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-.-. - Jfott Jfnatistu ^„irtis«juiits. lSmx Jfraiiristc ^toertistrntitfe. ROBERT JOSEPHI Wholesale Dealer in Watches, Jewelry, Diamond, Tools, Glasses, WATCH MATERIALS, FANCY GOODS, &C. 195 Montgomery street, come of Jackson, (Dr. Wright's Building.) ROBERT JOSEPHIhaving pur- Chased the entire slock and trade of the _n_ business ol Isaac S. Josephi it Co., will carry on the same fer his own account, at 195 Montgomery Btreet. corner of Jackson. (Dr. "Wright's Betiding.) San FraooSaoO. dec27-3m EMBROIDERIES. LACKS. RIBBONS. MEN'S, WOMEN'S, _ cIIII^ORKlV'S HOSIERY, OK ETEKT DB80BIPTIOS. GLOVES, CRAVATS, Collars, Shirts, Drawers. AMERICAN, BROLISB FltEX'JH AND GEltitlAS FANCY GOODS. BY LATE ARRIVALS OF STEAMERS AND CLIPPERS. HUGHES & WALLACE, 105 «ml 107 Sftcrnmeiitn st., dec27 3mi» SAN FRANCISCO. To Parties Claiming Payment from the United stales for l„«. nml destrwctlen ot Property daring thi; war tvttn Mexico. PARTIES desirous of having tlieir Chums prosecuted by tlie undersigned before the Court of Claims at Washington, can receive all the necessary information on the subject, and liave their Claims promptly prosecuted on application to O. MORGAN, Los Angeles. u2 - J. Il- STEVENSON, San Francisco. FRUIT TREES! MIT MI. SMITH & WINGHELL'S COMMKIICIAIj lUItSEItY, S A IV JOSE, Received from the'State Fair oflSofi THE FIRST PREMIUM, flBft HAVING become the Agent for the ^ff, above Nursery, ;iud having made arrangements for a constant supply of Trees from the name, I now invite all persons who contem- plate planting an Orchard, Garden, or a Singh Tree, to call and examine my STOCK before purchasing. If it is not convenient for al! to come personally, then delegate some friend or BdBinese Agent to examine for yon. or order directly f"om me a Sample Lot of such trees as are wanted. I have arrangements with other Nurserymen and Gardeners for a supply of sueh minor fruits and trees as may be necessary in order to keep a COMPLETE ASSORTMENT ol everything in this line. The list below comprises a portion of what I now offer at very LOW RATES. 100,000 FRUIT TREES, Ofthe various kinds, consisting iu part, of the following: APPLE, From one to three years old, from four to ten feet high, of line symmetrical form, well branched, and ol all the choice varieties. PEAR, Dwarf and Standard of nearly all ofthe best va- - rieties. CHER RY, From four to twelve feet high, very (ine and thrifty, including many of the leading varieties. PLUM, Of the usual varieties, also some of the choicest, PEACH, One and two years old, of fine growth and of thi leading varieties, also in dormant bud very low. NECTARINES, One and two years old. of choice varieties. APRIC OTS, One and two years oid, ol choice varieties. CURRANT BUS HE 8,Red and White Dutch. GOOSEBERRY Bf/SH/^Houghtou'sSeed- linp aud E"gHab. RASPBERRY BUSHES, Antwerp, Fran- conia and FastolfF. STRAWBEllRY PLANTS. Longworth's. Prolific, British Queen. Hovey's Seedling, Black Prince, Large Early Scarlet and Boston Pine. ORNAMENTAL TREES, SHRUBS, PLANTS, &C, Furnished at Nurserymen's prices. Orders sent through Post Office or Express, promptly attended to. Treess packed for auy distance. TERMS CASH. €. W. LECOVKT, dec27 3m 09 Davis Street, San Francisco southern Dispatch Line OF SAN PEDRO PACKETS, TOUCHING AT SANTA BARBARA. rpHiS LINE is composed of the favorite clipper _1_ schooners LAURA BEVAN, Captain F. Morton ; JULIUS PR1NGLE. J. S- Garcia; S. D. BAILEY, N. Hiller ; ARNO, Wm. Hughes. Which will run regular hereafter as above, tak- inf freight and passengers on the most favorable terms, to which every care and attention will be paid. , , . , Arrangements are in progress by which a regular Weekly line of Schooners will be established, sailing from San Francisco, without toil, every Saturday. For further particulars apply to any of the principal merchants at Los Angeles. San Pedro, or Santa Barbara. Nf PIERCE, Proprietor of the Line, at San Francisco. Office—Corner of Market and East streets,lower building, (up stairs.) where goods will be receipted for aiid forwarded free of storage and drayage auglfi lTscott & co'iT EEPKINT OF THE British Periodicals AND THE flliill^ iVJMtlU GREAT REDUCTION rv THE PRICE OF THE LATTER PUBLICATION. L SCOTT k CO., NEW YORK, continue to publish tK f-licwmg ka'im^ British Periodicals viz l. The London Quarterly, Conservative. The Edinburgh Eeview, Whig- The North British Eeview, Tree Church. The Westminster Eeview, Liberal. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Tory. PhosaPenOflioftU aWy ceoreaeot the three greati politl ,■■,1 ivirlieri of (irotvt Britain—Whi«, Tory, ami Rmlienl.- but politics forms only .me tonturo «f their charncter.— As Organ? of tlio most profound write™ »n hiuenco, t,n- ovn-Uu-c, Moriiliiv. nn,\ ltuliRion, tliey stiiii-l, hh tliey evei liitve.sloo.l nuriviilted in tlie world of letters, liem^eon- -i.lei-editMisiiensuhle Io the scholar aivl (he profes^ioim] man while tn the iiUelliu'ent rv.;\<\e.t ol every class they lunn-li :i more correct, and satisfactory reconl of the wiy. throughout the world, than can bo possibly obtained from Su JfrattdsM pidiitt. J. M. Strobridge & Co. WHOLESALE ANI1 RETAIL CLOTHING EMPORIUM, CORNER OP COMMERCIAL AND SANSOME STREETS, Under St. Nlcliolaa Hotel, SAN FRANCISCO, FFKIt the largest and most cmnplei. wishing Jlamifac- OFFK Ulothln « nml Geiitli Ctoods'eVer opened in SnnFrancisco. We are receiving perevery steaiuoi frulu o ury in Nimy York," TUe Latest and most Fashionn1>Ie Styles —coriHislingJof— 'ine, Black, Drown and Uine Press and Frock Coats; 'ine and Heavy Beaver Overcoats; 'almas of every description ; 'ine and Heavy French run! American Can si-mere 1'ants; 'ine libel; ;iiul Faiicv Silk Velvet, Satin and Cloth Vests; Heavy BibbedCa=simore and Cloth Business Suits, etc. Also, a large assortment of liata and Caps constantly on hand. Fine White and Check Linen and Cotton Shirts; Fine Silk, Merino and Cotton Undershirts and Drawers; Scarfs, Cravats *ieck Tirts, Suspenders; Collars. Handkerchiefs, tiloves: English, ..ferine and Cotton Half Hose, etc., etc. Everything connected with Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods constantly on hand. A large and complete asaorf meat of ffSTi t T-r-t m g^-p- GrOOdS now Opening and ready forsale. Onr stock'consisting of over $100,01X1. we invite all, especially strangers visiting the city, to call and sec un before making tlieir purchases, as we flatter ourselves we can please in priceand qualitv. San Francisco, May IC, 1856. my24 OMTIEIHII!:; It is our Business to Publish —THE— IMPORTANT NEWS, AND YOURS We therefore take much pleasure in being able to Inform tlie people of California, that the Mos! Extraordinary Reduction HAS TAKEN FLACF. IN THE Price of Xiodging; ■■ilu: EARLY COPIES. The receipt of Advance S lieuts rrom the Bri shers gives additional value to these Reprints, i now be placed Lo the hands ui s , they c s the iginal editions. TftRMS. i Re Post Offices ami Post Masters In Collftwiiu Atrua Frio. ...Marippsa county B P Whitney Alamo ..Contra Costa I M Jones Antiocl . . do G Brown ^varado ...Alameda AH^BMB llnieda do -AJBarber A,,<-els ....Calaveras J C Scribner Auburn: Placer R Gordon Ai,,ha Nevada A J Alston American Ranch... Shasta... TAFreornan Alviso .... Santa Clara A Rathhone Ashland Butte . ..Elijah Lett Aqueduct City Amador ff&S* Belmont San Francisco....... fe J E let T!ru-h Green Butte D G Mai tin ffi<well's Bar do PWWorstrnm Benicia Solano.... ....T T Hooper Bottle Hill El Dorado.. ....8 M Jamison Big iSar Trinity........ Wm Codilington liiTr oak Flat! Tuolumne....... .J IV Butler Pondvillc Mariposa ^ ephen Bond. Bodega Sonoma JMJhller 111,-onilkdd do HLamfe Brick Sacramento D L Lat ken j;uclcner do -lames l>iick?ier Bucksport Humboldt W Roberts Buckeye Yolo JM Charles Cache Creek Charley's Ranch. Chlco Cherokee Campo Seco.., Cam pton ville. Chinese Camp Columbia...... Curts ville Clinton Nevada CoonCreelf Placer Colusa Coin: For BbMkweOd and the four Reviews - - lUWO Payments to he made in a'l cases in advance. Money current in the State where issued, will be received at par. CLUBBING. A discount of twenty-five per eent. from the above prices will be allowed to Chilis ordering fonror more copies of any one or move ofthe above works. Inus: Four copies "of Ulackwood, or of one Review, will be sent n one add-ess for $19 ; four copies of the four Reviews nd Ulackwood for $30 ; and so on POSTAGE. cipal Cities and Tow tliese works will ered*F)u:]-;'oF POSTAGE. Wlien sent by mail, the Postage to anv part of the United States will be bul rwK\TV-i'iu.K Ci:vr.s a year for Ulackwood, and but Fouk then CENTS a yew fox each of The Reviews. N.B.— The in ice in Great Britain of the Ure Periodicals above named, is about $$L per annum CfroatPaaMte Depot nnd Genernl Agency, FORTHE^UI'l'I.Y OF I'U LJUCATTOXS. STATIONARY. . PAPERS, PERIODICALS AND BOOKS, Received weekly by the Mail Steamers, and exclusive' mConntryBook- anu the I'ublic behas TUE proprietor woukli-espectfully in sellers, Canvassers, Ajrents, l'edlei that independent of his^ciieralXewspaperb1 constantly on hand, and receiving by every stea: the STANDARD HOOKS, MACA'/.INKS ANU'RKVIEWS OF EUROPE AMD AMERICA. COMMERCIAL AND FANCY STATIONARY All orders most be postpaid, enclosing IJ ASH ior "Works Wholesale and retail department, next door to thei'ost Office. San Francisco. uni mum WMMMMMM* OSIBK TO SClEXTiFIC AXD PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE. Bv Henry Stephens, F. R. 3., of Edinburgh, and the late J. P. Norton, Professor of Scientiiic Agriculture in Yale College, New Haven. 2 vols. Royal Octavo. lOOOpages, and numerous Wood and Steel Engravings. Tliis is. confessedly, the most complete work on Agricul tii re ever published, and in order to give it a wider circu lation the publishers have resolved to reduce the price t< Five Dollars for the Two Volumes! I When sent bv mail (post-paid) to California and Ore gon the price will be $7. To every other part of tli* Union and to Canada (post-paid), SG. £3" 'Litis work is not the old " Book of the Farm.'" Remittances for any of the above publications should always he addressed, post paid, to tbe publishers, LEONARD SCOTT k CO,. No. 54 Cold Street, New York 1.1!) mul 121 Sacramento Street. San Francisco ami RT, 89, 90, and 91, New Addition, Ijcldea- dorflT street. The Price of LODGING is now REDUCED to g@f 50 and 75 cents per Night. T,QdTin<rs-1n first class Single Rooms, furnishedcomplet( at SEVENTY FIVE CENTS per night I We have been given to understand that Lodgings bv tin week can be obtained at a VERY LOW FIGURE. Gent lorn eh: Sleep is a wonderful Institution, but Wood aril lias improved upon it greatly, by introducing and bringing within the reach of every one tbose Ren >w Patent French Spring Reds, at •"»<) and 75 cents peruight. The Price of BOARD is also Exceedingly Low : Board perWeek £(l OO Board per Day SI OO Meals,each 50 cents, An extensive and abundantly supplied READING ROOM fir.d LIljIlARY is also fitted up for the accommodation of the patrons of this establishment. The location of the house is such as to place it in the centre of business: it is directly opposite ihe Mail Steamship Company's Office, and in the immediate vicinity of the- U. S. Branch Mint. Just c 11 at the WHAT CHEER HOUSE, 119 and 121 Sacramento street, where vou will be well attended to by Ri B. WOODWARD. Proprietor. This House is conducted oh strictly Temperance prin- ciples. Turner's Ginger Winec THE MEDICAL FACULTY THROUGHOUT THE UNION bave acknowledged Ihis to be one of tbe best family medicines now in use. Uv caer.iieal process it bas been proved to possess Alterative, Tonic A-Anti-Dyspeptic properties, far superior to those found in any other medicinal beverage yet discovered. Tlie Ifle«lical Faculty of the State of New York, prescribe it in almost every case for debility and lassitude, owing to its so,.tbin^ ef- facts on the system, and the absence uf all injurious minerals, chemicals or acids. TUe Turner Brothers have in tbeir possession nu- merous certificates uf its B&nttive properties, from the most eminent public mon of the United States, wbo have witnessed its elfeets on tlieir patients, where it bas been administered in their extensive practice. It has l>«eai Analyzed by tbe most eminent chemists of New York City and Buffalo, where tbe Turner BrothexS manufacture daily thou Hands of gall-ma, and so popular lias it become, that Ihey can hardly supply the demand, even when tlieir stills are kept in operation day and night. Thi« wine is acknowledged at the East to be the REST RESTORATIVE NOW IN' USE where general proatrati of the system exists, or derangement of the functions the digestive organs, as it braces the nerves anew, recoats the stomach, and creates an appetite when other tonics have failed. THIS EXCELLENT! WINE ia pleasant to the taste, the.strictest advocate of temperauec cannot discover any Intoxicating quality iu it. It ih wholly free from all substances that are injurious to health, but on tbe contrary its effects on tlie system of either invalids, or persons in robust heal b, arc nf the most beneficial description. Tbe Caution to the Puhlic. arded t s Ginger Wine ' ,'ed at the East s of putting ir r> guard against . infraction of tbi et portrait of tin no bottle that hai r lirotliers ■j liter and the unheard oi popularity it I as wellas in this Mate, hasheen f the market MANY ^ITilluO' \IM' which Tnrnei tin tbei a splendid rev 1 h«1, which t '"';■ ODUNTSRIRiTm OH 1JMTATKD. WittUit copyright law. This labH has a < Turner Brothers. Rti in number, r nut tbis label will contain . '-.rj ,-o Unprincipled " eo iu it', i>f*,y 1 felted the label lately nxt;d by tin thereby Imposed on many persons. We caution all consumers of OTNO'-IH vTTNF to p*amin< tbe label, as none Is genuine Bave such as have our por tiaits in a circle nm iteel r>la1 oirTOnndlBg the inscription—" TUHNEK'S UINHER WINE, prepared hv Tiiritsr BaOTiiKits, New York, Bu-falo, iX, V.}' and Sau Francisco California." tMUCORDLUA, SYRUPS. AND BITTEIiS of every de acription, manufactured by TTJRNEll BROTHERS, Market street, opposite the Orphan Asylum SAN FHAN'OtSt'O. JONAS G. CLARK & CO. 128 Washington street, SAN FRANCISCO, IMPORTERS, Wholesale and Retail Dealers, In every description of FUENITUEE, BEDDING, &c. &c. PUR KTIT UB.E WAREROOMS, In the Building opposite Washington Market, (Formerly known as the Clipper Warehouse,) And 49 and 51 Fourth street, between J and K streets, Sacramento. $8P Por the TRADE, we have a large stock, on clippers to arrive heavy shipments, and will receive regular and jomplete INVOICES of goods adapted to the wants of Mic interior and coast, $&* Particular attention and care given to TKADB. ORDERS and the FURNISHING of Hotels and Public Buildings. ^§~ Goods purchased will be sent to Steamers, Vessels, and all parts of the city without charge. JONAS G. CLARK & CO., No. 128 Washington street, aug 30 San Francisco, SEWING MACHINES. GROVER & BAKER'S PATENT, S. 0. BEIGHAM, Sole Agent. OFFICE: No. G2 Sansome street, between California and Pine, SAN FRANCHSCO. fr^fNeedles, Silk, Linen and Cotton Threads, in all their varieties, constantly on hand. feb7 LOS AK GELES STAR lob rfrftt&i feiiiMisIptiti. SPRING STREET, adjoining the U. S. Land Office. Tlie proprietor of. tlie Los Angeles Star, wouldrespect fully inform his friends'and the public, that he hat just raceiveil a liir<re anil varied assort merit of new mated" si, and is now prepared to execute the following descrip PLAIN AND FANCY LospePadezcan! Lean!! Lean!! EL GRAN BEMED10 ITALIANO DE DR. PAREIRA, Para la eierta y efcaz cura de las infermedadet de una naturaleza privada,sin hacer cuso del tiempo que se ha durado y sin malos efectos al sistema o sinponerse en dieta. iuncn se Iin faltado—Kl puede falta. a Curar 71STE KSPECIFICO INVALUABLE FUE INTRODUCID ]j hitee ciitcuenl.a a nos en I'isa, y [>ri">nt<j(lt;.