From : The Alameda County Express, 13 May 1854, Page 2, Column 1

ADVERTISEMENTS



Information Wanted-Mr. Pliny W. Rolff, formerly of Leslie, Ingham County, Michigan, left home for California during the latter part of February 1853, since which time he has not been heard of. Any person possessed of knowledge concerning his present whereabouts will confer a favor upon a near female relative by communicating the same to John F. Damon, at the office of the S. F. Daily Sun.



FOR SALE
7000 SHEEP, weighing from 42 to 55 pounds, in lots of 100. Terms cash. Enquire at the "Villa", Oakland, before 8 o'clock in the morning, and after 6 o'clock in the evening.



Caution
ALL PERSONS are forbid harboring ANN SHORT, a bound girl of the subscriber, who ran away on Sunday morning last.

Any person giving information of her whereabouts will receive a suitable reward.

Wm. HARWOOD



STRAYED OR STOLEN
A SMALL WHITE & BLACK BOAR PIG, about 4 months old, of mixed China breed.

Satisfactory remuneration will be given for any information leading to his recovery on application to
G. E. NIAS, Oakland
Said Boar is unmarked; but has a deep scar on lower joint, left fore foot.



OAKLAND TEMPERANCE SOCIETY
MEETS every Monday evening. Question for discussion on Monday evening, May 15th:
"Resolved: That the passion for drinking ardent spirits, becomes, when developed, the strongest passion of the human soul."

The public are invited to attend.
P. C. SWART, Sec'y.



DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
The partnership heretofore existing between Johnson and Brown has been this day dissolved by mutual consent.

L. Johnson will continue the business on his own account, and by always keeping on hand a good stock of groceries, liquors, &c., hopes as usual to see his friends, and to be able to suit them to a T.

A. B. BROWN



FOR SALE
By GEO. H. FOGG- One Spring Wagon, one Lumber Wagon. Also 20 cords stove wood; 100,000 feet Red Wood Boards; 50,000 Red Wood Shingles; 10,000 Sawed Pickets; 5,000 Split Pickets; 20,000 feet Scantling.



EUGENE ST. GERMAN
Watchmaker and Jeweller
Broadway, Oakland, near the Plaza. A large variety of Groceries in the same building.



Constable's Sale
By virtue of an execution to me directed out of Justice Walker's Court, dated April 28th, A. D. 1854, I have seized and shall expose for sale, at public auction, for cash, on the 20th day of May, A. D., 1854, at 12 o'clock M., on the premises, the following described property, to wit:
All the right, title, and interest of M. C. Briggs and James McGowan to all that certain 13 1/2 acres of ground, situated in the encinal of San Antonio, Clinton Township, and in the County of Alameda, being the same piece of ground purchased by Briggs & McGowan of Chipman & Aughingbaugh, lying adjacent and on the western side of the land owned by Wm. Taylor, which he purchased of Jacob F. Miller, and being the same now occupied by James McGowan.
Sold to satisfy judgment in favor of G. Aughingbaugh.
Witness, my hand, this 29th day of April, A. D., 1854, Clinton Township, Alameda County,
GEORGE CARPENTER
Constable



County Surveyor's Office
Alameda County, April 25, '54
The attention of persons, interested, is called to the following extract from the Statutes of California:
"An Act of prescribing the duties and fixing the compensation of County Surveyors.
"SEC. 3. No survey or re-survey hereafter made by any person except the County Surveyor or his Deputy, shall be considered legal evidence in any sort of court of justice in this State, except such surveys as are made by authority of the United States, or by mutual consent of the parties."
H. A. HIGLEY
County Surveyor.



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ADVERTISEMENTS

To Let
SAN PABLO HOTEL, SAN PABLO
THIS BUILDING is two stories high, very neat and commodious, and is situated on the road between Oakland and Martinez.
There are stables attached.
For particulars, enquire on the premises.



LOST
On the 10th of April, a Promissory Note drawn in favor of Henry Holmes, or bearer, by John Tompson, for $75.00, with three per cent interest, from Sept. 1st 1853, to October 1st, 1854. Apply at this office.



PAUL ROSASCO
Storage and Commission Warehouse
Broadway Wharf, Oakland, California

G. M. BLAKE
Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Office on Broadway, between Second and Third streets, Oakland.



