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CT Advertlmiik-iils mid Coniiiiiinlvntloiia j intended for publication iu the Dkmotkat, must reach the office before 11 o’clock, on Wednesday morning AN INJUSTICE. We have before us the report of the major ity of the committee on Corporations of the Senate, on Senate Bill No. 6, being an amend ment to “ An Act to provide for tho formation ' of Corporations for certain purposes,” etc., of fered by Hon. S. A. Merritt. The report says that “ tho amendments proposed in this hill to the general corporation laws of the State, will confer upon persons acting in a corporate body, powers superior and exclusive to any that the citizen can exercise, being no less than the power to take private property from the legitimate owner and possessor for private pur poses. And believe the bill is, in that respect, in conflict with that constitutional right which obtains in all liberal and just governments, and which forbids, under any circumstances, pri vate property to bo taken for other than pub lic uses. And therefore recommend tho indefi nite postponement of tho bill.” This report was signed by three of the committee. These are the only reasons given for the un favorable report, and we deem it only neces sary to give the provisions of the amendment as offered, to show the utter inconsistency, if not falsity of tho argument against the bill. The bill provides that any corporation formed under the provisions of the general corpora tion laws of the State, for the purpose of build ing and constructing canals or water ditches, to convoy water upon any of the mining lands in this State, may enter upon any real estate, and use the same, when belonging to others, and failing an adjustment between tho owner and such corporation, after having paid the required compensation for the privilege—such compensation to be regulated by commission ers to be appointed by the County Judge. Such is the hill which tho sapient majority think conflicts with the rights of tho citizen. They did not think, or if they did, they chose to conceal it, that by rejecting the bill, they gave individuals control over the interests of the public in many parts of the mines. They must have seen that by their report, in which they seem to wish to protect individual rights, they sacrifice public interest in a far greater degree. No man should desire, and if desired, should not be allowed, more than a fair com pensation for that which may be necessary to the welfare of a whole community. The ground over which a ditch for mining purpo flea may run, cannot bo materially injured by it, but on tho contrary, in many cases is much benefited. And although mining ditches are conducted by corporations and individuals, •till, no one will deny that they arc a vast ben efit, and, in fact, a necessity, to the mining community—from which we argue that here, as well as elsewhere, water ditches arc a pub lic benefit, and their construction should not be retarded by the rejection of tho bill. One of tho most, probably tho most, striking example of the injustice done to the mining community by the signers of the report, exists in Mariposa county. The Ilornitos mining district is nearly tho central point of an im mense mining region, abounding in auriferous deposits and mineral wealth, whose rich re ward to tho toiling miner, when water will be brought to it, has now concentrated upon it tho regards of almost the entire State. It is ab solutely necessary for the continued well-being of this community that a ditch for mining purfioses bo constructed from the Merced riv er to this place; and to obtain a sufficient alti tude at the point where the ditch will com mence, at the river—according to the line on the map before ua—a corner of tho Fremont grant will have to be crossed, thereby occu pying a strip of said laud about three yards in width and a little more than two miles in length, and suited for no ordinary use, being rocky, hilly, and nearly barren. Now, we ask, in tho name of common justice, is it right that, for the want of such a moiety of useless land, or from caprice, stubbornness, or fearing that the ditch will interfere with his own pri vate projects, or for any cause, that one man, j or a few individuals, should stand between a community and its welfare, to say nothing of its rights. This may be the case, with Col. I Fremont and this community, and it may not. Before his departure, last