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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 44 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 44
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Benicia, Oct. 14, 1907.  standard ton is 2400 pounds. We weigh our bark here. If a man at Needle Rock wants it weighed there we say all right. We know how much it loses and the loss, 200 pounds, makes it 2600 pounds there. The Wagners know how to make good extract. We haven't used it. The Greenwoods people extract plant blows up. We used it. -- Herbert Kullman of Kullman Salz & Co, Benicia, California, Tanners. ---------- - Stearns, R.E.C, Forest Tree Culture in Cal, Am. J. For. 1882-3, p. 142. ---------- ::::::::: Niles, Oct. 19, 1907.  - Mr. Rice says: "Between Raymond and Wawona is a sawmill sawing up an oak which is abundant about there. They get logs 2 to 4 ft. diam., one log from a tree. Some boards but mostly small stuff, such as pieces for axe-handles." -- From his description of the tree this is Blue Oak (Quercus Douglasii). The spot is (17) miles this side Wawona. - Mr. Jos. Saunders says: "In the Mendocino country they peel the [Giant Chinquapin] for tan bark. The sheep men constantly fire the country to make better feed, even cutting fine trees." - On the Botany 4 trip to Niles today the results worth a
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