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Oceans Of Wild Flowers

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The whole country is abloom with wild tlowers. Perfect oceans of color llood hills and mesas and valley. The ground itself is coveied, and the trees and vines and shrubs are seemingly alivo wil li white and yellow and pui licolored butterllies of brilliant liucs, stationary llower bulterflies. There are legions of llüwer8 on every hand, including many of the well-known Eastern favoritesand liosts of tlie pretty children of tliese Western wilds, as delicate and beautiful as their more t.'ivili'.cd sisters, but to us, as yet, mmeleoe. There are harSbells aml bultercups and daisies and the white bloBsouis of the sar v Ice berry and pretty white tassels, made up of fittle bell-sliapcd lloweis, alraot likethe lily of the valley, but growing on shiubs. and pretty yclluw bl s.siüns, like the üowering currant, uawlborae bloasoms, shiideil fiom whlle to pink, and wild sweet ]eas and columbino, lu I'act, Chera is no end of exquisite ffowëis of afl ahupes and hucs.- n in nifi (Col) i "id. To be "worlh one's weigliL in gold" i.s a llattering testimony of imlh idual worth, aml thls must be soine consolation, the St. Jumes' Gazette thinks, to the unfortnnate persons wlio fall into the hands oí' brigands. The .e 15,000 paid as ransouifor Mr. Snter represent. s 264poundflf gold, whereas tbatgeif tleman's weight probably does not exceed 154 pounds; while 211 pounds weight of gold was given for Cölonel Synge, who can be little short of !5 pounds heavier than Mr. SutüT.


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Ann Arbor Democrat