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fluv your holiday goods at Weis',
Ou Sunday a week is Christmas.
(let your presents ready.
Inrc line of holiday novelties at
Weis', Seliiisgrove. 3t
Institute is over, and the teachers
liave resumed their work again.
Lidies' Maeintoshes in all sixes
mdtiualities at Weis', Seliiisgrove. 3t
Overcoats and Clothing in great
variety at Oppeiiheimer's, Selins-
It is stated that James VanZandl
of this place will he a candidate for
Judge Alfred Specht of 1 leaver
town paid his respects to this oflice
Mrs. James G. Uroiise is listed
with the sick. Her daughter, F.er
tlm, also has Urn ill.
Fakm Wanted: State cash and
time price. Anson II. lirssKi.i,,
J-l")-oiir. Akron, Ohio.
Ii you want a lirst class Piano,
Organ or Sewing machine, call on
Frank S. Kiegle, Middlehurg, Pii.
Misses Kate and Anna Swiueiord
nf Millliuhiirg were the guests of I .
T. Khoads and wile the past week.
(let ease and comfort I in securing
Fancy Lounge or Cuch, beautiful
oiicsr.t II. L Walter's, Middlehurg,
F. II. Maurer, New Per'iin,
ways ottering special bargains.
Ins special announcement in tins is
('. II. Dunkelbergor, recently up
jmiiited .storekeeper and ganger, does
nut expect an assignment betiirc.Jan.
It is an extraordinary oiler, hut
line dollar pays for the Post irom
new until the opening of the next
cent 1 1 rv.
Miss Sallic (Jrimni of Millliuhiirg
wastheguest of herhrother, Attornev
Grimm and faiiiilr, several davs
Turkeys Wanted. Six thoiisaui
(Kiiniils of Turkey wanted at F. II
Maurer s, New Berlin, on Dec. llUh
Dr. M. Roth rock of Fremont
a eandiilate for the jsition on the
iK'iision hoard to he vacated hv Dr
A. M. Smith.
J. L. Varner, the wide-awake
hardware dealer of Mt. Pleasant
Mills, was a Middlehurg visitor on
Fora nice Christmas present, get
h limey shirt, a pair of kid cloves or
me U'autiful neckwear nt II. Oj-
iilieuner s, Seliiisgrove. lit.
Tim Masonic LodgeofSclinsgrovc
'ill hold its annual haiitiuct at the
M'ystone J lotel. lucsday cvcnintr.
-if. 21, 189S, at r. M.
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lh?re is somethinir f'orCliri.stuin
II. Maurer of New Ucrlin sells
mixed candies from 5 to I4e.: choc
olate ilrons, 14c.: liandkcrehiefs. Cm.
r)0'.; towels, Ge. to 8 1 .80. 'Jt.
M. Ii. Kreeireraiul II. I. S hnure
f Selinsgrove and A. Z. Schoeh of
"looinshurg iwssutl through this
plaw last Friday evening on their
ay home from a hunting trip.
You ran have the Post from now
Mil Jan. 1, 1000, for only one dol
w ish-in-advaitoe. If you uro io
Jfars, puy up your Hulwcription to
teand one dollur extra, and we
m da-the rot. ' 2t.
MIDD L KBtJRQH, SNYDER CO..
Friday, Saturday and Suuday we
had a sort of a western blizzard.
Miss Dollie Hottenstein of" Sha
mokin Dam is visiting Sheriff Hitter
Frank Sjeeht has gone to Ilern
don where he accepted a position as
compositor on the Ilerndoti Star.
If you want a first class Piano,
Organ or Sewing machine, call on
Frank S. lliegle, Middlehurg, Pa.
Miss Ijong of near Liverpool,
J Perry County, has bini visiting W.
I. daruian and wife the past week.
The second scriesof Ilcv. Caspar's
marriage record appears on the in
side pages of this issue. Do not
I). K. Ila.is, wife and sous,
Charles and Kusscl, attended the
funeral of Mr. Haas' brother ntSha
inokiii. II. ( )ipcnhciiurr of Selinsgrove
pays cash for all kinds of furs, such
as foxes, musk rat.-, etc. The high
est prices are alwayso'.lercd. PJ-l-ot.
