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W. G. nAUif,EDITOIL
JACKSON 1LLE. OREGON.
Saturday, March 27, 16S9.
Son I'rnnclsco Aacncr.
Thomas Bnvcn, corner of Washington
Wo civo tlio following summary of
I tho proceedings of tho DomomocratiJ
State Convention, held at Salen on
Tuesday, March 16th, 1853. j
At 10 o'clock, a. M., tho Convention
wag called to order and J. W. Ncs-;
jmith chosen President, and Shubrick
Thomas Hnvcn, corner of wwinngion.i
ami Montcomerjr streets, la our authorized Norris, Secretary.
Agent In S.m Francisco, to receive sub-, T, commiltc0 on credentials ro
scrlntlons ant! advertisements for the Skn- .... . ,
tixku ported, which report was accepted.
Nolirc. i! '',0 con,m'l,ce on resolutions, ro
Wc would call the atteallon of Uieformcr Por,ed ," ,ol'"lnG
patrons of the Sr.xTtxri, to the rrccnt;
change oi proprietors, ana urgently re
aeft that all tliuse who arc indebted to us
before the 20ih of May, 1B57, tt jinke Im
mediate payment, and tboeebavlng accounts
against the office prior to that date trill
please present them, trs It become necrxsa
ry that the books of the 'rax shall be settled
up at as earl? a period as possible.
W. G. TVAULT,
dominated al Salem, March 10, 185S
nErnnsEXTATivE is congress,
L. F. GROYER,
Of Marlon Count jr.
Governor JOHN VH ITEA KKIL
Secretary of Stair
Stale Treasurer J. D. I1O0.V.
SUtio Printer A. HUSH,
M. P. DliADV, 1st District ;
K. 15. S'1UTT0N 2d Wufrirt;
It. P. 110ISE, JM District ;
A. E. WAIT, lf District.
Int. llttolctit. That we renffirm our abid.
Ing adherence to the principles of the Dem
ocratic nartr. as announced In the resolu
tions of the National Democratic Convention
, 1...M rinrlnnall In 18A0
2d. ItciohtJ. That we rrcur to the elec
tion of James Buchanan, ss President of the
United States, with feeling or pride and,
satisfaction, and that we bare undiminished
confidence In the wisdom and patriotism of
his administration or the General Govern
3d. ItttolctJ. That wc re-endorse the prin
ciple ot the Kansas-Nebraska Act, audi
maintain that It Is a fundamental principle)
, In our political creed, tint a people In fram-f
Ingacinstltutlon bare thvighttoforsoand1
1 adopt the GoTcmment which the nay think I
best calculated to tbelr liberty, prosperity'
-.l !.-....!.. .....I li.M t AnnfiiMill ,!-
.h .... mtliA MAtiillllnn la Imnnai.il l.w 1 Wm CaiI. '
..', IIM W.UV. v...u...w.. .a u.vrv w vw. v-
selves upo"ri their candidate, recom
mended and placed in nomination the
following candidate for Judges: 1st
Judicial District Hon. M. P. Dcsdy,
of Douglas; iJd Judicial District R.j
K. Stratum, of Uiniwaii M juoiciai
Distiicl Hon. !U P. Uoise, of Polk ;
lth Judicial District A. E. Wait, of
On motion, said nominations were
unanimously confirmed. J
Under a similar arrangement, the
following candidates for Prosecuting.
Attorneys were reported and smaiii-t
mously confirmed : 1st Judicial Dis
trict A. C. Gibbs, or Douglaa; 2d'
District I. N. Smith, of Henton ; 3d ,
District Hyer Jackson, of Washing-
Chksckist City Wacion Koad. I
Tho Directors of this road have given J
notice that an Mictt'ment of ten perl
CCDt. or ten dollars on each aharo cf
Mock in tho Crescent City Plank Road
and Turnpiko Company, hai been la-
vl.H n.vililii at tho ofltco of tho Secre
fiv ------ 'Juan, flionterey coupiy, uh unu..j,
tary of said Company, on or bolore j as, jarci, between one nnd
IttrttcrToMi iHl Terrible Oc
cHrrcHccHt Shh Jhrh.
