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Helen A. SHmae, Sec'y.
'Junior Tammies

Coining Events
South Chicago U-L
5th Birthday Party
November 29,1958
DETROIT The public
commemoration here Sunday,
Oct. 12, of the 12th anniver
sary of the trial and imprison
ment of Aloysius Cardinal
Stepinac drew a huge crowd
to the International Institute,
John R. and Kirby.
The gathering was spon
sored by the city's Croatian
Board of Trade and other lo
cal Croatian organizations.
To help make the day
one of the most memorable
fa the history of Detroit's
o a i a n o o n y o e
President of the United
States Harry S. Truman
and Michigan's Gov. G.
Mennen Williams turned
out for the commemorative
Mr. Truman and Mr. Wil
liams also found time the
same day to address gather-
Turn to page 8 for editorial,
"You're An Asset."
ings held by the Poles and
Italians the former honoring
Count Casimir Pulaski, U.S.
Revolutionary War hero, the
Chi Progress Members
Prep For Nov. 1 Dance
CHICAGO, 111. This mes
sage comes from "Progress"
Lodge 749. It's not exactly
news, because we spoke of our
forthcoming dance in many
recent issues of the Zajedni
In the past it seemed re
mote," but now it is so close
that we would just like to re
fresh your memory.
Saturday evening, No
vember 1, is the day and
Assumption Church Hall,
60th St. and ManhfMd
Ave., is the place.
Music will be furnished by
the Ruža Tamburi tza Orches
tra, featuring Marty Vido
vich, and several turkeys will
be given away as door prises.
We invite everyone to come
and spend an evening at the
"Progress" Dance, have a
good time and get yourself a
free Thanksgiving Dinner, as
suming you are lucky.
Said H.S.T.: "We Wish There Were More Of You"
Ex-President Truman, Gov. Williams Hail Detroit Croats
latter Christopher Columbus,
the discoverer of America.
Harry Throws Orchids
Accompanied by Lt. Gov.
Philip A. Hart, Patrick J. Mc
Namara (D. Mich.), and other
state and national candidates,
Mr. Truman and Mr. Williams
received a roaring Croatian
welcome when they entered
the International Institute.
Mr. Truman, in his brief
address, told the crowd:
Social Spotlight On
Cokeburg October 24
George" Lodge 354 of the
Croatian Fraternal Union will
stage a Grape Harvest Dance
on Sunday, October 26th, at
the Croatian Home.
The evening will begin with
a Harvesters Parade at 7:30
p.m., and continue with danc
ing to the music of the Mel
ody Knights Slovene Orches
tra from 8:00 p.m. until mid
Is e».rrying oat the
theme of the occasion, the
hall will be beautifully dec
orated Idth Fall foliage
and fruits of all types.
Refreshments will be on tap
throughout the evening and
needless to say there will be
plenty of fun and entertain
ment for all who attend.
We hope that all our dis
i U e e s a n
friends will turn out for our
harvest Social, which in the
past proved to be terrific.
Santa Gara Valley Members Shaping
Plans For Hov. 1 Anniversary Fiesta
Junior Kolo And Dance Routines Certain
To Be Among Many Highlights Of Program
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. I out a doubt, a splendid per-
Croatian Fraternal Union
Lodge 676 and Nest 542 of
Mountain View and Lodge 612
and Nest 246 of San Jose will
jointly sponsor an Anniver
sary Celebration on Novem
ber 1, 1958, at Napredak Hall
in Cupertino.
A program featuring our
talented nest members, dress
ed in national costume, will
begin at 7:30 and will be fol
lowed by dancing until the
late hours of the evening.
We mn guarantee, with-
formance, knowing that the
youngsters have rehearsed
their kolos and dance rou
tines with the instructions
of bro. Anton Bazdarich
and his wonderful wife.
Through their efforts they
will bring recognition from
the members of the CFU and
our people in general.
With this advance notice
we ask other organizations to
kindly refrain from schedul
ing &n affair for this date.
N. J. Nikolae, Pub.
"You're an asset to the pop
ulation of this great coun
try. We wish there were
more of you."
