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August 23, 2011
By ELAINE?G. COLE, Correspondent
To: July 21, 1977

Mr. and Mrs. Al Munger of Bradenton, Florida and Carl Soderberg were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Illig on Saturday evening. Following dinner the group went to Carl’s to enjoy snow slides and movies.

Rodney and Carrie Edwards and family have moved into their new home on Miller Street which was the former Walt Nelson home.

Christina Warren, daughter of Mrs. Loeta O. Warren, received the honor and award of Miss Congeniality at the Chautauqua County Firemen’s Gala Days in Stockton last weekend.

Miss Werren was the first place winner of the Sherman Stanley Hose Company’s queen contest and represented the Stanley Hose Fire Police at the Gala Day queen competition..

Jodi Palmer has moved to Brockport to live with her father Merle. She will register Tuesday for the fall semester at Brockport State University.

Findley Lake Fire Department and Corry area Jaycees will hold their first annual Findley Lake Canoe race Sunday, August 14.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jenkins, proprietors of the Roller Rink in Findley Lake are cooperating to make this final day of the Findley Lake 1977 activities a very enjoyable time.

When you be joining your local Army Reserve, you’ll work with hometown people. It’s a way to serve your Country and help your community. Call your local unit. It’s listed in the white pages under U.S. Government.

A 16-year-old Summerdale boy was injured in an explosion when working on a near by Farm at about 3:454 p.m. last Wednesday. The victim Craig Courtney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Coltes Courtney of Lyons Road Sherman is in serious condition in WCA Hospital in Jamestown, with a skull fracture. He was slightly improved this morning. The incident occurred while the boy was cutting the end out of an empty 55-gallon oil drum with an acetylene torch in the garage on the John Alday farm on Nettle Hill Road.

To: 1892

C.S. Haight received the Appointment of appraiser of maple sugar for this district which comprised about one-fourth of the county. The weighing stations would be Panama and Kennedy.

Miss Nettie Swezey, while driving to town one day, had a tip over and runaway, but no serious breaks occurred.

Miss Nellie Lammers closed a successful term of 40 weeks of school in the Ransom district.

A Load of Mina citizens attended the Baptist meeting in the south neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

Charles Grimes of South Ripley rented the blacksmith shop of Geo. Lake and was having a good run of custom work.

The trustees of Sherman village submitted their report, sowing expenditures from March 23, 1891 to Feb. 20, 1892; Balance on hand, $3.97; Amount raised by tax in June 1891, $449,92; Received for licenses and street lamps, $34.00. Among items listed under paid out were: F. Cornish and other police, $6. Stephen Vincent, street cleaning, $4; seven second-hand street lamps, $15.


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