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e i n i a s e a k e N. J. Srnec, Sec'y. PHMr prj Helen Žafran li'lSi I Svi nam dobro došli! E N I S S E I O N Marija Pavlinac Anna Bescks, $ecy. 'i -\3J \n\n Coming Events Delegates Banquet South Chicago Sunday, December 13 SIX PAGES Old Timers Have Their Moment In Society's Sun YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio "St. George" Lodge 66 of the o a i a n a e n a U n i o n honored two of its 50 Year members, bros. Martin Bar tal and Peter Petretic, during a Testimonial Program staged on Sunday, November 1,1959, at the Croatian Home. Also recognized for their years of membership were bros. Eli Petretich and Vida Petretich, both 53-year mem bers. Those unable to attend, due to illness, were Martin Matu ljak, a member for 54 years, Bro. Cindrich will be Waving for the Armed For ces on Monday, Nov. 30. We invite all our members Pathfinders Also Looking Forward To Annual Yuletide Fete, Gift Exchanges WEST ALLIS, Wise. Hear ye, all you "Pathfinder" members. Our Lodge 731 will sponsor a Supper and Dance on Saturday, December 5, at Kralj's Hall, So. 60th and West Madison Sts., at 6 p.m. All surrounding lodges are invited to attend for a good home cooked meal and excel lent music. Next meeting of the Lodge will be Tuesday, De cember 8, at 7:00 pan. Please note time. After a short intermission the an nual meeting with election Of officers will take place and rules and regulations will be voted upon. Members are urged to bring their dues payments up to date at this session and also return or pay for the tickets in conjunction with the dance and picnic, which were distri buted in May. A Christmas Party will fellow adjournment of the meeting and members wish ing to participate in a gift exchange are asked to Dancing will be to Hie music of a tamburitza or chestra, refreshments will 4n| served and door mini Youngstown 66 Honors Vets John Klarich, Janko Garasic, and Steve Srnec, 53-year members, and Joseph Braidic and Steve Krevak, 52-year members. was the Reverend Anthony Levajusic, assistant Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Church and a member of Lodge 66, who offered his congratulations to all the honored guests. The presentation of 50 Year Membership Pins to bros. Bartal and Petretich Cokeburg Lodge 354 Members To Fete Service Bound Steward On Nov. 28th Farewell Party Will Give Many Friends Chance To Wish Joseph Cindrich The Best and friends of Lodge 354, as COKEBURG, Pa. The officers and members of "St. George" CFU Lodge 354 will sponsor a Farewell Party in honor of their Club Steward, bro. Joseph Cindrich, on Sat urday, November 28, at the Croatian Home, beginning at 7:00 p.m. well as his personal friends to join us in honoring an ac tive member who has also served the lodge in the capa city of President of the Board of Trustees. In behalf of the entire membership of Lodge 354, we wish our club steward suc cess and good health during his new venture. Bernard M. Luketich, Pres. West Allis Lodge 731 Members Will Hold Supper And Dance December 5th bring a dollar gift We would like to see more of the 18 to 25 age group at tend these meetings. It gets discouraging for the older members, not seeing more of the younger members parti cipating in CFU events. Bring your suggestions to this meeting and they will be discussed and approved if a agreeable to the members. Hope to see you all at both evenings for a bang-up time. Mary Seidler, Secy. Granite City Lodges Will Name Home Prexy GRANITE CITY, 111. The members of CFU Lodge 222 and SNPJ Lodge 250 are asked to attend the meeting which will be held Sunday, December 6, at which time we will elect a President of the Croatian Home which is located at 1400 and Grand Avenue. Other home officials will be elected in January, 1960. Your attendance, is urgent Mukwonago Lodge 993 WIN Celebrate Rest Anniversary Saturday, Nov. 28 Proceeds of Celebration Are Earmarked For Christmas Party Honoring Youngster? MUKWONAGO, Wise. will be awarded. "Mukwonago Satellites" C. F. U. Lodge 993 will hold its 1st Anniversary Dance on Saturday, November 28, at the American Legion Hall. We extend an invitation to all our friends and members of the CFU in this area of Wisconsin. Bring your singing voice and really enjoy life with our happy group. Proceeds from this dance will be used for a Christmas Party for our nest members. was made by the Lodge Pres ident, Frank Turkovich. Vice President Ignatius Sin kovich also spoke on the im portance of members taking an active interest in their respective lodges. Bros. Jack Jakovac, Secre tary, and Nick