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PEEKS OF PAST Jan. 20, 2016

By Staff | Jan 22, 2016

The Muncy Luminary

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 1866

151 years ago

A musical convention was held in Hughesville on Tuesday.

A railroad meeting was held in Williamsport Thursday evening in the interest of making a connection between the Philadelphia and Reading railroad and the Atlantic and Great Western railroad at Port Clint, and to be built up the West Branch of the Susquehanna.

A new invention has just been put on the market. The article being the duplex elliptic or double spring skirt. These are superior to the single spring now being worn by the ladies.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, Jan. 21, 1881

135 years ago

Uncle John McCarty can remember when there were only six or eight houses in Muncy.

J.M.M. Gernerd is pleasantly settled on his place on Shuttle hill, and maintains that it is warmer than down in the valley.

Married-On the 10th inst. John G. Gohrs and Miss Phebe C. Hill, both of Muncy.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, Jan. 20, 1916

100 years ago

Mrs. Harry Robb, while walking with her husband at Mingo Farm on Sunday afternoon, slipped on the ice and fell, breaking her ankle.

Harry W. Gower and Naomi B. Spring, both of Lairdsville, married at noon; J. Randall McCarty, Unityville, and Miss Ella McGranaghan, Eagles Mere, were married on Jan. 6.

Died: Sarah Jane Hawley, died Monday morning, aged 83 years; William F. Mecum, the veteran blacksmith, aged 81 years, died at his home, Picture Rocks, Friday morning.

50 Years Ago

The Luminary

Jan. 20, 1966

10 cents

Dr. R. J. Patrizio President of Medical Society.

Two long-time bank directors-J. Rollin Ebner and Charles P. Sones, retired form the board of Citizens National Bank on Jan. 18.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Adams, Muncy, daughter, Jan. 13. Mother former Carol Dunn; Mr. and Mrs. Garry Minier, Hughesville, daughter, Jan. 14. Mother former Eleanor Glidewell; Mr. and Mrs. Brian LeVan, Hughesville, son, Jan. 15. Mother former Sharon Bartlow; Mr. and Mrs. George Hawk, Muncy, son, Jan. 16. Mother former Kay Feigles; Mr.and Mrs. Ronald Raup, Montgomery, son, Jan. 18. Mother former Freda Wommer.

Miss Sheryl Lucille Rhone, of Watsontown, was married Dec. 18 to Robert Gene Miller, of Hughesville.

At the Ritz: “The War Lord”

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