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A Metlirlcal Lmnmhcm at m Fair. " Wid grate aeloight, Ye've heard, to-night, Big Honor, tharo theMayor, Wbo, wid the aiae Iv DeuKisthenaise, Has introjuced our Fair. '" To the faymale race That's in tliis place, To thim. me rimes Hinder f For :tis tbem controls— Lkuiesan' i;ouls, Av the other, waiker gindes. " For 'tis their care— Sales-women fair, Dippensln' looks and locket*, To expend their pains, T■" improve your brains, While loightenin' yer pock«ta. Ilere's cashmere shawls, That gracetui falls From Beauty's rounded shoulder, Sofl as the heart, Tb y bide—i(a part) That hardens growing older. "N -\-i A-ia corner, Wid her burnin' suns, Her Chiny an' Japan ; Wivie heads wear tails. An' the dhroll /uymalusi The sumallest feet they OWL " For they bind their toes, Ab the story goes, To shorten their understandm' ; So that 'tis rare, That lovers—thare Elopements have a hand in. M About Jap-an — Tis true I am, In kuoliige somewhat lacifcin', But 'tie here, I'm ttmld, They makes the ould An' faymous Jap-an blakin'." . HH ■ — ..—.— Apliorifcms Aintntttd. There are mauy persona who cannot speak in sensible, common place terms—they are always on stilts, and aim to carve out their language in blank verse. Instead ot simply saying, " Ht acknowledges the corn," they would render it about thus : City Delinquent Tax List. IN accordance with im ami-'mled citjardWucfi, approved Nov. 13, A. D. 1857, for the ytupirt*** •otl^Uug tlie ity revenue-, notice ie hereby given, tb«» fr &»«> levied upon nnd will proceed to lelt at public ai^Wro, ou the 28th day of February, 1869, a,t thfi May or''» riffle* In the Bftj otLoa Angeles, at 10 o'clock, A. tf., the following ilescrib- Cx\ property, oc so wnch thereof a> vf ill pay the tme» due thereof w ■».. - DtteripUon of Property rr°P- \lmcBarea Andrea—Lut on corner of Alt* iiiiil Z.ir.j;i sti-tets. i* bounded on tho ea»t by lot of Antonio Saotoy. House oa «i«i ^ Almeuaro. Fruto-One lot, 40 by 46 yard, on White Blulf. on e^VMde of the river. An ad'obe home on said let- Ivarado Poinueeuo—Lot on the east eioe «rf Ju»ua BfljorJM, Lo. Augele. .trwt. ir,,,,^ on said lot. <"' Ivarado Iavdro-Lot on the •eat ««■ ot Main "treet. la bounded on the north by iov of Lorenzo Leek. Adobe Uou«e ounard Tax. let. Atn-iih:i leicantile ,3._CapiUl invented ial „™„.M iu this eity. \vili .lanuario—Kighl acre* oi l»i north aide of ABm street, join; west bv Hoover. Ao adobe hoi yard aud other improvement* t> Alvarado Juana—Lot on the ea. Trinidad street, is bounded on l— ----- by G. Vbarra. Hmw on R «ad» of aboba and brick. . . __ Ales.i Camila-Capital in buaiMM.OM hor.o AuSu'mS k Co.-Capital in bailuii on AWil'iunu*!—On* wagon and four hor.e., west aide of - .>>e south A dob* 20C 100 He doth, by troth, wilh most inj snious humor. Confess th' impeachment common fame hath bru ted, Tliiit with it carries conviction to the maize. "While on the subject, we will enumerate a few o'her trite sayings, accompanied with renderings after the manner of these dignified borea ; " It's a long lane that has no tnrnf— The way that deviates nor right nor left, But onward leads through apace intesruiaable, May be. by fair construction, deemed of length Somewhat respectable. ,; The longest . knock* down the persimmons,' It is an axiom, well received I ween, That, of the slender scions of the forest, Tho one which, in a longitudinal sense, Eclipses the pretentions of its fellows, May oscillate, until they tail. The staple fruit ol Carolina State. " A fine stand for a grocery'*— A most commodious site, Where all the multitudinous fruits of earth, That nourish and regale the inner man,, Are held to barter. " Old boss, I'll see you in the falln— When neath a canopy of golden leaves,. 'Mid all lUc rju-Lillo gluiii;o ulT htJE ntato I'll meet thee, antiquated steed. San rnuio inccv, ■varado Aitagracia de Buii—Lot on the aast side of Main street, join. 1'adilla on the- north. An adobe liouso on it. 1050 Alvarado Ileriideres—Lot on the east sirJft rfain street, jiwras north with Cota. An adobe house on said Jot. 300 Boble*tt G. T., Aguiit, MtD-uald—33aorea of land on the west aide of Alameda street, ia bounded on tho s<m,tl» t>y Mike in- An adobe house, "2000 vine., fruit trees, kc, 1105 >j;oq Antonio—Lot on the ea*t aide of Bull street, bounded ou the uorth byOaldecon, Adobe houae,. four horae.i and wngon., 050 ustamante Fedro—Lot on the west side of Alt* street, is bounded on the north by ItartoliuiJ. A.—Capital iu Drug Store in Alexander Bell'* but ding, 1000 iiojorjes Juana—Lot on the east side of Main street, is bounded, on ibe north by Alt&gracia Bui*. 950 urns Mary—Capital in bunine.. Billiard XaWw in. Melius' house. 1000 ota Nicola na de Olrvera—16 acres of land in cultivation ou tbe went aide Sjan l'edro road, joios on the north with B. Macbado, Adobe house, fence. Aie,,Ms. 136 Cota Leonardo—Lot on the east aidooif Main street, joins Lanfranco on the north.— Adobe house i oue lot on the west wide of Lo.i Ar.geles street, between Kosi and Nordholt ; one lot on the east s*de of Main street, joi'tis A?viiT;ui'o ;■ twivfii.Tn.TS t.f raafj iv. oaliivaton on nortlt nidi! uf \V)ishiogtOD street ; one lot in front l'rudhoinme, and Mefa Mariano—Capital i Montalva Juana—Three acre- Di h-j™ ■- cultivation, is bounded on the uorth by property of Villalobon. An adob e houee Morales Jeau_—Capital in buaiuesa, in Saa lJedro Alley, Moreno Franciflta—Lot on the Trinity street, i.i bounded on tn by lots of Vi;;nes a.Bd 0>ed*. house and furniture. «-,„-■ Mender Codro-Lot on the went side „f Bu» street is bounded ou the north by lot belonKiB« to Arriola. Adobe house and Martinez Mignel—Capital in business, Trrn- JStlSlV^M^-Lot on the we»t side of Bull street" is bounded on the east by i. Garcia. Adobe house on it. MoTMtoLoreMo—Capital iu Saddi-ry, I »- diflfc's buiM'ni)-, . Mes»*ta.icisco—Two mnlea, 1 wagon and aVarrTconcepcion-Lot on the *-***£* of the Square, joins on tlie north with lot of Vicente I,u?o. &n ariobo house and household furniture. : ■wa Timoteo—Horse and wafiOii. 'ivarro Teudoro—Lot on til.-, east side of the river, on the table land, jo ns lot ol Almenare^ ou the north, with adobe OH™ i-ulnneira-Lot on the west sfde of Varelas, and north of Court House street. *n adobe bmise ami furniture. Osa, Vicente de la-Lot on the west side of Fort street, is bounded on tho south by Portei. An adobe house. Otero Joae—Lot on Sh* west srde of Alta street. An adobe house-. Oliveras, Hiors—12 acres of land in cultivation on the west side of Sau Pedro road, joins Urquides on thenorth. House,vine- •rard, and furniture. -->«•- Olios Dolores—Capital in business in V. ta 1 trada's bmldi&g. . ij«da Jesus—Cui>ital m saddlory on Trim ty stn 775 3 87 5uu 2 50 110 55 100 50 &0O 3610 Coheu'lV&E—Capital in business, £ aeies Jose-Lot la the west side of Ee- <Luena stree-t, r»boosted oo the west by li'r.iuoUeo Galiardo 300 Brick hou 3?00 tc, kc. Collin's and Ruz—Capital in bu ity n thii 1000 iria—Half acre of land in culti- vat ion on the north side of the alley oCB. Mac;'.into, jofns oiv tho vest with liurat. Adobe liouse, furniture, kc. kc 2T5 Corona Soledad—.Lot on the west side of Alta street, j^ins Juan Lu;;o ou-the north. Adobe house and furuiture. 300 Campbell T.—Capital in business on the north side of the square,. 200 Collins Wadliam—SiOt on the east side of Fort street, with house on it. fifty aorea of land iu cultivation on the east side of the river, joins Lelong on the north. , Jarillo Knearuacion—Cart aud oxen. hCoruonl'ord Phillip—Nine acres of land in cultivation on south side, of Villalobos alley, joins Isidro Ueyeo ou the uorth.— Hoo.30T feuce and ViaJeyaiT-d. kc. &c. Doriilt; JLi-^t1.—C:i])itri 1 in business, DevurJier Bernardo—Caijital iu busineea in Eternity street, -2000* Dulton C-t'ui-gi:—100 acres of land in cultivation ou south side of Washington, st. )oin»Sol>nrftAO&ntbQ west. House, fi-nce, also two cows, Ac, kc. i!*W Doporto Jose Maria k Co.—Capital in busl- ;fcfcK_._H._-Fbo-Teity lot*. Nop. 5-, 3, 9a.