SEPTEMBER 25, 1953
News In Brief
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Rock and Blowing Rock. She re
ports a wonderful time.
Mrs. Helen Heffner and family
spent their vacation at Daytona
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Adams spent
their vacation in Detroit, Mich.,
New York, Canada, and Washing
ton. They report a nice trip.
Mrs. Lillie Crain, weaver, and
hubsand spent the week end of
August 29, visiting in Spartanburg,
Yarn Packer Arnold Grindle and
Mis. Grindle spent their vacation
visiting at the beach and the moun
Miss Nadine Peck, winder ten
der, spent a week at Carolina
Mrs. Kate Huffstetler, creeler,
and husband spent their vacation
at Caroina Beach.
Mrs. Dorcas AtkinsH)n, yarn
packer, and family spent a few
days at Myrtle Beach, S. C., re
Paul Caldwell spent his vacation
fishing. He reports a nice catch.
Mrs. Bonnie Fletcher, winder
tender, and family spent a week at
Vernon Martin, packer, spent
two weeks in Murphy visiting his
Charles McArver has moved into
his new home.
Mrs. Kitty Hovis, winder tender,
has entered the Gaston Memorial
Hospital for treatment.
Jack Moore is a new employee in
the Cloth Department.
Mrs. Geneva Johnson, inspector,
and her husband spent their va
cation at Key West, Fla.
Mrs. Grover Brock, inspector,
her husband, and Mrs. Jack Led
ford spent the week end recently in
Biloxi, Miss., with Mrs. Brock’s
son, Ronald Brock and his wife.
Doffer Joel Jordon spent his va
cation at Myrtle Beach, S. C. with
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Moses,
employees of the Cloth Room, spent
their vacation with relatives and
friends in Asheville, N, C.
Mrs. Margie Waldrop, inspector,
and her husband spent their vaca
tion in the western part of the
state. They saw the drama, “Unto
These Hills”, at Cherokee.
Mrs, George Robinson, inspector,
had as her guests recently, her
brother Lofton West, and his son,
Ted, of Andrews, N. C.
Mrs. Treece Barton, inspector,
and family attended the Johnsons’
reunion held at Manly, N. C. All
the relatives were present for the
first time in years.
Mechanic Howard Moore and
family vacationed with their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore
and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Higdon in
Franklin, N. C.
Bench Man Ralph Dalton’s
mother is a patient at Garrison
General Hospital as the result of
a fall that broke her hip.
Carpenter George Foy and Re
freshment Truck Operator Henry
Boyd have visited in Little Rock
and Hot Springs, Ark.
Draftsman Henry Lecroy vaca
tioned at Norfolk and Newport
News, Va., with relatives.
Bench Man Jeter Patterson and
family motored to Copperhill,
Lathe Operator Marshall Gil
bert and family visited at Myrtle
Beach and Little River while on
Lathe Operator Joe Burroughs
and family vacationed in Atlanta,
Assistant Plant Engineer H, A.
Cauthen and Lathe Operator J, E.
Fletcher with their wives havi
visited Knoxville, Tenn,
Lathe Operator Loy Leonharii
along with Mrs. Leonhardt visited
with their son, Willie, in Beltown,
Ohio. They also vii;it-, d friends iri
Tinsmith Troy Jones visited in
Murphy with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. G. A. Jones.
Carpenter Ralph Whitesides and
family enjoyed a week at Myrtle
Beach, S. C.
Lathe Opeartor T, H. Triplett
and family motored to Galax, Va.
DC/3 Alfred G. Crawford, son
of Millwright J. N. Crawford, Sr.,
is home from Korea. He served
aboard an L. S. M. in Japanese and
Helper John Bryant and wife va
cationed in Baltimore, visiting the
Helper Fraiik Montgomery visit
ed relatives in Asheville, N. C.
Foreman Ed Taylor and family
spent a week in Florida. They spent
some time with Mrs. Taylor’s
brother, Henry Hughes, a former
Mack Passmore, son of Fireman
Robert Passmore was selected to
fight" in the recent amature fights
televised over station WBTV. These
fights were the first televised di
rect from Charlotte. Mack put up
a great fight but lost the decision.
Bench Man Swan Tino has re
turned to work after a recent ill
Painters James Price and James
Ledford and their families spent a
week at Bridgewater recently.
Fireman Robert Passmore vaca
tioned at Murphy.
Gear Machine Operator Jerry
Howie moved recently from Mc-
Adenville to South Ransom Street.
Humidifier Man Bill Little has
“ntered the University of North
Carolina. Bench Man John Mercer
has entered North Carolina State
Draftsman Harry Hielig resum
ed his studies at North Carolina
State College where he will be a
senior in Electrical Engineering.
