AUGUST 10, 1954
Mrs. Roxie Shultz, spinner, had
as guests, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hooper
and their daughter of Cleveland,
Ohio. Mr, and Mrs. George Shultz
and their daughter of Baltimore,
Md., are spending two weeks with
Mrs, Essie Russell, spinner, and
family spent three weeks visiting
the former’s father, C. C. Aldridge
of Englewood, Tenn.
Mrs, Eva Matthews, spinner,
celebrated her birthday on July 26.
Faye and Cecil Matthews, child
ren of Doffer Howard Matthews
and Mrs, Matthews, spinner, have
been sick but are showing much
Edna Jackson celebrated her
birthday on July 30.
Regina Passmore of Mills Home
in Thomasville, N. C., was a re-
cent guest of Little Miss Jeanette
Bolick, daughter of Mrs, Bennie
Doffer Willie Broome and Mrs,
Broome, spinner, with their family
spent the week end at Camp Fire
Doffer Doyle Faile, Mrs, Doyle
^aile, and Mrs. Bill Westmoreland
spent a recent week end at Windy
Hill Beach, S, C,
Cpl, Mason C, Alexander, brother
of Doffer Walter Alexander, has
been discharged from the Army,
^Pl. Alexander spent one and one-
balf years in Korea.
Head Changer W. A. Johnson is
spending a week with his mother,
Mrs. W. L. Johnson in Chester,
Mrs. Neddie Ward, spooler ten-
and family visited relatives in
^ainsville, Ga., during vacation
Mrs. Vestie Dill, spooler tender,
^^d family spent a week recently
a fishing trip in Murphy, N, C.
Mrs, Mary Newton, spooler ten-
spent a week of her vacation
visiting relatives of Union, S, C,
Mrs, Mae Smith, spooler tender,
and family spent their vacation
j^isiting her brother, Albert Wink-
of Cleveland, Ga,
C.P.o. Roy Lee Nichols, brother
® Second Hand Milton Nichols,
ad a month-long visit with rela-
in Gastonia, Chief Petty Offi-
Nichols has been in the Navy
^ years and is stationed at Santa
^iss Maxine Cline, spooler ten-
and her father, J. M. Cline
^sited in Dallas, Texas, during her
^ ^rs. Chloe McDaniel, spooler
and family along with Mr.
tio Richard Spencer vaca-
at Daytona Beach and Sil-
Wiggins, son of Mrs,
Burger, reclaimer, joined
stg.. two weeks ago and is
^^ned at Fort Jackson, S. C,
Frances Player, winder
et husband, Rochel Play-
®Pent Weaving Department,
souyij^^ ^®elc recently in Hender-
tenjj ’ Lou Acuff, winder
and some friends spent
^ ^‘^cently in Fort Mill and
® visiting friends.
Mrs, Ralph Stevenson
"'ith ^a,, spent a few days
Pauline Dailey, warper
Claude Carpenter, doffer, spent
the third week of July at Myrtle
Beach, S, C,
Zeb Bradley, fixer, spent a week
end, with his family in Franklin,
N. C., at their summer home,
Mrs, Ida Deaton, respooler, spent
10 days of her vacation with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. N, Nall
in Biscoe, N, C,
Mrs. Dorothy Baber, respooler,
spent Sunday, July 25, at the
Cherokee Indian Reservation.
Miles Michaels, twister tender,
his wife and two children spent the
week end of July 4 with the form
er’s brother at Camp Gordon, Ga.
Mrs. Stella Moore, reclaimer,
spent a few days in Ervin, Tenn.
Twister Tender Vernon Fowler
spent a week in Norfolk, Va., visit
ing his brother who is in service.
Twister Tender James Howell
and his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth How
ell, tie-in-hand, spent a few days
dt Isle of Palms Beach, S. C,
Mrs, Gazelle Reagan, respooler,
visited relatives in Gainsville, Ga,
Mrs. Stella Anderson, respooler,
spent a few days in Fontana Vil
Chester Tate, section man, and
his wife. Pearl, tie-in-hand, visited
Whiitesburg, Ky., and Myrtle
Beach, S, C,, during vacation,
Mrs. Dot Owensby, respooler,
vacationed in Canton, Ga., with
her uncle, C, M. Wacaster.
Mrs, Evelyn Reese of Newport,
Tenn., is now visiting her bro
ther, Coy Reese, section man,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hanna and
Mr, and Mrs. Lewis Clark fished at
Morris Lake, July 24. They brought
back a 7-pound fish,
Newton Tolbart, tape man, and
family, visited in Robbinsville,
N. C., two weeks recently,
Mrs. Annie Lunsford, oiler, and
family visited in Murphy from
June to July 11,
Bobby Fowler, grandson of Mrs.
