North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Chronam.
'"1 ^ * *
r : ■
WILLIAM J. LONG
... 45 Years . . .
HOWARD L. NEAL
... 40 Years . . .
Blanket Mill Men Complete Long Records
Two Blanket Mill men have completed
outstanding records of continuous serv
ice with the Company. William J. Long
of the Cotton Carding Department has
completed 45 years and Howard L. Neal
has attained a 40-year record.
Each of the veteran employees was
honored in an informal ceremony at the
mill and was presented with the ap
propriate Fieldcrest service emblem and
a letter of commendation from Presi
dent G. William Moore.
Mr. Long was born in Henry County,
Va., and began working at the Blanket
Mill October 15, 1923. He has never
been off the payroll since that time
except for his service in World War II.
He has worked in the Cotton Carding
Department during his entire 45 years
of service. He first operated “speeders”,
then was a roving inspector, and for the
past approximately 25 years has been a
Mr. Neal, a native of Danville, Va.,
has worked in the Blanket Mill weave
room continuously since October 5, 1928.
He earlier had worked as a weaver in
the Sheeting Mill starting in 1926 and
also had worked briefly in 1928 as a
drawing tender in the Blanket Cotton
Mr. Neal was a filling carrier in the
Blanket Mill weave room from 1928 to
1939. He was promoted to weaver in
1939 and continues to work in that
Named Asst. Director
Towel Mill Recognizes
Top Weavers And Fixers
The Towel Mill’s leading weavers and
loom fixers are listed below for the most
recent periods of record.
The “top weavers” are those with the
lowest percent of seconds with respect
to the standards for the various loom
The leading loom fixers are deter
mined through a combination of low
seconds and high loom efficiency on the
sections for which they are responsible.
Weavers—W/E November 3
Dobby Terry Walter Shelton
Jacquard Terry Lauren Via
Fixers—W/E November 3
Dobby Terry James Smith
Jacquard Terry Richard Bocock'
Weavers—W/E October 27
Dobby Terry Walter Shelton
Jacquard Terry John Haynes
Fixers—W/E October 27
Dobby Terry James Turner
Jacquard Terry Keith Scott
James L. Poteat, formerly a quality
control engineer, was appointed assist
ant director of domestics quality control
effective October 1. He will continue
to report to Stanley M. Ellington, di
rector of domestics quality control.
Mr. Poteat is a native of North
Wilkesboro and graduated from North
Carolina State University'^ with a B. S.
Copyright, 1968, Fieldcrest Mills, Inc.
Eden, N. C. 27288
Issued Every Other Monday For Employe®*
and Friends of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc.
Member, South Atlantic
Council Of Industrial
J. J. Beck S. R. Culligan
R. F. Bell J. S. Eggleston
P. A. Brodie A. H. Justice
J. L. Crabtree J. M. Moore
W. F. Crumley J. M. Rimmer ^
Alexander Sheeting Mill Edna Br^9^
Automatic Blanket Plant Janice
Bedspread Finishing Mill Ann Midkitj
Bedspread Mill Edna HopP®’
Blanket Mill Katherine Turn®'
Central Warehouse Geraldine Perkin*
Cleveland Service Center Mary Murray
Columbus Towel Mill Mildred Newsom®
Dallas Service Center Barbara Aldrie9®
Fieldale Towel Mill Faye WarreJ
General Offices Hilda GrogaJ
Gladys Holland, Katherine Manl®'
Karastan Mill Irene M®®*^:
Karastan Service Center Mary Stephen*
Karastan Spinning DIv Evelyn BeasI®'
Laurelcrest Carpets Carolyn Branch
Los Angeles Service Center .... Grace Roben®*'
Midwest Service Center Shirley McGOy®
Mount Holly Barbara ColUnj
New York Offices Betty Lend®*
Northeast Service Center Mary Kulp®f
Nye-Wait Plant Mary SpeJ*;
Sheet Finishing Mill Faye Lignj
Sheeting Mill Ruth Mint®^
Winchester Spinning Mill Ann WH*®’’
Vol. 27, Monday, Nov. 11, 1968, No. ®
Joseph W. Murphy Blanks*
Leon O. Shropshire Karasta''
Thomas L. Tew Columbh®
Elzie S. Chaney Sheet Finishih^
John Broadnax Central WhS®'
Lucile M. Willis Columby^
Amos C. Shively, Jr Finishio^
Dannie J. Davis Columbus
Willie G. Mills Sheeting
Gaston Matthews Columbh®
Fifteen Years ,
Jesse W. Norris, Jr ToW®
Mozelle C. Rakes ToW®‘
John B. Buckner Fieldcrest Stoi®
Carlton E. Stewart .. . Bedsp. Finishii'®
Orelle F. Shelton ToW®
Samuel Chadwrick Colurnbh
Robert K. Nicoll Karastan S^
degree in textiles. He joined Fieldcre^J
Mills in 1963 and worked until Jh®
1966 when he entered military servi®®’
He served in the Army two years ^
returned in June 1968. He then coh'
tinned as a quality control engineer d®
til his recent promotion.
THE MILL WHISTl/^