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TO BED ICATED The Ensign Carl David Peiffer air field, on the WrightsviUe Beach highway, will be formally dedicat. ed at 2:30 p. m. Saturday, June 2, in a ceremony sponsored by the Wilmington Civitan club, John Colucci, Jr., airport stockholder, announced yesterday. Mrs. Frank W. Peiffer of Wil mington, mother of the Naval avia tor who was reported- missing in the Battle of Midway after June 4, 1942 and for whom the airport was named, will unveil a monument in memorial to her son. He has been missing since a flight from the aircraft carrier, USS Enter prise- ... The dedicatory program will open with the playing of “Anchors Aweigh” bv the New Hanover High school ROTC band. The invocation wil1 be made by the Rev. William Crowe, Jr., pastor of the First Presbyterian church, of which En sign Peiffer was a member. Brief speeches will be made by Lieut. Commander Peter Brown Ruffin, USNR, Sixth Naval dis trict, Charleston, and State Senator Roy Rowe of Burgaw, member of the State Aeronautical board. Following the unveiling of the 18 by 24 inch monument, which will be located at the base of the flag pole, the band will play the Na tional Anthem. Members of the Carolina Aero club, a two-state organization of civilian pilots and plane owners, will have fifty or sixty, planes here for the exercises. ' Mrs, Peiffer will be escorted to and from the airfield by Tom Law ther, president of the Civitan club. John Fox, a Civitan, will serve as master of ceremonies. SCOUTS LAUDED BY AREA CHIEF W. A. Dobson, Regional Scout Executive, complimented the Cape Fear Area Council on the “mar velous progress’’ shown by it dur ing the past two years, at the Executive Board meeting at the Cape Fear club Wednesday night. Dobson also challenged Scout leaders here to make definite plans for a five-year period of develop ment toward giving opportunities for boys to become Scouts. J. A. Maultsby, Whiteville, pre sided at the meeting and called on committee chairmen and district chairmen for reports. W. E. Edwards, vice-chairman of Wil mington district, gave an outstand. ing report on growth and activities during the first five months of 1945. The Regional Executive compli mented the council on having prob ably the best visual education li brary in this region, accumulated as a result of scrap paper drives here and in other cities. Those attending last night’s meeting included Brigadier Gen eral John T. Kennedy and his aide, of Ft. Bragg; Bill Shaw, Horace Sisk, Paul Smith, Sgt. W. F. Bailey, Harry Stein, and C. M. Gaskins, Fayetteville; C. D. Brothers and J. O. Lee, Lumberton; Norman Peal and the Rev. B. F. Ormand,, Chadbourn; J. A. Maultsby and Knox Proctor, Whiteville; James Clark, Elizabethtown; C. M. Trott, Southport. Also, D. M? Darden, W. Eugene Edwards, P H. Mendel, Paul Stan ley, C. F. Jones, K. W. Price, W. E. Jenkins, R. Brookes Peters, E. A. Laney, Bob Howard, Elliott O’Neal,? R. L Jones, L. E. Wood bury, Jr., J. C. Roe, Carroll Tins ley, and Courtland W. Baker, of Wilmington. -V WMC Seeks More Men For West Coast Yards WASHINGTON, May 24. —OP)— War Manpower Commissioner Paul V. McNutt today called for a speed up of recruitment of skilled work ers to repair battle-damaged ships in Pacific coast yards. Approximately 20,000 skilled and unskilled workers are seriously needed to expedite ship repair work j on the west coast, McNutt said. ■\ The urgency of demand for skill ed workers is indicated, McNutt said by the fact that the high pri ority given west coast ship repairs ! f has until now been reserved for secret government projects. Flfer Of Wilmington Reported Liberated Mrs. William L. Dixson, Jr., of 119 South Sixth street, received a letter yesterday from her hus band, First Lieut. Dixson, a pris oner of war in Germany since May 11, 1944, saying he had been liberated and would "be home soon." The letter, dated May 2, was the first word Mrs. Dixson had had from him since December. Lieut. Dixson, who w*s a navi n gator with the Eighth Air Force, ; is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. l! Dixson, of 609 1-2 Dock street. Drawing Cards_| “Yes, sir—627 discharge points! I won ’em in a crap game.”' COUNTY SCHOOLS TO CLOSE JUNE 8 The 1944-45 term for the 28 schools in the New Hanover county educational system will end Fri day, June 8, with students being dismissed at noon, H. M. Roland, superintendent of schools, an nounced yesterday. The average daily attendance during this school year has totaled 12,373, with elementary schools averaging 10,184 and the two High schools, 2,189. The membership averaged 13,161 daily during the 1944-45 term. Membership at elementary schools was 10,283 and at the high schools, 2,338. The county schools will be re opened for the 1945-46 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 4. -V Work On New Budget Is Started By City Preparation of the 1945-46 budget for operation of the City of Wil mington is under way, City Mana ger A. C. Nichols reported yester day. " The various departmental heads have been requested to prepare ( YOU’LL LIKE > tfiauid CAPUDINE ThEADACHE • So Quickly Effoctlv# • So Pleasant to Taka O So Easy on tha Stomach • their individual budgets, which will later be compiled by Mr. Nichols and the budget evolved. Operation of the citv i’-. new budget will ctart July 1. t tcoTumuj \ Third d«u 'fiurcuuj _ NESTLES SWEET MILK COCOA.4.pkg. 21c LIPTON TEA £-£■ .59c j CHOCOLATE SYRUP.24-oz. jar 49c | ROYAL FLOUR.10-lb. bag 59c | PURE GRAPE JUICE.qi. bottle 40c EARLY JUNE PEAS.No. 2 can 15c j FANCY CALIFORNIA DRIED PEACHES. .lb. pkg. 43c Assorted JELLO & PUDDINGS, pkg. 8c i ERICK CHEESE.lb. 40c ! ~_1 —- j -: [IJI W^M Large 26c DOES EVERYTHING McdittlR He Large 26c washes white. Medium He WITHOUT BLEACHING' J ^ * I Eliminates Extra h | AMERICA'S WASH WORD 2 . -»-—— -1 % 4 4 i Richer Ful I-Rallied Gold Label COFFEE £ 24^_ Mild and Mellow j Silver Label i COFFEE 1 21*Lb- A A i Bags Tl * NABISCO ; 100% BRAN g 17° NABISCO PREMIUM CRACKERS £ 19* TEA GARDEN CONCORD GRAPE PRESERVES 25* lc Said STALEY'S CUBE LAUNDRY STARCH 3 15^ 1 for lc Extra RITTER'S CUT ASPARAGUS I SPEARS M« i SAt *o Cm Points SNOWDRIFT SHORTENING Mb. JAG 18 Jar Points RED BAND PLAIN FLOUR t LITTLE BOY BLUE BLUING 3 St ■ - CRISCO 1-Lb. 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