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/ ¿ --, ■>, 1 0^>t7 ^ StwMe VOL. 4. LOS ANGELES, THUKSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1855. NO. 34. .Mnte1 i ni Cos ¿Ungcícs Star. rt>\ publlHhed every Thursday, inTempb's ingu, Main street, head óf Commercial, by J. S. WA1TE & CO. —Subscription, Six iiollarfi per annum, payable ¡n or Nine Dollar*! at the end of the year. é_r,ertUf.in".nU inserted at Two Dollars per square of ten lines for th'; fir'it biüiirtiou, and line Dollar per square for n ^nhsequent insertion. Terms, Cash. gieot advin-tisemeiits must he paid for in advance attention. unioation la admlsaable over a fictitious signa- i the real author or writer i» known. Agents of tlie Los» Angelen Star. The folWitííí i;entlemeu are authorized Agents for the Star: XuoXAS lit-RTiif-K San Gabriel. = fijiiittfE Rice _ " .,_, S. TllOKPiHON.. Jt. iln'itiN.i •Cot,. Jacksov " Alk<. S. Taylor *?**?_ , ?J. MaariRB Santa liarba-a. H1MAS .1. I1.M1VKY fan tl TH-JMAS BOTCB. ..San Bernardino . San Francisco. LOS ANGELAS BTAR $aír § rinfiitg (KstitWisfimcitt. MA1X STREET, (Temple's BuiliUngs,) . .The proprietors of the. Lo» Angele* Star, would respect ■jfillly inform their friends and the public, that they liavi "just received a large and varied assortment of new inatcri- ¡*L and are now prepared to execute the following descfip. tlon.i of TLAIN AND FANCY JOB I»HI3XTTI3SrCS-, In the best style (tf tlie Art. Books Circulare, ' Law Blanks, Famnhlets, -.Cards; Bills of Esch ' Bill Heads, Deeds, Labels, Holes, Posters, Billets. ¡■Or any other rteuerlption of Having had many years toaneh of the In Satisfaction to all who may favor ui jK^I'ersons wishing work done ; tjlo cill arid examine specimen* igo Bank Checks. Progrcmmes, Bills of Fare. 'rintini that may be desired. practical experience in this -™ifldeut of Kivimr entire Jfn Sale or _\t\\\. won 8 AIM. Till-: U N"ll F.P.ST.; XKI> oilers for sa RANCH CATTLE at a lo* rate. >'or particulars apply at his Ie his whole stock <; .deuce on Main street L. V. prüphAmme. Billiard Saloon to lteul. M_tt__ The undersigned ha» for Rent a Saloon eligibly lE^fm situiitiid and in per feci order. ¡SÍ a jail Apply at. Ihe AtlUII.A DK ORO, *™*» fje(V =>,_;f C-nUA de lo.-i Xegros; Prult Trees. THE subscriber has just, reeeived. in good order, lOOO FHXIT TREES, from the celebrated fío raerles at Roche-stor, New York — Anions them may be found— A PI'I.E. l'EA< II, I*li.AR, PLUM, CHERRY, A l'ül •'(",?, SSCTARINBS, DWARF TEAR, and DWARF ALMONDS. These Trees wore taken out ofthe ground Not. Ilth. ;. !■■ .■:..■; [deci4-tf] w . ii. n-nrnv FOIl SALE. i^r»100 ACRESOF THE E1..-T AGRICULTURAL LAND<r^- 4$Ü9$in the County ol I.os Angeles, which needs n(l füílli -^íj™ irrigation, 50 acres under fence, has a gooiljyi—i ROUSE and necessary outhouses. Also, 600 HOGS, among which an ir;0 Breeding Sows In pig ; twenty HÜKSK-. TOOLS, WAGON?, &c. The Farm is situaled three miles from this City; nnd th only object the present proprietor has in selling it, is thai he wishes-tf- leave the State. _"-!>-. Terms easy. Enquire of nuv2D—tf W.M. 15. =0jSBÜRN, Agent. i-ith tlieir orders, respectfully business mxte. C. K. Carr, LlTORNEY AND C0UX.«3_i.01t AT LAW, City of Lot Anéeles. nnvlíí 'K tf tí. T.i-npsii.il Buril 11, ATTORNEY ft LAW. City of Los Angeles, Office. Rii'li.la's Il.iiHinaa, Main street. G John G. Nichols, R0CEK7 AND PROVISION STORE, at his Old Stand o D fllnfthew Lniifiinmo, EAi.ER IN PROVISIONS. (JRWKIUKS Calle de Its Nebros. Los Angela. '<Chas. R. Joiiv-iv. II. S. .Tolinsoti Ai Allansoti, Sa_uan to Alexander ■ (■ MfUa_ TTTHOLESAjn ANO RjETAIL TT..\I.KÜ- IN W MERCHANDISE. Main st., I/.s Am-el-s. TO IlftlNT. i—att A D1:SIRAI5L1:FARM, near the Pan fíabri.-l _■■ SgBMi.ision. There is about >M acres eneliised, hnll'M _3^of whieh can be irrigated. Tliere is nlso aomeJi \*ines. Fruit Trees and a good IIolisl- on the premises- Inquire at this office. novtl-tf For Sale, jfrstp. THE VALCABIÜ RANCHO OF SAN TTWOTEO. _Z_t U-ing between San -1,-ieitito nnd San Goi-gona., nnd ad- ZlAZ. i'iii»in¡f the Rancho of Sen Bernardino. Said Ranch" cuutaius about one league of land, and was panted In Micheltorenti in 1843. The Athmtic ami I'fieifie Ruilroad i destined to pass through this Runcho, via the San Gorgo nio I'ass. which is acknowledged by all to be the mo^t fei>- sible route. This consideration alone will render the pro-t ¡iiuty exceedingly valuable to any une who may desire to purchase. For further particulars ripply to Don Louis Robuloux at hi rasldnnc at Jurupa, or to the undesigned at his office in Los Angeles. oofH'-tf MYRON NORTON. pisfellánji. VRlualil=e I>lscovery. The Washington Star contain?; the cori*c?po:i!T- :.'iic(j between Thoma¿s S. Drew, Stiporintend'.Mt of [odian Affairs, and oth rs, relative to a recent discovery, which bids fair to be of great importaiic1'. The Alta Califor .ran says that Dr. G. Gr, Slmmavd, PEiysician and GeologVt to the Lake Bxpedition. commanded by Capt. M.ircy.U. S. A., to the regions fad llie f-otirce ofthe Eig Wachita and lirazos rivers, ¡a the north of Tcxa?, has discovered a siiliptitnte for Gum Arabic, which he calls " Gum Mezquite/' a id which, he has no doubt, will prove a valuable sox-ce of revenue to tlie Stales of Texas. New Mexico, »fec. It is believed to cx'x-it iu inexiiaustible '[tiíiiitllieí:. Sp¡.