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Dodseu, COUNTY SURVEYOR. Jel4-tf Office Main street, above Upper Plaza. jeT-tf T. R. Kibb , PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office and residence, JERSEY' FLAT, DOWNIETILLE. Dr. C. D. Atkin F ’FORMS the public that he continues to practice Medicine, Mid wifery and Surgery, at his old stand in Downievilie. and solicits a continuance of that liberal patronage he has always received from the public of Sierra and adjacent counties. JeT-tf Dentistry. ALL OPERATIONS ON THE TEETH performed in tlfyvKn the best and most endurable manner, at reasonable rates, by M. J. GOODFELLOW. Downievilie, November, 1555. jeT-tf Samuel M. Parsons, NOTARY PUBLIC AND CONVEYANCER. jeTtf J3F“Office over Green k Purdy’s Store, Downievilie. Philip Adolph, NOTARY PUBLIC AND CONVEYANCER. rITERPUETER and TRANSLATOR of the German language will attend promptly to all business entrusted Vim office in Meier’s Fire-proof Building, Downievilie, Cal. je7-3m W. F. Smith, A TTORNBY-A T-LA W A NO TABY P ÜBLIC, jeT-tf CAMPTONVILLE YUBA COUNTY. 'Thomas Boyce, ADVERTISING AGENCY', N. E. CORNER WASHINGTON AND MONTGOMERY STS., f«b2B-tf San Francisco. J. Mc-Yerhauy, HOUSE CARPENTER AND BUILDER. Shop south side of North Plasa, Downievilie. Smith & Anderson, CONTRACTORS. CARPENTERS AAD BUILDERS, JeT-tf NORTH MAIN STREET, DOWNIBVILLB. Sierra Saloon. OPPOSITE THE BRIDGE, Durgan Plat, Downievilie. An excel lent Billiard Table in the room. PIERCE A McDONNELL, jeT-tf Proprietors. Coffee Saloon A Confectionery. R ANDREWS k CO., north side of Main street, Downievilie. Pies, • Cakes, Oyster Stews, fresh Eggs, and Hot Coffee, served at all hours, day and night. jeT-tf Blanks of All Kinds. LEGAL BLANKS of all kinds for sale at the Citizen office—such as Summons, Suhptenas, Attachments, Executions, Warrants, Bonds, and all blanks used by county officers. Saloon, Jbakery and Confectionery. R. ANDREWS & CO. HAVING enlarged and refitted their Saloon in good style, are pre pared to wait on customers at all hours of day or night. Hot Coffee, Pies, Cakes, Eggs, and other refreshments, served up at short notice. Game and fresh Butter received regularly and kept constantly on bands. R. ANDREWS k CO., Main st. Downievilie, May Ist, ISSC. jeT-tf Bakery and Coffee Saloon. Y INAL WEAVER wou'd call the attention of the “hungry and thirsty 1 ' to his BAKERY and COFFEE SALOON, Miin street, Downievilie, where he keeps all kinds of refreshments for the “inner man,” such as Pies, Cakes, Oyster-stews, Fresh Eggs, and Hot Coffee, served up at all hours. je7-6m Coffee Saloon and Bakery. BY C. 3. KLEtN, Main street. OownievilK Pies, Cakes, Oyster- Stcfrs, Fresh Eggs, and Hot Coffee, served at all hours. apr£6-6m Benicia Female Seminary. THE next term of the Benicia Female Seminary commences Janu ary 16,1856. Every department of this Institution is now filled With competent teachers, and there is also a pretty full supply of Ap paratus, so that the facilities for obtaining a thorough education are Moat to those of any Institution in the State. jeT-tf MART ATKINS, Principal. t.t. QUALITIES of Blasting Powder, D. I. and Safety Fuse, for by [jeT-tf] WEIGHT, BRAMLEY * CO. €tft iDcchln Sierra Citizen. DOWNIEYILLE, SIERRA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 1856. [Original. When Will To-morrow Come J BY ANNIE. Close by bis mother’s side, there stood A fair-haired, angel boy ; His eyes to her, so gently turned, Seemed wreathed in smiles of joy. “Did you not say. to-morrow, Ma, My sister would come borne? Met Links the hours lag heavily; When will to-morrow come V “Hush! hush, my child! for knowest not The lov’d may ne’er return? Her home lies far beyond that plain Where yonder plannets burn I . They count not weary hours by sAnds, lu her Elysian home ; And yet you ask, with wondering eyes, ‘When will to-morrow cowt ?’ ’’ “When dread Futurity’s dark walls Sbali totter at their base \ v When glimmer through their crevice* Beams from “our Father’s” face; When yon pale mourner, o’er that mound, Shall cease to breathe her moan; Shall clasp the lost one to her breast— Then shall to morrow come! “When Hope's bright vision—long enchained By artists, heaven-inspired— Shall burst into reality, Lit by Promethian fire ; When Life’s dark shadows—chased away By glorious morning sun— Shall chill the weary heart no more, Then will to morrow come !” “Toe Siekra Democrat” —From VT. G. Still,, agent. The first number of the new paper at For°st City, published by John Platt, jr., and edited by William Campbell, Ksq., makes a most creditable appearance ; the articles written with moderation and the typography