Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1933 and 1902

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From the files of 1933:

Mrs. Charles R. Watson of Cullman announces the engagement of her daughter, Rosa, to William Oscar Dunlap. The wedding will be in June.

The music club will meet on May 6, at the home of Melba Ponder. The music teacher is Miss Margaret Deppe. Those playing the piano are Mary Ann Gorham, Evelyn Martin, Melda Ponder, Jean Vick, Mary Grace Orr, Jone Dadson, Louise Stiefelmeyer, Anna Margaret Carter, Theda Weekseind and Marie Clark.

From the files of 1902:

Leonard Hale, of Unity, is ill with rheumatism.

J. W. Boike left for Texas on Saturday.

Doctor John Yielding took a splinter out of Julia Smith’s finger last week. It had been in her finger for four years.

M. Welti received a badly sprained ankle on Saturday.

Postmaster Freeman of Massey spent last week in Chattanooga where he bought goods for his store.

A musical entertainment will be held at J.H. Price’s Saturday night at Loretto. Mrs. Sarah Moters is quite sick.

When Hopewell observes decoration services on May 18, the flower committee will be Rhady McCoy and Warner Meadows, Lillie McGlawn and Sam Morgan, Bertha Weeks and Samuel Dobbs, Gertrude Griffin and Tracy Henderson, Ressie Mitchell and Marvin Davenport, Alice Meadows and Ollie Caudler, Florence Chandler and Hue Clemens, Cora Manning and Johnie Weeks, Mable Collins and Clark Griffith, Mattie Henderson and Barto Loveless, Belle Thigpen and Thomas Chandler, Canzadie Vest and Ira McCoy and Molly Manning and Andy Blalock.

Z.T. and D.S. Holmes left Friday to visit relatives in Louisiana.

Miss Hattie McAnnally is improving after a long spell of fever.

Misses Bertha Sapp and Lottie Compton were guests of Miss Minnie McOlphin at Damascus on Sunday.

Misses Mattie Turrentine had to discontinue her music classes because of ill health.

James E. Clark, who is now with the Montgomery Advertiser, spent last week with his family in Vinemont.