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hn Jritittisttr ^birtrtistnunts.: $„n Jfraitcbto ^bkrtiscmjnfs. Established in 1849. ONE OF OL'R FIRM is at present travelling in Europe, where he iB collecting and forwarding to us by every steamer, the most splendid stock ot WATCHES AUD JEWELRY ever imported into this State. Our Watches cannot be surpassed for substantiality and lime-keeping. Our Jewelry is selected with the greatest care, and none but the most tasteful goods made ot the Quest gold are allowed to leave our estab lishment. Quartz; Jow^elry We manufacture on the premises. We are the inventors of the art, and keep ahead of all competition. WATCH REPAIRING: is done by the best workmen, under our own inspection, aud warranted for one year. Watches for repair sent to us by Express are attended to promptly. BARRETT & SHERWOOD, 135 Montgomery street, between Clay and Commercial streets, jy26 tf SAN FRANCISCO. To Parties Claiming Payment from the I lilted St it Us for loss aiifl (li-struc-.llcti of Property during tlie War with Mexico. PARTIES desirous of having their Claims prosecuted hy the undersigned before the Court of Claims at Washington, can receive all the necessary Information on the subject, and have their Claims promptly prosecuted on application to 0. MORGAN, Los Angeles, aug 2 J. D. STEVENSON, San Francisco CARD. TO SOUTHEHN MERCHAMTS. Dow, Childs, & Co., WHOLESALE GROCEI1S, No. 90 Front Street, San Francisco. J. G. DOTV", 0. W. ClIII.RS, J. A. BUTTKR3. O. W. CHILDS, [LATH 01' LOS ANGELES,] HAVING formed a business connection in San Francisco, as above, and desirous of securing the trade of his old friends in the South, will spare uo effort to prosecute a business with the Southern Coast, satisfactory to his patrons. Possessing an intimate and thorough knowledge of the trade, he can guarantee moro favorable inducements thrfb offered by any other firm. All orders for merchandise will meet with strict attention. • Consignments of Produce solicited, and satisfactory returns guaranteed. Los Angeles, July 1st, 1857. TO FARMERS. ■_7O_3__-0 _ O. PAETIES HAVING CALIFORNIA GROWN TOBACCO, of last year's crop, will find a purchaser, by addressing a line to ADOI.PII SUTRO, iepl2 116 Montgomery street, Sau Francisco. RAILROAD HOUSE JAMES THOMPSON, Proprietor. Formerly of Haley & Thompson. ENTRANCE, 48 Commercial and 87 Clay streets, Between Front and Rattery, SAN FRJIN-CISCO. RESTAURANT—First Floor. LADIES ORDINARY—Second Story. THIS House has undergone a thorough renovating and cleansing, with new furniture, beds and Bedding. It is intended by the Proprietor to have this House second to none in this city. Great care has been taken to select the best of servants, and no expense will be spared to make the weary traveler comfortable at the Rail Road House.' Capt. JOHN PAYNE, formerly master of the steamer Mountaineer, ou the Delaware river, and late of the steamer New Jersey, on the North River, New York, will be my Assistant in the management of the Hotel. There has also been fitted up magnificent Bath Rooms and Hair Dressing Room attached to the Hotel, which, for cleanliness, Ac., will not be surpassed by any of this city. Also, a Billiard room and Pool Table. The Bar is stocked with the finest choice of Wines, Liquor3 and Cigars. A fine Lunch served every day at 11 o'clock. aulo 3 JAMES THOMPSON, Proprietor. DICKINSON TYPE FOUNDRY. PHELPS & DALTON, BOSTON. L. P. ISHER, Agent, San Francisco. Onlcrs solicited for Ty\ic, I.eaiXx, Hule, Sic. I_ 1». F I SHE It'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, No 117; Yfjislr SAN FRANCISCO, Mti. i'_ Op. athor iarly opponit» ra House. t»i Agent of tbe ROBERT JOSEPHI, Importer and Wholesale Dealer iu Watches, Jewelry, Diamonds, Gold Pens, ClCttkft, Wttftcb Materials, Tools, GlHsses, Sic. -be. 171 W a s It i u g t o u street, Between Montgomery and Kearny, (upstairs,) SAN FllAXCISCO. I HAVE just received direct irom the manufacturers a large assortment of goods, of the latest styles and patterns, in the above line. £E_hI have constantly on hand and am In regular receipt of full and complete assortments of goods adapted to the California trade. To the trade and dealers'iu the interior, I would say, your orders will receive prompt and careful attention. Please give me a call. ROBERT JOSEPHI. ^39-N.B.—No business connection "Villi J. S. Josephi. sep2G 'dm N. REYNOLDS 8b CO., Produce and General Commission MERCHANTS, Nog. 79 and 81 Davis street. • Between Clay and Washington streets, SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. Personal attention given to the sale of— Flour, Grain, I'otntoes, Onions, Prnl t. Butter, Flsec^i Curt-el Meats, Wool, Hides, And all staple products of the country. Will fill orders for goods when accompanied by cash or equivalent, in way of consignments. Have constantly on hand new and second hand Grain and Gunny Bags, which we offer by the bale or bundle, in lots to suit. First class storage furnished when required, and liberal advances made on consignments in store. Having good experience and locality, we trust, by strict attention, to give that satisfaction which is pleasant 1.0 both ourselves and our consignors. NlClI. REYNOLDS. L. V. H. HOWEI.T. San Francisco. Sept. 26, 1857 TO THE FAK3IBR A\TD PAPER HANGINGS I Dealer mAgncultural Implements „V_> $*$______ j F-jEASE ___Iu_X>! Just Heceived, per late Arrivals, j T-TA^ FI-ANK BAKER, ; V.lUTTF.l) A liiyu!) HUOJ*. 110 and 112 Clay street, San Francisco 6000 rolls French and American Borders ; 300 pieces Tapestry Velvet Carpet; G25 pieces Tapestry Brussels carpet; *230 pieces three-ply carpet; ^800 pieces superfine ingrain carpet;] 1^50 pieces extra fine ingrain carpets ; 200 pieces cotton and wool carpets ; 125 pieces stair carpets, assorted ; 215 pieces Bay State druggets; 800 pieces oil cloth, assorted ; - 125 pieces silk damask and brocatelle ; 800 pieces cotton and worsted damask ; 4000 pair window shades; [ 375 pair lace curtains; 750 pair muslin curtains ; 8000 cornices and curtains; 325 dozen mats, assorted. Stair Rods, Table Covers, Gimps, Fringes, &e. Wholeanle ami Uetnll, by FRANK BAKER, 110 and I li Clay street. Orders from the country filled with cure and dispatch. sepl2 3m WHOLESALE DRY GOODS. TAAFFE, MCCAHILL & CO., Front Street, corner Sacramento, IMPOUT l_. IIS AND JOBS US 01 STAPLE AND FANCY _d;:_r_-sr goods, Olot3_tlns, c*5o_, HAVE NOW ON HAND AND ARE CON- stantly receiving by every clipper ship from the East, and by every steamer via the Isthmus, a complete and extensive assortment OF ALL GOODS IN THEIB LIKE, SELECTED Expressly for this market by one of the Firm, which will be sold at tbe lowest market prices, and to which the attention of city and country buyers is invited. Particular attention is called to their select stock ol ' NEW SPRING AND FALL GOODS, COMPRISING The latest Styles and Designs. A lar^c assortment of Alexandre's Celebrated KID GLOVES, Always ou hand, together with a Large Variety of Itnck Gloves, Gauntlets, -tc. ALSO, A VERY FULL STOCK OF HOSIERY, COMPRISING EVERYARTICLE in this DEPARTMENT DAVIES k JONES' CELEBRATED PATEN T S H I R T S. Cotton Ducks, j\os. OOOO to 10, Raven's-Ducks, Drills, Sheetings, Ac. Ac. Also, a large stock of SPRING and FALL, CLOTHING ■uitable for the Mining and Agricultural districts, together with every article to be found in tbe Dry Goods line. OBDERS FILLED WITH CARE AND DESPATCH. TAAFFE, McCAHTT.T. & CO.! kt_gl5 3 Krout atreet, corner Sacramento. [ fil mechanic*, and wiir-»• material but the best. Id this way I kc\v to, m* mota tl. e interest of tie good mechanic ; the interest of the farmer : the interest of ova yoiiiij; and <iraw\\\% Agricultural State ; ami at. the fame lime that interest which ii foremost with all nTaiikind— self. I have had twentv viiar* experience in \\\c. nianu- ;n;,,r;i.-.- minim.,-^; 1 iVi'A iiLlS.IIKl* TIIK 1-lIiST SHOP. :\m\ made the FIIiST STEEL PLOW in the .State of Wisconsin, in the dawn other day of grva! ngriculturn 1 improvement. I "l*o made the FIRST HEAPING AND MOWING MACHINE, And the lii'Kt Steel Plow ever made in tbisStatp. Therefore, with 1113' c.