1942 ition 3„ youi winter, iss ill the Tliis during unused •whici' ass. ni\0^ 5 to 50 It prO' s CO®' e rai^' QUALITY FIRST THEN QUANTITY i/i I NOT HOW MUCH BUT HOW WELL Volume No. E fore- retur® •enieiy He t)® epla^ ice s ci] Fuel gplace VICTORY TAX iWce to our Employees: The new victory tax will become itective on. January 1st 1943. On after that date we will be re- >'ured to withhold this 4ax from your J^ry and send it to the United ‘^tes Government. Victory Tax is separate, is in ajirf to the regular income tax, will remain in force for the du- ^Jiion of the war. It is not to be ■ 0' f yD'* keep itef*^ mi lOH-, lied- :h ‘wi” [1 " ^'^ome tax. fnpj the end of the war you will be j^cuied to a refund of a portion of , e Victory Tax. 40 per cent of the ^ Will be returned if you are mar- I and 25 per cent if you are sin- You will get the refund at the j. - of each year rather than after War, if during (,he year you spend Gast the amount of the credit on • Government Bonds or certain Perc premiums and '“rsonal debts. Christmas And New Year Message FROM THE PRESIDENT I 1942 is about to come to an end. It has been an imnortant year in the history o£ oiir country. A little more than twelve LX a»o get%Tarl'HLbor?fnifIi I*® “• *»■’ I f- V. ^ Since that momentous incident, our country has aconmn preparation of the defense of liberty knd democr7cy_a stupT^ dous task Our men and women in the armed forces have rallied heroFcal- \JeTr?L the^road^tn^°“f”^^"^Tf’ sufficient to say at this time that ^ nnr f • victory. It requires, however, until the final decision m our favor is won, many more sacrifices on the part of every man wo man and child in our cnnnfrv wo- the%„SoLrnra1 iHlirTLT S?a“n”. ?o^ ‘S tSi Af ft "s must put his shoulder to the wheel and nnlh "5.1’ J • s vacation at a time that is most . ^t the end of wor vmi itrjii I tnn Aniir tti; i tt-.a i _ "“eei anci pusn us over the I desirahlp fr> fhneQ nrVi/\ i TO EMPLOYEES We take great pleasure in an nouncing that for the year 1943 we are glad to grant to each one of our employees who works on an hourly basis one week’s vacation, as long as she or he was in our employ at least one year on July 1, 1943. With over 1700 employees, it is a difficult task to arrange the time when this vacation is to be taken. We will make every effort to grant this every one of us V^rp^rWs^houKlhe wS aC™sh\"”e’ ^ moS top. Only then will Final Victory be assured and may we look forward^o ® who benefit by it, n.rn.anent Peaca an£be _able to perform our dlily STn ^ x inai viuiury oe assured and mav we look forward fn perma^nt peaca and be able to perform our daily tasks in normal fashion. not be too distant when each one of us can say with a the duration towards that end we have done our bit throughout All of'"vo,? for and much to be thankful for. PresMen?s wLp and read what has been published about the Sen wL an Program. Undoubtedly this order has been naturally all of vmi which will benefit our country. Quite naturally all of you are interested iin finding out how this ordpr wiii I ' — of1hIs'l)rd^''f“^^^^; many complicated conditions .^^°f,who have been in the ser- with thnco a that I am working with feverish activity ^ Company for the longest SJS Ealeigh, Atlanta and Sington- will have the prefer- large a number of employees cannot be absent at the same time. While those in charge of arrang ing this schedule will naturally try to do their best to accommodate you, you must not be disappointed if you cannot get your leave exactly at the time you would most prefer it. Those who have been in the ser in inis oraer, i want to tell you that I am working with feveri«!h Company for the longest computing each those government agencies—in Raleigh Atlanta and Wathin^f Period of time will have the prefer- % V Government has charged with the enforcement of this law, to give sympathetic and fSahiZ choosing the time of their . KSfif f' “;js‘dfat.on to our employees whose iiterest I tave pre Lted to vacation where it conflicts with otto s '^"7clSuerOn7i “1) “ "®‘ ' ^ ‘ “ blfor“li“ I employees. NOTICE War Savings Staff of Transyl- jiia County are requesting glossy J^t photographs of individuals are investing more than ten per s**t of their current earnings in Bonds through the Payroll Sav- Plan. These pictures will be 1^0 in connection with a new series , advertisements highlighting the savings accomplishments. In coition to the photographs, brief jtements from such individuals as t ^heir motives in participating in ^ ^ Payroll Savings Plan are also de- -An excellent example is that i ‘ ® woman war worker whose hus- was captured on Bataan and . ® contributed sixteen percent of b Wages in War Bonds as a gesture ^^oral support to her absent hus- Ecusta employees who are I ,^^ng to cooperate with the War I Staff in rftfifaril tn f.hp nHmra Staff in regard to the above ^ be asked to sign an authorization, •■ft in pictures and statements to ■ Bennett, Department Heads or yeaVo*‘;C stn Ver?a" them'Krtle close o^e as yo?aT.