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Zajedničar = Fraternalist. [volume] (Allegheny, Pa.) 1894-current, February 29, 1956, Image 7

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1956 CAMPAIGN
SEE YUGOSLAVIA
EXPENSES PAID
600 POINTS
SIX PAGES
Cleveland Lodge
Will Help Support
Membership Drive
Films Certain To
Stimulate Campaign
Cleveland, Ohio "A Trip
Through Yugoslavia" will be
presented at the Slovenian
Home Auditorium, 6417 St.
Clair Ave., on March 18,
1956, at 3:00 PM.
This motion picture in col
or and sound will be present
ed and narrated by Peter Ma
linich, who made the movie on
his trip through Yugoslavia
last summer.
Two Hours Running Time
For two hours and twenty
minutes, you will view people
at work and at play, in cities
and villages. Scenery and in
mountain tops, rocky land
and fertile fields, all in vivid
color will also' be shown.
The villages and homes,
friends and relatives of many
people now living in Cleve
land and nearby cities are
portrayed by the camera.
The customs, natural re-
sources, products of the fields
realism that the time will li-
Croatian
1956
Fraternal Union's
After the movie, suppers
will be served and you will
a v e e o o u n i y o s i n
dance and listen to the music
of the Blue Danube Tambur
itza Orchestra.
The film is being sponsored
by CFU Lodge 99 and admis
sion charged will be $1.00.
Everyone is cordially wel
comed to attend.
Steve Shimits, Comm.
John J. Verbos
Will Be Honored
Steelton, Pa. "St. Law
rence" CFU Lodge 13 will
hold an old fashioned Get-To
gether and Supper on March
17, 1956, at the St. Lawrence
Hall, 2nd and Washington St.
The a i e s' Auxiliary,
known for their tasty dishes,
will prepare the delicious
menu.
The fete is to be held in
honor of John J. Verbos,
prominent Lodge 13 member,
who was elected to the Cro
atian Fraternal Union's Su
preme Board during the So
ciety's 9th National Quad
rennial Convention, held Sep-|
tember 19-26, 1955, in Phila
delphia.
All of our members are in
vited to attend this first BO
cial event of the year.
For further details, please
follow your Zajedničar the
next two weeks.
Mary urina, Rec. Sec'y,
EVERY MEMBER
GET A MEMBER
His 239 Points Rate
Ho. 1 Campaign Spot
Joseph Buk1 s i
Zagreb Students
Seeking Recorder
Gary, Ind. It has been
brought to my attention by
Prof. Rudolph Matz of Za
greb, who at the present is
located in Gary, that the stu
dents of music in Zagreb are
very much handicapped in
their studies due to the fact ,»
that they do not have a "tape
and of the home, and the life and takes its passengers
of the people takes on such
Not only that, but this so much more in the mu-j
»ovie should help arouse tre- .^ arrive in Zagreb late Tuesday,
mendous local interest the ^r°atian culture with the as-
sical field and could further!
sistance of a "tape recorder". August 1956.
"Let's Visit Yugosla- Give Whatever You Can Ship 1,031 Feet Long
via!" Membership Campaign, Therefore, I am personally
the greatest such drive in the appealing to all the members "Queen Elizabeth" will be a
history of the Society.
End Of A Perfect Day
of the CFU to take part in
this cultural endeavor, for
we are all so proud of Croa-
the beauty of Croatian music
which we have received from
Croatia.
At this time we are appeal
ing for donations (any a
mount you wish to contri
bute)
lunula, wmm. .York height. The Chrysler
sum which will mean a tape
recorder" for the youth of
Zagreb who wish to study
and further the beauty of
Croatian music.
Please send your contribu
tion to: Sylvia Niksic, 3396
Mass. St., Gary, Indiana.
Sylvia Niksic, Lodge 170
ALL FOR ONE-ONE FOR ALL
OmQM. 08GAN or THE OCWIAN FRATERNAL IM
The "Queen" To
Take CFU Group
Across Atlantic
Boat Party Will
Leave USA Aug. 1
Pittsburgh, Pa. The lar
gest ship in the world will
help transport a part of the
Croatian Fraternal Union's
Tour Party due to visit Yu
goslavia next August.
A total of 80 Cabins
have been reserved on the
Cunard White Star Liner
"Queen Elizabeth,'' which
will leave New York at
12:30 PM Wednesday, Au
gust 1, 1956, and arrive in
e o u a n e e
morning of August 6th.
