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, Our Creed. TVo lore religion, not the priest— We love our country and our God; We love tlie man who governs least} Not one who rules with iron rod. Each family should be a State, Where all domestic virtues grow ; The heart an empire—then let fate Attempt in vain its overthrow. We love the fiu-mer and his toil, The talismen of life are there : We treasure God's great gift of soul, And His creation fair. We love bright gold that it may strew, Contentment in ihe paths of care: We hate the man who never knew That he could huve too large a share. We love both wit and merit fine, Though poverty their grace unfold ; The diamonds in (lie dirty mine Shine just as bright as set in gold. We love the beautiful, the good— The finished workpf nature's plan, For when these're fully understood, They constitute ihe perfect man. We love in woman, virtue, truth, And know such gems would be les3 rare, If pity for her tender youth, Exposed the tempter's ready snare. Her life is often overcast, And darkness clouds tlie future way; But need the lesson ofthe past, 'Tis darkness tells us what is day. Take off thy sandal, weary time, And lay it at Hie gates—go in, Search for some new and radiant cltmc, TJntainted by the blight of sitt; We wish thy realm as free and wide As make? God's universe our Iiome, That what we love might there abide, And what is hateful never come. San Jfraitrisw ?lrjbu'fecnttiif<s. SLOAN, HARTMAJV & BLOOD, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Smi Fr.inCisco• Office—SOUTlI-WftST CORNER MONTGOMERY AND CO.M\ll::U'IAl, .STKKK'J'ri— Fnlrtuicc on Commercial. Particular attentiongiven to business iu the Supreme Court of this Stale..iiift tlie U S. ("ourta. ju.7—3ra Shim a man who doesn't pay bis compliments to the ladies. He who is wanting in honor towards curl3 and corsets, will invariably attempt to dodge the grocer, tailor aud butcher. Faithlessness to the dimity institution is a sure sign of a want of principle, piety and good bringing up. The difference between a schoolmaster and an engine driver, is that one minds the train, and other trains tlie mind. "I don?t care so much about the hugs," said Mr. Wormly to the head of a genteel private fami. ly in which he resides, " but the fact is, marm, ] hain't got the blood to spare; you see that your- self. The sigh that rises at the thought of a friend may he almost as genial as hia voice. 'Tis breath that seems rather to come from him than from ourselves. The thoughtless and impatient, shut their eyes to danger, rather than labor to avert it. Little acts of kindness, gentle words, loving Bmiies—they strew the path of life with flowers, they make the sunshine brighter, and the green earth greener: and he who bade us "love one another," looks with favor upon the gentle and kind hearted, and he pronounced the meek blessed, Spiders have four paps for spinning their threads, each pap having 1,000 holes; and the fine web itself is the union of 4,000 threads. No spider spins more than four webs, and when the fourth has been destroyed, they go filibustering and seize on the webs of their neighbois. Worth Knowing.—To ascertain the length of a day or night, any time of the year, double the time ofthe sun's rising, which gives the length of the night, and double the time of setting, which gives the length of the day. An affected singer at one of our theatres, the other night, was told by a wag in the gallery " to come out from behind his nose, and sing like other people." A western editor perpetrates the following: " A flock of sheep composed of all 'wethers' may be said to resemble our climate. Abaker has invented a new kind of yeast. It makes bread so light that a pound of it only weighs four ounces. Good locking girls in male attire are dangerous counterfeits. Industry will make a man a purse, and frugality will find him strings for it- Neither the purse nor the strings will cost him anything. He who has it should only draws the strings as frugality directs, and he will be sure always to find a useful penny at the bottom ot it. Three things to be pitied: a henpecked husband, a child with a drunken father, and a wife with a brutal partner. In private conversation between intimate friends the wisest men very often talk the weakest. "Little boys should be seen and not heard," as the boy said when he could not recite bis lesson. A ruined debtor having done his utmost to satisfy his creditor,1), said to them, "Gentlemen, I have been extremely perplexed till now how to satisfy you; but having dune my utmost endeavor, I shall leave you to satisfy yourselves." A dog, which had lost the whole of its interesting family, was seen trying to poke apiece of crape through the handle of a door of one of the Philadelphia sausage shops. A man who is furnished with arguments from the mint, will convince his antagonist much sooner than one who draws them from reason and philosophy. If to do wore as ea?y as to know what were good to be done, chapels would have'been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces, A fool in high station is like a mm on the top of a high mountain—everybody appears smr.ll to him, and he appears small to every body ell A parson reading the funeral service at the grave, forgot the sex ofthe deceased, and askin one ofthe mourners, an Emeralder, "ia this a brother or a sister?" "Neither," replied Pat, "only a cousin." God, who is liberal in all His other gifts and favors, is sparing in the distribution of Lime, never allowing us two moments at command. He gives but the second a.-! He takes away the first, and leaves us in absolute uncertainty whether the third shall ever be ours or not. An old Vermont lady was asked by a young clergyman to what deuo ^nation she belonged? " I don't know," said she, " and dont care anything about nominations ; for my part, I hold on to the good old rneetin' house.'' To ascertain whether your wife is jealous—lace np another lady's show, and let her cateh you at it. If that don't make her turn out—become round shouldered and epit—nothing will,- J To Parties Claiming Payment from tike Unite*! states for loss ami destruction of Property during tbo ffnr with Mexico. PARTIES desirous of having their Claims prosecuted by 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 O. MORGAN, Los Angeles. aug 2 ' i J. D.STEVENSON, San Francisco. Clothing! JENNINGS Clothing !! BEBWSTER, Manufacturers and Jobbars of Clothing;, No. 73 Battery Street, WOULD respectfully call the their large and well assorted stock ol'SPKINGAND 'on.D their SUHMEli CLOTHING, New styles pi- New styles pin Black Dot ' ' PANT'S, i and fancy casi -i and fancy satl Lin "d K.'i iid did nts. VESTS. While nnd check Marseilles Vests ; Plain and Fancy cassimere Vests ; Plain and Fancy siik vests ; SUITS, Plain and fancy oasslmere Business Sui Plain and cheek linen linsineaa Suits COATS. Black cloth