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Vublic Opinion in the Mountains.
The opinion of the public in the Moon tains taken from the Sacramento l nton of June 10th, as given below speaks for itself on the subject of the Gov.’s proclamation and needs no comment: Sacramento, June 9th, 1855. To the Operators at the Different Telegraph Offers :—Please give your unbiassed opinion in regard to the feeling in your place as re spects the Vigilance Committee of San Francisco. Are any companies forming un der the Governor’s Proclamation to aid the Law and Order movement. — Union. PlaCerviale, June 9th. Very little excitement is manifested as regards the action of the Vigilance Com mittee. With regard to the Governor’s Proclamation, two-thirds of the people, how ever, 6penk in favor of the Vigilance Com mittee, and the prevailing opinion is in its favor thus far, especially among the miners in this vicinity. The military company here has taken no notice of the Governor’s call, aud several of its members have signified their intention to withdraw should they be called upon. Ned McGowan passed through town yes terday, tn route for Carson Valley, lie was spoken to bv several who know him person ally. There is no sympathy whatever with the so-called Law and Order men here. No one thinks of enrolling themselves among the adherents of Governor Johnson. They can’t raise a corporal’s guard here. The Procla mation is a matter of jest and ridicule ; no one sustains it but loafers, gamblers and thieves, aud they will have cnlethnmpian music to march by. Should any of the mili tary go from here, there will be ten to one go to the support of the Vigilance Com mittee. The merchants and miners, to a man, bid God speed to the Vigilance Com mittee, and are ready and willing to render any assistance iu their power to them. I have the signatures of many responsible men for this. Nevada, June 9th, 5 r. m. The feeling in this city and county is de cidedly and emphatically in favor of the Vigilance Committee, although they have some (very few) bitter opponents. There are no movements being made here to help the Governor, and if there should be, twenty men could uot be mustered on his side.— The proclamation has called forth nothing more than expressions of contempt and de rision on all sides. This can be relied upon. Auburn, June 9th, 8£ p. m. So far as the public feeling here is con cerned, in relation to the course of the Vig ilance Committee, it has been with it from the very first, and is unanimous in their favor at the present time. There is not more than one in fifty, and we think we can safely say, one in a hundred, whose sympathy is not with them, and who does not heartily rejoice at the result of the good work they have commenced, in purifying that fountain head of rascallity. The great body of the people throughout this county even scoff at the very idea of raising a company of men to take up arms in opposition to the Vigil ance Committee. No effort has been made here to create a feeling in favor of the so called Law and Order men. Sonora, June 9th. We had a meeting here Friday night, and very strong resolutions were passed in favor of the Vigilance Committee, endorsing their every act. Two thousand men could be raised here in a very short time, who would support them to the last. No notice is taken of the proclamation. Grass Vai.i.ey, June 9th. The people of Grass Valley are almost unanimous in their unqualified approval of the entire action thus far of the Vigilance ! Committee of San Francisco. They will feel greatly disappointed should circumstan ces cause tbat body to disband before it has fully accomplished the great objects for which it was opportunely convened. The action of the Governor in issuing his proc lamation at this late state of the proceed ings, is viewed with regret by his friends. We have no military companies here, and as yet the military has given no signs of ex istence, the citizens of Grass Valley view the clamors of the bowic knife and pistol advo cates for law and order with disgust.— Should any effort be made to enroll men against the people of San Francisco, it w ill be met here by a counter organization ten times stronger to support the Vigilance Committee. San Andreas, June 9, 8J p. m. Whereas, the miners of San Andreas District convened to transact mining busi ness, deeming it an appropriate time in con nection with the citizens to manifest their opinions and feelings on the all absorbing topics of the day, thefore Resolved , That we most unanimously and unequivocally endorse and approve of the organization and proceedings of the Vigil ance Committee. Resolved, That we most decidedly con demn and deprecate the course of the’ Gov ernor io calling on the military of the Slute o Resolved, That we will not respond tn tL* call. Resolved, That our sympathies are with the Vigilance Committee and their eudeav on to put down fraud in high places. Diamond Springs, June 9—5:30 p. m. No companies are being formed in re sponse to the Governor’s Proclamation. 