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[[underlined]] carborundum [[\underlined]] or [[underlined]] sand for porous filters in oil drills. [[\underlined]]
Feb 21-22-23.  See Log of Ion
[[underlined]] Feb 24.  George [[\underlined]] writes that Swan has been able to make contracts with several customers who [[underlined]] heretofore have used Durex. [[\underlined]]
[[underlined]] Feb 25. [[\underlined]]  Returned [[underlined]] patent application of George [[\underlined]] W. Miller with my O.K. for filing.
Feb 26-27 & 28.  See [[underlined]] Log Book [[\underlined]] ION.  [[underlined]] Under sail [[\underlined]] to Long key.
[[underlined]] March 1. [[\underlined]]  At Long key.  Telegram from George reminds me of [[underlined]] Director's meeting [[\underlined]] March 17, wired him back, prefer not to go unless urgent.  [[underlined]] Recommend [[\underlined]] moderate [[underlined]] dividend consistent with financial expenses [[\underlined]] and [[underlined]] reduced income. [[\underlined]]  Left for [[underlined]] Bahia Honda [[\underlined]] about noon under sail.  Got there before sunset.  Strong westerly, developing into [[underlined]] gale. [[\underlined]]  March 2 warm
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[[underlined]] full gale. [[\underlined]] - Wrote letters.  [[underlined]] Wind howling all night [[\underlined]]
March 3. Slightly better
[[underlined]] March 4. [[\underlined]]  Moderated.  Off for [[underlined]] Key-West [[\underlined]] by [[underlined]] Spanish [[\underlined]] Channel.  Arrived [[underlined]] Key West [[\underlined]] about 3.30 P.M.  [[underlined]] See Log book [[\underlined]]  Wired to office; to Munroe and to Long Key send mail & telegrams here.
[[underlined]] March 5 [[\underlined]]  Sent Tax returns and checks for Federal and for State Taxes.  George wires wait for important letter.  Got 300$ at Bank on letter of credit.  Beautiful cool weather, sunny walked all day.  Luncheon [[underlined]] Casa Marina [[\underlined]] on ocean shore.  [[underlined]] Splendid [[\underlined]] roomy [[underlined]] hotel [[\underlined]] only about [[underlined]] 20 guests. [[\underlined]]  Whole place [[underlined]] Key-West very quiet [[\underlined]] much sobered up since last year's boom.  Much more pleasant
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