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MIDDLEBURGH, SIHTBER COUNTY, PEIOTA., MAY 7, 1903.
Vnd the Buu n
Seat, Tout w arm .
L or Usi Prominent.
it Mtufy C-riHy
Lh th Thirst tor
L,u have opened a new
Vler of Pennscreck was at
L winters of New Berlin
Ch town Monday.
Carks of Lewlstown paid
narents iu ranKini.
Lh.Ptter of Mt Pleasant
Li rhu-lea Newman of
ft spent Sunday in town.
Ui H.lioch Dald a visit
jt Mitnluburg, aud vlclu-
Zechman and 8on of
Lnshlp were In town Mod-
I I .Via Altltf WAV ii
iff 18 uuk mo vuv " J
,h?y can be sold by the
L of Franklin dropped in
Justness call Thursday of
Pawliug has had a very
of pneumonia durlug the
tin VuanM nf RunbUfV is
time with J. M. Leeeer
. . J l LI.
rs. a most aesirauie
M.'atiug price at Swartz
For ry of the lower end of
a County Beat visitor
i, foreman of the Eliza-
. K.'n, uw-a'M. Mill
(rovewereat the County
'ltteumyer, Jr., is now
v Orleans on a business
F. Bpecht and daughter
n spent several days with
auffer and wife Sunday
to the latter's brother,
W. E. Houseworth of
transacted business at the
unman left Tuesday for
uere he has secured em
nmel, daughter of Wm.
jf Middlecraek township,
r of Union township has
store at Produce, a new
oyer, the popular insur
Selinsgrove, was at the
a Womeldotf left Satur
course in music at Al
jie page. She offers
Sin millinery. .
Winey of Beavertown
ay of last week in thl
any of her friends.
Inyder of Cleveland, Ohio,
a his grandfather, John
tirday and Monday.
Riegel and daughter,
a visit to friends and
reeburg last week,
fclusof the firm of Bro
n of Mt. Pleasant Mills
unty Beat Monday,
lerized lor Ladies' Shirt
?e varieties and at bar-
Jwarts & Qrayblll.
Mley of Kratzervllle has
pr u remittance sent in
hade, one of the Editors
towQ "Hoiald" was at
capIUl last Friday,
'k is serlouslv 111 imr
iHels not expected to re
eled Tuesday night.)
tor for a prescripUon
ddleburtp Trni fitnra
ines and Whiskies for
J. Q. Snyder of Beavertown was at
the County Meat Tuesday morning.
Chaa. A. Melsor of Thoinpsontown
was a Mlddlebuivylsitor this week.
The Mlddltffcttf Drug Store has ad
ded a full lineW pure Wines and
Whiskies for ruSKcal use.' tf.
. Work on the Lutheran parsonage is
progressing rapidly. . It will be a cre
dit to the towu and congregation.
You cau getjyifJkWiues aud Whis
kies for medical utthe Middleburg
Durg Store. tf.
Br. J. It. Dimm, one of the profess
ors of Susquehauna University, Sellus
grove, was at the County Beat Satur
day. Mrs. Dr. I. O. Barber aud Children
of Danville paid a visit to her sitter,
Mian Amanda Wittenmyvr iu Frank
lin. Miss Desbte Sampsell. who had been
vlsitlug friends at Peuns Creek, return
ed home and Is agalu the belle of the
. The County Commissioners had a
meeting last Friday to settle up the
bills for the Pine street bridge at Bellns
grove. H. Q. Frederick of Millersburg was
in towu Monday night to interview
the towu Council on a water works
Chief Burgess John F. Stetler spent
Monday night in Newport to meet the
School Board on some building plans
Clark Buyer, who had been to Bust
Pittsburg relumed to bis home at l'.ix
tonville, aud was a Middleburg calk'i
Dr. Levi Itooke of Win field aud
Hon. Joseph C. Bucher of Lewisburg
were at Suyder County's capital last
C. O. Bingaman of Paxtonvllle, for
merly of this place, has gone to Lewis
town to accept a position as motormau
on the trolley line.
