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PAGE 10 THE GUARDIAN, JANUARY 3, 1969 Dallas University Scholarship Winner Miss Sharon Bourne of Little Rock, above, was the 1967 winner of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women's scholarship to the University of Dallas, Texas. The deadline, January 10, is approaching. The full-tuition scholarship is valued at $3,800 -- $950 a year. Any Catholic senior boy or girl attending a pub- lic, private or parochial school is eligible for the scholarship. For application forms write to D.C.C.W. Contest Committee, 638 Skyline Drive, North Little Rock, Ark. Turning Up a Calendar A workman carefully cleans plaster from an ancient Roman calendar found recently below the fourth century Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome during repair work. The days for each month are listed; so far three months have been found and ex- perts believe an entire year will be discovered. (NC Photo) U.S. Leads in Belief in Go Princeton, N. J. (NC) -- The percentage of Americans who hold fundamental Christian beliefs far exceeds the percentage in 11 other Christian nations, accord- ing to a recent Gallup survey. In the U. S. 98 percent say they believe in God; 73 percent in life after death; 65 percent in hell, and 60 percent in the devil. The only nation which comes close or exceeds these figures is Greece, in which 96 percent believe in God; 57 percent in life after death; 62 percent in hell, and 67 percent in the devil. The Gallup survey was taken in 12 nations from July toNovember, from 49 to 38 percent 1966. two decades. According to the survey, Am- Some current ericans have been fairly constant those who belive in God: in their beliefs, while a drastic 98; Greece, 96; change has taken place in many Britain, 77; France European nations. Sweden, 60. In the United States, for ex- In life after death: U. ample, 68 percent believe in life Greece, 57; Holland, 50; after death in 1948, compared 38; and France, 35. with 73 percent in 1968. In hell: U. S., 65; In France, however, the per- Holland, .8; Britain, 9.3; centage dropped from68to35 22; andSweden, 17 percent; in the Netherlands from In the devil: Greece, 6' 68 to 50 percent; in Norway from 60; Holland, 29; 71 to 54 percent and in Britain Sweden, 21; and Pope Declares Retreats More Important Than Vatican City (NC) -- Pope Paul VI has asserted that the importance of spiritual retreats is growing in these hectic times. He said: "The pedagogical, spiritual and religious function of spiritual re- treats is growing in importance the more that life is, first, absorbed by outward activity; second, the more life is intense and without respite and finds rest and re- cuperation only in amusement and physical restoration, but without personal reflection; and, third, the more the stimuli of the senses and dishonest stimuli multiply and press upon us." The Pope was speaking to mem- bers of the Italian Federation for Spiritual Retreats, who to Rome for the general assembly. At the same time in of the Benedictions, he ceived several other cluding members of the tional Council of the Union of the Clergy and from Highland Park High in New Jersey. Fort Smith Church Guide Holyday Masses: 5:30, 6:15, 7:15 and 8:30 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. First Fridays: 6:00 and 6:00 A.M. First Saturdays: 6:00 and 8:00A.M. Confessions: Saturdays 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. and 6:45 to 8:00 P.M. Eve of Holydays and First Fri- days: 4:00 to 6:00 and 7:00 to 8:45 P.M. IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, Head of Garrison Avenue. Sunday Masses, 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 and lZ Noon. Holyday Masses, 6:00 and 8:00 h.M. 12:05 and 5:30 P.M. First Fridays, 7:00 and 8:00. Miraculous Medal de- votion. Wednesday after Mass. Confessions; Saturdays, 3: 30-5:00, 7:30 - 8:30 P.M. Thursday before First Friday and Eve of Holy- days 4: 30-5: 30, 7: 30-8: 30. ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, 1822 North 8th Street. Sunday Mass: 10 A. M. Holy day Mass to be announced. ST. BONIFACE CHURCH, 182-0 North B Street. Sunday Masses: 6:00, 7:45, 9:30 and 11:00 A.M. CHRIST THE KING, 1930 South Greenwood Avenue, Sunday Masses: 7:00. 8:00. 9:30. 10:30 and 11:30 &M. and 5:30 P.M. Holydays: 7:00, 8:00, 9:.30 and 10:30 &M. and 5:30 P.M. First Friday: 7:00, 8:00 and 11:?.5 h.M. Weekdays (Schooldays) ll:P.5 A.M. CLINTON FURNITURE CO. 919 Rogera Ave. Fort Smith Phone SU 3-8281 South Africa to Deport Priest Food Center Produce Exchange "For Those Who Care To Save" Cape Town, South Africa (NC) The priest took part in assis- 1120 GARRISON -- Owen Cardinal McCaan of Cape tance given Africans relocated Fort Smith Arkansas Town has voiced a protest to the to an area near the seminary un- South African government against der a South African policy of sag- its termination of residence in legation, organizing the provi- FOREST no.,w,'rc runamv this country by a Dutch professor sion of food, clothing and building LUMBER AND UILDING SUPPLIES 1100-1300 Wheeler Avenue Phone SU 2.7209 Fort Smith, ArkenaAa JAKE GRAMLICH, Manager J i ARKANSAS VALLEY INSURANCE COMPANY INSURANCE -- REAL ESTATE -- HOME LOANS Clarence M. Sharum. Insurance Chas. L. Keck - Home Loans 615 GARRISON Aw. FORT SMITH Phone SU 3-1114 at St. Peter's seminaryin Ham- manskraal. The government has ordered Father Rob Van der Hart, O.P., to leave South Africa by Jan. 31, 1969, giving no specific reason for the order but indicating, through the interior department, that Father Van tier Hart's con- tinued presence in the country is regarded as undesirable. Father Van der Hart, trained at Nljmegen, The Netherlands, has been on the seminary staff for the past four years. He is well known in South Africa for his lectures on contemporary thought, modern philosophy and philoso- phical theology. He has also been active in ecumenical affairs. materials for the displaced per- sons. Forest &l fires burn a hole in your money ,, HELP PREVENT "la II e FOREST FIRES ,, IN THE SOUTH Confessions: Saturday, Feasts and First Fridays, 5:00 P.M. and 7:00 to 8:00 and before all Masses. i *** VAN BUREN, St. Church. Sunday Mass:. Holyday Masses: 6:30 h.l 6:00 P.M. JENNY LIND, Sts. Mary Church. Sunday A.M. Holyday Mass; 1 BARLING, Sacred Heart o" Church, two Masses every at 6:30 and 6:00 A.M. 4M0| Mass: 8:00 &M. and 6:30j "'v" i The Fentre00 Mortuary 1805 North A. Streef! )he LO PHONE SU 3-6171 i Fort Smith Arks _-"" ' ) 1C .,, fl[,dl HEATING I NTA CONTRAC | REPAIRINO Residential..___ Co..._ rome Automatic Control Specialists , Bender Never A opy The Guard Pass It O