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d LIPAGE SI~ MI~. VIRGINIA RATTER {Mrs. Bessie Virginia Ritter, widow of James It. Ritter, died in her sleep earlj; Monday morning, February 14 at her home on Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg. She had been ill for two years with com.plications. She was .born in Mifflinburg Oc- tober 31. 1868. the daughter of ]Enoch and Sarah Louise Miller. and was the last of her immediate fam- ily. She was a member of the St. J'ohn's Evangelical and Reform~d Church, and a charter member of the Twentieth Century Club of Miff- linburg and the Music Club. Services were held Thurs~l~y af- ternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the L. W. Strunk and Son Funeral Parlor. Rev. J. It. Stoudt officiated and in- terment was made in the Mifflin- burg Cemetery. MARGARET 'SPANGLER Mrs. Margaret Moyer Spanlzler, widow of Ammon Spangler, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, February 13, us a result of a heart attack at her home in Mifflinburg. She would have been 73 years of age April 26. Mrs. Spartgler had lived at Center- ville for 30 years where her husband was a school teacher and also a gov- ernment employee at Highsplre. Mr. . - Survlvtag in addition to his wife, the former Carrie Nell Swengle are a daughter, Mrs. George F. Lang, a granddaughter and a sister, Mrs. William Rossman, the latter of Miff- linburg. Funeral services were held at 2:00 o'clock on February 7 at the CaN vary Church. Interment was made at Baltimore. MRS. MARY SPYKER Mrs. Mary Spyker, 77, of Lewis- burg, widow of H. ~yer Spyker, died Monday morning, February 14. in the Williarnsport Hospital, a few hours after she had been admitted in a critical condition. Surviving are two daughters, Miss M~ria Spyker, at home, and Mrs. ~lizabeth Owens, of Virginia. Services were held Thursday af- ternoon, February 17 from the late zesidence. Interment was made in Lewisburg Cemetery. FEBRUARY 18th-- Paul Gast Margaret Ellen Gast Mrs. Loren Hoffman Raymond Jows Kathryn Hartley Mrs. Charles Ulrich Mrs. Frank Mosch FEBRUARY 19th-- Spangler died two and a half years ago. She was born in Snyder County April 26, 1872, the daughter of the late Jackson and Catherine Moyer. Surviving are two sisters. Mrs. ttarry Lindig, Sunbu~y, and Mrs. Paul Brungard. of Mifflinburg; and four brothers. John Moyer. of Can- Pot. Harry Sterling Isaac Grouse Mrs. Levi Shoemaker Wayne Henry Moyer Percy Engelman Fred Pick Lloyd Walter Linn Edward Mench Martha Feese (83) andaigua, N. Y.: George Moyer of Los Angeles, Calif.: Martin Moyer, of Northumberland, and Nelson Moyer of MifEinburg. Funeral services were held at 2 : . o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the L. W. Strunk and Son Funeral Par- ]or, Mifflinburg. Burial was made in the Penn's Creek Cemetery. The Rev. J. R. Stoudt officiated. W. F, SANDERS WilIiam Franklin Sanders, 83, a retired farmer died Sunday, Febru- ary 13 at his home in Penn's Creek. Death was due to complications. He is survived by a son, Jacob, and two daughters, Mrs. Floyd Mill- er and Mrs. John Showers, all of Penn's Creek; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and the following sisters: Mrs. Katie Wet- zel of Middleburg; Mrs. Harry Mill- er and Mrs. Reno Maurer of New Berlin, and Mrs. H. C. Guthrie of Northumberland. Services were held at the late home Thursday, February 17, at 2 i~; ~i ~? ~ s~!.~', p" m., with the Rev. H. B. Zechman, Reformed minister; officiating. In- terment was made in the Penn's Creek Union Cemetery. ;! , ~:#'~ f?U 5 MRS. DORA PU/MJEL Mrs. Dora Mac Purcel, widow of the late Warren Purcel, died at her home in Lewisburg, Saturday, Feb- ruary 12. A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard Murphy, she was born in Lewisburg December 15, 1868. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Ione Campbell and one grandson, William Richard. Funeral services were held from the late home :Monday afternoon, February 14. Interment was made In Lewlsburg Cemetery. FEBItUARY 20th-- Elaine Wagner John Berger Mrs. Paul Brungard Mrs. O. T. Eisenhut~ Marjorie Musser I. M. Reber (89) Mrs. Anna Hollenbach William Diehl FEBRUARY 21st-- Mary Iddings Kathryn Walburn P. L. Hommel Dorothy Jean Haney .i John Rath~n Doris Elaine Catherman FEBRUARY 22nd-- Mrs. Perry Hoffman James W. Bingaman Mrs. Owen Stees George Dieffenderfer Mrs. Ernest Klingler Mrs. Marshall Stees Ralph W. Zimmerman Mrs. Guy Diehl Charles A. Hoover .