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SALKM, FK1DAY, APRIL 10, 1874.
(Washington, March 31. Luttrell hns
troduced n bill to numit free of duty for
o years, on the Pacific coast, all ma-
inery lortuc maiimaeiureoi jiiteciotn
il bag material. Clayton Is advised by
iwes. chairman of tbu Wii.vh and
cans Committee, t lint there Is no pres
et huh session oi mu iiuiy ueing union
or jute or ntiriaps. 1 1 Is possible that
the Treasury Department rciiulutloiis
iin sacks once Used may by allowed
e adm sslon.
The testimony before the Congressional
vestlgatlon Into the Washington run-
works ring operations snows tutu
rt of the money for one contract was
rnlsheil hv Frank Smith, nn oNlclal
iporter of the House of Representative's
no shared In the profits, and Is now In
iiitornia lor ills neaiin.
Proceedings in the Senate seem to do-
lopo tile fact timt inc iniiaiionisis
vo ft wonting majority oi ai least live,
o additional currency which congress
reatens Is forty-six millions for the
atlonal Hanks, making n total bank
tie and greenbacks of SMiU.yoo.iHii).
Secretary Rlcliaidson has irlvntcly
timatcd his purpose soon to retire from
I lie senate nas coniinued tne numina
n of James Coey as Postmaster at San
usoi'iniANNA Dr.i'OT. March !!(). Tho
Hilary hold possession of all the rail
oil company's property, and alt is ap
parently quiet. The strikers held a se
efet meeting tills evening, and resolved
to oiler to return to work to-morrow, but
t ifjthe company refuse to employ all, not
tltto allow any to return. The company
feivu decided to reduce, and Irom olio to
1,000 strikers will bo obliged to yield.
There are various alarming rumors
font, but the town is full of troops and
'It Ifi hastily possible that there will be
iv serious irouuic.
iWahhincito.v, April 1. Xosmlth's
iceess in Missing through the House
Nceiitly a bill looking to the payment of
(Be .Modoc war claims, wnen a similar
Mil was overwhelmingly defeated a
Month previously. Ih u striking evidence
Iff the value in Congress of such oxpcrl-
ace and liluli character lor oiiiciai in-
Itwrrity as Ncsmlth enjoys.
KhI ......l 1 I.....I.... 1. cl.,..!!....
raj.llllll'l in );tiiiii- ii uiuiii cunning
Ktlmony regarding tile operations oi
lo Calilornia Postal Contract Ring.
le has the iidnilssluu fiom the Postal
I'tmrtmcnt that the laws nave been dis
carded, and obtained the pinmisc of
itnedlatu relorm. J no eontraeiors
lose operations are being Investigated
b Harlow. Sanderson A Co.
The public debt decreased two millions
ai'iinviiiKNci:, March :il. Proceedings
lmul;ru)tey went Instituted to-day
instthe A. A W. Spi'MuueMauufactu-
ng Company by the National Rank of
immcicc. The announcement caused
L'lit excitement. Stoekholdeis of the
ink representing 1-',(KI0 shares urged the
irectors to withdraw the suit, nut so lar
ley have been successful. Chalice,
rusiccoi the company, appeals io ine
editors to stop proceedings, which will
I Hi row from lL'.uou to 5,ooo persons out of
pcBiploymcut, and cause great injury to
JIBe creditors themselves. lie assures
Itbem that Mie company, if not interfered
Lwlth, will be able to discharge every dol-
pPiTTSiiiMKi, April KThu lire at -Mlll-
rstown, Pennsylvania, began in the
iCentinl Hotel, In which seven persons
hlost tlmlr lives. A girl Jumped from the
third story window and was feai fully
JHiJurcd. Sixty-nine buildings were burn
lu. iucluilini; the Central and Haiilou
(Houses, Opera House, Reeil V. Duiutit's
hardware store, Clink's Hotel, and two
(tiler buildings on the west side of Main
Kftrcct; llutte A Co.'h hank and express
'nice, ami the iuiiierstown savings nam;.
loie persons aro suiiposed to nave insi
their lives. Rut seven bodies have been
2si:w ioiik. April It Gen. Harvey
(Blown, r. S. A., died at Ills residence, on
Ifitnt.'ii Island, vi.sli.rilnv ih'oiI Tri.
E RohTON, April 1. Affile eighth ballot
fclbr Senator, Ihiwes got O't; Hoar, 74; Cur-
IMs, 7ti; Adams, lo; liuuks, il; scattering il.