-!;"m.*i¡s of !l:c ;;-ir*í ho?e =bOBS for- warded by Dr Shumard to Dr. Dreu*. and are .-Vs- eriLe'liiy tbe tetter as -strikingly similar to Gum ,Vrabic, not only as regards t^ste and appearance, but as to their mucilaginous quaLitiea. Mr. Drew states: "That upon diluting one ounce of this gum in two ouncis of cold water. T had a fine, gltttmoofi paste, which I have used in sealing envelopes and other packages.' I have also caused it to be mixed withstareli, in the application to linen, and, in both instances, have no hesitation in saying, that it is equal to the article of which it must soon become a popular substitute, hi the first form, the Indian Department is permitted thcprivilege of its Brat official use. It will be seen thut itsadbeaiou or glutinous qualities cannot beexe lied; as I have sealed up the box with it, and will use it ou the outward envelope. Should this gum prove as valuable in formof'mucilagiuo'.is preparations for the s=ck, as in Ihe two cases to which I have subjected it, and should it command one-half the present p.ices paid for Gum Arabic,the gathering it would aübrd emp'oyment for. and tlte support oí thousands oi' tlie wild Indians on ihe plains, and, with cneour- agenent, it will become a valuable article of traffic ou the westecii frontiers." A Sketch ofRenl Life. ¿&Xfc Notice to Farmers. "¿SÍ? The undersigned having erected a Flouring Mill ol -jí-c great capacity on his Iie,ccbo of Azusa. propose^ renting his hinds in its imm(-di;ite vicinity 1'er the purpose of raising Whent. Tlii. butility is well known to be the best Vi liep.1 land ii this county, in cOOASquence of its maturing earlier ¡in being less liablu to rust, smut and other diseases, than else «-he re. ocll9 tf II. DALTON, A Rare Clin nee. i GUOI) OPl'ORTL'NITY is o!h.-r(."l U> an iodu--.trii.fus per- ^V fon to rent a farm about 8 miles r m ihis city in th- .(■Í!.'hh.ii-hii(ii!.of the mis-don San (iabriel. There is from i- to 50 acres under tenue, and would Le h-asi'ii for a portlBn of the crop or otherwise. A good house on the prei;i;se-.— Influiré at tliis./'if", dec£l W Uu ■c'iil street, jy» iy r.aiar<l A Kvrmer, TWPOBTERS. WM WHOLFSALE AXP RFTAIL T'iFAI.FR- IS* KORFUiN A\"n POMKSTir PRY count. rUiTIITNO. H-inrs. SHOES, HATS, be., corner of Melius' ¿Bow, Los Angeles, ¡vi.'i ly <-, ilKZANDBRJ ri. W, AUCUXDIIB, PPISKA8 l'-i.v ATJKANDEBS ft BANNING, Porivnrtllsj; nnd ftnstf*mlartitti ¿Htet«lUUit8i iSttN PKRO A""i> LOS W«iKi.r.S, Cu- ■tt. v *i.r-; iXüEB. rion mitci---. LYMAN :'.''il HO''K!XS .t '.XJ., San Berjianlii W. J. 'vi;.L".<. Lextnul m. RANKIN .'; .... s = \i;r;. w. timms. Forx-rniftlng nnd Commission HJerclitin BAN PBEK0. r,' ■wi'.. eaoaig-ftd to me "ill be Fonrarded -fritb Hit ;o,in.ifroni S«t: I'Mreimd San Franci-C" ¡ftnd ¡nt.-nn k's. Alvs.nces iifide j-u L'ootls. and all comtBiSoioii . i,-\ 'o -i-ith promi.'ej.ss. decU- HELLA UNION HOTEL. rx Anns w. bo.-?. ■ - V- ■;. ..'■ Commercial Streei 8TÜART, BUILDER BLILDLYGSOl BRICK, WOO»or ADOBE cimtractel for. i„ he i-;;^..=...l eomplote, *.. !, . ATMVs Jij.i SPEGIFICA¿nONS drawn for pubic ur prirsto hon-MH. t. * 1 >[•: POMPS pot ap and warranted to give natis- Ji,-t;,.u .i" em obatge. .. ?i- - I i ' tie i- rw*l i.'v-e. Fort street <...- .iu rele*. !»■-.-. -.'- 18»-*. If Hi me a^Iiiimfaelory, Iiin Street,nextio Seotttr Granger's Lato Office -___* s c. roY &, co. J____. S.inoLK A.X.o ttAUNUSS HAAKBRS, r_H5^ K-eps ciu-tiurlv on han.', an assortment of 1 SAÍi'd *.¿S HAUNTS. liRini.MS. WHO'S. COL- - u^^, SAnni.R w-A-Tw;. fce. W" are jils() ]jj-cp;u-i'.l to e-;cc'i'e fill kinds of work in our In , . the - i in-; n¿t possible notice. \ iiip.'r-inr loi nf ' "ülüoniiii I li I ls and Spurs ulun vs on I-. * octlfl tf IVu tice. TIE 1't'RLTC are herehv notilied. that from an experience the .best possible ; nil association of duties heth in the ■ fie'd and office Tor the term of ilx niontli». with Mr. GR). HANSON Civn and Military Engineer. I have be- eoue hcyoiiri a doubt sat is lied that he is not only to -thi fnlle"! -coinpwtent. hut frem his integrity of •ebtraoter ajrd esempUry habits a gentleman, whom I cheerfully recommend, and thus having confidence, np- pi'int DepatT S.ivvey'ir uf llie Countv of l,os AJWCRB.— .^Office, next door West of tlie Store of Matthew Ki-lh-r, and over that of Elias .t liro's, on Cemuierc.*jil streei. HENRY 11ANTOCK. County Surveyor of Los Angeles County. Feb. <ith. 1854. Cni-jicntrr nnd Jiolncr Sliop. ^rPilE subscriber, thankful for the patronage hitherto ex- \ tended to him, begs leave te inform liis friends and the '■¡jiublic. that having Gloated him-elf permanently in this -city, is prepared to execute as heretofore fill descL'iptions of Carpettter and Joiner Work, ■ at tha lowest ca.