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hi DA :1 ‘1', ‘I’uQioUlDLLVl/v 3, 1901' PEN HOUSE FOR SISTERS—St. Elizabeth Social Center held an open house for sisCers from he Rockford area at their new Missionary Cen acle at 1413 S. Main st., Rockford on Jan. 29. Pic- tured above with Sister Ann Sebastian, M.S.B.T., custodian of St. Elizabeth, are from left to right: front row, Sister Mary Annette, C.S.C.F., St. Stanislaus Kostka; Sister Mary Antonia, S.M.I.C., Bishop’s Residence; Sister Ann Sebastian, and Sister Mary Juda, 0.P., St. James. Back row, Sister Mary Gerald Clare, S. L., St. Peter; Sister Mary Agnes Cecile, O.P., Muldoon and Sister Mary Benigna, 0.S.F., St. Anthony hospital. Sixty-five sisters were guests of the Missionary Sister of the Blessed Trinity for open house and dinner. (Photo by Matranga) PASTOR CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY—The Rev. Joseph J. Weitekamp, pastor of St. Joseph church, Aurora, celebrates a Solemn High Mass of Thanksgiving in honor of the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood and his 20 years as pastor of St. Joseph. The Most Rev. Loras T. Lane presided at the Mass and the Rev. Godfrey Weitekamp, O.F.M., and the Rev. Ambrose Weitekamp, pastor, St. Mary parish, Tampico, brothers of the eelebrant acted as deacon and sub-deacon. AMBOY . . . l l THE REAL McOOYS l Plain folks but plenty smart! Gramps heads a house- hold of 3 generations —- all with ideas of their own. Walter Brennan stars. . SAVINGS ‘ MEER F..I.S)l ‘ THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK IN AMBOY ‘ DICR'S John C. Lcnihan, Owner- Hours of Serving: 5-12 Mid.. Tues. thru Sat. 0 CHICKEN O SEAFOOD O STEAK O PIZZA SPECIAL—Fish on Fridays (Orders To Take Out} PHONE: AMBOY 234 ST. CHARLES. . . POLO . . . "It’s Easy Parking at Parker's“ O LUMBER O PLYWOOD O MILLWORK O ROOFING 0 INSULATION O HARDWARE Plumbing and Electrical Supplies ' WEYERHAUESER LUMBER JUno 4-0057 Phone: THURSDAY, 7:30 P.M. WREX-TV ST. CHARLES . . . “Values and Service Since , ESSIG HARDWARE Appliances-Paints Phone: Juno 4-0302 ST. CHARLES Phone: l Sce —— Drive —— Compare Ford — For — 1961 > Now m On Display Downtown Polo POLO D. SeideI -— R. Brown' Co-Owners BROWN —'- SEIDEL FUNERAL HOME Phone 6-2562 IsLe .3. DEILENDA 54w. ‘ 0 Plumbing 0 Healing 0 Airtondilionin‘g‘ .—' SMITH MOTOR o. ‘ FURNITURE STORE , THE OBSERVER MEET THE CLE ST. VINCENT us. He pleasantly surprised us oranges and grapefruit straight The half-way point in the scholastic year was reached with semester examinations. Now that this week of earnest plugging is over, the youngsters are much happier and looking forward to the second half of the school year. With mixed emotions of enthusiasm and ap- prehension, the children greeted Father when he visited the classrooms to distribute report cards. Many of the boys and girls had reasons to rejoice, for the results proved they had made good use of their time and talents. Their efforts were rewarded, some with satisfac- tory marks and others with mak- ing the Honor Roll. Congratula— tions to the following who suc- ceeded in this endeavor: Grade One —- Ramona Ruiz, Roberta McCarthy, Susan Peszynski, Rose Gentz, Donna Hopkins, David Precup, Melvin Clendenning; Grade Two—Rob- ert Boerstler, James Nelson, Mike Saunders, Sandra Young, Kathleen Schramm; Special Class David Slade, Diana FREEPORT—We all welcomed Father Ambre’s return home. Saturday afternoon from his vacation. And