Files from yesteryear 1916, 1930


From the files of 1916

Electric washing machines are advertised by  C.A. Stiefelmeyer for $44.00 for one model and $52.50 for the other model.

Doctor Sidney Morrow, of Birmingham, spent Sunday in Cullman as the guest of his mother, Mrs. Bess Morrow.

In the November 1916 election, these were elected: Probate Judge, Fred J. Buchmann (R), Circuit Clerk, O.S. Roden (D), Tax Collector, Lee Cochran (R), County Commissioners, L.A. Kelton (D),

E.T. Knight (D), J.B. White (D) and J.A. Vickery (R).

Artie Thracher, of Panama is visiting relatives in Tennessee.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nesmith were the Saturday night guests of her brother, the Troy Phillips of Bethsadia.

Arvie Walker has bought a fine pair of mules.

Mr. Louis Freeman passed away at his residence, near Pine Hill.

From the files of 1930

Clyde Gammon, of the Logan 4-H Club, has won a trip to the National Convention in Chicago. Clyde won the trip for producing 1,020 pounds of lint cotton, on one acre of ground. This was the highest yield of any 4-H boy in North Alabama.

S.H. Green is chairman of the Community Chest drive, which will be on December 9.

A fire on Wednesday damaged the Asa B. Fuller home.

The first snow of the winter fell about 6 p.m. on Monday.

Mrs. T.E. Johnson and Mrs. W.J. Nesmith spent Thanksgiving in Birmingham with Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Thompson and Miss Vonde Lee Johnson.

Mr. and Mrs. John Assell, of Birmingham, spent Thursday here with Miss Emma Assell.

Miss Georgia Higgins is visiting relatives in Calera.

Miss Helen Glasscock attended the Howard-Southern game, in Birmingham, on Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Calloway area in Georgia at the bedside of Mrs. Calloway’s mother, Mrs. Crutchfield, who is ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Whatley announce the birth of a little daughter.

Charles Bilgere died, in Birmingham, on Friday morning and funeral services were held on Saturday at the Sacred Heart Church here.

Mr. and Mrs. McGee have arrived from Tampa, Florida, to take charge of the Alabama Hotel here.