JANUARY 10, 1954
Section men and wives attend
ing the Christmas party at New
South included: Mr. and Mrs.
Patrick Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Jess
Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Carl James,
Lee Owens, Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Houston, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Benton, Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Welch, and Mr. and Mrs. James
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Hudson, the
latter being the daughter of Over
seer S. L. Owens, and two sons,
and Donnie of Oak Ridge,
Tenn.., were week-end guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Owens during Christ
Second Hand and Mrs. C. B.
Bape, spent the Christmas Holi
days with Mrs. Rape’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Loving in
Chester, S. C.
Bobby Rape of Carlisle Military
School, Bamberg, S. C., spent the
holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. B. Rape.
Cpl. and Mrs. Herbert Hudgins
Columbia, S. C., Mr. and Mrs.
B. Whitfield and children of
Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Otha
Massey spent the Christmas holi-
with their mother, Ophelia
Massey, can hauler.
Mrs, Edna Harris, can hauler,
^ad as holiday guests, Mr. and
Mrs. N. N. Nolan and Max of
Greenville, S. C. and Mr. and Mrs.
L. Vick, Barbara, and Bing of
Charlotte, N. C.
Bobby Jones of Appalachian
Teachers College, Boone, N. C.,
visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Jones, card tender, during the
Christmas- holidays; ——
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Davis,
frame tender, spent the holidays in
Mrs. Ellen Mulkey of Murphy,
C. spent the Christmas holidays
^ith her sister, Mrs. Dixie Griggs,
William Allen, twister tender,
Slid wife, Mrs. Gretal Allen, re-
^Pooler, spent the holidays visiting
^^latives in Marion, N, C.
^ Mrs. Annie Calhoun and family
® South Gastonia spent Christmas
^y with her daughter, Mrs. Mit-
Mrs. Clara Mitchell, reclaimer,
family spent Sunday, Decem-
f 27 with her mother, Mrs. Annie
of South Gastonia.
^ Mrs. Trenton Ginn and children
Christmas in Toccoa and
j^°yston, Ga., visiting relatives.
Ginn is the wife of Second
g . • A. Johnson, head changer,
re Corrie Johnson,
g'-iaimer, had as dinner guests
December 27, Mr. and
Dilling and son, Billy of
S. C. and Miss Martha
of Kannapolis, N. C.
as ^uhy Riley, respooler, had
recent guest, her sister, Mrs.
Ca^ ■ Williams and family of
if''"' s- c.
W Shehane, respooler,
guests, Mr. and Mrs.
S. Q Newton of Greenville,
Vi^|, • Myrtle Benton, respooler
Of her brother, Wiley Bryant
^^Untersville, N. C.
Haney, Jr.. son of J. A.
’ eable twister tender, cele-
, his first birthday, Decem-
' Ellease Austin, respooler
C visited in Statesville,
i IN BRIEF
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JOYCE ALDRIDGE, daugh
ter of Twister Tender Harvey
Aldridge, was recently crowned
“Carnival Queen” at Bessemer
City High School. Miss Aldridge,
an eighth grader, was named to
reign through the annual senior
class carnival at the school.
Mr. Luke Alford, twister tender,
and Mrs. Lillian Alford, former
employee, were guests at the 2nd
floor 3rd shift Christmas party,
which was given at Pine Harbor,
Henry Jenkins, yarn check
er, visited his sister, Mrs. Ethel
Rhome, who is seriously ill.
Mrs. Maybelle Keisler, respooler,
is taking her vacation this week.
Miss Betty Newlands, niece of
Overhauler Elmer 1V.“ Paris, was
married at Lutheran Chapel
Church, Saturday night, Decem
ber 19. She was given in marriage
by Mr. Faris.
B. T. Hanna, twister tender,
and Mrs. Ruby Hanna, inspector,
were hosts at a Christmas party
December 19. Among the guests
were William Massey, twister ten
der; Betty Massey, spooler; J. C.
Crisp, twister tender; Judy Crisp,
Sarah Crisp, tie-in hands; William
Rhyne, overhauler; Margie Rhyne,
Wade Walker, and Rosy Walker,
splicer. They exchanged gifts and
SALES YARN TWISTING
Mrs. Flossie Wilson, tie-in hand,
had as holiday guests, her son and
his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wil
son, of Yadkinville, N. C.
