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IJic Cradl«. IIl'l'll. [E;!eEi'/i( a/it/ Hod,-ing ihe Cradle."] What is the little one thinking about'.' Very wonderful things no doubt. fj'iiwrii'.cn history ! Unlailiomable mystery ! Tet he laughs and cries aud eats aud drinks And chuckles and crows and nods aud winks As if bis head were as bill of kinks, Aud curious riddles as any sphinx 1 Warped by colic, and wet by tears, Punctured by pins, and tortured by fears, Our link: nephew will dose two years; And he'll never know ■ liie ;,iii;:r't!i'!> go ; n. lapLgb, for he'll lind it so 1 E Wbal does he think ofhis mother's eyes ? What dees lie III ink ofhis motlier'B hair? What of the cradle roof that flies Foi ward and Uicii'vuul ilivou-ii the air? What docs he think of bis mother's breast— Baiv and beautiful, smooiii rim.] white, Se^ kiufif it ever witb pore delight— Cup of his jny ami conch of his rest; What does he think when her quick embrace Prcsse- his band aud buries his face Deep where the heart-throbs sink and swell Wiih a tenderness she cau never tell, Though she murmur the words Of all ihe birds- Words she bas learned to murmur well I Now he thinks he'll go to sleep! I can see ihe shadow creep Over his eye-, in soft eclipse, Over his brow and over his lips, Out to hie little finger-tips! Sol': ly siiikiug, (low ii he goe? I [Rises and raref'uily retreats to her seat.j See! He is hushed in sweet repose! Anbcdotb ok Da. Webster, a Scotch Minister. —In 177-1, Dr, Webster was a popular pivncher of the Kiik of Scotland, in Edinburgh. Business brought liim io London, and ono day, when pacing the Ilcuse of Lords, his curiosity induced him to make an effort to step In aod see tbem. None e admitted without an order, except noblemen's servants. Webster, being Ignorant oftbe rule, re- qucsiid iidiiiitlance. " What; L-ird do yon belong to?'' said the doorkeeper. To the Lord Jehovah.''replied Websfer. The Lord Jehovah/" repeated fhe keeper "I have kept here seven years, but I have never beard of sucii ii Lord, Jack.-' .-.-.ud he to his fellow-keeper on the front steps, " here's a chap wdio says I e belongs to Lord Jehovah; don't you kuow such a Lord?" "Never heard of him,'* says Jack. "Batr"-BayB Webster, (willing to keep up the Ulu~uon>) " there is Bach a Lord." " Pase'em in.-''said Jack, " I s'pt In the matter ofthe Estate of Bernardo yorba, Deceased. V OTICE is hereby given to all persona having l claims against tne Estate of Bernardo Yorlia, deceased, to present the same, witb the necessary voueht'i'S, within ten mouths from the date hereof, to the undesigned. Executors of said Estate, at the residence of PrudenCio Yorba, in Santa Ana, Los Angeles county, or the same will be forever barred PKLDUNl.'IO YORBA, KAYilDNDO YORBA, LEONARDO COTA, Executors etc. Los Angeles. Dec. 24, 1868. dec25 STATE OF CALIEORA1A, t County of Los Angeles, j ii tine District Court or (lie First Judicial Dis trict. Benjamin D. Wilson, Plaintiff, BXOt-ol Ctoventm-mt. He who checks a child with terror, Slops ils (day and stills its song, Not alone commits an error, But a great and moral wrong. Give it play and never fear it ; Active liie is no defect; Never, never break its spirit- Curb it only to din Ct. Would you /Hop the flowing river. Thinking it would cease to flow? Onward it must flow forever — Better teach itnvhere to iro I This occurred at a period when there was uot one in twenty of all tbe manufacturing ^"d rural districts in England who could read the Bible or write bif own name. Sabbath schools were Introduced iu 17s;;. Now the people are idtelligent and happy, and cannot only read and write, but have fouud out who the " Lord Jehovah" is.— Grant Thorbum. Eatiuxg ix 'ni:.; Vt:.\u Sua.—A pleasant correspondent oj" tiie IVistuu Pout, writing from Jerusa- le n, thus humorously describes his Dead Sea bath : Tbe Dead Sea has nothing of the desolation which it bas beeu the pleasure of travelers to de- get ibe, and it seemed to smile at the seorel dri ad With '.vhich it inspires the pilgrim. I. of course. took a bath here; aud lor a swimmer who has a ■ fancy to keep his legs as well as his head out o ■vnter. I can imagine that it must be quite pleaS' .nt. My French friend, who is not a little inclin- a to corpulency, complained that he could uot get !uwn into the water, and floated about, now one ide up, now another, for all the world like an in- flati d bli-der. On emerging rrom the water it was illy evapoiated by the sun; aud the salt erys ing en our bodies, gave us tbe appearance of i«t.«,i oH-kfl of rock eaudy, or a family reseui- PROBATE COU 11 T. STATE OF CALIFORNIA, » Los Angeles County, j In the Matter of tbe Estate of Milliard f. :S5Gmepeor|^r0TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the undersign I i\ ed, Administrat.'x of the above named estate tn tlio nraVKtAi* «* — <> •■" — - >-—•'-- -• * to the creditors of, and all persons having claims against mrA deceased, to exhibit the same, wiilt ihe necessary vouchers, within ten mouths fi om tbe first publication of tbis notice, to the undersigned, or her Attorney, E. J. C. Kkwen, at his Office, in the city of Los Angeles.—Dated, October 9th, 1858 Agi Action t Judicial Di and counly of said Disi Tlie Pinop] log I 1 UO. MACK stin Machado, et aL, De of Los Angeles, in the o riot Court. Kof tho Stat* of Califor if the eleri nd Greet- vernment ofthe United States. iti.>iial««v,.|tii.icut of t]1(. [r!lH ', .'.■',b"n<lP1. e4th of March, lfa67,and willI expire iV^ sell CIVILITY R. DORSEY, Administratrix, &c. n tim ITI toivio ceased, T\J0TICE IH HI or of tho Estate of AN YGNACIO ABILA, De REBY GIVEN, by the undo A Sikgplar GJsxios.—One of the in.-M u„i characters we have ever heard or read ol. recej BhufH'd off hi? mortal .oil in Una acbasettfl. ' Newburyport (Mass.! Herald give the fellow notice ol the deceassed : Josiah Goodwin, whose ilw'ii occurred on Si day last at the age oi 77, mat weil be sailed a markable man. in his youth he was the stroi est man iu Jappa. He could swing a barrel flour by each arm, and jump a distance of twei feet. He never lost sight ofthe smoke thatcuri from his own chimney. He never was out of tl couuty, and but once out of this town, when he visited a training at Boxford, a distance af ten miles, which was the greatest journey he ever i dertook. From his residence to our market about a mile, but he seldom came more than ouce a year, and preferred to row his boat up tho river than to walk. Believing with Peter Piudar, "Wedlock's a saucy and familiar state, Where folks are very apt to scold and bate," he never ventured to enter the obalhaof hymen. aud lived a life of single blessedness. He never had a sick day until his 1- . . f ,-■ :,'■> wns never heard to utter a profane word, or one unbecoming a getitleniiii. He ir"v< r u ii rin. ., ■ ir;^ drinks or played a game of c irds. He never had a case iu court, and waa never io ™° u!tK"r ' juror, witness or spectator. He a steamboat or railroad car, and for 77 years he .lived in the same skin, as if we bad ad with a taste in uber salts and asa- tn in the Dead