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MIDDLEBURGH, SNYDER CO.; PA., NOVEMBER 14. 1895.
KJR LARGE NEWSPAPERS EVERY WEEK FOR $2 'PER YEAR. THIS INCLUDES THE "POST". SEE LIST IN THIS ISSUE
S of LOO AL INTEREST
lament court was in BosBion on
Court advertising will bo
in this issue,
le pepper 12 cents per lb. at the"
Tiiiub moved from Swine-
. .i.-i i-
o Auamsuurgiasi, woe.
holm's church in West Beaver
Lkip ws rodedicated on Sun-
I'ue Bannervillo store you enn
komeu's artio over shoes at
Lnll will Play Foot-ball
it the Carlisle Indians at Low-
' units from 4 to 14 years for
at Shelleubcrger's store, Ban-
Ifire at Contrevillo on Friday
was clearly observed m Mid-
Iwarm weather of last week
liddonly changed on Sunday
Ik Zochman, who had boon at
Lis home last week.
Dundore. tho enterprising
Int of Dundore, was a county
kitor hst Friday.
. Bickhart and A. E. Solos and
spent Sunday at m.
i at Selinsgrove.
Inmiismand catarrh, causod
loverisbed blood, cured by
'Smith 'andwlte liuroxl
eral of Mrs. Barbara App at
tonga on Saturday.
bur hair is tninmng ana
lnuo Avar's Hair Vieor. It
i color and vitality.
N. Erdley, a prosperous
of Penn Township, paid his
j to this office last Friday.
lundav School at nas'singor's
will hold Christmas Kxer-
tho evening of Docombor 24.
Skambach. oue of Union
i successful farmers residing
lUinburg, was a visitor here
lew poorle know tho value
bco juice as a fertilizer for
Its and trees. Try it and see
fBolendor offers a premium
ntent machine to manure
Iwhilo ho is feeding corn
kgest assortment of Saxony
Dio county can be eoon at
lot Store at Banncrvillo at
Iver heard of before.
number of Middleburgh
ok in tho most excellent
khe Irene Taylor Dramatic
at Selinsgrove last week
are not a subscriber to tho
a copy of this paper is sout
is Bent as a sample copy.
11 through. Don't miss the
everywhere complain oi ai
upplos rotting, oven tho
its generally rot this fall.
icr last week was especially
ilaubock of Adamsburg
Manbcck of Thompson
bought tho Merchandise
oud Bashonr's store at
llwin Charlos, the stalwart
t of tho Port Treverton
as at the county seat on
im business in the Estate
jth Keitz, deceased.
Way Architect J. F. Stetlor
his foreman, James Bow
a fine double barrel shot
raid it made Jim pale as it
priao. j0hn says he don'
o use it to keep his bands
t to kill game when the
Poultry iu demand-N. T. Dundore.
The "Big Four". Look at the
All kinds of notions can be had at
L. Dunkelberger's millinery.
Buy your Boots, Shoes and Rub
bers at M. S. Schroyer's. 12-15-95.
Judge McCluro statod on Friday
that he would have the parties to
the Selinsgrove Water Company
case solcct a jury at next term and
try tho cane after our regular court.
You will not regret an investment
in tho "Big Four."' Examine very
carefully tho list of papers we offer
at greatly reduced rates. The Post
is in every combination.
Miss Libbio Dunkelberger is
makiuga Bpocialty of giviug the very
atost styles in the millinery art.
You can got as neat and stylish hats
of her as you can in Philadelphia or
The court on last Friday a week
ago, appointed viewers to change
the road at the double crossing west
of Adamsburg. The viewer's will
meet on the ground on the 22nd inst.
Reports from tho South tell us of
the tobacco crop being ruined by
icavy frosts. Wo do not remember
of having heard that thoro were ever
any such crops injured in Pennsyl
vania by frost in tho fall.
Residents along Doloware Bay
say they never saw as many wild
geeso nnd ducks come from the
North as came last weok. They es
timate some flocks of goose at 1000.
Hot air engines aro now made
that weigh only 150 pounds to a two-1
four-horso power, and consume only !
one-tenth of a gallon of oil per hour
for each horse power.
A ca.so was argued before our
judgos last week on the question
whether real estate purchased with
pension money cau bo sola lor a
debt of tho pensioner. No decision
has been rendered yet.
