m Mill WHISTLE SOOOREWATEO ’»S«}QNS" - FOR.aED AND..BATH . "'ELtJci^esT Mouo* Holly, Smithfield and Spray, N.'C; Fieldole, Va.; Xotwmbus, Ga. and Auburn, ,N. Y. Spray, N. C., January 6, 1964 NO. 13 ^^■'ge Crowds Attend ^srties For Children 'Se crowds of children and adult tijj the children’s Christmas par- V by the company Saturday, \ Spray and at Fieldale, jC, 'niilar parties were held at other * lat ^°p^tions and will be reported in issue of The Mill Whistle. 'Jtio ^J'ank, director of industrial re- Va^^’ master of ceremonies at the U ^ Party in the Morehead High auditorium at 2:30 p. m. I'he John Whitley, president of the tlij ,*ty Ministerial Association gave ^.'^''ocation. Jack Jarrett, Draper ^ .^f'dustrial relations representative, the group singing of Christmas presented President Harold ^^l^itcomb who spoke greetings on td of the management and express- to ® Company’s pleasure in being able Christmas parties for the ^ fnent of the children of employees. from the Morehead High School ’■ett- composed of Sue Wood, Su- °ok and Jean Hunt, with Mrs. rP' Wood, as pianist, entertained '4 j) Christmas songs. Benton Hodges appeared as the Great Slicko, (Continued on Page Eight) ^*^CQunt Statements By Credit Union ' ^iinual leu aunuai statements from the Mills Credit Union are being tlig '^tsd this week to all members itig .^^sdit union. The statements, cov- 6 the last six months of 1963, show 'W ^inbers’ share accounts, the of dividends credited, interest If 5^'^ unpaid loan balances. member has not received his the week or is any question concerning his Sch ’ the member should get in 'vith the Credit Union office. % Credit Union has paid a 1 per annum dividend on savings months since it was organized ive years ago. The dividends are ti *ithi the members’ y balances and . Ch„®,^3re accounts. officials remind average credited to Union officials remind the ^ that their statements should rifled for income tax purposes. blankets 1 MUSCOGEE VISITORS—At display in General Offices lobby, J. E. Gardner, training manager, shows products to officials from Muscogee Mills, a Unit of Field- crest Mills, Inc., in Columbus, Ga., who spent two days touring the Towel Mill, Fieldale, Va., and Spray area plants and offices. Visitors, from left, are William Hes ter, superintendent of warehousing, shipping and customer service; D. J. Moncus, superintendent, maintenance; C. C. Bagwell assistant superintendent, manufactur ing; and B. D. Cain, superintendent, manufacturing. Bloodmobile Collects 95 Pints At Draper Only 95 pints of blood were collected by the Bloodmobile when it was sta tioned at First Methodist Church in Draper Friday, December 27 on its final 1963 visit to the Tri-City area. Blood Program officials expressed disappointment in the small turnout of donors and pointed to the rising usage of blood by Tri-City patients. Blood is being used by local people at the rate of 192 pints every two months. Since there is a blood collection once every two months, the S5 pints donated amounted to only about 50 per cent of the actual usage. Haven Newton, Blood Program co- chairman, thanked those who donated blood and the full staff of volunteer workers who assisted. “While we were disappointed in the results, we are grateful to those donors who did come out on a Friday during Christmas week, which is generally considered an unfa vorable time for a Bloodmobile visit,” he said. “However, the Tri-Cities have to face the fact that there must be new, addi tional donors if we are to collect a suf ficient amount of blood for the needs of our sick and injured. We have a number oi faithful, regular donors, to whom the community owes a debt of gratitude for carrying the program thus far. But there are not enough of these and we must recruit new donors—persons who have not been giving blood—if we are to keep up with the usage of blood. Mr. Newton said the next blood col- (Continued on Page Eight) Rockingham County Tax Listing Begins At Armory Listing taxes for the year 1964 for Rockingham County began January 2 and will end February 1. Those who live in Leaksville Town ship can list their taxes at the Leaks ville Armory during the entire month of January. The hours for listing at the Leaksville Armory will be from 9:00 a. m. until 5:00 p. m., Monday through Friday, and from 9:00 a. m. until 12:00 noon on Saturday. The listers will not visit Draper or Soray, as in previous years, because all of the county’s new tax information has not been transferred to the city and town books.