Fall, ho promised a fight of way across his grant for the ditch we speak of, and should ho fulfill his promise, the rejection of tho bill will be but little injury to tho people here, but should he ignore his pro- \ mise, as he has that of his agents, heretofore, it will prove the greatest injury to which we could bo subjected by our legislators. Mr. Merritt, who presented tho bill, submit ted a minority report, carefully prepared, and showing conclusively the necessity for the pas sage of the law. He enumerates tho amount of capital invested in ditches in this State, which amounts, in tho aggregate, to nearly twelve millions of dollars. Tho canals for min ing purposes, now dug, or in process of com pletion, are shown to extend four thousand four hundred miles in length. Our Senator has done his duty, at all events, and has done it well; for which ho deserves the praise of his constituents. Attempt to Escape.— Flores, who stabbed Rivera on Monday last, tried to escape Tues day night, but was retaken. Mining. —Minors in this vicinity continue their labors, aided by the supply of water from the ditch of the Bear Creek Company—the slight showers lately fallen having had the effect to keep up the supply in the ditch. In Armstrong Gulch minors are making excellent wages—some as high as eight dollars to the man. At Lewisburg, several claims are paying well—one quartz chispa containing sll, was taken out. The companies on McNeil’s gulch , continue to do well—one company of three men took out as high as six ounces in one day. The famous lied Gulch is paying fine wages to almost all of the seventeen companies working upon It and its tributaries—the least being $4 per day to the hand, with an occasional nugget | of from $lO to S4O in value. On Burns’ Creek, a few companies have a small supply of water, with which they make a fair remuneration for their labor. One of the partners in the “ Glee C 0.,” we are informed, took out about sll, in 1 a pan of dirt last week. The Jersey Co.’s ■ quartz mill continues in operation a portion of i each day, with but a small supply of water, I saved in their reservoir. Lucky Miners. —On Tuesday last, 16th; inst., three Mexicans, working with hattean , \ ' in other words, “panning out,” near the Cot-; ! ton Creek road, about three miles from this 1 | place, and about a quarter of a mile from the i I Silver Lead, found a large piece of quartz rock, with gold visible in many places on its surface., j On being crushed, it was found to contain sev- I enty-two ounces ($1152.) On Friday last, an : Italian found, near the same place, a piece of ! quartz, containing gold to the amount of about SSO. The ground where these pieces wore found, had not been even prospected until a few days before the pieces were found. This is but a short distance from the place where a piece was found about two months ago, valued at SIOOO. If such quanties of gold are found ! by miners while digging in the dry ground, what would the result bo if they had water to sluice with ? Noisy Rondo.— Charles Noyes was brought before Justice Tonge, last week, charged with conducting the game of rondo “ in a noisy and boisterous manner.” Thu case was tried be fore a jury, who found the accused guilty. Notwithstanding several witnesses living in the immediate neighborhood testified they were not disturbed, as though “ From noise (Noye*) and hustle far away,” tho jury concluded, no doubt, to take steps to wards putting a stop to such Noyes-y pro ceedings in future. Verily, we fear Hondo and its concomitant loveliness must pale be fore the onward march of intrusive civiliza tion. We must tutor our ears to the recep tion of other sounds than those which they have been accustomed to of late, borne on the balmy evening air, and echoing among the dis tant hills, sounding the note of preparation for the innocent pastime! with “ R-r-r-o-o-le up ! here’s your chance to win !