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Page 192 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
New Agricultural Paper.—No. 5 of the "Pacific Rural Press" came to hand this week, fully sustaining its former issues, and "speaking great credit" for the proprietors who have fairly established the "best" agricultural paper on this coast The editorials are written by an experienced hand, and can, therefore, be relied upon as correct The subject matter each number contains is worth more than the price of subscription We hail this advent in the agricultural field, and bespeak for the proprietors success in their enterprise, as the State and Coast has now a paper "fully up to the occasion," and one which cannot fail to become valuable and interesting. Price per year— $4.00 We especially commend this new agricultural journal to our friends in Sierra Valley, not only as a repository of useful information, but also as a beautiful pictorial for their parlor tables.— [Mt. Messenger, Downieville. Newspapers.—The San Francisco "Scientific Press,"a journal that has accomplished more for the m...
Page 192 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
4 W \lwLJ3F _fi f f ?JRfflsa. Poultry Yard N. W. cor. 16th and Castro Stß., OAKLAND. © X"*2 KORi*C;OJt»EB-», VIEWS, ALBUMS, CHROMOS, FRAMES. E. &amp; H. T. ANTHONY &amp; CO., 591 BROADWAY, N. V., Invite the attention of the Trader to their extensive assortment of the above goods, of their Own Publication, Manufacture and Importation. Also, PHOTO LANTERN SLIDES and GRAPHOSCOPES. NEW VIEWS OF YOSEMITE. E. &amp; H. T. ANTHONY &amp; CO., 691 Broadway New York, Opposite Metropolitan Hotel, IMPORTERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF l?liotO4rrar&gt;lii&lt;? Materials. ma2s-10t Crandall Patent Spring Bed, Received Premium for best Spring Bed at the State Fair and was on exhibition at all of ithe District airs n this State. IT EXCEL© IN l.iuMm ««, rieanllnesß, .Elasticity and Ilur«blllty t Any other Spring Bed Ever Invented. Being without upholstery in can be aired at pleasure; while the springs being in couplets are self-supporting, thus dispensing with ...
Page 17 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
JIW*) m- 3fc^' *^^ W^ W *J|^ mJLmJL^ *M 2£) priEjh^, pJbw, Ja£spK-». tf jß3iP' r^s^L^ jKjff| _ m I CAR AND CARRIAGE MANUFACTURING" COMPANY, CORNER: FOURTH AND BRYANT streets, SAN FRANCISCO, • I , MANUFACTUIiERS OF ALL KINDS OF I CABBIA6ES, COTINTHY AID FARM WAGONS, Jja ■%£&gt; / PRICES GREATLY REDUCED ■! /^^r Freight Wagons, Stage Wagons, Light Buggies also, the Celebrated With their Patent Steel Plate Axle. , • V '^ i—«•» ■ 1m The WOOD C SPRING THOROUGH-BRACE WAGON is the lightest, most durable, ami reliable wagon ever made, and the best evidence of their qual- | ities is the fact that out of 1,000 of these wagons now in use, we have never had one returned on our hands. THEY REQUIRE NO REPAIRS. They are easy for horse and man. They will cany weight. They are lighter than .any v£agpn of their size and dimensions ever made. The Patent Steal J&amp;ite Axle never j requires Setting. A full sized wagon to carry two heavy men weighs but 200 pounds. Wagons of any other mak...
Page 18 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
PACIFIC RURAL PRESS A First Class Illustrated 16-page Agriculture Harts/-Jp^rnal, by DEWEY &amp; CO., San Francisco. Ft is crammed full of Hints and Information for the Progressive People of the Pacific States, which are more Profitable and vitally Interesting to our Husbandmen and Industrial Classes than any which can be obtained elsewhere. Subscribe at once for your own Pleasure and Profit. The above cats have been illustrated an t described, among those of other celebrated stock, in the weekly issues of the PACIFIC RURAL PRESS. 4P OVER
Page 19 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
. f/E 9c ** &lt;% j %:./ a f\« sl"cuss Ah Is issued weekly on Saturdays, containing j sixteen pages devoted to Afrriculturc, Horticulture, Stools Uiil.-iuti-, Domestic Economy, Iliinie &gt;lH,mifii* at uroH M«s--olimiilcm, linliiHtiios, etc. With an able and ample corps of editors, spe- | cial contributors and correspondents, we pub- ! lish a liberal variety of articles, entertaining as j well as instructive, which not only make the j Rural Press an able assistant to its patrons, | but an attractive and welcome visitor to every j reader in every intelligent Home Circle; for few there are— or female—who will not : find pleasure and ennoblement in the study of progressive farming and gardening. Honest, intelligent and correct information j is faithfully given, in behalf of, and urging An Unproved Cultivation of the Soil; A greater Diversity of Products; Better Breeds of Stock; Better Varieties of Fruits; The Culture of New Products; Creation of New Homo Industries; Ado...
Page 19 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
A. CARD. December, 1870. Having seen the prospectus of the Pacific! Rural Press, and believing there is great need I in our comparatively new' agricultural districts of such a journal as therein proposed, the uni dersigned do not hesitate to state that from the ! standing reputation and success of its pub- ! lishers, (Messrs. Dewey &amp; Co., proprietors of • the BCKNTOTC Press,) we believe the new jour- ' nal will be worthy of universal trial by our agi ricultural and rural population, and that its publication will be fruitful of much usefulness ! to its subscribers and in forwarding the development of our natural wraith and prolific rei sources. ('HAS. F. REED.'President State Agricultural Society, i I&gt;H. J. 8. CURTIS, Yolo co. \VM. 11. PARKS, late l'rcst. North'n Pint. Au.Society. j BOBT BECK, Sec"? Gal. State Agricultural Society. i &lt;.'. T. WHEELER. Member state Hoard of Agriculture. koht HAMILTON, member St. Board of Agriculture. : E. MILLS. Member...
