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(From the Omnibus.) SELECTED TALE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
(From the Omnibus.) SELECTED TALE. EMMA POULTON: A LEGEND OF THE CIVIL WARS. The small chapel in the village of E -- , in the county of Wiltshire, though not noticed in the ' Beauties of England and Wales,' is by no means an object devoid of interest. Its shade und evident antiquity would jusie supposition that it was one of our primitive churches ; at any rate, the Gothic ornaments remaining on its walls indicate that its foundation belongs to a very remote period. The spot, too, on which it stands, is not without its associations : tradition says, that it was once the site of a Roman encampment, which is partly borne out by the existence of a deep and extended trench that reaches to the river which winds round the foot of the hill on which, the chapel stands. The churchyard, too, where, ' Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep,' contains many tributes to departed worth, erected by those whose children shall in turn perform for them the same ...
HARD TO UNDERSTAND. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
HARD TO UNDERSTAND. Major Hensley, a highly respectable mnn has served in the California BatUllion from the btgiaing of the troubles down to the time when the troops were disband ed ; has given us permission to publish on his responsibility, the result of two interviews, one with Commodore Biddle, and one with Commodore Stockton, which may throw some light on the present causes of complaint. Major Hensley, first called on Commodore Stockton, and told him, that from what he had learned on shore, that he, (Stockton) could draw for money and pay the men for their services and their propel ty which had been used in the war. Commodore Stockon told him, that il he (Hensley) would go and see Com. Biddle, he would send his Purler, Mr. Speden, with Him, and if, by anything they could say to Commodor* Biddle, could induce him to give the permission that lie (Stockton) would go to Valparaiso, or some other point where the money could be obtained, and draw for it on his own responfeibilitv, and...
For the Californiin. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
For the Californian. Mr. Editor.—Having heard that a petition to make Lieut. Col. J.C. Fremont, Governor of this Territory had been signed by some of the people of the lower country, and that the same document is now quietly circulating through this district, I deem it not improper to make a few remarks. ¶ May I ask, what Col. Fremont has done since he came to California, that he should be thus selected for this high office ? ¶ To be sure we see a flaming account of the taking of this country by that distinguished officer in the report of the Secretary of War, (which must have come from his own reports and letters) but there is not a man in California, but knows that every word of that account is as far from the truth, as the said Col. has been from the glorious achivements the Secretary gives him credit for. ¶ No, Col. Fremont has done all in his power since his arrival in this country to cause the hatred of the Californians and the disgust of his fellow countrymen. ¶ I will now wi...
PASSENGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
PASSENGERS. In the Brig "Francisca," from Honolulu -- Don Antonio Osio, family and servants, Mr. Lincoln, and family, A. J. Ellis and family, R. T. Ridly, Esq., of this place, Messrs. Mitcheneu, Douglass, Maindreau, Palmer and Story.
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. (Double __________ ) PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. (Short _______ ) Arrived -- June 7th. Schr. Commodore Shubrick, Von Pfister, from Santa Cruz. 10th. Brig Francisca, Lemoine, from Honolulu. sailed -- June 9th. Brigantine Commodore Stockton, Young, for Bodega. 11th. Tahitian Schr. Providence, from Honolulu, with goods and passengers -- supercargo on board.
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. Monterey, June 1st, 1847. In Port -- Columbus, Com. Biddle; Congress, Com. Stockton; Warren, Commander Hull; Portsmouth, Commander Montgomery; Dale, Comd'r. Selfridge; Lexington, (Transport,) Lieut. Comd'g. Bailey; Erie, (Transport,) Lieut. Comd'g. Watson; U. S. Prize Sch. Julia, Lieut. Selden ; U. S. Prize Ship Admittance, Lt. Revere. American Bark Whiton, Gelston, for Oregon. Hawaian Brig Mary Ann, Paty, from Sandwich Islands. Chillian Ship Confederacion, Jones, 58 days from Valparaiso, arrived May 30.-- Passengers, Messrs. Vallejo, Townsend, Wooster and others. We copy from the " Polynesian" of the 1st of May, the following particulars of a disaster to the whale ship William Thomson, Capt. Ellis. The whale ship William Thompson, Ellis, of New Bedford, sailed from here 17th of April for North West Coast, put into Waimea, Kauai on the 19th in distress, being on fire in the fore hold. The fire was first discovered at 10 1-2, P. M., on the 19th, the ship being...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
POLICE COURT. Monday, June 7th, 1847 James and Alexander Antonio, two colored gentlemen brought before his honor, for disturbing the public peace -- drunkness and fighting. They alledged, that they were only taking a gentlemanly frolick. The Alcalde thought it perfectly right to have a gentlemanly frolick, but that gentlemen should always pay for their frolicks, and therefore ordered them to fork over to the tune of about ten dollars each. (Bold ___________ ) (Single ____________ ) DIED. On board the "Francisca," June 6th, after a short illness, Isaac Lincoln, (infant,) in Lat. 27, 80, N., Long. 124, 25. Its body was committed to the deep on the 10th. (Single ____________ ) (Bold ___________ )