«d 850i 1U0O 6 50 37 17 50 2 50 1 10 BOO ii Bio. ' ■...■■ ■• n the "sid" ofthe irth. Social HypocrScteBi When we drive up to friends; houses now-a-days in ourcoiiches and six, wheo Johu curries up our noble names, when, finally, we enter tbe druwing room with our heat hat and beat Sunday smile foremost, does it ovey happen that we interrupt a family row ? That we come simpering mid Broiling in, aud eteppiug over the delusive ashes of a still buruing domi/stis-heart? That in the interval between the hall door and thedniwiug room, Mrs., Mr- and the JIUscs Jones, liave grouped themaeWes in a family tableau ; tliis girl artlessly arranging, dowers in a vase, let us say ;; tbat ono declining over au illuminated work ot devotion-; mamma ou the tola, with the butcher's and grocer's book pushed under the cushion, some elegant work In her band, and a pretty little foot pushed out ad- vantsigeouslv ; while honest Jones, far fcomaaji ng, " Curse that Brown, he is always calling here?"— holds out a kindly hand, shows a pleased face and exclaims, " What, Brown, my boy, delighted to »ee you! Hope youv'e come to luneh !.'' 1 say, does it ever happen to us to be made the victims of <5o- lutislic artifices, tbe spectators of domestic come- diea got up for our special amusement? Oh, let tis be thankful, not only for faces, but for masks! not only for honest welcome, but lor bypocricjr, wbich bides unwelcome tbiuL-s from-us--!' While £ am talking, for instance, iu this easy chatty way, what right have you, my good sir, to kuow what is rapidly passing in my mind? lt may be tbat I am racked witb gout, or tbat ray eldest son has just sent me iu a thousand pounds worth ef ollege bills, or that I am writhing under an attack ofthe Stoke Pogis Sentinel', which has just bcen.Hent tne under cover, or that there is a dreadfully scrappy dinner, the evident remains of a party to which I didn't invite you, and conceal my agouy, I wear a merry smile, I say, •' What! come to take pot luck with us, Brown, my boy ? Betsey, put a knife aud fork for Mr. Brown! Eat! Welcome! Fall to L K's my bet~t!" I say humbug which I am perform* ing is bcnuiil'ul self-denial—that hypocrisy, is true virtue. Ob, if every man spoke his mind, what an intolerable society ours wjuJd be-to live iu.— 2 Vi a c:'; c i • a y' s Vi rgini-umr. larte Jose—Lot oiithe west side ofTri... .vireet. ;oins ou the north with i'rudhoi rao. House on :*. ivis—Lot between First and Fourtji'sauw! Mano A. T-—35 acres of land in culti tion on east side San Pedro ro; the north with Martin.. A-hou lies, -o&c. Einersou lUl'ph—Lot on the west siila-afi Alameda street, is bounded on the north by lladig.fljiis' lot, aud south by Itoiiimo. Adobe house, ivajrou and 4-bul-f es. 51 Etohwerry Martin —Capital in business^. Elias Jacoho—Lots No. 2, in block 34, No. 10 in block 8, No. 7 iu block G. A note drawn in lm favor. 1 Ebndorest Ss Oo.—So acres of land in aulti- vation on the south ^ide of Washiogtou street, is bounded on the south by Miteu. House, fence aud furniture. 1 Fernandez Manuel—Capital in business in Apabla^a')! house, 1 Forbes aud Cu.—Capital iu paintfng shop, FburcadeY.—Capital inbakeiy iu Domec'B eian Carlos—Capital ia businesn io thi* ty. H*s—Capital in bui=ineiw in Anroi-.no. if.. vjoronel's bouse, G^jniales E. agent—35 a Tation ou the west e Pedro joins ou the si; «■■ the north, Washir ,les Maauela-- csofland in cult ! ot road to ti lb w-iili.^!iaw.lau Ion stieet. .ide 110 Bull "street, joins on the south wilh Aj-rir ola. Aiiobe hooi»an<i furniture. arcia Jose Marin—Lot on thu east side of main street, is bounded on the west by lot belonging to Vega. House on said lo't. arcia Marina—Lot on.the west siiie of Main street, between the lots ofMascarel and T..Foster. Adobe house iuid-'uruilur*.. 5^5. urmua Manuel—Lot on the west side ot Alia street, ta bounded on the south by lot belonging to Elisalde. Adobe house . aud furuiture. 000 Guivarrii& Co.—Eight acres of hind in cultivation on the'west side ol, the river, joins ou the wtst with Clrra Cota. House, vineyard and furniture. l£0fi Garden Run—Capital invested in paintihgr shop. 500 Glass Ruberi—Lot between .Seeond aud Hill Htreets, an adobe house on it, i mules, wagon, 3 cows &o 1200 Gray—Lot on the west fide of Prlmaveia street, joins ValdeS on the west. Adobe ■ Ortega Leonardo—Lot on tne east side of Eternity street, is bounded on theeast by lot of Gonzales. Au advbe house and furniture. Perez Jose, Agent—30 acres of bint! in cultivation on the east side of Alameda st.. joinn on theeast with Savory. An adobe house, vineyard, fence and furnitu-- Plassant Carlos—Personal property, — Rainier Teofila—Lot on the west staV of Etsruity street, is bounded on the south by German. House and furniture. 575 Page John—'20 acres of land on the west side of the river, is bounded on the east by land of Koland—teuce aud personal property. 1&0O Rice Joseph—Lot on- the south side of Spring street, is bounded on ihe east by Lopez. A two-story house on it. 225 Rubles Rafael—Capital in business, 50 '"uiz Vicenta—Lot on the south side of Spring strut, is bounded on tbe north.by Rice, with house on. 1&0 Ruiz N.—Lot on the west side of Eternity street, joins Dominguez on the south,— An adobe house. 100 Renteria Luisa—Lot on the easi side of Trinity Htreet, is bounded on the tiorth by Kallisher. Au adobe house and furniture. 1300 Homo Felipa.—Capital in biisiJnesw, iKalisher & Co.—Capital in-business, Roehel'T. Juan—One wagon,4hors 50 shesp. Roque M.—One wagon and 6 horses, Sravarca Manuel—Capital iu business in this city. ^> Sanchez Martin—Lot on the east side of San Pedro road, is bounded on the north by land of tazaro Yejitr. An. rvdobr foouse- on it. Sanchez Maria Autonla—Lot on the west side of Trinity street, is boun.ied on the south by Fueutes. An adobe house and furniture- Soveran» Angela—169 acres 'if!and om tru south sine or Washington street, is bounded on the east by Dalton. Adobe houses, vineyard, wagon and horses. 3225 Stanislao—Capital in Saddlery, Melius' Row, 100 Serrano Jo^e A-—Capital in business on the enst enfe- of ArTso street!, 5ft Somosa Airustii,—Capital h; ISarbcr Shop, 50 Shaw Joseph—70 acres of land on the west side ofSan Pedro road, is bounded on the north by land belonging to Gonzales. An adobe house and feuce, also 30 acres of land on the wast sids- of Main street, i* bounded on the east by land of Cells Eu- Ioi(io. A brick house and furniture. Kc. 1575 errataRam»ma—Lot on the west side of Los An-creTeis street. An adobe house on it. 280 Salcido Vicente—Oapit&lin. business iu Loa AOgtslea street. ZQQ Tnnni'1 .l.ilm—Slv a^.rps of land' ohi the eas^J side of San Pedro road, is bounded on the- yardamil UuroMu'ra-.. n-i^ Tapia Rarwon—Lot on thenortn side of Vfa- gin street, ia bounded ou the north and south by Chacon. An adobe house on it. 55( TodoroG.T.—lj^acre of laud in cultiva- I tionOu theeast side of the river, is bounded on' tUe- north by S» topea. I'eBSonat property. Vcira J. Jose—Lot on tho east side of Main street, is bounded on the east by J. M. Garcia. An adobe house, un.dtal la business, lf}0 SO : Valdei Jose—Lot on the west side of Prima- vera street, is hounded on tke eisat Try Gray, A'aadbbe-lwioae. 500 2 50 VkMi'z Rita—Lot on the west side o-f Main Btreet, is bounded on the north by rbtbe- huigiii!; to .Johu llowney . An adobe hou£6.1000 S 00 ;Valen3uela. Roque—Lot on the east iide of Main street, is hounded on the north by lot belonging to Tli«™ An adobe house. 300 1 50 Villalobos Epifanio—Five acres of land in cultivation, is bounded on the south' by property of C. Aguilar. An adobe house, fence. 2 horses, carriage aud furniture. 810 4 05 Villela Felipa —One acre of land on the east side of the river, is bounded on the uorth by F, Temple. Ain adobe- bouse, horse* &c. 250" 1 25 Varelas Dolores—Lot on theeast side ofthe river, is bounded on the north by lot of F. Carrion. An adobe house and furniture- 220 1 10 L'ribe Serafina—rLot on the west fsde of Alameda street, is bounded ou the north by Apablassa. An adobe house and furniture. 