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new suit was pathetic. In the evening, we went to a party given by both military and civil. So far as the civil went it was a failure. The Christmas tree and auction by Mr. Lane were great. Christmas Day we came up to Silay with Mr. Dent, Mr. Tarbox and Miss Wilkins. We went to an entertainment given by the children in the theatre and then came home in a pouring rain. We are better satisfied than ever with our town.