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we believe, will LOCAL NEWS. Krorn tin Daily Ilerald of April 6. Arlesian Well. Next in importance to the building ol a railroad into our Territory is the obtaining of a ncc( ssarv supply of wate: irrigating purpose?. This, bo accomplished by means of Aitesian wells, and we are pleased to inform the Hkrald readers that the practicability of such wells lor Montana is soon to be tested. Messrs. Rallou & Curtiss have secured the right of îhe Territory for the Improved Boring and Drilling Machine for sinking Artesian wells, family and stock wells, for prospecting for minerals, etc. They propose, as soon as their machinery arrive-, to put down a public well lu Helena, or vicinity, as a test well, and to enable them to establish prices, etc. The lo cation and supervision of this well is placed •aider the control of the County Commission er?. wjio have accepted the trust. Fhcsc wells have prove i a great success in ( alifornia, and we believe, when it has been demon strated that llow ing wells are attainable here, that thousands of acres of the rich bench lands that are now valueless for lack of water will he homesteaded and improved. Many locations supposed to be rich in deposits of •;old have never been tested on account of the abundance oi water preventing the workmen from reaching bed-rock. These gentlemen inform us that water offers no impediment to boring with their machinery, but, on the other hand, facilitates the work. Wc feel confident that an enterprise promising such important results will he encouraged by a liberal subscription, on the part of our citi zens, to aid in defraying the expenses of the public well. They have also sent for a sup ply of galvanized pipe, to be used in connec tion with a new patent pump, for house use. The heavy machinery, pipe, etc., pertaining to the boring outfit have been purchased in the East and ordered shipped per first boat, and with them will come a man of experience in the business, whose services have been ^r «•tircd by Messrs. Ballou & Curtiss. Jewelry Manufacture*. Among those of our manufacturing jewel ers who have acquired an enviable reputation for skill no one of them stands more promi nent than Mr. A. Jv. Will. His achievements in jewelry manufacture in the years past have in-eu something to boast of, and have secured for him a name that stands him as so much permanent capital. There is nothing in his line of bii-incss that lie cannot fancifully and artistically manipulate from the precious metals. He has all the needed helps of a complete manufacturing establishment, which added to his clever genius, gives him an ad vantage enjoyed by few jewelers in any part • it the West. One of his several specialties is the manufacture of watch-chains. Scores and hundreds of these of nearly as many different paterns and designs,have been made by him, giving in every ease the utmost satis faction to customers. Mr. Will, like other of our business people, has suffered losses by arc, and met with misfortunes that would lave discouraged a less resolute man. He has industry, application, and proficiency, and above all a Will to do worthily and well what Ire undertake«, and these are the gunr •ejfy of success. Sn*w Mining; Company. Viuong the enterprising men who have, by • In ir time, money and efforts, contributed to the present prosperity of Montana, and who have never lost faith in the mineral deposits <*i cur Territory, which to-day make her one !«t the richest of the rich possessors of the '•oi lu s precious metals, is John How—a gen tleman ol tried experience, who came among us at an early day with large means and en dorsed with a reputation of being one of the most liberal and influential citizens of St. Louis. At that time lie invested largely in gold and silver lode., which he has held and developed from time to time until now, when they represent a value in money which can be < I imputed only as a fortune of no ordinary .