Fancy 1 tuckers that will make
beautiful and handsome Christ mas
presents as low as !? 1.50 and as high
as J 10 at II. . Walter's furniture
store, Middlehurg, Pa. tf.
On Friday of last week, Deeemher
ninth, Samuel Witteninyer of this
place was ninety years of age and is
still a well preserved man. He was
one of the earliest settleis of this
county, and pos.-os.-ing 'a retentive
memory, he can relate some interest-!
ing history concerning local matters.
The remains of Henry P.uilingtnu
of L.atircltoti, a firmer resident ol
this place, were interrc 1 in the l'a-
ioii cemetery at this ,
day. II- -ti!!eiv.l f.-,,.
nf pneumonia ere h"
I V death. t'"l I ;:1
ae.Ma-t 1 in:r-
M-rvices v. ire
held in the I'liite.! '!
Key. Hover elliri.n
was aged .'-7 y a: s.
Tliursday evening !a -i Atom ev
il. II. (ii'iiiim went t.i !iis oliiee !.!
theliauk buiidiiig t'ig 1 a chair in
attend the entertainment at the
teachers' institute. l-'imiing !ii
chairs all taken out i.e 'mrrowed one
(roui P..iver v Pawling. The hall
lamp vns not lit, and in coming to
tiie lirst flight o I .-! airs he stepped too
far and fell to the 'datforui.
not realize thai he was hurt
until the entertainment was nearly
over when his left foot began to pain
him, and upon reaching home he dis
covered he had a severe sprain in Lis
instep which grew gradually worse,
lie is now unable to walk and could
not attend court. His physician
says it will take a good while before
he can be uloiit again.
Mr. Wm. Boyer.
On Thursday occurred the death
of Mr. Win. A. Dover at his home
on North First Street, from typhoid
lever. lie had Urn ill several weeks,
Deceased was aged -8 years and va
born iu Freeburg, Snvder County,
where his father now resides. II
is Mirvivod hv his wile.
The funeral will take place on
Monday Iron the Lvangehenl church.
The J. O. O. Fellows and Protected
Home Circle, of which organizations
deceased was a member, will assem
ble at the house at l:o( p. m. and
from there proem! to the church.
The pall beard's will he Messrs. J.
P. MeClure, 11. W. Walter, J. O.
Lawrenif, J. T. Pross, John lvoda-
haugh and C. W. 1 lower. Ivev.
Dunhip will officiate. I lower and
Son will lnttho funeral dirtrtors.
The widow will receive $2,000
Ironi the I'rotwtwl Homo Circle,
S 100 from the I. O. O. Fellow and
$50 from the Ilutlalo Camp.
iSIr. Itoyer was nn excellent citizen
and kind huslmnd. Ho had ninny
triends and his untimely death has
cast an overshadowing gloom among
WHAT ONE DOLLAR WILL DO.
As a Special Holiday
scrihers we will accept new subscriptions ami upon the pav
inentof only OX JO DOLLAR down, we will send the POST
lrom that date to January 1,
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.... .... .-iin.-rii.-i.i t.ui i.ihi- ii'ivaniage ol this
I remarkable offer by paying up arrearages t the regular rate
of $l.f0 per annum. This is a m..st liberal oiler and it
must lie accepted at once to lie of the mo t value. Send y
in vour name and voiir dollar, to
chough w. wa(ii:.si;llki;, -
Middlehnrgli, Peiina. If
Amazing Yield of Tomatoes,
i.'i: v. ii . i i
hli iig.of.NiitierstownJias made
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an experiment in cultivating Imna-
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t(ws upon which he hasobtamed sat-
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islactorv results. He planted wu
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Mine, Iron i seed known as the stone
variety. The yield was '. bush
els, lor which he received S 1 r)7. 1 ',
delivered at Chanibersburg totieo.
