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 I /%.������.-.* ������*.  Vol. 4.  Barkerville, Williams Creek, B. C, Monday, May 6,; 1867.  No.l  BRITISH COLUMBIA CUSTOMS TARIFF,  :.-;���������;������������������: yfi-yfiyim.y ������������������ ������������������'���������������������������'- 'fi fifi .  ��������� ,     ��������� -..mrj^..*.-.- .'tly .-1.- .. .  THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES TO BB CHARGED WITH  SPECIFIC DUTIES AS FOLLOWS :  ���������������������������������������������'������������������;.  '-:-'.'.������������������--���������' -       ���������'���������     t fi.''. fi '     ' - "     .."''.'���������  Ale and Porter in wood 15 cts. per gallon.  yy  Do.;'fi.Afifi;.- in.bottle .30; eta.,per doz. (qts)  Bacon and Hams      * v.   4 cts. per lb.  Barley, Oats and Malt   - 30 cts. per 100 lbs.  Beans and Split Peas -      i-et. per- lb. ���������'���������'  Bitters - '���������'��������� '.rfifi :m'. '���������"��������� '. $1.5,0 per gallon.  Butter       -     -������������������  Candles-      -  ���������Cheese ���������:;    fififi - -  Cider    -'���������  Cigars       -      ���������   .  Coal   .������....-...-���������  Coffee,raw.-V.;. v.'-.  Do.   manufactured  Eggs  Flour ���������  :���������'���������������������������������������������*."������������������  --'���������;  Fresh Fruits, viz. :���������v  .Apples, Pears, Plums,  , Cherries,   ; Currants, fifi  berries'. and    Goose*  10 cts. per lb.  ��������� 6-cWper lb.  5 cts. per lb.  - 15;cts. per gallon.  ,$2; per 100 (2cts.ea)<  - $1.25 per ton.    .  -.3 cts. per lb.  ��������� 6 cts. per lb.  12i cts. per dozen,  - $1.50 per bb!.--  berries   -     "rv;   -  Gunpowder, sporting  Do.      blasting -  Hay v.-v    ��������� fifiyfi-  Lard -      y iyfifi a ifi  Lime    -      ���������      - '.-  1 ct. per lb.  -6 cts. per lb.  3 cts. per lb.  - $i per tori;  5 cts.per-lb.  ��������� 50 cts; per bbl������  IiUmber :-r-. .fifi  Rough, fir and cedar - $3 per 1000 feet.  Dressed      do  ,  Shingles     -    ''fi  Fence Pickets     ' ."���������-,'  Laths-    /.:-       -  Lite Stock :���������  Horses and Mules  ���������  Beef Cattle      . - :;  Milch Cows   ���������-; fififi':  Sheep and Goats  ; Hogs. --.:-.   -  Potatoes.       -;������������������    -  Rice- fififi -'.- -: --���������   ;���������������������������  -Sugar, raw;? ,    ������������������' fil  Afi: V6. r    refined     :>r  Spirits :��������� *  Brandy     -      -  Gin, -Whiskey, Rum  .   All other kinds-  Tea.  -        ���������'. ,   fi-;     -  Tobacco       -      -.  Vegetables, viz. :���������  Onions   -      -    v  Other kinds, fresh  Wheat-  $5 per 1000 feet  - $1 per 1000.  $2 per 1000.  - $1 per 1000.  $2 per head.  - $3 per bead.  \S2 per head.  - 75 cts. per head..  S2 per head.  * i cfc. per lb.  li ctslper lb. fiy  - 2 cts:. per lb.'fififi  2 J cts. per lb. *" fiyfi y  [ing to proof.  - $2 per gal.,/accord-:  .:.;, $2' ���������';" :;*<:..-.'..-!. "���������-  i $2. "   ������ ������ v  12J cts. per lb.  - 25 cts. per lb.  2 cts. per lb.  - 1 ct. per lb.  35 cts. per 100 lbs.  Wines, viz.:  Champagne & Moselle '$3 per dozen, (qts.)  ~ China, medicated   -     $1.50 per gallon.  California, red & white 25 cts. per gallon.  Claret    -       -      -     20 cts. per gallon.  Port, Sherry and  ail -  other descriptions 75 cts. per gallon.  Bran and Shorts        -     25 cts. per 100 lbs.  Buckwheat.  ���������      -      -let per lb.  Oatmeal    -      -      -let. per lb.  Cornmeai      -      *      - ict. per lb.  Hops-      *������������������'..'.���������_.���������..-,;.'-,-.   10 cts. per lb.  Shot     -      -      ���������      - 2 cts. per lb.  Nuts and Almonds ���������      i -  12*  ������  Oils       -         -���������]��������� ���������-         -  15  ti'  Opium        -          ���������;  25  u     .  Paints    -          -          -          -  10  u  Pork, salt   -          -          -     -  10  tt  -  Plants, trees and shrubs..   . .-..-  12i  tt  Poultry, dead and alive    -  25  tt  Quicksilver      ;���������-..  ,;,-: ������������������-';.-,,,-:: .,-  10  ��������� 11  Rope, Cordage and Twine -  6  u  Soap  '-.-    '   "-" '���������    ���������-'" ".   -  15  It  Stationery -  ���������   '������������������-���������-"    /. - ���������  124  u  Tinware..         .-���������.-...."'   -  25  it  Vegetables, preserved and salt  10  It  Waggons, Carriages ��������� ��������� ��������� '.*���������   -  20  tt  Trunks       -         -         -  124  tt  Watches and Clocks  12  tt  Window Sashes and Doors .  20  u  -   '     ���������   1  Shipbuilding Material, viz.:  Manufactured Sails   -  20  it  Cotton Canvas   -  5  it  Woodenware     -  :12i  u  Yeast Powders  12J  tt  All other articles not enumera  ted in either of the above lists,  nor in .the following list of  ~m:  "*>*"������*������'  the following articles shall  BE  ADJIITTED  ������������������-,-'.'-     -      ���������     V  FREE CF DUTY, -.-....;,.  -Agricultural Implements, Books Printed and  Manuscript, Bricks, all Fresh Fruits .not enumerated in Schedule of Specific Duties, Coin,  Gunny Sacks, Iron and Steel, all kinds of  Woods not enumerated in Schedule of Specific  Duties, Calves under 12 months old, Personal  Effects, Salt, Garden Seeds, Grain for Seed,  Tar and Pitch, Tin, Copper, and Zinc-,-'Lead  in pipe/ sheets and bars, Wire (Iron and  Brass), Copper Sheets, Boiler-plates and Bolts,  and patent metal for Ships, Iron Hoops, Sheet  Iron, Rough and partially manufactured Wood  used in construction of Carriages,. and' Waggons,: and Steel Springs, Waggon Axles,, Anchors, Cables, Chains, and Copper Bolts tor  Ship Building, Fresh Fish, Fish Oil? Whalebone, Raw Hemp" for Rope ��������� Making, Tallow,  Gas Retorts,-Fire-clay, Furs; Hides, Lemon  and Lime Suice, Guano, Wool, Oakum and  Jute, Ships Blocks and Junk, Blacksmiths  Coal. Ayfi -Afi:;,.:.-;.  WARD INSURES HIS LIFE.  UPON THE   FOLLOWING   ARTICLES THE   SEVERAL  AD VALOREM DUTIES SET OPPOSITE EACH  ARTICLE TO BE CHARGED I  Axes       ������������������-*��������������������������� ���������_���������������������������* -fi ���������"���������- ig per cent  Beef, salt - - . -  Billiard and Bagatelle Tables  Blankets ... .      ���������   .  Boots and Shoes    -  Bread;". fifi fifi' -fi ..'.A r ������������������ fiyfi'-  Cards, playing       - ���������  Cbbcolafce    -,: v-.-        -    ;���������   -  Clothing; ready made       -  Confectionery    - -        ���������' ���������  Drugs, Medicines -. - -  Dry Goods  Earthenware  Fish, preserved, dried and salt -  Fire arms   -  -A. -ifi      fi ������v  Fruits, preserved and dried     -  Furniture   -  ,       - -  Glass and Glassware    -  Groceries   - '������������������   -. A*  Hardware and Ironmongery    -  Harness and Saddlery   ���������">"'  Hemp Canvass -  Leather      -  Jewellery  Machinery. -[  Matches ���������  Meat, preserved  Do.  fresh  Molasses     -  Nails     -  10  12|  20  20  20  50  20  15  30  20  12i  12i  15  ���������  12i  12i  15  "12 J  124  12J  20  '24  15  20  10  124  124  20  124  124  tt.  it  it  a  Ikura to the conclusion, lately, that life  war so onsartin, that the only way for me to  stand a show with otfoer folks, was to git my  life insured, aad so I called on the "Garden  Angel Life Insurance Company," and answered the following questions, which war  put to me from the top of a pair of gold  specks, by a slick little man with as fat an  old belly onto him as enny man ever owned :  1st. Q. Are you mail or femail ? If so,  state how long you have been so.  2nd. Are you subject to fits, and if so, do  you have more than one at a time ?  3rd. What is your fiteing wait ?  4th. Did you ever have enny ancestors, and  if so, how much?  5th. What is your legal opinion as to the  constitutionality of the Ten Commandments?  6th. Did you ever have enny nite mares ?:.  7th. Are you married or single, or are you  a bachelor?  8th. Do you believe in a futoo* state? If  so, state it. fi.-.  9th. What are your private sentiments  about a rush of rat3 in the hed? Can it-be  did successfully ?  10th. Have you ever committed suicide?  If so, how did it effect you ?  After answering the above questions like a  man, in the confirmatiff, the slick little fat old  feller with gold specks on, said I was insured  for life, and would probably remain so for a  term of years. I thankt him, and smiled one  of my most pensive smiles.  it  it  u  tt  Judges Puzzled.���������-A very curious case has  come before the tribunal of a town in Bavaria.  Two citizens of Bourborg having quarrelled,  one of them at a loss,, no doubt, for reasons,  and wishing to mortify his adversary, called  him ���������w- Bismarck." > His adversary brought a  complaint1 before the. Court for an outrage on  his honor. The Judges, it appears, were much  embarrassed in pronouncing on the question ;.  but in the end they rejected the plaintifils demand and discharged the defendant, because  it was impossible they said to decide whether  the appellation ^ Bismark " did or did not  involve aa insult falling under the notice of  the.law.;' ������������������  ^S������* Who buys Fell's Coffee ? Why every  one who'Knows what good Coffee should be!  (Sepif on get ft)  FARE REDUCED  BARNARD'S STAGES WILL LEAVS YALE .EVERY  MONbAr  Wi th. K. M. 'Malls j -'��������� Express * and -passengers^ * "Tor  Lytton, Clinton, Soda Creek, Queenelle and Barker-'  yille, with branches to Savana's Ferry;and Lillooet.':  Bernard's Express carries Letters, Treasure,. ..Valuables, and Express Freight to' Big Bend. "Cariboo  and way stations. ���������������������������'-'>"'.-.'���������-. -fi V' "'  FARE TO SODA CREEK,  FARE TO BARKERVILLE-< -  'a A,-fififi' (Exclusive of Steamer's fare.!  $60  $85  i'-s  BRITISH COLUMBIA    fififiififi :  VICTpFUA   EXPRESSj  Connecting at Victoria with WELLS, FARGO & CO.,  -, and Europe; .... . . v.   :  AND AT YALE AND.ULLOOE#\WITH BARNARD'S  fififi .; CARIBOO EXPRES?,. fifiy'yfiyfiyy:-  ;For Big Bend, Cariboo and the Northern Mines,** fi  Conveying Treasure, Valuables, Letters, Packages and.  Parcels.'  1-s,  Gkriboo Literary Institiite  :   fi'y   ;  J. S. THOMPSON, Prebidext;        AAfifi  '"fifi" JAMES ANDERSON, Vice-President, 'fififi -.  -   JOHN MaoLAREN,     " y. -fi fi '.'������������������  A   -DR.-W. B. WILKINSON. A Directors.  ���������       ;-  ���������       JOHN ADAIR, J y' '������������������-fi Afi  JOHN BOWRON,  Secretahy & Librarian.  THIS INSTITUTION at present contains about 500  volumes of Choice Literaturo,consi3tingof Religious,  Scientific, Historical, and Poetical works, and works of  ^Fiction.    ���������   fi-::.-:���������;-.,,��������� .:.y ��������� .,.������������������'���������,_     yfi.. :"A'/-''fi<fi>  Worcester's Large Pictorial Dictionary, Ure's Diction  ���������The   Gariboo^  "y^SEMt-^ERLY-PAPERv  PoBLi^HBD Every-Mo^A^  , fififiy ���������ALLAN?& CO., PROPRiETORSw'^V^;:  Ofhce���������BARKERVJLLE'";WitUAMS Cre&:-Cariboo,  ,--A fiSubspriptiohv $1 per/Week,  (including, coal?bir.delivery,) Payable to tbe Carrier*  QUE^NELMQUTH ADyERTISEMENTS.  lifi  t;erjri  ON AND AFTER MAY FIRST, 1867, THE STEAMER  ���������Ehterpriso/Willleave   v ��������� .   . y-   *.-  ������������������fififi: a A :;;.;$ODA^CREEK;   -  On Monday^ and Tlmrsday  ��������� ;fi ^Mbniin^atdayilgbt.   She will";:  Aa.'..;. yfiii .A^'iEAVE- fifi:i,fi fififi A:fi  QUESNELMOUTH^^O  MORNINiSS, AT SIX O'CfLOCK.   1  '-.������������������=:���������"���������������������������' ;:quesnelmouth, . -fififiAfifi-y .  a fi BROWN & GLLLIB,. Proprietors/ fifi-fifi  Good Bieds;-Restaurant; Billiard Table, fi&c  ���������-;.'������������������' A      Stabling for Horses, Hay arid Oats, ���������'. '.' s>   ; '  fififi COLON!AIJ RESTAURANTy  :;:  :^.-C:v;QUESNELM6u^  fi>..; P. L;.JOHNSON, Proprietor;-v;::  Meals at all hoursi: and Cooking ;of the best  ��������� ,: ; v: description.. 0. yfi ly : s ,  .  ' :. -' V ���������'���������  YALE:r ADV^RTISEMENTS^'vi:-.;-;  for reference.  The Reading Room will be found supplied with the  Utest English, Scottish. Canadian, American, and Colonial Papers and Magizines; :;  '���������> Terms of Subscription���������-$5 per quarter, or $2 per  month.- Single volumes Loaned to non-subscribers at  50 cts. per volume, with $1 deposit.  . '���������"��������� ���������*  Persons not subscribers visiting the;Reading Room  and making use of the Books and Papers will be charged 25 cts. for each visit. ..-.-.::  jm������ The Room will bo open from 10 a.m. till 10 p. m  JOHN BOWRON,  1 Secretrary and Librarian.  BARKERVILLE  BREWERY,  NICOLAS  CUNXO,  PROPRIETOR;'  Storage ia^dForwa^  7i. -a y-fifiArfi YJ^^By^fififiyy^AfifiA ,  PARTIES SHIPPING GOODS BY^THfc;YALE;-IAt-:  T6>\R00TB,'areadvis'cd that  ��������� - - :   . fififi -A*-':'  ��������� ���������" \ L';' KIMBALL'VGLipWIN V'';^?'!V'."''! '��������� ���������  Kaye erected an extensive Storehouse. and pock at  Yale, and are prepared to Receive, Store;-and Forward  (roods:   Goods re-packed,;and 'freights engaged at the.  Lowest Rates; ���������-'������������������       ������������������:���������. r. ...:.'--:''  Parties shipping goods through us will please mark  to the care of.-; ' ���������.  .���������::.''is' KIMBALL & GLADWIN,  )-,y.V,      .  Front. Street, Yale,. B. C, ,  BEGS TO ANNOUNCE to the inhabitants of Cariboo  ,thtit he intends to forward (as soon aB the state of  the Roads win permit), a,.large aiid well ..assorted  stock of Ccoki.vg Stoves, which he will dispose of at  Pricks to Suit Tim Times. '������������������ fi"  '���������;-  -  Yale, 8 th April, 1867.: i   V   . .     '���������    y, fil  THE UNDERSIGNED IS NOW PREPARED TO  afford every accommodation to the.travelling pub*  lie, and hopes by a strict "attention to business, to  merit a share ot,the patronage bestowed on the former  proprietors. This is one of tho most comfortable and  commodious Hotels on tho.road, containing.as it does  warm and well furnished bed rooms with good beds.  The TABLE is supplied with every delicacy it is possible to procure in the upper country. The BAR is  stocked with the best of Liquors, and the choicest  Cigars.  J8ST MEALS,   $1 50   EACH.���������������������������������&"  The stabling for Horses is all that could bo desired,  and the charges are very moderate. Hay for Horses  per day, $2 ; Oats and Barley at the cheapest market  rates.  The undersigned, has a large quantity, of OAT HAY  on hand, for sale in large or small quantities.    ... '���������..'.  1-s; JOHN PELLETIER, Proprietor.;-fi.  FOSTER,   OF   LILLOOET,  CHEMIST,  FIREPROOF WAREHOUSE!  PARTIES DESIROUS of shipping freight With Dispatch, will find it to .their advantage by giving us  a call before engaging elsewhere. ;  .' ALWAY &  BAILEY.  :   Yale, April 8 th, 1867... -        * : .......1-s  'fiyfi W. H. Sutton,    -  DEALER IN W:ines, Liquors and CiOars, Coal Oil,  C'oal Oil Lamps, &c.,: , \ '���������'   A ���������  ^GENT FOR BURSTER'S ALE !' ���������  ���������'.   .   In Bbls. and half Bbis:'" ':"' ".  Yale, Aprill8th, I8C7. ;   v      1-s  AS FOR SALE, aiid c'onstarttly on liand,  a well assorted Stock of Drugs, aii the Chemicals  used by Physicians,. Photographers, Assayers and  ilechanics. Also the popular Patent Medicines, and  Druggists'sundries.  Retorts, Crucibles, Muffles, Cupels, Iugot Moulds,  etc., etc   . ,  BENJAMIN   DOUG-LAS, Successor to A.  C.  WELLs,;Saddijsaxd Harness Maker, Yale^.B.; C.  j&&* A complete assortment of Stock constantly oh  hand,": '*'" fififi ���������fififi.:'      '���������������������������. fififi"''\/:fi';fi"ifis'- '���������  raESCRirno.vs  mai  yAITHFULLT PREPARED.  P. w.  EOSTER,  .   Chemist-  THE"CARIBOO SENTINEL"  Bill He ads,. Circulars,  and  Cards, Bill Heads,. Circulars, Posters  Programmes ior Balls and Theatrical  Entertainments, ;  . -"������������������  Executed with Neatness and Dispatch at" this Office.  Tonus Moderate  THE ^UNDERSIGNED begs to Inform the miners and  residents iu-& around Van Winkla that he will in fu-.  ture keep an assorted and GOOD STOCK on hand, am  hopus by Close attention to busthessj and by selling  at LOWER RATES than heretofore, to meet the pa-  tronage of all.-      .  '   y  Orders from outlaying creeks accompanied with iho  CASH, will be.tonvarded with promptness and dispatch. '".  J8������* Terms CASH, without distinction.  1-s                                        J. W .LINDHARD.  COLD    SPRING   HOUSE  BOYD & HEATH, Proprietors, : ;  THIS HOUSE is si mated 26 miles from Quesnelmouth.  The.proprietors having lately fitted up bedrooms  and gobu Beds arc now prepared to afford everv acebnv  modatibn for Travellers; the Table is furnished with all  the luxuries that can bo procured; the Bar is well sup-  glied with the best bran us of. Liquors snd'SegurB: sji^d  tabling Say, Oate and Barrley.   ������$- The OUZif^f  Houee on tbe Road. &$���������  ...Vj THE CARIBOO SENTINEL  MONDAY, :MAY <6, 1867.  In presenting the first number of our fourth  .    Volume'to our readers, we cannot refrain from  ���������congratulating them on the. marked success  '���������;.;.   which has attended mining enterprises during  the long and dreary winter that has just pass-  fifii*;di nor will we attempt to disguise the grati-  -'tfeatibn' it affords/as to Observe (he hopeful  confidence manifested by; almost every indi-  vfidlual in ihe community as to the ultimate  prosperityof thisfink a/mining district. Indeed  we feel certain, that-the-season about to com-  t ..nience will; not -only establish, beyond Vthe  yshadbw'of a doubt,  to the most sceptical  ������croaker, ittutt the -gold fields >of Cariboo are  v not yet "played out," but will moreover cleaiv  ���������1 y provie to ;the wo'rl d th at they 'are on! y ;j ust  (beginning to be properly developed.   Mining  is not now limited to. a fewmonths in the summer, nor is the work confined to the narrow  /    bedsof creeks and gulchesfaa it^vas in former  years, on the contrary* the experience of the  b'past six months has shown that mining opera-  tions can;be as successfully prosecuted iii the  winter as in the>ummer, aiid the discoveries  .that have been made in the hills conclusively  , fix -i nd -icivfe' that the. easiest :wor Iced and ri chest  diggings are;to be found- in that qnarter.  