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CFU Nest 87, Monessen
Tamburitzans of Farrell, Pa.
Pa.
Tamburitzans
Ainbridge. Pa.
N i i s
J.
S^t
e i o n
Sa|edmtar
Int.
$22,000
17,100
11,300
11,400
10,300
107 $7,000
129 $11,400
967
637
158
$80,400
52,500
11,000
9,500
599
456
311
310
298
277
244
206
172
141
104
$44,700
58,300
21,000
21,500
22,100
21,500
22,100
17,600
22,600
13,300
9,400
207
179
104
179
170
110
649 $62,100
$12,500
324
283
249
208
165
101
Page 9
a(ja
Anna Rescic, Sec'y
$58,500
46,900
50,100
41,200
31,300
$99,300
45,800
City Member« Pti.
972
962
435
399
221
137
128
the'vention
0f 755
25,700
27,300
20,500
24,300
19,900
17,100
19,800
21,000
10,200
11,900
10,000
10,900
17,700
40,700
11,600
8,200
Fifth St., Oakmont,
$80,400
116,100
27,700
36,200
16,700
9,000
9,100
118 $9,500
In«.
To all, congratulations!
(Continued from
P. 7)

CROATIAN DAY PROGRAM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th
(Time Shown I« Daylight Savings Time)
10:00 A.M. Special 65th Anniversary Memorial Mass in the
OUR LADY Chapel at St. Paul's Cathedral ded
icated to the living and deceased patrons of Cro
atian Day.
The park itself will provide
other entertainment with the
free act at the Park Lagoon
featuring Bill Atterbury and
his Sky Kings, performing
with 125 foot twin sway poles
in mid-air.
The Scene on Croatian Day
at Kennywood Park, this
Saturday, will take on an air
of a typical Croatian Day.
Barbecued lamb and pork, a
traditional Croatian delicacy,
will be prepared by Cindrich's
of McKeesport at Dining
Room No. 5
From the loud speakers
throughout the Park you
will enjoy the native songs
and music and melodies of
the centuries-old tamburit
za throughout the after
noon and evening.
Folk dancing will take
place at Pavilion No. 1, ad
joining the Penny Arcade, at
8 o'clock in the evening on
Croatian Day with music for
your entertaining and danc
ing pleasure provided by the
Veseli Tamburitzans of Far
rell, Pa.
Reunion Sept. 6th.
Following the custom es
tablished along with the cel
ebration of Croatian Day, the
Post-Croatian Day Reunion
will be held on Sunday, Sep
tember 6th,
Home, 4th and
Streets in Rankin.
The Veseli Tamburitzans
Of Farrell will present a
Concert program beginning
at 8 o'clock and then will
follow the program by
playing for the dancing
Bishop John J. Wright, the Celebrant-
KENNYWOOD PARK, PITTSBURGH, PA.
4:80 P.M. Free Act at the Park Lagoon featuring Bill
Atterbury and His Sky Kings, performing with
125 foot twin sway poles.
5:00 P.M. CROATIAN DAY SALUTE Music Plaza
1) Star Spangled Banner
Ljepa Naša Domovini,
Invocation Most Reverend John J. Wright
Bishop of Pittsburgh
Greetings «... John R. Segina, Chairman
7) Selections Holy Trinity
Croatian Day Committee
Selections Jadran Tamburitza Orchestra
Aliquippa. Fa.
Selections Trafford Junior Tamburitzans
Acrobatic Dancing Frances Joyce Gasper
CROATIAN DAY FEATURE PRESENTATION
100 Piece Tamburitzan Ensemble under the direction
of Mr. Don Knezevich
a) Medley salute to the CFU
b) Majka
c) Oj Ti Vilobita
Kolo Finale Combined Dancing Groups
God Bless America Audience
7:30 P.M. Croatian National Dance at the Lower Pavilion
adjoining the Penny Arcade. Music by the Veseli
9:30 PM. Free Act at the Park Lagoon featuring Bill At
terbury and His Sky Kings, performing with 125
foot twin sway poles.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th
8:00 P.M. The Annual Post-Croatian Day Reunion Concert
and Dance will be held in Rankin's Croatian Home,
4th and Antisbury Streets. The Veseli Tamburit
zans of Farrell, Pa., will be featured in the Con
cert program and will play for your dancing plea
sure immediately after the Concert. You ar« invi
ted to attend!