Tho following partrcalara k from n
telegraphic dlspntch to tfea Sacramento
Union, dated San Francisco, March
10th : "Wo. ! Jul weeived Infor-
n.llnn nt n mritt-rinUS Bttd tfrihle
occurrcnco that happened near Sanj
Juan. Monterey county, on oununy
the VMJlh dayouanuary iai, anuiuur , lwo o'clock on tno morniiig v, !
asscitmcnt of liko amount, payablo at1 day. As somo of tho Inhabltanls of
said .ffle. on or beforo tho 20th day of fan J uan were leav H n W L they u
ii u. iiiriiL nnsiiiu iiuiii -...
February last; another asscsimcntof
fifteen per cent, or fifteen dollars on
each shnro of stock in said Company,
payablo at said office on or beforo tho
ton: 4th District U 11 -Meigs, of' onil. nf M.rr.h In sL: and another and
"'Hon.' F. Waymlrr, of Polk, present. U "mcnt of fifteen r.r cent on
cd tho fellow ing resolution, which was, said stock, payable at said ollico on or
unanimously adopted: j1 beforo the 10th day of April next on-
Ilat-lvrd, TUl the public Mrrlces of Hon. ,, Tl10 aMCssmcnts should bo
his tried devotion to the prosperity and best 'ptomplly paid by tho stockholders, it
Interest or Oregon, his iWthrul and eBcicnt,,,. ntf ... .. ,t,rnil eomnletcd car-
ly this spring. Wo learn that tho work
on tho road is being vigorously prose
cuted, and if tho aisci.mcnU aro paid
up without delay, It will, no doubt, bo
competed bv tho first of May. Much
eral Constitution, In a State, In order to be 't!ie following resolution, which wao P"" "Pn mo promptness oimic
Sr4r-lK "JJite'MiSSlL , ...ockholder.andwebopethe.ewillbe
the imposition or any other by t,?ngres, ,.-.",.,.- n3 ZK rZ no "s7B,nB on "lc,r V""
swerving devotion to the principles and
measures of the Democratlo krj. bave
justly endeared him to the hearts or the De
mocracy or Oregon, and that lu sustaining
the administration or lluchtban, he reflects ,
trnly and nobly the sentiments of the Demo
cracy or Oregon. " '" u '
Mr. bloan, 01 Pluiinnman, presented
would not otilr bo In violation or the Con
dilution, but In direct conflict with the
principle on hlcb our political system rests.
llh. Jit $olrrit, That wc recognize the de
cision or the Supreme Court In tho Dred
Scott case, as an authoritative and binding
exposition of the Constitution, ami or tne
the action or the Democratic Central Com
mittee, in clvlng the lasts orapportlotunent,
In accordance with the Democratlo vote or
Deiivorrntic Appointments for
Tho Hun. I.. F. Oitorcn, the Democratic
nominee for Congrrsa, and other candidate
tor State officers, will addreu the ieople at
the times and places announced below.
Tho caudldtes or any and all opposing
parties are respectfully invited to meet the
democratic nominees at their several np
pulutmcnts. and to discuss existing political
The Hon. DcKzon Smith and other able
and distinguished democratic speakers will
also be present, nnd addreis the people
The Democratic candidates extend a cor
dial and cornet Invitation to their demo
cratlo fellow-chlr-cns and all others, to at
tend at the following times and places, to
wit : ,
Jackson County Jacksonville, ThurxUy,
April 15 j Cia-burg. Friday, 1C; Sterling,
Joifpblno County Kerbyvllle, Monday, i
IS; AllUnuse, Tuesday, 20. I
Douglas County North Canyonvtlle, on
Tuesday, 2!, Itoscburg, Friday, S3, 11a
ker'n Mill, Sutunly,J i
I'rapqn County Elkton, Monday, 2C.
