The Middleburgh post. (Middleburgh, Snyder Co., Pa.) 1883-1916, October 17, 1901, Image 1
JHoteTHeat8g Sjf Envelopes Ufl i We bought a InrV .u- t I We have a job lot of note heads on hand. They must go quick. The price will do it. Samples and prices for the ask ing. We furnish them printed for less than you can buy them without printing. We bought signment of env. .opes Having bought so many we secured a rock bottom figure. Send for samples and prices. Ceo. W. WagtMtlUr, Niter aid Proprietor. A Family Journal, Devoted to News, Scteac. Art, Political Economy aid Current Literamre. KaUa: One Dollar Per Annum, la Advance NUMBEK 41 VOL. XXXYIII MIDDLEBURGH SNYDER COUOTY PENNA. OCT. 17 1901 Blank receipt books for sale at this office. 25 receipts in a book, 10 cts., ' for 26 c. tf Wanted Potatoes aud apples waut oxl by Hummel and Hummel. Kramer, Pa. tf. Harvest Home services will be held t Erd ley's church next Sunday morn, lug at 10 o'clock. ZINC AND MRINMNU MAKK Devoe liead and Zinc Paint wear twice as long as lead and oil mixed by hand. Walnuts wantkd I want 1000 bushels of walnuts and am willing to pay 40 cents a bushel. ClIARLKS Buveh, tf, Paxtonvllle, Pa. Dkikp a 1'1'I,es wanted I want Ave or six tons of dried apples and am willing to pay 0 cents a pound. ClIAltl.KK BoYKK, tf. Paxtonvllle, Pn., The Carlisle Indians defeated the Rucknell Foot Ball Team Saturday at W illiainsport b the narrow margin of (i to 5. It was the most interesting game ever played in Willlamsport 7ASV AND QBINDING MAKE Devoe Lead and Zinc Paint wear twice as long as lead and oil mixed by hand. It has been ascertained that $150 in coin was placed upon the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad between Lewis town and Johnstown, over which the McKinley funeral train passed on its way west. The new school savings bank is prov ing a great success in the Miftlintown public schools. During the first month $72.33 were deposited by the pupils of the five schools In the town. Up In Union county a township con stable recently returned the supervisors for neglecting to remove loose stones from the public highways, and the court Immediately notified the super visors to attend to their duty or the law would be enforced. The Juniata and Susquehanna Tele phone Company has a force ot work men building a line from Mahontongo, Juniata county, to Liverpool. When completed it will give a through line from Millersburg, Dauphin county, to Sellnsgrove, Snyder county. According to the report of the census bureau, just issued, there are one hund red and six thousand, nine hundred and sixty seven more men than wo men in Pennsylvania, yet you would never guess that such is the case from the relative attendance at church or prayer meetings. Call on A. E. Soles in his new shav ing and hair cutting parlor for your bead cleaned with a refreshing sham poo and a clean towel to each patron on the north side of Market square op posite Central Hotel. Satisfaction guar anteed, tf. FIRM of high standing would in crease corps of representatives call m physicians. Our eighty men now average $40 weekly. Exclusive terri tory. Steady employment. BOX 04, STATION O, l(l-10-3t. NEW YORK CITY. On Tuesday morning the barn on the David Troutman farm in Perry Valley was destroyed by fire. Early in the morning the hired man went out on the mow with a lantern to get hay for the horses. It is said that he either fell and broke the lantern, or the lantern fell and broke, and set the barn on lire. Have not learned particulars. The Perry County Fair is free of debt and has a surplus fund of about $230. Now since the Association has liquidate ed its indebtedness, improvements will be made to the grounds and the fair made more entertaining than ever. The receipts being in excess of ex penditures gives the management much encouragement, and