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PAGE TWO THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 1923. "rl SOCIAL J L .... 2 .................... AND J ............ ..... PERSONAL Tr.7 r ,LJ, ...... . i " _ .... 1|, , , HERMAN DURST, DRUGGIST 924 E. Ninth St. Phone 21300 The Philomatheia Society will meet Monday, JaauaxT 8th, at 3 p. m. in the K. C. club rooms, 609 Scott St. There will be a Benefit Card Party at the Parish Hall, Ninth and Bishop St., Monday afternoon, January 15th. Roy. Father Fuertges of the Pro- tectory, Armstrong Springs, was a visitor in the city on Wednesday. Miss Madonna Burnett will return to Visitation Academy Sunday night, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Burnett. Rev. Father Paul, O. S. B., left Lit- tle Rock early Wednesday morning on the Rock Island "Subiaco Special" with the returning students. Miss Cesarine Rusener, of St. Vin: cent's, Ark., who for the past three weeks has been the guest of relatives in 'the city, returned home last Wed- nesday. The St. Vincent's Aid Society will meet Monday afternoon, January 8th, at 3 o'clock at St. Vincent's Infirm- ary. All members are urged to be present. Miss Mary McCabe, 2115 Arch street, is listed at St. Vincent's In- firmary as a surgical, patient. Late reports tell of her serious, yet hope- ful operation. Robert Peters delightfully enter rained at a watch party Sunday even- ing at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. PeterS, 820 Summit ave. Games were played until about 12 o'clock when favors were distribut- ed and a delicious luncheon in courses was served. About forty guests were present. NOTABLE SCRIPTURAL STUDY WRITTEN BY FRANCISCAN PRIEST (By N. C. W. C. News Service) "Wshington, D. C., Jan. 2.The re- turn of Dr. Henry Hyvernat from Rome, following the completion of his work at the Vatican Library in con- nection with the Coptic manuscripts of J, Pierpont Morgan, has served to increase interest in notable scriptural works done recently by students of the Catholic University under the di- rection of Dr. Hyvemat and other dis- :: tinguished scriptural scholars. According to savants, few have been more interesting from the viewpoint of textual criticism, than that of the Roy. Dr. Joseph Francis Rhode, O. F. M., now stationed at the old mission Santa Barbara, whose dissertation on "The Arabic Versions of the Penta- teuch ib the Church of ]gypt," sub- mitred for the degree ok doctor of philosophy at the University, has been accorded a high place. In the course of the work, eighteen manuscripts of the Arabic and Copto-Arabic versions ' of the Pentateuch were examined, rep:- 'resenting the use of the Egyptian ,. ,' Church duringthe centuries which fol- lowed the conquest of the Nile Valley by Arabic-speaking Islam. From the eighth to the tairteenth century the Greek Septuagint version of.the 'Old Testament and the Coptic vernacular'version of the same were forced out of daily use by the Moslem " eonquerorB of the Christian Coptic !(: : Jpopulatfon. Critical students of the " )Id Testament text have made but little use of the Arabic versions, and i the work of Dr. Rhode promises to be of great value to these students, supplementing, as it does, hitherto vague and indirect knowledge of the Arabic versions of the Pentateuchs /" oft he Egyptian Church. Though he does not enter upon a etafled stucly of the age, origin and lations of the versions, Dr. many important collusions in his dissertation. New editions  of the modem Arabic Bible, beth Catholic d'Protestant; are ex- p0cted to profit by the exact and la- borious studies, for which Dr. Rhode utflized the Arabic scripture manu- scripts of the National Library at Paris, the Vatican, the Oxford and the Mueum libraries. In his in- Dr. Rhode acknowledged assisnee given him by two Cath- olic University professors, Dr. Franz Joseph Coin, professor of Sacred and Dr. Romanus Butin, professor of Somatic Lan- has lITTLE ORPHANS AT ST. JOSEPH'S MADE MERRY Sisters Grateful to Many Friends Who Help Them Make Cheerful the Christmastide--Card of Thanks for All. Christmas at the Orphanage Christmas at the St. Joseph's Or- phanage