-i/o. Mr. JIow has held these mines all this time with an obiding faith in their ultimate pxyiug value, and now puts in motion one of die most promising enterprises of the day. Mr. IIow, l>elicving the present to be a favor able time to utilize the hidden treasures not only of his own mines, but those surround ing and convenient to a district of developed rich leads, proposes to erect large works for concentrating and milling ores. He has, with a view to better secure the object, devised a combination of individual interests, and with hi« associates formed a company, with a cap ital stock of five hundred thousand dollars, under the name of the "Centennial Gold and Silver Mining Company of Montana." At a meeting of the stock-holders, held here on the ; !0th ult., Mr. IIow was elected President and Treasurer, and Oscar B. Totten Secretary, at which time it was decided to sell only the balance ol the first hundred thousand dollars of stock. "Paid up" stock to the amount of ?ixty five thousand dollars has been issued for the purchase of mines, mill, machinery, etc., leaving a balance of thirty-five thousand dollars of stock to be Sold at present for a forking capital. Of this amount only forty l>cr cent, will be assessed to put the mill 1n I'lace w ith proper outfit and a season's supply of ores for a successful run this summer. Ihe shares of this company have been fix f n , 1 l( '. u dollars each, to give all opportunity oi sharing in the enterprise. It is not our purpose to put a limit to the juieccss of un enterprise of thig,kinddn Mop mna vyhep managed by persons of known ouaiucss qualifications, and, with a liberal rc from our citizens to start the under-, •i» I 11 P rGm »ses not only to prove a profit » < investment to the stock-holders, but also of oî U T ! Ut ** to the general prosperity of of had dis to de de ates of ntn etc. of A Xew Strike. The miners of Nelson gulch and vicinity have been considerably excited and elated over new developments in silver in Colorado gulch, which lies above and runs parallel with Nelson gulch and empties into Ten Mile. The silver lead which looks so prom ising i> called the Winter-Set, and was relo cated January 1st last. Messrs. Priest & Co. have a shaft now down on the lead 16 feet, and the crevice at this depth is 20 feet wide, with small seams—a foot or more in all—of high grade ore. The value of the ore on the surface, by blow-pipe assay, was $1 -j 0 per toD, and has increased in value as they get down, the ore at the bottom reaching, by the same process, $1,900 per ton. Five exten sions have been located on the same lead, and the snow-capped hills are daily swarmed with prospectors. An exciting race to town occurred over one of the extensions last week between Kane amd McNeal, the former beat ing the latter five minutes, and had the lead just recorded as Me. walked into the Record er's office. Probably those precious five min utes gained to the one and lost to the other a million or so ©f dollars. There arc plenty yet undiscovered in the mountains; hunt them up, boys, for the railroad is coming, loaded with machinery for reduction works, and with capitalists to buy your ore or lead Woolen Mill«. There has been more or less talk for sev eral years past over the subject of construct ing woolen mills in Montana, but to the pres ent time it has amounted to nothing further than talk. It has been demonstrated beyond question that this Territory is one of the best, if not the best, of wool growing coun tries in the United states, and the amount now annually shipped would justify the con struction of woolen mills here immediately. We give below a letter upon this subject re cently received by P. W. McAdow, Esq., of Bozeman, which letter appears in the last Courier : Barky, III., March 15, 1875. P. AY. McAdow, Esq, Bozeman, M. T. Dear Sir: —When you read this you may think that you are not acquainted with the undersigned, but when 1 tell you that I am the individual that was known years ago in your place by the name of "Sandy," you may recollect me—came through with the Vaughn and Parhm outfit. At that time Bozeman, or at least the town of Bozeman, was quite an infant; but, from what I hear, it has got to be a place of some importance. Now what I want to know, Bud, is this: Would a woolen mill do anything