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 VoL 7'.  ��������� f  ffiftgfo^fe- ^Ijliam Creek, B.C., Wednesday, July 14, 1869.  No. 21  FUBUSUED y:;y    -.Vy'   fey ���������-���������  EBy. WEDNESDAY M.fATU^  nr  S _ A o irR THO L I* O >-W ACY;  s-     ,* Grocery Store).  Ag^itel^S^ ������������������^Cariboo Sentinel.'1   A  ^e\f Westminster, >��������� ;y*- y--  J Victoria, y ..-/������������������������������������ '-.-, ���������  do '-, <io  -   y Clarfcson & Co  -A. Lvne.  CUTSORTS OF NEWS.-  ^ ; /  [FROM ASSORTS OF SOCRCES^ANl) P*LAC������&1 *  k A Belgian chemist has :��������� invented a machine  Tor the manufacture of spurious cbampagiiej  aad ninety-three houses-have;,apady;suo;  gcilW for the use of the patent, y- My i  lit. George Peabody, the j celebrated  American banker,yfcar Ioft> Lohdou jR)r tho  United States, where he;ao*w.h^^  permanently.   ;. V;/:.::^SSI|^^-^    ������  Great Britain jinporta, tmorft J.wheat'J from  Russia than from the United;Stitisl -Durihg  February last the imppHations.fioin Jlujssiaii,  .ports amounted to ������UBfi0jpr tZfi** 5,������?6,  '  -At the co-operative CbnCT$^;;ml::En������cliiXd  tt-yt  m^.,d^g^MmmMrmM^y0^  average cosFot* alittle more than-o pertent.  - W. H. Kelly; a Big fiver merchant, ^fn<"%  ���������cino, has a cow. thathas given birth to an^clk  iatf. "He obtained the cow from a huntcrJo  tliai vicinity. Several persons have seen? the  fanny stranger, and report it dkish in manner.  but catfish, in taste. -  A special postage ages-i on the Ceniral  Pacific railway lately commenced a lucrative  .vegetable and . fruit traffic between Sucra-  taento and Promontory. The trade increased  asd be forwarded 12 bags. Tbis rapid accumulation of mail matter excited suspicion.  and upon investigation it was discovered that  said "bags were filled with cabbages, potatoes,  anions and cherries.  The Charleston Courier sarcastically says  that South Carolina is rapidly becoming civ-  tad. The first divorce ever allowed by tbe  courts of that State was a few weeks ago  granted by Judge Orr. It must be gratifying,  says the Courier, to our down-ICast friends (o  witness this giant stride in the race of civilization. It ia reconstruction in its most practical sense.  The Bulletin thinks that had we a Chinaman  for Mayor of. this city there would not be  special occasion for regret, in view of the  present condition of our municipal, affair?;  We are inclined to think that if ihul'jiapor  jiad a Chinaman for editor it would bo vosily  improved, aud there would be special occasion for rejoicing; a decent regard for the  proprieties might then sometimes be observed  to Us columns.���������[San Francisco Examiner.  The Republican party in Spain have had  tbeir cause greatly injured by (he blasphemy  and irreligion of their leaders. I)r, Suuer, IV  example, expressed his desire in parliament  Satin T,Tu:u uo n������   religion-af all  in  dSi, It nTed thG 6xiatcace ������t God, the  Joet me of the Trinity.   Ho was stopped in  W J?t v������himblan ������*"** of (ho date  ���������^rttwod in Toronto on  the 28tb,  jusUwenty 'dayaon their journey. They pre-  viOfisl y toojt ab on fc two mo n ths to make the  ybyage ;by way of-the Isthmus. Tbe change  te:'a^bui^1b|ie/to;tbd completion of the Pacific  rail^yi JBy;-'aJip^tlarCoincidence, the Van-  :wwti&iw tho Red-River  Nor'  \\reiter, hotS;.plated May 8, "arrived in Tor-  obtqjpnthe same day. When the roads are  liuilt iu the"Territory our lied River contemporary will gain. *30me dayg^on his, brethren  of. the Pacific.coast. -.- -I ..,.������������������  ���������;;'; George ��������� ���������Francis} ^Trai a :having aM  h.is - in ton tio n to Visit Stoqkt<Jp, Caii fornia, the  S took ton Gazette -��������� co mm ents - ��������� the reo n as fo 1-  lows : " Stockton has escaped the small-pox  sco urge; the p lague and cfestru c ti on by earth;  quake, but is ;soon to be afflicted*with what  is [[ worse than aH���������George %ancis Train-  This living, breathing specimen of a success?  tit\ "yhftmhug���������".' has ^annouricedv his intention of  p ay i ng th is ci ty a, vM t: a t an earl y <1 ay.' He  comen, ostensibly to recruit ;fan army for  British Columbia, .but really to make a raid  on the pockets of. the ��������� people//*.y . yy  :-[ 0tie.of:;thc most;remarkablc recent inventions is the; telephone; It is a German' invents on {and was rec en tly cxh'i b j ted by/ D r. Yan  jder Weyde lat the/Polytechnic Association, of  ibie American Insti tu te. It is an instrume n t  wbich';transiuits directly--the. pitch :of av sound  by means of (a telegraphic wire, so that- when  -7^-  ���������IISJTELS, RESTAURANTS, &c.  Miners' Boarding House.  BOARD>,/;$12 per "Week,   Single Meals, SI.  HOTELS, RESTAURANTS, &c.  I  ���������M*-%-**-   J.JTTJTW.  ������������..������ fvjr^iK A  MEALS SERVEDTJtOM HALP'PAST FIVE 6<CIfiCK  In the morning till NINE in tho evening; at Mrs  J. PARKER'S BOARDING HOUSE, opnositc the Sen-  w-veloffice. "     my26 lm  HOTEL DE PBANGE,  BARKEaVILLB  ^mu.������^|V.  .*..'.! ^4^-^^'  ^byr^j^my^mmdl-*ir \'.'*^*������'** *"*  V^ '  RICHFIELD.  (iqd save the @ieen, It wili^be heard and dis-  MISS^j^ICEMAX begs; tb announce to-the Miners  of SicliQeld knd the puhlic i'it. general,'tliat she  bag opened tho aboye Restaurant .forf the summor:  HiVying made extcnsjyc additions to the; Restaurant;  depnrttrieht; and: secured tUoserviccsl of a first-class  Ctookj MisgH. Hatters herself that .she will]b'e able to  gi ve her - "patrons every s? tisfaction, and,.-hopes j hy  strict attention'to business,- to merit a share of public  patronage!. ,.��������� ���������. , .. ,..>.. -      .. ^  . _;,-, .���������   '  ' ��������� :"  Boar^, Ar .IWeek, $12.   Single^ Meals,;$ 1.  43|i*TheIbe3t Liquors and Cigars always to be, had  atttid-Barj- . .- > ,.'"-.   ; my22 2ux  Stout's -; ������ulcli ^ Hotel;;  THE 'MINERS; 'ON ' STOOTS * GULCH AND> THE  fepnl)lli|'generally are hereby requested to' take  nqlleo: thai tbe above Hotel, si tuate?on the left- side  of the gul<|b, between the .Tall' \Tale fand the Coombs  Companies1 shafts, -,*/,'" ������������������  -IS    NO W    O P"E N-,' v,;'-';  and the pfoprietor assures all who iriayfavor him witn  their.patrpnage���������Ihai-.no eflort wUl;be'spared to'^ive  satisfactioii. ���������     '   ������������������  t ��������� ���������'' "M. ���������' -      -   ���������-������������������    ' " ~  Board, "112 per Week. ��������� Single,;Meals, $1;  JKar Onjly tlie best of Liquors and Cigars; will be  kepi at tlie Bar.   .-���������������������������_,-      "*.-'./.*  -.-.'  ���������iyM-Myir&M 4^l^EDERIOKV^OSEjiprbprietor. ;.  ,feStoutAG|lGh, >Iay 18^169. ;y. y ������������������;.      |f;iny*i9:2m ?���������  THIS ESTABLISHMENT HAVING BEEN BEFIT-  ted in the most comfortable manner, with good  beds, the travelling public may roly upon being well  accommodated,  '���������The best* Wines, Liquors and Cigars to be had at  theJBar.: ,.' * ���������  December 5,1868. y  N ;E W   E N Q L AND  THE iPROPRIETOR 6f the'abbve'establishment would  .respectfully inform-hfa friends and'.the-public in  general that he is now prepared to furnisii. them witli  Breed,of'his o wn.. baking, having secured 'tho assistance of a- competent Baker, which, enables -blm  'defy competition^ .-..���������.'  > He;iias also a COFFEE SALOON atlacbe.d to ;tho  above^wlierenone but tho best Cotfee, Pies and Calces  >wilVbe,"s'erved; --%:r.\::  N.B.���������BREAD  DELIVERED to all-parts   or  the  'Creek.M'A .    "���������       my22 lm'  OGGIDENTAl, g^OTEL,  A//// .'        QUES*NELMO*UTI^J^ . ;;": .  ^PHE proprietors of this well known House tender  sdL',"���������:���������'.tlieir sincere tlmcks lo their friends and the travelling public generally, for their pan.liberal patron-  |.age,^nd^beg to inform them that in orderto insure a  continuance of tlie same,.Board and Lodging has beea  reduced to $3 50 perDay, Siagle Meals, $1 00.  . ::All the luxuries that the country-aftbrds are con*  stantly kepi on the., table. . Private Parlors and Suits  of Rooms'for Families. The Bar' is stocked with tho  best brands of Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  ThejStablc is well supplied with tbe best Timothy,  J. S. THOMPSON,  ' 4 ccotT>rrANT,-: u i n i;n g ��������� and commission  .Bl   Atjent; Barkerville^ ;fe-.fe -fe  Mining Conipanies}, Books kept and adjusted.  Mayl,136i)...v:' ' A^AA   '  B. EDWARDS  HAS on haud, a nd for sale, at his SLoTe in Barker ���������'  ville,  Groceries,  Provisions and Liquors, of  thechojc?si description, which he will sell at low  prices for Cash.   Also Gum Boots, and other articles  required by miners.    -    :.  BarkerHilejMaylS, 1S69, .  Carpenters and Btiilders,  BARKERVILLE,  /CONTRACTS UNDERTAKEN, and ALL KINDS OF  \j. Job Workdono with punctuality and dispatch,  at reasonable rates. A goods lock of seasoned lumber  always on hand.   : .      -.'',. y ���������-.'������������������-������������������������������������ -..���������      ���������������������������  G.  STR0USS,  WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL   DKiLER  G-rdceries, Provisions,  HARD W A R. E ,    DRY    GOODS  CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, ETC.,  BARKERVILLE.  /���������iA������-    NOTICE.  THE  UNDERSIGNED   BEGS    TO   INFORM   HIS  friends and the public, that ho has fitted up somo  COMFORTABLE    BED- ROOMS  In hio new building, where he is prepared to giro  good Beds at a reasonable price. Those who will  favor him with their patronage, may depend on the  cleanness and comfort of his house.  He takes also this opportunity io remiud the Cari-  booites that his Brewery has received tho FIRST  PRIZE of the Colony for his celebrated  XXX   ALE?  And the true amateurs will bo able to judge by them  selves that such honorablo prize has  been justly  awarded to him.  N. B.��������� A large front room to lat,  Barkerville, Jan. 23,1869. X. CTJNI03  v.*.** ���������. r -��������� w-���������,,.-.������������, ^.^ ���������v������.- ��������� ^.... ��������� < u Vt ^ ,-B ,-..-,-,--. - ,,-,....., ���������., ,,t ���������,,���������.. ... ���������.....,, Oats^Hay and Grain,' . BROWN fc^GILLIS.  tl^^etb^otoftcr ena^' So' far thi.f��������� '' -^^tISINESS."CARD������,^;, \    _��������� ^ I .^^elmoa^^twry-v 186?, v... ,:;; ^        _  cii n omi fa yen Uq a -^.has;. no i hee njpn t to; any    ' ""-       ~~" "^  praclical usej bnty/whq can say that it does  abt;-cbn^ method!1 ot  working.the telegraph ?     v ���������.  ;,-. A -y..y. . A-.  Em tg ran is are sometimes brutally: treated  while on 'board; -ships crossing tho Atlantic,  ja m es G1 y n n. 1 h e car p en ter c f lb e Sip James  Foster, jr., was tried iu New York on the 11th  ult. for the mttrder of John Stokes,.: an v emigrant passenger. From the evidence it appeared that the passengers were beaten with  hammers.and belaying pins, and were kicked  and Cuffed,1 and nearly starved. Many died  during the voyage, many after reaching New  York, and nearly all the survivors were  b ro k en do wn and physically. ru i ned. One  wi In ess saw G1 y nn p ul 1 ��������� Sto k'cs by the hair 6 f  his head put of the water closet*��������� of the vessel,  tear him along the deck, strike him on the  head with a belaying pin until the blood ran  down his face and over his clothes, and hurl  him do w b b ack ward s o n ��������� the an ch o r-cha in.  The first mate stood above him in the rigging,  and looked down on the scene. Eo urged  Glynn on, and said what was equivalent to  "-That's right; beat the dog again !7, Glynn  then pulled him up from the chains and forced  him to go to work in the condition he  was in. At another time this same Glynn  slrnck this same man on the back of the head  wil h a heavy car pen tor's hammer, knocking  him to the deck ; the blood gushed from his  nose and ears. The Captain looked on, and  said, "Rip the dog open!" From suffering  and ill-treatment fever broke out, and this  galiant captain and his brother, the first  mate died of the malady. When witness was  asked what did the boatswain and carpenter  do, meaning what work, he replied, "Why,  Limy went around the deck, knocking down  every ono they met." In reply to a question  as to what time of the day, how long after  diuner it was that Glynn struck Stokes with  the hammer, he said, " Share, and how can I  tell, whin we didivt have dinner for three  days.j; When asked what was the cause of  Stokes being knocked down, he sa?d it was a  blow from the hammer.- -[New York Sun.  Lightning Ckeek.  INERS AND TRADERS will And it to their advantage to purchase at this Store, where there is  A Lakob Assortment ov Goods,  Of the very best description ou baud, and the Stock  constantly replenished by new arrivals.   Tho propria.  tors will sell Goods i  As Cheap  as  any is Cakihoo.  Orders promptly tilled, and forwarded with, dispatch.  1 BEEDY & L1NDHARD,  Van Winkle, May 12, 1869. Proprietors.  A.  McFherson,  ��������� AKD ���������  JEWELLER,  BABKBRYILLE.  BarTcPrrill^Msyl, I3<*9.  and choose the best berries, consequently tho public  may bo sure ofits being free from adulteration.  PATTERSON & GOODSON.  Barkerville, May 18,1869. ������y!9  Photographic Gallery.  Begs  to  announce  tbn  ho  has   reopened*Ma  n Barkerville, where he is prepared to execute all  vork in bis line, in tho highest style of tho art.  ";-������*- '���������- *������*-r*.fl   AmhrntA-nes. Milanotypcs, por-  T������"W{  ncriorstyier PRICES MODERATE.  November 26  1868.  REMOVAL.  will bo carried on as usual,  Barkerville, June 18,1?OP.  AAy/0^ j  Restaurant and Bakery.  THE Proprietors of this old and well-known estate  lisiimeut would respectfully thank their numerous friends and the public for the extensive patronage  heretofore bestowed on them, and trust that by their  tLSaal strict attention to business tbey' will merit a  continuance of their confidence aud support.  Meals, $1.   Board,  $16  per Week.  BREAD MADE  OF  THE BEST  FLOUR  We recommend to the .public, our  GROUND    COFFEE,  which is a-much superior article than any which can  bo had from below.   Wq Roast and Grind it ourselves  ������������������' ?������  I-  ,U43 ;.. J?-:  THE CARIBOO SENTINEL  WEDNESDAY^ JULY 14,1869.  THE CARIBOO SENTINEL y      y -  Is published every Wednesday; and Saturday.   All  advertisements Intended for insertion, ninst be; delivered at latest at Six o'clock, P. M., the day before  publication.  TO ADVERTISERS.     y A fe  All' advertisements (not inserted for any definite  period)   will be continued  until ordered out,  and  charged for accordingly.   ';.;:.,������;  ���������'" y-A-yfA ���������������������������iy-y  TO CORRESPONDENTS.'; Ayr'y  All communications ratist be'accompanied by tha  real name and address of the writer ; not necessarily  with a yiew of publishing the saine, but as security  or its good faith. .���������-������ .*.���������'���������'    ..A- yy "' \  PUBLIC SCHOOLS.  v Our acting governor would appearVto be  an act ive go vernor.   An ordinance relating  the governor that the amount to be contributed by the local board for the payment of  teacher and ail other expenses has been collected or reasonably secured.   In the petition  asking: for the establishment of a school dis- ������������������  trict it must be set forth that the number of  children between the ages of 5 and 18 years  who twill ��������� be able to attend the proposed  school, and>lso the number of children below  the age of 5 years, together with the number  and names of the residents in the district  above the age of 2Lyears>ahd the amount to I  be contributed by them;towards the support  of a school-teacher and school-house.   