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May tells me that Neave knows thru Chatfield's secretary that he has not yet done anything with the [[red underline]] Nikolas [[/red underline]] case and is not yet thru with an embroidery case which came up before us!!
This is a depressing raining day.  Towards evening drove to University Club to meet [[red underline]] Skinner of Westinghouse who [[/red underline]] took supper with me.  I told him we intended to sue [[red underline]] Redman [[/red underline]] also [[red underline]] O'Connor [[/red underline]] (Redmanol Co and Formica Co) He promised to help me in establishing evidence through the manager of the New York office of Westinghouse
I mentioned to him that we were about to put a vastly improved plastic sheet on the market and that we had succeeded also in making an improved molding mixture which
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had a puncture strength of about [[red underline]] 1000 [[/red underline]] volts per mil and I promised him to send samples.  [[overwritten]] I [[/overwritten]] We drove him in a cab to the Biltmore hotel.  Very stormy rainy weather.  I went to Penn. station to take train for Washington.  Impossible to sleep on account of frequent stops of train causing violent bumping.  Arrived about 2 hours late.  They tell me 

Jan.13. there was a wreck on the road hence the frequent stops.  went immediately to [[red underline]] Cosmos Club [[/red underline]] to get a hasty wash and shave.  Then with [[red underline]] Buchenstein [[/red underline]] to the hearing of the [[red underline]] Paige Bill [[/red underline]] (suppression of product claims in chemical patents and compulsory working claims in chemical patents) at the office of the House Committee on Patents.  [[red underline]] Oldfield [[/red underline]] presided and was very friendly to me.  He recognized me at once.  [[red underline]] Herman Metz [[/red underline]] there as
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