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0( JOB WOKK neatly m
eut4 at the POST Print
FOR ALL THE LATEST NEWS, REA :HE MIDDLEBURGH POST. IT CONTAINS
ITEMS of LOCAL INTEREST
And now it is 18'JG.
F. IL Maurcr, Now Berlin, has a
large buffalo robe for Bale.
Joseph Long, Solinsgrove, baa
been granted an increaso of pensiou.
If it's not too late, we wish all our
readers a harmv and prosperous
i x- v
Nelson App of Solinsgrove and bis
young wife were noticed on our
Mrs. Eycr and several children of
Nescopeck nre visiting Adam Show
A Happy and prosperous New
Year is the wish the Post enteuds to
its vast army of readers.
On Sunday morning a week ago
Mrs. Harriet Smith fell on tho icy
pavement and broke her right arm.
Miss Alice Smith, who had entc'V
ed the Woman's Hospital, Phil
A trained nurso bus relinquish . uer
purpose and returnod borne.
jadies' Coats are offered at ex
dingly low prices at F. H. Maur
4, New Berlin. Read the offer in
new Advertisement iu this paper.
ICR fob Sale. Brick of tho best
'.y for building and paving can
urod at reasonable rates by
g to Carbon Soebold, Mid-
MIDI BURGH, SNYDER CO., PA., JANURAY
John Runklo is on the sick
Harrison Moyerlost several
The bank statement appt
t)r. Saltn of Columbus, Oh'
in town Tuesday.
Grandmother Snyder at the
end of town is quito ill.
Oeo. Slahlneckcr of Mich'' ,
visiting his parents here.
Florence Anita is the name
new boarder at A. E. Cooper's.
Charles Middleswarth and :
of Ohio, visited in town last
Mrs. U. M. Shindel has beei
fined for some timo with inflai
rheumatism. She is improvit
Job Hartmau's burn was
destroyed by fire several tunes J
west of this place. Noiusurur
James Diomor, foreman of t
pair gang, won a prize of $3
having tho best division on tl ','
Hon. C. W. Herman and fami
and I. L. Herman and family attou
cd a family reuuiou at Kratzorvil
A. F. Gilbert, tho accomplish
ladies' man of Franklin and Marshi
College, Lancaster, is spending h
Christum vacation at home.
A. O " ' " 1
Hon, T. J. Smith, Esq., is Dead.
On Monday morning nt 4 o'clock
T. J. Smith, Esq., the next to the
old8t lawyer in Snyder county,
breathed bis last. Mr. Smith was
born in Middh burg, July 20th, 1W7
nnd spent bis entire life in this
,lace. He was educated at Dickin
son Seminary, Willianisport, having
raduatcd in I sill. Ho was admitt
ed to the Snyder county bar in Feb
rmirv 1Si'i." nnd has been one of tho
leading lights in the profession. On
Feb. llth, 17'2 ho was married to
Lizzie 15. Shindel, who now with
three children, two girls and ft boy,
mourn tho loss of a faithful bus
band and a dutiful father. Tho fath
er of the deceased was Henry A.
T. J. Smith was ft leader in demo
cratic politics and a firm believer in
the merits of democratic principles.
As ft lawyer, ho was a conscientious,
paiustaking employee and did every
thing in his power to meet tho de
mand? of justice and equity. His
iri r,H veui-H. 5 months and 10
i-i - - -
. funeral will tako liliico on
rsdur afternoon at one o'clock.
nth bis duith Middleburgh loses
valuable citizcu and tho bar
Jaudidalos are unusually busy for
I this season of the year, owing to lh
duty for the primary election being
" ;cd for Feb. 13. One good thing
jout Uepubtican politics in Snyder
nty is, that there are no cngi
, no coal heavers, no oilers to
machinery, but every candi-
up at ! tuir" young in theory.
TRIP TO ATLANTA i
A Visit in tlm Most Historic Plk
to the 1st
toes in flu tot
meiit of tlie Country
In our last issuo wo left off tho ac
count of our southern trip iu tho
c'ty of Washington and decidedly
tho most interesting portion yet re
Before leaving Washington wo
visitod tho House of Represent a-
tiro and found Congressmen Mil
lion and Kulp at their posts of dutv.
Ou Mi lay Doe. 10th at 3: 15 p. m.
wo bo ed the train for Richmond.
A few . unites rido brings us to
Alexandria, Va., which w.is a com
morcial metropolis with a I irg for
eign trade when Washington had
not boon droamod of.
The citv is rieli iu history and
tradition. It was strongly fortified
during th'j civil war. Wo reach
Fredericksburg just as night is sott
ing in but we could se Maryo's
Heights where n bloody battlo was
fought and p isso l across tlio vorv
ground over which tho Fo.lci;il
Army charged so cour.ige.ii'Iy
again a-i 1 - f -it'll 1'"
Deeemb ; 1 p;i'"o
1 U" Ih
spent several ila.vs oii '
re. 1 lo preaelu'il a v i y
n on Sunday evening t "
RuniH, Ivlitor of the
wii Thin it and his family
lion of the holidays with
parents in this place.
