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2 m THE GUARDIAN JANUARY 20, 1961 What's Happening ... Around the Diocese Pccahnotas -- Fifty women of Northeast Arkansas attended a deanery meeting of the Dioc- esan Council of Catholic Wom- en Sunday afternoon, Jamiary 8, at St. Paul's parish here. Mrs. Tony Falk, president, explained DC.C.W. committee work, appealing for organiza- tion of act:re cc, mmittees. Mrs. Robert Davidson of Jonesboro, chairman of organization and development, explained the work of Christian Charities commSttee. Mrs. M. J. Gachwend of Poca- hontas was appointed chairman of a new committee on Civil Defense after Mrs. Joe Hackle e,plained the need for this pro- gram. Parish activities of St. Paul's School Auxiliary were re- ported on by Mrs. Frank Jan- sen, pretde:L lne Rev. Thomas Lillis, pas- tor of St. Paul's parish, dis- :cussed need for personal re- sponsibility among individuals. Representatives from Jones- to !i, HOT SPRINGS FORT SMITH Call FR 4-6418 00termites !00work all year aroun boro, Engelberg and Pocahontas attended the meeting in the school dining room. Refresh- m-His were served by St. Paul's School Auxiliary members. N. Little Rock--The Holy Name Society of St. Mary's Parish imre has ejected Joe Prause, l)resident; Wally Flake, vice president; Ed Pasierb, secre- tary, and Ed Weed, treasurer. The Society i.s being reacti- vated The ow officers have ap- pointed the following committee- men--Jack Kubaiko. John Gass- man. E. H. Ruffner, George Dicknite, Frank Nasal, Law- rence Gunderman, Roman Mar- ecek, Joe Kersten. C. C. Faulk, Robert Colford, Robert Davis, T. J. Cullivan, John Sullivan, John Zawislak, Ed Walshe, Frank Kordsmcier, Pat Koch, Clam Sarna and AI Schneblen. These men will meet before the monthly meeting and set the plans for the operation of the society. Society meetings will be held the first Wednes- day of each month. All young men having completed High School and the men of the par- ish may join the society. For several months the men of the parish have been work- ing very hard in raising funds for the parish debt, and have been receiving Communion in a body at the eight o'clock Mass on the second Sunday of each month. Wynne---There will be a social for members of St. Peter's par- ish next Tuesday at 7:30 P.M. at the school, sponsored by the Altar Society. Admission will be $1 which will include enter- tainment and reh'eshments. Plans were made at the so: eiety's meeting January 11 in the home of Mrs. Paul D. Hess. Mrs. John Hess presided. Each member was asked to donate a gift net exceeding $1 for the party. Members helping with arrangements are Mrs. C. V. Hess, Mrs. John Hess, Mrs. Bud Boechmann, Mrs. Otto Beech- mann, Mrs. Paul Hess, Mrs. Gil- bert Hess, Mrs. Authur Davis and Mrs. Albert Hess. The women dec!ded to ar- range with their pastor, The Rev. John J. Boyce, to have Masses offered for living and deceased members. The host- ess served refreshments. ']'he February meeting will be in the home of Mrs. C. V. Iless. N. Little Rock--Queen of Peace Court of Catholic Daughters of Am,jga made plans for the re- ception of many new members at a meeting January 12, in the hall of St. Mary's parish. Re- freshments were served follow- DR. ANNIE M. BREMYER DR. JAMES J. CARSON Chiropractors 310 East Nlnth Street Little Rock PHONE FR 2-2684 House Calls Made I lll I I II ii .... lift [. COMPLETE LINE OF- • China • Glassware •Cooking Utensils • Ranges • Dishwashers •.Tables • Chairs • Counters and Back Bars ITEMS NEEDED FOR • Schools • Restaurants • Clubs and Hotels LET US PLAN YOUR KITCHEN OR CAFETERIA -- Also. Used Equipment KREBS BROS. sUPPLY CO., Inc. 413 West Capitol Avenue I_ittla Rock, Arkansss your Friendly Drug Store... for all your family needs. Registered pharmacists only handle your prescriptions. Day and night city-wide delivery service. PHARMACY 701 W. CAPITOL AVE. • LITTLE ROCK • PHONE FR 4.220"i 4206 W. Markham • Opposite Medical Center • Phone Me 4-3821 Arrives in Eternal City America's Cardinal-elect Joseph E. Ritter (left), Archbishop Tf St. Louis, is welcomed by Archbishcp Martin J. O'Connor (right), rector of the North American College in Rome, on the fcrmer's arrival there. Archbishop Ritter will be elevated to the College of Cardinals at the Vatican by Pope John XXIII, Jan. 16. At center is Msgr. Igino Cardinale of the Vatican Secretariat of State. (NC Photo) ] ing the business meeting. [ Little Rock--Mr. W. T. Whaley, ] assistant F.B.I. agent in charge I of the Little Rock office, spoke on "Juvenile Delinquency at the January meeting of the Home-School Society of Good Counsel parish. He was intro- duced by Mrs. Dale Mahurin, program