BPPiui.Aiiiii.i'iiiA. March ill. Wool is
jlrincr, with an impioved demand. Stock
lie scarce. Colorado washed, t!5u:i0c, un-
rashed, iMiii'lo; extra merino, pulled, 4.a
0c; No. 1 and superllue pulled, 4.jao(c;
Lxexa, line ami medium, .!i;;ue: coarse,
jlu.")c; Calilornia, lino and uiedium, L'ua
He: coarse, tan'JH.
i l'ioVH)i:NCi:, April 1. The State elce-
lion resulted as loiiown: iieiiry unwind
tepubllcaui re-elected (iovernor by a
rote ol I'.1,'!', Charles C. Vanzant, Lieu-
Pliant lioveruor, by 7,ll7l) votes to U.olJ;
Joshua M. Anderson is re-elected Secie-
try of State; illald Snyles, Attorney
General: Samuel Clark, 'licasiirer. The
lew Assembly is largely Republican.
ri:w limit, April 4. -The rreo.Medi-
HI V,Ullll. ll 111flllt.il ll.'lllllb VWIIIV.ll-
the degree ol .M. D. upon lourteeu la
' graduates, elglit Irom New York, and
uu each Irom New Jersey, Maine, Mas-
Kchuetls, Uliocle island, 1-coii-liuunl
Ro.vroN, April 1. The wiml market le-
aain.s iiiicliiuigid, and all line woois,iiotii
Jihestle and loreign, aie In lair demand
i manufacturcrx aie loieetl to iuichase
aore or less every wick to keep their
Bach lucre running. Ruyers, however,
re purchasing only for present wants,
the woolen goods market is still unlet
Slid discouraging, and lor any Hue ol
rool that Is not i tails wanted the mar-
el Is dull. I' all Calilornia and tiuilcsir
jle tirades of pulled and other wool not
Ip in condition can only be Inrced oil' at
umimraiiveiy low rales, j-xira super
aid extra pulled, 3 1 a. Vie ; combing de
Wasiiisoton, April i Senator Thur
aun. of the Committee on Pilvatu 1-and
claims, will rcKri adversely on the bill
-ooslug to conurm io me ni. james
illiollc illusion the title to 040 acres of
knd eoverini; the tlte of the town of
raneouver, Washington Territory. The
Committee assume the ground taken by
Relegate McFaddcn In Ills protest that
the question is one for the Courts and
Senator Jones surprised the Senate to
due hv Ilia cnnoi.ll 'limlliet llllliltlnll.
j evincing debating a ! ty which, If un-
seiusniy devoted to honest mimic inter
cuts, will make him a reputation more
enduring than riches. The propect of
extreme Inflation is receding in the Sen
ate. It Is now doubtful whether they
can carry their Free Ranking Rill on a
In the District Investigation thlsmorn
lug witnesses were examined to show
that the tax asesed against property In
the eastern part of the city amounted to
nearly the real value of tne property.
Todd, of Rostou, testified to owning
property In the eastern part of the city,
wh full was assessed to the value of $17,
000, on which the taxes, including special
assessment, were $11,(100.
Washington, April l The contract
for carrying the mails from Cloverdale to
Areata, heretofore awarded to S. W.
Haslett, and contested for by W. A.
Force, who bid the same amount, va
to-day given to Force, on the ground
that 111- present sub-contractor has the
WAsniNUT0N,April ;!. Nesmlth made
a strong argument this morning before
the House Committee on Railways and
Canals upon the bill Introduced by him
to aid in tlicennstiuctlon of the Portland,
Dalles and Salt Lake Railroad. The
Committee agreed to a favorable report.
The bill provides that the (fovcninieiit
shall guarantee the Interest on the bonds
of the Company to the amount of !?10,lH.M)
per mile, In Oregon, for which the Com
pany is to transport all the United States
malls, army supplies, etc., free of charge
Yesterday's action of tho Senato set
tles the ipiestiou that the National Rank
circulation will not be Increased more
than $UI,(HH),(HH). Several llnanelers
think little of this will be availed of, be
cause those sections which demand an In
crease have not capital to buy Govern
ment bonds for security. Inllationlsts
have abandoned their ell'orts to secure
$'JOO,000I000, or an illimitable increase,
because they have discovered that the
l'r..Mlili.nt u'lililil vntfi tlni miiiiaiif. ni'itii
I if It were not beaten on the llual vote,
Which Is prolmhlc. the general impres
sion is that the House will concur in the
Ci.i:vi:i.ani, April 2. Three hundred
laborers at tlie t'ulnu Depot struck to
day for tfl 7." per day, lntead of ftd fid.
They weie promptly paid oil'.
