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AGKNTS FOR fllK STA.%DAIID. Can FionrUco Apriley. L. P. FISH*R, 20 ami 21 Now Mechanics' Ex change, is our only authorized agent in Wan Francisco. For Eastern advertising. Mr. Fisher is represented by S. F. Pettingiil k Co., of New York and Boston. Agents In the Atlantic State*. Hrnso* & MKXIT, are the only Eastern Advcr tising Agents, with whom we do Imsines direct in the Atlantic States. Office. 4 Park Row, Tim't Building, N"»v York City. Tht following named gentlemen are author jied to receive and receipt for money due on •übscription to the STAXOABD : M. W. WJ»ITT. Victoria. V. I. ; JOHN P. Jrnsox, Port Ton-nscnd; Homes A JIDSOW, W bid by Island ; E. A. WILSON, Arcuda ; STEPHKN Jrusos, Stcilncoom; R. A. LIGHT, " L. L. DI-BKAI". Cowlitz; JAMI* M I'RPHV, rtsalady; M'*R«*X GOTI, Xlsqitnllv. O. W. CA.NXOH, Portland, Oregon. Money can be sent through the mails at )ur risk. OLVIPIA, SATURDAY MORMNG, JI'SE 18,1870. Corruption, Bribery and Fraud. We publish below the statement of & gentleman at Xceah Bay, exposing a small portion of the rascality perpetrated in the late election by the Garfielde ring. It is made by a reliable witness of the transac tion, who will substantiate the facts there in set forth by oath, if they arc denied by any party interested. Who would have believed that the most abject tools of Gar fielde would have had the audacity to per petrate so glaringan outrage ? Although, from the well known character of the men who led the campaign, we expected that all sorts of rascality would be practiced, we were not prepared for so humiliating an exhibition as this. When we were as sured by the officer having charge of the Indian service in the Territory, that the Indians should not be used as a political element at the polls, we placed the most implicit confidence iu that declaration. We are not now convinced that this out rage was perpetrated with his sanction or knowledge, but we do know that the In dian department has manifested a most wonderful and extraordinary zeal through out the canvass, and while it has patted Judge Mix on the back and whispered "aidand comfort" in his car, orders have gone forth as bombastic as the ukase against the jumpers at Ilog'em, to crucify him and elect Garfielde to Congress. But we have no desire to misrepresent any one, or to misstate circumstances in any instance, and we sincerely hope that the publication of the statement will determine precisely who is at fault, and fix the odium upon only the guilty parties. We cheerfully tender the use of our col umns for the publication of a.iy statement that responsible parties may choose to make. We would regret very much to be lieve that such an outrage as was perpe trated at Neeah Bay, and for aught we knew at other points in the Territory, had the sanction of the Superintendent, and still we can hardly concei.vc how such an outrage could be perpetrated and he be in total ignorance of the plotting which preceded it. The Agent in charge has im mediate control of the Indians, and a word from him or the Superintendent would have prevented the fraud. That a pro position to vote Indians was discussed by Republicans, is well known; and the question is, did the officers of the Indian service sanction, disapprove, or quietly ac quiesce in the proceeding ? NEE An BAT, June 6, 1870. ED. STANDARD : The day of election ia oyer and I never was so disgusted as I was at the action of the Garfielde King here to-day. It was without exception the most humiliating spectacle that an honest man erer beheld. The first thing that was done was the election of the board of Judges and Inspector of election la the following manner: Mr. Maggs, one of the Judges appointed by the County Commiasioners, went into a room with five other men, and with closed windows and doora, elected a board and their clerks, without the knowledge of any parties on the outside, leaving this man Maggs off, he being the only one of the board pres ent appointed by the County Court, which aetion was entirely new to me. After everything was arranged on the in aide, the window was raised and the polls declared open, no one bciug on the authorized to admiuistcr oaths except as they empowered each other. Then came' the voting. Maggs took an Indian by the arm and le.id biic up to the polls, when the Inspector raised himself