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Pvt. Richard J. Lazzerini, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Lazzer- ini, St. James parish, Rockford, has completed basic training in Indiantown Gap military reserva- tion, Pa. He is a 1948 graduate of St. Thomas high school, Rock- ford. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Brown, St. Patrick's parish, Rockford, receiv- ed a long-distance call from their son in Japan during the holidays. Miss Janet Gallagher, a friend of Pfc. Richard S. Brown, was pres- ent when the family spoke to the soldier. Pfc. Brown graduated from St. Thomas high school in 1948. He enlisted in the air force in 1951. Temporarily he was in Japan and returned to the air base in Pusan, Korea. St. Mary's Guild will meet in the parish hall at Freeport Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m. Mrs. John Mur- ray and Mrs. Wayne Cummings are co-chairmen of the entertain- ment program. They ha~,e ~an- nounced that cards will be played after the meeting. Sodality Elects Officers For 1952 Rockford -- Members of St. Ann's sodality, St. Peter's parish, Rockford, have elected officers for 1952. Mrs. J. V. Conboy will again direct the society as president and Mrs. Max Lutz as recording sec- retary. Mrs. Edward Brady was elected vice president and Mrs. C. J. Souse, treasurer. Mrs. Joseph Ertmer directed the sodality's December party. A number of music pupils at St. Peter's school took part in ~ piano recital. Mrs..Russell Henry was chairman of the refreshment com- mittee. The members received special words of commendation from the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Win. J. McMillan, pastor. A potluck luncheon will precede the January meeting of St. Ann's sodality. Widhalm Shoe Store "Shoes for the Entire Family" JARMAN ENNA-JETTICKS for for Men Women S18 So. State Belvidere Msgr. McBride Ass't. Prop. Of Faith Director New York -- (NC) -- Msgr. Charles M. McBride of Cleveland has been appointed assiqtant na- tional director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. He will work with Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, Auxiliary of New York and the society's national director. His Eminence Francis Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York who is chairman of the society's Episcopal Committee, created the new office to meet the organiza- tion's increased work load. Monsignor McBride has been the director of the Society for the Pro- pagation of the Faith in Cleveland since 1945. He has also visited many of the mission fields. Arch- bishop Edward F. Hoban, Bishop of Cleveland, in regretfully releas- ing Monsignor McBride stated: "Any reluctance on my part to lose his service in the diocese, must yield to the work of the Soci- ety of the World Missions. I know that any sacrifice made for the So- ciety will merit added graces and blessings for our work in the d i- ocese of Cleveland." IN FINE Open Monday Night Till 9 P.M. Tuesday Through Saturday---9:30 A.M.-5 P.M. Shop At Open Monday Nites Monday hours 12 noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday Thru Saturday 9:30 o.m.m5 p.m. Inc. Apparel for Men Women BOLENDER'S RINGS-~WATCHES J EWELRY 313 W. State m Rockford Children 112 W. State RockFord Fine Furniture ond Carpets Modern and Traditional Styles to Correctly Dec- orate Your Home At Real Savings. House of Lindberg Broadway & 8th St. Rockford, IlL Main & Galena, Freeport, IlL E&W CLOTHING HOUSE MAIN and ELM Rockford III. , Rockford's Leading Apparel Store WORTHAM'S Featuring Women's Misses and Junior Quality Apparel at lower prices Also Exclusive Sellers of Lane-Bryant Maternity Apparel Large Size and Half Size Dresses WORTHAM'S ROCKFORD ILL. MASON, I NC. Hart Schaffner & Marz Clothes 124 No. Main .......... Rockford Papal Dispensation Rev. Rudolf Goethe, 70, former Protestant minister, who with his wife entered the Catholic Church several years ago, was ordained on December 22, by Bishop Albert Spohr of Mainz, Germany. Under a special dispensation personally granted by the Holy Father, in the interests of Christian reunion work, he will be permitted to con- tinue in his marriage validly entered into prior to his conner- slon. He will be assigned to c h u r c h administration work rather than in parish work. (NC Photos) Late Earl Of Perth Was Convert, Descendant Of Ancient Hungarian Family London --(NC)-- The Earl of Perth, Secretary General of the League of Nations, who died at his Rogate, Sussex, home, was a de- vout Catholic. He was 75 years old. One of Britain's leading diplo- mats between the two world wars, he was not only secretary of the League throughout the 14 years of its effective life, but also British Ambassador in Rome for six years !-- I PRIVATE INSTRUCTIONS IN Violin, Guitar, Wind Instruments, A~cordion and Piano Instruments Loaned In Belvidere I09~ So State St., Phone 92 BLUE BIRDS DIAMONDS $25 and Up CARL LINQUIST, JQwelry, Silver 1137 Broadway, Rockford Sterling Rosaries Gold Plate and Sterling Medals Bride and Bridegroom Prayer Books HUNTER & CUTTING ROCKFORD TRUST BLDG. ROCKFORD OUR SUNDAY VISITOR 7A January 6, I952 The Observer Edition before the break with Mussolini in l ability and tact considerably help- 1940. His years in Italy were the ied to delay the inevitable tragedy most difficult of his life and his l to which that country was doomed. NICHOLSON HARDWARE Two Stores 208-210 7th St. |418-1420 20th St. Contractors Equipment Builders Hardware Housewares Tools ROCKFORD SHEET METAL WORKS, INC. Engineers ~ Contractors COAL, OIL AND GAS HEATING --- AIR CONDITIONING 1618 MAGNOLIA STREET DIAL 3-6313 ROCKFORD, ILL. WELDEN RADIO SERVICE RADIO SALES and SERVICE N Model Airplane Kits --- 1052 Charles St. Rockford VENICE TERRAZZO & TILE CO., Inc. Ceramic Tile and Terrazzo Floors Orchard Ave. and Auburn Rd. TeL 46824, Rockford DOYLE MOTORS CHRYSLER - PLYMOUTH SALES and SERVICE 1115 E. STATE -- TEL. 3-6428 .--- ROCKFORD "EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL" Since 1919 Dial 2-3785 113 South Madison St. THE WALDORF BAKERY THE VERY BEST BREADS. CAKES, PASTERIES and DELICATESSEN FOODS Weddine and Birthday Cakes a Specialty. Tel 2-7833, Rockford, IlL. N. Church W MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR II b 11 ~IF WOMEN S end GIRLS' apparel end accessories OFFICE AND PLANT--II0~-UlS N. SECOND ST. 213 South Main--317 E. 8tute--ll4 S. Church Downtown Steres PHONE 2-7701 INDUSTRIES, Heating--Plumbing---Air Condltloning--Automatic Sprinklers---Electric Wiring---Power Machinery--Motor R(]winding~heet Metal Work 602-18 So. Main ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS Dial 3-4857 SCHOBINGER G CO. Plumbing and Heating --- Water Softeners and Heaters Prompt Service on Repair Work 809 North Rockton Ave. -- Dial 3-3891 -- Rockford, Illinois ALLENS CROCKERY STORE "The Dinnerware Store of Rockford" 123 W. State Tel. 2-8627 BEAN SHOE SERVICE Shoemakers For Generations i14 S. Wyman Rockford CRUMB-COLTON BLOCK PLANT J I CONCRETE BLOCKS---SHALITE LIGHTWEIGHT BLOCKS 1901 Bishwaukee St. , Dial 3-2142--Rockford 1#