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I-SWIMTON, NORTH IDAHO. FRIDAY................NOVEMBER ISth 1878. Repudiated. As yet the fate of the State Constitu tion is unknown. Io Wulla Walla county the sentiment of the people was almost unanimously in opposition to it, only a very infinitesimal portion of the poplar vote being cast in its favor.' Our people without the interposition of the press, or the efforts of orators, re pudiated the document., because they believed it narrow and illiberal in its provisions, and not suited to the wants of a country growing with astonishing rapidity. Eveo if the result in the Ter ritory, when finally announced, should prove to be in favor of the Constitution we do not believe that Congress in view of the decided opposition here expressed, will do more than shelve the petition for admission as a State, In the mean time, capital seeking for chances for profitable investment, will find many awaiting them in this region. We need railroads, telegraphs, lumber flumes woolen mills, wagon and agricultural implement manufactories, tanneries, grist mills, soap and candle factories, beet sugar factories, distilleries, beef and pork packing establishments, in short we want capitalists to provide the ways and means to work up the vast surplus products of our soil, and man ufacture the immense number of things «ow imported—ready made. Capital need no longer fear the absurd restric* tions attempted to be placed upon it by the Constitution. Come while the field is open, strike while the iron is hot.— W. W. Union. Murder will out. We ooncede to the Union the same right to interpret the provisions of the new Constitution that we claim for ourselves, and as an instru ment to be submitted to the voters of Washington for tlHr adoption or rejec tion, it was fitting for the Union and other papers of Washington, before the vote was taken, to publioly canvass the merits and demerits of that instrument. This was necessary in order that the majority of the voters could fully un derstand what provisions it contained, for it is well known that not more than one-fifth of the voters themselves even read the text of its provisions, they not having them to read. Walla Walla oounty has four newspapers and one daily, and yet not one of them ever published the text of the Constitution, ' and with one exception have ever said but little about it, and that was said not in discussions of its merits or demerits, but more in derogation of the delegates to the convention who framed the instru ment, for the purpose of forestalling the people With bitter prejudice. If the Union so thought, it never before de clared the provisions of that instrument ''narrow and illiberal," which it should have done and pointed out wherein they were so narrow and illiberal that others might see the grounds for such a con struction. The members of the con vention presented the instrument and challenged a calm and dispassionate dis cussion of its provisions before the peo ple, by the press. This character of discussion the Walla Walla press ig nored, although Walla Walla was dis tinguished as the place of the sitting of the convention that framed the instru ment. In this respect the press of Wal la Walla has eschewed the majority sen timent of the territory which called the convention together, and said as much as to declare that they will not affiliate with other portions of tho territory in the oalm discussion of questions which are alike of interest to all sections. Rven the Union, with great self suffi money says : "Even if the resnlt in tho territory when finally announced, »hould prove to be in favor of the Con stitution, we do not believe that Con gress in view of the decided opposition here expressed, will do more than shelve the petition tor admission as a State." One would suppose that the editor of the Union regarded that the sun rose and set within the limits of Walla Wal la county only, and that Congress would only ooastder the blind and prejudiced sentiment which had been engendered among tbe people of that county upon the Constitution. The Union did dare before the vote, to warn the people what W. S. Ladd, a Portland monopolist said that he should do with his mBney in ease the Coustitu. ion was adopted. This with tbe still lingering hope of some that that county may yet be annexed to j Oregon and with no portion of the press of that county to show up the fallacy of, and delusion contained in these schemes, swayed the people of that county from their true interests. Columbia county seem 3 d also to catch the spirit of Walla Walla, and so far es we at this time of writing can ascertain, these are the only two counties in the territory, whose ma jority vote is not for the Constitution. What a spectacle of blind stubborn re sistance they have exhibited ! IIow their importance must swell in their own estimation ! How tenderly the balance