CITY HOTEL
Second street, Oakland, California
COBURN & CARLISLE, Proprietors

THIS ESTABLISHMENT has just been completed and is now open for the accommodation of permanent and transient borders and families.

No pains or expense will be spared by the proprietors to render this House, in all respects, deserving of that patronage which they respectfully solicit.



THOMPSON & CROSWELL
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS

Shop-corner of Washington and Fourth streets, Oakland. KEEPS constantly on hand, and to order, all kinds of Lumber, Shingles, Doors, Windows, Sashes, Sash Doors, Blinds, and a general assortment of Housefindings &c. Jobbing done with neatness and dispatch.



STATE OF CALIFORNIA--County of Alameda

At a Probate Court of said county, held at the Court Room of said county, in said county, on the 4th day of May, A. D., 1854. present Hon. A. M. Crane, Probate Judge; in the matter of the last will of Anthony Perry, of Alameda County, deceased, it was ordered that the 29th day of May, A. D., 1854, at 12 o'clock M. [sic] of said day, be appointed for hearing the application of said will to Probate, and the issuing of letters testamentary to John D. Brown, the petitioner. Attest: H. C. W. Clark, Attorney for Applicant; Clerk: A. M. Church.



DUNCAN'S LIVERY STABLE
At SAN ANTONIO


THE PROPRIETOR of this stable would respectfully announce to his friends and the public generally that first rate horses and carriages are always obtainable at this stable.

Also, ladies and gentlemen's first class saddle horses, warranted well broke and safe.

P. S.-All stock left at this stable will receive prompt attention.

DUNCAN CAMERON



MARRIOTT & CLYDE
Monetary Agents, Stock and Real Estate Brokers

98 Merchant Street, Bolton & Barron's Building, between Montgomery and Kearny streets, San Francisco.



G. C. FOUNTAIN
Commission Merchant

No. 11 Davis street, between Jackson and Washington streets, San Francisco, near Oakland Ferry landing; dealer in Flour, Corn Meal, Grain, &c., Orders and consignments solicited. Refers to L. Johnson, Esq., corner of Broadway and Fourth street, Oakland.




Humphrey Marshall & Saml. J. Clarke,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Broadway, below Fourth street near the Plaza, Oakland.
HUMPHREY MARSHALL, S. J. CLARKE




Houses To Let
In OAKLAND, and its vicinity.
T. C. McCallan, Monroe's Building.



LAND FOR SALE
SEVERAL Blocks handsomely located in the town of Oakland.

These blocks are covered with shrubbery, and well adapted to cottage residences.

Titles indisputable-Spanish and possessory.

Apply at this office.



BELLE CREOLE SALOON
No. 89 Washington street, between Battery, and Front, San Francisco.

THE PROPRIETOR of this well known Saloon will be found ready at all times to furnish the choices Wines, Liquors and Cigars that can be obtained in this market. Lunch daily at 11 A. M.

CORNELL



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ADVERTISEMENTS

CONTRA COSTA FERRY

From their wharf, corner of East and Jackson streets, San Francisco

The new and splendid low pressure steamboat CLINTON, Capt. L. R. Edwards, built expressly for this route, will make three trips daily (Sundays excepted) leaving as follows:

San Antonio Oakland San Francisco
7 1/2 A.M.....8 A.M.......9 A.M.
10 1/2 A. M...11 A. M.....12 1/2 Noon
3 P. M........3 1/2 P. M..5 P. M.


On Sundays trips will be made, leaving as follows:

San Antonio Oakland San Francisco
6 1/2 A. M....7 A.M.......8 1/2 A. M.
9 1/2 A. M....10 A.M......11 A. M.


For further particulars apply at the office of The Contra Costa Ferry, corner of East and Jackson streets, or to:
CHARLES MINTURN, Agent, Cunningham's Wharf




OAKLAND AND SAN PABLO STAGE LINE
LEAVING San Pablo daily at 8 o'clock A. M. and Oakland at 2 P. M.
F. K. SHATTUCK & CO.
Oakland Livery Stables



DAILY LINE OF STAGES

THROUGH IN SIX HOURS!

