MARCH 10, 1955
News In Brief
(Continued from page 2)
Mrs. Ruby McAllister, inspector,
and her daughter, Carol, visited
Mrs. McAllister’s sister in Charles
ton, S. C,
Mrs. Nell Robinson, inspector,
and her family spent a recent
week end visiting friends in Mur
phy, N. C.
Mrs. Bonnie Moses, cloth burler,
visited relatives in Asheville, N. C.,
Mrs. Ethel McAbee of the Cloth
Room was called to Macon, Ga,,
Monday, February 21, due to the
death of her brother-in-law. The
employees of the Cloth Room ex
tend their sympathy to the family.
Miss Louise Sparrow, student at
Warren Wilson College, spent a
week end recently with her par
ents, Yardman Frank Sparrow and
Mrs. Jack Rhyne, Cloth Room,
gave a surprise birthday party for
her sister, Mrs. Faye Spencer,
wife of Electrician Helper Bill
Spencer, on Saturday, February 26.
Brady Robinson, Jr., son of
Benchman Brady Robinson and
Mrs. Robinson, has returned to his
home after being a patient at
Gaston Memorial Hospital.
Ralph Moten, Supply Room em
ployee, Mrs. Moten, and family
visited relatives in Monroe recent
Furman Pearson, millwright,
Mrs. Pearson and family spent the
week end of February 26 with Mr.
and Mrs. T. L. Hutts in Swansea,
A number of friends and rela
tives honored Mrs. E. J. Hallman
on the 87th anniversary of her
birth, March 5. A buffet supper
highlighted the occasion, at the
Robinwood Road home of Mr. and
Mrs. A. L. McCarter. Azaleas and
red rosebuds were used as decora
tion. The honoree is the mother of
Mrs. McCarter, whose husband, A.
L. McCarter is a millwright in the
Mrs. Rosa Laws, spinner, visit
ed her two daughters, Betty and
Barbara, in Salem, Va., recently.
Betty and Barbara are in school in
Mrs. Margaret Truesdale, spin
ner, and her husband, John, motor
ed to Virginia during a recent
week end, sightseeing.
HEART FUND AND BOY SCOUTS
GET FIRESTONE CONTRIBUTIONS
JOHN P. SMITH, Firestone employee, presents a check for
$811.25 to Paul Kincaid, chairman of the Greater Gastonia Boy
Scout drive. This amount, presented February 24, represents the
Firestone employees gift to the Boy Scout drive.
DR. LONNIE A. WAGGONER, JR., gets a check for $1,163.80
from Mrs. Edna Harris of Firestone, at the Main Office, February
24. Comptroller Everette J. Mechem, looks on. The money was the
employees and company contribution to the Heart Fund for 1955.
Mrs. Bruce Mull, daughter of
Mrs. Roxie Shultz, spinner, has
joined her husband in San Fran
cisco, Calif. Mr,. Mull is con
nected with a construction com
pany in California.
Mrs. L. M. Guffey, mother of
Mrs. Maude Johnson, spinner, and
Overseer Sam Guffey, visited her
brother, Jim Craig who recently
underwent surgery, in Bryson City,
A/3C James H. Guffey, son of
Mrs. Maude Johnson, spinner, has
completed Radio School in Missi
ssippi and is now stationed at Fort
Bragg, N. C. Airman Guffey would
like for all of his friends to write
to him at the following address:
A/3C James H. Guffey
A F. 14530118
777 TR. CAR. WING.
POPE A. F. B.
Fort Bragg, N. C.
Dillard Gilbert has returned to
work after being out several days
with an infected foot.
Mrs. Bertha Dodgen, respooler,
and her son, Gene, spent the week
end with the former’s mother, Mrs.
E. J. Tyler in McCall, S. C.
Mrs. Odell Thomas has returned
home from Macon, Ga., where she
spent several days with her
mother, Mrs. H. G. Hunter, who
has been seriously ill.
Mrs. Skeet Fletcher, tie-in-hand,
visited relatives recently in Mc
Call, S. C.
Edward L. Hughes of Moncks
Corner, S. C., spent a recent week
end with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Hughes.
Miss Bobbie Chambers of Win-
ston-Salem, N. C., and Miss Kath
leen Chambers of Raleigh, N. C.,
spent the week end of March 5
with their parents, Otha Chambers,
splicer fixer, and Mrs. Chambers,
Mrs. Annie Donaldson, respool
er, has returned to work after sev
eral days of illness.