Father didn’t. forget l RGY’: THE REV. JAMES GEORGE GAYNOR was born in Chicago on July 11, 1932, the son of George and Agnes Lalowski Gaynor. He attended Quigley Preparatory seminary, Chicago, and St. Mary Minor Seminary, Crystal Lake. He also attended St. Lawrence college, Mt. Cal— vary, Wis. He took his philoso- phy and theology studies at St. Mcinrad seminary, St. Meinrad, Ind. He was ordained at St. Mary church, McHenry, by‘ the Most Rev. Loras T. Lane on May 21, 1960. After ordination Father Gaynor was assigned to St. Bernadette parish until being made an assistant at St. Rita of Cascia parish, Aurora, where he is now serving. ’5 JOTTINGS FUN ERA]. DIRECTORS IOQQ 2nd Ave. Ill 5. First St. ford. cated at 201 North Lake St. AURORA . . . Open Rate—~10: a word—54.43 oer Inch. Contracts. t/a-inch. l3 consecutive weeks. 5l96 weekly for a total of $25.48. WILBUR CHRISTéNsoN— MORTUARY wo. 3»652l Congafats, lkllnchf. l3 cpnsecutivagvfieks .weeyoraoao .. FRED C. OLSON It pa 5 to advertise! ~ 925 Third Ave. wo. wan FUNERAL HOME MONUMENTS —- VAULTS MARKERS — MONUMENTS ROBERT TRIGG 8. SON INSTRUC ION I JOB security can be yours by preparing now for coming Civil Service Exams. For information write, National Training Serv- ice. The Observer . 1260 NO. Church SI” W0- 4-27“ Rockford. WANTED CATUOLIC SALVAGE A cook in a convent of six sisters—pri- Used Clothing. Furniture. Dishes. Lamps vam suite wim ham. ,5 "mes 1mm Rock, and all household articles. In the Rock- . ford store. we have a new department garF'szcrfilgrdé‘“ moc’ 1760 N°' Church dedicated to Religious articles. Prices to fit your immediate budget. Come in and browse around. 1019 West State st.. Rock Excellent nursing home (are. Approval In Aurora. Catholic Salvage Is In by State Department of Public Health NURSING HOME Bellevue Place. Waterman. lll. Phone 3. Help Wanted—Female Mature woman for rectory housekeeper Small town. One priest. Wrtie box 450 c/o The Observer. 1260 North Church Street, Rockford. Illinois, stating refer- ences and qualifications. ELGIN . . . 'IHIEI'S DRUG SIORE For Service Call TW 2-397] FELTES COAL 8. GRAVEL CO. SAND—GRAVEL—BLDG. MATERIAL Rt. 25 North Aurora with a generous gift of Florida from the Sunshine State. Baker, Cathy Ruiz, Raymond; Boerstler, Bonnie Schneider,i Robert Hilger; Grade Four —. Thomas Peszynski, Joseph Hil-v ger, Richard Peters, Jean But- chicakis; Grade Five -— Vivian Furlong, William Young, George Boerstler. Michael Peszynski; Grade Six — Cathy Dickey; Gracie Eight — Vernon Furlong, Gerald Dickey. 0n the basketball court Sun- day our cagers lost to St. Thomas of Freeport for the sec-l 0nd time this season. The Tom- mies jumped off to an early lead and held it throughout the] game, ending with a 12 point} spread 35' to 23. Again, it was: our steady Gus Limas who leadX all scorers with fourteen pointsl A special welcomed featurei of test week was the Free Day ml CLIFFORD THIEL, Pharmacist Expert Prescription Service _ Iél Dundee Dial SH 2-0482 ELGIN SLOUF BROTHERS RUG and FURNITURE CLEANERS "Tucked down carpets cleaned on floor” l I207 New York Street PIL: Aurora TW 2-15” 364 Division—Elsi" Dial SHerwood 1-1400 MODERN DAIRY COMPANY, INC. l Fine Dairy Products I Dial SH 1.2536 ELGIN Iierney's Hiway Food Open Nites—Sundoy Ample Parking CentreIIo Brand Groceries TI I9 N. Washington Ave. TR 9-3050 Botavia, III. WELL DRILLING N. L. PITZ Automatic Water Systems TR 9-1243 315 N. Prairie BATAVIA Warehouse—203 Houston ELGIN COAL and OIL on Friday. Out came Winter ap- parel and 'ice skates. Bus—loads of carefree youngsters were transported to Krape Park, where they spent the afternoon hours in the delightful and ever Brown; Grade Three —- Thomas Honor Past .