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THE SHASTA COURIER.
SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 9. 1853. Affe nta for llae Courier. The following gentl< men are our regularly authorized Agents, empowered to collect Sub scriptions, Advertisements, aud Job Work, and receipt for the same : S»h Francisco. —John H. Miller. W'eatcrrillc. —Cham, Rogers A Co. One Horse Town. —Haywood Co. and Smith & Tollman, Expressmen. Frinrh Gulch. —Morrow &.Sh y.vsox, and Mr. Shroetku. Yrtlea. —Cram, Rogers & Co. t3T* Agents wanted in every portion of the mines. San Francisco Agency. —John 11, Miller. Ts(|. will hereafter act as Agent for the Skatfo Courier in San Francisco. We take pleasure in recommending Mr. M. to the favor of the San 1 ranciscomerchants. They may be fully assured that ail besiness orders for the Courier left w|lh him will be faithfully attended to. The lloilile Imlimm. A few weeks since, in view of ilie numerous nod aggravated offences of the Indhius against our citizens—in view of the fact that for months they hail on every occasion killed our people and destroyed their property, at the same time refusing all propositions for peace, and avowing the determination of waging a still more fearful war against US' —in view of all this we urged our people to rai.-e companies and chastise the savages —whip them terribly, if needs he, exter minate them. For this the San Francisco Eve ning Journal raises its hands in holy horror all through an entire column—a column that would, if properly done up, have formed a model ad dress before a congregation of good old ladies in the east, whose sympathies, too far-reaching to stoop to relieve distress and ignorance around their feet, must needs go out to the uttermost ends of the earth, and furnish every little Hot tentot, Congo and Hindoo baby with a red flan nel shirt and a fine-tooth comb. The Californi an. with hands piously clasped across it* bowels, and eyes upwardly inclined, utters a sanctimo nious groan and thanks its stars that the Journal has given the Shasia Courier “fits”—wholly ob livious to the fact that one of its principal editors was a leader in a political party, a portion of whom, hut a few years since, we saw shoot down iu the streets of Sacramento its mayor and other valuable citizens —not to save their lives, lint to preserve a piece of property. The Ma rysville Herald, too, throwing itself into a serio tragico-comico attitude, in gutteral accents ex claims, “ Lo, the poor Indian!’’—wholly forget ful of the fact that a few months ago its cry was blood ! blood! and only blood ! in the case of a poor tcldlc man who stole a few bags of provi sions—and in fact never slept soundly until Tanner was launched into eternity from the end of a rope. Such are the three wise men—counsellors— who have volunteered the advice to our people to act like Christians, and not slay the poor In dians even if they do kill our brothers. We confess that praise is always more pleas ant to us than blame. Vet in this case, gentle men, we believe that we are right, and hence your censure does not disturb us. We value the lives of our people more than we do your good opinion. We are vain enough to believe that we know more about this matter than either of you; indeed we are impudent enough to enter tain serious doubts of your competency in speak ing upon this subject at all. We do not believe that you who, some of you. perhaps have never been amongst hostile Indians an hour in your lives, are exactly the proper men to point out to our people, who know the Indian character thoroughly, the proper course fur them to pur sue toward their savage foe. Your suggestion that we ‘‘devise some hu mane policy” is all very fine for you. lint vve have no time to wait and deliberate. The evil is here right upon ns. It is a question of life and death and pecuniary ruin. AVe must act. AVould you have us permit the “ poor Indian” rob and kill our people without an effort to pre vent it I AVe do not urge a destructive war against the Indians because we love (God save the love,) them less than you do, but because we love our own people more. Are the lives of a thousand of these red devils to be compared iu value to that of one good American citizen ? Which would be the greater loss to the world and to Christianity ? You forget that we are de fending our lives. How else would you have us act, if not fight them ? Do you suppose that we have