-h prices. Contracts solicited for the erection of Brick, Jf.rame or Adobe UuililiiiLTs. Reiiairs or alterations promptly attended to. ggr- COFFIN'S made to order. Furniture put up and repaired with neatness and dt=S- . patch. Shop on Main street, opposite the old stand of Alexander A Melius. [nov2-:jm] I'HILIP C. WILLIAM!?. NEW UitlU STOKE. A. W. HOPE, Corner of Mitin ¡md Aliso ¡>treelü. - ]s Capt. A. Hi-:i.i. Xk.v Ykmík Hxu.insu. Siav-orns LAHC-E RA:!) MORTAR A,Xl> GILT LA.XTER.X, HAS AtWAYS on hand a coiustftnt supply and fin!■ -assortment of all kinds nf DRUUS, MKDICIXIÍS 1'ATNTS AM) OILS. i tocether wiih a heruitiftil assortment of Fancy Soaps ami FANCY l'I'l'l- UMKKV. Tlie ';i-in'i-al assort.ment is jilways kept up from Xew York, sml consequently couutry Druggists can lie inpplfod at a very small advance on San Francisco prices. Call and es« «mine fur yourselves. sep-ll-tf Ctinrlcü DtiooBumin, Watch Maker. Jeweler find- Stationer. Commercial Street, Los Angeles. HAS JUST ¡RETURNED f>*-om San Francisco with the la rues t assortment of ever V description of IHIOKS nnd STATIONERY ever before oden-d in this citj. Aim, a largo variety of JEWELUV of the most costly and Hurtar description. jUso, a superior lot of IIAUDWAHE. CUTLF.I1Y, 1'AINTS. "t'IA and some .W00 articles of various fancy goods too .«eSS-tf t'lrtt SaVl.tl, LOT OF OREGON fLOOIU.NG, jilaued and ST Ü ART'S. Fort st 1000 SS 1000 liiil-OCK (ill OSA'lLOIL-lNlil-: TltLl'.-s for í ,.MJ4¿AC \J D. CAí-íi: dei J HAVE 105 acr-s of rich the ci'., i iO Lt:ASE— ftotiee. d INCLOSED, f5mUea fro i [¡nt of the crop. \j,ply to A. VFA.h. Cff-^partncrsljijr Hotias. T DIssoAatlon oí Co-Pu-tnexsliIpu. copartner ship herein ¡We exititlng nnder the ntttn* ■i style oi jCIjANCY k CUI^LUl'V, is ii¡is Oáy dnrotdv . by mutual consent. DENNIS CLANCY TIMOTHY COLLOPY. Loa Angeles, Decemljer 2T, 1S5J. e bOSl j- .Melius* iilock, by I St th.e fild Sinnd. Alis TMCTBY COtLOFY. IPJjfmrtntHwvi "VTOTICE is hereby given ^;ri¡ Ai e «o-partuei-ship hereto A.1 fore existing under tbe nam" au.i stylo of ABitAils fTAVLKS * CO.. fe thin day dissolved by mutual con en; If..', -tuples bavin-; sold his entire litOTOSt to Caoi.f .Ai.rnu!- mil Arthur M. 1'cdson. to whom nil persona ii ■ivhtcd to (he Inte fino will ¡ lea.a- mahe immediate pat mint, ns they are autlvorized to Kettle the huitiness of the ,.feei-c. (.JaBKIH. AfUAMS, P. J. STAPLLS, ARTHUR >,i. 1 Ol SUN I.os Angol.-s, PccembrlT, 1(864. dee21-fl €o-Pailuerslilji N'ollce. THE Brms of Child* ft ¡licks and Chflda, Hicks fcDenoFGo .ire tliis il.iv dissi'lvel bv m.i-jual consent uf all tl [»rílea. Tiji- u'lelersigned J, I1. Hicks and 1'.. F, Deimteo ;i:i vile; seld iheir interests in the above ment ioned firms 1 o. W.'CHILLS, to whom all persona indebted totneabove Brme either by note or account will please malte mini lurte paymeol as he alone iaAnthortted to settle the bu-. ness of the Lite linns. O, W. ilL'LIS, J. 1!. HICaS. B. F. DENNliON. Ijos Angeles, December 9d, 1854. (¿). W. Cilltns will continue lo curry on the business genera] merchandise al the old stapd ne\t toSandfórd & ("arson's new brick buil'ling. opposite Melius7 How. dec7-tf (i. W. CHILIS'. T HTOTICE. SE CnrAI'.TNERSHIP heretofore cKistin- betw=MM the nder the name of tlOÜbLASS ViXrf&h is dav dissolved hv mutuul consent. P pg sold his entire Interest to PO.-TLH ,l. ne this day formed n cu-piiriuerslii;. foi eneijil merchandifC business, at the ok and Commercial »*W**tS. P-OUG1.ASÍ. E-ySTEH & WAPIIAMS. Los Angeles, September 11, 1854. idebted to the ¿hie Tivm of Douglass, by note, hook account or other- quested to make immediate pAjatte undersigned, or.to .Mr. li. li. Douglass, who is di;ly autlu ised lei settle an-,- business connected with snid firm. sep-21-tf ' '.-0STLR ft WADHAMS WADHAMS, who ha (be transacting a gi stand corner.ol .M,i ALL PERSffiSTS Poster fi ¡ffiadhai the iiim lisir.'.i'i MktS Cnriloge Slioj). COS Anodes S'r.-.-.f. next do.ii- io Child.-:, Hid:/ ani Permiso, THE SUBSPRIHEliS wonld respectfnfly ii form tbeir friends and the public ths they are now prepared to execute nl Orders Iu theaboTB lines of business wit' ,1 di-u;itch. None but experienced workmen will be employed, and as both depart men ts are under the immediate superintendence nf the proprietors, our customers may rest assure.1, tbat their work will be done in a satisfactory and work manlike manner. II. MeLAPnHPIN. sop28-jf k. h. scory. Artesian W«U liorlug. ■espectfully inform the public TTfE "WOPI >V Proprietors oi I.os Angeles county,that aud landed ive are pn 1 to take contracts in the above line, io guarantee success, having two .scts'of Tools. We ca accommodate ul! parties requiring our services with de; patch. All orders left at tho Polla Union Hotel, or with any men: ber of the Pioneer irt«*oan Well Company, (who ,»t present ojieraling for) srill be st1 * Ren2ft-tm led tO. ÍUKiAN A FAP.MKi;. Operators. \n~eb.s l.,,s Aierdes Countv nii>- fcneii.m. THERE will he held an election in the Citv of Los Ante- los on the FIFTH DAY UP .lANPAPY NIOiT, at tin Mayor's Olliee in said cily, for one member of the Coimnoi: Cda'ineU—Charles Johnson, Inspector. Said c led ¡on to be conducted in uniformity to the regulations governing general elections, llv order of the Common Council. flecas W. fi. DRYDEN, Peere^arr. Notice to 'I'ax Payi'is. FllOM and after Wednesday Decen»l[er 13, next. I ¡=hal be ready to collect ¡be City Taxc- lorlhe fiscal year of )S:.