325 1 62) Weaver Frank—Capital inbusines, 100 OU Viine;o,;ter John 11—20 acres of land on tbe nortn sf-lc of Hush street, is bouuded-on the west by. KeUer,. A fra-me-House" and other improvements 1025 5 12* Whitenorne—Lot ou the west side of Third street, is bounded on the north by Porter Au adobe house, wagon and i mules. 1100 5 51 F. II. ALKXANDEI^ City Marshal. Los Angeles, February 5, 1859. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, j County of Los Angeles, j .In tin: District Court of Hit First Judicial W*- trict. Benjamin 1). Wilson, Plaintiff, vs. Agustin Macbado, et al., Defendants. Action brought in tbe District Court of the 1st Judicial District, and tho complaint filed in tlie city and county of Los Angolea, in tbe office ol the clerk of Said District Court. Tlie Pnoplo of tlie Statu of California send (J reeling : To ACUST1N' il AC1.1A1" >. Yti N AUH> MACHA- 1)1). MACl'.nONlO AClJlLAK. Jl'-VN liAKKK. Admistrator with tbe WiLl annexed of JUl.ll^N AllAiHI",, dectrssed. and TOMAS TALAMANTHH, Kseeutor of the la.it Will and Testament of FKL.li'l'i'l.AI.AMAN'l'KS, deceased.. YOU are hereby required to appear in an action brought against you by tbe above named plaintiff, in our District Court of the Jt'irst Judicial District, in and for the county of Los Angeles, and to answer the Complaint filed therein, a certified copy of which you are herewith served, within ten days after the service on vou of tbb sumnjona—if served within tliis county ; or if served out of tbis county ;but within the First Judicial District, within twenty days after tlie service thereof; or it" served out of the First Judicial District but in the State of Calilornia, within forty days after the service thereof; always exclusive oftbe day of service ;—or judgment, by default will be taken against you. The said action is brought to obtain judgment for the vestiture in plaintiff of the title to one undivided lourth jjart of tlie lands known as "La Ballona" as against you, and for the right of entry and occupation on tbe same, us tenant in common of said portion thereof, aud for costs aud geueral equitable relief. And if you fail to appear and answer the said complaint as above required, the said plaintiff will cause your default to be entered, and apply to tive Court for tiie relief prayed for in his complaint. Witness the Hon Benjamin Hayes, Judge of our District Court aforesaid, the 3d day of February. A. J>. 1869. [seal] Attest: My band and the seal of Said i Court, the day and year last above written, CHAS Ii. JOHNSON, CWk, Fer C. H. Biunlky, Deputy STATE OF CALIFORNIA, I 0 County of Los Angeles. \ Having read and considered tbe allidavit of James H. Lauder herein, and it appearing therefrom that a cause ot action exists against Jean Bane, admin-1 istrator with tlie will annexed, of tin: estate ol Julian ' Abadie, deceased, one of the defendants in the above ' entitled case, and that he is a necessary and proper party to the action, it is ordered, that service of I summons in this case be made on snid defendant, I Barre, by publication, oy p-ublishing in the Los Angeles Star, a. new-paper printed and published in the county of Los Angeles, a copy of the summons in this case, with a copy of this order, once a week for three imintbs, and that a copy of the complaint aud summons be forthwith deposited in the post of dee. directed to the said defendant, Bane, at his present place of residence, as stated in the affidavit 'said Lander. Thus done at Chambers, in the city of Los Angel es, this 3d day of t-'ebruary, A. D. 1889, BENJ. HAYES, District Judge. A true copy. [L.&.) Attest; CHAS. R JOHNSON. Clerk. feb5-m3 Per C. i4. Bruslks, Deputy. *. ^TirratkD prtriitttttiitt. ESTABLISHED IN 1851. THOMAS ROWLANDSOK, IMPORTER OF English & Scotch Ales & Porters, DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN LIQUORS, Wo. 151 Clay Street, San Francisco, espeetf'ully informs the IuhabitantB ol Southern :.- thai tlie. [idvcrt'l! Respectfully miorms mc n..,,«„ California, tbat the advertiser will supply consumers ofthe above articles at imported prices. T. R. having an extensive commerce in tbe mining districts, is desirous ol making arrangements witb oue or more vineyard proprietors lor the sale of NATIVE WINE, on commission, or otherwise, for which advances will be given if desired. Tbe advertiser, having been engaged io th» wine trade in Europe, be became practically nc- ijuainted with the processes employed at all the chief wine growing districts ol France. Spain, Portugal, the Rhine, &c kc, and will therefore be found an eligible medium for converting the produce of California vineyards into money. A large and varied assortment of Syrttps, Bitters, Cordials, Eiunors, &"c. &c.» constantly on sale. The advertiser is the only manufacturer in Cal- l i for nia of GENUINE JAMAICA H.XT3MC JSH3R.XTJB, a most exquisite tropical drink, esteemed in all warm climates lor its fine flavor and delicious coolness, particularly when diluted with ice or cooled soda water. T. 11. is tbe sole agent for CROWTHERS !8TIiRS being superior to ail1 otlh-ssp " tbey are extensiyely consumed by tbe UPPER RANKS OF ENGLISH SOCIETY, as an agreeable and gentle encitant to APPETITE. ray22 340 p RSU T Bare; STATE OF CALIFORNIA. County of Los Angeles, j lit the District Court, trf ttoa First ■ViUtfcTal Ois- trICt,State of t;alitinula, County of Los An_ In the matter of the Petition of JOSE COVACiCH. an Insolvent Debtor. RSUANT to an order of the . ou. Benjamh _ _ Judge of the 6oWt aforesaid, notice i^ bereby'-given. io all creditors Ol said Insidveni Debtor, to be and appear b fore the District Judge aforesaid, at ids Chambers, or in opeu Court, in the citv and comity of Los Angeles, On MONDAY, the 1th dau »f Alareh, A. D E85&, at M- o'clwk, a. Al, oj soli/ day. should not be- di.cli.ivrg.uti froux his. 'debts,' according to law. [l.s] Witness my hand and and the seal of said Court, tbe 25i,b day of March. A. D. !*>§*).. CHAS- R- JOHNSON, Ueik. E. Drown, Attorney for Petitioner. j-iu29 Ai OTI i\ cla In tn. e matter ofthe Estate o Be, nardo Yorba,, Deceased. OTICE is hereby given to al persons having against the instate of Bernardo Yorba, deceased, to present the same, wiih the necessary vouchers; within ten months-5rot» the date hereof, to the under.-igiud. Executors ni snid Estate, at the residence of Piudenc o Yorba. iu Santa Ana. Los Angeles county, or the mine will be forever barred. PUODEN'CIO YORBA, RAYMTJNDQ YORBA, LEONARB& COT'A,. Executo s etc. j Loa Angeles. Doc. 24, 1858. dee25 STATE OF CALIFORNIA, I County of San Bernardino. J a the District Court ofthe FlrK J«dlcI*lDl^ trleti William C- Deputy, Plaintiff. John D Stapleford and MatildaD. Willis,d«fen^tl» Action brought in the District Court of the 1st Judicial District, and the complaint hied in tbe City and County of San Bernardino, m the office ofthe Clerk of said District Court. SatoJa u. wili.is. YOU are hereby required to appear in an action brought agaiust you by the above named nlainliff In onr District Court ol the first Judicial District' in and for the County of San- Bernardmo, ana to answer the complaint tiled therein, iv ceatir- lied copy of which you are herewith served, within teu days after the service on you ol this eum- 1,ll),,s_il' served within this county ;' or if served out of this county but within tbe First JWiai*' .^strict, within twenly days after he service thereof ' or if served out of the First Judicial Dis- i.r-UiuUnth. State cl Ulifcim.a, within forty 1 ,vs after the service thereof ; always exclusiVe- of "the day of "service ;—or judgment by detault will be taken against you. The said action is brought to cancel and ast ■(side two certain deeds ul* conveyance., the one 'irom William C. Deputy to John D. Stapleford, Ca> certain property situated iu the counties of San UVibed-riiVopy' l/'colnpfau'infefefliYii'^veU, tiSt fed .July 2-8i.li, 1-858-; and! lhe othet from John D. S(aple"lord to Matilda ©. Willis, to certain p-rnper- I ■"}- iu San Bernardino county, ot date September 8th, 1858; also, for an injuiictiun to r«strain de- ' udants, and all otber persons, from molesting aintiffin his possession of the above mentioned •operty ; also, for damages; also, for costs la d about this suit expended, aud lor other further ul 1 ■ral relief. T. D.