^; ^eTo^, o^^TatrSTm^irlron'^^’ that some of the terms of the Wage Stabilization Order are not £LTt;”‘r?o‘? YOU rrfenOtled tTit^’ ^ S'™' ^ keenly that ^ P2>0ence, I must ask you to wait develon- lack of end“etor“L 4Tpart.‘ ‘’™* »e to ixrf faithful to us. For this I thank Without your wholehearted cooperation, Ecusta could not prosper The friendship between us, which I hope will be everlasting and wh,Vh I treasure very highly, is a great comfort and pride to mf To ma^?^n share^'afjumes.*’ Z I sincerely trust that all of you will spend a hannv WnU/i«nr ivi +u of your families, and towards this I seS you my”^ Sincerely yours, HARRY H. STRAUS, President ECUSTA PAPER CORPORATION CHAMPAGNE PAPER CORPORATION ENDLESS BELT CORPORATION The present vacation schedule for superintendents and foreman will re main in force, same as last year. Vacations not taken before Decem- "Cr 31st cannot be carried over to the following year. We hope that this arrangement will please all of you and that it will help you to still further enjoy working for us, same as we are happy to have you employed here. Sincerely yours, Ecusta Paper Corporation Champagne Paper Corporation Endless Belt Corporation harry H. STRAUS, President Recreation Department. ^he old mill group old mill recreation group i(k5®’ which was held October 28, at the Country Club was a big ^;^ess according to all present. It I? requested that another be held Plans are underway for a Jan- ^ which will be bigger and bet- In every way. toss-up as to who had the M. fun, Ollie, Lewis or Larry. I . believe Larry could get in the Ve with his accordion if given ^ Opportunity; he certainly gave Some sweet music during inter- j ion. Ollie deserves a lot of cred- j ^ his efforts in making the dance ^ceess. ^’11 be —Arthur Vinson seeing you at the next ANNOUNCEMENT of SURGICAL BENEFIT PLAN TO OUR EMPLOYEES: ' You now hold a policy of HOSPITAL SAVINGS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH TARftTTVA xvn which entities you to receive hospital care witLut™t foTu ’ yCiJ'sSSr-s, Wo . .U * INSURANCE FOR SURGICAL CARE We trust that you will have no occasion to use either vnnr v a»s”uS\^1l£' iS“t‘ '^^‘crpL^S toff oTaLT"'"”® Of iMsirfe -y Betore arranging with a surgeon for treatment it k vprv imi^nrfanf that you notify our personnel office. ^ important Ti.. TT . 1 A *"^MILY SURGICAL INSURANCE me Hospital Association, in consideration of our nurchase of ?nrpif«ai Insurance for our employees, has agreed to allow eacf ma^rL em^lo^^^^^^ to purchpe at a small cost identical surgical benefits for the members of ptv rd'^SOrofthl hospitdfzafltsuTanct'^^i provmea 5U% of the eligible family groups elect to loin married employee will be consulted at an early date about purchase of a surgical poUcy for his or her dependent^. echo has new heading Of course you have noticed our heading—a new suit of clothes for a new year. THE ECHO printed over a back-ground sketch of the plant was Karl Straus’ idea pe editorial staff as well as our pho readers thank Karl for his in terest and for having definitely im proved the appearance of our pub lication. ELECT ECUSTA OFFICIALS R. F. Bennett, general superin tendent of the Ecusta Paper Cor poration, was elected first vice presi dent of the southeastern division of the American Pulp and Paper Mill Superintendents’ Association at an annual meeting held recently. Mr. Bennett is also one of the vice p^’e'^i- dents of the national association. Roland Wilber, Ecusta pulp mill superintendent, was elected secretary D^visi^n^^^^^^ of the Southeastern Others attending the association . ^®"ton, Ecusta machine room superintendent and C. G. Jones, renner room superintendent. fv, E. Tweed, of f ead corporation and Fred Doutt 01 the Champion Paper Corporation were also elected as officers. 4.1, Bennett is also president of the Asheville Engineering Club. .1:1-
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