Most Reverend John J. Wright Slated
To Attend Croatian Day At Kennywood
One-Hundred Piece Junior Tam Ensemble
To Be Co-Starred During Huge Program
(Continued from Page 7)
will give the invocation andi delight of the guests.
extend his greetings to the! Don't fail to attend the
audience, while John R. Se-! Memorial Mass on Saturday
gina, General Chairman of morning, September 5th, at
the Greater Pittsburgh Cro
atian Day Committee, will
deliver the opening address
of welcome.
Typical Croat Scene
St. Paul's Cathedral at 10
o'clock in the morning the
Kennywood Park program
that evening and then on
Sunday evening, September 6,
you must come to Rankin,
where we can meet on much
more intimate terms at the
Reunion Concert and dance-
Anthony J. Brajdic
Executive Secretary
Uniontown Ladies To
Hold Picnic Sept. 13
UNIONTOWN, Pa. The
Croatian Ladies Auxiliary
will stage a Picnic Sunday,
September 13, at St. Cecelia
Picnic Grounds, north of
Uniontown.
The popular Sloboda Tam
buritzans have been engaged
to do the musical honors for
the occasion and the Lodge
72 Kolo Dancers will present
a few of their intricate rou
tines
Co-chairmen for the
event are Mrs. Mary Shaf
fer and Mrs.. Georgianna
Rudar, kolo instructress,
and all proceeds will go to
wards the Lodge 72 Kolo
Club.
Since this will be the last
picnic of the season in this
area, extra special efforts
will be exerted to provide an
array of home baked goods
including kolache and must
nica.
Of course, the traditional
barbecued lamb, hot dogs,
at the Croatian sandwiches, and liquid re-
Antisbury freshments will also be avail
able.
We invite all members of
CFU Lodge 72, the Nest 32
Mothers Club, and other lod
ges and organizations of the
area to join us on September
13. Catherine Yukish, Pub.
SEPTEMBER 2, 1959
The scene of the festivi
ties will be Buncic's Grove,
located on 49th Avenue,
approximately 1 miles
east from Broadway.
On Sunday, September 6th,
the program will begin at 4
p.m., with opening remarks
by N. J. Erbesti, Lodge Pres
ident and former High Trial
Board member, who will then
present the principle speaker
of the day. Joseph Bazdaric,
1st Vice President of the
CFU.
Also present with us on
that day will be other offi
cials of our organization,
namely Sylvia Niksic, Secre
tary of the Supreme Board of
Trustees Ivan Bujan, mem
ber of the High Trial Board
Tomo Sipusic, President, and
Frank Krasich, Secretary, of
the Children's Home Commit
tee and the past president of
the Children's Home Com
mittee, John Pavlovic.
Speeches and introductions
will be interspersed with mu
sical and dance selections by
the CFU Children's Home
Group.
Our committee promises
hot barbecued lamb off the
spit beginning at 12 noon and
Two-Day Celebration Should Lure Huge Crowds
Gary Lodge 170 In Holiday Salute To CFU's 65th Birthday
GARY, Ind. "Croatian' be plenty of cool refreshments
Sons" CFU Lodge 170 will
salute the 65th Anniversary
of the Croatian Fraternal
Union of America with a two
day picnic, Sunday and Mon
day, (Labor Day), Septem
ber 6 and 7.
The following American and Canadian Delegates-elect
to the Croatian Fraternal Union's 10th Nat'l Quadrennial
Convention, to be held Sept. 21-26, 1959, in Detroit, Mich
igan, were credited as of July 31, 1959, with 100 or more
Points in the Society's two-year Membership Campaign.
Asterisk beside name denotes winner of Campaign Grand
Prize Award of 1960 visit to Yugoslavia, 700 Points, or Ca
ribbean Cruise, 600 Points.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
State of California
L*d|c Delegate City Members Pt».
