way to marts and merchants far beyond our horizons. When I saw Arabs, Syrians, Turks bearing great burdens _ unbelievable weights _ in Constantinople, Haifa, Cairo in later years, I thought of the childhood pedlar as he raised to his back a weight which seemed to my childhood eyes miraculous. _ July 31, 1931.
A fauna, marine shells, is found Middle Eocene shales in the sides of Ulatis Creek just under Dunns Peak. The technical description of them occur in Univ. Cal. Publ. Geol. Sciences, 14:289-318 (1923).
The bathtub at home when I was a child was a wooden tub about 3 _ feet in diameter and 1 _ feet deep. It was a wood tub and was moved about where needed. There was only one and
we littlest, my little brother and myself, noticed that there was considerable competition for its use on the part of the numbers of the family older than ourselves. There was none on our part. No small boy likes to get his feet or his ears, far removed organs of his anatomy, wet in a bathtub or any metal receptacle. The swimming hole in the creek is a different matter. During the summer there was a compromise as to weekdays in the matter of home bathing. We must wash our feet in a basin each night before going to bed, which ritual being performed was accepted in lieu of ablution of the whole body. But the washing of feet was rigidly exacted. It seemed to us a very useless ceremony, because were we not going right out into the dust the very next day; and