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Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
Mud Geyser near Fort Yuma.—An officer of the U. S. Army, at one time stationed at Fort Yuma,described in our presence (says the Chronicle) a wonderful spring, or Geyser, of hot mud, about sixty miles south of Fort Yuma. The spring is situated on a vast plain, which extends eighty miles south from the Gila. The soil of the plain is a dry mud, which was apparently at one time the bed of a lake, or sea The landscape is of the most dreary, barren and monotonous character. The Geyser covers fifteen or twenty acres. About the edges there is a warm, soft mud, with pools of water here and there. In the centre the mud bubbles like boiling Indian pudding, and a great body of steam is constantly rising, and is visible at a great distance. The mud and muddy water are frequently thrown more than a hundred and fifty feet high ; and at these times the Geyser often makes a rumbling noise, distinct from that of the fall of the mud. The Southern Californian Extra, received by the Goliah, reports grea...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
MARRIED. On the 9th Jan., in this city, b; Rer. Mr. Wyatt, Wm. Branch and Miss Ellen Welch. On the 15th Jan., in this city, by Rev. Frederick Buel, Mr. John Green and Miss Amanda J. Nichols, art ot this city. On the 12th Jan., in this city, by Rev. Mr. Mooshake, Dr. Med. Heiuiman and Mies Margaretha Struebin, both formerly of Switzerland. On the Bth Jan., in this city, by Rev. Wm Speer, Mr. Henry Lapman and Miss Sarah Blundell, both of New York On the 11th Jan., by Rt. Rev. Bishop Allemany, Jno. A. Landers, ot Sacramento, und Dorathe Watson, of this city. On the 12th Detj., at Hoboken, N. J., A. C. Messerve, Esq., of San Francisco, and Miws Isabella S., second daughter of Chaa. Idell, Esq., of Hoboken. On the 12th Dec., in New York, George A. Van Bokkelen, of San Francisco, and Miss Mary P. .Miller, of Now York. On the 11th JUjn., in Bcnicia, George Watson, of Sun Joaquin Valley, and Miss Maria C. Raven, 'formerly of Copenhagen, Denmark.
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
DIED. On the 10th Jan., In this city, Edward Lochlen Lindsey, aged 17 years, son of the late Capt. Lindsey, ot Hobrat Town. On the 7th Jan. in Columhia, George A. Coweert, aged 32 years, a native ot South Carolina. On the 6th Jan., in Todd's Valley, A. L. Carson, of consump tion. On the 6th Jan., in Los Angeles, Mr. John Foster, formerly a member of the Los Angeles Rangers. On the 12th Jan., in Jackson, 'IVE. Johnson, aged about 30 years, formerly from Arkansas.
SAN FRANCISCO JUARINE LISJ^_ [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
SAN FRANCISCO JUARINE LISJ^_ ARRIVALS. Jan. 10—Clipper ship Flying Fish, Nickels, Boston, 113 days, with rndse. Schr Matthew Vassnr, Dodge, San Pedro, 8 days; 6 tons corn. Jan. ll—Clipper ship Raven, Hanson, New Yo k, 124 days, via Rio Janeiro 84 days, with 5500 boss coffee. Jan. 12—Schr Kaluna, Candage, Hi 10,23 day ; produce. Schr J X F Mansfield, Clarke, Albion River, 7 days; lumber. Schr Adeline, Hutton, Bodega, 1 day ; produce. Jan. 13—Steamship John L Stephens, Pearson, Panama, 13 days, with passengers, mails, etc. Brig Glencoe, Carlton, Port Discovery, 35 days; piles. Schr Queen of the West, Dame, Santa Ciuz, 30 hours ; lime. Jan. 14—Brig Consort, McGilvery, Port Madison,l4 days; piles. Schr Olivia, Thomas, Monterey, 2 days ; produce. Schr Joseph Hewett, Allen, Tomsles, 1 day ; produce. Jan. 15—Stmr Goliah, Erskine, San Diego, days, via intermediate ports, with rndse and passengers. Brig Consort, Pray, Cape Classet, 23 days ; lumber. Clipper schr Restless, Brown, Honolulu, 20...
