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The Cariboo Sentinel 1868-09-29

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 ���������'&:.  HI  :SB__  ."JEKJ  IF  m  yy; yyyi       Barkerville, William- Creek, B C I* ^ir^""^  "#���������'������������������      _^= ===^ '=*������������ ~y-    -p^v ruesday; Sept. 29  ^"iROO SENTINEL j :^^i!__J^^  jFindlav & ..Durhaih.  1868.  "Na'42  :;(SEM,.WEEKLy PAPER.)  e_������#������ ^������&  hotels; &e.  j   '-.   -y.-.?-' ���������������������������'   *r  SAMUEL   WALKER  =fet  'XOTICfiS. Ac.  ,.    cm^week fioctadios cwi|c^BAX SHIRTS, with Collar*; superior i  ���������������������������SabscriptioB. *i P-1 v   _. |    ... .Aua.Uly. j  |h1 |!rrr^n������bie to tbo. wrier.   :���������      - ; ^ ���������^���������^-^ ^ j^^^ ^ Dnmm ]  *a!,5SS^^YiRP*    ' JENGLTSH      *      '     -���������������'���������:*     ���������   ;'.���������;./���������.  1{|'*"|NBS"- CAM��������� {  IXl^rzr^^^^r:^-^:::r;j:z-   rinrLarabsTrool Undershirt and Drawers.  :r::::::::"*" " ^o    heavy neck PANTS.  A. MePherson  LYTTON HOTEL,  LYtTON. ac.  Clue Denim Jumpers and Overalls.  ITTHMA'KE RS^*������  Caorass Jumpers, ;'���������-  M  v n * . Hahd-knit Aberdeen and'Oregoo Socks.  ��������� ASP���������  JEWELLER,  ���������;;! W\lWA\..^,,.,..  RETAIL  BUTCHERS,        - ��������� j DRESS GOODS, MANTLES, SHAWLS. &e. I  A'A&MM.  i^^__cj*'  General Order.  Gold Coxk:s������myKRrs Count.  ������ f 3fr 6rs*ea is- appointed 1&&3* *cs: ibis 'ord*r;"ts cir-  irk������oat.. ���������' . *yY& r-.t.... *.VY-V- ,-��������� >v^:'/' ���������-.>-.��������� .���������-������������������'  I a.'a      '-{Spied) yyyAvff:VAG~'ER&&y.Ay  y-y-   zimzrm-^pm    "----.   ������nw   %~r^^~ -r-; ^ tSie -Saprsizie* G3^^";^Ctvfi''ja^tevof.;  1.1 ni*. ^���������*-B*tJ?l������Ll>. xl>" .������-***   ^*U*K? x^r        -.--..! British'j.Coitcnlaa.   ���������-';���������:���������   ���������-.-:.-.':*--r*-'  Glintbii City,  BRITISH    COLOifBIA  :i������_iroiiti������.Me'.M tneptn^e fctret^re<X)LORED ROANS'.'  Bir)t-rri!h B C M*7 ?; im-    ��������� j*l.lra  BARBOUR'S SHOE -THREAD-  CROSSE & BLACKWBLL'S  SAIi IK\_**N".  "*t   I'-���������     ���������    VV���������������������������������������������*���������������*-������,    '/UK    ������AM      )fc������RS   Jr-RG^f  jYL pneteref:^ T**e������.r..\'_tK JJUe E^?e. Dtaefesf'  j'PfTiage,..bi^-to ancrak?? .ihn bavfe$r ''pcrchss������tf~dj������ j  ;( (CUaiffB Hcul prt^-ny, be Is prr?v*Kd to afibnf |  ��������� .������*x^r!Wnt. 8.cC'>ra&2-xUiH-a.to ihe tiswuung:-:paVttc_ I  | Tne Ui������l* _rtft a t s fi tin:-^ be w*!! s epp!i*t a ed. _q^; tfc* '  I Sar willl������&ih7a:td the cfciCKt !jq*������JT?. '       '  '���������*Vl  y )���������  ' l"<i'.J.vfi.-������  In Has aiittcr of^e'iSs^frai^:EiS������;?s of'  50Pau'i?6uiLLrARb^s_td'::.:-- -^'' ���������"  SCOTCH HOUSE,  FORT- STREET.   VICTORIA I CANADA PL A.TK  r   A. fflCLlliAW v & UO., -.,-    BCANKETS,-2ito.4^o1iitS^  Gb������p.au. 0tTnrrKK#,  I DUN VILLUS ,OLD IRIS^OTISKY, fe  4cvJ|. ������l^���������iu irM^I* W* **r   y PRICE'S"    EELMm A AsAmJi   OAK'!    .   J   ^cLEESS & SEKAT. PBOPRffil������������af  OH. .4w!':j? ."Str- tlimc^h Baton's Kn*rrs&.  S-rils*.  $m  DLE5. in 20 lb. box������L  ^flwrf������tr^n   Tict^vris. ^fen"  Ds NouTion & Kurtz,. Best GlotMiiigYStor  (.s'nccc<5ors to Bate Bros) j -^f--^  Pro  barker v i lle,  victoria;  visions, Liquors  an :ex&VB<ta& ssppon in U������e fctaiv.   Private rouipv-isri js& '  f������*-     ^'.111    '���������.���������*���������,    _ |M^,**._^i SOBA   CREESE   02f   TUISDATS    AND  At-ibeBsr will always be frand tls* cfc^cest breads | pptriAT-*   a* d^VlicAt v  of Wines, J^e^rs and G*ara. ] tKlUAXfc, a* aa^iig&t,  :Tft* Stable is. d������aat. attended..^y;a gooi feestler, -tad] .. ^jfi Lanier, is not H^i=:b!e.-fcr;leajfcage,of Oils 6  yAAilvAiyi vyvy^. -  '���������::Ai  JL>D  [ supplied -with tbe Iwrt-pwwadtr.cf.Use.cocatrv. ���������;   ; 1 oeher:lisaliiyshippec inii&$V'A  I' ��������� -3favl::-lS6S.-'"��������� :':���������;-.'-������������������'     ���������������������������'"������������������ -&ri"��������� .���������{������������������������������������ Qareatiiacstfe;-.JsaeI$.--.-iS^-:  CLOTHING.   iff  WlLLlAIS^R^NNiE  .;.thebm.Jt_trjp;  n-22 3m  * ��������� BEST or ii itv ;-    "v.Y'v1'3 *������������ w ^o  ^  ^aiDooRTOTOSEw^^'' r\*w*^*vxi*io^^^ ��������� _ ���������������       . ���������-      ~, ���������  ������k-'-Bijami^H^a' ltJ^h-      '    siLfcrovfefiSHiRTs, ���������       ;  jiu���������^ibeo^yxffi>^a^ naum B������Tvedat| j^jjiers^Provision StoreP  a  r'w^_  &BELLEY & FITERRS,]  .'���������'��������� *harf tiffin; nciwRu  -BPORTEH?' iw_ m*m>  LB AT H E'E ���������'YG 0 A T S.  l^lJSsiwMsrespseKW^ c-mfertabic.and f������*^j  AND WEST END FANCY HOSIERY. :. j���������_*^5Ste*r5"-������-  s������jL������������ja  H  Hi  i  III  i  i  mm  I  H  1  HI  "JK-aJHESjfl  ^^ French  ���������i.**������������- '^wf.irt'ia^iihtfc * W  - j.5  - ^-^mt^^^xorsJi, o^d oi" ho trsBj-: ,  ii&'?������������***!������. wm-r covEBsiiBST-JTBECT, viciowA;       |,      Great Reduction.  St   tY������"!n!'!������,^Wr,r. i i  ���������    {  UPPER EN"D OF BaRICERTILI^E,  CASB  %1}W,!  LESALE AND   RETAIL  j. H. TURNER & CO.  ^UnSitTu^' '.   J. K TURNER & co. j OCCIDENT  ^''CUiorti-:.  i������fORTi:p!������ yy  M"c!l������H&Ker���������.  K nmh fc French Silk^ SImvlf. Dre^cP, Ult-j  _  i   1  ������at which .-witt always be foaud a ^sS*������-l������ct5d sod  ! raiied a?son:������?ni of  JFES5H  GBOCERIES   and ' PSOVISIO"XS  "    .?" f C L OT HI.NG, '  'Best Srar-ds' TOBACCO,   ice. >Jcc.,.  ������������������    Qri^EU(0UTH " " "M|   SJ^^^ ^ " [BOARD" ANDPW   HA*   BK,N,M ^^^^^ ^  1N������iI������exi    TB: ! ESTABLISHED   I&& R*DLO*D iO I^;^^^S^^^^^  manetta".  ^lappaiJHi  J-M^fvr.__Vl[T p  ^ ^iw������l*ntftr , **������*r-  "**#���������**-^4*������������������ ri, "'   ��������� -' .T*"r������ t-*������ . ���������  1 -*"���������  a^-.B'  ... -.t yy  I  ������"-<Y"  ta_a_i___at_^____jt3^^  I-  ** WHAT OF THE MIGHT ?������     -' ;  In;this present' moment of darkness and  seeming adversity of. Cariboo   the   almost  ti ri i versa! sabi tation when friends or strangers  meet is, " what will be the results of the fire  and tbe droughtf|" What are the prospects  " o f Cari bo o ?���������'*   ���������' What d o th e "signs in d mate,"  &c. ;/That such questions should frequently  be asked' does/ not by any means seem-stfarige,'  ;*ftt that any should "be found on whose judg-  meut persons are taught,to rely, iwho will in  Vreply?th������!SBte-''t^dict;'th������ retrogression and  abandonment of the country is most certainly  ;/a matter *of surprise, but that such views/are.  "not* to any extent eft tartsiined/ino better evi-  ; 'denee Is lequ ired>than .to witness the rapidity  </>rith which Barkervilfe- is'feeing. rebuilt. ;fffe  -are no t of ; those who/ from private motives.  'would endeavor by falep-statements to draw  A$ep pielot.irip 1 tat to/"tbis; or any pther vprivioi  ������|thei colony of British Columbia, for we know  / full /well, that too .much deception in that  /respect has already been practised,' and too  many victims 6ave already been 'deprived of  ! the enjoymentYof borne, friends and wealth  % therfcb y; \A yet % we' ney e r b ad any th ing but.'! tb e  Htnost favorable opinion of British Columbia,  both in regard to its vast and inexhaustible  J ini ri eral weal th and Its many other almost  ���������^ntrpwratei^  the country** progress are removed ; when  facilities and inducements aro offered for  men to coin? Into the country and ; re main in  it, instead of being; kept out by. high fares;  exor bitant road J^/to iIs and a ba;d-system; oi"  lip ver nment/-' It oriiy requires * a; liftle irbore  patience ; much,:it is1 true* has already 'been  exercised\/bufr, the/ plistf uctions to {the 'settK  irigThp "aliid xieveloping��������� of the gbld; inines^s  well as the other resources of British Columbia, cannot; joe of long continuance '/; and  those who ''possess their souls ia 'patience*/  will see the realization of* their brightest anticipations of. Cariboo. ;"W*e> have in view  many bright and encouraging prospects for  the future of Carib oo, which we will present  in another article. ; / ''��������� l\ *  iGAxumm  NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.  i Ay     TOR   SALE,  ���������. ky ��������� d ���������/;; \l ���������' RipHFi eia), -::/.-' '��������� ���������'';. *������ =���������,  5 IT NOW STANyOS, WITH .STOCK AN0 FIXTURES.  *   ImnieiUatc po.sswsloutjiv'c'a^    ;'; ���������      "'���������;?.���������.;.���������''';--���������.  Apply oh the premises, or to F. Neurelder.     " "  iJST"Perscns, in^ebtod  lo   the "undersigned  will  please, come'-forward-au ft sottlo their accnuus...  *    J. HEDEtf.  Richfield, Sept. 28, 1SI38.-- ;���������' ��������� ,,- ;"-'���������".. se2$ _Jw  NEW ADVERTl^Eii^-  mad  Y^nrfoR/ Sextixk^ ^Barker vi He ^as 'been  reduced������������������ to ashes.. The Colo ny btfs sus tained  a calamity; -iii^the destruction of that town  frowi W h i ch i t ��������� wil I ta ke.(. b er, a en ris idcrab le  t \me to recoyeV.   Ho wrever - d isagreeabIo the  refiectiob0t/is;pne which'cannot beavoided,  that/the J mere hauls of Barkerville have; themselves to blani e for th ei r . p rOsen t p osi ti o n.  No, one couId witiiess the rapid progress of  tlie flames ;������pon Wednesday, and watch the  ({e^trnction of^sonuich^ valuable property,  then accumulation -of yeai^/ without   being  painfully itnpressed witn the utter: Want  of  organizatioinf. tbo pefiect help 1 essness of any  and everyXman to ari-est the devouring ei e-  f:ffl e^i 'tftfijjt 'mdfi ^W^AwM^^B^j^, ivTiff  CHEM A  MAS  f\w JIoxday; orrroritri -���������������-''���������'>.*��������������� ���������  -:;:;;pR^--:CHlPp^?^  l^^l.^AmVVu^VA:  _   _ ;^?������seon, :^Acdotj(^|;:Y  f. f    At home for consultation Han������   a* '    *  * l?8$$$. $^^if^*Tmm:  ^^^^.-���������fci^^^WfiS^lgj;;:  %ILL  SUPPLY  enters  BARK  taJid Bnilders  OF EFKRY PESCRIPTION, CUT TO  ORDER, WITHOUT ANT DELAY.;  |P&fe y ������������������  %aa. -:  Ay   ; -  A;y^y.mM.i  %A^yA A  AA\iTy "y-  A* y   ������,  WgmM  y^^-'y-;'    -��������� ��������� ���������--  IfWYY  J"8|&V./rN  |Sw>'   >    Y  &WA   i  4S^*^ Yr  IpP:' ���������-  mi ���������  ^Cto.tlie^easy^mauner in: which^wealthmight be  " obtained., * 'Instead ^ of saying here   w;as a  country which'/populatioir; / capital/ a nd in-  ^d ustry wo^ld in a feyr/years Tnake^productive  vcind   prosperous, the  idle, incompetent and  penny less were made to believe that. ^yoalth  ansi.produetion /required no. developement  but' that^ free and un toiled for; fortune -stood  inviting the embraco of all -who sought it.  H������re,.theh>: is thedistinction which  wo  wish  to'-be'drawnjbtd^ween^our praise of ^thecoun-  try and ��������� the <misrepresentationsY^hlcb were  nmde in former years.    This much, we say, in  order to imeet the charges which are made by  di������appouYf;d  aieu who  class  us, with those  who alius sd them by false representation to  stlek tt-d rn*nes.df Cariboo.   To return to the  question, what are the future prospects of the  country//   we  reiterate  what we have neve'i  p.��������� r.b [ P *'** v*e us negligen ce������ot th o ci ti zen s o f' Ba rk e r-  in,ui"    viiie; (for they have now paid dearly /for it,;  hi r tn or th an as a fac fc w hich p ugh t to i u d ii ct  They n ro also props rod to supply Builders with  ���������'���������' ' ���������.'-���������; - ������������������'-.i'.w^'i i-nszctr:  WaMA$Aa   y     ���������  P-ri-y -, \  .'~' 'Ay     :  1 v>  'Ai TV.  'AAA:"yyyyryl-y- -  ���������AtyyA-y '\      -v.r<,  '   r' !"'1|_"  A A AAA A A y AIM |I d;Jt������*;-ex-jp' ress A.. and fiy I ih /' I o of e,as 1 rigA -'co ri '"-���������  \y *;  jldeufee./tba^iho tuiui^rospects  of O^riboo.  van] tilecoVmy generally he er were-l ;jghft.r/  a ly ^   \   and" mic Y'ikyi *-whV slibiv: their faith' at the  jces   .'. moment in  y building   the   ruined  \   .,        . toVu ,*>f-13ark'jp tlie'''ni<u)if^t" a  degree  oi  soi.no ;tidg-ui?TiL u������-ii rtili be fully justified bv  r     tce>vents of coming years.    It is true that  4*    .> ni the pre&-cmt,-;-f,rn������nt a heavy  cloud rests*  ;  .  -    -'  "P<>n pur mining interests ; "a Reason, o f he-  -precedented drought-has cut-short by a largei  s     -       amount-tbe anticipated yield of gold ;   the  late opnfiagration-^as despoiled many of the  I   y   .  '    labor of/years," but" the. conntrv stands the  ���������   ���������    ;. ' 8������*������o W* its inviting gold  fields before iis.  Aa-v '" ;   .with an Jncreased -experience' as. to bow it is  ��������� y        to be mined.   So far,as William Creek is isoi'-  eerned it is quite .evident that a fresh 'supply  of water, must -be Obtained, from- some source-  that source, it is said, is Swift River    The'  aa      . ' ^stance, Uls true, is ���������-.great and ��������� the "cost no  ". ���������. doubt will beheavy/but when'woHakei'atito  > - :,    account the vast benefit-to be obtained theri.  / A fiT������fn,' the ;eost ie but .a mere bagatelle when  AA   Y|distributod among the, many claims it can  be made' to .supply.   Who can calculate the  amount of benefit that would have resulted  ,,-..--..  from such a supply of water the present  eeason, when six weeks ofs the most pWani  //:/,-.; portion/of^  A y ������<"$ r to-over, twen ty go od', pay ing. Claims 1  //; :^ny ?P^ and  .dep.refision^of>the; times, in view: of the fact of  . .tlu^e/tiuy'rjg/been! less; than _&&. months  x^;������A5&X:iy^^  }T^ic*risV'an^ amoiint oV  mpoy Md labor has been expended in Cariboo, yet there never has been a properanbii.  