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VOL. 5. LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATURDAY, JAJST7AKY 26, 1856. Inress €mh. O. TV. Childs & Co , WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE. ALSO, MANUFACTURERS OP TIN, SHEET IRON AND COPPER WARE, Los Angeles Struct, dec22-tf y^Los Angeles. SAMUEL ARBUCKLE, Auction & Commission Merchant LOS A1NGELES, CAL. Sale Room, Principal Street, Opposite Temple's Building. - tia- Sales of MERCHANDISE every THURSDAY. I A3" Sales of HORSES aud MULKS every MONDAY. . t£S- Particular attention given to the sale of Real Estate feb22-tf HOME MANUFACTORY, MAIN STREET, OPPOSITE TEMPLE'S BLOCK. Toy 8l Brother, Saddle and Harness Makers, Keeps constantly on hand an assortment of SJLDBLES, harness, BRIDLES, WHIPS, COLLARS, SADDLE WARE, &c. W-e we als-3 prc|ia,re£ to execute all kiadp of work in our tine at t'lae shortest possible notice. A superior lot of California Bitts and Spurs always on hand. «ctl9 »54tf—decS B. J. VIRGIN. ARCHITECT AND BUILDER. BUILDINGS OF BRICK. WOOD er ADOBE contracted for <ixs fee delivered complete. gg- ELEVATIONS and SPECIFICATIONS drawn for public or private houses. * Of*, CHAIN PUMPS put ep and warranted to give satis faction or uo charge. ' /gg- JOBBING of all kinds done at short notice- *(H cHOP on Fort Street, near the Jail. l"s An'Hie*, Sept. 1, 1855. No. 16—vf G C ALF^ANDER. D. W. ALEXANDER. PHINEAS BANKING i ALEMDEHS & BANNING, FORWARDING & COMMISSION MERCHANTS, SAN PEDRO AND L•0.S•ANGELES, CAL. AGENT.—H. N. ALEXAND&R, Los Angeles. Los Angeles August 25, 1855. No. 15—tf P. C. WILLIAMS, At the old stand of J. G. Nichols, Main Street WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN Groceries Liquors and Family STORES. C. E. THOM, C. SIMS. THOM & SIMS, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, OFFICE ON MAIN STREET, pposite the Bella Union Hotel.) BENJAMIN -S. EATON. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Main Street, Temple's Block, LOS ANGELES. DEAN & CARSON. Successors to Sanford & Carson. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Groceries, Provisions, Tinware, Stoves, &e., &e, Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper work done to order. flS* Bio Brick Stoke, Los Angeles St. No. 21—tf- mjjanfe, tfr. ►COME AND SEE!!!- A Rare Chance fo r Good j Bargains* J. L. MOEEIS & CO., At their Old Stand, COMMERCIAL. STREET, HAVE just received their FALL and WINTER Stock of CLOTHING-, consisting of an assortment from the best importations of Black and Colored Dress.and Frock Coats; BLACK CLOTH and BEAVER OVER-COATS j. BUSINESS SUITS, various styles; BLACK and FANCY CLOTH aud CASSIMERE PANTS: CLOTH, SILK and VELVET VESTS. An ample assortment of FURNISHING COODS. WOOLLEN, SILK & MERINO tJNDERSHIRTS; DRAWERS and HOSIERY; FINE LINEN, MUSLIN and COTTON SHIRTS, latest styles ; COTTON GOODS of all kinds. BOYS' CLOTHING. ALSO—A large stock of fine and coarse BOOTS and SHOES, HATS, CAPS, &c. And Fancy Goods generally. Tbe public are invited to examine our stock, which will be found to equal any offered for their inspection, and will be disposed off on liberal terms. J&* Remember the Store. Los Angeles, January 5, 1S-j6. tf CHEAP CASH STORE. Rich, Newmark & Co., Next Door lo their Old Stand, COMMERCIAL STREET, "TTTOt'LD respectfully inform tlieir friends and the pub- VV liy generallye\\%hat they have now on hand, aud are receiving by every steamer, a large and splendid assortment of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, together with a large stock of CLOTHING of the most fashionable and seasonable stylps, selected expressly for the trade in this city and vicinity. HATS, CAPS, BOOTS ANDSHOES ofthe most desirable and seasonable styles. CARPET BAGS AJYD TRUNKS. Ladles' and G-entlem-en'g Hosiery in great variety, And a thousand articles we have not room to enumerate. Their former patrons and a generous public are solicited to examine their stock before purchasing elsewhere, as tb-ey are determined to keep the best goods, and the prices cam not fail to suit. Don't forget the place, COMMERCIAL ST., next door to the aid stand. jan5 AUG. W. TIMMS. FarwardiBg and Commission Merchant, Sof Pkbko anb Los Angeles, Cal., ALEXANDER GIBSON. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, OFFICE OAT MAIN OoDosifce the U. S STREET, Hotel. E. L SCOTT & CO. Carriage Makers and Blacksmiths, JLOS ANGELES STREET, OPPOSITE MELLUS ROW. O. Ducomm xa-ix, ATCEMAKBR & BOOKSELLER, COMMERCIAL STREET, Los Angeles, Cal. Ctua. R_ Johnson. H. S. Allaxson. Johnson «fc Allanson, S'wcofssws to Alexander tfii Melius, WHeLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN GENERAL MERCHjR-QISE. Main at., Los Angel™. au!7 tf _COUNTY SURVEYOB'S OFFICE. ON Main.street, apposite J. G. Nichols, new brlek building. H. HANCOCK. County SORVEYOR. GEO. HANSON. Deputy. Los Ansr«Ie«. April 29.18SS. No. 50—tf NOTICE. THE UNDERSIGNED HAVING OPENED THE Xji*\r©*ry stable At the Old Stand formerly occupied by J. G. Nichols, Would inform tbie public that he has on hand TO LET, Hor.se8 and Buggies, Saddle Horses, Stabling for Horses, Ac, AU of which are on the most reasonable terms. Of-All orders attended to with despatch. WILLIAM W. JENKINS. N. B—Horses bought a,nd sold tWr Cash. nov24 3m NOTICE. THE undftrsigned having purchased the interest of Peter Roukr in the U. S. Livery Stable, would notify the public that they intend carrying1 on the Livery Stable business in all its branches at the old stand. GABRIEL ALLEN". CHATHAM HELMES. Los Anjrelefl. Januarv 12, 1R56. tf TO RENT, TWO R OOMS, either furnished or unfurnished, with the use of a parlor, will be rented to one pr ' two gentlemen, in the brick house near F. J. Al- varado's on Los Angeles street, or half of the house to a small family having no children. Apply to P. J. HOG AN, on the premises. janl2-tf IMPORTANT TO BUYERS OF GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS. GEOEGE K LAMSON-. Having just received, by latest arrivals from San Fran j cisco. a large and full assortment of GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS, WINES AND LIQUORS, is now prepared to offer BARGAINS to all having occasion to purchase- Embraced in this stock is •Superior quality SAM FRANCISCO FLOUR; Extr* CLEAR BACON in casks; No. 1 LEAF LARD: No. I CHINA and MANILLA-SUGARS;!] CRUSHED and POWDERED do; GREKN and BLACK TEAS, best quality; B tO amd JAVA COFFEE: SUGAR HOUSE STEUP. Also, a large variety of PRESERVED IRUITS, JELLIES and JAMS; PRESERVED MEATS in cans, including Oysters ..Lobsters, Turkey, Chicken, Clams, &c. Also, a full stock of WINES, LIQUOKSaad CIGARS, including SAZARAC BRANDY; OTARD, DUPUY & CO. BRANDY; PINET, CASTELLIONand AMERICAN BRANDY; MONONGAHELA WHISKY; . PINE APPLE GIN. Also, PORT, SH..RRY and MADEIR A. WINE; CHAMPAGNE, CLARET, &c. Together with a varied assortment of FAMILY STORES. Buyers from the country, and Families laying in tlieir winter stores, will find It to their advantage to call here before buying elsewhere, for the inducements which we are now prepared to offer fullv merit this extended notice. At the Old Stand, Nichols' Brick Building, Main street. Los Angel?*. dpcl— tf TO JLET. The subscriber offers TO LE1 his NEWLY , BUILT COTTAGE, situated on the corner ol First and Fort streets, in this city, with the fine CORRAL attached. For particulars enquire on the premises. _Jwv24.tt WJ&LfcAM B. OSBTON, M. T). Red and White Currants. 6)AA RED AND WHITE DUTCH CURRANTS, one and • V'" two years old, in a healty growing state, may be had upon very low terms upon application to <*ecl6 2t H. C. CABJ3WEI.U CLOTHING AMD DRY GOODS "E£M^*-OH.IXJ3M:. ELIAS. & "BROTHEB, TEMPLE'S BLOCK, MAIJV ST., Opposite the head of Commtrciai, Los Angeles, ARE CONSTANTLY RECEIVING BY each Steamer direct from ^Tew York, and have now in Store the largest, best and most desirable etock of Dry Goods and Clothing,, ev«r before offered in this section of the State, imported expressly for their own trade, and which they are now selling at Wholesale and Retail, at a small advance on New York prices Without enumerating all their articles, they would briefly say1 that they have en hand all kinds ofj-eady made clothing, for Gentlemen or Boys, that may be called for, of every description of style and quality usually found in gentlemen's furnishing stores. . Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes, of the most superior workmanship and ofthe most desira ble and fashionable kinds- Their stock of FAN-J3Y "AND STAPLE DRY GOODS is better than any in this City in quality and quantity, and embracesevery description of goods, which they will with pleasure exhibit to all who may favor them with a call. Tbe following catalogue embraces a few of their articles* SILKS—Colored, Black and more Antigue. SHAWLS—Chinese, English, French Silk, and Cashmere. , RIBBONS—Of allkinds, qualities and prices, GLOVES—White and Colored, Silk, 'Kid and Thread. fiDGEING—Jaconet Swisi-f and Muslin. LACES—Thread and Silk, superior. ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS. Black and figured Alpacas. Bombazines and Merinos ; Poplins, Plaids, DeLaines, &c. &e, WHITE GOODS. Thread, Lace, Capes, Collars and Chemisettes ; Irish Linens, Cambrics, Swiss and B*>ok Muslins ; Linen and Silk Handkerchiefs, of every description ; Sheeting and Shirting, bleached and unbleached. COLORED GOODS. Ginghams, Muslins and Calicoes, In groat variety ; Broadelothes, Cassimeres, Sattlnetts and Flannels. GENTLEMEN'S AND LADIES' HOSIERY. Silk and Cotton Umbrellas ; Muslin and Damask Window Curtains ; Trunks and Carpet Bags, of various sizes and prices. BEDS AND BEDDING. PROVISIONS AND GROCERIES. Flour by the Barrel or Sack ; Corn,Wheat and Barley in quantities to suit purchasers; Wines and Liquors at wholesale. And a thousand articles we bave not room to mention. In short, we have any article in our line, for the comfort and convenience of our patrons, and if those who wish to purchase will give us a, first call, they will save themselves much time and trouble in traveling over the City, for we have got the GOODS that are. wanted, and the prices we are determined shall be satisfactory. DON'T FORGET THE PLACE. ELIAS & BROTHER, MAIN STREET, LOS ANGELES. The highest price paid for GOLD DUST and OLD SILVER. LUMBER, CORN, WHEAT and BARLEY taken in exchange for Goods. Los Angeles, December 1, 1855. tf A Situation Wanted, ON A RANCH, by a person who is well acquainted with Agricultural and Farm Work generally, including Gardening, Pruning and HoFHculture in all its branches. Good references given. For further information apply at - Jtitit office. dec!5 lm — <nifc —i Printed and published every Saturday, in Masonic Hall Building, Main street, by J. S. "WAITE. Terms.—Subscription, Five Dollars pVr annum, payable in advance. Advertisements Inserted at Two Dollars per square of ten ines for the first insertion, and One Dollar per square for each subsequent insertion. Terms, Cash. Transient advertisements must he paid for in advance to insure attention. No communication is admissable over a fictitious signature, unless the real author or writer is known. Agents of the Los Angeles Star. The following gentlemen are authorised Agents for tlie Star:. Thojms BnEmoK San Gabriel. George Rice San Gabriel. Messrs. Knox & Whistler ..Monte. S. S. Thompson Monte. Cot.. Ira Thompson Monte. Capt. Wa. Martin Tejon Reservation. R. Hopkins San Bernardino. Col. Jackson • San Bernardino. Judged. A. Thomas San Bernardino. Dr. J. L. Hoffman San Diego. I. Glenn Santa Barbara. -*lex. S. Taylor Monterey. Thomas Boyce San Francisco. Arrival ot* the Sea Bird. The old coast steamer, Sea Bird, Capt. Haley, arrived at San Pedro last Saturday morning, with San Francisco dates to the 15th inst., and New York to the 22d December. .Thanks, Our thanks are due to Mr. Gilbert, of Gilbert & Hedges' Express, for the first delivery of papers by the Sea Bird. We are also indebted to Mr. Buchanan, of Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express, for files of up-country and Eastern papers. To Mr. Fort, of the Pacific Express Co., we are under obligations for similar favors. Gov. BIgler's Message. The annual message of Governor Bigler has been laid before the Legislature. It is ,a very lengthy document, and well written, and being unable to give it entire, we present our readers with the following concise synopsis which we find in the Golden Era. Gov. Bigler opens his message by stating that there never has been a period when our State was more in need of judicious and honest legislation, and expresses his entire confidence in the integrity of the members of both branches of the present Legislature. Hejustifies the embarrassing financial condition of the State by calling attention to the disadvantages under which it has labored; the failure of Congress to provide a territorial government, which imposed upon it in its infancy, when without means and without credit, the heavy expenses of a State Government; that the Legislature was compelled to issue the three per cent, bonds, the interest upon which soon amounted to more than the principal; that this act forced upon us the issuing of scrip, and the consequent payment of two prices for every State service and expense ; that upon the organization of the State Government, we were without public buildings, for the erection of which large appropriations had to be made, including $200,000 for the support of the sick and destitute ; that the Constitution provided for a Government too expensive for our incipiency—a government which even now exceeds the requirements ofthe people and the condition ef the treasury ; that our population was unsettled, and the resources of the State undeveloped. But that notwithstanding all this, the credit of the State has been well sustained abroad, and that at this time its financial condition will compare favorably with that of most of the Western States. He recommends that ample means be provided for the instruction ofthe young, and congratulates the Legislature on the condition of the School Fund, which amounts to half a million of dollars. The whole number of State prisoners amounts now to four hundred and twenty-seven. Since the month of June they have been under the