—Lot on the west side of Mkli bounded on tha north by Tniro 750 "Words, words, words!" says Hamlet, dieplc.i- ingly. But God preserve us from the destructive power of words! There are words which can separate hearts sooner than sharp swords—there are words whose sting can remain in lhe heart through a whole life, Therefore, think always before you epeak, aud speak in love or be silent. h was A person was remarking tbe other d»y how ver che;ip everything has got. " Not nvarythiug," rt plied a friend. "■ Wby what has not?" ''Women! " Oh. I forgot, women are always dear." A Literal Jackass.—A pedagogue, when catt- ohising his class, asked one boy the question of "what is your name?" "Tom, Bir." "You should always say Themas'" Next time he began with one who usually went by the name of Jack. Jack thought that as Tom had to put " as" on to name, be ought to also, so when the question propounded to liim he boldy said '"Jackass." " I say, Pat. what are you about? sweeping out the room?" •■ No," answered Pat," I am sweeping out the dirt, and leaving tho ro im.*' Women should be measured, not by their bean- ties, but by tlieir virtue. Tlie time is not yet. It \:~ upwards of eighteen centuries since Christian charity was preached, and it is by no means as yet understood—at all evenUit is not practiced. Singular, ain't it! Showing that people do not believe oue iota of what tbey practice! i_...,-,- words? like- lii-ig dresses, frequently hide something wrong about the understanding. The ancient Greeks, buried their dead in jars.— Hende the expression, ■- He's goue to-pot." A virtuous mind in a fair body, ia like a One pic- •4itC in a jjood light. Hui street. street. A brick house on re. ; Henfield and Barthels—Capital : tin shop. Henry DJ Dave—Capitalh .., Iteh-s uf Joaquin Ruiz—t',ii;!:i. aur«s "t land in cultivation at the foot of the Ululfof HoiLr's mill, joiusSahtiar on the north.— House and fence on it. jlliiiiau Erenst—Ca[iital in busiuess ia thin ' ' L,—Capital in sadd.ery nhop, tjmi.l(.lu~L«t on the \vv*i hide uf Alt* i Teresa Lopti ou the north. J oh Adobe i—Lot on the wast ni-'.e of Main street, ie bounded on the north by lot of George Lemon. Adobe house aud person- .1 property. 'riiaavera street, j vith Pio I'ico. Hous. T. M.—Capital in ui the .-; north Kubn VV. k Co.—Capital in bu«ine»» 'Koll—Capital in business, L'lpeai Leandro—One acre of iind fn »=Hnn «i the east side of the rive; the north. Adobe hou Executor's Sale. BY VIRTUE of an order and decree, ot the Hon. Probate Court, of San Bernardino county. State of California, made on the 7th day of February, A. D. 1859, the undersigned. Executrix ot the Estate of John Pierce, deceased, will proceed to s-H at public sale, before the Court House door, iu the city of Los Angeles, OntkeZSth day of FEBRUARY, A.D. 1859> between the hours of 9'o'clock, A. M., ofthe forenoon, and the Betting of the sun, ofthe same day. to the highest bidder for cash in harieXfcbe following described property, to wit: "All the right, title, lot rest, claim nnd1 demand of .PohrrPierse,. deceased, in and to Ibe following real estate : AH that certain tract of laud lying in the southerly part ot the city of Los Angeles, .county of Lob Angeles, State of Calilornia, being the same piec- o? land sold by John Ward to Ihe said Pierce ; facing on a lane tbat runs by Man nel Coronel, and on to the river of Los Angeles ; on the easterly side bounded by lauds of Francisco Ruiz; south and westerly by the lands of Charles Borrows ; containing about nineteeu-acj.es, a little ore or less. ANNA CATHARINE PIERCE, Lob Angeles,. 9th Feb. 1859. Executrix. Established in 1849. ONE' OF fJCTEf WflM teait; pntenii-frnrrellintrli! Europe,wliere be is collecting aiid'tbrwardiiio to its by every steamer the most splendid stock ol WITCHES AND JRWELltY over imported into-this State. Onr. Wntcbescan- notbe surpassed for svibstivii-tiality ami time-keep ing. Our Jewelry is selected: vvitli tbe greatest care, anil none but the trvosH tatnJetiul go-oils rmi.ii of the finest gold are allowed to leave our estab "Eishment. We manufacture ou the premises. We are thi inventors of the art, and keep ahead of all com petition. WATCH REPAIRING isdonebythe best workmen, under our own in spection. and warranted for one year. Watcbe: for repa'n sent to- as Iiy E\pre:s are attended t< promptly. BARRETT & SIIBIRWOOD, 135 Monrgomery street, \-y- pudiObmtnprctal streets. SAK FRANCESCO. beiweeaCla1 jy26 tf fen onlti- reet. ia—Lot on the west side of Alta bounded on the north by Peter :tli by Doioec. An adobe house .... ... LopeaJbM Maria—Lot on the west Main street, \» bcrand'ed' on tile no Spring street. An adobe house on Lugo Joae del Carmen—Lot on tht side of Eternity street, is bounded ..__ south l>y Andres Elias. A-uaj-lobu hou Lachell—Lot in ihis city and house on i.. Losk, Agent—Capital in business on Com C'2>i PROBATE COURT. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ) l.os Angeles County. \ In the JHntter ofthe Estate ot Milliard F, I>orsey. Deceasea. the morcial BtiCv., Liuman A.—Capital i Lopez Simona—Lot 01 business-La.thine..j , Trinity street with- 108* 800 Mentenegro-Eneenio—Capital in business on Los Angeles street, east side, Mediate L.—55.acres of land in cultivation in tliis city on the south side ofSan.liedrO' street. Vineyard, house and 33 acres morealso in this city. ova. Esmerejiblo—Capital!n businos west Los AngKles street. Meua-Tdi F.—Capital.ia business. Trinity NOTICE IS HERESY GIVEN by the undersign ed, Administratrix of the above named estate to tbe creditors of, and all persons having claims 2 50 against said deceased, to exhibit tbe same, with the 5' 00 necessary vouchers, within ten months fi om the tirst publication of tbis notice, to the undersigned, or her Attorney, E. J. C. Kkwek, at his Office, in the city of Lob AngeleB.—Dated, October 8th, 1853. CIVILITY R. DORSEY, tell Administratrix, &c. 1 25 20 AGRICULTURAL. & S£tE#TlFSC Sold Wholesale and Retail by J. Q. Ik. Warren, 111 Snnsoinc st,, San fr:nx:i«»«so. Downing's Fnnts of America $2 50 fTridg-emwo's Gardener's Assistant 3 00 Gardening for tlie South 2 50 Guenon on Milch Cows f 50 How to choose a good Milk Cow, (fully illustrated,) ' 1 50 Poultry Yard 2 00 Qniiiby on Bees 2 00 Yonatt on tbe Horse 2 00 " Sheep .. 1 50 Youatt. & Martin on Cattle 2 00 Randall's Siieep Husbandry 2 00 Downing's Rural Essays..'. o 00 '• Country Houses ..... 5 00 " Landscape Gardening 4 00 " Cottage Residences 3 00 London's Gardening for Ladies 2 50 Alleu on the Grape 2 00 Chorlton on the Grape . I 00 Fardee on- the Strawberry, Blackberry and Currant 1 00 $&~Auy of the above, works *~r Aod il you (ail to appear and answer the sni',3 complaint as above required, the said plaintiff will take judgment against you ior the Cancellation *.f the deeds aforesaid; tor damages; for all costs and charges ii. and about this suit expended. auoV (or other further, general, and lull relief in and' ibout the premises. Witness tbi' Hon. Benjamin Hayes, Judge of our District Court aloreBaid, tbe 16th dav of November. A. D. 185S-, [i. 8.] Attest: My band and the seal of Bait? Court, tbe day and year last above writien. J. M. GREENWADE. Clerk, Thom $f CoOPWOOD, Attorneys for rhuutill.. j William C Deputy, John D. Stapleford and Matilda D. Willis. hi the District Court, 1st Judicial District, i'w and for San Bernardino Counly Slate oj California.