may 25, 1954
Mr, and Mrs. George Dill, weav
er and roving hauler, respectively,
recently visited relatives of Greer,
Roscoe Westmoreland, card ten
der, and family visited relatives of
Commerce, Ga., the week end of
Mr, and Mrs. Dennis Curtis of
Greensboro, N, C., visited Mr. and
Mrs. Leon Dawkins, fixer and
drawing tender, respectively, the
week end of May 8.
Mrs. Nina Peters visited rela
tives of Knoxville, Tenn., during
the week end of May 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Mason Strickland,
card tender and spinner, respective
ly. and daughter, Janette, visited
Cannon, Ga., recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rape, second
hand and inspector, respectively,
Visited their son, Bobby, who is a
student at Carlyle Military School
^t Bamberg, S. C.
Earnest Bentley, speeder tender,
took a Week’s vacation recently,
Mr, and Mrs. Furman Mason,
hauler and roving reclaimer,
Respectively, motored to Winston-
^lem, N. C., recently.
Pvt, Bill Caskey, son of Alfred
askey, section man, spent a fur-
ough at home after a tour of duty
^ England. He is now stationed at
^ort Bragg, N, C,
James Gilbert, card stripper, and
amily recently visited his mother
Murphy, N, C.
Willie Gobel, spinner, has re-
^rned to work after spending sev-
®^al days in the hospital.
Mrs. L. M. Guffey, mother of
Maude Johnson, spinner, had
^ guests recently, Mr. and Mrs.
enry Howard and Mr. and Mrs.
J^ienn Guffey of Rock Hill, S. C.;
Mrs. W. E. McGuinn, Jr., and
‘Children of Chester, S. C.; and Mr.
^^d^Mrs, Claude Guffey of York,
Mrs. Dell Morgan, spinner, spent
^eek end recently visiting friends
relatives of Winnsboro, S. C.
ulius Rogers, son of Mr, and
Hobert Rogers (Spinning De-
^artrnent), has been promoted to
superintendent of a chem-
in Kingsport, Tenn,, ac-
to word received by his
^^rei^ts. He is a graduate of the
first of North Carolina. His
ical Kingsport was as chem-
jjjo^^^chnician in 1951. His pro-
^as been rapid from tech-
shift foreman, and
^s present assignment,
J’err fishing at Snead’s
SinitL . Currie Beach. Mr,
spejjt Q. Jr., twister tender,
Mony,. y^day, April 4 in Rocky
®Pent^' Stevens, respooler,
Oa end in Mayesville,
hatid V, Richardson, tie-in-
returned to her home
5°^^i*^ement at the Baptist
Joh/q Winston-Salem, N. C.
ab beam hanger, has
^-ess_ from work due to ill-
gUest^ twister tender, had
^^stevv, \^®^ently, relatives from
operator P. P. Barrett
arrett visited Mr. and
Mrs. R. F. Piercy of Henrietta,
N, C., recently. Mrs. Piercy is the
mother of Mrs. Barrett.
John R, Bridges, machine opera
tor, entered Gaston Memorial Hos
pital on May 10,
Mrs, Barbara How«, creeler hand,
and family had as guests over the
week end of May 9, Mr. and Mrs,
John Edwards of Lucia, N. C.
Mrs. Dorothy Watson, winder
tender, vacationed during the week
of May 2,
Vases Act As Reminder
MISS MARGIE VAUGHN,
daughter of Mrs. Martha
Vaughn, respooler, has a collec
tion of vases similiar to the one
she holds above. A collector since
early childhood, she identifies
events in her life in many in
stances with vases which she
acquired at or near the time of
the events. Miss Vaughn lives
with her mother and brother,
Paul (Twisting), at 609 South
College Street, Dallas, N. C.
Mrs. Eva Lee Barker, winder
tender, is back at work after an
illness of 6 weeks.
Miss Carolyn Huffman and her
school class camped at Camp York,
Kings Mountain Battleground,
from May 12 to 14. Carolyn is the
daughter of Mrs. Francis Hufftnan,
Tommy Van Dyke, son of Rosetta
Van Dyke, battery hand, has re
cently undergone a tonsilectomy.
Mrs. Vauda Clark, draw in hand,
and husband, Ronald, visited her
parents, Mr, and Mrs, G. W. Mc-
Elrath, of Asheville, N. C., Sunday,
Mrs. Helen Seay, weaver and
husband, Robert, spent a week
fishing at Carolina Beach. While
vacationing Mr, Seay suffered a
serious eye injury. He is recovering
from an operation on his eye.
