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August 3, 1939 THE OBSERVER Rockford News tDi At YOUNGWOMAN ., St. Mary00 ocesan Priests r.njoy DoClal [ ,-, eL. s. s m s] Yooo00 I pr. neral Tfl RFT HABIT society of St. Mary's church held I00lUnllSK lu a successful party last evening in] __ [ --w v-.-= ....... the church hall. Dancing and oth- , . er entertainment was enjoyed. [ Rockford.--The ,ery Rex'. Magi. l Nr D | JDC Miss. Hazel . Hogan and Ms;tin [ F',. M.. O'Brien, pastor, of .St.r :,n:n U r ru U n bkM Ill- 0 McCoy, co-chalrmen for the event,[gems cnurcn, un.lcago, ceiee a!e were assisted by Miss Margaret ne sommn teqmem ,uass ior tne] Bell, tickets John Farmer refresh- ]late Rex'. William PkQuin!isklas} [ Rockford--Corpus Christi mon- ments an Robert Dwv u'eonesaav JUly zb ac u:6v " . . .,:= d . or, pubhc- . _ ." '., -- :' .... l aterv South Mare street will be i! ity oc,oc00 the cnapc, -' i seph's home. 739 East 35th street !he scene of a clothing ceremony NE ..... AD ...... Chicago, where Father Quinlisk had[Saturda ": -a'ug' .l:z,_me I.east o bt. v  ,.=o been chaplain for a number of [ (hare. .lags_ XVII[. oe ceieorateo, at New Orleans.--Three received years The office of the dead was[ 9 o'clock and lmmedmtely folloT- : the degree of Master of Arts at the said at 10 o'clock. " .ins a cloistered postulant will re- / closing ..... of the summer school ,,f: r-he ev. '1. '.- bammon, pastor ceive the. habit of .the Poor. . Clares.. Xavier Unlversty, only Catho.qc of St Bernard'- church Peoria The Ssters cordmAy invite their University for Negroes in the Umt- "  " friends and benefactors to witness ed States. long a friend of Father Quinlisk, !'l " Nelson Piping Co. HEATING EQUIPMENT 724 6TH ST. ! Rockford MAIN 686 "7 ..... [ NATIONAL SOUND & I SALES SERVICE Amplifiers Sold and Rented ": Also Sound Truck Service .:%'--' S. SECOND and WALNUT STS. :,_.*. Phone Main 3011 ROCKFORD Open Every Saturday Night--Other Nights :By Appointment CUTLER FUINITURE CO. 301-03 South Main St FURNITURE RADIOS RUGS CONGOLEUM WASHERS STOVES Many Useful Gifts Phone Main 3795 Rockford, IlL Window Shades, Curtain Rods, Venetian Blinds. Cleaning and Repairing, Drapery Fixtures, Linoleum. VIKING SHADE CO. MAIN 938 1107 Second Ave. Rockford, III. Aogl i # STORES FOOD ,t ROCKFORD " Dependable Delivery Sen'ie, ROCKVIEW FOOD MART MAIN 1123 2019 Broadway SUPER FOOD WART FOREST 66 1402 N. Main KILBURN FOOD MART MAIN 2360 $19 Kilburn FOREST AVE. GROCERY FOREST 64S1 107 Forest Ave. FINER FOODS GROCERY MAIN 4547 605 Kishwaukee SEA FOODS MAIN 2944 .320 Mulberry There h a Logli Store in Your Neighborhood Call the One Nearest You NIHAN & MARTIN PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS 5th Floor, Gas-Electric Bldg. and 1423 North Main Street ROCKFORD ILLINOIS Blue Beacon Coal Tons Blue Beacon ECluals 10 Tons of Or- linary Coal. Rockford Pure Ice & Fuel Co. 1015 School Main 1101 BAILEY'S ROCKFORD I Phone M-6393 Poultry House LIVE OR DRESSED POULTRY No Charge for Dressing 329 CEDAR STREET W'B'DORAN 109 N. Main St. Rockford MILLER-PATTON BAKING CO. i Wood--Slabs--Post-s--Lumber (Delivered Anywhere) Ace Fuel & Lumber COMPANY 1335 Preston Street Rockford Phone Main 4510 ROCKFORD. ILL. delivered the sermon. Father Quinlisk is survived by a sister, Sarah. Among the clergy from the Dio- cese of Rockford in attendance at the services were the Rt. Roy. Msgr. A. J. Burns, V.G., P.A., Ster- ling. the Rt. Roy. Msgr. John P. McGuire, P.A., and the Rt. Roy. Msgr. Francis J. Conron, Rockford the Rove. Charles H. Quinn, Rock- ford and A. M. Weitekamp, Pro- phetstown. Interment was made in Calvary cemetery There are Woolworth stores in Canada, Cuba, Great Britain, Ger- many and France. PEARSON'S BEAUTY SHOPS --Located At -- 1142 Eroadway - Main 6684 721 N. Main Main 2100 ROCKFORD, ILL. McAllister- Julian FUNERAL DIRECTORS 304 No. Fifth St. RoekforO this solemn ceremony. St. Clare, daughter of a noble family of Assist, was born July ]6, 1194. From her earliest youth it was her most ardent desire to have no other spouse but Jesus Crucified. Hearing of St. Francis who at that time was an exaraple of perfection to the whole city, she went to him for instruction and advice. He spoke to her so fer- vently of the contempt of the: world, the shortness of life ;nd of loving God above all things, that she conceived the desire of re- nouncing all. St. Francis appoint- ed Palm Sunday, March 19, 1212 as the day she should carry out her desire. On that memorable day, Clare, richly dressed and adorned, accompanied her motl,er and family to the Divine Service. but when all went up to the altar to receive a palm branch, modesty kept her back in her place Seeing this the prelate, urged hy divine inspiration, left his place and ap- proaching placed a palm in her hand, a symbol of the victory she was about to gain over the world. Clare with other noble ladies Look part in the mournful triumph of ti:e day. But there was joy in her sorrow for the hour of her release from all earthly ties and fears wa nearing, and she would soon be the spouse of Jesus Christ. Professed by St. Francis i When all had retired that night Frank R. Fitzgerald I FUNERAL DIRECTOR [ Phone Main 169 R-I ] I tl- 8. Winnebago Street [ THE O'NEAL LETTER SHOP Kathleen O'Seil O'Shay, Owner 6].:]- Rockford National Bank Building ADDRESSOGRAPH WORK MIMEOGRAPHING MULTIGRAPHING TYPEWRITING Phone--Main 1579 Rockford, Ill. WILSON ELECTRIC COMPANY "Everything Electrical". FOR Home .. Factory.. Store Specializing in Home Modernization" Wiring . Appliances . Fixtures 113 S. MADISON STREET PHONE MAIN 2800 Rockford Fhilco Radio Frigidaire Stolwl Stokers PROGRESS ELECTRIC SHOP 106 West State Street SALES and SER%qCE Thor W'asher and Ironer You Can Always Depend On ROCKCOTE QUALITY PAINT *If your PAINT DEALER cannot supply you--phone, write r stop in at our Modern Plant. ROCKFORD PAINT MFG. CO. 201 N. Madison St. Rockford G. D. BEST & SON 725 W. State St. Phone, Main 5304 MONUMENTS Rockford Illinoi SCHROM'$ WALDORF FOOD SHOP THE VERY BEST IN BREADS, CAKES, PASTRIES Telephone Main 2233 220 N. MAIN ST. ROCKFORD SERVING GREATER ROCKFORD Featuring Deluxe Service "Ws Invite Comparison" Phone Main 5900 1224 Broadway Fine. Durable Paints at Thrifty Prices TOBINSON BROTHERS 1122 Broadway Forest 683 Rockford, Ill. [OWENS MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR WOMEN'S COATS. FUR8 , DRESSES and Accessories i ii iiiii PLANT, -- 1113, 1115 NO. SECOND ST. CLEANERS Downtown Stores 213 S. Main - 317 E. State 108 S. Church PHONE MAIN 1274 STYLE STORE FOR MEN 120 'North Main St. ROC KFORD she with trusty companions fled in noiseless haste from the castle to the little chapel of St. Mary of the Angels. Here St. Francis and hi brethren met and with lighted ta- pers conducted her to the altar of Mary Immaculate, where after a touching exhortation to the young :bride of Jesus Crucified, she laid aside her sumptuous robes and was clothed with the poor hal)it and cord of his order. Then in the hands of her saintly Father she pronounced the solemn vows of religion. The Poor Clares date the fouuda- tion of their order from this epoch. Soon after St. Francis placed her i in the convent of St. Damian's. Here in this quiet, secluded spot this heroic virgin of 18 yea,, be- gan her life of sacrifice and prayer. - Her admirable love of poverty, which caused her to ask and ob- tain from the Holy See for her order the hitherto unheard of and unasked for privilege of perfect poverty was equalled only by her extraordinary