THE JEWEL CITY

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Page 62 - I therefore repeat, that it is absolutely indispensable for the United States to effect a passage from the Mexican Gulf to the Pacific Ocean ; and I am certain that they will do it.
Page 62 - Facing west from California's shores, Inquiring, tireless, seeking what is yet unfound, I, a child, very old, over waves, towards the house of maternity, the land of migrations, look afar, Look off the shores of my Western sea, the circle almost circled; For starting westward from Hindustan, from the vales of Kashmere, From Asia, from the north, from the God, the sage, and the hero, From the south, from the flowery peninsulas and the spice islands, Long having...
Page 198 - Mrs. Frank L. Brown, Mrs. Aylett R. Cotton, Mrs. Francis Carolan, Mrs. Edwin R. Dimond, Mrs. Joseph A. Donohoe, Mrs. Joseph D. Grant, Mrs. Reuben B. Hale, Mrs. PC Hale, Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst, Mrs. IW Hellman, Jr., Mrs. C. Edward Holmes, Mrs. John Johns, Mrs. Henry Krebs, Mrs. Jesse N. Lilienthal, Mrs. I. Lowenberg, Miss Laura McKinstry, Mrs. John F. Merrill, Mrs. Robert Oxnard, Mrs. Horace D. Pillsbury, Mrs. George A. Pope, Mrs. FG Sanborn, Mrs. Henry T. Scott, Mrs. Laurence Irving Scott, Mrs. William...
Page 61 - DAWN APPEARS. THUS RISE AND SET IN CONSTANT CHANGE THOSE SHINING ORBS AND REGULATE THE VERY LIFE OF THIS OUR WORLD.
Page 163 - An assembly room with a raised dai's, and mural decorations suggestive of Danish industry and commerce, is in the northeast corner. The building contains a number of paintings by Danish masters that are of great interest and value. Funds for this pavilion were contributed by Danish residents of California. The Danish Government supplied the furnishings. No commercial displays are in the building. FRANCE. — The Pavilion of France is a replica of the eighteenthcentury home of the Prince de Salm,...
Page 61 - The moon sinks yonder in the west, While, in the east, the glorious sun Behind the herald dawn appears. Thus rise and set in constant change those shining orbs And regulate the very life of this our world.
Page 77 - For Lasting Happiness We Turn Our Eyes To One Alone And She Surrounds You Now. Great Nature Refuge of the Weary Heart And Only Balm To Breasts That Have Been Bruised. She Hath Cool Hands For Every Fevered Brow And Gentlest Silence For the Troubled Soul. — Sterling. The Courts of Flowers and Palms The Court of Flowers typically Italian — Its delightful garden and fountain, "Beauty and the Beast...
Page 62 - The balmy air diffuses health and fragrance, So tempered is the genial glow that we know neither heat nor cold. Tulips and hyacinths abound. Fostered by a delicious clime, the earth blooms like a garden.
Page 67 - The braziers and cauldrons symbolize Fire. The two sentinel columns to the right and left of the tower symbolize Earth and Air. The eight paintings of the four corners of the ambulatory symbolize the elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water. The central figure in the North Avenue symbolizes "Modern Time Listening to the Story of the Ages.
Page 62 - IT IS ABSOLUTELY INDISPENSABLE FOR THE UNITED STATES TO EFFECT A PASSAGE FROM THE MEXICAN GULF TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND I AM CERTAIN THAT THEY WILL DO IT— WOULD THAT I MIGHT LIVE TO SEE IT BUT I SHALL NOT. — Goethe, Germany. (e) Small panel at right of center: THE UNIVERSE — AN INFINITE SPHERE THE CENTER EVERYWHERE THE CIRCUMFERENCE NOWHERE.— Pascal, France. (f) Small panel at left of center: THE WORLD IS IN ITS MOST EXCELLENT STATE WHEN JUSTICE IS SUPREME.— Dante, Italy.

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