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PEEKS OF PAST June 1, 2016

By Staff | Jun 1, 2016

The Muncy Luminary

Tuesday, June 5, 1866

150 years ago

Married-On the 24th, H. Z. Brobst, of Muncy, and Mannie J. Reed, of Lock Haven.

Died-In this borough, on Friday evening last, Cyrus A. Eilenberger, aged about 25 years.

Hail as large as hulled walnuts fell in the hail storm which passed over Lewisburg last Sunday week.

John S. Delaney and Wm. Johnson have opened a grocery and confectionery store in the room lately occupied by E.R. Noble, on Water Street.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, June 3, 1881

135 years ago

Died-On May 27, Mrs. Mary A. Orner, at the home of her husband, William, aged about 44 years.

On Monday afternoon a severe thunderstorm passed over this valley during which the barn of Mrs. M.A. Soars, in MUncy Creek township, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground with all its contents.

Married-William H. Coder, of Muncy, and Miss Mary Hine, of Elimsport, May 25.

Last Wednesday morning while Eddie, son of J.H. Winter, foreman of this office, was going to the breakfast able, he was stricken with paralysis.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, June 1, 1916

100 years ago

Headline: Buildings at State Home Are Built on the Cottage Plan

The plant of the Montgomery and Muncy Electric Light, Heat and Power company was totally wrecked and the buildings within a radius of 500 feet were damaged Monday night when the flywheel of the big engine broke, hurling pieces of the big 14-foot flywheel hundreds of feet.

“Lloyds” Brass Band” Account Book Found-Interesting Items Relative to Musical Matters of Sixty-Three Years Ago-Band Was In Demand

“Please” and “Thank You” Not Heeded-Motorists Seem to Think Auto Laws Were Made to Be Broken in Muncy-Speeders Are Caught

A barn on the farm of Edward Toole, at Lime Ridge, was struck by lightning Sunday evening and was completely burned. The storm did other damage in this locality. A field on the farm of Jacob Rogers, between Pennsdale and Huntersville, was washed down into the road by the terrific force of the storm, making the road at that point impassible.

The Luminary

June 2, 1966

10 cents per copy

Fifty-four seniors of the 100 graduates of the Class of 1966 at Muncy high school have plans for higher education.

322 Attend MHS Alumi Reunion

The engagement of Miss Jacqueline L. Krause, Hughesville, to Stanley E. Stutzman has been announced.

The wedding of Miss Shirley Kay Saul, Hughesville and Raymond P. Kinley, Cogan Station, on May 21.

Muncy Valley Hospital certified for Medicare

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Patz, Montgomery, a daughter, May 25. Mother former Jean Ravert; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Harman, Hughesville, a son, May 27. Mother former Marian Nickels; Mr.and Mrs. William Winner Jr., Muncy, a daughter, May 27. Mother former Judy Winder; Mr. and Mrs. frederick Hunter, Hugehsville, a daughter, May 27. Mother former Nancy Ball; Mr.and Mrs. Donald Wright, Montgomery, a daughter, May 28. Mother former Darla Nuss; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Brown, Muncy, a daughter, May 30. Mother former Miriam Miller; Mr. and Mrs. Ross Yagel Jr., Muncy, a daughter, May 31. Mother former Janet Woodside; Mr.and Mrs. Edward Taylor, Hugehsville, a daughter, May 29. Mother former Carolyn Smith.

Died: John M. Royston, a Muncy resident, died May 28; June Burkhart, 38, former Hugehsville resident, May 22; Glenn M. Laird, May 28; Grace Willis Lyons, 76, Muncy, May 30.

At the Ritz: Debbie Reynolds as “the Singing Nun”

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