- it appearing to my satisfaction by affidavit, thai' ihe above named defendant, John D. Stapleford, sailnoi, after due diligence, be found within thia- State, and that he is a resident of Sandusky City, Urie County. State of Ohio; and that the sai* ■Jehu D. Staplelord is a necessary and properparty lo this action, and he claims a lien or interest in anil to oertain real property in this State, set out nnd described in phiinhff's complaint, and that*, the relief demanded in said complaint consists hi' wholly excluding him. tbe said defendant, from any interest or lieu in the aloresaid property.. Now I do therelore order, that tbe summons here- i be publisoed in tbe Los Angeles Star, a weekly ewspap'T published in the City o! Los Angeies, nee a week, for three months ; the same being tha' ewspaper most likely to give notice to the de- lendant, Staplelord, ol tlie pendency oi" this action,, md that a copy of the summons and complaint in1 his suit be forthwith deposited in the Post Office* lirected'to the said John D. Stapleford, at San- ;usky City, Erie County, State of Ohio, his place- if residence ; or that personal service ofthe copies- it the said summons and complaint be made ora Ee said defendant. Jolm D. Stapleford. BENJ". HAYES, District Judge. nov20-3m rest, u ttt» 1 25 75 ROCK SALT FOR SALE, 500 BAGS ROCK SALT For Sale. Apply to F MELLFS,. Junction Main and Spring, streets,. IiOt Angela, Oct. 2d, 1868. postage on receipt of price annexe Catalogues mailed on receipt of address Subscriptions received for fcrwarded free, oj ice ann ' ■eceipt of add British Reviews, or B ackwooir per aim Pour Reviews and BJack -1 ■""" "" - ....,, ,.3.00. ^ „ _ .,..,.;w;iod, ft 10 00 per an mini. Eclectic Mairazine, New York, $5.00. The Horticulturist, New York, $2.00. per annum. Colored Edition, So.001. American Airinculturist, New York, $1.00. Country Gentleman. Albany. $2.00. Hovey''^ I'nmologic.il M-agazrine, Boston, $2.00, All orders should be addressed fn J. Q. A. WABREN. dcell 3m. XU Saneomo et., San Francisco. Nobles & Hoare's Varnishes, ALL THE STANDARD AMERICAN .DO Adams* B@st@a Brasses* if min wim tills FOREST RIVER DO. TUIMNN'S and other Colors^ GLUES, BRONZES COLD LEAF, &C» VOL. VTTT. £05 Angeles Star: PUBLISHED EVEttr SATURDAY MORNING, At No. 1, Pico Buildings, Spring Street, Loe Angeles, BY H. HAMILTON. LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2(5, 1859. NO. 42. TERMS: Subscription, per annum, in advance f For Six Months, For Three Months Single Number 2 00 0 25 AovBiiTiSiSMBNTS inserted at TwoDollars per square of ten lines, for tbe first insertion ; and One Dollar per square for each subsequent insertion. A liberal deduction made to Yearly Advertisers. Insintss Carl) C. E. THOM, Attorney aud Counsellor at Law LOS ANGULES. Office in l'ico Buildings, Spring street. jy" E. J. C. KEWEN, Attorney and Counsellor at Law LOS ANGELES, Cai,, Will practice in theCourtsbl the First,Indicia District, the Supreme Court, and the U. S. Pit trict Court pf the Southern District of California Office, in Temple's Building, opposite Melius- store. Jan. 1st, 1859. BELLA UNION HOTEL 3sS»ia» Street, L08 A K « E I. 15 S . FLASHNER & WINSTON, PROPRIETORS. MTHIS .HOTEL, so long known as the best in Southern California, having passed into tbe hands of the present Proprietors, has boon thoroughly refuted, and many additions made to its accommodations Strangers, and gentlemen with their families, will find tliis an agreeable home, at all times. The tabic will be supplied, as heretofore, with all the delicacies of the market. oct2 LAFAYETTE HOTEL, ^ B^fXdLro. street, OPPOSITE THE BELLA U.AIGM LOS AXGKLES, " " THIS Establishment offers superior in- and es- nt offi. i. "liH pecUlly to those wishing a quiet, he location ia desirable, the establishment larg commodious, witb rooms—single and for fam; clean and well furnished, and a table well su with the choicest viands and delicacies ol the season a9 is widl known by those who bave favored tbe liou-e with their patronage The Proprietor will use every exertion, and neglect nothing, to give his guests entire Miitisfnction. EBEKHARD & KOLL. Los Angelas; Dec. 11, 1888. DR. J. C. WELSH, Wholesale and Retail ]DnUG-G-IST, ! MAIN STREET, LOS ANGELES. 3ST£>t£k:K*y 3r*m.TL>Xxo. A Uli-ge a failing, the bleat i are-sighing, the , And tbe u-. ■:ik- Bowers are 'lying, , Bliroud of leaves ilea..! An.1 like afm sh&aoTfll T Kie chill ruin is falling, The little swallows are: Ami make h&r Men ol" I,ltiiniy Cittiltii. Purchase of Cuba. Tnsso'a conversation was neither gay nor bril- The Democratic Senatorial caueas, for the puf liant. Daiite was either taciturn or satirical. But-[ " * ' ler was sullen orbiting. Gray seldom smiled, HoggrtB arid Swift were very ftbsei? litided i Mi] jau 29 OI'KJCJi "WITH K njlOWN. C. DUCOMMUISS, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER, Wholesale ind Retail Dealer in Fancy fioods, ESooKs & iStaliosiery, TOBACCO, PIPES. tJIGAES ; ALSO, Window Glass, Oils and Color3, Varnishes, Turpentine, &c. &c. &c. The most varied and extensive stock on hand, to be fouud out of tan Francisco. sep] 1. £t. Xj -A. S5 Jk. H. X>, IMPOBTEE, And Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Frewcli, EiEglisSa and American Dry Goods. Corner of Melius Row, Los Angeles. any 2 UNITED STATES HOTEL. 3MCa.*33: Street, I. .o 9 Augeles. .THE SUBSCRIBES linviup-leased the above este.bliKliment, bege. leave to inform the public that he has refitted mid refur- 1?M1'1 nished the same, and that it will be con- dncieu. ..i tne verv tresx'styte. Tile lame will De l.berall, supplied' witli everything ths market affords, M:id every .-are will be taken to make the UNITED STATES HOTEL a comfortable home for boarders. A taehed to the Hotel is a BAR, where the best of liquors and cigars are kept Terms, moderate to suit the times. T. WEAVER. Los Angeles. Dee. 22, JSSS. Hoofing I Roofing I Mastic lEtkJMOSxtS S t! E. P. RUSSELL'S PJTEMT. FKANCIS MELLUS, HAVING purchased the patent right of the above valuable invention, for tbe purpose of supplying tho counties ot Los Angeles, San Bernardino and San Diego, is now prepared to execute all orders with which be may be favored. The public are aware that it has been the study of scientific men, architects and builders, for many years to discover an article lor Hoofing purposes, that will withstand sudden changes of climate, be impervious to water, and of sure protection agaiust fire. The inventor of thjs I'oofuig labored many years to combine articles whieh would answer the above purpose and obviate tbe diilicuUics of rust nnd decay attendant upon tin and shingles, and tbe destruction by the sun and frost, of the various compositions usiid for roofing. This be succeeded in doing, and now, alter six years of the severest trial we would invite the careful attention of all interested in such matters, believing that they will be fully convinced of its practical value both for durability and economy, in which respects wc believe that its equal is not at present known. Tbis roofing can readily be applied to roofs of every description, either steep or flat, and can be put on over shingles or tin, being much cheaper than the first and at balf the co3t of the latter. Two coats of the mastic put on over an old leaky tin roof, will mike it as good as new at one-third of the cost. In preparing this roofing a heavy drilling or canvass is used, wbich is thoroughly saturated with a perfectly water proof propuration, after which it receives a thick coating, upon both sides, of the flour of soapstone, which sets into the texture oftbe canvass, and gives it a firm body, making it very elastic and durable. After the canvass, as prepared, is put upon tbe roof, another coating of mastic,which ia thoroughly filled witb sand, is given it, making it fireproof in every respect. By exposure, this coating becomes firm and solid, giving you a roof that can be walked upon with perfect impunity, and as durable as anything known; and we do most candidly and unhesitatingly believe, far superior to anything of the kind yet discovered; and after a severe test of many years, stand as reliable aud good as when first put on. without change or decay. All that we ask is, that a careful examination may be given it, and we feel convinced that it will bear all the recommendation which we After of it. Annexed we give you the names of some of the persons using this *roofiug,.and to whom we are at liberty to refer: IN BOSTON.