not time and again made efforts to con ciliate their friendship ? AVe tell you that it is the fault of the savages that the war now exists. The whites are anxious for peace, and if the In dians would consent to live on terms of amity with them, they need never suffer for food. AA'e repeat, then, all that we have heretofore said, and tell our people, unless Government re lieve us from this difficulty, they must wage such a war as was waged years ago against the Indians of the Northwestern Territory—when a United States officer, one whose deeds occupy a bright page in the history of our country, “bunted them through the mountains and shot them down without mercy”—"pursued them to their homes” and burned their lodges, destroy ed their winter's food—aye, captured their squaws and children, if we remember aright, and retained them as hostages. In the meanwhile we recommend onr good Christian brothers, who tell us to be merciful to the Indian at the expense of our friend's life, nay, to feed and make him fat. to read a chapter or two almost anywhere iu the Old Testament, and learn how Moses and the Chil dren of Israel .“smote" just such enemies as we are contending against. Ball at the C;iobe Hotel. A Ball will take place at the Globe Hotel iu this place, on Tuesday evening the 19th inst. The management met last night and made arrangements for the occasion. Terrible Trngcdy-~Onc ITlau Shot and Another Hang ! On AA'ednesday morning last, a difficulty oc curred at a gambling table in the Trinity House in this place, between James Noland, a Monte dealer, and Alex. Murdock, Esq., a citizen oi Whisky Creek, which, we are sorry to say, re sulted in one of the most terrible tragedies that has ever occurred in this place. It seems, from the evidence adduced at the trial, that Noland had drawn several cards upon Mr. M.,and thus cheated him of the sum of forty dollars. A dispute then ensued, Mr. M. in the mildest manner, demanding to be treated fairly in the game. At this time Mr. M. bad Iris baud upon his pistol as it hung in his scabbard by his side. N. however refused to return the money, but left his seat and went behind the bar, where, without its being noticed, he secured a pistol, and walking up to Mr. M, said, “ you have a pistol, defend yourself,” accompanying the words, or rather preceding them, with a shot. Mr. 31. dropped almost instantaneously dead. The ball entered the upper lobe of the right lung, passed through the aorta, or main artery, thence striking the back bone on the right side, c *. 7 passed between the third and fourth ribs, and rested in the muscles of the back. Sheritf Corsaut, with that promptness which always characterizes that gentleman in this sort of thing, was on the ground iu his night clothes, and had hold of the prisoner In less than two minutes after the report of the pistol. Immediately after the fatal shot the murderer conducted himself in a manner brutal and un feeling to a degree almost incredible—dancing jumping ami laughing around bis victim with the greatest glee, and boasting of the deed as one of las ‘' jobs.” His only excuse for the act was, that Mr. M had his pistol iu his hand at the time, and he did the act iu self-defence. But his own partner, friends anil associates, testified that Mr. M. made no motion during the whole affair to use his pistol, and Noland himself con fessed, before being hung, that he had no fear that M. would shoot. AVith these facts before the jury, he was of course ordered to be hung at once. However we may regi— t the circumstances that induced those gentlemen engaged iu this affair to take the law iu their own bands, we have no word save of approbation for their conduct—approba tion full and complete. They are men in whose honesty, rectitude and patriotism, wehaveeverv confidence, and we know that they were im pelled in this course by a conscientious sense of duty to this community, with a hope by one tei riblc example, to put a stop to this habit of use iug pistols on every occasion of personal diffi culty. The murderer was hung in accordance with the verdict, at 6 o’clock on evening of the 6th inst. Owing to the knot having been placed improperly, when the trap door fell the rope drew against the side of his chin, and he conse quently died a most horrible death, struggling an unusual length of time while hanging. Thus has ended the life of a young but very bad hearted man. Noland was formerly a bar-keeper in Good win & York’s Bowling Saloon. The following are the proceedings of the Peo ple’s Court, as furnished ns by the Secretary: Shasta, April 6, 1853. At a meeting of the citizens, called for the purpose of investigating the case of the prisoner, James Noland, charged with the murder of Alex. Murdock this morning. On motion of Mr. Doll, Mr. Feely was appointed chairman of the meeting, and Mr. Davison appointed Secre tary. On motion, a jury of twelve men were chosen to try the prisoner ns to his guilt. It was moved and seconded that a committee of twelve citizens be appointed as a guard to conduct the prisoner to the place of trial, lo wit : the Shasta I lotel. It was moved and seconded, that Messrs. Doll and Mix be appointed to select the above com mittee; carried. The following gentlemen were then chosen ns the committee to take charge of the prisoner: Messrs. Conn y. Kassou, Mix, Brown, Mcln tosh, Miirs, Kiikham, French, Cartright, Bass, Rowe, Melville. On motion, the meeting was resolved into a committee of the whole, to support the commit tee of twelve previously appointed : carried unanimously. After a short absence, the committee returned and made the following report, accompanied by the Sheriff with the prisoner. “ The committee, according to orders, had called upon Mr. Corsaut, the Sheriff, and lie re fused to deliver the prisoner to the committee unless the committee pledget! themselves that the prisoner should have a fair and impartial trial by a jury of his countrymen.” The report of the committee was accepted, and committee discharged. It was moved and seconded, that Mr. Corsaut have leave to withe raw, having faithfully dis charged his duty. On motion ol Mr. Doll, the thanks of the meeting was given to Mr. Corsaut. On motion of Mr. Doll, the prisoner was al lowed the privilege of choosing counsel and bringing testimony to support his case; carried. The chairman appointed Mr. Mis. to wait on the Coroner and obtain the evidence given on the inquest held by him this morning. On motion, Mr. Mix was chosen Sheriff for this special occasion. On motion, AV. S. Kirkbam was substituted, at the request of Mr. Mix ; carried. The Sheriff selected a number of gentlemen, from whom the following were chosen as jurors, with the approbation of the prisoner; Messrs. Baker, Gage, Stoddard, I’helps, Ans tion, A’ary, Galland, J. A. Brice, Capt. Weather low. John Gilson. John Moll and Mr, Russel. Messrs. Bently, Cooley and Martinez were then sworn, and testified to the guilt of the pri soner. The testimony oi N. Bard well, as given before the Coroner, was then read. The evi dence being got through with, Col. Baker, coun sel for the prisoner, spoke a short time in his de fence. when the Judge charged the Jury to re turn a verdict in accordance with the evidence given. The jury then retired, and after due delibera tion, the following verdict was given: AVe. the jury, appointed to try the case of the People vs. James Noland, for the murder of Alex. Murdock, do find him guilty of wilful mur der, and recommend that lie be hung by the neck until he be dead, at the hour of six o’clock this evening. Signed on behalf of the jury. JOHN GILSON, Foreman. JOHN FEELY, President. JI. p, Davison, Secretary. T*. rsstvenliM Qnralion Again. A writer in liie Stale Journal of the Ist inst., subscribing himself “ Rufus.” and hailiug from Cottonwood, has taken us very severely to task for sustaing Senator Sprague’s opposition to the proposed call of a State Convention to remodel the Constitution. The gentleman says; “The grounds taken by Mr. Sprague and the Editors, are that the people don't wish a Con vention, and assign as a reason that there is a more speedy, safe and adequate remedy, tor all defects in our present constitution.” We assigned no such reason why the people were opposed to a Convention. But we did as sign our reason for opposing it. Here arc our words; “ We are persuaded that the course thus pur sued by Senator S. is a true exposition of the wishes of a great majority of his constituency. We ourselves, are opposed to the movement, for the reason that the agitation upon this subject has not sprung from the people. They never have, in any portion of the State, by primary meetings, petitions or otherwise, so far as we have observed through the press, asked for any thing of the kiml. The agitation exists in the legislative halls of Benicia alone.” But, says “ Rufus,” — “ They say that the matter has not been