of the territory will hereafter consider their claims for favor in the future legislation of the State ! They have had their triumph, hut it is a triumph over themsjlves. Let them enjoy it as best they can. Constitution Vote of Idaho. It is gratifying to know that the sen timent of the people of north Idaho is so nearly unanimous iu favor of the adoption of tbe Washington Constitution as evinced by the late vote on the ques tion. The method of submitting the vote with so many separate articles was a stumbling block to a full vote. From all we can learn a large number cast the printed ballots without a scratch suppos ing they were voting for the Constitu tion, all of which ballots wore for uoucht. lhcy should have scratched the word "against" before "Constitution" in the second line. There were a few who seemed wholly indifferent upon the ques tion, but at this time of writing we can not learn of 25 votes cast against the Constitution in all tho three counties. Shoshone county cast but oue vote against. Mt. Idaho the largest precinct in Idaho county cast but two votes against it. Lewiston, the largest pre cinct in Nex Perce county cast but. four votes against it. The northern precioets of this county did nearly as well. We will give official next week. Constitution Votcot Washington. Up^ to Thur- ■ j morning of this week our returns from counties in Wash - ington Terri lory show the following ma jorities na Constitution: For Constitu tion: Whitman GOO, Whatcom 220, Thurston 217, King about 1000, Cuw liti 8, Snohomish350, Clark 56, total 2. 446. Against Constitution: Pierce 123, Columbia 87, Walla Walla about 800, Skomania 27; total 1,037, leavings ma jority thus far of 1,409 Tor the Consti tution. Add to this about 650 as the majority iu north Idaho aud we have 2,065 majority for the Constitution. We are of the opinion that the full returns will show full 8,000 majority for the Constitution. Population dc Wealth. There are twenty-four counties in Washington Territory, containing a pop ulation of about 50,000. and yet the taxable properly for 1878 is quitted at 818,930,964, or about 8379 per herd. What other country oau make such a showing.-- Ex. The population of Washington now exceeds 50,000 by about 8,000 without north Idaho and with north Idaho she has at the present tirno full 65,000, and her property that shr.u'd be taxed will aggregate full 125,000,000, so that the proportion of property to each man, wo man and child exceeds 8384. It is true that no other State or Territory can make as good a showing, and yet a few men who despise taxation though essen tial to an efficient government cry out against a State where tbe people become their own rulers. It la Your Bull that Gores. Tbe Lewi«ton Leller finally agrees that the reoommendatiou of Geo. How ard to lay off a reservation on tbe north side of Snake river is all right, "Pro vided, however that north Idaho be an nexed to Washington Territory, that the Nex Perces be placed on said reserve, &c., The amount of all is, if it benefits Lewiston and the Teller, of necessity, it must be a benefit to all man kind .—East Oregonian. What we claim as a benefit to Lewis ton, would injure no one, because if we become a part of Washington, Wash ington will be the gainer by exchanging the Moses reservation foreshadowed ty Gen. Howard for the Nei Perce reser vation. But not so with Oregon, when she seeks the opening of the Umatilla reservation within her own borders, by creating a new one out of the domain of Washington, thus enriching herself at the expense of Washington. In so do ing Oregon ia robbing Washington and the latter hat just cause of complaint. a Letter Prom Boston. The following is an extract from a private lotter wo received this week : Boston Mass., Oct. 25th 1878. Friend L:—Your welcome letter of recent date, duly received. I am pleased to learn of your improved phys ical condition, and earnestly hope you may be spared many years to witness tho growth and material prosperity of that portion of Tdaho you have so per sistently labored for, these many years. Judging from the increased evidence of activity in all branches of business, na turally quickened by large accessions to your population, it is evident your con tinued efforts to draw attention to the great natural resources of the upper country, coupled with the unrivalled climate, as an inducement for immi grants to investigate before settling ' na.,-a- ik. ..... | .. - j nearer the coast, has been of avail, aurl : North Idaho has received her share ( ,i ... those leaving the couutry east of the j rookies who were seeking to better their i . # e condition financially and physically, 1 notwithstanding, the numb rs who have made their abiding place in youc midst during the last three years has been great. As I remember the country there must yet remain mu At unclaimed land, and the influx now so happily in augurated will