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FeSruary 22, 1940 THE OBSERVER San Antonio• -- Former students,UPPER ROOM' IS Fr. Maguire Buried o STERLING PLAY At B0urb0nnais of Bishop-elect Sidney Matthew Metzger, regent of the Law school of St. Mary's university, here, who has been appointed Auxil!ary Santa Fe, will present him with ceremonial ring when he is conse- crated April 10, according to the Very Ray. Walter F. Golatka, S.M., president of the unviersity. COUGHS! Get After That Cough Today with PERTUSSIN When you catch cold and your throat feels dry or clogged, the secretions from ˘otmtiess tiny glands in your throat and windpipe often turn into sticky, irritating phlegm. Then you cough. Pertussin stimulates these glands to ]pour out their natural moisture so that the phlegm is loosened and easily raised. Quickly your throat is soothed, your cough relieved! I Your cough may be a warnin sinalt • ? - __ • F.y neglect it. Use Pertumin. Pre- scribed by many physicians for over 30 years. It's safe and acts quickly. At all drug counters. For generous F'EE trialbottle,writePertussin,Dept. K, . 440 Washington St., New York ,ty: [I... .. ]L][=] Franciscan Missionary Brothers of the Sacred Heart devote themselves to caring fob the sick and needy. Young men between the ages of 18 and 35 who desire to consecrate their lives to God in this service are cordially invited to correspond with REV. BROTHER SUPERIOR SL Joseph Monastery EUREKA MISSOURI Morrison '="== 0 N U M E N T me==" MT. CARROLL GRANITE AND MARBLE WORKS GEO. W. IVEY SONS, Props, Workmanship Guaranteed . . . AL Work Done by Pneumatto Tools and Sand Blast . . . Prices Right Phone Blue 255 Me. Carroll, Ill• HARVARD Funeral Dwector PUTNAM'S GULDBECK & ECKSTROM General Contractors Dealer= In Building Materials 124 E. Lincoln Highway PHONE 744 De]Ttlb, nL Community Girls At Press Meet Sterling.--Joan Long, '40, editor of Community high school paper, "The Marian," accompanied by Joyce Klocke, '40, attended the meeting of the Midwest Catholic high school press association, held at Webster college, Webster Groves Me., Saturday, Feb. 10. Official dlegates to the conven- tion were the guests of the college for the day. Among the speakers were: Mr. Hamilton Thornton, editorial wri- ter, St. Louis Globe-Democrat; Miss Ruth Moore, feature writer, St. Louis Star-Times; Mr. Richard Baumhoff, reporter, St. L.ouis Post Dispatch; Mr. Charles C. Clayton, instructor in journalism, Webster college, and the Ray. D. A. Lord, S.J., editor of "The Queen's Work." In the press competition one prize was awarded to the best all- round printed high school paper and one prize to the best all-round mimeographed high school paper, "The Marian" merited the latter trize which was a medal. The judges were St. Louis news- paper men, selected by the associa- tion. By request, Community High stu- dents will again stage Benson's "'The Upper Room" the Friday of Passion week, March 15. This is the patronal feast of the Sisters of Loretto, the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. The roles will be taken by stu- dents from the different classes, and practice will begin this week. " h " " T e Upper Room presents m a simple, but appealing, manner the Passion of Christ. The drama holds the interest of all classes of people. Enter Press Contest The Columbia Scholastic Press association, New York, announces its sixteenth annual student publi- cation contest. "The Marian," C. H. S. paper, was entered and two co- pies of each issue, from April 1939, to Christmas 1939, were submitted. The announcement of the place- ments will be made during the an- nual convention, held in New York; March 14-15-16, at Columbia univer- :atty. For the past three years "The Marian" has received the first award in its class--a gold minia- ture plaque. Ratings are given national cover- through news services. II Several plays are 'now under I consideration by the faculty and IMiss Bernice Sorg, dramatic art