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Mtntr of the Country—.o. '-i. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
Mtntr of the Country— .\o. '-i. In our article of yesterday, we noticed the present state and prospects of the country, principally as regards its agricultural resaurces; but in whichever direction we look, signs of an improved and a more healthy state of things meet the eye. Every legitimate source of business appears to be yielding ample profits : money is becoming more plentiful : capital to a large extent is being invested in operations which are indicative of confidence in 'the permanent prosperity of the country : from almost all parts we hear favorable accounts from the miners, with the exception of those who were led off to the North after the ignis fattens of * : very rich diggings." Every one seems contented : every one seems full of hope. That portion of our population that might have formed an alloy to this general revival — those individuals whose mental constitution always leads them to look at the gloomy side of things — has fortunately been largely drafted off by the...
Auction Sales—Till* Bay. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
Auction Sales— Till* Bay. J. B. Starr &amp; Co. will sell this day at 10 o'clock A.M., at the Brick Store, on the Levee, panel doors, window glass, and assorted size scantling. Clark &amp; Milne sell, at their sales room on Front street, near M, Chili barley. American corn, Chili flour, and S. I. potatoes. A Strong Jackson Man. — The tediousness of standing in the long line at the post office is sometimes relieved by little incidents that amuse the anxious expectants. Testers day morning an old veteran of Gen. Jackson's campaigns, fired with martial ardor, patriotism and whisky, held forth in eloquent strain in praise of the old hero, giving Tom Benton and Davy Crocket an occasional notice as he went along. New Orleans. Mobile. the Mayor that fined the General, and the Creek war were very exciting themes. In one battle he described the General on his horse. He said, Gineral Jackson rode a sorrel horse, and he rode the sorrel at the head of his men. and when the inhny...
T'ae New Almadcn Mining Company. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
The New Almaden Mining Company. The New Almaden quicksilver mines, are situated in the stupendous range of mountains, bounding the southern portion of the fertile valley of Santa Clara. They are about fourteen miles distant from San Jose, the present seat of government of California. The company have expended several hundred thousand dollars in opening and working this mine. It was opened, we believe, in 1845, but it was not until two or or three years after that preparations were made to work it on an extensive and scientific scale. After careful surveys and examinations, the company seem to have formed the opinion that these mines will continue for many years to yield a large revenue. They have consequently expended heavy sums in the erection of buildings, the purchase of mining materials, horses, mules, etc. We propose, shortly, to give a correct tabular statement of the annual receipts and disbursements of the company. At present we will remark merely that the ore is of the rich...
For the Daily Union TO MEMORY-THE PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
For the Daily Union TO MEMORY-THE PRESENT. (an impromptu) Dear memory, take this hour of hours— This loveliest bud of Time's rare flowers, And weave it in a ehaplet fair. To bind thy flowing golden hair. Dear memory, keep it fresh and bright. With sweet regret and sad delight— With tears and smiles— and oh permit, No earthly stain to shadow it. And when the winter clouds of woe, Steal o'er my heart, then memory show, This purest, "loveliest, of life's hours— This fairy bloom — this flower of flowers. CYRIL. For the Daily UnioaTO A****. I would not give one smile of thine, For all the names renowned in story — I'd rather press thy lips to mine, Than wear their richest wreath of glory . I would not take a monarch's crown, For thy sweet voice, like dews distilling — I'd throw the cumbrous burden down. To meet thy warm embraces thrilling ! The golden sun, if I could coin— The silver moon and star?— at pleasure, My soul and heart with thine to join, I'd spurn as trash that heap of treasu...
BY THIS MORNINGS BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
BY THIS MORNINGS BOAT. Through Freeman &amp; Co.'s Express. The steamer New World arrived at her landing, this morning, at a quarter past 12 o'clock. There is a perfect dearth of news in the papers from below. The City Charter. — The new charter of the city of San Francisco has been amended and finally passed both branchos of the Legislature. The obnoxious clause giving the power to the Common Council has been stricken out, and the people are now elect their own officers. We are not apprized of any other amendments having been made. The section fixing the salaries remains unchanged. In Senate, on oth, the Assembly resolution, in reference to entering a nolle prosequi in certain cases, was taken up, and the question being on the adoption of the same, it was, after considerable debate, by yeas and nays, decided in the negative, as follows : Yeas — Messrs. Broderick, Van Buren, Warner — 3. Nays — Mc3srs. Cooke, Crosby, De La Guerra, Green. Lippincott, Robinson We learn through ...
IMPORTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
IMPORTATIONS . Per Suliote— 2o bbls chancaea, 42 bbls whisky. 72 bxs ;ea, 132 loaves svgar, 3 bbls cheese, !557 planks, 411 gals molasses, 4212 lbs brown sugar. SIHKI lbs j onions, 83 quintals corn. 4b7 do beans, 6041 bags white sugar, 150 tons coal, 200 bbls charcoal. Per Celt— ls cs sardines, zSO cks beer, 116 tons coel, 1700 pkgs mdz. Per Geo Washington— 2ol,ooo oranges, 200,000 cocoanuts. Per J A Thompson — 15 tons of coal, SOobags barley, Ifltf do beans, 14 bales 264 lines, 11 bdls, 289 bars iron. 40 bdls hoop iron, 493 sks flour, 10 bags cherries, 495 b.\s soap, 73 bags codec, 530 kegs wine, 100 bxs olive oil, 60 bbls arguidciit, 188 do brandy. 17 bdls leather. Per Montczuma — 439 bags beans, 99 do flour, 27 do rice, 11 bbls eggs, 30 hampers onions, 27 bxs liquors, 241 eeroons. Per Archibald Gracie — 186 carobes beans, 1200 fanagos corn, 4 do gum arabic, 4000 oranges, 4 doz chicbens, 3000 lbs onions, 2000 lbs garlic, 2 boxes chocolate, 66 hides, 20 pkgs tamarinds.
MARINE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
MARINE NEWS. PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. Arrived, April 6th. — Ship Sacramento, (Prus.) 250 ds fin Dantr.ic; ship Geo Brown, Eagan, 133 ds fin Philadelphia: ship Newton, Redmond, 146 ds fm Boston; barque Celt, Leith, 165 ds from London; barque Suliote, Moody, 45_ds fm Callao; barque J A Thopson, Scauimon, 56 ds fm Valparaiso; barque Josephine, Haley, 3 ds fm Trinidad Bay; brig Montezuma, Roberts, 43 ds fm Payta; brig Oriental. Kellan, j 26 ds fm Lahafna; schr lowa, Lurrows, 3 ds fm Trinidad Bay; schr Ann Sophia, Tuttle, 13 ds fm Oregon; schr B L Allen, Carter, 3 ds fm Trinidad Bay; sehr Geo Washington, Collins, 56 ds fm Tahiti: schr Crescent City, Edwards, 50 honrs fm Trinidad Bay.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
GENERAL NOTICES. AVlii.4 Central Committee. At aSpccial Meeting of the above committee, held April sth, 1&amp;31, reports were received from the different ward meetings held Friday Evening, April 4th, and the following gentlenipu recognised as being duly elected Delegates to the Convention to nominate candidates for the different city offices: First /('(/(/—Messrs. I). Maddox, S. 11. Meeker, V'olney Spaulding, Thos. llassom and \V. F. Prettymau. Second Ward — Messrs. Jos. A. Haincs. Dr. Bay, Wm. G. Proctor, F. Ogden and James Queen. Third Ward— Mesas. Hyer, Valentine, Peebles, Hawertb and Kenyon. Fourth Ward—Messrs. B. F. Ankony, Judge E. J. Willis, W. A. DaabielLDr. R. IL McDonald aud Capt. J. R. Ross. Fifth Ward—Messrs. C. J. Hutcbinson, G. DNagle, P. M. Randall, W. T. Moore and Gabriel M. Duvael. E. J. C. KEWEN, Chairman. A. C. MUNSON, Vice Ch'n. James Qceev, ) ~ , Joseph A. Cogswell, $ " ec - vs " np7 £5" Mr. William Blackwood, the clerk of the present City Treasurer, is...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
