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. ■ RPRI.VG’ER k OAINOKRPIELD. VOLCANO, RATI'RDAY MORNING,DEC. 1, 1855 Mr. 1.. I». Fisher 1“ our authorized agent in San Francisco, for procuring advertisements, and transacting other tiusincM. (•iir<lin*r A Kirk Are our authorized Agents in Sacramento, for procuring advertisements, Ac. Henry S. Ilium. Is our authorized agent at Fiddletown, for pro. i curing subscriptions, advertising and Job Work. tai'lUNFomi A WiLn.VAN are agents at Sutler 1 tor procuring subscribers,advertising and’job work rders left with them, will be prontplyattended to. ■“>s : Mn. Gkorok Loveland, of the News Depot, Indian Diggings, is onr Agent (or that camp. The School House.— The attention of the citizens of Volcano, is called to the situation of the Public School House erected some time since. Messrs. Armstrong had the buil ding sold to satisfy a lien held by them for 'in. xlfr furnished, and became himself the pur chaser. Messrs. A. with commendable liber ality, offers to relinquish his claim upon the payment of the original demand, which a mounts to five hundred dollars. An effort is now being made by some of our citizens to raise sufficient means to discharge the obligation. For this purpose, a Commit tee, consisting of Messrs. Payne, Chapman, Isbail, Cameron and others, will wait upon the business men, and such others ns feel an interest in the matter, and solicit donations. The importance of the matter demands the ■Attention of all who feel an interest in the welfare of society, and it is to be hoped every one will give liberally. Un-Fa Bancheria.—We have before had occasion to speak of this flourishing mining camp, situated at a distance of some four or four and a half miles from Volcano. Having visited the place a few days ago, we are now enabled to speak more definitely of its pres ent prosperity and future prosjiects. The Upper Kancheria of to-day bears not the slightest resemblance to the miserably dilapi dated camp that was to be seen on the same spot one year ago. Then the village consisted of a few shanties only, and not the least ac tivity was manifested ; now there are plenty of as good buildings us are usually found in mountain towns, and a livelier, more bustling, active little place would not be met with in a week's ride. Great preparations for mining are being made, and as soon as the ditch is completed, active operations will commence on an extensive scale. The diggings are so situated that natural water cannot be obtain ed to work them except while it is actually raining, and it must be ruining violently at that. Hence the diggings have not been more than thoroughly prospected. It has, howev er, been demonstrated that they are exceed ingly rich, and “the good time coming”—the introduction of water by artificial means—is near at hand. By-thc-by, some of the enter prizing citizens of Rancheria are engaged in cutting a good road from the village to inter sect the new road from Volcano to Fiddle town. When completed, only u quarter of a mile in length, the Sacramento stage will "call” at the town. Grass V alley. —This is the name given to one of the most beautiful valleys in Califor nia. It may very properly be termed a basin in the mountains, and is situated at a distance of about two and a half miles from Volcano. Its length is one mile, and its width one quar ter of a mile. The hills on either side arc of gradual ascent, and their elevation above the level of the valley or basin, rather inconsider able. At the head of the valley stands the handsome and flourishing village of Aqueduct City, destined when u sufficiency of water shall have been introduced to the surrounding mines, to be one of the most prosperous min ing towns. This valley is occupied us a rtn cho, and if improved, would be as fine n farm as the most enthusiastic agriculturist could desire to possess; but as it is known to abound in gold, the miners will, no doubt, in the course of time, appropriate it to their owui purposes and finally leave it in a condi tion not exactly t illable. A Motley Crowd. —The building in which our office is located contains one Express of fice, post office, a large dry goods and grocery store, a clothing store, a billiard saloon, and “last, though not least,” the Ledger office.— Among all the persons employed about the building, there is but one handsome man, and he presides over an institution which runs oj»- position to the post office. Jtey-Wc leuru that two gentlemen, long connected with staging in this state, contem plate putting on u line of Stages from this place to Mokehunne Hill, running through Jackson. Such an accommodation is greatly needed, and we have but little doubt but they will meet with u good support. We are per sonally acquainted with both gentlemen, and know that they have the means and ability to carry through the project. S&T There are two theatres iu full blast in Sacramento at this time. esar The Cl rand Allied Banquet in Snn Francisco, on Tuesday last, broke up iu a Death ok a River I’ii.ot. — 'Hie death of Mr. liufus Williams is announced in tbi> pa per to-day. Deceased was, we understand, pilot of the ill-fated “ Pearl,” and at the mo ment of the explosion, stood at the wheel.