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ENGLISH '£2 TU 1 i k o o o u s Aces, i participating.! Slavulj of Cleveland, the Am SVI ZA JEDNOG-JEDAN ZA SVE G4.AS1LO HRVATSKE BRATSKE ZAJEDNICI U /*«80 year's cross wil1 in thc SECTION I Rochester, Conway, Am- Biser Tammies Primed Danci„g Bjscr Tamburitza Hoard 0 cUmax on Monđ eye .s thelr ,ield of and have An every Sun,lnv from Pa" the Blser T"*' t0Pa to entertainment, many ardent follower« Emil Plese, Rep. \n\n 14th CFXJ Day West View Park Sunday, July 25 FIVE PAGES California's 5th Annual Pin Classic To Be Held Hay 29-30 In Los Angeles Victory Banquet And Dance Will Climax Weekend Running Of State Championships Los Angeles, Calif. The C. F. U. 5th Annual State Tournament is all set for Saturday and Sunday, May 29th and 30th with the Pan Pacific Bowling Lanes 7568 Beverly Boulevard in Los An geles providing the scenery for the kegling competition. As of Sunday May 16th no less than twenty-nine five man teams had entered. That already exceeds last year's registry with still more ex pected. Represented this year thus far will be teams from as far away as San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond, Sacra mento, Watsonville and Reed ly and of course the City of the Angels, our own L. A. This fine representation from »p-state and from some 450 Wiles away exemplifies gen June C.F.U. spirit. Doubles play starting at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 29 with singles play following immediately will open the tournament. The five-man teams begin fire at 11:00 AM Sunday with others picking up the tournament torch im mediately thereafter. The Casablanca Hotel in Hollywood has been set aside as the tournament official hostelry while the Larchmont Hall, but four blocks away will be the scene of the Vic tory Banquet and Dance starting at 7:30 PM. At this time the divisional champions will be awarded C.F.U. tro phies emblematic of 1954 Cal ifornia State championship. Supreme Board member N. J. Nikolac of Mountain View has been delegated to repre sent the Croatian Fraternal Union officially at this sports spectacle. Farrfell Lodge, Nest In Holiday Fiesta Far roll, Pa. The mem bers of CFXJ Lodge 126, to gether with those of Junior Nest 190, are making elabo rate preparations to stage their first Picnic of the year on Sunday, May 30, at the George Borkovic Farm, loca ted in Fruits Mill. The outing festivities will begin as early as 10:00 AM and last as long as our cele brants desire. Those of you who have no means of trans portation and wish to leave for the grounds early, come to the Croatian Home where you may obtain a ride with others. A bus will leave from the Croatian Home at 1:15 PM, sharp, and will be available for the return trip. This ser vice will be provided free of charge for our guests. Music, hot barbecued lamb DESERVE IT!... Pictured above are the players and other members of the Conway, Pa., Nest 103 team which won the Junior Division Championship of the CFU's 11th Annual National Basketball Tournament, held April 2-3-4* 1954, at Farrell, Pa. It was the third straight such triumph for the Con way team. In return for putting their small community on the CFU map, the victors will be feted Saturday, June 26, at a Banquet Leo Majich, Publicity and pork with all the fixings, and cooling refreshments will be the order of the day, be ginning at high noon. Don't bother bringing a lunch, en joy the delicious tidbits pre pared right on the scene. We urge those with auto mobiles to drive by the Cro atian Home on their way and pick up those who may not have transportation. Joseph Dzapo, Pres. Michael Golub, Sec'y. Rankin Lodge Seekinf Star Softball Players Rankin, Pa. Any mem ber of CFU Lodge 6 interest ed in playing softball on the Lodge team, please contact bro. Louis Cubakovic, 129 Third St., or Matt Furjanic, 212 Hawkins Ave., in Rankin. Matt Furjanic, Rep. ALL FOR ONE-ONE FOR ALL OmCUM. ORGAN OF THE OCAMAN FRATRN*. UMON Duke Tammies In Reunion May 29th Grads Will Rate Spotlite At Fete Pittsburgh, Pa. On Sat urday, May 29th, the Du quesne University Tamburit zans will have their annual banquet which honors their graduating senior members. This year the students who will be leaving the Tamburit zans are: Frances Cernich, soprano soloist and accordionist