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IO. W. WAOKfBKUB,
Slitor ana rropnetor.
THE F88T 8TABD8
Editors Lumbard and Lesher
yere in town on Saturday.
Clarence Graybill has again been
hade happy by the arrival of an
Li i .
I Court adjourned till Apr. 27th
Wad of Mar. 27 as stated in the
Mrs. David Parker and Cora
lough, of Swengel, spent Sunday
Ith Harry Specht and wife.
I Miss Minnie Meiser. of Franklin
Vnslrin, has taken up her residence
th A. M. lloutz in owmetoru.
Mrs. 11. B. Hummel, of Selins-
ve, is visiting her parents, Az-
Krecger and wife in Swine-
Miss Kate A. M'accnsellor, of
ilinsgrove, . on Sunduy. was the
lest of Editor Wagenseller and
Prof. 11. Ij. Sehroycr, Principal
the public schools of Sclinsgrove,
s a Middleburg visitor last f n
Iru C, Harvey aud Iiisle Sehoeh
Seliiifgrove were in town on
turduyin the interest of the Snyder
junty Historical Soeiety
fliss Lillian Spnid, last week,
down stairs and very painfully
nred herself. She is under the
e of a physician.
L full line of tinware can be
D(l at Schoch and Stahlnecker's
id. AH kinds of repairing
lptly attended to. . tt.
pril 1st, 1899 will be nn impor-
uate in the history of your read-
the Pot if you give us a chance
one dollar grcenbacK. ' -
r. C Ij. Keenly, tlie distinKtusn-
president of Kec Mar College,
gerstown, Maryland, was in town
Saturday. He has an institution
pi which it is an honor to be
It's the almighty dollar that
Ints, quite a number came in this
fek. Good thuigs don't last al
ys. Give us u chance to squeeze
(eagle and the Post will come
, a whole year to April 1, 1899.
uiigu i uiif y ociiucu, vi me
isnurg vnroniae, ana Miss
m 15. Cook, of Jjewisburg, were
led last Thursday. He is a
g young man and the Post ex
l smooth, easy shave, genteel hair
or other tonsorial work, is ai
rs obtained at Soles' Barter Shop,
Mr:.. i . .i v ..
ruicuinyera ouuuing, opposite
omce. Uo to Soles and you
I make uo mistake, shaving soap,
i cream, hair oil and egg-sham-
I for sale. A. E. Souss.
Iprikq Term op School Be-
Monday, May 2, 1898, I will
a spring term of school to con-
o weeks. All the common
1 branches will lx tAinrht.
In general, terms $1 per month.
During the war a puper dollar
nn, very lar, DUl U you are
a subscriber to the Post, just
in ..... '
j a paper cmuar, lold it up very
sly, place it in an envelope and
lit to US. Wewlllmnlro
.by sending the Post's bill of
U till Al 1 mnn
'rom 'Wednesdays Ph;inrloth..
: Representative Benjamin
iht, of Lewisburg, who was r-
tly chosen at the nrimnn'M in
ion county by nearly 1,000 nia-
Ay ror ine iourui consecutive time
Ithe Republican candidate for
nber of the House of Representa
, made the statement yesterday
Iarrisburg that he was an aspir
I for Speaker, and . that h prc-
to make canvass of the state
M jnterert of his candidacy.
Focht will bakV his fjnt as the
-corporation caatSdate. ' !
MIDDLEBTJBQH, SNYDER CO..
FM-FUBTY. W POLITICS Ml kW POLICY TMT CflMKU 8UBM88I0M TO THE PEOPLE'S INTEREST
Most of the township sohools close
this week and next week.
Will Bassler, of Freeburg, was at
the county scat on Monday
' H. S. Bickhart, of Shade), was a
Middleburg visitor Saturday.
Win. K. Miller, Esq., of Salem,
was at the county seat Monduy.
D. G. Buck and sou, of Krcamcr,
were Middleburg visitors Saturday.
Mrs. Hattie Smith and daughter
Aliee visited friends at Salem over
Jackson Bailey, of Centre twiK,
was at the county seat on Saturday
John Dietrick, of Union county,
is spending a few days in town on
llob. Middleswarth, of A.'anis
twp., dropped in to see our new of
fice while in town Friday.