—r-r-ro-o-ole vp ! a little money on the outside makes the yaine! and like invitations, in dulcet tones, with a tin-pan accompaniment. Where, thenceforth, will our youths find evening pastime so delicious, so rational, so refined! Alas! for the degenerate times! Man Stabbed. —On Monday morning last, about 7 o’clock, a quarrel occurred in this town, in a dance house, between two Mexi cans, named Juan Flores and Francisco Rive ra. Some blows were struck, and tho par ties were separated. Flores left, but returned in a few minutes with a knife in his hand, and finding Rivera in the billiard saloon of Mr. Campodonico, rushed upon him, and inflicted a severe stab in his left side. He is now ly ing in a very precarious condition. Flores was examined Monday, ami committed to the county jail, to await his trial at tho Court of Sessions. Miners’ Affray. —An affray occurred on Tuesday last, at Orton’s Gulch, about three miles from this place, between two French men and an American, on the one side, and about a dozen Mexicans, on the other. The difficulty was caused by the Mexicans at tempting to drive the other party from some rich ground which they had begun to work, and which the Mexicans had been keeping in reserve for themselves. Stones were freely used, and at the end of tho affray, in which tho white men were the victors, two of them were wounded—one Ly a bio# on tho head, the other by a sharp rock, which severed a small artery on the left arm. Attempt to Commit Suicide.—A crazy in dividual from the vicinity of Upper Ague Frio, attempted to commit suicide on Tuesday last, at Hussey &. Brownfield’s store, in this place, by stabbing himself. The weapon used was a largo size butcher-knife. Some gentlemen standing by, seeing the attempt, immediately interfered, took the knife from him, and pre -1 vented him from doing himself any material 1 injury; but not until three wounds had been made in the left side, two of which were about ■an inch in depth, tho other very slight. His wounds were dressed, and ho was properly taken care of. Intemperance is supposed to have been the cause. Col. Fremont Expected.— Judging from the contents of a letter received at Mariposa I last week, it is probable that Col. Fremont will arrive on the steamer expected on or ebout tho 8d March. He will bo accompanied by seven or eight friends, to whom Mariposa county has become an interesting region. New Paper. —The Tri-Weekly Index is the name of a new paper published at Placerville. It has taken tho place of the Aryus, recently suspended. Messrs. Lungarl &, Phelps are the publishers. We wish it success. Reduction of Taxes. —The Assembly on the 19th, passed the Senate bill to reduce the Stale tax from 70 cents on SIOO to 00 cents on SIOO. One half of the sum thus collected is to be devoted to the payment of the public debt. Sailing of the J. L. Stephens. —The J. L. | Stephens sailed at 12 o'clock, Saturday 20th, taking 246 passengers, and $1,571,086 in treasure. Great Excitement—The Mystery Solved. For some time past, a gentleman residing here whoso Gallic appellation would be Jacques j Kongo, and whose occupation is that in which the name of a certain vegetable is suggestive of perquisites, vide the “ shingle” on the door, Main street, has, for some time past, had his olfactories sorely offended by the constant ! presence in his domicil of an effluvia indica j live of the close proximity of decaying animal matter. “ It may bo a rat,” thought Jacques, at first, “ destroyed by some pugnacious feline ; if so, t’will soon pass away.” Days succeeded | each other, but the stench remained. At | length, when patience was worn out, our | friend determined on a search of the premises. | Every place was searched whore it w’as possi ble what ho sought might be, but without suc cess. At length he chanced to look in the narrow space between his own and the adjoin ing house, and there discovered a box, which ho drew forth and opened. A number of an cient garments, in which were well-known stitches, made of yore, when times were better, met his ardent gaze. A sigh for the good days passed and gone, and the search was contin ued. Beneath the clothes, lay a small box from w’hich rose a stench unbearable! He opened the box, when, oh, horror! a human arm lay before him ! The hair rose erect on , our friend's head, and a chill passed through ; his frame. He called in the authorities and an ; examination took place. Considerable excite ment was created, and numbers of persons came to see the exhumed arm. The lovers of mystery were, however, soon aroused from their reveries, the facts were made known, and , light thrown on the subject It was ascertained j that a few years ago the owner of the house was shot in the arm, which made amputation i necessary. Ho preserved the arm in spirits up to the time of his departure hence, a short time since. Thinking, probably, no ’arm would come to it, he left it where it was found—the spirits that had a hand