Prigabon, Member of the Board of Trus tees of Lodge 435, wepe also introduced. The program came to an e»d with a Prayer of Thanks by Rev. Levajusic. Pitt Church Will Mark Anniversary Huge Celebration Set For Dec. 6th N. S. PITTSBURGH, Pa. "St. Nicholas" R. C. Church will celebrate the 65th Anni versary of its existence and the Feast of St. Nicholas, pa tron of the parish, with a program and dance on Sun day, December 6, in the St. Nicholas Church Hall, 1326 E. Ohio St. The program, beginning at 7:30 p.m. will feature se lections by the Pittsburgh Junior Tamburitzans, the Parents Tamburitza group and various talented mem bers of the Parish. Afterwards the music for dancing will be provided by the "bećari" group of the junior tammies and the par ents orchestra- All types of delicious baked goods will be on sale during the evening and refreshments will also be available. Our parishioners and other Croatian friends of Pitta* burgh and vicinity are cor dially invited to attend. Benwood Juniors To Hold Christmas Fete Sunday, December 6th BENWOOD, W. Va. The Annual Christmas Party for CFU Nest 60 members will be staged Sunday, December 6,' at the Croatian Cultural Home, 4859 Eoff St. Motion pictures wiD be shown beginning promptly at 2:00 p.m. and we there fore urge all parents to bring their children early enough so that they may enjoy same. Due to the economic .con ditions caused by the pro longed steel strike this year, we did not hold a dance for the benefit of our Christmas Party fund however, our par ty will still be held according to our old custohis. The women of the Lodge are also asked to contact the nest manager about a week before the party so that they may cooperate in preparations for the party. It would be nice if the par ents and other members would bring along to the par ty, cakes, candy or other items which children enjoy. The donations would be great ly appreciated. John Bareli, Mgr. HISTORIC ZADAR, which was virtually wiped off the map during World War II. Since rebuilt, this great center is to be visited in I960 by the Croatian Fraternal Virion's Membership Campaign Grand Prize Award Duke Tammies In East Chi Nov. 29 dloga Glee Club Set For Concert EAST CHICAGO, Ind. The Croatian Singing Society "Sloga" will sponsor the Du quesne University Tamburit zans in a Concert on Sunday, November 29, at 3:00 p.m., in the Roosevelt High School Auditorium. Following the concert "Slo ga" will stage a Dance at the Croatian Home, 4033 Main St., Indiana Harbor, featur ing the music of Muselin's Tamburitza Orchestra. Food and refreshments will e served. Reserve the date, Novem ber 29, and join us for both the concert and dance. The Croatian Fraternal Union, organized in 1894, Is carried on solely for the benefit of its members and their beneficiaries, and not for profit. Official Organ Croatian Fraternal Union of America WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1959 Resolution Calls For Citing of Lifetime Members John Ovcarich Will Attend Gala Celebration FLINT, Mich. The mem bers of the new Croatian Slo vene Home, 529 South Dort Highway, will hold a Special Open House on Saturday, Nov. 28. The festivities are to be held in honor of our fellow members from Detroit and other nearby Flint areas. With us on the occasion New Flint Home To Hold Open House Saturday, Nov. 28th will be John Ovcarich, Sec retary of the Croatian Fra ternal Union's Sick Benefit Department, who will be making his first official visit to Flint at the time. Two musical groups are slated to regale our guests on Nov. 28. They are the Harmony Notes and the Balkaneers, Steelton Mgr. Urges Parents To Help Make Nest 15 Going Concern STEELTON, Pa. We wish to notify all those whose children are affiliated witty Nest 15, and the members of i the three supervising lodges, The Tamburitzans, under the direction of Mr. Walter W. Kolar, are in their 23rd season of show business and every appearance has been worth seeing. that the Nest's Annual Meet ing will take place on Sun day, December 6, at 2 p.m., in St. Lawrence Hall. Nest officers will be elected and the floor will be open for suggestions as to how our Nest may be im proved. We appeal to you parents to send your children to this meeting. We have a nice num ber of members and among them are many boys and girls who, with a little help, could very .easily take over the du ties of the nest. Thus they would not only become familiar with the work of our nest but with the activities of our Society also. Much more could be done for our nest than has been done in the past, and we therefore urge parents and nest members alike