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PEEKS of PAST June 27, 2018

By Staff | Jun 27, 2018

1868-Married in this Borough, on the 18 nst., at the residence of the bride’s parents, David P. Guise, of Williamsport, to Miss Julia H. Dykins.

The locusts are beginning to make their appearance in this place and vicinity.

We published two weeks ago the report of the arrest of James Carl and Peter Dolan, the former charged with stealing a horse belong to Isaiah Hays, of Cogan Station, this county and the latter charged with being a party to the theft, and expressed the opinion that so far as Mr. Dolan was concerned, he was innocent of the charge. A letter received last week from a neighbor of Mr. Dolans’ and an old friend and acquaintance of ours shows conclusive to our mind that we were entirely correct in our opinion.


The Muncy baseball club will play the Williamsport Seminary team on their grounds Saturday afternoon.

At the meeting of the engineer and supply company, held Monday evening in Williamsport, C.C.Beeber tendered his resignation as secretary and Director of the County.

Before the frost is on the pumpkin there will be two social weddings in this place.

Harry Thompson who has had a position with an engineer corps for the past eight months is home.

Thomas J. Opp died at his home in Muncy Creek township Thursday morning.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, June 18, 1943

75 years ago

Price five cents

Ann accident resulting in the death of Mrs. Mary Jane Rogers occurred about 3:30 Sunday afternoon near the Johnson farm on the Williamsport road when Miss Eleanor Rogers of near Pennsdale was coming from Williamsport accompanied by her grandmother, Mrs. Rogers and cousin, Janet Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Parker Rogers.

Heyman Herr, who has owned and operated a clothing store in MUncy at the same location on Main St. since 1905, sold his stock on June 15 to Paul Mendelsohn, who will continue to carry the same kind of merchandise.

After several weeks illness, Willard L. Bruch, 49, died at his home on Water St., Sunday

Craig Morrell Kift, 51, died at the Geisinger Hospital, June 10, having been admitted to the hospital the previous day.

Funeral services were held for John Howard Kahler, aged 76, who died Saturday afternoon at his home on South Washington St.

Mrs. Lucinda Hockley Murray, aged 84,died Friday,mJune 11, after a lingering illness.

Captain Daniel L. Madison of the Merchant Marines, son of Mr. and MNRs. W. F. Madison of South Market ST.,, who is engaged in convoying vital materials to our Allies, has been cited for his services in the war effort by letter from the Army Transport Service.

Three sets of rationing were suspended by War Price Rationing Board at hearings Wednesday evening in the office at Montgomery. Admitted pleasure driving by Robert O. McKee, Muncy, resulted in the loss of his gasoline rationing books for a six month period. Two suspensions of all rationing for one year each were verdicts given in the case of Arthur K. Faulkiner, Muncy, and Earl Warner, Montgomery.

Sgt. and Mrs. Bryan Dugan were married June 8 at Hughesville.

Pennsdale-James Drick spent a seven day furlough with his parents here the past week.

Dick and Lewis Soars, of Muncy, spent several days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Worthington.

Eudora Fry, Thelma Reed, and Dorothy Corson have gone to Baltimore where they expect to be employed.

Mer. and Mrs. Arnold Hicks and daughter Nancy of Picture Rocks visited friends here Sunday.

At the Ritz: “Random Harvest”

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The Luminary

50 Years Ago

June 13, 1968

Ten Cents Per Copy

Muncy Business Bureau has announced “Sidewalk Days’ for the Muncy merchants on Friday and Saturday.

Thirty years of faithful service to the congregation of St.James’ Episcopal church by the Rev. Frederick V. Holmes will be recognized on Thursday, June 27, when the retired pastor will be guest of honor at a testimonial dinner.

Roy Elwood Snyder was one of the last of his breed. He was truly a country printer, and now he will set no more hand type, nor will he crank up old job presses. At the age of 74, Roy died last week, but among the many colleagues and friends he garnered in nearly half a century as a printer, he will not be forgotten.

Engagement told of Ellen C. Richart, Muncy, to Ralph W. Fogleman, also of Muncy.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Watkins, Hughesville, daughter, June 4. Mother former Gloria Babb; Mr. and MRs. Walter Robbins, Watsontown, daughter, June 6. Mother former Irma Myers; Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Bleber, Turbotville, daughter. Mother former Shelva Fleming; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Styer, Muncy, twin sons, June 5. Mother former Daisy Fisher; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hawaka, N.Y. , son, June 7. Mother former Joan Martin, Muncy.

Died: George M. Fetterman, 77, Muncy, June 4; Frank L. Houseknecht, 69, Muncy, June 3; Frank T. Hill, 75, Muncy, June 4; Ruth L. Boyle, 74, formerly of Williamsport, June 8; Morris W. Newman, 54, Hughesville June 6.

At the Ritz: “Grand Prix”

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