Cha[rle]s F. Lummis


John Muir


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JOHN MUIR COMESHERE TO TAKE RESTFamous Naturalist, Now 74Years Old, Visiting DaughterAfter Years of Research[Herald?] --- APR 23 1912After a year's successful investigation in the jungles and forests of South America, John Muir, California's famous naturalist, explorer and author, arrived in Los Angeles yesterday and was welcomed by his daughter, Mrs. A. [illegible] Funk of 233 Formosa avenue, Hollywood, where he will hereafter make his [come?].For the special purpose of familiaring himself with three rare species [illegible] tree and plant life, the naturalist, who celebrated his 74th birthday Sunday, has traveled 25,000 miles through Africa and South America.The explorer and naturalist says, [however?], that he is how ready to rest [and?] visit with his daughter after undergoing so many dangers and [hardships?].


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1912 Apr 23


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