- Presidents ROCKFORD —— The Ladies of Columbus will hold the annual Past Presidents Nightgon Tues- ‘ day Evening Feb. 7, 1961, at 8 p.m., at the Knights of Colum« bus Hall, 116 North Winnebago St. The Past Presidents of the Ladies of Columbus are given recognition with a luncheon and program in their honor. The ad- vance Choir of Muldoon high school will entertain. The busi— lness meeting will follow. The Past Presidents of the 14 ,year old organization will be presented with a corsage. Mrs. Dooley Doyle, Historian, will present the history and events of the organization. Mrs. Joseph Pallai is in charge of the table setting, luncheon and decorations, and Mrs. Hedwig Lisiecke is Social lChairman. AMBOY , OUR ® PAINT COLOR MACHINE Gives You 3000 Colors To Choose From For Every Decorating Need. DICKINSON HARDWARE A \AMBOY ILLINOIS BRADY’S popular sport of ice—skating. Disregarding the cold winds, they enjoyed numerous thrills and spills on the ice. I l Many priests, diocesan as well as religious, visit St. Vin- .cent’s in the course of a year; Franciscans, Benedictines, Pre- cious Blood, Missionary of the Sacred Heart, etc., etc. But at last we have had the honor of the visit of a Jesuit priest. Father John C. Malloy from us an over-nite visit. Tuesday' morning he spoke to the Junior and Senior classes of Aquin High School concerning enroll- ment and accreditation at Loyola. Michael Reines, after nine- teen years at St. Joseph’s Home, was called to his eternal reward. He was ever ready to assist those residents who need- ed help. Mike made many friends while here, who will re— member him in prayer. May his soul, rest in peace. We do not become perfect by the multiplication of exercises, penanées and austerities- but, rather by the purity of love with which we do them. St. Francis de Sales HARVARD . . . “The Corner Bank With the Clock” “ THE HARVARD STATE BANK : Interest Paid 0n Savings Accounts . Member of F.D.I.C. CARDINAL FOODS O The Amboy Area’s Newest and Finest Super-Market O O O Rural 81 ln-Town Order! AreAlways Cordially Invited PH. 13, BILL BRADY Owner l l l (Hwy. 26> ,'“- POLO. . . MUENCH’S SHOES .n. HOSIERY l Polo V Illinois Coll.... R. L. WAGNER 8. SON Juno 4-4981 100 S. First Ave. St. Charles Phone 42 (Member F.D.I.C.) O’NEILL FUEL 8. HEATING ' COAL—FUEL OIL J Telep4hznge80 DEALER FOR TIMKEN “"0 ' Phone — Silent Automatic Equipment — East Dubuque 0r EAST DUBUQUE SAVINGS BANK “Careful,’Conservatice Banking Since 1891” l East Dubuquo l In HARVARD a"; ‘A '3 TV .\ or: was: "scrvnce Quality and LOW COST Diaper Service Call Rockford "Collect" For A l woodland 5-2625 l i Wondering Who Can Move You Without “Tears” l Phone MA 5-1282 Or 5-84T4 l l THOMEWAY ll-NEs ‘ (Also Charter Bus Service) 305 W. 14th Rock Falls Soderstrom’s ' Valley Paint Company 0 North Spring 0 Larkin Elgin, Illinois Loyola University recently paid, 24 Kimball Street Elgin, Illinois Patronize Our Advertisers Everything for the MOTORIST Dial SHerwood I-2577 ,,cu,T jruEL .alLL's.‘ 1 [IN-H HALF! SINSATIONAL WINKLER _l.P* *Low PRESSURE Oll. BURNER l A PRODUCT or sTEwART-WARNEI l HARRINGTON ~McKINSTRA COAL—FUEL OIL ,DiaI ADams 2-0517 Freeport, Illinois PAGE 11 Classified Advertising PIANOS AND DRGANS OVER me New and Used Pianos and Organs to Choose From 330 N. Main St. Rockford, WC). 