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
Enlargement. —We propose to enlarge
The Teller to a 24 colnmn sheet, early in
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,
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
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
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.
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
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,
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.
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 .
Lost.— Gold sleeve-button with three
dollar gold piece on reverse side. Who
ever will return it to this office will be suit
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
At A. Damas' a recherche lot of suitable
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
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
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- !
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lDg to Indians the lull rights Ol Citizen-,
shin, and homesteading lauds, provided
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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."
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.
Estate of D. B. Randall,
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,
Bit. Idaho I. T., Deo. Stb, 1S77.
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
John G. Kittle,
Manager of the Pacific Oil & Lend Works
November 20th. 1377.
7 (5 mo.
J. K. VINCENT,
LEWISTON, I. T.
A LL business attended to
./^Promptly and Faithfully. 1-tf
WALLA WALLA STEAM
BAK 10 R, Y,
ESTABLISHED IN 1861.
MAIN STREET,...............WALLA WALLA.
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
day cf each week
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.
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.
I S OPEN AT THE HEAD OF 3d STREET
ready to wait on his customers with neat
ness and disputch. Drop in nud tcei
H. W. STA 1 NTON, -
Physician and Surgeon,
LEWISTON, I. T,
Office nnd Residence
Head of Fourth.
O R R W RR Y,
NEAR HEAD OF FIRST ST .,
LEWISTON, I. T.
Cull and see them. WEISUEUBER BROS.
A. 13 AM AS,
Dealer itj peneaal
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,
YlfATClIES A JEWELRY REPAIRED
▼ ▼ and Warranted; also, all kinds of
Jewelry Made to Order.
ALL ORDERS SENT BY EXPRES WILL
BE PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
*01* Muv«? JT
]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
an htchib iott.
The rooms are conveniently arranged and com
pletely renovated, and open t.> accommodate
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