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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
JOB PRI NTING. SUCH AS Pamphlets, Shop Bills, Catalogues, Bills of Exchange, Circulars, rf . Bills of Lading, Handbills, Consukr Blanks, Bill Heads, Blank Deeds. Executed with despatch at this office. , WARD &amp; SMITH. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS. Frank Ward, ) JVo. 3 Montgomery Street, San Wm. M. Smith. ) Francisco. 5-y L. TV. HASTI.VG S. ATTORNEY AND COUNCELLOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY. San Francisco, Upper California. 5-y Ist Alcalde, District of San Francisco. (Office South side of Public Square.) Office hours, from 10 to li A.M., and from 2 to 5 P. M. San Francisco, July 24. 10-tf ""jasper otarrkll. Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor, By apoointment of Col. R. B. Mason, Gov. of California. (Office Portsmouth Square, San Francisco.) 5-6 m H E.VR V nUBER7~ GU N AND LOCK-SMITH. 'North West Corner of Washington square.) San Francisco. HH is prepared to do all Kind of repairs on guns, locks, &amp;.c . 6t keys and make all kinds of light work in Iron or Stee...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
FOR THE UNITED STATES. The fast Sailing Bark WHITON, R. Gelston, Master, will leave San Francisco, on or about the Ist Oct. for Panama. For passage, having good accommodations, apply to EDW. F. FOLGKR, corner Montgomery and Washington Streets, San Francisco. No passage secured until paid for. N. B. — A few Steerage passengers can be accommodated. io. m FOR SALE. A large FARM, with about 3,000 head of Cattle and 150 Horses and Mares, &amp;c, &amp;.c. Situated in the centre of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by the Juba, Feather and Huntkut Rivers and the California Mountains. For further particulars inquire of H. CORDUA. 'S-m Rancho New Mecklenburg. JUST RECEIVED and for Sale— 200 gallons best Cognac Brandy. 300 do Gin, 100 do New England Rum. SHELLY fy.YORRIS. San Francisco, August 7tb. 12-tf notice!"" All persons indebted to the Bark Moscow, or Ship' Sterling, are requested to setUe their accounts with the subscribers previous to November Ist. of the present yenr....
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
Robert Gordon, Esq., assumes the editorial duties of this Journal, commencing with the next publication. ----------000---------- The issue of the Californian will be changed to WEDNESDAY, commencing with the next number (17 -- September 8th.) This will give to those who patronise both tho Star and Californian, the advantage of a semiweekly issue, whicii cannot but prove beneficial to the interest of the community generally. ----------000---------- Town Council. -- It will be seen in the present number of our paper that the Alcalde has issued an order for an election of stx town councilman, by authority of his excellency the Governor. The election to be held at the Alcalde's office on Monday the 13th inst., between tho hours of 12 and 2 oclock. This is very proper ; the town has long felt the want of an efficient power to attend to various matters connected with its interests. It is of the utmost importance that the very best men should be selected to fill this responsible situation ...
(official.) Head Quarters, 10th Mii.itakv Dep't. / [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
(official.) Head Quarters, 10th Military Dep't. Monterey, California, July 15th 1847 Monterey, California* July 15th 1847. S Sir : — There is wanted in San Francisco an efficient Town Government, moreso than is in the power of an Alcalde alone to put in force. There may soon be expected a large number of Whalers in your Bay, and a large increase of your population by the arrival of immigrants. It is therefore highly necessary that you should at an early day have an efficient Town Police, proper town laws; town officers &amp; c., for enforcement of the laws; for the preservation of order, and for the proper protection of persons and property. I therefore desire that you call a town meeting for the election of six persons, who, when elected, shall constitute the Town Council, and who, in conjunction with the Alcalde shall constitute the town Authorities until the end of the year 1848. All the principal laws and regulations will be framed by the Council but executed by the Alca...
