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Sundays Mey 24. 1942 ,Q THE OBSERVER  7 President Urges All I 1'o Support 1942 usoj War Fund Campaign Catholic Group Operates, 178 Of Nearly 1,000 Clubs Near Camps Washington, May 15.The 1942 use War Fund Campaign for $32,000,000, which was launched throughout the nation on May 11, "should be supported by every- body---cheerfully, generously and now," President Franklin D. Roose- velt declares in a letter giving un- qualified endorsement to the pro- ject. The President's letter was pub- lished in a memorandum from James A. Farley to business execu- tires of the nation. "Not by machines alone will we win this war," the President's let- ter said. "Unitedly, unstintingly and with- out interruption or delay, we have solemnly promised to give our men a mounting tide of guns, tanks, ships and planes. "We shall keep that promise and one promise more--that we shall preserve for them, wherever they may be, and without regard to race, creed or color, the moral and spiritual values of the democratic ideals and freedoms for which they are now fighting. "Because the USO is unitedly dedicated to that high purpose, and because that high purpose is a vital part of the job of winning this war, the use should be sup- ported by everybody--cheerfully, generously and now." The funds raised in the campaign will be used to carry on the exten- sive program of the United Ser- vice Organizations, of which the National Catholic Community Ser- vice is a member agency, for the men in the armed forces. Recrea- tional and entertainment facilities are provided men in uniform in nearly 1,000 units and club throughout the nation and its ter- ritorial possessions. Of these use operations, 178 are operated by the NCCS. I 00o,oodo00 I Sunday, May 24--PENTECOST SUNDAY, double of the first class, red. Proper Mass, with Sequence, Veni Sancta SpirE(us, Creed, prop- er Preface. Mondays May 25--PENTECOST IONDAY, double of the first class Hot-to N. C. C. N. Archbishop Edward Mooney. of Detroit. Chairman of the Admin- istrative Board, National Catholic Welfare Conference. who will be host to the delegates at the first biennial convention of the Na- tional Council of Catholic Nurses to be held in Detroit. May 25-27 tN.C W C.I I red. Proper Mass, Sequence, etc.,] as yesterday. J Tuesday, May 26--PENTECOST I TUESDAY, double of the first[ class, red. Proper Mass, Sequence, 'l etc., as on Sunday. Wednesday, May 27--EMBER WEDNESDAY, semldouble, red. Proper Mass, second oration of St. Bede the Venerable, third of St. John l, Sequence, etc. as on Sun- day. (During this Octave the I Bishop's oration is not taken at !Mass.) Tlmrsday, May 28--DAY WITH- IN THE OCTAVE, semidouble, I red. Proper Mass, second oratmn of St. Augustine of Canterbury, third for the Church or the Pope, Sequence, etc., as on Sunday. Friday, May 29--EMBER FRI- DAY, semidouble, red. Proper Mass, second oration of St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi, third for the Church or the Pope, Sequence, etc., as on Sunday. Saturday, May 30 -- EMBER SATURDAY, semidouble, red. Proper Mass (special rubrics in the Missal), second oration of St. Felix, Pope, third for Church or the Pope, at the end of the Sequence no Alleluia, etc., as on Sunday ROCKFORD Karl Schoening & Sons Painting and Decorating Contractors Phone Main 7339 1607 Elm St. Rockford, III. Welden Radio Service Sales and Repairs 1052 Charles St Ph. Main 2558 FLOOR MAINTENANCE and JANITOR SUPPLIES for SCHOOLS m HOSPITALS INDUSTRIALS FOREST CITY JANITOR SUPPLY 1606 W. State Tel. 1894 Rockford Shoe Repairs BEAN SHOE SERVICE RepairingmRebuilding-Dyeing 109 S. Wyman Street Cleaners COOPER'S 926W STAT| FOREST 61 ANDERSON SAND AND GRAVEL CO | noorporeted Producerl of WashcO Send & Gravel * Fillies sea nose Grave| PIT OFFIG w South Main need e10 East State St, Phone Main 409 Phone Main 64 net. Meln B826 ReS. Forest 3846 ROOK FORD. ILLINOIS Carpets - Rugs CAR-PET-LIHE STORE We Dress Your Floors ond Windows Llnoleums Carpets . Rugs Curtains Draperies Window Shades Electric Appliances 424-28 Seventh St. Phone MI700 ROCKFORD PLUMBING SHOP Plumbing * Heating Repairing Phone Forest 6302 311 Chestnut Street ROCKFORD ILLINOIS Coal and Ice Telephone Main 4605-6 Consumers Company COAL--ICE--COKE 796 NORTH MADISON STREE1 G. D. BEST & SON Monuments MAUSOLEUMS MARKERS 613-616 W. Staff St. Tel. M. SS06 Rockford I ii ii Pope Extends To Clergy Plenary Indulgence For Masses Said At All Altars Vatican City, May 12.