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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 15 September 1847
PUBLIC AUCTION. On SATURDAY next at TEN o'clock, A. M. at the Yard in front of Messrs. Mellus and Howard's Store. For account of whom it may consern, all the materials belonging to the Bark Moscow (condemned at San Diego) consisting of, A -- Lot of Sails, partly new, Heavy and Light Lower, Topsail and Topgallant Yards, Topmasts, Spare Spars -- Standing and Running Rigging, Patent Truses, Blocks, Two Bow Anchors and Chains, Lot of Iron, one Capstan, one Booby Hatch, A Quantity of Salt Provisions and Stores -- part of a barrel of Bright Varnish &amp;c. &amp;c. Terms Cash. W. D. PHELPS, Agent. San Francisco, Sept. 14th . 18-c (Line Break) Single copies of the Californian can be had at the office. Price 12 1-2 cents.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 15 September 1847
JUST RECEIVED, per Brig " Euphomia," and for Sale by W. H. DAVIS, (at the old stand) No. 2, Montgomery street, a general assortment of Dry Goods, Groceries, Crockery, Tinware and Hardware, for Sale low for Cash or approved credit. Window Glass, 8 x 10, 6 x 13 and 10 x M ; Billiard Balls, Children's Shoes, Mill Saws and a generul assortment of Carpenters Tools. WM. H. DAVIS. San Francisco, July 10, 1847. 8-tf BROWN'S HOTEL. The Subscriber returns his most sincere thanks for the liberal patronage he has received, and hopes to merit a continuance of the public fuvors, by an assiduous attention to business. His bar is furnished with the best of LIQUORS, and his table with tho best the market can afford. His rooms are as well furnished as the circumstances of the country will admit. No pains shall be spared to make his visitors comfortable. J. H. BROWN, San Francisco, May 22, 1847. 1-tf. FOR SALE. A splendid RANCH, known as the property of Don Jose Joaquin Gomez, situated thirty miles fr...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 15 September 1847
BEEF &amp;. PORK One hundred and seventy-five barrels of Beef &amp;. Pork of very superior quality just received from the United States and for sale by ROBERT A. PARKER. Sun Francisco, August 4, 1847. 16-tf BUILDING LOTS FOR SALE. I will sell sixty feet front, and one hundred and thirty lix-fffli deep (00 by 13G English measure) of my building lot on Montgomery street, Town of &lt;San Franchco. It "commences at the lot occupied by MtfM«ft. Ward &amp;. Smith, running six'y feet on Montgomery street, and lift y vuras towards Portsmoth square. It has been private property several years, from n grnnt to a Califorman 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 prici will be received until October lor the sixty or thirty feel in front. THOMAS O.LARKIN. Monterey, August 23rd, 1847. 16-rn NOTICE. All persons indebted to the Bark Moscow, ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 15 September 1847
LOST. Some where in town, one day last week, 4 Silver pen cil Cases, each having a gold pen attached. A libera reward will be given the finder, by leaving them at this Office. September 8th, 1847. 17-m MELLUS &amp;. HOWARD have just received one hundred and sixty barrels of Boston BEEF &amp;. PORK, for sale in lots to suit purchasers. San Francisco, August 4, 1847. 16-tf JUST RECEIVED and for Sale— 200 gallons best Cognac Brandy. 300 do Gin, 100 do New England Rum. SHELLY &amp; NORRIS San Francisco, August 7th. 12-tf The undersigned will attend to such Surveys as may be entrusted to his care, for $4 per mile for horizontal lines ; establishing corners $1, for recording, copies of filed notes, executing maps, &amp;c, the accustomary prices. Twenty-five per cent discount for cash down. Letters addressed W. B. Ide, Sonoma, U. C, will meet attention. WILLIAM B IDE. Land Surveyor, in and for the Northern Department, U. C. Sonoma, July 1847. 10-tf MELLUS &a...