agi tated by the people in the next breath, which shows that they cannot tell whether the "peo ple are in favor of or against a convention? Does not this simple statement bear upon its face an inconsistency ?” By no means. We said that we were “persua ded” that Senator Sprague was but sustaining the wishes of a “great majority of his constitu ency.” We were persuaded such was the case, and we believe so yet. Aagain: The Editor of the Courier, in my humble opinion, knows about as much of the sentiments of the people of Shasta, as any citizen of Sun Francisco—he having been in that city since before the Legislature commenced its session, up to within a very few days of the appearance of his artich—and the only means by which he could have arrived at the conclusion given, is by "guessing.” Whether a neutral paper can manufacture public sentiment, end issue it as “ genuine,” without any knowledge of the facts, remains to be seen. Our Senator is a high minded, honorable man. whom onr people have delighted to honor, and no one can more highly appreciate our Editor than I do.but 1 do know, that neither of them have had any opportunity of knowing the wishes of the people of Shasta on this subject, and the article referred to ought not to he taken as reflecting onr wishes. We reciprocate most cordially the kindly feel ing expressed by “ Ruins,” for we are (mind!) “persuaded” that we recognize him. However, with all due defference, we think “ Rufus” has made several assertions in the above paragraph of very doubtful modesty for one who was ac cusing another of speaking upon a subject about which he knew nothing. We did not “manufac ture public opinion.” Neither did we form our opinion by “guessing.” We sought occasion to converse or. this subject with gentlemen fiom various portions o( ibis district before .wo ex pressed an opinion. But pray, Mr. “Rufus,” bow have you gaine 1 the information so confi dently interred, that "the views of Mr. Sprague and the editors are not the sentiments of the people of Shasta County ?” What facilities have you that we have not, for learning the senti ments of the people ? Nay, have you as many ! Do we not see in onr oflice more men from va rious portions of the district in one day than yen do in six ? And yet you talk to us of consisten cy ! And we say now that we have never seen the slightest evidence that Senator Sprague's course on this question has not given general satisfaction. We will not argue this question on its merits now. It is too late in the day. The bill has al ready passed the Assembly, and we fear will pass the Senate. Our member, Dr. Culmniss, was absent when the vote was taken in the As sembly. I*ilt Hirer Diggin^K. We have at last heard something definite rel ative to these diggings, about which so imuh interest has been manifested of late Mr. Brow n, of the St. Charles Hotel, has just returned from a somewhat extended tour in Ihe I’itt River country, and has kindly given ns our information. The principal digging done as yet. is upon a space of ground extending several miles along Squaw Creek, a small stream about the size of Clear Creek, putting into I’ift Rivt r several miles east of Cloud River. There were some three or four hundred miners in that sec tion when Mr. 13. left, two days since, the great er part of whom were engaged in "prospecting.'’ Those who had rockers, and had got to work, were making very fine wages. In Hugh’s Gulch, putting into Squaw Creek from the w est, they were making splendid wages —one rocker, we believe the only one on the gulch—having averaged not less than three ounces per day. The same rocker had yielded as high as live ounces. Mr. Brown fells us that there is no mistake about there being a vast quantity of gold dig ging there. But he would have miners remem ber that they are like all other diggings— more or less spotted, Men should not have their ex pectations pitched too high. They ran go there and make good wages, possibly extraordinary wages. The gold is very coarse, and of a most beautiful color. Persons desirous of going to these diggings, should cross the Sacramento at Wright’s Ferry, thence go to Spring Lake Ranch, from whence they will find a frail bearing to the left, and leading through a low pass in the mountains to Squaw Creek. Preparations are being made to put ferries overtbe various streams to be crossed, so that, iu a short lime, there will he no diffi culty in making the trip. The