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Home Sweet Home i1|1 By Nellie Hughes With Easter just a week away, the conversation among women of my acquaintance has been divided into two channels--the dietary rigors of Lent, and how to stretch the budget to get that traditional Easter outfit I sat down with our budget last night. I sat down in a coaxing, placating, hopeful mood. But the budget refused to be wooed. None of the bills from doctors, dentists, department stores, mortgage companies bank loan departments, school tuition plans, gas companies, or utilities people contained such notations as : "30-day grace period extended to all customers buying Easter outfits." Apparently auditors, being the cold fish they must be in order to enjoy figuring carrying charg- es for improvident people like me, have no room in their dol- lars-and-cents souls for things like Easter outfits. Almighty Inconsistent When you stop to think about it, the whole business is al- mighty inconsistent. The same department store that sends out the "please-re- mit" notice, also bedecks its windows with wonderfully excit- ing new spring fashions, repro- duces same in the newspapers, and sends out direct mail pieces besides If they took that "deli- ver us not into temptation" bit seriously, they'd place conspicu- ously in their windows, and in their advertising, something like: If "you have not paid last month's bill, please disregard merchandise displayed (or ad- vertised) here. Beauty is only skin deep. you get the bill? You can't take these with you, either. Your husband didn't marry your wardrobe. He married you. Trouble is, logic like this has no feminine appeal Long ago, somebody discovered the thera- peutic value of a new bonnet, and the ranks of our sex became filled with hypochondriacs. That same wiseacre probably discov- ered the importance of labels to the female heart. Along with Gertrue Stein, I know a hat is a hat is a hat-- $2.95 Varieties But, somehow, the $2.95 va- rieties don't have that certain something which make a Plain Jane feel like the Duchess of Windsor. French Room models do. Down where I live, I know: the Lord will love me just as much if I receive Him on Easter Sunday wearing last year's hal i Trouble is, I won't love me as much. And that's a fact! Receives Grant WASHINGTON -- (NC) -- A $10,000 grant has been made to the National Council of Cathohc Women by the Allstate Founda- .ion. Mrs. Arthur L. Zepf, NCCW ,resident, said the grant wilt be used to promote' traffic safety through the NCCW Leadership Training Institutes, which have been designed for council offi- cers and committee chairmen PAGE 6 THE OBSERVER FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1961 ST. BRIDGET BENEFIT--Parishioners of St. Bridget, Loves and Mrs, Robert Weyrauch; standing (I to r) Mrs. James Card AURORA--Members of Marmion Mother's club wi]J oresent their annual spring card party and fashion show Tuesday, April 25, and Wednesday. April 26, at 7:45 p.m in the gymnasium on the Butterfield campus. T h e style show will openl with a review of fashions of[Mrs Arthur Noonan and Mrs, ' Jack Connors" decorations, yesteryear before the display of " ,~' . l.]Mrs waJ~er trau~en and Mrs, new styms oegms. Gmtnes Wll[~. : " ~LJavlo naeger; and taros, ~wrs, be from shops in Geneva --Albert Renaud Village Vogue, Teen Shop,] Marian Michael and Junior[ Mtsston Bound Gentlemen Mrs A1 Walan and Mrs. Robert Jungels are co- chairmen of the benefit. TOLEDO, Ohio--(NC)-- Four Other chairmen are: speciallnuns from among 108 volunteers awards, Mrs. Mathew Weiricb;have been selected to establish and Mrs, Ralph Schelling; spa-the first foreign mission station cial project, Mrs. C a r i Zilly of the Toledo province, Sisters and Mrs. Francis Dietiker; ta- bles an d chairs, Mrs. Louis Graffagna and Mrs. Frank Ei- ter; bakery, Mrs. Wilbert Petit a n d Mrs. Leo Doyle; candy, Mrs. Eldred Mueller and Mrs, Ralph