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The Citizens* Circular. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
The Citizens* Circular. [The following Address was issued yesterday evening by the citizens. At ten o'clock, nearly 1000 signatures were attached to it.] To the Citizens of Sacramento City: We, the undersigned, Citizens of Sacramento City, have beheld with alarm the growing indications of rank and monstrous Crime in our Community. We had hoped that the Summary Punishment which has already been inflicted upon a number of the villains who have been detected in Crime would admonish the balance, and free us from any further inroads upon our Laws, our Rights, and our Lives. But it seems that wo have been disappointed in our hopes, and that nothing but the severest and extreme operation of force and summary power can arrest these scoundrels in their abandoned fondness for crime. We therefore, having heard that they design an attack upon the various Editors of the city, and in their own language "to make a clean sweep of them," do hereby pledge ourselves to sustain every paper in Sacrament...
For the Daily Union. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
For the Daily Union. Sacramento City, April 13. If I ever coveted any object on earth, it has been an affectionate brother; and strange has been the destiny that has encircled me, and those connected by that tie. When I was quite a child, I was aroused from slumber to see a loved brother breathe his last. How well I remember it; for this was the first time I had looked upon death — strange mystery to me. Soon after this, my father moved to the "Sunny South,"' leaving my eldest brother behind. When we again met he was verging to manhood. We had met a few times to know and love each other, and I to feel that his protecting arm would soon be my greatest blessing, when a messenger came to my uncle's, then my home, stating that he too was dying. My sister and I stood by his bed in time to see his last struggle with the tyrant, who heeds not the tears wrung from the hearts of idolizing sisters. — My God, why was it not myself in his stead? Another brother grew up. He was cold, austere and...
CITY COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
CITY COUNCIL. Monday, April 14. The Council met in regular session last evening — The President in the chair. Reading of Minutes of last meeting, and regular order of business dispensed with. Aid. Hardeubergh, from the San Jose Committee, reported verbally that nothing at present could be done by the Legislature towards liquidating the City debt. The report, on motion of Alderman Cogswell, was adopted. A petition from Joseph A. White, praying for the privilege of laying lead-pipe from the river to a house on the Levee, was received ; and on motion of Aid. Berry, the privilege asked for was granted. A petition was read from Barton Lee. asking that a commission of 2% per cent, on all moneys received into the Treasury prior to the passage of the ordinance fixing the City Treasurer's Salary, be allowed to him for his | services as City Treasurer. The amount of moneys received into the Treasury up to the passage of the ordinance was $227,141-19; commission at 2'.^ per cent, amounting to ...
rli c Rambler. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
rli c Rambler. &gt;o. in. In my present communication I shall give you a rather singular "recollection,' 1 but what actually occurred tmdex my own observation. I had witnessed cases of apparent loro among the building trees and blossoming flowers ; but never until the instance I am about to relate, between the frog and a winged and feathered tribe. The frog I speak of was an old and intimate friend of mine, with whom 1 became acquainted in my rambles about neighboring woods and fields during the early part of my college days. He was a very gentlemanly frog indeed, perhaps the most remarkable frog of the ago. lie had. it is true, none of those glaring and striking qualities that blind and dazzle with their brightness; he was rather distinguished for Bedativeness and dignfof of demeanor, and that graceful amenity of deportment that intimates high extraction. He lived among his brethren, but abi.ve them. There was no pride in his look, and yet he admitted none into terms of per...
Reported for the Daily Union. Sacramento Market, ) [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
Reported for the Daily Union. Sacramento Market, ) Monday, April 14. S "With the exception of one or two articles, business has been dull in all the different branches of trade. The weather has been warm and favorable. Our quotations show little change in prices. Chili flour sold for $5 5U per nek of 100 lbs.; barley, 7c, (rapid Bales;) English oat.*, 7c. do; butter, middling, 25 to 30c.; superior, 45 to 50c; clear pork, in half bbls., $9 to $9 50; Kio coffee, 14 to 16c; ground do. 15 to 16£ c; lard, superior, 13£ to llic
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
MARRIED, In Sonoma, on April 2d, at the residence of Gen. Don Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, by Rev. Father Dumas, Capt. John B. Frisbie. and Donna Epiphanra Vallejo, eldest daughter of Gen. M. and Donna Francisca Benicia Carrillo de Vallejo. DIED, At Green Springs, El Dorado county, on the 8th inst., .Mr. Rufus Hitchcock, aged 45, formerly of Missouri.