Wash, paid a pleasant
id visit to this office.
ie Flouring Miils will run
i to Middleburgh every
ThoS. H. Yod-r Estate
'or in every wav possible
hoir customers. They aro
.,ig millers and put out sat
Wesley Hiiinan of Knit zei ville,
tho coustablo of Jackson township,
called at this office on Monday. lie
A isl es our readers to know that he
v ill auctioneer sales for any persons
desiring his services. If you need
home one, write or call uuon him. tf
A smooth, easy shave, genteel
hair cut, or other tonsorial work, is
always obtained at Soles' Barber
Shop, iu Wittenmycr's Building, op
posite Post office. Go to Solos and
you will make no mistake, Shaving
soap, face cream, hair oil and egg
shampoo for sale. A. E. Soi.es.
L. Kepler of Swineford, left on
Monday for Pennsburg, Montgom
ery couuty, where ho has been en
gaged by tho Pennsylvania Manu
facturing Company. Ho has been a
carpenter for i52 years and before he
left ho ordered tho Post seut to his
tddress in order that ho may havo
ill tho news from Snyder county.
A full page advertisement in tho
jadies' Home Journal of Philadel
phia costs $1,000 for one insertion,
hilo tho back cover costs from
;5,000 to $i,00(). Considering the
torvice rendered, those who object
,o giving 23 cents for a five line no
tice will faint under the prossure of
tho above figures.
Congressman Mahou has intro
duced a bill establishing a buroau
f pubjio health in the treasury de
vrtmeut to provide measures of bo
rity against the introduction, of
atagious and epidomio diseases,
so a bill making a ponsion a Test
J right And Authorizing the sus
pension of pensions obtained by
fraud, aocident or mis--tio
Soil" la Dovefe
a Maneldns Growtli.
Sherman mtered Goldsboro on the
tdof Mlfch. 1803. Subsequently
moving tAjoin Grant, Sherman "en
gaged Jbstou at Rileigh. which
city ho entered April 13th. At this
timo General Johnston heard of
Leo's s vrronder." Knowing that
further resistance was now hn-
less, ha opened a oorresponde
with Sherman, which resulted iu l
surrend of Johnstou's army, u
Durban:, N. 0. (aear Rileigh) April
20th, lb). Thus Rileigh bocmno
tho scouj. Of tho closing conflicts be
tween the groat armies which huJ so
long and courageously contended
for tho Jrstory.
As Hip traiu spjd on its Sjuthor
journey wo couM not help but fe
that th( warmth of Spriugtimo w
bursting in upou us. Tho bir
were iingiug and tho sun sho
brightly and wo were focibly
inind4 that tho day wo left Mid
burgh tho thermomoter registe
ib gro.- below Zero. Wo nex
l.iroi i tho Southern Tine
iVrnoiiM indebted to the Est
,1. A. Smith nto requested to
P i.vin nt prior to January 13th
as mi that day all unpaid ucc
ill lie lulu I id ot v f r collect
J o not expect, days nf grai
your nolo at bank if it is discoi
after January 1, ism;. Tlie
been changed and no days of
will bu alloweil.
Several Dutch letters ami
material that collected during
Week is crowded out of this i
Matter that docs not get stale
bo published as soon as our t
permits. Miss Miimo Stetler, tho ac
plished, efficient and faithful oi
ist of tho Lutheran church, S. S.
V. P. S. C. E., was presented w
he iiitiful oxford bihlo us a C'li
m is gift, by the Y. P. S. C. E.
which sl.o is a member.
While Harry Spocht was blah
with il.vni'iuito in u well at Pi
Spuid's on Monday, the charge
not go oil' as soon as was cxpc
and Harry looked down and
charge exploded then before he
pected mid pieces of stone flow
hitting linn at several laces al
tho face and head and cutting se
id deep gashes. Ho is getting ol
us well as can be expected.
McCluio's Magazine for Janv
will contain n selection of Euj
Field's best-known child poeim
lustrated with portiaits, from
Field's own collection, of the
children to whom tho poems re'
There will ulso bo an articlo on Fi
friendships among children, i:
trated with portraits of Field,
eluding tho last taken before
The Sunbury Koening Iten
speaking of their County Iusti
says: Tho next period was takoi
Superintendent Boworsox, of Snj
county. His subjoct was "D
Peas." Comparing fossilized ter
crs (so to speak) to dried pods,
the five dried "peas" which they
not get rid of are prejudico, pov
(in the way of furniture, appara
etc.,) pride, foolish pleasure,
paralysis. He advised turning
a new leaf and en1''