Aprvlnltucnu fur Nurthcrn Oregon will ;
be published next wrck.
TitnATniCAL. La Petito Lottn and j
the election previous i that said basis Is just comnanv nlavcd " Bombattcs Furloso,"
ironmcnCandO-aneore i Monday night, to a crowded house,
tion or this system far our future State Tho nerformnneo was xerv rood, and
dLLl,,0.nt"?r.a.c."lc of thc AW" I IX. n,mnc,.,ln S..I. Ccn. I'lhe weneo well pleased. Tho ama-
6th. linehtd, That wc hall with gralld-' ' tral Committto was appointed, consist, leers dono tty well, especially the
catioa the efforts or the present Democratic 'iin of Ono from each county, as fo.
Adm nlstration to Initiate the Construction if.. r. . t v.tii. p na.
of the I'acinc Itallroad, nnd we earnestly j'0"!', en;. J . " c ,s Ot Polk;
call upon Congress to exercise all its con- 'bhubrick A orris, or Multnomah; O.
stitutioul powers to rorward the great en-1 ' W, Weaver, of Currv; A. Cox, of
tcrprlsc of the age. .... . . Linn : U. F. Hardinn. of Marlorft Wnt.
CCT Wo arrived at homo last night,
.but too late to give much news from
Dcuooiiatiu Co.nv::vtion. Wo
givo a brief sutnmary of tho proceed
ings of tho Democratic State Conven
Oth. Jtrtoleeil. That a thoroucb and Qrm
organization or the Democratic party Is nee
ensary to the success or Democratic princi
ples, and that we adbcro to, and will cherish
those usngrs which are essential to the har
mony and union or the party, and while we
do not recede from the resolutions adopted
by the last Democratic Territorial Conven
tion, upon this subject, we repudiate and ut
terly disclaim thc perversions and miscon
structions of such resolutions by our ene
mies, and maintain and aftlrm their truo In
tent and meaning to lie: That a llcprotcnt
ative In matters of legislation Is bound to
oliey the will or his constituents, but as to
party nominations he Is to represent the will
his party constituency, and endeavor by all
fair uud jionarable means to carry out and
effectuate that will lu the conventions and
caucuses or the party ; but If bo Is overrul
ed by a majority In a convention or caucus,
and another, not the preference or his consti
tuency, Is fairly nominated, we hold It the
duty such representative to acquiesce In,
and vote Tor the nomination so made, upon
the unlvcrsallr recognised doctrine, that,
"acquiescence in Democratlo nominations'
Is really to Democratic principles." i
Tth. Hriohtd, That we extend the hand
or Democratic fellowship, to those National
men whose party associations have hereto i
fore differed from ours, who will unite with
us In the support or our principles and norn-j
Inatlons, and cordially aid us In contending i
with faction and fanaticism aud for the
peace and stability of tho Cnlon.
tb. IltiotitJ, That thc provision, of
our State Constitution upon the subject of
fiscal economy, embody the Democratic pol
icy and give a sufiiccnt pledge that the
'Hoffman, of Jackson; G.W, Steward,
of Yamhill ; S. F.Chadwick. of Doug
las ; 1'. O. btowart, or Clackamas ;
Win. M. Ilarr, of Umpqua ; A. J. Mat
thews, of Josephine ; John Whitcaker,
of Lane; N. II. Gates, of Wasco ;S.S.
Mann, of Coos; IS. II. Lane, of Hen
ono who " loved tho Queen and Desda
flna too." Tho troupo left hero on
Monday for Kcrbyvillo and Allhouie,
where, wo doubt not, they will meet
with tho success thry so well merit.
No Statm Nrrvrs. Wo had confi
dently expected to receive two weeks
later dates from tho East by Taggart's
express yesterday evening, and waited
Santa Cruz,' which lies in a dirccUinc
tnmn iwn miles from Sntl Juatl, Tho
alarm was immediately given, and tho
r.nnnln all hurried to tlio tilaCO. As a
roundabout courso had to bo taken of
nearly four miles, about an honr olaps
cd beforo they reached tho Canada.'
