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was in America a few years ago a very eminent glassmaker remarked to me, "You are a very lucky young man. You are seeing and taking part in the revolution of the processes of the glass industry. In a few years there will be nothing more for you to achieve."
    The first part is true, post-war years have been crowded with invention and hard work against difficult labour and financial conditions. The second part of his remark as to reaching any degree of finality is not correct. If I could have the honour and pleasure of lecturing in this hall 15 or 20 years from now, I think that very few of the processes I have described to-night would be considered up-to-date, and in several them there will be further revolutionary changes, in which I hope that my firm will lead the way.

[R. M. W.]