IkvmI Erwy Tw» Weeks By and For tite Soipleyces IS T L E MARSHALL FIELD & COMPAPOUIISC Manufaetui-iag Divisiaa, SpMfv'^SaNrlft i Volume Four Monday, April 1, 1946 Number Nineteen 110 employees of R. H. Macy & Company, the world’s largest store, were guests of Marshall Field & Company, Manufacturing Division, on March 13th at the Hotel New Yorker. Following dinner the entire group saw the motion picture, “The Crest of Quality,” which shows how Fieldcrest blankets, sheets, towels, and bedspreads are manufactured. This is the film you saw being made in our mills last fall and which was shown last week in Leaksville, Spray, Draper and Fieldale. During 1946 salespeople in 100 of America’s finest stores will be meeting in groups like this to see how Marshall Field & Company people put quality into Field- crest merchandise. French Textile Men Visit Marshall Fields Executive of French textile industries, currently touring mills in this section of the country after their arrival in New York two weeks ago, inspected Marshall Field mills here Wednesday and left high in their praise of what they saw. The group of 10 Frenchmen, members kof the Junior Textile Executive Associa- •iion of France, was headed by Jean Delemer, president of the association. They have visited Danville and Greens boro textile mills recently and came to this section after a visit to New Eng land mills and textile factories. Mem- Visitors To The Mills And Offices From Other Sections of the Company: Robert Mather, New York; R. H. Tut tle, Zion, Lll. From Other Firms: E. Klein, Jr., Kinard & Co. bers of the French delegation in addi tion to Delemer, were Claude Dupleix, Robert Delesalle, Philippe Rembry, Hu bert Laine, Andre Toulemonde, Marc Giron, Francois Richard, Bernard Pa- rain and Pierre Peugnet.—From The Leaksville News. Changes in Personnel Are Announced With future plans for expansion and improvement in its various activities, the Manufacturing Division of Marshall Field & Company, through Macon P. Miller, Director of Industrial and Pub lic Relations, last week announced cer tain changes of personnel in the Per sonnel Department of the local mills of the company. J. Arthur Whitehead, who has been Employment Manager of the Leaksville Office, serving the Karastan and Bed spread plants, is being transferred to the Personnel Department of the Com pany at Spray to assist the Personnel Manager, J. O. Thomas, in company re lations with the Y. M. C. A. and certain other phases of the personnel program. Jones Norman, formerly with the Fil ter Plant of the Leaksville Mills, has been made employment manager of the Leaksville Office, succeeding Mr. White- head. Roger Wilkes, who has been connect ed with the Personnel Department at Spray for a number of years, has been made Employment Manager of the Spray Office succeeding H. E. Latham, who has been transferred to the General Office to assist B. C. Trotter in our real estate and housing problems. Homer J. Vernon continues as Man ager of the Draper Employment Office and J. M. Rimmer, Jr., is Manager of the Employment Office at Fieldale, Vir ginia. Dr. A. W. Reeser of Kingsport, Ten nessee, has been appointed Medical Director for the Company and will re port for duty on April 1. Dr. Reeser has had a great deal of practical experience in the field of industrial medicine. He recently returned to civilian life from service with the Medical Corps of the U. S. Army. W. B. Weaver will head the safety program of the company and will handle certain other important assignments in connection with the personnel program. The four employment managers, the medical director and the safety director will report to J. O. Thomas, the Per sonnel Manager. Remember the kettle which, up to its neck in hot water, still continues to sing.