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1 FARRELL, Pa. The iy W1" m*rKe 6 i mon ca QUr intercst Ust ChicaS° tesi jn ,hc & 58 w i s a happy, Forward To: „.s team y Si me b^.]. We how. st Jo Iraternal| and u w0- nrst AU.EveIlt9 1 8 champs "-4 jednicnr May 15th-18tli, 1958 0 0 ranks* 4Ladies Win i i i Križari Lodge 70, Chicago, score. ments 5 Dux the Pavich Amuse_ season. Some serve achievement, January John J. Fabina, Sec'y. Joseph Fishter, Seify. \n\n Record Breaking Entry Of 46 Quints Wiii Battle It Out Saturday, Feb. 15th For Hoosier Sweepstakes $$$, Trophies Chicago Men, East Chicago Women Set For Defense of Hard Won 1957 Laurels advised, well in advance, by when he checks in. mail when his or her team is to bowl. All teams are re- Turn In page 8 for Y. 'itofial, quested to report at the al leys 30 minutes before squad time. Delicious dinners will be served between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m., dur ing which time musical en tertainment will be fur nished by the Veseli Tam buraši. This group, which will al so play for dancing later in the evening, is comprised of Cleveland With this fine staff of of ficers, we hope to make 1958 EAST CHICAGO, Ind. No less than the all-time carried into our places of high of 46 5-man teams will be converging upon this city recreation and discussed with for the 9th C.F.U. Hoosiers' Sweepstakes on Saturday, Feb- much interest and enthusi ruary 15, 1958. asm. and in detail that leave The field of battle for the third consecutive year will no electron untouched. be the East Chicago Recreation bowling emporium located From outer space, among at 527 West Chicago Avenue in this Hoosier city, a fact ^he cosmic dust and colliding which we mention to expedite traveling for the perennial' meteors, we eventually return Sweepstakes participants. to earth and the colliding of The record entry will ne- "krčma", is donating a special p-n against pin caused by the cessitate three squads. 14 prize that will be given to the chain reaction which was in teanis at 1:00 p.m. and 16 holder of a lucky ticket. Each duced by the impact of the each at 3:30 and 6:00 p.m. bowler at the Sweepstakes hard rubber spheroid we com with each team captain to be will receive such a ticket fVee For the social side of this Sweepstakes, the hosting Lodge 151, Holy Trinity, will hold a dance at the Croatian Home, 4701 Carey Street in East Chicago. Admission is free to this Bro. John Ovcarich, Sec retary of CFU Sick Ben efit Department, has been officially designated to rep resent the Home Office at this Midwest bowling clas sic. He will take in both the Lodge 856 of Indiana Harbor, bowling and the presentation Ind., winners by 2745 pins. of C.F.U. awarded trophies to The Sweepstakes secretary, the 1958 champions later in George J. Stiscak, 5623 Ho the evening. The Sweep- merlee Avenue, East Chicago stakes will also merit a Home phone East Office appropriation to the bids you welcome in behalf: Sweepstakes prize fund. \ot the hosting lodge and pta-. Farrell Sportsmen In Dinner Saturday Night Steve Garekovich. member ces himself at your semce via I of Whiting E.S.L. 805 and: the afore«aid means. jhonest proprietor of the convenient! Frank Bra'dic• South Chi League In Promise Of Big Things SO. CHICAGO, 111. As sphcrical objects and their I manner of revolving is the number one topic of the day, among the scientists as well as the lay-folk, the topic is •S- is at the top of phies to the 1958 winners, successors to the defending champs Jurube men. Slo boda Lodge 32. Chicago, who1 won in 1957 with 3069 pins, and the Harborites women, Canton Officers Vow To Make '58 Big Year Saturday, February ID. in 8,1958. I it weren for man s inner de- vision cnamps two the club rooms of the Cro atian American Civic Club on Staunton St. Rules and regulations were Millie Jaksich, V. Pres. Andy Vrane, Sec'y. Pete Kosten jak, Treas. Harriet Bozurich, Re«. Sec'y. Emil Milkovic, Sports Dir. and o e n e o