there is no doubt that the fair of 1002 will surpass all past ones. ledger. A western editor who has contracted the habit of occasionally attending church, has this to say : " Ladies should take off their hats in church. No preacher can inspire a man who is looking into the lopsided uggrcgat ion of dead birds, stuffed weasels, chame leon skins, ribbons, bead jets, straw paper, sticks, corn tassels and thistles down. It makes a sinner feel lost in a wilderness." ZINC AND GRINDING MAKE Devoe Lead and Zinc Paint wear twice as long as lead and oil mixed by hand. Every one is offering and everybody claiming to have the best As to our line of Millinery goods, we prefer hav ing the goods do the talking. L. DUNKKI.BKRUKR. The Potomac Synod of the Reformed church, embracing Southern Pennsyl vania, Maryland, Virginia. West Vir ginia, New Jersey and North California meets in Huntingdon this week. The Salem United Ev. church near Jesse Shamltach's will be re-opened Oct. 20 and 27. Rev. J. Shambach will preach Oct. 2ti at 7 P. M. and Oct. 27 at 10 A. M. ami Prof. F. C. Bower sox will give an address at 7 P. M. All are Invited. Preaching in the Centre ville IT. K. church Oct. 20 at 10 A. M., in German and at 7 P. M. in English. A Soap Fraud. A slcek-tongucd stranger with a black moustache, about twenty-five years old, claiming to lie a representative of the Larkin Soap Company, and who promised some very flue premiums consisting of enameled bedsteads, rugs, clocks, etc., canvassed the outskirts of Milton last week and fleeced a number of women out of sums ranging from 50 cents to $2 It is estimated that he took about $30 with him when he left. Diphtheria Spreading. Owing to the epidemic of diphtheria in Northumberland, the public schools of that place have been closed. The dreaded disease has been spreading with such rapidity in the past week that it was deemed advisable to take this step in order to battle the disease. There are quite a number of new oases reMrted in the past few days. COURT HOUSE CHIPS. Deeda Entered for Record. Wilson B. Mitterling and wife to Irwin Botteigcr and Serenus Yerger, 4 acres in West Perry twp. Reuben Zeuhman and wife to John Hetrick, house and lot in Beavertown, for $1000, Anna Fisher to James I). Wertz, house and lot lh Sellnsgrove, for $460. 8. A. Wetzel, et a!, to H. Newton Cornelius, six tracts' in Jackson twp., for $2600. Thos. L Bauer and wife to M. E. Erdley, tract of land in Kreanier, Mid dleereek twp., for $200. Geo. I. Flanders and wife to Carrie E. Reichenbach, plot in Port Treverton for $250. Fianna Grayblll to Irwin Bottciger, lot In Fremont, far $000. Alfred Smith and wife to Jacob A. Freed and John J. Tobias, lol No. 58 in Beavertown for $1124. F.J. Schocli and wife to James J. Hendricks, land in Penn twp., for $089.04. John C. Qrubb and wife to Anna M. Napp, 00 acres in Penn twp., for $70(1. Wills Probated. The last will and testament of Eliza beth Fisher, late of Beavertown, was probated. Anna Mary Batta Shortiss is executrix and heir. Letters Granted. In estate of Asaph Fisher, late of Monroe twp., to Chas. B. Fisher; in estate ot Andrew Trutt, late of Monroe twp., to S. W. Trutt and J. I). Wertz. Though William McKinley Is Dead, yet not Forgotten. Although William McKinley is dead and buried then, And lias gone to receive his rewnrd up in Heaven Yet will he still be living in the heart of his nation He has so gloriously led without dis crimination. He was a lovable monarch in every true sense of the word. In the duty of his country he never faltered or shirked. Whenever a task was laid on his res ponsibility to ierform To his (iod and his conscience he aj pealed before he would discern. Yea as now thou art dead but only In name Thy works follow thee as though thou wort living the tame. Thou hast reared unto thee a living monument In fame