Mr. Williams, on the other
hand called Cardinal Stepi
nac "one of the truly great
fighters for freedom and jus
"The courage shown by the
Cardinal has inspired all peo
ple on both sides of the Iron
Curtain," added the Governor.
They Taste The Best
After their talks, the for
mer Chief Executive of the
United States of America and
the Governor of the State of
Michigan enjoyed coffee and
Croatian tortes and pitas.
Serving were Mrs. Lucille
Prepolec, wife of the Pres
ident of the Croatian Board
of Trade, and Mre. Eliza
beth Pojen.
Music was provided by the
Board of Trade Tamburitzans
under the direction of Andrew
An 11:00 a.m. Holy Mass at
St. Jerome's Croatian Church
preceded the fete.
Cleveland 403 Awaits
Oct. U Dinner-Dance
F. U. Lodge 403 will stage a
Dinner-Dance Party on Sun
day, October 26, at Brown's
Tavern Hall, 5211 Harvard
Doors will open at 4:00
p.m., with a family style sup
per scheduled for serving
from 5:00 to4 7:00 p.m.
Afterwards, music for
dancing will be provided in
the upper hall by Peter Sa
mardji and John Sajato
Membew and friends are in
vited to attend this event,
which, without a doubt, will
be very successful, as wore all
our previous parties.
Andy Tnmbri, Rep.
Columbus Members To
Keep Halloweqi Tryst
loween" will be the theme of
the annual Fall Dance which
will be sponsored by "St. An
thony" CFU Lodge 310 on
Saturday, October 25, at the
Croatian Hall, 377 Reeb Ave.
Music'for this occasion will
be furnished by our own local
Continental Tamburitsa Or
chestra, who know how to
play all the favorite kolos,
polkas, waltzes, the czardas
and a little of rock and roll
for the youngsters.
There will be plenty of the
usual refreshments and ad
mission will be only $1.00 for
adults and children free.
We urge everyone to mask
for this event as prizes will be
awarded for the best man's,
woman's, boy's and girl's cos
Official Organ Croatian Fraternal Union of America
Milwaukee, Detroit, Monessen Set For CFU Schools
Monessen Home
Scene Sunday Of
4-County School
SBD Sec'y And
Croatian Editor
To Bun Classes
Society^ United 4-County
Lodges will sponsor a two
class CFU Training School
for Lodge and Nest Officials
on Sunday, Oct. 26, in the
Croatian Home, 1053 Schoon
maker Ave., Monessen.
The day's schedule calls
for registration at 9 a.m.
the first class to be called
to order at 9:30 a.m. din
ner at 12 noon with the
compliments of the Croa
tian Fraternal Union and
the convening of the second
and final class at 1:30 p.m.
Sick Benefit Dep't Secreta
ry John Ovcarich and Croa
tian Editor of the Zajedničar
Philip Vukelich have been
delegated by the Society's
Executive Board to serve as
the School Instructors.
(Monessen P. 0)
Seattle Nest 220 To
Sponsor Masque Party
Friday, October 31st
Halloween Party for Nest 220
will be held at the Jefferson
Park Ladies Clubhouse at
2336 15th Avenue So., from
6:30 to 11:00 p.m., on Friday,
October 31.
There will be games for
tlie youngsters and teen
agers will dance to their fa
vorite records.
Prizes will be given for the
most original costumes in
each age group: 1 to 6 years,
7 to 12, and 13 to 18, and a
door prize will be awarded.
Mike Mataya, Mgr.
Music for dancing, from
8:00 p.m. until f? will be
provided by the Blue Moon
Tamburitsa Orchestra of
beautiful day, a lovely girl,
and a tremendous victory.
All three combined to make
September 14, 1958, a mem
orable occasion for our Nest
203 member, Mary Dobos. On
that day she was crowned
Miss Croatian Center IV.
With the winning of this
title she has accomplished a
Sse'y. task undertaken by a Um of
Detroit School
Two-Day Project
Supreme Treasurer, Junior Order Director
To Conduct Oct. 25-26 Classes In New Home
By Adam Sudetic, Sec'y. Central Educational Comm.