Sea 3ed. to exhibit tl same, with the necessary vouchers, within ten mouths from the first publication of tbis notice, to tin; undersigned, at (.lie resilience ol Hon Ygiuoio Del Valle, on the Plaza, in the citv of Los Angeles PEDItO ANTONIO ABILA, Special Administrator. Los Angeles, January 15, 1859. IOw i tlie Probate Co YOU are he I brought a till', in our Dis trict, in and fe answer the coi of which you £ after the servh ithin this cou but within the days after the the First Judic ithin fort ways exclusive by default will The aaid acti the vestiturc in fourth part of t against you, an tion ihert lief. And ifyoi complain.;,. Court lor the Witness tb District Cour: D. 1859. [seal] Attest: 1 Court, the day and i e First Ju I Los Ange :nn Ben )resaid. nin 1%, e 3d day ' band and 1 M II. JOHNSON. .B.BfilMLET, D In the •■tier of the Estate of BILLIARD P DORSEY, Deceased FEANCIS J. CARPENTER, having filed his petition, praying that Civility R. Dorsey, Administratrix of said Estate, may bave authority to execute a deed of conveyance to him, for a cer- [B Mou.vtaiv ta'n tract of land situate in the County of Los >,, W\,..J, i-l Ano-ftlftS and lrnm.r.. i 0 IK- Pulley Tan the ohitdre jsacre. i i Uiah : It says tifieen of 9 NoEfHEEN uhlishes the "Ind It known 'aved from the laassa- ikeo east by tbe'Pi- >t tbem from the Pi- them have the Iitile :in to carry them to 3 tbey could get two n. Steps will be ta- up and deliver them Lhe i ";,!'-VSAt;cAS\!. —Souk.- YL-ars iiKfj j, ; rebant, sent a cargo of goods to Cor ■cr the supercargo saw the -•<, tfT_ ifirfuired where they could be stored Leave them here-it wea'traia t* l the reply, L-ave them here—it won't rain to „. nuu iiiusui in me r „ ... .,„. Angeles, and known as the rancho " La Centinel la;" and said Civility R. Dorsey. Administratrix of said Estate, having also fded her petition, pray ing for authority to execute said deed of convey ance iu favor of sa'd Francis J. Carpenter for saic tract of land, now. therefore, notice is hereby given, that by an order of the Hon. Wm. G. Dry den, Probate Judge made February 28th, 1859. said petition is set for hearing at the Court House, in the City of Los Angeles, On MONDAY, the Mth day of April, A. D, 1859, at 10 o'clock, A, jf. of said day. Witness the Hon, William G. Dryden, Probate Judge. [l. s.] Attest: Chas. R.Johnson, Clerk, with I the seal of said Probate Court attached, this, the delphiaj nth dav ofMarcb,_A. D. 18fjQ Ha STATE OF 1 and cot tople dght," wa scicutiously honest I ed in bis intercourse of justice and a par 8'..ICt Ultr^rHv e.';u bane'anTkiU-S if bb rd. 1'ty, he ■■Dut I dare not le of the goods may be The Mohamedon u replies: ■■ Di n-'t Ijg airaid, tliere ain't a Christian i miles" mhl2-w4 CHAS, R. JOHNSON, Clc Per John 0. Wbbeibr, Depu H. Lander a cause of i istrator wit Abadic, dei entitled cas party to th summons i: Barre. bv n irescnt place of residence, as stated in tin d'said Lander. Thus done at Chambers, in tbe city of I s, this 3d day of h'ebruary, A D. 1859 BENJ. HATES, District A true copy. [l. s.] . Attest: CHAS. R JOHNSON feb5-m3 . Per C, il. BniNLicy. ■chaut lang >osed ; some supercai'g- loudly, as h V Co>> [DERATE DiRJvEY.—"Oil "Bald a plan- and thiu the ter in other respects, tbe he Game in contact. lie never made a public pr' - feasioo of religion, but he lived and died a chris tian. esteem of a lever made i tb who public pn Lr.oaDfis-oiNEEE.-TheLa- . ol the 24th, relates the :afanddu I adveuiu! D.U'.in-g Act of a favette Daily Cou. following: "Night, before last a deaf and dumb man named Lane met wiih ft thrilling adventure, and narrowly escaped the loss of his life, on the New Albany and Salem road, a short distance a) >ve Linden. He was walking oh the track as the passenger train came along, and the engineer observed thai he paid no heed to the warning whistle ot the locomotive, shut down die breaks, but finding U would be Impossible to check the speed ot the train before striking him. ran forward, and bracing himself upon the cow-catcher, reached out his strong arm just in time to save him. Tb imminent dan- j ger Of the brave engineer was greatly augmented I by the fao' that; the deaf and dumb man hud au ax [ upon his shoulder, from which he might have re-1 ceived -erious" injury. Lane was not a little as- tonir-bed at the unceremonious manner iu wbich be had been picked up, and without comprehending his narrow escape, struggled in the arms of hia deliverer, to tbo great doBger of both. The train, however, soon came lo a halt, aud the poor fellow, bv sio-na -"'I ""--' lars out of your puck an Irishman to go up liimsell, dar won't be s and gestu fellow, by . words test! He was the ditch by a \. near ihe b&i and dumb, v year before. Si'iiMiTrixo to What ?—The late Itev. Peabody. about twenty years ago, was with bleeding at tbe lungs, and was obli sign his paetofal duties at Cincinnati; child was laid in a New England grave ; wife bad temporarily lost tho use of her borne was broken up, nnd bis prospects dark. They had sold tbeir furniture an.. ,.„.,, board in a country tavern in the town of Dayton. One day as he came in trom a walk, his wife said to bim : •T have been thinking of our situation bere, and have deten mined to be submissive and patieut." "Ah," said he, "that is a good resolution ; let us see what we have to submit to. I will make a list of our trials. First—we bave a home; we will submit to that. Second—we have tbe comforts of life ; wewlll submit to tbat. Third—wo bave each other. Foot lit —we have a multitude of friends- Filth—we have a God to take care of us. Sixth " •'Ah,-' said she, "I pray yon stop, aad I will say no more about anbinissieo." Johu Nea! says the eagle "has acoeterapt (brfF all otber birds." The owl, however, is more con 'temptuous still ; he hoots at everything. au aisposTETon to comply, . n i '■■ answered: 04, UI go up dar to fall ;K, dai'U be a thousand dol- Sow, why don't you hire .uddeu it he tails and killo o loss to nobody V XOVTS AinfONiSBm—' If it should over fall to the I -it of a voutu/'said Sir Waiter Scott in his autobiography, -'to peruse these pages, let such a reader re ui ember it is with the deepest regret that I recollect, iu my manhood, the opportunities of learning whieh I neglected in my youfh." If such a man as -icott thought he had neglected his opportunities, what must ttie feelings of a really ig noraut man be ! During tbe last moments of Winn, a Rochester ■Inter, who lately died, he was heard to _, . n on my last stickful)—I am corning to a paragraph -and I suppose I'll have to wait for old Death to put in a period. I AitvEK of Teat,—! •aebody says, '■' I have seen i' ;. "•" I-'" .: '■'■' • • '-, .- they were afraid fo ride, for f-ar of tbe horses running away ; afraid to sail for fear tbe boat should overset; aud afraid to walk for fear tbe dew might fall; but I never saw one afraid do get married." STATE OF CALIFORNIA, } County of Los Angeles, j In ttie District Court of (lie first Judicial Uis' trict. Margaret E. Hilburn, Plaintiff. Lemuel F. Hilburn, Defendant. Action brought in the District Court ofthe Judicial District, and the complaint filed in City and County of Los Angeles, in the ollice the Clerk of said District Court. '■'■ "~ " [greet Established in. 1849, r\NB OF OCK FIRM is at present travel!!