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Newport, Ore., Aug.6, 1914. Mr. John N. Cobb, C/o The Pacific Fisherman, 500 Mutual LifevBldg., Seattle, Wash. My dear Mr. Cobb: Yesterday we spoke the "Zillah May", Endreson Bros., about six miles off Yaquina Light. This is her second trip, and this, as was the first, will be landed at San Francisco. She is equipped with a 96-foot otter-trawl, and is using that as her sole means of catching fish. Will you please be so kind as to ascertain for me the kind and the quantity of fish she landed, and the prices brought? I should appreciate greatly any information regarding any further trips the "Zillah May" may land in "Frisco". We have been able to fish only [[strikethrough]]xxxx[[/strikethrough]]about one-half the time, owing to the weather. They seem to have as much of that as of "climate here. I have heard that the "Albatross" is not expected back before the fifteenth, and shall remain here until I hear from her. My best regards to Mrs. Cobb, Genevieve, and yourself. Please give my respects to Mr. Freeman and Russell Palmer. Sincerely, [[no signature]]
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