Home May 24, 1908Darling Helen.I'm so glad you are steadily growing better, cough - that dismal sound gone & side pains passing away. Wanda too getting better & beginning to get rid of miserable worry & care in the calm of the desert.Hetch Hetchy is safe for at least a generation or so & we hope forever. In the meantime S. F. is to have Lake Eleanor for a reservoi[r?] under many restrictions, & in no case is H.H. to be touched until Eleanor & Cherry Creek sources are developed to utmost capacity. Which will not be in our days.Yesterday & today north winds brought the first very hot weather of the season The garden is still glorious tho the roses are past prime except the sweetbria[r?] The geraniums make a most exuberant show with escholtzia, broom, calistemon sweet pea salvia etc. The big agave beside the Deodar is sending up a huge asparagus shoot to make lots of food and fuss for humming birds. The tall Arbor vitae is full
1908 May 24
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Reel 17, Image 0605
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