— He was blown from the boat into the river, and escaped death almost miraculously. Mr. W. leaves a widow in this city to mourn the loss of an affectionate husband and worthy citizen.— I r nion. Mr. Williams was a resident of Galena, 111., up to the time of emigrating to Cali fornia, in 1853, and was engaged in piloting steamboats on the Mississippi river from St. Louis to St. Anthony. Dirt Cheap. —The Marysville Express says that wild geese are soid in the streets of that city at fifty cents apiece. Why don’t some enterprising Yankee “ship’ a wagon load to Volcano, —they w ould bring a good price in this market. Petrifaction. —We were shown yesterday, a piece of petrified pine, which w as taken out of a shaft on the hill in the eastern part of this town, at the depth of ninety-six feel from the surface. The specimen which was shown ns was a part of a pine tree, two feet in thickness. A Goon Pan.— Last Monday wc saw a pan of dirt washed which was taken from the Keystone tunnel, and yielded the snug little sum of fourteen dollars. Judge Wood, who is one of the owners of this claim, informed us (hut there was plenty more of the same kind of dirt left. Indian Diggings, Nov. 24th, 1855. Dear Ledger :—ln my last communication I endeavored to give you a few items of sta tistical information in regard to the business and improvement of this locality ; to this I would mill that since that time there has been an addition of one clothing store and a jewelry shop; “and still they come.” The Masonic Fraternity have quite a re spectable organization as to numbers and good looks of its members. They own the build ing in the upper part of which they hold their regular meetings, the lower room being nje preprinted to the public, and used us a church, theatre, town hall and dancing room. Said building is large and commodious, pleasantly situated on a knoll a short distance from the heart of the town. 1 think within a twelvemonth from this time the community will be cheered by the “merry ringing of church bells.” As yet we have nothing but an old cracked one (kindly furnished by the proprietor of the principal hotel,) to call the people to their place of worship, although 1 am sorry to say that there are but few in proportion to the num ber of inhabituifts who can hear its discordant notes, unless it is on such nights that there is to be a theatrical )*erformance or “nigger show,” and then all can hear alike, far and near. Through the enterprise and munificence of one of our citizens, there bus been a neat and comfortable school house built and furnished, in which there is at present a small school taught. The mineral resources of this vicinity arc gradually being developed, but owing to the scarcity of water heretofore, the process of prov ing the value of the claims has been slow, although there are two large ditches comple ted, (one of which is now in use, ami affords a partial supply,) yet there has not been rain in sucient quantities to flilill them, but should the prayer of the “ honest miner” be heard, 1 think it will not be long before the watery gules of heaven w ill be opened, and an abund ant supply of that most needful article, to the replenishment of a “ broken miner’s ” pocket, will come to the fulfillment of the earnest de s re of all. As to the richness of the diggings here in general, 1 can but say that I know of none who own claims but are satisfied with them, though some have sold as high as $2,000, for a one-sixth interest. Should you know of any deserving fwmbrt who is desirous of obtaining a claim that will atford him work for the bal ance of his life, with a fair remuneration the meanwhile, send him along if he has the cash, as we have “a few more left of the same sort.” MINER. Empire Bau..—On Thursday evening we attended a very pleasant party given at the Empire Hotel in this place. The party was not us large as was anticipated, but still a sufficient number were present to make every thing agreeable and pleasant. At half past eight the bugle called the party to the ball room, where everything hud been arranged in the best manner, and the dance commenced, which was kept np without intermission until half past twelve o’clock. At this hour sup per was announced. The party then repaired to the large dining-room of the Empire, where one of the most sumptuous suppers ever spread in the mines awaited the attack of the eager throng. Much credit is due Mr. Tarbell for the liberality he displayed in rendering his guests comfortable and happy. t-c A iniin-r lij- the nan.e of David Harris, from Vermont, was severely injured one day last week, while engaged in procuring timber for the purpose of protecting liis tunnel.