up in a very dignified vaoner, and administered an oath to this man Mag<*. to act as inter preter, which read aa follows : " You do solemnly swear that you will faithfully anl impartially, act as interpre ter, in putting of questions and administer- 1 in* oaths put by Inspector of election this «Jay. (Signed) <T. S. MAGUS. Subserit>ed and sworn to before me, this Gth Jay of Juno. IS7O. (Signed) Theodore ALYED, Inspector of Election Neeah Bay. After the oath had l>ecu administered to the interpreter, he proceeded as follows to interpret the oith to Indian Saxey. "Mikawa-wa uiika delate Hoston," &c. ice., and the Indian said that he was n Bo«ton, when this man Magg* took the ballot from his (the Indian's) hapd and gave it to the inspector and the inspector put it iu the ballot-box. I was standing within ouc foot of the parties, and saw the whole transaction. Then this man lead an other Indian up to the polls and went through the form and took the ballot from the Indian and jrave it to the inspec tor, when one of the gentlemen on the out side exclaimed : " For (Jod's sake, Maggs how many times are you going to vote." Just then there was considerable talk made about the style of votirig, and the Judges took Indian Saxey on the inside and made him act as interpreter the bal ance of the day. At this point, I walked out to where the Indians were and told them I wanted them to go with me, and I took away 85 of them, who I am quite sure, did not go back to vote. The compensation offered to the Indians and which they received, was a sack of flour for them to vote for (Jar fieldc. The flour was sent here to Maggs to be distributed in this manner. This can be proven by the Indians themselves. Xow if there is no law to take hold of a man iu such a case, it is something strange to me. The Revenue Cutter came in about noon, and there were ten men and three officers went ashore and voted. I never asked nor attempted to get an Indi an to vote. There were 112 votes polled ; 106 for Garfielde and C for Mix. All these facts can be proven and will be sworn to if necessary. ANOTHER CAHPKT-BAGOER.—A tele gram received liere a few days ago states that T. M. Somfer, has been appointed Receiver of Public Moneys at this place. So it appears our old friend, Judge Cusli man must stand aside to make room for auothcr carpet-bagger. If there is a man in the Territory who has filled a Federal office with better satisfaction to the peo ple, irrespective of party, than Judge Cush man, we do not know who he is. Besides being a pioneer, a man whose industry and enterprise has contributed in no small de gree to advance our material interests, he combines iu a remarkable degree the qual ifications fitting him for the position he has held BO satisfactorily the past eight years. Although a strict partisan, his official conduct has been such as to secure the unlimited confidence of the people in his ability and integrity as a public officer. It is, therefore, with regret we chronicle his removal and the substitution of a carpet bagger in his place. Wo have had an overdose of the infliction. If the claims of our old citizens arc of no weight in af fecting the distention of the loaves and fiiihes, if with all of Garfioldo's boasted in fluence with the Administration this state of things cannot be averted, and we must continue to be afflicted with the plagues of Egypt, let the fact bo at once made known to the people that they may know the grapes are sour and cease their hopeless longing. If the Delegate had not been (elected from the Radical party, if the power claimed for him with the Adminis tration was not so omnipotent, we should not have so much cause for complaint. But the facta are far different, and we leave it for the supporters of Mr. Garfielde to reconcile this last removal with justice and propriety as beat they can. DEATH OF CHARLES DICKENS.