natural y be steady and increasing for years to come, until that portion of the upper couutry designated by the comprehensive title of the great valley of the Upper Columbia, shall present to tho gaxe of the conservative, stay at home New Kuglander, a picture of wealth and prosperity, such as his natural surroundings had almost un fitted him to comprehend. At the rate the country is now filling up. the com pletion of the N. P. 11. It. will be an event near nt hand, at least the com pletion of that portion which shall give your people that outlet to the coast, so much needed at present, which need increases with each season, with -the re currence of each harvest. True there may be, and doubtless will bo built some other short line connecting with the coast, which shall afford your relief from your pent up condition, which shall remove the bolts aud bars now maintained by a selfish and all powerful monopoly: But the through line frnffi the Atlantio to the Pacifie is what is needed. You waut facilities for getting heavy machinery into your rich mining districts, 4>rectly from the east, at a cost in money and labor, which shall encourage the investment of eastern capital in developing what will prove on experiment to be paying industries. You also want the means of laying down at the door of your wheat growers improved laborsaving machinery, at prices which shall enable a ranchman to possess these useful auxiliaries to the production of the cereals, at prices some thing less than a small fortune. I am in communication with friends who have settled near the present western termi iius of tho eastern div., N. P. K. It., who informs me the country is last set tling along the line as fast as it is ex tended, that settlers of two years ugo are selling their ranches to new comers and pushing ahead still further west.f! He says there is one vast caravan con tinually moving westward, some dropp ing out by tbe way bargaining for par tially improved farms, and the former owners, with their effects taking the ... . place iu tbe moviog throng vacated the uew comer, and says he, the further west wo go the better we like the coun try. But he says from all he can learn he is beoomiog more and more convinced that the valley of the Upper Columbia is the country he is lookiug for, and has about decided to push ahead of the railroad and get his location before the country shall become too thoroughly canvassed by the would ho settlers. The future of your section is assuredly a bright one, and such as to enoourage and make thankful every titan wh o stuck through that period of doubt, uncertain ty, and to some degree, stagnation which followed the flush times of work ing yt)ur rich placers. * * * MARRIED. At tho home of ths bride neur Mt. Idaho, Thursday evening. Nor. 12th. 1873. by Rev. J. D. Flenner, Mr. RoHin C. Brown aud Miea Elisabeth J. Harrison, ell of Mt. Idaho. BORN. In this eity, Nov. 8th 1878, to the wife of R. J. Monroe, s son. DIKi At G. A. Meaning's residence near Lewiston, I. T.. Nov. Wth, 1878. Rebecea Willber, aged 76 yean. SUMMONS. In the District Conti of the First Judicial Dis trict, of tbs Territory of Idaho, in and for ths cmntv of Iduho. Action brought in the District Court of the First Judicial District of the Territory of Idaho, in and fur the oounty of Idaho, and the complaint filed in said county of Iduho iu the office of the clerk of Said District Court. M. Rudolph plaintiff vs A. J. Chapman defend ant. T he people of the united states of the Territory if Iduho send greeting to A. J. CHAPMAN, defendant. You are hereby required to appear in on action brought ngainst you by the adove named plaintiff, in the Dis trict Court et tho First Judicial District of the Territory of Idaho, ill and for the county of Idaho, and to unsweit the complaint filed the: in, within ten days (txolusive of the day of ter vice] after the service on you of this summon —if served within t tis county; or, if served out of this county, but in this district, within twenty days ; otherwise within thirty days— or jul't'ii at i.y de'ajult wiil be taken against you according to the prayer of said complaint. The said action is brought to lecover, on a cer tain proof sor.v note, the stun of one hundred eighty-six ::nd fifteen! one hundredths dollars, gold coin, with interest at two per cent, per month, from the 1st day of January 1877, and 1® par cent, on the dollar of the total amount of said note, and interest as attorneys fees, and t ' 10 turt * 1 ® r 8um k |X *y dollars for goods, wares and merchandise sold and delivered to the said defendant, ahd for oosts of suit. And if 3 ro . u / ,w t0 " p ' pear on« answer the Said complaint, ns above ----- -- - **" " s 1 required, tbe said pontiff win take judgement by default. Given under tny hand und tbe seal of the •—> District Court of the First Judicial I SSAL I P' s * r ' c * °f tbe Territory of Idaho, 1 j in and fori the county of Idaho this *— - "' 29th day <|f July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight. H. Squint, Clerk. Jasper Rand Atty., fir plaintiff. 