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LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO (CALIFORNIA). [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian Times — 29 September 1864

LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO (CALIFORNIA). " On the 21st of May, at a few minutes to six in the evening, I was very much astonished, while walking along one of the main streets, to feel myself reeling like a drunken man, and in a few seconds to observe the streets full of people running in every direction. It was an earthquake ; a few seconds more of such motion and this city would have been a heap of rubbish. This is the third severe shock this year. Slight shocks are of almost daily occurrence, and are hardly noticed. The weather was most beau- tiful, calm, and pleasantly warm. About two o'clock the same day two individuals had. some disagreement, when one slapped the other's face; he drew a pistol, fired, missed his man, and the ball crossed the street and lodged in the arm of a lady. About a month since a man, whose wife had been slandered by the editor of a scurrilous paper, met him one,-Sunday morning in the principal Btreet, drew a large-sized six shooter, and fired three shots. One...

Publication Title: West Australian Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: WA, Australia
Our Back Parlour—Scene the East. [Newspaper Article] — The West Australian Times — 29 September 1864

eux §iuk Jarlirttr - Ikeiw % Sast [MB. MYTH extended on a couch in the Bach Parlour, in his dressing-gown and slippers. Miss CEUMP with a basin of gruel, ADMIBAL WOBBLES, and the Poet SPEOUTS.] ME. WOBBLES-He's very bad, Sprouts ; 1 he don't take his gruel kindly at all. What do the doctors say ? SPEOUTS-Why the doctors are profes- sionally too cautious to say anything likely to commit themselves. But they shake their heads, and look at one another. MB. WOBBLES-A bad sign, Sprouts. Depend upon it they've got something in their heads, or they would'nt shake 'em. They think he's going to make a die of it. SPEOUTS-" O 'tis dreadful, dreadful ! Methought the billows spake and told me of it, and the thunder-" ME. WOBBLES-He's gone out of his mind with grief ! . .. How does he seem now, Miss Crump ? Miss CRUMP-There's a fixedness about his eyes that terrifies me. He refuses his gruel-and from my hand ! ME. WOBBLES-When was he first took? Miss CEUMP-At the announcement of the alliance cont...

Publication Title: West Australian Times, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: WA, Australia
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