~EB~RUARY 23rd-- Lester Zimmerman Helen Hartley Mary Ellen Brungard Mrs. Annie Hartman IgEV. FOSTER U. GnU, D. D. The Rev. Foster U. Gift, D. D., . rastor and director of instruction at the Lutheran 'Deaconess ~Vfother House and Training School at BaN tlmore, Maryland died at the 1W~y- land General Hospital in that place on February 4, after an illness of one month. Dr. Gift served as trainer and in- structor at the Lutheran Deaconess Mbther House from 19"2'2-1940. He was also pastor of Calvary Church Ealtimore from 1910~1922. Since his ~ili!~!t rettremen~ in 1940 he has served as SUpply pastor for a number of Bai- t!more churches, including St. ~te- Harry Sheesley Freida Yarger Mrs. David Maurer Geraldine Valentine Marlin C. Renn Mrs. F~anklin P. Miller Ned King FE~P~UARY 24th-~ Spyker Kurtz Mrs. Ella Walter Mrs. Melvin ' James Miller Charles It. Mitchell Jacob Lamey Mrs. O. A. Jamison Roy Starfford Dubs, Jr. Constance Ann Hershberger ANNIVERSARIES ~VIr. and Mrs. William Katherman of East Chestnut Street will observe the fifty-second anniversary of their marriage on Saturday, February 19. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eng]ehart of Pleasant Grove will observe the fourteenth anniversary of their mar- i~age on Sunday, February 20. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Mitch of Wal- nut Street will observe the tenth anniversary of their marriage on Sunday, February 20. Mr. and Mrs. William Diehl of Hartleton will observe the forty- seventh anniversary of their marri- age on Sunday, February 20. The l~iiffl... ~.~, Telegraph, Mi~Anburg, Penn&, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Dieffenderfer of Pleasant Grove will observe the fortieth anniversary of their marri- age on Monday, February 21. Mr. and Mrs. James O. Siear of Lewisburg, R. D. 3. will observe the thirty-eighth anniversary of their marriage on Monday, February 21. Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Grove of Chestnut Street will observe the taventy-sixth anniversary of their marriage on Tuesday, February 22. ,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reidell of Miff]inburg will observe the seventh anniversary of their marrmge on Tuesday, F~bruary 9~.. Rev. and Mrs. N. J. Dubs of Miff- Iinburg will observe the forty-fourth anniversary of their marriage on Wednesday, February 23. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Chambers of Mifflin,burg will observe the thir- ty-fourt2] anniversary of their mar- riage on Thursday, February 24. WITH THE SICK - - Mrs. Lewis Stover has been ill with a severe attack of the grippe for the past several weeks. M. I. Shively, proprietor of the Mifflinburg Bakery, has been con- fined to bed in his home on East Market Street with a severe attack oi pleurisy. Cyrus Ituhl, who has been con- fined to his home on Millmont, R. D., for the past six weeks the result of an attack of the flu, suffered a re- lapse which has confined him to bed I)onnle Ruhl of Millmont, R. D., has been confined to his home for the past ~veek with a severe cold. Joan Bingaman was confined to her home on West Chestnut Street last week with a streptococci throat infection. COMING EVENTS ~,XE)AY EVENING, February 1S at 8:30 o'clock, the Community Cou%cil will meet at the Community Centre. FTtIDAY EVENING, February 18, the Woman's Missionary Society of of the Evangelical Church, will meet at the home of Mrs. Thomas M. Musser, East Market Street. :MONDAY EVENING, February 21 the Altruist Bible Class of St. John's Reformed Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Clarence Chambers on Chestnut Street. ~AY EVERNI~G, February 22, The Athenaeum Club will meet at the home of Mrs. J. S. Purnell, Market Street. Miss Helen C. Hub- bell, supervisor of the Rural Child Welfare Unit of Pennsylvania, will be the guest speaker. THURSDAY EVENING. February 24 at 8 o'clock the regular meeting[ of the Mother's Auxiliary of Boy Scout Troop 20 will be held in the i Community Building. - Try Our Commercial ~rinting - The regular meeting of Scouts was held in the with 24 scouts and 1 leader The meeting was opened '.ute to the flag and the ond Oath led by John Beckley, and Donald pectively. :Mr. Adams gave the ping report which showed aid Adams caught the most He caught 15 rabbits. There will be a paper Saturday, February 19, 9:00 o'clock. A Board of Review will Thursday, the 17th., at 9:i for Scouts wishing CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our thanks and ~ppreciation neighbors and friends for acts of kindness and ex sympathy extended to us illness and death of our We especially wish to who sent the beautiful and supplied automobiles tuneral. 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