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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 22 April 1848
SCHOOL The school to be kept at the public school use of San Francisco, will commence on Monday the third of April next, under the superintendence of Mr Thomas DOUGLASS, a graduate of Yale College, Connecticut. Mr. D, has bad more than ten years' experience in the ibstruction of Academies and High Schools in the Stales, and has in his possession testimonials from the Trustees of those Institutions, which speak him as a skilled and successful teacher, and as well qualified for the business of his profession. The undersigned Trustees, therefore, cheerfully commend his school to the patronage of the citizens of this Town and vicinity, confident thai he will do til in his power to impart. a thorough education to the pupils committed to his care, The terms of tuition will be as follows : — For instruction in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Defining, and Geography, $5 per quarter. In the auorc-branche*, with the addition of Mental and Practical Arithmetic, English Grammar and English Compo...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 22 April 1848
CHEAP ! CHEAP !! CHEAP !!! Great Bargains. THE PUBLIC are respectfully requested to call and examine the large assortment of Goods at Ward &amp; Smith's, comprising the following articles. Figured mourning calicos, Colored (new style) calicos Red flannel China net shawls Mousseline de laine Book muslin (in pieces of one dress) drilling Superior ladies' stockings clothing. Just received a variety of superior, extra, latest Paris fashions, per Sabine, such as Fine blue frock coats do do dress do t Pants, of superior quality, black and fancy ovl'd ■*.Vt\stiSMlk, latest. patterns . ' do Marseilles " . ( " .Gents cravats, black, an excellent article just /e- -. ceivsd from New York. HARDWARE. / Superior Stratford hammers do shoe ' do • • Kaups Knives and forks Carving do j .Doorhandles . • •' Mortice lock handles Axes and axe handles ■*: limit's best axes, warranted a good article Shingling hatchets Hut* hers" cleavers icing knives . - • l Shovels and tongs, with brass knobs • ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 22 April 1848
PRUEBAS EN FAVOR DE LAS PILDORAS VEJETALES UNIVERSALES DEL DOCTOR BRANDRETH. POR MAYOR Y MENOR EN EL ALMACEN DE C. L ROSS, SAN FRANCISCO, ALTA CALIFORNIA ES efecto do esta medicina famosa el purificar al sangre ; el convertir la sangro pobre y. corrorap;^ en sangre rica v sana. Y porque producen este efecto las han buscada con perseverancia nuestros ciudadanos de todos las claaes ; y la eficacia nouria que tienan dichas pildoras de restaurar la salud, las hace tan populares. Curan ellas do todos enfermedades, solamente por. que purifican la sangre, quitandole las propicdades tnalas y suiuinslrandole las buenas. S«5 forma de la sangro la parte solida del cuerpo ha. mano. Se conviwrteu en sangrc los alimentos cue toinainos, y asi recupera el cuerpo lo que pierde co*. tinnamente, do sucrlo que', scgun el sisteina uatura en el espacio, a poca diferencia, do nueve ano«, l c alimentos renuevan enteramente el cuerpo. Sa'poagamos quo. por cuaiqaier causa, y aim « consecueocij de desordenes ...
Hur* ha I Xv. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
Hur* ha I Xv.\\ A NATIVB OF THE tUITfcH STATES. Wo condense from the Southern Literary Messenger, the following very interesting and not improbable identification of the celebrated Marshal Ney, Prince of Moscow, with Michael Iludjph, a distinguished soldier of the American Revolution. Further inquiry may yet ' unravel the mystery, and give to the western continent the honor of having furnished Europe with one of her greatest modern heroes. Michael Rudolph was born at Elkton, in the Slate of Maryland. His parents were either German, or of German extraction. They ere represented as very worthy people, but in humble circumstance and not able, in consequence, to confer upon their children many of the advantages of education or society. Michael grow up hardy and promising iv person and spirit; eager, intelligent, and bold, but illiterate. lie joined the American an. at a very eaily period, as a common soldier, when he was little more than sixteen years of age. We havo reason to believe t...
