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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Has Cove. —Dr. Clowe is at the French House repairing the organs of mastication. Go and see how he docs it. Burned. —During one of tbo rain storms last month, a party of mill men who were camped about two miles from the Elk Creek mill, while out at work-a short distance from camp, had all their camp fixtures, including many pairs of blankets, grub, cooking utensils eto., burned up. It had rained the day previous and was raining that day and everything about the camp was wet and it seemed a mystery that fire could reach and consume these articles in so wet a condi tion. Changed Currents. —Since the rain the cur rent of Clearwater hsssetin and ran around the island at the west end of the town and car ried much drift with it. The maximum raise of the Clearwater lias been about ten feet while the raise itj the Snake has been hardly percept ible. This occasioned the change of current. IV ashing Machine. —Mr. C. A. McCabe has been in town of late and given great satisfaction to the house wives of the place by his test of a patent washing machine ho has exhibited to them, and has met with much success in the sale of his machine. All say it is a groat labor saving institution and "what everybody says, must he so." Price only'$11 00 Still Coming. —We have been told that no less than sixty five families arrived at tho Pa louse, Pine Creek and Hangman Creek since the middle of November, and more are ooming. Every house and shanty is filled with immi grants. All seem well pleased with thecountiy. though many^of them are quite destitute of j moans to make comfortable provisions for the j Winter. Accident. —The Mt. Idaho stage in coming down on Monday broke an axletree near Ma sons. hut soon repaired the break. When nearly opposite Spring llaneh in Tammany hol low and while traveling ou comparatively level and smooth ground, one of the lead horses broke his leg. No one knows how it was done. The driver managed to bring tho stage with about 20 cwt. weight into town before 8 o'clock with the remaining horses. At 1* UT.T. —It is reported that much of the grain that has been lost North of us, was so lost through negligence of owners in not threshing it when they had an opportunity to do so. Some thought tho price of threshing was too high and they waited for a reduction till the storms overtook them. The teachings of na ture say "make hay while the sun shines. Crowded. —We learn that about S.5 scholars have been in attendance at the public school, many more than the seats can comfortably ac commodate. The district should make provis ion to properly accommodate its scholars by another apartment and grade tho scholars according to their attainments. At present the mass of pupils is too heterogeneous to derive the proper benefit from their time given at the school, and no teacher can do them justice un der the present arrangement. To Give Strength.—I n tho frame-work of the new grist-mill wo notice that all the stud ding is set diagonally inclining from the centre of each side of the building. This is claimed to give much greater strength than bracing in the usual manner. The roofing of the mill is completed and much of the siding already put on. Ihrown Open.— The late instructions to the Register and Receiver of the Land Office in this city to notifiy the settlers of the portions thrown open for settlement from the original Railroad withdrawal will lie obeyed so soon as this office is provided wit^.a Register. The Gristmill.— Tho prospect now is fair for,the completion of the gristmill liefere the ditqh will be cleaned out and enlarged, unless work on the ditch is soon commenced. A mill without power to run it, will he like a ship in a desert. No JÎoney for Wheat.— We are informed 1 that tho mills at Colfax aud I'alouse city are not paying money for wheat. They grind for toll and purchase wheat for flour. More Lumber.—O n .Saturday last Mr. Chap- ' man come down the Clearwater from the Kik ( rcelTmill with a raft gf lumber containing about 25 000 feet. Personal. —Mr. A. J. Miller who Ins lately been serving in the capacity of miller at the Mt. Idaho mill has entered the employ of Drear ly à Co. at their new mill. Death at Mount Idaho. —We learn by Thursday's stage from Mt. Idaho that Mr. Le per, long and well known as a packer in this vicinity, died at that place on Tuesday last. Court: and See Us.