Oregon sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1858-1888, July 10, 1858, Image 1

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NO. 26.
dependent on all Subject) , ami devoted
U tt itil Inter ft of Southern Orrgon.
Published Ilvcrr Saturday,
rt G. T'VAULT, Editor & Proprietor.
One Ycnr, 95 on; Six .Monthr, $3 00:!
Three Months, $'- 00. j
Oae Sjuirc of twelve lines or le. first In
rti in. $3 00 ; each subsequent Insertion.
3100. 1
I ;t Tauds, each square, for one yenr.
gjO, x months, $15, three months. 410. j
At herald s.'otmt nude to persons wishing..
tdrjrtle to the extent of foursquares !!
J O II tV O II K ,
Of all kinds executed with neatueu ami
dupslcb at reasonable ratces. ,
S U0UXC00 vEai"u0.
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Vhyslclans fc Suvpcons,
orriCn "Jacksonville Drug Store"
.Notlh side nf California street,
Third duor ohove thr L'uion
llouae, Jackonville.
1 1 Tiioursut, m. n J o w ctitrn, u v.
July 3, ISO;. 25if.
Jacksonville, Oregon,
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11 1 1. 1. 1 iini. 1 iib 1.1 jl.ii inr..
Curl, of the 3d Judicial District,
sad the supreme Uourt or Urcgon. and in
irVi, Col
lAMieular attention paid to procuring
MRU warrants ana coiiectine claim
i.nit the Government May VI) SOI) ,
.ux u'LAtrmiLiN. iic.Nnr xt.trrrL. I
safL!il ;
New Ilnlldlng. Corner Cnllfornla.
and Centre tilreets, '1
Tlir. "NEW STATC" Is a cool and,
picious Saloon, and is fitted up in a 1
style of elegance. Tim Milliard Tables .
are iiw, snit rrnni uu, uf ihv tis.t uiakei.
ISKCf. t
' M
And t li Iltr there vt ill always be found I
a gouJ supply of raro old French llfarwlj
tics, prims Scotch and American WliN
key, choice Wines, Air, and Lager Deer, !
aaj supenur llatana Cigars. tf-lr. 1
add ii oFc ."gibbs. 1 ,
C 0 CA'SJi LLOll -AT-L A W,
Koitburg, Douglas County, Oregon.
Itcferences j
flic Joiepb Lane, Washington City, D C.
Cimpbell & I'ratt, San Francisco. Gal.
William Thompson, rq., Pearl street. N.Y.
Jamti F Starhuck. Eeq., atertown. N. V.
Hen. Jaion Clark, I'leMis. N.Y.
Ilea Carlos Emmons, Springfield, X. T
Stmucl Lake Esq , Ilutialo, N. V.
Harper & Ilrotbers, w Vork. 22tf
Corntr California and 3d Street, I'
April 2, 1858. 12tf.
Billiaud Saloon,
Opposite Eagle Hulel,
January l,Jd58 " ltf
Late of Sacramento.
San Frauciico.
HillOS & UB4TT. .
onier of Montgomery aud Commrr-
tial Streett,
(Orer Banks k Bull, Bankers,
Suu I'rnnciscc, Cat,
tl J Labatt, Commissioner for Luuitiaiiu
4J nov26nlCtf
Attorney and Counsellor at Late,
the Third Judicial District of Ore
At Keibyville, Oregon.
Janua 111
Tbc Finest
Are taken by
On the the Hill, near the old Parsonage,
Dally Work,
nv ciiAni.ru jiACKir.
Who lap from dread of daily work,
Anil his appointed task woiild shirk,
Cemmils n folly and a crime ;
A soulless stave
A paltry kuato
A clog upon tbc wheels of time.
With work to do. and store of health,
The tnnu't unworthy to be free,
Who will not give, ,
That he may lire.
His dally toll for dally fee.
o ' lo' us work ! We only ask
I'ewnrd proportlon'd to our tusk f
V"e have no quarrel with tbo great
No frud with rank
With mill or bank m, ,
No enry of a lord's estate.
