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April 25, 1953, edition 1 /
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r'5i)rjiiv_ Ht‘ was at'iHiiiipiin-
•.:Zi hy h:> nn»liuT.
K. Mkir MilKr. rollci )>ick-
4 M'ly (»j>rva-
f«tl u fr» nioMths aU"
.. aii^ lo walk ii<r»\ vvilh iht*
tnr a H' 'iv rm.v-
i.'r HT,i i» Mi>. VirK*<* rr>«r,
t.'. fc* Jh tht* h»»^pital.
<>. Tn> Ifrad. >|»iiiiuT, ha<i as
;rs rtiintty. Mi. aiui Mrs.
. of I fXas. Tiny ai’-
:ir;»d ihnn to (In'rns}ion»,
t,i vi>it hi r Mtn, Marshal!
vfuij H^nd \\ iUit* ard ami
iisuly mi'ivod a telephone'
frwa ifcrir M»n, Uoln'i t of the
'i ^tr> Navy, on KasltT
i> >talioiKMi at San
Mck list. \Visht*s for
*^r retovcry art* scfit to
Jur.e BoIdiriKt dauRhtcr
B«IdinK of the Cardinjc
Hfid Loih |i«ldinif.
■*T. rMeilHJiied her clas:'*
* -'/lie MyitU* School einhln
»:U a*. KhsKt V.KK
p:‘X3r ii* hvr home in I-ove
Sar: (iufffy and Mrs,
■**>*^8 faiifft ) have niovfti into
’nvw home at
Mr. «mt Mrs. K. C. Heal <>f
.Mlu'iis, (la.. sjH'iit the wick riul
loccntly with tlu'ir ilau;;litfr, Mrs.
I'aiiliiK' Uailf.v, waij>rr IimkUt.
Itoam Diiffor Charlt-s Jam»-s. his
wile add family alli'iiiiol tlii- fun-
<‘ial of .Mrs. .laiiu’s’ uraiulfiithcr in
Uoliliiiisvillf. .\|iril 1.
Norman I'rirf, ihi'ckrr, ami
family visitod relatives in .Muridiy
ilurinc the Kaster holidays.
Kutrene Slephensoii. son of Mrs.
Ilattif Sli phenson. wimler teniler,
left for the I’niteit Slates .\rmy
on Mari'h 2r>. He is now stationed
at Camp Hooker, Ala.
Kermit Ta>liir. yarn man. spent
the Kasti r holiilays in Murphy
visilin;.' riOalives anil friends.
Mrs. Kelrii- Merrill, spo.der ten
der. is (akiiijr her vacation.
Trtnliin (Jinn, second hand, is
on vacation for two weeks.
Vinson (iriKKs. twister teniler,
and Mrs. lti»ie (JricK:. reclaimer,
lecently siH’nt two weeks with
her jirandmother, .^lrs. Ir^nk .\she
Twister Tender l.onn e Mitchell
.,nd Mrs. I.ela Mitchell, warper
tender, were in an autii acident
on .April The Mitchell's car col-
lidiil with another auto on the
|!essemer <'tlv lli|,’)iway. There
was ahout dama^'e to their
Ml. and Mrs. K.ld .Smith ami
family of Cant(m were quests of
Mrs. Uulh McCreishl. reclaimer,
on Kaster Sunday.
I’vt. Koy L. Crawfonl, husband
of Mrs. I.assir t'ra«ford, respool-
»T, spent lwt> weeks recently with
his wife* and his parents. Me and
■Mrs. Crawford s|k-iiI a week tour
ing Klorida while he was home.
Tuislff Tender Vcsti'r l.rdford
was on vacation March 2.! IhroiiKh
-K. He sjK'nt most of the time at
■1. '\vff|K*r, has ro-
uflrr two weeks of
'■ H*iri \rwton. warper ten-
^ ’/ Su/jday wit)» )i»t
■ Ihidson in
’ '*ih‘r, and his wife
k ftid MH'ently at
u the former’s par-
Hire, warper leinhT,
viii^j Koek recently
l.ou .\»uff, winder
^ . \i>ilih;r frieiiils.
te Hampton, windet
H.tnl wcfk «-nd
•Ut.-: and iti- Wife,
\\<> » ifj. of
MISS Ji:l>V SIIDIIANK.
.iauKhter of Mr. an'l
Shehane, Rave a l>iano recital
March :!H, in the
piano teacher. Miss K.lith K«y
„n South Vance Street. A iium-
|„r of her fri.nds and relatives
w.Te present, inelu.iilK.': -Misses
.Syhile Kay. I'-rothy Short,
Minerva Chandler, and l.itha
ifawkins. Her father is a twister
tender: iier mother an employee
i,i the Weaving D.Tartmeiit.
