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ecuted at the POST Print
FOUR LARGE NEWSPAPERS EVERY WEEK FOR $2 PER YEAR, THIS INCLUDES THE "POST", SEE
ITEMS of LOCAL INTEREST
The town in full of pedagogues
ToDHorial Artist Soles spent
Thanksgiving Day at LewiBtown.
Samuel Wittenmyer, Jr., spent his
Thanksgiving vacation at borne.
Calvin Blouch of Sunbury was a
Middleburgh visitor on Monday.
Buy your Bools, Shoes and Rub
bers at M. S. Schroyor's. 12-15-95.
Miss Gertrude Kroegor has been
spending several weeks at Millers
burg. Thanksgiving Day was a moBt in
viting one. The sun phone pleasant
ly all day.
Rev. Fred. Bower will preach ' in
theU. B. church on Sunday evening
at 7 o'clock.
For Guns, Revolvers, Ammuni
tion, and Sporting goods go to M.
S. Schroyer's. ia i!-ur.
A. G. Baiihoar and wife of Adams
burg spent Sunday with A. H. Ulsb
and wife of Swinef ord.
Miss Aggie Gemberling is visiting
her sister, Mrs. N. A. Bowes, and
attending institute this week.
A great many people were attract
ed to the county seat on Saturday by
the large number of Sheriffs sales.
H. Oppenheimer, Selinsgrove, has
... . .. r.
la full and complete line 01 aic-
IntoBhes on V and. Coll to see them.
F. W. Wacner of Bucknell Uni
versity spent his Thanksgiving va
cation with friends at the county
I seat . -
Prof. Paul Billhardt, the teacher
the Freeburir Musical College,
Saturday and Sunday at
Charles Marks and Ross Gilbert,
itudents of the Susquehanna TJni-
iniity, spent a. few days at nonie
An armraisement of the personal
property of the estate of Moses
bDeclit. ueceaseu. was muue iusv
Cashier Thompson's mother of
ilexico, Juniata county, is visiting
itn at the Central Hotel and at-
Examine the date after your name
k this naier. If you are in arrears,
iug or send the money to us next
leek during court.
the teachers elected a good man
treasurer this week. This is on
Jcount of his reputation with the
ihso James gang.
y. N. Thompson and J. R. Kreeger
ended the Assembly bnll given by
pAmericus club at Sunbury last
poo. K. Fagley of Shamokin, the
y sheriff-elect . of Northuniber
d county was in Middleburgh on
Jturdav attending the bhenfl s
wo communications iroui i on
... m -m 1
iverton came on Wednesday of last
k too late for that issue. Matter
publication should reach us not
r thau Tuesday morniug, if pos
o on Monday.
ifuyctte Lodge No. 191, F. & A.
lfcted the following officers last
prday evening at Selinsgrove:
M.. Geo. M. Wituier S. W., C,
la . - . r, r T.I
oyer ; u. A. liains s sec, ii. !.
r, Jr., Troas., S. Weia.
pw will you spend the long win
( nines! Read books. Where
you get them? We furnish
free, four of them to every
riber of the Post. See the
il announcement on the last
Vestern paper tells of a fellow
every time he gets on a spree,
s on paying a year's subscrip
ts the town paper. He has al-
paid to Jan. 1, 1971 An effort
Vibe made to ascertain what
I of whiskey the fellow is using
may be more generally put on
MIDDLEBURGH, SNYDER CO., PA., DECEMBER 5, 1895.
Miss Nettie Moyer is visitiag Miss
Lottie Showers. V
The conns of scrofula are destroy
ed by Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Bold by
Read the special book offer on last
page, l'reserve the list as it Will not
The severest cases of asthfna are
immediately relieved by the use of
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. , . .
300 hooks make a nice library, but
we will give them all away.' Road
the titles on last page. ;
H. II. Holmes on Saturday was
sentenced to be hung on a verdict
of murder on the first degree, i
Three-fourth of the teachers of
Snyder county read the Post. Why
can't we have the other fourth? ,
Harry ILrrter and wife of HarMe
ton and Mise Ertua Magee of Ma-
zeppa are visiting at Dr. Orwig'a
this week. '. 1.
