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Fieldcrest mill whistle. volume (Spray, N.C.) 194?-19??, September 04, 1950, Image 1

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MILL WHISTLE Local Girl Represents State in Miss America Pageant 1 In the picture above, Miss Carolyn Edwards of Leaksville-Spray, “Miss North Carolina of 1950,” receives the good wishes of Harold W. Whitcomb, assistant general manager of Fieldcrest Mills, prior to the beauty queen’s de parture for Atlantic City where she Will represent North Carolina in the Miss America Beauty Contest. A party ' consisting of Miss Edwards and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Edwards, Representatives of the local and State Junior Chamber of Commerce, and other well wishers were to have left for Atlantic City Sunday. Miss Edwards Will participate in the week-long page ant activities. It is expected that the winner of the Miss America title will A'- ' u 5 be announced either Saturday or Sun day. Miss Edwards will carry a number of Fieldcrest Mills products with her to Atlantic City. Our Company presented her with several gifts including Field crest towels and Fieldcrest La France nylon hose, as well as evening gowns made of rayon brocade woven in Spray. Fieldcrest Mills also made a sizable cash contribution to help defray expenses of sending the beauty winner to the Miss America contest. Miss Edwards’ mother, Mrs. J. B. Edwards, is shown at left; John T. Sasser, president of the Tri-City Junior Chamber of Commerce, in background. Good Response Given In Chest X-ray Survey ★ Machine Will Be At Leaksville Mills Through Wednesday it The Mobile X-ray unit of the State Eoard of Health will be stationed in fhe Bedspread-Karastan mill lot through 5-00 p. ni. Wednesday, September 6. If you have not yet had your chest X-ray, you still have the opportunity to get one without charge. The X-ray machine was at the Spray mills last week. A total of 875 Field crest employees from plants and offices in the Spray area received the free chest check-ups. The X-ray unit spent Friday at the Bedspread-Karastan location making X-rays of the employees on the first and second shifts. The unit will be at Bedspread-Karastan Tuesday, Septem ber 5, from 1:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. and from 10:00 p. m. to 2:00 a. m. On Wed nesday, September 6, the unit will be at the LeaksviUe mills from 12 noon until 5:00 p. m. Gov. Scott To Speak At Celebration Of Council Anniversary —*— Carolina Cooperative Council Will Be 30 Years Old This Month; Charter Members To Be Honored The Carolina Cooperative Council will celebrate its 3uth anniversary Thurs- aay, Septemoer zt. tiov. W. iverr Scott will speak. Gov. Scott will attend a ainner with cnarter members at Meadow Greens Couniry CiuD prior to the gen eral meeting m the Leaksville High School auaiiorium at 7:30 p. m. invitations win be mailed within a week or so to the Council members. Notice of the meeting is being given now so that members can be making plans to attena. n. number of commit- lees are at work perfecting details of tne anniversary program, cnarter mem bers will be accoraed a place of honor and there will be otner special events appropriate to the occasion. September 23* Set For 25-Year Club Outing Members of the Fieldcrest Mills 25- Year Club will be honored Saturday afternoon, September 23 with a bruns- wick stew at Tri-City baseball park. The stew will be prepared by the Greensboro Police Dept, under direc tion of Capt. E. Q. “fved” Sewell. This is the same group that cooked the bar becue for last year’s outstanding 25- Year Club meeting. Plans are under way to make this year's get-together the most enjoyable (Continued on Page Seven) -At Radio Program Returns To Air September 10 The Fieldcrest Show will go back on the air over Station WLOE September 10. The program will be heard each Sunday thereafter at 3 p. m. It wUl be the fifth yearly series of the Fieldcrest radio program. Features will include the Fieldcrest Quartet, the “Mr. Fieldcrest” guessing game, human interest stories, guest singers and other entertainment. It will be broadcast both on AM and EM.

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