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Peeks of Past May 13, 2015

By Staff | May 14, 2015

The Muncy Luminary

Tuesday, May 23, 1865

150 years ago

Barnam has telegraphed to Secretary Stanton offering $500 for Jeff Davis petticoat.

Died – In Wolf twp., on the 11st inst., Susannah Parmer, wife of Leroy Parmer, aged 32 years, 3 months, and 19 days.

Married-On Wednesday morning, the 17th inst., at the home of the bride’s mother, by Rev. Geo. Parson, Mr. Alfred H. Stead and Miss Sadie E. Moar, all of this place.

Married-At Marion Iowa, on the 25th of April, by the Rev. E. Skinner, Mr. J..S. Wise of Clinton twp., this county, and Miss Sarah E. Utley, of the former place.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, May 20, 1915

100 years ago

Died: David Nunn, aged forty-three, died Friday morning at his home near Huntersville after an illness of several years.

Thieves broke into the tailoring establishment of Frank Sevison some time during Monday night taking with them a number of pieces of suiting, two suits of clothes and a pair of trousers partly finished for a customer.

William Madison had a barn raising last Friday on his farm in Moreland township.

Thomas Robb, of Muncy township, has a fine collection of Indian relics which were found on his farm. A saw mill belonging to Russell Bryan, on the old Fred Smithgall property, on Montoursville R.F. D. No. 3, was badly damaged by fire Saturday afternoon.

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50 Years Ago

The Luminary

May 13, 1965

10 cents

A near disastrous fire spread through the kitchen at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wall on Tuesday.

Appointment of Mr. Terry Crouthamel as Muncy high school basketball coach.

Mrs. Kenneth Wolfe held a dinner party for Miss Linda Lee Artley, bride-to-be, on Monday evening.

Miss Sandra Waltz was crowned May Queen in the Hughesville High School on Friday.

Mrs. Carl Gray and daughter, Misses Donna Lee and Denise, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gray and family in Atlanta, GA.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hill, Montgomery, a son, May 7. Mother former Edna Puderbach; Mr. and Mrs. Terry Guisewhite, Montgomery, a son, May 8. Mother former Bonnie Hakes; Mr. and Mrs. Torrence Fulmer, Unityville, May 10. Mother former Frances Snyder.

Died: J. Artley Michael, Clarkstown, well-known area farmer who was killed at 1 p.m. May 10, when a tractor he was operating overturned on him.

At the Ritz: “How to Murder Your Wife” with Jack Lemmon

The Luminary

Wednesday Morning, May 16, 1990

25 Years Ago

30 cents

The PTSA of Muncy High School is, for the fifth year in a row, sponsoring a Post-Prom Party on Friday at Lycoming College.

Gary Dean Hall has been named the 1990 inductee into the Muncy High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Spec. Jeffrey D. Simpkins, Hughesville, has re-enlisted in the U.S. Army in Italy for four years.

Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Phillip B. Burgard, Muncy, has been promoted to his present rank while serving at Coast Guard Institute, Oklahoma.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. William C. Brown, Muncy, a daughter, May 8. Mother former Marilyn L. Murphy; Mr. and Mrs. Kelly J. Holmes, Hughesville, a son, May 8. Mother former Nicole M. Noviello; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fenstermacher, Muncy, a daughter, May 11. Mother former Tonja M. Womeldorf; Rosemary K. Beagley and Phillip E. Winder, Montgomery, twin sons, May 12; Laura L. Goble and Shawn Harman, Montgomery, a daughter, May 12; Mr. and Mrs. Curtis W. Brelsford, Muncy, a daughter, May 12. Mother former Karla L. Eck; Mr. and Mrs. Scott A. Mensch, Muncy, a son, May 10. Mother former Dorothy A. Tallman.

Died: Richard Alters, 61, Muncy, May 12; Robert S. Hughesville, 74, May 10; Mack R. Colabine, 74, Hughesville, May 15; Lincoln B. LeBarron, 80, Turbotville, May 13; Marilyn L. Farrar, 37, May 10; Ada Green, 95, May 8.

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