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ur latest Stales
latest Creations in
of fine Hrt
IKaknfrare tot 1901
y A Postal will (etch you a Salesman
letter Deaoa? Envelope?
ZEbeg'te j(m buns
IF" A postal will fetch you Specimen
Geo. W. Wageneeller, Rdlter and Proprietor.
Kites: Oae Dollar Per Annan, in Advance.
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(TSTT PSNNA. DECEMBER 20.1900
Then will be no paper next week.
Tin" hunting neudn cloeed lust Satur
A nice variety f ralnyday skirin at I
Young America is "tit on the loe en
joying the skating.
The public schools will close Friday
fur a week's vacation.
The (hoe factory will close Saturday
for a short holiday mtermisson.
The lucky bunny who escaped the
hunter this year must have bad the
bind foot f rabbit about him.
We still have a lurge varity of ladies
Children coats ana capes si uov
B. Wkis. Belinsgtove, ia.
An elegant artistic calendar, neatly
printed by skilled workmen, is just the
thing. Bee samples nt the office of the
The regular semi-annual meeting of
the Main Shoe Company, Limited, will
take place Monday evening, Jan. 14,
Bend in your orders for neat artistic
printing, envelopes, letter heads, pro
grams, pamphlets, sale bills, books and
Abraham Koons, of Centre township
was at the county seat Saturday and
lucune a new cash-in-advance subscri
ber to the Post.
Tim Christmas programme of the
United Brethren Sunday School will
be rendered on Tuesday evening, Dec.
25, 1900. The public la cordially Invited.
The ClUlstlrtM fruit cake ha bam
mada Home of it to like the Atchison
.jUlobe's plum pudding, and "stays in
the same place In the stomach rrom
fall until late in the spring."
A most acceptable Christmas present
for your distant friend would be a year's
subscription to the Middleburg Post.
One dollar sent in now will do the work
and you will get the Farm Journal four
Do not forget that after Dec. Slut,
our Farm Journal offer expires. Those
who have ordered the Journal will get
it for the time for which it is contracted,
but all orders for it must reach us till
Dec. 81, 1100.
WANTED General Agent in this
county to handle our line of watches
and appoint local agents. An energet
ic man can make big money easily,
rapidly and honorably. Write to-day.
National Watch Co., Beading, l'a.
An etl'ort will be made at the next
session of the Legislature to have a law
passed authorizing trolley companies to
carry freight, in whloh event the trol
ley in all parts of Pennsylvania will
compete very strongly with railroads
Notice ! We will pay the fare Imth
ways to customers from Adamsburg,
Beavertown, Middleburg and inter
mediate stations to purchase goods at
our store ten times the amount of the
fare or over. This oiler will be good
till January 1, 1901. H. Wkis, Kclins
grove, Pa. ll-29-4t
After Dec. 10th, 1900, I will have on
sale of my own manufacture whiskey,
all rye white for (1.75 gallon. Come
and get a gallon. Other grades from
12.25 to i gallon, by the quart from
"k to $1.50. J. L. Mahks,
12-8-8t. Middleburgh, Pa.
Go to A. E. Holes for a smooth easy
shave or up-to-date hair cut and head
deanted with a refreshing shampoo or
dandruff removed with his tonic. A
clean towel to each patron. Parlor in
bank building, one door- east of Post
ofliee. Satisfaction guaranteed, tf.
A correspondent of Printers'1 Ink gives
this advice to merchants : "Write a let
ter to some distant friend, telling him
al oiH your store, your goods, prices, etc.
After writing the letter, change your
mind and have It printed as a news
paper advertisement instead. You will
be surprised at the result"
Here is something with which to
"tart an argument : Two citizens were
talking, when one said : "Smith was
called upon the other day to decide a
Ut between Brown and Jones as to
when the twentieth century begins,
and he decided unfairly In favor of
Jones." !Why, what, what did Jones
say?" "He said 1900 and won." If
you read this to your friends nine out
f ten will say the decision was proper.