was indeed a merry one, a day of joy and happiness for all the children and dear old people, Sister, in fact for everyone in any way con- nected with the institution. Midnight Mass The day's festivities began with a Midnight Mass, celebrated by the Rev. Thee. Edwards,, all the Catholic mem- bers receiving Holy Communion. The chapel was beautifully decor- ated with fqrns 'and pink carnations, the Crib, the children's greatest de- light, was nestled amid a scene of pine and holly illumined with the many clored electric lights. All day the patter of little feet was heard go- ing to see "Little Jesus." Awaiting Santa Claus * After mass all were offto bed, to sleep and to wait with anxiously open eyes the coming of daylight in an- ticipation of the real pleasures of the day. A large Christmas tree beautully ornamented and heavily laden ith presents for all greeted their vision at the entrance in the morning. Fine Dinner A magnificent dinner,, the gift of the ladies of the Cathedral Aid, was prepared by our good Sister Vincent and four assistant girls, consisting of a bounteous supply of those viands, which though they may not come oft- en, when they do come appeal to the appetite and tickle the palate of the. ordinary boy and girl, was served at noon. Guest of Shriners In the afternoon the children were the guests of the Shriners. Here Santa met the little folks and, according to his custom, liberally gave gopdies and toys to each one. This brought us up to nightfall, when, after supper, all were happy and tired enough to retire for the night. We wish all our friends and benefac- tors a Happy New Year in the full- est sense of the word. We sincerely hope that the year 1923 will be for each and everyone replete with suc- cess, prosperity and happiness. A Word of Thanks To the many kind friends who re- membered the orphanage at Christmas time. manifesting their generosity through the medium of gifts for the children, as well as by contributions towards defraying of expenses of the institution, we wish here to give pub- lic expression of our thanks and deep gratitude. They certainly added to the happi- ness of our Christmas, and it is our fervent prayer that their charitable kindness may merit and receive the reward proniSed to those who per- form a work of charity in His name. Students of St. John's Semicary $42.00. Mr. Ed Fette--$25.00. Mr. John M. Gracie--$10.00. Mr. R. L. Berry--J10.00. Rev. Gee. H. McDermott, $10.00. Rev. Thos. Edwards$10.00. , Rev. Albert L. Fletcher$10.00. Mr. Frank Andrews--J10.00 I Miss C. Snyder$5.00. Mrs. Kate Berry$5.00. Mr. Gee. W. Wetsell$5.00. Mrs. Joe Eiden$5.00. Mrs. P. T. Coffey$5.00. Mrs. G. W. McGlynn$3.00. Mrs. J. Harding--.$1.00. Miss F. Morris$2.00. The Cathedral Aid gave the com- plete Christmas dinner. Mr. John M;Graeie, 1 case oranges; I. barrel apples, 8 doz. towels, 8 doz. handkerchiefs. Mr. Steve Mullenl sack potatoes, 1 sack flour, 1 ham, 1 case oranges. Girls' Club, Jonesboro, Ark.13 dolls and doll dresses. "Mr. and Mrs. A. BrizzotaraI crate oranges. Unknownl pail candy, 10 Lasance Prayer Books. Mrs. Martinl case toilet soap. A. A. Halderl case oranges, Mrs. C. C, Rothl case oranges. Elks50 pair of shoes. Roy. H. H. Wernke, 50 Ibs. candy, 1 box goodies. N. Dufuss--1 large Christmas bas- ket. A. Metraila Co.--15 pair shoes. The Harvard 'i astronomers who the oly one', In the world. The have located a new universe six hun- dred thousand trillion miles from the earth .will be needed later to figure the,total issues f marks aM rublea Cincinnati Enqpirer. 00aint 00obn'e 0000minary u r st s SECURING FOR THE DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK THE EDLrCATION AND TRAINING OF WORTHY ECCLESI- ASTICAL STUDENTS IN ST. JOHN'S SEMINARY FOR THE PRIESTHOOD OF ARKANSAS. A Bue Is a Sum of Money invested and Drawing Enough lnter- es$ Always to Provide Board, Lodging, and Traing for One Seminarian. Any Fll Burse r Share in An Incomplete Burs May Be Do- g, ted in Memory of the Deceased. New Buvses or Donaticms Toward An Ineorvplete Burse WI Be Gratefully Received and Reoorded. ST. JOHN'S SEMINARY BURS] COMPLETE "r. MARY'S PARISH BURSE, Hot Springs $5,000.00 MONSIGNOR TOBIN BURSE, Little Rock .................. |,0O0.00 ANNIE JONES BURSE, Pine Bluff 5,000.00 MARY HOLLAND-CRAIG BURSF_ Pine Bluff ............ 