That thy kindred and country needn't blush nor sname. Rest on now, thou obedient, thy work on the earth is done Thou hast gained unto the praise of thy country-men Thy reward is laid in the hands of the Omnipotent He will surely give it unto thee in the end. R. H. Walter, Pennscreek, Pa. D. A. Kern and wife spent Tuesday at Adamsburg. Mabel Wlttenmyer returned Tuesday from a trip to Lewistown. Miss Minerva Stetler is visiting Miss Bertha Erhart at Reedsvllle. George Bickhart of Benfer was at the cquaty seat Saturday. Levi 8. Gelnett of Sirouptown was a Middlebnrg visitor Friday. Miss Hernice Snyder of Millersburg was visiting friends in town. Mrs. I). K . Haas and sou of Sbamo-' kin are visiting J. W. Runkle. Mrs. Wm. H. aMosjfe ef Adamsburg wast a Mlddleburg visitor Monday. Miss Mollie Bolender returned from a trip to Buffalo and Philadelphia Fri day. John L. Bowersox, traveling sales man, spent Sunday in town with bis parents, John Howell left for Sunlairy where he will make his home with his daughter. W. A. Luta and wife of Shippens burg paid a visit to Benjamin Bach man and wife. state Superintendent N. c. Schaffei has designated Friday, October 25, as Autumn Arbor Day. M. S. Rruhakcr of Mahontongo, one of the well-to-do citizens of that place, was in Middlebiirgh last Week Jacob Paskusz of New York is spend ing a few days at the tannery, whieh will shortly liegiu ocrations. Chas. B. Weiser, proprietor ot Hotel Oliver, at Duquesue, near Pittsburg, was a Middleburg visitor last week. Wm. H. Beaver is in Philadelphia this week buying a st.oek of new goods for fall and winter use. Look out for bargains Attorneys Jay G. Weiser and H. H. Bower attended the meeting of the Democratic State Cmniitt e at Harris burg last week. Mrs. Lincoln Reaver and mother of Davenport, Iowa, and Mrs. C. B. Wltr nier of Sunhury visited Attorney J. G. C rouse and family. R. E. Gift of Paxtonvllle pays $1.25 per bushel lor shelllHirks and sells beautiful ealieo for 4e. Read his ad. in the Post. Pliarus Bowersox of Mlddleswarth was at the county scut Monday. He is now employed on a saw mill at Pen US Cave, Centre County. Samuel Wlttenmyer, Jr., who bad been in Michigan engaged in behalf of the Forestry Commission, is spending u few days in town. "Irish Charlie" was in this place the latter part of last week. Charlie sells Utble cloths, napkins and other articles of pure linen. He is the jolliest Irish peddler in America. David Meiser has purchased the store of John Hall at Meiserville and will take charge of the same at once. Mr. Meiser is a well known businessman of that locality, having always resided there, conducting a grist mill. Francis E. Boyer, proprietor of the Valley View Farm of Mt. Pleasant Mills, was at the county seat Thursday to pay for his paper and order station ery. Mr. Boyer had u large crop of peaches and sold them on the trees. Isaac Smith of Sliatnokin Dam, John c. Hehn of Hummel's Wharf, 0. A. Munbeck of Franklin twp., Frank Wixxlling of Dundore, 0. T. Shuirer of Freeburg, G. C. Arnold of Port Tre verton, W. A. Hummel of Globe Mills, Geo. I. Kline of Kant, and Frank Shambach of Franklin twp. were cal lers at this office Wednesday of last week. Watch for This Fellow, Ladies. A stamping pattern agent turned up in Shenandoah last week, and, it is said, induced several persons to pay him $1.50 each, he guaranteeing to furnish them employment to pay at least $3 per week. A lady was to call next day with fifty patterns to start with, and give Instructions in the art of pattern making. She evidently took the wrong train, or doel not exist, for she Is yet to arrive. The Mlfninburg 7mea last week says : "Grant Yoder purchased the Isaac B. Manger property, in the East ward, for $1806." 1 Sl'DAY SCHOOL CENSUS. ' ''House to House Visitation" Satur- psy, Oct. 26, 1001. The following persons have been ap pointed in the districts named, the names of the others will appear later. 