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The Ladies auxiliary of Madon- na high school, Aurora, plan the Christmas party for Wednesday, J~hec. 3. Senior room mothers under e chairmanship of Mrs. William Burgholzer and Mrs. Howard Cole act as hostesses. A pot-luck supper will be served at 6 o'clock. Mrs. Alfred Dollinger and Mrs. Edward Tossing are co-chairmen of the card party to be sponsored by the auxiliary Feb. ~ and 5. At the November meeting, mem- bers paid tribute to Sister Mary Eugenia, O.S.F., senior home room teacher who has been a member of the faculty for the past 25 years. Luggage Leather Goods make an Ideal Gift THE LUGGAGE SHOP 109 W. STATE ROCKFORD I' COMPANY 525 Main St. ROCKFORD, ILL. RECHT-FROELICH CHEVROLET CO. 330 South Church at Green St, Phone 3-8421 ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS THAT GOOD GASOLINE SMITH OIL SERVICE Smith Oil & Refining Co. end Associate Dealers AR-KI-TECK oc cote STORAGE STORAGE CO., INC 330 S. WYMAN ROCKFORD, ILL ! Members of St. Dorothy's soci- ety at Milledgeville, in the Novem- ber meeting received an invitation from St. Mary's Altar and Rosary society to attend their Nov. 25 meeting at Sterling. Dessert lunch- eon will be served at 1 p.m. The program will consist of "Medita- tion on the Holy Souls," by Mrs. George McCue, and an exhibition and talk about "Holiday Floral Arrangements and Decorations," by Mrs. Robert Lundstrom. Next meeting of St. Dorothy's society will be Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the home of Mrs. Fred Liv- engood. St. Mary's Altar and Rosary so- ciety will hold a bake sale in con- junction with special awards Sun- day, Nov. 23, following the Masses. St. Catherine's Altar and Rosary society, Prophetstown, will hold the next meeting Wednesday, Dec. 3. Hostesses will be: Mrs. Lester Buysse, Mrs. Catherine Baily, Mrs. Richard Lesnewski, Mrs. Herbert Lempke, Mrs. Catherine DeNeve, Mrs. Jack McNeil, Mrs. James Or- si, Mrs. Kenneth Sippel and Mrs. Clarence DeNeve. One-half of the Altar and Ros- ary will sponsor a bake and rum- mage sale Saturday, Dec. 6. At a recent meeting of St. Jos- eph's Hospital auxiliary, Elgin, plans were made for the Christ- mas party Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the recreation room of the hos- pital. Mary E. Whipple is chair- man. A Christmas shower will be given the Sisters of the hospital and members are requested to provide a gift for the grab bag. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Grill(at, St. Mary's parish, Freeport, have re- ceived word that their son, S-Sgt. Robert Grill(at is assigned to Ball State College ROTC staff, Muncie, Ind. Sgt. Grill(at has had five years service in the Air Force. The firm Robert Luecke Sons Clothing and Shoe Store at Free- port is observing its 85th anni- versary this year. The store was established in 1867 as a custom boot shop by Johan Luecke, grand- father of the present owners. In 1885 his son, Robert Luecke, be- came the second-generation owner and operator of the store. Clothing and furnishings were added to the line of shoes 13 years la[er. The present owners, Henry and Leo Luecke, took over in 1913. Mr. and Mrs. James S. Claney, • Interior finishes • Exterior Coatings • Industrial end Mainten- ance coatings • "Rot-Stops" rot in wood or canvas SCIENTIFICALLY AND CAREFULLY FORMULATED BY Rockford Paint Manufacturing Co. ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS BUY YOUR ROCKCOTE PAINT AT West State Plumbing Supply Pain~Wallpa~Floor Tile ]015 W. State---Tel. 4-2332---IRockford Catholic Radio Programs St. Mary's parish, Freeport, recent-1 ]R ly received word that their sonlS$. Thomas High emedySugq Paul is now a Yeoman third class1PatrOns, Club Set I,- ,. .. in the U.S. Navy. He is stationed - - I ror LaSSltuae at Great Lakes._____ Turkey Party J_ _. . . Mrs. Frank Neimeyer was chair- Rockford--St. Thomas High Pa-TAmon(I/he Lautv man of the-social committee at trons' Club will hold its Annual " the November meeting of St. An- Turkey party Saturday Nov. 22, at thony's Hospital auxiliary in Rock- 8 p. m. in St. Thomas Coliseum. ford. Fifteen Turkeys will be awarded Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hutten and Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Jones were co-chairmen for the c~rd party re- cently conducted by members of Sacred Heart parish, Sterling. Tuesday, Nov. 18, members of the 1942 class from Madonna high school will hold their first reunion at Harmony House, Aurora. Mrs. ~Judd Weber (Shirley Swickert), Mrs. Walter Dabney (Bette Hie- menz) and Mrs. Donald Dodson (Ruthe Nickels) are preparing the program. Louis J. Balles, of St. Mary's parish, Freeport, attended the an- i nual father-daughter banquet re- cently at Edgewood College of the Sacred Heart in Madison, Wis. His daughter, Eleanor, is a freshman at the college• St. James School association will meet Friday evening, Nov. 21, at 8 o'clock in the church hall. Sister Jamesetta, superior of the school, will give a demonstration on Vis- ual Aid. Sixth grade mothers will serve refreshments. Family Theater Offers during the evening. An extra large Turkey will be the door prize. This Party will be the first event held on the new floor in the Coli- seum. The old floor which was completely ruined by flood waters, was torn up by St. Thomas Stu-~ dents. The new floor is being laid by volunteer labor. General Chairman for the event is Arthur Southwood, with the following Committeemen assisting: Cashiers: Karl Brenna~ and John Lafferty; Refreshments: Her- bert Flath and Rudlph Mar(narD and Tickets: Leo Strohmeyer, Jack Palmer(, Tom Burns, Pat Nolan and Charles Dempsey; Other members of the Patron's Club assisting will be: A. Badalu- co, J. Coronna, N. Fedeli, O. Hock- ing, J. Piccione, H. Brockway, R. McNeany, B. Nayonis, H. Johnson, E. Roskopp, R. Braconier, A. Ber-: tales(, J. Coyne, P. Ingress(a, W. McIntyre, L. Schlickman, A. Zan- occo, W. Betts, J. Kret, E. Menor J. Morris, C. Vollmer, U. Boute, L. Chap(n, C. Cragan, H. Grimes, J. King, OJ. Norton, M. Owens, J. Rel- land, . Smith, P. Eyetalis, . Car- ney, J. Dulin, A Hintze, C. Leet. M. Mitchell, L. Somers, H. Williams, ~E. Ziener, R. Cordonnier, E. Melan. A remedy to the condition of "smugness, lassitude and decay" among the laity may be found in Secular Institutes, according to Dr. John J. O'Connor, professor of his- tory in Georgetown University'B School of Foreign Service• An article by him entitled "In- dustrial-Age Apostles" appears in the November issue of Social Order, published by Saint Louis University's Institute of Social Order• "Far too many of the laity are living on the natural level," Dr. O'Connor states. "Observing the letter of the law, they are largely untouched by its inner life." He believes that "habit, custom, routine, ignorance, formalism and passivity have taken a heavy toll." 'GI Joe' Does It Again Misawa, Japan --(NC)-- When Father Leonard Abercrombie, army chaplain from Denver, blessed the new kindergarten at the Catholic mission here recently he crowned another fine achievement of "GI Joe" in Japan. A drive for funds spearheaded by Captain Nolan, who is also President of the Holy Name So- ciety at Camp Misawa, netted no Sponsored by the Patrons' club less than $12,000 for the kinder- Two Thanksgiving Treats a rummage sale will be held Sat- garten. It had an enrollment of urday, Nov. 15, from 9 a. m. to 1 128 children from the beginning Father Patrick Peyton's Family p. m. in the gymnasium on We~t and now has accommodations for Rosary Crusade and Family State street. Chairman is Mrs. 140. Theater have prepared two special Anthony Zanocco; co-chairman programs for release during the Mrs. Paul Ingrassia. Available at Thanksgiving H o 1 i d a y s. "The the sale will be clothing, toys and Thanksgiving Hour" will be heard some furniture. Proceeds will be over the Mutual Network on the used for thebenefitof the evening of November 26th, 8:05--- school. 