Calvin O. Stroup, clerk iu his
father's store at Stroptown, was a Sun
i..vw.n(tq thl place. CaL has u
Geo. 8. Bomlg, the efficient black
smith of Sellnsgrove, passed through
town Wednesday of last week with a
handsome well-bred Stallion.
Dr. Walter has put a glass front and
a glass side in the office of the Central
Hotel. . This makes a remarkable im
provement in the appearance.
When you want to talk to this office
by 'Phone, call 202, Middleburg. Or
ders for Subscription, Job Printing and
Advertising can be sent by 'Phone
WANTED; loo girlsigood Vages,
light clean work, pernBknbktosition.
4-30-St Bunbury, Pa.
Geo. D. Fisher of Sellnsgrove was at
Middleburg last week representing the
Continental Casualty Company. He
Insures against accident and sickness.
F. E. Bower is kept busy attending
to his practice both in Union and
Snyder Counties. He has an office
both In this place and in Lewlshurg.
, Ex-County Commissioner Phares
Herman, Charles Botdorf, John M.
Moyer and Frank Richter of Sellns
grove were at the Court House Fri
day. Bev. B. F. Houston of Indianapolis
delivered a temperance lecture Sunday
evening in the Lutheran Church.
Prof. W. D. Blair of Mifflinburg Bang
You can getJWnes and Whiskies
anywhere,0TTrhen you want the
best, tor Medical The, bet a prescription
from your DoctjawSfgo to the Mid
dleburg Drug'Store for it. tf.
The contract for the New Bridge at
Centreville was awarded to the York
Bridge Co., as their bid was the lowest
presented. It was lower than the bids
for a wooden bridge, '
If you have a late item of News,
call us up by 'Phone, No. 202, Middle
burg, and let us have it If you do not
have all the particulars, send us what
you have. We will do the rest
Mrs. E. C. Anfand will have her
Bummer MUtffiexy opening Thursday,
Friday and Bafucdayof this 'week.
She will have a lNMnumber of readv
trimmed hats. yOnd her ad in the
W. A. LuU and wife of Shippens
burg spent several days In town visit
ing friends.; Mr. Lutz just returned
from Chicago where he secured a cou
tract to supply Bears, Roebuck and Co.
with a large supply of pants from his
The June Court advertising appears
in the Post this week. -
T. W. Stlever of Pleasant Mills wss
In town Tuesday afternoon.
Preaching in ths U. B. church Bun
day at 7:30 p. m. Communion services
after the sermon. All are invited to
attend. N. A. Kiracofe, Pastor.
Wm. P. Seifred was awarded $5433
against the P. R. R. Co. by our courts
Feb. 1002. The cine will come up l e
fore the Supreme Court next week.
Stetler's Cornet Band sppeared on
the streeta Saturday evening and
Rave a delightful open air Concert on
Market Square. The citizens are al
ways glad to hear this excellent music
The Memorial tablet, purchased In
honor of Rev. I. P. Neff, will be un
veiled Sunday morning In the Luhter
an church. Revs. I. P. Neff of Jeffer
son county and J. H. Weber of Bun
bury will make addresses.
The case of Wm. P. Seifred, vs. the
Pennsylvania Railroad Company tried
In our courts will be taken to the
Supreme Court Seifred secured a ver
dict here and the Railroad Company
has appealed the case to a higher tri
Rev. Elins Noll aud wife of New
York spent Sunday In town. Rev.
Noll preached sermons Sunday morn
ing and evening Iu the Reformed
church and iu the afternoon at Artley's
church. By many he Is considered a
favorite applicant for this charge.
Fred Kurtz, Editor of the Lewisburg
"Journal and wife, John Bucher, as
lintant Cashier of the Lewisburg
National Bank and Miss Elizabeth
Stewart of State College, were guests
at the Washington House from Satur
day evening till Sunday afternoon.
Swartz & GraybiH invite the public
in general to examine the beautiful
line of Ladies' ShoVs and Oxfords and
fine dress shoes for VfljJ. These shoes
are were made of gooTleather aud are
offered lower than ever lfore.
A tarn Kline of 'r m ut spent Sun
day In town.