— \\ Idle felling a tree, a rotten limb, some twen ty feet above his head, fell and struck him on the left shoulder, mangling and bruising him in u shocking manner. Kern River Mines. Mu. Eh iron : —At the request of several friends, f have consented to write out a few observations made during a hasty visit to the Kern River mines. These mines are situated in the south and east portions of the count\ of Tulare and seventy-five miles distant from Visalia, the county seat of said county. Leaving Visalia, the first mining locality on vonr way to Oreenhorn, is bite River.— Here are sonic sixty or seventy miners, who nre apparently doing well. In our converse tion with them they expressed themselves sat isfied with the result of their summer’s labor, and a fair prospect for winter operations. Xo very extensive discoveries however, have been made here. Passing on from this point, al ternate belts of arid plains and rich allu vial bottoms arc crossed, until you arrive at the foot hills of the Sierras, when a mile or so brings you into the Burnt District as it is 1 very appropriately called. The foot hills nre thickly covered with dwarfish underbrush which continues to diminish ns you gain the elevation of the mountain. Arrived at the summit, the exhausted condition of your horse j admonishes you of the necessity of a “breathing spell,” But little shrubbery or vegetation of any kind here greet the eye, and what little there is seems to be struggling to support a miserable existence, diminutive in size, thinly dispersed over the hills, and partaking of the hue of the ashy colored earth, giving to the scene immediately around you a barren and desolate appearance, and you arc obliged men tally to exclaim, “ What could live here?” The descent is long, and in several places dangerous, until you arrive at the bottom, when on inquiry your position is ascertained to be the veritable Greenhorn Gulch. Here, on looking aronnd, you find an immense moun tain gorge, covered in nil visible directions with huge granite boulders, of a crumbling and decayed appearenee, with an occasional opening in the walls of this chasm, which lend to extensive subterranean chambers, similar in character to those found in the primitive limestone formations of Amador and Calave ras counties. To us, these formed a most in teresting object, ns these dark recesses pre sent u subterranean world, whose treasures are a subject of deep reflection and some con jecture to the wise, and of laborious and ad vantageous exertion to the industrious and enterprising miner. In these caves have been discovered some of the richest deposits in that district. The ore is more valuable in market, and ns it appeared to ns. l>een subject to at trition in a higher degree than that extracted from the bed of the river. The mines are known to extend about fifty miles north and south, and some twenty in width. About ten miles east of Oreenhorn, this barren, ashy colored surface is superceded by a deep red soil, with clay and slate beds, and a vigorous growth of red-wood or moun tain cedar and pine. There arc about five hundred persons in all, in these mines, the most of whom are doing a paying business. The diggings, aside from the streams, may be denominated “surface," and so fur as we could judge from informa atiou gathered from the miners of that sec tion, they will compare favorably with any oilier new diggings in the State. It is true, the district is but just prospected, ami miners’ supplies are high, and at times diffi cult to obtain, but wo think there is no doubt that w ith the facilities for working, the indus trious miner will find these mines much more profitable than many of the crowded placers of the north. But with all these disadvan tages, and ail that can be saiil against them, the discovery of these mines has undoubtedly unlocked an immense source of wealth to the State, and opened up an extended field for renhmerafive labor. Among our energetic and ever money-making citizens, capital is constantly seeking new sources of profitable investment, and to those who choose to be come interested, the numerous Quartz mines of Kern River present tv field for the employ ment of capital at once safe, active and re munerative in a high degree. A year or two perhaps may pass, before the mines are ex tensively occupied, but we a r e satisfied that the time is not far distant, when this w hole section shall lie occupied, and the sound of the pick and shovel will