in preserving it, left it to elbow its own way through the world ; an index to the mysterious effluvia which led to the discovery of the armed occupation of tha box. Pop! Pop ! ! Pop ’ ' —Agreeably to, and in compliance with, ou. notice the other day, Hays the Placerville Index —speaking of the Chinese holidays—the Chinese have, for the last two days made the welkin ring, and la dened the atmosphere with the rcdolescence of pork, saltpetre, shrimps, herring, codfish, and other explosive substances, much to the delight of themselves, and wonderment of the Root Digger Indiana. Wo are credibly in formed that the exercises will conclude to night by the performance of their favorite na tional game of Chong-chow, Rang-chang, Wa shing, which when Anglicised, means, “Si mon says, w ig wag.” Pretty good “ git off” Mr. Index, but the name of the game you probably allude to is called Chi-mui, and a description of it would no doubt bo interesting. The game is some times played for stakes, though generally for an after-dinner amusement. The players—nev er more than two at a time—who are seated opposite each other, raise, simultaneously, one, two, or more fingers; and at the same time call out a number, which, to win, must bo the number corresponding with the number of fin gers raised by both. One of the parties hav ing succeeded in doing this, the loser submits to the penalty, which is to drink a measure con taining about a large tablespoon-full of a bever age called Yam-chow. The object of the par ties is to get each other “ tight,” which being accomplished, the game ends. A thought strikes us, that the game would prove very popular if generally introduced hero. The only objection would probably be, that the players would all be losers, and anxious for the “ penally.” The game is one of the most ancient known. Among the many beautiful specimens of sculp ture found in the buried city of Pompeii, were several carved slabs, with groups in relief upon them, playing at it. In Italy, it is called Mora, and is much played among the peasant ry. It is to them, what cards are to Ameri cans—as it is, also, to the poor classes in a large portion of Europe. Murder at Alburn. —A man named Mur phy was murdered at Auburn on tbo 18th inst., by a negro named Bracy, with a pick, which was driven about two inches and a half into the back part of Murphy’s head. The negro was in confinement in jail on the day following, when a largo number of people sur rounded the jail, broke open the doors, took the prisoner about half a mile from town, and hung him to a limb of a pine tree, about ten feet from the ground. He was suspended with the knot in front, and had hung a minute, when he exclaimed, “ Lord God, gentlemen. I can’t die this way 1” Ho was then low ered, the knot was placed under his car, and again hoisted, when he died in a few minutes. The Sheriff made every effort to prevent the deed, but could effect nothing. Father Quinn, of Sacramento, who had come from that city to visit the wounded man, made several attempts to stop the mob from their intent, and appealed to them as his children, friends and citizens, to desist. One of the crowd answered him : “ Father Quin, it is very muddy here, and your rever ence may get so spattered that people would not know you from others, and you had better retire.” Nothing more was seen of Father Quin. The negro was loft hanging to the tree till next morning, when it was cut down, and an inquest held on the body. This is the same negro who killed a China man upon very nearly the same ground, some thing like a year and a half since, and was ac quitted upon his own statement, i The crowd consisted of miners and laboring men, friends of Murphy, and wore incensed to a degree that made their actions wild, compar ' atively. Exhibition. —Mr. Kenyon last week gave ■ one of his interesting and amusing exhibitions in this town. The new scientific curiosity, | the learned canary bird, and his wonderful I ventriloquism, gave the greatest satisfaction to a well-filled house. From On-gon. By the Panama, which arrived at San Fran cisco on the 20th, we have the following items: A rumor had reached Portland that a party of Indians had murdered Mr. Win. McKie, of Oregon City, somewhere between the Dalles and Walla-Walla. The Governor of Vancouver’s Island pub lishes a proclamation pr -bibbing the digging of gold “within the district of Frazer’s river j and Thompson’s river, without a license grant ed by him, after the Ist of February, 1858.’’ The license is fixed at 21 shillings sterling per month. A bill, before the Oregon Legislature, to prevent gambling, is occasioning considerable excitement. The Legislature is granting di* 1 vorces as fast as petitions come in, and there seems to be a vast amount of matrimonial un-■ happiness in Oregon. The Tuolumne Indian Difficulties.— lt ap pears that the party who started out in pursuit of the savages, divided, the main body under Patterson taking the river trail into the moun tains, while a detachment under Col. Wilson, pushed out across the country towards the Big j Trees, in order to head off the Indians. Inj this direction, Wilson struck a fresh Indian trail, and followed it for three days, until the 1 provisions of his party gave out, when ho was forced to return and make for Murphy’s, inj Calaveras, for supplies, riding a day and a half without food. Per ley was the only man killed, j all the others having reached Columbia, where I the wounded have been well cared for. It is j proposed to organize a new company of volun-1 teers, and proceed again into the mountains after the Indians, on the return of Patterson’s party, should they have missed the savages. Important from Mexico. —The Bulletin of last week says it is permitted to make the following extracts from a private letter, dated Colima, February sth, received by a gentleman in San Francisco: Coraonfort has fled towards Vera Cruz. Zouloaga has been recognized as President in the City of Mexico, as well, as Puebla and other places near the capital. Juarez is at Juanajuato as “Constitutional President,” and has convoked a Congress. Parodi is marching against the City of Mexico with 9000 men. It is thought that the liberal party will succeed. In such a case Juarez will renounce in favor of Arriaga. Minino in the North. —The continued dry weather, says the Yreka Union , is already operating disastrously to the mining interests in this part of the county. We understand that the water in the natural sources on both the upper and lower flats is failing, and insuffi cient to furnish anything like a supply to all who wish to work. To add to the difficulty, there is at this time very little water in the Yreka ditch. If this kind of weather contin ues through the winter and spring, the pros pects fur placer mining next summer will be anything but favorable. Earthquake. —The residents of Kanaka Flat, South Fork, says the Sierra Citizen of the 13th inst., were well shaken up on Wednes day morning last by a severe shock of an earth quake, which occurred a little after daybreak. We have not heard of its being noticed at this place, probably on account of the performance coming off so early in the morning, as our townspeople are not generally noted fur early rising. The Overland Mail. —The line has now been in operation for six months between San Antonio (Texas) and San Diego; running over the longest mail route in the United States. The mails have never failed to make the sched ule time of thirty days, except on the first and second pioneer trips, which were in reality nothing more than exploring excursions. The last mail came in twenty-seven days. Benefit of Opposition. —The fact that the Nicaragua Steamship Company will resume in a few weeks, says the Bulletin , has had the effect of reducing prices on the mail line. The prices to New York have been reduced $26. The prices now are, first cabin, $250; second cabin, $175, and steerage, SIOO. Mineral Discoveries in Sonoma County.— The Petaluma Journal of last week refers to the reported discovery of a rich cinnabar de posit near that place, as an established fact, and adds that a lead of copper ore and one cither of platinum or tetunium, have been dis covered in the same locality. Death of a Gallant Soldier. —The Indi ana papers record the death, at Indianapolis, the 29th ult., of Maj. A. F. Morrison, who commanded the forces of that State in the Mexican war, and was commended by Gen. Taylor for bis conduct at Buena Vista. The Quartz Interest. —lt is stated that there arc now upwards of two hundred stamp ing mills at work upon quartz in this State, | | and about the fame number of arastras run ning, independent of other machinery for re duction. Bates Trial. —The trial of the late State Treasurer, Bates, for defalcation, commenced at Auburn, Placer county, on the 18th instant. At the last accounts, the examination