Loop Track indicated 1900
to of be -7. I The party of engineers which has been at work on surveys for the Salt Lake road between Riverside and Redlands, and has run two lines from llighgrove toward the latter point, has completed its work in this vicinity, and has been ordered to the desert. The preparations for the, trip are beintf made forthwith, Supplies laid in, and within a day or two they expect to cross the mountains and prepare for work on that side of the range. A member of the party is responsible for the information that a line has been run between Redlands and Highland, which would point more strongly than ever to a loop line around the valley. But people iu that vicinity know nothing about such a line having been run, and some of them are inclined to believe no such survey has been made. Incidentally, one of the tents occupied by some members of the surveying party, burned at their camp between Colton and Redlands a few nights since. Everything in it was destroyed. It was early In the evening, and the occupants had gone to another tent for a short time, leaving a lighted cnndlo in their own tent. Ten minutes later it was discovered to be In flames aud everything in it was consumed. tic a to .