Mauger of Berks Powder Horn

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GEORGE Sf IE IMPERSONATING DANIEBOONE (Continued froim 1'ajr* On«) several'days here as a guest at tho Hotel Weimer, having come to Lebanon with the County .Historical Society on its return'from Battmstown, where a Visit was made to tha old Daniel fioone house there. • Stlrl is attired in the fanciful costume that -6nc6 w'aV 'worn by this great pioneer, 'knd from boots to cap, makes « dashing figure* The Reading maojias been a great admirer, of this stealing frontiersman and he has much to .'reMve' tho memories of Boono's- • ejcc^ptlonal abilities, having traveled over the eastern, sectiofl of- v the United States at great expense to himself. - He has visited" the President of the 'United States, chummed with Thomas Edison, called on-.Governor Fisher and-chatted with many other •big officials in hls\ travels'/ Mr. Stirl carried with him, a rllje and powder horn, both- more than 160 years old, .which were carried in tho Revolutionary 'War by ' M. Muuger.'of Berks county. ' Yesterday, learning in the Reading newspapers 'that the Lebanon Historical .Society' was to visit the Boone houso at Baumstown,- Mr. Stlrl', who is a close frleiid and admirer of ,CapU ,H. 'M. M. Richard's, president of the society, desired to .meet 'the -caravan at the ancient dwelling. He was urged to return 'to this city by the Lebanon people, and ho camo baqk In the car of A. Z. Miller.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 22 Jun 1928, Fri,
  3. Page 28

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