OCTOBER 10, 1953
The Third Shift Carding De
partment send best wishes for a
speedy recovery to Snow Sims,
oiler, who is a patient at Garrison
Roscoe Westmoreland, card ten-
recently had as week-end
guests, Rev. T. W. Parson, his
family, Mrs. Tom Parson, and
Mrs. W. C. Mize of Lula, Ga.
Bin Vanderford, card tender, has
Returned to work after an illness
of tht-ee weeks.
Mrs. Hattie Stacy, spinner, and
Mr. and Mrs. Mason Strickland
Visited for a few days recently at
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Small, both
of the Spinning Department, vaca
tioned with Mr. Small’s parents
Coffeeville, Ala. While there,
^^ey attended a family reunion.
Mrs. Eunice .James and Mrs.
^lice Snider have visited their
rnother, Mrs, Emma Cook, and
brother, Norman Cook of Salis-
Mrs. Lillian Morrison, spinner,
family vacationed at Myrtle
"each, S. C., and other points of
interest along the coast.
Mrs. Alice Conrad, spinner, and
family visited her mother, Mrs.
aura Owensby in Blairsville, Ga.
rom there she went on to Ken-
^sour, Ga., to see a brother,
afford Owensby, whom she hasn’t
®6eji in 13 years. It was a very
^Ppy reunion for the family.
Mervin Huffman, doffer, and
^ttiily motored to Burlington for
^ few days to see Mrs. Huffman’s
Mother, L. C. Varsemn.
Mrs. Margaret Truesdale, spin-
and her husband saw the re-
500-mile stock car race at
^tlington, S. C.
Mrs. Roxie Shultz, spinner, and
four lovely daughters vaca-
'oned in Knoxville and Newport,
■Archie Deal, spinner, and family
^^otored to Concord, N. C., going
a^^^'^^ally to visit his parents, Mr.
’“O Mrs. J. I. Deal.
Guffey, utility man, liiF
|.j ® Helen, and son, Billy, vaca-
at Myrtle Beach, S. C., along
Deji Morgan, spinner, two
j^^^ddaughters, and Mary Ellen
spj'^^omery of Winnsboro, S. C.,
Bea!.! ^beir vacation at Myrtle
C. They report a nice
Spi back to the third shift
Department were Mrs.
Truesdale, spinner, and
• Ward, doffer,
her Lee Sanders is back on
of ^ ’ spinning, after a few days
N. Q M. Piercy of Henrietta,
SccqJI ^®cently visited her son,
S\v oiler, is a patient
ans. j^^^*^oah Hospital for Veter-
^®Ported he may undergo
as ®rtha Ballew, spinner, had
Mr. and Mrs. Fratis
Carolina, Tennessee, and points of
interest in Georgia.
Mrs. Hattie James, spinner, and
family visited her mother, Mrs.
Mary Sneed of Murphy, N. C,
Spinners Hattie and Eunice
James had as their guests recently
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Montgomery
of Murphy, N. C.
Little Miss Polly Snider, daugh
ter of Mrs. Alice Snider, spinner*
is recovering nicely from a serious
Al/C Wilbur Beckham and Mrs.
Beckham and small daughter of
Big Spring, Texas, were guests ot
Mr. Beckham’s mother, Mrs. Pearl
Beckham, spinner. James Brown of
McKinney, Texas, came with Mr.
and Mrs. Beckham.
Mrs. Mary Pruitt, spinner, visit
ed her mother, Mrs. Annie Chap
man of Greenville, S, C., recently.
Mrs. Chapman has been in poor
health for four months.
Evelyn Eaker, spooler tender,
and family spent a week at Caro
lina Beach recently.
Nedra Allen, spooler tender,
spent a week end visiting in
Brice Spencer, Jr., son of Mrs.
Lillie Spencer, spooler tender, has
returned from Korea. He spent 14
Mrs. Robert Graham, winder
tender, had as recent guest, her
nephew, who is in the Army at
Fort Jackson, S. C.
Mrs. Sarah Bently, spooler ten
der, attended a family reunion held
in Lancaster, S. C., recently.
Overseer H. T. Aldridge and Mrs.
Pearl Aldridge, inspector, has as
guests Sunday, September 20, the
latter’s neice. Miss Mary Lee
Hanna and Miss Tratter from
Winthrop College, Rock Hill, S. C.
Miss Evelyn Chambers, daugh
ter of Section Man Otha Chambers
and Mrs. Leola Chambers, respool
er, has returned to Queens College
in Charlotte after spending the
summer with her parents.
Mrs. J. E. (Skeet) Fletcher, tie-
in-hand, and Mrs, Paul Walker
entertained recently at their cabin
on the river, honoring Mrs, Nova
Tathum, who is leaving soon to
make her home in Atlanta, Ga,
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fletcher from
Washington, D, C,, visited the
former’s brother, J. E. Fletcher
and his wife, Skeet, tie-in-hand,
H, T, Aldridge, Jr,, of Macon,
Ga., spent the week end of Sep
tember 12, with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. H. T- Aldridge at their
home on the Dallas-Stanley High
way. He came especially for the
wedding of his sister, Miss Louise
Aldridge, who was married recent
ly. Mr. and Mrs. Aldridge return
ed to Georgia with their son for a
few days. They also visited Mr.
