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may 25, 1953
Oscar Lijivfe, ojjener tender, is
at his nohle. Wishes for a
speedy recov^l*y ^il'e sent to him.
The empldyfees of the Carding
Department \irelc6litle Malcolm
JoHy. intermedl^tie itoder, Ben
razier, sweeper, arid Ei’nest Rid-
®» can hauler, to this depliiHment.
Welcomed back to work iffecetlt-
y Was Eunice Wylie, csltt haillei-,
iiriife ^56en out sick fot soirie
Louise Dill, st>eeder ten-
and her husband, George,
spent Sunday, May 10, at Chimney
®ck. Mrs. Dill was on her vaca
tion the week of May 11.
^ Second Hand Carl Rape and Mrs.
e ^ inspector, had as week-
rjf quests recently, Mr. and Mrs.
• • Rape and daughter, Brenda,
■*oUy, intermediate tender,
^cationed the week of May 11.
Mfs. Carl Rape spent
® er’s Day at Carlisle Military
c ool in Bamberg, S. C., with
Harris and Mrs. Harris,
With M spent Mother’s Day
p and Mrs. N. N. Nolen in
Greenville, S. C.
g section man, is
in week of his vacation
Naf Texas, attending the
,• Baptist Convention be-
'""S held there.
^'iby Nix, daughter of
^ ® Man R. M. Brown and
®^°wn, and her children sail-
hp England recently to join
^ husband, S/Sgt, James C. Nix.
Mrs. W. A. Brown,
eni spinner respectively,
^ delightful trip to Marion,
’’ their vacation. They visit
bert sons, Dean and Hu-
^i ^bo are studying for the
I)ean finishes this year
gg . and one-half years of
'nary work. He also is pastor
als^ '^h'lrch there. Dean’s wife is
in to school and majoring
th She will teach at
Marion College there. Hubert,
^rmerly of the Machine Shop at
is finishing his first
Q J*' wife, who has been seri-
y ill, is showing much im
Picker Ruth Minor at-
^^vival services of the Oral
Avc Campaign in Charlotte the
of May 3.
Rassie Honea, roller pick-
her husband visited their
^6ar Greenville, S. C., on
Skipper, spinner, had
recently, her sister and
Boy, some friends from
"""^nettsville, S. C.
Jami!’ spinner, her son,
Sh^v and his wife of
r®centl in Greensboro
Mfg ^ Calhoun, daughter of
fiill'r lu'"^ Calhoun, spinner, and
»^icelv recuperating very
at her home.
retiiv^* Conrad, spinner, has
Mptvi,x ®P®ration at the Gaston
rial Hospital. Friends of
Mrs. Conrad will be glad to hear
thkt she is getting along well.
John Sills, fixer, visited in Salis
bury for a few days while on vaca
Fred Ballew, oiler, spent part of
his vacation recently fishing. The
biggest fish that he caught weigh
ed 1 pound and 8 ounces.
Mrs. Dozy Helms, spinner, re
cently was on vacation. She spent
of her vacation working a-
tbund the house.
Claude Kelly, doffer, and wife,
Lizzy, visited in Danville, Va., for
a few days recently while on vaca
Early Raseberry, doffer, is tak
ing a week of his vacation.
Mrs. Annabell Adams, respooler,
spent a week of vacation at home
doing her spring cleaning.
Odell Human, twister tender,
and his family recently spent the
week end with his mother who has
been very ill.
Marshall Walker, twister ten
der, Mrs. Frances Walker, tie-in-
hand, and their son, David, recent
ly spent their vacation at Scott
Air Force Base in Illinois visiting
the former’s brother, T. Sgt.
Woodrow Walker, and his family.
The Walkers crossed the Mississi
ppi River to St. Louis, Mo., and
they really enjoyed this trip.
Junior Lancaster, former twist
er tender, has been promoted to
section man on the fourth floor
twisting, taking the place of Jessie
Hodge who is now a second hand,
Mrs. Irene Odell, tie-in-hand,
Wayne Odell, weaver, and their
son, Michael, recently spent their
vacation at Folly Beach, Charles
ton, S. C. They had a wonderful
Odis Todd, twister tender, and
his family spent Mother’s Day with
his mother in Dillon, S. C.
The employees of the Twisting
Department welcome the following'
people to their department: Ruth
Carpenter, Sallie Brewer, Edith
Bryson, and Nervie Barbee,
Mrs. Edith Robinson, reclaimer,
had as a week-end guest recently,
her son. Pvt. Harold Robinson, who
is stationed at Fort Lee. Va.
Harold was a doffer in Ply Twist
ing Department before entering
Everett Watson, yarn checker,
qnd his family recently spent the
week end with relatives at Lawn
dale, N. C.
