OCTOBER. 1955 S5311WI PAGE 3 TOP. FROM LEFT—Watching proceedings from the sidelines were Johnny Lowry and canine friend. Penny. Youngsters two years old and under com peted in a foot race. Here. Ronnie Atkinson was all set to go. Crossing the finish line to win first place in the nose-lemon-rolling contest was Fred Rush. Balloons filled with helium were released. Michael Lunsford sent this one skyward, hop ing the attached note would bring a response from someone wh^ would pick it up the greatest distance from Firestone. AT RIGHT—There was fun for everyone. Getting set for the contest in which they car ried potatoes on spoons were (from left): Beverly Riley. Betty Phillips. Bertie Lee Con rad, Grace Christopher, Dorcas Atkinson and Ruth Reynolds. The "shoe scramble" (barefoot) race for men evoked these spectator expressions from sisters Becky and Tommie McLeymore ani Jackie Dale Crawford. Annual Labor Day Funfest Draws Record Attendance; 90 Are Awarded Prizes Some 400 youngsters and adults participated in the vari- stunts, contests and other ^ritertainment activities at the annual Labor Day fun pa- fade in the Firestone Ball Park Weldon street, the afternoon September 5. The program, sponsored by the Company, was directed by the recreation Department with Ralph Johnson and Bobby Pur- key in charge of games and con tests. Included were a potato race, lemon rolling with noses, sack race, 50-yard dash, cracker- eating contest, soda - drinking competition, “three-legged” race, wheelbarrow race and “Shoe scramble” (barefoot race). Approximately 100 prizes were given out to winners ranging from two year-olds to adults. ^RST WINNER HERE Miss Taylor Junior At Duke First Gastonian to win spon sorship of a college education ^nder the three-year-old Fire- ^one College Scholarship Wards Program, is now in her ird year at Duke University, ui’ham. She is Claudette Tay- daughter of Claude Taylor, Supervisor in the Twisting De- ^^tment, and Mrs. Taylor, Cord having. She attended the sum- session at Duke this sum- In her program of study the university she is pl?cing ^Phasis on the social studies. ^iss Taylor was awarded the olarship in 1953, first year eff program was put into ^^lect by the Company. That daughters of ^Ployees in the United States Words Fitly Spoken . . . One way to be popular is to listen attentively to a lot of things you already know. It is possible to learn something new the same way. Chances are that if you are deceived, self did it. Some people aim at nothing and hit it. m TRA VEL NOTES FOR THOSE ON-THE-GO Autumn Color, Historical Pageants and Fairs Are Outstanding Attractions In October received the educational grants. Since that time, the number of scholarship holders has grown to 63. You Recognize These Proverbs ? —Answers Are on Page 4 Qj Kere are some well known proverbs that have been stripped Sa ^swiiliar coat. Can you recognize them in their uncommon th "^®ke five minutes for the quiz. Aim at a score of 100 on basis of 20 points for each correct answer. 1. Perception through the medium of visual processes is evidence reality. Mini adroit ttiization of lingual communication is the essence of repartee. tj^g ' ^ses his risibilities to best advantage who does it at ®^minal point of an exchange. 4 T PQgitio ^ lost in morphic oblivion maintain a recumbent 5 Q your animate existence and procure an accretion of Of interest to those in the textile industry is the theme of the 88th annual North Carolina State Fair, “Cotton—From Field to Fabric.” Many of the educational and commercial exhibits will be centered around this theme of the fair, which is scheduled for October 18 through 22, in Raleigh. The 250th anniversary celebration of the found ing of Bath, oldest town in North Carolina, is calendared for October 1 through 4. A pageant, “Queen Anne’s Bell” is set for the closing night of the program. An observance marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of Harnett County will be held the week of October 10-16, in Lillington. The celebration is designed to focus state and na tional attention on the county’s rich heritage. Outstanding feature of the event is the produc tion of “The Highland Call,” which tells of the history of the county. Among the large number of coUHT^, regional and state fairs in the state during October are: Cape Fear Regional Fair, Fayetteville, October 3-8; Cherokee Indian Fair (38th annual), Chero kee, 4-8; Southern States Fair, Charlotte, 4-8; Cleveland County Negro Fair, Shelby, 5-B; Zebulon Five County Fair, Zebulon, October 10-15; High Point Agricultural, High Point, 10-15; Winston-Salem, 11-15; Catawba Community, Catawba, 13-14. Scotland County Agricultural Fair, Laurin- burg, October 17-22; Robeson County Agricul tural, Lumberton, 17-22; Piedmont Fair Associa tion (Negro), Charlotte, 18-22; Union County, Monroe, 18-22; Western Carolina (Negro), Win ston-Salem, 24-29. Of interest to the employees here who have seen one or more of the historical dramas in this and other states, is the new outdoor play planned for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg, which draws more than 2,500,000 visitors a year to the Park, will be the location of the new drama. Planned for the 1956 season, the play will tell the story of the founding of Tennessee and the period after the Revolution. Promoters of the drama plan to obtain the services of Kermit Hunter, author of “Unto These Hills,” “Horn In The West” and other plays. —Turn to Page 6

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