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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Alta California. K. G KrmHlr, 1 K |)| TO n«. J. i:. Durlv»K«N $ IM IIIJSIIi:i&gt; DULY. «,,,„,._ «I*rr Mull, $'4.1 In »iW«hm " [dlngk (oiilm, I4|r«nt«. sw nunoticos uri)M ,Dw mmntivo, sah\ \h. mi, mm. rou i. NO. •«.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
■^WADAAIS"&amp;" Co.'s EXPRESS for JjJtlNfw York, Boston. Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington. I). C, and all the principal towns in the U. States, Gold dust bought ; also forwarded and insured to any of the above places, and bills of exchange given in anv sums to suit purchasers. Gold dust and articles of vhluo received on daposjts for safe-keeping. Office on Montgomery it., between Sacramento and California sts. ALVIN ADAMS, Boston, ) VVM. B. DkNSMORE, N. Vork, } Proprietors. I). 11. HASKI.LL, San Fran. ) 4-tw IjiINE OLD SI I L Y — lust received per ? ship Louis Philippe, and for sale by the subscribers 90 cases very superior old golden sherry, eight years in bottle, to which they invite the attention of connoisseurs; also by same vessel, 2 large copper stills complete, with copper worms and patent heads; a splendid assortment of tin-ware, 25,000 Havana cigars. Also, per Queen Victoria, an invoice of books, stationery, maps, etc.; apply to j2BJ&gt; 1-:.MICKLK&a...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Vessels Advertised s£££M!i ONLY THROUGH LINE TO &lt;J?mMrtlk&lt;?* NEW YOHK, via Chngren.— The Pacifio M3anHsßsV « Mail Steamship Company's I.mii. l'\ NAMA, D. 01 Hum. Enquire, Commander, will bo patched for Pannmn, touching at the usual place*, on Friday February Mat noon. Treasure for shipment received et the company '« office on Wednesday January :*&gt;th. nuiliintil iH.nii of the 31st instnnt. This steamer will connect with the U. 8 Mail Steamer "Cherokee" 1300 ton* burthen, which vessel will lea to Chagros immediately after the panscngora ;iini treasures per Panama hate reached that place. Passage can he secured en application at the Paoife Mail Stcmnship Caapanjr*! Oflee. l.'i't m of pa.*siigo in ths Cherokee.— After saloon, 2 berths only in a state-room, ; forward cnbin, gtato-rooins, $100 ; lower cabin, $?K); steerage, including mattresses »nd lmnnl, S*&gt;"». Through bills of lading on treasure also granted. The freight on treasure from Mexic...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Ucooclg jlbucrtioclr. J4LS»»M:\\ LINK OF STEAMERS (H&lt; IMN \M A The uphndid Steam-aESBESS-.ship SARAH SANDS, 1500 tons burthen, W. C. Thompson, commander, will leave for Panama, touching nt Montrrry, San Diego, Mar.atlnn, »nd Acapulco, on or about the 1 &lt;ih of April next. This whip is unsurpassed in her cabins for convenience and comfort, and every nrrangetnrnt has hern m idi on the moat liberal jK-ak'. Tho strerago has been fitted with regard to the comfort of posw-ngers. A aenaniti tnMo will also bo Pprrnd for them. Tho Sarah Bands will bo 1..1 lowed, on "i i»houl the l!&gt;th May, by the steamship New Orleans, of 1200 tons. The above ships will run in connection with the Atlantic boats, Crescent CiJy and Kmpire City. Passage and freight, through to New York, or to she intermediate |&gt;r i s, enn be secured by application to EVERETT &amp; Co., Agonta, iron store foot Sacramrnto stnet. (Pacific News copy.) jan'J tUE?— f For P.UEBLO cIo...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Business Cards (Double Line Break) A Card -- The undersigned having completed his arrangements for the transaction of a general Auction and Commission business prepared to sell real estate. Veesels and cargoes ann tntrrh«n&lt;lis« of nil Kindo. t'fflci' in Clav street, opponit* largs wnrohonse of him h«-» r.i-.. tin iii. Fhank I.imun. |;.^ leave to refer to Jaaaen oilier, I .-'| Meilwi. Howard £ Co. Miiiiiiiin &amp; Ruckle. Mi . 1,-, ii. I'.nk.r &amp; I .&gt;. Wood worth 1 Morris, Henry M Nnglfc, Ewj. J2M \\ ••••&lt;!««&lt;■&gt; iii «v .■»!..! 1 1 - . Shipping nnd Commisoion Merchants, Clay Street Wharf, raao'i. a. WOOD* woiirn, San I iHi'ei-' -i.. rtus. a. KOMIS. New York. Kxebangeos New Yurk forsalc. (told Duit sought at highest rate*. .-tiM.i^'.' for merchandise. W. * M. air wholewlo ajrents lor Cali&amp;trnia for Sands' HsrsatMi rillii, Mriindreth .&lt; mid Motl'iitt'H I'ilU and Kellinger's Liniment.' _ jf&a...
WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 30, 1850 lImMH nf ««n I' »•« •» [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 30, 1850 lImMH nf ««n I' »•« •» Our record* of mortality show that many deaths have occurred in this city within tho past six months, and that th*&gt; increase «inco tho commencement of thft rains and inclement weather has been such m to carry a conviction to many minds, prejudicial to the general health of San Francisco. It is gratifying to knmc } however, that tin- numerous instances of disease nnd death which we havo witnessed are not attributable to local nnd permanent causes It the degree which would seem indicated, and that wo may more firmly than ever, notwithstanding tho adverse influences of g'tcknesa and suffering as at the present moment they exist in our midst—establish the truth, upon well supported theory, of tho healthiness of this locality, unimpaired even by tho hasty growth of I city, rising into tho commanding importance of a vast metropolis, and already numbering a population of over fifteen thousand. So numerous arc tho reprene...
Fnthrr I>< »<»< l< p< utenta. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Fnthrr I&gt;&lt; »&lt;» &lt; l&lt; p&lt; utenta. Sacuamento City, Jan. IS, 1856. " 7b the Editor of the Placer Times : Sir,— It will soon bo fourteen years since my attention WM first directed particularly to the Importance of constructing a railroad from the Athintic. via the South Pass, to the Pacific; ond it is a oireumsianeo of which, I own, I ted not i little proud — after having been let down by many intelligent minds as a dreaming visionary— that through my humble instrumentality was obtained from Confess, in 1838, the first appropriation ever made by government for commencing the survey of the great Atlantic and Pacific Railway. How much tin nation ail kwga— ay. ami the world lieside— would havn beafl Netictitted" had tnv project been actively prosecuted from that time to the presei'it. I h:i\c to tluiM- who t'oiiiM-rlv ridiculed it to .1. tcnuine , sim|ilv reiarkiag, for ttw information of thoat who ma\ h.nc hoii-'&gt;...
The CsllerUd hutto. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
The CsllerUd hutto. We give place to the following communication, from Mr. Botts, in consequence of having published tho lettor of Mr. KunJolph, to a portion of which Mr. 8., as the advocate of the protesting merchants, ohjects. We are reluctant to have the subject contested in our columns, but deem it no more than fair that tho protestants should be heard "by counsel" : Meturs. Editors : Will you be pood enough to insert the following remarks upnn tho b.'tter of Mr. Kdnimi'l Randolph, which appears in your paper of the loth but. I Mr. Randolph says : "Off, Hilcy justly considers the civil fund, colloctcd under his government, as the property of the State of California, and has made to the President tho strongest representations in favor of having it turned over at once to the State authorities. Ho oppresses a very confident hope that the l'ro.-iident will adopt hk MggeetioM, and ' that he will receive instructions to that effect by the Jan1 vary steamer. Should these praiaoworthy, ...
