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Aueeiiolr nf Dr. Rcerbcr. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Aueeiiolr nf Dr. Rcerbcr. Daring the prevaleuua of a revival in liia cbaroh, in Boston, the number of persons desiring religious conversation was so g cut,sometimes amounting to several hundred, tliut he was accustomed to employ younger clergymen to assist him. On one oedasion a yonnjr An - dovcri&amp;n was converj-ing with ono who believed herself tu ba converted, within tho doctor's hearing. The young man was probing The grounds of her and anions utbur questions was overheard asking the lady if she thoughtt?ho was wi'Hng to bu damned for tlie glory of God Instantly starting tip, the doctor said to him, 'Whht.'was that you wore saving'?' 'I was asking her if she should bo willing to be damned for ihe glorp of God. "Wetl, sir, would rot? he willing^ 1 'Ves, rilr, 1 humbly hope I should be.' Then, sir, you to be damned.' Afterwards ho took occasion to enlighten him iu a batter tlierlngy.
The Loan of a Pipe. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
The Loan of a Pipe. One of our lieutenants sent u serjeant to a man named Rielly whom he saw smoking with a request for tho loan of his pine. 'Arrah, sweet is your hand in a pitnher of honey, mv jewel,' said Riellyj 'the lieutenant Is mighty condescending. May bo you would be plasei. serjeant, to inform the lieutenant, along with my compliment*,thot if hu will wait till Rielly has bis own smoke—may tb« Uolv Virgin be near us', mar be it's the last smoke ever ths same Rielly will take; aud till Micky Ryan, who axed the pipe oforo him. has had a turn of it, I'll not be agin lending him the pipe ' 'Faith, ye hae sent the serjeant off wi" a flea in his lug.' said a broad spoken countryman of mine of the name of Findlay Bad luck to the impidence of the rapscallions. sure it's a gag they would be after putting in my mouth in place of a pipe, if I was to ask one of themselves for a loan of the same thing,' was the rejoinder of Teddy Rielly. [Scenes, in the Mexican War
A. Tarltlrtli Cndl'n Ltllfr. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
A Turkish Cadi's Letter. We find the following letter From Layard's second volume on Nineveh, io the Literal World. It is the reply of a Turkish Cadi in answer to inquiries touching the commerce, population and fin!ii|uities of his city. Ik in a gem comparable with the most stolid human headed bull of the mound ol' Ninereh: illuutriouA t'rinnd and joy of my liver ••The thing you ask of me is both difficult and useless, AUlioogh I htive pawed all mv days in this place, 1 have neither counted the nouses nor have I inquired into the number of tbo inhabitents; and as to what one person loads on his mules, and tho oiher slows away in the Uott m of his ship, that is no business 1 of nmo — But above all as to the previous history of thi city, God only knows the amount of dirt and filth tho infidels may have eaten before tbo coming of the sword of Isam. It were -unpi ufilable for us to inquire into it. '•Oh, my soul! oh, my lumb! seek not after the things that concern thee not. Thou earnest...
31r. Geor(fo Law. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Mr. George Law. This gentleman having of late caused some noise in the world. The Boston Herald gives the following facts in relation lo him: "Mr Law was originally a journeyman stone mason, and in the opinion of his then associates, his ambition ran no higher than to do a fair day's work for a fair day's wages, They were deceived. The High Bridge over the Harlem river, was the triumph of American merchants. The bridge was the key stone upon which Law built his fame and fortune. In 1838 he contracted to build a section of it,, and cleared $40,000 by the operation. Since that time his course has been onward; stern,unwavering, and times morose, he never fails to meet his engagoments, and can command capital to the amount of $1,000,000."
Jenny Llndi > ii _• n- a r- 4i... v [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Jenny Llnd. The following recently appeared in the N. Orleans Picayune: "The success of Madame Sontag, in concert and opera, has induced Jenny Lind to determine upon again visiting the United States.— The unhappiness of her domestic relations may have had some influetioe upon her in coming to this decision: but that she will again visit our shores, should her life he spared, is a fact beyond dispute The domestic difficulties alluded to, I am reliably informed, exist, and are becoming of the most serious and vroplenrfftrit nature. Shortly after the honey moon, soma trifling misunderstand occurrcd between her and her husbimd, which has been daily increasing, until her sufferings are now too intolerable to be endured. His petty acts of selfishness, and his determination to rule her as with a rod of iron, have caused her the greatest unhappiness, and a separation has, I am distinctly informed, been agreed upon. The well known generosity of Jenny is one of the main causes of the difficul...
