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The Log of the Empire State

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Language: English
Wordcount: 15,043 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.4
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 381
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A member of a trade mission conducted by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, the author describes the three month voyage around the pacific rim with visits to Hawaii, Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

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d of an emergency hospital. Mrs. A. F. Morrison had fallen, breaking a bone in her wrist, Mrs. E. Dinkelspiel had her head injured, Louis Glass had a bandage over his cut face, and scarcely anyone escaped without black and blue marks.

To see one of our capitalists being led weakly by a strong attendant, while grasping his mal de mer tin firmly, was a sight unnoticed, in the tumult of rushing waves. Of course, all portholes were closed, two of the crew narrowly escaped being washed overboard. Their spotless uniform of white had long since been discarded for rain coats and high boots. Some of us slept out on deck rather than negotiate the treacherous stairs to the uncertain joys of a stateroom in which the trunks had to be lashed to the walls to avoid painful contact (you see, many of us had the vivid recollection of the crashes that woke us). In most cases the dainty bureau scarfs upon which reposed the Cologne bottle, mirror, powder, hairpins, etc., etc., had dashed into one conglomerate, broken mass on th

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