—This distinguished author is no more. As a novelist he had reached the highest pinna cle of fame, and his works are perhaps more generally read and highly prized than those of any other author. Mr. Dickinswas born at Portsmouth, England, Feb. 7th, 1812. lie was intended by his father for the law, and to that end placed in an attorney's office in London. De coming discontented, he left law for letters, and in the capacity of reporter attached himself to a London newspaper. In this field his intellectual Ability soon manifest ed itself. lie wrote a series of sketches on London life which soon gained public approval. The "Pickwick Papers," a comic work which appeared in monthly parts, obtained for him an enviablo popu larity. Since that time Mr. Dickens has written many novels illustrative of society in its different phases, prominent among which were " Oliver' Twist," " Dombey and Son," and " Nicholas Nickleby." In every community may be found the coun terparts of some of his characters. It is not unusual to'find a Ileep, a Carker, a Peck sniff, or a Chuzzlewit, nor are the charac ters illustrating the brighter side of human nature without familiar illustrations along the journey-of life. The Captain Cuttles are not the less appreciated because they represent a far less numerous class. The hold Mr. Dickens had upon the affections of the people was sclrcely less in this coun try than in his own native land,as the cor dial greeting of which he was the recipient a few months ago proved. Up to the day of his death he was apparently enjoying good health, and had just written several pages on i: Edwin Drood," a novel, which is thus left uncompleted. HT Walla Walla is now in telegraphic communication with the remainder of the world. Election Returns. The following is the vote of Pierce coun ty, official: For Delegate—.T. D. Mix, 190; S. Gar fieldc. Ib 7 j M. Minn, 18. Majority for Mi*. 29. For Prosecuting Attorney, Parks re ceived 201 votes and Bradshaw IGS. Parks' majority, 80. For Joint Councilman. John Mcßeavy received 21>9 votes and Justin Scammon 102. Majority, -17. For Joint Repiescntative, Stephen Jud son 194. John Swan 104; majority 30. For Representative, R. S. Moore 191, W. 11. Wallace 174 ; majority 17. For Probate Judge, W. P. Dougherty 221; Frank Spinning 150; majority 71. For Auditor, John Ijatham 210, Giles Ford 152; majority 04. For Sheriff, D. W. C. Davidson 225, Isaac Carson 142 ; majority 83. For Coroner, Isaac Pincus 109, Dr. P. James 104; majority 5. For Assessor, Win Mahon 178, S. B. Alvcy 102; majority 10. For Treasurer, Robert Williams 203. Philip Kcach 101; majority 42. For School Superintendent, M. M. Mc- Carvcr 194, Dr. J. Lausdale 103; major ity 31. For County Commissioners —G. T. Yi ning 204. T. F. Putton 19J, Henry Han dle I*9, E. C. Meade 170. T. M. Cham bers 102. Hugh Patterson 158. For County Surveyor, 11. J. Chapman 193, W. R. Ballard 100: iniijority 27. From the above it will be seen that the Whole Democratic ticket has been elected by majorities ranging to 83, except one County 'Commissioner—Tlenry Handle, ltep., being elected by 19 majority. The following statement of the vote of Walla Walla county is takcu from the Statesman : For Congress, J. D. Mix 670 ; S. Gar fielde, 527—Mix's majority 143. For Councilman, I). Stewart, 712; W. Vawter. 488—Stewart's majority, 224. Joint Councilman, H. D. O'Bryant, G4l; J. C. Smith, 537—O'Bryaut's ma jority 104. Representatives, J. 11. Lasater, 093 ; D. Ashpaugh, 700; E. Ping. 683 ; T. W. Whetstone, 000; A. G. Lloyd, 079 ; John Scott, 701; J. Pettyjohn, 483; Robert Kennedy. 497 ; C. P. Kinar, 501 ; T. P. Denny, 503; T. T. Davis, 494; G. A. Waggoner, 498. For Sheriff, James McAuliff, 090 ; F. Shelton, 492—McAulifFs majority, 198, For Auditor, 11. M. Chase, 703; I. It. Morris, 485—Chase's majority, 218. For Treasurer, A. Kygcr, 095; M. C. Moore, 501—Kyger's majority, 194. For Probate Judge, It. Guichard, 694 ; D. S. Baldwin, 499—Guiehard's majority 195. For Assessor, A. C. Wellman, 690; C. J. Witt, 505—Wellrnan's majority 185. For Coroner, Dr. L. 11. Goodwin's 096; Dr. J. H. Day, 502—Goodwin's majority 194. For School Superintendent, Rev. J. L. Rcscr, 092 ; Rev. C. Fells, 507 —Rescr's majority 185. For Surveyor, A. 11. Simmons, G9B ; R. F. Walker, 498—Simmon's majority 200. For County Couimissioacrs, I. T. Reese, 683; C. C. Cram, 703 ; F. Louden, 7"1 ; S. M. Wait, 477 ; W. S. William, 501; M. 11. Ward, 518. l'rom the Intelligencer we gather the following returns : Delegate—GnrfielJe 310, Mix Minn 32. Majority for Garfielde 48. Prosecuting Attorney—Bradshaw 295, Parks 275; majority 20. Joint Councilman—Andrews 209, Fos ter 307; Foster's tinprity 17. Representatives—McConnha2Bo; Hinck ley 295; McMillan 200. llogers 254. Auditor—Kellogg 321, Perkins 24^ Shoudy 30. • Treasurer—Sliorey 332, Frye 270. Probate Judge—Mercer 310, Denny 