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PAGES me JONpfc YacAeh, Sec'y. 31 Sandra Mihelcic JUNI »-^195« WEDNESDAY, MAY 28,' 1958 Vincent Radilovie, Sec'y. Mitzie KnafHc, Pres. Maria Procer, Sec'y. a k e o v i E N I S S E I O N or & K 4 M.VJ. \n\n Coming Events Cupertino, Calif. 19th CFU Day Sunday, June 29th Fresh Start June I For Mid-West Units Central Committee of Greater Chicago Lodges WiU Concentrate On Reactivating Membership CHICAGO On the initi ative of the members of "Hr vatsku Sloboda" Lodge 32 of the Croatian Fraternal Union, a meeting was held on May 3, 1958, for the purpose of e o a n i z i n e e n a Comtiittee of CFU Lodges in Chicago. At this meeting the repre sentatives of the Chicago Lodges elected bros. Joseph N. Bfizdaric and Bozo F. ra san as Temporary President and Secretary, respectively. A decision was adopted that another meeting be held Sunday, June 1, at 2 p.m. in the Croatian Na tional Sokol Home, at 1908 07 So. Racine Ave. All of the lodges of Chi cago and vicinity are asked Norfti Cal Units In Annual Powwow George Glavas Is Named Group Prexy S Ali' FRANCISCO, Calif.— Hie Central Committee of the Northern California CFU Lodges held its Annual Meet ing on April 27, 1958, in Sacramento. As a result of the elections held at that time the officers fw the coming year will be: Piesident George Glavas, Sacramento Vice President Tonf Markov, Sacramento Secretary Madeline Pavlo vich, Watsonville and Treasurer Peter Obad, San Francisco. Elected as Trustees were Anton Milina of Oakland, Robert Popovich of Mountain View, and Anna Radmaq. of Sacramento. Anyone wishing to com »unicate with the Committee •Jay write to the Secretary, tis. Madeline Pavlovich, 204 C&labases Road, Watsonville, Calif., or to the President, bro. George Glavas, 1125 T. Street, Sacramento. Peter Obad, Pub. John Ovcarich Invited To Speak During Celebration To Be Held Sunday, July 6th SO. CHICAGO, 111. At ft* annual meeting the joint committee of the United CFU Lodges decided, in addition to other important issues, that the 3rd Annual CFU Day will be held on Sunday, July 6, at the Saban-Dosan grounds, lo cated between 96th and 97th Streets, on Commercial Ave nue, in So. Chicago. This is the same site where our first two celebrations were held and is located a cross from the Croatian Home. It was also decided, nanimously, to invite bro. John Ovcarich, Secretary Of the CFU Sick and Dis ability Department, to *4 4r^s ov to send two or more repre sentatives to this session. We' are all aware of the importance of having a strong Central Committee of C.F.U. Lodges in Chicago, especially now when the CFU is in the midst of a two-year mem- Turn to page 8 for Editorial, "Welcome Back!" bership drive and next year marks the 65th Anniversary of its founding. We feel that we will be able to bnild our lodges and nests much more effective ly through an active Cen tral Committee and through it we will strength en the Croatian Fraternal Union. Therefore, we urge each and every lodge to send their representatives to this impor tant meeting on June 1. Mail or phone the names of your representatives to the Temporary Secretary, the un dersigned. The festivities will get un der way at noon, at which time there will be, ready for serving, barbecued lamb, cool ing drinks, and the usual pic nic refreshments. To make this outing com plete the Star Tambnritn. Orchestra of Maasillon will provide music for dancing from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. We invite all our C.F.U. members, friends, and those of other Slav nationalities to attend. And if you're not a CFU member, you don't know what you are missing! United South Chicago Lodges Priming For Third Annual CFU Day Festivities. This will be his first visit to our colony as a CFU offi cial, at which time he will speak on various problems of the Society, the present new membership campaign, and further advise those who have not changed over to the New Sick Benefit Plan. Entertaining music and songs will be provided by the Vidovich Brothers Tam burit aa Orchestra and there will be an ample supply of delicious barbecued lamb and other so lid and liquid refreshments. We invite all our CFU members and friends of the area and of our neighboring state of Indiana to Join us on July 6th. Sandra Mihelcic Joins LA. Lodge CFU "Veep" Signs Lovely New Member LOS ANGELES, Calif. It gives me a pleasant privi lege to introduce to the mem bers of CFU Lodge 177. and to all the members of the Croatian Fraternal Union, Miss Sandra Jo Mihelcic. I had the pleasure of en rolling this charming young Bozo F. Drama 1821 So. Allport St. Chicago 8, 111. Phone Monroe 6-0319 Canton Members Will Enjoy Life June 29th CANTON, Ohio The An nual Picnic of CFU Lodge 514 will take place on Sunday, June 29, at Clemen's Grove, Georgetown Rd., N.E. lady and she became a mem ber officially as of April 1, 1958. By enrolling' such a young girl of Croatian pa rentage we are proving that the Croatian