out there, and have they got to raising wool out there? The reason 1 ask you these question is, I have a friend here who is a practical manu facturer— I say this because I know it—am to work with him at present. He wants to start into the business for himself. I have told him about Montana and its resources, as far as I know ; told him that I knew it to be the best stock raising country that I have seen. Now, please give me your opinion on the subject. He has the machinery bought and good inducements are offered him to set them up, but I persuaded him to wait until I heard from you. Now, give me your opinion. If it would be practical, would your citizens en courage the business? An early answer would oblige. Your?, truly, JOHN M. RYAN. Items. —Colonel J. A. Viall left on Saturday for Philadelphia and other Eastern cities on a six weeks' business trip. —Phil. Klipple is putting the finishing touch on three new coaches for Gilmer & Salisbury, besides repairing several old ones, all of which will be put on the road in a short time.— Mail. —We regret to learn that Geo. Behringer, of Badersburg, last week was compelled to lose one of his legs, which was amputated just below the knee by Drs. Click and Steele. Mortification had set in, and the leg had to be sacrificed to save his life. Mr. Behringer is reported doing well. —Lost. On or about the 27ili ult, some where along the overland line between Cor inne and Helena, two valuable packages, marked respectively on the way-bill W. C. R. and E. G. M., and due here a week ago. Par ties interested are getting somewhat anxious. Any direct information of the former will be thankfully received by a large congregation this city, and of the latter the same by the business men generally of the Territory. —Lieut. W. H. Nelson arrived from Camp Baker last evening, en route to the Jocko Agency, whither he goes in command of a detachment of soldiers, as an escort to a band the Flathead Indians, now returning from annual buffalo hunt in the Judith Basin. This is in accordance with the new policy of Indian Department, that Indians have no business away from their reservations unless accompanied by soldiers, and if found with such escort are subject to be considered treated as hostile. —"Old Uncle Ben," who saws wood and chores of all sorts about town, has his notion of the causes resulting in the late "spell of weather." He explains it something this fashion: "Nothin' partic'lar sin'lar 'bout dat. You 'member dat comat what we las' fall, and the yarth quake about dat ? Well, de fact am dat de comat struck yarth aud knocked it out of 'cumferancc de norf 'bout foah hundred miles, and dat's cause of dc cold spell and do lateness of season." A Ft. Kipp (B. N. AV. T.) correspondent favors us with a map of all that section of country across the boundary extending as far as High aud Big Bow rivers. It delini the different water courses, the location buffalo ranges, trading posts, the head quarters of the Queen's Mounted Police, the wagon roads leading north from Ft. Benton, T'lmen n?Urv tiriclt f A loafn 1 1)0 Those who wish to learn the typography the British Northwestern Territory can their knowledge by consulting this a to be of From the Daily Herald of April 6. SPELLING MATCH. Who is the coining; Champion? Spelling matches are just now all the rage in the States. Public contests are taking place in all the principal towns and cities,and the largest halls are insufficient to hold the multitudes who assemble either as partici pants in the matches or as spectators. An ad mission fee of 50 cents is usually charged, the proceeds in most cases being donated to churches, charitable institutions, etc. The most prominent people in public, profession al and business life take part in the "exer cises," and add zest and amusement to the contests to the extent that they acquit them selves with credit or are easily vanquished by a tyro fresh from his school books. The Helena public arc ripe for an entertainment of this kiud. All classes of our people are ready and eager to help it along and make it a splendid success. Merchants, bankers, lawyers, doctors, officials, editors, the