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THE GUARDIAN, JANUARY 2, 1942 PAGE EVEN Indian village of St. Mar i.,'I 1634 and were sent over  l::erd' Baltimore (Cecil Cal- Jrti, who was a very zealous eader of the Faith. The -Jml, Wicks set about establishing homes in the wilderness, were later replaced by )0ul structures erected with _ brought from England. ell Of these mansions, Fenwick ":Lu'wtwasiIa el built in 1730 by John j(wl, ck, and is still standing on qnn's Island. tears. S. J Bartley of Jonesboro lL a direct ctescendant of the first ,lJWlek who settled on Ameri- SOil. Her paternal grand- r was Mary Susan Fenwick t, adaughter of Ignatius :Sarah Taney Fenwick, who t from Maryland to Kentucky. llig!T Susah Fenwick was a niece .LArchbishop Benedict Joseph W!ck (1782-1846), who with ,J brother was educated at ,[getown University and join- is[me Society of Jesus in 1806. jm=,lhop Fenwick was named liment of Georgetown in 1817, Was the founder of Holy Cross e. He was appointed V'icar al to Bishop England in 1821 When the Ursuline Convent burned in Boston in 1835 and rebuilt it was named M ount  l.enedict in his honor. He was poln jrp. c ted of Boston in !l00nesboro Parishioner, Has 00terestJng. Family History Joncsboro.--The history of noted leaders of religion is ys interesting, and in the case of the Fenwick family there iParticular interest in this section, as a direct descendant of tillustrious Catholic family lives in the Little Rock Diocese : b graember of Blessed Sacrament parish at Jonesboro. m:(The first Fenwicks to settle in America were natives of lland who came over with the band of pilgrims who settle3 the r's, at the mouth of the Potomac death was mourned by all. He was buried at Holy Cross College which he instituted. Another distinguished member of the Fenwick family and an uncle to Mrs. Bartley's grand- mother was Bishop Edward D. Fenwick, cousin to Archbishop Fenwick of Boston. Bishop Ed- ward Fenwick was first Bishop of Cincinnati and founded there Anthenauem, now St. Xavier's College. He was ordained to the Holy Priesthood January 13, 1822 at St. Rose, Kentucky, by Bishop Flaget, and was in charge of the State of Ohio, Michigan territory that included Wisconsin, Illinois, In- diana and Kentucky. He built a cathedral and established the "Catholic Telegraph" in 1831, the oldest Catholic newspaper. While attending the unfortunate victims of an epidemic of cholera, Bishop Edward Fenwick was stricken with the disease in a stage coach while travelling to Wor- chester, and died September 26, 1832. It has been said of the Fen- wick family that "they gave many sons to the Church, and many sol- diers to the revolution and their names are honored in Church and State." (From 'Growth of the Catholic Church in America'). Bishop On her maternal side, Mrs. Bart- b, and invested as Archbishop ]ley is a descendant of the Porters er 29, 1833, in the Cathedral [ who came from England to West ltimore. His life was mark-IVirginia in the sixteenth century. ml Her grandmother, Nannie Brent : " ' " Porter Brown was a daughter of Alfred Porter, whose mother was Nannie Brent; Nannie Brent was a sister of Robert and Thomas Brent, both of whom married nieces of Father Jolm Carroll, who later became first Archbishop of Baltimore. A pioneer priest who figures in this history is the missionary priest, Father Durbin, who rode horseback through the wilderness of Kentucky and Tennessee to minister to the scattered Catholics throughout those wilFl regions. On the fiftieth anniversary of his or- dination to the Holy Priesthood, Interior Scene, Blessed Sacrament Church, Jonesboro Christmas Message of Pope Sounds Note o Hope; Gives Fioe Requirements.for Peace (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Vatican City.---Sounding a note of hope and faith in "the star" that has never faded, His Holiness Pope Plus XII Decem- ber 24 outlined the five points that must obtain as the basis of future world peace. Delivering his annual Christmas message, which was broadcast to the world by the Vatican Radio Station, the Sovereign Pontiff made it plain that he has been tortured and made sorrowful by the sufferings to which peoples have been subjected. Nevertheless he bids the world to hope. "We who live with you under the awful incubus of a scourge which is tearing at humanity for still a third year," said the Holy Father, "wish to speak to you from Our paternal hear on this vigil of the solemn hindrance or restriction of their economic resources, for the limi- tation or abolition of their natural fertility." "There is no place for that cold and calculating egoism which tends to hoard the economic re- sources and materials destined for the use of all