from St. Louis, Missouri Gerrie: Woss, leading female dancer from Gary, Indiana and El len Ivas, soprano soloist and dancer from Cleveland, Ohio, The young men who will be ending their college days' are: Norman Turehan, baritone' soloist, brae player, dancer and clarinetist from Traf ford, Penna. Edward Too check, bugaria player, dancer and all-around musician from Trafford, Penna. and Willi am F. Prezgay, cello instru mentalist, tenor soloist from Farrell, Penna. The Norse Room of the Fort Pitt Hotel will be the scene of this year's activities, which are scheduled to begin at 6:00 P.M. Toastmaster for the banquet will be the pro minent Pittsburgh attorney, Louis T. Katusin. Speakers will include Very Rev. Vernon F. Gallegher, Pres. of Duquesne U., Hon. Mayor David Lawrence, and Walter W. Kolar, Director of the Tamburitzans. Many out-of-town guests will be on hand to honor the graduates. Heading the list will be Chas. M. Bauervic, De troit businessman, who is re turning from a world-wide tour. C. R. Cubelic Every invasion of free dom of thought and of speech in our Country is a threat to the peace. Every extension of tyranny over the mind of man, anywhere in the world, is a danger to peace. to be held in Conway's Lodge 540 Croatian Home. Awaiting that festive night are, back row, left to right, Nest 103 Manager Michael Roman, Bill Peters, Nick Cutich, Eugene Marnic, Coach Bill Pandak, Frank Pulpan, Anthony Warchol, Ed Radish, and Business Manager Eddie Sabolic. Front, usual se quence, Mgr. Bill Cholodnik, Dave Kronstain, George Mitcheletti, Bill Hewko, Don Mata aik, and Mgr. Richard Roman, v WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1954. ClenelandJ[s Primed For^Secottd Annual Kolo Festival! Los Angeles And West Bridgewater Tourneys Will ci imax Highly Successful Bowling Season Easily the most important Pittsburgh, and the Plavi such gathering in the country, this^Kolo Festival has attrac ted the attention of our peo ple from as far west as Cali fornia and east to New York. Naturtlly it goes without Home, 6314 St. Clair Avenue, saying that the Kolo your hosts for this bridge Kolo Club, Ambridge, Pa., Bentleyville Kolo Group, Bentleyville, Pa., the East i s u e n s e e E a s Pittsburgh, Pa., Slavulj of Detroit, Mich., the North Side Kolo Group, Pittsburgh, Pa., and the Kolo Aces, Cleveland, your hosts. These stars will be assisted in their performances by the Sloboda Tamburitza Orches tra of East Pittsburgh, Pa. Miss Ronna Michaylo, of Am bridge, Pa., will render a few favorite accordion selections, and Maria Tominac Procer, Vice President of the Kolo Aces, will lead our guests in the National Anthem. Ascending our speaker's rostrum at this auspicious gathering will be bro. Albert W. Lucich, President of the Kolo Aces, who will give the welcoming address, and bro. John Badovinac, President of "Pioneers" CFU Lodge 663. Acting in the capacity of mis tress of Ceremonies will be none other than Charlene Vukela, President of the Kolo Federation. Our dancers range in age from five to thirty years but regardless of age, each per forms with individual zest and an inborn feeling and love for the music of his ancestors. Immediately following the conclusion of the program, a delicious supper will be served our guests for the nominal fee of $1.30 per plate. Our ex pert cooks have practically guaranteed a feast fit for kings, with plenty of that tempting strudel and other favorite pastries on hand. Of course, there will be suffi cient supply of cooling re freshments to be had also. For your pleasure in the evening we have the Sloboda Ohio And Pennsylvania Kolo Combines Rochester Backs Promise Memorable Festival On May 30 Betty Jane Mikan Slovenian Auditorium Should Be Jammed For Greatest JEvent Of Type In America Cleveland, Ohio One of the most colorful, cultural and entertaining extravaganzas of the year will come to pass on Memorial Day, Sunday, May 30, when the Kolo Federa-1 tion of America undertakes to stage its 2nd Annual Kolo Festival at the Slovenian Auditorium, 6417 St. Clair Avenue. The curtain goes up at 3:00f PM sharp. I Tamburitza Orchestra of East i Jadran Tammies of Cleveland to play your requests for dancing. The out of towners who decide to join us will find the We have been notified that many Yugoslav night