288. Sheriff—Wyckoff 307, Collins 258, Lord 35. The Democrats elect the Joint Council man, one Representative and two Commis sioners in this county. The Message gives thafollowing returns of the result iu Jefferson county : Delegate—Garfielde 258, Mix 111, Blinn 14. Prosecuting Attorney—Bradshaw 222, Parks 120. Joint Councilman—Calhoun 211, Ger rish lit}. llcprescntative—J. J. H. Van Bokke len IGS, J. J. Hunt 155. Joint Representative—V room an 193, Lyons 124. The entire Republican ticket elected in Jefferson. Partial vote in Claim is an follows : Delegate—Garfielde 85, Mix 38. Blinn two. Prosecuting Attorney—Bradshaw 06, Parks 49. Joint Councilman—Calhoun G7, Ger rish 44. The entire Republican ticket elected with the exception of the Representative, Cline, Dem., 18 majority over Irwin, Re publican. In Whatcom county Garfielde received 99, Mix 56 and Blinn 1. For Couucilman Smith has 71 and Dodge 85. Representatives—Finkbonner 91. Ket tler 59. ' The whole Republican ticket elected ex cept Sheriff and Probate Judge. In Kitsap county Garfielde has 74 ma jority and Bradshaw 45. Jo. Foster the Democratic Joint Councilman receives a majority in this county of 21. The Re publican county ticket is elected except the Sheriff. Island county gives Garfielde 96, Mix 80 and Blinn 2. Prosecuting Attorney—Bradshaw 78. Parks 94. Joint Councilman—Smith 72, Dodce 96. ° Coupe, Republican, is elected Repre sentative by 11 majority over Crockett. Democratic County Commissiouers elect ed in Island. ID Clark county Garfieldc received 404 and Mix 312. Lane, for Prosecuting At torney beat Cooke 18 rotes in this county. One Democrat and three Republicans elected Representatives in Clake. The Democrats also elect Sheriff, Auditor, and one Commissioner. The majorities for Delegate foot up as follows: For Garfieldc—Whatcom 43, Snoho mish 92, Island 18, Jefferson 149, Kitsap 74, King 48. Thurstan 133, Chchalis 41, Lewis 33, Cowlitz 22, Clark 92, Klikatat 32, Wahkiakum 25. Total 799. For Mix—Pierce 27, Mason 29, Skama nia 21, Walla Walla 142. Total 219. The Legislature Is still in doubt. Four Democratic Councilmen are elected far as heard from, and fourteen members of the House, with a fair prospect of the number beiog increased by full returns. THE SAME KVEHYWIIERE. —Oregon pa pers are filled with accounts of the men dacity of the Radical party wherever it held the reins of power, in the late elec tion. Such outrages should cause all honest men to blush for the party that perpetrates them : The following is from the Oregon City Enterprise: \\ c learn from parties up from Port land that election day in tliat city was a most disgrpceful affair. The pulls were taken charge of by Hen. Ilolladay's bul lies, and legal voters were intimidated or pulled away from the polls. We learn that in one precinct there were at least two hundred voters prevented from exercis ing the right of suffrage through fear of being knocked down. In Kust Portland the same ruffianism was displayed, and the whole affair was a farce ami outrage on the legal voters. Money is said to have been freely used, and voters and strikers openly bought. We believe there is a law against such offenses, and hope that the law abiding citizens of that city will make an example of some of the scoun drels who have been guilty of these out rages, and scud them to the penitentiary, where they belong. tyw e learn from the lntclUgrneer that the new steamer Alula, formerly known as the Taeomn, intended for the mail service on the Sound, is now nearly completed, and will make a trial trip in about ten days. Her length of keel is 115 feet; width, 20 feet; depth of hold, 0 feet. She has one boiler with six ten-inch fluos, and forty-four four-inch tubes, with a heating surface of twenty two hundred feet; dou ble engines of two hundred horse power, with 14} inch cylinders ; and ono mast with a jib-sail. On the upper deck there will be twelve state-rooms, one ladies eabin 16 by 14 ; a dining saloon 60 feet long, and a promenade deck forward of the pilot house, and one aft th« ladies' saloon. The model and powerful eugines indicate con siderable speed, whilst her general appear ance is creditable to her builders. I't?" A telegram to the Tribune states that the steamer Active was wrecked on a rook about twenty-two miles south of Cajic Moiidocino, about the 6th instant. The vessel is u total