The PIONEER LINE OF STAGES for Union City and San Jose, connecting with Dillon, Hedge & Co.'s line of stages for Santa Cruz, and Monterey, will leave Oakland immediately after the arrival of the 9 o'clock (A. M.) boat from San Francisco; and returning leave San Jose at 7 o'clock, and connect with the 3 o'clock boat for San Francisco. Also,

THE ACCOMODATION LINE to the Red Woods, Thorn's Mill, Puerto Mill, and Martinez, will leave every Monday, Wednesday and Friday upon the arrival of the morning boat from San Francisco. Returning, will leave Martinez Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 7 o'clock A. M. and connect with the 3 o'clock boat for San Francisco.

Passengers by this route will be enabled to reach San Francisco in time to attend to any business they may have and return again, at less expense and shorter time than by any other route.

DAILY LINE FOR SAN PABLO

A fine four horse Post Coach will leave Oakland every day on arrival of the 12 o'clock boat from San Francisco. Returning, will leave San Pablo every morning at 7 o'clock and connect with the 11 o'clock boat for San Francisco.

Office at the Oakland Saloon.
J. A. TALLMADGE.



SWART & Co.'s EXPRESS

Daily Lines to and From San Francisco, Oakland, Clinton, and San Antonio via Steamer "Clinton"

VIA STAGE TO UNION CITY AND SAN JOSE

PACKAGES AND PARCELS forwarded and delivered; notes, drafts, and bills collected; deeds, mortgages, &c. forwarded to Union City for recording, and all Express business attended to with promptness and dispatch.

A Special Messenger leaves Oakland every day at 8 1/2 A. M. and San Francisco at 5 P. M.

Office in Oakland, on Broadway, a few doors above First street.

All the Express matter for the above places, from San Francisco, left at Adams & Co.'s building, will be promptly forwarded.

SWART & CO
N. B.- By the first of May, we will be prepared to run an Express to San Pablo and Martinez.



OAKLAND LIVERY STABLES
Broadway near the Steamboat Landing

F. C. SHATTUCK & CO.

First rate Horses for Saddle or Buggy, are always obtainable at these Stables; and Horses left in charge will be promptly attended to.



TATTERSALL'S LIVERY STABLES
Broadway, near the corner of First street, Oakland.

COBURN & CARLISLE, Proprietors.

First rate Buggy and Saddle horses always on hand.



Oakland Steam Slitting Mill

MESSRS. SAVAGE & LYNCH are now prepared to carry on the Sawing and Planing Business, and all orders entrusted to them shall be attended to with accuracy and dispatch.



FOR SALE CHEAP for CASH

SUPERIOR Breeding, Sows, English and Oregon-an excellent breed. Apply at the office of Justice Robinson, Oakland.



Havana Cigars and Tobacco Store.

Broadway, between Second and Third sts., opposite the Empire Hotel

THE UNDERSIGNED having made arrangements with one of the principal importing houses at San Francisco, is now prepared to furnish the Hotels and Saloons of Oakland City as well as the public generally, with Cigars and Tobacco of every kind, and in any quantity required at San Francisco prices and respectfully solicits their patronage.

C. F. EDLEFSEN



WITHERELL'S EXCHANGE,
San Antonio

THE UNDERSIGNED begs leave to inform his numerous friends and the public in general, that he has furnished and opened the above House in a superior style, where he will be happy to entertain all those who may favor him with their patronage, on the most reasonable terms.

J. R. WITHERELL



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ADVERTISEMENTS

THOS. C. McCALLAN

All descriptions of writing done to order, with neatness and dispatch. French documents of any description translated--Services can also be had as French interpreter.



A. M. BROCKLEBANK

ATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR AT LAW


Office on Broadway between Second and Third streets, Oakland.



JUSTICE COURTS
B. F. FERRIS


Justice of the Peace

Broadway, between Third and Fourth streets.



SAM. BELL McKEE

Attorney at Law and General Collecting Agent

WILL give prompt attention to all business entrusted to his care in the Courts of Alameda County, and the Counties adjoining.

Offices on the east side of Broadway, near the Plaza.



S. H. ROBINSON
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE and NOTARY PUBLIC

Office on Broadway, Between Second and Third street, Oakland.



FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
REV. S. B. BELL, Pastor.

Services at 11 o'clock A. M. and 7 P. M.



H. K. W. CLARKE
Attorney at Law
CLINTON and SAN ANTONIO



WM. McNAIR
Attorney & Counsellor at Law
Office on Broadway, between Third and Fourth streets, Oakland.



DR. D. C. PORTER
Office-First street, near Broadway; residence, Fifth street, corner of Alice, Oakland.



