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LINDEN. Linden, Sept.. 23. The Dervon b?ttery, crushing as C .State plant, started on Monday loast on a parcel from the Key O.K. (Rain and Carlon). Mr. Brown is the manager, and at present is ia 's:. charge of both the Devon and the 2 head mill. A parcel of 1021 tons from the Carmen (bain and Carlon) was last week cleaned up at the 2-head mill for an average return of 8 dwt. per ton. J. McCartlhy has taken up the Blue Jacket G.M. This is an aban dconed show, and in the past wa: - considered low grade. It comprises part of the most extensive formation on this field, and if it can be pro fitably worked, is a big proposition. Mr. Howe, chief inspector of pub. lic batteries, is in th district, and; amongst other duties, is sampling in bulk the tailings at the 2-head mill, which have up till the present given unusually high .assays. The Mines Wr ter Supply boring party arrived last week. Hill's well has been properly fixed up by them, and they are now engaged testing for water at the 22-mile ill on the Linden-Edjudinaý road.