June 10, 1946
THE MILL WHISTLE
York complete v/ith trips to the zoo, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Humbert and
daughter are visiting Wrightsvillo
Beach. Don’t forget the maxim about
going too near the water, or if you do,
Miss Mabes will probably have to ad
vise on sunburn.
New Poppas—Jack Rose (Lab) and
Otis Marlowe — both girls: Carolyn
Boyce Rose and Pamela Leigh Marlowe,
so not many cigars passed out, but
there’s always the. hope for the future.
Lois Shelton was seen frog hunting
alongside of Nantucket building. It
seems as though they are new pets to
put on a typewriter (someone else’s.)
Red Byrd is home nursing a strained
knee or something. I thought softball
was an easy game but it doesn’t seem
Virginia Winecoff is visiting with her
parents at Kannapolis.
The complete farmer, Pete Holmes
was heard considering buying a cow.
Must be thinking of an easy way to
mow the lawn. Anyone knowing a cow
trained to sit on milk bottles, please
advise Wage Bureau. •
L. E. Richards and Arthur -Whitehead
made two trips to Yanceyville on Boy
Scout work (re: one each.)
Dr. Reeser and family are safely
housed in one of the new’ houses on
Country Club Road, including a gar
den. One of his daughters passed the
4th grade exams.
Robert Bunn is starting his usual sum
mer .journeys. We not© he was in San
ford last week, and hear he is going to
Virginia Beach. Which is the prettiest
Thomas Dillon of the Woolen Mill
Wage Bureau has returned from a
W’eek’s vacation in Roanoke, and at
Hold your war bonds. Get $4 fi>r $3.
Frankie, eight years old, left, and Don,
14 years, are sons of Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
May, Front Street, Draper. Their father
is foreman of the Blanket mill Stock
Millard E. Winecoff, our Woolen Mill
reporter, is a native of Kannapolis and
attended the schools there before going
to Lenoir-Rhyne College where he
graduated in 1942,, with an A.B. degree
in commerce and business administra
tion. He taught school two years in the
capacity of commercial and physical
In July, 1944, he went with the U. S.
Civil Service at Charlotte as processing
supervisor and president of the employ
ees’ welfare association. A good all
round athlete, he came to Central Y. M.
C. A., Spray, in February, 1945, as house
secretary. He joined Marshall Field and
Company in November, 1945, and is
with the Cost Department at the Wool
Woolen Mill News
By Millard Winecoff
The Woolen Mill was visited by the
foremen and assistant foremen of the
Blanket and Finishing Mills Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday of last week.
We accommodated two groups a day,
morning and afternoon. This, for some
of the group, is their first visit through
the Woolen Mill.
Milton Howard, Jr., Roberts and Com
pany, Atlanta, Ga., was here recently
surveying our Wool Scouring system.
Jack Robertson, son of Mrs. Annie
Sue Robertson, is home for the summer
vacation from Ringling School of Art,
Speaking of vacations: Miss Edna
Kiser of the Woolen Mill office has just
returned from a week’s vacation at
By Mildred Saunders and Virginia Ward
Flash! Love will find a way. Even all
the way from Switzerland. If you are in
doubt, ask Gertrude Shelton. Her hus
band, Rufus Shelton, talked With her
for 17 minutes Sunday night. “Gert” is
still in a daze.
Sure are a lot of convertibles in town
lately. The reporter in the Engineering
is seen sporting a maroon one. Our yel
low basket isn’t the only one that comes
to the Rayon, either. We noticed an
other parked at our back door last week
and upon closer observation found Doris
Grogan was the objective. Ahem, nice
On shopping sprees this week-end
were: Mrs. Virgil Taylor and Mrs. Wal
ker Curry in Danville and Miss Annie
Ruth Haley in Greensboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hankins and
daughters, Barbara and Elizabeth, from
Gretna, Va., spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Barney Griggs.
Over the week-end Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Fagge entertained Eider Ed
Priddy and Mr. Banner Young from
Latest reports on the Softball Team
show that we won a game from Meadow
Dairies. However, Murphy and Mabes
is still in question to say nothing of
Riley Bowman of Kannapolis and Bill
Bryant attended the recent auto races
Curiosity almost got the better of us
yesterday when we spied that shiny ’40
Oldsmobile in our parking lot. Roy Mar
tin quickly informed us he is the owner.
We aren’t calling any names but a cer
tain little girl who owns a ’39 model,
says beware, they sure can stall at the
John Robert Farris, four months old,
is son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Farris, both
of the Rayon Preparation department.