4 %99& 0 d Jud -'©©'1' ©la•1 THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY Vol. 6 Akron, Ohio, December, 1967 Her 40th Goodyear Christmas 11 li Is Viewed As Pretty Special Her grey-green eyes spar-kle as Aline Moore predicts, "Christmas, 1967, will be pretty special." She's an authority on the subject. Since starting in the time-keeping department of Good-year, Aline has watched 40 Christmases slip by. The first was in 1927, just seven months after she cleared , - her belongings from a Tennes-see elementary school and de-cided to trade her teacher's desk for an adding machine at Goodyear. She came to Akron because her brother was a Goodyear man and he spoke highly of his employer. Since that tiihe each Christ-mas season has signaled the beginning of a new chapter in an ever-expanding voldme cov-ering the service of Miss Mdore. Flip the pages of the book and their story blurs into a kaleidoscope of changes, reloca-tions and new faces. The changing faces are one of the first things to come to mind as Aline looks back on her 40 Christmases with Goodyear. "There have been so many peo-ple who have come and gone since I arrived in 1927," she said. She started in the timekeep-ing department, but that was before its decentralization. Lo-cated in Plant 1, the department then was staffed by 125 women. They were responsible for all (Continued On Page 2) lEi 'llill'Il r *. ...MA'. 3·.- * 042el./4. .-'ll-- *1 4 i.$*.1. •*PRETTY SPECIAL" is the way Aline Moore describes the coming holiday season. She plans to retire in early 1968 after 40 years of service. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS DIVISION - AKRON WA92 ampt aake/... What Is Christmas? No. 11 A Wingfoot Clan photographer toured the Industrial Products Division recently, snapping pictures of employes in various departments and asking for their thoughts during this holiday season. In the - 1.rticle are comments by the employes along .· ures. Douglas Burns and Tom Clark Douglas Burns, calender room supervisor, feels Christmas could be a much more cheery time of year if everyone remembers to put safety first and avoid injury. He extends best Christmas wishes to everyone at IPD. Tom Clark, calender helper, looks on his six children as his biggest Christmas treat. And if the Clarks' seventh child arrives on time, he or she will be on hand to add an extra note of joy to th eason. * i . 'i....• .... .. .... Connie Sanburn and Phillip Yost Mrs. Connie Sanburn, stock cutter in airsprings department, is looking forward to the annual Christmas - party organized by the women in her department. Her Christmas shonping is out of the way and Mrs. Sanburn hinted she and her husband may celebrate the season by having dinner out. Phillip Yost, supervisor in air. springs department, has plan-ned a Christmas vacation in Florida. He and his wife planned to celebrate Christmas with his stepson, daughter-in-law and their three children before leav-ing for Florida. (Continued On Page 2) L. F * - I -/0 4 -9/.- ,» '.T- /- t ./ f. ,, , 1 f -../... S 01. 'p-pol 0 . + B I .-'- 4 t 41 * t 1 * " 1, *A 4 .* I *. . .9..'*':.4 \ GREETINGS 1*•. \ A , , FACTORY COUNCIL members " \ A extend best holiday wishes to all •. ) at IPD. Clockwise from 1 0'clock 14.* ' are Bob Helwig, Bill Knepp, Bill . t .. i 2 Culp, Paul Suloff, Jack Morris, ( ; Paul Dressler and Dale Carver. •* .- -, : .. \ . \. - " F /11 ID. =./. 14 . '·h * ' \ b .. illilillillitiswilk 51 ./".. *. --« 1 .. . - * ....n. * -7-I *.. 1 ..4 f./4 4 4- '4, ... * 4 * .-I -*.-Il- ..-I -4• ./.. ,* BILL LIN- 9 | NANE (co-chair-man) and William Bryant (general chairman ) review plans by their committee for this a fternoon's Christmas Party. Committee mem-bers in back-ground are: Stella Stecker (left) Iris Kerr (seated) Mary Wise, Mar-gie Keller, Sharon Farrell, Mae Gar-rett, Fil Thomas. Carol Stephan, Joanne Groves, Bonnie Haban and Evelyn William-son. Greetings From Management With very best wishes for a happy holiday season and the new year, we want to take this opportunity to thank the entire Industrial Products family for the fine personal efforts and contributions to our division dur-ing 1967. Watching the joyous proceed-ings of entire Goodyeai• faniilies Employes' Views On Christmas (Continued From l'age 1 ) =.wt.<wil. Rosella i\Tadden and Har T' Speer Mrs. Rosella Madden, hose department, brands, plans a quiet Christmas with her husband. A carpenter, he plans to retire in the near future. She extends Christmas wishes to co-workers in the hose dept., where she has spent most of her 32 years of service: Harold Speer, supervisor in the hose department, has plan-ned a Christmas vacation. He is hoping his son, who recently re-ceived his induction notice-will be home for Christmas 'along with his daughter, a student at Ellet High School. Wishing the people in his department a Merry Christmas, Speer com-mented, "They're fine people to work with." SALES ORGANIZATION at Industrial Products extetids- 41,4 season's greetings. R. E. Chapman, (left) manager of product marketing and Robert Mercer, general sales manager extended greetings and, 64... sincere thanks to the many men and women •ho produce our top quality products in adequate quantities to enable us to set another performance record in the marketplace. Your continued dedication will insure our mutual success and Tom Richardson and Richard Foor prosperity during the coming year. A Merry Christmas and a Borodkin Comienski happy and prosperous new year to all." Tom Richardson, supervisor in Richard Foor, belt builder, congregating in Goodyear Hall belt building, is looking forward says Christmas is his favorite Warren Sees 1968 Christmas Party makes one re- He returned this year from mili- when his home is headquarters last Saturday at the annual to a quiet Christmas at home. season. That's the time of year alize more fully the complete tary service and says, •'It will for a family holiday celebration. As "A Record Year" involvement of the family in iust be mighty nice to spend He has one daughter and four dad's and mom's association this Ch ris0'3· 6a'· at home for a grandchildren. Foor has over 40 with Goodyear the •hole year change. years service. Sales of industrial rub- Warren said. •The general in- through. ber products are expected erease in industrial activity, At Plant 2 the year 1967 has to increase at twice the rate added to the increased use of been a busy and challenging of the nation's economy rubber to replace other mate- period for Industrial Products. during 1968, according to rials, will make 1968 a record We are appreciative of the Robert B. Warren, general year ·for industrial products." loyalty, teamwork, and congenial manager of IPD. Illustrating steps taken to cooperation shown throughout He said sales of indus- meet increasing demands, he the year.. trial rubber items will in- pointed to the new conveyor Yours truly, crease 14 per cent- double the belt plant at Marysville, Ohio, George F. Comienski expected seven per cent growth and the $400,000 expansion of Director, Industrial Products '2 in the general economy and sub- the molded and extruded goods Sam Borodkin stantially better than the 10 per plant at St. Marys, Ohio. Plant Manager cent increase predicted for the 40th Christmas Near overall rubber industry. The total market for indus-trial rubber products, now about (Continued From Page l ) ity Control were then used by $900 million, will break over the facets of timekeeping. Aline and her staff of 14 women. .•r-id... 31 billion mark next year, he By comparison, today Aline Eight years ago she moved .4-* .:Iici. is one of a three-person staff the banks of time cards and .al/*Ng.•.- P.12"... -- ill....VA/mil Warren defined the market which handles timekeeping du- papers to the office in the Lowell McDonald and Joseph Frankland ts including. conveyor belting, ties for .Industrial Products' bridge. ,0 rver transmission belting, Hose Department. · Now Aline is contemplating Lowell McDonald, first man lated Christmas celebration. He lose, molded and extruded rub- Computers do, the rest. another move. on belt curing presses, plans to and. his wife had been expecting )c, r parts, rubber moisture bar- •'We're the go-between that . Southwest Tennessee looks in- spend the holiday with his wife to host their daughter and her ier and lining materials and separates the worker and the viting to her and after retire- and their two sons. He also is U.S. Air Force veteran husband ZI,(1 fabric containers. The $1 • :Gazing down at traffic moving ering a return to her native area. some time with his father, David for the holidays; however they · ,illion figure was. exclusive, he under her office in the bridge '•I'll still be able to celebrate McDonald, also a Goodyear em- will not return to Ohio until aid, of rubbe. r parts sold di- between IPD and Plant 2 tires, Christmas with Goodyear," she ploye, who was ill anil· off work early 1968. The Franklands 'are i,·(·tly to auto marifacturers. she recalled her first days at said, '•. . .you know the .com- for a short time. looking forward to getting re.. "We are extremely bullish Industrial Products. The facili- pany's building a new plant in Joseph Frankland, supervisor, acquainted with their three ihout the outlook for 1968," ties now occupied by IPD Qual- that area... near Union City." belt curing, is looking to a be- grandchildren at that time. 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RuDDER Executive Vice President HE ARRIVAL of the joyous Christmas season is a time of rejoicing for men in all corners of the earth. Free men everywhere join in solemn observance of this traditional Christian holiday. The reverence of the season is even exemplified by men of other faiths who join with Christians in this observance of the spirit that represents understanding. ., Normally a season for giving, the meaning of the Christian holiday represents a historic attempt of man to understand man. It is this quest for international understanding that makes this year's holiday season most memorable. At Goodyear, we have enjoyed a year of unrivaled progress and this measure of past .... . --*- I accomplishments shines with the promise of a future filled with continuing successes. -. It is only fitting, however, that we sacrifice a measure of personal enjoyment to the thought that man must learn to live in the Lord's house in peace. \ '. ...• '. - Thus, this sincere wish for a memorable Christmas is accompanied with a desire for the development of greater understanding between men and Peace on Earth for ·all time. To every man and woman in the Goodyear organization goes our deepest wish for a very r Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 036 * :6 .' :04...". tio pyibl -I:Tiwi 9.91:4 4.2;:4 ..1;;ei ..Cit/ 9.i;%4 ..5;504 .4/i#47/<•5•i•"/iri;4 1/:5;•47//*5;47/lillilllliilly'.Mi;il.Alfti•i.645#5147/41;441#figfirileigilrf.ki;il.6/flili.,ivaililidilililidilmir/4411*2:(Jilasili,5filili,5211;liAMEZE; IR 4,4 1•1. 4 44''.. *'.'' #El'' p, 4 * " t I , I. Vt* 14; k 0 'b• ... 4&\ 0.....I--I- /4 1*/.. ¥' , 4 2:* 1 0 Annual Christmas Pageant Goodyear's 28th Annual to the employe who best typifies Russell DeYoung, chairm,in of Christmas Program will be pre- the Goodyear spirit of integrity, the board, will start the pro-sented at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, zeal, loyalty and human under- gram, which will also feature Friday, in Goodyear Theater. standing. Financed by the the Tamburitzens, a 20-piece Outstanding event on the pro- Thomases, the award consists of string orchestra; the Miller Sis-gram will be the naming of the a. bronze medallion ·and a $1,000 ters, a girl vocal trio; six little annual winner of the Mildred V. grant. Thomas is former board angel harpists; Joe Sodja, a gui-and Edwin J. Thomas Spirit chairman of Goodyear. tarist, and a 70-voice girls' high Award. The award is presented A Christmas message from school choir. .f . . .1, 3 A .- '33.. '1. .. . I - 1 '4 I. . 1 I 44# ... L.4 1 LA --•4.0 ... *. )-1 Z., ..... 1 Xlfay. 'Load Range' Markings ...'/r..' H• ::1 UP, p,1.