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LOCAL intelligence Vote Bchool tax Dec. 17th. Is Arrears. — A few persons are in ar rears to Tna Teller office, better pay up. Dentistry. —Dr. CJowe is doing a rush jog business at the French Hotel in den tistry. Enlargement. —We propose to enlarge The Teller to a 24 colnmn sheet, early in the Spring. Hurt. —We are informed that Mr. Bittner of the City Hotel was thrown from his wag on and hurt about the head, while eu route for Walla Walla. Fire. —At Dayton, Tuesday night, 'Wag on & Blacksmith shop burned. Loss $12, 000 . Preaching. —Rev. McAlister, Universal ist, will preach at the school house on Sun day Dec. 9th, at 11 o'clock a. m., and at 6J p. m. Daily Line.— The petition for mail eer vice daily (except Sunday,) between this place and Mt. Idaho, has been extensively signed. In Town.—J. Cliodining and several par ties were in town this week from Camas Prairie. All seem to be making prepara tions for Winter. Completed.— We are told that the laun dry houses at the Garrison have been com pleted and all made comfortable there for Winter quarters. The Idahoan.— This paper has been en larged and the first number of the enlarged edition contains an article descriptive of Idaho from the pen of Dr. J. B. Wright, well worth a years subscription to the pa per. Success to you Jud. Pierce City.— Mr. Bradley from Pieree dty is with us. He reports all in good ondition at his camo. The n»w ditch is nearly completed and hopes are bright for ext season's work. Snow.— On Wednesday night the ground is partially whitened with snow in this alley, but before morning the rain caused to disappear save upon the surrounding tills. Six inches in Paradise Valiev. it Stage Line to Spokane.— We hope to e ft stage line placed next season on the ad route between this place and Spokane Falls. The business of the route ought to upport such a line. Trout.— The river boys say that trout shing on the North Fork of Clearwater is xcellent. But how are we to know this itbout some tangible evidence of the fact, on't bring too many at once, lest they spoil. Suspicious. —An Indian arm Q d with a rst class U. S. Needle gun, revolver and belt full o f cartridges has made his appear ance among the Indians up Clenrwnter. ndian Jack snys be is a stranger to them, robably. Gunsmithixg Etc. — Milo Sprague ill soon be here from Wisconsin, pre ll to do all kinds of gunsmithing, and epairing of sewing machines, etc. Prague is well known here as a skillful echanic in bis line. Going to Stay. —The East Oregonian Stt T8 that Mr. Hutchins, who brought sev thousand sheep from California last e R8on, has taken a ranch and will remain Permanently near Pendleton Ogn. He had been expected here next season. A Umatilla Agency. —It is reported that Portland man has been appointed Indian ?5nt at the Umatilla Agency, in place of *j- Cornoyer. What is up ? Will not °rnoyer Subserve the sectarian element? be Indians spgak well of Cornoyer, and <3 more than can be said of an agent e bave heard o f . hat Lost.— Gold sleeve-button with three dollar gold piece on reverse side. Who ever will return it to this office will be suit ably rewarded. A porch at J. P. Vollmers, frontiug D. street, adds much to the appearance and comfort of bis store. Army Bill. —The bill appropriating mon ey for the army for the fical yenr ending Juue 30 1878 has passed bo'b Houses of Congress, and been signed by the Presi dent. Vouchers arc good New Traders —We are informed that several mercantile tuen ofabundaut means, have so informed themselves of the advan tages of Lewistou, as a trading point, that they have determined to open houses here next season with large stocks of goods. We are told that they are men who appre ciate the advantages of liberally support ing the printer. Such men will add great iy to the. growth of the place and make money for themselves. Genessee Valley.— We learn that many Norwegians are taking up land claims in Genessee and the country towards head of Potlatch creek. They are generally au in dustrious and hard-working people, and with such land as they are taking they will soon make the wilderness blossom a3 the rose. At A. Damas' a recherche lot of suitable Holiday gifts. Fight.— Ezra Shelton, having an undue quantity of benzino aboard bad a set to with several Chinamen at a wash house in ihi3 city on Tuesday. Claret flowed freely ou both sides. We failed to learn who was the aggressor or what induced the conflict. « conflict. « Purchase.— John Kestor who has just returned from California with his family where he went some time since, trusting it to be a better country for making money, has bought out Griffith and Hughes' busi ness of draying, and will take possession on the first of January. Kestor shys he is «atisflad that this is the host country now, at the present time, for the poor man. Road up Snake.— .Mr. Peurcy has made his surveys and commenced work on the road up Snake river to Assotin creek. This work ho volunteers to facilitate the travel on the 'Wallowa stage and Liai) route, to be put in operatic» ou the 1st of July. Now let the settlers put the work on the grade across the canyon of Grand Runde river, before the busy season upon their farms. Raftsmen.