supervision of the State, and the belief is expressed that henceforth escapes will be less frequent, and the expenses of the institution considerably diminished. He recommends a more strict economy in legislative expenses, and in the several departments of tbe State Government; also, biennal sessions of the Legislature, instead of annual, and such other changes in the general administration as will harmonize therewith. He recommends amendments to the Constitution, and calls attention to the absence of a provision making all constitutional amendments subject to the direct ratification of the people by ballot. The total amount of the civil indebtedness of the State, exclusive of School Fund, is $2,906,376 47. From this deduct cash in the treasury, $112,406 01, and other credits, amounting in all to $480,- 110 70, and it leaves the unprovided debt of the State, $2,324,158 76. He reiterates the unquestionable right of the Scate to extend the water front of San Francisco, which he believes can be done without injury to the harbor, and recommends that it be made the duty of a State Agent to keep a watch over the water lots, and prevent them from passing into the hands of individuals. He submits to the consideration of the Legislature the following amendments to the Constitution, from motives of economy : The abolition of the office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, the duties to devolve upon the Secretary of State. The assigning of the duties of the Quartermaster General to the Deputy Secretary of State. Also, the abolition of the Board of State Prison Directors, leaving the Warden, in connection with the Governor, Secretary of State, State Comptroller and State Treasurer, as a Board of Prison Inspectors, to manage its affairs. The number of miles of water ditches in the State, for mining purposes, amounts to 4,593 miles, which have been constructed at a cost of $6,341,700. In addition to this, one hundred and twelve canals and ditches are in process of completion. The quartz mill3 are put down at 59, which, during the past year, haye crushed 222,060 tons of rock, producing $4,082,100. Several counties are not included in the estimate. Of agricultural products during the past year, the value has been $12,897,128 ; live stock, $15,- 744,692 ; fruit trees and grape vines, $97,889 15; making an aggregate of $28,639,728 15. In view of the importance of securing to our people the benefits of inducing the Pacific whaling fleet to make the harbor of San Francisco their depot, it is recommended that a joint committee of the two Houses correspond with the owners of whaling ships in the Eastern cities, in order to elicit their views, and make them the basis of proper legislation. The necessity of an Atlantic and Pacific Railroad is urged, and Congress is called upon to provide " at an early day for the building of the road, and, if necessary, to lend the name, credit and the territory of the nation in assisting in its speedy completion." In connection with this subject, he renews the recommendation relative to the establishment, by Congress, of a sufficient number of military posts on the route between the Western frontier and the Pacific, to afford ample protection to the immigrants to this State. In relation to Asiatic immigration, the message sustains the existing laws, and deprecates any change in them offering further inducements to the Chinese to seek our shores. It recommends that no encouragement be given te their immigration hither, and claims the right of the Legislature to enact such laws as it may deem expedient, either in regard to their landing within the limits of the State or their expulsion therefrom. It is recommended that the attention of Congress be directed to the reduction of postage rates on California mail matter, which is almost twice that of any other State in the Union. The Use Jop Chloroform.—Professor Simpson states, that during the last six or seven years, few operations have been performed in Edinburgh, either in hospital or private practice, without the patient being previously anaesthetized with chloroform. During tljat period one death has occurred in the city, among the thousands who have been subjected to the use of chloroform. But during the same six or seven years, among the comparatively few operated upon there without chloroform, three or four deaths have taken place, either during or immediately after the Burgical operation. This statement, from Buch a source, is of great value. Astronomical Science.