The  governor may refuse to create any schoel district where the number of children likely to  attend school does hot exceed twelve in number, or where the .'��������� amount "��������� likely t������A be collected shall not exceed $300 per 'annum for  the school teacher.   Such are the main prb-  VVANTED,  ; A <3rold Mining Claim,  ,[y-i y     y Pay ing mo re than; wages.  ; APPl7. at the office of this paper, or: to  jiilOlm  ROBERTEOLLOWA Y ��������� Carpenter,  ',: . '     Richfield.  D RA  AT I C   A 8 S O CIA Ti O N  BRITISli  C^P������-^d by ^ barter  UNDER   THE   PATRONAGE   OF   THE  WILLIAM GREEK FIRE BRIGADE.  CAPITAL,  1862],  The Com mltteo appol nted by the -Ama teur Drama ti c  Association to make arrangements for an entertain-  ,,;       .-������������������'<���������:��������� ;   ment ���������'���������"...������������������������������������'������������������  IN AH) OF THE BUI1DIIG f 0ND,  hereby announce that a Rail will bo given  0 ,,     ...; ;:^   hw hqiioqi WBcm.-:aacDare;tnemain;pro- hereby announce that a Ball will bo given  to schoola was passed;, by  the, legislative {visions of ^e law as respects >��������������������� 'if '��������� m-"; -*t '-���������'"/ " ^   /    ^'+  Coanciliast winter, and became law on the inWt/bf aschoorih this or any dfa Un * Tlttay A$ye*g, My 10,  OREGON,       I       . -r   p^^NClSCb  NEW,YohKr. ^MessrstS^W  Agents for the Bank of Monlea,G������^  13th March.   It repealed the common school  act of Vancouver Island,/andWas in tended  to establish a uniform system ;of education  throughout the colony. But it was especially  intended to give facilities for establishing  schools in those parts of 'the colony where  . there. is a small number iiof chlldren^yand  ; where public schools are^ most necessary$''������������������  cause of the total absence;of \any other kini  of schools. Nothing, however^seems to ''hfcye.  been done towards putting the ordinance into  operation until a week 'ago, w&eri the acting  governor announced in the^ Go^rhment Gar  zette that several places in which there were  schools, and in others where they were asked  for, were to-become school toiiricts u-nder the  new ordinance.; Among: theA places named  are Clinton, Lytton, Langley/ Burrard Inlet  and Cedar Hill.   In none of ;���������;these places is  there a greater number ^of children than isi to  be found in Barkerville^and ^chfieldyand  none of those places contribute half as much  to the public revenue as: -we do herei;  It may  seem strange that Barkerville a^ ]fe  :,���������_.'���������; have been overlooked; fc������ ^eiactin^ pernor.  It ia hot, however, &at^mcerJa:f^  such oversight appearsjftoint the list of places  declared to be school dfistncts^JIt is the fauii  of the people of BaVkerv^  themselves.   Had they peMonei for the establishment of a school here they might have  had tbeir prayer granted. The new ordinance  does not propose to create a school district  except after the people have petitioned for  the same.   Now, there is just as much reason  for establishing a school in; this: district as  there is any of'the places above-named, and  ifythe parents of children here wish to take  advantage of the new law they ought to forward a petition to the acting governor, who  will no doubt be glad of the opportunity to  distinguish his administration by doing a good  action for Cariboo.   The provisions of the  new ordinance are liberal, but not so much  so as when the bill was first introduced into  the Council.   The senior member for Victoria  succeeded in mangling the provisions of the  ; bill so that greater difficulty in its operation  would tend to prevent the establishment of  schools in^the districts wherenone existed,  ,....- and probably, witha- view to concentrate" as1  much as possible all. the educational facilities.     ^ w  ~^���������_  within.tbelim.snf Victoria.   The law P-fof^^  en-  is  colony. ".' It 'will be/seen that there will be no  difficul ty in complying wi th th eih.������. There are  considerab ly m ore th an twelve ch ildren b0re  of the ages mentioned, and we think that .it  wouldibe ''''a0'i'(^^Amiitei to comply wUh^he  pecuniary condition, especially as the local  board v^li l^ye;j������ower tio levy a tax upon  every male resident above the age of 21 years.  There are about 25 or 30 children in Bar^  yiUej Richfield and Vicinity, and a considerable number are :at schoolin other, parts of  the y cblpnyiy whose I parents   reside 'here^  Barents complain,- and j ustly tod, of the great  expense tbey are put to in sending their chtl-  ton to school in other parts of the colony,  ahd^buld,gladly bring them here if a school  were established.   Others again would.���������bring-'  their families here if there were a school esr  tablished.    Now, why should not these  persons immediately, set; so. work anil: petition  the  governor > fbriijfoe  establishment  of a  school ? jTliey are justly entitled to the same  privileges as parents in those places now declared to fee school districts under the new  law.   Ten thousand dollars werey:voted ��������� by  the Council for school purposes for the year.  Perhaps the -schools already in existence will  i reqjiire all opi this, btit if nothing' ��������� could, in  ������' ��������������������������� f ��������� - 5^^^**. I consequence 'be doner Xoi establi&Si; a sbhool  officer^'fanlt_ that j f|^ ;;tliafc siim ��������� this year> the petition would  at least be taken into. cohsideratioh ��������� iipbri the  vote fbr next gear's sch ool item; ���������     ^-:V':.'  /. TELEG:RAPHIC NEWS. .  Surveyor-General Babcoekt of Kansas, says  that more than 30 persons had been killed by  Indians at the time of the late outbreak from  different surveying parties in the field. .  Another civil war has been commenced in  Japan.  The laying of the Prench-American telegraphic cable by the Great Eastern; is going  on well.  Heavy rains have done great damage in  Canada and the United States. A tornado  visited Philadelphia. Twenty-five persons  are reported to have been drowned in Kansas,  It is stated that it will,cost the English government ������012,000,000 to purchase the telegraph lines as contemplated.  Hon. John Young has left Montreal for  England to organize a Canadian and European  telegraph company.  A New York despatch says that a secret  society ha3 been formed to carry the United  States into Imperialism. A Consul is to be  at the head of government for life, and as  soon as public sentiment is.ripo-far-the change'  the'CdnsuTis to be made an Emperor. ������������������'  at the Theatre Royal, to commence at 0 o'clock*  Tickets, $5 each'; may be obtained of the CoxrimIt-  tee, Messrs. Geo. Grant. J; Bowron. J.Z. Hough and  F. Perret, :'A julO td y  ���������������  mygSfey   aAt j)i3Nouvi6n & kurtz.  HALF-WAT   KfrPSE.  THIS HOUSE, NEARTO  '������������������ Stout Gulch/, v..-���������,-. -.y.-y    ' MAy    'ir-,  IS   NOW   OPE N������  And the finest qualities of Liquors, Wines and Cigars  may bo had st the Bar.   Try them.  .       A', y, ���������-. F; PAG.DBN, Proprietor.    .  Half-Way House, July 6, 1669. :,,_;,    ,fu 7 lm    |  New Grrocery anal Liquor  Store.  A. PENDOLA anhoniices that be ��������� has removed to  ��������� the New Store next bat one to tlie BiinkVof  British Columbia, and has increased his stock of Groceries and Provisions, which he will sell at bis usual  reasonable prices. Jle has also opened a bar, where  ho keeps the '..''  CHOICEST LigiJOBS, WINESJ&r CIGARS^  and invites his friends and the public to test their  .quality. ������������������=". ;fe - .-, '������������������;������������������!  '.'.������������������ -������������������_..:' ���������.-'"'.