s i a N e s Mgr. The entertainment commit- new musicians under the di-jtee will consist of Millie rection of Fred Husnick, a'Jaksich, Chairman, Theresa former Duquesne Tammie. Marich, Mike Drozda, John Bro. Hiisnick announces Comsia. Tony Cugino. Doris that every Sunday the group Bozurich. Marie Modich, Rose will broadcast: from Sharon Bozurich and Louis Marich. Station WP1C. 780 kilocycles,1 The Auditing Committee at 4 :30 p.m. will be comprised of Louis Anyone wishing to engage Marich, Chairman. Emil Mil-1 pi I the group for some so ial i kovic, John Comsia, Mike UCYCIflllCI ilTOi'P 10 event may write to Mr. Fred Drozda and Frank Bozurich. [|q|(J Prg-Ldlt DđllCC Husnick, 1026 Hamilton Ave., i After the meetings, lunch Farrell, Pa., or phona Dia- and refreshments were mond 6-4748. Sharon, Pa. served. Frank J. E^ercic, Pub. Harriet Bozurich, Rec. Kolo Group Names Official Lineup CLEVELAND, Ohio At one of our very best years, the Kolo Aces annual election For this year, we have on January 7, 1958, we were proud to elect to office the following: Joe Lapsovich, Pres. Jim Kucinich, Vice Pres. George Miller, Trea9. and ISlsie Rapich, Sec'y. planned dances, picnics and appearances, which the Kolo Aces hope you will enjoy at tending as much as we will enjoy sponsoring them. We would like to thank all of you who have made our past endeavors such a suc cess. IS YOUR ZAJEDNIČAR REACHING YOU? it your address on the front page of this issue of The Zajedničar is incorrect, kindly fill in the form below and mail to Home Office Cut off your address tag on front, past* or pin her* First Name Middle Initial Last Name Your Lodge Number New Street and Number. State or City Zone Province ... n the Bowling Ball, But to each of us, the scien tist, the engineer, the shop man. the stenographer and the little women of the house, although our occupations dif- Companionship can be had in many ways, but the most desirable of all is the relationship which is exper ienced in the bowling lanes, as is so uniquely displayed by all the bowlers of the six-team United CFU Lod ges circuit. We aren't all the world's bowlers, nor arc we to be considerod the easiest voted on and an election of When we bowlers, of the 12947 pins to be crowned the Anne York On Spree officers was held with the fol- C.F.U. Bowling League of So., 1939 male champions. I Terrific scores were 'tiMllk lowing being elected: »Chicago, signed our registra-! Progress Lodge 749 men.ed up in the women's Singles Joseph Bozurich, Pres. jtion form, we didn't merely with a 2905 score were next •sign a pledge to bowl in re- in line, both team totals being ality, we pledged a way of the best such over the tour brotherly love through sport, nament's five year span. A pledge which the whole everyone for all our years yet to come. CLEVELAND. Ohio The Altar Society of St. Nicholas o a i a n e e k a o i Church will sponsor a Pre Lenten Dance on Sunday, February 16, at the Church Auditorium, C6th and Super ior Avenue. e w e l- k n o w n u e Danube Tamburitza O r chestra. under the direction of Frank Muza, will furnish the dance music from 7:30 p.m. until 12:00 midnight. There will be an admission charge of $.75 and refresh ments will be served. THE ZAJEDNIČAR 344 Forbes Street Pittsburgh 13, Penna. East Chicago, Cleveland Tourneys Set Records Page 12 FEBRUARY 12, 1958 By Frank Braidic, Dir., Sports-Educational Dep't. PITTSBURGH The Tenpin Tournament in its fifth running was more often referred to as the C.F.U. Tenpin Tournament than an E.S.L. Tournament. As such it took Cer, thus causing our thought place at the Hank Marino Recreation, 536 West Wisconsin pattern to follow the various i Avenue in ., i avenues of interest, we must] Three hundred and seventy-seven bowlers, the largest each of us admit that com- entry up to that time 3pirit in the whole South chi.j cago area and we are mighty proud of that. After all. what is a doctor, a lawyer, and ar-, chitect or a truck driver but C.F.U.! a