Thero they found the building (a one
story frame) in ashes, and among thc
ruins tho half consumed bodies of Mrs.
Odcn, who lived In tho house, and her
four children ; and also that of a Miss
Hums, a friend who had been paving
Mrs. Oden a visit. Tho latter Is a
neico of Dr. Cora, of San Jose. Mr.
Odcn had loft two days before, for the
Four Creeks country, in search of
It was supposed thero had boon some
loul play, as nobody couiu imagine
that six persons could bo consumed in
a ono story small framo building, un
less they had been absolutely confined
in it. nr mnnli-ml nrevioualv. Susiii-
cion was directed to a Spaniard who
had been lately engaged on tho prcml
bcs, but who had been ordered ofTthe
ranch by Mr. Odcn before ho left for
tho Four Creek district. Armed par
tics wero formed nlnong tho pcoplo of
San Juan, to scour tho country in
search of him. A Coroner's jury wiis
sitting on Sunday morning when our
informant left tho place. Ho describes
tho cxcltemont among tho pcoplo as
being of tho most intense character."
ton; E. Groves, of Washington; c. , on that account, several hours beyond
Thomas, of Tillamook : A. Van Dust-n. our usual timo of going to press. Hut
of Clatsop; A. P. Minear, of Columbia, tho States mail had not reached Yreka
On motion, tho Convention adjourn
ed to 1 o'clock, p. M.
The " National Convention"
which was to havo been held at this
placo on Saturday last, was a complcto
fizzie. We heard a Democrat, of tho
regular organization, account (or tho
failure in this wise: Tho "Nationals"
found, on ncounting noeF"-1iat ffj
they organized a convention , by ap.
pointing a President and two Secreta
ries, there would be none left to ad
dress Ihe meeting, aml'assisl in thc Iin
portant business beforo it ; nor had
they tufliciont in numbers to elect four
delegates to the Eugene Convention.
UEi'AUTritr.s. A number or our
Democratic i arty will carry out that policv.il citizens hare left town during the week,
tion held at Salem on tho 10l wife of Dr.
tho proceedings will bo published in
full nest week.
Kr Politics runs nt high tido in some
of the northern counties. Thry had
better Work oil" some of tho supeiflu
ous steam beforo hot weather, or there
might be danger of bursting a boiler.
On motion, said resolutions wore
considered by sections, and unani
mously adopted. j
Tho committeo on tho order of bu
siness then reported, which report was.
On motion, tho convention proceed
ed to tho nomination of a caudidutofor.
i Congress, by a rira roce vote. Joseph
(& Wo have been furnished w Uh a
copy of a letter from tho Superintend
ent of Indian AflUlrs. addressed to Win. I no other nnmo submitted for notnlna
Hodman and others, of Jackson coun.,tion Slmbrick Norris, of Multnomah,
. . : t .! . .i i-i .ii ii moved Ihe nomination of Mr. Grover
ty, in relatiou to the Klamath Indians.1 , .. . ... , . . , "
.-. ,. , , ., , , ' by acclamation, which was unanimous-
but did not arrive at home in time to Uy cnrrM( onti ue WM ,i,ererore do.
publish it this week ; it shall appear clart'd the Democratic nominee for
next issue. Representative in Congress.
' Tho convention then proceeded to
03- Wo have been often nskod since vote for the nomination or a candidate
our return from (he Salem Convention,!1 for Governor, with tho following ro-
utiAti tlin r.f.l.iffnf.'ft frnm .Tflfksnn ' SUlt t
county would return; this Is a question
McCullv. who L'ocs on a visit to her1
I ...1. .!.... I.. .1... t.l.-it- C-a... l!
irjaiitva in uiv .iiiU'iiic oiaiuit, aim
Mr. Hays and wife, also going to the
Atlantio sea board. Several of our
merchants and business men havo gone
to San Francisco to make their Spring
purchases. Also, qulto a number of
tho " sports " have left town since the
Teal, of Lnne, submitted the namo of., last mail arrived fiom the north, which
L. I: Grover, of Murion; thero being .LmuL-ht ua tho official eonvof the new
Firt Ballot Gen. J. W. Drew, ol
Umpqua, !il); John Whileaker, of Lane,
2U; Geo. L Curry, of Clackamas, 20;
, A. U t,ovejoy, ot idacKamas, 4.