of wit nesses on the part of the people had been con cluded. Three Men Drowned. —We learn from the Jacksonville Herald that three men, named Z. Lovens, Edward Craymer and Win. Hunter, were drowned in the Umpqua river recently, while on their way from Scottsburg to Ump qua City. Peytona. —The steamer Peytona returned to Stockton last week from an experimental trip up the San Joaquin. The river, says the Republican , cannot be navigated above this point except at the highest stage of water. Rich Iron Ore. —An extensive bed of iron ore has been found at Caruthors’ (Central) Ferry, on the Stanislaus river, about nine miles from Sonora. Portions of it are so pure as to be fit for immediate use in a forge. Direct from Col. «fohimoii'a Command. A correspondent of the Now Orleans Pica yune, who ia connected with Col. Johnson’s Utah Expedition, writes as follows in his last letter from Fort Bridger : The latest news from the direction of Salt Lake City was brought a week or ten days ago by an intelligent Delaware Indian, named Ben Simonds, who lives in the vicinity of Echo Canon. Ho reports that the Mormons had succeeded recently in capturing a federal offi cer with a considerable amount of money in his possession. The officer in question came ; into Salt Lake Valley from the California side, and it is surmised in our camp that it must I be Jack Hays, who was recently appointed I Surveyor General of Utah Territory. Bon \ Simonds says that the Mormons are assembled in force at Echo Canon, about seventy miles from here, to the number of about three thou sand, and that they have fortified the defile there by every means in their power. They j had erected breastworks on the heights, and ; built a redoubt or wall across each end of the canon, and so ditched it as to enable them at a moment’s notice to flood it completely from 1 I Echo creek. I [We arc rejoiced to know that the surmises i in regard to Col. Jack Hays, are incorrect. That gentleman took a different route from the one stated, and took his departure since the letter containing the above was written. —Ed. S. F. Globe.] j The same correspondent thus refers to Mor- • i mondom : j As to the abominations of their system of ' sexual intercourse, the worst you have heard ( |is no more than the truth. I have my inform ation from gentlemen for whose veracity I can , , vouch, who have been residents of Salt Lake | Valley, and eye witnesses of what they relate. One bishop (Johnson by name) has four wives four sisters, his own neices. Another saint has his own half-sister, and another a j i mother and her daughter for wives. Of the truth of these statements there is no room whatever for doubt. The facts are so. In comparison with the cities of the Latter Day Saints, Sodom and Gomorrah were “ Chaste aa icicles that on Dian’s temple.’' It is, after all, truly fortunate that these wretches —a disgrace to the age and to their race, and a blot upon the face of the earth— have, in the phrenzy of their folly and fanati cism, placed themselves in an attitude that will justify our Government in “ wiping them out” The army of Utah ia small in comparison with the numbers against which it has to contend. It has more formidable difficulties to encoun ter in the topography of the country in which its operations must he carried on, and more redoubtable enemies in the season and ele ments it must encounter and overcome. But of one thing you may rest assured, there is no back-out in the Army of Utah ; and, in spite of all odds against it, and all the asperities and rigors of the locality and the season, it will crush the fanatics and traitors into the dust, or perish in the attempt. Atlantic Telkoraph. —The steam frigate Niagara, which was employed last year as one of the squadron in the unfortunate attempt to lay the above named telegraph cable, is now at the Navy Yard, Brooklyn, undergoing a thor ough overhauling inside and out. Her ma chinery is to be refitted, but we suppose no alterations are to be made in it. It is now re ported that she is to be again employed in the second attempt next summer, to lay the cable, and the changes she is now undergoing are de signed to place her in the most effective condi tion for that prospective event. Truk.