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PAGE 6 THE OBSERVER FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1961 WORKING ON DCCW CONVENTION--The committee pictur- ed above are working on arrangements for the fourth biennial convention of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women to be held Oct. 8 at Aquin Central high school, Freeport. Shown (l to r) are: Mrs. E. S. Borsdorf, Stockton; Miss Eileen Campbell, Freeport; Miss Gabriala Knipschield, Freeport; Miss Madge Dooley, Elgin: Mrs. John LaForge, Freeport; and Mrs. Ray Haren, Freeport. You can be SURE i~ It's Westinghouse Get It At Hardware Co. We Feature a Complete Line of Fireplace Fixtures Two Convenient Locations hi Gardeners Plan Flower Show Car. S. Galena and Main ea Be Se ROCKFORD- A membership lan. of St. Peter parish, and to tea Saturday Sept 16 at the introduce the new advisor, the Rev Wflham K n o t t of St home of Mrs. Francis Hickey, 1 James pro cathedral St. Peter par'sh, will open the - . . All Cathohc women are mvlt 1961-62 season for the Rock[ord - " a Th ed to attend and to acquamt C tholic Woman's League. e . " occasion wilt provide an oppnr- themselves with the workings of tunity for the group to honor its the league and its eight guilds, 05 W. Main ADams 2-7127 retiring spiritual advisor, t h e Rt. Rev. Msgr. W. G. McMil- SUPER KEMTONE RUBBER WALL PAINT ond KEM GL0 ENAMEL THOUSANDS OF COLORS NEWBERRY WALLPAPER AND PAINT CO. Served the way you llke it--. Prepared to Perfection To eat here or to take out DIAL AD 2-5515 FOR CARRY-OUTS 108 East Stephenson Freeport several of them new this year Representatives at each guild will be present to discuss the programs and purposes of each group and to register members. Mrs. Henry Wirry is general chairman of the event and is i being assisted by a representa- tive from each parish: Miss Rose Juliano, St. Anthony: Mrs. William I)utmer, St. Bernadette, Mrs. R. W. Ellis, St. Bridget: Mrs. William Snyder, St. Ed- ward: Mrs. F. C. Hughes, St. Mary: Mrs. Henry Bracke, St. Patrick: ' Mrs. Albert Johnson, Ss. Peter and Paul: Mrs. Alex V i c t o r, St. Stanislaus: Mrs. Thomas Kenney, St. Peter: and Mrs. P a t r i c k Donahue, St. James. Mrs. H. Richard Leber, membership chairman of the Young Matrons' guild, is also assisting. Hours will be from 2:30 till 4:30 p.m. Hold DCCW [ Convention At Freeport 1 , women in the Rockford dioceset " i!~ are invited to attend the fourth] 'biennial convention of the Dio-] ccsan Council of Catholic Worn-I en Sunday, Oct. 8. at Aquin Cen-I tral high school in Freeport. AI letter has gone out from Mrs.I Timothy Sullivan of Sterling, dio- cesan president, to the women inL the diocese calling them to as-I semble for the promotion of uni-I fled Catholic action. ] "God's work must truly be our] own" is the theme chosen forl this year's convention, a phraseI which expresses the purpose of i the council in co-ordinating the ', STERL::TGoyE~INEcYt~oCCWwYmFeF:CErReS(I Newl) 5~ect~ddfflC~rhSaOfe~h:inStE~ng :etne~[~ endeavors of all Catholic worn- president; Mrs. Raymond Faivre, Sublette, director at large: Mrs. Edward Tyne, Polo, record- en's groups. The convention will ing secretary; Mrs. Harold Glessner, Amboy, president; Mrs. John Burke, Tampico, second embrace the entire "sphere of vice president; Mrs. Kenneth Shelton, Rochelle, treasurer. (Daily Gazette Photo) the Catholic woman -- family, parish, community and world." Every woman in the diocese is eligible to attend because all' are members of DCCW. In at- tendance will be the diocesan, deanery and local affiliate chair- men of the standing committees which have been set up by Bish op Lane, and delegates who have been selected by each af- filiate group. These delegates will vote for the new diocesan board of directors. A highlight of the convention is the naming of the Catholic Woman of the Year by the Most Rev. Loras T. Lane, Bish- op of Rockford. A traveling gav- el will be presented to the dean- ery which has the best atten- dance, and three prizes are plan- ned for the best exhibits put on general display. Each of the standing commit- tees, of which there are seven ROCKFORD -- The Greater will present workshops in the Rockford Home Gardeners will morning, and will repeat them have their llth annual flower in the afternoon, for the purpose show Sept. 9 from 3 to 9 p.m. of acquainting others with the and Sept. 10 from 1 to 9 p.m. at work being done and to exchange the armory here. The show will ideas. There will also be a gen- feature an outdoor garden, a eral assembly at which speakers market place, dried arrange- will be featured and awards will ments and a tea garden, be presented. There will be a junior division Standing committees are: for boys and girls to age 14, and home and school, organization a special class for exhibitors and development, legislation, li- a blue rib- braries and literature, rural life bon.Wh have never won spiritual development and safe- Ity. Sunday Family Treat At The Original Pancake House After Church Bring the Family for Real Delicious Pancake Menus ~,ith the Finest Ingredients. Serving. "/ m. to 2 tl.m. Special Room Sunda~. 