\|.ei-U'nce. and a knowledge of the wants f the country, fwliicli are dillcrent from most others,) feel confident that 1 can and will do much for the in erest of tbs a lo UorJ_-_ of the country ; and in my efforts I trust I nhall mrt-t with a good thnnfl of patron 1 tbe tanner, ami all interested iu this matter, lie interest and development of tlie agricultural ment of our State. I design . and have under way ula during of 1500 CAST STEEL CALIFORNIA DEEP TILLER OR QUEEN Ol' '-VEST PLOWS. The mouldhoard. the iinu'.-id;-. ami share, are niinufac, urcd of cast steel, making the plow run yviikiIi lisjlitc; than any plow ever used in this country. Also, GANG PLOWS, CULTIVATORS. HARROWS, FANN MILLS, So., kc- n addition to what I manufacture, I shall constantly receiving implements from ihs best makers of the Eastern and Western States, amongst which are 500 CINCINNATI EAGLE STEEL AND ROVER PLOWS, A shipment of which has just arrived These plows stand in point of true merit and imrtV ilt'iiiether higher than anv others in the grea.'. ;;gih-nltr,. ■al State of Ohio. r*le;tse favor me with a call, and see for yourself, and be ■onviuced thai I am publishing ,,-; liumbug. but .-.im ply 'acts as they are , and that our young State can. within tself, already provide the farmer with, implements infe ! will have all the latest i: in a workmanlike manner inplementt and maehiues : 1 the best manner, itnd or lo Any article I manufacture roveineuTB, and be liuislied All kinds of agricultural lired on short notico, and :asonaWe terms. _______________ T1I03. OGG SHAW, 33 Sacramento street, near Davis, San Francisco. 4_-Shop cornei- Da.vis and Sacramento atreets. FOR SALE, 10 Kerystoiic Wine antl Ciller Mills, Suitable for nianufaetur.n^ Wine and Cider, bv T. 6. siiaw. 33 Sacramento street, near ITavi 4rooa SAN FRANCISCO. L. P. FISHER Marysville Jlerald, Sacramento Union, Sau ji!a,(i]if! [;,■].iiblican. Stockton, I'aeilic Methodist, Stockton, Sonora Herald, Nevaihi Journal, Crass Vail.-v Telegraph, Red l-Violl' ll'eaemi, Columbia Gazette, Tuolumne Courier, Columbia. Mountain Democrat, I'lacervillev Empire County Argus, I'lucerville. Calaveras Chnmie'e, .Mokelumue Hill. Shasta Courier, Mariposa Gazette, Yreka Weekly Union, Trinity .tournal, Weaverville, Iowa Hill News, Weekly Ledger, Jackson, San Jose Telegraph. Sonoma County Journal* Folsora Dispatch. California Mining Journal, Los Angeles Star, - Santa Darbara Gazette, Saa Di _0 Herald, Alameda County Gazette, Placer Courier, Yankee .tim's, Napa County Reporter, Sierra Democrat, downieville, Humboldt Times, Humboldt Union. Oregonian. Pojilaud, O.T. Ongon WeekH- Times, Portland, O.T. Oregon Staiesinai;, Salem, 0. T. Pacilic Cli. Advocate. Stilem, O, T. Jacksonville Herald, J; cfc-onville, O. T. Pioneer and Democrat, Olyrapia, 0. T. Washington Republican. Steilacoom, W. T. Polynesian. Honolulu. 8. I. Pacilic Commercial Advertiser, S. I. " Mexican K\'. inordinary, City of Muxico, Hongkong Register. AdVerttsIng in the Atlantic States. L. P. F. has now completed bis arrangements for the forwurdingof advertisements to all the principal large! circulating journals and newspiijiers published in tl Atlantic States. L. SCOTT & COS REPKI.NT OF THE British Periodicals AND THE FARMERS' GUIDE;, GREAT REDUCTION IA' THE PRICE OF THE LATTER 1T11IJCA'flON, L. SCOTT k CO., NEW YORK, continue to publish tbe following loading British Periodicals, viz.; 1. The London Quarterly, Conservative. The Edinburgh Review, Whig- The North British Review, Free Church. The Westminster Review, Liberal. 6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Tory* Thesel'eriodicalsably represent the three great politl cal parties of .Great Britain—Whig. Tory, and Radical,— but politics forms only one feature of their character.— As Organs of the most profound writers on S,d-i.ce, Literature. Morality, and Religion, they staM, a» they ever have stood, unrivalied in the -world B* letters, being considered indispensable to the scholar and the pi-oi'es.sional man, while to the intelligent reader of every class they furnish a more correct and satisfactory record of the day, throughout the world, than can be possibly obtained from S0U_UKLY COPIES, T7<c receipt of Attrnnc« Sheets irom the British publishers gives additional value to these Reprints, inasmuch as they can now be placed in the hands of subscribers about us soon as the original editions, TERMS. I'frann. For any one of the four Reviews - - S3 00 For any two of the four Reviews for anv three of the.four lieviows : For all four of the Reviews For _fta_w(raa'a Maga/.ne - For lilackwood and three Reviews • - 0 U0 ForDlaekivood and the four Reviews - - 10 00 Payments to be made in all cases in advance. .Money current in the State where issued, will be received at par. c i_:u'b BINO. A ^iscount of twenty-five per cent, from the abort prices will he allowed to Clubs ordering four or mor« copies of any one or more of the above works. Thus : Four copies of .Blackwood, or of one Review, will be sent to one address for £?i-;. f.-ur copies of the four Rev aud Blackwood for $30 ; and so onj POSTAGE. In all the principal Cities ami Towns, these works be delivered, Yrv.k or Fostack. When sent hy mail Postage to anv part of the United States will be'but Twenty-four Cunts a year for Blackwood, and but Four- |,ti;kn Cents a year for each of the Reviews. N.B.— The p*icein Great Britain of the five Periodicals above namtd.is about $31 per annm TO SCIENTIFIC AND I'llA'TlCAC AC,RICULITRE. Bv Henry Stephens. F. It. S.. ,,f Kdinbnrgh, and the late J. P. Norton, rVoressor of Sei.-util.e .'._•■ iculture in Yale CoTI-ege, New Haven. 'I vols. Itoval Oelavo. If.iOOjiages, and numerous Wood and Steel C rig ravings. This is. confessedly, the most complete work on Agriculture ever published, and in order to give it a wider circulation the publishers have resolved to reduce the price to Five Dollars for the Tito Volumes!! Wlieu sent by mail (post-paid) to California and Ore gon the price will be $7. To every other part of tilt Union and to Canada (post-paid), SO. 4®- This work is .not tkeoLil " Jinokof the Farm." Remittances for any of the above publications should always be addressed, post paid, to the publishers, LEONARD SCOTT & CO.. No. 54RoM Street. New York Sot Jfxaiwistd lUiicrfisraenk HHfflltf ni'FIHffll J.M.Strobridge&Co Corner of Skhsoiiic and Coiniiiei- cial streets. SAN FRANCISCO, WOULD Call tbe attention of the public of Southern California to tbe largest and most complete assortment of Clothing and Gentlemen's Wearing Apparel, ever offered in this state, consisting, in part of Fine black, brown, ami blue frock coats; Ulue dress coats; black, brown, grey, blue, and mixed business suits; Summer rajrlftns and sacks of every description, particularly adapted to Warm climates ; Fine black and blue doeskin and fancy cassimere pants Double, single-breasted, velvet, niarseilles, silk, cashmerette and casfciinerc vests; also, A large assortment of navy flannel and alpaca suits, Also, a large assortment of Gentlemen's Furiilehlug Goods, consisting of white and fancy cotton and linen shirts of the latest styles; Heavy and fine silk, cashmere, merino, shaker flannel and canton flannel under shirts and drawers; Silk, merino, linen and cotton half-hose ; Cravats, scarfs, and neck-ties of every description Kid, silk, cashmere ami linen gloves; Suspenders ; silk and linen band kerchiefs ; Fine black, brown, Panama, Peruvian, Leghorn beaver, and silk hats ; Army, navy, velvet, cloth and cassimere caps ; Also, about Twenty Thousand Dollars worth of niarseilles and linen 'SUMMER CLOTHING just opened. Also, sole leather trunks, valises, and carpetbags of every description; And, in fact, everything pertaining to a gentleman's wardrobe constantly unhand. We flatter ourselves, with seven years1 experience and with tbe largest assortment on the coast, that we can please all" in quality, price and style. Every article we sell we guarantee to give satisfaction, as we manufacture our own goods. Flense Give lis a pall. All Orders promptly filled, and fot warded by the return Steamer. FRANK _>. GILBERT, with J. M. STRORR1DGE & Co. Post Offices ana Post Masters In Callfo*,,!