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THE PROGRESS OF MORMONISM IpriiB!1 AT SALT LAKE CITT? Wc nave r.?*i>eu our I tah inters to tbe Is* of May The Deseret Neu <, of the l??U>s?t date, con tain.- several item- .hewing the progress ot Mcr ''^'he following is the la*' official bulletin published kv the officers of the Mormon church, at the city of ike Great Salt Lake, to inform iho Mormons all over the world bow the affairs of tbe " Church of letter Pay Saint*" are progressing ? (IVKNTIl UKNKKAL KHSTLE OP TllK rh.KHIt>HSCY OK tub church of iKsra chhibt or latter day *A1NT* FROM ORKAT SALT l.ABK V A1.T.EY, TO TUB KA1KTS gCATTSEKD TUROtJOBOOT Tilt KAItrU. ORSKTIWC. : , , , . Beloved Brethren ? Siuoe tbe date of enr la t ep.sile, offcepi. 22d, many thing* have tc cheer oui hearts, and encourage the 1*1 rs of tbe faithful; and we improve the present moment in presenting onr annnai salutation" to you, thut you Lay be conversant with the welfare of Zion, and re ^ja^SrCX- one of unusual mildows in these valley*. insomuch that our flocks and herds, m far as they have bt.cn free to range. ba*c fed sumptuously, needing no hay; much wheat b.n been sown, and at an earlier date than is common is this country; and many buildings hi>ve boon ?reeled, or finished, since the usual time oi closing fall business. Tbe first "bent" of our New Tabernacle was raised on the 21st of Nov., and the whole shingled and enclosed January ItSth, one hundred and twenty si* feet in length, and sixty-four in breadth, with three foot walls, the whole in one entire arch sprung from tbe base. The pulpit is situated near the centre of the west wall, to be entered by an iuiti oourt or vest r j ; the slips are ascending on three ?ides l'rom the pulpit, so that the prospect for all it equal; and about 2,200 can be pleasantly aeeom no dated; the whole completed and dedicated 0'. ttie tttli inst , it being the opening of the General Cen fercnce; and never were the Saints of Latter l>avs so convcniontly and numerously assembled on i;ny pre vious occasion. A considerable portion of the enrth lias tieen ex cavated. ready for the reception of the wall r un?l the Temple Block. and many stone* arc on the ground. The brethren generally have been prompt in paving in one-tenth el' their property, according to their vote of last September Conference; and never be fore has the Lord's Storehouse been so wel' supplied with wheat, meat, butter, eggs, vegetables, and other ufeful articles, and his juisture with cittle, as at tbe present time. There has been very little .cash in circulation among us the past year, it having been previously vended in foreign goods, which were necosuixy for cur comfort ; but of late, the want of cash to pur chase importations, has induced the people to enter into domestic manufactures as lust as possible. A small woollen factory in this valley, commenced last year, is expeeted to go into operation about mid summer ; and another in Utah valley will be ready for this year's wool Many hand-wheels and looms have been in operation in families, and several thou saud yards of cloth have been manufactured, betide carpets. mits. stockings, &c. Beside the Heseret pottery in this city, another is epen at Provo, in Utah county, and another is ex pected to commence this summer at Fillmore. :n Millard county. A machine f_>r manufacturing combs is nearly ready fur operation. Thcro i*_a nail factory in operation m Iron county, aiother in >an l'ete, aod another building in this city. Building bni" been materially hindered for want of nails, hith erto, which, wo trust, will soon be prevented by the use of domestic machinery. Most of the principal settlements are comfortably supplied with Souring mills, and where thero is a deficiency, mills art building Tbe number of saw mills is increasing The country is supplied vmh wooden bo^U from a factory at Prove. Tanneries have been commenoed at rao*t of the principal settlements; and at some, two or three; and after another season for peeling bark, tti<_ pros pect will bo good for a supply of domestic leather. The iron ore, at Coal creek, in Iron county, has been tested, and proved to be of an excclloiit quali ty, though but little has been done for wont of coal, an abundance of which is on the mountain near by, but inaccessible to teams, until a road can be made, for which there have been some public appropria tions. The Deseret News, which was suspended ??rU,l of paper, commenced its second volume, Nov. 15, ?n an enlarged sheet, and has exerted a salutary influence on the subject of domsfjtie manufacture? ; and there i-: a general exertion among tbi people to produce the various articles needed for their con ? umpti'in ; und chairs, tables, stand-", pail-', tubs, barrels, knives, ai.d many other useful articles, are becoming more common in our markets. The re rritorial Legislature assembled in this city <?? the 22d of Sept , and af'er a 'liort se<siou, hav ing located tbe sea* of government at Fill tucrc city, in Mil laid county, and appointing commissioner* to select the site for the capitol. .&J- , adjourned to tho ?r>; Monday in January, when they re-.is?c ml led, and after enacting many general laws for tbe benefit of tbe territory, (which are now in pvess) and me morialiiing ConpreK) for appropriations for the con struction of a national roud. railway and telegraph, from Missouri river to tbe Western coas* ?? road to run from north to south through the te.r. lory, for a hospital and penitentiary, for establishing n man route from hence to San l>iego, a weekly mail to the States, a distributing post office, tr.d other gn al public improvements, adjourned on the 14tb ef February. President Orson Hyde left this city f - r Kanei viile. on the 23d Sept.; Ezra T Benson folic wed the next dav for the same place, accompauieu by elder J. M. Grant, for Washington, and Samue. W. Richards and others, mentioned in our la*t, *or England. Germany, &c. Sept. 25th, 15U0 lbs. of sugar ooet see 1 w re ceived from elder Taylor, in France ; and wo learn that the machinery for sugar and woollen factories, before referred to, are at Kanesville, and will be bere this season. Elder Orion Pratt arrived on the 4tb of October from England, bringing with him an excellent teles core, microscope, globes, chemical tt'U. and mineraJogical flperimcns. All of which are m'>st valuable acquisitions in promoting scientific re search. The books of the Utau Library have bets unpacked, and found in good order, great varie*v, ?nd of a choice selection. The September ( nfer ence, which was adjourned to the sixth of Octobir. was held, and closed on that day. The Commissioners appointed by the Legislature 1o locate the eanitol at Fillmore, left tbi* c:ty '?:t 21, accompanied by brothers Young, Kimball, uau ethers, who visited Filbnore, Manti, Nepiii, 1 rovu, and ether places, and returned Nov. 7. Tie Lcgi .-?la tare accepted the report of the commissioners, con firmed tb?> location of the lite for the public build ings at Fillmore, 38 deg. 5*m. 40s. N. L.j 4,789 jeet altitude; and men are engaged for their erection. Tbe Legislature will continue to saect at this city, till the new capitol is prepared for their reeept^n, having purchased the Council House for that p ir pose. ... ?, The last company of the emigrating saints arrived Oct. 2fth. The mountains and table ->nn?l? w<*re covered with snow, for the first time, last fill!, Nov. 10, followed t he next day by the severest gale of wind ever known in onr valley, where but little snow ha? fallen during the winter, and tL&t remain ed but a short time. Schools have been common in tbe various w ards and districts, and well attended. The Parent scherl has been continued under tbe tuition of ? hancellor Spencer and others. Professor Pratt lias given a course oflestureson astronomy, and every exertion possible lias beeu made for the promotion of the arts and hcienccs. But one mail has been received from Oregon since last fall, and that on the 10th inst. The November mail fmn Sacramento was cut off and lo1*, ar.d the carriers doubtless killed by the Indians of Mary's, river, tbowgh the body of Mr. Woodward bag been found thirty milts beyond Bear river. No mail had been received from the Stales since the one which left Independence on the 1st of I>ecembor. until the 3d inst.; consequently we have been poorly advised cf the state of foreign missions. From last aosounte we way reasonably suppose that elders John Taylor and F D. Bicharifs arc on their way home; elder Erastus Snow in l>onmark, and elder Loreneo Snow is at Calcutta, (where missions have been ??