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Jan 14 (Sunday) arrived at Niagara Project House at 1:00 P.M.  Afternoon went to works of D & F Co.  Met Burnham in charge.  The dear chap was dressed like a scare crow trying to keep fire in old stove in office shanty.  
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Evening met Block of Boonton Rubber Co. at Hotel kept on talking until 11 P.M. Christian Science philosophy of life.  He is a Christian Scientist travels with pocket edition of Health & Science.  
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Jan 20.  Spent all day at works. Studying diaphragm question. 
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Windy evening. Thaw. Took walk alone to Prospect point. was the only visitor to the Falls. The only other man was the keeper of the point. he told me he once
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was a wealthy man and owned property near Prospect House and had lost everything.  Had traveled all over Europe etc etc..  Have sent registered letter to mother with another check for $130
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Jan 21.  A busy day at the works.  I am rather annoyed at the thought that the cell room should be so full of gas as to make it so hard for the workmen.  Something must be done to overcome this.
In the evening went to Buffalo to see "Shore Blues" a well played american play.
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Jan 22.  Another busy day.  I do not mind coughing myself or having my lungs sore for a few days, but I cannot conciliate myself that poor workmen should be compelled to live in this atmosphere.
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