—A well known political economist says: “We pay best, first those who destroy us—generals; second, those who cheat us— politicians and quacks ; third, those who amuse us—singers and musicians; and least of all, those who instruct us—authors, schoolmasters and editors.” CLOSING OF THK .MAIL. THE MAIL will close at this Pont Office for the Atlantic Staten and Europe, on TUESDAY, March 3, at 12 o’clock, M. W. G. 0068, P. M. Horxitoii, Feb. 2ft, 18ft8 Hornitos P. 0— Arrivals and Departures of Mails. Arrived from Stockton at 7 o’clock, a. m.. every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, alternating, weekly, with Wednes day, Friday and Sunday. leaves for same place on al.«r nate days, at 2 o'clock, p. u. Arrives from Mariposa at 2 o'clock, r. m , Monday, Wed nesday, and Friday, alternating, weekly, with Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. leaves for same place on alter nate days, at 7 o’clock, A. M. Arrives from Millerton and Visalia at ft o’clock, P. m., eve ry Wednesday, and leaves every Thursday at 6 o’clock, A. M. A. G. IILA( K, Dealer in Groceries, Provisions, Hardware, Liquors, Miners’ Supplies, etc., west side of Main street, south of the Plaza, at Wills, Fargo A Co.’s Express Office, Hornitos. flBqly J. RLIA9, Main street, Hornitos, keeps constantly on hand a fine assortment of Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Fancy Goods, etc., which he offers for sale at the lowest prices. f 18qly J. G. ROGER!, Dealer in Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Fancy Goods, etc., etc., Main street, south of the Pla/.a, Hornitos. Thu bust goods in the market can always be found at this store. f ISqly A Mariposa Lodge, No. 44, F. and A. M. REGULAR MEETINGS—The Inst Saturday be fore each full moon. Special Meeting*, second Saturday thereafter. WM. A. KING, W. M. Jno. R. Noams, Sec'y. A Quartzburg Lodge, No. 08, F. and A. 91. The neat Regular Communication of Quartzburg Lodge, No. 98, F. and A. M , will be held on the first SATURDAY after the full of the moon. D. C. McCROSKY, W. M. P. B. Smallwood, Sec’y. I. O. of C). F.~ Mariposa Lodge, No. 39, will hereafter meet regularly every Tuesday Evening, of each week, at Odd Fellowa’ Hull, commencing. August 11th. Member* of the Order, and visiting Brother* in good standing, are Frater nally invited to attend. J. I). CRIPPEN, N. G. John W. Rosa, R. 8. aug!3. We would call attention to the Card of Dr. Van Zandt, of San Franclaco, who ia treating eye andeardiaeaa. ea with truly great aucoeah, aiuce hla return from abroad. Office in Wnght’a Building, S. W. corner of Montgomery and Jackson streets, where be may ko consulted daily. f 4 Dr. L. J. Czapkay.—Tills Skillful Hunga rian Surgeon and Medical Adviaer, ia attaining wealth and fame by hia wonderful cures, Hia advertjaementa may he acen in another column *W • Noiay Curriera” Book and Stationary store. Long Wharf, San Francisco, have again placed ua under obligations for the most complete assortment of Atlantic Magazines—Harper's, and Emerson and Pat nam’a—and Newspapers from all the principal citiea. C. P. Kimball, Esq., the President of Noisy Carrier's Book and Stationary Co., has by his energy rendered their house very popular to the reading masses. tr J. W. Sullivan. Newspaper agent, San Fran ciso, next door to the Post Office, has supplied us with a great variety of Atlantic papers, for which he will please accept our thanks. Luo iri, ati veF avow—-We acknowledge the receipt of various public documents from Hons. 8. A. Merritt, of the Senate, I. N. Ward, J. H. Tatman and A. H. Mitchell, of the Assembly. 9'iT Wells, Fargo & Co. have our thanks for sup plies of Han Francisco papers. Anxious and Willing.— Sixteen returned Nicaraguans have published a card in the Nor folk papers, announcing that they consider themselves “prisoners of war,” and are ready at any moment to return with Gen. Walker to Nicaragua. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. BLACKSMITH SHOP, Corner of Main and Mechanic Streets, Hornitoe O. SOTJLT, TNFORMS the patrons and customers of this shop that 1 he continues to <lo everything in the Blacksmithing ba ldness in a sujierior manner and at the cheapest rates. PICKS SHARPENED In a neat durable manner, and for prices as low as the loaest. fi. r »qly MEXICAN BUTCHER SHOP. MAIN STREET, HORNITOfI. KHJio de in Torre, - Proprietor, THE Proprietor keeps always on hand a supply of REEK, PORK and MUTTON, of the best quality, and newly butchered The citizens of Hornitos and vicinity are solicited to give him a share of their patronage. Pjftqly Cl KILO FLORES & SON, WATCHMAKERS and JEWELERS, MAIN STREET, HORN