Give $4,684 To Fund
In generous support of the Smith
field United Fund drive, employees of
the Automatic Blanket Plant contribu
ted $4,684 and the company made a do-
natioin of $500 for a total gift of $5,184.
Of the 507 employees solicited, 86 per
cent made a contribution to the cam
paign and 56.2 per cent pledged at least
a day’s pay.
In the mill, 100 per cent of the Supply
Department employees gave a minimum
of a day’s pay. In the office, 100 per
cent of the employees in the following
departments gave a day’s pay or more:
Standards, Personnel, Product Service,
Quality Control, Purchasing, Cujstomer
Service and General Management.
Second Stop Poiio Sunday Set For Nov. IS I
Kennedy Was Co-Signer
For Credit Union Loan
The White House Employees Credit
Union is particularly proud of the co
signature for a loan granted to a White
According to the credit union treas
urer, the laborer had asked for a $100
loan, but was told he needed a depend
able co-signer since he had been em
ployed for only a few months.
The member thought a while, and
then said he thought he could obtain
just such a signature. The treasurer
permitted the member to take the pa
pers out to be signed, almost positive
that he would not be able to get a co
Five minutes before closing, the man
returned. His co-signer—John F. Ken
nedy, President of the United States!
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and to eliminate the need for booster
Dr. Clarke pointed out that persons
who missed taking the vaccine on Sep
tember 20 are urged to take the first
dose November 15 and obtain the second
dose eight weeks later from their family
The Sabine vaccine—two drops on a
lump of sugar—will be given from noon
until 6 p. m. Sunday, November 15, at
“feeding stations” to be set up through
out Rockingham County, primarily in
The vaccine will be available at the
following locations in the Tri-Cities:
Leaksville Graded School, Douglass
High School, Draper Elementary School,
Central Elementary School and at the
Rock Church, in Spray.
Clinics in western Rockingham Coun
ty will be set up at Madison Elementary
School, the Mayodan YMCA, Stoneville
and Bethany schools.
In Reidsville, the vaccine will be ad
ministered at South End School, Law-
sonville Avenue School, Franklin Street
School, Branch Street Elementary
School, North End School and Washing
ton High School.
In addition, “feeding stations” will be
operated at Wentworth School, Happy
Home School and Ruffin School.
The staff at each immunization cen
ter will include at least one fully quali
fied physician, assisted by registered
pharmacists and nurses.
The physician will be in complete
charge of his center and will answer
any questions of a medical nature. :
nurse will be responsible for carryiDS !
the Sabin vaccine to any car-boun ;
invalids who cannot come into ® ,
All centers will be manned by skiU^^ |
volunteer workers. Some will ^
traffic to prevent long waiting |
while others will assist in recording I
number of persons receiving the vac
To help cover expenses of the |
gram, the sponsors are asking for a o®
nation of 50 cents per person; howev®' |
they point out everyone will be giv® ■
the oral vaccine regardless of the ,
ability to contribute. '
The “Stop Polio Sunday” campai^ j
will be conducted simultaneously '
Rockingham and Caswell counties,
North Carolina, and Pittsylvania
ty and the City of Danville in Virgin^
It is sponsored jointly by the
ingham County Medical Society, *
Rockingham County Jaycees, Danvu*
Pittsylvania Academy of Medicine,
ville and Pittsylvania County Jayc® J
Casw^ell County Ruritan clubs, Css^
County Jaycees, and Caswell CoUi> i'
N. C. Fund.
Medical directors of the campaig^i j
addition to Dr. Clarke, are Dr.
Lassiter, of Danville, Va., and ^
Thomas L. Gwynn of Yancey ville.
C. J. Frank, director of industrial ^
lations at Fieldcrest, is the Rocking
County coordinator for Stop Polio
day. Jerry Garrett, of the Karastan
is coordinator for the Tri-Cities.
Stop Polio Sunday, Nov. 15 y
Noon to 6 P. M. p
Get your FINAL DOSE
LEAKSVILLE GRADED SCHOOL |
DOUGLASS HIGH SCHOOL I
DRAPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL |
CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL |
ROCK CHURCH, SPRAY i
HAPPY HOME SCHOOL
Large Pumpkin Grows In Bucket
I. H. Shively, Fieldcrest retiree, shows a large pumpkin «
ing in a 5-gallon bucket at the rear of his home at 422 j,/
side Drive in Spray. The pumpkin shown is one of four
teers” that grew in Mr. Shively’s back yard. He estimated
the four will weigh over 300 pounds.
Because it was hidden under the leaves, Mr. Shively jjj
find the pumpkin growing in the bucket imtil it was aboU
present size. He thinks that the vine grew across the top
bucket and part of it dropped inside. He plans to cut the si
of the bucket to remove the pumpkin intact.
Mr. Shively, a mechanic, retired from the Bedspread-I^®
stan Plant Service Department in 1960 after a long recof
service with the company.
THE MILL WHIST^