distance from Squaw Creek is about 30 miles. Take a plenti ful supply of provisions and tools with vou. R. Hardenbergh, Democrat, has been elected Mayor of Sacramento over Judge Grew, by an overwhelming majority. The dem ocrats Lavema.de almost a clean sweep. CorxTT Seat of Butte. —The county seat of Butte county has been removed, by act of the Legislature, from Hamilton to Bid well’s Bar. Krgalar Yreka Correspondence. [Per Cram, Rogers & Co.’s Express.] Appreciated Cockier:—lt delectateth my soul to behold thee again after thy reverses — yea, joyful are we all to see thee, imitating, nay excelling the Phoenix, who, of old, rejuvenated himself with allopathic doses of fire ami ashes. Whether thou didst resort to this method, traus cendeth my comprehension—yet, I opine, it was not ashes, but dust, even gold dust, whereby thou wast regenerated. (I think I will get down from my stilts and try plain English.) There has been but little worthy of note oc curring since you received the lust communica tion from the departed “ Fenelon,” (whom all good spirits have mercy upon.) It is true, we iiad another ball at the house of Mr. Stone, which passed otf with peril ct satisfaction to the joyous hearted residents and hombres present, — but how could it be otherwise where the beau tiful faces of charming ladies irradiated the scene ? We have had a very long spell of fine weath er, and our agriculturalists began to be alarmed for their prospects; but yesterday it commenced raining, ami we shall no doubt have a quantum sujT. so as to alleviate all tear of drought. The mines continue to pay the industrious, as well, if not better, than in any other section of the IState. I have seen two lumps taken out last week, one weighing sllll. the other $7.4. It has been admitted on all bands that Cali fornia, its cities, towns, &c., are all the most precocious of their kind ever known to the world, and I have a case in point to prove that this same precocity is catching, i. e. contagious ; and certain individuals are sure to take it when exposed to the malaria. Two young pilgrims, recently arrived at this land of promise, became enamored of a certain young damsel, also a pil grimess, who had waddled across the plains and ineuntains from the far east. It seems both had been in the habit of throwing themselves at the feet of their Dnlcinea, and supplicating her to have compassion on their love-lorn condition, but at different times, always on these occasions uttering such anathemas and disparagements ot the other, as the green eyed monster suggested to their floated imaginations ; and of course the young lady, like others of her sex. never failed to inform the absent one of the doings and sav ings of the last visiter. The other morning the Bantams met, and the following conversation ensued : Ist. (Shipping his hand on his pistol.) “ Did you know that this town was not large enough to hold both of us? 1 wish that you had a pis tol. that we might settle our difficulties at once.” 2d. (Throwing himself into ait attitude of in tense haughtiness.) “And 1 have long thought the trorld was not large enough to hold both of us. Meet me to-morrow in the graveyard, with a friend.” (Exi' in a rage.) Should these awful intentions be carried out, no doubt our little town will be plunged in an agony ot laughter. None of the parties t xcctd fifteen years. By a young gentleman recently arrived from the Salmon river diggings. 1 learn dint the mi ners have returned to their claims, and ate do ing well. There are about 101) men there, av eraging an ounce a day. One lucky hoinbre took out a $2lO lump, and last Friday week, three men took out $320. Many have sntfertd for provisions, and by cold also. An English man named John Higgins, was so badly frozen as to have both bis feet mortify, anil the mim rs made! up a contribution, and sent to this pi n • tor surgical aid. in order to amputate both his legs. Dr. Sneliing has gone to the Salmon, but I fear the present storm may delay h’.ln until it will be too late. Our citizens found it necessary to run a certain dry goods clerk out of town last Saturday, on account of improper attentions to a young gttl, only ten years old. lie had a fortunate escape, as he richly deserved to have been < owbided first. Yours, eternally. R. de C. ftoon News. —The Sunday School children must all go to Sunday School next Sabba'h, and see the many pretty books that Mr. Rogers, their pastor, has received for them. He prom ises to let all good little girls and hoys have these pleasant books to read. So do not, forget to be there. We know that the pretty little girl, with the blue eyes and sunny curls, who brought the beautiful boquet to ns the other day, will get a beautiful book to read. The follow ing is a list of the entire library : Large map of I’alestine: Youth's Library. 