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Page 1 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. rpilE BRITISH PERIODICALS AXD THE J FARMER'S GUIDE.— LEONARD SCOTT &amp; CO., No. 54 Gold street, New York, continue to publish the four leading British Quarterly Reviews j and Blackwood's Magazine ; in addition to which they have recently commenced the publication of a valuable Agricultural work, called the " Farmer's Guide to Scientific and Practical Agriculture," by Henry Stephens, F. R. S. of Edinburgh, author of tho "Book of the Farm," &amp;c. &amp;c; assisted by John j P. Norton, M. A., New Haven, Professor of Scien- j tific Agriculture in Yale College, &amp;c, &amp;c. This highly valuable work will comprise two large royal octavo volumes, containing over 400 pages, With IS or 20 .splendid steel engravings, and more j than 600 engravings on wood, in the highest styly of \ the art, illustrating almost every implement of hus- | bandry now in use by the best farmers, the best methods of ploughing, planting, haying, harvestin...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. HAMILTON CITY. THIS city, beautifully situated on the west bank of Feather River, is surrounded by a country skirted by the Table Mountains, being as healthy and luxuriant as it is lorely and productive; is bountifully supplied with pure water, and surrounded with excellent grazing ; i? situated 25 miles above Yuba City and Marysville, and is the highest poiut of steam navigation. As a central position for a general depot for tho chief Gold Mining Districts, it stands unrivalled, being within a few miles of the most productive diggings on the Feather River, and being the starting point for the rich mine? on Butte Creek, Dry Creek, and West and North Branches of FeatheV River ; it also the exact point where the route diverges across the plains for Sacramento, Trinity and ShaStfl Rivers, and is the last place where parties, bound that route, can procure fnsh water, until proceeding a distance of 20 mile*. These are advantages of no ordinary character, and Fitch as no o...
JOB PRINTING [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
JOB PRINTING We are now prepared to accommodate, the Public with every variety of Job Pui.ttinq, having an excellent supply of Job Type and Fancy Borders. Having procured a fine assortment of Double Enamelled Curds), we are also prepared to print Carps ia a very superior style, and at the most reasonable prices. Job Work done in color.-, when desire J. Blanks of every description printed on the shortest notice, and in the neatest style. «3TDr. S. T. Watts has kindly consented to become our agent nt Marysvillo. Our friends in that quarter will have, prompt attention paid to their ordors by leaving them at his office, comer of Front and D streets.
KctrciicUmciit aud Reform. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
KctrciicUmciit aud Reform. By "An act concerning the Salaries of Officers." passed March sth, 1850, the following salaries of officers were established, to wit: To the Governor $10,000 •• - Secretary of State 7,000 11 " Comptroller of State 8.000 " " Treasurer 9,000 " v Attorney General 7,000 "■ " Surveyor 7.500 '• " Justices Supreme Court, (each 10,000 Each District Attorney 2,000 " " State Translator 8.000 '• '• Governor's private Secretary.. .2,000 In addition to these statutory provisions, there can be found in Section 15 of the Constitution of Caliiornia. a previous settlement of the Governor's salary at the same amount ; of compensation, and also a fixed salary for ] the following officers: — to the Lieutenant Governor, double the pay of a State Senator, aud to the members of the Legislature, sixteen dollars per diem, whilst in attendance, and sixteen dollars for every twenty miles' travel by the usual routes from the residen- j ces to the places of holding the Sessions of j L...
TWO MEN SHOT!! [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
TWO MEN SHOT!! Well Met Burglary. On Saturday evening, about 10 o'clock, a most fatal reception was given to a gang of burglars, who attempted to rob the Palace. ! A few days previously, Capt. John Head- j ington Ward, of our city, became satisfied that a robbery of the kind was contemplated, and he determined at once to defeat it at the risk of his own life. But before taking any steps in the carrying out of his determinations, he waited upon the District Attorney, told his conjectures in the premises, suggested the course he thought best to pursue, and upon receiving the approbation of this officer, had the proprietess of the house in question called in to be informed of what was going on. and to make the necessary arrangements, for putting his plan into execution. She of course had no objection. On Friday night preceding, he took his his position in a room that overlooked the roof of a kitchen building, and socn the scoundrels made their appearance, but from some cause or other, ...
