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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
PROCLAMATION. Having reason to believe that many Seamen, Marines and others, who have deserted from the squadron on this station, have been, induced to do so by promises which have not been fulfilled;; andf rowpecta held out to them which have not been realized, and that they would lie willing it return to their duty if relieved from tin; fear of punishment. Now, therefore, I do, by virtue of authority vested in me, hereby offer to all such deserters who shall repair on board of any vessel of the United States, previous to the10th day of October next; full and free pardon for such desertion. Done on board the United States Ship Independence, at San Francisco, this 6th September 1847. W. BRANFORD SHUBRICK. 17-b Comd'g Pacific Squadron. All persona indebted to the Bark Moscow, or Ship Sterling, are requested to settle their accounts with the subscribers , previous, to November 1st, of the present, yenr., Any debts due the above Vessels , and 'remaining; ! iinadjustedj by note or other...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 22 September 1847
MELLUS &amp; HOWARD, Montgomery Street, have just received n new assortment of DRY GOODS and GROCERlES, consisting of Cloths, Casimers, Pantaloon stuffs of various kinds, Drills, Prints, brown and white Cottons, Tickings, Blanket*, Blue cottons, silk and cotton Hfin'dkfrcliieb* -stocks, Hewing silk, iM»«xicnn »»nipe», and Elehiitos, B ;j^ vfr. Buttons, baud one? tooth Bruptie*, stationary fa Pell', C*fl'&lt;e, 'Siigar, Molnssen, Cvlijiubm mer .Floy/ i»in, Aj»uadient«-, Ale, London Porter, table and coarse suit, rnsiiM. sardines, olive*, &amp;c H(»llowware, plates and bowls, iron and steel, which thrv offer low lor Cash or ides. Sin Francisco, August 7th. 12-tf The uudersigiißJ will attend to such Surveys ?u m«» be cntriirtted' to his cure, for $4 per iniln for horizontal' lirtes'; PStablt*hiU|( corners $1, for recording, copies o f tiled notes, executinjj maps, &amp;-c, the acrustomary prices T.venty-iive per cent discount for cash down. 'LrrtitJis ad...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
An Imperial and Royal Bookbinder - Some days since a well known artist was summoned to the Court of Requests for the sum of Cl 10s. lid., by a bookbinder who rejoices in the imaginary honor of being one of Her Majesty s tradesmen, when the following dialogue took place : — ° Defendant— l'll not pay, I'm not ass enough to pay any such claim. On the contrary, I demand damages. I m tho injured party. i Commissioner— Do you deny the plaintiff's claim for work done ? ' Defendant— Pretty. work I really cannot comprehend my gentleman's cool impudence— ho might as well fling a flower-pot upon my head and claim for the breakago of tho pot. It is ridiculous— it is perfectly absurd Commissioner— What do you mean ? what do you complain of ? f Defendant— For several years I havo subscribed to the Saitrist. The Satirist pleases me— l like the Satirist—it is a very amusing paper— l am fond of being amused. One morning 1 bethought me to get my collection bound, and I was imprudent enough to confide...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
. 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;. S M 1 T H . GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Frank Ward, ) J\"o. 3 Montgomery Street, San Wm. M. Smith. 5 Francisco. 5-y L. W. HASTINGS. 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 12 A.M., and from 2 to 5 P. M^ San Francisco, July 24. 10^f JASPER O'FARRELL. "/* Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor, By appointment of Col. R. B. Mason, Gqa". of California. (Office Portsmouth Square, San Francisco.) 5-6 m ________ LORISG fy CO. SHIP CHANDLERY, HARDWARE, Re. VALPARAISO. Agency and Commission business attended to, Mo^ advanced to Whale Ships for Drafts on the Unj|^i^tates or England, on the most favourable terms. n^fier t...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
At a meeting of tho Council or« Tuesday, .September Jisi, I". P. Jones moved, that ii committee of iivo be np'pointcd for the investigation of the nllnira of the Alcalde's otlicc. This motion was cnrrioil, but when ho proceeded to nomiuato citizens n» momborsof that committee, ho was interrupted by ihe Alcalde, who resented such a proposal with a greal deal «&gt;f unnccusanry warmth. Attack and recrimination followed, tinremaining. Conservators of tho public' pcaco, listened, quiet spectators, no doubt exceedingly edified hy llui judicial sparring. If such a sccno is again to bo enacted, let not Ibe injunction of privacy bo rcrnovod. Depend upon it, tho public will bo sadly disappointed if personal abuso ami scurrilous epithets arc to take the place of efficient organisation anil reaolote action. Tho resolution appointing n committoo was not reported. The impression got abroad thai for " affairs" i i ..ni.i rr.».i. ■.». i finnnuc3, and a great deal of excitement was felt, th...
