Bade, William Frederic
and most regrettable. After I was grown I saw Mr. Muir several times in Yosemite neighborhoods. Once while I was teaching at Wawona he and Mrs. Muir passed on their way to the Valley. I had a pleasant visit with them that evening, during which he asked if I had a copy of the Mountains of California. Since I hadn’t he said that he would have the publisher send me one, which he promptly did. I have the copy here. Later while on a camping trip with a part from Wawona we met him in company with Mr. Lukens of Pasadena on the Tioga road just above Lake Tenaya – just “speaking each other in passing.” I did not see him afterward but frequently heard of him through Mr. Keith who greatly enjoyed visiting “Johnny Muir” and telling anecdotes of the visits. I remember him saying that when he went to see Jonnie he was careful to provide himself with a lunch as he’s be apt to find only crackers and sardines in the cupboard – perhaps not that. At another time he told of his enjoyment of little Helen Muir who “liked Keith because he let her be his
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