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Know all 'I«'ii by thc*e Present*. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 11 September 1847
Know all 'I«'ii by thc*e Present*. That I Richard B. Mason, Colonel Ist Regiment of Dmgoons U. S. Army, and Governor of California, by Virtue of Authority in me vested, do hereby appoint J. R. Sworn of Monterey, and Timothy Mirfiiy of San Ra- — ■ ~£H. Commissioners, with full power to examine into Y-^gJ^jjri-ct the alleged irregularities in the proceedings iflfcyta^^J-i of the office of the late Alcalde of :&gt;onoi vVu»hi.ii. and to settle, according to equity and *%,l«utstioiis of title to town lots sold or granted by said Nflii. .fi 5/.at jntorry, the Capitol of California, this 26th. &amp;JF.iL*4mimi 1347, and the 72d. of the Independence of TlJoTTaited Slates. R. B MASON, Col. Ist Drag's. .V aria Governor of California.
THE CALIFORNIA STAR. MARINE JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 11 September 1847
THE CALIFORNIA STAR. MARINE JOURNAL. PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVED, September 8.-- Eng. bark Janet, Dring, from Columbia River. September 10.-- The whale ship Citizen, Lansing, from N. W. Coast. 11 months out, with 1650 bbls. of oil. SAILED. September 6. -- The U. S. Frigate Independence, Lavilett, for Monterey. September 11.-- Brig Henry, Bray, for Columbia River. IN PORT. Ship Confederation, Jones. Bark Tasso, Lindsley. Sch. Julia, Selden. Brig Francisca, Mc'Clurg. Brig Prima Vera, Stenner. Barque Guypuscuana, Baca. -- Ship Evelina, Goodwin. Eng. Barque Janet, Dring. -- Whale ship Citizen, Lansing. AT SOUSOLITO. Ship Emily Morgan, Ewer, of New Bedford. Ship Copia, Taber, of New Bedford. Ship California, Fisher, of New Bedford. Bark Iris, Hines, of New London. -- Ship Euphrates, Edwards, of New Bedford.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 11 September 1847
NOTICE ADOBES made to order, for building Houses, Chimneys and Ovens, at the residence of Mr. H. Harris, above Cousins' Slaughter House, at which place a good supply will constantly be kept on hand, after the 20th of this month. Prices as usual, according to size. Further particulars. apply to GEORGE M. EVANS at Mr Harris' House September 11th 1847 36-2t
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 11 September 1847
A Snooze In a Hammock -- It was one of those steaming, stifling, sweltering hot nights in August, when every breath of air seemed like a young Sirocco, that myself and friend, having exhausted all the usual cooling expedients in the shape of ices, sherry cobblers, a lounge on the battery, coatless, collarless, and all but shirtless, that we resolved in solemn conclave assembled to ''pipe up" for the night in our hammock on the top of the house at our residence in Brooklyn. Twas a soothing idea, cooling in anticipation and delicious in the realization. By dint of our combined ingenuity, our hanging bed soon swung clear, being elevated from the roof about one foot. A long rope secured one end to a neighbor's chimney, while the other was attached to oor flue. Our position was such that we "presented a broad side view both front and rear." With all its sultriness it was a heavenly evening. The "bright empress of the night" was shedding her calm smile on all things animate and inanimate ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 11 September 1847
MELLUS &amp; HOWARD. HAVE just receired a new assortment of DRY GOODS aad GROCERIES consisting of Cloth*. Caalaeres, Pmataloea alaas of varioca kind*; I .-_:•: Priata, brawa aad wb&gt;l# cettoa; Tickia;*, BUakeas. Bme ulliii. -Ik aad eattaa Haadltfrcharf*, Stock*, aewtß2 Silks, Mesicaa Scrapes, sad Rebssss, adrer Batlisi. Hair aad Tooth Braihn. &amp;tatioaary, Ar Tea. &lt; sOar. t v. Mill ni . C«!a3&gt;bia lUar floor, Gia. Accadieau*. haaa, Ale, Loadoa Purtrr. last aad Coarse Sail, Bsfdmas. RaaKBS. Oltrrs, A r A&lt;IloUow Ware, Iraa aad Steel. Plates, Daw!*, which they after lew far Cask er Hide*. It Mwtyisssry street S»a Fraactacs, Aofwat i. 1547 £££■ FOR THE UNITED STATES. £££ THE fail &gt;*.:.-: Dark Worraa, II t~hjoa. Master, will leave &gt; v -n Fnacisco, ca or about the l-t Octo- ; ber, far Pasassa. For Baasace. hannr coed acc&lt;nn£jO' | vis.. i :.». aaa] t» Edw. F. 1-Azrr, coraer aaafam*] j &amp;...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 11 September 1847