1 think at least nine-tenths of our good citi zens are in favor of the Vigilance Committee thus far, but desire them to expedite their business aud disband. There may be found •round our saloons a small number of those who profess great regard for “Law and Order,” Folsom, June 9th. Public opinion Ls unanimous in favor of the Vigilance Committee; uot tweuty “Law and Order” party, and uot live persons un iler the Governor’s famous and wonderful proclamation can be raised, A large num ber of our most respectable citizens manifest a readiness to assist the Committee at any time when called upon. Oat of 3S0 daily papers taken from the different offices here, only 18 Anti-Vigilant. A well-founded rumor prevails here that a Vigilance Committee has already organ ized here, and now numbers 65 names. Resignation of Gen. Sherman. Maj. Gun. Win. T. Sherman on the 1th inst at Benicia placed in the hands of Gov. Johnson, his resignation of the office held by appointment from his Excellency for the past few weeks. The Gen. published a card assigning his reasons for resigning the high est position in the Governor’s Army, lie says : I think 1 have already said and done enough to convince all that 1 am not on ad vocate of the Vigilance Committee ; and whilst I would have contributed my assist ance to expel from our midst all rowdies, ballot box stuffers and shoulder-strikers, it would only be by the application of some legal mode, which 1 believe does exist, and not by resorting to the organization of a Committee, which in the enforcement of its decrees has been compelled to resist the sworn officers of the law. When, however, the Vigilance Committee had become installed in power, and 1 hud received the orders of the Governor to or ganize the Militia to aid the Sheriff in the execution of his duty, 1 did my best to influ ence and command all good citizens to en roll themselves into companies, promising when a sufficient number were enlisted, pro vided a necessity still continued, to arm, equip and muster them into the sen ice of the State. I based my promise of arming the enrolled militia on a verbal assurance given to Governor Johnson by Gen. Wool, in my presence, to issue from the United States Arsenal, on a proper requisition, such arms and munitions of war as the emergency might call for. Jt is no longer a secret that when the written requisition w as made, Gen. Wool had changed his mind, and had dis covered that he had not the legal power to grant the request. 1 have at all times endeavored to calm the public excitement ; I have counselled moderation and forbcarcncc, but I was forced to conclude that these moderate coun sels did not coneide with the views of Gov. Johnson, and, in justice to him, 1 felt bound to alibi'd him the opportunity to select some representative here whose ideas were more consonant with his own. Shooting Afiiay at Sacramento. A serious affray tank place at Sacramen to City on the 8th inst., which is described in the Sacramento Union of the Dili, as fol lows: About 11 o’clock last evening, a man named Sam White, a gambler, entered the Fashion Saloon, on J street, and committed a violent assault upon the bar-keeper, seiz ing him by the hair anil drawing a pistol upon him. Bystanders interfered immedi ately, and prevented further violence at the time. The bar keeper, as we are informed by a police officer, then went to the Station House for assistance, ami was accompanied in pursuit of White by officer Biker. They were afterwards joined by officer Cody, and learned that White had gone to the rmory, on Second street, between K and L, for pro tection. As the officers were about to enter the Armory, they were stopped by several persons, who, tn the confusion, dragged of ficer Biker, who had hold of White, to the head of the stairs. Whi/c the officer had, hold of While, William Flory and others rushed in—Flory exclaiming •‘wlmt is all this for?” Officer Biker said that he had arrested him and would take him to the Sta tion House. White’s friends gathered around, ci ;manding to know for w hut he was 1 arrested, and thus creating considerable con fusion. In the midst of it, White fired his pistol before it could be taken from him, and the ball lodged in the breast of Flory, one of the keepers of the Prison Brig, who was standing at the head of the steps, it en tered his breast near the nipple, and Flory fell down the stairs to the bottom. lie im mediately got up, and again walked up stairs, anil taking White by the throat, ex claimed, “I am shot—give me a pistol so 1 may kill the scoundrel before 1 die.” White was then secured and hurried off to the Sta tion House, where lie is now confined. Flory remained in the Armory, which has been under guard since the issuance of the Gov ernor’s proclamation, and as no one was per mitted to enter, except by special order, we are unable to state exactly the extent of the injury, although we were infromed that the condition of the wounded man wuscriti cal. The occurrence was kept very quiet, and it was with some difficulty that we were enabled to obtain the above facts, meagre us they are. We have since learned that the ball has been extracted, and that the ( man is in no immediate danger. [From the Isoeni/ig bulletin.] Sam White, the Assassin, on the Cora Trial.