austerities, self-sac- rifice and devotion to the bitter passion and the Blessed Sacra- ] mont. [ Saved From Barbarians A remarkable instance is men- tioned in her life. Barbar 's Sa- racens came to plunder the city o[ Assasi, and first azsaulted St. Da- mien's, which stood outside the alls. The terrified nuns ran. trem- bling to their beloved mother, who had long lain on a bed of painful sickness. Her holy zeal for the di- vine honor, and her maternal hear t aroused her courage. She had her. self carried to the church, and there after a short prayer arose with supernatural strength and proceeded to a window of the con- vent--but not alone. She bore with her her Eucharistic God. Placing the monstrance in the very sight of the enemies she prayed with [many tears for deliverance. At the ]]end of her prayer sh seemed to [[hear a sweet voice saying: "Ego lives semper custodian" (I will al- l[ways protect you). At the same [[time a sudden terror seized the ][assailants, and they fled panic tricken. After many years of patient suf- 'ering the day of her death, or rather triumph, approached. A few hours before this blessed moment Mary, the Queen of Virgins, a peared and tenderly embracing her dying child, threw a royal mantle over her coarse habit. St. Clare's holy death occurred Aug. 11, 1253. Two years later her name was enrolled in the catalogue of the saints. New M.M. Bishop For the second time within ten days the Holy Father has appoint- ed a Ma,knoll missioner Vicar Apostolic in the mission field. The Roy. James F. Donaghy, M.M., of New Bedford, Mass., has been named Vicar Apostolic of Wuchow, South China. (N.C.W.C. photo) Local & Diocesan High Li :hts of The Hist l/ill CATHOLIC REVIVAL GALLICANISM Louis XIV. (1643-1715) was in many ways the greatest of French kings. But he had a mentality which foreshadowed that of "some modern dictators. Like them he wanted to control the Church as well as the State. Under him devel- oped the movement called Gallicanism, i. e., a Church which was free from Rome, national rather than Catholic, taking its name from "Gallic," the Latin word for France. The Popes fought this heresy, but in the meantime religion suf- fered much from Royal domination. Gal- licianism spread to other countries, nots. bly Austria, where its baneful iufluence was felt for centuries. In Catholic lands, the Church, under saintly leaders, became much stronger after the attacks of the Reformation. St. Charles Borromeo reformed the Church in Northern Italy. In France we have St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Bishop of Geneva, model Christian gentleman and patron of the Catholic Press (above). This saint, relying on kindness rather than bitter controversy, converted thousands of Calvinists. He is given credit with reviving devotion among the laity. A little before his time St. Philip Neri, also a. gentle and cheerful saint, revived Christian devotion in Rome. re. Events il Algonquin Aug. [9--Annual Bazaar, St. Mar- garet's parish hall. =_ Aurora Aug. 3--Ice Cream Social, St. r Mary's school grounds, sponsored by Altar 00osary society : Aug. 5-6--Barbecue celebration, Aurora Council Knights of Co- lumbus. RATIONALISM Men were taught by Protestant.lain to deny the AUTHORITY of the Cimrch. They were encouraged to zork out their own beliefs by studying the Bible and interpreting it according to private judg- ment. As a result many contradictory doctrines were taught under the name of Christianity. A few philosophers in England finally suggested doing away with revelation altogether, discarding the Bible. relying on unaided human rea- son. This was RATIONALISM. It spread rapidly to France, Germany, and other countries, and was always distin- guished by bitter anti-Catholicism. Hot Stove