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V. 4 No. 42 - The Slater News

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September 18, 1974; THE SLATER NEWS; Page Three


Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Trammel were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Galloway of Greenville.

Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Taylor and children and Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor enjoyed a picnic at River Falls Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Boggs spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Woods in Fountian Inn. They were present for the Woods reunion.

''Shorty'' Miller reports that Bertha Meece surley can cook chicken, as he witnessed last Saturday.

Mrs. Edwinna Cole recently visited her mother in Franklin, N. C.

Slater Boarding House (Con't. from page 1, col. 5)

in the teacherage according to present plans.

In the renovating of this building, it is planned to have suitable bathroom facilities for each room and also plenty of closet space necessary to take care of two occupants to the room.

It is hoped this building will be ready for occupancy in the very near future.

[Picture] On the receiving end of Bliss McCall's and Perry Rampey's pitching is Bill Cashion, the catcher. In addition to being on of the best men in textile baseball in his department, he is also one of the leading hitters of the team, and his big bat has accounted for many base hits and runs in behalf of the Slater cause.

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Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Boswell of Renfrew visited Mr. and Mrs. Harold Capps last Sunday.

Everyone was saddened to hear of the death of Wix Mayfield's mother, Mrs. Eula Mayfield, and extend their deepest sympathy to the family in their bereavement.

Roy Reynolds was out for a week's vacation recently but had the misfortune of becoming ill during the week. Better luck next time, Roy.

Margie Bolt has started attending church services since living at Marietta. We can imagine the male attendance will surely increase!

Visitors to the Rosario Silver Mines in Honduras are surprised to find a community which, although buried in the depths of the mountains, is complete with American - built houses, church, school, theater, library, and even American foods, says the Middle America Information Bureau. This ''Little America,'' which has grown up around the largest silver mines in the world, was built from materials carried over rough jungle trails by oxcarts.

[Column 3] Theatre Guide

September 20, 1947 ''ROLLING HOME'' Starring: Jean Parker Pamela Blake Russell Hayden ''Buzzy'' Henry

September 22, 1947 ''THEY WON'T BELIEVE ME'' Starring: Robert Young Rita Johnson Susan Hayward

September 26, 1947 ''TARZAN AND THE HUNTRESS'' Starring: Johnny Weismuller Johnny Sheffield Brenda Joyce

September 27, 1947 ''SEA HAWK'' Starring: Errol Flynn Brenda Marshall Claude Rains

September 29, 1947 ''HONEYMOON'' Starring: Shirley Temple Guy Madison Franchot Tone

October 3, 1947 ''DICK TRACY DILEMMA'' Starring: Ralph Byrd Kay Christopher Lyle Latell


Do you feel at a loss when trying to select a suitable name for your favorite pet? If so, read this item; perhaps it will help.

The librarian recently ran across a list of pet names published in the children's magazine, ''Jack and Jill.'' This list is comprised of names which the readers of that magazine have suggested as good names for pets. Since some children of the community have come to the library in search of names for family pets, the librarian wishes to publish the pet names listed in ''Jack and Jill.'' This item will list names for dogs, while those for cats, goats, chickens, rabbits, and goldfish will be published in future issues of ''The Slater News.''

''Jack and Jill'' advises one to consider the animal's size, color, and disposition before finally deciding on a name for a pet.

The names suggested for dogs are as follows: Jingle, Mitzi, Pooch, Sunday, Nudgie, Inky, Teddy, King, Stub, Snooper, Brownie, Bounce, Brucie, Blitzie, Puppet, Punk, Gamin, Big Shot, Copper, Snippet, Goon, Mugadee, Wiggles, Tippy Tin, Dinkie, Bum, Racket, Smoky, Wendy, Curly, Jigger, Vicky.


One tract of land containing 17 acres, on Holiness Hill near Slater. See E. W. Bruce.


Several of our Story Hour children started to school this year for the first time. From all reports, they are happy in this new experience and greet each school day with a great deal of enthusiasm. To these tiny tots and their teachers, we say ''Good luck, and a happy year in the first grade.''

Let's say ''Happy Birthday'' to Peggy Scarce, who was nine years old on September 6, Peggy, a member of the Girl's Library Club, tells us that her birthday was a very happy one. You see, she received that alligator shoulder-strap bag she has been wanting for a long time.

Peggy is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Scarce of Slater. She attends the local grammer school, where she is a member of the fourth grade.

We wish for Peggy many more birthdays which will bring just as much happiness as this one which has just passed.

Jimmie Wilson, one of our Story Hour boys, also had a birthday on September 6. This was Jimmie's sixth birthday, and he celebrated with a party.

The following children attended: Doris Smith, Aaron McCollum, Lee McCollum, Marjorie Pittman, Katherine Pittman, David McCauley, and Clara Veal.

Also: Rosa Nell Addington, Patty Addington, Dale McWhite, Patsy Hogan, Gail Hogan, Margaret Williams, Jerry Williams, and Harold Wilson.

This party was a happy occasion for Jimmie, and he's still enjoying the nice gifts which he received.

Jimmie is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wilson. He has our best wishes for many more happy birthdays.

[Comic spanning column 4-5] TRUE!





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Unquestionably, women's hats will be one of the more interesting things in the world of tomorrow, which is about to envelop us any day in a thoroughly disagreeable manner, according to some of the famous predicators of atomic doom.

Now and then we like to wonder what match-box shaped contrivances and Rube Goldberg millinery nightmares women will be wearing in ten years.

The current millinery malady is stimulating. There are hats that make short women look tall and slender, hats that shorten tall women, and other topsy-turvy hats that look as though they are the dream world answer to the tired working girl or house wife.

But there has also appeared a factor in women's head pieces which is profoundly disappointing. Some of the ladies, it appears, seem to have lost their grip; for some of the old millinery sense of abandon seems to have drifted away.

We are speaking of the numerous women who appear on the street with what looks like a white dish towel wound turban style around their heads, or father's old shaving towel.

If this is the case, the future is plain. When women start to forget about really crazy hats and are happy with towels - brother, watch out. There's only one implication.

That is, women are thinking. Can all those dish towel clad heads be filling up with disturbing ideas - argument provoking thoughts?

Better get your wife a new hat, gents, and avoid answering all those serious questions on world affairs.

The Sabbath is a firm foundation on which to build a 6-story week. - Wesleyan Christian Advocate.

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Page Four THE SLATER NEWS September 18, 1947

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Baptist Group Enjoys Social

Members of the Senior B. T. U. of the Slater Baptist Church enjoyed a lawn party Saturday night at the home of their sponsor, Mr. Hines S. Richardson, of Slater.

Miss Mary Dodson had charge of the games, which were greatly enjoyed by everyone present.

When the games were over, Miss Mildred Farthing, assisted by Miss Dodson and Miss Blondine Voyles, served delicious refreshments.

There wre sixteen persons present for this occasion, which included the Rev. and Mrs. Charles T. Thompson and daughter, Ann. ________________________________ [advertisement for Rexall Drugs, spans columns 1-2]


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Every time a Costa Rican citizen gets thirsty and buys a soft drink, he is helping to underwrite some child's free education according to the Middle American Information Bureau. Approximately a third of a penny on each bottle sold goes to the government of Costa Rica in taxes to pay tuition fees for the rising generation. Grade school education, which is free, is compulsory in this Middle American republic, and young people may also attend high school and the National University without cost, provided their parents own no property other than a home.

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Mrs. Allan Lawson and children of Pauline, S. C. visited Mrs. Thelma Bledscoe of Renfrew recently.

Miss Esther Farr of Swannanoa, N. C. spent a recent week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Riley Farr.

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Rogers and son were recent visitors of the Rev. and Mrs. C. L. Chandler of Spartanburg and Mrs. L. W. Wood of Duncan.

Miss Sue Tate and Miss Mary Stone recently spent the weekend in Charleston, S. C. visiting Roy Tate, who has been a patient at the Naval Hospital there.

Members of the office force extend their deepest sympathy to Mrs. Estelle Looper and Miss Edna Southerlin in the death of their grandmother, Mrs. George Mayfield. _________________________ Middle American Squash Useful In Many Ways

When you're wrestling with the pots and pans after that big Sunday dinner, you'd probably raise an eyebrow if anyone suggested cleaning them with a squash. But you could—if the squash belonged to the versatile loofa family. The loofa, which grows in many Middle American countries and looks like a giant cucumber, is today one of the largest sources of the world's sponge supply, according to the Middle America Information Bureau.

When specially treated with water and quicklime, loofas— which sometimes grow as long as thirty inches—cease to be vegetables and become sponges composed of strong, tough fibers. These fibers are coarse enough to make excellent material for heavy cleaning. But loofas have many other commercial and industrial uses. Before the war, the United States imported as many as one million a year. During the war years, this amount rose to five million.

