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Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 18 May 1856
Th« recent itlsapftiM u ra really tyouderful nnd moat bcnehfctt method of applying electricity for the removal from the human system, of Mercury in all its forms, iron, line, Jetd, antimony, arsenic, quinine aud all other m.t,.L minerals, ami insidious drugs, and the consequent SI'KKDY CWK of mmm mett,i . PARALYSIS, RHEUMATISM, STIFF JOINTsF PAINTERS' CIIOI.IC AND LAMB WRIST INDOLENT ULCERS, JAUNDIffc, FEVER AND VOUF WK 'ST, DISEASED LIVER, bIMSBD KIDNEYS, TIC DOIOUEOX, and ' ILL NERVOUS AFFECTIONS etc " termed aa above. The cure is almost immediate. ThWe Hatlis produce the most grutifvitur' and sensations, without shock or disagreeable disturlmnco of the fcem. Those who have been withoutlume for oni.U» or years -those who are " neither dea.l nor alive "-those wjolrel c.ld and torptd-those who know they ar,. '• f„n of mercury, iron, etc. and wish to have it "taken out" of firm-all, all-will take these Utths Ilie Ladies will hnd then of inestimable value, as in removal diseased condi...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 18 May 1856
t dr. HEnraiAjm's medical office, SAN FRANCISCO. fpM. HEINIMANN HAS REMOVED HIS MEDICAL oFl|ca to the corner of Jacksonand Montgomery street* San I rtto-co, over the Banking House of Lucas, Turner A Co and wijiere always be ready for consultation from eight o'clock m |t morning to eight o'clock in the evening. 0 HEINIMANN, who ha* practiced medicine in California wgfcrrat success since 1- ID, »nd who during his stay of five &gt;9 % m th-* mining district-, has enrned a lusting reputation Physician and Surgeon, hereby announces to friends and acquaintances, in the mines and to tlput'lic of California paatafly, that he has established him...l permanently in the above medical office in the city of San where he will g.ve his beet attention to the treat-rfj-ief all diseases, particularly those nf a chronic character, *• of li,n X ■t*"ding. or which he can effect a most thorough Fr IimiMANN knows very well that at the present time Apost flagrant abuses Hi impositions are practiced...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 18 May 1856
_ MISCELLANEOUS. rpilK INGRATITUDE OF M\N TOHIS tvi-'i i 1 i» «o ofi.n me. with i„ life MAN the finer feeling, of the hcarl are, ase, ? ~"*"' !' ruu &gt;l"-'&lt;l by •acrifiee their best days ,„", "| in ." ?! ' c who yiation of the ill, „f Xi, nl "- -columns of our press with fraudulent ami iSS. ""&gt; .inging piriins to the worth of their .&gt;«,. ,"«&gt;'"&lt;&gt;"» letters, Isn? Below we append , rZ c, '" t^ brief period sirrre, seemed destine,, ," Wk °' a collwho looked forward to hi, d.ssolutij"f. »''» mortal which only those weighed down hv the lieavv |VL j" , P f aSUr&lt;&gt; can. Contrary to hope, the ability „ f a 9k ,L, , '. v " r di„e»s. restored him lo his former health. Relieve i, ~llj' '" cl " n ''a* situation, and impelled by gratitude, he makeskn" hl "'* rribl » and remedial agent, and his statement is iiiiti,,.,,o"° i* I:"'* Notary PoWic. The demands of society y i it. publicity, and it I. given...
THE ABDICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
THE ABDICATION. My queen was crouching at my side, By love UD»ceptr«il and. brought low, Uer awful gnrb of maiJen pride AH melted into tean like mow. The mistress] of my reverent thought, WhoM! priiise wki all I atlt'd of fame, Id my close watched approval sought Protection ai from danger and blame. Her ipirit, which I loved to invest With pity f*&gt;r my poor desert. Buried its face within my breast, Like a pet fawn by hunters hurt. Sweet are the flatteries of Jove; They neither would nor do deceive. Albeit they lift our hearts above All flatteries which our hearts believe; But this of making me her lord Appear'd such passionate excess, I almost wish d her state restored, I almost wish'd »he loved rae less. I was ahash'd, aud look'd aside From honor I might not refu.«e, t'ntil I tiaw my shame was pride, Since love in love discerns all dues, And never of lesser payment speaks, But loven to love for love's solo sake, And in its orvjevt only seeks That worth which love iUelfca...
