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SAK ULiiKCISCO of the by of at and the in if exhausted be - re Fire it re fact of se - the the The a be several is a will - A in to the The to a at the in section the yet the as like - 05 a Success of the Congress Assured The Transmississippi States Represented Hundreds of Delegates Will Bo Presentyat the Opening Session his - EL the of in to re the of not of Delegates to the Transmississippi Commercial Congress wiH begin arriving todaytoday - and by Tuesday morning when Governor J W McConnell of Idaho who Is president of the congress raps the dele - cates to order in Golden Gate Hall nearly a thousand visiting commercial represen - tatlvrs of the Western States will have arrived in the city Governor McConnell is expected to arrive on the steamer State of California tnts morning and he will be received by a committee appointed last evening con sistingpf Jndge NUes Searls W D Mc - Artbur and E A Denicke The Colorado delegation about 100 strong are expected to arrive during the day but unfortunately no telegraphic communication has been received from them and it is possible that they will not be as well escorted from their trains as the 8an Francisco delegation would be pleased to have them Governor Stone of Missouri with part of the delegation from that State is expected on Sunday also Governor Rick - kards of Montana and some of the Montana representatives At the meeting of the San Francisco and Oakland delegations last evening for the purpose of still further preparing for the gathering Of next week Henry L Davis of the committee on finance stated that he had collected about 1835 and would need fully as much more The assessment of 10 placed upon the delegates by themselves had been paid by but forty - five Out of the 117 and the others were exactly 10 short of doing their full duty in the premises The hotel committee reported that there was ample room in the hoteis for the visiting delegates and that the secretary of the delegation would be supplied with a list of hotels rates and number of rooms for the use of visitors Chairman Robert Day of the committee on hall reported that Golden Gate Hall at 621 - Sutter street had been secured that badges and banners would be provided and that necessary notices would be in place in the hotels Riving directions as to location of hall and hours of sessions He also stated that the delegates could take possession on Monday for the purpose of holding caucuses and other preliminary meetings A E Castle of the committee on entertainment reported exceedingly satisfac tory progress He had called upon the soutnern fa cine omcian to asK tne cost of a steamer ior an excursion about the bay on Saturday February 17th and the company bad tendered the use of a steamer frae of charge to the committee The delegates - were to be given a four hours ride on that day and were to be turned over in the afternoon to the Oakland - dflezation by whom they would be entertained for some hours longer Chairman Parsons brought up the subject of possible action of the California delegation in the congress statins that at Ogden the delegation knew exactly what it was going to try to do in the congress The delegation had caucused all the way over on the train He did not know but some one oueht to be consider ing some plan of possible action Rolla V Watt proposed that a committee be appointed to go over the budget prepared by the California delegates to the Ogdeh Conzress and see what there was in it which California wished to pre - sentatthe con gress Judge Xiles Searls thought that plans should be made to the extent of selecting California representatives on the various committees A W Thompson believed that they should go further and select the speaker who should present Californias views on the subjects to be discused A committee consisting 01 1 J Truman C W Cross and A W Thompson of San Francisco and George de Golia and M J Keller of Oakland were selected to take a preliminary look over the field including a review of the budget and to be ready with suggestions A meeting of the committee was called for this morning at 10 oclock at 236 Bush street the office of the Columbian Banking Company Chairman Parsons will call a meeting of the entire California delegation at Uoioen uate nan on Aionaay evening at 8 oclock when the subject of What California Wants in the Congress wilt be taken up by the representatives of the entire State Another meeting of the San Francisco and Oakland delegations will be held on Monday evening at 7 oclock at Golden Gate hall just preceding the caucus of the entire California delegation at 8 oclock To that hour tbemeetirfg of last night adjourned Secretary Sonnug of the congress has received notice of appointments made by Mayors of cities and various commercial bodies to the number of nearly a thousand and letters of intention to come have been numerous enough to indicate a larse satherlnB The Colorado delegation now on tho way are to nolo tneir caucus at 3 oclock on Monday afternoon It it understood that betides having Colorado views to present the delegation lias a candidate for the next presidency in the person of ex - Governor Kberhirt of Colorado and a preference lor - taking the nt congre further es st either to St Louis Mc or to Fort Worth or Pallas Tex a BAyqUBr pott hbaves

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 10 Feb 1894, Sat,
  3. Page 14

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