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PAGE TWO i i i i i i i I ili l i I< 00ights of Columbus State Council By 3. P. Reynolds Six hundred councils and twenty-four jurisdiction filled forty per cent of their assigned quota, in the membership drive. Arkansas unfortunately was not listed among them, but we didn't miss it much; we made 34.4 per cent. The forty per cent was set as a mark to be reached by December 31, 1942, so too much wouldn't be left over for the New Year's work; making the going that much easier for those councils who are determined' to complete their quota before the dead-line Jtme 30th. What others have done we can do. There never was a time when solidarity among Catholic laymen was more necessary than now when organization and under- standing was more essential. Msgr. Sheen said when we have defeated Totalitarianism and barbarism there remains two great phil- osophies of life or idealogies: the secularist or senate view, and the Christian view. The first would attempt to build a new life on this earth, from a materialistic view, without the influence of re- ligious guides or moral standards. The second would make the Chris- tian ideal the guiding spirit, in which the individual man, con- scious of his natural and inalien, able rights, would yet realize his personal responsibility to an In- finite God, and govern his words, acts or omissions accordingly. Let's strengthen our lines and increase our number; let's make practical Catholicity dominate our individual lives, so that coopera- tive Catholicity. may mark the, ef- forts of our order, and become an influence and a power for good in our respective communities. Let's make the Knights of Columbus what it was intended to be, an ap- pealing and helpful means where- by . adequate expression may be given, to cooperative Catholic: thought and action, under the guidance of our Church. ,, : Arkansas State Council C K THIRD DEGREE COUNCILS NEWS ACTIVITIES IN THE" STATE OF ARKANSAS Council 812 Regular meeting of Council next Tuesday night, January 19th. All Members are urged to be present. This Council at its last regular meeting acted favorably upon the suggestion to attend Holy Com- munion quarterly, in line with the Supreme Council's recommenda- tions. Mr. Thee. J. Arnold, is Chairman, of the Catholic Activity program, and he is sponsoring tnis Quarterly Holy Communion ac- tivity. All Members should en- deavor to put this beautiful prac- tice into effect. State Deputy, Alber Ernst's letter: regarding Resolutions was read and acted upon favorably at our last meeting. Grand Knight, Helbron, appointed Robert S. Peters, E. J. Pope, Sr., and George H. Mather, as Committee on Reso- lutions to handle to a conclusion. Deputy Grand Knight, J.J. Raley, who is Chairman of the Membership Committee, advised that it might be possible to have a Major Degree Initiation soon, provided the Members would take it upon themselves to become ac- tive along the lines outlined by Grand Knight, Helbron. The new plan as outlined is enticing and should bring results. Brother Wm. Mitchell, who was General Chairman of the Orphan's Christmas Party, sponsored by this Council, gave a full report on what had been accomplished, and full credit was given to those whose help made the Party such a grand success. Brother M. J. Dillon, 3700 West 14th Street, is now an Honorary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus. Congratulations Mike. Other Members who have attained this Degree of Knighthood, are W. H. Jarrett, 1514 Main St., Steve J. Mullen, Sr., 709 High St., and EdL. Younger, 1023 Louisiana St. Brother John Stemick, 623 East 17th St., was a visitor at the Club yesterday. It is now Private John Stemick, for the time being. John is attached to the Medical Division at Camp Robinson, and is looking fine. This Council during the past week was visited by the following out of town members: John P. Arend, Aurora, Ill., Council No. 736, P. H. Caffrey, Oklahoma City, Okla., Council 1038, R. J. Wund- rock, Pere Marquettee, Council 534, Milwaukee, Wis., Lieut. D. L. Pigeon, Hot Springs, Ark., Little Rock Council 812. Advice has been received that Brother Richard Deutsch, 3323 High Street, has passed the Ameri- can Institute's examination and is now a State Certified Public Ac- countant. Mr. Deutsch has joined the Accounting firm of Joe Bond & Co., as a Senior Accountant specializing in Tax Incomes. Private Tom W. Newton, Jr., 811 Dennison St., has advised his Brother Knights that he has been reinitiated into the Army, and is with Co. D., 