^ Agua Frio.., t MAflpOsft county BP Whitne- Alamo .Contra Costa J M Jones ' Antioch do (i ltrown _.Warado Alameda ....AM Church Alameda do .,, A J lliirber Angels .Calaveras J c Sc.lbuer Auburn 1'laeer R Cordon Alpha .Nevada A J Alston American Hunch Shasta T A Freem.* Alviso St-nta Clara A Hathb-n. Ashland Butte.,.. .... Elijah Lett Aqueduct City. .... Amador M ___«__ Ileluiont San Franci.seo.,, i±... g J Kllet 107 OXa,y Street, OFFER FOR SALE ' A full ami complete assortment of desirable DRUGS AM) aiEmCIIVES. R. _ CO. respectfully solicit orders iro-in tlie country, and will guarantee satisfaction, in every particular, to those who favor them with their custom. ■ no28 3 JONAS G. CLARK &C0'S FURNITURE r las Wasningtori stve< t, San Francisco ; antl 40 and 51 Foiii-tli street, between J and _. streets, Sacrainento, Importers, Manufacturers, WHOLESALE AMD RETAIL DEALERS In every description of FURNITTJHE ilijifit _„ Have now In Store the largest tttockaint most complete assortment or rich ami beautiful FURNITURE, d in this State, consisting in part of— ROSEWOOD, WALNUT AA D Mahogany Parlor and Chamber sets. SOFAS. OTTOMANS, LOUNGES AND Easy Chairs ; Bureans, What-Nots, Mirrors of all OFFICE AND KITCHEN FURA1TURE, .in great variety. „_- We are now manufacturing from our Native Woods, also from Walnut and Rosewood, most of our finest Furniture, and can produce an article perior for strength, durability and beauty, to anything imported from the East. _S»We have constantly on hand, _.id are in re- gular receipt of full and complete invoices of Goods adapted to the Interior and Coast trade. jjj-To "Wholesale Dealers we wouldsny, your orders will receive, as formerly, our careful and prompt attention. aglB 3 JONAS G. CLARK & CO. ever offert FINE CATTLE BONES WAITED. tj)lO BOlid CATTLE BONES, on delivery iu SaO Franc sco. BOND & HALE, 59 nnd til Sansome street. Sau Fiancisco, Sept. 15,1867. 2t> ml Southern Dispatch Line OF SAN PEDRO PACKETS, TOUCHING AT SANTA BARBARA. THIS LINE is composed of the favorite clipper schooners LAURA BEVAN, Captain F. Morton ; " JULIUS PRINGLE. J. S.Garcia; S. D. BAILEY, N. Hillcr j ARNO, Wm. Hughes. # Which will run regular hereafter as above, taking freight and pas-eettgers on the most favorable terms, to which every care and attention will b( paid. Arrangements are in progress by which a regular Weekly line of Schooners will be established, sailing from San Francisco, without fail, every Saturday, Fof further particulars apply to any of the principal merchants at Los Angeles, San Pedro,, or Santa Barbara. N. PIEROft, Proprietor of the Line, at San FrauciPCff. Office—Corner of Market anr! "Eaststreets.lower building, (up stairs.) where goods will be receipted for and forwarded free of storage and drayuge anglli Sewing Machines. THE undersigned, Agents foF Messrs. Emery Houghton _ Co. in tbis State and Oregon, are offering superior Machines, as follows : Bag and Maniiiaetiiriiig' Machines Family IHacl-ines, several sizes; And last but not least, the *i 3 O JM A € II I _C E . A Qne assortment in store, which we .shnU take pleasure in showing to any who may favor us with a calL Needles, Thread and Silk constantly on hand. JONES & STEPHENS. 104 Clay street, between Sansome and Battery, Sau Francisco. N. B.—Mr. Grcvcy may be found as above. jy-11 3m KTOTIOB To Southern Merchants The Subscriber offers his services for the purchase of Every description of Merchandise, on Commission. HAVING had many years' experience in this particular branch of business, he feels confident that he can give entire satisfaction to all who favor him with their orders, which may be addressed to him direct, or through R. EMERSON Esq., of Los Angeles, to whom especial reference is made. J. HOWLAND BILL. San Francisco, Oct. 1st, 1857. oc24 LOS ANGELES STAR lab <§rmtrag ®staMis|mtnt. SPRING STREET, juljoining the U. S. Lanil OHice, Tl^pri,prret'>r of tlie L~)fl AngeleeStar, would respect- :is friends and the public. large a-wtv arior] issortment .v prepared lo e« cute l'LATN AND FANCY or OS 3E=»n.xi«7_Pi_csr<3-. * SHERIFF'S SALE. UNDER, AND BY VIRTUE of an order of sale, issued out of the District Court, of the 1st Ju- dicial'District, State of California, for Los Angeles county, duly attested the 27th day of November, A. D. 1857, in the suit of William T. B. San- ford vs. Edgar Purdy, and to me directed and delivered, I lave levied upon and will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder for ea_h.-at the door of the Court House, in the city of Los Angeles, on WEDNESDAY, the 26_ day of December A D. 1857, at 10 o'clock A. M., the following described property, to wit: All the right, title and interescoft.be defendant, Edgar Purdy, in and to the following„det-cribod lands, lying and being situate iu the county of Los Angeles, in the Township of San Gabriel, about two miles northerly from the Mission of ^an Gabriel, and adjoining the rancho of Manuel Gar- fias, being the same lands bought bv the defendant at SnerifTs sale, on the 25th day of July 1853, on execution against the property ot Juan Gallardo, and subject to redemption according to law. Said land being known by the uame of San Pascual, an<l previous to said" Sheriff's sale occupied by the said Gallardo. Together, with all th' tenements, hereditaments and appurtenaneee thereunto belonging. Given under my hand, in the city of Los Angeles, the 27th day of November, A*. D. 1857 W. C. GETMAN, Sheriff. Per W. H. PETERSON, V. B. Los Angeles, ISoveiuber 28, 1857. Brush Creea Ilutte.. lliilwell's Bar do Beiiioia Solano itottle Hill V.f Pi>r:uk> Bis liar Trinity...... Jllj; Oak I'lat Tuolunii U,)jnlvi)Ie Mariposa.. B»_ga.... Bloomlield Brick Bucki » G Martin ..1* Tvr Woratruin ■ TT Hooper ;_ Biifrtm J V>r Bhties' .- -.St,>j,lleii Bund, u J MMiller 'lo n Lamb 1>1. Lafken Bucknee BuCksport Humboldt W Boben Buckeye Yolo J M Charles Cache Creek do.-.., ..A McDonald Charley's Itanch Chico." Cherokee CampoSeco... Camplonv-ille. Chinese Camp, Columbia Curtsville ..lititte.. .Calaveras., „ .wTftibjL,.- ...Tuolumue.. !• horihg ....John Bidwell -..TMIlaniel S .1 Bowie- * M RGrah.ia ..,,,...ZBTiukuB, ... - do JMRoot Clinton Nevada..,. ....H M Moore Coon Creek l'lacer..,. ,.,.J Barnes Colusa Colusa Wm Vincent Cold Spring El Dorado C W Gilbert Coloma Cedarville... Clurksville.. do do ....RyDavis -...Geo Thatcher 1) Outhmingg r-W BWilBort ..Sacramento.., CorSStla Solano ..,,,.¥ 0 I.nrnoria Cotton Wood Shasta Wm Lane Crescent City Klamath.,,. .,..DC Lewis Centreville Alameda R 8 Clement Canon City Trinity EF Channel I'ii -''■ f-'l'ri'..^ KlI>or.*.(l«...... ,..._„ Shearw Dun I'clro's Car..,,..Tuolumne R Staith Double Springs . ...Calaveras N T NorcToss Downieville Sierra... .-...James (iernon Dry Creek Yuba Robert Mc Adams Drytown Amador ,.W O Clark Kuri'kK Humboldt.,,.. ,,..K H Foss El Dorado Calaveras.... .... A Irvine Emory's Crossing Yuba J W Everett ' Empire Ranch do S Moody EJUott'B Ranch Sacramento Mr Elliot r'ni nkfiii .' do J R Crawfoi4 Folsoni do ,,j. ,...3 Clork-ia Fiddle town Amador D Townnenil Forbes town Dutte Nathan 1'lnm 1'orlorn Hope....Merced T F.aglesnn French Gulch Shasta W G Gibbs Foster's Bar Yuba S B Whilcomb Fremont..,,Yolo Jonas Sped French Camp San Joa'juin R W Noble Forrest City Sierra W Henry ' Foreman's Ranch.. .<Calaveras S Foreman Fourth Crossing.... do A C Berit.hotf (ireen Springs....Tuolumne.-.- HI, Gardiner Garrote do ...J „ Watts Grafton Yolo A Updegralf .n.l Island..,.Coin Ceorgetewn El Dorado Greenwood.... do Garden Valley.... do Gri_ly Flat ... do Kilroy... .Santa Clara (i, Hid year's Bar Sierra. GiWmvme..,. do Grass Valley Nevada.. Georgian.'i Sacrum en to Gwin.. ..Merced.... Tiilton Butte Eddy J CTerrell C 3-Brady SStewart ...... James Burgess ..AC Everett Julfua Mei-in«ttit R EFlliott ,...E Matt hew son ......J MSedweli Wm Laughlln R Davis ..Santa Clan w Lisbon rlacer Lovein_'s Feiry Little York*....'N Mountain Vies MeCartysville MavlrehT Milpitas Mission San Jose.. Mountain Swings M'n-bi-an Bluff uo Marysville Yuba Maxwell's Creek.... Marip, Mariposa do Mount Ophi- do M;rwrrt.