-r Tz ; it o canniuate uaving received a ma-
f7- Fl.e roads from Mntlrrra OrtJ.tIorir., 0rfll il t'oreTeair fKn'T-nn.-o...
j- j . . f ,.V fcW. ..,,.
wo cannot answer, but suppose tliey
w ill return this spring.
gon to tho north arojn bad traveling j tion proceeded to a seeond ballot, with' w
condition, and bofire1?goin can pass '! following result: Drew, 20; Curry,
tho Canyon, it will require much work. lv' " nef"" "' , . , II
gaming act. Truly, "Othello's occu
pation is gone."
SrAmilNG AND SlIOOTlNO AlTBAV.
An aflray took place on Williams'
Creek, Josephine Co., tl"fiJ ay morning,
19th iust., between John t .-yatid O.
P. Urumley, arising from eotrie misun
derstanding of the parties, in which
Drumloy received a dangerous wound
in the body from a knife; when firnnv
ley ob tuined a gun and fired upon SeL
by, inflicting a slight flesh wotwid. At
last accounts, it was tu"oughTlrrlfrcyjj
ould not recover.
ion Thursday, when Mr. Taggart left
Stages to Yseka. Tlio Califor
nia Stago Company will commencoi
t 4.J I.I.. t! 1..1 .
iuuiiiii(j h iii-wi-vmy imp ui-iivri'ii lie-
ka and this placo on Monday next
leaving Yreka on Mondays, Wednes
days and .Fridays, and leaving Jack
sonville on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays. See advertisement.
Fc.tniNo the Deut or Siskiyou
Cocntv. Tho Yreka Union says the
full amount of scrip funded by the
Commissioners at thc present time, is
8100,000, which has stopped until
moro blank bonds are received from
11); Whileaker, 27.
No candidate havlnc received a ma
OCT There is a small company of Jority of all the votes cast, the conven-
Mormons encamped hi Douglas county, i llon Pfoceeded to a thirJ bailor, with;
en m.,1 f.,r R.ls T..h IV Jl si..- i"6 ""9VS '"". " "lne of Gen
--. .... ...... HH..W. ..fc,,t ,.. I I A...... I.
Minino Accident. Wo leafrf'thst
on Wednesday last, a miner named
National Democratic Conven
tion in Josephine Covktv. Pursu
ant to notice, Ihe National Democracy
of Josephino County met In Conven
tion at Kerby title, on Saturday, tba
20th March iust.
On motion, Samuel White was elect
ed Chairman, and John It. Williams,
Uy request, and in tho abienco ofi
Dr. Mcltceny of Corvallis, C. II
Sprague, Esq , briefly stated tho object
of the meeting.
On motion, Convention proceeded to
the election of Delegates to attend the
Territorial Convention nt Eugeno City.
Mtitri. William Evans, David C,
Knight, and A. J. Abbot were unani
mously chosen Delegates.
On motion, the Secretary was re
quested to furnish a copy of tho pro
ceedings of this raeotlng to the Oregon
Sentinel for publication.
Samuel Whits, Chairman.
John It, Williams, Secretary,
Kerbyvllle, March 20, 1858.
Hung bv the Peoi-i e. The people
will get there over the left," i '
"IJ1UU.--IUI icjiuricu mat mo ,uor f
Drew being first withdrawn by Mr.
uouiutii: uiteaker, 0; Uurry, 17.
