JULY 25, 1954
News In Brief
(Continued From Page 7)
spooler, spent their vacation sight
seeing at Myrtle Beach, S. C.,
Bryson City, N. C., Shenandoah
Valley, Va,, and Washington, D. C.
Twister Tender John Cothern
and his wife, Mrs. Stella Cothern,
respooler, and family spent several
days in Franklin, N. C.
Doffer Fred Halloway and
family spent their vacation in
Murphy, N. C., visiting relatives
Twister Tender Arvel Greene
motored to Leesburg, Fla., for his
Fixer .John Reeves, his wife and
daughter were called to Franklin,
N. C., recently due to the illness
of Mrs. Reeves’ mother.
Mrs. Esther Hass, wife of Tape
Man Alden Hass, has returned to
her home after being a patient in
Gaston Memorial Hospital for
Tape man C. W. Wood and fami
ly spent their vacation in Clayton,
Ga,, with Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Wil
Fixer Zeb Bradley and family
spent two weeks at their home in
Franklin, N. C.
Mrs. Ruth McCreight, reclaimer,
spent her vacation with her son
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest McCreight of Cleveland,
Doffer Coy Brewer and his wife,
Mrs. Sallie Brewer, respooler, visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Miller of
Leesburg, Fla., and also Mrs. C.
L, Brewer of Toccoa, Ga.
Fix«r Julius Hodge and his
wife, Mrs. Naomi Hodge, reclaim
er, and their children spent their
vacation at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
W. A. Johnson, Sr., head chang
er, Mrs. Corrie Johnson, reclaim
er, and their two sons spent theii
vacation in Wheaton, Md., with
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Johnson, Jr.
Lee Johnson, son of Mrs. Corrie
Johnson, reclaimer, spent two
weeks training in the Navy Reserve
at Bainbridge, Md.
Youthful Memory Experts
Dealva Jacobs, inspector, spent
the week end of June 13th in Ma
con, Ga., visiting friends and rela
tives. While there, she attended the
wedding of her cousin.
THESE YOUNGSTERS, members of the Baptist Training
Unions of the Loray and East Baptist Churches, have made a clean
sweep in the annual statewide BTU memory work contest. They
made perfect recitations of a prescribed list of 51 scripture verses in
cTiurch, district, association, regional, and finally state level
competition. In the picture, first row left to right: James Givens,
son of Ernest Givens (Shop), Neal Tate, son of Chester Tate (Twist
ing), and Eddie Givens, son of Joe Givens (Twisting). Second row:
Jane Francum, daughter of Mrs. Rosie Francum (Shop), Ruby
Givens, daughter of Ernest Givens (Shop), Gail McCoig, daughter
of Mrs. Ruby McCoig( Winding), and Dorothy Givens, daughter of
Joe Givens (Twisting).
Mrs. Eva Henson and J. A. Wal
drop are new employees in the
Mrs. May Rhyne, inspector,
spent her vacation in the eastern
part of North Carolina and Nash
Mrs. Eulalia Brock, inspector,
spent her vacation in the moun
Mrs. Irene Barton, inspector,
spent her vacation at Myrtle
Beach, S. C.
Mrs. Bonnie Moses, inspector,
spent her vacation with her mother
in Asheville, N. C.
Mrs. Nell Robinson, Cloth Room,
spent her vacation in Western
North Carolina going especially
to see the drama, “Unto These
Mrs. Mildred McLeymore, inspec
tor, spent several days in Athens,
Baler Jack Morris spent several
days in Gainsville, Ga., visiting
his father and sister. They return
ed to Gastonia to stay several days
with Mr. Morris.
Baler Howard Massey spent his
vacation in Atlanta, Ga.
The employees of the Cloth De
partment are sorry to hear that
Robert Hall, father of William
Hall, baler, recently suffered a
Hobert Rogers and family spent
their vacation in Panama City,
Davey Dill, Cloth Room, and
friends spent one week at Folly
Beach, S. C.
Section Man Gordon Wilson and
his wife spent several days at
Myrtle Beach, S. C., and also in
Sumter, S. C.
Joel Jordan spent his vacation
in Nashville, Tenn.
Alvin Ledford, Cloth Depart
ment, and family spent their vaca
tion in Jacksonville, Fla.
Plumber Horace Hughes attend
ed the Veterans of Foreign Wars
State Convention held in Ashe
ville, N. C., June 12.
Lathe Operator John E. Fletcher
and wife spent a week of their
vacation at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Oiler Scott McCarter and Mrs.
McCarter had as guests, the lat-
ter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil
Hastings and also their daughter
of Quincy, 111.
Electrician Helper Bobby M.
Chavis and Mrs. Chavis visited the
latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
J. Barnett in Owensboro, Ky.
Millwright Fred Rockett visited
friends in Western North Carolina
and also Tennessee.
Miss Jane Francum, daughter of
Mrs. Rosie Francum, tool room
clerk, spent the week of June 19
in Memphis, Tenn., visiting her
aunt and uncle, Mr, and Mrs. C. L.
Roberts, Jr. Miss Francum was
accompanied home by her grand
mother, Mrs. F. M. Francum, Sr.
Benchman Jetter Patterson, his
wife, and daughter spent their va
cation in Dalton, Ga., visiting rela
tives and friends.
