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JUNE 5, 1952
Mrs. Tillman Wiley, can hauler,
visited Chimney Rock on Mothers
Day, May 11th.
Carl Rape, second hand, and Mrs.
Rape, speeder tender, attended the
annual Mothers Day Parade at
Carlisle Military Academy, which
their son, Bobby, is a student.
Our sympathy goes to Hasker
Love, sweeper, in the sudden death
of his brother. Berry Love of
We have two new comers to
Carding Dept., Tony Wilson, can
hauler, and Milius Lyles, can haul
Tom Webb and William Laws set
a good record for the 2nd shift
Fishing Club on May 3, by catch
Mr. and Mrs. R. 0. Thompson
;from Baldwin, Ga., spent two
weeks with their daughter, Lurlene
King, drawing tender.
Mildred Deese Davis and child
ren have returned to their home in
Dallas, Texas, after a visit with
her parents. Will Deese, intermedi
ate tender, and Mrs. Deese.
I')aul Reaves, speeder tender,
spent a weeks vacation in Miami.
Fla. attending the Southern Bap
tist Convention being held there.
Mrs. Edna Harris, speeder ten
der, and family are spending a
weeks vacation at Carolina Beach,
Johnnie Wilkes, speeder tender,
and wife announce the birth of a
son on May 5th.
Pfc. Louis R. Brown of the U .S.
Marine Corps spent the week-end
v/ith his parents, Ruben Brown,
speeder fixer, and wife.
We are glad to have Rhodus
Henson, speeder tender, back on
her job after five weeks illness.
Pfc. Jack McCraw of the U. S.
Air Force and a former employee
(card stripper) is spending a 30
day furlough with his vdfe and
children before going to Alaska.
Seaman 3rd Class James Barker
of the U. S. Navy received a tempo
rary discharge, but will report
back to duty in October. His wife,
Mae Barker, is a speeder tender.
David C. Kelly, U.S.N., who
worked in Spinning before enlisting
in the Navy, is now in the hospital
in California. He would like to
hear from all his friends. His
address is: David C. Kelly, U.S.N.,
U. S. Naval Hospital, Ward 362,
San Diego, Calif.
Edna Ledford, roller picker, has
returned to work after being out
for eight weeks.
Ola Collins, roller picker, has re
turned to work after being out for
Mrs. Sadie Carver, spinner, left
Monday, May 19th to be with her
husband, Tom, of Soco Valley, who
suffered a heart attack.
Raymond Deal, utility man, left
May 20 for the Army. He will
be stationed at Fort Jackson.
T. L. Quinn, creeler, and Mrs.
Quinn spent last week-end in
Murphy, N. C., with their parents.
Harold Freeland, section man,
and Mrs. Freeland, spinner, visited
in Greer, S. C. over the week-end.
Doyle Faile, doffer, and Mrs.
Faile announce the birth of a son,
Donald Keith, on May 3.
Lassie Green ,spinner, visited in
Knoxville, Tenn., during her vaca
Neil Broadway, doffer, and Sue
Broadway, spinner, spent the week
end in Bright Water.
W. A. Johnson, overhauler, has
added to the beauty of Firestone
Village by remodeling his home on
South Liberty St.
We are delighted to learn that
Nealy Jo Ramsey is home again
after several weeks in the hos
pital being fitted with braces and
crutches. Nealy Jo was in a car
accident almost a year ago. She is
the daughter of Willie Ramsey,
oiler, and Lucille Ramsey, spinner.
Bertie Shead, spinner, is back at
work after being out on sick leave.
She appreciated the flowers and
cards that the Spinning Depart
ment sent to her.
Lydia Davis, spinner, and her
husband, John, section man, their
son, and Mrs. Davis’ sister enjoyed
a wonderful trip to Danville, Va.,
over the week-end.
Tressie Webb, spinner, attended
Memorial Day exercises with her
parents. Rev. P. L. Coxey, and Mrs.
Coxey on Sunday, May 18th at Old
Fort, near Rutherford, N. C.
Pearl Chastain, spinner, and her
husband, Marvin, machinist, en
joyed a very pleasant visit with
relatives and friends near Salem,
S. C., on Mothers’ Day.
Steve Barrett, U.S.N.T.C., of
San Diego, Calif., son of Austin
Barrett, and Mrs. Barrett, winder
tender, is home for a twenty day
Helen Dellinger, spooler tender,
and other members of the Woman’s
Missionary Society of the Pearl
Baptist Church, visited the Sana
torium at Black Mountain. N. C.
Lucille Graham, winder tender,
and Gladys Chandler, spooler ten
der, have returned to work after
being out on sick leave.
Dorothy Beckham, spooler ten
der, her daughter, Maude, and
friends visited relatives in Florida.
Mrs. Getty Davis, reclaimer, and
Mrs. Lucille Graham, winder ten
der, received $44.00 in trade cer
tificates for answering a quiz on a
Minnie Carpenter, spinner, has
returned to work after being out
sick for several weeks.
