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(Continued from Page 1) letters, and other items of in terest. The Theocrat was edit ed by W. G. Voliva and asso ciate editors until Overseer Voliva’s departure, October 11th, 1942. Overseer Mintern then assumed the editorship and asked Carl Huth to look aftet compiling the material for each issue which he has done from October, 1942, to date. The Theocrat has been dis tributed free in the Zion area, as well as in Winthrop Harbor, Wadsworth, both local and rural, Russell, Dunes, Beach, and all the “rural delivery” be tween highway route 41—Sko kie on the west and Lake Michi gan on the east, north from Beach Road to the Wisconsin State line. Most of this has been by U. S. Mail except the east ern pai*t of the City of Zion, where delivery has been made by very competent boys and girls. We wish to take this oppor tunity to thank our many ad vertisers, who with the sub scribers enabled us to increase The Theocrat first from a four (4) page paper to an eight (8) page, and of late years to a twelve (12) page weekly pa per, which has not only been interesting 'reading, but has been a spiritual blessing to many of its readers. The management of the ZION-BENTON NEWS, Mr. A. L. Bicket, editor and publisher, trusts that the Zion-Benton area people will continue to cooperate and “pull” for their hometown paper even more than they have in the past, and Mr. Bicket states, “that in the new paper — ZION-BENTON NEWS — he and his associates will endeavor to give their sub scribers and advertisers a bet ter paper in many respects.” Push your Hometown — Ad vertisers, Stores and Paper! THE COMMUNITY NEWS (Continued from Page 1) The new publication will as sume the current volume num ber of the COMMUNITY NEWS and will be published weekly on Thursday. The ZION-BENTON NEWS will take over the present subscrip tions of both the COMMUNITY NEWS and THE THEOCRAT. Under the new arrangement it is hoped that a better paper may be published, and Mr. Bicket announced that the ZION-BENTON NEWS will be increased in size, in an effort to provide a wider reader’s interest. Carl Huth, present as sociate editor of THE THEO CRAT, will be a staff member of the new publication and the ZION-BENTON NEWS will carry many of the present fea tures of THE THEOCRAT, in cluding the Christian Catholic Church page, News from Ari zona, News from Southern Cali fornia, Missionary Letters, etc. Many new features will be add ed also. The ZION-BENTON NEWS will be handled strictly on a subscription basis. “Community wide free distribution will be made the first three weeks of the new publication,” Mr. Bicket said. ILLINOIS ANTIQUE AUTO MEET Secretary of State Edward J. Barrett announced that a special guest of the first an nual Illinois Antique Automo bile Meet at the Illinois State Fair grounds was Harley J. Earl, vice president in charge of styling for General Motors Corporation, Detroit, Mich. Earl wrote the Secretary, spon sor of the old car show, that he would “be happy^to be at Springfield for the Meet, and said: “I think it is a great idea and I want to congratulate the State of Illinois for being the first state to put on such an in teresting show.” Earl has been associated with the automotive industry since 1907 and has been with General Motors de signing their cars since 1926. Ten “museum pieces” on dis play in the tent exhibit across from the main entrance to the race track grandstand, includ -- ■ ■... - . ■■ - .... ■ —- ■— ed a 1900 Oldsmobile; a 1902 Cadillac; a 1904 Reo; and a 1904 Mier. Cars were entered for every year since 1899. Some sixty entries were made for the Antique car display. [ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING ( THE REGULAR ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING OF 1 THE VOTING MEMBERSHIP OF J THE CHRISTIAN CATHOLIC CHURGJI \ WILL BE HELD, GOD WILLING, IN ZION AUDITORIUM, I MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1949 f —The Meeting will be called to order at 9:15 P. M.— / MICHAEL J. MINTERN, General Overseer I The NEW TOfl$TMfl$TER Sta*cUvtd Model Siectnie Water Heater Offers Most Service and Satisfaction for Your Money! _ Hot water luxury at minimum cost—that’s what * you can expect from your new TOASTMASTER Automatic Standard Model Electric Water Heater! Luxury because your TOASTMASTER Water Heater provides all the hot water you need for every household use—silently, safely, efficiently—and so inexpensively! Yes, the TOASTMASTER Water Heater is engineered to stretch water heating pennies! The amazing LIFE BELT Element and the modern efficiency of Fiberglas insulation combine to save heat, cut down waste, save you money! 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