July 2015
Issue No. 32
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Sylvan Brandt News

 Hello All!

New Hours

Starting in June, our Saturday hours were extended! From now on, we will be open from 8am-4pm Monday - Saturday! This will give you and others a few more hours on Saturday to stop by and check out our new Antiques Loft!
Antiques Loft News

We are adding new stuff to our antique loft all the time! Just this past week we got a whole truck-load of antiques. Come by to check it out!


Fourth of July in Lititz!

It's true! Sylvan Brandt LLC will have a float in this year Fourth of July parade in Lititz, PA. Come check out the parade and keep an eye out for us (we are towards the end)! You are sure to enjoy a great parade in the greatest small town! The parade is Friday, July 3rd at 6:30 pm!


Closed Days In July

Please take note - We will be closed Saturday, July 4th. As well as, Monday and Tuesday July 13-14th.

*Please note that this is different than what we said in the last newsletter. We WILL be open July 10-11th.* 
We are sorry if this causes you any inconveniences.     

On Sale This Month!

Children's Table

This adorable children's table and two chairs is on sale for $50. It would be perfect for any play room or even be great for extra kiddo seating during meal times!

Call us today to learn more!
Featured Antique     
Antique Child's Rocking Horse 
Anja is modeling this antique child's rocking horse! She says it is super fun! This toy probably dates between 1940-1950. 

  Stop by to see or buy this, as well as other antiques! 

What Is It?!

In this new section, we are going to feature different antiques that we have discovered and have no idea what they are for, what they do, or any history behind them. If you know anything about this, please contact us and fill us in!

Out Of The Past

According to The Lititz Record Express,

110 Years Ago
June 23, 1905
Teller - A woman hailing from Honeybrook looking worse than an old hag, passed through here last week, who claims of being possessed with the supernatural knowledge and power to foretell future events, or a so-called fortune teller and palmist, and fleeced the superstitious people out of their half dollars, and got her purse pretty well filled. It seems to us that it cannot possibly be that people in this enlightened age suffer themselves to be so enticed by these flippy and silver-tongued knights of the road, who know no more about an other person's futurity than a cow knows about Sunday school. What mere person is possessed with such superhuman knowledge and power as to be able to consult another person's futurity? We would not give a cent a bushel for such nonsense.

120 Years Ago
June 28, 1895
Wicked Mischief - On Sunday night some mischievously inclined or real wicked persons placed stones on the track of the trolley line at Neffsville. At about 10 o'clock a motorman on a car which was running from Lancaster to Lititz, discovered the stones which were lying on the main track near the turnout. The car struck one of the stones before the motorman could stop it, but very little damage was done.

130 Years Ago
June 26, 1885
Teachers Appointed - On Monday, County Superintendent Brecht named teaching appointments for Lititz, along with their salaries. They are: Howard Kyle, principle of High School, $500 for the term; Miss A. Bouine, Grammar School, $40 a month; Miss Fobes, Intermediate; Miss L. Kataper, Secondary, Miss Lottie Hacker, Second Primary. The last four are to have $30 a month. Lititz is lucky in getting teachers who are willing to labor for small wages.

Unspeakable Cruelty - A Rothsville man treats his neighbors' chickens who intrude upon his premises thus: He attaches a grain of corn to one end of a six inch strong and a small stick of wood to the other. The chicken swallows the corn and string, the stick becoming wedged at the fowl's bill. The poor chicken begins to scratch a jews-harp like music, the perpetrator little thinking of the cruelty. Perhaps he does not know that he is liable to arrest for cruelty to animals.

* All stories are taken word for word out of the Lititz Record Express. They are credited with all research.

We are almost completely owned and operated by family, and here at Sylvan Brandt we believe in that - family and home. We believe in preserving our past - that our past is what shapes our future. We believe that everyone deserves respect and love, and that collaboration will get us far. We want to help you preserve our strong American history and make your home one-of-a-kind. We promise to treat you like family and want to work together with you to make your home a history-rich sanctuary.




The Sylvan Brandt Crew
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Where Did We Ship To Last Month?!

 New Holland, PA
Barto, PA
Lititz, PA
Norriton, PA
West Chester, PA
East Earl, PA
Marietta, PA
Southampton, NY
Sparta, NJ
Soquel, CA
Port Tobacco, MD