7ir MILL Byery Two Weeks By omI Pot tke Employees MARSHALL FIELD & COMPANY, INC Manufacturing Division, Spray,'North CarolhMi Volume Four Monday, February 4, 1946 Number Fifteen Continuous Service Records Congratulations to the following men and women who by their faithfulness and devotion to duty have reached en viable milestones in their service with Marshall Field & Co.: 25 years of continuous service (Jan. ’46) James Hurley Vestal Bedspread Charles Rucker Frazier .... Bedspread Rora L. Talbert Bedspread James Asbury Webb Bedspread Luella Layman Carter Blanket Charlie Lee Gillie Blanket John Willie Hairfield Blanket Fannie Elizabeth Gravely . . Bleachery Carrie Maude Smith Bleachery Lelia Gusler Roberson Bleachery Willie Burton Haynes Finishing Eugene F. Clark General Office ♦ William Booker Padgett Towel Oren Edgar Philpott Towel William Charles Hankins Woolen James Willie Heffinger Woolen David Mclver - (Col.) Bedspread Sam Hairston (Col.) Blanket Sam Ellington (Col.) Karastan 20 years of continuous service (Jan. ’46) Beverly Elisha Hodges Rayon Robert James Pratt Sheeting John Smith Coleman Woolen Tom Walker Sartin Sheeting Posey Lee Arnold Towel Ormond C. Hudson Towel Leroy Nester Towel Clarence Eugene Hall Woolen Clinton Oliver Light Woolen Charlie Marshall Pender Woolen Mamie Ward Finishing Cora Bell Watson Finishing Otway Franklin Barber Towel Jesse James Barrow Towel Samuel G. Martin Towel Willie Howard Burgess Sheeting Elmer Gene Gilbert Karastan Will Brown Hankins Blanket William Andrew Strong (Col.) . Woolen 15 years of continuous service (Jan. ’46) William Russell Elliott Finishing Clyde Robert McDaniel ...... Sheeting # Clifton Beverly Barham .... Karastan Daisy R. Dillon Woolen Benjamin Franklin Lee .... Finishing Allie May Lee Bleachery Turner Harris Hayden .... Bedspread Mose Paul Goad Blanket Thomas Edward Gillie Sheeting Avis Nester Adkins ' Hosiery Clyde Robert Brown Hosiery William H. McFarland . Hosiery Beverly Jennis Hill Rayon Ernest S. Yeatts Rayon Ruth Agnes Davis Bleachery Robert W. Joyce Bedspread General Gordon Casey Bedspread William Henry Adkins Blanket Willie Edgar Fuquay Sheeting William Howard Stewart .... Sheeting Burbee M. Haynes Hosiery 10 years of continuous service (Jan. ’46) Dewey Mills Medford Blanket Clara Wood Wray Blanket Jessie Mary Spangler Sheeting Carlyle S. Ingram Towel Minos McGuffie Huff Woolen Lee Roy Stanley Woolen Tony Elisha Stowe Woolen Nannie Jeffries Pratt Karastan Virginia Nelson Rorrer Karastan Frances Phillips Bedspread Marion Adkins Howell ...... Blanket William E. Handy Towel Lois K. Oslin Finishing Dennis Louis Jenkins Bedspread Cecil William Carter Karastan Robert Ellis Martin Blanket James Roy Carica Towel Thelma L. McAlexander Towel Clarence Jake Reedy Towel Sallie Martin (Col.) Karastan Geo. Benj. Johnson (Col.) .... Blanket Gillie Scales (Col.) Blanket (Each month this year the Whistle takes pride in recognizing those who have a service “birthday.”) LAUGH Build for yourself a strong box, Fashion each part with care; Fit it with hasp and padlock. Put all your troubles there. Hide therein all of your failures. And each bitter cup you quaff; Lock all your heart-aches within it. Then sit on the lid and laugh. Tell no one of its contents. Never its secrets share; Drop in your cares and worries. Keep them forever there. Hide them from sight so completely. The world will never dream half; Fasten the top down securely, Then sit on the lid and laugh. —Anonymous. Classes in Physical Testing As part of their training in Vocation al School a series of classes in Physical Testing has been inaugurated by Mar shall Field & Company. The first class was started on Janu ary 18th and Vocational School students are showing much interest in this novel addition to their training. The course, which is under the direc tion of J. F. Byrd, head of Physical and Chemical Laboratory, is being carried out by William Barksdale, and gives the students an opportunity to learn something about the testing that is be ing done in our laboratories. The Training Department in suggest ing this course feels that this innova tion has possibilities in building better understanding between the Vocational School, the students, and the Marshall Field Organization, as well as a long step forward in training future students in the production and quality control of textile goods. Absenteeism ABSENTEE METER Two weeks ending- Jan. 6, 1946 Per Cent MILL 12- -23-45 1-6-46 Central Warehouse . 11.1 4.1 Woolen . 10.5 5.1 Hosiery . 8.8 6.0 Towel . 8.6 6.1 Blanket . 13.5 6.2 Finishing . 3.3 6.4 Rayon . 10.4 6.6 Bleachery . 16.6 6.7 Karastan . 14.6 7.2 Sheeting . 11.0 7.5 Bedspread . 14.5 9.3 TOTAL . 11.3 6.6 Where Does Your Mill Stand? What Are YOU Doing About It? We’re on our way now! And starting the New Year right, with absenteeism cut almost half. But we can do a lot better, and we will. Watch the chart. Put your mill on top and keep it there!