Lol'isvii.i.i:, April i-A Hie In Lan
caster yesterday burned eleven promi
nent buildings. I, oii, S(,o,(HM).
Coiions. N. Y.. April ''-The Tivoll
i ICuitliug .Mills were burned tills alter
I noon. Lo.-, Si'oo.iKKljinsiiiauccSIMI.OiHi.
uregory U imier's Knitting Aim also
Phii.aiii:i,'hia, Apill i The- first
saloon-keeper was convicted to-day for
violation of the Sunday Liquor Law.
Ni:v Yomc, April it. The Russian
bark Juplte, Irom New York to (.Slbral
ter, experienced very boisterous weather.
February 7th, when lluee days out, a
squall struck the vessel, and at the same
time a heavy sea passed over her ami
at the same time a heavy sea passd over
her and swept 'apt. Trnndgeris and six
of the crew Irom the deck. A returning
wave boio back one of the crew, but the
others were never seen again.
Tile Norwegian steamer Annie Nore, 17
days out from New York for Rotterdam,
has not been heard of since sbu sailed.
WashinoioN, April I. Mr. Luttrell
was ready with an argument for the in
vestigation of Pacific Railioad Contract
and Finance Company matters, this
morning, but there was no quorum of
the committee. They bad not previous
ly been notilled, but to-day as their
regular day for meeting.
A bill will shortly bcieportcd from the
House Committee on Commerce provid
ing for tlie establishment of life-saving
stations at Humboldt Ray and Point
Reyes, California, and at Ncah and
Shoalwater R.iys, Washington Territory.
On the 'Jilt li of August last the Com
mlksiniicr of the ticucral Laud Olllee
rejected the application of Henry Paul
and others, for the summits of Mounts
Lincoln and Rross, Colorado, as placer
lands, for the reason that where mineral
Is found in lock in any place it cannot
be told as placer lands. An appeal was
taken lo the Secretary, and he on (lie 1st
lust, alllrmed tlie decision of the Com
missioner. Ni:w Oih.iians, April I. Near Mont
gomery station, at noon to-day, AuritiPi
Rieuvenue and T. R. Phillips fought a
duel witli shotguns loaded with single
ball, at lorty paces. Illenveliiiu was kil
led at the llr.st shot, the hall going
through his brain. Phillips was wound
ed. Ni:w YoitK, April t.-The Pacific Mull
Steamship Company have Just complet
ed ariaugeiiients to have their steamers
leave San Frauci-co for China every sev
enteen days, and one Irom Sail Francisco
for New York at the same intervals.
Piiii.aii:i.I'IIIA, April 4. -Teiineniore
and Coy, eouductornou the Pennsylvania
Railroad, pleaded guilty to euibe..le
ment, and were lined each S.IOOand costs.
Roston, April I. At a mass meeting
of prominent cltieiis, held at Fauculi
Hall this evening, a protest against infla
tion of the currency and resolutions were
adopted, setting forth the Ills of expan
sion and tlie violation of faith In delay
ing the redemption of outstanding promise-.
A committee was appointed to co
operate with committees in other places
Mkmi'IU.s, April 4. While seven men
were loading a barge with sand at Fort
Pickering, tills evening, about a qiiarier
of an acre of the elilf' tell, burying four ol
them. The others baicly escaped.
Chi:vi:nni:, April I.-F. II. Smith,
one of the Indian Commissioners, readi
ed licit' to-day from Red Cloud Agency.
The otlicl three have leturued to Spotted
Tall Agency. He says the actual num
ber of whiten lUllcd since Jan. 1st, by
Indians, Is six. He rejMirtH that the
troops at both Agencies aro unmolested;
that at Spotted Tall Agency, especially,
friendly relations -with Indians exist.
Tho Commissioners held several councils
at both Agencies, with hoi-cful results.
About six thousand Ogallulas, Sioux,
Arrapaboes, and Cheyennes have regis
tered, and remain at Red Cloud Agency,
and about four thousand Hrule Sioux
are at Spotted Tall Agency, and arc ex
pecttd to register next vek. Tlie Com
missioners say tho situation has been
ci Ideal, nut I lint published statements
have been exaggerated. Reports from
other sources say tho Commissioners
huvi seen nothing but tho old ration-
aters, and that as soon as the grass starts
the Indians will renew hostilities.
Dl'.ntoir, April ;t. Wong Chlng Foo
was naturalised hereto-day. He claims
to be the first Chinaman to renounce
allegiance to the Kmplre.
