French Snails.

Mariposa Gazette, 23 May 1914 Ernest Camin had on exhibition in his store this week, a quantity of live fresh water snails raised on the old Camin ranch in Cathey’s Valley. The “seed” was planted in a spring on the ranch by Mr. Camin’s father who brought them from France a number of years ago. … [Read more…]

State Vaccine Agent

SMALL POX.— The undersigned has just receiv- ed a fresh supply of VACCINE MATTER, and is pre- pared to vaccinate all persons who may call on him. J. P. SHARKEY, State Vaccine Agent, J near 2d street. Sacramento Daily Union,  6 June 1855


Blackberries.— This palatable berry is now to be gathered in the richest profusion above and be- low the city, on the banks of the Sacramento river, and also in the swamps of Yolo county. On yes- terday they were a drug in the market. Sacramento Daily Union,  6 June 1855  

A Meteor

A Meteor. — One of these astronomical phenomenon, afforded our citizens an opportunity of observing him at full length last evening, “tail and all.” The meteor darted out of the starlit sky at a point forty-five degrees above the western horizon. It shot westward, traversing about one-half of the space between the spot whence it … [Read more…]

Dr. Jacob Webber’s Invigorating Cordial

TO THE INVALID, DYSPEPTIC, NERVOUS, WEAK AND LANGUID. Do you feel prostration of the nerves, the body or mind? Are your limbs continually weak and tired? Do you feel languid and exhausted and incapable of exercise or labor? Are your nerves unstrung, your spirits low, and a general feeling of exhaustion, inanimation and weakness, pervading … [Read more…]


Daily Alta California, 3 June 1869 Perjury. – About ten days since Jacob Spingler was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor, for writing an obscene letter in German to a young woman named Jennie Rohl. He was tried in the Police Court and fined $100. On the trial Spingler testified that he could neither write … [Read more…]

Sonoma County Opens ‘Recycletown’

On Saturday, June 27, at the County Sanitary Landfill on Mecham Road off south Stony Point Road between Petaluma and Cotati, “Recycletown” will be officially inaugurated by Garbage Reincarnation, Inc., the Sonoma County Community Recycling Center, and by the Sonoma County Public Works Department. Recycletown is a place where citizens can bring used oil, paint, … [Read more…]