in- I structor at Community High. One Iwill be chosen this week for the l annual senior play. The cast will I then be selected, and work will be- I|IllIIIIlIlIIIllIIIlIlI Care DIXON THE DIXON COFFEE HOUSE 521 South Galena Avenue Phone X 614 "Good Food Is Good Health" Dairy Pasteurized DAIRY PRODUCTS THE CUSS LABEL SINCE '17 Florist Cook's Flower Shop Ladies' Wear rhe Kathryn Beard Shoppe APPAREL OF DISTINCTION FOR WOMEN 117 First St. PHONI 735 Optometrist , Dr. Geo. McGraham I17 FIRST STREET Phone 282 for Appointment Roofing. Siding FRAZIER ROORNG AND SIDING COMPANY We Speclallze in Roofing, Siding and Built-up Roofs !1024 Cooper St, PHONE X811 Wallpaper, Paint VANDENBERG PAINT CO. Benjamin Moore Paints James Davis Wallpaper 2o4 FIRST ST. PHONE /'11 Professionm DR. S. CHANDLER BEND Neurocalometer Service 203V2 WEST FIRST STREET Lady Assistant Phons 9 108 E. FIRST ST. e Flowers for All Occasions PHONE 678 Florists DIXON FLORAL COMPANY Flowers and Norge HEADQUARTERS Funeral Director Celia A. Jones J. Wlllard Jone.- Jones Funeral Home Ambulance Service PHONS 2S 204 OTTAWA AW. llI IIIIIIIII I III! IIlII][l! MURRAY AUTO COMPANY--Oldsmobile 212 HENNEPIN AVE. Telephona i00 DIXON, ILL. SALES  SERVICE WOODSTOCK Lumber HOME FINANCE Dacy Lumber Co. FOUR [3 LUMBER PREMIUM COAL DEVOE PAINT Phone 75 PA.TRONIZE OBSERVER ADVERTISERS Coal, Feeds R. O. ANDREW CO. I C E cu,tom Grinding and Mixing Phones 428- 429 ..--..- - Drugs Pfeiffer Pharmacy PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS The Drag Store for Everybody PHONE 434  I i I i i i i i 1 A i i i l i i  v v v v v v v v v v v v v  v  i I Honored Pioneers Dixon.--Today, Feb• 22, is th eightv-second birthday of Miss Mary Penrose, a life-long member Bourbonnais• -- Funeral services of St. Patrick's parish. Miss Pen- for the Ray. J. W. R. Maguire, rose was born in Dixon, Feb. 22, C.S.V., former president of St. Viat- 1858, and was baptized in St. Pat- or college, outstanding champion tick's church. When she was a of the cause of labor and nation- year old her parents moved a few ally known for his service as a lblocks from her birthplace to the mediator in industrial disputes, lhome in which she now resides. were held last morninl She is enjoying good health and at-i tends daily Mass when the weathm ,ermits. Miss Penrose is a cbnstant rea of the Observer. Congratulations and ad multos annos from the Observer staff. Editor's Note: The Observer would be pleased to publish the! account of any other life-long mem-i bars of the parishes of the diocese. Belvidere Notes , Benvidere. -- T h e Men's e h o t r practice will be held on Friday eve- nings as well as on Wednesday eve- nings. The choir will sing next Sun- day's High Mass. The Girl Scouts had a special meeting Monday afternoon in the CYC hall, and enjoyed a cooking lesson. McHenry Parish Nearly 100 Yrs. 01d Rev. J. W. R. Maguire from St. Viator church, Addison street and Kedvale avenue, Chica- go, at 10:30 o'clock. His Excel- lency, the Most__Rev. Bernard J. Shiel, D.D., administrator of the Archdiocese of Chicago, was cele- brant of the Pontifical Requiem Mass. Assisting were many of the priest friends who took a promin- ent part tn the celebration of Fath- er Maguire's silver jubilee of or- dination to the priesthood last De- cember: the Ray. John I. Gallery, pastor of St. Joseph's church, Man- hattan, was assistant priest, the Ray. J. P. O'Mahoney, C.S.V., dea- con, and the Ray. James M. Fitz- gerald, pastor of St. Dominic's church, Wyoming, Ill., sub-deacon. Assistants to His Excellency, Bish- op Shiel, were the Rev. Thee. P. Kelly, pastor of Immaculate Con- i caption church, Ohio, and the Rev. James A. Lowney, C.S.V., assistant i pastor of St. Viator church. The: Rev. Peter D. Meegan, assistant pastor of St. Andrew's church, was master of ceremonies to His Ex- cellency, and the Ray. T. E. Shea, pastor of St. Mary's church, Pon- tiac, was assistant master of care- T monies. The Rev. m. J. Bergin, C.S.V., who preached