The Middleburgh post. (Middleburgh, Snyder Co., Pa.) 1883-1916, March 22, 1900, Image 1
OBO. W. WAOBN8SLLBB, Editor and Proprietor. LOCAL NEWS. A Week's News Dished up in Small Quantities Visitors in Town During the Past Week-Other News of Interest. J. 0. Schocli is kept busy doctor ing horses. The shoe factory now has all the orders they can till. License court will be held in Mid dleburg, Friday, April 27th. Miss Ma.ie Beaver is visiting her brother, James, in Mittlinburg. Thirteen inches of snow fell last Thursday and Thursday night. The Ladies' Mite Society will render a cantata in the near future. The County Commissioners have put down a new floor in the Pro thonotary's office. Mrs. W. P. Feese last week visit ed friends and relatives at Beaver town. Dr. Shiller, the white glove and stove pipe hat physician, was in town last week. James Beaver, one of Mifllinburg's active business men, was in Middle burg last week. Hiram Siegfried and wife of Se linsgrove recently visited K. C. Wulter and wife. Miss Maud V. Mensch of Union County is visiting Hon. (J. Alfred Schocli ami wife. John R. kreeger, Assistant Cash ier of the hank, has Ihmmi housed up with sickness for the past few days. J. A. Lombard of Selinsgrove paid his reseets to the Post and found the editor out. Come again, Joe. Misses Krma Magee of K reamer and Dora Mensch of Mifllinhurg Monday visited Dr. J. W. Orwig and wife. Rev. S. Aurand, the new Evan gelical pastor at Centreville, was in town Saturday and made a pleasant call at this office. Look out for Rev. C. M. Sheld on's "Robert Hardy's Seven Days." The Post will soon begin to publish this popular story. Foil SALE. A new butcher wa gon, one of the latest styles, wdl be sold cheap. Impure of A. W. Bow ersox, Middlcburg, Pa. tl. C. Morris Showers of Pennscrcek was at this office Monday to order sale bills for the personal property of the late Valentine Walter. A teachers' normal school will open in Middleburg Monday, April 2:3rd. For particulars, address A. A. Killian, Middleburgh, Pa. tf. Wanted. Good veal calves will Ikj bought at highest market prices. J. L. Wiseman, 3t. North 3rd St., Ijcwisburg, Pa. William Hummel, the convicted murderer, has confsssed to killing his wife and her three children. The confession was made to Sheriff Gam ble. Senator Edwin Hummel, Drug gist J. Howard Ulsh, Editor J. G. Leeher and Ticket Agent A. W. Smith were at the county seat Sun day by sleigh. Haymond Katz of Canton, Pa., who has rented the corner store of Mrs. Schoch, will be here with a full line of Clothing and Gents' Furnish ing about April 1st. Increases of pension have been granted as follows: Alvin M. Car penter, Beavertown, from $8 tot 10; Adam Sholly, Pallas, from $16 to $17; Charles O. Lenig, Kreamer, Spanish-American War, original pension of $8. MIDDLEBTTRGH, SNYDER CO., Subscribers of the Post, who will change their address this spring, should notify us at once. In writ ing be sure to give the old as well as the new address. E. I). H. Walter, one of the promising young men of Franklin Township, oalfod at thin oltice MflH-H day morning to have the executor's notice of the George Shambaoh estate 1 in the Post. The Spring Telephone Company put a phone in the Washington House last week and substituted a very convenient desk phone in the prothonotary's office for the one formerly in use. A new postoffioe has been granted for Doodlctown, two miles west of this place. The name of the office is Kissimee add the postmaster is S. G. Mover, and it will be kept in A. II. Mover's store. Mrs. Savilla Wales of Cando, Tower county, North Dakota, has been spending the past two months with her father, Henry Shaffer, near Kissimee. She will leave lor her western home this week. Money WANTED.