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SAN ' ¦ FRANCISCO; T^ VOLUME XCII-KO. 10. SHRINER PILGRIMS HARE ARRIVED AND ARE NOW GUESTS OF THE CITY ' The- electric . illumination - along .Market and Kearny streets last night was .a suc cess. The illumination of The "Call build ing was generally admired. for its beauty and completeness. The ¦ strings of lamps extending from the ferry building to Lar kin street, broken at intervals with 1 radi ant symbols of the Mystic Shrine, pre sented a scene of briiliant color, in' nowise inferior "to "the occasions which have rcssed ¦ into history. Tlie ferry building was /especially ; attractive, and its , beauty was .commented ; upon by. every J visitor. . ILLUMINATED STREETS. an • occasion' which .. brought " many thou sands of ; people into the. streets, and for several hours locomotion along /Market street was .' extremely, difficult. ¦- •" The events of the week will be j open-id with the parade this morning. The first session . of ' the Imperial ', Council will be held at 11 o'clock, and Imperial Potentate Shaffer will be appropriately escorted to i-folden Gate Hall by the ; Shrlners from all parts .^of the Union. An imposing spec tacle "is promised, but It will not. be as complete as the parade this; evening, which will doubtless brjng^out o"ne;of the largest crowds ever seen in this /city. The- features r of "^ the /evening 'parade 'will be ¦ unique in . many. : respects. The Illumination was a success, and hun dreds'of pilgrims, in commenting. upon its brilliance,. said they had' never.. before wit nessed anything that approached it in ex tent and grandeur. .At 2 o'clock thl3 afternoon there will b» a reception by the ladles to the visiting: Nobles at the Lick House. Many of the best known ladies in the city will assist in entertaining all who may come. Shrlners at San Jose. SAN JOSE, June 9.— Many Shrlnera bound "for the oasis of San Francisco made short stops here to-day. A special made .up '.of six cars and carrying about sixty members of Zenobia Temple, Toledo. Ohio; Moslem Temple, Detroit, and Zem Zem Temple, Erie, Pa., arrived here a c daylight from Del Monte and remained until, noon. Families and friends of th<> Shrlners accompanied them. -Local mem bers of the order met them at the depot and took them for a drive about the city. Day Is Spent in Fraternal Visiting and VIEWS OF SHRINERS MARCHING FROM THE FERRT. TO HEADQUARTERS. THE RECEPTION OF THE ,; OMAHA CARAVAN BY NOBLES OF ISLAM TEMPLE, AND THE ARRIVAL OF THE LOS ANGELES PIL *. grims from; the sunny southland." ...- '".T. : .'/. •;-',¦;.. .. ' . The ¦ visiting patrols and -.. bands ¦>. made several .fraternal visits to the various headquarters during the day; and evening. The Denver contingent serenaded the I of llces of the newspapers in- the afternoon, and their,, excellent, playing, as well", as picturesque ; garb, attracted ; large crowds at Market and -Third; streets. :The local Shriners^ and Los 'Angeles contingents last night marched ' to • t he .various i hotels; be hind" bands of , music <and: serenade'd the visiting nobles I and » their* friends. . It r svaa Another. prominent Shrlner who arrived yesterday from SL : Paul,, Minn., Is M.iA. Beckman. .Besides being high in Masonic "circles, i Noble' Beckman Is the supreme arch of the Supreme Grove ofxthe ; United States, -United :; Ancient Order' of . : Druids. He was; met. at. the ferry landing" by'- No ble Grand'Ach ¦ Julius . S. Godeau, j whp in a carriage' escorted him to his hbteU Sinclair, '. who accompanies . the shrine, . is the commander of its Arab patrol. '¦'. The latter) is colonel of 'the. First Regiment of the # National " Guard of the . State of Mis souri. The' 'visiting . Shriners.: from, St. Louis carry with them a ' handsome silk flag, which was presented to them by the Louisiana Purchase \ Expositlon.'ahd is the first world's . exposition ' flag made. This was . displayed „ at all • points en route , to the -Western oasis, and it will be in i evi dence, in .the parade to-day* and also at headquarters. in the California Hotel. V. Among the prominent' members of the St. Louis : Temple, Moolah, now In this city .is^ William M. > Porteous, illustrious potentate of/that shrine. Colonel C. A. LEADING NOBLES HERE. • Aniong. ; the visiting- Nobles are many representative business , men and others equally noted In the professions. The more prominent of the Shriners of Amer ica are gathered in the city, and their en tertainment" by the local Shrlners is 'now the sole thought' of resident Nobles. Only one idea' prevails, namely, that the visit ors • when they take their departure will do so "With, the full realization of what hospitality: in San Francisco really sig nifies. "It is desired that the story of the entertainment of the pilgrims which they will tell when reporting-to their respective temples shall, be. of an unequivocal char acter, and, one which will redound to the credit of-Ban Francisco and her people. ,• and flowed. Hundreds of ladles visited the quarters . during the. day and, garbed as they- were for the greater part in light summer costumes, they imparted a fresh ness to the scene, that : was gratifying to every visitor of the sterner sex. The buffet, , stocked with flnfe wines and other sparkling, vintages, was not neglected by the multitude. The Nobles of Islam treated every visitor as a guest and in true "Eastern -style the-thirst of all alike was satisfied without stint. Immense crowds thronged \ the various headquarters far into the evening. This was especially true at the rooms of Islam Temple in the « Call .Annex, j Secretary Lutz was busy as a beaver all day an swering questions of the visiting Nobles and arranging the /thousand and one de tails which the rush necessarily entailed. In another room Professor Anderson handed out badges as fast as the pilgrims presented themselves, j and -in '•' the main office a line of applicants for tickets to the various functions "¦} ceaselessly "ebbed HEADQUABTERS CEOWDED. pilgrims from Maine elbowed swarthy Nobles from Texas, and all were hail fel low well met, bound by the ties of fra-^. ternlty and friendship. The men wore for the greater part the red fez, while many of the. women looked charming with their fezes of white bordered with gold fringe. Every representative Noble wore the badge of his'temple as well as those presented to the visitors by the local com mittee as souvenirs. . Every variety of badge was in evidence, some being ' of bronze, others of polished brass, wood and silk. The designs were emblematic of the order to which; the wearers owe allegi ance . and the meeting of. which at this time is responsible for the heglra to the Golden Gate of trie most representative claps of citizens of which . the East may boast. ~qt T was an extremely active day. In lj Ehrlner circles yesterday.' From B early morning till late at night the Jy Eastern pilgrims were kept busy exchanging greetings with. and re ceiving the assurances of fraternal respect from their fellow Shrlners of the Pacific Coast With the parade this morn- Ing the Btlrring events of the imperial sessions in this city will have beer^- for mally Inaugurated. . " ' " " The caravans from the East kept pour- Ing into the city in a ceaseless stream all day. In order that the . wayfarers so far from home might not experience the chill- Ing blast of a lukewarm welcome some forty of the reception committee and patrols were constantly on duty at the ferry, and as each party arrived the warm hospitality of San Francisco' was extended. Large crowds gathered at the ferry to witness the sights, and It is needless to say that with the shouts, of "Es Selamu Aleikum," together with more hearty salutations expressed In forceful English ringing in their ears, the onlookers had enough to occupy, their at tentio.i to prevent attacks of ennui. Before the last of the specials arrived in the city the streets presented an animated appearance. E very where t the symbols of* Islam and of the prophet,^ the ' scimlter. : ctum and crescent were rlsl Wen Sturdy' Caravans A re Accorded r a Hearty Wejeome by ih^ Nobles. oiSah Francisco Tetnples. THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL.