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W. G. T'VADLT, EDITOR.
Saturday, .11 ay 8, IS38.
Sim I'rnnclsco Aecncr.
Tiioius Dovcc, corner of Washington
and Montgomery streets. Is our authorize!
Agent In Sun Francisco, to receive sub
scriptions and advertisements for the Si:n-
Wo would call the attention of the former
patrons of (ho Sk.vtiniii. to tho recent
change of proprietors, nnil urgently re
quest that nit those who arc Indebted to us
before tho 20th of Mar, IM7, to nuke Im
mediate payment, nnd those having accounts
against tho cilice prior (o that dato villi
please present them. a It becomes tiecejun-
ry that the books of the Arm eh all be settled
up at as early a period as possible
W. O. T'VAULT.
Nominated at Salem, March 10, 1859,
REPRESENTATIVE I.V CONGRESS,
L. F. GROYER,
Of Marlon County.
G'ormior JOHN WHITEAKER.
Secretary of State
State Treasurer J. D. BOON,
State Printer A. BUSH,
M. P. DEADY, 1st District;
R. E. STIlA'iTOX.Srftorfcf;
K. P. IIOISC, 3i District;
A. E. WAIT, -Ith District.
Juck'oii County Duuiocrnllt:
A. M. RERRY.
II. II. DROWN,
V. G. T'VAULT.
L. J. C. DUXCAX.
For County Judge,
WM. J. REGGS.
For Countu Clerk,
"" For Assessor,
For County Surveyor,
For Probate Judge,
X. D. SMITH.
Fur County Commissioner,
Supt. of Schools J. 0. UA YXOU.
Col. of Mi!itia(i. W. KEELER.
Duuglus Count)- Democratic Ticket
ready credence- to tho report from the
Frozor Rivor gold mines, nnd permit
themselves to bo carried away by the
first wavo of excitement, for these
mines may turn out to be of the Gold
Reach or Kern River kind. Homhrcs
who aro over-sanguine nnd rush nwoy
with barely sufficient money to take
them to Frnzur Rivor, may posjibly
And themselves compelled to work in
the Uellingham liny conl mines or nt
the lumber mills on the Sound, at very
low woges, to procure means to enable
them to come hack. Tho Puget Sound
papers havo heretofore gained somo no
torioty by their unscrupulous efforts to
cnuso travol through, or immigration to
, tho Sound country. Wo think there
will bo nothing lost, at least, by wait
ing a fov woeks, for further nows from
that quarter. -
Died. Greenville .Mathews, n rcsi
dent of this plnco nnd vicinity for threo
or four yoars past, died of delirium
'.tremtns on Thursday night. Deceased
was ono of thoso unfortunates, who, it
j would appear, cannot leavo tho poison
cup, and who nro moro to bo pilled
, thnn consured. Ho was from Louisn
county, Iowa. His ago was about
Goou Pictures. Mr. Rrltt, of this
town, is ono of tho best artists in Oro
Igon, which may be evidenced by visit.
lng his gnllery nnd Inspecting his One
ihfo-liko Photographs, Melnlneotypcs,
iAmbrotypes nnd Daguerreotypes. If
you with to "securo tho shadow before
tho subjtnnco fades," givo him a call.
Don't tuko our word for it, but go and'
sco lor yourielvof.
The Atlantic Monthly for .March
has boon received. This magazine is
unsurpassed in point of alio wrilors.
It is very neatly printed, contains over
100 pages, and is furnithed to subscri
hers Ht 83 pur annum. Phillips, Samp
son k Co., 13 Winter street, Huston,
Admission or OncuoN. Tho Wash
ington correspondent of tho San Fran
ciseo Bulletin under dato of April 0th,
says : 1 ho Oregon bill for tho admis
sion of Orccon. will no donht nasi tho
(Sonnlo before tho sailing of tho next '
steamer, in tlio Ilouso it will not be
reported from tho Committeo on Ter-'
rtlorlo until after tliu Kansas question j
is unoiiy uisposod oi.
Beekman has placed us undor ohli.
gations for files of Statos papers of
April Olh, nnd California papers.
OCT Cornwall's Kerbyvillo Express
rendors us many fnvors. Thanks.
The Wi:athi:u is delightful. Vcg
ctntion Is progressing rapidly,
Fer Senator, or Councilman,
HUGH 1). U'IMYANT.
james b. iiuitNirrr,
For County Judge.