*[:ue8 fuebieu conocido para una cura eierta 'jue en los pueblos f ciuda- des no solamente en el Continent?, pero tambien en Gran P.vetafia, la dumawda por ella y sus meritos tan recuiven- dos que en menoB do un aiio de su introduce! on, fue tornado en lugar de todos otvos remedios. Las facultades de medicina de las ciudades principals de Europa fueron compelklos a reconocer su asombroKO poder sobre enter- medades. Proprietarios de otras medicmas, celoaos de su popularidad r^ue vian en vano detenefln en su progreso. Como el trifto delante el segardor, sus esfuerzos caiyeron al suelo, y como el tuego eu los Ilafios llevando todo por delante. su marcha fue un triunfo. Pe quedo en bus meritos, y un publico decerniente vio probd y fue convincido do sus magicas virtudes. La Grande Fortuna adquerido por Dr. Pareira de la ven- ta de ello los seisauos que" la preparo soloatestiqua asus inilagosos meritos. Ai fallecimiento del. Doctor lo re!-ela fue heredada por su hijo. quien rocieiitemeiue lo.ba introdueido en los Es- tftdon Unidos. El numwro de las cura.B que se ha heeho es a/.unbroKO. Miles y milCB pueden dar testiioonio de sn efecacia. Todos ltt% qnn iiscii, lo Ciirnrnn ! 1 ! een una negimda 1. l^eapaeho y a cierto que mnguna otra medicina ha poseida. No lomas fahas nostrums. [Us nn remedio que ha sido prubado pof los cincueuta arios pasados y que no se ha faltaiio. guardanre.de falsas APARIENCTAS. ■ La venta tan esteusiva de este asotnbriKa medicina, ba causadoya personasa vender a li>s candidos unacomposi- oion espurta. con apariencias a la original. No compra sin la flrmeescrita de A. Pareira M. D. enel evultoriodeafuera decadabotella. Todos los domas son falsos, y sus fahri- cadores snran eaNtigadosi al entremo rigor de la ley. Pre- -■-TliESl'EEOrfLA BOTELLA. Para vender por D. Dab- entepara California. Oregon y las fslas de In tive bcststj-le of tlie Art. jy26 Books, Pamphlets, BillHeads, Labels, Posters, And every desc: Circulars, Cards; Deeds, Notes, Billets, Law Blanks, BillsofExchangi Bank Checks Programmes, Bills of Fare. iptionof Printing that may be required. fock.r.'] u Tambien para v almente. Undi por Drosrneri ulo liberal p, lian de estar dirijidi :le este Estado Kpnur I los que eompran pei D, BARCOCK. Droguero Mayor. 133 Calle de Chi v Sun Francisco. Tambien para vender por -T. B. WINSTON, Drogerero Los Angeles. T-Ixta de Agentes en el Estado. nr.J.R. WINSTON, I,,,:. Angles. 1.K.ST4HKWEATI1RR, (ioti^d.. U Ciudad, Sacramento ::iUR,(WTINTf'A.,n.lt,>ariosMnr^vHl(..' lcram*nt" W. H.BRUNER, Botlcade Tuolumne, Sonora .A McDonald I'rutie. Calaveras... ..Yuba , ..Tuolumne do do ..LLoring ..John Bidwell .. T M Daniel ,1 M Pawling J Bowley ,,..M R Graham ...Z BTinkum' JMRoot ..H M Moore J Barnes Vincent OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. State Government. J, NEELY JOHNSON, Governor. Robert M. Anderson, Lieutenant Governor. D, W. Douglass, Secretary of State. Geo. H. Whitman, Controller. Henry Bates, Treasurer. Jolm II. Brewster, Surveyor General. Wm. T. Wallace, Attorney General. Paul K. Ilubbs, Superintendent of Public Instruction. W. C. Kibbe, Quartermaster General. James Allen, State Printer. Wm. Bausman, Private Secretary to the Gover* Cold Spring El Dorado C W Gilbert Coloma do K E Davis Cedarville do Geo Thatcher Clarksville do DCummings Cosumnes Sacramento W D Wilson Cordelia Solano P O Jramorie Cotton Wood Shasta Wm Lane Crescent City Klamath DC Lewis Centreville Alameda KS Clement Canon Citv Trinity B F Channel Diamond Springs ElDorado MK Shearer Don Pedro's Par Tuolumne R Smith Double Springs Calaveras NT N< Downieville Bierra James Gernon Dry Creek Yuba Robert Mc A dams Dry town Amador WO Clark Eureka Humboldt. K H Eoss ElDorado Calaveras A Irvine Emory's Crossing Yuba J W Everett Empire Ranch....;. do- .... ...;S Moody ' : Elliott's Ranch Sacramento Mr Elliot 1.>:1 nklin do J K Crawford Folsom do J Clarkin Fiddletown Amador B Townsend Forhestown Butte Nathan Plum Forlorn Hope.... Merced T Eagleson French Gulch... .Shasta W G Gibhs Foster's Bar.... Yuba........SB Wbitcomb Fremont....Yolo Jonas Spect French Camp.... San Joaquin «IV Noble Forrest City.... Sierra W Henry Foreman's Ranch....Calaveras SYoremnn Fourth Crossing.... do AC BentzliolT Green Springs....Tuolumne R I, Gardiner Gar/ote.... do J H Watts Grafton.... Yolo A Updegraff Grand Island....Colusa Thomas Eddy Georgetown....El Dorado J C Terrell Greenwood.... do C 0 Brady Garden Valley.... do B Stewart Griw.ly Flat.... do .James Burgess Gilro v.... Santa Clara AC Everett Goodyoar's Bar....Sierra Julius Meinliardt Gibsonville.... do RE Elliott Grass Valley.... Nevada E Matthewson Georgiana Sacramento ..J M Sedwell Gwin.... Merced Wm Laughlin Hamilton.... Butte R Davis Horr's Ranch Tuolumne _G D Dickinson Horsetown Shasta J R Gill Honcut....Yuba W RBlzar Hornitas.... Mariposa W L Goss lone Valley....Amador J H Alvord Ulinoistown Placer B Brickell Iowa City.... do J Co l»n „ L Indian Diggings.... El Dorado J W Gilbert Indian Gulch....Merced." J W Norton Jamestown.... Tuolumne R W Mardis Jacksonville.... do G B Keyea Jackson... .Amador B B Redhead Johnson's Ranch... .Sutter W E O Kerr ■ King's River....Tulare J Smith Kelsev's.... El Dorado John White Knight's Ferry San Joaquin W E Steward Leach's Store Mariposa L Leach Lassen'a... .Butte... W P May hew . u Lewiston.... Trinity C Wood Los Angeles Los Angeles J S Waite Lagrange....Stanislaus L M Booth Lisbon Placer G W Applegate. Loveing's Ferry... .San Joaquin J Loveing Little York.... Nevada W W Coaiens Mountain View Santa Clara J Shumway McCartysville do Levi Millard Mayfiela do J Ottison Miipittts do Fred Creigliton Mission San Jose Alameda J J Vallejo Mountain Springs....Placer J Barron Michigan Bluff do Washeim Marysville.... Yuba P W Keyscr Maxwell's Creek... .Mariposa G W Coulter J F MoNamara J H Miller H Carroll ...H Fogg .. .H S Aohiser AP Stevens W ¥ McDermott ■ E S Osburn ' ..Geo Eastman J JI Weston i J W Dennison B L Wayne Wm Curtis ,W F Norton Mariposa do Mount Ophir do MilleHon do Martinez Contra Costa Mokelumne Hill.... Calaveras. Murphy's do Mi-Dermolt's Bridge do Mill Valley do Moon's Ranch....Colusa Monroeville do Mormon Island.,..Saeramenti Michigan Bar do Monterey Monterey Montezuma Tuolumne Monte Cos Angeles Ira Thompson Minersville Trinity J Bates Middletown....Shasta CM McKinnelly Napa.... Napa E B Eaton Nevada....Nevada. WE Endicatt Nicolaus Sutter J C Dickey Navato.. ..Marin H F Jones North Branch Calaveras Edwin T Lake Newtown.. ..ElDorado J W Smith Nealsburg....Placer A C Neal Natividad.... Monterey James Stokes Nelson's Creek....Sierra J CLewis Ouseley's Bar...,Yuba F Bridge Oregon House do Peter Rice O'Byrne's Ferry Stanislaus John O'Neil Onisho.... Sacramento C F Howell Ophirville Placer Daniel B Curtis Oro City do G White Oroville.... Butte D C Downer Oakland Alameda T Gallagher Ottitiewa Siskiyou G H Coe Pleasant Valley... .Mariposa. A Shearer Pea Vine.. ..Butte D Whipple Park's Bar Yuba Geo Wiser Pilot Hill....El Dorado A T Bailey placer ville do A M Thatcher Petaluma,. ..Sonoma W R Swinerton pleasant Springs Calaveras KH Hoerchner Paterson.. ..Nevada.. ..E PTurney Plum Valley. Sierra F R Bocker Princeton Colusa ET Arnett Pine Grove.. ..Amador A Leonard Quartzburg Mariposa DM Pool Qorncy.. ..Plumas Lewis Stork Bough andRtady Nevada E B Winans Round Tent do E J Slate Red Dog do J C Green Red Bluffs Shasta S Bradway Rabbit Creek.. ..Sierra ...Mr. Lester Rattlesnake Bar Placer Thomas Wood Russian River.. ..Mendocino H G Heald Sevastopol... .Napa DM Johnston San Francisco San Francisco C L Weller Steinberg's do G Thatcher Sacramento.. ..Sacramento .Ferris Foreman Sutter do D Hastings Scott's River Siskiyou James Cregein Salinas Monterey J B Hill San Juan do P Breen San Diego..,.. San Diego George Lyon San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo A Murray San Jose 3auta Clara :_.CE Allen Santa Clara do Santa Cruz.. San Lorenzo. San Leandro San Pedro... San Gabriel San Rafael.. Santa Rosa Sonoma.. Sonoma Smith's Ranch San Ramon Contra Costa.;.... ..W Russell San Pablo do A B Bates Salmon Falls El Dorado J Downer Spanish Flat do J Glassman ganta Barbara.. ..Santa Barbara, G R Fisher San Bernardino.. ..San Bernardino.. ..D N Thomas Shasta.... Shasta J Lem 0n Shaw's Flat Tuolumne J Roberts Sonora do G W Patrick Staples Ranch San Joaquin D J Staples Stockton do P E Conner Sutter Creek,. ..Amador D Crandall Sarahville do R Robinson Snelling's Ranch....Mariposa h Schroedcr Suisnn... .Soiano W'S Kyle San Andreas -. Calaveras.; G L Sweet St Louis Sierra WP Williams Secre I Ravin" .. Placer J Hart nplit Rock.. Merced.....'