Frock Oats ; DRAWERS AND SHIRTS. Gray ami White Men'no Shirt." end Dran Hickory, Check and Flu nnel Shirts OVERALLS AND SOCKS. Pet alia ton, Merino;* HATS, BLANKETS, &o. In Jidi'ition to the above, we have a Hue assortment of Goods generally kept ir Drugs and Medicines, H-odixiS-tcxn. c** Co, 114 Batter}- Street, .S..7A FRJIJYC1SCO, f\FFER for sale, Ex * 'Darling," -'Tornado," and "Re- \J porter:" T;ir tar io Acid Jayne's Medicines Castor Oil GriifenherK Medicines Sulphur Sand's Sarsaparilla Hay Hum Tbwr>serid'8 Barfia arilla Jamaica Ginger Bull's Sarsaparilla Calabricn Liquorice Shaker's Sarsaparilla Fresh Hops in Bales Mustang Liniment " ii ii papers Lyon's Flea Powder Itrllde Pof asa Brown's Essence Ginger Adhesive Planter Barry's Tricopherous Sulphurate Mnrphlm Isinglass Shaker's Herbs Irish Moss Oil ISergapiont White Glass Oil Origanum Yellow Wax Oil Lemon Epsom Salts Oi 1 Hose Potash Oil Sassafras Borax Together with a full as sortment of Drugs and Modi- cines, comprising; everi ju7 3m ■tlcle required by the trade. PEPTXGTON &CO,, Wholesale Dnttftgists, Drugs, Medic "nes, Perfumery, Fancy Articles, Ac. Crowell, Crane & Brigham, (Late K. Ctowell Sf Co..) IMPORTKRS OF FORHQN AND DOMESTIC DRUGS, CHEMIOALS, DYES, PATENT MEDI- cines, Perfumery, £ancy Articles, &c, 131 COMMERCIAL STREET, (LONG WHARF,) San Francisco. OUR assortment now is the largest on the Pacific Ooast: It has been selected with great care by one of cur THE ELECTRO-CHEMICAL BATHS OF DR. BOURNE, Southeast Corner of Sansome and Commercial Streets, opposite. St. Nicholas Hotel, San Francisco Are effecting the most extraordinary CURES of Fever and Ague, Intermittent and other Fevers, Jaundice, Diseases of the Liver. Kidneys, he Genit.il and Ur nary Organs, all Sexual Disorders, Paralysis, Neuralgia, including lie Doloretrx; Stiff Joints, and are also employed with astonishing success in DISEASE OF THE EYES. Also, all Indolent Ulcers, Tumors, Swellings. AbaesSea. Cancer of the Womb, all other affections of the Womb, and Cancerous Aii'eetiniis u,-er.ei-a!lv, and Scrofula-. These Baths seem to be Suture's own chosen fediuni for effecting cures where all other means would fail without them ; and prove beyond the possibility of doubt, to all who take hem, the iniquity of Medical practice which poisons the human system by administering to it calomel, arsenic, lead, zinc. iron, antimony, quinine, iodide oi' potassa, and a ivlulu host ol." deadly drugs which remain, in the system, and are KX'i'RAUTLh 1IY THESE BATHS. Duriftg nearly fifteen veais I have never -riven even a solitary dose of oil or salts, much less any POISON'OFS DRUGS, or herbs, .-in dim veNEVEU seen a case in whieh they *ere requisite if Water Treatment was employed. When will the people cease to besuch simpletons as to hire men to POISON and BLEED them, while they also retain on then- statute books laws against poisoning, maim ills- and bleeding CATTLE? Are the members of the human family less worthy of protect!m than animals? I assert in the face of this entire State and the world at large, that there never was, is not now, and never will be, a case in which calomel, crude mercury, quinine, arsenic, ead, Kinc. iron, an timony, iodine, or my other POISOS", should have been, or be, administered to the human system, or in which bleeding, cupping orleeehing. was required ; and further, that hundreds of thousands lill premature graves through an ill-timed or over dose of salts in* oil. Let the people ponder on these things, and if the poor and deluded victims ol" uiedioul i-asealilv den ire lienUli. I pledge the honor of one man al least, that I will so emplo" NATURE'S AGENCIES of Good Food, Air, Pure Water. Kio-rcisn, Clothing, the Electro-Chemical Baths, and the Sleeping and Waking Hours, that without a particle of NASTVand POISONOUS medicine, I will so arouse the powers of their systems that, if there be any strength left they shall speedily get porfccliv well in body, with minds so panded to tlie perception of natural philosophy, as thereafter to cau e them to set their ('aces against all profess; al rogues or fools, and awake them tea knowledge of the evils of entrusting their own vital interest to the keeping of others whose interest must ever be antagonist io to their own. Address, by letter or pei soni.lly, Dr. LIDUilNE. Water Cure-Physician, Sansome street, opposite St. Nicholas Hotel San Francisco, importer into this Slate of tlie FIRST and ONLY apparatus for giving these delightful and beneficial Electro Chemieal Baths, and whose experience iu their use warrants him in speaking of them in the terms he employs. They require great caution in administering them, and Dr. Bourne never entrusts that duty to others thus avoiding all danger. 43- So many lying and forged certificates, and PIlE'rENDED editorial recommendations are published, that those truthful statements of facts which Dr. Bourne could offer, are withheld, rather than any should suppose they were merely ''got up." X3- Oonmltations without charge, and oharges very moderate for the benefits conferred. c%u gxm'mn Ibhriisraunfs. CtOTHS! CASSIMERS! TAILOR'S TRIMMINGS' And miliarcl Clotlis ! I BEG leave to inform tbo public in general that I keep constantly on hand a complete and well assorted stock of ■ clotlu, Canlm.rs, Tailor*. Trimmings,Billiard Cloths, Velvets and. Vesting. of all descriptions. Importing all these articles only Irom the most prominent European Factories, I am able to satis tv all reasonable demands. lam willing to sell in quantities to suit, and soliciting orders 1 „„„r atrtee they will he executed faithfully and will," despatch. A. L. J1LUMENTH AI' San Francisco, Sacramento street, 142, between Kearny and Montgomery. auglti 3m e-'eiiT-H, protr.ict.e.l blindneHs of more thsn atlp himself thoroughly and scipnti- 11 the disorders of the El E, nnd aiversal success the same treat. PIONEER WATER CURE INSTITUTE, Southeast Corner of Sansomeand Commercial Streets, opposite St.Nicholas Hotel, San Francisco -Dr. BOURNS, Water Cure Physician . ingevery facilitv for the scientific administration of Water Treatment, offers the advantages i :nal. and most efficacious mode of oaring diseise-, to invalids, in either acute or chronic stages . ciallv to those laboring under the [lUi.NOUS Kl'FMTS OF CALOMEL, aud Drug treatment generi icre are no nauseous or poisonous medicines lib swallow or* pay for, as Dr. BOURNE does not whatever, nor bleed, cup or leech ; so it is not only the BEST hut CHE.W'E-T system for restoration I _ In Chronic or Acute Rheumatism, Diai-rlio-a. Pvsnepsia. Fevi"- end Ague, L-fJiuius J'ever, ALL Ne ual disorders—in fact, in all cases, the WATER CURE is of UNEQUALED VALUE. Apply personally, or address by letter, as above. jssa- PARTICULAR NOTICE. --5^ The "Russian," Digger Indian ! Turkish or Egyptian "Steam Baths.''—the invention of bai-bariff ■"■-EVIL COS'S KQEKXCES to Weal; Lungs. Palpitating Hearts, and Jf-.