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Fieldcrest mill whistle. volume (Spray, N.C.) 194?-19??, August 07, 1950, Image 1

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f MILL WHISTLE Improvements Made In Arrangements At Central Warehouse A series of improvements involving relocation of several departments at the Central Warehouse has been sub stantially completed. The purpose of the changes was to obtain a better line up of operations permitting the goods to flow in a straight line through the various warehousing processes. In ad dition to relocating the departments, there was a general rearrangement of the various operations within the units. The Blanket Packing Department was moved from the second to the third floor of Central Warehouse and placed in line with the Blanket Open Stock Storage. Operations within the Blanket Packing Department were rearranged for greater convenience. The Print Shop was moved from the second floor of the Warehouse to the third floor of the Finishing Mill. Ticket ing operations were consolidated with the Print Shop. This places the printing and ticketing in the proper sequence of operations. Under the new arrangement, blank ets from the Folding Department go up a conveyor to the third floor and remain on tne same floor level through all the packing processes until they are ready for carton storage. When pack ing operations are completed, the car tons go to the fifth floor of the old Warehouse across the railway tracks. (Continued on Page Six) IMPO&ANT NOTICE Within the next several months it seems likely that a number of employ ees will be entering military service. In preparation for this, the Company has set up procedures for maintaining complete records on service men or women and for keeping in touch with those serving in the armed forces. Men and women leaving the Com pany to enter service are reminded it will be to their own advantage to talk with their mill personnel manager be fore leaving. The personnel manager will record information about years with the Company, job status, parents or dependents, home address, date of entry into service, etc. It is desired to send the Mill Whistle to all employees in service. Therefore Fieldcrest Introduces New Terry Tip Gift Package With Prince Matchabelli Crown Soap a ■ !,» ! ■Mb' Newest gift package idea is Field- crest’s “Powder Room Guest Towel Set” of four Terry-Tip towels with a crown-shape bar of Prince Matcha- belli’s Abano soap. Already one of the outstanding towel items on retail counters, “Terry Tips” are lli^ x 18% fringed terry towels which have found ready acceptance with consumers because they are easy to wash, need no ironing, and add gay color. In test stores, the moment these towels appeared in this new cellophane- wrapped package, sales increased sub stantially. The Powder Room Guest Towel set is made up in assorted vat-dye colors aimed at the gift and bridge-prize busi ness. Retail price about $2 complete. it will be necessary that a complete and correct mailing address be available. If you’re entering military service, here is what you should do: (1) Talk with your mill personnel manager and give him complete information. (2) Send back your new mailing ad dress as promptly as possible. (3) Write concerning any changes in your mailing address or changes in status. Address all communications to: Mr. J. O. Thomas Veterans’ Counselor Fieldcrest Mills Leaksville, N. C. Council ‘TOO Percenters” Picnic Set For August 19 Members of the Carolina Coopera tive Council and the Junior Council who have made perfect attendance rec ords during the Council year of 1949- 50 will be honored at the “100 Percent ers” Picnic at the Meadow Greens Golf Club Saturday, August 19. The recrea tional program will begin at 3:30 p. m. Supper will be served at 6:00 p. m. Approximately 90 members of the Senior Council and 50 members of the Junior Council are eligible to attend. The letters of invitation are being mail ed out today.

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