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PEEKS of PAST Nov. 22, 2017

By Staff | Nov 22, 2017

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, Nov. 20, 1885

132 years ago

The Royal Arcanum, the new secret insurance order, was organized here last Tuesday evening. The charter members are W.A.Flack, John Waldron, D.B. Dykins, H.N. Laird, H.D. Sheridan, G.L. Painter, T.B. Painter, Dr. G.G. Wood, W. J. Wood, A.H. Gudykunst, Boyd Walbridge, W.J. McCarty, W.B. Harris, Ira J. Parker, John Leinbach, Charles Sprout, J.W. Rissel, Edwin Schuyler, Samuel Rogers, W.E. Mohr, Hammond Michael.

The rink ball was well attended last Saturday evening. The music was furnished by the Hughesville band.

The Knights of Labor, which has about forty members here, has rented a large room on the third floor of Thos. Lloyd’s residence on South Main street for a hall.

The big auditorium to the Parker House is being rushed to completion.

Married-At the residence of the bride’s father on Nov. 12, T. Bridgens Painter, of Muncy, and Miss Sue L. Petrick, of Montoursville.

Muncy has escaped the Salvation Army as they failed to rent a room here.

Scores of Muncy people have been in Williamsport this week attending the Moody meetings.

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, Nov. 22,1917

100 years ago

Quite a little building is being done in Muncy this fall. Fred M. Sprout is erecting six bungalows on South Sherman street and three on West Penn street.

Miss Marion VanDine, Hughesville, is the guest of her sister, who is confined to the house of illness.

The following young men from this vicinity have been reported to the local board of district No. 2, by the district board as being called for service in the United States Army and are not exempted or discharged: Charles Fague Dimm, Muncy; Frederick Lee Gouldner, Muncy; Walter James Shipman, Pennsdale; Oliver Clarence Stine, Muncy; Aaron Edmund Murray, Muncy; Harry B. Dye, Muncy; Clyde James Ault, Montoursville; Otto Lafayette Montgomery, Picture Rocks; John G. Bailey, Muncy; Jonathan Terry Doan, Tivoli.

Died: Pemberton Eves, on of the oldest and most highly respected citizens of this place, after a short illness, died Wednesday evening of last week at the advanced age of 87 years.

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The Luminary

Nov. 16, 1967

10 cents per copy

Moving recently to Patuxent River, Md., from Monterey, Calif., are Lt. and MRs. Thomas F. Womack…She’s former Muncy area resident Georgiana Waltman.

New name for Stein’s Sales and SErvice in Muncy is “Vince Stein, Inc.”

Charles Artley Michael, former Muncy high school football player, has enlisted in the Navy.

First Lieutenant Alfred E. Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hall, Hughesville, has received the U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal at Fuchu Air Station, Japan.

The first public holiday dance to be sponsored by Muncy Rotary club for the young people of the area will be held Thanksgiving night, Nov. 23, in the all-purpose from of the Muncy Elementary school.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Rex Winder, of Hughesville, son, Nov. 7. Mother former Elizabeth Clark; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Derick, Muncy,son, Nov. 8. Mother former Nancy Shell; Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Leech, Muncy, daughter, Nov. 9. Mother former Betty Zimmerman; Mr. and Mrs. David Charles, Montgomery, son, Nov. 9. Mother former Beverly Miller; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hauck, Allenwood, daughter, Nov. 1. Mother former Marie Budman; Mr. and Mrs. John Noble, Muncy, son, Nov. 1. Mother former Ruth Hedstrom; Mr. and Mrs. John Myers, Muncy, son, Nov. 1. Mother former Verna Jacobs; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hall, Muncy, Nov. 3. Mother former Carolina Barto; Mr. and Mrs. Terry Peterman, Muncy Valley, son, Nov. 4. Mother former Donna Bower; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Danley, Muncy, daughter, Nov. 4. Mother former Marjorie Webster; Mr. and Mrs. Lehman Derrick, Muncy, daughter, Nov. 4. Mother former Gertrude Schief; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rider, Muncy, son, Nov. 5. Mother former Beverly Babb.

At the Ritz: “The Sound of Music”

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The Luminary

Wed., Nov. 11, 1993

25 years ago

Maureen Grieco of Muncy aided in the Clinton Campaign as field coordinator.

Harold M. Soars, 89, a long-time resident of Muncy, prominent businessman and community activist, died at his winter home in Naples, Florida on Nov. 4.

Industrial Park Businesses to Pay for Water Tower Repair.

Muncy Board asked to determine what renovations and additions they want.

Crystal Stryker, a student of Lycoming College and the daughter of Mr. Richard Stryker and Dr. Kathleen Norris, of Muncy, was the senior member of the Homecoming Court during the Homecoming festivities at Lycoming.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bonnel, Muncy, a son, Nov. 5. Mother former Rebecca Norton; Margaret Sanderson and Steven Raup, Muncy, a daughter, Nov. 6; Mr. and Mrs. Chris Holmes, Hughesville, a son, Nov. 7. Mother former Kelli Haugh; Joyce Sellers, Montgomery, daughter, Nov. 3; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Welliver, Muncy, son, Nov. 2. Mother former Debra Sullivan; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Myers, Hughesville, a daughter, Nov. 3. Mother former Bonnie Lundy.

Died: William H. Thurston, Jr., 82, Muncy, Nov. 2; Laura S. Millington, 77, formerly of Montgomery, Nov. 2; Robert F. Goddard, 76, Montgomery, Nov. 6; Margaret E. Odell, 73, Muncy, Nov. 6; George Schic, 81, Muncy, Nov. 2; Frances B. Kuntz, 77, Montgomery, Nov. 7; Delia H. Stiger, 88, Muncy, Nov. 4; Dorothy M. Plotts, 64, formerly of Muncy, Nov. 4.

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