excellent. The editor takes strong grounds against the Vigilance Committee, which we are sorry for, although w* arc quite sure that friend Camp bell is honest in his opinions, and perfectly free from any connection with the law-and murder party. But 'tis a bad gang to run with, and the few honest and honorable men whom conscience drives to that party, are in danger of being dragged down with the rest. The “reaction” that we read of will not lake place much before the Millenium, because there are very few to re-act; it is nothing but a murderous war on the peoples’ liberties, and whoever will take the trouble to muster the law-and-order forces will find among them the most woe-begone. God-toisakni, fag ends of cre a : on that were ever Lund on ‘gory fields ’ since the day of Falstaff. W e cordially extend the hand of fraternity, with the assurance that we shall feel much gratification in the success of friends Piatt, Campbell and the “Democrat.” Benicia seminary. — We have to thank'the ladies of the “Benicia Female Seminary” for a report of their examination, which docs infinite credit to the institu tion, The editor of the Solrno Herald, who was present at the exercises, remarks: “The most attractive part of the examinations, intel lectually, was an occasional drill oi the pupils by the Principal, Miss Alikins, or Mrs. Ormsby, or some other of the Professors. So like a properly trained family, being pleasantly advanced in literary enjoyment, divested of the dull monotony too prevalent in many of our schools. There seemed to be no piipil but beamed that conscious smile of superiorly that is justly the property of those that excel. Evan the primaries, by every move ment, seemed to say—"We are happy as lords and mean to be wiser than kings.” We have several times given oar opinion that this institution, under the care of Miss Atkins, is the best girls’school in the State; the only wonder is that some five or six beautiful little girls of Dowuieville are deprivtd of the advantages of instruction there. We could name half a dozen little girls whose faces— so beautiful and iuuoceut—are growing blank and vacant for the want of the mental culture due to those whom God has fashioned so perfectly. Contributors. —Another bundle of manuscript from the brilliant and gifted “Annie,” who for beauty, of diction has no superior in California; her writings would be welcome to any literary publication iu the United States. And the perverse, obstinate “Kitty,” who won’t tell who she is, has another beautiful little story to-day.— Jf Kitty can keep us from fin ling ontjwho she is, Kitty, will be a mighty smart gal. Let’s see! Kilty must lie old and ugly, and perhaps she squints! [Aside. ’That will start her out ,for it isn’t in female human nature to stand that, though it is, no doubt, a monstrous no-such-thing.] And besides, she has no idea of the remark a lady made about her the other day . [.Sofas and Parenthetical: That’s a clincher! She can t endure that without betraying her whereab mts. and we shall presently have a storm of elocution and broken crockery.] In short, by being a little more communi cative Kitty might hear of something to her advantage. [Solus. That’s at her curiosity ! Think that’s a set tler !] “The Wreath,” published at the Benicia Semi nary and edited by Misses A. Williams and Mary Hook, and a most classic little publication. In the lost number the young ladies say to the publisher : “Our school is now drawing to a close, and ere we seperate, we, as a school, would extend our thanks to you for your kind notice of our “Wreath,” The buds and blossoms we have here entwined, have not always been so bright or fragrant as they might have been, but it must be remembered that we are but youthful travel ers amid the labyrinths of wisdom, and the flowers we cull give proof of our inexperience. U’e have few opening buds in our “Wreath,” and still fewer, that ap proach to maturity; and it cannot be expected that they will have either the beauty or fragrance of full blown flowers.” “The youthful travelers amid the labyrinths of wis dom,” may, perhaps, under-estimate their worth, wlrle others, more experienced in the thorny path, take the liberty of thinking differently. Frank. Blodgett.— Read what Mr. Soule, of the Chronicle, says of our little favorite . “Frank” is get ting up iu the world, although she is but a “wee thing.” Banished. —Lewis Mabouy, who ran away from his widowed mother in Philadelphia and who bos been one of the most notorious cattle thieves in California, has been set afloat by the Vigilance Committee. [Original. A Walk in the City* BY KITTY, OF MARYSVILLE. “Lord, from tby blessed throne, Sorrow look down upon! God saw (fee poor !” It was a cold, dismal day in the great Metropolis.