From Frasn's London Magazine. A GAME OK CHESS WITH NAPOLEON [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
From Frazer's London Magazine. A GAME OF CHESS WITH NAPOLEON (Concluded.) ' Leave London by Westminster, and hand in this note as you puss Downing street; (of course you know London,) to be delivered us, early tv possible. Lord 9~ cornea punctually to business jit nine o'chttk, B.tt«l will find it on his desk. It is ri ht that I should briefly acquaint his lordship with the outbreak of Napoleon.' ' Hui, 1 remarked I, .(child as I Was compared with R -,) would you not ruler my leaving it at bis l.irdship's private i-es4(iui4Ce ;in 1 winch case be will. get it at least two hours sooner ? 'Content yourself voting man;? returned the chief, with a gi mi smile; obey orders without reasoning upon them. Ahem ! he might not like to be disturbed so earIf. Resides • how d.» we know that be is at home f There : I date my envoi. ' half-past five., a. m., Can man do more ? And now away, sir. We shall soon meet again. Return by Calais. * The Bdulouhaismi"hi lay hold of you. ° 'Hut allow me to rema...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
FJOB PRINTING. i — seen as — P.impblets, . sitopßill.v Catalogue.^ Bills of Exchange, Circular^, Bills of Lading, Handbills, Consular Blanks, Bill Head-, Blank Deeds. Executed teiik despatch at this office. WARD &amp; SMITH. GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Frank Ward. &gt; .Yj. 3 .Montgomery Street, Sin \\ in. M. Smith. \ Francisco. 5-y L. W. lids Ti.rc S. ATTOUXET A.:CD CQUXCEI-LOR AT LAW, AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY. San Francisco, Upper California. 5-y Ist Alcalde, District of San Francisco. (O.H:e South side of Public Square:) O.Ti •" hours, from 10 tn IL2l L 2 A. M., and from 2tosP. M. San Francisco, July 24. 10-tf KJASPEit OTARRELL. Civii Engineer and L,nnd Surveyor^ C; appoint uient of Col. R. B. Mason, Gov. of California. (Office Portsmouth Square, San Francisco.) 5-6 m j JM LORING 4- CO. SHIP CHANDLERY, HARDWARE, Sec. iHSHBH : ■-■■'■" VALPARAISO. . . A.2 n&lt;*y. and Commission business attended to, ; ■ M &gt;uey advanced to Whale Ships for Draft...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
As Americans, residing in a conquered Territory, our situation is a peculiar one. We are here by the rtight of the strong arm. We have no law for our protection, but the efficient law of military authority. Our election, a few days since, was not the fiat of the people, but the favor of the Governor. This may seem an evil to those who, occasionally, have been made to understand that they were an essential unit in the aggregate of a popular election. It is a check to those who would declaim loudest about popular rights, or to those who would stoop lowest to bask in the sunshine of popular favor. In the history of our government, we have no precedent of the situation as citizens that we exhibit today. We have been so accustomed, from childhood, to hear of administrations overthrown, abuses corrected, law-makers appointed by the ballot box, that we scarce believe in the virtue of anything else. When California shall become the property ofthe United States, either by treaty or purchase,...
For the. Califarninn. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
For the. Califarninn. What are the duties of the Town Council ? This is a question which very naturally suggests itself to those interested in the future welfare of San Francisco. The result of the late election has been a satisfactory one to nil parties, and lb« : electors look with confidence to i;J Council for tho passage such laws and measures as will best benefit their town. "With them rests the responsibility of passing such.enactments,. will do aw ay with all that could impair tho future prosperity ofap,,, t destined to be the first in the Pacific. There has been a large amount of money receircd into the Treasury, from the sale of town as well a? beach and water lots. The exact sum is as yet unknown. \% it is customary in all town as well as city council for the Treasurers to make frequent reports as to the 3t(&amp; of the finances, the nature of the. expenditures, &amp;c., &amp; we had a right to expect ours would do the same, 1 tinfirst "sitting of c...