Ray Montgomery, twister ten
der, and his wife spent Mother’s
Day with the former’s mother in
A/2C Loyd Hollifield recently
spent the week end with his
mother, Mrs. Flay Hollifield, re
spooler. Loyd has recently return
ed from Korea and is now station
ed at Tullahoma, Tenn. Mrs. Holli
field has two more sons in service,
Sgt. Ray Hollifield who landed in
Germany in January and A/2C Lee
Hollifield who arrived in Japan in
Charlie Woody, twister tender,
and his wife celebrated their 16th
wedding anniversary on May 1.
Marshall Walker, twister ten
der, and Mrs. Frances Walker,
tie-Sn-hand, celebrated their sixth
wedding anniversary May 4.
Vincent Griggs, twister tender,
and Mrs. Dixie Griegs, reclaimer,
had as their guest on May 3, the
former’s brother. Porter Griggs,
Makes Clean Sweep
ONE of the leading “broom
salesmen” in town is Overseer
Hobart Aldridge of the Twist
ing Department. During the
annual Lions Club broom sale
for the benefit of blind people,
Mr. Aldridge was a star at the
cash register, ringing up nearly
$1000.00 in total sales.
from the University of North
Mrs. Ruth McCreight, reclaimer,
was on vacation the first week of
May. She visited her mother, Mrs,
Corrie Smith of Canton on
Mrs, Clara Mitchell, reclaimer,
and family were recent dinner
guests of her mother, Mrs, Annie
Calhoun of South Gastonia,
Mr. and Mrs, W, A, Johnson,
Jr,, and son of Wheaton, Md., were
guests of W. A. Johnson, Sr,, fixer,
and Mrs. Corrie Johnson, reclaim
er, the week end of May 10,
Mrs, Elsie McCrain of Wheaton,
Md,, was the guest of Mrs. Corrie
Johnson, reclaimer, recently,*; She
also visited her son, J. B, Easier,
twister tender, the week end of
Mrs. Rosie Lee Summey, daugh
ter of Mrs. Ruth McCreight, re
claimer, has recently returned to
her home from the Gaston Me
morial Hospital, Best wishes for
a speedy recovery.
Miss Lillie Rowland, oiler, and
Mrs. Betty Thomas, inspector,
visited at Marble, N, C,, on
Mother’s Day. They went especially
to attend the homecoming at Mt,
Zion Baptist Church,
Mrs. Juanita Beddingfield, re-
^pooler, and family spent the week
end of May 4 in Tuxedo, N, C.,
with Mr, and Mrs, R, H. Bedding
field, Mrs, R, H, Beddingfield I’e-
turned with them for a visit.
Little Miss Linda Beddingfield
celebrated her 4th birthday, April
29, with a party. Refreshments
were served and Linda received
many nice gifts from her friends.
Luther Alford, twister tender,
recently enjoyed a week’s vacation.
His brother, MiSton Alford of
New Jersey, spent two weeks with
a sister, Mrs. Ola Austin, tie-in-
hand, and him.
Jack Sutton, twister tender, and
Mrs. Sutton are spending a week’s
vacation with the former’s brother,
George Sutton in Fort Royals, Va.
H. C. Lanford, Jr., son of Mrs.
Mary Lanford, respooler, recently
went into the Army. He is now
stationed at Camp Pickett, Va.
•lames Piercy, formerly a fixer,
has been promoted to second hand
on the 4th and 5th floors in the
The daughter of Mrs. Hazel
Hice, warper helper, recently won
second place in a speech contest.
She made her speech on the United
The employees of the Spooling
Department wish Maude Lail, win
der tender, a speedy recovery,
Mrs, Lail has been out for three
weeks due to a fall.
Mrs. Pauline Barrett, winder
tender, is taking one week’s vaca
tion while her son, Steve, is on
leave from the Navy.
Several employees of the Spool
ing Department have recently been
on vacation. They are: Hazel New
ton, warper tender; Mrs. Grady
Davis, reclaimer; Minnie Carpen
ter, warper tender; and Lela Wil
J, H, Hyde of Robbinsville re
cently visited his daughter, Mrs.
Daisy Williams, reclaimer,
Mrs. Mary Lou Acuff, winder
tender, entertained her aunt and
cousins, Mrs. Frank Mellon, and
sons of Lawndale, N, C,, recently.
Mrs. Frances Player, winder ten
der, and her husband attended Me
morial Services at the Adaville
Baptist Church of Forest City,
Mrs. Gertrude Hampton, warper
tender, is confined to her home
with a broken ankle which she re
ceived in a fall recently. Wishes
for a speedy recovery are sent to
Mrs. Daisy Williams, reclaimer,
had as guests recently, Mr, and
Mrs, Herman English of Charlotte.
