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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Aug 29        Prague to Nuremburg    198

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 nodded his satisfaction and all was over.        I noticed that two or three
men watched me closely-     Asked Henry many questions (as he
afterwards informed me) about our residence,  if I was not a military
officer Captain or Colonel, and (word scratched out) and try^i^ed to get up a conversation
with Alice but found she could only talk English.     Anna found
them watching our every movement, through windows, through reflecting
Mirrors +c-     They suspected that I might be a Frenchman trying
to enter German territory-     The toot-toot-teet-toot, of the lively “Dutch”
conductor soon carries us out of their range.     This brass horn
amuses us much,  tootling by our window every few miles, the
signal for starting,  the first horn we had heard in such a place.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Such a beautiful panorama of landscapes, fine farms, over rolling land
with hills in the distance, groves and
villages interspersed over the charming
rolling meadows.   And her for the first
time in Germany we see farm houses in
the spaces between the villages-
At every switch along the road we see
switchtenders, in uniform, facing the
train, á la soldier, with a long stick
at “carry arms”, saluting the
train, doubtless to show that
they are at their post, but
we rack our brains to guess the use
of that stick-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 At Swendorf we change cars, and              [-one of the principal streets- -Nuremberg-]
wait one hour for the train, fortunately

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [Page has two small drawings of switchtenders ]

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