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[[blank page]] [[end page]] [[start page]] [[underlined]] Washington to Texarkana [[/underlined]] [[underlined]] April 7, 1900 [[/underlined]] Left Washington at 10:55 AM on B&O for Texas. The season is late at Washington, no green on trees, Maples & elms in flower, also some willows, grain & grass fields green, a few flowers have been found. At Oakland & Deer Park big snowhawks still lie on shaded slopes. [[underlined]] April 8 [[/underlined]] daylight at Washington, Ind. From there to St. Louis the season is about as at Washington. South of St. Louis (on Mo. & Iron Mtn. RR the trees begin to show green, on willows & cottonwoods, peach & apple in flower. Dark at Poplar Bluff, Mo. [[underlined]] April 9. [[/underlined]] Daylight at Texarkana, Texas. The trees are green with young leaves & the woods are bright with flowers. Dogwood & red bud make white & pink clouds among the green trees. In the [[?]] spaces phlox and other flowers [[?]] ground.
Piece missing from bottom of page. Reviewed. Edited No. to Mo. after Poplar Bluff. -@siobhanleachman
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