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AITJLLINi; AND DESTRITTIVE CONFLAGRATION!! I.OSS OKPKOPHItTY K< KKI)IV(i »l,000,(KN>• | [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
AITJLLINi; AND DESTRITTIVE CONFLAGRATION!! I.OSS OKPKOPHItTY K\&lt; KKI)IV(i »l,000,(KN&gt;• | Our city hue been visited by lire, and fur tho second time within the twelvemonth past nr.- wo culled upon to record I ho disastrous career of conflagration. That we ha\e dwelled in inexpressible tearuf this calamity during the year which is nearly closed, we uiuch confess, and that a dread of its terrible results we have, in conjunction with most of our citizens, entertained, should also he acknowledged. Averted by a power su|&gt;erhiitnan, through a succession of days a'ud months, during which its occurrence would have entailed upon our city utter ruin, it came at last, and though ne'er again might an event of this nature take place under circumstances so especially favoring the eScai»e of the city, we have to deplore tho destruction of one of the finest and most nourishing |H&gt;rtions of San Francisco. J he fire originated in Dennison's Exchange, and, it...
WHOLESALE_PRICES CURRENT. ■ AJI FRAIWIMO, JASII'ART 1, IN.Vt. PRKPARRD AND RKVtSKI* FOR TIIK ALT A CALIFORNIA BY WOODWORTH & MORRK [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
WHOLESALE_PRICES CURRENT. ■ AJI FRAIWIMO, JASII'ART 1, IN.Vt. PRKPARRD AND RKVtSKI* FOR TIIK ALT A CALIFORNIA BY WOODWORTH &amp; MORRK Boots and flhoea— Men'. light |«gged I loots, per dot a fln Do heavy do 72 a !*&gt; I&gt;o brogans, Una 9n a*i IVi do hoary &lt;w a 42 &lt; andlcs—Sperm, per lb 2 75 a 2 H7 Stearin* I.SO a 175 „ . Mould «ll»l»c &lt; nal-per chaldron ffSO a 33 * ""-I" lb in a IV i I'oßVr—ll io, per lb 12 a 13c ■'» 12a1,1c Ifurnt and ground 25 h 30c Cordage—per 11* 15 a 22c Cottle— Reeve*, delivered here, per head $20 IK&gt; selected #22 a 23 Domeall«&gt;«—ltrown Sheetings, per yd 7 a 10c Hleachcd do doiu 12 n 14c Mackinaw lilankcts, coIM per pair #12 a 20 i White do do 8 h 12 Common do do H a H ! Drug* m.tl Medlrlitea—Ass'd inv, ad. on inv 20 a 25c I A'ntrnt him—.'-anils Sarsapat ilia. Pr tl/. .. .#2l Moflatt's Pills per gross . ;i»» Ho Pheinx 1 &gt;ittorn, per dor. 12a 15 Hrandreth's Pils. pei gr...
HHHHSPHWPPS I DIKD, [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
DIED, In this city on th» 18th instant, H B. Evans late of Boston, .Mass. aged 35 years. At San Francisco, California, on Saturday the 22d instant, Thomas Goslin, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio. He was well known as one of the heroes during the war with Mexico, as a non-commissioned oflicer of the late Contain S. H. Walker's company, Regiment Mounted Riflemen. On the Yuba River, Nov. 12, Miles M. Goodyear, aged 30, formerly of Hampton, Con. In this city, on the 14th instant, Mr. Joseph Palmer aged 53 years, for many years a resident of Buenos Ayres. In this city, on the 24th inst., at 111/2 o'clock, p.m., Wm. Rothwell, of the firm of Grayson, Guild &amp; Co., and late of St. Louis, Mo. His friends and those of the surviving partners and the members of the order of Odd Fellows, are invited to attend the funeral, at ten o'clock this morning. from his late residence on Sacramento st., one door from the corner of Montgomery. In Stockton, on the 22d Dec.. John V. D. Suy?am, formerl...