OUR SCHOOLMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
OUR SCHOOLMASTER. AND HOW IIP. CAME TO UK HARRIED. Every body knows tho position of a country schoolmaster in New England, and thai it ii only second to the ministcf, while nt the same time, he is considered a more marketable and cornea comoditiy. Tho minister i*, almost over, a married man: and it ho is not, he has failed ill setting tat most essential example before the rising generation of his congregation. I Jut a married schoolmaster is proof positivo.that the •committeo : have consulted their own taste, instead of tho grown up , girls of their district. * But our schoolmaster was not ■ married man ; and whether tho fact 'hat the head com- ■ mittee man had threo rnarringable daughters, not pledged to vow constancy to any swain, had ny thing to do with tho selection,, is a question which has never been solved for public benefit. The schoolmaster had not been long nrrioug us before the old school house wns ! filled to overflowing; and it i* a remarkable j fact, that that winter t...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
BUSINESS CARDS. BOOK &amp; JOB PRINTING, — SUCH AS — Pamphlets. Bills of Exchange, ':il&lt;»KUCis Shop Hill-. Circulars, ISiIU «if Lading, Hand-toil lilaiik I&gt;ct!d&lt;s If til BScad«, A«. «Vc, Executed with nesiaea* and despatch. * Ward &amp; Smith, General Commission Merchants, Frank Ward, ? No 3 Mo\TcoMciir Streist, Win. M. Smith. $San Francisco, Un I i uassu. C L M6S, : Importer and Wholesale Dealer. N. Y. &amp;tore" Cor. Washington V- Montgomery Ms. j San Francisco, Urrr.a Camixjuma. ' MELLUS &amp; HOWARD, WHOLESALE A UETAIL MERCHANTS, 't . Store in Montgomery St, San Francisco. tin. v. DAVIS, Wholesale aud Kelail Merchant. t S Fn.ANCIM.-O, Mjutgomery Street, j Alta Cauwkm*. MIT. PIMM, • GENERA L COMMISSION MERC HA NT. — ANl&gt; — WHOLE AND RETAIL STORE. (CLAY ST. OPPOSITE PORTSMOUTH HOUSE.) San Francisro, V. C. JkDOXALW &amp; BDGIIAN AS, Auction and Commission Merchant [ n. E. eoßxen of roßTssrouTii squa...
OREGON. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
OREGON. The U. S. Transport Bark Anita, acting Capt. S. E. Woodworth, arrived here on the 27th from Columbia river. Latest dates from Oregon, the 6th inst. Major Hardy was unable to raise any volunteers for the Southern service, in consequence of the Indian war. Col. C. Gilliam, Commander of the Oregon Battalion, operating against the Indians above the Dalles, was accidentally killed by the discharge of a rifle lying in a wagon, when in the act of taking a rope from the latter to picket his horse. Major Lee is to succeed him in command. Governor Abernethy has issued a proclamation, culling upon the Territory for three hundred additional volunteers, to prosecute the war against the Indians. Much complaint is made against Congress, for her neglect to extend official 'jurisdiction and protection over the Territory. The Spectator contains much interesting matter, which we will be under the necessity of omitting until after the publication of the President's Message.
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. Fellow -citzens of the Senate and House of Representatives. The annual meeting of Congress is always an interesting event. The Representatives of the States arid of the people come fresh from their constituents to take counsel together for the common good. After an existence of near three-fourths of a century, as a free and independent republic, the problem no longer remains to be solved, whether man is capable of self-government. The success of our adminble system is a conclusive refutation of the theories of those in other countries who maintain that "a favored few" are born to rule, and that the mass of mankind must be governed by force. Subject to no arbitrary or hereditary authority, the people are the only sovereigns recognized by our constitution. Numerous ernigrants of every lineage and language, attracted by the civil and religious freedom wo enjoy, and by our happy condition; annually crowd to our shores, and transfer their heart, not less than their a...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
