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ft. I,. Jmrhlmmn I* on. *jwit li* Hih city H» will deliver the Democrat to subscriber*, ami i» authorized to receive subscription*, advertise monte. Ac., and collect and receipt for the same. J£, 1*. Turney is our agent tbr Patterson and vicin ity. Ho is authorized to receive subscriptions, advertise ments, 4c., and collect ami receipt lor the Mine. ■wv ozvvvw WV>/WWVN Hoof;* ft Co» arc onr authorized agent* for San Kran ««co, to receive advortisements, and collect for the *amc. A. Badlam, J.s, is our authorized agent in Sacra mento City. Democratic Nomination*. FOR PRESIDENT, JAMES BUCHANAN, of Pennsylvania, roll VICE PRESIDENT, J. 0. BRECKINRIDGE, of Kentucky. StAte Nominations. For Presidential Electors. AUGUSTIN OLIVEKA, GEORGE FREANOR, P. DELTA TOItUE, A. C. BRADFORD, For Conmu, CHARLES L. SCOTT, of Tuolumne, JOSEPH C. McKlBBEN, of Sierra. For Clerk of the Supreme Court, CHARLES 8. FAIRFAX. For Superintendent of Public Instruction, A. J. MOULDER. County Nomination*. For State Senator. S. H. CIIASEa For Assembly, w. c. Wood, Parker H. Pierce, E. M. Davidson, Phil Moore, MiCHjEI, Cassin. For Mieriff, S. W. BORING. For County Clerk. RUFUS SHOEMAKER. For Piatrict Attorney, W. F. ANDERSON. For County Treasurer, T. W. SIGOURNEY. m- For Assessor. MARTIN BRENNAN. For Public Administrator, F. II. NICHOLSON. For County Purveyor JOHN L. GAMBLE. For Coroner, E. II. DEN. For Sup’t. Public School*, J. L. WHITE. For Supervisor*, V.'M, SCOTT, 1*1 District, HENRY EVERETT, 3.1 District. NEVADA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 185<i. Fremont'* Htntc*innn*lil|>. In the significant words of Mr. Wei inter on Another occasion, it might well he asked wheth er the nomination of Fremont was one fit to be made. Men of higher genius, of greater expe rience in political ufl'nirs, were presented to the Republican Convention, which selected him ns the eandidntc and representative of the “pecu liar institution” of modern Republicanism. If the laborer is worthy of his hire—if those who toil should reap their reward, then, indeed, was this nomination doing injustice to those men who for years have been identitled with (lie principles inculcated by this parly.— There was Seward, and Hale, and Chase, and Sumner and Oiddings, and a hundred others of abilities far surpassing any of which Col, Fre mont has given evidence. Besides tills, until Fremont was spoken of as the candidate of this party, who over dreamed that ho entertained sentiments in unison with the rabid, fanatical, blble liuling, union hating sect, who are rally ing to his support, and shrieking for freedom, \\h le they curse the land that gave them birth. No one out of the social circle in which he moves, could have suspected such a tiling. But it seems to have coino to the knowledge of Sew ard, Banks, Grccly, and the most ultra of the higher law disciples of that school, and pleased with the wonderful discovery, that n man born in South Carolina could fraternize with them, in a crusade ngainst the South, they could scarcely coulaiu themselves until he was apoth cotiscd as the idol to whom their deluded fol lowers should bow. Nominated at the sugges tion, and by the help of the most ultra of the fanatical sect, he rejoices in the ardent, enthusi astic support of the abolitionists and disunion ists from Win. Lloyd Garrison, down to Abby Foster. This may bo harsh language, but it Is true. It may be equally true that many better men, who do not sympathize with tho black line doctrine, have allowed themselves to be seduced into an association of which they would be ashamed, if fully couscious of their true posi tion. It Is, however, of Colonel Fremont as a man, and a candidate for the Presidency, that we have to do. To rational men, the fuct as to whether he did or did not eat a mule, is of no consequence—or whether he ran away with a hnnsomo young lady. Exploits like these have bceu performed by others more stu pid than the Colonel, and will, doubtless, be again. To serious thinking men, his record as a public man, is of greater interest. Equipped at the expense of tho United States government, and furnished with a company of experienced voyagmrt, Col. Fremont crossed the plains in 1845. To the liook which he was thus enabled to muke, descriptive of the country over which he was led by Kit Carson, he is in a great measure indebted for all the notoriety he now enjoys. It is true the lunik is Bill of inac curacies and blunders, proved to be such by subsequent explorers. Iluudrcds of thousands of copies of this book were printed by order of Congress before its inaccuracies were discover ed, and distributed gratuitously all over the United States. Thcro were no 'great heroic achievements in this excursion, nor is there any great merit in the style or composition of tho journal. It is in the usual form of a diary, giving the daily incidents by the way and de scriptive of the country—its topogrupliy, the objects animate and inanimate which were met with. After this, by order of tho government he was again sent out with tho express object and purpose