News from Pike's Peak.
Fort Kearney,, Jan. 18.
The weather is mild and it is snowing fast.
The Western stage, with passengers and the mail, and Hinckley
& Co.'s messenger, with $6,000, passed at half-past 10 P. M., last night.
dates are to the 14th inst.
A severe snow storm will delay the movements of many San Juan
adventurers who were about leaving for that point.
About thirty quartz mills are still running in the Mountain City
neighborhood, and they are doing well.
The water gulches are failing steady; only those can run that have mills.
Several sluices have been started in the Platte
diggings, eight miles above this city. --They are supplied with water from the Hydraulic Company's ditch, and miners say they can make wages where heretofore work would not pay. A pottery manufactory will commence operations in a short time near this city.