BY THIS MORNING'S BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
BY THIS MORNING 'S BOAT. Through Freeman «X Co.'s Express. The steamer New World arrived at her landing, this morning, at half past two. The Pacific News says that the Senate has concurred in the amendment of the Assembly, naming the Ist day of May as that on •which the legislature would adjourn. The Stockton Times has abandoned its neutrality and become the advocate of democratic principles. The race between Mr. C. Hills horse Bear Meat, and Mr. Rowland's mare Venus, for $1000 a-side, came off on Saturday ; distance one-half mile. The horse won the race by six or eight lengths. Time 51 1 : 2 sec. Another match is in contemplation between Bear Meat, and Mr. Turner's gg Ito. In the Senate, on the 11th, Mr. Miller, on leave, presented a bill to regulate coining of money by individuals ; read first and second time, and referred to select committee. The amendments of the Assembly to the Sacramento Hospital bill, were referred to Committee on Commerce and Navigation. Mr. Lippincott prese...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
GENERAL NOTICES. Mass 31et'liii2: of the Whigs. h'ji'\ Mass Meeting of the Whigs of Sacramento County will be held on the evening of the22d inst., at the Orleans House, Sacramento City, for the purpose of ratifying the nominations for City Offices, and selecting Delegates to represent the county in the Whig State Convention, to meet at San Francisco o:i the fourth Monday in May next. By order of the Whig Central Committee E. J. C. KEWEN, Chairman. A. C. Monson, Vice Chairman, j:T^S.lJ^^- .I*4 Tt StS~ For Governor. The friend- and acquaintances of Capt. WM. WALDO, irrespective of party, present him to the people of California as a candidate for Governor, at the approaching election. His ability, nobleness of soul, energy and perseverance, most eminently qualify him to be placed at the helm of State. af)ls 1 1 £ir«-'jiT Department. — The officers and members are requested to meet, with their Engines, to fill the cistern corner of 6th and. l street) This (Tues- j day) Evening, at 5 o'c...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
AMUSEMENTS. TEHAMA THEATRE. Mr. Jas. Stark and Mrs. J.II. Kirby. .Managers. Stage Director Mr T S Campbell EXTRA ORDINARY A TTRA C TIONr FIRST NIGHT OF THE GRAND FAIRY SPECTACLE OF THE FORTY THIEVES. In which Mrs. Klrby will appear. THIS (TUESDAY) EVENING, April 15th, Will be presented, for the first time in this city, the Grand Eastern Tale of Enchantment, entitled - THE FORTY THIEVES! Or, The Banditti of the Black Forest. To conclude with the laughable farce of THE SECRET; OR, A HOLE IN THE WALL. Prices— Private boxes and dress circle —$2 00 Boxes 2 00 Pit 1 00 JBS5* Doors open at 7 o'clock. Performance commence at half past 7 precisely. Mercantile Library Association. PROGRAMME. Readings from Shakspeare, Milton, Byron, Pope, Dry den, and many of the best American Poets, by JAMES STARK, Esq. These Readings will be given on Tuesday night of next week, at Beaton's Church, on 7th streets. They will be followed by two Lectures on the Physiology of the Nervous 'System, illustrated by p...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
AUCTION SALES. . BY J. B. STARR &amp; CO. AUCTIONEERS. BRICK STORE, FRONT STEERT. J. B. STARR &amp; CO., will sell on TUESDAY, April 15th, at 10 o'clock, a. m., the following : 50 half bbls clear pork; 100 kegs sup Go3hen buter; 50 bbls hams; 30 sacks Rio coffee; 75 boxes cherry bounce; 10 bales brown sheetings; 5 do heavy duck; 50 doz Ames' long han. bright steel shovels; 10 qr casks Cognac brandy; 10 bbls whisky; 20 ten gal kegs whisky; 5,000 lbs crushed sugar; 40,000 cigars, ass'd brands; 10 casks Port wine; 40 boxes sperm candles; 80 boxes adamantine candles; 30 hf bbls dried apples; 15 cases ass'd syrup; 10 do hermctricaliy scaled fruits; 100 do claret; 50 di» hock wine: 50 do mould candles; 40 do champagne cider; 20 kegs Virginia tobacco; 10 cases, cherry brandy; "~ 40 boxes soap; 100 tins superior cheese; * 40 20 lb boxes ex. tine chewing tobacco. Terms, cash. Baldwin's coin 5 percent, discount. Clean dust $17 per ounce. apl2 J. B. STARR &amp; CO. BY J...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
AUCTION SALES. BY CLARK &amp; MILNE. D. B. MILNE, AUCTIONEER*. CLARK &amp; MILNE will sell at their sales-room, on Front street, near M, on WEDNESDAY, 16th inst, at 10 o'clock, as per annexed list Provisions. 12 tierces shoulders 15 bbld family cured hams 25 do sup'r do do 5 do smoked beef 6 do do tongues 150 half bbls clear pork. Groceries. 100 mats Manilla sugar, 100 lbs each 100 do China do do do . , 10 boxes loaf sugar •-' 10 do crushed do, in cans 27 do powdered do. in cans 9 cases Stuart's candies 25 boxes Malaga raisins 100 tins dairy cheese 10 casks Orange county butter, in kitts; 10 do superior Goshcn do in kegs; 12 bbls dried apples 25 i do do 100 bags Chili beans 100 do green coffee 12 casks syrup 10 bbls do 5 half bbls syrup 25 10 gal kegs pickled cucumbers 15 15 do do do 10 10 do do onions 50 cases pickles 6 do lobsters, 2lb cans 12 do tomato ketchup 10 do walnut do 25 do pepper sauce 15 do brandy fruits 5 do pie do 200 half sacks Chili barley 100 bbls c...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