An Important Page [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
An Important Page lit CALIFOKMIA'B HISTORY In communities, a* with individuals, habit 1»&gt;---comes a meomi nature, and extended tolerance of malpractices and insalubrious social habits, fretmcntly exercises such an influence or. the body politic that the entire system would seem to lie (riven up to the control of principles in themselves subversive of both law and order. Hut in Meiety as iv the individual the vis mnhrntrir net in* i, always at work, though its operations may not Ik-. to even the keen observer, perceptible. Nature vill assert herself, and her action will be violent and wide-swecjiinir in proportion to the outrun , she has for so long a period lieen forced to endure. Through one of these self-purging crises the city of Han Francisco has just passed. For years law has been a farce, and order a mockery. The ballot-box. which should have been the means of our political purification, has lieen transformed into a filthy fountain, from which flowed corrupt legisla...
A Day of Action. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
A Day of Action. There were many signs on the night of Saturday which, to the close observer, indicated that tiie day which followed it would be un important one in lhe annals of our city's history. Still, tiie groat majority of tiie population were ignorant of the ilecds that day was to bring forth, and il was only when, will: firm tread and ijniet determined niieii. rompanies of men armed with inn-!,ets. bayonets, »nd side-arms. ap|&gt;carod in the streets, marching in the direction of the jail, that the mass of the population became aware that another Sunday was to lie employed in a similar midcrtakii;to that which eocnpied a small body of the members of the Com inittee of '01, on the memorable 24th of August in that year. A few moments were Occupied on the I'luxa in the formation ol' a storming party, and then the armetl men ami an immense tide of s|„ttators thronged the street . all rrtnrtrning in the lirection of Broadway. [t was a sight sach at occurs i M the lifetiia...
Purging the Eye of Recent Impressions. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Purging the Eye of Recent Impressions. Every one knows, (says a writer in the London RlnUler.) that ow ing to the peculiar relation that colors have to each other, it is difficult, in arranging a collection of pictures, to prevent them injuring one another ; but the fact is not "so generally familiar, that the impression produced by a color upon the eve- does not ceaSC IDimediatl !y tho eve is removed from the color." A gent'emiiii has' recently addressed v letter to Sir ('. 1.. Kastlake. directing attention to the peronptiou of color in pictures ami suggests a remedy. " Let air.one.' says the writer, - who wishes'to receive a fill Jaeasare ol enjoyment in a picture pullerv. hold in his land .1 (OMsl SsSiatssl «;/ a mill nil finf. 011 which to rest his eyOJ as he passes from one to Mother. Has his eye bniiiaati inebriated by some florid colorisl ? A draught of tho nostra! tint on his tablet will sober it down, and bring it to the full DSC of its seaaes. lias ho been contemplating a ...
Character. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Character. If you wish to Harm n judgment of a man's character, I out; ut a photographic portrait of l.im. Vanity, pride, or siiuilai liulcu.xm •. of disposition will then lie eusilv detected. If ho hnvfl such qualities, observe the cure wilh which he mast have got him-ell up to thut aasOl pf public ins|K-c. tion. Remark that woaderhsl peck-tie—il is par feet. Did he leave home in that neck-lie. an.l walk with it to the artist's, looms ' Could he walk half a mile, and preserve that neck tie in IOCS a condition.' We fear not. And vet. to the admiring stranger who sees the |&gt;ortrait. it forms part of his ordinary costume; la does that deter mined shirt collar. stifleM ol the -till: so does that extraordinary wais tt. aid the coat that hat never known a wrinkle, We need not point to the striking pattern ol hair. \,, hat ha-disturbed the position of those luxuriant locks; the] were arranged before the arti-i's loohing-g'u-s. previoas 10 the silting. Of the posture ass II -! b...
