Newspaper Page Text
at Lodge Lodge Bam Home Horn« Bm* 4:00 P.M. Frank Braidic 1 Sets Barbara Katalinich Rudy Kovačevich, Sec'y. U I E N I S S E I O N a ^a^-er date, \n\n Coming Events South Chicago U-L 5th Birthday Party November 29,1958 Gov. Orvffle Freeman Salutes Pioneers Gov. Freeman aimed his ad dress, in the main, against a corporation which has been taking advantage of the na tional recession to blame the state's tax policy for Iron Range unemployment. ate Oldest Couple Minnesotans In All-Slav Day GOV. ORVILLE FREEMAN, second from right, meets oldest Tron Range pioneers honored dur ing the All-Slav Day Program held Aug. 10 last Eveleth, Minn. Mrs. Teresa Kozar, 87, is shown chatting with the Governor while August Bratulich, 84, far left, the other honoree, looks Governor Praises Yugoslav Pioneers Thousands Storm Eveleth For Fete EVELETH, Minn. Thou sands of CFU members from ail parts of the state helped swell the huge crowd which stormed this city Sunday, Aug. 10, 1958, for the Annual Minnesota All-Slav Day Pic nic and Program. o v O v i e e e a n was the Committer's guest of honor and principal speaker at the fete. The Aug. 10 celebration marked another in a long se ries of public statewide sa lutes this year to Minnesota's Centennial and saw its citi zens of Yugoslav descent "do ing things up brown" in com memoration of the historic milestone. Welcome o LI-SUM MY PIC-NIC Highlight of the "packed house" gathering Aug. 10 at Eveleth Veterans Park at Ely Lake was the tribute Gov. (Minnesota's P. 9) Annual Treat Sept. 7 For Lyons Youngsters LYONS, 111. The mem bars of Nest 310, their fami lies and friends are invited to attend the Picnic which will be sponsored by Nest 310 on Sunday, September 7, at the Matt Jadro grounds, 44th and L&wndale, in Lyons. Roast lamb and pork, ice cream, and a variety of l)ard and soft drinks will be available throughout the day and the well known Ja a n a u i z a n s w i provide the entertainment. Each nest member in at tendance will receive a dollar's worth of refreshment tic kets, as in the past. We'll be seeing you oil Sep tember 7. Marica Vida*, Mgr. Mesabi, Minn., Daily News Photos on with approval. Next to Mr. Bratulich is Min nesota State Senator Thomas D. Vukelich, wide ly known Gilbert CFU Lodge 238 member, and at far right is State Representative Peter X. Fugina, Virginia. More than 10,000 patrons turned out for this annual statewide gathering. MINNESOTA'S GOV. Orville Freeman addressing the more than 10,000 celebrants who turned out Aug. 10, 1958, for the Annual All-Slav Day program held this year at Eveleth. The speakers' stand was well decorated with paintings by Joseph Bogdanich, Eveleth artist, and Included, lower right, a cap worn by the natives of Croatia. -Dreaming of Yugoslavia, Caribbean- The following Membership Campaign Field Represen tatives have officially notified the Home Office that they are seeking the Campaign Grand Prize Award of a 1960 visit to Yugoslavia The Land of The South Slavs: 2 Mile Perkovic Benwood, West Virginia 9 Mrs. Julia Stropin Chicago, Illinois 44 Joseph C. Puskarich McKeesport, Pennsylvania 66 Joseph Smolkovich, Jr. Youngstown, Ohio 70 George Juretic Chicago, Illinois 70 Mrs. Mary R. Marohnic Chicago, Illinois 85 Mrs. Margaret Zupsic Monaca, Pennsylvania 85 Mrs. Mary Milosevich East Rochester, Penna. 118 Mate Bozic Chicago, Illinois 141 Joseph Pribanic Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania 170 Mrs. Sylvia Niksic Gary, Indiana 177 Mrs. Rose Antonic Los Angeles, California 288 George Balich Indiana Harbor, Indiana 304 Mrs. Katherine Zgainer Ambridge, Pennsylvania 335 Mrs. Mary Marovic ..i North Escanaba, Michigan 351 Marijana Relich Detroit, Michigan 351 Marko Kramarich Detroit, Michigan 354 Bernard M. Luketich .... Cokeburg, Pennsylvania 535 Mrs. Dorothy Toplak Midland, Pennsylvania 679 Walter Papich Port Arthur, Ontario 720 William J. Zivitz Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 749 Mrs. Effie Shubat Chicago, Illinois 749 Mrs. Agnes Mikulidb Chicago, Illinois 854 Krsto Bozulich San Pedro, California 975 Michael Mijatovich Toronto, Ontario 959 George S. Rakich Fontana, California The following Membership Campaign Field Representa tives have advised the Home Office that their choice of the two Campaign Grand Prize Awards is a 1959 Caribbean Cruise the dream of every tourist: Candidate 66 John James Saraya Youngstown, Ohio 70 Mrs. Mary A. Julian Chicago, Illinois 