to such an extent that the nations less favored by nature are not permitted access to them." "There is no place for a total warfare or for a mad rush to armaments." "There is no place for the per- secution of religion and of the Church." Warns of Deluded Peace The Sovereign Pontiff said "the destruction brought about by the present war is on so vast a scale that it is imperative that there be not added to it also the further ruin of a frustrated and deluded peace." Therefore, His Holiness added, "recapitulating and inte- grating what We have expounded on other occasions, We insist once again on certain fundamental con- ditions essential, for an interrm- Feast of Christmas, to exhort you to remain always strong m your faith and to share with you the comfort of that very real, superabundant and elevating hope and certainty which radiates from the Crib of the new-born Sav- iour." Responsibilities for Future Pope Pins said "great responsi- bilities for the future" weigh upon the shoulders of statesmen of the world, and that "we need men of courage, vision and conscience to reconstruct the world." Saying then that he spoke "with all the authority of Our Apos- tolic ministry," Pope Pins XII di- rected "the attention and the con- sideration of the entire world to the dangers which lie in wait to threaten a peace which is to be the well-prepared basis for a truly new order and which is to fulfill the expectations and desires of all peoples for a more tranquil fu- ture." Such'a new order, His Holi- ness declared, "must be founded on that immovable and unshak- September 25, 1872, a barbecue was given in his honor in Union County, Kentucky, which was his home county. It was attended by over 2,100 people, which was a able rock, the moral order," and remarkable crowd for that day. To that "within the limits" of an er- iE IC d that he had' baptized over 3,- der so founded: ,, Re gers date Jonesboro, Ark. 500 persons, solemnized over 600 "There is no room for the vie- marriages, and attended over 600 lation of the freedom, integrity funerals, and security of other states, no matter what may be their t,erri- :orial extension or their capacity or defense." "There is no place for open occult oppression of the cul- tional order which will guarantee for all pepoles a just and lasting peace and which will be a bounti- ful source of well-being and pros- perity." At present, the Holy Fabler sald, there is "an unrestrained impulse toward expansion and mere politi- cal advantage," with the idea that l "external compulsion overrules l the norms of right." Pope Pins, iui his program, looks forward to the Beautiful Crib for Holy Rosary Church Stuttgart.The great feast of Christmas was again fittingly and joyl'ully observed at Holy Rosary Church beginning with midnight Mass, Christmas Eve. The choir began rendering carols at 11:45 o'clock and continued until mid- night. The altar boys and girls robed in angelic costumes march- ed' in procession from the school to the church. A High Mass was sung by the Kev. James G. Evans, pastor, as- sisted by members of the Holy Rosary choir, with Mrs. E. J. Holl- ihan, organist. The choir very beautifully sang Leonard's Mass m B flat. The altars were beautifully decorated with poinsettas by the Sisters of Holy Rosary School. The outdoor crib which occupies an attractive locatcrn at the south. of the church was made possible by the donations of the congrega- tion. The figures which adorn the stable were painted by Sister M. Bernardine, a Benedictine Sister, who is a member of the teaching staff of Holy Angels' Academy, Jonesboro. The figures are really an expression of masterful art and portray in vivid colors the characters who responded to the message of the angel and were among the first to adore the Christ Child born in a stable at Bethle- hem. The mountain and sky scene in the crib was painted by Vie- inn Wallworth and is deserving of much praise. Father Evans wishes to extend his feeling of appreciation to all who have responded so gelerously in preparing for this great feast. He extends his sincere wishes to all citizens of Stuttgart for a Itappy New Year. The Holy Rosary Altar Society distributed baskets of food to needy families and sent messages of cheer to shut-ins. of all," so that "no nation shall suffer unfairly," and there would be "no place for oppression," His Holiness declared that "a godless and anti-Christian con- ception of the state" is spreading "its vast tentacles" in some coun- tries, and, far from mitigating these evils, the war only accele- rates them. Saying that "the whole earth is awaiting the triumph of Christ," the Holy Father said the light of the Star of Bethlehem "is the light of comfort, of hope, of