- There is wanted by April First $2000 to $2,- '500 as a loan to be secured with some of the best real estate in Sny der County. Address "Loan" care of Post, Middleburg, Pa. 3-22-2t. Harry E. Bolender Saturday even ing shot a large wild goose. It meas ured five feet two inches across the wings and weighed 9 pounds. It is unusual lor wild geese to lie around at this season of the year. John H. Miller, ofStrode's Mills, Mifflin county, one of the administra tors of the estate of ( 'apt. Lewis Miller, was in town Saturday. The administrators' notice appears in the Post. The personal property will be sold Friday, Mar. 30th, We desire to secure the services of a reliable salesman in your vicini ty to handle our lubricating oils and greases. Liberable proposition and favorable prices. Address with references, Til K AMERICAN PETRO LEUM Product Co., Findlay,Ohio. Josiah Biugaman and his son-in-law, Geo. S. Kline of Middleswarth, Judge Riegel of Adamsburg and C. A. Manbeok of Franklin twp. were callers at this office Saturday. Mr. Kline will move to Liutown near Lewisburg. The Post will follow him. You can find bargains at Mrs. E. C. Aurand's Millinery Store. Spriug Hats, Lace aud Embroideries, Shirt Waists, Skirts, Gents' Shirts, Col lars, Ties. etc. All customers pur chasing $1.00 worth or more will have the choice of a prize. This offer isgoudobly tor three weeks. !t. The town council Monday even ing decided to lay down a flag stone walk across the Flats irotn Lesher's "Dry Run Bridge" to Bowes' lot. There must be a good solid stone foundation and Hummelstown Flag Stone. Bills will be received Sat urday. Wm. Rcigel, ex-county Treasurer, and family are moving to Adams burg this week, where he will open a confectionery store and ice cream parlor. During the three years' stay here Mr. and Mrs. Riegel made many warm friends who regret to see them leave the town. We wish them abundant success in their new venture. ' We wish to call the attention of money lenders to the advertisement "Money Wanted" in this issue of the Post. The party has good un encumbered real estate in Snyder county to put up as security. Ap plication tor the loan can be made through this office and will be promptly fowarded to the interested parties. The security offered is all ' right Ed. Post. Rt-V. CHARLES M. SHELDON AND HIS HOME. I! you want your hair cut with out steps or a nice easy shave and a refreshing shampoo, go to A. E. .i .i i 'I.. .I. nnics, in tne nanx uuiKtiniroiie door i ist d the Post Office, in room with the drug store, A clean towel to each eiistomei anteed. satisfaction guar- An Arkansas editor in a lit of des pi ration dashed oil the following The wind bio wet h, the water Howettl, Vttturn Grunted, the fanner soweth, the subscriber Letters of administration in the oweth and the Lord knoweth thai estate of John Sliawvor, late of Ad weare in need of our tines; come a , ams township, deceased, were grant runnin'ere we go a-gunnin', thist.d March llj to Benneville Walter. thing of minimi gives us the blues. The Town Council has elected Jas. (i. ( 'rouse as their attorney for the coining year. Instead of diet ing a treasurer this year, to whom a commission would be paid, the council has made the cashier of the First National Bank the treasurer to handle the account as they would an individual's, viz. without commission, Mrs. Lvdia A. Romig ami Aspen Glase of Kantz and Prof. Win. Mover id Freeburg were in the court house Saturday to probate the wil! of the late Isaac B. Romig. While here Mrs. Romig left an order for us to publish the executrix Mil i'i U' III1 I VII lu tullliil in 'UJ i i mii . i . . i i Post. ......... ... The Post last week gave its readers an idea of what Rev. '. M. Sheldon's edition of theTopeka Cap ital was like. As yet only one copy of the paper has reached this office. This week we publish a picture of Rev. Sheldon's home. We will soon begin the publication of Rev. Sheldon's story "Robert Ilardv's Seven Days." This story has not yet been published and was purchased by us at an immense fig- lire, because tin itory should be read It will betriu early by everybody in April. After all, tlie farmer's lot isa rea sonably happy one. lie may have occasion to complain ol tramps in Summer; of cheeky and inconsiderate sportsmen, who go over his fields aud tread down his grain and grass; of the weather that is too dry or too wet, thus injuring his crops, and of losses by sickness among his cattle, but every man that is in business meets with misfortunes. He has pure water and healthy air, both of which are denied to people in the