Newspaper Archive of
The Observer
Rockford, Illinois
May 18, 1939     The Observer
PAGE 2     (2 of 6 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
PAGE 2     (2 of 6 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
May 18, 1939

Newspaper Archive of The Observer produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2018. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.

Page Two b / ,IL GIRLS REGISTER IHONOR MOTHERS AT .MADONNA AT ST, JOSEPH'S THE OBSERVER News of Aurora, Elgin and Vicinity AT BELVIDERE JUBILEE CELEBRATION Prospective Students To Be Feted Aurora.--The annual registration period for the fall terms at Mr.- donna high school began last Tues- day, May 16, in the office f the school principal, Sister M. Eliza- beth. Prior to the registration, home- room teachers explained the 'var- ious courses, advising the students about their subjects--showing cer- tain individual advantages in choosing a definite trend in study. The reason for the early regis- tration is the convenience it af- ford the students, who do not have to return in the fall to reg- ister. This arrangement also al- lows the school principal and teachers time to provide for ample equipment and enables them to make each girl's schedule valuable to her individually. The sophomore students regis- tered Tuesday, May 16; the fresh- men, 'ednesday, May 17; the jun- iors will take advantage of the new arrangement tomorrow, May 19. Prospective students will be the guests of the Freshmen of Madonna high school Fridsy, B LI O@R ID.ISPR01 ,_ PHONI 2-2965 662 SO. RIVER STREI Aurora Wet Wash Laundry Co. Incorporated AURORA, ILL "A Home for Funerals" Corcoran's AMBULANCE SERVICE Dial 2-2521 Aurora P. F. SCHUSTER Plumbing -- Heating 320 Rural Street Telephone 23449 Aurora, Ill I "St. Joseph Mercy Hospital AURORA, ILLINOIS An accredited school of nurs- Ing conducted by the Sisters of Mercy. Four years High School required. LIGHTOLIER Lighting Fixtures Over 200 on Displayl AL MAY ELECTRIC PHONE 4282 61 FOX ST. "Wire May That Al May Wire" I i OPEN EVENINGS First Communion On Sunday Aurora.--The young ladies of St. Joseph's parish entertained their mothers at a Mother's day party last Friday night. Community sing- ing was enjoyed, after which each girt presented her mother with a corsage. The following girls, under the direction of Josephine Keup and Frances Krantz, gave a one-act play: Collette Ambre, Mary Ber- trand, Regina Bertrand, Bernice Kartheiser, Anita Hettinger, Ruth Millen, Abbie Reuter, Irene Schus- ter, Viola Wallers, and Margaret Weber. 'Cecilia Franzen read a Mother's day poem and Abbie Reuter sang the "Ave Maria." Bunco was played with honors going to Ione Harness and Mrs. John Schuster. Luncheon was served in the din- ing room at prettily decorated tables. Tonight, Thursday, at 7:30 p. m., after the regular May devotions the crowning of the May Queen will The Most Rev. Edward F. Hoban, Bishop of Rockford, and officiating clergy on the steps of St. James' church, Belvidere, following the Mass celebrated in observance be eld in church, of the golden jubilee last Sunday Next Sunday morning at the 7:45 J'r * II o'clock Mass a group of children will receive their first solemn Holy ,:larmlon Receives Trophies Mrs. T. Muetterties M Crowning Communion. Before the reception  ---- - / of Holy Communion the members[ i] Rifle Matches/Heads Elgin CDA t St. Laurence of the class will renew their bap- I JLla .4. IbltJLA.PlKIL tismal vows. A retreat for the[ __ children of the class will begin I . I Amora Two magmficent tro today and end next Saturday at ' "-- noon. phies presented by William Ran- dolph Hearst to t-he winners of the Aurora Cemetery Lot Repair Progresses Aurora.