immovable faith, of life and of certainty in the ultimate triumph of the Re. deemer which will overflow as a torrent of salvation for the inter- mr peace and glory of all those: who, raised to the supernatural order of grace, will have receiv- ed the power of becoming children Characters in Christmas Play --Courtesy Holy Aegels' Echoes Appearing in the Christmas playlet "Unto the Least," were students of Holy Angels' Academy snapped in the above scene; left to right: Mildred Stwart, Dolores Gobel, Norma Massery, Gertrude' Martin, Marion Stemac, Jeanne Massery, Barbara Haleft, and Carol]n Frego. Classified 'Ad' Invites Persons To Parish Mission Greensburg, Pa. (EL--An un- usual means was employed by a parishioner of the Church of the Most Holy Sacrament here to invite attendance at a mission in his parish. He in- serted the following classified advertisement in the "Person. als" column of the Greensburg Morning Review, secular news- paper: "Would you like to have au intelligent insight into Chris- tianity? Attend the Mission at the Most Holy Sacrament Cath- olic Church. It is conducted by priests of the Society of the Precious Blood. Nightly this week,. 8 o'clock. Filfred S. Me- Keon." Peace Prayers 10ffered On New Year's Little Rock.--Catholics of the Diocese of Little Rock, joined citi- zens throughout the nation in fer- vent prayer on New Year's Day "asking forgiveness of our short- comings of the past, of consecra- tion to the tasks of the present, of asking God's help in the days to come." The call for prayer came from His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bishop, in answer to a similar ap- peal made by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his Christmas Eve radio address to the nation. Following his above words of appeal, the President said, "We need His guidance that this peo- ple may be humble in spirit but strong in the conviction of the right; steadfast to endure sacri- fices and brave to achieve a vic- tory of liberty and peace." Catholics throughout the Dio- cese joined in extra public devo- tions, added to the prayers recited after each Mass for the intentions of victory for our armed forces and a just and lasting peace, which prayers were requested by Bishop Morris at the outbreak of hostili- ties in the Pacific. A TRIBUTE Not long ago we ran across a noteworthy passage in a book of short essays by a Protestant. He was wandering along one of our city streets and noticed a Catholic church. "Up the steps and through plain brown doors we went into the church, which was cool, quiet and in which were a few devout wor- shippers.Under the altar canopy wavered a small candle spark, and high overhead in the dimness,: were orange and scarlet beams from a stained window.A crystal chandlier hanging in the aisle ..w . f ,, . .... caught pale yellow tinctures of light. No Catholic church, where- ever you find it, the world over, is long empty; a man and a girl en- tered just as we went out." We like this tribute to our Cath- olic peoples' love for the Blessed Sacrament that brings so many daily to visit our Lord in the Tabernacle. What an edifying sight it is in the busy streets of our: great cities to behold men and women mounting the steps of our churches, stealing a few minutes from a short luncheon period to make an act of adoration, to thank our Lord for His many favors, to make 'The Way of the Cross,' to beg for help in time of trial or of sorrow! Let us strive to in- crease the numbers of such ador- ers and train our youth to let no day pass, if possible, without a short visit to our Eucharistic King. In studying the virtues of Christ there is no better Master than Christ Himself; no better place than at the foot of the tabernacle. Christ in the tabernacle is the living God, capable of hearing our prayers and answering them on the spot. LEGION OF DECENCY  time when great nations would or- of God because they are born of tural and linguistic characteristics of national minorities, for the ganize the world in the "interest God." Arizona Cyelone Badlands of Dakota Following is a list of motion pictures reviewed and classified by the Na,tlonal Council of the Legion of Decency through its New York headquarters : CLASS A, See. lUnobJectionable fur General Patronage Internatinnal Squadron i lit Started With Eve Babes on Broadway |Jesse James at Bay mlRmlMilImimililiRiimmiRilmDmIR Bad Man of Deadwood IKathleen   U Bandit Trail Kid from Kansas [] Blitzkrieg King of Dodge City [] ................ [] Bombay Clipper Land of the Open Range [] L]VIAIL -1-1"1 I- K]2'I- m Borrowed Hero Land of the Open Range  am Burma Convoy Last of the Duanes m lm    ,    [] Buy Me That Twn Legion of the Lawless :;/  [] ,,.