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snow. Same monotonous [[underline]] Nebraska [[/underline]] landscape. 
Feb 4. Awakened at Green river. Glad to see some hills. Very mild. hardly any snow. Conductor says [[underline]] sometimes it snows here in July [[/underline]]. Then [[underline]] Wyoming and Utah [[/underline]]. Mild with snowy patches here and there   
Feb. 5. Early morning. In [[underline]] California [[/underline]] in the mountains and Douglas Fir forests. Snow and snowsheds  Then [[strikethrough]] snow [[/strikethrough]] on [[underline]] other side no snow[[/underline]]. Green trees on mountains. - Mild weather but rain and cloudy. Grass very green. train absolutely on time. Drizzling rain in [[underline]] San Francisco [[/underline]]. Had to wait from 3 to 7 P.M at [[strikethrough]] Plo [[/strikethrough]] Palace Hotel [[strikethrough]] alt [[/strikethrough]] for
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a room altho' had wired for reservation since Monday. Went to San Carlos Opera Company. ^[[(Italian]] - "Madame Butterfly main role by a Japanese artist. [[strikethrough]] Pouri [[/strikethrough]] Walked to the hotel in pouring rain.
Feb 6. Bright sunny skies. So can go out and purchase supplies and take a walk to Fisherman's Wharf. [[strikethrough]] Mostly [[/strikethrough]] Almost exclusively Italians Well kept Motor boats double enders. Italian shape but well kept. Community seems prosperous. Pretty fish stalls where incoming crabs are boiled.
Three coast guard patrol motor boats for hunting for [[underlined]] rhum runners [[/underlined]].
Feb 7. At 10 AM boarded my ship for [[underlined]] Shang^[[h]]ai [[/underlined]]. The
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