/.ablisb <d tLe ! n-t year), exjiecting to return by the Pa cific. Tbe work wus prospering in France, England, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, and all ?jla<.ts >1, so fur os tbe gospel had been preached: and ii^Kiriy plB< ?? preat opposition lia- bcoi. manifest, which proves tbnt Satan ir tot b'iund; f.nd tbe Book of Mormon bad been translated ia Welsh, French, Punish, nnd pr i>>ablv b.f ire tbi into Ger man. Swiss, and Italian; ana i acquiring a leral circulation. ? Tbe only intellip'ilwp from tbe West, of 1a>. was ly the Sacramento mail of i bi nary, i.t tiitig bot little information if uny kind; yet wo w>.rc t.lessid to learn t! it ehb rP. P. 1'ratt arrived at Valparaiso, Chili, in Navciaber, accomp tnied oy elder Uutus Allen, that ho had eo^irnenct'i form ng ?cc(uaintancc, at d was pre|>arii>g to pr(?elaim tee ft; |? n > i( ;MTt?d that elders Hawkins, *.'an noli, md r-arrsr. bud baptized upw.irds of Hie Sandwi ii laiands, previous to the 2<ttli oi > %'cmbor. i.ld ? VVi.odl ',ry ?vii--at the Islands at tt time; and #? vcri il l - |,.id called there, on th1 way to tbe SooJcty l.k?. We liave not Leard fr< <!der* Adflison I' ail mh?. -?pt. 1:5. F.lders A. J m in and ('. t . Hich w r< i-n the v.estom eon ' :i jug e^tabli^bed a srttl* ru< r.t nt han Item' rdiuo, I Anaeloe county. California; but w?? have lew [>? lieulfln euncernlr g them or tb- ir suttlernent, tb? t'ineipsJ letters hm ing mis?arried. or ie?t i cri Elders Jolut Murdoch and Charles W WandcU, a , I . <\ to be at Sidney, New S >utb Wale TJ c .'>iw i'tar, tj.c lint of JauuMj, w ushered m hk a day ?f b?rr.iliatinn, praise, and 1 thanksgiving, bv proclamation of <!ov?ruor Y"nng; I ami lli ii b far the year few never been equalled by i the saints, in their willingness to |>ay their tithing, ! and to do as they are counselled; ami joy of heart, through u greater flow of tho good Spirit unto them, ? ha* been made manifest, in a manner not to bo mis- 1 taken, that when the children of the kingdom d > j their duty. (Jod in ready to fulfil his prctnisoe unto j theiu, and pour theiu out blessings until there is no , room to reeive. Notwithstanding the spacious tabernacle we occu pied at Conference, uiany hundreds waiting without, could gain no admission, and all felt the necessity of a larger building; yet all was peace, unnn, love; a lid theJ Holy (I host appeared to have tho presi dency in every heart. Erighain Young was s??? tained bv the unanimous vote of the Contercncc, as | the 1 'resident. Prophet, Seer and Itevolalor oT the | Churoh of Jesus Christ of letter Day Saints, in all I the earth, and Hober C. Kimball and Willard Ri.hards, as his counsellors, ami the authorities of the church generally, as hithoilu organised, were sustained, in like manner. Conference continued until Sunday, 11th inst., and lunch of the time was spent in touching, and re vealing things new and old; and the hearts of the sa'nts were tilled wit h joy, praise and thanksgiving. The report of the financial affairs of the church, by the trustee in trust, showed that, from the com mencement of tithing in the valley, on the 6th of November, 1848, to March 27, 1852, there had been received at the office, on tithing, mostly inproprrty, valued at $244,747 03 Received in loans, and frcm other sources 145,513 78 Total $390,2*) 81 Expended, during the same time, on Council house, store house, stores rented, old bowery, blacksmith, car penter's ami paint shops, church barn. tabernacle, bathhouse, trenoh round Temple lot, railroad, farms, city lots, paper factory, poMWfy, water ditches, the poor, bouses (or elders on mis siens, superintendents, clerks, public labor, graiu, hay, provisions, assist ing emigrants, cattle lost by Indian^ and wolves, stationery, &c 358,766 69 fit*, 495 12 Now or. bend in grain, vegetables, merchandise, cut stone, lumber, shingles, "printing press, obligation'. horses, mulee, and stock of various hinds $74,512 50 From which take 36,495 12 Leaves a credit of $38,017 38 Profit* to the church, in tbo management of the funds. It anneared also, tlmt the fVn0,eo in trurt wa? re Sonsiole for some cash liabilities, for gl&es, nails, utliing, and various articles of merchandise, which were necessary to rear the public buildings, and sus tain the public hands, which oost cash; that little had been received in cash, and though there wiw abundance of property on hand to pay all the debts, leaving a handsome surplus, yet that property could not be immediately converted into cash; ami as the merchants were wishing stock to drive to California, it was proposed that those having extra oxen, horses, or mules, should bring them to the ti.hing office, to help liquidate the cnsti debts of the trustee. The proposition met with a warm response from the Conference, and many cattle have already been received; and if ethers do at some have done, rvhieh vre deubt not, old debts , will be cancelled, and a handsome sum will remain in the hands of the trus tee. to prosecute the public work? this season; it is contemplated that we shall be ready to commence the temple next spring; and that fonts and other preparations will be- made ready the present person on the temple block; but cash will l?c wautei from all who have, to purchase such articles as demand cisb, and such as cannot be produced in the valley. e hear a good account from the saints in England, and trust they will continue in good work*, and others follow their example. The subject of the saints walking over tho prairies, with hand carts and wheelbarrows, was presented to the Conference, when ninety-three brethren volun teered to g<> with teams aud provisions, to meet them, ar.d assist them on their journey, a- a free donation to the kiogd.im of <iod. Tt wis voted that .Thomas Margetts and Alfred Smith take a mission to Italy; William Fethering ham to Calcutta; John C. Armstrong, Eiward Hunker, David U Dille, Samuel <5iasgow, T B. Hroderick, J?nn Dalling, John Pulter. and ileorge Kenn, ot. foreign minions, (probably to or through Kngiasd.) Edward Hunter was ordained presiding bishop of the whole church, who proposed Briguain Y o ting and , Ilebor C. Kimball a; his counsellors', with the en* ire approbation of Conference. v'etb I aft, David Pettegrow, Abraham Home land, _ David Fullmer, and Daniel .Spencer, were unanimously chosen assistant presiding b shops A | few we re di*frllow*hipped, aid 67 ordained to the priesthood. The last day of the Conference, San | asy, P. M.. was Jevoted to administering the >a ciatnent of the Lord's ^upjwT. nn?l social o*?erva tions bv.Jbc assembly; al'M.r which n eoctri* ution was called for thfc purpose of piocuring ihe l'urc; ture for the comuiurikin service in the fabemacle when f l-'J) was pre^ntcdin silver coin, besiJt? seve ral pound* of wnteh cases, spoons. rings, and other tih?r ornamentr. Conference adjourned to the 6th of October next. Also r. special conference was appoiuted for the last Saturday in August., for the purpose ot trunsn . ting business relative to the up? pointrnent of elders on foreign missions. Aad now, brethren, having given yeu a brief his tory of the situation of the ehuron in the valley, which is altogether more prosperous than we ooula hitherto communicate, we have a word of counsel, which we hope you will give becd to, that you may be come partakers of the rich blessings of Ephraim with us; and first, a? :'ar as possiblo, live in peace with all men, even as out last conference agreed to cease all contentions And la-v suit?, one witb ar.other, and if risible with all hue; Then you are sick, call for the elders, who will pray for j?u, anointing with cil and the laying on of hands; and nurse each ? 'her with herbs and mild food ; and if you do these things, In faith, aud auit uikiug poison; and poison ous riiedi' iBcs, which ? J?d never ordained for tbe use of men, you ?hi?l\ be blessed Sustain the govcruas 'ut cf the ration wherever you are, and speak well .fit, for thi- is right, and the government hn? a rigb* to expect It of you, so long as tLat go\crnmen* sustains you in your civil and religious liber'y; in those rights which inherently belong to every t-erson ?