Twin Reporters, Apr. 16, 1936
From The Courier, Apr. 16, 1936
Cliffside, April 13—Hello, friends. Spring has been peeping around the corner for a long and time we’re always afraid to look for fear we will be disappointed again. Spring in our estimation is the most beautiful season of the year. At this time it seems that everything takes on new life and we feel glad to be alive.
We don’t have much to say this week and yet you’ll be surprised when you get to the end. We have lots of interesting news for it seems as if everybody has visited someone else. Easter seems to be a time when all the home folks get together. Do we remember when we used to go on those egg hunts? And did we have fun whenever we found the most eggs and won a prize?
The Baptist church had much to rejoice over Sunday morning at the Easter service. Mrs. R. L. Leary, a former member of the church, and the wife of the late Mr. Leary, who was principal of the Cliffside High School for the year 1935, presented to the church a beautiful painting of Jesus being baptized in the river Jordon [Jordan] by John the Baptist. This picture is located back of the baptism pool. Mrs. Leary gave this picture as a memorial to her husband, whose funeral was conducted in the Baptist church one year ago Sunday. All those who visit the church will admire and thank Mrs. Leary for this beautiful gift.
The congregation at the Baptist church Sunday night had the pleasure of meeting the artist, Mrs. Hutchinson, who painted the beautiful picture Mrs. Leary gave to the church.
The Western Regional B. T. U. convention was held in Slyvia [Sylva], April 10-11. Those attending from Cliffside were: Misses Mildred Beason, Hazel Grigg, Messrs Davis and James Hunnicutt, G. A. Dula, Frank Mashburn, Clyma Ware, Albert Lancaster, George Blanton and Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Hunnicutt. All of these reported a nice time, and it was said that a certain party ate enough to last a week or so.
Mrs. Gladden, of the adult teachers is getting up a trip to visit Magnolia Gardens in Charleston.
There will be room for twenty on the bus. And the whole amount for the entire trip will be ten dollars per person. We think this will be well worth your time and money (we think we will go if we can borrow the money.) it is described as one of the most beautiful spots in all the world. The trip is planned for three days, April 25, 26, 27.
Ballenger-Jackson store is putting on a “Suit Contest”. This enables the lucky name drawn to get the suit cheaper. It pays to enter the contest for you can’t lose and just think, you have a nice new suit. The Ballenger-Jackson store is a place for father, mother, brother, and sister to trade.
To the beautiful ladies in Forest City, we send our greetings and best wishes. We’ll be seeing you Saturday. By the way how do you girls like to go over the “Ocean Waves?”
Hello “Brown Eyes”, why are you blue?
A certain young man wanted us to comment on how beautiful his girl looked Easter morning. She did look sweet, and congratulations to you, young man.
The suspense was over when Mr. Herman Greene won the forty-five dollars at the Carolina Theater Monday night.
Mr. M S. Greene, of Washington, D. C., is spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Luther Campbell.
Miss Eudora Dover, of Hickory spent the week-end at the Cliffside Inn.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Scruggs, accompanied by Mrs. Annie Cole and Miss Sallie Scruggs, visited in Dravo Sunday at the home of Mr. S. A. Saratt.
Misses Ethylyn [Etheleen] Roberson, Geraldine McCurry, Eloise Ramsey, and Margaret Talbert, students of Boiling Springs College, spent the Easter holidays with their parents here.
Miss Sara Atchley of Spindale, was the week-end guests of Miss Ethylyn [Etheleen] Keeter.
Miss Christine Crawford entertained her friends with a party Saturday afternoon. Those present were: Zenoiba [Zenobia] Ellis, Blache [Blanche] Whitaker, Dot Hill, Rose Brindle, Hazel Whitaker, Eva Lee McDaniel, Joyce Rucker, Grace McCurry, Pauline Motte, Billy Ellis, Hugh Miller, Richard
Brown, E. T. and “Bubber” Combs, David Lee Haynes [McFalls], E. Junior Carpenter, Fred Roberson, Max [Mack] Hendrick.
Those visiting Mrs. J. B. Guffey, Sunday were: Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Vassey, of near Caroleen, and Mr. Oliver Butler, of Avondale.
