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(jjjjSjk PKBPAHBD IXPKE99LYFOR THE FOaTyPY 1 TS col,tFa CORRESPONDENTS'
PeopL who make a loast of their
I In most y will hear watching.
Our farmers are rushing their
Ihuckwh 'at to market at oOcts per
Now is the time that parents
liught to send their small children
Four of our young men arc work
ng for the Telephone Co.
H. F. Witmer has a large supply
of river coal.
N. T. Dundore has a full supply
f Pratt's Poultry Fod.
The Susquehanna is in fine Hat
ting condition and our coal diggers
Our supervisor is patching up
he river road and it needs it very
Some corn fields have fine large
talks, but so many of the ears are
There is a call from Herndon for
inds to work on the railroad.
Apples are scarce this year and
me are gathered at night.
There will be a potato famine
is year if all the farmers get less
lan they planted.
A soft answer may turn away
rath, but never a book agent.
C. T. Dundore says San Diego
imate is better than ours.
The Post furnishes interesting
Our old soldiers are cheerful and
eir ranks unbroken.
Four of our oldest inhabitants
t on the sick list. '
Henry Hoot got a new pump in
Walnuts are plentiful thin year.
t suellbarks and chestnuts are a
Our overseers of poor say that
r poor house is giving satisfae-
n to taxpayer and pauper.
The cold mornings we had has
e market for overcoats.
I Mahanoy is an object of ad-
iration to all lovers of nature.
he Penna. canal is forsaken by
company and despised by the
pie that live along it, and a
uace to health and a monument
a past enterprise.
It offer One Hundred Dollars
pward for any case of Catarrh that
nnot be cured by Hall s Catarrh
R J. PHPHPV 1, fMl TrvUn A
f'e, the undersigned, have known
J. Cheney for the last 10 years.
Id believe him perfectly honorable
Ian business transactions and
aiiciallv abln to carry out uiiv
Illations made by their firm.
it I iidai, Wholesale Druggists
I'eoo, u. Waldino. Kinnan h MAB.
L holesale Druggists, Toledo. O
3U'8 Catarrb Cure is taken inter
1 .v. acting directly upon the blood
mucous surfaces or tne system,
stimonials sent free. Price 75c.
lull s Family Pills are the best.
larjMjnters are very busily
in working at Frank Mil
ls mm to have it completed so
p it can be occupied by Mr. Mil-
IWU tall yet.
pirs. Mary Howell, Mrs. Sarah
ersox and Mrs. David Haruer
; visitors in Middleburg Ftiday.
Mrs. Robert Bickhart, who was
P'oyed as cook at Clement's 10b
Mti'lure, returned home and
M and Nettie Troune were em-
W to take her place.
P'nion Weitzel and wife who had
'Wmdincr some time here visit-
Mrs. Weitzel's brother and sis-
Nil other relatives, left Tues-
Wagner and wife of Rca-
JW were visitors in town
' Ci ll.irnpr flar u. n f 1 1 n i r aoVa
'lavs at home with his mother.
trnl to C. P. C. Thursday to
Illss Laura Ernest visited her
r. Mrs. Wilson Swartz, in
"win several davs diirim? the
m" W alter's were visitors in
danisburg by Dr. Rook, visited
1W ivini in Diu i nil .
m over Sunday.
I Daniel Benfer of Ohio arrived
here Saturday to attend his mother's
The death angel has again visit
ed our community and taken awav
from us one of our oldest citizens,
Mrs. Daniel Benfer, who had lecn
: sick and continually bed fast tor
! five years. Mrs. Sophia Benfer's
maiden name was Aigler. She was
iM.rn Oct. 6, 1S18 and died Oct. 3,
1901. She united herself with the
i Lutheran church when still young.
She was united in marriage with
Daniel Benfer in 1835, this union
was blessed with l2ohll ren, 8 sons
and 4 daughters, her husband and
l boy, Noah, praoeeded her to the
spirit world. Therefore she is
survived by 7 lxys and 4 girls to
mourn her loss. The names and
places of residences of the children
are as follows : Mary, who resides
at the old homestead, a mile west of
this place, Sarah, wife of John Wal
ter of this place, Amanda, wife of
Uriah Klose, and Ada, wife of Win.
Mitchell, both of this place, Simon
and Amos, Troxelville, Pa., Robert
and Daniel, Ohio, Levi, Illinois,
Jacob, Frechurg, Pa., and Isaac
who also resided at the old home
stead at this place. Mr. and Mrs.