Prof. Paul Billhardt has boon en
gaged as an instructor in the Free
burg Musical College. He began
his duties on Monday. The Profes
sor is a thorough musician having
boou educated in Gormany.
The widely published report that
the Suubury and Soliusgrovo Elec
trio Railway was in .course of con
struction is a fake. Nothing has
been done at the grading and the
fake story can bo traced to a peuny-a-liner
Amnion B. Walter and Michael D.
Hassinger of this placo last week
were out hunting with a Union coun
ty party. They shot two bears ouo
morning. This whs certainly a suc
cessful hunt and we congratulate
our sportsmeu on their good fortuuo.
S. P. Warner of Paiutorvillo has
been promoted to becomo the
operator at Silinsgrovo. Ho will
fill the place made vacant by the
promotion of Hurley Romig who
was promoted to tho position oi
operator nnd agout at McCluro, C.
H. Kloso having rosiguod.
The lowest stago of wator in tho
Susquehanna River said to bo on
record was in 1S03. This record is
taken from a mark of that dato iu
tho vicinity of Hirrisburg. Tho
prosont stago of tho river is within
an inch of that mark, and with four
piers in closo proximity to tho poiut
fixed tho record, which naturally
dams up the water, it is safe to
presume that tho river is as low as
The Irene Taylor Dramatic Com.
pany of Buffalo, N. Y. played all last
week at Solinsgrovo to largo houses
every night. The Company is tho
Btrongost that has boon in this coun
ty for years. Miss Taylor is one of
tho lost stars on the American stage.
She is ably supported throughout
by an ablo corps of actors and ac
tresses. They are on their way
South and will likely stop again at
Selinsgrove on their return in the
BORN MARCH 4. 1818, DIED NOV. 3, 1895.
Snw-der County Election Re
turns, Nov. 6, 1805.
T;. I .t f
JOHN ROMIG IS DEAD.
A Iau ami I'tti jul Life Kndal on
SiDnlti; M'trniuj in Ysm 7wn-.
Perry W. 52
Totals 1430 540 13ll) 5.10 1 400
Samuel Wittenmycr, Jr., of Buck
noil Academy spent Sunday with his
parents at this place.
II. Oppunheiiuor, Selinsgrove, has
a full and complcto lino of Mc
Iutoshos on 1 and. Cull to see thtin.
Any person desiring to seo H. II.
Loitzell should call ut James
Ayers' residence, ono door cast of
Garman'u shoo storo.
"Mistaken Sodls Who Dhkam op
Bliss." Tho following marriage li
censes have been granted siuco our
last publication :
JChas. W. Walter, Union county,
NoraBaily, Monroo Twp.
Mrs. Mary Ann Bailey has dispos
ed of her farm in Washington town
ship, to Jonathan Grubb, Centre
township, for 2,300. Tho an
nouncement in this paper last week
that tho farm was sold to John
Bailey, was correct at that time
The Richmond Recorder says :
"It is curious how much faster a
street car humpB along wheu you
are running after it than when you
are riding on it." It is also curious
how much faster the "Atlanta Spec
ial1' actually moves than it appears
to ono riding on it, to do ; but the
explanation is plain tho Seaboard
Air Line road-bed is so perfect that
trains move over it at a speed of GO
miles an hour without jolt or jar.
The "Atlanta Special" is tho Sea
board Air Line's Yestibuled Limit
ed Train, operated solid between
Washington, D. C. and Atlanta, Oa.,
via Eredericksburg, Richmond, and
Petersburg, Va., and Raleigh, N. C.
John Romig, Sr., another of Penn
Township's oldust citizens, diod on
Sunday morning, after a con lino
men t to his bud for a period of thret1
years. Ho was well known through-
Out the county having served ono
term as County Commissioner of
jliMoBuntv.'vHe wftsJorn July SI.j
18i', Jviace In" age ai tba.timoAf, bin
days. For many years Mr. "Romig
residod iu Buffalo Valley, Union
county, but most of his life has becu
spent iu this county. His homo has
boon on the summit of Saud Hill on
tho road loading from Selinsgrove
to Freeh u rg.
