May 20, 1909
Martin is up to something.
We traveled down to Utah Lake today. We hope the data we gathered from the Jordan Potamoi will be useful for finding the Bonneville Naiad.
I started the day exhausted after sleeping on my hotel room sofa, and it has only gotten worse from there. The lake is about 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, so we packed our gear and set out early this morning. Martin came with us as well as a reporter named Camille Bernard.
Miss Bernard is a lively, chatty sort of person. I have enjoyed her company, but the ease at which she talks to everyone made me feel a little jealous.
Martin didn't lose any time toadying to our new reporter friend. During the few hours it took to drive camp, he hinted more than once that he was involved in the discovery of the Jordan Potamoi.
By the time we arrived at our campsite, I was fuming.
We settled on the lake's Southwest side. Dr. Flake has set up camp on the North end and the Tippits the Northwest. We passed a few newcomer camps as well.
I fumed about Martin well into the evening.
Just before bed Dr. D— pulled me aside and said: "You should say something to him if you're so angry." I think he's disappointed that I don't better stand my ground with Martin.
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