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1851 3.604 (October 10) Santa Fe. Indian depredations--Dispute about a building--Election for delegate to Congress--The Boundary Commission, &c. From the St. Louis Republican. (p. 1) [Includes note of Sitgreaves expedition in the field.]

1852 3.605 (March 1) California. The Indian outrages in California--Conspiracy to exterminate the Americans--Antonio Garra's execution. (p. 4) [Includes note of arrival of Sitgreaves expedition on the lower Colorado River.]

1853 3.620 (September 8) Nebraska and the railroad West. (p. 4) [Includes reference to Beale on the lower Colorado River.]

1853 3.331 (May 3) Leroux and Carson on a railroad route to the Pacific. (p. 5) [Watkins Leroux, with an October 12, 1852, letter from Christopher Carson [Kit Carson].]

1853 3.332 (August 17) New Orleans and Pacific Railway. (p. 3)

1853 3.333 (November 21) A strange race to the heart of California--an interesting narrative. From the San Francisco Herald. (p. 3) [Mostly about the Hopi as recollected by Capt. Walker, but with comment on the Little Colorado River.]

1854 3.334 (February 15) Latest intelligence by telegraph to the New-York Daily Times. The Mexican treaty. Amendments by the Cabinet. Documents complete. As sent tothe Senate confidentially. * * * "Confidential Message from the President of the United States, communicating a Treaty between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, concluded at the City of Mexico, Dec 30, 1853." (p. 1)

1854 3.335 (November 8) Arrival of part of F. X. Aubry's exploring party. -- "Independence Dispatch, 22d." (p. 6) [As communicated by William Baskerville and R. M. Williams. Includes lower Colorado River and note of [Grand Falls on] the Little Colorado River.]

1854 3.608 (March 7) From New-Mexico. From the Santa Fé Gazette. More depredations of the Indians. (p. 2) [Includes reference to report that Lt. Whipple's expedition had arrived at the Little Colorado River.]

1854 3.609 (April 27) The Pacific Railroad. Indian tribes on Mr. Whipple's route. From the San Francisco Sun. (p. 2)

1854 3.1402 (June 23) The Gadsden Treaty, as amended and accepted. Treaty between the United States of America and the Mexican Republic, concluded at the City of Mexico, December 30, 1853.

1855 3.621 (July 18) How the English press treated the war between the United States and Mexico. From the London Times, March 15, 1847. (p. 1) [Includes reference to the lower Colorado River.]

1855 3.336 (November 30) From Washington. * * * Miscellaneous. (p. 4) [See "A Survey of the Colorado Valley Needed".]

1857 3.633 (June 29) The new Territory of Arizona. (p. 4)

1857 3.1 (August 28) Latest intelligence. By telegraph to the N. Y. Daily Times. * * * From Washington. Another batch of appointments--Survey of the River Colorado--Decisions of the Secretary of the Treasury, &c. (p. 1) ["The Secretary of War has organized an expedition for the exploration and survey of the river Colorado. The command has been assigned to First Lieutenant J. C. Ives, of the Corps of Topographical Engineers, with directions to traverse the entire unexplored region." --Entire item.]

1857 3.2 (September 5) Latest intelligence. By telegraph to the N. Y. Daily Times. * * * From Washington. The alleged detention of American citizens in Costa Rica--Importance of the Colorado expedition, &c. (p. 1)

1857 3.635 (December 25) The Territory of Arizona. (p. 4)

1858 3.4 (April 3) Latest intelligence. By telegraph to the New-York Times. * * * Interesting from Washington. * * * [From the reporter for the Associated Press.] (p. 1) [Note of a letter received from Joseph C. Ives, dated February 11. Square brackets are part of title.]

1858 3.5 (April 20) Latest intelligence. By telegraph to the New-York Times. Interesting from Washington. * * * [From the reporter for the Associated Press.] (p. 1) [Note of a letter received from Joseph C. Ives, dated February 19. Square brackets are part of title.]

1858 3.6 (May 14) Progress of the United States survey of the Colorado. (p. 2) [Excerpt from a letter from Joseph C. Ives, dated March 14.]

1858 3.7 (June 24) Latest by telegraph. Important from Washington. * * * First news from the Colorado expedition--Lieut. Ives' report. (p. 5)

1858 3.8 (August 4) The Colorado expedition. (p. 3) [Signed "Randolph." Filed from Lawrence, Kansas, July 21.]

1858 3.490 (March 6) Miscellaneous items. (p. 2) ["The information received from Lieut. Ives' Colorado Expedition is highly satisfactory. The steamer taken out proves to be admirably adapted for the exploration of the Colorado." --Entire item.]

1858 3.491 (June 21) Latest by telegraph. From Washington. Arrival of Colonel Kane--Governor Cumming's Dispatches. Intended resignation of Minister Reed--Success of the Colorado Expedition--The Overland California Mail. (p. 1) ["A report has been received by the War Department from Lieutenant Ives, setting forth the entire success of his exploration so far as he has gone. The navigation of the Colorado is entirely safe for large steamers. The health of his men is good." --Entire item.]

1858 3.337 (May 13) From Washington. The new Territory of Nevada--Its extent, boundaries and character--Reasons for its organization, &c.--The new volunteer regiments. (p. 4)

1858 3.1403 (March 25) News from New-Mexico. Movements of Capt. Marcy--Lieut. Beale's route for a railroad to California, etc.

1858 3.1404 (April 16) News of the day. ["News has been received from Lieutenant Ive's [sic] expedition, sent out to explore the River Colorado. The expedition, it is said, will demonstrate the practicability of navigating this river by light draught steamers, to within one day's march of the great Salt Lake country." (entire note)]

1859 3.1412 (January 26) "Arizona and Sonora." [Editorial.]

1859 3.493 (May 17) Exploring expedition--Mexican affairs--Equador [sic], &c. (p. 5) [Assignment of expedition to explore for a connection between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Utah, along the San Juan River. Also a note about Lt. Joseph C. Ives.]

1859 3.494 (June 1) The Colorado expedition. (p. 1) ["The War Department have [sic] just received a communication from W. S. Clark, Brigadier General, of California, dated Los Angelos [sic], May 2, 1859, informing them of the complete success of Lieut. Col. Hoffman's United States Colorado Expedition, and adds that the troops engaged in the expedition, with the exception of two companies, were then in march for economical stations on the seaboard.--Washington Star." --Entire item.]

1859 3.615 (February 5) Lecture by Lieutenant Mowry. The geography and resources of Arizona. (p. 8)

1862 3.1416 (August 8) News from San Francisco. ["The bark E. A. Rawlings, in the employ of the Government, was recently wrecked at the mouth of the Colorado River. She had a cargo of commissary stores, valued at $200,000." (entire note)]

1863 3.617 (March 10) The new Territory of Arizona. (p. 4)

1865 3.1417 (April 15) Navigation of the Colorado River. ["Recent explorations have demonstrated that the Colorado River is navigable for small steamers and sailing vessels for six hundred miles above its mouth, to a point within four hundred miles of Salt Lake, and is quite certain to be the highway of a great trade between Utah, Arizonia [sic], and California." (entire note)]

1865 3.1418 (November 5) From Salt Lake City. The Mormon Conference--The speakers--A speech by Brigham Young--Miscellaneous. [Includes note of Erastus Snow presenting "an account of the situation of the settlements in the extreme south of the territory, bordering on the Colorado River."]

1865 3.1419 (December 26) Utah. Politico-military movements--The failed immigration--Miscellaneous--Telegraphs. [Includes note of Pacific and Colorado Steam Navigation Company having "two steamers prepared to run up the river to Callville, the recently established Mormon landing."]

1866 3.1420 (November 20) Navigation of the Colorado.

1867 3.1421 (April 12) Washington. Affairs at the national capital. [See "The Colorado River"; notice of lobby by Samuel Adams in Washngton.]

1867 3.1422 (October 4) News of the day. [See under "General": "Our Mexican correspondence, received by way of Havana, comprises Vera Cruz dates to the 20th ult. The only important news is that which relates to the intended establishment of a colony on the Mexican side of the Rio Colorado, for the supposed purpose of preventing the United States authorities from appropriating to its use the waste lands in that vicinity. Gen. Corona and Marquez are to see to the execution of the plans of organization." (entire note)]

1867 3.1438 (October 24) California matters. (p. 2) [See "A Perilous Voyage". Brief notice of the James White affair.]

1869 3.1439 (July 7) The Grand Canyon of the Colorado. Remarkable voyage by an explorting expedition in 1867--An interesting narrative. From the Chicago Times, July 5. [James White affair.]

1869 3.1440 (November 21) Waking up the desert. From the Sacramento Union, Nov. 12. [In turn refers to an article in the Arizona Miner, Oct. 23, regarding Wheeler Survey.]

1869 3.1425 (September 22) Return of Colonel [sic] Powell--The reported murder of members of his party. (From the Chicago Tribune, Sept. 20.)

1869 3.1426 (September 22) Colonel [sic] Powell in Chicago--Successful exploration of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado--A walled river four hundred miles long.

1869 3.1643 (June 30) Reported loss of all but one of the exploring party in the Colorado River. (From the Republican, St. Louis, June 29, reporting a dispatch from Green River City, Wyoming, "dated yesterday" (June 28).) [Powell expedition.]

1869 3.623 (July 18) News from the Powell Expedition--The rapids are safely passed--"All Well"--The Congressional Committee in the West. (p. 1) [Congressional Pacific Railroad Committee.]

1869 3.338 (September 4) Carvalho's painting of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River. (p. 4) [S. N. Carvalho, New York exhibition.]

1869 3.10 (July 5) The Powell Expedition. The loss of the members in the Colorado -- Statement of the sole survivor. (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.11 (July 6) The loss of the Powell Expedition. Statement of John A. Risdon -- Twenty-one men engulfed in the Colorado in a moment. From the Chicago Tribune. (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.12 (July 7) The Powell Exploring Expedition. Risdon's story probably a hoax -- Letter received from Major Powell since the date of the pretended disaster -- Statement of Mrs. Powell. From the Detroit Tribune, July 5. (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.13 (July 7) A card from Mrs. Powell -- She looks upon the story as a fabrication. (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.15 (July 9) The Powell Exploring Expedition. Another story that it is lost -- Nine men drowned -- John Sumner, the survivor, and John A. Risdon, an impostor. From the Omaha Republican, July 2 & 3. (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.16 (July 9) Dispatch from Mrs. Powell -- Who is Sumner? (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.17 (July 13) The Powell Party. How the hoax grew in the hands of sensation mongers. From the Denver (Colorado) News, July 6. (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.18 (July 13) The "sole survivor" of the Powell Expedition arrested and lodged in jail. From the Springfield (Ill.) Journal, July 10. (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.19 (July 21) The Powell Expedition. Letters from Colonel [sic] Powell to June 7 -- Character of the country -- Running the canyons -- The gateway of the Colorado reached in safety. From the Chicago Tribune, July 17. (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.20 (July 23) The Powell Expedition. Another letter from Major Powell, dated June 29. (p. 2) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.21 (July 23) Letter from Major Powell's brother, giving an account of the starting and progress of the expedition. (p. 2) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.22 (July 25) The Powell Expedition. Full report of their voyage -- It is unattended by loss of life -- One boat wrecked -- A thrilling account. Correspondence of the Denver (Colo.) News. (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.23 (July 25) [Note from Howland] (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1869 3.24 (September 26) Major Powell. Results of his exploration of the remarkable Colorado River. From the Deseret (Utah) News, Sept. 15. (p. 4) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1871 3.25 (April 25) The Illinois state debt--Departure of the Colorado exploring expedition. (p. 1) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1871 3.1644 (January 15) Explorations of the great canons of the Colorado--Lecture by Major Powell at Cooper Institute.

1872 3.1441 (October 30) Telegraphic News. * * * Utah. Lieut. Wheeler's expedition.

1872 3.624 (May 5) The canoe pastime. Canoes in ancient as well as modern days. English clubs for the promotion of the sport--Hints on the construction of the canoe, the proper costume for the sportsman, and directions as to management. (p. 1) [Includes comment about buffalo hide-covered canoes, "The explorations of the great cañons of the Colorado were accomplished in these kind of canoes."]

1873 3.625 (June 2) Programme for this summer's work--Objects for the survey. From the Denver (Colorado) News, May 28. (p. 8) [George M. Wheeler explorations.]

1873 3.626 (August 15) Flooding the desert. (p. 8) [Chapman Expedition, lower Colorado River.]

