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THE MILL WHISTLE
January 21, 1946
Mention Around the Mills
By Charlotte Martin
Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Lovell have
returned to Baltimore, Md. after spend
ing three weeks with relatives here. Mrs.
Lovell, the former Ruby Richardson,
worked in the Bleachery before going
The following people have returned
to work after being out on the sick list;
Sarah Eggleston, Josie Wickham, Nora
Stearns, lola Kasten, Opal Baughn, Ev
elyn Snow and Katie Johnson. Sure
glad to have you folks back.
Those on the sick list this week are
Mary Ward, Margaret Odell, Elizabeth
McCollum, Nannie Wigington, and Ruby
Winn. Hurry back we sure do miss you.
Ann Robertson is out due to the ill
ness of her father Mr. Gillingwater. We
wish for him a speedy recovery and hope
that you will soon be back with us, Ann.
There are a few new faces in the
Sewing room and we welcome you. Hope
you will like us — Ruth Boyte, Lottie
Grogan, Mildred Rakestraw and Melene
Elaine Buckner’s husband, Herbert,
is home with an honorable discharge.
Glovenia Voss was supper guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Martin recently.
By Doris N. Stultz
Say folks, did you notice that Karastan
has left the bottom of the Absentee
Chart. Let’s keep climbing until we
make the top.
Those painters were terribly upsetting
while they were moving around. Now
that the paint odor has gone and order
has returned everything looks so much
better. Can we be good housekeepers
enough to keep it clean? Let’s try every-
Ijody to have the cleanest mill of all.
Harry Lee Dunn, Evie’s son, left Jan
uary 1, to complete his studies at V.P.I.
Doris Fulton is hoping that Jack Mos
ley will not hear about the big proposal
made in the Setting department the other
day. Laurence Dunn hasn’J definitely
made up his mind yet.
Pfc. Robert Morris, brother of Evelyn
Dunn, has returned from 27 months
overseas. He and' other relatives were
guests of Mrs. Dunn Thursday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Les Oakley were supper
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Fuller
Saturday night. Les has just received
his discharge after serving 18 months
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Moorefied of Reids-
ville, Johnnie Coleman and Lacy F.
Dallas of Washington, D. C., were sup
per guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Knight
We are glad to have Maye Roberts
with us again and hope that her mother
will continue to improve.
Some girls in the Setting department
have suddenly become very fond of sour
pickles. Wonder why Lottie Wray doesn’t
like them anymore?
The Robert Tullochs, who have been
visiting Lessie Rickman, left last Thurs
day to make their home in Webster,
Sl/c James Johnson recently spent a
four-day pass with his parents Mr. and
Mrs. O. A. Johnson.
We, of the Finishing, welcome Robert
Wilmoth and Alvis Purdy to work with
us again. Both of them have been over
seas. We are also glad to have Mrs. Ozel-
la Wilmoth back.
Ruby Moorefield is home because of
her mother’s illness. Hope she will soon
be better. Ruby.
The reason for Charlotte’s broad smile
is that she is expecting Sl/c Ted Holli
man to arrive soon.
Pfc. Joseph D. Brammer is spending a
30-day furlough with his sister, Mrs.
Larry Lee Moore, son of Robert
Elizabeth Moore, of Spi-ay. The
fellow is eight months old. Mom
Dad are employed at Draper mill.
By Mildred Saunders and Ray Warner
We are sorry to hear of the passing of
our Editor’s mother. Our sympathies go
out to the family.
Mr. and Mrs. N. H. McCollum were
dinner guests Sunday of Capt. and Mrs.
Robert S. McCollum at Greensboro.
We express our heartfelt sympathy to
the L-:',mar family in the recent death of
their father, Gary M. Lamar.
Cpl. Wayne Craig is home from the
South Pacific and visited his sister, Mrs.
Hazel Hankins, Draper.
Lois Carter is smiles this week. Her
husband. Sic Bethel Carter, came home
with an honorable discharge.
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Griggs and son
Bobby visited relatives at Gretna, Va.,
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Cheek were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leon
The Weave room welcomes Walter
Thompson, another serviceman, back to
Guess who just dropped in? None
other than Irene Sharpe and her boy
friend, who is just back from France.
Irene refuses to tell us when she’ll say
“I do” but our guess is soon.
What’s this we hear about Joe Braitsch
blowing his top? And what do you know,
with a blonde. Joe says it was only his
car top. We wonder? ? ?
By Billie WUllams
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Minter visited
their daughter in Reidsville during the
Mrs. Charlie Hill is out on sick list.
Friends of the Spinning room wish her
a very speedy recovery.
James C. Roach, S 1/c, is spending a
32-day leave with his parents in Draper.
After his leave he will return to New
port, R. I., where he will go aboard the
U. S. S. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Winford Cardwell, of the U. S. Navy,
is enjoying an 18-day leave with his
parents in Draper.
Miss Nannie Manuel had as visit
ors during the Christmas holidays. Mr.
and Mrs. David Manuel, Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Manuel of Stoneville, Mrs. Henry
Wright and Mrs. Mabel Ferguson of
Howard J. Christley, stationed at Wil
liamsburg, Va., is expecting to be home
on the 8th and we certainly hope you
can make it, Howard.
Mrs. Pauline Reynolds spent the
Christmas holidays in Schoolfleld, Va.
Mrs. Mary Hawks enjoyed visits by SH
her relatives during the Christmas holi
days. Her aunt, Mrs. Steward, and
cousin, Sam Hele, from Roanoke, Va.
Mrs. Christley, Miss Stella Jones, and
Mrs. E. G. Harvey were dinner guests
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