^ WITCHES AND JfilWULAT >f a full grown elk about otle pound iL Mussell's ranch, at •on lheSth inst..imbed- wont four feet in diame- ■»pe mid m sound timber. uy opening the tree with It is said that the hunger for gold genera increases witb age. Accordingly we see that m. our old people always have it in their mouths, Tacso replied to a proportion that be should take Vengeance on a man who had injured him.— "I do not wi»h to deprive him cither of his goods, his honor, or his liie. I oulr wish to deprive him of bis ill-will." The following lately rendered setts: "WearaofA herdet.h from y Unoan I mi,'' death (usually der." The People of tl»t State of California semi %/ \J(j are nereo? required to appenr m an act;ou X brought against yon by the above named plain- till, in our District Court of the First Judicial Dis trict, in and tor the county of Los Angeles, and to answer the complaint filed therein, a certified copy of whieh you are herewith served, tvithin ten days after the service on you of this summons—if served withiu this county ; or if served cut of this county but; within the First Judicial District, within twenty days after the service thereof; or if served out of tbe First Judicial District but in the State of California, within forty days after the service thereof; always exculsive of the day of service; or judgment by default will be taken iigainst you. The said action is brought to recover against you a decree of said Court, dissolving the bonds of matrimony heretofore existing between you and the plaintiff, and to vest the sole guardiausbipand !^! custody of Robert Hilburn, infant, in the said -M plaintiff, and for costs of suit, and such otber and x~ further or general relief, as shall be agreeable to equ i ty. And if you fail to appearand answer the said complaint as above required, the said plaintiff will cause your default to be entered, and apply to the Court lor the relief prayed for in her complaint. Witness the Hon. Benjamin Hayes, Judge of our District Court aforesaid, the 1st day of March, A. D. 1859. [seal.] Attest: My hand and the seal of said Court, the day and year last above written. CHAS. R. JOHNSON. Clerk. Per John 0. Wubeler, Deputy. Scott &, Landeh, Attorneys fbr Plaintiffs, in li 5 the Calaveras.— '■ higher at pr 'Stockton Repub soneith vneatcrop _ lately on the rive: rhe gophers, how "ill be some ben- as occasioned las "y the flooding were carried aw? ravine were da r $20,000. . ie., .-ays ; The water io the Ctjjon, ai,d Dry Creeks, was id Tuesday than ever known A doctor in towi on for "a sick lady „ ,^,vUiiys8it I ''Anew bonnet, a cashmere shav [gaiter boots." The lady recovered immediately. A miner late way io Sai gold, weigh- er $5,000. Ii onnty. the following prescrip days since : I,and apairof Guardian's Bale. UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER made March 25th, ]8o9, by tbe Hon. Probate, Court of Los Angeles County, in lhe matter of the J t guardianship of Polonia Day. widow, and Leonor, ■ Duis, Serafina aud Enrique, minor children of Ben- side of J;imin ^^j deceased. I shall proceed to sell atpub- 1 crons ''c auction, at fhe door ofthe Court House, in thei city of Los Augeles, to the highest bidder, for j cash, On MONDAY the Eighteenth day of APRIL at 10 o'o/ock A. M., the following described real property belonging to eaid widow and minor children to wit : AH that part of the lot formerly belonging to the said Benjamin Day, now deceased, situated at the southerly corner of Main and First streets in the city of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeli wbich lies between tbat part of said lot which now occupied by Phineas Bauning. and the lot of| Johc S. Griffin, fronting ou said Main street, audi running back to the Methodist Church property, wilh the tenements and appurtenances. GlUORGE CARSON, Guardian of said Widow and Minors. Los Angeies, March 2G, 1S59. ventors of the art, and seep ahead of all co WATCH REPAIRING is done by the best workmen, under our own i spection. and warranted for one year. Watches for repair sent to us by Express are attended to promptly. BARRETT & SHKIIWOOJO, 135 Montgomery street, between Clay and Commercial streets, jy26 tf SAN FRANCISCO. VESPLANCK & McMJLLIN, WHOLES4LE DEALERS IS GRJCEHfES AND PR0VI8I&NS, Comer of Sacramento and F'ront streets, San Francisco. Offer for Sale, at the Lowest Market Rates— 3000 Boxes Adamantine Candles ; 2000 '* New Layer Raisins ; 500 •' Pie Fruits and Preserves ; 200 " Oysters bestbrands; 200 Cases Leaf Lard; 100 Barrels Ex. Clear Po k ; S00 Firhiiis New June Butter; 200 Half-Barrels Family Mackerel; 200 Kits do do 500 Chests Green and Black Teas ; ..ALSO.. A Choice assortment of CASE GOOBS. jan22-3m EST igricul week ofthe I, and iagtd twolnT"?'6 jur* verdicts. t*o country towns ofMassachu- ji'ion that the Decest met with i"Unna,iou produced from on that the deceast came to his an accidental stroke of thuu No Lady will be admitted to the nest Woman Rights 0.j::vr:;i[.io!i who ..low not shave and >in base Moreover, the'officers are expected to wet a moustache, says a roguish excJh&nge, The common School Trustee of a town io Indi- „-,r, OQ~ ;.. - -■ ,,nfi [-(.port—" No common schools tranches ti aftbt: Euchar, Poker, —all unco old sledge; T^.imi?istratrix sale. on thi, 29th day of M ci, ISM t fl " 0™"t'' proceed to ael. at Pnhlru iui-iion , "" I j-.- thecoott Ho„;irro,'^sr2h„!|A O ilPOETElS & CE? W0t£SAL£M! "SAN rMNCBCO. ' their stock for the SPBING1 WEW AND FRESH GOODS, i U.E now receiviu TRADE of He . the trifle rho i rifle meanly ia meaner tha th e M to said Estate: _ .„„„ Iiu AH that certain lot of land frontino- nn o ■ Having been engamdln street, in the Ciiy and County of 1 l^nng San F,-anci«o for fhe8?. , Mate of California, n. ar the junction of Mam afi' fc,hL'mpeWeR ^at their an-ai hnnmr atwu,*-. ft .-., ■ ana thev can offer unequaled avortbem wilh their i'J'ULA't'TON. ^ Angeles,... me, 111i.40.ih.. Spring streets; bounded on the south-east by ^ ____ I Spring Btreet : on tbe south-west by th» lot. of Fie Never acknowledge au enemy, or see an affront, rirf"' '!°! °T0CUPied Jy Henry Hamilton as the von n in beln it ,)fflcti °' ttlt! Llls Anf?eles Star; on the north west • ' ' p ' , j, by a lot of land conveyed to Francis Melius, by the v„,,„ _ , „-. »i_»aIji.j™ ^..,- ■ - Corporation ol the City of Los Angeies; and on if'EE'EEEEEffEEEE °"\ ^'^ -■- * '-j <i>-> '-.,»„ ,„• ,.,i,.y „,,„,„;«„;,,,,.. tliy described nrcmn ints are such, that :ments to such as lectio slit _.M.^V™ W'if *?VSE__ I e^ fcrTbed ISSS-VS.-*. lot-07 <"-<ioa«M- ,",' suaranteed 8_NUIHE ^ prices. All OIN li ra, Bakers, Brewers. Co,, -a, Assavers of (}„ld HM. , Barbers, Hotel Keepers .„la red ,li FAMILY PATENT MED1 'Ot from the proprietors and I —■ and at the lowest trade c",° U.-M,„u | „<.,P „_, a"«es in th. -".'""".v. I,'., ieit,.,- ,., ,,„:,':, I J'^"'''"'"' "" rrnts.