The convention then proceeded to
tl.A iintnliiullnn nf . Jl.l-I. f
B...l...,i.t.-.ll..i.!.i ,!" " u iiumaio lor
" - w .s..Bwi.usiiii.t.SeereUrj or State, with the following
ed several hundred U. S. troops, but,resul: Lucien Hcath.of Polk, 4l);Geo
wo havo no reliable authority for the ' , E. Cole, of Benton, 25.
rumor, aud do not credit it as truo, yet ' Tuo convention then proceeded to
it ;. .. u ii... . i . i nummate a candidate for Treasurer of
..possible that an encounter between SlaUl.UhlU0 fo,iowI csuU, j. D'.
the U. S. troops and the Mormons has , joonj cf Marion, 41; Geo. E. Cole, of
taueii ptace; torn tuo Alomiona everluenton, 'm Aaron rurdy, of Marion,
do Intend to civo battle, it will be be.
mm w -- , j
foro tho reinforcements arrivo in thoJ
Arrested. -Sheriff Pyk, en yester.
day, arrested Emlle , who had
stolen a pair of blankets and other ar
icjs from the Union Hotel and rob-LediU-veral
.clothes lines the previous
night.fand Jodged him in jail to await
'Z (During this balloting Cot KTnney, !
or Denton, withdrew the name of Geo.
The convention then proceeded to
the nomination of a candidate for
State Ptlnter, with the foHowing result:
Aaaliel Huab, of Marion, 52; Wm. J.
iieggs, of Jackson, 31.
The convention then proceeded to
the nomination of candidaloa for Su
preme and District Judges, 'lite del
egations from their respective Dtstriets
having previously agreed among them-
nf l .... 1! irll.. .1 . ,.
lork or Jackson Creek, had one of his murder of Mr. Geysel, about two years
legs broken by the falling of a stump,1 g- . The murder was a cold-blooded
which ho was undermlninjj at the tIme',,roc"Jr "" created much feeling at
for the purpose of removing frow Mi',!," time- .Ge.l wn'"ieland had
rlnin, Tl. !-., ... i ii ,i lh,e ctM Mrs. Geyse and one
claim. Ihe leg was badly trusted chlld - ,.rr! t...'i-rJi!. i....
just above the ankle joint, were afterwards exchanged for s'ome
A Oakn Duiwt, We learn that on
'Hie tK-rnetrators eg
raimil l.nf ..n. l.I.I I.. ....... I....
Tuewley night, of last week, the barn I ing been recognized by Mrs. Geywi
of David Sisson, of Ashland, was barn- A few days ago, as they were going
ed down. It Is supposed to be the Kgue Uiver, on the way to the Re
work of an Dicendiarv. The loMll'fer.v'' .,hl ma" ws lined and tried,
.- , i , - . . . I "ut owing to the absence of Mrs. Gey.
estimated at eu or seven !wnt,! .i ?,i . ,. . ....
(Kr Tho Yrka Union accounta for
tho large nuaibor of divorce granted
by our lato Legislature, thus :" Men
have been in the habit in that Twrko
ry, for a number of years past, f war.
rvlng not a wife, but a quarter sec
tion oflnudrand It la m.Ii. v.'l,,t
that, the land being secured. theyhould I
soon uro 01 tue tiicut'ibraticc 01: it "
sel no evidence could be bad against
him. Tho people, however, were satis
fied of his guilt, as bo was well known
to them, aud on his being released by
the legal authorities, they seized him
and banged him on a tree. They theu
got out a warrant for four or five con
cerued in the murder, and arrested
them. They are jiow awaiting their
The above occurred at too mouth of
Kogue Riter.we beliete. . !
The Aitnry Slave Case. A negro,
named Archy, was sometime slneo ar-j
rested by tho U. S. Marshal, in Califor-
lima, as a fugltlvo slave, in accordance
to tlio claim of a Mr. Stovoll, and af
ter being carried up to tho Supreme
Court, was remanded to tho custody of
the claimant. Tho case has excited
considcrablo attention, and caused'
much commotion among abolitionists
and frco negroes. When about to leave
San Francisco for the States, tho caso.
was brought beforo Judgo Freclon,
u-lin kkhiwI n writ of hnhtna rnrnui fnr
tho release of Archy, and a warrant
for -the arrest of Stovallfor kldknap
ping. The case was still in litigation
In San Francisco at last accounts.
