Files from Yesteryear: From The Files Of 1950 and 1900


In observance of Youth Week in Cullman, a group of high school and college students became city officers for a day on Tuesday.

They were:

Mayor Barbara Gaddy, of Sacred Heart Junior College, City Clerk, Margaret Ussery, of Sacred Heart Junior College, Councilwomen Ollie Carden, of Sacred Heart Academy, Councilman Asa Blalock, of Cullman High, Councilman Victor Hagman, of Saint Bernard High, Chief of Police George Humphrey, of Saint Bernard Junior College, Councilman Frank Turbyville, of Saint Bernard College, Fire Chief Bill Knight, of Cullman High and Councilman Bill Martin, of Cullman High.

The new 1951 Studebaker is being displayed this weekend by the Owen Walker Motors.

G.C. Chapman, chief of police, if attending an FBI school in Tuscaloosa for two weeks.

Several in the North Vinemont area are enjoying fresh pork since the cold weather came.

Little Karen Maddox of Birmingham spent last week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Grimes.

Willie Kellum, a pioneer resident passed away on November 11. Funeral services were held on Monday at Providence.

Miss Pauline Wildmon and J.D. Latta were married on November 18.

The rulers of the annual Harvest Carnival at Hanceville, on November 11, are Elementary King Kenneth Bland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thelbert Bland and Queen Elaine Clapp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Clapp, Senior High King, Charles Doggett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Doggett and Queen Fay Eitson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Eitson and Junior High King, Robert Creel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Creel and Queen Ramona McAnnally, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville McAnnally.

From The Files Of 1900:

Leroy D. Box of Beat 12 was in  the City on Monday.

Jeff Griffin and family left for Oklahoma on Wednesday.

Miss Adeline Timpe is behind the counters at the Hustler.

Doctor R.H. Baird spent several days in Birmingham recently.

County surveyor John Nesmith was here a few days ago.

Doctor W.H. Martin, of Hanceville, was in the city this week.

County Health Officer Yielding, of Walter, was here on Wednesday.