53rd, Bn. Camp Wait- ers, Texas. Tom wrote among the things he was requested to locate were: The Key to the Parade Grounds; a set of Sky Hooks; a Pie Stretcher; a Retreat Button and the Cannon Report. Tom is still full of dry humor and we are all glad to hear from him and wish him well, and we feel his intel- ligent mind will find a high rating in the service before very long. Papal Honor Bestowed On K. Of C. Official New York. (E)--Joseph F. Lamb of this city, Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Columbus, received the insignia of Knight Commander of the Order of St. Gregory the Great from the hands of the Most Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Arch- bishop of New York, in ceremonies held at the Archbishop's residence. A brief, dated January 22, 1942, signed by His Eminence Luigi Cardinal Maginal Maglione, Papal Secretary of State, conferring the honor on Mr. Lamb, was presented at the ceremonies. out doubt the main point of the eleven, as the education of Priests is the most important for with- out Priests the Church could not function. Whenever your Parish Priest announces a collection for the Seminary be sure to go the limit your purse will allow, for you can rest assured that God will reward you a hundredfold for what you have done for one of His Priests. Mrs. Mary Burke, of Pocahontas, Second Vice President of the Ark- ansas State Council, was a Little Roqk visitor Monday, attending a Ladies' Ready to Wear Manu- facturers Display and Salesroom and reports buying a large stock Rev. Alphonse Mueller, O.S.B., spiritual director, Charleston : T. J. Arnold, president Park Hill. No. Little Rock G. H. Kenkel, secretary, Brlnklay Leo Hammer, treasurer, Ft. Smith J. J. Duerr, let vice-president. Charleston Mrs Mary Burke, 2nd vice.president, Pocahontas Victor Kordsmeier, 3rd vice-presldent, Morrllton Mr. George H. Steimel, state organizer, reports Arkansas has passed all other State Organiza- tions of our Order in increase of new members. The leaders in the drive for new members are: Bruno Lienhart, Morrilton; Henry Boerner, Su- biaco; John Vorster, Paris; and W. E. Tyler, of Conway. On April 23rd of this year the Catholic Knights of America will celebrate its 66th anniversary and a drive for new members is now in preparation. The Supreme Convention of the Order will be held in May of this year at Houston, Texas, the home of the Supreme President, W. E. Byrnes. " Branch No. 1005 of Shoal Creek held installation of its newly elect- ed officers on last Wednesday evening. The officers are as fol- lows: Spiritual Director, Rev. Fa- bian Diersing, O.S.B.; Past Presi- dent, Harry Kirchner; President, Henry Friga, Jr.; Vice l=h'esident, Mrs. Rose Kremer; Chaplain, Mrs. Rose Koch; Recording Sbc'ty, Adolph Fritchie; Financial Sec'ty, Anton Anhalt; Treasurer, Leonard' Kremer; Escort, John L. Koch; Guard, John Anhalt; Trustee, Miss Annie Anhalt, George Anhalt, and Mrs. Marie Anbalt. They are planning an Initiation as they have a good class of candidates. Next meeting to be held Sun- day afternoon, January 10th. The Spiritual Director, Father Fabian Diersing, O.S.B., was born "Deep in the Heart of Texas" and proud of it. Mr. August Probst, Jr., mem- ber and former President of Branch No. 79, has gained Nation- al prominence in that he is first Vice-President of the National Beauty and Barber Supply In- stitute Inc., and next in line for National President. In the Institute's 1942 Year Book just issued, Mr. Probst has en extensive article on Buying and selling supplies under war time conditions" which is very inter- esting. Congratulations to "Augy" and hope that he will attain to the honor of being the National President at this year's conven- tion. Miss Bobble Ehemanl Leo J. Byrne and T. J. Arnold attended the quarterly District Meeting of the Arkansas State Fraternal Con- gress Of which the C.K. of A. have been members since its organiza- tion many years ago. This meet- ing was held Monday the llth, at of latest merchandise for her the Lafayette Hotel. . Ready-to-Wear shop. The fourth in the series of I Miss Theresa Eheman, member eleven points given the Catholic ] of the Atkins Branch. was a visitor Union by the Most Reverend Bish- I to the Capital City and house I| , , Op is Interest in St. John s Home guest of the T. J. Arnold s in Park Missions Seminary". This is with- Hill. THE GUARDIAN, JANUARY 15, i 943 i Pupils Continue In Purchase Of War Stamps Little Rock.