Ellie Fowler, winder tender, has
been seriously ill at Winston-
Salem Baptist Hospital. He is at
home doing as well as can be ex
James Pryor, section man, is
back at work after being out sick
for 8 weeks.
Mrs, Varna Deal, reclaimer,
honored her husband at a surprise
birthday dinner on his 53rd birth
day, June 26, There were 36 guests
Mrs, Ella Roberts, reclaimer,
spent June 26 to Julv 9 vacationing
at Pawley’s Island and in the
mountains of Western North Caro
Mrs. Myrtle Benton, reclaimer,
visited Wiley Bryant in Hunters
ville, N. C,, July 25.
Mrs. Edna Kinsey, respooler, had
as her guest thp week of July 18,
Mr, and Mrs, Boyce Turner, of
Mr. Guy Keenum. Chief Petty
Officer, and family from Washing
ton, D. C., visited his sister, Mrs.
Elease Cole, reclaimer, enroute to
Hawaii, where he will be stationed
for 2 years.
Mrs. Estelle Price, respooler,
and family spent vacation week at
Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Mr. and Mrs, John R, Thompson
and family from Marble, N, C,,
spent several days with Marlin
Thompson, twister tender, and Otis
Thompson, second hand,
Alonzo Hutchins, brother of Roy
Hutchins, beam man, is glad to be
home after being a hospital pa
tient for 9 months.
Mr. and Mrs, Paul Bolick, Mrs,
Francis Douth, Main Office, and
Mrs. A. G. Bolick, spinner, spent
their two weeks’ vacation, July 26
to July 9, visiting and sight seeing
on a trip to Colorado, New Mexico,
Texas, and other states enroute,
Mrs, Paul Bolick is a tie-in-hand.
Newcomers to the SYC Weaving
Department are as follows: Weav
er Idell Spencer, Weaver Vernon
Broadus, Lease Man Henry M.
Broome, Weaver Clyd;e Noblet,
Quill Boy Hollis Campbell, and
Battery Hand Ophelia Massey.
Della Lipford, battery hand,
spent part of her vacation in Vir
Colsia Truesdale, battery hand,
spent two weeks visiting relatives
in South Carolina.
Micky McDonald, draw-in-hand,
visited relatives in Fairmont, West
Va., during vacation.
Mrs, Ophelia Massey, battery
hand, visited in Georgia recently.
Among the employees vacation
ing in the mountains were Draw-
in-hand Vauda Clark, Smash Hand
Thelma Hargett, Smash Hand
Clara Smith, Battery Hand Rene
Buchanan, Weaver Claude Stewart
and his wife, Mrs, Claude Stewart,
Janet Huffstetler, battery hand,
and Beatrice Goins, battery hand,
vacationed at the beach.
Tie-in Machine Operator Foye
McCurry and his family visited in
Andrews, S. C,, recently,
D. W. Murray, retired employee
of the Weaving Department, is a
patient at Garrison General Hos
pital. Mr, Murray is the father of
William Q. Murray, weaver.
Bill Passmore, son of Mrs. Mat
tie Passmore, splicer, spent two
weeks in Charleston, S. C., with
his sister, Mrs. Robert Hilton.
Weaver Bert Buchanan and his
wife, Mrs. Delia Buchanan, splicer,
had as guests, Mr. Buchanan’s
sister of Atlanta, Ga., and his
nephew of Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Whitener
visited in Washington, D. C., re
Mrs. Helen Williams, tie-in-hand,
and her husband have moved into
their new home in the Love
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Greenwood
and family of Laudrum, S. C..
visited Mrs. Nell Robinson, Cloth
Mrs. Eulalia Brock, cloth burler,
her husband, her daughter-in-law,
and grandson spent the week end
in Greenville, S. C., with relatives.
Welcome is extended to Mrs.
Edna Champion who has been
transferred to the Cloth Room.
Mrs. Dealva Jacobs, inspector,
spent two weeks with her daughter,
Mrs. Martin McCarter, Jr., Clem-
son College, S, C,
Mrs, Bonnie Ledford, inspector,
her family, and her neice, Ann
Hildebrand, spent the week end
recently at Lake Waccamaw,
Mrs. Opal Lunsford, inspector,
and her son, Mike, spent one week
with the former’s mother, Mrs.
Zellie Hart of Lyons, Ga.
Mrs. Minalee Gaddis, inspector,
and her family spent two weeks
visiting relatives in Atlanta, Ga.
Inspector P. M. Paysour and
family visited the former’s sister
in New Jersey during vacation,
Jackie Gates, inspector, and her
mother spent a week visiting rela
tives in Murphy, N, C,
Mrs, Lillian Parham, inspector,
and her family spent the week end
recently in Louisville, Ky,
Inspector Edward Dailey and
his family spent their vacation
visiting relatives in Athens, Ga,
Lathe Operator Cramer Little,
Mrs. Cramer Little, and their
daughter, Betty, spent their vaca
tion with Mrs, Little’s sister and
brother-in-law. Dr. and Mrs. John
Stewart in Billings, Mont. While
there, they toured Yellow Stone
National Park and other places.
