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MIDDLEBURGH, SNYDER CO., PA., THURSDAY, DEO. 17Tm VOL NO.oO.
MSof LOCAL INTEREST
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tart is i" fc'0" tu,B "v"
it .i:.1..r rtruwdnf 4 nt
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,'fort proceeding with be pub-
I C. Spinjjlor of Selinigrovo
l himn.it her iasi i-riiiu.v.
feline- - - -
L n K Kreamer of Philadel
Lnpnt several unjo m vnu
1 V.rliart of Mif.
urs nirn'-' -"- - , - -
fern were i" town on "U1,J
L M 1 Duels of Selinsjrrovo ia
t'lrrynuci: irienas m iod.
L Flormicn Moyer of Frceburg
I Tuesday i tow" W1U1
Huasof Shamokin spet
citthocouuty seat receuuy
IrT Saiigle ntitl wife of New
drove tlnougu town on nun
La Folk and Boyd Stetler
i biiKiiK'f trip to .union iuhi
Ifjaim'iir and wife of Suu
ii'wnt Suntlay in town visiting
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lorciin Will UO iieiuciiieu nt
Li-lmrrli on Christmas at
liock ft. tu.
r;t,.lw.l nn1 wife of Now
sneiit Sunday with Joseph
Viehanna University at Se-
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e hus a large nuenuuucu ui
its this year.
Thompson, Jr., Cashier, ia
ir Dm hankers' convention
tburg this week.
imOcker, who is clerking at
in. "Pent a few days with his
kit thi pUce.
Sbirer of MeClure paid a vis-
lr lUuehter, Mrs. Dr. Brisbin,
i lord liiHt week.
important matter that was
kl out this week will appear
k iu our X iii as issue.
!Nt'lli U')inig of Atlamsburg
itortttined by Miss Lottie
-fvorul Jays last week.
Meredith, the drwr clerk.
lurted for Bryn Mawr. where
li'Ci'pted r new position.
Lizzie MiJilleswarth of Mc-i-iti'd
Dr. Brisbin ami wife
k iord lor the past week.
iy-fivd friend and relatives
Ih-rt lined by II. R. Bickhurt
ly J u 1 1 u u' Institute week,
want a paper thut will in-
fry member of your family,
pu tor mo l'ost fi.ou a year.
se of Win. Romig vs. Aman
imbaeli was settled on Mon-
'iiing before court convened.
Hir Xmas presents. Send
t for U Vear lit vnnr frii.mlu
p from now till Juuuary 1,
Wt Huiniiiel and sou of
pye are visiting her parents,
nreeg.'r ana wile, in Swine.
I'M Winpy and daughtor,
ut-Hvertown visited her pa
iuk Buhl, and wife, on Hat
r m imeiui as well -as
P' articles at moderate
f be seeured at Weis', Se-
ll'.tht'l mill r,m,1 t. ..-.I
poyjthpent a few duys with
p-urs. .nclittin aud MrB
litiini'ui- ... :f r
uie liospitality of their
"' relatives in Mid-audvn-iuity
5!UllL'1ir n .1nt : 1 t
lid. Olim ul.n ;
P'"Rii;r rcBidouco in this
f uy week, was in tie
uu uease ineiii with
uore desirable than the
will send the 1W from
"uutiry in'.lH for l mi
" iook hi our Iinl.
U I In v 1 J - . T
, v"i nue exceeds fnr-
ooth m i i
. ei8, Helinsgrove.
r. lour mrough tha
Wlh. , county, for tfie past
??,? many friends and
M"i place Monday
Three horses for sala rhnnn. N
The second annual mimical nqsom-
bly will bn held in tlm Opera House,
l" reoourg, .lanunry u, l.l an.l 10.
Wm. Cloven. Conductor.
Select the dates for votir s.ilo and
have them inserted in our Bale register.
John F. Stetler and wife have the
thanks of the Editor and wife for a
most excellent treat of venixon serv
ed in Mrs. Htetler's best Htylo. ,
Wo are please 1 to le.irn that Coun
ty TreaMiirer-elect Win. L. Ueiglo
of Adu'iinbitrg propose to make
.Miil'llebui'g his home in the near
future. Midlleburgli extends to
him the hand of welcome.
