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Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton Daily Independent
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Description: September 12-17, 1864

Date: September 1864

Newspaper published in: Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA

>>MONDAY, 12 SEPT 1864<<

FUNERAL - The funeral of Mrs. P. GLEASON, who was killed by the explosion of the steamer Washoe, took place yesterday afternoon from St. Mary's Church, the service being performed by Father MOTTER. The funeral cortege, which numbered 49 vehicles, was one of the largest ever seen in Stockton.

VIOLENT ASSAULT - A man named GOODHUE was arrested on Saturday night for assaulting one George JENKINS and kicking him in the face and about the head. The wounded man was out on the street yesterday but was frightfully disfigured.

SAN FRANCISCO DISPATCH, Sept. 11 - The "Ironsides," a donkey engine employed in discharging the bark Susan Blaisdell, exploded yesterday afternoon, severely injuring 4 men. It is supposed that it swept 2 or 3 of them into the bay. The names of the injured are: WHITTAKER, engineer, terribly bruised and scalded; Lundy HEAD, stevedore, bruised and scalded; Augustus BAKER, mate of the bark Blaisdell, severely bruised and scalded, and ankle broken; and Alexander BEAN, bruised and scalded.

>>TUESDAY, 13 SEPT 1864<<

DIED - at Lagrange, Stanislaus county, on the 8th inst., A.S. FORD, aged about 60 years. [Deceased was a resident of Lagrange for 10 years prior to his death; and was beloved by all who knew him. He was a prominent member of the fraternity of Odd Fellows and was laid in the tomb by members of Lafayette Lodge.]

DIED - on the Chattahoochee river, Alabama, July 24th, Col. James C. FOX, 23d Kentucky Volunteer Regiment.

COUNTY COURT - The case of Barney McMAHON, Police officer, indicted for assault with intent to commit murder, was tried in the County Court yesterday and resulted in the finding of a verdict of guilty of a simple assault only. He was ordered to appear for sentence on Monday, 26th, inst.

ARRESTED - Charles BATES and Frank DOTSON, both colored individuals, were arrested yesterday by Constable Horn on a charge of malicious mischief growing out of a church difficulty. Their case will be examined before Justice Baldwin this morning at 10 o'clock.

PROBATE BUSINESS - In the matter of the estate of John B. LEWIS, deceased, Judge MARTIN was appointed to represent minor heirs.

FINED - GOODHUE, for beating JENKINS and kicking him in the head on Saturday night last, was fined $100 for the offense by the Police Judge. He paid his fine in greenbacks.

SAN FRANCISCO DISPATCH, Sept. 12 - Jerome RICE, auctioneer, and his book-keeper, Mr. GARDNER, while driving near Centreville, on Wednesday night, drove over a precipice 20 feet high, in Alameda creek. They lay there wounded and helpless until Sunday noon within sight of a house, but were unable to reach it. RICE died this morning from injuries of his head. GARDNER's leg is broken above the knee and he is in a critical condition, but will recover.

>>WEDNESDAY, 14 SEPT 1864<<

MARRIED - in this city, on Tuesday evening, 13th instant, in the First Presbyterian Church, by Rev. R. HAPPERSETT, D.D.; Charles NEWELL, Esq., to Miss Sobrina AUSTIN, both of Calaveras county.

DIED - in this city, Sept. 12th, Samuel KOLMAN, son of Robert and Rebecca KOLMAN, aged 3 years, 9 months. [The funeral will take place from their residence opposite the Baptist Church today at 9 o'clock. Friends are specially invited to attend.]

>>FRIDAY, 16 SEPT 1864<<

ACCIDENT - As the visitors were leaving the Fair Grounds last night, about 6 o'clock, a man named J.L. MOWBRAY, residing at Campo Seco, Calaveras county, was thrown out of his wagon, dislocating his right arm and bruising his head. He was attended by Drs. LANGDON and SPOSATI, who report his injuries nowise dangerous.

SAN FRANCISCO DISPATCH, Sept. 15 - Dr. Chas. RAYMOND committed suicide by taking morphine last night. He was resident physician of the County Hospital. The impelling cause is supposed to be charges of fraud that have been brought against some officers in the hospital.

Submitted: 01/31/08

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