D. Mcllvaiue, who siiipHil them to
Marlin.-biirg W. Va. The cost of
plowing, cultivating, planting, pick
ing a::d hauling Mr. Zug Kept an
teniicd account of, as fbllows :
Picking and hauliii
t m i:t ! ' n-
i ol;. ;
.i tu . . a.-n
ir. .ug p
I O!l V llll'.l I :H
e!s in the ei
Id ei I I ii ;
aini'iinii i in
lor the i.i.!.!.-
e ! to :;;i"'l.H:t.
:i:,,l ,.n;; -i
. ".l I '
I' lowing ,
' 'iitling. .
-eeti that the net
the tolllilio Cl'iili
cecils (Vol. i
troiii the coin crop
-jl.i.ot', a prnlit ot ?.,). I. i.i e-ce.-s
of the corn crop.
The experiment was made for
Kothwell, Lovett A- Co., of Martina
burg, W. 'a., to whom the tomato
crop was coii.-igned by Mr. Mcll
vaiue, their agent and who furnished
Contracts were made with a numlcr
of farmers to cultivate tomatoes for
the altove firm, but Mr. Zug was the
only one to keep an iteniiziHhi.rount.
The Opinion learns that satisfactory
resultswere obtaiiunl in tnativ in-
stances, the exception U-ing oh slate
land where the dr..uth alUvtwl the
4 , ',,1.1.. r. I,,,IIIV 4. lV'.
soil that will retain moisture,
. . ;siuniner for the -V. acres This
1 he experiment of Mr. ug was I v,:. hu m llf a,ni t..((m tlu, s;mu,
a j.roiiounceil sucirss and will ',,. round averagcvU ir bu-he)s to the
doubt greatly aid in the project ot ;u.v
. ..... . .,
esiaoiisinng a canning tactorv ui
Chanibersburg. The factory at M;ir
tinsb'irg has U'en a source of great
revenue to the fanners ef 1 Jerk ley
I'M. PiksT. In your issue of IXr.
1st, in the communication from the
Ilerndon Star, the wrrespondent
wishes to know why the Ferrymen
smile, and asks who can tell? I can
tell whv thev sinileM. Thev lmil
black siieep in the Hock who sold
out hissUiek and gave the opposite
urtytho control ling interest. I he
jHTSon most iutetesttxl resides at
Ilerndon and wears a monkey cap.
fort Tre vcrton, Pa., Deo. 1 3, '98.
if nI. L.
inducement to secure new
1 !(), or until April 1, IS!l)
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v j Rogg-Simpson Wedding.
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Hie ( oiislantine, Michigan, . -
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r" ,mr of .Novemlier I, savs :( )ne
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ot tn! IiauilsoiiKst weilihns ever
witnesstMl in southern Michigan oc-
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,ur,eil,t H"' home of Mi-s. Amelia
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p.-on on c tiie..av ev
ening the Kith iust. at, o'c'lock.
I he contracting parties were Mis-
K. Llauchc Simpwtu and Mr. Theo
dore Long Uogg, of Dis Moines
Iowa. '1 he hpi-eojal ceremony wa.
perfornied by I!ev. Walter Seott, of
ilristol, Indian;!. There were no
bridimaid-. The bride vva- given
in marriage by i-i r brother, I r. .1.
C. Simpson. o Wa-iiii!"ioo. I). ('
I ami the groom wa-attende.1
, brother, Mr. ( !,:i !!!.-'. ,
I Moines, w h, ae'. d !,r-.
r . '.
! a I .-,
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e-t - ;a
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llal.d--. A in, ,::g 1 M. ,,i;i ,,!' t . 1 1 i ; t ! -.
-A-Te Mr. ! Mr-. I,'.,!, it '
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Moi.-es i.-v.::. i - . i, i,.. ... : . 1 ' 1,1
Li-'iig :i-!el- ui l!,- !.!,,.. Mi-.j!''1'
!!' ..'.: i- a .-i-,. i' M:--. H. V, . ... , " 'l
of . t' t i 1 1 : r 1 1 ! . ri 1 1
A Former Snyder Couiit:.'.a
pv the t..!o-A iilg
Week - Centre I l.iil .'. ..
I'l lilies to one w !lo ti.riM.
