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MARKET REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
MARKET REPORTS. The conditions of tho market are ahout the same. Business seems to he steadily improving. The copious rains have given hope and inspired a better confidence. Wheat remains steady at 33&gt;3M(C | Barley, 2c ; Oats, ; Potatoes, 1 M*@2c. The Flour market is o» the decline, owing to the quantity of common brands and the tightness of the money market. Provi*ions are becoming scarce and advancing. Dairymen and rancheros shoald look to this, for California should not send out her gold for butter, cheese, lard, hams, or provisions of any kind in such a country as this. Look to it farmers I
Page 54 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
S P ECIAL NOTICE S . ISr* Southwick's Raffle—A Splendid Dairy Prize.—Of all the Raffles proposed, we know of none that has a better or more utilitarian prize than Southwick's Dairy Prize. The prize is one hundred and twenty-two cows —this is prize No 1. There are also many other valuable prizes. Mr. Southwick, the proprietor, is a gentleman of responsibility, well known throughout • Sacramento Co., and there can be no doubt but the Raffle will be conducted in good faith and fairness. It will be drawn in a few weeks. Good and responsible Agents wanted. Terms make known by application at the office of the California Fabmeb. [y Our Letters. —We would request all our correspondents to direct Letters and Papers to us at SAN FRANCISCO, ONLY. They will, with such direction, reach us immediately. Letters directed to us at Sacramento, fall to reach us regularly. 4. V 3 WARREN &amp; SON. tjp 5 " Native Pine* Oaks, See. — Cones of the Native Pines, Acorns from our Mountain Oaks, Seed o...
Page 54 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
FLOURING MILLS. Happy Valley Flour Mills, Corner of First add Melius streets, San Francisco. Encourage Home Industry and Home Production. THE attention of dealers nnd consumers of Flonr is respectfully invited to'the Superior Article manufactured at the above establishment, from California Wheat ot the growth of 1854, selected and prepared with the greatest care. These Mills have been in successful operation for nearly two years, during which time the proprietors have received such satisfactory assurances from those who have tested the quality of their Flour, that they can confidently recommend it as being fully equal to any brand in the market. Among the many evidences of the superior excellence of the Flour manufactured by them, the proprietors would direct attention to the substantial compliments received at the two last Annual Meetings ol the State Agricultural Society, premiums have been awnrded at both Fairs for the superior specimens ol Flour from these Mills. Domestic Flour....
Page 54 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. Inghnm's Improved Smut Machines. THESE Machines combine all the apparatus necessary to cleanse Grain, rendering it unnecessary to have any other machinery for that purpose in the mill. They are portable and occupy about four feet square on the floor, by eight nnd a halt loot in height; and will clean the worst samples of Smutty Grain, also remove short straws, white caps, suds and other ! foul substances in the most perfect manure. All of the offal worth saving is collected in a the smut and light dust are passed out of the mill, allowing the machine to be put on the same floor with the flour chests or whereeyer most convenient, without being enclosed. It is a California improvement and d jsigned to meet the wants of this country ; eastern mnchines having been found to be inadequate to that purpose. It has received the highest recommendation from all using them, among whom are l'ettit it Hbdf&gt;ckins, Brighton Mills, Sacramento: Brooks it Hull, Happy Valley M...
Page 55 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
AGRICULTURAL, &amp;c. Agricultural Implements. FRENCH Burr Mill Stones, three and four feet diameter, with 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; Peora " " " 5,5 Vi and 6; Clipper " " " 5Va, 6. 16 and 18; Trojan and Eagle cast Plows, all sizes ; Extra Points for cast Plows; Btraw 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 spados, Collins' long handled axes, picks, mattocks, harrow teeth, two and four horse farm wagons, grub nnd plantation hoes, six and eight tined manure forkp, whirfletrees, ox yokes and chains, Ketchum's mowing machines, Seymour &amp; Morgnn's reaping machines. For sale hy H. McNALLY, €5 Washington street, between Bat...
Page 55 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
HORTICULTURAL, &amp;&lt;?. 17,000 Premium Strawberry Plants! From the Shell Mound Nurseries and Fruit Gardens, Near San Antonio, Alameda County. WE offer for snle the following List of Plants, viz.: 1,000 Boston Pine, at $70 per 100 5,000 British Queen, " 35 " " 1,000 Burr's New Pine " 35 " " 500 Rival Hudson, " 35 " " 5,000 Large Early Scarlet, " 15 " " 2,000 Hovey's Seedling, " 15 " " 1,000 Prolific Hautboy, " 15 " " 1,000 Black Prince, " 15 " " 500 Crimson Cone, " 15 " " Plants from "Shell Mound" received a premium at the late Fair of the Calitoruia State Agricultural Society. Several of the varieties above named are believed to be remarkable for their fruitful qualities, having been cultivated for several years by Mr. Sanforo, at his gardens in Wuyne county, N. V., with special reference to the production of fruit. Orders received for any number of plants, (not less than 100) and promptly executed. On invoices of $500, and over, a discount of twenty per cent, fro...
