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Home Sweet Home O Now that Lent is here, I'velboiled, planked, fried, sauteed, taken a deep breath, girded myI stuffed, marinated---or cooked in splmmal loins, ann opened the l archmen cookbook at "fish." (Later will[p L papez', zou can al~o come vegetable casseroles ma-]eat it raw, i.e pickled raw her- caroni and meatless dishes.) [ring, or Lutefisk, which is some Eating fish, for this family, is kind of finny critter soaked in real penance. As a matter of fact, one of our favorite cuss- words is "Oh fish." The men in the family, all devoted fisher- men, enjoy the sport--period. Cat Food After I fry that opening-day panful, they bring home their trophies and say: "Perhaps the cat will like these?" When her capacity, and that of our fish- liking neighb'brs is exhausted, the residue winds up under the spirea as fertilizer. Even looking at fish receipes lye. ] Boy's Recipe I p ersonally, I like the recipe a small boy once gave me. He had l just hauled a big carp from the] golf course slough, and I praised the size of his catch and said I'd read somewhere that the Chi- nose considered carp a real delicacy. He looked at me sober- ly, and he said: "I know. You scale it, gut it, stuff it, put it on a wooden plank, and bake it. Then you throw away the fish and eat the plank." is penance--for me. For "fish, However--this Lent I am not boiled," you take a fish weigh- going to grit my teeth when I ing two or more pounds, tie it open up that tunafish. I am go- ~n a cloth, and drop it into a k, et- ing to offer it as a. small prayer, le oI water m wnma you ve because I have a hunch that, p}ace vinegar, shced ont, on, used properly, the labels from cnoppect cemry, and salt. Do] all those cans of tuna may be not permit the water to boil,"lredeemable at the pearly gates. the book says, "as that robs the I hope. fish of its delicate flavor." Delicate flavor? Some other folks must also re- gard fish with distaste. Proof is in our idiom: Cros~ people are crabs, the close-mouthed are clams, the undersized are shrimps, the oversized whales, the usurious, sharks, and people in crowded quarters are sar- dines, Fish Sign I know--once upon a time men and women scratched fish out- lines in the dust with their bare toes, or with sticks, to indicate their Christianity. St. Peter was a fisherman by trade. The Lord fed the multitudes with miracu- lously multiplied "loaves and fishes." (I've always wished He'd performed that miracle with fried chicken or r o a s t beef.) Further perusal of Mrs. Ram- bauer's Joy of Cooking reveals that fish may be baked, broiled, Mrs. E. G. Sliney Attends Annual Board Meeting WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mrs. Edward G. Sliney of Elgin, is in Washington this week attending the annual board of directors meeting of the National Council of Catholic Women. The meeting, scheduled March 6 through March 10, has been called at the request of Mrs. Ar- thur L. Zepf, NCCW president.] Sessions are being held at the] Washington Retreat house and" at I the National Catholic Welfare Conference builcling. 'Mrs. Sliney, who represents the province of Chicago, was elected to the post of national director during the NCCW con-i vention last November. PAGE 8 THE OBSERVER FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1961 i RECEIVE CAPS AT ST. ANTHONY HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING--Among the freshmen who have completed six months of training are: first row (1 to r) Shirley Lynch, Annette Mon- tpas, Georgia Pixley, Anne Lingis, Margaret Foley, Lois Wiemuth and Nancy Christlett; second row (1 to r) Cynthia Kline, Mary Krause, Jo Ann Clifford, Mary Kempert, Andrea Eichelkraut, Karen Graham, Leta Edwards and Carolyn Williams. COMPLETE FIRST STEP--Forty five freshmen received caps Feb. 26 at St. Anthony hospital