Point-crest. volume (None) 1944-19??, February 01, 1946, Image 2
I’AGK 1 WO POINT-CREST FEBRUARY, 1946 Pohii-Q'veAt^Personal What, No Cherries? . . . Published monthly by and for the employees of High Point Weaving and Hillerest Throwing Plants of Burlington Mills Corporation. Edited by the Plant Personnel Departments. Member of the American Association of Industrial Editors POINT-CREST’ High Point Lois Mabe Lucille Peatross Mary Morris Sadie Lee Walker Vernon Webb Kate Hunt Carlton Elliott Mary Cline Carl Peterson Inez Melton ■ REPORTERS Weaving Louise Kidd Frances Evans Clayton Clark Mary Ring Marcella Thornton Eleanor Cox Winfred Clinard Virginia Morris Ola Nappier Faye White Hillerest Vada Chandler Kat Church Mary Coltrane Mary Fender Beulah Kidd Jane Stewart Mary Phillips Kathleen Shives Vera Smith Joe Ward This Is Your Battle^ Too At his side in war and peace is the American Red Cross, because the Red Cross battle goes on for your men overseas, your men in hospitals, and \our veterans. \\^ar is ne\er o\er for the Red Cross and for these three groups the Red Cross carries on its cam))aign. Well-known for its help o\’erseas during the war, duties of the Red Cross were not lessened but highlighted and intensified by the ending of hostilities. Men still overseas find themselves with time on their hands and the Red Cross brings home close to them in the form of good American fun. Men in hospitals with problems of readjust ment after months of battle life find solace and solutions for their troubles through Red Cross hospital worker: and facilities. Veterans finding them selves suddenly faced with becoming ci\ilians again are helped in the Red Cross stay at their sides as long as needed. Not only will tli|' problems of war time and resultingfpeace problems be handled by the .'^nerican Red Cross but continuous volunteer activities w hich reach out to c\ ery hamlet in the United States will still be carried on — emergency work and instruction work with first aid, iJine nursing, water safety and accident prevention. All this and mure make up what the Red Cross stands for with its red sym bol of help. March this year will be Red Cross Drive month. Each of you will be given an op]X)rtuni^ to partici- pate in bringing your soldier, sailor or HIGH POINT IHROWING DEPARl MEN r We are ver>- sorry to lose our good I friend Gray Mairella. Her husband is I home from overseas and they will : probably make their home in Newark, New Jersey. Agnes Caudell and Roy Hartgrove were married January 24th in Colum bia, S. C. They journeyed to Atlanta for a short wedding trip. W'e wish them both all the hap])iness in the w'orld. W'e were sorry to learn that Edith Talley’s son was sick but glad to report that he is better. It seems that Iona Griffin and Rosa Floyd have been hospitalized. We hope they will soon be well and out again. W'e are glad to ha\ e Mildred Conn working with us again. She is now Mrs. Mildred Romaniak. Jackie Brown’s mother is recovering from bronchial pneumonia. W'e hope she has fully recovered. Danny \\'illiams, ex-marine and brother of Lillian Williams is home and discharged now. \\'e’re glad to hear that Edna South ern’s husband, Cliarles, is in New York. He landed there January 8th and will be in the army until June. Peggy Reece is all smiles now that her husband is in the states. Best of luck to you both, Peggy. 'I'he second shift lost their steamer, Robert Nooe on January 30th. He left for the marines January 31st. Good luck Robert. Bill Payne took o\cr as our steamer and we welcome him. W^e wish to welcome Lester Boling as a nev\'comer to our second shift. W'e’re glad to see Wilma F ields back at work after being out w’ith her son, Herbert L;me, who was very sick. Glad to report Herbert is much better. Second shift, throwing department enjoyed a chicken stew with dum])lings Saturday night, January 25th. 'I’hanks to Mrs. Smith, wife of Henry Smith for doing the grand cooking and mak ing that black coffee. A good time was had by all. We welcome Ollie Newbv and Mar gie Everhart to the second shift W’ind- mg Department. Annie Haynes' sou, Paul, who has been home on thirt\' days’ furlough, left for Fort Bragg Mondav, January 28th. Louise Smith’s nephc\\. Hilly Ray Loflin, home on leave from Camp Mc Clellan, Alabama, is \isiting her for a few days. W'c wish to welcome to second shift U. S. 'r. Spinning Department: Dewey Robinson, Ralph Brown, and David marine back home safely through offer ing your contribution to the soldier’s friend — the American Red Cross. Williams. To the 5-B Department W'e welcome Duke Davis and Doris Ruffin. We were indeed sorry to lose Annie Hill from the third shift but we do hope she soon recovers from her ill ness and hope that she can return to work after she has rested for a while. W'e welcome V'ictor Wright to the Winding and Redraw Dejiartnient. If anyone has a dog they want to give away, see Bill Jones, third shift foreman. Bill enjoys listening to them bark while he is sleeping. Have you seen the pretty diamond Ruth Blevins is wearing? We are all wondering when the happy e\ent is going to take place. We were sorry to learn that Mildred Hunsucker was on the sick list and hopes she has fully recovered. We wish to express our deepest sympathy to Viola Hester, former em ployee in Preparator>' Department, in the death of her husband, Teed, who was killed in an automobile accident near Red Springs recently. Guess Myrtie Jacobs is happy as her husband, Charles, comes home pretty often on the week-ends. Hope he gets his discharge soon, Myrtle. W'e certainly hope Allene Hawk is much better now