Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1904 and 1934

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From The Files Of 1904:

George Markland has bought a lot on Highlands, with the view of building a nice residence.

Some very naughty boys cut the German Society flags to pieces, after the picnic on Thursday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Miles of Bristol, England have arrived in Cullman and are residing in the Willie Williams cottage, until they build a residence on their farm, a few miles from the city.

The Tribune has moved to the new and commodious German Bank Building.

Ed Cordes brought in the first open cotton bolls of the season today.

C.C. Whaley is in Birmingham today.

Reverend C.E. Scheile spent this week in Florence.

There is a constant demand for houses to rent in Cullman.

Mrs. Lonnie York is spending some time with relatives in Hartselle.

Eugene Walling, of Vinemont, was in the city on Tuesday.

J.L. Taylor is putting the finishing touches on his new house.

J.B. Kilpatrick left for Texas, on Tuesday.

E.C. Wenzel is erecting one of the finest dwellings in the country, on his farm.

W.H. Martin has installed a new engine and boiler at his gin for the coming cotton season.

Charlie Thompson spent a few days, in Hanceville, last week.

Willie Basenburg has been elected Captain of the Centerdale baseball team.

Monroe Burch is very ill with a fever.

From The Files Of 1934:

Mayor J.A. Dunlap is not only an efficient mayor and successful banker, but is also an excellent fisherman, as he proved on the Gulf Coast last week.

M.H. Killingsworth, principal of Cullman High was elected president of the Alabama High School Principals Association, in Montgomery, on Friday.

Cullman telephone users, beginning August 25, do not have to crank their phones to call central. The installation of a new battery system, in the exchange, makes this possible.

Miss Sarah Lillian Richter has returned from Chattanooga, where she visited her aunt, Mrs. C.W. Wewees.

Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Green are spending several weeks with friends in Illinois.

Mrs. Floris Hendrix is spending several weeks with her brother, Harold Hendrix, in New York City.

Charon Denson, of Logan will leave next week for Bennet Academy, Mathiston, Mississippi, where he will be a student this winter.