Benfer are survived by 43 grand
children. Interment a t Beaver
town, Sunday A. M., Rev. Spahn
officiated. She waf- a kind mother
anda christian woman. Peace be to
K. A. M. Harncr is on the sick
Miss Annie Swengle left for
Harrisburg where she intends to
visit relatives st oral weeks.
Prof. Paul Bilhardt of Middle
burg was iu town Saturday after
noon giving Miss Maude Gifl mu
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Rev. L P. Zimmerman and wife
attended synod in MilHinburg.
Miss Mertie Klose is spending
two weeks with her brother, Claud,
Miss Myra Roniiir, stenographer
for the Milton Iron Co., spent her
vacation with her parents.
J. E. Zimmerman and Mr. Stauf-
fer ofSuaaUehanna University were
entertained a few days by the for
mer s parents.
The foundation is being laid for
the new depot at this place.
Master Joe Klose of Milton is
being entertained by his grandpar
ents this week.
The liord's Supper will be cele
brated in the Lutheran church Suu-
"My hair was falling out very
fast and I was greatly alarmed. I
then tried Ayer's Hair Vigor and
my bair stopped falling at once."
Mrs. G. A. McVay, Alexandria, O.
The trouble is your hair
does not have life enough.
Act promptly. Save your
hair. Feed it with Ayer's
Hair Vigor. If the gray
hairs are beginning to
show, Ayer's Hair Vigor
will restore color every
11.00 bottle. All drauliti.
If yew clniRL'ist onnnot nippl? yon,
end w ' SSSmt v0 Bxprtei
v ( lxttlt. o sure anil trivo tlio nnnio
of your ueJirentoxireoftWb. VUrtrcoa,
J.t'.AWCR CO., Lowell, Mai.
John Cookie and wife of Kratz
crville visited the latter's mother,
Mrs. Susan Erdley and family.
J. E. Hummel and daughter of
Lewistown spent Sunday with his
parents and other relatives at this
Mrs. Thomas Dietrich of K rea
mer spent Thursday with Mrs. V.
; L. Schroyer.
Ed. Stuck and family oi Malt
laud visited the hitter's parents, C.
Herbster and wife.
Amos Bolig and wife of Scl ins
grove visited here Sunday.
Mrs. Sarah Bolig of Winfleld,
who has been visiting her daughter,
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M. L. Scliniyc- ond wife and
Anion Ulrieh and wife took an
over land trip to ChiHi-quiHiiie to
visit the Reich brothei s
Wm. Barnhart of VVilliatnsport
and Annie Zeiber of Sunbury visit
ed a few days with John Zeiber
Mrs. Dr. J. K. Dimm is visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Rev. (iuss at
West Aetna, Pa.
Rev. F. Shultz and family of
Johnstown are visiting Mrs. Henry
Rev. I. K. Rupley oi Lock Ha
ven was in town one day last week.
Miss Kate A. Wagenseller has
received her millinery goods which
she purchased when iu the city.
The Theo. Dept. of the uni
versity opened last Thursday with a
largely increased number of new
Percival Qemberling of I'hilu.,
son of Eklw. Gemberling, was the
guest of his grandparent-, lust week.
Reuben Walter of Johnstown
was called here by the death of his
brother, Jacob, at (Creamer. He is
Mrs. Geo. Rhymestine of Pitts
burg is spending sometime with J.
V. Rhymestine and family.
Mrs. Muhala Holmes is visiting
her parents in Phila., her mother
being quite sick.
Howard Kessler and son uf Kan
sas is on a visit to his brother, H. O.
Susq. University has advertised
a gM)d lecture course.
Mrs. Hammond Amick of Cum
berland, Md., i being entertained
by her cousins, Ira C. Schocll and
Harry Hare, a former student of
Altoona, spent several days pleas
antly in town.
Miss Shurpless of Bloomtfburg
was a visitor to town Friday.
New students are arriving almost
daily, the attendance thus far ex
ceeds that of the last 3 or 1 years.
Prospects arc bright for the largest
attendance we have ever had.
Harry Hummel and family and
Jacob Holzappleand family of Nor
thumberland spent Sunday with
Jos. Pcistle and wife of Buchan
an, Mich., are visiting the former's
sister, Mrs. Geo, V. VonNieda.
M. L. Wagenseller left for Phila.
Monday morning. He expects to
be gone this month and hopes to see
all his customers in the house.
