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@ii . ---oal, Ice ---- / W. EL Parker &amp; Son L i: :. : L : ::i: : ) !;4. / !. : : .)22: : -, ;- i.: .... [:-, THE OBSERVEK February 27, 194 +: J "A Home for Funerals" Corcoran's AMBULANCE SERVICE Dial 2-2521 Aurora :: . i: [-; . ?r I  i. lii i IIi lit 61 FOX ST. DIAL 91-/I 92pplia00e APPLIANCE & RADIO SERVICE <J i=( : b;/( DICK-DE SUTTER FURNITURE CO Quality FURNITURE, FLOOR CQVERINGS and APPLIANCES Lowet Overhead" "Lowest Prices" "%'t | McCORNACK OIL CO. -- Distributors -- TEXACO Petroleum Products Stations Located At GENEVA BATAVIA -- ST. CHARLES -- 300 West Main 215 East Main GU'LDBECK & ECKSTROM General Contractors OealeP In Building Materlaln 122/= E. Lincoln Highway PHON] ?44 DeKalb. Ill. Lenten Devotions [Marmi-- At Walton Church I ,'alton--The Rev. D R DaleylAeademv pastor of st. Mary's church, has] ........... announced the following schedule ".T ,- "IT for Lenten devotions: , 1I ews 1 O[eR 'ednesday evenings at 7:30 ............ Not Inc. Phone St. Charles 57 o'clock, Rosary,,sermon and bene- Yaxd Office: llth Avenue and diction of the Most Blessed Sacra- erect Western Tracks merit Aurora.--Lieut. K. C. Phillips of COAL. ICE AND VVOOD Weight--Quality- Service Friday evenings at 7:30 o'clock, the United States Coast Guard ad- Stations of the Cross and Benedic- dressed the Marmion cadets on the purpose and function of the Guard. tion of the Most Blessed Sacra-One of the important requirements lin sent. for entrance to the Coast Guard ILL. WAGNER academy at New London, Conn., is Silent Automatic Oil Burners The League of the Sacred Heart a sufficient knowledge of mathe- IRON FIREMAN STOKERS will serve a "jitney supper ' Sun- tactics. Requireffents include plane Office S4B -- Phones -- Roa. tS day evening. March 9. at 6 o'clock geometry, algebra and trignometry. 112 E Main St. in the church basement. A movie of the life of a cadet in ........... = ............ the class room and in training in ........................ the field was shown. Cadets in- terested were given an opportunity Rochelle AMBOY thet intervieWlecture. Lieut. Phillips after Clothiers "----' ----- The Cisca club of Marmion at- eral Director tended the 42d annual meeting of the national organization at A1- Olsen & Sullivan Frank C. Vaughao ,:ernia. high school Chicago. last Saturday. The Rev. Father Sebas- /)ten' 4Fpaed A PUNERAL SERVICES tian, OSB., moderator, accompan- Ambulance an] Chai led the group. The following cad- TELEPHONE 78 PHONES 9--11g--214 Amhy Ill ets participated in the discussion . of the general meeting as repre- sentatixes of Marmion: Cadet Sgt. -----..-.-"ell", Oil H. N Cantrell, Cadet Sgt. N. J Mezydlo, Cadet Sgt. B J Culler, Washlng--GreaSmgClean Rest Rooms va. . ray, Cadet .l P, Wall and Cadet I-IC[T' Cadet Win. Mahon, Cadet J A Mur- Arch Service Station R. A. Jessen.__ Phone 146 During the past week the pre- sentation of three movies, "Defense  Against Chemical Warfare," "Map I lm ements Reading," and "The Machine Gun a--- in Defense and Attack," added im- ----LU. BRANIGAN petus to the study of military sci- ence and tactics at Marmion. The Coal Coke movies were procured through the 6th Corps Area quartermaster. -j,,,;2--' MARMION ACADEMY WEEKLY CALENDAR Thursday. February 2"/ I fl:3n a m.---Cadets' chapel-- Holy Mass NELSON &RONAN an,i ( ..... 1 C ....... ion f ...... ident'cadets. $::T] a m.--St. Rita church--Holy Mass Funeral Directori and G ..... l C ..... ion for day cadets, Friday February 25" 310 OAK STREET : H:06-11:4S a. m.--Special activitiee: Room Telephones: 196 %nd 1190 2F--St Cecilia Chapel choir practice, F. I)E KALB ILLTNOI8 Alcuin director. Room 2IT--Meeting of Officera' club. Colonel Barnhill in chargo. Room 17--Meting of C'ISCA, Rev F. Sebastian in charge. Saturday. March 1 DeKALB I DUFFY&MODEEN F R E s T o N E BRILLIANT BRONZE STATION RADIOS. BATTERIES . TIRES Phone 102 First and Locust Streets ACC ESSO RI ES I GAS--OILS . . SALES AND COMPLETE SERVICE GORDON - CLARK-- PONTIAC MOTORS 14 North Fourth Street--DE KALB. ILL.