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I won't write you a letter until I return from San
Francisco3 and am more settled in mind. Mother4 has failed so much since I last saw her, but she does have
some hours of restful quiet each day, I think. She is not in pain—just the
weariness and discomfort of every physical act growing harder and harder. Sometimes
she is quite STEPHEN
SMITH, M. D.
CHARLES W. THOMPSON, M. D.
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
J. A. COLLIE, M. D.
ETHEL FANSON, M. D.
PATHOLOGIST LAS ENCINAS
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GEORGE DOCK, M. D., PRES.
W. JARVIS BARLOW, M. D.
F. C. E. MATTISON, M. D.
STEPHEN SMITH, M. D.
F. H. MACPHERSON cheerful for an hour, and she goes out in her chair every day and wants to go.
I am going up to San Francisco to take a Doctor of Laws at Berkeley, and devoutly hope that someone here5 will move out of a cottage while I am away. I am in the main building, next the dining room, and don't get much rest.
I don't think you could help much if you were here, dear. Mother is conscious, but
Love to all of
Bobbie perceptions are so dim—with occasional hours when she seems to understand.
Mrs. Bates6 is so good to her, and so conscientious, and Douglass7 I think does more for her than any man ever did for any woman since the world began.With love Willa