Files from Yesteryear: 1957


From the Files of 1957:

Mrs. Nancy Knight, Mrs. R.P. Newman and Miss Loe Mae Knight spent Sunday afternoon visiting Mrs. Charlie Vincent in Cullman and Mr. and Mrs. Austin Weaver and children in Berlin.

Mrs. J.M. Allred is ill at her home this week.

Mrs. George Burkart, Mrs. Vernie  Clapp and Mrs. Mary Plunkett spent the weekend in Auburn visiting George Burkart, Junior, G.W. Clapp and Glenda Plunkett.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Clapp and daughters, Elaine and Kathryn, spent Sunday afternoon in Bangor.

Mrs. Jack Kyle, Mrs. E.M. Quick and Mrs. Jack Stricklin spent Friday afternoon visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Brown at the Hartselle Nursing Home.

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mitchell and family, of Detroit, Michigan and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bland, of Tennessee were called here due to the critical illness of their father, Matt Bland.

J.C. Mayfield is convalescing at his home, after undergoing surgery in the Cullman Hospital, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. K.E. Mitchell, of Warrior, were the guests on Sunday of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Davis.

Mr. and Mrs. Morris Dean, of Birmingham, were the Sunday guests of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Casey.

Gerdies Hines remains ill at the Cullman Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Bland and Mr. and Mrs. Jack McGlawn, of Birmingham, were weekend guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bert McGlawn.

News Flashes From Cullman High School

Judy Vann and Sam Hicks led the Cullman High School Group in ad selling with $210.00. Barbara Yost and Howard Woodard came in second with a grand total of $200.00.

The group totaled 28 in number and was composed of the journalism staff and a selected group of seniors.

The City Teachers Inservice Training met on Monday at the Cullman High School. Doctor Brock from Florence State Teachers College was present as consultant.

The Cullman High School Journalism Staff had as its guest, Mr. George W. Tanner, from Taylor Publishing Company, on Monday. The class came to a decision on the cover of the yearbook, the  color  of  the  cover,  the  type  of  the paper, the end pages, the size of print and the type of print and art work.

Cullman High School held its installation of Student Council officers on Thursday, October 10th.  Dale Cook was installed as President and Paul  Motzkus as vice-president.

Aged Lady Dies

Mrs. Evie Mae Cheatwood, age 94, died on October 7th at Nashville Baptist Hospital and funeral services were held at Corinth on October 9th, with Moss Service directing interment.

Survivors include: three sons, Herbert and Rufus Hogan and Louis Hall; one daughter, Miss Jessie Mae Hogan and three sisters.

Enon And Hamby’s Chapel

Mrs. Valerie Kinney and Phillis attended the wedding of Jimmy  Wilkinson in Decatur, Georgia, on September 26th.

Alan Cameron, of Augusta, Georgia arrived on Friday to spend several days with Lamont Edmondson.

Alan Lamont and Lieutenant Gary McGukin spent the weekend in Miami, Florida.

Willis, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Bailey, arrived on Friday, September the 27th.

Robbie Lou Morgan and Given Edmondson attended the fair in Birmingham, on Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Green, Jessie Ruth and Allen visited relatives in Attalla, on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Robin Ray, of Birmingham, were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sanders and children.

Arretus Oden, Doverd Yeager and Stephen Edmondson attended the fair in Birmingham on Saturday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Grady Bailey and daughters visited Mr. and Mrs. Guy Johnson.

Miss Linda Neal is working in Decatur, while schools are recessed.


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