cation or tne capital /and / labor expended.  ?1 his fact-is now; being seen, and futnrO ober  , ...A-v,'**>*���������* V*  .)  . _ ought/to viuiluce  tli em to tak e 56"me reus ana bi e precaii Hon. tp r  the future.   A very simple and,. I tbinlr, a  very  effectual   plan /was  suggested   some  some montbs ago in the. columns of.. the Sa>v-  tinbl; of attachlag two or three bdSe to the  Morning /Star .ditch, in such- a way as to  enable a fire company of 8 or 10 men to have  a stream of water playing upon any build ing  within a. few' niinutesY ������f the disco^ry of a  fi re,; - Had two strea ms o f water y fro m . the  hillside-- been available within even ten imiv  utes; after the. fi re com me need; /upon" Wednesday, I venture to .say that not halfrard.oxe.u  buildings yw;ouIds luive? been destroyed. 71  havevnovdonbt that-two'o.r.three hose cart be.  obtained^ that a tank,; a bouse, -and��������� tveiy-  thing v necessary j foi",-tbeir- preservation, can  be erected for not more- than a thqusajid; do^l-  lar^-eacb ho'sp. ���������'Ifso, aiirely'there mu'j   be  thirty'business; men in ���������Barkerv.iifeT, perfectly  able, and   "whO'ought ?t0 beVillin^ to sub  scribe;$100:^ch^and^thus;easily and' cheaply  obtain a fair security against the rejeurrence  of'Slich^a/calamity asi> that /of Wefinesdayv  As a qiieaftioil:o/f ecbjloiny^ as a question of  co.mmdn:sens^,*it is/much the cheapest, i It is  much ��������� better/ to pay oven: $50(1 to prevent,  than $5000. to oure.  ;Some siich ;|>iaii as is  bereeiiggest^d would be Cheaper ���������than i nsurT  a^^opuld/ia^urance even be^effeet^dvwJiicij  I un derstan d c an nri i. >v:lIt is a d \ i if i rn pjt ra ti ve  upon/every; member lot 'this ^conim unify, so  ^far as lies-in his power,; to pee/ that/"we-.-are.  ne ve r aga i n ca ugh t i n so help 1 ess. a I p osi ti o n  in case of fire.; ./Let;me, therefore,,!!"rge,'\ipen  the a^eniionypf biir.businbissime/ti (the mea  who, sh. ul I b a tural ��������� y; ta ke. the 1 ea d in such a  mat ter,) the necessi ty for tak ing / so" in e. iiii-  medi a te; p reeau ii on;- against a/repetition of  :the;scehe ��������� of Writ}nesil {iy Iast. Y:iie't; ihe'reprer  sentatives of/ o.iir Banks, anoV the/H; lp Co..  and .two or th ree.?; of: our:-' '������������������ lead injr /mere ban ^  take ;��������� the :matter.; in hiand; a nd rest not. a  in o men t /u n til some th i ng; ta ngi b 1 \A is ace o\n<  plished. 'Then, and not till then.  upon   retiring - for* tho^ night feel  satisfied that, as far human/ foresight  cerned,,Barkerville can  completelydestroyedi  "���������-- .y A " ',. " '     %������������������ -'* -A'Citixex.  .   Richfield, Rp4nt.22.J.S.ft������  GONTRACTTS UNDERTAKEN AVn j������tt t-,^"  Job Work aouevvkhpM,^^  reusonablo rates.   A itood atX ������? i'^'i ������������������J WW|   ������  ��������� w.iy* on,h.in,i f seasonal lll)nhfj  ~���������; ���������������������������'-Jjl^XL:    " '"' ���������"��������� ���������J������^6!4rn-> ���������  CHEAP MUTTON 1/  v   , ;    ;  D./ ,E It C OX fi    Vi  Has 000 head bf Oregon Sheep, and/is  ' pared to supply the Markets of^  pre.  ifi*^^:^@^^l^c^  At 150.  and  W.TH  Out- by the la lost im proved Machinery, at moderate  ;s^9..;. yy- ��������� .-������������������ '..;/ / jirloes:-;.: .���������.-,-,/'���������.'.- /.-:       .:-"���������'���������-,.  Xw������;  ^20c^  per,,lb:  WITH FURNITURE COMPLETE.  Apply on the premises. Y    se22s  f. WSSST pi^EESTAUEANT.  iJISS HICKMAN HASOPl^ED HKROI,D STAND  ',���������������   *mn at HiclJU-'ld, -uod U .pr^plred -to lurhiah  SINGLE AfE^gUToM^  XvAyX'soS^lliriy  BOARD ��������� $12   PER  SAvt, 2I,1S!5S. ,   ,1  IS?<^i:iEi|^e^  %$^f;rM?-������^  OFPK'H.will  be opoii hrKlulilivid," lour ������to^t>  st'?re= ���������-���������:.:    A -'���������--/  '���������>������������������   ;t   ."^a  WIIpLESALB   AND   RETAIL/ iBMm,  Grocerie  H A RD W A RE,    DMY    GOtibs,  GLOl'HING,: BO( JTS i^Df SHOK, /  .:./' , y ��������� * ;       &e.j &cA&eA A"     '  ���������A.y:.-/ ;'���������'.';'..-/���������'BAUIvlSR'vvILLE;.:,,.,-' /''^ ���������:--���������  yT   ��������� niy28'6m ��������� y    '   -    ;V   ~~^t.  CAKfi.  '���������y,:        T-^Thk tJAyk'bi'::BkiTwn"Cnir,UMnjr������^ A-l  .AAA : ,        Kiclifioldj.SOtlirfeptombi'r, lSGSi1  Tiik EiitTOH. Car j iibi������ S f.sri stii..  -Sm.���������V^\ko ctiis qpp������?rtunUy. In express myjimccn*  tl-Hiuks ts>.tliiiso.'gcni 1-jjijcu^u*ho so kindlyvassiftl^i 1 Iu  the riiitioi'nl uf thc.Bookis, r.ip?|y and otbor prdperty  of the Bank during the late calaniitfujs lira.,,..,.      " A ...  fAA yyy ",y.:y  y>,y Aw*tit,   l  se22 2t  GARD.  fer;.<',:���������:^^^^ -���������'-' '���������'������������������ Y   - _  -- l'__;V"f--'" Y -- :y:-~*,"--jY -���������  an# T&ia&ova  RicnnELa : / ^,.v-''  AS .IC'ST OPEKED A ,sUPEHrOR .9T0CK OFjOI.brji  I,I Ofwnls, ��������� c������������n$1sUhe of Bu'aVers, Ua$3isii*rs >!> J  VcstioRS, which h6 will | '    V/     *-���������- r  MAKE'  UP   TO   OB'D'BR."  >   1N^LATKST STYDKS: "/Yj    ���������:"���������'  YHe. has al}������q a fiao.BtpcIcof. Shirt?; Stocks-nnd Vn^r*'  el<>ti i rhff, wi Hi a sdfo>; aasor tm"t*h t ot- AT Ol LMO141" '-<  CUSTOM-MADE PANTS, <dl of which he ������v������ll ������dl ciicMp ���������  'lorcash. ������'���������"-;������.������������������������������������������������������    >���������������������������-���������,.'��������������������������������������������� ������-,..���������. .-'   oi   '   y^J.  Pariiie^iWiho de^ir^e fo hard;^uUSjiiado at ^i;Tfeii>6  i.n������reJ^ ;i\*1etArIa; ?chri"liave -thefr moasuro tak*n hW';'  ah'l ���������������eat by mail. ���������-'������������������* ���������-.���������-..  ^ultEl^nUNGN^TLVDON^ ^������e2im  Yt^  '.!,irS  never  can   \v<;  Perfectly  is con-  agaitr-be so  Card of Thanks.  WO AT J, AVHO IN ANV WAV ASSISTED IN SAVJVO  L    our proper ly at the lale disastrous fire, we bug to  U'uUcr our slocirrc thanks.  J.!!: TODD A: CO.  N KW A pVERT fS BMKNTJ  v >>i. ���������������...������.. vi-  .,.-..,,.,������.,. ���������,,,.,..������. i... ;...f;,,f;���������tr7.^rrs?r?t iw..,vjiiw  GARD.  Adams' ^&v;^-A^i3:*f;,  ,      .-.-:-;   BARK15RVILkFAi    *  ��������� ���������    ly'--%  Have ou.band a choice scleclWu of if   -  cast iron Booking stoves  ationsYWiil^bo oamed^ou uuder aihore eom  bmed system  of expendIture. and Oarih���������  wilJ yet bu made to yield lip it,s tons of ffX  to the hand Vf ufcifed capUai 'and industry  He who taKa about the country bein^plaved  out, and a bi Ik, is a fool and b4 no fait    in  progress.   Where -can another mining couri-  try;be found where so feiy  persons Ire W  |Wd. in mining, and laboring under s.