~ <> '^l.V. Ui!. [.,(,,.,- ,.„,.(. i,!-',,,^,..-"^"'""'':'". er other , «" ,V.„.,,S .1,1 pund;; ful(]|ui. p t ^mgek VOL. VITI. Cog Angeles Star: PUBLISIIKO HVllRV SATURDAr MORNING, At No. 1, Pico Bo,lo,ngs, Spring Street, Angeles, BY H. HAMILTON. LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATUEDAY, APEIL 16, 1859. NO. 49. TERM! Subscription, per annum, h For Six Mouths, For Three Months...'.'."'. Single Number .'".' \wmm fek. advance. .$5 00 ■ 3 00 2 00 0 25 sper square Advbbtismmhsth inserted at TwoDollars of ten lines, for the first insertion ; and One Dollar per square for each subsequent insertion A liberal deduction made to Yearly Advertisers AassTd.— The folio- ized Agents for the Sta L. P. FMKSE. Buhss & l'3i;il!ii(;s, p,^t (Vf1j 'ing gentlemen are autho .....San Francisco. San Gabriel. Monte. Santa Barbara. San. liernai'dino. BELLA UNION HOTEL 3M.ai.xi Street, C. E. THOM, Attorney aim Counsellor at La LOS ANGELES. offi'c i" Pieo Buildings, Spring street. J.V8 E. J. C. KEWEN, Attorney and Counsellor at Law. LOS ANGELES, Cal., Will practice in theCourtsol the Fikht Judicial District, the Supreme Court, and the U. S. District (Jourt oi the Southern District of California. Office, in Temple's Building, opposite Mellus'e store. Jan. 1st. 1859. "^LOAN & -REYNOLDS, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, OFFICE—lu Pica's Brtclc Bnlldlug, Near the Court House, Spring S'.reet. ¥.. W, P. SLOAN. Los Angeles, April 4, 1859. s. p. BBTKOLDa apS I^OS A1VGEI.ES. FLASHMER & WINSTON, PROPRIETORS. DR. C. WELSH, THIS HOTEL, soloi Southern California, I known as the best _. ..... having passed into Hbe hands of the present Proprietors, has been, thoroughly refitted, and many additions made to its accommodations Strangers, nnd gentlemen with their families, will fiad this an agreeable home, at all times. Tbe table will be supplied, as heretofore, with all the delicacies of tbe market. oct2 'ETTE U®fEiT ;&C£VI:o. Street, OPPOSITE THE BBLLd UAiCX LOS AJVCJEL.ES; THI-S Establishment offers superior in duecinents to lhe traveling public, and es ^■pecitlly to those wishing a quiet home. Thi location is desirable, the establishment large and commodious, witb rooms—-single and for families— clean and well furnished, aud a table well supplied with the choicest viands and delicacies ot tbe season —as is well known by those who have favored the faou-e witli their patronage The Proprietor will use every exertion, and ne- c-lcct nothing, to give his guests entire satisfaction EBEREAKrD & KOLL. Los Angeles, Decll, lb58. J. Wholesale anil Retail DRUGGIST, s18 MJUY STREET, LOS AJYGELES. SPIES & SMALL MAIN STKEET—Front of Commercial. feb 19 THK BED. O bed ! O bed ! delicious bed 1 That heaven upon earth to the weary head ! But a place that to name would be ill-bred, To ttie head wilh a wakeful trouble— 'Tis held by such a different lease I To one. a place of comfort and peace, All sfulhd with the down ol stubble geese, To another with only the stubble ! To one a perfect halcyon nest, All calm, and balm, aud quiet, and rest, And solt as the fur of the cony— To another, so restb-ss for body and head, That, tbe bed seems borrowed from Ncltlebed, And the pillow from Stratford, the Stony I To the happy, a first class carriage of ease, To the Land of Nod, or where you please ; But alas I for tbe waicbers and weepers, Who turn, and turn, aud turn again, But turn, and turn, and turn in vain, With an anxious brain. And thoughts in a train, That does run upco sleepers 1 Wid" awake as the mousing owl. Niirht hawk, oi other natural fowl— But more profiles vigils keeping- Wide awake in the dark they stare, Filling with phantoms the vacant air, As ii tbat crook backed tyrant Care Had plotted to kill theui sleeping. And oh ! when tbe blessed d'urnal light Is quenched by the providential night. To render our slumber more certain, Pity, pily the wretches that weep, Fur they must be wretches who cannot sleep When Gofl himself draws the curtain ! H. F. SWAIN, RESIDENT DEKT.ST3 LOS ANGLLES. Temple's Block, Mai" Hire rclaX i nearly opposite Entrance through Dr. T. J, White's Drug StOi UNITED STATES HOTEL. ^E^tis^L Street, Eos Angeles. THE SUBSCRIBER having leased the above establishment, begs leave to inform ttb) puhlic that fie lias refilled atul eb£ob .lislied the same, and that it will be con- i the very best style. The table will be liberally supplied with everything ths market affords, and every care will be taken to make the UNITED STATES HOTEL a comfortable home for boarders. A tached to the Hotel is a BAR, where the best of liquors and cigars are kept Terms, moderate tu suit the times T. WEAVER. Los Angeles. Dec. 22, 1S58. J. J. BIRGE, Surgeon X>oixtxsst? HAYING returned to Los Angeies. for the pur pose of 1 oca tin;: permanently has op'iied nn otBce in the DAGUBRREAN BUWLIN'G. ' ' " bi'ow the Post Office. -■■-■''— ■- perations appertaining Main sheet, three doi where he is prepared io perform all SURGICAL AND MECHANICAL, to the profession. * WM. H. SHORE, Notary 3F»iil3l±o- jan29 "ITH E DROWN. Hoofing I Roofing I jMLeisstics Xloofiiis 11! E. P. RUSSELL'S PJTEJ\T. FEASCIS MELLUS, EAVINC purchased the patent right of the above valuable invention, for the purpose of supply- tig the counties 01 Los Angeles, San Bernardino md San Diego, is now prepared to execute all orders with which he may be favored. The public are aware that it lias been the study of cientifie men, architects and builders, for many years to discover au article for Roofing purposes, that will withstand sudden changes of climate, be impervious to water, and of sure protection against fire. Tbe nventorof this ''oofiug labored many years to com- line articles which would answer the above purpose tnd obviate the difficulties ot rust and decay attend- tut upon tin aud shingles, and the destruction by Lhe sun and fros' of the various compositions us* d for roofing. This he succeeded in doing, and now, alter six years of the severest trial we would iuvite the careful atteiitien ot all interested in such matters, believing that they will be fully convinced ot its practical value both for durability and economy, in which respects wc believe that its equal is not at present known. This roofing can readily be applied to roofs of eviry description, either steep or flat, and cau be put on over shingles or tin, being much cheaper than the first and at half the cosi ot the latter. Two coats ol the mastic put on over an old leaky tin roof, will ra ike it, as good as new at one-third of the cost. In preparing this roofing a heavy drilling or canvass is used, whieh is thoroughly saturated with a perfectly water proof pieparathin, alter which it receives a thick coating, upon both sides, of the flour ol soapstone, which sets into the texture ofthe canvass, aud gives it a firm body, making it very elastic and durable. After the canvass, as prepared, is put upon the roof, another coating ol mastic,which is tbor.iii"-hly tilled with sand, is given it, making it fireproof in every respect. By exposure, this coating becomes firm and solid, giving y„u a roof that cau be walked upon with perfect impunity, and as durable as an> thing known; and we do most candidlv and unhesitatingly believe, far superior to anything ot the ki d yet discovered ; and alter a severe !est ot many years, .