-1-.ilil-,, led Digestive and Nutrit '" ' re relation to thai '-Lon->n- system than does a horse to a red hcrriiu ».thaieffect. Dr. BOURN-E is the Pioneer and only Water Civre P trating his skill hi his an with the high'-st succesa—ou"<— *"""- r.v had placed almost beyond the confines of hope; such being the general C Irecei.ing relief at his hands. Lot them continue" to come and be HEALED, i NOT Water C: all the lie. Coast. n'mls—with all ve Ureans, notwithsta nd bettoi - of the cases de erted to this wise nov4—3m Los que Padescan! Lean!! Lean!!! Druggists, Chemists. & Assayers: JOHN TAYLOR, 132 CHEMISTS' AND ASSAYERS' GLASSWARE. &e— Pe, recent arrivals, Crucibl s, Evaporating Dishes, Re torts. Receivers, Mat trasses Tubein-r. Test Tubes, Anneal 'ng Cups. Acid Entiles. Syphons, Funnels, etc., etc. In store and for sale by JOHN TAYLOR, 132 Washington street, ju7—3m San Francisco. STOCK I—Bottles, Twine, Marbi , _ _, .'biting, Oils. etc. In store and for sale bv JOHN TAYLOR, 132 Washington street, jo.7—3m San Francisco. PERFUMERY, FANCY ARTICLES. &e.—Ju-t finea»-wrtment of Perfumery, from tin ofM. Boziu, Philadelphia, selected thi ti-ket. Also, a line assortment of Combs, Brushc Articles generally. For sale bv JOHN TAYLOR. V12 Washingh San Fr expressly for is and Fancy DEOIS WIRE WOIiKS. MANUFACTORY OF Wire Cloth, Wire Netting, Sand. Wheat, Corn and Coal Screens, Sieves, Bird Cage. Fcnders and Fire Guards, Meat Safes. Dish Coves, Patent Gauze Window Blinds, Wir e Fencing, fyc. No. 108 CLAY STREET, BETH JEBJITBATTKIir AArB SAJVSOME, SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. Particular Attention given to the Manufacture PREMIUM WIRE CLOTH, For Floirr and Fanning: Mills and Threshing jn7—3 in Machines. Xj. "IF*. F'ISSEEaEm.'SS ADVERTISING AGEXCY, Iron Building, opposite Pacific Express Company S Office, np stairs, SAN FRANCISCO. » DVEBTISEMENTS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS solicited1 for Mount;,i 'roka Union, reaverville Democrat, >wa Hill News "olcano Ledger, an Jose Telegraph, , [Los An he following named pap oiiciamento Union. San Joaquin Republican, 1 [Stockton,] I Maryavllle Herald, Yolcai Nevada Journal, San Jc Grass VAl-ey Telegraph, Petalo Sonora Herald, California I ~" rnbia Gazette, Los Angela [Pla- geles,] .-,_, Santa Barbara Gazette, Cahivt.i-as Chronicle, [Mok. Sar Diego Herald, ■ Hill,"] , Valleio Bulletin, ' Shasta Courier, Leader. rOal-land,] Empire Argus, [Coloma,] Humboldt Times, Mariposa Gazette. Oriental, [Chinese and English,] San Francisco, Oregonian. [Portland Oregon Territory.] Oregon Statesman, [Salem. Oregon Territory,] Pion-eran ■ Demoeraf. [Olympia. Pnget Sound, TF. T.] Pujret Sound ' ourier, [Steilaeooni, Pnget Sound, W. T Polynesian, [Honolulu. Sandwich Islands.] EL GRAN REMEDIO ITALTANO DE DE. PAIIEIRA, Para la cierta y eficaz cura de las infermedade: de una naturaleza privada, sin hacer cuso del\ tiempo que se ha durado y sin malos efecto. sistema o sin pollerse en dicta. IVuncasella faltado—1V1 puede faltn*iCtiW T?STE ESPECIFICO INVALUAP.LE FUE INTKODUCIDO :iio]i, cmcuenta anos e: n ,-i C'<, Bretafia, h dos que er, menos d"e uu a do en lngar de todos otro medieina de las ciudade compelidos a reeonocer s medades. Proprietaries ( popularidad que viau en Comoeltrigo.ielanteelse uelo, y como el luego -,y pronto de.-. - que en los puebloi icnte, pero tambien principals do Europa fuor JT.M- Strcbridge & €o., WHOLESALE AND DETAIL CLOTHING EMPOEIUM, CORNER OF COMMERCIAL AND SANSOME STREETS, UtitW St. HlcltolnS Hotel, SAN FR A JVC IS CO, /-\EFER the largest nnd most complex ufoiimtDt of \J (Uothfng and Gentlcmtsi's Fu-.-i>lsl»lne Tlie I.n4.est and most' FasllloiwMe Stjles nd Cloth Vest? ^ White and Check Lii The Eyes ! The Eyes! OCUJLIST. AFTEB Dr. Pardee hi fically acquainted with n isrow practising, with u ment by whieh lie was c>^ A Word of Cant Inn.—The eye is by far tooprecious and delicate an organ to be trifled with or made the subject of random experiments, therefore, it would be *■-:. eeedinjfly unwise and perhajis dangerous to iccept any ofthe "never failing cures" that are tendered by the mistaken kindness of all around, for every one offers a specific for diseases 'if the eye. &ff~ Many patients can be seen at the office of Dr. Pardee, in dilfei-ent stages of recovery. OFFICE—San Francisco, west oi" the Plaza, opposite the oldpost Office, one door north ot the Portsmouth House, iip stairs. ju7—3m OFFICIAL rdliFCTlillY/5'' and Cotton Half Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods s^-o.x^a.s.io.ox" m t of elante. OS, y i puliiia en loa llanos llevani trmnfo. Se quedo e ate vid probd y fue Al fallecim su hijo. quie tados DnidOf azunbroKo, for tuna adquerido por Dr. Pareira de la v seisaiios que la prepavo solo alostiquaa. ento del Doctor Io receta fue heredada l reeientemente lo ha introducido en los El nfimero de las curas que se ha hecle Miles y miles "pueden. dar testimonio de Todos los que risen, lo Caravan 1 r I cen una suguridad. despacho y a cierto que mnguna i medieina ha poseida. No tomas falsas nostrums. [Us an rcmedio que ha sido probado por lo* cinciu anos pasados y que no se ha faltado. GUARDANSE DE FALSAS APARIENCIAS. La venta tan estensiva do ewto itsoinbro/a medieina. caunado ya personas a yonder a los candidos una comp eion esporia, eon apai-iofK-iiis a Ia oi-i-rinal. No comprii la firtne escr'ita de A. Pareira M. D. enel evoltoriodeaft ... de cada botella. Todos los demas son falsos, y sus fabri- cadoves serao easfigmlos al est re mo rigor de la ley. Pre- cio TKES I-'EEOS LA BOTELLA. Para vender por D. Bab- coek, ol tiriico ugente ji-i.ra Call.ornia. Oregon y las Islas d Sandwich a quien todos ordenes han de estar dirijidos Tambien para vender por Droeneros de oste Est-ado gener altnente. Un diseuonto liberal para los que compran poi mayor. D. BABCOCfv. Droguero Mayor. 133 Calle do Clay Sen Francisco. ' Tambien para vender por ■ J. B. WINSTON, Drogerero Los Angeles. Eiiata de Agonttes en el Estado. Dr. J. B. WINSTON. Los Angeles. R. K. STAitKWEATHER. Boih-adela Ciodad. Sacramento. RlCf.L COFFIN Y CA.. Botiearios Marysville. W. H. BROXEii. Botiea de Tuolumne, Sonora BRNJ. SHUItVl.EEE, Jiofica de Shasta. Shasta. CHILD k WORTHEN. " " Placei-ville, Piacerville. JUSTIN GATES. Jr. Citidad de Sacramento. R. W, CARR. Downieville. Dr. JOHN'LARK, Nevada. " W. H. GATLIFF, Yreka. W1IALEV k MOilSE. San Diogo, GEORGE L, STORY. Portland O. T Travellers J Beware of tlie Impositions of Hack Drivers, lU.r.iieis. ««. ! ALL PEHSONS ARRIVING IN SAN FRANCISCO AND iTO!!?rnTOl!T^fi .ij-fttSm MTanted. 