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W. A. ALTIZER
J. D. FRAZIER
F. C. JORDAN
F. R. ILER
New^ Assignments Announced In Mill Accounting
Organization changes in the Budgets
and Mill Accounting Department, effec
tive recently, have been announced as
Walter B. Altizer, financial analyst,
was appointed supervisor of mill ac
counting-blankets; and James D. Fraz
ier, supervisor of mill accounting-sheets,
was reassigned to supervisor of mill ac-
Frank C. Jordan, senior mill account
ant, Karastan, was named supervisor of
mill accounting-sheets; and Frank R.
Her, supervisor of mill accounting-blan
ket finishing, was reassigned to finan
Mr. Altizer, who graduated in ac
counting at National Business College,
joined Fieldcrest as a senior mill ac
countant at the Draper Mill Accounting
Department in August, 1967. He was su
pervisor of greige mill accounting-blan
kets from April, 1968, until his appoint
ment as financial analyst in March,
1969. He is a native of Virginia.
Mr. Frazier has been with Fieldcrest
since June, 1966, when he became a sen
ior mill accountant at the Draper Mill
Accounting Department. In February,
1967, he was named supervisor of mill
Sales Up, Earnings Dip
Slightly In 3rd Quarter
(Continued from Page One)
the sales volumes of department stores
and other retail outlets through which
the company’s products reach consum
ers,” Mr. Moore said.
“Also, the fourth quarter is normally
the strongest in the year for the Com
pany. Although several cautionary flags
have been raised about continuance of
the year-to-date improvement in the
country’s overall retail trade over last
year, we are at this time looking for
ward to winding up the year 1969 with
the highest sales volume and with fourth
quarter per-share earnings which could
be among the best in our history,” the
Company president added.
accounting at the Alexander Sheeting
Mill and in May, 1968, became super
visor of mill accounting-sheets. He is a
native of High Point and received his
B.S. degree in business from High Point
Mr. Jordan, a native of Greensboro,
received his B. A. degree in economics
from the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill. He joined Fieldcrest
Mills in October, 1968, as a senior mill
accountant in the Sheeting Mill Account
ing Department. He became a senior
accountant-Karastan in May, 1969.
Mr. Her joined Fieldcrest Mills in SeP'
tember, 1967, as a senior mill accour*'
ant in the Spray Mill Accounting
partment. In May, 1968, he was name'*
supervisor of Finishing Mill Accounting'
blankets and served in that capacity n®'
til his latest appointment. He is a native
of Mississippi and received his B.S. d®'
gree in business administration
Former Employee Listed Among
Prisoners Of War To Be Freed
A former employee of the Automatic
Blanket Plant is one of the three pris
oners of war to be released by the Viet
He is Pfc. James Strickland, Jr., who
was employed in the Components De
partment at the Smithfield plant when
he was drafted into the Army.
The soldier’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Strickland received the good news
October 26 when
three officers from
Fort Bragg told them
the Viet Cong had an
nounced it was re
leasing three prison
ers, including their
“It’s not offiicial,”
the Army officers
H told Mrs. Strickland,
K but they thought it
would come true.
R “Nobody knows
what we’ve been
as she told of the
months since her son was reported mis
sing in action.
She said there had been no word
from him since except for a letter writ-
two days before he was captured.
Pfc. Strickland disappeared Janua^
8, 1968 fifty miles from Chu Lai.
Strickland said it was four months
fore they knew he was a prisoner, aO'
the visit by the officers was the
word they had about him since theh'
“I knew he was going to come horn®
I knew he was,” Mrs. Strickland
in a telephone interview. “They ^
us once before they had found our a®*
and we let the news get out and it
a mistake. But maybe this is not a ih*®'
Mrs. Strickland said the Army
not know when her son would be
leased but she was told if he had to
hospitalized the Army would fly
and her husband to see him.
She said her son had “Junior”
on his name because of a clerical err®*
in the hospital when he was born.
soldier’s father is named John.
manages several farms near Dunn.
Mrs. Strickland said she was glad 1^®*
son was being released and “I
they release everybody else’s.”
When Pfc. Strickland comes home
has some favorite food to look forv/a^
“He loves chocolate cake,”
Strickland said. “I’m going to make
a chocolate cake when he comes hom®’
THE MILL WHISTI^*^