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Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 26 October 1856
JOHH W. TUCKER, • IMPORTER AND DEALER IK Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Ac , Ax., Ac., H.\ 125 MONTGOMERY STREET, One door north of Sacramento. CHRONOMETERS AND WATCHES CAREFULLY CLEANED AND RATED. T JJP* OPEN TO-DAY THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT OF JL H ATCHES ever offered for sale in California; and some o. CSlJftSff """ ,n,t haTe heretofore been imported into the United States—having been two years in manufacturing, ir yon really want a good Watch, and want it cheap, call and purchase one of these Watches. I will sell lower than any man In the trade will sell the same quality of goods, If he the Je.S^'r ,eh I/*"*! very mnch. I h »» iererythtog la ?— ?! J "'• °»»»ndBee. ' U» number-iao. |
Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 26 October 1856
BOOKS AND STATIONERY. BO OK S For the Multitude. Adventures ofa Marquis Angela Wildin Adventures of Capt. Ulake Author's Daughter Amy Herbert Apocryidial New Testame Amy Lawrence Aristocracy Adventures in Africa Agnes Grey Arthur Alice Seymour Animal Chemistry Arthur O'Leary Antonio Bragelonne Ben Brace Bill Horton Bosom Friend Belle of the Bowery 1 Beauchamp Bush Rangers Byron Blonday Blanche of Brandywine Brother and Sister B'hoys of New York Bleak House Capt. Kyil Count Morion Countess de Charney Christmas Stories Constance Flemming Capt. O'Sullivan Chance Medley Cattle Doclor Cells Craiitallen Casll. Consuello Court of London! Clarence Bolton Celia Howard Convict Countess Rudolstradt Cruisinir Last War Caroline Clement Lorimer Court of Queen Aline Commissioner Count of Monte Crislo Claude Duval Celestine Charles O'.M.illey Capt. Huwk Caleb Williams Capt. McLain Caroline of Brunswick Count Christor.s Count Julien Countess of Arnheim Dies Turpin Desperadoes of tlie New World Davis...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 26 October 1856
DR. YOUNG S CARDS. DR. J. C. YOUNG is the Pioneer Advertising Physician of California, and the only one who received a College Medical Education, and is better qualified to treat and has cured more cases of Private Disease than any other physician who has advertised in all of the papers throughout the State. , Office, Corner of Montgomery and California streets, Over Wells, Fargo &amp; Co.'s Express office. Have Confidence. Dr. YOUNG will guarantee a perfect and permanent cure In the following cases, or charge nothing for his services : Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, Stricture of Ihe Urethra, Affection of the Prostate Gland, Weakness or the Genital Organs, Impotency, Sterility, both in male and female, Spermatarla, or Seminal Weakness, Nocturnal Emissions, Rheumatism, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Fever and Ague, Incipient Consumption, and nil irregularities in females, together wilh all diseases of Women and fChildreti; also Nervousness, Palpitation of (he Heart, Persons affected with syn...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 26 October 1856
■ _. . Sonora, Jimp Ist, 1856. To all to whom it may be a benefit : ft This is to certify that 1, the undersigned, was trouble.! with that soul-destroy-ing complaint, "Seminal Weaknes*/ ur " Nocturnal Emissions,"' nnd had become no bad as to be confined to mv bed on account Of tire extreme debility arising from it My back pained me continually ; my limbs were so benumbed, at times that I had hut little use of them; my appetite was almost entirely gone, added to which, I became insane, and during the month of March lust I was perfectly Uuconacioua of anything that transpired .it that time. My friends consulted Dr J. C. Young, Of Bail Francisco, and he undertook to cure me I cannot say that 1 am us strong now as I was before I was taken sick, bjt lam gaining strength every iaw. My mind is calm, ami my nervous system, that was very irritable before, is now as quiet as I could wish it; in fact, I consider myself well, and wish to praise God, and thank Dr. Young for it. I hope every one ...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 26 October 1856
mSCELLAJTEOUS. ft—z — S Si n '&lt; Ih L w— —t3 MarVWiWlfWf*^^ A MEED OF JUST PRAISE. rpHE IXGRATITI'DE OF MAN TO HIS FELLOW MAI* X is so often met with in life that testimonials, prompted by the finer feelings of the heart. Hre oases in ihe lie of those who sacrifice their best days in philanthropic devotion to the alleviation of ihe ills of frail mortality. Empiricism floods ihe commits of our press wilh fraudulent and fictitious letters, singing p«atis to the worth of their own egotistical charlataniMu. Below we ap|«fiid n letter from a worthy man, who, a brief period since, seemed destined to 14 shuffle off this mortal coil;'" who looked forward to his dissolution with thut pleasure which only those neighed down by the heavy bund ot disease can. Contrary to hoj-e, lite ability of a skillful phy-ician 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 authe...