OAira nmonc the Plihw. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Down Among the Fishes. A successful attempt to reach the wreck of the steamer Atlantic, which was sunk in lake Erie, has been made by a diver dressed in the submarine armor. He found the vessel and went down fourteen feet below the upper deck, he being one hundred forty four feet, below the surface of the lake: 126 feet is the greatest depth ever before reached. The armor consists or a perfectly airtight India rubber dress, with a copper helmet on the top. from which are pipes to furnish air for breathing; with a thick clear plate of glass in front. The pumping of the air through the supply and exhaust pipes requires the hard labor of four and sometimes six men. There is a great pressure of air upon the lungs. When a depth of ten feet is reached the dress becomes emptied of air and collapsed to the body through the pressure of the water. When about 60 feet down hundreds of fishes nibbled at him At 75 feet nil is dark. At about 160 feet, the water at this season is within four or fiv...
My Wife Is tlic Cause of It. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
My Wife Is the Cause of it. It is now more than forty years since Lyman called at the house of Dr B. on his way to H. Sir, said the Doctor, the weather is frosty; will you not take something to drink before you start? Even in that day ardent spirits were deemed indispensable to warmth in winter, when commencing a journey, and at every stopping place along the road, the traveller used intoxicating drinks to keep him warm. No, said Lyman. I never touch anything of the kind, and I will tell you the reason : My wife is the cause of it. I had been in the habit of meeting some of our neighbors every evening for the purpose of playing cards. We assembled at each other's houses and liquors were introduced. After a while we met not so much for the playing as the drinking, and I used to return home late in the evening more or less intoxicated. My wife always met me at the door affectionately, and when I chided her for sitting up so late for me, she kindly replied, I prefer doing so, for I can...
Benton'.* Interview with the President. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Benton's Interview with the President. Rumor gives the following version of the unsatisfactory interview which Col.Benton had with the President. Like most of the old line democracy. Col. Benton is very much dissatisfied that honest Caleb Cushing has been called into the Cabinet; and being a more free spoken man than most of his party, he very strongly denounced the appointment. The tale rung that he told the President that Caleb was "a hermaphrodite, sir; could perform the function, sir, of neither man nor woman sir ; was neither Whig nor Democrat, sir: was, sir,that stinking and disgusting thing, a Tylerite, sir." The President, when old Bullion got through his tirade, remarked that he had been very much amused at the deep interest manifested in the success of his administration by those especially who were opposed to his nomination or gave him a lukewarm support. Whereupon the "senator of thirty years" vamosed very speedily." _ Young Democracy Rampant. The following is said to be...
The Cunning Thrush. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
The Cunning Thrush. There is much more intellect in birds than people suppose. An instance occurred at a slate quarry belonging to a friend, the other day, from whom we have the narrative. A thrush not aware of the expansive properties of gunpowder, thought proper to build her nest on the ridge of the quarry, in the very centre of which they were constantly blasting the rock. .At first she was very much discomposed by the fragments flying in all directions, but still she would not quit her chosen locality. She soon observed that a bell rang whenever a train was about to be fired, and that, at the notice the workmen retired to safe positions. In a few days when she heard the bell, she quitted her exposed situation, and flew down to where the workmen sheltered themselves— dropping close to their feet. There she would remain until the explosion had taken place.and then return to her nest. The workmen,observed this, narrated it to their employers, and was also told to visiters who came ...
Unnumbered Page Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
San Francisco Adv's. GUN; LOCK, AND WIIITB SMITH. S\L tM.tKDBlt tiAtfHS opened; t/iek« made and All W&lt;i*k WarraiilinK Alao. n nnlantty cm hand and Tor ealo, a Inr,;.' n«RMrtinnnt of Double and 3ingl« Barrel Slwt (1 nu», Riflws PIuhI*. ftnn Trltnminj;*, *«.. &amp;.i:., wblehaill bu sold ontap. Powder nod -hotar, whntoiWl* audratail All ucde.s fur worlt pronipMy altmiilvd tu. and weonUd nc • horl nolle*. Ootnmeroiiil -• , n f u w dnars belli w Miitil 15:1merr nt , Sim Fnirfamio. California. soplO tf F. A, HABcOCH, nTBR AJM VVUOiiMALB ORAUBn IN Drug's, Medicines, Paints, Oils, Dye Stuffs, Pcr/vtncrif, l\inr.u Instruments, Giuw IVare, etc., etc. 1 EX Comet, Swinf-Duiflhinno.filid Wild Piff«oo—Ooo ( ufthe Iatt?e*f and most, r-ntnplrto aBanrtmiMiU of DRUGS. MliDH.'LNKS. &amp;c.,«*er import''d, and i»|ered to the trad" »i th*- lo&lt;wi**l market cunnliiwiK ufirteryartlolo u»?dod by the. l&gt;rurgl*t, Physician, and 1'aney Dealer PBllPl/MttHV AND P...
