JANUARY 20, 1953
Pfc. Wilmer A. Martin, a former
Employee, is now serving with the
United States Marines in Korea.
He would like to hear from his
friends. His address is: Pfc. Wilmer
A. Martin, 1291849, United States
Marine Corps, 60th 2nd Rep. Bn.,
c/o FPO, San Francisco, Calif.
Sympathy is extended to Fred
Walker, intermediate tender, in the
decent death of his father of Forest
^ity, N. C.
Wishes for a speedy recovery are
sent to Mrs. Katie Mason, roving
hauler, who is a patient at Me-
Miss Opal Bradley, drawing ten-
had as guest New Year’s Day,
sister, Mrs. Harry Lovegrove
Get well wishes are also sent to
Johnson, card tender, who is
^^Covering from a recent illness.
Otis Thomas of Rock Springs,
is spending two weeks with
is brother, Odell Thomas, twister
Jack Sutton, twister tender, and
is wife, Elmina, respooler, spent
he Christmas Holidays with rela-
^*ves in Georgia.
Leon Keisler, fixer, and his
May bell, reclaimer, spent
Year’s Day in Columbia, S. C.
Miss Bobbie Jo Chambers, Win-
pon-Salem, N. C., and Miss Kath-
Chambers, Raleigh, N. C.,
the Christmas Holidays with
^ ®ir parents, Otha Chambers,
P leer fixer, and Leola, respooler.
Mrs. Alease Cole, reclaimer, and
husband, Lloyd, spent the
j ^istmas holidays visiting the
^oi'mer’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Keenum of Murphy, N. C.
^ also spent part of the holi-
in the mountains.
^^The Twisting Department wel-
Mrs. Emma Moore, respool-
Mrs. Hazel Clark, and Mrs. Ola
ti^-in-hands, to this depart-
John Gilreath and his family
the Christmas Holidays in
N. C., with Mrs. Gil-
s father, Mr. Alfonzo Burgan.
let Stiles, respooler, has
to work after a trip to
foj. Mrs. Owen Sells, the
Jo Ann Stiles, returned
''^^th her for a three-month
'Atid f Grady Aldridge,
the Danville, Va., spent
bi'otu *^^^®tmas Holidays with his
Aldridge, and his
Mrs. Bonnie Dockery, re-
Mrs T 11
ej. ' irella Mae Beaver, reclaim-
family had as Christmas
iri and Mrs. J. W. Beaver,
Mrs. J. W. Stiles an-
Suga^^p^^® birth of a daughter,
in January 3, 1953
N Hospital in Ashe-
Mrs Stiles, respooler.
^yi*tle Benton, reclaimer,
and, Marvin, card grinder,
'^^ys ®Pent the Christmas Holi-
> G "Atlanta, Ga., and Gaines-
i Gosey, winder tender,
Sda^'I^ liad as dinner guests
V^^'^ary 4, Mr. and Mrs.
McDaniel of Johnson-
ville, S. C., Mr. and Mrs. Emory
Mrs. Eva Plyler, respookr, her
husband, and son visited Mrs.
Plyler’s mother, Mrs. Reuben Un
derwood of Rocky Mount, N. C., oh
Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs.
Plyler spent New Year’s Day at
Great Falls, S. C., with Mrs. Tres-
sie Deese, grandmother of Mr.
Mrs. Ellen Mulkey, respooler, is
back at work having been out with
her father who has been quite ill
in Murphy, N. C.
Claude Tart, son of E. L. Tart,
twister tender, and Mrs. Marie
Tart, respooler, was killed Sunday,
December 28 in Virginia in a car
accident. The employees of the
Twisting Department extend to
them deepest sympathy.
Mrs. Ruth McCreight, reclaimer,
spent Christmas Day with her
mother, Mrs. Corrie Smith in Can
ton, N. C.
The baby of Twister Tender
Ralph Weaver and Mrs. Weaver is
in the Crowell Hospital in Lincoln-
ton, N. C. Wishes for speedy re
covery are sent to it.
Twister Tender John Reese has
returned to work after being out
for eight weeks due to an opera
Mrs. Clara Mitchell, reclaimer,
had as dinner guests on Christmas
Day, her mother, Mrs. Annie Cal
houn, her brother, James Calhoun,
and her sisters’, Miss Juanita Cal
houn, and Mrs. Edna Miller all of
Zed Bradley, section man, and
family spent the Christmas Holi
days in Andrews, N. C. visiting rel
Guests visiting Mrs. Corrie John
son, reclaimer, during the New
Year’s holidays were her son, W.