The A nifrli'ii i '. mojjj.i did Ha
fair share of the work in th roceut
campaign of Elucation. The pub
lishers made a special effort to get
reliable statistics which always ura
more satisfactory than theories.
E. W. Naule of Freeburu. who had
been selling the White Bowing ma
chine for C. C. Seobold, is now sell
ing the New Frmcess machine nnd
also Orgnns. Call on him and get
prices. ou will oo BiirpnseJ to
tind them ho lew.
Dr. G. E. Hassintzer and son.Milo.
on Monday went to Philadelphia.
1 hey were ncconinanicil bv llattie
Bowersox, who went to the hospital
to have an operation performed to
have ti limb straightened, and John
Smith for deafness and woakuoss of
Lt. Win. II. flemberling. Edward
Geinberliug of Seliusgroveaud Frof.
Wm. Mover of rreeburg on Satur
day ollicially examined the Middle-
burg bridge. They were the viewers
appuiuted for that purpose. The
undue was found to be practically
On account of the extra call for
legal and local advertising our read
ing matter was cut snort for several
weeks. This week, however, we re
sume Talinage's Sermon, the S. S.
T.ntitinn a ulinrt. utni-v mill nil Mia
general aud local news. Our reaJ-i
ers can expect a lull quota right
On Moudav the Eaale Hotel iu
Swiueford changed bauds. E. C.
Oraybill sold out to Carbon Seebold
for S(HMK). The old stand near the
depot has been a popular stopping
place for many years and under the
new management it will lose nono of
The Roll of Honor will appear next
week. Send iu your remittance and
begin the New Yeur with a clour re
cord. A great nmny paid at the of
tice this week. These in connection
with those who have paid since the
last roll of honor has been published
will receive due acknowledgements.
A smooth, easy shave, geuteel
hair cut, or other tousorial work, is
always obtained at Soles' Barber
Shop, in Wittenmyer's Building, op
posite Fost omce. (ioto holes and
vou will make no mistake. Shaving
soap, face cream, hair oil and egg-
shampoo for sale. . l oolks.
Congressman Mahou is in receipt
of many letters from applicants for
storekeepers aud gaugers iu tho rev
e title service, ihese appointments
aro nil under civil service und Mr.
Mahou has nothing whatever to do
with them. Recently President
Cleveland has placed under civil ser
vice 00,000 appointments that were
formerly made by Congressmen.
John Htetler's hunting party re
turned home last Saturday with
t in oo deer. Que was shot by Frank
Herman, one by Alviu Herman and
tho other by our popular chief bur
gess, J. F. Stetler. This is certainly
doing reuiui kably well for our marks
men from Snyder county. All the
dogs they hud in their posessiou ex
cept ouo was killed.
Eugene E. Boaver, formerly of this
place, begau work as night operator
ut tho tower, Salem. Va .on tho Nor
folk nnd Western R. R., December
3rd, IH'.5. and up to December 3rd,
lN'Jtl, worked 3i!'.t days having workod
every night aud put iu some extra
time. He is only l'J years of ago an I
weighs l'J5 pouuds. Duriug the en
tire year he has not made u binulo
mistake, This is encournging. Oth
er boys ought to bo inspired to no
Hurrah for Christmas ! The hap
piest tune of tho year and the best
time to make everybody happy. Do
you waut to know where to buy
presents beautiful and handsome,
to please your friends t We will toll
you. Go to Misses Jennie Ulrich
and Osraun where you will find the
finest assortment in books, games,
Christmas Cards, dolls and many
other articles to please little folks.
Also a tine display of handkerchiefs
and a beautiful line of Chinaware,
pleasing to the eye and purse. Don't
forget to give us a call. You will
find us, next door to Wagenseller's
drug etore, Market St., Helinsgrove,
Pa. 12-10 2t.
DIED IN KANSAS.
Mr. J. XT. ttrP!i, it Former M M !!
burgher Murrain bit to llirit.
