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The Grape Belt and Chautauqua Farmer from Dunkirk, New York • Page 2

The Grape Belt and Chautauqua Farmer from Dunkirk, New York • Page 2

Dunkirk, New York
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2 TBE GRAPE BELT, Dunkirk, N. Friday, Jnly 10, Westfield Mail Men Retiring WESTFIELD, Walter Curtis, 36 Franklin street, who has been an employee of the Westfield Post Office has recently retired after 3S years of faithful service. Curtis was a rural route carrier covering Route 2 which is a 41-mile stretch, averaging some 15,000 miles a year. During the first 10 years of his work, he kept three horses as it was necessary in the spring, fall and winter to hitch-up the team in order to make the deliveries over the bad roads. In the summers he used a car.

Especially in the early days as a carrier it was not uncommon for Mr. Curtis to drive back into town to summon a doctor for some urgently sick patient along 1 the route. Another request that he fulfilled for his friends and patrons was going to the bank for them many times to transact their business. And still another was delivering groceries for the ALL CANNING LIDS ARE Ball DOME ways better! 1 IASICR TO it-feel it-hear it! 3 Firm RED Rubber hard tightening needed. 3 Cream-White ENAMEL extra protection.

No Guesswork! DOME Sealed 111) till MOI. CO. arm women along the way. In his years of duty he has found and three persons who have lad accidents in lonely places, and who without his aid might have been left to die. Quilting Bee Service Invariably in the winter when the snow was too deep to get his car through.

Mr. Curtis recalls how he trudged through the gulf carrying two or three bats of cotton which he was taking to some lady along the route, who was doubtless having a quilting party that evening. These snowy days tie would often be carrying two milk cans also, this in addition to his mail. And speaking of mail, Mr. Curtis said, he has seen all kinds, including letters with no address at all on the envelope.

Mr. Curtis has seen much improvement in the roads over the years. He has also seen many who were babies when he started his work, grow up and have families of their own to whom he delivers mail. Mr. Curtis has worked under five postmasters, with Edsvard Skinner serving two terms, the late C.

J. Bannister; the late Vern Card; Stanton Gibbs, acting postmaster; and the incumbent Fred Richardson. For 18 years he has been secretary of the Rural Letter Carriers association of Chautauqua county. Though the work has been hard, particularly in the winter months, Mr. Curtis has thoroughly enjoyed his work, and the fine group of patrons whom he met daily.

Charles Ohrn Retires Charles Ohrn, postal clerk, retired on Tuesday, June 30, from the Westfield Post Office, after having served for 35 years. He started his career on May 18, 1918 under Postmaster Ed Skinner, who served two non-consecutive terms. Other postmasters whom he worked under are the late C. J. Bannister, the late Vern Card, acting Postmaster, Stanton Gibbs, and the present Postmaster Fred Richardson.

Excellent voo4, Dinner Mtoto and Nltely Entertainment The WHITE INN During his first months, he was given the route which Arthur Brown had previously had. This was outside the city carriers route, and inside the rural routes. In the good days he would cover his miles on a bicycle, and in stormy weather, the old horse and buggy would be called into aclion. He was only on the route for a short time when he was given the position of money order clerk, handling all registered mail, and money orders. He also assisted at the stamp window during rush periods.

Mr and Mrs. Ohrn reside at 110 Elm street, Westfield. They have two children, Mrs. Ethelyn Walker and Mr. Lawrence Ohrn of Westfield.

These two men were feted Wednesday evening at a dinner party held at the Barcelona Inn. Cherry Creek Earl E. Corey Earl E. Corey, 82, Cherry Creek died Wednesday, July 1, 1953 at 7 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs.

Edward Pickup. He was born July 25, 1870 in Cherry Creek. He is survived by his wife, Mary Gilray Corey, two daughters, Mrs. Grace Pickup and Miss Bertha Corey, all of Cherry Creek; two granddaughters, Mrs. Betty Seifert of North Boston, N.

and Mrs. Elizabeth Peters and one great-grandson, Stephen Peters of Cherry Creek. Family Gathering Mr. and Mrs. Warner Steward held a family gathering Sunday at their home on Raymond Hill.

was the first time since 1941 that all the family had been together. Those from away were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Steward, Mr. and Mrs.

