Brothers In Service
SGT. JOE ATKINSON, a 5-
year man in the Air Force, is
serving with Co. B, 505 A.I.A.,
82nd Air Borne Division, Fort
Bragg, N. C.
A2/C EDWARD ATKINSON
is the first of the Atkinson boys
to return home from service, in
his case the Air Force. He is now
at work in Carding.
BOBBY D. ATKINSON, the
only sailor brother in the Atkin
son family, is a member of the
crew of the USS Renshaw D.D.E.
499, operating in the Pacific.
He may be written c/o FPO, San
Francisco, Calif. The three At
kinson brothers in service are
sons of Spinning Overhauler
Frank Atkinson. A sister, Mrs.
Jane Rice, also is employed at
(To Quiz on Page 1)
1. Eight quarts make one peck.
3. 177 years.
5. Mark Twain.
Coming Events 1
A Half and Half Bowling League
consisting of four mixed men and
ladies teams will start league play
November 17th at the Men’s Club.
Game days will be Tuesday at
6:30 p. m., and Saturday at 10:30
A Birthday Club has been formed
for teen^age'girls with riieetings
scheduled each Thursday night at
the Recreation Center. Purpose of
the club is to honor each member
with a party during the month of
Basketball practice is underway
at the Armory on Mondays, Tues
days, and Wednesdays at 4:30 p. m.
According to present plans, leagues
will be established for men, women,
boys, and girls.
Little League Bowling
All games will be played on Saturday at 10:15 A. M.
FIFTEEN YEAR PINS
Jesse A. Mitchell
TEN YEAR PINS
Bertie S. Conrad
Henry L. Price
Louise A. Tate
Era G. Gribble
S. Y. C. Wieaving
Jessie W. Hardwick
John L. Foster
William Hallman, Jr.
Robert Lee Setzer
Lillian W. Parham
FIVE YEAR PINS
Viola S. Dettmar
Marshall L. Hill
Odess S. Killian
Mary E. Robinson
Blonzeen P. Mauney
Arthur C. Spencer
Al/C H. T. Aldridge, Jr., and
Mrs. Aldridge announce the birth of
a son on October 18, in Macon, Ga.
Mr. Aldridge is the son of Over
seer H, T. Aldridge and Mrs. Pearl
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Hope of
West Cramerton announce the birth
of a daughter, Deborah Jean, on
October 20. Mrs. Hope is the
daughter of Mrs. Clovie Volm, win
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred D. Rhyne
announce the birth of a son, John
Lingle, on October 25, at the Rich
ard Baker Hospital in Hickory.
Mrs. Rhyne is the daughter of Mrs.
Robert Graham, winder tender,
and Robert Graham, Winding De
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Ward,
Jr., announce the birth of a son on
October 18, at the Gaston Memorial
Hospital. Mr. Ward is the son of
Second Hand Willie Ward and Mrs.
Hazel Ward, spinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert A. Brown
of Marion, Ind., announce the birth
of a son on October 12, at the
Marion General Hospital. Mrs.
Brown is the former Miss Norma
Kale of this city and Mr. Brown is
the son of Will Brown, Spinning
Department, and Mrs. Brown.
3n jUlemodam |
MRS. NEVADA E. BOLDING
Mrs. Nevada E. Bolding, 65,
passed away Saturday, September
26, in a local hospital. Mrs. Bolding
was the widow of the late William
T. Bolding. Mrs. Bolding was the
mother of Mrs. Bessie Chastain,
Twisting . Department, Shirley,
Claude, and Clifford Bolding, all
of the Carding Department.
For The Kiddies
ONE of the most popular games in the recently opened Recrea
tion Center is the electric football board, shown above aurmg a
‘^close” game between Jerry Westbrook, left, and Billy Ledford—
both sons of Firestone employees. The cheering section consists of
Judy Westbrook and Rita Ann Ledford, from left to right, sisters of
the players. This is just one of many interesting games that em
ployees’ sons and daughters may play at the Recreation Center.
Shown At Flower Show
THE FLOWER DISPLAY above is an artful arrangement of
Mrs. W. R. Turner, wife of Section Man W. R. Turner. This and other
decorative displays, following an autumn theme, were shown by
Mrs. Turner at a flower show in Dallas, October 3rd. The event was
sponsored by the Hoe and Hope Garden Club of which Mrs. Turner
is a member. In all recent Firestone Hobby Shows, Mrs. Turner s
exhibits of flowers, and miniature fish (another of her hobbies)^
have been outstanding competitors for top honors. i
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