CALIFORNIA: Here They Come

Though it had a gold rush, a shattering earthquake, Jack London and two world's fairs in its past, San Francisco looked forward with interest to the World Security conference. Last week, as the vanguard of a small army of delegates and correspondents began arriving, the city was ready to do its part to set the stage of history.

There would be good weather—in April San Francisco's summer fogs are only beginning to roll in from the Pacific, and there are days in which the bay is blue, and the city's fabled hills stand in sun-filled haze. There would be plenty...

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