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PEEKS of PAST June 29, 2016

By Staff | Jun 29, 2016

The Muncy Luminary

Tuesday, July 3, 1866

150 years ago

Married-In this borough, June 20, John Nicely, Dewart, to M.J. Paine, Tennessee; In this borough at Parker’s hotel on the 27th ult, Thomas Meredith and Miss Clara Mackey, both of this borough.

Died-In this borough, on the 24th ult, Mrs. Sarah Hinkle, aged 53 years, 3 months, 25 days.

All business will be suspended in this borough tomorrow-July 4th.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, July 1, 1881

135 years ago

Died-ON Friday morning, June 24, at his residence on North Main street, Benjamin Pott, aged 79 years.

George L. Painter has the nobbiest and most convenient cigar case in town.

At the end of this month S.D. Renn, who has been carrying the mail from Muncy to Dushore during the last four years, retires form duty, as his contract expires.

the crop of hay in this valley is very heavy this year.

The Muncy delegation to the Masonic parade Danville last Friday made a very handsome appearance. They wore high hats and white gloves.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Green have gone to their cottage at Eagles Mere.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, June 29, 1916

100 years ago

July 2, 1916, is of peculiar significance to John DeHass, veteran, for upon that date fifty-five years he suffered in the engagement at Falling Waters, being the first man from Lycoming county to be wounded in the Civil War.

Five Muncy Boys With Battery D which left Williamsport Sunday morning for Mt. Gretna-Charles C. Hess, W.R. (“Polly”) Johnson, J.E. Long, Harper Dykins, John R. Gruver.

Died: Viola Kennedy died at her home on North Washington Street Monday afternoon, aged 43 years, 3 months, and 8 days.

Charles Edward Sheasley, Muncy, and Miss Sarah E. Weller, Muncy, were married in Montgomery Saturday evening.

Miss Frances Fox has resigned her position as stenographer for Sprout, Waldron & Co.

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The Luminary

June 30, 1966

10 cents per copy

Merged East Lycoming School District to Become Official July 1; C. Paul McConnell President

Community Bowling Center at Montgomery Destroyed by Fire-Thursday morning, June 23.

Police Chief William Haney told The Luminary on June 29, that he had submitted his resignation as Muncy police chief to Mayor Harry Dieffenbacher, effective immediately.

Scott Kepner, who was first place winner in the local Muncy sponsored Road-E-O, took fourth place at the state event on Saturday at State College.

Miss Barbara Stroup, Muncy, becomes bride of Pvt. Dale Wertz, Montgomery, June 11.

Announcement made of marriage of Miss Donna Kay Ritter, Muncy, and Burrows Clair Boston, Picture Rocks, on June 25.

Miss Sandra Lee Bloom wed Stephen Harris Boak, of Muncy, June 25.

Miss Donna Jean Lauchle and Earl Eugene Shaner were married June 25.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sanders, Proctor Star Route, a son, June 18. Mother former Jean Moser; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel S. Shaffer, Williamsport, son, June 19. Mother former Rhoda Weakland; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Edinger, Dewart, daughter, June 19. Mother former Lois Shaner; Mr. and Mrs. James Koziol, Montgomery, daughter, June 21. Mother former Sharon Haskins; Mr.and Mrs. Alvin Bartlow, Hughesville, daughter, June 21. Mother former Maybelle Snyder; Mr. and Mrs. Barry Bastian, Montgomery, daughter, June 22. Mother former Carol St. James; Mr. and Mrs. John Oberdorf, Sr., Muncy, twin boys, June 22. Mother former Eleanor Bastian; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Anspach, Allenwood, son, June 24. Mother former Sharon Crawford; Mr.and Mrs. Marlin Conrad, Montgomery, daughter, June 24. Mote former Helen Persun; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Derrick, Muncy Valley, daughter, June 25. Mother former Sharon Boyer; Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schwenk, Hughesville, son, June 28. Mother former Barbara Kilgus; Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Noviello, Muncy, daughter, June 27. Mother former Susan Stamets.

Died: Hans W. Engelhardt, 28, formerly of Muncy; Dean E. Landis, 38, Clarkstown, June 28.

At the Ritz: Frankie and Johnny

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