--By Mo- tu Proprio issued today His Holi- ness Pope Plus XII granted to all members of the clergy throughout the world the extraordinary privi- lege of the altar whereby at every Mass they celebrate at every altar, (luring the period from May 13, ]942, to May 13, 1943, they may gaiu a plenary indulgence to be applied to one of the souls in pur= gatory. In his Motu Proprio tbe Holy Father stated that it was his wish to share the great consolation which he has received from that union of prayers which, on the oc- casion of his episcopal jubilee, has revealed that now, more than ever, the minds and the hearts of the clergy are united with the Sover- eign Pontiff in his efforts to extend justice and Christian charity throughout the world. The privilege extended through the Motu Proprio is one which ordinarily may be gained only through the celebration and applE- !cation of a Mass at a privileged altar. The privilege is either local (belonging to any priest at a par- ticular alt;gr) or personal (to a particular priest at any altar) or mixed (to certain priests at cer- tain altars). Impressive Spiritual Bouquet Is Pledged To Pope By Catholic U. Washington, May 15.--An tm- )ressive spiritual bouquet, consist- ing of thousands of acts of reli- gious devotion, has been pledged to His Holiness Pope Plus XII on the occasion of his Silver Episcopal Jubilee by the faculty and students of the Catholic University of Amer- ica. The pledges, made "in devoted loyalty" to the Sovereign Pontiff, are to be fulfilled by May 13, 1942, and are as follows: Masses, celebrated, 1,381; Mass- es, heard. 17,995; reception of Holy Communion, 12,161; mementoes in Masses, 28,227; ttours of Adora- tion, 5,493; Stations of the Cross, i 6,559; Visits to theBlessed Sacra- ment, 27,021; Benediction of the  Blessed Sacrament, 9,338; hours of study, 31,701; hours of work, 29,357; recitation of the Rosary, 17,074; saerifiqes, 13,279; self-de- nial (physical) 7,359 (mental) 8,981; acts of charity, 10,122; spiritual works of mercy, 9,780; temporal works of mercy, 5,761; other devotions, 19,328; ahnsgiving, 2,546. N. C. C.S. Club Plans Dances, Dinner For Soldiers Rockford.--Coming events t the National Catholic Community Ser- vice club, 513 W. State St., include: Saturday, May 23--"Vie" Pozzi's favorite swingsters will play for dancing from 8 to 12 o'clock. Sunday, May 24--Through the courtesy of Mr. Van Orman and the Nelson hotel Johnny Overend's orchestra will play for tea danc- ing. The hotel will also furnish a free supper for the first 50 men to J Deaths I APPLE RIVER James R. Russell. 24. St. Joseph's pariah, May 12. AURORA Ellen Loftue. St. Mary's parish. ]May |4. Mrs. Mary RItenthaler, 79, Our Lady of Good Counsel parish, May 17. Mrs. Katherine Wennmaeher, 69, St. Nicholas parish, May 14. DURAND Mt. Mayme Becker, 65. St. Mary'e par- leh, May 18. ELGIN Edward F. Howard. 68, 110 S|ede Ave., St. Joeuh's parish, May 12. FREEPORT Mrs. Aargnret Martins, St. Joseph's Imr- ish. May 13. Miss Frances Barger, 92, St. Joseph's parish. May 17. GALENA Mrs. William Green, St. Michael's parish, May 17. MARENGO Mrs. Harry LoomJs, 78, Sacred Heart parish. May 11. PECATONICA W. R. Winchester, 70, St. Mary's parish, May 16. STOCKTON Frank M. Hogan, 70, Holy Cross parish, May 16. SUBLETTE Benjamin H. Full, 74. Our Lady of Per- petual Help parish, May 9. t May they rest in peace. May 14 Feast Of St. Boniface, Roman Martyr A reader has called attention to an error which occurred in a story under London date-line, issue of May 17, page 7. The feast of St. Boniface, Apostle of Germany, is observed by the Church on June S. May 14 is the feast-day of St. Boniface, a Roman martyr. sign up. The show at 8 o'clock will be fm'nished by the Alexis School of Music and Dramatics. Accordion and marimba music will be featured After the show "Vie" Pozzi's orchestra will again play for (lancing until 12 o'clock. Tuesday night is Party Nite i dancing and refreshments. Dancing instructions are given Wednesday evenings amt a square dance is on the program for Thurs- day evening. Those interested in assisting at either the Rockford or Savanna clubs are most welcome to partici- pate in the activities. Their help and cooperation will be deeply ap- preciated. Mrs. Wm. Hagen Heads Woman's League Roekford.