-)n- do Martlne. Contra Costa Mukelumnc Hill.... Calaveras.. Murphv's do MeBermotV's Bridge do Mill Valley do Moon's Ranch....Colusa Monrocville do Mormon Island Sandmen to .Michigan Bur "i". Monterey Monterey,.^. ^...1 Montei!umn-..^.'f liofumne Moirte Los Angeles Minersville Trinity.... Mid,Uetewn....Shasta. Napa Napa..... Nevada. ...Ni-vada Nicolaus Sutter Navato.. ..Marin North Branch Calavc Newtoiva..... El' Dorado.. Nealsburg Placer Natividad....Monterey.. Nelson's Creek ..'.. Sierra Uuseley's Bar..,.Yuba., "ngon Houi ,.J I.oveiiiff iV Cozzens .....IShumwar Levi Millard- JOttfeftS in-d CreightoH .. J J Vallejo ...1 Darren - Was-beim. It-'^n V W Kev.- ;a .G W Coulter JF MfNimara J H Miller II iwioll HT^ US.... ....H S A-nhise/ AD Stevens W FMcDerniott. ESOsburn Geo Eastman J H Weston J W RenoIsoU B L Wayar ,.Wm Curtis ,...W ¥ Norton .Ira Thompson, .J Bates .CM MeKinnelly EBKaton ....W H EndicHtt 1 C Dickey ...11 F Jones as Ed-win T Lnka 1 W Smith. ...ACNeal James Stokes J Cl.ewis ¥ Bridge Peter Rice s Ferry....Stanislaus John 0fStS Onisbo SacriSTftviV't Onhirville. Ore City Orovillc. Oakland. Uttitie ..Placer... do Butte Alameda.. Siskiy Horr's Ranch....Tuolumne (J D Dickinson llorsetort-u....Shasta J R Gill lloncut.,,,Yuba... W R Hizer Hornvl.as Mariposa.... »,,.^" L Soss lone Valley....Amador,,,,.,.. J H A'lvord mtnoiatowB... .Plaeer B Brickell Iowa City,,.. do J Co gan Indian Diggings... .El Dorado J W Gilbert Indian Gulch Merced JW Norton' Jamestown Tuolumne .R W Mardi's Jacksonville..., do G B Keyes Jackson.,..Amador ,,B B Redhead Joh,.sorirs Ranttli.... Sutter,,,,,. ,.W E O Kew King's River Tulare..,, ... .J Smith. Kelsey's El Dorado John White Knight's Ferry San Joaquin W E Steward Leach's Store Mariposa 1. Leach Lassen's....Butte W 1* Mayhew Leiviston Trinity C Wood Los Angeles.. ..Los AngelCK,,. ..7 S Wafte' Lagrajlge Stanislaus J, M Booth Steinberg's Sacramento.. Sutter Scott's River.. do San Gabriel San Rafael.. ..Marin., .- Santa Rosa.. ..Sonoma Sonoma do Smith's Ranch do San Ramon Contra Costa n Pablo T linrdiek ..S J Skidmore FC Haliniann Mr Miller N M -ledges ,..W Russell A B Bates Salmon Kalis El Dorado... J Dow Spanish Flat do J lilassman Santa Barbara Santa Barbara G R Fishft San Bernardino San Bernardino.. ,.DN Thorns* Shasta Shasta J Lemon Shaw's Flat Tuolumne J Roberts P.onora do G W Patrick Staples Ranch.... San Joaquin D J Staples Stockton els P E Conner Sutter Creek., ..Amador.. D Crandill Sarahville do R Robinson Snc-Hinf's Ranch Mariposa H Schroeder Sulsun....Soiano W S Kyle San Andreas Calaveras.,.. ..i,.C L Sweet St Louis Sierra WP Williams Secret Ravin-. ..Placer J Hart split Rock.. ..Merced J A Bugg Strawberry Valley Yuba..- J A Barnhar* Tehama.. ..Colusa O Gerry Trinidad.. ..Klamath.. .. .. ..F C Darling Trinity Trinity C Lee Unionto-wn,... Humboldt.. , A H Murdocfc Volcano.. ...Amador H T Barnnm Vallejo Solano.... J B Erisbie V.'Ulccito Calaveras., G M Murray Visalia Tulare JP Majors Woodville Butte.. S Alvard' Weaverville.. ..Trinity .J Barry -yVatsoiivine Santa Cruz L Thrift 'est Point.. ..Calaveras.-. ...,C F How Daniel B Curtis G "White ..DC Downer TGnllagher G H Coe Pleasant Vailey Mariposa,, A Shearer-" Pea Vine.... Bui te D Whipple Park's Bar..-..Yuba.. Geo Wiser Pilot Hill. ..ElDorado A T Bailey Placerviile do A M Thatcher Pctalunia.. ..Sonoma W R Swinertou PleasaiO. Springs . ..Calaveras RH Hoercbnef Paterson Nevada.. ..E P 'furney Plum Valley. Sierra F R Bocker Princeton.. ..Colusa ..R T Arm-It Pine Grove Amador.,, A Leonard Quartzburg.. ..Mariposa.. ...... UK Pool (Juincy.. ..Plumas Lewis Stork Rough and R<,ady.. ..Nevada E B Winans- Round Tent do E J Slate- Red Dog do J C Greea Red muffs Shasta S Brad way Rabbit Creek.,..Sierra Mr. Lester . Rattlesnake Bar.. ..Placer.. ..... ..Thomas Wood Russian River....Mendocino.. HG Heald. Sebastopol..,.Napa DM Johnston San Francisco San Francisco CL Weller do G Thatcher ..Sacramento Ferris Foreman- do D Hastings ..Siskiyou Jsunes Cregein- Salinas....Monterey .1 B II ill San Juan do I' Breen San Diego....San Diego ...George Lyon San l.uisObvspo . ..San Luis Obispo.,.. A Murray San Jose., ..Santa Clara ...CK Allen Santa Clara do ' H It McCobb Santa Cruz Santa Cruz E Anthony San Lorenzo.. ..Alameda J Wood Sau Leandro do WVan Wagner San Pedro Los Angeles., .... G Alexander ■\Vhisky Creek.. ..Shasta "Western.. ..Sacramento Yankee Jim's,. ..Placer Yuba City Yuba Yolo....Yolo J HHutto- Yreha Siskiyou John $A»tt9 ..A Walhau-a' P Mix Anwhit* N Hencfc I. Padolett VOL. VII. LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1857. £00 XmgeUa Star: ^mtm_€^iL__A P-BLISIIBD EVERY SATURDAY MORNING, At No. 1, Pico Buildings, Spring Street, Los Angeles, BY H. HAMILTON. TERMS: Subscription, per annum, in advance. .$5 00 For Six Months, S 00 For Three Months 2 00 Singl« Number 0 25 Abveutiskmuxts iuscrte ut TwoDotlars per squstrc of ten lines, for the tirst insertion ; and One Pollar per square for eaftli Kiiljstiqnent insertion. A liberal deduction made to Yearly Advertisers. Aohnts.—The following gentlemen are author- liM Agents tor the Star : _,. P. Fishkr San Francisco. Buays & Buriuck, Post Office. San Gabriel. Col. tit- Tiio.Mi'Sox Monte. R. N.Gi.bns Santa Barbara. Juuoe D. A. Thomas San Bernardino. LAZARD & WOLFSKILI^, IMl'OKTKRS, And Wholesale and Retail Dealers in French, l-Biglisli ami American Dry Goods. Corner of Melius How, Los Angeles. aug 9 BACHMAN 8l CO., WHOLESALE AfJU IlKTAIL DEALERS IN Gtocerles, Wlnia, l.lquurs, Clotfaiirgi, Haril- wure, _c., Sic. Pi-odue*, tllflus, anil Wcol tnk«i» lit oxcliangc. Los Angeles street, second house Irom Comma' cial street. unl3 Important Question to Land Pre emptous.— The question having been made before the General Land Office as to the necessity of a wife of a pre emption claimant's living on the lands preempted, it has been decided that a person claiming the betieflt of the pre-emption Act of 18-41 is I*-<u-lumutloii of fJitV. Brlglialn Young. Citizens op Utah' : We are invaded by a hostile force, who are evidently assailing us to accomplish our overthrow and destruction. For the last twenty-five years we have trusted officials o! the government Irom cotistables and justices to judges, governors and presidents, only to bo pcorned, held in derision, insulted and betrayed. Our homes have been plundered and burned, our fields laid waste, our principal men butchered while under the pledged faith of the government for their safety ; and our families driven from their homes to find that shelter in the barren wilderness, and that protection , »»y "- -—- ' longst hostile savages, which were denied ilietn presented in the form'of proof, upon whic required to establish, by competent proof, the performance ol certain acts prior to making an entry. A man being the head of a family must nhow residence with his family on the laud claimed. There might be sufficient cause precluding the possibility of the wife's residence on her hus- Summary of Atlantic News. We take the following .-unrr.ary of the Atlantic news from the New York correspondent ol the S. F. Globe:— Simeon Draper has been re-elected police com- mifKioner. President Buchanan has received -X present of fine California Fruit and Wines. The Interior Department has just reae.ved additional advices Irora Magraw's section of tho wagon road expedition, dated Independence llock/ Sep. 13. Engineer Lander, who was in advance the possibility of the wife's residence on her bus-1 Sep. 13. Engineer Zander, who was in aavance baud's claim ; but the tnifuctency of the cause can I of tho party, uucceeded in finding out an excellent only be determined when the facts of the case are route from the summit of the South Pass to Beef ».