854 Krsto Bozulich, San Pedro 16 804
352 John J. Scurich, Watsonville 11 225
676 N. J. Nikolac, Mountain View 12 141
177 Martin Bazdarieh, Los Angeles 13 131
972 Thomas
Bullum, Los Angeles 9 104
State of Colorado
26 Frank Yelenick, Crested Butte S
State of Connecticut
616 Nicholas M. Lukach, Stamford 8
State of Indiana
288 *George Balich, Indiana Harbor
170 *William R. Vician, Gary 50
857 Joseph Sedey, Indiana Harbor 8
154 Michael Novosel, East Chicago 8
State of Illinois
440 Frank Ivelich, South Chicago 39
70 Mary Julian, Chicago 58
39 Fabian Markovich, South Chicago ....18
148 Nick D. Sarich, Chicago 9
17 John Bakovich, South Chicago 23
222 Emil Plese, Granite City 22
18 Valentine Grohar, Joliet 27
963 Anton Klobuchar, Clearing 13
175 Vladimir Bozich, Joliet 33
32 Vincent Biskupic, Sr., Chicago 18
325 George Radosevich, Johnston City ....11
State of Michigan
351 Vilma Hodak, Detroit 34
335 Mary Marvic, N. Escanaba 48
351 Mato Goretta, Detroit 7
I State of Minnesota
'355 John Jurisich, Ely .19
316 Anton Spraitz, So. St. Paul 17
550 Nick Borovac, New Duluth 9
State of Missouri
50 *John Narancich, St. Louis 99
I State of New Mexico
481 Juraj Starcevich, Raton 14
State of Ohio
435 Jack Jakovac, Youngstown 50
541 Andy Vrane, Canton 43
598 Maria Cvetnic, McDonald ....................23
140 Anton Yuricich, Lorain 13
504 Vincent Radilovich, Struthers ......... ..40
859 Goldie Malone, Cleveland «^«,,..10
Delegates Playing Key Role In Campaign Drive
and a good orchestra to pro
vide dance music.
There are many mem
bers who have not attend
ed any of our lodge picnics
and in view of the fact that
this is a very significant
milestone in the history of
our organization we would
like to see them attend
these festivities.
In years gone by picnics
United Lodpes of Cleveland Primed
For Sept. 6 Program Honoring CFU
Supreme President, Supreme Treasurer
To Deliver Talks During Celebration
(Continued from Page 7)
that they will attend this cel
ebration.
Representing the City of
Cleveland will be its popular
widely known Mayor, the
Hon. Anthony J. Celebrezze.
From the state level will
o e u y a o a o u n y
State Representative John
Kovach, former Secretary
of the Croatian Fraternal
Union's Sick Benefit Dep't.
And representing the local
political level will be Cleve
land Councilman Wilson Lat
kovic and Garfield Heights
Councilman John Predovic.
Food Fit For King
The serving of delicious,
home style meals will begin
at noon and continue until
throughout the afternoon un-, the opening of the program,
til suppertime. There will also Meals will again be served I
were scenes of membership
congregations where they be
came acquainted with one a
nother and thereby true fra
ternalism was initiated.
Today members do not
meet one another and there
by do not give each other an
opportunity to become ac
quainted. Let us once again
turn on the faucet of frater
nalism.
Sylvia Niksic, Secy.
$41,700
32,900
21,400
16,700 Insurance Written
27,200,
9,800
immediately after the con
clusion o the program.
Snacks of all sorts will also
be available during the after
noon and evening.
Ice cold refreshments will,
of course, abound on the gala
occasion.
Tickets for the Sept. 6
celebration in the Sloveni
an Home may still be pro
cured from any officer or
representative of the Uni
ted Lodges Committee.
They may also be picked
up in the office of the Cro
atian Radio Hour, in both the
Croatian Home on St. Clair
and the Croatian Home in Col
lin wood, and Gay Inn.
Or you may purchase yours
at the doors on the day of the
fete.