mere tool in an inanimate CANTON, Ohio £L liiCiC luui ill on iiioniiuatv pi Croatian Athletic Club will Lodge 514 held its annual and I society, and a people who Križari Lodge 70 of Chicago, smres hold a Spaghetti Dinner on regular meetings on January! would soon become extinct if starred as Senior Di- mens. (champs, in this case the Cle There were seventy-eight veland Lodge 663 Pioneers, doubles, 67 from the men and ended in the runner-up spot. 11 from the fair sex and the one hundred and fifty-four singles were divided between the men and the women on a 136 to 18 basis. Doubles and Singles entry champs two years sire to live a fraternal life, straight previously, amassed ^men world is in so great a need of toda Twomore tournament ttt a u i 'highs were compounded by We the officers and bowl- topped any previous Similar ers of the C.F.U. Bowling o *v. nt.' and those next best, namely League of South Chicago, \. of Lodge 825, Summit, 111., with 1223 and the second healthful and most prosper o u s 1 9 5 8 a y e s i i o ,, ... 'place team of John and Joe brotherhood remain with us Vrbancic, Lodge 805 of Whit- ing, Ind., with a 1164 total. Peter Krilich John Ruzich, Lodge (un known) Detroit, Mich., rack- Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 22 and 23, 1939. Meet Me In St. Louis Croatian Fraternal Union's 24th National Tenpin Bowling Tourney participated to comprise 72 five-man Progress girls totaled 2250 and the Pioneers sev en pins less with 2243, both marks bettering existing highs in that category. The maples took a batter- fees were paid at the bowling ing from the distaff bowlers establishment upon arrival as they did from the men in there and the participants this tournament because we were then assigned to specific see that the defending wo alleys. men's doubles team of Dor- In recounting the 1939 °thy Bell and Martha Woss champs and ruoners-up we from the Gary, Ind., ESL 727 wish to cite that the demar cation of E.S.L. and Senior champs had disappeared in this tournament. scattered the pins for a 99.4 count to retain their title. Following them came the 919 total put together by Re in the men's division, the gina Radovan and Elsie Pave- .. ,, vision rhamnq Hvo vpars WOUld look Well even tftC ed up 641 pins to win the men's singles title as he bet-' tered a 629 pinfall by C. Mar-1 feminine mates dominated the kovich, Lodge (unknown) of tourney special highs also as Gary, Ind. These two marks'Anne rolled the 222 and 574, also were an improvement in'the tournament new one and a competition that was but i three game highs. The Pio two years old in this tourna- neers women's team chalked up a 809 team one game score to eclipse the two year old mark of 771 posted in 1937 by the Križari Lodge 70 Ladies. ment. The first C.F.U. all events male champ was John Shartz of Lodge 807, Vanguards from Milwau kee, Wise. His nine game score of 1813 and that of 1761 by S. Braksich, Lodge (unknown) Chicago, paced the field. New tournament highs also marked the special awards, C. Markovich, Lodge (unknown) Gary, Ind., posted a tourna ment high game of 268. John Habian of the Pioneers, emu lated his lodge number by registering the best yet tour nament series in 663. The Vanguards, Lodge 807 of Milwaukee, came through with 1038 the best of five 1000 games rolled by men's teams in this tourney. Progress In the women's division, the Progress L^lge 749 Chicago keglerettes cracked the bar rier for the first time and for CLEVELAND, O. The C. F. U. Parents-Children Tournament scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Febru ary 15, 1958, at the Grdina Recreation, 6019 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, has drawn considerable attention. While under the sponsor ship of Nest 55 and placing play where it took a 574 by, JQHNSTOWN, Pa. In Anne York of the Pioneers, Lodge 663 of Cleveland, Ohio, to win that championship. 