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a bottle of thin A. In the afternoon packed copies of my book to be mailed to friends abroad.
Dec. 11 Worked morning in lab. Sent check $100 to Mother. (instead of 17th (next is due Jan. 22.
Took supper at Toch's. His second youngest child has measles - house quarantined. Afterwards went to Beefsteak dinner. - sat next to Loeb and McKenna. - The whole thing was a very jolly party.
Went home at 11:30. Showed samples of [[underline]] Bakalite [[/underline]] to Moore (Russel Moore
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Dec 12. Worked a little in lab. Took rest in afternoon.
In the evening, dinner of the Economic Club at the Astor Hotel. Very numerous and successful gathering. Topic = Discussion of the
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present policy of government control in public corporations. Excellent speech by Hepburn, Owerty, Livingston, Dr. Striker, Auger. Speeches all [[strikethough]] moderate [[/strikethrough]] fair but emphatically endorsing the movement for government control. - none against. Shows that people are gaining confidence in the movement for honest business and honest politics. Sat with Baskerville, Dr. Armhry & Loch. Left at 11 P.M.
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Dec 13 Felt somewhat tired. Did some work in lab. Thurlow ill with grip stayed away.
Dec 14. Went to New York. Appointment with Mr. Black at Development & Funding Co. from 12 M to 2 P.M. charge 1/3 day.
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