"" "c tan earn snnielcnt store
To satisfy our dally nevtl,
And can retain -
A rrM,,on we nre rich ,nJccd-
No dread of toil hare wc or ours, '
Wehnnw our worth, and weigh empowers;
The more we work the more we win ;
success to traiie '
Succi-s to spade 1
And the corn that's coming In I
And joy to him who o'er his talk
ISemcmbcrs toll Is nature's plan :
Who. working, thinks,
And never sinks
, His Independence as a man !
Who only asks Tor humblet wealth,
Enough for competence and health;
' Ami leisure when bis work Is done
To read his book.
I)y chimney nook.
Or stroll nt setting of the suu:
Who tolls os every man should toll,
For fair reward, erect nnd free :
These are the men
The best of men
These are the men wc mean to be.
A Chance Mill Left.
ct iron tiruunu:.
I do believe sho worshipped me,
Hut when I Uid prorosp
She turned away with scornful looks,
And elrvattd note !
I asked If she would be mine,
In one year two nr three t
Still scornful, with a nltter laugh
She answered, "No, slr-cc!"
And yet I feel she loved me woll,
Although the other dsy,
I onercu ner a urive sue tain,
"I am not on that lay I"
uti cnanging sexi uncertain una 1
"hTch'cnne?oDJ?u.t f-llke ntudern skirts,
Our feelings can hut iwcll.
I Ansae she loved me, though she went
And Wltb another wtd ;
A fellow with long broomstick !,
And locks of fiery red.
No matter let her slide I feel
A chance Is left for me,
"Good fish there are, as any caught,
Ucmainlng In the sea."
ptr A good story is told of a Uostoulau's,
first appearance iu polite society in Arkan-
sos ; The company were engaged in dancing,
but the loveliest female present occupied a , good offices. And here, in proof of that, I
chair near the window without a partner will mention one fact. It Is known to gen
Stepping up to the lady, with a palpitating ' tlemen that I was the Indian superintendent,
heart, his miud creatly agitated for fear of wH as the executbe of Washington Ter
a refusal, he said, "Will you do me the hon-
or to gTace me with your compAny for the j
''next set1" flcr luttrous eyes shone with
unwonted brilliancy, while her pearly teeth
glistened in the flickering candle light, ber 1
full, snowy boiom rose and Ml with joyous
rapture as she replied, "Yes str ree-bob'
I for I've tot, and sot, and sot, till I've 'bout
itukrootl" j
I Tc- A Virginia paper records the mar
'Huge of Jane Lemon and Ebcneier Sweet ;
whereupon our dtvil moralizes : " How
happily extremes do meet, In Jane and Et
'eneier; She's 110 longer sour, but Sictct,
And he's a imon-squecier I
pirAn Irishman In London saw the Ly-Ing.ln-Hospltal.
"By the powers," he ex
claimed, "that's the place for me, for I have
been lying out for a fortnight."
pir The owner of a litter of pups was re
quested by a friend to put Jilui dowu for a
puppy. "Sir, I set you down for one a good
while ago"
pir It U an error to think that a long
face is esMutial to good morals, or that
laughing is an unpardonable crime.
'&&- The swamps of Florida Met said to
produce 500 bushels of frogs to the acre,
jWiin uiugators enougu lor ieciug.
i-tL. Why should a little man beware of
roarr; Ing a bouncing widow t Because be f
might be called "the widow's mite."
,29- "Capital punishment," as the boy
said wheu the school marm seated him with
the girls.
U.-SU "Father, ain't that a band-box where
the musicians aro V
Vsl. Marriage Is designated as a "bridal,"
because it puts a curb upon the victim.
!i-&- A Dutchman said a pig had "no ear-
I marks cxeept a very short tall."
I &U Why is a dandy like a venison steal;
I Because he's a bit of a buck
! -H. f,a lt.M nnl to ben.fit himself.1
.Wh th world a benefit when he dies.