young folks at school, and everybody else will take hold and "spell" each other in a tussel with AA r ebster. Will not Mr. Searles and his as sistant teachers "start the ball?" It will be the happiest hit of the season. No hall in the city will be large enough to hold the crowd that will attend. Charge an admit tance of fifty cents for adults and half price for the young folks, and give the proceeds to the Library, the Fire Department, or to some charitable institution. Expecting that our suggestion for the spelling match will be acted upon, and the arrangements therefor perfected at an early day, we want to pre pare everybody for the contest. To this end wb reprint the following, which appeared in the Herald some time ago, previous to the development of the "orthographical epidem ic." It is cleverly arranged, with a view to presenting as many difficult words as possible in as small a space as possible. There are few even "gifted" in spelling who can write the whole from dictation without making some blunders. Here is the example: 'The most skillful gauger I ever knew was a maligned cobbler, who drove a peddler's wagon, using a mullein stalk as an instrument of coercion to tyrannize over his pony shod with calks. He was a Galilean Sadducec,anc had a phthisicky catarrh, diphtheria, and the bilious, intermittent erysipelas. A certain Sibyl, with the sobriquet of 'Gypsy,' went into ecstacies of cachinnation at seeing him mea sure a bushel of peas, and separate sacchar ine tomatoes from a heap of peeled potatoes, without dyeing or singeing the ignitiblc queue which he wore, or becoming paralyzed with a hemorrhage. Lifting her C 3 'es to the ceil ing of the cupola of the Capitol to conceal her unparalleled embarrassment, making a rough courtesy, and not harassing Mm with mystifying, rarefying, and stupefying innu endoes, she gave him a couch, a boquet of lilies, mignonette and fuchsias, a treatise on mnemonics,a copy of the Apocrypha in hiero glyphics, daguerreotypes of Mendelssohn and Kosciusko, a kaleidoscope, a dram phial of ipecacuanha, a tcaspoonful of naphtha for delebel purposes, a ferrule, a clarionet, some licorice, a surcingle, a carnelian of symmet rical proportions, a chronometer with a mov able balance-wheel, a box of dominoes and a catechism. The gauger, who was also a trafficking rectifier and parishioner of mine, preferring a woolen surtout (this choice was referable to a vacillating, occasionally-recur ring idiosyncracy), wofully uttered this apophthegm: "Life is checkered; heresy and villainy shall be punished." The sibyl appol ogizingly answered: "There is ratably an al legeablc difference between a conferrable el lipsis and trisyllabic diæresis." Wc replied in trochees, not impugning her suspicion." Personal. —L. H. llersbfield, banker, left yesterday for the East. —E. G. Macluy, esq., arrived yesterday from an extended eastern trip. Ed. w ill put bis shoulder to the wh:el and make the Car roll route lively this season. —Mr. I. A. Robinson, an eariy-day resident of Helena, arrived from the West Side last evening. Mr. Robinson Is now- mail con tractor between Forestvillo aud Missoula— the roughest route in Montana, but one over which the mail goes on schedule time the year round. We extend the freedom of the capital. —John McNeil, formerly a merchant of Baunack and willial a genial gentlemen, writes us from Hamilton, Butler county, Ohio, as follows: "Change the address of my Herald from Montgomery to this place, as I have permanently located here and am in my old business—wholesale and retail grocery. Tell the boys to stop off and see me while cn route east." The Gold and Silver Leads In Cable Dis trict. Cable City, M. T., April 4, 187,7. the Editor of tlic Herald. As per agreement, I let you know what the miners arc doing in Cable and vicinity. Cameron is working a few men on the Ca ble, searching for surface quartz, as it is im possible to mine in the main shaft until ma chinery is erected for hoisting water. The Barker boys have been sinking all winter on the Silver Moss, placing upon the dump an abundance of rich silver ore, pre paratory to shipping