>orn on tbe earth; ani if yon arc persccutcQ in youx catire land, nnd denied the privflfge ?f worshipping the 'rue God inspirit and :n truth, tl^e 'o the land of Zion, to America ? to the Cnitsd States, where constitutional rights and freedom are not .-iirpas cd by any Lation? where 'led saw fit, in th-.'se la?t days, to renew tho dispoiuatiou of salvntiorij by re*"elati >ns from the heavens, and wher,^ all, by the constitution and laws of the lun.j. when executed in righteousness, ire prctc 'ted in all the civil *cd religitiis freedom that man is ca pable of euioying on earth; and our national insti tutions will never fail, unle?s it be through the wickedness of tbe people, and tho dosigns of evil men in brief authority; for those righ'B were or 1daine>I of <' )d on ihl^ land, for tho establishment of tbe principles ot M-uih ontho earth; and O'.ir national orcanii^'ion originated in the heavens. Let all the elders of Israel sound tho trumpet of Salvation with a loud voice, knowing that tho 'ime is short, in whieh r great, work is to bo done ; and fear not what men :un lo, who can only kill tho body ; uutlear <>jd, who will destroy the sMilt of tbe teirful and tho apostate in hell. If the saints have more gold and silver that they neni to bring all the poor, bring it along with you: but b'dp one another ? do asyou would be dose unto, and not leave the po ir ? o perish at hoi ie or by tbe w<y. Those in tbe Western Island?, Now Wolland, the East Tndies, and the wnrin clim.ites generally, will do well to come to San Diego, in Ci Lifornia, and reaeive the instructions of the A postlescr Presidency ut San Hcmardino ; whilo those of Engl.jid ana Northern Ittirope will do well t? take a more north err route, by New Orleans, Kancsvi le, and the ^outh Pass; and when you come, bring models of tin nios* approved machinery for manufacturing all useful articles ever wanted by man, and cheioo seeds of all Undr. The world is full of labor saving ma thinerv: and models thereof, with such articles nef ded in the iriinnfaetory of the machinery, as can no* be obtain>sl here, tv:11 be worth moro to the Mints than their weight in gold or silver. Hnniiy, brethren, fear God ; work righteousness; and come home Fp?'f li'y Prepare, ngii inst another season, to come by tens of thousands; and think not that your v, ay i> gsmg io bo opened to conio in ?'bii riots, feasting on the fat of al! land? Wo have . " '''Hog to live on bread and water, and many tiincs '.ory littie biead, t<j>, tor years, thut we might search out and plant the saints in a gwlly land. I his w?j nave n -complished, through the blessing of our Heavenly Father ; at*! we no"/ invite you t?. a feast of fat 'hings, to a land tiiat will eu'iinly a'l i ?ur want1", w'tli reasonable labor, Uicrofore, let all v lio oun pro.uio a bit of bread, and one gurai' nt oi :j':ir back, be assured tb^ro :s water plenty an 1 ' 'irc fllft way, and donbt no long< r, but come next j ear to tbe place of gatlieiing, oven in fleelu i love" fly to their windows before a storm )i< n .i pcoplo, r individuals, hear tho g< spel. ,i . v i' first principles, arc baptized for tboremissiuu M" to ii f-i..-, mid r> ;eivo the Holy Ghost by tho ??''> ?" of hands, it is time for them to gather, wi'hont delay, to /ion; ml' c their prc-idoncy aliall coll u them to tir.y and prea.h the gospel to Lhose hi 'nave not heard it; and generally, the longer th y wait 'he *n .re lifficult it will bo for them to . ??in i jiii"; for In. whjbiu .a. opportunity to gather, and ii- g not, improve it. *iJJ bo rifflictcil hy tLe \\ be" Jesu* " rt1" f-v th# earth, be said to hit j.- o l''e. "H -v - <? ,v tild I h ivo gathered you, ov?n as a i" gathered* her obiekoiio under her wing, but jrt v. ouid not; ihcri fore, b'-hold your house is li rt unto ioi Jeso 'o." /nUil tho i aint# of thi? d'sjienjiw ' turn do not listen to t?x> call of the good Hhepheid, and gather according to the holt commandment, the time ia not far distant, when Oio representative* ol the Saviour now on es.rtb, may hai e oocaaion to cay, as he ?Hid. " Your house ia left unto you desolate; for plugues, fainiiw, pestilence, and death are ban ning to circumscribe the earth; and where will safety be but in Ziou? the land of Ood'a appointing? the homo of the Saint*; a land choice in product* aud government above fil other land#; therefore, wc Bay unto you, Arise and come forth, and tarry not. for the great duy of the Lord is at hand, and who shall abide bis coming 1 O Lord i >od of /Draliam. onr Father, p ur thy Spirit upon thy people, throughout the earth; even that Spirit whi'h thou doit bestow upon thy servants, that all thy children may be obedient in all things, and speedily become one with us in the val leys of the mountains of Kphraim; that thy will may bo done on earth as in the heavens; which we atk in the nam* of ,'esus Christ. Amen. Briguam Youno, lU.ilrtll 0. Kimuw.i .. Wlt.LARD lilClIAKPS. Orkat Sai.t Laktc City, April 18, 1852. The following arc the names and residences of the member? of the Srttfc Quorum of Seventies: ? i Presidents ? John W. Cooloy. Thomas McKoniie, A rich C Browor, tsamuel H. ltogers, Joseph Cam, i lUnry W. Bigkr, and George Q. Cannon. ! Of the Preaidonta, Arieh C. Brower and Joseph Cain are residing in Great Salt Lake county; Siuml. II. Rogers in Utah county; John W. Cooky, and I Thomas McKcmie in Pottawatomie county, Iowa; I and Henry W. Bigler and George .Q. Cannon, are on nissions to the Sandwich Islands. Of the members, Jmin Leach, Andrew Bumnam, Jaeob M. Truman, Elijah Billiugsly, Joseph S. Rol lins, Abrm. Coon, Andrew J7 Hhocp, Oliver (.. Workman, Jacob ' . Workman, James T. Work man, Thomas Barkc", Joseph Kanr, John Wood M, Thomas Torsjlh, William Lish, William Hennefcr, James Bond, John C. Armstrong, Joseph Bull, Georgo Taylor, A pens Cunnon, William Henry Adams, and John Eddings, are residing inCire.it Salt Lake county. Jnbez Nowlin, Israel Mott, Ira Allen, aud (.eorge W. Bean arc in Utah county. Bryant W. Nowlin i- residing in >\ eber county. Elijah Elmore aud Peter Fife are at Iron county. A. S. Gibbons and Matthias Cowley are at Potta watomie county, Iowa. James Parks is in Cfclifoniift, and C. P. Cunning" ham and Los Augelos. California James Sprutlev is residing at St. Louis. Thomas Thornton* Philip Arinstead, Zimn <.o? hong, Luther Reed, 'Jcorgo Bromther, Samuel Scripgins, John Daley, John Mclutyre, E. B. But ler, Lewis Santer, Abrm. Hancock, Ithamor Lllwtt, John (J. Adams. Levi Sawyer, Andrew Ileyer, An drew Baston, W. c. Wilbur, John Thompson. Ro bert Shaekleton, Owen Eatjon, John Wood 1st, Randal Miles, W. A. Haiks, Eremic Lish, Lorenzo J. Bower, L. I). Allen, and Samuel Musick, are ro quested to report themselves forthwith to the clcrk of the Ouorum at Great Salt l ake City. Jambs Bond, Clcrii. G. S. L. City, April 14, 1862. A MILITARY UALL IV 1TTAIJ. The oftioerf- of the battalion of Life Guards pa raded in the capacity of a miliary ball, at the houso of Lieut. N.V. Jones, on Monday the 29 *.h March, nt two o'clock P. M. The party was favored with the presence of llis Excellency President Young, and President Kimball and Goneral Wells. A more social assembly and finer time has not been expe rienced in any place. The ball was opened by prayer from the host, Lieut. Jones, when the following ADDRESS wa? delivered by Captain James Ferguson, on behalf of the battalion of Life Guards of the >au voo legion; ? , , Brethren nnd Sisters?For the firit time have wc assembled in the capacity of a party ot the Bays. Often, indeed, have wc all been associated in festi val*, and enjoyed together the soag and the dauoe; but never as now. The toyey trappings of the table in former times, and the soft effeminate looks of fome one that dropped in, ill compared with the pleasing rudeness of a saldier's life, This is a mili tary ball; here we have the rudeness of the cauip; here hang the colors wc defend; here hang the still honorable sabres that form our companions in the field; around us arc the household gods we have enlisted t* protect, and before us ave the chieftains we love to obey. And for what have wo met here 1 What is a military ball t >\ here are your lexicons ? Can wo find the meaning of the words in them, or will they not meet with the snme response from custom in this that they do in a myriad other words and customs T Dictionaries, toj lie. A military ball does net mean a military ball. Custom makes it an association e; sathes and oaths, of epaulette and biagadocia, of unifoim and ribaldry, of mustaches and seduction, of impudence and eowardice. The words imply a convention of caution and valor of beauty andln.nor, of friendship and peaco. What, then, shall w* fol ]oir 1 The ?uctoms of graduated corruption, or the , true Import of the soaEdBl Whatever is is right. If corrupt, hearts assemble together nad deiecrate the fireside of their friends, or the ball room, to i.