Quite a lot of people are corn
planing about their potatoes rotting.
If they continue so the crop will be
light for winter use.
Mrs. Sarah Steely and family,
Mrs. L. B. Treastcr and grandson
spent Sunday with some of their
Mrs. E. W. Pierce of Kansas
City, Mo., spent a few weeks with
her brother, W. Y. McGlaughlin,
and started Monday morning to j
visit some of the eastern cities before
her departure for her western home.
P, C. Peter painted the store
house of Holshue ci Bratton at Mc
Clure which adds a big improve
ment to the town.
Some of our weather prophets
say thv winter w ill be a severe one
as the corn husks are much heavier
than the car.
Banncrvillc is still Increasing in
its population as a little girl came
to board Willi David utOSS last week.
Some of the veterans of the 40th
Kcgt. P. V. are expecting to take
in the reuuion of their regt. at New
port on the 24 and 25 of this month.
It is a regiment of which the mem
bers can well be proud of.
Jos. Wagner is disposing of his
jxttutoes in Lewistown being afraid
they may rot ln-fore he can use them
for family use.
The report is the hogs are tlvii g
at a rapid rate in Milroy and vi
cinity. Cause cholera.
Mrs. M. Shellenbergerof Banner
ville was a visitor with some of her
Lowell friends last week. Call
The Lutheran congregation, Rev.
I. P. Zimmerman pastor, celebrated
the Holy communion Sabbath morn
ing. Artie, the 13 year-old son of (J.
V. Herbster, fell off of a mule he
was riding Saturday afternoon,
breaking his left arm at the wrist.
'Squire J. A. Aigler is one of
the happiest men in town since the
arrival of their first son.
Allen Bowersox of New York
City is spending a few weeks in
town the guest of his brother, A.
J. A. Freed sold his house and
lot 00 main street to Wm. Mover for
one thousand dollars and bought a
louse and lot from Alfred Smith
Several weeks ugo one of Amnion
I Irene's cows picked up an apple
along the road and choked to death.
Last Saturday several of the rest of
his cows broke into the apple or
chard and got an over dose which
caused the death of 2 more.
John Howell, Sr., of Middleburg
visited friends in town over Sun
day. Merchant A. M. Bowersox weut
to the city Monday to purchase a
iiewsupply of fall and winter goods.
The peach crop which was a
heavy one is just about passed.
We will, for three days, hold our Second Annual Fall Opening, thus giving all our patrons an opportunity
to sec the many beautiful goods in all glory of their newness and freshness. We have been to New York nod
selected our stock from the best manufacturers and importers iu the city. This year's exhibit excels last year's
and each Succeeding year we shall strive to surpass the previous year. Thus assuring our customers that they
can buy with confidence from the store that is ever alert to secure only the newest and best things for their
pleasure and profit.
The newest and best things only in coat suits.
The jackets are straight fronts, blouses and Nor
folk, the skirts have the full flare. The leading
colors are black, grey, blue, brown, castor and
garnet. The prices run like this, $8.0, 810.00,
812.00, 815.00 and 818.00
Every length will be worn three inches Ih'Iow
the hips, midway letween the hip ami knee, to
the knee, and below the knee and the full length
ulster. The best shades are, tan, castor, black
and grey. The backs are tight and half tight
fitting, much more graceful than the box back
of last year. We can give you any priced gar
ment you may want, 82.50, 83.00, 84.50, 85.00,
80.00, 87.50, $8.00, 810.00 up to 122.00.
Black is the acme of everything
stylish and elegant this season. The
list below comprises the choicest
weaves of the season, at 81. 00 jht
yd. Drap de Alma, Sharp Spin,
Etamine, Cheviot, Prunelle.
At 90s per yd., Granite Cloth,
Satin Prunelle. At Mile ami 75c
er yd., Camel's Hair Cheviot,
Melrose, Poplin. At 50o per yd.,
Silk Finished Mohair, Venetian
Cloth, Henrietta, Serge, Cheviot.
We have all of these goods in
black and nearly all in colors; car
dinal, navy, sage, brown and castor.
Our dress goods department is
growing steadily iu fa'or under full
sufficient to give you most
delicious tea biscuit using
Royal Baking Powder as di
rected. A pure, true leavener.