- --, .,,. ,,. ,,.It 14././ v...,,..-.-I  JJ . [] Crsican ..... Brothers Life Begins in College - I eaoly ame Tne Lone Rider Fights Back :,  : -- --'1 Death Valley Outlaw LOne Star Law Men America's Finest Flour - I Dive Bomber :: - ,.= [] Vows tn San vi  ; AI^-- []1 Dow'n M.xleo Way '  [] '-' I Vrlttin' Kid --I Dude Cowboy i GRAND PRIZE AND TASTE GOOD m_lOumho I Dynamite Canyou n PURE FOOD PRODUCTS []1 Zllery Queen and the Navy Blue and Gold C op ting With L 1 Enough Obliging Young Lady o era oca o.. ,oo, ,. n00v.n Outlaws of the Desert E p ises t Im ./ Wholesale Disibutors []/ ay Cabnero, 'the Parachute a'taun Pittsburgh Kid [ Gentleman from Dixie Prairie Stranger nter_r Glamour GunsBY RedRag' River to 00chesvall0y ....................................I .ouo.,. tMercantde Bank ,: . o00o_o,,oo I Half a Sinner l Henry Aldrich for .  ;| President --  .,t a. ,,   , |Hidden Gold -! .,,v -v av   / Y em r . " " " _. . mar,can I , .: _ Ii  MI All Through the Night Hot Spot .' " .U' 1 / All That Money Can Buy How Green Was My I ' 12 Am /A i i* l[ Among zne .hiving " oonesuoro, -- LJ'- - n   . -- I Blonde from Singapore, The Keep 'Em Flying -' - " ". i | Appointment for Love Valley Jungle Man Arkansas [] *  I P'-''m"2  " . n I Body Disappears, The Ladies in Retirement []   / \\;'W ., ks [] [ Ball of Fire Lady Be Good ] .Ll $ l Blue White and Perfect Lady Searface   m | Brigham Young Law of the Trnvlet [] _ ., [] . [] =/,ur,ed A,lv. Little 00o.es. The Lone Wolf Strikes, The I m _ , h -x- []1 Charlte Chan tn Rto Ialtese Falcon The [ [] ; r .....  [] | Chocolate So!dier, The Man at Large     --! Cltaaet or urlme Married Baehelo I.lflPPg gl::lll YFIIR n[Coa,t Guard Men lnHerLifa [] [] Confirm or Deny Men Without Souli I [] p Ipppp IF p lpr, b," p',lW   [][ Conquest Mercy Island n| Date With the Falcon Mexican Spltfire's Baby u| Designed for Scandal Midnight m| Doctors Don't rell MIss Polly [] - . - - .. -- -- -- []l Double Trouble Moon Over Her Shoulder I[] lift  A T ==7 []/ Or. Ktldare's Wedding Day Mr. CelebMty [] [] rentasla Murder by Invltatl [ m | =m t)km00 --! Father Takes a Wtfa Mystery Ship 1[] V mm'o vom=IH 6- m! Feminine Touch, The New York Town ,[] mm 'oreln Correspondent Night of JanuSry 16th INSURANCE CO [] [] Hen'zapoppln Nothing But the Truth Highway West Perfect Snob Hold Back the Dawn Playmates [] [] [] [] Accent on Love Girl Must Live, A [] * [] Aloma of the South Seas Gone With the Wind [] Insurance of All Kinds [] Among the L,vlng Honky Tonk McADAMS DRUGS . ..... [] lxceDt Life [] Wings Kisses for Beakfast Art of Love I'll Sell My Life [] - [] Bahama Passage Louisiana Purchase [] []]:Between Two Women Moon Over Miami [] JONESBORO, ARKANSAS [] Blues in the Night Navy Blues 'PHONE 838 "WALGREEN AGENCY" 'WE DELIVER [] Bullets for O'Hara On ll [] [] fiance Hall Our Wife , Escort Girl Philadelphia Story I II tll[]lllnllllmlll[]lllllllllllNlllllllll Four Daughters Portia on Trial Roaring Frontiers Royal Mounted Patrol, The Saddle Mountain Roundup Scatterbrain Secrets of the Lone Wolf Secrets of the Wasteland Sergeant York Sierra Sue Silver Stallion Smilln' Through Smiling Ghost. The Spooks Run Wild Look Who's Laughing Stage Coach Buckaroo Lone Rider and the Bandit Stick to Your Guns Ms, He' Making Eyes Stork Pays Off, The At Me. Sued for Libel Mad Men of Europe Tanks a Million Marry the Boss' laulllt Target for Tonight Mll,itary Academy Tarzan's Secret Treasure They Died With Their Boots On Three Cockeyed ilol Thunder Over the Pifle Tillie tbe Toiler Top Sergeant Mulllgala Trail of the Sliver Srre Twilight on the Trail U-Boat 29 Underground Rustlers Under Fiesta Stars Remember the Day Vanishing Virginian, The Remarkable Mr. Ktpps, The Wanderers of the Wet Riders of the Purple Sage We Go Fast Riders of the Badlands West of Cimarron Riders of the Timberline Whistling in the lark Riding the Sunset Trail Yank in the R. A. F. Riding the Wind You're in the Army Now A, See. --Unob|eetlonble For Adults H. M. Pulham Esq. Public Enemies Quiet Wedding Rio  ! Rise and Shine Sailors on Leave Scotland Yard Shadow of the Thin Man Skylark South of Tahiti Sundown Sun Valley Serenade Suspicion Swamp Water Swing It Soldier Texas They Dare 'Not Loa Tleves Fall Out (For- serif 80 Days Hath Sept.) Thfs Woman Is Mine Unexpected Uncle Unfinished Business Voice in the Night. The Week.end for Three Weekend in Havana When Ladies Meet Wild Geese Calling World Premier You Belong to Me You'll Never Get Rich CLASS B--ObJeetlonable Rat, The Sunset Murder Case Swamp Woman Tail Spin That Night in Rio That Uncertain Feeling ,This Thing Called Love Three Girls About Town Time in the Sun. Two-Faced Woman Unholy Partners Ware Case, The , 1" Time foOT, ink '' L A N G F-O'-R D'S Burial Protection