*. on'hs, and bi ttAIMSs , a?? ?eduction, and vi!!jiiy, it is right? rigRVtliat the devil thcu'd ha'-e the privilege of recognir.ing bis ?wn. If the noble minded come and seek to bapjufy caeh other, and throw ofl tho t-jil* of the camp or the counting house, and improve ? the faculties o body that are given '.hem, tint they may to the moie prepared for ether toils and cares? it is right ? lioht that tie name of our father tnay be honored and his children enj .y v'uemselvee. lor tins, then, wo have assembled ? 1? honor 'iod and refresh our selves How happy and how peaceful! And yet, and vet. there is a ]>?jig? ami ytt, there i* a deep, deep" ?ijrh. 1 ?an see the tear on the ruddiest eheeh : the at :utest heart doth xjftlpitate. Wc arc not all here. One is missiBg that wjuld have been here ? Pavid ; be is gone. N i more will the merry sound of the assembly echo through the bra7,en tubes of a mortal tmmpef from his lips ; no more will we hear from him the reveille and the tatoo. lie has gone to his grave ; his walUe? and lus quickstcps are silen* ? no more prances the war borsc to the titue of his bugle ; but will wo not hear hira again ; will he not hail us fr-?3 our sleep v\uii a reveille o: iin mertality ' Will he not learn f>r us the better mask of a better world 1 < >h, yes wc will hoar him again. The iio<rer cut d^wn so early will bloom again. His winter hns emmenced. but his spring tide will soon come, and bring out the buds ol im '"fareweil. fart well to the comr&<!<- m<?t fuithfui Thv trumpet is silent, the mouthpiece Is . Vet aenin. ??h ! s; -we.'tlyTwiih n"?tur>s more jrraccful. Wilt thou plv on it" valves in a loftier tone. V thousand recollection? erowd upon us now! 'lhe vengeful chieftains of a savage ra>e, seems to clarc wildly uron us! Tho horrors of a campaign in the winter, and the destroying heat cf the nim mcr de?er* ere recalled ' Anil that holy escort, that formed a guard on our front and our wings and r?ar, is recalled too, and :be rccolloctions are all happy. The nroTers of onr leaders and friends are recalled too, wd we arc grateful The friondahip an.lTvel. come of our chieftains arc recalled too, and wo are devotfd. Wc have not come as do the ungodly, to tnwipet tho appla.ise of their butchery. We have come to perpftuat? peace and union. We have come to talk over the toils endured, and see how much we have to thank tho L ord for. Ours is not a -ontest for honor (such honor as the woild can give). It ie a contest for salvation-salvation for ourselves and for those with whom we fight. It we shed blood, it is that atonemont may be '"aJc- We aro toldicrfl that we may bo saviors. Wc are instru u ed. Here, then, do we oflcr ourselves, ohicftains of Israel. The follies and tho faults of youth and Imperfect manhood have ocen ours, lor ? ivo them? command, we obey ! ...... ... The simplicity of the atlair, the sociability of the company, and the kind and manly deportment of the few who are alway ready and obedient to de fend the saint", and a?sail herhrawny enemies, ren dered! the aflair extremely agreeable. The party broke up soon after mldniglt, and was d??inisscd by benediction from Oen. Well*. MAKHI AliES IM UTAi:. On the 12th of March, 1852, at Cedar City, Iron county, by Elder Matthew rarmthers, Mr. Robert Henry and Miss Mary Ross, all ot Cedar C'tjr-thia being the first marriage ceremony celebrated in Iron '"rv1 Abraham0 iSgland, April 19. 1852, at tlio h .use of C. W. West, in ths Fourteenth ward, Mr. John Booth and Mi"s Mary Pernn. On tho 22d, by the samo, Mr. Edward William Davis and Misi Sarah Elizabeth Hyder. Onr rallfemla Corre?po?iden? ?. W?i? Fn*"ici?te. May 18. ^.rnaiml <t / ?>' T.ct^.rt-f^cr^ia Ugulf on Thi Mr for lhe Cuifom Hen t*. Ac ...Prvj?<al for a Xnc I,?t of Hl*omtrt?Iirto,lful Slaughter*/ huliany 4 ' , >t r Hiu-ellaj<t wrote tcy ufr:-inh?n the CallfornU Legisla ture ha??Jj"'jrn*d. mncb to the Hatl?fa ti"n *nd ple.-snrr ofthe In habitants of the Golden Ftate, of all classes, partis and factions Never k?s a r Ute been afflicted with such a Legi'litui*. Mid It is to be hopod that California ?1U never again suffer she hr: sulTeted from that which r, f'ntlv broualit their s tsl"U to a clo-e i am Informed >,y of lii? few honorable men who eouip i ed hat h< fly that there wi,k n t a sing> bll. of a tr^-iv " L ^ * f . i -"?< <1 that ? . s net iuHa-ated by p.iv.ite Int. r. , ~t < III*, iul not coulaiii lOlii'J I r <viM JU ( 'ilcu..fct? <1 ? <..Uate parties 'I he Rai.i.' ?l gr..b ww W?yed in p.-r,- ^ Let mo you an msMinc^ of tlio purity ?i n ?? Jcgi la' >[$. Imring th^ last t- w hours ol tli" -? -se n. wh?A bulb bnu?e* were in a state of the frren'ost . onia ti)>u, a till1 . if Introduced, ostensibly f- r the pirco e of Incorpor ".ting \ ?"irtflln t'lan nniin.l Oania* in L ot.ra ? >t tu county Nob.)dy knew at;; tlilc^ of Oi <o'l 'o iu>b'>d9 eai?danj:br..g aWit It. Tb.' :a?mb?r ' 0 ' r - tri.ii, ,iU it pledged lils w< rd tl.ut It v;, ' t-iuiply to incnr iiniate a ii.wn. nuii Uii' hour >>f f.iioui mi l. I pr a< a inff, its reading was fflsfensed witu. >?. ..r.desare -l w?t e ?hat such hill" arc rif lv r> ill 'it li 'i/Mi .m l nor. ?when the fcs?1 -n Is :'f>out to r'.. ? "i< ???? '.? ? " l,i, -hJUJ was accordingly hurn.l tnrourt 1 uboif j haying Ucn rral t y itfi title only, and v, ?t ) ,n< Qtimot tat hi* . icnatarc. Th* extraordinary hast* ei kibiled it) Um Btmbtr who intredeced K Mcitud ?w plcion. tud it ?w determined by kidu to read it through To th* astonishment of tbo** wbo gave their vote* ia its favor, it vm discovered that, instead of its being , ti (nascent bill to incorporate a town in iui ob scure part of Contra Co?ta county, it graatcd t^crtatn parties the water property in front of the !?|if of Contra Costa. opposite San Kraucnco ? the Mciotive pri vilege, for a long term of yearn, to run % line of ferry boat* It incorporated the plan nnder the name of Ouk land. and. in addition. it gar* to the trustee* to be elected in pursuance of the act of Incorporation power to license or ^>prei>s gambling houoea. saloons, bull and bear lights. an7? oh. shame' ? house* of prostitution. (lre.it wan the Indignation of the duped Legislature when they mad* this discovery To the Governor they wont in all liosti and told him tliat they were dec-ited and choated; that it would be an outrage on decency and morality to ? allow the bill to become a law. and they accordingly re quested him to veto It. Mr. Ulglcr Mreed with thorn, lie Raid it would be an outrage, and he pledged Uhn?elf that he would veto it. The manner in which he kept hi* nledge may be learned from the fact that *|;,hinon* hour after this interview ha attached hid name to th* bUl. and it stands upon the statute book a law of the State. This is a specimen of California legislation, and of the itnif of which the la*t Legislature wan composed. It carries its own comment with It. The Governor i* trying hard to relieve hiins. U of responsibility in th* matter. and hi# private secretary. a Mr. William A Corn wall. who 1b familiar to the hotel keeper* on the line of raiwtxulfrom Albany and Buffalo. a* well as those in Sa ratoga is defending hi* patron iu the paper*; but It U a "duct?" business. and Mr. Digler In doomed to receive the condemnation which hi* action In th* matter so wull merits But it in not from State legislator* akme that California ha* ru tiered and is f*tiil suffering. Congress having passed a bUl for the erection of public buildings in San Fran cisco? consisting of a custom house, pout office, district oourts. and uianhal * office, all in one? certain parti** here, headed by a certain banking house, got the ear of th* Secretary of the Treasury, and prevailed upon him t* select a site on whieh