as soon as convenient. Burdess & Co. are prosecuting work on a silver lode adjoining the Silver 3Ioss and equally as rich. Foster & AVhitford have found the Big Bonanza—a silver ledge fifty feet wide, the assaying $75 per ton. The Rosa Whitford, a gold ledge, is being worked with flattering prospects, so much so, the proprietors do not at present intend erect a stamp mill, but an arastra instead, which, if -the weather will permit, will be in operation in three weeks, when money can taken out in a short time to purchase a ten-stamp mill, thereby retaining the whole the lode, and not, as they supposed, give of such valuable propert} r for so little money. A MINER. j it in, M. Gk Items. —The new steamer Carroll, of the Coulson line, left Cincinnati March 24, for the Upper Missouri—portions of her freight being for Benton. —At a cattle sale near Baker City, Oregon, last month, the prices paid for stock ranged from $5.63 for yearlings to $27 for milch cows. Two-year-olds brought from $10 to $11, and three-year-olds from $13 to $15. —The conceit announced for Friday night of this week lias been postponed until AVednes day evening of next week, the 14th inst., ow ing to certain of the band members having engagements which conflicts with the time first announced. —The Capital parapliranaiia was taken aboard of Diamond "1!" schooners at Vir ginia on Friday last, and on Saturday the fleet sailed out of that harbor and down Alder river with a favorable breeze. No salute was fired on their departure. With average fair sailing, they may be expected at the Capital about the 12th lest. —Major AVoods, of the Blackfoot Agency, has been instructed by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to select a new site for the agency, and report the estimated cost of re moving to the same, together with the cost of suitable buildings. This indicates an early removal, which will be good news to our Northern settlers. —The Salt Lake Tribune tells how a game of cards saved ten miners from destruction by a recent avalanche in the Cottonwood Canyon. The}- were going up to the mines, and left the trail and entered an unoccupied cabin to play a game of cards, and had scared}' got seated when the avalanche slid down the trail which they had left, carrying everything before it. —AA'e are assured that the concert at the Grand street church on the 14th inst. will be equal to any ever given in the city, and, from the array of volunteers from our best vocal and instrumental musicians, we have no doubt it will be a treat. Mr. Charpie has been prompt upon scores of occasions to aid others, aud now the people have an opportu nity of fittingly expressing their appreciation of the same by giving him a rousing benefit. —The Cincinnati Commercial of March 25th says: "The new mountain steamer Chas. AY. Mead arrived from Pittsburg yes terday. She laid up at Dayton, Kentucky, Thursday night, and came down to the city yesterday morning, landing at the foot of fifth street, where she remained all day. At dark she was firing up for the purpose o continuing her trip. The Mead is a queer looking cran, Deine; long unit law. SUiri vrifll but one chimney. Her machinery is in the hull, and what little cabin she has is located on the main deck aft the boilers. Joseph Williams and Levi Dix are her pilots from here to St. Louis." From the Daily Herald of Apill 7. Died. In Marion, Va., March 9th, 1875, 8arah M., wife of G. G. Goodell, aged 55 } r e:irs 10 months and 17 days. Deceased was the only daughter of the late Sanford Smith, of Ful ton, N. Y., aud sister-in-law to Mr. D. T. Goodell, resident near this city. The local paper, in its obituary of Mrs. Goodell, says: »She was in usual health and entertained company in the afternoon and evening of the 8th inst., the occasion of her daughter's birth day, with unusual cheerfulness, until about 9 o'clock, when she complained of indisposi tion and rapidly became speechless, from the effects of a stroke of apoplexy, and breathed her last on the following day. Medical aid was promptly in attendance, and everything was done to restore the loved and loving wife and mother, but