-1. and all persons who fail to pay WitfeinTWKNTÍ DAYS from that date will.be | = roeeedcd agninsi according: t" the Ordinance providing therefor- I can he found at the City Treasurer's.Oillce, near Hie ^tar Hotel, on Ms in street from 10 A. M. to* P. M. of each day after tbe 41 h of Pec- V'b-l. GKíV W. COLF. Citv Marshal. LePaJngfles. NovemherSÍ1 1S&-1 áec7-tf A Canipdate's Petty Cash.—A friend wh© loves the humorous, the marvellous and the curious, feas put iuto our hands the following rough accosuts of a candidate for oiiice. We regaad if as emiuenily curious and w irthy oT*preservation, and only adds, by its sight, one more pang.to our humane ixjsom in behali'o; a poor worriid noiiiince : Cí3 i to Election Calls. Dr. Oct. 15. P.U-. y assessment $198 00 16. P Milting hose-cart of No.—Strike Nj. 1 17. Ten ball tickets to a ball to come offriext March 18. Necessary to carry the Fifth Ward as pn- promise of Iky Sell 19. Drn'ts to date not previously men- tun-il.. 33 33 20. Pui.ti.ig oará Üt paper three weeks 1¿ 90 2a. Prts.fiits for a target excursion.. . 17 62 22. Suppers to Sev'eutetiiitli Ward Counnittee 21. Carriage hire toan alarming crisis 21. Suppressing an uglv story of mv life for the — Gazette. 100 0Ü 25. PuSf of my life iu the , a paper of muslffaam asístese1?.......... 26. Paid tor a sight ofa ticket ot" op position ■ 27. Posters for tin; slreei, (<1—d rain came and M-ashed "em down).... 28. Ten ihoi-^aitd tickets 29. Subscription to lioman Catholic A^yinin 30. Buryii-ig a bereaved Protestant. , . Here the sail (to us it seems so—and yer funny —li sort of sombre humor a'¡out it) noBOU&t iu the r ?ugh appears io bi-eak off. Good heavens! Is % lis a sample ofa eandidati*'s expenses? Save us irom b-ciiig "in at the polls.''—7Cew l'or/c Sunday Times. Ttira=! mid-winter ** the ground was slightly cov- erel with snow, which a chilling north wind had been (lrifiing in fcath:-ry ííukes all d-.iy. The tn.-c, were stripped of thpir green foliage and looked dreary; the ground was strewn v.-itli the sear ami yellow loaf, but the gloomy ¡ace of nature did not present a more melancholy scene than the interior ofthe little cottage which stood nestling beneath tho.-o large leafless trees. 1 was then but ten years of age; but the scene I am trying to picture is as ire h yet in my memory a!s if it was but yesterday. In a coffin in a corner o ¡'the room lay the form of my fal her. My mother gathered her little orphans around it. to look, for tne last time, upon that dear lace. Oh I how well do I remember her heart-break- íag sobs, the scalding tears that traced each other down her pale chw.-ks as she kissed hi;- smik¡;n e'.:>'ik. n,nésmoothed back the damp hair from his cold b,,i>w. amt boM u -, in broken acwwtft. Btitfled by boI*, thai, we ""ere fatherless; tltat henceforth A:. no one to support our weakness but a poor, feeble mother, and bade us look to God for help. Oh! how my heart ached as I looked forward to the future ; all looked dark and dreary ; but the coilin lidw=as shutdown and ali that remained of my father W=ás conveyed to its hist resting place. Tlie clods fell upon tiie coffin with a hollow sound that Chilled the life-blood in my veins. The grave was filled up, and soon was covered over with grass and flowers. The muddy waves of life again ebbed and flowed ; my young heart, too, again began to smile within mybnast. 1 was evc-n happy, and began to forget the solemn lesson I had learned. Years rolled around, bringing surprising changes With each successive day. but I heeded them not, forraeh revolution ofthe wheel of time, brought me nearer to maturity, and the hearts of children always have the future pictured in brightest colors. At length the diminishing aspect of our resources and the failing health of toy motheradmonishedu-, to try and replenish our purse, and also to i>egain her ha-nlxh, braving a journey across the barren plains, to run the risk of sickness and perhaps death, to withstand hardship aud privation. I left ih home of'my childhood, the companion'of my youth and ail the endearments of social life and youthfui pleasure. We voyaged onward, faltering not in our course, until Death marked to himself another victim irom oor little band. The venerable protector of my Childhood—-her. whose careful attention had been ihe solace for every sorrow, she was struck down by the sickle of Death. J saw his traces on her lips and brow. I saw the blow was descending but had not power to avert it. She, too, was dead! The last link broken, the last