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T R R T E L I- E il.
OCAL INTELLIGENCE
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[jf„ e b rain.
Bad roads.
I u Pn ? don't lay.
I ro«rS at lareo nights.
| Hoodlums not all dead.
[^te stages and mails,
kittle wheat coming in.
food falling in price.
Ijliny Indians in town.
know on the mountains.
«
Saw-mill progressing.
Hotels foil thi^wpek.
Mod Office doing good business.
[Indians freighting to Warrens.
[Crostein's train gone to Warrens.
Ifirangerille flour in demand.
[Flour $20 per barrel in Warrens.
[Lapwai so diers quarters going up.
[Army supplies in motion toward Lapwai.
[Huy and wood contracts he*ng filled.
[Sir cents per pound for freighting from
t. Idaho to Warrens.
[Station to be kept at Cottonwood this
[inter.
[Sew ditch nearly completed back of Mui
rs'.
lOnr Auditor sends greeting to wild Nelle
[the Palouse.
iThanks.—T o Hon. S. S. Fenn for Con
vuional Rerord.
[foon — Indians rafting wood for this
nrket. Good red fir.
Amusing.— Rich hearing before Judge
[urner's court, between darkies.
Appi.ks mav he found at Mouleys of
Iniee variety and cheap for cash.
[Not Okao Rut Slbkpeth —The Dailv
Tntchman has goue into a trance till next
pring.
[Is Town —Frank Points was in town
|i< week and says things are lively about
|e Palouse.
[Prrachino —Rev. McAlister, a Univer
llht minister, will preach in the scho<d
►use to morrow at 11 a m. and 7 P. M.
[OttowvEO.—A dispatch came to Walla
[tlla stating that Mr. Malhy, A trader
M cat.le dealer at Kootenai, had been
kwned at Fort Hope. R. C.
IWivi ja. —Many predict, an open Winter
account of the quantity of raiuf/ill since
Member.
flnn.niNo Larorii.—C apt. Williams is
P'tut. to tear down hi« cabinet and carpen
|f shop and rebuild. 55x55 for the purpose
'placing steam power in the building.
[Pcllbu Dowv.— J. Q Moxlev hs«demol
M the old drug store west of Bunker k
pier, bn* left the big mortar standing
blitary and alone.
Thanksgiving Day —President Hayes
H issued his proclamation appointing
'tarsdav the 29th dav of Nov. inst., as a
of National Thanksgiving and prayer.
N Town. —Spokane Liberty ha« been in
hWn duritg the week. The goddess her
r ,f mav expect him home soon after the
I't'^termas'ter comes from Portland!'
PtocoHiNo.—Dr. Kelly'eas commenced
taking the land on the bench sontheast
town wj»h the view of sowing largely
r"h wheat. One gang and one sulky
lough running.
^ Frayd.—P arties from the Miles hsttle
''Und rep -rt to the Iluabanman "that the
csntured and supposed to he Joseph
'fraud and not the great leader after
PI "
Canas Phairib.— M. H. Rice informs
•hat farmers have completed threshing
' grain. In some instances it bsd be
*• wet before threshing, bat generally
art «t*ed ic tntt.
Dkntisthy.—W m. B. Clowe Rnq., of
Balia Walla desires to state to the people
of Lewiston and vicinitv, that he will he nt
Lewiston, professionally, December 1st.
and remain a short time. Look at vour
teeth. »
Havb to Wait. —The boys who have re*
turned from the war. have been compelled
to wait here in Lewiston for several deys
for the arrival of officers to give them their
discharge and vouchers for their services.
Timbrr Lands. —A hill is before Con
gress to give to each settler upon the oub
lie lands a right to purchase 40 acres of
timber land where the tract settled upon
does not contain timber for building and
fencing purposes.
Ministerial. —Rev. G. D. Strong and
J. D. Flenner passed through town this
week en ronte for Camas Prairie. Prof.
Flenner will return and preach at the
school house in this city Tuesday eve Nov.
13th.
Appreciativb. —The W. IF. Union, Com
mercial Reporter and several other journals
endorse our views upon the method of set
tlement of the vexed Indian question,
which is to abandon the reservation sys
tem and encourage the Indian homestead
settlement.
Won't Come. —The Mountaineer savs
that the O. S. N. Co's new light draft
steamer will not come to Lewiston this
season. No one here disappointed, for no
one expected it to come, only a bluff for
Capt. Stump.
