Files from yesteryear: From the files of 1950


John Wesley Shear, five-week-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Shear underwent serious surgery on Monday.

Herman Plunkett has been elected president of the West Point Sportsman Club. Clyde Walraven is vice-president and secretary-treasurer is D.M. Eddleman.

Theaun Cheatwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.V. Cheatwood was riding his motor bike and was hit by a McCoy bus. He suffered cuts and bruises.

Reverend T.E. Bright has been installed as pastor of East Point Presbyterian Church.

George Henry Young died on Monday morning. Funeral services were held at St. Paul’s. Pallbearers were Doctor R.A. Culpepper, Doctor T.A. Robinson, William R. Griffin, Elbert Ponder, W.O. Buettner and Joe Hasenbein.

Robert Albert Leigeber, age 60, died on October 20. The funeral was at Sacred Heart Church. Pallbearers were John Luyben, J.J. Boike, John Imbusch, Alfred Sachs, Frank Fink and John Veigl.

Wendell Childs has been elected president of the Cullman High Student Body.

There was a family reunion on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Gable at Walter.

School will re-open on October 30, after the cotton picking vacation.

Mrs. Rowena Coppock, of Holly Pond, suffered a broken arm, on Wednesday.

Patsy Bailey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Bailey, of Etha, has the mumps.

The Baptist Association is meeting at Hopewell this week.

One dozen oranges are 29 cents at Brothers Grocery. Ad.

Having dates last weekend were Betty Blackmon and Roy Ritcher, Shirley Hamilton and Wallace Stephenson, Nancy Moore and Kennon Wood and Mary Speegle and Rastus DeMonia.

Cal Leeth is president of the Cullman County Petroleum Industries Committee.