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Sunday, February 3, 1946 MarSala Club To Sponsor Parties Woodstock.- Members of the Mariola club of St. Mary's church will sponsor a social activities party Sunday evening, Feb. 10, in the school auditorium. Tickets of admission will cover ten games, prizes and refreshments. Serving on the committee in charge are Mmes. Robert Croak chairman; Eugene O'Brien, William Barrett, Ray Corr, Frank Kendri- gan, Bob Jury, Verne Abbott, Albin Kuppe, Leonard Townsend and Walter Conway. Nurses' Alumnae To Meet February 5 Rockford.--St. Anthony hospital Nurses alumnae association will hold the next regular meeting in the nursing school auditorium at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5. Miss Lucy Germaine, a representative of the American Nurses associ- ation from New York, will be the guest speaker. All graduates of the hospitals in Rockford and other towns are in- vited to attend the meeting. Miss Ruth Gilchrist is in charge of the evening's program. Card Party And Food Sale Planned Aurora--The annual card party and apron and food sale sponsored by St. Anne's society of Holy Angels church will be held ip the church hall on Tuesday evening, Mar. 5, the evening preceding Ash Wednesday. Mrs. Fred G. Hess is general chairman. The committees in charge are making plans to en- tertain a large group at this the last party in the parish before Lent. Belgian Cardinal Sees Doctor. First Time At 72 Malines, Belgium, Jan. 28- (NC)-- Cardinal Joceph E. Van Racy, 72-year-old Archbishop of Malines and Primate of Belgium, consulted a doctor reportedly for the first time in his life here when he suffered an attack of the flu. The illness also marked the first time that the Cardinal had been onfincd to a sickbed. 00Geneva McCORNACK OIL CO. Distributors TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Stations Located At GENEVA BATAVIA ST. CHARLES 300 Wast Main 21S East Main i St. Charles I Coal, Ice W. H. Parker & Son ST. CHARLES COAL & ICE CO. Not inc. . Phone St. Charles 57 Yard Office: Ilth Avenue and Great Western Tracks COAL, ICE and WOOD Weight  Quality  Service i Plumbing R. L, WAGNER Silent Automatic Oil Burners IRON FIREMAN STOKERS Office 54g  Phones  Res. 152 112 E. Main Street ! RIVERVIEW DAIRY INC. High Grade Pasteurized Dairy Products 218 Riverside Ave.Nat. Charles Phone 585 SWANSON BROTHERS MonumentsMar kers--Mausoleums ELGIN MONUMENT WORKS 864-884 Bluff City Blvd. Phone 1171 or 3199 214 North Fifth Avenue ST. CHARLES MEMORIAL WORKS Phone 1171 or 3199 All Work and Material Guaranteed sl i THE OBSERVER  " i Msgr. Franey And Bishops At Investiture The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Louis J. Franey in the robes with which he was invested by His-Excellency the Most Rev. John J. Boylan, D.D., Bishop of Rockford in the presence of His Excellency, the Most Rev. Gerald T. Bergan, D.D., Bishop of Des Moines. The sermon at the investiture was delivered by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Andrew J. Burns. P.A.,, V.G., pastor of St. Mary's parish, Sterling. St. Edward Students Merit Gregg Awards; Take Semester Exams Elgin.--At the first meeting of the new year, the St. Edward High School TACS (The all-around commercial students) admitted the Shorthand I students into their club. The Junior members success- fully passed an initiation test be- fore being accepted. Miss Marg- aret Reinert was appointed as Junior Representative and will as- sist the officers. During the meet- ing plans were discussed and an outline of activities was suggested for second semester. The following students received Gregg Awards after having suc- cessfully mastered Shorthand The- pry and were entitled to Certifi- cates. Margaret Reinert, Mary Catherine Schnell, Phyllis Kroeger, Phyllis Field, Patricia Haver- kampf, Mary Rose Saunders, Klea Seyller, Mary rotty and Mary Catherine Martin. Margaret Rein- eft passed the Official Gregg Test with 100% accuracy. Junior and Senior O.A.T. (Order of Artistic Typists) certificates were received by Hugh Marsh, Cathleen Leonard, Phyllis Kroeger, Gladys Burnell, Helen Zelsdorf Mary Catherine Schnell, Margaret Reinert, Richard Kirmse and Pa- tricia Haverkampf. (Junior O.A.T.) Brenda Bickler, Virginia Chapin, Mary Ginnell, Margaret Rachner and Betty Bonnike. (Senior O.A. T.) Miss Mary Ginnell was the proud recipient of the Club