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Sunday, January 26, 1947 THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR News SectionnPage 7 4t Wm. J. Tuohy To Speak At Charities Meet Chicago Prosecutor And Fr. J. E. Toomey On Program February 9 Rockford, lll.--State's Attorney William J. Tuohy of Cook county, Chicago's fighting prosecutor, will be among the speakers for the fifth annual banquet of the Cath- olic Charities of the Rockford dio- cese to be held hero Sunday eve- sing', Feb. 9, in the Faust hotel. Tuohy's acceptance of an invita- tion to address the dinner meeting" was announced today by the Most USE Rockcote Paints AND Enamels FOR YEARS OF LASTING SATISFACTION Rockford Paint Manufacturing Co. 201 N. Madison St. Rockford, Ill. i NIHAN & MARTIN PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS Sth Flool, Gas-Electric Sldg, anti 1423 North Main Street ROCKFORD ILLINOIS q William J. Tuohy ev. John J. Boylan, D.D., Bishop of Rockford and president of the diocesan charities board. A distinguished figure in the wel- fare field, the Rev. Joseph E. Toomey of Syracuse, N. Y., for- mer treasurer of the National Con- ference of Catholic Charities, will also address the assembly. Bishop: Boylan will deliver his annual mes- sage on welfare which is looked forward to by Catholics and non- Catholics alike, who have learned to revere the bishop for his timely statements on welfare work. Tuohy, 49, is a native of Bloom- ington, Ill. He received a bachelor's degree at Loras (then Columbia) college, Dubuque, Ia., and studied law at the University of Chicago and Illinois Weslyan, being admit- ted to the Illinois bat" in October, 1922. At one time he was as- sociated with a Bloomington law firm established by the late Joseph W. Fifer, governor of Illinois from 1889 to 1893. After a two year period as assistant corporation :counsel of Chicago, he again re- turned to private practice until appointment in July, 1938 as as- sistant state's attorney of Cook county, a position he held until his election as state's attorney in No- vember, 1944. The Cook county prosecutor served as an army private in world war I. Before entering the legal profession, he was engaged in sev- Will You Too? Rev. Paul W. Klaphecke St. Charles College Catonsville 28, Md. Jan. 14, 1947 The Observer Freeport, III. Enclosed please find $2.00 for next year's subscription to your fine paper. Congratulations! Yours sincerely P. Klaphecke eral occupations, clerk and time- keeper for the Chicago and Alton raih'oad, local chairman of the BrotherhoodP of llailway and Stcamshil) Clerks, and assistant secretary of the Bloomington As- sociation of Commerce. Tuohy is married and has four children, lie is a pact commander of Galbraith post, American Le- gion, Chicago, and a past judge advocate of the Cook county coun- cil of the Legion. He is also a member of the Irish Fellowship club of Chicago and the Knights of Columbus. St. ]ames Annual School Fair To Be Held On February 14 Rockford--At recent meeting of St. James School association, plans were made for the annual school fair which will be held Fri- day evening, Feb. 14 in the school. Mrs. Jack Gilmour i general chair- man. Games will lie planned" for the entertainment of the children as well as adults. A radio, wool blanket, pressure cooker and permanent wave will be among the awards to be made. Following the last business meet- ing, the Rev. Arthur O'Neil enter- tained the group with a number of piano selections. Cards were played and refreshments served by the sixth grade mothers. PIGGLY WIGGLY SUPER MARKETS CompSete FOOO Centers Free Parking Lots I'u the Convenie'ce of Our Customer| $1S N. Churclr 6th & Charles 104S W. State $448 N. 2nd St. PEOPLE OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Develop The MondayNight Shopping Habit In These Leading Rockford Department Stores. Open Monday Nights MONDAY STORE HOURS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 12 NOON TO 9 P. M. Other Days 9:30 a.m. to S :30 p.m.  Saturdays 6 p.m. OWENS, INC. WORTHAMS CHAS. V. WEISE CO. HESS BROS. BLOCK & KUHL ROCKFORD ILLINOIS I Sr. Mary Frederick Addresses C. D. A. Court Of Elgin Elgin--Sister Mary Frederick, O.S.F., Ph.D., dean of Cardinal Stritch College for Women at Mil- waukee, addressed ihe Catholic Daughters of America, Court El- gin 1195, at a special January meeting in St. Lawrence hall. The Rev. Joseph W. Rojemann, chap- lain of the local court, congratu- lated the program committee and the members on securing the ser- vices of such a talented speaker. Mrs. Michael Goggin, program chairman, introduced the speaker. Under the auspices of the de- )artment of State, Washington, Sister Frederick, in company with Sister Mary Patrice, also a Fran- rascal 1 nun, toured the South American countt'les for over a year. Sister Frederick also visited Mexico with a group under the di- rection of Bishop Edwin V. O'Hara, and has written an inter- esting book, "The Church In Latin America." Took Hazardous THps In her description of the cus- toms and way of life of our Latin American neighbors, Sister Fred- erick brought to her listeners a better understanding of the peo- )les in the countries to the South. The two nuns traveled mostly by air, but also made some hazardous trips in mountainous country by donkey. Sister Frederick's recital of one such donkey trip was most entertaining, as was also the difli- curies encountered in the lan- guages of the countries visited. he relates many of her experi- ences in her new book, "We Saw South America." Preceding tbe lectures, the Choral .club of St. Edward High school, under the direction of Sis- ter Mary Clarice, presented three numbers and accordion music was given by Jess Castillo. Tuesday, January 28, is the next regular meeting" night for Court Elgin. 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