bond 5 00 riven, the last hope blasted! We laid her to rest I on the slope of the mountain. No shroud enveloped her form, no coffin, but a rude Imdx ; no lontglioe of mourners ; no marble slab to point out theplace to tiie passer-by. But, yet. how clearly aud distinctly do I remember the spot! The wolves howl their niournftll d'rges over her head, the bird:-, hi; panhi't* grave aud warole forth asougas gladly as if no heavy hearts o'er stood beside that little mound ; the low night wind whispers calmly around: the grasáis green, and the flowers ofeveryhue cast their delicious fragrance about. The travel-worn emigrant steps a:-ide to see who lies ourie I the» : he reads the initials rudely carved on a plain board, the only tribute affection could rear there.,and passes quietly away. Oh! how little doe- he know of tiie scaldmg ¡car- mat íeü there—atribútelo a lost friend and mother! My eyes may never again rest npon that spot. but memory will make many a weary pilgrimage thither. You who have wept for a mother, know well how to sympathise with mc; you who are blessed with a mother, neverwound her feelings by a hasty, cruel word : obey her precepts, imitate her example, reverence her above all eerLhly ihitiL's.— First your God and thea your Mother.— Golden Era. 10 00 2 50 5 00 5 00 5Q ntj 20 00 20 00 . 00 10 00 Medical Use op Salt.—Tu many cases-of disor- d¿í *ed stomach, a teaspoonful of salt is a certain cure. In the voilent internal aching, termed chol ic, add a teaspoonful ofsalt to a pint of cold wafer, drink it and go to bed, it is one .of the speediest r.-medies known. The same will revive a person who seems almost dead from receiving a very heavy fall, &&. Iu an apopleet!c fit, no time should be lost ii pouring down salt and water, if sufficient sensibility remain to allow of swallowing ; if not, the head must be sponged with water until the sense return when-a't will completely restore the patient from the lethargy. In many cases of severe blending at the lungs, and when other remedies fail, Pr. Rush, found two teaspoonfuls ofsalt completely stayed the blood. In case of bite from a mad" dog* wash the part with strong brine for au hour, then bind ou some salt with a rag. In toothache, warm salt and water held to the part, and renewed two or three times will relieve iu most cases. If the gums be affected, wash the mouth with brine : if they le covered with tartar, wash them twice a day with salt and water. In swelled neck, wash the part with brine, and drink it also twice a day until cured. Salt will expel worms, if used in food in a moderate degree, and aids digestion; but salt meat is injurious if used much.— Scientific Aimrican. Woman.—As the dove will clap its wings to its side, and cover and conceal the arrow that is preying on its vitals, so it is the nature of won.iau to hide from ihe world the pangs of wounded affection. With her the desire ofthe heart has failed. The great charm of existence is at an end. She neglects all the cheerful exercises that gladden the spirits, quicken the poise, ar.d send the tide of life in healthful currents through the veins. Her rest is broken ; the sweet refreshment of sleep is poisoned by melancholy dreams, " dry sorrow drinks her blood.,'" until her feeble trame sinks under the last external assailant Look for her after a little while, and you find friendship weeping over her untimely grave, and wondering that one who but lately glowed with all health and beauty, should now lie brought down to "darkness and the worm."' You will be told of some wintry chill, some slight indisposition that laid her low. but no one knows the mental malady that previously sapped her strength, and made her so easy a prey to the spoiler.— Washington Irving. Tai-: Pope veksts tue Tiu.^ceafii.—The Holy See and the King of Naples have just entered into a convention of thirty-one articles, to regulate telegraphic correspondence between tlieir respective domln'ons, which is published in (Im oOielal journals. Like all other governmental measures fe these countries, it .exhibits the most zealous dis- tr-st of the people. After prescribing neeessary iv,]estbr the establishment and economy of tlie lines, its agents, *tc, it is provided that either gov'rnui'a'iit may at any moment suspend, for an indoterm nate time, the working ofa Hue, and moreover, that the superintendents must be acquainted with the names and characters of individuals «ho oi :r communications, and that no despatches which, in their judgment, may lie contrary to the security of the State, to its religion, togood morals or public ord'.r. can be accepted. Communications cannot exceed 100 words, and must be Written in Italian willi Indelible ink, and without erasures or abbreviations. With these restrictions, the publie ean use the telegraph at all times and hours, night or day. including Sundays aud fetes.— Correspondence .\'t irark Advertiser. A Little IIvshaxd UtiULTTfLB Wife.