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SAN FRANCISCO, v TUESDAY;^ULYwl6, -1901.
PRICE FIVE CENTS. PEOPLE OF SAN FRANCISCO WELCOME INCOMING ARMY OF EPWORTH LEAGUE Continued; *bn -Page [ Four. ?'.'--¦ ¦ ''i$BilE$$. Continued on Page Four. The Southern Pacific Company will dis play pictures of California, giving special attention to the Maripcsa big trees and Yosemite Valley. Thi3 booth will . be in charge of Galen Clark, 80 years of age, the man who discovered the Mariposa The Santa Clara County exhibit Is in charge of J. ¦ C. Spencer -and Dr. L. B. Smith, "assisted by Miss L. M. Byrd. M1S3 Jessie Hale, J. B. "Worthington and Mrs. J.. H. Hutchinson. The exhibit is" not large but will give a meeting place to dele gates and friends. ¦ » The Santa Catalina booth, in charge of F. C. Lathrop. traveling passenger agent of the "Wilmington : Transportation Com pany, presents a marine display and also a fine collection of view3 of Catalina Isl an<j/ ¦ :;.V#^v in height. A. "W. Bohall and wife are In charge, with F..L. Thomson assistant. T. D. Fetch of the Eureka Chamber of Com merce is superintending the work. There is a slab three Inches thick and 6x9 feet in surface dimensions, cut from tha I stump, and smaller pieces highly polished. The Humboldt "Woolen Mills, run by elec tricity, have a fine exhibit of blankets. Then there are woodenware, butter, con-» densed milk, mineral water and some ani mals that have been killed In the county. The display is surrounded by four booths, all in ted, which helps to carry out tha redwood idea. and mineral, and other products of the county. San Joaquin County Display. On the left Is the display of the Stockton Chamber of Commerce. It is under the supervision of J. M. Kile, James A. Barr and F. H. Meyer. There is a large display of fresh" fruits, bricquets, pottery, blan kets, mine" and agricultural photos and In dian curios. There will be received daily consignments of fresh fruit3 for free dis tribution. This does not include water melons, for which the committee apolo gizes. . . .. The Fresno County exhibit is the second one on the right side and consists entirely of boxes and packages of raisins. S. E. BWdell, vice president of the Raisin Growers' Association, installed this dis play, and Mrs. E. W. Biesy will be as sisted in giving away 10,000 cartons of seeded- raisins by. two handsome young lady leaguers from Fresno. -The Cured Fruit Association of San Jose Is on the opposite sid,e, of the aisle, next to the San Joaquln' County exhibit. It Is decorated in green . and white. The sign is/macTe of prunes, as is (the entire ex hibit." "WV P. . Cragin is manager and he will, run^a' cooking. school and free lunch in the machinery annex. -, -. .•f: Humboldt Sends a Stump. ,'At this' point in the "aisle the Humboldt Courityexhiblt stops the visitor, as it Is right- in'the centerof. the aisle." Itcon sists of a huge redwood stump fifteen feet • The Napa County exhibit is the first on the" right. Mrs." B.E. Smith- is in charge and will be assisted by; T.:B. Hutchinson, Mrs. William\ McDougalir Misses ' \ Grace Grlgsby,' Dora Carter and Harold ; Holden. It is decorated- In- sliver gray- and scarlet, .with gray.moss from oak trees. There will be a display, of fruits,' oils, both vegetable This' is an entirely new idea in con nection with conventions of ,thls nature and will be one of the most interesting and instructive features to the Eastern people, -Inasmuch as there have been grouped' together in the various booths the products of the State and the visitors' will be able to obtain an idea of the resources and -industries Vof California, The ; main entrance will be transformed into a gar den. The stairs 'to .the right, of the main entrance lead directly . Into this garden of ; tropical '. plants. On: the, right," as the ascent is made, a/large garden scene loaned by Mr.' Mor'risey of the; Orpheum. Fifty potted; palms are' the donation of Superintendent McLaren', of ;. the Golden Gate Park. ' The entrance, to the .double row of exhibits is throiigh'a beautiful old mission ; made".of greens. 