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S.'-vra-iw 7WNH, m .
to lawyer who called aim bard names.
,m. t .t 11 ..f.f - .. m..
jSU What key will finally open all doors
of civilization to all mankind an,kee,
; fcju What color does the raiser wish bis
tojalobe? Yellow.
on Tiir. PATiirxT or I
The Oregon nuet VTmliiiiRtont
Iiutlitii War Ictl. I
Delivered in the Home of RepretentaUtetS
.May 13, 16C8,
Mr. Lane, of Oregon, having yielded the
Stevens of Wdshlncton. said : It Is
not my Intention. Mr. Chairman, at this time,1 vcrt hundred Indians with a band or twen
to occupy more than ten minutes In dlwus. 'J-" " Increased to fifty as I got near
in? this lull. I will state first in recard
f to It. that It proposes to reimburse Cover-
nor Douglass, ol Vancouver Island, for sup-'
dies furnMed bv the Huron's liar Comtia-
ny.n( Victoria, their rt on that Wand. I1
' am glad that such a bill has been brought
before this committee to py for supplies
furnished by the people of a foreign Juris
diction to the suffering Inhabitants of On-'
gon and Washington 1 cmtorlcs, bccutue I
1 can, and every gentleman here can, refer to
them ns wltncics of the condition of our
country nt that time. I am glad to refer to
the fact that fiovcrnor I)ouglas and myself
are personal friends. Wc have oltcn con
i ferrcd In personal Interviews and by letter,''
, In relation to the measures rrqulslts to de-'1
lend the sparse populattou of that coast ,
AiidTlt is to me a heartfelt pleasure, on this
floor, that I. ns the executive of one of those
Territories, have his cmhatlc testimony
that the ceursc taken In that Territory was
the only course which could have protected
those settlements, or which rould have pre-'
rantnl lhrlr rlrnnnulatlon And I thank
'!Ood that this bill now before tho committee
'gives mc the opportunity to refer to this
Judcmcnt. eoralnc. as It does, from an en-
tlrely disinterested source
Mr Chairman, I will not trouble the com
mittee by going tack to the eld troubles,
j and trials, and conflicts of judgment that
have taken place in regard to this war. It
is sufficient for me that I stand here on the
rock of truth, and I defy any man to gain
say my statements. I go not now to therc
'ports which speak of outrages of whites
upon tho Indians which rpenk of that war
1 having been forced upon us by the bad cou
duct of our rwople, and which accuse us of
getting up that war for the purpose of spec-
ulation. When I went to that country In
1E53, Mr Chairman, and traveled across the
j'pUln.,1 il.ltcd, on my way to Puget sound.
nearly every Indian trlbo from the mouth
of thu Yellow Stoue to tho Pacific ocean.
When I taw tho relations existing between
the white man and the Indians, I was as
tonished. I was astonished, for I was not a frontiers-J
man. I had, up to that time, seen nothing
of Indians, and but little of our frontier
population. Still I bad a prejudice that
there was much ol wrong in the relations
between the two people ; but I found that
their relatious were those of kludness and of
Hriry I had frequent complaints made by
Indians that white men would not pay their
debts; and the invariable course I pursued
was simply to address a note to the settler,
requesting him to settle the account, and It
was done In every case brought to my no
tice, esccpt In the case of a single person
who went on between two days, and who is
not now in our Territory. We have got rid
of him; nnd his acts, therefore, should not
Inure to the 111 of tho Territories of Wash
ington or Oregon
Mr. Chairman, the honorable gentleman
from Oregon, whom I am proud to refer to
here as my friend, has told you the simple
facta in regard to the origin of that war. I
was not In the settlements at the time, but
was upon the head waters of the Missouri.
The war came upon the people of the TerrU
torles like a thunderbolt. In our Territory ,
there were not at that time two hundred
private arms , and we were only able to ob
tain arms for three or four hundred men by
borrowing then from the Decatur, and from
the arsenal at Vancouver. I refer to this j
fact as conclusive proof, showing bow utter
ly unprepared the people were for these In-
dian outbreaks.