—W e have noticed an un usual i)umber of visitors from the surrounding settlements perambulating in town during the week. ! ! j ; Hunt. —Last week John Fields Rnd Charley Fairfield took a hunt on Craig's Mountain ami succeeded in killing three deer and one Silver tip bear, called by some Idaho Grizzly. LETTER FROM BOSTOlî. Boston Mass. Nov. 20tb, 1876. Editor Teller :—I am in receipt of Nos one, two and three, of Tub Teller, and from a careful perusal of the same, it is ap parent you are as earnest as ever, as fully alive to the situation as in former years, fully demonstrating that you are "never weary of well doing." The revival of the loçal paper mu9t be very welcome to all the people of your country rouud about, and I have not "hidden yonr light under a bush el," but after a thorough reading have passed it around and find many persons express surprise at the uumber of adver tisements in "such an out of the way place," indicating that they had previous ly entertained the idea that your people were not alive to the advantages to be de rived from a judicial expenditure in printers iuk. The invariable expression has been, "well, it speaks well for the business men there." Your paper should be well sup ported, thus giving you the sinew of war to the end, that you may the more effectu ally disseminate informatiou relative SO the resources of North Idaho, which will compare favorably with any other section upon the Pacific Slope, and is head and shoulders beyond any tiling ou this side of the Rockies. The mineral resources ot North Idaho are 1 believe, scarcely appre ciated even by the men on the ground. Your agricultural resources are not sur passed by any section, as for climate, 1 can sav the only consolation I have w hen suf fering from tin rapid and radical changes of weather on this coast, is that I know a country where climate compared with this is a paradise to the infernal legion, and hug myself over the knowledge, getting some little satisfaction from the thought that ere many mouths elapse 1 will again be quaffing the life giving breezes of Idaho the gem of the mountains. Your article in No. 3. of The Teller upon "Need of Im migration" is the right .sort. Were people informed of the adv'antrfges offered by your section for farmers from the older stares, and were that information persistently dis seminated, you would quickly see the bene fit thereof in the increased numbers of well to do farmers from this side, who arc tired of this country, and of working laboriously six days in the week to keep from 'running behind, and drawing upon their reserve fund accumulated in days gone by. Your country is indeed somewhat isolated, suf furs from limited and insufficient rto-ans of transportation, but compared with many sections of the east, now densely populated, which but a few years ago were consid* red out of the world.you are highly favored, as you have a great natural outlet, it w ll admit of improvement it is true, and that, improvement will invariably follow upon the heels of agitation for appropriation from government for the purpose of ini proving your natural highway. See that your representatives arc liberal, independ eut and progressive men, w ho have at least the greatest good of the greatest number, and many things si.all be added unto you, the present absence of which work to lour serious disadvantage. It is to be seriously regretted that there is no organized move ment by men having the future grow th of your country at least for co-operation with parties in the east for dissemination of val uable information regarding the resources of your section among men here in the east who are anxiously looking for some country to immigrate to, which shall com bine as many natural advantages as possi ble. California has her agents scattered through the large cities of *be east. I am told that Washington Territory has a bu reau of immigration, I doubt if there is any agent hereabouts. Oregon has such an agent here in Boston, upon whom I have called, was cordially received and highly entertained by his account of the induce ments held out to settlers by Or. g n lie was very courteous, but ho had very little to say regarding Eastern Oregon and adja cent country, tbo he allowed it was a "fine I stock country," and believed they had re cently tried to raise wheat which bnd re sulied in a fair crop. But Western Ore gon was the country, as lie represented a Railroad, which is onxious to induce settle ment upon its line, I was not surprised at his prefering Western Oregon. In con-, elusion I will sa\ ; there are hundreds of farmers here in the east who have a few thousands of dollars, who want to go west. They are looking for just what North Idaho offers, but 1 presume not one fifth of them ever heard of the country, and don't know where it is situated if they have heard of it. Let us have more information and turn immigration towards North Idaho. Tru'y Yours, __OLDUCK. REVERIE Ol' THE TERRI TORIES. The telegraph of Nov. 21. mentions some facts in relation to the forthcoming report of the Commissioner of luternal Revenue, giving the revenue of the Territories for the last fiscal year a 3 follows: I(Ï!lho ...............................................