1873 3.627 (August 18) The Colorado Valley. The attempt to flood the desert--Interesting explorations by the Chapman Expedition. (p. 4)

1873 3.339 (July 10) By mail and telegraph. (p. 5) ["Major Powell, explorer of the Grand Cañyon of Colorado [sic], leaves Salt Lake City to-day, to complete his work." --Entire item.]

1873 3.340 (August 7) The land of Mormon. Three hundred miles through Utah--Spanish Fork Canon--Mount Nebo--Out-door bedrooms. From our Special Correspondent. (p. 2) [Notice of departure of the correspondent with John Wesley Powell and Thomas Moran, from Salt Lake City, "for a visit to the Grand Cañon of the Colorado River"; filed from Toquerville, N. T., July 23, still short of the canyon.]

1873 3.26 (October 22) The Colorado canon exploration. (p. 1) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1873 3.1641 (September 4) The Colorado Canon. A trip to the verge of the chasm. Major Powell's second survey--Peculiarities of the country--Water pockets in the rocks--Looking down the abyss--The Colorado and Niagara. From Our Own Correspondent. Kanab, Utah, Territory, Wednesday, Aug 13, 1873. [By Thomas Moran.]

1874 3.1428 (May 10) City and suburban news. [See under "New-York": "Thomas Moran's large painting of 'The Chasm of the Colorado' will be privately exhibited by Leavitt's Gallery, No. 817 Broadway, on Monday evening. It will be publicly exhibited (without charge) at Goupil's during the following fortnight." (entire note)]

1874 3.1429 (May 12) "The Chasm of the Colorado." [Brief notice of exhibition of the Thomas Moran painting the previous evening at the Leavitt Art Rooms.]

1874 3.1430 (May 18) Fine arts. Mr. Moran's new picture--Academy of Design--Notes. [Regarding "The Chasm of the Colorado".]

1874 3.341 (May 19) Washington. The legislative appropriation bill. (p. 1) [See "The Western Surveys Inquiry".]

1874 3.342 (July 9) Washington. The threatening Indian depredations. (p. 1) [See under "Personal": "J. W. Powell, the explorer, is seriously ill here, and it is feared his illness may delay the departure of some portions of his expedition." --Entire item.]

1875 3.343 (June 12) Far western explorations. Major Powell's expedition--Its organization and what it hopes to accomplish--The section of country that will be visited. (p. 1)

1875 3.27 (September 12) Major Powell's exploring party. (p. 12) ["Major Powell's exploring party in charge of A. H. Thompson have arrived at Gunnison, Utah, en route for home, having finished their exploration for the season." --Entire item.] >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1875 3.28 (November 19) Major Powell's survey. Methods and success of the work. The part of each branch -- Material for a geological map obtained -- The scientific history of the Henry Mountains -- Captain Dutton's examination of igneous rock. (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1877 3.1432 (October 15) The fight at Fort Yuma.

1878 3.1433 (August 8) Disturbances on the frontier. Apaches at Fort Yuma making threats.

1878 3.29 (November 19) Prof. Hayden's surveys. (p. 1) [Includes notice of J. W. Powell's report.] >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1878 3.344 (April 4) The arid public lands. Rain-fall insufficient for agriculture--The timber lands--Percentage of irrigable lands in the arid regions--Report of Major Powell. (p. 1)

1879 3.345 (June 11) Fashion amid the fossils. The natural history museum. Many prominent persons examining the specimens at Manhattan-Square--A pleasant and largely-attended reception. (p. 8) [Spring reception at the American Museum of Natural History. Includes notice of "five finely executed relief maps of the Cañon of the Colorado and Henry Mountains, presented by Prof. J. W. Powell".]

1880 3.30 (November 26) The Geological Survey. First annual report of Director King. (p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1881 3.346 (September 19) Literary notes. (p. 3) [Includes notice of J. W. Powell as the "Director of Publications of the Geological Survey", with the comment, "Major Powell is the same venturesome officer who, many years ago, made the famous passage of the Rio Colorado in boats and penetrated the cañon district completely from east to west."]

1883 3.1434 (October 28) The talk of Washington. [Includes note on Thomas Moran paintings, "The Chasm of the Colorado" and "The Cañon of the Yellowstone" hanging in the east end hall of the Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol.]

1884 3.1435 (January 4) Two truthful Arizonians' story. From the Peach Springs (Arizona) Champion. [Reported discovery by Messrs. Spencer and Ridenour of "an imprint in the sand rock, denoting a bare foot, with toes, instep, and heel as plain and unmistakable as the orb of day." It measured 26 inches in length, 12 inches in width.]

1884 3.347 (November 1) Great expectations. Enormous profits anticipated from the pearl fisheries of Lower California. From the San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 24. (p. 3) [Includes note of the mouth of the Colorado River.]

1885 3.636 (May 25) The geology of the West. A report on the great plateau and mountain region. (p. 2) [Principally about Clarence E. Dutton's monograph on "Mount Taylor and the Zuni Plateau". John Wesley Powell identified as "Major Parnell".]

1886 3.637 (December 17) An ingenious swindler. Making a living by personating [sic] government scientists. (p. 6) [Clarence Edward Dutton impersonator.]

1886 3.1436 (June 15) An Indian outbreak feared. [Hualapai Indians at Kingman and Peach Springs, Arizona.]

1887 3.1645 (November 7) Caused by a misplaced switch. [Passenger train wreck at Peach Springs, Arizona, killing engineer and a rider aboard the locomotive.]

1888 3.1646 (April 16) Unlucky Baldwin. A train with his racers on board reported to be wrecked. [". . . a train containing 30 horses of 'Lucky' Baldwin's stable has been wrecked near Peach Springs, Arizona, and that several of the most valuable of the horses have been badly injured." Item incluees a list of all horses aboard, although the injured at not indicated. En route from Santa Anita, California, for Nashville, Tennessee.]

1888 3.1647 (December 11) A passenger train wrecked. [". . . the Santa Fé overland train which left [San Francisco] Friday was diteched yesterday between Peach Springs and Williams, Arizona, and a number of passengers injured." Wreck at Crockton, Johnson's Canyon.]

1889 3.1648 (April 10) Trains in collision. [Collision of west- and eastbound passenger trains "near Peach Springs, Arizona, 109 miles beyond The Neeldes."]

1889 3.1442 (April 1) Through Grand Cañon. [Denver, Colorado Cañon and Pacific Railway Company.]

1889 3.1443 (August 25) At the foot of the Grand Cañon. From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. [Written in the first person but unsigned. A discouraged opinion.]

1889 3.758 (December 6) To redeem arid lands. A plan for irrigating a vast territory. Major Powell's address to the Chamber of Commerce on a subject of national interest. (p. 3)

1890 3.348 (April 27) The earth and the air. (p. 19) [Book review of "Aspects of the Earth", by N. S. Shaler, mentioning its frontispiece of the Colorado River.]

1890 3.618 (October 29) "Scribner" for November. (p. 4) [Includes note of Robert B. Stanton's article on survey of the Colorado River.]

1891 3.759 (May 26) The irrigation law. Major Powell tells what has been done to carry it into effect. (p. 9)

1891 3.760 (July 2) The Colorado's new mouth. Major Powell explains the inundation of Death Valley [sic]. (p. 5) [Salton Sea.]

1891 3.761 (July 22) The new desert lake. Major Powell, the well-known geologist, talks about it. (p. 8) [Salton Sea.]

1891 3.1444 (July 3) The Colorado basin floods. All the desert Indians have fled to the hills in fear. [Salton Sea.]

1891 3.1445 (July 4) The desert lake at Salton. All the flat part of the basin is covered with water. [Salton Sea.]

1891 3.1446 (July 6) The great desert lake. Its source is the Colorado, by way of the New River country. [Salton Sea.]

1891 3.1447 (August 17) It has come to stay. The desert lake at Salton expected to be permanent. [Salton Sea.]

1893 3.349 (December 26) Prof. Bickmore's holiday lectures. He talked on "Our Mineral Wealth" and exhibited pictures. (p. 8) [Albert S. Bickmore. Review mentions "vivid pictures from the Grand Canyon".]

1894 3.762 (May 11) Major Powell resigns. He will no longer be Director of the Geological Survey. (p. 5)

1894 3.1649 (July 15) Sporadic strikes in Colorado. [Telegram from Gen. McCook at Denver indicates: "The situation at Williams, Winslow, and Peach Springs, on the Atlantic and Pacific, is so critical that I have ordered three companies of infantry from Whipple Barracks to take station at these points, and move from point to point on the railroad, as deemed necessary."]

1895 3.1650 (November 18) Swept through a wild gorge. Two army explorers have a dangerous experience in the Black Canon. ("From the San Francisco Call.") (p. 3) [Lts. Davis and Potter and guides Barney Weaver and John Goldy arrived in Yuma, having "had been assigned the duty of inspecting the river from Black Cañon to Yuma, with a view to improving the navigation." Began the trip first by sending boat by rail to Peach Springs thence to Diamond Creek, because "they wanted to see some of the scenery of the Grand Cañon." Wrecked after "seventeen terrible miles" and climbed and walked out to Hackberry. N.B.: The title is in error in noting experience in Black Canyon; the wreck occurred in Grand Canyon.] [See also December 1, 1895.]

1895 3.1651 (December 1) A ledge where a misstep meant death. ("From The San Francisco Chronicle.") (p. 6) [A more complete report on the "Davis-Potter" trip noted in the November 18 issue. 2nd Lt. M. F. Smith [Davis?], 1st Lt. C. L. Potter.]

1895 3.1448 (March 17) Indians from the far Southwest. They will be a feature of the Barnum-Bailey Ethnological Congress. ["A carload of Indians for the Barnum-Bailey Show arrived in Jersey City Friday." Includes notes of "Four men and one squaw of the Mojave Nation", the "Hualapai-Apache tribe", the "Supai" of Cataract Canyon, and "A Coconine brave and his wife".]

1895 3.1449 (August 6) Obituary notes. [Includes: "Blachley H. Porter, second son of Timothy H. Porter, died Aug. 1, near Flagstaff, Arizona. He, with his brother Louis, was an a trip to Alaska, but before starting decided to visit the Grand Canon, sixty miles from Flagstaff. While in the canon they were overtaken by a thunderstorm, and the rock under which they had taken shelter with a guide was struck by lightning. Blachley was killed instantly, while his brother and the guide were very bardly [sic] burned." (entire note)]

1895 3.350 (August 2) On a raft through the Grand Canyon. A preacher's perilous descent of the Colorado River. (p. 12) [Rev. David Utter; apparently a descent only of Black Canyon.] 3.350

1896 3.1451 (March 1) The Yuma penitentiary. One of the most remarkable prisons in the United States. Filled with desperate characters. In many years but one has escaped--Uprising quickly quelled--The prison's location.

1896 3.1452 (March 15) Our western wonders. Prof. Bickmore's concluding lecture of the spring course. Colorado, Utah, and other states. How irrigation has made desert land fruitful--Wonders of Rocky Mountain scenery. [Albert S. Bickmore lecture at American Museum of Natural History.]

1897 3.1453 (April 13) Bloody bullfight in Yuma. Capt. Garcia fatally hurt and many people injured. [La Grande Fiesta de Yuma. Carlos Garcia.]

1897 3.1454 (October 1) The Salton basin flooded. Belief that the Gulf of California has broken into the country.

1897 3.351 (March 14) Utah wants more land. Negotiations for the strip of Arizona north of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado. Is a resort for outlaws. Arizona peace officers seldom appear in it--Assessor's occasional visits--The canyon sets at defiance the slope of a valley--A solitary village. (p. 14)

1897 3.352 (August 6) Cars to the Grand Canyon. Lombard, Goode and Co. of Chicago backing a new railroad. (p. 9) [Brief item; also mentions electrical power production from "several waterfalls" for "an electric scenic road for sightseeing purposes" along the South Rim.]

1898 3.353 (August 6) Reviews of books. [See review of "Introduction to the Study of North American Archaeology", by Cyrus Thomas, which includes mention of Grand Canyon.]

1898 3.1456 (January 30) Colorado and the canon. Prof. Albert S. Bickmore's lecture at the American Museum of Natural History. An American Switzerland. Placer mining in the Rockies--Excitement at Cripple Creek--A prehistoric Indian city that was described three and a half centuries ago.

1898 3.1457 (June 28) Mrs. James Gayler missing. She had been in the Grand Canon of the Colorado with tourists.