-- A drive toward the sale of War Stamps last week brought in the sum total of $92.15 at St. Andrews Cathedral School. The following pupils are on the War Savings Stamps Honor Roll for the first week in January: Larry Johnston, $2.10; Virus Bar- re, $4.80; Theresa Cia, $18.60; +Carolyn Keatts, $8.00; Angela :Belotti, $6.00; Susannah Myers. $1.00; Bobby Massery, $2.00; Stoney Jackson, $1.00; John Louis Segalla, $3.00; Alvin Bujarski, $1.00; Geraldine Massery, $5.00; Philip Johnson, $2.70; Raymond Bujarski, $1.00; John Lock, $4.20; Dickie Massery, $1.00; Bobby Hef- fernan, $1.10; Sam Strickland, $1.40; Dickie Ellington, $1.50; iAnita Gullett, $9.60; Grace Booth, $2.00; Mary Myers, $1.00; Steve Batiste, $1.00; Dorothy Massery, $1.20; James Browning, $1.00; Joseph Biltz, $1.00; Billy Simpson, $1.50; Dick Wakins, $1.00; Tommy Kemp, $4.00; Rose Marie Hess, $1.10. A large number of other pup- ils bought War Stamps amount- ing to less than one dollar. The rooms are competing to see which room can get the largest percent- age of pupils on the Honor Roll each week. Prizes of War Stamps were awarded to the following pupils who had the highest scores in Catcheism for the month of De- cember: Carolyn Keatts, Mary Frances Heinze, Philip Johnston, and Pat Flanigan. Chaffee Chaplains Receive Diocesan Paper From C.W.U. Altus. -- Chaplains at Camp Chaffee, Fort Smith, will bene- fit from a bit of "action" of the Catholic Women's Union of St. Mary's Church, Altus, with pay- ment of two subscriptions of The Guardian being sent to them. Financial Treasurer, Antoinette Thessing of the C.W.U., writes The Guardian this week and men- tions that the $2.00 check is to pay for two subscriptions for Chap- lains at Camp Chaffee. This work of the C.W.U. is another fine ges- ture of cooperation of the organ- izations in spreading the usefulness of the Catholic Press. The Guard- mn is useless in the Apostolate of the Press unless it reaches the reading public. Again, it is explained that The Guardian will be sent to men and women in the Service of Our Country anywhere in the world for only $1.00 a year. This reduc-i tion in subscription price only to! those in the Armed Forces, is to make it possible as well as to en- courage send'ing our diocesan paper to them when they need every spiritual contact possible. Catholic Business Women's Club The Life of St. Joan of Arc was the topic of the talk by the Rev. Frank Donovan, at the regular monthly dinner meeting of the Ca- tholic Business Women's Club Monday evening at the Freiderica Hotel. The short business session was presided over by Miss Mary Raley, president, at which time new mem- bers were introduced, to the club as follows: Misses Mildred Bins, Mary Louise Binz, Elizabeth Car- man, Mildred Inbeau, Carolyn Kern, Elizabeth Prieur, Dorothy Summers, Gertrude Thale and Mrs. Tom Burns. Reports on the sale of tickets for the bridge and bingo party to be given in February were given by the captains of the three mem- bership teams, the Army, the Navy and the Marines, with a prize go- ing to the Army for having sold the greatest number of tickets dur- ing January. The guests for the evening in- cluded the Misses Anne Margrave, Sue Halley and Morene Klosen, and Mrs: Edith Flanigan and' Mrs. John Robins, Jr. The meeting was cosed by prayer by the Rev. Pat- rick M. Lynch, Club counselor. Roosevelt Commends 'Brotherhood Week' New York, City. (C)--"We are fighting that the spirit of brother- hood which we prize in this coun- try may be practiced here and by free men everywhere. It is our promise to extend such brother- hood earthwide which gives hope to all the world," President Franklin D. Roosvelt said in a Iet- ter to the National Conference of Christians and Jews, commending the observance of Brotherhood Week, February 19-28. The President's letter stated he was pleased with the slogan "Vie- tory for Brotherhood" for the ob- servance and declared: : "The perpetuation of Democracy depends upon the practice of the brotherhood of man. The Ameri- can conviction in war and peace i has been that man finds his free- dom only when he shares it with others. People of every nation, every race, every creed are able to live together as Americans on this basis." Listed among the sponsors of Brotherhood' Week are: His Em- inence William Cardinal O'Con- nell, Archbishop of Boston; the Most Rev. Thomas E. Molloy, Bish- op of Brooklyn; Alfred E. Smith, James A. Farley, Basil O'Connor and Philip Murray. Prof. Carl- ton J. H. Hayes, Ambassador to Spain, is one of th co-chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Na- tional Conference of Christians and Jews. Good Counsel Banner