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News Section--Page 4 Urge Measure To Permit 400,000 DP's To Enter U.S. Continued from page 1, News Sec. firsthand interviews that the re- settled DP's "were not communists nor radicals as so many people THE OERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY about the position which the o ----JL--A Ir--- LJ----- United States would take on the t,uiru L, am nosr DP problem He said there is a B" S -- /  4 lingering suspicion in the minds of ror rrnesrs ,.A. Ithe South American peoples that tm= s 14# the United States must have a Wry IrUOV weeK good reason for its apparent In- I willingness to accept DP's." "The United States stands out Continued rom page 1, News See. today," the Monsignor concluded, role will be reviewed by Msgr. "as the greatest expression of democratic humanism in the whole Luigi Ligutti, Director of the Na- world. It is the leader among the tional Rural Life Conference. key. William Quinn, Catholic Action nations in the struggle for the seem to imply," but that they "rep- maintenance of democratic institu- Chaplain from Chicago, and Rev. resent the very best people of tions. It wants people everywhere Louis Putz, C.S.C., Director of the their countries--the best techni- to be free in the e'xercise of.their Young Christian Students at Notre clans, the best engineers, the best God-given rights. It is contribut- Dame, will complete the morning's ing heavily to a relief program for program. In addition to Canon Cardijn's agriculturalists" and that they them. Why should it not now do talk Thursday morning, the priests were "by no means demanding its share in providing homes for a will hear Rev. William Ferree, S.M., about the type of work that should considerable number of then ? It of Dayton, O., discuss "The Inset- be provided for them." expects other nations to join in tutional Apostolate," and Rev. Ra- Monsignor O'Grady declared this effort. The others are hesitat- ban Hathorn, O.S.B., of St. Mein- there is every reason to believe ing, waiting for the United States rad's Abbey, St. Meinrad's, lnd. that Brazil will opens its doors to to take the lead It is part of the tell of "The Liturgy and Catholic a "very large number of displaced!log ic of our cause that we should Action." persons" and that the general atti- do so. Otherwise we weaken our Arrangements for the studyveek tide toward DP's in Chile and!position of leadership throughout ar e in charge of Father Putz, who Uruguay has changed decideily, the world." may be contacted by priests wish- "Of all the countries I visited," In his testimony, Mr. McCaffery ing to attend by writing him in the Monsignor continued, "the one scoffed at the theory that by per- care of Box 117, Notre Dame, In- that offers the best hope for the miffing DP's to enter the United diana. displaced persons in Europe is Ar- States, the nation would afford gentina. It not only offers a greater Russia and her satellites with an ..hope than any Latin American opportunity to infiltrate this na- country but of any country in the tion with a steady stream of corn-e9 s world. After a very restricted munists. He pointed out that the immigration policy since 1933, Ar- bulk of the DP's in Europe are gentina has again become immi- from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, gratiou-minded. I was told that Poland and Yugoslavia, which are while Argentina had become im- countries that have fallen under migration-minded, it was going to the Soviet influence. He added in the be very selective and confine itself that the DP's have refused to re- Diocesan to Italians and Spaniards. How- turn to their homes mainly because ever, on the basis of close contacts of religious or olitical reasons. with the Argentine Government over a considerable period, I have Sports Arena come to the conclusion that it has Deaths decided to adopt a broad policy toward displaced persons, that it BY CHUCK CREMER has in fact decided to accept an unlimited number of them." Ro,.kford -- Mrs. Madeline Frai Pont, The CYA softball league was Monsignor O'Grady said that 72. 514 Toner Ave., SL I'cter's parish, throughout his stay in Latin Am- Jury 10. knocked wide open last week, when Anthony Mnndvll, 86. 1239 Holland St., St, Joseph's suffered their first loss erica, he was questioned constantly st. Anthony of Padua parish, July 12. in 13 games. The Hillmen, who Mrs. .lohanna Kroepfle. 67, 443 i. Chur'h St., St. Mary's parish. July ll. had annexed their amazing string M."c"enry  Joh. sh ....... 