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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 newspaper for the latest news, but after walking over 2 miles and visiting several stands I was compelled to return without it-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 RP Wade and Castle families headed off to look for "switches" (ladies hairpieces) in Milan.RP Wade and Castle families headed off to look for “switches” (ladies hairpieces) in Milan.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Our ladies have had Italy, and especially Milan, in their minds for months as the place for hair, for switches and especially black ones, and after maturing their plans for action made a raid today on the shops which settles that momentious question-  At another shop four or five dozen pairs of gloves. Kids @ 30 to 50 cts per pair, and another shop was glad to furnish Mrs. JH. with their best Camels hair shawl, +c so we’ve more figuring and engineering to pack our trunks each time so as to avoid the annoying Revenue officials-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 29th   At the Depot again waiting for the 1015 AM train we take another look at this elegant structure, the finest depot I have seen. It is 1000 ft long and 325 ft wide. The reception rooms are finely frescoed and the arched ceilings hansomely ornamented in relief- One half of the roof covering the track, is glass-

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 We have left Milan with some regret at not making a longer stay. It is a clean city, and one of the most flourishing in Italy.   A N’York gentleman says he was here 25 years ago and now the city has grown out of his memory, tearing down, widening, extending and modernizing to an extent not usual in Europe   It was entirely destroyed in 1162 by Emp Fred’ Barbarossa, but rebuilt by the allies (Bergamo, Brescia +c) in 1167-

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 At 1115 we reach Bergamo, famous for its essence of Bergamot, olive oil, silk, and

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 RP Wade & Castle families succeeding in purchasing switches (hairpieces) and a multitude of other items in Milan. Ladies are proudly wearing their new switches.RP Wade & Castle families succeeding in purchasing switches (hairpieces) and a multitude of other items in Milan. Ladies are proudly wearing their new switches.

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