--According to an an- nouncement made by the Rew Jo- seph P. Lynch, superintendent, work of preparing lots and graves at Mt. Olivet cemetery for Decora- tion day and the summer is pro- gressing rapidly. Lot owners de- siring work done at the cemetery may leave their orders at the Ward & Jones furniture store on South Broadway. Parish Schools In Poster Contest Aurora.---Our Lady of Good Coun- sel, St. Joseph's, Sacred Heart and St. Nicholas schools are represent- ed in the Garden Mart poster con- test sponsored by the Aurora Wo- man's club. May 26. The Freshmen have pre- pared a program for the girls, re- freshments, and a grand tour of :be building. The social hour will be from 3:30 until 5:00. All eighth grade st'- dents frcm the schools of Aurora and vicinity are invited. The third and final Day of Re- collection will be held for students of Madonna high school Monday. May 22. The key. Martiu J. Car- rabine, S.J., Cisca director, will have charge of this dxy of retreat. The day will begin with Missa Recitata in the morning and close with the Benediction of the Bles- sed Sacrament at 4:00 in the ai- ternoon. There win be three con- ferences d,Jrig the course of the day, and several private confer- ences for those who desire to speak to Father Carrabine personally. COLUMBIA OFFICE SUPPLY CO. School Su-lles and Equipment Mimeograph Supplies COMPLETE OFFICE OUTFITTERS 227 Main St, Phone 8248 Aurora second and third place in the na- tional matches won by Marmlon in the 6th corps area arrived at Mar- mien last week. One is a silver and the other a bronze plaque. The official presentation will" be made by a representative of the Chicg.., Evening American on Youth Citi- zenship Day, Sunday, June 1L ]'he names of the following eadets ap- pear on trophy: Hankos, the silver Petit, Lies, Hoffman and 5. J. Mar- tin; on the bronze plaque: .'appas, Halt Parsons, Janeczki and Lee- ardi. On the eve of the military tall at the recommendation of the ]. M. S. & T., approved by the Rev. Superintendent and the board of discipline, the following promo- tions and appointments for the present scholastic year were an- nounced: Cadet Capt. and Adjutant J. J. Mulvihill, to be cadet major, Cadet G. R. Eggert, to be cadet battalion adjutant; Cadet 1st Lieut. J. G. Ryan, to be cadet cap- tain commanding Co. "A"; Cadet 2rid Lieut. G. M. O'Connor, to be cadet 1st Lieut. Co. "A"; Cadet Corporal H. B. Cabell, to be cadet sergeant, Co. "A"; Cadet Sergeant T. J. Ryan, to be cadet 2nd Lieut., Co."A." At last week's scholastic convo- cation during which the new class schedule was announced by the Rev. Father Gerald, O.S.B., all high ranking cadets received recogni- tion for thir fine achievement dur- ing the past six weeks of academic work. Honored by the cadet corps before the assembled faculty were the following cadets: Freshmen: L. J. Horan, 97.8; H. N. Cantrell, 97.6; D. J. Frantzen, 96.8; J. C. Kunches, 95.6; B. J. Daly, 94.8; D. J. Dreisen, 91.2, and L. J. Krypel, 90.4. Sophomores: E. J. Biesemier, 96.2; K. J. Gartner, 94.6, and J. J. Jules, 92; J. B. McGrady, 91.2; G. R. Frantzen, 90.8; G. M. Ryan, 90.S, and J. C. Krafft, 90. Seniors: E .A. Schaefers, 93.4; A. J. Kane, 92.2; R. A. Weber, 91.6; J. A. VanHam, 