Clothing. —During the first three days
after the return of the citizen attnchp? of
Howard's command one house in this town
sold 29 suits of clothes which, including
tinder clothing &r., averaged $40 each
Good sale and the hoys ought to be well
clad.
Correction.— In the teport of the school
hoard given in last issue a mistake oc
curred in footing up the amount paid
teacher It should read $543 79 instead
of $443 70. This leaves in the treasury
$70 85 instead of $170 94, as published.
Arrived Home. —Mr. and Mrs. J\ W.
Poe and daughters arrived home on Tues
day's stage from Portland.- The District
Attorney does not sppetr 'o have suffered
much from his sudden change of condition
in domestic life.
Senator Morton Dead. — 'or manv davs
the telegraph has been f urnishing accounts
of the declining health of Senator Morton
of Indiana. At last his death is announced
as having taken place Nov. l<t at 5 p m ,
at his home in Indianapolis, surrounded
by his family.
Public School. —The public, school of
District No. I commenced its Winter term
last Monday with about 90 scholars in a'
tendance They occupy two rooms wi'h
J. H. Evans teacher of the advanced Schul
ers and Miss Arantin charge of the prima
ries. It is expected that this new arrange
ment will materially improve the condition
of the school.
Trade. —Several of our merchants be
gin to see that competing trading establish
ments are springing up all around them,
and that to retain their old customers and
obtain new ones, they have got to make
liberal offers and inducements, and ther
are beginning to stir themselves in this di
rection. Lewist6n will Fo'd the trade that
na tu rail v belongs to it, if a liberal policy
he pursued.
Arrival and Departures or Mails.— j
Lewiston and Walla Walla, including east
ern, Oregon and California, daily (except
Sunday) leaves Lewiston at 5 a. m., arrives
at 7 P. M. Lewiston and M'. Idaho. Sal
mnn river. Florence Warrens and Elk City
leaves Tuesdays and Saturdavg at 5 a. m ,
arrives Mondavs and Thursdays at 7 p. m.
Lewiston and Pierce City, leaves Mondays
at 12 M., arrives Saturday* at 12 M. Lew.
istnn nnd Colfax leaves Fridays at 7 a. m.
arrives Saturdays at 6 P. M. Lewiston and
Spokane falls and intermediate points,
leaves Mondavs and Thursdays at 7 a. m ,
arrive» as Wedowdajrs tad Saturday* »:
* r ».
Returned From Boise. —Ezra Baird,
Sheriff, returned from Boise on Saturday
night's stage, where he had gone in charge of
Wm. Finger sentenced to the penitentiary
for one year. Baird's prisoner "i»ve him
the slip at t'ayn«e Station, and lie was de
tained one day in recovering his man.
Baird was Iving down on a bench at the
Station asleep. McLyle, Pinkham's prison
er, wag also lying down asleep. Pinkhain
was sitting up on watch. Finger, shack
eled, was sitting with head down by the
stove. Just at this time the 9tage ar
rived from Umatilla. Pinkham stepped out
to see the stage and was gone some three
minutes, and when he returned Finger
was gone. They found his shackeles left
near the door outside, some one hail seen a
man running towards Umatilla river.
Pursuit was made forthwith hut the dark
ness prevented getting sight of the escap
ed, till he had reached the thick brush
along the margin of t^ie liver. Baird
sent word immediately to Cornoyer, agent
of the Umatilla reservation, and he forth
with came up with 5 Indians. Baird told
them he would give them $50 to capture
the prisoner. They immediately started in
pursuit and after a short search found him
secreted in the brush and nearly covered
with rubbish. He tried to make his escape
but a shot gun in the hands of Cornoyer
soon brought him to a halt, and he was
retaken and doubly ironed and taken
through to the penitentiary. Baird says
he is a sly r ox, arid plays possum remark
ably well.
Railroad Rill.—A bill is before
the Legislature of Washington Territory
to regulate the price o* freight and pas
sage on all railroads within the Terri
tory, with a fair , rospeot of its becom
ing a law. It will materially lessen the
present priee of freights and passage.
NOTICE.
U. P. Land Oiffce, 1
TewNtnn f. T. Oct., ."Ist; 1S77. 1
( 1 0.WPLA I NT HAVING BEEN ENTERED
'at this ••Rice by .IKSsE C. KELLY of Ne:'.
