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falls - got drinks of the water & finally reclined on the cool grass in the Park till about train time (6.15) when we rode out the river road again - past a house Will is building - to a drugstore for "Lemon & Vichy" and to the train - about 18 miles wheeling & my cyclometer 29 3199+ We got checked & fixed just in time and Will staid on till the cars moved & then bade us all affection- ate farewell! The Rathjen party had missed the train - but the German crowd - with beer on ice - had not. The ride home- tho' long - was really very beautiful. First the beautiful gorge and a glimpse of Lake Ontario shining under the sun and the beautiful Lewiston Valley. Then fair fields & a cool sweet breeze and lovely sunset - a clear pinky sky & few little blue clouds - and soon after a beautiful- almost-full moon which came up and sailed forth to make a night of it - and such a night! We amused ourselves variously - but well - and arrived on time, 9:40, to come up to a good lunch Mama had ready. We ate till late and then cleared off & Con didn't go home till after eleven - sometime. Was good & sleepy. June 14 Monday Flag day & Kate's
birthday & beautiful. A very busy day - Gilmore's last before his vacation to Burleigh Falls. Dressmaker at noon and to

1897
Cyclom. 3200
falls - got drinks of the water & finally reclined on the cool grass in the Park till about train time (6.15) when we rode out the river road again - past a house Will is building - to a drugstore for "Lemon & Vichy" and to the train - about 18 miles wheeling & my cyclometer 29 3199+ We got checked & fixed just in time and Will staid on till the cars moved & then bade us all affection- ate farewell! The Rathjen party had missed the train - but the German crowd - with beer on ice - had not. The ride home- tho' long - was really very beautiful. First the beautiful gorge and a glimpse of Lake Ontario shining under the sun and the beautiful Lewiston Valley. Then fair fields & a cool sweet breeze and lovely sunset - a clear pinky sky & few little blue clouds - and soon after a beautiful- almost-full moon which came up and sailed forth to make a night of it - and such a night! We amused ourselves variously - but well - and arrived on time, 9:40, to come up to a good lunch Mama had ready. We ate till late and then cleared off & Con didn't go home till after eleven - sometime. Was good & sleepy. June 14 Monday Flag day & Kate's
birthday & beautiful. A very busy day - Gilmore's last before his vacation to Burleigh Falls. Dressmaker at noon and to

1897
Cyclom. 3200
falls - got drinks of the water & finally reclined on the cool grass in the Park till about train time (6.15) when we rode out the river road again - past a house Will is building - to a drugstore for "Lemon & Vichy" and to the train - about 18 miles wheeling & my cyclometer 29 3199+ We got checked & fixed just in time and Will staid on till the cars moved & then bade us all affection- ate farewell! The Rathjen party had missed the train - but the German crowd - with beer on ice - had not. The ride home- tho' long - was really very beautiful. First the beautiful gorge and a glimpse of Lake Ontario shining under the sun and the beautiful Lewiston Valley. Then fair fields & a cool sweet breeze and lovely sunset - a clear pinky sky & few little blue clouds - and soon after a beautiful- almost-full moon which came up and sailed forth to make a night of it - and such a night! We amused ourselves variously - but well - and arrived on time, 9:40, to come up to a good lunch Mama had ready. We ate till late and then cleared off & Con didn't go home till after eleven - sometime. Was good & sleepy. June 14 Monday Flag day & Kate's
birthday & beautiful. A very busy day - Gilmore's last before his vacation to Burleigh Falls. Dressmaker at noon and to
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