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':* News SectionmPage 8 THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Sunday, January 26, 1947 i St. Vincent's Jottings It was Monday and Domestic Science for tile Seventh Grade iarls, Wilma, Geraldine, Norma tric a, and Phyllis, a tiny eighth grader. At 2:30 they hurried off to the Domestic Science room and their class began. At 4:00 they proudly marched out of the room with a devil's food cake. All the Sisters admired their work. It was even taken to leather's office and proudly displayed before him. Fa- ther jokingly asked where they had left the knife. Later the cake was cut and Father, Sisters, and i FOR "PROMPT REMOVAL OF DEAD OR D'ISABLED ANIMALS ' Phone Us Collect dnitary Rendering Co. Main 2929 Freeport I" Main 286 i the girls enjoyed the Seventh ipectation as three cars rolled away I Grade's first cake. taking them to Savanna, where __. hath boys' and girls' teams ............. Imalched St John's Though our lne llgllLfl (.race girls De- [ . ' ' "" . ' girls lost by a score of rune to h)res Alyce Darlene Barl)ara andl, ., " . : ' lour rJley were very nappy over Shirley, also had the//" turn at Do- ' , . .  ... . .., mestic Science. But these girls !on!" boys wctory o,z aa to zb: we enjoyea our sno'L suay a t. }lave had more expermnce. The//' , , ............ " ./olin s aml WlSll ro tflanK rather lesson consisted of making an en- Kunkel, the Sisters and all for tir0 dinner--creamed potatoes, carrots, salad, pork chops, lea, and carmel pie. Not. only did the girls make this meal, but they also enjoyed it, so much so, that none of them al)pee.red for supper. Nickie, our twenty two month' old bat)y, surprised the Sister's to- day. He was picked up from his crib and set on the floor; but Nickie had ideas of his own. He stood Ul) on his wobhly, little legs and took his first steps. This even caused unexpected joy to all who know Nickie, an attractive curley- haired youngster, t)ecause up to date, he had shown no signs of being able to walk His father being particularly alarmed about the child's condition had planned on taking tile'child to Rbckford for an examination when this amazing thing happened. Though their visit on Saturday was all too short, it was a pleasure to welcome Sister' Mary St. Kevin and Sister Mary St. Clare, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sister Mary St. Clara, a for- mer Freeport girl, is head of [ome Economics Department of Clarke College, 1)ubuque, Iowa. Before entering the Convent, Sis- ter used to devote Friday after'- noons to St. Vincent's. Week after week, she faithfully gave of her time and self to acquaint tile older girls with some of tile Domestic Arts. It is a pleasure to know very exciting and ended with St. llan , Paul Kinniry, Gerald Heath, Joseph's as the winners. 'Nicholas Dittrich Tr T _ S s ' : " " , o'., du.el)n t. Joseph s of IAgm and St.I ............... Mary's Freeport, matclmd for the i tmulpn, Jonn mrn, Jonn (Joncl- final game of the afternoon. St. dine, William Sullivan Thomas :Jose!lh's depot:ted . with joyful I McCabe, Donald Silverman, Frank- hearts because of then" success. 'or Holler, Robert Hoffman, Matt- hew Caruth, John Carpenter and Sixteen DeKalb , Gerald Cook. i FREEPORT FLORAL CO. their courtesy and the wonderful lunch. Again, this week-end, St. Vin- cent's gym echoed and re-echoed with tile cheers of tire fans from the various schools. On Sunday afternoon particular]::, there was much excitement, as eight teams nlet on our floor. Beginning tire at(,moon's sched- ule, our litllc team matched up with a team from Center School. Center School was the victor with a score of seven to six. This game was followed by a second, St. Vin- cent's first string vs. St:. John's Savanna In this, our boys won hy a score of 27 to 6. A third game, this one, hetwcen St. Joseph's and St. Thomas, both of Freeport, was NOTT MEMORIAL WORKS Phone West 21 17 Manufacturer at and Dealer FINE GRANITE MEMORIALS Sahsfact,on Guaranteed 115-17 So. State Ave. Freeport that, Sister, who in the past had .............................. this contact with St. Vincent's is now continuing her work in God's FARMERS: Service, the Religious Life. We pay the Highest Prices for Cream "Yea! a trip to Savanna." Sev- EAST SIDE CREAMERY- enteen hearts beat in haplry ex- We Make Direct Pick Ups - CREAM-I-SWEET BUTTER 715 E. Stephenson LADIES' SHOES Phone Main 1330 For Finer Footwear Leo Haas (Owner) FREIDMAN-SHELBY VITALITY MODE- JkRT TUPPER ............................ W6Rt N SPINDLER HAVE SOFT WATER In Your Home No Equipment To Buy . No Work To Do .......... .--= $2.50 Per Month Average Cost Cullignn Soft Water Service Co. FREEPORT HARDWARE CO. J 407S. Van Buren Ave. Maln 411 Freeport, Illinois I DU PONT PAINTS  APPLIANCES Freeport i. J l k NEWBEKRY'S AUSTIN G. VICKERY wa,,papero.dPo,n, DISTINCTIVE PHOTOGRAPHS 20 S. Chicago . Freeport  READY-TO-WEAR SHOP -- Corner Hotel Rreeport I Freeport Youths To Make Glenview Retreat Dekalb--SixLeen boys, memllers ! the Sodality of the Blessed Vir- .tin of St. Mary's parish, will leave Friday afternoon for' Villa Re- deemer, Glenview, Ill., where they will make a week-end retreat, Jan. 24-26. Tlle retreat exercises will be under the direction of Rcv. Vincent Hart, C.Ss.R., vice-rector, who recently re'turned from mili- tary service. The young men will return to DeKalb Sunday after- noon. The following have made ar- rangements to go to Glenview: Donald McCormick, James Quin- HouseEeeper Wanted Housekeeper wonted--for o priest's home in a small town. Address ap- plication, giving references to, The Observer, Box 479, Freeport, Illinois. Ciganek's Paint and Hardware Store HOUSE WARES---WALLPAPER 128 E. 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Walnut Dairy SUPERIOR DAIRY COMPANY The Milk of Superior Flavor MILK, CREAM, BUTTER, BUTTERMILK, COTTAGE CHEESE hone Main 825 920 S Locust Ave. VICKREY'S CLOVER FARM STORE Frozen Foods--Groceries Vegetables Tel. State 344----453 S. Adams Optometrist B JOHN W. ARRIF II 406 2nd National Bank Bldg. EYES EXAMINED GLASSES FITTED NOESKE BROS. PONTIAC---OLDSMOBILE SALES--SERVICE RADIOS---APPLIANCES 217 S. Galena Freeport Plumbing AND HEATING AIR CONDITIONING STOKERS OIL BURNERS LING-SECKER CO. "ONE TRIP PLUMBERS" 512 Cherry St. Main 1985 Walter G. Lamm COLD MEATS  GROCERY . VEGETABLES Tel. 590-1 17 S. Van Buren St. Tailor TONY GUCCIONE Custom Tailor PHONE MAIN 782 10 North Chicago Avenue Affend The FREEPORT THEATRE Regularly Home of Fine Pictures Dry Goods E. A. BLUST Dry Goods 10 EAST MAIN STREET LUECKE'S YOUR JEWELERS REGISTERED Diamonds BLUEBIRD 10 East Main Street Freeport, III