REAL ESTATE AGENCY

A. MARIER respectfully informs the citizens of Oakland and the public generally, that he has opened an office at the corner of Broadway and First Street, Oakland, for the transaction of a Real Estate business, and that he always has on hand Ranchos and Lots for sale. Titles Spanish and Possessory.



JULIUS KELLERSBERGER
CITY SURVEYOR, CIVIL ENGINEER AND DRAUGHTSMAN,
Oakland, California
WILL pay prompt attention to all kinds of Surveying, Civil Engineering, and Drawing.

Office on the east side of Broadway, near the Plaza.



OAKLAND BAKERY & COFFEE SALOON

Broadway between Second and Third streets, Oakland

G. H. MUNROE, Proprietor



FOR SALE

SEVERAL COTTAGES with fine garden land, situated in the city of Oakland, for sale on moderate terms. Titles Spanish and possessory.

Also, a LIVERY STABLE, with the two lots on which it is located-with or without the horses. Must be sold as the owner intends leaving the State. Inquire of

T. C. McCALLAN



OAKLAND SALOON
Corner Broadway and First street, Oakland
EAMES & PARKER, Proprietors

At this establishment, every convenience pertaining to a First Class Saloon can be found.

Two of the best kind of Billiard Tables for the use of the lovers of this manly and scientific game.

Lodgings, second to none in this town, and a Bar, at which can be obtained all choicest liquors that the San Francisco market affords.

Call and try them.



EAGLE HOUSE RESTAURANT
OAKLAND

N. B.-Horses and Buggies constantly on hand.



A DAVISON & CO.
Wheelwrights & Blacksmiths

WOULD inform the public of Alameda county, that they have established themselves in the above business in the City of Oakland, (corner of Broadway and Sixth streets).

Carriages made and repaired, and all kinds of Blacksmith work done with neatness and dispatch.



W. F. HERRE's EXPRESS,
Broadway, near First st.

DAILY EXPRESS between Oakland, Union City, and San Francisco. All kinds of commissions to the latter place will be executed with care and dispatch. Connected with the Express office is a Bookstore, where a full supply of Stationery is kept on hand.



FRUIT TREES, GRAPE VINES, &c.
SAN JOSE NURSERY!

WHERE the best Fruit Trees can be obtained, as Pears, Apples, and Fig trees; Grape Vines, one and two years growth; Pomegranate.

Also, the best collection of Monthly Roses, in California-several thousand-in 72 different sizes; a collection of fine Double Dahlias, &c., &c.

Every Fruit Tree warranted true to name. Orders promptly attended to.

NOTE.-It is not necessary to say the trees grafted and cultivated here are far superior to those imported, because every one is certain to thrive vigorously. It is then the interest of the buyers to call and satisfy themselves.

The Nursery is situated in the city of San Jose, immediately above the City Mills.

L. PREVOST & CO.

Our Agent in San Francisco is Mr. DELABIGNE, 121 Sansome street, where orders can be left.



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ADVERTISEMENTS

Sheriff's Sale

By virtue of an execution issued out of Justice Ferris' Court, of Oakland township, duly attested March 30th, 1854, at the suit of J. C. Cadiz vs. Domingo Peralta, I have seized and taken in execution the following described property, to wit:

All of Domingo Peralta's right, title and interest in and to a certain tract of land situated in the township of Oakland, Alameda county; bounded as follows: commencing at high water on the bay of San Francisco, at or near the house formerly occupied by one Espayo, and running past said house in an easterly direction to the county road leading from Oakland to San Pablo; thence along the line of said road in a northerly direction to the county line of San Pablo Ranch; thence along said county line in a westerly direction to said bay; thence along said Bay, in a southerly direction to the place of beginning, six hundred acres more or less.

Which I will expose for sale at public vendue, to the highest bidder, for cash, or so much thereof to satisfy said execution, on the 13th day of May, A. D., 1854, between the hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M. in front of Justice Ferris' office, in Oakland.

