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The "Fruits" of Horticulture. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
The "Fruits" of Horticulture. We give below a specimen of tho Fruits that are produced by encouraging the science of " Pomology." We present our friends and readers with the sentiments inculcated by a gathering of the friends of Agriculture, Horticulture and Floriculture, at the Pomological Festival given by Hon. M. P. Wilder, at Boston, last winter, at the Revere House. Among gudsts from every State, men of the highest standing, we find the Governor of Massachusetts, the Mayor of Boston, and other distinguished men, and when called to respond, their words are as the fruits of such festivals nourished and grown upon the great tree of Agriculture. We append a few, to show them in contrast with political speeches, and hope the day is not far distant when such festivals shall be had upon the Pacific coast. When the company had partaken of the elegant repast, Mr. Wilder made a brief address, and gave utterance to the pleasure which this visit of the members of the American Pomological S...
I AM LONELY. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
I AM LONELY. I am lonely, oh, how lonely, And my weary soul doth pine, For one loving heart, one only, Joy and grief to sharo with mine I I would pour each thought, each feeling, Fearless out, on some fond breast, Sure to find an echo stealing Upward from its gentle rest! When the festal throng arc meeting, Round one form my arm I'd twine, Conscious that the heart-pulse beating, Gave back throb for throb, to mine! Then I'd smile where crowds are smiiing, Proudly feeling even there, Where sweet beauty's most beguiling, I was one heart's dearest care ! Vain, all vain is this world's yearning For the love I knew of yore, Sadly, toari'ully I'm learning, Earth will give it me no more I I have known how dear a blessing, Is a love that knows no fear, But its sweetness, past expressing, Never more my heart will cheer I So, I'm lonely, very lonely, And my weary soul doth pine, For that blessed home where only Love and joy «an now be mine 1 Doha Lib.
Women Should Shun Men of Bad Character. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
Women Should Shun Men of Bad Character. We hope that the following advice will not be lost on all mothers and daughters. They should shun base and sensual men. as they would a leper. But unfortunately the society of a brilliant bad man, is about as much courted, as a brilliant good one. Females cannot shield themselves under the plea of ignorance. Good men may have bad reputations, and bad men good reputations, but aside from this, they have a character which is or may be known by all decent women who would prefer the society of a gentleman, to that of a villain and roue. — Ohio Farmer. Here is the extract,: Did woman feel the responsibility of the station she holds in society —did she feel how much she is the arbitress of man's destinies on earth, nay, even beyond it, how different would she act! Instead of dispensing her smiles equally on the worthy and unworthy, she would show by her discountenance of vice, how hateful it was to her; no matter how talented a man was, how graceful...
PUSH ON! [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
PUSH ON! HENRY J. SARGENT. Awake I and listen. Everywhere— From upland, grove and lawn, Out breathe the universal prayer, The orison of morn. Arise! and don thy working garb; All nature is astir; Let honest motives he thy barb, And usefulness thy spur. Stop not to li .-t the boisterous jeers, (lie would be what thou art,) They should not c'en offend thine ears, Still less disturb thy heart What though you have no shining hoard, (Inheritance or stealth;) To purchase at the broker's board, The recompense of wealthPush on I You're rusting while you stand; Inaction will not do; Take life's small bundle in your hand, And trudge it briskly through. Push on I Don't blush because you have a patch In honest labor won ; There's many a ema'l cot roofed with thatch Is happier than a throne. Push on I The world is large enough For you, and me, and all; You must expect your sharo of rough, And, now and then, a fall. But up again I act out your partBear smilingly your load; There's nothing like a ...
Sketches connected with California History. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
Sketches connected with California History. ritOLOOUE. In that most ancient collection of gazettes containing the earliest chronicles of the human race, as indited by Moses and the prophets, and continued by tho apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, until they touched on the distinctly ascertained boundaries of historical evidence, we are informed of countries similar to the one in which it has pleased God to cast our lot: of the primitive life of the ancient patriarchs and rancheros; of their explorations of unknown territories ; of their battles with the heathen and conquest of Phillistine nations; of their discoveries of lands flowing with wine and milk and honey; of soils yielding an hundred fold; and of their trade and commerce with peoples and tribes who had riches of gold and silver, and pearls and precious stones. And here followeth the narration of some of the most noted of their daily events, as related' by editors of those times, when the earth lay a fresh field, open t...