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in .-inner ,,i u v a::, i- w.-'
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here, we give it -, tee ;
l-'railk I',oUet-i,, ,. e,-t I", i gii-touti-hip's
h-adiiig ei;i.:,-ii- ii, i.,
farmers, can -how r,--u!i- in tiir.-nii
j Tin v yi-a,s ago he rai--d -Inn
i hu.-hcD of wheat from L':'. a.-res.
His clover on the same ground hav
ing a luxuriant growth, it yields!
' "'" l ir,T " ,'""! l!;lv after
' '"T1 iWU' .v,ar- "'d-
.v'ar he mowed t!ic '!'' acres
p""' -"t !,a.v l l!l,l'ir" i'or eight
' lu'l'MS' 'ul '""'atile, and had four
! "'nf oi iiiiv to
. . . . i I
in, aim larvcsted
ll i i
j ti") bu.-hcls ot clover-ccvl t!ie same
Frank Ilowersox is a ginnl farmer,
i t.u i
i-....i null,, inuu wiaipu vou can
hear wl eu he is around, but the
above facts speak loudei than words.
In the years away kick when Frank
tanned iu Penii town-hip, he had a
dog that was ' tbund of niutUm, hi
much so, that he killed five tine
slurp for the editor of the tiqwrkr
one night; this accident is the occasi
on ot pleasant twitting when Frank
strikes our sanctum. That dog did
not live long thereafter may have
landed in gome other dime' to get
arter the same slurp.
H. K Walter of this place has a
full aud complete line of building
and cabinet hardware ou hand.
Prices reasonable. Call to aee the
Teachers' Institute Proceed
The list Institute of Snyder Co.
was called to order bv Co. Sunt
!.,.( l. . t . . .
. ..... iiiihinu ju 11 ), C'lOCK. 1 1 1
folIoU Our ..111. ........ I. ....... I . W
"'"' - n: 'ieeiei I : ll"e
I res., II. S. Hornberger; Sr., 1.
F.Smitl-; Ass't. Sr., Sumner Snv
ser; Tresis., Ira Kline.
The county superintendent ap
iintcd the following teachers as re
porters to the county . Ad
auixburg llrr,t!,l, Aininou Mir-er;
yr It.m, .). A. Shadier; Middle-buru-
Post, .las. C. Kliugler;S..liMs-
grove iiii4V,i; ... I',. (ihi.-;S
grove J rih mi,; II. s. Horn
loseii remarks by our
worthy Co. Suj.t., the In-liliite sing
"America" and t lu-n :n I j. n i until
!NI V V AI I'KtlNMO.v.
In-titute wa- called ,. order bv
the Sup?. Alter -inuing a niini'ie'r
Dr. A. K. Maltbv,
riuciiia: ot the Norm-, S.-h,-.!
Slipjicry Uoek, I';,., -....is int Pk llle.-d!
and talked to th.- Institute, on
"Talks on .Nature Study."
I e:: h.-r- -liould wb.it t'i.-'
w i-h to tea.-h. Aga-.-i -tiulied na
ture, not I k.
'oinpare .N.-iiiir- with I i -i-. I.
.Nlolllil I - 1 1 J i, ire
Singing :-l I vi.n-
Pin Ui.ii I, lea.
:i I 'orr. -t
Dr. M. f,
Net. vva- inirodm
Uellediet, I'lote of
1 1 i ;:i;i
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P. -p, ,-... V. !1. K!i.;..'
it -t Mi i
-,.; m ii-:.-.
K-' -r, , i ; l i
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rt, .u a
Mo v. r ,-t 1-V.eliili-.'- I r:it!-,n. 1
-The Ib'root Manil.i." A. W. Mu-
,T , ,f i e:i veft.iwu; I i-rilv.i, ,!i. h '
eip'iiie va i-i!- 1 1:-: n;,-: !, ,ii." T. A. 1
:t!.r ,. ii.iiuoki.-i Iaiii; Mi:--.-,
Oration; P.rm. William i:.-.e.!g ..t;
Middh burg; S,., Miss Sara '. j
( iia-s of Freeburg; Mii-ie. ( )relnrr:.i;
1 lie teachers ot this program .re,
highly coiiunen led in their respec
tive parts The Court II-u-e wa-
aekol w i tli people. '
Institute vva- called to order bv
Supt. pMiwerxox. Singitrg "tiuidc
meO'I'hoii ( iie.it .Ichovah." Rev.
