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WRITTEN ON SEEING MY MOTHER'S PORTRAIT [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
WRITTEN ON SEEING MY MOTHER'S PORTRAIT ON THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF HER DEATH. My Mother, as I gaze upon thy picture dear That still remiuds of thee now passed away To thy long home in heaven, My weary spirit finds a calm relief In thoughts of thee, to quell the youthful grief That to my heart was given. I will not mourn thee, Mother, no—this heart Can feel that thou art happier now above, From all earth's sorrows free: Though thy maternal smile from me is gone, I will be happy, even, though alone In memories of thee. Two years have flew, without thy faithful love, Two years, since from my side forever thou wert torn By death's relentless hand ; Tet bless me from thy heavenly home, and pray— When earthly ties are riven, I may join thee— In that bright spirit-land. Nora.
Wealth before Character. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
Wealth before Character. In the upper circles of fashionable life, says the N. V, Independent, no questions are asked how one came by his money, if he only shows that he has money, or appears to have it. If he lives in a fine house, keeps a good carriage, gives splendid parties, no questions are asked as to whether all this is honestly paid for. With such a standard before them, it is not surprising that aspiring men, who feel themselves in other respects the equals, if not the superiors of their wealthy neighbors, should find some short road to wealth. The passion for riches, the idea that success in life depends mainly upon wealth, is fruitful in temptations to dishonesty. " For they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil: which, while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows." ...
MARKET REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
MARKET REPORTS. The continued depression of business and of our interests, arises from the long continued drought, affecting the mining, mercantile and agricultural intents of the whole State. Flour la on the decline ; drain is not so firm. Produce of all kinds is abundant ami prices generally low. Provisions are scarce and l i ber. Butter, Cheese, Lard, Hams, Pork and Beef nre all de..landing good prices, and fanners, dairymen and stock rniserl will do well to look to this matter. For many articles of merchandise prices nre merely nominal.
SAN FRANCISCO MARINE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
SAN FRANCISCO MARINE LIST. ARRIVALS. Feb. 14—Schr Ortolon, Robinson, Soquel, 3 days; produce. Feb. 15—Brig Carib, Boyd, Puget Sound, 24 days ; lumber. Schr Eliza, Guvett, Bolinas, 14 hours ; produce. Feb. 16—Clipper bark Cyane, Bumiaster, Hong Kong, CO days, with mdse. Brig Halcyon, McDonough, Puget Sound, 25 days ; lumber. Schr Man- W, Gould, Port Orford, 8 days ; lumber. Schr Eagle, Collins, Tomales Bay, 1 day ; lime, Feb. 17 —P M steamship Oregon, Hudson, Panama, 16 days, with the mails, passengers, nnd md.-c. P M Steamship f'olumbia, Dall, Columbia River, 70 hours. Clipper .-hip Ileloisc, Dyer, Newcastle (NSW), Dec. 25; coal. Brig Franklin. Adams, Collins, Puget Sound, 30 days; lumber. Brig Samuel Churchman, Ellis, Hong Kong, 78 days ; mdse. Feb. 18—Brig Cohansey, Davis, Astoria, 10 days ; lumber. Brig Wel'.ingsley, Knipe, Puget Sound, 24 days; lumber. Brig Wyandot, Woodley, Humboldt Bay, 24 hours; lumber. Brig Colorado, West, Humboldt Bay, 3 days ; lumber. Schr Joseph Hewitt, L...
Page 62 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
S P ECIAL NOTICE S . m /'rf ' Southwick's Raffle—A Splendid Dairy Prize.—Of nil tbe Rnflles proposed, we know of none that has a better or more utilitarian prize than Southwick's Dajry Prize. The prize is one hundred and twenty-two cows— this is prize No 1, There are nlso many Other valuable prizes. Mr. Southwick, the proprietor, is a gentleman of responsibility, well known throughout Sacramento Co., nnd there can be no doubt but the RntHc will be conducted in good faith und fairness. It will bo drawn in a few weeks. Good und responsible Agents wanted. Terms make known by application at the office of the California Farmer. Our Letters. —We would request all our correspondents to direct Letters and Papers to us ut SAN FRANCISCO, ONLY. They w-ill, with such direction, reach us immediately. Letters directed to us at Sacramento, full to reach us regularly. 4-v3 WARREN Si SON. QP° Native Pines, Oaks, &amp;c. — Cones of the Native Pines, Acor&amp;S from our Mountain Oaks, ...