The CFU Party will pro
ceed from Cherbourg to Za
greb, Croatia, via train and
should complete the trip in
24 hours. The train runs
Switzerland
and Italy en route to Zagreb
through some of the most his-
and scenic spots on the
Continent
SoinS overseas on the
memorable
us to be
thrill appears to
a foregone conclu-
A e i a k n o w
This is a gigantic ship of
of immensity.
The "Queen Elizabeth"
is 1,081 feet long and 118
feet in breadth. It boasts
of 14 decks and 35 public
rooms.
If stood on end, this great
c, ,. liner would almost match the
Small donations put togeth- ..
u jj li Chrysler Building in New
will add up to a sizeable m. i
Building is 77 stories tall and
1,046 feet in height.
Non-Members Ruled Out
Guest reservations for the
August 1st departure for
France on the "Queen Eliz
abeth" are now being taken
All contributions will be! by the Home Office of the
listed in the "Z" furthermore Croatian Fraternal Union.
I will personally see that this
money is used toward the
purchase of a tape recorder
and that it is sent to the
students of music in Zagreb.
The cost of the trip, plus
a 20-day expense paid stay
in Yugoslavia, is $600.00.
A deposit of $150.00 is re
quired with every reserva-
CFU And CB Leaders Meet In Montana
IIP
hands with CFU Supreme President V. I. Mandich during
Margaret Chesnik
Fine
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 1956.
JOSEPH BUKTENICA HIKES CAMPAIGN LEAD
Kolo Dancer
83,673 gross tons, the essence are very happy today to in
troduce Margaret Chesnik, a
nother of our kolo young
sters.
Margaret, who is also a
member of
Margaret Chesnik
18, was born March 27, 1945,
in Milwaukee. Her parents
are Frank and Margaret
Chesnik and she has one
brother, Earl. She is also the
granddaughter of Mrs. Mary
Chesnik and Mr. Adolph
Stippich.
Margaret is in the 5th
Grade at Hillside School and
in the third year of piano
lessons.
She is a very helpful girl
around the house and has
many friends.
WELCOME Former Supreme President Joe XJgrin, lelt, burgh. The session will get evening, there will be free en
of the Croatian Brotherhood, Great Falls, Montana, shaking1
Kolo Federation Will
Hold Meeting March 4
the latter's recent visit to Montana to dispose of final details as«?nrpd otip
pertaining to the January 6. 1956. merger of the Croatian attend this important ses-
i Brotherhood with the Croatian Fraternal Union of America, sion. Dolores Tomasic, Sec'y. Joseph Zegar, Sec'y.
Strict Rules Governing '56 Recruiting Drive
Gigantic Liner Will Transport CFU Group Party To Cherbourg, France
Pictured Cuaard and (inc. i roi.i
While Star Liner "Queen Elizabeth," which will transport August for an extended stay in Yugoslavia. Details per
nearly 100 CFU Membership Campaign Grand Prize Win-! taining to this huge ship appear elsewhere in this issue.
Leading In Yugoslav Pilgrimage Drive
The following 33 American and Canadian Field Workers
were credited as of Friday, February 24, 1956, with 50 or
more Points in the Croatian Fraternal Union's historic "Let's
Visit Yugoslavia!" Membership Campaign:
Lodge Recruiter Home Point*
202 Joseph Buktcnfaft, Chicago, 111 239
288
126
391
5
787
975
32
872
85
185
355
4
12
1
Trafford Members Can
Whoop It Up March 3
George Balieh, Indiana Harbor, Ind. ...., 211
Matt Anic.h, West Allis, Wise. 153
Michael Baich, Johnstown, Pa. 148
Mary Burma, Vancouver, British Columbia 136
Karmela Benac, Toronto, Ontario 118
Laddie Slamar, Chicago, 111 110
John Stanfel, Des Moines, Iowa 108
John R. Mikan, Rochester, Pa 106
Milan Skrtic, Campbell, Ohio 102
John Jurisich, Ely, Minnesota 102
Joseph Rukavina, Etna, Penna. 94
Matthew Zvonar, Denver, Colorado 84
John Ovcarich, Pittsburgh, Pa 79
949 Nikola Yurchevich, Calgary, Alberta 75
99 George Maljevac, Cleveland, Ohio 70
608 Frank Vukobratich, Schumacher, Ont. 70
99 Frank Movrich, Cleveland, Ohio 66
975 Angela Kokich, Toronto, Ontario 64