John Walker. Jr., is teaching
school for Nelson Freed during lii
The Kevstone Shirt manufactur
ing Co., last week placed a steam
boiler at the rear end of their fac
tory and will heat the the building
Among the recent deaths iii this
community, was that of Miss Sal 1 if
M. Freed, Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher,
Dan'l, Riegle, and Mrs. Daniel Ben
fer. Mrs. Fisher and Mrs. Btttfer
were sisters and were the lust sur
vivors of the Simon Aigler family.
Mrs. Ammon Dreese ha. lecn
Buffering with a very sore throat
for several days past.
Mrs. W. F. Feese and Master
Earl are scndiiig some time in
town with friends.
The family of Edward Freed and
wife has been sorely afflicted for
some time. Mrs. Freed has been an
invalid for 'he last 3 years scarcely
able to lie about in the house the
greater part of the time. Three weeks
ago their lf-year-olu daughter,
Sallie, died of typhoid fever, ami
for the last week two of their sons,
Charles and Nelson have been con
fined to their beds with the same
disease, Nelson being in a very
Anothrr l ife Sarrd.
"Would ynu die for mf?" the whispered.
Looklnit up iiiid sweetly niching.
Then he answered, bravely: "No. denr;
Don't you know my lore's undylnf?"
line is larger
widths, excellent qualities, tasteful
selections. It's impossible to tell
you about the many beautiful things
we have secured for our Opening,
we cordially invite your attendance.
A mere mention of a few may be
helpful to you: Velvets, Velveteen,
Corduroy, Silks. Laces, French
Flannel, Flannelette, Kress Trim
mings, Kid Gloves, Golf Gloves,
Underwe-r, Umbrellas, Petticoats,
Infant's ooats, Infant's caps, Blank
cts, Bed Spreads, Portieres, Lace
Curtains, Table Covers, Table Lin
en, Napkins, Yarns, Muslin, Sheet
ing, Ticking, Toweling, Shams,
hosiery, Purses, Belts, Handker
chiefs, Ties, .Talwts, Ribbons, etc.
H. Stefleii "pent Saturday oi
last week at Shamokin.
J. li. Brow ot" Northuniberl
siM'i:t Sunday among friends
Mrs. J. M. Siautler of May '
Iowa, who with her children
Ikh'ii visiting her father, Levi St
here, left tin- week tor her hoffit
A number of our people are
terestedat Middleburg this wet
I. U. Borkey has his tobacco
out and sheltered.
Jefferson jenig is rebuilding
( )ur school tcaehe I s
teacher's meeting one
week with exactly 50
ultra I II Zi (
I. V. Longacre took a load of
potatoes to Sunbury last week.
It Happened in a Drug Store.
"One day winter a lady came
to my drug tore and asked for a
brand of cough medicine that I did
not have in stock," says Mr, C. H.
Qrandln, the popular drugjtief
Ontario, N. Y. "She was dit-a
pointed and (ranted to know what
eongh preparation I could recom
mend. I said to her that I could
freely recommend Ubatnberlaian's
Gough Remedy and that Bhe could
tnke a bottle of the remedy utul
after giving it a fair trial i. she did
not find it worth the money to bring
back the bottle and I would refund
the prico paid. In the course of a
day or two the lady & me back in
company with h f riend in need of a
eolith medicine aud advised her to
buy a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy. I consider that a very
good recommendation for the re
medy." It is for sale bv Middleburg
Reefers, Three Quarters and automobiles
and more attractive than last
Prices to suit every purse.
Walking and Dress Skirts.
In the newest styles end materials. Full
flare and circular flounce skirts at !?-2.50, $2.75,
83.00 up to 810.01).
The silk waists are very beautiful in rose,
turquoise, white, blue, green, cardinal and black.
The styles are exquisite with tucking, shirring
and hemstitching, $4.50, $5.00, $5.60 tip to
The line of flannel waists is very large and
exceedingly pretty. We start flannelette waists
at 50c, the flannels at $1.00.
During the three davs of the
Opening, October 12, II and 15,
we will present t" each puiohaser
of ?").()() or more, any one of the
following articles for the toilet.
Toilet Water, Perfume, Lavender
Sails, Violene, Manicure Powder,
Cuinine Hair Tonic, Cream of
crushed roses, Rose Cosmetic, Com
plexion Powder, Liquid Dentifri ",
Antiseptic IVntal Powder, foilet
Glycerine, Fragrant ( ream, me 1 01
of Toilet Soap.
These articles are worth 26c Bud
are sold for that over our cotinl : .
We guarantee them to be the b -t
of their kind.
J. N. HARRISON.