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B 8A OUR SUNDAY VISITOR The Observer Edition December 21, 1952 1~%.~..-.-- ~'k ..... last Sunday sponsored each year IILl~l I.~lil~ ~ libel, f by the council for teams of paro- |-~" ,/--'~ I chial schools in Freeport. Bill ! OT Cregan is chairman of the league. laL__~ ~ll~#J#/""'-'~'[ Cliff O'Connell, chairman of the ILIH.T~A[Ri~'~[~V" WdPll'll'l~el "Keep Christ in Christmas" earn- ! .......... v ~v k~j mlttee, has.reportedo cooperation zrom tne unamoer ol uommerce F~eeport council will hold the and merchants of the city. He and annual Christmas party for child- his committee have been active in ren of members Sunday afternoon, explaining to merchants their de- Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. Bill Pittslev, sire for a religious display in their chairman, has arranged a movie, Christmas decorations. with gifts and refreshments for all Saturday, Dec. 27, at 9 p.m., A1 In attendance. Bolinger's orchestra plays for the Nick Gulovich, grand knight, as- "Hap p.y New. Year" dance. The sisted at the opening of the Free event is sem~-zormat, w~m caoare~ port Parochial Basketball league style buffet lunch at intermission. &. St. Vincent's Home for Children a L. C. Dailey Furniture FOR Quality Rugs & Furniture Tel. 6 Pecotonica, IlL iii Widhalm Shoe Store I "Shoe for the Entire Family" I JARMAN ENNA-JETTICKS | tm tow | Men Women S18 So. State Belvldoro l , , at Freeport has already received a Christmas gift from Savanna coun- cil. Freeport council, in the annual shoe drive, has sent a card of ack- nowledgment to all members who have responded with pairs of shoes for the children. Muldoon council at Rockford se- cured a list of all the children at St. Vincent's and is actively cam- paigning among the membership for items of clothing to give the children. Carl Ulm is chairman of the committee. Rockford Women's Group Sponsors 'Story Lady' DeKalb C.D.A. T, , TO ....,,/I NICHOLSON HARDWARE I Observe Its ~1 208 210 'th St TWO STORES4,8 1420 20th St I C/li.h A--__"......... /I Contractors Equipment auil'ders Hardware | JVII1 P nnlvt:r: Gry 1| Hi.,ow,re, Tools " I DeKalb---Immaculate Conception |,, .... . Court 996, Catholic Daughters of America, observed the 50th armS-I[ ROCKFORD SHEET METAL WORKS, INC. versary of the organization by re-|l ..... E, lgineers --- Contractors [ ooivina a ~1~~ 0 ~nald~t~o /I ;qOAk, OIL and GAS HEATING -- AIR CONDITIONING ...... ~ ................ II I'1" "'A- - I Martha Weddige of Aurora, district/I o . ~ .NuLIA St. DIAL 3-,313 ROCKFORD, It'. I deputy, and Eleanor Quinn, state |~' treasurer, congratulated members I ..... " of the lo'eal court and extended toll VENICE TERR,kT~~ I;. 1"11 F ~'1 IKI~. I them felicitations from the national [ I "- "-- -. = .... -_T" .... I and state organizations. [| r eramic [ile and Terrazzo Floors [ Luella Farley, grand regent Dill Orchard Ave. and Auburn Rd. 'r~l. 46824 RackfaFd | Immaculate Conception court, di-[ reeted the program. Barbara Smith, [ Rose Wagley, Frances Sarich,[I IlllI 4qJI~kl ImI Im~I~iiii~lJI~ ~A I Roseann McCormick, and Mrs. ll ~I~'III=.~urNI IPLIPLI KIL LU. I Mary McCabe of Maple Park, pre- I -- - --,,L:~.7.-S.-.:.;_::.'..'.. ---" I sented a pageant, "The Living Ro- I r.vCll irIlrt~l CI.P.~,I KII~,AL-- | sary." The Junior Catholic Daugh- I Since 1919 I ters in uniform and caps, carrying I Dial 1, = ..,k ,,.A;.^. Ce I lighted candles and singing, added a note of solemnity to the reception ceremony. Dorothy Horan was chairman of the social committee. Members of the class were: Mil- dred Ahmann, Adele Lynch, Lu- eille Null, Marilyn Berkes, Anna Japuntieh, Dette Meinecke, Lois Guerin, Inez Nevins, Donna Deeg- an, Carole Caddie, Bernadette Hilli- ker, Eva Fister, Lillian MePherson Mary Nolan, Joanne Fuller, Mabel Fisher, Alice Hammes, Janet Far- ley and Laura Voorheis. For Children's Parties given by the Big Brothers and Big Rockford---The Catholic group Sisters. of women sponsoring tbe "Put Other engagements for a "story Christ Back Into Christmas" cam- lady" are at the Lions club Christ- paign has provided a "story lady" mas party, Cana group and Blessed at many parties in the city. Ann Sacrament sodality of St. Bridget's Whelihan read several Christmas parish, Saturday, Dec. 20, the KS- stories to the children at a party wanis party Dec. 23, the Elks party Dec. 24. Mrs. Francis Hickey will give the readings at the party for the Elks. Mrs. F. C. Hughes, ehairman of the group, has announced that any organization wishing a "story lady" may arrange for this with Ann Whelihan or Jeanne Gutzwfl- ler. Rockford--324 Mulberry St. Dispensing Glasses Prescribed by Dr. H. Coren---Optometrist Aurora--Hotel Aurora Bldg. Dispensing Glasses Prescribed by Dr. Ed. Swieczkowskl---Optometr;st National Bank Bldg. Dispensing Glasses Prescribed by Dr. B. Rubin--Optometrist Sterling--21 W. 3rd St. Dispensing Glasses Prescribed by Dr. R. Cobb, Dr. M. Spalter--Optomotrlsts Elgin--121 Gifts And Bequests The Diocese of Rockford will gratefully accept gifts and lega- cies from benevolent persons who desire to make an acknowledg- ment of God's goodness to them. Gifts to the Diocese will be used for Saint Vincent's Homo for Children and Saint Joseph's Home for the Aged, for the education of worthy young men to the Priest- hood, for works of charity in on ever-broadening field, and for the support of religion in tho needy areas of the Diocese. Bequests of the Diocese should be mode in the legal title: "John J. Boylan, Catholic Bishop of Rock- ford." Bequests to on individual parish should be mode in the above title but with a directive stating that the bequest be administered for the benefit of the parish. Dispensing Glasses Prescribed by Dr. H. Moil---Optometrlst THESE FINE Open Monday Night Till 9 P.M. 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