UNDER THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
UNDER THE MOON. Under the moon as the twilight breeze Ripples the water In pulses of l-ght, We stand on tlie bridge by the sycamore trees. And list to the voices that float through the night; Under the elm row nvsty and dart Murmurs of melody rise from the bank. Sprinkled with innny a dim red lamp! Hark ! 'mid the foliage blossomed with June Tinkles a sereuade under the moon. Under the moon in the Tillage street Gossiping groups in the shadows meet; Seated at dusky doorways there Red-lipped maidens taste of the air: Whispering now of their lovers' eyes. Blue as the beautiful summer skies; Whispering now or their flatteries sweet, As autumn's fruitage dropp'd iv the heat; Until they cadence a trembling tune. Soft aa Uieir pulses, under the moon. Under the moon on the cool sea-shore The wind walks over the spacious floor, Kissing the snowy bosom'd sails, Daintily dipping through azure vales. And over the crisp foam bearing along The musing mariner's midnight song; As by the rising hel...
LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
LAW. raOM LODOWICK harky's uLD PLAT, *' SAM ALLBT." Throat— And how Uiiuk'st thou of Law? aDowA—Most reverently : Law is the world's great light; a second sun To this terrestrial globe, by which all things Have life and being, and without the which Confusion and disorder soon would seise The general state of men : war's outrages. The ulcerous deeds of peace, it curbs and cures; It is the Kingdom's eye, by which she sees The acts and thoughts of men. Throat— The Kingdom's eye ! I tell thee, fool, it is the Kingdom's nose, By which she smells out all these rich transgressors. Nor is*t of flesh, but merely made of wax ; And 'tis within the power of us lawyers To wrest this nose of wax which way w« please. Or it may be, as thou say'st, an eye indeed; But if it be, -cis sure a woman's eye. That's ever rolling.
Pilferings from Plu-ri-bus-tab. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Pilferings from Plu-ri-bus-tah. [CONCLUDED.] The poet then goes on to describe tbe closing scenes of Yunga-Merrakah s career, in the following strain : Now the Northmen and the Sonthmen, After many a year of quarrel. On the anciant Cuffec question. Came at last to open battle On the bloody field of Kansas : There to have the final struggle For the ownership of Cuffec And the lordship of the country. Both the armies now were mustered ; From the North, the furious legions Hastened to the place of lighting. Armed with swords and armed with pistols, Armed with tracts and armed witth Bibles, Armed with Beecher's " moral rifles," Which would preach most moving sermons, And convince their fix* of error. Fit in the South came other legions, Also ready for the struggle, Also armed with swords and pistols, . Bowie knives and long revolvers. With a store of slinging horsewhips, With a store of tar and feathers, To regale their captive foemcn, Treat their anti-slavery foeman. When they should h...
Rich' Lawyers, [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Rich' Lawyers, The lawyers of Elizabeth's reign were rich and extortionate ; thirteen or fourteen years' practice made them rich enough to turn wealthy land-hold-ers. Four hundred pounds was thought only fair profits for a serjeant-at-law's gaias in a piugle term. The old habit of sitting ou stools under the pillars of St. Paul's to receive clieuts had grown into desuetude, and lawyers could now seldom be induced to stir from their chambers without a fee. They were known to receive several angels, and yet never appear iv court; and their grasping avarice and neglect of their poor clients were loudly denounced by poet*, dramatists, and historians. In spite of the local chancery courts of York and Ludlow, poor men toiled up to London to visit Westminster Hall, and willingly ruined themselves in hopes of dragging down their adversaries in their own destruction. . Welshmen, proverbially litigious, walked up barefooted to the great city, with their stockings round about their necks, in h...
