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I •!. FrraioMt in (alif»r»ia. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
Col. Fremont in California The UNION, (Wash. City) of Nov. last, has one page and over filled with letters, despatches and certificates, vindicating this officer from a charge preferred against him by Gen. Jose Castro, former prefect of California, in a despatch to the Mexican Government, dated April 1, 1846. The N. Y. SPECTATOR publishes therefrom many interesting extracts, and most of which we give below. It will lie seen that his operations here DURING THE EARLY PART OF THE WAR, were actuated by win and prudent motives and that he pursued a course for which he can in nowise be censured. The substance of the charge preferred against him is presented in the following extract from the despatch : -- This officer, failing in the respect due to the laws of rthe republic and the authorities of the country, introduced himself in the midst of the population of the department with a respectable force, under, pretext of coming with a scientific commission from his government; and treating w...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
Prospects of Peace with Mexico - We doubt much whether these prospects are materially improved, as many seem to suppose, by the success of the army of which we have but recently received the tidings. We have heretofore insisted that the mere field defeat of the opposing forces woul.d not restore that peace which either government now so ardently desired, nor humble the proud spirit of the excited Republic; to this assertion do we still as finely adhere, looking forward to an end of opposition, only, when the Capitol itself shall have passed into American hands. And will this event bring about an adjustment of the present difficulties? Let us see. Concentgrated in the city of Mexico is the vast wealth of that rich Republic; - here is the Seat of Government, this, like Rome of old, the last relinquished - the cherished home of ancestry, worshipped by Mexican hearth, even when Mexican arms cannot defend. That the rude Volunteer should riot within those walls, and "revel in the Halls of...
[From U.eN. Y. UtrnW, N Terrllorr on I'm i [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
[From the N. Y. Herald, Nov.] The Progress of Annexation -- Our New Territory on the Pacific. We give in to-day's paper, a series of letters from our special correspondents at Monterey and Mazatlan, in California, embracing the operations of our squadron and people in consummating the acquisition of that territory. These letters also give a comprehensive view of the state of the country under its native, or rather its Mexican rulers, and present a startling picture of the total absence of security for life or property under the imbecile government which has hitheito exercised authority in California. ¶ This beautiful region a now virtually a portion of tho United Status territory. It now only remains to appoint a Governor and territorial offlcers, to give strength and solidity to the legal government, and to establish such wise enactmenu and regulations for tin protection of life j and property, the sala « &gt;f |.in«l, and other matters requiring grove consideration, as sha...
THE CALIFORNIA STAR 3IARIiY£'JOUR.AL. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
THE CALIFORNIA STAR MARINE JOURNAL PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVED June 8th. -- The schooner Com. Shubrick, Von Pfister, from Santa Cruz. June 10th. -- The brig Francisco, Lamoine, 24 days from Sandwich Islands, with passengers and merchant SAILED June 9th. -- Schooner Com. Stockton, for Bodaga. IN PORT Bark Tesso, Libby. French schooner Anais Lernenture. Sch. Com. Shubrick Von Pfister. Brig Francisco, Lamoine.
FACETIAL. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
FACETIAL. M«C&gt;DKRSTAXX&gt;iM» OF Tt»»«-— Too BiaT ■.•take* «i» occtsioaed by »ac fully nndersund»ne the &gt;»MaiM of tens*, w «per eaaplo'— "Borrowed Money," which means, money rec*ir«d i. which Vat borrower coafen • faroe op on tU lender by never rciuminß it •, . , , ♦•HonestT," tbctiiOrT woe booest-beaned fellow oat of . bondred dollar*, and piring awty fire f.«r the benefit of coarertiag Ik. nutra of New Zealand. - ■ f ••Veracity,"' Nerer telling tie truth when yoa on help it. '■Kindness." Leading a Wind man into the gotter, and kicking bis dog for looking on ••Improper. 1 Snoring in church and waking cp the rest of the tPaatratatißCi •Sense of Honor, Intuiting year friend's wife, and then killing him in a duel "Minding your own Basinets," Peeping into year neighbor's' yard to count the shirts on bis line. .v .&gt; : . Jl3*A traveller recently picked op Old Time* Vkjaj|aaj| ■ this is tbourht to account tor dull times