DETROIT A two-day CFU Training School for Lodge
and Nest Officials will be held here Saturday and Sunday,
Oct. 25-26, under the auspices of the Central Educational
Committee of Greater Detroit Lodges.
The new Croatian Nat'l Home, 1721 East McNichols,
which was formally opened over the recent Labor Day
weekend, will be the scene of^
these instructive classes.
Serving as the Instruc
tors will be two officials
from the Home Office at
Pittsburgh, bros. Supreme
Treasurer Martin Krasich
and Junior Order Director
Michael Graaha.
All Lodge and Nest Dele
gates in attendance wiii be
given an official Training
School Textbook to use in con
junction with the classes.
Home Office In Treat
There will be two School
sessions on Saturday and one
on Sunday.-
Registration of Lodge and
Nest Delegates will be the
first order of business on
Saturday, Oct. 25. This will
take place between 8 and 9
a.m. that day.
The first School class Is
to convene at 9 a.m. on Oct.
25 and the second at p.m.
Luncheon will be served at
12 noon on Saturday *rith the
compliments of the Croatian
Fraternal Union. Only those
Lodge and Nest representa
tives who registered in the
morning will be eligible to
partake of this special treat.
There will be no class Sun
day morning, Oct. 26.
The only session scheduled
for this day is to begin at 2
p.m. sharp and continue until
Benwood Nest (0 Sets Date For Annual Dance
BENWOOD, W. Va. This
js to inform all CFU Lodge«
in Benwood, Warwood, York
ville, Ohio, and Weirton, as
well as the Croatian Clubs in
our Ohio Valley that Nest 60
will stage its Annual Dance
on Saturday, October 25, at
the Croatian Cultural Club,
4853 Eoff St
Wllmsrding, Pa., and in ac
cordance with ear custom,
there will be plenty of solid
and liquid refreshments for
We invite aH the parents,
grandparents, and relatives of
our Nest 60 members, and the
many CFU members and
friends of the area to attend
this forthcoming event.
The proceeds of this event
will be used for the 1958 Nest
Christmas Party.
The Cynosure of All Eyes: Pretty Mary Dobog
Trafford's "Miss Croat Center IV" To Be Feted Nov. 15th
our other members, but never
I am proud to hare been a
part of the small group of
supporters who aided her in
her drive for the title.
But the greatest of all
credit most go to her
mother, Helen Dobos, who
made the victory possible.
To her father and uncles,
members and frimd^ to all
all phases of the School have
been covered by the Instruc
Not Detroit Alone
We should like to point out
that this School is not limited
to the Greater Detroit Lod
ges and Nests.
On the contrary, it is open
(Detroit P.
Pitt Nest Plans
Fall Fashion Fete
Ladies Will See
The Latest Nov. 4
management of Croatian Fra
ternal Union Nest 57 will
sponsor a Fashion Show, fea
turing the latest styles from
Carlysle's of North Side, on
Tuesday, November 4, at the
Croatian Home, beginning at
7:30 pm.
Afterwards, there will be
games for everyone to take
part in and a luncheon will
be served.
Admission will be only $1
per person, with proceeds to
go towards the Nest 07
Christmas Party.
All district CFU members
and friends are cordially in
vited to attend.
John Birek, Mgr.
Detroit Home Meeting
Slated For Oct. 26th
DETROIT, Mich. The
National Croatian Home Cor
poration will hold its quarter
ly membership meeting on
Sunday, October 26, at 2:00
Many important issues will
be discussed at this meeting,
so do try to be there. If you
haven't seen your new Croa
tian Home as yet, make this
date to do so.
who had a part in her victory,
a very grateful thanks.
Now that we have the title
we can all celebrate at a Ban
quet in her honor which will
be held on Saturday, Novem
ber 15th.
More details will be given
in following issues of the Za
Sup. Secretary
In Readiness For
Milwaukee School
District Lodge
And Nest Leaders
To Meet Oct. 25th
thing is in axiomatic readi
ness for the staging here Sat
urday evening, Oct. 25, of a
CFU Training School for
Lodge and Nest Officials.
