Files from Yesteryear: 1905 and 1930


From the Files of 1905:

Grand jurors for September will be E.A. Cornelius, C.C. Yearwood, S.M. Foust, H.M. White, R.T. Presley, C. Whitfield, J.N. Gill, John Arndt, Thomas Warrick, J.M. Bottoms, John B. Lowery, J.M. Bright, W.F. Knopp, P.L. Freeman, Jack D. Wilhite, G.W. Johnson and F.M. Leeth.

Robert York died, on Saturday, after contracting pneumonia following an operation for appendicitis.

Mrs. J.F. Morris, of Lacon, visited her sisters, Mrs. Leroy McIntire and Mrs. S.H. Green, this week.

Misses Allie Bogue and Maud Jones spent Tuesday, in Vinemont.

Postmaster John Sutterer has resigned to enter the mercantile business.

Lena Brown and W.A. Self were married, on Sunday.

Postmaster D.E. Young, of Jones Chapel, was in Cullman, on Monday.

Joseph Schafer, one of the largest strawberry producers in the county died at his home, on Sunday.

Pat Arndt has recovered from a recent illness.

Mrs. Jesse Weeks and children, of Kansas City, are guests of the J.F. Weeks family.

J.B. Burks and Robert Elrod returned to Decatur, after a visit with relatives, in Baileyton.

Alvie, third son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schlosser, underwent surgery, in Birmingham, on Monday and is doing fine.

Mr. and Mrs. Pink Shelton arrived on the morning fast express from Paris, Texas, for a visit here.Since leaving Cullman, Mr. Shelton has engaged in cotton buying.

J.L. Bridges, Barney Lynch, G.S. Collins and son, of Trimble, left this week to visit relatives, in Fayette County, Georgia.

Mrs. A.G. Coe delightfully entertained the Symphony Club, on July 20th


From the Files of 1930:

Henry Bradford and Miss Charlsie Yearwood attended church, here, last week. Several young people met at the home of Andrew Fulmer and reported a good fellowship.

Cullman High School will open on Monday, August 25th, 1930. The City School will open on September 1st, 1930. The senior class of 1928 will be honored with a watermelon eating.

The revival closed at Good Hope, this past Sunday, with 44 new members added. Misses Flora and Laura Harbison were visitors at Good Hope and attended revival with friends.

Irvin Phillips escorted Nellie Woodall home, from church, on Sunday night.

Mr. and Mrs. D.G. Eddleman and family have returned home, after spending a three week vacation with relatives, in Greenville, South Carolina.

Sixty-two county teachers have graduated from Florence in the past two years.

It was a surprise for Baldwin folks, on Friday afternoon, when Miss Lempent Bates and Garrett Grafton were married. Have the best of luck from everyone to this nice couple!

Mrs. Fleming Weeks, of Dayton, Ohio, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. J.F. Weeks and other relatives, in Cullman. She will be here among family for nearly six weeks.


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