of examining and making report of the most practicable route for a railroad be tween the valley of the Mississippi and the Pa cific. IIow well uud satisfactorily he performed this service is evidenced by the fact that he re commended and for a long lime contended for a pass which proved to Ire one of the greatest elevations of the Rocky Mountain*. Fremont Iwd, however, acquired a considera ble notariety in connection with these explora tions, and upon the admission of California as a State, he became a Senator. In this field he was equally unfortunate as in that of explorer. On the 10th day of September 1850, he took his seat, and on the same day, he gave notice that on some subsequent day, he would ask leave to introduce certain bills, and amongst them, A bill to regulate the working of the placers and gold minus in California, to preserve order by granting temporary permits to actual opera tives, to work the same in limited quantities. As be hal thus threatened, he did introduce that bill. The bill provided for the appoint ment of agents to travel through the mining lo calities, to cut up the ground into lots of thirty feet square, grant a permit to work that, and to tax the miner for the privilege. The following j is one of the sections of the bill: “Sec. 7. And be U further enacted, that the re spective Agents shall demand and receive for the use of the United States for a permit to work a placer by manuel labor, at the rate of dollars a month, and for a permit to work a mine with machinery, at the rate of dol lars a month, for as many months as the appli cant shall demand, not exceeding twelve months in either oase; but new permits may be granted to the name persons at the expiration of the first, with a right to continue operations in any place in which he was working. The good sense and intelligence of Senators, at once saw the injustice of the bill, the dangers of vesting such powers in agents, to parcel ami the mineral lands; and also the impropriety of undertaking to draw a revenue from tb» hardy industry of the miners, and therefore the bill was warmly assailed. Col. Fremont was not disposed to yield, nnd made battle, insisting up on the government taxing his constituents. In reply to Mr. Felch of Michigan, here is what our California Senator Col. John C. Fremont had to say in defense of his hill: In U. S. Senate, Sept. 25,1850, Under consideration a hill introduced by Mr. Fremont, to regulate the working of placers and mines in California, and to giant permits; &c. Mr. Fremont said—The Senator from Michi gan [Mr. Felch] who has made the motion to strike out the whole bill, and to insert a sub stitute, does not object to these principles, but on the contrary, supports them, uud objects only to details. Adopting the principles of the hill and its leading provisions, he objects to the machinery, as we may call it, of executing the system : objects to the agents, to the permits, and of course to the turn which is to be paid for the permit, lie would seem to leave the law to execute itself, thut is to say, leave every man to act for himself under the luw. If the honor able Senator was as familiar with the working of things in California ns we who have drawn up the bill for which he proposes this substitute, I believe he would never have introduced this proposition. It would never work well any where; hut would throw every thing into dis order and confusion, and make every man judge and jury in his own case. Laws must have of ficers to execute them, and 1 think none could bo more cheap, convenient, nnd suitable to the people, than such as this bill provides for. In the first place, there are agents who arc to reside each in a gold mining district, grant the permits to applicants, visit the mines, and with a jury of six disinterested men settle all disputes equitably ami promptly and without the delay and expense of a resort to a court of justice for every little question that grows up among the miners. To see that the agents are faithful and attentive, a superintendent of gold mines is eve nted, whose business it is lo superintend all the agents, examine their hooks and accounts, hear complaints against them, take appeals from their decisions, and suspend them nnd appoint others ip ense of misconduct. The superinten dent is thus armed with strong power over ttie agents and for the benefit of the miners. It was considered necessary to have this strong con troling power present with the agents and the miners, that ail possible attention should he paid to the faithful execution of the act, and the Immediate redress of all wrongs. The su perintendent is necessary to give regularity to the operations of the ngents, to hold them all accountable, and to lie the head of the system. To accomplish these purposes, an authority upon the spot is indispensable. The quantity al lowed to each person is ample, * * thirty feet square is to In: the size of a lot to Is 1 worked by manual labor in a placer—two hundred and ten feet, or about one aero, is to be the size of a lot in a mine, to he worked by machinery in the rock— AjyKndix tu Oon. Ulobe, l'art 2d, 