MARKET REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
MARKET REPORTS. San Francisco, January 17, 1855. AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS—nominal— Shovels, Ames' L i). bright$13 00® do s. h ®10 00 Fields', 1. h. 12 00® 13 00 Rowland's, 1. n 00®— 00 do s. h... 9 —®10 00 King's, Lb 8 00® Spades, bright c. s.10 00®— 00 do iron . no tale. Coal and Grain Scoops, c. s. 12 00® do do iron. ® 8 00 Axes, Collins', a. h. ®15 00 do Hunts', do ®15 00 Picks, Collins', 4V4 to 6-tb, solid eye 10 00® 12 00 do other brands. 00®— 01) Helves, heavy hickory pick. turned 50® 2 50 do axe ® Plows, best make. 14 —®30 do steel 24 00® 40 00 Threshing Machines and Horse Wheat, Chili 2 ® 2M? do Californi...2 ® LUMBER—nominal— Timber, Oregon Pine, eq, M 25 00® Plank anil Sc't'g.-25 00@35 00 Plank E.w.p. cl.60 00® do E. ca 80 00® 100 Boards, E.cl. 1st q.(&gt;0 00® do 2dq45OO®55 0O do G. y. p. floor— 00®— 00 do 0.pine,roughl6 00® 18 00 do redwood, Mendocino, gang sawed 30 00®3C 00 do Bay&amp;Bolinas25 00@27 0O Floor Joist 18 00@20 OO Shingles, E. best . 7 00® 8 ...
Page 22 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
SPECIAL NOTICES. J3F* Native Pines, Oaks, Sec— Cones of the Native Pines, Acorns from our Mountain Oaks, Seed of all our Mountain Shrubs, and of every species of Valuable Tree or Shrub ; for these the lull price will be paid, if satisfactorily labelled, classified and arranged, at the Office of the " California Fabmeb," 13 Masonic Hall Building, Montgomery street. Wanted.—All the varieties of Caliiornia Clover Seed, for which the highest price will be paid at the Office of the "Califobnia Fabmer," 13 Masonic Hall Building, Montgomery Btreet. Our New Office. —Wo invite our friends to our new office in the " Masonic Hall," on Montgomery street, opposite Le Count &amp; Strongs. We can show them many wonderful specimens, such as are rarely seen, and we especially invite them to call and examine the various schedule and invoices we have to offer for tale. Trees, Seeds, Plants, Grains, Houses, Lands, Inventions, Works of Art of all kinds, these we are hapnv to show, and can intere...
Page 22 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
SOUTHWICK &amp; CO.' 1 GRAN D RAFFLE. $30,000 for one Dollar XJf THE FIRST GRAND PRIZE is, probably, the best paying property in Sacramento county, viz.: The Well Knovn Dairy! Owned and conducted by Benjamin Southwick and Southwick &amp; Co., for the last four years, consisting of 122 of the best MILCH COWS in the country y also, THREE HORSES, Milk Wagon, Cans, Pans, Hou-ehold Furniture, Good Will of the same, Ac.; likewise, Stables sufficient to inclose the whole. The Dairy is now paying; about $1,000 per month, exclusive ot" raising the Calves. The whole will be transferred in pertect order, as the business will be continued up to the time it is known who is the luckly one. The above described property makes up the First Grand Prize $30,000 2d Grand Prize, 20 Slugs : 1.000 3d Grand Prize, 10 Slugs 500 4th, A Match span of Sorrel Horses, 1,000 sth, 1 Bay Buggy Mare 300" 6th, 1 Grey Pony 100 7th to 16th inclusive, TEN LOTS, ironting on V St., each containing five acr...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
BUSINESS CARDS. CHAS. A. FITCIIER, COMMISSION MERCHANT, Washington street Wharf, Between East and Drumm strejts, San Francisco. 0 s " Liberal advances made on consignments. v 3-2 WLLIAM BAILEY. OIL AND CAMPHENE MANUFACTURER, IMPORTER AND DEALER IN Sperm, Polar, Elephant antt Illaekfisb Oils, Also—Camphene and Burning Fluid. No 2 Battery street, between Pine and Bush. 21 GIBSON &amp; KING, IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Groceries, Provisions, Foreign nnd Domestic Spirits, and Wines, Nos. 24, 26 and 28 Battery street, near corner of Pine, 15 San Francisco. WM. NEELY THOMPSON, WHOLESALE AND RETAL DEALER IN LUMBER, marret street, between front and DAVIS. Boards, Scantling, Floor Joist, Sash and Panel Doors, Win dows and Building materials of all kinds constantly on hand. 24 SIM &amp; CO., PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 12 Olay street wharf, between East and Drum streets, San Francisco. Cash advances made on consignments in store. Refer to Messrs. Flint, Peabody Si Co....