May; publicity, Mrs. Edmund Gorman; refresh- ments, Mrs. Paul Egan an d M r s. Ward Gosselin; tickets, Mrs. James Graham and Mrs. Genevieve Mills; style show, Mrs. Chriss Solfisburg and Mrs. Edwin McEnroe; table prizes, Mrs. Lee Seraphin and Mrs. Clark Arter; home parties, Plan Breakfast ROCKFORD -- St. Anne Altar and Rosary society of St. Peter i parish will have its annual moth- er-daughter breakfast Sunday, of Notre Dame, Going, in July to the Vicariate of Mount Ha- gen, New Guinea, will be Sisters M. Magdelida, M. Claver, M. Alexia and M. Marisa. For Travelers MUNICH, Germany--(NC)--A joint Catholic-Lutheran mission at Munich's central railway sta- tion has given help to more than two m i 1 1 i o n travelers since World War II, it was reported at the inauguration of n e w rooms for the mission. Mission Aid BASEL, Switzerland --(NC)-- The 20,000 members of the Swiss Catholic Workers' movement have contributed $187,000 to the on the diocesan, deanery and Park, will have their annual Paschal card party in the school Dunn, Mrs. Harry Shukis, Mrs. Robert Schweiger, Dr. Donald April 23, following the 8:30 a.m. missions in the past five years, parish levels, hall April 5 at 8 p.m. Committee members pictured above Finley and Mrs. Lester Pherigo. Mass. St. Anne members will Iincluding $70,000 for a social cen- are: seated (1 to r) Mrs; Gordon Wolfley, Mrs. Donald Finley have their regular Communion lter in Dar-es-Salaam, Tangan- 1--St. Is Th ~, March 26 at 8:30 a.m. yika, it was reperted here at its Meet Wednesday Mass. annual convention ROCKFORD--St. d~atrick A1- ~9 Thrift is an All-Americnn virtue, tar and Rosary society will meet 1 Think: Can you really afford Wednesday March 29, following this? evening Lenten devotions. Mrs. "~ * " " " Broke? Don't fret It'll be out Lena Lizar of Lee's Beauty Sa- rresen t nv of style next year anyhow, lon wil give a demonstration on ] ~] Willthis lookas fetching when spring hair styling. . [ DiXON--Rehearsals are now in their final stages as St. AURORA--"Tulip Time" is the theme for the annual card rJ~fJ~~ [Patrick's players prepare to present "The Upper Room," a party fashion show sponsored by the Arch Confraternity of ~IkJ~a~r~kJ [passion play written by Msgr Robert Hugh Benson. The play Mary of St. Joseph parish The party this year will be held wtll' be r ' v ~,/ ' p esented on Palm Sunday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Tuesday afternoon and e ening, April 18, and Wednesday eve- [ ill/st. Mary auditorium. A matinee for children will be presented ning, April 19. III ! ~ ~ ~r f IlllSaturday, March 25, at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. Frank Blatt and Mrs.[~ ,mv v a ~ The play is being presented l [[1 ~ In V v .e [11/ l~ Roger Brolley are co-chairmen dren's party; M;s, Leo Assell IJl ~Bz~. ,'~ III/U;c~erAlt?:r :USdP'~:sa r~" ~:oci~-Iin St, Patrick hall, Maytown, of the event. Spring clothingland Mrs. Leo Braun, registra- .r ~ Monday March 27 The Rev from S S Sencenbau~,h and Co tmn Mrs Herman Assail and III . Ill/The Ray Wi iam oterson:l : t : t as r 1 t Charles Sherman Is pastor at will e shown and ther will Mrs Ervm H e 1 m a n door, I}1 AIE'-r-~lOU {:an now ouT lrJtarttt a ~, III/assistan p tar, is di ect'ng ,hel " b ",e ' i " ' , Ms.own [1[~ g P r . S ~ * ~ HI[play, and all cast members are] also be a promenade of boothslprizes: Mrs.Wiliam Bohr and [[]IB,~ ~tL ~Qfrl~ frozen r'lzzQ ~ [[][parishioners of St. Patrick. ]~ ' sponsored b~, ConfraternitylMrs. GeorgeBohr, tables and Mrs Ernest Micbeis, Mrs r members L . . ! IIIIX t" I fill .I p mg Gardens ~. Ichmrs: Mrs. Lores Ch,vam and! III at rour nelehborhood erocer I III/J nn E. Wolfe, Mrs. EarlI I Committee chairmen are:t~ro Isa,~--~ ~"; 1 k.J Horn Mr '* Ill| " IIIL ey, s. Helen Green and[/s 1"arty Theme Mrs. Warren Geihm and Mrs.