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Little Bobby at Burget's Garage

My tour of Curryville happened many times a day. I walked through Curryville on my way to and from school. I rode my bike the whole length of Curryville to deliver the Altoona Mirror. I checked things out as though it was my job. I noticed what flowers were blooming. If I saw a new car or someone using a power lawn mower, that was something I had to report to anyone interested.

The only store was Burget’s Store next to the train track. We called it Snobbies. Mr. Ira Burget would not sell you something if he was getting low on it. He sold everything from material and thread to groceries a...


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