Of these five million, a great many went down to the sea in ships. Because of their absorbent quality, loofas are much in demand for the engine rooms of great merchant vessels. Used in filter boxes, for example, they soak up oil and grease, yet do not interfere with the flow of water to the great boilers. An average United Fruit Company ship, for example, might require as many as 150 loofas a month.

Before Pearl Harbor, Japan supplied nearly all the loofas used commercially. When the war cut off that source, it was necessary to develop a new one, and quickly. To the rescue came the agriculturalists of Guatamala, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, El Salvador, Cuba and other Middle American countries. Cuba in particular instituted an extensive program of production, which it is continuing at the present time. Thus a new item has been added to the long list of vital imports which the southern republics supply to their North American neighbors.

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Mr. W. A. Woodruff, coach of the Slater-Marietta High School Football Team, has announced that football practice is well underway at the local school.

There are only four regulars who played last year returning to school this year, who are Stroud, Barnett, Revis, and Ramsey. However, the school is contemplating putting out a winning team this year, as many boys are already showing favorable progress. Among these are Dover, Murray, Baker, and several others.

Below is the planned schedule of games to be played by the Slater-Marietta Football Team during the coming season:

Sept. 26—Fountain Inn—There Oct. 3—Paris—Here Oct. 10—Westville—Here Oct 17—Piedmont—There Oct. 23—Roebuck—Here Oct 31—Paris—There Nov. 7—Duncan—There Nov. 14—Parker B—Undecided ______________________________ Common House Fly Is Dangerous Insect

Summer is on the wane, but one of the drawbacks of balmy weather—the house fly—still is with us.

Vicious and dangerous, the house fly usually is chock full of germs, every conceivable type of germ which can cut down working hours.

You don't have to worry about a fly biting you to make you ill. It's easier than that for the fly to spread bacteria in the home and factory.

The fly does its dirty work with its six feet, each of which is equipped with two little pads. These pads are covered with a film of sticky substance which picks up filth.

But the legs and feet of the fly are also covered with an array of bristles which also pick up a goodly share of dirt.

The targets of a fly are many. They are objects which every worker touches every day. There is the piece of buttered bread, the open bottle of milk, the uncovered piece of meat on the kitchen table.

Don't let the fly clean its feet in your house on your food. Keep healthy by keeping flies dead.

[advertisement for Slater Barber Shop, spans columns 4-5] [photo of barber chairs] YOUR PATRONAGE APPREDIATED Thank You — Call Again Slater Barber Shop — Slater, S. C. N. C. HAWKINS, Proprietor

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[sketch of stork delivering baby] Births

Mr. and Mrs. W. M. (Bill) Lybrand of Slater are the proud parents of a little daughter, born at the Wood Memorial Clinic on September 4. The little girl, who has been named Eunice Rebecca, weight 7¼ lbs. at birth.

Mrs. Lybrand is the former Miss Edith Ferguson of South Boston, Va.

Mr. Lybrand is an employee of the Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. __________ Mr. and Mrs. Stanley J. Cantrell of Greer announce the arrival of a son, Stanley John, Jr., at the Wood Memorial Clinic on September 7. The baby weighed 7 lbs. 2 ozs. at birth.

Mrs. Cantrell is the former Miss Mildred Saxon of Slater.

Mr. Cantrell is connected with the Greer Bakery. _________ Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Dunn, Jr. of Marietta are receiving congratulations on the arrival of a son, Glenn Miles, at the Wood Memorial Clinic on September 5. The little boy weighed 7 lbs. 6 ozs. at birth.

Mrs. Dunn is the former Miss Helena Jones of Marietta.

Mr. Dunn is employed by the Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. and works in the Weaving Department. __________ Mr. and Mrs. J. Mays Nelson of Marietta announce the arrival of a daughter at the Wood Memorial Clinic on September 6. The baby, who has been named Emily Martin, weighed 8 lbs. 3 ozs. at birth.

Mrs. Nelson is the former Miss Grace Cox of Marietta.

Mr. Nelson, who is engaged in farming, grows flowers for the Rasor Floral Company. __________________________ With the discovery of eleven hitherto hidden temples at Bonampak, one-time stronghold of the ancient Mayas, many of the details of life of these pre-Spanish inhabitants of ancient Mexico should be reconstructed by archeologists. The name Bonampak, according to the Middle America Information Bureau, means "Painted Wall" in the ancient Mayan anguage.

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V. 4 No. 32 - The Slater News

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Page Two


April 17, 1947

The Slater News Published Every Two Weeks By Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. Established 1790 In The Interest of Its Employees

[two badges, one labeled NCIE, one labeled Editorial Production Appearance} STAFF Robert H. Atkinson ________Editor Cecil S. Ross _________Asst. Editor Claude Guest _______Photographer REPORTERS Weave Room: Ernestine McCall, Nellie Barnette, Gladys Cox, Rosalee Cox, Sarah Canham, Louise Bagwell, Pearl Price, Ethel Clary, Doris Jones and Irene Cox. Preparation Department: Jessie Vassey, J ulie Brown, Bertha Jones, Sarah Singleton, Blanche Raxter, Nellie Ruth Payne, Stanley Hawkins, Ruth Campbell, D. P. Garrick, Tom Boggs, and Marquerite Waddell. Cloth Room: Opal W . Smith. Community: Mrs. Raymond Johnson, W. Eare Reid, Ruby P. Reid, Doris F. Atkinson. [10 swirly line above the word editorials] EDITORIALS [10 swirly lines below the word editorials] We Must Compete! The safety valve of our economic system is still competition. In all recorded history of production and distribution of materials and services, the one commanding force that always eventually maintained control was free competition. Peoples, e m p i r e s, governments rise ad fall but old man competition keeps a firm and restraining grip on the reins.

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April 17, 1947


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[header spans columns 1 and 2] GOINGS ON IN WEAVE ROOMS

Employees of No. 3 Weave Room missed Mrs. Esther Griffith while she was out from work due to the illness of her husband, "Uncle Bob." She says she think she rates an R. N. now, and we are all glad Uncle Boob is able to be on his job again. Nice nursing, Mrs. Griffith!

Friends of Mrs. Frances Hall are happy to learn she has moved in her new home on the Greer highway.

Elizabeth Edens and Bernice Cantrell visited Mr. and Mrs. Tally Chastain in Pickens Sunday.

Mrs. Willie Mae Henderson visited Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Hayden in Sans Souci Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude johnson report having a grand time last Sunday. they went joy riding to Hendersonville and Brevard.

Jimmy Canham is the new cloth boy in Weave Room 3and a real good one, too.

Employees of No. 3 are glad to have Mrs. Eleanor Bellamy working with them. Hope you enjoy your work, Eleanor.

Rosalee Cox says she had a swell time in Tuxedo, N. C. Sunday. She visited a cousin, Margaret Johnson. Margaret cam home with Rosalee to spend a few days, and we hope her visit was as pleasant as the latter reports.

Friends of Mrs. Fannie Epps extend their deepest sympathy in the recent death of her husband. Mr. Epps was highly respected among his friends and will long be remembered for his kindness to everyone with whom he came in contact.

Mr. and Mrs. Mays Capps and Mr. Capps' mother motored to Spartanburg Sunday. They also had the pleasure of being accompanied by Mr. Capps' grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Landrum Poole. Mr. Poole is 90 years of age and Mrs. Poole is in her young 80's. They report a swell trip and say the "young" couple were very pleasant and interesting.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Jones have started their new home, and Bonelle says they already have their new furniture. Here's hoping it won't be long until you can move in.

Doris Pridmore was a visitor in Greenville Sunday. She played nursemaid to her sister, the former Miss Willie Pridmore, who was ill at her home. Doris says she can really carry water and hot water bags. Glad you're well again, Willie.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jones and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Jones were visitors in Greenville last Sunday. They visited Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Stognar and Alma and Blaine Capps. they said the nicest thing of all was that the families were eating everywhere they went, and of course they ate too. Look out, girls. 'Member the waist lines!

On April 21, a revival meeting is starting at the Middle River Baptist Church. The church has recently been remodeled, and the pastor, Rev. Ed Teller, gives everyone a great big welcome.

[section spans columns 1 and 2] It's good to see Mrs. Willie Mae Henderson on the job again. We missed you, Willie, and hope you continue to improve. She says her mother, Mrs. W. F Fowler, is a very good nurse.

Mr. and Mrs. George Burrell had as their recent visitors, two of Mr. Burrell's Army buddies and their wives, Mr. and Mrs. Paul McIntyre and Mr. and Mrs. James Rampey, all of Greenville. Dessie says it's a real treat when they get together because they always enjoy going to "Freeman's for Hamburgers" in Tuxedo, N. C.

We extend our deepest sympathy to Ike Epps in the death of his father, Mr. H. C. Epps, Sr. and to Miss Daisy Batson in the death of her uncle, Mr. Frank Guest.