Page 55 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
! STEAMERS. California Steam Navigation Company. «-fr**W ARRANGEMENT FOR- ■tT"**)* LfilttiZ JANUA It V, 1855. Departure ft ?m Vallejo street wharf, at 4 o'clock, P. M. For Sacramento. VIA BENICIA Steamer NEW WORLD, Capt. Seymour; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Steamer ANTELOPE, D. Van Pelt, master; » Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For Marysville. VIA BENICIA. Daily, at 4 o'clock, P. M. By the Sacramento Steamers, connecting with the Company's LIGHT DRAUGHT STEAMERS at Sacramento, dp* Through Tickets issued. For Stockton. VIA MARTINEZ. I&gt;u Hy, at 4 liclock P. M. Sleamer CORNELIA, E. Concklin, master; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Steamer URILDA, Clark, Master. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. For Colusi, Bed Bluffs and Intermediate Landings. Daily, at 4 o'clock, P. M. By the Sueramento Steamers, connecting with the Company's LIGHT DRAUGHT STEAMERS, which lenve Sacramento— Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 12 o'clock, M. Jjy Freight by the above boats must b...
Page 55 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. COLLINS &amp;CO., PRACTICAL HATTERS, (PREMIUM HAT STORE,) 157 Commercial street, San Francisco. THE undersigned would take this opportunity to return their thanks to their friends and the public generally tor the very liberal shure of 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 &amp; Co.'s Wurehou- c. &lt; 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 COLLINS &amp; CO. TREADWELL ' CORNER OF FIRST STREET AND MAIDEN LANE, MARYSVILLE. Corner of California and Battery streets, San Francisco. No. 56 Federal street, Boston. Importers of Hardware, Iron, Steel, Cordage, Paints, Oil ...
Anticipation and Enjoyment. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
Anticipation and Enjoyment. The greatest enjoyments of life are its unexpected ones. It is seldom the favorite child of tlie family, or the favorite project, or most coveted possession which, in fact, makes a man's happiness. While in them overwrought expectation defeats itself—enjoyment rises suddenly from unexpected sources. The butterfly which we spend hours in chasing, comes to us at last with wings all blackened and shattered from the rude eagerness with which we have seized it; but in some listless hour, when we do not seek, comes another aud settles down before us, confidingly fanning his starry wings, and bringing to our unexpecting eye just the beauty we lost by pursuit. The party of pleasure designed and executed in the same hour, has a vividness of enjoyment which that we have been months anticipating, falls short of. So also of celebrated persons, places, and things. The expectation that precedes, almost overlays and destroys them. The artistic and enthusiastic soul has ...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
MARRIED. On the 7th Feb.. in this city, Reuben Clark, of this city, and Mrs. Jane A. Kelsy, formerly ot New Orleans, On the Bth Feb., in this city, by Rev. Wm. Rollinson, Mr. Lafayette Stivers and Miss Kate Dormady. On the Bth Feb., in this city, by Rev. Dr. Scott, Judge F. M. Warracastle, ot Murtinez, and Mrs. Catherine Sleight, formerly of Genesee, N. Y. On the 4th Feb., in this city, by Rev. Dr. Egmont, Mr. Leis and Miss Rika Werth rimer, all oi this city. On the 12th Feb., in this city, by Rev. Dr. Scott, Mr. Wm. F. Nelson and Mrs. Susan Lemy Butler, all of this city. On the sth Feb., in Stockton, Dr. £. S. Holden and Miss M. Maria Lyon, both of that city. On the 6th Feb., near Diamond Springs, Mr. Geo. P. Morrill and Mrs. M. E. Wardsworth, both ot Diamond Springs. On the Bth Feb., in Stockton, by Judge J. K. Shaler, Mr. P. L. Shoaff and Miss Lucie M. Teachraan, nil of that place.
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
DIED. On the 7th Feb., in this city, Mrs. Caroline Homer, of typhoid fever, aged 25 years, late of New Orleans. On the Bth Feb., in this city, Mr. Daniel J. Lisle, of Sacramento, formerly of Jefferson City, Missouri. On the sth Feb, in Sacramento, Clara Evangeline, only daughter of Ephraim and Sarah K. Fairchild, aged 2 years. On the 3d Feb., at Auburn, Placer county, of typhoid fever, Mrs. Eliza, wife of Dr. Chas. L. Reed, formerly of Rutland co., Vt. aged 26 years. On the 7th Feb., in Weaverville, Albert G. Wall, of typhoid fever, aged 20 years, formerly of Lewisburgh, Union co., Pa.