STEPHEN F. OIIADWICK.
For County Clerk and Auditor,
JAMBS M. PYLE.
CURTIS P. STKATTON.
For County Commlnloner,
Tor County Surveyor.
JOSIAH A. Bl'ISNOT.
00"Tho Editor has been absent du
Ing tho week, on legal business nt
Roicburg. He was expected homo on
Thuudny night, but had not anived
.when wo went to press.
Gone to Fkazku Ri ei:. On .Mon
day last, a party of fivo persons, among
whom wo noticed Messrs. P. J. Ryan,
James Drum, and Sam'l Fox, left town
liATEIt FROM THE STATES
Tho steamer Sonora arrived nt San
Francisco on the 20th ult., with dates
from Xew York and Xow Orleans to
the blh April. On Monday, wo rccelv
ed a telegraphic summary of tho news,
which wo publish on first pago. On
Wednesday, wo rccoived papers from
the Atlantic States and California, from
which wo givo below somo additional
Ruiinino or Tiir. Steamku "Sul
tan." St. Louis, April 2. Informa
tion has beon received horo that the
steamer Sultan was burned to tho wa
ter's edge nnd sunk near St. Genevieve,
Mo., ISO miles below this city, nt three
o'clock this morning, and that fiftoon
or twenty lives were lost. Among the
lost wns D. D. Moore, clork of the I
boat; Henry Eli, pilot; Joseph Rlack
liiirno, watchman; tho wholo of th
cabin crew, and tho barkeeper (name
unknown). Two lady nnd two gentle
men passengers nro missing, and are
supposed to bo lost. Neither their
names nor tho full particulars of the
catastronho havo yot reached this city.
Tho Sultan was bound to Now Or
leans, with n full cargo of Western
produce, which with tho boat, is n to
tal loss. Tho boat was valued at 825,
000, and is insured for 817,000. Her'
cargo consisted of 1,000 tons of flour,
pork, load and wheat. Thcro was no
insoranco on tho frolcht list. The ao-l
counts of tho disastor are so conflict-;
ing that it is imposslblo to ascertain'
correctly at present who or how many;
havo been lost. I
Fitoii Washington. Wo take the
following items from tho despatches
of HwS.Y. Herald:
I ascertained from tho Clerk of tho
Ilouso to-day that upwards of threo
hundred thousand names, attached to
petitions, had been received in favor of
a general Rankrupt law. Sonator
Toomlu is expected horo to-morrow,
when tho bill will bo immediately tok
Tho government has mado a con
tract with a citizen of Texas for sup
plying twenty-five thousand dollars
worth of cnmols for tho uso of tho ar
my, A commercial nrrnncement will
I ho mado at somo point in Africa nf-i
fording tho best facilities for purchns.'
lug animal suitable to our climate nnd
for exportation hither.
Tlio receipts at tho Treasury last
week wero nearly a million of dollars.
Tho amount subject to draft is over six
millions and a half. Drafts woro issued
amounting to a million and a quarter.
I understand tho President will ap
point Commissioners to proceed to
I'tah to endeavor to Inducn tho Mor-
mnn. to yield obcriionco to tlio Uwo, U
nrdor to avoid, if possible, tho shed
I ding of blood. Tho Commissioners
will represent tho determination and
forco of tho government to reduce them
to subjection, and will endeavor to im
press upon them the usolessnoss of on.
position. It is said that Gov. Powell,
of Kentucky, and Major Ren. MoCul
loch, will bo tho Commissioners.
General Porsifer F. Smith hns been
ordered to Utah, as well aB General
Hnruoy, Tho chief command of th
Utali army will devolvo on tho formor.
Wo tako tho following from tho cor
respondence and dispatchos of the S.
F. Bulletin .-
Patrick McLauchlin, known anions
llm Hf, ...' ... llDn.wlaon ..,1... .......
,w .Ml.Vl f.B 1 UUUPVIIi ,l.- WIID
and wero awnitlnc the determination
of their commander to proceed to. Salt
Lake Col. Johnston had n regular
t-flectivo force of 1,81 Omon, and 1,000
animals In good condition, and tho gen
eral Impression was that bo would wail
for reinforcements boforc making tho
Communication with Salt Lako was
entirely prohibited, nnd llltlo or tiolh-,
ing was known of the intentions or pre
parations of the Mormons to resist tho
rntrnnce ol tho troops, v,oi. wunn
ston's dispatches will be forwarded im
mediately to Washington.