— ÿho choppers and raftsman who went to the North Fork, have brought down several rafts of log6 to Lapwai and this place the past week. They bad a freeze up on the North Fork a few days since, and a sudden thaw which caused a boom to give way and the loss of many logs. We learn that up to the present time they have been unable to get logs to Chapman's mill for sawing, although the milHtself has been put in good condition for cutting lumber. Iugall's Indian Bill. We notice in Congressional Jit cord the discussion in the senate upon ln gall's bill for waking citizens of Indi ans, and that several of the prominent senators required a postponement of the consideration of the bill for the reason that they did not understand it, although the same or a similar bill had been several times before recomuieoded by the committee of the senate. Its further consideration was deferred to Dec. 10th, and made the speci d order for that day. The geueral expression of the senators was in favor of extend- ! . T , ,, ,. „ - , , r . . lDg to Indians the lull rights Ol Citizen-, shin, and homesteading lauds, provided . ,, , , . , , * . , It could ne dme With the consent of the ! Indians nnd without violating treatv ob- j ligations with them. Effort.— An item in the Mountain Sentinal touches up that portion of the people of Grand llonde valley who seem too laxy to sign the petition for mail route direct to Lewiston, and says: Byt the effort required to sign n petition must be taken into consideration — when people ere tired they need rest and ought to have it. Never mind Mr. Sentinal. wo have the route in spite of their laziness and mails going over it. July 1st 1878. An old bachelor probably wrote the following: 'Twist wÿîian and wine, man's lot is to smart j 'tie wine makes his head ache, and woman his heart." will TI3K EVENING SCHOOL FOR YOUNG MEN. XY7ÏLL OPEN ON MONDAY NEXT, THE f V D t!i inst., in the room formerly oecupyetl by the I. C. lte<i Cross Temperance Society, opposite Clark's Hull. A day school for boys an l girls will also op<>n on the same day. For particulars apply to E. Vi. Scott. Lewiston I. T., Dec. 8th, 1877. S-l-mo. Administrators Notice« Estate of D. B. Randall, Deceased. J" OTITE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE undersigned Administrator of the estate of D. B. Kainlall deceased, to the creditors, and all persons' having claims against the said deceased, to present, them to me at my house at Alt,. Idaho, Idaho county, 1. T., with the necessary vouchers within ten months from the date of this notice, or be forever barred. L. P. Brown, A dministrator. Bit. Idaho I. T., Deo. Stb, 1S77. 2-8-4w. it is ! FI^AX SEED, 8 AN INDUCEMENT TO INCREASE the production of flax seed, the undersign ed give notice that they will purchase at the highest market price, or will contract for all (hat may l>o offered of next seasons crop, through their agents, Messrs Allen A Lewis, of Portland, from whom seed cun be bud upon application. John G. Kittle, Manager of the Pacific Oil & Lend Works Sau Francisco. November 20th. 1377. 7 (5 mo. J. K. VINCENT, AUCTIONEER, LEWISTON, I. T. A LL business attended to ./^Promptly and Faithfully. 1-tf WALLA WALLA STEAM BAK 10 R, Y, ESTABLISHED IN 1861. O.BRECIITEffi, MANUFACTURER OF RREA», CAR US, 1'IES, AÏ» Al,LIiI\l)SOF ®*CRACKERS.1ia FIRE-PROOF BUILDING, MAIN STREET,...............WALLA WALLA. î-l-.lni. DUNWELL'S ORO.FUVO EXPRESS, jf 'tarrying u. s. mail and PASSEN Yy gers t, and from Lewiston and Pierce iiini" f: !li tiD|! 'f'iHu nt! i. Wlt ^ WELLS, •>»*»> «!w CO'S., Express, leaving ! Lewiston <n Monday aud arriving ut Pierce j 'Äl£7.Ä" day cf each week 1-tf Farm For Sale. T he undersigned offers for sale the following described tract of land with improvements thereon, situated on the Pa louse river about 7 miles cast from Palousa City, to wit : Tbb S. E. J of S. W. * A S. W. J oi'S, E. £ of section 85, in township 42 north of range 5 west, and lots 2 A 3 in section 2 in township 41 north^of range 5 wost, containing one hundred arid fifty -nine fifty-seven one hund reds acres. The improvements consist of a one ami one-half story log house, a good stable und shod, ICO acres under fence a^d 60 acres broken with plough. For terms and other particulars enqniro of Samuel Denny living near the place, or of the undersigned ut Lewiston I. T. Good title given. John W. Denny. Lewiston Nov. 1st 1S77. 2-3-tf. JOHN P. VOLLMER, Wholesale and lletull Dealer in OF ALL KINDS. A GENERAL ASSORTMENT OF DRY Goods, Clothing, Grooeiics, Crockery and Glassware, Cutlery, Tobacco, Miners' Goods, Etc., Etc., Etc. Lewiston, I. T., Oct., 21, 1876. 1-tf N A O O TV. «.GALE I S OPEN AT THE HEAD OF 3d STREET ready to wait on his customers with neat ness and disputch. Drop in nud tcei 47-3111______ __ 47-3111______ H. W. STA 1 NTON, - Physician and Surgeon, LEWISTON, I. T, Office nnd Residence Head of Fourth. -Montgomery Street 1-tf CALIFORNIA O R R W RR Y, NEAR HEAD OF FIRST ST ., LEWISTON, I. T. Cull and see them. WEISUEUBER BROS. 1-tf A. 13 AM AS, Dealer itj peneaal n IT Shippiu£-I<'urwurdi!ig~Uominlssiou. 24-tr ALONZO LEI,AND, Attorney-at-Law, Lewiston, idaho territory. Will practice in all the Courts of North Idaho, and also the Supreme Court. Also Commis sioner of Deeds for Washington Territory in and for Idaho Territory. C. E. SPALDING, DKAI.EK IN WATCHES, JEWELRY AND PLATED-WARÉ. YlfATClIES A JEWELRY REPAIRED ▼ ▼ and Warranted; also, all kinds of Jewelry Made to Order. ALL ORDERS SENT BY EXPRES WILL BE PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. 7 j *01* Muv«? JT CITY HOTEL, ]L3iY7H85f©Sf, liïdDBiîflE EILjLIBI©. T he undersigned is jcow located in the above named hotel, and having thoroughly remodeled it, can assure patrons the VERY BEST OF ACCOMMODATIONS AFFOItIJED an htchib iott. The rooms are conveniently arranged and com pletely renovated, and open t.> accommodate 1-tf BITTNER, Proprietor.