91.2; J. T. Davis, 90.8, and E. W. Brummel, 90. After months of study of a plan to co-ordinate and develop schol- astic, religious and military  train- ing, the Rev. Father Gerald, O.S.B., principal at Marmion, has announc- ed a new class schedule. The basic reason for the new schedule is to afford students the opportun- ity to receive remedial help from their instructors. They will be present during the afternoon per- iod to give individual instruction to those cadets who need it. Un- der the new schedule the entire eighth period is devoted to super- vised study. The following instructors have been assigned to remedial work: Capt. R. Maley, Capt. C. Galbralth, Capt. T. J. Bednard, and the key. Fathers Gerald and Raymond; sophomores, the key. Fathers Wil- frid, Damian, Joseph, Columban, and Capt. T. Haugland; juniors, Capt. R. Maley, Capt. G. Ireland, Capt. R. Dobbins, and the key. Fathers Raymond and David; sen- iors, Capt. T. Bednaxd, Capt. R. Dobbins, and the Rev. Father Jo- seph. The program is to serve as a basis for introduction of new cours- es at Marmion beginning next Sep- tembr. Three new courses, the business course, the general high school course and the academic or college preparatory course will be l added. ! Coming Events Friday, May 26--Invitation ten-] his tournament at Lake Forest high school, Lake Forest, Ill. Friday, May 26 -- Senior-Junior prom at Elks club, Aurora. Wednesday, May 31--Meeting of Aurora chapter of Marmion Moth- ers' club, election of officers. Friday, June 2--Second semester examinations begin. Sunday, June 4---Alumni ban- Elgin.--Mrs. Teresa Muetterties was elected grand regent of the Catholic Daughters of America, court Elgin, 1195, at a recent meet- ing. The following officers will assist her during the ensuing year: Mrs. Frank J. Jerry, vice regent; Mrs. Clarence Howard, prophetess; Miss Elizabeth Stewart, monitor; Miss Nora Hermann, financial sec- retary; Mrs. John McGuire, treas- urer; Mrs. Leo Vest, sentinel; Mrs. Catherine Irvine, organist, and Mesdames W. B. Fisher and Clif- ford Thiel, trustees. Mrs. Williard Ruhlman is chair- man nn e.rangements for the annual dinner to be given at the Hotel Baker, St. Charles, Tuesday, May 23. The recently initiated mem- bers of the court will be guests on that evening. St. Anne's Set June 21 For S u m m e r Social Elgin--Memhers of SL Anne's society of St. Joseph's church have selected A%dnesday, June 21, as the date of their annual ice cream social to be held on the church grounds. Mmes. Theron Real, John McCue and Frank Konitzki will act in the capacity of coope,'- ating chairmen. Serving on their committee will be Mmes. Alfred Klinger, PL'dgene Klinger, Frank Mayer, Harry Moore, Herman Muetterties, Wm. Pear, Kate Real, Carl Scl:iorlitz and Miss Eva Quernheim. Elgin. -- The ceremony of the crowning of Our Blessed Mother took place last Sunday evening in St. Laurence church at 7:30 o'clock. Miss Mary Catherine Bolger was queen of the procession and was attended by Barbara Brucker. John Vogt, Donna McKay and Bonnie l Stevens. The banner bearers, Lois' Lueck and Gertrude Aherns had as; their attendants Jane Anne Free-i man, Luella Howard, Donna Aud-i rey Reinert. __ At the 8 30 oclock Mass on the' same Sunday a class of boys and I girls received their first Holy Corn-I munich. The pastor, the Rev. L.I C. Prendergast, was celebrant eli the Mass. The members of the class are Mar)- Ann Beckmann, Mary Catherine Belshan, Beverly Brockner, Barbara