—The President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, in his opening address at the yearly scientific gathering lately held at Glasgow, statedlhat as one ofthe results of Lord Rosse's telescope, that for the first time since the days of Newton, a suspicion has a-isen in the minds of astronomers that laws other than that of gravitation may bear rule iu space ; and that the nebula phenomena revealed to us by that telescope, must be governed by forces different from those of which we have any knowlodge. A Woman Full op Needles.—Dr. E. P. Fearing, in a communication to the Nantucket Inquirer, gives an account ofa remarkable surgical operation which he performed. He says: "In the early party of July, I was called to visit Jane James, aged 44 years. I found her very ill with peculiar symptoms, involving an obscurity as to the nature of the disease. Soon after she came under my care, a needle or pin w*as discovered near tbe pit of the stomach, lying deep seated, flatwise. I cut down and removed a perfect needle. Since that time to the present, I have frequently removed needles—eight the greatest number in one day. The who% number removed amount to sixty-two needles and a pin, supposed to be a breast-pin, with the head wanting. No doubt quite a number remain to be removed. They have been found in a scattered condition, in the region of the stomach, abdomen and left side. As the needles have been removed hei sufferings have diminished. She is said to be a woman of truth, and says she has not the slightest recollection of ever swallowing a needle or anything of the kind. However impossible it may seem, there cannot be a doubt but that she Bwallowed the needles, probably in papers, about twelve years ago, when in a state of insanity." Real New England Brown Bread.—Take equal proportions of sifted rye and Indian meal, mix them well together; add half a tea-cupful of molasses, and two gills of good yeast, to about three quarters of the mixed meal. Wet this with good new milk, sufficient to make a dough that can be easily worked, even with one hand.- For economy's sake, milk that has stood twelve hours, and from which the cream has been taken, may be a substitute for the new milk ; or water which has been pressed from boiled squash, or in which squash has been boiled, is a much better substitute than pure water. But warm water is more commonly used. The ingredients should be thoroughly mixed, and stand, in cold weather, for twelve hours ; in warm weather, two hours may be sufficient befor* baking. If baked in a brick oven, a three-quart loaf should stand in the oven all night. The same quantity in three baking-pans will bake in about three hours. Serve this warm from the oven, with good sweet butter, and we could fast upon it every morning for breakfast, from January to December.—Plow, Loom and Anvil. t jf • Naked Travelers in British India.—The Bombay Times says that the natives of the country, when three-fourths naked, take seats, in the railway cars in the presence of ladies, and insist upon their right so to do. Two Europeans recently ejected p native so clad from that positio i, and the case carftb befora the Supreme Couit. The judge solemnly decided that a native's ideas of decency were the sole criterion, and fined the European gentlemen one, hundred rupees and costs. The fine was made up to them by the exasperated community, who are determined to walk the bare skins out on every occasion, notwithstanding the law. The Belles in Greenland.—Capt. Hartstein and his company of the Relief Expedition, says the New rYork Post, had an exceedingly gay time at Disco. They were waited upon. promptly by the fairest ladies of the place, whom they entertained in the most acceptable style with butter and cranberry-sauce, with which it seemed difficult to satisfy them. When they bad eaten all they could, they joined the officers in the dance, in which they excel. We were assured by several ofthe officers that they had never seen better dancers in their lives than those Disco belles, and wh*t is more wonderful, they were perfectly familiar with the polka, the Redowa, Mazourka, and all the most recent fashionable dances of Europe. Address of Lieut. Gov. Anderson. The following address wa» delivered by Li. a1. Gov. Anderson, on taking his seat is the Senate: Senators :—Having been chosen by the people of this State to preside over your deliberations, I adopt this method of returning mysfneere thanka to those who have been my peculiar friends in elevating me to this honorable position, and, in addition, I feel it necessary to state what will be my conduct during the deliberations of this body as long as I have the honor of presiding over it. I conceive my position to be one of a neutral character, that it is my bounden duty to show as much regard to those who are politically opposed to me as to those who are my political friends. Aud if there are any who expect me to pursue » different course, then I tell them they will be