---Phone 666 MAPLE RIVER. ILL. DEKALB MONUMENT W(RKS Edw. O. John=on, Prop. MONUMENTS IN ALL KINDS OF GRANITE Corner of ]th end Oak SL O Telephone ]04 OeKal Appliances DANIELSON HARDWARE Phono 14S 540 East Lincoln Highway PAINT AND GLASS Superfex Oil Burners Speed Queen Washers  Ironers Auto Service DE KALB BUICK GARAGE Sale sand Service STORAGE . GAS, OIL . TIRES end TUBES. ACCESSORIES ]60 West Lincoln H|ghway Coal In DeKalb the /tl COAL Number Is E. E. Embree & Sons ]37 SOUTH SECOND STREET Druggist 'S IDa Kalb, Illinois p ,1'hrery ecry Still Inch a Drug Store Floyd Still. I:LPh. Florists Mobeck Floral Shop 204 EAST LINCOLN HIGHWAY "Flowers /or All Occasions" Member F.T.O. PHONE 321 Furniture WIRTZ & WIRTZ E KALB COUNTY Home Furnishers Undertaking a Specialty Gasoline, Oil DeKalb Independent Oil Co. Deler In HiGH GRAD] BURNING OlI LUBRICATING OI'LS -- GRmAS]S Phone 99 4th . Lincoln Highway Gas, Oil PARKER & GAU Conoco Products FUEL OIL GREASING ------$tstions I n.---- DE KALB and WATERMAN Home Furnishina Skorberg's Furnil/ure Store HEADQUARTERS FOR KROEHLER MADE FURNITURE LARGE SELECTION OF FURNITURE AND RUGS 10 N Fourth St st Lincoln Hlway REASONABLE PRICES Radios COMPLETE 1941 LINE OF PHILCO RADIO PHONOGRAPH Reproduces Records on s Beam of LIohL No Needles to Change. DE KALB ICE AND FUEL COo 504 E. LINCOLN HIWAY Observer Ads Produce Results. Try Them ? I MURRAY AUTO COMPANY--Oldsmobile 1 HENNEPIN AVE, Telephone 100 DIXON, ILL. SALES- SERVICE DIXON i Care THE DIXON COFFEE HOUSE S21 South Galena Avenue Phone X 6.14 "Good Food Is Good Health" FIoFist Cook's Flower Shop 108 E, FIRST ST. Flowers for All Occasions PHONE 678 Funeral Director Chlla, R. Jones J. Willard lone; Jones Funeral Home Ambulance Service PHON] 228 20 OTTAWA AVE Gas, Oil O'MALLEY'S STANDARD SERVICE STATION "118 N GALENA AVENUE PHONE 736 Dealer in Standard Oil Products Ladies' Wear the Kathryn Beard Shoppe APPAREL OF DISTINCTION FOR WOMEN 117 Firet .t PHONE 13 Roofing - Siding FRAZIER ROOFING AND SIDING COMPANY We Specialize in Roofing, Insel- brio Siding and Built-up Roofs 1024 Cooper St. PHONE ,811  I I ]i]i=li]l]i]l I I I I I ]i:]l:]i:][]l=][ A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A v v v w v v w v v v v v v v v w 10;30 a. m.--Officers" and non-commis- sioned officers' trainiog clmol, Colonel Barn J hill in charge, Coming Events Monday. March 8----Meeting of Marmion Dads' club, Aurora chapter. Tuesday, March 4---Meeting of Marmion Mothers' chub. Chicago chapter; talk on thai I Marmion library by Ray. F. Robert, librarian. Wedneadav-Fridav, March 5-7--Six-week ex amloatlone. Sunday, March 16---Vocation week begins and continues until .turday, March 22. Friday, March 2t--Si. Benedict's day. Wednesday. March 26---Meeting of" Mar- mien Mothers' club. Aurora chapter talk on "S.ience lot the Cadet" by Captain Aver- dick Cadets Receive First Semester Awards Scholastic, military, and band awards for the first semester were made to the Marmion cadets dur- ing the scholastic convocadon last Friday morning, Feb. 21. In the general assembly of all cadets and in the presence of the entire fac- ulty the award, were presented to the deserving cadets by the Rev. Superintendent. Father Norbert, O.S.B.; the Headmaster, Father Joseph, O.S.B., and the P.M.S.