Brucker, Gloria Cirrincione, Jerry Conley, Anne Coulombs, Robert Danner, Leo Dan- net, John Hemmer, Ronald Karger, Robert Kleiser, Robert Keegan, Catherine Johnson, James Lundy, Wilbur Lundy, James Martin, An- thony Martin, Mary Jean Mench, Donna McKay, Leo McCarty, Wil- liam Ostdick. James Paul, Clyde Robbins, Francis Rugloski, Kath- erine Ellen Sensor, Bonnie Stev- ens, Donald Sterricker, Jeanne Voght. Mary Lena Wells and Rob- ert White. Jane Anne Freeman and Luella Howard were flower girls. HITLER RECEIVES PAPAL NUNCIO SANDwIcH ROCHELLE CRYSTAL LAKE i Martin, 90.8. quet; 1939 graduating class spe- I .... uo r e ,\\;'11-- EXP-ERT JEA"EERT:WATCH"--,Nb--COCK C.G. Lambert, 93.6; N. M. Esser, Sunday, June 11 -- Commenoe- II REPAiRiNG AT REASONABLE PRICES 92.6; J. C. Lentz, 92.6; R. J. St. ment and Youth Citizenship day. i-// FODOR JEWELRY STORE--28 S. Broadway .... Aurora IAur0ra 000plu e N Marywood Players "  I "' , ote IS De ect omeay ......... Aurora.--At a recent meeting of 50 Wedded Iearsl AURORA the Marywood Players club in An- nunciation school a play-reading The firms that appear in this directory, or have display ads In other sections of your Observer, consistently represent the best in their business and profession. They are doing their xpart to d'eservo your trade by supporting your paper. You can do your share by patroniz- ing them and mentioning The Observer. Make This a Habit--Register Attention to Observer Ads. Automobiles De Soto Plymouth ROSS MOTOR SALES, INC. 11-13-15 S. Lake Street AURORA 8437-8 Automobiles VALLEY CHEVROLET CO. USED CARS 86 $. RIVER AT HOLBROOK ST. Beverages PABST Good Taste for 94 Years F. J. WEDDIGE, Distributor PHONE 5456 Bldg. Materials AUCUTT BROTHERS 41 Years of Quality Merchandise TELEPHONE 7922 117 Walnut Street Burial Vaults John H. Armbruster & Co. "AMERICAN MONARCH" Vault With Selj-Sealin8 Co Water and Vermin Proof Building Materials Phone 2-2908 723 S. LaSalle St. Cafeteria SNEDEKER'S Atr Conditioned 63 SOUTH BROADWAY Phone 7836 Cleaners, Dyers ILLINOIS ,. Downer P1. DIAL 9268 CLEANERS AND DYERS Oriental and Domestic RUG CLEANING Groceries C. W. Marshall Co. Groceries.. Bakery.. Market We Appreciate Your Patronage 6 Deliveries Daily Dial 4681 lardware Wolf-Parker Co. TOOLS AND CUTLERY Harnes Renairing Kitchen Utensils Garden Seeds Power Tools :62-64 So. La Salle St. Dial 7275 Laundry We AMsrec*t Your Patronage Walker Laundry Cleaners and Dyers Phone 9201 2 Walnut St. Office Supplies Greeting Cards . . Games and Toys Fountain Pens Dennison Goods BOOKS AND BIBLES PARTY GOODS PARAMOUNT STATIONERS Phone 9309 24 Fox Street Paints.Wallpaper J. D. RICE & SON PICTURE FRAMING AND GR F3ETING ARDS 38 S,uth fiver Street committee was appointed to select a comedy drama for production late in September. Pledge nominations were closed until after the next initiation. Thursday, June 15, was selected as the date for the next regular meeting with a lawn party as a special feature of the evening. I I McCORNACK OIL COo -- Distributors- TEXACO Petroleum Products Stations Located At GENEVA BATAVIA -- ST. CHARLES 300 West Main 215 East Main A AAAAAAAAA&'A AA AA St. Charlesl / 1, Ice W. H. Parker & Son ST. CHARLES COAL & ICE CO Not Inc. Phone St. Charles 57 Yard Office: llth Avenue and Great Western Tracks COAL, ICE AND WOOD Weight -- Quality -- Service Coal Stokers R. B. JOHNSON COAL and ICE FREE-MAN COAL STOKERS Phone 109 Funeral Service Russel C. Norris MORTICIAN "Personal Attention" Sedan Ambulance Phone 51 Plumbing 17. L. WAGNER Silent Automatic 0il Burners IRON FIREMAN STOKERS Office 549 -- Phones -- Res, 152 112 E Main St. , v.v,,v v,v . .v. . v v.v .v.v.v.v.v.v Aurora.