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to the Chaumont. The tug then took us in
tow and we got underway making about
7 knots. Received five letters, one from mother,
the first written a day after we left Annapolis.
Sunday Oct. 17th Temp Max. 77 min. 61
Arrived San Diego
and tied up at the
Municipal pier, foot of
Broadway, at 10 AM. Had a thich fog coming
into harbor and wondered how on earth we
could navigate at all -- Bill and I went ashore
at once to phone the Gardners and walked
up to the U.S. Grant Hotel. The Gardners
were out of town but were due back in town to-night
Bought some magazines and hurried back to the
ship as Bill had to take the day's duty at noon
and be on until noon to-morrow.
Monday Oct 18th Temp Max. 71 min. 58
I went ashore with Mrs and Miss Gayler
to a beauty parlor where I got a facial, hair
trim, shampoo and water wave -- $7.00 After
Lunch Dr & Mrs Webber took us for a ride.
First went in to see Mr Gardner, in his
store on Broadway, and liked him very much.
He gave me a lovely cigarette box, ivory elephant,
& a ring of charms. Then we drove all around
San Diego, Balboa Park, thru the residential section
and down to "Ramona's Marriage Place" in old
San Fiego, then out thru Loma Poral and to
Point Loma. The city is filled with palm trees
and flower beds in bloom, saw my orange tree
and it had oranges nearly ripe on it -- also saw