&T., Lt. Col. Lester H. Barnhill, Inf. As the names of the cadets were read by Captain Bednard, assistant prin- pipal, the cadets approached the stage and received their awards of bronze, silver, or gold bars as their merit deserved, according to the rating of proficient, honor, or dis- tinguished cadet respectively. Cad- ets who led in their particular sec- tion were awarded also the distinc- tive bronze, silver, or gold star. The distinctive scholastic bar is awarded for leadership in each sec- tion of freshman, sophomore, junior and senior groups. This bar was awarded to Cadet J. A. Andreasky, freshman, 928%; Cadet J. E. ICalendar of Events at Cenacle Sunday, March 2: ..Day of Recol- lection for employees of the Vrig- ley company under direction of the Rev. Walter E. Croarkin. Tuesday, March 4: Day of Rec- ollection will be given by the Rev. John F. Brown for Joliet Catholic Women's club. Friday, March 7 to Sunday, March 9: Retreat for high school girls with the Rev. John Downey, SJ., assistant principal of Loyola acad- emy as retreat master. Reserva- tions should be made immediately with captains or directly with The Cenacle, Warrenville 2331. Monday, March 10: Regular monthly meeting of Cenacle Junior Business Girls' Guild -- supper promptly at 6:30. Conference and Benediction of he Most Blessed Sacrament. Wednesday, March 12: Monthly meeting of St. Ann's Guild at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13: Day of New Coach Greets Fighting Irish LASTRITES FORMOTHER Aurora.--.Mrs. Mary Weitekamp, three of whose sons are priests, was buried Saturday morning, Feb. 15, from the Church of St. Clement Pope. in South Ozone Park. Queens, N. Y. Mrs. Weitekamp was the wi- dow of t]e late Joseph Weitekamp. well known in the Bedford section of Brooklyn. The solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated in the presence of His Excellency. the M o s t Reverend Raymond'A. Kearney, D.D., Auxil- !iary Bishop of Brooklyn. The cele- I brant of the Mass was the Rev. Jo- seph J. Weitekamp, pastor of St. Joseph's church, Aurora He was assisted by the Rev. Ambrose M %Veitekamp pastor of St. Cath- erine's church, Prophetstown. Ill as deacon, and the Rev. Godfrey A. x I Marywood Players Select Next Play Aurora.--The spring program of the Marywood Players club was an- nounced in the February meeting. The line-up of events will include the presentation of a three-act com- edy on Sunday, April 20. The play will be "The Mad Hatters," a roy- alty. play by Robert St. Clair. The east will be made public next week, The spring program is as follows: March 11: Regular monthly meet- ing in Annunciation school, Church Rd. Two dramatic skits will ba given. April 15: A pot luck supper will be given for members only in An- nunciation school, followed by the regular meeting. Ralph Zenner will entertain with "An Hour of Magic." April 20: The play:: The Mad Hatters" will be presented in St. Henry's hall. annual club banquet May 7: The tentatively for th- is scheduled day. Veeitekamp. O.F.M.. assistant pas- May 13: Monthly meeting, after Recollection for Altar and Rosary Notre Dame's new coach, Frank Leahy (right), received the con- tar of St. Bonaventure church, Pc- which there will be a "hayrack ociet!es of. St. Veronica and St. gratulations of former Coach Elmer Layden (left) and Paul Lillis teron N J The Rev Clement P attv. The committee on ar- ancls .xavier pamsnes, Chicago. I (center), tackle and captain-elect of the 1941 Fighting Irish eleven. x-,--:,',,  npnhw " w. h rangements, includes Walter Kram- Frida - 14 t^ ,,,a,,  ............ v ........ , .... March 16" General retreat by the master of ceremonies er, Bill Mettel, Marmn Mettel, Ade- I .... line Meyer Richard Michels Nor- Rev Leo Rummel of the Premon-I_ - s _ lresent m the sanctuary were . :'-- ' ,, ,, " ... ' "  " oert 3tlKUS uatt ;\\;eu. Helen eu- stratensmn Fathers at Madison IC  .... , ...........    the Rt Rev. M gr Anthony Burke. 1 - Be- k' h er 1-i  - " " " " a ,s " anti o c omer  a a ne cno- Wls Reservations should be made[-" # V  = m _ r I   n5  r e p .tot. of st. Clement the Rev t ' - . ..... U IF  41r--1 l I l V I  I,, I| ,  - .. .