■„„.,,_,1 ;n iho fnrm of nroof. uDon which tiie | or Soda Springs, on i'car River, and been quito' Montgomery House I-OS A.NGEI-ES. The undersigned will open rTQ-MORRG-W. the 9th of —-=rs* AUGUST, at the above well- _ known Douse, A RESTAURANT, where the Choicest viands will be dispensed to his guests. The cooking department will be uoder the charge ol J. Fox, whois known as an accomplished caterer 'To the establishment will he attached a PASTRY DEPARTMENT, whare can be procured at all times everything that can bo desired in this line. Families and parties supplied nn'tlie shortest notice D. MARUHRSEAULT, Proprietor. Los Angeles, Aug. 8th, 1857. vnLTiow^riovE^cHJSE EL MONTE. IRA THOMPSOEf BEGS to inform the public that he has . refitted his Hotel, and is now prepared r to receive guests and attend to their -.■AJ-M1.--1 wants in a manner which cannot be surpassed by any house in the township. He has laid otf his grounds in a handsome manner, there ■being a large grove where visitors can enjoy the cool and relreshing- breeze even in th.e hottest da^s. with neat walks traversing it. Travelers will find a large corral, capacious Stables, And abundant food for their animals, together with the greatest care and attention, and on the lowest utiii^. No expense shall be spared to render comfortable the guests at the Willow Grove House. The Post-office is located here, and the mail fetatrc* from Salt Lake and San Bernardino stop at this house. IRA THOMPSON. ; El Monte. .Time 27. 1857. __ ^rTwToValT^ NEWMAflK, KREMER & CO., HAVK REMOVED to their HEW STORE on COMMERCIAL STREET, where they have on hands, and will alwiivs be supplied with^a huge and varied assort incut of Goods, comprising Oroceri^s, Pro-visions, Dry Goods, Clofliing, Uoots, Siaoes, &.C, &c. Terms moderate. We look for small profits and quick returns. NEWMARK, KREMER & CO. Los Angeles, April 4th, 185?. . AUG. W. TIMMS. Forwarding and Commission Merchant, San Pedro and Los Anoblbs, Cal., n7 II. HL".A1), Agi;nt-, _os Angeles, A. E. RAlMON.D,Na, 105 Front strert, Agent at San Fran GAMBP.IHUS BREWERY. niHE best ALB aud BEER manufactured, andal- X ways on h:in'J. Delivered to city customers without extra charge. Coopering and Ucpnirlng i>f Unrrt:ls, Sic.. Sic. All assortment of Barrels always on hand. K. MESSER, Proprietor. EASSETTE HOUSE, Corner Bnsh ouil Snnsniiw JSIjrcets, Sn» FiimclHCU. JHi A. PIIE3CI1, Piopiletor. fej^k The above named house having been tho- \l5jffl roughly renovated, is now ready to aceom- "" *^*inodiite it.si patrons in as comfortable a manor as any hotel in the state. ftU22 KO MOSQ.IHTO.SS. '~SAN~ BERNARDiNoT MR. FRANK _. WETTERGREN, of San Bernardino, lias been appointed agent in San Bernardino eitv, for tlieConimit*_ion and Forwarding House of A. W. Tiiinus. He is authorized to collect money and transact all business for the house. A. W. TIMMS. Los Angeles and Sau Pedro Los Angeles, April 11, .S57. fc5_^,_3X3>31i_33_a._S-. M. RONTET, _OS ASGELES STKKET, in front at OotKtttt & Barker, HAS the honor to announce to the Public( that he still carries on his business at the old stand, as above, and having in his employment competent workmen, he is prepared to execute all ^orders with which he may be lavored, in the Manufacturing of Fine Harness,Carrlitgo Repairing, anil Mciuliiig of all kinds. Aim, everything In th* Saddlery Business. Los Angeles, Oct, 24th, 1857. Carriage ami Blacksmith Shop, By JOHN GOLLER. LOS ANGELES STUEET, NEAR THE FOOT OF COMMERCIAL THE subscriber respectfully kinfornis the public generally that i.*r be will keep constantly on hand and will manufacture to order, Coacries,Buggies, Wagons, Carts &c itl a neat and workmanlike manner. He has on hand and for sale a tine stock of Eastern white oak *nd hickory plank and axles. He keeps constantly on hand a large variety of cart and buggy wheels, spokes, felloes, shafts, neck yokes, double and singletrees. Horse Shoeing and Blacksniithing in all its various branches, executed with promptness and dispatch. Particular attention will be given to the manufacture and repair of Plows, Harrows, and Other Farming utensils. He has an extensive assort- inent of iron axles, springs, bolts, plow and spring Btcel, and other material pertaining to the business. too numerous to mention, Also, 20 Tons of Blacksmiths' Coal. With none but the best of workmen in his employ, he leela confident that he can give entire satisfaction to his customers. WT JOHN C.OLLE'R. BLACKSMITH AND CAEEIAGE SHOP, By h. Mclaughlin & bro., LOS ANGELES STREET, Opposite Hellas' Building. re take the present opportunity to informitlio 1/ _..L1:_. ..... .^, „.,., m..rl!„.|.i In do all kinds ot w , . public, tbat *e »re prepared to do all kinds o Work pertaining to onr business in a manner that cannot bo surpassed in this city, ami at as reasonable rates as the high prices of stock will Justify \Vc are now building some of the best WiWiab that ever have been built in the Southern country fSg-Olt castings bought at SI p,,-hundred pounds. _,4 H. McLAPOHLra__&_BRO__ Notico. ALL persons are hereby cautioned against buying or otherwise trading for nnvented horses 0T cattle of our brands; ortheywill be proseeu ted to the extent of tbe law. ANDREAS DOMINGUEZ. ep20—tf JESUS Ma. COTAde DOMIN'GUEZ. Card. THOMAS TIILDEjV General Mercantile Agent, BAN FRAA'CISCO, CAL. rn TILDEN having had some fifteen years ex- JL . ptrieocein a geni'ral Mercaiitile and iterch- audise business, the last eight years iu San Francisco, will atUnd to the sale, purchase, and forwarding o1 every description ol goods with punc tnaliiy and dispatch. Also* colicc'tiotis and re^ mitliirices to all pai ts of the country, Atlantic States and Europe, made with promptness and iidelity. Negotiations, and1 every description of mercantile business, transacted upon the most liberal terms. ant>8 Reference-—Don AAURES PICO, Los Angeles. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, \ County of Los Angeles, j I11 tlie District Cwtirt of Biu Fiist Judicial Jose1 Sepulveda. Jose Dolores Sepulveda. plaint ill's vs. Noah Felch, William R-Eeynolfls, defendants. Action brought in the District Qoiirt of the 1st Judicial Di-itncf.. and the complaint Hied in the city and counts of Los Angeles, in tbe office of the clerk of said District Court. Th" People ol" t1\c State ol" Cnlifoniln send Creeling 1 To NUAH FKLCIl m.cl AV11.I.1AM YOU are hereby required to appear in an action brought against you by the above named phiintills, in otir District Comt cf the First Judicial District, iu nnd for the county of Los Angeles, and, to answer the complaint filed therein, a certified copy of which you are herewith served, within teu days after the service on you of this summons—il served within this county; or if served out of this county hut within the First Judicial District, within twenty dnys after the service thereof; or if served out of the First Judicial District but in the State of California, within forty days after the service thereof; always exclusive of t.be day of service ; —or judgment hy delault 11 be taketi against you. The said action is brought for the cancellation of a certain note, of date March 3].st, 1855, for $800, executed by plaintiffs lo the defendant Wf&Qhf or order, and set forth in said complaint, and to enjoin the sale or transfer thereof, and further proceedings in rr certain action now pending thereon in the 4th District Courty and bringing or maintaining any action thereon in any court whatsoever, as more fully appears in said complaint, and for cost; and general relief; and if you fail to appear an'd answer the snid complaint as above required, the said plaintiffs will oause default to be entered against you, and apply to the court for the relief prayed for iu this complaint. Witness the Hon. Benjamin Hayes, Judge of our District Court aforesaid, the 25th day of November, A. D. 1857. [seal] Attest: My hand and the seal of said Court the dav and year last above written, CHAS. R. JOHNSON, Clerk. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, } County of Los Angeles, f I, Benjamin Hayes, District Jndge, of.the First Judicial District, Slate of California, having read and considered the affidavit of Jonathan R. Scott. and it appearing to my satisfaction therelrom, that a cause of action exists in this cause against William R. Reynolds, one of the defendants, aud that he is a necessary and proper party in this cause, and that after due diligence he cannot be found within the State of California, or conceals himself to avoid service of summons, do hereby order, That Bervicc of summons be made on said Reynolds, by publishing a copy ot the summons in this case, together with a copy of this order, in the Los Angeles Star, a newspaper published iu the city and county ofLos Angeles, once a week, for the term of two months, and by depositing a copy of the summons, with a copy of the complaint, certified by the clerk, in the post office in the city of Los Angeles, addressed to the defendant, William It. Reynolds, at his place of residence. Tbim done and signed, this 25th day of November, 1857. BENJAMIN HATES, District Judge. A true copy. [sual.j Attest : My hand nnd the seal of Baid Court, this 2Mb day ot November, A. D. 1857. CHAS. R. JOHNSON, Clerk. Los Anceles. Nov. 28. 1857 in the boasted abodes of Christianity and civiliza lion. Xhe Cou.iLkuii-ii vi' Gin -tmiuiim wwimh. gwa ltees unto us all that we do, or ever have claimed. If the constitutional rijhls which appertain, unto us as American citizens, were extended to Utah, according to the spirit and meaning thereof, and freely and impartially administered, that is all we could ask, all that we have ever asked; Onr opponents have availed themselves of pi,eja< dices existing agniost us, because of our religious faith, to send out a formidable host to accomplish our destruction. We have had no privilege or opportunity of defending ourselves from the false; foul and unjust aspersions against us, before the nation. The Government has not condescended to cause an investigating committee or other per- sons to be sent to inquire into and ascertaiu the truth, as is customary in such cases. We know their aspersions to be false, hut that avails us nothing. We are condemned unheard, and forced to an issue with an armed mercenary mob which has been sent against us at the instigation of anonymous letter writers, ashamed to father base slanders and falsehoods which they have given to the public—of corrupt officials who have brought false accusations against us to secure themselves in their own infamy—of hireling priests and howling editors who prostitute the truth for filthy lucre's sake. The issue which has been thus forced upon u6( compels us to resort to the great first law ot.self- preservation, and stand in our own defence and right, guaranteed unto us by the genius oflhe in- itituions of our country,' and ou which the Government is bastd. Our duty to ourselves nnd families requires ue uot to lamely submit to be driven and slain, without an attempt lo preserve ourselves. Onr duty to our country, our holy religion, our God, to freedom and liberty, requires law requires the register and receiver to adjudicate such claim. The Department cannot iu ad- wuice determine questions of right upon the mere speculative inquiries, hut will exercise its supervisory power in declaring the right of a claimant iu whose case the question may arise, when the facts are previously passed upon by, and reported to the General Land Office hy the register and re- Gocd Si:,iGE9Tioxs.—The activity which has prevailed in and about the Capitol for a few days past, says the Sacramento Union, reminds us that the time for tiie meeting of the Legislature is rapidly approaching. The first of January, 1858, will be, here, and with the day appear the members elect to the Legislature. They wil1, for the tirst time in the history of our State, find the Treasury prepared to meet all demands which may be drawn upon it for the per diem of members. In consideration of tlie State paying cash, we trust the Legislature will cut down the pay oi its officers, clerks, pages, etc., to the very lowest sum which is deemed a reasonable compensation. Heretofore, hangers-on about the Legislature for a good winter's job, have been paid far too liberally. To some extent last year was an exception, and the coming Legislature in point of enonomy, ought to far excel all which have gone before it. Its members should resolve at the commencement that the session shall not exceed ninety days in _th. Col. ScMS'Eit to be Ccun.T-MAimM.KD.— Gen. Persifer F. Smith has issued special orders convening a Court Martial at Fort Leavenworth, ou the 1st of November, for the trial of Col. Sutnner. I "™ r--i --- ■■- -■ — - - _, ipres'sion ha« prevailed that he is to be tried | Mr^Teu Broeck, had died suddenly of cholic or Soda Springs, on _-car River, and been quito successful west of these springs. Upon the discovery of a good road between the points first iheutiotied depended the success of this great thoroughfare, from Fort Kearney to the California Slate line at Honey Lake. The opening ot this new route will save many miles of travel to' both California and Oregon emigrants. It is thought the expedition will get through to California by the 15th December. Account, from' Kirk's section are favorable, and it is probable that it will get through before the time last men*' tioned. About one million dollars has been subscribed towards the two millions necessary, (within 18 days) to save the N. Y. and Erie Railroad. Mr. Mason, our Minister at Paris, has signified' his willingness to return hoine next, spring." Mr. Dodge, Minister at Madrid, intends to resign at the same time. Charges of a serious nature have been made' against Mr. Forsyth, our Minister in Mexico, in' connection with the Tehuantepec settlement. Dr. Bridsall, assistant treasurer of the U. S. Mint at San Francisco, sails for Europe, to-day, iu the Vanderbilt. Chief Justice Nelson is dangerously ill—ai also' is the Hon. Pierre Soule. Several distinguished American officers are trying to get into the British service in India. Earl Fitzhardinge had died in England. At the Newmarket Races in England, the Ces-" arewitch stakes (10,01)0) were won in gallant style by the American mare Prioress, over thirty competitors. Very heavy bets had Been made against her the day previous, Lecompte, the well known horse belonging to' ior mismanagement of his forces in a recent engagement with the Cheycnnes, by which, it has been charged, he lost an opportunity to puni „ Iigioi). our (jh.kI, to ii'eeuom ana uoeriy, reqini't.^ w^u -.■«■ B--, -- -- that we shall not quietly stand stili and see those them severely for their recent depredations. This !_*.„_ rtM,„ ,.!,.!,.,_. analnat.him hftvfl UOth- fetters forging around which are calculated to en slave and bring (Is into subjection to lui unlawful military despotism, which can only emanate, in the country of constitutional law, from corruption, tyranny and oppression. Therefore, I, Bngbam Young, Governor and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Territory of Utah, in the name of the people-of the Uuited States,.1st forbid all armed forced of every description, from coming into the Territory under ly pretence whatever. 2d. That all the force in said Territory hold themselves iu readiness to march at a moment's notice, to repel any and all such invasion. 3d. Martial law is hereby declared to exist in Ihe Territory on and after the publication of this Proclamation ; and no person shall be allowed to pass and repass into or from this Territory without a permit from the proper officer. Given under my hand and seal, at Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah, the 15th day oi September, A. D. 1857, and of the Independence of the Uuited States, the 82d year. jl ' Biuguam YoiiKo. J\ Imfoktaxt Information to Pebsoks Desirous of Purchasing Puhlic Lands.