The following dispatch, dated 17th;
March, to tho Sacramento Union, U the
latest wo havo received. It seems to
us that it is an extraordinary procecduro
on tho part of Judge Freelon in thus
ignoring the decision of tho Supreme
Judgo Freclon, at 3 o'clock this af
ternoon, denied the motion to dismiss
tho warrant on which "Archy" was
arrested, and said he would givo his
reasons for this decision when it became
necessary for him to pass upon tho writ
of habeas corpus. On tho strength of
this announcement, the counsel for Sto
vall, after consultation, agreed that they
would not make a rtturn to tho writ ;
whereupon Col, llaker moved that Ar
chy be discharged, to whioh the coun
sel for S to vail consented, aud the peli
tioncr was discharged. Tho negro was
immediately again arrested by the U.
S. Marshal, on a warrant, charging that
he is a fugitive slave. Ho was there
upon taken in chargo by several oil!
cers, to the Marshal's office on Uattcry
street. Thero was a large crowd of
people, cf all colore, following through
the streets, and several unsuccessful de
monstrations were made to tako him
from the officers, After depositing Ar
chy safely In tho Marshal's office, the
nolico took several darkies into custody
far tnakiug themselves to officious.
While the alleged fugltlvo was being
taken through the the streets, there was
great excitement both in the Court and
in tho streets'.
The Chess Tousnament. We
have already alluded to the fact that a
chess tournamyif will come off ot San
Francisco, MasU 22d. Nne but sub
scribers to tliegtiierul fund will bo ad.
milled to the rooms, or allowed to par
ticipate in the play. The names of all
competitors must be sent n to Win. It.
Wheaton, Corresponding Secretary of
the committee of Management, on or
before tho 20th day of March, at 12
o'clock, m. The combatants are to
meet at the rooms on Monday, the 22d
day of March, at 7 o'clock, r. m.,
whw) fhey will be classified and paired
off by lot. The playing will com
mence on the following day, The
games are to be played in accordance
with the Code of Chess Rules publish
ed in Staunton's Chess Player's Hand
Book ; and all disputed points referred
to a special committee appointed by the
Committee of Management, whose de
cision wuct be considered final. The
hours of play will be from 12 o'clock,
x.j until )2 orelock, r. v. Sac, Union.
Weaxek. Oh Wednesday and
Thursday considerable raiu fell. This
gives the miners, a timely increase ln:
(heir supply of water-!
I?oLD"ATTKHrr atHKomkby. On
Thursday night of last week, says tho
Yreka Union, of tho 26th, abuut 12
o'clock, a murderous attempt at toh-
Ihcry was committed on Mr. Qtiinqne,
wliilo on his way homo from tow n to
his ranch, situated on ins middle urcen.
horn trail, n short distance ouliidn tl'or
town limits. He was attacked by three
persons, undoubtedly tho ssmo scoun
drels who attacked Mr. McFall somor
two or threo vfeclta since, as stated by
us. A blow was aimed at his breast
with a knife, which fortunately .csniii
in contact with tho (tuC& of nis pistol.
Ho was knocked down ami threo shots
fired at him by the atsnss!ns,noRO of
them taking c fleet; ho drew bis pistol
and fired two shots In return, causing
tho villians to decamp, protianiy ror
fear tho reports of the fire-arms wouM
brine the police and cnilie their arresf
Tho shot's wero distinctly heard by s
number of persons in tho upper portion
of town. 'Hits was ono of tho boMest
attempts nt murdor and robbery that
has lately coma undur our noftcc, nt
it shows tho necessity of persons bein
on their guard and being Well armed
If their business calls them oulsido tho
clty limits in tho night timo.