1 it SeMion 31st Orngrcee, page 1370. In spite of all that Fremont could do, howev er, the common sense of statesmen revolted ugainst the proposed imposition, and the hill was rejected. Fortunately, this able, and faith ful representative's career was a short one in the Smate. lie certainly did distinguish him self, hut in a way altogether unenviable. lie distinguished himself by being alone in a meas ure for trusting extraordinary powers to de pendents of the government, and in proposing to levy an onerous nnd extraordinary tax upon his own constituents. He, who should have stood there ready to resist such a proposition If coming from others, was found the most ready to make it himself. Thut Col. Fremont is a great man, uud a wise and prudent statesman, who can doubt after this! — Kai.sk Report.- A rumor was circulated in this place on Saturday morning lust, that Cbus. Steinuiitz, a butcher at Washington, was found murdered the night before between White Cloud and Alpha. The rumor proved to be without fouudntiou. From rup Plains. —A company of emigrants passed through this place on Suuduy last, hav ing crossed the plains this season. They had with them about two hundred head cf loose cat tle, which, together with the work oxen, were iu excellent condition. CoMMt’TKn.— John Roberts, convicted of a murder in Placer county at>out a year ago, and who was sentenced to lie hung on Friday last, had his sentence commuted by the Governor, to imprisonment for life. Reitulican Meeting.— A small number of the infatuuted party culling themselves by tLe above title, got together on Wednesday night to listen to the more infutunted Crocker. CroelK r is said to he very souud on the woolly question. We shall >uke occasion to look into the reports of the U. S. Supreme Court at the first opportunity to satisfy ourselves whether it be true. A. A. Sargent, K. N. nominee for State Sen ate, happening to be somewhere iu the neigh borhood, was called for and came forward and announced his determination to go North. Con sidering that it has only been week or two since the Journal indignuniiy spurned the idea of any decent man ulmndoning Mr. Fillmore because of his slender chances, this surprised us just a hale. J. E. Hamlin, of Broad strt'et Book Store, 1ms our thanks for San Francisco papers. Democratic Ratification Meeting. The mass meeting of the Democracy held in front of the American Exchange, on Saturday evening last, very far exceeded in numbers and enthusiasm any meeting which has been held in Nevada during the present cam paign. Delegations were in attendance from each of the several townships, and nearly every precinct in the county was represented. It is estimated that from fifteen hundred to two thou sand persons were present, giving a hearty and cordiul response to the eloquent speeches which were made. At sundown a salute of thirty-one guns was fired. The Democracy of the country about heard it and came swarming in. The “Nevada Democratic Club” formed in proces sion at the foot of Broad street, each member wearing a white satin badge bearing the like ness of our candidate for President. Along the line of the procession were numerous trans parencies inscribed with patriotic sentiments. On one was represented the Federal arch formed of thirteen blocks, representing the Old Thir teen, with the Keystone firm in its place. On another was painted a noble Buck with his antlers up leading the way to the White House, while far in the rear followed the woolly horse. • The Union, the whole Union”—“Let no star be blotted from our galaxy”—“The Federal government should exercise all its constitution al powers to construct a Pacific Railroad 1 he Ark of the Constitution—withered be the hand stretched out to destroy it”—“That country Is most prosperous where lal>or commands the greatest reward,” were amongst the mottoes under which the host of Democrats were mar shalled. The stand was handsomely decorated with the Flag of our Country, while overhead was sus pended the stars and stripes, andVinderneath it was seen the names of our candidates, “Buch anan and Brcekenridge, Democracy and victo ry.” On the arrival of the procession at the place of meeting, the assembly was called to order by Henry Meredith, Esq., who nominated for offi cers Dr. Wm. J. Knox as President, and II. P. Swcotland, of Bridgeport; Cupt. Henderson, of Eureka ; John O'Donnell, of Washington ; Mr. Penbcrtliy, of Grass Valley ; Judge Henton, ol Rough and Ready ; and J. P. Burke, of Little York, for Vice Presidents, and John McFarland and E. G. Battaile for Secretaries. In consequence of a misundortanding with re gard to the hour of meeting, l)r. Knox not be ing present at the time, David Bolden, Esq., was called upon to preside. Charles L. Scott, Esq,, Democratic candidate for Congress, was introduced, and spoke for an hour and a half in a speech replete with argu ment, bolding the audience in deep attention throughout, lie was followed by A. C. Brad ford, candidate for elector. The address of Mr. Bradford sustained the high reputation w hich tie lias won as n popular speaker. It was well Interspersed