Mrs. E. C. Stall 1, of Reading, is
paying a visit to her parents, Daniel
Millhotise and wife, in Swinefom
J. F. Stetler of this place has se
cured the contract from Isaac Ivot-
fenhaver of Millersburg to remodel
his notel nt a cost of $.,ouu. w e
congratulate Mr. Stetler uwn his
luicKticU University will close
all departments March 25th for the
spring recess, and re-open for the
third term on March 31st. A ninn
ber of new students will enroll at
Lank School, of New York City,
has been oliered the position of assist
aut book-keeper in the bank here.
It is said he will move here aud oc
cupy the brick residence in the Flats
vacated by the editor last October,
Halting on the Susquehanna start
ed earlier that usual aud the first
rafts passed down the river this
week. The river is at good stage
of flood. The total iuiiuIkt of rafts
is estimated to lc less than last year.
H. S. Bilgcr, of Hooper, Neb.,
says: "limes are better here. Money
is plenty am' the free silveritcs are
quiet. We had good crops for the
last two years. Corn is 20 cents,
oats, 21 and wheat, 78. We had a
nice winter and lots of snow."
Charles F. Specht, of Beavertown,
one of the rising young men of the
1 :.. I .. 'o x i
wroki-iiu, was in town on aaiuruay
and attended the meeting of the
Historical Society. He is a wide
awake fellow who believes thut the
history of the county should be pre
April 1st is a day a great many
people get fooled, but you'll not lie
fooled on April 1st, 1899. It comes
on Saturday next year and you can
bet your life that a little dollar bill
will date any new subscriber to that
time or any old one it arrearages are
first paid up.
Cougressman Thad M. Mahon
says that the Republican State con
vention will nominate Judge John
Stewart, ofChambersburg, forjudge
of the Supreme Court, and that in
the event of the withdrawal of Con
gressman Stone, of Allegheny, State
Treasurer Jackson will be numed
This week we recieved quite a
number of letters with a paper dol
lar in each one. Jump on, our
bond wagon is moving. You'll, sec
those very people reading the Post
this week. Tne trick is easily . per
formed. An ordinary dollar bill
wrapped up nicely and enclosed in
an envelope addressed to us will do
A certain young man from Mid
dleburg, who had prolonged his call
on his lady-love rather , later than
usual, was surprised when a window
in an upper story was raised as he
left the bouse and the voice, of the
mistrtsa of the house called' out:
"Hear an extra quart" this - mbrn-i
Suyte Count Historical Bodoty.
The Snyder County Historical
Society met, as announced, in the
Bank Building at one o'clock, lust
Saturday afternoon. The meeting
was a success in every way, and
every one who was present became
more deeply interested in the move
ment, and more thoroughly convinc
ed that in this way only can the his
tory of the county be preserved.
After due consideration, the fol
lowing was adopted as the Constitu
tion tor the organization :
Auticle I. Namk.
This organization shall le known
us the Suyder County Historical
Auticle II. OiuEcr.
The objects of this society shall be
the discovery, collection, preserva
tion and publication of all matters of
historical value relating to Snyder
County, and thediscovery, collection
and preservation of all materials and
things which may in any way lx; of
value in preserving the history of
biiyder C ounty ; such as books, maps,
pajH-i's, iH'riodicals, genealogies,
Huntings, portraits, engravings, man
uscripts, letters, records and data
AUTH'I.K 1H. MeMHEUMIII.
Section 1. Memtcrs. The niem
lers of this society shall le of three
classes: active, honorary and asso
ciate. New nu'iiilxTs may lie elect
ed by a two-thirds vote of all the
memlx.'i's present at auy regular
Section 2. Active Members. The
uctive members of this society shall
be residents of Snvd'cr County und
shall upon admission pay a fee of
one uollar., and un annual fee of one
dollar upon the first day of January
of every year thereafter.
Section 3. Associate MenilxTs.
Associate nieniliers shall Imj such
mcnil)ers as at the time of their elec
tion are non-residents of Snyder
County, or any active member who
shall remove from Snyder County;
aud mcinlicrs of this class shall lx1
required to pay no dues and shall
have no vote in any of the proceed
ings of the society.
Section 4. Honorary Members.
Two honorary members shall Ik
chosen by the sm-icty ut the first
annual meeting of every year.
