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Jepson Field Book volume 21 page 190 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 21 page 190
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Berkeley is an atmosphere of work and where certain personal ideals of conduct and habit are sharply and clearly established.  Here he is on in a raw mob of a freshman class 1000 strong. Jimmie tells a story of my friend Geo. D. Butler thee lawyer in Yreka. A prospector by name of  [N--sick], grub-staked by a merchant (Tetheroe), discovered a rich gold mine.  He came back and reported no find, and went out again on his own account and marked his mine, making big money.  Tetheroe brought suit, proved fraud, got the mine but of course "those Yreka lawyers who hog everything in the county" came in for a  ::::::::: Sept. 5, 1910  share.  Butler got 1/8 (or 1/4); O'Neil, Butler's partner, the same. Jimmie says the gold is practically free gold and is taken out in immense chunks - and that much of it is sent direct to the S. F. mint without milling! - Today comes in to call Geo. D. Butler who says: Polemonium humile is my mephitic!!  Cupressus macnabiana on Goosenest Mt. two locs. in foothills, one west, one (east?).  The old cones are all closed, but after taking a branch home the cones open and the seeds shell out on the paper.  Butler speaks of three exotic trees as "spontaneous" at Yreka
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