FoH Sale. B. II Custer ofiSJwine
ford, has a huckster wagon for sale.
It can be used for one or two horses.
For further information inquire of
Mr. CuBler. 8t
A. W. Gill of Middleswarth and
W. I. Zechuan of Troxelville called
at this office this week. They are
the prize winners of the Post's last
scholarship contest. ' :
The proceedings of the institute
will be published in the pamphlet
form. It will contain the essence of
every talk and represent, as far as
space will permit, the entire pro
ceedings of the week. .. . ',
The following letters remain, an
office: Mrs, Dan Tfovinger; Miss
Gertrude Dunn, Miss Lizzie Raker,
Mr. David II. Martin. Mr. Calvin B.
Seebold, Mr. H. F. Shearry.
J. W. Runkle, P. M.
App Yoder. At the residence of
the bride's parents at Globe Mills,
Nettie Yoder was united in the bonds
of matrimony last Thursday to Geo,
Nelson App, one of the rising young
men of Monroe Township. Rev.
Snablo of Freeburg tied the knot,
The bride is the daughter of the late
S. n. Yoder and his estimable widow
of Middlecreek township. The Post
extends most hearty congratulations
to Mr. and Mrs. App in their matri
On Wednesday of last week Prof
M. E. Mcsslemau, who claims Penn
Township, this county, as his nativ
ity was married to Mien Emma
Zoigler, of Union county, where the
groom is teaching. Rev. S. T. Green-
hoe of West Milton tied the knot,
The bride aud groom spent a portion
of their honeymoon with the groom'B
parents near Selinsgrove.
The Snyder County Fish Associa
tion met in the court bouso on Sat
urday and effected a temporary or
ganization by electing Geo. W. Wag
on seller, Pres., Prof. Paul liillbardt,
Sec. and M. Z. Steininger, Treas..
A committe was elected to draft n
conHtitution and by-laws and report
at the next meeting to bo held on
Monday evening of court week.
Tho county commissioners have
made a decided improvement in tho
Register and Recorder's offico by
waiuscouliug it and papering the
walls and coiling. The wood work
is now tastefully finished. The win
dow panes wilt be enlarged. This
room is greatly improved and we
are told that tho expense was very
light. The commissioners will do
well to repair all the offices; especial
ly the prothonotary's offico.
Percival Reiser, proprietor of the
Keystono Hotel, Selinsgrove, invit
ed the Masonio Lodge to an oyster
supper last Saturday evening. The
Lodge turned out and enjoyed Mr.
Reiser's hospitality. Paul Billhardt,
worshipful master, called upon Prof.
F. C. Bowersox to make the address
thanking Mr. Reiser for his hospital
ity. H. H. Schoch also made an ad
dress appropriate to the occassion.
Mr. Reiser is a wide awake hotel
man and enjoys the high esteem of
a large patronage.
Eggs 25 cts. N. T. Dundore.
Wo regret that we did not receive
the ctit of Supt. F. C. Bowersox in
time for this issue.
We take pleasure in presenting
the portrait of Prof. Geo. W. Wal
born, the enterprising Principal of
the new school building of Freeburg
and one of our county's most popu
The man who thinks a newspaper
ill suspend publication because tie
quits taking it, is like the man who
tpok a drink from Lake Michigan
and then looked along the shoro to
see how much ho had lowered the
We acknowledge the receipt of the
Scranton Republican which con
tains tho greater portion of Rev. F.
U. Gift's sermon in that city to the
lodge of Jr. O. U. A. M. This is
quite a complimeut to a Snyder couu-
ty boy, who is now a popular preach
er in one of the Btate's largest cities.
Arrangements are now beiDg made
by the rocent purchasers of Peuu's
cave, in Centre county, to build an
electric road to connect the cave
grounds with the Lewisburg and
Tyrone railroad at Centre nail t also
tor the illumination of the cave with
On the last rmge of thia issue the
readers will find a catalogue of 3(H!
books. Thia list is carefully and
well selected to suit every degree
and shade of taste. The books will
be given away absolutely freo to
subscribers of tho Post. Read the
Committee Meetino. The RcduIN
i:.v nijn;.. .f. :.'. ..::n
at Middleburgh, on Tuesday, Dec.