This attractive banner representing the men and women of Good Counsel parish serving in the armed forces of America, stands in the sanctuazy of the church, as a reminder to all the faithful to remember these patriots in their prayers. Evangelization Of Russia Discussed Lisbon. (E)--(delayed)--An arti- cle published originally in the Orthodox magazine pravo-Slav- nays Rouse of Slovakia, and sign- ed P. Perof, has attracted consid- erable attention because of sug- gestions made regarding the fu- ture evangelization of Russia. The author, who says his deduc- tions are based on personal con- tacts with Soviet citizens and Rus- sian prisoners of war in Germany, believe that Bolshevism has never succeeded in effacing the Russian national sentiment which is strongly stamped with orthodox conceptions of the world; and that the new Russia will be built only in the spirit of orthodoxy--an in- dispensable presupposition of civilization and the Russian State. As to the current attitude of the Russian people towards religion, M. Perof divides the population into three principal groups of quite different numerical import- ance. Into the first group, those who have not lost the faith of their fathers, he puts the great mass of the people, particularly the pea- sants. Anti-religious propaganda, he contends, has never succeeded in penetrating the depths of the Russian national soul. "The only thing that has been shaken," he writes, "is a naive and primitive faith in religious prac- tices, and the conventional expres- sion of religious sentiment which, too often, is confused' with true piety. "The religious foundation of Russia could not be destroyed be- cause--if for no other reason--it is older than orthodoxy itself. Be- Uef in opposing forces of good and evil and the final victory of good over evil; belief in punishment for all faults on earth itself and the recognition of a regu!ating power Pope's Christmas Message Mutilated By Axis Press Geneva. ()-- The Axis press badly mutilated the Christmas Message of His Holiness Pope Plus XII, omitting all mention of his condemnation of persecution and the glorification of the State, the newspaper Peuple, of this city, de- clares. The Geneva newspaper com- ments on the complete spiritual harmony between the utterances of th Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury despite the difference of their religious opinions. Arkansas Boys Make Others Know We're Fine Folks Guardian Office. -- Father Ken- ney, chaplain at Camp Adair, Ore- gon, a few days ago wrote The 'Guardian asking if we could send !him our diocesan paper since he had a few Catholic boys from Ark- ansas in his camp. So, The Guardian began going to Chaplain Kenney in Oregon with the next issue. Of course, a letter to the chaplain asked for news about "our boys" in Oregon, and he writes this week: "A little later we might have scme news about particular boys from Arkansas, but in the mean- time we have one tall happy-go- lucky doctor from those parts with whom one gets an idea of how fine you folks are down in Arkansas. He is young--as most of us are--but he is tops." Legion of Decency For The Family Fighting Buckaroo Ilenry Aldrich Gets Glamor Kid Rides Again, The For Adults Only beyond human passmns-- these Fighting Devil Dogs have not changed. They formed [Meanest Men in The World the original soil on which fell the [ Shadow of A Doubt h " mustard-seed of ort odoxy, ] -- = ,,= '% Canadmn M]ssmn Group Founder Safe In Manila [ A FINE Maryknoll, N.Y. (N:)--A founder I of the Canadian Scarboro Foreign PRAYER BOOK Mission Society, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. John M. Fraser, is safe in Manila and is living with Archbishop Michael O'Doherty the Rev. Mark Tennien, Maryknoll Mission Pro- curator in Chungking, reports. Father Tennien's states that Monsignor Fraser is in good health. The last news of the Canadian missioner's whereabouts was when he wrote to his Society from Ma- nila before that city's capture by the Japanese. Flying Cross Recipient Catholic School Product Nashville, Tenn, (E)--Sgt. Henry F. Arts, Jr., who has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for "extraordinary achievement in aerial flights in the New Guinea area," is a graduate of the Father Ryan High School here. Fother Ryan School is a 'diocesan institu- tion. STANDARD ICE COMPANY of Arkansas Little Rock No. Little Rock Cabot Brlnkley Beebe Pine Bluff Derails Bluff Gem8 of Prayer 464 pages 2 3-4x4 3-4 A popular, handy size prayer- :book with the New Translation of the Epistles and Gospels. A fine manual of prayers and de- votional exercises for the Ca- tholic laity: Six Litanies, Way of the Cross. All bindings have round corners, red under gold edges, bookmark, individually boxed. No. 1.