Under these circumstances,.then, we are warranted in believing that the dark clouds of adversity which have-hurig over phr. h6pes in f the  ��������� ;���������: fifiiffistifiimyfi fe^disp^Hi?^.'^/? ihe- Mght~sm&biao  r^f^prosperity that awaits us in the future.;  ' ;.lt. is a source of great satisfaction, to know  W.-ihat instead of the. public faith in. the. riches  and extent of the Canyon Creek quartz leads  ' fiA^iiag ; dirhioished; it has,' if ^possible, been  strengthened by the .flattering prospects obtained  fey the various.-companies engaged  ��������� there during the winter..   We had hoped,  however, with'the return'of spring, to have  'Been one -of.more quartz mills established in  ���������     that district'������������������;��������� but although nothing has been  ) .ydone up to the present time to test the rock,  . <i th er than the construction of - a co u pie of  arf astras, still it is far from being improbable  -; *tbat before many months elapse, a good mill  will be in active operation ; by means of  ^whicb the true aiul.actual value of our quartz  leads will be fully ascertained. -fifi fififi-.  We are pleased to learn that the Big Bend  ��������� '���������������>ountr������ has not yet lost its attractions, for'  : itotwiinstaridi irig the disastrous resu Us of the  : rush of last year, numbers of experienced  .;; .miners are; now returning thither to give the  mine's a fair trial, and if;any-reliance is to be  placed in the reports recently received:, from  ,   French Creek; there is every , reason for be-j  fifi \ ieving that very, important. ��������� develop men ts  -:v>wiii sooni be made there*   fifi v  In turniug from a review of our mining  ���������fi   p rospe! cts, we cairn o t a vo id a passi ng al I usi o n  to.-the financial  condition   of  the   colony,  which, to say the least of it is in anything but  a nourishing state.   Before the, union, it was  confidently imagined'that by the amalgamation of the colonies, our taxation would be  'very materially reduced.; no doubt this has  'been effected to the extent of thousands of  'dollars, but it must be borne in mind that the  number of  our  population   has  also   decreased,  and we will venture to  say that  at    this   moment   the   rate   per   head   is  greater than it- was before the union.   If we  but cist a glance at the estimates / for the  present year,-we will find the enormous sum  ���������of,$701,710 set down as the expense of gov-  , erning us, without -. any appropriation whatever forpublic improvements ; and when we  reflect that this large sura  has got to come  out of the pockets of a population only numbering at the very utmost  about 10,000,  we  ^������re at a loss to see how it is to be raised. That  we are a patient, industrious, and persevering  people, possessing a country rich iii mineral  wealth, will.be readily admitted, but that this  sliould be used as a reason for grinding us  down by excessive taxation, is a doctrine we  cannot endorse.   We hail with pleasure the  prospect of a speedy union with the confederated provinces of British North Americans a  panacea for many of the grievances we have  now to bear ; for until that time arrives, we  shall .only remain in the position of vassals to  i\p irresponsible government which has no  sympathies in common with the people, and  which possesses no greater quality than a  desire ior its own aggrandizement.  eat engross the public attention, but will at a  future time, have occasion to treat them at  greater length, and in'conclusion we have only  to add that,it will be our constant care to  publish nothing but truthful mining reports,  and with this object ih view, we will accept  of none unless procured on the spot, or received from reliable sources.  TELEGRAPHIC.  NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.  NEW  ADVERTISEMENTS.  To be sold before the arrival of tho Pack Trains, to  mateToom for<new stock.  ,  (From the 'British Colonist and Chronicle.r) ���������  San Francisco, April 23rd.���������The Cosmopolitan Hotel is on fire. The hotel was fuU^ of  guests, nearly every room in the house being  occupied. < If: the two lower stories -escape it  will require months to put the building in repair. The whole attic story is gone, and the  smoke is driving out of the -windows of the  next story below on the south-east corner. It  mav be possible to save the lower floors. '"..  New York, April 18th.���������The ^Heralds'special says an expedition to. Russian America  is being organized by the department of State  for the purpose of making a thorough survey  of it, and also Explorations. It will start  about the first of May; the Officers have not  been designated' though Professor Bayard  Smith or Nooning will be one of the movers.  It will assemble' at Sau.Francisco and take  I the Revenrie Cutter Lincoln and go to Sitka  and thence explore the interior and coast.  New York, April 18th.���������It is rumoured that  negotiations are pending with England for  the purchase of the Western portion of Br;*-  f "fish tfoitirablr'itrclatff^^  The only difficulty in the way of that consu-  mation seems to be that Seward insists on turning in the Alabama claims as payment, to  which Lord Stanley, Foreign Secretary, demurs.  < Rochester, N. Y., April 18th.���������The Canada  papers complain that a gold excitement is  prevailing among the young men there. Companies are forming through Canada. Machinery is being transported at great expense.  Claims are sold at from five to fifty thousand  dollars. The Madoc district presents the  chief attraction. . '-''   ' ".���������'���������'fi.  New York, April 2Cth.���������Gen. Lefevre of  Ohio was yesterday nominated for Governor  of Washington Territory and rejected.; A fifi- :  The Tribune's Bpecialsays that.-after careful examination; he finds, the offices.that are  remaining vacant are,; the-Naval Officer at  New York, the Consul General at Havana,  one internal revenue assessor, and' two post  offices in-Pennsylvania, eight post offices, in  Illinois, and three in Wisconsin, one internal  re ve nue, and two p ost ^offices in Missouri and  Tennessee'/'-   ; ' :. -"   '���������'.-..  "'-  New Orleans, April 23rd.���������It is estimated  that the loss to the United States, of internal  revenue, on account of the destruction of this  years crops'of cotton, sugar and molasses, by  the flood, will be between eight and ten. millions of dollars.  Berlin, April 18th, (evening).--It is reported that the French frontier is to be put  on a war'footing, and ambulances purchased,  and tbM the French reserves will be called in  oh the 1st of May.  Prussia is making preparations for war.  London,. April 18th.���������Berlin despatches  say that the speech of the king at the closing  of parliament caused distrust throughout  Germany.  April 20th.--A plan for the settlement of  the Luxembourg question, has been submitted by other powers. France is willing to  accept; Prussia has not replied. It is believed that the peace of Europe will be kept.  April 21st.-���������Gladstone has signed a letter  ioTwhich he"virtually resigns the leadership  of the liberals.  London, April 13. ���������The Princess of Wales is reported to be at the point ol death. A surgical operation Is necessary, but she cannot endure tho pain,  and is too weak to take -chloroform. The news has  been carefully kept from the public.  25,0D01bs. of MEBCHANDIZE1!  Miners, Merchants, and Restaurant Keepers,  take a chance.  NO   HUMBUG! GOOD   FRESH; BUTTER  fifi,   @ $1.25 per lb.... - .  L. MOUTTET & CO.  Richfield, 1st May, 18G7...     - la    fifi.  1  ?  Adams, Pearcy & Co.,  BARKERVILLE,  Hat?e just received a choice selection of  CAST IRON COOKING STOVES  August SteimpeM, a  S HO E MAKER,  BARKERy ILLE.  A large assortment of Boots and ..Shoes always on  hand. 1-.--. -  C. STROUSS,  DEALER IN  1  ETC., ETC.,  BARKERVILLE.  TIN  PLATE  AND   SHEET  IRON,  . with various other articles in their line of trade.  jggr* All Jobbing in the Tin, Sheet Iron,' Copper and  Zinc trade attended to, and warranted to give satisfae.  tion.   ' .   .--_ j ' ;���������. ���������  ������������������.:������������������ .fifi. ;���������.���������.'���������.:."��������� fi--;--. yfil.  F E N F O L D'S  SALOON,  ' .'  - ������������������^BARKERVILLE. ":; ' y"-;/;; :  MR TENFOLD BEOS TO ANNOUNCE TO HIS  friends that his new BILLIARD SALOON is now  open, where every attention will be paid to the com*  fort of his visitors.      . fifi fifi A  THE BEST LIQUORS & CIGARS  That can be obtained In the market will always be  found at the BAR. -���������-..."  A Hare Chancs for-Inye sine nt.  THE uOCCIDENTAL HOTEL," BARKERVILLE,  together with Restaurant, Bar and Fixtures,  Range, Cooking Utensils, Furniture, Beds and Bed-  dim,' will be sold cheap for cash    Apply on the pre-  mfscsto ���������"���������,~ ~���������~ "TXa'XBLTirmUKBm'A -  Barkerville, Williams Creek,    )  April30th, 1807; - j   -.   :-2w-y  LOST.  