$17,000 Arizona......................................... 12,100 Dakota............................................. 12,000 Montana .......................................... 21,000 New Mexico...................................... 22,000 ................................................ 33,000 Washington ...................................... 20,000 Wyoming................. 15,000 Idaho paid within $3,000 as much as Washington, although her population is not more than one-third as much as Wash ington. The Fioux War.— The telegraph of the 20th nit announces that Gen. McKenzie with a command ot 1,000 strong came upon a village of the Cheyennes of 200 lodges and a fighting force of 500 and immediately attacked the Indians. This was on the 25th of November. The Indians offered a deter mined resistanew-and up to the latest ac counts held their ground. About twentv Indians were known to be killed, the whites had killed, two officers and one private, and four officers and fourteen privates were wounded. The Indians were commanded by chief Dull Knife. * More About the Indian Fight.—A Chic ago telegram of Nov. 30 states that Gen. McKenzie in hi-» fight with the Cheyennes on the 25th ult, succeeded in completely routing the Indians and capturing all their horses and other property. Twentv-five dead bodies of Indians were found on the field and many more wei e known to have been killed. The dispatch says that one officer and five soldiers only were killed and twenty-five wounded. Republicans Disapprove. — The New York Times' special from Washington Rays "Republicans are hardly to be found who uphold the proceedings in South Carolina." 1 he New I ork Htrohl 'Columbia spec ial sa vs: The outrage was ®o flagrant that leading Republicans are ashamed, and it is conceded here no w that the sham govern ment set up with Chamberlain will not last anv longer than the soldiers are here prop ping it up with their bayonets. Fount Carolina.— Latest dispaches say that hath actions ot the Legislature were in possession of the Legislative hall and apparently enjoying themselves in a friend ly' manner. I ouisiana.—T he Oregonian expresses the hope to he able to give the count of the vote of Louisiana on the 4th and wo may expect it here on Monday next. The Reason Why.—I t was George D. Prentice who decline ! t> disenss the ques tion of Woman's Suffrage, because he con sidered women from the creation, as a side issue. — Ex. Telegraph.— The papers say that the telegraph is now in operation to Dead wood City, Dakota Territory. ALFRED DAMAS, wholesale a retail dealer in general MERCHANDISE, Forwarding and Commission. Goods Stored in l'ire-Proof Storage. Money Advanced on Consignments. Lewiston, Oct., 21, 1876. ]_tf f J. K. VINCENT, AUCTIONEER, . LEWISTON, I. T. L td business attended to Promptly and Faithfully. 1-tf JOHN HR EARLE V« BROKER ANOASSAYER N. W. Cor. iUontcomerr Ac FeWrtll StlVHSi LEWISTON. I. T. PURCHASER OP Gold Duat and Gold Ran. Legal Teh* dera and Government Vouchers Rourht and Sold. * ALSO EXCHANGE SOLD ON Portland and San Francisco. 1-tf HOTEL HI FRANCE, Corner Second and C Rtreets, LEWISTON I. T. T his hotel is the stage ofhoi and Headquarters for all the MpnaiMt to the Upper Camps, THE TABLE Is always supplied with the BEST THE MAR KET AFFORDS. THE ROOMS AND REDS Are comfortable, neat and well-fitrnlahad, and every want of the guest is anticipated and supplied. RAYMOND 8ÀUX, 1-tf Proprietor. CITY HOTEL, • • . ft ' T he undersigned is now located in the above named hotel, and having thoroughly remodeled it, ean assure patronff the VERY BEST OF ACCOMMODATIONS AFWOltDÊD m TŒUB The ronma are conveniently arranged aadeWK pletely renovated, and open to nctioaueedate the publie in styl« not surpassed In Lewiatot. A. BITTNER, 1-tf Proprietor. GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICE» OP Clothing* Dry Good a. Boots it Shoe». Groceries* Etc., Etc.* C ALL AND EXAMINE OUR STOCK AS* you will rest satisfied that onr priots defy competition. l-»f GROSTEIN A BINNAftD. FRUIT MARKET, THIRD STREET, LEWISTON, I. jT.j T HE UNDERSIGNED HAS FOR SALK 100,000 lbs., of Choice applet whiek he offers for sale CHEAP FOR CASH, and in quantities t » suit customers. He will also ex change apples for other products, such as wheat, outs, barley, flax seed etc., on reasonable terms# 1-tf WESLEY MULKKY.