— Sam White was Belle Cora’s finan cial agent and managed ali her business, and especially that in relation to the Con trial. He was called upon the stand as n Witness. The question ' ‘ "What is your bur . V Ho answered, ••1 mu a <•/-• Clerk in the Hall of Be t.0).,i„- lie was asked, “When did you get your appointment?” "in October last.”— “Do you spend your whole time there?” "J don’t know.” “Haveyou spent two months?” “Don’t think I have.” "Have you spent one month?” “Don’tthink 1 have.” “Have you spent twenty days?” “Don’t think I have.” “Have you copied twenty pages?” "Don’t think 1 have.” “Have you copied two pages?” "Don’t think 1 have.” "Did you ever write your name there?” “Yes, 1 receipted lor my pay.” “Do you draw your pay regularly?” “Yes, I do.” ——»-♦ « —— __ In Readiness. —The Sierra Citizen an nounces the appearance of the Proclamation iu the following pithy paragraph ; Governor Johnson has ordered tho mili tary to be in readiness to disperse the Vigil ance Committee. They will remain in “readiness.” The first drop of citizens’ blood shed by the military will be more pro lific of disaster than the blood of Lncretin THE JOURNAL. 45 s * SATIRRAY MORNING, JINK 14,1S56. yp&' lj. P. FISIIER, is our authorized agent in Fan Francisco, to obtain advertisements and subscriptions. Mr. E. G. Josi.ix is our authorized Agent to solicit Subscriptions and Advertisements, at Lewiston, Bates' Ranch, Ridgeville, and at other points on his route. jWr-F. W. Kavei.et, is our regularly authorized Agent to solicit Subscriptions and Advertisements at Canon City. To Advertise ns.—Persons having Advertise ments for insertion in the Journal, will please to leave them at the oflice of publication early on Friday morning. J/ziS' ’Single copies of the Journ al, in wrappers, for the Atlantic Mail, can be had at the publica tion office. J. Neely Johnson vs. The People. The Governor iu his letter to Col. Crockett anil oile rs, Committee from the citizens of Sun Fran cisco, published el sew here says : •• By virtue of the Constitution of the State, it is marie my rluty to enforce the execution of the laws.” What laws? Is there not double dealing in this matter ? Does this not smack of favoritismWhy hod the Vigilance Committee hung Casey and Cora eleven days pri or to its being made his duty to enforce the lou t, ac cording to his Excellency’# notion of duty. The lives of two men had paid the forfeit of their no torious crimes, and those that were charged with offences of a less grade, were confined iu the Com mittee Dooms, and had been lor several days pre vious to the dead letter proclamation, and yet the du ty made apparent by the Constitution of this State, and the oath taken by the Governor to make that duty visible to his india-rubber conscience w as not sufficient to arouse him to a sense of that du ty ! Why sleep on the justice of that law that was made your duty to enforce from the very moment you took the Constitutional oath in the presence of the assembled Legislature of the State? If you could witness the death of Corn and Casey— the arrest of the “six,’’ and the timely death of Sullivan, without feeling any remorse of con science, anil believe all the time the people of San Francisco were violating the laws of the State, your conscience surely had been seared with that instrument mentioned in the Good Hook. '1 he Governor s favorite had not been pursued, or he was feeling the public pulse, llis friends say that Gen. Wool deceived him by promising that the arms and ammunition of the General Gov ernment under hi# control should be placed at the disposal of the Stale authorities, and this promise on the part of Gen. Wool, caused the Governor to issue his proclamation. If this statement, made by the State Journal, be true, the Executive of this State is lar more reprehensible than we imagined him to be, although we believe him to be weak, and not over scrupulous as 10 bis duties as Chief Magistrate of the Si lute, yet we were not prepar ed for the announcement that he would not do his duty until ho had made every preparation to des troy the lives of worthy citizens, that wouldjust ly entitle him to be the CUvf of assassinators - W liut must be the feelings of the Commaiider-in- Chief of a gtcat State, when he makes a call on his army t<> muster to service, to see them muster themselves out of service. Humiliating indeed, and annoying as this may he to the Governor of the Stale of California, nevertheless it is true.