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PeekS of PAST Oct. 24, 2018

By Staff | Oct 24, 2018

Enlightening Items from old Luminarys

The Muncy Luminary

150 years ago


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The Muncy Luminary


Ground has been broken for the Electric Light Plant.

Several ladies of this place went up to Williamsport to attend the FAllMillinery Opening of L.E.Jones and Company.

The first month of school closed yesterday. Everything is running along smoothly, under the new superintendent, Mr. Lose, who has won golden opinions from pupils and teachers by his kindly firmness and unfailing courtesy.

The Muncy Luminary

100 years ago

Myron L. Colley died at the home of his parents on South Washington street, on Wednesday morning after an illness of several years; duration and having been confined to his room and bed for the past two months, aged 31 years.

Miss Leona Brass, of this place, and Robert M. Klinefelter, of Montgomery, were united in marriage at six o’clock Saturday morning at the parsonage of the First Baptist Church, Williamsport, by the Rev. Edwin Simpson, pastor.

A pretty wedding took place yesterday afternoon at three o’clock when Miss Myrtle Snyder was united in marriage to George A. Fowler, Montoursville.

The “Y” is now open as “Bundle Station”: for the Near East Drive for clothing in Muncy and the surrounding R.D. Route territory from Muncy.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, Oct. 15, 1943

75 years ago

Price five cents

Ray Lester Grove, aged 36, of Muncy, died at the Williamsport Hospital on Tuesday.

Last Friday Muncy lead South Williamsport, and lost, 7-44. However, Muncy was the first team to score on South this season.

Edward L. Bower, aged 71, owner of Stone Cottage at South Main Street, died at the Muncy Valley Hospital Tuesday evening.

A very lovely wedding in its simplicity, was solemnized on Saturday evening, Oct, 9, 1943 in West Milton Evangelical church when Helen Thompson Cadman became the bride of J. Edgar Scott, both of Hughesville.

At the Ritz: “So Proudly We Hail”

Ad: Hoover’s-Williamsport

The Luminary

50 Years Ago

Oct. 10, 1968

Ten Cents Per Copy

Miss Joan A. Hall and Frederick James Herr were united in marriage on Sept. 28.

Robert H. Umpstead, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott J. Umpstead, Montgomery, has completed basic training at Lackland AFB, Tex.

This issue of The Luminary in case you don’t always glance at the front page data, is No. 1 of Volume 128. It means we are starting another year, continuing an effort begun away back in 1841.

Births: Mr. and MRs. Donald Swank, Unityville, daughter, Oct. 1. Mother former Beverly Klock; Mr. and MRs. Lloyd Snyder, Muncy, daughter, Oct. 2. Mother former Gordenia Shively; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Blair, Hughesville, daughter, Oct 2. Mother former Thelma Hall; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bassler, Montoursville, son, Oct. 3. Mother former Emily Shaffer; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Snyder, Muncy, son, Oct. 2. Mother former Judy Barrett; Mr. and Mrs. George Mitchell, Watsontown, daughter, Oct. 4. Mother former Margaret Mayer; Mr.and Mrs. William Harding, Hughesville, son, Mother former Dorothea Trick; Mr. and Mrs, Donald Hill, Muncy, son, Oct. 5. Mother former Sherry Andrews; Mr.and Mrs. James Myers, Hughesville, son, Oct. 7. Mother former Bonnie Wishard; Mr.and Mrs. Jay Dunlap, Allenwood, son, Oct. 7. Mother former Linda Hamilton; Mr. and Mrs James Russell, Jr., Muncy, son, Oct. 6. Mother former Donna Bachle; Mr.and Mrs. Richard McClain, Muncy, daughter, Sept. 30. Mother former Sally Brian; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rosenbaum, South Williamsport, daughter, Sept. 30. Mother former Mary Goodbrod; Mr.a nd Mrs. Larry Rupert, Hughesville, Setp. 30, daughter. Mother former Donna Holliday.

Died: F. Domer Fry, 70, Hughesviile, Oct. 4; RoLeona B. Klinefelter, 65, Montgomery, Oct. 2; Myrtle E. Sharrow, 61, Hughesville, Oct. 6.

At the Ritz: “The Green Berets” with John Wayne

Ad: The Suzy-Wong Suede Coat with Mink Collar-$75.00 Muncy Dry Goods Co.