Still Anotheb On Tuesday eve
ning of last week, n man named John
son was attacked by threo men, near
tho dividing ridge, at tho woods, on his
way to Greenhorn. Ho was knocked
down with a club, or nlber)ieavy ln
strument, disfiguring his facoand leav
ing him senseless for tho timo, and rob
bed of 9'iO '.Xj. Tlio roads in tlio di.
rcction of Greenhorn seem to be tlicr
favoritn points of attack of this band
of outlaw, who havo so far managed
to cheat tho gallows of its dues.
Extradition Case. Two men
named Spangcrand Edwards, wero ar
rested in San l-Vanciscn week befnro
last, on a warrant Issued by Gov. Wel
ter under n requisition from tho Gov
crnor of Oregon. They aro charged
with being implicated with Walton, re
cently convicted of grand larceny in
Oregon, and sentenced to seven years
Imprisonment in the penitentiary. Itii
said that tho In'ter in his confession,
charges them with complicity in the
crime. Tho Herald says :
"Tho prisoners were brought before
Judgo Freelon on habeas cortms, on an
application to bo discharged from cus
tody, several objections wero made
to tho sufficiency of tho warrant of ar
rest, l csterdny, Judgo Ireclon uocld
ed to dischargo tho petitioners, on tho
ground that tho warrant of arrest did
not set out that any Indictment had
been found, or an affidavit made, charg.
ing tho prisoners with any ofTenso. The
prisoners were at once rearrested on
another warrant, whlchhad been pro
cured from Got, WclUr. A vrrll of
habeas corpus was again obtained, and
another hearing Is to take placo next
Paeion Bheciier Coming. This
celebrated pulpit star, says the 5crni
Citizen, has asked leavu of his congre
gation to como to California, to stay
threo mollis and recuperate bis health.
In order to prepare pcoplo for his ad
vent, wo will quoto what llclla Ilrlttain,
who is always saying right out what
alio thinks, nnd is generally right too,
says of Parson Ueocher: "He has a
wicked eye, a sensua! mouth, and alto
gether a decidedly profane and secular
look. In all his holy discourses, ho
seems bordering on unholy things, and
looks moro as if be wanted to swear
than to pray ; or. liko tho Reverend
Thcodoro Parker, to swear by proxy,
as wncn no ncaia mat Chase, or Ohio,
had turned pro-slavery mao, replied
"to quoto the words of tlio wicked,
nou be uamnfil Iflio believed it!"
New SiLvr.it Mine. The San Diego
Herald learns from Fort Yuma that
Hinton and Hooper, who have had a
party out prospecting for the past year,
have discovered a rich silver iiilno on
tho bank of tho Colorado, some forty
miles abovo Fort Yuma. They have
nino tons of ore on tlio way down tho
river, which, from tho assays that have
been made of it, is worth 35,000 or
810,000. The discovery of this rich
mine, so near tho navigable waters of
tbo Colorda, has crested considcrablo
excitement In that community.
Fini: at Los Angeles. A tiro oc
curred at Los Antrcles on the 25th of
February, which destroyed property to
me amount ol near 8IU.UUU. Among
tho property consumed was (ho tin
smith shop of Halo & Childs, together
with tho stock, valued at 820,000,
l i -
Dk. Hates Acquittim.-. Dr. Bates
has been acquitted, and js now out, E.
A. Howe js also oul, and so is (he Slato
out to tho tune of 9200,000 tho ofT
spring of Know Nothing retrenchment
and reform, Yreku Union.
Cheap Whisky. Nearfy all llio
saloons in this city bave reduced Ilia
price of drinks and cigars to ono hit
instead pf two as heretofore. rlVr A a
Otr Ex-Judge Olney has purchaseo"
John McCIure's interest the Astoria
townslte, and will make that place hi
OCr The typo7 of this office duly
appreciate tho " keversgo" sent by th
proprietors of the "New State" last
night, - - ' -
3r Mr) Tsggarf will accept our
thanks for expiess fuvon,