Oorrespndenta will please observe
that we desire no OOmmunloctionS next
Four Montgomery county hcIhkiI
districts, Tuesday, began proceedings
in the Dauphin County court to en
force payment of the State appropria
tion on the basis ol 15,500,000 a year.
Hi accordance with our usual custom j
... . .
giving tue employees a well-earned
vacation, there Will be no paper iSBUed
from this office next week. The office,
however, will be open everyday except
Christmas for t be reccpl Ion of subscrip
tions and orders for the neatestjob work
in the market.
rassmenl covering a
period of several
years, Mayor Adam t
master of Lancaster, aprominent law
yer ami politician and distinguished
soldier, committed Bulcide Thursday
night by inhaling illuminating gas in
his law office. He was aged 00 years.
No one can reasonably hope for
good health Utiles Ills bowels move
once each ihtv, When this is not at
tended to, disorders of the si oruncb
arise, biliousness, headache dyspep
sin aud piles si on follow. If you wish
to avoid these ailments keep youi
bowel regulai l taking Chamber
Iain's Stomach and Liver Tablets
when ri quired They are so casv to
take and mild and gentle in effect
For sale at tho Middleburg Drug
ill the Bht
yal Is to have a new industry,
ipe of a large steam sawmill
which has removed to thai
University Station, North Carolina.
The owners, Whitman Brolhors, have
purchased a piece of ground at the
western end of Wilson's lane and w ill
locate the mill at that point. They
think they can get euough limber in
the country about there to keep the
mill running several years.
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I he till. il u.r of l.rom I ...... I i It .'... lu .iff
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Sunbury that are beingUrged for posi
master of that burg, is perhaps only
exceeded by the number of prominent
citizens of the county who are urging
themselves to be candidates for sheriff
this fall. This "urging" business is a
great fad. We have been a looker-on
in politics for thirty-live years, and we
have never yet seen a man have the but
tons pulled oil' his clothes by an admir
ing constituency in their determination
to make him run for office. Milton
The Liverpool Sun is authority for
the information that the grave of Ad
am Coodling, who Was shot at his home
near Oriental several months ago, was
recently opened and a number of shot
taken from his head, to be used in evi
dence at the trial of Absolom M. Burn
er, accused for the murder of Goodliug.
The partition in the house where he
was killed, which ie'iddled with shot,
has been taken ogt' ami put together
again to he used in' court. A peach
tree about eight feet In height, which
stood close to, the" window, behind
which the assassin ti red the fatal shot,
lias also been taken 'o Mifflin to aid in
Snow Pell From a Hoar Sky.
A ipiarterof an inch of,snow fell at
Williiinisport during Saturday night,
while the sky was not obscured by a
single cloud. Dm m the ' Hurry the sky
was filled with stars, which could be
plainly seen. The strange phenomena
occasioned much surprise.
Watch Your Poultry.
It would be well at this time to cau
tion our residents to a strict watch on
their poultry pen until after the holi
days. Every year just about this time
the newspapers chronicle the deprepa
tions by poultry thieves and the latter
are especially active ut this time of the
the year. Keep your shot gun handy
and aim good when tltc time comes.
Calendars lor 19m.
Those who wish to gel out a nice
calendar for 1!K)1 should eall ut the
Post printing ofliee to see the mngni
fieient line of most handsome culen
dars. No more beautiful calendars wer
ever exhibited in this county. Give
your patrons a neat calendar; they will
hang it in their homes and stand as an
advertisement of your business during
the whole year. Place your orderearly.
Bargains at Carman's
Peter Garman, Mt. Pleasant
Mills is offering a new line of ladies
hats and millinery goods. Men's
bats 25 cents and Queenswarc at 3
cents a piece. ll-22-3in
NOT AX "AD." I 0
Borne ten years ago l was madei
ware I y a Stinging sensation that
mole was appearing on my left chc
under in v eve ami Heart lie nose.
paid no attention to it. ami only at It
intervals did it attract my attention
A small lump Bppeared,but it was
iiiML'iiifiraiit that it ilil not alarm mi
un) .,,,, thVl, V(..1v IIKOtwu.n be.
