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ENGLISH Sylvia Niksic, Sec'y. Robert Burns, Jr., Sec'y. A kl dates. and Anne Banaszak, Sec'y. Ali OFFOAL OKjAN Of THE OCWIAN FFIAJTRNAL UNJL4 w W-n1C i_W1 xu N a n y S u e Pitt Tammies In even'n£ I of Arts Auditorium, 52001and atian Q.nn V I n CTr?i_' a variety 0 SVI ZA JEDNOG -JEDAN ZA SVE USUjD HRWAT-&L 3KAI5M. ZAJLOMICL U «CNO of drmks Wl11 bt Michael Baich, Sec'y. I John R. Mikan George Relich Barbara A. Mikovich Croatia" and S th° Za" Tammies On Tour NOVLMliLU \n\n EIGHT PARES Headed Convention "Kokoshari" Bloc HEADED 1 'ACK Independent to the last drop was the "Kokoshari Bloc" which was horn during the Croatian Fra ternal Union's 9th National Quadrennial Convention, held September ^5)-26, 1955, at Philadelphia. Heading the group were the a'tove strategists. Standing, left to right, John Brozovieh, East Chicago, Ind., Lodge 288 Frank Sopcie, Johnstown, Pa., Lodge 5 and Peter G. Franovich, Wilmerd ing, Pa., Lodge 42. Foreground, Charles Marold, Flint, Mich., Lodge 561. .These "hoys" had their lighter Convention mo ments, to be}, sure, but they were all business in our book. Gar? LofSge 170 Will Sponsor Concert By Pittsburgh All-University Tammies Croat, £»erb And Slovene Numbers Should Thrill Expected Packed House Nov. 20th Gary, IimI. Pittsburgh's All-University Tamburitzans will present a two-hour, fast-moving, colorful, picturesque program, Sitnday afternoon, November 20th, in the Cro atian Centeri, 3679 Broadway, at 3:00 P.M., sponsored by the "Croatian Sons", Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge 170. Director lllatt L. Gouze,f America's T8mburitza King, has drawn »am his long and rich experience to prepare a program of fine musical taste with excellent soloists, fine choir and co forful folk danc ing. The Tamburitzans en semble is ode up of twen ty-two yoi mg musicians, singers, and. dancers attired in beautiful costumes, who perform iit the typical Gouze style which made Tamburitza as famous in A merica. With the romantic, fas cinating mm lie of a highly trained Tamthiritza ensemble, aided by talented young solo ists in voice Sand instrument, along with i well balanced choir and light footed folk dancers all in picturesque costumes, th Tamburitzans continually clelight regular concert goers? each year and add a legion of new friends. A Show In Themselves This year's program fea tures such tnlented voices as those of An na Marie Bailer of Wheeling, West Virginia, and Sandra Petika of Can onsburg, Pa.,/ while the male leads are Firank Ribich and Albino Abate of Pittsburgh. Dances are drilled by Victor Klet ansky, formerly of Yugoslavian dance en sembles, no w a sophomore at Pittsburgh University. Captivating polka rhythms are supplied' by Milan and Jerry, who are a show in themselves a they play and dance. Professor ljoris Dobrovol- Following the concert, the ensemble will play for the evening's merrimaking, so we invite one and all to stay and get your maximum amount of enjoyment out of the "kolos", "polkas", etc. Members of the CFU Nest 10 Mother's Club of Gary will be in charge of the kitchen "and promise us an ample supply of snacks, thereby eliminating the ne cessity of going home after the concert. The men are in charge of the refreshments, of which there will be a good supply. We invite all our members and friends both near and far to be with us for this spark ling afternoon and evening entertainment, which will be the most outstanding event of the year in our colony. Baltimore Members In Annual Dance Nov. 19th Baltimore, Md. CFU Lodge 684 "Proljetni Cvijet" will hold its Annual Fall Dance and Party at the Slo vak National Home, on Satur day. November 19. The lodge officials would like to see all the members attend, and invite them to bring along their friends. We should try to show the new younger members the spirit of cooperation in our lodge. The' admission fee to the party and dance will be $2.00. A wonderful evening of fun and entertainment is in store for all who attend. sky has coached the singers and choir. All in all, the Pittsburgli Tamburitzans show is re freshing and spine-tingling and they will sing, play and dance their way into your hearts. The program consists of Croatian, Serbian and Slo venian