- - mer cnalrmanl as soon as poss1Dle through MISS l l . ;L lflllCS ueane, .J., ,tce-pleslflent[ 3,no 10 lnnthlv mafln" ,'ttl ha " 2 " " : F  h " sit ......... " ....... o ..... Loretta McKee 11 North Lake  I  m I s o o "d am unl 'el" y the Rev .... street. Aurora,' Miss Helen Reu- W r  n a [ ] n r-  II g  1" I  n !John Mahon. pastor of ihe Church iCacee. Bus excursion and all land, 115 Oak avenue, Aurora, orl l V I I  V I I Ibm $   U S V I I of the Holy Redeenler, Freeport, L.I_ ' "? " = oay picnic directly with the Cenacle. Father[  ,I., aud the Reverends George Mor- I ......... , "ow DD, Thonlas Feenev Williant rtummel is Well Known as a retreat .... in titut ons ' "  " ......... [ New /ork--The dea character-lhgheras In your lower s ' Delane-" \\;Villin- Murl- "oh-I ..... master anu many lll De glau to " : ." ..... ), a s , "a , a i u .. th ....  .... "^ ,; ...... +,,, ized as pecuharly Anterlcan. that all that f educatmn may save a clvtl- Pnnlp Izmo Vlnnnv,n "tX.Hlli,, More Devotion TO .,-.. ....... -:,ot,-o - ...... vu  that contes under the heading of}zation it may wreck one. And the Call Edward Mullanev the Re IDI .... j (p ........ .o ltV SO early In Lent , ' . '" ', , . " " " education is good and that money[low state of culture in Germany s Luke Panfoerder OFI d rector{ -- ---- expended on education is always merely one instance of the prosti- of Ihe Ill ()rder of St" F'ancis[ St. I,ouis, Mo.--In an appeal for South Beloit St. weU spent ,'as assailed here yester-tution of education to this political (tloly Name pi'ovince)." and 4() intensification of devotions to the day by Dr. Edward A. Fitzpatrick. end and makes of culture Kultur." priest of the Order of Friars Mi- Blessed Sacrament. theRev. Daniel" "-'-:-rarncK's "uoy Dinner president of Mount Mary college. "It may be stated categorically." nor. The Rev. Brother Xavier. C.S.A. Lord, S.J., of this city, knight- South Beloit.--The Altar and Ro- sary society of St. Peter's church will serve their annual St. Pat- rick's dinner Sunday, March 9, in the parish hall'. Serving will be- gin at 12 noon and continue through 3:00 oclock. For the convenience of the pa- trons of the dinner the last Mass in St. Peter's church will be said Milwaukee. in an address before the Academy of Public Education. Speaking on "Some Central Con- cepts of a Philosophy of Educa- tion," Dr. Fitzpatrick declared that "the present educational situation is the result of a social evolution" and is "based not on a clearly thought ant philosophy hut is the result of histm'ical conditions and at 11:30 o'clock. ' of a political compromise." He said After the dinner a variety of public schools have "'gained enorm- games will be played. Among the ously in prestige and have increas- prizes to be offered is a hand-made ed antazingly in number and scope." lace tablecloth, and because "it seems so obviously The committee members include: beneficent" it is "always thought Mrs. W. Wolf, general chairman: that education itself is always a Mrs. R. Stickler and Mrs. T Col- lins, hostesses in dining room; Mrs. L. Pospsichil kitchen; Mrs. L. Eng- elbretson, desserts; Mrs. Roy Bichsel. steam table; Phil Keeley. carving; .Mrs. John Dimmick and Mrs. Ed. Hayes, cashiers; Leon Fleming. ticket taker. The Rev. E. J. McIsaac, pastor. and his committee members extend a most cordial invitation to the friends of the parish to enjoy Sun- day dinner in St. Peter's parish March 9 WIN LABOR VICTORY Quebec.