to erect them. In anticipation of being successful In their enterprise, they aad their friend* purchased property in the neighborhood of the site on whieh they expeet to and will make half a doocn for tune?. It is hard tosay what lntlunw** were brought to t?ar upon the Hon. Secretary; at all events, the opinion ir aaiversal that It will be little short of an outrage to erect the public building* on the place which ha* been selected It is situated n*ar the eitrcme end of the town, beyond which? in oenseuuencc ef Telegraph llill. which is much higher and gr*ater in every respect thau the hill on which the Pavilion is nituated on Stateu Island? th* city never can cxtcd. Uut aside frum th* hill, th* site never would bo eeutral. When I tell you that It bears the cauie relation to San Francisco as the fbot of Broad street does to New York, your readers and the See retary of the Treasury will be able to form an opiuloa of its eligibility. What would New Yorkers ray. If a f*W ?peculators prevailed upon the government, at Washing ton, to erect a stuck of building* to compri*e a custom hours, post office. United State* court* and marshal'* office, not in the centre of th* city, or what would evidently be the eontre ia a few year*, but at the foot of Uroad street? Y'ct this has been done in San Francisco. In addition to thi?. tbe site *el*cted is cov*r*d with water to the depth ol' twenty f*et. and it will cost mere to till it up than weuld purchase a lot in a proper location. Th*r* is a rumor in town that orders were received from Wash ington. by the loft (teouier. countermanding the s*lecti?n, and making one more central, viz.. at Whitehall, adjoin ing Central wharf. It.** to he hoped that th* rumor is tru*. If it i* not. and if the first selection b* retained, our people will not be able to divest themselves of th* suspicion that there ho* bee* some Galphiuism iu th* matter. _ I mentioned in a former litter th&t efforts were being mail* here to establish a new liae ef steamers between her* and I'anauia. and that a reselution was pa***d by the Legislature. instru*ti?g our representative* la Con grets to vote for an appropriation towards maintaining it. I inetofc to you a Memorial *ddressed to fongre-s by four teen numbers of the State Senate and forty ol the As ftmWy. commending to tlie consideration of Congress the application of Lieutcnsat Maynard and Mr. Jolin Parrot, of this city, on the subject, and protesting sgainst the re newal of aay contract* at present In *xi*tenee, for convey ing th* mail* to and from the A tlnntie States. M*esrs. Maynard and Parrot are v*ry enterprising men. und to tbtir energy th*p*opl* of San TraniUco are indebted for th* creation of a great number of spUiulid fire pr*of buildings which would be a perfect protection against the spree. J of conflagrations suck as have on farmer occa sion* laid San Francisco in adics. and r*duc*d huuuieds and thousands of wealthy men to a state ef peverty. It Is to be hoped that Concrcs' will treat this s*bje*t w.t a the attention which its importance desern*. The prejudice against 4llc Chinese immigrants con tinues. and in a number of places in the mines resolu tions have 1-een passed, forbidding th* Chinese to dig tor j cold, and warning them to leave within a given time gen* rally a f*w day* They ar* a very harmless and pas sive people, ( the Chinese.) and. In most ea*cs. they have complied with the demands of the min*rs. and left the diggings In one instance they demurred, and the result was the Americans ejected them by force, headed ky a band of music. If this state ef thing* should continue. It will be attended with scrions conte^ucnees. At the pre sent time thsrc urc 11.787 Chinese in California, and seve ral thouiands mere are on their way. If this vast num ber of pcple ore not permitted to dig gold tb-y will be come paupers, and lie unab> to purchase anythiag to eot. for nine- tenths of thrm land her* without mor* money than is sufficient to purchase a pick, a shovel, and n pair of mining boots. ... 1 have ?o repeat the old story about the mines, lliey not only still hold out. but there *rc bie lumps found und new discoveries made every day. It is unnecessary for ui? to give particulars, lean, however, give you some Ihlrg new in connection with this subject. which is known to but a few. and you may rely upon its accuracy, viz : ? that dl'coveric* have recently lieen made, at a p'ace beyond tbe limits of what Is usually termed (he gold district, which, for richness ot deposits. an>| I ?xtent Vm,? kIi previous airrovenes enlirery In tbe shkd*. I am not at lilierty to mention names, but you nmy rely upon what 1 say on Ihe subject. A party of gentlemen are ?bout prepanrg themisi lve? to go and take possession Their purpose Is known but to o few. In my noxt I hope to be abl* togive you further information c mcerning th? matter. I/Ct me my that California is destined to crest* more excitement in the ni"neUtry world than she has yet dODC. Thsre was a stampede among the prisoners confined in the county prison a few d^y^ sine?. Nine notorious vil lains mttde their cscope in a most ingenious innuncr. and are still at large. Some of them were convicted of man slaughter. some of horse stealing, and others of other crimes. It is presumed they have taken to (he moun tains In Contra Coeta county. It was the insecurity of the jails, and the uncertain and d-fiolent administration I of tbe law in California, whieh forced the people, for i thilr own preservation, to take the punishment of crimi nals Into their owu bands. It. is ijuite certain that the escaped scoundrels wfll not visit San Vrancisco. Th* Yigilance Committee are in constant session, and are al wuys on the look out.# A dreadful slaughter of Indians took pbeo n short tim* since in Shasta county. About twe months ago. a very estimable man. named Anderson, from Ohio, was luurdersd. and the manner in which tbe crim* was committed, and the fact that tbe body was pierced with arrow*, some or which remained left no doubt it was the work of tliu In dlan*. The Inhabitants were greatly inc -nscd. and they accordingly organiz"d a company to pursue and chastise the murderc/s. The retult appears in the following, which was written by one of the company: ? " The com pany that went in pursuit tf the Indians returned to day. having been absent jest a week. They hod little difficul ty in following the trail. The foot print* of the cattle which the Indians bad driven off with them, together with portions of the clothing of the deceaaed. which they found scattered along tbe way. and were rsadily recog nized by his son who was in the company. showed unmla takeahle signs of the path of thoee whom they wore pur suing. But it wm nccossary to pro*eed with great cau tion. in order not to alarm the savages; accordingly th* party generally laid by during the day. sending spl** ahead and travelling hy night. On Thursday afternoon, th* 2ZA ult . the sceuts discovered the roacheria. in a small valley at the base ef three mountains ou the south sids of the South Fork of Trinity river. At midnight the company started from their encampment, Capt. Dixon having divided his foree into three parties, so as to c ime upon the Indians from different quarters, and surroond them. When the day hrokenll parties were In thodesired positions. *nd on the signal being given the attack com menced. Kach rifle marked its victim with unerring precision? tbe pistol and the knife completed the work of de?truction and revenge, and in a few brief moments all was over. Of the one hundred and fifty Indians that con stituted ihe rancher! v only two or three escopod, and those were supposed to be daugerously wonnded ; so that proknbly. not one of thoie engaged in the murder of the unfortunate Anderson now remains alive. Men, women and children all shared the same fate; none were spared except one woman and two children, who were brought hack prisoners.'' Memorial for Maw Mail Arrangements be tween California an A the Atlantic Cities. The following is the memorial to Congress, referred to by our San Francisco correspondent, asking for the es tablishment of new mail arrangements between the At lantic cities snd California To Tiir. lIo^tovtARLE Tur Sknatc * sin llovst or Itr.ras sr.NT ATI v VS OK THE I'WITF.n SlATES. We, the undersigned memlicrs of the Legislature of the State of California, respectfully represent? That at present there is only a semi-monthly mill be tween the Atlentlc State* and California. We submit that in view of the position ot this State, and the Important commercial relations now existing between Californlo and the Atlantic States. It is not only the policy, but the duty, . f the national government to provido for a more frequent Intercourse by mail, nud at ?be same time extend the facilities of communication by steam between Urn* widely separated portions of the Cnion. The p- "p'c of this S'nti have ju>t <*au to complain of the i >;?!? Cr.r." to which they 1 ive been subjected, and the I entire want of all spirit of accommodation which has been displayed by tliu proprietors of the lines of steamers now established between ??'