1899 3.1458 (July 16) Lost in Colorado Canon. Daring rescue party hopes to find W. W. Russell still alive. (p. 7)

1899 3.354 (January 25) Automobiles in Colorado. Horseless carriages soon to be seen in the Grand Canyon. (p. 4) [Everett-King Company contracted by Santa Fe Railroad for nine 18-passenger vehicles.]

1899 3.355 (December 22) The Grand Canyon Railway. Road to the copper mines to be finished in thirty days. (p. 4)

1900 3.356 (March 25) Burton Holmes on the Grand Canyon. (p. 16) [Lecture announcement.]

1900 3.357 (June 9) To explore Grand Canyon. Mistakes of other expeditions to be avoided--party well equipped. (p. 1) [Herbert E. Gregory, R. E. Dodge, William Morris Davis, Dr. Anderson, and Mr. Wetherill; expedition to the North Rim from Colorado Springs, Colorado.]

1900 3.358 (September 15) Items of the day. (Book Reviews, p. 14) [Includes notice of forthcoming publication of George Wharton James' In and Around the Grand Canyon.]

1900 3.359 (December 15) Items from Boston. (Book Reviews, p. 22) [Includes notice of forthcoming publication of George Wharton James' In and Around the Grand Canyon.]

1900 3.1459 (March 31) New line to the Grand Canon. [Santa Fe Railway to build line from Anita Junction to Grand Canyon.]

1901 3.360 (August 18) Low rate tour to the Pacific coast. Another opportunity to visit California under the Pennsylvania Railroad personally conducted tour system. (p. 1) [Advertisement. Includes notice of Grand Canyon. Also reprinted August 22, p. 1.]

1901 3.361 (September 4) Brief railroad items. (p. 2) [Expected completion of "Grand Canyon Line" (Grand Canyon Railway) to the South Rim by the end of September.]

1901 3.362 (November 18) The California Limited Santa Fe. (p. 9) [Advertisement; apparently the Santa Fe's first advertisement in the New York Times to include Grand Canyon. Also advertises booklet, "Grand Canyon of Arizona", for ten cents. Also see subsequent 1901 advertisements, all with variations, on November 25, p. 10; December 2, p. 10; December 9, p. 10; December 30, p. 5.]

1901 3.363 (November 22) Brief railroad items. (p. 7) [Includes notice of Santa Fe Railroad's proposal "to establish a weekly standard sleeping car line between the Grand Canyon and Los Angeles, Cal."]

1902 3.364 (March 29) Boston notes. (Book Reviews, p. 29) [Includes notice of George Wharton James' In and Around the Grand Canyon, and lecture by James, with comment about contrived obituary notices of James' death in "his fatal battle with a rattlesnake encountered in a curiosity shop in Phoenix, Ariz." on February 1.]

1902 3.365 (June 28) Books received. (Book Reviews, p. 13) [Includes notice of "Guide Book of the Grand Canyon of Arizona. With the only Correct Maps in Print. A Volume of Interesting Facts and Gossip. By P. C. Bicknell", published by Fred Harvey.]

1902 3.366 (September 21) Prof. J. W. Powell ill. He is Director of the Bureau of Ethnology of Smithsonian Institution, and a prominent geologist. (p. 3)

1902 3.367 (September 24) Noted ethnologist dies. Major J. W. Powell, connected with Smithsonian Institution, passes away in Maine--Explored Grand Canon. (p. 9)

1902 3.1460 (May 25) Indian boy found murdered. [Havasupai.]

1903 3.1461 (March 25) A bear for the President. Arizona Rough Riders will present a live one to him.

1903 3.1462 (May 2) Arizona scenery. (Book Reviews.) [Book review of Henry G. Peabody's Glimpses of the Grand Cañon of Arizona (Fred Harvey).]

1903 3.1463 (May 10) Immense Kaibab cattle ranch. Natural inclosure 75 miles long and 50 miles wide. (p. 34)

1903 3.368 (April 4) Books received. (Book Reviews, p. 15) [Includes notice of Glimpses of the Grand Canyon of Arizona, by Henry G. Peabody, published by Fred Harvey.]

1903 3.369 (April 12) Coney Island rejuvenated. A "world's fair" to be the feature this summer. (p. 28) [Includes notice of new "shows" [sic, short plays], including "The Grand Canyon".]

1903 3.370 (April 23) High-grade tours to the Pacific coast at low rates. (p. 2) [Advertisement, Pennsylvania Railroad Co.; includes Grand Canyon.]

1903 3.371 (May 2) Colorado River. Mr. George W. James's descriptions of its Grand Canyons. (Book Reviews, p. 3) [Book review of James' In and Around the Grand Canyon.]

1903 3.372 (May 7) Mr. Roosevelt sees the Grand Canyon. He pleads for the preservation of the wonderful chasm. People of Arizona gather to hear the President, who talks on irrigation and other topics. (p. 2)

1903 3.373 (June 27) Excursion to Canyon of Arizona. (p. 3) ["The Santa Fé will run a big excursion from Denver to the Grand Canyon of Arizona, after the International Convention of the Christian Endeavor Society in Denver, July 13. A very low rate will be made, not only to the Canyon but also through to California." --Entire item.]

1903 3.374 (September 6) Bankers' western trip. Group VIII. of New York body going to San Francisco. Special vestibuled train to take them to the American Bankers' Association convention. (p. 10) [Includes notice of stop at Grand Canyon.]

1903 3.375 (October 17) About authors. What some of them are saying, writing, or planning. (Book Reviews, p. 20) [Includes notice of George Wharton James and brief biographical note.]

1903 3.628 (January 10) Colorado River. Mr. Dellenbaugh's story of it and the canons it has sculptured along its course. (Book Reviews, p. 7) [Review of Dellenbaugh's Romance of the Colorado River.]

1903 3.1005 (December 5) Holiday books. Some aspects of the trade in books for gifts--New and old works in demand--Two lists of desirable books. (pp. 884, 886, 888, 890, 892) [See p. 892, review of George Wharton James' The Indians of the Painted Desert Region.]

1904 3.377 (December 11) Willcox, New York's new Santa Claus. Character sketch of the man chosen by President Roosevelt to take the New York Post Office out of politics and run it on a strictly business basis--Young and self-made--His park record. (New York Times Magazine, p. 2) [William R. Willcox. Includes quote about a secretive book agent, "he seemed to be afraid of disclosing his business except by the roundabout way of Colorado and the Grand Canyon." --Entire note in this context.]

1905 3.378 (April 21) A land of rainbow cliffs. Paintings of the Grand Canyon and scenes among the Hopis. (p. 9) [Louis Akin exhibition in New York.]

1905 3.379 (June 11) Henry van Dyke, optimist and old-fashioned philosopher. (New York Times Magazine, p. 3) [Includes note of his first visit to Grand Canyon.]

1905 3.380 (July 22) A guide book of the West. (Book Reviews, p. 478) [Review of The Girl and the Deal, by Karl Edwin Harriman; a "guide book novel" including the Grand Canyon.]

1905 3.381 (November 12) Save Niagara Falls, Roosevelt will say. Intends to make a strong plea in his message. Delegation shows dangers. Plans of various power companies would result in destruction of the American Falls. (p. 4) [Includes mention of "the Grand Canyon of Colorado".]

1905 3.763 (November 12) Explain Salton Sea puzzle. Engineers declare it is fed from the Colorado River. (p. 1)

1906 3.764 (April 1) Nature's packing plant. Salton Sea freezes, salt gathers--and there you are. (p. 1)

1906 3.765 (June 16) Boston notes. (Book Reviews, p. 399) [Includes notice of forthcoming publication of George Wharton James' The Wonders of the Colorado Desert.]

1906 3.766 (July 4) Railroad to retreat. Salton Sea again compels Southern Pacific to move its main line. (p. 1)

1906 3.768 (August 18) In the Colorado Desert. (Book Reviews, p. 510) [Notice of forthcoming publication of George Wharton James' The Wonders of the Colorado Desert.]

1906 3.769 (August 25) Salton Sea to disappear. Engineers now diverting the Colorado say it will soon dry up. (p. 7)

1906 3.770 (November 2) Salton Sea doomed. (p. 11)

1906 3.771 (December 14) Millions for a dam. People to aid Southern Pacific in checking Colorado River's rampage. (p. 8)

1906 3.383 (July 1) Trainload of teachers to cross the continent. Start in five Pullmans for a 30-day trip to the cost. 100 from New York City. Convention of National Educational Association turned into sight-seeing trip. (p. 4) [Includes note of Grand Canyon.]

1906 3.1464 (February 24) To dam the Colorado. Fall to be made at Black Canon that will develop immense power.

1906 3.1465 (October 10) Theatrical notes. ["Ernest Lamson has decided to rechristen his new play 'A Romance of Bright Angel Trail.'" (entire note)]

1907 3.1466 (January 2) The Academy of Design. Some paintings in the winter exhibition at the Fine Arts. [Includes ". . . Mr. Thomas Moran, with a brilliant landscape from the Rio Colorado . . . ." (entire note)]

1907 3.384 (January 10) Santa Fe is indicted. Accused of giving rebates to an Arizona lime concern. (p. 1) [Grand Canyon Lime and Cement Co., Nelson, Arizona.]

1907 3.385 (July 6) Gossip of authors. (Book Reviews, p. 436) ["Frederick S. Dellenbaugh . . . is spending the Summer in and about the neighborhood of the Grand Canyon, refreshing his memory on the topography of that region and collecting illustrations for a new book, which he is about to write for Putnam's Sons, giving a detailed description of the Powell expedition, of which he was a member. Dellenbaugh is a sportsman and an artist as well as an author, and his book, which will be a real story of Western adventure, will appear this November." --Entire note. The book is A Canyon Voyage.]

1907 3.386 (September 20) Longworths have two exciting days. Member of their party, Mrs. Charles Joy, lost at Grand Canyon. Found after 15 hours. Later, Roosevelt's daughter centre of uproar in Pullman over right to use drawing room. (p. 1) [Representative and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth (daughter of Theodore Roosevelt), and Mrs. Charles Frederick Joy.]

1907 3.387 (September 21) Joy himself lost looking for wife. Found after many hours by search parties sent to look for him. She walked twelve miles. The Longworths held previous reservation for the disputed Pullman drawing room--Russians hissed. (p. 5) [Representative and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth (daughter of Theodore Roosevelt), and Mrs. Charles Frederick Joy.]

1907 3.772 (January 13) President asks action to curb the Colorado. Tells Congress that 700,000 acres are menaced by river. Vast wealth may be saved. But quick and permanent work is necessary--California development promoters denounced. (pp. 1-2)

1907 3.773 (January 20) Bill to harness river. Senate committee authorizes a report on the Colorado. (p. 12)

1907 3.774 (January 20) The problem of the Salton Sea. Great lake formed by overflow of Colorado River usurps lands worth 500 millions of dollars and capable of supporting half a million people. (New York Times Magazine, p. 5)

1907 3.775 (February 12) The Colorado controlled. River turned back from the Salton Sea--Levees being built. (p. 1)

1907 3.776 (March 7) Harriman ends policy of silence. He will take the public into his confidence concerning the railroads. Says all must be rebuilt. Improvements will cost billions--He is in favor of tariff and currency reforms. (pp. 1, 3) [Includes Salton Sea.]

1907 3.778 (July 7) We seek land from Mexico. Report that we are after territory for new naval stations. (p. 2)

1908 3.1007 (March 21) New light on the Indian race. (Book Reviews, p. 151) [Includes notice of George Wharton James' forthcoming book with the (working) title "What the White Race May Learn from the Indian"; including mention of Havasupai.]

1908 3.389 (February 10) Canyon voyagers will brave ocean. Plan to come to New York from the Needles in their small boat. Funds from mine owner. Course would lead them to Panama, New Orleans, Chicago, Halifax, and to this city. (p. 3) [Charles S. Russell, Edwin R. Monett.]

1908 3.390 (October 31) Down the Grand Canyon. (Book Reviews, p. 639) [Notice of publication of Frederick S. Dellenbaugh's A Canyon Voyage.]

1908 3.629 (November 8) Welcomes our professors. Berlin hears inaugural addresses by Felix Adler and W. M. Davis. (p. C1) ["Prof. Adler drew a graphic word-picture of the Grand Cañon of Colorado [sic] and the river surging 5,000 feet beneath for an outlet `to light and liberty' to illustrate the irresistible struggle going on in the American Nation for better political National ideals."]

