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Sunday, April 15, 1945 S. Sgt. J. D. McCabe Missing Since Feb. 23 Harvard--S/Sgt. John D. Mc- Cabe, son of Mr. and Mrs. John McCabe of Harvard; has been miss- ing in action in Germany since Feb. 23. Sgt. McCabe, a graduate of St. Joseph's parochial school, attended St. Joseph's College at College- ville, Ind., for two years before en- listing in the army. Since August, 1944, he has been serving with the First Army--194th timberwolf di- vision under Maj. Gen. Terry Allen. John has a brothec-in-law, Sgt. V. J. Davis who is a member of the army air corps stationed in Belgium. Hartland Parish Social April 22nd Hartland--Members of St. Pat- rick's, Hartland, Ill., will sponsor a social activities party Sunday afternoon, April 22, beginning at 2 o'clock. The committee in charge of the affair has arranged for an enjoyable afternoon for all in at- tendance and extend an invitation to all parishioners and friends to be present at the party. Hartland REFRESHMENTS COONEY'S SANDWICHES COLD DRINKS Virgil Implements A. J. ZIMMER FARM MACHINERY CASE TRACTORS TEL I1t28 VIRGIL, ILLINOIS ii McCORNACK OIL CO. OIstr ibutorl TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Stati'll LoeotqKl At GENEVA BATAVIA 1 CHARLES $00 We; Main Ill East MaM St. Charles Coal, Ice W H Porker & Son ST. CHARLES COAL & ICE CO. Not. inc. Phone St. Cha,les 57 Yard Office: I lth Avenue and Great Western TrcL'ka COAL, ICE and WOOD Wel0ht *. Quality Service Plumbin R. L WAGNER Silent Automatic Oil Surnerl IRON FIREMAN STOKERS Office 549 -- Phones -- Res 152 112 E. Main Street M. A. JOSHEL & BROS. INC. Established 1894 Coal, Feed & Grain Lumber & Building Material Yards and Elevators: Geneva ,Jnd St. Charles, Illinois Phones: ,&. Charles 444 & 445 Geneva: 738 rilE OBSERVER Official Bishop's Appointments Tuesday, April 10--Rockford, St. Thomas High School, Clergy Conference, 11 a. m. Wednesday, April l:L--Rockford, St. Thomas High School, Patror,'s (, ub, 7:45 p. m. Thursday, April 12--Elgin, St. Lawrence's Church, Con- firmation, 7:30 p. m. Saturday, April 14--Rockford, Corpus Christi Monas- tery, ('atholic Women's League Day of Recollection, 8:15 a. m. Sunday, April 15---Rockford, SS. Peter and Paul's Church, Catholic Men's Club and Knights of Columbus, Mass and ];reakfast, 9 a. m. Wednesday, April 25IRockford, C.Y.R. Club Rooms, Catholic Men's Club Meeting, 8 p. m. Sunday, April 29iRockford, St. James Pro-Cathedral, Boy Scouts, 3:00 p. m.; Rockford, St. James High School, Athletic Banquet, 5:30 p. m. Tuesday, May 1--Omaha, Nebraska, Consecration of Bishop Hunkelcr. Sunday, May 6--Rockford, St. James Pro-Cathedral, Inter-City Sodalities Mass, 8 a. m.; Virgil, SS. Peter and Paul's Church, Confirmation, 7:30 p. m. Monday, May 7--Rockford, Faust Hotel, Catholic Wom- en's League Meeting, 6:30 p. m. Tuesday, May 8--Amboy, St. Patrick's Church, Confirma- tion, 7:30 p. m. Sunday, May 13--Rockford, St. Anthony's Church, Con- firmation, 4 p. m. Wednesday, May 16--Sublette, Our Lady of Perpetual Hell) Church, Confirmation, 7:30 p. m. Sunday, May 20--Pentecost. Rockford, St. James Pro- Cathedral, Pontifical Mass, 1015 a. m. Monday, May 21--Rockford, Rockford Theatre, Lecture by Msgr. Fulton Sheen, 8 p. m. Tuesday, May 22--Freeport, Catholic Women's I,eague lIeeti,)g, 6:30 p. m. Wednesday, May 23--Rockford, Muldoon High School, St. Anthony's Hospital Nurses Graduation, 8 p. m. Sunday, May 27--Rockford, St. James Pro-Cathedral, r S Paccalaureate Mass for St. Zhom., and Muldoon High Schools, 9 a. m.; Aurora, Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, t Confirmation, 4 p. m. Monday, May 28--Aurora, Hol: Angel's Church, St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital Nurses Graduation, 7:30 p. m. Tuesday, May 29--Woodstock, St. Mary's Iiigh School Graduation, 8 p. m. Wednesday, May 30--Rockford, St. Mary's Cemeteryp Mass, 10:15 a. m. Friday, June 1--Freeport, Aquin Itigh School Gradua- tion, 8 p. m. Sunday, June 3--Aurora, Marmion Military Academy Graduation 10 a. m.; Rockford, Muldoon High School Gradua- tion, 3:30 p. m. Tuesday, June 5--Rockford, St. Thomas High School Graduation, 8 p. m. Thursday, June 7--Aui'ora, Madonna High School Grad- nation, 8 p. m. Sunday, June 10--Elgin, St. Edward's High School Grad- uation, 8 p. m. Tuesday, June 12--Freeport, St. Vincent's Orphanage Mass at 9 a. m., Board Meeting at 10:30 a. m. Marmion Notes HONOR ROLL The significant feature of the honor roll for the last six weeks grading period was that for the first time the freshmen led with the number of representatives in each of the three divisions of hon- ors. Thirty-three freshmen were listed as proficient cadets; thirteen as honor cadets and