California Tourist Guide and Handbook: Authentic Description of Routes of Travel and Points of Interest in California (Google eBook)

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Western guidebook Company, 1913 - California - 348 pages
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Contents

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Page 309 - Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
Page 226 - Sierras; and northward, for what I know, the white head of Shasta looking down on Oregon. Three counties, Napa County, Lake County, and Sonoma County, march across its cliffy shoulders. Its naked peak stands nearly four thousand five hundred feet above the sea; its sides are fringed with forest; and the soil, where it is bare, glows warm with cinnabar.
Page 84 - ... Clara and Santa Cruz counties on the south. This county is divided lengthwise by the Santa Morena ridge of mountains, forming the backbone of the peninsula. The mountain ridge is the fertile and picturesque watershed of a region peculiarly adapted for homes of beauty and comfort on its eastern slope. Along the bay shore are many miles of deep water, and spur tracks to this deep water are now under construction, thereby opening up vast possibilities to manufacturers who desire cheap sites with...
Page 30 - Day Tuesday next succeeding first Monday in November in even-numbered years General Election Day Every day appointed by the President of the United States or by the Governor of this State for a public fast, thanksgiving, or holiday. December 25 Christmas Day Every Saturday afternoon in the public offices of the State.
Page 230 - S0,000 acres are covered with redwood timber of a magnificent growth. Sonoma Valley is about 20 miles in length, with an average width of 8 miles. It lies parallel to Petaluma Valley, from which it is separated by a range of mountains. The streams and watercourses of Sonoma County are numerous. Russian River, the largest stream, enters on the north, flows in a southeasterly direction for 20 miles, turns at Fitch Mountain and finds its way to the largest depression in the Santa Rosa Basin, from which...
Page 230 - River, the largest stream in the county, enters on the north, flows in a southeasterly direction for 20 miles, turns Fitch Mountain, and finds its way to the lowest depression in the Santa Rosa basin, from which it breaks through a gap in the Coast Range to the Pacific Ocean. This river gathers the waters from three fifths of the area of the county. Its largest tributary on the northeast is Dry Creek, flowing out...
Page 229 - East and Northeast by the Sea of the Antilles; on the North and Northwest by the State of Honduras; on the West and South by the Pacific Ocean; and on the Southeast by the Republic of Costa Rica. The laws on special limits form part of the Constitution.
Page 30 - January 1 New Year's Day. February 12 Lincoln's Birthday. February 22 Washington's Birthday.
Page 30 - February 22 Washington's Birthday. May 30 Memorial Day. July 4 Independence Day. First Monday in September Labor Day. November 11 Veteran's Day.
Page 233 - His historian wrote of how the natives mistook them for gods, worshiped them, and offered sacrifices to them, much against their will, and of how Drake took possession of the country in the name of Queen Elizabeth. In his narrative he said: "Our necessaire business being ended, our General with his companie travailed up into the countrey to their villaiges, where we found heardes of deere by 1,000 in a companie, being most large and fat of bodie. We found the whole countrey to be a warren of a strange...

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