N THE ROAD BETWEEN THE BLUE TENT AND  LakeLaHache, on or about 20th March last, a  Pocket Book, containing $75 in money, and four notes  of hand, drawn by Denis Murphy and F. J; Barnard,  in favor of John Selmon, amottnting to $1,100. Any  person who will deliver the same at tbi3 otlice, will be  suitably rewarded."'     .fifi'.  .-"  The'public are hereby captioned against negotiating  said notes, v      v  ���������:���������  Blue Tent, ITth April, 1867. . lm  With private entrance, are attached to tbe Saloon.'  Barkerville, 1st May, 1887. V..   "' ' ���������  1-8  WAKE-UP-JAKE    v  Restaurant, Bakery,  ������������������AND ���������V ' -.���������  BARKERVILLE  .   /FOUND; ...;.  ONTHE  WAGGON  ROAB,   ^BELOW   LAKE   LA  Hache, a note drawn by Dugald McLean, in favor  of John; Shaw, for $50, dated 9th s May, 1863.    The  owner may have the same by applying at this office.  1st May, 1867.  : Wv Winnard,  LACXSMITH;  BARKERVILLE.  PARIS   AND    LONDON    HOTEL  AfiAfifi AND RESTAURANT,    ���������  RICHP1ELD.  S   E  Among the uiany^acts passed during the  lute session of the Legislature, that which is  of most importance to us is the Gold Fields  Bill, but as it has not yet been made public,  we are afc present unable to pass any opinion  ou its merits.   In spite of the exertions made  laat winter by several of the select members  .. of the,Legislature, aud the repeated se.iicita-  tioDS on the part or* the colonists themselves,  b y p e fcitio it an d o the r wise, for the ab o li tion  ���������of the Road Tolls, either in whole or in part,  it/seems the government has determined to  confcihiie this unequal im position for at leas t  another year, on-the plea that the revenue of  the colony would suffer too great a dim inn-j place of Mr. Robert Greig, who has loft the BaruVs  tuin bv lis abolition:   We have only;^briefly jwrvice. Wm. c. ward,  zitadiHl to a (������w of the topics which at pros--j   Victori,l5 Apr|, 25lh> 18fl7>  THE     STEAMER  TE R P R I  WILL RUN AS FOLLOWS :  LEAVES   QUESNELMOUTH  . - ;��������� ..��������� a , _on���������y''  Thursdays and Sundays,  AT SIX O'CLOCK, A. M.,  LEAVES   SODA   CREEK  '���������ON���������    ..  Tuesdays and Fridays,  AT FOUR O^CLOCK, A. Mv  Quesnel mouth, May 2nd, 1867. 1  with  tbe best brands of  The undersigned have refitted this woll known house  which is now open for the accomodation of the  public.  The Bar will be supplied  LIQUORS and CIGARS.  JSST* Meals and Beds furnished at all houra.  G. FONTAINE,  F������LIX POUCHOT.  ;.���������-��������� ������������������', Proprietors.  Richfield, 1st May, 186T. 1  N ANNOUNCING  THE   REOPENING   OF THIS  houso'for.the'season, the proprietors wish'to inform their friends and the .public generally, that they"  wiU spare no pains m order to merit the patronage of  all who give them a call, . ,  .; r fi.fi.     Meals.at all hours.    >       . 1  .   ;^EW; tin shop. :  THK UNDERSIGNED have commenced in the abovo  business next door to MundorlTs stables, BarkerJ  ville, and solicit a share of publicpatronage.   .  CAST    IRON   STOVES  Always on hand.  New Work  and Jobbing  Done at reasonable rates.  #5>������0ur Tenm^ run regularly between Yale 8������������t  Cariboo and all orders in'our line of businoss carefully  attendod to. V  ;   I . E. PEARSON & BROS.  NEW EL DORADO SALOON  BARKERVILLE.  HAVING PURCHASEDTHE INTEREST OF ROBERT  DEXTER iu the above-uamed Saloon, tho. under  signed would respectfully solicit a continuance of the'  patronage bestowed on the late firm, which by u strict  attention to business he will endeavor to merit.  The TERPISCHOREAN ART is nightly practised at  this Saloon, and the Bar is,stocked with tho choicest  LIQUORS and CIGARS.  J0* Boys please give us a call.  JAMES BURDICK,  1 Proprietor.  ES   P/TAYl.  Druggist,  barkerYixle.  AS CONSTANTLY ON HAND A CHOICE SE-  lection of Dbogs an*0 Patk.vt Medicines, including the celebrated Golden Balsam, and Murphy's  Mixtures, for the complete cure of Secondary Syphilis.  Also a great variety of Sarsaparillas, Hair Brushes,  Tooth Brushes, Combs, Tooth Powders, Sponges, Fancy  Soaps, Lubin's Extracts, Rose Water and other Perfumeries, Garden Seeds, &c, &c.  Just received���������'an assortment of Stationery, Pocket  Diaries for 1867. and Billiard Table articles.  P. S���������Prescriptions carefully compounded.        1  A. MePherson,  T  BREWERS,  BARKERVILLE.  *;  HAVE. ALWAYS  ON HAND   A GOOD  STOCK OF  Beer, Liquors and Cigars.  They would invito their friends to give them a call  4th May, 1867. 1  I  R.HENRY SHIRLEY   BLUNT   HAS BEEN Appointed AGENT for this Bank at Barkerville, in  NOTICE  S HEREBY GIVEN, THAT HAVING BOUGHT THE  in teres* t-v of-James Thurber, in the "Occidental  Saloon,"'together with House and Fixtures, this is to  caution any person from negotiating for the same,  either to buy or rent, as I shall not encourage tbe  same, it being solely my property.  WALTER E. LAWLESS.  Barkerville, May 3,1867. - ��������� 1-3  ��������� AND ���������  JEWELLER,  AT E.   HODGENS'  OLD    STAND  Barkerville, 1st May, 1867.   . 1  Dissolution of Partnership  fFHE PARTNERSHIP heretofore existing between th������  X undersigned is this day dissolved, by limitation.  All debts due to tho late firm may be paid to either  party, both being authorized to receipt ior collections  made, and all liabilities will be liquidated by P. N������U-  FELDER, who will continue the business at tho old  stand.  F. NEUFELDER,  J. J. BKAMLEY.  Richfield, 1st May, 1867. 1  Manager.  Mm  Estate of Honore Lions, deceased.  LL PERSONS INDEBTED TO TttE SAID ESTATE  on the co-partnership account with DODERO, or  that have any oi the properly, are notified to pay and  deliver th8 same forthwith either to     ��������� ���������������.  PETER MANETTA,  or CHAS. DODERO, proprietor,  Cameron ton, ft G.  Dated 5th February, 1867. 11-3  A CARD. ���������  Victoria; V. I.,       V  April 8th, 1867. /  MR. G. WILSON,  Sir,���������I was very much surprised at your being fn  such a hurry to make the first deposit ; it will be  impossible for me to reach Williams Creek by first  May, but I shall be sure to be up before July. when I  will flght you on the terms you propose '.ft I am very  sorry I could not came to time, but my business prevents me, hoping when I do arrive, everything may be  satisfactory, and that we may have a square thing  and no favor.  mai '- . JOE-EDEN.  0PPENHEIMEB & CO,,  W H OLESA L E  ��������� AND ���������  II  (���������*aja|  1  m  i  mm  ^^  H  H  mm  n  ��������� rifilS^mmW^mFtnSli  MONDAY, MAY tf, 1867.  ���������-_BARKERVILLE FIRE COMPANY.  An ordinary monthly meeting of this Company was held at the Fashion Hotel, Barkerville, on Thursday evening last.   After the  adoption of the minutes of the former meeting? five new members were elected, increasing the force to 27 active members.   The  committee '-; on finance reported that subscriptions for the use v of the department to the  amount of $676. bad: been:'.procuredj_ andy that  /  several additional  subscriptions ������coaldy be  { ^dded tp the list, if time was alio wed them to  'complete their canviass;   Time was accord  ingly granted.   It appears that theestimated  '   cost of the tamk -and all the necessary apparatus, fi.will not exceed $946, thus leaving only  a ^eficiehS^ of $276 to be made up bypsub-  scrip tion. UEt was determined that fee tank or  ���������reservoir should be built at a distance of 100  feet from'the' street, in tie rear of Mr. Strous*s  store, as being the most central position ��������� in  fifi- town, -and;, the secretary; was instructed- to  udvertize for tenders to construet; the' same,  with a capacity; for holding 4,000 gallons of  water, and measuring twelve feet in; length,  by two fee t in width, and three feet in dep th.  After some diseasslbii on the su-bjecfc of pre*  curing a house-in which to .".store the property  fififi of the company, it/was resolved .that the old  fi. churchy being public proper^, be used in the  _   me an time.for that .purpose,   li was agreed  ���������that a special meeting;, befifiheld fi thislevening,  ���������at half-past eight o'clock, for the purpose of  -deciding on the tenders.    After which the  meeting adjourned.  Official Movements.���������We gather from our  exchanges that con. P. O'Rielly was to start  '���������on the 24th inst. to enter on his duties as Magistrate at Yale. Hon. H. W. Ball was to leave New  : Westminster for Cariboo on 25th ult. It is ru-J  mored thakhon* C. Brew will succeed Mr. Ball  ���������as Commissioner for Cariboo, when the latter  again fills the office of Colonial Secretary in  the absence of hon. A. N. Birch:   .Mr. Spalding is .destined for Nanaimo to relieve Mr.  . "Frankly n, who has obtained a leave of absence  ;; for six months,   Mr Cox goes to Big Bend  ���������>and.Kootenay and Mr. Sanders to Lillooet.'  Accident.���������On tbe 22nd ult,, while Mr. Pel-  'letier, proprietor of the Cottonwood Ranch,  %was out shooting, he slipped his foot on a  : apiece of ice and fell, causing the charge of his  ���������gun to explode and the contents to pass through  the'palm of his left hand,   lacerating it iii  a frightful manner..   