Aldridge’s sister, Mrs. Carrie
Haunn of Tellico Plains, Tenn.
Winston-Salem, N, C.
her Sanders,, spinner,
Mo visited her mother,
the Aragon, Ga,
^ were accompanied
of th Joyce Wilson, on a
iwountains of North
Mrs. Rose Dodgin, battery hand,
has returned to work after five
weeks of illness.
Mrs. Betty Cloninger, battery
hand, and Donald Kelly, weaver,
have been out from work due to
Know Your Reporter
MISS NINA MILTON, tie-in-
hand, is a reporter in the Weav
ing Department. She has been
employed at Firestone 11 years,
and is very proud of her 10-year
pin received in 1952, Miss Milton
raises potted plants as a hobby
and says she manages to keep
something blooming in her Fire
stone Dormitory room almost
all the time.
Mrs. Helen Heffner entertained
the ladies Missionary Circle of her
church on Thursday, September 23.
There were 12 guests present,
Hobert Rogers, hermas machine
operator, has returned to work
after several weeks of illness.
Garland West and family of Win-
ston-Salem, were week-end guests
of Mrs. George Robinson.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dean of Ashe
ville spent the week end with the
fatter’s par(ents, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Moses, both Cloth Room
Mrs. Ted Townsend, who has
been in the Gaston Memorial Hos
pital, has returned to her home,
A welcome is extended to the
following newcomers to the Ware
house: Leepolin Homes, Cotton;
Charles Ashe, Cotton; William A.
Cloninger and Arthur Gordon, both
of shipping sales yarn,
George Jackson and George
Harper, Jr., both of the Shipping
Department, with their families
spent their vacation at Myrtle
Beach, S, C,
Jack Wellmon, Shipping Depart
ment, and family spent their vaca
tion in Atlantic City, N, J., and
New York City.
Electrician J. G. Tino, .Jr., vaca
tioned in New York recently. While
there he saw the Yankees and the
Red Sox play and also attended
the Rocky Marciano-Roland La-
Starza heavy weight fight, . .
Bill Gamble has accepted the job
of draftsman in the Shop, Bill is
the son of George W, Gamble, well
known local barber,
Members of the Main Office per
sonnel join in extending a hearty
welcome to three new members,
namely, Frank B. Harrison of 103
Eastover Drive; Lughton P. Brown
of Route No. 4, Charlotte; and
Delores Turner of Firestone Blvd.,
daughter of Second Hand W. R.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Ford left
Monday, September 21, for their
home in Plymouth, Ohio, after a
week end visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Brady Spencer, Miss Helen Spen
cer and Mrs. Margaret Spencer.
Doffer and Mrs. Lee D. Ward,
announce the birth of a son, Lee
D. Ward, Jr., at Gaston Memoi’ial
Hospital, August 6. Mr, Ward is
employed in the Spinning Depart
Mr. and Mrs. Ervin L. Worthy
announce the birth of a son, Ervin
Lester Worthy, Jr., on September
12, at Gaston Negro Hospital, Mr,
Worthy is employed in the Ship
I 9n ifflemortam |
MR. T. L. FOX
Mr, T, L. Fox, father of Garland
Fox, drawing tender, passed away
in August. The employees express
their deepest sympathy to the Fox
MRS. WORTH HONEYCUTT
Mrs. Worth Honeycutt, wife of
Worth Honeycutt, Weaving De
partment, died on Friday, Septem
ber 25, after several weeks of ill
ness. The employees extend their
deepest sympathy to the family.
MRS. A. J. WYATT
Mrs. A. J. Wyatt of High Point,
N. C., mother-in-law of E. G.
Bulman, lathe operator, died Sep
tember 18. The Shop employees ex
tend their deepest sympathy to the
MR. VERNON LYLES
Mr. Vernon Lyles, former em
ployee of Firestone Textiles and
father of Mrs. Ruth Medlin, died
recently. Deepest sympathy is ex
tended to the Lyles family.
Miss Patsy Grimsley, daughter
of Mrs. Mollie Grimsley, warper
tender, was united in marriage to
Melvin Harris, son of Mr, and
Mrs, Roy Harris of Belmont, on
August 9, The wedding took place
in York, S, C.
Miss Alma Louise Aldridge,
daughter of Overseer H. T. Al
dridge, was married to Morris
Lee Gamble, Saturday, Septem
ber 12 at 6:00 p. m. in the West
End Methodist Church. The Rev.
Robert M. Hardee, pastor of the
church, performed the ceremony.
Mrs. Cramer Little was at the
console of the organ and Clyde
Moss, assistant plant superin
tendent, offered vocal selections
including “Because” by d’Harde-
lot, “The Sweetest Story Ever
Told” by Stults, and “Through
the Years” by Youmans. The
bride, gowned in a Miriam origi
nal of nylon tulle, was given in
marriage by her father.
Another Use For Velon
THE NEW SHERWOOD pattern in Firestone Velon has been
selected by Avon Curtain Corp., New York, for their newest plastic
drapery. Four color combinations, with gray, green, wine, or brown
predominating, are available, in 27” panels with matching valance.
The draperies are priced to retail at approximately $1.98 and are
sold throughout the country in leading chain stores.