INTERESTING FROM THE EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
INTERESTING FROM THE EMIGRATION. Mr. S. Brannan, publisher of this paper after an absence of nearly six months, arrived at this place on Friday morning last, 28 days from Fort Hall. By him we learn that the emigration to this country, this year will not exceed ninety waggons. An advance company of about twenty-five waggons, is supposed to be now on Truckey's Lake, while the most tardive, are in all probability at least 150 miles from the sink of Mary's River. The backward waggons, without brisk travel, may find their mountain road obstructed by the snows, fear is already entertained for their safe arrival. Mr. Brannan informs us that the emigration to Oregon was still "rolling on;" that up to the 18th day of Aug., seven hundred and seventy waggons had passed Fort Hall, and before the expiration of the month, many more were expected. Of the "Mormon emigration," there had arrived at the great Salt Lake, up to August 7th, 480 souls. This body, for the most part males, is but an advance...
TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
TOWN COUNCIL. Thursday Evening, Sept. 16, 1847. According to notice of Judge Hyde, the following persons met as Councilmen at the Alcalde's office : Win. A Leidesdorff -- E. P. Jones -- Robt. A. Parker -- W. D. M. Howard -- William Glover and William S. Clark. And after being duly sworn in by Judge Hyde, the Town Council was declared organized. Dr. Jones, motioned that a committee of three be appointed to form 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 gentlemen were then appointed by the Council to act as the committee : -- Wrn. D. M. Howard -- E. P. Jones -- W. S. 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 Council, and receive a suitable compensation for the same. A...
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVED. Sept. 16th—Ship Vesper, Clark, of New Bedford, 12 months out, with 1,400 bbls. oil. Sept. 21st—Brig Mary Ann, Paty, from Santa Cruz. SAILED. Sept. 20th—Ship Euphrates, Edwards, of New Bedford on a cruize. Sept. 20th—Ship Confederacion, Jones, for San Pedro, B. S. Lippincott, Esq., passenger. Sept. 20th—Ship Charles Drew, Coffin, New Bedford, Sept. 21st—Whale ship Citizen, Lansing AT SOUSOLITO. Bark Iris, Hines, of New London. Ship Covington, Duval, Warren R. I., 1.000 bbls. oil. Ship Bowditch; Borden, Warren R. I., 1,000 bbls. oil. Ship Magnolia, Simmons, New Bedford, with 3,500 bbls. oil. Brig Matilda, Capt.——, Brig Malek Adhel, Phelps.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
WM. S, CLARK, STORAGE, FORWARDING, AND COMMISSION MERCHANT AND GENERAL AUCTIONEER. Respectfully informs the public that he has permanently located in the Town of San Francisco, for the purpose of conducting all the various branches connected with a General Commission business. Auction Sales of every description attended to in any part oftho Town or District. I3"" Ware-House and Office at the Stone Pier foot of Broadway. 19-tf (Line Break) A gentleman thoroughly acquainted. with the English, Spanish, and French languages, desires a situation as Interpreter. He is well versed in all the branches of the Mexican law, the translation and engrossing of Deeds, &amp;c., &amp;c., For further particulars, apply to WARD &amp; SMITH. San Francisco, Sept. 22. 19tf (Line Break) FOR SALE CHEAP. The pleasantly situated FRAME HOUSE and Lot, No. 215, North East corner of Vallejo and Montgomery Streets. Enquire on the premises. San Francisco, Sept. 22, 1847. 19-b (Line Break) C...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
B. R. BUCKELEW, respectfully informs the citizens of California, that he has located permanantly in the Town of San Fancisco, for the purpose of pursuing his profession. WATCHES CLOCKS, JEWELRY; and other fine Metalic work repaired in the best manner, and on terms proportional with general prices in California. Business entrusted through a friend, will be attended to the same as with the person proper. WATCH GLASSES and KEYS fitted. Cash invariably required except otherwise pre viously understood. San Francisco, May, 22. r 1-tf. FOR SALE. A splendid RANCH, known as the property of Don Jose Joachim Gomez, situated thirty miles from Monterey, near St. Johns. It contains three leagues of excellent Pasture Land, capable of feeding NTs; thousand head of cattle." (;• ': ) A large substantial two story Dwelling in good, repair, with Furniture as it stands. Six hundred head vf Calllc. ' Three hundred head of ll uses and Mules. A! SO, A variety of Farming Utensils and other article? necessar...