with pointed anecdotes, giving a zest to bis eloquent and patriotic sentiments. \V. I. Ferguson was then introduced, and was welcomed with cordial applause. The interest to hear him was manifested by the eagerness with which the throng pressed tow ards the stand to hear what he had to say. At nearly midnight he closed Ids prilliant effort, amid the loud and fervid applause of the multitude who still re mained, enchanted by his impassioned eloquence. Three cheers were then given for Buclinunn and Brecki nridgo, and the crowd retired to their homes. Robberies. —A man by the name of Jns. M. Sanburu, was robbed on Saturday evening last, while on Ids way from this place to Selby Flat. Mr. S. was on horsebnek, ami when near tlie Sugar Loaf gap, two men met him, caught his horse by the bridle, presented n pistol, and pro-' ceeded to search him. Uo bad eigiity dollars in one pocket, and upwards of a hundred in the other. They found the eighty dollars, and sup posing that to be all lie had, searched no furth er. They then gave him back ten dollars, and permitted him to go. They never spoke while committing the robbery, but made themselves understood by signs. Two other men were robbed the same night, near the same place. One of them, Mr. J. W. Daw, lind only a dollar and a quarter, which tlie robbers took. These robberies wore un doubtedly committed by the same parties. Two teamsters were robbed of altout a hun dred dollars in money and a pistol, at the half mile house, on Thursday night last. The mou ey and pistol was taken from under their beads while they were asleep. One of them awoke just in time to see the robbers making oil' with his money and pistol. On Monday night at the same place, seven men were robbed. Tt is supposed by our inform ant that cloroforin was used, as the rooms were entered, the clothes of the occupants taken from under tbeir heads, and relieved of whatever mo ney they contained, yet no one was aroused, and the discovery was not uiudc uutil morning. One man lost thirty-five dollars, the others less sums. On the same night the house of Mr. Foster, within a few rods of the above place was enter ed, and Mr. F’b trunk taken out, carried across the road and broken open. A watch lielonging to a gentleman in tlie house was taken, but we have not learned that they obtained auything else. Its is to be regretted that these outrage* which have become of common occurrence, are perpetrated and tbc villiarts escape detection and the punishment the crime so well deserves. Taking it Coolly. —The Journal of last week, seems determined to keep up its spirits in spite of w Uni and weather. The news of the election in KeuLtcky, Missouri, Arkansas, North Caro lina, etc., is pronounced of the “most cheering and inspiring character.” We thought so—and also that the “results,” (seeing that they were democratic results) “could be counted as so many victories.” It is pretty generally admit ted, that those who win are victorious, and therefore look upon the remarks of the Journal . as entirely superfluous. We should think that article had lieen prepared with great care, for there is sufficient ambiguity in the phraseology to do credit to Tallyrand. Ei ueka.— We call the attention of the Town ship Committee of Eureka, to the call in another column for a meeting on next Saturday, at Or leans Flat. Ftb Doc's.—We arc under obligations to Sen ators Wm. Bigler and J. B. Weller, itad to Hon. J. W. Denver, for valuable public documents. ltrpublk'Mit Me«»lng «t Pntt«r*on. Patterson, Sept. 27th, 1856. Editor Democrat: —Our quiet little village «us startled from its dull •roprlety on Thurs day evening last, by a couple of Republican political preachers, called by way of distinction Crocker <fc Tingley. The first named is a jolly, good natured, Falstaffian looking gentleman; and the last, a severely logical looking individ ual. with a grim visage on which might be traced “woman’s rights” and “limited philosophy. ’ After making a very serious bow to the audi ence, he led ofT in a melancholy, “mud-drag” way; but some time elapsed ere it could be dis tinctly ascertained whether he meant to inflict on us a hymn, sermon, or political lecture; until he got steam up and hit a certain iron horse in the same manner as the bull, in the anecdote he facetiously told us. But unfortunately, the result was different; for the rash bull was Blain in the tilt; but this one mounted the horse and walked him painfully aero is an imaginary railroad trick, which he kindly told us was iu process of construction by a certain Mr. Fre mont and a few other enterprising persons. The logical speaker was in favor of a railroad him self, and assigned as a reason that he suffered some from a long journey across the plains, and preferred a “safer and speedier communication between here and the Atlantic States!” After a painful repetition of puerile railroad nonsense, he eulogised the chief engineer [Mr. Fremont] in a tone as dolefully solemn as “Gray’s Elegy in a Country Churchyard,” seemingly impressed with the idea that he was not “Forbade to wf.Je thro’ slaiiiriitor to a throne, And shut 'nt* gate* of