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FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 1961 Aurora Serrans Induct Officers, Set June Talks AURORA--The Serra club will hold its two meetings for June Friday, June 9, a n d Friday, June 16. Speakers for the two meetings will be Father Thomas, O.S.B of Marmion Military academy who will discuss "Teaching of Religion" at the first meeting and the Rev. Edward Brugge- men, S.J of St. Mary of the Lake seminary at Mundelein, who will discuss "The Idea of the Priesthood" at the second meeting. At the last meeting in May the new officers for the coming year were installed by p a s l president Frank J. Ostendorf New officers a r e: Timothy J Kinnally, president; James F. Barbe, 1st vice president; Rob- ert B. Hupp, 2nd vice president; Nicholas P. Eipers, secretary; Qchard J. Reedy, treasurer; d Dr. Orlando Covelli, trus- tee. The induction of new officers took place at this meeting in- stead of as scheduled on June 2 because the principal speaker, the Most Rev. J. Hall from Ken- ya, South Africa, was unable to be present. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PLAN FESTIVAL--St. Mary parish of Oregon and Mt. Morris are holding a summer festival from Thursday, June 8, through Sunday, June 11, at St. Mary school in Oregon. This year's festival features six rides and numerous games. Kiddies day will be Sat- urday afternoon. A fish fry is being held Friday evening and a chicken dinner will be served from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Shown planning the event are: (seated, 1. to r.) Grand Knight Richard Brown; and festival co-chairmen Henry Leurzinger, Robert Bruno and John Slothow- or, and (standing, 1. to r.) publicity chairman Tom Hanson; Roman Poremski, Leo McGinnis, the Rev. Norbert Richter, pastor; Faustin Weller and Orval Seaworth. Highlights of the District 171 ~ I, ~. ID "J = meeting at Highland Park, May l ~Ug7 subS.tent 13 were discussed at the meet- ing by Richard M. Reuland, re- cent past president. Say You Saw It in THE OBSERVER FITZGERALD DRUG STORE Prescription Specialists R. F. FITZGERALD 19874 PHONE 3415 105 W. MAIN ST. MORRISON, ILL. ROSS V. BOGOTT Plumbing and Heating "'You Can DoJt.Yoursel] or We Will Do It For Yout. Phs.: {Ofc.I 2316 (Res.) 3618 201 W. Market St.--Morrlson Is Ordai.ed A Benedictine GARY -- The Rev. Benedict Butler, O.S.B son of Mrs. Charles Leo Butler and the late Mr. Butler, who died on Jan. 24 of this year, was ordained by the Most Rev. Charles A. Buswell of the Pueblo diocese, at St. Mi- chael church in Canon City, Colo recently. Father Butler celebrated his First Solemn Mass in Ss. Peter and Paul church in Gary Sun- day, May 28th. Ministers for the Mass were: the Rev. C. Alfred Dietsch, pastor, archpriest; the Ray. Robert Roth of Holy Cross abbey in Canon City, Colo sub- deacon, and the Rev. J. C. Reu- land, deacon. The Rev. Charles Forsyth, O.S.B of St. Thomas Aquinas Newman chapel in Boulder, Colo preached the ser- mon. Father Butler was born June 16, 1928 in Chicago, where he at- tended St. Theodore grade school and Harper high school. He served three years as an aerial navigator in the United States marine corps before en- tering Colorado university where he was awarded his law degree in 1954. Shortly after being accepted by the Colorado State Bar asso- ciation in 1955, he entered the Benedictine novitiate at Holy Cross abbey. Attending his ordination in Colorado were Mrs. Butler; two brothers, Paul and Jerry; one sister and one aunt On Memorial day, Father But- ler was the celebrant for the 29th Annual Firemen's Memorial Mass at Resurrection church in Chicago. Father Butler's father held the Chicago Retired Firemen's gold badge for 20 years of service. Mr. Butler was also a former employe of an oil company at Crystal Lake for 8Vz years. REYNOLDS Funeral Home Established 70 Years Abe Renkes -- Owner Phone: Morrison 2322 SNYDER NURSING HOME "Always A Home.Like Atmosphere's Licensed by State af IlL Supervised Diet Care Phone 6211 Considine,s Insurance Agency Ofc. Phone 2551 Res. Phone 2861 Fulton Illinois 719 12th Ave. Fulton " r eral nme -~Since 1878-- Corner of Sixth and Eleventh Completely Air-Conditioned Phone 2121 -- Fulton, III. CO-DIRECTORS J. M. Fay klewellyn Fay John O. Seesser General Auto Service Towing Service Motorola Radio & TV Boats and Motors DIAL 2461~FULTON, ILL. o"Our Home, Your Home in Time of Bereaveme.nt" AURORA I McHENRY June 24 -- Dance at Holy An-] June 9, 10 and 11 -- H o m gels school hall at 8"15 m Show at Just-for-Fun roller rink Sponsored by Knights'of cPo",'n-[ :sponsored by McHenry Knights: bus, Cardinal Bellarmine coun-]of Columbus. cil for the benefit of KC Youth] OREGON I June 9, 10 and 11 -- Summer Catholic Student center, North- ern Illinois university -- Span- s o r e d by Court Immaculate Conception, Catholic Daughters of America. FREEPORT June ,ll--Festival from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on church grounds-- Sponsored by S t. T h o m as Aquinas parishioners. festival at St. Mary school-- Sponsored