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THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 24, 1806,
MONTANA MKWS. , ,
From' the Post, of May '6th, we take the fol
lowing : V. v '
A letter from Prickly Pear City says r New
loiles are being found here Dearly every day.
Tbe GilTord loile, discovered by Messrs. Gif
ford and Robinson, of Helena, is attracting a
good deal of attention. It bas a sbaft sunk
on it about twenty five feet In depth, and
, shows a crevice of seven feet in widtb. It is
a silver lode and native silver can be seen in
nearly all of It. It is situated about one and
a-half miles west of this place. Numbers
have been trying to strike an extension, and
an enterprising individual, 'noted for staking
every ledge of rocks in this oounfy, baa staked,
as ao extension, a quartz, boulder lying in a
dry gulch, which bat evidently been washed
there. The Saggitarius, which is thought to
be this same lode, is also rich in silver. By
an essay of Professor Eaton, wbo holds a half
iuterest, it shows $900 per ton, at a depth of
The placer mines of Indian creek, on the
Missouri, about twenty miles east of this place,
Are said by those jut in from there, to be good.
Big Indian, Sky-High and. others about the
head of Holmes' and Dry gulch, are also
' The large steam quartz-mill, which bas laid
in. Boulder valley all winter, has just passed
, through here,. en route to the famous Brown
lode, near Nelson gulcb.
Deer creek and the numerous side (or trib
utary) gulches are being extensively pros
pected, with almost uniform good results.
Credible reports of big runs are constantly
being received by us. We shall shortly send
one of our regular correspondents to that fa
vored locality, who will furnish us with a com
plete digest of all the reliable news from the
0. G. Durwin, of Silver Bow City, our ener.
getio agent, writes to us that Jacob Rower, of
. that ilk, took from his claim, on the 30th of
April, a nugget of nearly pure gold weighing
$195, He aks if that will do lor Silver Bow.
In our conacientio.us opinion it will, and more
of the same sort would do splendidly. We
know the " stuff' is there, and that the right
kind of men will soon be taking It out.
Mr. A. God be, who has been starring it in
tbe (mining)-provinces, bas just returned
from Jefferson gulcb, bringing with him, like
the Jewish messengers, to Canaan, a sample
of the products of the land. He showed ua
a very fine, pure gold nugget, worth $'245.
We are sorry to lsarn that the damage
done along the line of Alder Gulcb, by tbe
late floods, bas been not only very annoying,.
but disastrous In a pecuniary point of view.
It is not rare to be able to point out, within a.
space or one hundred rods, damage to the
amount of several' thousands of dollars; in
ilicted by the water. At Highland, Judge
rotter bas sustained considerable loss, de
spite of all Mb resources and mining skill;
but, above bis claim,, some men appear to
have been ruined by the sudden and heavy
Iresbet. Down at Junction and in Granite
' Gulch great injury bas been indicted; but
tbe worst Is now over, and tbe damage is
nothing lik,e as great as that met with, from
tbe same cause, last year. All are busy re
pairing, sluicing or preparing, according to
A correspondent, writing from Bannack
City, says: Last week, in the lower part of
the canyon,-known as 11 Yank Williams' dig
cingg." Messrs. Mitchell & Sully sank a pros
peel bole in th gulcb, five feet square', and
took out $25 in coarse gold, but) could not
- olean Ibe bed-rock on account of tbe water
Mineis are stampeding to thenew gulches
while millions are left in this gulch undis
turbed. There is not a richer gulch, of tbe
same extent, in Montana, than this ; but, on
account of the difficulty of keeping out tbe
water, the entire gulcb. ts yet uuworked
The time is, however, not far distant,, when
men of means and energy will uucover these
There are many bars yet unworked in
vault s illstnct, wuictt pay trom bix to ten
dollars per day, and tbeie is room still for
hundreds of miners, with a prospect of doing,
as well, perhaps, as In any other camp in tbe
Boise packers begin to make their appear
anco in our streets, en route for the Blackfoot
General Meagher informed us yosterday
that he is about to resign bis official position
in this Torritory, and to take up his quarters
on his ranche, in Meagher county. A sense
of duty alone keeps the General al bis. post
until a uew Governor arrives in Montana.