He was conveyed the  ���������same evening to this, place on a sleigh, when  the wound was dressed by Dr. Chipp.   There  is no-danger of bis losing any of his fingers  ���������although -it js doubtful whether he -will ever  'recover the use *o? some of them.  MINING INTELLIGENCE.  Fake Reduced.���������As will be seen by a reference to our advertising columns, Mr. Barnard  has reduced'the fare by stage from Yale to  -Soda Creek to $60, and through to Barkerville, to $85, Mtb the view of encouraging;  travel by this means, and when the present  Aiigh price of every: descriptibn of feed; and  the absence of allycdnipetition, is considered,  Mr. Barnard certainly deserves tfre patronage  of the travelling public.  Steamer EKTERpRrsE.���������Travellers will be  glad to hear that this steamer,now owned by  Mr. E ��������� Maiwin, 'Victoria,: has commenced; making regular trips twice a week, between Soda  Creek and Quesnel; the first trip was made on  29 th ultb; vWe understand she has underwent  ���������a thorough overhauling, having been newly  ^painted and fitted up: with additional state  ��������� -rooms'&c. ,-���������'-. y;v  REsiGNED.-~We understand that Mr. R*'  Greig who as acted as Agent for the Bank of  'B, 0., on this creek, for. the past two years,  has resigned his position,-andAhas been suo  needed by Mr. Blunt, a gentleman favorably  known here. Mr. Greig intends to turn ah  "honest miner," we wish him him every buc-  -cess in his new vocation/  For Cariboo.���������Mine host of the 74-mile  house, who has a peculiar penchant for tak*  ing the census of the travellers on the road  thither, informs us that 102 men had passed  his'bouse up to the 15th ult. His record for  last year shows that 700 Celestials had passed  for the same destination, and but few had  returned:  Treasure Export.���������By the Express that left  here on the 24th ult.,the Bank of British North  America sent below $130,000 in gold dust, being a portion of the amount purchased during  the past winter.  Waoes.���������The current rate of wages in this  district throughout the summer, will  |e<tween $5 and $7 a day.  $j&* The quarterly meeting of the members of the Cariboo Literary Institute, has  ;been postponed till Saturday, the 11th inst.  ������BhMr.J. G. McWorthy, who, it will be  remembered, paid us a visit last summer, has  arrived at Victoria. It is said to be his in-  Mention to work some of our quartz leads*  range  WILLIAMS CREEK.  : If our mining report is rather devoid of exciting accounts of rich strikes, it is to be attributed <&iefly to the scarcity of water, for  every necessary preparation has been made  by claimbolders to take advantage of the very  first thaw, and they are impatiently awaiting  that event when it occurs.   Within the past ten  days,the weather has been  very unsettled;  wehave had falls of snow and rain at intervals-followed by cold and frosty nights, but  should we be fortunate enough to enjoy a few  days of mild weather,'there will be very little  cause for complaining of the want of water.  .The Bradley-Nicholson co?y are making preparations for ground sluicing their frontground  and 'rill start washing as soon as they can  get water.���������The Chinese co?y have been making from $10 to 2oz. a day to the hand through  the winter.���������The Taylor co;y are doing well.  r-Deadwood co'y are running a drain to tap  the hill channel; Chey work from the upper  shaft of the Wide-West co?y.��������� Wide-West co'y  have made something over expenses during  the "winter-.���������Jenuy Lind co'y have run a tunnel and struck a hiir channel, which yields  good prospects, they are now waiting for water  ���������Henrietta co'y have been running a tunnel  all Winter, they expect to get Into the channel  ia: a few days.���������Forward co!y worked all winter-and have been taking out.about $12 a  week/over expenses.���������Casket co'y have been  engaged for the last ten weeks in' running a  new tunnel into the hill where they"7'struck a  igp^fij^p^ecv^fiiheyfi are,^now ..washi$g^  McLaren co?y'-lattencl Vor������ing their claim this  season by hydraulicing, everything is ready to  commence operations when 'water is  more  plentiful; there is some rich .ground in this  claim,': two men having taken out in two weeks  last wiuter with a rocker 70 ounces.  ���������The following claims, which were at work  airwioter, - taking out good pay, have suspended -operatioas till the creek rises and  washed off the accumulation of tailings: Well  Mary-yiAnn co'y ; Brouse coiy ; Dutch Bill  cp'y; Bailey co'y ;Steadman co'y, and Six  Tised Pete co'y.' *  'There are no claims at work b.etweenrRich--  field aiid the canyon.    The Bed Rock Flume  co'yr intend to start soon.���������The first claim  which has made a start below tho canyon, is  the Burns Tunnel co?y, who: are busy erect-  ingjheir galvanized iron hydraulic, hose.���������  The Chipps co'y have run a long surface  draih.vand are new -sinking a shaft at the'  upper A end   of   the 'Foster-Campbell  cVs  gronnd. ���������El. Dorado cojy are running a tunnel-into the hill in the rear of the Diller co'y,  add are finding good indications.���������Diller co'y  aresinking a new shaft.���������The Bald Head co'y  b&ve just commenced. washing ; tbey washed  up";;;bn:  Saturday   40  ounces.���������Bed    Rock  Drain, has just reached the Bald Head coy's  upper shaft, and isbeing pushed ahead so as  to tap the -Sheepskin co!y.���������Welsh co'y are  sinking a new shaft near their 'upper line, and  W?ll bottom in a tew d ay s.-^ Australian co'y  are just starting to wash.���������Hit or Miss co'y  will work from an open cut as soon as they  get  water.���������Cariboo co!y 'have  just commenced to work from their lower shaft, where  they  cleaned  up   on  Saturday   120  ozs.;  they have found a channel 17 ft. deeper than  has yet been worked, in which good prospects'  are found.���������Lillooet co'y are getting ready to  wash.���������Davis co:y are in readiness tq wash  when they have water,���������Borealis  co'y are  setting their sluices, aud preparing to work  from their new tnnnel.���������Never Sweat co'y are  running a tunnel from the -creek, which will  occupy, them 3 weeks before they reach pay.  ���������4-Caledonia co'y "worked through the winter  with rockers,   and made  expenses;   they  washed up on Friday for 4 shifts, about 12oz.  -���������Nevada co'y are siking on a channel which  they passed  over last summer, where they  expect to find pay���������Last Chance co'y have  been working with rockers underground ail  winter, and making expenses.���������Cameron co'y  washed with rockers underground all winter  and made,good wages; are now preparing to  wash.-^-Forest Rose co?y worked the greater  part of the winter in their back ground with  one rocker, and declared a dividend of $140  to the share after paying the wages of 11 men;  they have just bottomed a shaft at the head  of the old incline jn which a good prospect  was obtained, and will commence washing in  a few days.���������Prairie Flower co'y worked last  week with a rocker and made wages for 10  men ; before'they can work their ground to  advantage they havo a tunnel to run 200ft. farther.���������Dead Broke co'y are running a prospect drift into the hill near their lower lines,  ���������Prince of Wales co'y have worked a streak  of pay, 30ft, from the surface, through tho winter, and took out fair pay; they will start this  week to wash from the upper shaft.���������Rankin  co'y have also been working for the last  ���������month on the same streak of pay as the last  named co'y and have made good wages.���������  The Bailarat co'y was lately organized^ with  the view of draining and working the ground  formerly owned by the Union, Marysville,  Phelan, Hart, Oram and Adams co'ys which  had to be abandoned by reason of the difficulty experienced in working them on account  of water. The co'y consists of 16 members,  and the area claimed is no more than what  the law allows by pre-emption, 1600ft. in  length by 300ft. in width. The length of drain  required is estimated at 2,500ft., of which  GOOft, has already been completed. When  drained, this ground will be very valuable  not because of any rich pay it contains,  but from the circumstance that it can be worked during the winter with the water which  runs from the present Bed Rock Draihl' No  small credit is due to the enterprising projectors of this undertaking for the benefit that  the public will derive by the opening up of  ground which wot'ld have remained profitless  perhaps for years. ���������.������������������./' ���������;"-/  fifi; STOUTS   GULCH.  The-Floyd coy, having completed their  flume and raised a shaft, through which to  use their hydraulic, will commence washing  to-day.���������Alluras co'y-have boxes set iu their  tunnel and are now engaged in raising a shaft  at their upper lines; they will be taking out  pay in the course of a week.���������Jenkins co'y  have bottomed their shaft at 65ft, and are now  putting up a wheel and hoisting gear, to be  ready to wash when they can procure a supply of water. All the other companies above  this are waiting for water.  