Joseph Mnaser and wife spent Saur
day at Freeburjr.
Dora Weaver of Melserville spent!
Saturday in town. ;
THE FUTURE REVEALED.
Coming Events Cast Their Shadows
The readers of the Post are request
ed to send us announcements of all
If you wish a
trimmed in p
App theie with a
hats aud bonnets.
hat or bonnet
le. Go to A.
Mrs. J. G.
line of trimmed
Give her a call.
Our town had an overdose of smoke
and dust last Thursday evening. Ths
smoke was so thick that every one
thought there was fire iu the town. It
bus since been learned that this was
the experience of every town in this
section of the state. Mountain fires
caused the smoke.
Have you ever read any of Sweden
borg's Works? If notill yw send
me your address eiuhtsiag a Vtamp or
two and I will riiail rub one of his
books FREE. State wbjtierou want
It in English or in GermaiV
80 Cleveland street,
tf. OraLge, N.J.
Dr. S. D. Dlffenderfer, Dental Grad
uate, formerly of Beaver Springs, Pa.,
offers his service to the pujuio. He Is
equipped with the latesy methods in
Deutistry. All workginranteed. Of
fice on East Market street, in John
Moatz's Building, Middleburg, Pa.
Beginiugia May he will visit the
following towns on days below:
McClure Hotel, first Monday of each
month; Beavertown Hotel, first Tues
day of each month; Beaver Springs
Hotel, third Tuesday of each month;
Frceburg, Empire House, third Wed
nesday of each month. tf.
Social for Rev. Noll and Wife.
Monday evening a pleasant Social
was given by Mrs. John N. Brosius in
honor of Rev. Noll and wife of New
York. The evening was pleasantly
spent with games and social conversation.
Those present were: Misses Mollle
Bolender, Claire Wlney, Dllla Stetler,
Susie Winey, Elva Baker, Carey Willis,
Mrs. I. H. Bowersox, Anna, Helen
and Marrlet Brosius.
Refreshments were served Rev. and
Mrs. Noll left Tuesday for his parents'
home In Reading.
Ran into a Fence.
' Thomas R. Johnson and friend of
Lewlstown passed through this place
Monday on an automobile. On their
way home their auto ran into a fenoe
this side of Beavertown and broke off
two posts and smashed a lot of paling.
The boys straightened up their ve
hicle, paid 13.00 for a broken fence and
started for home. '
W. B. Winey and family attended .events. No charge will be made to
a funeral near RichBeld Saturday. publlbh the same when the event is of
Uteidiiiger Bros, are having a double public Importance.
set of stringers placed in their sld
Misses Dora Libby, Besle Smith and
Bertha Beaver spent Sunday out of
Reuben Ftnsterbuah, who bad been
staying at Mlffliuburg, returned home
Saturday afterooou the Taunery was
shut down on account of a broken
W. B. Winey taught a tract of wood
laud of John lU'iiuinger, Sr., Jul
Wm. Aurand, ugrut of the Clement's
estate, shipped a car load of Lumber
W. M. Winey Is shipping 300 tons of
Rock Oak Bark to Lancaster, Pa., this
Katie hhambach of Klssimme, who
had been working at the Eagle Hotel
for the past eight mouths, returned
home to stay.
We will have a special Hue of Ladies
white shirt waists on opening days.
Apr. 20, In Penn twp., D. Wallace
Laudensluger of heart trouble, Co. F
131 P. V. I. Aged about 60 yrs. In
terment May 2.
Apr. 24, iu Sellnsgrove, Hetty, re
lict of John Stahley. Aged 85 yin.
Apr. 24, near McKees Half Falls,
Jeremiah B. Hull. Aged about 70
Mai riant; License,
f Wm. A. Walter, Middleburg.
Catherine A. ll. ibst, Globe Mills.
JR. Frank Dock, Kantz,
(Ellen N. Spotts, Mt Pleasant Mills.
Our full line of notions will be re
duced on opening days.
