Edward visits. Decatur Evening Herald 25 August 1927

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Edward visits. Decatur Evening Herald 25 August 1927 - It Illinoisa"PlacetoVisit" . And San Francisco...
It Illinoisa"PlacetoVisit" . And San Francisco a "Home" To Former Decatur Resident would bo t h i s said Democrat, U n i t e d national to next to i t a l n the personal the question be i e it, Mr, and Mis. E a Coyle, who have been visiting: in Macon county and travelling In tho Eastern statoa since May, today will go to Wisconsin for a visit of a week or ten days and then go'to San Fiancisco, Cal, whore now they have their home, "Nevei was in a city that I liked so well," declined Mr Coyle "It has been my homo only two years but Jn that time I believe that I have hud opportunity ^o see enough to j u s t i f y my pieferdnce for It F l i n t , both Mr? Coyle and I have hud butter health since going there t h a n we had had In yoais That counts fot much I U k n San Francisco m u r h better than I do Los Angeles W h e n wo arc t h c i e Mm Coylo wcais colored glasses all the time because of the constant g l u i i of tho sun We have sunlight In San Fnincisco, of course, but not the glare so noticeable in Southern Oallfotn'.u Freezing temperature I believe la u n k n o w n In San Francisco. I believe that iO was the lowest t e m p c i a t u i c wo have had sin6e 1 was there and the f n u t that I woio a heavy oveicoat nil day J u l y 4 192(3 did not lessen my l i k i n g foi that place Tho highest t e m p n n t u i r d u i my stay t h c i e was A p i i l 20, 1026 when the m o r c u i i P R i a t e r e d !*Q de- ecs, but next day It was down to 70; that's about summer t c m p o t a t m e "I have not lived in any of the Atlantic coiiat cities, but I have visited in all of them visited In all of the cities along 1 the Giea tLakes-- practically In every city in the Union and I never saw a place w h HO many persons ride in the street c/irs an in San Francisco--5 cent fare, by three transfers from one branch to another, for 5 cents It is possible to rtdo 36 miles in San Prunciaco I don't know that any one over wanted Just that combination in getting about the city, but it la one of thf possibilities of the street car sorvlco "Transportation In Sun 1 tanclsco IB something enormous; t h o i e f i f t y two million persons through ferries In 1926 That Is m o j e l y people m i l l i n g in and out of u i b H to. tho city Other clanscn of transpoi tatlon tue no leas in volume In San Tranciaco there are 112 ocean cat t y i n g companion--not that ocean going venue!*!, but that many companioH o w n i n g and operating m a n y vcsanlH E v c i y 40 m l and night, the year through there in a vessel I n or out through Golden Gate. The volume of business as shown by bank cloarlngw IB much Inigei in San Fianilsco than In Ixa Angeley \The i n l n y season? That Is f January to March, but t h e r e have been floods and that so* t of thing! n San F t a n c U c o I c i altogether forget Illinois w h e r e I my homo for moro than 20 year*, especially while some of my f a m i a r o living h e r e , b u t h P i c u for me )H only a place to visit and San Francisco is the place for m homo " Art u he the k t

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  1. Decatur Evening Herald,
  2. 25 Aug 1927, Thu,
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