— The sun was deeply veiled by thick, heavy clouds, which hung above the city. An intermingling of rain, snow and hail came pattering down upon the pavement and drifting in the faces of the passers-by. The wind howled above the those stately buildings and swept moaning through the streets, searching the worn and scanty garments of the shivering poor—the poor from what should be joyous, happy childhood, to miserable decrepit! old age. The withered bad, the blasted flower, remind us that all is »»t bright and beautiful in this little worltf of ours. There is joy and misery, wealth and poverty, beauty and deformity, intelligence and folly, purity and vice. We will hurry on through the crowded thoroughfare j for it is a grievous sight, Storm King bolds bis revels to see the misery stationed there. That poor, distressed creature, her leaning down on one hand, the other extended fur charity. That sad old man, his locks silvered o’er with sorrow and care, doomed never again to behold the bright sunlight; the happy smiles of friends; the beautiful flowers. No! but he feels lhadrifting snow, us he totters along, lean ing upon his staff, following the guidance of his faithful little dog. The little flower girl, with a miserable smile upon her wan and anxious features. '‘Will you buy this beauti ful boquet ?” Then she repeats, in a chauntiug tone— “No friendly heart remain! for me, Like a star to gild life's stormy sea; Parent, and friend, and brother gone, 1 stand upon tiie earth alone!’’ I cannot relieve all this misery, so I turn not to the right or the left; on, on ! through the streets. But in hurrying along Canal street, I caught a glimpse of such a sorrowful face, and a little stub foot! lu two hours I returned; the child was still there. His eye has caught mine ; I pause. The tears, the frozen tears, are upon his cheeks. In his benumbed fingers he holds a string—a black shoe-string, jagged at the edges. His lips quiver as he looks pleadingly in my face and says : “Lady, will you please buy this string of me? It is a very good string, and only six cents.” I harldly know what impelled me, but I took the string, gave him six cents, hurried home, and to my room. Then I gazed long at the string, and thought’ how many, many times have I wished for an opportu nity to relieve real suffering, and yet I had stood par alized before it, and gave “only six cents I” and this lit tle string had evidently been picked up in the street, and ho had trie! to sell it, so as not to appear to beg! Why did I take it? Why did I not give him more? 1 Started to go back, but it was already dark, and he. was probably in some of the homes that the suffering poor have—a small n.oni, a crowd of miserable beings h|gd enough to sSvisty the cravings of hjpger; n(Thing bat the ground to lie upon ; the roof atwve, the cold walls at their sides—there dwell young and old, with Hope, that great sustaiucr to all in time of trouble, almost crushed from their hearts; there, in that great city, with a thought that there is po life beyond its limits, they starve, they beg, they do almost anything to sus tain a miserable existence. Is it a wonder that their moral perceptions become blunted, that we have ignor ance, sia and wretchedness in the world ? Then I said, “help me, oh, my Father ! as I pass down the stream of life, to sympathize with the sorrowing ; and if I have nothing more to give, may I have a tear, a smile, a kind encouraging word !” Often I look at that little string, for I have it yet, and the thick clouds seem to gather heavy and dark above. From out those clouds oome frozen tear-drops— tears for the misery of mortals—rattling down upon the pavement of the city. Those tearful eyes, those quivering lips, that pleading voice, those shivering limbs, the long hands, in the stiffened fingers of which is that black string, jagged at the edges, and those words : “Lady, will you please buy this string of me ? It is a very good string, and only six cents!” will ever be remembered ; and if I am never able to offer more> I shall always offer this prayer : “God help the shiver ing poor, the aged, the infirm, the fatherless, the uu bappy!” Miss Frank Blodgett. —ln our notice of the benefit given to the Independent National Guard the other evening, we inadvertently omitted to mention what was indeed among the principal features in the entertain ment, the performance of Miss Frances Blodgett, a young Miss of eleven years of age, upon the accordeon. She certainly is a gr at proficient upon that instrument. She was enthusiastically encored, and a number of boquets were thrown upon the stage in acknowledgment of her remarkable powers. We learn too that she is also au cxceleut singer and dancer, and has proposed that a benefit should be given in favor of the poor yot’.ng orphans w.iose parents were murdered by the Indians in Oregon last fall, offering her own service* on the occasion. We hope her proposition will be carried into execution, aud that those little orphans will receive some suitable testimonial of the Sympathy of this com munity in their behalf.