Three children survive liim, John,
Henry aud Isaac ; a daughter inter
married with Thomas Ivnutz having
diud a number of years ago. ifn is a
brother of Andrew Romig, who re
sides near Sdioch's Mill.
Mr. Romig was a kind and affable
gt iitlemati and spent his declining
years iu leisure and lUhing, one of
his favorite ways of passing time.
Tho fuueral took placo from his late
rusiilcuco on eilnesday morning
ut nine o'clock w hen a largo number
of his many friends paid their lust
tribute of respect to his memory.
The Teacher' Institute Proceedings.
Tho full proceedings of the 38th
annual session of the Snyder County
Teachers' Institute will be publishod
in pamphlet form. The Instituto
opous December 2ud 1805 nnd con
tinues during the weok. Thero will
bo an edition of 500 and it will cir
culate among tho toachers and di
rectors of Snyder county and elso
whero. The book will contain about
40 pages. A limited number of
pagos will be renervod for advertise
ments. Tho publication of tho second vol
ume will bo undertaken, not becauso
wo met with the proper encourago
ment hut year, but with the hopo
of getting it this year. Tho under
taking was a now ouo for this coun
ty, but it is what other counties in
this state have dono for many years
past. In ordor to iustituto a pro
gressive movement it was necessary
for us to tnako considerable of a sac
ritico of time and money and yet wo
learn from a list of last yoar's teach -crs
that 34 of them failed to sup
port tho movement. In ono district
that employs six teachers only ono
paid for a copy of tho proceedings
and that teacher was a lady. Tho
lady teachers supported the move
ment of progrossiveness more freely
than the raalo toachers, only ono
being a delinquent. The movement,
of course, was a new one and it al
ways takes tiuio to institute new
movements ana it is wan tins Ma
aud tho oucouragomont of tho ma
jority of teachers that wo again un
dertake this task. Wo aro glad to
anuouncoto the diroctors nnd pi-
t'ns that most of tho teachers sup
' u the firs'; volume and we trust
fvm,,tyfcr, Vi:ra,; will this, far
oin hands b .ryiwasibto
encouragomsnt to the preservation
of tho records.
The names of the teachers nnd the
diroctors and the full proceedings
will bo publishod in this book. The
rico for each teacher will bo very
easonablo. Wo trust that tho eu-
tire teaching force will support this
Ha Won't NooJ an Overcoat.
e Ircqilent I.V receive liolieo 1 rum
tho post masters of different towns
saying "your paper addressed to ho
and so is not taken out, but remains
dead at this office" giving us a reason
"refused" or "moved away from
here." This is about the meanest
way for a subscriber to beat tho
publisher out of the price of sub
Bcnptiou, uiul tin ro is not one case
iu a hundred iu which ho does not
a . i t t I
owo irom ono to two years in mo
loast. Wo don't know of any treat
ment that would do justice to n
man of this typo. However, wo
havo ouo consolation iu tho fact that
when ho dies well, ho won't need
to tako an overcoat with him any
way. Philipsburg Jour mil.
Susquehanna V3. Sunbury.
The second Foot Bnll
team of Susquehanna
University met defeat
at Suubury on Saturday
by a score of 0 to 0 by a
team that purported to
bo tho Suubury High
School team In reality thoro were
a numbor of players from Suubury's
regular team. Tho Snyder county
boys did excellent playing and it
was only by accident that tho Sun
W. R. Rollback of Selinsgrove, a
graduate in dentistry from the Phil
adelphia College, had bisJ diploma
registered on Monday
Our Clubbing List.
Wo have mado urrangomonts with
number of newspapers to club
them at reduced rates iu connection
with tho Post. Tho figures iu the
first column represent tho regular
prico of tho paper and in tho second
column is tho prico of thut paper
with tho Post :
Trim iif nlii'
riillu. Iiiiilmr, (iliillv) M.i hi
I'lilln. IiiiHircT, (Stimlay) 'i.M
Kurm Ni'W, ,.'i'i
llnsluii TiMM'li'r, (I W'lrn a wn k) I.IKI
N. V. TrtlHiiH'. (Wifkly) l.im
oui'i'ii nl K.Hilim, ,i
M'Kt'lAL COM 111 N ATIONS.
(1.) We will send tho N. V. Weekly
'riliiim-, Tho Boston TniniUr
(twice a weok) ami tho Post all one
year (this makes four papers every
wook) for only two dollars.
