Files from yesteryear: from the files of 1932 and 1952

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From the files of 1932:

Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Wachter announce the birth of a daughter on April 27, whom they have named Dorothy Clair.

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wallace entertained at a dinner party Tuesday honoring Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gibson.

Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Bailey and Mr. and Mrs. John Walton left Saturday for Tallapoosa, Georgia, where they attended the funeral of Mart Walton.

Olen Blevins is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cook in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Mrs. E.M. Wallace is very ill at her home.

Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Bailey and Mrs. Cinda Miller spent the weekend in Tennessee.

Mrs. John Mangum remains ill.

Mrs. E. Hauk entertained a group of friends Tuesday in celebration of her birthday.

Monroe Ray is recovering following a painful leg injury last week.

A fishing party on Ryan’s Creek ended in tragedy Monday, when a group of Crane Hill young people were wading. Mantie Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Phillips stepped into deep water and drowned.

Mrs. Herman J. Stewart is recovering from an appendectomy which she underwent on Friday.

Marguerite Cook and Verna Wilhite will be in the graduating class at Florence State Teachers College the last of May.

Mrs. Guy Marlow was hostess to members of the Hanceville Culture Club on Thursday.

From the files of 1952:

Felix Murrell, assistant principal at Cullman High School, has been appointed to the principalship at West Elementary.

George Hamrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hamrick is graduating form the Signal Corps Officers Candidate School at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. His mother and sister, Mrs. J.C. Powell will go to the graduation.

Lowell Vann, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.K. Vann will attend Boys State, representing Cullman High School.

On Sunday, May 4 decoration services will be held at Welti.

The Symphony Club will sponsor a special musical presentation on May 7 at First Baptist featuring Doctor and Mrs. Steve Kimbrough, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Speegle, Watson Carter, Charles Edward Young and Mesdames Jack Vogel, F.E. St. John, Senior, Houston Lovelace, Allen V. Hyatt, Henry F. Arnold and Forney Fuller.