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PAGE TWO I THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 1920. Ir r r soc,AL ANO 0000R00ONAL Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Norvil spent the be under the direction of Fathe Christmas holidays in Fort Smith. Wernke in the future. Interested Miss Lelia Mathews and ccmsin, John Powers are visiting in Corning, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Dillon, 1000 Woodrow street, have had as their guests Mr. Dillon's parents. Miss Helen Frazier and Miss  Mil- dred Hornibrook spent Christmas week parties may call at Bishop's House, 617 Louisiana street. Arrangements for business office and hours will be announced in our next issue. APPRECIATED ECHOES Praise of Christmas Guardian Little Roe.k, Dec. 22, 1919. The Guardian, Little Rock, Ark. Gentlemen: We are just in receipt in Fort Smith where they were enter- of your handsome Christmas Edition rained at a dancing party, luncheon and a reception. Mrs. Robert Welch and daughter, who have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Ginocchio during the Christmas holidays, left Monday for their home in Texas. Cathedral Aid The Cathedral Aid Society will meet Monday fternoon, January 5 at Ca- thedral hall. Enga,gement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Frank Young an- nounce the engagement and approach- ing marriage of their daughter Anne, to Theodore J. Schluterman, the cere- mony to be performed at 9 o'clock, Tuesday morning, January 6, at St. Edwards church. Chesnutt-Mullen A quiet home wedding took place at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, the con- tracing parties being Miss Leta Ches- hurt, daughter of Mrs Anna Ches- nutt, and Frank George Mullen of Birmingham, Alabama, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Father Wernke in the presence of the imme- diate family only. The bride was un- attended. She wore a going awa 7 gown of browi4 cloth witch 'hat to match. The groom is connected with the Dickinson-Watkins engineering com- pany of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Mul- len left on the afternoon train for a wedding trip to the East. They will reside in Little Rock. Disney-Ellls Mrs. Mabel Disney and C. B. Ellis were married at 3:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, December 22, at the home of the bride, 108 1-2 East Fifteenth g street. The house was prettily deco- rated in red, white and blue and Christmas colors. The bride wore a gown of White georgette with a tulle veil held in place with orange blossoms and carried a boquet of Bride roses. Miss Ruth Childs and Miss Bernie Ros as bridesmaids wore pink amt white georgette and carried American beau- ty roses R.H. Pearson and Johnnie Ketcher were the groom's attendants Father Tobin performed the ceremony in the presence of a small company of friends. Miss Davis played the wedding march. Following the service at 6 o'clock dinner was served for 30 guests. The table was centered with a large wedding cake and was deco- rated in flowers. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis are at home at 108 1-2 Dast Fifteenth street. and want to thank you for this magni- ficent piece of work, especially com- plimenting the fine way in which you handle the Cooper-Dickinson Grocer Co's advertiscmen. We do not remember to have ever seen a better Christmas edition of any paper. Wishing you success and the Com- pliments of the Season, beg to remain, Yours truly yours, Cooper-Dickinson Grocer Company, J. B. Dickinson. From Virginia Richmond, Va., Dec. 24, ]919. The Guardian, Little Rock, Ark. Gentlemen: I have had the pleasure of receiving the Guardian for quite awhile I wish you would look up the amount 1 am due you and send the bill. The Christmas number reac'hed me today and I have enjoyed reading it very much ,and congratulate you on such a handsome edition. With kind- est regards, I am, Yours truly, E. G. Chalkley. , TIIE GUARDIAN ,,w ir, o .....  