- ,,, ...... , u.,s,.oa.
tlnunllv nuttinc mv linger on it. One
da.v I 1 1 ii lie.' 1 1 1 I would do ill. Ibing up
and put -I niie -l rung iodine on it. That
opened it up and it seemed determined.
not in ben I, I ii it w hen it 1 1 id il had a vi
cious appearance an
id showed its real,
everal remedies unl
character. I trie.
:i "specialist," and it "got no Letter
fast." My mother had been ahiicteaV
Ibr years with caucer,and I wrote her
and she (old me to use the rcmedfl
w hleh I give you below, saying that shl
believed that if she had used it before
she bail become thoroughly diseased bfl
every pari It would have cured her.
Win n I noted in the papers that
was afflicted, many hundred symj
thetic letters came into me record!
mending this and that r. im dy, and
lllis one of the "-.inv!" W;i- recom
mended by nine mil of . -bowing1
that it had been I ried and mi e cry
instance had been cure. One friend
said thtll he had cured thirty eases
w ith it (free) and not one had ever ral
turned. It has now been two years
since I treated myself w ith this meth
od, ami as far as I can tell, I am w ell
Take the common ': -I u i . sorrel''
which grows in your yard, and w hich
children like to eat because ofitssonii
ness; mush it up into a pulp in some
vessel that w ill save all the juice Hint
would otherwise he lost; then put it ill
to a hag and sipleee out all the juice
onto a pewter plate to get some of the
acid from the metal; then put this out
'.." .11. rn.l. .til' Ill ,U 1 ..111.. lli"'MV
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J.,,.w - k. - ., .-., , ,:Ut 1,,,,'
Mo raw M.t , imi i.t x.i iiiti i" . . -
tie; ii iiie skiii is not nroKen, put a
drop of chloride of potash or lye on it
to break the skin and then apply the
::sorrel" on the cancer, just covering it
with thin coal If the "sorrel" gets too
thick, a little water will make it so that
it can be handled.
The pain will be severe, but it Is
otherwise harmless. It will stop hurt
ing in a few hours. Keep up these ap
plications; one every day, until the
cancer can be lifted out without any
pain. It took four days in my case-
The "sorrel " will cook the cancer,
hut does not eat as it does the flesh,
hence it eats all the flesh away and
lets the cancer loose. When you see
the cancer put " sorrel on it and not
onthe flesh. When the cancer is out,
heal the sore with any kind of healing
As I have been free to give you this
Without money and without price, be
you kind enough to give it likewise to
any sufferer whom you know of. Ev
ery unselli.sh and kind act you do ele
vates you and develops the divine
principle that makes us different from
Hoping that this will bring you a re
lict, and that it will not cost you nvi
cents, I am Yours fraternally,
J, A. W A VI, A Ml,
Glrard, Kan.. Sept., 20, liHin.
Sunday, Dec 16, 1900, was a happy
day for the pastor and people of the
Evangelical Lutheran church of Bern
vertown. The joyous occasion was the
re-opening of their new beautiful and
comfortable church building.
This people have repaired and beau
tified their place of worship so that both
the outward ami inward appearance is
very pleasing, and now they have a
good substantial church building.
The pastor, Uev. , P. Zimmerman,
has been faithful in his work, and his
people have stood by him thnt does
credit to a congregation.
After the morning sermon the pastor
made a financial statement, which
showed fifty-five dollars not provided
The congregation was then asked to
make up their deficiency and in a
short time there was more than enougli
The church whs then rededicated by
the iastor. This church is a part of
the Beaver Springs pastorate, the other
churcli being at Adamsburg, which
was extensively repaired during the
With botJf church buildings modern-
ized and beautified and no debt and a
naunla united and disposed to stand by
their efficient and energetic pastor, we
i C . el.iu uliurmi a itrrMarmmilu
mt lire, iney nave a wine suepueni
- . i t
and he a faithful flock.
mi ar ar r in
Miss LlUto Buck, who is working at
Sunbury, spent Sunday at home.