310 John G. Rumora Columbus, Ohio 423 Joseph A. Keber Aliquippa, Pennsylvania Stephen F. Brkich, Co-Vice Chairman, Camp. Comm. Official Organ Croatian Fraternal Union of America WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER S, 1958 Greater Chicago Central Committee In Meeting Sept. 5th Sokol Home Will Be Scene Sept. 5 Of Chicago Rally Delegates Urged To Give Thought To Work Program CHICAGO The Central Committee of the CFU Lod ges in Chicago and vicinity will hold an important meet ing Friday, September 5, at 8:00 p.m., in the Croatian National Sokol Hall, 1903-07 So. Racine Ave. All of the Lodges of the Croatian Fraternal Union of Chicago and suburbs are asked to send their repre sentatives to this meeting, and through these repre sentatives participate in the Central Committee. We are inviting all of the Delegates of the 9th Quadren nial CFU Convention to also take part in the deliberation at this meeting. An election of permanent officers for the Central Com mittee is scheduled to take place. Home Board Invited On the agenda will be such important items as the CFU Membership Campaign, the 65th Anniversary Celebration of the founding of the CFU, the Training School and its future program, and many other items. It is hoped that through these discussions, we will tend to create a more active in terest among our lodges and members with the end result contributing to the better ment and advancement of the Croatian Fraternal Union. We do hope that the B^ard of the Croatian Fra ternal Union Children's Home will grace us with their presence at the Sept. 5 conclave and participate in the proceedings. The Chicago Lodges have never taken a back seat in fraternal affairs and have been noted as the bulwark of fraternalism in the Midwest. They will remain as such for a long time to come. Bozo F. Drazan Temp. Secretary Struthers Nest Will Organize Kolo Group STRUTHERS, Ohio The members of CFU Nest 156 are asked to attend a meeting which will be held on Friday, September 12, at the Croa tian Hall. At that time our lodge member, Marilyn Kocinsld, will speak to us concern ing a Kolo Group which we are very anxious to organ ise. We urge the parents of Nest 15$ members to send their children to this impor tant session. EUCLID, Ohio Satur day, September 6, will be a big day for the Euclid CFU Kolo Teen-Age Group. A few weeks back, the Cle veland "Press" did some pub licity on the Kolo Kids. Very fortunately one of the Square Dance Scouts saw the article, contacts were made and the group will appear on a TV Program, known as "RFD". We hope that all our friends will time in on Channel 8, Saturday, Sep tember 6, at 12:30 p.m. We are very proud of what our teacher, Jean Robich Russ, is doing with the chil dren. Nice work, Jean. Our regular rehearsals for this season will commence We, however, commend those who did enter, moreso, since some of them have tra veled miles and met each other during the Softball sea son now coming to a close. w o o e e a s Youngstown, Ohio, and the two-time defending Farrell, Pa., champs will be travel ing quite some distance to give this tournament a C.F.U. boost. The games will be played at two fields adjacent to each other, the Peters Creek Bot toms grounds and the Clair ton Park baseball field, the schedule reading: September 7, 1958 1:00 P.M. Versailles, Pa., Lodge 146 vs Clairton, Pa., Lodge 248. Youngstown, O., Lodge 66 vs Farrell, Pa., Lodge 126. Championship Game Note: Peters Creek Bot toms grounds, all other games at the CSairtoa Park baseball field. The Lodge 248 Softball team, aa we are informed by tournament chairman John Bolcic, are holding a picnic that day at Clairton Park's Shelter No. 4. There will be a good tam buritza orchestra to furnish music for dancing. Barbecued lamb and pooling Mfresh- JUNIOR ORDER RANKS NEARING 40,000 MARK Channel 8 Will Give Youngsters Break Sept. 6th Euclid Kolo Kids On Tee-Vee Jean Robich Russ Wednesday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m., and our first stage Four Teams Will Clash Sept. 7th For Society's 1958 Softball Championship Clairton Lodge 248 Hosts Arrange Fete In Conjunction With Annual Tournament CLAIRTON, Pa. The 1958 C.F.U. Softball Tourna ment which drew but four teams will take place this Sunday, September 7th, in Clairton. It is to be regretted that more lodges holding to a C.F.U. eligibility could not en ter teams. ments will make up the con ventional menu. At this