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Issued every Two Weeks by and for the E??iployees of
Marshall Field & Company, Inc.,
Ma7iufacturmg Division, Spray, North Cat’olma
Monday, September 2, 1946
Petty and Hoehl Receive Promotions
O. D. Petty
Carl A. Hoehl
O. D. Petty, formerly chief accountant for the North Carolina-Virginia mills, has
been appointed comptroller of the Zion Lace Curtain Mill, succeeding W. C. Men-
drala, who has resigned. The promotion was effective September 1.
Carl A, Hoehl, of the General Office, who has been in charge of accounting
methods, was moved up to succeed. Petty. In addition to his new duties, he will con
tinue to act in a supervisory capacity on accounting methods.
A native of Tennessee, Petty received his education at Bowling Green Business
University, Bowling Green, Ky., and at Columbia University, where he graduated,
majoring in accountancy. Before joining Marshall Field and Company in 193C he
spent several years in industry and in public accounting.
Hoehl is a native of New Jersey, but he attended high school at Leakaville, living
here while his father, the late Edward Hoehl, was superintendent of what is noW
the Rayon Mill. He attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for two
years then went on to Columbia where he graduated in accounting, in 1930. He was
connected with Price, Waterhou.se and Company, public accountants of New York
City, until he joined Marshall Field and Company here in March, 1946.
Terminal Leave Blanks
k Any former service man who desires
to make application lor terminal leave
pay to which he is entitled, may secure
the blanks at the local post - offices or
may secure them from the American
Legion, it is pointed out by J. O. Thom.-
as, Company veteran’s counsellor. The
Draper, Leaksville and Boulevard post
offices have already received theirs and
the Spray post office was expecting their
supply any day. The Leaksville office
supply was exhausted last Friday but
more had been ordered.
Company To Hold
Approximately 160 From
Manufacturing Division To
Attend Meetings at Natural
Bridge September 13-15
“Looking Ahead in Our Industrial
Relations’’ is the them.e of a conference
for approximately 160 men of Marshall
Field and Company, Manufacturing, Di
vision, to be held at Natural Bridge
Hotel, Natural Bridge, Va., September
The conference will emphasize the
importance of handling human relation
ships intelligently in the conduct of
business. In addition to addresses by
prominent speakers there will be panel
discussions and open forums in which
all members of the conference will have
an opportunity to participate.
Those to attend include Luther H.
Hodges, vice-president of the Company
and general manager of the Manufac
turing Division; several sales executives;
and the following from the mills: all
general executives, mill managers, sup
erintendents, department heads and
assistants, and all mill foremen.
Speakers will include J. L. Palmer,
executive vice-president; G. L. Bergen,
divisional vice-nresident and personnel
manager of the Chicago Retail Store;
George Baldanzi, executive vice-presi
dent, TWUA; Thomas Spates, vice-presi
dent and director of industrial relations.
General Foods Corporation; Dr. William
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Watch for next issue of The
Mill Whistle, September 16, which
will carry a copy of “This Week”
magazine, a publication with over
8 million circulation, containing
advertising for Fieldcrest domest
ics. Don’t miss it!