1908 3.32 (February 9) Two go through the Grand Canyon. Russell and Monet [sic] reach the Needles after a perilous journey in gorge. Modest over their feat. One carried down rapids in an overturned boat--Refuse to talk of gold finds. (Section 2, p. 2) [Charles S. Russell, Edwin R. Monett.] >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1908 3.1361 (January 14) Hurled through cataract. Two miners who lost their boat escaped without injury. [Charles S. Russell, Edwin R. Monett; report from Louis Boucher.]

1908 3.1652 (October 2) Countess de St. Pierre lost. Huntress, with $1,500 in Los Angeles, is somewhere in African wilds. [Countess G. de Mehrenc de St. Pierre of St. Brienne, France. She "is known the world over for her exploits in the field and forest. Her last visit to California a year ago she passed in shooting wild boars in the Delta of the Colorado River." (entire note of pertinence)]

1909 3.1468 (January 18) Harriman in Washington. Talks with members of Congress about pay for Salton Sea work.

1909 3.1469 (February 24) Explorer still at 72 years. John Burroughs to join John Muir in tour of Colorado's Grand Canon [sic]. (p. 5)

1909 3.33 (March 15) Burroughs writes of petrified forest. Naturalist also describes a trip through the natural wonder of the Colorado. (p. 5) [John Burroughs.] >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1909 3.630 (June 5) Among the authors. (Book Reviews, p. 354) ["Prof. W. M. Davis, who has a volume of geographical essays with Ginn & Co. for early issue, received the Collom gold medal of the American Geographical Society of New York when he lectured recently before the society on `Lessons of the Colorado Canyon.'" --Entire note.]

1909 3.391 (August 15) Taft sees Col. Lyon; census list held up. (p. 2) [Includes notice of President William Howard Taft's plan to visit Grand Canyon on October 14.]

1909 3.392 (October 15) Taft spends day at Grand Canyon. Takes trips about the rim, but hasn't time to go down the trail. (p. 8) [President William Howard Taft.]

1909 3.779 (January 24) May not pay Harriman. Senators likely to vote to send Salton Sea claim to court. (p. 10)

1909 3.780 (February 21) No money for Harriman. Congress will not pay him $2,000,000 at this session. (p. 4)

1909 3.781 (June 6) Airship was a mirage. Dwellers on the Salton Sea were deceived by nature. (p. 18)

1910 3.782 (March 13) Arrested, drowns himself. Train robber leaps from window into the Salton Sea. (p. S2)

1910 3.783 (June 14) Nearly million for claims. House committee reports unfavorably 200 bills carrying $2,000,000 more. (p. 13) [Salton Sea.]

1910 3.784 (December 25) Cross-country touring. Westgard's transcontinental trip developes interesting statistics. (p. C10) [Includes note of highest gasoline price at Colorado River, 50 cents per gallon.]

1910 3.393 (January 5) Mother Earth still young. Not 100,000,000 years old, but only 60,000,000, says Prof. Davis. (p. 1) [William Morris Davis. Includes note of Grand Canyon.]

1910 3.394 (February 5) Among the authors. (Book Reviews, p. 6) ["James Paul Kelly of Charleston, West Va., has recently become interested in some of the traditions connected with the Grand Canyon. As a result of his study of these he has written a novel called `Prince Izon,' in which he imagines the discovery of a remnant of the Aztec race that had been hidden in an unknown spur of the Grand Canyon until the present day." --Entire item.]

1910 3.395 (February 18) Weston a day ahead of schedule. (p. 8) ["Edward Payson Weston, the pedestrian, left Grand Canyon early to-day on his walk toward New York. Weston is in fine condition and is one day ahead of his schedule." --Entire item. Transcontinental walk, Los Angeles to New York.]

1910 3.396 (February 19) Weston to reach here May 10. (p. 13) [Includes note of Weston at Grand Canyon.]

1910 3.397 (February 20) Weston rolls over steep embankment. (p. 20) [Slight accident near Flagstaff. Includes note of Weston's walk from Williams to Grand Canyon.]

1910 3.398 (March 23) The "billionaire special." Mrs. Sage, the Goulds, and Carnegie party's private train from Pasadena. (p. 1) [Includes note of planned stop at Grand Canyon.]

1910 3.399 (April 16) Yucatan ruins Asiatic. Traveler Diosy's theory--He found a similarity to Far Eastern remains. (p. 9) [Includes notice of visit to Grand Canyon.]

1910 3.400 (May 5) Japanese amazed at America's size. Our plains, streets, and houses so vast, and even our women are not small. 56 here on a world tour. Statesmen, bankers, students, and professional men among them--To see Taft, but not the Czar. (p. 5) [Notice that "The Japanese were greatly impressed by the Rocky Mountains and Niagara Falls, but were unable to see the Grand Canyon".]

1910 3.401 (May 8) Queries from the curious and answers to them. (p. X8) [Includes query about age of the earth, with mention of Grand Canyon, apparently taken from the January 5, 1910 item.]

1910 3.402 (June 21) Signs with eagle feather. Thus Taft does his part toward making Arizona and New Mexico states. (p. 3) [President William Howard Taft uses an eagle feather to sign his surname to Congressional bill creating states of Arizona and New Mexico. Of note is the presentation of the blotter to Ralph Cameron by Secretary Norton, taking "that occasion to reward Mr. Cameron for saving his life fifteen years ago. The story was then told to President Taft. One night fifteen years ago while travelling alone in the Grand Canyon of Arizona, Mr. Norton became ill. When he could crawl no further he sank down, expecting to die. A mner discovered him and hurried to Mr. Cameron's home for help. Mr. Norton was taken there and cared for until he recovered."]

1910 3.1470 (December 19) Elmendorff lecture on Grand Canon.

1911 3.1471 (February 20) Gates train here; new world record. 3,000 miles from Yuma, Arizona, covered in 74 hours and 19 minutes, including stops. Mile a minute from Albany. Fastest time ever for that 143 miles--Bests 20th Century's time from Chicago--His injury not serious. (pp. 1, 2) [Charles G. Gates.]

1911 3.1654 (February 19) Winter troubles in long journey. George Rew makes trip which involves unbroken chain of hardships. Difficulties overcome in a recent transcontinental automobile tour. [Geoge C. Rew, Herman Pomy, Robert Lockey, and W. H. Aldrich, Jr., all of Chicago. Includes note of passage through Peach Springs, Arizona.]

1911 3.403 (January 26) Another Roosevelt tour. The Colonel's itinerary for March extends to the Pacific coast. (p. 3) [Itinerary lists March 17 at Grand Canyon.]

1911 3.404 (March 12) Sportsmen dine "Buffalo Jones". Intrepid big game hunter shows them pictorially his feats in the wild. Call for new game laws. Speakers say the time has come when steps must be taken for conservation in the woods. (p. 8) [Includes notice of films of capturing animals "on his ranch in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado".]

1911 3.405 (March 17) Roosevelt at Grand Canyon. Passes night there with Gov. Sloan as guide. (p. 7) ["Williams, Ariz. March 16.--Theodore Roosevelt passed through this place today for the Grand Canyon of the Colroado, where he spent the night. He has been joined by his son Archie. Gov. Sloan, who guided the Roosevelt party through the Grand Canyon, discussed with him the recently adopted Constitution for Arizona. Mr. Roosevelt disapproves of several things in the document, but at Flagstaff he said that Congress should have grated Statehood, no matter what the Constitution contained." --Entire item.]

1911 3.406 (December 3) Around the world on book wings. Volumes which will carry the reader to many climes and many peoples. (Book Reviews, p. 764) [Includes George Wharton James' In and Around the Grand Canyon.]

1911 3.785 (September 24) A desert where extremes meet. Superlatives demanded in this spot, wherein "the body of things lies naked." (Book Reviews, p. 573) [George Wharton James' The Wonders of the Colorado Desert.]

1911 3.788 (December 10) Notes and gleanings. (p. 16) [Includes note on Colorado River and Salton Sea.]

1911 3.1008 (October 29) Where primitive people are more hospitable than New Yorkers. Friendly customs of Africans, and others which may seem strange to us here. (New York Times Magazine, p. 14) [Includes discussion of Havasupai; in context, apparently from or by George Wharton James.]

1912 3.407 (March 24) Auto battles with snow. President Joy has exciting experience in New Mexico. (p. XX 3) [Henry B. Joy, president of Packard Motor Car Co. Passing notice of visits to Grand Canyon and Yuma, with comment on "Not a drop of water between Ash Fork and the Grand Canyon!"]

1912 3.408 (April 27) Obituary notes. (p. 15) ["William Henry Bonnett, who died in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado" [December 21, 1911], aged 81.]

1912 3.409 (June 2) Autoists build road. Seventy-mile stretch constructed for motor car tour. (p. C10) ["The new road connects the railroad of Ash Fork with the Government reservation at Grand Canyon." The road was built "under the direction of the veteran `Bill' Bass [William Wallace Bass], who antedates the railroad, building in that region, and has been locally credited on many occasions with having dug the Grand Canyon himself."]

1912 3.410 (June 19) Tell of vast riches in the Grand Canyon. Men engaged in gold dredging operations expect to astonish the world. Have overcome obstacles. Steamboat placed in the great chasm--Large capital only can extract the gold from silt. (p. 11) [Lees Ferry and Marble Canyon.]

1912 3.411 (October 13) Amazed at wonder of Grand Canyon. World scientists in transcontinental tour loud in praise of its natural beauties. Unique in its grandeur. Foreign visitors impressed with the irrigation value of the Roosevelt Dam and lake. (p. C5) [Transcontinental Excursion of 1912.]

1912 3.412 (October 15) The Grand Canyon. (p. 14) [Transcontinental Excursion of 1912, American Geographical Society.]

1912 3.414 (November 6) Artist Schneider a suicide in hotel. Hangs himself by trunk strap at the Latham--Recently returned from West. Suffered from insomnia. Year and a half of sleepless nights, he wrote, made life unbearable--Attempted suicide at Grand Canyon. (p. 24) [William G. Schneider, water-color painter.]

1912 3.415 (December 1) Models for travel show. 267 mile mountain range among exhibits to be offered. (p. 8) [Travel and Vacation Exhibition, New York, including miniature representations of "great natural wonders" including Grand Canyon.]

1912 3.631 (August 25) Geographers start on their long tour. European scientists have praise for the wonderful sights of New York. Will cross the continent. American geographers will accompany them on long trip and act as guides and hosts. (p. 9) [No direct mention of Grand Canyon; Transcontinental Excursion of 1912. Includes list of American participants and photograph of organizer William Morris Davis.]

1913 3.416 (January 13) Grand Canyon in motion pictures. (p. 11) ["An exhibition of motion pictures taken along the Grand Canyon of the Colorado by E. C. Kolb and E. L. Kolb, who have just finished a 101 days' trip with their cameras, following the journey of Powell in 1869, will be made before the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society at its meeting Wednesday evening at Delmonico's." --Entire note.]

1913 3.419 (June 26) Roosevelt's two trips. Will keep him away from city campaign, except for one week. (p. 4) [Includes note, "On July 8 the Colonel, with his sons, Archie and Quentin, will take a two months' camping trip in the Grand Canyon of Arizona."]

1913 3.420 (July 11) Bryan pays tribute to Brazil's envoy. [Lauro Severiano Müller, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil. (p. 9) [Includes note, "Dr. Müller considered the Grand Canyon the most marvelous thing he saw in his travels."]

1913 3.421 (July 13) Roosevelt in New Mexico. Starts for Grand Canyon and later will see the Snake Dance. (p. 1) ["Theodore Roosevelt and his sons, Archie and Quentin, left here [Albuquerque] at noon to-day for the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, where they will spend a week. After that they will start with a pack train for the Hopi and Moki Indian villages to witness the snake dances and to visit the Painted Desert." --Entire note.]

1913 3.422 (July 17) Roosevelt in electrical storm. (p. 7) ["A terrific electrical storm, the worst experienced in this region in several years, raged about Col. Theodore Roosevelt and his party yesterday as they crossed the Colorado River in Bright Angel Cañon, on the way to the Bad Lands hunting grounds. The crossing was made in the cage suspended from a cable 800 feet [sic] above the river. Lightning played about the cage. The Colonel and his sons, Archie and Quentin, were drenched, but suffered no other mishap." --Entire note.]

