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~ i (~ : Keystone Telegraph Preas, Inc., Publishers Entered as Second-Class Matter nt the Post Office, Mifflinburg, Pa., under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1789 $2.80 Per Year. Publtahed Every Vol. 81 MIFFLINBURG, PENNA., THURSDAY, OC~IX3BER 26, 1944 NO. ~Mrs. Ruth 'May Pursley, 44, was instantly `wher~ her husband, William S. ~Pursley, driving to their at Weikert from Laurelton at a.m., Sunday, ~ailed to negoti- a curve in the road near Wet- The car crashed into a tree, bounced back on the road and into two other trees, breaking off, and then hit and bent a standard. Mrs. Pursley, who was sitting next her husband on the front seat thrown from the car when it the first tree and is believed :~o have died instantly. The fatal accident occurred at a at which is located a general Qperated by A. R. Shelter. Mr. heard the crash and ran out investigate He found :Mrs. Pur- dead. The three children, who riding with their parents, were thrown ~rom the car. They are Ann, eight years of age, who in the Evangelical hospital, Lew- `with bruises and cuts; Min- ie Ellen, 13, who was also taken to hospital, but was discharged af- teatment for a bad cut on the and Helen Joyce, seven, did not require medical "treat- ,although she was badly bruis- During the excitement, Mr. Purs- who was not injured, walked a- from the scene of the accident, was later picked up by state 9o- at the home of his cousin, Char- Pursley, near Weikert. He is held on a charge of drunken driving without a license "hitting, slaying and killing his wife while in an intoxicated :ion." ~rs. Pursley's body was turned to L. W. Strunk and Son Fun- Home, Mifflinburg. She was daughter of John and Mary El- and was born at Wei- Apr!l 15, 1900. !: SurviVing .besid~ her husband three daughters, who were in- are these children: Mrs. Ro- Neidig, of Glen Iron; Harry in the Army at Camp Fla.; E1wood C. Pursley, in the Army, stationed at Fort Ky.; the follo~ving brothers sisters: Charles Hironimus, Level; Mrs: Ida Miller, Rock Guy Hironimus, of Reading; Hironimus, of New York; Mrs. Ben.son, of Hotsa~ple; John of Davidsville and Mrs. Shatter, of Hartiey Tc~n-! ~'uneral services were held at the Evangelical Church at 2 m. Wednesday. Rev. J. P. Shees- officiated. Burial was made in church cemetery. MOCCASINS FOE MEN & IN ALL 81ZE8 still have some rttbber sole shoes for boys and girls. D~T. STG~, MiRon AND EGG 'RICES IN COUNTY by Mllt~ W~m~ .44 .46 ~Nheat ........... (new and old) Oats .............. (new) ................ 60 ~ye ................... (new) ............... II0 orn ............ Iold - 70 lb's) ........ 1.23 Corn ............ (new - 80 lba.) .......... 1.20 Barley .................... (new) ............... 1.10 Buckwheat ................ (cwt.) .............. 2.25 (14~ moisture ........ 2.00 H. anook l~lla Pznms. Wheat ............ (new and old) .......... 1.50 Oats ................. (new) ................. 60 Rye .................... (new) ................. ..1.10 Corn ............ (old - 70 lbs} ............ 1.23 Corn ........ (new ," 80 Ibs.) .......... 1.20 ~rley ................... (new) .... : ............ 1.10 uckwheat ................ (cwt) ................ 2.25 ........ (14e~ moisture ........ 2,00 ........................................................ 4~ .44 Fm~h~d by D. It. pulley ~s .44 .................. (new) .................. 60 ...................... (new) .............. I.I0 ....... :... (old - 7o lb'~:) ........... I.~ ............ (new - 80 Ibs.) ............ 1.20 ............... (cwt.) .............. 2.25 ................. (new) ........... !.10 Pm, siskd by Newma & ~k 44 Fm.sdshed by Stzwa, Sl~rk ....................... 4"i by Jom, h S. ........ , ................................... #h#~ Boy Scouts of America, Tro