Files from Yesteryear: 1900, 1930


From the Files of 1900:

Leroy D. Box, of Beat 12 was in the city on Monday.

Jeff Griffin and family left for Oklahoma, on Wednesday.

Miss Adeline Timpe is behind the counters at the Hustler.

Doctor R.H. Baird spent several days in Birmingham recently.

County surveyor, John Nesmith was here a few days ago.

Doctor W.H. Martin, of Hanceville, was in the city this week.

County Health Officer Yielding, of Walter, was here on Wednesday.

R.W. Riley, of Joppa, was here on Monday.

A.J. York attended the sheriff’s convention, in Montgomery, this week.

Doctor J.S.O. Whitson, of the “Free State of Winston” was visiting friends here this week.

I.C. Gay will take a position with a wholesale house, in Birmingham, next month.

Joseph Minor, of Vinemont, died on Monday.

Mrs. Laura Bates has returned to her home in Aubry, Texas.

George Stiefelmeyer, of Canada, has accepted a position with C.A. Stiefelmeyer and will make his home there.

Reverend J.H. Harbison, of Bremen, is attending the Baptist Association, in Tuscaloosa, this week.

Doctor J.M. Lovett, of Bessemer, has located in Cullman, to practice dentistry.

Eggs are now up to 16 cents per dozen and cotton is bringing nine cents per pound.

From the Files of 1930:

An American Legion Auxiliary was organized here on Sunday afternoon. Officers elected were: Mrs. Herman J. Stewart, president; Mrs. William Bellar, first vice-president; Mrs. George Henry Young, second vice-president; Mrs. Aloy Imbusch, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. J.E. Marion, historian; Mrs. H.M. Windsor, chaplain and Mrs. Herman McCalman, sergeant-at-arms.

Carl Peinhardt, captain of the Cullman High football team, broke his leg, at team practice, Wednesday afternoon.

Ludie House, 23, son of Reverend and Mrs. W.O. House, was killed in an automobile accident in Akron, Ohio and funeral services were held at Holly Pond on Thursday.

Clarence Sharpton is now a student at Berea College, in Kentucky.

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