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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 14 August 1847
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that I, Richard B. Mason, Colonel Ist Regiment of Dragoons, United Slates Army, and Governor of California, by virtue of authority in me yes cd, do hereby appoint Jacob R. Snyder, Land Surveyor, in the Middle Department of Upper California. Done at Monterey, the Capital of California, this the 22d day of July 1847, and the 72d of the Independence of the United States. R. B. MASON, Col. Ist Drag's, and 12-tf Governor of California. JUST RECEIVED and for Sale— 200 gallons best Cognac Brandy. 300 do Gin, 100 do New England Rum. SHELLYS &amp; MORRIS. San Francisco, August 7th. 12-tf
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 14 August 1847
ROBERT A. PARKER AT THE ADOBIE STORE. Offers for Sale on the most reasonable terms the following MERCHANDISE, received per late arrivals. DRY GOODS. Twilled Red Flannel Shirts, White Cotton do, Blankets, Moleskin Coats and Pants, Summer do do, Vests &amp; Jackets, Pea Jackets blue and green, Sattinett Pants, Blue and Brown Drills, Brown Sheeting, (narrow and wide) Bleached do, Twilled stripes, Blue check, Prints assorted colors, Brown cotton half Hose, Ladies black long Hose, Woolen half Hose. Silk and Cotton Handkerchiefs, Spool thread. Linen do assorted colors, shirt Buttons, Suspenders, Net Purses, &amp;c, &amp;c. SADDLERY &amp; HARDWARE. Side Saddles, Martingales, Bridles, Stirrups, Curb Chains, Hammers, Hatchets, Axes and Helves, Files, Mill and Monkey Wrenches, Screws assorted. Braces and Bitts, Augers assorted, Chisels assorted, Trowels, shoe Knives, spoke Shaves, Gimblels, Cork screws, hand Vices, Try squares, two foot Rules 4 fold, Frying Pan...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
THE CALIFORNIAN. Devoted to the advancement of Agriculture, the Mechanic Arts, Commerce, Health, Education, Moral, and the general Progressive Philosophy of Man. B. R. Buckelew, Publisher.] EVILS FROM IGNORANCE -- REMEDIES FROM KNOWLEDGE. [ Joseph Dockrill, Printer Vol. II. SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1847. No. 14.
[From the California Star.) THE CAPTURED TERRITORY [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
(From the California Star.) THE CAPTURED TERRITORY. (Line Break) THE SECRET INSTRUCTIONS TO OUR GENERALS AND COMMODORES. THE MILITARY ORDERS. It is with pleasure that we are this week able to place before our readers, copies of the instructory letters of the Secretaries of the War and Navy Departments to military and naval commanders of the United States, concerning territories conquered by their arms, and other matters of importance, together with copies of letters from Major Gen. Scott to Gen. Kearny, predicting as we do for these documents a welcome reception. The New York Weekly " Herald," of the 31st December, publishes, under the caption we quote, nearly a page of these "secret infractions." We however, in copying therefrom, must necessarily exclude a few of these less important " orders and instructions," but availing ourselves of all that immediately concerns our interest either by extracts or publishment in full. The first document, coming under the head of "secret instruct...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
JOB PRINTING. -- SUCH AS -- Pamphlets. I Shop Bills, Catalogues, I Bills of Exchange, Circulars, I Bills of Lading, Handbills, I Consular Blanks, Bil! Heads, I Blank Deeds. Executed with despatch at this office. (Line Break) 1st Alcalde, District of San Francisco. (Office South side of Public Square.) Office hours, from 10 to 12 A. M., and from 9 to 5 P. M. San Francisco, July 24. 10-tf (Line Break) L. W. HASTINGS ATTORNEY AND COUNCELLOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY. San Francisco, Upper California. 5-y (Line Break) WARD &amp;. SMITH. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Frank Ward, } Wm M. Smith} No. 3 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. 5-y (Line Break) JASPER O'FARRELL. Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor, ByapDoir.tmentof Col. R. B. Mason, Gov. of California. 'Office Portsmouth Square, San Francisco.) 5-gm H EXR V HUBER. GUN AND LOCK-SMITH. rth West Corner of Washington square.) San Francisco. H.H. is prepired to do all Kind of repairs on guns, locks, Sec, fit keys and make all...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
Secret Instuctions. -- A few weeks since the STAR and CALIFORNIAN were furnished with U. S. and Vera Cruz papers by the politeness of the Governor of California. We have copied from the Star in this number of our paper the secret instructions of our government to the military and naval commanders in conquered Territories of the Mexican Republic. The papers containing these instuctions were not among those received in our package.