To hear Sam Addington tell it, the bass he recently caught must have been the one the other fellows let get away. Just how big was that fish, Sam?

We welcome the following new employees to No. 2: Buford Peterson, Garfield E. Shipman from No. 3, and Annie O'Shields Peterson from the Preparation Department.

Miss Lula Jones of Travelers Rest was the recent Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Turner Jones.

We are glad to see Grady Galloway back at work. He has been out for some time due to illness.

Mr. and Mrs. Duck Smith and Mrs. Georgia Smith and son, Al, visited Table Rock State Park on Easter Sunday.

Miss Daisy Batson had as supper guests recently, Mr. Barney and Alvin Guest of Detroit, mich.

Mrs. Estelle Thompson is out from work due to the illness of her son and her mother. We wish both of them speedy recoveries.

We were all sorry to see Walter Banks leave Slater, but wish him the best of luck on his new job.

Several second shifters in No. 2 have been on the sick list recently. They are: George Burrell, Lomas Hall, James Hendrix, Arthur Brown, Pearle Price, Neta Burrell, Lucy Chandler, Bernice Foster, and Louise Canham. We are glad to see all of them well again and back on the job.

We extend our deepest sympathy to Mrs. Serina Case in the death of her sister-in-law.

Miss Pearl Price spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. John Altman in Greenville.

We are glad to hear that James Allison is recovering nicely from his serious operation. James, we hope you will soon be back with us.

Mrs. Bernice Foster says she enjoyed having all her children home for Easter. Everyone had a grand time.

Employees in No. 2 are glad to have Bennie Bradberry working with them again. he has been in No. 1 for quite awhile.

Mr. and Mrs. James Allison and daughter, Ruth, and Mrs. R. P. Griffith spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Bowen of Sunset, S. C.

[section continues in 3rd column, below FOR SALE advertisement.] Mr. and Mrs. George Starling and two sons, G. W. and James, from Winston-Salem, N. C..

Theatre Guide

April 19, 1947 "JESSE JAMES" Starring: Tyrone Power Nancy Kelly Henry Gonda Randolph Scott

April 21, 1947 "LOVE LETTERS" Starring: Jennifer Jones Joseph Cotten

April 25, 1947 "HOLD THAT BLONDE" Starring: Eddie Bracken Veronica Lake

April 26, 1947 "FOLLOW THAT WOMAN" Starring: William Gargan Nancy Kelly

April 28, 1947 "OUR HEARTS WERE GROWING UP" Starring: Diana Lynn Brian Donlevy Gail Russell

May 2, 1947 "OVER THE SANTE FE TRAIL" Starring: Ken Curtis

FOR SALE One Fordson tractor in good condition. Also, one two-yearold colt, gentle and works anywhere. If interested, contact John H. Patterson near Hellams Crossing.

were recent visitors of Miss Pearl Price.

We all miss Melvin Chandler since he has left slter, and hope he will be back with us soon.

[Picture and text about American Cancer Society spans columns 3 and 4] GIVE TO FIGHT [black and white image of an X with the word 'Cancer' on it] AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

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Teddy Takacy and his guests were snapped at the birthday party given for Teddy by his mother on his second anniversary. Reddy is the only child of Dr. and Mrs. T. L. Takacy of Slater.

TEDDY TAKACY HAS BIRTHDAY PARTY Theodore Louis Takacy, Jr., two year old son of Dr. and Mrs. T. L. Takacy, observed his birthday on March 25 when his mother entertained a small group of friends in his honor.

The little folks enjoyed all of the regular birthday party activities of games and refreshments, and the hostess made recordings as the group sang "Happy Birthday" to Teddy.

Those present were: Sammy White, Teddy Takacy, Carol Ann Richardson, Shirley Suttle, Jim Horton, Filler Horton, Paige Acree, Billy Suttle, and Anne Thompson.

Several Awards

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Katherine Guest made a short stump speech as she was the [continues in next column]

Club Celebrates With Egg Hunt

The Slater Library Girls' Club celebrated the Easter season with an Egg Hunt Monday afternoon on the lawn in front of Slater Hall.

The following club mumbers hid the eggs: Berry Lou Phillips, Margaret Robinson, Betty Garrett, and Carolyn Dixon. The other girls came later to begin the search.

The girls who enjoyed this outing were: Joyce Bryant, Barbara Thornton, Freida Thornton, Jessie Clyde Poole, Judy Cox, Fern Barrett, Peggy Scarce, and Ann Thompson.

Also: Frances Hester, Molly White, Carolyn Wylie, Marcelle Buchanan, Martha Robin son, Betty Ruth Ross, June Pridmore, and Gay Truesdale.

candidate from this chapter for a district office. Mrs. Cleveland also made a short impromptu speech for teacher advisor for the district group.

Joan Barrett and Josephine Knight were the voting delegates from the Slater-Marietta chapter.

The present officers of the Slater-Marietta chapter are: Mildred Shelton - President; Frances Poole - Vice President; Mary Dodson Secretary & Treasurer; and Patricia SummeyReporter.

Those attending the meeting from the local chapter were: Katherine Guest, Iva Jean Chapman, Linnie Tolley, Frances Poole, Christine Reynolds, Cleo Lathan, Mary Dodson, Fay Dean, Joan Barrett, Betty Bruce, Josephine Knight, Sara Wylie, Margaret Capps, Dar lene Mayfield, Lorena Whitted, Nellie Mae Blevins, Harriett Talley, and Mrs. James N. Cleveland, II.

Thompson Shows

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glad to have Mrs. Barrett visit the club and bring the devo tional. Mrs. N. C. Hawkins and Mrs. Charles T. Thompson planned the program for the March meeting. Mrs. E. A. McGill is Program Chairman of the local Civic Club.

At the conclusion of the program, the club adjourned to meet again next month at the regular meeting date,

Special Service

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Methodist Church, pronounced the benediction which concluded the program.

this special Easter Service was sponsored by the churches of Slater and the Slater community Association. The three denominations at Slater are: The Church of God, the Baptist Church, and the Methodist Church.

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Page Four; THE SLATER NEWS; April 17, 1947

[Column 1] Births

Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Sentell of Travelers Rest announce the birth of a son at the Wood Memorial Clinic on March 26. The little boy weighed 7 lb. 10 oz. at birth.

Mrs. Sentell is the former Miss Ruby Hill of Travelers Rest.

Mr. Sentell is an employee of the Piedmont Print Works of Taylors.

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus James McMakin are the proud parents of a daughter, born at the Wood Memorial Clinic on April 7. The baby weighed 8 lb. 8 oz.

Mrs. McMakin is the former Miss June Roussel of Bernie, Missouri.

Mr. McMakin is an employee of the Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. and works in the Preparation Department.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jordan Waldrop are receiving congratulations on the arrival of a son at the Wood Memorial Clinic on April 7. The little boy, who has been named Dennis Charles, weighed 7 lb. 10oz. at birth.

Mrs. Waldrop is the former Miss Lucille Cunningham of Travelers Rest, and is a former office employee of the Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Mr. and Mrs. James Dunn announce the arrival of a son, Paul David, on April 2.

Mrs. Dunn is the former Miss Frances McMullan.

Enjoy yourself - it is later than you think.

One out of every seven girls now seems headed for spinsterhood!

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[Picture of young girl spans column 2-3] Above is Carol Ann Richardson, the atractive little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hines S. Richardson of Slater. Carol Ann recently took part in the Coronation Service at the Slater Baptist Church when six girls were crowned. She also recently celebrated her fourth birthday at a party given by her mother.

Boys Club Holds Easter Egg Hunt

The Boys' Library Club held its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Slater Park on Wednesday afternoon, April 2.


Little Miss Carol Ann Richardson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Richardson of Slater, celebrated her fourth birthday on April 3 with a party at her home on Talley Bridge Road.

Eighteen little friends were present for this occasion. They enjoyed an Easter egg hunt and played several games, after which some group pictures were made. The guests were then invited into the dining room and were served ice cream and cake.

All the children present seemed to have a most enjoyable time.

While the eggs were being hidden the club members grouped themselves around tbe record player in the library to listen to the recording of ''The White Easter Rabbit,'' as told by Martha Fox.

Those attending the egg hunt were: Ted Smith, Clarence Canham, John Canham, Delmar Smith, Dennis Smith, Billy Garrett, Harold Canham, Jimmy Clary, Kenneth Hayden, Tommy Ballenger, Fred Revis, and Gene Addington.

Also: Will Cox, Mickey Ramsey, Jerry Mack Ballenger, Bobby Addington, Jack Dean, Jimmy Buchanan, Rudolph Daniel, Kenneth Godfrey, George Pridmore, Edwin Voyles, and Belton Voyes.

Mrs. Reid and Miss Forrest were assisted on this occasion by Mrs. Harold Smith and by a group of older boys who formerly belonged to the Boys' Library Club.