mercy on mankind.” Mr. Crocker attempted a critical disquisition on the proficiency of Franklin Pierce in modern history, and gleefully chuckled when hesapieut ly announced that he might have read Robinson Crusoe—went on to prove himself a Jefferson Democrat, mnspeur, tarn reprochi— loosely asser ted everything in a general way, selected from scraps of the Republican press of the day. Nu merous stale annecdotes garnished the discourse but were worn so thin, that they were unappre ciated by the crowd. Another gentleman followed on the same side, with a few more annecdotes, and their brevity was their chief merit. James II. John son was thpn loudly called for. and addressed the meeting in a speech of rare ability, vindica ting the claims of the Democratic party on the hearts of tho people, indignantly and eloquently flung back the filthy slanders heaped on the sons of the sunny south as well as on the gallant De mocracy of the North—adverted sharply to a certain Coolie Bill, which some gentlemen now advocating Republicanism sustained in a Cali fornia Legislature, and triumphantly concluded amid a perfect tempest of applause, when three cheers were called on for Buchanan, which were given with a ringing energy and enthusiastic spirit, from two thirds of the assemblage. Some of our more liberal minded Republican citizens, had the generosity to gracefully compliment Mr. Johnson on his brilliant effort. The Fillmore men still profess to ire sanguine of success, notwithstanding the desertion of their lile leader, and the Latin quotation of the learn ed associate, soothes their unexpressed sorrow at his defection. ltcspecl fully Yonrs, “Snap.” Ukpiiilu.'an Meeting at San Jlan.—We learn that tlie Republican meeting at San Juan on Saturday evening last, was by no means fatis factory to the gentlemen who went there to eu lighten the good people on the political issues of dm day. Mr. Crocker and Judge Tracy were voted too tedious, and consequently were induc ed to make their speeches more brief tliau usual. Ditto Col. Tingley. A. A. Sargent was called for loudly by bis quondam friends, but on mak ing his appearance, the indignant K. N.’s raised such a clamor that he was unable to speak at all. Organize. Democrats, we call upon you to or ganize. Be up and doing. The day when we arc to test the affection of the people for the honored principles transmitted to us by Jeffer son and Jackson, is near at hand. If those great and honored patriots -still rule our spirits from their urns,” put your bands to the plough, and look not back. I’ut forth the might which lives in the breast of Democracy, and the land will i>e freed from tire pestilence of sectionalism, ngniut which wo are warned by the immortal Washington. Improvements. —We have to keep our eyes open constantly to the improvements which are lieing added to our town in the we.y of brick buildings. Riley and Hunt have commenced a brick building on Broad Street, next to the building being erected by Judge Caswell. It will be forty-five feet front, with a depth of seventy feet, one story high. Next below, Mr. Riley has purchased the lot of Z. I’. Davis, and is putting up a two story building. He is also about to commence a two story brick on the corner of Commercial and l’ine streets, on the lot formerly ow ned by Mr. Stiles. Meeting at Grass Vali,ey. —A large and en thusiastic meeting of the Democracy of Grass Valley was addressed on Friday night last, by tlwsc eloquent champions of our cause, Messrs. Scott, Bradford and Ferguson. The ball is rolling ou, gathering volume and strength in our neighboring township. New Store. Mr. I,. Bon man has just opened a handsome stock of dry goods, &c.. under our office. The Misses Tackney have a millinery establishment in the same store. Ladies, there will be “loves of bonnets" there in a few days. Mpuder ok Dr. Marsh.— On Thursday morn ing last. Dr. John Marsh, the owner of a ranch near Mt. Diablo, and who hns resided in Califor nia some eighteen or twenty years, was fouud murdered about two miles from the town of Martinez. His body was considerably cut and mangled, as the watch of the deceased was gone, and there was uo money found on his person! it supposed that the murder may have been committed for the purpose of robbery. I)r Marsh was a graduate of Harvard Uuiversity, and was. perhaps, the most accomplished eehol! ar and liuguist in the State. He was the author of a history of California, which was published in several successive numbers of the California Star, in the spring of 184a One man was af terwanls arrested by a party that left Martinez who had in his possession a wallet belonging to the deceased. „ Mr. A. S. Nugent and Lady g : ve a Cotillon party at . now Tent, to-morrow. (Tlmr-d-ivt evening. '' " ,r 1 Cot.. Fremont—A Leaf from California His tory—A statement having been made by the Sacramento Daily Times, to tlic effect that Jose Santos Bcrrycsa was stamping the lower coun ties for Fremont and Dayton, that gentleman has published a card, of which the following is an extract. As a leaf from California history it will be found interesting, while it shows