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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 23 January 1847
NOTICE. From and after the twenty fourth day of Jan'y 1847, all persons owning, and having possession of HOGS, are hereby noufied to keep them penned up - and ANY HOGS found in the streets of the Town, shall be TAKEN UP, and the owner thereof fined five dollars. If no owner can be found within five days thereafter, the HOG or HOGS shall be forfeited to the municipality. 2 3t Jan'y 8th 1847. GEORGE HYDE. Alcalde (Line Break) A CARD. C. E. PICKETT, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Having located himself permanently in the Town of YERBA BUENA, will practice his Profession in all the Courts of this Department, and, also, act as Agent for the Collection of all Debts entrusted in his care. 1 2t (Line Break) JOB PRINTING -- CIRCULAR, HAND BILLS &amp;c.Executed with dispatch at this Office.
To < jijm. J. IS. Hull. fleftJMf e>f Ihi* rtrt "I « ullfureiia. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
To Capt. J. B. Hull, Governor of the Northern District pf California SIR -- The undersigned having been appointed by you, a committee of examination and inquiry into the state of the accounts in the Alcaldes office, and the manner of the appropriation of the funds of the office, in order to ascertain if there has been any misappropriaticn of the town funds by W. A. Bartlett during his administration of the chief magistracy of the town and district of San Francisco, (see paper A hereunto annexed) have the honor to address you the following retrport of our proceedings and examination. On calling upon Mr. Bartlett, we found him both desirous and anxious that it be conducted by us in the most thorough manner, so that if any funds hail been misapproiated by hirn, it should be shown, and if not the tougue of slander for ever silenced. On the examination of the books of the office, we find the whole amount of receipts credited in the Alcaldes office, from the fifteenth of August to the ele...
. 1 ■ [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
For The California Star. Mr. Editor. — In yoisr concluding remarks in your last paper relative to the late insurrection, you say "allied end wounded — none. It is a reraarkabla fact that most people attach great importance to a battle according' to tbe numbircf killed and wounded. The skill and .judgment display, seenn to be a secondary j consideration. In order to piace the subject in j its true light, allow me to present two cases, and task of you to say which ccmmar.der dJterve3 the ■tost credit? . An army of 20,000 men, engages another of j 40,000, the commander of the former by great 'skill and bravery defeats the latter, but with a Ios3 of 5,000— Lis opponent 10,000: the various manecuvors of the victorious General is scarcely thought of; but the loss on both sides wins him tho admiration of the world. The other cas» — an errny of 5,C00 meets a | similar force ; but he latter after a short engage- ; mint, retires without any loss on either side; a ; parley ensues, in which the...
Verbs MmrmM and v.: Fnnriwo 123?. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
Yerba Buena and San Francisco Bay As we have never seen in any of the numerous journals published by travellers, a correct dlscription of this part of California, we design from time to time, to give to our readers abroad, all the information that we may be enabled to procure in relation to it. At present we will confine ourselves to the town in which we live, and the circumjacent country. The magnificent accounts of one have excited distrust wherever they have been read; while the manifest intention of others to puff themselves into importance and notoriety, and fill their pockets at the expense of the curious and credulous, has destroyed all the force and weight of the few facts coninued in their works. Instead of being of any benefit to the country, they have done it a great injury. We have just read "travels" of one of these self-styled travelers in California, Thomas J. Farnham, and we find it to be nothing but one continued strain of bloated bombart, from beginin to end. This ...
I • [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
News from Oregon. Tke American bark Toulon, Capt Crosby arrived here on the 27th inst., from the Columbia river, having made the passage in ten days. -- She Is loaded with flour and lumber. A few hours after the arrival of the Toulon, the Hudson Bay Company's schooner Cadboro, Capt. Scarborough, came in. She also, made the passage from the mouth of the Columbia river in ten days. She has on board the officers and crew of the United States sloop of war Shark, which was wrecked a few months since at the mouth of the Columbia. From Mr. C. Smith, one of the passengers on the Toulon, we have obtained a file of late Oregon city papers from which we glean the following items. All the emigrants from the United States by the old route bad arrived, and many of those by the new route through the upper part of California, marked out last summer by Mr. Applegate. There was on the last of November, one company still in the Umpqua mountains suffering greatly for the want of provisions, and from th...