A COG" There was no issue of The Guardian last week for several reasons beyond our control, with few calling upon our disgression. Printing of our large special Christmas number met with congestion of working plant, to be fol- lowed by congested mail service, forcing upon us a tardy delivery Fed- oral exhortation to decrease the em- ployment of white pper to some ex- tent was listened to and by the omis- sion, we helped to conform to our al- loted quota. The enjoyment of the Christmas holidays on the part of the employes, comiiletely tied .up the working plant. These excuses we offer to any disappointed readers and we herewith give assurance that we shall strive, during 1920, to have The Guardian in the Little Rock postoffice every Thursday afternoon During 1919, this was our record except on two occasions, when of necessity mail delivery was held up until Friday morning. HERE COMES THE CENSUS MAN National Census Taking Starts Jan. 2.--Nationwide Work Every Ten Years.--Individual Results of Sys- tem. Friday, January 2, 1920,- our census of 1920 will begin. Every city, town, district and hamlet will be covered timely and systematically by the United States Census Agents. The ork is divided among the states an( in these, subdivision agencies wil Cecilian Dance l cover the census facts of every indi The initial dance of the Cecilian ]vidual, family, association and cor- Club was held at the New Capital/poration, within their prescriber] Hotel on Tuesday evening and was at- [limits. tended by t 200 guests. The ballroom was tastefully done in evergreens and blue and white crepe paper. The grand march led by Prof. and Mrs. J. J. Keller, started at 9 o'clock, after which dancing was enjoyed until after midnight. Punch was served through- out the evening. Alumnae Meeting The members of Mr. St. Mary's Alumnae will meet Wednesday after- aoen, January 7, at 2:30 o'clock, at the residence of the president, Mrs. q'homas Lafferty. This will be the initial meeting of the Alumnae Social Circle, and all members who possibly ,can are expected to be present. EPIPHANY COLLECTION :NOTICE A collection for the Negroes of Af- frica wil be taken up in all the churches of the .diocese on the Feast of Epiphany, January 6th. While the Feast of Epiphany is not now a holy day of obligation large congregations attend devotions on that day, and a small offering from all will ensure a generous amount for this worthy object. NEW SUPERINTENDENT FOR CALVARY CEMETERY Rev. H. H. Wernke Assumes D'rection of Local Burial Gronnd January 1 Rt. Rev. Bishop Morris has appoint- eel his secretary, Rev. Father H. H. Wernke, as Superintendent'of Calvary Cemetery, his duties to begin January 1, 1920. All transactions relative to the pur- chase of lots and their care, the burial of bodies and contingent events will So be up and read y to answer all the questions. Remember the census agents are not selling wares or trad- ing upon the information you are bound to give them. They are not "rubbernecks" but men and women au- thorized under law to do this work and are paid for its doing'. They are bound by laws too and are strictly answerable for all returns. They are inquisitive but their questions and or truthful answers, make for a national a'eney of incalculable value, which in more ways than we appreciate, works out to the betterment of oursele, our business, our associations and our government. Mr. R. E. Lee, of Lit- tle Rock, our Federal Census Inspector l'or Litle Rock, presents his side of the coming work, in the following ad- visory letter: Offce of Supervisor of Census Fifth District of Arkansas Jan. 2 Day for Starting Cens.s. It should be the d'uty as well as pleasure of each resident of the state to assist in the enumeration by ans- wering the enumerators truthfully. All information will he treated with the utmost confidence as the penalty for divulging such information is a fines of not less than $1.000 and two years in prison. It will NOT be used in taxation or appraisement, income or otherwise. Persons not apt to be at home between the hours of 7 a. m. and 6 p. m. should leave information Date and place of birth, mother and father's place of birth and the language they speak. R. E. Lee, Federal Census Inspector. Music is said to be the food of love-- but the grocery bills mount up just the same. . Church Calendar NEXT WEEK SUNDAY, JANUARY 4 ........................ I1OLY NAME OF JESUS MONDAY, JANUARY 5--_ ..... -- ................. VIGIL OF EPIPHANY TUESDAY, JANUARY 6 ............... EPIPHANYDAY OF DEVOTION WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7 .......... Within Octave of Epiphany, 2nd Day THURSDAY, JANUARY 8 ............ Within Octave of Epiphany, 3rd Day FRIDAY, JANUARY 9 ................ Within Octave of Epiphany, 4th Day SATURDAY, JANUARY 10 ........... Within Octave of Epiphany, 5th Day CHRISTMAS AT ST. VINCENT'S INFIRMARY Nurses and Children Have Christmas Trees. The Christmas festivities at St.' Vinccnt's Ihfirmary, High and Tenth streets, began Wednesday evening, December 24th. Nurse Sophia Edleman as Santa Clause and Nurse May Y])unts as Santa Claus' wife, both fitted out in appropriate costume and bells, assem- bled the nurses of the Institution in one of the large rooms on the main floor and there formally presented them with their Christmas tree heav- ily laden with the gifts of relatives, admiring friends" and grateful: pa- tients. Santa Claus in his bounty did not overlook the Sisters who have cbarge of the hospital, as every Sister in the house received one or more tokens of the high esteem in which they are held by the people of Little Rock. The day itself began early Christ- mas morning, for at five o'clock, all those able to attend assisted at the Solemn High Mass t]mt was cele- brated in the beautiful chapel of the Infirmary. Rev. Herman Wernke, Chaplain of the hospital, was the celebrating priest, assisted by Rev. George H. Mc- Dermott, ,,editor and maanger of the Guardian, as Deacon, and Chaplain Manning of Camp Pike as Sub-Dea- con. Father Wernke preached the ser- mon of the day, telling in well chosen words the message of "Peace to Men" that this feast signifies. At 6:30 and 7 o'clock Father Wern- ke celebrated the second and the third CITY-CHURCH DIRECT01ff Hours of DevoLion St. Andrew's Cathedral, corner Seventh and Louisiana streets--Sun- days: Masses at 7, 9 and 11 (high); evening services at 7:45; First Fri- day evening services at 7:45. Rt. Rcv. Men. Thos. V. Tobin, Rector; Rev. H. H. Wernke, Assistant. Residence 617 Louisiana s.treet. Phone 3799 Main. St. Edward's Church, corner Ninth and Sherman streets -- Sundays: Masses at 7, 8:30, ].0:30 (high); even- ing services 7:30; Friday evening ,ser- vices at 7:30. Rev. Maurus Rohner, O. S. B., Pastor; assistant, Dev. Leo Gerschwyle, O. S.B. Residence 813 Sherman. Phone M. 5089. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Ninth and Marshall--Sundays: Mass, es at 8 and 10 (high). Rev. P. H. Boyle, pastor. Residence 1615 W. Ninth. Phone 4411. St. Bartholomew's Church (colored) Sixteenth and Marshall streets--Sun- days: Masses, 7:30 and 10:30 (high); evening services at 5:30. Rev. J. J. Steinhauer, S. V. D., Pastor. Resi- dence 1615 West Sixteenth street. Phone M. 2994. St. Patrick's "Church, North Litth Rock, Seventh and Cypress streets-- Sundays: Masses at 8 and 10 (high); evening services at 7:30. Rev. A. Demurger, Pastor. Residence 706 Olive street Phone M. 4102. St. Mary's Church, North Little Rock, Fifteenth and Moss streets- Sundays: Masses at 8 and 10 (high,); Masses, it being the privilege of eve(y evening services at 7:30. Rcv Peter pr:est o celebrate three Masses on Bartodziej, Pastor. Residence Six- Christmas day. teenth and Moss streets. Phone M. After breakfast "the children con- 6686. --- fined in the hospital, were treated to [a sight of the Christmas tree thathad]interrupted his investigation of the been prepared for thein by the Sisters. toys that littered the white spread of and their presents were distributed. Here, as elsewhere, Christmas is es- pecially the children's day, and the children that were the're in other years are especially the paces who see that the childrens' ward is not forgotten. The following letter will explain this better than anything else: Redwood, Ark., Dec. 22, "1919. St. Vincent's Infirmary, Little Rock Dear Sistel: Herewith please'Ti'ml Postohce money order for ten dollars to help decorate.the Christmas tree in the Childrens' ward of St. Vincent's Infirmary. I am sending this small offering to keep up a practice started by my boy Will in the year 1910, just one year after the Christmas he spent under the care of the good Sisters at St. Vincent's. Sister, you remember Will, do you not ? The boy who ran away from his home here in Redwool, went to Little Rock, and there fell and broke his arm and was taken to your hospital, on the day before Christmas of 1909. You took him in., gave him the atten- t[on