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!»' 6; No. 3
PISGAH FOREST, N. C.
Athletic Program To Be Expanded
Members of ecusta girls’ basketball squad
3 ^ith a limited amount of practice, the Ecusta girls’ basketball team is rapidly developing into
experie^nced unit. Members of the squad are, reading from left to right, first row. Evelyn
or. Mary Merrill, Mary Prince, Wanda Smith, co-captain, Lucy Clarke, coach. Hazel McKinney,
’ Willie Prince, Lucille Heffner and Margaret Collins; back row, Ruth Hollingsworth, Margaret
inney, Alberta Watkins, Millie Fisher, Hazel Smith, Frances Henderson and Evelyn Morrow.
POIP mil SDPT.
p bullock Is Promoted
*■0111 Foreman Of
C. (Slim) Bullock,
foreman, has been pro-
^ tehi superintendent
Roland Wilber who has
one of the oldest Ecus-
o points of service, having
J'^hicj, ^ployed on July 5, 1939,
before the mill started,
.^^ield, secretary to Mr.
us that he spent
for ^heir office wait-
^ Profit that he became quite
tjg filing clerk.
Nntviif® the distinction with A1
r Refiner Room superin-
cof^V^^ helping make the first
in the Pulp Mill, of fol-
through the refiner
h finally helping on No.
^achine while they were
of the first Pulp
and has been acting
ih to the Pulp Mill super-
'^Hths ^or the past several
Rebels and, according to
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Ecustans Are Now Making Plans
For Their 1944 Victory Gardens
AL REAM IS NOW
NEW TECH. SUPT.
Has Been Transferred To
ment In Pulp Mill
A1 Ream, former assistant to Dr.
Bryant in the Pilot Plant, has
moved to the manufacturing de
partment as. technical superinten
dent in the Pulp Mill.
A1 graduated from Armour
Tech in 1933 as a chemical en
gineer and received his masters
degree at the same school in 1934.
After leaving school he worked
for the Oxford Paper company, of
Rumford, Maine, as a chemical
engineer in research and develop
ment work. On March 3, 1941, he
came to Ecusta as a chemical en
gineer and since that time has
gained a reputation for ability,
thoroughness and capacity for hard
work in the Pilot Plant.
In his new position he wiH fur
nish technical requirement for ef-
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Government Wants More &
Better Gardens. Charts
Published In Echo
Ecustans, like all other patriotic
Americans, are now making plans
to raise their 1944 Victory Gardens
and to assist them in planning for
bigger and better gardens, as the
government has requested, the cen
ter spread of this issue of the Echo
is devoted exclusively to carrying
charts and other vital information.
The charts and suggestions con
tained in this paper were worked
out by County Agent Julian Glaz-
ener and the State Agricultural
Extension service and approved by
the Ecusta and county garden com
All employees are being urged
by the Ecusta garden committee to
study the charts and to make full
use of them.
The committee is composed of
R. F, Bennett, chairman, H. P.
Vannah, F. S. Best and Walter
It is estimated that at least 1,050
Ecusta families will have Victory
Gardens this year at their homes.
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Softball League Will Be
Organized If Sufficient
In response to the keen interest
that is now being manifested for
the revival of athletics, the Rec
reational Department has been
authorized to expand its athletic
program during the ensuing year.
A successful bowling season has
just ended and right now basket
ball is holding the spotlight. When
basketball is over, plans have been
approved to resume softball and
baseball, provided a sufficiently
large number of persons are in
terested or provided several de
partments can organize teams of
their own to form a league.
With the view of getting several
departmental teams to play each
other for fun and recreation, bas«
ketball practice in the college gym
was started a short time ago.
Play Exciting Games
As yet a departmental league has
not been formed, but an Ecusta
team was selected from the group
who had been practicing regularly
and when this paper went to press
they had played two close and ex
citing games with the Brevard col
lege girls. Friday night of this
week they played Grey’s Hosiery
mill of Hendersonville, but results
were not available in time for pub
The Ecusta girls lost their open
ing game by the score of 27 to 22,
and also their second contest 41
to 33, Hazel McKinney was high
scorer in both games, making 10
and 13 points respectively. Willie
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TO GIVE BANQUET
FOR All BOWIERS
Event To Be Staged April
12. Trophies And Medals
To Be Presented
As a grand climax to a most
successful bowling season, a ban
quet will be given in the cafeteria
on Wednesday night, April 12, for
all members of the teams in the
Ecusta Bowling League.
An interesting program is being
arranged for this occasion and at
that time trophies and medals will
Teams winning first, second and
third places in both the men’s and
women’s leagues will receive tro
phies and medals will go to players
who made first, second and third
high averages, individual high
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