Sarah Nichols, warper tender,
Hubert Nichols, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Nichols went to Little
River and Myrtle Beach on a fish
Daisy Williams, tailing hand,
visited her husband, George, who
is a patient at Black Mountain,
Mrs, Mildred Smith, warper ten
der, is at home now after being in
We welcome our new employees
into our department: Bobby Wolfe,
yarn man, Leona Rayfield, warper
tender, and Louise Jones.
Bobbie Tucker, a former em
ployee of Firestone, is now sta
tioned in California. His address
is Robert H. Tucker, Co. 52-0344
U.S.N.T.C., Dan Diego ,Calif.
Vernon Lovingood, second hand,
spent Mothers Day with his mother
Elton Still, fixer, is remodeling
his home on Fourth Avenue.
Rosie Parson, reclaimer, and
Pinkney Mitchell, twister hand,
have both been in the hospital the
past two weeks.
Naomi Hodge, reclaimer, has
been transferred to the second
shift from the third.
R. F. Whitworth, doffer, has
been out with measles.
C. W. Wood, tape man, spent May
18th, in Hollywood, Ga., with his
father, J. S. Wood, who celebrated
his 83rd birthday with a surprise
Trenton Ginn, second hand, and
Mrs. Ginn, visited their mothers on
Mothers Day in Toccoa, Ga., and
Belle Keisler, reclaimer, is back
at work after a weeks vacation.
Myrtle Benton, reclaimer, and
Marvin Benton spent the week
end at Wateree on a fishing trip.
Barline Branan, daughter of
Lester Branan, yarn boy, was ad
mitted to the Garrison General
Hospital with pneumonia.
Mrs, Susie Cobb, mother of
Bradey Whitesides, doffer, had a
stroke of paralysis. Her condition
is still about the same,
Mr, and Mrs. Riley Dean, and
son, of Durham, N. C. were the
guests of William Cosey, speeder
tender, and Annie Cosey, winder
tender, on Mothers Day.
W. T, Bennett, and wife, Dal-
phna, of Fort Moore, S, C., spent
this week with the latter’s parents,
William Cosey, speeder tender, and
Mrs. Cosey, winder tender.
The family of John Gilreath,
utility man, celebrated his 47th
birthday on May 7th with a sur
James Keenum of Suit, N, C.,
visited his daughter, Eloise Cole,
reclaimer, the past week.
James E. Moore, son of Britt
Moore, twister tender, would like
to hear from all his friends. His
address is as follows: James E,
Moore, 884-60-21, 0360, U.S.N,T.C.,
San Diego 33, Calif.
Mary Reece, respooler, returned
after a weeks stay with her
mother, Mrs. J. V. Hall, of Tenn,
Virginia Lunsford, daughter of
Annie Lunsford, spindle oiler, is
home from the hospital after an
operation on her leg.
Boyd Bolynn, twister tender, and
his friends spent the week-end at
Carolina Beach on a fishing trip,
Mr, and Mrs. Bill Moore of
Greensboro, N. C., were week-end
guests of Vama Deal, reclaimer.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hale of Win-
ston-Salem, N. C., were week-end
guests of Bertha Dodgen, tie-in-
hand, and Harold Dodgen, doffer.
Ruby Wiggins, recalimer, and
husband were dinner guests Sun
day, May 11th, of Mr. and Mrs. W.
W. Blackmon of Darlington, S. C.
Taff Hughes, fixer, and wife,
Ruth, respooler, have sold their
home on South Highland St, to
George Jacobs, and have bought
them a new brick home on Twin
James Piercy, fixer ,and wife,
Gatha, respooler, were on vacation
last week. While out, they moved
into their new brick home on Union
Virginia Thomas, reclaimer, her
miother, Mrs. Broadway, Mr. and
Mrs. James Nixon, were in Ra
leigh, N. C, Saturday, visiting
Blanch Broadway, who is in the
Lizzie Morrow, reclaimer, visited
her mother, Mrs, Laura Lamb in
the hospital at Athens, Ga. last
Mrs. Melle C. Elliott of Marri-
ville, Tenn. was the week-end guest
of Ruth Waldrop, reclaimer,
Charlie Lovelace, tape man, had
the misfortune of spraining his
ankle last we^Jc when stepping off
Ellie Fowler, reclaimer, and hus
band, Thomas, fixer in Ply Twist
ing, have bought a new tractor to
do some farming this year in their
Nevie Dalton, winder hand, had
as week-end guests, her mother,
Mrs. W. A, Terry of Covington,
Mrs, Azaleen Loudermilk, re
spooler, and children wish to thank
everyone for their kindness and
sympathy during the death of their
husband and father, W, C, Louder
John Stevens, fixer, and Mamie
Stevens, respooler, spent the week
end in Georgia,
Cordie Hardin, respooler, and her
husband spent Sunday at Lake
Margaret Robinson, respooler,
and her husband, G. K., of spinning
dept., and their family went to Mt.
Mitchell, Sunday, May 18, on a
Marie Tart, respooler, is recov
ering from an operation and will
be back at work in about a month.
Margaret Gilreath, splicer, spent
the week-end in the mountains
with her grandparents,
Ethel Huffstetler, splicer, spent
the week-end in Chimney Rock.