St. Louis, April 5. Tho following
are tho names of tho persons known to
bo lost by tho burning of tho stonmor
Sultan .- James, Albortnnd Mrs. Poguo.
of Lagrange, Mo.; Mrs. Choathnm, of
Raton Rouge, La ; S. R. Wolfolk, of
Scottville, ill.; Henry Ely.D.D.Mooro,
Joseph Blackburn, Donnls Callahan
nnd Augustus Prodcun, of St. Louis;
threo cabin boys, threo firemen, and
four deck passengers, names unknown,
and also ascertained to havo neon lost.
About thirty of tho persons on board
nro yot to bo heard from, nmong whom
ore sovornl cabin passengers.
The Reliuious Revival.- I seo no
apparent dcclino in tho religious ex
citomortt that has prevailed for some
timo, not only in this city, New 1 orkj
but throughout tho United States.
Daily prayer meetings continuo to be
hulu in dilierent parts ol tho motropo
lis, and thoy aro always thronged with
worshippers. Tho moat notable place
of meeting is Rurton's old iheatre,whlch
is ovorcrowued day by day. llunry
Word Ruccher has preached hero on
several occasions, and drawn such au
diences that thousands have been com
pelled to go awoy. "Awful" Gardiner,
tho Into rowdy and highway rullian
who, according in his own statement,
"formerly trained for tho riiic, but is
now training men for tho service of
God"--preaches every Sabbath at an
up town nifutinghouso. Tho "fancy"
somotimes go to hoar his sermons, nnd
marvel grnutly at tho change The
next noted nonvort on tho list was For
rest, tho actor. He, too, has forsaken
the pomps und vanities of this wicked
world, and hereafter, instead of acting
tlio part of such devils as "Macbeth"
or "Uthello," ho will lake his role Trom
holy writ. Thoro bus been a rumor in
town for somo timo past that Horace
Tho Army mil.
Washington, Maroh 10, 1S58.
Tlio House has passed tho Army bill,
n'copy of which I enclose; there is no
uouiit ol its passage by tho senate.
Tlio Committeo on Military Afilirs
had a session this mornlnc at which
tho payment of tho War Debt of Ore
gon and Washington Territories wore
under discussion, but they enmo to no
conclusion thereon. Gcnoral Lano and
Gov. Stevens wero before tho Com
mitteo giving thoir statement of the
justness of (he debt. UXO.
A RILL to provido for tho organiza
lion of a regiment of mounted vol
unlecrs for tho defence of tho fron
tier of Texas, and to authorize tho
President to call Into tho service of
the United States four additional
regiments of volunteers.
Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Jlci)rcscntativcs of the United
Statct of America in Congress assem
bled, That tho President of tho United
States bo nuthorizod and required to
reccivo into tho sen ice of tho United
States ono regiment of Texas mounted
volunteers, to bo raised and organized
by tho Stato of Texas, for tho defence
and protection of tho frontier thereof,
to continuo in sorvlro. from tho time
that tho wholo regiment shall bo mus
tered into sorvice, for the term of eiahl
ecu months, unless sooner discharged
by tho President. Snld reglmont shall
ries to which vaid regiments shall re
Sec. 0. And be it further enacted,
That tho pay of said volunteers shall
not bo duo until reci'ved into tho ser
vice, but each officer and man shall
then bo entitled to ono day's pay for
every twenty miles he may have been
required to travel from his residence
to tho place of muster.
Ry reference to Congrctslonal news
on first page, it will bo seen that tho
abovo bill, to amended as to reduco
tho number of regiments from fivo to
three, was passed by tho Senate. En.
Later from Trnzor Illvcr.
Tho San Francisco Bulhiin of tho
20th ult. says :
Tho bark Jane A. Falkinburg ar
rived this afternoon in four days from
Portland. Ry bur we received tho Pu
get Sound Herald of April 10th, from
which wo extract tho following news
from tho Frazcr River Gold Minos:
On Sunday, 11th April, several gen
tlemen returned to Rellingliatn Day di
rect from Frazor River. They report
gold in nbundtneo and easily obtained;
tho Indians friendly, and provisions nt
Fort Langley cheap. This party camo
down for the purposoot obtaining tools
and goods, nnd intend returning imme
diately to tho mines.