up the Republican candidate for President in nc enviable light: When the “Bear party’’ revolution commenc ed, 1 was Alcalde of the country north of the Bay of San Francisco. At the capture of So noma. myself and two of my brothers were taken prisoners. In a few days Col. Fremont arrived, and proceeded on to San Rafeal. There a bloody tragdy was enacted, the particulars of which I leave’ others to speak. One of the murdered men on that occasion was my grey-haird old fa ther of sixty years. He had been sent from San Jose by my mother to see after the safety of her sons and others of their family. He came peace ably, and did not dream of danger, whether fall ing' into the hands of friends or foes of the exist ing government. The next day Col. Fremont returned to Sono ma. Some of the old settlers told me of the shooting of the three men, and remarked they were sure one of them was my father. Soon after Col. Fremont passed the door of my prison. I called to him, and told him he had killed my father. He said it wus not so. Just at the mo ment one of the soldiers of his company came up, and ou his person I recognized the tereje always worn by my father. Ou it I saw the'marks of fresh blood. I pointed to it, and said to Col. F., “that tells the tale—he is dead; will you direct the man to give me the scrape? —I wish to send it to my mother.” Col F. replied that the straw belongd to the soldier ; it was the booty he had won, and he could keep it if he liked. I tahied to the man and asked his price for it. lie said twenty-five dollars. The money I pulled out of my pocket and paid him, and thus obtain ed the article. «»•«»» I leave it to the reader to say how ardent must be my support of Colonel Freinout, and how manv speeches i ought to make in his favor. JOSE S. B ERR YES A. The following is the statement of Jasper O’Farrel, Esq., in reference to the above men tioned acts: I Was at San Rafael in June, 1846, when the then Captain Fremont arrived at that Mission with his troops. The second day after his arrival there was a boat landed three men at the mouth of the Estero, on Point ban Pedro. As soon as they were descried by Fremont, there were three meu(of whom Kit Carson was one) detailed to meet them. They mounted their horses, and after advencing about one hundred yards, halted and Carson returned to where Fremont was standing on the corridor of the Mission, in company with Gillespie, myself and Others, and said, “Captain Fremont, snail I take those men prisoners?” In reply, Fremont waived his hand and said “I have got no room for prisoners.” They then advanced to within fifty yards of the three un fortunate and unarmed Californians, alighted from their horses, and deliberately shot them. One of them was au old and respectable Califor nian, Don Jose S. Bcrrycsa, whose sou was then Alcalda of Sonoma. The other two were twin brothers, and sons Don Francisco de Haro, a citizen of the Puebla of Yorb Buena. J saw Car sou some two years ago and spoke to him of this act, nud he assured me that then and since, ho regretted to be compelled to shoot these men, and says that he intended to make them prison ers ; but Fremout was blood-thirsty enough to order otherwise. And he further remarked, that it was not the only brutal act he was compelled to commit while under his command. I should not have taken the trouble of making this public, but that tie- veracity of a pamphlet published by C. E. Picket, Esq., in which he mentions the circumstance, has been questioned, a history which 1 am compelled to say, is, alas! too true—and from having seen a circular ad dressed to the native Californians by Fremont, or some of Ids friends, calling on them to rally to his support. I therefore give the above act publicity, so as to exhibit some of that great warior’s tender merciesundchivalrous exploits; and must say that i feel degraded in soiling pa per with the name of a man whom tor that act I must always look upon with contempt, and consider as a murderer and a coward. JASPER O’FARREL. Brutal Murder.— A man by the name of Wil son w as brutally murdered near Mariposa, about two weeks ago. The unfortuuntc man. says the Mariposa Democrat, was working near tUo Wild Goose Rauch, three miles from this town, on the road to Stockton. On last Friday night a friend left him in his cabin, which was a log one with a canvas top, and Mr. Wilson was in good health and spirits. On Saturday morning following, his partner went to Mr. Wilson's cab in to ascertain the reason of his being so late to w ork, w hen to his horror he discovered his part ner weltering in his own blood. The uufortu nate man was lying in his bed with his skull terribly fractured, and the brains aud blood oozing from the cracks. A hatchet was found near the door, the butt of which was stained w ith blood-evidently being the instrument used by the fiend in accomplishing his diabolical purpose. The clothing and utensils contained within the cabin had been thoroughly overhaul ed by the murderer. As Mr. Wilson was known to have some six ounces of gold dust aud about twenty-five dollars in money in his possession it may have liecn this sum that tempted the vil lain to commit the murder. Mr. Wilson, we understand, still lives but no liopeR are enter tained of his recovery. He is speechless, and his skull is awfully disfigured. Mr. Wilson came to this country from Australia, and had but one arm, his left having been cut off above the wrist some years ago. Suspicion has not (alien upon any particular person, and the per petrator of this cruel deed is supposed to have jteen one of the numerous highwaymen who now infest this region of the State. Decision.