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PEEKS OF PAST Jan. 10, 2018

By Staff | Jan 10, 2018

The Muncy Luminary

Thursday, Jan. 3,1918

100 years ago

Frank Keefer, Sunbury, and who is well known in Muncy, was probably fatally injured Friday afternoon when he fell from the Queen City express, one of the fastest rains operated by the Philadelphia and Reading railroad near Womelsdorf.

No further draft call will me made before Feb. 15.

George B. Fredericy, of Williamsport,must face a charge of bigamy at Lock Haven, where, a few days ago he married Miss Margaret Mae Rockey; relatives of whom have caused his arrest, claim that he already had a wife residing here.

Grim Reaper Gathered 47 During 1917.

Mary A. Reed, aged 64, Lairdsville, was fatally burned at her home sometime Tuesday afternoon.

Sergeant Charles Womer of this place and Miss Mae Lillian Wurster, Williamsport, were married last evening a few hours before Sergeant Womer took a train to return to camp.

John Baker, while assisting in cutting ice on the river at Port Penn, suffered a stroke of paralysis Wednesday morning near by.

Died: C. N. Molyneaux died Thursday morning after a lingering illness, aged 63 years.

George Nickell, 84, was fond frozen to death near Hartleton, Union County Friday night.

The Luminary

Dec. 28, 1967

10 cents per copy

Technical Sgt. John H. Balliet, of near Muncy, recently received the Air Force Commendation medal.

The home of Nelson Heincelman, the doorway of Jack Soler, and the Christmas window of Mrs. John Royston were the winners in the three categories of competition in the 1967 Christmas decoration contest sponsored by the Muncy Rotary club.

More than 450 kids jammed the Ritz Theater on Saturday morning for the annual party given by Local 516,UFW.

Susan S. Wood becomes bride of Stephen B. Totten, Dec. 27.

Engagement announced of Nancy Hartman, Muncy, to Hugh B. Snow, Jr.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Synder, Unityville, son, son, Dec. 20. Mother former Cheryl Robbins; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bryson, Montgomery, son, Dec. 22. Mother former Ruth Vognetz; Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Sones, Muncy, son, Dec. 24. Mother former Sandra Nixon; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hamilton, Milford, Del., son, Dec. 14. Mother former Lois Abbott, Muncy.

Deaths: David S. Opp, 79, Muncy, Dec. 22; Larue J. Myers, 64, Hughesville, Dec. 19; Eugene W. Gulliver, 57, formerly of Muncy, Dec. 21; Hazel Metzger, 75, Montgomery, Dec. 22; Ida M. Ritter, 94, Muncy, Dec. 27; Howard Snyder, 76, Montgomery, Dec. 20; Ralph McCarty, Picture Rocks, Dec. 22; Raymond Croman, 80, Muncy, Dec. 18; Harry P. Stackhouse, 58, Dec. 26.

Ad: A&P-Smoked Hams 55 cents lb.

The Luminary

Wed., Jan. 6, 1993

25 years ago

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Richards, Muncy, daughter, Dec. 20. Mother former DeDee Lewis; Mr. and Mrs. Francesco Failla, son, Dec. 31. Mother former Maria Gallina; Mr. and Mrs. Brad Shaner, Muncy, son, Dec. 20. Mother former Dawn M. Walton; Tammy L. Trimble and Steven P.. Gawblick, Muncy, daughter, Dec. 31; Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Reese, Muncy, daughter, Dec. 27. Mother former Michelle R. Nicewinter; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Laird-Kriner, Montgomery, son, Jan. 3. Mother former Heather Laird.

Announcement made of the marriage of Lauren Berger and Sgt. Wayne V. Hall, Montgomery, on Jan. 1

The Montgomery Lions sold 150 gallons of their homemade sauerkraut by mid-afternoon.

Tierney Hudson of Montgomery won the BMX Trailblazer bike for being top elementary school fundraiser for the Parent Teacher Organization.

Died: Randy L. Stugart, 33, formerly of Hughesville, Dec. 30; William Barnes Likens, 91, Muncy,, Dec. 26; Irene M. Shoemaker, Muncy; Carl E. Olson, Montgomery; Frances Shively, Muncy, Dec. 23; Pauline Bobb, 76, Muncy Valley, Dec. 19.