Letters havo been received in hat-
corn corroborating the abovo in ctery
....... t-..t. O II ,!..- I
l. ........ if it i. iiuriicumr. uiiiiiu iinrues nro iircauiz-
be composed of ono colonel, one lien- . nnii , . rn, , nvv.
(- - -. . -"-JJ j-. W - W1V
being cut from v hatcom for a distnnco
tenant colonel, ono mninr. nnn niitninnt'
with tho rank of first lieutenant, one
quartormnstor and commissary with
similar rank, ono surgeon and two
assistant surgeons, ono sergeant major,
one quartermostor and commissary ser-1
geant, nnd ten companies each of;
which sliulS bo composed of ono cap
tain, ono first lieutenant, ono second j
lieutenant, four sernoants. four corno.'
rals, two buglers, ono farrier, and sov-j
enty-four privates. Each or said ofli-,
cers below tho rank of major non
commissioned officers, muaielana. far i
rior, and privates shall furnish and
keop himself supplied with a good sor
viccoblo horse and borsn equipments,
for tho uso and risk pf which, in oddi-'
tion to tlio pay and allowances herein
provided, ho shall recolvo forty cents1
a day whllo in sorvico with his horse;
Liruolni-II ntiiniiif llinan u-Iiii lit. nt,n... RIIU II OtlV linil.r.nintnlttlnnuil J . I
.. - , -, . .- --" naicu mo sieamer iiiiprm ih mnn
.1 mmri ,l.n ..... T .1.-1... 11 . fllll IH tfl II ., n. n ...I.-... .1..I1 t f " --' '
"...".."?.' ,' r:"" ' """l ;;;:;" :'',':'., ".00,''.,on,l orFrWr Rlver.ln order to prevent
;:i. r .:ur."u ":.".r"c,u ,0 ,uc,,i ,.: wzw. :::" :k:v' r" ",r.e.n.:: Me ni. the mine. (of wi,ki,
:..:. .."r,.v.v.o'oA"o,"e.," FhTi .;ni::r r:::.,"Ti."n-u'?"L" w exclusive control) ttm be
! 'u'J ihiu xiiuwitkt, 01 HIS . . " --rrv vnii!uig nurau nun- rnrri.ul on liu Atln.rt ' .t,.
oil.. t.I. .1... rll..i '. ,n tin nnriml nn.n .I...- C. .1.. i... CHTtOU OH l)V OlillTS. O OpinO
'3d: Maine. 411: New Inmn. iL ?S ' 'il lmll furnish himself with a h'o " time In monopolizing this trade.
'Vermont, SM; Ma.snchuse ... SJi i'" n.llll only to tho pay of a nri.; ". ' . . "T0. ".'T '
, ...... .,,..., n..,b.w Htlll wvvuuiw
387: Coniioetlent tor,-' v"o oritifanlry
Now York, 2.3S0; Pennsylvania. 1,7.(0: !..Sec2- An(l 1c "" further enacted
Now Jersey, 0U8; Delaware. 1U: bit- I1 !'." ",v - "iv......i.i.iiejf
trlct of Columbia, 21: Marvland. 9:1 0"lce.u 'felons, fnrrier.aud privates
Ohio, 1,148; Indiana, 7-17; Illinois, l,,,?',"!1 Tim
j at); iwiontgnn, uui;
Wisconsin. -10.r: '
lowa, U7; iMtnnesota, 3S8; Missiisin
! .in.. f- . . I .n ...
merit, shall, when mustered
into tho sorvico of the United States,
bo subject to the rules and articles ofl
pi, '12-1; Kentucky, 409; Tennessee,,! wnr- 1 "OJ shall bo armed at the ex
71 1; Virginia, 205; other States, 177; I'1'"0 f , UllUed States, as tho Pro-
Urltish Provinces, 287.
A shock of oarthquako was felt at
Athens on Sunday, tho 21st of Febru
ary, No damage was, however, done.