picnic, the social side of this tournament, the winning team will be presen ted a C.F.U. trophy. While the outing has been especially planned for the tournament players and their followers a cordial welcome is extended to the public to at tend both the tournament play and the sportsmen's pic nic. While Clairton Park, the recreational center for the city of Clairton, is well known to many of the im mediate Pittsburgh area, we wish to impart the in formation that Clairton can be reached by traveling on U.S. Route 51 south of Pittsburgh some 15 miles. To the participants them selves, we ask that the team captains have their charges at the playing fields at least one-half hour before starting time to help toward a well ex ecuted tournament with only the element of weather a problem that day. Canton Prexy, Family Settle In Larger Home CANTON, Ohio This is to inform the members of CFU Lodge 514 that Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bozurich have moved into a larger home, where they hope to entertain many of their old and new friends. Their new address is 2418 Harmont Ave., N. E. Canton 5, Ohio. Bro. Joe is President of Lodge 514 and sis. Harriet is Recording Secretary and the Lodge 514 Bowlers' Sec'y. will be October 26 at the Yu goslav Center, Recher Ave., for the Ladies Club. Barbara Baron, Mgr. West Allis 391 Date For Huge Affair WEST ALLIS, Wise. "Jednakost" CFU Lodge 391 wishes to inform all the lod ges of Wisconsin that it will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on April 12, 1959. Members and friends are asked to please keep this date in mind and not to sponsor a conflicting event. More details win A daughter of Juraj and Anna Katalinich, Barbara was born July 4, 1940, in Cle Elum, Wash. She graduated from Cle Elum High School in June, 1958, and plans to attend Central Washington Col lege of Education this fall to prepare for a teaching career. Barbara has three brothers and two sisters and in Lodge 56 she joins her parents, two brothers, and one sister. The officers and members of our Lodge join in wishing our new member the best of luck and success in her stu dies and future care«*. EVERY MEMBER GET A MEMBER Established 1929 appear in performance for this season I Sfary C. Home®, Sec'y. Roslyn 56 Hails Pretty Newcomer She's Now Set For College Days ROSLYN Wash. Lodge 56 of the Croatian Fraternal Union is proud to welcome in to its ranks Miss Barbara Katalinich, a transferee from Nest 25. PAGE SEVEN Jr. Order Nets 755 Members In Spite Of Drains Goal Of 40,000 In Sight Before 1959 Convention By Michael Grasha Campaign Chairman PITTSBURGH We've done it again! Let the whole wide world know that the Junior Order Department of the CFU has set a new all time high in membership! Our rosters now show over thirty eight thousand junior members 38,080 to be ex act. We've already set our sights on the next thousand and by Convention time will, with God's help and the manifest devotion of our campaigners, be work ing on forty thousand. As Chairman of the current membership campaign we find infinite pleasure in our regu lar end-of-month recapitula tions of the drive's progress. In addition to that "chore" we keep a close watch over the membership status of the Junior Order which reflects, in \he main, the genuine suc cess of the recruiting effort since it has resulted in very (Jr. Order P. I) Seattle And Tacoma Members Stage Great Mid-Summer Gathering SEATTLE, Wash. CFU Lodges 439 and 764 of Se attle and 246, 425, and 867 of Tacoma held their Second An nual Joint Picnic on July 4, with an estimated attendance of over 1000. The event, which was held at North Lake Park, was a success both financially and morally and served as an op portunity for our Croatian people of the area to gather for a day of enjoyment. We wish to thank all the committees and other mem- Tarn to page 8 for Editorial, "Northwest USA." bers that worked hard to make the affair a success and also Tom and Louis Krmpo tich and the Plameno Tam buritzans for the wonderful entertainment. Our friend Niok Vidos and the two Bilana brothers de serve recognition for their ef forts in preparing the roast lamb which was consumed and last but not least our thanks to all who attended. We are considering making the Annual Picnic next year even greater by inviting our sister lodges of Bellingham, Gig Harbor, Hoquiam, Mon tesano, Aberdeen, Wilkeson, and Cle Elum to participate. Boy Toljan, Oomm Pres.