WOODFORD R BOEBINGER
THE STANDARD PRINTING CO.
FIRST ST. AT J.EFFERSON
Spray, N. C., Monday April 13, 1953
Marshall Field & Company Will
Suild Retail Store In Milwaukee
^xpansion Cited By
^^arshall Field & Company’s plans lor
® major retail store in Milwaukee were
'Confirmed last week.
An announcement, a company spokes-
said, was made April 6 in Mil-
aukee by Hughston M. McBain, chair-
>■ s Field’s is planning a major
I ®unit in a shopping center being
• Pianned by Froedtert Enterprises, Inc.
Although the actual construction
ate has not yet been definitely estab-
|shed,” Mr. McBain said, “certain pre-
'minary commitments have been made
final negotiations will be completed
. soon as possible.”
J The new Marshall Field & Company
stofe, Mr. McBain said, will be about
50,000 square feet in size. It will be
® typical Marshall Field & Company
pore, he said. He added that it was
early to describe the store in detail
to discuss its probable cost.
Chairman McBain said, “This is
®*iother step in the Company’s post
war program of improvement and ex
pansion, designed to meet the needs of
He outlined the Company’s program,
'^^ting the following major develop-
, The spending of 22.5 million dol-
' ^I's, since 1946, to improve the Chicago
• ®*id suburban retail store properties.
—The modernization and enlarge-
I'lent of the Frederick & Nelson store
Seattle, a division of Marshall Field
^ Company. Frederick & Nelson, where
*our floors were added to a five-story
“’Jilding and the entire structure re-
jHodeled, is now, Mr. McBain said, the
reading store in the growing Pacific
Northwest. Ten million dollars were
®Pent for this project, Mr. McBain said.
■—The modernization and improve-
*'^ent of Fieldcrest Mills, the textile
^'Manufacturing division of Marshall
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Textile Group To
Meet At Fieldale
Bennett Cerf To
Speak At Council
The spring meeting of the Northern
North Caroluia-Virginia Division of the
Southern Textile Association will be
held at Fieldale Y.M.C.A., Fieldale, Va.,
Saturday, April 25, beginning at 10 a. m.
Howard Barton, Fieldcrest Mills, chair
man of the division, will preside.
The invocation will be given by Rev.
Charles T. Boyd, pastor of Fieldale
Methodist Church. Joseph D. Moore,
manager of the Tcwel Mill, will extend
the welcome and the response will be
given by Charles Ward of Highland Cot
ton Mills, High Point.
D. A. Purcell, Fieldcrest Mills, presi
dent of the Southern Textile Association,
wil present a report on the association
convention at Blowing Eock. J. T. Mc-
Aden, of Charlotte, secretary and treas
urer of the association, will make a re
port on membership.
H. W. Whitcomb, assistant general
manager of Fieldcrest Mills, will intro
duce the speaker. Dr. L. H. Hance, exe
cutive vice president. Institute of Tex
tile Technology, Charlottesville, Va.
Following the address by Dr. Hance,
there will be a number of group meet
ings on technical subjects.
Discussions will be led as follows:
“Carding,” B. J. Ballard, Highland Cot
ton Mills, High Point; “Spinning,”
Wilbur Honeycutt, Cone Mills, Greens
boro; “Slashing,” Mr. Zonnenberg, Fox-
ol, Netherlands, and Charlotte; “Weav
ing,” Langdon Joslin, Dan River Mills,
Danville, Va.; “Time Study,” Harvey
Yoder, Spray Cotton Mills, Spray.
Waste control is something big at
Fieldcrest this year. You’ll be hearing
more about it as the program is extend
ed to more departments in the mills.
Employees’ suggestions and cooperation
are basic and essential.
See pages four and five, this issue, for
how employees of some departments al
ready are attaining good results in the
control of waste.
Bennett Cerf, noted author, lecturer,
columnist, publisher and television per
sonality, will address the Carolina Co
operative Council and the Junior Coun
cil at a joint meeting in the Leaksville-
Spray Junior High School auditorium at
7:30 o’clock Thursday evening, April 30.
Set For April 28
An election will be conducted in the
Company’s North Carolina mills Tues
day, April 28, to determine whether the
employees wish to be represented by
the TWUA-CIO or the UTWA-AFL.
The election will be under supervision
of National Labor Relations Board
officials. All of the mills will vote as
a unit and the over-all vote will deter
mine the outcome. A simple majority of
the votes cast will decide the winner.
In an election Tuesday, April 7, the
CIO received the highest vote but lack
ed a majority. The CIO received 1368,
the AFL 1090 with 344 employees vot
ing “neither.” Seventeen votes were
challenged and four were declared void.
Excluding employees in military serv
ice, a total of 3,321 were eligible to
vote. Of this number 2823 participated
in the election.