Alfred Hetmbach, of Franklin town
ship was ut the county seat Saturday.
Mrs, Gross and son, Philip, of New
Berlin, are visiting ut G. A. Schoch's.
Mrs. F. S. Kiegel and Mrs. Howard
Folk and children are visiting in Sun
bury. Mrs. David Helchley, of Fennscreek
is visiting ber many friends In town
John T. Moyer, of Freeburg, came to
Middleburg last Friday to become a
cash-in-advance subscriber to the Post.
Aaron J. Crosgrove reports that some
one bus borrowed his wall scraper aud
authorizes us to say that the jierson
who borrowed it shall return It at once
and never ask for it again.
W. J. Campbell, agent for the Tus
eurora Fertilizer Compauy of Port ltoy
al, wus in town Inst week and dropped
in to see the Post's complete printing
establishment. His company was or
ganized four years ago in opposition to
the trust. The llrst year they sold 4
tons of fertiliser, and this year they
sold 2000 tons. They own u building
410 feet long, built ut a cost of i20,000.
George W. Heaver of this place has lieen
appointed their local agent. This indus
try nurtured in our neighboring county
ought to be liberally patronized,
i 1 '.f!lr "
Preaching at Witmer's next Sunday
morning at 10 a. m.; Port Treyepton u
8 p. in. A hearty welcome to all. "
Kevival meetings at Daniel's every
night during Dec. Intercut excellent.
j. ii. 'Vj!jlwt''
A birthdav party was given at the
residence of J. C. Schoch Saturday
night in honor of their grand daughter,
Grace. A pleasant time was spent.
. a m
Select Vour Date.
Persons w ho propose to make sale
his coming spring should select their
late us early as possible and have it in
serted in the Post's sale register. The
notice will be inserted free in our sale
register if the bills are printed at this
THOUGHT THE PREACHER PERSONAL
Because a w oman thougl the preach
er was making personal remarks about
her. a woman in the Mcnnouite church
at .Mt. Carmel arose from her seal and
would have done the preacher bodily
harm. She was quieted down howev
er but when she reached home her
husband prayed foi her salvation ami
she broke out ailcW. The llUsbuml
brought her into submission aud the
MARRIED. Dec. II, at Centreville, by
Rev. S. Aumnd, Elmer I. Bailey and
Miss Emma J. Pontius.
Dec 0, at the home of the bride's par
ents, by Rev. H. M. Troutman, John
H. Kerstetter to Cora A. Marks, both
Dec. llth, at Middleburg, by Rev. J.
Sbambaeb, G. A. Bowersox of New
ton, Kansas, and Miss Mary Horner,
Dec 15, by Rev. K. E. Gilbert, Henry
E. Troup, of c.'itaw issa, to Catharine
L. Early, of Hyer, Neb.
Dec. 18, by Rev. Win, II. Boyer,
Win. E. Hummel and Gertrude E.
Gift, both of Franklin twp.
Dec.it, by Hey- E. F. Ott, Vernon J.
Gross and Katie M. Ilackenburg, both
Dec. 0, by Rev. J. I. Ktoneychlcr.
George Mitchell, of White Springs, to
Jennie A. Henry, of lVnnsereek.
A Pleasant Visit.
For tho Middleburg Post.
Saturday, Dec. 15, u number of the
members of the Grace United Evange
lical church concluded t o have a
good time. So they took by surprise
their pastor, who is holding re
vival services at their church, and
brought a lot of good things to cat and
went to Centreville to the parsonage
and took possession of the kitchen.
They had a sumptuous dinner which
we oil enjoyed, but especially Mrs.