clubs guests are expected from all along St. Clair Avenue such distant points as San' buzzing with activity, on Fri Francisco. New York City, day and Saturday evenings, Detroit, St LouiB and many You are also invited to drop others. down to the good old Croatian on Saturday night and get acquainted with our Cleve- event, will have a warm hand land hospitality. The merh of welcome to all who bers of the Kolo Aces will our threshold. Our scheduled- surely be there to greet you. program is packed with inter- If you don see any, ask for esting highlights, one which them. you will long remember and Oh yes, we would like to cherish if you accept the in- report that a professional vitation to be our guest. I touch will be given our Festi Our lineup of artists for the Festival shows the following itics 1 val since two outstanding cri- audience on Memorial ^Day. They^are Mr Michael Herman, from the Folk Dancing Studio House of New York, and Mr. Dave Ro senberg, head of the Wash ington, D. C. Dept. of Recre ation, who also heads the an nual Folk Dance Festival down there. Enough has been said, vol umes have been written about the forthcoming 2nd Annual Kolo Festival. But, it takes you and yours to make it a resounding success. Let's make it one great big week end in Cleveland, over the Decoration Day holiday at the Slovenian Auditorium. Maria Procer, Scribe West Virginians Plan Festive Day ,Benwood, W. Va. Ben wood Lodges 2, 83 and 745 and Warwood Lodge 523 will sponsor an Outing and Pro gram on Sunday, July 11, in honor of the 60th Anniver sary of the Croatian Frater nal Union of America. The day's activities will take place at the Stop 23 1-2 grounds in Lansing, Ohio, and include a program of speeches, music by the na tionally renowned "Sloboda" Tamburitza Orchestra of East Pittsburgh, Pa., and other e n e a i n e n e a i n o please our guests. Now in the midst of exten sive plans and preparations for this public salute to the world's greatest Croat frater nity, the members of Lodges 2, 83, 745 and 523 appeal to all other organizations in the vicinity to refrain from sche duling any counter attrac tions for Sunday, July 11, for which our grateful thanks in advance. John Baron, Publicity Pretty Miss Has Eye On Queenship Rochester, Pa. The mem bers of CFU Lodge 85 and those of Junior Nest 8 are' tossing their hats into the current "Popularity Queen" contest being waged in con-1 junction with this year's ob- Betty Jane was born on August 22, 1936, the daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Mikan. Bro. Mikan is the dili gent and hard working Lodge 85 Secretary. She completed her grade school studies with flying colors and graduated from Rochester High School on May 24th. Our candidate enjoys many extra curricular activities in addition to her scholastic ef forts. Betty was a member of the Girl's Chorus, the Tri-H Y-, the Concert Choir, the Art Club, Pop Kid, the G.A.A. and the Mirage Staff. On Talent Night, sponsored by the school, Betty was in strumental i n forming a group of six kolo dancers. She was the only Croatian in the group, incidentally, and was very well received by the audience. Frisco Lodge To Mark Anniversary San Francisco, Cal. The members of "Yerba Buena" C.F.U. Lodge 900 will stage their 15th Anniversary Ball on Saturday, June 19th, at the famed and beautiful Ri chelieu Hotel, located at Geary and Van Ness Streets, in San Francisco. The Arrangements Com mittee has hired a famous orchestra for the celebration, none other than Charles Stern and his Ensemble. This orchestra has acquired a name for itself in Northern California, has played in lead ing hotels and clubs including the auditoriums of Stanford and California Universities. Headed by Delores Bensom as Chairlady, the Arrange ments Committee is planning a number of surprises for the Ball including a very hand some door prize. Peter Obad, Publicity servance of CFU Day, and are all set to boost their can didate, pretty young, Betty Jane Mikan, right into the seat of honor, at West View Park, on Sunday, July 25th. bridge, Aliquippa and other Beaver County centers will start the tourney off Satur-1 day afternoon, May ». with bowling scheduled to continue throughout most of the even-' light of the Saturday sched-! ule of events. Bud Taylor's i ering and all