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Carl James, speeder fixer, Mrs.
James, S. L. Owens, ovei'seer, and
Mrs. Owens visited relatives in
Liberty, S. C. Sunday, September
Ann Chastain, drawing
hauler, gave a lovely birthday
party for her son, Jerry, in honor
of his 12th birthday on Friday,
cptember 19. The party was held
at the Firestone Playground and
there were twenty guests in atten-
Pvt, Alvin J. Towery is spending
15-day furlough with his par-
t-nts, Fred Towery, card tender,
Mrs. Towery, before going
Wallace Bates of the United
tates Navy has completed his boot
Gaining and is spending an 8-day
ui lough with his parents, Sam
ates, speeder fixer, and Mrs,
I^oscoe Westmoreland, card ten-
and Mrs, Westmoreland had
Week-end guests recently. Rev.
• W. Parson and his family of
Mrs. R. L, Player, winder tender,
as week-end guests September
and 21, her niece, Mrs. Joe
^aniels and family from Columbia,
Mis. Pauline Poston of Shelby,
jj’ ^‘> sister of Mrs. Lottie May
^ ®rson, winder tender, spent the
end of September 20 in Gas
Mildred Smith, warper
^ had as her guest for two
^ui’ing September, her
Mrs, Bess Dillard from
^y*va, N. C.
t Alexa Shirley, creeler, flew
iami, Fla., for the week end of
g^^^’^her 20. Mrs. Shirley report
er hat she had quite a thrilling
by being allowed to
^fate the airplane since it was
the ' second hand, spent
Car September 20 at
oti Seach, N. C. with friends
»» a fishing trip.
der Brewer, spooler ten-
in Sunday, September 14
day her father’s 80th birth-
is extended to Mrs.
spooler tender, in the
Mise T her sister-in-law,
ean Ward of Gainsville, Ga.
Mrs ^'^th Davis, daughter of
Sent fDavis, reclaimer, left
15 for Woman’s Col-
mu rr'’.””’ N- c-
(lej. , Mitchell, warper ten-
hav'ij^ ’'^cently returned to work
Mr^ three weeks,
a^v Lail, winder tender,
^®*nbe dinner Sunday, Sep-
Alford, twister tender,
na, jj ®^Se, doffer, Belon Han-
secoii^ Grover Hollifield,
Of Sg , spent the week end
C. 13 at Myrtle Beach,
Mrs especially for fishing,
^iss g Beaver, reclaimer,
® Hayes, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Wright, and Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Beaver enjoyed the Kelly Re
union in Atlanta, Ga. the week end
of September 12 through 14.
Leonard Green, doffer, is spend
ing a few days in Tryon, N. C. be
cause of the death of his grand
father, Ainten Painter, who was
killed in a car wreck on September
15. Mrs. Painter was very serious
Mrs. Annie Cosey, winder tender,
her husband, William Cosey, speed
er tender, Miss Margie Cosey, Mr.
and Mrs. Emory McDaniel spent
the week end of September 20 in
Lake City, S. C. with relatives.
The Birthday Club enjoyed a
weiner roast Friday night, Septem
ber 19 at the home of Mrs. Lucille
Davis, change hand, in honor of
Mrs. Essie Honeycutt, battery
hand, her husband, George, fixer,
and family spent Sunday, Septem
ber 14 at Grandfather Mountain,
Mrs. Ruby Spencer, battery
hand, gave a lovely shower at the
Girls’ Club in honor of her niece,
Mrs. Charles Eggers on Friday
night, September 26.
Mrs. Sarah Ward, battery hand,
and Mrs. Vickie Spencer, battery
hand, are out sick. This department
wishes them a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Eva Henson, quiller tender,
has been out for two weeks due to
the illness of her husband, W. G.
Employees of the Weaving De
partment welcome Mrs. Ann Chas-
tine to their department. Mrs.
Chastine was transferred from
the Carding Department Septem
Miss Ila Webster, splicer, had as
guests recently, Mrs. Joe Davis and
son, Mrs. John Holly, and Mrs. Roy
Straud of Baltimore, Md.
Clyde Beaver, Mrs. Beaver
and son from Baltimore, Md., are
visiting Norma Beaver, tie-in-hand.
Mrs. Lacie Ward, mother of Mrs.
Inez Rhyne, splicer, is recovering
from an operation at Gamble Hos
pital in Lincolnton, N. C.
Mrs. J. M. Tate, splicer, was hon
ored recently by a birthday dinner
held at her home on Hill Street.
Mrs. Madge Andrews, sister of
Mrs. Mattie McCann, tie-in-hand,
is recovering very nicely from a
Staff Sergeant W. D. Henderson
and Miss Betty Quinn of Kansas
City, Mo. were married on Septem
ber 15. Sergeant Henderson is the
son of Rother Henderson, weaver.
Elmer Barrett, weaver, spent the
week end of September 20 at Fon
tana Dam, N. C., and Knoxville,
Carl McAbee, weaver, and his
wife, Leona, smash hand, have re
cently mov^d to Florfda. Best
wishes are extended to them as
they go to their new home.
Miss Vivian Bumgardner, battery
hand, and Miss Mary Johnson, can
hauler, recently enjoyed a square
dance at Fort Mill, S. C.
Mrs. Margaret Davis, inspector,
underwent an operation at the Gas
ton Memorial Hospital Friday,
Know Your Reporter
LATHE OPERATOR Cramer
Little keeps the newspaper post
ed on Shop news. In addition to
reporting the news he acts as
Assistant Chief of the Fire
Brigade and manages to find
time to turn in many fine sug
gestions, enough to win him the
title of “Leading Suggestioneer
for 1951”. Mr. Little and his
wife, who teaches, live at 205 S.