MISSOURI RIVER TRADE i
We see that the Ontario laft for Montana on
the 6th ult .and that D. W. Tilton and Mrs
Tilton, Mrs General. Meagher, Judge Hosmer
ana ramiiy ana f atuer De Smot, the noted In
dim Missionary, are among the passengers
Our latest accounts bv desnatuh. and' er
change Inform us tUat. the greater part of
ipe uoqiana neet uas passed umaba, and, as
ta water is good, we may expect the arrival
of the steamers in some four or five weeks
v ip, tavauce oz last year's date for spring ar
rivals. Preparations are being busily made,
both here and at Helena, for trains to meet
the packets at various points on tbe river.
Three more Concord coaches, ludon -with
passengers from Virginia,. Nevada, arrived
in town yeBterdayV The coaches bolong to
C. I. Light 4 Co., Brookwalter & Snyder,
and Edmunds & Whipple. There are ten
passengers, .three drivers and ten horses.
: , rTHE MARKETS.
' The following are quotations of the Vir
ginia market for the week ending May 4th,
The report says: Flour, we think, has
reacfaeii its lowest figures. We have heard
of sales made at $12 6(1 per sack, which is
the lowest figure that flour has ever been
sold at in this market. Several lots have
changed hands at $13$13 50, in large
quantifies ; it how remains in itatu quo.
Bacon remans firm. Lard, very dull. Su
gars, unchanged. Can lies, declined. Flour
St. Louis, $ sk $25 J States, $20 ; Salt
Lake, Provo, $10 ; other brands, $15$1G.
Bacon Henvy sides, 100 lbs 55c j medi
um Bides, 50c. Hums Prime canvassed 65c;
country, 5500c. .
A Centenary Convention held pursuant to
a call from the Conference Centenary Commit
tee of the Oregon Annual Conference of, tbe
M. E, Church was bei-d 'at Salem, Muy 16th,
and organized by the election-cl Rev. David
Leslie, President; Rev. H. C. Benson, D. D.;
Rev. J. L. Parrish, Rev. N. A. Starr, Hon. A.
C. Gibbo, Mr. S. D. Francis ami Mr, G. Gra
ham, Vice Presidents ; Rev. II. K. Hines,
Secretary, and Rev. B. C. Lippincott; Corres
ponding Secretary.. After an interesting ses
sion of two days, tbe Convention adjourned,
having adopted the following preamble and
Whereas, Tbe General Conference 'of the
Centenary of Methodism in America shall be
c&lebiated by all our churches and people
ith devout thanksgiving to Almighty God,
by special religions services aud liberal Iharjk.
Resolved, 1st, That while-we rejoice in tbe
uccess of Melhodisui. in general, and feel a
common interest In tbe connectioual bond
that unites us in one body with our brethren
In older Siates, out peculiar position and tbe
requirements of 'Christian civilization, as w II
as every priucip e of Methudi-t history and
economy, renver.it an imperative duty to de
vote our Centenary offerings chiefly to the en
dowment and permanence of our own educa
2d. That it is the judgment of this Conven
tion that tbeoauseV Christian education can
be better served among us at'preseul, by con
centrating our efforts to build up an insiiiu-
tion of learning which shall compare favora
bly and permauently with our older college-,
rather than by dividing our efToits among
various objects, however praiseworthy nd
3d. That the Centenarv contributions, the
objects of wtticb shall be unspecified. by tlio-
douors, be placed under the control of the-
Committee of tire Oregon Conference to be
appointed according to plan propused by tbe
7th resolution ot the General Conteremie, aun
that saidi committee, under direction of the
Annual Conference, shall designate the pro
portion to. be sent to the connectioual Innu.
4tb. That we recommend special and spec
ified Centenary, contributions to be appropri
ated 1st. To the permanent endowment ot the
2d. To tbe establishment and-endowent of
a Theological Department in the Wuilamel
3d. To furnishing tbe Wallamet University
with apparatus and appliances of education
Crth, Tbat we recommend tbe formation of
Ladies' Centenary Associations iu each cir
cuit and station fur tbe purpose of aiding any
or all or tbe above specified objects.