10, at 11 o clock sharp, to transact
business. Every member is expect
ed to be present. By order of Chair-
mau, Chas. M. Ariiooast.
A. M. Auraud, Sec.
George Harris, tho old negro
"tho original Undo Tom" in Mrs.
Harriet Boechor Stowe's "Uncle
Tom's Cabin"- -is living in Lexington,
Ky.. in a destitute coudition. He
will be 84 years old next March nnd
is extremely feeble. In a recent in
terview he said that lib hud been liv
ing on five cents a day.
By subscibing for the Poht now
and paying $1.50, the regular sub
scription prieo for ono year in ad
vance, we will soud tho Poht to
your address uutil Jan. 1, 1K97 and
wo will give you, in addition, any
four books you select from tho list
on the last page in this issuo. This
offer is not good after Jan. 1, 1 '..
Among other interesting Lincoln
material, the December McClure's
contains a hitherto unpublished ac
count of how Lincoln, at the risk of
his life, saved three men from drown
ing during a spring freshet. This
huppened when he was a young man
of twenty-two, and was a Sungamou,
building the ilatboat for his trip to
A smooth, easy shave, genteel
hair cut, or other tonsorial work, is
always obtained at Soles' Barber
Shop, in Wittonmyer'B Building, op
posite Post offico. Go to Soles and
you will muko no mistake, Shaving
soup, fuco cream, hair oil and egg
shampoo for sale. A. E. Soi.es.
When your bicycles need repairs,
go to W. D. Buker, 2.11 Pino St.,
Selinsgrove, Pu., und have it well
dono. Bicycles bought sold and ex
changed. Renting. Instructions in
riding. A complete line of cycling
sundrios, Second hand wheels al
ways in slock. Agency for tho Cele
brated Columbia Bicycles. tf.
ClIHIHTMAS IS CLOSE AT HAND 1 We
can please you in price and quality
and fully guarantee our goods. Sol
id gold rings 35o. up, elegant cuff
and sleeve buttons, splendid assort
ment of watch chains to select from
at prices that will surprise you,
watches for all classes. Good as
sortment of plain, chased, band,
(solid), and set rings, solid spectacles
as well as the cheaper grade. Call in
and see. G. O. Moyeb Sl Co.
Death of Mrs. Jonathan Row.
Another old citizen has departed,
gone the way ot all flesh, in the per
son of Mrs. Sarah Row, concort of
the lato Jonathan Row. The old
lady's death took place on last Sun
day morning, at the residence of her
daughter, Mrs. Margaret Smith, in
this borough, and was caused by old
age. Mrs. Row wss a highly respect
ed old lady. Her maiden name was
Surah Bouse, she was the mother of
nine children, six sons and three
daughters, all of whom reHide in this
county, excepting Lewin, who is in
California, and Susan, intermarried
with Sylvester Wagner, who resides
in Nebtaska. The remains of the
deceased wore intered at Row's cem
etry, w here sleeps her husband, and
many of her kindred, on Wednesday.
Her ago wus 80 years, 9 mouths and
8 duys. Tribune, A'oo. !!.
"Farmer" Sued Up.
Tho following article rccontly ap
peared in the Washington Pout in
its writeup on the Congressional
One of tho muxt striking members
of the Pennsylvania delegation is
"Farmer" Kulp, of Shuinokin. At
first sight, tho diNtinguished title
of "Farmer" seems to have been at
tached to Mr. Kulp because he is so
unlike a farmer. Personal acquain
tance and a casual observation of his
cosmopolitan veneer and geueral
finish confirm the impression that
the Pounsylvanian is suffering from
a misnomer. He is a type of tho
oitvs bred swell audit the airehof a
CUtb'tbru'tild. His age is only luirty-
soven. but he is already rated among
the lumber kings of Pcuusylvuuiu.