- \y .: - .,:���������;���������"���������"'   J������31m:-'::  ON OANADA-Tbe BTnk 0f M   f'���������  OK SCOTLAND^Tbe Brilh T^ali  ON ENGLA^XThe Bank ofBritisb^wi  ::: bia~������Head Office^-Eaet S^Da'{  Leadenhali street. ^fiue������  CpDisTAilfB^  K^lvea on Deposit, or A^S���������I)  "��������� '[���������/A TELEGRAPHIC TRXnsFERq ���������  Every descrlptfoa of Banking, Busiaees transacted  ^iiia^Crc^#ib^  ILLIAM    RENNIE.  ���������BOOTMAKER, '   ���������  OFFERS FOB SALE THE BEST ASSORTMENT OF  "BOOTS, to be found onWHliara Creek, y  ; fe     BO(W^ MABE TO ORDER,  VTarraated not to:bo surpassed by any made od li  FaciSc coast. .AiAi  A GDM BOOre CONSTANTLY 0>C:H^ND.:-:.���������;���������.���������';  'yRBPAIRING-doniin^^^^^^^ best rQanner.at ehonesi  tioi\&AA\A;Ai''A-:rA-r: i  Sheet &ii& Cast Iron Stoves  Tffl PIAf E & SHEET IBOW.  . A LL JOBBING "WOBK IN TIV, COPPER, Sheet  ix Iron, Zinc and Lead Piping, attended to with  promptness, and warranted to- give entire satis  faction.  Hardware, Iron & Steel.  E. PEARSON & BROS.,  Barkerville.  .   . HARNESS FOR SALE.  In connection with the above, be begs to notify his  friends and the pablic/lhat'hcWon hand a chnice  assortment,of OROOERiES:;and DRY, GOODS, add  nopes, by keeping a well selected stock ba .fcand.to  merit ������ share of public patronage,'  v y ,  ^OPPOSITE,BANK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA-=&  Barknrvino, May 5, 1869. ''  a'rk'et.  DRUG- STORE.  vide* that the school teacher^ ^ fi Wtf A*rLTO^  government shalUot exceed $500. and ^  government stall not exceed $500, and fixes  the tun.on fee at not more than $2 ^er monto  board, who  have snch  powers  confided te  them as to enable them to dispense ���������������������������  mtb the tmbon fee by levying atax ���������p0n ^  resfdea householders and male residents of  the d,stact, said tax net to exceed $2 per  head per annum.   By this provision a free  school can be established if the  local board  so wish, and If the amount so levied shall be  sufficient, together.with the  S500  for  the  teacher, to pay all expenses.   Upon the recent of an application from the Inhabitants  of any district, the governor in council mav  appropnate out of the public school fund i  sum to aid in defraying the expense of erecting a school house, or of renting a building  for the purpose of a school.   This, however  is conditional upon the local board satisfying  _i ���������_,^  wu������iut;a oonee,  and 13  nowkept and sold by all respectable dealers  NOT|-~ ���������-  THE   HUDSONS   BAY  CO.   AHE  PREPARED  TO  receive at par value,  at their Store in Barkerville, in exchange for Merchandise, GOLD BARS issued from the Government Assay Ofllco.  JOHN M. WARKS  Agent.  Barkerville, July 12,1869. juM lm  J AS. P. TAYLOR desires to state that he still keeps  onbisbusiaesg at the old stand, where, he has  Patent Medicines of all kinds on hand. Also FRKSH  GARDEN SEEDS. Prescriptions carefully compound-  sd at reasonable rates. Next door to Cunio's Brewery. '������������������ ���������  Barkerville, May 5, 1869.   . lm  STOVES 1    STOVES!  ADAMS & PEA BOY;  BARKERVILLE,  Have on hand a choice selection of  CAST IRON COOKING STOVES  y BEAK a  Desires to inform the inhabitants of Barkerville, Richfield and vicinity that be ha  opened a shop in Knott's new buildiii?,  where ho will soil bntcherV meat of the  choicest description, at  From 10 to 15 cts. peril)".,  and he troBts to receive a share of business  and to  "LivjE am m mi*  Bftrkerriile, Jane 23,1869. '      JfJOlm  Tm   PLATE   AND~S*HEET   TRnw  faction. oaucni"!'lto.ana wurrauiort to give aatls.  i���������  nnfi  GENERAL    DEALPRQ  AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS  BARKERVILLE  Have now on hand a Urgo isortment  UOSS, TOBACGO,  Perfect  Cure.  A T THOS. FLETCHER'S SECOND-HAND STORE  _cL and Gone ral Repairing Shopv.vill be found a  Lathe capable of Turning and fitting up Car Axles  and Wheels, Hydraulic Nozzles, Hose Couplings, &c,  and all repairs of metal work done with neatness.  To be found also, Cooking Stoves, Sheet Iron Stoves,  Pumps, Hose, Nails, Picks, Shovels, and almost everything requisite for Miners' use at low prices.   UPPER BARKERVILLE. m!5  Selling off at Cost!  BEGS LEAVE tc inform the Ladies and GenllemcD  of Barkerville and vicinity that he has spared no  pains in fitting up a  BATHING    ROOM  . tor. fji <M r. .acco.mimo-dat ion,^ next-, door, to ~ XA VLQ?.'?.  Drug Store, and hopes to.xneritash&reof thfilr pawn*  He is also prepared to fill Teeth with Gold, Silver'or  Tin Foil, set in Teeth on pivots, repair Plate ana extract Teeth.'   Having considerable experience in \m  line, Mr Lewis feols assured of giving satisfaction.  jel6 1m ___  Newspapers & Periodicals  IF YOU WANT CHEAP READING, get OLtlTE &  CLARKSON, News dealers, New Westminster, ������  supply you with Papors and Magazines,  Tlieir prices are over 50 PER GENT. LOWEK  _    .. prices      than Express prices. . .  Papers from any part cf the world can bo m  through them. , -        m or  j6������-For particulars of prices, s^d^.iS;  apply to JOHN BOWRON, Postmaster, JarkcTviHP-  jol61m CMJTEJ- nr.ARKbU^i-  -AND���������  General Merchandize  Barker^He, July I3| 1869. ^^UiZe.  jull lm  ^"'"3^^ HIS   ENTIRE  0<>odS> Boot    H ������wk of Clothing,   Furnishing  Stationery, &'c , at COST! > Tobacco������ itches, Pipes,  olSarIo];n'ljUl^ U,T y���������tMWB before purchasing  I Jc22lja  mj26 At mmuviox������xv]^  "ASSAY   OFFICE.  THIS Ofilco will bo ready for business on or a  1    Monday next, July 5th, in Kane's new hmiaJBSi  CHARGES:  ecu4.  Barkerville.  t'KAKUtta :  For Assays of Gold Bullion K (one-half) of J per  Deposits under $800 will bo charged **���������  Assays of Mineral Ores, $10 f>cn*. f *u,m.  W.  HITCHCOCK, Chief >W ff  Barkerville, Juno 30, 1809. ^ w  m& *te*Yl862j(  $2,500,00^  inches: /  'atreali ���������" .":-:-  LiaeaCot"|  etanC  ^. South-  FERS-   ;;'  Portland, 8^  ss transacted,  ���������% Agent..  liiijj  made on H'<  hot. '-/iy  r, at ehortwl  J to notify bis  lasfj a choice  f.GOODS.aBa  on hand, to  lumbia%  let;  of Barkw-  at he baa  building,  eat of tie  ierll>.,  f business  j>23 lm  I Gcnllemen  is spared no  M  heir patron-  Id, Silver or  tie and ���������������  ncc in that  ifaction. -  iicals  t CI.UTE &  mtnstcr, lo  LOWER  an bo I"1  a list, of  kcrvillp.  .RKSON.  "intHW-D^W"^; ������������������:';':  VIIAUX CREEK, >..;  -������'    T.,.n po. cleaned up 27pz. last  p,eek-three ������������ S^od .the Dowdic  fc-'VSS continues oa the'Flume co.>  Icieamng up .co th(j SBmeresu]t a*  liil  3.  or about  bulldlngi  per cent.  $4.  JlcJt^r.  eSOlffl  S^M wHh abo������t the same result aj  ground, (inajy" last���������150 oz.   Good  H % ozfor four days' cleaning up were  H *, C(Jeelt. Water having become  HliS work has been resumed ou  WS-Pete co.'s ground. For three  fei'rantheComfeh co. got 81 oz. The  Kay ������������������,i Track cos. coot nue at work, and  fco3SKSri������������ commenced ground:  i4fe. ���������!��������� nn the right of the flume. The  hScos a eaaidetobe doing well. The  UmSncbco co. made about $10 a^ay to  Clrtnd fortheweek. The Black Jack co.  teruSan incline above the canyon, and  Leftlaff a little coarse gold.        . ;  ;  fB ow tho caoyon^the DiHer co. are runr  k, over old ground, and have.. washed ^p  l]������oz. from four'sete of timbers.   The  Fostor-Catapboi! co. washed up 8 roz. for tho  fSt less  three  shifts    The   Barker-co.  Vasbed up 611 oi, but did not work all the  I week Tbe Canadian co. are rocking .in the  Kings. For four days' work the Baldbead  & washed up 18 oz. They have slaked off  "some hill ground, having found tbe .bedrock  \Ditchino- in that direction. The Caledonia  |co. washed up 50 oz. Two; or three other  Uompaaies are working, but taking out very  little gold. '-.