■ [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
European News. By theToulon we have news from Europe to the 20th of June . In England a speedy dissolution of the Peel ministry was predicted by that powerful journal the London Times, and it was thought that Lord John Russell would be the head of the new Cabinet. The following vessels have been ordered to tha Gulf of Mexico, to protect British interests: -- The Endymion 41 guns; Alarm 26; Daring 12; Ross 18; steamer Vesuvius 6; and it is stated that a strong French force would unite with the English squadron for their common interests. The Com law bill has passed to a third reading by a majority of fifty five. It is stated that much sympathy existed in England for Mexico; and that the prevailing opinion was that the object of the war on the part of the United Stales, was to seize upon California. Prince Louis Napoleon had escaped from prison in France, and arrived in England Ibrabim Pacha, after visiting France had arrived in England on tha 5th of June. Great Britain has offered to...
Fra:. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
France. The French Chamber of Peers assembled as a Court of Justice on ths 5th of June, to try LeCompte for an attempt on the King's life. He was condemned and executed on the 9th of June. The minister of war had received an official account that, Ab-el-Keder had caused to be cut, the throats of 300 French prisoners in hands. (Line Break)
f onditi«Mi of tli [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
Condition of the Late Emigrants. We would call the attention of the authorities of our government here, to this class of our citizens. They have come here without any previous correct knowledge of the situation of the country, expecting to find the greater part of the farming lands unappropriated, and that they would be able soon after their arrival, to get grants for such portions as they might select. In this they have been disappointed. They find the greater part of the country taken up by large grants of from five to twenty leagues. Many of them are too poor to buy, even at a very low price, and in order to get land, must go soma distance beyond the present settlements where they will be exposed to all the dangers and difficulties incident to the frontier of a new country unless they will be permitted to occupy the mission lands, which are now the public property of the United States. We would therefore suggest to the authorities of our district the ????? en permission be given ...
Fruni [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
Fruni Wo have l»a«l no intini^eneo frr&gt;n:i the array j be'jw since the publication cf our last paper, ex- j ccpt a report xontain«l.ri t'Jn '•Cali:'or!ii.va" ofi tho IGth inst., whir h thj edilor of th-.t papei | gays he got l"r-.ni a waAerwoaian in tho vicinity I of Monterey. He further state?, that it cannjt ba questioned that th 9 rrasher-wor.an ctosc BY WHKHr lie lives, IN always the firstto receivo news of any important move sent cf tha aruy, I and that this mods of getting inldligeacs coca- j pletely throws into the thadc, the carrisr-pigton j syjtcra, nnd the magnr tic Ulfgrapn. Oil cracky ! whore did you como from r.vr.soN? Wo wonder if the parson is n&lt;U particularly ; Cirtial to the washtrv;oni«n in his neighboroo&amp;l . , J Thi* «» 'he wasner-woman'a report m we find j in the Californian — 'Conimodorp Stockton had j reached the town of Anj.ctu'', ar.d ta!:en it three dayi before Col. Freemont arrived Ih?ra— t'mt n portion of the CaVifornian*....
.. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
Capt. Burrus. The death of this gallant officer has left a void in a large circle of friends with whom we sincerely sympathize. We knew Mr. Burrus personally, and a more amiable and gentlemanly man it has never been our fortune to meet. He fell at the head of his men, leading them on, a few moments after giving the order to "cheer and charge," to which our contributor has so happily alluded. The circumstances of his death, reflecting so much credit on him, as a gallant officer, and a brave man, we trust, may in some measure, alleviate the sorrow which all must feel, who knew him, or had been in any way associated with him. The writer of the following lines, to judge alone from them, possesses a lively fancy, fine genius and deep feeling. The measure is eccellent and well adapted to the subject. We hope the author will continue to court the Muse and contribute to our columns.
