Cliffside, Sep. 19—Members of the Cliffside Hunters Club are taking advantage of the open dove season, and have had several successful hunts the last several days during which time they bagged enough birds to entertain their wives and a few invited guests at a bird supper Monday night. Those enjoying the feast were Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Hendrick, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jackson, Mr. and Mrs James Tinkler. Mr. and Mrs. John Tinkler, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Whitaker, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Crawford, Dr. and Mrs. G. 0. Moss, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Edwards, Rev. and Mrs. H. E. Stimson, Rev. and Mrs. W. V. Tarlton, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Beatty, Dr. and Mrs. John Mills, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. R. L. Pruett, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Haynes, Dr. Jones, Mr. Yates Miller, Mr. Hal Miller, Mr. Joe Blackwell, Mr. Ralph Crawford and Mr. Max Pruett.
Miss Mae Carter, who has been visiting Rev. and Mrs. W. V. Tarlton for several weeks has returned to her home in Murfreesboro, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kendrick and Mrs. Jesse Padgett spent the weekend in Charlotte visiting relatives. Mrs. Hoyle Kendrick visited relatives in Berryhill near Charlotte over the week-end.
Little Misses Elizabeth Ann and Carolyn Greene, who have been spending the summer with their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Campbell, have returned to their home in Washington, D. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Vic Fortune spent the week-end at their cottage at Bearwallow returning via Landrum, S. C., where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Metcalf.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Beason, Mrs. Jesse Padgett and Mrs. Clyde Kendrick returned recently from a weeks stay in Washington, D. C., where they visited relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bridges, of Leaksville, spent the week-end in Cliffside visiting Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Bridges and Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Haynes. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frye, also of Leaksville, whose marriage was a social event of last week, and who spent the week-end with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Frye, of Avondale.
Miss Jean Norville is recovering nicely from a minor operation at the Rutherford hospital.
Mr. Jackson Scruggs is improving satisfactorily at Oteen hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Atkinson and family of Gastonia visited at the. home of Mr. and Mrs. John Atkinson Sunday afternoon.
Miss Clara Atkinson, Miss Macy Bridges and Mr. Charlie Price visited Mrs. Blanche Atkinson at Hollis over the week-end.
Mr. Andy Love visited his mother Mrs. Sara H. Love, at Chestnut Hill Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Barron Caldwell, of Marion, visited relatives here last Thursday.
Miss Alice Carpenter, of Columbia, S. C., is recovering from an operation at a hospital in Columbia.
The marriage of Miss Clarene Gillespie to Mr. Verland Ledford has been announced. The wedding took place, in Gaffney, S. C., July 10, 1938. The bride is the popular daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Gillespie, of Henrietta. The bridegroom: is the eldest son of Deputy Sheriff J. L. and Mrs. J. L. Ledford and is a textile employee. Their many friends extend to them best wishes, for a happy and prosperous life They will make Cliffside their home.
Mr. Jim Padgett entertained e few of friends at a fish fry at his cabin “Trail’s End” Saturday evening. Those present were Messrs. Lee Duncan, Cordie Freeman, Chester Scruggs, Joe Johnston, O. C. Bridges and Andy Banard, Jr. Mr. Padgett built this cabin which contains two rooms. One more room will be added soon. It is furnished very artistically and unique. It is located on Little River, two miles from Cliffside and is an ideal place for rest and meditation.
A surprise wedding took place in Gaffney, S. C., Friday, Sept. 16, when Mr. William Lee Pearson claimed as his bride Miss Hattie Hawkins, the attractive daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Gaither Hawkins. Mr. Pearson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Newell Pearson. They have, the best wishes for a life of happiness. They will reside on Riverside street.
Mrs. Kelly Moore visited relatives in Forest City Sunday.
Mrs. P. D. Winn visited relatives near Gaffney Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Davidson attended the birthday dinner of Mrs. Davidson’s mother, Mrs. A. B. Price, at Sandy Mush Sunday.
Mrs. W. P. Winn is recovering satisfactorily at the Rutherford hospital following an operation for appendicitis.
Mrs. G. C. Haynes and daughter, Mrs. Paul Bridges, of Leaksville, visited Mrs. Charles Dalton in Spindale Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Owens and sons, Andy and Charles, of Avondale, visited Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hames Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Lawrence Garvin, of Avondale, is a patient at Rutherford hospital.
Mr. John Boling, of Lowell, was a visitor in Cliffside Monday.
The Cliffside Woman’s Club will hold its first meeting of the year on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 27, at 3:30 o’clock in their club room in the Haynes Memorial Building. Mrs. G. O. Wall, president, will preside. Mrs. Will Crawford will have charge of a splendid and interesting program. Rev. W. V. Tarlton, pastor of the Baptist church, will speak, and Mr. B. B. Goode in his usual pleasant manner will talk of things concerning our everyday life. There will be special music. The hostesses for the afternoon will be Mrs. Kenneth McMahan, Mrs. Ed Carpenter, Mrs. Clyde Kendrick and Miss Florence Edwards.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Scruggs, in the, Rutherford hospital, Sept. 19, a sweet little daughter. Mother and baby are getting along nicely. Mr. and Mrs. Scruggs live on Church street.