? Francl co and I'auama and Sau Francisco anil Ban Juan. It would be a source of thn mo-t. lively satisfaction throughout our land t?> see the vi-trona^e of the go\ern nunt so applied a to aid In building uf> and sustaining, in oppo' .uon to these lines, one which should ho owned and conlrollfd by citisens of our own 8tnt> ? men who, residing b.rc and having an Interest in an ] ? ieg4rd for pul lie opinion, would not *n< rlflco all other consider* tieix'to i'ii Inordinate d< -ire ?.f gain. r^l? , tltilly commmd to your consideration the *ppllcati< n of Lieut l-afsy tie Maynard and Mr. Par rotl ?? .'?ot forth in the rueniorUU, and a k that tbeif I, raver be granted. , A . Ik ind ?<? pr t- -t ag ii..-t any mall coat ract being entered ji>lo with >tny o! th? iiic* n .w established, and more par ticularly do w. pro'e.t i1|4iij?ist nil extension of nny con ; ract now existing wi'h the Pacific Mall btcauishlp Coin 1 vwaff.? Ceorge li Tingley. ' ,nti ?,'larn P. Prank I K p< i,e Kl Dorado- .1. If. Knyder. San Krancl- eo; Paul K. Ilubbs. I'uoliimna county: ?! II. Ilalston, "acramcnto; j ,1 \\ i( :i. JiiatMtith ajid Trinity) 11 K Hobinson, i f'rcrMBeiito. V:?rtli V. Co- Hoperaa; J Fry. Placer ! oun'v Chs. V. Lott. Jh'tti <*iinty; ,los. K. N. Lewis, Iti It. and -liifU; j >? 1 le|t <e|an< aud Na?n; J.J. ?'n in r an I i go; I tV '? i y i - gutter. ? K I1 Hit .*? -*ii ..it. hpcae*r; II' H. I*'1** ( r i Ti 1 i" iuUiot .? ' I >lne b ?vioi. Itnrb ra; A W lini'i i < i> >* ? ?> < I. ' V. . Co-troth, 'I no , nil 1 S ii. Ul II. V .1 "CO *V. Young M jvt.-i.'-, Joo A. lajiton. I couu y, Joj U OwvlD?* 1 do; Jttm Brush. Tuolumne; T. J. Ingerxoli, do: Alphens Kipp. Haeramento, Henry L. Ford. Colusa county; I. aac It. Wall. Monterey; L. W. Bogga, Sonoma; A. V. Critten den. Senta Clara: II. A Crabb, San Joaquin; It N. Wood, San FrancUco; B. Onick. do.; A. Q. Caldwell, .Butter; P. Canny. Placer county ; Austin Wing, El Dorado; K. D. I'earce. do.; Samuel Fleming. Shasta; J. A. Stark. Napa; W. It. Hopkins, K1 Dorado; Jno. Cutter, do.; Thos. 11. Coat*. Khunuth; L. A. Me Means, El Dorado; W P. Jones, Calaveras; J C Tucker, Sacrameuto county; Samuel A. Mcnitt. Mamposa; James S. Shaw, Butte; C. P. Stevon MB, Santa t'ruz; D L. Blanehard, Tuolumne; G. N. MeCoi.aha, Sacramento; D M Chuuncey. San Francisco; A. C. Prachy. do.; .lame a T. Thompson, Santa Clara; A. B. Smith, Contra Costa. Mining Ktwi from California. [From the l'lacer Times and Transcript, May IS.] The main Middle Fork of the American river begin* at the junction (so called) of the North und Ka?t Forks, and continues its course for the spare of fort v miles, when it mingles its waters with those of the North Fork. Junction liar lies at the confluence of the North and First Forks of the Middle Fork, and stretches along the ; nonth side of the river, to the distance of three-fourths of | a mile, presenting an area of l!>8, 000 square yards. This bar I was worked to a moderate extent in the spring of 1851, and the next season fouud many more there, averaging i ftoui $5 to $16 per day. The diggings arc from eight to i fifteen feet deep. The river bottom has been pro: pected satisfactorily, but as yet no damning companies have gone into operation in that section. Willow liar is a continuation of tho same bluff or bend of tho river, and extends to the distance of Half a mile, having an area of 88.000 square yurda. In August. 1*51, about fifty men worked this bar, clearing from $6 to $8 P? r day each. It is now all taken up In small claim*, and pays a fair remuneration. A company is organized to flume the river at this point, and will shortly be in ope ration. > American Bur lies on th? north side of the river, imme diately below Willow Bar, having an aroa of 120.000 square yards. A race was conuncnccd here in the spring of 1849, but abandoned. A few miners worked on tfaa bar in the rummer of I860, making from $4 to $0 par day. which did not pay at the then coot of labor. Upper Pleasant Bar is situated north and south on a large bend in the river, and is 876 feet in length, contain ing an area of 21,930 square yards. Attempts to prospect the bar in I860 proved disastrous The next reason brought a large party to the sauiu locality, who built, at ccatidcrabie cost, a plank lluine the entire length of the bar. The amount of gold on the bottom not warranting the enterprise, a rrisi. followed and all went by the board at "poor, but pleasant l<ar." Lower Pleasant Bar lies nearly at a right angle with the upper Pleasant Bar. on the north ride of the river, and covers a surface of 10.000 square yards. In the spring of 1861 the bar was In high favor, atid a large number settled there to wait the falling of the waters. Merchants, inonte sharpers, barkeeper*, butch'ts. bakers, blacksmiths and all the it cetera* of n larpc settlement, were rapidly deve loped. and an extensive business sprung up, based altoge ther upon an hypothecation of river bank securities, wliie.h never came to light. So business at Lower Pleasant Bar '? burstc&up." There arc still a good number of wise acres who have a presentiment that the bar will prove rich, if the bottom is ever brought to light. The Boston Bar and Tunnel Company occupy the bend of the river, opposito Pleasant bar, familiarly known as the Ox- Bow1. These ground* are one fourth of a rnilo long, and in aren about 90,000 square yard*. Lilt fall, in E respecting their premises, they realized in the neighbor ed of $1 .000. which determined them to take tho benefit of a full investigation this season. The summit ef the Peninsular BliitT. which terminates in the Ox-Bow. hiut yielded a considerable amount of gold, several thousand dollars being extracted from the surface dirt, which Is conveyrd to the river by means of a plank shute. The bluff is 160 feet above tho river level. The Boston Com pany are now constructing a plank flume, to connect with that of the Willow Bar liamulingCompany.undtoextend through their claim to the mouth of their tunnel, which has been already cut through the peninsula. From this artificial channel the stream will be thrown again into the main river, at the foot of the ripple, and beyond the darn of tlie Horseshoe Company. Should present negotiations be consummated, the wot us will ha extended to tho en trance of tke Horseshoe tunnel, through ebich thi< water can be discharged to the mutual advantage of both com muni tie* lloise shoe Bur. the west bend of the river below, was, in I860, occupied by a company of twenty men. at the head of whom was .lodge Applegate. who proved every way competent to direct an enterprise requiring no ordi nary application of talent and industry. They cut a tunnel through tho solid peninsular rock 120 feet long, during (he summer of 1850. at a coft. with other opera* tions. of over $80,000. and in 1851 they connected a flume to their tunnel of half a mile iu length, at an expense of $20,000. This flume is still preserved, and will answer the purposes of the company the approaching season. The l iver was turned into the tunnel, and from thence into the flume, about the lust of July. and. for a in inth or more, every exertion was used by tho proprietor^ to prospect their grounds, but without success. The dig pings weie deep, and tho surplus water so great as to pre clude all possibility of operating to advantage. Tho claimants then abandoned the bar. Notwithstanding the ruinous result* of last year, attempt* will be made this reason to work these grounds, and it is believed by many of the company, that their plan- are so matured as to in sure success. The bar is half a mile in length, nud com prises an area oj ISO 000 M/uare yards. Kurvku Bar occupies the south side of the river, and extends fioui a point opposite the lower- extremity of Horse-shoo Bar to the lieitd of the Arkansas Kiver Com punj's claim, a distance of 1 060 feet, and displays an area of 18 000 square yards. A race w;is dug through th'n bar in 1860. bnt little was known of iu value until 1851. Hie bar appears to be of a first andrfec Hilary formation, the old her. (so called.,) being proven very auriferous. $160 Ct 0 were taken out of it in tiiesp?cc of a fuw months, iiom SO to 1C0 puxape are kept in openUm on the bar yet; still the i xce*,-. of water seriously impedes working. Thirty of these puni]>s arc termed wire or lever pumps. *i:d iun su constructed ilint on* large water wheel placed in thn Hone-slioe flume keeps them all employed. A crmpany. lately formed. U now prepared to fluin* ibo river at a place near thin point, and will connect with the Iloise Shoe flume mid like wi.