Community column from an area paper
Remember how each community had its own little weekly column, usually written by a lady of the community who was its best cheerleader? This one about Cliffside appeared in a Shelby paper, judging from other items on the page. The year was 1936.
Cliffside People Canning Fruit
Community Cannery Now in Full Operations;
Local Items of Interest
Cliffside, July 24.—The community cannery is in full operation under the capable hands of Mr. H.C. Beatty and Mr. John Tinkler. Mrs. G.C. Shuford, the efficient superintendent of the community gardens is a most tireless worker, and has had canned up to date over 2,000 cans of fruit and vegetables. Nearly 17 hundred of these are beans. Cliffside people and community are to be congratulated on having this fine cannery and group of willing workers to help take care of their fruit and vegetables.
The many friends of Mrs. B.P. Caldwell are pleased to learn of her improvement. Mrs. Caldwell is taking treatment in the Charlotte Sanitorium.
Miss Ella Hamrick, of Spindale, is spending two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Forest Hamrick.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Self, of Asheville, spend the week-end with the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.T. Roberson.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Black, of the Carolina Store, visited friends in Charlotte over the week-end.
Mr. Max Pruett, of the office force at Cliffside Mills, was away last week on his vacation.
Mr. Yates Miller is now located in his new furniture store.
Mrs. J. C. Gamble announces her circle meeting of the W. M. S. to be on Tuesday, August 1, at 7:30 p.m. Visitors always welcome.
Mr. Louis Smith, of Rutherfordton, was in town Wednesday on business.
Miss Virginia Moore, of the Ballenger Dry Goods Store is well pleased with the big sale receipts of last week. The buying public was enthusiastic over the many bargains offered.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hensley visited in Forest City last week-end.
A series of meetings are to be held in the Baptist church beginning the latter part of August. Cottage prayer meetings are now being planned, and we are praying for the greatest revival in the church’s history. Rev. J. A. Hunnicutt is pastor.