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compromise with Knoll & Co and extolling virtues of their process! They all seem to have been bluffed [[strikeout]] to [[/strikeout]] into the wrong track; Will answer them as soon as Weger is here. Evening meeting at Chemists Club organization committee recommendation Chandler. Rained dogs & cats. ice storm & slippery streets! Depressing!
Feb. 18. Weger's steamer Graf Waldersee reported for tomorrow. Why did they send Weger with the slowest boat in mid-winter? Trust to save a few dollars? In afternoon Lewis drove me to Bretton Hall Hotel where I shall stay until arrival of Weger. At 6 P.M. Hall Berry came to see me to inquire about phonograph records, for [[Dept?]] of Edison Phonograph Co. Told him this matter had been studied and was 
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now being attended to and would be in hands of Protal Co. Went to supper of Hasslacher in German Club. Loeb. Toch, [[Flacet?]] McMurtrie and Slone there. Had good nights rest, and feel much better in surroundings which are somewhat different from my daily routine. But to morrow Bakelite talk begins again.
Feb. 19. Paper announces arrival of ship only to morrow! Went down town to Hookers office. Thru my recommendation of J.T.Slone becomes admitted to Rockridge Lawn Tennis Club, which Hooker tells me up till now exercized great caution in accepting new members. Lunch at Mougins Only Evans, Keenan and [[Futhock]] there. went back to Hotel. [[Wiechman?]] called
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