STATISTICS OF SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
STATISTICS OF SAN FRANCISCO. The town of San Francisco, (Yerba Buena,) is situated on the west side of the great Bay of the same name, and on the northern point of the Peninsula which lies between the southern portion of the Bay and the Pacific Ocean. It is about four miles from the narrows or straits by which you enter the Bay from the sea. The immediate site of the present town is an indentation or cove in the western shore of the Bay, directly in front of which, and at the distance of about two miles, Iies a large island called Yerba Buena Island. From the water's, edge the land rises gradually for more than half a mile to the west, and southwest, until it terminates in a range of hills of five hundred feet in height at the back of the town. To the north of the town if an immense bluff, (or rather, three in one,) more than five hundred feet high, which comes down to the water's edge with precipitous sides of from twenty to one hundred feet in height. In front of this bluff is the...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
(CIRCULAR) TO ALCALDES AND OTHER CIVIL OFFICERS. WHEREAS, the Government of the United States being desirous to secure to the Californians the full enjoyment of their religion and religious priviledges, and the President of the United States having made it obligatory upon all authorities here to abstain from interfering with any of their church rights or customs, and whereas the rules of their church and (it is said) also their civil laws, forbid any but their own Priests from uniting members of their own church in marriage. I therefore direct during the existing state of affairs, no Alcalde or other civil officer will perform the marriage ceremony in any case where either of the parties are members of the Catholic church in California. Done at Monterey, the Capital of California, this 23d day of August, A. D., 1847, and the 72d of the Independence of the United Btates. R. B. MASON, Col. Ist Drag's. 16-c and gov. of California. KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that I Richard B. Mason...
For the Cahfcrnian DEATH OF MAJOR CLOUD. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
For the Cahfcrnian DEATH OF MAJOR CLOUD. JV&gt;ne leneic him but to love him, JSTone named him but to praise. — Tl.yli.kcb". I huvo known the deceased for the last live years. A simple acquaintance ut first, changed into intimacy ami \then ripened into friendship. \q ilie acquaintance I tvi« charmed with his gentleness ; in the intimacy with ibe purity of bis heart uud tho simplicity and truthfulness oi his character, and in the friendship, with lii.i generosity and tteadfaat devotion. I found in him all the qitaUtict of a true friend and I shall never nsk a better. Those whose knowledgo extends, but to a brief ucquatntunce, do not, cannot appreciate him. ilia were the qualities which adorn human nature ; he was kind generous and social and won the esteem ol all whocuimi withir. the .sphere of his influence. All were his fi iendw But there were some who had stirred tho deep fount of sympathy slumbering in his hosoin and behuld in its depths and purity all that can be admired...
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. Arrived -- September 1st. Brig Everline, S. T. Goodwin, from Boston 28th Jan. last, and 27 days from Honolulu, S. I. sailed -- August 28th. Bark Georgiana, for the Sandwich Islands and Valparaiso. 31st --Schooner Santa Cruz, Lowe, for Santa Cruz and Sandwich Islands. Sept. 1st -- Chillian ship Confederacion, Jones, for lower ports.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
OBITUARY. Died on Sunday morning the 29th of August last, Lucretia, daughter of Stephen ajid Elizabeth Harris of this place, aged 2 years and 2 months. (New York papers please copy.) BUILDING LOTS FOR SALE. I will sell sixty feet front, and one hundred a:ul thirty six-feet deep (30 by 136 English measure) of my building lot on Montgomery street, Town of San Francisco . It commences at the lot occupied by Messers. Ward &amp; Smith, running sixty feet on Montgomery street, and fifty varas towards Portsmoth square. It has been private property several years, from a grant to a Californian from the authorities of the town by a superior decree of the departmental government, and is free from the common conditions exacted on town lots. Proposals naming the price will be received until October for the sixty or thirty feet in front. THOMAS O. LARKIN. Monterey, August 23rd, 1847. 16-m BEEF &amp; PORK One hundred and severity-five barrels of Beef &amp; Pork of very supe...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
