THE MILL WHISTLE
February 18, 1946
Mention "Around the Mills
Bx Iris Smith
Mr, and Mrs.. Harvey Shivley’s son,
Neil. (Jack).. Shivley, A.O.M, 3/c, has
received his discharge from the Navy.
Mrs. J. A. Martin v^ras the supper
guest of Edith Harris Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Manness of Greens
boro were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
M. L. Smith and family Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shropshire have
received word that their youngest son,
Elyburn Shropshire, S/lc, is on his way
home from the European theatre of
Walker Macy was absent last Friday
and Saturday, and when he came in
Monday he was hopping. What happen
Calvin Evans and Russell Murphy of
the Finishing department have been out
a couple of days due to illness.
Mr. Robert Moore and Miss Lillie
Gray Meadows were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph Barham Saturday.
The boys’ and girls’ quartet of the
Wesley Methodist church sang at the
Salvation Army hall in Reidsville Mon
Misses Iris Smith and Geraldine
Hubbard were the week-end guests of
Misses Anna Lou and Dorothy Jane
Cox. On Sunday the group visited
friends in Patrick Springs, Va.
Among those shopping in Greensboro
this week-end were Miss Edna Hailey,
Mrs. Rholie Bailey, and Mrs. Arthur
Land and son.
Mrs. John Freeman entertained 21
children at her home on Grove Street
Saturday evening honoring her two
children. Grade and Bud, on their
birthday. Billie Wall, a nephew to Mrs.
Freeman, was also included. Many
games were enjoyed. The hostess
served ice cream and cake. Each hon-
oree received many useful gilts.
Mrs. Maroma Williams visited Mr.
and Mrs. John Rea Sunday.
Mr. Joe Hilton still remains on the
sick list. Hurry back, Joe. We miss you.
Miss Verneli Roberts was guest of the
Meadows girls Sunday.
We are glad to see Posie D. Meadows
back at work after being absent a week
due to illness.
Mr. Shorty Williams was a very smart
boy. He reported a quiet week-end at
home with family.
Ralph Barham of the Spinning de
partment had another “Crick” in his
neck this week. Look out, Ralph; we
know what you have been doing.
These two children celebrated their
birthdays on the same day, February
8th. They are Grade, 9, and Junior Free
man, 4. They are children of Mr. and
Mrs. John Freeman, of the Woolen Mill.
We welcome William L. Gauldin and
Henry C. Shropshire, Jr., to the Woolen
By Doris N. Stultz
William C. Snead, CPO, has returned
to his station in Georgia, after spend
ing a 15-day leave with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Snead.
A telegram stating that her son, Mor
rell, has re-enlisted in the Navy for two
years has been received by Mrs. Sallie
Pvt. Louis Dalton, a former employee
of the Finishing department, is now in
Miss Sue Correll and Jack Rickman
were married at Charlotte last week.
His mother, Mrs. Emma Rickman, and
other members of the family attended
Mrs. Ruby Moorefield expresses her
appreciation for the kindnesses shown
her during the recent illness and death
of her mother.
Mrs. Janie Warf is ill.
Mrs. George Hutcherson visited her
brother, Mr. Leslie Shropshire, in Dur
Mrs. C. C. Tiller, of Kannapolis, the
grandmother of Aubiere LelTew and
Mary Evelyn Duggins, is seriously ill.
Miss Kittie Mae Martin and Mrs. Jess
Taylor were visiting in Danville Satur
Jettie Kirks is expecting her husband
home from overseas very soon.
Catharine Hankins and Wayne Grant
were married on Friday night at the
home of Rev. William Gordon.
Erma Conner “Little Sis” is a patient
at the Leaksville hospital. ,
Hilda Joyce and Elizabeth Spink are
rejoicing over the returning of Bill Beck
and Bill Grogan.
Lacy Dallas and Mildred Coleman
were visitors in Winston-Salem on Sun
Eva Adams, Bertha Walker and Daisy
Tucker have returned as employees in
the Setting department.
Marie Willard, Irene Perry, Rachel
Farmer, Janie Hill, Marine Cook, Vickie
Hill, Ella Mae Harrison and Elsie Jones
are recent learners in setting.
Abalene and Elma Gunn were in
Roanoke, Va., shopping Saturday.
By Mildred Saunders and Ray Warner
Yep, here we are, ye ole’ reporters, j
roaming around the Rayon Mill to seel
just what the latest headlines on the
We certainly didn’t know the closing
of the hunting season could cause such
gloominess on Mr. Ira Craddock’s face.
Even Mr. McCollum can’t find anything
to do with his spare time.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Jeffries were
very happy to receive a telegram last
week from their son Coxswain Ray Jeff
ries who was at port in Los Angeles,
Thelma Dillon, daughter of Mrs. Vir
ginia Vestal, was married to Everett
Barlett in York, S. C., on January 14.
After a furlough Pfc. Barlett will report
for overseas duty.
That “get around” Oldsmobile of Mil
dred Saunders motored up to Roanoke,
Va., carrying none other than Miss Della
Hawkins and Mrs. Harel Carter of the
Engineering and Miss Martha Jane Dunn
and Mildred of the Rayon Mill, shopping.
Miss Elsie Custer and Tom Shreve are
out sick. We hope they’re much better
by now and will soon be back with us.
Mr. Joe Braitsch seems to have joined
the rest of the Rayon crowd in having
trouble with his transportation. How
ever, he did manage to get to his home
in Newport News, Va., over the week
We are glad to have Charles Odell and
G. E. Cochran as new employees.
Mrs. Cicero Hall is a patient at the
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