Files from Yesteryear: 1902, 1932


From the Files of 1902:

Mrs. Louis Nebrig of Garden City was seriously injured when a wild cow hooked her down and trampled her in the ground.

Quil Griffith is attending law school in Lebanon, Tennessee.

The total number of voters registered in Cullman County is 4,231.

A temperance rally was held at Ruby on Saturday night.

Born on October 27 were a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Rube Stielum and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Harris.

Married on Sunday were Miss Dora Giles and Carlton Nuss with Reverend J.T. Whitaker officiating.

Will Montgomery is home after a couple of months in Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham.

O.W. King is selling out and going to Texas.

Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie York of Birmingham are in Cullman this week.


From the Files of 1932:

In the 1932 election, Franklin D. Roosevelt and John N. Garner swept the U.S. from coast to coast in the largest vote in the nation’s history.

Doctor Alvie Biggers, 29, was killed instantly in an automobile accident on Sunday night.

Although eggs are only selling for 15 cents per dozen, W.C. Persall has made a profit of $1.33 on labor per bird on 107 hens and has also made a net profit of $43.75 on mixing his own feed.

Little Barbara Ann Torrey, pretty three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Terry died on Wednesday.

Married last week were Herman J. Gilley and Opal Burgess and Jesse A. Duke and Tessie Ruth Ellard.

Mrs. Ella Camp, 71, died at the Windsor home on Tuesday.

Married last week were Miss Emma Hoenig and Frank Shoeffel.

Mr. and Mrs. Bertis Rasco announce the birth of a son on October 29.

Miss Clersy Weeks spent the weekend with friends in Birmingham.

Hanceville defeated Blountsville Friday, 27-0.

The 1932 cotton crop is estimated at 11,947,000 as compared to 17,096,000 for the 1931 crop.

The National Commander of American Legion, Major Louis A. Johnson, was guest of the Post Number Four at the Eureka Hotel at a dinner on November 3. Herman J. Stewart is post commander and George Henry Young is post adjudant.

Mrs. Walter Herrell was hostess to members of Coterie on November 4.

The Etude Music Club organized at the home of Miss Margaret Deppe last week includes its membership Marie Clark, Evelyn Martin, Jane Dodson, Jean Vick, Anna Margaret Karter and Theda Weeks.

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