A. H. BRODER, Sheriff
Per F. K. SHATTUCK, Dep'y, Oakland, April 7, 1854.



Sheriff's Sale

By virtue of an execution issued out of Justice Ferris' Court, against Timothy Ryon, at the suit of George M. Blake, vs. Timothy Ryon, duly attested March 27th, 1854, I have levied upon the following property:

All of Timothy Ryon's right, title and interest in and to a certain tract of land situated in the town of Oakland, Alameda county, being the north half of the ranch formerly occupied by Francis Founigar, the line dividing said ranch commencing at the road leading from Oakland to Vicente Peralta's, thence easterly to the creek lying on the east side of said ranch;

Which I will expose for sale at public vendue, to the highest bidder for cash on the 13th day of May, 1854, between the hours of 10 A.M. and 4 P.M., in front of Justice Ferris' office, in the town of Oakland.

A. H. BRODER, Sheriff
Per F. K. SHATTUCK, Deputy.
Oakland, March 27th, 1854.



S. F. BLASDELL
BLACKSMITH


Second street, between Franklin and Webster streets, opposite the American House, Oakland

ALL kinds of Blacksmith work executed with neatness and dispatch. Particular attention paid to shoeing horses and oxen. Having superior arrangements, the proprietor feels confident that all work entrusted to him will give entire satisfaction.

Oakland, March 22d, '54.



VANWIE & HORNE

Oyster Saloon

Broadway, near the Oakland Bakery. On hand at all hours, day and night.



BOWLING SALOON

THE UNDERSIGNED having opened a Bowling Saloon on Broadway, below First street, Oakland,respectfully solicit the public patronage.

JOHNSON & HURLBURT



McDEVITT & ROSS
House, Sign, and Ornamental Painters, Glaziers and Paper-Hangers

Third street, Oakland

HAVING always on hand a large stock of Paints, Oils, Glass, and Paperhangings, we are enabled, as heretofore, to fulfill all contracts tendered us with dispatch.

Having carried on the Painting business in Oakland during the last two years, reference, therefore, we presume unnecessary. We may, however, remark that being practical mechanics in the above line of business our patrons may rest assured that all orders received will be punctually attended to, and the work done in the best workman-like manner.

Paints, Oils, Turpentine, Brushes, Glass, Paperhanging, &tc., for sale.



CONTRA COSTA PLOUGH STORE

C. STEWART'S Agricultural and General Commission Warehouse, corner of Broadway and Sixth streets. Farmers, Gardeners, and the public are respectfully informed that a general assortment of useful and labor-saving implements of the best quality can be found at this store, at the lowest market prices.

Fresh Garden Seeds, Seed Sowers, Chain and Lifting Pumps, Force Pumps, Grain and Coffee Mills, large and small.

Ox Chains, Trace Chains, Ox Yokes, and Bows, Hoes, Draw Knives, Saws, Planes, Locks, Hinges, &c.

Lamps, Oils, and Fluids, &c.

Corner of Sixth and Broadway, Oakland.



OAKLAND GROCERY

Wm. B. SMITH, GROCER, AND DEALER IN CALIFORNIA PRODUCE

Broadway, near Washington Square.

THE CITIZENS of Oakland and vicinity are respectfully informed that they will constantly find at this pioneer establishment, fresh supplies of choice and select Family Groceries and Provisions, of every variety, which I am prepared to sell at San Francisco rates.

Thankful for past patronage of my friends and the public generally, I beg to solicit a continuance of the same, fully prepared to give every satisfaction as to price and quality.



E. HORTON
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

Grocer & Commission Merchant


Corner of Broadway and Third streets, Oakland, California

KEEPS constantly on hand a large assortment of Groceries, Liquors, Dry Goods, Hardware, Farming Implements, and everything wanted by Farmers and Lumbermen.

Lumber and produce of all kinds taken in exchange for goods.

E. HORTON



OAKLAND POST OFFICE

At the Uncle Sam Saloon, Corner of Broadway and Second st.



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CALIFORNIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

ARRANGEMENTS FOR APRIL, 1854

Departure from Vallejo Street Wharf, at 4 o'clock P. M.

FOR SACRAMENTO
Steamer New World, Wood Hutchins, master-Steamer Antelope, D. Van Pelt, master-Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Steamer Senator, S. Seymour, master-Steamer W. G. Hunt, E. A. Poole, master-Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

The W. G. Hunt will leave Sundays at 10 o'clock A. M.

FOR STOCKTON
Touching at Martinez, Benicia, and Marsh's Landing Steamer Cornelia, E. Concklin, master-Steamer H. T. Clay, S. Baroll, master-Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Steamer American Eagle, Polk, master-Steamer Sophie, E. C. M. Chadwick, master- Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

FOR MARYSVILLE
Steamer J. Bragdon, Thos. Seeley, master-Mondays and Thursdays.