WARD &amp; SMITH HAVE just received by recent arrivals, White &amp; Brown Cotton, Rich Prints, Muslins - - Printed &amp; Embroidered Blue Mantus,, Blue Drills, Hardware &amp; Cutlery of all kinds. Ready Made Clothing, (thick and thin, Boots &amp; Shoes, Pickles. Rum, Brandy &amp; aguadiente, Rigging of all kinds, Caa.Tass vanoo* No's. California &amp; Muscat Wines, Molasses. Floor. Pimento &amp; Pepper, Sugar &amp; Coffee, Scotch Ale (superior quality "Tennets,") Salmon, Iron, (English &amp; Russia,) Anchors, (All sizes) All of which they oner at RtJmetd P,,r,» at : « . aaa ia Hsataaaarl Street. t,.i «.n.TMn a CO, IMPORTERS i WHOLESALE DEALER* ON HAND, aa aanttmial of Dry Good* and Claßaa. ISackKailh's Fonjas, Hat*, Cap*, M..,«. A,., ' of the ear;? of the Wurros, direct In.m N » \[ FarasW low far rat i *r t-.-i-t. mare ia *•!•::--. M . aa the IWach. JXtf i:.ltlKl A. PAHaiEK. ADOIHE STORE. OFFERS for » »'...
A JOURXEYMAN PRINTER. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
A JOURNEYMAN PRINTER. At the typographical celebration in Rochester, N. Y. Mr. William A. Welles, journeyman, gave the folowing sketch of his life. He says : Ma I'auiDßjrr.— it ha* oftsn beta r:mark«ti. jimi tb» fortansa of tho member* of th* typographical profewien have been more diversified and precarious, than those of any other class of men. The change* constantly taking place in their circumstances, render them a prey to all th* vicissitudes of In--. ; The printer is an intellectual being- No c!as* of men ' in any age of the world, have given evidence of so great ! versatility of talent - universal knowledge and variety! of reading, as the body typographical. Th* biography of many printers would be both amusing and instructive. ' By way of illustrating the above declaration, I offer the ' fallowing crude, rambling recollections, of a somewhat ' adventurous journey thus far tbtough life ; not tint I would, in so doing, claim any notoriety for my many "hair breadth 'scapes,** but...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
BUSINESS CARDS BOOK &amp; JOB PRINTING, — such as — Pamphlets, Bills of Exchange, Catalogues, Shop Bills Circulars, Bills of Lading, Hand-bills, Blank Deeds, Bill Heads, &amp;c, &amp;c Executed with neatness and despatch. WARD &amp; SMITH General Commission Merchants. frmaSl Ward. ) N» 3 AUsrsaMaßl Srmcv. a Was- M- Wiiia \ Saw Fa»!Wi«« - ». l&gt;rta Catinaejwi. ; L. W. HASTINGS, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY, San Francisco, Upper California GELTSON &amp; CO., Importers and Wholesale Dealers. Store in Montgomery Street, on the Beach. SAN FRANCISCO, UPPER CALIFORNIA ROBERT A. PARKER, GENERAL COMISSION MERCHANT, AND WHOLESALE AND RETAIL STORE, ( AT THE "ADOBIE HOUSE" ) San Francisco U. C. DICKSON &amp; HAY, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MERCHANTS. *•» Fnacaca, U. C. axo Honololn. Oahn. 11. 1. 1 MELLUS &amp; HOWARD, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MERCHANTS. Store in Montgomery St, San Francisco L. EVERHART, Fashion...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
The election passed off quietly, the excitement f cbwded. all parties crid*a'Jy «&lt;-l|&lt;*aae4. aad Lie's vamw x.mt&gt;n » wihhj iriUi eac^y «*M»B»tr*t»r «f ■ — -at.!*-*! p-ojvV. Tb# aasberof vstra pt&amp;edhas "■ crftki a3 pret&amp;w "ea&amp;latiea, aad the ~&amp;Ssra«.~ «rill «bo* thai ihf elector* «rrt •aSciratJy iajprrssed- wi:h the occasion's importance. IV timed - «a.rf now coatutate tte Tcwa Aatbor* tSiea, aad a* Mrfc raSercd «*?*• '*»»« caVial dm*-* Thanday em-xg fast, (Sef t. IG&amp;.} 'We pakiaa the proceedi=js of this cwttiaf . waves a* in »fr»nf tasy b» hsilrd «* a. hsAis-rr of the aece*«ary «*■ rr^ aad decision Cat »» to foßcw, tnd which v taJcnlslfd U conduct ia safety, •'-« i&amp;la of rym*tr&gt;J^y, and «=&lt;•«* tie «iiift%rar« of a&gt; P«x&gt;3 ao. This C«ca&lt;-3 . adaairaKy ttfrd to art-wfch uapaAi»&amp;y for errry iatcrrrt — 1» *ttrsd the* t...
