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MARINE JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
MARINE JOURNAL. Arrived at San Francisco. Nov. 30—Am brig Sacramento, Thorp, fm Astoria ; schr I. B. Gager, Halsey, from Lahaina. Dec. 1st— Am brig Mary and Ellen, Geer, Astoria. 2d—Br brig Giraffe, Robinson, Sydney ; Am brig Vesta, Maher, Edgartown; Br bark Inchinnan, Pearse, New Zealand; Am bark Anita, Hall, Columbia River; Am bark Mazeppa, Gi*lder, 224 days fm New York. 3d—Schr Patapsco, from Bodega. 6th—Rus bark Shelikoff, Klinkofstrom, 22 days fm Sitka; Am schr Honolulu, Mallagh, 10 days fm San Pedro. 7th—En bark Blakely, Martin, 196 fm Liverpool. 9th—En brig Mumford, Martin, 90 days fm Hobart Town, 16 passengers; Am brig O. C. Raymond, Menzies, 5 days from Columbia River. Cleared, Dec. 7th — Am ship Huntress, Goodwin, Oregon; Am bark Eliza, Beard, Valparaiso; Haw schr Starling, Dugnit, Honolulu.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
Married, In Sacramento City, on Monday evening, Dec. 10, by the Rev. Mr. Burnham, E. J. C. Kewen and Miss FANNIE WHITE, daughter of Dr. T. J. White, all of this city. [This being the first " elaborate demonstration" of the kind in our city, we think it incumbent upon us, as a " faithful chronicler of the Times," to allude to it. We were most happily disappointed in many respects on this interesting occasion. Instead of the rude costumes usually worn in this " far-off community," and the almost entire absence of ladies which we anticipated, the gentlemen appeared in dress coats, white vests and kids, and some twenty fine looking women were " in the field," dressed with all the taste and richness which characterizes the fashionable soiree of the Atlantic side. A band of music, with a good toned piano, enlivened the scene, and the quadrille and waltz were indulged in until a late hour. The refreshments were profuse, and all things passed off charmingly. Apropos : It will be seen by som...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
MERCHANTS' EXCHANGE AND NEWS ROOM, SAN FRANCISCO. The subscriber has opened the LARGE HALL on the second floor of the building recently erected by him on Washington street. Newspapers from all parts of the world are kept on file; the best Periodicals of the day will be found on the tables; the Shipping News, with ather interesting and useful items of information are collected daily. Accommodations for Writing Letters also furnished. Letter Bags for the various Mails are kept at the Office of the Exchange. The Hall is spacious and elegantly furnished. It is properly warmed and lighted evenings, and at all times will be found a pleasant place of resort. Half-yearly subscriptions received from resident Merchants and others. Parties from the mines can for a small sum avail themselves of the facilities offered above by the day, week or month. EDWARD E. DUNBAR. San Francisco, Nov. 15, 1849. 32 4t* AUCTION. By MONTGOMERY &amp; WARBASS, Zinc Building, on J between 1st and 2d streets...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
DR. T. L CHAPMAN has removed his office to the store of R. Gelston &amp; Co. on the corner of J and 3d streets. 32 tf ROBERT N. BENSON, Carpenter and Builder, on Fourth street, near L, 32 4t Sacramento City. DR. HARDENSTEIN, Homœpathic Physician. Office on K street, Morris House 31 9t* DR. JAS PEARSON. W. A. BAKER. PEARSON &amp; BAKER, REAL ESTATE BROKERS, Dec. 1 J street between 3d and 4th. 30tf ELISHIA W. McKINSTRY, Attorney at Law, 27 4t* Sutter. AUCTION AND COMMISSION HOUSE, BY MONTGOMERY &amp; WARBASS, On J, between 1st and 2d streets, Zinc Building. Also, general dealers in all kinds of merchandise WM. MONTGOMERY, Auctioneer. Liberal advances made on consignments. 30 4t* J. B. STARR. H. L. BARNEY. 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 Sacrament...