he heard from out every gorge and canon, and thousands will present themselves at the streams, in the gulch es and on the mountain tops, to claim from mother earth the rich inheritance which she is ever ready to yield up to her worthy and industrious sons. The belts of sand and alluvium before re ferred to, the “ Deltas," together with the re sources and productions of the valley of Tu lare, may serve for the basis of a future com munication, but for the present, gentlemen, we think we nre entitled to have that “ prom ise’’ ruled out. To those who are merely ob serving the progress of this country, the fore going remarks may not he of any interest, but to all those who are looking to the develop ment of the mines as a source of profitable employment to themselves mid their friends, and an increasing revenue to the Slate, we will add but one word more, and that is “go and see.” Yours, Ac., W. 11. J, Mr. Potter and his talented troupe of theatricals, may la- looked for in this place in the course of a few weeks. For the Weekly Uilger. A Walk to Rancheria. Mh Editor:- —f read with interest the de scription in your last number of the buggy ride you had to the above place, and the fine view obtained from part of the road. Hav ing been for eighteen months confined to the narrow horizon which these mountain gorges afford, I concluded to pi out to your “I’isgfth, once more to give my visual organs a chance to expand. Hymn <k Co. s road I found to be all that you had represented, and the com pany deserve great credit and good pay for the enterprise they have exhibited. As 1 came in sight of the valley. I diverg ed from the road to obtain a more extended view. The declining sun cast a mellow light upon the scene, the horizon was clear to its utmost bounds, and there lay the vast con cave in the deep stillness of a seemingly un peopled waste, bounded by the coast moun tains and the Sierras, Mount Diablo and the Hutted. Benind arose in chilling grandeur the Nevada, reflecting from his icy mail the sun’s rays, thus protecting the congealed stores that are to nourish the parched earth another summer, or wash out the treasures of the mines Beneath me lay the dark lines of for est which skirt the C'osumnes, the American, the Sacramento and Bear rivers. A cloud hung over the city of Sacramento, and col umns of light grey smoke which seemed to supjiort the arch of the firmament arose from the tides of Cache Creek and the embrasures of the Cosumncs. There was silence—that oppressive silence which is felt only in suikude, upon a barren eminence, when the How painfully is self, standing thus isolated in immensity— how the heart yearns for com panionship with something with which it can compare. In such a situation the voice of the humblest insect is music—the stray crow an agreeable visitor. But let us look from hence through our mental telescope, and how quickly is solitude dispelled—the vast amphitheatre peopled— see ! farms, towns, cities dot the plain—thou sands of teams tread the roads in all direc tions —the locomotive roars along its iron way, and wires, those narrow highways for the lightning, radiate from the great commer cial focus to every mountain pass. What were the plains of Shinar, the valley of the Nile, or Euphrates to this ? What was Jor dan to the Sacramento or many of its tribu taries? or what the land of Canaan to Cali fornia ? We have no need of the workmen of Tyre, or the precious stones and gold of Ophir, or the cedars of Lebanon, for all are here. Here is the cradle of genius, the ulti ma thule of human greatness, the finis /erre. Hut 1 must come down to the little spot over which 1 have looked, llauchcria prom ises to be a place of considerable importance. The hills around it appear to Ik* of late form ation, or what is called lava, and the flats and ravines arc all auriferous. It presents a fine field for the prospector, as but little in that line has yet been done. The town is improv ing rapidly and has amongst its fairest fea tures a number of ladies and pretty misses. Amongst other things 1 saw there, was a load of brick from Peara A Co.’s kiln of Volcano. A great benefactor has been that brick com pany. They have ornamented Volcano with some fine houses, made many cabins comfort able with good brick chimneys, and have yet some tens of thousands to sell at very low prices. What associations are connected with bricks. They were the first stereotype plates (he world knew. The bricks of Nincvah bear ing the record of kings who lived before the Jews or their father hud an existence, are still in perfect preservation. The bricks of Hale ylon bear the names of the proud builders of that great city, where almost all else regard ing them is effaced from time’s records ; and the bricks of California, having taken