Page 62 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
Seeds! Seeds I! Apple seed, Nutmeg Musk-Melon, Mangel Wurtzcl Beet, Green citron " Long blood " Cantelope, White sugar " Large yellow Dutch Onion, Early drum head Cabbage, " red " ox heart " White Portugal ii York " Silver skin " » sugar loaf *' Large white " Large York *' Cup Parsnip, Lute tat Dutch " Sweet Spnmsh Pepper, Early cluster Cucumber, Squash " Early frame " Yellow cheese Pumpkin, Gherkin " Imperial head Lettuce, White spim " Celecia Short green " Royal c »P e " Long green " White Cass * Long orange Carrot, Green " Early horn " Flag Leek, lied solid Cellory, Winter crook neck Squash, White solid " Summer " " American " White birch Early Cauliflower, Jf ttr , , „ L ato &gt;« Early Dutch Turnip, Purple Egg Plant, Rutabaga Green curled Endive, Yellow stone " White " " " Aberdeen " Eurly turnip Raddish, White Norfolk " Early scarlet " Red top Hat " Long Island Water-Melon, Red Tomato, Black Spanish " Yellow " Carolina " 8,u,! imperial Peas, Yellow six week's Beans, Ma...
Page 62 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 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 and consumers of Flour is respectfully invited to'the Superior Article manufactured at the ■bore e-tablishmcnt, from California Wheat of thegrowthof 1854, selected and prepared with the greatest care. These Mills have been in successful operation lor 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 tlie two last Annual Meetings of the State Agricultural Society, premiums have been awarded at both Fairs for the superior specimens of Flour from the.-c Mills. Domestic Flour....
Page 62 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. Southwick &amp; Co.'s Grand Raffle! 848,540 ! ! FIRST GRAND PRIZE 830,000 It! THE Proprietors ot the shove Ruffle, having sold a sufficient number of their Tickets to justify them in fixing the " Day of Drawing" for Saturday, 10th day of March next, have much pleasure in informing their Irionds and the public, generally, that the drawing will be by wheel, in which the numbers ct every Ticket which bus been issued will be de posited, and the first twenty drawing numbers will be Prizes, the fortunate holders of which will receive the Prizes immediately alter the drawing, or they will be held in trust for those nt a distance by a Committee of Ticket Holders, elected by thoee present nt the drawing, nnd who will superintend the same and fully represent all Ticket holders who may not be able to attend the drawing. Tickets Sold and Rallied for day and night tip to the hour of drawing, at the principal office in Sacramento, or can be secured by application to the var...
Page 63 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
AGRICULTURAL, &amp;o. Agricultural Implements. FRENCH Burr Mill Stones, three and four feet diameter, with all the Irons ; Smitii'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 , Peon " " " 5, SVi and 6; Cupper' 1 " " 6, 16 aud 18; . Trojan and Eagle cast Plows, all sizes ; Extra Points for cast Plows ; Straw Cutters and Fan Mills ; Thermometer Churns; Garden Rakes and Hoes ; Freeh Garden and Field Seeds; Garden and Coal Barrows; Hand saws, claw hammers, hatchets, butcher's saws und cleaver*, plane-, Allies' long and short handled shovels and spades, Collins' long handled axes, picks, mattocks, harrow teeth, two and lour horse farm wagons, grub and plantation hoes, six and eight fined manure forks, whirHetrees, ox yokes nnd chain -, Ketclium's mowing machines, Seymour &amp; Morgan's reaping machine.-. F"or sule by * " &amp; McNALLY, 85 Washingt...
Page 63 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
HORTICULTURAL, &amp;c. 17,000 Premium Strawberry Plants! From the Shell Mound Nurseries and Fruit Gardens', Near San Antonio, Ahimedn County, WE offer for sale tlie following List of Plants, viz.: 1,(300 Boston Pine, at $70 per 100 5,000 British Queen, " 35 " " 1,000 Bun's New Pino " 35 " " , 500 Rival Hudson, " 35 " " 5,000 Large Early Scarlet, " 15 " " 2,000 Hovey's Seixlling, " 15 " " 1,000 Proline Hautboy" " 15 " " 1,000 Bluet Prince, " 15 " " 500 Crimson Cone, " 15 " " Plants Irom "Shell Mound" received a premhun nt the late Fair of the Calilornia State Agricultural Society. Several of the varieties above named are believed to be remarkable for their fruitful qualities, having been cultivated lor several years by Mr. Snntbrd, at his gardens in Wuyne county, N. V, with MM ml refirinrc tv tlie production of fruit. Orders received for any number of plants, (not loss than 100) nnd promptly executed. On invoices of $500, ami over, a discount of tweiitn ]&gt;ir cent, ...
Page 63 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
STEAMERS. California Steam Navigation Company. [„ KMK N T FORL£±£32 JANUARY, 1853. JWQvMEI Departure, ft &gt;m Valleja street wharf, at 4 o'clock, P. M. For Sacramento. VIA BENICIA. Steamer NEW WOULD, Capt Beymonr| Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Steamer ANTELOPE, 0. Vim P. It. master; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For Marysville. VIA BENICIA. Daily, at 4 o'clock, P. M. By the Sacramento Steamers, connecting witli the Company's LIGHT DRAUGHT STEAMERS nt Sacramento. £ 'jff" Through Tickets issued. For Stockton. VIA MARTINEZ. Dnili.', at 4 o'rloei; P. M Steamer CORNELIA, E. Coneklin, master; Mondays', Wednesday* mid 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 Sacramento Steamers, Connecting with the Company's LIGHT DRAUGHT STEAMERS, which leave Sacramento— Tue.-days, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 12 o'clock, M. OF Freight hy tlie above boats must be paid for...
