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..... News Section--Page 2 Holy Cross Court Annual Guest Night To Be January 31 Batavia.--Holy Cross Court No. 558, Catholic Daughters of Amer- ica, observed its second ammal guest night on Thursday evening, Jan. 31. Each member brought her husband or a friend and a box lunch for two. A prize was awarded for the best decorated box. Members of the committee in charge were: Mrs. Margaret Hawks, Mrs. Mac Clark, Miss Mary Agnes Collins, Mrs. Margaret Theis, Mrs. Marie Alert Service by SMITH OIL & REFINING CO. In Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin I ST. JOSEPH MERCY HOSPITAL Aurora. Illinois An accredited school of nurslns ego- dusted by the Sisters of Mercy. Four years High School resulted. This school also accredited for receiving U B Cadet Nurse Corps students. i i P. F. SCHUSTER Plumbing--Heating 320 Rural Street Telephone 23449 Aurora, Ill DIAL 9268 ILLINOIS ,14 DOWNER PL CLEANERS AND DYERS ORIENTAb AND DOMESTIC RUG CLEANING AURORA , ILl_. E. J. FARRELL Plumbing and Heating 83 S. LA SALLE AURORA ...... ..... :TILE OBSERVER Millet', Mrs. Alyce Carlson, Mrs. Margaret Reckinger, Mrs. Nettle Flynn, Mrs. Rose Ronstead, Mrs. Ann Konen and Mrs. Antionette Plena. The next regular meeting of Court Holy Cross will be held on Monday, Feb. 4. Mrs. Nettle Flynn, Mrs. Mae Clark and Mrs. Lena Giacomarra will be in charge of the White Elephant sale at the meet- ing. : Members of the social committee arc: Mines. Rosella Gladd, Mac Clark, Monica Walter, Cecilia Gart- !net, Margaret Murray, Helen Kiel- ;ion, Frances Gebes and Miss Eileen Murray. John O'Donnell Speaks At Aurora 'Welcome Home' Party + Aurora--John O'Donnell, sports editor of the Davenport (Iowa) Democrat, and author of a popular news letter to sel-cice men entitled "Dear Poe" was guest speaker at a "welcome home" party for all re- turned service men and women of Holy Angels parish held Wednes- day evening, Jan. 30 in the parish hall. The party was sponsored by Holy Angels' Holy Name society. Gil M. Bryan, general chairman, was assisted in the preparation by Richard Devine, James Quinn, Fred Hewitt, Clarence Abens, James Ward and David Itefell'. Aurora Knights Open Membership Drive Aurora--Aurora Council No. 736, Knights of Columbus, have opened the second half of their 1946-47 membership drive. The drive is aimed at enrolling all eligible Cath- olic men in the increased athletic and recreational activities of the Council. Veteran members have been joined in the work by 69 new Madonnans To Hear Story Of Missions In Brazil Because his story of the Fran- ciscan missions in Brazil was so successfully told the Rev. James ]tyan, O.F.M., will return to Ma- donna, Friday, Feb. 8. Father Ryan, who spoke to the Junior and Senior Third Order of Saint Fran- cis recently, will address all the students at Madonna. An invi- tation is also extended to the general public for Friday, Feb. 8, at .2:15 p.m. Wednesday evening, Feb. 6, the Ladies Auxiliary will hold the regular monthly meeting. At this gathering plans for the Feb. 14 Card Party and Style Show will be completed. Having secured the Rev. Martin J. Carrabine, S.J., as retreat mas- ter, Juniors will make a Day of Recollection at the Cenacle in War- renville, Feb. 6. Registrations and planning of programs for the coming year will begin Feb. 4 for Sophomores, Jun- iors and Seniors at Madonna. Madonnans completed 'semester tests Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 28 and 29. Each test lasted two hours. Now students are engaged with second semester material. Feb. ], the Rev. H. Bocckendorf celebrated Firgt Friday Mass in,the chapel with the entire sudent body in attendance. knights who were initiated into the order on Jan. 20. New York, Jan. 28 --(NC) -- Coast Guardsman Donald Molony, 17-year-old Catholic from Detroit, who emerged as one of the heroes in the Empire State Building tragedy last August, has been awarded the Commendation Ribbon by the Coast Guard for "heroic conduct." Marmion Military Academy By Capt. T. J. Bednard Notes Cadets To Participate In Illinois State-Wide Testing Program All juniors of Marmion Military Academy participated in the Illinois Statewide Testing Program. The results of these tests which are sent to each cooperating,school in Illinois con- cerning their respective students, form a basis for guidance. These scientifically established tests reveal reliably the educa- tional and vocational possibilities which the individual pupil may possess. Along with the6 achievement records made by high school pupils they form a signifi- cant criteria for intelligent guid- ance for the future of each boy. i As stated in the program, "The l scores on the tests you are going i to take will be used by us in help-' AURORA MONUMENT CO. ALBERT H JOHNSON Tel. 2-3045 727 S. Lincoln Ave. Aurora BUCKLEY'S DAIRY STORE Groceries- Meats B21-823 AURORA AVE. GRADE "A" PASTUERIZED MILK HOMOGENIZED OR PLAIN OPEN EVERY DAY TILt. 10 P.M. -- TEL. 7552 North Aurora | NORTH AURORA ELEVATOR CO. NORTH AURORA, ILLINOIS PHONE AURORA 4091 SUGAR GROVE GRAIN & LUMBER CO. SUGAR GROVE, ILLINO|S BRISTOL GRAIN & SUPPLY O. BRISTOL, ILLINOIS GRAIN, LUMBER, COAL end BUILDING MATERIAL ing you make your future educa- tional and vocational plans. When your scores come back we will in- terpret them to you and confer with you about your future plans. If you decide to continue your education beyond high school, your scores will be reported to the institution of your choice. There, too, your scores will be used to help you select courses of study, to help you work at your top ca- pacity, and to serve as one basis for recommending you for scholar- ships, special honors or special employment. Therefore, it is im- portant that you do the very best work you can in these tests." These tests are returned to the University of Illinois for scoring and the scores are then sent to the school at the earliest date possible. They are used, along with school records, for recommending special work to the cadets in their senior year. Furthermore, they help the individual in selecting" the voca- tion he would like to follow. Saturday, February 2 10:00-]1:00 A. M.--Officers' and NCO School, Military Department in charge. 7:15 P: M., Marmion Gym.-- Frosh-Soph Basketball: Marmion vs. Streator. 8:.30 P. M., Marmion Gym--Var- sity Basketball: Marmion vs. Streator. Coming Events Sunday, February 3--Frosh- Soph and Varsity Basketball: Mar- mien vs. St. Thomas (H). Tuesday, February 5--Meetings: Marmion Mothers' and Dads' Clubs, Chicago Chaoters. Friday, February 8--Frosh-Soph & Varsity Basketball: Marmion vs. Morris (there) Saturday; February 9--Frosh- Soph & Varsity Basketball: Mar- mien vs. Wilmington (H). Tuesday, February 12--Faculty Meeting ,+ ./ )'1 ; Sunday, February 3, 1946 Aurora OLD SECOND NATIONAL BANK CORNER OF RIVER & DOWNER STS. Friendly and Complete Service Since 1871 Member of F. D. I. C. 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Tel. 6624 Aurora, IlL Bank AURORA NATIONAL BANK Aurora, Illiniol Stratz Optical Shop Eyes Examined -- Glasses Fitted Dr. O. J. SRTATZ, Optometrist Paramount Theatre Bldg., Aurora