In thirty-six hours she had covered that distance; and on the 14th of December, at twenty-seven minutes past one at night, she entered the bay of San Francisco.
Five minutes afterward the whole town of San Francisco learned the news.
"There was the teamsters' strike, right here in San Francisco," Bertie went on imperturbably.
Rider had crossed from Oakland in his launch, and Halstead had been down to San Jose and back in his machine.
A railway train from San Francisco to New York, and a transatlantic steamer from New York to Liverpool, would doubtless bring them to the end of this impossible journey round the world within the period agreed upon.
Eleven days later, on the 3rd of December, the General Grant entered the bay of the Golden Gate, and reached San Francisco.
Rafael Creek, up which we had to go to reach the town and turn over our prisoners to the authorities, ran through wide-stretching marshes, and was difficult to navigate on a falling tide, while at low tide it was impossible to navigate at all.
"I'll sign the articles that I'm to sign off in San
Whereupon, smacking his lips, he departed for San
Francisco and the St.
As we sailed up the San
Francisco water-front, the moment the port doctors passed us, the boarding-house runners were alongside in whitehall boats.
* It took but a few minutes to cross by ferry from Berkeley to San
I've heard him tell of selling three Market street lots in San
Francisco for fifty dollars each.