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Indian Hostilities in California. --The San Francisco papers of the 24th ult. contain the following additional news: Accounts of Indian disturbances in Humboldt and other northern counties are again becoming frequent, and there seems to be an organized effort making to kill off all the troublesome savages. The Humboldt Times of the 20th says that on Sunday, April 14, Lieutenant Collins, with twenty-two men, attacked a ranche of Indians, and in a brief but brisk fight killed twenty and wounded three others. The next morning an attack was made by Lieut.. Collins on a large village, when five Indians were killed and three badly wounded. The number of warriors in this ranche was estimated at near one hundred and fifty, but they field after the first charge, leaving the troops in possession. As an evidence of further hostile movements the Humboldt Times states that thirty volunteers, for which Gen. Johnson made a requisition on Gov. Downey, to be enrolled for a t
"The Junaluske Zouaves." --Col. W. H. Thomas, Senator from Jackson, has at the service of the State one of the most remarkable bodies of men in the country. It is a company of two hundred Cherokee Indians organized for battle, and styled the "Junaluske Zouaves." It appears that Col.Thomas, who is the business agent of the Cherokees, lately called a council of the Indians, and explained to them the condition of the country. The chiefs discussed the matter, and said, after consultation, that, although they did not understand the national difficulty, they did know North Carolina, and would stand by her. They were ready for any position in her defence. This is most remarkable. Out of a nation of some 1,500, they muster two hundred warriors for the defence of North Carolina. The Cherokees are expert riflemen. They know nothing of military tactics, but show them their work, and then they have only to be told, when to cease fighting. They fight in their own way, and every man for