Unnumbered Page Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
New Goods, new Goods. THE *ql&gt; rribiir bin li'ave to Inform tho eitlnen* 01 the City or l.o* Angnle* nod »l»e thf nurroundlng country generally, tli*?. tic I'liu rtuelviij and opened a lavge uud nxl uuStnck of General Merchandize, snitaliW fifr tlm fall am] winter tr«d&lt;\ purofut»»'il in Euti PrunnUno, ftoiu lata arrival* from Ruropt, umi the llitlM. Dtwl t'reneli brnniliilnth*, English and French black and fancy cassimeres, Black broaileltrh fr.uik and dre«a conui, Boys' flue brondciutb Truck coatu, Boys' Urnadelothjliclterj and punt*. Gents' fine Olnck and Ciinoy emt.iioier pantff, Uentleiuru'j rftedlijett pants. Superior article of blanket coats, Gents' cassnsnbner business rnuli. Plain black and loured satin Tenia, ijniumndi; pants, English and French mada calico Bbirti, Linen bnsrat shirts, French fljiured Bntln*, In dress patterns, French silk shawls. Ladles' dress silk handle* rehleOfJ Canton crape silk bandas, Mnxiran m-rap** and Kebosi*, llrown and liiw...
The Lanci Commission. nv.r:«„ of H™ TKA, [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
The Land Commission. Ex-Gov Felch, of Mich., and Hen Thomp Ex-Gov. Feleh, of Mich., and Hon. Thompson Campbell of Illinois, two of the new Land Commissioners, arrived at San Francisco by the steamer Northerner last week, and will commence their duties immediately upon the arrival of their colleague, Mr Thompson, who is daily expected. Hon. Volney E. Howard of Texas, the law agent, has probably arrived ere this date. Individual opinions have been hazarded that the members of the new board were selected in oonsequence of their known hostility to the rights of the land proprietors, anil that hereafter few or no titles would be confirmed. ' Such opinions are calculated to mislead honest settlers. When Dr G.win's supplemental land ( bill was introduced to the Senate, Gov. Felch, i as chairman of the committee on Public Lands, j prepared an elaborate report in opposition to the bill,—and we cannot doubt that all the rights of the land proprietors will be respected by the new Board of Comm...
Fatal Accidents. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Fatal Accidents. A daughter cf Don Ricardo Vieja, of San Jose, was instantly killed, kst Tuesday, by the accidental discharge of a gun with which she was playing. She was eight years of age. Ellen Anderson, two years and a half old, daughter of Mr Anderson of this place,was run over bv a cart on ilionday last, receiving injuries which caused her death on Thursday. The little daughter of Mr Matthews was run over at the fame time, and was supposed to have received fatal injuries, but we are happy to learn that under the skilful treatment of Dr J. B. Y\ ilson, she .is now in a fair way to re? cover. B@»Iion. J. M. Covarrubias succeeds Capt. qfimuel Barney as Purveyor of Santa Barbara. We believe thfrtjn the discharge pf the duties of his office, Capt Harney has given satisfaction to all. Being relieved from the responsibilities of office, Capt Barney will make a visit to the eaptern States. Santa Barbara loses one of her best citixens, and the United States a most faithful and efficien...
ARRIVAL OF THE SEA EIED. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
ARRIVAL OF THE SEA BIRD. The Sea Bird, Capt Hilliard, arrived at San Pedro on Wednesday, bringing San Francisco dates to the 23th inst. Passengers—by the Sea Bird. Hon. S. C. Foster, Hon J. P. McFarland, Hon Jefferson Hunt, John Rowland, Esq, Master R. Rowland, Mrs George Mellus, Mrs J H. Landers, John O. Wheeler, Mr Gordon and lady, Mr Miner and lady, Juan Bandini, Hon J. M. Covarrubins, Hon A. M. De la Guerra, J. A. Lewis, Hon I. B. WalI, Capt Trussell, John Powers, John Dunn. Lola Montes, the celebrated Countess of Lansfeldt, and world renownod for her beauty and eccentricity, has arrived at San Francisco and is playing at the American Theatre. She attracts crowded houses, and is pronounced by the critics to be an actress of extraordinary merit. Among the passengers in the steamship Northerner, (arrived at San .Francisco, May 21,) were Hon Wm. M. Gwin. Hon John B. Weller, Hon J. W. McCorkle and Hon. E. C. Marshall, comprising the entire California Congressional de-lega'ion. Mr ,G...