PUBLIC SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
PUBLIC SCHOOLS. For some time past considerable anxiety has been manifested by the citizens of San Francisco for the establishment of Public Schools. ;;, This is certainly very laudable, and we are impressed.with, tbe y necessity of something being done for the juvenile part o/our population. Our neighbouring town ;oa the sea board is in this respect far.surpassing ; us. ; ., And why is-, it so ? We merely ask the question and leave the answer to be made by those acquainted more particularly with the matter. -.V;^,^;; We are anxious to promote, as far as we are able, .the cause of proper education, but in such a manner as will give the effect, intended, : and avert the evils that have grown out of an improper policy .at home. The violent political agitations in New York — the disgraceful riots in Philadelphia of a year or two ago, have been the effects of the abuse of the system, it -would eeern therefore that we should profit by the experience 1 of the f past and enter no -scheme...
■ noo 1 FROM UUlt CORRESPONDEN l [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
■ noo 1 FROM UUlt CORRESPONDEN l\ . !; ' ! ';|- J - -!i Monterey, July 28, 1847. &gt;*i Monterey i» well advancing to huep puce with the times — there are two English, and two Spanish schools open, one of the former, hag over forty scholars. ; There is a handsome school house 70 by building. Blade of stone well .squared out, two stories high ; also a, pus house rind yard, preparing each in their way for the rising generation. Choose, ye which you' will lake bays the Alcalde to the lathers of the town. " Government and private individuals 'have 'several houses building. 'Monterey and San Francisco, ;; differ much ia their mode and size of ; houses— A ■'friend of California will with pleasure admit that both will 1 in a few' years be towns of the largest" size on the North Pacific, American coast.;' There, will be no ill feelings between these two places or any. 1 others in the country ; the retarding of any one town will not advance another. There is much scope and room for m...
To the Editor of (he Calu'orni an. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
To the Editor of the Californian. Sir : -- Having seen a notice in your paper of the 26th of June last, that an attachment had been laid on my property at Sonoma, by the instigation of Mr. William Mark West, founded on a contract for three hundred dollars. I have to request that you will make it public, that Mr. West was paid in advance the sum of three hundred and nine dollars and four rials -- Consequently, was overpaid nine dollars and four rials on said contract I have the Honor to be your obt. servant. A. B. THOMPSON. Santa Barbara, July 1847. 13-m
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. Arrived Augt, 17. -- Brig Prima Vera, Stenner, from Monterey, with merchandise. Sailed Augt. 15. -- Schr. Santa Cruz, Lowe, for Santa Clara. 16th -- Ship Mount Vernon, Gibon, for the Sandwich Islands. 17th -- U. S. S. Portsmouth, Montgomery, for lower ports.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
: ;. ! NOTICE. ; " ; SnALED PiioposALs will be' received at this Oflice, until ; September 10th', for suppjyuig BARLEY for the use of the United States, in the Northern \ part of California for the ensuing year. ' , .'" &lt; / i |" L ' J ' i It is to ( be delivered in San Francisco, and it is supposed that not ■ less than 3000 bushels will be required under the contract. [\ Cash will be paid ilpon : deli very. : : . ; ■ Joseph L.FOLSOM '!°;;! . :^ % ... - f . C.i|t. &amp; Assf. QrnTr., U. S. fA. 'Quartermasters Office ,7. San Francisco, August 1 34 li 18 47. f ') 1&gt; 'il^.Q^' TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. : The undersigned purchased liom otic. Mr. Cdciiiun a league of land with a log house upon the same", situated on the Sacramento river. Mr. Cochran represented ; that he i owned the land in partnership with a Mr. Marshall, beiiig in all two leagues. . The said -Marsha was / at. the ■'.' War" at the time the purchase was made, and./ since his return lias, '...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