Our farmers are busy planting
J Pi " "-.O'""-'; ;;'ickely
were BpUillig Ounuay at Kantz and
Kile Kerstetter is lame since he
bought his last horses
David Ilnover and son, Don,
were transacting business at Aline
Mrs A F Soli nee and Daughter
Lena, of Kantz were spending a few
days in town
W Arthur Schnee was at the
county seat to transact business Sat
urday In our vicinity about two thirds
of our young folks are having the
J I Yergar was in Frauklin Sun
day visiting his son-in-law, John
Frank Weaver, a young gentle
man of Freeburg, was in our local
ity visiting friends Saturday
Miss Katie Iliem, of McKees,
has been spending last week with
her sister, Mrs. F. J. Kerstetter.
Simon Ranch of Freeburg, was
a business caller in our locality on
Levi Gelnett, our enterprising
merchant, was to Philadelphia and
Baltimore last week and bought a
nice lot of spring and summer
Elmer Troup and wife were to
Richfield last week one day on
Frank Yerger left for the state of
Washington, Monday, where he in
tends to spend some time.
Miss Joyce Yergar is in Sunbury
to slay a few days.
District President, Wm. Brown
and his brother, Arthur Brown,
president of P.O. S. of A. camp 451
Freeburg were in our camp Wed
The Freetnont Garfield Cornet
Band is practising for the 30th of i
May as they expect to furnish the
best of music for the day.
The Smith Sunday school have
elected the following officers : 8upt
E. Mitterling; Asst., Allen Valen
tine; See., Banks Womer ; Asst.,
Aba. Kratzer ; Treas., F. Deitz ;
Organist, Lydia Deitz ; Chorrister,
Mrs. Henry Swartzlander ;' Librar-
Satitruav, May 2 last day to file
widows' appraisements and accounts
. for confirmation at June Court
Satcbdav, May 0, A Moon light pic
nic in the evening at Globe Mills.
Saturday, May 10, A festival and
Cake Walk will be held at Beaver
town by the C. M. A. Lodge.
8UNDAV, May 17, Church Dedication
at Glotm Mills.
Thursday, May 21. Ascension Day.
Tuesday, May 19, 20 aud 21st, Minis
terial, Sunday School and VL L. C.E.
Convention, United Evan. Church at
Wednesday, May 27, Republican
Hi ate Convention at ilarrlbbuag.
Saturday, May 30, the Ladies' Aid
Society of the Reformed Church will
hold a Fete on the Church Lawn.
Saturday, May 30, Memorial Day
for the Decoration of the Soldiers'
Monday, June 1, Regular term of
Sacrifice Sale of Shoes.
V . I. (iarniau has received a large
consignment of shots. These shoes
have been bought at u sacrifice rale
and will be disixMed of at these sacri
fice prices :
Ladies' Light Weight, 80c.
Ladles' Medium Weight, 7."c.
Ladies Oxford Tiw, 73o.
Ladies' Patent LeaWr Sandals, 75c.
Misses' Shoes aud SlrWrs, sizes 11 to
2. cents, a
Men's liess4hpll Sue.
Men's EVerDay KhoesJl.OO.
Child's slfWs 2 to 7,
These shounrS made of good solid
lealfier. 77w J not a detontiv imlU
in the lot The Jobbers disposed of
luesa at much less than regular prices,
because some shapes are slightly out of
Do not get the idea that these goods
will last all the time. If you want s
bargain, come at once, as these prices
will continue only while this special
After this stock is exhausted, these
prices can not be duplicated. Do not
wait Como now. tf
Letter to D Bolender
Dtar Sir: Milk, so much u quart-
part water. Ii it milk?
much satisfaction will it give?
much nourishment? J low
customers will it win.
Mixed puiut is the same as water
aud milk. It muis to bo cheap,
but it nu't. Devoe lead aud zinc
is rich milk, it's creamy milk: seems
to be costly, but Un't. Covers
more square feet to the gallon;
covers ic better; makes labor go
further; lasts more years than any
mixed jaiut; lasts more years than
lead aud oil.
The cheapest iwiut in the world,
made by the oldest concern iu
America 14U years old.