^.  ��������� diffienlties as are the miners of CarK^  has produced a larger amount of gold than  Inta been talten out of our miada-tb  year?   Two thousand men ba  million dollars, beside the lar^  prospecting: that feat been done.������  r, ������ar r^  might be expected if Cariboo bail^^?^  tion   of   u>n_ or twenty  thousand, as 11 it  oilier gold mmm- distriets freriuent^  h^'  .fead  on   the Pacific coast? 'ffi^  W.uhumn and capital, which U w fct  dne^me, when the obnoxious obstntc^^  VTILMOTT.  with varipus billier articles ia their jino-of-r tratlel^'i  tf&- All jobhinp Id th������Tin, Shc������t IroD, C<������pi>^ ^  Zinc trad o attended to, and wtirrantedlo gj\'e.satisfu'������  CARD.  Blue Flag Store.  MEBICffllj  YLOR  JAMes  . Just received, and now on tho way,  6000   POUNDS   PREMIUM  SUMASS  FRESH BUTTER,  FOR SALE, RETA IT,,, AT  Q  so khullv niKh^i   /J?.���������...10 fcf!"^ R<'������ilvm.'n who  ���������fHi5 UXPERSmXKD  ti)(tj()  ho day of tholito'confla'^iuift7,ntf ***** l'������Wly!.*n  ADAMS k !*J5ARCV.  Barkmillc, Sept. 21.  S0?i������  . ��������� ALSO���������  3000 Gallons assorted LIQUORS, In caea ������r  bulk; ,'.-, V,  oOO GaUons DKVOE'S COAL OIL ;  5000   lbs.   Kuglish,   French: and  American  CAi\YDLfc*S;  10 bbls. No. 1 Mountain.Silrer TROUTv  AT L O W R AT E S V OR CASH ONLT  THOS. L. BRIQOS & GO  auSO lm        . --   .  C/':UH'Jroniofl, ytfEClfflBOOSENTIIEL  18(iS.  Canada  shall  Y >"-"S������pic^*.to!"tlw= J*"^^^0? i^S^^Ji*?^!?!:. :"-k- -:  THE "PEOPLE'S CONVENTION.   >  , The Convention to accelerate, Confeder-  atibn'and to device means to secure responsi-:  l>ie! ^verninenti;;������Ec.] I eoniiiijBnced/busiriuss:6n_  Monday/September W  Atter/electin������Ato^  -temporary ���������chairman,/and Mr.^;Ev^ns/terri-  'po riiry sec re tary/ a c'o mm i t tee b ri c r e d onitl a Is  ��������� was appoin ted.  The meeting th eri >d.joi irned  pehding^exiiiniaation <rf/credentials?by c������nif  mittee. Ay     y-XV:<-/.-,y'X'���������������������������������������������., "'���������!: -"v  Toe delegates afterwards reassembled and  the co m m it tee rep o Hid the c red en tia Is of - ���������the  foiiuwin/f'deb'gatifis��������� to be correct r^F^r Met-  chosen, Th o m as Fu j ton; ��������� Vi ct o ria C i tyy Ho n.  A DeOosra as, J". 13. M cM. i 11 a n. J. G. Norria, R.  Wal 1 ace ���������; Esq ui m a I tt; M r Fish e r, sen., J, B.  Thompson; Salt Spring Island, W. Gibbs.  Bur rard In let, U. Ne 1 so fl \ Ne w Wes trai nste f,  Hon A J. fin b so n, DA Wi t b ro w, II. Ho 1 b rod k������  A;Wv S^Black, M;D,VYSumaas;/Mr Miller  tions and responsible GoverriiTii^ ���������      r*.  accrue  or   not,  Lake J^a  S&g/^  .3. That the terms of naMis_6n into  tho  ^theopinion^f this Convention. ^S  JV fr,aj?������dominion6f, Canada  to 4eetiirit  *t UV&? v&&*>������f ^tish ������  at uie time of,admission.;  ���������"- ������������������-;',  .ii3" F1? ??^inioa of Canada/to pay- anmi-  alirout of b������r consolidated reven,������ ftinT bV  semi-annual advances, /to British^SMa'f  lor the enpport of ner lpcal Government and  legislature, tie sum br?100,000- and also an'  ^P?������!������r������ntin:aid of the local Government  *^nt������������-eoltimbta; equal 1680 cenf^i per  head of the poru  t on of British;Columbia :  tlie miniimini number of said papulation/ in-  ?w!-n������,hdmty> not to!be estimated-at less  than 40,000 at any time, and the increase of  population, other than IndianB; after adrois-  8ionvtpj7e the increase of population, other  than Indians; and the said increase of  latipn to be;determined by census, or  Interest arV bpw n^in f ������o6* Reality;  staiAnn    r������- ?ein- -he.W m this new.^mi  at $1500.  new ground  ;./������������������//���������. ���������        LIOHTXlNO-CRKfiK.'1' ��������� *V:   AlA,.  ������W^shi^^?^^ c^ane I;-Fite  ' T. 1   .      B*wa ������ipoisas.:  Dlsbovfry leadf   ^V"* ^iaS Wife  $9W^^m^Mm^  mai  owing.  ^xe^^^Am-ipmv:Vcmitryf  it "IS;���������' Raid;-'^^ ���������'*��������� ws**.-.-:*i'-'::t-if^i%.,>-:, * ";  "-J^'  popu-  oth'er-  >^. WJ I'oMtiic'IL YS^il},e:rju;ox3.,������/./ :M;ft;;  acne, 3. pAli.rouse.^lu5T; itwmlams  ^ Lakef lIon.F. J ^ Barnard;. Quesnel mouth; J:  O. .Armstrong}   Cariboc, W 0. King, and  rJBabbltt' .    A'- '    A     "' ' ? ''   '���������'  y'; Tbe ineetih^ihen^elected Mr Rv Wallace  ���������hairuiah;f6/rihe C^ri^entibn^nd O&s* Evans  *andB;;HaveIock Secretaries*'  The Contention brought tbeir  to / a" o lose o n-' /\Ved rie������d ay |<even i lig wi tn1 the  adoption /of:-*,. life fbllowiu^;- resolutions and  ,-:il iic I arations  ,:..^ .ftv. AJ KMtp^ji ;>J ai) <i������^;.^oss^;.r3in' Orals Y-ai3^j  iii������%/massof .-Bia'o"  molinedto,doubthm^nSes:Whenhe  ������rw������ ������������ Hiwn^i/ev^f, Barkerville ten <1������vk  uble to " 'sh $#��������� t0 % ���������SpiiDO^BOl boTag       '      ,  horn the extensive Bres wbicb h .VlTeoTSS -  ana isew   Westminster.' The >Tbre������q will   :  fehererhowever|onW^ ,  cuired m.the-dowc mail,  ;,     ,- .,,  .^Caxtxk ;DKsrnuoTiov;-.-Amon^t the r^,;ial-  Jies in .connection with the fate*e w^%r������6t  ber>dM^d,javtar:oiyi.yo/.������mata^ot from'      "  n&       r'y; vWbieh1-,number may '-.tie tha  nearest correct, vre are^^ibtcprpparei toW; -/  butitw^yidentYthatYa .  taken placetfrbmsc  are certainly fewer  tbat do/make their  quiet-  adoption' of  the following, resolutions and property of British Columbia^4 ; v  declaration;: ;, j  * *     ���������������  A    y yy rt^^Pll^ic^0^  Whereas  this YCpnvention,/ composed  of Colnmbia at the time bf^admission; to belong  ^������!������ffa^3   ^prtjsentin^   di^^  wK������?8gfl������4. ^ndiiig; iheir/yarioiiimas;  .      j -> ------    --  ��������� money  then dneorpayable.or that may; afterward  accrue,; for such Crown -'lands/"mines; m\ &  era sand royal ties :to belong fto Britinh CoU  iiinbia, and to bo under the.excinsive control  of its Government and leirislature. .'  h A]l; atocks/cashj bankers'-balaricesVahd  ^eciiritles for money belonging to %ritish  Columbia at the,time of admission, to- be the  property of British Golurnbiar  \No&&  &3������������i&������&  <Jpluinbin in tlie re^p^ciiye d is tri cts, declared  ''tt'frlvefa- Ui \ I ^"fairS-  .7^/The; Dotninioii of ..Canada ;to construct.  