1 , : .' \: , Mechanics' Pavilion; in charge of ¦William McMurray/ chairman 'of the Pa cific Coast products exhibit committee, and J. E. McDowell, superintendent. T IIS ' morning the , Pacific; Coast county product . exhibit in connec tion .with the Epworth League Convention . will ! open formally in . the, '.Grove-street" gallery , of [, the Magnificent; Displays of the J^esources of California Form |f an Educational Feature of the Great Gathering Which Will Be of Value to the Industries of This State SAN* FRANCISCO bids a fervent welcome to the thousands of Ep- worth Leaguers who are already within the city's gates and to the 20,000 more who will arrive here to-day and to-morrow. The hospitality of the metropolis of the Tacific Coast. ,so often tested in the past ar.d never ¦ found wanting, will be *xtended with cordial warmth by every citizen, -irrespective of nationality or creed, to the travel-stained representa- tives of the ndblest order connected with Method'sm In. America. The people of San Francisco will take celight In extending the hand, of fellow- Fhip to their visitors from the sun-baked East. That their visit hither, will not fail to be of advantage in a personal as well es educational sense is a self-evident con- ciusion. Twenty thousand people, few of r.-hom have ever experienced the delights cf a California summer, must by the law. of contrast inevitably'conclude that there If only one State In the Union worth liv- ing in. and that State California'.' During the stay of the clty'p visitors every citi- zen will constitute himself a committee of one to assist-in-the general welcome and to do all in his power to render the etay of the strangers among us a contih- ued delight. Trains Every Half Hour. ::l$pi Commencing at 3 o'clock this morning, special Epworth trains began arriving every half hour from Ogden. Several par- ties arrived yesterday, but they were at- tached to regular trains, and there wero comparatively few leaguers aboard: The Wisconsin delegation, which left Ogden at 3 p. m. on Sunday, was due to'arrive at midnight last night, but'owing to the congestion of traffic the special wlllnot reach here until about 9 o'clock this morning. All of the trains are several hours late, owing to the tremendous trav ei, and no calculations as to the arrival of any particular party.can safely, be re lied upon. The time schedule was adhered to as much as possible by the railway offi- Clai s# but the safety of the parties en route frequently demanded radical changes in time/cards. "The result has been delays more or less vexatious to friends of the travelers in this city, but in a rush like the one with which the railway companies are now coping safety rather than promptness has been the chief desideratum. ¦ • • The special bearing the Los Angeles-sec tlon of the great chorus arrived in the city over the coast-route shortly after 1 o'clock this morning. The party, num bering 750 persons, was greeted at the Va lencla-street station by a reception com mittee of twenty-two members under charge of Miss. Rosina Treadwell. At 10:35 yesterday morning a party ofitwenty leaguers from the southern ¦ part of the "State was met at the same place and-es corted to the Pavilion, where quarters for the visitors were secured, : Pennsylvania Delegation, The Pennsylvania delegation;will arrive Preparations for Their Reception and Entertainment Finally Completed by: the Local -Committees and All Is in Readiness :for Opening of the -Great Convention in the city early this morning. The party travels In fine style, its train consisting of twelve Pullmans, two diners and two baggage cars, the latter being fitted with commissaries. There are 240 people in the party, with W. A/Gillispie of Philadelphia in chargel Rev. Dr. Brown of Philadel phia Is' chairman of the excursion com mittee, and among the other leaders aboard are Rev. George W. Stevens of Lewlstown, Pa.; Rev. Appleton Bash of Beaver, Pa. ; R'ev. Jackson of Philadelphia, Rev. Nichols of Mariton, N. J., and Chaplain Tribeau of the United States navy. Nearly all of th* party are from various points in Pennsylvania, with a few from Maryland and Ohio. The party will be given a reception at the First Methodist Episcopal Church to morrow