At Ilerriogton, Kansas, Taesday
evening, Decembor 8th, lS.iii, after
an illness of several weeks. Airs. Su
"an Dreese, beloved wifo of Jacob
W. Dreese, aged M years, 10 months
and 21 days.
Susan Kern was bijrn nt Boaver-
town, Pennsylvania, January 17th,
I V I, and was m irned M Mr. J. W.
Lreexat New B mIiii, P.i., Septem
ber iHh, IS r. right awav uftr his
return from the war. Four children
were the fruits of that union, three
of whom ate now living sfelville
Kern, Burchard Ii tgin an I ('liarl.-s
Itussel, ull oi whom are no.v at home
and together with the husband and
father did all they could to make
the wife and mother as comfortable
as possible during her last sad ill
ness, nheu it was only a question of
timo when divith would claim her as
Together with her husband she
went to Kansas iu lHS-, locating -it
Halstead, Harvey county and in
IH'JO moved to Horington where they
have since lived.
Mrs. Dreese was a kind and ex
emplury christian woman, a kind
wifo and mother she was loved und
rospectcd by ull. Iu all of their a I
Veisities she never lost heart and
was uever in the least discouraged,
no matter what fortunes this world
might bring. No difference how
things might go she was always kind
aud obliging to nil, and during the
last weeks of her illness when she
knew she could never cet well, no
complaint was ever known to come
from her lips.
Funeral services were held at Her
ington, Kan., Thursday afternoon,
and the remains were followed to
tbeir last resting place by a largo
circle of frieuds who will join with
us in extending sympathies and con
dolence to tho husband, children and
other relatives iu the death of one so
iTlivDrcere is well kuown in Mid
dieburgh, her husband having for
many years kept store in the build
ing now occupied by Hon. G. Alfred
Scuoch. This of courso was US years
ago. The son, Melville, visited
friends here about three years ugo.
F. H. Maurer, New Berlin, on Jan
uary 1st, 18J7, will start a cash busi
ness. Produce of nil kinds wilt be
taken us before and goods will be
Bold at Rock Bottom Prices. We
sell for cash and pay cash for iro
auce aud poultry und we will sell
you more goods for one dollar tha.i
ever before. Butter and Eggs a
Freo Delivery For Sunbury.
II. F. Maun has taken charge of
the Sunbury post ollice, his commis
sion having arrived on Saturday.
Mr. Maun uuiiounced that there
would be no change in the clerical
force at present in the ollice. His
bond for the faithful performance
of his duty was filed last week. The
amount was twenty thousand dol
lars, and H. E. Davis, S. P. Wolver
ton and J. S. Packer ate the bonds
men. Mr. Mann will no doubt make
uu obliging and cllieiont ollicial, who
says Sunbury will enjoy the free de
livery system within tlio next tew
Carol Ruuklo is sick with pneu
monia. Margaret Snyder, daughter of Ed
itor Snyder, was beriounly ill this
week. Wo aro pleased to learn bho
Miss Laura Smith, who had been
sick at the Eaglo Hotel, has been re
moved to Eliabethville.
A. G. Rashoar is able to sit up.
J. II. Bachmau is also on tho sick
Aljii-t UU Own rhll.l.
Reuben Kreamer, who resides livo
miles west of Middleburgh, was
brought before court on Wednesday
afternoon for abducting iu company
with a stranger his i) year old daugh
ter, Beula Verdilla. while going home
u im school to Jesse Hackenburg's
at Middleswarth, who had taken the
child to raise wheu it was ouly two
years old. The result will be an
nounced next week.
At the Middleburgh Drug Htoro
you get pure drugs and all tbe lead
ing remedies for coughs, colds and
all lung troubles, liver, kiduev and
stomach complaints, such as Cham
btrUin's Remedies, Otto's Cure for
the throat and lungs. Dr. James Tar
Syrup and Fig Laxative, Green's
August Flower and Bosohees Ger
man Syrup, together with Lane's
ert King and all tho leading Harsa
p.TiUas on the market.
ta. u. ia. mssiNOKR, rrop r.