—tin: Tube Co. V)r.St;btf ; Crocker, wholesale druggist, ■IoD,builtleT:Jol ,-.1 MeKetchoie, iRiehai-d Borden, Pr Forwarding and Commission MerciaaisS', LOS ANGELES AXD SAN PEDEO. oV John Goller. - TOML1NSON, GOLLER & TQiUNSON, Forwarding mul Commission Merckassts, LOS ANGELES and SAN 1'EDllO, Cal. R. E. Raimoso, Agt. at San Francisco. July ?,, 1858. iiov6 0<te to aTobaeeq Pipe. BY JAMKS HAMMOND. Little tube Of migbi-y power, Cliarmer of an idle bom-. Object fit' iny warm desire, Lip of wax, ami eye of ine ; And thy snowy,: taper waist. Wiih my gentle finer braced ; And thy pretty swelling eras*. With my little stopper prest; And ibe sweetest bliss of blisses Breathing (rom thy balmy kisses. Happy thrice, and thrice again, Happiest be of happy men, Who, when again tbe night returns. When again the taper burns, When tifiuiii the crickets irny Happy thrice, and thrice ag Happiest bo or happy men. BACHKWSAsy .&,. nn, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Caocerles, Wiiits, Liquors, Clolliliig, Hard- ware, &c, Sic. pyqduee, Hides, airfl Wool token in cxcliavrge Los Angeles street, second liouse from Comnier cial street. Jau. 1st, 1859. FRANCIS MELLUS, In Groceries, Hardware, Paints. Oils, *c. &c. E. H. WORKMAN & BRO. Saddlors and Harness Slakers, TEMPLES MARBLE FRONT BLOCK, - AV ill keep constantly on band an assortment of Saddles, Harness, &c. &c. Repairing done 3Mt. J8L -A. T SS'. Notiiry Public asid C'ouveyancer SAN EEKNASDINO. OFHCE—In Brick Building, Main sheet. Agreements, Deeds, Powers of Attorney, Mortgages, and all otliei- Legal Papers drawn and acknowledged. anliO iS -A. X3 X> Xi IE! H."5r. M. ROKTET, LOS ArVGBl-.ES &FVUB}WP, in ot" Corbltt Pablie.that HAS the honor to annc he still OtttTIeB on ' stand, as above, and bav competent workmen, be i; orders with which be maj o".factoring of Fine IIai;iicss,Cari-ii'j;oR«paii-ihe;, ami Mending <Wf ail kinds. Also, everytillU;.; I:: 1 els; l-Uaiillc.vy V,itsiness. Los Angeles, Nov. 31st, 1858. HOUSE, S1G-N, and CARRIAGE X* il X Z3" ^ X BT Oh, Gilding, Glazing, Paper Hanging, &c. kc. kc. O. SPILLAN REGS to inform the public tbat be has commenced business in the house in SPRING STREET opposite the store of F. Mellon, Esq.. and is now prepared t.o execute all orders in the various departments of bis business, in a style to give satisfaction to all wbo may patronize him. Los Angeles, Oct IC, 1858. ISOW AND BBASS FOUHDBY, ALAMEDA STREKT, Opposite the Sisters of Charity. "v. MKLLTT^, Junction Main and Spring'streets. Los Angeles Sept. 25, 1858. ' FRESH Garden Seeds for Sale, FOU 1850, BY HELLMAN & CO, ianl-3m Temple's Block, Mam street. ^ 7E Frnm ths Home Jom Come tu Me In Clitny-time. BY GiCOK'Ji-; P. MORRIS. Come to me iu cherry-time, And as twilight closes, We will have a merry time, Here among tbe roses! When the breezes crisp the tide, And the lindens quiver, In our bark we'll palely glide Down the rocky river 1 "When the stars, with quiet raj, All lhe biil-tops brighten. Cherry-ripe well BlOg and play We will have a ro< Here among the O Pu.ni.rmg, sad humanity! 0 ye afflicted ones who lie Steeped to the lips in misery, ''r'ai'i'entThough "surely tried ! 1 pledge you in this cup of grief! Where floats the ferncl's bitter leaf! Tbe battle of our life is brief— The atom—tbe struggle—the relief— Then Breep we einetiy side. BEKBY W. LONGFELLOW. A Huti.-ii^.l Yen.vs To-Unys. The Pittsburg Post, alluding to the one bun- dreth anniversary of old Fort Duquesne, says:— One hundred years ago there was not a single white man in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois Territories. Then what is now lhe most flourishing part of America was as little known as the country around the mountains of the moon. It was not until 1769, tbat tha "Hunter of Kentucky,'' the gallant aud adventurous Boone, left his home in North Carolina to become the first pettier of Kentucky.. The first pioneers in Ohio, did uot settle until twenty yours alter this time. A hundred years ago Canada belonged to France, aud the whole population of the United Suites did not exceed a milliou aud a halfof people. A hundred years ago the great Frederick of Prussia was performing Ihose great exploits wbich have made h m immortal in military annals, and with his lit- :J-e monarchy was sustain ing a single-handed contest witb Russia, Austria and France—tbe three great powers of Europe combined. A hundred years ago Napoleon was not born, and Washington was a young and modest Virginia colonel, and the great events of two worlds, in which these two great but dissimilar men took leading parts, were then scarcely foreshadowed. A bundled years ago the Union was tbe most loyal part ofthe British Empire, and ou the political horizon no speck indicated the struggle which, within a score of years thereafter, established the greatest republic of tiie world. A huudred years ago there wen; but four newspapers in America, steam engiucs had not been imagined, and railroads aud telegraphs bad not entered into the remotest conceptions of iran. Wheu we come to look back at it through the vista of history we liud tiiat to the century which has passed bas been alloted more important eveuts in their bearing upon the happiness of the world than almost auy other which has elapsed since the creation. A hundred years hence what will be the developments? lt is past finding out except in one thing—a thought which astonished Xerxes when he stood upon Mount A thos—all. with but few ex ceptions, now living will be dead, ton was very unsociable, and even irritable wheu pressed into'cijuveraa'ion- Kirwan, though copious and eloquent in public addresses, was meagre and dull in colloquial its,' course. Virgil was heavy in conversation. La Fontaine appeared heavy, coarse and stupid ; be could not speak aud describe what he bad seen; but then he was tbe model of poetry. Chaucer's science was more agreeable than bis conversation, Dryden's conversation was slow uud dull, his Im- mo! saturnine and reserved. Cornell!fl was so in" sipid in conversation tbat he never failed of wearying; he did not even speak correctly that language of which be was sue-i a macteri' Ben lobn- son'used to sit silent in company, and suck his thumb h\nl ilurir humors. Soulbey was stiff, sedate, aud wrapped up in ascetism, Addison war- good company witb his intimate friends, but.in mixed company he preserved his dignity will a i-tiff;and reserved silence. Fox in couversafion never flagged, his animation and variety were inexhaustible. Dr. Bentley was loquacious; so also wasGrotinus. Goldsmith "wrote like an angel, and talked like Poor Poll." Burke was entertaining, enthusiastic, and interesting in conversation. Curran was a convivial Deity. Leigh Hunt was " like a pleasant stream" in conversation. Car- lyle doubts, objects and constantly demurs. ——- -*»■ ■-♦■»~t—>»»i—.__— Adultiilon oftlie Great. How strange it must appear to loreigners, wdio hear our pams of praise to Washington, "the Father of bis Country," "the Example for American youth," " the unselfish Patriot," as offered upon every fit occasion—and yet Congress, wbich is supposed to represent tbe people, has millions to offer for the acquiring of unwilling subjects, but not wherewithal to purchase the last resting-place of Washington. The following, from tbe Buffalo Commercial, is very pithy and exactly iu point: Fanny Kemble and the Mount Vernon Fuse — A committee of ladies from the Mount Vernon As. sociation waited upon the lady, at her apartments at tbe St. Dennis Hotel, one mcrning of this week, to solicit the proceeds of one of her Shakspearean readings, in aid of the Monument Fund. The case was very elaborately stated by the chairman oftbe committee, and tbe 'Mast ofthe Kernbles," after beariug all that was to be heard, drew herself up to the entire longitude of ber magnificent proportions, aud said with a frown : "Lad.iee, 1 respect your motives, but have no toleration for the means you are resorting to to perpetuate the memory of George Washington. If win vjumcj ia 1,0 poor, or too mean, or loo un grateful to take upon itself, through the National Legfelature; so obvious a duty, better that Mount Vernon be sold as a cattle market, than that il should be