loss, but the passengers and crew were all saved, with their bag gage aud about forty tons of freight. The Actire was destined for Victoria, aud had on board several passeugcrs for this place, among whom were Mrs. MeElroy, and Misses Slocum and Kvans. The passen gers and rescued freight were taken back to Sau Francisco, and were to have taken another start last Tuesday, by the steamer Pciieun, for Victoria. If tiariielde dou't do something" for Pud, he deserves to bo eternally damned, now, henceforth and forever. To see how the " skillful concealer of Gar fielde's defects" has stove himself up by arduous labor in tho campaign, with scarcely a hope for tho coveted ermine, fills one with sadness. We intend that he shall have it if persistent solicitation will get it for him. B&£T Several prisoners escaped from the Penitentiary in open daylight, last Mon day, and still Ike Carson proposes to " hold over auother year," notwithstanding his successor is elected by the largest ma jority ever cast in the county. If he does " hold over," he should be required to toko proper care of the convicts by the employment of reliable and trustworthy gnards. The editor of the Intelligencer has been presented a box oi finely smoked her ring by Win. Dc Shaw, of Point Agate, which compare favorably with any of the imported article, and far surpass in delica cy of flavor those which are brought from the Eastern States. |y Rev. Thomas H. Pearne, who for a long time resided in Portland as editor of the Pacific Christian Advocate , and at one time was a prominent candidate for the U. S. Senate, has been confirmed Consul at Kingston, Jamaica. GPA letter from Mr. Cline, of Dunge ness, says that the number of Indians vot ed at NXeeah Bay by the Republicans was upwards of eighty." Three of the prisoners who broke jail at Stcilacoom have been apprehended and returned to their old quarters. Oue still rcmainsat large. IJT Sue Robinson, the actress, recently obtained a divorce from Chaa. Gctzler, in Virginia City. GATHRIHGS BT THE WAYSIDE. —The French Goverumcnt supports SCO musical students. —Napoleon 111. was sixty years old on the 20th of April. —P. T. Barnum, the great sbowman, is in San Francisco. —Seven Philadelphia girls married bo« gus Counts last year. —ln the city of London there is only one Methodist minister to every 50,0U0 of the inhabitants. —Late statistics show that there is a steady and rapid decrease in the popula tion of Mexico. —The Superintendent of the Coast Survey has asked fifty thousand dollars for the survey of Alaska. —There are 118 persons in the Insane Asylum of Oregon. Of that number 87 are males, and 31 females. —People of Wyoming don't know whether to call their female Judge a J usticuss-of-the-Peace or a Justicc-of-thc- Peacess. —A rosy-cheeked damsel in Lansinburg daily leads a sleek-locking cow from house to house, and supplies her customers with milk drawn fresh and sweet and pure. —A steamer twenty-one feet long, started from London for New York, on the 31st inst. She expects to make tlio trip iu fifty days. The crew consists of oue man besides the captain. —A Chicago company had their repre sentatives in Salcui a few days since seek ing to get a contract to build a section of ths Oregon and California Railroad. The company built about 500 miles of the Pa cific road. —A Chicago paper nays the eontest over the North Pacific Railroad bill is said by old members to have been the most remarkable ever witnessed in Con gress. The yca» and noes were called on eleven different amendments. It is freely declared that the franchise as perfected by the bill is worth $15.000,0U0. —Trumbull's amendment to the Ap portionment bill gives 300 members to the House, on a standard of 133,333 to each member, assuming a total population of 40,000.000. This would allow I 0. r » mem bers for the following nine Western States; Ohio, 22; Indiana, 13; Illinois, 20; Wisconsin, 9; Michigan, 9; lowa, 9; Minnesota, 4; Kansas, 2; Missouri, 12. California will obtain 4 members, with a large fraction. —Nearly one hundred bill* involving grants of public lands are now pending in Congress. The aggregate appropriation* of land contemplated in these bills exceed one hundred million acres. These bills thus contemplate the appropriation of an area as as twenty .States of the size of Massachusetts, or between two and three times as large as the