he needed and then obtained from him the information, that caused you to wire his mother and myself, thus relieving the anxiety we were under since our boy foolishly ran away. We arrived a* the Infirmary Christ- mas afternoon, and even after the years that have passed, I can still see the pretty Chri'stmas tree you had in the childrens' ward, and how really hppy our boy- was in spite o' the pain he suffered from his fractured arm. Sister, he never forgot that Christ- mas, and every year at this ime he sent you ten d olars for the children's Christmas: ree. Wil volunteered in the early months of the war, and in the spring" of 1918 was sent to France. We had our last letter from him in July, 1918, just be- fore he, was ordered to the St. Mihiel front He never came back His Buddy wrote me since that Will was one of the first "over the top" and that they buried him the next day. Sister, I am proud of that little boy who ran away years ago, and I know too, that were he here and alive today he would be sending you his remem- brance, so knowing his wish in this [ am sending it in his stead. Mrs. Cooper joins me in wishing ,rou and the Sisters associated with -oua very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Very sincerely yours, Tom Cooper. In the childrens' ward little Richard 'fie nine years, somewhat hampered by the necessity of remaining in bed, was nevertieless e]ljoyng the (lay. Ie his cot, long enough to give the in- formation that Santa Claus made his entrance through the window .ff the ward. as the room having no chimney, made his entrance in the customary manner impossible. Richard is quite an a'uthority on things pertaining to this part of the Infirmary as at pres- ent he is the oldest inhabitant, hay- ing been there a little over two weeks, so his statement as to the entrance of Santa Claus'must be accepted as final. Dinner, consisting of turkey and all the trimmings, was served to all, Sis- ters, nurses and patients, except in the few cases where somehm-d-heart- ed doctor refused to allow his patient to partake 6f the usual menu of the day. The afternoon and evening were en- [joyed by all as every one received vmts from frmnds and relatives. ha Christmas brings its joys even to a hospital was evidenced by the remark of a young lady patient, who although very sick, said nevertheless that this was the happiest Christmas she had ever spent. OBITUARY I Patr'ck J. O'Brien Patrick J. O'Bren, one of the city's espected citizens, died on Wednesday, Dec.ember 24, at 4:30 p. m:, after a prolonged illness. " Mr. O'Brien was a resident of Lit- tie Rock since 1875, coming here fronl Memphis, Tenn. Ie was employed in the tailoring establishment of Laffer- ty & Raleigh, but a few years later I engaged in business for himself, and for a number of years was the leading tailor of the city. He was married shortly after com- ing to Little Rock to Miss Annie Cavanaugh. Of this union there were no children. His wife and seven nieces sul,ive him. He was a substantial member of St. Andrews Cathedral and was al- ways closely identified with all church activities. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Lodge No. 812. His funeral took place from the Ca- thedral, at 9:30 o'clock, Friday morn- ing, the Mass of Requiem being sung by Monsignor T. V. Tobn. The pall- bearers were: F. J. Donohue, W. H. Holt, James Ginocchio, Michael Mar- tin, Robert Newell, E. H. Reville and John H. Vick. The interment took place in Mt. ttolly Cemetery. Mary Louise McNeil Mary Louise McNeil, aged 9 years ,Fed at tbe residence of her wr,t:; Air. md Mrs. S. J. McNeil, 1311 Bar- II II The smaller checking accounts are given the most careful detail attention at this bank, where good service is the rule. The checking accounts of small businesses solicited. Union and Mercantile Trust Company Second and Louisiana Street ber avenue at midnight Thursday. Besides her parents she is survived by one brother, Joseph, and by one sister, Alhertine. She was the grand- daughter of Mr. and M;s. George Hart, 910 East Ninth street. Funeral services wcre held from St.. Edward's Church, Saturday morning at 9:36 o'clock, Rev. Father Maurus Rohner in charge. Burial was made in the family lot in Calvary cemetery. Paul T. Dillon Paul T. Dillon, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Dillon, 