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Fieldcrest mill whistle. volume (Spray, N.C.) 194?-19??, August 28, 1967, Image 1

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yOL. XXVI Spray, N. C., August 28, 1967 NO. 4 i. R. Gilman, Director, Dies In Rhode Island John Rae Gilman, 80, a director of I'ieldcrest Mills, Inc,, died July 28 in Jane Brown Hospital, Providence, R. I. Mr. Gilman was a partner in the Providence law firm of Edwards and ^ngell for 34 years until his retirement 1960. A member of the bars of Rhode J^sland, Massachusetts and New York, was a specialist in corporation reor- Sanization and Securities Exchange Commission matters. Born in Salem, Mass., May 21, 1887, he Was a member of the first gradu ating class of Middlesex School in Con- '^ord, Mass. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University 1909 and a bachelor of laws degree rrom Harvard Law School in 1912. Before moving to Providence, Mr. Oilman practiced law in Boston for 12 ^’®ars, most of the time with the firm Ropes and Gray. He went to Provi- Jence in 1924 and became associated 'vith Edwards and Angell. He became ® Partner in the firm in 1926. Retiring from the firm in 1960, he then practiced law in New York City as pounsel to the firm now known as Love- Wasson, Lundgren and Ashton. His first wife, the former Dorofliy Moulding of Toronto died in 1953. His ®®cond wife, the former Audrey Elliott. Berkley, Calif., whom he married in p54, survives. He also is survived by ’■'Vo daughters from his first marriage. \ i rj ; • My! ■ ' ’t.i. 4, BRADLEY C. MURRAY Two Honored For 50 Years Of Service JOHN RAE GILMAN Two employees who recently com pleted 50 years of continuous service with the Company were honored at a luncheon at Meadow Greens Country Club attended by the Company’s other 50-year employees. The newest members of the exclusive “50-Year Club” are Mary Manuel, a spinner at the Blanket Mill who com pleted 50 years August 11, and Bradley C. Murray, a loom fixer at the Bed- Luncheon Is Held For Fieldcrest Scholars Fieldcrest gave a luncheon at Meadow Greens Country Club Wednesday, Aug ust 16, honoring the recipients of Field crest Scholarships prior to the students’ return to college. Attending the luncheon with the scholarship winners were G. William Moore, president of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc.; Robert A. Harris, vice president manufacturing; Richmond R. Roberts, vice president-finance and William B. Lucas, assistant secretary. Also attending were Dr. L. H. Hance, division vice president-research and en gineering, R. H. Tuttle, director of tech nical services and John M. Hough, su perintendent of Leaksville Township Schools, all of whom are members of the Fieldcrest Scholarship Committee; Coleman W. Grubb, personnel manager (Continued on Page Eight) spread Mill, who attained a 50-year record July 1. In a talk to the group, Harold W. Whitcomb, chairman of the board, Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., praised the good records of the 50-year employees and congratulated them on attaining a half- century of uninterrupted service. “The long-service employees—not just those with 50 years, but all of them— are the backbone of the Company,” Mr. Whitcomb said. “They are the ones we count on, because they realize that the Company tries to do the right thing for its employees. Obviously, we cannot do everything that every employee thinks we ought to do, but those who have been here long enough know that we try to do what is right.” Mr, Whitcomb introduced G. William Moore, president of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., who told of his pleasure in attend ing his first meeting with the 50-year employees. He said that, although it would not be possible for him to work 50 years, he was proud of his 21 years with the Company and that Fieldcrest was the only Company he had ever worked for. Mr. Moore presented Miss Manuel with her 50-year service emblem, a gift and other remembrances. He explained that Mr. Murray had already received similar awards in a special meeting at the General Offices at the time of his anniversary. Miss Manuel, in brief comments on her 50 years of service said, “I’ve en- (Continued on Page Three)

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