1913 3.423 (August 3) 1915 exposition rising rapidly. (p. X 12) [Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, San Francisco. Of note: "The Santa Fe Railway will expend $300,000 upon a concession in which the Grand Canyon of Arizona will be shown."]

1913 3.424 (September 14) Happenings and activities of motordom. First side car crosses continent. Five weeks of running bring Le Roy Snodgrass and his wife to New York. Desert and mountains fall to daunt couple--Incidents of their 5,600-mile trip. (p. X 16) [Includes passing mention of a side-trip to Grand Canyon.]

1913 3.789 (October 26) Topics of the week. (Book Reviews, p. 580) [Includes mention of Henry Van Dyke and "Daybreak in the Grand Canyon of Arizona".]

1913 3.1472 (July 15) Roosevelt to cross Grand Canon.

1913 3.417 (January 23) Moving views of Colorado canyons. (p. 11) ["The travelogue, describing the photographic exploration of the canyons of the Colorado River, with scenes by moving picture of the shooting of the rapids, will be given again to-day at the Berkeley Theatre. The engagement of the Kolb Brothers, who made the trip, was originally for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, matinées and nights, but at the close of last night's performance it was decided to extend the exhibition another day, owing to the interest taken in the production. There are also moving pictures and illustrated slides from the Grand Canyon of Arizona." --Entire note.]

1913 3.1390 (January 26) This week's free lectures. (p. XX 6). [Includes "Grand Canyon of Arizona, by Dr. Thomas Edward Potterton, at Public School 63, Fourth Street, east of First Avenue, 8:15 P. M." (entire note)]

1914 3.426 (February 10) Hearst seeks Senate? Said to be after Arizona nomination--Buys land for hotel. (p. 1) [William Randolph Hearst “has purchased a large tract of land on the Grand Canyon and is planning to erect a modern hotel that will be one of the most palatial and commodious in the entire West.”]

1914 3.427 (March 6) Outdoor life seen under palace roof. Travel, Vacation, and Sportsmen's Show here for ten days' stay. (p. 9) [Of note: "yard upon yard of painted canvas, serving as a background, depicts a panoramic illustration of the Grand Canyon, the Rocky Mountains, and other big game regions."]

1914 3.428 (September 27) News of books. (Book Reviews, p. 408) [Of note: "The Macmillan Company will publish next week an account of a trip `Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico' by Ellsworth Kolb."]

1915 3.429 (May 7) Maharaja to see country. On his way to Frisco in private car he will visit big cities. (p. 9) [Maharaja of Kapurthala. Includes notice of planned stop at Grand Canyon.]

1915 3.430 (May 24) Whitman's trip West. Governor's party starts for exposition Wednesday--Return June 18. (p. 18) [Includes notice of New York governor's planned stop at Grand Canyon.]

1915 3.431 (May 27) Whitman starts for the big fair. (p. 6) [Includes notice of planned stop at Grand Canyon.]

1915 3.432 (July 6) Elks leave for coast. Special train for New Yorkers starts for Los Angeles reunion. (p. 9) [Includes notice of planned stop at Grand Canyon.]

1915 3.433 (August 22) Back-to-the-land a theme in fiction. * * * Recent novels from well-known authors. (Book Reviews, p. 302) [Includes review of Zane Grey's The Rainbow Trail.]

1915 3.434 (September 13) Crazed in Grand Canyon. New Hampshire tourist wanders without food or drink. (p. 16)

1915 3.790 (November 6) Brings $3,000,000 in gold. Arizona research investigator also returns on Cameronia. (p. 6) [Notice of arrival of lower Colordo River researcher Godfrey Sykes aboard the S.S. Cameronia, returned from a trip to England to research water records.]

1915 3.1655 (June 24) Earthquake ruins many border towns. Property damage will exceed $1,000,000--Fear for Imperial Valley irrigation system. Falling walls kill five. Caught under debris as they rushed into streets--Martial law declared on border. [Report from El Centro, California.]

1916 3.1474 (June 11) Questions of the traveler. Every one has larned to consult the railroad information bureau, which has become one of the chief aids to travel. [Question received: "Can a middle-aged person make the trip down the Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canon?" (entire note)]

1916 3.435 (January 30) Travelers who choose America. Recent books that point out features of interest, especially in New England, for the tourist. (Book Reviews, p. 35) [Reviews include First Through the Grand Canyon, by John Wesley Powell (edited by Horace Kephart).]

1916 3.436 (June 11) Notes and items of the automobile trade. (p. XX 4) ["From Dodge Brothers, Detroit, Mich.: `We have been notified that `Death Valley Dodge,' driven by O. K. Parker of Los Angeles, has successfully made a trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado and back to the tim. This is the first time in the history of motoring that the feat has ever been performed. It was impossible to use the burro trails, and Mr Parker made a new route to the bottom of the gorge, being compelled in many places to blast enormous rocks out of the way. The canyon is more than a mile deep at the point where the descent was made.'" --Entire note.]

1916 3.437 (November 16) To link national parks by one road. Aims of National Park-to-Park Highway Association approved by Interior official. (p. XX 2)

1917 3.438 (January 14) By air to national Parks, Wright says. Makes this prediction at Motoring Day meeting at Washington. (p. XX 4) [Orville Wright. Includes comment about Grand Canyon.]

1917 3.439 (July 15) "Redskin Rembrandt" paints western scenes. Blackfoot Indian achieves striking effects, partly with his thumb instead of brush. (p. 68) [Lone Wolf. Includes note of a picture that "is a study of color effects in the Grand Canyon."]

1917 3.440 (October 14) First explorer of Grand Canyon. Achievement of James White set forth in Senate document. Made the voyage in 1867. Nearly starved, was rescued from the raft upon which he lived for fourteen days. (p. 78)

1917 3.1656 (January 15) Army airmen lost in flight in Mexico. Cavalry, cowboys, and others seek two officers who left San Diego Wednesday. [Includes separate untitled item from Yuma, Arizona, noting U.S. 14th Infantry preparations to send "automobile parties early tomorrow into the delt aland of the Colorado River, lying in Sonora, Mexico, to search for the missing army aviators."]

1918 3.441 (November 24) Visits Indian city hidden in canyon. New York traveler goes down into 3,000-foot Arizona chasm and studies a primitive civilization. (p. 43) [Leslie Spier studies the Havasupai.]

1918 3.34 (May 18) To unveil Powell tablet. Lane to dedicate the Grand Canyon memorial on Monday. (p. 15) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1919 3.35 (May 25) Touring in national parks. (Section 3, p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1919 3.36 (June 18) Dr. Butler to tour West. (p. 23) [Nicholas Murray Butler.] >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1919 3.442 (May 28) End 3,300-mile flight from Texas to Pacific. (p. 3) [Ellington Field "Gulf-to-Pacific" squadron of DeHaviland Four planes under command of 1st Lt. R. O. Searle. Includes a flight into Grand Canyon.]

1919 3.443 (October 20) Aged Indian chief greets King Albert. Picturesque meeting at Gallup--Squaws loath to pose for the Queen. (p. 3) [Includes note of visit to Grand Canyon, and injury to brakeman L. H. Cockrum, subsequently visited by the king and queen and decorated with the Order of Leopold II.]

1919 3.1736 (March 30) Fleming-Thomas. In: Married [section]. ["The marriage of Mr. J. Hubert Fleming, formerly of Grand Canyon, Ariz., and late of Southern Rhodesia, and Mrs. Robert D'Oyly Freeman Thomas, took place in Cape Town, South Africa, on Feb. 4, by special license. Sir Francis Newton, K. C. M. G., and Lady Newton of Southern Rhodesia, and Mr. R. H. C. Thomas, 10th Royal Hussars, only were present." (entire item)]

1919 3.1737 (April 2) R. S. Bingham, Yale half bak, dead. In: Obituaries. ["Lawrence, Mass., April. 1.--Word of the death at Grand Canyon, Ariz., of Robert Scott Bingham, halfback of the Yale football teams of 1915 and 1916, was receivedby relatives here today." (entire item)]

1919 3.1738 (October 2) Two cities barred from Albert's tour. (p. 17) [King Albert and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium. Article includes itinerary of American trip, including Grand Canyon, and members of the royal party.]

1920 3.444 (June 22) Vick sees Tammany party. Says the convention won't "pussy-foot" on wet plank. (p. 2) [Democratic Convention party strategy meeting. Story filed from Grand Canyon, regarding Walter Vick, campaign manager for New Jersey Governor Edwards, and note of a "burro" trip into the canyon and a rim drive.]

1920 3.445 (August 1) Latest works of fiction. (p. 51+) [Includes review of Richard Barry's Fruit of the Desert, noting a portion of the book takes place in Grand Canyon.]

1920 3.791 (January 11) Why Salton Sea is salt. (p. 78)

1921 3.446 (March 13) Mme. Curie sails May 7. Discoverer of radium to receive one gram from American friends. (p. E1) [Includes note of plan to visit Grand Canyon.]

1921 3.447 (March 13) Who's who in Senate. Careers of fourteen new members summarized--Several picturesque characters. (p. XX 2) [Includes Ralph H. Cameron of Arizona.] 3.447

1921 3.448 (April 3) Vast irrigation project. Southwest pushing plan to reclaim 3,000,000 acres of desert land. (p. 108)

1921 3.449 (May 1) New York's police force in fiction. A review by Arthur Woods, former police commissioner of New York. (p. 51) [Review of Honore Willsie's The Enchanted Canyon.]

1921 3.450 (May 29) Memorial Hospital greets Mme. Curie. Visit, intended to be quiet, is turned into an ovation for woman scientist. Warned by her doctors. Told that she must not overtax her strength--Social plans to be curtailed. (p. 16) [Includes note of plans to visit Grand Canyon.]

1921 3.451 (May 31) Mme. Curie to start West. Health improved, she will leave tomorrow for the Grand Canyon. (p. 6)

1921 3.452 (May 29) Air route for the Grand Canyon. (p. 11) ["The possibility of opening up an aerial passenger service through the Grand Canyon of Colorado [sic] is being planned by the War Department, it was learned here [San Antonio, Texas] today. Lieutenant Alexander Pearson Jr., transcontinental flier, has been ordered to make an investigation to find landing fields and to ascertain air conditions at various times of the day." --Entire note.]

1921 3.453 (June 3) Mme. Curie to rest at Grand Canyon. (p. 15) ["Mme. Marie Curie, accompanied by her daughters, Irene and Eve, and Harriet I. Eager, left here yesterday for the Grand Canyon where she will rest for several days. She will visit a number of cities on her way back East and will sail from this city for France on June 25." --Entire note.]

1921 3.454 (June 25) Mme. Curie finds America a marvel. Generosity, care for the young and for people's pleasures impress her in New York. Praises for our institutions. On eve of departure the scientist tells what she thinks of various cities. (p. 11) [Includes Curie's comment on Grand Canyon, "which, despite the heat, was a rare pleasure".]

1921 3.455 (July 10) Fixes Western Pacific valuation, $66,730,011. Road capitalized at $172,720,912--Account requires adjustment, says commission. (p. 91) [Grand Canyon Railroad valued at $1,359,398.]

1921 3.456 (August 17) Topics of the times. (p. 7) [Recounting Marie Curie's visit to America, and her quote of the "magnificent, savage aspects of the Grand Canyon".]

1921 3.457 (November 21) Foch Legion's guest at public reception. Hippodrome crowded and Marshal is praised by various speakers. (p. 17) [Marshal Foch feted by American Legion. Includes note of planned visit to Grand Canyon.]

1922 3.459 (January 20) Obituary notes. (p. 14) ["Moses Mosler, President of the Mosler Safe Company, died suddenly yesterday in the Grand Canyon, Arizona. He had lived at the Hotel Savoy in this city."]

1922 3.460 (March 19) Hoover in Grand Canyon. He and other officials inspect site for proposed Colorado River dam. (p. 17) [Herbert Hoover, then Secretary of Commerce, in Black Canyon as Chairman of the Colorado River Commission.]

1922 3.461 (August 10) Alights in Grand Canyon. Lieut. Thomas makes first airplane landing, 3,000 feet below the rim. (p. 13) ["The first airplane landing in the Grand Canyon of Arizona was made today [August 9] by Lieutenant R. B. Thomas, Officers' Reserve Corps, of Kansas, at Turtle Head, Ponto [sic] Plateau, near El Tovar, the National Park Service announced. The landing place was 3,000 feet below the rim of the canyon." --Entire note. Royal H. Thomas.]

