THE BICYCLE CLUB DINNER. - The San Francisco Examiner, 20 Jan 1887
THE BICYCLE CLUB DINNER.
The San Francisco Bicycle Club held its annual dinner Tuesday evening. The following members were present: George J. Hobe, Harrison Houseworth, Charles A. McDonald, Chas. B. Wheaton, John W. Gibson, H. A. Greene, F. F. Osborn, Thomas Stevens, B. C. Austin Jr., Charles L. Davis, E. R. Dimond, M. Feintuch, C. P. Fonda, H. T. Gibbs, O. C. Haslett, A. F. Lawton, James A. White, A. M. Brown, Thomas S. Cobden, W. G. Davis, N. A. Givovich, B. Letcher, J. F. McCarthy, B. H. Patrick, George H. Strong, and H. M. Whitely. After dinner several songs were rendered by the San Francisco Bycicle quartet, consisting of B. C. Austin Jr., Charles B. Wheaton, A. M. Brown and Charles P. Fonda. The toast "Old Riders of '78 and '79” was responded to by H. C. Eggers: "Our Honored Guest" responded to by Thomas Stevens. Morris Feintuch read an original poem composed for the occasion. A. M. Brown addressed the party on the subject of the Alameda contingent, better known as the Alameda Scorchers, and created considerable merriment. Charles A. McDonald gave a selected reading and the party adjourned after singing "Auld Lang Syne."