rntrrr^tinc frem Ihr lUuicmfios [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
rntrrr^tinc frem Ihr lUuicmfios Mr. - 1 . Craaaaa, paMißVr of t!/» pat f « artcr *" m^"j *««* of Sfarly »i iDtßihs aTJrrd at U»a fiat* «a FVs- . &lt;i»r c»ara:r!j isst, £- &lt;Jay» :ru*B ran Hall. Pr i; mvt lrara :v: v ft the rra &gt;rrzi « i !o thk coa&amp;lrr. i tHtyear will not «rt*rd n'3i*^y ■n^oas. Aa airascej Li aiaaaqr cif abcia ttrrs?y-£Te.wsjtti7 fa ttifjmfd ta' br acw m TrOrkrj** Laka, while 11 « OMBt tim ' cry ; ia aC prsbahflity at trad 150 w.:U $ froai ibr »xk of Ma- I rr*» Eiwr. Tb» backward trajrox, wHtjnnt brisk tm ri, miy Cad their raousisia r«ad olwlrj-clwl l-y tl&lt;«- *»«■»«» i'-zi m alrrady fn:c«*io*-d for th^ir &lt;«afc arnra&lt;. Mr. tirsaaaa iafc-m» «* ibal tt» aaMfMtaaai v Orrgos c-i* &lt;:il "roliia* oa :" thst «j» to th" lrth day «&gt;' \v^ ■rrra h«ndn-d aad srvraiy •;;■«» had aaa&gt; H-rt 11-'!, tod before the cxpsraiioa cf lite m— A, raA&amp;y n«re were • xptxted. Of ...
i«in (ennril. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
Town Council. City Ordinance. THURSDAY EVENING, Sept. 16th, 1847. According to notice of Judge Hyde the following persons met as Councilmen at the Alcalde's office : WM. A. LEIDESDORFF, E. P. JONES, ROBERT PARKER. W. D. M. HOWARD, WM. GLOVER, WM. CLARK. And after being duly sworn in by Judge Hyde, the Town Council was declared duly organized. Dr. Jones motioned that a committee of three be appointed to frame a code of laws for the regulation of the affairs of the town, and that the said committee report the same at the next meeting of the Council -- Passed. The following gentilmen were appointed by the Council to act as the committee. W. D. M. HOWARD, E. P. JONES, W.M. CLARK. After which the Council elected W. A. Leidesdorff as Town Treasurer, who was required to give bonds to the amount of ten thousand dollars. It was agreed by the Council that the clerk of the Alcalde's office, act as Secretary of the Board, and receive a suitable compensation for the same. As Ordenance to prevent...