1-1UR' WANT ED; Sea otter, Land otter. BPa- l ver. Martin, Bear and Deer skins, and al! other kinds of Fars, for which fair prices will be naid at ,n t> i. M- 1IOSENSTOCK, No. 70. Batterystrcet. upstairs between Sacra raeato, and California streets, San Franc sco. Bept30~2m LOS ANGELES STAR |nli ijrtejftjj v$stel)H$|ti«nf. MAIN STREET, opposite, the Bella Dnion.BoteL The proprietor of the Los AngeleSStar, wouldrespeet fully inform his friends and the public, that he hai just ruceived a large and varied assortment of new matei-i al,and is now prepared to execute the following descrip tionsof PLAIN AND FANCY JOB X^TtXKTT'XKrcS-. In the best style of tile Art. Books, Circular*, X>a*v Blanks, Pamphlets, Cards; Bills of Exchangi Bill Heads, Deeds, Bank Checks Labels, Notes, Program mer>, Posters, Billets, Bills of Fare. i any other demriptioi- ofPrinting that maybe gwi. 119 and 131 Sacramento Str BRE CAUTIONED of th To beware ofthe tricks ners and Hack Drivers, r< employed by. the proprie thereby inducing the unv telling them that it b'eloi afterwards extorting froi board per Week Board per Day.. Meais, eacli In.addition to a large two to three beds in each e Hi t Cheer House" ge by and i fro. ixorbitant prt So OO SI OO 50 cents. of Rooms, having from • 100 well finished and neatly furnished single Bed Itooms, The Beds are fitted up with springs and the bosl curled hair matresses thereby making tin's the best house in the city. Lodging pei Week.. -Lodging per Nlglit... ..$3, 3,4,.0 OO ..50c, T5,$l OO m* FRFE BATHS -ffi$ ■■ What Cheer nth th'ena: express ._ .v, j,.i uu purpoes of carrying passengers and Baggage Free ! Thepropriet.or —*-*'-- " - * " ,ct without author!- ishii ty from him, jy26-*f .dei-bto id that all others; E- B. -WOODWAKD, Proprietor. UNITED STATES OFFICERS. United States District Court for the Southern District of California; I. S. K. Otfter, Judge ; P. Ord. District Attorney ; C. E. Carr, Clerk ; E. Hunter, Marshal. United States Land Office for the Southern District of California ; Andres Pico, Receiver ; H. P. Dorsey, Register. United States Court of Claims; C. B. Carr, Commissioner. Customs Department—(San Pedro). Collector—Col. Isaac Williams; Deputy — J. F. Stephens. Postmavters ; 3. S. Waite, Los Angeles. G. C. Alexander, San Pedro. Thomas Burdick, San Gabriel. Ira Thompson, Monte- First Judicial District, comprising the counties of Los Angeles, San Bernardiao and San Diego. First District Court.—Jndge—Benj. Hayes, COUNTY OFFICERS. Cotintv Court—Wm. G. Drydcn, Judge. Sheriff—J. R. Ban on • Under Sheriff— EU|-& Beltis. County Treasurer—H. N. Alexander. County-Assessor—Antonio P. Corenel ; Deputy —J. H. Coleman. ,. County Surveyor—H. Hancock. Public.Administrator—M. Keller. Superintendent of Public Schools—James 9 Burue. District Attorney—C..E. Thora. Coroner—J. B. Winston. County Clerk—John W, Shore ; Deputy—J. A- Hinchman. v Jailer—Francis Carpenter. Board of Supervisors—J. R. Scott. M. Dnmin- guez, W. M. Stockton, Tomas A. Sanchez, U. Fry- TOWNSIHP OFFICERS Los Angeles—Justices of the Peace—Rus-oll Sackett, J. S. Mallard. Constables— Cliarlu- K. Baker, Wm. H. Little. CITY OFFICERS. * Mayor—John G. Nichols. City Marshal—W. C. Getman ; Deputy—E. M.. Smith. City Treasurer—Samuel Arbuckle. City Assessor—W. H. Peterson* City Attoi ney—C. E. Thorn. City Council—M. Requena, N. Potter. Ignacio- del Valle. E. Drown, J. G. Downey, Ira Gilchrist A. Ulyard. SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY. Couniy Judge—D. M. '-'homus. County Treasti: er— Samuel Folfe-.. County Assessor— James Henry jRollins. Couniy Surveyor—Alvin Stodeianl. Public Administrator—Addison Pratt. Superintendent Pub ic Schools—H. Skinner, District Attorney—-51 lis Eames. Coroner—-Wm. Cox. County Clerk—R. R. Hopkins. Sheriff—Robert Clift. Supervisors—L. Roubideaux, N. Taylor. Wsi. Cox. Tlie taw of IVeAvspnpei's. 1. Subscribers who do not give express notice 0 the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue their subscription. 2. If subscribers order theirpapers dir con tin tie*},. Publishers may continue to send them until »bl: charges are paid. 3. If subscribers neglect or refuse to take theis- papers irom the office or place to which tin y are sent, they are held responsible until they settle their account, mid give notice to discontinue them.. 4. If subscribers remove to other places without forming the Publishers, and the paper is sent ti> the former direction, they are held responsible 5. The Courts have decider! that refusing to take-- a paper or periodica! from the office, 01 removing and leaving it uncalled for,is^7-i'n.ci facia ev donee- of intentional fraud. Postmasters would oblige, by a strict fulfillment of the regulations requiring them to notify Publishers, once in three months, of papers not taken* from their *ffice br subscribers. nf'on Distances. Thefoliowing table of distances was measured with a viameter, by Capt. Warner, of the IT S. Topographical Engineers, in the summer of 1848 :— From San Francisco to Mission Dolores. .21 miles.. Sanchez Ranch ..17 Sau Mateo Santa Clara... Mission Solcdad .166 Ojitos San Miguel .23T Brakes' Ranch .. 258* Santa MiirgaritD,,.. 265- San Luis Obispo... .276; Capt. Dana's .299 Los Alamos... .321 Gariota Pass .352 Arroyo Honde . 359 Carpenti ria... ,.39* Santa Clara river. , .421 Canega .504 .515 San Juan Capistrano.542 San Luis Key .578 ;■ %natlt Y.OL. VI. LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATUKDAY, NOVEMBEE £9, 1856. NO. 2.1 Co0 3.ngel£0 0tar: PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING, At No. 1, Pico Builoincs, Spring Street, adjoining the U. S. Land Oflice, Los Angeles, BY H. HAMILTON. TERMS: Subscription, per annum, in' advance:. $5' 00 For Six Months, .....'.,.. 3 00 For Three Mouths.. .....'..... 2 00 Single Number 0'25 Advertisements inserte at TwoDbllars per square' of ten lines, for the first insertion ; and One Dollar per square for each subsequent insertion. A liberal deduction made to Yearly Advertisers. AaENTS.—The following gentlemen are author- 'ized Agents for the Star : L. P. Fisnuit. , Bcibss k Bubdiok, Post Office. Whisleb. & King . Col, Ika TfloMPaON ■ R. N.Gi-en-n Judgb'D. A. Thomas ..San Francisco. ..San Gabriel. ..Monte. . ..Monte. . ..Santa Ha.i-ho.va. ...San Bernardino. PACIFIC EXPRESS COMPANY. THE undersigned. Agent of the ■■' PACIFIC EXPRESS J I COMPANY," will despatch by*every Stem .» reg -la , .,ii-ess. in charge of a Special Messenger, to SANTA BARBARA. SAN LOIS OBISPO, MONTEREY. SAN FRANCISCO, and All parts of Northern and Southern Mines: —ALSO — Oregon, A-tlautlc States and Europe. COLLECTIONS made in all of the above named places. TKEA-iURE. PARCELS, PACKAGES and LETTERS for warded. DRAFTS purchased in San Francisco on the Atlantic. ■States and Europe. Particular attention paid to che forwarding of Gold Dust to the Mint for coinage. Treasure, Letters, etc., roceivedup to the latest taorhent a.nd ensured to destination un7 H. R. MYLES. Agent T wrape itoxes and Nawdust. |HE UNDERSIGNED HA! ih Grape Packer t suitable ipon terms lowei ;o. and of better Samples will be intered into, and tal, and'dry Sawdust to han they can bo had from ■ality. orwarded immediately, a n ample stock always kept Los Angeles, June 7. 