Lietuva -- January 06, 1894Meeting of the Presidents of Chicago Lithuanian Societies
December 31st, a meeting was held at Azeckas Hall, 3301 Auburn Ave. The chairman of this meeting was elected K.Andruszis, a president of the St. Casimir Society.
The president of Simonas Daukantas society, F. Mikolainis, announced that the Rev. Zebrys is writing a Lithuanian Geography, so the Lithuanians of Chicago ought to write about themselves, to give a material for the Lithuanian Geography. This question was approved and Mr.J.Grinius was elected to write a geography of the Chicago Lithuanians.
A question was brought up about the jubilee book on Simonas Daukantas to be published. The question was approved and it was decided that all Chicago Lithuanian societies must come with financial aid.
About the opening of Lithuanian library it was decided that the library must be opened with a celebration, and that all Chicago Lithuanian societies must take part in this celebration.2
Citizen Mikolainis made a motion to celebrate on the 4th day of March, as the day has historical value when the slavery serfdom was abolished in Lithuania. The motion was approved. It was also decided to get women speakers and young girls and boys to say declamations.
The following representatives were at this meeting:
K. Andruszis, president of St. Casimir Prince the Knight Society;
S. Pacewiczia, president of The Province of God Society;
A. Dzialtuwa, president of St. George Society;
W.Wabalinskas, president of The Duke Gedeminas Society;
Fr.Mikolainis, president of Simones Daukantas Society;
A. Naweckas, president of St. John Society
J.Szimkewiczia, president of The Lithuanian Political Club
J. Kalesinskas, president of The Lithuanian Alliance Chapter.
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