On tho following day tho allllcting
news arrived that nearly the whole
town of Corinth had beon destroyed by
. .1 I.. It. I e . ..
ou i-urimunKo. ino lortress on the
! Acorcorinthus has fallen and the col
umns of tho temple havo beon dashed!
to ino ground by tho shock. Calam
ono of tliu principals engaged in the !)BH' "Ituated on the Isthmus, is also a
murdor of Rill Poole threo yoars ago,' hoop of ruins. In ono place the earth
was killed by Daniel Cunningham on;"mu opened, and a rivor hat sprung up
the 20th March, in a low danco house'l w"'cu "ow through tho ruins into tho
in Howard street, Xew York. Ilsca
At the last soision of the Xow York I 1 " camor Ava, witli the Calcutta
On motion of Mr.C. Xeal, Mr. John
Rowen was recommended for Assessor,
alio, on motion of Mr. Sampson, Mr.
Wm. Hoffman wns recommended for
County Clerk ; also, on motion nf M,
for the Frnzor Rivor gold mines. We!!Son8or Mr w"'- G. T'Vnult was re-
learn also that somo ten or tu lv0 I C0Ul,ncm,.e.u for. 1'wwcmirg Attorney
miners havo left Jk, rM.i, ,....:.... I .."!' ",OUo"' U, l8t from this
,, , , , , "b'jirecinci aro instructed to uso their in-
the week for tho same destination. 'lluenco to select Representatives who
coi.jsck reaupaw.and several other "' support Joseph Lano and Delszon
.citizens of this place, it is said, will I Smith for U. S. Senators.
.start i.cst werk. I Pn mo!ion f Mr G GoJi it was
I ordered that tho proceedings of this
A Man Misjinc We learn that on , meeting be published in tho Oregon
me -'jib ult., a young man who wos in
tlio employ of Mr. Sykes, on Evans
jCreck, in this conuiy, left the house
about 8 o'clock in tho evening, without
shoes or coat, nnd has not sinco been
seen or heard of. Searuh was mado
for sovcral days afterward, but notli.
'fug was discovered that gave any cluo
to his whereabouls or fate. His name
is Moriison, is about tweuty.sevcn
years old, and was from Eugene Ci'y,
ASIILANU PltECINCT MEETING.
Pursuant to notice given by (ho Dem
ocratic Central Committoe, a Demo
cratic meeting was held at Ashland, in
Ashland precinct, Jackson county, Or
egon Territory, en Saturday, April
jw, ioo3, tor me purposoorchoosingj
three Delegates to attend a Conven
tion to be held nt Jacksonville on Sat
urday tho 1st day of May next, for the
purpose of nominating candidates for
County officers. .
On riintinn T 1 IV... . .
- ..,, .,, ftiiiiii Dnriininii ' . . ... '
tho Chair, and R. R. Hart-mline acted'! 1,fGula'liro B Jolnt "solution was i",al . nnd ovor a quarter of a million
gold medal to Commandor Hartatein, , tho 10th February. Tho cargo aud
as a memorial for his octivo sorvices. ,msns woro lost, but no lives. j
Tho modal was accordingly struck, lj During a hurricane nt Madeira, the.
and, in an exceedingly graceful letter, i u - ingnte Cumberland sufleroddam
Gov. King lately presented the testi-lnSei lost two men, and for a timo wns
moninl to tho gallant Commander. '"' imminent peril.
Thomas Allsopp, the Englishman J 'J'be Lrgitlature of Sardinia had
implicated in tho late attempt to assas-j oponly rebuked tho French emperor by
sinnte Nanoleon. who mado his esrniw' "'JectinL' a new consnimrv Ml iiniUr
t 1? I. .!ll I.. I! I .- 1 ' l III l.r.r,n. ,. ..-. ..!... . I .1
iruui iurupr, isatni uvnuveu iu lie con-i "' ""l'u,k lu "H" UUVOCOICU uy LiOTO
sealed in New York. English and; Puhnerston. I
Tho Chairman addressed the meet
ing, stating its object, occ.
On motion, Messrs. P. Dunn, Wm,
F. Songer and Thos. Smith, was cho
On motion of Mr. Georgo Good, the
delegates were instructed to reconi
mend to the Countv Cnnvonii,,,, m. I
L. C. Duncan, as a suitable man for
J." S. Huni'Ei;, Esq,, who has been
nbjuit fur-aeteral moiiths on u visit to
W,flMf folks nt irotnej" In the Allan
tie atatw, r-tuitiJon TVurili.
Sentinel nnd Jacksonville Herald.
On motion, tlio meeting adjourned
PATRICK DUNN, Ch'u.