1856. M. id contract".1 KELLER." NEW ESTABLISHMENT. Cabinet Making, Upholstering and IT!VI> E BT AliBNG. The subscriber would respect os Angeles and surrouiidine ountry, that he is now manufacturing at his new stand on MAIN STREET three ilooi.. aouth of the United States Hotel, Furniture of every 8tylt and tini.sh >.ri the most reasonable terms. The Undertaking Business Will receive the strictest attentiou, as he will endei to keep nn hand COFFINS of every style. Persons from the country can have a Coffin of any finish at one hours TJpIiOl **&& ** *:r*- S Spring 3eat Sofas and Chairs neatly repaired, equal t< fisy All orders filled -villi promptness and dfspatch #9- Uemembei- the place—Main street, opposite Williams' Grocery. unT JAMES D BRADY. !Vew Fruit & Vegetable Matket rp.IE undersigned having purchased the entire stock of X Groceries an 1 Liquors of Jon.v McIIonol'OII &Co., beg leave to inform his friends and the public that h'e has re fltted and made great improvements in the Store','and also opened, in connection with the Grocery and Liquor Bu iness, A Fruit and Vegetable Market, AT THE OLD STAND ON twA: jok m: r^ sb r3»c Bat mbz xd ft"c*ij-, (Opposite Pine's Hotel.) a few doors from Commercial Street, Where will constantly be found a choice assortment of the above articles cheap for CASH. - Country Traders arerespectfally requested to call ade 9 the HST ^-11 kinds of Country Produce taken In exchange. JS£t~ Remember the place- Opposite Pine's Ho tet, Alain street, Los Angeles. un7 JOSEPH RICE. SEWINO MACHINES. G&0VER, BAKES & CO.'S PATliNT. THE Undersigned has on hand and is constantly reoeiv- inga supply of the above superior machines, togeth ei with duplicate parts. Needles. Thread, &c, which he will sell at reasonable rates. N. B. Machines repaired and warranted. S. O. BlUtlHAM. Sole Agent. For California. Oregon, and the en tiie I'acitie Coast, Oflice. Sansome street, near California, jn7—3m opposite Tehama House. Sau Franeisec IPoxr Sale- BY THE CASE OK PACKAGE, In quantities to suit, • LONG BILL PAPER, 1 ,EGAL CAP. LETTER PAPER,. INK. BROAD BILL PAI'KK. FOOLSCAP, NOTE PAPER, PENCILS, BLANK ROOKS. WAFERS, kc, kc Noisy Carriers Book and Stationery Co., S7 Battery st and 64 and 6S Long Wharf, Sau Francisco my3—am C. P. KIMBALL. President. ittskss (fork O. B, THOM. C. SIMS. THOM & SIMS; Attorneys and Counsellors at law. OFFICE—OJY MALY STREET, (Opposite the Bella Union Hotel.) unl STcHxTi. ~%j%r' Sliore, COUNTY CLERK. Pee. pnj'i,I»i<! I»ivaiiaT.ly In ndvnncc. XSi*. Oarter, OFFICE AJfD DRUB STORE, LOS ANGELES STt'REET, Ad'joininR Keller's Store. JOHNSON &"ALLANSON, Successors to ALttMiAdr i£ Melius. Wliolesalc and Retail DcrtLcMU In GENERAL MERCHHWH3B, MAIN STREET, los Angeles. un7 SOLOMON LAZARD, I'MPOBTWt, And Wholesale and Retail Dealer in FrenCh-,' Eisglisli and American Dry Goods. Corner of Melius Row, Los Angeles. aug 9 IDG. W. TIMMS. Forwarding and Commission Merchant, San Peuk'o' and Los Angelks . Cal., L7 H. REAti, Agent, Loa Angeles. 3E-' C3-- SbC^XjXj^ i'mVortkr Un dkalur in BlanlJ: Boolss,' Staple and fancy Stationery- Writing faper, Sec. Sec. Corner of Front" and Commercial Streets, .SAN FKANCISCO. August 9, 1856: 3m . sis, fill shhf sins. Tr&sVi-ip'l-a. 333 %3c\ o x? s o xx G" "IVEg:NOTi0ETO THE RANCHEROS AND Buti'hers ol this vicinity that he will give the highest price for Hides, 'Calf, Sheep, and Goat Skins. rJrid for Wool. 0?t- Liberal advances mnde on contracts for the coming clip of Wool. , A general aHsortment. o( Red wood and Pine Liunber, for sale at the Lumber Yard on Alameda street, near Aliso street'. bittce-*1"-"AIniciln Street, one door from the cor- ier of Aliso street. un7 I .^"otlce. OTICF IS T-T)-:rn-;j:V GIVEN, that all persons cittin-r ■otlierwise trespassin-r upon my Rancho of utn Auilii. m the I'-.-.i-iisl,jp „i San Uabriel, will be pro uted to the extent of the law. JOSEPH A. ROWE ,OB Angeles, March 29.1856 is tf Carriage and Blacksmith Shop- By JOHN GOLLER. LOS ANGELES STREET, NEAK THE FOOT OF COMMERCIAL, rpHE subscribe! respectfully in- JL forms the publicgenerally that he will keep constantly on hand, and will manufacture to order, cOe&ehes, Buggies. Wagons. Carts &c, iin a neat aiidworkmanlike manner. He has on handjand (for sale a fine stock of Eastern White Oak and Hickory iPlankjmdaj-els. He keeps constantly on hand a large variety ofCart and Buggv .vheels. Spokes, li'elloes, Shafts Neck Yokes. Doubleand singletrees ■BEorse Shoeing and Blacksmith ing: in all its various branches, executed with prompthesrand pdisatch. Particular attention will he given to the manu- •facture md repair of PLOWS, I'L-VKEGWS, and otherFarm ring Untensils. He has an cm tensive assortment of Iron as- /»ls, Springs, Ftolts. Plow and Spring steei, and other male- ,*-ialpertaining to the business; too numerous to mention. Also, 20 'Tons of Blacksmiths' Coal. ""'"'" "" ,K" k°°' "' """'"'"" " '" Ui'" employ, he JONAS, G. CLARK & CO. 148 tVaslniiigton street, ,. .san KRAKqrso... IMPOKfEBS, Wholesale and Ketail Dealers, : In every description of FURNITURE, BEDDING, &c--&c. SE^i XT IO. nUTksj XJ 3R. El W A R E R O O M S , In tlie Building opposite Washington Market, (Formerly known us th,e Clipper Warehouse,) And 49 and 51 Fourth street, between J and K streets, Sacramento. We have on exhibition and in great variety, ROSEWOOD, MAHOGANY, WALNUT, OAK AND PAINTED PABLOR AND CHAMBER SETS, SOFAS, OTTOMAN S. LOUUGES, ASTD EASY CHAIRS, Work, Centre, Dining, Extension and Fancy : TC Jk. .O Xj es s „ Merchants' and Lawyers9 Deslcs, BOOKCASES, SECRETAnlES, BUREATTS, SIDEBOARDS aticT WHAT-NOTS. Office and Kitchen Furniture, O XX^-X3?L JS , Of all qualities, newest style and most approved make. targe and small French Plate Mantel nart Pier p-gr For the TRADE, we have a large stock',' on clippers to arrive heavy shipments, and will receive regular and .'omulete INVOICES of goods adapted to the wants of the interior and coast. %£f™ Particular attention and care given to TRADE. ORDERS and the FURNISHING of Hotels and Public Buildings. ^g?" Goods pure!)aped will be sent to Steamers, Vessels, and all parts of the city without charge. JONAS G. CLARK & CO., No. 128 Washington street, aug 30 3m. San Francisco- - (Teelseontidentthat he cang un7 satisfaetior JOHN GOLLEP. New Lumber Yard- IN .L.OS ANGELES. THE undersigned have established a Lumb' i Yard, on Main street, at David Anderson's -wagon making shop, opposite Datton's brick Vniild- Snfr. and have on hand a large quantity of White <'edar. of a very superior quality ; and will be receiving every month direct from the mills, every ▼ariety of sawed lumber, from siding up to flooring joice, white cedar shingles, plastering laths. fence pailir.c*, pickets. &c, with every variety of '"Lumber uped in, the community. H. H.LURE*CO. D. ANDERSON, Agent. I«AB«»l#f>,0*4- Ut 1**... AGltlCULiTUHAL. ODE. BY WM.' C. BRYANT. Far..back, in