whole of New England. At the government price of $1 25 per acre, this land is worth $125,- 000,000. —The uicdieal properties of ice arc be ing more and more appreciated. Small lumps swallowed whole, will oftcu check acute stomach iuflamations, and will pre vent nausea if heat is applied outside at the same time. Pounded ice, applied to the spine, is said to euro sea sickness. A bit of ice will cure diptheria and all throat complaints. To become delightfully cool iu the summer, apply ice wrapped in pa per to the back of the head for one mo ment. Ice applied to a bee sting will knock the spots out of it forthwith. From Poverty to Wealth. There are in Snu Francisco 2ftft persons who pay revenue taxes on SIO,OOO or more, of annual income respectively, ami of these, four pay 011 SIOO,OOO or more- Most of the rich men of California caine to the State in poverty. Jumcs Lick, who owns the Lick House, commenced life as a miller. Peter Donahue the chiefowner of the Occidental Hotel, was a machinist. The Keis Brothers, who built the Cosmo politan Hotel, weio,miners. HUSH, whose estate furnished 'the funds and land for the Buss House, was a watchmaker. Mi chail lleese was a surveyor. Alviuez Hay ward was a miner, and for years ho struggled in poverty. James P. Pierce lived for years on credit in the hope that the Smartville Blue Gravel Mine would prove rich, nnd it more than justified his hope. Andrew McCrecry was a porter. D. O. Mills, W. C. Ralston, Mark Brum agim, Lloyd Tevis, W. 8. Chapman, Le land Stanford, Charles Crocker, E. B. Crocker, Mark Hopkins and C. P. Hunt ingdon all started with little, made their fortunes ill California, and aro now with the othere previously named, classed by common rumor among the " millionaires" of the State, though probably most of them could not reach half a million. At any rate, they arc reported to be wealthy, and except in having been more successful than their rivals, they are fair representa tives of the men who have rjsen from pov erty to riehes in the State. The class who brought wealth with them to California is extremely small. The opportunities for speculation, and for making fine fortunes without disregard of the strictest rules of business prudence, are still, and will long continue to he. nu merous. Hardly a month passes without a rise of ten per cent, in the value of real estate somewhere in the State. The re sources and attractions of the coast are too great to permit a decline, or long arrest of development. Wages and interest will fall, the yielding of the mines will decrease, business will become more steady, but land will rise, the influence of railroads will open districts now unoccupied, and a mul titude of causes will contribute to keep California for many years one of the best places in the world for young men of un usual intelligence and capacity. — S. F. Alia. We are indebteJ to Furscr l'rod- Finch for many fa run. LATER tkOJt THE ATtAJriTCSTiT^; TELEGRAPHIC. ' CHICAGO, Jane 10.—Tho 7WWV L ,W o Y ° "Pf 0 '' 1 "J 1 the Jbcmtaion 0 f the San Domingo question is fcvelopin* a preat amount of bad feeling. The debet# in Executive session to-day was narked by bitterness and excitement such as few Senators ever before witnessed. The vote last Monday on taking up Sehuri'a resold tion for investigation was a tie, and for once the President gave the casting voto in the affirmative. To-day in the effort to obtain a reconsideration, the Vice-President was taken to task by several Senators, who de clared it was not decorous for him as part of the administration to stitfe intestijta tion of that uiattcr/ In the debate last evening three or four Senators get into a wrangle almost without precedent for the last ten years, during which tfaf K« wit given and taken. WASHINGTON, June 10.—Bills werrf passed making uniform the salaries of tlncf Justice and Associates in Territo-r rics, and extending for six months the provisions of the aet for presentation of the claims for additional bounty, The Senate Committee have reports*! favorably on the bill, granting a subsidy t<y the Australian and New Zealand steamship line via San Francisco. 