Wallace Steward, Mr. and Mrs. John Burbridge, daughter, Susan, and son. John Robert, of North Tonawanda; Mr. and Mrs.

Arthur Steward and son, Douglas, and Miss Dorothy Steward of Buffalo. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mi- niger and daughters, Brenda and Diane of Busti; Mr. and Mrs.

John Wolford of Bradford, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Steward of Dayton, and Miss Frances Steward of Fredonia. Mrs. Helen Steward of South Dayton was also a dinner guest.

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Acetate satin bound. 5-year guarantee against moth damage. vere Mr. and Mrs. Levi Bowen of and Mrs.

Louis Howard nd son, Lester of Dayton. 'crsonals Mrs. Harlow Schutts of Boynton leach, and his mother, Mrs. Mary Schutts of Otto called Tucs- "ay at the home of Mr. and Mrs.

Jarl Goosman, Mrs. Donna Fra- el of Rochester called on Wed- at Goosman's. Sonya and Donald Steward of VTayville were guests Thursday nd Friday at Henry Steward's md Erie Traphagan's. Mr. and Mrs.

Marvin Ware of 'amestown spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Traphagan and hey had dinner at Barcelona and ailed at Maxsons near Forest- ille. Mrs. Alta Fowler spent Tuesday with her mother, Mrs.

Elizabeth Eaton at West Falls, and left Wednesday to work for two months for Dr. G. L. Lester at Chautauqua. Mrs.

Sandra Haight and sons of Fredonia, spent several days last veek with Mrs. Alta Fowler. Dan Colvin is attending summer at Cranberry Lake in connection with Forestry work at Sy- university. Mr. and Mrs.

Stuart Law ol Tamestown were guests last Sunday of Mrs. Juva Hickok. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pattison en- at a famiiy gathering in lonpr of their children, who were Sunday morning at Sc.

Elizabeth's church. The Protestant Vacation Bible chool has an average daily at- endance of 147. Their closing pro- jram will be held Friday evening at 8 in the Methodist church, July .0. Parents and friends are invit- id to attend. Mr.

James Rowe of Buffalo was soloist at the Methodist ihurch Sunday morning. Airman First Class Gene Frosl slowly improving at Maxwe.l Air Force Base hospital, Mont- Alabama. The and club met last Wednesday evening with Mrs. Gertrude Richardson. Bridge fol owed an 8 o'clock dessert for 16 jresent.

On July 4, the firemen and aux- liary sponsored a celebration which included a ball game, be- Cherry Creek and Frewsburg teams in the afternoon and Softball with Ellington here at 6:30. fireworks at dark were enjoyed 3y a large crowd. Auxiliary sold lot dogs, pop and ice cream. Science fashions new unrivalled blend Double Woven Blanket Now, PENNEY'S offers Mrs. America a scientifically created blanket with all the quality features wants! Tests prove that this blend lavish with crimped staple rayon produces a thicker warmth-retaining nap remarkalV for keeping its richness, its suede-like finish thru wear and washing.

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rayon, wool with scarlet acetate aatin binding. 3 3-4 Ibs. OF TIME TO PAY ON LAY-AWAY! I Balcoms Comers and VI enova Church News: The Sunday school attendance contest in the Wesleyan Methodist Church on Ball Hill came to a close Sunday when the junior girL won on the closing day. Due to Jie primary department having the highest score for six weeks in succession, the banner was award ed permanently to them. Plans are under way for another similar contest to be held in the autumn Personals Recent guests of Mr.

and Mrs Charles Barker were Mrs. Helen Lawrence, of Saunders Corners Mrs. Clarence Campbell, of Per rysburg, and Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Barker, of Wesley.

Herbert D. Benson, of Forest ville, and Loren Benson, of Niag ara Falls, attended the funeral o. Mrs. Ina Phillips Sunday after noon and also called on Mrs. Eth el Davison.

Miss Fern Carpenter is spend ing the week with Mr. and Mrs Maurice Carpenter at Belfast. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carpenter were overnight guests of Mr.

and Mrs. Perry Christy at Titusville July 4. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs Merle, Ecker were Ronald mann, Mr. and Mrs.