Ai Ordinance [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
An Ordinance Establishing a Grave Yard and Regulating Interments. Section I. Be it ordained by the President and Council of Sacramento City, that from and after the passage of this ordinance, the square donated to the city by John A Sutter and H. A. Schoolcraft south of Y street, between 9th and 11th streets, shall be the public grave yard, where the bodies of deceased persons shall be buried ; nor shall any interments take place in any other part of this city, under a penalty of fifty dollars for each offence. Section II. That said grave yard shall be laid off in a suitable manner by a committee to be appointed by the President and Council of Sacramento City, which they shall report to the Board, and if adopted by them, shall be final, and be recorded in the Recorder's office of this city and district. Section III. Family burying grounds shall be laid off in convenient sizes, which shall be sold for that special use and shall be used for no other purpose— the President and Council ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
G. W. Jones, W. F. Prettyman, E. J. Barroll, Dr. W. G. Deal. REAL ESTATE. Jones, Prettyman, Barroll &amp; Co. Commission Merchants, K street, near 2d, Have for sale 7 lots on J street, 4 do on K street, 40 do on L street. Also a two-story house for sale or rent on K, between 7th and 8th streets. An office for rent, and a one-story house for sale. At Sutter's Fort, the south-east bastion, with 50 feet of the Fort, for rent or sale cheap. A good situation for an Eating House or Hospital. DRUGS. G. W. Jones, one of the firm, attends to this department. Physicians may depend upon having their prescriptions compounded with accuracy and neatness, and families can always obtain pure and genuine medicines. Lemon Syrup, Cough Syrup, etc. etc. The fiim will attend to commissions of all kinds, the sale of invoices, real estate, collection of rents, &amp;c. &amp;c. A full supply of Miners' Goods always on hand. 28-7t* BAILEY, MORRISON &amp; CO., Merchants. Front ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
Notice to Squatters, All persons are hereby cautioned not to settle without my permission, on any land of mine in this territory : said land is bounded as folllows ; commencing on the north in latitude thirty-nine degrees, thirty three minutes and forty-five seconds, at a point on the east bank of the sacramento river, running thence east three leagues beyond Feather river, thence south to latitude thirty-eight degrees forty-one minutes and thirty-two seconds, thence west to said sacramento river, thence up and along the course of said sacramento river, to its intersection with Feather river, thence in a westerly direction up and along the course of said sacramento river to the place of beginning excepting a certain tract, included in the above, lying on the east side of said sacramento river, bounded on the north by latitude thirty-nine degrees, one minute and forty-five seconds, and on the south by the American Fork, granted by the republic of Mexico to one Elias Grimes. my5 tf JO...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 15 December 1849
Business Cards. STEPHEN C MASSETT. CHAS. O. BREWSTER. MASSETT &amp; BREWSTER, Auction and Commission merchants. Sacramento City. 19tf STEPHEN C. MASSETT, Auctioneer. 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 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 DR. CARPENTER, Sacramento city, corner of 2d and K streets, Will be pleased to attend to all professional calls. A good stock of Medicines kept constantly on hand. Sacramento city, June 30. je30 tf SEMPLE &amp; ROBINSON. Importing, Commission, an...
Written for the Placer Times. TO —. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
Written for the Placer Times. TO — . BY STEPHEN C. MASSETT. Oh! lady, take these buds and flowers And twine them in thy nut-brown hair, And I will weave for thee a wreath Richer than any queen could wear. For thou shouldst have a coronet Not glittering with costly gem; The primrose and the violet Shall be thy queenly diadem ! The jessamine bank shall be thy throne, The hawthorn blossomings for thee Shall breathe their fragrance, while the song Of nightingale and humming bee Shall be thy music, and the shade Of leafy bower aud myrtle green Shall yield for thee a sanctuary Where thou shalt dwell in peace serene. Then lady take these buds and flowers And twine them in thy nut-brown hair, And I will weave a fragrant wreath Richer than any queen could wear. For offerings of gold and gems, Lady, I would not bring to thee ; But weave a wreath whose blossomings May bloom in immortality ! Mortality among Actors. — In looking over the newspapers from the States for the last few months, we cou...