songs and dances which have captivated the hearts of the Gary people for many years and will or.ee more bring fond memories of days gone by to our many older members and friends. Mother's Club Is Set ALL FOR ONE-ONE FOR Cleveland Lodge To Lionize Queen Many To Attend Dinner And Dance Cleveland, Ohio This is the last reminder to our members of CFU Lodge 403 to attend the supper which will be held on Sunday, No vember 20. in the rear of Brown's Tavern, at 5211 Harvard Avenue, from 4:00 to 10:00 PM. A delicious home-cooked supper will be served, family style, promptly at 6:00 PM. Crowned September 4th This affair will serve as a public tribute to our lovely member. Miss Nancy Stub Ijer. Miss Stubljer represented our lodge in the Fraternal Day Queen Contest on Sep-J tember 4, 1955. and won the, There will be music plenty of refreshments for everyone gala Fall season gathering. Tickets Now Available Since this is our first get to-gether in a long time, let's make it a grand success, showing the committee and everyone concerned that we appreciate their efforts and would like to have more af fairs in the future. Tickets for the supper may be purchased by contacting me at DI 1-1915 before Fri day, November 18. the dead line for ticket returns. She'll Be Honored By Northern Ohio Friends Society's Supreme Treasurer Slated To Speak November 26 Daring Program Marking 50th Milestone Of Lodge 310 Ohio's Governor And Mayor Of Columbus Will Attend Golden Anniversary Banquet Columbus, Ohio "St. An thony" CFU Lodge 310 will celebrate its 50th Anniver sary with a Banquet, Pro gram and Dance on Saturday, November 26, 1955, in the Croatian Home, 377 Reeb Avenue. Featured on the program, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1956. Detroit Nov. 19th Detroit, Mich. Saturday title over seven other candi- M., at the Detroit Institute November 19, 8:00 Woodward Avenue, the Cro- Gouze and his Pittsburgh All University Tamburitzans. Those desiring to see Mr. Gouze lead twenty-two young college students on the con* cert stage are requested to purchase their tickets from any member of the Board. Immediately following the concert, a dance will be held at the Fort Shelby Hotel Skyroom, Lafayette and First Street, with the Tam buritzans providing the mu sic. Everyone is invited. The program, will be open ed by our Lodge President, brother Joseph Jurlina, and brother Sam Skunca will pre side as Toastmaster. Didn't Forget Dancers The history of our Lodge's ,, .. founding and its progress The day of the celebration! ... will open with a Mass at 8.00 AM, served by Father Riehl1 at St. Ladislaus Church, in honor of our deceased mem bers. The banquet is scheduled for 6:30 to approximately 8:00 PM and will consist of all sorts of delicious foods. down through the years will will be the talented Kolo Group of Youngstown and the popular Pozega Tambur itza Orchestra under the di rection of Gus Rogan. Dignitaries To Attend We are very pleased to an nounce that we will have with us that evening brother Martin Krasich, Supreme Treasurer of the Croatian i a e n a U n i o n o e Krasich will address our au dience in behalf of our great Society. Our other distinguished guests for the evening will be Mr. Maynard E. Sensen Jbrenner, Mayor of the pty of Columbus, and Mr. Frank J. Lausche, Gover nor of the State of Ohio. Board of Trade will, for who attends this' the first time, present to the Detroit Croatians Matt L. e i v e n y o u o e S e c- retary, brother Joseph Skun ca. The festivities will be i a e w i a n i n from 9:30 PM until the late hours of the evening. Trustee-Elect John R. Mikan To Be Honored Saturday, November 19th Seattle Lodges And Nest In Fete l'i o^ram, Social Set For Nov. 19th Seattle, Wash. Lodges 439 and 764 of the Croatian Fraternal Union, together with Nest 220, will sponsor a Program and Dance Satur day, November 19, in Wash-! ington Hall. 14th Avenue and East Fir Street. I The program, which will be presented by our talented! Nest members, will begin at 8:30 PM. We urge everyone to be on time, for a wonder ful program is being planned! for j'our entertainment. Fol lowing the program, dancing! to a popular orchestra will be featured. Ladies Preparing Best Croatian cakes and other delicacies will be prepared i by our