I do not intend, sir, to go into any de-
tailed account of this Indian war, but I pro-
pusc to mention one or two striking and
algnllicant facta.
The honorable gentleman
irom Oregon bas referred to me ns a wit-
new in relation to the arduous services of
the voiunteera of Oregon In the Interior
When I beard of the breaking out of the
war, I went otcr to the settlements from the
head waters of the Missouri as fast as bro
ken down animals, and the difficulties of the
road, would enable me to make my way.
Coming through. It became in duly, in re-
curd to the Indian tribes that bad not bro
ken into war, to meet them, and, as tbeirjl
father, being wpcrinteodeut of Indiau af -
fairs, to endeavcr to persuade them to cou-
tlnue peaceful. I met tribe numbering
'one seven mouiana souis, anu navmg'
nearly two thousand warriors, and those!
Jbeii ma,n,aiDed ,heir fidelity throughout
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causes of hostility, and of the unmitigated
' hostility of many of the Indian chiefs. When
'' I mettle Oregon volunteers on the field ory
t1 Walla Vraa, you may le sure that there"
was a most cordial and hearty welcome be
twecn us. Sir, to those, volunteers, under
IIcaTcn, 1 probably owc mJ ,ire for ' ,,bJ i
but a
a party ci twenty-nve men wan uie,
I had made up my Bind to attempt to'l
make my way to the settlements. It was
, the action of these Orrgon volunteers, In
protecting the settlements, that opened tho
nay fur me. 1
What might have been my fate In lighting
rncre be nwl1'9 Indians were, I do not
Vnow' DuM conceived thai It was my duty
to get to my post, and do my best for the
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ilvc' Sir, I learncU nothing of the, tolon I
tecrs till I was making arrangements to fight
the hostile Indians. The volunteers met the
Indians, defeated tlicm In a signal battle
that lasted four days, and drove them across ,
thr Snake rhcr, thus, opening the way for'
my party. I was with them Tor ten days. I
They consisted of tho very flower of the pop-J
ulation of Ortgon, men of family, men of!
substance, who had taken arms in their
bands In order to protect the people of the 1
two territories; anu mere tbey were on
the cold ground, without tents, living on
horsc-flcsb, and without proper clothing, the
thermometer ranging as low as 27 deg. bo
low tero, nnd never, for fire days, getting
above zero. That is what the volunteers of
Oregon did, and I am thankful that I can
say this for them as a witness In tbil high
There aro .one or two older points to'
b'"b I ' '0 allude briefly During the
, wuo' of that war In the Territory of Wash-
ngion, not a iricnuiy jnaian, or an inuisn
prisoner, was ever maltreated in the camp 1
of the voluutccrs of Washlngtcn. I say
this In the presence of all men ; and If any
one will rise and gainsay It, I shall ntk for
the proof. For six months the people of ,
Washington had to live In block houses i
and yet, so obedient w ere the people lo taw, '
so proud of their country, doing such high
homnge to Its spirit of humanity and justice,
that during all that time the life of the In
dian was sacred in the camp of the volun
teers. Why. sir, there were nearly five
thousand disaffected Indians, durlug all this
time, on the reeenatlon Ijlng along the
waters of tbo sound, and not a man ever
went there to do them harm. I rejoice in
being able to give this testimony, here In
tbo pretence of my countrymen, In regard
to the conduct of the people of Washington.
Do you wouder, sir, that it has caused to
grow up In my heart the deepest and most
1 aeTOtej ,uachmrnt to that people, who
have held me up In their sustaining arms In
my efforts to advance the public service,
and who have, by their conduct, illustrated
its dignity and humanity, and thus given a
lesson to the country and to tho world.