disappointed, for it will be my bounden duty to treat all with the same degree of partiality and courtesy, whether opposed to or associated with me ia party. And, although I am indebted to the reform party for the position which has given me existence- as presiding officer of the Senate, yet I shall in all things endeavor to act so as to advance the welfare of the whole people of Ibis State, without respect to party orTaction. And in conclusion, I aBk those who politically differ with me, to indulge me if I show a want of legislative experience, and I further trust that our deliberations will be marked by a spirit of kindness, and forbearance. The Purchase of Cuba. We find in the New York Courier a letter from London which speaks very confidently of the possibility of acquiring Cuba by purchase. The writer admits, that Lord Palmerston will talk -'of the necessity of preserving Cuba to Spain, lest the United States acquire undue preponderance in the West Indies." " But," adds the letter, "if the United States will give two hundred millions of dollars of four per cent. Btock, one-half to be applied to the liquidation to the foreign debt of Spain, and the other half ofthe liquidatoa of the home debt, his lordship's objections go for nothing." The following financial statements well serve to show the feasibility of the undertaking : About three years ago Spain decreed, without in any way consulting her bondholders, that as she had not paid any interest for many yearsj that she would not pay it, except by reducing the interest on the capital from five per cent, down to three per cent., and by funding the arrears into a passive, debt to become active in process of time. It now isx represented thus: £9,000,000 active three per cents,-£30,000,000 passive. £52,000,000 deferred, £7,000,000 certificates. The whole of this £100,000,000 sterling of Spanish indebtedness the owners would gladly exchange for the same amount in dollars, says $100,000,000 of 4 per cent. U. S. stock ; and, as this stock, though in British currency, is largely held by Dutch, French, and Germans, it follows that the owners would become missionaries of peace, urging on their governments to compel Spain to sell Cuba. It was a sad, sad mistake when the United States bought the large slices from the Mexican territory that they did not stipulate that a portion of the payment should be iu Mexican stock. Had they done so, the capitalists would hava been only too anxious for the United States to have bought this lot of Cuba, aud would have looked anxiously forward to the time when New Grenada, including Panama. Ecuador, Venezuela, and Guatemala would have been purchased and absorbed into the Union. If wc could belieye the reports ofthe Spaniards themselves, the Minister in Madrid who would mention the sale of Cuba would be assassinated ; but the question widely alters if he adds that the money will not only release Spain from the ir- cubus of foreign debt, but also give in cash to every holder of the home debt half his elaim, and pay off the whole of the current liabilities of the Treasury. Important from xhe Plains—The Indians seeking peace. The St. Louis Democrat publishes the following extract from a private letter, dated from above Fort Pierre, 10th November, 1855 : " A few days ago, thirty or forty Sioux Indians came to Fort Pierre to pay a visit to General Harney. He held a council, and had Campbell, the' interpreter, to tell them that he wanted ten of the principal men of each band of tbe Sioux to come and see him within one hundred days ; and should they listen to his words, and do as he wants them to, it would be for their good, he would make peace with them. But if any of the bands should not come at the ab^ve time, he would then know that they wish to tight. He told them that it waa immaterial to him how they aeted, as he would just as soon fight as have peace; that he was sent by their Great Father to fight them, but since ha had killed the brutes he had pity on them. All the Indians that have'come to see him, say they don7t want to fight. They want to live. He told them that' he could not fight men that didn't want tofiffht.'" I'll Awful Scene at a Railroad Depot.