231 volumes'; Library A. 10!); Liluarv B, J(F); Gift Dojoks. 12; for reference. 5; Testaments, 21; Question Books, 24; Hvmn Books. 24: Small Clift Books, in patter, 1)2; total, 720. Tracts 1.730. Moke Troops mu the North.— We have been informed that Col. Wright has made a call upon Gett. Hitchcock for more troops, in ordt r to operate more effectually against the Indians. We sincerely trust that Gen. H. will promptly respond to 'his call. W e are persuaded that, with a competent force, Col. Wright would ef fect great and speedy good, not only for tin whites hut for the Indians. It is useless to talk about treaties w ith the Indians—nothing save a tetri ole whipping, such as they have never conceived of—a complete ran ing —will secure for us a Justin" peace. Ni w- Paper.— W e have received the first number of the Appeal, a paper recently estab lished by W. S. Flemming in ITacerville. The Appeal is thoroughly Democratic—the mechan ical execution is unexceptionable, while its arti cles are well written. W e tender Mr. Fleming a hand of cordial welcome to the editorial corps, and wish him all success. A Ml's e.m knts. —By reference to their adver tisement, it will be seen that Messrs. Hum phreys and Doitf give a most interesting exhibi tion at the Globe Hotel this and to-morrow even ing. They intend visiting all the surrounding towns in the course of the week. Cull and see the fun. New Express.—Wo are luloruied that Mr. D. D. Harrill intends running an express be-, tween this place and I’itt River. Persons desirous ofliaving letters taken out of the Post Oflice, or any other business transacted, can have the same done by calling on Mr. H. at this office. \ <r Ihe Indian reported in our last to have been shot on \\ oodniau’s Bauch, was shot at the Ranch of Mr. Hunt. R. de C.—Thank you for yonr very entertain ing letter. We claim the fulfillment of your promise. The Old Dominion.—The adjourned sale of the “ Old Dominion” takes place 10-dav on the premises. Regular Trinity Correspondence. [l’er Cram, Rogers & Co’s Express.] Weavekvh.i.e, April 6th, 18.73. Eds. Cockier: —Once more can this town look boldly at the world and welcome people within her borders, having in a great measure recovered from the effects of the late fire. She now presents an appearance, both in looks and business, which can only be equalled by her palmy days of ’52. In welcoming or inviting people here she holds out no false lights; for here is room to work, and bread for all that may come. We dislike self-praise, but we feel it our duly to make publicly known that which is for the public good. We think we can justly 1 roast of u better and richer mining region than exists else where in Upper California. Last week a new mining section was discov ered which far exceeds in richness and extent anything yet discovered in this neighborhood; it is capable of accommodating one thousand miners: and we ore assured by those who are now working on the ground, that it will ave rage good ounce diggings. And what is still more in their favor, the Trinity River nter Company will have, at the end of this week, its race finished so far ns to supply the whole ground with an abundance of water. 1 here is already a town springing up there called Alureer ville. Now, sirs, the following “pearls at random strung” are such as can be seen every day in the week. They were taken from McKenzie’s Gulch, which is about ten minutes walk from town. Messrs. Rncb & Howe have been taking from their claim an average ot SI2OO per week for the last twelve weeks; they have taken out in two toms as high as two and three pounds per day. One day last week they found one piece weighing 5 o/s. One company of three men working just below them, look out 67 ozs, in two toms in one day. These are furls and \%o say, heat them who can. Yours, Respectfully, Adobe. District Court—Slhnstn County. G. Adams Smith. Judge*. A April Ist. The prise err Sami. Hall convict ed ut manslaughter, received sentence ot two vcnrs imiu isonmeut in the States I’rison and line of sl. Forney & Dunn vs. Holmes, l.ean and Ray* iimiiii. Action ol trespass; jury trial. April 3. Dunn A - Forney vs. Holmes et al : trespass: verdict against dells for SGGI). and costs. s‘3Si! at) and in favor of Raymond with costs, sl7 I. .John Quick vs. Enos Dutton on deltt and at tachment: judgment lor pills, lor $1(1100 and costs, $144 :.0. Augustus Hass, John S, I*. Hass, and I liomus Bass, vs. Alfred Chance y, 1.. 