I'm' the Cntiforninn. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
I'm' the Cntiforninn. Mh. Editor—- An nrticlo in the Inst Stnr in reference to the conduct of the present Alcalde of this place, together with the excited Btiita of public feeling on the subject of his appointment run! continuance in ofbec, suggests to mo tins propriety of offering a few cttlui remarks through your columns for the ears of the executive. Without pretending to credit nny of the numerous charges " ml reports affecting tho character and course of tho incumbent of tins office, either in connection with in fiscal or other concern*, I would urge the fuel of Mr. Hf » appointment being met tip. start with .-. strong opposition by the citizens; and the appointment made too, (nslnm told,) in despite of a much more niimcirously signed petition l"i filling tho vacancy with ii gentlouinn of undoubted worth, and as fully if not more capablo of occupying the station than the one selected. During the short pro temporo occupation of the office by the latter person last winter, I am w...
■ . [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
■ . Dt^t Sir.— I: is «*&amp; nsa*si rehttiasce us*t I s^|kjl to appear m f-&gt;ar cdacms on tb^s "-*•-•»• li is a iaa*ui of opinion whether the co-sr«e is a prayer &lt;&gt;*♦, cc *«* By sorxs it «*▼ be viewed xs &amp;a iaT,r©pria«j, *»d lbs k famk, »o doab;, that tha thin-rs i *» abc&lt;at lo cask:*, beia* tfoittte] sh&amp;tfii be treated &lt;tnh sskaS e:ciesj?iL l&amp;^cttxrasjia nvoj-t e*s«* 3S f*rhays ibd feesa;.' bjsi . U sot» cases," jaad e*^rin/ h*tH^ present, *&lt;aci a fori^rraace *sr&lt;ytilJ c^asd is be i vtrtae. AfclKogh !in attacked "ia «!*« grosses* if tan*, m :£t* «-ite-$s mav&amp;er ; &gt;»! a»y £fv*a*J inks:' I wl-i fo siiie^cxrikkl? t3&gt;« it k wsn i«~iftt»sa Ie ttuck in i 'turn, Uul merely to defend ; and in this de fence completely rej."ilso the intemperate conduct to say the least of 'he assailant. On last Saturday the California Star" published a gros...
LIRUTENANT MINOR. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
LIRUTENANT MINOR. The Military OScers stationed at Monterey, Caii&amp;rnia, have been called together to express their rejret for the loss of Lieat. Colville J. Minor $d Artillery U. 5. Array, who died on Tuesday the ITih inst. We have again to raoarn the loss of a beloved isd accomplished &lt;»Seer, scarcely is the lasscsted Cioci consisned to ths tomb, vrhea jMirror is also caiJed firea the circle of our friendship* £ad laid ir the cold &amp;zi silent &lt;rrave, yoang, talented and accomplrsicJ, h= va? ardently devoted ro h;s profei-ssou, and n&gt;:«st tkroagil/ acquainted with its duties. His zeal, energy oiclzr*^ ter and hiirb benlUarj attaiaiaesb 3 give every promise c-i future, csstinctsr-n, when death suddenly tersbiteibi* career ana desTro?ed all our well foxinded bopes. While he was endeared to us, by his wara aad s.^ fectionate he.irt, his generous s&amp;a eoa&amp;diag dlspositwa, 2nd his taaniiness of caaracler, be b...
POWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
TOWN COUNCIL. Friday Evening, Sept. 24, 1847. Council met. Proceedings of last meeting having been read, Judge Hyde presented the financial report complete. Dr. Jones made a few remarks relative to the committee of five citizens for investigation of office affairs. Moved by W. A. Leidesdorff that the council compose a committee of the Whole, to examine the said affairs of the office. Ayes, W. A. Leidesdorff, R. A. Parker, W. D. M. Howard, W. S. Clark. Nays, Dr. E. P. Jones, W. Glover. Moved by Mr Howard, that Monday evening next be devoted to the examination. Carried. Motioned by W. A. Leidesdorff , that a committee of Three be appointed to take into consideration the project of an immediate erection of a Public School House, the site upon which to build the same, and the costs thereof, and report at the next meeting. Carried. W. A. Leidesdorff . Chairman; W. Glover ; W. S. Clark, appointed committee. W. A. Leidesdorff motioned the issuing of ordinances concerning the sale of liquor...
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. Further gleanings from the J\lciit:an pape rs. — On the the 11th of May thfe Patriotic "Junta" established in Tepautillan, a mining station in the south,) through General Don Juan Alvarez, transmitted $123,2 rials for the support of the war against " those civilized savants of JS'orih America .'" Mr. Wise, U. S. Minister to Brazil has returned to the United States, and Robert Dale Owen has been appointed to that court. Richard Rush, formerly Minister to Great Britain, has been appointed Minister to France. By late English papers we learn that the French government are about sending an agent to these islands. The promotion of Hon. Caleb Gushing in the military line is rapid ; he is now Brig. General. It waa said that the first conditions of peace offered by the U. States were that Mexico should cede all to the north ofthe 26th degree of latitude, and receive $15,000,000 ; and that the second was that she should cede only from the 30th degree, and receive $6,000,...