I'erc« Co 1. T. against JOHN HARDIN for
ahiindoning his Homestead Entry: No. 42,
dated July 13th 1*72, upon the south half of
southeast quarter Section 2d, and north half ol
northeast quarter section 35, township 38 north
■rangea west, in Nes Perce County I.T., with
a view to the cancellation of »nid entry: the
said parties are hereby summoned to appear
at this office on the. 2fith day of November 1877
at 2 o'clock r. m , to respond and furni-h testi
many concerning sui 1 alleged abandonment.
J. M. IIowk, R. J. Monroe.
Register. Receiver.
2-3-4w
Farm For Sale.
T HE UNDERSIGNED OFFERS FOR
sale the following described tract of Inn
with improvements thereon, situated on the
Pnlou-e mer about 7 miles east from Palouse
O-tv, to-wit : The S. E. i of S. W. 1 «L S. \V
I of 8, E. i of section 35, in township 42 north
of range 5 west, and lots 2 <k 3 in section 2 in
township41 north of range j we t, containing
one hundred and fifty ninefi ty seven miehuud
reths acres. The improvements consist of a
one and one half fctorv log house, n good stable
and shed, 1(H) a< res under fence and fib
acres broken with plough. For terms and
«»»her particulars enouire of Samuel Denny
living near the place, or of the undersigned at
Lewiston l. T. Good title given.
John W. Denny.
Lewiston Nov. 1st 1877.
2-8-tf.
J9
CITY HOTEI
jUEWHflsrex?, ^©irsik ehue©.
T he undersigned is now located
in the above named hotel, and Having
thoroughly remodeled it. can assure patrons the
VERY BENT Or
ACCOMMODATIONS AFFORDED
m irauE carr.
The rooms are conveniently arranged and com
pletely renovated, and open to accommodate
the public in style not surpassed in Lewiston.
A. BITTNER,
Proprietor.
MEW
BARBER SHOP.
¥1 ETWEES J. P. VOLLMERS AND THE
JLJoId Store formerly kept by Lœwenberg
Bros- SHAVING and llAIR.DUEsb.
IMG done nn in the latest styles witn neat
«W dispatch. * J. A. Hoag,
Propnator.
•*mmp
DUN WELL'S
OKO FINÔ
EXPRESS,
f CARRYING U. S. MAIL AND PASSEN
ger» to and from Lewiston and Piere«
Clfy, transacting business with WELLS,
1 -ÀltCO & * t(VS., Express, leaving
Lewiston <>n Monday and arriving at Piere«
'sty on Wmines lay, leaving Pierce City ob
loursda.v and arriving at Lewiston on Satur
day of each week 1-tf
J. ALEXANDER,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer 1 b
•GENERAL
LEWISTON. Ï.T., IS—tf
JOHN F. VOLLMER,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
OF ALL KINDS.
A GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF DRY
J\_ (Foods, Clothing, Groceries, Crockery
an>l Glassware, Cntlcrv, Tobacco, Miners'
Goods, Etc., Etc., Etc.
Lewiston. I. T., Oct., 21, 187«. I-tf
SALOON.
M. 6 Æ LIE
T S OPEN AT TI1E HEAD OP .1.1 STREET
ready to wait on his customers with neat
ness and dispatch. Drop in nnd see.
4 7-3 m
H. W. STAINTON,
Physician and Surgeon,
LEWISTON, I. T,
Office and Residence—Montgomery Street
Head of Fourth. 1-tf
CALIFORNIA
B R E WER Y,
NEA1? HEAD OF FIRST ST.,
LEWISTON, I. T.
Call and see them. W EISGERBER BROf.
I-It
FRUIT JjJFRUIT ! !
rpiIE UNDERSIGNED OFFERS FOR
l suie n large quantity of froR, consisting
principally of choice varieties of Apples, in ex
change for cash or good merchan'a Lie wheat.
Apples delivered at his place about «me mil«
above Lewiston, at two cent» per pound in quan
tities to suit purchasers Will hedn good con
dition for picking within about ten days.
J. N. Lindsay.
Lewisti n Sept. 20 1877.
49 tf
J. W. POE,
Attorney-at-Law,
AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY
For 1st Judicial District. Office in Clark*»
block 3d street Lewiston, I. T. Will attend to
business before the LatH Office.
A. DAMAS,
Dealer in geneaal
UEICDMDISE
StiIppIng-Forwardiiig'wCoinnilssioB.
HU
ALONZO LELAND,
Attorney-at- La w v
LEWiofON, IDAHO TERRITORY.
Will practice in all the Courts of North Idaho-,
and al*n tbe Snr r*»*sC*m
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