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Peeks of the Past, Nov. 13, 2019

By Staff | Nov 13, 2019

Oct. 31, 1871

A much needed rain fell last week, as many of the wells in Muncy and vicinity are dry.

Oct. 31, 1879

It is said the Susquehanna has been lower this fall than it has been since 1803-a period of 76 years.

The first snow of the season fell last Friday, Oct. 24, and we had some pretty sharp weather during the past year.

Two children of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Frontz of Penn Township died of diphtheria within a week of each other.

The Muncy Luminary

Friday, Nov. 10, 1949

70 years ago

Price five cents

Phillips, Opp, Rickolt Elected; Frey Wins; Sunday Movies ‘In’-Wide Margin For Vote on Movies

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Keyser, of Muncy, are the parents of a son born Nov. 4; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Diehl, Watsontown, a daughter, Nov. 4; A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ellis, Danville, Nov. 5; A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Weaver, Muncy, Nov. 7; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bartlow, Muncy, a son, Nov. 6; Mr. and Mrs. Nile Kepner, Muncy Valley, daughter, Nov. 7.

Miss Bessie Lore, Unityville, became the bride of Owen Hartman, of near Benton, on Nov. 5.

Miss Mary Ann Spencer, Hughesville, became the bride of Weldon Fausey, of near Muncy, on Nov. 5.

At the Ritz: “The Doctor and the Girl”

Ad: Dr. D.E. Wescoat-Optometrist, Hughesville

The Luminary

50 Years Ago

Nov. 6, 1969

Don Wilt New Mayor; Musser Tax Collector; Boak, Sprout, Feigles, House on Council-Council Spot Tie; Bahr Nips Benner

Lee Guisewhite New Councilman

Banks to Pay $500,000 in Yule Savings

Stroup retires; Clark New A&P Store Manager

A stray deer crashed through one of the greenhouses at Bryfogle’s Flowers last Friday, owner Kenneth Bryfogle has reported.

What a surprise last week one evening when Clarence and Laura Mincemoyer looked out their front window at their home on East Penn street and saw a big black bear . . . . He disappeared they know not where, and didn’t care too much either.

Clarkstown entrepreneur Raymond Lowe has broken ground for a new food supermarket to replace his present general store, so we’re told.

That was an expensive cup of coffee trucker Harry Swank, of Millville, bough last Friday night when his tractor trailer left its moorings and rolled over at the Log Cabin entrance, causing an estimated damage of about $14,000.

Engagement announced of Margaret Rose Patrizio, Muncy, to William Banazek of Syracuse, N.Y.

Miss Pamela Jean Witwer, Ephrata, and Edward Clinton Hill, of Muncy, were married on Oct. 26.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. James Miller, Montoursville, a son, Oct. 28. Mother former Barbara Woodley; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Feaster, Montgomery, daughter, Oct. 28. Mother former Nancy O’Conner; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kepner, Muncy, son, Oct. 28. Mother former Connie Fairman; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Evans, Williamsport, daughter, Oct. 28. Mother former Grace Smith; Mr. and Mrs. Harland Temple, Hughesville, son, Nov. 1. Mother former Hazel Spurr; Mr.and Mrs. Alvin Milheim, Jr., Turbotville, son, Nov. 1. Mother former Phyllis Metzger; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harding, Hughesville, daughter. Mother former Barbara Bower; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Minier, Hughesville, daughter, Nov. 3. Mother former Salley Eichenlaub.

Died: Miss Beverly Kiefer, 19, Muncy, Oct. 20

At the Ritz: “What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?”

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