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News Section--Page 10A THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Sunday, September 25, 1949 BILL RICHARDS Aquin is getting off to a big Knights of Columbus of Batavia start this year. The Bulldogs tray- are sponsoring athletics in all eted to Dubuque, Is., Sept. 11, sports for the benefit of the youth Where they scored a 12-0 decision of the Fox Valley. over St. Columbkitle. In tbe second game they played, they beat War- ren 19-0. It looks as if coach Kienle might have a good team this year. In the game with War- ren Jim Clarlc made the first touch- down by a ten yard plunge off tackle. A few minutes later Jerry Youmans, quarterback, tossed a pass to Jim Murphy in the end zone. Bob Pettinger made the extra point on an end run. Before the second quarter ended, Aquin went to Warren's two-yard line. A five- yard penalty set them back, but Johnny Steffen, halfback, plunged through the _7 yards for another touchdown. St. Edward high school gridders lost a double decision to the power- ful West Chicago football machines on the We-Go field. The Truemen varsity wss smeared, 46 to 7, by the hard running West Chicagoans while the Green and Gold frosh- sophs were whitewashed. 26-0. St. Ed's managed only 27 yards gain in the second half while West Chicago rolle~ st, a total of 108 yards. One highlight in the True- ma~L game was the brilliant pass defense which shackeled the West Chicago team completely in the air. The Wildcats 'tossed 6 and completed none while the St. Ed- ward air attack gave four com- pletions in 12 attempts for a total of 89 yards gain. It looks as if Joliet speed is too much for the Cadets. Joliet who can literally fly, raced their way to a 32-0 victory over Marmion Military academy on the cadet field. Marmion compiled 13 first downs to eight for the Steelmen holding a 10-6 margin in the ones scored by rushing, but the brilliant bursts Joliet made it a double sweep by winning the opener 20-0 f,'om Marmion sophomores-. Anyone interested in bowling see, the K. C. they are starting a bowling" league that will be ac- commodated on the Geneva Bow- ling Lanes, 326 W. State Street. The Knights sponsored a soft- ball team that played in the Bat- avia city league during the sum- mer months. St. Thomas of Rockford, led by Tony Enright and Dick Muraski as co-captains, took all honors in the first half of the game with Marengo last Saturday. In the second semester, Coach DeRango's pupils met with reverses. Marengo tied the score. The final count was St. Thomas 13, Marengo 13. Community of Sterling yielded honors to the city rivals in an intra-city title match last Friday. Sterling Township put 35 points in their clumn" Cmmunitv crssed T ! pe d the Warrior's line once for 6 SI! rinten Grits' markers. Superior weight led to the Comet's downfall. Get Advanced St. Rita's softball'team took the",--lntormat;on championship of the CYA league at Aurora last Sunday. St. Jo- seph's, in an ll-inning game, fin- ally yielded the title with a score of 2-1. Hill on the mound for St. Rite's struck out 19. Schuster for St. Joseph's retired 8 by the swing- ing route. Scoring once in the first inning, St. Rita's held the winning run until the first half of the 11th. The baseball team at St. Jo- seph's parish, Elgin, coached by Father Petit, concluded the 1949~ season with a record of 7 wins and 4 losses. Ozzie Schloemcr reg- istered three wins against one los: in the pitching chores. Thursday evening, Sept. 15, th~ season was concluded with a ban- quet. In 1950 St. Joseph's team expects to enter the Fox Valley amateur league. Greg True, coach at St. Ed- ward's high school, gave the ad- dress of the evening. Awards were made to Joseph Pokorny for the outstanding player, and to Cip Siete for the leading hitter. In 26 times at bat, Siete connected for 12 hits, a seasonal average of .462. Joseph's, Elgin, Baseball ab r h sac. sb rbi e w 2b 3b hr k Siete If .462 26 11 12 0 5 9 1 4 1 0 0 7 Chopin 3b .440 25 7 11 1 2 9 1 2 2 0 0 5 Pokorny, J. e .389 36 12 14 6 6 16 2 6 1 1 1 7 Ulrich rf .381 21 6 8 15 71 40 0 1 04 Micklevitz p .346 26 7 10 14 51 0 1 0 04 Pokorny, C. p .333 6 3 2 12 60 1 0 1 10 Kreeger p. .333 3 0 1 00 20 1 1 0 01 Garza rf .333 3 0 1 01 01 1 0 0 00 Pichik lh .318 22 7 7 02 41 3 3 0 09 Lullie ss .303 33 10 10 113 41015 2 0 07 Gannon cf .300 40 6 12 10 91 5 0 0 09 Aguirre If .200 15 1 3 02 21 3 1 0 05 Flares 2b .163 37 10 6 111 06 11 0 0 019 Sunny ss .150 20 5 3 02 13 6 0 0 08 Seisser If .125 8 0 1 00 01 0 0 0 03 Perez lb .091 22 3 2 01 43 5 0 1 011 Schloemer p .072 14 0 1 00 24 2 0 0 07 Pitchers GC Games W L K W H Micklevitz 