*lanu To Replace Ply Ratings The ply rating system for Boys On Blimp Alert conveying information on tire pressures and loads soon will be as obsolete as "We haue declared the month 0/ November as National cotton cord. It is being re- Blimp Watchers Month and wottld like to see you soon. We now haue branches in South Miami, West Palm Beach and Tampa." placed by a new system So reads a letter from the Blimp Watchers Club of South called the load range sys- Miami to Goodyear blimp headquarters in Florida. Although not tem, one which when yet a nationally known organization, the group compensates for coupled with related infor-size and fame with enthusiasm. mation - is more specific The letter and club made headlines in The Miami Herald in and more easily understood an article written by Jo Werne. Miss Werne is the daughter of by the tire buying public. Joseph Werne, a trucker in the inside transportation department The ply rating system at Plant 2 with 33 years of service. She graduated from Kent State University and has been working in Miami for the past has been used since 1944 by four years. tire makers inside and outside Writing about the Blimp Watchers, Miss Werne writes: the United States for all types :'They've got a blimp scrapbook filled with clippings, snapshots, of tires - auto, truck, bus, air-picture postcards, history of the Mayflower and letters from the - pilots, who might as well be astronauts in the opinion of the Blimp Watchers." The club includes Craig Stroupe, who wrote the letter to Display blimp headquarters, and four other boys in Craig's neighborhood. Parents and neighbors are active members, especially when the • s ••ra •sec• · blimp flies within sight of club members' homes. Accompanying Craig's letter was one from his mother, Joan Praise for the company's Stroupe, which said: "The first indication that the blimp is flying holiday decorations at the over is usually made by 'Radar Division,' Craig's grandmother, main entrance of Plant 1 has who comes out from her room grumbling ever so slightly that 'the come from throughout the static is pretty bad on my radio tonight. The blimp must be up.' East Akron community. The This sparks yells of joy, telephone calls and quick trips outside to display is considered the survey the sky. If it looks like its going over right on the button, highlight 'of industrial deco-everyone is forced outside and all able bodies are expected to carry rating in the area. a flashlight." Design coordinator Dick The flashlights are used to signal the blimp, which has re- Rice handled all the design re-sponded with a return signal that is the ultimate thrill for club sponsibilities for the project, members. and William T. Nicol, division Miss Werne writes: "The blimp's four pilots-Mike Farmer, head of point of sale adver-tising, was responsible for Lee Cermak, Dick Johnson and Joe Whelan look forward to the the installation. The Bellows greetings. Ofteh they'll detour to South Miami just· to greet all members in good standing with a friendly signal from the May- Electric Sign Corp. put up flower." the display. Mrs. Stroupe closed her letter with .these words: "The first sighting of this season is eagerly awaited. I rather fear for their On The Cover well-being and will keep the smelling salts handy." plane, earthmover, farm and in-dustrial. Now it is claimed that the term 6•ply rating" is not under-stood by the public, mainly be-cause a conflict exists between the ply rating and the actual number of plies. The most fre-quently cited example is the two-ply, four-ply rated auto tire. In order to eliminate any pos- THE NEW term '6Loid sible confusion and to assure proper tire application the load Range" is molded on each tire, range system was developed. followed by a letter to identify The new system will be used the tire with its schedule of load and inflation pressure first on passenger car tires and during the next 12 months will capacity. be extended to truck, bus and load and inflation, manufactur-motorcycle tires. er's name or code mark, compo- Under the load range system, sition of cord material, actual the term "Load Range" is mold- number of plies, tubeless or tube ed on each tire, followed by a type, radial construction ( if ra-letter ( A, B, C, D, etc.) to iden- dial ) and a Department of tify the tire with its schedule Transportation symbol indicat-of load and inflation pressure ca- ing conformance f.to applicable pacity. When associated with Federal standards. Also it may the tire size, the load range let- carry "Meets RMA and SAE ter provides the key to load car- J918 and V-1." All information rying capacity of the tire at will be carried on both sidewalls. various permissible inflation Truck tires will carry similar pressures. data. In addition future new For a time tires will carry lines of 100-level and premium load range identification and, on truck tires 8.25-20 and larger tires where ply rating now ap- will include a designation for pears, l'Replace ( Ply rating)" wheel position of specific tires: in smaller letters. Ply rating in- S for steering, D for drive, T formation eventually will be for trailer and P for piggy-back. dropped. A large outlined branding space In addition to load range iden- - also will be molded on all new tification, auto tires will carry other markings in order to meet lines of Goodyear truck tires various goverenment require- 8.25-20 and larger for truck op-ments effective Jan. 1, 1968. erators to 11se in identifying These include size, maximum their tires. This year's holiday scene was - S . ' created by artist Stan Randall, a former Goodyearite now work-ing at his retirement home in Sarasota, Fla. Employed in the advertising ,. department between 1917. and 1929, Randall later became a free lance artist in this area and carried out many art as-signments for the:,company. He is best remembered for previ- · ous holiday covers,dbn The Clan i and for his cartoon character, "Larry, The Lobby Boy," which appeared in The Clan for sev-eral years. 44 Before retiring to Florida, *1:244 Randall worked as a New York - artist and produced the nation-ally- syndicated cartoon, "Right Around Home." He has many friends and rielatives in the Akron area. MEMBERS OF THE BLIMP WATCHERS Club help moor the Mayflower before going on a ride in the airship. Working with the ground crew are Brian Parr, Vincent Gonzales, and John and Jim Rudolph. Progress Report On ,. Monthly Investment Plan 4 - Listed below is a report on the Monthly Investment Plan through which employes may purchase Goodyear com-mon stock, with the company paying the brokerage com-mission. The plan is available as a convenience to employes, and participation is voluntary. Subscripti6ns to the pIan are made through a monthly payroll deduction in the amount you specify. Details are contained in pamphlets that can be or-dered by departments from the stationery storeroom, Plant 1. September October November Purchase Price Average Price To Date 48.526 44.751 45.257 45.499 Number of Shares 1. --3 - - 584 1,681 2,108 Total 4,373 Number of Pdrticipants ' 916 2,447 3,175 .-/ <':•;,k' . ...•·lil= .,,1,26,*a,,* 036+a'l1w1*•i I '/....... 4,*i: '*.££ I r, 1%46 1 '. t. 9.3 -1. '.¥'*78/1 »'...1.2 't,I:.1•2•*•• Al ..11.1. ... 1 .1 .4 ..lig•im''ll . 9.'..0* ,"9 " ..1 A ..' 4 .,4,>, . '.,d•rf#f :/r .. e. / *, '* fix- '•7 .'.,M '. •524 ': t#JJ'' 1,•4' . .,•••••t.14,•t., '."I•'.i,t'SM':1 4'N 4EAR 1 9 ., ., 'ts, 0346''fl•'*.,11%,1 111:'; '1 B, 3: r 9 GO ODI, 111*· 44 . 1111.• -.* 3 1 * 4 11 \ 4 = -- .*A 4,1 .,liA Pr * 4. D 4. 43/.C t * , 6. I . :. + ,, , , ./.. D ,AAYFLOWER " .. * .1.h * gb ' 9 n. \ * 41 042 % V & ' > e 1/'111.3..,if.ili'IL;EETErt•626"': . .. /4 ..t.· 042Ilp-7,04**9* . f - ··r I ./ . A-I. 6.4,# 04#2I*Aw * 4 - ..*.1.4..44.1 </ 41 I. 4. 4 7 I N.. .* I. ,- ., lit . 4 f ..4 **W. '..-4-- ..0-*.fl 4 *40 444 -4 P 4. 94. ... * . 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The very slender Streamline tire (2) • came in the early '2Os and was designed to reduce drag in the • pre-retractable gear days. Goodyear's famous ultra-low-pressure • Airwheel tire (3) was mounted directly on the hub in 1928 to •. provide high flotation and smooth operation on rough fields. The 3 All-Weather tire (4) was introduced in 1929 and featured a • diamond tread design. The diamond pattern was retained on the • shoulder of the post-World War II tire (5), but the rib tread was • proving its worth. The modern tire (6) has a wider tread than its = immediate predecessor. == == = 46 m"==3" ...0.=. E . gigi '. 8 1:,1 ., 1,4•.1• lit, : 3= ...= *2111111111111111111111111111111111111111111Ihillitlillillill In the beginning there was the air- landing fields. -== =•== plane. And it flew, after a fashion, to But enter, again, Goodyear, with a dough- s == many exotic places... like from one nut-shaped thing called an Airwheel tire. It .= cow pasture to another. was big and wide and soft and fitted directly = == on the wheel hub, eliminating the need for EE The airplane was a sturdy machine. = the wheel. Inflation pressure was dropped - Particularly sturdy was its landing from 90 to 15 psi to assure "cushioned" land- =- gear, which consisted of landing skids at- == inds, and medical practitioners figured maybe m tached to solid metal struts which were af- ==== low back pain was caused by nervous tension * fixed to the underside of the fuselage. rather than the physical experience of land- M This, the pioneer pilots figured, was the =-= ing in an airplane. EE logical way to take off and land without i The Airwheel tire worked so well that E scraping the bottoms of their new creations. = And it might have worked out all right, many of the principles used in its design m still are in use. SEE except that nobody had quite figured out m how to make a soft landing. As planes continued to change, though, so - did the appearance of tires. Es •- Then, someone got the idea that maybe • tires would be better than skids. And when Goodyear added a diamond-pattern to the • junior found his bicycle hanging in the wood tread. The company had developed brakes R = shed, minus any visible means of support, he for airplanes and the patterned tread helped = concluded that Dad was out wasting time the brakes do their job. P- •= with that new-fang:led flying machine again. In the late 193Os, people started to forget = The only trouble with bicycle tires was about tires. The tires had become strong • that they wouldn't stay on the rim under the enough and reliable enough to support any gi Mi impact of those hard landings. Sometimes, plane during almost any type of takeoff or == pilots glued the tires to the rim. But, on landing. •-i= == landing, the tires kept tcoming unglued... Goodyear replaced the diarnond tread with • and so did a few pilots and airplanes after today's circumferential grooves. This im- = tire and rim parted company. == proved performance, but, from an artistic =i Anyway, in 1909, Goodyear got into the standpoint, ; made the tires very uninterest- I immi picture. Some bright young engineers de- ing to look at. signed a tire they felt sure could absorb Thus ended the romance of the airplane = SE, landing shock. They built a special rim to go tire. Il= with the tire, hauled the whole contraption But just to keep the record straight, tires • =n to the top of a three-story building... and have continued to improve, just as-airplanes •=r: dropped it. have improved. Better rubber compounds • The tire bounced. It didn't separate from and tougher fabric plies have provided better •== the rim, and the age of the airplane tire wear and much greater weight carrying • was born. capacity. Some of those early tires were thick. Goodyear has. even put a white sidewall on • Others were thin. Some had rubber treads. tires r for small airplanes, so maybe people • Some had leather covers to help them resist will start to notice them again. . m damage caused by tree stumps and plow- The only thing that hasn't been solved is Ea shares left behind in fields generously re- how to keep the airplane from bouncing • ferred to as airports. when some throttle jockey decides it doesn't • The tires proved worthy, everything con- really make any difference if he flares out Mq siciered, until 1928, when planes started to get at five feet or 50 feet and proceeds to ex-bigger, heavier and faster. ecute a beautiful landing of the.type that got = Ground loops, nose-overs, bumps and pilots to thinking about tires instead of N bounces became common at still primitive landing skids in the first place. rie·rlii!lllllllllllll1llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll•lllllllllllllllllllllll1llllllllllll1lIl11lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll1lllll11llllllllllllllllllll11lt1llllllll1llllllllllllllllllllll11llllllllllllllllllllllll8lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllilllllillll1lllllllillllllll11• :iKe 2-The Wingfoot Clan-December 21, 1967 ••.E.SE = :-# == == @ ® 1 111111•111111111111111111111111•111111111111111111111111111'Ill'111111111111111111111111111!111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111' '111111111111• 1,11'111111111Ilil--• /n memor/am •111 6 ' . 