Works Office Notes
Among the fellows across the seas
"'’I'o have been heard from recently are
Pvt. James H. Cornelius, Lieut. P. A.
Roberts, Sergt. \V. H. Aiken, Jr., Sergt.
John H. Bolton, and Sergt. John B.
are glad to welcome Mr. and Mrs.
H. Cowles, of Lenoir, N. C. Mr.
Cowles is in the Payroll 'Department,
'‘Id Mrs. Cowles in the Works Office.
J. H. Calloway, of Maryville, is
spending some time with us, seeing how
^ Pannill does things in the Cost
, Mr. Geo. F. Campbell, of Pittsburg, is
’*1 the Cashier’s office. Mr. Campbell
family are at home at 32 Hender-
Mr. Thomas Ham is again in the
Purchasing Department, after an
absence of six months. He’s the same
Mr. Harry Swindell attended the wed-
'■’K of his sister. Miss Bessie Swindell,
Belhaven, N. C., on November 30.
Mr. W'. Kinsey is on the job again,
a siege of the “flu” and pneu-
. R. z. Kidd, from Yadkin Falls,
® 'Working in the Store Room.
Mr. R. Bizzell has been transferred
° Town Site Office.
^ Messrs. Mueser, Liles, and Biddex
^ ®fit on a hunting trip the other after-
^ It didn’t take an enormous con-
^0 bring home what they killed,
th ^ little story connected with
Tl? ^1^'at runs something like this:
and pointed a covey of birds,
j.g , huntsman in the party got
“fl ^ shoot before telling the dog to
eviH Another of the party, who
hu hadn’t spent most of his life
coul !*”?’ complaining that he
did the birds. And he never
'^ntil the covey was “flushed.”
®tart^i Extension work has
'pjjj ® ^Bain, this time to be completed,
of ^as been held up on account
is „ of labor. When the work
there will be twenty-four
‘**«onal ovens. Mr. W. C. Harwood
is foreman in charge of the work during
Mr. J. D. Black’s absence.
Mr. G. R. Swaney, formerly superin
tendent of the Carbon Plant at Messma,
N. Y., was a welcomed visitor the early
pjrt of November. Mr. Swaney stopped
over while en route to Maryville, Tenn.,
where he will be superintendent of the ,
Carbon Plant at that place.
The Cost Department has its troubles.
They, claim now that we are baking
more carbon than was packed into the
furnaces. Verily we say unto them, it •
can’t be “did.”
Mr. J. D. Black, who is in charge of
construction of the Carbon Baking
Furnaces at Maryville, spent ten days
with us the past month.
Mr. R. D. Smith, who was formerly
employed in the Rodding Room, is now
working in the Extrusion Department,
on the night shift.
Mr. R. M. King has returned from a
two weeks’ vacation spent with rela
tives and friends in the Lone Star
The Carbon Plant went “over the
top” in the War Work Campaign. Out
of one hundred and ninety men em
ployed, two hundred and twelve dollars
The boys from “over there” will soon
be “over here,” and when they arrive
they should want for nothing.
Evidently the war is over; it is pos
sible to look in one direction, and see
three or four men.
Mr. T. A. Moorman is now connected
with the Carbon Plant.
Pot Room Notes
Mr. C. M. Sturkey is a pretty busy
man these days as Foreman of the
Carbon Rodding department. He says
he would be perfectly happy these days
if the Carbon Plant would only take care
of the mountain of carbon butts which
have accumulated in Building 30. Here
is the chance of a lifetime to make at
least one man happy. How about it,
We will probably be receiving some
of our returned soldier boys within the
next few months. Several of them have
already signified their intention to come
back to Badin to work when the war is
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MRS. LILLY AND HER SERVICE FLAG
_ as many stars? Mrs. Lilly is a veritable mother to "her boys." and is
How many families can show a
mighty proud of them.