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JULY 10, 1953 I
News In Brief
(Continued From Page 3)
Mrs. Leonel Carver of Asheville,
sister of Mrs. Virginia Bradley, re
spooler, recently had an operation
at the Garrison General Hospital,
Mrs. Leola Chambers, respooler.
Fixer Otha Chambers, and daugh
ter, Bobbie Jo of Winston-Salem,
toured Florida the week of June
Leonard Green, twister doffer,
spent the week of June 7 with his
mother, who is in the St. Lewis
Hospital, Tryon, N. C.
Pvt. Roy L. Crawford, husband
of Lassie Crawford, and son of
Mrs. Sallie Crawford, inspector,
would like to hear from all of hi£
friends here at home. His address
is as following:
Pvt. Roy L, Crawford
U. S. 53125352
Co. K, 38th Inf, Reg.
A. P. 0. 248, c/o Postmaster
San Francisco, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Williams
and son from Laurel Hill, N. C.,
were week-end guests of W. G.
Queen and Mrs. Edna Queen, re
Lake Moore and Mrs. Moore, re
claimer, visited the former’?
grandparents in Murphy recently.
Second Hand Odis Thompson ha?
returned to work after two weeks
Twister Tender Coy Elvis and
family spent the week-end in Ben-
nettsville, S. C., with his mother,
Mrs. G. W. Elvis.
Fixer Chester Tate spent his
vacation at White Lake and in the
Fixer John Stevens and Mrs.
Mamie Stevens, respooler, spent
part of their vacation visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Tolbert and
children, of Alcoa, Tenn., visited
with Mrs. Dean Haun, tie-in-hand,
and Horace Haun, twister tender,
Mrs. Stella Killian of Murphy,
was guest of her sister, Mrs. Dixie
Griggs, reclaimer, June 21.
Mrs. Ruth McCreight, reclaimer,
had as her guest the week-end of
June 21, her mother, Mrs. Corrie
Smith of Canton.
The employees taking their va
cations June 22 to 26 were Mrs.
Clara Mitchell, reclaimer. Jack
Barker, twister tender, and Wil
liam Bradley, twister tender.
Mrs. Trenton Ginn, wife of Sec
ond Hand Trfinton Ginn, and her
daughter and son spent June 22 to
24 visiting relatives in Toccoa, Ga.
Twister Tender Jack Sutton
and Mrs. Elmina Sutton, respool
er, had as their guests over the
week-end of June 27 the for
mer’s two brothers, Mr. and Mrs.
George Sutton and family from
Front Royal, Va., and H. E. Sut
ton from Americas, Ga., and Mrs.
Karl Becker from Baltimore, Md.
Lathe Operator J. E. Flecher
and Mrs. Catherine Fletcher, tie-
in-hand, along with Twister Tend
er Jack Sutton and Mrs. Elmina
Sutton, respooler toured the moun
tains the week-end of June 19.
Mrs. Marie Fogle, respooler,
spent her vacation touring the
mountains. She visited Craggy
Gardens and reported that it was
simply a georgous place.
Overseer Hobert Aldridge and
Mrs. Pearl Aldridge, inspector,
their daughter, Louise, Morris
Gamble of Charlotte, Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Lee Aldridge spent the week
end of June 20 at the Aldridge’s
farm in Johns on ville, S. C.
Second Hand Claude Taylor and
At The Men’s Club
RETIRED employee Robert
Bartlett, a general accountant
in Main Office from 1943 to
1952, continues to meet his
friends for an occasional game
of pool at the Men’s Club. All
retired employees are invited to
continue using Firestone’s rec
reational facilities at any time.
Mrs. Delona Taylor, splicer, enjoy
ed their vacation recently. They
spent most of their time resting at
Doffer Odell Thomas has return
ed from Fort McClelllan, Ala.,
where he spent two weeks with the
Mr. and Mrs. James Hanna from
Kingstree, S. C,, were overnight
guests of Overseer and Mrs. Hob
ert Aldridge on June 27.
Twister Tender Exlie Tanner,
his wife, and their son spent the
week-end recently with W. E. Ly-
erly in Charleston, S. C.
Lamar Berryman, son of Mrs.
Myrtle Berryman, reclaimer, has
returned to his home from the
hospital after a recent operation.
Twister Tender Charles Jenkins
and his wife celebrated their
fourth wedding anniversary on
Floy Green, respooler, and fam
ily spent Sunday with her sister,
Mr, and Mrs. A. E. Baker of this
Trula Ball, respooler, Roy Ball,
and their daughter visited the for
mer’s sister, Mr. and Mrs. Baxter
Ida Deaton, respooler, had rela
tives visiting her from Asheboro,
Robins, Thomasville, and Concord
Meek Cobb, yarn checker, and
his wife spent the week-end re
cently with their daughter, Mrs.
Ben Coley and the Rev. Ben Coley
Dorothy Lee Charragon, daugh
ter of Floy Green, respooler, left
for California recently to spend
Mrs. Betty Martin, battery hand,
and her husband, Everette, and
daughter, Becky, spent Sunday in
Greenville, S. C., with relatives.
Mrs. Vickie SP-encer, battery
hand, had as week-end guests,
W. W. Jones, Mrs. Allen Jones, and
children of Shelby.
Mrs. Audrey Mathis, smash
hand, and family spent last week
end in Durham visiting relatives.
Miss Evelyn Dobbins, daughter
of Mrs. Blanch Dobbins, battery
hand, and James Dobbins, fixer,
has just returned from a trip to
Atlanta, Ga. She spent a week
with her brother, Jimmy Dobbins,
and his wife.
Fixer J. C. Ruff and Mrs. Ella
Ruff, change hand, spent Sunday
at Chimney Rock with relatives.
