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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 5 January 1850
WARD &amp; PRICE, Bankers, and Agents for California, 54 Wall street, New York. SAMUEL WARD. RODMAN M. PRICE. Agents in San Francisco, Messrs. GODEFFROY, SILLEM &amp; CO., Niantic Warehouses, foot of Clay street. EXCHANGE ON NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE. NEW ORLEANS, LONDON, HAMBRO, LIMA, VALPARAISO, For sale in sums and at rates to suit purchasers, by GODEFFROY, SILLEM &amp;, CO., 35 6m Niantic Warehouses, foot of Clay st. BUSINESS NOTICE. After the first day of December next, the cash system will be rigidly followed at the Alta California office. All subscriptions to the paper, and all advertisements, will be required to be paid in advance. Persons residing out of the city of San Francisco should send their orders through some commercial house in the city where they are not enabled to forward the money. The recent change in the number of partners in our firm having made it necessary to close our accounts as speedily as possible, all advertisements mark...
GOV. BURNETT'S INAUGURAL ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 5 January 1850
GOV. BURNETT'S INAUGURAL ADDRESS. Gentlemen of the Senate and Assembly : I have been chosen by a majority of my fellow citizens of the State of California to be her first Executive. For this proof of their partiality and confidence, I shall ever retain a most grateful sense. To be chosen chief magistrate of California at this period of her history, when the eyes of the whole world are turned towards her, is a high and distinguished honor, and I shall do all in my power to merit this distinction, by an ardent, sincere and energetic discharge of the weighty and responsible duties incident to the position I occupy. Nature, in her kindness and benificence, has distinguished California by great and decided natural advantages; and these great natural resources will make her, either a very great, or a very sordid and petty state. She can take no middle course. She will either be distinguished among her sister states, as one of the leading stars of the Union, or she will sink into comparati...
IMPORTANT ARRIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 5 January 1850
IMPORTANT ARRIVAL. Astur House, Sept. 22, 1849. Eddyturs of the Sunday Times: Here I am, rite side up. I arrove at Noo Orleens in the Falcon, but bein in no partickler hurry to go north, I got on a train, and so didn't start for sum days. I hadn't ment to say nuthin about my welth thar, but bein in licker when my draughts was honored, it leeked out and cirkilated all throo the city. I never see cleverer fellers than them Noo Orleensers. The young bluds introdoosed me to their female ackwaintenses, who welkimmed me as wimmin only can welkim a man after a purtracted absence. Sum say, ' Don't take no wife to Californy.' I say do. Them Injun wimmin is shiftless creeturs, an if you hire one to keep your things decent, she only loafs around while you're hard at work, pick in hand, puttin in for the yaller boys. To be shoore there aint no fether beds thar except the bed of Fether river, and the wife of your buzzum would have to sleep on a buffylow robe, but she woodent mind the skin, with ...
From the N. Y. Tribune of Nov. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 5 January 1850
From the N. Y. Tribune of Nov. 13. The Ashes of the Brave.—On Saturday morning the steamer Ohio brought to our city the remains of Gen. Worth, Col. Duncan and Major Gates, whose lives were sacrificed in the service of their country. Immediately on the arrival of the vessel, Ald. Shultz, the Chairman of the Special Committee of the City Government, accompanied by Major C. H. Sandford, of the Major General's Staff, repaired on board, and made the proper arrangements for their removal. The bodies were delivered to Mr. Mace, the sexton, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, and conveyed by him to his receiving room in Carmine street, where they will be properly purified. coffined and prepared for interment. On Monday at 9 o'clock, A. M. they were removed by a guard of honor from Col. Duryea's 7th regiment of National Guard, to the trophy room of the Arsenal, where they will be deposited for safe-keeping under the care of the above corps. Every arrangement has been made for the Funeral on Thurs...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 5 January 1850
BUSINESS CARDS. STEPHEN C. MASSETT. CHAS. O. BREWSTER. MASSETT &amp; BREWSTER, Auction and Commission merchants, Sacramento City. 28tf STEPHEN C. MASSETT, Auctioneer. 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 Dr. T. L. CHAPMAN PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Sacramento city. DR W G DEAL, Office at G W Jones's Drug store, K street, between Second and Third streets, nearly opposite the American Hotel. tt tD29*r American House and Restaurant, On K street, Sacramento city. This house is now open and ready for business. Boarders taken by the day or week. Breakfast at 6 1-2 o'clock, Dinner 12 1-2 and Tea at 6. Meals will be furnished at any hour of the day on the shortest notice. For the accommodation of persons arriving at this pla...
