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is very narrow and limits itself to making a phenol resin (fusible) without condensing agent and then reacting them with CH2O or Hexa or equivalents and therefore is [[underlined]] subordinate [[/underlined]] to my U.S. patent of September 10, [[underlined]] 1912. [[/underlined]]
Evening.  Simposium on Sewage disposal at Chemists Club (Am. Chem. Society, N.Y Section)  Sofer, Tucker etc. there.  I took part in discussion.  Remained at Club
Dec. 14.  [[strikethrough]] In Yonkers all day [[/strikethrough]] In New York all day. Evening went to [[Commerse?]] of [[underlined]] Verein Deutscher Chemiker [[/underlined]]  Schill presiding.  Went to bed late.  Petruski and many other germans there
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long winded affair.  Slept at Club.
[[underlined]] Dec 15. [[/underlined]] (Sunday) Took 11 AM train.  Wenzel and his fourth wife here for supper.  Took him to Cortland [[strikethrough]] [[etc?]] [[/strikethrough]] on evening.
Dec 16.  Here all day.  Milder weather, masons at work
Dec 17  Here all day. Evening went to lecture of W. [[underlined]] Stefansson [[/underlined]] on Blond Esquimaux.  Met [[underlined]] Dr. Grothe [[/underlined]] he made bad impression on me.  Seems irresponsible. and too cocksure [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] etc.  Home 12:35 P.M
Dec 18.  Sent [[underlined]] Jones [[/underlined]] to [[underlined]] Weston's [[/underlined]] to observe demonstration of Tenoform ^resin^ by Coqelton.
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Transcription Notes:
Tenoform ^resin^ by Coqelton. These words, altho hard to decipher, were found on Google. HK

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