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
NOTICE. Whereas certain persons have hecn cutting down Trees and making Adobies on some of my Lots, I hereby give notice that all persons found trespassing thereon, after this date, will be prosecuted according to law. FRANK WARD. San Francisco, June 12, 1847. 4-u WILLIAM H. DAVIS. At the Old Stand, No. 2, Montgomery Street, keeps constantly on hand, for Sale at low Prices, at Wholesale and Retail, a general assortment of DRY GOODS, amongst which are Brown, Black end Blue Sheeting, Blue and lancy Prints, Ticking, Denims, Russia Sheeting, Cotton Cambrick, White and Red Flannel, Fine Broad Cloth and Kerseymers, Lambs' Wool and Merino under Shirts, Silk Handkerchiefs, White and colored Shirts, &amp;c. &amp;c. White Yellow and Black Paints, Paint Oil, Spirits Turpentine, Literage, Spanish Brown and Paint Brushes, Putty and Window Glass. Groceries, as Flour, Rice, Sugar, Tea, S. I. Syrup, (a beautiful article,) Allspice, Sperm Candles, Coffee and Brandy. Hardware, as Carp...
MISCELLANY. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
MISCELLANY. (Line Break) Queen Victoria is now the mother of five children, viz: Princess Royal, born Nov. 31, 1840 ; Prince of Wales, Nov. 6, 1841 : Princess Alice, April 25, 1843 ; Prince Alfred, Aug. 5, 1844 ; Infant Princess, May, 25, 1846. And is again pronounced to be in a 'interesting' situation by the English papers. (Short Line Break) Very Remarkable. -- The colored people of Washton have held a fair to raise $300 for the purpose of Buying Their Preacher, who is a slave. That price, for a good preacher, is very cheap indeed. -- [New York Mercury.] (Small Line Break) A Bull.-- An Irish gentleman the other day, in the excess of connubial affection exclaimed, 'Heaven forbid, my dear, that I should ever live to see you a widow !' (Small Line Break) You can know that a girl is not yet a woman, if she puts her hand over her mouth when she laughs. It is the most tenacious sign of girlhood.
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
■ BROWN'S HOTEL. The Subscriber returns his most sincere thanks for the liberal patrionoge he has received, and hopes to merit a continuance of the public favors, by an assiduous attention to business. His BAR is furnished with the best of LIQUORS, and his TABLE is furnished with the best the market can afford. His rooms are as well furnished as the circumstances of the country will admit. No pains shall be spared to make his visitors comfortable., J. H. BROWN, San Francisco, May 22, 1847. 1-tf. B. R. BUCKELEW, respectfully informs the citizens of California, that he has located permantly in) the Town of San Francisco, for the purpose of pursuing his profession, WATCHES; CLOCKS, JEWELRY, and other fine Metalic work, repaired in the BEST MANNER, and on terms proportional with general prices in California. Business entrusted through a friend, will be attended to the same as with the person proper. WATCHGLASSES and KEYS fitted. CASH INVERIABLY REQUIRED except otherwise previously under...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
"Til it AT SALE OF CITY LOTS. On THURSDAY, the 24th of JUNE 1847 the Lots inth, City of FRANCISCA, will be offered for Sale, on the premises, to the highest bidder. A complete map of the City may be seen at Mr. 0 Fauilkl's office in Yerba ;Buena,and o tropesca. The Skreetl are eighty led wide, £j£"WJ gSfg feet »idk «d the Lots FITY YARDS I RON I &amp; FORTY YARDS BACK. The whole City comprises five square miles. TEHMS. On all sums over one hundred dollars, one hall cash ; one fourth in one year ; and one fourth in two years, the day of Sale. Twenty-five per cent deduction will be .nude in favor of those who improve and .settle in the city within the first year, to be allowed on the last payment. . FRANCISCA is situated at the Straits of Carquinet, on the North side of the Buy of. San Francisco, about thirty miles from the mouth of the Bay, and at the head of Ship . Navigation. 1 hat portion of the Bay knolvn as the Suisun, lie between Francwpa-and the mouth of the Sacramento...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 June 1847
in eighteen months; the pure laser giving approved security bearing the interest o! 10 per cent per anum, from the day of Sale. ' • Other conditions made k»own on or before the day of Sale. The Site of the town of San 1-ranc.scois known by nil navigators an Mercantile men, acquainted with the subject, t 1 ) be the most COM. MANDING COMMERCIAL POSITION on the , enure western Coast of the Pacific Ocean, and the . Town itself is no doubt, defined to become the COMMERCIAL EMPORIUM bfthe&gt;e«iern side of the North American coo inent. The Property offered for Sale, is the most valuable in, or belonging to the Town, and the acquisition of it, is an object of deep interest to all mer.yinlHe Houses in California and elsewhere, engaged in the -commerce of the Pacific. , . r .,; 1 ; EDWIN BRYAN7 A\cn] leand Chief Magistrate, Town and district of San Francisco. San Francisco, Upper California, March 10. 1847. Given nt Monterey, Capital o California, thispith day of April 1847. B. W. X ...
POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 June 1847
POST OFFICE. The Governor has established a Mail from this place to San Diego, twice a month. The office of the Quarter Master at the several points at which troops are stationed, is the POST OFFICE. Persons having letters to send will leave them there, and enquire there for letters and papers. On the North side, there being no Mail, we send our papers to W. W. Scott, at Sonoma. David A. Davis, at Benicia City. Capt. J. A. Sutter, at New Helvetia. John Williams, at Upper Sacramento. William Gordon, at Cash Creek.
POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 June 1847
POETRY. (Line Break) THE DREAM OF THE REVELLER. By Mackey. Around the board the guests were met, the lights above them gleaming, And in their cups replenished oft, the ruddy wine was streaming ; Their cheeks were flushed, their eyes were bright, their hearts with pleasure bounded, The song was sung, the toast was giv'n, and loud the revel sounded ; I drainded my bumper with the rest, and cried, " away with sorrow, Let me be happy for to-day, and care not for to-mor-row !" But as I spoke, my sight grew dim, and slumber deep came o'er me, And 'mid the whirl of mingling tongues, this vision passed before me. Methought I saw a demon rise; he held a mighty bicker, Whose burnished sides run daily o'er, with floods of burning: liquor ; Around him pressed a clam'rous crowd, to taste this liquor greedy, All those oppressed by grief and debt, the dissolute and lazy, Blear-eyed old men, and reckless youths, and palsied women crazy ; " Give, give !" they cry, " give, give us drink to drown all ...
THE TEAR DROP. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 June 1847
THE TEAR DROP. We will imagine ourselves in the green room of a theatre in -- and what is a green room? Why a room some twenty feet square, where from six o'clock until midnight, are assembled actors, actresses, managers, dramatic authors, and editors. They meet for the purpose of conversation, properly understood, to amuse and to be amused and as all are friends, or to use the appropriate term, comrades, constraint is banished, and ambitious attemps at wit voted a bore — yet each one in turn may say his say, exhibiting some trait of amiableness, or cleverness, or show his power of exciting deep interest, Sometimes are heard the pleasant jest, the almost scandal, or the touching narrative; and the narrator can tell his story well, for he is sure of an indulgent audience. Two days ago I happened to hear a little story, in this green room, : which, though plain and simple, went to my heart. I will try to tell the tale as I heard it, and if it does not interest my reader, the fault is ...
For the Caltfbrnian. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 June 1847
For the Californian. Dear Sir.—Having seen an Editorial in your journal of June sth, stating that you intended to publish the proceedings of the Court in your town, as being the superior court of the district, (I suppose you mean the Northern District of California,) that the inferior courts may learn from its proceedings how to conduct theirs. The first case reported is that of a horse lost at a Mill in Santa Clara. The judge decides that as the horse was lost at Santa Clara, the case should be decided there, and accordingly binds the parties in a bond to appear at said place to determine the case. For my own part I am not connected with any court, but like many others seeking information ; 1 will theretore take the liberty of propounding a few questions knowing that the opinions of a superior court will be eagerly sought for by the inferior courts and people of the district. Ist.—Did it tend to the ends of justice when the parties were present in San Francisco, to put them to the ...
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 June 1847
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. BE IT KNOWN, that Brigadier General S. W. Kearny having been permited to return to the United States, the undersigned, by virtue of the authority and orders ot 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. Dune at Monterey, the Capital of California, this 31st day of May, A. D., 1847, and iii the 71st year of the Independence of the United States. R. B. MASON. Colonel Ist Dragoons. Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the U. S. Land Forces in California. BANDO. R. B. MASON, Coronel de Caballeria, Gobernador y Comandante General de California, hace saber ; que habiendose permitido al E. S. General de Brigade D. S. W. Kearney, el regresar a los Estndos Unidos, el Infrascripto, en virtud de autoridad y ordenes del Presidente de los Estados Uaidos, entra hoy en ejercicio de Gobernador y Comandante General de todos las fuerzas de tierra en California. Da...