—The Sati- _sl_t Rcgislei is responsible for this. Two little children—a boy and girl, aged four aud three years r.'speciively. were missed by their families. u:.d considerable alarm existed. Persons were om in all directions aud the bell-ringer had been sent for, when, passing a thicket of bushes in the garden, tlte mother thought she heard low voices near.— Pulling away ihe leaves tliere mme the truants, with their night clothes on. loek"diii one e.notin-r's arms and very comfortably stowed away for the night. The precocious lorrrs were stirred ¡Vein tlieir nest, but the boy expressed the utmost indignation,-for said he. '-tin hired man had. married tne and sia-isy. and fhe bush house was hizzeu and they was agoinMo live (here til it rained." The denouncement was fo comical that it was eo iclnd'd to let the babies fie married tmi.1 they bad a felling oul.wlrcli occurred the next day. and now tin y live apart—a roiw-ited man and wife. Pi.axt Tkfes.—Plant tliem by the roadside piiwit them in yards, streets, lanes, lots—every where you can find room for a tree to give shad' or bear fruit. Now—this very day—is the right time to plant trees. There is no better time than now to plant hardy fruit trees, and every hundred dollars that may be spent in plant ng such trees along the highway, of a farm that has 3 pa - lie travelled road running through it wil aid a thousand dollars to the seliiug price of that far twenty years hence. Take up large trees, w th plenty of roots, and plant them as though you intended them to grow, and they will grow. Pexm-AUTv.—A counnittee of eight j*sjeuileinen had appointed to meet ;at 12 o'clock. Seven of th. in were punctual: but the eighth came bustlia; in with a polo ik's for being a quarter of an hour behind the time: "The time" sad he. '___* d away without my being aware of t; I had no idea of it being so i ate," &c. A Quaker present said, "l-'riend, I am not clear that we should admit thy apology. It were a matter of regret thou shouldst have wasted thy own quarter of an hour ; but here .are seven besides thyself whose time thou hast also consumed, amounting in tlie whole to two hours, aud olio-eighth of it WB&thine oa. nproperty." ;jy,.. If you want to fall in love with a girl, don't 'commence flirting with her. Tliis courting lor fun is like boxing lor jfun. You put on your gloves in perfect good humor, with the most friendly intentions of exchanging a few amicable blows:' you find yourself iuseusibly warmed with the enlhiisla-sju ,if the confücl. until some unlucky punch of the "-veskit" decides ¡he \wai\< r. and the whole afiar ends in a downright tight. Don't you see the similaritv? Various Itenu. ^S~ There is nothing like water for an honest thirst. ^£2¡r* Manners make the man, but smartness the money. '_- What men want Qf reason for their opinions they usually supply and make up iu rage. Ar-.-r- A man in Detroit has been fined £50 and sent to jail for 00 days, having «hipped his wife tlie second night after mamage. gSB" Some descendant of Solomon has wisely remarked that those who goto law for damages are sure to get them. 0&tj± chaplain in a State Prison was asked bv a pious friend how his parishioners were? '■ All under conviction.-" ; "'■ Mrs. Swlshelm say-*, "if a man wants his ch i.!: u to took like him, the fewer jatinla he takes to California tin better." She is t¿&vev of wo- í,.r.:!".-; rights. Ur. Junntan's Oalt.—Dr, Johnson definea Oats to be '* a grain, which in England is yenerafhrgiven to horses, but in Scotland supports the*pec pie." A saucy fellow, that Dr. Johnson. ps5~ A country chap, who was caught in fhe water-wheel ofa grist mill, and had the good fortune to escape with no other damage than a slight ducking, says he intends to apply for a pension, uu the ground that he is a survivor of the revolution. AT.if' An eminent writer says : "It is my firm opinion, derived from experience, that the period of courtship cannot be too short. I have reason to say that when yon have hooked your fish, the sooner you use your landing net the better." ^Si.Aman says, tho first thing that turned irfs attention to matrimony, was the neat and skilful manner iu which a pretty girl handled a broom.— He may see the time when the manner in which the broom is handled will not afford him so much satisfaction. : Mr,. P;j;b:gi-'!n. on being asked respecting a pair of twins with which she was said to have lieen recently iiless-d. replied that if such was the fact it needn't be wondered at, for she belonged to a very growing family, and, though none of'em had had twins, yet several of them had come wL'Iun one of it. A Case of Doubt.---Foso WlFRr—" And here, my dear, is the little pledge of ^flection that was born soon after you went to California.-'-' I Irs i> and—** Ahem ! That was four years ago : it seems to me that the ¡tledge is rather small for its age." ^g, Thomas, my son, what is cidqr manufactured of?" "Don't know, dad." ■■ What did you get when you robbed farmer Jones* orchard':"-' '• I got a h— ofa thrashing, sir." Who Want-, a Salary?