—The Washington Union, of Octobep 10th, publishes the following directions for the guidance of those who may desire to purchase public lands. As a lar&e quantity of government domain has been recently offered for Bale in California, our readers may find the information contained in it of great value: — '•When an individual applies to tho register of a laud district to purchase a tract of land, he is required to hie a written " application." On such application the register endorses his certificate, showing the land is vacant and subjeet to entry. That certificate the applicant carries to the re. ceiver, and it ie the evidence on which the receiver permits payment to be made', and issues his 1 "original receipt,'' the duplicate of which is handed to the purchaser as his evidence of payment, and which is required to be surrendered when a patent is forwarded from the General Land Office for delivery. The - original receipt" is banded to the register, who indicates the sale on his township plat, enters the same in his tract book, and it is transmitted by the register to the General Laud Office, with the monthly abstract of sales aud certificates of purchase. This is the formality prescribed to individual purchasers, and must be observed not only for their protection in securing titles, but for the protection of the interests of the government. The law has established two officers in a land district—the register and re. oeiver--and prescribed a mode of proceeding to serve as check upon each other. II a claimant tails to observe the requirements, he does it at his 1 peril. If he deposits money with any person con-' nected with the district office, even with a receiver without having first filed a written application with the register, he does so at hie own risk, government not being responsible for any loss whore I the terms on which the law authorizes entries are departed from. Mmtm&ERS Caituued.—Two of the Chinamen ... a mistake. The charges against him have noth ng to do with the Cheyenne expedition, but relate to transactions at Fort Leavenworth before going nut to meet the Indians. They partake rather of the character of insubordination, and «__- out of a conflict: between Col. Sumner and another officer charged by Gen, Smith with the execution of certain orders. —-—1*1 ■ ^ » ■> «■»■ ... Gloomy Prospects.—The New York Tribune predicts that by the first or middle of December, one hundred thousand persons in the city of New York will he out of employment and nearly out of means. The ship yards in New York are nearly itfle,- the founderies but half working, aud the great clothing stores doing very little. It is stated that women have recently come to New York from places three hundred miles away in quest of work from the clothing stores, only to be turned off with none, and compelled to beg Iheir way home again. I Powers' Statue of Webster.—The Florence correspondent of the Newark Daily Advertiser, says that Powers' noble statue of Webster has h'eeu-.transferred to bronze at the foundry iu that city, and is about to be shipped for Boston, The casting is quite worthy of the model ; admirable for tone and accuracy. It was visited by tho members of the Royal family, the Ministers ol State, and many of the cotmoi^eurs of the country, who concur in ascribing 40 it the highest merit. The San Jose City Hall.—lo the case of Pio- chc, Bayerque & Co., vs. the Mayor and Common Council of San Jose, a judgment was rendered in the U. S. Circuit Court, lately in favor of the plaintiffs for $24,000. The plaintiffs loaned tbe city ot Sau Jose the Bnm of $13,000, at 24 per cent, per month, in January, 1855, to build a City Hall with. The defendants made default in payment, and hence the suit—S. F. Bulletin, 2ith. Resiux_i>.—Hon. W. B. Norman, says the Stale Journal, Senator from the l&tb District, compos- id of Calaveras and Amador counties, on Friday last presented his resignation to the Governor. The resignation was accepted and an election to fill the vacancy ordered to be held on Saturday, December oth. Senator Norman was elected in November, 1850, and has held the position one year ; this, however, being his second term. Tue Utah Expedition.—The Little Rock Gazette has seen a letter irom an army officer of this expedition to a friend in Arkansas. The] letter gives the strength of tho expedition, as follows: 5lh infantry 10 companies, 480 men 10th infantry 8 oompanies, 590:men | (Uh infantry 4 companies, 320 men 1st cavalry 4 companies, 240 men i tth artillery.. I Company, 115 men Total 1745 men The artillery consists of 12 pieces, as follows : •1 G-pounders, 2 12-ponndhowilzers, 4 12-pounders, and 2 :\2-pound howitzers. The train consists of 130 wagons and 250 teamsters and men. concerned in the murder of Gi iswald, at Jackson __nvi.» ^^ ,„,.f,lr mm h.\v,- i.'i>: Prior had been ruled off from all' bin engagements for the season. From India the news is morecheering, although Delhi t-tili held out. Lucknow had not been taken' by the insurgents. In Yucatan, a horrible massacre hy Indian, had" taken place—the victims number over 500. Gen, Walker and his forces are lying perfectly quiet. He says his departure.will not he delayed: more than a month. The Bank of the State of Missouri and the Mer-' chants aud Southron Bank at St. Louis, suspended' specie payments. Hon. A. O. P. Nicholson, editor of the Washington Union during Gen. Pierce's Administration, has been elected to the U. S. Senate by the Legis-' laturc of Tennessee. In Great Britain, the potato disease has assutn-' ed a violence equal to that of 1846. It now appears that the Administration do no* propose any retrenchment in the public works. Complete returns from Minnesota give Sibley Democrat) 123 majority. 29th.—The Persia, with 3 days later news from Europe, reached here yesterday. She brings a million and a quarter in specie, aud more of it is' on the way. The bullion in the Bank of England had fallen off, but £2,000,000 had arrived" from Australia and Brazil. The India mail had reached London'with detail. confirmatery of the good news telegraphed pre-" viously. It is confidently predicted that Delhi would be taken during the ensuing foroigkt. There is nothing of interest from France. The maritime prefect of Brest had forwardecTto ! a bottle containing a paper purporting to have been thrown from the steamship Pacific, when' fast sinking, after collison with an iceberg. Dillon, late French Consul at San Francis-', co, died in Paris 14th inst. . • Mr. Ten Bt.cck's mare Belle—purchased in England—won the Bedford stakes at Newmarket.' Prioress stood well for the Cambridgeshire races, although not first favorite. The Tennessee has arrived at New OrlcanB from Vera Cruz, and brings $250,000 in specie. The advices from Mexico reach to the 18lh inst>' A new Cabinet had been formed. Tho rebels iu the Bouth had been touted by Alvarez with great .laughter. Tho city of Baltimore had been placed under, martial law by the Governor of Maryland, in order to put a stop to the outrages of the Plug Uglies and other gangs of rowdies. Besides specie, the Engliih .teamen are bring. ing out considerable remittances in the shape of acceptances bearing a bank guarantee, and which are forwarded on from here to New Orleans, for the purchase of cotton. The President's first diplomat!, dinner was tt splendid affair. Senators Gwin and Bright were present. 31st.—The Pcstraaster General has offered the Corporation of New York $250,000 for a lot in* the Park, for a post office site. The ground required is 250 feet on Chambers street, by 100 feeV in depth. . The revulsion is likely to introduce a system of short credits among our mercantil 3 community. In Mexico President Comonfort has apj.lied to 'ers, in order tu FOR KENT, i COMFORTABLE HOUSE, in the lower part August 22,1357. ----- Extensive Rohbery.—J. May, whole-1 __s_-«^, *». - -k •*■ -- = JX- *-«»— r *?■ ™ t" \ v°rzi::T;?;ziz> *«.», -m ;V,;:"u"l »,i;,m tl,. i- .ly H.nus. T!„.y _f,«- d s,(,0o. rtich had been placed temporarily m oootraot loaMJudW ^ -~y.. ed .0 Having '*■ t_.^' ™_ "'^eeo'or an open desk ia tbe back part of tbe store. It „ _. ____«_■£ womaQ! !2_ *.'r.KS«, ™'Sey o^SedLoog Beeoi. tbat tbe raooey badju.t beea "««■_£ named Mtlry slider, wa. r_« __, murdered SeflOO-th. ainooot Mm. ... *%£££%£?£,* _____ '' »o Taesday-week at __,,»,„, by a i„a„ uaai- I ! , T fite!M,,. , he" employed in tbe store ae por- ed Peter Wetz lately occupied ae cook a'. ,l,r Dr. Bank, haa been appointed Secretary oil*. IsaacM^; *"" ' j Merchant.' Hotel. I gation to Brazil- 'ler I -~ .
