Mexico, California and Arizona: Being a New and Revised Edition of Old Mexico and Her Lost Provinces

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Harper, 1889 - Arizona - 569 pages
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Page 474 - Acapnlco than even the ordinary villages of Mexico. The houses consist of a framework of cottonwood or ocotilla wattles, plastered with mud inside and out, making a wall two or three inches thick. The roof is thatched, the floor is the bare ground.
Page 474 - Around them are generally high palisades of ocotillo sticks, and corrals of the same adjoining. The waiters in a Yuma hotel are of a highly miscellaneous character. You are served, in the same dining-room, by Mexicans, Chinamen, Irish, Americans, and a tame Apache Indian.
Page 422 - We are different in pursuits, in tastes, manner of thought, and manner of life ; . . . our hopes and aspirations for the future are different. The restless, uneasy population of the North, ever drifting, without local attachments, has no counterpart in Southern California ; neither has the wild spirit of min1 TEHACHAPI PASS.

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