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[The echo]. volume ([Pisgah Forest, N.C.) 1940-19??, December 01, 1941, Image 1

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ATI' gki end Ambition without cour age and patience is very dangerous. THE ECHO When a man starts throwing dirt you can be sure he is losing ground. a enW' k-end. j f util' ck at iotU|J it to ^ rt m Ne moor* a Ga* up a ! bak«; ion€ he later e 'Te chf, ^ould aniiajj, whicl> I jari i| SS' prei will 1 nd ^ houi; Quality of Product is Essential to Continuing Success Volume No. 2 PISGAH FOREST, N. C. December, 1941 Number 9 HOSPITAL DRIVE IS HUGE SUCCESS New President ^ELLS, Ecusta Personnel A named president of I CP i Kiwanis club at a re- d -Jl!jj^®®ting of that organization. n/stff 911EF buck McCALL m, »j attends FBI CLASS T . - nin-a'^ Biinu November 21, Police Chief Tses attended the FBI School for Police Officers fniier sSnnc ® N. C. This school is nf c^^’mentT^ Federal Govern- local V purpose of allowing 8elv ® officers to fit them- better work in their o-0^\ ^^^niediate territory. Hh - of study outlined for covered phases of Ci sts ^Itur^^ I)efense and Sabotage. Pic- goft ?■ Of shown portraying scenes pnt ^*1 givi P^^sent war in Great Britain p jef civir^ reactions of the English Uati to the different war sit- ‘^ations. itio’'?. McCall was very impressed ie entire program and he P^ss on the information , Ms other ' t. wmo bellow policemen and the w/ ^ocal officials within the dig days by having an open ^^broii covering several details • - back from the school. .o>: Ided iM, LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN TO employees *'* Headquarters In Office Basement p of for the books! The ,aye f^3serv,^^®ta Library, located in the ■to of the office building, is to help you up on ^>ack reading. By the time j^es to press we expect ap- 300 books on our s ready for immediate use. HecrfWilliams, Women’s " caoanu Director, will act in the I'-- ' ty of librarian and will be on from • to 8:45 A. M., until 5:00 issue books. The books ‘ one Will \L 1 books. The Di Week for a period of quire's the reader re newed f books may be re- We h additional week, list so in ^ request find you ®vent that you do not shelves vr interests on our suggestir« ®houid appreciate your Amonp luture book orders, the marW famous authors A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Another year is about to draw to its end. It has been a year which has brought many changes in our country. We are all expected to devote our energy and enthusiasm to help in our National Defense Pro gram, so as to do our bit towards making our world safe for democracy. I know all of you will fully enter into the spirit of this far-reaching program which is being developed by President Roosevelt and the Con gress of the United States. As far as the employees and all my friends in Pisgah Forest are concerned, we have a lot to be thankful for. With great efforts, we have been successful in just about finishing the new addition to our mill, which will double our production capacity. It was not an easy task to accomplish this, due to the fact that so much material needed by us was also required for defense purposes. However, cigarettes —for which all of our departments are producing sup plies—is considered by our government very essential and, therefore, we have been given appropriate prior ities by the government so that we can obtain our necessary supplies. , , 1 want to thank you and express my appreciation to all of you for the help and loyalty which you have shown me during the past year. It was a great com fort to me and has helped me to make my task an eas ier one. . Only with continued cooperation, friendship and confidence on your part in me,, and on my part in you, can we expect to carry on our work successfully and continuously. You know by this time you can depend on me and I assure you that, at all times, will 1 look upon your problems as my own. I sincerely trust all of you will enjoy a most happy Holiday Season and that only health, prosperity and good fortune is in store for you, for many years to come. , , i-i. • * May we continue to celebrate many more Christ mases togetherl i e i I do not want to let this Holiday Season go by without hoping all of you will include in your prayers that