North Carolina Newspapers

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NEWS
NOVEMBER 10,1953
Brothers In Service
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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
Firestone.
Answers
(To Quiz on Page 1)
1. Eight quarts make one peck.
2. McKinley.
3. 177 years.
4. Sapphire.
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. m.
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
her birthday.
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
RECREATION BOWL
All games will be played on Saturday at 10:15 A. M.
Date
November 14
Optimist
VS
Temple Baptist
St. Michaels
VS
Firestone Tires
Center
vs
Firestone Tubes
November 21
Optimist
vs
St. Michaels
Temple Baptist
vs
Firestone Tubes
Firestone Tires
vs
Center
November 28
Optimist
vs
Firestone Tubes
Center
vs
St. Michaels
Firestone Tires
vs
Temple Baptist
December 5
Optimist
vs
Center
Firestone Tires
vs
Firestone Tubes
Temple Baptist
vs
St. Michaels
December 12
St. Michaels
vs
Firestone Tubes
Temple Baptist
vs
Center
Optimist
vs
Firestone Tires
December 19
Center
vs
Firestone Tubes
Optimist
vs
Temple Baptist
St. Michaels
vs
Firestone Tires
January 9
Temple Baptist
vs
Firestone Tubes
Optimist
vs
St. Michaels
Firestone Tires
vs
Center
January 16
Center
vs
St. Michaels
Firestone Tire?
vs
Temple Baptist
Optimist
vs
Firestone Tubes
January 23
Firestone Tires
vs
Firestone Tubes
Temple Baptist
vs
St. Michaels
Optimist
vs
Center
Service Awards
FIFTEEN YEAR PINS
Twisting
Jesse A. Mitchell
Warehouse
Will Nixon
Supply Room
Oscar Tate
TEN YEAR PINS
Carding
Artie Lineberger
Spinning
Bertie S. Conrad
Spooling
Henry L. Price
Cord Weaving
Louise A. Tate
Era G. Gribble
S. Y. C. Wieaving
Jessie W. Hardwick
John L. Foster
Shop
William Hallman, Jr.
Warehouse
Robert Lee Setzer
Quality Control
Lillian W. Parham
Personnel
Nellie Stowe
FIVE YEAR PINS
Spinning
Viola S. Dettmar
Spooling
Marshall L. Hill
Odess S. Killian
Twisting
Estelle Vanderford
Mary E. Robinson
Blonzeen P. Mauney
Edgar Hall
Arthur C. Spencer
SU Cid
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
Aldridge, inspector.
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
der tender.
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
partment Supervisor.
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
SEC. 34.66 P. L. & R-
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