Frater nal Union is a proper place for all our young people of Croatian and other Slav descent. It did not take many words, nor much time, to convince Sandra and her parents that there were future advanta ges and activities in the ranks of the CFU for her. During my first visit at their home, she signed the application for CFU member ship. Her father, Joseph, is al ready a member of the CFU and I am certain that her mother will also join soon. Her father first became affiliated with the CFU when he joined Lodge 192 in Painesdale, Mich., which is the region of the Copper Country where he and his wife were born and raised. Sandra Jo was born in Highland Park, Mich., on April 4, 1942. She lives with her parents in Riverside, Cal ifornia, and at present is a sophomore at Riverside Poly technic High School. After graduation she plans to continue her education in business administration. Congratulations and best wishes for future success to you, Sandra, and to your wonderful parents. Math Kovacevich, Rep. FRATERNAL WEEK Official Organ Croatian Fraternal Union of America NEW LEASE ON LIFE FOR CHI COMM. Editor, Barrister In Speaking Roles During Annual Hah-Val Fiesta STRUTHERS, Ohio Just a reminder to our CFU Lod ges in the area that the Ma honing Valley United CFU Lodges 66, 109, 149, 185, 435, and 504, will hold their Annual CFU Day on Sunday, August 3rd. The picnic site will be St. Michael's Picnic Grove on Shady Run Road in Youngs town. Guest speakers for the occasion will be Stephen F. Brkich, English Editor, Za jedničar, and Edward B. Servov, CFU Legal Coun selor. Music for the day will be by the ever popular Pozega Tamburitza Orchestra from 3:00 p.m. until ?, and there will be plenty of barbecued lamb and refreshments from 12:00 noon and on. We invite all our friends throughout northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania to attend. Pathfinders Give $25 To Junior Tammie Fund MILWAUKEE, W i s e. The CFU Mothers Club wish es to thank the members and officers of "Pathfinders" CFU Lodge 731 for their $25.00 donation toward our Junior Tamburitza Fund. Your generosity is very much appreciated, and we hope that we may play for your lodge someday to show you our appreciation. Tire Hill Funds Will Merit SSS Transfusion TIRE HILL, Pa. e membership of CFU Lodge 716 is hereby notified that each member will be assessed $.25 during the months of June and July in order to bolster our lodge treasury. We also wish to take this opportunity to urge more members to attend our regu lar monthly meetings on the first Sunday of each month*. Mary Rupardo, Rec. Twelve 50-Year Lodge Veterans Guests of Honor CLAIRTON, Pa. "St. George" CFU Lodge 248 will commemorate its 55th Anni versary and honor 12 of its 50 Year CFU members on Sunday, June 1, at the Cro atian Home on Maple Avenue. The celebration will be in form of a program and ban quet, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Tickets for the affair are $2 for adults and $1 for children. Our 12 50-Year members to be honored are Josip Lu ijetich, Franjo Gajev« Ivu Aliquippa's "Jadran" Choir Will Mark 25th Anniversary May 31 Cleveland Choir Will Travel Via Own Bus To Qw'p Anniversary Fete CLEVELAND, Ohio The next appearance of the "Bal kan" Singing Society will be in Aliquippa, Pa., at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the "Jadran" Singing Society on Saturday, May 31. We will leave the Croa tian Home, 6314 St. Clair Ave., at 10:00 a.m. by bus and should arrive there at 1:30 p.m., giving us time to browse around before the concert begins at 7:00 p.m. We will return the same evening, leaving there about 12:00 midnight, after the dance. Anyone wishing to go with us can do so by contacting the Secretary, Maria Procer, at AC. 1-0070 immediately. The cost of the round trip will be $5.00 per person. You can be sure we will have a lot of fun going and coming and we have all day Sunday to rest. So, come and join us. You will be made quite welcome. The Chorus also takes this opportunity to thank all who attended, sold tickets, worked in the kitchen, in the refresh ment room, served tables, and everyone else who participa ted in our May 4th affair to. make it a success. Youngstown 66 Picnic Is Slated For June 1st YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio CFU Lodge 66 will stage its first Picnic of the season on Sunday, June 1, at the Cro atian Home, 1012 West Fed eral St. Beginning at noon and continuing until midnight, there will be an abundance of hot barbecued lamb, cooling liquids and enter tainment in store for all who attend. We welcome all members and friends of CFU Lodge 66 and of our neighboring lodge« to join us on this oc casion. Clairton 248 Members In 55th Anniversary Fete June 1st Med vidovich, Pavao Javor, Mijo Tkalcich, Anton Marin cic, Franjo Grisnik, Magda Haramija, Marija a k s i e, John Markovic, Jure Pavlak, and Mate Karin. We will be very honored to have as our guest speak ers, representing the Croa tian