Robin Linda & George Hansen
GEO. HANSENLANDSCAPE ARCHITECT2705 HEARST AVENUE, BERKELEY, CAL.ADVISORY ARCHITECT TO PARK COMMISSIONS,MUNICIPALITIES AND CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONSMay 2d., 1904.Dear and good man,Cent (reposing in his private car): who are you making for today? Shack or upstairs?Wells-Fargo driver: It is for you today.Gent (as before); Oh, I guess not.Driver, "as "he" passes: Yes it is.Voice of gent's soul: John Muir, sure; but what can he send?Some hammering went on in the backyard, and then the triumphant hurrah of Young Roland told the story: Papa, Oranges, big ones. Now he is at my side with a golden orb under each armpit. "Shall we eat 'em , me in Junge? Asks the father -" Shall we? " replies the boy (who has never yet used the" words "no" and "yes").- Here comes the mother, too. Mama, tumbles out the choking voice, people are good to us" - Too good, I think "" says thinly the voice the sender of which surveys the silvery x-pand of the Bay before our eyes.-"Let us thank' god for it".Meanwhile the little chap has busied himself. He knows the value of gold,-he passes it on. Every one in the home (and are nt we all of one Mine? to be in-the-family?) has been provided by him with the biggest he can get his fingers -around and the good Mother peals one for the generous giver himself.Two days later a lady Calls on an errand, and finding my wife's hair down in a switch, and her face haggard and worn , she guesses the tale, and her daughter comes around sometime Hater, and has a loaf of fresh-baked bread in a napkin. She got it filled with four oranges, oranges from John Muir's growing when she went back, one for each in their home - Later in the same' day (it is Sunday now) a former neighbor, now of Mill Valley, calls with the sweetness of the canyon all in one bouquet . The two woman were closeted for a short03354
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