9:00 p.m., C.S.T., and "The Hound of Heaven" will be presented on Rockford W.C.O.F. Court Thanksgiving Day and throughout To Hold Initiation the week by nearly every television station in the country. Rockford -- St. Anthony Court No. 674, Women's Catholic Order "The Hound of Heaven," the of Foresters, will conduct an initia- im~lortal classic from the pen of tion ceremony Wednesday, Nov. the renowned English poet, Francis 19, in Knights of Columbus club Thompson, has been adapted for rooms. Mrs. Anthony Domino, motion pictures by the celebrated chief ranger, has appointed Kath- screenwriter, Fred Niblo, Jr. erine Mandell chairman. Hostesses "The Thanksgiving Hour," star- for the evening are: Mrs. Vincent ring Richard Widmark, Ann Blyth, LaLoggia, Mrs. Albert Stacionis, I Pat O'Brien and Francis X. Bush- Mrs. Louis Spoto, Mrs. Peter Stassi,! man, has gained annually in popu- Mrs. Emil Solazzi and Mrs. SamI larity since the idea of a special Spataro. Some 23 candidates will l Thanksgiving program was con- be initiated. ceived by Father Peyton three years ago. Sunday, Nov. 23, the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters will! hold their annual Charity ball at l Verdi hall. Bill Engberg's orches- tra will play from 8:30 to 12:30. Mrs. Joseph Ingrassia is chairman. FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER I6 TO NOVEMBER 23 INCLUSIVE SUNDAY T:45 a.m.--WJJD~Saered Heart Program 9:15 a.m.--KSTT---Sacred Heart Program 10:30 a.m.--WLS--Hour of Faith 10:30 a.m.--WMRO--Hour of St. Francis ]~* NOON --WGES--HoIy Mau, Our Lady of Sorrows Gburch 12:45 p.m.~WMRO--The Observer Review 1:00 p.m.---KSTT--Ave Maria Hour 1:00 p.m.~WMAQ--The Catholic Hour 1:30 P.m.--WFRL--Ave Maria Hour 1:45 p.m.--WLBK---Sacred Heart Prosram 4 :S0 P.m.--WENR~The Greatest Story Ever '['old 6:00 p.m.--WFJL {FM)--Holy Hour 6:00 p.m.---WGES--Polish Roman Catholic Hans 6:45 p.m.--WFJL (FM)--Reaary 7:00 p.m.--WGN--Family theatre 7:30 p.m.--WGN--*'The Triumphant Homro'* 8:30 p.m.--WSDR--Ave Maria Hour 9:00 I~.m.---WGES-Italian Catholic Hoar l0:80 p.m.--WOC--The C,tboltc Hour DURING THE WEEK 7:15 a.m.--WSBC--Saered Heart Hour ISaturday) 8:30 a.m.--WMRO--Sacred Heart Program (Monday & Thursday) 8:80 a.m.---WLPO---Morning Devotiono (Monday & WednesdAy) 8:30 a.m.--WFJL (FMt Morning Devotions (Daily) 11:45 a.m.--WGN--Faith In Our Time (Thursday) 12 NOON --WFJL---Aagelus (Daily} 2:15 p.m.--WLlP--Sacred Heart Hour (Saturday) 2:30 p.m.--WGES--Latin American Catholic Hour (Saturday) 3:30 p.m.---KROS--Ave Marie Hour (Thursday) S:30 p.m.--WLPO--Sacred Heart Program(Friday) 4:15 p.m.--KDTH -Sacred Heart Program (M. T. W. Th. F.) 6:30 p.m.--WFJL (FM)--Ave Maria Hour (Saturday} 7:00 p.m.--WFJL (FM) --Family Rosary (Daily) 7:00 p.m.---WJOL---Ave Maria Hour (Wednesdayl 7:00 p.m.--WJOL--Joliet Catholic Hour (Thursday) 7:00 p.m.--WJOI.,--Novena to Our Sorrowful Mother (Friday} 7:15 p.m.--WFJL ~FM)--Your Doctor Speaks (Thursday) 7:15 p.m.--WFJL (FM)--A Message of the Man (Saturday) 7:30 p.m.--WJOL--College of St. Francis Radio Worship (Tuesday) 7:45 p.m.--WCFL--Sacred Heart Program (M. T. W rh. F.i 8:00 p.m.--WFJL (FM)--inquiry Class (Tuesday) 8:00 p.m.--WFJL iFM)--Novena to Immaculate Heart of Our Lady, St. Francis Xavier Church (Wednesday1 8:05 p.m--WCFL--Novena to Our Sorrowful Mother (Friday) 8:15 p.m.--WFJL (FM)--Catholic Answer| (Friday) 8:30 p.m.--WCFL--The Hour of St. Frane'~ (Monday} 8:30 p.m.--WFJL IFM)--Sacred Musio qSaturday) 0:00 p.m.~KROS---The Family Theatre (Thursday) 9:46 p.m.--KROS--Sacred Heart Program (Tuesday} 10:00 p.m.--WFJL (FM)--From My Viewpoint -- Dr. Karo! 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