Joaquin Captured !

Joaquin Captured ! The Alta of the 30th July publishes a dispatch received from Mariposa county, giving an account of the death of the robber Joaquin. We sincerely hope the report may prove true, and that the country is at length rid of the bloody villain. Here is the dispatch: “It has just been reported … [Read more…]


LOST— From the CAPITAL SALOON, on Se- cond street, on Wednesday morning, 1st inst, a yellow French CANARY BIRD. Whoever may have the same in possession, and will return it to Madame JOSEPHINE, at the Capital Saloon, will be liberally rewarded. Sacramento Daily Union, 2 August 1855  

No Chinese

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (external) Los Angeles Herald, 20 March 1886 TO THE PUBLIC The following Restaurants, Laundries, and Hotels do not employ Chinese: <followed by a list of establishments.> ============================= Daily Alta California, 18 February 1886 ANOTHER WHITE BABY. The Capture of Detectives Cox and Glennon Yesterday. Detectives Glennon and Cox recovered another … [Read more…]

a Rational Way

San Francisco Call, 25 February 1898. PARTNERS WANTED. WANTED— Lady partner, widow preferred, not over 35. with $3000, to take half interest in a circus now organizing to tour the State of California and Texas; no triflers. Address box 1294, Call office. ============== Amusements: SUNDAY— German Day; Vote for Popular Society; See the German Societies … [Read more…]

Sweet Bird

I read that Joni is seriously ill. I hope for the best. Sweet Bird by Joni Mitchell Out on some borderline Some mark of in between I lay down golden in time And woke up vanishing Sweet bird you are Briefer than a falling star All these vain promises on beauty jars Somewhere with your … [Read more…]

Earth quaking 04/25/2015

There was a very large and lethal quake in Nepal today, 7.8, many thousands lost their lives. The pacific is resonating with many quakes around 5.0, so far I count 8. There are more than 20 in Nepal and China. I’m paranoid and am waiting for something else to give due to this activity. (Added … [Read more…]

Letters to Tricksters of Islamophobia Who Are Playing the Game of Racists – arrrrg

(title in French; “Lettre aux escrocs de l’islamophobie qui font le jeu des racistes.”) … (Stephane) Charbonnier said the problem is not religions but those who practice and distort them. “The problem is not the Quran or the Bible — sleep-inducing, incoherent and badly written novels — but the faithful who read the Quran or … [Read more…]