. ..J A Bugg Strawberry V:.,ley....Yuba j a Barnhart Tehama Colusa O Gervy Trinidad'.. ..Klamath.' ..F C Darling ■ Trinity....Trinity C Lee Uniontown Humboldt A H Murdoch Volcano.. ..Amador H T Barnum Vallejo.. ..Solano J B Frisbie Vallecito.... Calaveras GH Murray Visalia Tulare J p Majors Woodville... .Butte S Alvard "Weaverville.. ..Trinity J Barry Watson ville SanfaCruE J, Thrift West.Point....Calaveras..: ;.A Walbaum Whisky Creek Shasta P Mix Western.. ..Sacramento., A H White Yankee Jim's — Placer N JI«nek Yuba City Yuba L Badolett Yolo.... Yolo JHHutton ■ Yreka....Siskiyou ,,JohB LinteH United States District Courts. For the Northern District oj California.—Og. den Hoffman, Jr.,judge ; John A. Monroe, clerk j Jas. Y. McDullie, marshal. Regular terms, first Monday in June and December of each year. Special terms at the option of the judge. For the Southern District of California,—!. S. K. Ogier, judge ; C. Sims, clerk ; E. Hunter, marshal. Regular terms, first Monday in June at Monterey; first Monday in December at Los An- geles. Special terms at the option ofthe judge. United States Circuit Court. For the District of California.—-M. H. McAlis- ter, judge; Geo. Tenn Johnson, clerk. Regular * term, first Monday in July of each year. Special terms at any time alter thirty days notice. Supreme Court. Solomon Heydenfeldt, Chief Justice ; David S. Terry, Hugh S. Murray, Justices. Regular terms of the Supreme Court commences on the first Mondays of January, April, July, and October. DISTRICT JUDGES. 1st, Benjamin Hayes ; 2d, Joaquin Carrillo ; 3d, Craven P. Hester ; 4th, John S. Hagar; 5tb,Cba8- M. Creanor: fith, Alonzo S. Modsjd ; 7th, E. W. McKinstry; 8th, J. M. Peters; 9tb, W. P. Dan- gerfield; 10th, William T.Barbour; llth, John M.Howell; I2th, Edward Norton ; 13th, E.Burke ; 14th. Niles Searles ; 15th, J. S. Pitzer. TEBM9 OP COCBT. The First District Court holds its terms in Los Angeles on the third Mondays of March, July and November; in San Diego, the third Mondays in April, August and December ; in San Bernardino the third Mondays of February, May and October United States Land Office for the Southern District of California: Andres Pico, Receiver ; H. P. 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Publishers may continue to send them until alb charges are paid. 3. If subscribers neglect or refuse to take their papers from the office or place to which they are- sent, they are held responsible until they settle their account, and give notice to discontinue them. 4. If subscribers remove to other places without informing the Publishers, and the paper is sent to> the former direction, they are held responsible. 5. The Courts have decided that refusing to take a paper or periodical from the office, or removing and leaving it uncalled for,isji>rima facia evidence of intentional fraud. Postmasters would oblige, by a strict fulfillment ofthe regulations requiring (hem to notify Publishers, ouce in three months, of papers not taken from their «ffice bv subscribers. Distances. The following table of distances was measured with aviameter, by Capt. Warner, ofthe U S. Topographical Engineers, in the summer of 1848 :- From Sau Francisco to Mission Dolores. .2i milea. tl « (( Cl fl tt " " tl (I " " San Juan 94 " " Salinas river 113 " •' Monterey 125 " " Mission Soledad 166 " « Ojitos 266 " " San Miguel T237 " " Brakes- Ranch 258 ti II Santa Margarita 265 " " Capt. Dana's 299 " " Los Alamos 321 " " Santa Inez 340 It tt Gaviota Pass 352 " " Arroyo Honde 359 II II Dos Pueblos 370 11 11 Santa Barbara .387 tt tl Carpentaria 398 tt II Rincon 402 II II K a Santa Clara river. . .421 ii ii ii ti ii " Los Coyotes 504 ii ii Juan Avila's 535 *i rt . San Juan Capistrano.542 ii <i LosFloros ...562 »i ii ll ii VOL. VI. LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1857. NO. 46, Cos Augeles 0tar: PTJBLTSBBD RVKRY SATUIWAY MORNIXO, At No. 1, Pico Buildings, Spring Street, adjoin- inf the IT. S. Land Office, Los Angeles, BY H. HAMILTON. TERMS: Subscription, per annum, in advance. S5 00 . 3 00 . 2 00 , 0 25 For Six Month; For Three Months Single Number ... 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TREASURE, PARCELS, PACKAGES and LETTERS tor- *DRAFTS parobas#4in San Francisco on tha Atlantic Particular attention paid to ihe forwarding of Gold Dust to the Mint for coinage. Treasure Letters, etc, raceivedup totlielatestmoin and ensured to destination. H_ R. MYLES. A,orlt Carriage anil Blacksmith Shop By JOHN GOLLER. LOS ANGELES STREET, NEAR THE FOOT OF COMMERCIAL rrVIE subscriber respectfully in _1_ t'urms tlie uublic^eneraUy tha he will keep constantly on band . and will manufacture to order, Coaches,Baggies, Wagons,Carts &c, in a neat and.workmanlike manner. He has on hand and. for-talc a fine stock of Eastern White Oak and Hickory Plank and xxels. lie keeps constantly on hand a large v: rietv ofOivrt aad HiT?y 'vheela, JpoTces, Felloes, Shaft Neck Yokes. Doable tnd-.inglet.reow Horse Shoeing and Blncksmithing in all its various ij ranches, executed with prom pmesr- plhat'ih. Particular .lUenlion will be ki veil Co the nia fact ure ind repair of 1'LOW.S, MARROWS, and other Fa ing OntensiU. He has.an extensive assortment of Iron els, Springs. Units, I'low and Spmiif steel, and other m. rlalpertalning to the business, too numerous to inent Also, 20 Tons of Blacksmiths' Coal. With none but the best of workmen m his employ, he feelsconlidentthat he can give entire .,ati«factioi to his C"un7mli1^ -rOIIN GOLT,ER. Notice. ALL persona are hereby cautioned against buy ing or otherwise trading Cr>r unvested horses or cattle of our brands ; > t tliey will be prosecu ted to tlie extent of tlie law. ANDREAS DOMTNGTTEZ, cep20-tf JESUS Ma. COT A de DOMINUUEZ. Hotel International, JACKSON STREET, near Montgomery. SAN FRANCISCO. MTHIS magnificent Mansion has been leased for a'term of years by MRS. A. S. HUEV, is now undergoing a thorough repair, when it will be furnished entire with new Furniture and opened to tho public on Christmns, the 25th instant, with the best Table and most cleanly House on the Pacific. U^-Board, with Lodging, from $2 to $3 per day Our motto — ivB-strive to PLEASE. janlO EMORY, HOUGHTON & GO'S PATENT CONSISTING 01' A Family, Bag, & Shuttle Machine. OFFICE OF JlGEJYCr, NO. 20 Battery Street, near Pine, janlO 3m J. M. SRKAVY. Agent. jTc7~eddy & co'.s IS TIIE PLACE TO BUT YOUR CLOTHING, HATS, CAPS, —AND— FURNISHING GOODS. FOR THEY HAVE UNEQUALLED FACILITIES FOR SUPPLYING- EVERY ARTICLE OF GENTLEMENS' —AT— LOWER PRICES Than any other Establishment in the State. CALL AND SEE TOR YOURSELVES, At tlieir Establisliment on the IVorthwest Corner of S.