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVED. Sept. 23. -- Brig Elizabeth, King, from San Diego. Sept. 24 -- Sch. Providence, Mitchel, 34 days from Honolulu. Passengers: John Dickson Esq. and servant ; John Ricord Esq., late Attorney Gen. S. I. Capt. E. Von Pfister, Wm, B. Morrison, C. E. Picket. Sept. 25. -- Com. Shubrick Capt Moran, Honolulu. Sept. 27. -- Schooner Alice, (new) 18 tons Capt. W. C. Hinckley Master from Sousalito, in Ballast. Passengers : Wm. D. Phelps and H. P. Richardson and servant. The Malek Adhel is the only vessel at Sousolito.
PORT OF MONTEREY. [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
PORT OF MONTEREY. (Line Break) ARRIVED September I7th -- Whale ship Edward, sailed on the 18th. SAILED. September 16 -- Schr. Santa Cruz, for leeward coast. IN PORT. United States ships Independence, Warren, Southampton, Erie and prize Admittance; Chillian ship Maria Helena, brig Francisca.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
Ladies White Silk embroidered HOSE, just received a small lot ofthe above article, for sale cheap by C. L. ROSS. San Francisco, 1847. 20-e SANDWICH ISLAND MOSS. Fifteen hundred pounds superior Sandwich Island Moss just received per "Providence" and for sale by R, A. PARKER, At the Adobie Store. "nesv ferry house at benicia. The subscriber is now building a house on the opposite side ofthe Straits for the comfort and accommodation of persons wishing to pass from the south side. He intends hereafter to keep a boat on each side, that persons will not be detained a moment longer than tho tide and weather requires. He has, and will keep on hand, barley and corn for horse feed. R. SEMPLE, Proprietor. Benicia City, Sept. 1847. y-20 "TOTS /A* BEJVICLI CITY. The subscriber is now prepared to make titles for Lots in Benicia City. All persona who have selected Lots, and wish to get the titles are requested to call personally or by letter, and settle for them and get their deeds as early as pra...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
BEEF &amp; PORK. One hundred and seventy-five barrels of Beef &amp; Pork of very superior quality just received from the United Stares, and lor sale by ROBERT A. PARKER. San Francisco, August 4, 1847 16-tf MELLUS &amp; HOWARD, Montgomery Street, have just received a new assortment of DRY GOODS and GROCERIES, consisting of Cloths, Casimers, Pantaloon stuffs of various kinds, Drills, Prints, brown and white Cottons, Tickings, Blankets, Blue cottons, silk and cotton Handkerchiefs, stocks, sewing silk, Mexican sarapes, and Rcbosos, silver Buttons, hand nnd tooth Brushes, stationary,^ Sec. Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Molasses, Columbia river Flour, Gin, Aguadinnte, Italia, Ale, London Porter, table and coarse salt, rasins, sardines, olives, Stc. llollowwarc, plates and bowls, iron and steel, which they oiler low for Cash or Hides. San Francisco, August 7th. I --tf KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that I, Richard P». Mason, Colonel Ist Regiment of Dragoons, (Jilted States A...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
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. 10-tf (Line Break) PROCLAMATION. Having reason to believe thai many Seamen, Marines and others, who have deserted from the squadron on this station, have been induced to do so by promises which have not been fulfilled, and prospects hold out to them which have not been realized, and that they would be willing to return to their duty if relieved from the fear of punishment. Now, therefore, I do, by virtue of authority vested in me, hereby offer to all such deserters who shall repair on board of any vessel of the United Stales, previous to the 10th day of October next, full and free pardon for such desertion. Done on board the United States Ship Independen...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Californian — 29 September 1847
CO-PARTNERSHIP NOTICE. G. BLUME takes this opportunity to thank his friends for their former patronage, and would respectfully inform them and the public in general, that he has entered into co-partnership with Mr. M. J. Haan, and the business hereafter will be conducted under the firm of Haan &amp; Blume. G. BLUMH. M. J. HAAN. Sonoma, Sept. 1st, 1847. 19-r "FOR SALE, CHEAP FOR CASH." —Title Guaranteed. — A splendid FARM. situated in the centre of the richest and most populous portion of the Sacramento Valley and consisting of four square leagues, or upwards of twenty thousand acres, of the most beautiful land in the form of a square, being washed on one of its sides by the noble stream of the Sacramento River, and traversed by another, a tributary to the Sacramento. The land is high and exceedingly healthy consisting of elegant pasture land and beautiful bottom t *f the richest kind for sowings. It is abundantly watered and well wooded with noble OAKS, ELMS , .\\ DllliS. Sf...