Eden, N. C., June 8, 1970
‘Old-Time Fourth’ Plans Goin$[ Forward
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G. WILLIAM MOORE
. . Honorary Chairman . .
G. William Moore, president of Field-
crest' Mills, Inc., has again been named
honorary chairman of Eden’s “old-
fashioned July Fourth” celebration. J.
Paul Kitchens, manager of the Kara-
stan Rug Mill, is general chairman of
the event sponsored by the Jaycees.
The festivities already definitely set
for the Fourth include rides for chil
dren, a two-plane stunt show, games
and contests, fireworks display and
A prominent speaker, probably either
a government official or a congressman,
will be invited and a parade is being
The planners already have lined up
the Morehead High School band, three
gospel singing groups and a country and
western band to provide entertainment.
Three rides—car, train and twister-
will be available for children. These will
be in operation from noon until dark.
The Leaksville-Spray Y’s Men’s Club,
St. Marys To Sponsor Fall Radio Show
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St. Marys’ new advertising campaign
Pall 1970 will include, for the first
'hie. the sponsorship of a series of
'®dio shows to be hostessed by national
s’ known television and radio personali-
^ Arlene Francis.
Beginning August 15, the five-minute
|''Ogram entitled “Decorating Made
®sy” will be heard twice daily, five
pys a week, Monday through Friday
13-week periods. It will be broad-
'^st over 200 stations in 60 major mar-
from coast to coast.
The format of the show calls for Miss
I ''ancis to interview a variety of well
|hown interior decorators. Together
'6y will explore easy to do, inexpen-
decorating ideas suitable for every
®om in the listeners’ homes. The open-
and closing of the show will idert-
Jy St. Marys as the sponsor and will
'ter product information.
This first venture into a new media
. 41 have great sales impact due to the
^^et that the numbers of women at home
i,4ting the day who can follow the show
®ach well into the millions.
j^This plus the endorsement of the at-
®ctive and much-admired Miss Fran-
along with her distinguished guests,
j hvey an aura of glamour and prestige
'at will serve to further enhance the
. . . Hostess For St. Marys Show . . .
long-respected St. Marys name.
To keep up the momentum set by the
national ad campaign and the planned
radio series, St. Marys will also be ex
panding its television campaign this
fall. The Mill Whistle will carry de
tails on this schedule in a future issue.
assisted by the Draper Y’s Men’s Club,
is in charge of games and activities.
Among the events already arranged
are bingo, horseshoes, checkers, sack
race, greasy pigs, greasy pole climb,
football throw, three-legged race, pitch-
and-putt, ping pong throw and apple
The Junior Woman’s Club again will
be in charge of decorating the stadium
in Independence Day style.
Three gate prizes will be given away
just before the fireworks display, which
will climax the festivities.
The top prize will be a color televir
Sion set which retails for about $800
and will be on display at Smith-Lane
Appliance. Second prize is a Karastan
rug. The third prize is to be decided.
Although the crowd is expected to
begin gathering around noon, the or
ganized part of the program will not
start until 4 p.m., after the opening
parade winds its way from the Meadow
Greens Shopping Center to the stadium.
First event on the formal program
will be the presentation of colors. Plan
ners hope to get a military drill team
to handle this and plan to raise a flag
that has flown over the Capitol.
Following this will come the games
The stunt pilot show will start at 6
p.m. and will be followed at 6:30 to 8
p.m. with entertainment and picnics on
the grounds. The speaking will begin
at 8 p.m. and will be followed by the
drawing for the door prizes and the
40-minute fireworks display.
Credit Union Dividend
Raised To 5Yz Percent
'rhe dividend rate on Credit Union
savings was increased to 5Vz percent
per annum by action of the board of
directors of the Credit Union at their
regular monthly meeting May 28.
Members of the Credit Union in all
locations will receive a dividend at the
new rate, figured on their average
monthly balances and credited to each
member’s share account as of June 30
The interest rate on the savings of
Credit Union members has been 5 per
cent since January 1, 1968. It has never
been less than 4 percent since the
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