Settling a Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Settling a Bill. Mr. Thompson, proprietor of the " Atlanta House." (Atlanta, (ia..) Ls well known as a votary of eccentricities. We were highly amused bvtey at the recital of the following tat hnnge of civilities between the Doctor and a traveler, who called at the office to "settle his bill," when the Doctor happened to be behind the counter. " What do ymi charge?" asked the traveler. " Well," rct'lied the Doctor, humorously, " if we charge your bill, it w ill be a dollar, but cash down, only fifty cents." " You may charge it, then," said the fellow, coolly turning on his heel, and passing out he took his seat ill the cars. The Doctor, half amused, half angry, followed, and confronting the stranger, asked if he did not intend to pay the bill. " Certainly not —I told yon to charge it." wattle bland reply. The Doctor was non-prossed ; but placing his fore-linger for a moment thoughtfully beside his nose, " Stranger." said he, •■ when you come this way again, bring your box aud stay a...
One of the Climates. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
One of the Climates. The climate of the Khasia mountains, which lie northeast from Calcutta, and are separated by the valley of the Burrampooter river from the Himalaya range, is remarkable for the inordinate full of rain —thegreatest.it is said, which has ever lieen recorded. Mr. Yule, an Knglish gentleman, established the fact that in the single month of August, 1811. there fell 261 inches of rain, or twenty-two feet, of which twelve and a half feet fell in the space of five consecutive days. This astonishing fact is confirmed by two other Knglish travelers, who measured thirty inches of rain in twenty-four hours, and during seven months above live hundred inches. This terrific rain-fall is attributed lo lhe abruptness of the mountains which face the Hay of Bengal, and the intervening Hal swamps, two hundred miles in extent. The district of the excessive rain is exceedingly limited : and but a few degrees west, rain is said to Ik 1 almost unknown, and the winter falls of .-now sel...
Scene in a Parisian Tailor's Store. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Scene in a Parisian Tailor's Store. Tailor.— Your clothes, sir, will be sent home this evening. Gent. —Hut, my dear sir, you haven't my address or my measure. Tailor.— That's of no consequence, for the perfection of my machine renders them useless. Be kind enough to give me your baptismal name, and the thing is accomplished.
Dahlins and Pinks. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Dahlins and Pinks. I Anion?: the flowers that have excited the mania H ia-hion in our time, the Dahlia stands foremost, lit may indeed he said with truth that the Dahlia niain.i ol the nineteenth ceutiirv. though fortunately unattended by any mischievous effects, was not less general than tin- Tulipomauia by which our ancestors of the ■eveataeath century" were so ■fearfully agitated. The niolher plant wilh single dowers of ajight red hue was sent from Mexico in the year 1789, to the superintendent of the Botanic Garden at Madrid. From Spain it was transferred to the •lardin dcs plantcs in Paris, where lieing considered X botanical rarity it was cultivatad only in the grcrnhnii-e. In the same year in which the dahlia was brought to Europe from the New World, it was introduced to this country by Ijidy Bate, who procured it from Madrid. Bat owing to want of enre or jndgmcn' in the cultivation, tln-sc plants were entirely lost to our gardens until seed* were reintroduced by lady Holland...
A Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
A Warning. A few daya since, in the course of conversation with an eminent broker, who has Ikvii over forty years acquainted with the leading moneyed men of he c amiry. we ask lif he ever knew a Ischemer, vi ho acaautad money or position by fraud, continue siieressful through life, and leave a fortune at death. We walked together about three minutes in silence, when he replied " .Vof one ' I have seen men," he said. " become rich us if by magic, aud afterwards hold a high p aMoi in public estimation, not only for honor and enterprise, but even for piety, when SOOM small circuui.stuni-e. of no apparent importance, ha- led to investigations winch resulted ill disgrace and ruin." Ou Saturday we again eonversiil with him upon the -aine subject, and he slated that since our last interview he had extended his Inquiries among a large circle of acquaintances, and with one solitary exception, and that doubtful, their experience was to the sum.' oflect as his own. lie then gave a brief outlin...
