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Spray, N. C., Monday, September 24, 1962
Flatt And Scruggs To
Entertain 25-Yr. Club
The Flatt and Scruggs Show, featur
ing Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, has
been engaged for entertainment at the
1962 meeting of the 25-Year Club.
The program will be in the new
auditorium at Morehead High School
at 7:30 p. m. Saturday, November 17.
The evening program replaces the
former picnic-style meetings held in
In recent years, only about half of
those eligible attended the picnics. The
change in format was made to attract
more of the 25-Year Club members and
to permit wives and husbands of the
members to attend.
The club this year will be entertain
ed by the number one country music
outfit in the nation—Lester Flatt and
Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain
Boys. The Flatt-Scruggs show is well-
known in this area through their tele
vision programs over Charmel 2 in
Greensboro, and Channel 10, Roanoke.
In addition to their television shows
they are known through radio as stars
of WSM’s Grand Ole Opry and on Col
With Lester singing and Earl play-
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Lester Flatt, left, and Earl Scruggs
will present their show for 25-Year
Club members November 17.
r lELDCREST STORE
NEW BILLBOARD — Colorful billboards showing a large picture of the Field-
crest Store have been placed on Highway 29 By-Pass near Reidsville and already
are attracting tourists to the store. In addition to the billboards, smaller directional
signs have been placed at strategic intersections near the store to enable out-of-
town customers to find the store with ease.
Company Provides Flu Shots For Employees
Free flu shots are being provided
by the company again this year for
all employees of Fieldcrest Mills.
In the background is the grim warn
ing that a major outbreak of dangerous
Asian flu will hit the United States this
fall and winter.
Officials of the U. S. Public Health
Service say that Americans should get
flu shots, beginning this month, to avoid
Asian flu is believed to have contrib
uted to deaths of 90,000 Americans in
its first two epidemic sweeps of the na
tion in the winters of 1957-58 and
Physicians have been alerted, public
health programs have been outlined,
and stocks of the special flu vaccine,
containing a substantial potency
against the A-2 variety of the disease,
have been built up.
The vaccine is for people of all ages.
Health officials are urging especially
that people over 45 and those with any
physical condition take shots because
the flu bug is apt to hit them harder.
The Fieldcrest Medical Department
began giving the shots September 10.
Dr. J. A. Sanford, medical director,
and Mrs. Jane Reynolds, Fieldcrest
nurse, gave the first shots in all of
the Leaksville-Spray-Draper mills dur
ing that week. They will return to the
mills this week to give the second shots.
Dr. Sanford pointed out that for per
sons who have never had the vaccine
two shots are given, two weeks apart.
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Recognition Is Planned
For Boy Scout Leaders
Plans are under way for the first
annual “Pot Luck Dinner” for parents
of Scouts and adult Scout leaders in
Dan River District, Boy Scouts of
The dinner will be held in the cafe-
torium at Central Elementary School,
on Stadium Drive, at 6:30 Tuesday eve
ning, November 13.
To attend are the parents of all Cubs,
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