ages past, The plough with wreaths was crowned, The hand ; of kings and sages Entwined the chaplet round ; Til! men of spoil Disdained the toil By which the world was nourished, And blood and pillage were the soil In whieh their laurels flourished. Now the world her fault despairs— The guilt that stains her glory, And weeps her cares amid the cares That formed her earliest glory. The thrones shall crumble, The diadems shall wane, The tribes of earth shall humble The pride of those who reign, And war shall lay His pomp away. The fame that heroes cherish The glory earned in deadly fray,. Shall fade, decay and perish. Honor waits all o'er the earth, Through endless generations— The art that calls the harvest forth, And feeds the expectant nations. " HOE OUT YOUR. ROW." One lazy day a farmer's boy Was hoeing out the corn, And moodily he listeued long To hear the dinner horn. The welcome blast ho heard at last, And down he dropped his hoe, But the good man shouted in his ear, " My boy, hoe out, your row 1" Although a '" hard one" was the row, To use a ploughman's phrase, And the lad, as sailors have it, Beginning well to "haze"— " I can," said be, and manfully He seized again his hoe, And the good man smiled to see , The boy hoe out the row. The lad the text remembered, And proved the moral well, That perseverance to the end At last will nobly tell. Take courage, man ! resolve you can, And strike a vigorous blow ; In life's great field of varied toil Always hoe out your row. A New Sugar Plant. Mr. Wray, an American gentleman residing in Paris, in a communication to the London Times. describes a new plant ofthe sugar-caue species called the "Imphee," the cultivation of which seems deslined to bring about a revolution in the production of sugar. The New York Post says: The Chinese variety of this plant, called the ••'Shorgo/'is mentioned by Mr. Fortune in his work on China ; and in 184-i Capt. Swinboi-n imported into England some seeds of it; but in 1852. the Geographical Society of Fr'aSaoe received from M. deMoutigay, consul-general at Sbatighai, a parcel of these valuable seeds, Which, with characteristic sagacity, were immediately distributed to the moSt distitigtnshec-'agriculturist's and agri" cultural societies of France, and by tham carefully Cultivated, with' beneficial results. A far more valuable species, however, is the "Zulu Italia." of which Mr. Wray has fifteen varieties, collected iu Caffreland. Sugar manufactured from these plants was first imported into Europe in the beginning of 1854. These imphee> vary in time of growth from seventy-five to one hundred and thirty days, the most precocious requiring only from seventy five to ninety ifays: to arrive at maturity, others, again, ninety to one hundred days, aud so ou up to the gigantic "Bim- pis-clm-a-pa," which requires one hundred and thirty days and reaches a height of thirt.-en feet* The Chinese imphee, on the other hand even in the luxuriant soil and climate of Algeria does not ripen in less than one hundred and sixty days, and is less full of juice than the Caffre variety. To this it is principally owing that the great efforts made by the French chemists and agriculturists to obtain ciystalized sn^ar from the juice of the Chinese variety, have hitherto so signally failed, and as they are obliged to conturity and a peculiar process of manufacture, which Mr. Wray has already patented in many countries, insure the most complete crystaliz.tion of the concentrated juice, and the sugar obtained from it cannot be distinguished from tbe cane sugar of the West Indian colonies, which it equals in every respect' The Imphee yields from one to two and a half tons of sugar per acre, according to the quality ot the soil and the character of the climate, besides excellent grain and molasses: and in som departments of France the earliest varieties yit'ld two crops in the year from the same sowing. The grain furnishes a good meal, and the stalks excellent fodder for cattle;: while its rapidity of growth (at the rate of about twelve inehes a week) is marvelous. Mr. Wray had for a long time been laboring to introduce the culture of this plant in France, aud has now considerable plantations in four of the southern departments, which fortunately have n'ot been much injured iiy the recent inandations. Official information has just been received from: Gudaloupe showing -that the im- phee'introduction by him into that island has yielded four full crops'is out year from the same sowing. Mr. Wray haV j-nst received a communicatibn from tbe Viceroy of Egypt,-offer.ng Mm ten thousand hectares of land- fur experimeutiug with this new. plant within his dominions.' BOTTIEK DE PAKIS. Custom Made Boots and Shoes. EDWAKD KI1HX INFORMS the public that he is prepared to famish custom made boots and shoes, of the latest Paris styles. Hs residence is on Main street, three doors from the U. S. Hotel. Particular attention given to repairing, which will be executed on the lowest terms. augl.6 JSTotioe. ALL persons are hereby cautioned against buying or otherwise trailing for unvented horses or cattle of our brands ; t r they will be prosecuted to the extent of the law. ANDREAS DOMTNGUEZ. «rj20—*f JSSUSMa,COTAdBDOMJ.NGUEZ. Rain and Snow.—There has beec considerable rain and some snow in Plumas county duriug the past week. The Yuba river is reported to be slightly swullen in consequence. A New A*rl,;«ii Grnlu. A grain,1 called the " fundi," cultivated in some of the districts ol the colony of Sierra Leone, has lately been described in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, and brought to the notice of European agriculturists for the first tithe. It is a slender graa't* with digitate spikes, and grows to the height of about eighteen inches. The ear consists of two conjugate spikes, the grain being arranged'on the outer edge of either spike, and alternated; the grain is attached by a short peduncle to the husk, from which it is easily separated. The grain, which is heart- shaped, and about the size of mignionette-seed, is covered by a thin fawn-colored membrane, and when freed from this membrane is whitish, and semi-transparent. It is highly glutinous, and has a' delicate flavor, between that of rice and kiln-dried oats.' When ripe, it is cut down, tied up in small sheaves and placed in a dry situation; for, if allowed to remain on the ground and to get wet, the grains become agglutinated to their coverings. The grain is trodden out with, the feet, and is then parched or dried in the sun to allow of the more easy removal of the outer membrane in the process of pounding, which is performed in wooden mortars. It is afterwards winnowed with a kind of a cane fanner on mats. The Europeans and negroes connected with the colony generally stew it in a close sauce-pan, wiih fowl, fish, or mutton, asmall piece of salt pork being added for the sake of flavor. This is said to innke a very good dish. Sometimes it is made into puddings, and eaten either hot or cold with milk. The grain appears to be quite as delicate as arrow root, while it possesses a more agreeable flavor than sago, potato, starch, and other simple preparations. Beauty op the Spanish Wo.vkn.