George Herron of Asheville,
N. C., spent a recent week end
with Second Hand Jess Hodge.
John D, Nix, doffer, has return
ed to work after receiving his dis
charge from the armed forces.
Mrs. Margaret Robinson, re
spooler, has returned to work after
being on leave of absence.
Mrs. Floy Green, respooler, and
her fa^nily visited friends in
Gaffney, S. C., on Sunday, Feb
Mrs. Lucille Fowler, spooler ten
der, visited her mother, Mrs. Sally
Dempsey in Columbia, S. C., re
The employees in the Spooling
Department extend their sympathy
to Mrs. Bessie Mullinax, winder
tender, in the recent death of her
five-day old son.
Allen Dills, son of Mrs. Estie
Dills, spooler tender, entered the
United States Navy on February
Mrs, Alma Fullbright, mother of
Roy Fullbright, oiler, and Mrs.
Maggie Reed, spooler tender, has
returned to her home after being a
patient in the hospital for some
time. Mrs. Fullbright’s condition is
Mrs. Rosalie Burger, starter
maker, and Mrs. Edna Howard, re
spooler, along with her family
spent a recent week end visiting
their brother, Paul Wiggins in
Bryson City, N. C. Mr. Wiggins is
Little Miss Pamela Meeks,
daughter of Edd Meeks, oiler, is
showing much improvement after
several days of hospitalization.
Mrs. Leila Wilson, reclaimer,
and husband, Gomer Wilson,
Carding Department, visited their
daughter, Mrs. G. H. Edwards and
family in Greenville, S. C.
The employees of this depart
ment welcome Earl Buchanan to
the Spooling Department as a
George Honeycutt, fixer, his
wife, Essie Mae, smash hand, and
family visited Mrs. Honeycutt’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cost
ner of Valdese, N. C., recently.
Mrs. Blake Deanhardt, battery
hand, had as recent guests, Mr.
and Mrs. Norman Crump of An
derson, S. C.
Mrs. Aline Smith, smash hand,
recently visited in Rock Hill, S. C.
Mrs. Betty Martin, battery hand,
entertained her daughter, Becky,
at a birthday party on Saturday,
February 19 at the Recreational
Hall. Square dancing and refresh
ments were enjoyed by 25 guests.
Rosevelt Rainey has been re
porting news from the Cotton Of
fice since the early part of 1955.
Rainey, who lives at 430
North York street, will soon com
plete 20 years of service here, and
most of that time has been spent
in the Cotton Office. He came to
Gastonia in 1926 from his home
town of York, S. C.
Hunting and fishing are his
favorite pastimes, and on vaca
tions has opportunity to go far
afield to pursue these sports.
Fishing for bass is one of his
greater angling interests, although
he “rarely catches any bass—more
often crappies.” Hunting, he is
most interested in ’possums, rab
bits, and squirrels.
Mrs. J. B. White of High Point,
N. C., visited her mother, Mrs.
Corene Lewis, winder tender, re
Mrs. Hazel Patterson, winder
tender, had as week-end guests re
cently, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Mundy
of Statesville, N. C.
Mrs. Faye Oakes, winder tender,
visited in Asheville, N. C., on Sun
day, February 27.
Mrs. Dorothy Adderholt and H.
Earl Hamilton were married De
cember 4, in York, S. C. Mr, Ham
ilton is a twister tender.
Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Lowe of
Stanley announce the engagement
of their daughter, Mildred Eugene,
to Larry Donald Lee, twister ten
der. The wedding will be an event
of April 8, at the Pentecostal Holi
ness Church in Stanley, N. C.
J. T. Goins, father-in-law of C.
A. Faulkner, Twisting Department,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Metz, an
nounce the birth of a son, Billy,
March 7. Mr. Metz is employed in
Main Office here.
Mr. and Mrs. James Price an
nounce the birth of a son, Feb
ruary 28 at Garrison General Hos
pital. Mr, Price is a painter in the
Mr. and Mrs. Herman H. Hughes
announce the birth of a daughter
on Monday, February 14 at Gas
ton Memorial Hospital, Mr, Hugh
es is a doffer in the Twisting De
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