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Spray, N. C., Monday, October 12, 1953 Number 6
AT COUNCIL MEETING—Principals in the program at the meeting of the
Carolina Cooperative Council at Central Y.M.C.A. September 17 shown above, left
to right, are Rev. Roland Moncure, rector. Church of the Epiphany, L,eaksville, who
gave the invocation; J. B. Lamar, new president of the Council; Thomas L. Carroll,
of the National Cotton Council who was the chief speaker; and Harold W. Whitcomb,
vice president of Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., who introduced Mr. Carroll.
New officers installed were Mr. Lamar, president; J. P. Powell, vice president;
J. K. McConnell, secretary; N. R. Martin, assistant secretary; and the following
committee chairmen, C. J. Squires, program; R. O. Endicott, attendance; Eugene
Purcell, special; and T. B. Hamrick, constitution. (More pictures on page 8)
Conferences To
^pen Tuesday
fejg ® ®^cond annual series of fall con-
tjjg for foremen and assistant fore-
begin Tuesday, October 13.
th- supervisors from the first
shifts have enrolled. Because
. shift supervisors cannot attend
cofij ° the time of the meetings, special
thp , '\®*^ces for them are planned for
®'Vinter or spring.
Lgj, ® 'conferences will be held at the
^J^^^®'Spray Junior high school
fiVe to 9 P- ni- each Tuesday for
Members of the conference
meet together in the school
sioj) at the beginning of each ses-
a member of general man-
E '^ill speak.
Mil Medbery, production manager,
day ®Peak at the opening session Tues-
att^ ^ober 13. Management speakers
folj ® general sessions in the weeks that
Vice Harold W. Whitcomb,
the J. D. Moore, manager of
recto “'^el ^ifield, di-
materials purchasing,
at e for the four conference groups
nieeting were based on prefer-
foliQ .of the supervisors in a survey
the 1952 conferences. Macon
Jones Norman will repeat
C)\\,j j^onference on “Labor Relations”;
Win t Livingstone and J. E. Gardner
Woy '^°*^duct a conference on “Em-
a Co® Training”; Frank Brey will lead
aji(j ^ference “Machine Maintenance”;
torg- Foster, assisted by a panel of
Ilay comprised of J. M. Moore, T. R.
Cotjf T. B. Hamrick, will conduct a
on “Departmental Manage-
for Supervisors.”
^ Council Meetings
psy(,j^^®’''^spaperman and an industrial
itigj °logist will address separate meet-
Jiijjj the Carolina Council and the
Council this week.
Thompson, feature writer and
tiaj ^*^ist for the Winston-Salem Jour-
Tugspeak to the Junior Council
the Joseph D. Moore, head of
department at Georgia
t'h^ ’ address the senior council
at Central Y.M.C.A.
Rumor Was Not True;
Store To Remain Open
Misunderstanding concerning the Em
ployees Store was cleared up this week
when the Company announced that the
store is open for business on its regular
schedule. Rumors that the store was to
be discontinued after November 30 are
untrue. Company official said.
The rnisunderstanding is believed to
have come from a statement by James
L. Palmer, president of Marshall Field
& Company, who said Field’s would
discontinue employee discount privi
leges at the retail store in Chicago after
November 30. This applies only to
Fieldcrest employees who have been
buying at a discount at the Chicago re
tail store. Mr. Palmer made no refer
ence to the Employees Store in Spray.
During the period the mills were
taking inventory, the Employees Store
likewise was closed for inventory in
connection with sale of the property.
The store re-opened Monday, October
5 and continues to operate on its regular
Directors Are Listed
For New Corporation
Directors of the newly incorporated
Fieldcrest Mills, Inc., which took pos
session of the former Marshall Field &
Company textile properties October 1,
have been announced by Milton C.
Mumford, president. The directors, in
addition to Mr. Mumford as president of
the company, are: F. C. Dumaine, Jr.,
New England financier and President
of the New York, New Haven & Hart
ford Railroad; A. B. Hunt, Boston in
dustrialist; E. Stanley Klein, New York,
Vice President of John P. Maguire &
Co., Inc.; John P. Maguire, New York,
President of John P. Maguire & Co.,
Inc.; William B. Snow, Boston banker;
Robert G. Stone, Boston financier.
In addition to the John P. Maguire
and E. Stanley Klein interest previously
disclosed, the Amoskeag Company, an
investment trust of which Messrs. Du
maine, Hunt, Snow and Stone are trus
tees, was identified as an owner. Mr.
Mumford stated that with the addition
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