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PEEKS of PAST Sept 19, 2018

By Staff | Sep 19, 2018

Enlightening Items from old Luminarys

The Muncy Luminary

150 years ago


Married by Rev. H.M. Ash,on the 7th inst., at H.M. Ash, on the 7th inst., at M.E. Parsonage, Muncy, Isaac Rogers of Sullivan County, Pa., to Miss Amy Nyl of Smithfield, Monroe County, Pa.

Married at the Lutheran Parsonage, Lairdsville, by Rev. George Eichboltz, Albert DeWald of Columbia County, and Miss Sabina Gardner, of Moreland, Lycoming County,

The Muncy Luminary


Burglars entered the Eaker garage on North Main Street, last Thursday morning about two o’clock and made away with two shotguns, a revolver, over 1000 shells for the arms, and a quantity of automobile accessories, the amount of which cannot be estimated.

Miss Elma Reiter who underwent an operation about two months ago has entirely recovered and has again taken up her duties as clerk in the Downing and Company store, where she will be glad to meet all her friends,

Frank S. Capp died at his apartment in the Wittmer at Williamsport, Tuesday afternoon, after an illness of several months.

Harry L. Crawford, one of the proprietors of the Crawford Hotel, was found dead in bed Wednesday morning. Death was due to an attack of acute indigestion.

The Muncy Luminary

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1943

75 years ago

Price five cents

A picnic was held at the Little Gap Hunting Lodge by the members and their families on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Kleese and son, P.F.C. Ralph and Miss Margaret McGinnis of Williamsport called at the home of H.O. Kleese on Sunday.

Miss Janet and Patricia Nunn spent the weekend with their Aunt, Margaret Nunn at Montoursville.

Ethel and Paul Wallis of Picture Rocks, spent last week with Mrs. Hattie Wallis.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith and children of Muncy spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Lovell.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 5 for Mr. Nelson Gray, aged 84, Hughesville, who died at his home on Third St., Sept. 2.

Lt. Robert Myers, Hughesville, has returned to his post in Sebring, Fla., after spending a short furlough here with his parents.

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Morgan were called to Oneida, N.Y. last week by the death of their son, Reginald Morgan.

At the Ritz: Judy Garland Van Heflin in “Presenting Lily Mars”

Ad: Buy Aulston’s Laundry- Shirt Service-Family Washing, too:, Call Muncy 93-A

The Luminary

50 Years Ago

Sept 12, 1968

Ten Cents Per Copy

Misdemeanor charges of malicious mischief and damaging public property will be lodged against the drivers of the two cars believed to have been responsible for the defacing of the lawn in front of the Muncy high school building early Saturday morning.

The engagement of their daughter Shirley to H. William Boatman, Jr., of Picture Rocks, has been announced by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Confer, Hughesville.

Airman Bruce L. Sones, USN, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Sones, Muncy, is serving aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS America in the Gulf of Tonklin off the coast of North Vietnam.

Sgt. Roland E. Whitmoyer has been discharged from the service after four years of active duty.

Sprout, Waldron & Company Inc. has announced the appointment of three area residents to new positions with the firm. They are Kenneth R. Sterrett, of Pennsdale; John Fischer, Williamsport, and Fred K. Kramer, Montoursville.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Myers, Muncy, son, Sept. 3. Mother former Ruth Ann Bartlett; Mr. and Mrs. William B. Tilburg, Montgomery, son, Sept. 4. Mother former Barbara Burkhart; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Rodney Grimm, Montgomery, daughter, Sept. 5. Mother former Linda Lou Wilson; Mr.and MRs. William Vognetz, Watsontown, son, Sept. 6. Mother former Carolyn Smith; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Spring, Muncy Valley, daughter, Sept. 7. Mother former Jane Chestnut; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Zeigler, Montgomery, daughter, Sept. 8. Mother former Clara Hufmaster; Mr. and Mrs. Barry Anthis, Muncy, son, Sept. 8. Mother former Agnes Staskik. The father is with the US Navy in Viet Nam; S/Sgt. and Mrs. Mahlon Sweigart are the parents of a son born Sept. 9. Mother former the former Linda Artley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.Lee Artley, Muncy.

At the Ritz: Dean Martin-Raquel in “Bandolero”

Ad: Rib Roast-.85 cents lb.-A&P