.. u. iiauuadine, Hec'y.
r7rtivirvrf ni .v.. O
-.. ....., ,iu ae.TENCE or
Louslaau. Iho jury in the case of
icier oousiana, t,&am. Uverett) return
ed n verdict of guilty of an attempt to
commit arson in tho first degree, on
Wednesday night of last week, a few
hours too )alo for our last issue. The
counsel for tho defendant made a mo.
tion for a new trial, which raotiou the
Court overruled. Yesterday a motion
for an arrest of judgment was mode,
which was also denied. Th r.n,t
then sentenced tho nrisoner in n.
years labor in (ho Stato pifsuo. Sh
kiynu Chronirlr, April 20M.
French detectives are uow in tho city,
searching after him.
1 mentioned in my Inst letter that
the famous American barquo Adriatic,
which effected her escape from her
Fronch captors at Marseilles, had ar
rived at Savannah safe ml sound.
Tho Savannah papers publish Captain
Durham a nnratlvo or his ndvontures.
Tho Collins steamships Atlantic,
Baltic, and Adriatic, tho property of
tho Xew York, Liverpool und the Uni
ted States Steamship Company, were
sold in New York on the 1st Anril. at
sheriff's sale, to Dudley R. Fuller for
SQO.OOO, subject to liens amounting to
8057,500. It is believed that Messrs.
Rrowu Brothers will soon place (lie
vessels again on (lie ocean, to run be
tween Havre, Southampton and Xew
Tho car of the night train that goes
ovor the New Jerey road to Philadel
phia aro lighted with gas.
Four more bodies have been recov
ered from (lie wreck of the John Mil'
ton, whose total loss I fully described
in a former letter, this makes twenty,
four bodies, in all, recovered from tho
wreck of the ill-faled ship.
Latest thom Utau St. Louis.
April 5. The Utah mull, which left
Camp Scott March 1st, has arrived,
The troops continued in fine health,
Cousrv Debt. The Funding Com.
musioners have been In session during
the past week. The funded bonds is-
suou amount to the noat little sum of
ono hundred and twentyseven thous-
nuu uouars, nnd thoy nro not through
yet. The Commission adjourned yes
terday, and will meet again ubout the
middle ol June, when thoy will close
up tho business of fundinir the countv
debt. Thoso holding county warrants
i nn me mem nt any time during the
interim, with the Clerk, and thoy will
bo ntteuded to .when tho Board meets
again. When tho warrants aro all in,
the debt will no doubt be found to ex
coed 8130,000. This is an oppalling
spectacle; to see a countv onlv six
years in existence plunged in a debt of
viou.uuu. i ho annual interest on this
urn will amount to 813,000, ur.d ut
the end of the ten years, the time when
it is made payable by the act, if not
sooner redeemed, it will amount, prin
cipal and interest, to 8200,000. This
is an immense sum for our citizens to
Py in taxes. There is no escaping
the conclusion that thero must have
n-01 fearll."j bftd management of our
affairs. Thoro con bo no actual no
cessity for nlunL'W countv of flip
population and resources of this county
into n debt of 8130,000 in six year'
sidont shall direct. They shall bo al-i
lowed tho same pay, rations, and al
lowances in kind, including clothing,
and bo subject to the same rules and
regulations as are provided for the ro-
giments of cavalry now in the service
j but no field otlicer shall reccivo forego
t for a greater number of horses than lie!
may from time to timo actually have
hi Burnet;. su pay or oiiowancos ;
shall bo due until said regiment shall l
ie recotved into the sort ice, but each
officer und man shall then be entitled
to ono day's pay and allowance for
every twenty miles ho may have been
required to travel from bis residonoe to
the place of muster.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted,
i uui an ino oiucers ol said regiment
of mounted men shall bo appointed or
selected In the manner prescribed by
the laws of Texas.
Sec. 4. lif be it further enacted,
That, for the purpose of quelling dis
turbances in the Territory of Utah, for
tho protection of supply nnd emigrant
trains, and the suppression of Indian
hostilities on the northern and north,
western frontiers, the Prosidont of tlio
United States bo, und he is hereby, au
thorized to call for and accept the ser
vices of any number of volunteers, not
to exceed in all four regiments, of sev
en hundred and furty privates each;;
tho same, or any portion thereof, to be'
organized into mounted regiments or!
infantry, as tho President may deem
proper, io servo for the term of eight. '
een months from the time of their bo I
In" received into service unless sooner
discharged by the President. Said'
volunteers, if called for and received
as mounted men, shall be constituted
in the same manner as is provided in
the first section of this bill for tho
Texas regiment of mounted volunteers,
and shall receivo (he same pay und al
lowances, and, exoept the appointment
i of tweuty-fivo mllcc. which will inter
sect tho Hudson Ray Company s road
to Fort Hopo. This road will bo ronv
pleted in n few days, when tho whole
distanco from Whatcom to tho mines
will bo eighty miles.