1 Schloemer 1 Kreeger 1 Pokorny C. of the invading enemy break-away ............... runners were too much for the New Yo k Cadets to handle, r Express Views St. Mary's, Woodstock lost a thriller to McHenry Warriors by a score of 6-0. McHenry, in the sec- ond period, got steamed up and in three plays carried the ball some fifty yards for a score. The try for the extra point :failed and that constituted the scoring. alena UEHREN & FURLONG Marmion To Stage Musical Comedy Aurora--The Rev. Wulston Mark. O.S.B.. dramatics director at Mar- Furniture and Rugs Chapel Home Ambulance Service Phones, Store 122, Nite Res. 70 GALENA, ILLINOIS N EWBERRY'S "Vellpoper and Paint Headquarters Modern Styles in Wallpaper and Paint 22 W Main Freeport Springfield, Ill. -- Statehouse carpenters are currently heading off one of those typical "side- walk-superintendent" questions, Secretary of State Edward J. Barrett, custodian of state build- ings, said today. You know how spectators will stand around watching workmen dig an excavation for a new building, and then brightly ask, "Digging a hole?" Well, the carpenters are build- ing some bookshelves in the tunnel between the Archives and Centennial buildings to help the Illinois State Library shelve its overflow of books. P e d e s t r i a n traffic coming through the tunnel two days after the work was started was greeted by a sign tacked on the wall : "Yes, we are making book- shelves. Thank you." mion Military academy, will pro- duce a "musical comedy "Spring on Tap" October 21. 22 and 23 in Marmion auditorium. Words and music of the production were writ- ten by Father Wulstan. For many years he has studied dramatics in some of the foremost schools in the country. His specialty is mus- ical comedy. The cast of characters will be drawn from students at Marmion and Madonna high school. ubl EGELHOF FUNERAL HOME Tel. 26 E. Dubuque Illinois 12 W, Stephenson -- Freeport 7 2 2 23 8 37 8 3 1 34 11 26 1 1 0 19 6 7 2 1 1 9 6 7 Candidates School Aid MODERN FLOORS Complete Line of Armstrong Floor and Wall Covering Specialists in Institutional Work 121 S. Galena Freeport FREEPORT HARDWARE CO. DU PONT PAINTS -- APPLIANCES Main 286 Freeport HARRINGTON -- McKINSTRA Quality Coal & Fuel Oil Main 3130 FREEPORT aPP. COURT HOUSE "QUALITY" Clothing and Furnishings DRESS WELL AND SUCCEED FREEPORT New York--(NC)--The fall elections in the State of New York have brought the question of Federal aid to educa- tion into the forefront. The candidates for election are Mayor William O'Dwyer of New York for reelection and former Governor Herbert H. Lehman, a Democrat, opposing the incumbent U. S. Senator John Foster Dulles, Republican fore that Senate seat. i and Mrs. J. Grant Harrington are On the Federal-aid-to-education co-chairmen for the evening. Re- INSURANCE EXCLUSIVELY ARTHUR G. FRANZ, Pres. JAMES J. RICHARDS, Sec'y. FREEPORT, IlL PHONE MAIN 73 FOR FILTERED DRY CLEANING issue, Mr. Lehman said that he favored it as sorely needed, but was opposed to the Barden Bill. In acceptance of his nomination, Mr. Lehman said he would have supported the Senate's companion measure, the Thomas Bill, which would have provided $300,000,000 annually for Federal aid to educa- tion, but left the inclusion of pa- rochial schools up to the states. Catholic leaders oppose both the Thomas and the Barden Bills. Ex-Governor Lehman's opponent in the election, Senator Dulles, opposed any aid to education for the reason that any such aid would mean Federal control of education. Senator Dulles said. "AS to education, ask yourselves whether you really wish to risk having the future congresses con- trol education. Should they be per- mitted to plan the thinking of our youth ?" .. Mayor O'Dwyer, on the otner hand, came out unequivocally for Federal aid to paroshial schools, denouncing the Borden Bill as one that would discriminate against 400,000 school children. None of them entirely expressed the view of Catholic leaders: oppo- sition to aid for wealthy states and a guarantee of auxiliary welfare services for parochial school chid- dren. Freeport Parish To Sponsor Card Party Freeport -- Members of St. Mary's parish and their friends are invited to attend the card party next Wednesday evening, Septem- ber 28, in St. Mary's hall. Games of 500, bridge, euchre and bunco are scheduled to begin promptly at 8 o'clock. The committee has made arrangements for progressive card playing so that guests will have every opportunity of becom- ing acquainted with each other. Mr. freshments will be served at the card tables after the games, with no extra charge. 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