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Serving In Army
Ret. Garvin Rierson is now stationed
at Fort Knox, Ky. He has been in ser
vice since May 26, 1950. Formerly an
employee of the Sheeting Spinning
Dept., Garvin is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Lee Rierson. The young soldier would
like to receive letters from friends back
home. His address is:
Ret. Garvin Rierson RA 14342198
Company D 32nd MTK Btn. CCB
Third Armored Division
Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Buy . . . Sell . . . Swap
EReaders are invited to use this column
without charge for lost and found items and
for small personal articles to be bought,
sold or traded.
Ads should give complete information and
should be telephoned (No. 709) in or mailed
in by Wednesday before the paper appears
Ads involving large transactions — real
estate, automobiles, etc. — cannot be pub
lished. Ads concerned with commercial
propositions cannot be printed since they
more properly belong in other publications.)
FOR SALE: Five-burner New Perfec
tion Oil Stove in excellent condition.
Drawers have been built underneath
for storage space.—Lawrence Overby,
Blanket Weave or telephone 2008-W.
LOST: Man’s ring. Reward $2.00.—Tom
Boy Hundley, Machine Shop, Draper.
FOR SALE: One Electric Pump.—
Maude Parker, Bryant St., Leaksville.
LOST: Billfold containing identification
card from Carolina, registration card
and $7.00. Finder may keep money,
but please return these valuable
papers to Harold Matthews, Jr., at
the Central Y. M. C. A., or Harold
Matthews, Sr., at the Finishing Mill.
(By Virginia Hurd)
We welcome the following new em
ployees: Rosa Curry, Pauline Smith,
Rivers Bowling, Minnie Callahan, and
Wedding bells rang for Virginia
Frazier and Ralph Hundley recently.
Best of luck, you two!
Our best wishes for a speedy recov
ery go to -Grace Thompson who is a
patient in Leaksville hospital.
Ruth Land and Rhumelle Meeks
spent the past week sunning at Caro
Cyril Hudgins, Roy Martin, and
“Inkey” Robinson have just returned
from a fishing trip in Norfolk.
Howard Barton is enjoying a vaca
tion at home.
It’s nice to hear Anna Jeffries is im
proving alter several weeks in the hos
Robert Lee Humphrey, son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. F. Humphrey, of Harris St.,
Leaksville, is now serving in the armed
forces. He has recently had a change
in his address.
So that friends back home may write
to the young soldier, we are publishing
his new address below:
Robert Lee Humphrey, 14247641
1st QM Co. 1st Inf. Div.
APO 1, c/o Postmaster
New York, New York.
Play safe! Get your free chest
Shown above are Charles, left, and
Paul Morgan, sons of Mr. and Mrs.
M. C. Morgan. Their mother is em
ployed in the Electric Blanket Mill.
Charles and Paul are grandsons of
Mrs. Allie Lee of the Bleachery Sew
Pfc. Mark E. Sheckells, son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. S. Sheckells, North Spray,
is now serving overseas. He wrote his
father some time ago that he was on
his way to Japan. Mark has written to
request that The Mill Whistle be sent
to him overseas.
His father and a sister, Louise, are
employed by Fieldcrest Mills.
“Since government takes about one-
fourth of every worker’s income, and
still can’t make ends meet, he should
have sense enough to insist that the
government do what he himself has to
do in the same circumstances — cut
its spending by a like amount, at least.’’
—Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Two-week periods ending
July 23 and August 6
Mill 7-23 8-6
Central Warehouse ... 3.8 2.1
Bedspread 3.4 2.5
Finishing 4.1 2.9
Electric Blanket 8 3.7
Towel 3.6 3.7
Hosiery 3.1 4.6
Karastan 5.9 4.7
Blanket 5.1 5.2
Rayon 5.2 5.3
Bleachery 6.3 5.5
Sheeting 7.7 7.4
TOTAL 5.0 4.7
FIELDCREST MILL WHISTLE