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Chaotic scene of miners digging, fighting, drinking, getting sick, etc. Man in center shoots another man in face who holds large bag of gold. Group identified as President Polk and his cabinet come down from building on hill to "reap rewards" of California. Dialog balloons. Printed title (LC). Printed (LC, below title): Lith. & pub. by Serrell & Perkins 75 Nassau St[reet], N[ew] Y[ork]. Handwritten (LC, within image): 50 Par[is]. Companion piece to 1963.002:0444--B.