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THE MILL WHISTLE
Copyright, 1969, Fieldcrest Mills, Ine.
Eden, N. C. 272S8
Issued Every Other Monday For Employees
and Friends of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc.
R. F. Bell J. S. Eggleston
P. A. Brodie
J. L. Crabtree
W. F. Crumley
S. R. Culligan
A. H. Justice
J. M. Moore
J. M. Rimmer
C. C. Wilson
Vol. 28, Monday, Sept. 22, 1969, No- 6
Henry C. Wade Fieldale Towel
Ila H. Craddock Blanket Finishing
Georgie M. Thomas .... Sheet Finishing
Drewey T. Curry Blanket Finish.
Bailey R. Pratt Blanket
Maggie M. Bowling General Offices
Andrew D .Smith Columbus Towel
Ethel L. Meadow Blanket
Madge B. Thomasson .... Fieldale Towel
Kathleen H. Baker Fieldale Towel
Thomas B. Dickerson Blanket
Mamie M. Sawyers Fiieldale Towel
Willie B. Richard Columbus Towel
Mady T. Dean Blanket Finishing
Mary E. Hopper Sheet Finishing
Ruby M. Emberson Fieldale Towel
J. Wayne Griffin Karastan
Bonnie L. Hall Fieldale Towel
Alver B. Phillips Columbus Towel
Ora E. Martin Fieldale Towel
Hulda H. Moss Fieldale Towel
Virgil C. Chambers Karastan
Billie Collier Fieldale Towel
Fay O. Joyner Karastan Spinning
Anna M. Martin Karastan
Edward R. Newman Blanket
Luby M. Skinner .... Karastan Spinning
Irene H. Hedgecock Fieldale Towel
Charlie H. Lovelace Fieldale Towel
J. Lawrence Spencer .... Fieldale Towel
Velma W. Golden Columbus Towel
Christel H. Donaldson .... Fieldale Towel
Roosevelt Blackstock Blanket
Rhonda H. Heffinger .... Blanket Whse.
Luther F. Smith .... Bedspread Finishing
William E. Robertson .... Fieldale Towel
Nancy P. Gover Blanket
Jackie M. Witt Bedspread
Hubert S. Sanders Sheeting
Sue Ann Hall Fieldcrest Sales
Johnny J. Paulk Columbus Towel
Economists predict textile industry
spending for new plants and equipment
will exceed $1 billion in 1969.
Among the Fieldale Towel Mill employees becoming eligible for the 25-Year
this year are, shown left to right seated, Margaret Tuggle, Gertrude Watkins a”*"
Margaret McAlexander; standing, Clarence Hopkins, Opal Hall, Ralph Hubbard'
Nellie Woodward and Raymond Williams.
Fieldale 25-Yr. Picnic
Attracts Large Crowd
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working together with good manage
ment “gained the confidence of our di
rectors who were willing to supply the
capital for the things we needed.”
D. E. Simons, manufacturing super
intendent, was the master of ceremonies
and presented the new members. G. L-
Caraway, warehousing superintendent,
extended the welcome and recognized
Those becoming eligible for the 25-
Year Club this year are; Robert L. Car
michael, Virginia Carmichael, James R.
Graham, Opal S. Hall, Homer H. Harris,
Clarence R. Hopkins, C. Ralph Hubbard,
Margaret L. Hundley, Ernestine Hutch
inson, Margaret McAlexander, Lela E.
Moran, Helen A. Plasters, Benton Spen
cer, Margaret H. Tuggle, Irey L. Turner,
Gertrude G. Watkins, Raymond L. Wil
liams and Nellie W. Woodward.
“Virginia Partners” Entertain
Following entertainment by the “Vir
ginia Partners”, a string band led by
Troy Brammer, a former employee of
the mill, a number of attendance prizes
Towel sets were won by the follow
ing: Bob Lee Eanes, Homer McAlex
ander and Robert Jamerson.
J. Frank Wilson, retired production
manager of the mills, was recognized
as the oldest member present, 85, and
was presented a towel set.
In a contest to guess closest to the
amount of money in a half-gallon jar,
E. H. Copeland was the winner. He
guessed $237.50 and the jar contained
Elder J. Bruce Clifton, of the Weave
Room, gave the invocation that preceded
the picnic supper.
Asha Kirpalani and Vickie Clemm®’’
Native Of India Tours
Mount Holly Spinning
Asha Kirpalani was a recent visitor
the Mount Holly Spinning Mill in .
Holly. Miss Kirpalani is a native of 1
dia and now lives in Hong Kong.
Clemmer, an accounting clerk at
Holly, took Miss Kirpalani on a tour
Mrs. Kathryn Clemmer of Charlotj
Vickie Clemmer’s sister-in-law.
Miss Kirpalani have been pen pals
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eight years, and Miss Kirpalani
Charlotte to meet her and included r
visit to Mount Holly on her trip.
Miss Kirpalani has just spent a ¥
at the University of Grenoble in Fra^^^
and had come to the United States ^
visit her brother, Narendra, who i®
student at the University of Ohio.
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