chapel. Above are: first row (1 to r) Mary Clark, Charlene Cox, Judith Prentice, Mary Carr, Linda Lux, Fleurette Gallina and Donna Hogan: second row (1 to r) Nellie Scott, Marianne Lang, Mary Thompson, Martha Lux, Sharon Arne, Jo Ann McLennan, Jean Griewski and San- dra Herrmann. I il Fune oi Home If I 14 tl W g I I III- I/FINISH FIRST PART OF TRAINING--Completing the group who received their caps at St. I B l V,L nu m I I A w,L,=ln I! Anthony are: first row (1 to r) Jo Anne Kroehnke, Donna Rotolo, Patricia Mackin, Angela Vii- i == -- :~o m m m i l #-tITIIQPUEGHFmCe I[ larrial, Marelene Whalen, Dixie Debo and Julia Seidel: back row (1 to r) Carol Link, Kathleen I FOR II. MRS. EL.ZABET. JONES II Healea, Janice Brown, Barbara Witt, Patricia Shirling, Frances Martin, Helen Markinsonand I Heatln I,LEO A. MILE$ I] Kathleen Beanziger. (All photos Post Publishers) I Ill PATR,CK JONES If E,ec,r,c Contract DIXON I II DIXON IIPotluck Sunner Fashion Show I s.A.'PETE" HOWELL III PHONE 3-1211 II rr ltyU+ o, I AT4.9201 orAT2.9301 Ill I[ DEKALB -- Members of the A+ i /l ." ~1 I[Altar and Rosary society of St. Z~ lrlI1VII4I~I)~O~W~AJ, ~'lL t 3L. 2VJ[UItLC(& Mary parish entertained their zmz~StblY~gOtt|~ CARPENTERSVILLE St . . . As Seen On TV's "'JACK PAAR SHOW" 1ST & GALENA DIXON, ILL. husbands and guests at a potluck supper the last day of February in St. Mary school. Guests in- cluded the Rev. Vincent Cottam, pastor of St. Mary, and his as- sistant, the Rev. Edwin Millen. The Rev. Clement Petit, dio- cesan director of the Rural Life conference and pastor of St. Charles Borremeo parish, spoke on the problem~ of rural life, Change Name I~ROPHETSTOWN -- The Al- tar and Rosary society of St. Catherine parish voted to change :its name to St. Catherine Wom- en's society at a recent meeting following Lenten services. "Insurance Exclusively" @ DIXON NATIONAL BANK BUILDING AND PHONES OFC. AT 2-8174 RES. AT 4-7071 TFeast of SPRING GROVE -- Mr. and Mrs. Math Nimsgern observed their 45th wedding anniversary at a Mass celebrated by the Rev. Edward Lehman Feb. 23 in St. Peter church. The follow- ing Sunday the jubilee couple was honored at an open house in the parish hall. Mary Pittges and Math Nims- gern were married Feb. 23, 1916, in St. Benedict church, Chicago, and they have resided in Spring Grove since 1916. They have four children': Arthur and Mrs. Bernice Lent of Spring Grove; Lawrence of McHenry; and Mrs. Luaille J o r d a n, Sharon, Wis. ; and 15 grandchil- dren. Mr: Nimsgren has been maintenance man at St. Peter parishfor approximately 20 years . Monica parish will Sporfsor its fourth annual spring hat and fashion show Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m. in the new parish hall. Lorraine Ann will show fashions, hats and accessories, and furs will be shown by Yaffe. Mrs. Julie Soss is ticket chairman. Plan Beef Dinner OREGON'Mothers Guild of St. Mary school, is spOnsoring a St. Patrick day roast beef din- ner Sunday, March 12, with serving from 12 to 5 p.m. The dinner will be held at the school one mile west of Oregon. Mrs. Henry Leuzinger of Mt. Morris', president of Mothers' Guild, is general chairman of the event. gestions : That all families living in rur- al areas participate in the pray- ers, antiphons, hymns and re- flections found in the novena in his honor in the rural life prayer- book; That samples of seeds and soil be taken to church on the feast of St. Isidore to be blessed; That those who are able make an effort to attend an extra Mass on the 22rid to pray for a solution to the farm problem. Mrs. Hermes also noted that for those who belong to the Com- pany of St. isidore, a plenary in- dulgence may be gained on his feast. Plans Decor for Benefit at Clarke DUBUQUE, Ia. Miss Kay The ' :On Dean's List ! MADISON, Wis -- Jean Mur- 3HI ~ !ray, daughter Of Mr and Mrs. i Harold