McLaiu read lth chapter of St.
John, id-o led the Institute inprav pr.
Singing ; "Thoughts of Wonder."
Dr. Maltbv addressed the Insti
tute on 'Primary (icographvund
Nature Study." The talk was inter.
csting, and a crtlit the dm-tor
Singing: "Watch on the Pliine."
Next Dr. Penedict, ou "Attc-tiou
and How to Cain It." 1. i;v sv.
chology. "J. IVlagogieal. Singing
ofa tiuuiU'rof sehrtious.
lioll Call. Dr. Maltbv on "The
Little Cotton Plant." The doctor
recited pvin to illustrate their
plant, also by drawing-. "Selmol
Habits," by Ueno Snyder. This
essay was well read aud carefully
pryiwrcd. The superintendent ap
pv)iuttl the following committee on
resolutions: T. A. Wagner, Ceo.
Aurand, IJlly Herman, Harvey
Ueluett; ou memorial : J. R Hutl,
liottie Spiingler, Mellie Keinpfer,
Lydia Fisher, D.F. liow. Adjouru-meut.
VOL. 35. NO. 49.
Singing: '-.Jesu. TJ. C;,rterS-id.''.
winging 'n-ath the ()( Apj.l
J ree." Dr. Pej.edi.-t lie :iin took ill,
silliprt of '-Atieiition.
r," a n I L.t
' "f ( )ur Flag.'"
u-'i i j;.- .!i:lercnt
id- 1 ii- we Iinve
nev uen V I
po.ie oil t lit :.
I he ..oi'li if e.irn-
the eo!. us (
III: ll .
1 i.i tt.'u r's .-ouatry
d'M'lor WIS lli.rl.l-. n,L
TI l i'. V
sox iiitrodii.-.d .Mn-v
ofCatawi-a win, -i,uvl
-"l.je.-t: '-Mi-tai,,, of t.
the Lev. ' 1!.. ,;.,
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VV I s
'H!l t Ho
'a i-:;.e;. y u
In-tit. ite wa- ,-a!I., ,,, ,,r,Ur I,,.
iiierintriiil,-ur. in.ri. n"
warn. i,rl-t,aaSo!,i;,r." ,,.V((til,
ejiere..-s u;-r,- , ,,,,
Mr. X.-ti: .-;
paper on -What .
'"it i,v :.v.
I i-aeiiing." S,
'!:' ' U "Ile!:i-
M. aiyer r.-ad
for :!:,. 'I'.,
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hv all pre-e,,;. 1 1
iiid was eujoved
gave tiie l:-a,-!ler-
eiiougii to think
n f'od, and
Tli i '!,;. vv vi.iijmm;.
The Institute wa- ealh-i! t , ,,r,,,,.
by Supt. Uowerxox. Singing, ..( ,,.
I'hou Almighty King." I ,.v. ;i.,
al exercises were conducted ,v !,v.
-lcl.ain wh.. read loth chapter
t or. Nnging, "America
A.' I I .
i -, , . i -i
uon, t,K-a; instiMite di-tricts to re
main the same a- hist vetir. '.'l'K.
Necessity of Tcachm- Cwl,,,. v..:
thmetie" was dUei:,.,! ,v (
Smith. Singing, "Tii.'igllts of
Wonder." -Profitable SupnVniciit
ary Work" was diseuse,l bv t ;.
WalUirn. Singing, "The"Mu Is
Come." KolUall. Local hUi
tute ivinmittees were apmintcd bv
the sujHTintendcnt. Dr. .1.
Welsh, Principal otthe PUmi.sbi-rg
Normal S-hool, addressiil the Insti
tute on the 'Human P.rain." The
doctor presented the subject with a
model of the human brain. Siii"ing
"Little Cherry Plossom." Dr. Malt
by addressed the Institute on "The
Educational Ideal." He portrayed
it by a very go.! drawing. J0hu
Krown said when on the sea-Hold,
"I die aii uoble kfcal.'" Siugiug,