6th. Thai we respectfully request tho. Sun
day Schools under our care to take collections
and contributions for the above objects. .
7th. Tbat we will carefully enter in bonki
prepared for tbe purpose, the names ol con
tributors and amounts subscribed and tbe
specific objects to which tbe sums shall be
appropriated ; that said books shall be placed
in the bands of tbo Conference Committee,
and that finally they shall be deposited with
tbe archives ot tbe Wallamet University.
&Hb. That in the judgment of this Conven
tion,' not less-lhau $50,000 should, be raised
during the year for purposes specified by. the
0th. Tbat we will not forget tbat "the pri
mary object of' the celebration-shall be tbe
spiritual improvement of our munbars," and
we recommeud special prayers ant efforts for
a general outpouring of tbe IJoly Spirit upon
our own hearts, aud upon the community
such as shall signalize our Centenary Memo-
rial year, no less than the origm of Mutb
10th. Tbat tho President of this Conven
tion, Ilev. David Leslie, be respectfully and
affectionately requested to preach a Lentena
ry sermon at some suitable lime during tbe
"next session of our Conference.
11th. Tbat tbe Secretaries be instructed to
furnish copies of the proceedings of the Con
vention to the .several papers. ot Uregon and
Washington, and respectfulljh request their
publication., . .
, H. K. IIisej, ' Vqi-ii.
, . . B. C Lippikoott, oeo ";
Pr-Biso. Now in the time to purify j-onr blood. Ilall'a
SaranpitrilrA, Yellow Dock and Iodiilo of Potass Is decided
ly thahest tiling In uso for that purpose. Sold by drug
gists every where.
Columbia Lodge, No. 5, I. O.' 6, -1?,--
Meets every Friday evening at 7 o'clock, lu Gates
Hall, comer of Second and Court Streets. Brothers in
good stunding are invited to attend. Jly order. N, G.
Wasco Lodge, No, 15, A, F. &. A. HI,
Holds its stated Communication' on the First and
'd Mondays of each month, at their hall, in
Dalles City, llretliren In good standing are invited to
attend. Dy order of the W. Mr
Situ L. Pom, Soc'y.
Religion Notice, . ,
Catholic Church Morning service : Mosp, at 10J
o'clock. Evening service: Vespers and Benediction, at
7U! o'clock. Sunday School at 2 o'clock, p. m.
aSldtf FATHERL.DIULEMAN, Pastor..
Proposals lor Grain.
ATSI8TNT QUARTEHMAETKa'8 OrHOS,
Foot Dalles, Oreuoh, Muv 24tta, 18(1(1. J
SEALED PROPOSALS, In duplicate, will he received
at this office until 12o'clo kM.ontheUtdayof Juue,
lhCO, for the supply of 160,0110 pounds of Oau, tu bo of
good merchantable quality, and delivered anil stored by
the Contractor hi such maimer an the Ass't Quartermas
ter at this Post may irect, between tbe time of tbo ap
proval of said Contract and tho 26th day of July, 1806.
Uats to be put up in sacks and weighed upon tbe scales
at this po-t before being roceivcil.
Bills will ba reeeived for 25.000 pounds and upwards;
lnust s'ati tho price per pound in cola, and be accompa
nied by the names of at leant two responsible parties as
sureties, and be accoiupauied by an oath of allegiance to
the Uuited Status. -
In case a Hid is accepted, the Contractor will be re
quired toonter into a Jiond for a reasonable amount, for
the faithful Derlbrmance of tho Contract.
.Payment for the aoovo-montloneu suupllea will bt
made In such tunds an may be furiilnhod by the Govern
ment, at u rate equivalent to the coin price at the time
The right to reject any and all Bids Is reserved.
' Bids to be endo: sod Proposals for Oats."
Contracts will be subject to the approval of the Do
partmoat aud Division Commanders.
mySl ' Captain and A. Q. M., U. 8. Army. .
