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An Afterglow


LOWELL OBSERVATORY
FLAGSTAFF

The opposition last night celebrated itself by giving us unfocusable images, they were so bad.

MARS' HILL

The most beautiful Christmas decorations I have ever seen. The wreath, a Martian one, is gorgeous and the star-lantern-house sans pareil.

Thank you for the Christmas card that came by itself. And as for the one you enclosed for Mr. S. it was so lovely that it now adorns my bureau. Conversion this is called, not theft.

All brightness for the New Year.

LOWELL OBSERVATORY
FLAGSTAFF

Here are our first results. The Canals, you will perceive, are much more salient than they were in 1909—as I expected.

The car arrived yesterday afternoon and on the hill this morning. Amazing swift transit smashing the records.

Regular thunderstorm on at this moment.

The Barrett Wendells came on Monday and left on Wednesday, he having seen the Canals.

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