-uiaome mul Commercial Sts., Directlv opposite the St. Nicholas Hotel San Francisco" Tlie place may be known by the stained glass windows. ^ ' Hughes & Wallace, XOS and 107 SACRAMENTO STREET, SAN FRANCISCO. Ikshuss (!Urk C. E. TUOM. C. SIMS. THOM & STMS, Attorneys and Counsellors at T.aw. OFFICE— OJY MJtlJY STREET, (Oi']umte the Bella Ununi Hotel.) anl JTolxn. "\7V. Snore, COUNTY CLERK. Fees payable InVnrljibly In advance. X>xr. Carter, OFFICE Jl JYJD DHUG STORE I.OS ANGELES STKEET, Adjoining Keller's Store. DR. A. COOK, WOULD inform his friends and the public, that lu- now oeouplea a room va BLeapxBuuv«Weet. in the city of Los Angeles, where he may be consulted at all hours, (except when abroad to visit the sick.) He will behnppy to confer with all those who wish his council or medical aid. A full and unbroken confidence may be entrusted to him in any one or other case of disease to which lhe human system is made he,ir. He will successfully treat all indolent ulcers, tumors, swellings, ab- scesses and scrofula; and will give particular attention to the treatment aud cure of diseases of the Eye. octIS SOLOMON LAZARD, IMPOKTEK, And Wholesale and Retail Dealerin French) English and American Dry Goods. Corner of Melius Row, Los Angeles. aug 9 AUG. AV. TIMMS. Forwarding and Commission Merchant, San Pedro,asd Los Angei.ks.Cal., i7 II. READ, Agent, Ims Angeles. BANNING & WILSON, ForwardEng and Commission Merchants, San Pedro. Phtneas Banning, S. H. Wilson sep27 GAMBBINUS BREWERY. THE best ALE and BEER mannfactum], and always on hand. Delivered to city customers with ut extra charge. Coopering ami TXepnirlng of Barrels, Sic. &c. An assortment of Cai rids always on hand. K. MBSSER, Pr< prietor. Wholesale and Retail. NEW BOOKS, STATIONERY, &c. HELLMAN & BRO., REG toinform the public that, having removed to their new store. Lob Angelas atreet, where they have increased facilities for business, they have now on hands the largest and best selection of goods in their line ever before offered iu Los Angeles, comprising— BOOKS—-English 8c Spanish, embracing every Department of Literature. STATIONERY, of every description. Playing Card*. SEGARS, Tobacco, and Matches. FANCY GOODS—a choice and extensive -sa sortment. CUTLER Y—of all kinds. RIBBONS, Combs, Sewing Silk, Perfumery, Toys, Candy, 8fc fyc. All of which will bo disposed of on the lowest terms, for cash. HELMANN k BRO., "Melius Row, Ea-t side Los Augeles street. August 9lh, 1S5G. FANCY GOOPS, YANKEE NOTIONS, &c. HUGHES & WALLACE. HOSIERY', GLOVES, SHIRTS, &c. nUGIIES k WALLACE. ^NOTICE! MR. H. NEWMARK having withdrawn from the Firm of Rich, Newmark & Co., has been admitted a partner in the Firm of Newmark & Kremer. Hereafter, the business of said Co-Partnership will be carried on under the name of NEWMARK, KREMER & CO. NEWMARK & KREMER. Los Angeles, Jan. 9th, l>-57. iewmark,"kremer & CO. Will constantly keep a full Assortment of every kind OF Groceries and Liquors, Dry Goods and Clothing", Boots, Shoes, Hats, Hardware, &c. &c. &c. NEWMARK, KREMER & CO. Los Angeles. Jan. 9, 1857. S£\xx Bernardino. NEW STORE. LEWIS JACOBS begs to inform his friends and the public of SAN BERNARDINO, that he intends To Recommence Business In <lic Month of February, in the NEW BRICK BUILDING, opposite the Office of the Countv Clerk, when he will offer for their inspection an "entirely NEW STOCK OF GOODS, Dry Goods and Groceries—on the very lowest terms. 6m Jan. 1st, lBBf. BUNNETS, FLATS, FLOWERS, Sits. HUGAES & WALLACE. RIBBONS, BLONDES, ROUCIIES, ite. HUGHES & WALLACE. BUTTONS, FRINGES, GALLOONS, &c. HUGHES & WALLACE. KNIVES, SCISSORS, RAZORS, Sic. HUGHES k WALLACE. PERFUMERY, COMBS, BRUSHES. HUf.HES & WALLACE. WHITE GOODS, EMBUOIDERIES. HUGHES & WALLACE, 3 105 anit 107 Sacramento Street, Sau P Established in 1849. ONE OF OUR FIRM is at present travelling in Europe, where be is collecting and forwarding to us by every steamer, the most splendid stock of WATCHES AM) JEWELRY ever imported into this State. Our Watches cannot be surpassed for substantiality and time-keep ing. Our Jewelry is selected witli the greatest care, and none but the most tasteful goods made of the finest gold are allowed to leave our estab lishment. Quartss 0"eT*r©Xi»y- Wu manufacture on the premises. We are the inventors of the art, and keep ahead of all competition. WATCH REPAIRING is done by the best workmen, under our own inspection."and warranted for one year. Watches for repair sent to us by Express are attended to promptly. BARRETT & SHERWOOD, 135 Montgomery street, between Clay snid Commercial strpcts, jy26 tf SAN FRANCISCO. WOOL! WOOL! THE HIGHEST MARKET RATES PAID FOR WOOL.—By JANSON, BOND & CO., 95 Battery, corner Clay street, San Francisco. feb28 2 Trial of IK in y Bates on Articles of Impeachment before the Senate. The following is a brief synopsis of the charges against the late Treasurer of State :— 1. That said Henry Biites, on the llth of April last, paid to Palmer, Cook & Co., about $U8.00i>, to pay the July interesl, without taking therefor a good and sufficient bond. 2. That the said Henry Bates, at divers times, has purchased Controller's warran.s anil other evidences of indebtedness, with money belonging to the jState, without authority of law. 3. That said Henry Bates, under color of his office, wilfully and criminally substituted Controller's warrailta Por sundry amounts of cash receiv ed from County Treasurers of San Francisco, Sac ramento, Amador and El Dorado counties—(with eix specifications.) 4. That said Heniy B iles, without authority of law, and for fata owti Individual beneM, allowed and permitted W. S. Ilughson and E. A. Rowe. to substitute warrants foi cash received from County Treasurers. 5. That said Henry Bates, in violation of law failed te keep the moneys paid him as State Treasurer within the vaults of dis office, and without any warrant or eulhority whatever, paid to E, A Rowe the sum of $124,000. 6. That said Henry Bates, having received large sums of money from various Couuty Treasurers and deposited the same with the banking house of Wells, Fargo & Co., and afterwards permitted one E. A. Rowe to draw out and loan, and otherwise use the same for his own and for the benefit of said Bates, in buying gold dust, etc. 7. That said Henry Bates did, on the 15th of January, draw his official draft on Wells, Fargo & Co., for $15,000, which sum was drawn by E. A. Rowe, and used by him as above cited, 8. Thai said Henry Bates, by reason of the above acts of misconduct, a large deficiency was created in the State Treasury, and that for the purpose of concealing the same from the Investigating Com. mittee appointed by the Legislature, and that by a promise of an official draft, did procure from Wells, Fargo &: Co.. the sum of $20,000, wliich was exhibited to the committee as the legitimate funds belonging to the Treasury ; that $7,509 of said money was in California ten dollar pieces, on which there is a depreciation of two and a half cents on the dollar, aud in paying back the said amount' the whole was paid in coin of the United States, 9. That said ilenry Bates, in pursuance of law, received from D. E. Ashley, sundry warrants to be bonded, under the funding law of 1856, and exchanged them for others drawn in favor of other parties, delivering to said Ashley bonds issued for said substituted warrants, neglecting to m ike endorsements required by law on warrants orifj ally presented by said Ashley; and further, conniving and conspiring against the good \ oftlie people of this Slate, and causing said or nal warrants, so presented for bonding hy I). R. Ashley, to appear as revenue by the Treasurer of the coiihty of San Francisco. The hour of 12 o'clock (5th March) having arrived, the oath was administered to the Lieut. Governor by the Secretary, to fairiy and impartially try the accused. The Senators were then sworn by the presiding officer in like manner. Tlie Sergeant-at-Arms. was then sworn as to his having issued process according to the order of ths Senate. The Sergeant -at-Arms then proceeded to the bar of the Senate, and audibly