[Column 4] OFFICE NEWS

Miss Ruth Taylor spent the week-end in Charleston visiting her sister, Mrs. Paul C. Fowler. While there she attended the special Easter service at the Bethel Methodist Church.

Miss Estelle Southerlin, along with friends, motored to Asheville, N. C. Sunday.

The Rev. and Mrs. Leon Chandler and children, Carol and Carlton, of Pauline, S. C. spent the week-end at the home of Miss Elizabeth Ammons.

Miss Louise Booth spent the week-end at Wagner, S. C. visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Booth.

Miss Dorothy Batson has recently become engaged to Mr. Elgin Batson of Locust Hill and is wearing a beautiful diamond.

Miss Jeanne Ernest spent the week-end in Walhalla visiting her mother, Mrs. John H. Ernest.

Miss Betty Foster spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Foster, in Woodruff, S. C.

Perry Rampey (Con't. from page 1, col. 5)

he having two for the afternoon, while Pearl Ledford received a box of candy from the Drug Store for getting the first extra-base hit of the season, which was a double.

The box score is as follows:

Camperdown; AB; R; H; E Mintz, cf; 4;0;0;0 McDowell, ss; 3;0;0;0 Guest, 1b; 4;0;0;0 Coorsey, e; 4;0;0;0 Burnett, 3b; 3;0;1;0 Brazeale, rf; 3;0;0;0 Davis, lf; 3;0;1;0

[Advert spans column 4-5] National Pharmacy Week APRIL 20-26

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[Column 5] Whitaker, 2b; 3;0;0;0 Coln, p; 3;0;0;0

Totals; 30;0;2;0

Slater; AB;R;H;E McMakin, cf; 5;0;1;0 Christopher, 3b; 5;0;1;0 A. Ledford, 2b; 4;1;1;0 Wilson, 1b; 2;0;1;1 Rampey, p; 3;1;1;0 Cashion, c; 4;0;2;0 P. Ledford, lf; 4;1;1;0 Lybrand, ss; 3;1;0;1 Cox, rf; 4;0;0;0

Totals; 34;4;8;2

Camperdown; 000 000 000 - 0 Slater; 000 001 12 - 4

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If you want to live to see ninety, don't keep looking for it on the speedometer. - Lookout

Automobiles do not run down nearly so many people as gossip does. - Houghton Line

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eye off the goal. - Construction Digest

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V. 4 No. 20 - The Slater News

Needs Review


October 24, 1946; THE SLATER NEWS; Page Three

[Column 1] GOINGS-ON - - - - - IN WEAVE ROOMS -

Miss Pearl Price spent the past week-end with Miss Evelyn Baughman in Greenville.

We are sorry our filling hauler, Thomas Hall, had to be out from work due to illness for a week. We are glad to see you back at work, Thomas.

We are glad to hear that Cpl. Giles W. Banks is now on his way home after serving 15 months in the Philippines. Before entering service, Cpl. Banks worked on the second shift in No. 2 as a warp hauler.

Mrs. Bernice Foster attended the wedding of Miss Edna Earl Bates, who was married at Shiloh Church on October 5. She is a former employee of this company.

We welcome Mr. J. A. Pierce as a loom fixer on the second shift, and hope he will enjoy his work here. We also welcome Mr. C. M. Burnette as a new loom cleaner.

Neta Burrell and James Gibson enjoyed a motor trip to Spartanburg Sunday afternoon.

Ovella Sue Taylor has as her recent dinner guests, Misses Dorothy and Jean Chitwood.

We welcome Annie Belle Suggs as a new battery hand. Annie Belle, we hope you will enjoy working here.

Miss Thelma Christine Suggs was married to Mr. James White on September 7 at Gainesville, Ga. The couple are making their home at Marietta. We wish them the best of luck and happiness in their married life.

Sgt. Roy Ogle is home again after serving several months in the Pacific. Before entering service, he worked on the second shift in No. 2, and we hope he will come back to work with us.

Misses Edna and Lillian Chandler and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Bowling attended the Strange reunion last Sunday. The reunion was held at the home of Mrs. Jim Chrismans of Dandridge, Tenn.

Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Chandler and daughter, Doris, have returned home after enjoying a three weeks vacation in Tennessee.

John Lane was out a few days due to the death of his aunt.

Employees of Weave Room 2, third shift, express their deepest sympathy to Opal Smith, whose brother, Bo Gaines, was accidentally killed Saturday. Bo had many friends here at Slater who regret to learn of his death.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Moore, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Buchanan were recent visitors of Mrs. Nora Buchanan and family.

Gary Buchanan was an allday guest of Mr. and Mrs C.

Carnival Comes (Con't. from page 1, col. 5)

Don't dare miss this carnival! You'll have a wonderful time!

Senior Class committees, assisted by members of the faculty, will be in charge of the different events of the evening. Proceeds from this carnival

[Column 2] B. Moore last Friday.

We welcome George Jewell as a filling hauler to Weave Room 2, third shift.

Mr. M. T. Henderson visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Henderson of Pickens, last week-end.

Friends of Mrs. Georgia Smith were sorry to learn of the death of her brother, Frank Shaw Gaines.

We are glad to see Mrs. Hattie Camden back at work after being out sick a few days.

Mrs. Priscilla Bruce and children were shopping visitors in Greenville last week-end.

Employees on Job 2, second shift, welcome Mr. V. R. Clark as their new overseer. They are sorry to lose Mr. W. L. Saxon, but wish him the best of luck in his new work.,

Job 2 also welcomes the following new employees: Milton Smith, Melvin Chandler, and Cecil Barnette.

Mr. Claude O. Tucker, who had about four years of service in World War II in the Navy, has been back in the employ of the Tying-in Department about one year. Mr. Tucker is having a new home erected, which consists of five rooms, just off the Laurens Road in East Highlands Estates. We wish Mr. and Mrs. Tucker much happiness as they move into their new home.

Mr. James W. Clary has also returned to the Tying-in Department. Mr. Clary served two years with the Navy. He has purchased a home on Second Street in Slater.

Miss Ruby Mayfield, our efficient ticket girl on the third shift, has recently moved her place of residence from River Falls to Marietta. This makes it more convenient to her work and also for her boy friends.

All employees of Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc., have recently signed safety conscious cards, which indicates they really are saftey conscious. We hope no one receives an injury that will reflect any disregard for our plant and our company.

Job 1, third shift, welcomes the following new employees: Fred C. Cox, Jr., reed cleaner; Eston Street, cloth boy; and Coolidge Foster, loom shiner.

We welcome Lillie Davis back to work as a weaver on the third shift in No. 1. Lillie has been out from work for quite a while.

We are glad to see Mr. Lee V. Duncan back on the job, as loom fixer, after being in the hospital a few days. Mr. Duncan wishes to express his thanks to third shift employees of Job 1 for the beautiful flowers which were sent to him at the hospital.

will be used for the annual spring trip to Washington, D. C.

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.

[Column 3] Theatre Guide

October 25, 1946 ''SHADOW OF A WOMAN'' Starring Andrea King Helmut Dantine

October 26, 1946 ''TWO GUYS FROM MILWAUKEE'' Starring Dennis Morgan Joan Leslie

October 28, 1946 ''CLUNY BROWN'' Starring Charles Boyer Jennifer Jones

November 1, 1946 ''PERSONALITY KID'' Starring Anita Louis Michael Duane

November 2, 1946 ''BADMAN TERRITORY'' Starring Randolph Scott

November 4, 1946 ''BELLS OF ST. MARY'' Starring Bing Crosby Ingrid Bergman

Mary Dodson (Con't. from page 1, col. 3)

having one of its Scouts selected to go to Asheville. Miss Dodson is likewise to be congratulated upon having this honor bestowed upon her. Mary says that about the only drawback to this trip is the fact she will have to speak before approximately 900 people when she goes to Asheville.

On September 21, Miss Camille Cleveland, Field Director of the Girl Scouts in Greenville County, accompanied the two Greenville girls to Asheville where plans were made for the November meeting in Asheville. At this preliminary meeting, which was held at the Battery Park Hotel, representatives were present from Asheville and Gastonia in North Carolina and from Spartanburg, South Carolina. These representatives met with the Greenville group. The Scouts and thier leaders visited the auditorium where the meeting is to be held. Afterwards, the group had dinner at the George Vanderbilt Hotel.

Plans are now being made here at Slater for Scout officials of the local troop to attend all, or at least a part, of the Asheville meeting.

Scout leaders for the Senior Troop here at Slater are Miss Eloise Loftis and Mrs. L. H. Buchanan.

Enriched Grits (Con't. from page 1, col. 4)

it will mean that corn bread, grits, hush puppies, and hoecakes will be just as good food as whole wheat flour. Heretofore, it hasn't been as good in food value - though any dyedin-the-wool southerner would give you a good arguement as to the taste value in comparison with any other bread.