London, Match ill. A message to the
VY;if.s says the steamship Nile was lost
on her voyage from Hongkong to Yoko
hama, and all her passengers perished.
The number lost Is eighty. Among them
were the Japanese Commissioners to the
The T(ic!r(tili' Australian correspon
dent says Kociielort and his companions
escaped from New Caledonia in a small
open boat, and were ullo.it three days,
when they were picked up by a Rritlsh
sailing vessel and taken to an Australian
The bark Splilt of the Dawn, front
Portland, Oregon, arrived at Liverpool
on the iim lust.
Rayonni:, March 80. Carllst reports
from Balboa say that lighting was resu
med on Saturday morning and lasted all
day. The Republicans were repulsed at
every point, with an estimated loss of
4,000 killed and wounded, while tlie Car
lists lost only 1,000.
Cai.cI'ita, March fit. Reports from
the famine district show great improve
ment. No cases of actual starvation arc
now otitsido the Ffshoot, and In that
district but lew.
Nr.w Yoiik, March ill. A letter from
Havana says tlie incendiary torch is
making great havoc in the sugar planta
tions. The Spaniards say the authors
are Insurgents. 1'he destruction ol prop
erty Is tearful, and in the most leitilo
tract of the sugar-growing country.
Mih.uoim.Ni:, March 'Jl. Rochcfort
and his companions escaped In the hold
of a ship. They arrived at Sydney to
day, and will proceed to Kuropo Immedi
ately. Maduiii, March ill. Fifteen hundred
troops aie mulching to reliitorceSeirano.
The llual attack on Abauto will be made
Tuesday or Wednesday.
Riilti.lN, March ill. Tho Archbishop
of Cologne wasariestcd to-day for viola
tion of the ecclesiastical law. The arrest
was unattended by any demonstration.
London, April I A dispueli 1mm .Mel
lioiirim -ijs Henri Itoelii'lbrtiiud puriy lmu
Murlcd for Loudon, via C'nhlorulu.
London, April 2 (I a. m. A Ihuli A'iim
siit'flul Irom India sityx iluemllnry Hies inn
ulniiiuii).ly Irtqiient. In tlie neighborhood
ol' VHiiioiiu , m iiui (iwallor DiMrlit, two
largo lllii(;i s Iimii hi'tin eiillrilv dustroytd
Itoiii Nepali! a Isrge number ol hiliiibiliiiils
mu i Humming In coiiscqoimco.
Tho 7'((ir.isi,KileUII luiNMiilliilillundviciis
front lliestiu oi war In lorn llllliou to Apill
l-i, which show licit I lid itepiibheiin troops
have tukeii no slilon Much March li.Mli. A
I In en dajn' mini-lice, in lilvli Ililbiin was
mil Included, bus lit en iigieul upon lor the
Initial of tlie dead; iniiiiilline tlie bonilmril
iimiil ol llioclly continues, lien. Cnhelo l.
KotidiiN, with r,(Ki0 men, Is advancing by
follld lll.llcllCS IO ttlll UsalHtlllICO llf .Mlllldlllll
Nkw Yoiii;, April 1. Pminiim advices lo
lie '.".M of March say that tlie Imperial mill
North llrllisli Meie.mtiln Insurance Com
uiuics of London, refuso lo lake Paiiiiiini
risks at any price, since the lain llin. Tim
.Sim mid Noillieru Assuntiicii and Scottish
Iinporiu, tnke small risks at ilonhlo ll.o
Ni:w Yomc, April S.'. Tim London VVc
tiitjih oflho Kith tilt, says, tlni coitiHisltlou of
i ho niiw Cominlllio ol tlie l'reneli National
Asnuiubly, to repoiton tlni hill prolonging to
the end oft lio year tlie ihiwcis oftlio prcsnut
Municipal C'ouiiulls Is tantamount to a (!ov
erninent defeat. I'.!glil out of lll'teen mem
bers belong lo tlni Lett, who regard tho hill
as an encroachment oi. the right of electors.
London, April 1!. Arrived at (Jiimiustowu,
bark Santa ltosa, Irom Portland. Oregon.
San Piia.M'Isv, April it. Tho stcniiKir
Aluskn arrived this nvenlni:t'i mu Hong Kong
and Yokolmuin. Sliu brings dales Iriiiu tlni
latter phieo to March ltllli. Tim news Is mil
'llm liiHiirreeilon la tlie province of Saga
luid been qnelled.
Tim United .Slates and llrllisli Ministers
are to rcslilii at Ycddo lieiieel'orlh.