5,000.00 JOHN M. GRACIE BURSE, Little Rock .............. [,000.00 INCOMPLETE BISHOP BYRNE BURSE 500.00 ST. JOHN'S ALUMNI BURSE .................................... $900.00 " INFORMATION AND DONATIONS Request for further informatmn regarding any or all matters partatabtg to the  foundation of Bursas and the benefits shared by contributers and like- wi all donations should be cent to the Rector, Very Ray. W. H. Arc*z, S. T. D., St. John's Seminary, Twenty-fifth and State Streets, Little Roe.k, ArkammL Church Calendar - ,, ' /VEX T W00EK Sunday, January 7FIRST SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY--St. Lucian, martyr, was born at Samosata in Syria. lie gaye his inheritance to the poor and entered the religious life. He revised the books of the Old and New Testaments, thus preparing the way for St. Jerome's later work, the Latin translation known as "The Vulgate." Having been denounced as a Christian, he was tortured for twelve whole days. Me finished his glorious caree in prison. Monday, January 8--St. Apellinaris, the Apologist, was Bishop of Hierapolis in PhprgLa. He is best known for his noble apology for the Christian religion, addressed to the Emperor Marcus Aurelius ,about 175, soon after the miraculous victory which the Emperor had obtained over the Quadi through the prayers of tl]e Christians. The date of the Saint's death is notknown. Tuesday, January 9---SS. Julian and Basilissa, although married, lived by mutual consent in perpetual chastity. They gave themselves up to works of charity and mercy, converting their house into a hospital in which they sometimes cared for a thousand persons. Basilissa survived seven persecutions and died in peace; 'Julian lived for many years after her death and finally received the crown of martyrdom. Wednesday, January 10---St. William, Archbishop, came from the illustrious family of the ancient Counts of Nevers. He joined the Cistercians and became Abet of Chaalis. When he was chosen to be Archbishop of Bourges, he refused to accept the honor and only consented after the Pope and his General, the Abbot of Citeaux, commanded him to do so. He lived in a most austere manner. After his death, his body was interred in the cathedral and, 'being honored with many miracles, was taken up in 1217 and in the year following he was canonized byPope Honorius III. Thursday, January llSt. Theodosius, the Cenooriarch, was born in Cap- padocia in 43." He entered the religious life and eventually became Superior of the religious communities of Palatine. He was noted fo" his great meekness and humbleness of spirit. He died at the age of 106. Friday, Janary 12St. Aelred, Abbot, left the court of Saint David, King of Scotland, to join the Cistercian order. He rigorously observed the austere rule, of that order and finally became the founder and Abbot of Rieveaux, the most austere monastery in England. He died in 1167. Saturday, January 13--St. Veronica of Milan, was the daughter of a peasant family near Milan. She was blessed with constant ecstacies and visions, which, however, did not interfere with her daily labors. She was ad- mitted as a lay-sister in the convent of St. Martha at Milan Her duties were to beg through the city for the sustenance of the sisters in the Convent. She died in 1497 on the day she had foretold. OBITUARY WILLIAM E. TWOHEY CALLED IN DEATH Well Known Business Man of Little Rock Stricken as He Enters His Home After Anxious Visit to Doe- death came to the strikened one, due to a very weakened heart. Mr. Twohey was born in Stratford, N. H., and has resided in Arkansas for over eight years, where he was engaged in business activities in Lit- tie Rock and other sections. The lat- ter years found him holding the re- tor's Office. sponsible position as auditor for the  Pierce Corporation, Boyle Building, Little Rock. The closing hours of the old year added to the quota of the, Surprising I He is survived by his wife, nee Miss Marie Regina Susanka, and two sons, events of 