Levi Oberly

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Levi Oberly - •CHiiFFEBSTOWN HEWS. _-rina, wife of J«.bn...
•CHiiFFEBSTOWN HEWS. _-rina, wife of J«.bn Btaley, of this -town-ydied on Wednesday moruing, and btrTnneral takes place-this noruing. age was 79 yean, and for a number of years she had been stone blind. Sue was a member of tbe Lutheran chnrch, and her character was adorned with all the Christian graces. Daniel Brendle sold a tract of wond land containing 7$ acres, to Hoses Dier wachter, for 1300 Sunday afternoon, a beautiful and rich toned chapel organ, manufactured by the "Miller Organ company was dedicated t<> tbe service of God in St. Paul's Reformed chnrch under tbe anopiecs of tbe senior departmentof the Sunday School The dedicatory services were conducted by tbe pastor;Rev. A J. Bachman, and Mrs. 8. B. Royer. organist of the Sunday school, played tbe orpsn. while tbe solemn xUB'ns performed The instrument wan dedicated free of debt. In honor'of tbe occasion a service of song was rendered, in which the Reformed Sunday Mshnol and tbe Reformed and Lutheran choir*, both led by Prof. J. F. Gable, participated. participated. The eingitig wis most pxo^i enr,. Addressee were delivered by Dr. T V. Miller and Rev Bacbman. The insr.ru- I mental and vocal solos, by Prof H. P. Zsllrr, formed a most deligbtlul surprise as well as a rare treat for the audience. Prof. Zsller is a musician of magnifi cent gifts and perfect culture, and very easily holds his place in the highest rank. At the regular morning service in the church he sang the solo. Jesus, Lover of Hy Soul," playing the organ accompaniment himself, and in the evening be-presided at the organ byre quest of Miss Flora Gable, organist. Had the weather been fair the Richland and Hillbach choirs would also have partici paled in tbe song service. Ou W«fdue»d«y Dr. and Mrs. Thou. V Miller will close their mansion on Prospect Prospect Hill and move to Lebanon fur tbt printer. A.-rso(rementa are being made for a joint debate between tbe Cioeionian Literary Literary society, of this tnwn, and the Kleinfeltereville society. The joint com mittee will hold its first meeting this evening. - It is hard luck when a person is in fine fettle for a successful set to with a Thanksgiving turkey and the turkey fails to materialize. We know of a mau who bad the experience. Yesterday the Reformed church bell , as tolled in token of the death of Levi Oberly, a former landlord of the Frank lin House. His last residence was some distance below Reading, but his remains will be brought here for burial on Wednesday Wednesday morning, at 10 o'clock, and Rev T. C. Leinbaoh will deliver a sermon in the Reformed church. The deceased was an innkeeper to tbe manor born and tad hosts Of friends.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 05 Dec 1893, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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