Twin Reporters, Sep. 17, 1936
From The Courier, Sep. 17, 1936
Cliffside, Sept. 15 — Hello friends, can you believe that school is here again, and children with books under their arms and going to school with a happy smile on their faces? There is nothing liked memories of school when we were small and enjoying the sorrows and joys that come with every school.
The fair is over and life is going steadily on. We wonder just how many thousands of people attended the fair at Ellenboro? It was a good fair, what do you think?
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy McCurry, a daughter Norma Lee McCurry on Sept. 13. Mrs. McCurry was formerly Miss Helen Hill.
The choir of the Baptist church entertained with a watermelon slicing at the home of the choir leader, Mr. Charlie Green. Songs were sung by members of the choir. After much talking and singing watermelons were enjoyed by the following: Messrs J. C. Hames, J. L. Scruggs, H. A. Ingram, J. L. Sizemore, Howard Guffey, Frank Mashburn, Albert Lancaster, Maurice Guffey, Clyma Ware, Fred Robinson, Will Crawford, Mesdames Charles McCurry, Fred Robinson, J. L. Sizemore, Will Crawford and Misses Myrtle Green, Florence Blanton, Geraldine McCurry, Blanche Devinney, Mary Crowe, Hannah Lou Pruett, Lyndall Clayton, Pearl Simmons, Ferne Pruett, Sue Crowe, Sue Whitesides [Whiteside], Alice David, Lois Womack, Inez and Virginia Biggerstaff, and Pamelia Pruett, Martha Greene, Mary Elizabeth and Freddy Robinson.
Mr. and Mrs. Thor Ramsey of Boiling Springs, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Cooper of Hamlet visited Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Ellis last week.
Those visiting Mr. and Mrs. Quince Womick, Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Worth Womick and children of Avondale, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Cole and family of Forest City.
Mr. and Mrs. Yates Miller visited the latter’s father in Waco, Sunday.
Those shopping in Spartanburg from here Saturday were Misses Pearle Simmons, Permelia and Hannah Lou Pruett, Hazel and Lalage Grigg, Mrs. Bessie Grigg, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Ellis and Mrs. B. B. Harris.
Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Bridges and children visited at Chestnut Hill Sunday afternoon.
Miss Lois Davidson is leaving Tuesday for Limestone College.
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Shuford and family visited relatives in Lenoir Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Womack and daughters Gertrude and Nell motored to Chimney Rock, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Roberson and children visited Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Self in Asheville over the week-end.
Mr. J. L Sizemore was pleasantly surprised with a birthday dinner at his home Sunday. Those who helped to celebrate his forty-forth birthday were, Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Hunnicutt and son James Allen, Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Vess and children , Mr. and Mrs. Luce Collins, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hardin and son Charles, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Black and children, Messrs Donald Vess, W. H. Roberson, Carter Hooker, and George Blanton, Mr. and Mrs. Delfo Rollins, Messrs [Misses] James [Janie ??] Campbell, Bunia White, Elizabeth Atkinson, Martha Scruggs, Mary Sue Keeter, Eula Belle, Leola and Helen Sizemore and Mrs. J. L. Sizemore.
Mrs. J. B. Ricketts returned to the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. M. Crowe after visiting relatives near Marion and Old Fort.
Mr. Fred Barkley, coach of the Cliffside High school football team reported a large number were out for this game [team] and it was the desire of each to win every game. The team is made up of the following boys, George Hawkins, James Roberson, Joe Greene, John Womack, Duke Hill, Marshall McMurray, Norris Neal, Joe and John Compton, Woodrow Price, and Robert Lee Shuford.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Harrill spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Winn of Spindale.
Mr. J. F. Clayton and daughter Mae visited Mr. Albert Moorehead, near Ellenboro, Sunday.