THEY'RE ALL DIGGING! [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
THEY'RE ALL DIGGING! BY S. S. STEELE. Mr. Smith and Mr. Spriggins, merchants of the city grand, All have left their native diggins to go digging in the sand. The soldier doffs his feather now for Feather River's shore, And majors now turn miners to drill out the yellow ore. And they 're all digging, dig dig digging. And they 're all digging for California gold. The farmer leaves his golden grain to dig for grains of gold, And his crops may get a threshing from the Dons and Indians bold. The planter leaves his carrots to dig golden carats rare. But his head may burn quite carrot-ty ere he the dust will share. For they 're all digging, &amp;c. The lawyer leaves his parchments now to parch amid the track, And leaves his suits behind him which he may want when he comes back. The surgeon leaves his bones and veins to strike the veins of gold, But he may operate in vain, and bleed himself quite cold, Where they 're all digging, &amp;c. The printer quits his types now for t...
FROM PANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
FROM PANAMA. The first two numbers of a new paper established at Panama, called the Panama Echo, have been received at San Francisco. The following paragraphs are selected from its columns : Among the passengers on board the steamship Alabama, which left New Orleans Nov. 14, we notice the arrival at this place of Hon. Bailie Peyton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Chile. Mr. P. is accompanied by an accomplished daughter, whose many amiable qualities will be a solace to him in a land of strangers. Having failed to reach here in time to procure a passage on the British steamer New Granada, which sailed on the 27th ult. he will remain in Panama until the departure of the next steamer, (the 27th inst.) when he will proceed to Valparaiso, and thence to Santiago. The steamship Alabama, 900 tons burden, Capt. J. J. Wright, sailed from New Orleans on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 5 P. M. She made the Balize by daylight, and Thursday morning she entered the Gulf ...
THE DISTURBANCE AT THE MINES. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
THE DISTURBANCE AT THE MINES. We copy the following account of the disturbances in the San Joaquin Valley, from the correspondence of the Alta California, dated Stockton, Dec. 31, 1849. It appears that a number of Americans had, at the commencement of the rainy season, selected a place on the Calaveras River, where they erected log cabins, and made preparations to winter. This was a place in which "dry blowing" for gold was carried on, last summer by Chileans or other foreigners. Soon after the Americans settled, a number of Chileans arrived, and went to work in the neighborhood ; and shortly afterwards, a public meeting was held by the Americans, and a Judge and Military Captain were elected. Notice was then given to all who were not American citizens, to leave within fifteen days. A body of Chileans still remained at their old place, about eight miles from the " lowa Log Cabins," (the American Camp) and abused and drove off three or four Americans, who attempted to dig in the neig...
From the Placer Times (Extra) of Jan. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
From the Placer Times (Extra) of Jan. 15. Tremendous South-east Storm— Overflow of the City—Great Loss of Property. A week ago last night our city experienced one of the most terrific south-east storms (not northeast as a San Francisco cotemporary has it) known in this region, which had the effect of swelling the Sacramento by Wednesday afternoon so that the water commenced running over the slough on I street at various points between First and Third streets. Before night, the water was rushing under the Zinc Building of Messrs. Montgomery &amp; Warbass, and rivers of water were coursing down Second and Third streets. On Thursday morning, the entire city, within a mile of the embarcadero, was under water with the exception of some high points on the bank of the river and on Tenth street. Very few houses escaped having water on their first floors, while many have been swept from their underpinnings by the strong current. We have heard of no loss of life, or personal injuries ...
DOINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
DOINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE. Monday, Dec. 31, 1849. An Act authorizing a loan to pay the immediate demands of the State Treasury. This bill was taken up on its third reading and passed. A Bill concerning the office of Attorney General. Passed second reading. An Act to exempt a homestead from sale in certain cases. Read second time, and laid over until Friday next. Mr. Tingley, Chalrman of the Committee on Public Buildings, reported A Bill authorizing the Secretary of State, Treasurer, Comptroller, Surveyor General, and Attorney General, to rent offices, and procure the necessary furniture. The two following bills were taken up and amended : An Act concerning the office of Treasurer. An Act concerning the office of Secretary of State. Both bills were for the present laid upon the table. Adjourned to Wednesday, at 11 A. M. Wednesday, Jan. 2d, 1850. Petition presented by Mr. Tingley, from the citizens of Sacramento City, praying for a charter for said city. The Bill concerning the office...
THE ELECTION AT SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
THE ELECTION AT SAN FRANCISCO. The successful candidates for election on the 8th inst. at San Francisco, are as follows: State Senate—David C. Broderick. Assembly—Samuel J. Clark. First Alcalde— John W. Geary. Second Alcalde — Frank Turk. Ayuntamiento or Town Council—A. J. Ellis, T. H. Green, Wm. M. Steuart, W. H. Davis, S. Brannan, J. S. Graham, F. Tilford, F. C. Gray, J. Hagan, M. Crooks, A. M. Van Nostrand, Hugh C. Murray.
