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car to station thence to NY to custom house to file bond for 15 tons cresol arriving from Germany for which I have not yet received consular invoice.  Short talk with Wiechman in his office. Then to Brooklyn - Richmond Hill to pipe factory of Demuth & Co.  Was astonished to see such a big installation.   Leopold De Muth is ill with appendicitis  Was shown around by manager Fenerdach.  Much hard work.  Too much of it.  but the customers pay. Had ten cigar holders in Bakelite finished. Long train ride back to New York  Took lunch at 3:15 P.M. then went to see Hooker and found Grieff there, discussion of Contract with Siemens Halske (Charge 1/3 day) then took train to Greystone and
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walked home by aqueduct and Untermyers.  Celine informs me George's temperature is 105F! and Dr Getty thinks he has typhoid.  Dear boy, I hope he may pull thru nicely.   California trip will have to be given up.   Drove to Yonkers to deliver telegram to Grieff and get citrate magnesium at Drug Store - Spoke with George for a few seconds.  He is lucid and answered with a smiling face.  but has still 103F- Dear fine boy- let us hope for the best.-
June 18  George sounded somewhat better less fever.   Roosevelt returned from Europe  Great demonstrations in New York in his honor. Rain all night. Morning clear weather.  In afternoon violent thunderstorm.  Dictated letters till 2 P.M.  Consular invoice for Cresol arrived finally.  Dictated  
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