948 Steve Zelenika, South Chicago, 111 63
952 Stjepan Budak, Windsor, Ontario 62
235 Rose Gustin, Cleveland, Ohio 61
540 Edward Sabolic, Conway, Penna 61
66 Violet Flask, Youngstown, Ohio 60
130 Milena Jadreslc, Portland, Oregon 60
42 Stephen M. Matijevic, Wilmerding, Pa 59
284 Ivka Milosevich, Trinidad, Colorado 58
72 Mike Cindric, Uniontown, Penna 56
77 Louis Miklesh, Ironwood, Michigan 56
437 Tom Satina, Bentleyville, Penna 56
20 Matt Bogovich, S. S. Pittsburgh, Pa. 53
644 Philip Zebich, Hamilton, Ontario 50
k i u e a o U o e 5 4 1 a e
Pittsburgh, Pa. The Ko-'. .x
i n a .„ invited to come to the Lodge
lo Federation of America will
hold its next meeting on Sun- £ub
822 N. Canal St., N. S. Pitts- Beginning at 9:00 PM, that
wav at 3:00 PM. jtertainment for all the lodge
are urged to members and a good time is
Joseph Dzapo, Farrell, Pa .! 191 the daughter of Mary and ^rVag0
Youngstown Ladies In
Business Meet Tonight
Youngstown, Ohio The
Croatian Ladies' Auxiliary
will meet at the
Home on February 29 at 8
PM.
All members are urged to.
attend, as one of the points
of discussion will be a future
card party. A treat and bingo
Born March she
Dusan Knezevich and the
granddaughter of Frances
and George Starcevich. A
member of a truly CFU fam
ily, she is the 4th generation
in her mother's family to join
the CFU.
Her father and grandfath
er bowl with Lodge 177 and
her mother an4 grandmother
always help with banquets,
picnics, dances or whatever
the Lodge sponsors.
In the Nest she joins an
older sister Frances.
Darlene, we welcome you
and we hope that you will
7. carry on the traditions in
Croatian
of your won-
the footsteps
derful family.
xhe Croatian Praternal
gest fraternal bene(it Soci.
ety chartered in the
will follow the meeting. wealth of Pennsylvania It
Bernice Novak, Sec'y. was organized in 1894,
22nd NATIONAL
Nest 24 Salutes
Darlene Knezevich
Los Angeles, Calif. It is
with great pride that C.F.U.
Nest 24 calls attention to a' widespread Campaign interest
new young lady in their and activity for either Janu
ranks, Darlene Frances Kne-1 ary or February, not since we
zevich. I first had anything to do with
PAGE SEVEN
Chicago Ace Still
Pacing Recruiters
In Great Campaign
TS Info Agency
Showing Interest
By Stephen F. Brkich
Campaign Comm. Sec'y.
Pittsburgh, Pa. Like
Spring in a popular song of
some years ago, the Croatian
Fraternal Union's 1956 "Let's
Visit Yugoslavia!" Member
ship Campaign is, to put it
mildly, "bustin' all over."
More than 400 recruiters
are participating in the Cam
paign, better than 50% more
than were expected in the
field for the opening winter
laps of the drive.
We cannot recall such
Tkr„,.„v. in „ujthese annual drives. And that
V0 Imagine, if you can, what
[this year's Campaign will be
like once the snow and ice
disappear!
Nearing First Million
Now for a brief recap of
the Campaign to dale.
As of Friday, Februarv 24,
the Junior Department had
enrolled 622 aevv members
and signed $447,600 in insur
ance.
The Adult Department ac
counted for 313 new members
and $236,000 in insurance
during the same period, or
from January 1 last through
February 24.
Combined, both Depart
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All Slavs residing in the
United States and Canada
are eligible to affiliate with
the Croatian Fraternal
Union during its 1956
"Let's Visit Yugoslavia!"
Membership Campaign.
Some 10 million in num
ber, they belong to one of
12 Slav groups: Bulgari
ans Byelo, or White, Rus
sians Carpatho Russians
Croatians Czechs Mace
donians Poles Russians
Serbs Slovaks Slovenes
and Ukrainians.
Any one of these eligi
bles should consider it an
honor to be asked to join
e o a i a n a e n a
Union, for it is the largest
and most powerful organ
ization of its kind on earth.
It has no peers in the fra
ternal life insurance bene
fit field!

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