MINING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
MINING NEWS. A friend of ours just down from Onion Valley, furnishes us with the following items of news from that section of country. Onion Valley, distant about 05 miles from Marysville. is situated about half way between the South and Middle Forks of Feather River, and about seven miles from the mouth of Nelson's Creek. Gold has been found in the valley, but owing to the snow still laying on the ground, operations in digging lr.i ye been limited. At Dixon Creek, four miles from Onion Valley, miners are averaging from £S to $10 I per day. On the head of Slate Creek, but a ■ short distance from the valley. Some few have done very well in digging — but as a general thing miners were making only good wages. On Nelson's Creek the diggings have been good during the most part of the winter, but owing to the recent full of snow there, the miners have suspended their operations, an 1 but little is doing at present. On Poor Man's Creek ; about three miles . from Onion Valley, miners have b...
Pleasure Trip. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
Pleasure Trip. We were handed last night, the following account of a pleasure excursion up the American Fork, in a whale boat. The relation fully explains the trip in all its different incidents. Mr. Editor : John and Bill and George and the Judge and me. concluded yesterday evening we would take a walk up the Levee, but we had'nt more than got on to the Levee, before some one of us recollected that the Judge had a whale boat just above the store ship Eliza, and we concluded to turn the walk into a pleasure trip and sail up the river. We immediately went down to the boat and found her half full of water from the rain this morning. We did' t know how to get the water out without getting a pan from somebody, so the boys sent me down to the Eliza to borrow Capt. Waters' wash pan. knocked at the Captain's door, and heard " come in." I went in ami enquired of a very gentlemanly gentleman, if Capt. Waters was in. He said no, but asked if I bad particular business with the Captain. I told ...
CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE. SENATE. San Jose, March 26th. A bill introduced by Mr. Broderick, to reincorporate the city of San Francisco, was reported with several amendments, from the San Francisco delegation, who unanimously recommended its passage as amended. In deference to the wishes of the delegation, Mr. Broderick consented to strike out of the bill the part of the section which makes the office of City Marshal elective, but at the instance of Mr. Heydenfeldt, who was the only one of the delegation besides Mr. Broderick in favor of this part of the provision, it was retained. The bill was then read a third time and passed. A bill introduced by Mr. Heydenfeldt, to exempt certain property of the Lnited States from taxation ; was read three several times and passed. The bill provides that no tax shall be at any time laid by the State on any branch mint of the United States in California, or on the buildings to be erected thorefor/whieh has been or may be created by law of Congress. ...
lorta.ljy Ki-purt, [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
lorta.ljy Ki-purt, .or ttv week ending March 29:h, arranged for the Daily Union by 1.. S. yomnans, Undertaker, on 4 h street between J and X, where a full record of d \ulis may be seen. Inflammation of the lungs 1 Sho&lt; 1 Total 2 Henry Westward, a^el o2, from Xew i'ork city— lie i in tho hospital. A man name v iknown. No deaths in the city from disease the past week.
MARINE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
MARINE NEWS. POUT OF sax JbRWCISCO. An ivcl. March 23ih— Steamer Gen Warren, Smith, from Trinidad; 27th March; 65 passengers; to T il Titcomb. Brig Col Fremont, DcWc-lf, 21 da from San Diego via Fan Pedro and Santa Barbara, in ballast, to Sibley &amp; co. "Brig Gen. Cobb, Candage, 27 ds fin Atoi. S I; 9 passengers; produce to master. .-Chi- Sophia, Anderson, li days fin San Diego, in ba!!a-t: to Baker &amp; co. C'!cnr«-«1, Brig Chatham; Sagen, Benicm; gchr Ferdinand, Woodford, do; sloop Virginia, Ball, do; schr Harriet Clarke, I mpqua river; schr Young Eliza, Tolbert, J'eneciii; schr Francisco, Mauran; Ports of Pacific; Haw schr Caroline, Tapley, Lahaiua. Memoranda. Per &lt;; ■■■■-. Warren — The sehr Zachary Johnson, Carr, went ashore at Trinidad; total wreck; cargo lost. The captain and family, who were on board, lost all their wearing apparel. The schr Avon went ashore! Captain Carr, of the Z Johnson, has taken charge of her; he thinks he can get her off. T...
IMPORTATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
IMPORTATIONS Per Nevada— 6o bbls and 100 hf bbls pork, 44bbla and 27 half bbls molasses, 20 bbla hum.--. 15 hhda ra rtdns, 10 cska butter, &lt;&gt; bbls and 5o lit' bbla spirits, 100 hhdfl gin, 40 hhda vinegar, 2 ;0 kega 130 qr cka and 175 octaves cognac, 2n bbla whisky, 12 lit bols andSO bza sherry wine, 37 casks r'ux-t^.-. 40 qr cks and 60 cs port wine. 10 ca -2 bu and 20 bbla sugar, 100 ca-u cider, 60 bxs and 4o octaves Madeira wine, lOOcasi - ale, 100 bzs Martell's brandy, 12') cs porter, 12 ca ■ - tobacco, 60 ca sherry wine, 120 ci and 55 kgs pickles, ■ 4 b.xs specie, 1 b.\= mustard, '•)! ca cigars. 20 b!s cottons, b0 bxs preserves. 50 b±S ebony juice, 120 cks syrups, 162 cs boots and shoes, 100 bxs soap, GO cs champagne, 23 es coffee. 4'i bxa candles. Per Gen Cobb — sf)o bbla sweet potatoes, 29 plows. j 150 fowls, 1300 cocoa nuts, 1 bag specie.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
GENERAL NOTICES. Wlsis; Central Committee. 4"3* At a meeting of the above committee, held Friday evening, March 23th, 1851, the committee to designate Headquarters for holding meetings in the several wards, reported as follows: lit Ward — Front to2d street — Headquarters, Sutter IIous?, Front street. 2d Ward— 2d 10 3d street— Headquarters, Council Room, M and 2d streets. ; 3d Ward — 3d to sth street — Headquarters, Co' ar t , I House, sth and 1 streets. • 4th Ward— to Bth street — Headquarters, • Trumbo House, X street near sth. sth Ward— 0 t,' e Fort— Headquarters, United i States Hot"!, J street, above 9th. 1 O n rr../uon, it was I ilesolced, That the Whigs of the city meet at the ■ headquarters in their respective wards, at 7* o'clock v on Friday Evening, April -lth, for the purpose ol ' selecting five delegates from each ward to attend a General Convention to nominate candidates for 3 Mayor, Recorder, Common Council, and other cify officers. Resolved, That the members tf the Cen...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
JB3T Protection Engine Co., No. 2. — The adrarned meeting of this company will be held at tho . tore of Messrs. Folger &amp; Clift, No. 222 J street, ["hia Evening, at 8 o'clock. Members (and citizens j rishing to enrol) are requested to attend, as the ommittee on constitution and by-laws will report nd permanent officers be elected. WM. ARENTS, Chairman. F. R. Folger, Secretary. m3l . ISg- If Mr. Wm. S. White will submit his name 0 the Whig Convention for the nomination of City Marshal, he will oblige and be supported by m 25 Numerous Friends. Sacramento City, March 27, 1851. BSB~ Mr. Editor : I noticed in your paper of the !sth inst., a call on mo to submit my name to the kVhig Convention for nomination for the office of ."itj- Marshal. I have given the subject due considerition, and have determined, that if the Convention hould sec proper to nominate me, I will cheerfully icccpt the nomination, and use my best exertions to ensure success. lam grateful for the kindness whi...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