James Cur ren, and -Mrs. Pierce, of Fredo nia, Mrs. Bessie Ecker, and Mrs Philip of Forestville, Mrs Mildred-' Chapman and children, Jamestown, and Herman Warner. Mr. and Mrs.

Sassak and Mrs. Mabel 'Ecker. of Dun kirk have been guests of Mrs. Nel lie Wilson. Mrs.

Glenn Phillips and daugh ter, were guests of Mrs. Arthu Hall at Perrysburg Monday July 6. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Tanner and Mr.

and Mrs. Clyde Dye, Forestville, were recent guest, of Mr. and Mrs. C. M.

Nobles. Mr. and Mrs. Greeley Thomp son entertained a group of friend at a picnic -dinner Saturday eve Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Graves of Perrysburg, Mr. and Mrs. War ren Graves, of Gowanda. and Mrs Elinore Newcoinb, of Cherry Creek, have been guests of Mr and Mrs. Paul Phillips.

Miss Sharon Wallace, of Collin Center, spent July 4 at the horn of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dye. Mr. and Mrs.

Roger Danker Henry, Frank Danker and George Sager, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Yanchz; at Arcade. Miss Linda 'Moore, of Dayton spent Thursday with Miss Bar bara Dayton. Mrs.

Paul Phillips and Mrs. El: nore Newcomb visited Mrs. Louis Nobles at Forestville Friday aft ernoon. Mr. and Mrs.

Greeley Thomp son, and daughter, and Earl Thompson, were guests of Mr. an Mrs. Arthur Wallace at Green field, Sunday. Earle Thomp son remained for an indefinit time at the Wallace home. Miss Fern Carpenter, who spen the week with relatives in Titus ville and Spartansburg, re turned home Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Carr, Mis Frances Carr, Arlene and Bonni McCllmons, Mr. and Mrs. Lelan Carr, and family, and David Gril fis, all of Erie, were guest of Mr.

and' Mrs. Miles Wolfe dur ing the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Lewjj Dayton enfield, and Barbara Dayton, guests of Mr.

and Mrs. Ralph Tosher in South Dayton at a pic- ic supper Sunday evening. Sunday night, July 5, aupper served at the Villenova pic- ic grounds, at a party in honor Pfc. Miles Jones, of Camp Le- eune, N. who has been spend- ng a leave with relatives.

Guests vere present from Westfield, Dun- irk, Markhams and Villenova. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Tatchell, Ir. and Mrs.

Orville Howard and Ir. and Mrs. Richard Howard, nd family, attended the Howard eunion at Lake Erie State Park aturday. A 4th of July picnic was held at le home of Mr. and Mrs.

Ernest Lowell. Both luncheon and diner were served to guests from "'orestville, Silver Creek, and Irvng during the afternoon and eve- ing. Covers were laid for 27. Miss Colleen Hall, of Perrys- iurg, has been the house guest of Jr. and Mrs.

Glenn, Phillips. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meadows, Dunkirk, spent the fourth with VIr. and Mrs.

Walter Crowell. The Misses Christy, who have jeen the house guests of Mr. and VIrs. Ralph Carpenter returned to heir home in Spartansburg, 'unday. Mrs.

Esther Easterly and Allen Easterly attended the Abbey re- inion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. lalph Mosher in South Dayton, "uly 4. Mr. and Mrs.

John Schlick, of Vestfield, and Mr. and Mrs. Wes- ey McDaniels, of Silver Creek, pent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles McDaniels.

Mr. and Mrs. George Nobles, nd family, in company with Mr. nd Mrs. Eugene Nobles, of Cleveand, 0., were dinner guests of VIrs.

Louise Nobles at Forestville riday evening. Farnham, and children, Mrs. Greeley Thompson, nd daughter, spent the 4th with Mr. and Mrs. Ransom Farnham it Brocton.

Mr. and Mrs. Miles Wolfe were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Griffis at Erie, Pa.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Oliver, ol Miami, and Mr. and Randall Geiger, of Fredonia. were dinner guests of Mr.

and s. Fred Gage Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barker vere dinner guests of Mr.

and Mrs. Orlie Felt Sunday. PONTIAC, Miss. ears ago Locust Hill Baptist Ihurch almost had to close its loors when all but 10 of its mem bers took their membership else where. But decided to stick out and recently they dedicatee new $20,000 building.

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