at Father Ma- guire's first Mass 25 years ago, de- livered the funeral sermon and the (SHE" M c H e n r y•--The 100th anniver- sary of the founding of St. Pat-i rick's parish will be celebrated next September. The pastor, the Ray. Win. A. O'Rourke, has appointed: the following committee to compile a history of the parish: Mmes. Ray McGee, Eleanor Foley, Thomas Bal- Ker, John Bolger, Clarence Anglese and Miss Anna Frisby. St. Patrick's parish was organ- izd in the year 1840 by the Ray. Maurice de St. Palais, who on Jan. 14, 1849, was consecrated fourth Bishop of Vincennes. Ind., now the diocese of Indianapolis• McHenry PTA Plan April Card Party McHenry.--The members of the Parent Teachers' association of St. Mary's - St. Patrick's school w i 11 sponsor a card party in April. A Father's Night program will be held n March. 1 DeKALB Gasoline, 0|1 THESE MERCHANTS ARE OBSERVER SUPPORTERS DeKalb Independent Oil Ca Dealer In HIGH GRADE SURNINOOII SUPPORT THEM LUBRICATING OILS -- GREASES WHEN BUYING Pitons I1 4th  /Mncoln Highway )IETY FOR THE i IOPAGATtON OF THE HOME AND FOREIGN MISSIONF Rockford Director, Right Rev. Msgr. Francis J. Conron 1245 N. Court St., Rockford Phons: Main 2140 Office Hours 9:00 to 12:00 Late Nun Opened Prison Of China to Merciful Ministrations of Religious Peking.--Thanks to one of the finest human interest stories in re- cent mission work, the prisons of Chengchow, Honan, are now open to the benevolent influence of Sis- ters, says Lumen Service. Various vain attempts had been made by missioners to obtain per- mission to preach and minister to the prisoners. What tact and in- fluence failed to accomplish, how- Priests' choir of the Chicago Arch-lever, was achieved by the simplici- diocese rendered the music of the[ty of Mother Luigia Bonino, a Mass. ]Canossian Sister, who died while . Convert to Catholicism [caring for the epidemic victims. Hs Excellency the Most Ray B m , "t y her edical work the "Moth- Henry P Rohlman DD Bishop of B  h had a • , • •-- .. l er of the apt'sms"--s e b p- Davenport, and His xcenency " ,[tized over 3,000 persons in 11 years the Most Ray. Gerald 'P. Bergan, --won the confidence of many in D.D., Bishop of Des Moines, togeth- Chengchow, and her zeal impelled er with a large number of Chicago, her to try to extend her ministra- Peoria and Rockford monsignori and clergy, were present in the tions to the prisoners. sanctuary for the services. Finally she gained admission and the improvement shown by the patients both in their phys- ical condition and in their moral outlook caused the prison director to give orders to admit her at what- ever time and to whatever section of the prison she wishgd to go. He arranged several times to have all the prisoners assemble in groups, both in the men's section and in the women's section, to hear Mother Luigia discourse on morali- ty and religion. Due to the troubled conditions prevailing, all the prisoners were Father Maguire died as a result of a heart attack in Miami, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 11. The shock of his death was felt throughout the na- tion, but particularly in Chicago, where he had countless friends among the clergy and laity. His great service to his fellowmen in the field of labor will stand as a monument to his priestly zeal and his loe of fair play. Over a period of years, he had served as mediator in 86 srikes and his efforts re- sulted iu the settlement of all but one. A convert to Catholicism, Father released on one occasion, much to Maguire was born in Ireland' Aug . . . ,  • the consternatmn of some c]Uzens 11 1884 and was eoucateu a,t ux- " '" ' ........ t but all showed the deepest respect tar(1 nnlversly inglanu AI or • . ..... ' . _ " . • for Mother Lulg]a who had a good coming to tins country ne me me ......... ........... j worn mr each ann crosses an o rote most ev. msnop 'eter ....... .......... throu h mem as ner nenas uzooon oz toeKtoro ann g ......... : ..... ,utnougn lomer lUlgla lS oeau him became interested in the Cath-,. - • ner successors re now able to ollc fazth. Father Maguzre was at • sa ^-^ , ...... ;-;,, e^, h lcontlnue her work under the same Rockford diocese but later en I " tared privileged conditmns thanks to the novitiate of the Clerics" of St. I the confidence she q on- for them. Viator in Chicago and was ordain-[ ed to the priesthood Dec 18 1914 • ., ..IBoard Sends Record He studied at the Cathohc Unz- =, ,.--,,. varsity of America. At the out wleolcal rllpment break of the World war he offered his services to his country as chap- lain and was sent to France with one of the contingents of the Amer- ican Expeditionary Forces; remain- ing there until after the cessation of hostilities. National Honors One of his first national honors came when President Wilson named him to serve on a committee to consider unemployment. This gin soon, so that the presentation may be ready shortl_____y after Lent. l Spelling Bee A spelling bee between six boys] and six girls of the eighth grade of I St. Mary's school will be a feature I of the St. Mary P. T. A. meeting to I be held this evening, Feb. 22, in the Community high school build- ing. A cash prize will be awarded to the pupil who remains standing. In keeping.with Catholic Press month, the Ray. John T. Smith, as- sistant pastor of St. Mary's, will speak on "The Importance of Catholic Literature in the Home." Mrs. John Drew, chairman of the Literature committee of St. Mary Discussion club, will have on dis- play during this talk the leading Catholic paper and magazines. Mrs. Drew has spent considerable time and effort in organizing this very effective presentation of Catholic periodicals, and those who have seen and studied it during the pres- ent week are enthusiastic in dis- cussing its worth. Since this PTA meeting occurs on Washington's birthday, the pres- ident, Mrs. Stephan Murphy, assist- ed by Miss Fern Beckley, will lead the group in the singing of patri- otic songs. Those who will take part in the musical program are: Mrs. E. J. Dawson, William Klocke, Sr., Paul Gene Dawson and Mary Ann Vat DeMark. | RILEY & RILEY FOOD SHOP MOBIL OIL and GAB BENDI) HOME LAUNORIESIt Washes. Rinses and Dries Automatically Open All Day Sunday Woodstock To Foreign Missions New York.--The growth and In- creasing activity of the Daughters of Mary, Health of the Sick, is re- flected in the January report of the Catholic medical mission board's activity in the packing and shipping of medical supplies to the missions. In the month 63 boxes brought him.recognition in the field of labor in which he had ever maintained a dominating interest. Father Maguire was one of the founders of the Catholic Conference on Industrial Problems and took part in many of its programs. He was one of the instructors in the Institute on Industry held in 1938 at the National Catholic School of Social Service, Washington, D. C., under the sponsorship of the Na- tional Council of Catholic Women. He was also one of the founders of the Catholic Association for In- ternational Peace, serving as chap- lain of its International Relations committee. In 1934 President Roosevelt ap- pointed Father Maguire a member of the regional labor board in Chi- cago. He was the official represent- I II NELSON & RONAN Funeral Directors 310 OAK STREET Telephones: 19S -tnd Illl0 I )le KAL'Ft ILLINOIS I II ative of labor on this board. In addition to his great interest in labor he maintained a vital ln- :terest in educational matters and remained on the staff of St. Viator college until that institution was discontinued in 1938. Since that time he taught at St. Francis col- lege, Joliet, obtaining a leave of absence last fall because .of ill health. Interment took place in the Cler- ics of St. Viator sector of Matern- ity cemetery, Bourbonnais. The Very Ray. Richard L. French, C.S.V., provincial, assisted by a large number of the clergy, con- ducted the services at the grave. Probe of Bolshevist Elements Started LOs Angeles.