Russell Stroupe and Mrs. Stroup,
splicer, visited in Hamlet, N, C.
going especially to bring Mrs,
Alice Stroupe home for Mothers
James Saylor, creeler, and Mrs,
Saylor announce the birth of a son
on Saturday, May 10th at tne
Gaston Memorial Hospital,
Mr, and Mrs, Henry Massey and
children arrived Sunday from
Atiah£ay Ga, ib'^s^fendVeveraf'days
with Roy Davis, clerk, and Mrs.
Mr, and Mrs. Dave Beam of
Ellenboro, N. C. were week-end
guests of Bill Calhoun, yarn man,
and Mrs, Calhoun,
Hattie Cannon, and Bertie Stiles,
splicers, visited Murphy going
especially for Memorial Day there,
J, R, Corn and Mrs. Corn, splic
er, were dinner guests of Mr, and
Mrs, Kenneth Corn, Also present
was Mrs, J. Will Bradley, an in
valid for 13 years,
Dan Webb, creeler, and Mrs,
Webb are spending their vacation
at Daytona Beach, Fla,
Mrs, Joe Couick from Great
Falls, S, C., is spending the week
with her daughter-in-law, Dorothy
T. L. Quinn, cloth bailer, and
Mrs. Quinn spent the week-end in
Eva Henson, quiller tender, and
her husband, W. G., master me-
'clianic, spent the week-end in
Hartsville, S. C. attending the
wedding of Don McElveen, Mr.
Vickie Spencer, battery hand,
and her husband, Paul, attended
the Grace Hospital School of
Nursing Commencement exercises
in Morganton, N. C., Sunday night,
Sarah Ward, battery hand, had
as guests her mother-in-law, Mrs,
H. C, Ward and her daughter, Pat,
of Caroleen, N. C.
Marvin Chastain, mill wright,
spent the v’fiek-end of the 11th of
May visiting relatives in Walhalla,
Howard Moore, mechanic, is the
first man at Firestone plant to be
called to work by radio. Howard is
a member of C,A,P. Communica
tions, and was talking with Charles
Ferguson, Jr., son of Police Officer
Charlie Ferguson of the plant, over
the radio. Charles, Jr., was on his
way home and since Howard
doesn’t have a telephone he asked
Charles, Jr., to call H. A. Cauthen,
assistant plant engineer, and ask
if his services were needed. They
were, so Howard became the first
man to report to work by way of
The Tunetwisters Quartette of
the local Chapter of S.P.E.B.S-
Q,S,A, sang recently for the Men’s
Bible Class of West End Methodist
Church. The Quartette is composed
of Clyde Moss, Quality Control
Supt,, tenor, Duell Redding, re
freshment truck operator, lead,
Cramer Little, lathe operator, bari
tone, and Winston Crawford, bass.
Cpl. Kenneth C, Cauthen of Ft-
Leonard Wood, Mo., spent Sunday»
May 10th with his parents, H. A-
Cauthen, assistant plant engineer,
and Mrs, Cauthen at their home on
The following employees receiv
ed service pins during the month
of May: 5 year pins, Forrest
Price, painter; James M. Pricc,
painter, Earl B. Moore, caipcnteJ';
Jonas Montgomery, scrubber;
year pins, Duard C, Rabb, light
cleaner; Howard Moore, mechanic!
15 year pin, Cramer Little, lathe
Rufus Hughes, plumber, Mi'S-
Hughes, and children spent part oi
their vacation at Bridgewater the
week of May 17th. They had a®
their guests on the week-end J.
Tate, weaving, and his family.
Three members of the personnel
staff, Christine Clark, secretary^
J. E. Spencer, Employment mana'
gei', and'Ted Ramsey, Tinie Study>
were honored at a birthday partly
on Wednesday, May 21, at th^
Girls’ Club. Refreshments wei'®
served ■ and gifts presented
Mrs. Flora Pence has joined
staff of the Personnel Dept,
will do general personnel work
act as typist for FIRESTON^^
NEWS, We all welcome her ini'®
our department and hope she
enjoy her work.
Exie Quinn, inspector,
husband. Lakes, bailer, and family
attended home coming and decoi'^'
tion services Sunday at the Frieii^^'
ship Baptist Church in Suit, N.
Those attending the Clark
union in Albemarle from Gastoni^
were as follows: Earl Clark, twi^^'
er doffer, his wife, Christine,
sonnel Office, and children;
man Clark, lab. clerk, his
Rachel; Mrs. D. P. Clark, Mrs. _
Rollins, spinner, and childr^*’’
,Ierry Paysour, inspector, her h>^^
band. Bill, and children,
Phyllis Jane Honeycutt, ’ daught^ ^
of Sam Honeycutt, Quality Conti'®
T. G. Stacy, inspector, and h'®
wife spent last week in Washin^
ton, D. C, visiting their daugh^ei’
Mrs, Carrie Parrish,
Week-end guests of
Moses, inspector, were two of
friends of Asheville, N, C, ^
Gordon Wilson, second hand,
wife, Dorthy, spent the week-®’^
Charles L. Waldrop, A,E,3,
was a creeler at Firestone bef®^ '
entering the Navy, was home
few days before leaving for