evening. After the convention they will go to Southern California, thence north by the Shasta route to Portland and take In the Yellowstone Park en route home. The. entire trip will occupy forty three days. Two days were spent at Den ver and two at Manitou, Colo. Some 3000 delegates to the convention will arrive from Portland this morning. The leaguers were due to arrive here last night, but a delay occurred near; Shasta which necessitated a halt of several hours. The Northern leaguers bqre the delay with commendable resignation. The' nave of the ferry ' ." building' was Illuminated all of last night for the benent of the visitors arriving In the' early morn- ARRANGEMENTS FOR COUNTY EXHIBITS AT PAVILION ARE FULLY COMPLETED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND VISITORS SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE HERE TO-DAY desirous of securing Information as to 'the arrival of delegations during to-day,' and to-morrow. ... '. ¦ ; • . . "" Harvey I* Burchell, State secretary of the Epwbrth League of ¦ the Methodist Episcopal Church South, arrived in the ,city from.Gllroy and was given an - honorary position on . the . reception committee. ; • Miss Lulu Shelton, second vice president of the . Epworth League, Methodist Epis- j copal Church South, came up from Gll roy yesterday and was accorded a place on the Jocal. reception; cojnmittee. ¦ ..... - R. . K. "Wilson , of the Alabama delega tion wired the general committee from Terrace, Utah,- at 11 a. m. ' yesterday to have, sixty " badges bearing the ; name "Alabama" printed and forwarded to his party'.at Sixteenth street so that the dele gation . might 'enter. -the V city with ; colors f.ylng. v ; The badges will be in the' hands of the delegation, at 1 the desired time. 1 Chairman: Charles H. J. Truman of. the entertainment committee has' made anew arrangement of his committee, by. which it is expected . to secure more' satisfactory services during the rush of ito-day and'to morrow.'^ The duty.' of this committee is to provide rooms, meals i and ¦ other . accom- , modations for strangers 'applying for the same. ' . ¦ .¦ ..L'. ./.,,. , '..¦ .'.'. Three Shifts of Assistants. ; % Commencing yesterday ; morning three shifts of assistants were placed on duty. The first began at" 6:30 aim., the second at 12:30 p. m. and the third at 6:30 p. m. The members 'always on duty are Chair j man Truman, J. K. "White, Max-Baruth, ¦ Earl L. Eavey, R. G. Hudson and Fred ' C. Patterson. The* members of the shifts are the fol lowing named: v - - . First shift— Emily L. Bean, William L* Court right, Marion E.Dawson. Alice Fluhr, Jennie Gunn, Mrs. F. N. Hubbell, Miss May, Isaacs. Arthur McPherson,. Lawrence Nelson, . G. G. Nusworth, William Wood, E.' M.'Rolston'. Emma Robinson; iG.Sheperd, Emma Salter, ¦ Winifred L. Woodruff and James Wood. -. Second Ehlf t— Lina . B. Banks, lula 'May Beard, Lacy L. Candill, May .F. Cook, E. • J. Dornin, Hulda Heuer and Alice Theuerkauf. • Third shift— Harry. Burke, .William T. Belvel, - Dr. W.' J. Bauer, James Irving; 'Elma Jeftress, | Mrs. Emma • L.. Jenkins,' Fred M. Morcom, F. W. Mosher,' F. • A. Rounds, George T. Shaw, W. ' A. Smith, John Looker and Samuel" G. Thomp son. '; .. ' :'. •' ¦ •' . ; : A reserve force \ for .'special reception' work has been placed', on duty. . Those' composing.. the committee are -the follow ing named:' . Miss R. Anderson, Miss Ayery, Harry Banks,' Grace Bf dgood,' Hattle Brown. Emily Bone, •. Dr. ' Chamlee, Irving" S.' .Crocker, Miss Delano, Alice : . A.' Davis, Miss Deane,"- Miss Llda.Erlccson, ;P.' : C. Fish. Mrs, GreenwalC Miss M. : 'A. Grant, Miss Hulda Heuer,. Miss Lena Hanson, Miss M. VOLUME XC— NO. 46. The San Francisco Call ing. The reception committee • was : on hand throughout the night and each mem ber was assiduous In the discharge of his duties. : ' ".• ' .'.*;;' Telephone at Ferry Quarters.* For the benent ; of those having business with the ferry division of the- reception committee a telephone has been placed in position. The number is Bush • 541. This will be glad tidings to persons .who-- are BAGGAGE MEN, DECORATORS AND COMMITTEE WORKERS FIND THIS A BUST. SEASON. T '¦ ¦