— The following opinion given hy the Supreme Court on Monday, the 8th, will be found of interest to residents of this county. Laforge vs McGhee:-The only important question involved in this case, is the power of the Board ot Supervisors to set apart a portion of the revenue of the county ns a fund for cur rent expenses. In the absence of a statute on this subject there is no doubt that the supervisors, as tbe fis cal agents os the county, might direct the dispo- S m 011 °/o S r< '. TP "' les - 1!l,t th e ae' creating the office of Couuty Treasurer provides that the warrants drawn on the treasury shall be paid In the order of their registry; this amounts to an appropriation, and a general law cannot be suspended or repealed by the Supervisors, par ticularly when no authority is conferred on t hem to perform the particular act. In the case of Thompson vs. Rowe, 2 Cal rep ho decision turned ou the facts, that the leek h ri co . nferrc d Penary lowers upon the Oouit of Sessions with regard to the countv rev enue, which was devoted expressly to the enr m.t expenses of the yea.-. We know of no rule ot construction which would authorize the Su pervisors w ho are the creatures of the Legisla ture, in changing the order of payment directed la ''- < ? r diverting the revenues of the couim from their legitimate purposes Judgement affirmed. Mitirt C J Iconc,lr: Terry, J.' ' Mrs Keating, the w idow of the’man who was k'Hcd by P. T. Herbert, is dead. The shock ot her husband s death, says the Concord Democratic Standard (N. II.). killed her. She has left several orphan children. Mr. Wm. Ross, has been trmking extensive prepara ,ons for the ball which comes off at his Hotel, on the MarysflKp in ,i r Pl , n a r* !«1 road, on Friday Fr ° noh Cor ' Church Festival. - The* ladies of Crass Val ley will hold a festival at 'he Congregational Cliuch in that place, on Thurday evening, Octo ber 9th, to aid the congregation of the Metho dist Church, of Nevada, in replacing their building destroyed by the late fire. The gene rous purpose contemplated by these ladies, we trust, may prove a successful appeal to the libe rality of our citizens, without respect to sect w persuasiou. New TnEATER. —We ltfarn that Messrs. Frl*. bie <fc Bain have commenced building a new theater on the site of the one destroyed by the late fire. The structure will or* £f»y feet front on Washington street, and one huudreu T *ct In depth. The interior will be finished in a style superior to any building Of the kind in the mountains. Bali.. —A Ball, given by Chas. E. Pearson and H. A. Holcomb, comes off at the National Ex change, Broad Street, to-morrow evening Octo ber 2d. Rev. Mr. Morrow, of the Metluxlut Episcopal Church, will hold service over Boswell & Hanson's store, foot of Main and Broad street*, on Sunday next, at half past ten o’clock, A. M. Tou ndilp Democrats of Ne vada Township, will meet at the Democratic Gub Room, foot of Broad and Main sts., on Saturday, Oct. lltb, at two o’clock P. M. for the purpose of nominating candidates for Justice's of the reace, and Constables of Nevada Township. By Order of Township Commiitke. Eureka Township Committer.-.The above Commmittee will meet at Orleans Flat on Saturday next, at 2 o’clok P. M. A full attendance of the committee is re quested, as business of importance will bo brought before them. Masonic notice.—the members of Nevada LODGE, No. 13, F. k A. M. are hereby uglified to m<et at the new Masonic Hall, 'Kidd k Knox Block. corner oCBroad and Pine streets; on Saturday evening, October 11 tli, lKftfi, to atlcnd to business ot importance. By order of W. 0. ALBAN, W. M. Atte 4: Thos. P. HaWLKY, Fepy. 52-21 IX)R SALE —O.s'K BRICK lJOC"g, TWO FRAME BUILDINGS, and one LOT. centrally located. Enquire at this Office. 62-tm AMERICAN EXCHANGE CIGAR STORE, Conin' of Main and Wa. hington Streets, Undersigned keeps constantly on liand the choicest .1. brands of Havana CIGAR. 1 * together with the best ar ticles of Chewing and Smoking TORAOCO. For sale, who.’c- Hale and retail. [52-tr] A. WITKOWSKI. FOR SALE, A NEWSPAPER PE JRIODICAL & STATIONARY BUSINESS at the flourishing tow n of Orleans Fiat Nevada Couuty, with a list of 140 subscribers to daily papers and some fid week lies. and an Atlantic Vow*™*nor and Magazine business, of $120. by each Mail Steamer, which can easily be doubled by an active per.-on. This town is the centre and source of‘supply for the mining towns of Moort Flat, Woolsey’s Flat. Snow Point, Humbug City, Relief Hill, Minnesota, Chip.