1^^ Even the second place 550 Lou Plesha and S. K. Polich i Anne York and her Pioneer To Detroit In 1940 The tournament hosting Lodge 807 Vanguards had a The tournament adminis tration was in the hands of Andrew Gasparovic, Jr., of Granite City, 111., Vic Pavlic, Milwaukee, and Joseph B. Ra dy of Hammond, Ind., chair man, vice-chairman and sec retary in that order. Detroit, Michigan, was a warded the tournament for 1940. Lacka wan nas, Lodge 726 of Lackawanna, N. Y., traveled a reputed 750 miles to represent the Eas ternmost team that had yet participated in the C.F.U. national tournament. Hank Marino, the 1939 the second time the defending match king bowler, issued Father-Son John Fuduric John Fuduric, Jr. Steve Haic Steve Haic, Jr. Otto Babbits Gerald Babbits Tom Grubach Tom Grubach, Jr. George Zivich Michael Zivich George Celizic George Celizic, Jr. Walter Koscica -Russell Koscica Paul Bukovac Paul Bukovac, Jr. Peter York David York Anton York -Gerald York Mother-Daughter Ann Bilicic Judy Bilicic Josephine Bilicic -Andrea Bilicic Angela Batulewich -Joann Batulewich Mother-Son Catherine McLean -Ronald McLean Helen Kleps -Robert Kleps Eva Maglich -Donald Maglich Mary Hren Rudolph Hren Ann Skorich -John Skorich Caroline Vacka -Gerald Vacka Ann Derov Nick Derov Father-Daughter John Braidic Georgine Braidic Joseph Bilicic, Sr.- Mary Lou Bilicic Frank Bilicic Bonita Bilicic John Skorich Arlene Skorich Matt York Myra Yorka Cleveland Nest 55 In Readiness For Feb. 15th Running Of First CFU All-Family Tourney In Buckeye State History Amazing, Widespread Response To Unique Tournament Promises Croatian Fraternal Union Another Annual Major Tefnpin Classic much additional work on Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Res cic, the tournament has had the support of many of our well meaning C. F. U. elders. Publicity-wise it has evoked the efforts of John Badovinac and George Celizic. Declared an innovation in Cleveland's three decades of C.F.U. bowlinjr, they can take further pride in the fact that Turn to page 8 for Editorial, in the annals of the Society's "Two To Go." kegling activities there never has been a tourney in which Juniors took a preponderance among participants. And the interest of the Home Office at Pittsburgh, which has delegated Junior Order Director Michael Gra sha to represent it on the occasion. Wrhile 50 doubles have de clared themselves as interes Pavich Quint Warning John Dux Loop Entries thg January 16th games of the gt Rochug Lodge pinfall by Elsie Pavesic of shutout registered their first Gf the 1957-58 To the Pavichs who fin- the statement that he never saw such a large tournament run off so smoothly. It was indeed a tribute to the Croa tian Fraternal Union and the credit rightly goes to tourna ment secretary, Joseph B. Rady, and the staff with which he fortified himself. See You In St. Louis! While some of the names appeared initialized here, it fitting Victory Banquet at the' but follows the manner in Knights of Pythias Hall, 1925 West National Avenue in Mil waukee. which they were publicised nearly two decades ago in the Zajedničar. If those who know more of the detailing would write us, we would certainly appreciate it to have the records of the C.F.U. Annual Tenpin Tour nament as complete as pos sible. The same holds trne a bout some of the unknown lodge designations above. Tournament secretaries can only go by what data was given them. We hope that the penning of these chronicles will set the gait of many former de witli a 508 series. Others coming through a gainst the Baretincic Morti cians were Steve Petrusic, 484 Steve Kmetz, 448 and our fair sex co-captain, Kay Spisak who poled a 171 game ished in the cellar the first part of a 390 series. The best hammered out by the losers were a 472 set by I half and after three weeks in These two girls battled i the second half fare no better, down the line for all-events js honors which went to Anne i perhaps this victory should York of the Cleveland Pio- neers who compiled a 1560 total versus a 1528 