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NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
NEWS OF THE WEEK. The mail steamship Golden Age arrived t&gt;n Tuesday morning wilh 672 passengers. She brings fifteen days later intelligence from tho Atlantic. Tbe Republicans have carried Maine by twenty-live thousand majority. A convention of Old Line Whigs at Baltimore bave nominated Fillmore and Donelson as their candidates. Mr. William T. Coleman, President of the Executive Committee of Vigilance, has been arrested in New York, nt the suit of J. R. Moloney, who, it will be remembered, wns expelled by the Vigilance Committee shortly after Terry's arrest. The damages are laid at one hundred thousand dollars, and Mr. Coleman wns held to bail in fifty thousand dollars, which was promptly furnished. It is not believed that any other result will ensne from the trial than a temporaly inconvenience to Mr. Coleman. A correspondence appears in the New York papers between C. K. Garrison and some of the officers of the Nicaragua Transit Co., among them Commodore Vanderbilt. Neith...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
QUESTIONS AMD ANSWERS. I Witrrnßop.—The first mention of the appointment of a I poet-laureate or king's poet, in England, occurs in an account of tho reign of Edward IV. The following account brings the history of the custom down to the present day. " Poela Umreatu* was also nn academical title in England, conferred by the universities when the candidate received the degrees in gran: mar, (which included rhetoric and versification). The last instance of a laureated degree at Oxford occurs in 1812. Skelton was laureated at both Universities (in 1489 and 1493), and seems also to have been Court laureate to Henry VIII. Ben Jonaon was court-poet to James 1., and received a pension, but does not appear to have had the title of laureate formally granted him. Dryden was appointed laureate to Charles 11., and afterwards to James 11., by regular patent under privy seal. The first patent of this kind, issued in the reign of Charles I. (1630) assigns as the yearly gratuity to the laureate, JEI...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
PACIFIC HAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY'S LIKE TO PANAMA, COMSKCTIRU VIA PANAMA aAJLBOAD, WITH THR STKJ Ml US OF TUR UNITED STATES MAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY A T ABP 1 N W ALL. For New York and New Orleans. Direct DEPARTURE FROM VALLKJII STREET WHARF. J» Tlie comfortable ami favorite Steamship va. T.lT''ff GOLDEN AGE, eSWwßfc Will leave Vallejo street Wharf ror P \\ \M\ with the regular Mails, Passengers, and Treasure, on MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, at 12 o'clock, M. Passengers by this line are landed, on their arrival at Panama, upon the wharf at the Railroad terminus, by the Compauy's Steam Ferry Boat, and proceed immediately by RAILROAD ACROSS THE ISTHMUS, Til ASPINW ILL, Where there is always a Steamer awaiting their arrival. Passengers for New Orleans proceed by direct steamer from Avpinwall. Through tickets are furnished, including the transit of the Isthmus. Passengers are notified that all tickets for the steamers of the L\ 8. Mail 8. S. Co. most be presented to their agent at Aspinwill, for reg...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
HEAD-QUARTERS! A. KOHLER, 276 STOCKTON STREET, BETWEEN JACKSON AND PACIFIC, Is now receiving, per JUANITA from HAMBURG, and MANSARD from BORDEAUX, A PAST OF THAT CHOICE ASSORTMENT OF TOYS —A N D— F GOODS! Which he im* beep oeßeett*«g in EUROPE, For the last Eight Months, ana which comprises samples of everything New and Beautiful EITHER IN ENGLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, or the ATLANTIC STATES. M R. X 0 H L E R lias -elected a Stock of Goods wh.ch for VARIETY and BEAUTY cannot be Mirj.it&gt;*.-,i j M tj ie UNIT I 1) BTAT X S , And as regards quantity there is enough to supply the whola country West of the Rocky Mountains, At prices so reduced as to DEFY COMPETITION. In so great a variety only a few articles can be particularised : A SEAL TALKING BABY, ONE THAT CAN SAY PAPA AND MAMMA. A great Variety of PARLOR ORNAMENTS, CIGAR CASES, PORT-MONN AIES, FANS, BRACELETS, BROOCHES, RETICULES, FANCY WRITING DESKS, PORT FOLIOS, WORK-BOXES, LITHOGRAPHS anil PAINTINGS, With aud without Frame...