-tand as reliable aud good as when first, put on. without change or decay. All that we ask is, that a ■arelul examination may be given it, and we feel convinced tbat it will bear all the recommendation which we offer of it. Annexed we give vou the names of some oftbe parsons using this roofing, and to whom we are at lib« ty to refer: — aEFERHflCJES. — TN 1QSTON'.—Uuion Cla-hCo. IvLlbyst.; American Brass Tubn Go. 105 State St.: C. Byuv, a.vcliilmrrL 40 State st: Hn- vev&Gi). "< Uui'i:limit's row: ''' l:' Hi'ritirocb, furuitu- C. DUGOSVliVlUN, WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER, Wholesale md Retail Dealer in X'aHcy Goods, Books &. Stationery, TOBACCO, P11ES. tlGAHS ; Window Glass, Oils and Colors, Varnishes, Turpentine, &c. &c. &e, The most varied and exit be found out of .-an Francisi From Washington. Washixuton. March 20.—Official information will go out in tc-morrow's Pacific mail of tlie rati* ficntion of the new treaties witb the Indians in Oregon and Washington. As thia took place during the late extraordinary session ol the Senate, after Congress had adjourned, uo appropriation could be made to carry them into immediate effect. It was mainly owing to the explanations of Gen. Lane that these ireaties were ratified, that gentleman having convinced his brother Senators that tbey would tend to a permanent peace. He bad the effective support of Senator Gwin and Es- Govemor Stevens in his persevering * Iforts. By these treaties the title to fifty million acres f land will be extinguished at a cost to this Go eminent of 3£ cents per acre. Ou that occasion resolution was passed almost unanimously, pro- iuing tbat hereafter when it is proposed to buy Indian lauds, tbe Senate shall first be consulted before entering into treaty stipulations. Should it be found impracticable to make ar- langemeBta by which the mail service can be performed by meansofceriificat.es, and should it be decided between now and the 26th inst. to call an extra session of Congress, a telegraphic dispatch nu that day to New Orleans, could be forwarded ; stock on hand, to sppll St. L jS^ ~Z -A. "ETL X>, IMPOKTER. And Wholesale and Retail Dealer iu Freisclij EaiglisH aisd American Dry Goods. Corner of Melius Row Los Angeles. any 2 FLEISHMAN & SICHEL, IMP-ORTERS AArD DEALERS IN Hardware, Crockery, Paints, Oils, ate;, &c Brick Building ■» - - - Ijos Angeles Sweet. PHINEAS BAMMING, Forwarding and Commission Merchant, LOS ANGELES AND SAN PEDRO. o!0 India ■.,:Vorri IN ioMUKRVlLLE—Benj. tt 1 11 iioXBURY—Win .Barton wbolenali Wanhburn, Qt-jlney M ! ■ riticknoy KCo, lumber Main st.: T. & JLowe, at, builder: E. E. Cole, :on, builder: Johnson & Levett, ■d JlcKetchnie, builder: Thos. I\ DOBCHE9TER- Y\F'V[.;pon'<;1'.'S'--EOlyn \Hy IM -ipuiSTGl"lEU>—fi- Gray nin President Wi R. B. IN 1*\LL l^IVi^i.— !licb;i-i-'i l!i)"den, Pres T. Borden. Glebe Print Works. r. M ". IjIjU o. Junction Main and Sprii Los A-i-reles Sept. 25,1868. Hiperinttmileiitoilivorks. perintendent, C.W. Cha,- sj-^XjiT -fj-om rS^-CIU. 1O0O Bags of Salt for sale, by snM FEANCIS MELLUS. jujtn rror.r.KR. j. j TOMr.rs.sor.'. GOLLER & TOMLSNSON, Forwarding and Commission Merchants, LOS ANGELES and SAN PEDRO, Cal. Ii. E. Raimond, Agt. at 'San Francisco. July 3, 1858. nov6 BACH MAN &, CO, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN GiocerEes, Wines, Liquoi'S, lotlilng, Hard* Prodnee, Hides, and Wooltnkcti Los Angeles street, second boifse cial street. Ja; eselinnge. ri Oommer- .si. 1859. FRANCIS MELLUS, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER in Groceries, Hardware, Paints, Oils, Ac. &c. JUNCTION OF MAIN AND SPRING STREETS JLOS AlfGELKS. anl6 E. H. WORKMAN & BRO. Saddlers and Harness Makers, TEMPLES MARBLE FRONT BLOCK, Will keep constantly on band un assortment oi SacldMes, Harness, &c. &c. Re; sail- JOHN L. SMITH, WORKER IN ASPHALTUM, RESPECTFULLY informs Hie citizen! of Los Anrreles, Ibnt he has permsuiently established! himsell in this ci ly, aod thai any orders tor Hooting, Flooring, oc Pavements, will lje prooipt.iy attended to, bv leaving them at the Bella Union Hotel, or this office. Ieb)2 SADDLERT. M. RO^TET, HAS tbe honor to announce to tbe Public, tbat ue still OhTiea on his business Pt the old stand, as above, and having in his employment competent workmen, he is prepared to execute all orders with which be may hi nnfactnrini PlncHnrri. i favored, iu the Ma- s,Carriage, Repairing, and Mernllii <>f nil binds. Also, every tiling in the Saddlery Business. Lob Angelee, Not. 8lst, 1868. i'ro-.n that port, to intercept at Acapulco the ruai] which will leave New York for lhe Pacific to- niorrew. Senor Mala, tbe Minister of the Juarez Government, left Washington to-day, on his return to Vera Cruz, by way ol New Orleans. Tbe Union of to-day contains another argument ■f two co'.uinns iu length, from Mr. Gillett, to ■ how that the revenues of the Post Office Department ean be appli> d to the service without a spe- uia-1 appropriation by law. Gen. Lane returns to Oregon by tbe steamer of lie oih. The Sickles trial will take place Monday week Exjrovei nor Badger assists the District Attorney in tbe prosecution ofthe case. Geo. P. Morris, editor of the Home Journal, bas been appointed Consul at Havre. Retrenchment at Washington.— A comparison of the estimtii'-iis sabmittcd to Congress tor the various departments of the public service, and of the sum finally embraced in the appropriation bills, would convey tbe impression that real and great retrenchment bad been not ouly resolved on, but actually carried out. The following table shows first tbe sums put in the bills originally, and next those actually appropriated : Required. Approved. Roduct'o' \Iilitavv Aciulesny S ISrUCS 8 [TSJ.fiSS S 6.3J0 !u, '■ ii ■',-. .out 1.86lUi.n l.Ti.'T.oOS Gv.i, l.-LJT. C.,ii-ulai-i.'ii.i I'n.lumatic l'OVS.SfiO ".i)47.,''.iu 29.125 Army 16,225,762 HS.689,fi46 6115,907 ''Vu'i.r.luuiVial.' 7,151.704 fi,745,743 405.061 n'iw'Y 10,500.^70 10,051.048 2,8-;0,327 i'ovt'iik'atiuiid OOJ.IOO JOa.000 201,000 (Inerease.) Mir-.-i-Dimeous 4.32:i.:;81 ' •2..'i4r,.000 1,078,;.