'Ada ms Township :( has. Ingram, f. D. Folk, Jno. Longer, Jere Bow ersox, Jno. D. Slpe, Simon Benfer, Geo. Auraud, J. G. Napp, Geo, F.wig, CP. Flas, J. Y. H. Moyer, D. J. Bingoman. West Beaver : J. B. Khellepberger, H. J. Peters, A. J. Krebs, W. H. Herb stsr, Jonas Snyder, K. E. Mlddlswnrtli, N B. Mlddleswarth, Mrs. Cal. Ulsh, Palmer Dreese, W. S. Miller, J. F. Snook, C. W. Fisher, Mrs. J. H. Rlt ter, Milton Wagner, Mrs. II. Baker, I. Oosher. Beaver Township : Nelson Freed, Edna Kline, Sudie Howell, Alice Mid da warth, Ella Walker, Hettie How- aJac. Hetrick, J. P. Wetzel, Annie ikenburg, Nath. Freed, Susie Rlne, Annie Snyder. Spring Township : Kate Shannon, Sue Koch, Mrs. A. M. Smith, Clynier Romig, A. A. Ulsh, W. A. T. i'lsb, W. I. Bllger, Ira Kline. Mrs. Ira Kline, Mrs. Hurley Romig, J. B. Ew iug, Andy Bear. Jackson Twp. : Mrs. Jack Krlder, Mrs. D. Good, Frank Dock, Joe Kling ler, Harvey Sussaman, Gertie (iood, Reggie Yearick, Mrs. Annie Boyer. Centre Township : W. F. Sanders, David Relchley, Mrs. Sara Binguman, Clara Loiig, Warren Bingaman, Adc lia Sampsell, Lizzie Miller, Mrs. Lizzie Hartman, Ella Hartman, .lac. Bow sox, Sallie Stahl, W. A. Snook, Ada Bailey, Clias. Bowersox. Middleburg: Lottie Hare, Jessie Shambach, 1). G. Buck, Frank S. Specht, Harriet Haokenburg, W. Feese, A. R. Gilbert, Mabel Moyer. Franklin Township : Mrs. Harry Walter, Lottie Gift, Laura Hamer, Joe.: Wagner, Anna Swengle, M. K. ilussinger, J. S. Kauffman, Mrs. John Patty u, Mrs. A. G. Bashoar, J. W. Swatts, J. B. Herman, John Hacken Imrg.iMrs. J. C. Shuman, Mrs. Clara Winey, Hnry Miller, S. Spitler, M. L. Shannon, Rev. Boyer, Miles Shannon, Dundore Walter. McKinley Vernal Cards. The Postofflce Department decided Wednesday to place the late President McKinley 's head on the new issue of istal cards which will appear shortly after December 1 next. The design, as explained by Acting Postmaster Gen eral Madden, includes the yetr of birth and year of death immediately at the left and right respectively of the name "McKinley," which will be directly under the bead. Above tile bead will be the "Series of 1901," and above that "One Cent." The inscription, "Unit ed States of America" now appearing on the postal cards will be abandoned and replaced at u point lower down so as to leave the space at the upper part the card, about one third of the width of tlte card, clear for posl marks. FARMERS TO BE PROTECTED. Gunners Who Will Trespass Will Have to Pay Snyder county farmers will find among recent acts Of Assembly one that will assure them protection from an objectionable form of trespass that annoyed them for years, it provides a penalty for wilful trespass by gunners upon cultivated lauds. All the farmer needs to do is to give thejpublic notice forbidding trespass. The act imposes a fine of $5 for each offense and pay ment of costs. Information may be lodged befote any justice of the peace or uMerman. The defendant will have the right of appeal, but if convicted and fined, half of the fee will go to the owner or lessee of the land and the re maining half to the school distrct. Re fusal to pay the line will involve going to jail for a period not exceeding three months. DIED. Oct. 9th at Red Bank, Jona than Bickhart, aged 60 yean and 7 days. Interment at Globe Mills Ceme tery Oct. 12. Rev. H. G. Suable of flcated. MARRIED. Oct. 13th, at Salem by Rev. H. G. Suable, Amnion F. Sholly and Minnie M. Stetler, both of Middle burg. ZINC! AND GRINDING MAKK Devoe Lead and zinc Paint wear twice as long as lead and oil mixed by hand. Every one Is invited to our Millinery Opening of Winter Hats which occurs Oct. 24, 25 and 20. L. Dl'XK BI.HKlUi Kit. COURT PROCEEDINGS. Court convened Monday, Oct at 11 o'clock A. M. Present : Hon. II. M. McClure, Presi dent Judge; Hon. '.. T. Gemberilng and Hon. P. F. Riegle, Ass. ciaUo Judges. W. H. Herman was appointed fore man of the Grand Jury. (Hand Jury was sworn and affirmed The constables w en- sworn and their returns tiled. P. J. MerUter, P. A. Brasius, H. F Mohn and W. II. Matter were appoint- hcd tipstaves. COURT OF QVABTKB SKsmoN. The case of the Commonwealth vi W. A. McWilliams was continued to the December term. In the cases of the Commonwealth vs. Austin K. Leister, John Keasler and Jacob Tharpc a not. pros, were granted. In the eases of the Commonwealth vs. William Hummel and Simon Krat zcr, returned "not a true bill," and the county to pay the costs. In the case of the Commonwealth vs. James Rathfon, the defendant was ac quitted of the charges of larceny and receiving stolen gissls but was ordered to pay the costs of prosecution. Ill the cases of the ( 'omuton wealth vs. Joseph Walter and N. P. Hare, de fendants were acquitted of assault and battery and wen' directed to iy the costs. In the case of the Commonwealth vs. Ephraim Bell, the defendant was con victed of assault ami battery and sen tenced to pay a line of $ln, and the costs of prosecution. in the case of the Commonwealth vs. N. T. Dundore et al. overseers of Union township, the defendants wertv acquit' led of the charge of neglect of duty and the county to pay the costs. Report of Dr. A. J. Herman, Coroner, of the Inquest m the dead Ixsly of Jac ob F. Walter was tiled. C. L. Wetzel, L. J. Manbeck and John S. Wolfe were appointed to view road in West Perry township. Geo. B. Benfer, Thos. Herbster and I. E. Maurerwere appointed to view road in Franklin township. Report of viewers vacating public road and font bridge in Perry and Chapman townships was confirmed nisi. Report of viewers to assess damages for widening North Market Street in the iHirough of Sellnsgrove was con firmed nisi. Report of viewers of public road in Mlddlecreek township was confirmed nisi and ordered to be opened. The report of the viewers appointed to inspect the county bridge over the Mahontongo creek in Perry township was approved. Reports of the following road and bridge views were confirmed nisi, viz; Establishing boundary lines between the borough of Sellnsgrove and Penn township; viewing bridge sites in Spring and Jackson townships; laying out and vacating public road in Mld dlecreek township; and viewing public road in Franklin township. COURT OP common l-I.KAS. S. A. Wetzel, committee of W. Yer ger, a lunatic, presented his petition asking t, be discharged which was granted, and the Court appointed the Sunhury Tiust and Safe Deposit Co. as guardian and commit tee of said lunatic. la the case of Stella V. stank by her next friend, etc., vs. John L Stank, an alias subpoena Was awarded. In the case of Kva M. Kantz vs. Asa II. Kantz, the appointment of H. H. Bower us master was enlarged to ar gument court. In the case of Luccttu Wcntzel vs. Cornelius M. Wcntzel, M. I. Potter, Esq., master, tiled the testimony and the Court granted a divorce which is to be issued upon payment of the costs. In the case of (ieorge and Charles Shotoberger vs. J. C. W. Bassler, the ycrdiet was in favor of the plaint ill for the sum of 974.81. Geo. W. Row, Sheriff, acknowledged deeds to W. J. Relchley, J. A. Beebet and G. A. Sohooh & Co. The committee accounts were all con firmed as advertised. H. H. Grimm, Esq., was re-instated to practice law in the several courts of Snyder County. orphans' court. Orders of sale were granted in estates of Elvlna Kantl'man, deceased, Levi Kline, dee'd, Lewis K rouse, dee'd, Daniel Brouse, dee'd, Susanna Solo mon, dee'd, Magdalena Leonard, dee'd. Returns to orders of sale were con firmed in estates of Levi Kawvell, dee'd, Samuel Fall, dee'd, Levi Kline, i dee'd. R. K. Walter was appointed guar dian of