Steamer Ellen Hensley, E. C. M. Chadwick, master, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Steamer Urilda, Z. E. Clarke, master-Tuesdays and Fridays.

FOR ALVISO, SANTA CLARA and SAN JOSE
Steamer Guadaloupe, S. Card, master-Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from Vallejo Street Wharf at 10 o'clock, A. M. Returning alternate days-leaving San Jose at 8 o'clock A. M., Santa Clara, 8 1/2, and Alviso, 9 1/2 A. M.

FOR COLUSA, RED BLUFFS, AND INTERMEDIATE LANDINGS
The steamer Cleopatra, Capt. Wm. H. Taylor, leaves Sacramento every Tuesday, at 12 o'clock, M., for Red Bluffs, and intermediate landings, from Storeship Antelope Returning will leave Red Bluffs every Friday morning.

The steamer Belle, Capt. Henry Gilman, will leave Sacramento every Saturday at 12 o'clock M., for Red Bluffs and intermediate landings, from Storeship Antelope. Returning will leave Red Bluffs every Tuesday and Thursday morning, at 9 o'clock.

The steamer Orient, Capt. Carpenter, will will [sic] leave Sacramento for Red Bluffs every Thursday, at 12 o'clock M. Returning leaves Red Bluffs every Sunday.

Freight by the above boats must be paid for on delivery.

For particulars apply at the office of the Company, Jackson street, between Battery and Front, to

R. CHENERY, Pre't
H. N. SQUIRE, Vice Pres't
San Francisco, April 1, 1854



TO FARMERS

THRESHERS, SEPARATORS AND CLEANERS-Pitt's Eight Horse Power, complete with extras. This machine was made to be exhibited at the Baltimore and Richmond Agricultural Fairs, held respectively for Maryland and Virginia. It is superior in every respect to any of the sort ever shipped from New York to California and is intrinsically worth nearly double that of any other machine. (Ex Golden Fleece) in addition to the parts usually sent, there are six wheels-four for the separator and two for the power, &c.

Also, EMERY'S THRESHERS and SEPARATORS, of TWO HORSE POWER.

We have also on the Golden Fleece, two of HALL'S (Rochester) LATEST IMPROVED THRESHERS, SEPARATORS, AND CLEANERS, Eight Horse Power all complete.

Also, four of HUSSEY'S REAPERS, and MOWERS combined.

For sale by

COIT & BEALS
94 Battery street
Office up-stairs



GREAT AND INTERESTING ATTRACTION
at
GEORGE H. JOHNSON'S
Pioneer-Daguerrean Gallery
Cor. Clay and Montgomery Streets

ALL ARE SOLICITED to call and examine the most interesting collection of Daguerrotype Portraits ever taken, consisting in part of President Filmore and Cabinet, together with each individual member of the U. S. Senate, all possessing, as pictures, the greatest artistic merit and which cannot fail to attract the attention of visitors from all parts of the Union, as each State is here represented by at least two of its most prominent public men. In addition to these may be seen portraits of all the leading characters of the day, among whom Clay and Webster, and many of the first artist's poets, divines and orators will be readily recognized.

The ladies and gentleman [sic] of San Francisco and vicinity are invited to call and examine our Gallery of which the above is a mere outline.

Remember, GEO. H. JOHNSON'S
Pioneer Gallery
Corner of Clay and Montgomery streets, over the Drug Store
The most perfect Stereoscope pictures are taken here.



THE LITERARY BUREAU

RABE'S BUILDING, 163 Clay street, San Francisco, offers unusual facilities to Publishers, Authors, Country Editors, and the general public for the following purposes:

The writing and revision of works for the press, the preparation of articles, notices, critiques, lectures, speeches, debates, pamphlets and addresses.

The furnishing descriptions of Exhibitions, Panoramas, Concerts, and Inventions.

Proofs read and correspondence faithfully performed.

Daily and weekly abstracts of latest news or sketches embracing men and manners furnished to newspapers.

Office hours from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

All communications attended to promptly and confidentially by addressing prepaid

THOS. V. PATTERSON
163 CLAY street


FOR SALE

The Villa Hotel in Oakland City with one half block of land. Inquire on premises. ***