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…]
If we go back a few years from the previous post, Hunting Outlaws in 1896, it was mentioned that Hi Rapelje had hunted outlaws. Here is the story about it in some pretty flowery reporting from 1893. Sergneri Sacramento Daily Union, 13 June 1893 SONTAG CAPTURED. The Tulare Bandits Finally Run Down by a Marshal’s … [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.