Welcomed to the Spooling De
partment recently were the fol
lowing employees: Mrs. Carrie
Mae Spivey, Mrs. Estie Dills, and
Mrs. Brannon Cox, winder ten
der, recently spent a week’s vaca
tion at Miami Beach, Fla. She
accompanied her husband, C. J.
Cox, to an insurance convention
which was held there. They stayed
at the Cassa Blanc Hotel." While
there they toured the nearby towns
and had a wonderful time.
Mrs. Mary Ellen Posey, battery
hand, and her daughter, Ann, visit
ed the former’s mother, Mrs, J, R.
Ballew of Liberty, S, C,, recently,
Mrs. Udine Dilling, battery hand,
attended the Central College
Freshman-Sophomore Banquet at
Greenville, S, C., on Friday night.
Mrs. Ruby Clanton, battery
hand, and her husband, Marshall,
spent their vacation at Fort Lau
derdale and Miami, Fla.
Mrs. Harcell Tate, smash hand,
and her husband. Bud, weaver,
visited Buren Tate at the Black
Mountain Sanatorium on Sunday,
Mrs. Audrey Mathis, smash
hand, and her son, Thomas, visited
her brother, Sgt. B. F. Miller at
Fort Campbell, Ky. He is leaving
for Korea on May 24.
Mrs. Vickie Spencer, battery
hand, and her husband, Pete, visit
ed W. W. Jones in Shelby recent
Mrs. Jane Rice, smash hand,
went by plane to Homestead, Fla.,
recently to visit relatives. She
motored back, accompanied by her
aunt, Mrs. Margaret Fox.
J. C. Ruff, fixer, and his wife,
Mrs. Ella Ruff, change hand, spent
Sunday, May 20, at Chimney Rock
S. C. Tate, slasher tender, is ill
at his home on Weldon Street. Mr.
Tate will enter Duke Hospital in
Durham as soon as he can get a
Ronnie McDonald, son of Mrs.
Micky McDonald, smash hand, is
confined to his home due to
rheumatic fever. Wishes for speedy
recovery are sent to him,
Vivian Parham, daughter of
Mrs. Evelyn Parham, weaver, will
graduate from Chapel Grove
School in June with the high honor
of Salutatorian of her class.
Miss Vivian Bumgardner, smash
hand, and Mrs, Lura Bell, battery
filler, were week-end guests of Mr,
and Mrs. Paul Clark at their home
in Laurel Hill, N. C.
Mrs. Helen Seay, weaver, and
family spent the week recently at
Carolina and Long Beaches.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. McCluney
and daughter of Salisbury were
week-end guests of Mrs. Clara
Mrs. Norma Beaver, tie-in-hand,
recently visited her mother in the
Frank Spencer, creeler, Mrs,
Spencer, and daughter are vaca
tioning in Robbinsville, N. C,
James Saylor, creeler, has his
brother and sister from Molus, Ky..
visiting him at his home.
James Reel, creeler, Mrs. Reel,
and family spent the week end of
May 10 in the mountains.
Roy Davis, clerk, Mrs, Davis,
tie-in-hand, and their two daugh
ters attended Memorial Services at
the Sharon Methodist Church,
The employees of the Weaving
Department welcome Tony Wilson,
creeler, back to work after four
years in the United States Ma
Welcomed to the Weaving De
partment recently were Mrs, Chloe
McDaniel and Mrs. Carrie Mae
Miss Bertha Massey, quiller, has
been a recent patient at the Gas
ton Memorial Hospital, All her
friends wish her a speedy recovery.
Miss Joan Smith, splicer, had as
a recent guest for a week, her
cousin, Lola Mae Strange, from
Burlington, N, C,
Carl Wallace, creeler, recently
spent the week end in Murphy
visiting his parents.
Winder Tender Kitty Hovis has
returned to work after several
months of illness.
Winder Tender Annie Mae Whit
field recently spent the week end
fishing. She reported a very nice
Winder Tender Faye Oakes has
returned to her home from the
hospital and is getting along very
Mrs. Lovella Queen, inspector,
and her husband, Vinson, spent
Sunday at Bridgewater fishing.
Mrs. M. K. Loudermilk from
Gainsville, Ga., spent the week end
recently with her daughter, Mrs.
Patience Bentley, inspector.
Mrs. Margaret Tate, ply inspec
tor, entered the Memorial Hospital
for a tonsillectomy on May 7.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bone, inspec
tors, visited friends and relatives
in Alabama on Mother’s Day.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Blaylock, in
spectors, visited the former’s
mother in Canton, N, C,, I’ecently,
Mrs. Blaylock has been very ill.
Mrs. Mitchell Wooten, inspector,
and family spent the week end re
cently at Bridgewater,
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