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to social enjoyment must more than suffer in losing one half of himself - and that the better half.

When you see him please give him my sympathetic greetings.

The good news concerning business prospects is welcome. The Alger Sullivan Co. seems fortunate in escaping great loss of timber by the severe storms of recent years in their locality. Their earnings, too, for September, seem large to me.

I am spending very peaceful and charming days in delightful old Kioto[[sic. Kyoto]] after the rush and excitement of the last six months. The weather is perfect and I am again quartered in my old room in the Yaami Hotel served by old servants, refreshed by

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