-S1 J-rota lhe Kfew York Tribune, March 8. The Hon. BtBJStt "W'alsli Killed. Bloody ruotOBd wore rife yesterday in eonuection with the sudden and violent death of the Hou. Mike Walsh. About 5 o'clock io the mornini-, the wartn but lifeless body of Mr. Walsh was found by Policeman Courtney ofthe Sixteenth Precinct, ly' ing at the foot of a steep iiigbt of s^onc steps loading to a basement, under tbe millinery store, No. 13S Eighth avenue. The Officer had passed that Wiiy balf an hour before, but did uot see any person there. The Bteps aie eight in number, and unusually steep. On the sides they are guarded by railings, but at tbe irout there is no rail nor guard, and as tbey cut into the sidewalk some what deeply, they are rather dang-.roua. Auy person who might happen to stumble near th could uot save himself from a fall of a! lea.sl ten feet. The bottom step is within eight iuihcs ot tbe door. It was upon this that the head ofthe deceased rested, face up. his body lying with his feet elevated toward the sircet. A small pool ol blood wliich had flowed from a slight scalp wound in the back of the besd, lay upou the lowest step. When we state tbat Mr. Walsh had been out until a late hour in the morning, indulging rather freely, and that when his friend Mr. Geo. Wilkes and he left the Hone House, at 2 a.m.. with tbe avowed intention of going home forthwith, he was quite under the influence of liquor, it would strike one as most probable that while staggering homeward, he bad stumbled, aod fallen down tbe cellar way, where he was found, and died there of congestion. This would appear to be the most probable theory, aud it is sustained by the medical tee- timony. Doubtless the Ial] stnuned him, if it did not produce concussion ofthe brain, leaving him helpless; and being a man of lull habit, a noted boil vivant, and at the time ofthe fall quite tipsy —from tbe position iu whieL he lay, head down, ward, it would not strain the imagination to suppose that under such circumstances he died of congestion of the brain. But the body ie found stripped of its valuables- A costly gold watch, the gift of (he widow ol Geo. Steers a heavy gold chain, the diamond ring worn n the lelt hand, and all the money, aav? a few coppers in the pockeis, are missing. What Ghoul has stripped tbe dead? Were thet-fl article") sfolen before or after death ? Was the helpless inebriate hurled down the abyss by some ruffian hand for plunder ? These are questions which gag _■".-: themselves very unpleasantly, and throw a vail of mystery over the melancholy aflair, that !a cer tainlyjperplexing as well aa painful. Joseph Tlocb bar, wbo left him in his cups at the Hone House, at 2 o'clock in tbe morning, says he often asked Walsh if he was not afraid to go home po lat while under the influence ul liquors. He repllei From tho Snnilivkh Inlnndi. The eruption nf Mamm Loa still continued", and had been visited by large numbers of persons, including many ladies. Iu grandeur and beauty, says the Advertiser, no eruption within the memory of men now living can compare with the present. It difiers from most previous ones in the fountain-like manner la which the lava is ejected from two hundred to five hundred feet. It in seldom that eruptions occur combining a great Uow ot lava with such a lofty spouting. That of 1852 is the only exception. The Oeatek of Ku.iNEA.—This crater, aa we learn from travelers, bas, since the present eruption began, been quite active, and is now an object well worth visiting. It is somewhat singular tbat the lava does not rise and overflow iu it while it is raised several thousand feet higher in the* central craters of Maun a Loa. lt would seem that Kilanea is but remotely connected with the shaft, that is uow sending out lava. Move Guano DiacovetieB. We noticed a low week ago, on lhe arrival of the U. S. Exploring Schooner Fennimore Cooper, that valuable guano deposits bad been discovered on French Frigate Reef, situated to the west northwest ofthese Islands. Wo learned also that the island has been formally taken possession ofia the name of the United States. Proposed Monument to Oapt> took. A movement has been made in Honolulu toward erecting a monument at Kcaiakeakua Lay, on the ipot where the great circumnavigator^ Capt. Cook, fell. The schooner J. D. Caw, from the Arctic re" gions, reports the total loss of the whaling bark Black Wariior, near Frenchman's Lagoon, about the 20th December. Only a very small portion of the cargo was saved ; officers and men safe. Iron Ill.'fgirif^. The brig Scotsman, from London, at Honolulu, is provided with wire standing-rigging. Even the jib and brace pennants aro of this material, and are said by the officers to work well. She ia also provided with patent reefing apparatus, by which the necessity of going aloft in had weather is obviated. failed. ToLUs.. 860.40^,417 *68,783,aefl $5,669,51i of the pnotal service bills, there appears to have been a cutting dowu of more than live and a half millions from the estimates, tbe heaviest item of which is in the Navy, and is said to come from the N-'Vj Yards iu a great degree, Postmaster General's Remains. Washington, March 1 h—The Postmaster Gene- 1's remains lay instate this morning in theeast room of the President's house, and crowds throng- id thither. The K-'rvicescoinmei.ced at noon. The luneral uddreiS was delivered by Rev. Mr. Gratiberry ot tbe Southern Methodist Church.— President, his Cabinet, and distinguished gentleman connected with all the branches of the Gov- rrent, the relatives of the deceased, aud others, were present, together with the Diplomatic Corps, who were in tuH Court dress. The procession was very long, being formed of iblic and private carnages. While the cortege is moving tbe bells were tolled aud minute guns ed. The pavements were lined with spectators. The corps was deposited in the Congressional cemetery, to be hereafter removed to Tennessee. Bx-Goveriior Bnshl-ird. Madison, Wis., March lO.-The Legislative Com- miitee, consisting of three Republicans and two Democrats, appointed at therequest ofex Goveruoi Basbford. to investigate tbe charges ol em-rap : preferred against bim iu connection with posaloflaud grams to the Lacrosse Railroad Com pany have made a unanimous report, fully exon. crating Into, and justifying his official conduct u being highly honorable, and in the opinion of th. committee, directed solely to the promotion of th* beet interests of the State. ihe dis the body was found, one hand was upon the heart, and the ether under tbe back. Officer Vosburgh, who was ou duty at the corner of Eighth avenue and Nineteenth street, less than' two blocks from where the body was found, fancied tbat be heard a cry of " watch--' about 4i o'clock: and ran up tbe avenue to discover the source whence it came ; but meeting a fellow officer who did not hear it, he thought it must have come Irom below, and, retracing his steps, Jisteued to hear if tbe cry was repeated. It was not. Tin re was a bail iu tbe neighborhood, and a greatjmaoy people were about at that time. What sortofpeo. pie were they, and did oua of them hurl poor Walsh down the steps, and. while he lay helpless- rob him ? Was that solitary cry of " Watch"' his dealh shriek " Or the haud over tbe heart raised to prevent the waich (rom being stolen from the vest pocket? These sre all questions which th public ask themselves, and which the coroner and his jury will do well lo inve^tagate. Kbep it BBFOHfi Tins Peoplk.