A. Johnson, Jr., and family of
Wheaton, Md., and also her broth
er, Rev. J. Paul Hill and his family
of High Point, N. C.
Mrs. Lela Bell Shehane, reclaim
er, and family were dinner guests
on Christmas Day at the home of
her brother, Charles Newton, on
Paul Ballew of Mitchell City,
Ind., brother of James T. Ballew,
Carding Department, spent the
week end recently with Mr. Ballew
and his wife, Grace, spooler tender.
Mrs. Norman Crump of Ander
son, S. C., spent the holiday season
with Mrs. Ophelia Wallace, warper
tender, and her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Faulkner of
Cleveland, Tenn., spent the Christ
mas Holidays with Mrs. C. A.
Faulkner, spooler tender, and fami
ly. They had Christmas dinner with
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Faulkner of
Henderson, N. C.
Mrs. Domer Wilson, reclaimer,
spent the week end following
Christmas with Mrs. B. B. Barnett
in Greenville, S. C.
Little Joe Nicholson, small son
of Second Hand Milton Nicholson,
is not showing any improvement
since his illness. Wishes for a
speedy recovery are sent to him.
Mrs. Madge Hembree, warper
tender, entertained at a birthday
party for her daughter, Francine,
the pupils of the fifth grade in
Miss Tuttle’s classroom at East
School on December 9.
Cpl. John R. Mitchem spent an
18-day furlough with his mother
and also his sister, Mrs. Ruth Neal,
warper tender, recently. John is
confined to the hospital in Fort
Benning, Ga. He is suffering from
a heart condition received while he
was in Korea.
Little Mack Reynolds of Ben-
nettsville, S. C., is spending the
week with his grandmother, Mrs.
Addie Deaton, spooler tender.
Anybody want a pup? Norman
Price, creeler hand, says he has a
surplus litter of 13 at his house.
Cpl. J. D. Mathis, son of Mrs.
Audrey Mathis, smash hand, and
Tom Mathis, Carding Department,
is in the hospital due to a bottle
of acid exploding in his face. Wish
es for a speedy recovery are sent to
Welcomed to the Weaving De
partment on the First Shift were
Gennie Ammons and Willie Savage.
Mrs. Velma Brooks, weaver, and
Henry Brooks, second hand, and
family have recently moved into
their new home on the Bessemer
Mrs. Frankie Dobbins of Avon
dale, N. C., mother of Mrs. Ruby
Spencer, smash hand, recently
spent a week here in Gastonia with
Mrs. Spencer and her family.
Sympathy is extended to the
family of the late Loom Fixer
Harley Kilpatrick, who passed a-
way Friday, January 9, while at
Mrs. Juanita Gamble, winder ten
der, visited in Marion, N. C., during
Mrs. Clara Flynn, winder tender,
had as guests during the holidays,
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Flynn of New
port News, Va.
Mrs. Helen Dellinger, winder ten
der, spent Christmas with her
mother in Springwood, N. C.
W. E. Cagle from Guin, Ala. is
residing in Gastonia with his
daughter, Girthel Conger, winder
The Second Shift Winding De
partment honored Ada Anderson,
winder tender, at a bridal shower
on December 23. Miss Anderson
was married to Harry Robinson,
Sr., on December 24 at the St.
Paul Lutheran Church at Hardin,
Mrs. Esther Lane, winder tender,
spent Christmas Holidays in Mul
lins, S. C., with Mr. and Mrs. F. M.
Mrs. Edith Whidden, winder ten
der, spent Chr’stmas Holidays in
Maryville, Tenn., with Mr. and Mrs.
N. J. Tipton.
Mrs. Pearl Peele, winder tender,
was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. C.
Oats of Rockingham, N. C., on
Ernest Dellinger, inspector,
spent a few days hunting during
the holidays. He bagged three
squirrels and one rabbit.
Ralph Deal, yarn man, had as
guests for the holidays, Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Deal from Thomastom,
Eugene Alexander of the Uni
versity of North Carolina spent the
holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter F. Alexander.
