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call it the milk train because it bumps and stops at every small village. But managed to sleep comfortably awakened in Hoboken at about 730 AM went to Wegers Hotel, thence. March 1. went to NY ^Central^ station to see Kirby ^Kirby, electrical engineer^ of electrical department in order to inquire about feasibility of future visit of [[underlined]] Weger and Tessel and [[Layer?]]. [[/underlined]] He told me about a new test submitting one of their Bakelite insulating blocks to 60.000 [[alternatives?]] of hot and cold water without lessening its qualities. Arrived home at about noon. Dictated many letters and was busy until late. 
[[underlined]] March 2 [[/underlined]]. Rainy muddy day. Weger arrived here ^at laboratory^ about 10.A.M. Lewis had trouble with commutator
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of car and spent majority of day trying to locate and remedy the trouble. All this at the worst occasion when I needed him most in my demonstrations on Paper-Bakelite...Weger remained here for supper, then drove him to Cortland.  
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[[underlined]] March [[strikethrough]] 14 [[/strikethrough]] 15 [[/underlined]] Took early train to Niagara. Beautiful clear weather. I stopped off at [[underlined]] Hooker [[/underlined]]  Electrochemical Works. Conference all day with Amsteen, Hooker, Lansing Rowland. Charge one day
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lunched at Kaltenback. [[underlined]] Tessel, Yaeger, Weger [[Clare?]] [[/underlined]] seemed very enthusiastic of their morning visit to the Falls in this clear weather. Afternoon I went back to Hooker plant, and [[underlined]] Siemens [[/underlined]] men went back to Buffalo.
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