Inforinntlon Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Inforinntlon Wanted. A jrontloman of this city, well known to a majority of our reader*, recently received the subjoined letter from a name-sake in Shelliyville, Texas, of whom he never heard before and of whoso existence* he was totally ignorant. The object of the letter is to obtain information relative to this portion of California, to which the writer purposes to emigrate. Our friend it unnhlo totfurnish the required information, but at his solicitation we givo publicity to the document in hopes some philanthropic individual will respond to it, and as interesting to those who are fond of " curiosities of literature : Sm;.i.hvvii.i.e Texas Dec 2th 1849. Dear Sir permit me to ask A favor of your honor. Seeing your name among th«honorhlo eonventionisers for the purpose of making laws to Governd your Gold kingdom. I hop it will be as broad east upon the waters to bo getherd many days to come. I hop your laws may lie the most Agreable with All classes and nations of earth that may vi...
LOCAL MATTERS [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
LOCAL MATTERS Narrow Ktrnpt. — Yesterday morning whila three men' were employod in putting canvas on tho roof of n buil.l. Ing in Washington street, one of them named Roerurn in attempting to reach the ladder fell to the ground, on]? slightly injuring himself on the hoad and shoulder. Police Court.— A man named Win. It. Ravonhill, »M» M arrested yesterday for having In hi-« possession a qu.intit* of goods supposed to have beon stolen. Held for furthc examination. liimnm —A man named William Riloy was je.'tcr day arrested i; some citizens in tho act of stealing hcef Also, a man named William (toldbcck, for stealing 1,,,,.,, shoes. Hoth were remanded for trial. Mttrint nnd Fire Insurance.— lhirgoyno it Co. hay« been appointed agents for the Merchants and I'laoier&lt; Marine and Fire Insurance of New Orleans. They i n . "lire buildings of a certain character, and tho general run of merchandize shipped. This is tho first institution of the kind in the country, and wo doubt not t...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
to" At a meeting of the California Mitt mil Benefit and Joint Stock Association, held on the 28th instant, Dr. P VV. Handle, H. A Veeder, and VVm. Johnson, a commitleeappateted to draft resolution* expressive of thefr. !- in::" of the menihers of the Aseocintion toward Captain l'hilip VV. Shephcurd, master, and Geo C. Hoeg, fust mute of the, ship Aikiitums, n ported the following, which , w.-is adopted unanimously : Reeoived, That we, us an Association ,tako much plea- ; sure in retßrnlng our thanks to Captain PbJlifi W. 1 ' "i the very able and skillful manner in which m aavigaiad the ahlp Arkaneaa, from Ni-v Vmk to * ;in KianciMu ; and that we consider him, not only a worthy ihlp-maater, but alao a gentleman deeerving the confidence and respect uf any community in which he iiuy live Resolved, That Geo. C. Hoeg, as first mate of the ship Arkaneaa, on her late 'oynge from New York to San Pnnclaeo. le entitled to the thanks and baatwHhe&gt;n the AM.Hoeiati.in for the very Hut...
iit)ippinc| Jntriluiriuf [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Shipping Intelligence. PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO, JANUARY, 30. Arrived. Jan. 29 Chil sp Ann McKim, Van Pelt, 42 dys from Valparaiso. Eng bk De Grant, Eddie, 168 days from Liverpool, 10 pasgrs. Am bg Republic, Beverly, 231 dys frm Mobile, 16 pas. Am schr Honolulu, Mallagh, 9 dys frm San Pedro, 50 pasgrs. Cleared. Am bk J. G. Colley, Smith, Panama, 13 pasgrs. Am bg E. Bourne, Macy, Santa Cruz, 30 pasgrs.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