PRICES OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
PRICES OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. Hnll's 8-horse Threshers $900 Pitt's do do on wheels 1,000 Emery's 2 horse do 400 McCormick's Reapers and Mowers ) 400 Hussey's do do y to Manny's do do )450 Ketohum's Mowers $175® 200 Grant's five-finger wire frame Cradles 90® 100 Sc\ I hes and Snaiths 25® 50 Bay Rakes, wood 6® 10 Hore Rakes 20® 25 Hay Forks, two prongs 8® 10 do do three prongs 12® 20, We are informed says the Sonoma Bulletin of May 10th, that the frosts of last week have materially injured the fruit in Napa. The peaches throughout the valley were ruined, and grapes in many of the orchards were more or less injured, We havo heard no complaints in Sonoma, however.
MARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
MARRIED. On the 12th May, in this city, by Justice Pearson, Jacob Jogger and Mrs. Sarah Taylor, both of this city. On the 10th May, in this city, by Rev. Mr. Le Brae, John 8. Blakiston and Miss Catharine Cassidy. On the 13th May, in this city, by Key. R. P. Cutler, Thomas A. White and Miss Emma A. Hunt, both of this city. On the 9th May, in this cit;\ by Rev. Mr. Thomas, Geo. W. Somerindyke and Miss Mary Yates. On the Bth May, in Marysville, Jas. W. Noyle and Angeline H. Hughes, both of Patterson, N. J. On the 2d May, at Mokelumne Hill, Joel Martin and Miss M. Burton. **"
DIED. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
DIED. On the 7th May, in Monterey, Donna Maria A. Lugo de Vallejo, aged 78 year*, wife of the late lgnacio Vallejo. She »vas born in San Luis Obispo—married her godfather when 13 years old —and had 156 children, grand children, and great grand children. She retained her memory and faculties until within a few weeks of her death. On the 12th May, in this city, Mary Coralie, infant daughter of Alex. G. and Emilie Abell, aged 4 months and 12 days. On the 7th May, at the Mission Dolores, Charles, only eon of Chas. Brown, Esq., aged 6 months and 19 days.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
OBITUARY. The tolling bell on the evening of the last Sabbath, drew our steps to the church of Rev. Mr. Benton, at Sacramento. Soon a long procession of children from the Schools were gathered within the church, and the organ notes sent forth the solemn requiem for the dead ; then from the voices of many children rose the " Farewell Hymn," and this touching appeal prepared those who were in the crowded auditory to listen to the solemn address of the pastor who made an earnest exhortation to impress upon the minds of those present the melancholy event which had just occurred, in the loss of one of the teachers by drowning, while crossing the river from opposite Sacramento. It being near dusk, the boat was crushed by a steamer, and this lady with her friend and protector perished. This event is most touchingly and trutlifully, yet beautifully and tenderly given in the obituary which we append, a just tribute to a most amiable and highly esteemed lady. The obituary notice is from the p...
SAN FRANCISCO MARINE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
SAN FRANCISCO MARINE LIST. ARRIVALS. May 9—Bark Ocean Bird, Wiggin, Columbia River, 5 days, with lumber. U S Quartermaster's schrMonterey, Belcher, Colorado river, 28 days, with ordnance. Schr Horace, Deane, Tomales Bay, 18 hours ; potatoes. May 10—Clipper ship Elizabeth F Willetts, Sisson, New York, with incise. Bark Iwanona, Dryden, Oregon, 7 days; lumber. Brig Francisco, Smith, Astoria, 6 days, with produce. Schr Emeline (whaler), Osborn, from a cruise, and 34 days from Cape St Lucas, with 6000 gall sperm and sea elephant oil. Br schr Honolulu Packet, Robertson, Vancouver Island, 14 days, with oil. May 11—Steamer Humboldt, Fisher, Humboldt Bay, 38 hours, with $42,000 in gold dust, and lumber. Clipper schr Vaquero. Harris, Honolulu. 17 days, in ballast. Schr Laura Bevan, Morion, San Pedro, 10 days, with hides. Schr Queen of the West, Dame, Santa Cruz, 2 days ; lime. Schr Francisco, Miller, Montery, 20 hours; mdse. May 12—Brig J S Cabot, Wood, Monterey, 36 hours; stone. Schr Ramble...
Page 158 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
SPECIAL NOTICES. The Balsam of Wild Cheny.— Proofs of the superiority of Da. Wistar's Balsam pour in from all parts of the country. Oxford, New Haven Co.. Conn., Jan. 4. Dear Sir: Having witnessed the effects of WISTAR'S BALSAM OF WILD CHERRY, in the case of one of my neighbors, who has been for several years seriously afflicted with the phthisic, general pulmonary weakness, bleeding of the lungs, etc., I have been induced to ask you to send mo some of the medicine. My neighbor, referred to above, lately had a violent attack of bleeding at the lungs, and distress in breathing. He tried a bottle of the Wild Cheny, which has produced a most salutary and favorable effect. At his instance, and several others laboring under like complaints, I have been induced to make this request. By attending to the above immediately, you will oblige tho afflicted, and also. Yours, etc., HENRY DUNHAM. Sold by all druggists. Agents for San Francisco, B. B. THAYER &amp; CO. JJT Opinion of the Pre...