Joseph Bella, Supreme Sec
retary of the Croatian Frater
nal Union, is scheduled to con
duct the class and the scene
of the gathering will be Kar
lovich Hall, 539 South 6th St.
All Lodge and Nest Del
egates are most urgently
requested to remember that
registration for the School
will take place at 5:30 p.m.
The School itself will be
called to order at 6 p.m. and
consume most of the evening
hours. Highlight of the class
will be a questions-and-an
swers period.
Aiding bro. Bella on the oc
casion will be Nikola Hinich,
Milwaukee, a member of the
Supreme Board of the Croa
tian Fraternal Uni cm.
School 2-State Meet
Invitations to attend this
Oct. 25 School have gone out
to numerous Lodge and Nest
leaders, both in Wisconsin
and bordering Illinois.
These include Milwaukee
Lodges 255, 261 and 807 and
Nest 473 West Allis odges
391, 392 and 731 and Nest
457 Kenosha Lodges 207, 276
and 692 and Nest 59 Racine
Lodges 463 and 797 and Nests
197 and 472 and Sheboygan
Lodge 582 and Nest 184.
These are all Wisconsin affi
liates of the Society.
The Illinois units invited
are Waukegan Lodge 75 and
Nest 134 apd North Chicago
Lodge 848 and Nest 519.
Altogether, there are 14
Lodges and 9 Junior Order
Nests in this area.
Every Member Welcome
It will take some "fast step
Milwaukee- P. 9)
Established 1929
During 255 Fete
Joseph Bella To
Represent CFU
At Oct. 26 Affair
"Nada" Croatian Fraternal
Union Lodge 255 will com
memorate its 55th Anniversa
ry with a celebration on Sun
day, October 26, at the
Church Hall, 917 N. 49th St.
The lodge committee is
planning a very entertaining
program, with the main fea-
Turn to page 8 for editorial,
"Silver Strings."
ture to be the newly organ
e Junior Tamburitzans.
This will be the first public
appearance for the group
which is composed of our
CFU nest members.
In addition to the ap
pearance of the Milwaukee
Mayor, the Honorable
Frank F. Zeidler, and other
local officials, we will have
as our main guest and
speaker bro. Joseph Bella,
Supreme Secretary of the
The Oct. 26th program will
start at 2:30 p.m. sharp.
We also take this opportu
nity to announce that a CFU
Training School has been
called for Saturday evening,
October 25, to which all local
and district Lodge officers,
members, and Nest Managers
are invited.
The School will be held at
the Karlovich Hall, 539 So.
6th St.
Everyone will be urged to
participate in this session,
so that they may become
better informed about their
The following morning, bro.
Bella will also speak during
the Croatian Radio Hour, over
Station WMIL, 1290 on the
radio dial.
Youngstown Lodge And Nest Members
To Co-Sponsor Nov. 2 Concert, Dance
Farreirs "Sloga" Junior Tamburitzans
Vow To Put On Show of First Magnitude
YOUNGSTOWN, O. The quets to throw in their direc
members of "St George"
Lodge 66 and Junior Order
Nest 309 will co-sponsor a
Concert and Dance on Sun
day, Nov. 2, 1958, in the Cro
atian Home, 1012 West Fed
eral St
Starring during the Con
cert, which is to begin at 4
pjn. sharp, will be the truly
sensational "Sloga" Junior
Tamburitzans and Kolo
Dancers of Farrell, Pa.
So much has been said and
written about these talented
young artists that we cannot
find any new adjective
Detroit 519 Sec'y In
Switch To New Address
DETROIT, Mich. All
members of CFU Lodge 519
are urged to make note of the
new address of the Lodge
Secretary and to direct all
mail to: Mary Doris Van Pop
pelen, 1950 Fairport, Detroit
5, Mich.
Suffice it to say that they
are worth traveling many
miles to see!
The music for the post
Concert dancing hours will
be provided by the "Sloga"
Juniors themselves.
The very best in solid and
liquid refreshments is being
set aside for the many mem
bers and friends we expect to
see in attendance at these
Nov. 2 festivities
Welcome, one and all.
Violet Flask, Mgr.
Junior Nest 300

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