LIST t»K VRNSKI.S AHItl VKU AT TIIIM HIHT Miner tlir Hnl||hK of tlir l*«st Mramei. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
LIST OF VESSELS ARRIVED AT THIS PORT Since the sailing of the Last Steamer. Pee. I.—Am bg Mary and Mien, Gier, Astoria. 2. F.ng bg &lt; ■trade, Robinson. Sydney. Am bg Vesta, Maker, ICdwartownEng bk, Juchinnan, Pearse. New Zealand. Am hk Anita, Hall, Columbia River. Am bk Maaeppa, Gilder, New York. t&gt;. It us hk Sliellikotl, Klinkofsiroin. Sitka. Am seh Honolulu. Mallaigh, San Pedro. 7.—l\ng hk Hlakelv. Martin, Liverpool. 9. — Fug hg Mumlord, Martin, llohuit Town. Am bg O. C. Raymond. Men/i*-*, Ore«f»m. 10.—Am hk Magdil.i, Mason, New York. Kng Ihj Frederick, Hunt, Auckland. Am hk A/.ini, M'Kin-cy, Oregon. Ch hk Laura, Inele, T.tlcahurma. Me* hg Hilampijo, Fahoude, Sli/ithn. Am hg I homas |*. Ilait, IlivMi.vvi &gt;, New Orleans. \m sp Hdwutd. CI ,rk, .\evv Itedford. Fn\j sehr An«i noria, Star tin, llohart Town. Am be Malek \.!lk I. Y « ting. Mon'erey. Am hk J. 11. Collev, S:iiyil», Norfolk. 1L \m sp \ngi lloiie, \Vasven, New York. Am sp Far West. Isiian, Mon...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
THE SUBSCRIBERS OFFER FOR sale ex ships Canada and Golconda from the States, and David Malcolm from Holmrt Town, rv'ijjli and ■ plnnr-d boards, joists and scantling, a lew house# com. I plete, stimuli*, window*) door*, ctr. c.tr, plnnk, pickets, lath,, clapboards, etc. etc., including a complete ussort- I ni#nt of Diinlx r. Alto, ready made clothing, blankets, ■ boot* and shoe*, croclwry and glass ware in every variety, builders hardware, of every description, dried apples, molasses, sugar, preserves, salt, saleratus, pickles, oysters, clams, etc. etc. |. C. WOODS li Co., Moi&gt;tf,'oiriery st same building with Adams &amp; Co. or at their i warehouse sad lumber yard foot of Pine *t. It* JOiiN H. STILL, Agent for Newspapers and Periodical*, Piks street, near the post office, ha* const* ntly on hand • good assortment of the la teat novel* nceived per each steamer. His arrangements will soon be completed, which will enable him to supply sll the cheap publication* and n...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
Ilitlltck, IN hi Ii) llUl|«i|4«, Attorney* and Solicitors. San I- runcisco. (Mike, the room at prcaeut occupicd by JVachy *. Hillings, 011 the north aide of Sacramento, street, between Kearny and lJupoiit sts. Mr. ( oiiiiiiisaii»uer for New York, Maaaachuac'ia, and Connecticut. h. wages iiallsck, Aicti'it c4ey »»r*- €•»•¥, rKEDBRH K hillings, Jantmiy I. iHofl. !l &gt;| liltiK, Howie, llrii tW.iiitinii, Attorney* and Cmiui.-ol* or# at I,aw. Moiraft'a Buildings, corner Clay and Dnpont streets, San Francisco. t. iu'ti.ku kino, ciias. n. M'DAII. 11. MAY IKIWIR, KIiWIN DKI.L. U J ItobinHon, Arnold &amp; Krwi-11, Sh i'/i/mn jf and Cum mixtion l\t&lt; rohunt*, fmt nf Pine ilrert, S4lll /■'ruiifiHrit, t'/ijirr t'iit\fornui. lla /. 11. nonisHdji, a. aknoi.o, w. n. hkwai.i., .in. llciirlcliNwii, R«'i licit&lt;&gt; n, Co., iiencral Merchants, Son F ,f ratirisro, corner 0/ "Siwriinu nto ami Kearny streets. o. r. CIPRIANI, 11. W. 111 Ml |&lt; 11 PP...
