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Fieldcrest Mills General Sales Meeting Is Held In New York
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Shown above is a scene at the lun
cheon held during the general sales
meeting Friday, December 19, at the
Plaza Hotel, Fifth Avenue at Fifty-
ninth Street, New York City. Salesmen
representing Fieldcrest Mills, our sell
ing agents, mill executives, and officers
of Marshall Field & Company attended
the all-day session. Speakers included
Hughston M. McBain, president of the
Company; G. L. Bergen, divisional
vice-president; Luther H. Hodges, gen
eral manager; Harold W. Whitcomb,
assistant general manager, and sev
eral outside speakers from the mer
chandising and economic fields. The
Fieldcrest Quartet from the Draper
Mills sang and Cecil J. Squires, fore
man of the Sheeting Weave Room, made
a talk to the group. Among the Spray
officials attending in addition to Messrs.
Hodges and Whitcomb were E. L.
Brown, B. C. Trotter, M. P. Miller, R. H.
Tuttle, and J. M. Norman, Jr.
Hodges And Whitcomb
To Speak On Council
Program This Week
The January meeting of the Carolina
Cooperative Council will be held in the
'.eaksville High School auditorium
mrsday evening, January 22, at 7:30
o ^-’ock with members of the Junior
Couiicil as guests.
Pr ncipal speakers on the program
will be Luther H. Hodges and Harold
W. ,'hitcomb who will present a re
view of the accomplishments of the
during the past year and a fore-
.nd discussion of the progressive
outlined for the business in the
Construction Will Bring Improvements At Rayon Mill
Construction is under way on a new
stair tower and elevator shaft at the
southern end of the Rayon Mill. It is
expected that the work will be com
pleted and the elevator put into opera
tion by March 1.
The new 10' by 12' electric freight
elevator will be almost a duplicate of
the large one in use at the lower end
of the Nantucket building. Howard
Barton, superintendent of the Rayon
Mill, said the new elevator will make
it easier to move heavy loom beams
from floor to floor, and if need be would
enable the mill to move looms or cop
ping frames without having to knock
cut an end of the mill and build high
ramps when moving machinery in or
out of the mill, as has been necessary
in the past.
The stair tower will have one main
entrance and will connect with all three
floors. The entrance will be on the first
floor in line with the center of the mill.
This location will relieve the situation
existing heretofore when the gate open
ed directly toward the railroad tracks.
The new entrance will have a walkway
connecting it with Wall Street some
distance below the tracks.
Mr. Barton said the old elevator shaft
inside the mill will be closed, thereby
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