-—That before Mr. Buchanan's election, tne New York Tribune de Olared that " as sure as there was a God in heaven'' if he were elected all our territories would bamade slave States ; and this infamously and designedly false and wicked declaration was echoed in substance by the whole Fremont | arty. Look at the result. Two years ot Mr. Buchanan's wise and judicious administration will have expired on the 4th of March. During this time two free States have been admitted in opposition to the host (worst) efforts of the Tribune pack Other territories are biding their time and maturing arrangements fbr a like welcome from the National Democracy, who, alone, ever have and ever will welcome and admit new sist, rs to our glorious confederacy, in spite ot the combined efforts of Nig- erism, Kuovvnothingism of whatever other detestable ism may spring up, to bang at a loathsome excrescence upon the Banner of the Union.—Montrose (Pa) Democrat. AAtt.w FtUtbUBtertag Seliemc. Ppiiaiiklpiua, March 19.—The New York Tri' bunc:s Washington correspondent says a new ii 1Li— battel ing expedition against Nicaraugna has been organizing for some lime, and Gen. Walkcr'tJ departure for Calilornia is directly connected with it, as the enterprise will start (rom the Pacific side. His recent profession of the Catliolic faith is believed to be designed to propitiato Mcmayuuu sentiment, but it wili uot succeed since he is known and dctec^d. Gen. Ileuningsen's emigration scheme, ostenai- simllaE purpose, with an understanding as to a future reudezvous and junction of forces. The net balance in the Treasuiy, according to lhe weekly statement, is seven millions, but a material portion of thia is derived from liie sale of tho recent, loan. A Sau Fact—The Staie Superintendent ol Public Instruction says: It is lamentably true thai during fhe past five years the State of California ba- paid $754,193 80 for tbe support of criminal.- aud but $284,183,G9 for the education of the young. In other "voRls. she has puid nearly three limes as much for the support of an average of 400 crimi. ualsasfor the training of 30.000 children. To make lhe point more forcible, the figures show lhat she has expended $1,855 on every criminal- and $9 on every child. The First LaoY Passexoeb!—The first female passenger through from the hlusl by flic Overland Mai! £tage, came in last evening. Her name i Mrs. Lovejoy, and her husband lives in Yivka.— When Mrs. Lovejoy started irom St. LoniS Bhe was quite unwell, but the trip has so improved her health lhat she says she never fell better in her life that now. This long journey is evidently hc-dUby.—A'attoual. Mrs. Lovgoy may be the first lady passengerB from the tiast, but a lady made tbe through pas- San Francisco, very shortly after the ifthe line. sage inauguration James Fowzer, charged with the murder of Wm. Durie, was tried on tho 7th in the Fourth District Couit, and acquitted. Several gentleman, on the Tub " GtiEY Eyed Man."—Gcu. William Walker has takeu up his residence on tbe corner of Wash* ing ton and Pike streets. He keeps himsell secluded, receiving very few visitors aud himself visiting no one. Col. Bruno Matzumar, the General's right band man, Is, however, daily to be seen promenading the streets of our city. He is a remarkably handsome man and dresses with uncep- tionable good taste. If he is, ns he is said to be, a Nicaraguan, he evidently exhibits Teutonic extraction. From the large number of letters he posts daily, the General and himself appear to carry on an extensive correspondence,—.Yational VebDICT in thk Oakland Inquest.—The following verdklt was rendered by the Coroners jury which sat in inquest upou the bodies of those who were killed by lhe explosion of the Contra Cosla's boiler and died in Oakland : "We find '.hat deceased came to their deaths from injuries received by the explosion of one of boilers of the steamboat Contra Cosla, on Sunday, tha 3d day ef April, A. D. 1851*. We also find that the explosion was occasioned by the rapid accumulation of steam., whilst working the engine slow, in crossing the bar at the mouth ofthe San Antonio creek, and which should have been re. licved by the engineer's raising the safely-valve.'' Celestials Off.—No less than 173 " children of the Sun" sailed for the '■ Flowery Empire" in the clipper ship, Fearless, yesterday. IVe learn that they carried off about £90,000 amongst them, which divided equally will make them independent in China—ii. Trbasubb mm Passbnobrs.—Both steamers which sailed yeslerday were crowded with passengers—the Golden Age carrying 800 persons (20 of wdiom went via. Tehauntcpec) and the Uncle Sam taking 715. The treasure shipment which went per Golden Age was $2,061,705.— lb. CAi-iroBxiA Coal.—The Placerville Observer fates that the coal bed recently discovered in imador county has been thoroughly tested and found to be general. The bed is supposed to be in- xhaustible. Arrangements are being made for vorkinir the vein. It is hoped that the coal will soon bo in the market. lN.rc;tY to Fill'it.—The recent severe frosts have destroyed almost the entire peach crop in the val- c/. We learn that Mr. Sheppard's lar^e peach jrchard, aud a few others like his, located at iho foot oftbe mountains and par! ia ly sheltered have leaped.— San Jose Telegraph. A. correspondent of the Morning Call says, Mount Shasta has an altitude of about 21 000 leet, ead ot 14.500 as was formerly supposed, Thi? allitude was determined by Capt, Becltwith, U. S. Topographical Engineer ; and although hewasuu- ble lo determine the exact numbers, yet be was nabled to determine lhat it exceeded 16,000 feet; und he has asserted that its approximate height ia 21,000 feet above tbe ocean. A nugget of gold orth $2,000, i fouud re- endition of the verdict, warmly congratulated cenily «i Bath, Placer count him on the result. bank 130 feet above the bed rock. imbedded in the |||l
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 8, no. 49, April 16, 1859|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The English weekly newspaper, Los Angeles Star includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "The bed", "From Washington", "Retrenchment at Washington", "Postmaster General's remains", "Ex-Governor Bashford", "The Hon. Mike Walsh killed", "Keep it before the people", "A sad fact", "The first lady passenger", [col.5] "From the Sandwich Islands", More guano discoveries", "Proposed monument to Captain Cook", "Iron rigging", "A new fillibustering scheme", "The 'grey-eyed' man", "Verdict in the Oakland inquest"; [p.2]: [col.1] "Meeting of the State Central Democratic Committee", "The Democratic State Convention", "Primary elections", "No extra session", "Municipal election", [col.2] "Sacramento correspondence", [col.4] "Letter from S. A. Bishop, esq.", "Letter from Utah", "Call for more troops", "The grand jury", "Another battle with the Comanches", [col.5] "Legislative", "The Key and Sickles tragedy"; [p.4]: [col.1] "The last leaf", "Speak not harshly", "The creation of woman", [col.2] "The Pope and the Prince of Wales", [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 1859-04-10/1859-04-22|
|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. 49, April 16, 1859|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m228|
|Part of Collection||Los Angeles Star Collection, 1851-1864|
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[E;!eEi'/i( a/it/ Hod,-ing ihe Cradle."]