FOREIGN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
FOREIGN ITEMS. German Refugees.—Great numbers of German political refugees are now passing through France to the sea coast, in order to embark for the United States. The Poles in Paris. — A portion of them, comprising chiefly the elder emigrants and the men of family, despairing of asserting snccessfully in Europe for many years to come, Polish nationality, are desirous of emigrating to America, and occupying and cultivating in common, large tracts of new lands—preserving strictly Polish customs and language in their new abode, and transmitting them to their children—to become the germ, in some future years, when circumstances should be more propitious, of a resurrection of Polish nationality in Europe. These patriotic dreamers have been outvoted in Paris. They retired, and a committee in behalf of the rest, is now occupied in making arrangements for their passage to the United States, where they propose, each for himself, like other emigrants, to make their living as best they can,...
REMOVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
REMOVAL. The office of the Placer Times has been removed to Second-street, between K and L streets. Persons desirous of having the Times left at their stores or dwellings, will be served by leaving their names at the office. Terms, 25 cents per copy, or $1 per month. Advertisements received until 12 M. on Friday of each week. San Francisco Papers. — We now receive regularly the Tri- Weekly and Weekly " Alta California," two newspapers which are equal in all respects to similar publications in the States. Copies may be examined, and are for sale at this office, 2d street, between K and L streets. Price 25 cents each. The Legislature. — The House met on Saturday last, but no quorum being present, it adjourned over to Monday. The bad state of the roads undoubtedly prevented many members from arriving as soon as they anticipated. It was thought that enough would arrive on Monday to organize both Houses. We are indebted to a friend for the following proceedings : Saturday, Dec. 15, 1849....
ELECTION RETURNS-RECAPITULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
ELECTION RETURNS-RECAPITULATION. GOVERNOR. Peter H. Burnett, Winfield Scott Sherwood, John A. Sutter, J. W. Geary, William M. Steuart, Thomas McDowell, LIEUT. GOVERNOR. Sacramento. 2408 1929 856 448 87 San Joaguin. 928 301 180 1473 85 Sonoma. 128 31 9 San Jose. 617 36 16 3 San Francisco. 1925 69 1084 28 Monterey. 181 152 39 4 San Luis Obispo. 45 Santa Barbara. 1 183 Los Angeles. 224 118 Total. 6412 2864 2184 1473 549 87 John McDougal, Richard Roman, J. B. Frisbie, Francis J. Lippitt, A. M. Winn, De la Guerra, P. H. Burnett, 4005 37 470 802 662 2084 8 96 75 95 266 21 132 115 1754 84 1111 81 117 115 29 97 44 21 157 36 222 85 6980 2283 1301 1098 802 115 242 CONGRESS. George W. Wright, Edward Gilbert, Rodman M. Price, Lewis Dent, P. A. Morse, E. J. C. Kewen, W M. Shepard, Wm. E. Shannon, Pet Halsted, P. B. Redding, 2882 2389 952 44 647 1581 56 1124 643 632 440 431 1671 308 103 1591 207 99 111 13 1 4 28 6 350 108 70 15 11 16 64 9 1569 839 1755 14 1018 20 78 8 377 17 339 180 105 2 44 41 1...
