Newton J. Tharp in the News

The San Francisco Call
May 27, 1904

Plan a Tourist Hotel for San Mateo's Good: Promotion Committee Arranges for Visit of Architects and Others to Inspect Feasible Sites

A party of about twenty-five capitalists, architects and businessmen will visit San Mateo next Sunday for the purpose of investigating the opportunities for a tourist hotel in that city. the trip will be taken in the special private car "San Francisco," under the auspices of the California Promotion Committee. The special car will leave Fifth and Market streets at 10 a.m. The visitors will be met at San Mateo by a committee. A drive will be taken through the town and to the Burlingame Country Club, where lunch will be had. An inspection of sites suitable for a large tourist hotel will follow.

This journey is in line with the campaign for tourist hotels which is being carried on by the committee in many portions of the State. Among those who will visit San Mateo are S.L. Abbott, Edward P. Antron, W.B. Faville, George F. Chapman, Almerie Coxhead, C.H. Crocker, R.V. Halton, Rufus P. Jennings, Dr. Hartland Law, B.R. Maybeck, Herbert B. Maggs, Allan Pollok, Willus Polk, P. C. Rossi, G.W. Reid, General R.H. Warfield, J.H. Howell, F.W. Dohrmann, Charles S. Fee, George W. McNear, A.A. Watkins, E.B. Pond, Newton Tharp, Dr. P. de Vecchi, James Newland Jr., A. Sharboro, Andrew M. Davis, John Galen Howard, and James B. Burling.

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