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[[preprinted]] 172 [[/preprinted]] with the motor car. After lunch went out with the "Cheer Up" to Piermont and came back towards evening. Beautiful calm weather. Moonlight. Children had remained at Snug Rock " with ours. Government boat stopping all launches and yachts on river to inspect them but we managed to get away along Palisades. At 8 P.M. drove the Baskervilles back home. [[margin]] Oct 5. [[/margin]] Busy in laboratory all morning. At about 3:30 P.M. arrived here Mr La Dow with a matrix of gramo- [[end page]] [[start page]] [[preprinted]] 173 [[/preprinted]] phone. We showed him (Thurlow, Lewis, Jim and myself present) our results with Bakelite and explained him our process for veneering and for phonographic records. He made one record then another. Had some trouble with sticking and irregular distribution of pressure. He seemed very much impressed with the possibilities of the process. He left his matrix to us for further use and experimenting and he signed my laboratory notes. I gave him a sample
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