Welch Club Formed

San Francisco Chronicle, October 30, 1900

A Dick Welch Republican club was organized last evening at Bernal Hall by his friends in the Nineteenth Senatorial district to further the interests of his candidacy. T.J. Curtin was elected president of the club. A grand rally was arranged for next Friday evening at Bernal Hall, when the club and its friends will be addressed by prominent speakers and a social evening's entertainment given in honor of the man for whom the club was named.