Mrs. Irene Adams, battery hand,
has been absent from work due to
Mrs. Margaret Parrish, battery
hand, spent the day of May 16
visiting her sister of Morganton,
Mrs. Elsie Nash, battery hand,
has been absent from work due to
Miss Nina Milton, battery hand,
spent Sunday, May 16, with her
sister, Mrs. T. A. Lynn who has
been a patient at Winston-Salem
Mrs. Margaret Whitener, splicer,
has been elected President of Rob
inson Parent-Teachers Association
A/3c Bill Whitener is spending
a 10-day leave with his parents,
Mrs. Margaret Whitener, splicer
and Mr. Whitener, third shift
Mrs. Mattie McCann, tie-in-hand
and husband, John; Miss Marga-
rette Styers, Main Office; and Mrs.
Madge Andrews visited the Eliza
beth Baptist Church in Shelby to
place flowers on relatives’ graves,
Mrs. Helen Williams, tie in hand,
and husband, Lee, visited in Old
Fort and Mount Mitchell, Sunday,
Cpl, Roy Auten of Denison,
Texas, spent a few days with his
sister, Mrs. Rosie Walker, splicer.
A/2C Lantia Passmore is spend
ing a 20-day Jeave with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Passmore,
Shop and Cord Weaving, respec
Second hand Jack Moore was
called to Franklin, N. C., due to the
death of his uncle, Frank Mc
Miss Betty Jane Nichols, daugh
ter of Mrs. Etheleen Nichols, burl-
er, recently visited Washington,
D, C,, with her eighth grade class
of Myrtle School.
Mrs. Ralph Fulbright and Mrs.
Milton Nichols honored their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs, R, L, Jenkins
with a dinner on Mother’s Day.
Mrs, George Robinson, inspector,
had as a week-end guest, her sis
ter, Mrs. Artie McConnell of An
drews, N. C.
Mr, and Mrs. Jack Morris, Cloth
Room, spent a few days in Gains-
ville, Ga., visiting Mr. Morris’
Mrs. Carol Jean Moore arrived
from San Diego, Calif., recently
where she had been living. Her
husband is in the Navy and is sta
tioned there. He is the son of Jack
Moore, Cloth Room.
Inspector Charlie Hipps and wife
had as recent guests, Mrs. Hipps’
father, M. F. Stamey and brother,
0. E. Stamey and family.
Inspector Charlie Hipps and Mrs.
Hipps attended the funeral of Will
Burnett of Mount Holly, Wednes
day, May 5. Mr. Burnett was a
cousin of Mrs. Hipps.
Jamjes Barker, carpenter, and
member of the Naval Air Force
Reserves has returned from a two-
week tour of active duty. Opera
tions were at Cecil Field, Fla.,
with training runs in gunnery and
Johnnie Mitchell, carpenter, wife
and baby, visited Mr. Mitchell’s
mother in South Carolina, Mother’s
Plant Engineer W. G. Henson
and Mrs, Henson visited relatives
in Hartsville, S, C., Mother’s Day.
Richard Chastain, millwright,
spent Easter at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Carpenter T. W. Turner has re
turned to work after a confinement
at Duke Hospital in Durham, N. C,
Mrs, Gladys Pearson, wife of
Electrician Ray Pearson, and son,
Richard, spent two weeks in Al
bany, Ga., with Mr. and Mrs. Thur
ston Gilliam. The latter being a
sister of Mrs. Pearson.
Lathe Operator Cramer Little
was winner of five silver dollars
during a recent soft drink pro
Ralph Dalton, benchman, won
first place in a Slogan Contest
sponsored by a local merchant.
Miss Phoebe Pearson, Shop Of
fice, had as guest recently, her sis
ter, Mrs. Jean Ledford and son,
Bruce, of Washington, D. C.
High School And College Graduating
Employees' Sons & Daughters Listed
MISS EVELYN CHAMBERS,
above, daughter of Mr. and Mrs,
Otho Chambers (weaving and
twisting, respectively), gradu
ates from Queens College in
Charlotte in June, She plans to
teach school in Gastonia this
EVON M c N A I R, son of
Frazier McNair of the Opening
Room, graduates from Shaw
University in June. A major in
biology and scholastic leader,
Mr, McNair plans to enter medi
cal school this fall.