Emma E. J. Walter, a minor grand child of David Hummel and Mi Ohael Beaver, dee'd. Dr. Pereival Herman and Ed. M. Hummel were appointed guardians of Clara E. and Henrietta Bailey, minor children of John Bailey, dee'd. Pharos Sliambach was appointed guardian of Milton E. and itaba Erd ley, minor children of Theodore Erd ley, dee'd. Benj. Stetler was appointed guardian of Verdilla ( '. and Herman C. Haltley, minor children of Jonathan Hefflev, dee'd. Returns to writ of pan it in were con tinued and a rule granted n heirs in estate of Alexander Bishop, dee'd. The auditor's report of A. F. Gilbert, Esq., distributing the balance appear ing on account filed in estate oi Tobias Ramer, dee'd, was continued. The accounts of the executors, ad ministrators and guardians and the widows' appraisements were all con tlrmeil us advertised. Court adjourned to Thursday, Nov. 7, 1001. J. G. Crousr, Reporter. JOHN H. ARNOLD KILLED. Mangles by a Street Car in Cleveland, Ohio, Last week news whs received here that John II. Arnold, formerly of this place, was killed in Cleveland, . A Cleveland paper sent to friends here, says : "Broken down in health and for tune, Major John H. Arnold met death. Tuesday evening, under the whirls of a I'. A- K. suburban car, in front of his temporary residence, 1218 Eculid-av, His wife and daughter live at 105 Kensington street. A veteran of the civil war. formerly a merchant and lawyer of prom- in enee, Major A mold staggered f am the saloon of L. Keifer, at 1214 Eoulld-av. onto the street ear tracks. An east bound car hurled him to the opposite track where he was struck by a heavy suburban car. The body was fright fully mangled. It was taken to the county morgue. Major Arnold had recently earned his living by selling a life of Win. Mc Kinley. A G. A. R. button was found on the body. Arnold was 70 years old and a pensioner." The tragic and unfortunate ending of the life of a man with rare Intellectual ability, such as Mr. Arnold possessed, iH indeed sad and unfortunate. He was a kind-hearted man and deserves com passion rather thann cesure. JONAS BICKHART. Jonathan liickharl died at his home at Ui-d Hank in Washington township last Wednesday anil was buried Satur day, aged ."id years and 7 days. He was the son of Conrad Bickhart and his wife, Mary Iteddig. Another s Em anucl, died in 1803, after his return from the war. Henry It. Bickhart is the only surviving brother of the de ceased. He was married Oct. 14, I860 by Rev. C. ;. Erlenmeyer to Harriet Wetzel of Northumberland county. They had!) children, 7 of whom survive : 1. Kale, married to E. L. Bums of Sellnsgrove. They have two children. 2. Sarah, married Jonathan Thomas of Kreanier. They have J children. 3. John, residing at Kreanier, mar ried Miss Ida Helm f Aline. 2 chil dren. 4. William, resides at home, married Laura Snyder of Fremont. No children. "i. Hose, (6) Cora and (7) Charles are single. Rev. H. (i. Suable preached the fun eral sermon. That Lewlohurtj Uridine. Last week the board of commission ers of Northumoerland and Union counties and their attorneys Journeyed to Harrisburg to talk bridge with the state board of property. Neither coun ty is able to stand the pressure of build ing a bridge across the West Branch at Lewisburg under an act passed by the last Legislature familiarly known as the Fo.'ht hill. Northumberland county already has ti bonded indebtedness of 1108,900, and can issue no more unless the people so vote when the question is submitted. The aasessed valuation for all county purpose-, is in round numbers ', "'o,; INK), and the tax levied and collected will not permit any extra bridges to lie built. Northumberland county's share of the proposed structure will foot up in the Deighborhood of 886,000. A birthday party was given Friday evening for John W. Walter of Frank lin township.