Murray, Rockford, is :one of 28 freshmen at Edgwood TT, 'college to have made the Dean's list. Miss Murray, a graduate Downtown Dixon :of St. Clara academy, Sinsin- awa, Wis is majoring in Eng- Illinois Finest lish. Motor Hotel TV In All Guest Rooms Children ~FRE Harle, daughter of Mr: and Mrs. ] Frank Harle of Galena and a: senior at Clarke college, plan-i ned the decor and travel theme for a benefit the Clarke students gave for the National Federa- tion of Catholic College Students March 10, in the Clarke andS- PLUMBING AND 1037 THIRD ST. INC. HEATING CONTITACTORS DIXON, ILL. CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS! 4 FLOOI OF FURNITURE, BEDDING /' AND CARPET BARGAINS FURNITURE and FLOOR COVERINGS 84-86 GALENA DIXON PHONE AT 4-0441 torium. Three girls also presented their senior Art exhibit, an- nouncing it as Designs, Draw- ings, and Dresses by Kay Harle, Joan Lingen of Evergreen Park and Dorice Schiller of Elmhurst. Interested in writing as well as ~ art, Miss Harle has been selected by Mademoiselle maga- zine, New York, as correspon- dent for the Clarke campus. A graduate of Galena high schc~l, she commutes to Dubu- que dally. She has done her ma- jor work with Sister Mary James Ann, B.V.M Sister Mary Dominicus, B.V.M Mrs. Ger- ald Eberhardt, Edmund Dem- ers, and Hector Garcia, all of the Clarke art faculty. +Schedule DCCW Operation Slides FREEPORT--Miss Irene Doll of Lena, president of the F~e- port deanery of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, an- I nounces that "Operation ~lides" will be shown Tuesday night, March 14, at a meeting of St. Ann Altar and Rosary society of St. Joseph parish, Lena. Miss Gabriala Knipschield, DCCW director, and Miss Doll will be in charge of the program. The slicles were shown March 6 at a joint meting of the AI- tar and Rosary society of St. Mary parish, East Dubuque, and St. Anne's society of Na- tivity of the Blessed Virgin par- ish, i~Ienominee. 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Committee Chairmen Chairmen of the various cam- mitre'as named are: Mrs. Mary McCormick, general chairman; Mrs. Zula Gordon, decorations; Mrs. Mildred Bradley, secre- tary; Mrs. Dru Norris, program; Mrs. Esther Starck, seating; Mrs. Anna Carrino, registration; Mrs. Elvira Cesarek, reserva- dates, "The Josephine Weigl class" will also be initiated. All Courts Invited Invitations are being sent to all Forester courts of the Rock- ford diocese as well as the cler- gy. The diocesan association is composed of all Forester courts in the Rockford diocese with the following officers: Mrs. Mary McCormick, Sterling, president; Mrs. Laura Ingrassia, Rockford, vice president; Mrs. Mildred Bradley, Sterling, secretary, and Mrs. Emily Besch, Aurora, treasurer. a.m followed by Mass in St. P.schal Party Mary's church, celebrated by] d the Most Rev. Loras T. Lane. [ LOVES PARK -- Members of A roast beef dinner will be[the Blessed Sacrament sodality served in St. Mary auditorium[of St. Bridget parish are plan- followed by election and installa-[ning their annual Paschal card tion of next year's officers. A party Wednesday, April 5, at 8 class of new Forester candi- p.m. in the school hall. Hi Folks, I'm Back In Rock[ord at (Temporary Location at) 3737 E STATE ST. I Come Out To Our Showing Of 1961 SHOWROOM FRESH CARS All Makes Plus 150 Fine 1960-59-58 And Older Handpicked Used Cars TOM'S AUTO SALES Tel.: EX. 9-0269 PLYMOUTH -- VALIANT -- CHRYSLER DODGE--IMPERIAL- DODGE TRUCKS --.SIMCA Our Reputation Is Your Guarantee St. Patrick Party ,t+, SPRING GROVE--The Chris- tian Mothers sodality of St. V+ Peter parish is planning a St. Patrick day party in the parish hall Tuesday, March 14. Lunch- eon will be served at noon and games will be played during the afternoon. There will be table prizes and door prizes. 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