80 -soon as tho bill passes, tenders will be invited for ser vice, aud advertised for 60 days. Thtf contract will only be let conditionally upon contractors obtaining half of tho whole amount from the colonies. The question a» to termini and ports of call is left to the colonics to arrange with the contractor. T. M. Somfer is nominated Receiver of Public Moneys at. Olytnpia, W. T. A number of hortieulturalists, headed by Col. Marshal P. Wilder, with aids,- have left here, going for two months to San Francisco. Thoy will bo joined by a New York party. Smith road a dispatch from Halem an-r nouneing that the Democrats have twelve" majority in the Oregon Legislature. Ap>- pluu.se by Democrats, NKW YORK, Juno 9— Tho Tribuneo Ijomlon correspondent confirms, by tele graph, the statement that the alleged Itoumanian butchery was simply a stu-- dent's joke. A Times' special s.iys tlio majority and minority of the House Counnitteo on For-' eign Affairs on the Cuban (jucstion to-day officially publish reports. The majority report declares it to be tho duty of the I'liitcd States to recoguize the existence:' of a content in Cuba, and to declare an<f maintain an impartial neutrality; giver both parties the sam<Aidvantagcs rn inter conr.-c and trade with the United States, and invites the President to remonstrate ngainst the barbarous manner in whielV the war has been conducted. The minori ty submit as a substitute f»>r tWcir propo - - sition a bill making it a misdemeanor tw crptip jdiips of war with the intent of be ing employed in the service of any Euro pean Province or State for the purposo of" subduing colonists claiming independence, and providing for tho forfeiture of sucl* vessels. WILMINGTON, N. C., Juno 10. —The Republican Congressional Convention of the Tliirtl District, niter a stormy session anJ split, renominated Doukcy. It refu-cif to endorse IfolrliMi's administration. Anoth !i" ticket will lie nominated or bolt* ers will support Stafford, Conservative. WIIKM.INU, Juno 9th.—Tho Denio critic Convention met nt Charleston, tho' new Capital of the State, yesterday. It is largely attended. 'J'lie platform de mands the taxation of capital; expunging from the statute books every form of test oaths ; restoration of the ballot to tho dis franchised, and declares the white race tho superior and ruling race of the coun try. .John J. Jacobs, of Hampshire county, was noninated for Governor. CIMCAUO, Juno 13.—Officers of tho Workingmon's organization arc calling the attention of Congress to coutrncta for Chinese labor just made in Louisiana and elsewhere, and ask for legislation to pro vent them. A bill is now before tho Senate .Judiciary Committee to prohibit contracts for servile labor. LONDON, June 10.—Tho death of l>ickcns causes profound sorrow through out the land. 110 was apparently in good health on Wednesday, when he wrote sev eral pages of Kdwin 11 rood. There are unusual demonstrations of public grief in London and other cities. SAN FRANCISCO, June 14.—Arrived, Steamer Motes Taylor, tVoui I'ortland; bark Amethyst , from Hellinghnm Bay; Barks Adelaide Cooper, from I'ort Ludlow; Jcnnu Pitt*, from Frccport; Mdelte, from Utsalady ; Milan , from Port Gamble ? Mar;/ Glorer, from Port Discovery; Atlanta, from Port Gamble. No'depar tures for Northern porta. Arrived, bark Anglo Saxon and steamer Great Republic, from Hong Kong, with 1000 Chinamen. A heavy earthquake, not accompanied with loss of life, was felt in Japan and at sea. May 13th. Tho volcano Aiayama, in the province of Sin Shin, is in eruption for tho first time in four hundred years. YBKKA, June 14. W. Mallory, withio the past few days, has discovered a very rieli gold bearing quartz lode, about bno mile north of this place. The circum stances 6f discovery are somewhat peculiar, lie has for the past seven years labored patiently, with no other encouragement than the mysterious workings of tbo " diviuing rod," which indicated ,t«fcim that a saddle-shaped bod of silver ore, a half mile in extent, luy snugly wrapped up in the mountain. Ho has evidently struck the golden pommel of the saddle, the"first substantial indication of the imnienso wealth of the hill. The rock crushod ia ft uiortar has yielded an average of >l7 to the pound. Visitors are excluded from the mine. j >i > SAN FRANCISCO, June 14. —Among the committee of 200 citizens, appointed by Jacob Deith, to make arrangements for celebrating the 4th of July, afe two negroes, but the majority of the «om uiittee are supposed to be of Pcroocratio proclivities nud uaturally disposed to de cido against negro participation iD tho celebration.