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and remained for supper

April 16.
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Got up with lumbago which makes sitting or moving very painful.  Spent [[ink underline]] two more hours [[/ink underline]] correcting and rewriting German affidavit
Then limped to [[strikethrough]] dru [[/strikethrough]] Thomas Drug Store for his notary seal  Charge 75 cents to General Bakelite Co and $1.00 to R.B.P. Co for notary expenses
Spent remainder of day till late correcting stenographic report of my Dayton Lecture 
Feel very tired and disgusted with everything.  Celine and children went to movies.  I to bed. [[red underline]] New York Air Brake [[/red underline]] stock went way up today on account of [[red underline]] war orders for shrapnel and arms. [[/red underline]]

April 17. Another busy day 
Lumbago better.  Rewriting Dayton lecture. Evening
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to University Club with [[red underline]] Dr. George Sarton of Ghent, editor of Isis [[/red underline]] who received first [[strikethrough]] schl [[/strikethrough]] scholarship of Washington Committee headed by Dr. Hopkins.  He studied under Frederic Swarts.  Tells me his experience during the beginning of war, etc. Makes good impression [[strikethrough]] I abr [[/strikethrough]] Is about 30 years old and speaks English well, probably because his wife is English.

April 18 (Sunday) Home all day correcting typewritten copy of Dayton lecture and reading war news in newspapers. - Beautiful weather.

April 19. Fine mild weather. Used Dictaphone to get thru all my belated letters and cleared up everything.  [[red underline]] Lawrence [[/red underline]] trying to prepare [[red underline]] resorcine so as to estimate [[/red underline]] real cost.  More correction of Dayton lecture.  Then to [[red underline]] dentist. [[/red underline]] Enamel of front teeth has dropped off so new repairs.  Weather mild
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