--Charges that Com- munism is rampant in the State Re- llef administration are being in- vestigated by a legislative "little Dies committee' headed by Assem- blyman Sam Yorty of Los Angeles. Hearings in this city were opened with the issuance of subpoenas for 22 witnesses, including S. R. A. officlals and alleged Communist weighing 7,133 pounds were packed and shipped to the missions. This material went to 18 mission or- ganizations. 7hina, the Solomon islands and Borneo were the prin- cipal beneficiaries of this ship- ment. The Daughters of Mary, Health of the Sick, do the packing and shipping for the board. The Sis- ters also are preparing for their first nursing school in the mission field. Convert Priest, Once Lawyer, Becomes Missioner Chieago.--The Rev. John Foster, C.S.V., whose appointment as a full time missionary of the Clerics of St. Viator has just been an- nounced at the headquarters here by the Very Rev. R. J. French, provincial, is a convert. Before entering his congregation he was a practicing lawyer here for many years. During the World war he served in the army in France. He was one of the regu- lar speakers and chairman of the Catholic Evidence guild in Wash- ington, D. C., for several years. While engaged in this work he or- ganized an inter-racial guild to spread Catholic truth among the I colored people. 140 Drums Head Procession Of Bhssd Sacrament Calcutta, India.--There were many things to feast the eye and the ear and the heart on the oc- casion of the solemn blessing of the new church at Dibraugarh i Assam. The Archbishop of Cal- cutta officiated at the ceremony, assisted by Bishop Ferrando of Marks Pontificate Bearing a likeness of Pope Plus XII and his coat of arms, a silver medal has been issued by the Vatican to commemorate the first year of his Pontificate. The above photo was made of a copy-re- .calved .by the Marquette League for ,Catholic :Indian Missions, .whlchthis year celebrates its35th anniversary. " (N.C.W.C.) Mass Calendar BY REV. VICTOR DUX, O.S.B. Sunday, Feb. 25--Third Sunday in Lent, privileged of the first class, violet. Proper Mass, no Glor- ia, second oration A cunctis, third Omnipotens (for the living and the dead), Creed, Lenten preface• Monday, Feb. 26--St. Matthias :Apostle, double of the second class red. Proper Mass, second oratio of the Ferla, Tract instead of the Alleluia, Creed, preface of the Apos- tles, last Gospel of the Feria. (This feast is transferred from yester- day.) Tuesday, Feb. 27--Feria, simple, violet. Proper Mass, no Gloria, second and third orations as on Sunday, Lenten preface, m'ation or- I er the people after the Postcom- I reunion. I Wednesday, Feb. 28--St. Gabriel I of the Sorrowful Virgin, Confessor, l double, white. Mass of the Feria (violet), second oration of St. Ga- briel. Or Mass of the feast, pro- per, .second oration of the Feria / Tract, Lenten preface, last Gospel of the Feria. Thursday, Feb. 29--Feria, simple, violet. Proper Mass, second and third orations as on Sunday. Friday, March 1--Feria, simple, violet. Proper Mass, second and third orations as on Sunday. (In churches where Sacred Heart de- votions are held in the morning, the votive Mass of the Sacred Heart may be celebrated (white), Glm-ia, second m-ation of the Feria, Tract, Creed, proper preface, last Gospel of the Feria. Saturday, March 2--Of the Sat- urday, simple, violet. Proper Mass, second and third orations as on Sunday. (Today is the first anni- versary of the Election of His Holiness Pope Pins XII. May God grant him length of years. The oration "pro Papa--for the Pope" is added in all Masses.) Teachers Jobless But Schools Filled Mexico City.