Page 23 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
HOTELS. Orleans Hotel, Second, between J and X streets, Sacramento. MTHE iilmve Hotel, occupying a space of 85 by 150 feet, in the most central Mirt of the city, built of brick and three stories high, otters inducements to travelers not surpassed by any establishment in the State, The ground floor is set apart ior Dining Room, Reading Room, Billiard Room and Bar Room. The Table will be found at all times supplied with the choice of the market. At the Reading Room can always be found the daily papers of the State and the latest dates Irom the Atlantic and Europe. The Billiard Saloon is furnished with five excellent tables, superintended by a competent keeper. The Bar will be supplied with the best Liquors and Wines. The second and third stories of the building are set apart for Parlor, Family Rooms and Chambers, comfortably furnished. We have also leased the large brick building corner of and X and Front streets (formerly known as Sackctt s Hotel) set apurt for Lodging A|&gt;...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
AGRICULTURAL, &amp;&lt;?. Agricultural lni|&gt;l&lt; «m nt*. Burr Mill Stones, three and four feet dinnieter, ' witli all the Irons ; Smith's Patent Premium Smut Machines; Power and Hand Corn Mills ; Corn Shelters; Anchor Brand Bolting Cloth ; Brass and Iron Wire Cloth ; Rover Steel Plows, Nos. 6 and 7; Poors " " " 5, 5Mj and 6; Clipper " " " IVii 6, 16 and 18 ( Trojan and Eagle cast Plows, all sizes ; Extra Points for cast Plows; Straw Cutters and Fan Mills ; Thermometer Churns; Garden Rakes and Hoes ; Fresh Garden and Field Seeds; Garden and Coal Barrows; Hand saws, claw hammers, hatchets, butcher's saws and cleavers, planes, Ames' long and short handled shovels and spades, Collins' long handled axes, picks, mattocks, harrow teeth, two and iour horse farm wagons, grub and plantation hoes, six and eight fined manure forks, wliiiHetrees, ox yokes and chains, Kctchum's mowing machines, Seymour &amp; Morgan's reaping machines. For sale by . H. M...
Page 23 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
HORTICULTURAL, &amp;c. Pacific Nursery, MISSION DOLOHEB AND ALAMEDA, HAVK always on hand and for sale, Ike target! collection of choice ROPES to ho found in the State. Also, Grape Vines, Fruit and Ornamental Trees in great variety i 500,000 Strawberry Plants, including thirteen varieties of all the best known kinds. For sale cheap, in lots to suit purchasers. All orders left with us at the Mission Dolores, or at our Nursery at Alameda, or with Warren &amp; Hon, at the office of this paper, will be promptly attended to. Prices guaranteed at the lowest market rates, and everything sold fully warranted to be correct 18 11. A. SONNTAG &amp; CO. Strawberry Vines.* JARGE and vigorous Vines of the variouH kinds of Straw J berries, the best kinds In cultivation, can always be found at the Gurdeus ot the subscriber, md at a reasonable price. The following are among this varieties: Hovey's Seedling, Hudson's, British Queen, Black Prince, and several other new seedlings...