r 'ad h s proclamation opening tho Court of Impeachment. The Committee selected by the Assembly, con- a'stinj; of Messrs. Catlin, Swaaey, Brent, Slieppnrd, Moore, McKune and Hall, to attend the trial, appeared and took their seats. Shortly thereafter, the accused, accompanied by his counsel. J. W. Winans. ('. T. Botts and Col. Baker, appeared and took their seats within the bar. The counsel for the defence then rend an affidavit, praying for a postponement ofthe trial, which, alter argument, was overruled. After overruling various other motions interposed by defendant's counsel, the defendant filed his plea, denying the jurisdiction ofthe Court of Itcpeacl ment* on the ground that, under tho constitution, he is entitled to a trial hy jury. And denying that he is subject to this pruceeding by Impeachment, for the reason that, at the time when he was impeached before the Senate, he had ceased to be Treasurer of State, that he had resigned said office, and his resignation had been accepted by the Gover nor. And also alleging that two indictment have been found against him by the Grand Jury of Sacramento, for the same offences as charged in tho articles of impeachment,—upon which he is to be tried—wherefore he prays judgment whether he ought to be compelled to answer said articles of impeachment. Mr. mcKuae asked further time to reply to the defendant's plea, and the Court adjourned. Ou Thursday, the 12ih of March, Mr. Winans. counsel for defendant, submitted the following paper: IX TUE SENATE OF THE STATE OF CAT.IFOKXU : State of California vs. Hunry Bates— On the impeachment of said defendant by the Assembly of California, and the said defendant, Henry Bates, protesting against the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court, ou tlie ground that defendant is not and was not at the time he was impeached, the Tre r ol tin State, but only a private citizen, holding no office whatever ; and also, that Ihe defendant is now under an indictment, and ab;»ut to be tried in the proper Court of Criminal jurisdiction fur the same offences as are charged iu the articles of impeachment agaiust him. And not desiring to be twice put iu jeopardy for the same offense, this defendant having averred and still averring the insufficiency ot the impeachment against him, respectfully declines aud refuses to plead therein. Henry Bates. Upon the reading of this paper various suggestions were made. Mr. Ferguson, of Sacramento, read the law. That a refusal to plead is equivalent to a plea of guilty, and all that remained for the Court to do was io pronounce the judgment ofthe law. After various motions were discussed, Mr. Coffroth offered an order that the Court go into secret session to judge of the matter at once, which was adopted hy a vote of 27 ayes to 5 noes. So the Court went into secret session. On the doors being opened, Henry Bates was commanded to appear at the bar ot tho Senate. His counsel, Mr. Botts, answered lor him, when the Secretary read the following : VEItntCT OF THE COCKT. In the matter of impeachment of Henry Bates, on Articles of Impeachment, he having refused to answer— It h, therefore, ordered, adjudged and decreed, by the Senate as a High Court of Impeachment. tbat saul Hates is guilty of the charges preferred I him. Adopted— by ayes,-9ff; nays, 1—Mr. Westmoreland. The President then announced the following sentence from the chair: Whereas, The Senate, as a High Court of Impeachment, on the twelfth day of March, A.I). 1857, found Henry Bates, Treasurer of Stale, gailty of the charges preferred against him in the Article? of Impeachment; And whereas, said Bates resigned his office after his impeachment by tlie Assembly ; therefore it is Resolved, Adjudged and decreed by the Senate, that said Henry Bates be forever disqualified from holding any office of trust, honor, or profit under lhe State of California. Adopted. Ayes, 30; nays, 3—Messrs Cosby, Ferguson of Sacramento, and Westmoreland. On motion, the Court adjourned until Monday, March 2:3d. Report of Che Controller of tHc state. This report occupies, wilh the tables, some forty pages. The expenditures and resources of the Government are fully shown. The report says : " The idea seetns to have prevailed, uot only in the Convention that framed the Constitution, but w'th succeeding Legislatures, that the sources of wealth to the State were commensurate with the extrai rdimiry rewards that have resulted to individual enterprise. From this seeming idea a system of government has been instituted, the ordinary copt of which even, when frugally administered must, for many years to come, greatly exceed a revenue the collection of which would be at all tolerable to our people, and has likewise stimulated a plin of extravagant and reckless expenditure, the consequence of which has been to involve the State in a large debt and seriously to impair her cve<lit.;' The funded debt of the State, exclusive ot the Indian war debt, is placed at $3,233,488, upon which we pay an annual interest ol S22(I,7C4. On the gross amount of this debt it is estimated that the State has only realized seventy cents on the dollar. The expenditures for the fiscal year end:ng the 30th of June last, it is stated to have been $1.3(18.- 684, while the receipts only amounted to $723,281), showing a deficiency of $615,394 ! For the year 1855, the total expenditure for the ordinary expenses of the S ate Government of Ohio only amounted to $738,380! The public printing of California, from July 1855 to January 31st, 1856, a period of nineteen mouths, cost the sum of $240," 4691 The salaries of County Judges aud the incidental expense of the Courts of Sessions and the County Courts, are given in the aggregate at $175,000 annually. Although a poll tax is levied wliich should bring into the treasury of the tate a net revenue ol $168.30(1, but $63,000 is pa!d in. Tlie report suggests the abolishing of the oflice ol Superintendent of Public Instruction, office ot Quarter Master General, otfi.e oi County Judge, enactment of a law taxing sales at auction, restricting sessions of the Legislature to sixty days, taxing all lands claimed against the government Saa. It contains no arguments but a few brief suggestions, all of which are loui;d on four pamphlet pages, aud then we come to the tables. The lirsl. is receipts for the fiscal year, showing that Sau Francisco Co. paid $139,846 of the $723,000 collected. The expenditures are next; the Executive Department amounts to $114,000; the Judicial, to $105,000; the Legislative, to $292.0)0 ; for Hospital purposes, $141,163; for Schools, $50,265; for State Prison purposes, $370,174; for Printing, $171.778j miscellaneous expenses, incl i.ling trans oortation of prisoners, prosecuting delinquents, Supreme Court reports, State Agricultural Society, &c, $120,706. The amount of real and personal property assessed for 1856, is given at $95,007,440, on which a State tax of seventy cents on the $100, amounts to $605,315. The taxable propetty ot San Francisco county, is nearly one-third of the entire amount ot the State, being $30,368,000, wilh State taxes of $212 577. The assessments of 1856 nearly doubles that of 1851). and 1851 is the same as 1853, $16,000,000 less that 1854, aud $9,000)000 less thau 1855. The war debt of the State is $1,061,178. The receipts of the present fiscal v ■ ar, are estimated at $753,000, and expenditures $727,000. This, if reliable, indicates a change for the-better, the previous year showing a large deficit. How far the facts will sustain the estimates, remains tobe seen.—Daily Globe, Tbavei,.