1 'i , 4 I . . 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A4•MI**,1·%4.#*w=44.0&38...4,w'$,il;-'* 042A·4-$#-4%: 03..s6=i•11•t4•01*,w,·e»*4.4 4*w·*·.*"- ·44,*·*·*44 *· 0·- '4•·2.p,l·..*,·'94&4 .K:.'%.'R.,41* .144*4'.i#2 Orr Robertson, 70, of 375 Watson St., died Dec. 1, at St. Thomas Hospi-tal. He retired from Plant 3 export wholesale and shipping in 1951 with 32 years of service. Survivors are his widow, Elizabeth, one daughter, two sons, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Ralph Fickes. 56, of 1173 Avon St., died Dec. 2 at Akron City Hospital. He was assistant to the development administrator and had 36 years of ser-vice. He is survived by his widow, Ruth, two daughters, his mother, four broth-ers and one grandson. Harry Barnhart. 65, of 1125 Santee Ave., died Dec. 6 at Akron General Hospital. He retired from Plant 2 re-claim in February, 1967, with 24 years of service. Survivors are his widow, Bertha. one step daughter and two grandchildren. Nick Matczak. 73, of 1044 Stroman St, died Dec. 6 at his home. He re-tired from Plant 2 banbury control in 1959 with 33 years of service..He is survived by his widow, Helen, two daughters, three grandchildren and one s is ter. Joseph Shay, 70, of 2140 Bigelow St, died Dec. 13 at St. Thomas Hospital. He retired from Plant 1 mill room in 1963 with 31 years of service. He is survived by his widow, Amelia, three daughters, one son, two sisters, one brother and six grandchikiren. 4-* .. 2· •t · .e, . . W..... :, . 14.•11;: i: .:. 4 1,91**9*$44··1/dirabidiohs1. 6 r..' ..»; ""'·',.:. ·1: . ..'... :I.'.'... '4. . :., I ....: f..:e':'..1. ...' , . ;...:...tt: L i ..'. S •4'*•ai•liia•x,fili.ll-ili•-illi•••*•.;izi1fi•21::%2ifi;+E:*i•A Id 0 - -46 *p 9%7 -f - - *-*Ob-1/**K·•»ri'«•:94 James J. Healy, professor of industrial relations at Harvard Business School, was in Akron last week to' hear grievances that have been certified to him. Healy serves as permanent um-pire for a number of other firms both in and out of the rubber industry. Ray Carl. 66, of 2813 Sanatorium Road, died Dec. 10 at his home. He re-tired from Plant 4 engineering in 1965 with 30 years of service. He is sur-vived by his widow, Blanche, one brother and two sisters. Anthony Koleta. 62, of 1562 Tona-wanda Ave., died Dec. 3 at Akron City Hospital: He was employed at Plant 4 industrial products molds and had 17 years of service. He is survived by his widow, Sylvia, one son and one brother. Correction V. H. Brommelhaus, person-nel manager of Goodyear Aero-space's Litchfield Park, Ariz., facility, has informed The Clan that Frank Enright has retired from GAC and he and his wife are now residing in Phoenix. On Nov. 9, The Clan erroneously reported that Enright was de-ceased. 50th Wedding Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Lucius W. ' Woodward of 1722 Shaw Ave., will celebrate their 50th wed-ding anniversary on Satur- · day, Dec. 23. The celebration is sched- · uled from 5 to 9 Ii.m. in the Goodyear Heights Baptist Church at 1767 Goodyear Blvd. 1 Mr. Woodward retired from Goodyear's Police Dept. in 1962 with 37 years of service. , The Woodwards have one son and one granddaughter. . I . I. I. . 49, * t 6 h t *44 9' 4 " * ' . . t 44. i , . r.' 1 /<malli' = 1. t 1/ 9 : 11* f & r 1. . : '4 .> 4 . .=- r ,r i ... 1 N '8 ..... *4, ,. '*4 *1 '. '* , f.: .-' . == ./ 1 ....... 1 '34 *. == 7 = == t* . /4 I* == ., .- -.....I. i ....... ....... == . == t" 1 '. ¥ '-*. '4 4* , .4 1 ,. *.'# : == . .' *'1 =i= .,1 /4 == * :4 " =-1-=-/ , . lillI.. . 3,* : 4 4' 4 ./ ......'. +9,- I . 2 ' B. P. '. 3 - * 1 . *. ':.11 hill: 't· D 3 liN i i, ii}, 1'1 ER .-'.- ,R, - -- 3 2..1 1 Ri Idea $$$ ' 4*4 -,- - -. ,-Ii:Alsilillilililililill illillilieu•xemilillexil•ifillit•*r••Nt:•C•*m:m:mimelii:2:M:Z:ttiGG#%ili B''*,'H., ./.M-0/*----#---'01.. '.:r> .dM.1t;.''' -----*---. 11, .:,/,1 7261. '111<,1,111-1 1111 11:.il. ,• A'IV,1 ' i 11,16 il:ri.lilI··"···, .tk': 2 k ........080.8/ 54% 094: ·Ir:illi#ihi ktil 2.lit. *1*6:r:*:64;,i4# &""al""Al:'ii, i ':.'., , 1 18/1/, il...Plit - )48.*1 Go To 23 EEffiv*• 4 ti.iii/aljOIL/ELELE:Lizili:.1 f.. THE GATEHOUSE In Akron Christmas is a time for family togetherness, holiday cheer, Three $50 suggestion ideas are among the nearly good company and happy spirits. $600 in checks awarded It can also be a time of family grief, holiday agony and Akron Goodyearites this saddened spirits. A look at Ohio traffic statistics shows one month. thing sure - Christmas is a killer. Larry Pifer, Andrew Fedor and the combination A survey of the five major holiday weekends during the of A. J. Shepler and A. D. Spen-past five years puts Christmas far out front in trallic deaths. cer were $50 award winners. A Last year 38 people died during the three-day Christmas total of $590 was awarded to weekend and in 1965, 52 died in that same period of time. - Pifer, of the Industrial Prod- 23 employes. Performances like this put Ohio among the nation's "lead- ucts stock room, suggested an intercom between supervision ers" in traffic fatalities. The state ranks fourth in the nation on the Banburys and his depart-in automobile deaths with 2,605 killed last year. In the last ment so the stock room can be five years, 10,921 have died in Ohio traflic, or an average of notified of any changes in the 2,184 annually. schedlile. Fedor suggested a change in One of every 3,945 Ohioans was killed in an accident in the paint and line booth for an 1966, one of every 85 was injured and one of every 19 was opening in the rear to permit involved in an accident. escape in case of fire. Shepler and Spencer suggested Even closer to home are the statistics by county. Summit the mounting of a switch on a County ranked third highest in the state for 1966 traffic deaths tire building machine to elimi-nate other equipment. Both men with 112. In 1965, 98 died in traffic accidents in the county. are in the Plant 1 maintenance One method of giving yourself a better chance this coming department. Joseph Agosta of Plant 2 re-holiday is to make sure your Christmas spirits are emotional, ceived the month's only $40 not liquid. Excessive drinking is involved in nearly half the award, the second highest. 53,000 highway deaths each year, according to Dr. William Three $35 awards were di-vided among four employes. Haddon Jr., director of the National Highway Safety Bureau. W. H. Reichenbach and Tom Davis of Plant 1 maintenance "lIn fatal accidents," says Dr. Haddon, "the most common shared one of the awards. The factor is excessive-drinking." others went to Steve Csipke of Plant 2 central maintenance and There are two other factors of special importance to ' Joseph Lang of Plant 3. Goodyearites this year. First, the majority of automobile A $30 award went to Leonard accidents occur within a very short distance from home. This Evans of Plant 2 central main-tenance. is significant in the Akron area where extremes of weather Awards of $25 were won by are sudden and resultant driving conditions hazardous. Edward Stanat of Plant 2 main- Secondly, long weekends, such as the approaching one, tenance engineering, William Spurgeon of the pipe shop, and result in an unusually large number of high-speed collisions Ronald Griffith of Plant 3. between cars moving over long distances in too short a period Twenty dollar suggestions of time. Most of these accidents are caused by driving too were turned in by Cyril Clerkin of Ihdustrial .Products, Delbert fast for conditions or by fatigue on the part of the driver. Both Coffman of Plant 2 tires and can be avoided by allowing plenty of time for holiday trips. Danield Spangler of stock prep-aration. The cost of Ohio's accidents could buy a lot of Christmas Coffman was the month's gifts. Last year the cost was $470-million, up 18 per cent from most successful suggester with $400-million in 1965. This works out to $1,300,000 each day awards of $20, $15 and $10. The other $15 award winner was being wasted in tratlic accidents. Clarence Kenley of Plant 1 ser-vice. That kind of money could fill many Christmas stockings. . ... 9'. 4 ' '., . /. , .1 . I ... ir......:... .. ... V. 1 036•4' .0,#* I. .+ .: .....' ' 1 '«40.- + ... ..'·, "• .4,e»*.:;.e 6: , 036:...4.+ ......11.... I I #-aw ***ABpr -.• ....di.fc... . --l. '. . <44 4 ., - ..O . -*1=1:*: .*1*1-, b '77 *"'•• /2 . p'r 1 049' - *4* ., 4001 1 A... L:h, **4 9410 C · I U 1 I . M M1 1 .-7/ . 9 8')4 1 # 1 ----1, .f•f #£11 i'te - 9 i (4 0 . I )41- 1 '»1 ././- A SAFE 68 & .....4 / »:14•At/* \,/ " ' 04s·2.,*..1,4119 4.:. **t: j.....; 1:. 2 . 2* .•. ' • , THEJAFETYMINDED COMPANY ., 4. . , ... /.;.1,4. 1 ./. *. /'*. I * . *' . . • +, 1 ..0 ./ I f " I i I . Winners of $10 awards were Carl Brown of Plant 2 service, Albert Strabic of quality con-trol, Raymond Purnell of Plant 3, and Jack Murphy of Plant 3. WINGFOOTTCLAN TH' .000¥tal 7,Ra & RUI.IR COMPANY Al"ON '0mON Published weekly in the interest of employes of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Akron, Ohio 44316 - - Offices on Third Floor Building Four Inside Phone.4142 Outside. Dtal 794-4142 Amliated with the International Coun-cil of Industrial Editors and its Akron chapter. _L Editor Amisociate Editor .... Stall Writer ..... Staff Assistant ....... ...., John Wlant Robert Stockton ... Larry Miller ... Irene Poulos Vol. 66 Thursday. Dec. 21,1967 No. 51 .- FH E =E == m -'I•.-/.*. - =.-pl *$-I == E:i • -- .--1-I .--.-/ • • SEE := :.2::' .i./.... g === == RE :== =0 ===r ES .- B gi =•= P-i• B == •tililillililillillilli'1lI1I11'IlIlI, 11. Ill == .=-=' -- Rufus Morgan Supervisor Bancl Building E:Ilil'11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111,11,3 *1: - E.:1 -.---.... ./. .F.E..#. t.-' r. : }•p,> i 4/•i '3 I B 036•e., -rs 0 -7. :'A i j 1, . th t 4 ..• JJ,\. 1 1 , ,•.0 ; 'L + r : • 2••'ti•••2 \ Richard Blitz Rep:Lirman Plant 2 John Polonic Estimntor Material:; C:>ntrol 1 ,1 14 40 Year Awards Roy Cossin John Reitenbach D. C. Gostlin - Machine Repair Tread Tubing Template Maker - Plant C Plant 1 Ind. Prod. Molds ./-. -• : E SE S= iiKiblllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll1lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll1lll1lllllllllllllllllllllll1lllllllIllllllllllllllllllllllll!lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllliBi Company Expands Safety 70 .. i ire Line A safety "tire-within-a-tire" used with premium passenger tire lines of Good-year for years has been re-designed so that it now can be used by motorists driv-ing on any of 10 types of Goodyear passenger tires, it was announced. Advances in tire engil neering now make it pos-sible to extend the additional blowout and puncture protection of the LifeGuard safety spare to Goodyear tires of the type that come on new cars, as well as the company's Suburbanite winter tires, premium tires and extra wide high-performance tires, Charles A. Eaves Jr., vice president, expl•ined. The LifeGuard safety spare is a special •second tire" that fits inside the conventional tire. It carries its own air supply and enables the driver to main-tain control of his car even in the event of severe blowout-producing tire damage. •Exhaustive tests and our thorough experience with this unique inner tire," Eaves said, "have demonstrated that the LifeGuard safety spare is the most reliable safety device cur-rently available to prevent loss of vehicle control in the event of a tire failure." He noted, ••We have no sta-tistics on accidents that have not happened, so there is no way to determine how many delays and accidents have been prevented through the use of Clan Schedule Due to scheduling diffi-culties during the holiday season, this is the final issu• of The Clan for 1967. The next regularly sched-uled issue of The Clan will be Jan. 4, 1968. ./ - -... 2..3.. 1.11 4=: === ES M .-,41 2•3 = .--. .-...-...--..-.. ..-..--..-.. EH m iE . ...... 2= 4-= 2= EL .*i EE ===3 iN == Fill 2/3 fr' ---= EER E.E.E.E./. =4 ----I-...- EE:3 =..:.=. t:=: :*.E 54 ta E.