Mr Chairman, I have said all that I do
stre to say at this time. I trutt that the
tame measure of justice which the commit
tee propose to deal out to Governor Doug
lass, wll! be dealt out to the people of the :
Territories of Washlngtou and Oregon. The
debt in all the cases rests upon the same
foundation. Our people furnished supplies,
and animals, and shipping, and rendered
their owu servtcts, on the faith of the Gut
ernment Every obligation ,. mad. payable)
wbn an appropriation is made by Congress.
It Is germane to my purxte to give one
or two facts In reply to the grave charges
which have been made agalntt our people (
of furnishing supplies at exorbitant prices.
Now, sir, I have a friend, living near Olym
pia, who told a hone, to be used for the
volunteer service. When asked the price
of his horse, be replied, that bis horse was
worth sixty dollars cash, "but," laid he,
"to be used for the defence of our people,
you shall have the horse for forty Ave del
i " scrip." And the horse was purchased
I for forty-five dollars. And, geucrally, for
a considerable period on the sound, horses
, were furnished tho territorial authorities,
, for scrip, twenty-fire dollars cheaper thau J
' they were told to the garrison at Fort Stell-j
aeoora for catb. At the close of this service
these animals were sold at public sale, and
I' brought from teu to fifty per cent, above the j
original cost. I recollect an lostancoofaj
mule captured, and which was rode by Cap-
tain Uennlts at the battle of Grand Honde.
Captain Uennlts rode tbe mule home to
Olympin, a dtstance of nearly five hundred
miles. He was desirous of owning the mule,
and to be bid for it when it was put up at
auction, nut iua antmai was sirucx on at
tour nunureu ana seveuiy -nve aotisrs to an-
other man. and placed to the credit of tbe
! Government. Captain Henniss. who bad
I been n captain of compooy of volunteers
lur lue wuuic war, a ucriou ui mjuio icu
' ni&ntbs, was not able to bid in bis own ri
ing mule,
l And now, sir, In reference to property
captured from tbe Indiaus ; it was never
1 1 taken and kept by private Individuals
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binogeui orueta were given ua pro
pvrly taken from the Indians should be ac
counted for as public properly, and the or
der were strictly carried out ; certainly in
the Territory of Washington, and, I believe,
in Oregon.
Mr. Chairman, j ou can, from facts cf this
kiud, learn something of the character of
J-ll-! tlf-i'
the transactions of oar people In this war.
Ti - . . A... t, .. -..
1 it nu, must empuaucauj, n war lor oar
! protection, and for the existence of our set
tlemcnts. And I am thankful that it Is a
war which lias lef
1 left so little sting behind be
tween the Indians and the white settlers of
1 tho country. They bavo nearly assumed
I their old relations. It was not a'worl: of
1 supererogation. It was a work of toll, and
watchfulness, and of constant exertion, to
brine about the old relations between the
whites and Indians, so that all antmosity
might die out, and n spirit of kindness and
confldenco prcall.
Mr. llranch. The commltteo have passed
now some, fifteen bill., nrtl while I am veil
'Hug that the remaining Mils may be dlr
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lthout debate.li
poed or, tr it can 1 done w
uuicij iub iiurotiuu cau uo until wunouii'
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further remark, I shall submit the motion
that the committee rite.
Sir raulkucr. I desire to make one or
two remarks before this bill Is dlsposod of.
The justice of this claim has not been con
trovertcd, nor has the propriety of Its prompt
payment been questioned by any gentleman
who has so far addressed the committee
Ilut the gentleman from Oregon (Mr. Lane)
threw out a remark which certainly ought
to be noticed by some member of tho Com-
mttlre on Mliitarr affairs. lie would seem
to place us In the position of having singled
out a claim due to a British subject, and tojj
a man 01 wcaunt wane wo are rvprcrcuicu
as forgetful of the demands of the humbler
, volunteers of Oregon and Washington. This
remark docs gTcat Injustice to the com-
fpontbts state of facts, now tuade out
cUarly to our satisfaction, wc did not hesl
li uu to report the bill for his relief. It was
claim about which there could be no con-
troversy Its justice was universally con-j
ceded. We have not, as yet, had time to
examine into the great mass of these claims
which have been referred to ns, nnd to which
the delegates from Oregon and Washington
have alluded, but design to glvo them a fair
and Impartial Investigation at tho earllett
moment. I have not. so far, expressed any !
oplulon myself in regard to the validity of
these claims against lie Government, ex-!
