Twin Reporters, Nov. 4, 1937
From The Courier, Nov. 4, 1937
Cliffside, Nov. 2.— Hello friends: Are you listening? Pull your chairs up closer and let’s talk awhile. Hallowe’en is over and Thanksgiving will soon be here and then Christmas. If you haven’t been good you should put on your best behavior now for you don’t know when Old Santa Claus may be peeping around the corner.
The Twins were told to get a new picture for the Cliffside News as the ones they now use does not look like the originals. Thanks for the nice compliments (C. P.) you paid the Twins, but we’re thinking that it was all flattery. We’ll try and see what we can do about this matter.
Miss Margaret Goode, of Avondale, visited Miss Marjorie Biggerstaff Sunday.
Mr. Varnell Morgan, of Asheville, was the week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Mose Simmons.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Koon, of Cowpens, S. C., visited Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Watkins recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Summie Scruggs and Lettie Scruggs, of Charlotte, visited Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Greene last Sunday.
The Cliffside Parent-Teacher Association met Monday night, Oct. 18, at 7:30 o’clock, in the Memorial Building. There was a large crowd present. Mr. D. C. Whitaker had charge of the devotional. Prayer was by Rev. H. E. Stimpson [Stimson]. Reports from various committees: The finance committee, Miss Letha Bame, chairman, reported that the play “Eyes of Love” was a huge success and that $90.00 was raised by contest, admission and advertisements. All present enjoyed the play. Miss Sue Whitesides was the coach. The school yard beautification committee reported the grounds had been prepared and sown in grass with the help of the agricultural class. The body voted to sponsor the Boy Scouts with Gerard Davidson scoutmaster. It was decided to have a room prize for grammar and high school instead of only one.
The meeting was then turned over to Mr. [Mrs.] Ray Jackson, who is program chairman. Mrs. Jackson then introduced our beloved physician, Dr. Oren G. Moss, who gave a very interesting and informing talk on recognition of contagious disease. After this the meeting adjourned.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Clayton and daughters, Mae and Lyndall, were the Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Albert Morehead and family near Caroleen.
Messrs. Monroe Bridges, Jim Gibson, Joe McKinney, and H. G. Womack attended the singing at Adaville Sunday
Mr. Alvin [Alton] Edwards, a student of Brevard college, spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Edwards.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill McNabb and Mr. Walter Haynes spent the week-end visiting Mr. McNabb’s relatives.
The Woman’s Club met in the Memorial building Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. A splendid number attended. An interesting program was given. Mrs. G. C. Shuford and our county doctor gave very informing talks. Mrs. Gus Crawford, Mrs. D. C. Colvin, Mrs. Ike Biggerstaff and Mrs. J. D. Brown were hostesses.
Mrs. Clint Beason is improving after a sick spell, although she is still confined to the bed.
Mr. Wesley McMurray, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pink McMurray, and a student of Furman University, has been operated on in the Greenville hospital.
Mr. Ervin Moore is very ill at this writing.
Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Hunnicutt were dinner guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. Will Perry, of Landrum.
The Halloween Carnival was a success in every respect. All had a good time and $90.00 was raised to be used to buy some of the many things needed at school. Miss Zenobia Ellis was crowned queen, after a hot race. Margaret Crowe ran a close second, losing by one point. These girls are very popular and it was interesting to see first one ahead and then the other. Calvin Scruggs was crowned king.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Tab Greene are glad to know they are improving.
Mrs. Bessie Grigg has returned from a visit to relatives in Illinois.
Mesdames J. L. Sizemore, J. A. Hunnicutt, T. C. Ellis, Clint Blanton, Dwight Winn and J. D. Brown attended the quarterly W. M. U. meeting at Avondale Saturday.
The T. E. L. Sunday school class, Mrs. J. A. Hunnicutt is the teacher, was delightfully entertained Friday night at Mrs. Poe Murray’s. A large number attended and much interest is being taken in the class.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jackson spent Tuesday in Tryon with relatives.
The Cliffside Woman’s Club held its October meeting in the Haynes Memorial Building Tuesday afternoon, Oct 26, at 3:30 o’clock. Due to the inclemency of the weather there were only seventeen members present. In the absence of Mrs. Marvin Sparks, Mrs. C. B. Edwards presided. Gratifying reports were given from the various committees, especially the Library committee, and it is hoped that our town library will soon be a favorite gathering place for those who enjoy reading. The club voted to help organize and sponsor a Girl Scout troop in Cliffside and a girl scout committee was appointed to secure information and get the organization functioning. Mrs. J. D. Brown and Mrs. Whitaker gave brief reports of the district meeting held in Shelby.
The program for the afternoon centered around “The American Home” and the club enjoyed very much the informational talks given by Mrs. G. C. Shuford, of Cliffside, who spoke on “The Age of Adolescence” and by Dr. Whims our county health physician, whose subject was “The Effect of a Child’s Health on His Education.” Special musical numbers were given by Misses Jane and Carolyn Lovelace, attractive and talented daughters of Dr. and Mrs. T. C. Lovelace, of Henrietta. These were enjoyed by everyone present, as was also the tap dance number given by Carolyn.
At the conclusion of the program the hostesses, Mesdames J. D. Brown, A. W. Crawford, D. C. Colvin and Ike Biggerstaff served delicious Hallowe’en [Halloween] refreshments.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Paul Bridges and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tuttle, of Leaksville, spent the week-end in Cliffside with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Haynes and Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Bridges. On Saturday they attended home-coming day at Clemson college and also the Clemson-Wake Forest football game.