Many nf tho hands hsvo left the dif
ferent mills on the Sound. All tho
large shins loading with liinibnr nt Port
I flamblo have been abandoned by their
I crews, tho sailors hiving almost to n
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A party of tho North western Bound
ary Commission, which left Semlahiuoo
for tho purposo of making n rccounoi
aticc of tho boundary line, discovered
gold near Suswul Lake, on tho Ameri
It is rumored that it is tho intention
of tho Hudson Ray Company to dis
tremely dull wltlod. WO' think thev will
l.v m lin.t t U "-? "'rt'-ir "
y A correspondent of the HcrCuu given
tho following concerning tho road to
the mines :
As regards the distance', country,
etc., through which this road pastes, it
starts Irom tho town ol Whatcom, leads
through a timbered country a distance
of ubout 12 or 14 miles, half of which
is ulroady cut Hero wo strike the
NooUak Pruirici. One of these prai
ries Is scvou miles in length, another
two miles, eVc. Thcso prairies are rich
nnd well adapted for fgricultnrul pur
poses; as yet no settlement has boeu
made upon them on account of having
no road to them. Proceeding on about
ten miles on n well beaten Indian trail,
we reach the Semnts Prairies
These prairies extend to Frazor river,
a distanco of 8 miles, and distant from
the mouth of tho river about 70 miles.
At this point the road inters jcU the
Hudson RopCo.'s Brigado road luad
mg to Fort Hone, i distance of 15 or
20 miles. Tho Intention is to con
struct a good practicable rood for pack
This road can bo traveled in threo
days from Whatcom to Fort Hopo
To go from Whatcom to Foit IIopo
by water is a tedious undertaking, and
require from 12 to 14 daj.
Paintul Accident. Deputy Sher
iff James Searcy, met with a very se
rious accident, one day last week, by
falling down a shaft somo fifty feet in
depth, spraining one of his ancles very
severely, aud bruising other portions
of his body considerably. Ho wss at
tempting to go down into a shaft by a
rope, and having a pair of wet gloves
on, ho wns unable to govern the velo
city of tlio descent, and to uso com
mon expression, be "went down kiting,"
nnd fell upon tho bottom of tho shaft
with groat force, which sprained and
bruised him as above stated, Wo ere
pleased to state, however, that Mr.
Searcy is recovering from his wounds
rapidly, and we hopo to seo him on tho
streets ognin in n few days, oven though
ho may look a liltlo worso for tho iolt.
Ing. Sisliyou Chronicle.
OCT Much uneasiness is felt In ro
of officers, shall be subject to the same
s are provided
; ond II called, .!, ,ii, .: . .i.. n..t....f'
infantry, thev ' i .7. J" '". ,'. '"" ""","$"' .
f. J: i i nwfcWMinr, uiu iuwiib oi naiioi
ruies anu regulations as are
hi this bill for said corps; and if called
for, and if received as infantry, thev
shall be placed on tho same foolinc in
every respoct with the Infantry regi-1
menu now in ino service, shall receive
tho same pay aud allowances, nnd bo
governed by the samo rules and regu-
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ther organized as mounted men or in-,
fantrv, shall be subject to the rules and j
articles ol war.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted,
That tho snld volunteers shall not be'
accented in bodies of Im il. mm I
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vj,'mo, iwiuau oiucers snail ne up. t'tiiti hah
puiiitiu in the nHiiner prescribed by fort, Ky.
uiesame,jgar(j t0 the unprecedented mo In tho
Provided! atrMlna emptying into tho Gulf, and
and Prentiss wero nundated. The
levees below Napoleon and Greenvllfo
had given woy, and the wholo country
was submerged. Much damage was
anticipated N. O. True Delta, Ap. &
Volvnteehs Fon Utah. General
Kinney, Adjutant General of Illinois,
has addressed a note to tho Secretary
of War, tendering the government one
or more regiments of mounted volun-
teeis for Utah. Another company for
bteii orgaiiiwil in Tint k
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