Mrs. Myrtle Berryman, reclaim
er, visited her mother, Mrs. George
Starr of Lenora, N. C., during the
Martie Briggs, beamer tender,
enjoyed a week’s vacation at
Christmas, he has been with the
Company for eighteen years.
Denny Dockery of the Armed
Forces, spent the holidays with
his parents, Mrs. Bonnie Dockery,
reclaimer, and Walter Dockery,
Mrs. Bessie Morris, mother of
Mrs. Sara Scruggs, spare hand, is
in the Gaston Memorial Hospital
with a serious illness.
Overseer and Mrs. O. K. Forrest
er are building a new home on
Miss Nell Bolick, winder tender,
has recently been out sick with
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Hinkle
have bought a new ’53 Chevrolet.
Mrs. Maggie Parrish, battery
hand, spent Christmas with her
daughter, Mrs. John Cooper of
Bryson City, N. C.
Mrs. Resbeth Webb, battery
hand, had as holiday guests, her
son and family of Rock Hill, S. C.
and Mr. and Mrs. Grady Padgett
and family of Caroleen, N. C. and
Mrs. Margaret Hambrick, Mil
dred Dodgen and Clara Sudduth,
battery hands, have returned to
work after a four week’s absent.
Mrs. Irene Phillips, weaver, spent
Christmas in Orlando, Fla.
Mrs. Bertie Grant, battery hand,
had as guests during Christmas,
her mother, Mrs. David Wilson and
sister, Mrs. Frankie Hooper and
family of Glenville, N. C,
Mrs. Horace Robinson, battery
hand, has returned home from
Gaston Memorial Hospital and her
condition is considered much
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Smith had
a Christmas dinner with 33 guests
present. All members of the family
were present except a son stationed
Max W. Robinson, United States
Navy, spent the Christmas holi
days with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. George Robinson.
Ronald Brock, his wife and son
of Keesler Field, Biloxi, Miss.,
are spending 15 days with his
father and mother. Mrs. Brock is
employed in the Cloth Room.
Miss Shirley Moore, a nurse at
Mercy Hospital, Charlotte, N. C.,
visited with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Moore during the
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Douglas and
son, David, of Charlotte, N. C.;
Mr. and Mrs. William Douglas of
China Grove; and Mrs. Eva Stock
ton and son, Earl, of Gastonia, had
Christmas dinner with their
mother, Mrs. Annie Douglas,
Charles L. Waldroup, United
States Navy, spent the Christmas
holidays with his wife and daugh
Mrs. Ada Robinson, winder ten
der, gave an attractive birthday
party at her home in honor of her
husband, Harry Robinson. Beauti
ful fall flowers were arranged
throughout the rooms.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Webster and
son, Mike, of Harlington, Texas,
spent the Christmas Holidays with
Mrs. Lillie Mae Rayfield, winder
M/Sgt. Johnny Poarch, brother
of Mrs. Ruth Heafner, winder ten
der, is home from Germany for 30
day’s leave. He has served with the
Army 11 years.
Mrs. Mildred Kelton, winder ten
der, had as guests during the holi
days, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin McMas-
ters of Columbia, Tenn. and Mr.
and Mrs. B. M. Hogan of Green
wood, S. C.
Mrs. Estelle Prince, winder ten
der, spent the holidays with rela
tives in York, S. C.
Miss Edna Earl Shannon of
Flora Macdonald College spent the
holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Shannon, utility man.
Mrs. Bertha Dettmar, warper
tender, visited her brother in Kings
Mountain during the Christmas
Pvt. Austin E. Bridges of Fort
Jackson, S. C., spent Christmas
holidays with his mother, Mrs.
Louise Hutchins, winder tender.
Mrs. Hazel Patterson, winder
tender, and family spent Christ
mas in Georgia.
Mrs. Kelly Hovis, winder tender,
and family visited Mr. and Mrs.
Marshall Brown of Asheville, N.
Miss Norpaa Fletcher, daughter
of Mrs. Bonnie Fletcher, winder
tender, visited in Georgia during
Pvt. Jerald Peeler of Fort Jack
son, S. C., visited his mother, Mrs.
Lucy Morrison, warper tender, dur
Mrs. Betty White and two sons
of Washington, D. C., spent the
week end with her mother, Mrs.
Corene Lewis, winder tender.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Moore of
Washington, D. C., spent the holi
days with Mrs. Moore’s mother,
Mrs. Bonnie Fletcher, winder ten
Packer Paul Caldwell’s daugh
ter has been seriously ill with
Mrs. Louise Esslinger, winder
tender, spent her vacation with her
father, J. J. Sutton and brother.