--Newly elected officers )f the Charity guihl of the Cath- olic Woman's league include Mrs. Wm. Hagen, chairman; Mrs. Anna Hoffman Webber, treasurer; Mrs. T. E. Colloton, secretary, and Miss Alice Colohan, publicity chaisman. The guild meets regularly at St. Anthony's hospital for sewing. D. Of I. Receive Communion For Pope Freeport. -- Members of Mater Chr.isti Circle, No. 544. Daughters of Isabella, dedicated their annual Communion Sunday to lies Holi- ness, Pope Plus XI[, on the occas- ion of his Episcopal Silver Juhilee by receiving italy Communion in St. Joseph's church at the 7:30 o'clock Mass last Sunday, May 17. Breakfast followed at Angelo's. The next regular meeting will be a social next Thursday evening, May 28. Miss Helen I,eamy, grand regent of the local circle and a member of the rules committee at the state convention to be held in Peoria Friday and Saturday, is attending the tyro-day session of the state organization at the Pere Marquette hotel. Cenacle Calendar Friday, May 22-Sunday, May 24 --Retreat for Teachers to be )reached by the Rev. Leo. L. Rum- reel, O. Praem. Monday, blay 25--Meeting of Aurora Batavia Guild--Supper at 6:30 p.m. Spiritual Conference and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Reservations may be made with Guild Leaders. Monday, June 8--Meeting of Junior Business Girl's Guild. Sup- per at 6:30 p.m. Spiritual Confer- ence and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Friday, June 12-Sunday, June 14 --Retreat for Crippled Chihlren to be conducted by the Rev. Raymond T. Grant, S.J. I PREPARE NOW FOR USEFUL SERVICE ACCOUNTANTS, BOOKKEEPERS AND SECRETARIES ARE IN GREAT DEMAND ENROLL NOW FOR SUMMER TERM BEGINNING MAY 4 to JUNE 1S ROCKFORD SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 310 Mulberry Street Main S044 I PAAR'S COLONIAL HOUSE CHOICE STEAKS---CHOPSSEA FOOD Serving Daily fiom ll A, M. to 3 A. M. WE CATER TO CLUBS--PARTIESAND BANQUETS N. MAIN ROAD  TEL. PARKSIDE 476  ROCKFORD ROCKFORD BUILDERS' SUPPLY CO. Manufacturers and Jobbers GLAZED WINDOWS, HARD AND SOFT WOOD DOORS INTERIOR FINISH, SCREENS AND STORM SASH Office and Factory 1023-29 W. State St. ROCKFORD, ILL. Telephone MainS467 II I III II I / / I j SKANDIA HARDWARE CO. ] t ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS Telephone Main 576 Seventh Street and Third Avenue QUALITY AND SERVICE SINCE 1892 I McMAHON PRODUCE CO. PEACOCK FRESH FRUITS FOX HEAD BEVERAGES FANCY VEGETABLES BEER 328 TINKER STREET * ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS ROCKFORD PETROLEUM COMPANY CONOCO PRODUCTS TELEPHONE MAIN 3611 1212 CEDAR STREET ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS Guzzardo Studios of Stringcd Instruments 409 W. STATE STREET MAIN 6010 LESSONS IN GUITAR, BANJO AND MANDOLIN INSTRUMENTS LOANED WITHOUT CHARGE NORTHERN ILLINOIS ROOFING CO. "ABOVE ALL A GOOD ROOF" D. W. McDermaid  J. P. Naretto LOGAN-LONG ROOFING MATERIAL $24 N. Madison Telephone M-5999 .-.--. ,---.-. -,--..,,.UAv'reccc=eD"'nw FISHER MATTRESS SHOPPE F. J.Zink, Pros. MATTRESSES R ENOYATED---,$4.00 --NEW MATTRESSES--PILLOWS--SPRINGS OF ALL KINDS-- 317 CHESTNUT PHONE 2210 ROCKFORD INDUSTRIES, Inc. Heating . Plumbing A, Conditioning Automatic Sprinklers Electrk: Wiring Power Machirerv - Motor Rewinding Sheet Metal Work 1509-19 Railroad Avenue ROCKFORD. ILLINOIS Main 4092 SCANDROLI CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Builders since 1870 O W E N S MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR WOMEN'S AND GIRLS' apparel and accessories i etta00.uljc PLANT - 11o, 111, . SECOND STRE. ,. 2LENERE Downtown Stores 213 S. Main * 317 E. State * 114 S, Church PHONS MAIN 1274 SCHROMS WALDORF FOOD SHOP THE VERY BEST BREADS, CAKES, PASTRIES and DELICATESSEN FOODS Weddin 9 and Birthday Cakes n Specialty Tel. M2233, Rockford. IlL, 211 N. Ckmrdl