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[[preprinted]] 108 [[/preprinted]] across Shonnard Terrace back over Warburton. Feb 2. Thurlow gone to Butler N. J. to instruct people of Am. Hard rubber Co in use of Bakelite. Less cold than yesterday but feels colder because air not so dry. Afternoon Thurlow telephones can do nothing in Butler because they lack necessary equipment for our tests. He is back in Yonkers. Feb. 3. Dictated a few letters then went to D. & F. Co where I met Hooker. We went together to Dukes President Tobacco Co. so as to describe him our [[end page]] [[start page]] [[preprinted]] 109 [[/preprinted]] Niagara enterprise. ^[[Duke]] [[underlined]] Duke [[/underlined]] has some water power in South Carolina which he wants to utilize. [[underlined]] Duke is [[/underlined]] a tall strong built man clean shaven, reminds somewhat of Barnum in appearance but looks younger. Slightly brown reddish hair. I had to leave so as to keep appointment with Anthony at Lawyers Club. Lunch with him a certain Mr. Taylor of Westinghouse who wants to make company for exploring a new storage battery with fired clay partitions to keep active material in. Went back to D. & F. Co [[end page]]
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