MARINE JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
MARINE JOURNAL. Arrived at San Francisco, Jan. 9. — American ships Vistula, Raynes, 180 ds fm Boston, 13 passgrs ; Medford, Draya, 180 ds fm New Orleans, 8 passgrs ; Manilla, Given, 145 ds fm New York, 5 passgrs ; Alex. Coffin, Hale, 147 days from New Bedford, 11 passgrs ; Brazilian ship Aiiza, Macorda, 65 ds fm Valparaiso; Am barks Palladium, McLean, 150 ds fm New London ; Charter Oak, Smith, 167 ds fm New York, 14 passgrs ; E H Chapin, Collier, 165 ds fm Baltimore, 21 passgrs ; Palcstine, Nagle, 165 ds fm Boston ; Japan, Bigelow, 162 ds fm Boston ; Chilean bark Conception, Howes, 55 ds fm Valparaiso; Am brigs Ann, Burnham, 219 ds fm Boston, 37 passgrs ; Emma, Bailey, 164 ds fm Philadelphia; Camargo, Magonni, 157 ds fm New York. 10. — Am ship Sea Queen, Shareer, 34 ds fm Panama, 198 passgrs ; Am barks Wm Kennedy, Treadway, 46 ds fm Valparaiso, 9 passgrs ; T O Brown, Horton, 186 ds fm Bangor.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
Married, In Sacramento City, Jan. 5, 1850, by the Rev. Mr. Burnham, the Hon. Pierre B. Cornwall and Miss Georgiana Cutler, step-daughter of D. G. Whitney, Esq. This is the second marriage that has taken place in our city, and one which was celebrated with all the 'pomp and circumstance' attendant upon occasions of a similar nature in fashionable life elsewhere. Other engagements compelling us to leave at an early hour, we take this opportunity to congratulate the 'happy pair ' upon the bright and interesting prospects before them. Died, In this city, on Tuesday, 15th, Mr. Z. C. Patten, of 256 Sixteenth-st. New York. READY-MADE COFFINS constantly on hand. Also, coffins manufactured to order, by JOHN E. MARSHALL, between 2d and 3d sts. in the rear of the Placer Times office. 36 4t
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
SIERRA NEVADA HOTEL. Though round its base the rolling floods are spread, Eternal sunshine rests upon its head. The Sierra Nevada Hotel is situated on Front-st. three doors south of Sutter Hotel. Boarders taken by the day or week, and meals at all hours. ORLANDO McKNIGHT, Proprietor. N. B. — McKnight's American Hotel will be reopened as soon as the flood subsides. 36 tf ANGLE, YOUNG &amp; CO.'S EXPRESS, For the general transaction of business, conveyance of Letters, Packages and Gold Dust, between the various sections of the Mines. Sacramento City, San Francisco, New Orleans, New York, and the various sections of the United States and Europe. All orders for the purchase of Goods in San Francisco will be promptly attended to, and purchased upon the best terms, and forwarded by return of steamer ; and orders for Trunks, Chests, &amp;c. on storage, will be promptly attended to. All orders for Letters in the Post Office will be presented, and the Letters forwarded by ret...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
STEAMBOAT FOR SALE at AUCTION. On Wednesday, January 23d, 1850, alongside of the bark Eliza, in front of our store, will be sold, a steamboat, 60 feet long. 10 feet beam and 12 horse power. The above boat will he sold to the highest bidder, to close a company business, and as the sale is positive those who wish to make a great bargain would do well to attend the sale. J. B. STARR &amp; CO., Auctioneers. Terms made known the day of sale. 1t FOR SAN FRANCISCO.—The brig CHARLOTTE will sail on Tuesday next, Jan. 22, for San Francisco. For freight or passage, apply to C. H. PORTER, on board. Passage in the steerage $10 ; passengers to find themselves. Cabin passage $20, and found. 36 To Close a Co-Partnership. AUCTION. On Thursday next, January 24th, 1850, at the store of Montgomery &amp; Warbass, Zinc Building, between 1st and 2d streets on J street, will be sold without reserve, the entire stock in trade of Montgomery &amp; Warbass, for the purpose of closing th...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Placer Times — 19 January 1850
BUSINESS CARDS. J. B. OSBORN, } San Francisco. J. SHERWOOD, SAMUEL BRANNAN, } Sacramento city. S. BRANNAN &amp; CO. Wholesale dealers in general merchandise, Iumber,&amp;c Front st. corner of L. Always on hand a full stock of groceries, provisions, &amp;c. suitable for miners. The attention of the ladies is solicited to a small assortment of fancy articles in their line, as crape shawls, silks, satins, prints, &amp;c. 35tf COVILLAUD, FAJARD &amp; CO. At the old stand of Gillespie, Gerald &amp; Co. J street, between Second and Third streets. Wholesale and retail merchants and dealers in groceries, provisions, dry goods, and miners' supplies generally. 34 4t DR. JAS. PEARSON. W. A. BAKER. PEARSON &amp; BAKER, REAL ESTATE BROKERS, Dec. 1 J street, between 3d and 4th. 30 17t* AUCTION AND COMMISSION HOUSE, BY MONTGOMERY &amp; WARBASS, On J, between 1st and 2d streets, Zinc Building. Also, general dealers in all kinds of merc...