1922 3.462 (August 13) Overland motoring joys. Many pleasures for well equipped tourists seeing America by automobile. (p. 91) [Includes note of travel from Maine Station to the canyon.]

1922 3.463 (October 9) Anna Gould here after ten years. Arives with her husband, the Duke de Talleyrand, on trip around the world. Held up by Chinese troops. The Grand Canyon, Duchess says, most wonderful of all sights she has seen. (p. 12)

1922 3.464 (December 14) Dr. Arthur W. Dow, noted artist, dies. Professor of Fine Arts at Teachers College, Columbia, for 18 years was 65. (p. 21) [Includes note that "his exhibition of a series of Grand Canyon paintings and other works attracted wide attention."]

1922 3.37 (February 24) Assails park concessions. (p. 12) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1922 3.38 (October 22) Insect menace checked. Destruction of Grand Canyon forests averted, says Forest Service. (Section 10, p. 12) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1922 3.39 (November 15) Mountbattens found Hollywood virtuous. Grand Canyon finest sight he has seen, says friend of the Prince of Wales. (p. 40) >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1922 3.40 (December 29) Carbon from the air baffles scientists. (p. 3) [American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting. Includes brief summary of presentation about Grand Canyon by William Morris Davis.] >Mon. 8: 11-5<

1922 3.792 (May 26) Major H. W. Patton. (p. 18) [Obituary. "While on a trip for The San Francisco Examiner in 1891 he discovered the Salton Sea . . . ."]

1922 3.1118 (March 2) Plan for Imperial Valley. Secretary Fall recommends development by irrigation. (p. 32)

1923 3.41 (January 13) Dog in Grand Canyon debated by Cabinet. Harding must decide if lone postmaster may keep his pet despite the law. (p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-5 to 11-6<

1923 3.42 (January 15) The postmaster's dog. [Editorial.] (p. 14) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.44 (September 16) Adventure in the canyon. [Editorial.] (Section 2, p. 4) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.45 (September 23) Asks plane to seek canyon explorers. Acting Governor of Arizona appeals to Geological Survey to help locate missing party. Drifting boat is seen. Rescuers to hunt for ten men charting flooded river in Grand Canyon. (pp. 1, 5) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.46 (September 24) Canyon explorers not yet heard from. Arizona officials discuss sending a rescue party on foot from Diamond Creek. (p. 2) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.47 (September 25) Patrol starts hunt for canyon explorers. Boat found floating down Colorado River was not used by the Survey party. (p. 9) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.48 (September 26) Thinks canyon party safe. Director Birdseye declares disaster to explorers "inconceivable". (p. 5) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.49 (October 24) Safely through the canyon. [Editorial. U.S. Geological Survey expedition.] (p. 18) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.50 (November 11) Daring scientists conquer Grand Canyon's wild rapids. Tell of narrow escape. Hurled in frail boats down 280 miles of savage stream. Upsets and broken bones. Radio kept government's lost adventurers in daily touch with the world. (Section 9, p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1923 3.465 (May 15) Stereoscopic movies on single film strip. Walter Parkes shows the possibilities of his new camera in scenes of Grand Canyon. (p. 22)

1923 3.466 (September 6) Langdon Gibson dies; explorer-scientist. Brother of illustrator spent 18 months with Peary on northern coast of Greenland. (p. 15) [Gibson here noted to have been "one of the seven members of the Stanton expedition, which completed the first exploration in 1890 of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River [sic]".]

1923 3.467 (September 9) Motoring East from the Pacific can be done at small expense. Eight-thousand-mile tour by two young men in small car, including dash into Mexico, at average of eight cents a mile--Motor trails in Great American Desert. (p. XX 12) [Includes note on the road from Bryce Canyon to North Rim of Grand Canyon through the "Khiabab forest" [sic].]

1923 3.468 (October 21) World's wild life is fast vanishing. Many species extinct. Civilized man's weapons too much for the jungle folk. Automobile as a menace. Makes distant fields accessible to hunters and helps to reduce the game supply. (p. XX 4) [Includes plan to introduce pronghorned antelope herd to the Tonto Plateau.]

1923 3.469 (November 4) Brief reviews. (Book Reviews, p. 24) [Includes review of Mary Roberts Rinehart's The Out Trail.]

1923 3.470 (December 23) Deer in national forests. (p. XX 10)

1923 3.471 (December 28) Must lower rail fares. Lines in Southwest ordered to keep rate down to 3.6 cents. (p. 25) [Grand Canyon Railway exempt.]

1923 3.1475 (January 21) New homes for 3,000,000 in biggest irrigation project. Harnessing the Colorado. Will open vast waste for farming and new industries. Annual floods to end. Treaty between seven states and nation makes possible great reclamation plan.

1924 3.472 (February 17) The senatorial mirror. (New York Times Magazine, p. 2) [Includes note on Ralph Cameron and Grand Canyon.]

1924 3.473 (April 13) Seven wonders of the United States. (New York Times Magazine, p. 13)

1924 3.474 (May 11) [Photograph.] Flirting with death in the Grand Canyon, Army planes from Rockwell Field flying low through the gorge to secure the first photographs of the canyon ever taken at such a low altitude. (Photogravure section, p. 2) [Aerial photograph, showing wingtips of biplane in view.]

1924 3.632 (October 12) By river, rock and Arctic ice. Adventures in the Grand Canyon, on western peaks and on frozen seas. (Book Reviews, pp. 7, 26) [In part, a review of Lewis R. Freeman's Down the Grand Canyon.]

1924 3.476 (May 31) Woman, 74, tours 8,000 miles in auto. First crossed continent with father, a Forty-niner, behind an ox team. Returns with daughter. Untired by long trip--Travelers from Salem, Ore., praise New York traffic police. (p. 13) [Includes note of a stop at Grand Canyon.]

1924 3.477 (June 27) 1,150 miles surveyed. Numerous streams, dam and reservoir sites mapped by engineers. (p. 33) [U.S. Geological Survey work, including Colorado River in Grand Canyon.]

1924 3.479 (August 17) Heap much Indians. (p. XX 5) [Brief note on Native Americans of the Grand Canyon area.]

1924 3.480 (October 1) The long view of reclamation. (p. 18)

1924 3.481 (December 21) Parlor car motor train may make regular trips to coast. (p. X 13)

1924 3.51 (January 29) Survey lecture repeated. Two crowds hear description of work in Grand Canyon. (p. 6) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1924 3.52 (March 4) Accuses a Senator of public trespass. Representative asserts Cameron of Arizona seeks control of Bright Angel Trail. Court rule is ignored. Cramton of Michigan reports removal of signs warning of germ-laden water. (p. 2) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1924 3.53 (March 20) Bright Angel sale put up to county. (p. 19) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1924 3.54 (July 29) To protect Grand Canyon. Government asks court to stop placer mining by 9 defendants. (p. 19) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1924 3.55 (October 23) Daniels sees graft in the Grand Canyon. Accuses Republicans of planning to give profit of $1,000,000,000 to private interests. (p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1924 3.56 (November 23) Restoring wild antelope to Grand Canyon plateau. (Section 8, p. 12) [Tonto Plateau.] >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1924 3.1119 (February 22) Boulder Dam opposition called. (p. 2)

1924 3.1120 (March 27) Power commission hits Boulder Dam. Tells Congress government should not undertake electrical energy projects. LaRue urges Mohave site. Federal engineer declares it better for flood control and one-half cheaper. (p. 40) [E. C. La Rue.]

1925 3.1121 (September 28) Arizona divides on "Cameron cases". Government suits against Senator's relatives and friends opens a bitter battle. "Frame-up" cry is raised. But opposition asks why criminal instead of civil action was not based on charges. Valuable claims involved. Senator's race for re-election enters into calculations of his supporters and foes. (p. 8)

1925 3.1009 (June 19) Stone picks are dug up. Implements, 100 feet deep in earth, are found in Arizona. (p. 9) [Discovery at Camp Verde. "The discovery . . . corroborates evidence furnished by pictographs in Havasupai Canyon that man existed in the age of the dinosaurs."]

1925 3.57 (August 10) Charge mishandling of Grand Canyon. Senators Ashurst and Cameron report concessions monopolized, funds squandered. "Tourist camp a disgrace." Roads declared few and wretched, despite expenditure of over $700,000 since 1919. Indian agents assailed. Stockmen complain of Forest Reserve Service in Arizona and plead for a change. (p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1925 3.58 (August 11) Arizona looks backward. [Editorial.] (p. 20) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1925 3.60 (December 27) Grand Canyon's bold cliffs to be bridged by man. Engineers to conquer the great chasm with a span that would be the highest of its kind in the world. (Section 4, pp. 8, 21) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1925 3.482 (March 29) Mapping a nation. (p. E6)

1925 3.483 (April 22) City brevities. (p. 38) [Of note: "The expedition of the United States Geological Survey through the Grand Canyon of the Colorado in 1923 will be described and illustrated by Lewis L. K. Freeman, explorer and author, tomorrow at 8:15 P. M., in the Doremus Lecture Hall at the College of the City of New York."]

1925 3.485 (August 12) Coolidge holds up Cameron land suits. Consents to postponement until Arizona Senator gets reports from mining engineers. (p. 3)

1925 3.486 (September 13) Many Scouts have seen America this summer. Vacation trips have proved educational as well as recreational--Panama sent twenty-five youngsters to the Maine woods. (p. X 12)

1925 3.487 (September 20) Mapping the states. (p. E6)

1925 3.489 (December 6) To act without Arizona. Six states will ask Congress to approve Boulder Canyon Dam. (p. 4)

1925 3.1476 (April 20) Put man's age back ten million years. Scientists so interrpret rude drawings of long-extinct dinosaurs found in Arizona. Maybe reptiles survived. Their continuance till age of man also suggested by Doheny Expedition's find.

1926 3.1477 (March 7) mankind's story adds new paragraphs daily. Archaeologists digging in many lands uncover relics that fit into the puzzle of the human race--Man's age is still undetermined. (p. XX 24) [Includes note of Doheny expedition to Havasu Canyon.]

1926 3.1658 (November 4) Denies contributing in Arizona campaign. Power company officer examined by Senator King in slush fund inquiry. [Charges by Ralph H. Cameron that "a huge slush fund had been sent into Arizona to defeat him for re-election". Allegations against Arthur W. Engeler, secretary-treasurer of Colorado River Engineering and Development Company, which had applied to build a Colorado River dam at Diamond Creek.]

1926 3.619 (May 16) La Hoh, Indian healer, dies in California. Body of venerable sage is lashed to burning raft and sent down the Colorado River. (p. 16) [Report filed from Needles, California; reference to Mohave healer.]

1926 3.496 (May 4) House passes bills to enlarge national parks. (p. 22)

1926 3.497 (May 25) Swedish royalty due here Thursday. Walker to greet Crown Prince and Princess, who will tour country until Aug. 1. White House visit listed. Heir to throne to break precedent by giving press interview--Also to indulge in archaeology hobby. (p. 27) [Crown Prince Gustavus Adolfus and Crown Princess Louise. Includes notice of planned visit to Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.498 (June 6) Radium uncovers new clues to earth's age. Scientists using radioactive elements as time clocks now estimate that certain rocks were more than 1,100 million years in the making. (p. XX 4)

1926 3.499 (June 6) Motor influx to national parks. Yosemite to celebrate diamond jubilee by opening first paved highway--Road policy improving. (p. XX 16) [Includes note of roads funding for Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.500 (June 16) Geology Pullman ready. Princeton's summer school on wheels to travel 10,000 miles. (p. 24)

1926 3.501 (July 17) Gustaf Adolf rides mule. He and princess enjoy climb to rim of Grand Canyon. (p. 28)

1926 3.502 (August 2) Authority of Bible on science denied. Rev. Mr. Cotton says it has failed to meet problems of modern times. (p. 20) [Includes note on receipt of fossil footprints from Grand Canyon by Smithsonian Institution.]

1926 3.503 (August 8) Africa to have a solar station. Dr. Abbot of the Smithsonian is building one to measure radiation--Scientists of museum have been busy in the field. (p. XX 8) [Includes notice of receipt of fossil footprints from Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.504 (August 25) Host of Americans invite Queen Marie. But she cannot accept any because she will be guest of nation on tour. Will visit President first. Official itinerary of her trip will be given out Sept. 1--King is too ill to come. (p. 9) [Queen Marie of Rumania. Includes note of plan to visit Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.505 (August 27) Thomas Moran dies; painter of the Rockies. (p. 17)

1926 3.507 (September 5) Says Rockies excel Alps. Italian hotel man, after tour of America, praises scenery. (p. 13) [F. C. Rota, general manager, Grand Hotel, Naples.]