active Lodge sisters. plentiful. We invite the entire mem bership of the participating Lodges and Nest to attend this gala celebration with their families. An enjoyable time is assured everyone. Roy Toljan, Publicity Vancouver Members In Pal! Dance And Social Vancouver, B. C. Lodge ,, 1787 of the Croatian Fraternal 'Union will hold its first Fall Dance and Social at the Rus sian Peoples' Home, 600 Campbell Avenue, on Friday, November 25. Good polka music, for your dancing pleasure, will be pro vided by Wally Corak and his boys. An abundance of refresh ments to suit your taste will be available. A most cordial welcome is extended to our members and friends to attend.' George Mahovlich, Pres. Cokeburg Dancers In Meeting November 20 Cokeburg, Pa. All active and honorary members of the "St. George" CFU Lodge 354 Kolo Group are urged to attend the next regular monthly meeting on Sunday. November 20, at 2:00 PM. Beginning with the third week in September, practice sessions were discontinued until further notice. This step was necessary due to the fact that our Croatian Home is On behalf of the entire membership of Lodge 310, we undergoing a remodelling job. .0,,, extend a cordial invitation to! When conditions get back I the CFU members and friends to normal, practice sessions of Dayton, Akron, Cleveland will again be held on Thurs and vicinity to attend our:day evenings at 6:30 PM for gala 50th Anniversary Cele- the Junior Group and 8 PM bration. for the Senior Dancers. Entertainment Committee: Bernard Luketich, Pres. RE: -MATERIAL Thursday noon is the deadline for all material intended for publication in the English Section of the Zajedničar. Material arriving after that hour and day of the week will not appear in the following issue of the Eng lish Section. If contents of same are still timely, late arriving articles will be published the week after if not, they will be "killed." Stephen F. Brkich, Editor Johnstown Meeting To Be Held November 20th Johnstown, Pa. C. F. U. Lodge 5 will hold its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, November 20, at 2:00 PM, in the Croatian Hall. Everyone isxurged to at tend the session, as there are always new and important matters to be taken care of. Members are also warned to have their dues paid on time. Father Of 9 Children Member Board Trustees Zumberaks Ready For Banner Year Members Certain Future Is Bright Cleveland, Ohio Many of us don't realize, with the swift passing of years, that "Zumberaks" Lodge 859 is full grown and 18 years of age. All of which means that the sweetest years of lodge life are not behind us, but lay ahead. Latkovic, there were many suggestions as to how we should mark the opening of the New Year. The work re sulted in\he drawing up of plans for a festive New Year's Eve Party, plans for which were arranged over the serving of Vice President Mary Leonhardt's delicious pies. Nothing Run Of Mine An elaborate serving of tasty foods is being provided for under the direction of the social committee. Don't expect run-of-the mine restaurant grub. The entire menu will be prepared in the brand new St. Nicho las Hall kitchen under the direction of Betty Koluder who knows her way around to setting up an eye-opening dish. To brighten up the occasion several kinds of choicc liquids will be available. Make Reservations Now Music will be provided for your dancing pleasure, and favors will be free of charge as part of the admission price. Reservations must be made as early as possible, so that the right quantities of re freshments may be pur chased. To make your inten tions known, call Mrs. Mary Leonhardt at TU 5-2988 or Tom Latkovic at SH 1-8523. Youngstown Ladies To Meet On November 30th Youngstown, Ohio The Croatian Home Ladies Aux iliary will hold a very special meeting on Wednesday, No vember 30, at the Croatian Home. It is very important that all members attend, as there are very urgent matters to be discussed. Junior Director, "Zajedničar" Editors Will Help Beaver County Members Fete Popular, Widely Known Lodge 85 Leader Huge Crowd Of Well Wishers Expected To Attend Fete In New Brighton Croat Club By Margaret Zupcic, President, !dge 85 Rochester, Pa. John R. Mikan, for many years an official and at present Secretary of "Abraham