-- Morrokette, flexible, gold IHS on cover, each ..................................... $1,00 No. 2--Ameriean Seal Grain Leather, very flexible, imita- tion leather lined, gold cross on cover, e,ch ............. $2.00 No. 3--Morocco Leather, very flexible, gold roll inside cover, each .................. $3.00 The Guardian $09Vz West 2nd Little ROck Ark. Catholic Honor ) )  ' Diocese Of Roll  Little Good Counsel Church, Little Rock Rt. Rev. Msgr. H. H. Wernke, V.F., Pastor The following is a list ol a series showing Catholic men and women of the Diocese ot Little now serving their country in the Armed Forces Th lists ssther appear each week will be grouped ing to parishes and will be complied trom the report of pastors submitted by them last fail as a plete list ot names of members of their parish in the Armed Forces as of November 1st, 1942. A ditional names will be supplied-the Chancery by the pastors on May 1st, 1943. $ * * CATHOLICS SHOULD BE PROUD OF THEIR WAR EFFORT The War Department has issued information that Catholics form 31% of the U.S. Army. This figure should make every Catholic proud that the Church is giving so much for defense of America. It proves, once again, that Catholics not only can be both good citizens and good Catholics, but that properly edu- cated Catholics must be good citi- zens, for the Church rightly teach- es that patriotism is a virtue. Members of Good Counsel Par- ish serving in the U.S. Army are: Edward Claxton, W. W. Johnson, Richard Joseph Miles, Felix Prieur, Michael Dillon, John S. Zurgot, H. Joseph Sutton, Harold Bowen, James M. Maloy, William Skees, Robert H. Kuhn, Michael Helm, Leo Roelle, William Helm, George Fritz, Wm. Heibach, Harry Vick, John Pope, Arthur Gehrki, Wiss Crow, James Swaim, Anthony Pa- ladino, Fred Baresch, Carl Bar- esch, Ed Baresch, Harry Lieber, Don McConnell, Wm. Chambers, John W. Wollford, Wm. Bergman, Gerald Malin, Joseph Kaufman, Fred Muller, Roy Cain, James Naming Of Spanish Bishops Significant Vatican City. 0D-- The recent nomination of five new Bishops for Spain is regarded here as a most significant event in connec- tion with Vatican-Spain relations whose functioning was complicated after the June, 1941, agreement re- garding the naming of Bishops and the protecting of the rights of the Holy See. This agreement re- quired prolonged preliminaries to practical application. The latest nominations are seen as a hopeful sign for the early provision for the 15 Spanish dio- ceses remaining vacant. The new Episcopal nominations are: Bishop Gregorio Modrego Cas- aus, Apostolic Administrator of Cuenca, to be Bishop of Barcelona; Bishop Francisco Barbado Viejo, Bishop of Coria, transferred to the Diocese of Salamanca;; Canon Rafael Garciay Garcia de Castro of Granada to be Bishop of Jaen; the Rev. Ramon Navarri, Secre- tary of the Military Vicariate, to be Bishop of Urgal, and the Rev. Emetrio Barrena, Vicar General of the Diocese of Pamplona, to be Titular Bishop of Dora. i i Peters, Robert Achterberg, Martin Dillon, Richard Bru Joseph Patrick Dillon, Jodie man, John Joyce, Charles mers, John Keith, Thomas Newton, Ferdie Ar Mark Vanous, Jack Jonathan Wolfe, Daniel Fetid, Sa Piazza, Paul Schuller, Homer Bailey, George Boever. Those serving in the Navy Brooks Chambers, Joseph ney, Clarence Shock, Hum, Orville Summers, Morris Mooney, Marvin Martin Benetz, Joseph John P. Connolly, Wm. Dominic Pozza, Ed J. Pope, Summers, Armour Martin Menne, Oscar Parcel Edwin Garrett, A. J. Urbani, liam Matfingiy. Marines from the parish are: Joseph T. Todd, Fred Angelo Sarlo, John Wm. Brooks. In the Air Corps is: Chas. Edw. Metrailer, Army Nurses from the are: Lt. Jane York, Lt. Mary er, Lt. Rita Drilling, Lt. Louise Prelate Urges Recitation Of Rosary Daily For Peace San Antonio. (E)--The Robert E. Lucey, San Antonio, has recomm the daily recitation of the to the Blessed Virgin "asking to pray for peace," in with the wishes of His Pope Plus XII. Archbishop Lucey emphasized that "the prayers children are particularly dear the heart of God," and Said: trust that the little ones cite at least a part 0f the Rosary every day, beseeching Mother of God that an era of pea{ of justice and of love '.may to this tired world." BILL SCHMIDT AUTO-PARTS & TIRE CO. " PARTS FOR ALL CARS Vulcanizing . 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