fi LIGHTNING CREEK.  The Blyth co'y have worked during the  winter with but little success, until the beginning of February, when they struck fair prospects, having washed out in two weeks about  27oz.���������Eastern co'y, formely the Ayrshire  Lass, struck a good prospect lately in their  iudication.of bed rock.���������Welsh co,y arc finding promising signs of pay in a tunnei they  are running.into the bank.���������Eureka co'y are  just starting to run a tunnel into the same  bench as the last named co'y.���������Ross co'y are  sinking a shaft on the point opposite the town  of Van Winkle. It is estimated that there are  about 50 men now located on this creek and  its tributaries,   v v  ANTLER CREEK.  r The Smith co'y who have been engaged in  ruuning a bed rock tunnei all winter, into the  flat opposite the site of the old town, where  good prospects were found last fall, have got  in about 250 ft., but the air has become so  bad that they are obliged to raise a shaft for  ventilation. . It is expected that they, will  haye to run 40 or 50 ft. further, before the  channel is tapped.  .    /KEITHLEY,S,:OREEK.  The only co'y at work on this creek is the  Anglo-American, which was formed last  winter for the purpose of working by hydraulic a bank 50 ft. from the bed of the creek.  They h'ave just started.  [:.:���������'    Afi .-LAST CHANCE-CUEEK.   Two companies will commence "operations  on this creek as soon as water can be had ;  one will employ \%; and the other 5'men,  ���������DAVIS CREEK.  There will also be two companies working  0������ this creek during the season, the .prospects  being encouraging.  HORSE FLY CREEK.  It will be remembered by many that in the  summer of 1866Y the government supplied a  company of four men with provisions and  tools, Xo prc-)spect this creek.    The work was  carried on during that season, but as no discoveries were made a't its close, no further  aid was furnished them from  government.  Nothing daunted, however, by this, the party  procured means from their friends, and continued to prospect through the winter, and in the  following spring received some further assistance, by which they were enabled to prosecute  the work till last-fall, still without any satisfactory results-; having, in the meantime, run a  tunnel over 400 ft., and sunk several shafts,  without finding  bed  rock.    Unfortunately,  their tunnel has since caved, owing to the  very loose nature of the. ground : it is their  intention, however, this spring, to gr6und  sluice a cut up to the end of the drive, and start  drifting again.   Great  confidence- is  felt by  the party in eventually finding good diggings,  and we sincerely trust they may, for so much  perseverance under every difficulty deserves  to be richly rewarded.  ' -..   '    GROUSE CR15EIC.     ,"  A great deal of prospecting has been carried  on through the winter on this creek, but as  yet no indications have been found of the continuation of the-' Heron' lead below that co'ys  lines- It is believed however that the Tiger  co'y, located on the opposite bank of the creek  about a mile below the Heron co'y are on the  channel, as they are now down with a shaft  some 40ft., without any sign of bed rock. The  Black Hawk co'y are supposed to have the  greater part of the lead on the Heron coy's  upper lines.   Owing to the scarcity of water  gulch will eclipse that of 1865. The Ericcsuri co������y ore  preparing to wash from an iuclina ruu in from Williams creek Thnir prospxts nr<-good.���������United co'y  worked with a very small heau of water last week,  washed up yesterday 472 oz.���������Home Stake ce*y  have got into the channel, and are preparing: to wash.  ���������Hood co'y arc in 250 feet, und bxpect to strike the  channel soon.���������A ndinber of shafts are being sunk by'  psospecting parties above the Utter co'y, but notlumj  has yet beta struck.  GOLD COMMISSIONER'S COURT:  (Before Warner R. Spalding Esq.) ]  15th April, 1867v  Eagle Co., Williams Creek* v. W. Manuel  and others���������Defendants to show cause why  Plaintiffs should not be put in possession of  one-third of the Eagle claim, viz., 233- fee,t.  Judgment for Plaintiffs, with costs.  22nd April, I8C7.  <xronse Creek Bed Rock Flume Co., v. Ca*  nadian Co., per C. Booth. foreman���������Defendants to R*how cause why they should not be  ejected as trespassers from Plaintiffs' ground;  Judgment for Plain tiffs, with costs. The caso  has. subsequently been appealed to the Supreme Court.  27tb April, 1667>  John Puelz y. Forest Rose Co., per R.  Deighton-, foreman���������A suit for $187, being  amount of wages due PIaintitf. Judgment for  Plaintiff ;eosts divided,1  29th April, 1867; fififi  W. White and J. Nesb.it, v. -Fifeshire Lasa  Co., Lightning Creek, per J. Blyth,foreman���������  session of two full interests in this Co.   J-udg-  nient for Plaintiffs, with costs. -  V.  ->-.<, J-.!������/    tfO-btf V*������������������������<��������������������������� ������������������������������������.  Caught at Last.���������The Indian who murdered Morgan at Soda Creek some two years ago,  and effected his escape from jail at Quesnel-  month, has at last been captured on the border of the neighboring territory. In being  conveyed across the Columbia be tried to escape from the officer in charge by .jumping  into the river, but was secured and taken to  New Westminster Jail, -where he now lies.  The sooner a.piece of hemp stretches his neck  the better.  Tjgfrfi The steamer California arrived in  Victoria on the 25th ult.. bringing 70 passengers, amongst whom were a number of old  Caribooites. In entering^the harbor, she got  aground on the spit opposite the Hospital,  and at last-accounts had no! got off.  Arrivals.���������Deputy Sheriff Lee and Lady,  Messrs, B lu nt a nd O rman dy of the Ban k of  British Columbia, Mr. Lawsbn of the Bank of  British North America, \w\d Messrs. Kurtz and.  Peebles arrived by'last Express.  The Mail���������/The Express arrived yesterday  at noon bringing a large Eastern Mail, some  delay was occasioned in getting over the  mountain between here and Van Winkle owing to the softness of the supw.  The H. B. Co.'s steamer Marten was to have  made her first trip on the Lake last week.  ^^"The Express will not leave beforo  Thursday next.  c������  tkrooo Market Prices.���������With fhe exception of ham, bacon, butter and yea-st powders,  there is a fair stock ofguods in tbe maiket.  Gum boots and caudles are rather scarce, but  the supplies now on the way will be sufficient  to meet the demand. Freights from Yale on  goods to be delivered here between the 20th  and 31st May, average about 25 cents :  (none  do  no  'OO  , (American,)  {���������English,!  Flour,  Bacon,  Ham,  Sugar,  Beans,  Candles  do  Butter,  Tea,  Coffee, ground,  do.   green,   .  Cheese,  Tobacco,  Rice,  Lard,  Dried Apples-,  Nails,  Veast. Powder, (scarce)  Gum Boots, (scarce)  Beef,  t  Pork, fresh  Mutton,  Potatoes,  WHOI.ESAtB.  $22 00 $100 Us  cts fi li>  BlfTAII..  $24 00 ^ 100 ft*  cui %* Ih  ^ bos  ii  <l   . 50  ������c 3;$  $18 00  22 00  ���������'<-���������   ��������������������������� 2 00  ��������������� i 05 *���������/.  ���������l 125 "  u 75 <:  ���������������������������'������ 1 00 *{  " 2 50 f<  -       - 2������   ������������������-. .-*������  $8 00 $ 10 th c-n.  .   .'"..' 62. ' ^ thy  . ; :' '      ;. .50' ���������     -u   '--'  $9 00 ^ doz  $18 00 @ $26 00 ~& pair..  . SO cb ^ It,  65 ������?  30������ iO ���������������  20 l{  but few co'ys are taking out pay. From the  time the Heron co'y began to take out pay  last summer up till now, they have declared  dividends'to the amount of &17,000to the  share. The Discovery co'y divided $250 to  the share for last weeks work.  CONEUNS. GULCH.  BIRTHS.���������At tho Camp. N. W., on the 10th ;ult.,  the wife of Mr. James Jadson Toung, of a sou,  ,, In Victoria, V. I., on the 17th April, tho wife of Mr.  A. D. Mclnnis, of a daughter���������stillborn.  At Springfield Ranch, on the 17th April, Mrs. J. ifi  Calhraith, of a son. ��������� ������������������������    .fi  DIED.���������At Quesnclmouth, on tbe  19th   nil, of  consumptioa, John White, a native of Gourick, Scotland, aged 43 years.  . -California and Scotch pipers copy. .  At Brunnetto Farm, N. WM on.ibe 19th ult-., Laari,  flfth daughter of Mr. William Holme*?, aged 11 years  and nine months.  MARBIED.���������AtOIympia, W. T��������� on Friday, 10th  ult., by the Rev. Anthony Simpson, Julian B. Har-  riee, to Lucy Blanche Palmar, both of VictoriaT-V.I.  In Victoria, V. I, on the 22nd April, by the R-qv.  W, Bt������ioberg9r, of Talo, to Cathsr-  Father Mandart.  .,. *.������-������������... ���������*������������-������,��������� ���������  , ���������    There is very good grounds for supping, from pri. \ *������ McHu*h, el4������t to������ht������ of Heniy SfcHtegh, Kn.,  ������������  inlicitions, thai, the  ylcl-i pt gold from '��������� tWa;f^Vicecnt. , ���������ftJT YOUR SHOULDER TO THE WHEEL.  