place of the cloth tent and stick chimney, bespeak a stable future, with comfortable and endur ing houses. Hut enough. If you have nothing better you may put this medley in your paiier, and maybe I’ll write again. TRAVELLER. ■ The Allied Banquet. The Sanfrancisco Herald Ims a report near ly six columns long of the Celebration of the Allies' victory. It seems to have been a mag nificent affair, and to have gone off peaceably until the dinner was concluded. About this time the Herald says : “When the festivities had about well com menced and the wine had flowed somewhat freely, a scene of great excitement ami confu sion occurred among the crowd, owing to a most trivial circumstance. On a plat form a i bout fhe center of the pavilion, a piece of French confectionary was stationed, designed to represent a fortress or tower, (probably the Malakoff,) and the crowd promiscuously and i out of pure sport as it would seem, commenc ed a mimic bombardment on the walls of cake and candy with pieces of bread and other missiles. The bombardment which was car ried on in apparent good humor and ns an in nocent sort of amusement, was finally conclu ded by the mimic fortress being stormed and hurled to the ground by tin rush of the crowd, when a simultaneous movement was made to plant the Hags ot the different nations—Kn glish and !• renoh, and our own national colors I —upon the platform amid the ruins of the confectionary. All this had transpired in the best possible humor. ]u the crowding how ever, on the platform, a number were shoved oil, and great excitement and confusion was occasioned by the efforts to keep the different national ensigns on the platform. The excite ment was heightened by an attempt to tear loose the different flaps. At this time pome of (he Frenchmen who had been very much excited, struck up the Marsellaise Hymn, ami appeals for peace ami violence were heard on all sides among the crowd. A regular fight took place over the British flag, which hud heen planted on the platform referred to ; and Ij n the general scrimmage it was torn into strips amid the wildest and roost indiscribabie excitement. The police were prompt in inti r 1 fering, 1 >nt as soon us the difliculty a as quell ed, another took place in a different part of the pavilion ; the excitement had now become general, and the vast crowd seemed possessed with delirium. The attempts ot American citizens to tear down the national emblems of the English and French, were renewed. It became evident that a feeling had been exci ted, which, while it put an end to the festivi ties of the day, had arrayed many of onr own citizens and the Allies in hostility towards each other, and threatened to lend to most serious violence. At this juncture, Mr C. P. Dunne, who was in the lower part of the pavilion, prop >s ed ns a means to allay (lie excitement, to raise the American with (he English and French flags, and tie them together as a sig -1 nnl for harmony. Wjth this intent, asisgen erally believed, Mr, Duane ascended one of (he beams that supported the canvass, with the American color.' in his hand, the design being that the French and English flags shu’d be handed to him from below , when the beam gave way and Mr. 1 timiie was precipitated to the ground. The intent of this action of Mr. Duane was evidently mistaken by the French and English, who regarded it ns an attempt to hoist (he American colors over their na tional ensigns, and (lie confusion and excite ment of the crowd became aggravated in the most indescribable manner. Cheers and yells resounded. Attempts were made in different parts of (lie pavilion to hoist the stars and stripes of onr own country to the beams from which hud been torn down the flags of the Allies; ami the crowd fonghl madly over the different national flags, which were torn into strips and trampled in the dust or wound into balls and throw n from one part of the crowd to the other, amid screams of excitement and the most violent struggles,in which the clothes were actually torn from the backs of the prin cipal' in the contest, and blows dealt promis cuously on all sides. In the midst of this general excitement several attempts were made by different spea ker- to appeal to our own citizens, and pnr snade them to desist from their attempts to hoist the American colors in place of the tings of the Allies, It was impossible, however, for these appeals to be heard at all, more than a few feet from the speaker, and then only amid the mingling of yells, cheers and 4 tigers,’ which was perfectly bewildt ring. Col. Maker eventually succeeded in occu pying the platform near (he middle of (lie pa vilion, and raised ids voice to address the crowd, it was impossible for him to make himself heard amid the confusion and turmoil that raged around. The |Miliee