A Tribute to tho :. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
A Tribute to the Lamented Barrus. Bring laurel to deck the brow of the brave, Bring the flag of the star and the strip, Bring music to chant o'er the warrior's grave, Who fell in the van of the fight; Bring hearts to his low bed of earth, That knew him and treasured him here, Who have him in joy, and joined in his mirth ; But meet him at last with a tear. (Space) His proud soil would not bear The shame that envy strove to east, On him, whose first and dearest care Was manhood's honor -- to the last. With upraised arms and gallant front -- With " cheer end charge " they ride, And foremost in the battle's brunt, Brave Events fell, and died. (Space) Then gather around his lowly bed, With half mast flag, and muffled drum. Pay honors to the gallant dead, Come to a soldier's burial -- come ! We'll write no epitaph of words, We'll raise no stone on high ; But grave his name upon our swords, On watchword, and our battle cry. J.C.C. (Single __________ ) We have news from the United States to...
PROSPECTUS OF THE CALIFORNIA STAR [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
PROSPECTUS OF THE CALIFORNIA STAR The undersigned in common with the rest ot , th* ciizsr.* of the United Stat- having «!*"* enced the good effects of the Press in diffusing cailv and ac-ar-t* informatioa on all important subjects in advocating end defending the right* of even rl^sof tbe people, indctee_ng,*xposingand ops «i&lt; . trranr and oppression — aa4 bemg anxious t.i «cure to bisseelf and the cititess cf hts adopted rtantrv. the benefits of * free, fearless and uatrsmmalled Newspaper— Perchased and brought with him to California a pees* end ail the materials necessary to effect that desirable object Contrarr to our original intent 1 bat being fully convinced that the present cruis in th* affairs of th* country demands it, *• hate resolved to commence at okce the publication of. neper to be st j lei 'THE CALIFORNIA STAR?' * - *" The peculiar situation of our country, and the absence of all sinister motives forbid th* idea of the intrusion into oar eoloms oi party poli...
Ts taw PmMftr. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
To the Public. Tlie •mnety of th« proprielnr to commenc« the |.üb!ication of bis paper at th* present time -th* absence of the ptntleman rnplayed as permancat editor, and my own convictions of the propriety and necessity of commencing it without further delay, hare injured me temporarily to take charge of the editorial department of toe California Star. As the conductor of a Pabtie Journal, I shall be governed solely by what 1 believe to be th* interest of the people of CaJi/or. sis. Having no inUrest bat in common with them, every po«i'-V means ill be employed to ascertain (hear wishes and ad the inilacnc* of the rTA« will be exerted in carrying them oat. While on the editorial tripod, elf private pique personal feeling and jealousy will U* laid aside It will be my constant e&amp;rt to make the oscfuland interesting. Its columns will at all times be open to the public for the discussion of all subjects ofgcaerii isterctt. E. P. JONES.
Porlrj. [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
Porlrj. Tbree tHsgi to be chiefly considered id poe Urd iil-jjtraiion: whatalull b« obviously seen, what ihall be instantly admired, and what shall be iaaaWMa^ cbancterisue. The three dignities of poetry: tba trot and K-inderful united, lie uaiea of tie beaatifal and Urn wist, end Iho utuon of art end nature.
AN ORDINANCE [Newspaper Article] — California Star — 30 January 1847
AN ORDINANCE Whereas the local name of Yerba Buena as applied to the settlement or town of San Francisco -- is unknown beyond the immediate district; and has been applied from the local name of the Cove on which the town is built--Therefore, to prevent confusion and mistakes in public documents, and that the town may have the advantage of the name given on the published maps. It is hereby ordered that the name of San Francisco, shall hereafter be used in all official communications, and public documents, or records appertaining to the town. WASH'N A BARTLETT Chief Magistrate Published by order J.G.T.Dunleavy, Municipal Clerk