George Gilbert Named
Fieldale Shift Foreman
George E. Gilbert was recently pro
moted from supervisory trainee to sec
tion foreman in the Yarn Preparation
Department at the Fieldale Towel Mill.
A native of Franklin County, Va., and
an Air Force veteran, Mr. Gilbert joined
the Fieldale Towel Mill as a filling car
rier in April, 1968. He shortly after
wards became a weaver learner and
He entered the supervisory training
program in June of 1969 and in No
vember, 1969, was assigned to the Yarn
Preparation Department as a trainee.
He continued in that capacity until his
Set For Baseball Club
An organization meeting for a new
baseball club which is being formed, to
be known as the Eden All-Stars, was
scheduled for Sunday, November 1.
The new club will include several
players from the former Shiloh Eagles
team and will be managed by Sam H.
Broadnax, who managed the Eagles.
Mr. Broadnax, a truck lift operator at
the Bedspread Finishing Mill, said
Lonnie Frazier of the Blanket Finish
ing Mill, would be the coach of the
During the next few months mem
bers of the team will be selling various
items from house to house in order to
raise money for equipment.
Experienced baseball players who
wish to apply should write to: Mr. Sam
H. Broadnax, 414 Price Street, Eden,
N. C. 27288.
Blanket Mill Depts.
Cited For Records
The Stock Dye Department at the
Blanket Mill has established an out
standing safety record of over 11 years
without a lost-time accident. The Stock
Dye Department heads the list of ex
cellent departmental safety records with
18,352 hours per employee since the
last disabling injury occurred.
Next is the Yarn Preparation Det-
partment which has operated an av
erage of 10,753 hours per employee
without a lost-time accident.
The Wool Spinning Department has
an outstanding record of over one mil
lion safe man-hours with an average
of 9,349 hours per employee without a
Other departments at the Blanket Mill
which have operated for an average of
over 2,000 hours per employee without
a lost-time injury are Wool Carding;
Cotton Carding; Spooling, Winding and
Warping; and Ring Spinning.
In commenting on these records, W.
F. Crumley, plant manager, said “Each
of these departments has a safety record
that the employees can be proud of.
Also, the Blanket Mill management is
grateful for their interest in the pre
vention of injuries and their coopera
tion in the mill’s safety program.”
Buy - Sell - Swap
FOR SALE: Record player for car (12-
volt battery). Plays twelve 45-rpm
single records, rejects automatically.
$40.00. See Joe Chapman, Blanket
Finishing Mill. Telephone 635-1148
after 4:30 p.m. or Fieldcrest exten
WOULD LIKE to rent an electric type
writer for two months if price is right.
Telephone 668-2155 or write Iris M.
Smith, Rt. 9, Box 410, Greensboro,
N. C. 27409.
FOR SALE: Pointer bird dog, already
trained. Call 623-3582 after 6 p.m.
FOR SALE: Black toy poodles, male
and female. Call 623-2994 after 3:30
FOR SALE: G. E. Electric range and
Hotpoint refrigerator. In good condi
tion. Call Martinsville, Va., 957-2706.
FOR SALE: German police puppies,
A.K.C. registered. Contact Fred Bur
ton at Credit Union Office, Eden, or
call 349-6372 after 6 p.m.
FOR SALE: Westinghouse cabinet model
TV and antenna. $50.00. Contact Oscar
King, Spinning Department, Fieldale
Towel Mill, or call 673-6806, Fieldale,
FOR SALE: Dark brown wig, Dutch
Boy. $18.00 new. Call 635-8272.
WANTED TO BUY: Set of encyclope
dias. Call 635-8272.
E. J. ADKINS
Attains 40-Yr. Recoi
Edmond J. Adkins, of the
Sheeting Mill, completed 40
continuous service with the CoihP
on October 20. -
Mr. Adkins’ continuous service b®
in 1930 when he was employed
weaver in the old Silk Mill. He
worked as a loom fixer for se''■
years and in 1957 became a Wesco 5
er operator in the Automatic BIS'*,.
Mill at Eden. Since July, 1961, be ,
worked as a weaver in the
He is a native of Danville, Va.
Cody Jarrell, a loom fixer at the
spread Mill, is the new horseshoe
pion of Eden. He pitched four
games to win the championship j:
day, October 18, in a tournam®’’^j,
which all horseshoe pitchers in the
were invited to participate in the
Runners-up were Sid Smith, a
employee of the Bedspread
Room, and J. D. Duncan, an eiuP
of the Bedspread Weave Room.
THE MILL WHiS