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very taciturn man but this night he made decidedly an exception.  As he is a total abstainer and as the whole dinner was on water alone, his readiness to talk cannot be ascribed to the dinner itself.  At the dinner were also present a number of Chemists of the Cincinnati Section of the American Chemical Society who had come specially that evening from Cincinnati.
Among them was Dr. [[red underline]] Springer, [[/red underline]] an old friend of mine.  My lecture came off very well and seemed to take their full attention.  See the report published n their publication after stenographic notes.  [[red underline]] Swan [[/red underline]] had arranged a very impressive exhibit of articles made of Bakelite.  I was complimented right and
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left.  Room was packed full. My cold did not bother me. Then they kept interrogating me till late.  I felt very much pleased at all this.  [[red underline]] Mr. Deeds [[/red underline]] drove me back to my hotel in his Limousine.  In all my lecture I purposely refrained from mentioning the word [[red underline]] bakelite [[/red underline]]  Went to bed about 11:30 P.M.

April 8. Feel well rested.  Packed  my valise early. Then went to the enormous factory of the [[red underline]] National Cash Register Co, [[/red underline]] where Mr. [[red underline]] Clements [[/red underline]] the chief chemist was waiting for me, together with Mr. [[red underline]] Dorsey [[/red underline]] the Chief electrical engineer, both leaders of their respective laboratories
H. M. [[red underline]] Williams, [[/red underline]] the assistant of [[red underline]] Clements [[/red underline]] took me further around in all the departments, then finally also the Lacquer department which is in charge of Mr. Walter Frayne, and where they would
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