purchased by the proceeds of charily balls, flash newspapers and quack doctors. My bumble abilities are at your service, but with the proviso thut, whatever amount of money they may yield, it shall be presented to Congress as tbe first donation, to enable them to discharge a duty; which ought to be dscharged by them or not at j pose of ascertaining the views of Senators in re talked or ] gard to Mr. Sliiie.l'a proposition placing in tb< haudsoft.be President thirty millions of dollars an un installment for the purchase of Cuba, is looked upon as a matter of gler and others, bub*** *t importance. Sir. Hunter made a speech against the proposition, and was followed by Messrs. Mason, Clay and Shields. Mr. Douglas took .strong gro'Jud in favor of giving the money to the President. Jie thought the prospect of purchasing gloomy, but was willing to give the ['resident money to make tbe attempt- Mr. Dongks said there was but one 'way to get Cuba, and tbat was on the occurrence of another Black Warrior case, to seize the Island by way of retaliation, and negotiate afterwards, on the basis ol UU Pesseditis. Jefferson Davis was opposed to the idea of for' cible seizure, and favored the propositiou to purchase. Messrs. Gwin, Slidell, IS. tained the purchase policy. Ou the vote being taken, there were only Ave votes against Mr. Slidell's proposition. Mr. Branch, of North Carolina, will, on Tuesday present the report from the Committee ou Foreign : Affairs, for the purchase of Cuba." It is said that the Douglas and Slidell affair is settled, r.iiil tim!. tneeV gentlemen are fast becom-- ing friends. Hope is expressed generally tbat tha individual assumption <f Judge Douglas bas been chastened, aud he wil) hereafter act with the Democratic party. From present appearances, notwithstanding the vituperation of his indiscreet '' friends, such might be the inference. State Midlcat Convention. The special committee appointed to investigate the charges against Beverly li. Cole, made thsir report, and recommeuded the adoption of the following resolution i Resolved, That while the language used by Dr. ' Cole is ambiguous, and 'susceptible ol a misconstruction, his dieclajmef, together with tho general result of our deliberations, entitle him to acquittal Irom the charge of intentional siander against tho women of California. The report was adopted by the following vote : Ayes. 23-Drs. G. J. Phelan, D. K. Rubj, G. Otto, J. &. Montgomery, W. P.Tildeu. J. iLPierson, B. Si Cooper. V7. Grove Deal, H. Gibbons, B. B. Brown, B. A. Sheldon, J. S. TituB, A. Harvev, lt. B.Bell.S. F.IJnmm.G L. Simmons. J. T. Mcliean, J. Lefevre. C. A. iCUkpairick. II. W. Harkness, A. B. Nixon. R. B Ellis, and H. W. Teed. Noes, 9—J. 0. Whitney. C, Bertody, A. B. Stout, S. R- Geary. F. W. Hatch, J. F. Morse, JJ. J. Four- geaad nnd 11. M. Gray. - At tbe meeting of the Convention, letters of resignation wete received from Doctors Geary,' ill.' LAWOfNEWsi'ATEK ApolooIKS.—Iii a recent case .1 Liverpool, one of the papers had been misin- ormed as to the name of a person who bad acted n a disorderly manner ; and, on finding out tbe at eii- party i foi lil ■repre. on tin ie general prosperity of the at we have our ml MAOHINIC SHOP ,n and lhat. we are prepared to rtaininp to the business, in a voxwdled in this or any other Tbe attention ol parties owning or nbont to erect Gvl-it. Saw, or QtlartZ Wills. Reapers, Thrashers, and all kinds of Machinery, is directed to the above establishment, at which all repairs can be made, ov new machines manufactured, on short notice and, on the lowest terms McLAUCxHLIN. B1UTTON k CO. Los Angeles, July 31,1858. gronud thai the a] of the paper ana wf f,-lUnd that the &po! agreed with thecal prietor moved in th tc set aside tbe ver the ground that thi igy was not in a a very small type. Thejury p was sufficient in terms, but if un these points. The pro- nei-ii'.- Bene1!, on Wednerday i.; but the Court refused, on Notices to Convspoed'-uls.' n which the apology appeared, though in a con- nicumis place, might not he generally read, and hat the type was so small as to be mblieity.— London Watchman. i obstacle to FjAUTuquake in the Valley.—Two shocks of earthquake were experienced at San Jose last week one'at .1.1 o'elock. p. m.. Wednesday, aud the other a few hoo^s later. A Noui.e PuweE.—The ancestor who laid the foundation ofthe ducal family of Leeds, was a young man named Osborne, who served his apprenticeship to Sir William' Hewitt, a citizen and afterwards Lord Mayor of Loudon in the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Sir. William, as the story goes, was a pio maker, aud lived on old London fridge, which, as our readers doubtless Know, was not au open structure like the present edifice, but consisted of a covered way or street on arches, with shops and churches ail along it. During Edward Osborne's apprenticeship—as good or bad luck would have it—the fair Miss Bessy Hewitt, Sir William's ouly daughter, whilst feeding a pet bird, fell from ber father's window into the Thames, and-would have beeu drowned, had not Osborne, being a good swimmer, plunged in after the young lady, and saved her life at the risk of his own. Our readers will easily imagine tbat matters did not end here, but lhat a tender regard for each other soou arose between the daughter and the apprentice of old Sir William, and that while gratitude prompted the young lady to make herself particularly agreeable to Osborne, hie master continued to look upon him with a more favorable eye than ever. Ac- cordi'g y, as soon as Osborne bad served his time. Six William offered him bis daughter's band, which the apprentice of course waa not loath to accept. That daughter's grandson married a daughter of Nevill Lord Latimer, by whom he had asoi. Sir Thomas Osborne, Viscount Latimer, Earl of D.mby, Marquis of Carmarthen, and Duke of Leeds. — ——«H~3«>S»»*— Deau Heads.—The press endures tbe infliction ol dead-beadisni from the pulpit, the bar and the stage ; from corporations,societies and individuals. It is expected to yield its interests ; it is required to give .-trength fov.euk institutions, eyes to the blind, clothes to tlie naked and bread to the Hungry;— it is asked to cover up infirmities, hide weaknesses and wink at. improprieties; it. is ex- pecied to herald quacks, bolster up dull authors aud flatter the vuin ; it. is, in short, to be all things to all men ; and if it asks pay it is denounced as Inean and BOrdid. There is no interest under the whole heavens that is expected to give so much to sociely, w.tfcOul pay or LBauks, as (In- press. Elopement.—a young lady ol Georgetown, on the road from Stockton lo Sacramento, about 30 miles from the latter place, was eloped with one aigiil last week, in San Joaquin comity, between 1 and 2 o'clock in tlie moraine, She was tile only unmarried lady iu Georgetown, and her '* parients" were opposed to the match, but have come round like sensible people end beBtowed their sanction after the aflair was settled, Why THB " F. F. V.s were so Caixed."—The "■ term " First Families of Virginia" originated at the early settlement of' the State. It was found- impossible to colonize it unless women went there.' Accordingly a ship load was sent out, but no planter was allowed to marry one of them until he had first paid one hundred pounds of tobacco for her passage. When a second ship load came, no one would pay over Beveuty-five pounds for the matrimonial privilege, except it wsm a vcvj superior article. Consequently, tbe descetidanls'of all those who were sold fur one hundred pounds of tobacco were ranked as the First Families- while those who brought but fle7euty-uve pounds are now ranked as the Second Families ; and the reason why no one can ever lind any ofthe second families is because you can't get a Virginian to admit that bis mother ouly brought seventy-five pounds of tobacco.— Petersburg Intel. Death oe Dr. E. A. Tiibi.lek.