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From Pike's Peak

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Two coaches of the C. O. C. & P. Express which left Denver on tho lötli, passed here for St. Joseph, at one o'clock, yesterday afternoon, with ful] loads. By this arrival we have the following advices : Dantos, Nov. I5th - A snow storm set in on the eveoing of 13th, and lasted twenty-four hours in this city. The ground was barely covéred atany time, as the snovv melted rapidly. At Golden City it attained the depth of eight inches; at Gregory's twelve inches; and on tho divido twenty five miles south of here twelve inches. The fall on the high raDge appears to have been very heavy, and the wagon roads to the western slope aro doubiless blocked up lor the winter. The weather yes terday and this morning was very line, with clear nights oold and freezing. Two trains of fiity-four wagons for Jones ife Cartwright, and one train of thirty fivo wagons for J. B. Doyl & Co., came in yesterday. In all 89 wagons with 270 tons of goods. Large numbers of miners and others are still setting out for the Ban Juan Mines. Col. St. Vrain arrived on Saturday from New Mexico. He is quite confident that the new discoveries in that range will prove very rich. Tho quartz milis are nearly all stopped for the winter, mostly on account of the failuro of water by lreezing weather. Guleh mining has a)so noarly ccased. Vast quanties oí quartz for spring opcrations are being raised from doep leads. The Provincial Legislature assembied on Monday, organized temporarily, and on tho follovving day permanently. Tho Governor delivered his message, and both the Houses adjourned uütil Monday, the 12th inst.


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