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ELECTION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
ELECTION RETURNS. Below will be found nearly the whole vote of California at the recent Election. Judge Burnett, it will be perceived, is certainly elected Governor, and John McDougal, Lieutenant Governor. George W. Wright and Edward Gilbert, we think, are elected to Congress. Those candidates that are probably elected to the Senate and Assembly from this district have a star after their names. There are a few more precincts yet to be heard from, which it is thought will not change the result very materially. Through the kindness of Judge Thomas we are enabled to give, so far as heard from, the official vote of this district. SACRAMENTO DISTRICT. For the Constitution 5002 Against the Constitution 603 For Governor. Peter H. Burnett 2229 W. S. Sherwood 1840 John A. Sutter 855 Wm. M. Steuart 428 For Lieut. Governor. John McDougal 3797 A. M. Winn 784 Francis J. Lippitt 497 J. B. Frisbie 37 For Representatives in Congress. George W. Wright 2492 Edw. Gilbert 2256 E. J. C. Kewen 1588 Wm. E...
MARINE JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
MARINE JOURNAL. Arrived at San Francisco—Nov. 14—Br bark Collooney, Livingston, 20 ds fm Van Couver's Island, to Ward, Mersh &amp; Co. Cleared—Nov. 14—Equadorian brigantine Chambou, Maneiro, Guayamas. Chilian brig Delfin, Maugot, San Blas. Nov. 15—Steamship Panama, Bailey, Panama ; Amer ship Iowa, Hobson, Valparaiso ; Amer ship Touro, Low, Valparaiso ; Amer barks Loto, Pearce, Panama ; Velasco, Spencer, Valparaiso ; Dutch bark Drie Golroders, Swarts, Sandwich Islands ; Amer brig Henry, Roberts, Honolulu ; Chilian brig J R S, Schmidt, Sandwich Islands ; Amer schr Zachary Johnson, Ward, Monterey.
An Ordinance [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
An Ordinance Fixing the Port Dues to be collected on vessels arriving, and further designating the duties of Harbor Master. Section I. Be it ordained by the President and Council of Sacramento City, that from and after this date, the Harbor Master of this City be and hereby is instructed to collect from each and every vessel of five tons burthen or over, moored at the public landing of said City, the sum of ten cents for each and every ton burthen, as per register of said vessel; said ten cents per ton to be paid for first landing, and the same amount to be re-collected every ten days that such vessel may remain thereafter.—Provided, however, that no vessel shall be allowed under any cir cumstances to occupy the public landing for a period of more than twenty consecutive days unless from some peculiar circumstances the Council may deem it fit to make a special provision granting an extension of the time allowed under this ordinance. Section II. Be it further ordained, that no part o...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
Married, At Honolulu, August 9, by Rev. E. W. Clark, Henry L. Sheldon, of Salem, Mass. to Hannah W. eldest daughter of J. G. Munn of Honolulu. Died, In this city on the 6th inst. of dysentery, Francis W. Gregory, in the 33d year of his age. Deceased was a member of Cayuga Lodge No 80, New York. In San Francisco, Nov. 10, after a lingering illness, of dysentery, Louis Tramble, printer, formerly of St. Louis. In San Francisco, Nov 2, Patrick Healy, formerly of New Haven, aged about 23 years. In San Francisco, Nov. 12, Lazarus Everhart, formerly of Pennsylvania, aged 41 years. SALE OF TOWN LOTS. The undersigned will sell at public auction, on the 15th day of December next, to the highest bidder, one thousand Town Lots, situated in the town of Sutter, two and a half miles below Sacramento City. The said lots are 80 by 160 feet, and situated in the most central and eligible parts of the said town of Sutter, both upon the immediate bank of the river, and upon the commanding high grounds i...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
A Home for the Sick. DR. B. BRYANT, a graduate of the Botanico Medical College of Memphis, has established a Hospital in this City, where he will give every attention to those who may entrust themselves to his care, and from his experience and success heretofore he only asks a trial to be confident of giving satisfaction. He will be ready also to attend to all calls in his profession. He has also a fine assortment of superior medicines for sale. Dr. B. may be found on L street. Sacramento, Aug. 8, 1849. au18 1t*r
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
J. B. STARR H. L. HARNEY. AUCTION HOUSE, Sacramento City. Next door to the Store formerly occupied by Messrs. Priest, Lee &amp; Co., and now by Messrs. Barney, Brewster &amp; Co., on J street. The undersigned offer their services to the public as Auctioneers in Sacramento City, having been appointed by the City Council to that office. They have a large and commodious store, and are ready to receive consignments. J. B. STARR &amp; CO., H. L. BARNEY. N. B. Auction sales will be attended to in any part of the city, when called on. Sales at the store every day. Sacramento City, Nov. 21, 1849. References—Covillaud, Sajard &amp; Co.; Connecticut Mining and Trading Co.; Smith, Bensley &amp; Co.; M. L. Cavent &amp; Co.; W. M. Northum &amp; Co.; S. Williams &amp; Co. 29 1t ATTENTION. The subscriber, having this day received an invoice of superfine black, blue, brown and olive-colored Broadcloths, and having procured the services...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
