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Sunday, April 24, 1949 THE OBSERVER EDITION ,OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR News Section--Page 9A Mrs. Roscoe Brockner will direct a committee of St. Laurence Altar and Rosary sodality in the bake sale to be held on May 22. At a recent meeting, Mesdames Henry Archer, Frank Murray and Miss ~lara Grollemond were received as members of the organization. Mrs Harold Money was chairman of the spring card party held in the school hall on April 19. St. Mary's Altar and Rosary society, Aurora, will entertain their past presidents at a 1 o'clock luncheon Thursday, May 5, in the school hall. Reservations may be made by May 1 with Mrs. J. J. Phe- fan or Mrs. D. D. Ashley. The variety show, "Thru the Years," by the Singing Grandmoth- ers of Chicago, will be sponsored by the society Friday, May 6, at Bardwell auditorium. Tickets may be purchased from members of the society, at the Book Shop in Isl- and Ave., or the Fodor Jewelry store in Broadway. June 2, the society will attend a broadcast breakfast in the Fair- banks Georgian room. Mrs. Wil- liam Smith, Sr., is chairman. At a recent meeting of St. Jo- seph's hospital alumnae, Elgin, plans were made for a rummage sale to be held at St. Joseph's hall on Saturday, May 14. Mrs. Wil- liam Malloy was appointed pro- gram chairman for the remainder of the year. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Clovis Carey and her committee consisting of Mes- dames Pete Kniepper, William Fin- ley and the Misses Norms DeGaris and Lydia Koesling. Members of the Catholic Daugh- ters of America at McHenry, Ill., will receive Holy Communion to- gether at the 8:30 Mass in St. WAHL SILENT DRYER "Operates on ll0 Volts A. PRICE $9.75 WAHL CLIPPER CORPORATION BTERLING, ILLINOIS Mary's church on May 1. The an- nual Mother's Day banquet will be held at the Villa club on Monday, May 9. Eugene Stanleton of St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Freeport, has been named as one of the five commis- sioners for the State Housing Au- thority in Stenhenson county. He succeeds Merritt Allen who recent- lv resigned and will serve until June 29, 1950. Since its organization ~n 1946, the Housing Authority of Stenhen- son Countx, has received $51,469 from a 1945 state apnropriation to stimulate housing in the county. An additional sum of $33,799 was re- ceived from a 1947 grant. This total represents Stephenson County's uer canita share of the ~16,567.000 fund annropriated by the 1945 and 1947 Illinois General Assemblies for direct grants to lo- cal housing authorities and land clearance commissions. The Aurora-Batavia Cenacle Re- treat guild met last Monday at the Cenacle convent in Warrenville. The Rev. John F. Manahan of Chi- cago gave a conference and Bene- diction of the Most Blessed Sacra-I ment. Last Saturday's Elgin Courier- News carried a picture of Eddie Abbott, a student of St. Mary's parochial school, with part of his model railroad, which has been the boy's hobby for nine years. A car- rier for the Courier-News, Eddie also has a stamp collection and model airplanes. The complete cast for the annual dramatic Droducti0n at St. Mary's high school, Woodstock, is: Angela Hatter, Rosemary Green; Octavia Hatter, Shirley Wagner; Margie Allen, Mary Evans; Frances Smith, Mary K. b~ieman; Mrs. Pell, Patsy Haager; Ronald Hatter, Tom Grady; Anthony Hatter, Dannie Sheehan; Max Phillips, John Roh- de; Bill Smith, Harold Schroeder, and Mitchell, Joe Burg. The senior class will present "Enter Angela" in St. Mary's hall Friday and Saturday evenings, May 6 and 7. Robert L; Knipschild. son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon F. Knipschild, St. Mary's parish, Freeport, recently :received first honors in the annual exhibit of art conducted by the University of Wisconsin at Madi- son. 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"Deci-] sion," a wood engraving was theI AS PROMISED BY" MARY title of the exhibit which won firstI place. Of 310 entries for the show,] The Story of Fatima 155 were selected for exhibition.; Mr. Kni~schild had four pictures exhibited. Brother Lawrence Joseph, F.M. S., professor of pshychology and head counselor of Catholic Cen- tral High school, Lawrence, Mass., visited the Marist Brothers of the Schools, teaching at Marmion Mil- itary academy. Dr. L. S. Greenwood of St. An- thony hospital medical staff spoke to the members of the auxiliary Thursday afternoon on plans for observing the GoldenJubilee of the hospital this June. Mrs. Louis P. Dame auDeared in the native costume of Saudi-Arabia and spoke of her life in that country. Mrs. Ralph Hinchman, chairman of the committee for revising the by-laws of St. Anne's society of Holy Angels parish, Aurora, sub- mitted the committee's report at the meeting of the organization last Tuesday in the parish hall. Young women of the parish mar- ried during the past year were guests of honor. A nominating committee was appointed to pre- sent a slate of officers at the elec- tion which will take place in July. Mrs. Robert Crimmins was chair- man of the meeting with Mrs. Lou- is Peterson and Mrs. Donald Lay- cock in charge of refreshments. Annual St. Anthony's Hospital Nurses Benefit Party Rockford--On Sunday evening, April 24, the Annual Benefit Party of the St. Anthony's Hospital Nurses will be held in St. Thomas High School Coliseum. The stu- dents will donate the 1)roceeds of this party to the hospital as their part in the celebration of the Gold- en Jubilee of the Hospital this summer. Several gifts will be pre- sented in addition to the games that evening. The committee in charge of the affair is as follows: Marilyn Wi- socki, Senior Class President; Catherine Allen, Jackie Barber, Lois Condron, Mary Lou Connor, Ethel Dons, Elizabeth Popp, Cath- erine Pritz, Elizabeth Ferro, Jun- ior Class President; Rose Colombi, Jeanne Farnham, Evelyn Foht, Louise Gregory, Betty Hollman, Lillian Johnson, Dorothy Kraemer, Betty Mulrooney, Willie B. Veal, Dalores Wanores, Freshmen Class President; Eleanor Callaly, Mary Ann Chroge, Galena Eddy, Mary Pat Fitzgerald, Mildred Kisting, Gerry Lamm, Kay Milakis, Beverly Nelson, Rosemary Rodgers, Rita Ryan, Sheila Ryan, Alilu Smith, Marilyn Stanley, Pat Trunck, Don- :ha Upstone, Pat Whelihan, Dolores Zoratti. Annual Musicale At Sublette, April 24 Sublette--Pupils of St. Mary's music class at Our Lady of.Per- petual Help parish in Sublett~ will present the annual Musicale in the school auditorium, Sunday after- noon, April 24, at 2 O'clock. 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