AMUSEMENTS. Mercantile Library Association. PROGRAMME. Readings from Shakspeare, Milton, Byron, Pope, Dryden, and many of the best American Poets, by JAMES STARK, Esq These Readings will be given on Tuesday and Thursday nights of next week, at Benton's Church, on 7th streets. They will be followed by two Lectures on the Physiology of the Nervous System, illustrated by painted diagrams. To be delivered by Dr. SALTER, OF-. ALBANY, NEW YORK. Tickcts to admit a gentleman and lady to the course. $5. Tickets can be procured at the store of Mr. Warren; at the offices of the Union, Transcript, and Times; of Judge Sackctt; at the book stores of Conner &amp; Forrest, and of the Librarian. ap3 td ITALIAN OPERA. rpilE ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY" now performing with great success at San Francisco, propose opening the PACIFIC THEATRE on TUESDAY EVENING, April Sth, and presenting the public of Sacramento City, with La Suitnamljula, Norinn, Eriiaul, and other Operas, with completc music and full...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
AUCTION SALES. BY J. B. STARR &amp; CO. AUCTIONEERS. BRICK STORE, FRONT STEERT. Will be sold at auction on TUESDAY, the 8th inst., at 10 o'clock, for account of whom it may concern, the following : 75 panel doors; 100 sash window glass, assorted glass; 10,000 feet assorted size scantling; 1 wooden cistern; Remnants of lumber, &amp;c. The above goods being balance cargoes of brigs J. W. Haven and S. Piper. — ALSO — 20 doz long handled steel shovels; 20 cases heavy brogans; 60 quarter bbls pork; 40 half do do 18 whole do do 60 quarter bbls Rio coffee: 30 boxes boxes adamantine star caudles; 20 sacks English filberts; 10,000 sup. Havana cigars; 4o boxes superior chewing tobacco; 10 bids dried apples; 50 cases claret; 50 kegs lard; 60 boxes superior soap: 30 sks new English walnuts; And a general assortment of merchandise. ap 7 J. B. STARR &amp; CO., Auct'r. j J. R. HARDENBERGH. I). V. B. HENARIE Ilardcnbergtt &amp; llenaric, LEVEE, BETWEEN K and L STREET...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS: PRICES REDUCED At G. H. Johnson's Daguerrean Gallery and FURNISHING ESTABLISHMENT. MR. JOHNSON, in returning his thanks to the generous and discriminating public for the very liberal support which has been tendered him, would most respectfully solicit a continuation of the same, at his New Rooms, No. 83 J street, Brick Row, be-, tween 3d and 4th streets, which have been fitted up in the most costly style on purpose for the business, and will rate second to none in the United States. This establishment was the first permanently located one of the kind on the Pacific, and shall remain the same as it ever has been, the best. A fine assortment of : framed cases, * ;kets, &amp;c, constantly on hand and for sale cheap Pictures taken, copied, cleaned or. »sed. Also, Views of Buildings, and persons taken after death if desired. The Trade furnished with apparatus, plated cases, chemicals, &amp;c. Also, instruction given 111 the art. The public are invited to c...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. ** TRUE DELTA DEPOT*Tchama Block, Corner of Front and J streets, Sacra.me.nxo City. ;f; JOSEPH GRANT, Agent, John It.' Ridge, Traveling Agent. rpilE True Delta is published at New Orleans, on 1 . X tho morning of the sailing of each Mail Steamer for the Pacific, and is compiled with a view to gratify j the tastes of people from every part of the world. It has had an existence of only one short year, yet its circulation in California is- three times as great as that of any other paper published in the Union. Express Riders Supplied at Home Prices. N. B. — The leading papers from every part of th» Union, on sale immediately after tho arrrral of tho mail, arrangements having been completed with Freeman &amp; Co., to express them hereafter from San Francisco at least one day in advance of the mail. tig" Legalized Gold Coin- exchanged for Gold Dust, in large or small sums, at the highest rates. mhld tf TO TRADERS AND MINERS. THE CITY MILLS, Front street, near the ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