11. Swim lor«l. and Samuel Fra licit ile lit and at lac him lit. — Judgment lor pdls lor >(1.17,.70 and costs. SI.H, SI. Wm. M. Sparks vs. A. S.Clnnici y, et al.—debt and attachment. Judgloi nt lor plaintiH lot ?Glß t - Gl, and coals taxed at $ I HO. 11). 11. (’. Baker \s. Conn ol Sessions—an appeal. Dismissed without costs. A run. 4’h. .lanes Denton vs. John Cathey and Gail—ctohl on mortgage. Disimssi d by consent. John Quick and John Gilson vs. Joseph Di mit—ili hi. .1 ml gnu ul ol nonsuit, and dells costs. $ 179 1)0. \\ nil male r to sol asiele* jmlgine lit. James i.oag \s. 1). Ken/e r. Assumpsit. Jury trial. Apiiii. -Till. Long vs. Ken/.e r —judgment for pill, for $ Kiti.7.7. Gertinele Valencia vs. Frill. O. Horsh y—re - ph\ in. Judgment tor di In for return ol prop erty and costs, last d at ?137.t111. George; \\ . Tail vs. 1,. Van—assumpsit. Con* tinned to next li no. W hen upon the regular term of said Court adji in in d to trim in e nurse. Apnil. (i. Sjmml I'crm of District C ou-f. I>ni:n A Form y \s, Holmes A- l.ean —on mo tion hy di Its to relax c osls, which w ere allow i d at $309,50 Dunn A. Forney, vs. Raymond—motion hy pill, to relax costs, which were allowed at ?! 0 as eh mage s. Je hn (.nick A Gilson vs. Dinit—motion to re lax cos's, wide h We re allowed al $ 13.7. James Lanlley vs. .1. A. I’avuiond ami .1. R. I.aselii—trespass. (in motion for change ed venue, which wits wi hclniwn and cause con tinned. \\ iI) in in. T Carter vs same : motion to change vin e : withdraw n ami c .use c online d. Aj id 7 h. 11. A. Curtiss vs G \\ Me Mnrliy, .1 C Hinckley and E S Be nson ; application lor pon inplorv wnt of n and. inns ; 1 1< no d. S'rouge. Johnson A Co \s Baxle r A Co: lis som] sit ; mi demniier: overrule el anil elrliet pe rmilted to a ijsw er : costs lor pltff. S4H 70. AC Due is and llolit .Montgomery 11 Dover and A .1 Tin mpsoii, fur fine closure ol mortgage : on di mm re r ; ovi i rule d. A| i il B.—Je hn I a ahe Iv ot. a!., the Washing ton Qmir /. Company vs. \\ linh'v et. al. \s. the In ion Qua it/. (7 inj any. 'i ies pass tin dc n.nrn r, w ha h v. as latim d. The Slate* n( California vs. Win. Be.nnifie ld rt. al. An i lllcial bond. Hi min ur. whic h was sustained, with leave to answer eoniplaiul. James )|. Rhode s vs. W in. Craze. On inert gage. judgment lor ]iltls. and order of sale granted. Twelve Bays l<a(rr trout the Atlantic Misties. We nre indebted to Rhodes & Lusk’* mid Adams A Co.'s Express for Atlantic papers of March •> ii, twcl\e days later than our lust dates. 1 rum the San Francisco Herald, Extra. franklin rime was duly inaugurated Presi dent et the Lidled Stui« s, at Washington on the llh o( March. Both Houses ot Congress were in session during tin* whole of the precedin'' night, and until noon, when they adjourned. The names of the follow ing gentlemen weie given as numbers of the new" administration : President, Franklin Pierce; Vice President. Win. 11. King; Sec. of Slate, Win. L. .Marty; •» * Sec. of Treasury, James Guthrie; Sec. of Navy, Janu s C. Dobhin ; Sec. of War, Jell’. Davis; See. of Interior, llobert McClelland; Post Master General, James Campbell; Atty. General, Caleb Cushing. I n the H. of Reps. the Senate’s resolution pist viding lor a wagon road to California and Ore gon was rejected ; also the resolution to give California *300,000 out of the funds collected as duties ou the imports into that State, prior to its admission into the Union. The amendment to the Army appropriation hill, giving |;'>o»,o(K> *or the defence oi Sau Francisco, was finally adopted. Also an appropriation of $">00,000 for improvements at the California Navy Yard. Ihe health oi W. K. King was improving at lust accounts. ® _J n San francitco, on the 30th ia»t., Snsan Ehza, daughter of Col. U. I*. Monroe. Drowned, in attempting to cross Trinity R.ver, George W. Buber, Printer, formerly of Jenerson City, Mo., aged 2S years. Sacramento papers please copy. Drowned, in the North Fork of Trinity Rive* on the 6th lost., Eugene Wisner. He was surif posed to he deranged. Died,