o Paris and London, and from London home.
My daughter, Mrs. Tucker, having remained in Saint Paul, I yielded to the importunities of friends to play chaperon to a party of young ladies.
The Misses Koon, of Minneapolis, the Misses Dousman and Miss Paul, of Wisconsin, were of the party-and five more intellectual, companionable young women could not be found in any country.
On November 6, 1895, I again embarked for Europe.
Our itinerary was via the Mediterranean.
Landing at Naples, we visiteboats were delightful-clean, comfortable, and with a good menu every day. As we passed the dahabiyeh and realized the tediousness of a trip on them, we congratulated ourselves on the decision we had made.
The Misses Koon, the Misses Dousman, Miss Ann Paul, and myself, with Doctor J. D. Rushmore, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Curtis, and Mr. Dodge made a delightful party of ten.
Our itinerary provided for a stop at every interesting point between Cairo and Assuan.
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