League Aug. 9 -- Weekly card party, Sacred Heart parish Aug. 10--Midsummer social, St. Rita's church grounds. Apple River Aug. 13--Homecoming and pic- nic. St. Joseph's parish. Batavia Aug. 27--Annuai picnic, John's Grove, Tri-CLty Catholic Youth so- ciety. Belvidere Aug. 9--Berefit Lawn Social, St. Joseph's Hospital grounds. Aug. 13--Annual Picnic, Knights of Columbus, Rainbow Gardens Cary Aug. 10-11-12--Parish bazaar, SS. Peter & Paul parish. Crystal Lake Aug. 24-25-26--Annual Bazaar, St. Thomas parish. Elgin Aug. ll--Ice cream social and games, St. Joseph's church grounds. Aug. ll -- Benefit Festival, St. Joseph's school grounds. Erie Sept. 3--Chicken dinner, St. Am- brose parish. Galena August 20--Picnic and homecom- ing-Recreation park, St. Michael's )arish, Hampshire Aug. 2T--Homecoming and Chick en Dinner, St. Charles parish : 'ounds. Harmon Aug. 13--Chicken dinner, St. Flannen's parish. Johnsburg Aug. 5-6---Picnic and chicken dinner, St. John's church grounds. Maple Park Aug. 20--Parish dinner--St, Mary's parish. McHenry Aug. 12-13--Annual Parish Festi- val; Sunday, Chicken and Duck Dinner; St. Mary's parish. Morrison Aug. 5--1ce cream social, St. Mary's parish. Prophet=town Aug. 19-20--Chicken Dinner and Summer Festival, St. Catherine's larish, Sandwich Aug. 6--Parish Picnic and Chick- en dinner, Sandwich Fairgrounds. Somonauk Aug. 20 -- Homecoming, picnic and chicken dinner, St. John'3 par- ish, Sandwich fairgrounds. St. Charles Aug. @--Picnic, Foley's Grove, sponsored by Holy :Name society of St. Patrick's parish. Stockton Aug. 27--Parish dinner and pic- nic, Holy Cross parish. Sublette Aug. 27 -- Parish Dinner and Homecoming, Our Lady of Per- petual Help parish. Pope Again Called Apostle of Peace AL "MOOSE" SCHRAMM; As predicted by this column last xeek, Alphonse "Moose" Schramm former Aqutn high school athelete and recent graduate of Loras cot legs, has been appointed assista.,t coach at Loras. Alphonse who starred at Aquiu iL football and basketball from 1930 to 1934 later showed his athletic ability as a member of the Duhawk squads. In football "Moose", whB played the tackle position, proved many times the main cog in a Loras conquest. His drive and stamina proved invaluable to the Dohawk line-up. Basketball, an- other field in which the Freeporter as outstanding, is another reason why he holds his present positlcn. While still a student at Loras, Scbramm aided in coaching basket /all at St. Columkille high school in Dubuque August 14 will be the debut of night basPbail in Chicago. The Chicago White Sex will be the host to the St. Louis Browns in the first game of its type to be played in the "Windy City". The system which is now being installed in Comisky Park will cost $100,000 and will be completed in about a -----CourtP.y The Telegraph-Herald ASSISTANT LORAS COACH week. Seven hundred and sixty eight bulbs will provide light. Th total lighting power will run up to one hundred and forty million can- dle power, the intensity of whirl will be equal to four times the light under a living room floor lamp. Sydney Vooderson. the fleet- footed Englishman who ran a mis- erable fifth in the Princeton Mile, had to withdraw from racing for the rest of the season due to a: torn leg, muscle. The English flash who holds the worlds record for the mile, 4:06.4, deeply regretted the fact because he wanted to preys to America that he was a "racer" as well as a "runner". It looks very likely that World Series headlines ill read "Reds versus Yanks". The Reds, Who are far out in front in the Senior league THE and seem to be climbing the pen- nant ladder, Wtll undoubtedly meet the mighty Yanks in -hat we hope will be a different sort of V, rorld Series. The Reds can thank their superlative pitching for a flag If