-:"M  M1XKCCLCS.. ; 'Ay1: [  Tbe Perseverance co. say the appearance  ���������of the diggings improves and they are getting  a little gold.  STOUT GULCH. ���������:.���������'./..,; /' y  Here the yield has been light, as compared  with that of the few preceding weeks. The  TaflVale co, washed up 100 ox.; the Goornbs  co.r51oz.; and the Floyd co. 411 oz. The  olhw companies.are- taking out Small quantities of "gold.  '���������" : COXKUX. GOLCIJ.',.' fe'  The strike in the Lone Star 00,-% '��������� grou rid  . has not been fo 11 o wed n p r; iniconsequ en ce "of  a cave at the face.. The prospect was"pb-  tained on slide rock, and the channel had not  boen reached.*" ������������������������������������.,.": $A -'. .-'���������  The, Renfrew, Indian Queen, Eclipse and  McDowell cos. are working, but are only getting small quantities of gold. The Felix -co-  fcept id pay ground last week and washed up  67 oz., while: the .White Pino co. scarcely  made expenses,   y '  LOWIIEE CHEEK.  The Victoria and Black Bull cos, are running their tunnels by contract, and the Gala-  was co. are driving away for a- drain.  Outside of these companies very little work  was done last week, and with corresponding  MOSQUITO CREEK.  The Minnehaha co. washed up 120 oz. for  the week.  A small dividend was declared  I   !if?5C0'fr01n the week's work;  m thei Tabb co. washed up 20 oz.   A divi-  hflirH02'10 a������Jn������������re8t was declared  by thollo man co.  The.Discovery co. madb  w* The Willow co. also made wages.  BED GUI.Cn.  -qUK Sflfc held TK3?  W������rrco nn hM-"..Ground.   Tho Tom  ry co' oa|y Sot a little-gold last week.  wirinsAw Gur/ir.  .UOOWEIi CHEEK.   ' '  eomennecfoUl but L ������    ->DS' md r������������n*  A OBOCSE CHEKK.  asP������ct thna it hi    th,s Cro������k  a  livelier  r^co.ares^]1" "10   ������l   increase.  150 llje Ontario co    'lrosI,0?ting. as are  C������"   0ro������nd-f3taicing ium  been resumed by the Cascade co. The  Ne'er-do-"^!! and Union cos. are also  puud-slmemg.feThe Waverly tunnel has  been run to within 90 feet of the shaft.  'y.   y HARVEY CREEK.  ?}l? .-^onehaha- and Point cos. are getting  a little gold^biit havenot yet got on to thl  channe1, and it will require fwo  or  three  weeks, to ascertain whether it will equal expectations.. \7e gave a full, report-of what  was doing on this creek last week, and there  is no change to report.  ANTLER CREEK.  Nothing new on this creek. Companies  all ground-sluicing as before, and the Hocking and Ridley ,cos. the only ones who are  taking out gold.  ^ ������-  Terpsiohorean Decadence.���������One. of the  popular institutions of Barkerville is about  to disappear. Sterling^-terpsichorean aca^  demy will shortly lose its principal attraction  by,the departure of its lady professors, who  contemplate returning to their . wonted  homes);and these are not in British Columbia,  Cariboo toes are not bo. light and fantastic as  they used,to be,-neither is there quite so  many of them. The filthy lucre becomes  more precious with its scarcity, and the  dance now most appreciated is that which is  induced by the monotonous music of the  water as it runs over a glittering dump-box.  The temples of Apollo and. Terpsichore are  losing their devotees, who now evince an increasing disposition to frequent those of  Mammon,. In the meantime, subscriptions  for the proposed building of a church are  small and few.   "Whither are we drifting?"  A ,-SvfEET Creatitre���������A young black bear  which has been a great pet in official quarr  tors at Richfield for several weeks past, was  missed ��������� the other day. It was supposed that  the animal could not bear the . torpitude of  official life and had betaken; himself to the  more exciting vicissitudes of his native forest,  llegret mingled with disdain: for''the animal's  democratic instincts was freely expressed at-  his supposed departure, when, Io I the Celestial me n ial d isco ve red the v ulgar brii te sleeping soundly in a barrel after having devoured  nearly the whole of the sugar which it had  oon tinned. As economy is the order .of the  day in official quarters, it was found difficult  to bear this extravagance with patience, and  tbe result is that the luxuriant monster has  fonhd'a new master who does .-hot" buy sugar  by the-barrel.���������;..,. A;. A"A ''-���������    -"'��������� *  " "Just- Received.���������-0. McCi.ll ura wishes io  announce that he has just received a large  assortment of ready-made Clothing, which  will b e sol d; fo r cash at cue a per rates th an  have ever been known in Barkerville,  Thankful for past favors, and respectfully  soliciting a continuance of custom, Mr. McC.  would intimate that an inspection of these  good3 and enquiry as to the price will convince all as to ^their unprecedented cheapness. All parties wishing to have their  clothing made by A. Gilmore. Victoria, may  have their measure taken by C. McCallum, so  as to ensure a good lit. *  Weu. Done.���������Messrs. Oppenheimer and  Briggs yesterday concluded their collections  on behalf of the Cariboo Hospital, and the  total amount obtained was $621. If the outlying creeks would contribute in proportion,  that indispensable ^ institution would be  placed in such a position as would.ensure" its  continuance under the present well-regulated  conditions. Funds have been very scarce of  late, and it cannot be expected, that a qualified physician will superintend and carry it  onmerdy *for-i&. respect. whicJj- -attaches 4o  philanthropy and benevolence.    . v  Qgartz.���������Mr. Cameron, the expressman,  who returned on Monday, brought in some  specimens of quartz. He declines stating  where he obtained them, and furthermore  declines saying what was the result of the  assay made at the Government Office. They  appeared, however, to be very rich in gold,  and some parties offered to co-operate in  forming a company to work the lead.  Cameron evidently thinks he has found a  " good thing," or there would bo no reason  for keeping it a secret.  Express���������Barnard's Express arrived on  Saturday mora ing and left on Monday.  Messrs. Munroo, Lenning and McCann arrived,  and Mr Graham (of IL B. Co.) and Rev, Mr  Derrick departed. Mr Munroo has been on  a visit to Canada. Mr Derrick has recovered  frtfm the effects of tho late accident.and goes  to Quesnelmouth. Mr Lenning has been  prospecting on Frascr river, near the mouth  of Chjfooaten river. He intends to return  againiSfad commence bringing in a ditch for  the ��������� pfirp'oso of mining a bench on Frascr  river.  Good.���������A copious rain fell at Soda creek  and the 160-mile post, on Thursday and Friday last It came just in-timo, to assist the  grain crop, which without rai^. could no!  have ripened. $        v'%bl  TSietk^Cmr Be^he ******  i.��������� ���������<��������� ��������� a7e been &6 subject of some  sarcastic comments with respect to the dl  posal of the proceeds of their enterm������e2  A statement as to the, financial condS of  the Dramatic Association will soon be sub  DUted to the public, who will be^ satisfied  therefrom that every dollar obtained by their  performances has been -legitimately and iuai-  oiouBly expended. With the exception of tbe  R*^ jveryftiiig has been liquidated  A^considerable, amount of money had to he  paid on account of labor and material, other  thap lumber required for the building.  which,, from its size, was something larger  than is* usual in Barkerville, No inconsiderable expense has also and necessarily beeii  incurred   in    getting   up   and   purchasiag  From the Other Smis.-John Brenniman  and John Carey arrived at Quesnelmouth -a  SSf ??S'w'- wl*>*������a* load of furs from  *ort Dunvejjan, in Rupert's Land. A commercial point for the sale of their furs is  more easily reached by crossing over to this  siae, owing to the greater length of navigable  wate-r than by going to Fort Vermillion,: on  the other side.  