within   three  yearr after the ad mission ��������� ot"1  British Columbia, a  good, overland' wagon  ^4r������tandjn^^  wuata and wi.sht!SofJ be country ; /  : -Apd\ whri-easj' this Coirveniion is dnlr {mi  ipressrtd with thV. high,Jresponsibie.and patri-  o' lit; fih ties that-, thei r fVfc) w con ni try men have  cdied. pu them . to dmbarge, and cberishea  ie most ardrnt and devoted- loyalty to her  niost gracious Majesty the; Queen and attaclF  ��������� meot tb British institutions. / H '-A   Ayy   y;yy*  ���������i  construction   of the' sanie through "tlie  Rocky^Mountaim}| witK  m fesio nyyyy:yy f - yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy  *0&������-, Tbo < Imperial / Govern men f id giiiirant������se  iaSloan-to *consfcriict the/������verlahd  roid/ if  {expedients  PWM erected since ;tbe fite is fav&  two, ai^of which are roofed and the outside  oparded.;aad.:quite a number m Hnished on  tlje. outejde, with^.windows;and doors com,,  P}e^:^ien^li  tnW isji^tln^planing machine nor: sastiipr  door, factory of any kind*,, the ainbnrit *6f'  ��������� W.n.naI/J?l>pr requiretl to -plane clapboards"  >nd tongue:antf groove flfJoririg;fbr.th6 la^e  number ^f/frame buildings now/in/courae of  'construction may,, be .realized. At the rate  the;work;is beingpuslied on at present, another fonbiglit'wiil see^ the princi_jal parti ol-  the towii rebuilt and .made habitable and  comfortable for the approachihg-winler.    "{  AyAVAA  ��������� ���������:    jr. s,r . .  of allTespecfoble dejl&sf ,  W*xvt&i\ ������lllW  MINING INTELLIGENCE;  ; -And whereas it is expedient to resolve arid  ^ec are what;in Its opinion is rightant!proper  ���������'$M W % tritst regain ^ghdwitgac  . it may saftly be said that raining in Garilypo  at p rose 11 is a I a- s tai i dsti 1 Ir Nearly e very c reek  ia dried J������p, and tba principal)work that- i$r  oeinfffdoneinmibinff/isan^thenro  ngjrtone in mioing isanYthe proiipecfeing-  repairing^ :lirie^   There/- are eight claims on  V WfLLfA^f CREEK ' Y'A-': VA's  doing a .little in the way/of ��������� WashinfrrviiV:  The Barker. Shoepshead, Eagle, Sheepskin,  Bald head. Welsh, Li llooefe and Cariboo ; an d  the whole amount taken but does not /exceed  150 ok.   On        V ���������;���������<������������������ \vy        y.:wvAA.AAiA^  aiid proper  "IK  .���������.ajf  .-.,,.  .,    v P^r^^KSSii-y; to ^'rombte1;"tbi  public >welfare.i/:after/duo/deliberation^-r&  A ' -^V^ ^"^ecla^as/fblto^     X"AA.yV:::A].'rA  the free and just consent of the governed, and  ������������������JSS*th9 '^T?rnmen| tbatdods not exist bv  ^���������^Wj^st .consent of the^governed is a  ������������������rSJ^P"^P^m������-<������rmi8Sii of JJritish  _������i^*r  :S2?"*?t *^ gor������rne<l^nd; is thereforo a  ^(\t!^5-Thut *'-:Km*m to the free  ;*������������h'pbjebt8 of this polony j^That it do-  ^^^op^p^of mk ri^m ^ve in  the^overnrnent, as no Statute orA6td*A& ..  .:SS^^  ^^--^W.������WB ,,,y:>  of mXJjT      , theo������^inary consequences  S      rra?f   government aro manifest  i������ this colony in the disregard of  ryyy -.-MOSQUITO CREEK    v ��������� .y ly-A  the "Min n eh aba, W i I \ o w, Ho ck i ri g, Po i n't,  Tabb and Discovery cos: are -dping a little.  The whole amount of gold taken out for the  gast week is about 350 oz.   On  tft'^S'r-..!������ ������������e imuial deficit*,  _,  MfeSL'^11  public debt, in'cx"  ^oloay KK!lft" r^'l__*_������!* of the  Ollio  commends  the colony, and the one  is   bfiln^ ������     i      as P^forable to all  po  crt  ������������������W������te admiS of Brittth Oohu_UJai_I. ' i^a  poncy and tl ������ i^nul5 1 -   J v���������111', ���������"nperta  pepp^ of thm colony: is (he  Jerry cos. are making'wages.   >  j. The only other creek wo bear from that is  washing is  ;*'���������'���������/'      CUXNIXOHAM CREEK.  i Sharp Jc'eb. have stopped hydraulicing and  on Monday commenced to wash up for the  season, it will take about two weeks t.o  olean-up tbeir gronnd-sluico, and they estimate that they will have about - $7000 for  tbeir summer's work.  There have been within the last week some  very favorable accounts ef strikes being-  made on different localities on  GROUSE CREEK.  t The Hard-np co. have got a good prospect  in what ia believed to be tho old channel.  Ou  SLATE   OVLCU\ j  a company of & in teres W have struck a good  prospect*   On  HARD SCRABBLE CRKKK  a fine prospect was struck on Friday, last, in  a v blind   shaft  from   the   tuauel-    This  is  looked upon as ihe best discovery that- Mb  made   for tlie season, as the- creek is  paliry ?sii.^f^lMQ siiclija, good. road/ has  b'een built, it seems.very, provoking that an  entire!^mining "season lias ^been"*1 alio wed tp  ip'n'ss without a particle of benefit,accruing  from the expenditure' ,  .'   *    ./    -.  y   . >.  '  -" 'BkiTR;���������We -regret* to record -the' death of  Mr/Jacob Miller, an.old and resjjected resident'of this 'colony.   The deceased  was/U  nati ve o f Ba va vH/ ind��������� cam e/ to th i s cojo ny i n  1868.;   For a'number of years -lie/ was proprietor of the' New! England Bakery^ in Vic-  toriaf and: in A the ;spiirigof 767: heOam^to  Barkervi! leahd started a'bakery and restiinr:  ant, which he continued5"untfr the/late ^  A f te r the "Ore b e establ isli ed b inise If' at Rich -  fni I d, in c on n e c tio n with M r; ;-P. Hi ck j but i n  a day or two after, was taken if 1 with congestion' of the brain, and continued under, the  ^ar������ of Or- CbijxnajiaMl Friday uiorning^ tbe  was very niucb respected in the .com mil ni ty,  and his death is greatly regretted by all who ]  knew him.'  \ ���������       -.=,..' ��������� /  Sxn.h DRY.-^rThe weather is truly am arvoi;  it is now as hot; aiid dry as it was at any  time in  August  last.   YesterdayJthe heat  was  rather  oppressive,   and   unless   there  should be an immediate change to wet weather  there can be scarcely any hope of fall mining  this season. > The weather next month, it cal-  culations from previous years can be relied  upon, will be sufficiently cold to chock the  run of water should there bo any rain, and  dye butn poor, chance for mining.  Wo think  we may jvith safety say that the present spell  of protracted dry weather is a greater calamity to Cariboo and the colony generally than  was the. late disastrous fire  hThe Bank of British Columbia has resumed,  usinces  in Barkerville again;   Its office; is  opened in the new store of Alessrs.Oenouyion  & Kurtz; on their old stand. y [  Coals Aro ^kwoastle.���������Some two or three  building uave.been taken down at. Centre-  vilie auu transferred��������� to Barkerville^ owing to  the. fc'carciiy of seasoned timber* -v  iHERE;i.TS  clKiici'  toriCHl^^Bi"  goo.il.supply  iTcrms of Subscrjptiori*������HaIC-yMr|y^  . 6  iri atii  -/   ���������    _     ' Q������artfirlys " $8,- A A   l  " Fr^r Books, kc., npply���������ItoiR'/v/^Esther JfcGuefo  s reeidtmc'\ RicbfiolJ \ orto$lr:PV'B.ul&] Exprt^srr,       '   . > ,  A. B'triccrvill^ -     ��������� srl3'lm ^      -���������'-',    , /,'    ,y'\A  ���������    TK$AiB:AA$i^^  Zmz&y yyyiii vaaai a ���������  BRITISII  [Incorporated by  Charter;  CAPITAI,   A A   - r.y   -    $2,500,00^, ' ' "    '  '���������'.;    y  -WitU-pdwcr lo iuct^asii..Lv.    ���������  '   :-'-���������-������������������ Ay r     .  ;���������;���������,;;: ,T).v&ffa mmdm the.Bank's Branches .. ,-^_  l$X ^YANOOU V-BR^'lSjt ^").^: ViC^fi^%;H  '.: ;      In the' United States//���������:;������������������ AXXXAyyTXy-yy-A  rCAf,IFORN*IA/ -   -: '���������*y<SA$ FRAjfclSCO^    :  ,  OREGON;- > v.-. "   -> PORTLAND,^ ���������" yv.y-  NEW^YORKr ��������� -   ���������   ���������:\;.M)08srs/BB%&<Gnsf-      /  dry, Agents for tlib Baiik of, Montreal.  ON CANADA���������the Bank of.-Mon'treal.1'';;'������������������ 'y  ON SCOTLAND���������The. British'vMnen'.Com-"'/>"  pany'sBank. / ;        4  ON IRELAND���������The Bank of Ireland,; y       Alyi.  ON MEXICO AND SOUTH AMERICA-- the; /;  London Bank ofiMexicp & South America v,  ON JGNGLAND���������The Bank of British Cblite y  bia. Head Offi ccrVBas fe India Ay en uer :-fy.  Leadenhali street;  Jtccoivcd on DepiASit, or AflVanceB mt<lo butliciii;/  TELEGiUIvHie|;-T^^PB^/; A  Granted ou: Victoria, SaQiFraiiciscOi PortionH and !fflw.  ���������..IV . .-���������.-.���������   "/:.'-V��������� Torkj/,_tY:/Ay'-";"'-���������'���������^���������;',Y/:''-������������������'������������������';  Evc-ry description of Banking. biisinws. transacted.  -..'������������������-���������/.���������:'!'.--: A-U : SHIRXEY; DLUXT?''Agent.^Y  WilllsraCreek,Carlb������o.    -./ Y^/t^:fc^.J������*';  i i  :....,.. ..'"V*"-  : '-2^  'aa*%  TILE CARIBOO SENTINEL  as wc h  " {From tlie Cariboo St-mintf, S?.jit_ 22  BUBBDIG- 0F: BABIES  j.dJ$JU*  * -T Long ere this the news of the conflagration  of the .town of Barkerville, AV'lliam creek,  'has flashed across thewires to all parte of the*  ..civilized world.   It remains only for us  to  give 5n detail an account of the circur.istan-  ��������� cos and-results.connected therewith.   No one  t\but;an eye .witness can form any correct conception p f a> seene so t rangli t . wi th " d i sastrous  .results���������of a* momentary character at least���������  ��������� forwe.do not 'apprehend that the calamity,  although universal as far as, the tawn of Bar-  soo  J .000  6,000  1.000  5.0O0  1.200  12^000  1,000  [Gibbs.'barber.  Stamphel. shoemaker,  Wolf, store,  Mason & "Daley, restaurant.  .Madame BcDdixeu. saloon,  Julia, dwell ing-ho use.  Pesirsosi Bros., tinsmiths.  Clark's saloon (unoccupied).  Louis Wild, shoemaker,  M'itler,.hakery,'  Aiignst Frank. yy-..  China house,  .  Jenkins, shoemaker,  Parker.saloom.   ;. .A  ., ,mn  &A&m?S^ (occupied as a cnurchj   2.000  Lecuver tOrum bote!, . fj'^A  arc just passed throiigb ; and we are  pleased io see Unit..Investigation has already  instigated   by the authorities on this  regard to the buildings in the upper  5t*0  3.600  ftiOOO  250  4.000  2.000  been  point, in  town.    ...  ���������A:.:- -,    ACCIDENTS.  There probably wits never a conflagration  !of such magnitude, or so destructive to 'property-, in winch so few accidents occurred to  the'person   as in the present cuse.   Not a  apparent.  will cause temporary dlm^^0!^<m  colony, there can be little doub    ,"? <>nti  lew   individuals   may   b*   !,;-' j*"d ������������at  l*y  b������  rnioed  ."���������mini"  Lecuyer  Adamson & Hurd. store,  DaUoy, photographer,  McNerhaney, carpenter,  ���������15.000  1,100  00  ,r>  korville is concerned, is one tliat will to any /��������� Grim bum &Co., stora,  material exten t. reta rd the:ge ������eral. ��������� proapec ts  '���������."������������������ A\ AV:'of the;eonntry or the .perm anvn't m in" ng 'in ���������  ,'    ���������/    '������������������;������������������ v'Wrests in Ca rib o������.*'Only a low days since  ij.yye with much pride spoke of the order and  .; ':.���������;.     .:       ,   ���������"'.nca'tness' of the town of-Barker vi II iv iihd "'out  *. ���������; ;       . .    ' '        "'"    vY^nk had scarcely dried ere that town- was a  '   '' 'mass,of'sniQuldeving'.ruins j aud charred tim-  Miers and heaps of rubbish only marked, the;  i ��������� '��������� '" ��������� s p o t * where;stood the raetr o p o 1 is of Cari boo,  y "  V,    o   < ��������� ' ���������      ''yIn just one hour the morcii^ss element had  'turned the tenants ;of -120 houses roofless into  './  ,',_     r * * the; streets',1 and Inany with no more property  -   <      ' ,.,:      * than-covered their persons; _.<  _ '  in^^^fajv* ^4"^ r^������; Y*--: * ? - ^.?#^^  , , r       ���������"���������A'diei,",& Barry's salopii,^ near, the -centre-of.  : ; ' Y-Wednesday,'-.the .16'th inst.  ,Tbe,alarm was  y yy a"  h-' instantly carried, to-all parts of tlie to wh, but  '* ^single glace'seemed, sufficient' to convince  ;    everyone' that to attempt to /extinguish the  . flaiiieSiWas, useless': consequently, each1' one  , 'turned.his attention to itbe rescue of his own  property.. Those-whose-bouses -were' some-  what   remote;"from "/tbe);sp.6tbw.hefe the fire  ,.  originated had a, fair,"chahce,ef saving the  , most'of their property j,but those more contiguous had rio;ychance '-whatever,vowing ������to  \h<\ character,,���������of the buildings,  which .were  -ill' of  light, material and very, dry:   Thes  flame^ spread   iri   all  directions  with great;  rapidity,' and after one or two faint and un-1  &ucconsul adeivnb to A\^Vk its progress, the  'town was'abandoned to its fate, except f near  , / the/extreme endsV^At the-"upper.end :o!AhA  lo%mt rii^Booji/i   saloon,  where.   Ha    paiker  , ditch crossed tbe s,ire4 in a fiiirae, tbe  fire  5.000  2.000  500  2.000  4.000  500  6,000  500  5,000  worldly prospects none will&'n ������������r  the gold mining, prospects of (������S^ ' ^  unchanged, and the same sn rit nf /erDilin  ?^J^!^ tbat has open?d^������f  and  min  .  .. .....?*... ,  1,000  L ".rfdotf  400  10.000  '..4-.000  Y.' '  ;YYY  AAA;  . ,v V*      '    \y  A  Bw#K '���������    >  '  ������ AAA- : VASy  ^..:-.'.;,'_' y-.    ���������'    -  >-Vn    - a  ^a,5oJ������vKed toe some, time; hih? had.'tbcie  ^^5? "an7, -degree-of fei'ganizaiion or concert'  rof-aeiion it������eo������Jd hays hue b. u ^U.pp ������d ���������  iir-iA .n-Qh/V Btorepi'eo'ntaimng ih. ^>nypA  Jtocli of goods in;the town, might have btjen  isa^e'd; M"oU"g -3Icon H;d'Wev*i on'/ wa?  ss ed. > Mob u attributed to the ready .sup:  uA ofiwa'ter vm the ditch, of which * Scott,  ��������� as an old and skillful fireman, knew how to  ..ayaH Jbimseii;' Here' the fire parted and  A$w.epty'p v> ,y\������.>gh .China town and ex-  /nausted itselffor want of further pre v. Tlie  ..;^'ffort-at the-Iower.end of the town was a'lit-  tle more successful. The. progress of the  /flames was stopped just before it reached  Mclnnes- saloon,:which was saved, and also  ��������� , --/.the warehouses .of I Weill and the" H.