Fri 17 we bade good bye to Clermont at 9 am Leslie took us to the depot in his auto we bade Ericson & McNeland Bankers good bye I bot 2 tickets for CR 3,84 & arrived on time & bot 2 tickets for Ioa City & while eating dinner at the Inter urban Restaurant came a very hard rain Maybe the hardest I ever saw & hard wind we got on the interurban & slowly started for Ioa city & the farther the slower til finaly found many trolley poles down & nearly on the track & we turned back to CR & the Co refunded our money & after a good strawberry supper I bot 2 tickets for Ioa City on the CR I&P & arrived near 9 dark & raining Mother & I started for a hotel with a girl for guide I carried both satchals & nearly gave out but finally reached the Jefferson registered secured a good room & went to bed
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