may 10, 1954 fir*0i0n% NEWS PAGE THREE IN BRIEF SPINNING Mrs. Hattie James, spinner, and husband, E. C, James, were week end guests of her mother, Mrs. Mary Sneed of Murphy, N. C. Mrs. Viola Dettmar, spinner, has returned to work after being out due to illness. Mrs. Margaret Truesdale, spin- and husband, John, visited in Martinsville, Va,, recently. Jimmy Johnson, sweeper, enjoy ed a week end at Myrtle Beach, S. C. Grover Head, yarn man, has re turned to work after being out several days. Second Hand and Mrs. R. F. Piercy celebrated their 28th wed ding anniversary recently. Know Your Reporf-er 'jf t' , fell. 11. JAMES BALLEW, section wian, is reporting the news from ^he Carding Department on the fi^st shift. Mr. Ballew, who lives p't 1119 West 4th street, is active many phases of the athletic and recreational program here. He plays on the bowling, shuffle- and billiards teams in his department. His wife, Mrs. Grace allew, is employed in the Spool- I^epartment. carding .^Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rape, Card- y ^ and Quality Control, respec- guests, April 18, and Victor Loving fam'i Calvin Loving and and\^’ Louise Pate and sons, ^ainii Mrs. J. P. Dover and Jones, card grinder, visited her sister of Oak- ^^d, Calif. Mr. few ^ ^ and Mrs. Grady Davis spent ^isit’^ in Cleveland County ^^vis' parents. Mr. Mv. intermediate tender, as g MJ’s- N. L. Harris had ]\Ij. Easter holidays, of N. Nolen and Max ^ Mrs. Harris is tei-,i 1 Harris and her daugh- tis ij, talked to Joe Bud Har- tioned recently. Joe is sta- 1p„ Korea but was in Japan When he called. Wa Owens, winder ten- dintiev r with a birthday and fri'e^^J^^’ Siven by her fami- helpe^jf Summitt , warper M ^ recent week-end Son Mrs. Robert Wright spring ’ of Green Cove to Wright is a Summitt. J. C. Westbrooks, fixer, spent a week end fishing at Myrtle Beach, S. C., recently. Mrs. Hazel Hice, warper tender, spent a week end recently visiting her brother, of Andrews, N. C. Mrs. Sarah Bentley, spooler ten der, had as recent guests, her son, Bruce and his wife of Manchester, N. H. Mrs. Mildred Gobel, spooler ten der, and family visited her sister- in-law, Mrs. Casey Crump and family of Hickory, N. C. Eugene Davis and family of Union, S. C., spent a few days with his mother, Mrs. Mary New ton, spooler tender, recently. Mrs. Mae Smith, spooler tender, and family visited her daughter, Mrs. Arnold Tipton of Bryson City, N. C., recently. Mrs. Frances Player, winder ten der, and husband, R. L. Player, weaver, attended a birthday din ner, April 22 in Rutherfordton, N. C., in honor of Mrs. Player’s sisters, Mrs. J. S. White and Mrs. Corrie Stafford. Mrs. Gertrude Hampton, warper tender, has been out of work due to illness. Mrs. Glenda Tolbert, creeler hand, and husband, Howard visit ed Mrs. Tolbert’s sister, Mrs, Ruth Dilling of Asheville, N. C., recent- ly- Mrs, Sara Nichols, warper ten der, and Mrs. Jake Lineberger gave a surprise birthday party for their husbands, April 24. Mrs. Hattie Anthony, warper tender, and family spent a Sunday recently, sight-seeing at Chimney Rock, N. C. Mrs. Donnie Crawford, spooler tender, and husband, Fred, spent the week end of April 24 at Lake James, They reported a nice time but not very much success at fish ing, Mr. Lawrence Price of Clyde, N. C., visited his son, Norman Price, creeler hand, and his daugh ters, Mrs. Buster Styles and Mrs. Troy Styles, all of Gastonia. TWISTING Second Hand Wade Stiles spent a week recently in Murphy, N. C,, visiting relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs, Carl Whitesides spent the week end of April 24 at Myrtle Beach, S. C, Mrs, White sides is a respooler. Mr, and Mrs. Heschel Welch and Mrs. Bertha Dodgen, respooler, spent the week end of April 24 in McColl, S. C., visiting Mrs. E. J. Tyler, mother of Mrs. Dodgen and Mrs. Welch. Mr, and Mrs. Lawrence Stiles visited Mr, and Mrs, Y. L, Perry of Kannapolis, N. C., April 24. Mrs. Stiles is a respooler. Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Aldridge, Twisting and Quality Control, re spectively, had as week-end guests, April 24, the latter’s mother and brother, Mrs. A. F. Stone and L, F, Stone of Monks Corner, S. C. Mrs. Evelyn Hughes, respooler, has returned home after a confine ment at Gaston Memorial Hospital. Ov-erseer and Mrs. Hobert Al dridge and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clark visited Mrs. Hobert Aldridge, Jr., and baby of Macon, Ga., re cently. Mrs. Eva Plyler, respooler, had as guests, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Rarie of Marshville, N, C,, April 25, Mr, and Mrs. Tommy Gibson spent their vacation in Atlanta, Ga., with Mr. Gibson’s sister. Mr. Gibson is a twister tender. California Mayor Greets Servicemen Mrs. Annie Carson, splicer, spent a few days with her daughter, Isobel, who recently underwent surgery, at Erskine College, TWO SERVICEMEN from the Gastonia area figured in a recent “Key to the City” presentation in Pittsburgh, Calif, Claude Connor and Max Robinson stand beside the mayor of the city, fourth from left, as he presents them and the officers and men of the U. S. S. Mt, Baker the keys to the city of Pittsburgh. Two of the ship’s officers stand at left. Mr. Robinson is the son of George Robinson, Carding Department; Mr. Connor is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie R. Connor who live on the Bessemer City Road. Miss Frances Brockman, daugh ter of Edd Brockman, twister ten der, went on a tour to Atlanta, Ga,, with the Central College Choir. Mrs. Cordie Hardin, respooler, and relatives, attended a birthday dinner given in honor of her uncle, Edgar Smith of Rutherfordton, N. C. Mrs. Lillian Alford, wife of Luther Alford, twister tender, has been at patient at Gaston Memorial Hospital. She has returned to her home and is getting along nicely. James Piercy, second hand, and Mrs, Gatha Piercy, respooler, visit ed Mr. Piercy’s father in Granite Falls, N. C., April 25. W. R, Poston, twister tender, and wife spent Easter with Mr, and Mrs, C, H. Peck of Shelby, N. C. Mrs, Catherine Fletcher, tie in hand, and Mrs. Hazel Foy, tie in hand, spent Friday afternoon, April 23, fishing at the Fletchers’ cabin on Crowders’ Creek. Pvt. Joe D. Faris, son of Elmer F aris, twister overhauler, is now serving in Karlsruhr, Germany, where he arrived three weeks ago. He expects to be overseas for 26 months. He would like to hear from his friends. His address is: Pvt. Joe D, Faris, R. A, 14500570, Hq, Btry. 529 F, A. Bn Co. B. S. R,, APO 164, c/o P. M., New York, N. Y. James Moore, TJ. S. Navy, son of Mrs. Emma Moore, respooler, is home on a 20-day furlough after spending 20 months in Guam, Mrs. Lelia Shehane, reclaimer, and family spent Easter in Green ville, S. C., with Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Newton. Mrs. Myrtle Benton, reclaimer, had as visitors recently, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Sellers, of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs, Carol Dunnigan of Fletcher, N, C,, visited Mr, and Mrs, Joe Gilreath, Easter Sunday. Mr, Gil- reath is a tape man. Aldon Hass, tape man, has re turned home from a New York Hospital after undergoing surgery. Luther Blalock, section man, is doing fine after an operation at Garrison General Hospital. Morris Derreberry, twister ten der, spent April 24 and 25 in Mur phy, N. C,, with his father Wiley Derreberry, Mr, and Mrs, Bessie Reep of Newport News, Va,, visited Mrs. Ruth Bolick, tie in hand, over the holidays. A/3C Clarence E. Robinson of Scott Air Force Base, Inn,, recent ly spent a few days with his mother, Mrs. Edith Robinson, re claimer, Mrs. Ruth McCreight, reclaimer, had as recent guests, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McCreight of Cleve land, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. W. A, Johnson, Jr., and son of Wheaton, Md., visited Mr. and Mrs. W. A, Johnson, Sr,, Spinning and Weaving Depart ments, respectively. Mrs. Elsie McCraine of Wheaton, Md., visited Mrs, Corrie Johnson, reclaimer, recently. WEAVING Pfc. Howard Railey of Fort Bragg spent a furlough with his wife, Mrs. Suphronia Railey, splic er. Mrs. Annie Myers, splicer, had as recent guests, Mr. and