LIST OF LETTERS REMAINING AT HOFFMAN &amp; LITTLE'S EXPRESS, Which cube foaud at the Evprexs Office of GREGORY fy CO., on Second street, beticeen Jand X, SACRAMENTO CITY— APRIL Ist, 1851. A Brown Albert De Forest Clinton 3 Adams George L Mass T Amos L 4 n y De Guire FB 2 John Q 2 Asabel L 3 Deming Byron 3 Dr H W Benjamin T 3 Derome Magalore Moses H George N Diekhuth C C Adamson Elisha 2 George S Dillard Saml Addison J F Fleming II Dix Charles Addleman Geo mo 2 Harrison Dixon Jame.s ill Alden Isaac C John T Doane Elisha Alexander Jno W Mo John A Doebler Cyrus Allen Isaac Eastman Dodge Artimus Allen Benjamin H Levi Dobb John n y wis 2 Edward C Nathaniel D Domican James Wm Tmo &amp;. ark 5 Richd Edney 4 Dorrington Jolin X William J Robt H Douglass Jas B Win 4 o ct me Thompson Dougherty Chas H Allbright G F 2 o Thos P Doud Philo John S md Vincent Dowler Benjamin F Allsip Francis 2 William n y Dulaney John F Allison Robt mv Win H 4 mass mo Dulihoun Wm H Martin S Wm Henry ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
Gorbet Wm . Hutchins John 5 Mcßurnie Stanley ? Gorton George *-' Elbridge G .'.f: McClure Geo W 3 Gorsuch : Thomas - Humphrey John mo McC Jain^ Gourley William 6 Hunt R M r.icCracken Solomon Gould Hiram 2 ■ Wm H McCulloch Dr Samuel Gonger William 3 Hyatt .Horace 2 McFadden Reuben Graham Stephen Hyneman Saml &amp; Lewis '■' „ , , ? xce * t «T^ \\ '- McFarland James ny mo 3 James W Tf r MC Gee Barzilla 2 . * . V\m ii I — J Mcllvoy Dennis D , Warren or Edwin Ingram John McKenzie Duncan 2 Grant Chester G Ing A W &amp; E C Nelson G Franklin M Inman Loren ■„,; R A u J jert 4 , r» •„!,*. o t ii t i ti'- - McKellar Alexander ; Daniel Ct 2 Ingalls John W o MC Keever James Gray Daniel* mo Ireland Thomas McKnight Robt P Thos mo Isbell Thomas 3 , McLean C C Green George mass Jackson Matthew C A 1! I I n y Q eo W T J MCMurchy Watts t• i. tlO ■ t i r at nr&gt; MCMullen Saml ill Lin ton Jl2 Jack James Mor C E M cNutt Hiram Gregory Wm &amp; George James Samuel McQuil...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 8 April 1851
Petray G W Simonds Alonzo A Tuttle Christian 3 Peters A V Simons Archibald R Chester Pierson George W 2 Skinner Jonathan Pierce Dr VV S Skeen Wm E V Picket William Skidmore James IVI Valentine Harrison Pike Thomas Skaggs Elijah Van Sickle Horatio D 2 Pine W H Slye Edwin D 2 Varney Allen 2 Pitcher William Solomon Jacob L Varnum Geo N Pickett Lewis S Smead Hiram 2 Geo W Pollok Robt Bruce Smith B F Vaughn Thos J Porter Nathan Chas H Vilder Henry A Potter Isaac H Chas F Vermillion John Pool Thomas Edward M Virgin Jesse Potter Leonard L 2 Francis L Virtrecs Alfred Saml H George Jr 2 mass r i Vincent J G Pratt George J George S Viger Bonaventura Asa George W Waldrop B W Jno J Henry C 2 Walton Wm L C T Henry T 3 Walker C A Price T G Henry J Demas Prince Frederic 3 LA Elijah Price Danl P OK Wm B 2 Pridenox Henry Robt A William ioa Protho Pinckney D 3 Wm C John or Wm Provence Albert Wm I James M Putnam Allen or Alden Wm R 2 Wallis Wm S Purdy Gilbert Wm L 3 Wallace William md Pulliam Wm M Wm ...