March 31, 1942. Tuesday. 114th Day.
|Robert Dollar Building in old|
Shanghai, China in 1920's
Notice "Rick shaw"
mode of transportation.
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Got a pass and went down town. Saw tailor about repairs and 2 pairs Khaki pants. All to be finished by Thursday, April 2nd.
Paid Masonic dues, Chinese $35.00, to Mr. Phil Giovannini, Secretary, and I am to get receipt early next week.
Looked in and kidded gang at American Association Relief, 7th floor of Dollar Building. (This building, built in 1923, was the first home of Chinese Radio in all of China. It was connected to American Radio, and quickly became very popular with the Chinese people).
Rummy score was 1-1 vs. JBS.
April 1, 1942. Wednesday. 115th Day.
Nice weather. No particular items to note.
Saw, for 3rd time, "100 men and a Girl" with Deanna Durbin. Still good, especially the music.
Beat JBS 1-0 at Rummy, taking the "super series".
April 2, 1942. Thursday. 116th Day.
Fine weather. Beat Brookhart 4-0 at rummy.
At dinner (supper), took up with Consulate General Lockhart and Consul Stanton, matter of wrapping moth balls in office rugs, putting property cards in safe, wrapping up house furniture.