GENERAL GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
GENERAL GOSSIP * * A ?v&gt;w Tcrk fiitper tells the following fetory : '• A pddr washerwoman in Syracuse, Whose hiisßano! went to California several years fur&gt;). antt whom she supposed dead,' recently heard thai he wns alive, and rich, and that he repeatedly sent her drafts for large sums of money. As she hail never been to the Post Office, these drafts had been sent to the dead-letter office at Washington, where they have accumulated to a large sum. The proper steps have been taken to get the drafts from the Department, and the husband has been notified of the facts in the case ; and the washerwoman who is now worth more money than any family in which she has ever " done a washing," will soon be at the head of one of the " first families'' of the district, * * Xew apples of extraordinary excellence, have been discovered in the Crimea, which will, no doubt, find their way to Europe and America. I'ullas speaks of one called the Simtp Alma, which keeps till July, an...
FUN, FACT AND FANCY. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
FUN, FACT AND FANCY. " There's where the boys fit for college," said the Professor to Mrs. Partington, pointing to the school in Bedford street. "Did they?" said the old lady, with animation ; " and if they fit for college before they went there, didn't they fight afterwards?'' " Yes," said he, smiling and favoring the conceit,' Yes ; but the light was of the head and not of the hands." " Butted, did they ?" said the old lady persistently." " I mean," continued he, " that they wrestled with their studies und went out of college to be our ministers and doctors." " Ah," said she, " I never knew that folks had to rastlc to be ministers and doctors liefore. I siqipose that Mr. Urampton is one of those who has been sent home because he has done wrong and mercy couldn't save him. 1 don't know about it, but some say he was sent home because he wanted to get crcuts for tbe British army, and others that he wanted to bring all the mosquitoes agin us. If he does this he ought to bo sent home",...
BIRTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
BIRTHS. In this city, Oct. 12, tbe wife of T. P. Newroark, of'a Som. In this city, Oct. in, the wife of J. Cowles, of a Dai chtkr. At the Prssidio, Oct. II), wife of Jonas Call, of a 1)1 IIIIEIEB At Oakland, Oct. », wife of OrifHlh Henton, of a Dap ORTKK. At llenicia, Oct. 7, the wife of T. J. Bedford, or a Dacohtkr. At Stockton, Oct. 9, the wife of Chas. F. Beeherex, of a Son. At Sacramento, Oct. 11, wife of Lewis Lewis, ofa Daughter. At Marysville, Oct. 12, the wife ofL. Magruder, of a 80s. At Honolulu, Sept. 7, the wife of Capt. J. Collins, of a Son.
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
MARRIED. In this city, Sept, 20, by Justice D. B. Castree, Charles E. Fcllkr to Mrs. Elisabeth Mcllemrts. _ In this city, Oct. 14, bf Rev. Mr. Brlerly, Arram Welch to Miss Eliza Kmiskkrm. „. . _ „ _ In this city, Oct. 12, by Right Rev. Bishop Kip,Jon» D. Swift to Miss Elvia Tatlor. _ _ In this city, Oct. 12, by Rev. A. Kellner, Gcstav Brrhasea, of San Jose, to Miss Maroarkt Ottkk, of Shaw s Hat. In this city, Oct. 8, by Rev. J. E. Benton, Charles Moeell to Miss Liezie Srkphkrp. ... ~ At Sonora, Oct. 5, A. W. Brooks to Miss Martha B™-™. At Nicolaus, Sutter Co., Oct. 4, Pbilip E. DrksciiEr to Miss * Oct. 4, B. Bromlet to Miss Mart Elleh Detoe, both of Aqua Frio. ~ . „_ „ At Oroville, Oct. », J*mes 11. Armstromo to Mrs. Mart Arm Griffiths. _, „ . .. At Oroville Oct. 8, Twos. Mcß»asikl ivMrs. Ma&gt;oaret Rich. At Alameda, by Rev. E. S. Lacy, Nrlsor W. MistOK to Miss Auoi sta Crakk, daughter of Judge Crane, of Alameda.
