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PEEKS OF PAST Feb. 11, 2015

By Staff | Feb 13, 2015

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, April 5, 1878

137 years ago

Miss Fannie Hamlin, the well known lecturer, will hereafter make her home in mUncy.

Married-On Thursday, March 28, at the residence of the bride’s mother, near Muncy, R. Edler of Williamsport to Miss Fannie M. Soars.

R.W. Lebo, with his steamboat, is busily engaged in towing logs for D. Capp & Co.

MIss Julia ross, principal of the Muncy Seminary, will leave in a few weeks for Asbury Park, N.J., where she will establish a girls’ school.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, April 2, 1886

129 years ago

Died-At the home of her son, Frank A. Woodward, in East Muncy, March 26th, Mrs. Hannah Woodward, aged 79 years.

H. Stelwagon, proprietor of the Quaker City Stained Glass works, has presented the Lutheran church with a transom for over the front door.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s famous opera, “The Mikado,” was sung here three times during the last week. The boys have been talking ever since of Ko-Ko and Yum-Yum.

The front of the Muncy Valley House, of which D.W. Yothers is popular host, has been improved by putting in handsome windows, with two panes to each window, on the first floor.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, April 4, 1918

Price 2 cents

97 years ago

Died: William T. McCarty, aged 83 years, of Glade Run, died Tuesday night; Hon. Elias Deemer, died at his home in Williamsport last Friday evening, aged 80 years.

Wanted: Telephone Line Man-Wanted a good reliable man who understands telephones switchboards, and line construction. Permanent position with good salary.

The banks of Lycoming County have subscribed a substantial fund to be divided into prizes for purpose of stimulating boys’ and girls’ agricultural club work.

Cigarette books, book covers, and papers invoiced at the American consulate at Nantes, France, for the United States during 1917 were valued at nearly $1,000,000.

Ad: Castoria for Infants and Children

50 Years Ago

The Luminary

Feb. 11, 1965

10 cents

Mr. and Mrs. William Lorimer Jr., of near Montoursville, will observe their 30th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14.

Miss Carolyn Cox, of Dover, to wed, Robert Hardesty, formerly of Hughesville, on Feb. 13.

Mrs. Mary Goodenow left Tuesday to spend several weeks with her daughter and family in Phoenix, AZ.

Mrs. Dale Laidacker and daughter Charlotte and Teressa have moved to Clarkstown.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Ted Daugherty, Muncy, a son, Feb. 1. Mother former Lana McClure; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Persun, Montgomery, a daughter, Feb. 2. Mother former Julia King; Mr. and Mrs. James McKee, Hughesville, a daughter, Feb. 2. Mother former Patricia Reese; Mr.and Mrs. Ray Baker, Muncy, a son, Feb. 3. Mother former Wanda Ellis; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Smith, Jr., Montgomery, a daughter, Feb. 5. Mother former Janet Brown.

Died: Miss Laura B. Remsnyder, 85, Hughesville, Feb. 3; Charles Beilharz, 77, Muncy, Feb. 3; Mary Ann Hill, 90, Muncy, Feb. 8; Susan Mincemoyer, Muncy, Feb. 7.

At the Ritz: “Kisses for my President” with Fred MacMurray and Polly Bergen

Ad: Stryker Bros. Car Sale-Muncy, Pa.