ITOS, A few doors South of the New Plaza. JEWELRY made to order and Watches repaired. They will also give prompt attention to all orders for Paint ing. fJSqly CIRII-O FLORES ft SON. Ur. HUhard .Vac VaH'rty, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, MAIN STREET, HORNITOS. Consultations in English, Spanish and French. Book, Stationery and Variety Store. H . Q Ell SON, Southeast corner of the Plaza, Hornitos, has for aale the finest Brands of Havana Cigars, stationery of all kinds, l»ook», Jewelry, fancy goods, toys, etc. Also Crockery and Glassware. f!Bqly Billiard. Saloon, MAIN STREET, HORNITOS. A. CAMPODONICO, : : : Proprietor. Billiard Saloon, on Main street, four doors north of the Plaza, Hornitos. Liquors of the best quality con stantly on hand. Two excellent Hilliard Tallies are at the service of the patrons of this establishment. His Provision Store is next door south. f 18qly DAVIS At CO., Store on tlxo Flaza, HORNITOS, HAS always on hand at reduced prices, every variety and description of DRY COOPS, ami also an excellent as aortment of BOOTS. sllOßv HATS, and READY MADE CLOTHING, which he offers for sale on the roost reasonable terms flSqiy PACIFIC HILLIARD SALOON, SOUTH SIDE OF THE PLAZA, HORNITOS. John A. Combs, : s S : Proprietor. The proprietor having now taken the above lullin'.i popolai pktM of rami, kM opened and refitted it for the accomodation of the public. The housa is supplied with two BILLIARD TABLES and a Hanalell© Table. The Bar is always replete with the best of Wines, Liquors. Cigars, etc. Customers can be accommodated with COLD AND WARM BATHS. AMD.... LODGING BY THE NIGHT, WEEK, OR MONTH. The attention of the visitors of the house is called to these ooveniences, and continuance of their patronage ao licited. f!Bqly JOHN A. COMBS. ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE. TV Pursuance nf an order of the probate Court of Tulare L County. California. I will, on SATURDAY, the 20th day of MARCH, 1858, offer for sale, to the highest bidder, for Cash in hand, the following property, to-wit: Ixita Non. 4, 5 and 0. and fractional lots Non 1.2 and 3. together with a Steam Flouring Mill thereon, wood-shed, and all the appur tenances thereto belonging ; also. Ixits Nob, 4, 6 and 6 in Block 31. and Nob. ft, 7 and 8 in Pluck 25. all in the town of Visalia, together with some few articles of personal proper ty. Sale to commence at 10 o’clock, a. M, on the premise*. KEC BEN MATHEWS, Administrator of A. J. Lowranci, dec’d. Visalia, February Bth, 1868. EL DORADO HOTEL AND RESTAURANT, (Opposite Wells, Fargo k. Co.’s Express Office,) M AIN STREET, HORNITOS. THE Proprietor of this entablishment thankful for past favors solicits a continuance of the patronage of the public. After the first of March a card with the regular prices of the various dishes annexed will be found on his tables, and for cleanliness both in the culinary and sleeping depart ment, his house will remain as It has been—unsurpassed. Single dinners will he served in the very best style for one dollar. The bwlsand bedding will1*» neat and clean, and strangers will find everything about the establishment as comfortable as can lie found in San Francisco. So bar attached to the house, febll—3m PEDRO SAB, Proprietor. Insolvent’* Notice. i lu the Comity Court at Chambers, L La Grange, Stanislaus County, California, > February 10th, A. D., 1868. 7 Present: H. W. Wallis, County Judge, and Wni D. McDanikl, Clerk. I In the matter of the Petition of John 0. Callbreath— Insolvent Debtor. T> URSUANT hi an order made by the Hon. H. W. A Wallis, County Judge of the County of Stanis laus and State of California, made the tenth day of ! February, A. I). 1868, NOTICE is hereby given to all the Creditors of 1 the said Insolvent, John G. Callbreath, to lie and ap pear before the Hon. 11. W. Wallis, aforesaid, at chambers at the Clerk’s office in the Town of La (•range, County of Stanislaus, State aforesaid, on the THIRD DAY OF APRIL, A. D. 1858, at 10 j o’clock, a. m., of that day; then and there to show cause, if they can, why the prayer of said Insolvent i should not lie granted, and an assignment of his I Estate be made, and he lie discharged from his debt© lin pursuance of the prayer of his petition, and the 1 Statutes in such cases made and provided. Witness inv hood tod oflh tel aatl of said Court. ! This, 10th aay of February, A. I)., 1858. (BBAL.J wm. d. McDaniel. I 118 id Clerk.