They report a wonderful trip.
Henry LeCroy, Shop Office,
spent several days at Cherokee
during vacation. He attended the
drama, “Unto These Hills”. Mr.
LeCroy also spent several days at
Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Painter Ernest Givens spent one
week as counselor at Lake Lanier.
Mr, Givens and his family also
visited at Cherry Grove Beach,
Tabor City, N, C., Nashville and
Millwright Furman Pearson
spent his vacation visiting his
brother, Platt Pearson in Newark,
N. J., and New York. He visited his
uncle, P. D. Smith, in Bdston, Mass.
During his trip Mr, Pearson saw
several big league baseball games.
Electrician Ray Pearson, his wife
and son spent their vacation at
Crescent Beach, S. C, They were
accompanied by Mr, Pearson’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs, John Pearson
and their son.
Assistant Plant Engineer Hazel
Cauthen and Mrs. Cauthen spent
their vacation at Carolina Beach
Other Shop employees enjoying
vacations the latter part of July
were Thomas Triplett, Horace
Hughes, Wade Ledwell, William T.
Miller, Bill Gamble, Clyde Foy and
Miss Helen Spencer, main office,
Mr, and Mrs. C, B, Spencer, Wayne
Spencer, Mr, and Mrs, W, E.
Whitesides were recent guests of
Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Thompson^ Mr.
and Mrs, Ray Owens of Charlotte,
N, C. Miss Spencer was organist
at the First Methodist Church in
Matthews, N. C., and Mr. and Mrs.
Whitesides were guest soloists.
Mrs. Gladys Nygard, main office,
and her husband, Paul, vacationed
in North and South Dakota, Can
ada, and Missouri, The
Nygards motored through
thirteen states on the trip. They
went especially to visit Mr. Ny-
gard’s relatives. On their return
trip they visited with Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Jordan, and their
son, Raymond, Jr., in Kansas City,
Mo. They reported a wonderful
Mrs. Nellie Stowe and Mrs. W,
C. Jumper attended a Foreign Mis
sion Work Shop at Bon darken,
A, R. P. Presbyterian Church
Assembly Ground, for several days,
Mrs. Zula Eisenhower spent the
week end of July 31, at Boone,
N. C., attending the play “Horn
In The West”. Mrs. Eisenhower
also visited in North Wilksboro,
Thomas Grant and his family
had as guests recently, Sgt. and
Mrs, Wilbur E. Belt of Fort Dix,
New Jersey. Mrs, Belt is Mr.
Misses Beatrice Bradshaw and
Barbara Abernathy spent the week
end of July 31, at the latter’s home
in Connelly Springs, N. C.
The Candid Camera
. SHOP Employee Joe Finger
pauses for a photograph after
completing a trench for a water
line to the Industrial Relations
Annex. Mr, Finger, a 19-year
employee, lives at 707 Adams
Participating in a city-wide ath
letic meet recently were the follow
ing boys and girls representing
Firestone Playground. Jerry Put
man, Lester Moore, Francis Gas-
key, Nora Blaylock, Trent Wilson,
Raymond Pearson, Lloyd Beaver,
David Lyles, and James Galloway,
This group won four events,
n^vmely: horseshoe doubles, ping
pimg singles and doubles, and
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The Firestone Men’s Softball
team, while participating in the
Mid-Western Tournament, went 21
innings without scoring. The score
less period began with their fifth
game and continued 9 innings into
>l< )|< IK
Plans are shaping up for a big
Labor Day Program to be sponsor
ed as usual by the Recreation De
partment. This event will l>e held
at Firestone Field,
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The Playground closes August
15, after a very successful season.
Higher-than-average attendance at
the Playground and pool has been
established for the summer, say
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Bingo Parties and Ceramics
Classes will be resumed in Septem
. The annual North Carolina Slow-
Pitch Softball Tournament will bo
held at Firestone Textiles, Smyre,
and McAdenville on August 20-
21. The tournament, sponsored by
the Industrial Division of the North
Carolina Recreation Society, will
match teams from all over the
state including a probable four en
tries from this plant. Smyre is the
Mr. and Mrs. Doc Queen an
nounce the birth of a son, Marion
Randolph, on Sunday, July 18,
1954. Mrs. Queen is the daughter
of Mrs, Mae Belle Keisler, respool
Mr. and Mrs. Edd Meeks,
announce the birth of a 5 1/2 pound
baby girl, Pamela Paulette, on
July 22, 1954,