-B: Co,  In j ei , r one hour .'ind'twenty; mio utes from the  first cry of fire the last roof fell, and' theYde-  , struction of the town of Barkerville was uvo-  nounced complete;,.aud fleeing hundreds  with ^goods snatched'irora the flames, with  "- - ; -.-.-. ?e|axed limbs sat down upon their rescued  plunder .'and with a long drawn -breath  wiped the perspimtion from their brows.  Ay   y t -r-    :, ,yA ." A  THE; L08S.   Y ^      Yr- '    rr'-.  ������������������ ���������,    - -Tho esfcimates ttbat have been made of fiie  ' r A    Io^s ar?-������������ varied, that it is almost impossible  ,     y . Jpsejr at anything ���������1ik9"������*ia-'*uMirr������te,i^fetteat-  - a1..   /���������f������.?.TPJJ-?wlnff^."bow0>^!lf'^w^9 think, is-a clo4e  ;;^;,;.^;^/..;;,ap-r>r'oxira'ate;.to the principle losses,'as ascertain ed from the parties themsol ves. - The ac-  ::/ . AAvwRptIncludes���������buiidj.ngs'fthd^tbck%������s������"iiifttp������.d  ''^vT^.-^f;V^^?1'*'1"^--'^-^*! 1������' '."coiit to replape   them  A-A-A-; ^p^^enfcepnees..   We^comuicnce at  ��������� end of the town, on the   /  yA'. A: / .."���������';'>';^-i'*-\..:;;:.;���������.kas'i;feipK. ���������_/'  yA-y-'A iFii^ri$A^oo)xvyA^v;���������y.     .���������.'���������.:  O. - pud ero, s t o fe, .';",    y .  ,':;������������������-:���������' AV*. Rennie. shoe store,  T. Murphy, house owner,     '  .Sro>rrr\TKL OiJice.  .^Tracoy. saloon. ':'"  . . Mi������s. Wilson, saloon,  .  -,/--; Theatre Royal,  // ��������� ���������yWyjjhrigrin, "saloon t  Av Adarns &.'Penrcy,:tiiisrnUhgf    '< ,  ���������'���������-���������������������������-���������: Welsh:co..Rhafthouse,  ���������'.';' - Bajdhead. cor, shaft house,:,  r y Ctiirja boi^e,  /':/^'BmciEJ&*Mttun..carpenters,   I  ��������� :Y;Y'Wi^hai:dr-6ra'cksmit-h.    /  -.  ���������^/John^ om<*o,  ..:.:. /pavjsooi^atebmaker, 'A,  il:'*fi^'Htckman"; saloon,  .;.;'������������������;-:'.r..;H:;'To'dd;&!Oo.;^tbr^;.:..;'  ):.y vpa.terson:<feG,opdsoij,.gresttvurant,  vy..: .Adler^/Barrr,- siilpdh,:.'"];  : X]'r}toseri,;-i}!}vby[yA:i}-ly ������������������ XX'-���������; a  TyAyStirlipgXs^ohy'AA A^'^A' ,A  NTott, dwelling and stable,  Darker co.. shaft house,.  Habit ttfjipsotr.. saloon, saved  John...Parker, boarding-house,  Krcole. butcher.  P'^fanettav. store,'  $; ;Rbgersl stab 1 e, A Ay  Siindry: C'bin^a/houses,A ,..  :/���������.'vYAAy-v--'"''"���������''P-' ��������� ^E^"1' ^lW"���������   -'"'  .GambrianHall (church),V ;...  :Mrs/NaHhan,(Balqbh,^-Y. ���������;*'.; AAAy  Ghinaihipiise,./^:;: Ay: y yA. y^  .JriWei 11 as tore;/; :;.. >���������; j" v/f - ��������� ���������; ���������; ��������� ��������� /  .^v A'Tellie,; Cosmopolitan restaurant  OinlstieiBrbSif blacksmiths, :':. ���������xyAlyyA 3-000  Kelly, saloon, , . *-'.'*''      9 nAf* 'tftr:' ;Jin'  C^McHardy,' saloon;:,;-: ���������'.���������;'.,;   V:'/; 'y'J \:i  '���������y*a;h ������������������������������������Vo 1 keb b u rgh & Co., bu tcb ers,  FrankiRichards,������saloon,  Cohen-&5rJo<Tia������n; store.  iKudsoti^Bay CoA store,  }  Ban 1^/ofi'BHtish North,America,  Xje wis J barber,  tration of Mr. II. S. Blunt, the Manager of the  Bank, of British Columbia, who. from over  exertion and extreme exhaustion, afior saving all the treasure and books of the Bank,  fell into a spasmodic fit,-from the effects of  which he has, we'are happy to Hrif, entirely  recovered.  tb;  MANAOICMKXV.  Much comment is made'upon the condnc.  of the people during the fire, in regard to  their attempts, or rather nou-attemps to stop  tlie progressythereof. "In'? the absence "of  : a n y ��������� reg it la r ly X o rgan mcd fl re ��������� c oui pa ny, t he  ' fi rs t dn ty.o f the- p eo p le:- is i n' the ease- o fa 6 re  to su b mIt to ��������� a to 1 un tary: 0 rgarimit io ii:- pro  teui. and :hadi'this rule been: observed;- we-  h*ave rib donbt'ih'at the fircM could"have/^been  sup pressed- at ^/.nuich- earlier^penbdi//We  have? seenYimproinptui'orgahizations **6T? this  k*   " ' ���������     ' ''   '    ^    -----  .'svipplied. the-miners will con^1D,ln?  ������?a u,e bHr;  li'M Pr������P^ity  ured  lh#������ * * ���������"'     ^1  importance of the "country. Wrbe!h^t7<1Un'i  that all fears as to the evil effect. ������������������" V  country as to retarding mini���������������������������rS^  otherwise,   aro   altogether  groum h B ������'������l  so long a? u is believed that cJ\  prof.tuble gold mining country, an  fact : of ,four-fltths of the entiS  destroyed being the sole and nnencS^  property of the individuals who S M^  irrefutable evidence of the nrn^i:!3a!  '^iW^atp  foo^-and c|othui^;baye;a  in/ jvfew daysjtm ho^riri UiaUn^vak  ^Fi^aylbf, druggist,     .  ^Cijmp^brewery,      ���������*  i'K^n^Lee; store.  3$p es?:&!5ah nib re wery,  Alex^JJardy. hotel,  ;B������i^doiii^store, ...  jlt'vf.Castagnetto. store;'*  Bahlc^BritiJih: Coti. m bia,  John Adair, dwelling.  J^^ickham, dwelling,  Beady,Istorej/'      ^   y  yy'  &)el*{ouvipn?& Kurtz, store,     *-  ;I\fr^rooks, hotel,A'-'  ^ifcBheVsmi, watchmaker,  >B8^M|s|E"xpress. ������������������-���������������������������"'.';  DrGarrall, dwelling.  ������^mussiv$jiore and dwelling,  jMaspnic-Lodge/  $%���������'Hill;/pamt shop. '���������/���������/������������������  L.Av;BiancY photographer,  Kerr^brewery,  Sundry! Chipa houses,  Sundry private lossea, sav  2;ooo  2;00d  tJ;(ioo  1:600  32.00(1  w.odo  10.000  1,000  ���������2,000  40.000!  40.000  15,000:  8,000-  4.000;  33,60b:  :  3.000:  1,000-  1.500  6,000  . 8.000  lO.OOOJ  ! 1.000 I  2.500  ten and such j concent rated efforts had be  come - to. them - a custom. ( Had 'the' same  disposition-������'and- -readiness <for combined  action .characterised the people of Barkerville, we do not doubi thatt&e/ greater pb ration of the towii fc6iild hrim been:saved. r We  do not wish (however, to speak 'reproachful ly  of the^conduct of any onej as alii nO\-doubt;  acted as tuey thought inost prudent^ Under  the circumstances of the casev Toore is a  saying uttered by.some one; we������do not know  how^wlsOi that ^.experience teaches Yfool&rr  ;Whether thejsaying be true or-false.^the probability is that in the future; history of JBar-:  kervillo 4t- will /M>6;v-fo'and^.th'ii^thdro'^V.bo'  invest;their entire fortiiri'oyj>l^'wo6d&h^^btrtid5;  ings and" JninsiVred ��������� properlyi will be uiofe  careful in guarding agaiust^a similar-cpntin-  gencey. by taking the proper means' for   Ty  500  100,000  4,000  '    ,500  1.000  . 6,000  8.000  ' 20,000  yA: Making -tlie total loss about S67S,2b(i  .y?ty ^roVer of buildings specified above  is:86/to which may be added about 30 Chinese houses/and cabins, which will make the  total tuiraber'"ofybiiildihjg-s destroyed IIR. ' '  A The losses have been/yariously estimated,  thongh chiefly at random, from a half million  .^a.millioXand:a:,hair; but. we. thinkV the  nguresL/Wtfeh,we:bave: presented"'vtlj-po^.  