PAIR OF GOLD SPECTACLES la a German Silver
Case, lor which a liberal rowanl wilt bo paid at
8 HEREBY GIVEN THAT A CALL MEETING OF-
the '-Stock Raisers' Mutual Aid Society" will bo
ld at Union School House, near A. D. lloltnn's. on
Fifteen Mile Creek, at l o'clock p. m.. on Saturday. June
2d, 18(10. in l!3td ' L. L. ROW LAN u, C. 8., A. 8..
frMIE UNDEItSIGNEn IS NOW PUTTING UP AN
A excellent article of BOTTLED DKEK, which ha will
deliver to dealers or private families in quantities to
suit. Orders left at the Philadelphia Brewery-will he
promptly attended to. II. SONNENSCIIEIN.
Dalles, May 23d, 1806. ' my23tf
rmnE- Montana transportation company
1. will now receive and transport freight from Wltite
Bluffs to the upper end of navigation on Peivd'Oreille
Lake, at the rate of $140 pec ton. Freight sent to White
lllutls. marked "To the carA-ol 31. T. Co." will ne lor-
warded with dispatch. J. A. ODELL,
myzotr . . .. Agent
8. M. IIOLIERTSTESS,
, 403 Front Street.
' BAN FRANCISCO,
Asa BUYER has ha I manv years' experience In San
Francisco, end natturs himseiras being. able to give sat
isfactlon. Will nil orders for resu Hiaible parties, and
allow the usual credits. For advancos made, will charge
tue ountumary iuterest. commissions will be reasona
bio, and suited to the natnre and Amouut of the bnsiuess.
Refers to Messrs Humuson A Udell. Attorneys at Law,
I r further partlcnlars, Address as above. niyrams
HO, TOR THE DEALY ROAD
SNOW OUT OPTHKWAY,
rjHIIS It IAD IS NOW SO FAR COMPLETED THAT
M. it may he traveiod by' wagon great and small with
ease aud safety. It is Not Less thaii Fifty Miles Nearer
to llolse Kasin or alloy, or Owyhee than any other ronte
from Dalles City. It Has Lower Kates of Tolls, better
grass, aud sliortei drives between watering places than
any other road across the mountains. '''.'Ids road though
tint completod in all Its sections, Is onered to the trav
olimr nublic at very reasonable ra es of toll.
ToaiiiHtovar packers and frelghtera from the Dalles will
do woll to examine this road. If they do t like It,
they can go llfty miles further round for about three
times the toll, and have no better road. .
By order of tho Road Company. my23ml
DEMOCRATIC CLUB ROOM.
CORNER OF COURT AND M AIN STREETS. .
Open Daily, until 10 o'cl'k, i.m
DEMOCRATS OF-WASCO COUNTY are-Invited to at
tend,, and enroll theuiselvos us raemborS'Of the
GOOD SPE ARl.MlJnay.be expictedacnvenlng,
By order of the Committee,
Di22d2w JOHN WILLIAMS, Ch'n
rrVIE CO-PARTN KRSIIIP heretofore existing betwoeo.
X Mllllgau. W. P. Harris, aud McCultough Hell.
man, Mining in Canyon Creek, Grant County, Oregon, is
tills day dissolved by mutual consent Said McCuiloujth
A liellma., wuhdrawlug from the copartnerhipi
McCULLOUUlI & HELLMAN.
Canyon City, Grant Co., April 20, 1806. 21mt
. FOR SALE.
kNE nUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES OF LAND, the
J property ot tno heirs ot John Kamgan, (utoly ilo-
eeaBeil. Tile laud fs-couveniontiy locatea on Aim ureeK,
beiwt en the claims ot Tbemlore Mesplle and Caldwell'i
about three miles from Hallos City. It is well watorod
and contains a good house,-bttrn and stable, a good or
chard and about twenty-nve acres uuder Improvement;
For inlormiitinu or purciiase-appiy to iratner i . Alosplli
orUitea Halt, Attorneys.