There's a voice that speaks within us,, v  ��������� If we own no craven heart,   '���������������������������'���������-  ���������As we pass along life's'path way    fifi-^  yfifi'Taking pur appointed part;  -And itbids us bear our burden,  Heavy though it seem and feel, -  ���������;   And with strong and hopeful vigor . '.  Put your shoulder to the wheel,   fifi  What though clouds are-darkling o'er us,  ��������� Tbey but hide a tranquil sky ;  ���������Or should storm-drops fall around us,  Soon the. sunshine! bids them dry.  ;  Never doubt and. faint and falter ;...  ���������fiyHeart, be stout and true as steel,    fififi  ^Fortune smiles on brave endeavor��������� -; fififi A:  vPat your shoulder to the wheeL   fififi  '' ��������� ���������'-'.'���������   - -."'"'' *.. ���������''.'..' - ���������.���������....      .  Folded hands1 will never aid us  fififi To uplift the load, of care; .  fififi. fi Up and stirring?? be your motto,  Meek to suffer, strong, to bear.  7Tis not chance that guides our footsteps,;:  ; \ "V Orlour d*estihy can seal;;fi. -".-;'������������������'       ;;."' A"  With a^will, then, strong and ready, 'fifi-fiyfi  ;      Put your shoulder to the wheel.  Men of worth have conn'd the lesson,  ���������y> Men of might have tried its truth,  ���������  Aged lips have 'breathed the maxim  In the listening ear of youth;  "And.be sure tln'oughoutHf's.journey fi.fifi.fi  * Many a wounded heart would heal,  ;, If. wo all as friends and brothers  Put our shoulder to the wheel.  *7r*HEE*^^ y,  fi.   Ib Ireland, a warming-pan is called a friar.  '.Not many years ago an unsophisticated girl  took service in a hoteL . Poor thing! she had  never heard;of a warming-pan in her life,  ;though she niad regularly confessed herself .to  : a friar! once a year.:-fi.        '-.:.   ���������.a, fifi  .   It happened on a; cold, drizzly night that a  ��������� .pries t took -a lodging at the ini'. '���������  He had  > travelled iar^ and. being weary, retired :at an  yearly;hour.;CSopnyafti}rv the mistress of the  ; libusei called, the servant girl^   /  vv* Betty,.put the friar into No. 6.'.  : Up-went Betty to the poor priest.;  'fi ��������� Your reverence must go up tb No. 6/  : > -\\ How���������what?' asked he, alarmed at being  disturbed. - ;'zfi: "��������� fi i" '.    fi -,  fifi'i Your reverence must go up to No.'6.' fififi.:  A There was no help for it. and the priest  -arose,.donned a;dre3sing-gown and went in-  4o':No.;:6.:'v ��������� v;"'   ' ���������' .  In about fifteen minutes the mistress called  ���������Betty:...;:   - v . , ../ .'���������    ��������� ���������        - fiy.yfi-.. - :  *Put the friar into No..4.?.,  "., yJBetty; said something about.disturbing his  reverence, which the mistress did not under-  a and. . So she tpld the girl ;in- a sharp voice  to do,as she was directed,.and she would always do right. Up went Betty, and the unhappy pries ^ despite his angry protestations,  was obliged to turn out of No. 6. and go, iu to  No. 4. But a little.time elapsed ere the girl  was toldtoput the iriar into No. 8. But he  was to enjoy no peace there.. Betty was again  ordered to put the friar into No. 3, and with  tears in her eyes she obeyed. In about an  hour the lady concluded to go to bed herself,  and the-friar was ordered into her room.  Wondering what it all meant Betty roused the  priest, and told him to go to No. 11. The  monk crossed himself,,counted his beads and  went into No..11.; .It so;happened that the  husband of the landlady was troubled with  the green-eyed monster. .Going to bed therefore before his wife, his suspicious were confirmed by seeing between ] his own sheets a  man sound asleep. To rouse the sleeper and  kick him into the street.was. the work of a  moment, nor was the mistake explained till  the next day, when the priest informed the  innkeeper what outrages had been committed  on him, and he learned to his amazement that  he had been serving the whole night as a'  warming-pan.  that " they came very near it that time.'^ Poor  devils I Let them continue to do so^ it amuses them, and it is certainly a highly amusing sight to those who take -the; trouble to  observe them. Our advice ts. if you have a  hard nut, never attempt to crack it���������you may  hurt your teeth; hand it to your neighbor,  give him tbe credit of possessing stronger  teeth than you ;, let him crack it and then you  can eat the kernel.  v      A STRANGE STORY.  1 kaew a strange old man with something  noble about him outwardly and inwardly���������he  might have sat for Retzschjs etching of the  j" Ancient Mariner," so exactly he resembled  it���������who, whilst living amid the Eastern civilization that had reared him, one day found  his aim moved.and his finger pointing,in obedience to nerves which he could not, or fancied he; could not, control. The finger pointed  westward, and he resolved to follow it. It  brought him to a door in a. town near ; the  source of the Ohio; at which he knocked. He  related how he had been guided there to the  inmates of the house, and he found them full  of.faith in his pointing finger. They entertained him for some days,.and called in their  friends, who sat around this Ancient Mariner  wi th silent expectation. Again his finger  pointed to the river, and to it the group followed Mm.. There they.found a raft waiting  to be employed, and the old man had an impression that they must ail get. on it, taking  tents, clothing, and provisions j and they  must float down the river to some place after  they, were to;found some kind of New Jerusalem.   Strange as it may seem, well-to-do  men ahd-womenV old and young, embarked  oh this singular'voyage. - On the slow raft,  shoved aside by hundreds of swift, amazed  steam-boats, they floated one or two weeks  without landing, until at length the old man  stood at the front and pointed to the shore  They left the; raft and made their way a mile  from the river, where they mapped out a city  and built some .cabins.    Then' the; pillar of  fire which had led them seemed to melt into  the light of common day.   One after another  they departed, leaving the cabins alone as the  monuments of their adventure; -Butlbelieve  that none of them again lived in the ordinary  way-in human society ; they have wandered  ever since through many parts -of the world,  as if seeking for-something tliey had lost.  Lately,: I saw some of them walking along the  streets of London, with the same sad expect-  ant look.   But-I doubt not they will all find  their way back to the: Ohio; where they belong, as castles belong to theRhineanddocks  to the Mersey.    Ages before, them, the red  aborigines floated down the .same��������� river, following their westward-pointed finger, : and  dreaming of.fairer hunting fields.   And, witb  only a more conventional superstition, steamboat instead of raft���������there went, before them  missionaries, Mormons, Owenites, and Califor-  nian gold-hunters.   Did any of them any more  find what they sought?���������'Frasers Magazine.'  VICTORIA ADVERTISEMENTS.  LONDON  HOUSE,  GOVERNMENT STREET, VICTORU.  WHOLES ALE  AND  RETAIL.  J. H. TURNER & CO,,  IMPORTERS OP  English & French Silks, Shawls, Dresses, Underclothing, Gloves, and every description ..of. .  Drapery Goods.  Receive regular supplies by Express via Panama and  by sailing vessols via Cape Horn. "  ��������� ' W "'  jfcs*. Particular attention given to all orders,        , -  London Firm���������J. P. Tunstam.& Co. 1-s  ESTABLISHED 1858.  VICTORIA  SEED STORE,  Corner of Langley Alley and Yates St.  fiy    MESSRS. JAY & BALES   ��������������� ���������  -,    Have opened tho above premises with a  LARGE AND WELL ASSORTED STOCK  OF  y^yy ;fi    pre  Agricultural,  SH  Vegetable,  AND  The business of the late flrrnof Jay &Co., Fort St.,:  and Springfield Nursery, will bo carried on by them  In all Its branches.        ' fi'-A  ..Fruit Trees and Bushes, Evergreen and Deciduous  Shrubs, Bulbs and Flowering plants of every descrip-  *taBr~ -*"���������>������������������'.' jv -fi- .r-*-������ -.-;���������-���������.- y~zfi'. -���������*^* *2'-i5; ~  OUR   COFFEE.  WE   ARE   FORWARDING   A  ROADSIDE ADVERTISEMENTS, ,  ST ABLINQ^r HORSES^  WILUm   McWHA,  '*-..:..  LYTTON CITY, B. C.v  Bogs to inform the public generally that he has  STABLE & COIiAlL ACC0MODATI0H  On his premises for upwards of 200 Horses. .  ..Hay and Oats for Sale cheap. '  GOOD SADDLE HORSES FOR HIRE.  TERMS   MODERATE. ;   la  .Y. . BOSTON   BAR  International   HoteL  THIS WELL KNOWN HOUSE is now open fcr try  . vellers.. The Table. Is supplied as formerly vrA)  the best the market affords, and the Cooking cannot  be excelled.    The Bar is stocked with the finest Lx  QtroRs and CioABS.   ^OD BEDS.  .��������� WILLIAM CHARTERS  1-s Proprietor.  G. E-ROMBROT,  BOSTON BAR, B. C,  Wholesale and Retail Merchant in  GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS,  LIQUORS, .DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, &o.   Is  1   38 MUX    POST,  BETWEEN YALE AND LYTTON, B. C.  i Hotel,   Excellent Cooking.   GOOD. BEDS.  STABLING FOR HORSES.  :  TIMOTHY HAY and OATS at Lowest Rates.  BOOTHROYD  BRO'S,  .1-8 Proprieters.  