-..3.. ..... ---I te E =24 -21..=-. ./.-·14* =.--=.. the LifeGuard safety spare over the years. •But there are statistics on • the racing success of this safety device, which was adapted to racing tires by Goodyear in 1965 and won for the company the Award of Excellence of the Na-tional Association for Stock Car Auto Racing ( NASCAR)," he i added. "During the 1966 racing sea-son inner tires, traveled upwards of three-quarters of a million miles and were credited with preventing a considerable num-ber of crashes that would have occurred because of tire damage had the inner tire not been in use," Eaves said. "The figures are not complete for 1967, but we are sure that inner tire mile-age will have increased and that its safety record will be even greater." Eaves said the suggested re-tail price range for the Life- Guard safety spare is $20.20 to $24.50, depending on size. Holt Elected New Director Victor Holt Jr., president of Goodyear, has been elected to the board of directors of the Sherwin-Williams Co., Cleve-land- based paint and chemical company. His election to a three-year term took place during the firm's annual shareholders meeting on Dec. 12. Holt joined Goodyear in 1929 and was elected president.in 1 1964. He has been a member of Goodyear's board of directors since 1958, and also serves on the boards of the Rubber Manu-facturers Association and the Transportation Association of I America. Holt is a·member of the Presi-dent's Committee for Traffic Safety and of the Army Ad-visory Board. Page 3 -- ... •'* *.*. ./ 036 / & 4/4 '* A .'. L. 6 0 4- f 2•Morit 4 . I. 4 e .' • fh-'* * 7 ) 1 K + ..• , , % ... -- ..... ,0 V . 1. * ' , * * i ..*. ........... * ..., , t. * . 4 ., * 4$ a' * ·1 : *''14 43> . . '.*... . 4 '...... / 0"•'t *0oduct Progress Car Safety Padding '1 04216,•1-3-1/• Features Latex Foam atex foam has cracked ding field. autornotive safety pad- These shock-resistant quali-r market for the first ties are vital in safety padding. 3 Too much bounce in the foam 4. non-resilient, energy- can cause serious injury. irbing latex foam for Latex fohm also has had two other strikes against it. It can-ty padding use is being ilied by Goodyear to auto not be molded into precise and ufacturers. stylish shapes as polyurethane vo of the major auto manu-can, and, unlike polyurethane, it is not suitable for molding with-urers now are shipping some in a vinyl cover. The cover models with a section of shock-resistant foam pad-or skin must be applied to upholstered across the back the finished product. ie front seats, along the top Thus, latex foam has not been es. The padding provides a factor in safety padding. ection for rear seat passen- But with the Government ex-jolted forward by a sudden pected to require more and thick-ict or stop. er safety padding in the 1969 ' removing the bounce, Good- madel cars, Goodyear, which also · officials foresee far wider is a major supplier of polyure-of latex foam in safety pad- thane foam safety padding, rea-soned that a market would de- : in the next few years. ne of the most significant velop for latex foam. lications may be in the pro- For one thing, as Howard S. ion of rubber bumpers for Dannemiller, manager of foam . One automaker already is products development pointed ding some 1968 models with out, the Government wants head )er bumpers but with a restraints for the 1969 models. 1 polyurethane base. Head restraints can be manu-ther likely automotive uses factured with an integrated cover r be in head restraints and in - as with polyurethane or the cover can be applied to the fin- 1 rests between the front :S. ished product as with latex. fficials also predict a market Accordingly, foam produets energy-absorbing latex foam development men took the prob-lem to the company's Research safety padding in other ve-es, such as school buses, and Division, which has done exten-rotective athletic equipment. sive basic research on the physi-ecause of its resiliency, latex cal properties of latex foam. n's use in autos has been re- With the accumulated data of eted to seat cushioning. Poly- years of study available, scien- .hane foam, containing spe- tists quickly developed an energy-energy- absorbing properties, absorbing latex foam that met dominated the safety pad- safety padding requirements. • K·•44.1• 6 xpansion At Lincoln More Employes 1 $5.7-million addition supplier of V-belts and radiator loodyear's Lincoln, Neb., hose both to auto manufacturers nt the fifth major ex- and to the replacement market, ision in six years - has and of power transmission belt-ing for the farm equipment, con-n anounced. struction machinery, appliance, \lmost one-quarter mil- and other industries. i square feet of manu- The new laboratory for devel-iuring, warehousing, oflice, opment and testing of power oratory and power plant transmission belting, Warren ce will be added to the pres- added, "will be, by far, the most facility, which manufactures complete and sophisticated in elts and other power trans- the rubber industry." sion belting, and radiator Construction of the addition e. will begin immediately. It is he expansion will mean an scheduled for completion by the ntual employment increase end of 1968. 200. Current employment is The 240,000-square-foot ex-ut 1,400.and the 1967 payroll pansion is almost as big as the be approximately $10-mil- original, 244,000-square-foot building purchased by Goodyear obert. B. Warren, general in 1945. The plant has been inger of the company's In-trial Produdts Division, said growing almost continually dur-cxpansion 44reflects the grow- ing the past.five years, and the clemand for products made present program will bring the .incoln, as well as Goodyear's · total area under roof 25a4poprox-c, aging share of this mar- imately 900,000 square feet- ,, almost three and one-half times 170 I,incoln plant is a major as large as the original building. ff.h ·1-The Wingfoot Clnn-December 21, 1967 ENERGY-ABSORBING PROPERTIES of Goodyear's new latex foam for safety padding are shown in this photo. A steel ball bounces only slightly when dropped on the new energy-absorbing foam attached to a car seat, while it rebounds several inches (inset) when it hits the resilient foam used for auto seat cushioning. Removing the bounce reduces the chances of whip-lash injury, because the foam absorbs energy caused by sudden impact instead of snapping back. rir.,%:47*1-.•:*-*•...#.-• .:·.'*' · ...'&'. *.. 0. 36... ......12&-1 ..1. 0.=36..*.......'=.......... ....." .... ." fit:e,1,· . & '. ...I 4 . prltts,g• .M •*:·. .·*· ··· :. 1 :; , · 4 , 1: fi,. ,, ,• , , , : · • , •. •. ,.0.1362¢ 4 • , i ,. ·, *2Mr_r e' «444.•*•, I ., t.t ···'«' " '' . · it ,..1 31 0 4. 4. .. 1... ... . . ... , . ..'... v b ".,7 1,7';7 7.1.2 ' 4.4. 3:. *2* ** ,A (Editor's Note: This column reports activities of our com-petitors that may directly or indirectly affect our business efforts.) A new private brand line of dry charge batteries has been introduced in the replacement market by Ashland Oil & Refin-ing Company. The batteries are made by the Electric Storage Battery Company of Cleveland. **/* Since acquiring the Barberton, Ohio plant of Seiberling Tire & Rubber' Company, Firestone has announced completion of a multi-million- do]larmodernization pro-gram. This included installation of new truck and passenger tire building · and ctrring machinery. Seiberling's sales for the final three rnonths of its 1967 fiscal year ending Oct. 31 were.;31 per • cent above the same period for 1966, it was reported. * * The Federal Housing Admin istration has approved B.F.Good-rich vinyl plumbing materials for ·usein residential building remodeling under FHA insured financing. A company official re-ported that he foresees savings * as high as 35 to 50 per cent if builders use vinyl plastic -ma-terials. - * * Hooker Chemical has an-nounced development of a 6'revo-lutionary line of man-made 1 . fabrics that it said combine pr6perties unobtainable in <any existing material. The tirm said researchers have succeeded in making fabrics that can be washed and dry cleaned, and are odorless, unstainable and abra-sion resistant. ., 036 *** A molded helicopter seat made of boron carbide and that can stop an "armor-piercing" bullet has been.developed by the Nor-ton Company. It weighs 20 pounds less than previous seats, the firm said. *'* * A new amphibian vehicle called the Amphi-Cat uses six fat, no-ply tires made by B.F. Goodrich. The tubeless Flex-A-Wall tires look like glorified inner tubes and use only one pound of pressure. They are de-signed to be inflated to a sug-gested circumference of live feet three inches. ' I 4,- '•e'. * 4 4 b , 4 .,4- 4 9. p . I + 1 Ir I '.1., t ...t ,« ......... :1•....19, : <,45, 7, ' i :E•.liff, t 1' Ii. * . .* / .* * / '11 * * * <. 9 4 4 04 h 0 4 I * '* * 4 . ... - ........... -- I. ». 1 .' rt. '' 4.1. , ,<4•• .. . 4.'ir/,af•ir,4 #, 9 -- Annual Christmas Party Attracts 31 000 Cnildren I . "The good weather helped to make this one of the biggest Christmas parties we ever had," said Chuck Bloedorn, director of recre-ation, after the annual event last Saturday. Approximately 250 pee-pie helped set up and con-duct the party, and gave away 31,000 toys and 31,000 bags of candy. The Employes Activities Committee played a large part in the success of the 1967 party. Eight fulllines poured through Goodyear Hall from the time the doors were open at 7: 50 a.m. until 1 p.m. when the steady flow subsided slightly. The doors closed at 5 p.m. The 1,500-seat Goodyear The-atre was filled to capacity for each of the four acts of Sabo's Chimps. A total of 6,000 chil-dren saw the act, and many more jammed into the seats for the cartoons throughout the day. "Bullwinkle was a big attrac-tion," said Bloedorn. #,The chil-dren just wanted to walk up and touch him. And they wanted to shake hands with the organ grinder's monkey." The organ grinder was Ar-nold Masino, and he and his monkey were a big hit with the party goers. Other busy people included Chic Johnston and Don Lockert, both better known as Santa Claus at this time of year. Bloedorn also received favor-able comments on the nativity scene and the Christmas tree, which he thinks was "the most beautiful tree we have ever had." The most popular toys were the same ones that have proven popular in the past-footballs, basketballs, tea sets, rifles and pistols. RANKING HIGH in popu-larity at the Christmas Party was this bewhiskered chap, who sat ready to hear requests from youngsters up to 12 years of age. DONALD AND MARK Newell were delighted at the prospect of basketball practice. They were prom-ised instruction in the game by their father, Charles Newell Sr., a service employe at Goodyear Hall. LADEN WITH GOODIES, Tina, Terry and Steve Stouffer stop for a chat with Russell DeYoung, chairman and chief execu-tive oircer. They are grandchildren of S. S. Stouffer (left), a retiree from Plant 2 tires with 35 years of service. At right is their mother, Mrs. William Stouffer, whose husband is employed at Metal Products. GOODYEAR BAND members watched over the crowd in the Goodyear Gym Saturday, while setting the musical atmosphere for the annual Children's Christmas Party. . WATCHING with stars in their eyes, youngsterswere thrilled by the Christmas Party festivities. .'1 :41 '• 4,1, . 44, 4 I 0" 4 * 44 3 *:1. I/:04:I... ...4...4 ... * ARNOLD MASINO, his monkey and his music box captivated everyone at the party. Roaming through the gym, Masino was always surrounded by a throng of wide-eyed children. e. n:.• m IiI 14/ir/,VilTZE•EZE•IIIIII" If SELECTING the gift of their choice proved to be a big problem for scores of youngsters who studied display shelves at the party. 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'* , 4* 9 4'' 4..1. *** * * , ..', + a ,../,11•. .> 1 0,, *P+ .''I !*. ·' P, /. - *." ** A- / 4/ 'Ki 4 11 '4. 9 4/, k '*4..·.' "M,- ..41 .4, . 4*# '•1 ." b . rR e' 4. .'.. ..4 ,. *91 . 4 ... , 4 . 44, 29 *fl .:4, 4/44/9 IR *:, ,#.10 . I. ''.A . .. /*' 042*81 '4..3• ·t. .,# , . '* *t. 4' I. -# .. .... 