Files from yesteryear: 1900, 1936

(files from yesteryear)

From the files of 1900

George Patrick of Ryan’s Cross Roads was here yesterday.

C.N. Peek, of Eddy, was in Cullman on Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Sanders and baby are visiting in Scottsboro.

J.A. McMinn left Tuesday for New York.

Sidney Dunn, of Birmingham, visited relatives here on Sunday.

The tax collector and assessor can be found in the sheriff’s office.

David and Ernest Tipton, of Joppa, were in Cullman, on Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Weigand left Monday for a visit in Birmingham.

W.H. Harris, a prosperous merchant of Crane Hill, was here on Friday.

John Huey of the L and N visited at Simcoe this week.

Walker King has accepted a position with the American Newspaper Union in Birmingham.

Uncle Buck Nesmith, of Logan, was in the city this week.

A Thanksgiving luncheon, given at the “Palace” Thursday, surpassed anything that this city has ever seen.

Ben Timpe went to Birmingham, on Wednesday, for the purpose of buying furniture for his barber shop, which he will open on First Avenue East, in a few days.

Charlie Norman reports that his father, C.R. Norman, formerly of this county, now of Collin County, Texas, has gathered and sold 43 bales of cotton this season.

William Bauer died on Tuesday.

From the files of 1936

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Todd, of Hanceville, visited Beech Grove relatives on Sunday.

Mrs. Race Lowery spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elbert McHan at North Vinemont.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ray, of Hanceville, spent Sunday with his father at Beech Grove.

In 1916, R.E. Lee, John Beyer and Andy Kelhoffer, spent Monday in Bremen.

Doctor G.W. Bledsoe attended the Vandy-Auburn game, in Birmingham on Saturday.

Mrs. J.F. Weeks and Mr. and Mrs. J. Oldacre motored to Birmingham on Saturday.

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