THE LATE JAMES P. TELLER.
James P. Teller, who has just died of consumption at Seneca Falls, N. Y., in the sixty-eighth year of his age, was born in Cayuga county. He was for many years the delivering agent of the Silsby Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of steam fire engines.. In October, 1860, he delivered an engine to the New York department, where it was used for the first time in honor of the visit of the Prince of Wales. He was its engineer for many years and, with it, helped to fight the draft not fires in 1863. Mr. Teller was well known in the United States and Canada for his fidelity to duty and his efficiency as a business man. All who knew him appreciated him for his modest worth, his patience, his intelligence, and his kindly and genial disposition. In all the relations of life he was the kindesthearted of men, and his own personal happiness seemed to consist entirely in making others happy. He leaves surviving him his wife, one son, Fred, and one daughter. Miss Belle Teller. The funeral took place a: the family residence in Clinton street, the Rev. W. B. Clarke, of Trinity church, officiating. The remains,in accordance with the expressed wish of the deceased, were taken to Buffalo for cremation.