1926 3.508 (September 12) Bernheimer hits dinosaur trail. Exploring party sights prehistoric tracks in Arizona. (p. X 13) [Charles L. Bernheimer.]

1926 3.509 (October 12) Marie's detailed itinerary. Schedule of Queen's American tour, all but her trip South. (p. 22) [Queen Marie of Rumania. Includes Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.510 (October 16) Queen Marie meets Mrs. Wilson's party. With son and daughter, she is a guest at birthday tea aboard the Leviathan. Most of day in her suite. Queen accepts program to quit ship at quarantine and land at the Battery. (p. 1) [Include quotation regarding Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.511 (November 16) Maharaja of Indore here. Indian ruler, traveling incognito, reaches Salt Lake City. (p. 24) [Includes note of plan to visit Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.512 (November 17) Ex-Maharaja here despite scandal. Deposed ruler of Indore, in Utah, is silent on nautch girl and two murders. Entered using incognito. He wants to see America quietly--Moral-turptitude rule is recalled. (p. 1) [Includes note of plan to visit Grand Canyon.]

1926 3.61 (January 13) Prints of first land animal discovered in Grand Canyon. (p. 2) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1926 3.62 (February 7) Deer flourish at Grand Canyon. (Section 7, p. 15) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1926 3.63 (February 24) Seeks ancient footprints. Dr. Gilmore will continue researches in the Grand Canyon. (p. 7) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1926 3.64 (June 9) Smithsonian gets animal footprints. Age of fossilized tracks from Grand Canyon is reckoned in millions. (p. 23) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1926 3.65 (November 15) Big tourist year seen. Grand Canyon travel barometer records increase of visitors. (p. 25) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1926 3.1122 (March 5) In lieu of Boulder plan. Senator Cameron's bill advocates an irrigation scheme in Arizona. (p. 42) [Ralph Cameron. Glen Canyon and Bridge Canyon Dams as substitute for Boulder Canyon project.]

1927 3.1137 (February 20) Asks Senate to save the Imperial Valley. Hiram Johnson declares Boulder Dam a necessity to protect 60,000 residents. (p. 2)

1927 3.1138 (February 22) Filibuster started on Boulder Dam bill. Arizona and Utah senators seek to defeat measure--Author make invoke closure. (p. 3)

1927 3.1139 (February 23) Senate filibuster forces arrest call. Quorum is finally obtained at 2:41 A.M. after 14-hour battle over Boulder Dam bill. Absentees' queer excuses. Sergeant-at-Arms tries hard to round them up as Johnson presses fight for bill. (pp. 1, 3)

1927 3.1140 (February 24) Renew fight today on Boulder Dam bill. Truce in Senate filibuster after a session which lasted 29 1/2 hours. Danger in the contest. Senators fear that it will prevent passage of appropriation bills before March 4. (pp. 1, 4)

1927 3.1141 (February 25) Closure is asked on Boulder Dam. Senate by 46 to 30 receives Johnson petition and will vote on it tomorrow. Ashurst twice overruled. Tyson's plea to shut off debate on emergency officers' bill also goes to desk. (p. 2)

1927 3.1142 (February 25) Sloan raps dam proposal. Brooklyn Edison head sees move for federal power business. (p. 2)

1927 3.1143 (February 26) Filibuster threat stirs up senators. Reed of Missouri demands vote on extending life of his Campaign Fund Committee. Will get it on Tuesday. Closure petition for Boulder Dam bill to be taken up Monday at Johnson's request. (p. 2)

1927 3.1144 (February 27) Senate rejects closure moves. Refuses to end debate on the Boulder Dam and officers' retirement measures. Both seem to be doomed. Upper branch is in parliamentry jam, with adjournment only four days away. (pp. 1, 16)

1927 3.1145 (February 28) Dying hard. (p. 18) [Editorial.]

1927 3.1146 (March 12) Confer on Boulder Dam and Muscle Shoals. Senators and others decide on summer campaign to educate the public. (p. 2)

1927 3.1147 (March 15) Committee to advise on Boulder Dam plan. Secretary Work announces that fact-finding body will go into whole project. (p. 16)

1927 3.1148 (March 21) Pinchot pictures monopoly in power. Declares in letter to governors that is is forming with lightning swiftness. Seeks state regulation. Letter asserts that nation-wide trust beat Boulder Dam and Muscle Shoals bills. (p. 21)

1927 3.1149 (March 22) Water power clash brings recess hint. Knight intimates legislature will wait adjournment on commission report. Senate passes measure. Downing declares interests that blocked Boulder Dam project fight governor's policy. (p. 13)

1927 3.1150 (July 12) A new move on the Colorado. (p. 24) [Editorial.]

1927 3.1125 (January 11) Will urge Coolidge to push Boulder Dam. Western legislators seek speedy action on the Colorado River project. (p. 31)

1927 3.1126 (January 22) Boulder Dam backers see victory for bill. House supporters expect passage at this session--Hearing on special rule is held. (p. 4)

1927 3.1127 (January 22) Smith ridicules Roosevelt speech. Governor calls latter's attack on water power policy a "comic monologue". Recalls broken pledges. Executive tells Albany woman's club power authority plan insures state control. (p. 30) [Includes Boulder Dam.]

1927 3.1128 (January 26) Changes on Boulder Dam. Amendments to bill are asked to safeguard Utah rights. (p. 6)

1927 3.1129 (January 30) Boulder Dam bill plea. Governor of California urges Coolidge to help get it adopted. (p. 18)

1927 3.1130 (January 31) Boulder Dam. (p. 16) [Editorial]

1927 3.1131 (February 1) Boulder Canyon bill pressed in the House. Co-author asserts that power companies are working for its defeat. (p. 31)

1927 3.1132 (February 6) House hotly debates Boulder Dam bill. Advocates predict right of way and vote soon, and foes warn of a fight in the courts. (p. 17)

1927 3.1133 (February 9) Press House to act on Boulder Dam bill. Advocates of the measure warn of danger of flood by delay of the project. (p. 2)

1927 3.1134 (February 12) Longworth favors Boulder Dam action. Glad to have bill come before the House, Speaker tells the supporters of measure. (p. 2)

1927 3.1135 (February 13) Boulder Dam opposed by merchants' group. Its Public Utilities Committee doubts eletric power can be sold profitably. (p. E3) [Merchants' Association.]

1927 3.1155 (November 11) Charges huge lobby against Boulder Dam. Johnson says "multi-millionaires" seek to stab Imperial Valley people in the back. (p. 2)

1927 3.1156 (November 13) Boulder Dam. (p. E4) [Editorial.]

1927 3.1157 (December 6) Urges federal aid for Boulder Dam. Secretary Work asserts project would pay, but state compacts must come first. Also treaty with Mexico. Government control of irrigation and power development in area is advised. (p. 23)

1927 3.1158 (December 17) Endorses Boulder Dam. P. H. Gadsden, utilities official, objects to federal sale of power. (p. 27)

1927 3.1153 (October 2) Accord is near on Boulder Dam. Arizona withdraws four years' opposition, assuring project's early adoption. Some details still wait. Conference of seven states presses for action, foreseeing new claims by Mexico. (p. E1)

1927 3.66 (July 21) German ambassador calls Grand Canyon model for America's new style of skyscraper. (p. 9) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.68 (September 11) "Letting down": One of the boats of the Eddy Expedition negotiating a turn in the swift current of the Colorado River where falls are numerous and submerged rocks a constant danger. (Rotograveur Picture Section) [Clyde Eddy expedition.] >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.69 (September 11) "The nine who pulled through": The members of the expedition which successfully navigated the rapids of the Colorado River at high water. Clyde L. Eddy, who led the party, is in the centre. (Rotograveur Picture Section) [Clyde Eddy expedition.] >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.70 (September 11) One of the six hundred rapids of the Colorado River: The Marble Canyon, which had never before been run successfully, negotiated by the Eddy Expedition on its trip from Greenriver, Utah, to Needles, Cal. (Rotograveur Picture Section) [Clyde Eddy expedition.] >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.71 (November 15) Army to help film Grand Canyon play. Troops go to set up radio for movie drama, "The Menace," amid Colorado's grandeur. Far from outside world. Three parties to pitch camps in gorge on the picturesque and turbulent river. (p. 15) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.72 (November 24) Army radio hums in Painted Desert. Operators siding in filming of Grand Canyon link up Fort Douglas. No word from river party. Indian missionary finds lost courier with broken car--Takes him to Camp Pearson. (p. 4) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.73 (November 25) Catches weak signals from canyon party. Radio operator at Fort Douglas hears parts of a vague message. (p. 17) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.74 (November 26) Army fliers seek men lost in canyon. Ordered to search for film party of 13, missing in Colorado River gorge. Out 16 days, food for 10. Camp Pearson headquarters of party filming the Grand Canyon apprehensive of fate. (p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.75 (November 28) Start air canyon hunt. Army fliers, in search for missing film party, make Las Vegas base. (p. 12) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.76 (November 29) Fliers at film camp. Army plane will start today in search for Larue [sic] party. (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.77 (November 30) Hurricane sweeps Arizona film camp. Damages tents and radio and prevents air search for river party. (p. 22) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.78 (December 1) Missing film men safe. Colorado River party reaches Camp Pearson, Ariz., after long delay. (p. 4) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.79 (December 4) Describes battle with canyon rapids. Member of film expedition tells story of adventure in Colorado River gorge. "Ghost town" was found. Day after day making headway seemed a life and death struggle. (Section 2, pp. 1, 2) >Mon. 8: 11-6<

1927 3.517 (January 23) Feminine ideal prevails. Softer lines, elaboration and unusual treatment of materials point way. (p. X 15) [Includes comment on Grand Canyon and Colorado River as a style of weaving.]

1927 3.518 (January 23) Sheer stuffs are very modish. (p. X 15) [Includes comment on "[p]ussywillow crêpe printed in one of the Grand Canyon all-over patterns", referring to a weaving style.]

1927 3.527 (August 19) The open book. (p. 16) [Editorial. Comments on John Campbell Merriam's plans for "educational and inspirational" uses of the national parks.]

1927 3.528 (November 23) Army aids filming of Grand Canyon. Its radio flashing news from the heart of the Painted Desert. Tells of isolated camps. Part of expedition daring rapids of Colorado River has not been heard from. (p. 16)

1927 3.529 (November 28) Riding the canyon. (p. 20) [Editorial.]

1927 3.522 (June 19) When the Gibson Girl was young. (Book Reviews, p. 16) [Review of Una Hunt's Young in the "Nineties", including note of author's Washington life, with John Wesley Powell's visit to her home.]

1927 3.523 (June 25) Captured outlaw admits bank robbery. Kimes, caught in Grand Canyon, is accused of murder of an Oklahoma police chief. (p. 14) [Matthew Kimes.] 3.523

1927 3.524 (July 2) "Phantom" outlaw tells life story. Matthew Kimes, terror of Oklahoma, is resigned to fate as deputies guard him. He had two close escapes. Once when pursued, bandit says, he stole a car, found a baby inside and returned it. (p. 6)

1927 3.525 (July 6) Gets fossil footprints. National Museum receives marks made 25,000,000 years ago. (p. 22) [Grand Canyon collections of Charles W. Gilmore.]

1927 3.1659 (December 18) Laughter and tears keep Hollywood on the go. [Includes item on "Pathé-Bray expedition filming Elmer Smith's story, 'The Bride of the Colorado'. . . ."]

1928 3.1662 (December 4) Boulder Dam board picks Black Canyon. Urging new site, experts tell Congress cost will be $176,000,000 or $51,000,000 more. Demand for power seen. Danger of earthquake is held negigible--Agreement with Mexico on water advised. (p. 3)

1928 3.1663 (December 4) Johnson plans move tomorrow. (p. 3) [Senator Johnson's plan to act swiftly on Boulder Dam board selection of Black Canyon.]

1928 3.540 (July 23) The great moon hoax. (p. 10) [Editorial, in part regarding the Desert View telescope of G. W. Ritchey.]

1928 3.541 (July 31) Lindbergh and woman on flight to canyon. Lost in fog with two for three hours--One leaves and the other and mechanic continue. (p. 3) [Charles A. Lindbergh.]