Lincoln" Lodge 85, will be honored at a Testimonial Banquet to be held Saturday evening, November 19. in the United Cro atian Club. Third Avenue and Eighth Street, New Brighton. Sponsored by his fellowt Lodge 85 members, this fete Banquet dial any of the above is being held in public recog-! numbers at once and make nition of bro. Mikan's election certain tickets are reserved as a new member of the Cro-! in their name. atian Fraternal Union's Board of Trustees who will take of fice on Monday morning, No vember 28, 1955. A Delegate to the gather ing, bro. Mikan was elected during the Society's 9tli National Quadrennial Con vention, held September 19 26 last in Philadelphia. He had previously been U.e '™1 'ofc,lhc Lodge 85 Delegate to the 8th: Convention, held at Los An geles, California, back in 1951, but he did not aspire to any high office at the time of the meetings on the West Coast. Now what is there on the Salute To Junior Order horizon that these golden A delicious home cooked nitaries are also expected to years have to offer? turkey dinner will top the attend, as are many of the At a meeting of the Social' Banquet menu, with serving Western Pennsylvania Dele Committee, headed by Tom slated to begin promptly at gates who became acquainted 6:00 PM. Inasmuch as this Is the CFU Junior Order's 40th Anniversary year, proper note of which will be made during the evening, mem bers of Rochester Nest 8 accompanied by their par ents will be admitted with out charge to the fete. Entertainment during the program will be provided by several talented Nest 8 mem e s a o n e i y Shewak, and a trio of girl accordionists. Time out will also be taken to honor four 50-Year CFU members of Lodge 85, each of whom will receive a Gold Pin from the Home Office. They are Ivan C. Banic, Fra njo Hacko, Juro Kosunic and Josip Modrusan. Dancing following the pco gram will be to the Jorgovan Tamburitzans. We are happy to announce PAGE FIVE Many Lodges In County Three officials of the Cro atian Fraternal Union will represent the Home Office at Pittsburgh on the occasion. They are Michael Grasha, Junior Order Director, and Philip Vukclich and Stephen F. Brkich, Editors, respect- jedničar. Bros. Grasha and Vukc lich will deliver addresses and bro. Brkich will preside as the Program Master of Ceremonies. Local and district fraten^air civic, political and other dig- with bro. Mikan during the Society's recent 9th National Quadrennial Convention. Especially invited to attend are the officers or representa tives of the Croatian Frater nal Union's Beaver County Lodges: Nos. 59 153 304 423 484 490 535 540 646 647 720 732 738 and 776. A similar invitation is also extended the Managers of the County's following Junior Order Nests: Nos. 36 103 105 106 113 157 290 389 483 485 576 586 and 626. (Continued On Page 7) Wed. 16 Donora, Penna., High School. THANKSGIVING TOUR Sat. 19 Zeigler, Illinois, High School. Sun. 20 St. Louis, Mis souri, St. Joseph's Church. While reservations for the festivities should have been made during the past week end, a limited number of tickets may still be procured Thurs. 24 Centervillc, by dialing any of the follow-, Iowa, High School, ing numbers: SP 4-6753 SP Fri. 25 At Notre Dame, 4-2162 SP 4-3646 SP 4- Ind., U. of Notre Dame. 1990 SP 4-0844 or SP 4- Sat. 26 Waukegan, 111.. 7652. Slovenian Auditorium. Tues. 22 Kansas City, Kansas, Wyandotte H. S. It is suggested that those Sun. 27 E. Chicago, Ind., interested in attending this Roosevelt High School. Hamilton Lodge To Screen CFU Film Hamilton, Ont. "Matija Gubec" CFU Lodge 644 will sponsor its first fall social event on Saturday, November 19, at the Croatian National Home, 173 Beach Road. there will be dancing to the music of a popular orchestra trom Burlington. Onta'/io. Admission will be 50 cents ner person and children, un der 10, accompanied by grownups, will be admitted that on this date we will be free. showing the sound, technicol-! A very cordial invitation is or movies which were taken extended to all the CFU mem at the 60th CFU Anniversary bers and other Croatians and Celebration in West View Slavs of the area. A pleasant Park, Pittsburgh, Pa. The movie will begin at 7:30 PM. Following the film« evening is in store for all who attend. Filip Zebic, Sec'y.