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Sunday, June 23', 1946 CYR Picnic To Be Held Sunday, June 23 Rockford--The outstanding ac- tivity of the coming week-end will be the big CYR picnic to be held at Sinnissippi Park Sunda)t, June 23, from 2 until 8 P. M. Permis- sion has been obtained from the Rockford Park Board to use Area 4 and the Softball Diamond. All CYR members are cordially in- vited aml urged to attend, tuests of the members may come if ar- ranged for in advance at the CYR clubrooms. Anyone not able to get there on his or her own steam should register at the CYR office and transportation will be pr(,- vide& Each participant will be responsible for his own food and utensils; in addition, permission has been obtained to sell candy bars, popcorn, potato chips, cold drinks and ice cream cups The committee in charge is planning all isorts of games and races, with at- tractive prizes for the winners. In case of rain, the entire party will be held at the CYR. The club- rooms will also be open from 8 to 10 P. M. after the picnic for CYR members. The following are in chal'ge of :,rrangements: John Siepp, chairman; Pat Elliott, pub- ]icity; Biz I)riscoll and Margaret Muraski, refreshments; Janet Zant nnd Mary Fitzpatrick, prizes; l)ou Leber and Mary Ellen Brady, games and races. At the variety show held on Sun- day June 9, Father W. E. Lessman, ('NR Club Moderator, presented the following awards to the win- ners of the ping pang and pool tournaments held during the pre- vious week: Award for first place--ping BLUE BIRD DIAMONDS S25 and Up CARL LINQUIST, Jewelry, Silver t157 Broadway Rockford ITOR e THE OBSERVER EDITION" ()F 0UR SUNDAY 'ViS" pang--boy's tournament: Don Leber. Award for second place---ping pang--boy's tournament: George Sicotte. Award for first piece--ping pang--girl's tournament: Mary Ellen Brady. Award for second place--ping ng--girl's tournament: Donna right. Award for first place---pool tournament: Jack Doyle. Award for second place--pool tournament: John King. Chaperones for the CYR p.cnic will be Mr. and Mrs. William mpp, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wentland, Miss Owendolyn Tallman, Miss Dorothy Strohmeyer, Miss Rose- mary King and Miss Patricia Ford. Committees Named For Card Party t St. Thomas Coliseum Rockford -- Mrs. W. Clarence King is general chairman for the Freshman-Sophomore card party which is to be held Thursday eve- ning, June 27 at St. Thomas coli- seum for the benefit of the school. Mrs. Wil'liam Mullane, ticket chair- man, is being assisted by Mrs. Hat:old Dempscy, Mrs. Win. Mar- eih, Mrs. Larry Heaslip, Mrs. 1)an- tel Kelly and Mrs. Joseph Bowcn. Mrs. David Barton will serve as prize chairman, assisted by Mines. Alfred Schopf, Win. Marcth, Beu- lah O'Meara, Justin Adams, John .Fussenger, .Joseph Ertmer, James Hayes and Chester Enright. ! Other committees are: Tallies, !Mrs Ray Henen and Mrs. Iohl !Egler; tables, Mrs: Alvin MetzT,'cr and Mrs. John Fusscner; refresh- ments, Mr. Harold Dempsey and Mr. Win. Mullane. There will be table and attend- ance awards. Players are asked to bring their own cards. This card party was origimdly scheduled for May 9, but due to the dim-out at that time, it was post- poned. All tickets issued at that time are void and new ones are printed. Bogota To Have Epic Statue Of Blessed Mother Bogota, Colombia, June 17.-- (NC)--A statue of the Blessed Vir- gin Mary "rivalling the statue of Christ on Mt. Concovado in io de Janeiro bay" is to be erected on Guadalupe hill .overlooking Bogota, the weekly El Catolicismo has dis- closed here. Diocesan Sports Arena By P. R. Cremer i, Aquin invades the Elgin lair next and St. Thomas wilt lay out the welcome mat on Oct. 6 . . . Three conference games follow, thence the final with Belvidere ... Accord- ing to the selection of opposition for his eleven, Coach True must be expecting great things of his lads : . . The Truemen will really have something to shoot at when they dig into the toughest chart in their history and cut into the turf of a new football field ... Improvements on the Elgin campus inel'ude com- pletion of the field and track by fall, and if the St. Edward lads continue their recent rate of im- provement, a lot of eyebrows may .... NeWs "Secti0n--Page 7 Community popped the lid in North Central Illinois conference