(2.) Wo will send tlio Farm Xmrs,
(monthlv). WoitankimL (monthly),
The N. Y. Trilnntf (or the Boston
'J'raiu li r) and tho Post nil one year
for only two Dollars. tf.
Fire at Centreville.
N Friday evening about the
nour or o o oloi-k P. M.
the lurgo bank barn of
Uriah 11. Fosslor was
totally destroyed by lire.
Tho live stock was saved,
but all his hay, fodder,
straw and the last ycur's
crop of grain in granary wero tot il
ly destroyed. Tho bam was located
just nt tho edge, south-east of town
and was a heavy framo structure. It
was claimed to bo tho best iu the
township, 40x70 foot aud 10 foot
abovo foundation, und well nigh
fillod mows and tho dry weather
mado it all tho worse for a general
The cry of lire, tho rinirinir of
church bells soon collected a groat
crowd, a goodly number armed with
buckets did good work and prevent
ed a Kcucrul conllu-'rution. Tin.
barn was beyond saviug at Jio
hands of tho bucket brigade, but by
directing their solo attention to
'Squiro Shinkel's stable and Mr.
Fesslor's pig ntublo and corn house,
aud saviug them, in tho face of in
tense scorching heat, they saved
them and prevented a spread of the
llamos, savo tho wugon shed east of
tho burn. This could not be saved
on account of tho intense heat and
was totally destroyed together with
a new hay rako and a few farm im
plements It looked at ono time us
if tho eastern part of tho town
would bo destroyed, but happily
thoro was not much air stirring,
otherwise ft far different story would
bo ours to report. How tho lire
originated is not known. The tiro
started in tho mow whero tho corn
foddor was sot iu duriug thu weok
a fr Arj jpryious to the tire. Mr.
. " ..
$2000, witn nibo, .. "
the Phoenix Insurance Company, of
Always tako a bucket with you
whon you go to a lire, should bo
your first thought. All the surround
ing community and even many from
tho neighboring towns wero repre
sented at the tiro, and did good ser
vice. The bucket brigade is a grand
body to depend on, and till seemed
willing, yea more than willing, ns all
good peoplo aro to save and protect
home and fireside. But their work
wus specially favored by providence,
thero was scarcely any uir stirring,
and tho liro occurred curly iu the
evening about dusk, when every
body was up and astir, but this may
not always bo tho case. Should a
tiro break out on a stormy night the
greater part of our town would be
swept away. This should admonish
us that we ought to provide some
thing hotter and moro effective for
fighting and quelling tho tire demon
than ('imply the bucket. It' nothing
better, let us provide ourselves with
hooks uiul l.iililers. . . .
"She Do Not Even Hesitate."
( llAI.EHill PllESS-YlSITOlt.)
"The negro of this region cuu of
ten throw in a word to describe a
situation wheu a scholar who is con
versant with many languages would
fail. The other day ut a station on
tho Seaboard Air Lino, this side of
Hamlet, a lady approached, and, be
ing a stranger nnd seeing an old ne
gro man, asked "Undo does the ves
tibule train stop hero ?" "No, marm"
answered the old coon, "she do not
The old darkey's reply will bo bet
ter appreciated whon it is remember
ed thut tho Seaboard Air Line Ves
tibulod Train is tho fastest train in
tho South leaving Washington, as
it does, at 8 : 40, P. M., and reaching
Atlanta at 4:09, P. M., tho next day.
For Guns, Revolvers, Ammuni
tion, and Sporting goods go to M.
S. Schroyer's. 1215-95.
f'Z$Mh ' flit
4ous j, vriu&juu.
Mrs. John Rocky and child of
Bollefonte spent Sunday with David
Ocker and wifa.
Notice to Taxi-aveiis. Tho de
linquent taxpayers of Middleburgh
should pay their taxes within twenty
days from tho dato of this ' notice,
especially tho taxes of 1W4. By so
doing you will savo yourself trouble
and costs. You can moot nm ut my
residence, Saturday, Nov. 23rd and
30th and Doc. 7th between the hours
of 5 and 7 o'clock, P. M.
C. H. Stkimnoku,
Nov. 14, 1894. 2t. Tux Collector.