Spiritualism at Saratoga. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Spiritualism at Saratoga. _ A letter from Saratoga to ;lie V V Com iti aad Enqmirtr, gives an an nt of quite " accrue that took place on th&lt; (th i st. at that place between Professor Hare ol Philadelphia, and (Jen Webb of New York. Professor Mare gave a Ircttire on Spiritualism, in the ladies' parlor. After the lecture ha&lt;l proceeded for some lime, (Jen. Webb arose and inquired of (km I'r. r.-s-.nr whether in his lecture tlie evening previous, in his published book, aud in his conversations on the piazza of the hotel, he had not proclaimed, that Spiritualism, at under stood by him necessarily in vol v.-d a n nunrtatton of aU belief in the liililr end m nrMsatstl religion 7 At this the Profess..r (lew inlo a |&gt;asnton.declared tlie interruption impeitinent. and said he would not Im? catechized. Gen. Webb said, that in his own lecture room, on the preceding evening lie had not presumed to interrupt him ; but thai here in the parlor of a hotel common to ...
The Honeymoon [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
The Honeymoon Kightly is the first month ol marriage called a honeymoon : a period of unerasing sweetness, cloying at last upon the palled ami exhausted palate, mile-, it have something higher and better upon which to rest than its mere sweetness. Before the year is out. the ■ happy pair" have, alas . too often found indilnrence succeed lo this all-exacting, allimpatient passion ; a consummation not easily to be avoided, but perhaps to be delayed. Many ingenious writers have tried their hands at a definition of love; may I not veuture after them ? LOWS, in its commonest form, I take to be an enthusiasm with which the mind intensifies and dignifies its desires. Unhappily, in most cases, it is only a passing enthusiasm, dying away with the gratification of its desires ; and dying because not founded on lasting qualities ; dying because the .sympathies are not involved, hararieri tlie moral requirements are not responded to with the same facility as the physical. A love, whose root is ...
The Young Czar. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
The Young Czar. It is certain that in addressing the nobility at Moscow he spoke of the dangers of serfage, and invited his nobility to think about the means of abolishing it. " You know," he said, " tliat I hate the institution of serfage, and I am sure you dislike it also. Let us, therefore, do our best for a slew and steady change, for it is better to give freedom to the serfs than to see them take it against our will." When the Kmpress-mother heard that the Ministers Kleinmichel and f'zeruitshefT had been dismissed, she rushed to the Czar and sharply remonstrated with him for dispensing with the services of two noblemen who had served that great Emperor, Nicholas, for more than twenty years, to his satisfaction. Czar Alexander kissed the hand of his mother, and replied with a smile—" My father was a great genius', and could easily afford to have inferior men for ministers, since they had only to carry out his own views; but as to me, you have often told me that I am by far his i...
Household Definitions [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Household Definitions Home —the place where children have their own way, and married men resort when they have nowhere else to keep themselves. Wife —the woman who is expected to purchase without means, and sew on buttons before they come off. Baby—the thing on accouut of which its mother should never go to the opera, consequently need uever have a new hat. Dinner —the meal which is expected to be in exact readiness whenever the master the house happens home to eat it, whether at twelve or half past three. Washing (fay—the time when a woraaa can throw a broomstick at a thievish dog, or say " I won't," without being thought cross. Trousers —the disputed territory.