6, -- f r ' 4, ....4.. agers Collect Victories; To Meet Phi'Iiips oni oodyear's basketball Goodyear ran its season rec-i faces its stiffest test ord to 8-0 last Sunday, defeating ie young season tonight a surprisingly tough Macomb ursday) when it meets AAU team, 86-80, in Macomb, Phillips 66ers in Bart- Ill. Goodyear met the National ille, Okla. Zip Code team in Milwaukee Tuesday night. will be the 106th meet-in one of basketball's Phillips boasted a 12-1 record through Sunday. The 66ers .t rivalries. Phillips holds played the University of North 37 margin in all games be- Dakota in Grand Forks Mon-n the two teams. However, day night. The 66ers only loss Lyear had the edge last was to Oregon State in Corval- ,n, winning four of seven es, including a 77-62 deci-lis, 70-67, in overtime. in the finals of the Na- The game against Phillips al AAU tournament in will see a return to Bartlesville 'er. hardwoods of Tom Black, the GOODYEAR SCORING ( 8 games) ayer GP FG FT RB TP AVG. il Fowler 8 49-78 14-17 40 112 14.0 ,m Duff 8 41-86 21-25 35 103 12.9 indy Berentz 8 38-61 11-11 35 87 10.9 ,rn Black 8 32-65 9-13 54 73 9.1 ennis Berkholtz 8 26-46 10-13 18 62 7.7 ike Patterson 8 26-37 7-12 29 59 7.4 ,rry Curless 8 26-61 4-6 22 56 7.0 ary Williams 8 17-45 17-19 44 51 6.4 ihn Schroeder 7 19-47 6-19 25 44 6.3 m King 8 22-48 2-3 46 46 5.8 d McKee 6 8-14 7-8 22 23 3.8 oodyear 304-588 108-146 370 716 89.5 446. 1· Tee Movies Slated ':.,M 11 j.1.14.8 Goodyear Games ix home games by the Akron dyears will be twin-billed 1 free feature-length movies, ,rding to company recreation irtment spokesmen. he basketball games, all in uary and February, will be 'eded by a movie to be shown ;oodyear Theater. A cartoon will be shown, and after movie, children will be given admission to the basketball ics, which will be televised. ates for the basketball-movie binations are: Sunday, Jan. Sunday; Jan. 28; Saturday, 3; Saturday, Feb. 10; and day, Feb. 25. The Saturday ·ies will begin at 11;45 a.m. i the .basketball games to t at 2 p.m., Sunday movies start at 1:45 p.m. and the ics Will begin at 4 p.m. [ovies are: Jan. 21- "The st and Mr. Chicken," with i Knotts; Jan. 28--. ('Town ier," with Dana Andrews Terri Moore; Feb. 3 -- "In-n t at Phantom Hill," with I·'uller; Feb. 10 - "Paradise •-a i i an Style," with Elvis Presley; Feb. 17 - "Blindfold" with Rock Hudson, and Feb. 25 - "Gunpoint," with Audie Mur- Phy. Heavy Pin Play Set For Bowlers A Heavy Pin Bowling Tour-nament which gained popularity earlier this year is being revived during the current bowling sea-son, according to Frank Balint, manager of Goodyear Bowling Lanes. Balint said the • tournament will be played every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Sun-days from noon to 2:30 p.m. Both men and women will be eligible in the doubles t6urna-ment. The highest three scores in a four game series will be counted. Keglers will be playing with pins weighing 4 % to 5 pounds each. Normal pins weigh 3 pounds, 4 ounces. re 6-The Wingfoot Clan-December 21, 1967 6-11 center who played with Phillips during the 1964-65 and 1965-66 campaigns. After a year away from major competition basketball, Black has returned as a starting center for Good-year and is leading the Akron club in rebounding with 54 grabs. The Phillips game concludes pre-holiday play for Goodyear. The Tire team will resume ac-tion in Philadelphia on Jan. 4, defebding its Intercontinental World Cup championship against top-ranked teams from Italy, Brazil and Spain.' TOM BLACK, Goodyear's 6-11 center, will be aiming at a fa-miliar basket tonight (Thurs-day) when Goodyear meets Phil-lips in Bartlesville. Black played with the 66ers during the 1964- 65 and 65-66 seasons. r... .'.' 1'. Recreation Items Make Ideal r· .JIfts Goodyear's Recreation Office has several gift pos-sibilities for employes, fam-ily and friends. Season basketball tickets for the defending National Amateur Athletic Union Cham-pionship Goodyears are on sale in two different versions. Re-served seat season tickets are $10 each and general admission season tickets are on sale at two for $12. Season tickets for open bowl-ing at Goodyear Lanes are also on sale at two prices-50 games for $15 · nd 1 qn n n.,,S for $0 5 Golf lessons from Goodyear golf instructor John Clancy, the assistant pro at Portage Coun-try Club, are available at $15 for six lessons. Clancy warns in-terested Goodyearites to sign up early. Another Christmas gift idea is a vacation trip. At 7 p.m. to-day ( Thursday ), a travel meet-ing will be held in Goodyear Hall. All interested employes, family and friends are invited to hear about trips to Las Vegas and the Bahamas. For further information, contact the Recre-ation Office or the Goodyear •r nvrl P13 't; 111 ' recreation activities i* · ' * A•'4 ':6* ,#'.· ' " I·*'. · 49 2.· ·, 04"2 4 :' •" '. 4«,5 4,• ·r. .11... .'ib:*-'9 • '' ' : . p•k ). ' i.'.. .i. -4 0364•1.3. .;*1 ': 711':39. 6:f•6:61.,;•·,·•1 i ",4:·. i -,· ·: '... ··.•':<:1•3 ·· ·:,:,%1 1.· :·1: •,1, .....; 4 ,. : 'p*' ''3 4 6,,6 04A2b.i1. 1 42 '. .i ·. ':• *. 042.' 2.. 4 .. 4 P • • •A. '9""* 1,: ·· ··• 03·629 ·••:*••1·••'4i,,• ,¥f 4:' •• •• 4 . '• . ,•• 7.;..1.4.,• 4:.-. 1 / ., 47 .Ax + IM Y+.1%4» .. ....2-4, .'i.·:,AZ ..,AI•:...·. : ·; "1; · :··I , 14 • . ' ·,•'f,'.8.4£,.*' b'.' I03,•64-1'4 '69% I. ': .*1•M.* ,0.3,•6·'·4 " ·•·'·**•··- .44.- 4 . ...: *.:*4, 4 -'4% ....A 042*IN-AAAM.,•.A..),4-*0914,**0-*CKJA;AA:640* 14*:1,.. 4104 4•L.,L,•.•*wl 036,•4;.*4A--JU:*Vt;444Jk1UAMAA.L 042L,-11%•&94 Mixed Doubles Sons' Basketball Tuesday, Dec. 26, will be the Primewraps and Snow Studs closing date- for Scotch Mixed were victors in the International Doubles Tournament action League opener for the Sons of sponsored by Goodyear Lanes. Goodyear Basketball season. The tournament started Sat- The Primewraps covered Double urday, Dec. 16 and each man- Eagles 26 to 22 while Snow woman team is slated to bowl Studs scuffed Whitewalls 18 to 4. six games. In National League play, Wide Remaining dates for tourna- Boots rolled past Drag Slicks ment play are Saturday, Dec. 26 to 20 and Wide Ovals topped 23,4:30 and 9:30 p.m. and Tues- Wingfoot Jr's 32 to 28. day, Dec. 26, 11 a.m., 3 and American League action found 7 p.m. Wide Boots outrunning Radials 37 to 14 while Film & Flooring covered Banburys 24 to 23. Top Akron Bowlers 5 Leagues Goodyear Bowling Lanes will be the scene of high scoring Begin Play bowling action Friday, Dec. 22, at 10:30 a.m. when the Akron Divisi6nal Basketball Leagues Bowling Proprietors' Associa-opened the 1967-68 season in tion Doubles Traveling League holds one of its events. Goodyear Gymnasium with five Frank Balint, Goodyear Lanes leagues involved. 46 .some of manager, predicts, In the Morning League, Rim Plant topped Research 53 to 47 Akron's best bowlers . . ." will take part. while Wheel & Brake edged Rejects 39 to 35. Local Two and 4<"rE f.'.,4 • ..' ' • I I ., .g4il-#9.4..1. *:..4. .' .·' .. 1 1' At-,Fij• I *'. " , ,<.,:*4.. I . In ·Northern League, Local :4 2.39 ;03644 ...",0 1 I. 9,4.4.'ll ** I ').,09.:' .• 4. ..#:95"*74 ...5 44:01. '1•.e\' ...1' 149*le.. , Two beat Farm Tractors 75 to 60, Alexfinder Aces slipped by Winded Five 57 to 55 in an overtime game, and Interplant put down Three Steps 55 to 51 in an overtime game. Plant *'C" I Michael's Lounge holds the lead with In Eastern League, Fiesta 80 points. Bob White scored the top Room topped Stutlers Stars 49 series, 649, and Al Weigand rolled the to 45, Industrial Products out- best individual game, 237. Black Label rolled the best team game, 906, and the shot Silents 35 to 25, and Tire top series, 2,546. Four-In-One Development drew a bye. Top Five fs leadinjr with 3716 points. In Southern League, Alexan- Evelin Tokie and Thelm4 Fitt shared honors for the best individual game by der's Flashes rolled over Rock- rolling identical 162 scores. Betty etc, 54 to 25, Demos topped Holmes had the top series, 464, Bowler- Zorba All-Stars 56 to 47, and ettes scored the best single game, 608. and the high- series,. 1,659. GAM stopped Squad 69 to 55. Production Service In Western League, Industrial Strohs holds the lead with 37 points. James Cole rolled the best individual Engineering rolled over Ankors game, 224, and Chuck Franklin scored 57 to 26, Alexander's Jokers out- the top seriu. 586. Strohs had the top Mingle game, 987, and Rollers scored the dist;anced Country Clubbers 47 best series, 2,806 to 36, and Controllers topped Junior '*A" RocketA and Calientez are tied for Firehouse 37 to 28. the lead with 40 points each. Pat Mef- Holiday Bowling Goodyear Bowling Lanes has scheduled special hours during the Christmas Holidays. Man-ager Frank Balint reports the lanes will operate on regular schedule Friday, Dec. 23, but will be closed Dec. 24 and 25. The bowling lanes will be open Dec. 26 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and will continue regu-lar hours thereafter, including the New Year's weekend. fert had the top individual game. 213, and Doug Cantrell rolled the best se-ries, 551. Rockets stored the top single garne, 889, and the best series, 2,534. ,, Junior "B Unbeatables hold the lead with 39 points. Greg Bachman scored to top individual.game, 185, and John Vinson had the best series, 497. Gutterballs had the top single game, 610, and.the best series, 1,653. Development Vitels hold the lead with 37 points. W. C. Smith scored the top individual game, 232, and E. Knaus had the top series, 585. Bowl Dusters scored the top team series, 2.786, and Rollers had the high single game, 971. Senior Classic Team Number Seven holds the lead with 81 points. Sherman Wiley scored the best individual game, 227, and the top series, 590. Team Two rolled . the high single game, 876, and Team Seven Bcored the top Meries, 2,493. • " * I , 1 \# - 4 - .94 . 3 44...' ..... 4. •* .: t..y .'4. #....Ill- -. L- '• Free "want ad" service is open only to Goodyear Tire Employes, retirees and family members. including widows. Ad• must be limited to 25 words including home telephone number or address. • Department numbers and signatures are required. UTOS & ACCESSORIES FOR SALE 1957 Chevrolet, all parts good, must :ake car, $50. 784-1789. Ford parts, 406 block, polished crank, rods, headers, new reworked C-6 Cruiso-fnatic transmission, cam, soljds ; 1966 londa Scrambler, custom paint, Hi-risers, nice street bike, $500 or best )ffer. Canton, 492-6907. 1959 Oldsmobile 98. 628-2284. Four used 8:25-14 bsw tires, $20. 533-5784, after 5 p.m. 1961 Chevrolet Biscayne 6-cylinder, 2-d, $275. MI 4-5665. 1959 Pontiac station wagon, $275. 633-3180. Four 7:75-14 wsw tires, 10,000 miles, $25. 784*5149. 1960 Forci station wagon, good for parts. $75. 784-5515. 1965 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88. tudor rIT, automatic, PS, PB, r & h, new ires. 633-3042, after 5 p.m. 1964 Volkswagen, owner has gone to Viet Nam, must sell. ST 4-6217. Snow tires. 6:00-15 Rambler Ameri- :an. 724-0885, after 6 p.m. or Satur-lay after 2 p.m. Four chrome wheel covers, 14", $20. 773-1711. 1964 Rambler 770 station wagon, 3200 and take over payments. 628-1741. 1959 Chevrolet Impala Convertible, 8, automatic, new top and tires, $100. 297-1349. Two 6 :40-15 bsw tires, $30 for both. 182-4939. 1959 Ford 2-d, standard gear shift, 1-8, $125. ST 4-3009. 1963 Mercury Tudor, HT, r & h, two new snow tires. ST 4-1110. Two new snow tires, 7:35*14, mounted on Rambler wheels, $35 ; four used 7 :35-14 bw tires, less than 2,000 miles, 912 each. 836-3398, after 5 p.m. Four wsw tubeless tires 8 :25-14. 928- 9687, after 5 p.m. 1960 Impala 2-d, HT, 6-cylinder, au-tomatic, r & h, $250. 724-3670, after 5 p.nn. 1957 Studebaker 6-cylinder, standard jhift. 773-7760. 1960 Dodge Dart, maroon. 688-8514. 1967 Volkswagen squareback sedan, _mall station wagon, 4,000 miles, must sell. $2,100. 745-5360. 1959 Chevrolet 1/6 -ton pickup, 1965 3-cylinder engine. 929-2414. One new 8:20.·15 wsw passenger tire and rim, will also fit 9:00-15. 376-9296, ifter 5 p.m. Two Goodyear Suburbanite tires on 15" rims for 1965 Ford. 784-3516. 1966 Honda Scrambler, must sell, no -easonable offer refused. 928-7976, after ; P.m. 1964 Chevrolet 1/6-ton pickup, $1,100. T33-3798. Two snow tires 7:60-15. ST 4-8706. 1959 Ford 2-d, 352, V-8, automatic, ;175. MA 8-9315. Two 6:95-14 winter tires, half worn, ;4 each. 923-5062. 1966 Corvette, one top, 350-hp, 4- ipeed, posi, blue with white top. 296- 3014. 1963 Buick Special 4.d sedan, snow tires, r & h. 699-2548, evenings. One 7:00-14 bw Suburbanite, locking gas cap for GM compacts, 14" Oldsmo-bile 442 spoke hub caps. 733-9700. 1963 Pontiac Tempest, 2-d, sedan, new brakes, front tires, battery, take iver payments, $390. 724-8531. 1958 Plymouth Sport Suburban sta-tion wagon, V-8, torqueflite transmis-don, r & 1, $100. 