by St. Mary parish. Fish fry, June 9--chicken din- ner, June 11. ROCKFORD June 13---Coffee party for bene- fit Of Newman center from 10 a.m. until noon at the home of Mrs. Paul Waller, 4210 Tullocks Wood drive. Say You Saw It in THE OBSERVER THE OBSERVER KC to Elect New Officers, Plan Picnic ROCKFORD--Bishop Muldoor Council, 470, Knights of Colum- bus, wili hold their regular bus- iness meeting and election of new officers, Tuesday, June 13, at the' KC clubroom, 116 N. Winnebago st at 8 p.m. A new grand knight, deputy grand knight and other elective of- ricers for the 1961-62 term will be filled at this time. Ampellio Del Pra and Roger Pierce are Grand Knight and Deputy Grand Knight respectively for 1960-61. The Rev. Bernard J. Mullane is chaplain for the coun- cil. Bishop Muldoon Council K of C will hold their annual fam- ily picnic, Sunday, June 11 at 1 p.m. Kiddieland park at 1 p.m. Games, races and rides for the children as well as prizes, favors and beverage will be the order of the day. Headquarters for the picnic wilt be Sherwood lodge. A1 DeNolf is chairman for this year's event. The CYR club of Rockford will gather at Sherwood Lodge, Sunday evening, June 11 to see and hear Dick Biondi, WLS disc jockey. Also appearing with Dick will be Tony and his White Knights who will play for the dance. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. All Catholic high school youth and their friends are in- vited to attend. The CYR is sponsored by Muldoon Council Knights of Columbus. Night Procession R O M E -- Fifteen hundred members of Italian Catholic Ac- tion's youth section walked through downtown Rome in a nighttime procession (May 27) to the Church of Aracoeli to spend a night in prayer for the success of the coming ecumeni- cal council. RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE--The Most Rev. Ralph L. Hayes, Bishop of Davenport, In congratulates the Most Ray. Loras T. Lane and presents him with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during commencement exercises at St. Ambrose college recently. Bishop Lane preach- ed the sermon during baccalaureate services at the college. (Daily Times photo) Villanova Grad VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Robert J. Conboy, 1515 Latham st Rock- ford, was among the members of the 1961 graduation class at Villanova university which re- ceived degrees at commence- ment exercises Mondays June 5th. Richard Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston, was the chief speaker for ~he exercises which were held in the Univer- sity ~tadium for the first time. He was also among the five hon- orary degree recipients. Plain folks but plenty smartl Gramps heads a house- hold of 3 8enerations -- all .with Ideas of their FREEP R T own. Walter Brennan stars. THURSDAY, 7:30 P.M. WREX-TV Funerals Weddings 1 West Main PAGE 7 Phone AD 3-1216 Freeport Barbara Francis, Noted Columnist, Dies AUSTIN, TEX. -- (NC) -- Barbara F r a n c i s, columnist for two Catholic newspapers, died (May 29) after an illness of eight years. The wife of Dale Francis, edi- tor of the Lone Star Catholic, newspaper of the Austin dio- cese, she was a columnist for the paper and for the Operation Understanding edition of Our Sunday Visitor, national Cath- olic newspaper. A native of New Orleans, Mrs. Francis graduated from Sacred Heart academy, Belmont, N.C and attended St. Mary's college, Notre Dame, Ind. In 1946 she and Mr. Francis started the North Carolina Cath- olic newspaper of the Raleigh diocese. In 1957 she became associate editor of the Lone Star Catholic, but illness forced her to relinquish the post. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Guy, and a daughter, Marianne. TRAFFIC SAFETY SUNDAY--The Rev. James Weber, asst. pastor of St. Mary parish in Freeport, is shown blessing an automobile on Traffic Safety Sunday recently which was oh- served in the 17 Catholic parishes throughout the Freeport deanery. Cards printed with a "Motorist's Prayer" were dis- tributed to all parishioners. The event was sponsored by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, Freeport deanery. (Pitts- ley photo) LOW 6RAGES? Poor Reading Habits May Be Your Trouble/ ENROLL NOW IN OUR READING IMPROYEMENT COURSE This is an exchs;ve, proven program, emtiloy;ng the lafest 4e~boo~s and ffalning machines, from which thousands of students have benefited. It can help YOU. too! LEARN NEW STUDY METHODS Requiescant ALBANY -- Mrs. Eva Molm, 57, St.' Patrick church, June 2. AURORA -- Core M. Aigner, 78, St. Peter church, June 2. William A. eowes, 83, ,St. Mary church,~ ~ay 29. Mrs. Frances T. l~utris~ 79, St. Theresa' church, June 3. James P. Christoffel, St. Theresa church, June 3 ELGIN -- John M. Reinerb 68, St. Mary church, June 3. GENOA -- Oscar Multvaim 71, St. Csth- er]ne church, May 29. FREEPORT --- Salvadore J. Wool, 3g, St. Mary church, June 3. i Mrs. Samuel C. Jump, 71, St. Joseph church, June 5. LENA --- Thomas H. Lolling, 13, St. Jo- seph church, May 29. MORRISON --- John J. 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