--Mr. and Mrs. Adam Wittry, prominent members of St. Nicholas parish, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last Sunday, May 14. The happy couple attended a high Mass celebrated for their intention at the parish church and later enjoyed a family dinner at the Hotel Aurora. A re- ception for friends was held at the family home, 508 Liberty street, beginning at three o'clock in the afternoon. The Observer staff wishes the happy jubilarians ad multos annos. Elgin Guild to Meet At Country Home Elgin--Members of the Guild of the "tabernacle of St. Laurence church will be guests of Mrs. John McEnerney at her country home on Thursday, May 25. A dessert- bridge beginning at one o'clock will be enjoyed. Reservations may be made by .Iling Mrs. Thomas J. Hoban. Mrs. F. J. McOsker or Mrs. W. B. Fisher. The guild will sponsor a food sale Sunday, Jnne 4. Following O.e next meeting, June .% there will be no meetings of the guild until September. Mrs. Kleckner Heads Good Counsel PTA Aurora.--At a recent meeting of the Parent-Teachers association of Our Lady of Good Counsel school the following officers were elected: President, Mrs. Hugh Kleckner; vice president, Mrs. A. E. Komes; secretary, Mrs. Arthur Hagerty; treasurer, Mrs. George Meyer. Re- freshments were served by the hos- tess, Mrs. G. A. Burling, and a committee composed of the moth- ers of the first grade pupils. Baptize Daughter Of Francis Longs' West Brooklyn--Jeanne Marcel- in, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Long, ws baptized Sunday morning at St. Mary's church by the Rev. R. A. Homer. pastor. The sonsore ere William Lon& Jr., and Dorothy Marksbury. The Most Rev. Cesare Orsenigo, Papal Nuncio to Germany, shown leaving the new chancellery of the Third Reich, in Berlin, on a re- cent visit there. Archbishop Orsenigo recently flew to Berchtes- galen where he had a long audience with Chancellor Hitler. (N.C.W.C.) Pageant Attends . [ Aur ora._M eaan nnCrOayW rloneg ! sion was held in St. Nicholas' church Sunday evening, May 14. Mildred Piron, the May Queen, dressed in a white lace bridal gown, crowned the statue of the Blessed Virgin. Two pages, Billy Bohr and Dean Schuler, made up as medieval messengers with white satin suits and black curls, carried her train. Marilyn Linden and Patsy Fichtel, were the flower girls. The attend- ants were the eighth grade girls, who wore peach net formals. Hymns were sung by an all- school chorus, after which the St. -v vvvvvvvvvvvv ALGONQUIN / m Cleaners FOX RIVER CLEANERS AND DYERS --Phones-- Algonquin 2251--Dundee 310W Plant: Algonquin, Ill. Nicholas Boy Choristers chanted the Litany of the Blessed Virgin. Solemn Benediction closed the ser- vice with the Right key. Msgr. M. A. Schumacher officiating. t. $oeph'. ospita[ ELGIN. ILLINOIS Conducted by Franciscan Sisters n Accredited School of Nursin . %fflliated with De Paul University Address: Directress ot Nurse ay 1 1.)39 The estimated expenses of main- taining the Dionne Quintuplets is in the neighborhood of $1,000 a month. GARY i m Bank Service CARY STATE BANK (Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) Fuel, Ice r WM. WASCHEiR Coal and Coke PHONE 144 Foods KVIDERA & KVIDERA Savoy Foods The Fastest Growing Business In Cary Telephone 2782 Free Delivery Dairy CARY SANITARY