Millwright J. N. Crawford, Sr.,
and Mrs. Crawford along with
their son Alfred, and his friend
Cornelie Gantt, spent a week end
recently at Ocean Drive and
On “Voice of Firestone’
Raymond Firestone Interviews- 4-H Members
TWO of the nation’s outstanding 4-H Club members, Ann
Abbott, Indianapolis, ..Indiana, and Henry Holloway, Darlington,
Maryland, were interviewed by Raymond C. Firestone, Vice-Presi
dent of The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, on the coast-to-
coast “Voice of Firestone” simulcast Monday night, September 14,
1953, at 8:30 ESTD. Miss Abbott and Mr. Holloway interpreted the
meaning and significance of the four H’s in 4-H Club and described
some of the activities in whi'h club members participate.
Left to right: Ann Abbott; Raymond C. Firestone; Roberta
Peters, Metropolitan Opera star and ‘ Voic3 of Firestone” guest
soprano, and Henry Holloway.
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bert Lynch Associates Engineers in
Charlotte, will instruct the Motion
and Time Study cla^g. Dr. Lynch
holds degrees from a number of
schools including a doctor of en
gineering science degree from New
York University. His class will be
limited to the first 20 applicants
due to a limited supply of labora
ACCORDING to information re
ceived from the Extension Depart
ment of State ' College the
Industi’ial Management cours
es should appeal especially to (1)
technical personnel who are in
terested in jobs involving additional
responsibility, (2) specialists who
desire a more complete picture of
the methods and techniques of
management, and ’ (3) manage
ment interested in the coordination
of men, material^, and machines
to increase production and reduce
Cost for this series of courses
will be $30.00 per course, plus a
registration fee of $2.00 per year.
The student must also purchase
the required textbook prior to the
first class meeting. Applicants for
the first two classes (either or
both) may get registration forms
at the Gaston Technical Institute,
510 West Airline Avenue, Gas
tonia, or at the Industrial Relations
Office, Firestone Textiles, Gas
No Need For Monkeyshines
A SENSE OF HUMOR is a good thing. We need a little
laughter these days to help us keep from going slightly worry-woozy.
But it can and should be safe and sane humor. Practical jokes that
can bring bodily harm to anyone are unfunny, unnecessary and brutally
foolish. Sometimes they backfire, too, and make a monkey out of the
In industry monkey business, or horseplay, or whatever rough-
house antics may be called, can be a serious cause of disabling injuries.
There have been cases of “joke” accidents which brought death to the
victirns, grief and extreme hardship to the victims’ families, remorse
and court troubles to the prankster.
Don’t take the chance. The rough stuff is kid stuff—dangerous
kid stuff. Even the children should be taught that too-rough play does
not pay. So watch out—don’t be the hurt victim or the guilty guy.
MISS SANDRA WALDROP,
daughter of Mr, and Mrs, J, A,
Waldrop of the Carding and
Cloth Depatrments respectively,
was married to Max Fish on
August 22, at the Loray Baptist
Church, The ceremony was per
formed by the Rev. C, E, Brooks
with assistance from Dr, Frank
Malone, pastor of the Loray
Church, Attendants included
Miss Marceline Jenkins, maid of
honor, and Mrs, Leverne Jenkins,
matron of honor.
TWO OF the nation’s outstand
ing 4-H Club members, Ann
Abbott, Indianapolis, Indiana, and
Henry Holloway, Darlington, Mary
land, were interviewed by Raymond
C. Firestone, Vice-President of The
Firestone Tire & Rubber Company,
on the coast-to-coast “Voice of
Firestone” simulcast Monday night,
September 14, 1953, at 8:30 ESTD.
Miss Abbott and Mr, Holloway
interpreted the meaning and signi
ficance of the four H’s in 4-H Club
and described some of the activi
ties in which club members par
Mr, Firestone has long been in
terested in the 4-H Club program
and is now a director of the 4-H
Club National Committee, The
Firestone Company has sponsored
Soil and Water Conservation as a
4-H Club project and each year
provides sixteen all-expense trips
to the 4-H Club Congress in Chica
go and eight college scholarships
to the top winners.
It is estimated that more than
3,000,000 acres of soil in this coun
try have been brought under good
soil saving practices in the past ten
years that Firestone has sponsored
Miss Abbott is in her junior year
at Purdue University in the school
of Home Econsomics. At age 18,
she has completed 48 4-H Club pro
jects in her nine years of club
work. She was recently chosen the
4-H delegate at National 4-H Club
Camp to present a special citation
to President Eisenhower.
Henry Holloway, 20, has estab
lished himself as a leader in agvi- -
culture in Harford County, Mary
land. He is now recognized as an
exemplory farmer in beef, swine
and poultry production as well aS
a vegetable market grower.
He served as a member of the
Maryland Livestock Judging Team
at the International Livestock
Show in Chicago in 1952, delegate
to National Congress, 1948, Rec'
reation Laboratory, Bridgewater,
Virginia, 1951, and National 4-H
Club Camp, 1953,
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about keeping rubber on my
Captain George Eyston, famed
British race car driver and the
only living man to drive over 300
mph,, expressed the opinion at the
National Speed Trials this yeai'
that American-built cars will soon
become the world’s fastest.
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