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
NOTICE. The exportation of Quicksilver from California is hereby prohibited. The Collectors of the Customs at the different Ports of California will strictly enforce this prohibtion until otherwise directed. Given on board the United States Ship Columbus at Monterey, this third day of May 1847. JAMES BIDDLE. Com'dg Pacific Squadron. WM. RICHARDSON, Collector of Customs, Port of San Francisco. 21 -t3 (Line Break) WARD &amp; SMITH Have just received by recent arrivals, White &amp; Brown Cotton, Rich Prints, Muslins -- Printed &amp; Embroidered, Blue Martins, Blue Drills, Hardware &amp; Cutlery if all kinds. Ready Made Clothing, (thick and thin,) Boots &amp; Shoes, Pickles, Rum. Brandy &amp; Aguadiente, Rigging of all kinds. Canvas -- various No's. California &amp; Muscat Wines, Molasses, Flour Pimento &amp; Pepper Sugar &amp; Coffee Scotch, Ale (superior quality "Tennets," Salmon Iron, (English &amp; Russi...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
GREAT SALE OF ill IHI I REAL ESTATE la (he Town of Sao I'r.nnr I IM'IK r.u.iroit.M\. BY tax faaawaal d»&lt;r*« «f bit ExreOrarT, Gea. S. W . XtK t uurr, tUnmat of Calafatata. aM tb* • : l ..\. Mir. aad I . •.: &lt; r&gt; -i of the ! a«rd Stair., aad of tW Trmtory of « " a" • , ■faraia, to tar 8E.%C11 AND WAT I LOTS -«■ . v - - oa the I".i- : front of the Taara of Saa Fraarnro, bar* hrra graatrd. roarryrd. aad rrlraard, la the Pupli. or Corpcratr aataantita of said Towa. DECREE OF Tip V. LCEARNT. ••I Bngadirri- - W. Ku.ajiT,Gorrraorof Caliior* •:. a. by Tartar of aatkenty laaar restd, by Ike PBKSI•ni'.NT OF THE IXri'ED ' of Aaarnra. do . •■ T by graat. roarry, aad rafaaar aatetW T«a of Saa ••Franriscd, tW Peoplr. or CVBrporate ' aatkantir* thrrrof, -all the nftit. Ltle, aad interest of the Gorrrameat of the *• Uaitrd States, aad of the Tcrntory of Cakforaia a aad • "li the Bear"-. I Walrr Lots oa thr East ttaat at said j •To« n of Saa Fraaoaaee iatlaaad krtvea...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 12 June 1847
BEMARTE 0 \r.\T\ ensubastepubuca; di: *•«»!. tit i&gt; i:&gt; i. .* i*i. i \ \ dix i&gt;ri:ni.o 111 %XS rn.i^ciMro, j U.I CALIFORNIA. Ka «ra»rate dado far S V. Dan 8. W liraray, Crarral de II- ; id* (as II I', &gt; Ueb»raador da Cakfaraia l»d» • I drrrrb«, Male, y intrrra, dr ha RaUda. Taadae. t aW Trmturio aY (akfaraaa, a lea mi I. A K r&gt; ra U riaya. ara freat* mM ParkU »aln, rwrs, m&gt; roaerde y tracfirre al I'arbio o a Us Antorkbdr* i Msairipalra dr aack* l*ur ! : ■ in « Kirro di: «. i- el iuob &lt;;&lt;mi:n&gt;,ii»oit. | Yo, ." W. Kearay, Oarral dr Bn«ada y « aa&gt;r»aai I de CaJJaraia, ea rntad dr lai podrrr* qoe mi aoa coabri *!o* dado* por rl ntESiDENTEdeka J^TADOS L'M. j DOS dr America, be Ira*** a lira roaerdrr y paitieipu ! al IV ' •--&gt; de Saa Fraacisra, a Actoridadrs .Moainp*&lt;es j de dK-b. l'i:t &gt;.;&gt;. lada rl drrrrbo. tatafa. • aaleraa drl V*. ! ...
[ Krorn the If, Y. Mirror. ] The Philosophy •! Ilotyrtay*. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 19 June 1847
[ Frorn the N. Y. Mirror. ] The Philosophy of Holydays. One of th» cro'rh-ts' of our UUlilanu ago, it, to discaid nil revere uco for long e«tabli-hrd u*a- ' res. In i Kit sweeping away of cherished recurdt , and symbol* f 'he p«*t National Holydnys and j particular Festivals are gradually falling into de*: euetude Modem retineinent and the potent sway of f-shijn. may perhaps operate somewhat! in bringing into neglect ike time-honored obsers trance of thee periodical relaxation*. Still the ■pint of the age. which serins in I* fust reducing everything to tl&gt;e sordid level of mere practical utility haa cast i»s chilling i! «M into -the scale. an.l "Holidays fur tbo People' are snathe* maiised. •■ being waiters of tune, with as much contempt a* the taudein ilrgantes have issued their dictum that such observances are vulgar and out of taste. We t&gt;«lic*e that there is little true philosophy | in all tbi&lt; r-'.ni.i : we hold it to In. a round truth, attested...