Democratic .Caucus. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Democratic .Caucus. The Democrats of this County assembled in Convention on Tuesday evening last, for the purposj of nominating delegates to the State ' Convention to be bolden a,t Benicia, on the 21st instant. The following gentlemen were chosen delegates: I. S. K Ogier, Charles E. Carr. Henry Hanco.ck and AlberJ H. Clark-— They are understood to be all Romans.
Cattle. Tr..ilr, oz nnn i x. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Cattle. &lt;&gt; Fully 25,000 head of cattle have been driven from Los Angeles county to the northern markets this season—a number equal at least to the yearly increase. Higher prices have been obtained than during previous years, and have ranged from $25 to $32 per head; some gentle cows have sold as high as forty dollars; sheep at 8,50 a $9. It is probable that even higher rates than these will prevail, for the stock of the more northern counties seems to be nearly exhausted, and although many cattle will be brought to the State from Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas, yet the immigrants will be proportionally numerons. Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. We are assured tfoat a company is forming in this state under the new corporation law, for the purpose of constructing a railroad along the southern frontier of this state, and thence through New Mexico, Texas, and Arkansas to the Mississippi. We are also informed that sufficient capital for such a work has been pledged by ...
Monterey. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Monterey. Some three hundred Chinamen are at work at Monterey, gathering the shell-fish j which abound in t|iat yipinity. The rocks for j fifteen miles up and down the coast have been , raked over in search ofaulones, the species of fish moat s ught after, and when the supply is exhausted in Monter«y county, our celestial neighbors will extend their labors to the more Southern counties. These fish are dried and exported to China, where they find a ready market. The L ight House building is finished, ready to receive the lights, etc. it is a small but subatantial structure, built of granite found in the vicinity. The City Charter is repealed, a special tax having be.ep levied to pay the indebtedness of the city. A Board of Trustees will be elected to take .charge of the city property, with no salary or other em.olyments for their services. Isaac B. Wall, Esq., the newly appointed Collector of ityonterey, has entered upon the discharge of the d-utfes of Jiis oftc.e, ap.d has appointed...
Summary Kjecluieut. n- e. ~_i„ : c I [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Summary Kjecluieut. n- e. ~_i„ : c I ;Dr Stoddart, formerly a residont of j ,ento City, gives through the columns of the .Union, the following version of a case of yery summary ejectment: It nppears that the Doctor some time since purchased of a person named Morrison, the right to 1600 acres in the Larkin Grant, below Colusi, the title to which was confirmed some months since. On Saturday, the Doctor went up the river and stopped at a house 011 the rancho, with the intention of purchasing it also. On Sunday night, after he had retired, a posse of twenty men entered the house, and called upon him to get up immediately. Upon his compliance,they told him that he was a big landholder, and had come up for the pur- • pose ot injuring them, and that he could not remain in I that county any longer—that he might cross the river and =ee how the mosquitoes would treat him. He was accordingly marched to the river side,placed in a leaky I bot.t, and conveyed b&gt; three or four of the pa...
Later from Mexico. [Newspaper Article] — Los Angeles Star — 4 June 1853
Later from Mexico. ( Dates from Mexico are the 7th ult. Santa Anna entered the city of Mexico at 11 o'clock, on the morning of the 20th April The assemblage of the people was immense, and the populace unharnessed the horses from his carriage th.emselves. Santa Anna appeared sad and thoughtful, and seemed not at all elated with the welcome received. He proceeded im- , mediately to the palace and to the hall of deputies,where the oath of office was administered. Lombardini formally yielded his place to his successor, and the new administration began. About the first act of Santa administration has been the enactment of a law to regulate the public press. It is in imitation of that framed by Louis Napoleon, and is, if possible still more rigorous. The decree forces public journals to have responsible editors, who shall deposit in their respective districts the sum of from 3000 to 601)0 dollars; prohibits all attacks upon the Catholic religion, the bases of the administration, or upon i...