Assistant Plant Engineer Hazel
Cauthen and Mrs. Cauthen visited
relatives in Lancaster, S. C., Sun
day, May 9.
Howard Moore, mechanist, Don
ald Hoyle, welder, and Troy Jones,
tinsmith, recently fished along the
banks of South Fork River. Mr.
Jones caught a 24-inch carp.
Miss Helen Spencer, Main Office,
has been elected Chairman of the
Music Department of the Gastonia
Woman’s Club for the year begin
ning September, 1954. The club
will resume their meetings in Sep
The Payroll Department, Main
Office, had a weiner roast Monday,
May 17, at Rankin Lake. Thirteen
members of the department were
present. Invited guests were Misses
Margie Cosey (Main Office), Mary
Julia McArver, June Boyd, Janet
Stamey, and Janet Sue McCarter.
Sgt. Jerry Turner of Andrews
Air Force Base at Washington,
D. C., his wife, the former Miss
Gretchen Rector and their son,
Rickey, arrived in Gastonia, April
18 for a visit with Delores Turner,
Main Office, and Mr. and Mrs. W.
R. Turner at their home on S.
PLANT reporters have listed the
following sons and daughters of
employees as members of 1954
graduating classes of high schools
and colleges. The survey for such
names will continue and such addi
tional listings as can be obtained
will appear in the next issue.
Graduating students are grouped
below under the department in
which one or both parents work.
Sales Yarn Twisting: Geraldine
Bradshaw, Gastonia High School,
Mrs. Elmina Bradshaw.
Superintendent’s Office: Therese
Galligan, Sacred Heart Junior Col
lege, Superintendent Francis Galli
Plastic Dip: Betty Bradley, Gas-
stonia High School, Mrs. Jennie
Bradley, A. C, Bradley (Refresh
Cloth Room: Marie Ellen Moses,
Gastonia High School, Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Moses; Jerry Flor
ence Barton, Gastonia High School,
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Barton.
SYC Weaving: Carl Stewart, Jr.,
Gastonia High School, Mr. and
Mrs. C. J. Stewart; Gladys Ham
rick, Gastonia High School, Mrs.
Earlene Gordon; Glenna Hamrick,
Gastonia High School, Mrs. Ear
lene Gordon; Martha McClellan,
Bessemer City High School, Mrs.
Cord Weaving: Wallace Honey
cutt, Brevard Junior College, Mr.
Worth Honeycutt; Evelyn Cham
bers, Queen’s College, Mr. and Mrs.
Otho Chambers; Colin Beaver, Gas
tonia High School, Mr. and Mrs.
Bob Beaver; Mabel Stroup, Tryon
High School, Mrs. Pauline Stroup;
Isobel Carson, Erskine College,
Mrs. Annie Carson; Mitchell Mc
Clure, Dallas High School, Mrs.
Winding: George Lester Man-
tooth, Gastonia High School, Mrs.
Seattle Mantooth; Betty Sue
Prince, Gastonia High School, Mrs.
Spinning: Jimmy Guffey, Gas
tonia High School, Mrs. Maude
Johnson; Viola Broome, Gastonia
High School, Mr. and Mrs. W, T,
Broome; J. B. Valentine, Jr., Gas
tonia High School, Mr, and Mrs.
J. B. Valentine; Carol Ruth Alex-
andera, Gastonia High School, Mr,
and Mrs. Walter Alexandrea.
Carding: Ruth A. Davis,
Women’s College of University of
N. C., Mr. and Mrs. Grady Davis;
Betty Francis Bradshaw, Gastonia
High School, Mr. and Mrs. Coy T.
Bradshaw; Danny Dill, Gastonia
High School, Mr. and Mrs. George
Twisting: Billy Gene Price, Gas
tonia High School, Mrs. Estell
Price; Mary Rose Foy, Gastonia
High School, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Foy;
Barbara Mitchell, Gastonia High
School, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mitch
ell; Jo Ann Johnson, Wesleyan
Methodist Jr. College, Mr. and Mrs.
W. A, Johnson; Lee Alexander
Johnson, Gastonia High Scrool, Mr.
and Mrs. W, A, Johnson.
The Bookkeeping class of Gas
tonia High School, of which Miss
Jaqueline Cooper is one of 82
members, won second place in the
Business Education World’s 17th
Annual International Bookkeeping
Contest. Miss Cooper is the daugh
ter of J. M. Cooper, Time Study