—San i'rancisco Chronicle. California Literature. —A late number of the State Journal contained a report of a rape-case, which, for unadulterated nast ness, takes down anything w« have ever seen in print—French peculiar novelists not excepted. The publishers stated in a card, nest day. that the beastly article was brought iu by a reporter after the editor and publisher had gone to bed, which, we presume will be quite satisfactory. The publishers had better scatter a little quicklime about the premises, to stop the malaria, —or the cholera. The Journal, at all events, has the honor of having submitted the most remarkable article of the nineteenth century, although, from its peculiar tenor, itwas not calculated to-be popular in families. The Nevada Journal grumbles about their folks having to pay two bits to cross the bridge to Downie ville. Must shell out, or swim 1 We have remarked, however, that Nevada people have a decided tendency to hydtOpbobia—they don’t take water when anything else is “convenient. ’ [Original. Soliloquy of the Fastidious long Lady. BY ANNIE. Oh, dear! that sensitive persons are the greatest suf ferers in existence, is reduced to a demonstration. It is quite surprising to see how inconsiderate some par ents are. Now, here a quietus is placed upon my movements for time interminable, in the form of an other “new baby—brotherand I must sit here in these close chambers and count the hours, until my feel ings shall have sufficiently recovered, and propriety ap. proves my appearance among the beau monde. And then, how shall I appear ? Doubtless ala school-girl, who, having but one dress, was under the necessity of remaining at home one day out of each week, that her mother might perform the ablutions requisite. Persons are iu no way responsible for their organiza tion, and my nature is very modesty itself. Not a day, scarce an hour, passes, but my sense of delicacy is, by some m?ans, shocked. Why, only last wtek, that scfcntific nuisauee, Mr. Smith. (some call him intellec tual, but I have never been able to discover it.) persisted in making sculpture and station ry a parlor topic, and even alluded, pointedly, to Powers’ Greek Slave! Now, such absurdities should never be tolerated iu refiued society ; and, out of justice to my own feelings, I frank ly told the gentleman that he would greatly oblige me by changing the subject. Of course, he smiled—vulgar people always will—but ray remarks evidently had the desired effect, as no reference was again made to the subject. And there is parson B ; wonder whether he im agines his congregation to be possessed of iron nerves that he seems so regardless of consequences in his selec tions of psalms. Ugh I Last Sabbath he really read passages of Scripture, as which, I would as soon think of reading Fanny Fern's Invalid Wife! Then, there is Mythology! Why does Pa insist that I give that dreaded tome my share of atteution ? He cannot fail to see that, after every reading, my face is burning with blushes for at least a day ; aud I do not consider myself over fastidious, either, though some may call me so. Ma says it is rarely she sees a young lady of my native modesty, who evinces so decided a taste for waltzes, mazourkas, and radowas; but then it is said of me that I possess an elegance in these exercises pecaliar only to myself, and unequalled by any in our circle Indeed, Mr. Siidc told me that he should regard it as being very silly in me to resign all those eulogies and coco dams, just for the sake of my feelings, to which, by the by, lam a very martyr, at best. But, of Course, Ma does not properly understand me,, and it would be unreasonable to expect sympathy from mar ried ladies ; of that fact, I have had some most severe proofs ; for, whenever they are here to tea, I am cither compelled to quit the parlor, or submit myself, as silent auditor, to the most unguarded conversation ; and all> 100, because they are married ladies! Oh! the very thought makes me shudder! Noll never will marry ; uovbr,Heber, N-e-I V k ! * The Nevada Democrat is an honest and honorable paper—which we take the greater pleasure in saying, because its opinions