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Adelaide Southern Cross (Newspaper) - October 3, 1947, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia . News food for Britain although this Appeal by the . Has taken some time to get under Way two branches Alberton and Hindmarsh have sent numerous parcels already. It is hoped that every Branch will follow their Lead and Endeavor to assist our Brothers in England. The desperate plight of the people can be fully realised when you read extracts from a typical letter that has been received. Too Many people May think this a begging letter but it brings Home just How desperate their plight must be to be written in such a Strain. Letter received from a Catholic woman in England to the Secretary Catholic Young men s society South Australia. Dear sir i am a Catholic 76 years of age and an invalid. I hear of Australia s generosity so often in different places but none comes my Way. I am often hungry so hungry that i cannot sleep. I have enough suffer ing without hunger and existing on our ration Means suffering perhaps you know of some Christian soul who would Send a food parcel to my family. It would indeed be a great kindness. I am sorry to say that i feel very insulted for i have always been very generous to All that came to me in want when the Good god gave me a Good position in life and Best of All Good health. Different members of my family Are feeling the hunger very badly we Are Well known in St. Mary s Parish Here. I have just read of the plans of the . In Australia in my Catholic universe of August 22, May god bless you in your work of Charity. Hoping you and your society will give me some sincerely Laura Delaney 53 Longman s Road Barrow in Furness lanes., England. August 25, 1947. # every Branch should rally to. A cause As deserving As this and get to work immediately. It is realised the Burden such a work will place on members and their finances but once again we look to Alberton to find a solution to that problem. They with the consent of their Parish priest launched an Appeal amongst their parishioners for donations of goods and Money to cover postage and expenses. A ready response was gained and they Are working to pack and ship the parcels. Other branches can do the same and increase the flow to the needy. Man Teiry members of the society Are asked to assemble in the monastery grounds Glen Osmond on sunday october 12, for the annual procession of the blessed sacrament. This is More than a pro cession it is a moving demonstration of Faith and Catholic Young men will be Well to the fore. This will be the first time for Many years that the . Has marched As a body and it is hoped that the society s new Banner will be ready for the Occa Sion. Time for Assembly is 2.30 . Adelaide Branch communion. Speaking at the breakfast which Fol Lowed this very Well attended com Munion a former president Ron Peterson delivered one of the out standing addresses of the year. As members of the .," he said you have been blessed with the Good Fortune of being born in the City of god you Are its citizens to Day. To you has been handed the Torch of Faith. On you rests the future of that City. Be Loyal to your organisation for it is truly among the de fenders of the realm of miss Peg Mccabe spoke on behalf of the n.c.g.m., and or. J. Beitz for the . Executive Roy Aplin Adelaide Branch president was chairman. Annual . meet ing of Branch representatives will be held in Headquarters on wednesday october 8, to arrange details of this year s picnic. As there were Over 1,000 present last year organisers expect an All time record for 1947 and Are considering several new and More attractive spots to hold it. The Date is sunday november 23. Aquinas College those holding cards of the Green team Are asked to return them immediately to the Captain or to their local Branch Secretary so that the Appeal May be concluded. Food for Britain. ton and Hindmarsh branches have taken the Lead in this Appeal for funds and donations for the Relief of suf Fering families in great Britain. Numbers of parcels sent by these two branches is nearing the Hundred Mark Many grateful letters have been received by the organisers including one from a Catholic Convent where the nuns faced a desperate food situation. They described the parcel As a gift from other branches Are urged to Speed up their efforts in this direction. G. Kain has accepted