Aumnd who is an invalid and can not
go away from home. After a social
time and prayer, they left for home,
but left a good time supply to keep soul
and body together. Many thanks.
I In IP RATA 111
ORGAN CONTEST CLOSED.
The Vailed Evangelical Church of Penncreek
Gets the Prixe.
The handsome Weaver chap 1 organ
offered by the Post to the church, Sun
day school or public school in Snyder,
County tnat would receive the largest
vote in a contest, has been won by thy
I'nitcd Evangelical church of Centre
ville. The congregation and their
friends worked In harmony faithfully
from the beginning to the last. Kor a
few counts at the beginning Hie Ebansr
Bar church of Washington township
was iu the lead, hut the fates changed
In favor of Centreville and they main
tained the lead to the last. ,
The Post wishes to thank the friends
of the United Brethren hiurch ut
Freemont, Ebene.er Church of Wash
ington township, Trinity Church of
Mc Kee's Hulf Fulls, us w ell us the ma
ny friends of the successsul compel it-
or for the interest they have Uiken In
this matter. We regret that we do not
have an organ to present to each one ol
phase congregations; but us we have
only oue to offer, we must award the
same to the congregation having the
largest number of .votes. Hence we
name The United Evangelical iiurch
of Penh's Creek as the w inner. The oi
gun is now ami has been all throng the
contest at the music rooms of !'. S. Kie
gel in this place. This Weaver organ
Is one of the best if not the best chapel
organs on the market. 1 1 has an excel
lent action a sweet loneaud a handsome
case. It is a prize well w orth every mo
ment of the time spent to secure it ami
is a credit to the maiiufacurers, the
Weav er Piano and Organ Company ol
York, and their local agant, Mr. KS.
nlegle of tins place.
The vote on the 26th and last count
stands as follows ;
Newspaper coupons, 1".
Premium couMnes, 008
The total and liual result of the
test is summed up below :
Evan, church, P. ( reek,
C. It. church, Prcmout,
Ebciiezer I '. It. . hurch,
Trinity church, M'KecsJ Pulls,
It will be seen from the above that
the winners have a clear It plurality ol
The Post congratulates the winners
and Wishes tllUIH much Joy and hap
piness in singing praises to Him who
kuoweth all things.
thai Us W allers.
New Berlin Reporter.
Charles Wallers, one of our oldest
residents, died rather unexpectedly at
the home of his son, James, on Front
Street Thursday morning, Dec. ii.
Mr. Walters bad been sick only n
short time w ilb an aihiicul w hich was
not considered serious, but a gloom Wat
east iivir the borough on Ihursilay
morning when Unvnews wa
abroad that Challes Walter
rB bad closed
his eyes to the world and was no more.
His death was entirely unexpected and
The subject of this sketch was born
in Jackson twp., Snyder county, Aug.
14. 1824. He was married to Mis-
.Martha Ann Harrison, a daughter ol
James Harrison who years ago was the
editor of a newspaper in tills place.
This union was blessed w ith four chil
dren, three daughters and one son,
three of whom are living. E a ('.,
the first-born, died at the age of seven
months. Those living are Mrs. Charles
Orwig, Hurtleton; Mrs. Jones, Mai a
hoy City; and James, of this place,
with whom the father had his home.
His wife died nearly four years ago.
The deceased has always been all in
dustrious, hard-working man and a
good and useful citizen. He was held
in high esteem by all who knew him.
The funeral took place last Saturday,
Rev. Bhultl of the Evangelical church
offlelatlna. His remains were laid to
rest in the New Berlin cemetery, there
to await the summons of Him who
said, "I am the resurrection and the
life. He that believeth on me though
he lie dead, yet shall live."
TIIK BKMT PIiANTKK.
n A niece of flannel dampened with
hamberlain s cam mmiana Douna
to the affected parts is superior to
any plaster. When troubled with
lame back or pains in the side or
chest, crive it a trial and you are cer
tain to be more than pleased with the
nrnmnt relief which it affords. Pain
Ral m also cures rheumatism. One
application gives relief. For sale at
the Middleburg JJrug oiore.