1928 3.530 (February 19) Mail for near-by town goes 1,025 miles. (p. 30) [Inauguration of Kaibab Forest, Arizona, post office.]

1928 3.531 (April 8) Lieut. Thomas plans endurance flight. Flier who landed in Grand Canyon will make attempt in Bellanca plane. (p. 24) [Royal H. Thomas.]

1928 3.532 (April 15) Searchers for Lindbergh find new plane in Arizona with note, "Gone to Lunch". (p. 9) [News item from Williams, Arizona. Appended is a separate news item filed from Grand Canyon, noting Charles A. Lindbergh stop at Grand Canyon landing field.]

1928 3.533 (April 15) The family goes up for a flight. Fathers, mothers and children are now seen at the airports--Other aviation items. (p. 150) [See item, "Flights to National Parks".]

1928 3.534 (April 16) Lindbergh drops in, surprising Denver. Unheralded, he alights among 3,000 watching military air manoeuvres. Flew from Grand Canyon. There he abandoned recent reticence and talked of previous visit on muleback. (p. 16) [Charles A. Lindbergh. Includes appended news item filed from Grand Canyon.]

1928 3.535 (April 22) Hotels in rail valuation. Commerce board reconsiders and decides for Santa Fe. (p. 52) [Includes notice of decision that El Tovar and Bright Angel hotels "were essential items of that railroad's carrier equipment".]

1928 3.536 (April 22) Model consulate planned in Spain. One of our buildings at the Seville Exposition will be permanent. Cost is placed at $200,000. After exhibits are removed the structure will go to the Consular Service. (p. 60) [Consulate will incude a scale model of Grand Canyon.]

1928 3.537 (May 31) Lindbergh in Arizona. Dines at Grand Canyon as he follows air mail route. (p. 21) [Charles A. Lindbergh.]

1928 3.538 (June 17) Secrets of planet Mars to be revealed by a huge telescope at Grand Canyon. (p. 45) [Plans for telescope at Desert View by "N. W. Ritchey" (i.e., G. W. Ritchey, q.v.).]

1928 3.543 (November 21) First woman, in scow, dares rapids of Colorado River. (p. 1) [Bessie Hyde.]

1928 3.544 (December 20) Missing pair's boat found in canyon. Army aviators, descending to near river, see scow of the Hydes stranded. Searched for two weeks. Couple attempted to cross in home-made craft--Father commends fliers. (p. 14)

1928 3.81 (May 27) Utah and Nevada in the news. [Discovery of cave in "...the Utah end of the Grand Canyon"; Roaring Springs Canyon.] (Section 3, p. 4) >Mon. 8: 11-6 to 11-7<

1928 3.82 (June 10) Uncle Sam buys the Bright Angel. (Section 3, p. 4) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.83 (November 22) Race differences declared inborn. [National Academy of Sciences meeting; including reference to lecture by John C. Merriam on Grand Canyon.] (p. 8) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.84 (November 27) Outdoor museums. [Editorial.] (p. 30) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.86 (December 18) Army fliers to hunt pair in Grand Canyon. Search ordered, with Mr. and Mrs. Hyde overdue two weeks in their venture. (p. 13) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.87 (December 20) Perils of the canyon. [Editorial.] (p. 26) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.88 (December 21) Search canyon rim for missing Hydes. Rescue parties' efforts are spurred by the finding of wrecked scow. Fliers again take off. Drop notes directing boatmen to go ashore and hunt for tracks in the snow. (p. 15) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.89 (December 23) Hopes for Hydes fades. Canyon rescuers still hunt vainly for the missing couple. (p. 20) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.90 (December 25) Tracks of Hyde found in canyon. Footprints, evidently left by Colorado River voyager, are at bottom of great gorge. Couple missing 40 days. Discovery of trace is announced after two search parties had failed to report. (p. 36) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.91 (December 26) Press search in canyon. Party hunting the Hydes spurred by finding of footprints. (p. 3) >Mon. 8: 11-7<

1928 3.1166 (April 29) Senators in tilt over Boulder Dam. Ashurst shouts defiance at Johnson of California in opposing measure. Puts flood control first. Johnson draws second outburst by declaring Senate flood bill in bad faith. (p. N2)

1928 3.1168 (May 23) Boulder Dam plot charged to Hearst. Leatherwood, in House, calls measure a "steal" for publisher's papers. Senate takes up measure. Johnson disputes Smoot's figures on cost--Proponents there insist on vote before adjournment. (p. 6)

1928 3.1169 (May 24) Boulder Dam battle holds House interest. Douglas of Arizona strongly opposes measure, while Swing of California defends it. (p. 2)

1928 3.1170 (May 24) Boulder Dam. (p. 28) [Editorial.]

1928 3.1171 (May 26) Boulder Dam bill passed by House. $125,000,000 project accepted without a roll-call after recommitment is lost. Senate vote is demanded. Johnson's threat to keep chamber in session for it appears likely to be thwarted. (p. 2)

1928 3.1172 (May 28) Johnson to fight on for Boulder Dam bill. Says he will hold up other business till senate votes on measure. (p. 17)

1928 3.1159 (January 12) Engineers oppose Boulder Dam bill. Council at Washington also against establishing a Muscle Shoals commission. (p. 16)

1928 3.1160 (January 22) Labor federation for Boulder Dam. But council believes federal commission should control operation of development. Favors a power inquiry. Wires Senator Watson any investigation should be of a non-partisan character. (p. 17)

1928 3.1161 (March 17) Boulder Dam measure revised for Senate. Irrigation Committee, with only Ashurst dissenting, reports favorably on amendments. (p. 13)

1928 3.1162 (April 8) Boulder Dam. (p. E4) [Editorial.]

1928 3.1163 (April 21) Engineers score plan for one Boulder Dam. Committee here bases recommendation on the study of present project. (p. 30)

1928 3.1164 (April 27) Harnessing the Colorado. (p. 24) [Editorial.]

1928 3.1179 (August 18) Los Angeles cheers as Hoover demands Boulder Dam action. 100,000 acclaim nominee in his greatest ovation since convention in June. Basin state unity urged. Speech of 300 words, with interpolations, calls for highest dam possible. He sees a national asset. Candidate is accalimed in other California cities--Resumes journey toward the east. (pp. 1-2)

1928 3.1180 (August 20) Hoover on Boulder Dam. (p. 11) [Editorial]

1928 3.1181 (October 10) Robinson promises Boulder Dam action. Tells Los Angeles audience Smith, if elected, will press development. Assails Hoover as vague. Vice Presidential nominee meets South Carolina democrats--Goes on to San Francisco. (p. 7)

1928 3.1182 (October 29) Says Hoover favors dam. Akerson explains nominee's views on Boulder project construction. (p. 10)

1928 3.1183 (November 17) Coolidge will outline plan for Boulder Dam. Partial findings of experts will guide him in proposing legislation to Congress. (p. 12)

1928 3.1184 (December 5) Moves to remodel Boulder Dam plan. Senator Phipps offers amendments to pending bill, raising cost to $165,000,000. Johnson sticks to views. He declares the President endorses the original project in his message. (p. 27)

1928 3.1185 (December 5) The engineers on Boulder Dam. (p. 29) [Editorial.]

1928 3.1186 (December 5) Debate renewed on Boulder Dam. Old dispute between states is revived when Johnson calls up the measure. Hint of filibuster seen. Hayden quotes Hoover speech as showing President-elect's hostility to power plant. (p. 25)

1928 3.1187 (December 5) Revive old controversy. (p. 25)

1928 3.1188 (December 9) Senators hopeful on Boulder Dam. Conferences are expected to speed early passage of pending bill. Try to end differences. King of Utah, lately an opponent, predicts measure will go through. (p. 29)

1928 3.1189 (December 12) Boulder Dam flow divided by Senate. It gives 4,400,000 annual acre feet to California, compromising dispute with Arizona. Johnson opposes move. He declares rival state holds up settlement of other issues--Vote is 48 to 29. (p. 11)

1928 3.1190 (December 13) Senate limits talk on Boulder Dam. By a compromise, strict cloture is adopted on the debate schedule today. Passage this week likely. (p. 7)

1928 3.1191 (December 14) Johnson forecasts Boulder Dam passage. He says bill will probably go through today--Government construction provided. (p. 14)

1928 3.1192 (December 15) Boulder Dam bill passes the Senate. Thirty-one Republicans and 32 Democrats vote for measure carrying $165,000,000. Now goes to conference. Measure to harness Colorado River for power and flood control wins eight-year fight. (pp. 1, 7)

1928 3.1193 (December 15) Will be world's biggest dam. (p. 7)

1928 3.1194 (December 16) House plans to push Boulder Dam bill. Republican leaders hope to obtain concurrence without conference action. (p. 2)

1928 3.1195 (December 17) Boulder Dam. (p. 22) [Editorial.]

1928 3.1196 (December 18) Sciences academy meets. Prof. Berkey discusses his study of Boulder Dam project. [Charles P. Berkey address to New York Academy of Sciences.]

1928 3.1197 (December 19) Boulder Dam bill sent to Coolidge. House adopts the conference report approving Senate changes by 166 to 122. Party lines are broken. Colorado River project calls for $165,000,000--President is expected to sign bill. (pp. 1, 11)

1928 3.1198 (December 22) President signs Boulder Dam bill. He clears the way for the $165,000,000 project on the Colorado River. Seven states affected. World's highest dam will provide irrigation, flood control and power. Arizona voices protest. But California and Nevada people rejoice--Utah officials withhold comment. (p. 3)

1928 3.1199 (December 22) Disappointment in Arizona. (p. 3)

1928 3.1200 (December 22) Celebration at Las Vegas, Nev. (p. 3)

1928 3.1202 (December 30) Prepare to survey for Boulder Dam. Engineers will start early in new year on $165,000,000 Colorado River project. Chief to be named later. Choice will follow preliminary reports--R. F. Walter, head of staff, now supervising. (p. 11)

1928 3.1175 (May 30) Senators battle over Boulder Dam. Bruce spurs Johnson and Robinson to anger by his opposition tactics. Session becomes bedlam. Marylander charged deal to adjourn grew out of preferred position given to bill. (p. 3)

1928 3.1176 (July 9) Seeking new light on Boulder Dam. (p. 13) [Editorial.]

1928 3.1177 (July 31) 5 experts to report on Boulder Dam site. Federal board also will study Block [sic] Canyon location on Colorado River. (p. 8)

1928 3.796 (July 8) New map shows land below level of sea. Geological Survey issue chart of Salton Basin, 250 feet lower than ocean. (p. 4)

1929 3.797 (April 21) Salton Sea rises. (p. 152)

1929 3.1211 (July 29) Law-abiding town planned at Boulder Dam; government leases will bar bootleggers. (p. 1)

1929 3.1203 (January 1) Plans railroad to Boulder Dam. (p. 52)

1929 3.1204 (January 9) California ratifies dam pact. (p. 4)

1929 3.1205 (January 16) Arizona to fight Boulder Dam before the Supreme Court. (p. 1)

1929 3.1206 (January 16) [Utah governor recommends state take no immediate action on ratification of Colorado River Compact.] (p. 1)

1929 3.1207 (May 10) Against "Hoover Dam" plan. President opposes namng the Boulder project after him. (p. 22)

1929 3.1208 (June 24) Promises start on Boulder Dam. Wilbur assures people of Las Vegas, who face an unemployment problem. Workers swarm to city. Residents have had to provide for hundreds camped in tents and shacks in the desert. (p. 43)

1929 3.1209 (June 26) Hoover proclaims Boulder Dam pact. President makes the project effective on ratification of six of the seven states. Hopes Arizona will enter. Then, he explains, the question of Colorado River water rights will be settled. (p. 19) [Includes text of proclamation.]

1929 3.1213 (August 4) Mexico to demand full water share. Will insist on equality basis at conference on Boulder Dam distribution. (p. 19)

1929 3.1214 (August 18) Boulder Dam lands. Warning against the high prices asked for useless tracts. (Real Estate section, p. 15)

1929 3.1215 (September 24) Higher Boulder Dam is now proposed. Secretary Wilbur orders study of project for 25-foot rise to add power and safety. (p. 3)

1929 3.1216 (October 3) Seek Boulder Dam power. Western companies and states will take all generated. (p. 55)

1929 3.1217 (October 27) Boulder Dam. (p. E4) [Editorial.]

1929 3.1218 (November 6) Arizona and the Colorado. (p. 24) [Editorial.]
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