Sacramento Daily Union, 2 January 1871 MAY. 1st — The straw sheds of the paper mill company near Santa Cruz were burned. 3d — Soundings show the removal of Blossom Rock to be complete. . . .Surveying parties for Stockton and Visalia Railroad commenced work. 4th — Creed Haymond, John C. Burch and Charles Lindley … [Read more…]
MARCH. 1st — Particulars of the loss of United States steamer Oneida, by being run into by the British steamer Bombay, near Yokohama, received by the arrival of the bark Benefactress. 2d — Earthquake at Calistoga and Healdsburg. 3d — James Smilie fired four shots at a Mexican woman he had been living with, named … [Read more…]
Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 40, Number 7063, 2 January 1871 RECORD OF NOTABLE EVENTS FOR 1870 (January-February). We subjoin a record of the more prominent events and industries of the State and county for the past year : JANUARY. 1st — A. McGimsey and John Ornbaum quarreled near Cloverdale. McGimsey was killed … Colored people … [Read more…]
Marin Journal, 1 January 1870 The Senate has approved a bill awarding Long Primer Hall $5,000 for the destruction of his printing office in Visalia, six years ago, by U. S. soldiers, on account of its advocacy of secession. The office was worth perhaps $1,000.
A NEW PHASE OF INSANITY. A Woman Declared Insane because she in a High Church Episcopalian —Her Mode or Pronouncing the Word “Amen” Disturbed a Whole Congregation. [From the New York “Herald.”] In the matter of Caroline C. Allen, who seeks to be discharged from a decree of lunacy. It will be remembered by the … [Read more…]