4, ,002 Hask,l of victories over last season and Ave.. St. P,,ter'u p,rish..July ll. the first part of this one, were sent Aurora - Mrs. Susan Backes, 60, No. down in bitter defeat, 12-5. Holy Aurora, St. Rita's parish. July 10. Edward J. Kulesha, 58, 857 Mason Angels accomplished the feat, the Ave., St. Peter's parish, July 11. result being a four way tie for the Mrs. Eliasbeth Kurns, 78, 705 N. La top berth. While this was taking Telephone 289-W Salle St., Our Lady of Good Counsel place, Sacred Heart, still looking parih, July t0. CARL RIETESEL Th .... F .... is Logan, St. Mary'. par- for their initial win of the current ish. funeral asrvice July 12. season, bowed to St. Theresa, 12-4, UPHOLSTERING Mr.. I.oretta Pillatsch, 29, Route 2, St. and St. Nicholas blasted Good Therese varih, July 10. Custom Made Furniture Susan Schomer. 78, 324 Beach, St Nich- Counsel, 12-4. alas parish, July 8. In the feature game, Holy Angels llelvidere -- Mrs. June DeWane Shee- roved that they were out for blood McHENRY, ILLINOIS ban. 36. St. James parish, July 1. DeKalb -- Mrs. Gertrude Hamoutg, 82, before the Champs quite knew what 423 S. 10th St.. St. Mary's parish. July 12. had happened. Scoring three times " Dixon - Mrs. Agnes Reed, St. Pat- in the first and five times in the riek's parish, July 12. "ycamore , third, the Angels began coasting. MeClure Ave., St. Laurence parish, July St. Joseph's had a four run splurge s. in the fourth, their only serious Mary Loucks Rohiing, St. Mary's par- scoring threat in the entire game. ish, July 9. MHenry -- Elizleth Ann Adams, in- Propernich, Holy Angels first sack- I  fat, St. Mary's parish. July 9. er, was batting star of the game, PHONE S9"DAY OR HIGHT Sterling -- Frank L. Ward, 60, St. making four hits in four tries. Mary's parish, July I I. St. Charles -- Mrs. Pelronella Rails Felton led the St. Joseph attack 61. St. Patrick's parish. July 10. with two hits in three tries. KEBIL Sul,lette -- Frank Junior Burkhardt. aS. Aurora K. of C. team were Our Lady of 'Perpetual Help parish, June dumped twice, by Joliet and the 3o. Legion teams respectively. The REQUIESCANT IN PACE Steelmen made it two in a row FUNERAL HOME AMBULANCE The m.,'. J. J. Ct,,cr died July IS, over the Knights with a 5-3 victory: 1930 and is buried in Chicago, Ill. The Rev. Edward J. Fleege died July Errors proved costly, and figured 24, 1917 and is buried in Menominee, III. in the scoring, which was held to I The key. William P. Quinllsk died July a minimum by some very fine Automobiles 24, 1939 and is buried in Calvary ceme- pitching on the part of both hurl- tery, Chicago, Ill. BUICK, PONTIAC, GMC TRUCKS The Rev. John Henry Whelan died era. The American Legion had July 15, 1925 in St. Anthony Hospital, things pretty much their own way Latest Modern EqulpmentBody aria Roctkford and is buried in Calvary cem- as the Kaysee nine again came Motor Works"Standard Oil" Products etch,, Chicago, Ill. Sycamore!s Most Up to Date Lubricatlr Grant. we beseech Thee, 0 Lord, that out on the short end, this time 4-1. Oept.Day and Night Service. the souls of Thy servants. Thy priests Although the Knights gathered FARGO GARAG| whom in thi life Thou didst honor with eight hits, two less than the Legion, the acred ofltee, may rejoice in the glory they couldn't seem to bunch them i of heaven for evermore. Amen. ...... for the runs necessary for victory. Community split a pair of games, Dixon trouncing the Dixon entry in the NCIC 13-2, and dropping a tough one to Rock Falls, 3-1. The Dixon game would read about the same as all those one-sided games do. The Comets fattened their averages at GORAL BROS. ROOFING CO. the expense of two or three Dixon hurlers, while the Dukes bats were ALL TYPES OF ROOFING--BUILT. UP ROOFS A SPECIALTY silenced by some fine mound Work ASPHALT TILE FLOORS on the part of Kelly, Comet ace, 117 W. THIRD ST. Office Tel. 1283 -- Res. Tel. 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In all probability, a good check will appreciate YOUR on signals is in order for the Com- munity men, which would remedy BUSINESS a situation of thi kind. 1G%* ..d, T r J &,. .--11& Sunday, July 20, 194 pair of games in the city league. Midwest, fast becoming the "team to watch" subdued the boys, 11-4. The Knights bounced right back, humbling Henney's 16-0. The team now has a record of five wins and two defeats, and with the steady improvement they have shown, plus a couple of good breaks in the right games, they should be right up there around the top of the league around play-off time. Sublette Societies Plan Social July 24 Sublette--The Holy Name So- ciety and St. Anne Society of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church are completing plans for their an- nual Ice Cream Social to be held on the parish lawn Thursday even- ing, July 24. Ice cream and cake will be served, also sandwiches, pie, coffee and pop. There will be a grab bag for the children. 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