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[[page number]] 16 intricate piece of tapa -- also a boy spreading copra out to dry. Willy is certainly a head man in this town! Chicken again tonight. Two men have the job of providing us with vegetables, etc. -- one comes in the AM & one in the PM -- Shades of Notha & the days of my "starvation"! The copies of the [[underline]] Geographic [[/underline]] that I brought along will, like my pack of cards, soon be ready for the "glass case"! We quite often wish you were here, Ed! Here's a bowl of yanjana to you! [[inserted in margin with arrow to previous paragraph]] (Willy cut a fine walking stick for you in Lakemla.) [[/end inserted note]] Harry P.S. -- Lest you forget -- 2 months [[page number]] 17 from tonight is my wedding night -- so do you drink something-or-other to me! cheers -- H. P.P.S. thank God I bought a Flit [[?]] gun! Few mosquitoes & house flies here but there are countless numbers of tiny non-biting flies that swarm around the lights & mess up the table. I cover the map, use the gun & they fall like snow! then I have a few minutes on a clean sheet. The evening grows old -- time to join the floor gang for the last few rounds -- before going [[underline]] temporarily [[/underline]] to sleep! H. [[end of page]]