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 Tuolumne ~ Yuba County California Newspapers, 1894

Tuolumne County

Population 6,082; stock-raising, mining and fruits. Mining may be said to be the predominating interest, though many other enterprises are gradually springing up. Fruit raising, to which the soil is admirably adapted, is one of the growing interests of the county. The almond and walnut are quite extensively cultivated, and with encouraging results. The assessed valuation of property in this county is $3,047,895. Sonora is the county seat.

Sonora, Population 1,441

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democratic Banner A. J. Jones Friday Dem. 1885
Tuolumne Independent M. C. Duchow Sat. Ind. 1872
Union-Democrat J. A. Van Harliugen Sat. Dem. 1854

Ventura County

Population 10,071; agriculture and fruits. The county produces with equal facility oranges, grapes, olives and figs of Southern Europe, the nuts and fruits of France and England, the hardy apples, pears and small fruits of America, and the semi-tropic fruits of the South. Here are grown with great profit and in great perfection English walnuts, almonds, wine and table grapes, oranges, lemons, limes, olives, figs, apricots, prunes, peaches, pears, apples, etc. The bee industry is carried on very extensively; there are about 18,000 hives in this county. Ventura has a superficial area of 8,000 square miles, or say 5,120,000 acres. Ventura is the county seat. The assessed valuation is $7,861,975.

Hueneme, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald E. O. Gerberdiug Thru. Rep. 1888

Nordhoff, Population 650

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
TheOjai Leverett H. Mesiek Wed. Literary 1891

Santa Paula, Population 1,400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Chronicle R. A. Dague Friday Ind. 1887
News F. P. McDivitt Thru. Rep. 1893

Ventura, Population 2,865

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Alliance   Wed. Ind. 1891
Democrat B. A. Sykes Friday Dem. 1883
Free Press B. A. Sykes Friday Rep. 1873
Venturian Alf. D. Bowen Friday Hort.-Agr. 1863
Vidette F. E. Smith Tues. Rep. 1888

Yolo County

Population 12,684; agriculture and fruits. Yolo County lies almost in the heart of the Sacramento valley. It contains about 1,500 farms, varying in size from 5 acres up to 4.000. The broad acres of Yolo devoted to grain are estimated at 160,000. Potatoes and onions, carrots, parsnips, beets, turnips, sweet potatoes, lettuce, green corn, peas, string beans, peanuts, cabbage, cucumbers and melons are grown extensively. Several thousand acres are devoted in the county to the culture of raisins, wine and table grapes. Yolo containing upward of 2,000,000 vines, nearly 150,-000 fruit trees, produces annually from 60,000 to 75,000 tons of wheat, has 11,000 acres of alfalfa laud, and an annual raisin crop of 120,000 boxes.

Guinda, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Indepeudeiit J. W. Hudson Sat. Ind. 1893

Winters, Population 750

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Express E. C. Rust Sat. Dem. 1884

Woodland, Population 4,523

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democrat E. E. Leake Daily Ind. Dem. 1877
Democrat Weekly Edition Thru. Ind. Dem. 1859
Mail \V. R.Ellis Daily Rep. 1881
Mail Weekly Edition Sat. Rep. 1861

Yuba County

Population 9,636; agriculture, fruit, and lumber. Grain-hay is grown in vast quantities. Vegetables, especially potatoes, form the principal crop along the rivers. Millions of feet of lumber, for home and foreign use, are manufactured. In this county are some of the oldest olive trees in the northern half of the State, which have been prolific and continuous bearers for over twenty years. Fig trees produce largely of fine fruit. Marysville is the county seat. Assessed valuation, $7,032,225.

Marysville, Population 4,450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Appeal Appeal Tub. Co. Daily Ind. Rep. 1859
Appeal Weekly Edition Friday Ind. Rep. 1859
Democrat Dem. Pub. Co. Daily Non. P. 1886
Democrat Weekly Edition Friday Non. P. 1879

Wheatland , Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Four Corners J. H. Durst Sat. Ind. 1888

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Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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