Ransom. They have one daughter,
Betty, a student at Womans Col
lege in Greensboro.
FORMER Weaving Depart
ment employee Williesaye
Thomas has been in service since
July 1951. He received his train
ing at Sheppard Air Force Base,
Wichita Falls, Texas. Corporal
Thomas is presently stationed
at Pope Field, Fort Bragg, N. C.
His address is: A/2C Williesaye
Thomas, A. F. 144-04-557, 728
AC/A Squadron, Air Police
Section, Pope A. F. B., Fort
Bragg, N. C.
September 19. Mrs. Davis is get
ting along very nicely.
Mrs. Annie Douglas, mother of
Mrs. Eva Stockton, cloth burler,
had the misfortune of hurting her
foot in a fall on Thursday, Sep
tember 18. Mrs. Douglas is feeling
much better and wishes to thank
the Cloth Room and her friends for
their kind remembrances during
Jack Morris, cloth boy, had as
guests during the week end of
September 20, his mother, Mrs.
Jessie Morris, and his sister, Mrs.
Ruth Pass of Gainsville, Ga.
Howard Moses, hermas machine
operator, and Mrs. Moss announce
the birth of a baby girl born on
Tuesday, September 16 at the
Garrison General Hospital.
Voice Of Firestone
October 13 — Rise Stevens
Land of Hope and Glory Elgar
People Will Say We’re In Love Rodgers
Aragonaise, from “Carmen” Bizet
Habanera, from “Carmen” Bizet
Bacchanale, from “Faust” Gounod
Vienna City of my Dreams Siecznyski
October 20 -— Cesare Siepi
Washington Post March
One Alone, from “Desert Song’
0 Tu, Palermo
from “Sicilian Vespers”
Ay Ay Ay
Overture, Le Caid
October 27 — Eleanor Steber
The Smile That She Means For You Hoschna
Strange Music Grieg
Danse Macabre St. Saens
Gavotte, from “Manon” Massenet
Come Thou Almighty King de Giardini
Prelude Act III, from “Lohengrin” Wagner
You and the Night and the Music Schwartz
Orch. & Chorus
Stevens & Chorus
Sousa Orch. & Chorus
Romberg Siepi & Chorus
de Crescenzo Siepi & Choj us
Orch. & Choi us
Steber & Chorus
Steber & Chorus
Steber & Chorus
Miss Georgia Mae Young and
Ernest Harris, laborer, were
recently married in York, S. C. The
couple are making their home in
Robert Gordon, laborer, has re
turned home from the hospital and
is improving satisfactorily.
Virginia Wright, daughter of
Roosevelt Rainey, cotton trucker,
has recently been very ill. Best
wishes are extended to her for a
Alvin Dill, sanitary foreman, and
Mrs. Dill gave a ^birthday dinner at
Rankin Lake September 14 in
honor of their son, Jack. Several
close friends of Jack’s were in
O. D. Jenkins, carpenter fore
man, spent a week recently with
his brother, 0. R. Jenkins in
Corporal Kenny Cauthen spent a
12-day furlough i-ecently with his
parents. Assistant Plant Engineer
H. A. Cauthen and Mrs. Cauthen on
South Millen Street.
Troy Jones, tinner, Joe Bur
roughs, lathe operator, Howard
Moore, mechanic, Lee Owens, Card
ing, and Luther Blaylock, twisting,
recently spent a week end fishing
at Kure Beach, N. C.
W. G. Henson, plant engineer, is
recovering from a recent illness at
his home on Linwood Road
Eugene Alexander, son of Wal
ter Alexander, yarn man, has en
tered the University of North Car
Ernest Dellinger, inspector,
Betty Elder, Betty Smith, Evelyn
Parton, Myrtle Heffner, Hattie
Gibbons, and Alma Westbrooks,
winder tenders, are new employees
in the Winding Department. The
employees of the Winding Depart
ment extend a hearty welcome to
these new employees.
FOUR of Firestone’s understud
ies became proud fathers of sons
during September. The newcomers
are Gregory Dennis, son of Trainee
and Mrs. W. D. Sevilla; Gerald
Andrew, son of Time Study
Engineer and Mrs. A. C. Ramsey;
Robert Nathan, son of Mr. and
Mrs. G. H. Hall; and Samuel
Woody, son of Trainee and Mrs.
Leonil B. Bass.
INDUSTRIAL Relations Direc
tor Tom Ipock, Jr., is serving
this year as President of the
Abernethy School Parent-Teach-
er Association. Assisting him is
Second Hand Alvin Riley. A
majority of members at Aber
nethy are connected with Fire
stone Textiles. According to Mr.
Ipock the PTA project at Aber
nethy this year will be the
purchase of additional play
ground equipment for the school
students. In the past two years
the PTA has purchased draperies
for the auditorium and furnished
a lounge for teachers.
True Or False
(Ans. on Pa^e 4)
1. There are 40,000,000 married
couples in the U. S.
2. Lake Huron is larger than Lake
3. James Monroe, Fifth President,
was a Republican.
4. The Amazon River flows hito
the Pacific Ocean.
5. Roald Amundsen was the first
explorer to reach the south
6. There are more homes with
radios than with bathtubs in
the U. S.
7. Barcelona is the capitol of
8. The “grain” is the same in
avoirdupois, troy and apothe
9. A new machine can be patented
in the U. S., even if it cannot
10. The ancient Egyptians under
stood the principle of phono