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The Junior Homemaker's Association of Slater-Marietta School held its first fall meeting on Wednesday, September 18, 1946.

At this meeting, the following officers were elected for the school year: Mildred Shelton, president; Frances Poole, vice president; Mary Dodson, secretary and treasurer; Patricia Ann Summey, reporter; Inez McGrew, program chairman; Betty Vassey, Doris Hargrove, Alice Talley, assistants on program committee; Faye Dean, year book chairman; Frances Poole, Christine Reynolds, Fannie Mae Burton, assistants on year book committee. Also, Kathleen Reynolds, social chairman; Nancy Erwin, Eva Jean Chapman, Janet Cooper, assistants on social committee.

We are sure that the officers and members will work together and make this one of the best years for our J. H. A.

Mrs. James N. Cleveland, II, is sponsor of this club, and has been for the past few years.

Patricia Ann Summer, Reporter

Watch the grits you buy and be sure they are the best you can buy - if the degerminated grits on the market are not enriched, don't buy them. People should learn to eat homeground grits if the law isn't enforced to make these out-ofstate corn millers enrich their degerminated grits. If you as consumers demand they be enriched, these companies will know there's more to it than a fancy dream dreamt up by long-haired college professors. Don't say ''Grandpa grew up on grits and lived to be 90'' unless you are sure what kind of grits he ate. Two to one they were home ground grits with all the good left in. Two to one the pretty white grits of today would have made Grandpa laugh and say, ''sissy grits I call 'em.''

October 31 is the deadline for the purchase of auto license tags. Bought yours yet!

[Column 5] How Many Can You Answer?

1. The following were fought by whom? (a) Windmills ____________ (b) Bats _________________ (c) Sea-monster __________

2. What are the feminine counterparts of these colleges? (a) Harvard _____________ (b) Brown ______________ (c) Columbia ____________

3. What are the capitals of the following countries? (a) China ______________ (b) Iran _______________ (c) Canada _____________

4. Give the modern names of the following (a) New Amsterdam _______ (b) Chosen _______________ (c) Persia ________________

5. What do the following dates stand for? (a) August 6, 1945 _________ (b) July 14, 1789 __________ (c) July 4, 1946 ____________

6. What are the nicknames for the following football teams? (a) Washington University __ ________________ (b) Ohio State _____________ (c) Nebraska ______________

7. What are the official titles of these currently famous Americans? (a) Andrew May __________ (b) Husband S. Kimmel ____ (c) John Steelman _________

1. (a) Don Quixote (b) Ray Milland in ''Lost Weekend'' (c) Perseus. 2. (a) Radcliffe (b) Pembroke (c) Barnard. 3. (a) Nanking (b) Teheran (c) Ottawa. 4. (a) New York (b) Korea (c) Iran 5. (a) First atomic bomb (b) France's 4th of July (c) Philippine Independence Day. 6. (a) Redskins (b) Buckeyes (c) Cornhuskers. 7. (a) Representative from Kentucky (b) Admiral in charge of Pacific Fleet at time of Pearl Harbour (c) Reconversion Director.

The School Survey to be made by Peabody College is now underway.

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Barney E. DeWease, Jr.

Prior to his induction, Barney was employed as a cloth doffer in Weave Room No. 1. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Barney DeWease of Slater. After serving six months in the states, he was shipped overseas to the Asiatic-Pacific Area, where he saw action in three major campaigns, Iwo Jima, Oahu and Guam. Barney returned to work here on his former job soon after receiving his Honorable Discharge in April 1946. At the time of his discharge from the Navy, he was S-1/C.

James L. Batson

This man first began working for our Plant in 1938, and at the time of his induction was employed as a yarn checker in the Preparation Department. He remained in the states twenty-six months, and served with the Corps of the Military Police. He served almost two years in the E. T. O. and saw action in battles in Ireland, Scotland, and England. James received his Honorable Discharge Dec. 20, 1945, and returned to work at this Plant as a supply clerk in May, 1946.

Perry M. Rampey

Perry began working here as a weaver in 1939 and was employed in Weave Room No. 1 at the time that he was called to service in May, 1943. He remained in the states fifteen months before going overseas, where he served nineteen months in the E. T. O., participating in battles in French, Belgium, and German territory. In a few days after receiving his Honorable Discharge in April, 1946, Perry accepted his old job back here.

William M. Lybrand, Jr.

Before coming here to work in 1943, Mr. Lybrand was Genneral Overseer in the Preparation Department at Stanley Mill. He was employed by this Company as an Overseer of the third shift in the Preparation Department, and was still employed as overseer when he was called to the Army in May, 1944. He received the regular rifle training and special training as a radio operator. He served sixteen months in the E. T. O., where he was on active combat duty during two major campaigns. Almost immediately upon receiving his Honorable Discharge, Mr. Lybrand returned to work with us. He is now enrolled as a Veteran Trainee in our Weaving Department.

John M. Jackson

John was working here as a slasher helper when he joined the Navy in Oct., 1944. After receiving six months of training in the states, he shipped out and served one year in the Pacific Area, where he was on active combat duty during the campaign of Okinawa. He was discharged as S-1/C April 1, 1946, and returned to work on his former job with us in June.

John D. Edwards

John entered service with the Navy in March of 1944. Before that time he worked for our Plant in the Cloth Room as a packer. He received three months of training in the states, then shipped out to the Pacific Theater. He remained

[Column 2]

[Picture spans 2-4] The above picture shows the bridal party of the Dewease-McMakin wedding. This scene was taken at the home of the bride's parents where a reception was held for the newly wedded young folks. This wedding was one of the outstanding social events of the early fall season here at Slater.


Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Rogers visited Mrs. Rogers' mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Mae Wood, in Greer last week-end. They attended the Spartanburg Fair on Saturday night.

Mrs. Compton of Laurens visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Compton recently.

Miss Vera Hembree, along with her family, visited in Spartanburg Sunday.

Seven girls from the office enjoyed bowling after work at the Lucky Strike Bowling Alley in Greenville last Monday. They were: Mrs. Connie Henderson, Miss Betty McMullan, Miss Clarissa Camden, Mrs. Clara Schwiers, Miss Billie Hamilton, Miss Jeanne Ernest, and Miss Charlie Coleman.

Miss Betty Foster spent the week-end with her sister, Mrs. M. W. Ellis, in Abbeville, S. C.

Miss Maxine Carter had as her guests last week her cousin, Mrs. William Bane, and her son, Billy, of Charlotte, N. C.

Mr. and Mrs. Troy Hannon spent the week-end with Mrs. Hannon's mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Tate, of Taylors.

Miss Elizabeth Ammons had as her guests last week, Mrs. Lankford Smith and son, Ted, of Greenville.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Atkinson and son, Bobby, recently visited Mr. Atkinson's mother at Hagood.

If a husband's words are sharp, maybe it's from trying to get them in edgewise.'' - ''Stapleton (Neb.) Enterprise.''

overseas twenty-one months and was on active duty during the campaign of Okinawa. He was given an Honorable Discharge in May, 1946, and soon returned to work in the Cloth Room here on his old job.

[Column 3] Ceremony Unites Young Slaterites

Miss Sara Dewease became the bride of Mr. Ed. McMakin on Sunday afternoon, September 15, at the Slater Baptist Church. The Rev. Charles T. Thompson, pastor of the bride, was the officiating minister.

The church altar was decorated with palm, fern, and floor baskets of white gladioli,, flanked with candelabra holding white tapers. The candles were lighted by Miss Lila Kate Arms.

Mrs. W. W. Stephenson, pianist, and Miss Lila Kate Arms, vocalist, rendered nuptial music.

Barney Dewease, Jr., brother of the bride, and James H. Oglesby served as ushers, and Joe Ward was best man.

The bride's only attendants

[Picture] Mrs. Annie Wilson was recently honored at a birthday party given by Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wilson. Shown above are Mrs. Wilson and her granddaughter, Joyce Sue Wilson, who also celebrated a birthday. The little boy, Donnie Sherrill Wilson, a grandson, also celebrated his birthday on this occasion.


Now that the boys are returning to work in increasing numbers, Halloween offers a wonderful opportunity for a mixed evening party - reunion or get-aquainted variety. If someone is lucky enough to have a house or large apartment, so much the better, but a good party doesn't ask for more than a clean floor and a desire to have a good time.

As always, the main problems confronting the hostess at any gathering are those having to do with food and entertainment, so we have here a few suggestions. By all means have six or eight others share the expense, work and ideas. It is too easy for the party to become a burden when one person is responsible for it, and there are few ways of becoming acquainted as successful as en-

were Mrs. Allison Hathaway, matron of honor, and Miss Robbie Bishop, bridesmaid.

The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a light blue gabardine suit with black accessories. Her corsage was red rose buds.

Immediately after the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Barney E. Dewease, of Slater.