Match hill tlieni whs a lolent nruptloti of
tint volcano ol' Taromsni, about twenty miles
Tne (Vioki .UinVeoiitlniiosltN violent attacks
on V.H. Minister Illnglium.
P.vitiH, April il. The Carllsts report
that in tho revolt in Rilbna only half
their army lias been engaged In the bat
tles, mid that Santo, will shortly march
wllh a -trong division upon Madrid to
cut oil' Serrano's communications.
Maiiiiid, April il. Anolllclaldlspulch
sas400of Sanlo.'s men have deserted
lo the Republican tanks.
San Khancim'o, March ill. The con
tinuation of Col. Coey as Postmaster in
this eity gives general satisfaction. No
wotd ot fault was over found with Mr.
Stone. Col. Coey was a bravo and elll
cieut olllcer during the civil war, bearing
to this day most honorable marks of
wounds received ill battle.
Thirty-one persons wcio examined in
the month for insanity.
Miss Nllssoti's hcuclll last night netted
that lady about $-,:!! hi. She announced
her Intention of returning here next
an Kiuncisco April 1. A iliistrucllve
lire eciirrt-d this morning on tho corner of
ftm remcie.o Hint Hatiery streets. It origin
and in Linw it Frlclui'n liquor store, No. 11(1
Sicri Ultimo I'rmi. Tim place was entirely
OMVeli'l'id In iUmes, lhnliirn being red hoi.
I'liev were int'd ulih dlllluiilty, and when
opMiM, io. Iiieinsii had mi hour hard hitlle
ul.h a sin I ol lUine. '1 he entire stock is
riili.nl. (in the lliHir overhend was Louis
Luvy's pspur box factory, wliluh al-o gave
HiiiUkly o llm lliry iilelneut, LIuIh.h ,t
lt., Hutu occupy I ho ground Ihsir, tot .Saeru
inento slrt t, and the floor inerliead hh h
cigar and IoImcco factory, which also suH'ered
Very severely. .No. ;lt lUtlery stieel Ik oo
cupio.l by lllook it D.ivlilMiu, dealem In line
leather, 'kids urn! iiioroccon; stoek badly
d.imaKed, lining Hooded with w'r. The
lUiims alio .iitud to tliu Uliiuou clar lae
lory Irouiirnjon l.'ouiiufrclal stieel. Inirlug
llm lint lio MMlftMiil eiiglnecii met with
accidents. Third As.lstant lim-'lneer l'orbi-11
was luiiniiig up a ladder on Saeremeiito
hlr.t, mid (lid ladder, not lm lug u linn hold
ou the ground, Irll hldwyn, Corhell, liubb
ingou,cmue down with II, and sprained his
Hiiklo 111 tt,H fall, First Asilslain lOuglneer
liurckea, wb le working ou tliu eeoud lloor
of Llebes ,t H iw man, full through an open
ing, droppiug heavily to tho firm floor. The
loss will probably amount to $o0,000, partly
covered by Insurance.
'1 ho hullos lift vo decided to hold atiotlir
tomH)iatico mass meeting at the Taliornaclo
next Thursday wrok.
Tlio receipts at tho Custom House during
Ai'stin, April L Tho llcirille of this
morning contains the following: From
tUctrloh OstcrliBiis, who caino tills ovenlng
from Smoky Valley, wo got tho particulars
of a dreadful tragedy which occurred in ttutt
locality Sunday, about 1 o'clock. Ostorhatls'
nonrcs'i neighbor was a (Jerinan named
ClirUtUn lvikstcln, who hns lived in tho val
ley for tho past two years, occupying, with
his wife and two clilldien. aged two and
three yejrs, a small stone cabin ou a natch of
hay Irt'n.l, Ofhito Kckstcln and Ills wife have
ipiarreled friqiteiitly, owing to the husband's
Jealousy ofa joting man named Norton, who
was hording a Tow cattle In the neighborhood.
The neighbors paid no attention to tlie quar
rels of the pair, as they had hi renin oi too
fuipieiil occurrence to bo noticeable. Kck
s'eln was It now ii lo be naturally of a quarrel
sonio disposition, and had uudn friqumit
threats thai bo would kill both Norton and
his wile, but noun of tlie people In I be
vlclnltv entertained h suspicion that lin would
iMrrj hWtliit'iti lulu execution. On .Sunday
Instbsterliaus had occasion to pass la'ksteiu s
cabin with his team, mid noticing 111 at an
unusual air of stillness hiitigaboiittho place,
he halted the teuu, and knocked at tint
door of tho cabin, and pushed open tho
door, when a honlblo sllit met Ids gar.n
Ou tho lloor the halt-nude body of Mrs.
lieksteiu, covered with blood, lior features
hacked heyond recognition, llin skull hnlug
cut almost In twain. At her feet lay lior two
little iilrls, their beads nearly severed from
their bodies, (.In the bed lay tlni bodlns of
two men elapsed in llin entliraco of death.
