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members of the committee Commissioner [[red underline]] Ewing, [[/red underline]] Mr. Paige, Bradford and a few others present.  Paige spoke, then [[red underline]] Metz, [[/red underline]] then Buchenstein all except Paige spoke against the bill.  Adjourned at noon 
Took hurried lunch near Townsend's office then spent remainder afternoon discussing [[strikethrough]] my [[/strikethrough]] different amendments on pending patents as well as means for starting infringement suit against [[red underline]] Redman and O'Connor [[/red underline]] collectively.  Then for supper at Cosmos Club.  Met Winship secretary of Boston Civic club and with him Steward and two others took supper.  Met
^[[Oscar Crosby]] Capt. [[red underline]] Crosby [[/red underline]] of Warrington Va. recently back from Phillipines. 
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Jan.14. [[strikethrough]] Got [[/strikethrough]] Club rooms all taken so I had to occupy for tonight the room of Dr. [[red underline]] Alsberger [[/red underline]] Chief of the Bureau of Chemistry.
Up early.  Then off to the hearings on Paige Bill with Buchenstein  Spoke all morning (See printed copy) and seemed to receive much attention.  [[red underline]] Ewing [[/red underline]] congratulated me and [[strikethrough]] accompanied me to the Capitol [[/strikethrough]] ^[[walked with me]] as far as the Capitol  He asks me to accompany him to [[red underline]] Ottawa [[/red underline]] to help him with my arguments in relation of his efforts to modify the Canadian Patent laws on some kind of a reciprocity basis.
Spent portion of afternoon at Cosmos Club, then with Dr. (Colonel) Richards went to Army and Navy Club, a big handsome comfortable building.  But what a difference in the impression one gets here
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