Though this issue was the beginning of JS’s editorship of the Times and Seasons, he did not actually begin direct supervision of the newspaper until the following issue. See Historical Introduction to Times and Seasons, 1 Mar. 1842; and “To Subscribers” in the 1 Mar. 1842 issue.
Persons disregarding these general orders, whether officers or privates, will find themselves in the vocative.
The Invincibles, (’s company of light-infantry,) will be detailed for fatigue duty, on escorts and special service; and will take post by assignment, and receive their orders direct from the , through his Herald and Armor Bearer.
His Excellency, the of ; the Circuit Judge of this judicial circuit, and the members of the Bar; the county officers of ; Col. Williams, and Col. Demming, with their respective field and staff officers,—of the Militia; and , and Col. Fuller, with their respective field and staff officers, and Capt. Davis’, and Capt. Avery’s companies of cavalry,—of the Militia; are respectfully invited to attend, and participate in the General Parade on the 7th of May.
Drill-Officer, & Brev. Maj. Gen.
PerHugh McFall, Adjutant General.
An ordinance fixing the compensation of the City Council, and for other purposes.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That from and after the passage of this ordinance, the City Council shall meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 10 o’clock A. M., and shall continue in session during the day, and evening, if the business of the city requires it—allowing one hour for dinner, and one for supper: and the said monthly meetings shall be called “The Regular Meetings of the City Council.”
Sec. 2. Each member of the City Council and the Recorder, and Marshall, shall be allowed two dollars per day for attendance, co-operation, and services, at said regular meetings: and each person aforesaid shall be fined in the sum of two dollars for neglecting to attend at any such regular meeting, without an excuse satisfactory to the City Council, and for each part of a day so attended, or neglected, a proportionate allowance, or fine, shall be granted, or assessed, as the case may be.
Sec. 3 It is hereby made the duty of the Recorder to keep a just and accurate record of the members present, including the Recorder and Marshal, at every such regular meeting, together with a full list of absentees, which list shall be returned to the Mayor for collection of fines quarterly.
Sec. 4. Special meetings of the City Council, called by order of the Mayor, by summons or otherwise, shall be governed by the aforesaid regulations.
Sec. 5. All ordinances, or parts of ordinances, contrary to the provisions of this ordinance, are hereby repealed. This ordinance to take effect, and be in force, from and after its passage.
Passed—Jan. 22nd, A. D. 1842.
Married—In this city on the 6th inst. by the Rev. , Mr. Gilbert H. Rolfe, to Miss Eliza Jane Bates, all of this .
On receipt of the above notice, we were favored with a rich and delightful loaf of cake—by no means below the medium size; which makes us anxious that all their acts through life may be justified; and when life wanes and they find a peaceful abode in the “narrow house,” may the many outs and ins they have made, leave to the world an abundant posterity to celebrate their glorious example.
Married—In this city by Pres’t. , Mr. J. W. Johnson to Miss Elizabeth Knight, all of this .
The above notice was accompanied with the usual Printer’s fee, (a nice piece of bridal cake,) for which we tender our sincere thanks, and our best wishes for the future prosperity of the happy pair. Ed.
Died in Schuyler co., on the 28th of December 1841 Elder Isaac W. Pierce in the 31st year of his age.
Br. Pierce was a native of the state of , born in the township of Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence co., Feb. 3d 1811. As soon as the sound of the everlasting gospel saluted his ears, he believed it and obeyed its divine mandates; and amidst all the afflictions that the church has had to pass, he has remaind a firm, and unshaken believer; and died in a sure, and certain hope of a glorious resurrection. [p. 701]