Fraternal Union, bro. V. I. Mandich, Supreme President, and bro. Martin Krasich, Supreme Treasu rer. It fc vary seldom that we Mark Petrovich To Enter College Lodge 677 Hails High School Star LOS ANGELES CFU E.S. Lodge 677 is happy to welcome into its ranks bro. Mark Franklin Petrovich, a transferee from Nest 607. Mark was born in Los Angeles on August 26, 1941, the son of Frank and Mary Petrovich, who them selves are staunch suppor ters of the Croatian Fra ternal Union. He has one sister, Madelyn, who is now recording secre tary of the Lodge. His grandparents, Marko and Ana Čerkez of Los Ange les, are members of Lodge 177 and his paternal grand mother, Manda Petrovich of Chicago, is also a member of the CFU. Mark is a senior at Monte bello High School and is very active in school affairs. He is secretary of Athle tics member of the school Senate, Pep Commission, Key Club, Interclub Council in var sity tennis and basketball. He Is also active in the community, having played Junior League Baseball for the past 5 years. His immediate plans include high school graduation this June, and entering Whittier College in the fall. He intends to major in Political Science and History. We of Lodge 677 wish Mark the best of luck and success. Frank Tnrkovich, Pres. Jacqueline Surina, Scribe have an opportunity to mark such a milestone in our lodge's history and honor such de serving members of the Cro atian Fraternal Union. We, therefore, cordially in vite our members of Lodges 248 and 534 and all other CFU members and friends of the area to join us June 1. The committee, which is ex erting every effort to make your visit a pleasant one, ex tends a very warm "welcome, friends and guests." Walter W. Kolar .. special choosing for the occa sion under the batons of some of the most outstanding mas ters of choral music in the United States. Established 1929 Six Guest Choirs At Quip Songfest Members of "Jadran" Singing Society Primed For Public Celebration of Silver Milestone ALIQUIPPA, Pa. Six nationally known out-of-town glee clubs will appear here Saturday, May 31, to participate in a Concert marking the 25th Anniversary of the "Jadran" Croatian Singing Society. The Concert, and the dance to follow, will take place in the CIO Hall, 501 Franklin Ave., Aliquippa, with the program getting under way at? 7 p.m. EDT. Juniors Await Debut The six guest choirs hail Only two speakers are sche from Pennsylvania, Ohio, and duled to appear during the Michigan. From Pennsylvania wttt come "Rodoljub" of Johns town and "Javor" of North Side Pittsburgh from Ohio "Slavni j" of Cleveland, "Strossmayer" of Youngs town, and the recently PAGE SEVEN program. William J. Zivitz, President of the celebrant "Jadran" ganized "Balkan" of Cleve land and from Michigan "Slavu ij" of Detroit. Turn to page 8 for Editorial, "25th For Jadran" page 8 for historical review of choral or ganization page 9 tor group picture. group, is to deliver the Ad dress of Welcome. Speaking in behalf of the Each of these organizations!community will be Thomas will present compositions of Kostelich, President of the Council of the Borough of Aliquippa. A special highlight of the Concert will be the first public appearance of the "Jadran" Junior Tam burit (Jadran Choir P. 9) See You In School! PITTSBURGH—The CFTTs 2nd Training School for Lodge and Nest Officials will be held Saturday, June 7, at the Cro atian Center, off Babcock Blvd., Mlllvale. AH Western Pennsylvania Lodges and Nests which have not as yet sent the names of their Delegates to the Home Office at 3441 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh IS, are urged to do so immediately in order that proper arrangements can be made for the School. Complete details will appear here in the next issue of the Zajedničar. East Pittsburgh "Auroras" Prepared For June 1st Return To Social Whirl Don Knezevieh's Tamburitzans To Play During Holiday Weekend Outdoors Fete EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. to stop by the Valley Croa- We wish to remind the members and friends of "Au rora" CFU Lodge 736 that a Picnic will be staged on Sun day, June 1, at the Balkan Hotel Picnic grounds, Coul ter Road, McKeesport, Pa. There will be lots of hot lamb, hot dogs, ham sand wiches, cooling refreshments, and also ice cream and oandy for the children. We have engaged Don Knezevich and his fine tamburitza group to enter tain you and your guests throughout the day and far into the evening. Those^who have no means of transportation are asked tian American Citizens Club on Braddock Ave., E. Pitts burgh, where those of our members who have cars are asked to stop and pick up whomever is waiting for s ride. Try to be there hftwm the hours of 1 and 8 p.m. A word of caution this Is the Memorial Day Weekend and we ask you to be extra careful on the highways which will surely be more crowded than otherwise. And so, dear friends, we now say good-bye until Sun day, June 1, when we will say "hello and welcome" to you.