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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 September 1846
FIFTY DOLLARS REWARD. Any person who shall apprehend, and bring into the town of Monterey. WM PARKS. a deserter from the serivce of the United States will be paid the above reward of fifty dollars. He is about 25 years of age, 5 feet 6 or 8 inches high, light coarse hair, which stands out from the head, ordinarily keeps his lips parted, blue eyes, white eye brows, round shoulders, tone of voice rather feeble. WM. MERVINE, Commander U.S. forces in Monterey.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 12 September 1846
NOTICE. Whereas the authorities of the United States deeming it of the first importance to maintain order and quiet, and to give security to all persons, and to prevent any riot or disturbance in the town of Monterey and its jurisdiction. An order was published prohibiting the sale or disposition of any ardent spirits. Notwithstanding the order, the sailors and soldiers of the United States, as well as persons of this place, frequently become intoxicated. It is therefore evident that persons are still indirectly disposing of liquors. It is hereby ordered that no one is to sell or dispose of any intoxicating liquors whatever, and all persons that have formerly vended liquor, and all store and shop keepers and keepers of public houses are prohibited from keeping any liquors, or wines of any kind or description in their shops or stores, so doing will be considered violation of this order, and will be looked upon with the greatest severity, and punished by forfeiture of their liquors, f...
THE WALLAWALLA IS DIA.S. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 September 1846
THE WALLAWALLA INDIANS. The following narration of the circumstances connected with the death of the young Chief, Elijah, of the wallawallas, is from the pen of Mr. White, Indian Agent, and is found in a copy of an official communication to the Secretary of War, of the U. S. Government: The most painful circumstance that has occurred lately transpired last fall at California. The Keyuse wallawallas and some of the chiefs of the Spokans, entered upon the hazardous, but grand and important enterprise, of going directly through the Indian country to California, with a view of exchanging their Beaver, Deer and Elk skins, together with their surplus horses, for meat stock. As they had to pass through an extensive country, inhabited by the savage and warlike Clamats and Chestes, where Smith, Turner, and so many other white parties had been defeated, we are at a loss to conclude whether their valor is more to be commended than their rashness of their stupendous enterprize to be censured. T...
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 September 1846
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF MONTEREY —Sept. 19th, 1846. Arrived 15th, U. S. Frigate Congress, from San Pedro, commander Stockton. French whale ship Narwal, of Havre, from north west coast, G. Radon, master, 2300 bbls oil. 17, Ship Brooklyn, of N. Y., from Bodega, with a cargo of lumber for the Sandwich Islands. Richardson master.
From the N. Oilcans Tropic, Mai/ 'I [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 September 1846
From the N. Orleans Tropic, May 7. LATE FROM TEXAS.—-We are indebted to the clerk of the Telegraph for files of papers—we have received Galveston dates to the 2nd May—the Telegraph left Galveston on Sunday 3rd instant, at noon; at 4 P. M. met steamship New York about 50 miles from Galveston — the Civilian of the 2d says, we understand that the U. S. Schr. Flirt was endeavoring to get over the bar into the Brasos Santiago: in order to co-operate more effectually in the defence of the depot and position at the mouth of the river. Capt. Sympton, of the Alert, was assisting in the object, having taken off some of the Flirt's guns, in order to reduce her draught of water. The steamer Monmouth left Friday the 1st, for Brasos Santiago, with a number of volunteers for the army under Gen. Taylor. The short time of her stay was not sufficient for many who desire to go, to get ready; but others will doubtless soon follow. General Johnson has just reached town. He is a soldier in whom our citiz...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 September 1846
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. l, R. F. Stockton, Commodore and Commander-in Chief of the Naval Forces of the United States, in the Pacific Ocean, and Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Territory of California, do by authority of the President and Congress of the United States, of North America, hereby declare all the Ports, Harbors, Bays, Outlets and Inlets on the west coast of Mexico south of San Diego to be in a state of vigorous blockade; which will be made absolute except against armed vessels of neutral nations. All neutral merchant vessels found in any of the Bays and Harbors, on said coast, on the arrival of the blockading force, will be allowed twenty days to leave. Given under my hand, on this nineteenth day of August, Anno Domino, one thousand eight hundred and forty six, at the Government House, in the Ciudad de los Angeles, the Capital of California. R. F. STOCKTON. Commodore and Commander-in-Chief of the Naval Forces of the United States in the Pacific Ocean, and Gove...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 September 1846
The narrative of the circumstances connected with the death of the young chief of the Wallawalla tribe, inserted on our first and fourth pages, will be read with profound interest at this time. It discloses a scene at which humanity shudders, such acts of cool deliberate guilt cannot escape retribution. No nation can pursue its path to prosperity and peace through crime. There should be no departure here, from that spirit of forbearance which has characterized the policy of the Untied Sates towards her indian tribes. Any such departure will be visited with the rebukes of the whole American people. We entirely mistake the principles of the present Governor General of California if he will sanction any act of wanton cruelty, by any officer or private under his command. We know he will not. The U. S. Frigate Congress, bearing the broad penant of Commodore Stockton, returned from the South on Tuesday evening the 15th inst. The Commodore was warmly greeted by his numerous friends here, a...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 19 September 1846
TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD. Twenty Dollars Reward will be given for the apprehension and delivery of WILLIAM MILLER, on board the U. S. Frigate Savannah, from which ship he is a deserter. Said Miller is about 5 feet 8 inches in height, dark complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, and is about 24 years of age. WM. MERVlNE, Commanding U. S. Forces in Monterey. JOB PRINTING:—CIRCULARS, HAND-BILLS. &amp;c. Executed with despatch at this OFFICE
Correspond tnce of the Californian. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 26 September 1846
Correspondence of the Californian. ELECTION.-- San Francisco District.— Held at Yerba Buena, Sept. 15th, 1846, for Municipal Officers. All the voters of the District assembled at Yerba Buena agreeable to proclamation; Washington A. Bartlett, Esq., as Alcalde, under John B. Montgomery, Esq., commanding Northern District of Upper California, presided at the election. Previous to the opening of the polls, the people were requested to nominate and elect four gentlemen as inspectors of the election. Don Francisco de Harro, Don Francisco Querrero, W. H. Davis, and Frank Ward, Esqs., were elected "viva voce," and then duly sworn by the presiding officer. Polls opened at 11 A. M., continued until 2 P. M.; whole number of votes polled were 96, and the following is the result. For 1st Alcalde. Washington A. Bartlett, received 66 Robert T Ridley, " 29 Nathan Spear, " 1 For 2nd Alcalde. Don Jose de Jesus Noe, received 63 Don Francisco de Harro, " 24 Scattering, 9 Treasurer. John Rose, received ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 26 September 1846
The U. S. Frigate Congress, bearing the broad penant of Commodore Stockton, sailed from here on Thursday last for San Francisco. The Savannah preceeded her on Tuesday, for the same port. These two noble ships, and the Portsmouth, will give that splendid bay quite a warlike aspect. San Francisco will yet be the most important port in California. It has in itself advantages which no other port can rival. The navies of the whole world can float securely in its sheltered waters, and then the valleys which stretch away from its strand and clothed with perpetual verdure, and the streams which roll into it are never dry. These advantages will in due time exhibit themselves in their full luxuriant force. They are now pretty well understood in the United States and this is the season the great tide of emigration sets there. Still Monterey will largely increase on its present population and business. It has the lead as a commercial emporium and will probably keep it for some time. Its course ...
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 26 September 1846
MARINE INTELLIGENCE. PORT Of MONTEREY -- Sept. 26th, 1846. Arr. 22d, Hawanian brig Keone Ana, fm St. Barbara, trading on the coast. Capt. Jeupas. 22d, American barque Moscow, Capt. Phelps, trading on the coast. Cleared, 20th, U S Store Ship Erie, Capt. Turner, for Panama. 21st, Ship Brooklyn, for Honolulu. 22d, U. S. Frigate Savannah, for San Francisco. 24th; U. S. Frigate Congress for San Francisco. 24th, barque Moscow, for San Francisco. 24th, French ship Narwal, on a cruise. PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. -- Sept. 14th, 1846. Arrived 2d, Am. barque Caroline, Halsey, 700 bbls. 14 mos. and a half out, from north-west coast. 9th, arrived Am. ship Roman, Shockley, 2600 bbls. 16 mos., 1300 this season.- north west. Am. ship Benj. Rush, T. H. Smith, 1800bbls. 11 mos. 750 this season. Am. ship Magnolia, Simmons. 1700 bbls. 14 mos. 700 this season, also, cargo of Merchandise, Am. manufacture; valued at $6000 home prices. Am. ship Parachute, Duvall, 1700 bbls, 12 mos., 1600 this season, 18,000 lb...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 26 September 1846
MUNICIPAL REGULATION Magistrate's Office, Monterey, Sept. 24th, 1846. By order of the Governor General of California, the regulation of the sale of liquors has been referred to the Municipal authorities. All shop keepers are requested to take out a license between this and the first of October. For this license they will be required to pay as formerly one dollar per month. All those who wish to sell liquor will be required to pay two per month, and enter into bonds of two hundred dollars to keep an orderly house. Any person who shall directly or indirectly without having taken out the above license will be liable to a fine of twenty dollars for the first offence, and for the second, fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the Chief Magistrate. WALTER COLTON, Chief Magistrate. REGULACION MUNICIPAL, Oficina de Magistrados, Monterey, Sept. 24th, 1846. Por orden del Gobernador General de Californio los regulaciones de la venta de licores se han transferido a las Autoridades Mudicipal...
SACRAMENTO, U.C, Sept. 19th, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 26 September 1846
SACRAMENTO, U.C, Sept. 19th, 1846. Messrs. Editors: —In the first number of the Californian you speak of the fine prospects of this land, &amp; recommend an early organization of a collonial (territorial you mean) government, and the adoption of a constitution, "wisely adopted to the condition of the country," which you invite the aid of all patriotic citizens in bringing about. The perusal of this, together with a communication in your third number, over the signature of "A Citizen," has induced me to offer some remarks in reference to the recent attempt at law making, by those at present in power, though the liberty I shall take in criticising the acts and edicts of our military magistrates, may occasion my being court-martialed for sedition. I shall speak at present only in reference to two acts, the one suppressing tipling houses, and the other that of Sunday amusements. I entirely coincide with the views of "A Citizen" on the former subject; and besides, recalling your ...