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1893
came out. Went into the Algerian place & bought some things - one a bonbonere for Mama and then met Ned & Will & some women Mrs. Allen knows - one of them Annie Pratt, who writes for St. Nicholas. And all had lunch at the Nenna Cafe! Some girls from the "Wilburs" also had lunch there & beer. Ned, Will & I went into "Old Nenna" and strolled around. Bought some pins, saw some natives playing zither & drum - piano under a tent in a sort of a beer garden &c. Then came out & went down to the Dahomey (So. African) village - and saw the strangest war dance - with song accompaniment and queer gestures - & a queer "band" - women & men all dressed alike & not much dressed. Two queer fellows who did a sort of solo part around the edge &c. the motions a good deal with shoulders & body - with occasional stamps & gestures & a high keyed chant all the time. We saw the huts & one old man hammering metal, his wife sewing & the cutest little white belted boy catching pennies thrown him. He vouch- safed me a handsome smile for one.

1893
came out. Went into the Algerian place & bought some things - one a bonbonere for Mama and then met Ned & Will & some women Mrs. Allen knows - one of them Annie Pratt, who writes for St. Nicholas. And all had lunch at the Nenna Cafe! Some girls from the "Wilburs" also had lunch there & beer. Ned, Will & I went into "Old Nenna" and strolled around. Bought some pins, saw some natives playing zither & drum - piano under a tent in a sort of a beer garden &c. Then came out & went down to the Dahomey (So. African) village - and saw the strangest war dance - with song accompaniment and queer gestures - & a queer "band" - women & men all dressed alike & not much dressed. Two queer fellows who did a sort of solo part around the edge &c. the motions a good deal with shoulders & body - with occasional stamps & gestures & a high keyed chant all the time. We saw the huts & one old man hammering metal, his wife sewing & the cutest little white belted boy catching pennies thrown him. He vouch- safed me a handsome smile for one.

1893
came out. Went into the Algerian place & bought some things - one a bonbonere for Mama and then met Ned & Will & some women Mrs. Allen knows - one of them Annie Pratt, who writes for St. Nicholas. And all had lunch at the Nenna Cafe! Some girls from the "Wilburs" also had lunch there & beer. Ned, Will & I went into "Old Nenna" and strolled around. Bought some pins, saw some natives playing zither & drum - piano under a tent in a sort of a beer garden &c. Then came out & went down to the Dahomey (So. African) village - and saw the strangest war dance - with song accompaniment and queer gestures - & a queer "band" - women & men all dressed alike & not much dressed. Two queer fellows who did a sort of solo part around the edge &c. the motions a good deal with shoulders & body - with occasional stamps & gestures & a high keyed chant all the time. We saw the huts & one old man hammering metal, his wife sewing & the cutest little white belted boy catching pennies thrown him. He vouch- safed me a handsome smile for one.
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