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SONOMA DISTRICT – IDEA'S RANCH [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
SONOMA DISTRICT - IDEA'S RANCH Ron GOVERNOR. Sherwood, 13 I H«rn»tt, 1 MM' r. •ovtMoa. McDougfti, 1* I IRKSI. Wright, 1» I Gilbert, ' . 2 Price, 13 I STATE SENATE. Jonns Spect, 15 I AUtcni.fr H. L. Ford, 15 | 0. W. &lt; ran«, 15 Ilftlne'i Ilnnrh. OdVGRXOR. Sherwood. 16 1 LIEUT. GOVERNOR. MeDongal. 14 I CO.NORK'9. Price, 15 1 Wright, IS M-.NATE. Spect, . 15 | ASSEMBLY. . Ford, 15 1 Crane, 15 Pcorln t'ntnp. GOVERNOR. Sherwood, 18 | liurnrt »,, 1 LIEUT. OOVCRNOR. MoDougat, 19 1 CONGRESS. Wright, It 1 Price, * 6 Gilbert, , , It | AMKttBLYi G. W. Crane, 19 | No vote for State Senator. ■ . SAN DIEOO DISTRICT. GOVERNOR. Sherwood. I M | Burnett, 03 LIEUT. GOVERNOR. McDougal, 202 | Lifipitt, 83 CONGRESS. '• Price, 179 Gilbert,, 7 Wright, 175 Uodding, 7 Shannon,* ~ &gt; . 55 ' STATE SKNATK. Chamberlain, , 224 1 Temples, ' Vi Hope, • ' 57 I V ■ . ASSEMBLY. Withcrby, 174 I Scattering, 4 Uoopcr, ' 64 |
MtrnmboMt l.»» i« n«-«-. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
MtrnmboMt l.»\» i« n«-«-. We have received a communication from a corresiHindent at tho new place called Norwich City, situated at the mouth of the Vuba river, at its junction with Feather river, giving an interesting account of the first trip of the steamboat Lawrence from New York on the Pacific. We hare not room for the whole of the communication, but make use of its contents. Tho officers of the Lawrence are Captain Crosby: Frederic Clifford, Engineer. She is 82 feet long, 23 feet breadth of beam, with a double, high-pressure engine, of SJ horse power. She was put together at New York, and is well provided with berths and cabins. Her running time was twenty-two hours from New York to Norwich, against a 3^ knot current. Sho took up 26 tons of freight and 20 or 30 passengers. Tho inhabitants of that section of the country felicitato themselves upon the establishment of steam communication with the lower districts. As she approached the various stopping places on her trip her adven...
Intcmtlnff from Orrirnrt. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
Interesting from Oregon. We have received two numbers of the Oregon Spectator of Oct. 4th and 18th, published in Oregon city. This paper was the first published in the territory, and continued up to the time of the California gold discovery, when it died of the yellow fever. It was resuscitated in October last, commenced under the editorial supervision of Wilson Blair, and is issued semi-monthly, in size nearly the same as that of the Alta California. — Terms, $5.00 per annum. Gov. Lane issued his message to the Legislature of Oregon in July last, which is published in the Spectator. It occupies about four columns of that paper, and is a plain, practical sound-sense sort of an instrument, just such a one as is worthy the clear-minded and gallant Marion of Mexico. The following paragraphs are extracted from the message for the important information which they contain : "The Cnyuse nation remains unpunished for the niiisxncre at Wiiiilntpuc . but the wholo tribe will be held res|K)nwi...
Placer Intrlli-s inc. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
Placer Intrlli-s in c. The Placer. — During tho last ten day* a large amount of provisions have found their \_y v to the mines, although some teams havo boon from twelve to wixtt'on dajl on the road to the nonrest diggings, and attended with a great amount of lalior and trouble. Teams are charging from 140 to $50 a hundred for freight to Mormon Island and other places about the MUM tlistnme A number of bouts have ulno 1-et't with provisions for Yuba and Feather rivers. If this favomltle weather should .continue a few dftjl longer, we think miners at the nearer points will obtain sufficient provisions for tlw; winter. Our advices from the mines are on the whole favorable. From the streams up north we learn that many aro doing exceedingly well notwithstanding the extreme scarcity (af provisions — as high as three hundred dollars a imrnd for flour having been paid nn the Yuba. Miners are taking advantage of the favorable weather, both in fixing their winter quarters and extracting the ...
