On receipt of the telegram the Naval Secretary telegraphed to the Susquehanna to wait in the bay of San Francisco without extinguishing her fires.
In any case, it was decided in the Gun Club that Blomsberry brothers, Bilsby, and Major Elphinstone should go straight to San Francisco, and consult as to the means of raising the projectile from the depths of the ocean.
San Francisco lay dead, and we did not know what was happening over the rest of the country.
There was only so much of a food reserve in San Francisco, and at the best it could not last long.
We'll make the creek on this tack, and you'll be right behind me all the way up to San Rafael."
In the gathering darkness I could just make out the mouth of San Rafael Creek, and by the time we entered it I could barely see its banks.
"To say nothing of the mortgage on my house and on the nicest little best paying flat building in San Francisco since the earthquake."
Well, I guess we'll just sign on this steward at sixty a month and all he asks, or I'll just naturally quit you cold on the next fast steamer to San Francisco."
This cannot be doubted, as Daylight himself knew, it was by the merest chance, when in Los Angeles, that he heard the tuna were running strong at Santa Catalina, and went over to the island instead of returning directly to San
Francisco as he had planned.
Others were wearing the stripes in San
Quentin or Folsom.
"I live in one of the loveliest localities of San
Why, most likely he'd a settled down in San
Francisco--he'd a-had to--an' held onto them three Market street lots, an' bought more lots, of course, an' gone into steamboat companies, an' stock gamblin', an' railroad buildin', an' Comstock-tunnelin'.