How Hungary is Governed. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
How Hungary is Governed. ■ The following is from a correspondent in Hungary, aud gives a fearful insight as to how the Auslrians are acting in that unlortunate country : —" On the 28th of last mouth an agent of Kossuth, who hatl been for some months in prison, was hanged at Pesth. This was done so quietly that I only* found one person besides my informant who was aware of the circumstance.—on the same authority I believe that he richly deserved his fate. On the other hand, the conduct of the Kmperor and of his Minister Bach, is as bad towards unhappy Hungary as that of the King of Naples is towards that wretched country. Hungary is treated as a conquered country, pillaged an.l insulted. Soldiers are sent into the villages, who arc quartered on all the inhabitants, except ou the nobles who are iv the employment of the Emperor. They insult the people, they break all the lurniture, aud throw out of window anything they dfl not think good enough for them. The taxes are levied at the wil...
Regularly Sold. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Regularly Sold. Puring the month of January. 1850, two gentlemen from New York, one of whom had been in California nearly a year, and the other just arrived, were accidentally overheard iv the following conversation at the Sutter House, Sacrameuto. The new comer was lamenting his condition, and his folly in leaving an abundance at home, and especially two beautiful daughters who were just budding into womanhood—wheu he asked the other if he hail a family. - Yes. sir. I have. I have a wife and six children in New York—and I never saw one of them P After this reply the couple sat a few moments in silence, and then the interrogator again commenced : " Were you ever blind, sir ?" " No, sir." '• Did you marry a widow, sir ?" " No. sir." Another lapse of silence. " Did I understand you to say, sir, that you had a wife and six children living "iv New York, and had never seen one of them ?" '• Yes, sir—l so stated it." Another ami a longer pause of silence. Then the interrogator again inqui...
Telescopic Detection of Thieves. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Telescopic Detection of Thieves. For some time past, says the Glasgow (Scotland) Post, the managers of" the Glasgow and Renfrew Railway have been greatly annoyed by the mysterious disappearance of portions of merchandise, solid and liouid, intrusted to their care for conveyance to and from the royal burgh. This was particularly the case with the spirits which were carried up and down the line, and the abstraction of a few bottles of the " harley-bree" from the puncheons was of almost daily occurrence. Every possible manoeuvre to entrap the mysterious gpiritstealers was tried in vaiu. and the mauager, Mr. Congleton, was almost on the point of despairing, when he hit upon the following plan of detecting the guilty persons. Having provided himself with a good teloscope, he placed himself iv such a position in the station-house as to command a view of a large portion of the live. A. train laden with barrels was on its way to Rttafrew, and when a good way down, Mr. Congleton, through his...
Sleep. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
Sleep. JSleep is necessary to life in every stage and form. It is tbe balmy bath wlrch Tonng say* " supplies, lubricates, "and keeps in play tbe variom movements of this nice machine—roau. ' It is great Nature's second course, man's rich restorative " chief nourisher in life's feast." In this fast age, when it is the fashion with many of the middle class, and particularly of the upper, to turn nhrht into day, and invert the order of Nature, it is scarcely to be wondered at that few last oat tbe allotted term of life. No matter what be a mail's occupation—physical or mental, or like Othello's " gone," aod living in idleness—the constittidon cannot last, depend upon it, without a Si»#ia»ay of regular and refreshing sleep. John lataaat. the great surgeon, died suddenly of apntpedic affection of the heart, a disease.greatiy eucouraged by want of sleep. In a volutnejutrt pnbßsWa Qj; a medical mau, there is one great *•***• students aud literary men may leare, *ad thai is, that Hunter pro...
A Master Den. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 2 November 1856
A Master Den. A thought that will clear up many puzzles is like a key that will unlock many doors. Such a thought is oue. which we shall suggest. But first, to show what it is wanted for. Here are questions that intelligent and upright men are daily asking : How is it that scoundrels could so thoroughly rule in San Francisco so long ? How is it that brutal and assassinating rogues go unpunished by hundreds in Xew York ? How is it that such outrageous political newspaper attacks—we make no individual charge— are made and permitted by subscsjMfe? How is it that great and abound ? How is it that assaults aud moH Ibr expression ol' opinion multiply and go nnwlHpf justice ? And more broadly : about are often put: 1- the United States to live and as one great nation, or to fall into anarchy^Jpruin, under Ihe attacks of intestine and vices ? Are no new happy Republics ever to rise? for the experiment has failed in Mexico, in South America, in Europe. Now we can not pretend to have found a ...