Files from Yesteryear: 1905, 1931


From the Files of 1905:

On November 29th Miss Eda Dreher and T.D. McMinn were married with Reverend W.H. Aufderhaar officiating.

A.G. Glasscock and G.W. Ratliff have opened a musical house in the Fuller Block.

Honorable F.E. Saint John spent several days in Blount County in the interest of his candidacy for State Senator.

Trimble Post Office has been discontinued and patrons there will now get their mail through Cullman and Logan routes.

Miss Pearl Johnson came home from Athens College to spend Thanksgiving.

From the Files of 1931:

Homer Ray, the fifteen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Ray was crushed to death on Saturday, near Vinemont, by a train. He was returning home from a fishing trip with an older brother when a train approached the nearby track. He had said to the brother, see me outrun the train. He was caught and dragged several feet, cutting his body in pieces. Death was instant. The students at Vinemont School were shocked as well as family and friends. Services were conducted at Flint Creek Church on Sunday with love and sympathy from many people to the family.

Miss Sarah Blanche Gibson, a teacher at Cullman City School died on Monday night. She was a resident of Vinemont. She died at the home of her father, J.W. Gibson, at the age of 26 years.

Reverend and Mrs. Alton Harris were the guests of Jim Alexander and family on Sunday.

Leander Shelton and Miss Flossie Mitchell attended the play at Lowerence Rice’s on Friday night.

Hulaco will have electric lights at the schoolhouse in a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. B. Clark, of Route Seven, Cullman announce the birth of a little son.

Misses Mary Hancock and Hattie Denny spent Wednesday night with Mr. and Mrs. John Davis, of Center Point.

Doctor C.E. Herrin conducted a charity tonsil clinic in Cullman County schools. As a result seventeen school children had tonsils removed following school examination.

Mr. and Mrs. T.O. Waldrop and family, of Eva, have moved to Berlin to make their home this year.

Ellis Burns, of Jones Chapel spent the weekend with her brother, Durwood Burns at Crane Hill.

Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Tucker, of Jones Chapel are the happy parents of twin babies.

The Tacky party given by Opal Brown on Saturday night was enjoyed by all who attended.

Dessie, Annie and Esther Berry, Lucille Bremer and Mrs. Cyrus Berry visited Linnie Nix on Sunday evening.

Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.

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