they hoist the pennant o'er Cros- ley Field this fall. BY RED, WHITE AND ED ETY FOR THE tOPAGATION OF THE HOME AND FOREIGN MISSIONS: Rockford Dlrector Right Rsv. Msgr. Francis J. Conron 1245 N. Court St., Rockford Phone: Main 2140 Office Hours 9:00 to 12:00 tacks upon the Albigenses, and toe influence of his preaching coupled with the eminent holiness of his life, won many back to the rrue Fold, as well as incited others to follow his example, thus paving the way lor the foundation of his great order. Mission Work the Goal Always, however, te call to mis- sion work persisted in the ears and heart of the Saint, and as Father Hughes, O.P., wrote some years ago, "Dominic was first and foremost a foreign missionary." To his spiritual sons and daughters he expressed the wish that they should "go to the pagans to en- lighten them with the light of the Gospel and to bring them to the knowledge of the true God." How well his commission was carried ont may be understood from a brief perusal of the history of the Catho- lic church during the past seven centuries. St. Dominic built well the struc- ture of his great missionary order and countless millions have learn- ed to rejoice In the results of his zeah The Orient, the Near East. Africa, and North and South Amer- ica have listened to the doctrines Growth of Rationalism THE FRENCH REVOLUTION Finally Rationalism bore fruit in ths excesses of the French Revolution of 1789. In that year the representatives of the French people gathered to correct some of the undoubted abuses which existed in that country. The parish priests, the so-called "lower clergy," were all in favor of reform. But in time the French Revolution passed under the control of rabid extremists, who insti- tuted reigns of terror. They forgot the liberalism of the Catholic clergy and killed literally thousands for their be- liefs. They also took away the liberty of the Church, a liberty which the Church in France has not fully recovered until this day. there will be an exceptionally large attendance. Students who grad- uated at the end of this year have all found employment in the var- ious professions for which they qualified." (Fides). How many of our universities in the United States could boast a similar record ? Fear Destruction Of Mount of Ollv. London.--The Mount of Olives is in danger of demolitionl according to a statement issued here hy the British colonial office. It may be made a part of the residential sec- tion of Jerusalem. AGED BROTHER DIES Chica'go.--Hundreds of Chicago- ans, many of them prominent in public affairs, mourned the death last week of Brother Landrick Jos- eph, F. S. C., 83, who died in Alex- ian Brothers hospital, St. Louis, July 12. of Christianity preached by follow- ers of this great leader. The first native Chinese priest, who became the first native Chinese bishop, was a Dominican. Dominican priests, nuns and tertiaries in the thousands have shed their blood for the Faith. Dominicans today are carrying on the same work in far-flung mission fields. Let us have recourse, then, to this great Saint on his feastday, Aug. 4, that the fire of his zeal may continue to burn brightly in the hearts of all those who love the missions. News Glimpses from China While the secular press may re- port death and destruction in Chi- na, reports from Catholic mlssions give encouraging news of the work being Alone by missionaries in spite of the crisis which exists there From Peking comes .news that Aurora university is receiv- ing applications for admissions to courses to be given during the coming scholastic year and and that "there is every prospect that HEDRICK ELECTRIC CO .... 