Packed in Tins of from two to twenty^five pounds  each. ���������'-.    '-'���������"  ��������� ......-���������'..  WILSON & MURRAY,  :  1-s Fort,street, Victoria.  THOS, WILSON & CO.  IMPORTERS OF ENGLISH MERCHADIZE  Wholesale and Hetail,     . -.  NUT CRACKERS.  Here is one of the wise sayings  which are  "He who  going the rounds of the press  will .eat. a nut must crack, it." ...  ��������� This is in many cases false.   Soine men are  fortunate enougli to get others to crack their  nius for them, while all they have to do is to  eat the kernels.   Many a man has bad a hard  nat of a claim, which he has hammered at for  many a .month, with pick and shovel, and at  rlength has.deserted it; then in jumps one of  those lucky fellows, who always get their nuts  c ra eked for them, ^and with a few strokes, disco vers the golden kernel, which his unfortunate predecessor spent so long trying to reach.  Bali 1 fi There are thousands of people- ��������� who  were sent irito th*s world expresslyto act as  ������������������"������ ut-prackers for others >yho are sen t in to the  world to eat them.   The poor nut-crackers go  on cracking n ut after nut, And in g h al f of th em  r btteh, aii d the o ther half, afford them* no pi ea-  enre; the kernel slips away between their  teeth, and leaves thera crunching shells;   But  the  t   t%H-iog,t&ms^l^es,'ailer each failure to de-  rise (aui%;beiK*6tfrom their industrious, efforts,  ' A Nioger's Idea of the Telegiupe.���������At  the railway depot in Lowell, not long since,  i Look a hea, Jake/ said Sambo, his eyes dilating, and his rows of shining, teeth protud-  ing like a regiment of pearls, .' Look a hea,  Jake ; what you call dem ar'?' * What ar ??  rejoined Jake. 'Dem ar I is pint in toV 'Dem  ar is postes,' said Jake. ' What!' said Sambo  scratching his head; ��������� dem are postes wid de  glass?' 'Yes, de.same identical,' returned  Jake, f Ah, but you sees dem ar horizontal  wires.^ i Well/ observed Jake, 'de posts supports de wires.7 ' Gosh ! I takes you, nigger,'  ejaculated Sambo, clapping his sides, and  both setting up a loud yah-yah. 'But what's  de wires for?' said Sambo, after a pause. ' De  wires,' replied Jake, completely staggered  for a moment, and at a nonplus for a reply to  the philosophic curiosity of brother Sambo,  but suddenly lighting up with more than nigger fire, he said,i De wires is for to keep de  postes up!'  ������&~ At Pleasant Mills, New Jersey, lives  the oldest John Smith. His age is 117 years,  aud his faculties are not dim, nor his natural  force abated.    ���������  r9  M.U������|  Masonic Hall Government Street Victoria. ��������� Vs  ���������  ������������������ J. C.BEEDY,   '������������������'���������'.  COMMISSION & FORWARDING AGENT,  WILL  PAY PARTICULAR   ATTENTION  TO  SE-  . lecting, purchasing, or forwarding 'Goods for the  upper country.   ' .;  .  Any commission entrusted to his care, will receive  prortipt attention.  Rel'erences :���������W. A.. Meacham, E. A. Wadhamb, T.  Harper, T. Bromly. .....  Victoria, April, 1867. . fifi' 1    "  HOTEL DE FRANCE,  v      'Government Street, Victoria, V. I.  THE RESTAURANT is supplied with all the  delicacies of the season, and tho sleeping accomodation is replete with overy comfort. ��������� The best pf  Wines, Liquors and Cigars.  1-s J. BIGNE & CO., Proprietors.  A. W. PIPER,  CONFECTIONER,  Government Street, opposite the Theatre  pANDIES of every description manufactured and  MESSRS. CORNWALL'S..  T THIS WELL KNOWN HOUSE, half-wiy between  Spence's Bridge and Clinton, on the Yale Route,  Travellers will find Good Accommodation. Thebestof  living,' of Liquors, and of Wines Fresh Butter, Milk  and Vegetables.   Good Stabling and cheap feed.     1-s  The  Bonaparte House,.  SEMLEN & PARKE, Proprietors, at the  Junction of the. Cariboo and Big Bend Roads, is  now open for the accommodation of the public. Dis*  tance from Clinton, 26 miles; i'rom SavanasSteamboat  Landing, 22 miles; from. Spence's Bridge? 30 miles.  Travellers will find prices and accommodations to suit  the times. Give them a call. Stabling, Hay & Grain;  attentive hostlers. Stages leave here regularly for  Yale, and Cariboo    . . * 1-s  m  THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC AND THE PUBLIC  generally are. respectfully informed that the subscribers have purchased the CLINTON HOTEL pro.  pcrty, where they intend carrying on the Hotel busi*  ness so as to merit a shuns of public patronage.' ,The  TABLE will be found supplied with all the delicacies  of the season. The BAR with the best WINES. LIQUORS and CIGARS.  They would also inform the public that they have  opened a STORE at Clinton, where they will sell GROCERIES PROVISIONS, &c, at the cheapest possible  rates for cash.  SAUL & CO.  Clinton, B C., Feb. 28rd, 1867.     . 1  74-  \J sold, Wholesale and Retail.  1-s  Free Port for Ever!  \TTE THE UNDERSIGNED   TAKE   pleasure in an*.  VV   nouncing to our numerous- customers and tho  public, that wo will supply thera with tho best French  Lkatokk Boots (duty tree) ever oirered in B. C.  j9S~At our old Stand, Government St., Victoria, VI  1-S CHARITY.& BUTLER.  VICTORIA ADVERTISEMENTS.  they go on cracking nuts for other people in  'he 'most, patient manner all ��������� their lives, eom-  FRANKEL, Victoria, V. I., Dealer in Furs,  Skins, Hidks, Wool, &c. Liberal advances made  on Furs consigned. Reference���������G, Sutro & Co., Rein-  hart Bros, Victoria, V. I. 1-s  Jji   WATSON, Watchmaker, Jeweler  Jm and Engraver, Yates street, above Gov-  A. BULER & CO.'S  CHEAP Store.    LADIES' and GENT'S CAST' OFF  Oloihin if bought" and sold.    Secondhand Watches,  Guns, Pistols, &c , for sale.  Har Government street opposite tho Theatre.    I-s  DAILY and WEEKLY ������ BRITISH COLONIST  and VICTORIA CHRONICLE." Orders for mail.  iug either the.Daily or Weekly issues of the above to  auy part of Europe, the United States, Canada, Australia, &c, left at this ofllce or seat to Victojia will be  attended to. Terms in advance. Weekly, 12mos.,  with Postage, $7.50; 6mos. .do.;$4 7& Daily, 18  mos do.,. $23 ; 6mos doM $12 50.  ernment street, Victoria, V; I.  1-s  KWONG, LEE & CO., Commission Mkrchants, Im-  ypoRTERS, and Dealers in Chinese Goods, Victoria,  V. I>, Yale, Lillooet, Quesnolmouth, and Williams  Creek: " '��������� i-s  SUTRO & CO., Importers and Dbalers in  . CIGARS, TOBACCO, Meershaum Pipes, &c, SE.  corner of Yates and Wharf street, Victoria. s  MALLANDAINE, COLLECTOR  AND GENERAL  ���������AGENT,-Government Street, Victoria, V. I.   1-s  JULES RUEFF, Commission Merchant, Royal  Hotel BuiLi ing, Wharf ii reel Victoria, T. I,   l-s  CASAMAYOU begs leave to state that he  has removed his stock of Goods consisting of Groceries, &c, from Wharf street to the Brick Building  on Yates street, adjoining Cowper's Boot Store, opposite Wells, Fargo & Co.  He will sell his Goods by Wholesale, at the lowest  rates, for cash. 3>#s  CLEAL'S Coffee House and Restaurant,  - Government Street, Victoria, V, I. . This is the  cheapest, most comfortable, and best attended Establishment in the City  _The BAR is always supplied with the choicest of  Wines, Liquors and Cigars. 1-s.  WILLIAM ZELNER, dealer in Drugs, Medi-  cines and Chemicals, Fancy and Toilet Articles,  Sponges, Brushes, Perfumery, &c. Physicians3 Prescriptions carefully compounded and orders answered  with care and dispatch.  Victoria, V. I.  1-s-  TTENRY GREENBAUM, WHOLESALE LIQUOR  AX Store, Importer of Fine 5Iek*sohauh Pipes, Stems  Mouthpieces Cigars and Tobacco. Johnson street Vic-  tori* ��������� V. 1. ...  Ia  THIS OLD A>D WELL KNOWN HOUSE has been re-  -* cently opened by the undersigned, who will make  it his constant study by using every endeavour to accomodate the traveling public, to deserve a share of tha  patronage bestowed on the former occupants.  .  j8������=* The Bar contains nothing but the very best of  LIQUORS and CIGARS.   Give him a call  1-s EDWARD    TROFATTER  111 MILE HOUSE.  AGE IS NOTHING!  BLOOD "WILL TELL!  THIS HOTEL IS LARGE AND WELL FITTED UP  for the comfort of travelers; the Table is. supplied  with the best of everything that can be procurd, and  the cooking is not inferior to any on the road j Biedrodm*  for families; Slabling, Hay, Birley and Oats.  0S- Tho trail to Cedar and Horse-Fly kCreeks leaves  tho Wagon Road at this place.  1-s .     Wm. HENDERSON.  LAKE LA HACHE.  F. WALTERS, formerly of the 94 Mii������e House,  having purchased this Ranch, is now prepared  to accomodate tho traveling public with GOOD MEALS  and BEDS at moderate ratos. 1-s  SODA   CREEK.  A GREAT REDUCTION has been made i n the charges  at this establishment, so as to suit the times..  Meals, $1; Beds, 75 Cents.  McLEESE & SENAY,  Proprietors.  May  1st,  1867. / ..    ,']s  TS OPEN E0R THE. ACCOMMODATION OF THK  X Travelling public; the bedrooms are spacious*and  airy and the Beds cannot, be surpassed for.cleanliness ^  and comfort by ahy in the lower country; the Table is g|  always supplied with: the best of.victuals/-��������� Stabling ig  for Hora������a; Hay', Oat* and Barley cosiaiantiy. Oft hand.

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