cleared the platform. A number of gentlemen vied with each other in calling ‘ order,’ in the loudest tone of voice ; but still Col. Maker exerted his lungs to no effect. He was heard to say ‘Gentlemen,’ and some minutes afterwards, ‘ F'ellow citizens, I appeal ,’ but just then the shouts of the crowd would swallow up ev erything else in its immense volume of sound. We continue from the Herald : Mr, Henry A. Cobb next addressed the crowd, in tiie vain effort to allay the excite ment. He said: i tell yon, gentlemen, that it is idle for men here to attempt to excite ill feelings towards our French citizens. They are ‘A No. I,’ as good citizens as the liest, and arc just willing to do anything for their American fellow-citizens, except getting into a little muss like this. [ Laughter and cheers.] I want you to now join with me in giving three hearty cheers for the United States of America, and then just quietly ‘evaporate.’ The cheers were well responded to, when Mr. Cobh proposed three more for Hi Hr Hr I'rana, and three more for the ‘ Old Island of Great Britain.’ lly this time the crowd ,'Oemcd to have determined to go through n regular programme of cheering, and the Sar dinians, the Turks, the City of San Francisco the Fire Department, and the Hooks and Ladders especially, and sundry individuals, were in tnru cheered by the majority of the multitude. The crowd commenced gradually to dis perse a little past four o’clock in the evening; but the excitement prevailed to the last mo ment. Preparations were made by the .(French and English to take down such of their ling as still hung from the beams of the tent, before leaving the pavilion. Some ex cited appeals were made to their countrymen in the crowd to take away all their national ensigns from the pavilion, as if they remained j there they would be insulted and torn to pieces by the Americans. Such appeals and ,recriminations naturally aggravated the e.\- | citement, and the taking down of the flags was attended with renewed scenes of vio lence. There was an evident determination that the American colors should be kept up us long us the national ensigns of the Allies flouted from the tent, and the tugging at the flags and lighting over them was renewed with unabating violence. In the struggles w hich occurred in different parts of the pa vilion during this general renewal of hostili ties many of the participants got well punish ed by blows, and with their clothes torn from their bodies and their faces covered with blood, presented a horrible spectacle. Prom inent in the fray were a number of burly British tars, who stood by the Union Jack to the last, and did fearful execution from the shoulder throughout the day. It was a re markable circumstance thut un appeal wu- nut made to deadly weapon, and only one single ! instance occurred during the day, to our knowledge, where a weapon was drawn in | the heat of the wrangling and lighting that was incessantly going on. A large force of police were on the ground, and by their con stant effort to maintain the peace, the more j serious results of such manifestations of vio- j lenee as were Witnessed yesterday were aver ted, and the majority of the crowd were pre vailed upon to disperse. The view presented in the interior of the pavilion, after it had become apparent that all order and decency were at an end, and when the check-takers at the entrance hud frantically abandoned their posts, absolutely beggars description. The floor, strange to say. was comparatively deserted, p,.,,.,!, ferring to stand instead upon the lon- j. tables which yet were covered with ip, u , of pastry a d the crush of chret and pagne bottles. Roast beef, roast pork ton, game and vegetables, plum piUp, . , pale faced pies, inemignes do la p r ,.„ bottled ale and porter, all were "■ der foot with a profusion and reek Is.-, that very soon contributed to the creatin'*' 1 a species of luxurious mad, to which e - amlothir wines imparted a rosy hue t.. with a most villainous odor. ' The snia I of glass and crockery was absolutely f. and the aggregated racket of a dozen t; „ ricai “crashing mu bines" couhl gj ve * faint idea of the uproar occasionally p r , . ing from the one cause alone. The f,,',! work overhead which supported the ,- v and which was gracefully fcatooned whi and brunches of laurel, absolutely ' with patriotic individuals in h perfiv; ' of enthusiasm, who from their un-. , heights seized the various colors and w'o,! them desperately and madly over tie- )., ■ I crowd below, who in turn' belched forth „ continued yell and torrent of vehement' 31 planse. At times, one or other of the V‘" or braces of the scaffolding would give « resulting in the sjjcedy ami somewhat ha,-.