Notice Persons that have been representing them selves as connected with me, in taking horses through to Salt Lake and the States this season, are notified to cease making use of my name. cither as being connected with me, or in my employ. It not, I shall tako legal steps to call them to an account for their reasons for so doing. S.. BRANNAN. San Francisco. April. 18-1848. &lt;. &gt;. UUBPIIj CONVEYANCER AND ENGROSSER. Protects noted and extended; General and Particular Avcrajjcs Mated : Corrcfj»ondenco conducted ; Deeds, I^ws. Contracts, Charter Parlies, and other I^ega! Documents prepared. Sati Francitco, April 25, IR4B. Washington ■arfMli rnllE Washington- Market, trader the careful *nj&gt;er- ! JL vision ol Geor^p Ejjjjlertnn, will l»e conrtantly sup- j plied with aU tl«««o animal and vcjjclabl&lt;» productions cf Californin, Which administer to iho necessities and Ustesofahunj^j^'iK/nulation. . Come unto me, all that are poor and hungry, and I wi...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
Baratillo. LOS Propncurio, de asls EstatlUimicnto, ertiado JJ muy agradecidos la boodad del re.^p^ctaUe nublico, toman esta oportnidad jiara poderle, aaunciar .que habiendose recibido varies da*., aj taoatai baawai yutiles. Poderan ofrecer am ami-os y el public© en general an »urtido sooresal quo scran Wn-j didos a prccioa tstraordinariaraente comodos y rcducidos, m mi Tiendo, rallr de Montjremer&gt;- No a WARD &amp; SMITH. San Francisco, Abril 12, 1849. 15-tf NEW MECKLENBURG AM. SAN ! FRANCISCO PACKET, For tht transportation of Freight, and the accommodation of the Trardliag Community, I WILL RUN monthly, a saf, and commodious X launch from this place to tfan Frauctsco; touchiu-r . at .Nicholas Algiers', the Emba&lt;;adero of Bear Creek", Mr. Hardy s, mouth of Feather River, Jsuttersvillo, j Urazona, meiam* an lienim City. In connec- , lion with tho above," a horse wagon will run rculs'lv between this place and Mr. Daniel Sillcs', i Q the upi»c*r valley of t...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
mr.1.1.1 I A EiOWAKD. HAVING JUST RECEiVEO a. large variety o Merchandise, offer for -ale Kluo print.", fancy do. roonrnint: do. woolen long ■ and half boss, cotton do do, velveteens, 'ca*suneres luark ond. fancy," blue cloth, a variety of bet t pact | rtutH. blue and brovrn drills white and brown cotfon, linen r O \\\ and cotton cold thread. whHe and colored ehirts, flannel do, silk and cotton handkerchief, rflk and'eotton ethoses. Merino nod cotton shawl*, book mciflin, black end cofice'colorf d satin, far and Guayaquil baft, Spanish card*, broom*, onckeLvtulto, nail* axes, paint?, oil, turp?ntin«;, bright varnish, paint and tar hushes, sujar, black and green, lea, colTce, choco.late, rice, raisins, brandy, gin.ruro.aj^adicnte, wines, (California and claret,) crockery ware. flour, barley, wheat, corn, manufactured and leaf tobacco, blank ( books, 'lettir paper, American soap, friction matches, annis seed, sauo pans, shoes; with a lar^e variety of • other at tides, which thry offer...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
Wholivalc I»ricc&lt; Carrcot. Alt — doz.' • Buckskin, common, 12(.*0 Ensliih 3 5004 00 Harness Ttbr. IS 00a 36 Of' Scotch 2-0 a3 00 Sole Irathtfr, pr Ib 25 bread— lcxbcr— pr in* a. j Navy, prlb. Ca 0\ Oregon pine 40 00 Pilot " J Califcr do 40 00 a5O 00 I Creckr rs*, pr box 300 do rrdwocd 40 00 a5O 00 . ca?5DL£3~ R.shiD^irs 500 a G 00 j Pip, tallow pr Ib. IS; noi^ssrs— i Mould do ' .20 '5. I. Pr jjal. 50 a• CU vi Bttuminuus, pr Cut, pr kr^ 10 s*&gt; ton 20 00 \Vioupht prlb 20 i Charcoal per ba. 23 ♦ nav.il stoces — • I cocoa- TarprbU. COO | Cocoa pr Ib. 37 1-2 | Pitch ...";/ 6 00 Chocolate ' . 37 1-2 ; Rosin 400 eof fee™ ■^*io« ' j iirpcnli3?» Done* C. Am. . 15 a .201 Olive, pr gal.- 500 I Shcathiujf pr Ib. 371-2 Sperm 100 prlb. *12 a 15 r.\tvrf— ?Janil!a 13 a ; Red Amcr nono i-u.uts—pr mt j White do.pr.keg 300 Loagninca C 00! do ling. . • ?50 Ochre, yellow ; Manilla . 15 00 rVarnish pr jral. 200 Span&gt;h 20 00; Verniillion, i»rlb. 50 noMCstirs — pryd ' Cbalk...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 29 April 1848
============= ¶ Bathing in Wine—It is not generally I known that wine baths are quite common in Fiance; nevertheless such is the case. The Duke of Clarence is not the only gentleman who has enjoyed an immersion in Malmsey. Punch has tried it with the very best Sherry. Only imagine ! Punch—the veritable English Punch—swimming in French wine, and kicking and plunging, and laughing, until the tears ran down the cheeks, and never thinking of expense—a five franc piece ! ¶ "What? a five franc piece for a tub full of wine? Hurrah! Vive la France !" ¶ "Gently, gently. At least fifty others bathed in the same wine—after Punch. The keeper of the bagnes had a preference for Punch, and gave him the first dip. After him came fifty others—making in all fifty-one five franc pieces. A good juice fur the tub." ¶ "The wine is then thrown out ?" ¶ "Not at all. Not so, by any means." ¶ "What then!" ¶ "Bottled, of course !" ¶ "Bottled ! And for what purpose ?" ¶ "Why for drink, to be sure." ¶ "Drink! w...