—A young German diplomatist, long a resident at Madrid in a work recently published, thinks the Spanish women very beautiful. " Asa general impression, I should say there is more beauty both of face and figure, to be seen here than in any other capital ; but that the toilet in Paris is more tasteful. In London there is, perhaps, a greater air of high breeding in the higher circles, but incomparably less grace. No such feet and figure were ever seen at St, James, nor, in spite of all Ihe accessories of dress, at the TuUeries, A French woman and graceful tournufe is the result of art, education and the toilet. An English woman's elegance proceeds from her high breeding and pur sang. But the grace of the Spanish women is pure nature. Nowhere can such eyes be seen as in Spain, whether for size, color or expression. As an English' woman advances in years she generally grows thin ; the Spanish SeHora is apt to become uu- wi'eldly ; the oue contracts, the other expands; an3 the expansion system, though it must be in- cebvenient, preserves the beauty of the face to a latter point of life." A" priuter, in setting up the sentence—"We are but parts of a stupendous whole," by the mistake of a lettcivmade it read—" We are but parts of' a stupendous whale," " Pn all contention," says Sydney Smith, "let peace be rather your object than triumph.' Value triumph only as the means of peace." - _■_*! — Is not every face beautiful in on" eyes, which habitually turns towards us with affectionate guileless smiles ? The siia is like God, sending abroad life, beauty and happiness; and the stars like human souis, lor all their glory comes from the sun. The Scottish dialect is' never more espres'sive than when a hot forenoon is spokeu of as a "'simmer morn." It is said that a mixture of honey with the purest charcoal will make the teeth white as snow. The parent who would train up a child ir/the way it should go, must go in the way he would train up his chiid. Example is before precept. Good nature, like a bee, collects its honey from every herb. Ill nature, like a spider, sucks poison from the sweetest flower. There is a man iu Connecticut who has such a hatred to anything like monarchy, that he won't wear a crown on his hat. " Grandmother," said a child on returning from Sunday school one fiue morning, '■ is the Bible true?" "Certainly," replied the old lady, " but why do you ask ?" "Because,", replied the juvenile, ''it says that every hair of our head is numbered, and so I pulled out a handful to-day, and there wasn't a number on- one of them." *' What heresy!" exclaimed the old lady, aud she lamteu clean stiff stone dead r.n the floor. A horse dealer, who lately effected a sale, was offi-red a bottle of porter to confess the animal's tailings. The bottle was di'mik, and then he said thu horse had but two faults. When turned loose iu the field he way hard lo catch, and ho was of no use when caught.- A small piece of paper or liueu, moistened w^Uh spirits of turpentine, and put into a bureau or wardrobe for a single day, two or three tunes a year, is a sufficient preservative against moths. Cattle.—A drove of cattle from Los Angeles, numbering nine hundred, head, passed through Marysville on Sunday morning, en route for Feather River. Stbat Shot.—It is with ideas as with pieces of money, those of the least value generally circulate the most. A man, for being told the truth, thenksyou the first time—votes you a bore the second—aud quarrels with you the third. A French woman taliks a great deal more than she thinks—an English woman thinks a great I deal more than she talks. Forms.—A m%n may look at a pawe of glass, or through it, or both. Let all earthly things be unto thee as glass, to see heaven through.- Religious ceremonies shc-uid be pure glass,-not dyed-iu the gorge us cnuisous and purple blues aud- greens ot drapery oi saints and sainleSses. HoMtEorATHic Globdlbs.—I'd tbe well'-breddoc tor, all balnea are angels. A dead wail never looks so dead, aa when there is a row of orokeu medicine bottlus o.. the top ol it! A man may have the " 'constitution of a horse.-" but that is no reason why a doc-or should treat him like au ass. We sooti grow tired of the medicine we take ourselves, but somehow it doesn't seem to be tlie cares with the medicine we give toothers. It would almost appear as if there was an in burn desire in the bean of every mau to physic another ! Three Weelu Later froitt An»ii-u!ih. By the British steamt'r New Graauila. we hsrey vinCaliiio and Panama, dittos from Melbourne lo' the 15th of August, three weeks later. Notwithstanding the heavy rains, which have interfered materially with the diggers, the mints continue to yield the usual average' of gold; Mini the quartz mining operations are reported to h*»v*j become exceedingly successful. The total amount of dust received by escort during the week ending Aug. 2d, was 5%&S7 ozs., being upwards of 12,001}' ozs. over the amount received'in the eorrewpoud- Eng week iu lSLr>;- Tin and copper are appearing to'exisit exteunifti-" ly in several widely-spread localities. The wet season' was' nearly over, aud: trade bt--' ginning to improve.' Chinese continue to How into the colony, up-' wards oT 10^000 having found their way to the'- gold fields during the months oi May. June and' July. Agriculture in advancing prosperously, A much larger tract of land in under 'cultiv-atit»« than during -previous year's, »nd the crops pro«- [afi very favorably. The establishment of telegraphic lines throughout the entire Cobbles is attracting much alten-" tion. It is proposed that the wire shall be extend*' td across Asia to the ''mouth or the Amaor, thence along the coast of China to the Eastern Arch i pel a* go. and to meet another line from Eurupa at Sin- Sapoi-e. | Meteors. There is no room left for the entertainment of the question, whether ponderous manses do sometimes get precipitated to the ground when meteors fall, very weighty proof's, indeed, have beta afforded of the fact. A friar was killed by a stone cast out ot a meteor'that visited Crema in 1511 ; another, a Franciscan monk, was killed in the same way at Milan in 1650 ;>and two Swedish sailors met with a similar fate oh shipboard in 1674. A meteoric stone was seen to' fall at Agram, in 1751, aud was dug from the ground, into which it had burrowed IS feet deep. Others have frequently been disinterred fro lit a depfh of frd^Ji six to twelve feet. A stone seven feet and a half across,- fell at Otumpn. On the year in which Socrates was born, a meteoric stone was cast to the ground ia Thrace, which had the bulk of two' millstones, and