on the great topic of the present time are altogether at variance with ours. Of the revo lution the Democrat says: “Unfortunately, we think, a majority of our Demo cratic friends have allowed themselves to be carried away by the excitement of the hour, while on the other hand many identified with other parties have calculated the evils and consequences of disorder, and have refused to give their support to those who set the authorities at defiance. We do not believe that the Vigilance Com mittee and its objects arc political. It has been defended upon grounds higher than these, and though we cannot assent to the correction which they apply to admitted evils, we cannot bring ourselves to think they are actua ted by purposes so despicable.” The Bulletin is after Scunnel with tremendous fury, charging him, point blank, with having kept a gambling hell called the “Osceola House,” where unsuspecting pigeons were plucked. The Bulletin says Scantiel had to keep his old associates quiet by giving them some petty office, aud when he became a little stubborn they brought him to terms by sayiug “come, toll down David, or we shall blow !” If these charges are untrue Scannel should prosecute for libel aud disprove them; if they are true he should not be permitted to disgrace the office longer. A Significant Fact.— -There is uot one man of edu cation,” says the State Journal, ‘ or one who has made his mark as a great man, who is a member of the Vigi lance Committee. Every man of intelligence is a friend of law and order. Cannot the people foresee what must happen ?” No! They could not foresee what happened in the Journal office last The Journal has made its mark at hist, must render it immensely popular about boarding schools and nurseries! CoMrL\xiKNTS.—The editor of the Louisville Demo crat recently had a pitcher presented him by his friends. S peaking of the fact the Journal says; “The editor of the Democrat is sometimes both pitcher and tumbler himself.” The Democrat says something about Prentice hav ing saved the Democrat office from the flames on “Bloody Monday.” Prentice replies: “If we saved the office of the Democrat, from the fames, we don’t think we shall be able to save tbc editor from that fate; we shall have the devil, himself, fighting against us there—with all the advantages on his side I” Alexander Bell, one of the State Prison Directors, proposes to resign his office leaving it “in the hands of men better schooled in villainy than himself.” There are a number of people down there with the requisite education; the appointment should be made before the emigration goes too far, or the office may be incum bered with ao honest man. Beautiful.— ln a description of a winter scene among the settlers of Sierra Valley “Alice” makes the following beautiful and appropos quotation: “oh, heavens! ’tisa fearful thing, Beneath the tempest’s beating whig, , To struggle on like stricken’d deer, When swoops the monarch-bird of airj To breast the loud wind’s fitful spasm, “ i'o brave tbc cloud and shun the chasm, Like some poor pelted shallop’s sail, Between the ocean and the gale.” Doesn’t that tell the whole story ? A new Telegraph office, on the Alta lane, has been opened at San Joan, Nevada County. San Juan Correspondence. Editor Citizen : As San Juau is making rapid strides in improvement, and bids fair to become of con* siderable importance as a mining locality, I pen yon a few hasty lines, that you may know how matters and things are progressing in this part of the mountains. It is not necessary for me to describe the locality of this city to yon, as you are already aware of its where alwuts; but if any of your readers are ignorant of its locality, (and I suppose a great many of them are,) let them lake the stage from Campionvillc to Nevada, and the first city they stop at after leaving Camptonvillc, that is far ahead of it in improvement and city-like ap pearance, let them set it down as San Juan, and they will not miss it much. This is the only way I know of for them to find out anything about it, os very little mention is made of it in of the uny papers, and it is al most large enough to support a paper itself. San Juan has the advantage of the majority of mining towns, as there is sufficient water to supply all demands the year round. The Yuba Ditch has been completed sofas two weeks, ard the water from the Uiddlo Vbba is now wending its way over the mountains to this place, furnishing about 2,000 inches of water. Though, like all other new ditches, it is considerable trouble and expense, us it has broken several timet, and will con tinue to do so untirtt becomes settled, which will bt but a