A Commentary on Civilization. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
A Commentary on Civilization. Fur every live persons. Of rather more, says a Loudon paper, who died in that city, in the "year 1862, one died in a poor-house, hospital or workhouse. How many died of want aud diseases in cellars and attics, away from the public gaze, is not given. And this is the civilization of the nineteenth century in the very capital of civilization, Christianity and commerce. A\ ould savages, unpretenders as tbey are to the vaunted comities of educated minds, have suffered thus to die out one ■f every live of their fellows ? In this very London, titled dam"s and lords over thousands of laetory slaves mcc; to mourn and Bewail the fate of " poor Africa" in the I'nited States. Bat how many thousands of England's poor—freemen in name, flaxes in fact—would gladly exchange physical conditions with their" colons! brethren" in bondage in free America? Of one thing they would feel assured, that in youth and age they would be cared lor, and not turned ont to die with the ...
"Spare the rod, Spoil the Child." [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
"Spare the rod, Spoil the Child." In Dr. Dihdiu's" Hibliomnna," 1811, I find the following, to which I call your attention, as being a curious result of the dilltgence of a calculator anil lhe cruelty of a schoolmaster : " A Herman magazine recently announced the death of a schoolmaster in Hiiahia, who, for fifty-one years, had superintended a large institution with old-fashioned severity. From an average inferred by means ol recorded observations, one of the ushers had calculated that in the course of his exertions, he had I given 911,500 callings, 151,000 floggings, 'JOiMioo custodes, i:iG,(l()0 tips with the ruler. 10,200 boxes on the car, and 22,700 tasks by heart. It was farther calculated, that he made 700 boys stand on peas. 6,000 kneel on a sharp edge of wood, 2,000 wear lhe fool's cap. and 1.700 hold the rod. 1 lowvast (exclaim, the journalist) the quantity ot human misery indicted by a single perverse educator I" —Xotcs and Queries.
A Curious Bidder. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
A Curious Bidder. A ninn stepped into the auction store of Messrs. Clark &amp; Hatch, lately, (says the Boston Post.) while a sale of wine was going on, and inquired of Mr. ('lark where the wine was Aorn. Mr. C. replied, he couldn't say where it was born, but it was brought up from Ijong Wharf. " Well," responded the stranger, " can 1 bid what I please?" " Certainly," answered the auctioneer. " Then 1 will bid yon good morning." said the c 'tomer, and walked off.
Women and Men. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Women and Men. If we draw a parallel between woman and man, t is the former who gains throughout by the comlarison. A poet would say. that if Cod had made vomui! smaller than man, it was in order to finish icr more perfectly. Her superiority has no need 0 be demonstrated : it is read ut first sight on her ■osy and velvet cheeks, on her line und satiny skin, vhich is without a vestige of animal pilosity ; whilst he skin of man retuins. by its hairiness, all the diameters of the covering of a beast. (hi this ac;ount. woman alone bears in her aspect the stamp )f humanity. Man then is more animal; woman, nore Itiiititin. Man is more carnivorous ; woman nore herbivorous, and. therefore, less impure : for larillieiuaaaets is an abcration of humanity and a ■mi-return to the diet 0 f beasts. Cood sense, and wit, which is tbe gaiety of good icii-o. are essentially feminine. The Uennans call pod sense mutterwrtr —thai is. mother-wit. The Mtrance of a single clever w oman into a family, is eff...
Railroads in Massachusetts. [Newspaper Article] — Wide West — 25 May 1856
Railroads in Massachusetts. The folljwiug faet&gt; regarding eight of the princijMtl lailrouds of Massachusetts are developed by the reports to that legislature: 1. The cost of passenger transportation is 1.062 seats |xt passenger per mile. 2. The cost ■ ■:.!, irihaadiin transportation is 3.092 Statl per toll pec mile. .'l. lii passenger transportation, 941 M per cent if the receipts therefrom are absorbed iv expenses. 4. In merchandise transportation #s!) 42 jier •cut. of the receipts therefrom are absorbed in ex|&gt;en.scs. ."&gt;. The expenses of railroads are almost invariably letennined by the weight carried over the mils. For instance -lhe Barters road upon which passenger traffic predominates, is operated at an expense if S.t.iiTO per mile of the extent of the road : while the Lowell, apon which merchandise traffic predominates, is operated at an expense of 912.478. 5. The cost of renewals of iron upon railroads is SO infallible index of the magnitude ...