-’ Flat, Smith’s Flat, Uc. To any per-.ou that wishes to go into a very profitable, and laphily inc.va'i; g busince*, the present presents the most favorable opportunity that can be offered, none but those who poss<*j the ( A>H REQUIRED apply, as the Oflfcv 14 at a Great Sacrifice. Addict oi whnl L b tter, call hi person, upon Curtis A Co., Orleans Flat, when tlie business will 6c shown and all satUiitciory information given. r.j j.v ' CttRfi & CO. AUCTION SALE'S! - P. W . T A1I.O E5 AUCTION AND COMMISSION MERCHANT. Fire Proof Brick b’tore on Commercial Street. Especial attention will l>e given to out doer Real Estate, and every description of property and Merchandise, in Ne vada or any part of the County. i) k" N T i i’&i on I'tiUic and Private Silt. Nevada Sept. 30. lbo'J—52-tf. Fall & Winter Clothing! iiLOCK &, co. A. UIAfVIV VU., Comer of Commercial an:l Pint Strcelt, NEVADA.' Uron.n rail t!ic attention of Hit) citizens of Nevada nr Nurrouivlinti country their large and wellassorb ttock ol l ull and w 1 Clothing, Ate., c m.dsting in pait Coals. ( lolh and Fancy Casginiere Business Coats; Surtotitf*. u’trt. an ! other styl-.M of O.erooats Cloth ami lo -; nap Talinis; . j-Mu <• i-.i r> , ifliiii i,', Blue Pilot an t R’a\or Monkey JackeU, Fine Black Cloth Frock Coats; Goto mixed 0assimore Coat-. Vests. Black Siik VeI.et Vests, ( latest style;) Black Figu vd > I! , Cassiiiicre and rfatin VolU; Fancy and l'lain a -sinicre Vests. T’asits. Plain and Fancy Pants; Flain and Fancy Fitinett 1’r.nts; Black Doeskin and Casaimere Pants; Tweed and Kentm ky Janes l’unts. SlilrU and Prnwcr*. Davi> k .Tones’ Pa'ent .Shi (large stock;) "ilk Undershirts ar.d Drawet •; White and Gray Me, ino Shirts and Drawer*; Flannel, Cheek, and Hickory Shirts. hats. Black, Brown and Pearl French Hate; Black. Brown, and Pearl Wool llxU. JSlniikctfl. \\ hite, Blue, Red and Gray Blankets, Domestic. Four-fourths Brown and Bleached Sheeting. Together with a int-ge assortment of GENTS FURNISHING GOODS, In eudle«s variety. U n fiber. Dyclipiwr ships “M. I). Sutton.” "Polynesia,'’ and ‘ bin Hood, ffp are ,u receipt of a large stock of India ] ber teats, (black and white, some with capes.) Boots 1 ants, 'mporled direct from ttie New York manuf.cto which wil! be offered to the trade at San Francisco pr freight added. y A. BLOCK k CO. N. \;t ;t. "< |.t 29, hid.—*»2 tf. I^STH AY NOTICE—/ AMK TO THE ENU.<1S J ,v. f „ the urwlrrsik nod. on the German Ranch, near Col Ida Hill, a DARK BROWN PONY, marked by a Spa brand on the left l ip. The owner can have the saiu< proving property uud paving charges. 52 a "* ' A. MASC STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF NEVADA -a p Ill's H to until- the public that the c.i pennrr heretofore existing between CLEVELAND fc HlIJS lYr rs of the Vtrripia House in v.mii, i. n.:. a 1 etors of the Urania House in Nevada, is this dav dis, oil by mutual consent of all jwirties concerned, bv and i the understanding tl.at S t ierbcck k Hiles are to in all standing debts a-aiost said firm, »u-l all deman.U due firm are to be paid, to V , „ , SPEKBECX 4: IIILBS. Nevada. Fept. 19, 1859. —52-3w« OT ATE OF CAUFOUXIA, COIN p Township of Bough and Beady: as J u lli !(rr*» A llontcs I u COUNTY NEV; Before A.' Henton VF “““ ".-JuatiC. « SAMUEL MOKHISON vs. WAINEh KFJJ.ER The m of the ctate ot (AHforma to Waiues Keller Uraeting — are hereby suminonwt to appear before the undersi at his office in said Township in the County of Neva.tr Saturday the 11th .lay of October, A. D. ls&h, at 11 o’c A M., to answer unto the complaint of Samuel Morriac the sum of seventy dollars and seventy-five eents ,,,* count, tiled in the nfflen of the said Justice when’m men, wiil be taken against you for the «id amoum gether with costs aud damages, it you fail to anpear answer. ei*pe»r Civen under my hand this 29th day of Sept. A I) 1 A. HEXTON, j' r. State of California, County of Nevada, Townshi Rough A; Beady. It apjearing to :uy satisfaction t good cause ot action exists in tavot of said r iaintiir against said defend. -1 and that the ca.K m.idc i“ 1 |S provided hy the bisection of the act ,Lhlu7 ceediugs in civd casec«. guiaiuig It is tliereforc ordered that service of .. said defondent lie made by publishing the siane “n tb i a,la Democrat, a paper publlshtsl in Nevada City to Ciliinty, lor the period ot two weeks 10 Given under „iy hand this 2 Hi, day o! SeoL A D - 5 - - w A IltoNTOX, j/p. for £m T«w. JTATK OF t' A LI FOR VIA COUNTY OF NE & K ™"-' = —JusUce a^ s.vmi el Morrison vs johv ti the State Of CaRfornia, to John StaS^O^U^JfS MM m T nrf ‘i° M ' in ,h « "ndemigned dav 1 l i. Tow.uehip in the county of Nevada on Gnen under my hand thia 29th day of Sor t y D A. HENTON, J C * Ufor » i » .County of Nevada, Township of ,B ; vl >• 11 appearing to my satisfaction that .good of action exist,. j u f svor of B ';,i , ' llml ‘good tkm'hSt *-*! - 1- -Z'l lion MIM la^(Tng pS'Vto'^, 1 It is therefore onlero.1 that seretoe „r Cit ’ 1 * against said defendant by publishing thesmwto'fi vada Demoino. a publisl.H to NVv. da Jt. county, for Uie period of two weeks. ,y 1 r,. ’ . - - "ITh". G.yo,j wUt my hand thi,. 29th day of = r ..f X n V IfFVn.V ' ■ M’ A. I>.