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Spray, N. C., October 9, 1967
Eden Fund Drive Set For Oct 16-30
Solicitations At Fieldcrest Will Be Conducted October 23-27;
Graham Phillips Will Serve As Chairman Of Campaign At Mills
The campaign at Fieldcrest Mills in
“ehalf of the Tri-City Community Fund
"'ill open Monday, October 23, and will
'Continue through Friday, October 27.
The budget goal in the community-
^de campaign is $90,000, representing
'he minimum amount needed for the
'Continuance of the 11 health, welfare,
and recreational services included in
This year’s goal compares with last
"ear’s goal of $85,500. Included is an
Amount of $4,040 designed to cover any
shrinkage due to persons moving away
ef otherwise defaulting on their pledges.
Graham Phillips, assistant to the di
rector of standards, will be general
chairman of the drive at Fieldcrest
^llls. The manager of each mill will
®erve as chairman for the solicitation in
Towel Mill 25-Year
Group Enjoys Picnic
— PICTURES ON PAGES 4 AND 5— '
“People are what count in any busi
ness and we count on our long-service
eftiployees,” D. A. Purcell, general man-
towel manufacturing, told 25-Year
'“lub members from the 'Towel Mill at
their recent annual picnic.
Mr. Purcell expressed appreciation for
^he past cooperation and loyal support
ef the 25-Year Club members and urged
'hem to continue to be boosters of Field-
"fest and the Towel Mill.
He reported on business conditions
nid discussed Towel Mill activities of
•he past year. He announced plans for
luture improvements which he said will
help us continue in the top position. ’
T>. E. Simons, manufacturing superin-
l®odent, was master of ceremonies. W.
his mill, with the assistant managers
and superintendents as co-chairmen.
Heads of major staff departments will
be in charge of the campaign in their
Details of the campaign at Fieldcrest
Mills will be announced in The Mill
Whistle issue appearing on Monday,
The campaign in the community will
begin October 16 and continue until Oc
tober 30. Dr. C. F. Tulloch is general
chairman of the fund campaign.
Budgets Carefully Reviewed
The fund requests of the agencies
were carefully reviewed and studied
and in many instances certain items
were cut from the budget, leaving only
funds for essential services.
Eleven agencies which were former
ly in the collective fund effort are again
included. The amount allotted each
American Red Cross, $9,723; Salvation
Army, $7,169; Retarded Children, $2,000;
Central YMCA, $16,512; Henry Street
YMCA, $2,507; Draper YMCA, $9,880;
Boys Club, $11,525; Girl Scouts, $4,655;
Boy Scouts, $11,730; Rescue Squad,
$4,432; Carolinas United, $5,827.
ATMI Official Cites
Textiles Value To U.S.
A textile official said last week that
the industry “spends nearly $15 billion
each year for products and services of
a number of other industries” to main
tain its almost 7,000 plants across the
F. Sadler Love, secretary-treasurer of
the American Textile Manufacturers In
stitute, told the West Charlotte Rotary
Club that “many Americans don’t real
ize just how large an interest in textiles
For example, he said, “$150 million
is spent annually by the industry for
electric power, $500 million for con
struction of new plants, $640 million for
new machinery, $2.4 billion for man
made fibers, $100 million for the haul
ing of textiles by the trucking industry,
and about $240 million for paper prod
Mr. Love said that the textile indus
try accounts for 42 per cent of manu
facturing employment in North Caro
lina, and that its payroll is four times
larger than any other in the state.
Schedule Is Given For Free Flu Shots
Stone, assistant mill manager, ex-
^®nded the welcome and recognized
Chests attending. Mr. Simons then pre
sented the new members becoming eii-
Sible for the 25-Year Club this year.
J. Frank Wilson, retired production
nianager for the mills in the Fieldcrest
Sfoup, who earlier was manager of the
'bills, at Fieldale, spoke briefly to greet
friends and associates.
The drawing for attendance prizes
(Continued on Page Eight)
Free flu shots will be provided by
the company for all employees who wish
to take them. Dr. A. D. Gullett, medical
director, and nurses from the Medical
Department will give the shots to em
ployes in Eden and at the Worthville
The free immunizations have been or
will be given to employees at other
company locations under arrangements
with local doctors and nurses.
The schedule for the immunizations
at plants in Eden is given below:
Blanket Mill — Blanket Inspecting
area, Tuesday, October 10, 2:30 p.m. to
4:30 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Sheeting Mill—Sheet Inspecting area,
Wednesday, October 11, 2:30 p.m. to
4:30 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Bedspread Finishing—Mill Training
Room, Thursday, October 12, 2:30 p.m.
to 4:00 p.m.
Karastan Mill—First Aid Room in
Setting Department, Friday, October 13,
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. to
Finishing, Bleachery, Central Ware
house^—Area between Blanket Sewing
and Box Stock, Monday, October 16,
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. to
Bedspread Mill — Conference Room,
Tuesday, October 17, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00
p.m., and 10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Sheet Finishing — Conference Room,
Wednesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. to
Karastan Service Center — Shipping
Room Office, Friday, October 20, 2:30
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. to