THE BALL IN AID OF THE THEATRE  ������������������A-A'r  BUILDING FUND. :        J-  Editor Sentinet. s���������I noticed with pleasure  the appropriate remarks in your issue of the  7fch inst., referring to the approaching ball in  aid of the Amateur Dramatic Association  building fund, to be given by the corps on Friday next.  The Amateurs as a body���������and, in fact, individually as amateurs���������are a great boon to  .  _   our^ small community.   As a proof of this,  . and take the shape ofaj du"ng '&'*:-winter previous"to'tbe disastrous  n Tuesday next.   We refer fire which destroyed the little theatre, it was  dresses and scenery for use on the stage.  \\% trust that the ball, while it will amply  repay those who attend, will also receive the  consideration which is due to the efforts of  those who undertake and carry on a most desirable institution. *  large attendance on  our readers;to a communication in this issue  on the subject.  The Weather.���������Rain fell fast and heavy  on Friday last, and we have bad frequent  showers since * that | time. Everybody here  of course knows this, and it would seem  unnecessary to mention the fact, but. every-  everybody interested in the welfare of Cariboo may not know it, and hence the necessity  for alluding, to the fall of rain. While we  write raiu is falling fast, and judging from,  ap pearances we may have raih for a.' consid-  erabie time yet. ;A jgood many men had  been thrown out of work hi' consequence pf  the drought, who will now be enabled to resume their occupation. Piping and ground-  sluicing, which had. been almost altogether  discontinued, has been resumed in many  claims; and the prospects for a good yield of  gold, through the increase of water, are now  very encouraging.    ���������.'./   ,. ���������  Fire Brigade, Attention !���������Drill will take  place this evening, and you are all requested  to attend to test the new hose which'arrived  yesterday. Immediately on receipt of the  hose, Capt. Oppenheimer ordered it to be  made ready, for use, and yesterday afternoon  a. squad of the Brigade were actively engaged in oiling and greasing it, to counteract  the 'rotting i which its use in a dry. condition  ���������^Uld CaUSe.   ��������� yA :.yy  Donations.���������3fr;R.J. Claifidgc^fiaTgiven  $20 in ai'd of the General Fund for the maintenance of the Anglican Church Mission io  Cariboo. : Robert H. Brown... has also given  $20 for the same purpose,: "and a sum pf  $21 50 has been collected by7 children, for a  church harmonium. Messrs. Fellows, Roscoe  &Cp. have given $10, and Wm.Fraser $10,  towards building a church.     .  The Best Coffee.���������In order to obtain a  first-class coffee, it is necessary to secure the  very best berries, and to roast them according to the most approved method. This is j  done by Wit*son & Rickman, Fort Street  Victoria, who are prepared to furnish, for  cash, Coffee that never fails to elicit the approbation of those who use it. *  Bed-Rocs Drain.���������In the upper part of the  draiu work goes on and it is expected to be  cleared some time this week. The late Raby  co.'s part of the drain will be cleared in two  or three weeks. The company paid over  $500 to the Gold Commissioner, and the  work o( clearing the drain was given to Jas;  Evans.    .  Slow Express.���������Barnard's slow express 19  not very slow, tt left Yale on the 1st inst  and "AtHved hew yesterday, with a full load  of freight. Messrs. DeNouvion & Kurtz re^  ccived a lot of fresh butter from the farms,  and W. Davison received some goods. The  hose for the Fire Brigade also came by this  express.  New Brtdoe���������Wo understand that the enterprising inhabitants of Quesnelmouth have  in contemplation the formation of a joint  stock company for the purpose of building a  bridge across Qucsnelle river, so aa to give  every facilitv for tho passage of teams and  trains to their well-situated towu.  A boakdtxg nousE is about to be established Ou Lightniug creek, near the new Discovery claim. It will be superintended by  Mrs. Allan.  More Building. ��������� Another building is  going up in Barkerville. Barnard's express  office building is approaching completion.  From White PrxK.���������Messrs. J. Adair and  T. Fattullo arc on the way to Cariboo, having left White Pine and its rich leads.  Sudden Death���������Julius Mitchell, formerly  a storekeeper in Yale, died suddenly at Seattle, ou the 24th ult.  Barnes & Brinck's pack train, from Yale,  arrived on Sunday.  Mail.���������Only a small Eastern mail came by  the last express.  noticeable and often remarked that our pop-  ulation was larger.   I, for one, know several  parties who, if no amusement had been offered, would have spent their winter but of  Cariboo.   lam of .your opinion decidedly,  that it is a great ad vantage to all parties resident on William creek and vicinity.   Men in  staying  here on account of. such pastime.  would h a ve at the same time, a great ad vantage in being on/the sjiot should   any hew  mining discovery occur..;       ,. v  Although the present time, is badly suited  for a ball, not only on account of our late  holidays, but on account*^ of fe: they numerous  subscription;lists pur residents have of late  had to fill up, I am giad^to^see that,not>'a  few are taking a lively interes^in^the arrangements, short as the time is/ and- that principally by members of .ther!* Fire UBrigade,'?  under whose friendly patronage 'the-, baUvis  gotten up.      \- " *  : Unanimity like,.this will do. more in such a  community as ours for the furtherance of any  good object than any effort I know of. Let  us therefore join hand in Itand and endeayb r  to do something for our self-denying, hardworking Amateurs, whofehave so" long tried,  and succeeded too, in^doing us good.by;their  public performances.^':   <>>��������� ���������-,       , A '��������� rr :  But for the public;heeessity in upholding; a  public institution like the '���������*? CorpSj"; I;swould  not have pecupiedso much pf your space, so  pardon ni^���������----������y' *   ���������>'.   -.^-   ^Citizen. -  William Creek; July"J3, I860.     \ /' :  CALIFORNIA.  The French ; wine raariufacturers are becoming jealous of the .increasing popularity  of California wines, and the Moniteur Vini-  cole, the great organ of the wine interests .of  France, has been misrepresenting the quality  of California wines and also the climate of  California as one unsuitable to viniculture.  A Franco-CaUforhian publishes a letter in  the Sacramento Union disproving the statements of the French journal.  The election for judges of the Supreme  Court and other judges is approaching, and  the Taxpayers7 Union of San Francisco have  proposed a plan to secure the election^ of  honest men by making the nominations with- ���������  out regard to political parties so that the primary elections will not be controlled by the  -1 frauds of tricksters and unscrupulous office  sepkers"  The body of John Wilson, matecf the  schooner Clelia, was recently found in Sau  Francisco bay. It is' supposed that he had  been murdered. .    ���������'..__ '.  A special,agent has been sent from \\ ash-  ingtoh to superintend the introduction of the  letter-carrier system. .  .."  A miners' union exists at Grass valley, ana  there is trouble between the miners aud the  owners of the mines.   Wages the cause.  For the first time since wheat has become  a staple crop in California, we hear, says the  Union, complaints of rust.  Sleeping and dining railway cars are being  manufactured in Sacramento. Tho dining car  has a kitchen with a range, cellar for provisions and ice-box, and on each side of the  kitchen are dining rooniB, with six tables, and  seating for 48 persons. * :  California flour is now shipped to bait L-ake  per railway. ��������� *  Some early choice peaches sold in San  Francisco for $2 per pound. .  