baseball play last week with a booming 12-8 decision over Rock Falls at Howe's diamond. The Com- ets racked up a 2-0 count in the second inning and added a tally in the third before Rock Falls couM score. A big seven run rally in the 5xth ran the count to 10-1, att(l in spite of a Rock Falls spurt in the eighth inning that jarred the Comets to the tune of six mark- ers, the early lead was enough for a successful Community conquest. In Aurora City League play, the Knights of Columbus came un with another win as lhc Turner Club nine fell before the Knights by 4-1. A one run lead looked big for the K of C ?ads as the game de- be raised when the final scores are posted on diocesan scoreboar(Is Rivab'y in the North Central ilii" nots league is sure to hit high pitch in Sterling . . . The old tradi- : tional three cornered rival'ry is featured, and the athletic fieht is a battleground when arty two ot" the teams meet . . . Community had the jump on Rock Falls, but the Rockets have always been noted as a never-say-die outfit . . . In that recent game someone mistakenly or intentionally walked off with a few baseballs belonging to the Rockets... In view of the ,hortage of quality equipment, the Rock FaDsclub wouht appreciate return of the baseballs . . . Too bad that things like that have to happen in athletics, where fair play attd veloped into a pitcher's battle, but sportsmanship are the main les- Turner's tied the count in the. sons to be taught, and the heart of fourth. Three runs t the fifth the whole sport setup. provided the winning margin and I c,pp(,d .corin" etrorts fo,' the night. St. Gall's Parish Excellent pitchint allowed a )f on 5' seven hits t.o be recorded iSUmmer School for. both t(am.. .. ,anti the. Ioe's. . "e- B--:--tn t.un:-- ' tamed a 1)it: of consolattml as they  ) wound up with four safeties to the I -- -- KC tot 1 of three ' t ' ' [ EIburn--The Rev. L. J'. Guzzar- . _--- .... t do pastor of St Gall's parish, EI- ,ummer lsn t omelaltV more , ' ..... . ,* . , . . ", u dlourn announces that the Francis- than an lnlant DUL t l'(tW: ' ,' . . - -" " " o'lcan Starers of the Immaculate Con- fans were treated to a pev ew t I ' , . . " : .... " ...... i n eeptton or St Anthony s Rockford, things to come wnen lootoatl t t e' .... " ' "i' , . - . Wm conuuc summer scnoot ot cat- 1oIG around m the autumn ..... : ' 's ..... " " ; ccnetlcal ms,ruction for the chfl- Coach Greg rue reteaseu toe grin  , ,,.  ,, . ,  . ,q. flren oi E taatl S parlso esstons schedule for the season o .... " ,* .... . ., . " _ ....... ' wtu Degm unaay, .June 23 and and tt s a corker . . . Tne, .lg]mtes.:. c'oseJ on Saturday, July  Tne" will step into some tougn compeu- ._:.. _ .,'. '. " .-; - . . _ . trolly program wn oegm .,ttn Mass tion this season ana tnetr work m at 8 am. to be followed by sing- ah'eady cut out . . . Four confer- ing of hymns, instructions in cate- ence games top the rugged chat:t, chism and bible history, attd other with St. Mary's, Woodstock, St. religious projects. Mary's, Desplaines, Immaculate Mrs. Poly Cathelyn Re-Elected Head Of Rosary Society Tamplco- Mrs. Poly Cat.helyn was re-letted president of St. Mary's Altar and Rosary society at a recent meeting of the group in Tampico. Chosen vice-president was Mrs. Irving Clay. Mrs. C. W. Ahlrich will serve as secretary- treasurer and Mrs. Ray Moloney as reporter. Mrs. Mayme Cooney and Mrs. Hubert Derby were appointed to the committee to visit the sick during the coming year. Members of the July hostess committee are" Mrs. Joseph Burden, chairman, Mrs. C. W. Ahtrich, Mrs. R. B. Adams, Mrs. Win. Adams, Mrs. Eldon Adams and Mrs. Cecil Keefe. The church cleaning committee for July includes: Mrs. Phil Bral, chairman, Mrs. Al%e Burke, Mrs. Julius Boelens and Mrs. John Boer- jan. It was voted by the memberg of the society to buy an urn with potted plants to place on the grave of the departed pastor of St. Mary's, the Rev. T. O. Maguire. PHOTOSTAT YOUR DISCHARGE AND OTHER VALUABLE PAPERS Photo Copy Service 312 Park Ave., Rockford, III. Free Parking Lots I'. he Convenie'c. of Our Customers 31S N. Ckurcl 6tk & Chadtes 104S W. SteLe l44B N. 2rid St. Conception, Ehnhurst and St. Pro- Thirty-one children are expected eopius of Lisle leading the list to attend the daily classes. 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