Mr. J. J. Hall,Slitllie!l, Pa.,
at i tee:
I had always used 4) gullons of
lead aud oil for my luiifc; this
summer I bought 40 gallons of
Devoe Load and Zinc lor tlie same
house uud had 10 gallons lefi.
V. W. Devoe & Co.,
P.S. 1. 1 Smiili of Sunbury
wlls our paint
Accident at the tannery.
A series of accidents occurred at
the taunery Saturday. In the morn
ing the governor valve at the engine
unhooked.. After dinner, the horse
tramped in a nail and later the main
shaft was broken and comiiellfd a
The Central Hotel.
Any one coming to Middleburg,
would do well to stop at the Central
Hotel, and try the Marks' Brand of 8
year old, ALL RYE WHISKEY,
there is not one particle of headache in
this old goods. The bar is well stocked
with Brandies and Wines. The house
has been newly refurnished. The table
will be supplied with the best the mar
ket affords, and I would be pleased to
have a share of your patronage.
W. S. Kuiin, Proprietor,
(20-8-t) Middleburg, Pa.
Examination for Professional
Applicants for professional Certlfiates
will be examined at Freeburg, May 15.
The requirements are, at least three
years successful experience in teaching,
have an average of less than one and
one-half in the branches.
Successful teachers, now holding
professional Certlfiates, can take the
examination in the added branches at
the regular examination.
Geo. W. Walborn, Co., 8upt
For Masonic Homes.
Free Masons are much interested in
a movement to establish "Masonic
Homes" on au eutirely new basis, pro
viding not only for the care of indigent
brethtren but alo their wives, widows
and children. The measure has been
endorsed by a number of lodges and
John W. Farnsworth, of Danville, who
as District Deputy, Grand Master is one
of a committee appointed to confer with
the lodges of this district, states that
he finds Free Masons practically un
animous In supporting this departure,
which carries with it increased helpful
jness and broadening charily.
Have You Eaten "?" .
foods on the market now that one
hardly knows how to distinguish be
tween them. "t" should not be class
ed with the others. There is no other
that compares with "Jt as one trial
will convince you. "f" is more
healthful, strengthening aud tastes
better. Made by a new process and
ready to eat by adding milk. Get a
package to-day at your grocers.
Telephone Open All Night.
The United Telephone company has
granted the request of the Lewisburg
patrons for a continuous service at this
exchange, and au operator is now at
the switch board all night. This ser
vice was greatly needed, and wiil be
appreciated by the patrons in this sec
tion. The exchange heretofore closed
at eleven at night, when the phones
went out of business.
"Jf Makes Strength.
Iu these days when the children
take violent exercise aud parents are
more active than ever, people look
more to the food they eat. By scien
tific process the new cereal HJt " con
taining all the nourishment of pure
selected grain has been so prepared as
to make a perfect food, cooked and
ready to eat. "" makes strength and
prepares the body and brain for i.ctive
duties. Everybody like "It". Try
At grocers everywhere.
May 2, by Rev. D. I. Schaffer, Benj.
Death at .New Berlin.
After a lapse of a few days' illness,
David Ilerlacher died at his home in
New Berlin on April 21st, aged 75 yrs.
2 months aud 2S days. Mr. Herlacher
was born In New Berlin and was mar
ried to a daughter of the late Rev. W.
W. Orwlg, D. D., dee'd. After mar
riage they resided in Lock Haven for
about 22 years; then removed to Cleve
laud, 0 whare he had employment for
27 years Iu the Book Establishment of
the Evangelical Association. Nearly
three years ago they returned to Penn
sylvania locating in Mifflinburg; after
ward they went to New Berlin where
they have ever since resided.
Surviving him are his wife, his
brothers, Geo. of New Berlin, Harry of
Freeport, Ills., and a s'ter, Mrs. Fred
erick Aurand, of Mifflinburg.
ian, W. Arthur Schnee; lAjwistant Franklin Dock, and Ellen N. Spotts,!day,
j-iiuiui iau Amos Miuia ava UUU1 ii ivouu, 4. m
You are rpjrffaLifc.
our summer uuuwer J
Invited to atteud