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which led to a discussion of the fact that certain sounds are keyed so high that particular persons cannot hear those sounds. See vol. 50, p. 54.
- On the trip out to Buena Vista we turned off the highway, down which we had come from San Andreas, at Burson and took a neighborhood road to Camanche. Just north of Burson there is a low hill-top beautifully gay with Hypericum concinnum and Helianthemum scoparium, especially the latter. So we stopped to botanize and draw, an old man came along, going to the station at Burson. He was not in a hurry and stopped to talk. His dress was shabby but his talk suprised Miss Saunders by its intellligence and reason, and she was further astonished to learn he owned an 160 acre ranch, - because he
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looked like a tramp!
- Wind and the forest. The winter storms have blown down over 2 million ft. of Yellow Pine and Douglas fir in the country north of Mammoth. - supervisor Thomas J. Jones, Inyo Nat. For.[National forest] June, 1923. (District Circular.)
- Arctostaphylos myrtifolia Parry. These shrubs grew on a red sandstone. Sample of the country rock were sent to Dr. G.D. Lauderback. See his letter of July 14, 1923. Cont. from p. 1. See also no. 9961.
- Cal. Bot. Collectors. L.J. Xantus. For him named Xantusia, a genus of lizards (X. vigilis, desert tracts of Cal. Mex. & L. Cal.). Family 8. Xantusideae of order Lacertilia (Lizards). from Encycl. Britt. [Encyclopedia Brittanica] 16: 285d. (Edition, last, about 1910).
- Whitney, J. D., His misadventures in science. cf. Harold French, Pop. Sci. Mo. [Popular Sciencr Monthly] July, '14,who dilates upon them a bit.