Tliny were the bodies of Norton and Kck
stoiu. In tho hand of tho latter was
clutched. Willi tint vlco-llko grip of death,
a larwe bow In knife, covered with blood,
and by the side of Norton lay a largo
sized dragoon revolver, four chambers of
which had been discharged. Tint dreadful
sUlii nearly p,iralved 0lerliaus, who for a
short limn' was almost Incapable of action.
As soon as hit caliinto himself ho aroused the
iiolghbors, among wlietii lint wildest excite
uicnl prevails. A Justice of the Peace was
stimui-tiicd Irom Ophlr Canyon, but up to
llin limn our iiitoriiiiiut bill uo ordlct had
San FitANTlsi'o, April '.!. The Police Com
mlssioiieiN this afeciioon Investigated char
ges by II. F. Naptlialy hkhIiisI ilniecilkit Lues
In connection with the .VnM-tViriiMirVease,
the sel'urfiol'tho .Villi material ami imprison
ui'Mit ol lis printers. Artm-alull examina
tion Hut Hoard unanimously di elded Unit
Captain Les performed only Ills duly In Out
m.itter, and the charges were therefore dis
missed. Tim P.ii'ltlc .Mail Com piny lias llled a llhel
against the fulluia for services of llmlr ship
Arl.on.i In lowing her lulo this iort Irom
The bark .Samuel Merrill, from Xnwoistlo
far this port, has goon IntoNytlnoy dlnutcd
and pailially disabled.
Miss Ncll.Min started Fast this iiiornlug,
Tim lllnck will ease, attor a trial of lll'iceu
days, was concluded this evening. The ar
UUim nt occupied three da h and a half. The
Jin. v went out six hours. Their verdict was
'that they believed 1 thick was of unsound
mind, but thai be had not been acted upon
hv uiidiin iiilliience. The cited of tins ver
dict will he an equal division of projieriy bo
tui en Ills He and daughter, Mrs. Ilurdnll.
M.u'liAMCNro, April U. Active measures
are being Inaugurated by llm advocates of
temperance to obtain a vote of tho people
miller I ho local option law, recently passed.
A petition will probably soon bo lu circula
tion It this purpose.
At'stiN, April:! There isno ttulh in tint
account of llin tragedy atSnioky Valley pub
llslieil hi yesterday's Itrvrilli:
TlieManliattan Mill and MhilngCoinpauy,
during the month of .March shipped lo Now
York bullion valued al SI 10,000.
Vii'iouu, March ill. Tho tugs (Impplcr
and Isabella have succeeded III lirlnglng the
wreck Irom Cape Flattery Into tint harbor of
K-qiihualt. Il has been ascertained that II Is
the schooner Kllda, from Coos It ty. Ship
carpenters wilt proceed at ouco In repair tho
damage caused by (ho shots of tho I'.oxer,
alter which an attempt will lui made to right
her. It Is probable that the remains of some
ol the uiif.irttlliiito passengers may yet be ou
San FiiANcisfi, April:!. Tun performance
of "Lidy Maco" yesterday, trotting live miles
In thirteen miliums has caused groal com
motion In sporting circles hero.
Tho race at Iho Oakland Trotting Park to
day, ler J.VM, was won by "May Howard."
Time, '.M,, "lloxter" second.
Vicioiti , April it. The steamer California
aril veil ai r.-quhiMltal LWOo'clnck last night
Irom llin north. Sho reports things as very
lively at Cisslar, and llm uilueis ni'ikhig
from SlUlo f',0 mr day lo tho hand. Thorn
urn list ween seven and night hundred men at
the mines. The weather was very mild. Tim
rher is expected lo ho open about the llrslof
May. Sylvester, of lUrnard'a express, ar
rived in ihreo ilaVHund a bid f from Muck's
Il.tr ou tli icn w 1th about $7,000 In du.t
Tho CalifoinU s.i I led fur Portland at I
o'clock i Ills morning.
Tim I'.S. (pi irlnruiasler'sHcliooiier Marga-r-t
was lost on I'rlnco I'rederlek Sound In a
gulo on tlm '.SM of March, All liands savnd.
San Fnwi-isco, AprII4. -In llin twen
ty mile tiultiug i.ice to-day, at Oakland
Park, "Mattle Howard" was beaten by
"Stewart." Time, WiiitlJ.