Public TXeetinz fu Francisco. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 19 June 1847
Public Meeting in San Francisco. An assemblage of our citizens on Tuesday evening last, called Mr. Nathan Spear to the Chair— Messrs Sherman and Pettet, Sec'ys. This was for the purpose of petitioning the President of the Union - protesting against the return of Col. J. C. Fremont in the capacity of Governor of the Cafcfoniaa, aad adaatiag reaals^cna &gt; i;:- : ... .f the sentiments of the citizens of San Francisco, in rela- tion to the conduct of this officer, while in this country. Mr. Frank Ward submitted resolutions, and raiailirii iasse&amp;tte actiaa iwairtat. A pet^ca at&gt;ri«f PraMSaat PoCk t* gtaat the a; j^: r :t. •_.-.!, kad bora CJrca'eird throefhoct the aadtodattaa«tkiaaad it* way to the tad, aaaWarcieaat aftraawaag tie return of Fremont, only to effect a settlement of his many —* *"'■■! **»&gt;* had ahuia«d isaay t;r^.-.t art*— U. a-awafav ■&gt; I MIiH i■■li|aiii,i ■■li|aiii, te wham the a&gt; ' p^atntat ef s!- • .«•..•...
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 19 June 1847
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. BE IT KNOWN, that Brigadier General S. W. KEARNY, having been pemitted to return to the United States, the undersigned, by Virtue of the Authority and Orders of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, this day enters upon the duties of Governor, and Commander-in-Chief, of all the United States Land Forces in California. Done at Monterey, the Capital of California, this 31st day of May, A. D 1847, and the 71st of the Independence of the United States. R.B. MASON, Col. 1st Dragoons, Governor, and Commander-in-Chief of the U. S. Land Forces in California. BANDO. R. B. MASON, Coronel de Caballeria, Goberador y I'-.m; :r.'.t litnrnl 4* " .»'...'- r r. .1. toe* itkr. ««e t. .1 . : ;--•:.: 1 1 »: II .*- Urnrral «i« Drip adt I&gt; JJ, W. KEARN V. el i«;*e».ir • toe l!u.!oi 1'i, ,!. «. ,| ] fre«rr.p4o, en Tilled c&gt; A uiufi.'jri y Ordrnrt del PRESI. h:mi: DC i .»•&gt; ivr.Mui.s i.Mi'o.;, '"»« toy ca rjricci* «.!• Utbrraadury Ceasmaedaale C«...
Tra%cllcn for tin l mini «tntr« [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 19 June 1847
Travellers for the United States It is rumored, with with considerable appearnee of truth, that Gen. Kearny and Col. Fremont, who lately left Monterey for the United Slates, have been robbed of all their horses by the Indians on tbe banks of the San Joaquin. It seems that tho San Joaquin and its tributaries have been excessively swollen by the melting of the vast accumulation of snow deposited on the mountains by the storms of the past winter, and the General and his party, was compelled to follow it up an unusual distance towards it sources in the Indian country, in order to find a practicable ford. He was on his way to Fort Sacramento, when the supposed unlucky occurance befel him. Com. Stockton is daily expected here from Monterey, in the frigate Congress, and purposes leaving for tbe United States, as we have been informed, by the Rocky Moun!atn Road, on the first of July. Capt. Gillespie, his fellow traveller, arrived here on Tuesday evening last from Nappa Valley, whew he has ...
rrom Chiua. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 19 June 1847
From China. We find in the island papers, received by late arrivals, China news of seme interest, and as late as the month of March. The American Minister, Alexander H. Everett, arrived in China October 5th. On Tuesday morning last, Mr. Everett, the American Minister to China, embarked at Macoa in the U. S S. Vincennes, Capt Paulding. for Canton — his object being to present his credentials to the Provincial Government, as represent tativo of the American nation. His arrival in Canton will doubtless be hailed by his countrymen as as an omen of no trifling import as regards their present safety and protection, and their future position as an important section of the foreign community of Canton. Mr. Everett will seek an interview with that far-famed, celebrated, but wily statesmen, Keying: which important question wilt engage their principal discussion, we know not, but have no doubt the result will soon be published for the information and satisfaction of all immediately concerned. [...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 19 June 1847
FOR SALE. A Splendid Rancho known as the properly of Don Jose Joaqniu GeassSi situated thirty miles frcia Monterey, near M. Johna. 1. contains. thite leagues cf excellent pasture laud, cap&amp;bleof feeding 5.C00 hrad of cattle. A large T-Vntmiral two story Dwelling, la good repair, with the furniture as it slands. Bia hundred head of attic, three hundred head of hortea and mures, also a variety of farming utensils and other articles necessary for a farm. This Kancho &gt;'• well adapted tor milling, haviag a tine stream of water runuiujj through it. For further particulars enquire of WARD It. SMITH. No. 3 Montgomery St Sin Francisco "34 if