, Dalles, May 21, 1806. . lm T. MESPLIE
milE UNDERSIGNED IIAV1
JL, Schooner JVseveruuca and half the -sohooner Jta
pidt trom '1'orence Quiu, ail debts against the above
named Boats must be presented to lno b the lioth day
of May. , ASA'lfiu.u.
Dallea, IIay3.1Sa.. ' ' ml0d2.
ITeraUt top, 2 weeks, tod send bill to this office
AUCTION 11 COMMISSION
HO USE L
NO. iOO MAIN STREET, DALLES.
THE TJNDKRSIGNEB THANKFUL FOR PAST
Jfavortt, ruHpact fully Inform the cttlnona of th
Dalles, and tbe public generally, that fce coutfDuee to
ell at - ' .. t t '
OK PRIVATE SALE, . ,
General Merchandise, .
Stocks, &c. &ct.
, REGULAR SALE DAYS,
Tuesdays and Saturdays.
.Cash Advances made on Consignments,.
And PROMPT RETURN m .de of .sales. '
Ont-door and Special Sales attended to In any part or
tho city. ,
JOHN WILLIAMS, Auctioneer.
Slain Street, DalleN,
WH0U8AJ.I AKD &ITSIL DEALER I If
Cigars, tobacco, snuff
, PIPES, Sec.
ALWAYS IN STORS Till DEBT DRANBB Or
Vigars, Tobacco, Matches, &e
1LAYING CA1IDS, . ,
. POCKET CUTLERY, .
COMBS and BRUSHES, o' all kinds,
PKKFUSiEllY, ot every description, . '
TOYS, COLLS, etc
FISH HOOKS and FISHING TACKLE,
" FANCY GOODS, tc. ' '
Also Powder.Shot, Lead, Powder Flasks, Baskets, and.'
many other articles too numerous to mention.
Interlordealurs supplied with Cigars, Tobacco.etc.
at loss than Portlaud prices, with frelKbt added, oc-8
SELLING OFF AT COST?
J, GOETZ & CO..
STONJ5 BUILDING, WASHINGTON STREET, DALLES,
Oder their well-selected stock, of
8TATI OlST E R "YV
WHOLESALE t RETAIL
D-RU G GI STS,,
STONE BUILDING, WASHINGTON STREET,
Importers and Jobbors of
CHEMICALS i FANCY GOODS,'
SODA, CORKS & ACIDS, .
OILS, A ALCOHOL,
PURE WINES LIQUORS, . .'..'
PAINTS, GLASS A BRUSHES.
PHYSICIANS' PRESCRIPTIONS .
Accurately .com poinded.
PHOTOGRAPHIC EMPORIUM. -
A foil and complete assortment of all articles In th-
Photugraphlo Line, at a SMALL ADVANCE ON SAN .
FRANUISOO PRICES. .
Asf-Merchautwill please got our .prices hefofe order-i
11. 1j. UUAI'iH, JUSTIN OATES.
Dalles. . Sacramento, Gal.
LT CHANCE I .
WE WOULD V ALL THE. ATTENTION OF jnE :
public to tbe lact that we are closinz uut nor
stock of .
dry' GooDsy &c;, &c.,;
At Greally Reduced Rates,
'And offer harnVns which cannot fail to satisfy anybody ,
Iaii" "Wariiiiig' !."
TS 1NTKND.0L0S1NO OUR BUSINESS HERE bv -
t the FIRST OF JUNK next, and we take this op- -portunltyofonce
niosa. ralllni? upon, those indebted t . '
us to call and settle. We will not, If we can help it,
place any of our accounts la the hands of legal celleo- ' .
tors; but-If obliged to do so, we shall have recourse to '
that when this notice expires.'
I n29tjl . i' - M. BROWN k IIIIO.
i DALLES & ROCKLAHI)
Landing Foot of Union Street. .
THE PROPRIETORS ARE NOW PREPARED WITIl
STAUNCH AND-ROOMY BOATS, to cross ,
j ) TraTeler, Horses tt Stock,, ,
In a Safe and expeditious manner, and at KmsowvM.
Kate. . ' , snxt.