What a. trio of youngsters Kulp,
MeCall and Settle will bo on the
Republican side as an offset to
Bailey, Sulzer and McClcllau.
The properly sold on Saturday ot
Sheriff's salo wus disposed of as
follows: Tracts 1, 2. 3, 5 and ( in
West Beaver Twp. of Jacob Howell
were bought by Win. F. Howell for
:175; Tract No. 4 by John S. Snyder
for Sf'Hi. Tho property of Aaron
Moyer in West ilouver Township
was sold to John W. Wagner for
700. Property of Susannah Swung
cr to Jacob Kembeiling for !f'l50.
Property of Eli Keeler, Truet No. 1
to Geo. K. Fagely for $:0505 Truet
No. 2 to W. II. Suyder for 1250.
The Southern Central Railroad,
built largely ou puper, between I Iitr
risburg and Sunbury, was hoM at
Hurrisburg Saturday afternoon by
Sheriff Shellenborger. Thorn were
two bidders, J. F. Campbell, of Phil
adelphia, ami ex-Congressman Si
mon P. Wolverton, of Sunbury.
Tho former started t ho bidding at
$200. It went up to 100, where it
stopped, Mr. Wolverton securing
the property at that figure. Tho ex
CongroHHinuu bid in tho interest of
tho Philadelphia & Reading, tho
It is said that tho directors of tho
Pennsylvania Railroad have been as
sured by an electrical expert that
they can save 5,000, (MM) a year in coal
bills by using an electric motor fed
with u curreut produced by a gas
engine. As at the lust test an elec
tric engine drew tho heaviest load
ever drawn by a siuglo locomotive,
practical railroad mon uro beginning
to think that they may bo a good
deal closer to a revolution than they
dreamed of a year ago.
Pel sous passing RisHtr's mill, near
Bellaire Station, ou the Cornwall &.
Lebanon railroad, seldom know that
the property owned by Harry Risser
is in three different counties. The
mill is in Lancaster county, the burn
in Dauphin and the houso in Leban
on. The line runs through ti e house
and the bake-oven, so at the same
baking one loaf is baked in one coun
ty and the other in another county,
and although Mr. Risser eats in Leb
anon county he sleeps in Dauphin
county and works in Lancaster coun
ty. He also pays taxes in throo dif
fereut counties. ,
The Pedagogues of Snyder
county are Exchanging and
Receiving Opinions and Dis
cussions. The thirty eighth annual session
of the Snydei county Teachers' In
stitute met in the court house at
Middleburgh on Monday, December
2ndl8N), at 11:15 A.M., and wns
railed to order by the county Super
indent, F. C. Bowersox. Ho then
addressed the teachers present and
told them he hoped they would pro
fit much by their attendance at this
institute and would carry home many
valuable ideas to put into practice.
He exhorted all tho teachers to take
part iu tho discussions aud make this
institute their institute iu every
sense of the word. Tho superin
tendent alluded to the institution of
publishing tho proceedings in
pamphlet form which took place lust
year. Ho stated that tho question
would be submitted to tho teachers'
Dr. LINCOLN HULLEY,
Professor of History, Bucknell
Tho Superintendent brought up
thn question of Reading Circles and
this year as last year recommended
a movement of this character. He
showed tho details of tho Chuutuu
qua Reading Course. There are
(1.) "Growth of the Amerieuu
(2.) "Industrial Revolution."
"Thinking, Feeling, Doing."
(1.) "Studies in American Letters.''
(5.) First Steps in "Human Pro
gress." This is the recommended Reading
course for 1H05
Ho also ulludod to the movement
to prepare u memorial for Dr. Thom
as lloury Durrowos.
The officers wore elected us fol
lows : President, Prof. F. C. Bower
sox ; V. President, Maj. E. 1. Roh
bach Secretary, E. E. Wetzel ;
Treasurer, Edwin Charles ; Ofliciid
Reporter, Geo. W. Wagenseller ;
Musical Director, W. H. Grimm ;
Pianist, Miss Ella B. Grimm. The
following reporters wero appointed
for tho county papers: Post, C. W.