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 7, no. 32, December 19, 1857|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The weekly newspaper has p.[1-4] in English. Los Angeles Star in English includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "Proclamation of Gov. Brigham Young", "Important information to persons desirous of purchasing public lands", [col.4] "Important question to land pre emptors", [col.5] "Summary of Atlantic news"; [p.2]: [col.1] "The plea for the Mormon war", [col.2] "The route to Salt Lake City", [col.3] "The courts".|
|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|
|Coverage date||circa 1857-12-13/1857-12-25|
|Publisher (of the Original Version)||Hamilton, H.|
|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||Los Angeles Star, vol. 7, no. 32, December 19, 1857|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m397|
|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_420; STAR_421; STAR_422|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
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Established in 1849.
ONE OF OL'R FIRM is at present travelling in
Europe, where he iB collecting and forwarding
to us by every steamer, the most splendid stock ot
WATCHES AUD JEWELRY
ever imported into this State. Our Watches cannot be surpassed for substantiality and lime-keeping. Our Jewelry is selected with the greatest
care, and none but the most tasteful goods made
ot the Quest gold are allowed to leave our estab
We manufacture on the premises. We are the
inventors of the art, and keep ahead of all competition.
is done by the best workmen, under our own inspection, aud warranted for one year. Watches
for repair sent to us by Express are attended to
BARRETT & SHERWOOD,
135 Montgomery street,
between Clay and Commercial streets,
jy26 tf SAN FRANCISCO.
To Parties Claiming Payment from
the I lilted St it Us for loss aiifl (li-struc-.llcti of
Property during tlie War with Mexico.
PARTIES desirous of having their Claims prosecuted hy the undersigned before the Court of
Claims at Washington, can receive all the necessary Information on the subject, and have their
Claims promptly prosecuted on application to 0.
MORGAN, Los Angeles,
aug 2 J. D. STEVENSON, San Francisco
TO SOUTHEHN MERCHAMTS.
Dow, Childs, & Co.,
No. 90 Front Street, San Francisco.
J. G. DOTV", 0. W. ClIII.RS, J. A. BUTTKR3.
O. W. CHILDS,
[LATH 01' LOS ANGELES,]
HAVING formed a business connection in San
Francisco, as above, and desirous of securing
the trade of his old friends in the South, will spare
uo effort to prosecute a business with the Southern
Coast, satisfactory to his patrons.
Possessing an intimate and thorough knowledge
of the trade, he can guarantee moro favorable inducements thrfb offered by any other firm.
All orders for merchandise will meet with strict
Consignments of Produce solicited, and satisfactory returns guaranteed.
Los Angeles, July 1st, 1857.
■_7O_3__-0 _ O.
PAETIES HAVING CALIFORNIA GROWN
TOBACCO, of last year's crop, will find a
purchaser, by addressing a line to
iepl2 116 Montgomery street, Sau Francisco.
JAMES THOMPSON, Proprietor.
Formerly of Haley & Thompson.
48 Commercial and 87 Clay streets,
Between Front and Rattery,
LADIES ORDINARY—Second Story.
THIS House has undergone a thorough renovating and cleansing, with new furniture, beds
and Bedding. It is intended by the Proprietor to
have this House second to none in this city. Great
care has been taken to select the best of servants,
and no expense will be spared to make the weary
traveler comfortable at the Rail Road House.'
Capt. JOHN PAYNE, formerly master of the
steamer Mountaineer, ou the Delaware river, and
late of the steamer New Jersey, on the North
River, New York, will be my Assistant in the
management of the Hotel.
There has also been fitted up magnificent Bath
Rooms and Hair Dressing Room attached to the
Hotel, which, for cleanliness, Ac., will not be surpassed by any of this city. Also, a Billiard room
and Pool Table.
The Bar is stocked with the finest choice of
Wines, Liquor3 and Cigars.
A fine Lunch served every day at 11 o'clock.
aulo 3 JAMES THOMPSON, Proprietor.
DICKINSON TYPE FOUNDRY.
PHELPS & DALTON,
L. P. ISHER, Agent, San Francisco.
Onlcrs solicited for Ty\ic, I.eaiXx, Hule, Sic.
I_ 1». F I SHE It'S
t»i Agent of tbe
Importer and Wholesale Dealer iu
Watches, Jewelry, Diamonds,
Gold Pens, ClCttkft, Wttftcb Materials,
Tools, GlHsses, Sic. -be.
171 W a s It i u g t o u street,
Between Montgomery and Kearny, (upstairs,)
I HAVE just received direct irom the manufacturers a large assortment of goods, of the latest
styles and patterns, in the above line.
£E_hI have constantly on hand and am In regular receipt of full and complete assortments of
goods adapted to the California trade. To the
trade and dealers'iu the interior, I would say,
your orders will receive prompt and careful attention. Please give me a call.
^39-N.B.—No business connection "Villi J. S.
Josephi. sep2G 'dm
N. REYNOLDS 8b CO.,
Produce and General Commission
Nog. 79 and 81 Davis street. •
Between Clay and Washington streets,
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.
Personal attention given to the sale of—
And all staple products of the country.
Will fill orders for goods when accompanied by
cash or equivalent, in way of consignments.
Have constantly on hand new and second hand
Grain and Gunny Bags, which we offer by the bale
or bundle, in lots to suit.
First class storage furnished when required, and
liberal advances made on consignments in store.
Having good experience and locality, we trust, by
strict attention, to give that satisfaction which is
pleasant 1.0 both ourselves and our consignors.
NlClI. REYNOLDS. L. V. H. HOWEI.T.
San Francisco. Sept. 26, 1857
TO THE FAK3IBR
PAPER HANGINGS I Dealer mAgncultural Implements
„V_> $*$______ j F-jEASE ___Iu_X>!
Just Heceived, per late Arrivals, j T-TA^
; V.lUTTF.l) A liiyu!) HUOJ*.
110 and 112 Clay street, San Francisco
6000 rolls French and American Borders ;
300 pieces Tapestry Velvet Carpet;
G25 pieces Tapestry Brussels carpet;
*230 pieces three-ply carpet;
^800 pieces superfine ingrain carpet;]
1^50 pieces extra fine ingrain carpets ;
200 pieces cotton and wool carpets ;
125 pieces stair carpets, assorted ;
215 pieces Bay State druggets;
800 pieces oil cloth, assorted ; -
125 pieces silk damask and brocatelle ;
800 pieces cotton and worsted damask ;
4000 pair window shades;
[ 375 pair lace curtains;
750 pair muslin curtains ;
8000 cornices and curtains;
325 dozen mats, assorted.
Stair Rods, Table Covers, Gimps, Fringes, &e.
Wholeanle ami Uetnll, by
110 and I li Clay street.
Orders from the country filled with cure and dispatch. sepl2 3m
TAAFFE, MCCAHILL & CO.,
Front Street, corner Sacramento,
IMPOUT l_. IIS AND JOBS US
STAPLE AND FANCY
HAVE NOW ON HAND AND ARE CON-
stantly receiving by every clipper ship from the
East, and by every steamer via the Isthmus, a complete and extensive assortment
ALL GOODS IN THEIB LIKE,
Expressly for this market by one of the Firm, which
will be sold at tbe lowest market prices, and to which
the attention of city and country buyers is invited.
Particular attention is called to their select stock ol
SPRING AND FALL GOODS,
The latest Styles and Designs.
A lar^c assortment of
Alexandre's Celebrated KID GLOVES,
Always ou hand, together with a
Large Variety of Itnck Gloves, Gauntlets, -tc.
ALSO, A VERY
FULL STOCK OF HOSIERY,
EVERYARTICLE in this DEPARTMENT
DAVIES k JONES' CELEBRATED
PATEN T S H I R T S.
Cotton Ducks, j\os. OOOO to 10,
Drills, Sheetings, Ac. Ac.
Also, a large stock of
SPRING and FALL, CLOTHING
■uitable for the Mining and Agricultural districts,
together with every article to be found in tbe Dry
FILLED WITH CARE AND DESPATCH.
TAAFFE, McCAHTT.T. & CO.!
kt_gl5 3 Krout atreet, corner Sacramento. [
fil mechanic*, and wiir-»• material but the best. Id
this way I kc\v to, m* mota tl. e interest of tie good mechanic ; the interest of the farmer : the interest of ova