Mrs. I.rla lUll Shehane, r.claim-
er, has U-en transferred to the
first shift recently.
l harles lUrl has returned to
work as I,earner tender after re-
e<ivin»: an honorahlt* diselwin*
from the Arm.V. Charles is very
^,|ad to he t.ack with his .dd fr.en.ls
i„ Twistin^r Department
Odell Thomas, twi>tei dnfler
„is parents had as week.-ml
;;ue:-ts rec. ntly, Mr.. Nett.e Hr
and her >o,. of l ampa. I'la-
Williesaye Thomas. ^‘" 'f,;;
Odell, is siM'ii.Imi,' a
l„n«h with them at their
K;.thleen f hai.ll.— a"’!
.„,l,ei .\i-ite.i li-.r parent-.
.'»Irs. .\udrpy .Malhis, smash
hand, had relatives visiting her
recently from Durham, .\. C., and
•Mrs. .Mae Jonrs. hattery hand,
and children s|H'iit the Kaster holi- i
days visiting relatives in Hank Co,
Mrs. llUnch Ikihhins, hattery \
hand, had as her quests during the
Kaster hididays, her son, Jimmy,
and his wife, .\iin.
Mrs. Cdinr DillinK. hattery
hanii, and son. Hilly, spent Kaster
Sunday and Monday in Kannapolis, j
•V. C., Ki'i'iK es|«rial)y to hear thei
Central C«dle>;e Choir, of which j
her husl<aii<i, Hill is a itiemlx’r.
Mrs. I.urillr Davis, chani;o hand,
and family visited .Mrs. Kuhy
SiH'iicer and family in (!reat Kails,
S. C., ri-ccntly.
Mrs. lU-alrirr Carver, change
hand, is ci.nfined to home on
South Firestone Street due to
illness. Best wishes for a speedy
rc'covery are .sent to her.
Willard Stiles, weaver, has en-
tereil the Castoii Memorial Hos
pital for an operation. Wishes for
a sjMXNly recovery K**<*s to him.
Miss l.essir Tanner, smash hand,
and her mother s|K‘iit Suiulay,
April 12. visitintt the azalei Har
dens in IfocW Hill, S. C.
Ktiherl Nash, loom fixer, and
family s|»-nt Kaster Sunday at
.Mrs. Sarah Davis, change hanil,
had as recent ;;uests. Mr. and Mrs.
Krnie I.. Davis and daughter from
Mrs. .Nelle Helms, smash hand,
had as recent (guests, Mrs. K. C.
West of Colunihia, S. C., and .Mrs.
John Privetle of Charlotte.
Weaver Samuel He»rll and
Mrs. Ile\.ell. weaver, hail as re
cent KuesU, the former's brother
and family from I’lattshurtr,
Welconuil to the Weaving De
partment r«-cently were the fidlow-
inK new employees; Mrs. (trace
(;i|slrap. .Mrs. Mildred Hayes,
Kuhy Mullis. K. K. WriKhl, K. C..
Hmle. (Ude Nohlcll, Ceorue
Han>rll, ami James Champion.
Mrs. Karline (Jordon, weaver,
entered the tiarrison Ceneral Hos
pital recently for an operation.
.Mrs. Ivey l.ail, wife of Ivey l.ail.
weaver, is in the (!»stvii .Memorial
Hospital. Hist wishes for a speedy
recovery aie sent to her.
Miss Nina Milton, draw-in-hand,
j has ri'tiiriietl to work aftiT thfee
.Mr. and Mrs. Kmor> Johnson.
l.oth employees of the i loth Koom.
i spent the Kaster holidays with
; Mr. and Mrs. liill Ayers in ( har-
I Mrs. Marcarel Davis, inspector.
, and family recently spent the week
end in Cohiml'ia. S. C.
Mrs. Mildred Mcl.ejmore. in-
-peitiM. !■«' 'laiicliler' '•n'l'
I with cliickeii pox. They aie ui ttini.'
Jack Morris, dolfi r. ami his wife
L,«.nt a lew .lays mendy in
UlainsvOh. i;a., «ith relatives.
M» *.|ilton \ichols. ir. .pi-ctoi,
■ ,,ilv ,-lli-nili<l the l.iith
Mr. ;.mi Mr. I-
,f In lliiii.'-r
,\N KN TIII SIASTIC (JKOCr liiavcd the early morninK chill
to attend the first Kaster Sunrise Service presented under the
s|ionsorship id the Kecreation Department. The service, held from the
jiorch of the Cirls’ Cluh, was jointly conducted hy the ministers of
Firestone community churches. Followini; the service, coffee and
douKhnuts were served.
