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Peeks at the Past 7.29

Saturday, Sept. 3, 1872Dr. W. M. Rankin left on Tuesday for a trip west.A car factory is to be built at Watsontown, to cost $30,000.On Monday last the thermometer marked 90 in the shade.At the trial of Wm. Castles, charged with stealing the horse and buggy of B. F. Opp from the camp meeting ...

Peeks at the Past 7.22

Saturday, Aug. 3, 1872A number of cars of a freight train on the P. & R. railroad were thrown off the rack, at Muncy Station, on Saturday last, by the spreading of the track.John Poust, while putting on a crib in a well being dug, in Clinton township, fell headforemost into the well a ...

Peeks at the Past 7.15

July 27, 1872The strike of the men employed on the sawmills at Williamsport has become so serious that the military has been called out to restore order. Quite a good deal of rioting took place and Chief of Police Coder had an arm badly injured when struck by a club, Officer Pratt had his ...

Peeks at the Past 7.8

July 20, 1872Rains during the past week have caused a flood in the river.A cow belonging to John Smith at Port Penn was run over and killed by the mail train on the Catawissa railroad, Monday last.A man named William was committed to jail at Williamsport on Saturday last in default of bail, on ...

Peeks at the Past 7.1

June 29, 1872The freshet in the river carried away a large part of the new Linden bridge about 5 o'clock Friday night.1880H. H. App is the father of a bouncing baby boy.The official census count of the Muncy borough gives our town a population of 1,174, an increase of almost 200 since ...

Peeks at the Past 6.24

Saturday, July 6, 1872The Grant Standard is the title of a new paper at Laporte.On Monday a man by the name of Fisher, while chopping wood near White Deer Mills, was struck by a falling tree and so badly injured that he died soon after being taken to his home at Watsontown.About half past ten ...

Peeks at the Past 6.17

Saturday, June 26, 1872The Watsontown Record says that the grain house of Raup & Savage between that place containing 5,000 bushels of oats, and about 400 bushels of wheat, was destroyed by fire on the 20th inst.Henry Bennett of DuBoistown, was drowned in the river above Williamsport, ...

Peeks at the Past 6.3

Saturday, June 22, 1872Ten rafts floated into the Muncy boom during the flood this week.A barn belonging to Peter Reeder, in Hughesville, was struck by lightning on Friday afternoon of last week and consumed. Mr. Reeder had no insurance.A portable gas works, in the residence of Michael Mylert, ...

Peeks at the Past 5.27.2020

June 1, 1850Our town was thrown into some commotion by the arrest, on Tuesday last, of a nameless individual and wife, in consequence of the discovery in their possession of stolen property. The husband is said to be one of the gang who came to Port Penn some months since, accompanied by their ...

Peeks at the Past 5.20.2020

Saturday, June 1, 1872C. W. Garman, of Montoursville, was found drowned in the canal at that place, on Sunday morning last.Rev. Wm. E. Parson, of Washington, D.C., son of the Rev. Geo. Parsons, formerly of this place, has received an appointment as English instructor to the Japanese embassy, ...