oities, and if he has not good fruit and vegetable, excellent poultry and meets, and agreeable visitors, it is his own fault. There isnotan edit or anywhere who does not wish he ', was a farmer Lumber Wanted. We are in the market for all kinds of lumber including nine, hemlock, ash, etc. We can ffrf lot of paper wood and we will mj the highest cash prices. Write prices and specifications. M. H KviP A Co., 4-22-3t, Sfcwnokin.Pa. PA., THURSDAY, MA R. 22, 1900. COURT HOUSE CHIPS Of'fMis F.nii ri-. tor Raeortl. Isabella, and I'm njainin Broxius to 11 '' Martin, 1 acre and 56 perches 1 Petty township for $225. Mary L Schrawder Bnd Henry II., her husband, to E. F. Schraw der, 3 lots in Port Treverton for 8350; In idv iMrffa .( Letvis Miller, Into of Franklin township, deceased, March 17th to John II Miller, of Strode's Mills, and Sarah Miller ..f Franklin township. Will- Prolmml. The last will and testament 'of Isaac B. Romig, hue of Penn twp., was probated Saturday. William Mover ol Freeburg and Aspen Glace were the witnesses and Lvdia A. Romig, the widow, is the executrix and the sole heir of all the property during her natural lite. The last will and testament of George Shambach, late of Franklin township, was probated Monday. E. ' ""-iij.il. auer was nanieii as iih ex l If It' I . I .i ecutor. The property is to be di vided into four equal shares, to It given to his four children, Mary A. Smith, Robert A. Shambach, Chas ('. Shambach and Harvey E. Sham bach. Nnrrijixi' I.m i'iisim,. ( Benj. 1''. Hoiisewerth, Evendale, Jane Seirer, Richfield, f Jas. W. ( Yossgrovc, Limestone T., (Cora A. Bailey, Centre twp. K reamer, Salem. Pallas, u ( entre twp., it ti Paxlonville, I Anion J. Benfer, I M. Verdilla Row, I .lames Bickhart, Eva Laura Shaffer; I Albert II. Kuhiis, Clara S. Buyer, I John I. Hotnmel, (Ida E. Fike, ttenryM. Herman Dead. Henry M. Herman, one of the oldest citizens of Franklin township, died Sunday at his home north of this place. He had been sick for five months with a complication of ailiiients. He leaves a widow and several children to mourn his de parture. He was buried Wednesday morning at the Salem church in Centre township. Aged about 70 .vears To the Deaf. A rich lady, cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear Drums, gave $ 10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to procure the Ear Drums may have them free. Address No. 10327 The Nicholson Institute, 780, Eighth Avenue, New York. 1-25-ly. Mrs. Dr. H. H. Bordner Dead. Shamokin Dam, March 20. Sh ainokin Dam mourns over one who was loved bv many, The an gel ol death ever reminds us of tin uncertainty ol life. We are com pelled to chronicle this week the demise ol a well-known lady ot our little villa ge. The deceased is Susannah Olivia, the only daugh ter ol Join d Mary ( iross, who was born at Shamokin Dam, Snyder County, Pa. May 10, 1854. She was married to Dr. H. H. Bordner Jan. H, 177. This family was blessed with seven daughters and one son, as follows : 1. Lovetta Scdalia, born 1 HJS. 2. Sherman Goudell, horn 1800. 3. Mary Alvesta, hem 1881. I. Infant, died 1881. "). Sarah Lillian, liora 1884. (. Minnie Minerva, horn 1387. 7. Ella Dolena Gross, born 1895. 8. Olevia E valine, horn 18DS. Mrs. Bordner became a member of the M. E. Church while unite young having Urn led thereto by the loving .hand of a true Christian mother. She departed this life on W ednesday morning, at 9:30 March I I, 1900. Two .l her daughters preceded her to the other world fifteen years ago. She is survived by a husband, " daughters and 1 son. The members of the family extend their thanks to the choir md friends tor assistance rendered during their mournful days. She was buried in the cemetery at the Dam on Sunday afternoon at 'J ociock. Kcv. li. if. r ortner offici ated at the obseouies. i 'vi:i s Sinn:. The Sheldon Stories. We have inanv good reports from our readers in behalf of b'ev. Shel don's "In His Steps" the religious story that the Post published from August to January. W e also have been receiving reotiests to publish more of Sheldon's stories. We are alwas strivinir to please and we never turn down a popular request. In