1000 Woodrow avenue, died in St. Louis Friday afternoon at 5 o'clock. Death was due to pneu- monia. Besides his parents, he is survived by one sister, Miss Helen, and three brothers, Leo, Will and Rollie. Funeral sel-ices were held Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock from Good Council Church, Rev. P. H. Boyle in charge The pall bearers were: Joe and James Murphy, Paul and Charles Coyne, Ben and Earl Booth, John Younger and Pete Lowery. Burial in Calvary Ceme- tery. DR. LORENZO P. GIBSON Death of Notable Physician--Valued Friend of St. Vincent's Infirmary Each generation has its best known and general favorite among the sev- eral walks of life, whose name has been a "household word" on the lips of the old and the young. Each com- munity has its frequently and promin- ently mentioned resident whose fame and name stands for the tone and type of its citizenry. Often, perhaps most often, name and fame is of a public official, one with the limelight of pub- licity given to his every act and word. Such names for a time are in the fore- ground, on the surface of our memo- ries, but they are of the passing, and soon give way to others. Once in a great while we find that there ha s been one among us, whom we thought we knew, and considel.d him known to everybody as we knew him, but only when death has taken him from us. do we appreciate the fact, that he was even more to us than we rea- lized, and in mentioning this to others, we discover that he was even more to them. Then we have it forced upon us, that he must have been a great man. This consideration of name and fame was brought home to Little Rock and Arkansas on Monday last, when announcement was made of the death of Doctor Lorenzo P. Gibson. Then was it, that his worth took on its full appreciation in his loss. Doctor Gib- son of Little Rock dead, gave him a place, city-wide and state-wide, in the minds and hearts of the thousands on thousands, who had cause so often to remember Doctor Gibson living, ad- finistering, sympathizing, con:oling, co-operating in the most serious events in their own lives, and the lives of others near and dear to them. His skill and virtue as a physician made him near and dear to all of us. In his death we know that we have lost a great doctor, a true friend, a most worthy citizen, whose memory will be of a blessing unto our home, our city and our state, as were his life efforts ever active for the health and happi- ness of these same homes. Perhaps, outide of his own famil. circle, Doctor Gibson will be missed more at St. Vincent's Infirmary, thor in other places. For years he made the Infirmary a veritable home in as much as he fathered there as a doctor ad as a friend. In him the Sisters of Charity always found a zealous co- operator in all the affairs of the hos- pital, which made for t'he well-being of the institution, its nursing staff and its patients. Truly did he make St. Vincent's his "workshop," wherein he wrought with skill and kind patience his wonderful success as a pradtioner The recent organization of the hospi- tal staff, placed him in tbe position o* head of the medical division and great were the fond hopes of future better- ment for St. Vincent's upon tis mo?t orthy selection of a leader. B'ut God in His goodness willed otherwise, and good Doctor Gibson's death leaves St. Vincent's Infirmary, Sisters, doctors, nurses and patients in sincere sorrow over the loss of a generous, broad- minded, devoted physician, councillor and friend. With Little Rock, with Arkansas, St. Vincent's Infirmary mourns the loss {of Doctor Lorenzo P. Gibson, and to his dear wife and family are extended the condolence of those fflo now with them sincerely feel this great bereavement. O Mystic Rose, what tree, Or flower, e'en the fairest Is half so fair as thee ? O let me, though so lowly, Recite my Mother's fame; When wicked men blaspheme thee, I'll love and bless thy name. --Father Wyse. WA'RNING ORDER In the Pulaski Chancery Court State of Arkansas, County of Pulaski Annie Dozier, Plaintiff, vs. No. 25150 Sam Dozier, defendant. The defendant, Sam Dozier, s warn- ed to appear in this Court within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Annie Dozier. W. S. BOONE, Clerk, J. A. 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