Mr. Paul Ricket, of Pineville, spent the week-end with his sister, Mrs. Tom Crowe and Mr. Crowe.
The, beautiful new cabin built for the Boy Scouts built by the Cliffside Mills is nearing completion. The Boy Scout movement is based on high standards, and we, the parents and residents of Cliffside wish to thank the mill officials for this fine cooperation in the erection of this fine building. The Scouts have some of their work on exhibit at the Rutherford fair. They have finished a successful years work under the splendid leadership of their Scoutmaster, Mr. Gerard Davidson.
Miss Helen Kendrick spent the week-end with friends at Esmeralda Inn at Chimney Rock.
Miss Mary McDaniel spent the week-end with her cousin, Miss Ruth Franklin, in Mooresboro.
The agricultural class of Cliffside high school will have an exhibition booth at the Rutherford county fair. This class is under the direction of Mr. Lovell, agricultural teacher and has started out very enthusiastically on their years work.
Mrs. Clemmie Blanton has been appointed librarian in the Cliffside public school.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Gosey and Miss Eulamae Gosey spent the week-end with their brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gosey at Kings Mountain.
The art and handicraft classes had a good attendance last Tuesday afternoon. They meet every Tuesday in the Haynes Memorial building. Mr. C. B. Beason who has the ability to create in beautiful hand work designs joined the class of art. These classes are very interesting and will prove profitable to those who will come and share their talents with the able instructors, Miss Cleo Burns of Ellenboro, and Miss Ruby Wells of Bostic. Visitors are welcome and instructions are free.
Rev. Wesley McMurray, son of Mr, and Mrs. Pink McMurray is finishing his ministeriaI education in n Theological Seminary in Chicago, Ill. Wesley is a worthy young man and is loved and admired by all of Cliffside, where he entered and finished Cliffside high school. He also attended Boiling Springs college and worked in the Cliffside mill at night. Later he attended Furman University at Greenville, S. C., working his way to education as much as possible. He is still on the working list in Chicago. He is happy in his work and thankful for friends; at present he is a “wee bit homesick.” He would appreciate a card or letter from any of his friends. His address is Rev. Wesley McMurray, 3040 West Washington Boulevard, Chicago, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dalton, of Spindale, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Haynes Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Roberson spent Sunday in Greenville, S. C. They were accompanied by the former’s father, Mr. W. I. Roberson, of near Rutherfordton.
Mr. and Mrs. James Hooker and Miss Edith Hooker were delightful host and hostesses at a lovely party Saturday night at their home on Academy street, honoring Miss Hazel Stacy on her 18th birthday. Interesting games were played and delicious refreshments were served to the following: Miss Hazel Stacy, Miss Edith Hooker, Miss Virginia Winn, Miss Lyndall Clayton, Miss Pauline Stacy, Miss Leola Sizemore, Miss Elizabeth Winn, Miss Oretia and Madeline Daves, Messrs. Woodrow Lynch and Blaine Canipe, of Shelby, Landrum Tate, James Phillips, of Floyd’s Creek, Glenn Padgett and G. C. Moore, of Avondale.
The Parent-Teacher Association will hold their first meeting of the season Monday evening, Sept. 26, at 7:30 o’clock in the Haynes Memorial building. Rev. W. V. Tarlton will be the principal speaker. A good program has been arranged and Mrs. J. D. Brown, the president, urges a full attendance. The P.T.A. of Cliffside has a large enrollment and all members and visitors receive a most cordial welcome.
Mr. W. P. Winn, who has been suffering from an infected foot, is recovering at the home of his father Mr. W. W. Winn.
Mr. Sam W. Keeter, of Washington, D. C., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hunnicutt and other relatives in Cliffside.
Mr. Jim Padgett attended the birthday dinner of Mr. Eddie Hollifield Sunday at his home in Forest City. Mr. Hollifield celebrated his 73rd birthday. He enjoyed having his friends with him on this occasion. He received many nice gifts and the very best wishes of all those present.
Mrs. Ivy Shuford, of Cliffside, and brother, Mr. John Crowder, of Lattimore, went to Greenville, S. C., Sunday to bring Mr. Ivy Shuford from the General Hospital where he has been recovering from an operation. His many friends wish for him a speedy return to his general good health. Mr. Shuford is the proprietor of the R. C. Dry Cleaning plant in Cliffside.
This item was printed in The Forest City Courier on September 22, 1938. Copy provided by James Harris.