I'Mward Taylor has been appointed act
ing agent ef the Pacific Mail Company,
in tills city.
Rarbler's balloon, " Le I.ecours," col
lapsed ycsteiday, when lino feut in tlie air,
near Auiuiedii. Theru were six passim
gnrs, two ladies, in tho car, which came
down wltli great velocity, but fortunate
ly uo lives were lost, although all the
occupants were more or less injured.
'Hie Alaska brought Oil.'! Chinese pin
sengcrs. K(IU;k, Apill 1. -Tlie stnge Which
Iclt here about H o'clock last night lor
I'alisado was stopped about n lilllo from
town by two men, one of whom bail a
sack drawn over his face. The coach
was In charge of Sampson, who endeav
ored to rein up the team when guns or
pistols Weie presented at him, hut the
horses became frightened at sight of the
rolibeis mill sped ou ill spltu of him. One
shot was II red at ihu driver, hut fortu
nately u ithnui cllcct.
A prlu light took place at I o'clock at
ltd by Hill between Frank Wallace and
a man mimed Mi.dill for $100 a side.
Thirty-two well contested rounds were
fought, lasting one hour and thirteen
minutes, when It was Interrupted and
stopped by I ho Shcrlir.
A fatal mining accident occurred in
McO'ce shaft of Richmond Mine tills af
ternoon. A man named J. Ryan fell
from the bucket for a distance of till)
feet, killing him almost instantly.
LKTTER l'ltOSI MALIIl'Klf
Mai.iikuh Indian Aobncv, Oiikoon, )
Maroh Kith, 1874.
Mr. KJIlor : In your paper of Feb. 281b,
and in correspondence datd Feb. Sfltli, Can
yon City, appear romarks rcllectlng upon
tho now Agonl (Mr. II. Llnnvlllc) at this
I wish to stato simply this, that Mr. Linn
vlllo iloes Impress tho IndlaiiH favorably, tho
Indians have nover inado any objections to
lilm upon the ground that they do not know
liitn, nor upon any oilier ground; nolther
have any of them refused to lie rocondlod as
asserted hi tint correpoudonco of tho ltlth,
but express a perfect wllllngnoss to romaln
upon the Aguuuy and also a regard for tholr
I do uol know whero I). II. It., rocelved
his Information, but ho certainly has bcon
misinformed. 1 was mi eyo witness to Mr.
Linnvlllo'a reception by tho Indians and a
mere hearty welcome 1 never witnessed upon
such an occasion. Old Wlnimniiioc.i, tho
head chief with a portion of his pooplo wont
away before Mr. Lliiiivllbc.une here, and a
short time after, some others of Wlnnonnic
ca'.s people, asked periiiisslou of Mr. Llilll-
vlllotogi) iu setroli of tholr Clilof which
permission was granted, tiioii tholr promis
ing lit return soon,
I deslro you to give this a place lu your
paimr out of Justice to Mr. Lliinvllle, who Is
doing all m Ids power to make this pooplo
comfortable and happy,
Polegnlos to Statu Convention. L. T. liar
In, Win. lUrlow, A. J. Apterson, Maxwell
Itamsby, li. II. Follows, II. Cochran, R. V.
Senator. Peter Pnoiiel.
lli'presoiuatlves. It. V. Shorf, S. P. Ico,
IL W. Lakn,.l. O. Foster.
Slierill'. J. T. Apperson.
Clerk. .1. M. Frar.or.
County Judge. N. Y. Ittidall.
Comity Coimnlssioiiors.L. 1). C. Imtourette
and (). O, lloynton.
Treasurer. V. P. Hums.
AsseNsor. It. Itowlny.
School SuMirlutedeul. S. 1), Piqio.
Coroner. Ur. J. W. Norrls.
Surxeyor. S. L. Caiupboll.
Dclegutes to Stain Convontlon, .1. 0. Coop
er, A. M Smith, .1, T. IVortb-v, .1. A. Applo
ga'n, T. M. Thompson, Isaac Vaiiiluyn.
ltepuiscntiillves. C. II. tlraves, Horace
Lludsey ami A. M. Smith.
County Judge. .1. L. Collins.
Clerk. V. W. Ilcaeli.
Sherllf. J. II. ltlggs.
County Coiiiiulsslouers. K. Duljishimitt
and Paris McCain.
Surveyor. Henry Churchill.
Coroner. David Cos per.