Mr iMotley, Minister to London, intends to  use none but American wines in all his entertainments at the Court of St. James. California could easily furnish a large supply ot  wine which would very nearly suit the Lng*  lish taste. ���������  Small-pox has nearly disappeared fiom  San Francisco. The latest report shows only  one death for the week and only one case.  H. W. Carpentier offers to give his real estate in Oakland, valued at $00,000, for tho  founding of some charitable institution, ii  other citizens or all the people of Oakland  contribute to make up the total of five sudi  subscriptions- $300,000.  ���������it  t������m  Sm  iliSte... \  \  \  MISCELLANEOUS.  Horace Greeley ��������� says there are only two  iioncstSenators in the New York Legislature.  EQUALtY.-^Taxatibn is said to b ear equal ly  oaall classes^ froai the fact that it hardly  presses on the; rich, and presses hardly on the  pOOr/v-'   Vfe-y   MMf-9- ..'"'��������� ^-*'"y     A. 4-'    'A-i-  \  Libel Suits.���������In 756 lib el suits now p endr  ing against American editors, the aggregate  damages to character are estimated at '$"47,-  SOOjOOO.' My/A.AA[AiA  AH A ::  A Bub ad Pipes.���������Smoking pipes madey of  bread arc the latest iny en tion in that line.  They are said to harden and color beautifully, and closely resemble colored meerschaum.   '...;.''���������'  ���������   New  RirLES.-r-A: Topeka (Kansas) court  has announced two new rules of practice  5TEAMERS,EXPRESS���������FORWARDINGx&o';}     ;  laCTORIA ADV^RTISEMENts:j   ;     y   ��������� VICTORIA ADyE^g  ���������ra^  STERPRISE.  THIS steamer is how making regular trips between  Soda Creek and Quesnelmouth, connecting with  Barnard*s Express." ;,; .       :'���������������������������������������������; ���������  .  $&* The steamer is not responsible for leakage of  Oils, orpther liquids shipped in tins^/y;    ./ - ,   y  Dailielsbn's BrM  nel River.  MR,/. CHARLES' DA^IELSONy desires to inform-  , Traders, Packers, Travellers and others- tliiit the  Road from Dog Prairie, to the. 16rMiio; Past beyond  Quesnelmouth is now open and in good con'ii tion. for  Pack Trains and Stock, and that'there' is abundance  of good feed throughput. There is a house of entertainment at tho'bridge;My    y .'.'���������.���������"\ ,''"!''jcl2  Barnard's Express,  "A f\ N and after July 3d, a nd u n ti i further, noticp, th e  11 \J   Regular Weekly Express will arrive at B:irker  BAILEY'S Hotel, ��������� Langiey Street, Victoria'/b, still  open for the accommodation of travellers, and  the Table and Beds are kept in the usual satisfactory  style-    " ���������   ���������������������������.'",'..' Cm  yyiAyA :&-MbM������ma?A r.  TAILOR,   GOVERNMENT ; STREET, ^VICTORIA.  Orders from; up-country punctually,attended to.  LOWE   BROS  "i  Importers  and  Wharf Street,  Commission" "Merchants,   Insurance  Agents, etc., r  fe''-������������������������������������������������������ '*>'"* ��������� *''-.������������������ fe'' A- 'YJctoria,- V. I:  and return at 6 a.m.  teat tbe lawyer shall, stand up when ques-; [vine on Saturdaymorning, j ,  i?a������:������������ ������ ������,?+������������������~ ��������� ������ a ' +iVai ;p Lj M��������������������������� ���������,_  +rt   the following Monday.   The Express will close every  tinning n wi*nP������   nn/7 .-fliaf.   if  frtrt   dmnk   tO.|SunclaynighVatJSip'clbck.:    <  tiohirigawjtness^and/thafc if too  stand he cannot practice.  Too Common.���������A down East girl being  bantered one day by some of her female  friends, in regard to her lover, who had the  misfortune to have but one leg, replied :���������  41 Pooh, I wouldn't have a man with two legs  ������������������they're too common."  Legally Druxk.���������The Wilkenson (Minnesota). Superior Court ha3 decided when a  man is "legally drunk." Said the Judge���������  "Iii is not necessary that a man should be  wallowing, J^^^itch, or bumping his head  . against yq^S|pp, that you may know him  to be drunk, but'whenever ..heJDegins to tell  the same thing over twice, tlgm he's drank"!?;  \ Improvements in* Mummification.���������A a odd  discovery has just been made by a man of  Grenoble,  by  which  it is calculated that  cemeteries   and   graveyards   will    become  superfluous.   At the decease of an individual  the body is plunged into a liquid invented  by the man of Grenoble, and in about five  years   the   individual is turned into stone.  The secret of the petrifaction is known only  to;tbe discoverer.   lie says that in a thousand years' time, if persons will only preserve  their relatives and friends, they will be able  to build houses with them, arid thus live In  residences, surrounded  by tbeirv ancestors!  :.: Altogether an absurdity,;says the Builder. ..y  ���������  'A Fish ^TORY.T-Sixfe Scotch me noshing  near tlie;eoasi;; Recently?caught'.50,00(K]ieiv  -ring in two hours.  .The, sea, literally .boiled  :.wjit|fish and the men Bitnply scooped them-  1 ia fe their b o ats:  Th ey were p aid o nly $ 2 25  for^ the whole; 50,000 by Lb addri biiyers. ��������� ���������  The Alaska Times says:   Alaska can beat  this hollow.   In our waters salmon and trout  are sp ;*��������� numerous , as td ] impede small boats  and.canoes in their:passage ; they bite at the  oars,4s|hey dip ia the water^   'As for her-,  rings; six Alaslia fishermen could catch > 500r  000 of them in a few hours, but  like   the  Elephant in the China-"ware shop they would  not know what to do with them ; you can  buy 5;q00,O0O herring in Alaska for $225 ���������  what a contrast, Scotland and Alaska;'.'.'"'  ���������;: A :;^YjgjQ.'. Scene.-���������Ai novel and yet rather  lively sceiie for most of theGpartics.eoncernecl  recently ;/took  place on a Canada railroad.  .'Some bnfe had freighted the bees to a.town  some distance off ; and, during the journey,  the wire gauze, placed over the entrance of  the hive, to allow the bees air, and at the  same time to prevent the^r'escaping, became  somewhat displaced.   The bees made the discovery first, and resolved to " swarm," and  make the rest 6'f the journey in their own  way.   And swarm they did and about the  ears of officials, who for some time made ineffectual . elforte   to   induce   the saucy little  creatures to go back into the hire and be  good.   A dozen or more   passengers,   who  ran .to  the spot to learn the excitement, got  their eyes bunged up as the price for their  curiosity.   But the train started on ; and the  refractory little creatures, who had refused  to return to the hive, were observed on  the  wing a few rods behind the train, doing their  best to keep up, generally coming in, as the  train stopped at the different stations, in time  to sting the brakemen.  For rates of Freight and passage, npply to  S. OKMAX  June 30.  Agent, Barkerville.  A AHAM0B E R TS, :A. A  Tailor, (S-uccessor to E. Read,) G-overnment  ;-       ; ...; Street, Viotoria. :  Orders attended to with care aud despatch.  iAAAji. sho fBOiAryiAA ��������� *  Dispensing Cliemist and Druggist.   Importer of Ehg  lish Drugs, Chemicals. Patt?nt.iledictnes and ;   ,  , Perrum cry, Victoria, V. I...   -,'.'.���������. iiA;  Orders; from tho up-country punctually attended to  May I, 1S69. ������ Cm  2MENT&  mmmm  YATES STRKET,.  HAS on haud, and is consti*#iw  assortment of CLO^Tqf^SlLrec������M31r a q  INGS, which he is iS^'-to^^nyTS  most approved styles make;t0 -order X  EXPRESS^NOTICE.  N THE FIRST" DAY OF JUNE AND ON THE FIKST  and loth day of each month thereafter  Barnard's  Express  y  Will despatch  A FAST FREIGHT TEAM FRO?d YALE,  Making the trip to Barkerville in about 14 days.  Until further notice,  RATES  OF   FREIGHT  By these teams, on all parcels of 50 lbs. and upwards  will bo *  .      