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[[red underline]] in San Francisco has been [[/red underline]] awarded with one of [[red underline]] the two Grand Prizes [[/red underline]] given in the Chemical Section.
This seems quite a distinction because Roessler-Hasslacher with their extensive exhibit got only the Gold Medal.

June 16. Dictated all morning statements in relation to [[red underline]] Nikolas [[/red underline]] Suit for Roeber and others.  Went for lunch at Chemists Club  Then went to visit [[red underline]] Hasslacher [[/red underline]] who leaves tomorrow for the [[red underline]] Catskills. [[/red underline]] then took supper at Chemists Club. 
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Then met Bush Townsend and two chemists of [[red underline]] Dupont Powder [[/red underline]] Co. (one of them is Fin Sparre) to speak about contract for furnishing
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[[red underline]] monochlorbenzol [[/red underline]] and amyl and [[red underline]] hexylchloride [[/red underline]] the latter for making [[red underline]] amylacetate. [[/red underline]] Spent some time with Townsend talking over our victory in Patent case, and returned with 10:45 P.M train

June 17. Most of day spent in reading and some dictation  Rather sultry weather

June 18. Went to New York before noon to meet Porter at office of Royal [[red underline]] Baking Powder [[/red underline]] Co. took lunch with him and reported about present situation. Then went to our office to discuss current matters and problems with May, also about exhibit in [[red underline]] Chemical Exposition. [[/red underline]] Then to Brooklyn.
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Sutherland says he got yields [[red underline]] of 98% [[/red underline]] in his laboratory converter cell.  Remained there till 6:15 P.M Then went for supper to Chemists
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