SAN FRANCISCO MARINE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
SAN FRANCISCO MARINE LIST. ARRIVALS. Feb. 7—Hudson Bay Company's steumer Otter, Swanson, Victoria (V I), 16 days, with salmon. Br bark Druid, Scott, London, 190 days, with mdse, Schr S D Bailey, Garcia, San Pedro, 7 days; produce. Schr Ada, Joßselyn, Monterey, 14 days j produce. Fen. 6—Stmr America, Haley, San Diego, 2Mi days ; pass, etc. Clipper ship Winged Arrow, Bearse, Boston, 115 days; mdVe. Schr Queen of the West, Dame, Santa Cruz, 14 hours; lime. Fm. 9—U S revenue cutter Jetferson Davis, Lt Pease com'g, Puget Sound, 14 days. Bark Success, Davenport, Monterey, 30 hours; with stone. Sch Loo Choo, Hughes, Santa Cruz, 42 hours, with lime. Feb. 10—U 8 sloop-of-war St Marys, Com'r T Bailey, Honolulu, 12 days Officers and crew all well. Bark Hermione, Howard, Honolulu, 14 days, with mdse. Schr Falmouth, Bowden, San Quentin (Lower Cal), 10 days, with 120 tons salt. Schr Equity, Morgan, Shoal water Bay, 12 days, with oysters. Schr Huraco, Keyes, Tomales Bay, 3 days; 500 sks potatoes. ...
Page 56 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
BANKERS. # VAN VLECK. READ &amp; DREXEL, BANKERS, corner of Commercial and Montgomery streets di aw at sight, in Bums to suit, on Ocean Bank New York. Bank of North America Boston. Mechanics' and Farmers' Bank Albany Drexel*. Co Philadelphia. Josiah Lee St Co Baltimore. J. B. Morton, Esq Richmond. Va. Gen. Win. Larimer Pittsburg, Pa; A. J. WMMer, Esq Cincinnati, Ohio. A. D. Hunt, Esq; Louisville, Ky. J R, Macmurdo St Co New Orleans. Also, on Detroit, Mich.; Memphis and Nashville, Term., Co lmnbus, Ohio; Norfolk, Va and Charleston, South Carolina. 1 Daniel D. Page, I David Chambers, I Francis W. Page, Henry D. Bacon, Henry Haight, I Sacramento City, St. Louis, J San Francisco. | PAGE, BACON, &amp; CO., BANKERS, Montgomery, corner of California street, San Francisco, draw at sight, in sums to suit, on—. Geo. Peabody St Co London. F. Huth St Co London American Exchange Bank New YorkDuncan, Sherman &amp; Co New York Atlantic Bank Boston. Phdadelphia Bank Philadel...
Page 56 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 15 February 1855
HORTICULTURAL, &amp;c. Smith's Pomological Gardens, Bank! of the American Hirer, two 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 lull, as tine a collection of Fruit Trees, Ornamental Trees, Grape Vines, Shrubs, Flowering Plants, and Grew House Plants, as can be found in all the great Sacramento Valley. The proprietor would call particular attention to his collection of Peaches, believing that the specimens exhibited by him in Sacramento and Sun Francisco markets have been unsurpassed in size, quality, or flavor. The collections of Pear Trees will equal any in the country ; these, with all the new varieties, will be offered this autumn. The undersigned believes his collection worthy a visit to his grounds of all who are interested in Gardening and Orcharding. The subscriber will offer this autumn Five...
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MISCELLANEOUS. San Francisco ahead of the World! Ever on, on apace with the Ago and Times' Hurrah for Vance's new Daguerrean Gallery I Largest Light in the World, (over 500 feet Glass.) New Building, cor. Sacramento and Montgomery streets. \XTIIY should every one go to Vance's who wishes T V PERFECT LIKENESSES I Because he has now the best arranged Gallery on the Pacific Coast, and not to be surpassed by any in the world. Instruments containing lenses more perfect, and with greater power than any ever before used in this country. 2d. Because he has tin largest light in the world, from which he can form three distinct lights—top, side, and half side lights —that now enables him to overcome the great difficulty which every artist in this city has to contend with—namely: In order to obtain perfect likenessess, different formed features require differently arranged lights. 3d. Having the largest light, he is enabled to make pictures in half the time of any other establishment in the cit...