3-5-2m notici:, U S. LAND OFFICE, ) Lewiston, Id»ho, Oct. 28, 1878. | C OMPLAINT HAVING BEEN ENTERED at this office tjy GEORGE II. RILEY ngainst CHARLES \y. FINCH for abandoning bis Homestead Entry, No. 276, dated April 13, 1878, upon the south half of northeast quarter and south half of northwest quarter, section five, township thirty-six horth, range five west, in Nex Perce County, I. T., with a view to tbe can cellation of said entry; tho said parties are here by summoned to appear at this office on the 29th day of November, 1878, at l o'olock t>. m., to respond and furnish testimony oonoerning said alleged abandonment. J. .M. Hows, Richard J. Moanhe, Register. Receiver. 3-4w. CITY HOTEL, HajEwasTOE?, broiEîFiE Humai®» T HE UNDERSrGjN'ED 18 NO>7 LOCATED in the above t. roed bo>cl, and bavin, HE UNDERSrGjN'ED IS NO in th< thoroughly REMODELED IT, can assure pndrons the VERY BEST OF ACCOMMODATION'S AFFORDED nr? Tm caw. The rooms are conveniently arranged and com* pletely renovated, aftd open to occowmodate the publie in style not surpassed in Lewiston. ßST" A Bar is attached where the choicest Liquors and Cigars can be obtained. A. BITTNJ. T _ Proprietor. OEIsrERAX, DONE AT LIVING RATES AND IN Workman I.ike Manner By «X- YAME ess-ou: usité luna stable.-®® LE WIST VN. I. T. 52-tf. by--- CLARENDON * RESTAURANT. M RS A. L. COÏFEY WISHES to in form the good people of Lewiston that she has returned front Portland and will open a first class RESTAURANT, on or about Satur day the 20th of October 1878, and would sulicit a portion of the PUBLIC patronage, And by the aid of the old renowned cook, Win. McFarland, will endeavor to giro GENERAL SATISFACTION, always supplying the table with the best the market affords. Board der week........ \ ...........................$8 00 Single meals...........(............................50ots Mrs. At L. COFFEY. BA.ItEIV'Sr JAMES McGRANE PROPRIETOR. MontgomeryJ3t, Lewiston I N CONNECTION WITH 1118 BAKERY he has opened a chop house, where can be found, at any boar o( the DAY OR NIGHT, Choies Porter House steaks. Ham and Eggs, Oysters Ac., cooked in order. No China slops served up, but the best of everything the mar ket affords, and ia the best style. 52-tf JOHN P. VOLLMER, Wholesale an# Retail Dealer in GENERAL * OF ALL KINDS. A fa encrai Assortment OF nei noons, CLOTHING, Groceries, Crockery, AND GLASSWARE. Cutlery, Tobacco Miners' Goods Etc., Etc., Lewiston I. T. Jan., 19th. 1878 H. W. STAINTON Physician and Bar ' LEWISTON, I. T,. Office and Residence— Montgomery Head of Fourth. NOTICE TO BUILDE Tbe proprietors of the Lewiston Lumbering Manufacturing Co. T ake pleasure in notifying public tbut they are now prepared u orders for lumber in quantities te suit. * IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SAW .* WE HAVE A Sash, Door and Planing Mill, A ND CAN FURNISH SASH, D00R8 dressed lumber to suit, on short noth. LOWEST MARKET RATES FOR CAST Address. Lewtstos Uuhberi.vo a Maxitacturjjj n# E. A. ROWLEf&C Dealer in STOVES & T ! if Wilt Also Hardware, Tin, Sheet Iron & Copper O N HAND OR MADE TO ORDKt short notice. IVe arc selling at ths Is caBh rates, if you don't believe it call u amine our prices and satisfy yourself purchasing elsewhere. ^-Orders from the country prow attended to-Ss^, Montgomery street, between 2nd ud Lewiston I. T. ST. PAUL/3 SGH WALLA WALLA, W. T. A Boarding & Day School for Thr Rt. Rev. B. Wister Morris D D Miss H. M. Gariietsox, The FALL TERM Open« Sept., 5 th 1878 . For Board and Tuition in the English B~ and Latin, per term (half year)..........tlM Extras,—Optional. , Music, vocal and instrumental, eaeh ten»................................................. fit Drawing, French und German............. 1J ForCatalogue and particulars address MISS U. B. GAURETSON, Walla Walla Wash. Ter. 4 j 3m HÔTEL DE FRAN Corner Second and C Streets, LEWISTON I. T. T his hotel is the stagi oïïicï and Headquarters for all the sift« to the Upper Camps, THE T-AXiTjE Is always supplied with the BEST THE KET AFFORDS. TIIE ROOMS AND BEDS Are comfortable, neat and well-furnished every want of the guest is anticipated supplied. RAYMOND SAUS 1-tf Propriel STABLE —AND— CARRIAGE HIRE AT TIIE LUNA 8 TABL C Street. Between 3d and LEWISTON, I. T. Feed, Livery & Sale S BUGGY TEAMS & SADDLE HORSES T@ LIT. Stock Taken to Rat N. B. HOLBROO Aprill3th, 1878, tf. Propri H. «ALE'S S AL.OOI I HAVE NOW ON HAND THE BEST ASSOBTMEN1 W INES, AND OTHER LIQUORS able for a first class bar room, best cigars. Drop in and satisfy you the bead of .3d street, Lewiston I. T J. W. POE, Attorney-at-Lfl AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY For 1st Judicial District. Office in < block 3d street Lewiston, I. T. Will all business before the Laud Offioe.