— -Vine-tenths,of the people are with the Vigilance Committee, and whole Companies of militia have disbanded at the call of the Governor, and joined the people. The cup is a hitter one, but it must be drank, and that too hy J. Neely Johnson. The proclamation has gone forth, and not been respon d'd to by tlie masses in sufficient numbers to nerve his heart to the combat. General Sherman has declined acting any further in this matter for the reason that the proclamation contains a falsehood. The General says there is no insurrection iu the city, and hence he declines farther participation iu .Wily's force. Again we say the cup is a hit ter one, for the proclamation must be withdrawn, or the late ami murder party must lie defeated—and God forbid that the folly of an indiscreet man should force the people to the latter, but if the crisis must come the conclusion is foregone, and let the responsibility rest where it properly be longs. If blood must be shed to maintain the pu rity of the ballot-box and the independence of the press, then let it be so, anil let it How until our fair State is rid of the cause that produced the result. Home Prospects. June w an ushered into existence in the midst of a rain storm, which continued for about fourteen hours without intermission, then cloudy, cold, windy weather for a week, then heat to a great excess, to that at the time of penning these lines our ideas are all dissolved into thin air. The a bundancc of rain that fell during lust mouth and the first part of the present, has been of great val ue to the mining and agricultural portion of our citizens. The growing crops of the farmers prom ise a rich harvest, and tho mines of this County are yielding more abundantly ll>--, " ‘ J i' leu ‘ ..i years. It matters but ous season tor t,h<* - J .. our citizens who receive tho nominations for the various offices from President of the Uni ted States down to Constable, if peace and quiet reigns throughout the land, and the miner and ag riculturalist receive u rich return for their labor. The one secures the main staff of life, bread, whilst the other produces the medium of exchange so es sentiul to the well-being and equilibrium of soci ety. At a time when other portions of this fair •state are are engaged in serious difficulties about the administration of her laws, we are enjoy iug the utmost composure. The blessings attendant upon peace is like the enjoyment of health, rare ly appreciated properly until the reverse is expe rienced. The people of Trinity County have ma ny reasons for feeling grateful to the Great Ruler of the l ui verse for the blessings of peuce. health and general prosperity. Oulioations. —We are under obligations to Messrs. Henderson and Howe, of Rowe A Co.'s Express, for full files of California papers during the week, Messrs, Anderson and Bennett, of Rhodes £ Whitney's Express, will accept our thanks fo like favors. U- W, Blake, of Blake A Co.’s Express, has fut uished us with the Vigilance Pictorial and otln Buy ami Sacramento papers during tho past wee! 1 hanks. News by the Sierra Nevada. We have news by the Sierra Nevada from New York to May 10 tli, five days later than our previ ous advices. P. T. Herbert, one of our members in Congress had a difficulty with one of the waiters at Wil lard's Hotel, Washington City, on the 8th of May, in which the latter was killed by the former, the particulars of which are published in another col umn. If the statements published of this affair in the Washington Star of May 8th, are correct, the homicide is divested of alt mitigating circum stances. We cannot sec how a gentlemun could have a serious difficulty with a waiter at a board ing-house. If a waiter was insolent it would be an easy matter to obtain another boarding-house, or inform the proprietors of the unworthiness of their servants. California seems doomed to dis grace and ruin by those whom her citizens have been pleased to place in posts of honor and pow er. We do hope for the sake of the credit of the State, that (lie news by the next Steamer will put a different face on this bloody affray. Present appearances would indicate that a foul and cow ardly murder had been perpetrated. Padre Vigily, the new Nicaraguan Minister has received more attention from our Govesnmeut than Paiker II. French, the former Minister did. It was rumored that Padre Vigily had been receiv ed by the Secretary of State, and Walker's Gnv crument recognized by ours, some two or three days before the sailing of the Sierra Nevada.