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
DIED. In this city, Oct. 1S V Patrice Wallace, a native of Limerick, Ireland, aged JS years. In this city, Oct. 14, of consumption, Mrs. Mart HcNamarra, a native of Ireland, aged Btl years. In Hits city, Oct. 18, llasav Rick, nf England, aged 42 years. In this city, Oct. 14, AcousTK Maria, infant daughter of Adnlphus G. and Frances Russ, aged 4 months and IS days. At Sacramento, Oct. 11, Patrick McArplr, aged 84 years. At Brown's Flat, near Sounra, Oct. 10, Miss Catharinr Caldkr, in the ISth year of ber age.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
SPECIAL NOTICES. tSTTtr. i. JV Cxapkay.—The honorable and consistent course of t.iis gentleman has won for him imperishable respect. Not won by traducing tbe character of others, or seeking to build up his own by the ruin of another's fame; but relying solely upon the public value of his services, he hits pressed on to tha mark of his high calling, and has successfully reached the goal of his aspirations. It is too common that men in respectable professions forget in their selfish desires the respect due to themselves and others, and descend to vindictive, untrue, and unnecessary abuse, that they may injure a competitor, with whom they are otherwise unable to cope. Such has never been the course of the gentleman whose name forms the caption of this notice, and unless we are very much deceived In the representations we hay* had or him, such never will be the case. His private character is not sullied by aught that could stain his purity, and bis professional skill we regard as a boon...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
MISCEIJLfIITEOUS. fN OT I C E.-ATWILL A CO. BEG TO inform their numerous patrons through., out the country, that all orders for A. A 00. must be directed to 172 Washington street, SAN FRANCISCO, as several shopkee|«rs are pretending to bt connected with A. A Co., copying their advertisements, signs, Ac., Ac., causing many complaints to be received relative to inferior quality of Goods and exorbitant prices charged. ATWILL &amp; CO., FROM Pianofortes and Melodeons, OF ROSEWOOD AND MAHOGANY, or European and American manufacture, of all the beat •cakera, and of every variety of style and price. 14T" Second-hand PIANOS for sale and to let. MUSIC MERCHANDISE, Of every description, and MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. jLf TOUB BASBM, I Hen . 11l I ■fnijn I clarinets, 1 Ml/II I l^^fs^M^^ TItIANOI.ES, ~ "^N^Q^V FLAGEOLETTS, VIOLONCELLOS, TAMBOURINES, Ac, Ac. SHEET, CARD, AND BOOE MUSIC. a ALL Till LATEST POPULAR AND ■HE,. MEW 'asUuHtanu Music of the daj. receives! tT «by every steamer. The asso...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
HOTELS, Etc. U 11E AT~RK D U C TH) N IN THE PRICE OF BOARD AT Nos. 119 and 121 Sacramento Street, • SAN FRANCISCO, Is acknowledged hy all to be the BEST, the CHEAPEST and most comfortable Hotel on the Pacific Coast. It is centrally located in Ihe business part of the city, and in the immediate vicinity of the U. S. Branch Mint and the Ocean Steamship Companies' Offices. tff READ THE REDUCED RATES IN THE PRICE OF BOARD:— —nans— Board, per day fl 00 Itoard, per week M 00 Lodging, per night 80e.,78c.,0r 11 00 Lodging, per week *•• 00, $8 00, $4 00, »6 06 tW BATHS FREE ' _AJ Travelers arriving in the city, and intending to stop at the What Cheer House, are particularly requested to beware of Runners and Hack Drivers, represcntfngthemselves as belonging to the Heaase. Tbe repntatlon of the What Cheer House being long »nd well established, en,ldes the proprietor to dispense with runners. I say, again, look out for them, or yon are certain to become , victim to their swindling operations. ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
THE ELECTRO-CHEMICAL BATHS OF DR. BOURNE, S&lt;ratheaat Corner of Sansome and Commercial Streets, opposite the St. Nicholas Hotel, San Francisco, tm .m_Mum tho Sioat «r«tra»jr*lrmry CBBsB Ol Fever and Ague, Intermittent and other Fevers, Jaundice, Ilisea.es of the Liver, Kidneys, the MM and Urinary Organs, all Sexual Disorders, Paralysis, Neuralgia, including Tic Doloreux, Stiff Joints, and are also employed with astonishing success in * DISEASES 0 V TII E EY E. „„. *" Im^**mt J JkmW . X Um ," r , 3 ' S '! T fJ lin,! .; A 0"""". Cancer of the Womh, all olher affections of the Womh, and Cancerous Affections generally and Scrofula. These Baths seem to be Nature's own chosen medium for effecting cures where all other means would fail without them; and prove beyond the possibility of doubt, to all who take tbem, the iniquity of Medic, practice which poisons thehuman system by administering to it calomel, --- **. m T^J»mpotasaa, and a whole host of deadly drugs which remain in th...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