—Dr. Tbeller died recently at Hornitas, Mariposa couuty. The de. ceased was formerly a resident of Stockton, hay ing arrived at that place in 1853. He was,at two' d ITerent times, connected with the press'of that city, having been both proprietor and editor, first' In the Public Ledger, and afterwards in the Argus Tbe Doctor was ulso at one time Superintendent ofthe Public Schools of that city, He leaves a wife and several children to I ous. luurn hia" Men arc called good fellows if they spend their: money freely—tip-top fellows. And after they liave ImpoVe^iShed themselves for lhe benefit of' others, aud are unable to pay their little debts, they are noiniigef the good fellows aforesaid— they are d—d rascals. Queer world. And if a- man falls to lhe amount of a million, it is alt right ; bul. let him fail to the amount of his board bill, and he is a scoundrel. Promiscuous world. Nicholas Longworth, of Cincinnati, offers to give a silver goblet of the value ol one hundred-' dollars, or that turn of money if preferred, lof grapes that will be superior to Catawba, for tbe: purposes of wine—the decision of the question to' be left to the Ohio "Vine Grower's Association." Treasurer'* statement shows the amount subject' lo draft, £3,115,01)0. P.eceipls of the week $726,- OOd ; increa e over Ihe previous week, $82,000 £ drafts issued, $588,008 ; drafts paid *2M,,00O. Net- balance, SI, 017.01)11. The State of Iowa recently passed a free bank- ng law, and the result in a large increase iu the' lumber of banks in the Stale. During the past fen yearn. $412,711,727 in gold have been shipped from California. Rain in 0/i.aveius.— Tbe Chronicle oi Saturday says : During I ho last week wfl have had almost continuous rain, which baa filled the ditches and ravines. The Senate has confirmed the re-appointment of S. W. Jilaudeville as Surveyor General lor Califbr- A gentleman at a musical party, seeing thattho lire W8S going out. asked a Ifleod in a whisper bow he could stir the fir without disturbing the musio. ' Between Ibe bars '■ replied the friend. is- California Papkk.— Tbe Alta California now printed ou California paper. V' American daguerreotypist has lately establish I'd himsell in the Unedu Fauhourg Poissoniere,. Paris. Mission Church, Sax Jose,—This old edifice i undergoing extensive repair* The adobe wall have been replaced by brick, and the interior wil le repaired at a cestui feuut or live thousand dol- i acuafgt. -- ,),,.„„„ l!lVfS. Viic. because she had sued bun for a divorce II. C.Keftell lias beet rest eil iu Saeramento Ott1 ii to set bis wife's houstr
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 8, no. 42, February 26, 1859|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The English weekly newspaper, Los Angeles Star includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "A dirge", "Ode to a tobacco pipe", "Come to me in cherry-time", "Life", "A hundred years to-days", "Law of newspaper apologies", "Earthquake in the valley", [col.4] "Men of literary genius", "Adulation of the great", "A noble plunge", "Dead heads", "Elopement", "Mission church, San Jose", [col.5] "Purchase of Cuba", "State medical convention", "Why the 'F.F.V.s were so called'", "Death of Dr. E. A. Theller"; [p.2]: [col.1] "The Pacific Railroad", "Lighthouses", "Common council", "Recogida", "City water works", [col.2] "Sacramento correspondence", [col.3] "The proposed new terrritory", "Lee's Circus--mass meeting", "The market house &c.", [col.4] "A spirited discussion", "Equalization of taxation", "The proposed division of the state"; [p.3]: [col.1] "Democratic senatorial caucas in reference to the acquisition of Cuba", "Death of Prescott"; [p.4]: [col.1] "The colonel's house", "City delinquent tax list", [col.5] "Government of the United States", "California State Government", "Memorandum of 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 1859-02-20/1859-03-04|
|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. 8, no. 42, Febryary 26, 1859|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m216|
|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|
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|Filename||STAR_542; STAR_543; STAR_544|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
A Metlirlcal Lmnmhcm at m Fair.
" Wid grate aeloight,
Ye've heard, to-night,
Big Honor, tharo theMayor,
Wbo, wid the aiae
Has introjuced our Fair.
'" To the faymale race
That's in tliis place,
To thim. me rimes Hinder f
For :tis tbem controls—
Av the other, waiker gindes.
" For 'tis their care—
Dippensln' looks and locket*,
To expend their pains,
T■" improve your brains,
While loightenin' yer pock«ta.
Ilere's cashmere shawls,
That gracetui falls
From Beauty's rounded shoulder,
Sofl as the heart,
Tb y bide—i(a part)
That hardens growing older.
"N -\-i A-ia corner,
Wid her burnin' suns,
Her Chiny an' Japan ;
Wivie heads wear tails.
An' the dhroll /uymalusi
The sumallest feet they OWL
" For they bind their toes,
Ab the story goes,
To shorten their understandm' ;
So that 'tis rare,
Elopements have a hand in.
M About Jap-an —
Tis true I am,
In kuoliige somewhat lacifcin',
But 'tie here, I'm ttmld,
They makes the ould
An' faymous Jap-an blakin'."
. HH ■ — ..—.—
There are mauy persona who cannot speak in
sensible, common place terms—they are always on
stilts, and aim to carve out their language in
blank verse. Instead ot simply saying, " Ht acknowledges the corn," they would render it about
City Delinquent Tax List.
IN accordance with im ami-'mled citjardWucfi, approved
Nov. 13, A. D. 1857, for the ytupirt*** •otl^Uug tlie
ity revenue-, notice ie hereby given, tb«» fr &»«> levied
upon nnd will proceed to lelt at public ai^Wro, ou the
28th day of February, 1869, a,t thfi May or''» riffle* In the Bftj
otLoa Angeles, at 10 o'clock, A. tf., the following ilescrib-
Cx\ property, oc so wnch thereof a> vf ill pay the tme» due
thereof w ■».. -
DtteripUon of Property rr°P-
\lmcBarea Andrea—Lut on corner of Alt*
iiiiil Z.ir.j;i sti-tets. i* bounded on tho ea»t
by lot of Antonio Saotoy. House oa «i«i ^
Almeuaro. Fruto-One lot, 40 by 46 yard,
on White Blulf. on e^VMde of the river.
An ad'obe home on said let-
Ivarado Poinueeuo—Lot on the east eioe
«rf Ju»ua BfljorJM, Lo. Augele. .trwt.
ir,,,,^ on said lot. <"'
Ivarado Iavdro-Lot on the •eat ««■ ot
Main "treet. la bounded on the north by
iov of Lorenzo Leek. Adobe Uou«e ounard
,3._CapiUl invented ial
„™„.M iu this eity.
\vili .lanuario—Kighl acre* oi l»i
north aide of ABm street, join;
west bv Hoover. Ao adobe hoi
yard aud other improvement* t>
Alvarado Juana—Lot on the ea.
Trinidad street, is bounded on l— -----
by G. Vbarra. Hmw on R «ad» of aboba
and brick. . . __
Ales.i Camila-Capital in buaiMM.OM hor.o
AuSu'mS k Co.-Capital in bailuii on
AWil'iunu*!—On* wagon and four hor.e.,
west aide of
- .>>e south
He doth, by troth, wilh most inj snious humor.
Confess th' impeachment common fame hath bru
Tliiit with it carries conviction to the maize.
"While on the subject, we will enumerate a few
o'her trite sayings, accompanied with renderings
after the manner of these dignified borea ;
" It's a long lane that has no tnrnf—
The way that deviates nor right nor left,
But onward leads through apace intesruiaable,
May be. by fair construction, deemed of length
,; The longest . knock* down the persimmons,'
It is an axiom, well received I ween,
That, of the slender scions of the forest,
Tho one which, in a longitudinal sense,
Eclipses the pretentions of its fellows,
May oscillate, until they tail.
The staple fruit ol Carolina State.
" A fine stand for a grocery'*—
A most commodious site,
Where all the multitudinous fruits of earth,
That nourish and regale the inner man,,
Are held to barter.
" Old boss, I'll see you in the falln—
When neath a canopy of golden leaves,.
'Mid all lUc rju-Lillo gluiii;o ulT htJE ntato
I'll meet thee, antiquated steed.
San rnuio inccv,
■varado Aitagracia de Buii—Lot on the
aast side of Main street, join. 1'adilla on
the- north. An adobe liouso on it. 1050
Alvarado Ileriideres—Lot on the east sirJft
rfain street, jiwras north with Cota. An
adobe house on said Jot. 300
Boble*tt G. T., Aguiit, MtD-uald—33aorea
of land on the west aide of Alameda street,
ia bounded on tho s