Following a week's honeymoon trip to Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tenn., the couple are now at home at No. 207 Butler Avenue, Greenville.

Out of town guests who attended the wedding included the following: Mr. J. M. Hathaway and Mr. and Mrs. Allison Hathaway, from Pageland; Mr. Joe Ward, Greensboro; Miss Robbie Bishop, Greenville; Mrs. Mrs. L. R. Morgan, Mrs. Minnie Buckner, Mrs. Vivian Howlington, Miss Ethel Buckner, and Mr. Cecil Buckner, all from Asheville; Mrs. Talmadge Mayfield, Greenville; and Mr. James Henderson from Green River.

[Column 5] Births

Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Poole announce the birth of a son, Charles Anthony, born October 1 at the Coleman Hospital in Travelers Rest.

Mrs. Poole is the former Miss Grace McCarson.

listing in a dish-washing corps.

If you have four or five carowners on your guest list, progressive dinners are an excellent idea. One or two people can be responsible for cocktails; another couple for soup and salad; a third in the next block or upstairs apartment can serve the main course; a fourth can prepare dessert; and the fifth will lend her living room for the evening. If your dining room table is small, the serving can be simplified by letting the guests help themselves buffer style and putting trays on their laps or on end tables. If your living room is large, the group can be divided up and placed at bridge tables.

If the party is an after-dinner event, a few light refreshments served half-way through the evening will suffice. Potato chips and popcorn can be brought in big cans, and a large mixing bowl of cream cheese, anchovy paste, onions and Worcestershire sauce is an excellent concoction for potato chip dunkers. Incidentally, cold drinks are a must with the above.

As for the entertainment side of the party, an old game currently enjoying a revival is one appropriately called ''Ghosts.'' ''Ghosts'' can be played by any where from 6 to 30 people and requires only a sheet, a black cloth and a broom. The director and a person chosen by the group to be ''it'' stay in the room while the rest of the guests leave to choose the Ghost. He re-enters wearing a sheet which trails on the floor and which is held above him by the broom to disguse his height. The black cloth is used as a mask and is pinned or pasted to the sheet where the face should be. Then the person who is ''it'' must guess the identity of the Ghost. If he does guess the name of the Ghost, the Ghost becomes ''it.'' If not, he must pay a forfeit. Then a new ''it'' is chosen and the game continues.

A game for the sedentary is nameless as far as we know, but consists of cutting out and pasting on shirt laundry cardboard advertisements from the Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal or other magazines of that size. The object of the game is to include the picture and slogan of the product but not the name, then hold up the cardboard before the guests and have them write down the name of the product. The player who guesses the most products correctly may be given a prize, or may be asked to pay a forfeit - announced at the end of the game.

Basketball is a popular sport at Slater. Plans are underway for several teams here at Slater this winter.

The Slater Library subscribes to approximately fifty periodicals.

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V. 4 No. 30 - The Slater News

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Page two; THE SLATER NEWS; March 20,1947

[Column 1] The Slater News Published Every Two Weeks By Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. Established 1790 In The Interest of Its Employees

STAFF ROBERT H. ATKINSON - Editor CECIL S. ROSS - Asst. Editor CLAUDE GUEST - Photographer

REPORTERS Weave Room: Ernestine McCall, Nellie Barnette, Gladys Cox, Rosalee Cox, Sarah Canham, Louise Bagwell, Pearl Price, Ethel Clary, Doris Jones and Irene Cox.

Preparation Department: Jessie Vassey, Julia Brown, Bertha Jones, Sarah Singleton, Blanche Raxter, Nellie Ruth Payne, Stanley Hawkins, Ruth Campbell, D. P. Garrick, Tom Boggs, and Marguerite Waddell.

Cloth Room: Opal W. Smith.

Community: Mrs. Raymond Johnson, W. Earle Reid, Ruby P. Reid, Doris F. Atkinson.

New Building (Con't. from page 1, col. 1)

Boat piers at the lake (new last year) will be completed by summer, and the camp expects to have a fleet of 12 rowboats for use by the scouts on this five-acre body of water. The camp chapel has been improved by the addition of a cupola and a bell given by Fred M. Medlock of Laurens, and by the addition of benches in the chapel given by Mr. and Mrs. Traverse S. Foster of Greenville.

Camp Old Indian had an enrollment of more than a thousand boy-weeks last summer and next season promises to be even larger, Mr. Williamson said. The camp had an enviable health record last summer, he added, with no serious accidents, and, according to the report made by Dr. Alva S. Pack, chairman of the health and safety committee, the campers gained 4,000 pounds of weight during the summer, or an average of four pounds per boy per week.

The ideal camp experience comes to the scout who attends camp with his troop, camp officials feel. The camp program offers an opportunity for troops to attend as a unit and to carry on their own program, supplemented by general camp activities and the assistance of the central camp staff.

Periods for next summer, to begin with the evening meal on Wednesday and close with the noon meal the following Tuesday, have been scheduled as follows: first period, June 11-17, pioneer camp - camp staff only; second period, June 18-24; third, June 25-July 1; fourth, July 2-8; fifth, July 9-15; sixth, July 16-22; and seventh, July 23-29.

Camp Old Indian is two miles east of highway 26 (GreenvilleHendersonville highway), 26 miles north of Greenville.


Today's column is a note of public thanks to the person or persons responsible for bringing to Slater two very good pictures recently. They are ''Sister Kenny'' and ''Stanley and Livingston.''

''Sister Kenny'' is a pictorial story of the life of Miss Elizabeth Kenny, Australian bush nurse who discovered a new and practical and revolutionary method of treatment for the victims of infantile paralysis - a method that leaves the patient whole and well and uncrippled with no trace of the disease.

''Stanley and Livingston'' is the story of the adventures of David Livingston, missionary explorer who went from London to Africa in the latter part of the last century. The things he found and the works he accomplished while in the Dark Continent provide a thrilling and inspiring two hours of entertainment.

Long ago educators recognized the advantage of pictures as an educational factor, and more recently many of our schools and churches have been using visual aids as a supplement to teaching. ''One picture is worth a hundred words.''

Mostly, we think of the movies as a source of entertainment, but they are much more than juat that; they are a source of great influence on the lives of the peoples of a community.

In Slater, the majority of movie goers are our young people. When these young people see in pictured stories the lives of the great people who have had a part in making advances in medicine, science, religion, literature, art, music, politics, or anything that goes toward making living better, they themselves are inspired to appreciate and achieve greatness.

Another reason why these two pictures are especially appreciated is that people naturally seek some form of recreation, and when good, clean, stimulating fun is provided, the tendancy to seek out undesirable forms of excitement is lessened.

Thanx for a couple of really outstanding pictures!

Card of Thanks

I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation to my fellow workers and many friends in this community for the beautiful floral offering and for the many kindnesses shown me during the recent illness and death of my husband, Mr. Jim Kelly.

Mrs. Estelle Kelly

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. - Robert Ingersoll.

Today is so big it uses a man up. - Grace Lally.

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shore line of wonder. - Ralph Sockman.

[Column 3] Cloth Room Chatter

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson had as their dinner guests recently, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Southerlin and family.

Clara Talley spent a very delightful week-end with her cousin, Elizabeth Hood, of Route 1, Travelers Rest.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl B. Epps are glad to have their little son, Larry, back home after spending the week with his little cousin, Jerry Baldwin, of Travlers Rest. Earl and Dennis missed him too.

Chief Warrant Officer and Mrs. Norman Blackwell and daughters of Greenville were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Johnson.

Misses Aileen Wigington and Norma Gene Guest were the recent week-end guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith.

Mr. and Mrs. John Reaves and family spent last week-end with Mrs. Reaves' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Duncanm of Greenville.

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Farthing and daughters and Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Smith, Jr., of Danville, Va. spent several days recently in the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Scarce. They came to be with their father, J. H. Farthing, who is ill at the Scarce home.

The many friends of Mrs. Estelle Kelly wish to extend their deepest sympathy to her in the recent deaths of her husband.

Everyone welcomes Bessie Shirley and Dean Looper back to work. They were greatly missed while being out.

Sallie Guest is still on the sick list but is steadily improving at her home in Marietta. We hope she will soon be able to be back with us.

Red Cross Drive (Con't from page 1, col. 5)

reached their quota of $35.

The second shift in Weave Room No. 3 under Overseer G. E. Ballenger reached their quota of $65. Oversubscribing their quota of $35 by $4 was the Drawing-In Department under Overseer M. C. Tilley. The Tying-In Department under Overseer J. H. Puckett oversubscribed their goal of $20 by $2.25.

Other departments were close behind these leaders with gratifying results.

The management, the overseers, and the Red Cross officials wish to extend their thanks to all of the employees of this Company for their splendid support of this worthy cause.

Robert H. Atkinson, Industrial Relations Manager, headed the Red Cross drive at Slater this year.