well;asl>ythat.other.abominable  and   dis^  graceful contingency so,universal upon such  pccasio,ns~a basepractice which/webelieve  were ./the ..population   al on e^*white:   would  w^V^I^K'^cod tlieinnals/bfiCariboo.  >ve allude;to.the; r .'.,....; ,y VA     .  A A .'A... "///.-; -/���������//.';' th Birjs.:,', ������������������'x.'.-yXA-  ���������Soon .after the fire abated, the desponed  merchants;;; commenced to ���������- gather "in 'their  broods which: were rescued from the flames  -''���������; ;. ��������������������������� PROTECTION. ���������;   "*;  It Ts not ;wHb any degree of . pleasure or  boasting that we recall the public mind -to  the warning which we gave four months ago  in regard to the danger, of ��������� tbe   town! from  conflagration,   tso one could have witnessed  the recent fire without being convinced  that  had our.suggestions then b������en accepted, the  town  of B;������rkerville would not now-bo a  mass   of  smoking   ruins    A   new town  \*  about to be erected aiid we would once more  implore the leading men to take immediate  steps to organize a lire company and procure  hose which can   be attached 'to either the  Barker/or Morning Star ditches, and any fire  that may: originate in the town tmrii be in a  few moments suppressed^ and at a cost to the  merchants much less than Would be required  tO insure the property at the ordinary rates  of insurance : and; the  contingent   beneQts  ^oiUfj;be-beybiM-.eo^^t^  , AFTKHTHE-pmB.    -  ���������No 'ordinary-pen sketch ;can/ conve'raf ruo  concwptioq of the .scene which followed-  Mghfe. was drawing on and bnudreds- of men,  women and children were compelled to> seek  spelter, ami tons of-goods and' chattels lay  scattered along the. creek and on the hillsides ���������  which must be stored. ; aiid,/like.anis whose  storehouse had been orerturned by' the  plow-share, the despoiled human swarm were  ;?^WAftHte������fP������nd- jbatany persdu^ (akih'gad-:  exacted   an. -.'��������� extortionate,- price for. board  ���������ft^iyj".^^^ .Wifo.ojfli W-i aiiyYdescriiv  tippy the?fut|tre success of* such prsbti in the:  trading line in Cariboo, we .think, will bs  SPM**^  tbe^ q]d tpwu.'/:O^.Bari^viMiti:;{jsvgoneN,;0iie  h u n d rod and s,ixtee n ,bo uses ha ve been burned;  wbicb will :co8t a qiiaHer of a mUlioiwloilai^  tp^ replace, a; half ^million more has been, lost  ;n, goods and jiersboal eft'ects^ abouj. a dozen  persons have  been; ruined /in business aiid  us many more are made ; I some two or tbrcn  buhdrod persons bave been;,disturbed in tlieir  lionies and mode of living, about fifty of  Vvbom may leave for the lower ..counter that  otherwise  would  have stayed   through tb  win ter ;'-... tlie��������� price of Bring has been rai������i������d  for a shortr time, but io axon pie of weeks the  old rates will be eHtabiished, the; profits of  ._v bi ch w i 11 ,be: diy ided: ^P "K31 f^wer person a.  apd- i n" ev ery o ther resp ect Cari boo rem ain*.  as; ii was before, and a* I the ;departments of  hi in Ing and .trading will move oh as if ootb/ng  had  oc'ciirred to  disturb tue -prospects", or  prosperity ot the country.   Such is our calbi  and deliberate judgment in this matter., and  we bitve every confidence, tbat future result*  will justify the opinion thus expressed.  NEW   BARKKKYIL1J5.  Ere the .smoke of tiio old town  has died  away, a new town, Pboenix like, has sprung  from  the ashes thereof.   Already are there  over .thirty houses, standing in symmetrica}  order on the old site, und the foundation of  several  others laid ; and.many more would  yet have been in the course of erection were  it possible to obtain carpenters and tools.  The buildings erected are by the following  persons:. Adams &Pearcy, Todd, Bruce &  Mann,   Bowron,   Davison.   Winnard*  .Wolf,  Mason,   Ronnie,   Wild,  Davis,  McXerbanie.  Parker, Grunbaum, Van Volkinburgb <fcCo.,  Cohen  <t   Hoffman, .Dodcro,  Deuouvion A  Kurtz,   Strouss,   Madam   Coulou,   Rebecca  Gibbs, IMannetta, MiUross,,31illmah, and eight  or ten China houses.   The town when rebuilt  much   more. uniform and  By the regulations of  will   present  pleasant appearance.    By   ~   . .���������  thb local authorities, in concurrence witb tp  people,/tbe main street has been increased, iu  width fifteen feet, and the sidewalks "fixed at  ^���������������������������..'....:.-.%..y  .....   ....���������<���������......  ..������..^,v    Vacancies  regular  1,000  A: mo  1.000  1,500  3.000  mo  1.000  ���������-���������'-, 2o0  2,000  3;()00  .4.000  1,500  , 2.000  10,000  5.000,  18.000  2,000 j  10,000-'  of stolen goods is yet undisco-s:red.  on mix o f ti r E vi k-b.  The fire first made its appearance on  the  mof of AfldJ������ .&. Barry's   biUiai'l  s^Uoon  attached kitchen;and by others! from art o 1  Ioinn,?-.buHdiw but Mm whichever source  iMrioruiaed there can be no doubt      J  acpidental character ; nor can there he the  sbghtes    blame   attached to anv person n������  the light andM^able^iamiwoM&T?  mg.of thoentire town was znah thai i     ,I ���������J  traordinary dry. time like t^^VE  only a Mir that such accidelk did not  occur almost daily;    pw^  preeautCi  lowever, ]n regard to stove pipe* bS\���������'f  may oinlate a recurrence of  nh?i I- n G0,mPk,lc ���������ore heroically o\  Plilosophically borne limn the one in the  present case and tlje stillness of night fo.md  every one quietly slumbering beneath 2  ioitiibo: shelter, save  a ��������� feW   who   qnie tv  Pw^m111- SCCn0 of d^o1ation to 'w Uch  the smouldonng remains o  towu.  and uniform grade,  which were originally intended for cross  streets, but occupied by suJTernuce, are now  to bo leftopen, and altogether, the new town  will be much iiibre convenient: for business,  and will be a docided. improvement on,tDe  old ; and we woiildnbt much' wonder..if in  the course of a few years time many who arc  now heavy losers will cease to regret the eon ���������  flag ration of 1868.  M  Gf-RTJlNTBAUM  Y    (S0CCEKSOKH TO J. O. Fi.ari),)  the .conflagrated ]���������W4 JUKt r^.eh.u,, fln,, on-cr for ������*, at*���������*������"-������  '"       ...    ' '      .   market, wtes,    .   .  CLOTHING,  "' MINING -TOOLS;-;".  THE RESULTS'.  vo���������C\ ov2t 'WTQmon* and ^ealmoHnni.  vmwl e.velamatmn at the time oi; ������������d iinme-  waa,"Barkerville is  duitely alter tlie.fire  "^   '       1Bh^ ������i the world;, ana  been the *iHjm9_d���������Jtjrm of  t        . .    ..-������������������( ���������"������������������i**;i.-������,(i������ii ui   "-������ea.r  ������cn a calamity ' calm, reflecting mind no failae  mslo^ of,ail  which in ny have ASii r,rG  ������������lfs;   but to_ifio-jg.-KK U-1KE MEERSCHAUM-Vll**  j can oe more !  s^'  ;**���������


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