Mrs. Lake Ledford of Oakland, Tenn. Mrs. Betty Martin, battery hand, had as recent guests, friends of hers from Erwin, N. C. Mrs. Pauline Moone, battery hand, spent the Easter holidays with her daughter, Shirley, who is a student at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte, N. C. Mrs, Pearl Chastain, battery hand, had as guests recently, her brother and family of Walhalla, S. C. Mrs. Ella Ruff, change hand, spent two weeks visiting friends in Texas and sight-seeing in Mexico. Mrs. Sarah Davis, battery hand, had as week-end guests, her bro ther, George Forrester and family of Gainsville, Ga. Mrs. Evelyn Barrett, battery hand, and family spent a few days visiting in Western North Caro lina. Sgt. John Dee Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mathis, has re turned from the Philippine Islands after spending 18 months there. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith of Atlanta, Ga,, spent a week end with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Davis, Cord Weaving. Mrs, Smith is a sister of Mrs. Davis. Mrs, Rachel Dugan, tie in hand, has returned to work after being out due to illness. Miss Mabel Stroup, daughter of Mrs. Pauline Stroup, splicer, visit ed for a week in Washington, D, C, Mrs. Lois Nolen, splicer, and family spent Easter Sunday visit ing her sister, Mrs, C, Y. Dalton, of Belmont, N. C. WINDING Ronald Atkinson, son of Mrs. Dorcas Atkinson, yarn packer, celebrated his first birthday, April 14. Miss Bertha Dettmar, winder tender, visited Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wells of Kings Mountain, N. C. Mrs. Estelle Prince, winder ten der, visited Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wells of Kings Mountain, N. C. Mrs. Estelle Prince, winder ten der, spent Easter Sunday with her sister, Mrs. Marie Tart of York, S. C. Mrs. Ada Robinson, winder ten der, and family visited her parents, Mr, and Mrs. L. M, Stiles, recently. They also toured the Great Smokey Mountains. Miss Edna Shannon, daughter of Earl Shannon, yarn man, will enter summer school at Boone, N. C., this summer. Miss Shannon is a student at Flora Macdonald. Mrs. Ruth Hill, winder tender, had as week-end guest, Mrs, G. A. Lowe of Mt. Holly, N. C, Mrs. Viola McCurry, winder ten der, has been on leave due to the illness of her daughter, Caro lyn. Mrs. Mary Ervin, winder tender, spent a week end visiting with Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Gallimore in Lex ington, N, C. Mrs .Ruby Moore, winder tender, and son, Mike, spent a week end in Albermarle, N. C., visiting with her parents, Mr, and Mrs, A, L, Ledbetter, Billy Nolen, son of Mrs. Hazel Nolen, winder tender, has been a patient at Gaston Memorial Hos pital. Dan Webb and family of Camden, S. C,, spent the week end with his parents, Mr, and Mrs. O. C. Webb. Mrs. Webb is a battery hand. Roy Seymour, husband of Mrs. Audrey Seymour, weaver, has been in the hospital with pneumonia and their daughter, Carolyn, has just undergone a tonsilectomy. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Derreberry and Mr. and Mrs, Vincent Queen spent the week end in Marble, N. C, Mrs. Oleen Weaver, Weaving De partment, spent the week end of April 4, visiting in Lula, Ga. and Atlanta, Ga, Mrs. John Capps of Bryson City spent the week end of April 4 with her mother, Mrs. Maggie Par rish, battery hand. Miss Nina Milton, smash hand, spent Sunday, April 25th in Win ston-Salem, N. C., visiting her sister, Mrs. L. 0, Lynn, Mrs. Elsie Nash, battery hand, has returned to work after being out due to illness, Mrs. Irene Phillips, smash hand, had as week-end guests, April 18, her sister, Mrs. S. C. Hewitte of Shelby, N, C, CLOTH ROOM Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Barton, Cloth Room, and family attended the Beckham Reunion at Spring Park in South Carolina. Mr. Lloyd Robinson of Cleveland, Tenn,, spent the week end with his uncle, George Robinson, Carding Department, Pvt. Earl Moses, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Moses, Cloth Room, (Continued on Page 4)

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