before long peace again will be restored m this world so that all the strife and destruction will cease forever Sincerely yours, HARRY H. STRAUS, President. STATE AND FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION The new income tax law makes it necessary for practically our employees to file income tax returns. Many who have paid income tax will be required to pay this year. The tax is due uarv 1st and must be paid not later than March 15, 1942. uary i.st . , ^ nn/ii earned $750.00 and married All single people who, during 1941 , , ^ neoole who earned $1,500.00 will have to file Federal returns. All ?inile people who earned $1,000.00 and married people who earned R9 flOO 00 must also file State returns. Tn order that our employees may have an idea of the amount they •n JiUp to pay, we are printing below a table showing the amounts Z ceZin incomes. This is calculated on the basis of net income- yourincome after legal deductions have been made except deductions S”tS\elow shows Federal and one shows State taxes on cer- ..in incomes Employees should get an estimate of the amount of the tax they will have to pay and begin savingjjor^t^ federal TAX Net . , Income Single Married STATE TAX Net no dep. 1 dep. $ 750 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 2000 2500 3000 3500 $ 0. $ 0. $ 0. 1 3. 0. 0. 11. 0. 0. 21. 0. 0. 31. 0. 0. 40. 0. 0. 50. 0. 0. 59. 0. 0. 69. 0. 0. 79. 6. 0. 117. 42. 6. 165. 90. 50. 221. 138. 98. 284. 1 186. 146. 2 dep. ; 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 12, 58. 106. Income Single Married no dep. 1 dep. 2 dep $1000 1 $ 0. 1 $ 0. $ 0. $ 0. 1100 1 3. 1 0. 0. 0. 1200 1 6. 1 0. 0. 0. 1300 1 9. 1 0. 0. 0. 1400 1 12. 1 0. 0. 0. 1500 1 15. 1 0. 0. 0. 1600 1 18. 1 0. 0. 0. 1700 1 21. 1 0. 0. 0. 1800 1 24. 1 0. 0. 0. 2C00 1 30. 1 0. 0. 0. 2500 1 45. 1 15. 9. 3. 3000 1 60. 1 30. 24. 18. 3500 1 75. 1 45. 39. 33. 4000 I 90. 1 60. 54. 48. Employees’ Spirit of Cooper ation Carries Drive “Over The Top” The final tabulation of the re cent drive for funds to complete the new Transylvania County Hos pital reveals that employees of Ecusta Paper Corporation, Cham pagne Paper Corporation, Endless Belt Corporation, and California Central Fibre Corporation more than reached their goal of $10,- 000.00. This drive, backed by the spirit and enthusiasm of 1600 employees, surged toward the one hundred percent mark within a week’s time. It was astounding how quickly all companies joined together for a concentrated effort to raise the necessary amount of money. No credit is due any particular person for such a rousing success because in the end the figures prove that ninety-three percent of all em ployees participated equally in the final hospital drive. Practically everyone in our organization can say, “We did it”. These figures of the drive are presented to you from the results of each company’s contribution. Ecusta Paper Corp. $ 8,229.83 Champagne Paper Corp. 1,546.99 Endless Belt Corp. 322.41 California Central Fibre Corporation 67.00 Total Contributions $10,167.13 This amount, as promised by Mr. Harry H. Straus, our President, has been matched dollar for dollar by all the corporations. These two amounts combined gives us a grand total of— $20,334.26 13 ECUSTANS HAVE COMPLETED PILOT TRAIMNG PROGRAM Civilian Pilot Training Given At Hendersonville Thirteen employees of Ecusta have completed the primary flight course of the Civilian Pilot Train ing Program which is being con ducted by the United States Dept, of Commerce. The training is given locally by Brevard College and Mey er Flying Service, Hendersonville, and upon completion of the course the trainees are eligible for a pri vate pilot’s license. Ground school subjects includ- Continued on Page 4 LOEB AND BRIDE BACK AT ECUSTA Mr. A. J. Loeb, better known to Ecustans as “Art” Loeb, recently returned to Brevard. Mr. Loeb is Vjce Pres, of the California Central Fibre Corporation and has been lo cated at El Centro, Calif., for the past year. On Nov. 12, Mr. Loeb was married to the former Miss Kathleen Vachreau of Wausau, Wis. The ceremony cook place in Chicago and their honeymoon was spent in Florida. We extend our very best wishes to the bride an- groom and hope that their stf^- here will be an extended one. ie. .Die

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