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rarely come to the meetings were present Took the 11:40 P.M train and arrived home about 1 P.M. 
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May 26. Intimidated by the many newspaper reports about the intended [[strikethrough]]cho [[strikethrough]]invalidation of the charter of the Consolidated Gas Co. I am taking into consideration changing my holding and buy some 7 or 8% earning stock. On inquiry Mr. Seligsman tells me that the later newspaper articles are supposed to have [[strikethrough]]augmented[[strikethrough]] been inspired by insiders who thus try to depress stock so as to buy back what they sold last week on a rise. A contemptible game again
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and all this to fleece the unwary small investor as myself. I decided to wait 
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Worked in laboratory on Soy until 4 P.M. when Dr. William McMurtrie came to visit. Drove out in the car with him and had a pleasant talk. At supper Boch joined us and stayed over night.
We drove McMurtrie to Kingsbridge.
Celine who had been confined to bed for several days on account of pains in back, joined us at supper.
During the night at 2 P.M was awakened by children looking at glare of fire of wrecked freight train below our property.