Prize awarded by the Gregg Publishing Company for her Senior O.A.T. achievement, i The semester examinations took place at St. Edward High School Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 28 and 29. The examinations were followed by a two'day retreat con- ducted by the Rev. James O'Don- nell, O.P., from St. Pins Church in Chicago. Results of the Essay contest sponsored by the Real Estate Board have been announced. Miss Betty Nortan received third prize and Miss Katherine Gmur honor- able mention. Both young ladies have been invited to attend a ban- quet where the prizes will be awarded. Elgin C. D. Of A. To Meet Feb. 26 Elgin Court Elgin No. 1195, Catholic Daughters of America, will hold the next meeting on Tues- day, Feb. 26, at St. Edward High school. Mrs. Lawrence O'Connor is chairman of the committee in charge. An interesting program is being prepared for the enter- tainment of the members. Deaths Rockford- Henry B. }Icnricks, 87. 1317 Garrison Ave., St. Peter's pariah, Jan. 22. Amboy-- Adolph J. Barlow, 78, "West Division St., St. Patrick's parish. Jan, 26. Aurora - iWrs. Margaret Gabriclson, 504 S. Broadway, St. Mary's pariah, funeral service Jan. 24. Mary Hoffman, 69, 622 N. Ohio St., St. Joseph's parish. Jan. 25. Clifford George iModaff, Our Lady of Good Counsel parish, funeral service Jan. 21. . Clarence J. Sheehy, 154[ C'gden St., Holy Angels parish Jan. 21. Eleanor Hilger Wampach, 40, 332 Com- monwealth Ave., St. Nicholas pariah, Jan. 26Dixon-- John C. Lally, 332 5th St., St. Patrick's parish, Jan. 25. Elgin-- Miss Kate Mary Whalen, 828 N. State St., St. Laurence pariah, Jan. 24. Galena-- Miss Mary Brown, 80, St. Michael's parish Jan. 22. Henry Malny, St. Michael parish, Jan. 26. Harvard-- James E. Barry. 59, St. Joseph's parish, Jan. 27, Franklin Henry Gilbert, 75, 202 East Dewey St., St. Joseph's pariah, Jan. 28. Johnsburg  George Brefeld. 68, St. John's pariah, Jan. 24. Rochelle-- Joseph Rockier. 75. St. Pat- rick'a pariah, Jan. 20, Savanna-- Mrs. Henry Waltz, 74, St. John's parish, Jan. 25. Sterling-- Mrs. William Doyle, St.0 75, 310 West Fifth St.. St. Mary's parish, Jan. 25. Mrs. Hattie Kicfer, 302 Second Ave. Rock Falls. St. Mary's parish. Jan. 22. Clyde Charles Sheffler, Sr., 60, 804 W. Sixth St., St. Mary's parish, Jan. 23. Mrs. Sarah Mercer Vock, 75, St. Mary's pasiah, Jan. 22. Woodstock--- Mrs. Kate Lloyd, 78, 422 Ridgelaad Ave., St. Mary's parish. Jan. 25. "It is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead." St. Josephine's Court Meets Elgin-- On Thurday evening, January 24, the regular meeting of St. Josephine's Court, No. 106, of the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters was held in the school hall of St. Joseph's church. Miss Margaret Danielek was presented with a gift from the group in recognition of her ap- proaching marrmge on February 23, and an evening of cards and games was enjoyed. Prizes were won by Miss Mary Danielek and Mrs. Viola Danielek. The Misses Colette Grockner and Barbara Westerman, juvenile members, were transferred into the adult class. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Marie Langan and Mrs. Car- oline Heimann. The next meeting will be a Valentine party. The Misses Margaret and Frances Kienlen will serve on the commit- tee. Ruth M. Schmid To Give Program Harvard-- After a brief busi- ness meeting in the club rooms on Feb. 12, Dolorata Circle of the Daughters of Isabella wilI hear a program to be given by Ruth M. Schmid. Miss Schmid has select- cd several recent publications for discussion that evening. Members' of the audience .will be invited to discuss with her the books that she has selected: Mary V. Jordan's "Now and Forever," Daniel Sar- gent's "Mitri" and Bruce Mar- News Secti0n--Page $ shall's "The World, the Flesh, and Father Smith." Mrs. A. V. For- bish and Mrs. Cyril Powers are :rogram chairmen. ii Funeral Director PUTNAM'S FUNERAL HOME Phone 66 505 North Division Street i THE FAIR DEPARTMENT STORE Tel. 363-R Harvard Somonauk Hardware T. D. LEWIS Quality PLUMBING HARDWARE ELECTRIC WIRING P LAN fi rhe firms, whose names appear in this directory consistently represent the best ip their business and profession. They ore doing their part to deserve your trade by supporting your paper. You con do your share by patronizing them and mentioning The Observer. 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