Mrs. Essie Honeycutt, smash
hand, celebrated her birthday on
Wednsday, June 17, with a picnic
at Sparrow Springs lake. The
guests attending the picnic were
as follows: Mesdames Lucille
Davis, Jane Rice, Betty Martin,
Vickie Spenoer, Alice Tate, Pearl
Chastine, Velma Brooks, Dorothy
Wilson, Dorothy Metcalf, Paul’ne
Moore, Edna Champion, and Miss
Gloria Jean Clanton, daughter
of Mrs. Ruby Clanton, battery
hand and Fixer Marshall Clanton,
had her tonsils removed at the
Gaston Memorial Hospital recent
Fixer Roy Ward has returned
to work after several weeks of
Mrs. J. D, Blanton of Pensacola,
Fla., is visiting her mother, Mrs.
Alvin Ledford, and his wife,
Edna, and son, Jimmy, were on
vacation recently. They spent the
week-end with Mrs. Ledford’s
grandfather in Union, S. C.
Mrs. Betty Cloninger, battery
hand, and family spent the week
end recently at Carolina Beach.
Mrs. Maggie Parrish, battery
hand, is spending her vacation with
her daughter, Mrs, John Capps in
Mrs. Bertie Grant, battery hand,
and her children spent a week
with her mother, Mrs. Dovie Wil
son in Glennville, N. C.
Mrs. Earline Gordon, weaver,
has returned to v/ork after two
months of illness.
Cole Whitaker, loom fixer, was
on vacation recently. He spent
most of the time at home.
Mrs. O. C. Webb, battery hand,
has returned to work after several
months of illness.
The girls of Main Office were
hostesses at a delightful party on
Friday, June 19, at the Firestone
Girls’ Club. The occasion honored
Mrs. Helen Craig, Payroll Depart
ment. Mrs. Margaret Spencer was
in charge of the entertainment,
after which a delicious salad plate
was served to approximately thirty
five guests. Miss Helen Spencer
was in charge of planning for the
Mrs. Marjorie Hill is the new
est member of the Payroll De
partment. She is married to Clyde
W. Hill, an employee of The Gas
tonia Daily Gazette. They are the
parents of two children, Patsy
Jean, six, and Scotty, two. They
reside on the York Road. Members
of main ofifce welcome Marjorie
as a fellow employee.
Miss Marguerite Styers, Main
Office, Miss Phoebe Pearson, Shop
Office, Miss Evelyn Mayfield, lab
oratory, and Miss Margaret Read-
man spent the week of June 21 to
27 at Daytona Beach, Fla.
Miss Helen Spencer, Main Of
fice, Mrs. W. M. Spivey of Linwood
Road, and Jean Raby vacationed
in Renfrew, Pa., during the week
of June 28, to July 4. They went
especially to see Mrs. Boby Bran
don, the former Miss Doris Spivey.
Bond Drive Solicitors
AMONG those who assisted Overseer 0, K. Forrester in the
recently conducted plant bond drive were the volunteer solicitors
shown above, left to right front row. Miss June Shirley, Mesdames
Annie Cosey, Irene Burroughs, Bonnie Dockery, Fannie Humphries,
and Flossie Wilson, Second row, Miss Jessie Westmoreland, Mesdames
Hazel Stewart, Sallie Crawford, Ethel Robinson, and Mildred Smith.
Third row. Miss Mary Johnson, Mesdames Lorrene Owensby, Edith
Bryson, Corrie Johnson, Rosa Francum, and Rosalie Burger, These
workers, with others not shown, managed to boost employee par
ticipation in bond buying to 72 per cent.
Lathe Operators J. E. Fletcher
and Ed Foy along with their wives,
visited the Recreation Center at
Drexel, N. C., recently. They were
shown the plant’s recreation facili
ties by the director of recreation,
Sanitary Foreman Alvin Dill and
Mrs. Dill spent the week-end re
cently at Bridgewater.
Lathe Operator Marshall Par
ham and ^rs. Parhami, Weaving
Department, served as councilors
for a group of young people from
Crowders Creek A, R, P, Church,
when they spent a week at their
summer assembly grounds near
Joe Finger, helper, spent two
weeks of his vacation with his
daughter in Columbus, Ohio,
Marie Moore, daughter of How
ard Moore, lathe operator, is
spending several weeks in Orlando,
Fla,, with relatives.
Mechanic Hoyt' Davis and Elec
trician Julius Braswell were
among the members of the local
unit of the National Guards to
spend two weeks at Fort McClel
Mrs. Raymond Mack is working
in the Shop Office while Miss
Pheobe Pearson is on vacation.
Harry B. Heilig, Jr., engineer
ing student at State College, is
working in the drafting room foi'
the summer. He and his wife ai'®
residing in Poston Circle.
Mrs. Robert C. (Dorothy) Safl'
born has accepted the position aS
secretary to Mr. Frank W. DaviS
in the Cotton Office.
QUALITY CONTROL ,
Treveland Hipps and his fami^^ -
from Miami, Fla., are visiting tb®
former’s parents, Charlie HipP^’
Quality Control, and Mrs, Hipps
their home on Main Street. They.
=?pent the week-end with anoth^’^
son, Rev. R, Harold Hipps
Greensboro, N, C,
Inspector Jackie Gates recently
'spent her vacation in the Westei’’
North Carolina mountains.
Miss Billie Jean Wellm^”’
daughter of .Jack Wellman, ShiP
ping Department, has returned
her home from the hospital
recently having an appendectoifty^
Mrs. Edna Odom, wife of
thes Odom, Waste operator,
cently underwent a serious
tion in the Kings Mountain
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