LOCAL MATTERS [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
LOCAL MATTERS (Short _____ ) Police Docket. -- Tha crim. con. of the past week or two has not been of sufficent interest to present in detailed report. There are a few cases of petit larceny, and some operations in the vrindJing line, but which are of no Importance, The Polios Docket ycatenlaj exhibit** several instance* of r»r. depravity, ,, of which km "» deed of blackout die"— a larceny of charcoal. A mutter or two of obtaining monej under Mai pretences c»mpl«to Ike category of crime. Injtutnsa,— Coughs and coMs aro extremely preralent in San Francisco, and the candy men rnu.«t candid!/ confess that they »re .loin* » very »we«U little luulness. We hope that th.-v will be ablo to benefit the sufferers, for it is really as distressing to hear a person afflicted at It is to experience the condition which compels one to • " Cough ! cough ! cough ' When i ii' weary day declines, And cough ' cough ! rough ! When the light of morning aaiaai " The Storm on Ti&lt;rs,t., V \itrbt ...
Bljipping 3ntfUigeufc. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
Shipping Intelligence. (Short Break __________ ) PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO DECEMBER 14. (Double __________ ) Arrived. Dec. 12 -- Am sp Juanna Avalina, Smiley, from Montevideo, Ward &amp; Co. Eng. bg Lalla, Woolley, 172 days from Liverpool, to E. Scott &amp; Co., 1 passenger Eng seh Peri, Webster, 233 ds fm London, 83 pass. 13 -- Am sp Penelope, Moore, 239 ds fm N. Y.13 pass. bt ep Edward, Currier, 257 days from Havre, 79 pasMngers to De Boom, Vigueaux &amp; Guion. , Ir . 1 Vi au Constantino, 212 days from Rio da Janeiro, l"» i&gt;«M«n((«r«. Kng ep Ebeueicr, Hunter, 75 days from Sidney to J. CreigTiton. . * '. Kug. bgCuthbert Young, HeuUeruon, 66 day* from Valpurvito, to K. Hcott &amp; Co. Kng bg Uuited, Taylor, 125 daja from Coqaimbo. Am Hch Angloma, Baird, 21 d* fui Lahaina. 10 ijuss. Chilean mhSea Lion, Falk, 69 days from VahiaraUo, to IfbcytoaM s Kuckel, 1 i&gt;a&amp;icnger. 13li.— Am hf C«yu^a, Itmvif, Orezoa. . '
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
Dook &amp; M Printing &lt;P*tabli*liinfnt, | WA»BIt«T.IV STRKKT, POnTSMOITII SqVARU. r»mphiru, I RIH, if FtrhHllff. f.i«nli«Biir*, mil* »l i «Hi» t (ircnlnr«, Rill Ittud*, l«ra*« l'«w|fr«, j Khun Hill.. I Handbill*. \ ntank lirt.U, VI«IM\. ill «tlVß)a«l AKD W)I»HRM &lt;\tll)s, RXCCfTKD WlTtt NKUxr.SS (\n TiKSIMICII. A *pl«ndid ajtsortment of Card »nd largo Job Type, Just received from N«w York. ' — — ■— — —^—, —^ bfB3fla vl&amp;prrtiflf&amp;. i *tt^H»K PANAMA with Di?»pntcli. — Tlio &gt; ■■rA I, vrrvf»»t sailing bnrk VMM I &lt;»\ of N. York, Captain N. llrcwer, will have Immediate dispatch for Pnniuin She can nceomniodato 25 passengers In the cabin, and 80 in the steerage. The Whit.m Is a very fast Miler, and mado ono of th.' shortest pawnirns from New \ .irk to Sin Franclico thnt has been made by any of too fleet Uihycar- Tickets to New York from Chagrca, In I the steamers of J. Hownrd A, Co.'s line, will bo furnlohnd - 'J'™; ...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
1 rinrtion Salfo. P. W.lrT^iKUUo&lt;iT&gt;rAn»U«nMr. &gt; ACKAOB SAMS.— Wo will sell thiflriar, Friday, O*c. 14, Mil o'clock, A. M., nt the km r *K &gt;m »1 own M the *"•«"&gt;. •" CMr street, ono d&lt;wr artove Jlontffonmy, (SUO packages anil lots of dt -He ami »aluablfl astaortrd mfrchnndtw, conslstlna In pnrt M rolJows, »l» : 68 muks tognno brandy now landlnri 800 catty boxes orange IVkoo tea, CO cases olite oil, 150,000 imported m-mn, 50 tierces menu beef, 180 IronbounJ carts 19 Billions each cognse brnndy, 25 boxes aduniantine enmlK r&gt;o butcs mould candles, IMcartM pilot and nnvv MM. CO bbfs whit* brnns, 200 boxes Ouftva irtitj, s 100 rnM&lt;i i MHdrln »nJ port wines, 100 doicn ilutcd turnblcrs 25 bnrrrla whiskey, 60 boxes tolmcfo.alao anenfiro 1 " '"" of fancy jmvflry, etc., toother with a Ifirict -(inmrtmrnt of poods worthy attention i snmrHcn may bo examined early on rnornlnir » if »nX 8nl« to take place rain...