the position of Central organiser and will visit All districts shortly to help with arrangements. South Eastern branches. Tony Braithwaite prominent it. Gambier member was in the City recently and discussed with the general president and Secretary details of their visit to South Eastern branches on october 11, 12 and 13. It is hoped to arrange a conference of representatives while they Are in it. Gambier. Alister j. Young another it. Gambier Mem Ber selected a trophy for annual Competition Between the City and country . Branches while in the City recently. It is one Well worthy of the tradition of the famous King s cup which was won by City members last easter Many thanks go to Alister for his generous donation. General of the rapid Progress of the society since the end of the War plans for the annual general communion and break fast allow for an attendance of 250 members. This will be on the feast of Christ the King sunday october 26, in St. Francis Xavier s Cathedral. All past members Are particularly asked to be present on this occasion. . Communions have always been a tribute to those who put first things first we expect the coming one to be an even greater tribute. teams this year will make the . Association a first rate one. Branches Are requested to Finalise grounds equipment etc., As soon As possible. Any Young Catholic wishing to play with a Catholic association this season is invited to Contact the local . Secretary for details. for the current round of debates is that a state lottery would be an advantage to South results of the clash Between the two top teams Alberton and col. Light should prove interesting and provide some Brilliant speeches. Indoor of the sixth round show Goodwood on top Fol Lowed closely by Alberton and then col. Light gardens 5 Points behind. Results were Goodwood d. Col. Light 150 Mornington d. Hindmarsh 150 Adelaide d. Mornington 150 Etin Marsh lost to Alberton 105. The next round commences this week. Hindmarsh . Football team from left to right. Back Row b. O Callaghan e. Palmer w. Bazeley b. Dundon p. Dillon m. O Donoghue t. Carolan d. Dundon j. Sheehy. Middle Row w. Plunkett d. Knowles Rev. For. Breene m.s.c., b. Parsons capt. Worley j. Sly vice capt Rev. For. Long m.s.c., l. Gilligan. Front Row j. Delaney r. Kean l. Keane j. Gutte d. Steele. Premiers 1944, 1945, 1946, and 1947. Undefeated 1946 and 1947. Diocese of port Augusta Burra school sports As mentioned last week the school sports afternoon held at St. Joseph a Burra was a very successful function. The school had been divided into two houses St. Joseph a which won the Day and St. Patrick s. An outstanding feature of the competitive events was the House March. This was judged by messes. Pederico and Trueman and was won by St. Pat Rick s by the Small margin of half a Point. Results of sporting events were three legged race boys under 10 j. Broad and k. Kelleway p. Samuels and d. Callahan. Flat race girls under 10 Marlene Kokoschke help Fisher boys under 10 k. Kelleway p. Samuels girls Over 10 Phillis Hawkes Mary Preist boys Over 10 p. Murphy h. Kokoschke. Skipping race Phillis Hawkes Jillian Green. Slow bicycle race p. Murphy j. Broad. Horse and riders boys under 10 j. Broad and k. Kelleway p. Samuels and d. Callahan boys Over 10 j. Ward and p. Murphy j. Samuels and h. Kokoschke. Market race Iris Kokoschke Phillis Hawkes. Sack race boys under 10 p. Samuels k. Kelleway boys Over 10 h. A Koschke j. Samuels. Lemon and spoon race girls under 10 Helen Fisher Jillian Green girls Over 10 Phillis Hawkes Mary Preist. Wheel Barrow race j. Samuels and h. A Koschke p. Murphy and j. Ward. Thread the Needle m. Fisher and j. Neville Mary Preist and p. Wil Liams. Monkey race boys under 10 p. Ryan a. Arlam boys Over 10 h. Kokoschke j. Ward. Of the teams events St. Joseph s House won Tunnel Ball walking relay Snake relay Over head Ball circular Gap and spoke relay. St. Patrick s House won the House March human obstacle race and deportment relay. At the conclusion of the sporting events Rev. For. Casey extended a Welcome to the director of Catholic education Rev. Or. Walsh and to the mayor and Mayoress of Burra or. And mrs. H. J. Jennison. Mrs. Jennison distributed the prizes. The House cup went to Mary Preist Cap Tain of St. Joseph s House and Spe Cial trophies were awarded to the children who gained most Points for their respective houses namely boy under 10, k. Kelleway boy Over 10, h. Kokoschke girl under. 