Smith; Vour'ur, Chas. A. Miller;
Timen, W. D. Jurrett ; JlcraM, P.
R. Khellcubori.'cr ; Tribune, C. B.
Mitterling; A'eirn Item, C. W. Lan-
dis. Adjourned for Dinner.
Institute con vened at 1 : 10 by sing
ing "America." Tho roll was then
called and ticket orders and litera
ture were issued to the teachers.
Music "School Pleusurrs."
The question of printing tho pro
ceedings in pamphlet form was dis
cussed. A motion to print tho pro
Music "Our Happy School."
Prof. Geo. W. Walborn spoke on
the subject r "Township High
Schools." The Professor showed
the necessity of having township
high schools in order to do good
work. Charles Schaeffer, Maj. E. P.
Roh bach and Supt Bowersox spoke
of tbdc.-MThe Voice Within Us."
I wide ftwtk new
puper, -vir on ll lert
on nil uncHlort nff-vllnf
thn vii h1 inti'iTKU of Ma
LIST IN THIS ISSUE
J. F. Keller introduced tho subject,
"Spelling: Written vs. Oral." He
preferred to use written spelling.
Wm. A. Moyer, Geo. W. Walborn,
Charles Shaeffer, R. E. Stimeloy,
Maj. Rohbarh, W. D. Jarrett nnd C.
W. Smith discussed the question.
Music "Come, Come Away."
The Superitendent then introduc
ed Prof. V. H. Albert of Bloomsburg
State Normal School, who spoke on
the subject: "The Two Appetites."
He developed carefully tho physical
and intellectual appetites. Institute
adjourned at 4 : 15 P. M.
Institute convened at 7: 15.
The following program was carried
.Music, March, Orchestra.
Music, Overture, Orchestra.
Address of Welcome, M. I. Potter.
Respouso, (. W. Wnllmrn.
Address, America and its Literature,
C P. Shaeffer.
Music, Waltz, Orchestra.
Recitation, Resisting a Mother's
Love, Carrie Reitz.
Address, German School Muster, E.
Recitation, A Medley, Edna Smith.
Music, "Selection" Orchestra.
Recitation, The Tear, Edith Potter.
Essay, Qualities of a Leader, I. L.
Address, Progress, R. F. Smith.
Prof. Ilowersox then addressed
the institute outhe subject of Putrio
ism in the public schools. Ho ex
horted all to exercise and inculcate
the highest and loftiest ideas of pa
triotism. The address was a master
ly production and abounded in flights
of genuine pralory und (ersuasive
arguments. The orchestra rendered
it ac&oiiintifS. mif . '
joiuned at) 10:30.
. Tuutoat Morni.''
Session opened at 1) : IJ0 liy singing,
"Revive Us Again." Rev. D. E. Mc
Luiu read a portion of scripturo and
offered a fervent prayer.
Music. "Song of Praise."
Prof. Chas. H. Albert was first
called upon to speak on "Educa
tional Progress." Tho professor
presented the dcvolopeincnt of tho
tree from the seed to its full growth
as a development similar to Hint of
the growth and development of tho
Music "The Time to Talk."
Prof. GEO. W. WALBORN,
Principal of I'lcelnirg's New School
Dr. N. C. Schaeffer, Stuto Superin
tendent of Public Instruction, was
introduced aud spoke on tho "Essen
tials of a School Curriculum." Ho
mimed Civics, English und Arithme
tic In Snyder county according to
tho census of 1W0 there were 72
foreign-Lorn persons, but in many
cities, the foreign-born control the
elections. Touch your pupils how
to mark tho Austruliuu ballot. How
many school houses in tho county
huvo tho constitution of Pennsyl
vania? How many teachers have
Miss Aunio Buckboe, Ex-professor
of Pedagogy, Edinboro, spoke on
"Reading." 1. Teach the first words
thoroughly. 2. Make the first sen
tences real. 3. Have your pupils take
in the whole sentence at a glanco.
Music "Our Happy School."
Continued on last page,' ' '
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