The Teachers' Institute
Thi Prorrmllng or l.itt Wrrk'a r.
llaviiw r inn to m-iwd im U'o,i,,n.
day of list week our renort of the
insimiuto closed with Tuesday
eveiimg. Hence we resinno our re
poit with the session on
Music, "C)ino Ttiui Almighty
Devotional Exercises were con
ducted by R.-v. I). E. MoLiin.
Supt. F. C. B wersox suggested
tint applicant for p.r;ii mvit cer
tificates pay the expenses thus in
curred. R.m .'irks by R. L. Sohroyer and C.
A motion prevailed that applicant
for permanent certificates pay ex
penses exceeding live dollars (the
amount appropriated by the Insti
tute) for holding examinations.
Music, "Trip Lightly."
Prof Barton snoke on the subject
Music, "Vesper Hymn."
O. V. Wulbort. with a keen in
sight into the subject discussed
"Literature in the Public Schools."
Music, "Johnny Sands."
Supt. T. E. Conner of Miflliu coun
ty was introduce I and spoke chief
ly on the topic "Who should teach
the public schools."
Dr. Dick dilated on the subject,
"Tho Best Teacher Tho Best Ones
Music, '-'My Country."
Prof. Barton continued hi talk on
the subject of "Geography."
Music, "Creation" aud "Rod,
White and Bluo."
Music, "With Joy we Moot."
Dr. Dick, spoke: "Waking up vs.
Stuoof. ing Mind "
Music "Star Spangled Banner."
Prof. Barton spoke: "Elements
Tho committeo on District Insti
tute made the following report, dis
tricting the county, naming the time
aud places for holding iiiNtitutesaud
a committee on program a follows :
District No. 1. Spring, llcavcr,
West Beaver and Adams townships
at Troxelville Jan. 1-J. l.H'.i7. Com
nlittee: W.J. Dice, I'orry Snook,
W. I. Keller, Millie Kacuipfer, and
No. 'J. Franklin, Mi l dleburg and
Centre districts at Middleburgh,
Feb. l;20. Committee: M. I. Pot
ter, Jerome Krdlev, L. C. liachmau,
Jere Bowersox and Samuel Miller.
No 3. Washington, Middlecreek
and Penn townships at Ft burg,
Feb. I-' ll. Committee: C. K. Fish
er. J. F. Wugcnsellor. Chas. Miller,
Grace Holl'inan and I'lutio Walter.
No. 1. Perry, West. Perry and
FiVeudalo Independent Districts, at
Fremont, Fub. wn. Committee:
T. G. Arbogast, J. N. Drosius, Nel
son Mengel, H. S. Hoi nbel ger and
No. .I. Jackson, Monroe, and So
linsgrove at Shaiii"kiu Dim, .Ian.
H-'.t. 'oiiunittee : Llovd Schroyer,
Lydia Fisher, Mi Mary (NJelra
Sanders nnd A. B. Slieary.
No. fi. Chapman and Union at In
dependence school house, Jan.
'21. ('oiumittee: Lottie Spangler,
F. A. Weaver, D. S. Herrold, Geo.
K. Sholl and J. S. Keichenbach.
Joint Institute of Snyder and
Juniata counties, Richfield Jan. lo
in. The report was adoptod.
Music, "Keller's A m eric a n
Dr. Dick, subjoct: "Tho Novel
Judgo Ellison was introduced and
creatod a favorable impression.
Muse, "Onward Christian Sol
Judgo Alfred Ellison of Anderson,
Indiana was the orator of tho evou
inir aud spoke on the subject,
"Kings and Queens or Earth's Truo
Royalty." The Judgo demonstrat
ed his magnetic power as an orator
and for one hour aud a half enter
tained hi large audience with wit
and humor. He abhorred tho traflio
of American girls with fortunes to
empty heads with foroign titles and
impressed his hearers with the idea
that Earth's True Royalty lies about
the domostio hearth where kindness
Music, "Mountain Maid's Invi
tation" and "Floe as a Bird."
Dr. Baer, subject: "The What and
Music "The Watch on (he
Vr-.Dick, subject : "Our Debts to
the Past and our Obligations to the
h at lire.'