DELEGATES WITH 100 OR MORE POINTS IN MEMBERSHIP DRIVE-
State of Oregon
ISO John Jad resic, Portland 14 154 $18,500
State of Pennsylvania
5 *Miehael Baich, Johnstown 61 627
4 Joseph Rukavina, Etna 57 539
423 Ivan Babic, Aliquippa 43 523
720 William J. Zivitz, Aliquippa 45 468
141 Joseph Pribanic, E. Pittsburgh 38 345
72 Mike Cindric, IJniontow® 38 327
194 Matt Zoretieh, MonesseH 7 319
541 Joseph Zegar, Trafford 29 297
320 Ivan Yuran, Duquesne 28 293
13 Stephen Juzbasic, Steelton 16 273
736 Stephen Rizvan, E. Pittsburgh 27 244
25 Joseph Frankovich, McKeesport 19 227
1 Stephen Devunich, Pittsburgh 21 180
141 John Mavrovich, E. Pittsburgh 23 179
29 Dragica Blaskovich, Pittsburgh 30 169
817 Marko Raykovich, Farrell 9 161
327 Anton Bueic, Donora 14 153
19 John Resko vac, Pittsburgh 9 143
131 Frank Pastorkovich, Pittsburgh 9 129
76 John Birek, Pittsburgh 24 117
5 John Mandrgoc, Johnstown 66 113
33 Margaret Miller, McKeesport 15 105
540 Edward Sabolic, Conway 8 103
State of Utah
388 Daniel Corak, Midvale 75 581 $64,800
State of West Virginia
2 •John Baron, Benwood 801,037
595 Walter Kacer, Weirton 51 386
State of Wyoming
374 Nikolina Glavota, Rock Springs 58 501
Lodge Delegate
DOMINION OF CANADA
Province of Ontario
$24,500 930 August Herceg, Schumacher 73
32,000 044 *Joseph Stanovich, Hamilton 146
10,000 961 Kajo Mateljan, Toronto 29
650 Marko Banjavcic, Toronto 40
608 Franjo Vukobratich, Schumacher 14
io !w!!! Michael Stanley, Toronto 5
8 800 Mike Radinic, Sudbury 8
I Province of Quebec
739 Marijan Polich, Montreal 19
RECAPITULATION
Number Members Signed U.S.A 1,804
Number Members Signed Canada ... 325
Grand Total 2,129
Seventy-Two Delegates Up
With IOO Or More Points
John Baron, Sr., And August Herceg Point Leaders On National Scene
Joseph Stanovich, Canada, Tops In Membership, Insurance Categories
By STEPHEN F. BRKICH, Co-Vice Chairman
1958-1959 Campaign Committee
PITTSBURGH While every single one of the 309
American and Canadian Delegates to the Society's 10th
Nat'l Quadrennial Convention, which will be held Sept. 21
26, 1959, in Detroit, has contributed in one way or another
to the commonweal of the Croatian Fraternal Union, 72 of
them may take special pride in their achievements during
the course of its current two-year Campaign.
For each of these 72 Delegates was credited as of July
31, 1959, with 100 or moref
tween them these 72 rele
gates have accounted for
better than one-fifth of all
the insurance business writ
ten between Jan. 1, 1958»
and July 31, 1959.
Campaign Points to collective
ly reveal some startling facts
about one of the most suc
cessful recruiting drives in
the long history of the Soci
ety-
United States and 325 in Can- began last Spring and is build-
Which means that these 72 and Nest 60 Manager, has
e e a e s a o u n e o
roughly one-fourth of the new
members enrolled by the ad
ult and juvenile departments
since the drive began.
$2,001,100 Insurance
Equally as startling has
been their work in the field
of insurance.
Between them, they ac
counted for "sales" totaling
$2,001,100.00. $1,696,400.00 in
the United States and $304,
700 00 in Canada, this out of
the $8.394.200 written on all
fronts since the beginning of
the Campaign.
Here, again, Is an out
standing record, for be-
maneuvering which
ing up momentum to this day.
The total enrollments from Big Five Stateside
the start of the Campaign on of these 72 Delegates, John
Jan. 1, 1958, to July 31, 1959, Baron, Sr., Benwood, West
stood at 9,467 members. Virginia, Lodge 2 President
been outstanding on the
American scene with 80 mem
bers, 1,037 Points, and $90,
300.00 iu new and increased
insurance.
His closest competitor in
the States has been George
Balich, Indiana Harbor, Indi
ana, Lodge 288 Secretary and
a veteran of countless CFU
Membership Campaigns-
Bro. Balich's record as
of July 31, 1959, read 90
members, 967 Points, and
$80,400.00 new and in
creased insurance business.
