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14 from what exists in Europe in military circles! Not [[black underline]] a single [[/black underline]] uniform nor in fact anything which would distinguish this club from that of civilians. [[A vertical red line in left margin highlights the middle section of this page.]] There is no doubt that we are fortunately still very [[red underline]] far from being "a military" nation. Yet this club has about 4 or 5000 members! No military pose, nor military arrogance here [[/red underline]] [[strikethrough]] wh [[/strikethrough]] as one finds even in the smallest European countries. Spent evening till eleven correcting typewritten report of my speech. [[/vertical red line in left margin]] Then took hurried supper at [[strikethrough]] Shrl [[/strikethrough]] Shoreham Hotel, then to station and back to New York. [[black underline]] Jan 15 [[/black underline]] Arrived early, not much sleep last night, but do not feel to tired. Went to Newark where Dr. Edward [[end page]] [[start page]] 15 [[red underline]] Weston [[/red underline]] awaited me with his automobile and drove me to his factory. Spent all day from 10. A.M to 5:30 P.M with him going over the details of the history of his many inventions so as to find material for ^[[Prof.]] Chandler's address ^[[about him]] as well as my own address for the Perkin Medal evening. Then hurried to University Club where I changed to evening clothes to go to the Banquet in honor of [[red underline]] Dr. Cottrell [[/red underline]] at the Plaza on occasion of the donation of the first dividends of the [[red underline]] Research Corporation [[/red underline]] to the Smithsonian Institute. I sat at table with Capt. Lucas of Washington. the whole dinner seemed somewhat stiff and formal. [[red underline]] Lidbury [[/red underline]] appeared to me rougher and ruder [[strikethrough]] than [[/strikethrough]] and more self assertive than ever.
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