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Lebanon Advertiser, August 12, 1857

August 12, 1857 A Native Volcano. – In the Broad Mountain of the Schuylkill coal region, a subterraneous vein of Coal has been burning for twenty years. The Rolling Mill…

Lebanon Advertiser, August 5, 1857

August 5, 1857 Michael Cromer, of Mercersburg, Pa., one day last week, cut with a cradle, ten acres of wheat, in ten consecutive hours.  The work was done in a…

Lebanon Advertiser, July 29, 1857

July 29, 1857 The little daughter of Jacob Barton, of Hummelstown, near Harrisburg, Pa., was killed last Sunday, by the breaking of a swingrope.  Her father was swinging her at…

Lebanon Advertiser, July 22, 1857

July 22, 1857 Charles Biehl, the young man who shot the son of Mr. John B. Snyder, in Bieber’s brick-yard at Kutztown, on Thursday last, was arrested on Saturday, and…

Lebanon Advertiser, July 15, 1857

July 15, 1857 On Thursday afternoon, at Kutztown, Berks county, a man named Charles Biehl, purchased a revolver, loaded it, and went to a brick-yard, where he fired at a…

Lebanon Advertiser, July 8, 1857

July 8, 1857 On Tuesday of last week, the first locomotive made the through trip, by rail from Reading to Lebanon.  The locomotive was the “New England,” and under charge…

Lebanon Advertiser, July 1, 1857

July 1, 1857 Died. Mr. George Heim, a respected citizen of Jonestown, this county, died suddenly, of apoplexy, on Thursday night last.  He had retired in apparently good health. Died…

Lebanon Advertiser, June 24, 1857

June 24, 1857 Berks County Horses. – His Excellency, the President of the United States, has recently purchased two fine carriage horses from George M. Lauman, Esq., of Reading.  The…