s. L. Owens, overseer, and Mrs. Owens had as recent week-end
guests their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hudson
and their two sons, Terry and Donny of Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Mrs. Bessie Champion of Kannapolis, N. C. spent a week end
with Jeff Galloway, section man, and Mrs. Galloway.
Arlhur Barbee, and family spent a week end at Camp Firestone.
Coy Ray Briggs graduated from Bessemer City High School,
May 21. Coy is the son of Martie Briggs, Twisting Department, and
Guinn Briggs, Carding Department. He is now an employee in the
Louise Dill, Carding Department, and her husband George,
SYC Weaving, attended a birthday dinner recently for Mrs. Dill’s
mother in Greer, S. C.
Mr. and Mrs. George Spencer of Valpariso, Ind., and Mr. and
Mrs. E. L. Chastain of Pickens, S. C., spent a recent week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Chastain.
Shirley Bolding, frame tender, and William R. Turner, Sr.,
second hand, attended the Shrine Ceremonial in Greensboro, N. C.,
June 9. Others going with them were Dan Craig, Britt Moore and
Mrs. Edna Harris is spending the month of July in Stockton,
Calif., with her daughter, Mrs. Grace Elves. While there she will
visit Mr. and Mrs. Paul Greene, relatives.
Marguerite Styers, Becky Andrews and Maxine Cagle spent a
Week of vacation in New York City.
Polly Harbin and her family have returned from a vacation in
Miami and Daytona Beach, Fla,
Jerry Barton, Payroll Department, spent the week end of
June 2 at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Margie Martin, her husband Joe, and Mr, and Mrs, Bill Phifer
spent the week end of June 2 at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Delores Turner and Bill Fritton went on a picnic in the moun
tains, June 10.
Carolyn, Carl and Katherine Sanders along with Helen, Dan
and Susan Craig motored through the mountains recently,
Anne Jenkins, her husband Robert, and daughter Toni spent
several days in Louisville, Ky. visiting friends.
Gene Alexander, her husband Paul, and two children, Paul, Jr.
and Larry, spent a week of vacation with friends in Little Rock,
Ark. En route they visited relatives in Ripley, Tenn., and on the
trip home stopped with relatives in Tupelo, Miss. Fishing was good
in, the “Sportsman’s Paradise” of Arkansas, they reported.
Mrs. Eula Wilson has moved into her new home on Athenian
New employees in Main Office and Payroll Department are
Eleanor Dunlap of Lowell, N. C.; Margaret Spencer and Helen
Craig of Gastonia.
Miss Betty Moss entertained Mrs. Paul Jackson, recent bride,
at a luncheon on May 19 at the New South Restaurant, Ten guests
niade up the party. Mrs. Jackson was presented silver in her pattern
by the hostess.
Mrs. J. M. Cooper chaperoned her daughter Sandra, and the
eighth grade class of Wray Junior High School for a week end at
Charleston, S. C. They left on a recent Friday morning by bus and
returned on Saturday. They visited numerous points of interest
Such as “Isle of Palm Beach”, the Zoo and the Citadel,
T. A. Grant, Mrs, Grant, and two children visited friends in
Lenoir, N. C. recently.
Mrs. Howard Baldwin and her husband, along with several
friends, spent the week end at Myrtle Beach, S. C., not long ago,
Sam Honeycutt, Mrs, Fred Honeycutt, Robert Pence and Flora
J*ence visited in Kinston, N. C, recently.
W. E. Pope, and Mrs, Pope had as recent guests their son,
Charles Pope, and his family of Stony Point, N, Y,
Mr, and Mrs, Bobby G. Wolfe and son of Cleveland, Ohio spent
two weeks with the Rev. and Mrs, O. M. Taylor. Other guests on a
recent week end were Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Shuford of Winston-
Salem, N. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hovis,
Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Shiles, all of Bessemer City, N, C,
W. E. Pope, Mrs. Pope and B. G. Wilson motored to Henderson
ville, N. C. on a recent week end.
Mrs. Pearl Welch, spooler tender, spent the first week of June
in Salem, N. J., visiting her brother, James Ingle, Her son Norman,
a military policeman stationed at West Point, N, Y., visited her
while she was in Salem.
Mrs. Helen Hambrick, spooler tender, has recovered from
Mrs. Mae Smith, spooler tender, was remembered with a gift
recently when she moved to her farm in Georgia.
