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Sept. 14, 1945, edition 1 /
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Vol. 1-No. U
Friday. September 14. 1945.
IS YOUR OPINION?
It has been suggested by some em-
ployees that we shoTold take advan
tage of some form of group health
and life insurance, and if possible,
hospitalization insurance. The
health and life insurance would pay
the employee a portion of his salary
in case of sickness, starting with
the eighth day of his illiness. In
case of death, the face value of the
policy would be paid to his bone—
ficiaiy. The hospital insurance
would pay the employee f3»00 per day
for hospital room and in addition,
cover extra laboratory tests and
other services. The premium for
such policies would be taken out of
the weekly payroll. If you are in
terested in this proposition, please
contact Mr, Ponish. If a sufficient
number of inquiries are made, we will
be willing to investigate the matter
Another matter that was brought to
our attention is that of changing
the pay day from weekly to bi-weekly
basis. This would save the office a
great deal of book-keeping, however,
we would not want to change unless
it is so desirea by all employees
concerned. The only reason we bring
this matter up is that one of the
employees suggested it.
Mr. R. G. Newell is up and about
and paid us a short visit the be^
ginning of this vjeek. Vfe hope to
have him back with us soon.
Mr. Sprinkle came by oui* office
Monday and told us that he was to be
married on Friday, Good luck to the
young couple. We know he will have
to behave himself now.
Our janitor, Arthur Chandlw, was
called to Vfashington on Monday be
cause of a wreck in which his daugh
ter was injured. We have no details
but hope it was not serious.
AlfiPLiiNi£ RIGGIimG - the assembling,
adjusting and aligning of the
airplane surfaces so that the
airplane viill handle properly in
Carburetor - a mechanical device for
mixing liquid fuel and air in the
proper proportions to f om a com
bustible gaseous mixture for use
in gasoline engines.
BAFFLE, or BAFFLE PLATES — a plate or
wall used to deflect or obstruct
the flow of fluids,
AICLAD - the registered trade mark
used by the Aluminum Company of
America to identify a group of high
strength sheet aluminum alloys clad
with a covering high purity aluminum.
New Words for this week:
Due to conditions beyond the control
of the company, it is necessary at
this time to revise the discount
arrangement allowed company personnel
for flying time on Piedmont airplanes.
Interested parties may consult Mr,
Groat or the Operations
Officer for further details.
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