25 Cents per lb;,  exclusive of Road Tolls.  Parties shipping by these teams must order goods  to be marked '" Per Barnard's Express. SLOW"���������  otherwise they will ho sent by regular Express orir:  ch urged accordingly.  Shippers msiy depend on the regularity of the.~e  teams,'for whether with full freight or not they will  come throuch.  May 14, 1869.    ' F. J. BARNARD.  Important   to   Traders! !  A ALt FREIGHT. CONSIGNED TO J. 'G'A BEEDY,  ���������J\. ,Yale,B. C, Will be forwarded to any piirfc of  the Colony, on the most reasonable tenns, free of commission. ������������������'...    AGENTS:   -  Millard & Beedy,    \    \ Dehouvion & Kurtz,  ..Victoria.   ���������      J   - Barkerville.   '  Barlcerville, April 17th, 1869.  D.  SPENCER,  Importer of Books, Stationery, and Fancy Foreign  Manufactures,  FORT  STREET, VICTORIA, B.   C.  iray 1, 1869. ,v u  Packing, Bag Making, etc.  THE undersigned ennounces that he packs Goods in  Victoria for the Upper Couutry, and mauutactures  Bags for Mills, Merchants, and Farmers. All ki ds  of Machine Sewing done. Orders prompt Iv atleudcd  to. D. KAUFMAN,  April 24, 1869. . Sm Yates St.   Victoria.  AAA^f^M..&   FjNLAYidf^  "���������- fort street, Victoria, Vi.,  y;Spare no eilbn in selecting and k������A^ i  ment of the" choicest nti\Ls lh,������*?***** ������������,  pnoca^nd nnality- ��������� . .? Ji*c������"tyasregaj  '���������    ������������������ ���������: .... ~ '-^���������^���������--,���������IU jnvl 5f  yyfiOBERT. BURNABY  ��������� ��������� LAND AGENT, Etc. '  / -yGOTBH9rME2ST SWIBKT, VICTORIA, 7. J,  Henry ISTathan, JrM & Co.,  Importers.and General Commission Merchants.  A large assortment oi Dry Goods, L!quor3, and Groceries constantly on hand.  Wharf Street,         -                     - Victoria. V. I.  Mayl,lS69.   3m  DUCK   &   SANDOVER,  Wagon and Carriage Makers,  Blacksmiths, etc., Government St., Yictorta, between  Johnson and Cormorant Streets, west side.  Orders from the upper country solicited and attended  to wi.th dispatch.  Mayl.iseo. .____ Cm  YALE ADVERTISEMENTS.    1  Coffee ! Coffee^!!' cSel  A - BARLOW desires to inform' the people ofl  xl. interior and upper country, that having  tamed the accessary:-machinerv abd 'tinware S  now prepared toiurnisha' first class quality of m  roasted, prepared and put up in tins, accordinclol  latest approved scichiitfc principles, ami warraiifi  to be superior to any other; -*&  _ Groceries, Dry Goods, tinware, Clothing ; Gal  Field and otberSeeds, Eu^lish"antl'Coloulai      1  Yalo, May 1, IS69;   ' A'-My    ' '��������� ' r m  FOKT    YALE   HOTE  Fron t Street, Yale, British Columbia.  'pHIS house has excel lent accomnioilatiiin forlL  .L veliers. Good beds, superior fare, and t!i^  of Liquors at the Bah Stabling for animals;'*"*  and O.'ts at the lowest rates. ,a  May1,1389.    u   J KILLIY & LAKE, Proprietdi  NEW WESTMINSTER ADVERTISEMkSI  }  LEGAL NQTIOES, &c.  and  m TEE"SUPREME COURT OF THE MAINLAND OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  In the matter of the Estate and Effects of WILLIAM  .WINNAKD, deceased, Intestate......  LL persons Who arc indebted to the above estate  are required tb^pay tho amounts due forthwith,  all persons who,, have any claims against the  above estate are required to send in their accounts on  or before the;llth day of\Spptember, 1369, to  yCHAS. E. POOLEY,  fe  \Oi"ficial Administrator. ���������  Dated Richfleld, 11th Juno, 1869. Jpl6 td  IN  THE   SUPREME   COURT   OF   THE  , MAINLAND: OF- BRITIStfeOLUMBIA.  In the matter of the "Estate and Effects.of MICHAEL  CARNEY, deceased, intestatev  ALL persons who are indebted to the abdvo ���������������������������'Estate  arc required to pay tha amounts due forthwith;  and ail persons who have any claims agiiiust the? above j  estate are required  to send in ,the.ir accounts on or I  before the 2Uhr.day..of September, 1SC9, to . I  .    .^vl,   y , CHAS. E. POOLET,   ������������������-���������  Onicial Administrator.  Dated Richflctd, 24th Juno, 1800. jc30  Pacific   Telegraph   Hotel,  QTORE Street, between Herald and  Ffegard, Victor  ������  ,r,l\fe ?if-3lsiliali hour?-    Boar(1 a" I^d-jaK per  %&&& %%^Z% ^M   V*$$������tg:  'Vqv, ,s,0        ANDREW ASTRICO,' Proprietor.   :  '.j-V;'..; '-tr  .WATSON,  \XfATp HMAKEfi,    JEWBLLBB,   ANI  ( V i y grayer,  Govemment s tree t, next  St; Nicholas Hotel, Victoria, V. I.     Chronometers and Watches cleaned, repaired; and warranted.  Every.description of Jcwellery mad e to order.    Plain  and Ornamental Engraving neatly executed.  May 1, 1869.  AND   EX-  to the  Chrbnom-  6 m  Gk  aGEROW,  GABRIAG-E   AND   WAGON"   EUTLDEH*  Corner Government and Pandora Streets,  .   East side. Victoria, V. I.,  Executes orders for every description of vehicle.    A  gen oral assortment of Wagons always on hand,  May L, 1869. Cheap for Cash. .Cm  A.   CASAMAYOTT,  ���������Wholesale Dealer in���������  Groceries,   Provisions,  Havana Cigars, and French Preserves.  Yates Street,    ;    -      '���������       -  THOS.   WILSOSST&  Importers of English Merchandise,  WHOLES ALE   AND    RETAIL.  Dispensing Chemist and "Druggist,   Importer ofg  lish Drugs, Chemicals, Pa tent. Vied icincs, anil  ���������   Peri'u mcry,; Nevv "Westmi nstcr, B. G.  FRE?H GARDEN SEEDS CONSTANT I, Y ON Ha|  Orders from up-country carefully'atteudi?dtol  May 1,1869. ^    A A AAA yy :.  rpHOMAS WA1.SH, Tailor,; ;Now "West raihkipr, M  X    Clothing made to order at Moderate r:ittp,#  ways on,hand. English and Oregon;Cloths,   0r|  from the  up-country* attended  to   Willi caroM  dispatch;     ' T;       ��������� ra?  Preserves.  Victoria. Vi I.. B. C.  Dissolution of Copartner^  ship.  J. Harper will receive or liqnid.nto nil ,{,***/*. ^ ,  mands of Harper & Tormcy. ic.bt���������'1 and d(i'  . JEROME HARPRR  Barkerville, B.C., June 25th, S/*RD MM������������  THE Co partnership of McLeese & S<mns< is iht  will collect ail iutstam^^  counts against the la to firm. & y a11 ac"  Soda Creek, June 28th, 1869.  Witness���������Jerome Harper,'  ROOT. McLEESE,  JOS. T. SEN AY.'  ���������ju7 lm  Staple Goods.  ^^������������r,^j^a^*������*i^������r  Miners' Provision StorS  ������������������������������������':   BARKERVILLE,  Next Door-to "Sbxtixel OmcE. M  AT this Establishment will al������-flys be found a  xX selected and varied assortment of the^^  FRESHEST GROCERIES & PR0VEIJJ|  IN CARIDOO.  AI^O���������Agoodsclectioa of Clothing, Hardware, Q|  and Crockery.   Best brands of Tobacco, g  Medicines, etc., etc.  Best Java Coffee Roasted and Ground D.tfLYJf  ALL GOODS SOLD AT LOWEST RATg  Tbe BAR Is fully.supplied with the choicCBtp  Havana Cigars, Wines and Liquors.     :$g  -    ��������� ������������������ r.-i  c I trust by strict attention to business, anil fMj-fif  square dealing, to merit a-continuance ol the lio^  patronage heretofore extended to me. %|  .A large lot of HEYWOOD'S celebrated   BACjffl  for Ealo, at a very low figure. '***������  Feb. 20,1809.  Juno 1, isoO.  Street, Victoria, D. C  im  LONDON   HOUSE  GOVERXMENT-STREET> VICTORIA  WHOLESALE_AND      RETAIL  J. H. TURNER & CO.  English  and French Silka   ^hawia   r\  desenptioa of Drapery Goods   7  ESTABLISHED ASs.  Feb. 6,1860.  Barkerville  M  m  Van   VolkenTitU'g &  RETAIL   BUTCHERS,  BARKERVILLE,  RICHFIELD,  MOSQUITO CREEK.  A supply or freshlmeat of all descriptions c������Dstwf|  op band.         ��������� -' _-������������������������������������-���������"^  SAWNEY'S   LETTERS    g|  m  m  C A,  ':,-'fe  AA  IBOO    RH V ME^ ;  ������Y JAMES  ANDERSON ^rfj  price,:.;., *���������-"���������'    oNEI^!iS  . For sale at the SB.vTfKBE. Offic*i  an(i forW   rtftfm  post, free of charge. f:;S  Am  ���������OT  rf&m  A  -Ml  ui,xi'o**L.^-~.~..  WmM$.

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