McmlxTship in this class shall not
Ikj restricted to the county. Mem
bership shall be for life, and these
nieinlxTs shall le required to pay
un admision of ten dollars and shall
Imj exempt from all dues and assess
Auticle IV. Officers.
The oftieers of this society shall
be a president, five vice-presidents,
recording secretary, corresponding
secretary, treasurer and librarian.
The duties of the officers shall lx;
such as usually are uncumbent up
on such officers. They shall serve
for one year and shall be elected at
the first annual meeting of the so
ciety. Article V. Executive Com
There shall be an executive com
mittee composed of the officers of
the society, who shull act as trustees
of the property of the society, ar
range programs and make all necess
ary arrangements for the meetings
of the society. They shall bo re
quired to make a report of the . gen
eral progress of the society at the
first meeting ot every year.
Article VI. - Meetings.
The regular meetings of this so
ciety shall be held on the first Fri
day of January, April, July and
October of each year. Special meet
ings may be called by the President
at any time at the request -of four
members. " .,;v vti .vv
AftrlLt-VlL. QuQJttnf V
nw membera., shall . constityt
a quorum of the society to transact
business at any meeting.
Article VIII. Rules op Order.
The meetings of this society shall
be conducted according to the rules
and methods laid down in Rolerts'
Rules of Order.
'Article IX. Amendments.
This Constitution may lx amend
ed by a two-thirds vote of ull the
members present at any regular
meeting providing that notice of the
projxRxl amendment le given and
thut a copy of it be placed in the
liands of the recording secretary at
the regular meeting next preceding
the one at which the vote shall lx;
The following presented their ap
plications for mcmlx-i-ship and were
unanimously elected: Mr. Charles
F. Specht, Beavertown; Mr. J. (J.
Lesher, Sclinsgrove; and Rev. S.
E. Ochscnford, Sclinsgrove.
The following were elected as the
permanent officers of the sttcicty :
President, Jay (. Weiser, Esq.;
Vice-Presidents, Prof. I). S. Buyer;
Mr. II. II. Schoch; Prof. John I.
Woodrutl; Win. K. Miller, Emm.:
Mr. thanes 1 . rHfht, Keeording
C a f ft it
iccreiary, jir. n. Harris jtower;
Corresponding Secretary, Mr. (ioo,
W. Wagenseller ; Librarian, Mr,
Edwin Charles; Treasurer, Mr. Ira
The S(x-icty is greatly indebted to
Mr. in. Summers, a idciiiIxt of
the Montgomery County Historica
Society, for a copy of "Historical
Sketches of Montgomery County."
This is u work which will add ma
terially to the value of our library.
Other gitu'Vcre received from Mr,
i air it ii
u. r . wagenseller, .Mr. rxlwiu
Charles, Mr. D.T.Rhuuls and many
A committee was appointed to
draft a form for the better preserv
ing ot the church records in the
county, for distribution unioiig the
ministers. By preserving the church
records much valuable historical in
formation will Imj saved.
The society extends to a 1 I'm te rest
ed a cordial invitation to unite with
tliein in uiemlx'rship. By a united
t'Hbrt much can Ik accomplished.
A Good Appointment.
Lincoln, Ncsbrasku, March, 12, '98
I have resigned my office as county
surveyor of Dawson county, Neb.
und accepted the jx)sitioii of draughts
man in the office of public lands
and buildings ut Lincoln Neb. It
is a state uppointmcnt. I took
charge ot this office February, 1st,
my work litre is ot a pleasant and
agreeable nature, at least it is to
my taste. Our friends in the East
may feel somewhat disupHintcd as
we hud expected to return home this
Spring, but can not do so. We ex
pect to come East at least on a visit
next full. Our address and residence
is No. 1329 M" Street, Lincoln,
Nebraska. Yours very truly,
A. K. Gift
Card of Thanks.
I hereby extend my hand of con
gratulation and sincere thanks to the
scholurs of Fisher's School, Monroe
District, for great advancement at
tained and persevering interest mani
fested in all their studies.
Also to the pntrons of said district
for kindness shown me, and so un
waveringly co-operating with me.
And the Board of Directors and
worthy Co. Supt will not be forgot
ten 'for aid and assistance during
term. - ,
I am yours, in school work,
? Jacob P. Shaeffer.
J. J.' Sbally, th foreman of tha
iKc who bat ben 111 for almost 8
Jmprorlog, ; v .