AT THE ADOBIE STORE. Offers for Sale on the most reasonable terms the following MERCHANDISE, received per lato arrivals. DRY GOODS. Twilled Red Flannel Shirts, White Cotton do, Blankets, Moleskin Coats and Pants, Summer do do, Vests &amp;. Jackets, Pea Jackets blue and green, Sattinett Pants, Blue and Brown Drills, Brown Sheeting, (narrow nnd wide) Bleached do, Twilled stripes, Blue check, Prints assorted colors, Brown cotton half Hose, Ladies black long Hose, Woolen half Hose. Silk and Cotton Handkerchiefs, Spool thread, Linen do assorted colors, shirt Buttons, Suspenders, Net Purses, Stc, &amp;.c, SADDLERY &amp;. HARDWARE. Side Saddles, Martingales, Bridles, Stirrups, Curb Chains, Hammers, Hatchets, Axe 3 and Helves, Files, Mill and Monkey Wrenches, Screws assorted, Braces and Bitts, Augers assorted, Chisel* assorted, Trowels, shoo Knives, spoko Shaves, Gimbleis, Cork screws, hand Vices, Try squares, two foot Rules 4 fold, Frying Pans, Gridirons, Sauspans, ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Territory of California. ) Alcaldes Court— June Term, District of Sonoma. ) 1847, Sarah E. Flint, ) vs. \ Petition for a Divorce. Isaac A. Flint. ) NOTICE. To ISAAC A. FLINT— You are hereby notified that SARAH E. FLINT, has filed in this Court a petition to be divorced from the Bond* of Matrimony, contracted with you. It is therefore ordered by this court, that you be, and appear before the Alcalde of this District, on the first Monday in September next, to answer the complaint of the said petitioner, or otherwise the same will be taken as confessed, nnd a decree of divorce granted to said petitioner accordingly, and such other and further relief to the petitioner aa the court may deem the circumstances of the case to justify. Given under my hand at office in Sonoma, this 20th day of July, 1847. LILBURN W. BOGGS. Alcaide. It is ordered that tho above notice be published six consecutive weeks in tho " California!! newspaper, published at San Francisco. By or...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 21 August 1847
; The undersigned! respectfully informs the citizens 0 California, that lip has just commenced running an EXPRESS MAIL, between San Francisco, and Fort Sacramento, and accommodating all the intermediate important places on the route. v The time of starting fro*, and ariving in, San Francisco, will be regulated to connect .with the -Government Mail, between San Francisco and San Diego. And will leave San Francisco f.vc.ry Monday morning, and Fort Sacramento every Thursday morning each week. ,f . P Letters, papers and very light packages will- be carried with safety, and dispatch. . The ! Post Office stations are, at San Francisco— B. R. Buckelew's ; Sousolito— San Rafiel — PetaUirna— Sonoma, , Bogg 's i and Scott's ; ;, Na ppa— Benicia, Roht. Semplo; Cash Creek— rFort Sacramento, Capt. J. a' ; 'Suiter. . \- : : ..-.if ..- (Charges on letters, through, 25 cents. From either, extremity. of the. lme, to Sonoma or Nappa, 12 1-2 cents; and from either extremity of the line, to any of the ...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 August 1847
CALIFORNIAN DcvoUd ,o ,Ac «l,, mnt O f AgHcLun, * Ucck.nic Art,, Cohere*, f1«,1,i, Education, Morals and ,hr gcntral l'ro g rCS!iI,r CS!il , Philosophy of Man. p. r. nucKEi.KW, Publisher ] EVILS FROM IGNORANCE — REMEDIES FROM KNOWLEDGE. [Joseph DOOEJULL, Printer. Vol. 11. SAN FRANCISCO, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, IB4T No. 15.
From Frazcr's London Magazine. A GAME OF CHESS WITH NAPOLEON. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 28 August 1847
From Frazer's London Magazine. A GAME OF CHESS WITH NAPOLEON. " I have played chess," said Wolverdenden, emphatically, " with the greatest chess-player of the century : with a far greater player than De la Bourdonnais or Des Chapelles." " And who might that be ?'* " With Napoleon Bonaparte. I have played a game of chess with Napoleon, and beaten him. Who else living can say this ?" " Chess with Bonaparte !" cried the lady of the mansion. " How droll -- how exceedingly remarkable How did he look ? -- how did it all happen ? -- what did he say ? -- were you not afraid ? How very extraordinary ! Oh, we must hear all about it ! Come tell us, there's a kind creature ! -- do, now, tell us all about it !" " When I was a petty clerk in R------ 's, the narrowness of my finances allowed me to indulge in no amusement but chess ; and, as a constant habitue of the Cafe de la Regence, I had attained a certain degree of force ; that is, to say, a first-rate player could only give me the advantage ...