score over nine games by Elsie Pavesic of the Chicago Kri žari. notice that they are in business and not necessarily for more thumpings. Our "anchor" man, John "Chocolate" Gredesky, who really has been in the dol drums cracked wide open George Sestrich and "Jay Kay" Klopovich's 457 total. In the other match the leading Churchmen took a 2-1 nod, their fifth win in six starts, as they shaded the Lodgemen. Pacing the win ners was Vic Farkas, Jr. with a high of 519, while his team mate took a hefty swat of 236-505 to bulwark the win ner's cause. Cecelia Jackovic, the out standing kegler in the wo man's ranks hit for 132-387. Vic Farkas, Sr. with 204-507 and Agnes Gojmerac, 119-330 represented the best punch among the losers. CHICAGO The "Hrvat ska Sloboda" CFU Lodge 32 Athletic Club will hold their Annual Masquerade Ball at the American Hall, 144Q W. 18th St. The dance will be ah event of Saturday, Feb. 15, 1958 the tab, just 90 cents. This year, as in the past, prizes will be awarded for the best costumes at 11:00 p.m. Come early so that the judges will have time to see your cos tume before making their de cision. Doors will open at 8:30 There will be plenty of re freshments, both solid and li- votees, especially those men- quid and music for your danc tioned in the articles, for St.' ing pleasure will be provided Louis in 1958. I by two orchestras ted and will no doubt show entry by post time, the cottfh lings, at this writing, were made known to Mrs. Anna Rescic, whose brainchild this tournament happens to be. The door is not closed to those who have not de clared themselves to be in cluded in the listing below and it behooves them to make their Intention known and definite upon reading this announcement. C.F.U. trophies will be a warded the winners at a so cial to follow later in the eve ning at A1 and George's Cai'e 6616 St. Clair Avenue. Brother-Brother Richard Hrnyak Daniel Hrnyak Thomas Zadravec Joseph Zadravec Richard Kleinsmith Ronald Kleinsmith Michael Simcich Thomas Simcich Sister-Brother Anna M. Bilicic Joseph Bilicic, Jr. Patricia Runjevac Philip Runjevac Josephine Hardony Philip Kivach Non-Related Doubles Patricia Kovacevic Frank Praznick John Bertosa Wayne Colaric William Hattan Frank Miklacic Geraldine Kleindienst Moreen Corley Richard Derov Linda Smiciklas Emil Golub James Skorich Kitty Koscica Patrick Daily Last Minute Entries Mary Celezic Diane Celezic 4&teve Kasunic Judy Kasunie Matt Norsic Gerald Norsic Marilyn Baron Ronald Baron Diane Perkovich John Perkovich $ylvia Kasunic Donna Kasunic Jeffrey Sadar Tim Sadar Cherilyn Sablack Paula Vidusic Richard Pavlovic Edjvard Sadar Tom Bertosa Nick Dolja Emma Golobic Kathy Scrabanic Anna Rescic, Mgr. Junior Nest 55 John Tenpin Circuit Completes First Lap JOHNSTOWN, Pa. The first half title in the Lodge 5 Tenpin League went to the Pavich Amusements by two games ahead of the Baretin cic Morticians. However, in the*, second half it appears that the St. Rochus Church team has stepped out with the right foot as they, going into the Chi 32 Athletic Club Plans Masquerade Ball 31 session, hold first place by two games. Baretincics lost the opening game recently by eight sticks and won the night capper from the Pavich Amusements by three pins. The Magistro brothers, Joe and Carmen, have dom inated the high scores a mong the men while Rita Fisliter's 192-463 was tops among the feminine keg lers. Joe Magistro racked up 227-542 while Carmen shot 214-542. Other highs include ffo* seph Mesnak, 535 Tbm Gojmerac, 529 and Mike Hockyko' 504. Plans to at tend the Tenpin Tournament are being discussed though nothing definite has yet been decided. Sudbury League Set For Feb. 15th Dance SUDBURY, Ontario Our new bowling league, formed this year by members of CFU Lodges 793 and 946, will stage a pre-Lenten Dance on Saturday, February 15, at the Croatian National Home, 251 Kathleen St. CFU members and their friends are cordially invited to attend. "Michael Halovanic, Pre*.