Carpenter George Foy, his wife,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boyd and son
spent their vacation at Daytona
Beach, Clear Water and Orlando,
Carpenter Jim Burdette and his
wife visited the foi’mer’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. M, Burdette of
Millwright Rudolph Calhoun, his
wife, and children visited Mr. and
Mrs. Swayne Forrester in Lula,
Supply Room Foreman Robert
Spencer, his wife, and children
spent their vacation in Linville,
N. C. They also visited Rev. Mar
lowe Stroupe who has accepted
pastorage at Fairview Baptist
Church in Fairview, N, C. Rev.
Stroupe was a former Firestone
Supply Room Clerk Maford San
ders, his wife and son spent their
vacation visiting the former’s par
ents, Mr, and Mrs, D, C, Sanders
of Blackwater, Va,
Roller Shop Foreman Paul Wal
ker and his wife spent one week of
vacation as guests of Mr, and Mrs,
Johnny Walker and family in
Pageland, S, C.
Mrs, Margaret Hambrick, wife
of Roller Shop Helper Charles
Hambrick, has returned to her
home after having been a patient
at Gaston Memorial Hospital,
Shop Sweeper Frank Montgom
ery and his brother, Clarence, of
Baltimore, Md., visited the form
er’s daughter. Miss Cora Lee Mont
gomery, in New York.
Fork Truck Driver Mason Rain
ey, Jr., spent his vacation at Sea
View Beach, Va,
George Jackson, Shipping De
partment, his wife, mother, and
father spent their vacation in the
Blue Ridge Mountains, They also
motored to Camden, S, C., to at
tend the funeral of a former pas
tor, Rev, Tillmon,
Mrs, Tracy Moore, wife of Fork
Truck Driver Tracy Moore, has re
turned to her home from Colum
bus, Ohio, where she visited rela
Ruth Allison, Opening Room,
visited friends in Wilmington, N,
C., Columbia and Charleston, S, C.
Fork Truck Driver Tracy Moore
and family spent the week end
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John W, Moore in Hickory Groves,
Laborer Earl Floyd attended the
Church School Convention of the
Lincoln District on July 7, 8, and
9, in Henrietta, N, C,
Cotton Trucker Albert Meeks
and his wife attended homecoming
at Gethsemane Baptist Church re
cently, Mr. Meeks’ sister, Mrs,
James Harden of Charlotte, N, C.,
also attended the homecoming,
C. E. Moss, assistant to the
superintendent, went deep sea fish
ing at South Port, N, C,, with his
sons, Dan and Eddie. They had
W. A. Rhyne, assistant to the
superintendent, attended the Army
Reserve School at*Ft. Leavenworth,
Llew Adams vacationed at Myr
tle Beach, S, C.
Main Office employees visited
various places during vacation as
Mrs. Frances Douth, Moran,
Kansas and Monte Vista, Col. , , .
Mrs. Novella James, Camp Fire
stone and North Carolina moun
tains, , . , Mrs, Louise Ward, Camp
Firestone, , , , Miss Doris McCrea-
dy, Myrtle Beach, S, C, and Chim
ney Rock, , , , Mrs. Margie Hill,
Cherry Grove Beach and Wash
ington, D, C Miss Edith
Lewis, Myrtle Beach, S. C. , . .
Mrs. Cornelia McArver, Kinston,
N, C, , , , Miss Betty Moss,
Myrtle Beach, . , . Miss Delor-es
Turner, Washington, D. C., and
Cherry Grove Beach. . , , Mrs.
Carolyn Sanders, Daytona Beach,
Fla. . , , Mr. and Mrs. Tommy
Tompkins, Daytona Beach, Fla, . .
Mrs. Jean Alexander, Fayetteville,
Ark, , , , Mrs. Mildred Mack, Kure
Beach, , , . Mrs. Christine Clark,
Camp Firestone and North Caro
lina mountains, . . , Walter Wat-
terson, Myrtle Beach. . , , Miss
Marguerite Styers, Charleston,
S, C, . , , Mrs. Polly Harbin, Fon
tana Dam, Franklin, N, C, , , .
Mrs. Mozelle Brockman, Myrtle
Beach, S, C., Oak Ridge, Tenn,,
and Camp Firestone.
MISSES Beatrice Bradshaw
and Barbara Abernathy of the
Industrial Relations Department
strike a vacation pose at Ma-
rineland, Fla. The two attractive
typists spent their vacations at
Daytona Beach, stopping long
enough at world famed Marine-
land for this snapshot and a
glimpse at Marineland’s collec
tion of fish and other ocean
Miss Carrie Margaret Ferguson,
daughter of Plant Officer Charlie
Ferguson, underwent an appendec
tomy at Gaston Memorial Hospital,
Safety Director L. B. McAbee
and family moved into their new
six-room home located on Home
The employees of the Personnel
Department spent their vacations
at various places, listed as follows:
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cooper and
family. Camp Firestone. , , , Mr.
and Mrs. Tommy Grant and son,
New Jersey and New York. . , •
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Spencer, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Pence, and James
Moss, Myrtle Beach, S, C. , , •
Misses Barbara Abernathy and
Beatrice Bradshaw, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Johnson and son, Daytona
Beach, Fla, , , , Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Kilby, Gatlinburg and
Knoxville, Tenn. , , , Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Ferguson and family,
toured the Eastern Coast,
‘’Voice Of Firestone’
Gan Be Heard Over
WGNC and WAYS
The “Voice of Firestone” can be
heard locally over station WGNC
AM & FM on Monday nights at
8:30, It can also be heard over
station WAYS (610 kc,) located in
Charlotte, There is no television
coverage in this area at present,
but efforts ai’e being made to
correct that situation. The pro
gram, originating in New York,
is now being broadcast and tele
vised by the American Broad
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