—" Sean Alag." appears to be the order of the day, and we hear of another instance which may be of interest to the lovers cf such things. The names of the parties we do not see fit to give at present. Some few days since a married gentleman started for New York to transact some business, but instead of taking his legal better half, there was " something else " of the feminine gender who accompanied him. By chance, the circumstances came to the knowledge, of the injured wife, a^id she, being up to snuff, telegraphed to a friend in the great metropolis to find out, if possible, the day on which her liege lord would return, and ttie route by which he would come with his temporary companion. The friend hit the nail on the head, and last evening, at the Worcester depot, a scene occurred that waa somewhat out of the regular order consequent upon the arrival of the express train from New York. The lawful " missus " met the guilty pair, and immediately went into the female rough and tumble, giving her hair a pulling tbat would not be called a shampoo, but a real poo. The husband, undertaking to prevent this emeute, received an awful black eye from his loving partner, who marched him off to his home, we Buppose, but how he settled accounts with his wife, we will leave it to those who have strong; imaginations ta conceive, rather than to express our own conclusions, which might not be correct, uader the existing circumstances.—Boston Times. -r"r~ **»*v CO — CM CO co CM o CO O) CM •^ oo CM CM to CM CM o> ■«fr CM CO CM CM CM A TERRrBirs Case op Hydbophobia,—About two weeks since a laboring man named Cornelius Wurze, a German, employed by a farmer on Clove Road, near Flatbush, had one of his thumbs bitten by a small dog oa the place. The wound healed in a few days, and no particular attention was, paid it, but on Thursday last umrristakablfi evidences of hydrophobia were seen, and on Saturday the unfortunate man was taken to the King's County Hospital in a state of raving madness, in whieh stato.be remained for most ofthe time until Sunday, when nature becoming completely exhausted, he died. When first brought to the Hospital he was secured to the bed by strong straps, but these he broke loose from with the utmost ease, and it required the strength of four able- bodied men to manage him at all. Asjit was, he fcuoeeeded in • biting his male nurse in tlie arm through his coat seeve, so as to draw blood. Dr. Turner, of the Hospital, has taken the nurse under his charge, and he anticipates no serious consequences from the bitje,—N. Y. Timo.. — CM eo O CM O) CO r*»_ r-- — — CO CD_ tn — t co IO CM mnn marw*
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 5, no. 37, January 26, 1856|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The English weekly newspaper, Los Angeles Star includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "Gov. Bigler's message", [col.4] "The use of chloroform", "Astronomical science", "A woman full of needles", "Real New England brown bread", "Naked travelers in British India", "The Belles in Greenland", [col.5] "Address of Lient. Gov. Anderson", "The purchase of Cuba", "Important from the Plains -- the Indians seeking pease", "Awful scene at a railroad depot", "A terrible case of hydrophobia"; [p.2]: [col.1] "A rare chance for investment", "Legislative news", "Another victim", "Fruit and shade trees", [col.2] "Message of Mayor Foster" (Thomas Foster),[col.3] "Inaugural address of Gov. Johnson" (J. Neely Johnson), [col.5"Indian fighting"; [p.3]: [col.1] "Atlantic news", "Mail communications South", [col.2] "From Europe", "From Nicaragua", "Trinity County", "Indian difficulties"; [p.4]: [col.1] "Selected poetry: Woman's faith", "The death bridal".|
|Subject (lcsh)||Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Newspapers|
|Geographic Subject (City or Populated Place)||Los Angeles|
|Geographic Subject (County)||Los Angeles|
|Geographic Subject (State)||California|
|Geographic Subject (Country)||USA|
|Coverage date||circa 1856-01-20/1856-02-01|
|Editor||James S. Waite|
|Printer||James S. Waite|
|Publisher (of the Original Version)||James S. Waite|
|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. 5, no. 36, January 26, 1856|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m24|
|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_224~1; STAR_225; STAR_226|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
LOS ANGELES, CAL., SATURDAY, JAJST7AKY 26, 1856.
O. TV. Childs & Co ,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
TIN, SHEET IRON AND COPPER WARE,
Los Angeles Struct,
dec22-tf y^Los Angeles.
Auction & Commission Merchant
LOS A1NGELES, CAL.
Sale Room, Principal Street,
Opposite Temple's Building. -
tia- Sales of MERCHANDISE every THURSDAY.
I A3" Sales of HORSES aud MULKS every MONDAY.
. t£S- Particular attention given to the sale of Real
OPPOSITE TEMPLE'S BLOCK.
Toy 8l Brother,
Saddle and Harness Makers,
Keeps constantly on hand an assortment of
BRIDLES, WHIPS, COLLARS,
SADDLE WARE, &c.
W-e we als-3 prc|ia,re£ to execute all kiadp of work in our
tine at t'lae shortest possible notice.
A superior lot of California Bitts and Spurs always on
hand. «ctl9 »54tf—decS
B. J. VIRGIN.
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER.
BUILDINGS OF BRICK. WOOD er ADOBE contracted for