without avail. God had called her home. She was an accomplished and benevolent woman, and was much bn overt by all who knew her." .ViKNonla Comity Items. AVc learn from a Missoulian now in town that the snow had entirely disappeared from the Bitter Root valley above Stevensville, and that stock was doing well. Times in the county have been better during this wir than for some years, as the farmers were able sell their products for cash and at good figures. The snow is very deep in the Cedar creek region, and the mining season will be late in opening. The Cedar creek mines will employ their usual number of men—about 150—the coming season. The drain ditch into Trout creek is progressing, and will reach bed-rock, it is expected, by the 1st of June. The gulch is believed to be rich, and should prove so, will give employment to a good many men. In Upper Quartz Creek twelve dollar drift diggings have recently been struck, and companies draining lower down hope for equally good pay when they reach bed-rock. This gulch, it is thought, will give employment to 125 or 150 men this season. little prospecting has been done in the new Nine Mile-diggings since winter closed but many are sanguine that it will make a good camp. Taken altogether, the mining prospects of Missoula county look better than cver * mi I m LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the Post Oflice uncalled for at Helena, T., on the 7th day of April, 1ST5. When called for please say, "advertised." Adams Clement Alexander AV H Bradley Ralph Bradley R R Cornforth C R 3 Cruse Fred Fricks -V-M tes C M Hagerty David Henry D.B Hezlep W AY Hopkins A Hunter Jesse R Jackson Robert Kelley John \V Rugger Dan Laughlin A J Maloy Martin Parks Miss Annie M Parks Mrs Mary Richardson Robert Schills Henry Simpson John Stewart J 31 Thomas Charles Iv Zimmerman N S. H. CROUNSE. P. M. P. SL $1 and will of bad feed drop first firm Passengers Iron» Corinne. Corinne, April 1.— C. W. Mobeck, Miss Jennie Mobeck, Helena; Fred. Bouilare, Deer Lodge; AYm. Mauldin, Ryans. Corinne, April 2.—H. Kessler, P. N. Kess ler and wife, Nicholas Scheyer, Helena. Corinne, April 3.—The following persons left here on the overland coach for Montana to-day : Henry Dewitt, J. M. D. Green, Deer Lodge: Fred. Gamer, AYm. Stymest, J. 8. Hall, R. II. Ambler, Helena; Jasper Wright, and George McCotter, Virginia city. Corinne, April 4.— J. 8. Pemberton, J. McMish, and Wm. Stone, Deer Lodge. Corinne, April 5.— Albert Keihrhof and W. Harding, Virginia City; J. B. Wilson, AV. H. AVilson, G. E. Norem and wife, Helena; Moses Gravell, Gaffney's. Corinne, April 6.—F. 8. Iugersoli, J. R. Boj'cc, and Miss Linna Fant, Helena; Alex. Mayhew and 8. A. AVillcy, Deer Lodge. Corinne, April 7. —\V. P. Armstrong and wife, Z. L. Gilmore, C. AY. Creig, Virginia City; AV. C. Gillette, Helena; J. II. Martin. Deer Lodge. ----- a « iai t. i Spelling; School. Mr. Daniel Searles, Principal of the Rodney street school, requests us to state that there will be a spelling school at the Rodney street school house on Friday evening of this week. Free to all, and a general invitation is extended. —Captain E. B. Codding, acting quarter master, has been relieved from duty as post quartermaster at Fort Saunders, AYyoming Territory. An order has been issued in his case to stop his pay, with the exception of $50 per month, until he makes the proper settlement with the Third Auditor of the Treasury. Gen. AV. H. Emory, when relieved as Commander of the Deprtment of the Gulf, goes to Washington. Qf his staff, Capt. AY. W. Sanders, of the Sixth Infantry, goes to Fort Buford, Dakota ; Capt. E. II. Hayes, of the Fifth Cavalry, goes lo Arizona; Capt. Luke O'Reilly, of the Nineteenth Infantry, goes to Camp Supply, Indian Territory. MARRIED. At Boulder Valiev, M. T., March 31st, 187?», by C. W. Higley, Esq., Mr. J. 8. Concannon, of Jeff er sou City, to Miss Emma T. Cooper, of Boulder. At the Minnesota House, Helena. M. T.. April 1. 