ALTA CALIFORNIA. , FIRST AJVJVL AL, MESSAGE Of tliF (lOViriwr or tk» •l.tk mt r«Uhnk. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
ALTA CALIFORNIA. , FIRST AJVJVL AL, MESSAGE Of tliF (lOViriwr or tk» •l.tk mt r«Uhnk. | GENTUtMK* OF THE SK\ATIC AID A*SKMRI.Y I ' The circumstances under which you have Nwm- I &lt; bled are most new, interesting, and extraordinary—deI liinmling our devout gratitude to the Supreme Being, the ( I rcator and Father id' us all. Vou compose the first Legislature of the Hrst free Ante- : * riean Matt! organised upon the distant shores of the IV j ■ cifie. Ilow rapid, astonishing and unexampled, hare Urn the changes in California. Twenty months ago California was inhabited by a sparse population—a pastoral ' people—deriving their main sustenance from their Hocks ! and herds, and a scanty cultivation of the soil—their ! trade nml business limited, and thalr principal exports consisting of hides and tallow. Within that short period lias been made the discovery of the rich, extensive and ! exhaust less gold mines of California ; and bow great al- ' ready have been its affect* 1 The t...
CiOV. IH HISKTT'S INAUjI'RAL ADDUKB9. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
CiOV. IH HISKTT'S INAUjI'RAL ADDUKB9. (rKNTI.KMKN OF TUB Sk.NATK a Nil AkkKMIII.Y :— I have been chosen by u majority of my fellow citizens uf the state of California lo bo her lir-l fctceutivc. Kor this proof of their partiality and confidence, I shall ever retain a most grateful sense. To be chosen chief magistrate of California ut this period of her history when the eves ot tlw whole world are turned towards her, is a high and distinguished honor, and I ,-hall do all in my i»,wer to merit this distinction, l&gt;v an ardent, sincere ami energetic discharge of the weighty and responsible dutios inciuciit to tlie |Hiwiti«»u I occupy. Nature, in her kindliest and beniflccnoc ban distinguished t alifornia bv great and decided natural advantages • and these great natural resources will make her, cither a very great, ur a very sordid and petty slate. She can take no middle course. She will either be distinguished among her sister states, as one of the leading stars of the union,...
LOCAL MATTERS. Further Proceedings, [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
LOCAL MATTERS. Further Proceedings, — I Tlier.' were some additioncl proceedings held oil Snturiliijr relative in the affray nn Friday morning at (lie Bella j I i*i*iii which resulted in the denth of Mr. Heynolds I nuer the instructions of Judge Turk, /uilce Col tun , summoned a Jury of Inquest and proceeded to the crnvo wlu-rethedeceased was interred. The grave was opened, Ivi w ,C lM re,uov «d UDfl the I tody cx|»o«cd to | Two witnwwmt, Mr. Macoiuber anil Mr. White wore i produced to identify the deceased and were examined a* to the cause of death. The character of the evidence was &gt; cry &lt;11111 la, to that produced before Judge Turk, except that Mr. White testified that when the deceased took hold of \v ithers, he wan endeavoring to pacify him ; told him to be quiet &lt;1 ml that he wan hi* friend. »i • » i. m '. * sront Wa " a, " , ° examined, and testified that he had made a post mortem examination of the deceased, and that he died from a wound whic...
PL. ICKK IXTKLLIUK.M B. Wftr IVwi Kralhrr River. [Newspaper Article] — Weekly Alta California — 29 December 1849
PL. ICKK IXTKLLIUK.M B. Wftr IVwi Kralhrr River. A young gentleman of the " never-sav-die" disposition ha* written us. privately, a long letter, from which we make the following extract*. He lias been employed ou the South Fork of Feather River for the past rammer, »„d with hig conipßn . ions, has amassed sufficient to satisfy the cravings fur gold during this year. Soith Fork, Feather River, Deo. 3 lfun * » * • « ' , • As provisions are alarmingly thining off and our stock is nearly exhausted, I shall probably park up and in company with J move down to the settlements next week. * » # 1 would not advise any one to come on Feather River at this time of year, for independent of the scarcity of provisions, the weather is intensely cold, and the winter prospects for miners none the more encouraging on account of frequent falls of snow. 1 have seen three and four dollars per Crnnd paid for flour, and yesterday a lot damaged y the recent rains, was sold for one dollar per pound. M return...