MARCH 24. 1898.
1000 New Subscribers to
DURING THE NEXT SIXTY DAYS.
The publisher of the Post has maintained that when a spiial price
was to k made for the subscription rate it should be annoum-ed to all at
the same time. This announcement will be read by many who offered
us less than our regular rate and promised s.rrccy if we would agree to
the rate. We invariably refused such oilers on the ground that ull our
patrons should bu treated alike. Now we are going to make a
and wemake it toeverylHMly at the same time. For all NEW sub
scriptions that are received and paid in advance during the next (JO .lays
we will make the rock bottom rate of
Only One Dollar Per Year.
To secure this rate, payments must be made in advance during tin;
next (!() days.
In order to keep all alike we will allow any of our rgu!ar subscri-Ik'I-s
during this period to pay up all arrearages to date which of com mi;
must Imj at the rate of $l..r0 jM-r year and we will allow you to pay in
advance kok sismuuy years as you desire to do so at the rate of
Only One Dollar Per Year
within the cunty. Those who reside outside of the county will lx
given the same privileges except the payineiit-in-advance rate, owing to
extra jMistage outside of the comity, will 1m
One Dollar and 25 Cents Per Year.
We will guarantee each week to give our rcadcrcs:
1. Dr. Talmage's Sermon. 2. The International S. S. Lesson. I!. A
(iood Interesting Story. 1. All the Important News of t'oiigres.-.
"). All th InijMUtant News of the Country. Ii. All the News of the
State. 7. All the News of Snyder County. N. All the News of the
Court House. !). The Proceedings of All' Courts. 10. All the Mar
riage Licenses. 1 '.. lVeds Entered for Kecord. PI All Wills
Probated. 115. All Letters of Administration. 11. The News of the'
Commissioners' Office. 1". All the News of Middlcburgli. Id
SjMH-ial Articles on Local History. 17. Obituary Notices of all who
die in the ncigliliorhood. 18. Marriages Noticts. 19. Fires. 2.
Accidents and Injuries. 21. New Industries. 22. Improvements.
2o. Editorials on Important Events. 21. We will tell about tin
thousands of things thai will happen the coming year for only
0i)e Dollar 1 9 Advaie.
Special Edition". In addition tothu aUive there will be an
of the Post before long, which will contain:
1. A History of Snyder County. 2. A list of all the county ofliccrs
from 185o to the present time. II. An account of the county seat light
4. History of the Post from its origin in a (Jcrmaiipaperat New l!crliii
about 1840 to the present, a. A History of Middleburg. . A De
scription of Middleburg. 7. Portrait of the Court House. 8. Portrait
of the County Jail. . Portraits ot Business men in Middlcburgli. 10.
Portraits of County Officers. 11. Portraits of Business Houses and
Hotels 12. Portrait of the liank Building. 1:5. Portraits of some of
our lawyers. 14. Portrait of our Judge. 1;". The advantages Middle
burg has for the location of an industrial concern. Hi. The names of
some people who lived here 100 years ago. 17. Municipal Govern
ment 18. The history of our churches. 19. The history of our public
schools. 20. Sketch and Portrait of County Superintendent. 21. The
Professions. 22. Middleburg in the College World. 23. Agricultural
Interests of Snyder County. 24. Our Musicians. 25. TheEduutionul
Institutions of Snyder County. 20. A Peep into the Future. 27. And
A host of other good things.
This speciul edition alone will be worth a dollar, but we will send it
free to all subscribers.
GET ON THE POST'S BAND WAGON NOW.
Canvassers Wanted in Every District to Get up Cluhs.
THE POST ONE YEAR FREE.
Any one who gets up a club of four new subscribers at SI. each
will receive the Post one year free.
so at once. Sample copies will be
Get right at it before some one else
ONLY SIXTY DAYS
Such liberal offtrs as the above cannot last alwavs. " You ntiist cret in '
out of the wet within 60 days days. You had better do it at once. The
time may run out before you think of it. This offer is positively only
good for 60 days. The Post has always been the great powerful strid ing
arm of the Republican party,' never afraid to speak the truth even.
wnen h mis Kepnblican omOe-liMderi. .i'
' Now is the tune to sand in your nam and a dollar. -
VOL. 35. NO. 12.
Those who want to canvass can do
sent free to those who wish them.
gets ahead of you.