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[[centered]] 121 [[/centered]] [[centered]] Monday November 2,[[/centered]] I spent this morning getting my lecture on Bibliography in order and after lunch Dorothy walked part way up to the YSCS with me. We got a piece of brocade to send the Mother and then I went on to work and Dorothy to the Post Office to get the wonderful box of Candles. We are so happy to have them and to report that of all that huge box only one was broken in the least and that a clean crack easily mended. Louise came over for supper and told us all about their weekend and we sat around in lazy fashion and played with Peter the Pup. Louise says she wants a dog but she knows there could never be another as cute a Pete and she would never be happy with any other kind. [[centered]]Tuesday November 3,[[/centered]] This afternoon I had a long conference about my Art lecture with the younger Fu and had to jump right from that to giving the lecture on Bibliography. I gave them books on History, Politics and International Relations. I came home very tired but tea and a bath refreshed me and we went up to have dinner with Lee and Frieda Miles and to sit about their fire until late arguing as we always do in delightful,friendly fashion when ever we meet. They are such charming folks, sincere and keen and always so cordial. [[centered]]Wednesday November 4,[[/centered]] Sunday I wrote to Dr. J,C, Ferguson, the authority on Sung Painting and a keen critic of all Chinese Art asking for a little of his time to ask about some questions that were coming to me in connection with my Art lecture. He graciously told me to call today at four and I did so gratefully. We had a fine time, disagreeing some, and discussing, but giving me confidence in what I planned to give in my first lecture on Thursday. I had tea with Mrs. Ferguson and the Doctor later and came home about six. Dorothy went to the meeting of the Federated Women's Clubs to hear Mrs Frances Parkinson Keyes. She reported a very stupid meeting since Mrs, Keyes had an enlarged ego and distinctly talked down to her audience. We entertained Mr and Mrs. Pettus for dinner that evening and though it was in a large sense a duty we did have a fairly good time.
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