- The National Catholic Syndicates of Quebec have conclud- ed negotiations which give to the Catholic unions a "cloed-shop" preference in all the six men and boys' clothing industries in this city. O'Keeffe, R. J. Plein. G. H. Thoman and R. L. Upbues. SOPHOMORE: J. L. BeckPr, R. E. Con- don, L. J. Cook. J. G. Doroski, J. B. Duray, E. J. DuSelt, H. A. Du.elt. L H Gilbert. C J Heal)-, R. J..larcki. L. F. Jeuning. I,. J. Konen. J. C. Parker, C. A. Rofh, J. J. R3an, A. l,. Sage, %%'." L. Sibenaller and L. E. Totman. J['NIORS: E A. Brwn, R. .1. Charles., B. J. Culler. C. H: Doid, R. J. F,qt. G. F. Flannigan, J. A. Gritln T..I. Hoffma, D. J. HoT>p. H. M Klerkner, %%-. H. l.inden J. J. List, N. J. Mozydlo, E. F. Molitor R. J. O'('onnor, G. R. Pearsnn, A, D. Pen)a, E. J. Proctor. R. M. Reuland L. W..Schuster, W. A. Smilh, and P. F. White. SENIORS: J. R. Abell, H. F. Breard, A. P. Focht J. L. Ga]lagher. J. A. Geib, T. E. Ko]leher, B. H. Knoth, J W. Lucas, J M. Quinn and R. F. Steinkamp Following is a roster of all cadets Flynn, sophomore, 94.6%; Cadet D. receiving awards as Honor Cadets: J Frantzen unior 95 8 v:- andl FRE;HMEN: D J .rimond C J ,t- kmson, R. J. Babes, H. J. Bonson, J H. Cadet A. J. II.chels, senlol, 91.1%: Dri ...... J. M. Linden W A. 1 ....... ,r, C. F. lor oeat military appearance anU[Miller. R, E Selsoo, L. F. Petit and .k T bearing in section competition, the Wurtl . - - . S)PItOMORE. T W Bovee J Buga E parUcular bar fol ths acheementl . :.. ........ .s)r R. A 'ise R. R. Geib M A. Het- was awarded to Cadet R. L., lti,.h, j. p. K,.ib.'R. H. Ke,s'. . J. Mi- freshman and Cadet M  Hett]ch zko,, k R It  ro D , , i ... , ". ". . . M'l ", , G. Plein, M. T. sophomore Ws a,,i D. G. Wolf. JUNIORS" J C Be,'h R T Cvr W The best m-fluence bar in sectmn _ ,: , .: . . , : ,, "  - . ,. -llt(.llell../..i. J'etlt. tt, .%. c/lalner, conlpetttlon was awarded to Cadet R. R. Seimeider and E. J. ,luires. J. E. Shanahan, freshman, and Cad- SENIORS: G B Babo, F J Duteh K et W. F. MacDonald, sophomore. Awards of the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Stars The bronze star for maintaining the best military appearance cud bearing in the battalion was award- ed to Cadet G. W. Esser, junior, and Cadet P. H. Jacobs, senior The silver star for the highest average in scholastic work of each class of freshmen, sophomores, jun- iors and seniors-was awarded to Cadet R. F. Kartheiser, freshman, 93.6%; Cadet D. A. easter, sopho- more, 95.6%; Cadet L. J. Horan, junior, 98.5%; and Cadet E. J. Bies- emier, senior, 97%, The gold star, the star of high- est distinction at Marmion given to any cadet, is the star for main- taining the best influence in the entire cadet corps The gold star was awarded to Cadet Captain E. J. Blesemier, senior, and to Cadet Sergeant Major N. J. Mozydlo, jun- ior. Band Awards The bar for the greatest improve- sent in the band during the first semester was awarded to Cadet T. E. Kelleher, senior, and to Cadet F. J. Schele, junior. Th bar fdr the greatest pro- ficiency shown by two members of the band during the first semester was awarded to Cadet Captain E. W. Kucera and to Cadet 1st Lieut. A. P. Focht. Bronze, Silver, and Gold Bar Awards for Scholastic Achievement A total of 68 cadets received the bronze bar for earning at least 12 points in scholastic endeavor dur- ing the first semester, and are classified as "Proficient" cadets. Of this total, 18 are freshmen, 18 soph- omores, 22 junioi's, and 10 seniors. A total of 41 cadets received the silver bar for earning at least 18 points in scholastic endeavor dur- ing the first semester, and are classified as "Honor" cadets. Of this total. 11 are freshmen, 13 soph- omores, 7 juniors, and 10 seniors. J. Garlner, P. H. ,laeob% R. J. Kelley. ,I. W. Killigrew, .1. J. Marli,. W. P. Mettel, 1, R. Olah and .