Walter Huffstetler, section man,
had as guests for the Christmas
holidays. Jewel and Dianne Ram-
seur of Shelby, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. William Seedman
of Hartford, Conn. were the holiday
guests of Mrs. Helen Sweeting,
Mrs. Alma Westbrook, winder
tender, was welcomed back to work
after a brief illness.
Mrs. Louise Esslinger, winder
tender, is recuperating very nicely
from a recent illness.
Mrs. Ruby Withers, winder ten
der, had as her guests during the
holidays, her daughter of Jer
sey City, N. J.
Cpl. Robert Thomas spent the
holidays with his wife, Mrs. Mabel
Thomas., winder tender. He has re
turned to Camp Stewart, Ga.
Cpl. Eugene Whitfield of Wil
mington. Del., spent the holidays
with his mother, Mrs. Annie Mae
Whitfield, winder tender.
Mrs. Betty Thomas, inspector,
had as guests during the Christmas
Holidays, her daughter, Mrs. Rob
ert Harris and family of Frankin-
ton, N. C.
Mrs. Dealva Jacobs, inspector,
spent Christmas week with her
daughter, Mrs Martin McCarter,
Jr., in Clemson, S. C.
Mrs. Dealva Jacobs and Mrs. De-
Lora Taylor, splicer, attended the
funeral of their uncle, Jack C.
Shattles on January 5 in Macon,
Layman Turner, former twister
tender, of Cleveland, Ohio, visited
his wife Reba Turner, inspector,
during the Christmas Holidays.
Mrs. Bonnie Ledford, inspector,
and family visited relatives in
Hickory, N. C. during the Christ
Mr. and Mrs. John G. Bone, in
spectors, and sons visited their
families in Alabama during the
Sympathy is extended to Miss
Monteen Bonds, inspector, whose
father died in Lula, Ga.
Mrs. John Hall, inspector, and
family had as guests December 31,
Mrs. Sally Rankin and Miss Gloria
Rankin of Mount Holly, N. C.
Miss Ruby Neely, inspector, and
family had as guests for the
Christmas Holidays, her brother, J.
P. Neely from Puducah, Ky., her
sister, Mrs. T. R. Dedmond and
family of Jacksonville, N. C. Miss
Neely attended the wedding of
Miss Virginia Hewitt and Johnnie
McCallister at the home of Rev. H.
Loyd Walters during the holidays.
Carl Guffey, second hand, spent
a few days hunting in South Caro
lina during the holidays.
Mrs. Anne Carpenter, former
secretary for the Cotton Office,
gave birth to a son on January 4.
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. Fred Morrow has returned
to work after a vacation.
Robert H. Allison has been trans
ferred from the Warehouse to the
Weave Room. Woodrow Wilson is
a new member of the Warehouse
Group, taking Robert’s former job.
Roosevelt and Ocia Rainey had
as their guests over the Christmas
Holidays, Henry and Russibell
Henderson of Philadelphia, Pa.,
and Willie Mae Anderson of Wash
ington, D. C.
Buddy Saunders, Major Woods,
laborers, and Mrs. Woods spent the
Christmas Holidays in Baltimore,
Electrician Ray Pearson and Mrs.
Pearson have moved into their new
home on the Davis Park Road.
Pfc. Bill Howie, former gear ma
chine operator, returned home from
Korea in time to spend the holi
days with his parents.
Sgt. and Mrs. W. G. Henson,
Jr., spent the holidays with the
former’s parents. Plant Engineer
W. G. Henson and Mrs. Henson,
and also the parents of Mrs. Hen
ALFRED L DEESE, QM 3rd
Class, is the son of Intermediate
Tender William Deese. He has
been in service seven years. His
address: USS Prairie, Ad. 15,
Brks., Camp Pendleton, Calif.
A/2C FRONTUS M. LYLES,..
Jr., is stationed at Randolph Air
Force Base, Randolph Field,
Texas. He recently came home on
a 30-day furlough, spending it
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frontus Lyles of the Carding and
..Spooling Department respective
PVT. ALVIN TOWERY is now
serving with the United States
Army in Korea. His father is
Card Tender Fred Towery.
Miss Helen Spencer, Main Office,
is substituting for Miss Phoebe
Pearson, Shop secretary, who is on
Millwright Marvin Chastain has
returned to work after being out
for some time due to illness.
Bill Panther, carpenter, has been
on the sick list for some time now,
and is showing much improvement