— This rumor is no doubt true, as a great number of passengers had been detained at Nicaragua for a long time, unable to get a transit over the Isth mus. and a passage from thence to San Francisco, and were obliged to return to New York. After returning to N. Y., a goodly number of the same persons that had been detained us above stated took passage on the Sierra Nevada over the same route and had no defficulty at Nicaregua. making the trip from New York to Sun Francisco in 22 days. The passengers must have had strong as surances that Walker's government had been re cognized by the United States, or they could not have been induced to embark on a route that had just given them so much trouble. Nothing of interest from Europe except a sy nopsis of the treaty of Peace, w hich w ill be found elsewhere. The news from Nicaragua confirms tin 1 report that Walker is iu the quiet possession ol that country, lly the aid of the cholera and liis brave men he was enabled to defeat and drive the Cos ta Ricans from his dominions. Walker's fame is on the rise and may it continue so until long after the stars and stripes shall float over that once un fortunate country. The political world is all speculation as to who will receive the nomination for President from the hands of the Democratic or Republican conven tion. A large majority of the Know Nothing par ty of the Northern States have fused with the Republicans. The N. Y. Tribune classes the States as follows: Anti-Nebraska. Nebraska. States. Elec. Vote. States. Elec. Vote. Maine 8 Maryland 8 New Hampshire 5 Virginia If, Massachusetts 13 North Carolina .... 10 Rhode Island 4 South Carolina 8 Connecticut <i Georgia 10 Vermont 5 Alabama 1) New York 35 Mississippi 7 Ohio 23 Florida 3 Michigan (i Kentucky 12 Wisconsin 5 Tennessee 12 Iowa 1 Louisiana fi j Arkansas 4 I Texas 4 Total Ill j Total 108 Tubious. New Jersey 7 I Indiana 12 Pennsylvania 27 j Illinois 11 Delaware 3 I California 1 Missouri, 9 j Total, 74 Benevolent. The first term of Mr. George Ilulroo's Dancing School terminates on Monday evening the 10th Inst., at Clitford llall, at which time Mr. H. takes a Benefit, the proceeds to tie applied to the pay ment of tlie debt existing against the Trustees in the erection of the new School House. Tickets, $2. We hope our citixens will duly appreciate the kindness of Mr. Hulino, and attend. A few hours cannot be whiled away more pleasantly than in attending this assembly at so small a cost, and the laudable purpose that the profits are to be ap plied to should cusure the attendance of every one who feels an interest iu sustaining a public School iu Weaver. Correction. In our lust week's issue we stated that Dr. Jas. Barry, late Postmaster of our town, had been re moved. We liave since been informed that the Dr. sent in his resignation as Postmaster by the steamer of March 20th, in view of his return to the Atlantic States. Statutes. —The laws enacted last winter will be ready for delivery in a few days. The laws of this State are scarcely in the hands of the people before another Legislature is convened amending and repealing the laws enacted the Session pre vious. The State should publish the laws as soon as they are approved in the paper having the public printing to do and a certain number of each copy sent to the different ro"-v Vieras throughout the w-‘ Court of Sessions. Thin Court has been in session during the week and will i‘lose its business for the term to-day. June 10th. Thf People vs. J. II. Mills. —Grand Lurceuy. Defendant plead not guilty, was tried by a jury, and acquitted. Five persons were indicted for gambling, plead guilty, and were lined $125. each. Fine paid and defendants discharged. Jink I2tb. The People vs. Janus Smith. —Grand Larceny Smith was tried for stealing 125 to 130 ounces id gold dust from Anthony Doth, on Weaver Creek, some three weeks since. The jury were out but a few minutes and returned with a verdict of guilty. Hon. C. E. Williams, District Attorney; Enroll «Jr Hotter for Defendant. Defendant will be sentenced this morning ut 10 o’clock. JiNE 13 th. The People vs. Hindly and Wife.— Appeal. Ma licious mischief. 'ihis case was tried before a Justice of the Peace of Gallon Creek township, pnd a jury rendered the following verdict—-We, the jury, agree upon a verdict of not guilty U’l .. r.. „ . , , Weaverville Theater. Thoman and his Company continue to draw good houses. Estelle I’ottcr Lae bccotne a very great favorite with the people of Weaterville. — Miss. Annie Smith and Mrs. Evrard afe very val uable auxilaries to Mrs. I’ottcr. Miss Lizzie Burbank the Dantutte nightly brings down the house. Messrs Mortimer, Campbell, Evrard and Young, are all, it would seem, each night of their performance striving to please the audience. We really think Mr. Thuman’s Company one of the best in the State. Thotnans benefit on Tuesday Evening we are pleased to say proved a good one. Miss Annie Smith had a benefit last evening. We go to press to early to comment, but doubt not her numerous friends will make it an acceptable one. This evening the great Historical Drama, in 3 acts ol “Joan of Arc” will be produced. Weaverville Dancing Academy. We would call the attention of our readers to the advertisement in another column, of the above Academy, which was opened on Wednesday eve ning last, under the direction