Music, "Swinging in tho Old Ap
Prof. W. H. Detweiler of the
Blooinsburg state Normal School
wa introduce 1 and spoke on the
topic, "Points iu Teaching History."
Music, "Old Folks at Homo."
. Dr. Baor, subj.ct : "Thought Gett
ing." Music, Juanita."
Prof Birton, subject; "School
Adjourned at 12.
The Director's convention met at
Music, ''Rock of Ages."
Remarks by Supt. Bowersox.
J. S. KaufTman presided iu the ab
sence of President Herman.
Supt. Bowersox rea l the proposed
coiiHtitution. President Percival
Herman, having arrived, ussiiincd
The constituti on was ado ted as
read as was also the order of exer
cises. Enrollment of Members.
Three member wero appointed
to serve on the Executive Commit
tee: M. K. Hassing'T, Harvey Moy
er and IraC. Sehocii. On program :
H. C. Haas, C. M. Showers and
Frank Specht. Ner Middleswarth,
Ira C. Sclioch, Supt. Bowersox and
Dr. Herman made remarks pertinent
to the time of the annual meetings.
W. F. Sanders, subject: "I).) Good
Salaries Bring the Best Results I"
Dr. Herman mad.) remarks.
Ira C. Schoch. subject : "How can
our School Grounds be Improved."
Music, "Battle Hymn of the Re
public." G. C. Gutelios, subject : "What is
the best way of disciplining au Uu
ruly Scholar !" . ,
Dr. CUJ.SuHb, uliAoUt:'!Xu
CompuirfSry Vaccination Law."
Dr. Dick made his closing address.
Tho following ollionrs wme elect
ed: President. Dr. Percival Her
muii of Kruterville Vice Presi
dents, Ner. M. Middle wart h of
Troxelville and J. S. KaiilViuau of
Middleburgh i Recording Secretary,
W. F. Sanders; Cor. Sec., M. K. Has
singer. Dr. E. W. Tool of Freeburg ;
Wm. N. Giiteliu of New B mIiii ; Mr.
O. W. B.msli of McClure; J. A Loin
bard of S 'lmsgrove and Supt . Bow
ersox were appointed delegate.
Lu B. Cake and wife of New York
City were the entertainer of the
evening. The court house never was
filled so completely with anxious
hearers. The entertainment consist
ed of recitations, impersonations,
songs, t ic'. Their entei taininent
was of a high character and brought
forth heart y unplauso.
Rr.cu'i io. After the entertain
ment u rcccpt ion was tendered to
t lie teachers iii the Bank Ituilding.
The reception wa arranged by J . F.
Wagenseller. Tho reception oiu
mittee consisted of Delia Burns,
Lottie Spmgler, Lo.vis (boilbel ling
aud Edwin Charles. Prominent
among the participant were Lu B.
Doughnut and wife, Dr. Bacr aud
Prof. Bowersox. A very pleasant
evening was spent.
Music,-".More Love to Thee."
Devotion J Exorcises.
Music, "Freedom's Flag."
H. S. Hornberger read a paper on
"Percentage, My Way of Teaching
Music, "Rise, Shine und Give
Ood the Glory."
Miss Ida G. Stahl read a lengthv
paper on "Woman in Education."
Dr. Baer endorsed tho sentiments
and said woman doserves tho credit
for elevating the race. Ho entered
a solemn protest against bachelors.
Music, "Lovo at Home."
"The Utility of Teachiutr Reading
Systematically" was the subjoct of a
paper read by Iv h. Wetzel.
Music, "Men of Harleck."
M. I. Potter, "What should bo
taught in our Publio School and
how to Teach It."
Music, "Annie Laurie."
Prof. W. II. Detweiler, subject:
"Topical Method of Teaching His
Dr. Baer, subject : "Patriotism."
Musio,-"Flag of the Free."