Page 158 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
MARKET REPORTS. Where are they t what are they Belling 1 True we have bread enough and to spare. So our friends East will find when i their clippers return back to them with our produce and their ouin goods. They will soon learn about our markets and grow wiser. The following are tho rates for to-day of Grain and Flour, and a few other products: CALIFORNIA GROWTH. Flour, $&gt;• bbl, best brands $10 00 ®12 00 Wheat, $&gt; Va IVi® lty Barley, " l%® IV4 Oats, " 2 ® Butter, best dairy, 16 48 ® 60 Cheese, " " 30 ® 35 Lard, best, in tins 20 &lt;t&gt; 25 Honey, best, in boxes, lb 200 ® CALIFORNIA PRODUCTS FOB EXPORT. Hay, pressed, ton, $15 00 ®16 00 Hides 250 @ 275 Markets generally are dull, except for those articles that are now in some demand for export. Money is abundant, upon undoubted securities; but scarce and hard to be had in the usual course of collections. Economy and untiring industry, and constant effort will eventually bring things all right. H...
Page 158 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
1 BUSINESS CARDS. DUNCAN &amp; CO. J. C. DUNCAN AUCTIONEER. REAL ESTATE AUCTION ROOMS, Not. 156 and 158 Montgomery street, (in Montgomery Block.) Having taken the nbove spacious rooms, we shall devote our entire attention to sales of Real Estate, Stocks, Administrators' and Assignees' Sales, etc., etc. Intending to transact a strictly legitimate Commission Business, we solicit consignments from our friends and the public. Our rooms being well adapted to large sales of FURNITURE, consignments ol the same will be received. v 3-16 BOUND FOR THE STATES ! Merchants, Miners and others,bound home, are advised to visit OAK HALL, Boston, Mass., where they can replenish their Wardrobes with complete outfits from one of the largest and best assorte 1 stocks » of Clothing, Furnishing Goods, &amp;c, &amp;c, in tho United States. Also, every variety of Boy's Clothing. fTF* One Price, Cash System, giving all an equal chance. G. W. SIMMONS. Oak Hall, North street, Boston, Ma...
Page 158 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have formed a Copartnership for the purpose of continuing and carrying on the Furniture Trade as Wholesale and Retail Dealers and Importers, in this city and Sacramento, under the name and style ot HOWES Si CO. Resident Partner, Boston R. HOWES, of the old firm of Howes Sc. Co., 180 and 182 Montgomery street. Resident Partner, San Francisco.. ..DAVID MOORE, San Francises), Sacramento, 139 Jackson st. 103 X st. Resident Partner, Sacramento B. C. NEWCOMB, 77 X street, Sacramento City. San Francisco, May 8, 1855. To Our Friends and the Public. By uniting the above three firms our capital is largely increased and our expenses reduced more than one-half, which enables us to offer you a greater variety of Goods at 15 to as per cent. leg* than our former rates. One of the partners wiil be in Boston and New York to purchase goods, and will take advantage of the markets to obtain such goods as are desirable, at the Lowest Cash Rates. Three...
Page 159 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 17 May 1855
HORTICULTURAL, &amp;c. Flowers I Flowers 11 GOLDEN GATE NURSERY, Comer Fourth and Fulsom streets. Office 170 Washington street, San Francisco. PERSONS desirous ot embellishing their gardens or conservatories, will find at this establishment the largest stock and greatest variety of plants to be found on the Pacific coast. Among which are: Camelia Japonicas, in 70 varieties; Perpetual Roses of all the classes; fragrant and fancy Geraniums; Passilloras, Heliotropes, Verbenas, Honeysuckles, Abutilons, Myrtles, Oleanders, Jessamines, Fuschias, Daphnes, Dahlias, Bulbous Roots, Ornamental Shrubbery; and a general assortment of Green House and Hardy Plants. Orders for shipment to any part of" the State will be carefully executed by addressing D. Nelson, 170 Washington street, or the propi ietor, Box 1,957 Post-office. vi9-3m W. C. WALKER. Golden Gate Nursery, Corner of Folsom and Fourth streets, San Francisco. OFFICE—NO. 170 WASHINOTON STREET THE attention of the public is requeste...