[From tho Truth Toller 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
[From tho Truth Toller 1 "Matoar.**— The old wnr-«ryof the Hungarian Chiefs wm "Morimur pro tt*t Maria n&gt;*r*t," we will die for onr Kln(f, Mfttlft Thorfw," «nd w«i ottered »♦ trip Mini of h«r addre«« to the Diet of nifury. when the Hungarian Chiefs, roused to the wildest pitch of enthusiasm, drew thtir sword* from their scabbard* Ami waving them in the air, §wore with one wild ibout «nanitnou« devotion to their new aomalgn. She had previously been crown•l Queen of Hungary, with the Iron Crown of St. Stephen upon her head and ft tcimeUr girded hy her tide. The •cene with All lv attendant ciroumitanooa, h&amp;t been beautifully described by one of our American poetessei in T»r»#g worth repabllihlng. . »Tki' &lt;tnernJKln«; of Hungary/ &lt; ntifnl lookM the lady. ' • . When she wore tho Iron Crown, lJeniitifu! nt. the banquet-hall . With her ihining hnir unbOun&lt;l ; And qucenlr at the Royal Mount, An with a warrior's air, Bhe boldly waived t...
l<ate«t from fin- "Dlgglna." [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
l&lt;ate«t from fin- "Dlgglna." The late arrival from Chagres brought us the following from our epistolary agent at the mines. Like a large portion of the foreign correspondence of the press, it is vague and unsatisfactory j and we suspect that the fellow was three shoets in the wind when he put our sheet in the post office. — Noah's Times. Ranks of the Santv Claus, June 28. The gold has suddenly disappeared from the surface— J-least, ways most 1 , of it, and where wo used to got the hevvyest .weights, mi thin is picked lip but scales." Many arrive daily, egspecting a big harvest but find only a few small grains. The prcshos mettle now 'pears to be principally sittiwated about sixty feet under ground. At that depth, in a good place, a hard workin laborer may. do pretty well, if his constitootion dont cave in. There is said to be some big lumps yet at the Horaces of the mountain stremos, but as nobody has ever bin there, I am dubious whether the statement is reliable. The sun...
[From th* N>w York Herald.) Til* United Mntra Congress* [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
[From th* N&gt;w York Herald.) Til* United Mntra Congress* TH« BKNATB IN fIfIURKS. Democrats , • " 51 Whig i 2 * Free Poilert • VncanclM _^ . Total number of member* •••• CO THB HOUBK ll* riOURES. Democrai* \%* Whig* and Native*...... •"» FreeSoller* f. ••• •• To be elected • «•_•• ••••;•••• '» I\,*\ member* without the Delegate 231 The Cknrral Result In Figure*. ' • NEW CONORI ■ OLD I,'OXBRKRS. t&gt;ttSoil. .. , - Whit. Dtm. Whig. Dem. tliiig. Dem. Arkansa.: — 1 — — — 1 Alabama 2 5 — . «-..—.• 2ft Connecticut.... 1 8 — — 4 — l&gt;l»w«.re 1 — — — 1 — FloWda 1 — , — — 1 - Oeoreih 4 4—— 44 Illinois ........ 1 6 - — 16 Indiana 18 — 1 4 6 lowa — 2 — - . — 2 Maine .. 2 B — — 1 « Maryland 8 8 - — 12 ]Vlar*achuietta....B — I — , 9 — Michigan — 2 1 — — ' NowTork.'.'.'.'.' — 1 . . — — — 11 . w rork 82 1 — 1 28 II New Jersey .... 1 ■■'.• *2 U — — 22 \.-wlliiinrhire 12 1 — 2 2 North Carolina 6 8 . — ' - — 6 8 Ohio 5 10 5 — 10 10 Kentucky...... 6 4 — — ti * 4 Pennsylva...