-', ous descent e>f some unfortunate parti-;, (he quadruple alliance upon the head-iv shoulders of the unlucky crowd below U laurel wreathing speedily vanished tio tional ensigns went into a state of , ... ? the lamps and fixtures set up for illumim. purposes in the evening were wrecked, a. the whole scene became one of confu-d worse confounded. Speakers attempted a various points to address remarks to t: that were witling to listen to them, but the hurricane of how ls and the tempest -f M tional hymn singing, they did not even ■ ■ >n hearing the sound of their voice, say nothing of the occasionally slight i; : v. ruption made by falling boards and like descending men from the timbers above, one or two particulars there seemed an dent intention on the part of some ont to turn the disastrous face of affairs to ; best account, and several foraging par , were observed following along the line n; ■ tables, quietly transferring to capaciuus - i the remains of all that was digcstable ■ promised savory fare for small dinner pur [on the morrow. Riot and wastefulness r ed supreme, and the orgies of the Bacehau... themselves could hardly have presented , scene of more utter chaos and destruction ’ fool, and dr nk th in that exhibited in • interior of the pavilion at about four odd I'm; Rts-ii an-American Dkmonsthati' The Tima A Trantcript in speaking of ; evening procession of Russian sympathi says: Around the interwoven banners of Ru-, and America, the crowd continued toinrre enlivened with shouts and occasionally cited by the remarks from different per until after night-fail, in the meanwhile a dr., was procured, which was placed upon i neck of cm* of the earliest pioneers of s Francisco, who managed to make a n< with it, but very little music. An effort h»i been made to procure a band of music, I ' without avail, and thts whs rhe only sole tute which could be provided. Headed the solitary drummer, at about 7 o’clock tin moved off along Montgomery street, in ti direction of Market—the united banners fi ling borne at the head of the line, lllutniiv led by a single lantern. The line was fom by platoons, numbering from three to ten ea whilst the sidewalks were crammed with t mooting muss, w ho fell into line us they w along. There could not have been loss tin; i three thousand persons in all who had tliu taken up the line of march for the reside;, of the Russian Consul—Mr Kostromiten ’ -—on Essex street, in the rear of Kineon I’i Diiringtlic tvliole proceeding there wussm. ifested (ho warmest enthusiasm, and but od: feeling seemed to pervade the moving m.. —that of antagonism to the sentiments «• pressed during the day. The Herald fiys that w hen tlie crowd f to the Consul's house, lie immediately open; all the doors and windows of the house, in. came out upon the piazza in front, attend.- by his lady and child, u boy of about sew . years of age. Mr. Hro-iiian, as spokesman forthecro' j stated the object of the visit; to which i j latter replied, through cx-Oovernor John M Dougal, in terms expressive of the warm gratitude for the honor done him. As ;. crowd in the street were unable to obtain i view of the Consul and his family, they w • | induced to ascend to the roof of the plaza, when he again addressed the assemblag. through Mr. McDougal, saying that his - - would interpret for him w hat he was anxn - to express. The little fellow came forwa and every one held Iris breath to catch tie child’s voice. He said : Gentlemen—My father desires me to sat that this kind visit from you, (o express yeut 'jmpathics for the people whom be represent is deeply appreciated by him, and willalwayi be remembered. Hu cannot express his sea timents in the English language: but he winis es you to be assured that lie feels very grate ful. This neat little speech from a child seven years of age, called forth repeated cheers. Eleau lleydcnfelt made a speech, and the procession then took up the line of march fit head-quarters on Montgomery street ; and it passing a grocery store ut the comer of Jes aud Third streets, attention was called to * large canvas displayed on the awning Iran, on w hich was painted the motto, “ Success the Allies .Sebastopol.’’ The crowd hoot", and groaned ; and some sensible juvenile suggested a proposition to “ take Sebastopol, but this proposition was immediately ov<; ruled by the majority, and the procession pa-- ed on quietly to the vicinity of the place fro which they started ; where, after listening t" songs and speeches, the assemblage disperse ul about half past ten o'clock. Assay Office. By reference to our n vertisiug colums, it w ill be seen thut Messrs Agrill A Blake have opened an Assay OUi' in Sacramento. From a personal acquaint auee with both gentlemen, we can confident!; recomeud them as both capable and hones’ and every way competent to conduct the bu ness they have embarked in.