view ot these things, we have purchased at a very large price the two popular stoiies from Kcv. Shel don's pen, "Robt. Hardy's Seven Days" and "The Crucifixion ol Philip Strong." In April we will begin the publication of "Robt. Hardy's Seven Days" and "The Crucifixion ot Philip Strong" will follow as soon as c can complete the former. These stories are copy righted and the Pobt has purchased the exchttiive mm oj tin fojtyriffht of these tdorie in SnydtT ( bunty. Rev. Sheldon's "In Hlfl Steps" made him a reputation that i- world wide. Last week we published a synopsis of the I Christian daily news paper Kcv. Sheldon published be ginning March 13th and ending Monday of this week. Get your friends to join the throng of POST subscribers and get the best religious stories written in the English langiiageto-day. Primary School Department. The undersigned wdl open a primary school in the primary de partment on Monday, Apr. 30th. Pupils from the intermediate and primary departments arc invited to come. The minimum tuition of seventy five cents for six weeks will admit any and all pupils from the primary and intermediate grades. :-22-4t. William Romig. Died. March 10, near Hotter, this coun ty, Philip Kerstetter, a brother of David Kerstetter of this place. March 18, near Hotter, a child of Jonathan LefHer and wife, a grand child of Philip Kerstetetter who died Monday. VOL 31. NO. 12. FREKBURtt. S. D. Kauffman ami family mov ed to McAlisterville. S. (j. Hilbisll has been on the sick list lor the pa-t few days. Commissioner George F. Miller spent Monday at the county scat. Mrs. Geo. K. Mover has gone to ouubury to remain i j i time with her daughter, Mrs. I. F. Apple. A uiiiubcr of our citizens were disppointed by the sudden disappear ance of the sleighing on Mmidav. Miss Pauline Sciiuee of Fremont, who has been visiting among friends lor a few days, returned home Sun day. Lewis Gemberling and Grant Kilter ol Salem visited during Sun day the hitter's mother, Mrs. Alice Hepner. .1. Cliflor.l M oyer, accompanied by one of his gentleman friends of Northumberland, spi nl Sun lav with his parents. Mrs. Margaret Mover i- spending some lime in Reading, having Keen called there by the illness ofher son 1 avid '. Lover. Quillings still average I wo a W eek. The ladies ot the Reformed church are preparing a while ipiilt as an Faster gilt to the rpliaiis' Home nl Wound's I orl. No lime or labor has been spared by them to make it as beautiful as any (hey have vet made. ALINE, b'ev. S. E. Davis i getting ready to rebuild his house. The Shetterly boys sold their land to II. A. Ehright. i. W. kemrcr of Sti ptown was the guest ot .1. 15. Underkoffler. II.. I. W. Boyer of Oriental was the guest of H. K. Hornberger. Ben Brousis moved to Gratis 'as! 'I hiiisday. They hail a snowy drive. The dd time w inter came around again on Thursday last w it!; lots ol snow. S. (i. Martin ol Aline has gone to Milroy where he has secured em ployment, Christ K House and wife were the guests ot 1 1. A. Foltai Kiioiisetown last Sunday. John Hilbert's sale was well at tended on Friday last and things brought lair prices. The meeting at the St. Thomas church closed one evening last week with a lew conversion-. Tuesday of this week we all heard H. K. Hornhcrgci our law aue tioueer. He had a sale at S. Thomas' one mile north-easl ol town. KREAMER. A. '. Smith was in Scliusgrove Monday. Henry Bickel was to Middleburg Thursday. Miss Amelia Thomas i.- visiting friends in town at present. Miss Erma Magee was in Mid dleburg Monday between trains. Miss Edna Smith ol Selinsgrove visited relatives in town Thursday. Thomas Deitrich and family vis ited friends at Shamokin Dam Sun day. ('has. Landis aud wife visited the tatter's parents near Freeburg Sun day. Frank Thomas moved toSiinbury Monday and Samuel Rumbach into the hotel. Cbaa. Bickel and wife of Rush town visited his parents near Free burg over Sunday. John Kinney and wife and Miss Carrie Gemberling and brother, Les ter, of Salem visited the family of J. F. Walter Sunday. Cbas. Ienig, a Spanish-American war veteran, was granted eight dol lars a month pension with back pension. Good luck for you, Charles.