Ttic Late Thomu Hood. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
Ttic Late Thomu Hood. - Hood was a victim of the " literary ailment.' For many years, toward the close of his life, he was laboring under disease — habitually — dying slowly and yet he wrote on. In one of the last publications to which -he gave his name as editor, Hood's Magazine," he thus humorously pointed out the pains of the literary life, in an imaginary letter from " A Subscriber :"- ; ■- '• Sir, ■— By your not coming out on the Furst, I &lt; yon dude yon arc l«do- up, being, notorua-. (or enjoyin bad helth. Pullracry, of course, like my poor Robert, for Ive had a literary branch in my own family, a periodical , one like yourself, only every Sunday, instcd of once a munth ; and as such, well knew what it was to write long-winded articles with Weekly 'lungs. Poor fellow! as I often said, ho much head work, and, nothin but head work, will make a cherubbim of you ; and so it did. Nothing but write, write, write and read, read, read ; and as .our Doctor says, it's as bad t...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
btsfltb Slbpcrt'tgeft. k*L lIIK HEALTH!] i nnd VWEAJS&amp;&amp;9ANTKST Mot II to MU YORK.-On 24th December tho ftst-iiwillnff, whito oak built «bip CLARISSA PKRKINS, Captain Goodrich, will bodispntrhed to Rratojo, with pnn^ngfrs for N«w \ ork, via the lakes of Nicaragua. This routo Is 1000 miles nearer than by Panama, and avoiding the tropics, passes through a perfectly healthy country abounding In the finest fruit*, orange*, pin. apples, melons, plantains, bananas, »c., nnd provisions of every kind. A rido of three days from Realcjo through the fino cities of Leon and Grenada, arid along the picturesque shores of lakes Leon, Marnya nnd and Nicaragua, brings the passengers to thewatcrs communicating with (lie (lull of Mexico. Pnsscnjrrra will be conducted across under the guidance of A. J. Bcgncr, Ksq., as interpreter «nd caterer, and Dr. Donaahe, or New Haven, da physician i theso gentlemen having recently arrived from Nicaragua, mule* for traveling and all needful ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 14 December 1849
Bnsintfe Cartig. .Innin Kit.ai. OF William, Exchange ' **&lt;*«* on Mont tomery •♦ . nfar Clay street. Oold Du»«t bought «nd sold. Oold Oust find Coin received on drposlt. Dilli of Exchange on MfAsrn. Corcoran A Rigg*. hankers, payable In Rottofl, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, NVtAhlngton City, St. Louis and New Orlrans. Krrkrksces— Kllsha Ri«e*. K«l.i No. «5, Wall «t., New York. Metmt. Cross, Mobnon 1 Co., M&gt;lln«, Hownrd A Co., James Blair, I C a q., San Frenclsco. Mc«r» Hmsley, Reading &amp;&gt; &lt;&gt; Jones St, Brown, Sacrnmcnto city. . '■&gt;.. .■_. 1 Itlw Iji|i|iMt, mi %1 i-i.i A'^'mfm, Attorneys and CounmTor» at Law, Clay (trect Hall, rßAiirta j. liptpit, HAM. m'aT.I.ISTKB. FRAXR TitWK. ' l-HtW» TiiontßiTl&gt;ittnii «v ( •&gt;.. Commission Merchants, fm porters of French Win* 1 , Cognacs, Brandy and other Merchandise; Sacramento street. *2-4tw Real Cgotatc. ' VALUABLE PROPERTY— The vnlunV ble 6...
[Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 17 December 1849
MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 17, 1849 \i»ih \nllon of «n»ii»«li«. The time is rapidly approaching when British j North America will bear that title no longer, i when the peo|,le of those regions will tbrow off | their allegiance to their sovereign Uueen. Victo- ( ria, and their national anthem of "Cod save, the , Queen" 1)0 replaced by "the Star Spangled Banner." It needs no seer to tell this, and he who . predicts it cannot claim to be a prophet. The people are arousing, the spirit of IJepuldicanism has i been infused by degrees into their hearts and ' they now pant for perfect freedom. Mild as may be the reign of Victoria it does not comport with i the spirit of the age— tho grasp that has it* l ages held the sceptre is daily growing more fecbl« and tho people are proclaiming their birthright to freedom. In Canada the strongest desire exists to dissever the claim which has so irksomely connected it with the mother country, but there is no desire to procure a separation vi ct armis if ...
I !•• Kail of llmiffnr)-. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 17 December 1849
I !•• Kail of llmiffnr)-. 1 ho struggle of the Hungarians for liberty has excited the undivided attention and intercut of freemen, and it* termination, m disastrous to the cause of liberty, has produced tho greatest »ym&gt; pathy forth.' oppressed inhabitant* of Hungary, who rose up, and claimed the rights and privilgos of freedom. Their struggle wan an unequal "no. though gallant and brilliant in the extreme Austria and Prussia poured down their Berried columns of pi ked troops, and, hemming her in on both sides, nhe fell in the good cause. We ex* tract from the columns of the N. 0. Picayuno tho following able and feeling article upon the sub* ject: — " O righteous Heaven 1 ore Freedom found a grave, Why slept Mm «word, omnipotent to suvo 1" Tho sad news, brought by the Niagara, of tho fall if Hungary, and the complete subjugation of the heroic Magyars, will draw forth a bitter groan from every man in this Republic. The disappointment that is everywhere felt, is rendered mo...