633-2092, after 5:30 p.rn. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Two 9 -acre lots, 2 acres, bungalow, double garage, evergreen and maple landscape, fruit trees. TY 6-1489. 100x215 level lot, Greensburg Wood-lands, gas and hard surface street, 1$2,200, must sell. 673-6083. Two-bedroom house, 2 baths, living room, dinette space, screened porch, -garage. air conditioning, central heat, new carpet, bull t-in ovens, garbage disposal, nicely landscaped. Deltona, -Florida, ac. 305, 668.6379. Goodyear Heights, income property, mmediate possession, large home. 836- 1092. HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE Early American, RCA, 23" b&w TV. 784-1407, before 3 p.m. Chord organ, floor model, $100.' 773- 8155, after 5 p.m. Gas stove, $25. 923-2360. 1 RCA b&w combination, maple, $250. 644-5574, evenings or weekends. 23" RCA swivel TV, $65. 784-6514. Two end tables and coffee t*ble..$8 ; 21" P.hilco TV, $15. 318 State Route 44, Randolph. Solid mahogany drop leaf dining - room table. with 4 extengion boards. 335-5542. Extension drop leaf mahogany dining Q room table. open size 102%42, Duncan ) Phyfe. 4 dining room chairs. 836.1615. Executive desk, 3x5, Formica top. black finish, 7 drawers, 2 typist boards, •L$79 ; 2 dresgers, matching night Btand, 185. 836-1090. Interplant or regular mail may be used or adn can be delivered to The Clan box in the Market St. gatehouse. No ad* will be Deadline Thursday Noon taken over the telephone and no ads can be cancelled after they have been submitted for publication. HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE Frigidaire refrigerator, 12.5 cu. ft., $20. 923-2105. Apartment size refrigerator, dressing table and Bt001, mahogany tables : mis-cellaneous articles. 733-1998. Two twin bed size antique white Heirloom bedspreads, both for $10. 733- 9711. Dining room suite, mahogany drop lenf table, 4 chairs and padit, small breakfront, $100. 864-0709. Apartment size GE refrigerator, $30 ; larg dining room table, $5 ; TV stand, $I : metal ironing board, $1.50. 253-1011. Magic Chef gas range, 42", $25. 733-8576. Orlon afghan, $30.925-4306. Three matched wool braided rugs, brown and gold, one 9x 12 oval, one 8xll oval, one 12' hall runner, $75' brown custom made, Naughyde man's lounge chair with ottoman, $50. 633- 3158, after 4 p.m. Davenport and chair ; end tables; coffee table; lamps : electric stove: ex-tension ladder, etc. 753-2868, evenings. 40" Westinghouse electric range, $85. 633-7910, aftr 6 p.m. Complete living room, charcoal 4- piece sectional suite, 2 red chairs. lamps, end tables, etc. 644-5687. Childs G chord pianorgan. 688-3338, after 6 p.In. Three-piece wicker suite: Westing-house frost-free refrigerator : 2 table lamps : new utility cabinet; fireplace screen, andirons, tools and grate; mis-cellaneous items, must sell. 644-9987. 15-cu.-ft. chest type freezer. 794-8000, after 5 p.m. White bathroom sink including faucet and fittings, $15 : surface vanity and mirror for bathroom, $25. 8364090. 54" wooden base, kitchen sink, For-mica top. fittings included, $15. 673- 6877. Combination wooden storm door, 351/Ix814, $12.50; electric automatic sump pump. UN 4-7140. Seven-piece dinette set 724-6461. Record player, portable, 4-speed ster-eo with stand, automatic record changer, 2 detachable speakers, $30. 864-7443. Kenmore automatic washer with cast-er set, $35 ; 6-year crib with mattress, $25: high chair, $5 ; infant jumper chair, $2. 666-2379. ARTICLES FOR SALE Robert Gordon gas conversion burner: Holland air automatic well for furnace, complete; two 14" Lincoln wheels : one German shepherd dog, 1 year old. ST 4- 1483, after 4 p.m. 1965 Honda Sport bike, 50cc, $125 : window air conditioner, $50 ; building materiaIs, railroad ties, $3 each. 688- 8711. Golf clubs, MacGregor irons, 2 thru wedge and topflite woods, professional style bag and cart, will accept best reasonable offer. 929-3970. Aluminum storm door and screen, 3'x6'8, $8: exercycle, $6. 644-8269. Barbie and Skipper doll clothes, beau-tiful satin and lace gowns ; slack sets. 762-6913. Bundy flute; RCA 45 record player. 784-4647. Model radio equipment, Bonner Digi-mite- 4, $285 ; Lanier Comet airplane with new OSMax 6OH engine, $65 ; over $500 in total for $325 or make an offer. 836*5878. Children'H clothing, size 8, 10, 12, coats, playcoats, jumpers. dresses, sweaters, blouses, slacks, shorts, some Bobby Brooks skirts and etc. 633-3983. Combination wooden stor*1 door, 80x 301/6, $9. 784-5370, after 3 p.m. Used Chrysler Airtemp furnace, 100,- 000 BTU, with blower, also 2 entrance door canopies, one for 32" door, one for 36" door, make an offer. 535-7554. Two remarkably unusual shotguns, 20-gauge super single Ithaca, 12-gauge Stevens single, $30 each. 724-1149. Walkie-Talkie, 11/6 mile range, $10. 644-4547. Boy's size 3 ice skates ; girl's ice skates, size 2: girl's winter coats, jack-ets, raincoats, dresses, skirts, size 10 and 12 ; lady's dresses, size 10. 864-4631. Three-grave lot in Marker section Rose Hill Cemetery. 184-6971. Buco adjustable crash helmet, $20. 7244841, after 5 p.m. Browning Twentyweight double nu-tomatic 12-gauge with deluxe Signature ventilated polychoke and pachmayr de-luxe white line recoil. pad. 784-7049. Childcraft, 16 volumes. 10 years old, $25. 864-3977. · Bathroom wash bowl, $2: two storm doors, $5:8, tfres, 2 rims, 4 hub caps, $12.50 : oak front door, $7 ; basketball and hoop,.$1.25 ; clothes props, 75e pair: assorted storm . windows, 80¢. screens, 25¢ each ; 80-lbs. grit and oyster shell, 60< : mall box and steel post, $3. MI 4-6480. Boy's figure skatkn, Size 7, $3. 688- 4235. Toy sheltie, female. 2 years old, AKC reg i Rtered. 336-0043. Bicycles. boy's 26". $10 ; girl'8 20", $15 : antique brams floor lamp with green glass shades, $40. 864-9455. ARTICLES FOR SALE Size 8-10 Cub Scout uniform com-plete, $5 : 2 matching white with gold buttons twin headboards, $5 each: one white headboard, $2.50 ; girl's 26" bike, needs front wheel, $5 : boy's 24" bike, $5 ; 20" bike for girl or boy, $5. 784- 4140, after 5 p.m. Dynaco stereo 70 amplifier, PAS-3X preamp, FM3 stercomatic tuner, AR turntable with Shuve M44-7 cartridge and two AR) speaker units, less than 1 year old, $750 Firm. 762-4674, be-tween 9 and 10 a.m. Kirby and attachments, $50 ; 1959 Plymouth, 6-cylinder, sale or trade, $200 ; two 7:10-15 snow tires, mounted Ford wheels, $20 ; upright sweeper, $25. 253-4740. Child's game table, new ; black coat, size 42 ; 2 black dresses, size 42. 773- 6898. Dresses, sweaters, skirts, coat, size 7-12 : man's wool gabardine, tailored topcoat, $10 : parakeet and cage with stand, $5. PA 4-2652. Lady's coat, cashmere, size 42, $10 ; girl's professional roller skates, white. size 5, includes skate case, $35 : indoor colored TV antenna, $10. 928-4127. Boy's 26" Fleetwing bicycle. 733-4525. Winchester Canadian Centennial rifle ; man's black bowling ball, 16 lbs.. $10 ; Kirby sweeper, full attachments, $100 ; large stamp colIection, $10 takes all. 376-2949. Maytag wringer washer, $20 ; 21" TV, $40 : 15' Sea King fiberglass boat, 25-hp Sea King motor and trailer, $450. 794-7030. Light blue chiffon formal, size Jun-ior .9-11, $18. 724-1865. Winchester 22 automatic with high-gloss stock. $35 ; Stevens single shot, 16-gauge shotgun with pad, $20 : also box of shells. PA 4-7192. Two pairs of skis with poles, fa-mous Austrian brand, $10, $20. 864- 8603, after 5:30 p.m. Selmer Bundy silver plated flute with case. 733-6935. Westinghouse top freezer refrigera-tor, $40 : 1963 Honda 55cc, red, $100. 773-7246. Snowblower, Sunbeam electric 16" deluxe, height adjustment, revolving chute. $60 ; 100' weatherproof cord, $7.50. 745-1273. Chihuahua puppy, 3 months old ; one restaurant booth, $20. ME 3-2752., Westinghouse washer and electric dryer, $40 : girl's winter coat and dresses. size 10-12 ; large hassock ; floor lamp. 836-5952. New Marlin 3-shot bolt action 12- gauge magnum shotgun with pad, sling, case, box of shells, $42 ; H&R 9-shot revolver, $30. 724-7192. Two 8:45-15 snow tires on rims, good tread: one 1/6-hp reversible motor ; an-tique bed studs ; Foley saw ; Apex ironer. 896-2212. Girl's 26" bike, $5: girl's 24" bike, $5: pair girl's shoe skates, white, size 3 ; lady's bowling ball, Ebonite, $10; 2 pairs girl's white snow boots, size 7 and 8, $2 each; Bell & Howell movie screen, new, $20. 535*7554. EICo 723 transmitter, Heathkit HR'- 10 receiver, both for $50. 663-6670, after 5 p.m. 30-30 rifle, model 54, new, never been fired, $72. 929-2319. Hound, male, 2 years old, $5. 688-6113. Two 15" wheels for Buick 1955-60 : two 14" Ford wheels ; electric stove, $5 : vacuum sweeper, $10 ; 2 girl's coats, 6 and 8 years. 784-7570. Black and white male pup, Chihuahua and toy terrier, 10 weeks old. 784-6882. Male half Labrador retriever, all shots, obedience trained, $15 ; storm windows ; traverse rods; 6 pairs of drapes. 42" long; beagle size doghouse. $5. 836-8878. Girl's Stingray 20" bike ; girl's Eng-tish racer, 26"; 4-hp '.Dart Kart Go- Kart; shoe skates, girl's size 1 ; boy's size 5: child's. size 7. 535-5439. 16' Trotwood travel trailer, electric brakes. new tires, Reese hitch, 10x12 portable awning. sleeps 4, other ex-tras, $800. 376-7398, before 11 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Microscope in lase, 300 power. $8 : Girl Scout uniform ; Brownie uniform. 762-2301, after, 4 p.m. *. Marlin 22-caliber rifle, automatic, with Weaver and B6 scope, best offer. 733-9892. Gentle, dependable 10-year-old. bay geldint, ideal for young rider, English or Western, under $250. 864-6163, after , 6 11.tni' Plow for Farmall Cub tractor, $46 : boy's new 24" bike. $30: Kenmore brick lined incinerator, $7. 633-5371. Snow tires mounted 7 :10-15 ; Zenith Stereo AM-FM multiplex; German shep-herd pup3, . no papers ; miscellaneous itemR. 644-9226. Sealyham terrlor puppies, AKC regls-tered, white. fuzzy. 773-7128. AKC German shepherd. black and tan, female 6 months old,,housebroken ; larsre spring horse. $15. 784-2606. Two Remple spring horses, extra large, one brand new, $10 and $7 : 2 bird caites, square, gold, $3 each. 738- 2369. ARTICLES FOR SALE 9'2" Kastle Slalom skis and poles, $85 : ladies suede coat, full length ; green mohair loop coat, full length : imported wig, $120, reasonable offers accepted. 673-2402, after 5 :30 p.m. Two-cushion sofa, must sell. UN 4:0824. Two antique rifles, one with brasB inlayed stock. 864-7010. C. B. Olson spotter, 3, nine channel transmit, 23 receive. light ground plane, 100' of coaxial cable, leaving for service, best offer. 784-2653. Two 1/6-hp electric motors, $3 each or two for $5. 928-5345. Infant's and child's clothing, all sizes, St to 35¢, some adults' clothing ; picture frames ; curtains : miscellaneous items. 762-4129. Two 6:50-14 used tires ; one 6 :50-15 recapped tire : burner complete with control. 376-0486. Toys: doll buggy : cradle; high chair; blackboard ; rocking chair ; tricycle; El-don Road race set; TV, radio, music box ; baseball uniform, medium : child's ice cream maker: man's suit; jacket; golf shoes, size 9 ; air mattress ; desk lamp. 699-3721. Siamese and Burmese kittens, $15. 699-2775. Electric guitar and amplifier. $110 ; Polaroid camera, $60. 928-4079. Child's new tractor with 2-wheel trailer and umbrella. 923-8608. Small silver grey poodle, male 7 months, shots, papers, $50. 923-6234. 16-gauge Remington shotgun with case, pump action modified choke, $75. 784*3069, before 8 p.m. Child's table chair set; girl's coats, dresses, size 6 and 8: boy's coat, size 4 ; Dr. Suess 8 books set : doll carriage; gas station. 864-4981. Two dining room suites : 8-piece wal-nut, $25; 9-piece carved oak with Hi-boy Mediterranean style china cup-board, $45 ; .22- single shot target pistol, $25 : large Oriental garden lan-tern, $35. 864-5414. Basement sale; blond cocktail table: table lamps : love seats ; 2 Plymouth 13" wheels, etc. 836-1040, after 5 p.m. Puppies mixed breed, 03. 633-8175. Boy's iceskates, size 5: girl's size 7, white roller skates, size 3: girI's car-coat, size 12. 923-7153. Rogers parade drum: Harmony tenor banjo. 923-5680, after 5 p.m. Modern Bissell carpet sweeper, $3 : GE steam and dry iron, $3 : chrome smoking stand, $2 ; box of assorted stainless steel silverware, $1 : electric hair clipper set. $4. 688-3438. 