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[The echo]. volume ([Pisgah Forest, N.C.) 1940-19??, June 01, 1944, Image 1

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QUALITY FIRST THEN quantity NOT HOW MUCH BUT HOW WELL Vol. 6: No. 6 PISGAH FOREST, N. C. June, 1944 Ecusta’s Annual Picnic July 4th HACIflNE ROOM LEADS LEACDEI ^^chin€ Room Clinches First] Place, Beats Gashouse 13 To 1. INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEAKER In yesterday’s ball games at | ^usta Field, the Machine Room ^ys trounced the daylights out of Gashouse Beaters to the tune I 13 to 1 in the first game. This] the Machine Room team a firm i Jold on first place in the inter-1 ®Partmental baseball league. | gashouse Beaters still held their | ®.^°nd place position, however, Hh Duke’s Mixture in third place Control at the bottom of the ^ader. Duke’s Mixture had an easy in over Control in the second ! •aine and the score was 14 to 7. . In the first game yesterday j Uttles pitched for the Machine oom team and Bud White pitched Oashouse Beaterst Biddle and | '*!||nn tossed for Duke’s Mixture Wle Head threw for Control. I league standings are as of Won Lost I J?achine Room 7 1 ^®shouse Beaters 5 3 dike’s Mixture 4 4 ^ntrol 0 8 jj in next week’s lineup, Machine ^om and Control will have the | tilt while Gashouse Beaters! Duke’s Mixture will play the ®*®ond game. ^ Governor J. M. Broughton, who will give an address to Ecusta pic* nickers on July 4th. The chief executive is on a program beginning at 3 o’clock during which the plant will receive a highly coveted 0. C. D. safety award. Ecusta In Afternoon Of July 4th ^ar Pictures Be Shown On June 29 i^ •, a i -i- in ■ In The Cafeteria becurity Awaro To Be Presented official War Department •w «on picture films will be shown | C^f^day, June 29, at 8;30 in the ®teria. These films are under sponsorship of the Recreation ijjQ^^^tment for the benefit of em- and their wives or hus- ‘ films to be shown «(^^eek are as follows: ^ctn 1 Strike,” picturing the ?n Poland. Containing much p ^^al footage captured from Ci^g^®^ans, this film reveals the Pattern of the Nazi attack, "K propaganda to the famed * attack on the Army. ®^ttle of Midway,” an in- '''Hh version of the navy film, special adaptations and com- i i^ustrating the part labor “ft^^nstry played in the victory. Gun” contains Nazi films, showing the in which the German a 1 forced to work. It gives the industry of Nazi fourth film is one just re- ®®lled “Cotton at War” il shown June 15 were, | ^Tam To Page Eight Ecustans Purchase Extra War Bonds At County Rallies Transylvania county got off to a good start in its Fifth War Loan Drive, which began last week. Rallies are being held all over the county , and latest reports were that between $65,000 and $75,000 worth of bonds had been sold. The members of the War Bond Com mittee are confident that the coun ty quota of $406,000 wiU be reach ed by the end of the drive on July 8th. Many Ecustans have already in creased their payroll deductions for the purpose of buying more bonds under the payroll deduction plan as well as having bought ex tra bonds at raUies held in their respective communities. A group of Ecusta entertainers have been appearing at the differ ent rallies which have been held —Turn to Page Twelve Governor Broughton To Make Address; Ralph H. Ramsey To Preside June H. Rose, assistant state director of the N. C. council of ci vilian defense, will present to the Ecusta Paper corporation during a program beginning at 3 p. m. on July 4, the national security award. This award is made by the OCD in recognition of the com pany’s maintenance of a superior standard of protection and security designed to safeguard production, employees and property. The award will be accepted by Raymond F. Bennett, general superintendent of Ecusta. The program will be given in connection with the annual Ecusta picnic at Camp Sapphire and Ralph H. Ramsey, Jr., chairman of the county defense council, will pre side. Music will be rendered by the Ecusta band under the direc tion of John Eversman. ^Ton» to Page Foiir PLANT Wm SHUT DOWN FOR A DAY OFFESnvniES Record Attendance Expected At Third Annual Event; At Camp Sajpphire Tuesday, July 4th, is the date selected for Ecusta employees and their famililes to celebrate their third annual picnic. This is the day that the plant will shut down and all Ecustans and their families will gather for a full day of festiv ities. Large employee picnics have been held at Camp Sapphire on each of the last two celebrations of Independence Day. Both of these iormer picnics have been attended by large crowds representing a major part of the Ecusta families and present indications are that this third annual picnic will bring a record attendance. The spacious grounds and other facilities at Camp Sapphire are weU suited for such an event as is planned for Ecustans. It is located about half way between Brevard and Ecusta and has a very beauti ful lake which will provide swim ming, canoeing and fishing, a large flat grassy location for all races and other contests, buildings suit able for square dancing, first aid, checking stations, preparing cold drinks, playing bingo, a large wooded area for spreading picnic lunches, and plenty of parking space. Softball Game To Be Featured There will be every kind of contest for every member of the family, with prizes in Defense Stamps to all winners. One of the big attractions of the day which is already creating a great deal of interest is a softball game between the Champagne girls’ team and a girls’ team from the Champion —Turn to Page Twelve —eo Rhodes Taken Suddenly By Death At His Residence On Sunday, May 14, Leo (Tony) Rhodes, Ecusta’s yard crew fore man, died suddenly of a heart at tack, while talking to friends in his front yard. Since a large number of em ployees, both in the mill and in military service, had worked for Tony at some time in the past, he was very well known. His eagerness to perform a ser vice for anyone who asked made him one of Ecusta’s most popular employees. He left many of us in his debt, and his South Carolina, “Yes, suh,” will be missed for a long time to come,

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