—The Boston Dost has received from a benevolent gentleman and published a card. Here it Is : " Wanted immediately, a person of fair character, (age and sex immaiei-iai.) at a salary of $000 per annum, merely io mind his own business, with a periodical increase, equivalent to á 1.000 per annum, only to let otjicr people alone. Applications, with testimonials, to' be addressed to the honorary secretary of fhe A'eglected Home Department. Getting his .V-:m* if***-" I aay, Misircss .Highflyer, won't yeu let _ feller go up with yon iu that ere leubon." ;* I could no: possibly aecsmniodat**? f<¡ u,:ry übbx friend." "Well, then, be kind enough to take my card along: for I am determined to get my name up somehow or otlier." pg. t*Twins, by the powers!" cried (he horror- stricken Irishman, as the nurse anproached. bearing a new pledge of affection from his fruitful helpmate. " Twins, jhinny!" cried the nurse: ¡* faith. 3fur- dock, and its ibe blessed wlii-ky that makes ye see double this morninv-' ^•g, A gentleman residing in fhe ncighborhcrd of Cork, on walking one Sunday eveu.ug, me. a young peasant girl whose parei-is resided near i is Louse. *■ What are you doing, Jenny?*' said he. '•Looking ior a Bon-in-law for my mother, sir/' was the smart reply. pSSF" A lucky chap at Washington, who lias tried the prescription, says: "*A woman is the best manceuverer after alt. Take three pounds ofpetti- coats, four smiles, two tear dro|>s, witji gammon at discretion: stir briskly, and apply while warm to the blind Bide ofa secretary, and you have a uever- tailLig prescription for getting au oiüce. Si.axdku,—The expansive nature of scandal is told by the poet thus : ■■The ¡tying rumors gathered as they rolled, Scarce any tale was sooner heard thpn told ; And all wbo told it added something new. And all who heard it made enlargement, too :— On e:\ry ear it spread—*u every tongue it grew." Anecdote.—When a lawyer, on his pa-sage to Europe, was oue day walking thedeck.it having blown pretty bard the preceding day, a -¡¡ark was playing by tiie ship. Having ue ver seen such an object- before, he called to one of the sailors to tell him what it was. ■' Why.'-' replied the tar, '*.I don't know what name they know 'em by ashore, but here we call ?em aea-imv;;,-, .■." %3g~ The hearth is childhood's seminary. rTis lure that tiie important duties of life are learned. "Eis important because it is universal—th.e dreariest cot in all the laud has its sacred hearth. Tiie maxims here inculcated become woven with the woof and web oi'after-life, and gives it color, texture aud form. Ox* (iF Tin- Ti*xan*t--—,! Jemmy, get some kin düogE and make a lire.'' "Please, tt*i I cau'ti ^ " Murphy used ihe last bannister, voMjrday," " Th ¡ bannister gone, thea go on thw^of atid sec What virtue there is ra them shingl*»**" JJiit Jemmy. In a week afterwards Mri Neil wants a .re-htcliou of - rlnt." Cause why? •• The floors iakeV% Queer people those exot.es. ^¿3-The English Churchman relaiesan anecdote ¡ of an American Episcopal clergyman w ciuik'g at a strange church, where the co were silent in tiierespous'.s.^ ¡■VheiUie Apostle's Creed he r New Moft£of Raising Fiuit Ti.i:i:s.—.V Bohe- mJan aiioiieultnrisi has successfully iinroduecd a new mode ofidanling. Instead of using the process of grafting, he takes an oflbhoot of any frnll tree—nn apple tree, ior In-iance—and plants ir ¡n a potatoe, Oath being carefully plae.'d iu the sou, so that live or --!x inehesoftfc<? shoot duiil be a1- 11 the ground. This latter takes root, grows irttfa rapidity, and produces the Bfiest of fruit .-f, Cüsteaf Cakpetiso.—Sew together strips o^ cheapest cotton cloth, of the size of f" taek file edges to ihe door. Then papd with any sort of room pape?. Al'-L' dried g ve if two or three coats oi \ yonccarpet is complete. It can be carpets wilhoul .uiury. rclaius : •who was OiSh ; ef.:g;'=,,ga'-- three times, and then round the church aj there no one bul r - Heves in God, tli-A-V repeated tin was not left t__W ■:.- ,. ■' V- ■.- : ofa vie-in! .-trumci.t. handle. «.en sy ?" asksd a b ,rb*r f under a cluni-y in- , .ration was a strong %!&• At the sale ofthe New York Crystal Falaes chambers or sieepoig room-; win article?, a shirt which had occasioned four months ; rough usage, it will last two.yc; arduous labor, was sold for S12-5. j.— Farmtrt Paper. ■ - = ■.,- feih.-.v. ** that (lep.mds . BE . JI !i;e operation. If you are í fob rably easy ; but. if you'ri rather han!. " ._--••-!,—Two bovs among the blackberry . Jiuil-j or two our oí' town, saw a cloud , rd a Found like thunder. One who tl ■ lined, said to the other: "'Come, 's _,,-, ],rjlK.__.;t ihundevs.'' Theother. not to"return home soon,.jtetóed that it thun- ,y- Directly Vv. hftfeLng ■':■: « wm . -..;.,,. _ the freshening breeze. "What's then*" inquired tlie ofher. "hy, don't vou know what lhat is! I! you don't TU tell you. Vou know ú has been dry weather for a loag time. What clouda there are ¡¡■a.:;.r;-..bou, ar« as ;ry as oid sbcepeUtts, and when '-he wind blov s. it rattle».then.''
