Files from Yesteryear: 1936

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From the files of 1936:

Ralph H. Sanders is the new minister at the First Christian Church in Cullman. He is a native of Savannah, Georgia.

Mr. and Mrs. Bertis Rascoe are building a new home in West Cullman.

From January 1, 1935 to June 30, 1935, there were 198 marriage licenses issued in Cullman County.

A Hartford man was paid 12 cents a pound for the first bale of cotton ginned in Cullman County.

Doctor Byron Gibson, of Barberville, Kentucky, attended the funeral of his aunt, Miss Katherine Gurley, on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Ray attended the funeral of their cousin, Mrs. Sam Bradford, at Bethsadia, on Tuesday afternoon.

Mrs. Kittie Smith, who has been nursing Miss Katherine Girley, has returned to her home at Reform, Alabama.

Mr. and Mrs. Hermon Calvert of Akron, Ohio left Wednesday for their home.

Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Quattlebaum and daughter, Thelma, of Birmingham have returned home after a visit with her sister, Miss Daisy Quattlebaum.

Doctor and Mrs. Jack Fisher of Moulton spent Sunday in Cullman as the guests of Doctor Fisher’s mother, Mrs. O.M. Fisher.

A good selection of beds and springs for $5.00. Ad.

Mr. Paul Motzkus had the misfortune of losing a fine mule last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ervon Thompson have moved to Cullman.

Mrs. Dora Bridges and son, Floyce and Mrs. Luther Wood and daughter, Ola, visited Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garner at Simcoe.

Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Parker visited Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Parker on Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Ruby Cheatom has gone to her home in Akron, Ohio.

A razor bought 200 years ago is still being used by Oliver Ballard of Ionia, New York.

Miss Nadine Allen was the Sunday afternoon guest of Miss Nova Self.

Miss Charlie Thompson left on Saturday for a visit to her parents at Marion, Alabama.

Doctor and Mrs. McAdory were in a Gulf storm, while on a fishing trip to Gulf Shores.

Cullman County has reported twelve cases of infantile paralysis.

Keep smiling, cooler weather is around the corner.

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