1966 Chrysler, 4-d, r & h, PS, PB, 11,000 miles, $2,150 Firm ; new 12- gauge model 311, double barrel, Stevens shotgun, $65 ; Firm : 16-gauge Dump and 12-gauge bolt with clip: 24" Motor-ola b&w TV, large Danish walnut cabinet, $150 firm. 628-4296, after 5 :30 p.m. AKC registered miniature black poodle, 6 months old, housebroken, $85. 928-1903. New lightweight powder river saddle, $150 ; pony saddle, $50 ; 2-wheel trailer, 1,000-capacity, $45. 628-9434. Baby bed and mattress: car bed and buggy combination : high chair; boy's 24"bike. 688-5141, before noon. Coffee table; rocker; folding bed : rolltop desk and chair; pictures ; mir-rors ; 35-yds of drapery material : mis-cellaneous gold frames. RE .3-1348. Boy's Stride-Rite shoes, size GI) for right foot, size 416D for left: assort-ment of baby and toddlers clothes. shoes, snowsuits ; wooden highchair; maternity clothes, biLe 16 ; man's shirts, 1416 ; topcoat: girl's articles, size 5 and 6. 733-9849. 5' cutter box, $20 :..reel type self propelled lawnmower, $30; gas dryer, $50. 628-4295. 1959 Cadillac Coupe deVille, all power, $595 ; one 30" gas stove, $10 : Westing-house refrigerator, $15 ; Fedder dehu-midifier, $25. 923-1384. Wedding gown hoop, 6-bone hoops, $10 : undergarment, size 34 with gar-ters, $3. 688-4935. Girl's 24" Schwinn bicycle, new tires, $15 ; Underwood standard typewriter. $25 ; 13- and 16-Ib. bowling balls, $5 each : man's bowling shoes, Rize 7, $2; weddinir and engagement ring, aize 6 1/6. $50. 836-5911.. ' Charles Daly over under trap 12- gauge, $250 ; ; 20-gauge Daly deluxe Il." I field grade, $275 : other guns. 673-7329, aft 25142i·::30 - p.m. Heavy-duty porter-cable multi-saw with case, $55 : Delta floor model 15" drill. press, $125. ST ' 4-0934, after 6:30 p.m. Refrigerator and Stove. 784•2287. Boy's 24" bike ; 2 girl's 26" : Briggs & Stratton engine and clutch. 923-1947. Polaroid camera with leather case, $55. 733-4397. t GE 30" electric range, $40 : 12" tri-cycle, $4. 724-7085. Studio c6uch ; electric stove: RCA portable" TV : plaster molds : ceramic molds ; Kodak Hmm projector and Bcreen. 794-1643, after 5:30 p.m. 7' pool table and accessories, $30. 699,3833. ARTICLES FOR SALE Kenmore matched washer and dryer, $85 each ; Philco refrigerator, $50 : Magic Chef range, $40; Lady Kenmore dishwasher, $80 ; chrome table with 6 chairs, $50 ; McGraw-Edison automatic dehumidifier, $50 : blond bookcase bed complete, $50 : 9112 rug and pad, $10 : girl's 24" bike, $10 : Elgin outboard motor. $125. 688-5885. Lady's roller skates, size 8, ice skates, size 7. 644-9948. Trotwood travel trailer, 21' long, 2 axles, 1967 model. 666-2110. Washer and dryer, $35: two 8:25-15 Power Cushion, $20 ; two 7:75-15 Cus-tom Power Cushion, $10; firewood, $20 a cord. 434-9559. Blessing trumpet and' case. $75 ; man's roller skates, size 10, $5. 773- 1711. Train table 4 'x 9 *, %" plywood top 2x4 frame, 4x4 legs with underneath shelf, $18. 733-3762. Beginners skis with bindings, height 51/6'' used one year. $20. 867-4298, after 5 p.Ill. Cole Collegian portable typewriter by Royal. brand new, complete with guar-antee, 20% off of retail price. 784-3306. Bolens garden tractor, snow blade, etc., $60. WA 3-4552. ././.. Lionel "0" gauge operating milk car with R.C. track set, $7 ; illuminated ca-boose, $2. 633-5171. Oil furnace, 85.000 BTU, force draft fan, 275-gal. oil storage tank, 6 years old : single garage door 9x7 with all hardware. 644-8132. Webcor model 2200 two-track tape recorder compact with 7" reels and ce-ramic mike: Gonset Super-12 converter, covers 75, 40-49, 15-19-20, 10-11 meters. 928-8126, after 5:30 p.m. Maple youth bed, $10: large console 16" Crosley TV, $30; push lawnmower, $3 : new cornet, $75. 638-4652. Coal furnace and blower. OV 8-3850. FOR RENT Room for a refined gentleman, adult home, no other roomers, off-the-street parking. 784-2243. Duplex 4 rooms and bath, garage, carpet, stove, refrigerator, adults, no pets, reference required. 253-8992. Unfurnished, 4 rooms and bath, all private, near Plant and Research. stove and refrigerator included. 376-5727. Three-room apartment, unfurnished. FR 6-9073. Sleeping room for gentleman, bus at door, close to Goodyear., 733-9083. Cuyahoga Falls near:· Oak Park. un-furnished 2-bedroom bungalow, living and dining rooms carpeted, kitchen has dining area, garage, no pets, $125, plus utilities. WA 8-2325. SHARE THE RIDE Lady desires ride from vicinity of Hudson dr. and Bailey rd., Cuyahoga Falls to Plant 1, general office hours 8:15 a.m. to 4 :45 p.m. Jennie, Ext 4397. Join or form car pool vicinity Ran-kin school, office hours. 867-4221. TRADING POST 1967 Ford Country Sedan, PS, PB, automatic, $100 and take over payments or ·will trade for older car. 6884616. 1962 Jeep CJS, metal cab, 4-wheel drive, hubs, sell or consider trade for 1967 Chevrolet pickup. 628-3864. WANTED TO BUY Small piano. 864-2924. Kenner projector. 733-8622. Red maple chests and dressers : mod-ern walnut chest and dresser. 762-8547, after 2 p.rn. or weekends. Two used tires 8:55-14 Goodyear CUR-tom Power Cushion wsw. 929-4989, after 5 p.m. 042 Good quality metal or epoxy skis, length 205cm., 6'9", preferably without bindings. 253-5833. Stereo AM-FM combo; Sabre saw; coat rack : Remington electric shaver; adding • machine. 929-1452. Typewriter, good condition, reason-able. 836-1090. Piano, Early American style console. 733-5448. Standard used typewriter, good con-dition; 7334525. Used outdoor Christmas tree lights. 673-3368. I . Used basa guitar. 923-8325. MISCELLANEOUS Male tiger-white cat 699-3839. . Upright piano wanted for the mov-ing. 434-4433, after 5 p.m. Retirees with references want clean 5-room modern house, rent reasonable by Jan. 1. 334-7671. Wanted "The Other Three' to join the •'Brothers T" in forming Rock and Roll group, need lead, rhythm and bass guitar. aRe 7 to 10. 666-6451. Four.month-old male Siamese kitten free to good home. 836-1279, after 5:30 p.m. The Wingfoot Clan-December 21, 1967-Page 7 T *., 4 - /1. 11, *1. * . 4 if / 4 IBM PUNCH cards, with the addition of some gold and silver paint and a poinsettia, have been made into wreaths by Plant 1 purchasing department employes (from left) Dorothy Grohe, Edna Parcell ind Jane Bishop. ",/0 4 , /1-2 j 0,424*00/14* ' ..3• -*4* 4- I .1. I t , 3I ·,e2-,i:r,••3:<m£rpidpr•i"-t•'55•:...&.'.*-ITTErjA•'.,JIL,••. f- -- _I.•! 4 rfi379Mlio· *·•f•"'••3.-I-I·----•--••----•-•••,* 1 jr 1 • 4.1 ONE OF THESE two men is Santa Claus and the other is Walt Wesley, labor and safety foreman at the Rim Plant. Wesley got the jump on the other ojlices at the Rim Plant by having his decorations up early. Decorations And Things ADMIRING THEIR HANDIWORK, girls of the bond department inspect their bright, silvery tree. The girls (from left), are Janice Popa, Grace O'Neal, 1,0uise Bates and Virginia Smith. THE ANNUAL clmb to re-trieve the Christmas decora-tions at the Plant 3 warehouse is made by Alice Sands as Marie Warner gets the tree ready for trimming. .* - Just like • families around the world, the giant Good-year family unpacked its Christmas · decorations and brightened office and factory areas. Employes remembered that corner of the cabinet or shelf where they carefully placed the decorations after the last holiday season. They made the annual search for ornaments, found them, and carefully retrieved them from their hiding places. An inventory revealed the damage of last season and a year in storage. A shopper was appointed and the damaged decorations were replaced and a new ornament or two were added to last year's display. This is what happened in the Goodyear _plants the past few days, and now the facilities sparkle with the brightness and gaiety of the Christmas season. Eveh more.meaningful than the decorations, are the actions of Goodyearites. Gifts of presents and cash are being made to various institutions by many depart-ments. Some departments are discouraging sending cards to fellow employes and using the money for charitable donations. PLACEMENT of a wreath gets special • attention from Norma Gunnerson in the Re-search Division lobby. Two large green trees brighten the scene for visitors to Research. Page 8-The Wingfoot Clan-December 21, 1967 A FOIL CHRISTMAS tree adorns the door of a Research Division laboratory where Barbara Andrus adds a Christ-mas greeting to employes and visitors in the area. ---I PINE CONE TREE fashioned by Catherine Wehr adds a holiday touch to Plant 1 waste control head-quarters, where she is records and chart clerk. The tree is decorated witb miniature elves, birds and a pudgy ennta C- 6.04- 036... .,e--..$...' 1 di ./2/... - ..* -./ 40160/.. 1-.....Ill-.el.-•..6*-- THE DECORATORS are as pretty as the decora-tions in this scene as (from left) Kris Vannan, Penny Dimitroff and Karen Cooper put the finishing touches on the display in the sales personnel department. 0 THE HIGH altitude work is handled by Richard Eyman of the Squadron as Hazel Grassel (center) and Rita Fritz hand him the decorations for the imployment office display. NOT A SINGLE casualty for the broken ornament ranks pleases Delores Hartley, shown here inspecting decorations for the Plant 2 tire displays being put up for the holidays. 44 1•4 ''••m 7IW i .., 1. i•*./ . i,"" 3, , '4'. 4/ '*. *1.1 1.1. i 1 . * 4 / 1 4 /4/ 14< 14' 7.... ¥ l4 * I 1 +4': % '&, 4 - * '. .6.: 4 -,4. 'm'*, iz t :: ".''I ... \ ; 4 '' I. 1 1 ./\ '41. 1 7, I ,. I ,%. ... * ..4.I- . I ' *Z * 7, ,. 1,1 V.4 r» &.46 I' * 1 •li t, .. 4 4 .... ,6 1 t # : 1 11 -* t f 0t 11 2 . A I ,1 3.:, 4 t t ...6 1 /. 40 1 -it".A ../- --" -'', 4* 49,_ * 4. .. ,' *A / 9 ., R C. 4.F ., 1,0 14 , *:/* ..4 . I 4 4' ..-- ., ..I't•., 'Y ,"lk. 9 '.1. J " *'.\1 A .*.1,1'.Al,•. 9 , r ... 4 ..., < 0369 Alli * .* ¥ *.., Wl 'jj,-:1, :,i, 5.1• .' '.2, 0, /,4 A, '61+ 449 1•1 *0 1.. 41, i.'1 t* I. i *. V l, ...4 6 4 ... 4,4/thr 4 4*. /0 a 3.R $* r , 419: L •i• *M' ** I . t* 'P-- "'S 4 4 1 *2.9.- . . 4 '** 0 .: <, 4 4* 4# 4 ** 1 1 4....' 40.4, 2 ... ,. 0364*4 4* l 1'+ . MY#£'* I. .... .. 036 J.4 * >#*'* 5, A ' r.w #'' '• 6'1 *04 * ' f,1 9 4»/ *' * *LE 414, ... , 1 1. + ,0 ." ..e,Ill 4 L>•,- .4: ..411/////////// rilizillilili.#p•lillillillillilli ft r..4-4 pluillip• 4% ,4•4• UN,*:4 4-1,-- :2715 4 ."-I- W.& :ij<ilri/5, .. 0. ' i., 4 .. Mr 042 <..6•04 '• i.24. 1. r.. '. 4 Ai ts.: *.f .. ** ...4.J * ,V - 4 1 h i. -45 t. - .4=It *,3 '* , 1 t .., A t 1 '.'.4 '. 'ti.. *M'.. $. * - 1-7.- . - .... Christmas Is The International Holiday - ..'' The most universal of the world's religious holidays is Christmas, a day that has special meaning even for many millions who do not kneel in the house of Christianity. Many of those who base their religious beliefs on another set of circumstances have come to rega rd Christmas as a time when men of all faiths can join in a united search for mutual understanding and trust. The true religious meaning of Christmas remains as the pinnacle of Christian history, and no Christian observance of the holiday would be complete without the special pray-ers of the season. But accompanying the heavenly appeal in many parts of the world is a more earthly call for an end to the distrust that fosters man's inability to understand his fellow man. Man's appeal to reason is being heard and, difficult to realize in the face of open war-fare, the centuries of understanding urged in Christianity's basic philosophy is becoming a reality. Total success may not be registered in the day of those living, but there is little doubt in the minds of reasoned men that human understanding is a goal within reach. With the reality of success uppermost in mind, Christians everywhere this year will pause to savor some of the joys of the season. Perhaps most in the minds of Christians everywhere this year are the military men and women who stand ready to preserve the dig-nity and freedom of man throughout the world. Servicemen standing the lonely vigil of democracy's guard will pray softly for peace and then spend as much of the day as possible remembering happier holidays. For some, sea-son's grdetings will be no more than a box of cookies from home, but .each rein*mberance will be cherished regardless of its economic value. 0 Although greatly outnumbered by non- Christians, Americans in the Far East will find that most individuals and communities take special, note of Christmas. Gay decorations and festive meals are evident everywhere, and many of the traditions of Christmas have been adopted by peoples who have little real un-derstanding of the religious overtones of the season. I , •6 In addition to the sort of mock holiday ob- , served by the non-Christians, Americans ·will I 40 .1 0 1 I i 5/1,1 : +, 17 ..4 I 'r . , 7 . #.. / ../ 5 i I . t . /14 * , .. .I 1 .f .. ... 