Delegates toS ate Convention, John Kel
ly, A.S. Patlvrson, .1 M. Dick, Frank Pow
ers, F II, Diiiiii, Steve Itigdoti, Jos. Ilraslluld,
D. C. Underwood, V. 11. Udell.
Senator. lolm Knlloy.
Ilepresitnlallves. F. II. Diiiiii, J. II. Mc
Cluug, L. Hanbrook, Samuel lluiinett.
Judge. D. M. Itisdoii.
Clerk. Marlon Wilkius.
Slierill'. S. II. Kikln, Jr.
County (iouiiiilsslomirs. ,1, YarvllI and
Treasurer. A. It. Van Wrrntnii.
Assessor. John Puiks,
.School Siiperiiiloiidniit. MIki Llin S.tbino.
Surveyor. (f II. Thornton.
Coionor. 11. I'illsworth.
Charles K. Warren, ehlesl son of Hon.
Henry Warren, died at Oregon (illy March
tho'JSth IS" I, aged 'SI years, n moullis and
111 days. Hit was born hi Clinton county,
Missouri, ou the U;h day of October, 18 hi,
mid lu 1817, while yet mi infant, ho was
brought across tho plains to this Statu by Ids
parents. Ills childhood was scent at Mo
Miuuvlllu, Yamhill county, where ho re
ceived the rudiments of his education. Ill
IWII ho responded lo the call for volunteers,
mid served Ids country for one year, at tho
expiration of which he resumed ids studios
at tho Me.MluuvjIlo Collouo, Ho tioxl at
tended the Commercial Col lego In Sin Fran
elsco, C'al,, w hem ho graduated hi sti7. Af
ter hlsreliirn lo tliegoii he entered upon tho
study of law wllh Messrs Mitchell ,V Dohili
of Portland, lu 1S70 ho was admitted to tho
liar of Oregon, idler which ho established
himself st Oregon City. Somewhat later ho
was also admitted to iiracllco In tho District
Court of llm Pulled Stales, lu INT'JIio wan
neurit dlo Miss Illicit Satfarmm of Oregon
City, now widowed after a happy wndeil (hoof
less than IK months, Alter lining sullied, Mr.
Warren was rapidly gaining lu tho esteem
and innlldonco ol tiieniiiiiinlty. I'or onn so
young lu years ho oojoyeil a largo share
of patronage, and uinlwiih marked success
III his prnlesslon. Prospects, of iidwiuoo
incnt, of usefulness, of distinction went un
folded tail' un hliu, when suddenly, all wan
cm short by death. Ills last Illness was mill
i'f gnat sintering. IiichhsciI hv Um iiecesslly
"I being sepal ated Irom all Ids loved onus.
Yet he hole all with lortlliiile, and resigna
tion to tint will of his heavenly P.iilinr. Ills
lost words while conscious words of un
speakabln coiidort to Ills bereaved parents
wein "loll my lather I die trusting lu tho
Savior," Mr. Warren was a ineuiher of the
order of Odd Fellows, I. mler who-n super
vIsUu Ids remains worn Imrlisl. Ho was a
young mini of energy, Integrity and more
tliMii ordinary ability, ills mourning rela
tives Iiiivo llm heart felt sympathy or tho
whole community. Ills death Is felt lo bo a
puhlie os, and Ills iiinuiory will long be
choiMiod by all wl o ki.oA him,
IIkv.A. J. W
".Miiiiii, Putcr," niII a Hcotcli imck
doctor to his uppi'mitlco, "yo matiti uyu
bo uwfii'cutitloiis In pliarimicy. liven
I micu iiiailc n lurrlhlu inMitk'. I was
utti.'iidlng .Mrs. Kittlelioilv, wlm wits
sitir, liisbcil with tlckiloliiroo. tin' I
was culled upon by John M'Fikolt,
Willi's croon was sun thin o' hair us
well us sencu that lio wiisitslniiiicil o't
itkiioi.liilK iis In, icow i.i,ortlit ii st l-iiiiiilii'
young widow Hint hail u lino public
Imoso ; an' I mixed up bultli portions
tit tho saiiio tiiuo; uu' fosli sake, inaiin,
1 happoiicii to gin tlicin ilk ithor'.s
iiicdlclnc; so pulr John, rubbing Mrs.
Klttltdsuly'n preparation for tho tlck
iloliiroo on tho top o' his head, lieclaros
lio's hail a hcu in his iKiniiot ovcrslnco;
an' Mrs. Ivltllclsidy, rubbln' bur Jaws
wl' tlio ointment Intended fur John's
bald H)v, In loss than a fortnight had it
pair o' wlilskors thuonvy o' a' tho
young men o' tho vlllat'c."