Files from Yesteryear: 1932, 1933


From the files of 1932:

Miss Mildred Kinney was hostess at the Entre Amies meeting Thursday evening.

The Fidelity Club met recently with Misses Marie and Madge Smith.

Mrs. Geo Wunderlich was hostess to members of Symphony this week.

Four letter men from last year’s team are on the Cullman High quintet. They are Red Keller, Gertis Bailey, Hollis Tucker and Elbert Joiner.

T.M. Dye of Fairview made 900 bushels of apples from his four-acre orchard.

W.E. James was a candidate in the race for delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Chicago from the Seventh Congressional District.


From the files of 1933:

Charles E. Edmondson, little son of Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Edmondson, died on Monday as a result of having diphtheria. He was 22 months and 16 days old. The funeral was held at Simcoe with Reverend Virgil Sizemore and Reverend J.E. Marion in charge of the services.

Married on October 27 was Pearl Edmond Moore to Miss Flora Belle Harbison.

The Bar of Cullman County endorses Honorable F.E. Saint John for the office of Circuit Judge, number one.

Those taking part in the Fairview High School alumni banquet on Friday night were Spencer Speegle, Susan Christian, Mrs. Ted Whitaker, Felston Mullins, P.R. Orr, J.T. Akin, Shelly McClendon, R.C. Liscomb, Mary Keaton and Maud Hesterly.

Mrs. J.G. Daves has been transporting people to the First Methodist Church for six years free of charge. She is always on time for services. Blessed are those who transport people to hear the Word.

B. Pinkerton, of Simcoe, continues to be very ill with malaria fever.

Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Law are the parents of a little girl, whom they have named Pernecia Gene. They live at West Point.

Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Talley and Miss Irma Talley of Welti, were visitors in Etha on Sunday.

Dwight Fuller and Conrad Howard spent the past weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Claud Rice and Miss Virginia Weeks spent Saturday in Birmingham.

Mrs. G.Y. Howard and Mrs. Hiram Weeks were in Cullman shopping on Saturday.

Mrs. Carl Griffin and little daughter, Sofie, of Florida, spent the past week with Miss Lula Griffin of Good Hope.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schlichting, who have resided in Baldwin County are now living across the road from Hoenig’s Store. They have bought this farm for their future home. Welcome home folks!


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