after being out sick for a week recently. Seems that Esther Corns has been having additions to her family. Her daughter, Dena, was married recently to James Beeson. Our congratulations to the young couple. Have you noticed Paul Spencer’s limp? He says he stumbled over a chair rocker! W'e’re glad to have W'arren Drum mond with us in the W'arp Room and Dave Miller in the Slasher room. Hope they both enjoy working with us. Jack Stewart is sweeper in the W'ar|i Room now and he is also Arthur fones’ father-in-law. Better be careful, Arthur! W'e were sorry to lose Elbert Ty- singer to the High Point Creamery. Here’s hoping he likes his new job but we sure will miss him. Sorr>- to hear that I'loyd Angel’s wife is in the hospital. W'e all wish her a s])eedy recovery. W'e are glad to w*l'cfome the follow ing newcomers; Elizabeth Hager, Oniie I'lynt, Gerry Hull, and Joseph Scott. Hope you ail enjoy working with us. W'e wish to extend our synipath> in the hour of bereavement to Emma Johnson whose mother passed away in rl 'I he modern George W'ashington is here represented by Tommy Hunt, five-year-old son of Beulah and Ray Hunt at High Point Throwi^ig. lai^ 1 ztl W''e were sorry t?%arn that Grace Britt’s aunt fell and broke her hip. Hoi)e she is much improved. W'e welcome to our departmeent the following newcomers: Donald _ Ray Gunter, Louise Hill, and Fairy Hill. Treats On The House ♦ ♦ ♦ I io])c yon all enjoy working with us. Bessie Goiide has been out v\ith her little girl who has been quite ill. W'e hope she is well on her way to a speedy recover^-. Fairy Hill is back at work after being out with the flu. W'e are glad to have Myrtle Evans back working with us again. Alta Northcott and Lucille Briles have had a bit of sickness. Hope they are much better now. W'e are glad to welcome Grace Meredith back on third shift. She has been on the first for the past year. W'elcome back, Grace. Frances Tuttle has been out sick re cently. Glad to have her back with us. After the formality of the awards was over, refreshments and drinks were served for which the supenisors were hosts. Above Cecil Spencer, first shift W'inding and Redraw—Atwood foreman, is serving drinks. Also seen in the fore ground are J. B. Hassell, Carl Staley, Dewey Cox, Ruby Carter, Ethel Cox, Mallie Alderman. In the background we think we see Everett Alderman, Bill Jones (minus hair), Mr. Covington, “Bud” Northcott, Joe Church, Bruce Hedrick, R. A. Pickard, Hal Ballard. George Estes, Bob Phillips, and Vernon Johnson. WEAVE ROOM W'e welcome Ray Coble who is a nev^comer to our deijartmcnt and we hope he enjoys his work with us. W'e extend our synijjatln to Mr. W'hite, gateman, whose sister jjasscd away on January 17th. W'e are glad to sec Ruth 'I'uttle and Seth Biggs back at work after be ing on the sick list for a fcv\' days. Mary McCormick and husband are at home at 1115 Fast Russell Street. Mary says the welcomc mat is out for her many friends. It seems that Drew McLean had a little difficulty getting to work during the icy weather. Drew stopped to give a hitch-hiker a lift and had quite a time getting started off again. Drew says its thumbs down for hitch-hikers from now on. W'e are sure that all who attended the awarding of the flag for our record of a million manhours without a lost time accident were well rewarded. Safety should be our watch word whether we are working or playing. Accidents are no respector of persons. You may be next. So let us work safe, ' play safe, and be safe, and make a safety record we can really be proud of. , Faydean Bullin is very happy these days. Her husband has just returned I home after more than two vears in the ■ anned services overseas. W'e rejoice with you, Faydean. I Virginia Hiatt reports that Florida is a fine place, a land of sunshine. flowers, and fruit. She^cently spent a week-end there and brought back oranges that she picked herself. She visited in Mulberry, Morida. Grandpa Cagle is the man with all smiles. Yes sir, Carret Cagle is really proud of his grandson, Arnold D. Cagle, Jr., who celebrated his birthday January 21st. Arnold, Sr. has receiyed his discharge from the^oast Guards after serving three ?®rs and four months with Uncle Sa-.n’s forces and now the family is reunited. Henry Head says he can thank his Lord more than ever before that he is living. Henry was on his way to w’ork one night recently when a sol dier, driving a car came out a dirt road near Thomasville into the high way and hit Henry’s car. The car turned over but Henry didn’t get a scratch. On our sick list recently were Eva Young and Chester Jack Hepler. Glad yon are both better. Elsie Cox had a misfortune when all the ice was on the ground. She fell against a car and cut her eye. Hapjjy birthday to Mr. J. K. Bivens who celebrated his 70th birthday Jan uary 9th. CLOTH ROOM W'e W'elcome the following new' em ployees to our Department: Jewel Rowe, Merle Jones, and Olin Parks w'ho was recenth- transferred from the sho]3, and Arnold B. Stoker, Navy vet eran. W'e W'ere sorry to lose Bill Williams but he decided he’d see how' he liked those “Bell Bottom 'I’rousers.” Gooci luck sailor, and happy landing! We are glad to report that Charlie Doby is feeling fine now after a few days’ illness. WAREHOUSE W'e were sorry to learn that George Estes has been hospitalizd but we hope he is well on the road to recovery'. Jake Freedle is now sporting a new car. By the looks of that big car, he can take the entire W^arehouse force for a ride. It seems Rudolph Frith couldn’t be outdone by Jake Freedle so he pur chases himself a 1940 Chrysler. Happy motoring, Rudolpji.