--Pony Express dates from San Francisco
are to the 16th ult., and furnish the following items:
Measures are in progress for holding a Union meeting in San Francisco
the present week.
Terence B. McManus
, one of the Irish exiles who escaped from Australia
in 1857, died at St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco
, yesterday, aged 50 years. He occupied a prominent position among the Irish population here.
Some of our business men are experiencing serious troubles from the disturbed state of the Union
, having purchased government drafts for remittances East, which came.
A lady passenger who, some months ago, broke her arm while getting on a California bound steamer at Panama
, has just obtained $7,000 verdict against Mr. Vanderbilt
from a San Francisco
The Legislature has as yet done nothing, still waiting for the Assembly to elect a Speaker.
, the Douglas candidate, withdrew to-day, which, it is believed, will lead to the election of a Speaker in a day or two, when the Governor
's message will be sent in.
Pony Express dates from Fort Kearney to the 31st December were received two days ago.
E. R. Burnell
, Douglas Democrat, was elected Speaker of the Assembly to-day.
Thirty prisoners attempted to escape from the State
Three were killed, thirteen wounded, and the balance arrested, except one.
The guard was slightly wounded.