formed a complete wagon load.' The meteor of Angers, on the Oth of June, 1822. and which left a 1 ami nous tiaiti and cloud track behind it in the sky—like the one seen on the "tli'of January in the south of England, in the present year—de-' posited ashower of stones, with loud detonation",- 68 miles north of Poitiers. These substantial con- sequencesa of meteoric apparitions' are called airolitcs. The meteoric stone is composed oi* rarioua'mineral ingredients which are identical with matters of familiar occurrence upbnthe earth,but amidst these, iron is found in great abundance as it never is found on the'earth—'that in, iu' a native state." The surface of the tcrblit'e'al ways' has a pitch black glazed appearance.' A perfectly vitrified or enamelled crust, something less than a tenth of an inch in thickness, covering the inner substance, and separated from it by a clearly marked line.' Thfe flame of the meteor is evidently more fierce than that of the hottest p..rcelaiu furnace, for this is altogether ineffibient' for" the production of any such perfect proeeaffof glacing as'the aii-olite exhibits. Meteoric stones baVe' been found to be very hot when discovered in tlie ground, and som* have retained their high temperature for hours. The River Amooii..—This maguificent liver, which runs through' the lower part of the Russian possessions/and' eiriptiss' into' the head of the Gul? of Tartary. is navigable seventeen hundred miles fromits mouth to the city of Nurlhink, tin- capital of Southern! Siberia. The country is' densely populated, and great results are anticipated by some adventurers, who propose opening' » communication between our Pacific possessions and the Russian Asiatic territory. Two succesn- ful voyages Irom San Francsco to this river have already been made, and the steamship America, the first oi a line of steamers to run between these points, cleared port on the 10th of June last. The Use of Rain.—Every inch'of rain that fall*' oh a roof yields two barrels to every space teu ieet square: aud severity-two barrels are yielded by the annual rain in this climate on a similar surface. A barn thirty or forty feet yields annually liSf barrels. This is enough for more thau: two barrels ad-ay for every day in the year.- Many of our landlords have, however, at least five times the amount of roofing on their dwellings aud ether buiidiugs, yieldiug;auuual!y more than four thousand barrels of rain water—twelve barrels, or about one hunral and fifty ordinary pails- lull daily. ^___ The earliest record of oeedie -baking iu England (says an English journal), is in the year 1545, inthe reign of Henry VIII., and it ia supposed this useful branch of industry was ictro- ducedby a negro from Spain. The historian Stow* telis us'that needles were £old in Cheapsidc and other busy streets in London in the reign of Queen Mary, and were at that lime made by a Spanish negro, who refused to disclose the secret of liii art. Another authority states that ihe ,-rt of making steel needles was lost at the negro's death, but was afterwards revived by a German in 1566. 1'ropably these facts may account for ihe crest of che needle-rnuker'scoat ol anus being the head of' auegrrf. A witness In court, being interrogated uu'to hlr' knowledge 8l the defendant in ihe OaSe"-Hidt lie kn*w him intimately well—'' He had supped vmh him, sailed With liiui and horse wliipiii.-Utiiin.*-' "Are you guilty or not guilty 1" said the clerk of arraigns to a prisoner the other day. "And sure now," said Pat, "what are ye put there for. hut to find that out?" Ill-nature in oue person disturbs the whole company, and makes them ieel cross, too. an clectrici- t/y at one end.runs the whole length of the wirflk. I1
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 6, no. 29, November 29, 1856|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The English weekly newspaper, Los Angeles Star includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "Agricultural ode", " "Hoe out your row" ", "A new sugar plant", [col.4] "A new African grain", "beauty of the Spanish women", [col.5] "Three weeks later from Australia", "Meteors", "The River Amoor"; [p.2]: [col.1] "The late election", "The Indians of the South", "Fire at the clerk's office", "Broom factory", [col.2] "Preserve the records", Property valuation", "Shooting", "More shooting" [col.3] "First District Court", "The County Court-House buildings", [col.4] "Didn't come in the cart", [col.5] "J.W. Sullivan", "Bass wood paper", "An incident of the War of 1812"; [p.3]: [col.1] "The commercial position of the Jews in Californaia", "Attempt to print a perfect book", "High price for horses"; [p.4]: [col.1] "The story of a life", "The old bachelor's defence", "Marriage among the heathens", "Anecdote of Charles XII", "The raining tree", [col.5] Official directory", "The law of newspapers", "Distances".|
|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 1856-11-23/1856-12-05|
|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. 6, no. 29, November 29, 1856|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m466|
|Part of Collection||Los Angeles Star Collection, 1851-1864|
|Rights||Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
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|Repository Name||Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
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|Filename||STAR_313; STAR_314; STAR_315|
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TVo lore religion, not the priest—
We love our country and our God;
We love tlie man who governs least}
Not one who rules with iron rod.
Each family should be a State,
Where all domestic virtues grow ;
The heart an empire—then let fate
Attempt in vain its overthrow.
We love the fiu-mer and his toil,
The talismen of life are there :
We treasure God's great gift of soul,
And His creation fair.
We love bright gold that it may strew,
Contentment in ihe paths of care:
We hate the man who never knew
That he could huve too large a share.
We love both wit and merit fine,
Though poverty their grace unfold ;
The diamonds in (lie dirty mine
Shine just as bright as set in gold.
We love the beautiful, the good—
The finished workpf nature's plan,
For when these're fully understood,
They constitute ihe perfect man.
We love in woman, virtue, truth,
And know such gems would be les3 rare,
If pity for her tender youth,
Exposed the tempter's ready snare.
Her life is often overcast,
And darkness clouds tlie future way;
But need the lesson ofthe past,
'Tis darkness tells us what is day.
Take off thy sandal, weary time,
And lay it at Hie gates—go in,
Search for some new and radiant cltmc,
TJntainted by the blight of sitt;
We wish thy realm as free and wide
As make? God's universe our Iiome,
That what we love might there abide,
And what is hateful never come.
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