members and Entertainment Sunday eve ning, May 30, will include the showing of the widely ac claimed sound, technicolor film "This Is Your Croatian Fraternal Union!" Narrating the film is Stephen F. Br kich, President of "Beaver ites" Lodge 738 and Editor of the English Section of the Zajedničar. Monday, May 31, Memorial Day, has been set aside for all other team and individual entries unable to roll earlier. Many keglers are expected to turn out that day and take advantage of the Lodge 738 offer to accept entries at the alleys from one and all who care to participate in the championships. The decision to accept so a e o s t- e n i e s w a s made over the past weekend when it was determined that many bowlers were experienc ing difficulty in making up their minds whether or not to enter the tourney. This is not unusual for a bowling event making its debut in the tour ney whirl. As a matter of fact, the host Lodge tourney commit tee foresaw as much weeks ago, but held off announcing the acceptance of "post-en tries" until this moment. Tourney Chairman Michael Spretnak and Secretary Mat thew F. Loncher are prepared to accept entries at the alleys any one of the three days, Saturday, Sunday or Monday, May 29-30-31. Simply show up at the lanes and either will accommodate you. Great Days Ahead Mixed Dux Tourney W. Bridgewater, Pa. May 29-31, Inclusive Host Lodge 738 Tournament Committee Agrees To Accept Last-Minute Entries Dancing Saturday And Monday Will Help Make First Annual Classic Pleasant One West Bridgewater, Pa. Everything is in readiness for the running here Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 29-30 31, of the 1st Annual "Beaverites" Lodge 738 Memorial Day Weekend Mixed Duckpin Tournament. Scene of the holiday championships will be the Loncher Bowling Lanes, 1441 Market Street, West Bridgewater. This modern 12-lane establishment? is located off Route 51 and' Or, call bro. Loncher at Sharon Road. Owned and I Beaver 676 and have him fe operated by Lawrence Lon-! serve a spot for you in any cher, Sr., widely known mem-1 or all of the tourney events: ber of Lodge 738, these maple- Mixed 5-Man Teams, Mix ways are the finest in the ed Doubles, Regular Doubles eastern part of America. and Singles. Teams representing Lodges' PAGE SEVEN domiciled in New Brighton, to the music of the win bring Orchestra the tourney to a fit- nin 31 America Darktown Strutters will pro-! appearances throughout this vide the music for this gath i friends of the Croatian Fra ternal Union are invited to attend and enjoy themselves. Post-Entries Desired The tourney will resume at noon on Sunday, May 30, with squads from Canton, Ohio, Etna, Farrell, Pittsburgh and other distant centers slated to see action. Memorial Dancing in the recently ^0" WBVP, 1230 KC, Beavw opened Sharon Inn Rose f3"3' Room will be the social high-i 9:45 to 10:15 over Radio Sta- burlt2ans are rated have made numerous surrounding areas and in such distant cities as Buf falo, New York, and Cleve land, Ohio. The banquet originally scheduled for Monday eve ning, May 31, will not be held, but delicious home made meals and refreshments of all sorts will nonetheless be avail able throughout that and the other days set aside for this holiday weekend meet. So, come down either Sat urday, Sunday or Monday, and get into the pin swim of things as the "Beaverites" of Lodge 738 ring down the cur tain on another season. Re member, you can enter the tourney at any time, up to and including the very last minute. Welcome to West Bridge water May 29-30-31. You'll be glad you came down! Granite City To Rock On May 30th Granite City, 111. The Committee of the Croatian National Home, or better known as the Liberty Nation al Home, is making plans to stage a Dance, in conjunction with CFU Lodge 222, Junior Nest 29 and SNPJ Lodge 250, on Sunday, May 30, at the Home on Grand Ave. For the festivities we have obtained the services of a good tamburitza ensemble, a long with other items of en tertainment which are usually found at all such gatherings. Hot bdrbecued lamb will also be available. AH proceeds of this affair are earmarked to go directly into the pot for the future welfare of the Home. We invite you and yours to join us on Sunday, May 30, for a gala time. Admission to all is free of charge.