eight as dis- tinguished cadets. Thirty-four ca- dets of other classes received the 'PLATING MODERN PLATING WORKS NICK SERVATIUS. PROP. WE SPECIALIZE IN GOLD AND SILVER PLATING ON ALL CHURCH vF-EL$ Episcopal Permission Granted 121 I. Hancock Ave. TeL Main $94 Freeport, In. II grade of proficient cadet; fifteen, honor cadet; ten, distinguished ca- det. The following cadets gained the high honors of the distinguish- ed cadet represented by the gold bar: Freshmen, W. J. Atkinson, W. E. Barony, J. R. D'Ambrose, C. N. Hess; C. J. Kaminski, W. D. Kear- hey, W. H. Morgan, P. J. Schwartz Sophmores, P..A. Beczkiewicz, C. S. Dienst, E. F. Miehaels,-B. C. Naughton, H. A. Wenmacher; Jun- iors, R. L. Gorecki; Seniors, W. C. Allen, R. M. Foster, J. A. May, W. L. Modaff. The band and glee club members report that a capacity audience attended their combined concert Sunday, April 8, which began at 8:15 p.m. For this spring concert c" music and vocal renditions, em- phasis was placed upon quality of performance rather than upon the quantity of music, with the result that tone and harmony was the pleasing experience presented to the audience. The-coneert opened with selec- tions from the band under the di- rection of 'Captain T. Haugland in the "Star Spangled Banner," "High School Pride," "Sir Galahad," News Section  Page | "Trombone Triumphs," "Swiss Boy," "Cl6wn Band Contest," "Dance with a Dolly," and "The Hippodrome." The glee club then presented under the haton of Fath- er Ernest, O.S.B., "American, I Love You," "Finlandia," "Tramp, tramp, tramp," and "Marching Along To- gether." Accompanist for the glee cll) was Miss Loretta Doyle. In a clarinet and flute duet Cadet F. G. Hewitt and Cadet R. L. I,ins- ter gave tleir interpretation of "Entr'acte." Cadet D. H. Fidler on the cornet sounded the solo of "At- lantic Zephyr.' Following these specialties the glee club sang "Am- erica, The Beautiful," "Days of Youth," "When h'ish Eyes are Smiling" with C, adet D. L. Schuler as soloist and "Parade of tim Wooden Soldier." The concert ended with the vig- orous music of the band in differ- ent moods as it played "lndepen- dentia," "Safari," "I)on't Fence Me In," "Tromhone Toboggan," "Mea- dowlands" ald "Stars and Stripes Forever." Treasury Flag Given Sacred Heart Pupils Aurora--For one hundred percent participation in the sale and pur- chase of war stamps, students of Sacred Heart parochial school have been awarded a treasury flag. The flag was presented by the Amer- ican Legion Roosevelt-Aurora Post No. 84. Joseph Heitkotter of Sa- cred Heart school accepted the em- blem in behalf of the students. P. O. Mark LeCuyer In Rhine Crossing Aurora--Petty Officer Mark Le- Cuyer, a graduate of Marmion Mil- itary academy with the class of 1943, wa with the United States nawd forbes in the crossing of the Rhine, the action the participants have termed "I,ittle D-Day." Petty Officer LeCuyer has been in the Navy for the past 2l months and has heen serving overseas for 14 months. C. D. Of A. Plans Card Party May Z Aurora.--Members of Court Au-j rora, Catholic Daughters of Ame-I rica, will sponsor an afternoon and J evening card the Knights I of Columbus clubrooms Wednesday, i May 2. Mrs. John Heitkotter is chairman of the committee in charge of the event. Election of officers for the Court will be held at the regular monthly meeting, Tuesday evening, May 1. Members of .the nominating com- mittee are Miss Cecile Bessette, chairman, Mrs. Charles Burnett and Miss Edith O'Malley. Members of the Court will hold a drive for children's clothing .to be distributed by the Catholic Charities organization. A commit- tee will be appointed to contact all Court Aurora members during the drive. Harvard WIRING FIXTURES THE ELECTRIC SHOP RICHARD CHURCHILL, Prop. PHONE 21 GENERAL ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING APPLIANCES SUPPLIES Ice, Coal F. W. BARLOW & SON ORIENT--FRANKLIN COUNTY STOTESBURY--NEW RIVER KELVlNATOR REFRIGERATION Dealers KOL-MASTER Stokers Phone 38 HARVARD Supply & Equipment PLUMBING - HEATING - PUMPS 59 North Ayer Harvard, Illinois Funeral Director PUTNAM'S FUNERAL HOME PHONE 66 SOS NORTH OIVISION STREET Shurtleff Coal & Lumber Co. {Not Incorporated) MARENGO UNION MAPLE PARK ELGIN 8ARRiNGTON HARTLAND HAMPSHIRE Square CARPENTERSViLLE Products "hhtzrtlefl Servtee 8all,flea' 117 N gH IMKR I FOR SERVICE| * PHONE 2003 ELGIN COAL & OIL , "Dealers in Temperature" COAL - - COKE -- FUEL OIL Stoker Cools of Proven Performance 24 Kimball Street Elgin, IIIinoii Elgin Jewelers OPTOMETR I STS Rovelstad 'Bros. Elgln'i Reliable JoY |kNm Since 1883 162 F- Ch|cooo VAII'S DRUG STORE C. L. VAN DER AUE, R. PH. 14 DOUGLAS AVE. ELGIN, ILL. 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