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imposing by [[strikethrough]] its [[/strikethrough]] numbers of paraders as well as by their earnestness.  The procession kept on and on, there seemed no end, then it became dark but procession kept coming. Finally at 6[[underline/superscript]]10[[/underline/superscript]]P.M. I went to Plaza Hotel to meet [[red underline]]Celine[[/red underline]].  After waiting till about 7P.M. we went in taxi to Delmonico's but the procession was still going on.  [[red underline]]Never saw such a long procession[[/red underline]].
After supper we tried in vain several theaters but could not get seats.  Only standing room left; So we both went home with 8[[underscore/superscript]]45[[/underscore/superscript]]P.M.  [[red underline]]Celine[[/red underline]] had been Marshall of the Yonkers Group, and Nina had held the sides of the Yonkers banner, which was harsh work on this

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windy day.

October 24,1915 (Sunday)
Beautiful bright day.  Celine and I went out on [[red underline]]"Cygnet"[[/red underline]] about 11 A.M. along the Palisade shore to 125th then back again [[strikethrough]] to [[/strikethrough]]as far as "Verdrietige Hook".  It was rather cold when against the wind.  Just at our moorings at sunset.

October 25.  Caught cold in the head yesterday and feel rather oppressed all day.

Oct. 26.  A [[red underline]] buy order [[/red underline]] sheet today over [[red underline]]$5000 .[[underscore/superscript]]00[[/underscore/superscript]][[/red underline]].  This makes booked orders for October already [[red underline]] $73000 [[underscore/superscript]]00[[/underscore/superscript]][[/red underline]] by far the record.  [[red underline]]Bakelite begins to be known.  [[/red underline]]

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[[/margin note]] After lunch went to Brooklyn to discuss precautions against explosions in oxalic filament. Met Whittier there and with Paulus talked over power and site problems.  Evening went for supper to Chemists Club then to University Club where
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