[ [ III8 ~ IIl/' u.a.urence. B oos, presidentI d Louis Mauls, tickets and chance[~an r~rrefy n0mer anal lU / Ill/at the Altar and ttosary society AURORA'"Spring Gardens" cards" Mrs Herman Hopp and ~v)rs. herman ummens,ecora-I Ill wo ,-, IIItare in charge of making cos-[is the theme of the Blessed Vir- Mrs. 'A1 Hettinger. baker y[tions. [ 111 kl ~ ,t~ |ml~,! lk! ~ FI~ [[litumes. ~ gin sodality of St Therese booth Mrs Nicholas Hennen III MgKIA'~ I I ALIGN ~AI"t" III1 Sister M. i'homacello andlchurch have chosen for their and Mrs. Joseph Fenske, candylD~f'~rl~D~ I or III C.nnln~S~m ~ Cornln St. R~tkford, II!. Ill/sister Mary Conan are inlcard party to be held Thursday, booth; Mrs. Joseph Heimsathlll~%.lll~llV * el " ~ -~-, - ,-', --- qllcharge +f scenery and supervi-[April 27 at Madonna high and Mrs Francis Adams Stopl~ ~lsion of costumes. The play, es-lschool. 1VIrs. ,James Glover, so-iand Shop; Mrs, Michael 3 han-tll . . ul!l J DgD /~KIA1171~1~ gD~/l~ Ilpecially appropriate at the be-[dality president, has appointed[he s sen and Mrs. Elizabethjm I;a.~r)o.rtn, i Ill]l I ~ rl~l~a~l~l~LtL':l~ dll~nVt~l~ I/ginning of Holy Week, is a/Mrs.' Henry N. Steil and Mrs. LKelly, hooligan and white ele-llll YY II[!l ] ~ . []benefit for St. Mary school, l John Gurbal co-chairmen of the phant: Mrs. Reinhold Bertelsl[[[ p, ,c L, IIIJ ondltmned I.ecatian, Chapel ~dhLatr;:~ ~ S:T::. IIROCKFORD . . . FUNERAL IIII ll ,l FOOD l Ill );7 Y? !: Ull g "~:'~4S Yea~ I ""*' II Nv SHOP Ii IIii 7*07LMaWr ch2::::2 Ull I GERALD FUNERAl, HOME III For Easter 11 It111 IIII I Fr .k U*en H. III III IIIII lllIl $600 N. Recktoa Ave. ~, Rackferd . t qJ 'BleeksNa~thafHalstedRd. -- WAS-4.1[II andSPRING WEAR I,I II II I F,t Them Correctly ,n the Best. I[I II I1,0,:: ' " Rockford Fo.r eneratio.s II I II -complete lineof I1 '1 II "" ues gnea tar Crlve I'munion and Christening I II II INFANTS TO PRE-TEEN$ s |i ~i:;:2~ ~ ~: ',5"50 Rockford Plazu EX 9-1714 i ][ ] ~/I BOLENDER'S I/I No Other Shoes Like Them From $4.95 to $8.95 Styles for Girls and Boys Infants--Toddlers to Teens Don't Settle for any other shoes! Choose Child-lLifes with exclusive features that protecL guide ond insure strong, healthy feet! Styles ore smart. The orthopedic features built-in concealed. Fit them now in Child-kifes! 3 Qualified Shoe Men Fitters Open Evenings Till 9 / 112 W. STATE ST. BOEffLAND'S Main Elm Wyman Sts. Rockford Annual Sale of Cotton Poplin Raincoats Special Crisp cotton poplin in sol- id colors of: Ioden green or beige. Ploid or florol t a f f e t o print liningsl Misses sizes 10-18. Owens Sportswear--Mezzanine ROCKFORD Dial WO 3-5409 Storage Co Inc. 330 S. Wyman Rockford, III. ABOUT DIAMONDS By Harold Trox~ (St. Bernadette Parish) How Much Does A Diamond Cost . . This is like ask-' ing the price for a horse. The dif- ference between :a nag or a fine thoroughbred. It I is the same with : diamonds, not all diamonds are a- like, it takes an expert with a trained eye to see the differs- ence, One might weigh more than the other: or have better color; one might be flawed, the other flawless. The brilliance will depend on its being perfect- ly cut, while fhe other less brilo liant because poorly cut. All of these affect the price of the diamond. Each has an in- dividual effect on the value of the stone. When buying, buy your diamond from a diamond specialist. Harold H. Troxel 11S N. CHURCH ST~ 330 West State Rockford, I11. I 114 S. Main Rockford 113 S, Wyman WE'RE OPEN FRI. and MON. NIGHTS UNTIL 9 i i i i i ii Spring on Saturday, March 25th, 9 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Everything for easy gardening Representatives here from leading Garden & Supply Houses, See new selection of 45 Varieties of ROSES. Many var- ieties df Flowering Shrubs. Free Prizes during our open house Come in and register no purchase neces- sary. You do not have to be present to win. Be our guests for coffee ond cookies all day. Show Specials S pc. Chrome , Plated Garden Hand Tools $3,98 Evergreens. 69c ea. Lawn and Garden Consultants 2328 CHARLES ST. ROCKFORD WO 5-7624