%. F. Ronn-II. Following is a roster of all cadets receiving awards as Distinguished Cadets: FRESHMEN: 3. A. Andreasky. D. J. Cyr. R. ,I Kartheiser, G. J. Olinger. R. L. Rump and J. E. Shanahan. SOPHOMORES: J. E. Flynn. A. C. Geib. .t.J. King, H. A. Klingler, W. F. MacDom ald, E. L. Mttel, E. F. Movny J. B. Naugh- on, D A. Oester, C. W. Petit, W. S Rois- ing. F. C. Saelens, R. I,. SibenaIler, C. F. WeiIer and D. P. Zimmer. JUNIORS: R. N. Cantre]l, H C. Curry. C. J. de'Leon, D. J. Driecn. G. W. Es,er, D. J. Frantzen. I. l. Horan, .I.C. Kunches, K. C. LaFteur G. P. Latchford. W. P. Piper, B. K. Weiler, R. %'. Wilon and R. P. 7=ttinger. SENIORS: I, E. Ambr. E..1. Biescmier A. J. -Mlebls and J..t. Slnrhsk. DEATHS Dr. Fitzpatrick eontinued, "'lhat it is just as possible to waste money on education, textbooks, teachers. equipment, buildings, as on any- thing else Snch expenditures may be an educational disservice as well as an educational service. How- ever, the important waste in educa- tion is not a waste of money, but as Dewey long ago pointed out. the ROCKFORD Mrs. Pauline Cichocki, 61, St. Stanislaus church. Feb. 24. Jasr Monti. 54, St. Anthony of Padua church, Feh. 21 Mrs. Alton Stanseth, 3'3. St. Jams" pro- oathedra]. Eb. 22. William Van Hassel, 53, St. Patrick's church. Feb. . AURORA Mrs. Mary Butscher, 55, Sacred Heart church, Feh. 19. Mrs. Julia Fogerty, R4, Holy Angels' church. Feb. ?1 Robert F. Haack, 74. St. Mary's church, Feb. ti). Walter C. Levi. 55, St. Mary'.= church, Feb 22. Mrs. Emma Mstya=, , St. Nicholas church, Feb 2]. Roy W. Sohiller;, lS, St. Mary'e church, Feb. 22 APPLE RIVER Mrs. Josephine Hayes, &5. St. Joseph's church. Feb. "-3. CRYSTAL LAKE James Wade, 3, St. Thomas church, Feb. 22. DIXON Miss Margaret Lengan, ST, St. Anne's 2hutch,. Feb. ?2. James Penrose, 59, St. Patrick's church. Feb. 19. Mrs. Rose Vaile, St. Patrick's church, Feb. . good." a view. he added, which is generally American. Money for Education Dr. Fitzpatrick also said that he- cause of the false premise that edu- cation is good the American people cling to "'another mistaken notion that all money spent on education (public or private) is well spent." "The fact is that education, if it may be. a good, may also be an evil," he declared. "It may be a disservice to individuals as well as a service We must realize, here in New York particularly, in your waste of human life. A philosophy of education must i)e at the basis of educational expenditure." American System Analyzing the inadequacies of modern education, Dr. Fitzpatrick said "'on whim, on a pseudo science of tests on an animal and behavior- istic psychology, on a changing so- cial order, on a political compro- mise of conflicting sects, on ma- terialism and secularism, on neglect of our cultural tradition we have atteutpted to build a system of edu- cation." Dr. Fitzpatrick criticized much of modern educational technique for laying too much emphasis on the accumulation of mere information and not enough stress on the train. ing of the thinking faculties add the will and the inculcation of wisdom as the highest knowledge. Madonna high School Catholic Art Assn. To Meet In October Chicago. -- Announcement that Mount Mary college, Milwaukee. F:, represented St. Francis college, Brooklyn. A quartet front the diocesan choristers, of which the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Lawrence Bracken is direct- or. sang the Mass. The deceased was active in par- ish and diocesan societies, espec- ially in the founding and extension of the Ladies' Catholic Benevolent association in Brooklyn. She was also a member of the III Order of St. Francis A church crowded with sorrowing friends and neighbors mourned the loss of a faithfnl friend, an ideal mother and a sin- cere and exentplary Catholic. Be- cause of Mrs. %Veitekamp's out- sauding Catholicity the Rev. John Mahon. by special permission, spoke a fw words of eulogy. He stressed the honor the Church bestows on Motherhood, especially in the litur- gical prayers for the mother and [father of a priest. He spoke of the i love and sacrifice that made possi- ble the careers of the three priest- ly sons, the daughter_a nun and o[ the other members of this truly CathoIic fantily. Lutherans Continue Fight On Naziism Vashington.