of Miss Lizzie Bur bank, assisted by Mr. E. I’. Wilson, ol Shasta, under favorable auspices. Mr. Wilson is a stran ger here, but is spoken of as being an excellent teacher where ho is better known. The regular meetings and Assemblies of the Academy are held at the Trinity Theatre, which has been lilted up expressly for this purpose. The regular meeting of the Academy is on Wednesday evening of each week. Social Assemblies held every Friday eve ning. Fata i. Accident. —Mr. E. 0. Joslin informs us that on Saturday last a young man named Ilenry Shoemaker was killed by the caving of a bank in Italian Gulch, near llidgeville. Hu was taken out alive but was so much injured that he died in l hours. The deceased rvas from Atkensville, Green Co., Illinois, lie was a member of the S. ufT., and was buried by them the following day. Over Ii0!> persons attended his funeral, lie lived much respected by all. and in his death his friends and relatives have met with a severe loss and so ciety been deprived of a good member. Sr. CiiAni.ES Hotel, —This Hotel has undergone a thorough renovation and will be opened under the management of It. W. Wilson and lady, du ring the next week. Mr. \\. 1ms had much expe rience in the business aud doubtless will he well pntrouizi d. ««»- District Court.- The District Court adjourned on the 7th until the 26th inst. We arc informed] that the Hon. Win. I*. Dalngerfleld will hold the remainder of this term of the Court, Judge l’itzer being interested in the only remaining case on the docket. Shades. The popular proprietor regaled the attaches ot this office on yesterday with sundry glasses of !»e cream, with his compliments that the present cool ness may long remain. Bo say we. If any one doubts the genuineness of friend Kelly's delica cies, give him a call and try them. F. A. WoiiMKt.r., the “ Blue Wing.” and “ Mag nolia.” have the thanks of the printers for roJ refreshments during the limited state of the at mosphere for the past few days. The blessings of future hospitality is invoked on your heads by the Journal office. Conference with the Governor. On Saturday availing a number of our most respectable citizens went on their own responsibility to Benecia, for the purpose of having a conference with Oov. Johnson, in relation to the existing state of affairs in San Francisco. A nicnibcr of the Commit tee has kindly furnished ns with the result of the conference. The following is the let ter sent to the Governor: Benicia, June 7, 185(5. To His f.'i ri'l'nin/ ,/. VW7 y Johnson, Gover nor of Californio: Siu—The undersigned citizens of San Francisco, on their own behalf, and on be half of a large portion of the people of that fity, respecttully a-k a personal interview with your Excellency, touching the present alarming crisis in its affairs. (Signed) J. 15. Crockett, E. W . Earl, F. W. Macondbay. •1 as. . Thornton, II. S. Foote, James Donahi'e, M. It. Roberts, John J. Williams, John Sime, 15aue 1'eyton, G. W. I*. Bussell, the conference. When the Committee reached the door of the Solano Hotel, Col. Crockett inquired for Gov. Johnson - Judge Terry replied that any communication for the Governor must be addressed to him in writing. This remark was repeated by Yolncy Howard, Esq. A room was then procured and a note written by Col. Crockett on the part of the Committee, soliciting an interview.— Mr. Bissell, Mr. Thornton and Mr. Earl were requested to deliver it to the Governor, on reading which the Governor replied that he would bo happy to recieve the Commit tee. Col. Crockett, ns Chairman of the Committee, was requested to state to G<>». Johnson the object e>r interview—this ••as done •>- ** < aim, sensible ami dispassion ate manner. Hu stated that we came there at the request of a number of the citizens of San Francisco, belonging to no party, but actuated solely by a desire to avoid the se rious calamity impending over the city and Stale. He stated in emphatic terms that the Committee, of which lie was chairman, had no connection with the Vigilance Com mittee, or its movements; declared he was not authorized to speak specially for the Committee, but felt authorised to assure the Governor no danger existed of any further action on the part of the Committee which would be calculated to bring them into col lision with the civil authorities, and gave special assurance that they would hereafter yield obedience to all writs of Habeas Cor pus which might be addressed to them and that they would desist in future from any exhibition of arms on the street, or in nub he places, and subjoining that resolutions to tlist effect have been adopted by the Com imttee, and which were in his possession — <,ol. ( rockctt further stated that he, and the gentlemen associated with him at pres ent as a committee, had that day visited the rooms ol the Committee of Vigilance for the purpose of urging on them the adoption of a plan ol paeiln-utioii and settlement