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the voice of MELROSE AND GLENN MILLS
If anything shouW happen to
take away thp Ho-iif + ™
should f.el il Jlfl
lire's 5s tv-'“'“S
• this democ-
ri^t through neglect.
everyone. Your vote counts
much as !;nyone’s vote.
is your du
ty and your privilege.
^^Polling books are open Oct. 9 to
Your credit union depends upon
cooperation and interest. Most
people want to do the right thing.
But if you know of any person who
abuses the privilege of your credit
union it IS your business. Hold
and strong support
of officers loans and funds that no
member will feel free to disregard
PINS AND BONUS
There is confusion in some de
partments about certain details of
company policy. uetdiis oi
“For service pin recognition and
tXl^ payment tenure shall count
with th associated
with the company. Tenure shall be
counted from the last date of con
pe^^sL^f^r" acquire another
do nT thp “I am
tW f t person’s job-
therefore have the other person’s
j Piivileges.” Tenure is
individual and personal.
11 a person is out sick drawino-
insurance benefits he is still a nJ*-
tential employee and will have un-
inVilLp®"’?.''® P'" bonus
privilege however, he must re-
Tv. , to receive bonus.
to Oct from Oct. 1
to Uct. 1. If a person ceases em
ployment after Oct. 1 and prior To
distribution of bonus checks, he
will receive bonus. The bonus
however, is given to encourage
long stay with the company. ^
If an employee is out on mater
nity case, insurance and place as
employee are maintained for rea
sonable period after delivery sav
not to exceed 90 days. If worker
ever™y “"broken. How
ever, It worker overstays this
reasonable period” insurLce is
^n^ted If"* ®'”P'oyment is ter-
m.natert. If i.vorker returns shp
nure sha!f ,^-Ployee ™nd te!
nure shall count from this
i^ieierence on job because of
former employment, and at option
of company, insurance may be re
iiod). But time out of shop bevonrl
period” cannot count
toward pm or bonus.
Before reasonable period pv
P.res, worker may secure WRIT-
1) to receive s."^
called, and in due coursp •
premium and keep if nn fp
otherwise, insurance wilf attor^at’
ically be cancelled out
HIGH POINT, N. C., OCTOBER TSSTTR 1948
HIGH POINT. NORTH CAROIINA
OCTOBER 12 — OCTOBER 22
Red Feather ServiMT"ln^ir™et"y^tL'^wlfoT” directly from our
this includes you! whole community benefits—and
I I®/ the “underprivilegedf'"®' a
High Point. Problems such as illness bfpat^ / vof
b;s,".s!'““ "»pt‘r rLiS”;
can’t even guess how^much'^t wouVcosrnot^!’'^ problems; we
ever the f,s„,e „igh, te, our comniunii? “l/jef XV?,'”'
because high pointers believe in high point - GIVE
BEFORE YOU GIVE-
TEST YOUR GIVING
Here are the EIGHT Red Feather Services.
The second column shows how each Pbpsf a
c^ollar was allocated for 1948
hlflnv what you should give The
blank spaces in the last column are prJvW^ to
th L'eLht : be fS
^ agencies for a WHOLE YEAR
take a MINUTE to apply this test- “Tf i-h.
sf/or rr‘' ‘^hich"
cated." amounts to the agencies indi-
GLENN HOSIERY MILLS
Uniants and Misses* Goods)
Family Service Bureau
High Point Girl Scouts
Salvation Army and
Red Shield Boys Club
Uwharrie Council Boy Scouts
Carl Chavis YMCA
Y W CA—Central
Mary McLeod Bethune YWCA
My total gift should be ... $
“ ENOUGH FOR ALL-
ENOIJGH FOR A WHOLE YEAR
igh to GIVE enough
Bed i ealher Services
boy scouts (H. p. Pistri-t)
re«ea-ionT ?".*^ance. oiit^„or
ecrea^ion trair;nc f'lr citizen,
ship and grood character. - p ■
Y- M. C. A.—CENTKAL
fenTv"*?-?™* ■•esponsible citl.
CARL CHAVIS Y. M. C a
z^enrv"" °u- «^P»"Bibie citi-
Served Last Year
739 Boy Scouts
318 Adult Leaders
340 Young Men
W. ft. DAVIS RETIIiES
October 1, 1948 Mr.
W. E. Davis will retire. He has
been with Melrose Hosiery Mills
eighteen years. He started with
I n>s tool box and through the years
Melrose has built a modern ma
rine shop under his supervision.
He leaves a “monument” of fifteen
inch lathe, ten inch lathe, eighteen
inch drill press, small drill press,
JNo. 2 milling machine, No. 1 Nib-
j Machine, hack saw machine,
and the shop is equipped to run
^ modern hosiery
mill. Mr. Davis is known in the
community as “old time” master
mechanic. He learned as an ap
prentice of the old school and then
worked out the rest in the “school
His many friends wish him well
and hope that he will keep active
under his retirement job.
I’d like to thank everyone con
nected with Melrose for the many
lavors that have been shown me
and the many happy years I have
spent with the company. Melrose
IS a good company and I am leav
ing with good wishes to all.
—W. R. Davis
Information employees and fam
ily should know is listed below in
briefest possible list of items. Ask
Personnel if any questions.
1. Volunteer or draftee entitled
to job upon return if circumstan
I lost if application de
layed over 90 days.
3. Veteran protected against
discharge without just cause for
4. If job not available, offer
other job which can perform.
5. Same relationship as if em
... case two left same job,
iirst has prior right.
i7‘ .^o'^^’teer who re-enlists loses
8. Worker hired to replace
cliattee is temporary employee and
9. Worker transferred to re
place draftee has rights if he is
there IS ALWAYS
A BETTER WAY!
(Continued on Page 6)
Mehose has a suggestion policy
that pays off for ideas. Two things
aie urgent at this time in the ho-
co?T?J ^ ^ lower
CO^TS, (2) IMPROVE QUAL-
^ stpn°°nf each
step of manufacture. It may be
something so obvious that it has
not been seen. Don’t turn down
any Idea, TURN IT IN. Whit
about ways of doing things, waste'
saiety, fire prevention? What
about company policy, products
building, equipment, any of the
company activities? These are all
Who knows more about these
hings than the people who are
There f f matters?
Whof • better way.
What IS a suggestion?
It IS not enough to say, “some-
hing should be done about so and
so a suggestion specifies a defi
nite plan or method or device for