201 Seventh St .... M.90$ "Everything Electrical for Your Home" ii ROBERT TRIGG & SONS -- MEMORIALS AUTHORIZED ROCK OF AGES DEALER 114 $. Flrat St. ROCKFORD 1137 Broadway Rockford ROCKFORD Auto Service EARLGARAGEBRANDER'5 General Repairing On Motor Cars 2500 W. State St. Rockford, Ill. Dry Cleaners HUSMAN CLEANERS It's New When We're Through kll garments insured while ii our )oesemsion. Free pck up ana oe Ivery 2415 LATHAM ST. =orest 959  PHONE  Main 6775 Automobiles Largest Dealer In Northern Illinois! New and Used Cars RECHT- FROELICH CHEVROLET Elect. Appliances The Maytag Shop MAYTAG WASHERS and IRONERS HOT POINT REFRIGERATORS and G. . RADIOS Phone Main 1872 518 W. State St. Bakery ]Funeral Director I LONG & CULHANE I - 623 MULBERRY STREET Phone, Main 4018 Carpets-Rugs Hardware Myers Hardware Paint Glass . rerngerators 2417 WEST STATE STREET Phone Main 1921 Hardware Black & Company HARDWARE * PAINTS SlT WEST JEFFERSON ST. FOREST 73 Luggage !L G THE UG AGE SHOP 113 W. State Street PHONE MAIN 23 Mattresses 317 Chestnut St. Main 821 Fisher Mattress Shoppe F. J. Zink, Proprietor "Direct from Factory to You" bfattresses Renovated i.} NEW MATTRESSES AND BOX SPRING OF ALL KINDS Mattresses ROCKFORD MATTRESS CO. MATTRESSES RENOVATED Prices Right 212 7th St. Phone F-7327 Plumbing JOSEPH W. NILSON 905 East State 6treet WATER SYSTEMS, SOFTENERS AND GAS HEATER8 "A bath tn ever), home." may=, Big Joe, the Plumber Phone Forest 81 Rockford Shoe Bean Shoe Service EXPERT RepairingRebuildin g--Dyeing 109 SOUTH WYMAN . CARPET-LINE STORE, Inc. We Dresa Your Floors and Windows LIn-leume Carpets Rugs Curtain Draperies . . Window Shades Electric Appliances 424-28 Seventh St. Phone M1700 (Contlnued from page I) and Poland and, perhaps, also be- tween France and Italy, Plus XII wished in reality to give peace to the entire world. "He wished to remove defin- itely the danger of war, hanging over the world for years. This could not be accomplished by cunning compromises, but through an effective transforma- tion of spirit. "Some states would have had to accept certain sacrifices, it is ;rue. but those favored, on the other hand would then have had to col- aborate peaceably with their neigh- bors in spirit of reciprocal confid- ence, equity and charity. "This plan was not the work of an Idealist foreign to realities, dreaming of castles in Spain. Plus XII, since his youth, has been a dip lomat; he knows all the difficulties that one encounters in the accom- plishment of a work of envergure. He believed, moreover, in the pos- sibility of realizing his plans." Cleaners COOPER'S Cleaners and Dyers 926 W. State Forest (il's Uptown Office- 107 South wyman. Panatorium C]eaner---lll So. Main. THE SAINTLY DOMINIC It was in old Castile zhat te ']orious St. Dominic vas l: in 1170, son of Felix Guzman anal Jo- anna of Aza, but the splendor cf his career as zealous priest of Cod devotee )f Mary and founder of the Order of Preachers has .pread over the entire world. To frmnds of the mission cause 'hts great Saint and the order he ounded are well known and deeply -e- vered, but it might ;. well to sum- marize briefly a few of the out. standing events in Dominic's life which prove his untiring interest in the cause of spradtng Christ's Klogdom en earth. The great ..harcte"stlc of 8L Dominic's life seems o have been similar to that of his Divine Mas- ter--a thirst for souls, to which might be added his great devotion to the Queen of "=Ieaven. Heresy was striking at the tory roots of Catholicism during the 12th and 13th centuries and the eart of this great priest from 3nettle was saddened by the sight of thousands of souls being led into error ;)y the false teachings of the herutical leaders of the times. Truly a man of action, St. Dominic led the at- Coal, Coke, Wood KINDLING BRIQUETS B &B FUEL CO. 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