-c with tho Arkansas Com pany's works This la<.t link will complete one con tinuous line of flume Irorn Willow Bar down to the head of Volcano Bar. n distance of about six m iles. The prospecting and mining operation* arc th us de scribed: ? The -'pioneer prospect* rs'1 are generally en gaged in the most ruinous enterprise-, consuming their time in toils<>nie martin* and vexatious delays, while cl utching every mountain pass and stream, finally finding themselves completely ?? strapped."' and ready to sell out their claims for any sum that will give them another "start." At tho heels of these comes another class no lets adventurous, " who. by their indomitable courage nud perseverance, diveit the course ol impetuous river/ and move mountains from their foundations For gold tiny left their homes, and no sacrifice of self ?cem * too great to insure the prize. They suffer patiently and with out repining, are generous in adversity or prrsperity, and and their mutto i* that of Grip, the raven? " Never say die." The hoDest men who work all stand well, whether their their pocket- are full or empty. Preacher*, doctors, lawyers and artists, wade deep streams and delve the mountains, with no line of demarcation among them, ex cept that which defines " thy claim or my claim"? a pure democracy in a region of gold, but which gold can neither purchase nor destroy. Experimental miners, like devoted gamesters, will stake their la;t " red' upon a pair of Jacks; and even the most observant rpectntr r would be puzzled to discover which waa the last satisfied, the winner or loser. The citizens of Sliasta Butte are taking steps to turn the watcis of Shasta river into the mines adjaceut to that city The miners at French Gulch are doing well; recently, lumps have been taken out worth from $6 000 to $7,000. Laboring men get from five to seven dollars pur d.?y at Shasta. [From the Calaveras Chronicle, May 8.] Big Bar has been remarkably rich. Une claim, last seasi n. yielded upward* of $'-l O00. and from a hole sunk by a company of Frenchmen $2,500 was taken out. The bar has. in most places, been worked out on the ledge by means of drifting, which was pursued to a great extent lost fall, and to mucli advantage. Another method of working the bar is now in vogue. The miners are at pre sent washing the top dirt with torn*, and making good wages. Some of the companies have as much as two hun dred yards of h<ve loid down to conduct the water from pumps worked with paddle wheels. [From the Stockton Journal, May 16.] A piece of gold weighing thirty six ounces wus found a few days since, at the head of Kattlesnako Creek, near Big Oak Flat It was valued at $700. Persons carting earth on the Flat are earning an average which is equal to the yield of any placer diggings iu the southern mines. One party engaged in carting dirt taken from the diggings, paying from the sui face to the ledge, liavo made as high as nine ounoes per day. with an average of five or flx ounces. Many perrons, of course, woik hard in those, as well as other diggings, without making more than three or four dollars per day. But without work, even that amount cannot be made. Mr Grant says that tlin diggings aronnd and in the vicinity of Moicasin Creek, heictolorc conrldtred as un profitable, arc being thickly settled. He says that UM miners on this crcek. Hlg Oak Flat, Garrote, aud the sur rounding country. n? meeting with general good success, sud new comer*, from the amount of grouud which re mains unprospi cted. find a good oppi rtunlty to share in the luck < f those lucre experienced. Mr. McCullcy a miner who left Morgan's Bar, on the Tuolumne, ou Monday laj-t. informs us that the river was high, at: (I rising. Mine rs working in the bank were ave raging $3 to fO per day. Some at Don Pedro's Bar were doiug remarkably will. Business generally, nlong the rher. is dull, and it will continue so until the wuter falls, in August. Board on the river Is $8 per week Mr. Joseph Harrison of Columbia, informs us that a small stream, sufficient only for four toms. was brought into that place, from a creek about five miles distant, on the 26th nit; hut a stream from the Fir# Mile Creek, which will give work to a large number of persons, wn expected in daily, when he left. All was bustle and an imiy in I he town ot Columbia, In anticipation of the event. Coarse Gold Gulch is about one hundred and forty m'les from Stockton, and thirty miles sou then t from Mariposa. Une Gold Gulch is about forty miles from tho Mariposa. The beds of those streams have been exceed ingly rich, and still contain much gold; but since the rain t lie ni. tiers b?\e been working in dry digging* around the m i;lib< i hood. The batiks contain uioie or lens gold, and will pay hereafter. Onr Vienna Corienpantlrnee. Vienn \, May X), 1992. Nicholas Pleased with his Visit to Vienna ? Persons here Honored by Particular Murks of Faror? Austro-Rnssitin Alliance Closer ? Ifo Meeting be tween the Ctcr aiuf the I Hike of Bordeaux ? Count Ncsstlrcde's Occupations here ? Further Effect of I,i,n is Aapoh n'* Sjn ech? Messenger from Nicho las to the (>ni ml Duke vf Tuscany? Emperar of Austria's Visit to Hungary fixed? N w System of Organisation for that Country? Stilts'1 Hook Jiu/^id here ? (hihgey's Look ? American Treaty with Jayan, fyc. The Emperor Nicholas i ' said to hftVG boon tnnch pleased with his v i - i t to Vienna. Ho distributed an immense quantity of ctWRf and dceorntioni. Duron s uNck, i Ye .? ii' nt ol Ihe Imperial Council, w.u honored with the ribbon of the order of St. Andrew ? an extraordinary mark of favor, as this is the highest Russian order, and usually bestowed only en crowned heads, or princes of royal blood. Another individual highly honored was Dr. Bach, the Minis ter of the Interior, who wan among those invited t* dino with their Majesties, after tno parade of the 10th. This fact is the more important, as, en the Kmperor of Russia's visit to Olmutz, some time ago, he refused to receive minister liaeh ? his plebciau ori gin, and thi manner in which he came to the post ef minister, after heading the people in the streets in '48, being assigned as the reason. As 1 have state* before, he and Kiibeck aro really the authors of the present centralizing system, and the men of groateak talent in tho present Austrian government, and therefore the marks of distinction paid to them now by Nicholas is not without significance. It is believed that the allianoe of Ruseia and Aufr tria is new drawn closer than ever. The correspondent of a Sal tzburg paper, writing from Vienna, after describing^he parade of the 10th, adds as fellows:? " Before tho mighty alliance which this picture presents to the continent, no other power of the same can exist. If Austria and Russia are united, Western Europe will be obliged te yield to their demand?. No power can resist the mighty arinie: that Austria ana Russia can bring into the Add." Great pains have been taken to 9tate, since the departure of tho Czar, that there was no meeting be tweon him ana the Duko ot Bordeaux, who occupies, at present, his villa of Frohsdorf, near Vienna. This last Bourbon, having come up from Venice just be fore the Czar's arrival, the possibility of a meeting was looked forward to with great interest, particu larly in diplomatic circles. But