Daniel A. Wiggins of Bryson City, N. C., has been visiting his
daughters, Mrs. Rosalie Burger, starter maker, and Mrs. Edna How
J. C. Cox, husband of Mrs. Brannon Cox, starter maker, has
been receiving treatment at Gaston Memorial Hospital,
Not long ago, Mrs. Evelyn Eakers, spooler tender, and her fam
ily spent a week end in Asheville, N, C,, visiting relatives,
Johnnie Reed, son of Mrs. Maggie Reed, reclaimer, visited his
aunt, Mrs. Beulah Dockerey at Murphy, N. C., in June.
James E. Wilkie was graduated from Clemson College, June 3.
He is a brother of Lucy Conner, winder tender, Gertrude Mac-
Daniel and Nedra Allen, spooler tenders.
ELECTRSCITY — A HAZARD
IN EVERY PLANT
Elcctricity is used throughout
all plants for lighting and
power. It can be dangerous if
handled unwisely. Respect it
and use it as intended and there
is little danger. If you turn on
the switch to your machine and
sec sparks, or if something
seems wrong, notify your fore
man or the electrician. When
working, watch out for frayed
or worn wiring and report it.
Keep away from unauthorized _
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Will Nixon, Opening Room, was admitted recently to Gaston
County Negro hospital.
Buddy Sanders, Waste House, was admitted to Gaston County
Negro Hospital June 2.
Benjamin Meeks and family visited his parents, Mr, and Mrs.
Albert Meeks of Linwood Road recently,
Lloyd Lewis, cotton weigher, spent a week end in May visiting
his daughter, Mrs. J. B. White in High Point, N. C.
Will Osborn, yard man, attended the funeral of a friend in
Chester, S. C,
Fred Morrow, warehouse overseer, and son, recently spent a
week end at Bridgewater,
K. C. Cauthen, synthetics, attended the Rock ’n Roll show at
the Coliseum in Charlotte, N, C,, one evening in June.
Marvin Benton, Carding, and Mrs. Benton respooler in Twisting,
spent a recent week end at Camp Firestone,
Jim Pryor, fixer, has returned to work after being out for
several weeks due to illness,
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Mrs, A. T. Newton, third shift
nurse here, plans to attend the
next scheduled meeting of the
North Carolina Association of
Industrial Nurses in Henderson,
N. C., July 27.
Mrs. Newton, who is First
Vice-President of the NCAIN,
was among those present at the
last regular meeting of the or
ganization, which convened in
Hickory May 28. Those attend
ing heard a Hickory physician
speak on “Cardiacs in Industry.”
Miss Mary Kate Matthews of
Bessemer City became the bride
of Wylie Carver, in a ceremony
at York, S. C., Saturday evening,
June 2, Officiating at the rites
was E. Gettys Nunn.
Mr. Carver is employed as a
yarn man in the Winding De
Just How Big Is A Customer...?
That’s not an easy one to answer. Because when it comes to
making products for others to buy and use, customers come in all
sizes. Important point is that no matter how large or how small,
those of us who produce the goods, consider our jobs big business
with any customer.
When it comes to discussing the size of a
customer, there are some dimensions that
are mighty important.
For example, a customer is big enough
to be rated the most important person in
any business; to be not so much dependent
upon the manufacturer as the manufacturer
Miss Betty Little, daughter of Lathe Operator Cramer Little,
^nd Mrs. Little, received a Masters Degree in social work from
'Tulane University, New Orleans, at the recent commencement. Her
Parents attended the graduation program.
Mr. and Mrs. Will A. Brown had as recent week-end guests the
^ev. and Mrs. B. Oeon Brown of Summerfield, N. C., and Mrs, R, L,
Solomon and son of Concord, N, C,
is dependent upon him. For us, the manu
facturer, the customer is big enough to be
the very purpose of our work.
A customer is big enough to decide what
caliber of work we do and how much we
get paid. But he’s willing to pay us what
we’re worth to him.
He is so big that he can afford to be super
independent. If we don’t do the job to his
satisfaction, he’ll find somebody who will.
A customer is big enough to back us to
the limit so long as we do a good job for
AT FIRESTONE, a workable slogan is: "The
customer is the final inspector." Here, Margie
Waldrep of the Cloth Room uses a pick glass
to check the count-per-inch of warp and filling
in Osnaburg fabric, to insure top quality in this
chafer material for tires.