It was resolved to pay the secre
tary 15.00 for services and $5.00 to
Prof. Bowersox for amount having
been paid to permanent certificate
The committee on Memorials sub
mitted their report which was
as follows :
hereas. it has pleuwed tho Al
mighty God during tho past year to
spare tho lives of ull our fellow
teacher., although sickness has been
in the midst of them. Thcreforo be
.V.oiy7, in Ira Kline's and Liz
zie Livingston's sickness, we have
felt the loss of t he two earnest work
ers ut our annual County Institutes
Be U therefore,
AV.o(v7, that we extend to our
brother and sister workers our
heartfelt sympathy in all the suffer
ing they have endured mii I we re
joice that they are convalescing,
AWorW, that these resolutions
be published ill the proceeding Mild
iu the county pipers and a cupv
Tim committee on resolutions re
ported the folliiwimr tvlii.-l.
Whereas, we, the teachers of Snv
der county, met in the tliirtv-ninth
annual Institute held at Mi. Idle
burgh, Dec. 7 to II do adopt the
following resolutions :
1st. That in our worthy Co. Supt.,
F. C. Bowersox. we recognize a com
petent lender and instructor of
teachers and that t he t hank of the
lustitute uie hereby tendered him.
'2nd. That we extend our heart
felt t hunks to Drs. W. P. Dick. Jos.
F. Bu'ton, Samuel A. Baer und
Prof. W. H. Detweiler for the very
nblo instructions they have given.
.'trd. That w must heartily thank
Prof. Win. Moyer, musical director,
W. F. Brown, pianist, W.J. Dico and
J. N. Brosius, cornetist for tho us
sistance rendered by them, the
Middleburgh Orchestra and Selins
grove Glee Club for the very excel
lent music rendered for the benefit
of the Institute.
1th. That we appreciate tho in
terest manifested by t he people of
Middleburgh and vicinity iu the
cause of education by t heir presence
Ut tlia HHMHiollH of I llll IllUlillllll 1111.1
their patronage in the evening.
lull. 1 hat wo feel highly gratified
to the lecturers who have been so
Btltertaininir sod innt.rnrt.iva birinr
the bvening sessions.
O. D. Orissinger,
R. E. Stimely,
O. A. Auraiid.
10. Jennie Walter,
C. A. B. Glass.
P.iof. W. H. Detweiler then gi"e
a verv interesting tall on "Litera
ture." Adjourned at high noon.
The Superintendent turn present
ed the matter of publishing the pr.,
The Roll was called and each
teacher credited with the time pres
ent. Dr. Baer and Prof. Detweiler
made their closing addresses.
Supt. Bowersox gave his parting
advice anil adjourned the institute
nt -Mo p. in., by singing "Home
Sweet Home ''
Court House News.
Iti'i'il i:nli-r'il (or Iti-i'iircl.
Henry W, Smith und wife to Mary
C. Snvder, lot in Selihsgrove for
Mrs. Mary C. Snyder to Mrs. Amel
ia Buyer, lot in Selinsgrovo for
Jacob Peter and wife to Joseph
Smith, property in West Beaver
township, coutuiiig SI acres, for
Joseph Meiser and wife to Eli
Port.hne, property iu Perry town
ship, containing 21 acres. Consid
Jacob (i. Hi eon to David Y. Breon
property iu Centre township con
taining 1 bl acres for lHtHi.
I.i'lli rs (jritulrtl.
Testamentary. Annie Hile, in the
estate of Susanna II lie, late of Chap
man township, deceased.
John H. Janet t, in the estate of
Jacob Jarrelt. late of Monroe town
Newton S. Bachmau, in the estate
of Israel Bachtnan, late of Middle
James E. Decker, Beaver two.,
) June Huckcnburg, Centre
jcims. P. Erb, Adams two.,
j Francis Snuffer, Washington twp.,
(Miuuio Howell, Middleburgh.
i Harvey A. Foltz, Juniata Co..
) Emma Hornberger, Perry twp.
A. H. Swanger, Crossgrove,
Gertrude Shrawder, Troxelville.
Win. A. Arbogast. Perry twp.,
( Mary J. Nace,
The S. II. Yodor Estate of Globe
Mills on January 1st, 1R'j7 will start
a Strictly Cash Business and all out
standing accounts shall be settled.