VVHOLESALE PRICES CURHENT, Or LEADING ARTICLES IN THIS MARKET. REVISED AMI CORRECTED EVERY DAT. Ale ,&gt; doz Mackerel, No. 2, I? bbl . .16.00 Barley. .".". ti^Hc Molasses average *» al 1.00 Bricks •« Mad. Wine * y uai .faB&amp;l-BO liif roes* 10.00 Do incases . r .»'- Do prime offered at. 7.7 '. 8.00 Nail* , v.-j*^ Do jerked tnoo Ib.. w §9 Oil. , sperm. ...* email@example.com Ilncon ■ •■ '" H&lt; - i&gt;o Whale ■»■»'"'• letter' prime Use l'owder,cani» doz 1 '■" 7im Brandy in cases, no Do in kegs . t &gt; lb , .• • IK^Oc held at *•" ", R Tickles t&gt; doz 12.00 Do French l&gt; ga1. 1.81X&amp;2.50 Port Wine t&gt; case. 12®16 Do American do. . ..«Xe;l.Zs I'ork, mess -W» Bnad, Chile bra. $&gt;flj. . •»» Do prime 1600 Do Am. Pilot ftflige Do c1ear. ..... .... ■• • .23-00 Do do Navy siu#c Potatoes, UodcgaVlb.-.^VJo Cattle V head, average... »25 I'ortcr 4&gt; do/ S^l'Vj! Coal, V ton.'. 40^45 Quicksilver 2^2^O...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
•Ml I. fn this ritv. on th ' 'nAfTS, «..n of M ijot K&gt;'. ni /«r &lt; 'r«ft«. &lt;&gt;t Roxhury, lUsscls vl^t^crti3ci^. ' Jj&amp; FOB SALE— TLo fine, dipper-built SSSL Chilean vessel called the ANN McKIM, measuring 600 tons, favorably known in this port, newly copper- , ed, nnd her null copper fastened up to the cunwalc, tho frame of llvo oak and locust, nnd everything In food con dition, with Inventory complete. The vessel performed the passage from Valparaiso In 43 days. For particulars sec the consigners. j3O-7» HKVMAN, PFINOSTHORN &amp; Co. "gT~For Tho SANDWICH ISLANDS.— iSSSi, The first claw bark Russell, Henry Coloman master, will Kail on Friday, Ist February. For passage apply to F. R. 1H \K(:i;. 253 Montgomery St., between Washington and Jackson streets. J3O-1* RealEstate. ALBION HOTEL.— Barnet Keesing (from Auckland, New Zealand) begs to intimate to his friends and tho public that ho has built the abovo hotel at tho corner o...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
fltutJOH salfo. MKR( ANDIM. .m.l REAL ESTATE SAI.K.H ai JKWKTT a MRI.HADO FRIDAY, February Ist, nt mi, ii full assortment of nvrrhandiw, coinprlsin; l. r &gt;o lots of provisions, breadatufl&gt;, liquors, wlno.«, cordials and fiunarics. Particular! in ratalninu &lt;&lt; on morning of sale. MONDAY, February 4, in tho Square, wrnthcr per- ' mitting. If not nt Auction room, a quantity of desirably sitiinUa lots of ground. TUESDAY, February 15th, merchandise mljb : ( \\ M .1. -HI MWtlOli. \lli Hi.... rr. HOUSE FRAMES, BLANKETS, CLOTHING, h&lt; I'm,- i Sherwood will fell FRIDAY, February Ist, «t II o'clock, nt their auction store, No. 247 Montgomery street, for account of whom it may concern, 4 houso lraim s, I2xf4 and «.'(»x3U. nil complete, with doors, windows, locks, hingr*, etc. Also, 150 pair blue and white Knglish blankets, 50 dozen woolen nocks, together with ft lot of woolen clothing, flnnnel dmwers, Bhirts, etc., worthy attention. Terms, c...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Daily Alta California — 30 January 1850
Auction Met. ltl&lt; KAMI) &gt;. lIKItIM . \ .1. &lt;!..,, r«-r. (SHERIFF'S SALBof yalaabte licnl K**J tut.- at I'uMio \ .ii. lu.' Notieo is hereby given, tha» hy virtue of ccvrral ord^m in.i executions tome directed, by and from th&lt;&gt; court of first instance la civil casts in and for th« district of San Francisco, territory of California. I '•■•!;. -1. taken and attached all tl\.- right, titl« anil interest of i,.,.r(rc S. Wanlle and Thomas Wardl« find of either of them, in all tho«« certian pieers and pur seta of land, known and dcxcrih«J »• follow*, to a&gt;lt&lt; All that piece or parr?) of land in th« town of . s an Francisco, being a portion of lot number 111,I 1 1 , the said portion afaaia lot hcinir. houmli'il as follow*, to wit : commencing nt » point eighty six foot nine inchm i«outh ofth« corner of I'm eifio street, by a linn on (lie ea«t ride of Montgomery i&gt;l. til. 'lie.' running southwardly twenty-...