ROBT. 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, Blan kets, 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, shin Buttons, Suspenders, Net Purses, &amp;c. &amp;c, SADDLERY &amp; HARDWARE. Side Saddles, Martingales, Bridies, Stirrups, Curb Chains, Hammers, Hatchets, Axes and ; Helves, Files, Mill and Monkey Wrenches, Screws assorted. Braced and Bitts, Augers assorted,. Chisels, assorted, Trowels shoo Knives, spoke Shaves, Gimblcts, Cork screws, hand Vices, Try squares, two foot Rules 4: fold, Frying...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 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 Bonds of Matrimony, contracted with you. It is then-fore 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; and a decree of divorce granted to petitioner accordingly, and such other and further relief to the petitioner as 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. .■•: ■; :,i'j [A/ ; • ? LILBURN W. BOGGS. , Alcalde. It is ordered that the above notice be published six consecutive weeks id the '• Cnlifornian" newspaper, publishe...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 4 September 1847
EXPRESS MAIL The undersigned respectfully informs the citizens of California, that he has just commenced running an EXPRESS MAIL, between San Francisco, and Fort Sacramento, and accommodating all the intermediate important places on the route. The time of starting from 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 every Monday morning, and Fort Sacramento every Thursday morning of each week. Letters, papers and very light packages will be carried with safety and dispatch. The Post Office stations are, nt San Francisco— . B. R. Buckelew's; Sousolito — San Rafiel — Petaloma— Sonoma, Bogg's and Scott's ; Nappa — Benicia, Robt. Scmple ; Cash Creek — Fort Sacramento, Capt. J. A Sutter. Charges on letters, through, 25 cents. From either extremity ofthe line, to Sonoma or Nappa, 12 1-2 cents' and from either extremity of the line, to any of the intermediate places^ IB 3-4 cents, and 6 ...
CALIFORNIAN [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 8 September 1847
CALIFORNIAN Devoted to the advancement of Agriculture, the Mechanic Arts, Health, Education, Morals and the general Progressive Philosophy of Man. B. R, BUCKLEY, Publisher.] EVILS FRPM IGNORANCE ---- REMEDIES FROM KNOWLEDGE. JOSEPH DOCKRILL, Printer. Vol. II. PAN FRANCISCO, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMIiI.R 8, !Hi. No. 17
From f'i(i:n'9 Loiidon Magazine. A GAME OF CHESS WITH NAPOLEON. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 8 September 1847
From Frazer's London Magazine. A GAME OF CHESS WITH NAPOLEON. (Continued.) Schmidt was the slowest chess-player I have ever seen. Me has been known to sit three-quarters of an hour over a move, his head covered by his hands; and then to be discovered fast asleep! ln everything he was the same. Correct as the sun ; but a slow sort of person for all that. Schmidt was the kind of man who, meeting you in a pouring rain; says, "What a wet day this is ! " A wholesale dealer in prosy truisms, and nothing brighter ; and yet covered all over with a portly assumption of consequence, which famously dusted the eyes of the vulgar. I had ever been a judge of physiognomy, and knew my man. How: many Schmidts' there are in the world ! Excuse my thus moralizing at the dinner table, if only for its novelty. .Hid you v "' ="•«■• a conjurer at n fair, showing oil' | tricks upon the card* : He sit riffles the pack beneath your very iioisri its he °&gt; offers them in detail:; but while yon vainly...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 8 September 1847
BUSINESS CARDS. JOB PRINTING. SUCH AS Pamphlets, Shop Bills, Catalogues, Bills of Exchange,Circulars, Bills of Lading Handbills, Consular Blanks, Bill Heads, Blank Deeds. Executed with despatch at this office. WARD &amp;SMITH. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Frank Ward, ) No. 3 Montgomery Street. San Wm. M: Smith: ) Francisco. 5-v L. W. HASTINGS. ATTORNEY AND COUNCELLOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY. San Francisco, Upper California: 1st Alcalde, District of San Francisco. (Office South side of Public Square.) Office hours, from 10 to 12 A. M., and from 2 to 5 P. M. San Francisco, July 24. JASPER O'FARRELL Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor. By appointment of Col. R.B. Mason, Gov. of California. (Office Portsmouth Square, San Francisco.) HENRY HUBER GUN AND LOCKSMITH (North West Corner of Washington square.) San Francisco: is prepared to do all kinds of repairs on guns, locks, &amp;c, fit keys and make all kinds of light work in Iron or Steel. LORING &amp; CO....