TOK BED AND eATH ff
Miuus. iHOi • ^ Pfcwtfs at: Droper, GreenviUe, leaWsvIHe, Movnf Holly, Smithfield and Sproy, N. C; Fioldale, Va.; Columbus. Go. and Auburn, N. Y.
Spray, N. C., August 10, 1964
llr. Gullett Appointed
^*'kansas Native To Succeed Dr.
A. Sanford Who Took Early
‘retirement Under Pension Plan
. Austin Dale Gullett assumed his
j^ties as medical director at Fieldcrest
j'Us, Inc. August 1, replacing Dr. J.
■ Sanford, who took early retirement
'I'ier the Pension Plan effective the
^ ^ native of Arkansas, Dr. Gullett re-
jn'^^d his Bachelor of Arts degree in
anrf the University of Tennessee
th Doctor of Medicine degree from
® University of Arkansas in 1954.
After approximately five years in
Heral practice, he entered the prac-
of industrial medicine with the
j^^abian American Oil Company in 1959.
, 1962 he received a fellowship in in-
j^striai medicine at the University of
jg'fhigan, where he received his Mas-
^ s degree in Public Health, specializ-
addition to work on his academic
§ree, he had one year of residency in
Qj ^Pational medicine at the University
'^ichigan and just completed a second
of residency in occupational medi-
at the University of California.
is married and has three
The family is here now try-
to make housing arrangements.
BETTY H. RATLIFF
J. T. PATTERSON
50-Year Employees Honored At Luncheon
dr. a. D. GULLETT
James Thomas Patterson of the Fin
ishing Mill and Betty H. Ratliff of the
Spray Cost Department were guests of
honor at a luncheon at Meadow Greens
Country Club July 31 in recognition of
their 50-year records of continuous
President Harold W. Whitcomb pre
sented Mrs. Ratliff with the Fieldcrest
diamond-and-gold 50-year pin and a
letter of commendation, together with
other gifts and remembrances. Mr. Pat
terson already had received the service
awards on July 1, the date of his 50th
anniversary of company service.
C. J. Frank, director of industrial
relations, was toastmaster at the lunch
eon. Jack R. Baker, superintendent of
the Finishing Mill, gave the invocation.
In addition to those mentioned above,
the following were present: R. A. Harris,
vice president, manufacturing; R. R.
Roberts, vice president, finance; H. T.
Bundy, manager of blanket operations;
J. E. Williams, Jr., manager, budgets
and cost accounting; F. T. Suttenfield,
general superintendent. Finishing Mill;
W. Roy Thompson, foreman of the Nap
ping Department; and F. G. Norman,
supervisor of mill accounting. Spray.
Other 50-year employees attending
were: W. A. Blackburn, retired from
Mechanical Development Department;
A. D. Weaver, retired from Synthetic
Fabrics Mill; Cora H. Rickman, retired
from Blanket Mill; Mack Overby, re
tired from Blanket Mill; H. T. Lee, re
tired from Karastan Mill. O. F. Fergu
son, who retired from Sheeting Mill;
Miss Mollie Lea and Miss Annie Lea,
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Registered Yet For
Sewer Bond Election?
Registration of voters for the second
Eden Metropolitan Sewerage District
bond election will continue through
Saturday, August 15.
In the election to be held Tuesday,
August 25, the voters will consider $3,-
045,000 in bonds for the construction of
sewage treatment plants for the Tri-
In order to vote in the new election,
citizens of the incorporated towns of
Leaksville, Spray and Draper must
either have registered for the first bond
election March 31 or they must register
not later than August 15.
The registrars and the polling places
are as follows:
Draper—Reid Weadon, Town Hall
Leaksville—Ernest Hodges, Armory
Spray—Allan Hancock, Town Hall