to attend this forthcoming meeting. All delinquent dues should also be settled during this session. Peter Bahoric, Mgr. Scholarship Foundation Seen As Beneficiary of 4 Banquets Winners. The Supreme Board of the Society on Nov. 20, 1959, extended the Campaign qualifying deadline from Dec. 31, 1959, to June 30, 1960. Complete details will appear here next week. two of the best dance bands in this part of Michigan. Nor will there be a short age of refreshments. Our guests may rest assured that the very best of everything will abound to make this a memorable affair. Charles Marold, Pub. English Editor Grateful To All Passing Of Dad Is Widely Noted PITTSBURGH The En glish Editor of the Zajedničar wishes in this way to thank all who noted the passing Nov. 15, 1959, of his father, Andrew A. Brkich. Numerous floral offerings, Mass bequests, scores of sym pathy cards, and wires came from many friends through out the United States and Canada to ease the sorrow of the family. It is physically Impossible for the English Editor to send cards of thanks to all who were kind enough* to remember his father. Hence this public note of heartfelt appreciation to one and all who remembered the family in its hour of trial and sorrow. The family will never for get those many acts of kind ness. Members of the Croatian Fraternal Union may be found in almost every State of the Union, in the Territory of Alaska, and in every Pro vince in Canada. AMIMMIMMMWMMnMjjMMMMMWMMIMMMIIMMMMMb The resolution calls for the honoring of these four distin guished members by existing Central Committees and other i organized groups of CFU Lodges. Suggested in the resolution is thdt the United Lodges of South Chicago and the Cen tral Committee of Chicago Lodges unite their forces to tender a banquet in honor of bro. Depeder. Honoring bro. Klarich would be the United Lodges of Mahoning Valley. The United Lodges Com mittee of Cleveland would do the honors in respect to sister Pavlinac, widow of one of the founders of the Society of to day. Sister Blaskovic, on the other hand, would be feted by CLEVELAND, Ohio All representatives of the United CFU Lodges are requested to attend a very important meet ing Friday, November 27th, 7:30 p.m. sharp, at the Croa tian Home, 6314 St. Clair. According to the motion passed at the September meeting of the United Lod ges, this scission is,being Committees Urged To Hold Banquets Scholarship Foundation Would Benefit From Proposals Made To Board In Resolution Form PITTSBURGH Adopting a resolution prepared and presented by English Editor of the Zajedničar Stephen F. Brkich, the SuprenVe Board of the Croatian Fraternal Union called last week for the public honoring in the near future of the Society's four Honorary Lifetime Members. Action on the resolution came Friday, Nov. 20, during the first meetings of the new Supreme Board since the adjournment of the 10th Con-#" vention, held Sept. 21-26, 1959, in Detroit. The resolution, to be pub lished in the following is sue of the Zajedničar, calls for the honoring of Mato e e e i a o o n Klarich, Youngstown, Ohio, Marija Pavlinac, Cleveland, and Dragica Blaskovic, Pittsburgh. Bro. Depeder was made an Honorary Lifetime Member during the Chicago Conven tion of 1943 and bro. Klarich came to be cited in like man ner during the Philadelphia Convention of 1955. Sisters Pavlinac and Blas kovic were both accorded the honor during the Detroit Convention of recent vintage. Meat of Resolution PAGE SEVEN e W e s e n e n n s y v a n i a United CFU Lodges and the Greater Pittsburgh Croatian Day Committee. Not Binding On Lodges Also suggested in the reso lution is that the net proceeds of these proposed banquets be earmarked for the funds of the Croatian Fraternal Union Scholarship Founda- tion, Inc., a. non-profit or ganization dedicated to the educational welfare of the Society's younger members in the United States and Canada. There is nothing in the resolution binding on any of the Lodge groups in South Chicago, Chicago, Mahoning Valley, Cleve land, and Pittsburgh. The resolution merely sug gests that these four Hon orary Lifetime Members be honored at public banquets. The final decision is up to tl\e Lodge groups themselves. United Lodges of Cleveland Prepared For Friday, Nov. 27, Meeting At Home Decision Will Be Handed Down Regarding Proposed Purchase of Outing Facilities called to make a final deci sion on the fund for picnic grounds. Each representative must bring with him, to this meet ing, the motions passed at hit lodge meeting in regards to this matter and then we will be able to decide what to do with the fund.