7 a.m. Jor Party lo Midnight Groups Laurence parish, Elgin, are co- chairmen. The purposes of the diocesan council have been defined by the national organization as follows: 1. To awaken Catholic women to a sense of their apostolic mis- sion under the direction of their bishop. 2. To help modern woman to qualify for her responsibility as an apostle ol Christ. 3. To furnish a means of fed- erating all Catholic women's groups into a cohesive unity. The National Council is a fed- eration of societies and its pur- pose is to promote teamwork among its member organiza- tions. It tries to co-ordinate and improve the work of the individ- ual groups, but in no way to di- rect them or replace them. Its member groups are the diocesan councils throughout the United States. The Rockford dio- cesan council is divided into six deaneries with each including'all of the Catholic women's groups throughout its area. The biennial conventions, and the institutes held in the inter- vening years, attract hundreds of women from throughout the diocese. Nurses' Alumnae Plan Symposium ROCKFORD -- St. Anthony hospital nurses' alumnae are sponsoring a six-week nurses' symposium beginning Oct. 4 in St. Patrick school basement. Lecture dates and speakers are: Oct. 4, the Rev. Anthony Becker, superintendent of Boy- lan Central Catholic high school here; Oct. tl, Dr. Hugh John- son; Oct. 18, Dr. John Berry; Oct. 25, Sister M. Benedict, O.S.F assistant director of nurses at St. Anthony; Nov. 1. ispeaker not announced; and Nov. 8, Malin D. Martin, execu- tive director of the Easter Seal Center and his staff. Mrs. Tom Nolan and Mrs. Lyle Allen are co-chairmen of the symposium. Mrs. W i 1 1 i a m Schmidt is the alumnae presi- dent. New a STERLING -- Mrs. Harold Glessner of St. Patrick parish, Amboy, was elected president of the Sterling Deanery Council of Catholic Women at an open meeting of the council held re- cently in St. Mary school audi- torium. Approximately 250 worn-: en of the deanery attended. Other newly-named officers include Mrs. James Chamber- lain, St. Ambrose parish, Erie, first vice president: Mrs. John Burke, St. Mary, Tampico, sec- ond vice president: Mrs. Ed- ward Tyne, St. Mary's Polo, re- cording secretary; Mrs. Ken- neth Shelton, St. Patrick, Ro- chelle, treasurer: and Mrs. Ray- man Faivre, St. Patrick of May- town, Sublette, director at large. Opens Meeting The Rev. Francis Kennedy, pastor of St. Mary, Morrison, moderator, opened the meeting by leading the prayer to Our Home Sweet Home a By Nellie Hughes,I Some wag once said, most journalists prefer the freedom of column-writing to the de- mands and anonymity, of the general assignment beat." Oh yeah, Well, not this col- umnist. Most fields covered by columnists are gold mines of ideas -- but not the "Home Sweet Home" field. Who can write a column about the one- day flu? Burned peas? Battle- scarred dogs? Lint balls? It's different with other col- umnists, as I shall prove. 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Date of the broadcast from the Sterling station will be announced shortly: the pro- grams will be carried by a De- Kalb radio station on the last Sunday of each month at 11:45 a.m. "Aging -- Triumph or Trage- dy" was the interesting topic presented by John A. Hackley, supervisor, medical administra- tion section, Illinois Public Aid Commission, Chicago. he dips, nor how often, this is one font which is absolutely in- exhaustible. The Bishop's col- umn-ing p:oblems stern not from lack of ideas -- but time. Bish- ops are busy! Other columnists write about sports. In the world of sports, there's always something going on. A hard-up sports columnist can always do a little person- ality sketch on how his favorite pitcher developed his windup by ducking his mother - in - law'$ curves. Go on Safari Some columnists go out on safari with elephant guns and native trackers. Now a safari is good for any number of col- umns: 1) How the little woman kept the black part out of her blonde hair with no beauticians in the African bush; 2) how the No. 1 tracker reflects the on- ward march of civilization on the dark continent by cheating less-sophisticated bush brether- en; 3) the game spotted; 4) the big trophy kill: 5) the trip to the taxidermist; 6) why people are nit-wits who believe game should be hunted for the table, not the wall. No Problems Columnists like Father Thom- as and Anne Landers have no problems at all Their readers have the problems. All the col- umnists do is solve them. Hollywood columnists have it made. Just keeping track of the stars' current marital status is a full-time job. Columnists write about tax matters, foreign policy, domes- tic policy, the Kennedys, bridge, gardening, books, finance, local tid-bits, travel, reducing, fash- ion, "how-to", and astrology. What an easy job they've got! This columnist is leaving on va- cation. 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