( cept that which Incidentally fell from me In
the dlicnsslou of the army bill, In which I
I expressed the opinion tbst the report of tho
board might be re'garded as an award made
under the authority and with the full sane-
lion of the Government, and binding upon
IL I Incline to that opinion still; yet this
is a point which I shall reserve for a more
full examination of tbc cases, when taken
up In the committee.
The bill was laid aside to be reported to
the Uouse, with the recommendation that
it do pats.
Old KeKTtcx A Ktntucklan at the
battle of NcwJUleans, vho disdained the
restraints of a soldier' life, with bis name
nn the mutter roll, preferred "going it
aloue." fichtlne upon his own book. While
J the battle was raging fiercest, and the shot
'flying thick as hall, carrying death wherever
'they ft.II, "Kentuck might-have been seen
Istatlonedundera tll maple, loading and
firing his rifle, as perfectly unconcerned as
"":! 1 ?"!
CUBs Uib iUV UU9it 4 " j'v M
attract tb attention of "Old Hickory,"
i 1 1.. v. i,m. ...,....,.-1
' up Q Wng
him behind the redoubts, as he wo in a po-'
.uinn wbM, Mnovd 1,1. nerson to the fire'
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of the enemy.
"Hallo I my man, what regiment do you
belong to!" said tho General.
"Ileglmentl" answered Kentuck; 'bold
on, yonder' another of 'em," and bringing
his shooting iron to his tboulder, be' ran his
eye along the barrel a Sash followed, and
another Englishman came tumbling to the
"Whose company do yon belong tot"
again Inquired the General,
"Coropaoy the d 1," was the reply of
Kentuck, as he busied himself re loading ;
"see that ar feller with the gold fixin on
0( c&at and
boss. Jitt watch me perforate
Tbc General gazed in the direction indi
cated by the rifle, and observed a Brititb
Colonel riding up and down the advancing
columns of the foe. Kentuck pulled the
trigger, and tbe gallant Colonel followed
i his companions that Kcnlue!
had laid low
j i ,jeftih tijat dr.
, ,.IlurrBh t Kentuck 1" shouted tho free
Cghtci.( M ts victim came toppling from
Ug borsCi tDcn turning lo the General he
C0DtInuedi ..p, fighting on my own hook.
stranger," and leisurely proceeded to reload.
Fiw Men have a readier excuse for their
homage than the Grecian sage, who, being
asked by philosophers always ran after
rich men. while rich men neter courted phi
losophers, replied :
"Because tbe latter know tbey want mo
ney, and the former bavn't sense enough to
know tbey want wisdom."
Avoid entering into an argument with a
deaf man in a railway car, as it if sure to
Head to high tvetd',
Tho HriiMi Outrages.
Front the Washington correspondence of
the San Francisco Ihrald, undtr data of
jJune 3d, wo take tho following in relation
to the Drlttjb outrages upon American com
mcrco :
Congress and the country hate been
thrown Into deep agitation, which has been
increasing for tho last ten days, by the au
dacious and unprovoked outrages of Brlt?li.
