If, as they say, God spanked the town for being over-frisky, why did He burn His churches down and spare Hotaling’s whiskey? —Charles Field’s wry observation after firemen saved a warehouse full of whiskey from burning up in the fires following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

  4 comments for “Quote of the Day

  1. April 18, 2018 at 7:21 PM

    Ha! Good one.

    janet

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    • April 19, 2018 at 7:30 AM

      I used to frequent a little cafe on Hotaling Alley when I worked in the Pyramid. Soup of the day, a half sandwich, and coffee for $4.50 + a bowl-full of history while we ate lunch. It’s gone, now, but not forgotten.
      Ω

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  2. April 18, 2018 at 6:43 PM

    Those firemen knew what needed saving!!

    Liked by 1 person

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