it is now positively stated, that no meeting took place; and tho ao counts that tho Russian Grand Princes treated him, in Italy, with such unusual distinction, addressing II him as " Sire," aro also contradicted. This is no deubt in order to calm any anxiety that "may have been excited in Franco. Count Ncsselrodo did not leavo Vienna till rnday, the 14th inst. During the whole time he was here, he never appeared in public, and it hardly seemed to be known generally thut ho *m here at all. 11? wjus accompanied by Baron Nioola, Councillor of State, and M. do Martzloff, Privy Councillor, aa secretaries, and seems to have been constantly en caged in official labors. Ho had very frequent con ferences with the Austrian Minister of Foreign Af fairs, in which, it is said, the commercial question between Austria and Prussia received a large share of attention? Count Nesselrode taking the part of mediator between the two powers. No doubt the question of the cmpiro in France was the chief and most serious one that occupied the two ministers. As soon as the French Ambassador here reoeived telegraphic news of the ovents of the 10th of May, ho proceeded immediately to Count Buol, and had an interview with him, in conjunotien with tho Rus sian Ambassador. , , ,, , Tho Vienna papers, since getting the full report of Louis Napoleon's speech, aflect to regard it as mora satisfactory than it appeared, as reportod by tele graph, and they say toe. that tho interior affairs ol France aro not sufficiently consolidated to allow an aggressive policy abroad, not seeing that a policy tliat should cover Franoo with glory abroad would be tho very mtuns of consolidating Napoleon's gov ernment at home, and there is evidently considera ble fear here as to Napoleon's intentions, and per haps with reason. While the Emperor Nicholas was here, a member of the Russian Legation wa? sent with despatches to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, probably to congratu late him on the abolition of the Tuscan eonstitu The Pesth Gazette states in its official part, that the Emperor of Austria may bo expected in Hunga ry, for a certainty, on the 5th of June. It is expect ed thut the new Austrian organization for Hungary will be finished and ready to publish by that time. The Vienna papers speak in the following terms of Mr. Stiles' book on Austria:? "A work has ap peared in New York bvMr. Stiles, bearing tho title ''Austria in 1848 and 1819," which, on account of tho relation in which Mr. Stiles stood, to many leading men at that timo, is calculated to awako considerable interest, and at tho same time, to pro mote that favorable change In public opinion which has begun in tho United States, in reference to Austria. . . . ... Gorgey's book seems te be genuine, notwith standing the contradiction in tho papers here. It i? prohibited in Austria. Tho Ilayd says, that merchants here have ac counts from their correspondents in Now York, that a treaty between Japan and tho United fctates is in prospcct, and that the latter will thus get a firm tooting in Asia. The number of Americans passing through Vienna this season, is considerable. At present there are here, General Stewart, of Baltimore, and Genera! John Taylor Cooper, of New York. The former gentleman has just gone down to Pesth. Tho number of people emigrating still continuee very great, and many of them with capital. One gentleman is on the point of emigrating from Bo hemia. who will take over a number of workmen, paying their expenses, for which they contract with nim to work land bim a certain length of tunc, lor a certain proportion of the produce. Yours, &c. Vienna, May 23, 1862. Diminution of the Expm* es of the Austrian Gov., eminent ? New Isan in Silver abroad? Diminu tion of State Payor Monty in Circulation ? A Tew Austrian Minister to London ? Chevalitr Hnlst. mann? Meeting on board an American ship in the port of Trieste. The two important events of the week here are, tho publication of the results of tho economy recom mended by the Bmperor in August of last year, to the different ministries, and the contraction of a loan in silver abroad. The former runs as follows iu the official Gazette:? "The financial affairs of Aus tria pressingly demand the utmost eoonomy in its public expenses. To this end his majesty, in hit decision of August 30th, of last year, made it the particular duty of the different ministries, to intro duce the greatest possible economy." In consequence of this order, the ministers have subjected the subordinate authorities to a reduction of their calculated expenses for the fiecal year 1882. This redaction amounts in the Ministry of the Inte rior, to 1,402,838 florins; and in compaxiaon with lta budget for the fiscal year 1851 .... florins 2, 699, 0^1) Ministry of Justico " Public worship and instruction .... l.IW.W-i Commerco anu public works " Agriculture ana mining " 1,990,000 Total " 14,2f*,290 Likewise, in tho expenses for the army, hie Majesty has deigned, under the date of May 8, 1852, to give such orders that the total expenses of tho war department, for the fiecal year 185:1, will bo diminished 2,(500,000 florins. Thclatter, it is supposed, will causo a diminution of SO, 000 or 40,000 men in the army. In an* emergency tho order would, of coursc, he reversed. The loan, in silver, amounting to 35,000,000 florins, has been contracted at Frankfort. It has not yet been officially announced, but the houses of Rothschild and Bethmnnn aro mentioned tho principal takers. The interest is flvo per cent , paid in silver. The effect on tho exchango here has boon favorable, though it has not varied much as yet. The Vienna Gazette of tho 21st inst., publisbee an Imperial decree, ordering tho destruction of miall paper money to tho amount of ft million of florins, on the 22d and 26th of May. This, it states, with the 2,000,000 of tho same money already des troyed, and 25,000,000 other State paper money in compulsory circulation, makes the total sum ol 28,000,000 florins of State paper money that hac been removed from circulation by the application of part of tho loan of IhTil . Tho l i new loan will probably bo applied to a further reduction of tho paper money in circulation. 1 have already stated that the Emperor is going to Hungary on the 5th of Juno. Great prepara tions, it seems, are makieg to receive him. From Pesth lie will make a tour through the whole country, at difforent points of which troope are collecting, which he will review. It is said that important results arc expected from this journey. The Emperor, who speaks perfectly the Hungarian language, intends, by coming in contact; directly frith the people of the country, to judge for himself of their feelings towards him. Seme think, if tho re sult should be favorable, an extensive amnesty will follow; but. fer mj part, I think it weuld be the part of wisdom to let the amnesty precede tho per sonal appearance of the monarch. The late condom nations, it appears, consigned some persons to prison who had been at liberty during their trial. This could not but produce a bad effect. Mild measures would still do much to reconcile tho Hungarians to Austria. Some think, also, that the new -ystem of organization for Hungary will be published before that timo; but, though tho work of organization for the whole monarchy is no doubt geing on rapidly, it is hardly likely that anything definite for Hun gary will appear so soon. Count CeUartdo-Walsee has been appointed Aus trian Ambassador to London. it is stated in the papers here that Chevalier llulseinann, before leaving Washington, addressed n note, in a very severe tone, to Mr. Web* tor. which h? communicated likewise to the whole diplomatic corps; and another to the President., thanking hiru for nls kindness. The Augsburg Gateth says that it is not supposed Mr. llulseinann will ret? u to Washington. Prince Mettcmich has just recovered from a slight indisposition. The Trieste Gazette , of tho 18th instant, aayg:? "Last night a bloody mutiny took jJncc on board the American three malt (nip Lawrence, Captain Ilearse, to tho complete suppression of which the assistance of the guard ship was claimed. Tho authors of it were a number of sailors, who had left the >hip a few days before, and refused to return to it. so that the police were induced to interfere " J. 0. 0.