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May 26. (Sunday) I drove [[Boch?]] and his child and his nurse from St John's hospital to New York. George and Nina and Lewis were with me. Motor car worked well. Rainy day. The new Broadway road is magnificently paved. 
Very rainy gloomy day. Stayed home working in laboratory and in my study room correcting proofs.
[[margin - Motor car works well. Admiration for a new stretch of well paved road!]]
May [[strikethrough]] 27 [[strikethrough]], [[strikethrough]] 28 [[strikethrough]] ]] 27]][[/margin 1/x]] 
Spent [[underlined]] one day [[/underlined]] at office of D.& F. Interview with Mr. Hooker and Mr. Marsh as to summary policy for improving the running of our plant at Niagara Falls.
Advised the immediate construction of extra anode vault, extra-
[[margin - My Recomendations as to improvements in Niagara Falls 
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bleach chamber, extra evaporating bottles and specially of reconstruction of old cells in the plans outlined by me some time ago.
Interview with Sage as to damage suit of Niagara Plant. He advises to keep ready to go and testify as a witness.
Gave Dr. Schweitzer copy of my paper for Society of Chemical Industry.
Stocks went down [[underlined]] awfully [[/underlined]].
[[margin - Big drop in stocks in Wall Street]]
Cons. Gas dropped to 111. If I had followed my own judgment, I would have done better by converting last Saturday into more profitable securities. 
Charge one full day to D & F Co.
May 28. Worked early in my lab. on Soy. Then went to New York office of D. & Funding Co.
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Was busy [[underlined]] all afternoon [[/underlined]] with

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