Science: Chemists in Atlanta

To counterbalance the workaday side of a convention there are always light moments devised by thoughtful committees. Most of these at last week's Atlanta meeting of the American Chemical Society were for the scientists' ladies. Included: a barbecue by Atlanta's public-spirited Coca-Cola works, an auto ride to the Federal Penitentiary, excursions to nearby fertilizer factories.

While wives were thus disporting themselves, busy husbands were scurrying about Atlanta in taxicabs which gave badge-wearers a flat 25¢ rate, attending divisional meetings, talking shop.

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