Card of Thanks

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Tolley and family wish to express their sincere thanks and appreciation for the beautiful floral offerings and gift presented them during thier time of sorrow by the second and third shift employees of the Preparation Department.


The third shift employees sympathize with Paul Epps in the loss of his grandmother, whose death occured last week.

Frances Miller, Winthrop College student, spent another delightful week-end at home.

Mr. and Mrs. Lumas Looper visited Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Foster on Sunday.

Mr. James Embry and Mr. J. E. Brooks made a business trip to Danielsville, Ga. last Monday. They also visited relatives while there.

Marynelle Turnbull of Greenville spent the week-end with Mrs. Lena Keisler.

Paul Goldsmith was a visitor in Easley last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Reynolds are planning to move into their new home soon.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Terrel and children visited relatives in Carnesville, Ga. Sunday.

First shift employees are glad to have Laten Green back at work, after being out several weeks recuperating from an appendectomy.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Farr and daughter were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ansel Farr.

Hazel Guest and Pearle Looper enjoyed a Sunday afternoon trip to the mountians recently.

Mrs. C. L. Hargrove of Greenville spent the week-end with her daughter, Georgia Scroggins. Mrs. Hargrove and Mrs. Seroggins also visited Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hargrove on Sunday.

We are happy to have Louise Lindasy back with us on the first shift after being off for several weeks.

Lee and Lucy Reece are all smiles and grins since the arrival of their first grandbaby on March.

Mr. and Mrs. Omar Phillips

Books Donated (Con't. from page 1, col. 2)

Mr. Burnette, a veteran of World War II, is an employee of the Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. and works in the Weaving Department.

The librarian wishes to thank Mr. Burnette for his kindness in remembering the library with a donation of his own books, and commends him for this thoughtful attitude toward other readrs.


One gray and silver trimmed Parker fountian pen in or near the village of Slater. If found, please return to Mrs. Fred Hargrove, Drawing-In Department, and receive liberal reward.


One black billfold containing currency, check and valuable papers. $15.00 reward. Finder please return to Mrs. T. L. Takacy and receive reward.

For a man to pretend to understand women is bad manners; for him really to understand them is bad morals. - Henry James.

[Column 5] and family visited Mrs. Phillips' mother, Mrs. A. A. Phillips, in Royston, Ga. over the week-end.

Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Sims of Laurens visited Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Bowers over the weekend.

Employees of the DrawingIn Department are sorry to lose Mrs. Donnie Bates. We miss you, Donnie, but wish you the very best of luck and much happiness in your marriage to Mr. C. C. Clark.

Mr. and Mrs. Haynie Campbell of Greer were the supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Arms Sunday night.

Mr. and Mrs. Leland Barnett were the week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hargrove and family.

Mrs. Frances Godfrey has returned to work recently. Welcome back, Frances.

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Springfield were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Simpson on Saturday night.







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[headline, spans columns 1-2] GOINGS-ON - - - - - IN WEAVE ROOMS -

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lynch and daughter, Linda, were recent visitors in Greer.

Mr. and Mrs. James Allison and daughter, Ruth, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Allison and children.

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Canham enjoyed having Mrs. Canham's brother, Lt. Johnnie Surratt, and his wife with them for the week-end.

J. D. Pridmore spent the week-end with his sister, Mrs. Willie Owensby.

T. R. Chandler gave a birthday dinner Sunday for Doris, Lillian, and Georgia. All had a very nice time.

We welcome Olin Rice on the

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second shift in Weave Room 2 and hope he will enjoy his work here.

Bernice Foster had as her recent visitor, her brother, William Hooker, of Brevard, N. C.

Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Case and son and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Moss were visitors in Hendersonville, N. C. Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. George Burrell spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Willis Pepper.

Miss Pearl Price and Miss Bernice Foster were present at the Mull-Ogle wedding which was performed iat Nine Forks Baptist Churth last Saturday evening. We all wish the couple a long and happy married life.

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Senior Class (Con't. from page 1, col. 3)

him by leaving him at home instead of taking him to the Holy Land with her, he rents her mansion to her dearest enemy and mother of his ladylove, where he masquerades as her butler, disguising his pal. Bill, as her gardener, and Muggsy, the college grind and Latin coach, as her housemaid. And all this sheme is not only to provide them with ready cash, but to enable them to discover whether their lady-loves are flirting with wealthier suitors. Their plans are upset when Aunt Sarah cancels her trip to the Holy Land.

The cast includes an affected society matron; her two charming daughters; a self-important banker; a fatuous villege poet; the college grind's jealous sweetheart; a timid dean; a superstitious colored cook; besides Peter, who is always in hot water; his pal, Bill; and Peter's aunt. The female impersonation is a riot.

The cast is as follows: Miss Sarah Pepperdine, Peter's aunt —Ruth Laws; Jasmine Jackson, Aunt Sarah's darky cook —Kathleen Reynolds; Cicero Murglethorpe, the dean of Elwood College—Jimmie Pierce; Peter Pepperdine, always in hot water—N. E. Hughes; Bill Bradshaw, Peter's pal—Gene Cox; Thorndyke Murglethorpe, Muggsy — Russel Hampton; Mrs. Georgiana Clarkson, a social climber—Mary Dodson; Nadine Clarkston, Peter's sweetheart—Fannie Mae Murton; Peggy Clarkston, Bill's sweetheart — Doris Hargrove; Malvina Potts, Muggsy's goddess—Bobbie McMullan; John Boliver, a wealthy banker — Harold Knight; and Dupont Darby, the poet—Roy Lebrand.

Admission for the play will be 25c for school children and 37c for adults and others. Advance tickets will be sold at the school. Proceeds will be used for a class trip to Washington, D. C.

Mrs. Wilma M. Cox, the class sponsor, is directing the play. _________________________ Religion is what the individual does with his own solitude. If you are never solitary you are never religious. — Dean Inge.

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Some Hints For The Lady Folks

Did you know that both the Labor Department in Washington and the New York Herald Tribune have prepared pamphlets to help you plan, buy for and prepare meals for two? Information of this nature is always invaluable, because most of the better cook books have recipes for four or more, and no matter how you divide them, you never seem to come out right. For these pamphlets, write to the Department of Labor, Statistical Division, Washington, D. C.; and to the New York Herald Tribune, Food Editor, New York, New York, asking for Cooking for Two. * * * Next time you have to put a dish of food directly on the ice, place a fruit jar rubber ring under it. The ring will stick to both the ice and dish and

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will hold the latter in place. * * * Rather than dirty a grate or rolling pin, rub to pieces of dry bread together when you want crumbs again. Do you use those on cauliflower? It's amazing what they do for an otherwise uninteresting dish, and you don't have to fuss with hollandaise sauce. Speaking of

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bread, try croutons in tomato or pea soup—fried in butter, they' delicious. If you're short on butter, use bacon fat. * * * When a recipe calls for egg whites alone, place the yolks in a well-greased baking dish which can in turn be placed in a pan of boiling water. When cooked, the yolks can be used as salad or hot dish garnishes. If you have any leftover fried eggs, just chop them up and

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[photo of coronation services at Slater Baptist, spans bottom of cols. 2-4] Shown aboe is another view of the Coronation Services recently held at the Slater Baptist Church where six girls were crowned. Several years of effort and work were necessary by these girls and their leader, Mrs. N. C. Hawkins, before they were entitled to this honor.

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Theatre Guide

March 22, 1947 "STEP BY STEP" Starring Lawrence Tierney Lowell Gilmore Ann Jeffreys ____________ March 24, 1947 "RETURN OF MONTE CRISTO" Starring Louis Hayward _____________ March 28, 1947 "NOBODY LIVES FOREVER" Starring John Garfield Walter Brennan Geraldine Fitzgerald Faye Emerson ______________ March 29, 1947 "DICK TRACY VS. CUEBALL" Starring Morgan Conway Rita Corday Rita Jefferys ________________ March 31, 1947 "VACATION IN RENO" Starring Jack Haley Wally Brown Ann Jeffreys __________________ April 4, 1947 "THE TIME, THE PLACE, AND THE GIRL" Starring Dennis Morgan Janis Paige Jack Carson Martha Vickers

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Miss Davis (Con't. from page 1, col. 4)

She also made a brief tour of the village to see the churches, homes, and clinic.

On this occasion, a number of parents, teachers, and high school students were guests of the Civic Club to hear Miss Davis as she gave some of her impressions of America, and now taking place in England. At the close of her discussion, Miss Davis conducted an interesting "question and answer" period, which was for the benefit of those who wished to ask questions.

As an added attraction for the evening, Miss Kathleen Farnsworth, teacher in the local school, rendered a cello number, after which she presented the following high school girls in a special vocal number: Misses Patricia Summey, Freida Thornton, Betty Vassey, Faye Dean, and Carolyn Marsh. The piano accompaniment for these numbers was played by Mrs. W. W. Stephenson.