10 Helen Fisher girl Over 10, Phillis Hawkes. Rev. Or. Walsh in moving a vote of thanks to the mayor and Mayoress expressed his astonishment that Chil Dren so Small and so few in numbers were Able to present such a magnificent display a display that would have done credit to a far larger school. He congratulated the Sisters and pupils on the efficiency shown and offered special thanks to messes. Pederico an4 Trueman for the Able Way in which they had judged the House March. Or. Walsh also thanked on behalf of the Sisters All who had assisted to make the Day so Success Ful Especial thanks being due to the ladies who had Laboured so hard and so successfully behind the various stalls. Wedding at Renmark in St. Therese s Church before the nuptial mass celebrate4. By Rev. For. William Thomas the marriage was solemnized of Teresa daughter of or. And mrs. B. Matic of Kul Kyne Street Runmark and Vincent Luksa son of or. And mrs. F. Luksa. The Bride was attended by misses Angela and Mary a Bosanec and the bridegroom by messes. Joseph Matic and Joseph Klaric. A reception was held at the Home of the Bride s parents and the usual toasts were honoured. Mackara sports revived the Mackara sports which had been run for 49 years were abandoned during the War and it was Felt forever. However the Small band of people left in the District were not satisfied that they could not revive the sports and last saturday proved that they were right in the decision to go ahead. The sports were an out standing Success people coming from All quarters and quite obviously enjoying the Day. A feature of the Day was the precision with which the events were commenced the Secre tary or. Vin Forde keeping the contestants right up to the Mark All during the afternoon. He is to be heartily congratulated for his efforts on the Day As Well As in the preparation. A distasteful feature of too Many sports meetings is that awful void that stretches Between events but this feature was absolutely absent at Mackara. With Vin Forde Are also to be named with Honor messes. J. Smith m. Mcmahon a. Lenartowicz m. Mccabe p. O Donnell j. Clarken and j. O Brien without whose help the Mackara sports could not have been revived with such com plete Success. Coming events october saturday 4.rosary Ball Hackett Hall North Adelaide 8 . Sunday 5.St. Joseph s . Com Munion breakfast Kensington Convent 9 . Monday 6.n.c.g.m. Basketball association dance the Australia. College fete Rostrevor. Saturday 11. Ball Parish Hall Hindmarsh 811.45. Sunday 12.theresian social Hall colonel Light gardens. Wednesday 15.marist Jubilee Ball palais 81. Thursday 16.bridge party Catho Lic Hall Theberton 8 . Saturday 18.. Ball Catholic Hall Theberton 812. Saturday 18. . Ball Al Berton 812. Sunday 19.h.a.c.b.s. Communion Cathedral 9 . Wednesday 22. . Ball there Sian Hall col. Light Gar Dens. Friday 24.Parish fete Hindmarsh 2.30 ., continuing saturday. Saturday 25. Parish. Ball St. Raphael s Hall Parkside 812. Sunday 26.. Communion Cathedral 9 . Geoffrey Potter certified optician of Potter & Park opticians and optometrists visits a. W. Farley s store mon., sept. 29, 2 . To 4.30 . For appointments ring Blanc Etown 19. Wai Kerie e. C. Coatsworth s store tues., sept. 30. For appointments ring Wai Kerie 85. Moo Rook d. D. Hattam s store wed.,oct. 1, 9 . To 10.30 . For appoint ments ring Moo Rook 31. Kingston packing Sheds office wed., oct. 1, 11 . To 12 o clock. For appointments ring Kingston 6. Barbera Matron s pharmacy wed., oct 1, 12.30 . To 9 . For appointments ring Barrera 229. Loxton a. E. Hosking s pharmacy thurs., oct. 2. For appointments Reg Loxton 25. Berri by s pharmacy Friday oct 3. For appointments ring Berri 162. Renmark h. P. Dean s jewellery store sat., oct 4, 10 . To 12 o clock mbn., oct. 6, 9 . To 2 . For appointments ring Renmark 186. Is. Dominie s priory North Adelaide. Banha Elbari to the perpetual � a will have their intentions prayed for Baba Community. We daily during time of a lie Ratten. Annual pilgrimage to Little Flower shrine colonel Light gardens sunday get. 5, at pan bight Rev. Monsignor t. P. Davis will preside. Occasional preacher Rev. For p. A. Mcalpine . Benediction veneration of relic Blessing of roses. Novena. Of masses prayers and holy communions will commence on the feast Day of the Little Flower Friday october 3

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