1922 when the community[ William E., Jr., and George Albert. was shocked by the announcement of / William is a student at the Jesuit Col L. the sudden death of Mr. William E. lege of St. Mary's, Kansas, George resides at home. Twohey of 423 East Ninth street, early in the evening of Friday, Dec. 29. The deceased was division auditor for the Pierce Oil Corporation and at- tended to his usual duties' at the of- fice, although complaining of a slight indisposition as he left his home on Friday morning. After luncheon he became anxious over his condition and consulted his physician, who advised More than usual sympathy is ex- prssed over Mr. Twohey's death, since by it three sisters of the Suskana family, prominent in Little Rock church and social drc]es for years, have been widowed within five years. They are Mrs: Twohey Mrs. Jas. Hes- ton and Mrs. Thomas W. Gannon. Mr. Twohey's body was removed to the Gannon-Heston residence , 116 West Eleventh street, whence it was escorted to St. Andrew's Cathedral on him to repair to his home for reme- Monday, New Year's Day by a large dial rest. He 'phoned Mrs. Twohey of funeral cortege of relatives and his decision and was soon seen ap- proaching the house. Mountin$ the steps he passed the bell button, a most unusual action, and his wife has- toned to meet him. As she opened the door, Mr. Twohey collapsed and was carried to a couch, when his serious ,condition was observed and messages sent for the priest and doctor. Fa- ther Moran, of the Cathedral, Was at his aide.in a few moments, Just in time to administer the Sacraments, whn friends, directed by J, J. Healy of Healy & Roth. At 10:30 the festive ceremonies of the New Years Masses gave way to ORD0 FOR 1923 $1.00, Postpaid Bookerv--Little Rock the mournful touch of death, with a Solenm High Mass of Requiem for the repose of Mr. Twohey's soul. The Mass was offered by Roy. Jas. P. Mo- ran of the Cathedral, with Rev. John P. Fisher, secretary to Bishop Morris, as deacon, and Rev. Edward P. Garri- ty of Little Rock College, sub-deacon. Roy. Thomas A. Keany of Little Rock College, directed the ceremonies. Rt. Rev. Monsignor Thee. V. Tobin, D. D., of St. John's Seminary, and Rev. Gee. H. McDermott, of The Guardian, were seated in the sanctuary. Final burial services took place in the family lot at Calvary cemetery, with the prayers recited by Father Moran. assisted by Fathers McDer- mott and Garrity. The pall bearers were: Active--J. E. Bacon, W. E. Talbert, Ben Ash, R. M. Hope, C. O. Fink and R. A. Pow- ers; honoraryR. E. Lee, Carl Kol- noski, T. B: Johnson, R. L. Hood, Joe Whitley, and J. R. Larmour. CHURCH ATTENDANCE AND BIBLE READING INSTEAD oF PRISON (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Washington, Dec. 30.--Church at- tendance was made a condition of es- cape from prison sentences by two judges during the past week, one of the officials also prescribing a course in Bible reading. Judge Clarence Dearth of Muncie, Indiana, suspended sentence passed upon a prisoner con- victed of stealing an automobile in that city with the proviso that the prisoner attend Sunday school regu- larly and at least one church service a month. At Jerseyville, Ill., Judge 'Chapman of the Jersey County Court, declared that hereafter persons obtaining pa- roles will be required to attend church every Sunday and read the Bible every day. They will be required to pass an examination to test their fulfillment of the latter condition. PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS. STAMP OUT TUBER-: CULOSIS WlTIt CHRISTMAS The misery and want and w0e! gendered by, that terrible mankindTUBERCULOSIS, is er in its toll of life and its of sorrow than the world's wal',': The educational campaign on by the National, State Tuberculosis Associations for 13' diagnosis, segregation ndl treatment of those dread disease, has cut the in the United States in the past 15 years and people to the of forward the work stamping out this cs ease. That the total death berculosis in this by 100,000 last year, value of what the ciation is doing. Arkansas' toll of lives 3,000. 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