Junior Sutton of Dillsboro, N. C.
Donald Vaughn, machine tender,
is entering the University of Ten
nessee School of Medicine at Mem
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Register of
Marion, N. C. visited with Mrs.
Jessie McFee, creeler, during
Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Martin of
Baltimore, Maryland, spent Christ
mas with Mrs. Barbara Howe,
Miss Marguerite Styers, Main
Office, and her neice. Miss Becky
Andrews, entertained members of
the Loray Baptist Church Choir at
their home on West Fifth Avenue,
Sunday evening, December 20.
Carols were sung, after which re
freshments were served by Mrs.
H. F. Andrews.
Mrs. Carolyn Sanders, Main
Office, entered the Eye, Ear, and
Nose Hospital in Charlotte, N. C.,
Monday, December 28, for an op
Members of the Payroll Depart
ment welcome Miss Doris Mc-
Cready as its newest addition. Miss
McCready lives with her parents
on Davis Park Road.
Sanitary Foreman A. D. Dill
visited his mother, Mrs. Flora
Brown, of Spartanburg during the
Mrs. Peggy Myers, daughter of
Mrs. Rosa Francum, tool room
clerk, spent Christmas with her
mother. Mrs. Myers is living in
Washington, D. C., and is em
ployed with the National Chamber
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Heilig of
Raleigh and Greensboro were
guests at the annual Shop Christ
mas Party. Mr. Heilig worked as
draftsman in the shop last sum
mer and Mrs. Heilig was a member
of the Office Force. Mr. Heilig
graduated in electrical engineer
ing at N. C. State College and
plans to enter the Air Force as a
C. R. LeCroy and his son, Henry
LeCroy, draftsman, spent the holi
days visiting Mrs. Cecil Amick of
Spartanburg, S. C. Mrs. Amick is
the daughter of the elder Mr. Le
Kenneth Davis of Norcross, Ga.
spent Christmas with his father,
Hoyt Davis, mechanic.
Lathe Operator J. E. Fletcher
and Mrs .Fletcher, Twisting De
partment, visited Mrs. Fletcher’s
father, N. G. Groves of McCall,
S. C., during the holidays.
Pvt. E-2 Jessie H. Robinson,
a doffer before entering service,
is serving in the army somewhere
in the Far East. His address is,
U. S. 53152694, Port D. E. T,
7126, A. U. T. G. 72, APO 87,
c/o Post Master, San Francisco,
Calif. Five members of Private
Robinson’s family are now em
ployed here. They are: his
mother, Mrs. Edith Robinson; a
sister and three brothers—all
work in the Twisting Depart
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Hinkle
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Elizabeth Ann Smith to
Melvin Jenkins. The wedding will
be an event of early spring.
Lathe Operator Marshall Gilbert
and Mr. and Mrs. Willard Stiles,
Syc. Weaving, visited with Miss
Pauline Gilbert during the holi
Lathe Operator T. H. Triplett
and Mrs. Triplett had as guests
during Christmas their children,
Edwin of Winston-Salem, N. C.,
Irene of York, S. C., and Clyde of
Gastonia, N. C.
Mrs. Thurston Gilliam and fami
ly of Albany, Ga., and W. G. Hen
son, Jr., and family of Melborn,
Fla., visited their parents. Plant
Engineer W. G. Henson and Mrs.
Henson during Christmas.
Helper Beauford Lawrence had
as guests his two brothers of New
York City, N. Y.
Assistant Plant Engineer H. A.
Cauthen and Mrs. Cauthen had
as guests during Christmas their
children and grandchildren.
Mrs. Ethel Robinson, wife of
Electrician Horace Robinson, is
improving after an operation at
Gaston Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Frank Gurley, 3rd Shift Su
perintendent, and his wife spent
New Year’s Day in Columbus, Ga.,
and were honor guests at a re
union dinner with all brothers and
sisters present. Mr. and Mrs. Gur
ley went on to Shorter, Ala., to
visit their son, James Gurley who
is physical education instructor
and athletic director at Shorter
The Personnel Department held
its annual Christmas Party De
cember 17, at the Girl’s Club. Each
person brought a guest. Recrea
tion Director Ralph Johnson acted
as master of ceremonies. A de
licious dinner began the festivities
and it ended with the exchanging
of Christmas gifts.