Upper End Happenings 1885

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Upper End Happenings 1885 - on at was was it The lie no to of to of sat - -...
on at was was it The lie no to of to of sat - - night about 12 o'clock to go to Georgetown Georgetown and put a caboose and two cars the track that had been thrown off by breaking of an axle. The personal property of Samuel Snyder, Snyder, in jail for adultery, was sold by sheriff. Tuesday. The amount realized was veiy small. Mrs. Pollie Sultzbaugh, an aged lady of this place, narrowly escaped death the railroad last Friday morning, while on her way to visit her son, Mr. Jacob Sultzbaugh, the mason, living in the classic suburb of Frogtown. The largest building of the Agricultu ral works is now up and is to be used the wood working department. It is 38x 74 feet and one story high. The frame work of the blacksmith's department also in position and is nearly as large the other building. The intense cold weather Las stopped the work for several days. A thirty horse power engine and boiler have keen purchased of Messrs. Raymond & Campbell, of Middletown, the price paid being $11,145. Millersburg Herald. Prof. Wm. Mover, of Frccburg, Snyder couuty, will open a course singing practice practice at Elizabethville on Thursday even ing. Rev. S. Xuhn, of Elizabethville, was on last Wednesday evening agreeably surprised In having the members of his different charges call upon him en masse, bringing with them such articles as are usually tendered at donations, thereby proving to him tueir esteem oi nis ser vices as a minister oi the Gospel among them. Kirkpatrick Post, No. 212, was repre sented at the Grand Army Encampment at Harrisburg this week by comrades Simon S. Bowman, W. B. Meetch, W. M. Ilartman, Henry Cordcs, D. Y. L - enker and J. L. SeeboTd. Fisherville Post and William8town Post had a large represen tation at the encampment. Mrs. A. A. Wood, of .Brooklyn, JN. x., nee Miss Aline Walters, formerly of Har risburg, oamo to Millersburg on Tuesday on a brief visit to her friend, Miss Bessie Link. Her husband was the trusted private private secretary of General Grant. This week has been noted in Aimers - burg for its brilliant social events. Tho death ot Dr. A. J. ronuus was the first death since that of Major S. P. Auch - muty in November. The contract for carrying the mail from Millersburg to Gratz, and from Georgetown Georgetown to Elizabethville has been awarded to Z. T. Rice, of New Bloomfleld. Also the route from Georgetown to Millers - town, has been awarded to tbe same contractor. It afiords us extreme pleasure to learn that County Supeiintendent R. M. M'Neal has decided to become a citizen of Millersburg. At a regular meeting of the school board held on Saturday evening, E. W. Stcever was elecled president of the board to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Dr. A. J. Pontius. Mr. Steever has been acting as president pro tem. during the illness of the president. One of our townsman, Mr. James L. Meek, has been summoned to attend as a juror to the United States District Court to convene in Philadelphia on Monday morning the 16th inst. Citizens cornet band hereby wish to extend their thanks to Kilpatrick Post, G. A. R., for their assistance and liber ality toward erecting a new band hall. The surface indications point to a lively contest for constable between now and election day. Lykens Kegister. Johnny Fennel gave a royal supper to a goodly number of friends at the West End Hotel on Monday evening, in celebration celebration of his twenty - third birthday. Heilncr Post, No. 232, G. A. R., of this place, have made arrangements to treat our citizens to a dramatic entertainment entertainment on Wednesday evening, February 25, when "The Hidden Hand," a popular play, will be rendered in wood Templars' hall. The came of quoits last Saturday after noon at George lrving's, between James Holden, ot Tower City, and JSd. Hess, f Loyalton, was witnessed by a crowd of nearly one hundred people. The pitching pitching was pronounced the best ever done by either man. Holden made 61 points to 43 for Hess. The second same is to come off at Loyalton to - morrow. The twenty - fifth anniversary of the Sunday school of Zion Lutheran church will be appropriately celebrated next Sunday afternoon and evening. lion. A. a . Thompson and capt. J. li. M'Coy represented Heilner Post at the Grand Army Encampment. Several other members of the Post were also in attendance. Tho widow of Joseph Low, ot East Wiconisco, expired suddenly yesterday neon. She was prostrated from illness while milking and rendered unconscious. Tho officers of Wiconisco Lodge, No. 043, I. O. G. T., wero installed on Tuesday Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, as fellows : W. C. T., Harper T. Bressler; R. S., Maggie Evans; L. 8. Rosaline Kendall; W.V. T., Maggie Deitrick; W. 8., Robert Kendall; Kendall; W. A. 8., Annie Hawk; W. F. S., Susie Kaufman; W. T., John Ceester; W. M., Johh Deiner; W. D. M.1, Ella Deitrick, W. C, Isaac W. Hol - and; W . I. G., Mame Mark; W. O. G., oster Hoclander; P. W. C. T., Emma Chester. The Good Templers' Convention at Wiconisco was a grand success. The meeting in the M. E. church ou Friday evening was an immense affair. The ?rincipalteatureswere recitations byMisses reno Workman and Emma Chester, of Wiconisco, Sallie Rea of Lykens and Sadie Williams, of Williamstown. The Wiconisco choir, under the direction of Dr. Schofleld, rendered some excellent music. Rose of Sharon Lodge, of Williamstown, Williamstown, was well represented, the members taking an active part in the exercises. exercises. The banquet in K. of P. Hall was also a pleasant affair. The members of the Evangelical congregation congregation at Gratz joined last Thursday evening and paid their pastor, Rev. G. D. Sweigert. of Berrysburg, a flying visit and greatly surprised the family by having having provided them with numerous articles of provisions, horse feed, etc., for which the party was nearuiy tnanked. The Williamstown high school, assisted by the teachers of the district, are busilv engaged preparing to give an entertainment entertainment in Odd Fellows' Hall, on Monday and Tuesday evenings, February 23 and 24. The proceeds are to be appropriated to the purchase of an" encyclopedia for tbe school. . Uniontown is the possessor of another sensation in the way of a faith cure, if there is any such thing. Miss Agnes Klinger, daughter of Mr. Samuel Klin ger, has been an invalid for the last two years, not being able to walk a step 'in all this time without the aid of crutches. She received a letter from a distance one day last week, upon reading which the lady arose from her chair, threw aside her crutches and walked. Tbe case is indeed indeed a remarkable one. We hope this sudden change may prove real and lasting. Miss Klinger is about twenty - two years old. Mlllersburg Sentinel. Millersburg and Elizabethville growing closer day by day. are

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 13 Feb 1885, Fri,
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