THE MIL I, WHISTLE
June 10, 1946
Mention Around the Mills
By Doris N. Stultz
Douglas Turner has returned from
Wake Forest College and is goipg to
work for the Company Monday. We are
very glad to have you with us, Douglas.
Mrs. Jesse Roberts spent the week
end in Greensboro visiting her sister.
Miss Isabel Dunivant.
Ed Dallas, Roy Wilmoth, and Ed
Fuller spent the week-end in Wash
ington, D. C.
John Willis is on his vacation this
week. We miss you very much, John.
Welcome to the Finishing Department:
Bernice Adams, Ruth Brown, Harlie
Hanes, Jack Holt, John Jones, Allen
McBride, Roy Moore, Henry Oakley,
Hattie Owens, Elmer Roach, and Alice
Ruth, Kitty, and Rose spent the week
end at Myrtle Beach. We see that Ruth
got a pretty good tan.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Adams, Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Gallimore, and Mr. and Mrs.
John Gallimore visited their uncle in
Hillsville, Va., over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Pratt and Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Evans attended the
graduation of their niece at Montreat
College last week-end.
Grace Joyce gave her husband a sur
prise birthday supper Monday night.
We’re all wishing for Doris Stultz,
who is hospitalized, a speedy recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lamar, Mr. and
Mrs. Ken Conner were supper guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Martin last week.
Well, Bessie Smith is all alone. Seems
like another one of her girls got mar
ried. Elizabeth was married last Satur
day to Ralph Perkins of Reidsville.
We are glad to have Ruby Price back
with us. She has been out sick for some
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Price, Mrs. H.
J. Pratt, and Mrs. Billie Pratt were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
By Charlotte Martin
Mrs. Eliza Washburn and daughter.
Sunshine, visited her sister at Axton,
Va., over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Eiwood Eggleston and
Elizabeth Meeks.- spent Saturday in
Danville, Va., shopping. It seems every
where “Woodie” goes they always say
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Luther and Mr.
and Mrs. Roger Crowder recently visit
ed in Kinston, West Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Parrish and son.
Buddy, of Burlington, were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rich
ardson and children.
One of our girls w'ent down to the
airport and watched the planes go up
a while, with the intention of learning
to fly. After watching them take off a
while, she decided she had rather stay
on the ground. Can’t say I blame you,
The folks out on the sick list this
week are the following—Maggie Vestal,
Ruby Winn, Odessa Taylor, and Thelma
Hundley. Hurry back, folks. We miss
We sure were glad to see two of our
men folks back after being out for a
while. Ethan Pendleton returned to his
job as machine fixer. Sure looks good,
and Harold Shough, who has been-out
with a dislocated bone in his arm.' Also
Lottie Grogan, who has been out due to
illness of her husband. Sure glad to
have you back.
It won’t be long now until June 15,
will it, Mary Ann? I also hear that wed
ding bells are to ring out for Pauline
Kellam and Bill Moore sometime this
month. Luck to all of you. .June always
has pretty brides.
Our little girl has changed her song
this week from “Give Me a Little Kiss,
Will Ya, Huh” to “Laughing on the
Outside, Crying on the Inside.” Hm!
I wonder what’s happened to her?
That’s too sad for me. Another girl is
often heard to sing or whistle “The
Gypsy.” I think I’ll go see that lady and
let her read my future; already know
my past. Any of you girls like to join
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur French of Dan
ville, Va., spent Sunday visiting rela
tives here and the latter’s mother, Mrs.
John A. Martin, on the Stoneville Road.
Some more folks were seen at the
airport Sunday. Have you lost faith in
the ball club, too, “Mr. S.?” And what’s
happened to playing golf? Have you
decide to take up flying also?
Central Warehouse Office
Chatter Vs. Jabber
By Glennice Jones
The Designing Department welcomes
Jack Ormand, of King’s Mountain, who
has joined the department as Jimmy
Lamar’s assistant. Mr. Ormand was
with the Philadelphia Quartermaster
Depot during the war as a civilian in
spector of textiles. Fie and Mrs. Ormand
have an apartment at the R. D. Shumate
home on West Jay Street, Leaksville.
Also, the welcome mat is out to Jack
Shively, who has returned to work in
the Warehouse following service in the
Lessie Chambers has a very good
g ocery man. She went to the store yes
terday for a loaf of bread and when she
got home she had a pair of shoes. She
will give the name of the grocery on
request. She says that the brown and
white spectators were very pretty, but
too large, so she had to take them back.
Jean Kelley is lii Gastonia this week
visiting with her mother who is ill.
Iva and Ethan Pendleton stayed last
week in the mountains, but she is back
with us this week; and Ethan went back
to work Monday after several week’s
absence. We shaie with them their hap
Among those back at work with signs
of sun, and swimming, are Ozelle Har
ter and Marjorie Perry, who were at
Fairystone Park Sunday.
What was it at the-Baptist Hospital
that attracted Mary Alice Hancock’s at
tention over the week-end? It certainly
wasn’t a patient!
Robert Joyce is installing a furnace at
his house. He says that if it is the warm
est day in July when he finishes, that
he is going to build the hottest fire that
the furnace can stand. If you let us
know ahead of time, we will be glad to
call the Fire Dept, in advance, Robert!
We are sorry Callie Burke is having
such a swell time. Yes, I said “swell.”
She has the mumps. Hope you’ll soon
be well, Callie. We miss you.
Sallie Gray’s husband is improving
rapidly. Hope you will soon be well,
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Axsom were din
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Berley Pul
Ml'S. Harrison Woods and daughter,
Carolyn, were six o’clock dinner guests
of her mother, Mrs. Stella Tolbert, the
occasion being Mrs. Woods’ birthday.
How many candles, Violet?
Mary Pulliam has come back to work.
Mrs. Violet Meeks and sister-in-law,
Geraldine Meeks, are new hands in the
V/eave room. Glad to have you, girls.
Hope you’ll like us.
By Hazel Carter
Welcome to D. C. Williams who is
brand new to Research and Quality
Information, please—Patsy Mabes
wants some information on how to care
for sunburn, and we mean sunburn.
Joe Arnoult is reputed to be Memphis
way, vacationing with Tennessee home-
Mr. Sturtevant’s (Research) big smile
must be from home cooking. Yup, his
family moved down from the Nawth,
and are now settled in the house that
Mr. and Mrs. Berkley Reynolds and
daughter had an enjoyable trip to New