--Registration in the government schools opened last week and already the newspapers have begun to write their annual editorials denouncing the lack of schools. Parents have prepared Shillong. [appeals to the p:esident, pleading Tlae procession of the Blessed that their children be not left in Sacrament which crowned the Ithe streets. On the other hand, ceremonies was led by 140 massive I more than a thousand school teach- drums brought by the Munda and I ers who finished their normal train- Oraon Christians from all parts of ing in the past few years also are Assam. The pilgrims came from appealing to the president to find distant places, them jobs. Maryk'noH Nuns Mark 28 Years of Work In Foreign Missions Maryknoll, N. Y.--From three "secretaries" to an imposing band of 315. Such has been the growth of the Maryknoll Sisters' foreign mission personnel in 28 years, a span on which the Sisters look back this month as they mark the It is a strange paradox that faces Mexican education. On one side, thousands of children are go- ing to be left without schooling in 1940; on the other, hundreds of teachers, who are prepared to handle these children, are deprived of teaching posts. DEATHS twentieth anniversary of their ap- I proval by Rome. [ ROCKFORD I Leo Konetskl, . 151 Broadway St.. Stan. Twenty-eight years ago three listaus Kostka parish, Feh. 19. menthers arrived to offer their[ Lueiano Rieotta, 58, 1377 South Court strect, St. Anthony of Padua parish, Feb. services to the missions as secre-[n. taries through the newly-organized[ st.PeterNicholasEmery'parish.Sr" 6.Feh•7]12.Delius avenue, Catholic Foreign Mission Society of[ America. Eight years later the AURORA --- Peter T. Kartheiser, 77, St. Nicholas par- Foreign Mission Sisters of St. ish, Feb. 15. Dominic were approved in Rome and since that time the order has grown from 35 to 592 and from nothing to 315 in its foreign mis- sion personnel• Missionary Brother Dies; Fought Sleeping Sickness Brussels.--Word has been re- ceived here of the leath of Brother Alphonse Vadenbosch, S.J, at Kisntu, Flemish Jesuit Mission in the Belgian Congo. He was 73 years old and had spent 45 years at the mission. He did notable work !in fighting sleeping sickness and, due largely to his efforts, health conditions in the lower Congo now 'are excellent. The birth rate is high. Radio Speaker Cites Despair of World New York--"Never before In the history of Christianity has despair been so abysmal" as today, declar- ed the Rt. Ray. Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen last Sunday in bis address over the "Catholic Hour" on "The Second Word--Hope". "Today there is everywhere an anticipution of catastrophe, an ap- palling sense of unpredictability and impending disaster," Monsig- nor Sheen asserted• "In the past men recovered from despair either by returning to the glories of the past or by looking forward to a crown beyond the cross; but now that minds have lost faith in God, leaders, they have only this world to give Order for the hearings came as them hope. Since that has turned a result of a long series of charges against them they feel a conscious and counter charges. Center oflrupture with hope. They curse a controversy was Sam Houston Al-lmeaningless existence, succumb to len, administrator of relief in Losla continuous exasperation with un- Angeles county, whose office waslcertainty, and yield to a suicidal abolished and ofllcials dtsmissed.I intent to escape the inescapable. DIXON Mrs. Elizabeth Reilhy, 42.  Jackson street, St. Patrick's parish, Feb. 13. DUNDEE Theodore Hiddtng, 75. St. Catherine's par- ish, Feb. 13. ELGIN John Duffy, 73, St. Mary's parish, Feb. 11. Mrs. Catherine Wallace, 79, St. Joseph's parish, Feb. 13. FREEPORT Mrs. Mary Genevieve Kleokner, 70. 45 Carroll avenue, St. Mary's parish, Feb. 18. JOHNSBURG Mrs. Catherine Hiller, 67, St. John's par- ish, Feb. 1]. MENOMINEE John L. Slegwarth, 66, Nativity parish, Feb. 10. ROCHELLE dames Spaulding, 72, St. Patrick'a par- ish, Feb. 12. SANDWICH Peter P. Hopkins, 75, 118 Sixth street, St. Paul's parih, Feb. 11. SAVANNA Harry E. $coffield. 