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car for one hour ($6 00) and were driven along Charles street and newer residence section and [[red underline]] Tulane University [[/red underline]]. Beautiful quarter. Fine residences green everywhere. Beautiful palm trees along avenue and gardens totally different from air of neglect encountered in french quarter In the evening went for walk along same quarter Then went to see cinamatograph of an artic expedition in one of the cheaper theaters.

March 31. Members of [[red underline]] American Chemical Society [[/red underline]] begin to arrive by morning trains. Celine is indisposed. Afternoon excursion on Mississippi in one of the special excursion steamers. flat [[strikethrough]] boat [[/strikethrough]] white boats with rear drum paddle. Primitive engine and boilers: the whole boat seems flexible and flimsy
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Evening ^[[cold]] supper was served along two rows of crowded tables and nigger orchestra about as noisy as that in Cuba. Then dancing for everybody. Big room decorated with Smilax and spanish moss. I hate to think what would happen if [[strikethrough]] I [[/strikethrough]] a fire started. Back at hotel about 10 P.M. Then [[red underline]] meeting of council. [[/red underline]]
Rather business like. Very little time lost. [[red underline]] Herty [[/red underline]] presiding at 1 AM  I moved to adjourn to the relief of everybody.

[[ink underline]] April 1. [[/ink underline]] 1915.  Meeting at [[red underline]] Tulane University. [[/red underline]] I read paper for [[Ash?]] on Chemistry of Wine and of Schipphaus: On the chemists work in Celluloid Industry. 
Standing lunch at Tulane University then more industrial papers. At 6 P.M. The officers of Louisiana section gave us an informal supper at Antoine's Restaurant
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