Page 63 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. TREADWELL &amp; CO., CORNER OF FIRST STREET AND MAIDEN L.VNE, MARYSVILLE. Corner of California aud Battery streets, San Francisco. No. 56 Federal street, Button, Importers of Hardware, Iron, Steel, Cordage, Paints, Oil Varnish and Window Glass, direct fro in tlie Atlantic States an Europe, with a complete assortment of tools and implb ments lor Farmers, Miners, Carpenters, Cooper*, Cktuiken one Oravers, Saddlers, Turin rs, Masons, Smith*, Painters, (llazttrs, Ship Carpenter*, li'/i,ilu;rights, Millwrights, Cabinet Makers, and other*. v 3-5 STORE COLLINS &amp; CO., P R A C T I C A L H A T TIBS, (PREMIUM HAT STORE,) 157 Commercial street. Sun Fmncirco. THE undersigned would take this opportunity to return their thanks to their friends and the public generally tor the very liberal slmre ol patronage which they have received. They take pleasure in now announcing that they arc determined thnt no one shall surpass them in the beauty, or finish, or quality of...
TRY AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
TRY AGAIN. How oft has disappointment marred Some cherished plan of mine, And bidden winter clouds appear Where summer's sun should shine ; Yet ottcn as they darker grew, I've seen some wondrous pen Upon the very blackest write The sentence, " Try ogam." How often in the stilly hour Of night the heavy sigh In sympathy has strove to meet The tear-drop in my eye; And then like angels whispering Their messages t j men, I've heard a quiet breathing of The sentcuce, " Try again." How often, as I've walked amidst Life's ever busy tide, And jostled with its favored ones On each and every side ; When my misfortunes seemed to be O'crwhelming, even then Has some good spirit breathed to me The sentence, " Try again." My guardian angel it must be, Or else the weight of care Had sunk mo in the very depths Of sorrow and despair ; But, oh, my heart much lighter seems, And hope shines brighter, when I hear that spirit softly breathe The sentence, " Try again." —Lhtlequill.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
Clerical Wit. —A certain parson of the Unitarian sect, who whilom dwelt in Winnissimmet, and who loved a joke bettor than preachingwent one day to pay a bill to one William Spade, of that village. The master of the shop not being in, the money was handed over to the boy. A few moments afterwards, the facetious parson meeting the tradesman, he addressed him with — " Billy Spade, your bill is paid /" This same parson was not over fastidious about his wardrobe. One day meeting his brother, who was also a divine, who censured him for being so careless about his dress, and especially reprimanded him for wearing striped pants, it being altogether unclmcal. Whereupon the humorous divine retorted by saying— "Brother C, my religion docs not lie in my breeches." One of the very best things, however, that we have heard was from a preacher of the same school as the former, and who did the preaching for a society in another town. His people he found were " Uncertain, coy, and hard to please." He...
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
MARRIED. On the; IHih Feb., in ibis city, by Rev. Mr. DeJtaJn, William Bnvle and Miss Isabella Law, both ot Boston, Mass. On the 17rh Feb., in this city, nt Trinity Church, by Rev. Mr. Wyatt, Hon. Delos Lake and Miss Mvra R. Clarke. On the 18th Feb., in this city, by Rev. Mr. Cutter, E. F. Child, of this city, arid Sarah E. Wilbour, of Providence, R. I. On the 14th Feb., in this city, by Bishop Kip, Juo. Deane and Annie Perrier, both of this city. On the 11th Feb., in fiilroy, Santa Clara county, Mr. Wilson T. llolsclnw nnd Miss Mary A. Zuck. On the 14th Feb!, in Napa Valley, by Rev. Mr. Herron, Mr. F.. Nichols, ami Mis- Sarah A. Woodruff, formerly of N. Y. On the 13th Feb., in Sacramento, by Justice Aubry, Mr. Geo. Hiil and Mrs. J. E. Phedymint
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 22 February 1855
DIED. On the 20th Feb., in this city, Marietta, infant daughter of James A. and Mary Claughley, aged 4 months. On the 15th Feb., in this city, of consumption, Chas. K. Vose, aged 30 years, late of Castine, Maine. On the 19th Feb., in this city, Lawrence Murphy, aged years. On the 14jh Feb., ut Culoma, Merchant T. Wynkoop, aged 40 years, a native of Palestine. N. Y. On the 14th Feb., at Auburn, Cyrenus C. Credit, aged 26 years, formerly of Ithaca, N. Y. On the 13th Feb., at Placerville, Major A. T. Ward, aged 36 years, formerly of Kentucky. On the 14th"Dec., nt Willinmsport, George B. Crooks, Sen., aged 65 years, formerly lor three years a resident of this place.