Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 2, 1968 · Page 7
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Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois · Page 7

Freeport, Illinois
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Tuesday, July 2, 1968
Page 7
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Jehovah Witness Delegation To Attend District Assembly George William Krausse, local circuit supervisor for Jehovah's Witnesses, has been assigned a role in the program, "Good News For All Nations," at the district assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses to be held at the Milwaukee County Stadium in Milwaukee, Wis., Thursday through Sunday. Paul Legler, presiding minister of the local congregation, announces more than 60 members of his congregation will attend the convention this weekend. Highlights include the appear- Area Churches Ice Cream Social The annual Florence United Methodist Church ice cream social will be held July 11, on the church lawn. Social Planned Luther League of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Warren, is sponsoring an ice cream social to be held at the church Wednesday from 5-9 p.m. Lena WSCS~ The Woman's Society of Christian Service, Lena United Methodist Church, will meet Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. Refreshments will be served by the Lydia Circle. Mrs. Dewey Bohm will present the program. Lend-A-Hand Society The Lend-A-Hand Society of Zion United Methodist Church, Pearl City, will meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the home of Lillie Schuman. Mrs. Bernard Hasselman is in charge of program arrangements. Global Luncheon The United Presbyterain Women of Warren Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a global luncheon July 10 at 1 p.m. Reservations are to be made with Mrs. Emil Siedcchlag at the church office or Mrs. E. L. Geach before Friday. Ridott UM~ Class Four of the Ridott United Methodist Church will meet Friday in the home of Mrs. Ada Ubben at 7:30 p.m. The pastor, the Rev. Ray W. Smith, and his family will be on vacation Wednesday through Monday, July 15. In case of emergency, persons are asked to call Kenneth Klenz, chairman of the pastor-parish relations committee in Ridott. mcc of George M. Couch of he Watchtower New York World headquarters who will address members on "Man's Rule About to Give Way to God's Rule." More than 20,000 delegates from Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan and Iowa are expected to attend. Posfpone Meeting Ladies Aid of Zion United ihurch of Christ will not meet Thursday due to the Fourth of July holiday. Calvary Baptist Awards were presented to students of the Calvary Baptist Church Vacation Bible Time Friday evening at the church. Each age department presented a program to the 108 persons present. Chief Rabbi Returns To Soviet Union NEW YORK (AP) - The Chief Rabbi of Moscow, who left here Monday after a two-week visit to the United States, says he is looking forward to coming back. Rabbi Yehuda Leib Levin told about 20 persons at Kennedy Airport that his reception here had been "with love and greatest honor," and said, "I pray to God that I will have the strength and health to return." Rabbi Levin, 74, drew mixed reactions during his stay. In his first public appearance here, he was hooted off the stage by a Hunter College audience when he said there was no official anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union. The bearded rabbi is the spiritual leader of 500,000 Orthodox Jews in the Soviet Union. He left on a plane for Montreal en route to Moscow. Radar Detection Device Doesn'f Help Motorist CARROLLTON, Ky. (AP) State Trooper Jerry Keither stopped a motorist on Interstate 71 south of Cincinnati Monday after radar clocked his auto at well over the legal limit. When Keither went up to the car, the motorist, shaking his head sadly, pointed toward his control panel. And there, was a new $30 radar detection device. BOB JONES UNIVERSITY chorale ensemble will appear at the First Baptist Church Saturday at 7:30 p.m. One of five ensembles on tour throughout the country, students will present a program of sacred music and classics. Bob Jones University, Greenville, S. C., is a nondenominational institution of 4,000 students. State Mental Health Grants Announced SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) Gov. Samuel H. Shapiro Monday announced state grants totaling $5,828,422 for mental health clinics, day centers for the mentally regarded and other community mental health projects. The grants, awarded through the Illinois Department of Mental Health for the fiscal year Freeport (III.) Journal-Standard Tues., July 2, 1968 Pg. 7 starting July 1, total some $600,000 more than last year. Most of the money comes from the state's mental health fund, an appropriation by the Quiet American Vatican Posf Official Dies PHILADELPHIA (AP) Francis Cardinal Brennan, who began his service to the Roman Catholic Church as an altar boy In a small Pennsylvania coal town and rose to the highest Vatican post ever held by an American, died today. ' Cardinal- Brennan, 74, was known as the "Quiet American" in Rome, where he headed the Roman Curia's Congregation of Sacrament. Cardinal Brennan came to Philadelphia last June 17 for a series of tests and treatment at Misericordia Hospital. He had complained of feeling ill for about a month. Undisclosed Ailment He had been ill in Rome before deciding- to fly here for treatment of an undisclosed ailment, a Miserocordia Hospital spokesman said. Cardinal Brennan, a native of Shenandoah, Pa., said he entered the priesthood because ol the "beautiful Christian life of General Assembly from pay-1 his parents,," James and Mar- ments by patients and their relatives for care in state mental institutions. Of the total, $3,783,115 will go to 52 agencies for operation of 64 community mental health clinics. The clinics served more than 35,000 patients last year. The clinics will match grants with $6,679,838 in local funds. garct Brennan. His father was a dentist. Cardinal Brennan was ordained a priest in 1920. He later received a doctoral degree in civil and canon law. Highest Court The Sacred Rota in Rome is the highest Vatican court of appeal. It deals with such cases as the annulment of marriages. Cardinal Brennan became the first American to be named to the Rota, where he was an auditor, or judge, for 19 years. He became head of the tribunal in 1959 and was given the title of Monsignor. Pope Paul VI nominated Msgr. Brennan to the College of Cardinals on May 29, 1967. The cardinal remained in Rome and worked on the Roman Curia, the name of the Church's administrative, legislative and judicial bodies. Pope Paul named Cardinal Brennan as the head of the Curia's Congregation of the Sacraments last Jan. 15. It is the highest Vatican post ever given to an American. Baby Electrocuted TEMPLE CITY, Calif. fAP) — A 9-month-old boy in a wet diaper was electrocuted Monday when he grabbed an exposed wire in the living room of his home. Paula K. Robinson said she heard a small whimper but that her son James was dead by the time she pulled him away. 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