4 2.".0., t ..1 ' 4.... 0. 4 04.2:.S, 4 'll 4. . * , , 0 't . 1, , 1 '' I ,/2 .' find that religious services and festive cele-brating take place even in locales where only a few Christians can band together to observe the holiday. In such isolated areas, Christmas seems to have even more than the usual meaning. A fern decorated with colored paper or fish deli-cacies instead of the traditional turkey take on special meaning for the military man and Goodyearite assigned to a country where pine trees and cranberries are regarded as pictures in a geography book. But balanced against the outposts of Chris-tianity are the solid holiday traditions that were born to assist man in marking the coming of the most important religious·holiday. British traditions for the holiday season will remind most Americans of home. The an-- cestor of the American Christmas, the British holiday is complete with all of the memories so capably described by Charles Dickens and Washington Irving. This also is the land of the holly branch and the custom of singing Christmas carols. The traditional American Christmas scene is rounded out in Germany, the home of the decorated tree displayed in nearly every Amer-ican home. The Germans still are undecided if the tree custom was originated by Martin Luther or an early missionary to pagan Ger-many. Regardless of the origin, the tree still symbolizes the season in a country where the holiday is a festive, month-long observance. .. The tradition of gift giving is present in all Christian nations, although in some instances the practice is restricted to Children who may receive presents on any one of several relig-ious days during the holiday season. 4 + , Although customs may vary, Christmas will be very real for the thousands of Goodyearites spread across the globe. There are as many differences in observing the holiday as there are countries, regions or, actually people. In Italy, for example, Christmas is a time of reverence during which nearly all have fasted for 24 hours prior to attending a mass at midnight, again in the morning and another time in the evening. ,. Christmas Eve is a time of gaiety when . Italian families and friends gather to collect their gifts from an "Urn of Fate." The holiday menu varies from one part of the countky to another, but fish is always an important dish. The holiday meal also plays an important role in the German observance of Christmas. Goose is the traditional attraction and cran-berry lovers will take special delight in a sim-ilar berry served on festive occasions. The holiday season begins in The Nether-lands on Dec. 6 when a likeness of St. Nick appears to give children fruit, nuts, candy and small presents. Festivities continue until Dec. 25 when people of the several Christian relig-ions offer traditional prayers. Goodyearites in Japan will watch in fas-cination as a largely non-Christian population celebrates Christmas with all the fervor of Christians. The streets and stores are color-fully decorated, Christmas trees abound in homes and the surprise of gift giving is only exceeded by the amazement that turkey has almost become a standard item on the holi-day menu. It No area can surpass the Scandinavian countries for the intensity of holiday season celebrations. It is an area where the inspira-tional sto ry of Christianity is intertwined with the tales of pagan gods from an even more remote antiquity. --- Homes everywhere display Christmas can-dies to guide the way for the lovely Kristine, a pagan deity who brings gifts to thel children. On the farms, the animals are given special taste treats and fresh loaves of· bread are set outside so that even the birds may enjoy the season. Since Christmas in the Southern Hemi-sphere comes at the height of summer, it often is difficult for Americans to realize that it is-- the same holiday. But the thermometer reading has little to do with the meaning of the holiday, and festive *." . meals mingle with the prayerful observance of Christmas. Gift giving is popular and enter-tainment ranges from horse races to iced drinks at a sidewalk market. These are justa few of the Christmas cus-toms from around the world. There are count-less others that will live in the memories of Goodyearites. Everyone will find special mem-ories to cherish through the years, and many of these memories will be so personal that they can never be shared completely by any two people. ,. But the most important sharing at Christ-mas is not that of memories. It is the solemn realization that this is the 1967th anniversary of the birth of the Prince of Peace. .-- $. 4 . '11 * ,. *b 036 . . , , * 0 * * * r - 1 9 @' 7. 74 / - * 41 * 1· .. 4 -' , 3 * , , 4 , ': . . 4 1 1 '. 0 . 442 * . .,1 :'/ .2' ., 1 .* * * .........1.2:./..... - i .': S,12 t.1» h. · -- . , B , I.......k.p ... -IC.. - .:M 1"t\. -9, 1 254reA S«.La Ctauj.? (EDITOR'S NOTE: "ls there a Santa Claus?" is the question that Virginia. dSauungihnteSreopfteMmrb.era,n1d89M7.rsH.ePr hleiltitperFw. aOs'Hreacneliovne,dpbuytEtodwthaerdePd.itoMritocfhethlel wNheowtuYrnoerkd it over to his associate, Francis P. Church. to answer. With some reluctance Mr. Church undertook the assignment. The product of his /ine nature. mellow wisdom aounsd esoduitnodriaclraefutsemr awnrsithteipn.wFasirstthepuabrtliischlee.d"Iisn tthheereNaewSaYnotarkCSlauunseo,n" tSheeptmemosbtefram21-. 1897, it has been reproducedin every conceivable form in every quarter of the globe.) We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently the com-munication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of THE SUN: "Dear Editor - I am 8 years old. 4'Some of my little friends say there is no SANTA CLAUS. "Papa says 'If you see it in THE SUN it's so.' "Please tell me the truth, is there a SANTA CLAUS? "Virginia O'Hanlon, "115 West Ninety-fifth street." Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except they see. They think that nothing can_be which is not comprehensible by their little minds. AlI minds, Virginia, whether they be men's or children's are little. In this great universe of ours man is a mere insect, an ant, in his intellect, as compared with the boundIess world about him, as measured by the in-telligence capable of grasping the whole of truth and knowledge. Yes, Virginia, there is a SANTA CLAUS. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would - be the world if there were no SANTA CLAUS ! It would be as dreary as if there were no Virginias. There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence. We should have no enjoyment, except in sense and sight. The eternal light which childhood fills the world would be extinguished. Not believe in SANTA CLAUS ! You might as well not believe in fairies! You might get your papa to hire men to watch in all the chimneys on Christmas eve to catch SANTA CLAUS, but even if they did not see SANTA CLAUS coming down, what would that prove? Nobody sees SANTA CLAUS, but that is no sign that there is no SANTA CLAUS. The most real things in the world are those that neither children nor men can see. Did you ever see fairies dancing on the lawn? Of course not, but that's no proof that they are not there. Nobody can conceive or imagine all the wonders that are unseen and unseeable in the world. You tear apart the baby's rattle to see what makes the noise inside, but there is a veil covering the unseen world which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of all the strongest men that ever lived, could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, poetry, love, romance, can push aside that curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty and glory beyond. Is it all real? Ah, Virginia, in all this world there is nothing else real and abiding. No SANTA CLAUS! Thank God ! he lives, and he lives forever. A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay ten times ten thousand years from now, he will continue to make glad the heart of childhood. 1 5 , , I \ = \ ; ..t' 254. .., * 4 * 7 .*'·ir» 4%- --*:I.' .i
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|Title||The Wingfoot Clan (Akron Industrial Products), Vol. 6, No. 11 (December, 1967)|
|Creator||Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company|
|Date Notes||December, 1967|
|Description||The 'Wingfoot Clan' is the employee newsletter of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The publication consists of numerous editions including the Akron Edition, the Aircraft Edition, and special editions.|
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THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY
Vol. 6 Akron, Ohio, December, 1967
Her 40th Goodyear Christmas
Is Viewed As Pretty Special
Her grey-green eyes spar-kle
as Aline Moore predicts,
"Christmas, 1967, will be
She's an authority on the
Since starting in the time-keeping
department of Good-year,
Aline has watched 40
Christmases slip by.
The first was in 1927, just
seven months after she cleared
, - her belongings from a Tennes-see
elementary school and de-cided
to trade her teacher's
desk for an adding machine at
She came to Akron because
her brother was a Goodyear
man and he spoke highly of his
Since that tiihe each Christ-mas
season has signaled the
beginning of a new chapter in
an ever-expanding voldme cov-ering
the service of Miss Mdore.
Flip the pages of the book
and their story blurs into a
kaleidoscope of changes, reloca-tions
and new faces.
The changing faces are one of
the first things to come to mind
as Aline looks back on her 40
Christmases with Goodyear.
"There have been so many peo-ple
who have come and gone
since I arrived in 1927," she
She started in the timekeep-ing
department, but that was
before its decentralization. Lo-cated
in Plant 1, the department
then was staffed by 125 women.
They were responsible for all
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•*PRETTY SPECIAL" is the way Aline Moore describes the
coming holiday season. She plans to retire in early 1968 after
40 years of service.
INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS DIVISION - AKRON
WA92 ampt aake/...
What Is Christmas?
A Wingfoot Clan photographer toured the Industrial
Products Division recently, snapping pictures of employes
in various departments and asking for their thoughts
during this holiday season.
In the - 1.rticle are comments by the employes
along .· ures.
Douglas Burns and Tom Clark
Douglas Burns, calender room
supervisor, feels Christmas could
be a much more cheery time of
year if everyone remembers to
put safety first and avoid injury.
He extends best Christmas
wishes to everyone at IPD.
Tom Clark, calender helper,
looks on his six children as his
biggest Christmas treat. And if
the Clarks' seventh child arrives
on time, he or she will be on
hand to add an extra note of
joy to th eason.
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Connie Sanburn and Phillip Yost
Mrs. Connie Sanburn, stock
cutter in airsprings department,
is looking forward to the annual
Christmas - party organized by
the women in her department.
Her Christmas shonping is out
of the way and Mrs. Sanburn
hinted she and her husband may
celebrate the season by having
Phillip Yost, supervisor in air.
springs department, has plan-ned
a Christmas vacation in
He and his wife planned to
celebrate Christmas with his
stepson, daughter-in-law and
their three children before leav-ing
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GREETINGS 1*•. \ A
FACTORY COUNCIL members " \
extend best holiday wishes to all
•. ) at IPD. Clockwise from 1 0'clock 14.*
are Bob Helwig, Bill Knepp, Bill .
2 Culp, Paul Suloff, Jack Morris, ( ;
Paul Dressler and Dale Carver.
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9 | NANE (co-chair-man)
chairman ) review
plans by their
committee for this
Stecker (left) Iris
Mary Wise, Mar-gie
Farrell, Mae Gar-rett,
Bonnie Haban and
With very best wishes for a
happy holiday season and the
new year, we want to take this
opportunity to thank the entire
Industrial Products family for
the fine personal efforts and
contributions to our division dur-ing
Watching the joyous proceed-ings
of entire Goodyeai• faniilies
Employes' Views On Christmas
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