The No. 3 Delegate in this
respect is John Narancich,
Sr., Secretary of St. Louis,
Missouri, Lodge 50, with 69
members, 649 Points, $62,100
Jean Jakovac In
Nurse's Training
Lodge 770 Member
Oakmont High Grad
VERONA, Pa. i s s
Jean Jakovac, daughter of
32,700 Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jakovac
19,100
Pa., entered nurse's training
at the Presbyterian Hospital
$55,800 of Pittsburgh on Sept. 1st.
Jean is a graduate of Oak
mont High School, where she
was a member of the National
Insurance Written United States $1,696,400 training and in her future ca
Canada 304,700 a Nurse.
Grand Total $2,001,1001 Catharine Leppold, Secy.
Honor Society, a member of
the high school Yearbook
Jean is a member of CFU
Lodge 770 and her parents
are members of Lodge 602.
We take this opportunity to
in insurance.
In fourth is William R. Vi
cian, youthful Gary, Ind.,
Lodg^ 170 official, with 50
members, 637 Points. $52,500
insurance, and rounding out
the "Big 5" is Michael Baich,
Johnstown, Pa., Lodge 5 Sec
retary, with 61 members, 627
Points, and $58,500 insurance.
Who's Who In Canada
The Canadian leader point
wise on July 31, 1959, was
August Herceg.
The Secretary of Schuma
cher, Ont., Lodge 930, he was
73
Remember, too, that this: credited at the time with
Between them, these 72
Delegates whose names record was compiled in the members, 972 Points, and
and recruiting records appear face of a national recession in $80,400 in new and increased
elsewhere on this page had 1958 and the excitement gen-1 insurance.
enrolled by July 31 a total of erated by the pre-10th Con-! But the man who really
2,129 members, 1,804 in
saw action during the Cam
paign period of time under
i s u s s i o n w a s a i o n
Ont Nest 397 Manager Jo
seph Stanovich, who is affi
liated with Lodge 644 of that
Canadian industrial center.
Bro. Stanovich's total of
146 members and $116,100
in insurance are the high
est such totals credited to
any of the 72 Delegates in
mind, while his 962 Points
kept him only 10 Points be
hind bro. Herceg in that
"pay-off department."
Completing the Canadian
"Big 5" picture were Toronto,
Ont., Lodge 961 Secretary
Kajo Mateljan with 29 mem
bers, 435 Points $27,000 in
surance Toronto, Ont., Lodge
650 Secretary Marko Banjav
cic with 40 members, 399
Points, $36,200 insurance
and Schumacher, Ont., Lodge
608 Secretary Franjo Vuko
bratich with 14 members, 221
Points, $16,700 insurance.
Detroiters Eye
Holiday Agendum
Social Events
To Lure Crowds
On Saturday, September
5, music will officially be
gin for the fall season. We
have four young gentlemen
from the Slavulj Singing
Society, plus our wonderful
Dolores Goreta, who have
promised to entertain us
that evening.
For Sunday, September 8,
we are preparing a royal Ban
quet to begin at 1:00 p.m.,
sharp, with cooks "supreme"
in the kitchen. So don't cook
at home, come down and re
lax and have dinner with us.
Right after the Banquet
our Nest 318 children will
participate in a program un
der the capable direction of
bro- Andrew Benda and sis
ters Marge Perpich and Mar
tha Laslavich. Dancing will
follow.
On Monday, September 7,
barbecued lamb will sell at
1:00 p.m., thus officially clos
ing the lamb season. Our own
wonderful Balkan Cavaliers,
Staff for two years, Secre- who have contributed so
tary of the Senior Class, and much always, will be on hand
at majorette.
She has also been secre
tary of the Acorn's Club,
the community teen-age
club.
to play for your pleasure.
The proceeds of these
three days will be set aside
to go toward the repay
ment of our Loans and
Bond Interest to all of the
generous people who pitch
ed in when we needed them.
We also extend this invita-
wish Jean the very best of tion to all the lodges and or
ganizations of the Detroit
luck and success while in
area to join us for this gala
celebration.
Vilma Hodak, Publicity

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