“Petrified” mummy of an Indian woman “discovered” one fourth
mile from Government Camp. “Mummy” claimed by persons to be
older than the Egyptian mummies. Turns out to be the “Lady of
P.C. Bigham and Vaughn Zundell depart from Medford for Crater
Lake. They have a contract to catch trout in sufficient number
to provide an ample fish dinner for 300 Editorial Association
Senator McNary introduces bill in Congress to add 94,880 acres
to the Park. Passes the Senate but fails to pass the House. The
addition would have included Diamond Lake and the 3/4 mile strip
of Klamath County West of the Park, up to the edge of Jackson
Stephen Mather spends the night in the new Lodge. Complains of
horrible dusty roads and being forced to sleep four to a bed.
Plans laid for the erection of a small hotel at White Horse
Cost of roads and trails set at $640,000. Cathedral Spire, named
by John Maben because of its resemblance to a great
cathedral. The Pacific Crest Trail (The Oregon Skyline Trail) is
surveyed along the crest of the Cascades. Zane Grey and brother
visit the Park for fishing purposes .
Suggestions by Superintendent Lewis of Yosemite and a government
committee results in the adoption of the Park Service uniform
which was to remain the same until 1946. Prior to 1935, all
employees, including the Washington office, wore the National
Park Service uniform. Season: 16,645 visitors.