Those who heard Miss Davis thoroughly enjoyed her discussion, and hope that she will visit Slater again at her earliest convenience.

The program for this meeting was planned by Miss Inez Graham and Mrs. W. Earle Reid. __________________________ [column 5]


We were very happy to have Betty Scarce and Gaile ("Butch") Burgess read stories at a recent meeting of the Thursday Afternoon Story Hour group. Betty read "The Travels of a Fox," while "Butch" read "Ask Mr. Bear." Both of these children are in the first grade this year, and Miss Margaret Coleman is their teacher. These girls read fluently and with expression, and all those present enjoyed hearing them. We not only congratulate Betty and "Butch" for their fine reading progress, but we also commend their parents and their teacher for the part they have played in the achievements of these children. _______________ It is always a great pleasure to welcome new members to the library. Our library roll continues to increase, and we credit a great deal of this to you readers who, finding joy in your reading, wish to shre it with others by telling them what the library means to you. To you who have not yet joined the library, we extend an invitation to do so at your earliest convenience. We need you, and we believe that the library can add a great deal to your "reading happiness."

This week we greet Mrs. Grace Griffin as a new library member. Mrs. Griffin is one of the second grade teachers in the local school, and we hope that the library can assist her not only in securing materials for her own reading, but in supplying materials for her school work, as well.

Mrs. Christine Stockton Miller is also a new member. Christine and her husband lived in Slater until recently, when they moved to Cleveland. We welcome Christine as a library member, and look forward to having her visit the library as often as possible.

Little Betty Ruth Ross is another new member, both for the library and for the Thursday Afternoon Story Hour group. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ross. Her sister, Violet, has been a member of the Girls' Library Club for quite a while.

Our latest addition to the library roll is Fred Cashion. Fred is an employee of the Slater Manufacturing Co., Inc. and works in the Weaving Department. _____________ We feel that Mr. and Mrs. Edward Laws and family deserve honorable mention for their unusual reading record. Living out of the village, they sometimes find it a little inconvenient to get to the library. Nevertheless, they do visit the library regularly, always getting a supply of books sufficient to last until the next trip. We understand that the whole family reads these books, after which they are often read by relatives and neighbors who live near. To the Edward Laws family, we say "Congratulations! Keep up the good work!

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Needs Review


Page Four; THE SLATER NEWS; March 20, 1947

[Column 1] Births

Mr. and Mrs Eugene Cody of Cleveland are receiving congratulations on the birth of a son, Richard Marlin, at the Wood Memorial Clinic on March 1. The baby weighed 7 1/2 lb. at birth.

Mrs. Cody is the former Miss Ruby Rollins of Greer.

Mr. Cody is connected with the Georgia Hardwood Company at Cleveland.

Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Thornton announce the arrival of a daughter at the Wood Memorial Clinic on March 4. At birth, the little girl weighed 8 lb. 14 oz.

Mrs. Thornton is the former Miss Ruby Mae Wyatt of Greenville.

Mr. Thornton is connected with the Standard Coffee Company.

Mr. and Mrs Dayton Lee Tyler of Marietta are the proud parents of a little son, born at the Wood Memorial Clinic on March 5. The little boy weighed 10 lb. 4 oz. at birth.

Mrs. Tyler is the former Miss Annie Robinson of Marietta.

Mr. Tyler operates a grocery store in the Marietta vicinity.

Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Coggins of Marietta are being extended congratulations on the birth of a baby daughter at the Wood Memorial Clinic on March 6. The little girl, who has been named Carolyn Diana, weighed 6 lb. 4 oz. at birth.

Mrs. Coggins is the former Miss Dorothy Mae Lee of Marietta.

Some Hints (Con't. from page 3, col. 4)

use them for garnishes too.

Here's a suggestion for the inevitable hamburger to give it a new lift. 1/2 pound ground round steak 1 tablespoon moist bread crumbs 1/8 teaspoon salt Dash pepper 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1 tablespoon fine dry bread crumbs

Combine meat, bread crumbs, water, salt and pepper. Shape lightly into two outlet forms. Spread each side with mustard. Dip in dry bread crumbs. Sear on both sides under broiler, turn heat low, and cook 5 minutes longer on each side.

Everyone Needs Self Confidence (Courtesy ''SHE'')

''How can I gain self-confi dence?'' Day in and day out hundreds of people ask psychiatrists this question.

What these people are asking is, ''How can I learn to have faith in myself and the things I do, to meet people and life with self-assurance and trust?'' And what they want most

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[Picture spans column 2-3] Miss Peggy Scarce, attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Scarce of Slater, who recently received a gold medal given by the Slater Baptist Church for perfect attendance at Sunday School during the year 1946. Congratulations, Peggy!

earnestly to know is, ''Can it be done?''

''Yes,'' says psychiatry. By learning to see themselves realistically, the unconfident can turn the trick of believing in themselves. Seeing yourself realistically simply means seeing yourself as you are - counting your good points as well as your demerits, your accomplishments as well as your failures. And if you can tke this prescription, you'll be taking psychic vitamins.

The unconfident neede the psychic vitamin of realism, for they have no clear vision of themselves. They know their lacks well, but not their virtues. They are expert at scorning, belittling, disparaging and underrating themselves - but not at valuing themselves. Their talents aren't spectacular enough, they think. Their achievements are nothing. To their good qualities, they're blind. People may think well of them. The evidence may be stacked high in their favor. But they don't budge their selfrespect from its same low level.

[Column 3] Let's say their job pays off with a fat check at the end of the week. They still insist it's an ''unimportant'' job. Friends say their party was gay. They say it should have been gayer. If they're praised, praise rolls off their minds. If they're called attractive, they feel it is flattery. They've lost the knack of believing good things about themselves.

''I know I don't think very much of myself,'' said a young man to a psychiatrist. ''I know I always think other people are

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[Column 4] OFFICE NEWS

Mr. A. D. Beard of Columbia was a visitor in the home of his cousin, Mr. F. J. Brannon, Jr., last week.

Mrs. Thelma Bledsoe and family visited relatives in Spartanburg, S. C. Sunday.

Miss Clarissa Camden attended a birthday dinner in Travelers Rest Sunday, which was given in honor of her greatgrandfather, Mr. Stephen Goldsmith, who is 98 years old.

Miss Elizabeth Ammons spent the week-end as the guest of her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Toby, of Hawthorne Lane in Greenville.

Mrs. Cecil Ross, of the Industrial Relations Department, celebrated her first wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 9.

superior to me. But I can't seem to help it . . . it's a habit.''

It's a habit, all right - one of deflating ourselves while we inflate others. And it's a disastrous habit calculated to send anyone's self-confidence into a depression, to make any of us feel small and inadequate and unworthy and unwanted. But, fortunately, it's a habit that can be changed. And the best way to change it is by cultivating a policy of thinking well of ourselves, of putting together again the opinion of ourselves that we've torn to shreds.

Take a good look at your assets, says the psychiatrist, instead of forever harping on your faults. In other words, instead of always thinking about what they've got that you haven't got, start thinking about what you've got.

''But what are my assets?'' many ask in bewilderment. ''I didn't know I had any.'' Assets aren't world-shaking things reserved for the great and the mighty. All of us have them. They are everything - little or big - that we do in the course of a day or a year, and that we do well. These things that we do well are the evidence in our favor. They can be our credit sheet in life. The reason so many of us pass them up is that we're so busy staring at other people's glory and at our own shortcomings.

So here are few to remind you. Maybe you're well-read or well-informed. Maybe you have a pleasing personality, do nice things for others, get along swimmingly with people. Maybe you keep your home in apple-pie order, though you haven't remarked it to yourself lately. Maybe that job of yours is ''responsible'' or ''interesting'' as everyone says it is, though you yourself talk it down. And maybe there are lost of other jobs you do well that you count as mere nothings. Maybe, in other words, you've been seeing yourself lopsidely - your good points and accomplishments in a haze, your failings in bold relief. To see yourself realistically, on the other hand, means to see yourself whole, to let your good qualities get a grip on your thinking. And when they get that grip - when you earnestly believe in them - you'll have all the confidence you want.

William James, the great psychologist, spoke of a per-

[Column 5] son's ''inner atmosphere.'' It's the feeling tone our criss-crossing thoughts and emotions create deep inside of us. It may be a nice, warm, cozy feeling of self-content, of knowing that we are good enough for life. Or it may be just the opposite. We, ourselves, make it the one or the other.

If we are ridden with doubt and mistrust, if our self-respect is shabby then the prevailing message we send to our hearts daily is one of self-disapproval and sick despair. But if, on the other hand, our prevailing message is that we are as good as the next fellow and can tackle our life job as well, then our inner mood glows with satisfaction and vitality and hope. We feel equal to ''anything that may turn up,'' as James says.

This emotion-warming conviction that we are equal to life is the healthy inner glow that self-confidence creates. - Stella K. Newman


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