"LET ME IN." [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
"LET ME IN." FLORENCE PERCY. When the summer evening's shadows Veiled the earth's calm boson) o'er, Came a young child faint und weary, Tapping at a cottage door; " Wandering through the winding wood-paths, My worn feet too long have been, Let me in, O, gentle mother, Let me in ! " Years passed on, —his eager spirit Gladly watched the flying hours; " I will be a child no longer, Finding bliss in birds and flowers; I will seek the bands of pleasure, I will join their merry din ; Let me in to joy and gladness, Let me in !" Years sped on—yet vainly yearning, Murmuring still the restless heart— " 1 am tired of heartless folly, Let the glittering cheat depart; I have found in worldly pleasure Nought to happiness akin, Let mc in to love's warm presence, " Let me in I " Years fled on ;—tho restless spirit, Never found the bliss it sought; Answered hopes and granted blessings Cnly new aspirings brought; " I am tired of earth's vain glory, 1 am tired of grief and sin, Let me in to rest etern...
Page 24 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
HORTICULTURAL, &amp;c. GARDEN SEEDS, Growth or 1854. FRESH und GENUINE, per " Express."—Just received and constantly arriving— 500 »s. Yellow Onion Seed, 100 " Red " " CO " White " 200 " Toj) Onions for sets. Fruit Seeds, Sic, of 1854 ; Peach, Apple, Plum, Cherry, Pear, Locust, White Birch, Elm,Osage Orange, Ruspberry j together with a complete assortment of Shaker and California Garden Seeds. Also, Flower Seeds, Californian and Eastern. Wholesale and Retail, by C. MORRILL, Druggist, And agent for the sale of the New Lebanon Shaker Seeds, Botanical Herbs and Extracts. X street, cor. Third, Sacramento. v3-l Branch store, P. street, cor. Third. Smith's Pomological Gardens, Banks of the American Hirer, lu&gt;o and a half miles from Sacramento city. THE proprietor of the Gardens would respectfully invite all who are engaged in " Nursery and Gardening " to visit his grounds. He will be happy to show to them, ready for sale, this tall, as fine a collection of Fruit Trees, ...
Page 24 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
BANKERS. VAN VLECK, READ &amp; DREXEL, BANKERS, corner of Commercial and Montgomery streets draw at sight, in sums to suit, on Ocean Bank New York. Bank oi North America Boston. Mechanics' and Farmers' Bank Albany Drexel A Co Philadelphia. Josiah Lee &amp; Co Baltimore. J. B. Morton, Esq Richmond. Va. Gen. Wm Larimer Pittsburg, Pa; A. J. Wheeler, Esq Cincinnati, Ohio. A. D. Hunt. Esq; Louisville, Ky. J R. Macmurdo &amp; Co New Orleans. Also, on Detroit, Mich.; Memphis and Nashville, Teun., Columbus, Ohio: Norfolk, Va and Charleston, South Carolina. 1 ADAMS &amp; CO., BANKERS, Montgomery street, San Francisco. Bills oi Exchange drawn on any ot our Houses in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimare, Washington, Cincinnati, New Orleans, St. Louis and London. Also payable at the following Banks— Merchants' nnd Fanners' Bank Albany Utica City Bank Utica Bank of Syracuse — Syracuse Bank of Auburn Auburn. Bank of Attica Buffalo Rochester City Bank Rochcste;...
Page 24 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 18 January 1855
MISCELLANEOUS : &amp; co., PRACTICAL HATTERS, (PREMIUM HAT BTORE,) 157 Commercial street, San Francisco. THE undersigned would take this opportunity to return their thanks to their friends nnd the public generally tor the very liberal share ol patronage which they have received. They take pleasure in now announcing that they are determined that no one shall surpass them in the beauty, or finish, or Quality of a Hat; that no gent shall wear a finer Hat than can be found at Collins A Co.'s Warehouse. The proprietors of this establishment exert themselves to manufacture to order the latest styles and most approved patterns. The stock of HATS and CAPS, of every kind, now on hand, cannot be surpassed in this city. 17 r COLLINS A CO. San Francisco ahead of the World! Ever on, on apace with the Age and Times' Hurrah for Vance's new Daguerrcatt GaUery I Largest Light in the World, (over 500 feet Glass.) New Building, cor. Sacramento and Montgomery streets. \KTHY should every one go ...