[Cat Star's Ssrrsmralo <•-•-, <ua rno [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
[Cal Star's Sacramento Correspondence.] The Emigration and Oregon — The travelling backroads Congressman — TheGeneral, Colonel and Commodore — The "Pikies" — Weather — "Express mail" — U.S. Horses and U.S. Soldiers — Sub Indian Agent, his reception, &amp;c., &amp;c. Fort Sacramento, Sept. 3d 1847 Mr. Editor.—Ere this I presume you have been informed of the arrival of this year's emigration from the United States by the overland route, consisting of one lone man: he informs me that he traveled as far as Fort Hall with an Oregon company, and at that point left them and packed through with two men that left here last Spring; he saw fifteen hundred wagons on the road all for Oregon, he did not hear of a single wagon coming to Caliornia. Various reasons are assigned for their makeing this great mistake. A few very bad persons left this country last year of the Genus Horse Thief; they reported throughout the Western states, that California was a miserable country, that it ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
Head Quarters, Northern Military District. } San Francisco, California, Sept 13th, 1847. } ORDERS, } NO. 36 } It has become the sad duty of the Commanding Officer to announce the death of Lieut. Charles C. Anderson of the 7th Regiment N. Y. Volunteers, who died suddenly this morning at 10 1-2 o'clock, of a fever contracted at the Sacramento. An efficient and faithful officer, an amiable companion, and an exemplary man, his loss will be long and deeply regretted. His funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 4 1-2 P. M. at which time the procession will move from the house of Dr. E. P. Jones, where the body now lies. The proper escort for the body will be detailed and commanded by Capt. J. P. Frisbie. The precession will move in the following order. Escort Pall Bearers ... Coffin... Pall Bearers MINISTER &amp; SURGEON Co. K. N. Y. Volunteers, In two ranks left in front as mourners. Co. H., N. Y. Volunteers, In two ranks left in front as mourners. CITIZENS, Civil Authoriti...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
Stnx Anornea Puser— tt « e«ertrd by P«fe»*&gt;r IVrrc.of HavatJ rni»en:ty, that th* pJ-mrt discovered at n«rlin. U not the one wi»i'h s'iooU have b^eu seen, accofdin- to the calculation* of I^verrir r. TL.s statement W*l made, a.% w.«!.-»rn fro::i tL« Ciml«U!j«&lt; Cbrouie&gt;, at • special rolling of the Auior'.Cin Acad-wy cf Arts on ToexSsy eveuing the l&amp;li ult., aaJ v to lhi» rarport : He aanonncrd a result of his caV-ilatwjn opon ob»ervatMoa made by &gt; a:- C. Will.-r, U*q , of the Wasttn*toa^Ki Observatory, the renarkaU* f*et that tho planet known as Levernrr, the Jjcovery of which at U«rlia w*i a r«.u ;i&lt;t of r ■■■iti&gt;n» of liio »n»ih&gt; i. ■• »n whose name it I. .»r». is not the planet which an-wtrs ta thr.o cttfapatatmin, nor one which according to Leverrier'i theory »B account for the p«!nrbatloiw of I rasa* —that this is not the |&gt;!auet w!iic!i was di*ov«rej ty the Berlin ohwner. The dUm...
i Original] SEPTEMBER THY MES...SUNSHINE. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
i Original] SEPTEMBER THY MES...SUNSHINE. A.i r. \m» . v. i sii, it E. c. K. Creams ! Ices ! Ja!cps ! bev-ra^o* all .' Reviving «ir-:r v-K-'-u'.-e-'i or Rena'nrants ! Spray •sprinkling iounLt, and la. t inspiring calf— ' Itaths of N. Y. Battery, R^btneaa's or Brent's !" . Shade* of old oak* ! waanr known such weather '■ Seven Lr::;!it itii/i blnterinp, btirninj days together ! - . Pip? up. Old Co/ca* ! say not exhausted ' Is tlie ponderoca i,:£in of thy rn-!it ; Stnnmon tlxi ocean-mists, not* thou lv&gt;w roasted Are wo, and p&gt;ty t.iko on «ur sad plight. I'm with y», ••runaiii,; brook*"— oh! books etapemir, Ye tiresome, tcdioui, toiU'itne, oVj to contemplate ! Ice*fieldi and Alpine avalanchrs.gun-ghncinggtociert, Wak* tliou ia memory's refreshing store— lluw, did he ttrive I/ibj, Svl would raze ye '. A-t, funouth, ye were never ru:-&gt;/ b-fon- ! A v.l Ido envy ye, oli ! fur-dad Ew^nimaux — Ye shivarin;, shsJiing, 'habitaats of mww ! stlr np a »tomi ! call...
S'rorlamation. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 18 September 1847
Proclamation. ANY PERSON who shall, during the military occupation of this TERRITORY by the forces of the UNITED STATES, entice any sailor or other person belonging to any vessel on the coast of CALIFORNIA to desert ; or who shall aid or abet in such desertion, or who shall knowingly or conceal, or assist in concealing such deserters, shall be subject to a find not exceeding FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, and an imprisonment not exceeding sixty days. Any person offending in the matters aforesaid shall be promptle arrested and tried before any JUDGE, ALCALDE, or other civil MAGISTRATE, who may be authorised to issue warrants or try causes . It shall be the duty of all MAGISTRATES and other civil officers to use their endeavors to arrest any person offending as above, and to bring them to trial, and to restore all deserters to the vessels to which they belong. Done at Monterey, the Capitol of California, this 6th day of September 1847 and the 72d of the Independence of the United States. R. B....