1S75, by Rev. W. C. Ship pert, Mr. Wm. Irvin to Mrs. Walton, both of Clancy. MORN. 3d, 1875, to the wife of Robert Cyrus At Magpie, April Shannon, a daughter. At Missoula. Mardi 25th, 1875, to the wife of McWhirk, a daughter. At Darling. Beaverhead county, March 2Sth, 1875, to the wife Jos. W. Brown, a daughter. At Havden, March 25th, 1S75, to the wife of James A. Ferrel, a son-a twelve-pounder. DIED. iu Deer Rouge City, March 3ftth, 1375, of pulmonary embolism, Alice B. W., daughter of George W. and Bettie II. Irvin, aged 5 years and 10 months, In Prickly Pear Valley. March 24th, 1S75, Netty L.. infant daughter of Harry N. and Netty Sykes, aged 7 months and 14 days. WEEKLY WHOLESALE MARKET REVIEW. Helena. Aprils, 1875. Su oak. -Extra C, $20; California granulated, $20. Strut.— 10 gal. keg?. $17: 5 gal. keg?. $0; iu case?, fdx gal., $12. CoFFEE-Old Government Java, 45: Co?;a Rica, $8; Rio, 40 ; Charlrc?, 4?». Can Fruit?.—C al. Peaches, 2% ft«, $12 50; States Peaches, 2 ft? $9 50;CaL Pear«, 2 y. »ft?, $12 50: uo Plum«, egg, 2ft?, $12 50; Apricot?, 2>i ft«, $12 50; Damson«, 2 X lbs, $13; Quinces, 2% ftp, $13; States Blackberries, *3.50 ; do. Gooseberries $8.50 ; Pine apple, $9 50 ; do. Strawberries, $10; Green Gages, $10; Cherries, $12; Cranberry Sauce, $10; Can Honey, Comb, 2 lb«. f!f Strained, 2ft«. $12 50 per case; glass, $12. Can Veuet arles.-W inslows Coin, $9; California Tomatoes, $10; States do., $7 00; String Beans $7 0ft; Lima Beans, $9 ; Green Peas, $10. Fish.—M ess Mackerel, % bbls, $25; No. 1 in ici is. $4®4.50 ; Codfish, 13016c ; Salmon, case, $11.50 ; Oyster« $9 ; Lobsters, $12 00 ; Sardines, $25 per case. Candle«.—W ork's, tall weight, $12 per box. Soap.—C astile, ç? lb, 25c; Babbitt's, (75 ft box} $15: Schaeffer's, $9 per box. Tobacco.—— Chewing, tine cut $1 10<afl 15; Cable Twist, $1; Gold Bar, fl; Black Navy, 60065c; Bright do., 30c. Smoking—Virginity,|i 10; Ingleside 90c ; Montana. 00c: Game Cock. 00c ; Hard to Beat, 70c; Bullion, 70e. Rubber Boots, i»er case, $750|SO. Dried Fruits.—N. Y. Apples, 22c; Cal. Peaches 25c ; Salt Lake, 18c ; Blackberries, 22c ; Cherries, 42e ; Raspberries, 55c; Currants, 20c; Cal Grapes, 20c; Pears, 20c; Raisins, whole boxes, |7 ; half do., $3 50; quarter do., $1 75; Nectarines, 25. Tea.—I mperial, $1@1 50 ; Young Hyson, $1 0001 50; Gun Powder, $1 25@2 00; Japan, 650SO<\ Spices.— Pepper, 40c; Cloves, 75c; Nutmegs, $1 75; Cinnamon, 75c; Alspice, 50c; Mustard, 50c; Bernard's assorted ground, per case, $609. California Wines.— Landsberger Champagne, qts ; $22 50 ; do. pints, $27 00 ; Angelica, gallon, $3 00 ; Port, do., $3 00; White, da, $3 00; Sherry, da, $3 00; El Dorado, $3 00 ; Wine Bitters, $3 00 ; Oregon Cham pagne Cider, $8 ; Brandy, according to age, $3 50<a$10 ; Missouri Imperial, pints, $30; California Wine Bitters, per case, |8; Whisky, $1 75@$5. Beef.— $608 per hundred pounds. Sundries.— Salt, 5#c: Brooms, $7@$S; Soda, 18c ; Salerat us, ISc ; Cooking Extracts, $303 50 ; Rice, 15c; Hominy, 10c; Dooley's Yeast Powders, $4; P. & M. Yeast Powders, |2 75; Concen trated Lye, $13; Corn Starch, 18c; Pepper Sauce pints, $406; Tomato Catsup, pints, $406; Matches, telegraph, $7 50@$8; Bar Lead, 16c; Nails, 8&l0d, $11@$12; Rope, 25c; Bacon, 20c; Lard 2503Cc; Whittaker Hams, 17c; other brands, 12; SL Louis crackers, 13c; Starch, ISc;' Quicksilver, 75; Green Apples, 16020c; COal Oil, 80c; Com Meal, 8%c ; Wrapping Paper, 12015c ; Hostet ter's Bitters, $1150 Drake's Bitters, $8 ; Pineapple Bit ters, $10 ; State's Pickles, 5 gal $3 ; do., 10 gal $14 ; Cal pickles, 5-gal |5; 10 gal do., $10; Helena Crackers, 14016. Produce market is very dull and but few transactions. Receipts for the past week light, owing to bad condi tion of roads. XXX flour of ordinary brands retailing at |70$7 60, and selling from first hands at $6 5O0$7. Choice brands will bring from 50c. to $1 per sack more, but the ton«» the market is depressed, the • general impression favoring a decline. » Oats have advanced to $3 50 per 100 lbs. Owing to bad condition of roads receipts are small, and their advance is caused by an unusual home demand for feed and seed. With large receipts prices would soon drop back to $2 75. Wheat, 33i@4c. per pound. Green vegetables In abundance. Butter selling from hands at 40c@50c. Eggs, 50c, per dozen. Ilay at $15 i>er ton.