short time. The miners here are doing a good business, at least those who have their claims well opened ; and those who have been waiting for water are now “pitching in,” and in a few months will have their claims opened, and then you will hear of lively times down this way, I be lieve the Eureka Tunnel Co. have the largest amount of ground, and their tunnel is farthest advanced to com pletion, of any company on the hill. This is an enter prising company, and they arc pushing ahead night and day. The rock in their tunnel has changed appearances, and it is thought for the better, and the company are anxiously awaiting its completion, when they expect to reap a rich reward for their labor and enterprise. The merchants here are doing a heavy business.— Goods are retailing hero at a small advance above Sac ramento and Marysville prices. Stores and dwellings are springing up, families are moving in, and it begin* to assume a home-liko appearance here. Those who have families have abandoned the idea of gathering a few liandsful of dust and vamosing for tho States, or “some other sea port,” to spend it, as some think, to better advantage, but are acting the wiser pari by settling down and spending their means in erecting cottages in the golden land and balmy atmosphere of California. There is a brick yard in successful operation near this place, and many brick buildings will be erected os soon as the bricks are ready. Politics are ebbing here. At present," Vigilance” and “A nth Vigilance" are the distinguishing appellations, though the Vigilance hare a large majority. However, there--vre a fc» bciw,whp pretend t«i uphold Jaw-and order, the majority of whom never advocated the prin ciples of law-andorder before, and think this the only opportunity they will ever have of patting their names to that list; but their names will be all—their princi • pies will remain the same. <4 liucrctla.» It lias been said that the blood of the murdered King has been more prolific of disaster than the blood of Lacretia. Let us briefly relate her history, and see how near the parallel: Lucrktia, a Roman woman of great beauty, was ravished by Sextus Tarquinius. Colatinus, her bus* band, and Lucretius, her father, returned from camp, accompanied by Brutus, and found Lucrctia silting on her bod weeping bitterly. Relating what had hap pened, she asked tbo pledge of their right bands that they would avenge her wrongs, and then, drawing a knife from under her robe, she stabbed herself to the heart and died. Brutus, snatching the weapon from the wound, held it up, and swore by the chaste and noble blood that stained it, that he would pursue, to the utmost, Tar quinius and all his accursed race, lie then gave the bloody knife to the husband and father, and called on them to take the same oath. Then carrying the body of Lncretia to the market place, Brutus addressed the people and aroused them to vengeance: part remained to guard the town and part went to Rome.— Their coming raised a tumult. Brutus, availing himself of his rank and authority, summoned the people to the Forum, related the suicide which the villainy of Tarquinius had caused, and finally, so wrought on the feelings of the people, that they passed a decree abol ishing the kingly power, and banishing forever Sextus Tarquinius, his wife and children. “Persecution” — Muzzling the Press! —Two sub scribers—both dead-heads —have ordered their paper stopped because of its treasonable tendencies. This rather “knocks us !” The idea of a dead-head, who might be put through a quartx-mill without getting color, formally stopping his paper ! Heviogs ! Now. we should like to ask our cotemporaries if this aint persecution and muzzling the press? and, also, what course they would pursue under similar afflicting cirtumstauces ? The City authorities of New York, have stationed men with placards in front of the gambling houses, with this inscription: “Gambling bells in here.” William Cole was arrested at Sau Joan, on tha 22d, inst. on bis confession of having murdered Dutch Fred, near French Corral. He attempted to commit suicide. Judge Murray baa gone to Carson Valley to look up a silver mine; or else to escape' the suffocating heat of the climate below. Latest Opinion op juk Supreme Court. —That Car son Valley is a fine country, and that the climate of San Francisco is almost enough to strangle one. Fanny Fern’s next issue is expected to make mort noise in the world than her last.— N. Y. Mirror. Theodore Parksr says of the Granite State, “It is the land of poor relations and cheap tomb-stones." JounG. Percival.— The poet died at Hazel Green „ Illinois, on the 16, of May, [NO. San Joam.