Whkkeas there appears in the Mid
dleburg Post under date of Dec. 18,
11)00, in the sixth column on first page,
an article headed "Retraction " where
in the undersigned is reputed to have
retracted certain utterances said to have
Ih-cii circulated by him in reference to
"H. G. Hornbcrger and his wife hav
ing attempted to extort money , from
certain sheep buyers iu a fiaudulent
This is to say that the undersigned,
whose name appeal at the foot of saiu"
article, never authorized any person to
publish the same for htnu
Dee. 18, 11HJ0. JokK.H. 8Kir.RU.
David Citv, leb.v April 1. 19(10
Genesee Pure Food Cd Le ftoy.
Gentlemen: I must say in regard
to GRAIN O that there is nothing
better or healthier. We have used
it for years. My brother was a
great coffee drinker. He was taken
sick and the doctor said coftee was
the cause of it, and told us to uso
GRAIN O. We got a package bub
did not like it at first, but now
would hot be without it. Mv broth
er has been well ever since be stnrt
ed to use it. .Yours truly,
Cii.irette Smokers Hrw.ire.
A cigarette fiend a t Msryijville,
Kansas, has broken out all' over witli
little yellow spots, and (heMBrfdsof his
Angers and toes are sore. Ho is afraid
lie caught the leprosy from the detes
able cigarette. There were two cases
of the dreaded disease in Chicago, sup
posed to have been contracted from
cigarettes. It is though! the paper,
which mostly comes from China, has
been at some time bandied by a leper.
It is awful to think about, yet every
day we see boys and men going around
with these bad smelling little things
between their lips. The law prnhlbP
tng the sale of cigarettes to children
under sixteen years ofage appears to be
a dead Id ter in 1 1 is community, In
the state of lowiv the sale of cigarettes
has been uhsolutely abolished ny the
legislature which has been upheld by
the supreme court.
Aimiisii Stamp l axes.
It Is easy enough to spend money : il
is difficult to practice economy : but
In the face of suota figures the people
are showing a disposition to ask their
Representatives to out down a little, and
especially to abolish some of the w ar
taxes, which ore notonly unnecessarily
onerous, hu! which in themselves are
a constant luconvcnicc and iu some re
spects a general nuisance. This is es
pecially true of the stamp taxes the
taxes on checks, public documents and
postal orders, if the present Congress
should abolish a few of these, or all of
them, it would deserve n better epitaph
than the average national legislature
receives after it ceases btlsiUCSS on the
fourth of Mar. -Saturday Evtninit Post.
i Wm. B. Hummel,
i Gertrude E. Gift,
i Edward K. Price,
t Kid le M. Weidenmyi
i Henry E. Troup,
i ( 'nthurlnc L. Parly,
Lew is town,
As to the Senson,
Winter astronomically begin- on the
21st of December and lasts 811 duys and
oT minutes. The afternoons are now the
shortest ol the year To day they begin
to lengthen w hile the mornings will
continue to grow shorter unt ill Jan. 8th.
The shortest day from sunrise tosunsel
occurs December -1st.
$100 Reward, $100
The readers of this paper will bo
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages
and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is tho only positive cure now
known to the medical fraternity.
Catarrh being constitutional di-
e a 8 e, requires a constitutional
treatment. Hall S Catarrh euro is
taken internolly, acting directly up
on the blood and mucous surfaces of
the system, thereby destroying tne
foundation cf the disease, and giv
ing the patient strength by buiidiug
up the constitution and assisting
nature iu doing its work. The pro
prietors have so mucn laun us in
curative powers, that they offer One
Hundred Dollars for any case that
it fails to cure. Send for list of tes
F. J. CHENEY & CO , Toledo, O .
Bold by druggists, 75c
Hall's Family Pills are the best.