3823‘ JACKSON PIANO STORE New 8. Used Pianos and Organs CONN-3 locations. Woodstock FED, 1574. McHenry EV. 5-2251. Rockford. TR. 6-1905. FREEPORT . . . :- Northtowna OULLIGAN PHONE AD 2-3612—FREEPORT k Franz-Richards SuiANCE i l A . * l‘r . :~k ' ,l' Freeport, III.“ ' GALENA . . . METZGER’S Grocery and Market “Where the Wise Economize" Tel. 445 Galena A'III air—l. 7‘ ILLUiOIS NATIONAL 2] 50. MAIN JOE FEELEY INSURANCE (INCL. LIFE) REAL ESTAI GALENA 789 ..___ STERLING . . . V A N; T H 1:732:33, 1823 Locust St., Sterling Get the Best . . 0 Ask for . CHAMPAGNE VELVET TWIN CITY PRODUCE CO. Sterling Phone MA 6-OI84 A&S Dairy, Inc. Pasmuriaed Grade "/1" Dairy‘ Products 423 LOCUST ST., STERLING STERLING HOME SACRED HEART Military Academy 5—5. Condurred Brothers of Holy Trains boys to become (‘lll'islinn gentlemen balanced p r I) r n in Solid foundation in the Inn' damcnlal skills. Individual atlelllion small r, I ll s 5 es . ‘ guidance. creative skills I‘ll- Sllol‘ls. football, baseball. hiking. Dormitories. 40 Boys, Riades by the ('l'OSF. l r u 9 Well l-ollragoii. basketball. tnhogganing. miles from )Iiluallkre. Write {or illustrale folder. Brother Dominic Elder, C.S.C. Headmaster, Box 1095 743 W. Main St. Watertown, Wisconlin NORTON HEATING ROOFING—SlDlNG—GUTTERS 217 N. MAIN—PHONE I96 GALENA, ILL. IT’S SO EASY TO BANK BY MAIL Park State Bank now ‘offcrs this new convenience. Save steps and time. Fill out a special mailing form, enclose deposit and mail. Banking Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs., Friday 9:30 to 2:30 Friday Eves, 4:30 to 7:30 PARK STATE BANK 5817 N. Second Street Loves Park GARDEN CENTER Crystal Lake, Ill. FLORIST NURSERY Open Daily Hiway 14 at 176 BRENNAN CATTLE co. Stacker 8. Feeder Cattle available at all times. \ We Specialize In Northwestern Cattle YARDS AT LANARK. ILL. Bob Brennan, Mgr. IMPROVEMENT CO. Rooting —— Siding Insulation Points 2704 Locust St, Sterling, III. MA 5-0625 SULLIVAN’S Men's and Boys' Wear Sterling, III. “Official Boy Scorit‘Slore” DONAHUE FURNITURE “Where Your House Becomes A Home” 119 E. Calhoun WOODSTOCK—FE 8-1086 You Can Do Dept Better Store Quality Merchandise at Sensible Prices Plenty of FREE Parking BATAVIA ‘Say You Saw It In THE OBSERVER MIHM Funeral Home MICHAEL G. MIHM Phone 32 Amboy, Ill. and BECKMAN AUTO PARTS I41 N. 4th St.——DeKoIb PO T T E R s p ‘ CLEANING and DYEING Rug Cleaning expertly don‘e Phone 3-8341 and 3-8351 DIXON BURIAL VAULTS Automatic Sealing Hy. 3-2300 KIRKLAND, ILL. Milt Brennan, M r. Kirkland 2-331 ST. JOSEPH’S HEALTH RESORT“: WEDRON’, ILL. Eighty-five miles from Chicago on the Fox River FAMOUS MINERAL SPRING Modern Buildings in Beautiful Surroundings Combines the comforts and conveniences of a modern hotel; the warm and friendly atmosphere of a family home, the facilities of a hospital and well equipped physical therapy department. For guests desirous of cl quiet vacation, rest, physical checkup or convolescence. OPEN THE WHOLE YEAR ROUND. Conducted by the Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Write [or literature and rates or Phone Ottawa HE 5-2750 Deluxe VAULTS Chas. A. Miller Co. Beloit, Wis.—Durand, III. Alexander-Lumber Co. All Building Supplies Point, Hardware and Rigid Frame Garages. CRYSTAL LAKE McHENRY, ILL. 4594050 EV. 5-1424 E. W. Schmeling 8. Sons, Inc. 1031 School Street, Rockford Lumber-Millwork-Fucl-Paint