! cruisers upon our vessels upon the coast of
jCuba and elsewhere. Ve have heard al
, ready of some forty inttanets In which our
vessels have been fired at or into, brought
lo, and overhauled by the Ilrltlsh cruisers,
on the pretext of bunting for slams, X-
cry dsy adds to tho Hit of these aggrcsIon
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ft1V Ullillil V, rviUB W, VUI tlHiUIM I'tv-
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posed to fit out armed vessels to avene
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ijthese insults; but the President, very pro
I'perly and promptly, ordered the whole dk
potable naval force dowu into the Gulf.-
Most of the shlps-of war so ordered, Includ
ing the Wabash, ha e already sailed for tl; 1
scene of operations, and are under orders ft
protect our vessels from such assaults.-
Some small irpa steamers, the Dolphin, Wa
!ir Witch, Arctic, and Plymonlh all gil-
lantly manned and commandel have satit
ed, and with every disposition to ly aloi
side of the British vessels ofwar the Bit,
lhe For-.ril. Bnd ,... Dartanl. that h
, fotj In chasing and searching our,
I go far e have not heard that the llrtU.h
'cruisers, thoush thev have overhauled Ki
'many of our vessels that were engaged In
I ordinary trade, have caught a slaver sailing
)Unler the American flsg. They did on tit-
,21st and Sid March mako two very valuslt-
ptltcs of slavers In which Americans bad no
Interest, and stimulated by prlze-mont? .
the British cruisers have become the mot
keen and desperate, having no chance for a
capture by any deference to national rights
We shall In a few days have In the Gulf
Mexico vessels mounting 140 guns. wTJIls the .
iBrltltb naval force on the Weit India statin
mounts 370 guns, a fearful odds agalntt us
In cate of a collision, which many believe to
. U inevitable.
I! The Committee on Foreign Affairs of th
Senate made a report with resolutions ct
' this snbject, which declare In the most so,
cmn manner that these aggressions shatt
not be tolerated, and that any meatureT'
necessary to snstaln this position ought (9
be adopted.
The Senate Is In favor of the resolution
so far as tbey go, but a number of the Sens
tors, including Douglas, Hale, Wilton,
Toombs, and Mallory, ar desirous of golug
farther, and directing oar naval foroe t
capture and bring Into port the offending
British cruisers, without waiting tberetuU
of our remonstrances to the BrltUh Got ert
ment. Should the British Government avow
the nets of Its officers, then it would b an
international question. If not, then tho of
fendlog parties should be dealt with accord
ingly. These resolutions are to be acted upon 03
Friday, the Sib.
Neither the Executivo Government nor
Congress alll suffer again any negotiations
with England upon the question of the rigM
of visiter search. The American doctrine,
that the flag protects the vessel and every
thing In it, will never be yielded. In 181;'
this Government hd occasion to declsre la
firm determination on tblssubj set.
I The British Government is ennallr firm.
,M U iuppMtd. ,a U, 10pp0ft ., a pretewr
n B " """ me seas.
The orders under which the British crult.
era are acting, were probably given by ths
Palmerston adntlniiUation,
At a ministerial crislt exltts in England
It it possible that Palmerston may again In
at the bead of the ministry in which cin
we shall have much trouble on this question.
Lord Napier, the Brititb Minister, has dlr
pstcbed a letter to the Admiral of tbe Wot
India station, SJr IL Stuart, requesting him
to desist from further (Operations again
our vessels, untU Advice be received from
The country 1s sot prepared for war, an-)
never can be till after It becomes engsged Iu
bontllllles. Tbe sca.board defences are very
Imperfrct, and there is nothing to prevent
a British fleet from thelling and burning
New York.
As to the Navy, we have seveuty vessels
of war, only thirty of which are fit to put In
commission. Most of them are useless for
war or peace. We have navy enough to get
us Into a war, hot not to carry it ou, .
Golp Iksamtv. On Saturday last two
minors near Honetown, being afflicted with
the Frazer river mania, sold their Interests
one-tblrd each in a claim, the one for
930 and the other for $23. They then clean
ed up their washing of the three days pre
vlout, which yielded them each $72, or $21
per day each. On Monday last, lbs pur-
cbaer, with a pan, wanhed 20 out of the
Ulliogt of this same claim. Ths men who
sold this claim knew its value. It bad been
yielding largely for a longtime. Tbey sold
because they were pot satisfied to make be
tween one and two ounces per day. They
were, In short, Frszer-rlver-mad, and fn
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