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 4, no. 34, January 4, 1855|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Title (Alternate)||La Estrella, Enero 4, de 1855|
|Type of Alternate Title||newspaper|
|Description||The weekly newspaper has p.[1-2, 4] in English and p. in Spanish. Los Angeles Star in English includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "Valuable discovery", "A candidate's petty cash", "Medical use of salt", "The Pope versus the telegraph", "A little husband and little wife", [col.4] "A sketch of real life", "Woman", [col.5] "Various items"; [p.2]: [col.1] "The roads and road commissioners", [col.2] "Highly interesting news from the Gila", [col.3] "Arrival of the America", "Another batch of state prisoners escaped", "Brutal murder near Sacramento", [col.4] "The capital question -- decision of the Supreme Court", "Three men attacked by robbers", "New England girls for California", [col.5] "U.S. Land Commission", "Government and protection of Indians", "Los Angeles price current"; [p.4]: [col.1] "Selected poetry. Law and justice", "Miscellaneous. A pretty story. The sewing girl".; La Estrella in Spanish includes headings: [p.3]: [col.1] "Por el 'Alerta' que llegó recientemente a San Francisco hemos recibido algunas noticias de Sonora", "Fuga de los presidarios", "Pelea desesperada", "Adios ó 'good bye'", [col.2] "Espana [sic]", "1854--1855", "Perjurio", [col.3] "La seduccion", "Himno al creador", [col.4] "El invierno", "Italia".|
|Subject (lcsh)||Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Newspapers|
|Geographic Subject (City or Populated Place)||Los Angeles|
|Geographic Subject (County)||Los Angeles|
|Geographic Subject (State)||California|
|Geographic Subject (Country)||USA|
|Publisher (of the Original Version)||J.S. Waite & Co.|
|Publisher (of the Digital Version)||University of Southern California. Libraries|
|Format (Extent)|| p.|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
|Identifying Number||issue: Los Angeles Star, vol. 4, no. 34, January 4, 1855|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m46|
|Part of Collection||Los Angeles Star Collection, 1851-1864|
|Rights||Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
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|Repository Name||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
|Repository Address||1511 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108|
|Filename||STAR_115; STAR_116; STAR_117|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
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LOS ANGELES, THUKSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1855.
Cos ¿Ungcícs Star.
rt>\ publlHhed every Thursday, inTempb's
ingu, Main street, head óf Commercial, by
J. S. WA1TE & CO.
—Subscription, Six iiollarfi per annum, payable ¡n
or Nine Dollar*! at the end of the year.
é_r,ertUf.in".nU inserted at Two Dollars per square of ten
lines for th'; fir'it biüiirtiou, and line Dollar per square for
n ^nhsequent insertion. Terms, Cash.
gieot advin-tisemeiits must he paid for in advance
unioation la admlsaable over a fictitious signa-
i the real author or writer i» known.
Agents of tlie Los» Angelen Star.
The folWitííí i;entlemeu are authorized Agents for the
XuoXAS lit-RTiif-K San Gabriel.
= fijiiittfE Rice _ "
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•Cot,. Jacksov "
Alk<. S. Taylor *?**?_ ,
?J. MaariRB Santa liarba-a.
H1MAS .1. I1.M1VKY fan tl
. San Francisco.
LOS ANGELAS BTAR
$aír § rinfiitg (KstitWisfimcitt.
MA1X STREET, (Temple's BuiliUngs,)
. .The proprietors of the. Lo» Angele* Star, would respect
■jfillly inform their friends and the public, that they liavi
"just received a large and varied assortment of new inatcri-
¡*L and are now prepared to execute the following descfip.
TLAIN AND FANCY
In the best style (tf tlie Art.
Books Circulare, ' Law Blanks,
Famnhlets, -.Cards; Bills of Esch
' Bill Heads, Deeds,
¡■Or any other rteuerlption of
Having had many years
toaneh of the In
Satisfaction to all who may favor ui
jK^I'ersons wishing work done ;
tjlo cill arid examine specimen*
Bills of Fare.
'rintini that may be desired.
practical experience in this
-™ifldeut of Kivimr entire
Jfn Sale or _\t\\\.
won 8 AIM.
Till-: U N"ll F.P.ST.; XKI> oilers for sa
RANCH CATTLE at a lo* rate.
>'or particulars apply at his
Ie his whole stock <;
.deuce on Main street
L. V. prüphAmme.
Billiard Saloon to lteul.
M_tt__ The undersigned ha» for Rent a Saloon eligibly
lE^fm situiitiid and in per feci order.
¡SÍ a jail Apply at. Ihe AtlUII.A DK ORO,
*™*» fje(V =>,_;f C-nUA de lo.-i Xegros;
THE subscriber has just, reeeived. in good order,
lOOO FHXIT TREES,
from the celebrated fío raerles at Roche-stor, New York —
Anions them may be found—
A l'ül •'(",?,
DWARF TEAR, and
These Trees wore taken out ofthe ground Not. Ilth.
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