AUCTION SALES. BY C. C. FLAGG &amp; CO. C. C. FLAGG, AUCTIONEER. FRONT STREET, NEAR L. Will have their Regular Sale on WEDNESDAY MORNING, of Groceries, Previsions, Liquors, Hardware, &amp;c. JB3J* Sale to commence at 9 o'clock. aplo 2t !_; "TRUE DELTA DEPOT," Tehama Block, Corner of Front and J streets, Sacramento City. JOSEPH GRAXT, Aj;* 1 "*, John R. Ridge, Traveling Agent. THE Time Delta Is published at New Orleans, on JL the morning of the sailing of each Mail Steamer for the Pacific, and is compiled with a view to gratify the tastes of people from every part of the world. It has had an existence of only one short year, vet | its circulation in California is three times as great as that of any other paper published in the Union. Express Riders Sujj)lied at Home Prices. N. B. The leading papers from every part of the Union, on sale immediately after the arrival of , the mail, arrangements having been completed with Freeman &amp; Co., to express them hereaf...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
ADVERTISEMENTS. HAVIL.AH COS DRUG STORE, T. A. THOMAS, SUPERINTENDENT. J street, between 3d and 4th, north side. THE above company have just received from the JL States and now opened one of the largest and most complete stocks of Genuine Drugs and McdiI cines, Perfumery, Fishing Tackle, Fancy Articles . &amp;c., &amp;c, yet offered, which they will sell to theciti j zens of Sacramento and elsewhere, at wholesale an i retail, at lowest prices for cash. The Superintendent having been long engaged in the business, and having secured the services of gentlemen perfectly competent to assist him, can with safety to the community ask a liberal share of public patronage. Physicians and Families can send Prescriptions ; with the assurance of having them accurately and I xnutcrstandingly dispensed, day or night, at modorj ate prices. apl ~ shaving Utensils, dtc. SUPERIOR Razors and Straps; superior old soap, (23 years old,) the b«st article ever used for shayI ing or Ladies' t...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
STATEJLAWS. Aliill for an Act to Incorporate tlic City of , Sacramento. Tfic People of tht Si ■'■ of California, represented in . Smote and Assembly, do enact as foliates: Sec. 1. All that tract of land lying within . the limits and boundaries hereinafter mentioned, that is to say : Beginning at the , junction ofthe American Fork with the Sacramento river to V Btreet. as designated on the map or plan of Sacramento city on filo in the Recorders office in taid city, thence , along said V street. ( ist, to the point whore . the said V street intersects Thirty-firsi Btreet, , a&gt; designated on said map: thence along the said Thirty-firsi street until the same int. rthe American Fork: thence along the , American Fork to the beginning, the said boundaries extending to the middle of said Sacramento river and American Fork, shall ; be known by the name of "Tho Citj of Sacramento." Sec. 2. The present city government shall continue in office until the election and qualification of ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
STATE LAWS. pass such other by-laws and ordinances, for the regulation and police of said city, as they may deem necessary. All by-laws and ordinances shall be published in some newspaper printed in the city. t»ec. 8. Alllegal process against the city shall be served on the Mayor, and in his absence, on the Mayor pro tern. Fee. 9. In no case shall the corporation be garnishecd for any debts due, or to become duo. by said corporation, on contracts for city improvements, except for debts incurred for said improvements. And all tools and other property, while being used upon any public improvement in tho city, shall be exempt from execution and attachment, except for materials furnished, or for work (iono in such improvement. Sec. 10. All appropriations shall be by ordinance*, and all contracts and conveyances may be made in such manner*as directed by the Council, Bubjeot to the approval of the Mayor: or in case of his disapproval, by a two-third vote of all tho members of Ihe Council ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Sacramento Daily Union — 15 April 1851
STATE LAWS. in each year, and they shall hold office for the term of one year, or until their successors are qualified. .... Sec. 22. It shall be the duty of the Council to order all elections, and to designate the places of holding the same ; to give at least ten days" notice thereof, and to appoint two clerks in their respective wards ; and they shall conduct such elections according ! to the general regulations prescribed by law concerning elections. In case any of said judges fail to attend, the electors present may appoint others in their stead. The judges in the respective wards shall cause two lists of the names of the voters to be | kept, and numbered regularly, which number shall correspond with the number which ; shall be written in figures on the ballot of ; each voter before it is deposited in the ballot box. Sec. 23. Should the Mayor wilfully fail or | refuse to discharge any of the duties imposed upon him by the provisions of this act, or wilfully and knowingly exercis...