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Columbus Employees Awarded Savings Bonds
Shown above are the recipients of
U. S. Savings Bonds awarded in draw
ings at the Columbus Towel Mill, Co
lumbus, Ga. The drawing was held in
connection with the recent U. S. Sav
ings Bonds campaign at the mill. All
purchasers of U. S. Savings Bonds, those
already buying bonds plus those who
signed up during the campaign, were
eligible for the drawing.
The bonds were presented by T. H.
Sherrill, manager of the Columbus
Towel Mill in a ceremony at the mill.
Joseph Connelly, assistant superintend
ent and Robert Turner, Weave Room
foreman, attended the drawing.
The recipients shown above left to
right, front row, are Shirley Carpenter,
Weaving; Sophia M. Newsome, Finish
ing; Mary Hill, Finishing; and Florine
T. Terry, Weaving; back row, Michael
T. McKinney, Information Services;
Howard J. Ward, Dye House; William
R. Colbert, Weaving; and Edmond C.
Cameron, Engineering and Maintenance.
Mrs. Judith M. Love of the Finishing
Department also received a Savings
Bond but is not in the picture.
Credit Uniosi Extended To Winchester Plant
Membership in the Fieldcrest Mills
Credit Union was extended to employees
of the Winchester Spinning Corporation,
Fieldcrest subsidiary at Asheville, dur
ing September and the latest report
shows that over 50% of the employees
It is expected that there will be a
substantial number of additional mem
bership cards turned in during the re
mainder of October.
In commenting on the credit union.
E. L. Ball, personnel manager at Win
“The employees here seemed very ap
preciative of being brought into the
Credit Union and we feel that the re
sponse was unusually good.
“We are confident that the Credit
Union will provide many benefits for
the people at Winchester and we invite
all employees to join if they have not
already done so. Those wishing to join
should contact their supervisor.”
Harold Morris, canteen and ware
house man, was first Winchester em
ployee to join Credit Union. Looking on
as he signs up is Ann Wilson, of the
Winchester Personnel Office.
1 Ronald T. Poteat,
Jr. celebrated his first
birthday October 3.
He is the son of Ron
ald and Janice Po
teat. Ronald is a
weaver at Karastan
and Janice is employ
ed in the Cutting and
at the Bedspread Fin-
■ ishing Mill. Grand
parents are Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Poteat
and Mr. and Mrs. Willie Odell. Mrs.
Odell (Daisy) is employed at the Sheet
BEES FOR SALE
FOR SALE: Six stands of bees. Con
tact T. R. Farmer, Ashby Avenue, Eden,
N. C., telephone 635-3181.
Fieldcrest is cooperating with
Smithfield schools in the Industrial Co'
operative Training program and recen®
employed a student from Smithfi®*®
Tappy White (above), an ICT studen*'
attends school until 1:10 p.m. each
and then reports to work at the Aut'’'
matic Blanket Plant at 1:30 p.m.
Miss White is presently working
the Personnel Department and later
be transferred to the various depaf,
ments as needed. She is the daughter
Harold White and the late Mrs. Wbi*®'
PFC Jackie Reese
PJFC j3;Cki0 Ij'* R-60S0 i-s son of
and Ruby Reese, both of whom work ^
the Finishing Mill. Jackie was employ^^
at the Karastan Mill before enterf
service. He is now serving with
Fourth Division in Vietnam.
For friends whO’ wish to write,
address is PFC Jackie L. Reese, Cod'
pany B, 2nd BN 35th Infantry, ^
Brigade Task Force 4th Div., APO
THE MILL WHISTk