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8 Jan. 7. [[strikethrough]] Up [[?]][[/strikethrough]] Mild [[strikethrough]] [[thawin]] [[/strikethrough]] day [[strikethrough]] Temperature [[/strikethrough]] Went to New York [[red underline]] Automobile show. [[/red underline]] Very crowded and on this account uninteresting because you could not come near the most interesting exhibits. Why dont they use larger space or prolong the exhibition.- Then supper at University Club. Then went to see movie-show at Strand Theatre: "The Girl of the Golden West." Home with 11:45 P.M. Jan 8. Mild clear weather: At home all day. I calculate that our [[red underline]] general expenses have increased about $10.000 a year [[/red underline]] while our orders have not increased. It is doubtful whether our profits available for [[red underline]] dividends will be as high as last [[/red underline]] year. Jan 9. Went to New York evening for supper and returned with 10:40 P.M Jan 10. 1915 Sunday. Spent most of [[end page]] [[start page]] 9 [[symbol in top left margin shows a circle topped by a cross]] [[a vertical red line in left margin highlights remainder of entry for Jan. 10]] the day reading. Feel more and more depressed, uninterested in everything. This is a real torture When and how will it end? [[/vertical line in left margin]] Jan. 11 Busy dictating all morning. Orders [[red underline]] thus far very small. [[/red underline]] Afternoon went to Porter's office thence with him to Brooklyn laboratory. [[red underline]] Sutherland [[/red underline]] has results in relation to direct [[red underline]] [[delamination?]] of acids. [[/red underline]] His yield are all more than twice the amount of racemic acid, showing that [[red underline]] factor [[/red underline]] 2 is all right and that the high yields recently reported are real and [[red underline]] not imaginary. [[/red underline]] [[symbol in left margin shows a circle topped by a cross with annotation]] [[underlined]] 6 hrs [[/underlined]] [[/symbol and annotation in left margin]] Paulus ^[[Paulus]] was busy with his formate machine which operated under pressure. Left about 6 P.M. Charge 4 hours. I went for supper at Mouquin and returned home by 8:45 P.M train. Jan 12. A busy day telephoning. Spent about [[overwritten]] one [[/overwritten]] much telephoning with Brooklyn. Charge one hour. [[symbol in left margin showing a circle topped by a cross with annotation]] [[underlined]] 1 h [[/underlined]] [[/symbol and annotation]]
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