CALIFORNIA STEAM NAVIGATION CO. DEPARTURE FBOM PACIFIC STREET WHARF. CARRYING UNITED STATES MAIL. October Ist, 1855. STEAMER NEW WORLD, Captain SAM'L. SEYMOUR. STEAMER ANTELOPE Captain E. A. POOLE. STEAMER CONFIDENCE, STEAMER WILSON G HUNT. STEAMER HELEN HENSLEY, Captain THOS. SEELEY. STEAMER URILDA, Captain E 7. CLARK. STEAMER CORNELIA, Captain E. CONCKLIN. On* of tho above Steamers will leave Pacifle street Wharf every day at 4 o'clock, P. M., (Sundays excepted,) for SACRAMENTO AND STOCKTON, Connecting with light draft Steamers for MARYSVILLE, COLUSA. AND RED BLUFFS. aW* For further particulars inquire at the Office of th* Company, corner of Jack.on anil Front street. "'•■•fr" SAM'L J. HENSLKY, President. B. B. THAYER &amp; CO., nave recently removed to the large Brick Store, Montgomery St, near Market, And have opened a large and superior assortment or FRENCH ENGLISH, and AMERICAN 1 D R TJ G B, PERFUMERY. INSTRUMENTS, APOTHECARIES' AND FANCY ARTICLES, OF LATE IMPORTATION,...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
MISCELI—Jf£OUS. xThaX t-_-- J&gt;~~^§ A MEED 0? JUST PRAISE. THI INGRATITUDE OF MAN TO HIS FELLOW MAN is so often met with in life that testimonials, prompted by the finer feebags of the heart, are oases in the lire of those who* sacrifice their best dayß in philanthropic devotion to the alleviation of the ilia of frail mortality. Empiricism floods Ihe columns of our press with fraudulent and fictitious letters, singing pawn* to the worth of their own egotistical charlatanism. Below we append a letter from a worthy man, who, a brief period since, seemed destined to "shuffle off this mortal .foil ;"• who looked forward to his dissolution with that pleasure which only those weighed down by the heavy hand of disease can. Contrary to hope, the ability of a skillful physician has restored him to his former health. Relieved from his terrible situation, and impelled by gratitude, he makes known his case and remedial agent, and his statement is authenticated by a Notary Public. The ...
LEAVES FROM A WITHERED TREE [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
LEAVES FROM A WITHERED TREE JOHN CHESTER. Here is a vase of withered leaves. Plucked long age from a rose-tree iHHi , Yet the sceut of their faded beauty gives An odor of life to the quiet room— An ador that fills my memory With thoughts of a cherished red rose-tree. 1 take from my shelf a little book, rrom a faithful fr.end"-ah, »»&gt; -»"»»*■ Should I not grieve that each longing look Shows me a friendship flown away? Hut still 1 am glad a 6ign to see That he once was a faithful friend to me. This letter of love in m&gt; youthful P'ta*. Said " For ever thine"—with tear and sigh . Put now I have learnt that churlish Time Gives love and its warmest vow the lie — And yet 'Us a pleasant thought to me that once she loved me faithfully. So when I am sad with silent grief, Wishing each weary breath my last. These relic, of pleasure MsMHWr 1-rom the brighter times of the Aud I feel, though dark my present fat.. That 1 was not always desolate.
The Double House. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 19 October 1856
The Double House. THE AUTHOR OF " JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN." " James, the house is let." "Which?" said Mr. Rivers, never looking up from his dinner—for a dozen patients, scattered over a dozen miles were awaiting him. " The house —the Double House —the one that everybody thought would never get a tenant. But it has." "Who?" " One Dr. Merchiston ; but luckily for ns he does not practice. He is a man of large fortune." " Married ?—children ?" "I really don't know. But I should rather think not. " Most family men would object to that very inconvenient house. It might suit an eccentric bachelor, who could live alone iv one half, and shut up his domestics in the other, locking the door of communication between. But for a mistress and mother of a family—dear me!—one might as well live in two separate houses. One never could hear the children cry of nights: and the maids might idle as much as they liked without any oue " Here I turned round, finding I was talking to the air. Mv husband had ...