California Pony Express.
Fort Kearney,Feb. 12.--The following is additional news per the Pony Express, which arrived here at half-past 6 o'clock this evening:
,Jan. 26.--The firm of Messrs. Abernethey
& Co., extensive lumber dealers, of this city, have failed for a large amount.
They have been engaged for many years in the business, and received their supplies principally from Oregon
All the candidates for U. S. Senator
are invited to address a meeting of the Legislature and the public at San Francisco
this evening, on the state of the Union
It is believed that some of them will respond to the invitation.
An effort is making among the Douglas members of the Legislature to hold a caucus on Tuesday or Thursday of next week to nominate a Senatorial candidate.
An incendiary fire occurred at Sacramento
on the 24th, destroying a large boarding- house, known as the ‘"Palace."’ The inmates barely escaped with their lives.
Loss about $150,000.
Two tons of average copper ore, from Calaveras county
, have been assayed in this city, proving to contain gold
and copper at $112 per ton, the proportion of gold
being about $14 to the ton.