Mr. and Mrs. Shuford attended the Moravian Services at Winston- Salem Sunday. It was estimated that forty thousand people attended the services.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Talbert and family visited Mr. Talbert’s parents in Concord, Sunday.
Me and Mrs. Paul McKinney spent Easter with Mr. and Mrs. Ferree of Dobbinsville.
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Johnson and Mr. J. C. Clark of Atlanta, Ga. were the week-end guests of Mrs. Eva Padgett.
Mr. Donald Tate, who holds a position in High Point, spent Easter with his mother, Mrs. Pearl Tate.
Miss Mary Sue Guffey was surprised with a birthday party at her home Saturday night. A nice time was reported by all. Those present were Nellie and Margaret Crowe, Mildred Callahan, Mary McDaniel, Addie Ray Vassey, Frances White, Mary Sue Guffey, Marshall McMurray, Maurice and Braxton Guffey, Hal Griffin and James Luckdoo [Luckadoo].
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Bridges spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Greene at Boiling Springs.
Mrs. Draper Rhodes of Burlington, and Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Higgins visited Mrs. Lorena Edwards over the week-end.
Miss Shirley Crawford is sick at this writing, also the children of Mrs. John Robinson. We hope for them a speedy recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Blanton and daughter Macie, of Spindale visited Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Blanton, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Morgan of Swannanoa, visited Miss Lois Womack, Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. J. R. Rayburn was delightfully surprised Sunday when children gathered at her home to celebrate her birthday. Those who enjoyed the delicious dinner were: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lovelace and children all of Bostic; Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Poe Murray and son, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Parris and children of Cliffside.
Misses Mae Clayton, Lois Womack and Sue Crowe and Messrs P. T. Greene and H. G. Womack were shopping in Spartanburg Saturday.
Misses Grace McCurry and Melba Clayton entertained with a party Saturday night. Many interesting games were played after which sandwiches, cakes and lemonade were served to the following: Elizabeth Hawkins, Irene Gosey, Christine Crawford, Melba Clayton, Grace McCurry, E. T. Combs, Hugh Miller,, David Haynes [McFalls], Richard Brown, Fred Robinson [Roberson ??] and “Bubber” Combs.
Mr. Ernest Wilson visited Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilson at Cramerton Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Rhymer have moved to Cramerton. We regretted to see them leave but hope for them success in their new home.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitaker, accompanied by Miss Harriet Roberts and Mr. Oscar Evans, visited in Hudson.
Miss Leola Sizemore entertained in the honor of her week-end guest, Miss Catherine Stribling of Drayton, S. C. Those enjoying the party were:
Misses Blanche Devinney, Janie Campbell, Mary Crowe, Mabel Harrill, Mary Crawley, Inez Biggerstaff, Lyndall Clayton, Lois Womack, Sue Crowe, Lois Blanton, Ethel Ingram, Helen Kendrick, Edith Hooker, Eula Mae Gosey, Hazel Blanton, Geneva Scruggs, Melrose Robinson, Eula Mae Gamble, Elsie Curtis, Etheleen Keeter, Kathleen and Ethel Harris, Ruth Callahan, Virginia Biggerstaff, Lillie Mae Blanton, Leola Sizemore, Sara Atchley, Eula Belle Sizemore, Messrs Claude McCurry, Clarence McKinney, Otto McDevitt, Robert Condrey, Howard Clayton, John Womack, Jack Aldrich, Ophus Jolley, and Ulyses [Ulysses], Harris, of Cliffside. Messrs J. D. Bridges, Blair Stephenson Ed Carswell, Bill Collins, Howard Greene, Max Hill, and Walter Walker of Shelby; Messrs G. B. and “Bud” Miller, Ernest Coffey, Earl Bergis [Burgess], Clyde Harris, Luther Honeycutt, Ray Hawkins, and Alexander Summey of Alexander and Forest City, Messrs Albert Long, Clarence Cannon, Willard Metcalfe, and Charles Butler of Avondale; Messrs. Troy Wray, Roy Carter, James Hall, and Ulyses [Ulysses] Wray, of Caroleen; Dewitt Biggerstaff, of Ruth.