Page 19 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
The Pacific Kukal is only four dollars per annum. Tlie paper is especially intended for tbe farmer, tho gardener, and the country gentleman, but will be n useful paper, in other respects, to every man having a family. It will be devoted to spreading information, to advance farming, gardening, stockrailing and fruit-growing interests of the Pacific slope, and ns we in thin country cannot find, owing to the difference of climate here, and at the East, the requisite information in our Eastern papers, we think that here is a chance to buy what we want, home tons, nnd we recommend the papers to all.— [NeT. Gazette. Kfrai. Pbfss. L. P. McCarty, traveling agent for the San Francisco ''Rural Press," is now in this town soliciting subscribers and collecting statistics nnd other information for the paper The "Rural"is a large, well-conducted paper, containing a great, variety of important information to the farmer, gardener, mechanic, or merchant, and we are pleased to see that it, is attaini...
Page 19 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 25 March 1871
The Largest and Best in America. The Scientific Press, Established in 1860, is now the Largest, Most Original, Best Illustrated and most Ably and Carefully Edited Practical Mining Journal on the Western Continent. Its contents are made Up of fresh intelligence in a condensed and interesting style, easily appropriated by the reader, who linds its columns replete with new facts and ideas not obtainable in the books of the past or in any one other of the journals of the day. Varied in its carefully compiled and conveniently arranged departments, representing the special and leading industries of the Pacific States—Mining, Mechanism, Manufacturing, Building, Improvements and Inventions—it becomes a weekly informant to all Scientific, Mechanical, Manufacturing and Industrial Progressionists on the coast, an immense list of whom testify to its pleasant, profitable and elevating influence. The progress of our journal has been steady and unvarying. Encouraged by a liberal class of readers w...
HOW CHROMOS ARE MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 1 April 1871
HOW CHROMOS ARE MADE. W« give this week another fine engraving from one of Prang's excellent chromos. It is entitled " Launching the Life Boat," and is after a painting by Edward Moran of Philadelphia. Our readers will remember the picture of "Sunset on the ("oast," by De Haas, which appeared in the PIUGM of Feb. 11th. With their success with these two productions the publishers are well content. They do not hesitate to say (we quote) that in the reproduction of these two pictures they have given to the public, two master-pieces of American art, such as have never before been approached by the hand of the chromo artist. Although Mr. Moran's picture is in perfect contrast to Mr. De Haas', the two are nevertheless most excellent companion pieces. While the latter is glowing with color, the former \m gray Hinl sombre. Here the storm in yet raging in i&lt;* fury, autl the beaveni are covered with black clouds. There it has already spent its force, and through the riven cloud-vei...
MECHANICAL PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 1 April 1871
MECHANICAL PROGRESS. Pneumatic Mail Tubes.—The following description is from Gardiner Greene Hubbard's late memorial on the subject of postal telegraph: "Twelve of the principal offices in Paris are connected by these tubes. The carrier consists of a brass box, shaped like a clock weight, placed inside a tightly-fitting case of hard leather. After many experiments this form has been found the best adapted for the service. The messages are placed with addressed envelopes in the carrier, together with a list, showing the number and destinations of the messages. The carrier stops at every office on the route, that messages may be taken out and others put in. Each office is furnished with a Morse instrument and line wire. There is one main circuit 21,497 feet in length, two secondary, 17,350 feet and 16,617 feet, and a branch line 3,712 feet, making a total of 59,182 feet, or eleven miles. "The trains" start from the central station every 15 minutes, and make the circuit in about 14 min...
SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 1 April 1871
SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS. Effect of Light at Diffekent SeaDepths.—An instrument for testing the depth to which the actinic rays of light can penetrate, devised by Mr. Siemens, was recently tested in Gibraltar Harbor by Dr. Carpenter. The action of the sea water upon it, however,—increased as it was by the galvanic current arising from the contact of iron and brass in the mechanism, — interfered in some degree with its working, and it is to be reconstructed and again tested. We copy a description of it: " The foundation of the apparatus is a horizontal wheel with three radii, each of them carrying a glass tube in which a piece of sensitised paper is sealed up. The rotation of this wheel round a vertical axis brings each of the tubes in succession out of a dark chamber in which it ordinarily lies, exposes it to light in an uncovered space, and then carries it into darkness again. This movement is produced by a spring; but it is regulated by a detent that projects from the kee2&gt;e...
The Snow-Bound, Starved Emigrants of 1846. [Newspaper Article] — Pacific Rural Press — 1 April 1871
The Snow-Bound, Starved Emigrants of 1846. Statement by Mr. Reed, one of the Dormer Company. "The Doiuier Tragedy—A Thrilling Chapfer in Our Pioneer History." [Contiuued from puge 188.] Arrive at Capt. Sutler's. When I arrived, making known my situation to him, asking if he would furnish me horses and saddles to bring the women ami children out of the mountains, [I expected to meet them at the head of Bear Valley by the time I could return there], he at once complied with the request; also saying that he would do every thing possible for me and the company. On the evening of my arrival at the Captain's, I found Messrs. Bryant, Lippencott, Grayson, mid Jacobs, some of the early voyagers in the Russel company, they having left that company at Fort Laramie, most of them coming on horseback. During the evening a meeting was held, in which I participated, adopting a memorial to the commander of Slitter's Fort, to permit them to raise one or moro companies of volunteers, to proceed to Los...