The author is continuing his researches at the Yerkes Observatory, having quitted the Lick establishment in 1892.
When Yerkes was travelling he spoke in a representative capacity.
In spite of the crimes which Yerkes perpetrated in American cities, there was something refreshing and ingratiating about the man.
"All to speak of, my lady," said Yerkes, nimbly retreating to his den.
The performances of the Yerkes 5-foot reflector still belong to the future.
We told you about the great Yerkes telescope some little while ago.
But the conversation was interrupted by a reproachful appeal from Yerkes.
Mr. Yerkes, an American millionaire, generously undertook to provide the cost of this observatory.
Yerkes had been too well occupied in exciting gossip with all his many acquaintances in the train and the station to notice.
Mr. Yerkes followed and under his regime a high school with a three year course was established.