of quite a comprehensive and satisfactory character but which they had not had time to consider i.nor to our leaving the city. He concluded by urging m the most earnest manner that tho Governor fcbould not precipitate the crisis, assuring him that if he would desist from so doing the Committee of Vigilance would, in a few days, voluntarily disband, and peace and order once more be restored to the community. When the Committee entered the room of Governor Johnson, there were present: His Excellency; General Douglas, Secretary of State; Judge Terry, of the Supreme Court; Major General Howard, of the Sacrameuto Division; Major General Sherman, of the San Francisco Division; Brigadier General McCorkle, of the Marysville Division; Mr. White, of the State Journal; Mr. Jones, of Palmer, Cook & Co.; Mr. Ilowe, Aid-de- Cump to the Governor; Col. Baker, of San Francisco; this last was present by invita tion of Col. Crockett and Gov. Johnson. After Col. Crockett had concluded his statement, the Governor replied that he would give his answer in writing. The Com mittee then retired, leaving the gentlcmcu above named with the Governor. [The following is the reply of Governor Johnson, made to the Committee after the conference. Like most of the documents he has issued lately, it amounts to nothing.— Ed. Ai.ta.J Benicia, Cai.., June 7th, 1850, Hoy. J. B. Crockett, and others, Committee from Citizens of Sun Francisco: Grnii.i'.men: —In reply to the verbal com munication made to me this evening, in re lation to the existing condition of affairs in the city of San Francisco, I have to sny that the hope you have expressed that the un happy difficulties of which you have made mention, may be terminated without blood shed, fully accords with my own desire; and I can as-are you that nothing shall be done upon my par), which will not imperatively be rendered necessary to secure a compliance with the Executive proclamation, issued by me on the 3d instant. By virtue of the Constitution of this State, it is made my duty to enforce the ex ecution of the laws. This duty 1 shall per torni; and it, unhappily, a collision occurs, and injury to life or property result, the re sponsibility must rest upon those who disre gard the authority of the State, Very respectfully, \ our obedient servant, (Signed) J. Nfely Johnson. Letter from Canon City. C.v\o\ City, Jump 8, 1856. Mi:s:U!h. Editors I herewith send you a few il' ine relating to our flourishing nnd thriving lit tle village, ami of the prospect of the mineral har vest in our vicinity this season. The mim ' 3 are P«y«ng well, with a fair prospect of continuing to do so lor years to come. Wo have a good supply of water for mining purposes, which we oltrain from the gentlemanly proprie tors of the different flumes and ditches in this vi cinity, for which we pay from $8 to $12 per week per sluice-head. Messrs. Ilogclan & r.ane took out of theirclaim in four days last week, 70 ounces of gold. Mc- Kenzie & Co. have been making for some time past from $50 to $100 per day. Mr. Miller and ma ny others in this vicinity are doing exceedingly well. M e recciv e Ih c Journal every Saturday through the energy and politeness of our townsman. S. W. ltaveley, who runs a reliable Express to your place. Everything combines to make this one of the most pleasant mining towns in Northern Cali fornia. The scenery is beautiful, the climate good, and alioti' all. n, make the place desirable, mnral <>!/ is at the highest pitch attainable in this dark -o :/ civilization. Wo are a sturdy and hard working community, striving to emulate the ex ample ol the early puritans. We sometimes hear of law, of Courts, and of Grand Juries, but fear them not— knowing that we live In t, 0uu|mu' nity where virtue is Innate, autj a fault is thought to be oil!' of the seven wonders of the age. In fawi? k T'V ive 'V perlt ‘ ct P« c «dise, where iii'. i., nut iiu'Jed nor officers wanted. Vours, &c. t Canon. For the Journal. Xines to Estelle Potter, I-aily, while gazing on thy face, A noble soul I read ; Marks ot deep sorrow there I trace, Hy hate, not thee, decreed. Genius is w ritten on thy brow A mind to war with Fate Can st thoji struggle on, bravely, as now. ur will happiness come too late ? Oh, bear the wrongs that others cast l pon thy path of life, As the noble tree yields to the blast, now Mom neath the tempest’s strife. Lady, the storm cannot always bend, A spirit as noble us thine, The clouds will burst, a ray descend, And light on tby pathway shine, Then spurn thy oppressors lady, with scorn, And proudly raise thy bead, Hum hast gently bowed beneath the storm, •Now firm and proudly tread. Lady, I dare not breathe thy name, Save to myself, alone ; Unknown, 1 worshiped at the Fane \\ here truth and genius shone. Weavku, June 12, 1856. S. l. An Indian boy in the employ of C. P. Rice, Esn. was drowned on Monday last in - the mill-pond of * r ' i caw mil] £ aet u',. S vcr erect