FOR LOWER CALIFORNIA AND MAZATLAN.—The bark WHITON will leave San Francisco, on or before the 15th of December next, to touch at San Jose and Cape St. Lucas and thence to Mazatlan. This affords an excellent opportunity for Lower Californians to return home, as large 'Placers' of gold are discovered near Cape St. Lucas. Passage secured by application to R. GELSTON &amp; CO, Sacramento City, or SIMMONS, HUTCHINSON &amp; CO., San Francisco. Cabin passage. $200 ; steerage. $125. 28 3t BAILEY, MORRISON &amp; CO., Merchants. Front street, (opposite steamboat landing,) Sacramento City, have on hand and offer for sale, in lots to suit purchasers— 2000 lbs. Hams. 1000 " Mutton Hams. 75 bbls. Flour. 100 " Pork, in bbls. and half bbls. 5000 lbs. Bacon, in cases. 50 sacks Sugar. 25 bbls. Corn-meal. 30 cases Matches (W. Burger's superior.) 300 ounces Quinine. Also a general assortment of Miner's supplies. Office of Lount &amp; Co.'s Express ; also, Agent for teams...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
Extraordinary Case of Attempted Seduction in New-York.—There is in the Police Gazette a very long, a very graphic, and a somewhat romance-like acconnt of an attempt at seduction made in New York in July last, by a married man, Capt. McCerren, of the ship Columbus, which arrived at the port of New York, from Liverpool, on the 23d of June, with, among other passengers, two young and respectable Irish girls, Eliza Jane and Mary Dixon. These two lone and unprotected females took board a with a respectable woman in Madison-street, named Mrs. O'Niel. Here the captain and physician of the ship found them, and induced the younger girl to take a walk with them. In the course of the walk, the doctor - who seems to have played the part of a sort of pimp to his worthy captain — left them. The captain then induced the girl to call with him upon a female friend, and he took her to the house of Jane Morton, 83 Crosby-street, ' well known as a place of female prostitution.' They were shown into an ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
Buena Vista Rancho. Mokelome River. The undersigned having purchased the above property, heretofore known as Hitchcock's Ranch, six miles south of Hicks' &amp; Robinson's Ranch, 4 miles north of the Mokelomy Gold Diggings and in the centre of the Jackson Creek Mines, would call the attention of Miners and Retail Traders to his well assorted stock of Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, Dry Goods, Boots, shoes, Hats, Gold Washers, Mining Tools, &amp;c. &amp;c. consisting in part as follows : pork, beef, cognac brandy (pale and dark), bacon, hams, old Monongahela whiskey, salmon, Jamaica rum, old Rye whiskey, pilot bread, madeira wine, port do. navy bread, claret wine, flour, champagne wine, rice, ale and porter, sugar, saleratus, coffee, table and sack salt, tea, mustard and pepper, vermicelli, pepper sauce, tobacco, segars, pipes, knives, axes, matches, &amp;c. Together with a well-assorted stock of Clothing suited to the market. In addition to a large lot...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 24 November 1849
Business Cards. ELISHA W. McKINSTRY, Attorney at Law, 27 4t* Sutter. JAS. N. HARDING, Attorney at Law and Real Estate Agent, Office on 3d, between J and K streets. Sacramento city. Oct. 26. 1849. xxv 4t* THOMAS A. WARBASS, Real Estate Agency, Sacramento City. Reference—Lieut. L. Maynard, Robert L. Smith, C. B. Post, San Francisco. Priest, Lee &amp; Co., Gillespie &amp; Gerald, Burnett &amp; Rodgers, Sacramento City. 21 9t M. B. ANGLE, Physician, Surgeon and Accoucheur, Office on K street, between 4th and 5th sts. Sacramento city. 20 3t*r STEPHEN C. MASSETT. CHAS. O. BREWSTER. MASSETT &amp; BREWSTER, Auction and Commission merchants. Sacramento City. 19tf JEWETT &amp; MELHADO. Auction and Commission Merchants, Montgomery st. San Francisco 19tf _ _ ROLFE &amp; CHEVER, Wholesale and Retail Dealers, Yuba City, corner of Water and B sts. au25 3t *r WM. C. KELLUM, Dentist and Watchmaker, sign of the Big Watch, (my name upon each side thereof...
DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
DEATH. We know when gentle spring will come, And when the winter cold, And when the withered leaves will lie Upon the frosty mould. We know when tender violets fade, And when the primrose dies, And when the glimmering stars will shine And set amid the skies. But who is he can tell the hour When the dread foe shall come, To sweep away the sons of earth, And shroud them in the tomb ? He waits not till the limbs are old, Or till the hair is gray ; Ah, no ! the young and beautiful He makes as oft his prey. He tears the infant from the breast, He slays the blooming bride, When she before the altar stands, Her lover by her side. Morning and eve, both day and night, He goeth forth to slay, And every hour some victim new He seizes for his prey. Go where you will, he still is there — On earth, or on the deep ; Whether the waves tempestuous rise, Or sink in gentle sleep. He comes among the festive throng, Where grace and beauty shine ; He steals into the banquet hall, ' Mid revel, mirth and w...
LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
LETTER FROM CALIFORNIA. The following humorous epistle is one of a series originally published in the New York Sunday Times, under the head of ' California in Slices. ' American Fork, March 1, 1849. The diggin has commenced. I can see from my shanty a movin specktikul of more'n a thousand heads—some a bobbin up and down, and some a sea-sorrin backards and forrards, accordin as the owners is to work to fill the cradles, or a rockin of the same. Two sociations have arriv since the rains with steam engines; but the felers warnt satisfied with the work the engines done, and said they blowed off too much wapor ; so they tied down the safety walves to keep it in; whereupon the steam bursted everything to almighty smash, and scalded the whole bilin. One of the surwivers, a fine spoken young man from Littie Falls, who went up on the walkin beam and came down by the run, remarked, after the highst, that water in a state of abolition was a powerful agent. Jennison's machines takes well ; and ...
REMOVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
REMOVAL. The office of the Placer Times will be removed in a day or two, to Second street, between K and L sts. Persons desirous of having the paper left at their dwellings or stores will please send or leave their names at the office. Terms, 25 cents per copy or $1 per month.
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
PUBLIC MEETING. Pursuant to previous notice, a large and respectable meeting of the citizens of Sacramento District was held in front of the City Hotel, in Sacramento City, when, on motion, Hon. S. C. Hastings was called to the Chair, and J. S. Fowler appointed Secretary. The Chair having explained the objects of the meeting, upon call. Col. James C. Zabriskie came forward and addressed the meeting at length on the great interests of the Sacramento District, and of the importance of itsbeing immediately represented on the floor of the American Congress. At the conclusion of Col. Zabriskie's speech, Col. Grant of Vernon, introduced the following Preamble and Resolutions, which were adopted unanimously, viz: Whereas, with the view of promoting the common unity and welfare and of preventing the undue influence of local prejudices in the National Councils, it has long been the settled policy of the Government and people of the United States to give to each section and local interest in ...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
Personal. Now that the election is ended, and my mo tives will not be liable to misconception, nor my language be misunderstood, l deem it of high importance to myself and of interest to the public to make the following statement. During the canvass which has recently taken place, I have frequently heard and contradicted untrue statements of the reasons why I did not receive the nomination of the democratic party of the District of San Francisco for Congress. The first of these charges is, " That I did not want the nomination — that I would run whether I had the nomination or not." The facts are thus: Shortly after my return from Monterey, after I had been announced in the newspapers as a candidate, and after my tickets had been circulated. I was waited on by a gentleman who afterward became chairman of the democratic nominating committee. He wished to know if the Alta California newspaper, of which I am one of the editors, would espouse the democratic cause. I told him that though ...
REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON LICENSES. The Committee appointed to regulate a system of finance and taxation for Sacramento City, beg leave to report that, in view of the short period which they, from the crying necessities of the Corporation, have been allowed to deliberate upon the important matters therein involved— from the press of business which has continually interrupted their deliberation, and from the universally acknowledged difficulty of the task imposed, they can scarcely flatter themselves that they have discharged this duty without eliciting from some source the fruitful signs of dissatisfaction. The question of taxation by government, state, or municipal corporation, has always been considered one of extreme perplexity, and concerning which, whatever permanent or tangible feature it may assume, there has always been and ever will be, to a limited extent, a decided opposition. Especially in a new country like this, where no adequate law exists for the correct government of t...
ELECTION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 1 December 1849
ELECTION RETURNS. We make the following corrections and additions to our Election Returns, which will give the reader an idea of how matters stand so far as heard from : Sacramento District. (Official.) For the Constitution 4317 Against it 643 For Governor. Peter H. Burnett 2408 W. S. Sherwood 1929 John A. Sutter 856 Wm. M. Steuart 448 Thomas McDowell 87 For Lieutenant Governor. John McDougal 4005 A. M. Winn 802 Francis J. Lippitt 470 For Representatives in Congress. George W. Wright 2882 Edw. Gilbert 2389 E. J. C. Kewen 1581 Wm. E. Shannon 1124 Rodman M. Price 952 P. A. Morse 647 Pet Halsted 643 W. M. Shepard 56 For State Senators. John Bidwell 3474 Elisha O. Crosby 2610 Thomas J. Green 2518 H. E. Robinson 2328 Murray Morrison 2171 Gilbert A. Grant 1687 Harding Bigelow 1407 C. E. Pickett 905 For the Assembly. P. B. Cornwall 4065 Madison Walthall 2324 E. W. McKinstry 2365 Thomas J. White 2234 George B. Tingley 2037 H. C. Cardwell 1989 J. T. Hughes 1993 J. F. Williams 1940 John S. Fo...