AUCTION SALES. BY J. B. STARR &amp; CO. BRICK STORE, FRONT STREET. THIS DAY, March 31st, 1851, At 11 o'clock will be sold— 100 half bbls pork 100 qr bbls clear do (good) 10,000 lbs Manila sugar 177 boxes sperm candles 150 cases St Julian claret 60 do Medoc do 70 do superior cognac brandy 30 do do cherry bounce 25 tierces superior hams (warranted) 10 casks do French brandy 25,000 cigars (Regalia) 100 boxes porter 100 pair blue blankets 75 package? tea (assorted) 50 kegs Goshcn butter 21 cases heavy boots 20 boxes garden seeds 5 cases superior cheese, in tins 40 boxes bacon sides (warranted) 10 tubs English dairy butter (good) Invoice of platform scales. m3l J. B. STARR &amp; CO., Auct'rs. BY J. B. STARR &amp; CO. THIS DAY, March 31st, 1851, at 11 o'clock, in front of the old store, corner of X and Front streets, 100 half bbls of Mess Pork— sold for account of ivhom it may concern. m3l " vJ. B. STARR &amp; CO. TO TRADERS AND MINERS. THE CITY MILLS, Fron...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
AUCTION SALES. Alderman, White, Whitman &amp; Co. B. F. WHITMAN, AUCTIONEER. AUCTION ROOMS FRONT STREET, BETWEEN X AND L. Variety of Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, Sic. THIS DAY, (Monday,) March 31st, At 10 o'clock, will be sold — . 4000 lbs bacon hams 3000 do do shoulders 50 cases St Julien claret 200 boxes raisins 40 cases figs 2000 quarter boxes sardines 10 quarter casks port wine 30 uoz long handled .shovels 30 do American playing cards 50 do bar tumblers 50 kits mackerel 3000 gallons S I syrup 20 cases Chili peaches 50 boxes sup. chewing tobacco 10,000 Regajia cigars 20 gross smoking tobacco 30 cases brandy peaches &amp;c, &amp;c, &amp;c. jBfo~EvK.viNo sales at auction rooms on J street, between sth and 6th. . m3l REMOVAL. BOSTON DRUG STORE. rpilE old friends and former patrons of this " BoX tica," are respectfully informed that it is removed from its old location to the opposite side of J street, a few doors from the Empire Block, where all t...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. SAMUEL J. HENSLEY. : ROBERT D. MOUIILLHensley &amp; Merrill, ; B A Y* XK 7 R «L A 5 D E ?CHANGE brokers, "So. 47 Second street, between J .nd X Sacramento City. . * . . Gold Dust bought, sold and received on deposit Exchange on the United States and Europe. Drafts on San Francisco. Collections of Notes, Bills, &amp;c, made on reasonable terms. ml 9 J. B. HAGGIN. M. S. LATHAM. A. C. MONSO!*. Hoggin, Latham Si Monson, Attorneys and Counsellors at Laic, OFFICE in Peck's Building, corner of Second and X streets. ml 9 W. P. DAIXGERFIELD. W. S. LONG. Dalngcrficld A Long, A TTORNEYS and Counsellors at Law. Office Xl. corner J and 4th streets. ml 9 11. J. r KDICK. B. LAWRENCE, JR. Bardlck Si Lawrence, WHOLESALE and Retail Dealers in Groceries, VV Provisions, Liquors, &amp;c., J street, between 7th and Bth. m l 9 J. C. BEIDE.MAV LOUIS SLOSS. Bcldcman Si Sloss, AUCTION and COMMISSION MERCHANTS, ./jL north side of J, one door above 4th. . ml 9 lm CARY PE...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 31 March 1851
STATE LAWS. f t j -■'-«'■- ■ ■ • f m - * *■**■■ A Bill for an Act to Incorporate the City of . . - Saci umento. The Peoptt of the State of California, represented in Semite an I Assembly, do enact as follows: '■ '• | Sec. 1. All that tract of land lying within the limits and boundaries hereinafter mentioned, that is to say : Beginning at the junction of the American Fork with the Sacramento river to V street, as designated on the map or plan of Sacramento city on file in the Rccorde's office in said city; thence along said V street, east, to the point where the said V street intersects Thirty-first street, as designated on said map: thence along the said Thirty-first street until the same intersects the American Fork: thence along the American Fork to the beginning: the said boundaries extending to the middle of said ( Sacramento river and American Fork, shall '. be known by the name of "The City of Sacramento."' :.- ; ;j j Sec. 2. The present city government shall continue in offic...