—Senators Seward of New York and Rusk ol Texas, will, on the expiration of Congress in March, start on a niuc month's tour round the globe. They will pass across the Isthmus by Ni* owrftgtHl, thence to California, thence to the Sandwich Islands, where Senator Seward will deliver an agricultural address, thence to Chica, and, after passing through India and Asia Minor, Egypt, and possibly Southern Europe, will sail through the Straits of Gibralter to the United States, so as to attend Congress in the early part of next The AOantle Telegraph, The following extract from a Liverpool paper shows the extent to which the Atlantic telegraph] maybe Q88d, Most persons will be surprised to learn how limited its powers are I At a recent meeting of the Institution of Civil Engineer at Liverpool, at whieh J. It. Brunei presided, it was stated that from recent experiments upon I.60D miles of subterranean wire, it was clearly demonstrated tbat tbe electric current required an appreciable period of time to arrive ;il ttfl destination, and another longer period to escape from the wire into the earth, and that thiB time increased regularly with the length of the wire. It was also stated, as the result of careful estimates;, that the outside limits at which tele- graph(e signals could be transmitted over theprtt- poscd Atlantic line from Ireland to Newfoundland (allowing the necessary time between each signal for the conducting wire (o become demagnetized.) wuuM t»&hi«m minute, 180 in »»n» hotir. or 11,520 telegraphic signals in one day of twenty- four hours. Therefore allowing the minimiutt of telegraphic signals for each letter at four, (which is practically the average of the Moist and .al| other systems heretofore in nse and adapted to long circuits) it would appear that the u'.niusL capacity of a single wire across the Atlantic, by any telegraphic system heretofore in use, would be limited to 120 letters per hour, or 2,864 letters per day of twenty-four hours. The average number of letters to a word iu the English lauguago is live ; hence the capacity of one liue may, upou the foregoing basis of calculation, be put down at 576 words per day. We undenrtand lhat the Atlantic Company liave decided upon twenty words (including address and signature) as the minimum of dispatches between. New York and Ixmdon, aud the minimum charge of the company will be $20 for the lirst twenty words, aud $1 for each added word. The Last Cent.—The fiat has gone forth. Thero are to be no more copper cents. This wealthy nation, rolling iu "surplus revenue," in a few years will have '"naryared." The cent was proposed in 1782 by Robert Morris, the great financier of the Revolution, and waa named by Jefferson, two years later. It began to make its appearance from the Mint in 1792. It bore then the head of Washington on one side aud a chain of thirteen links on the other. The French Revolution soon after created a rage for L'rencf* ideas in America., wliich put on the cent, instead of the head of Washington, the head of the Goddess of Liberty—a French Liherty, with neck thurst forward and flowing locks. The chain on the reverse was replaced by t\a olive wreath of Peace. But the French Liberty waa short lived, and bo was her portrait on our cent. The present staid classic dame, with a fillet round her hair, caino into fashion about thirty or forty years ago, and her finely chiselled Grecian features have beeu but slightly altered by the lapse ot time. The uew cent is to be one-eighth nickel, and consequently much smaller, and much more convenient. It will be of lighter color when new, though probably as dark when old. A Hying eagle is to take the place of Liberty's bead, in order that it may not be mistaken for the live dollar gold piece.—Albany Bve. Jour. Arrival ok THH CUPP&B Sun* Cheat Rii'uiiuc, —The clipper ship Great Republic, Capt. Lime-- burner, was telegraphed yesterday afternoon from the out- r station of Messrs. R. S. Martin A Son's Marine Telegraph, altera very short passage of ninety days from New York. As soon as the fact was known, the steamtugs Martin White and Hercules were dispatched to tow her up to the city, and crowds of people flocked to the wharves and vicinity around North Beach to obtain a view of her as she came up the Bay; but owing Ic tho tide, she did not get in until sometime after sunset. She made the run from Now York to tho Equator in tbe Atlantic, in tbe remarkably ahcrt space of fifteen days and eighteen hours—thirty hours shorter than the famous trip made by tho clipper ship Flying Cloud, aud tho quickest time on record. She was forty-six days in reaching Cape Horn in fine weather, with skysailfl set. In tact, she is reported to have had moderate winds during tbe whole passage, not having, taken in top-gallant sails since leaving New York, and carrying skysails from tlie River Platte to this port. Crossed the equator in the Pacific, Feb. 17th, in longitude 118, and bad light winds and as to this port. The Great Republic sailed i New York Dec. 7th, at three i*. m., and anchored on the Bar March 9th, at 1:30 r. «. She has a cargo of 4600 tons of assorted merchandise, and is consigned to Messrs. C A. Low &, Co. Her best day's run during the passage was 413 miles. — S. F. Herald. March 12. Inauouk.vtiox Services at Washin«to\.—Extensive arrangements have been made at Washington for the inauguration of Mr. Buchanan as President. The programme has been announced, and lhe exercises wilt be upon a grand scale. Assistant Marshals have been selected from the Stales and Territories. Marysyit.lk Election.—Tlie election at Marysville. resulted in the choice of a Democratic Mayor and six of the twelve Councilmen, whilst the People's party elected the balance of tho ticket. St.reiiiE at Yreka.—Dr. U. R. Uomayne, a physician, committed suicide at Yreka, by taking poison. He was from Clinton, Louisiana. The marble quarry at Ringohl, El Dorado eo.. is about to be worked by Messrs. Gorrand and Titus, who have purchased it. According to tbe I'lacerville Democrat the vein is very extensive, and the maiWe of every variety ot color, and susceptible of a very high polish. Mr. Edward Emory was killed about Bve-ttHen from Murphy's, on the 3d inst., by having Ins hnut caught between a rock and the root of a stump. The Jews in Shasta have organised b society for the purpose of purchasing a lot of ground as a place of burial for members of the Hebrew-faith, according to the rites of their religion. The Rev. Mr. Brooks and Jacob Brown resident? on Salmon river, have been lost in tbe snow, in attempting tbe passage ot the Salmon mountain the past fortnight. I ^ I » * i u
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 6, no. 46, March 28, 1857|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The English weekly newspaper, Los Angeles Star includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "Trial of Henry Bates on Articles of Impeachment before the Senate", [col.4] "Report of the Controller of the State", "Travel", [col.5] "The Atlantic telegraph", "The last cent", "Arrival of the clipper ship Great Republic"; [p.2]: [col.1] "Hon. J.L. Brent", "District Court -- First Judicial District", "Ride to San Pedro", [col.2] "Correspondence", "Misrepresentation", [col.3] "Mechanics Institute", "President's inaugural address", [col.4] "15 days later from the Atlantic", "From Great Britain", [col.5] "Valuable present"; [p.3]: [col.1] "Cabinet rumors at Washington", "Partial burning of Calvary Church", [col.5] "United States mail"; [p.4]: [col.4] "Post Offices and Post Masters in California", [col.5] "Official directory", "The law of nespapers", "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 1857-03-22/1857-04-03|
|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. 46, March 28, 1857|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m219|
|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|
|Repository Address||1511 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108|
|Filename||STAR_348; STAR_349; STAR_350|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
Jfott Jfnatistu ^„irtis«juiits. lSmx Jfraiiristc ^toertistrntitfe.