DAIRY BOWMAN'S PASTEURIZED MILK AND CREAM Grade A Pasteurized MIlk in Gallon Jugs Tel. Cary 2242 D. I, Jecks, Prop. Fc Med 1867 N EH IMEI00 #rcMtactural r'(oodwo S&bll - aoellseae Drugs Meyer's Drug Store APPRECIATES YOUR PATRONAGE Telephone 2161 A A A A A A A A A A A A A ROCHELLE Autos GEO. KIENE Chevrolet Sales Phone 520 315 Sixth St. Drugs HAYES DRUG STORE W. T. HAYES, R.Ph. ;01 Lincoln Highway Phone 345 COMPLETE DRUG SERVICE Fountain and Lunch Specials NEW STORE--Air Conditioned for Your Comfort Drugs THE CORNER DRUG STORE J. D. SWEENEY. Prop. DRUGS--Toilet Artieles--PAINTS Oils, Cigars. Tobacco and Kodaks Fresh Butter. Toasted Nut Meats Home Made Tee Cream PHONE 5 Electric Shop Phone 212 302 Lincoln Highway MUTT'ON'S ELECTRIC SHOP Contracting and Supplies HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES Florist Funeral Pieces a Specialty CALL PHONE 171 Lincoln Flower Shoppe F. T. D. MRS. WILLIAM BECK, Propr. Open Sundays Until Noon Fuel HON, 123 J. H. PATTERSON COMPANY Dealers In--  Materials Funeral D=rector C. P. UNGER , "Complete Servme 38  Phones -- 24 Furniture Phone 106 425 Lincoln Highway Sam's Furniture COMPANY Home Furnishings Groceries G. R. HARRISON & SONS Fancy Groceries and Fresh Vegetables Phone--Rochelle 308 and 292 Home Applances HAS RADIO & APPLIANCE STORE Appliances, Radios and Service "SHELLANE GAS" Phone 147 ( Jeweler HACKETT'S JEWELRY STORE FINE DIAMONDS. WATCHES AND JEWELRY Religious Goods Oils Pho., , Gasolines Kerosenes Heating Oils FRANK TIERNEY Smith Oils SMITH OIL & REFINING CO. Lubrisatlng Oils of All Kinds SUPER PENN MOTOR OIL GOLD BOND MOTOR OILS Seed . Field and Garden LAZIER SEED COMPANY Growers of GENUINE PFISTER HYBRID SEED CORN Phene 33 Z Rochelle .U-pholstering Saws Filed and Lawn Mowers Sharpened -- First Classs Work FRED HARRIS THE REPAIR SHOP Everything in Wood Work HARRIS COURT Phone 19 M ELGIN The firms that appear In this directory, or have display ads in othez sections of your Observer, consistently represent the best in thetz business and profession. They are doing their part to deserve youz trade by supporting your paper. You can do your share by patroniz, tug them and mentioning The Observer. Make This a HahitReglster Attention to Ohserver Ads. "=':ase : ccdTent" IJewelers r ]Jewelers Optometrizt, BEERI Rovelstad Bros. EDELWEISS DIS'rRIBUTING CO. J Elgln's Reliable Jewelers 56 Water St. Phone 2031 [ Since 1883 162 E Chicago St. Coal Phone 6O "T.e .eme o, Good Fur,' .as bee.Leat.erl  Goods located at No. Grove and Kimball J f' A t'T rlr ,t-,a T'lr'* Sts. for the Last 30 Years ! [/.J I-( L I"l[ }1 IVI I1 Come and See Us Whether YOU[ v .... .,-.,v ....... j Wiab to BUy or Not.. Always GladITRUNKS LUGGAGE to Show Our Stock =-.e, .-.--. r--w**. J 167 MILWAUKEE STREET PIIL)P*IVI;3 IL, UAL, IIKIJ I Telephone Elgin 262 I 00t'JN DIBI00 I Paints M'" "q VALLEY PAINT CO, i000 ---, IHOI [ Utstributora__Moore patfi Produot, PRESTON .4ML "1652 WATER FAST WALL PAPER ' I GI.^S, ' .'rERS' SUPPLTE, .W,__.z4nv J lz N. Sprl,g St., ho,, o Drugs Thiel's Drug Store C. I. ThteL R.Pb. "The Prescription Store" ,61 DUNDEE AVENUE Paints RITScHARD PAINT STORE Distributors for TUNG OIL PAINT8 O'BRIEN'S THERMOLYZED 30 Douglas Ave. Phone Elgin 362 [I Plumbing --'" " II J14-=.==e MARTIN F. RUNG"E 'i jnlP' PLUMBING AND HEATINg  | 216 Dundee Avenue ! Eve "'i f "" M " - . Water Softeners 1 rytn ng or [Ite otorlsl Gsa Water Heaters Stokers :LGIN. LLNOIS jJ PHONE.q" 577 2.57 1540 Phons 417 l # 4 ) |