T\K1N(< I’.VUT in the Kaster Sunrise service on the lawn of
the (Jirls Clu\> were these lour community ministers, left to ri(;ht. The
IJev. W. C. .Nei'l. West Avenue I'reshyterian Church; the Uev. R. M.
H'lriiee West Knd Metheilist ('hurch: the Uev. Frank H. Malone,
liiay ’llaptist Church; jnd the Uev. F. H. Dennard. Wesleyan
l.aihe Operator Cramer Little
and his family visited the former’s
hrother, 1.. Dale Little in Miami,
Fla., duriiiK the Kaster holidays.
icilities of Camp
id their immediate
Uonnie Moses, inspector, recent
ly spent the week end at home with
her mother, Mrs. (I. W. McKlraih,
in Asheville. .Mrs. .McKlraih has
iK’eii ()uite ill for some time.
.Mrs. Tommie Harlon, employee
in the Cloth Koom, had as recent
quests, .Mr. and -Mrs. W. J. Ses-
sons, their dauKl'ter-in-law, and
j;i aiiildauKhler from .Manley, N. C.
\Villi.im H- Hainev, and James
McCoy has retiirncil to their home
recently after lK>in»-' treated for
injuries sustained from an .luto
.MIhtI Meeks is showing' a (ireat
improvi‘int‘nt aCter stiffeiin^r a
minor injury. Wishes for speedy
recovery are sent to him.
Welcomed to woik in the Ware-
li.Hi.e weie the followini; men:
liiith Mli'oii. ,-icond shift cotton
tMJcUir. lio»maii Diinoiant.
tliii.l sliifl >hippink' ili'partinent,
and l'.r«in Worth>. lii-t shift cot
I'iremaii Itoherl I
I i'tiii iii'd I" ■" '' af!'
..„^e,; : • tl„- < ^ •
V .Mill Till'. '
,>ItMul»er.- itf tiu* oljirt* |»t*r.sunnei
Wfleonu* a> new t-mployfes the fol-
]o\\'ifi}4r (». MelcaJf,
who livfs ai 11 Hond Street. Patsy
is married aiul has a snuiJi daujfh-
tt’r. Her husliand. Ceeil Metcalf, is
an 1‘mployee of the ('harlotte
News, Miss Maruio ('tisey who
lives with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Cosey, hoth em
ployees of Kin'stone, at South
Kinjr Street. Marjrie is a former
employi’t* of (ta>tonia I'liiml)in>!
and Ileatintr Company. Mrs. Sarah
\\. Kirh\. who is employed in Ship-
pinjr 1 )t [lartnu nt. live.- al 117 hul-
toM SiHet. Kilii:- .\lo'Mitain.
Mrs, Knla W iNon, main offiee.
her husl.aiid, ('laytn,i Wilson, and
party visited in (’.*lumhia, S. 0,,
Sunday, Mar^.'h 'J'.*. T lu* vi"it-
etl friiii'Is aiMi a]'., viewed tht*
Mf'. Helen tN
•ri, K iihy, M-o
!U ^S SI
i t!u*>e tir*
at Camp Firestone.
' the camp are given
Mrs. Bertha Broome,
;he numerous recrea-
lha ^ 1-
^^^ilable to ^-^YOUT above are illusti-ated a few of the activities and facilities
^hown here and their families at Camp Firestone: (1) The boat landing
arrives this ^ fishing pier and diving platform. When hot weather
.^shii^g. ^2) busiest area at the camp—the focal point of water sports and
' ^®cated, is ^^tural and man-made scenic beauty Lake James, on which the camp
' ^ Lake'Ja by few lakes in the state. The bridge crosses directly over
a The inset shows a fisherman’s view of the surrounding hills
[ t^K^ ^^tchen the dam. (3) Families using the bunkhouses use the huge out-
in this dining hut, conveniently located on the water front. Seated at the
J*lyer picture is Charles Plyer, right, and members of his family and friends.
®»iployed in the S. Y. C. Weaving. Another employee, Mrs. Betty Martin, is
seated at left. Her daughter, Becky, Little Miss Firestone of 1<)RS> ■ * j
W Horseshoe pitching is a constant favorite for cam» vLf„ t
game are provided: one beside cabin No. 1 and aSr !
picture above, employees William Broome and X I" ‘he
tie”. (5) Fishing is the sport that has made Lake Tn °™ ^ Owenby measure a
North Carolina. Taking a breather from a trollint L T®
of Plant Nurse Grace Reeves. (6) A good manv folk^^ husband
perhaps more emphasis on boating as irt^^ boating with
motor boat. That the two can be combined successll7v h
string of “crappies", shown in the inset which i '*''idenced by the
caught by the boating ladies. ’ ‘'®'' *“ fine specimens
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