Wholesale Dealer in Watches, Jewelry, Diamond, Tools, Glasses,
WATCH MATERIALS, FANCY GOODS, &C.
195 Montgomery street, come of Jackson,
(Dr. Wright's Building.)
ROBERT JOSEPHIhaving pur-
Chased the entire slock and trade of the
_n_ business ol Isaac S. Josephi it Co., will
carry on the same fer his own account, at 195
Montgomery Btreet. corner of Jackson. (Dr.
"Wright's Betiding.) San FraooSaoO. dec27-3m
MEN'S, WOMEN'S, _ cIIII^ORKlV'S
OK ETEKT DB80BIPTIOS.
Collars, Shirts, Drawers.
AMERICAN, BROLISB FltEX'JH AND
BY LATE ARRIVALS OF
STEAMERS AND CLIPPERS.
HUGHES & WALLACE,
105 «ml 107 Sftcrnmeiitn st.,
dec27 3mi» SAN FRANCISCO.
To Parties Claiming Payment from
the United stales for l„«. nml destrwctlen ot
Property daring thi; war tvttn Mexico.
PARTIES desirous of having tlieir Chums prosecuted by tlie undersigned before the Court of
Claims at Washington, can receive all the necessary information on the subject, and liave their
Claims promptly prosecuted on application to O.
MORGAN, Los Angeles.
u2 - J. Il- STEVENSON, San Francisco.
FRUIT TREES! MIT MI.
SMITH & WINGHELL'S
S A IV JOSE,
Received from the'State Fair oflSofi
THE FIRST PREMIUM,
flBft HAVING become the Agent for the
^ff, above Nursery, ;iud having made arrangements for a constant supply of Trees from
the name, I now invite all persons who contem-
plate planting an Orchard, Garden, or a Singh
Tree, to call and examine my STOCK before purchasing. If it is not convenient for al! to come
personally, then delegate some friend or BdBinese
Agent to examine for yon. or order directly f"om
me a Sample Lot of such trees as are wanted.
I have arrangements with other Nurserymen
and Gardeners for a supply of sueh minor fruits
and trees as may be necessary in order to keep a
COMPLETE ASSORTMENT ol everything in
The list below comprises a portion of what I
now offer at very LOW RATES.
100,000 FRUIT TREES,
Ofthe various kinds, consisting iu part, of the
From one to three years old, from four to ten feet
high, of line symmetrical form, well branched,
and ol all the choice varieties.
Dwarf and Standard of nearly all ofthe best va-
From four to twelve feet high, very (ine and thrifty, including many of the leading varieties.
Of the usual varieties, also some of the choicest,
One and two years old, of fine growth and of thi
leading varieties, also in dormant bud very low.
One and two years old. of choice varieties.
One and two years oid, ol choice varieties.
CURRANT BUS HE 8,Red and White Dutch.
linp aud E"gHab.
RASPBERRY BUSHES, Antwerp, Fran-
conia and FastolfF.
STRAWBEllRY PLANTS. Longworth's.
Prolific, British Queen. Hovey's Seedling, Black
Prince, Large Early Scarlet and Boston Pine.
SHRUBS, PLANTS, &C,
Furnished at Nurserymen's prices.
Orders sent through Post Office or Express,
promptly attended to. Treess packed for auy distance. TERMS CASH.
€. W. LECOVKT,
dec27 3m 09 Davis Street, San Francisco
southern Dispatch Line
SAN PEDRO PACKETS,
TOUCHING AT SANTA BARBARA.
rpHiS LINE is composed of the favorite clipper
LAURA BEVAN, Captain F. Morton ;
JULIUS PR1NGLE. J. S- Garcia;
S. D. BAILEY, N. Hiller ;
ARNO, Wm. Hughes.
Which will run regular hereafter as above, tak-
inf freight and passengers on the most favorable
terms, to which every care and attention will be
paid. , , . ,
Arrangements are in progress by which a regular Weekly line of Schooners will be established,
sailing from San Francisco, without toil, every
For further particulars apply to any of the principal merchants at Los Angeles. San Pedro, or
Santa Barbara. Nf PIERCE,
Proprietor of the Line, at San Francisco.
Office—Corner of Market and East streets,lower
building, (up stairs.) where goods will be receipted for aiid forwarded free of storage and drayage
lTscott & co'iT
EEPKINT OF THE
GREAT REDUCTION rv THE PRICE
OF THE LATTER PUBLICATION.
L SCOTT k CO., NEW YORK, continue to publish tK f-licwmg ka'im^ British Periodicals viz
The London Quarterly, Conservative.
The Edinburgh Eeview, Whig-
The North British Eeview, Tree Church.
The Westminster Eeview, Liberal.
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Tory.
PhosaPenOflioftU aWy ceoreaeot the three greati politl
,■■,1 ivirlieri of (irotvt Britain—Whi«, Tory, ami Rmlienl.-
but politics forms only .me tonturo «f their charncter.—
As Organ? of tlio most profound write™ »n hiuenco, t,n-
ovn-Uu-c, Moriiliiv. nn,\ ltuliRion, tliey stiiii-l, hh tliey evei
liitve.sloo.l nuriviilted in tlie world of letters, liem^eon-
-i.lei-editMisiiensuhle Io the scholar aivl (he profes^ioim]
man while tn the iiUelliu'ent rv.;\<\e.t ol every class they
lunn-li :i more correct, and satisfactory reconl of the wiy.
throughout the world, than can bo possibly obtained from
Su JfrattdsM pidiitt.
J. M. Strobridge & Co.
WHOLESALE ANI1 RETAIL
COMMERCIAL AND SANSOME STREETS,
Under St. Nlcliolaa Hotel,
FFKIt the largest and most cmnplei.
Ulothln « nml Geiitli
Ctoods'eVer opened in SnnFrancisco.
We are receiving perevery steaiuoi frulu o
ury in Nimy York,"
TUe Latest and most Fashionn1>Ie Styles
'ine, Black, Drown and Uine Press and Frock Coats;
'ine and Heavy Beaver Overcoats;
'almas of every description ;
'ine and Heavy French run! American Can si-mere 1'ants;
'ine libel; ;iiul Faiicv Silk Velvet, Satin and Cloth Vests;
Heavy BibbedCa=simore and Cloth Business Suits, etc.
Also, a large assortment of liata and Caps constantly
Fine White and Check Linen and Cotton Shirts;
Fine Silk, Merino and Cotton Undershirts and Drawers;
Scarfs, Cravats *ieck Tirts, Suspenders;
Collars. Handkerchiefs, tiloves:
English, ..ferine and Cotton Half Hose, etc., etc.
Everything connected with
Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods
constantly on hand.
A large and complete asaorf meat of
ffSTi t T-r-t m g^-p- GrOOdS
now Opening and ready forsale.
Onr stock'consisting of over $100,01X1. we invite all, especially strangers visiting the city, to call and sec un before making tlieir purchases, as we flatter ourselves we
can please in priceand qualitv.
San Francisco, May IC, 1856. my24
It is our Business to Publish
We therefore take much pleasure in being able
to Inform tlie people of California, that the
Mos! Extraordinary Reduction
HAS TAKEN FLACF. IN THE
Price of Xiodging;
The receipt of Advance S lieuts rrom the Bri
shers gives additional value to these Reprints, i
now be placed Lo the hands ui s
, they c
Post Offices ami Post Masters In Collftwiiu
Atrua Frio. ...Marippsa county B P Whitney
Alamo ..Contra Costa I M Jones
Antiocl . . do G Brown
^varado ...Alameda AH^BMB
llnieda do -AJBarber
A,,<-els ....Calaveras J C Scribner
Auburn: Placer R Gordon
Ai,,ha Nevada A J Alston
American Ranch... Shasta... TAFreornan
Alviso .... Santa Clara A Rathhone
Ashland Butte . ..Elijah Lett
Aqueduct City Amador ff&S*
Belmont San Francisco....... fe J E let
T!ru-h Green Butte D G Mai tin