--The hishops of the Church of Norway (Lutheran) are not being shaken in their fight against Nazism and have issued a second statement condemning "the director of the Eucharistic Cru- sade, points out that the sam9 sort of men who put Christ to death "after His life of kindness and sac- rifice on earth are today trying to drive Him out of the world, kill faith in Him. overthrow His law ad lead to eternal ruin the men He, came to save." Father Lord urges Catholic men and women (and girls) to become knights and handmaids--and boys, pages--of the Blessed Sacrament. His appeal is to priests and relig- mus as well as lay folk. There is no financial obligation. Nation- al headquarters are at 3742 West Pine boulevard, St. Louis, Me. BROCHURE ON CHARITIES New York.--A twenty-page bro- chure. "1941 Facts About Catholic Charities," has been prepared for the information of the press and radio by the New York archdiocese in connection with the 194'1 appeal for Catholic Charities. Ligb/olier ] LIGHTING FIXTURES AL MAY ELECTRIC Electrical Contractor Phone 4282 61 Fox St. "Wire May That AI May "Wire'" News Notes Aurora. -- Thirteen members of the senior shorthand (:lass suc- cessfully passed their 140-wm'd test last week Ruth Knara scored highest with 99qj,% in the five- minute speed dictation, which won her and twelve other students a gold pin from A. A. Bowle o[ the Gregg Writer, New York. Runner-uppers. noue of whom s 6". had les. than 95,c. are Florence Sisco. Agnes Linden. Therese I Brummel. Delores Ruddy, Ruth] Faber. Margaret Scarpino, Mary-] anne Steichen, Sylvia Kuk, Johan- na van der Meer Rose Marie Wirth, Betty Jane Christoffel and Dorothy Kokart. A committee of three officials witnessed the test: Sister .M Eliza- beth, principal of Madonna; J. F. Macatee, representative of the L. C. Smith company, and Sister M. Therese, who dictated the five-min- ute test. Having successfully passed this test. students are now striving for their 160-word awards. To Sponsor St. Patrick's Day Party Aurora.--Members of St. Mary's Altar and Rosary society will span- sol" a St. Patrick's day card party. dance and apron sale Monday. March 17. during both afternoon and evening. There will be a dessert hmcheon and apron sale beginning at 1:30 p. m.. and cards at  p.m. Dancing will begin at 9 o'clock with Bah Hesselbaum's Stardusters provid- ing the music. Members of the committees in- clnde : General chairman, Mrs. A. A. Rieser; tickets, Mrs. Roy Hallan; prizes, Mrs. Jo.eph Piron; aprons, iMrs. Lyle Brown; refreshments. 15h's. Tim Buckley, assisted by Miss Anna Hahn, Mrs. William Greten- cert. Mrs. Raymond McGrady, Mrs. i Alvin Beal, Mrs. Nellie Monahan. Miss Catherine Munharan. Mrs. Raymond Rieher. Mrs. Fred Shoger, Mrs. Margaret Hankes, Mrs. Char- lcs T. Miller, Mrs. Fred }tarker. Mrs. Palmer Valentine. Mrs. W. J. Wolf. Mrs. J M. Strotz. Sub com- mittee: Mrs. H. C. Reed, Mrs. James O'Neil. Mrs. John Heitkot- ter, Mrs. O. J. Oester. Mrs. Arthur Oester, Mrs. N. J. Bauman, Mrs. A. M. Renuell. Mrs. J. Harkness. Mrs. Joseph Schwerer, Mrs. William Smith. Mrs. Joseph Eckert, Mrs. C Abel, Jr., Mrs. Ben Stolp. Dance committee: Mr. and Mrs. John H. Nilles, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rud- dy, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Reed. Mr. and Mrs. John Markus. Jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Messmer. Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Morrill. Name Officers will be the headquarters of the fifth national conference of the Catholic Art association, to be held in October. was made at a meet- ing at Mundelein college of the newly-elected executive officers. Titose present were the Ray. An- high-handed attempts to nazify the Church of Norway," it is stated in a press release issued here by the Roy a 1 Norwegian government's press representative in the United States In a previous letter the Lthheran P. F. SCHUSTER L Plumbing -- Heatin00 320 Rural Street | Telephone 23449 Aurora,,,, nl il gelo Zankl, O.S.B., of St. Joseph, .Minn., president; Sisters Helen O.P., of Siena Heights. Adrians Mich, secretary, and Sister Mar Janet, BA'.M., of Mundelein col- lege. treasurer. Exhibit opportunities at the con- vention and the general program will be made known in the spring. WEDDINGS ROCKFORD Miss Louise GEorgE and Fred Pro by the V+-ry Roy. Father D,minie, O.M.C.. of St. Anti!ony ,,f Padua (hurrh. }',,b. '-"2. Miss Mary J. McFadden a.i Raymond Wolfe by t}lq Rr. R. Mcr. Win I;. Mr- Milian of St. I' ehureh, Feb. 22. AURORA Miss Virginia Rose Bertrand an:l Harold A. Heitz by l}w R,'. l.,,u]l 3[. 1,in,l-u ,f Our I,mh" of" Gnnd ('mlnseJ chrn'eh. Feb. 22. Miss Rose De King an,] Albert J. Wagner hv lh, n,,v. .T,)<+,pi .I. % eitekanlp O[ St. .1;,,pi's (,bijreh. Fob. 22. Miss Ella Margaret Du Mont and Herman S. Wendt hy th,, Bv. .1.sph Rzeszotkn -f r. Porr' ,'hutch. F,,h. 22. Miss Helen Frank and.John A. Orsl by ,he Rev. fha, .%. HonkeI of ct. Theree churr'h, Fh. 15. Miss Pauline Kremer ad Robert Haas by tile Ray. B. Gr.,ifenherg. M.S.C., at St. Tbrose church. Feb. :]2. Miss Catherine Thill anJ John L. Balinl h3 h L',.v. Chas .% }lenkel of St. Therc-e' chnreh, Feb. 22 Miss Emily Voida and Paul Ritli. Jr,. i)) the R.x. H, nry Sr'hn)[tz at S, Threse (.hnr,h. F'rh. 22 Miss Beatrice Walt and Ray Connor by th- R,. Henry Schrber of St. Nicholas cF:ur(:h. Feb. 22. BELVIDERE Miss Mildred Dykeman and Ward Sturges hv the RPv. D. P. Drennan of St. James' cimrch. Feb. 22. CHICAGO Miss Marguerite Ann Feltsch and Floyd M. Sehenk by the Rt. Rev. Y. .% Rempe of St. ('lmenl's eh'drch, Feb. $. Mtse Rose Mary Lauff and Dr. M. A. Butler, by the Rs. F. G. Dinnecn, S.J., of St. ig- natius church, Feb. 22. Miss Eunice L, McMahon and Francis J. Jerry by the Rev. JohI* Ha}es of St. Jerome's chur(.b, Fob. 22. Miss Genevieve Sharpe and Frank Gross by the Re.. R. F. Be]lerie of St. Catherine of Genoa church. Feb. 22. DE KAL8 Miss Joyce Renan and Gilbert Frey by the Re.;-. Charles Quinn o! St. Mary's church, Feb. 8. ELIABETH Miss Rose Mary Hill a.nd Francis Hel!stern by the Ray. B. C. Jaeger of St. Mary's church, Feb. 22. FREEPORT Miss Dorothy Eberle and Wilson Hartlieb :by th R,v N. J. Berg n fSr. Joseph's church, Feb. 22. GALENA Miss Jean Bahr an:] Vincent TEmpe by !e Rv. R .%. Homer of St. Mary's church, Feb. 2fl GENEVA Miss Gertrude Foes and Dr. Henry C Schmidt i)v the R-. F. S. Porccila (,f St. Peter's chtlrch Feb. 72. HAMPSHIRE Miss Geraldine Kestelyn and Clarence Herr- mann by the Rev H. .%. 5Iri}il!er of St, Charles Borromeo chnrch, Feh. 15. McHENRY i)ishops charged the invaders of their country with several acts of r oppression, among them aholition of the ministers' oa[i of silence. In reply, Ragnar Skancke, actingi head of the Department of Church[]] and Education set up in Norway[]] following 1he invasion warned the[1 church against "any acts which may increase the unrest of our pen- ple," and added: "Thoughtless ac-I lion now may result in serious con- St. Joseph Mercy Hospital AURORA, ILLINOIS An accredited school of nure- Ing conducted by the Ststers of Mercy. Four yeare High School required. f sequences for the church." ]na second letter, the bishops again take up the question of the suspension of the oath of silence and assert that the oath may now be violated "whenever the highest police authorities so decide" and that ntinisters will be threatened whh intprisonment if they do not break their oath, the press release says. EYES EXAMINED GLASSES FITTED DR. O. 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