What is the little one thinking about'.'
Very wonderful things no doubt.
fj'iiwrii'.cn history !
Unlailiomable mystery !
Tet he laughs and cries aud eats aud drinks
And chuckles and crows and nods aud winks
As if bis head were as bill of kinks,
Aud curious riddles as any sphinx 1
Warped by colic, and wet by tears,
Punctured by pins, and tortured by fears,
Our link: nephew will dose two years;
And he'll never know
■ liie ;,iii;:r't!i'!> go ;
n. lapLgb, for he'll lind it so 1
Wbal does he think ofhis mother's eyes ?
What dees lie III ink ofhis motlier'B hair?
What of the cradle roof that flies
Foi ward and Uicii'vuul ilivou-ii the air?
What docs he think of bis mother's breast—
Baiv and beautiful, smooiii rim.] white,
Se^ kiufif it ever witb pore delight—
Cup of his jny ami conch of his rest;
What does he think when her quick embrace
Prcsse- his band aud buries his face
Deep where the heart-throbs sink and swell
Wiih a tenderness she cau never tell,
Though she murmur the words
Of all ihe birds-
Words she bas learned to murmur well I
Now he thinks he'll go to sleep!
I can see ihe shadow creep
Over his eye-, in soft eclipse,
Over his brow and over his lips,
Out to hie little finger-tips!
Sol': ly siiikiug, (low ii he goe? I
[Rises and raref'uily retreats to her seat.j
See! He is hushed in sweet repose!
Anbcdotb ok Da. Webster, a Scotch Minister.
—In 177-1, Dr, Webster was a popular pivncher of
the Kiik of Scotland, in Edinburgh. Business
brought liim io London, and ono day, when pacing the Ilcuse of Lords, his curiosity induced him
to make an effort to step In aod see tbem. None
e admitted without an order, except noblemen's
servants. Webster, being Ignorant oftbe rule, re-
" What; L-ird do yon belong to?'' said the doorkeeper.
To the Lord Jehovah.''replied Websfer.
The Lord Jehovah/" repeated fhe keeper "I
have kept here seven years, but I have never beard
of sucii ii Lord, Jack.-' .-.-.ud he to his fellow-keeper
on the front steps, " here's a chap wdio says I e belongs to Lord Jehovah; don't you kuow such a
"Never heard of him,'* says Jack.
"Batr"-BayB Webster, (willing to keep up the
Ulu~uon>) " there is Bach a Lord."
" Pase'em in.-''said Jack, " I s'pt
In the matter ofthe Estate of Bernardo yorba, Deceased.
V OTICE is hereby given to all persona having
l claims against tne Estate of Bernardo Yorlia,
deceased, to present the same, witb the necessary
voueht'i'S, within ten mouths from the date hereof,
to the undesigned. Executors of said Estate, at the
residence of PrudenCio Yorba, in Santa Ana, Los
Angeles county, or the same will be forever barred
Los Angeles. Dec. 24, 1868. dec25
STATE OF CALIEORA1A, t
County of Los Angeles, j
ii tine District Court or (lie First Judicial Dis
Benjamin D. Wilson, Plaintiff,
He who checks a child with terror,
Slops ils (day and stills its song,
Not alone commits an error,
But a great and moral wrong.
Give it play and never fear it ;
Active liie is no defect;
Never, never break its spirit-
Curb it only to din Ct.
Would you /Hop the flowing river.
Thinking it would cease to flow?
Onward it must flow forever —
Better teach itnvhere to iro
I This occurred at a period when there was uot
one in twenty of all tbe manufacturing ^"d rural
districts in England who could read the Bible or
write bif own name. Sabbath schools were Introduced iu 17s;;. Now the people are idtelligent
and happy, and cannot only read and write, but
have fouud out who the " Lord Jehovah" is.—
Eatiuxg ix 'ni:.; Vt:.\u Sua.—A pleasant correspondent oj" tiie IVistuu Pout, writing from Jerusa-
le n, thus humorously describes his Dead Sea bath :
Tbe Dead Sea has nothing of the desolation
which it bas beeu the pleasure of travelers to de-
get ibe, and it seemed to smile at the seorel dri ad
With '.vhich it inspires the pilgrim. I. of course.
took a bath here; aud lor a swimmer who has a ■
fancy to keep his legs as well as his head out o
■vnter. I can imagine that it must be quite pleaS'
.nt. My French friend, who is not a little inclin-
a to corpulency, complained that he could uot get
!uwn into the water, and floated about, now one
ide up, now another, for all the world like an in-
flati d bli-der. On emerging rrom the water it was
illy evapoiated by the sun; aud the salt erys
ing en our bodies, gave us tbe appearance of
i«t.«,i oH-kfl of rock eaudy, or a family reseui-
PROBATE COU 11 T.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, »
Los Angeles County, j
In the Matter of tbe Estate of Milliard f.
:S5Gmepeor|^r0TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the undersign
I i\ ed, Administrat.'x of the above named estate
tn tlio nraVKtAi* «* — <> •■" — - >-—•'-- -• *
to the creditors of, and all persons having claims
against mrA deceased, to exhibit the same, wiilt ihe
necessary vouchers, within ten mouths fi om tbe first
publication of tbis notice, to the undersigned, or
her Attorney, E. J. C. Kkwen, at his Office, in the
city of Los Angeles.—Dated, October 9th, 1858
of said Disi
log I 1
stin Machado, et aL, De
of Los Angeles, in the o
Kof tho Stat* of Califor
if the eleri
vernment ofthe United States.
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