56, 419 Clark street, St. John's parish, Feb. 15. ST. CHARLES Mrs. Matilda Spriet, "77, St. Patrick's par- ish, Fch 17. May their souls rest in peace. FARN HAM FURRIERS CLEANER5 Tailors 23 W. THIRD ST. PHONE P15 STERLING I GROVE MATERIAL & SUPPLY CO. Lumber, Cement, Sand, Gravel Building Material Phone 810 514 W. 2rid St. Rock Falls, Ill. I I Page Three 'Maple Park Mission Exercises Are Set Maple Park.- The Ray. Edward J. Byrne, a member of the Congre- gation of St. Paul the Apostle, will arrive in Maple Park next Satur- day from the Church of St. Lawr- ence, Minneapolis, Minn., to direct an important series of spiritual ex- ercises in St. Mary's church• The Rev. Charles A. Meehan, pastor, is urging the members of the parish to extend a cordial invitation to their non-Catho )li ic friends to par- take of the "spiritual advantages! which this period of grace affords• These devotional activities will begin with the two Masses at 8:00 and 9:30 a. m., Sunday, Feb. 25. Father Byrne will deliver a dis- course at both these Sacrifices of the Holy Eucharist. On each weekday morning Fath- er Byrne will celebrate Mass at 6:30. An instruction by Father Byrne will follow the Mass. This doctrinal explanation will last ten minutes to enable workers to be at their toil in time. The pastor will celebrate a second Mass at 8:00 a. m. A 20-minute sermoh by the di-i rector will follow this Mass. Beginning Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Feb. 25. Father Byrne will open the religious devotions with the Question Box for which the Paulist Fathers are renowned. A litany by the pastor will follow the replies of the director. Next will come the carefully planned dis- course by Father Byrne. The devo- tions will close each evening with the inspiring Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. All the hymns each evening of the week in Latin and in English will be sung by the congregation. Father Byrne will be glad to receive Catholics and non-Catholics alike who desire to institute inquiries bearing on the Catholic religion or on the prob- lems of their spiritual life. The mis- sion will end with appropriate re- ligious features and with the Bless- ing of our Holy Father Sunday, March 3, at 3:00 p. m. Two classes in religion in charge of the Sisters of Mercy, DeKalb, and a third class in religion for high school students in charge of the pastor will convene Saturday, 1:30-2:30 p. m. The children's choir will continue to sing all the hymns at the 8:00 o'clock Masses on the Sundays of the mission. Fox V ol00ey-00chools In VWF Essay Meet Geneva.--Students of the Sacred Heart Apostolic school here and those of Me. St. Mary's-on-the-Fox St. Charles, have accepted the invi- tation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary to Fox Valley post 2579 to enter the district essay con- test. The subject of the $2,000 es- say contest open to all students of: the district is "The Benefits of Democracy." It is to be recalled that Miss Ger- aldine Valsh, a junior at Mt. St. Mary's-on-the-Fox, received first honorable mention in the state of Illinois last year. Catholic Basketball Tourney Mar. 27-31 Chicago. -- Thirty-two quintets will compete in the annual Na- tional Catholic Prep basketball tournament to be held in Loyola university gymnasium here March 27-31, according to an announce- ment by the Rev. Edward F. Mah. er, S.J., director of the tourney. The championship last year was won by Central Catholic high school of Fort Wayne, Ind. Shurtleff Coal & Lumber Co. (Not Incorporated) MARENGO UNION MAPLE PARK BARRINGTON HARTLAND ELGIN Sauare "Shurleff Servica Products Satisfies" CONTINUOUS MASSES Milwaukee---The Missionary as- sociation of Catholic Women, a pontifical assoc/ation w/tb head- quarters here, is planning its eleventh Globe-Encircling Novena of continuous Masses, which will begin on March 7. Belvidere 00roceries q WM. H. PIEL I BelvMere Grocer I Cherry Valley m m Groceries W. C. NORTH Groceries and Meats 0UAL'TY SERVUCE P.HONE CHERRY VALLEY 25-4 [ ][ ][ I ][ ]K ][ ]K ][ ][ ][ ][ ]1 Forreston m m Furniture DE GRAFF BROS. 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