Issued every Two Weeks hy and for the Employees of
Marshall Field & Company, Inc.,
Ma?iufacturmg Division, Spray, North Carolina
Monday, August 19, 1946
La France Stockings Get Good Display at Rines Brothers, Portland, Maine
La France stockings are proudly sold by progressive stores stores present the products of Marshall Field & Company,
from coast to coast. Here’s a large display window at Rines Manufacturing Division, to American customers. La Franco
Brothers in Portland, Maine, which is typical of the way these hose, are products of our Fieldale plant.
Fulcher Is Named
At Woolen Mill
The appointment of Lester Fulcher,
of Leaksville, as master mechanic at the
Woolen Mill, has been announced by
Company officials. Fulcher was to have
begun work this morning as the suc
cessor to Marshall Pender, who resign
ed the Woolen Mill job to take similar
work in some woolen mills in Atlanta.
Fulcher is a graduate of State Col
lege where he majored in electrical
engineering. He was connected with
Duke Power Company for several years.
He is active in various civic move
ments and for a long time has been
prominent in Boy Scout work, having
himself been an Eagle Scout. He was
a reserve officer after leaving college
and before the war he was in the Leaks
ville company of the National Guard.
He left with the guardsmen and served
Is Converted Into
Y. M. C. A. Apartments
In order to do its part in helping to re
lieve the housing shortage for Company
employees Central Y. M. C. A. has
leased the Eggleston building on the lot
adjoining the “Y” and has converted
the upstairs into four apartments.
The apartments have already been oc
cupied as follows: Mr .and Mrs. R. C.
Tanner (Mr. Tanner of Quality Control),
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Reynolds (Mrs. Rey
nolds of Personnel), Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Ormand (Mr. Ormand of Domestics De
signing), and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Shu
mate (Mr. Shumate of Karastan Dye-
overseas in the European theatre as a
captain in the Signal Corps.
Fulcher is married to the former Ruby
Matthews, who until recently was em
ployed in the Designing Department.
General Wage Increase
Of Eight Cents An Hour
Becomes Effective Today
Minimum Is Raised To
Seventy-three Cents In
All Marshall Field Mills
The Manufacturing Division of Mar
shall Field and Company and the Textile
Workers’ Union of America last wesk
agreed on a wage increase which be
comes effective this morning for the
nine mills in Leaksville, Spray and Dra
The Company also announced a simi
lar increase for its employees in the
Towel and Hosiery Mills at Fieldale, Va.
The increase consists of eight cents an
hour across the board on all job classi
fications with one or two exceptions,
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