MURDER AT THE BELLA UNION. From the Alta California. MURDER AT THE BELLA UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
MURDER AT THE BELLA UNION. From the Alta California. MURDER AT THE BELLA UNION. We regret to annonnce the perpetration of this crime, on Friday eveving, 14th inst. at the Bella Union House, on Portsmouth square. The affair occurred about 4 o'clock in the morning. The name of the deceased was Arthur C. W. Reynolds of Philadelphia, a painter by trade, and the person who committed the deed was Mr. Reuben Withers of New York, who has been engaged in mercantile transactions in this city. The deceased was commonly known by the soubriquet of ' bones,' from his having performed on those instruments in a negro band. An inquest was held on the body of the deceased, at which Mr. James Sullivan, one of the proprietors of the Bella Union, testified that he saw the commencement of the affray. Withers went into the back room about 4 o'clock in the morning, where several men were sleeping on the benches, and remarked that he was going to clear them out. He woke up one or two and walked them out of ...
SONOMA DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
SONOMA DISTRICT. Fremont. For Governor— Peter H. Burnett, 92 ; Wm. M. Steuart, 6; J. A. Sutter, 3. Lieut. Governor— J. B. Frisbie 104; J. McDougal 1. Congress—Edward Gilbert 105; R. M. Price 1. State Senate — Jonas Spect 105. Assembly— J. E. Brackett 109 ; G. W. Crane 58 ; Sachel Woods 51. Ides's Ranch. For Governor — Sherwood 13; Burnett 2. Lieut. Governor— McDougal 15. Congress— Wright 15; Price 13; Gilbert 2. State Senate—Jonas Spect 15. Assembly—H. L. Ford 15; G. W. Crane 15. Haines' Ranch. For Governor—Sherwood 16. Lieut. Governor— McDougal 14. Congress— Price 15; Wright 15. Senate—Spect 15. Assembly — Ford 15 ; Crane 15. Peoria Camp. Governor—Sherwood 18 ; Burnett 1. Lieut. Governor— McDougal 19. Congress— Wright 19: Gilbert 13; Price 6. Assembly— G. W. Crane 19. No vote for State Senator. SAN DIEGO DISTRICT. Governor— Sherwood 148; Burnett 93. Lieut. Governor—McDougal 202 ; Lippitt 33. Congress—Price 179 ; Wright 175 ; Shannon 55 ; Gilbert 7 ; Redding 7. State Senate — Chambe...
MARINE JOURNAL [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
MARINE JOURNAL. Arrived at San Francisco, Dec. 10th — Am bark Magdala, Mason. 228 ds fm N York, 43 passengers; En brig Frederick, Hunt, 81 days from Auckland, 11 passgrs; Am bark Azim, McKinsey, 8 dys fm Columbia river; Ch bark Laura, Incle, 63 ds fm Talcahuano; Mex brig Bilampijo, Faboucle, 35 ds fm Mazatlan, 20 passengers; Am brig Thomas P. Hart, Bremayo, 186 ds fm New Orleans, 15 passengers; Am ship Edward, Clark, fm New Bedford; Eng schr Agenoria, Marti*, fm Hobart town ; Am brig Malek Adhel, Young, fm Monterey ; Am bark J B Colley, Smyth, fm Norfolk. 11th.—Am ship Angelique, Wasson, 185 dys fm N York, 29 passengers; Am ship Far West, Brian, from Monterey ; Am ship Aurora, Kilbon, from Oregon, 65 passengers; Am ship Probus, DeVerie, 178 days from N York, 42 passengers; Sw brig Experiment, Carlson, 43 days from Valparaiso; Am schr Astoria, from Oregon, with passengers who came over the Rocky Mountains; Fr ship Java, Devaulo, 48 ds fm Valparaiso, 33 passengers. 12th—Am ship Juanna...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 22 December 1849
Died, In San Francisco, on the 13th December, John Holland Chace of Philadelphia, aged 27 years and nine months, son of John and Eliza S. Chace of Providence, R. I. In San Francisco, 17th inst. of scurvy and bronchitis, Capt. Thomas C. May, aged about 27, formerly of Pittsburg, Pa. On the morning of the 17th ult. Mary, wife of Wm. F. Goode, 29.