chairman. The busi- ness meeting was presided over by Mrs. Thomas Norton. The school children were shown a nmvie and refreshments were served by fifth grade mothers. Sister Mary Helen's third grade won the room count at the meet- ing January 11 in the school gymnasium. De Queen -- Mrs. Linus Bolds,! new president of the Altar So-: ciety of St. Barbara's parish' here, presided over her first meeting Monday evening, Jan- ,r,v 9, ;n the home of Mrs. Walter Harris. Other new officers are: Mrs. W. E. Sharp, vice-president; Mrs. Walter Harris, secretary and Mrs. Paul Downs, Sr., treas- urer. Mrs. Bolds appointed the following .committee chairman: Mrs. Dave Wilder, program: Mrs. Harris, hospitality and publicity; Mrs Downs, finance; Mrs Ray Hunt, spiritual, and Mrs. Sharp, historian. The Rev. John J. Kettler. pas- tor, led a discussion of the Seventh and Tenth Command. merits, emphasising "IIonesty and the right to own." Rfrcsh- mnts were served, to Father Kittler, Mrs. Downs. Mrs. Hnnt, Mrs. Bolds, Mrs. Sharp and Mrs. ttarris. i Lttle Rock  Captain Melvin Wh;te of the Little Rock Fire Department, spoke on "Fire Prevention and Detection, at a meeting of St. Edward's Home School Society January 12. He showed fihns of tragic fires caused by the crash of a jet bomber in Little Rock last March 31 and of a parochial school fire at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago in December, 1958. "In times of such disasters two of the most important factors are communi- cations and transportation", Captain White said. "We have learned much from these two tragedies and consequently each local school that is not con- structed of fire resistant mater- ials is equipped with a sprink- ler system or automatic fire de- tection equipment", he con- tinued. In emphasizing the value of such equipment, Cap- tain White declared, "the dif. ference in a small fire and a big fire is five minutes." Batesville---A Ladies Altar So- ciety has been organized by The Rev. Frederick Zarrilli in the Blessed Sacrament Church here. Officers elected were: Presi- dent, Mrs. James Smith; Vice President, Mrs. Marvin Beller; Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs. F. W. Brewer. The Society met Jan. 11 in _ LJ III MAJESTIC. . . Laundry with "Ivory Soap" Cleaning with "Sanitone" Will appreciate your business LITTLE ROCK, ,ARKANSAS I I' I • [1111' I For Reservation i I And Tickets i I AIR.STEAMSHIP-RAIL [] I HOTELS - TRAVEL AND [] • LUGGAGE INSURANCE [] | AMERICAN TRAVELERS I I CHEQUES I I No Service Chargo I ] Kruger I i Travel Bureau | 109 East 7th St.-Ph. FR 4.92"/2i t ......... ....... . RESTAURANT [I 1001 Mam St. Corner 10th and Main - Little Rock Phone FR 4-5048 [ :i C O N V E N I EN T H i[I Our, large parking lot assures you of no parking troubles. If you come by bus, ou I! find that we are near to most of the bus lines. [ i H ..... You'll enjoy eating our well cooked, deliclou food and you'll Hke our friendly , [ efficient service. . [ !i c . OPEN SUNDAYS CLOSED EV!RY T1UESDAy Children Hear Mother Swear Wilkes-Barre, Pa., (E)--There were 10 top interested spec- tators when Mrs. Helen O'Con- nor, a widow of Kingston, Pa., took the oath of office here as Registrar of Wills for Luzerne County. The 10 were her children, ranging from a high school teacher to a grade school stu- dent. The O'Connors are mem- bers of St. Ignatius parish, Kingston. Their pastor, Msgr. Joseph S. Gagion, also wit- nessed the ceremony. Fr O'Dwyer To Report To Newman Board (Special to The Guardian) Baton RoUge, La.--The winter meeting of the Advisory Board of the National Newman Chap- lain's Association will convene January 23 at the Catholic Cen- ter on the campus of Louisiana State University here. The National Chaplain, The Rev. Alexander O. Sigur, of the University of Southwestern Lou- isiana will preside. Prominent on the agenda for the meeting will bc the recently established Newman Foundation for aid to Newman programs and Catholic Center construction, further development "of the edu- cational program in all Centers throughout the country on a four year cycle basis, ways and means to increase the recently formed Newman Volunteers group, and the growing need for an ac- celerated spiritual program in the secular environment. The spiritual development of cur Catholic youth received spe- cial emphasis in a recent state- ment by the National Chaplain to the Advisory Board members. In Father Sigur's wordsl "we chaplains must devise a spiritual program geared to the campus, for the specific needs of the col- lege-university person, with an eye to the secular world, and a look to the future". The Rev. John C. O'Dwyer, di- rector of the Newman Founda- tion at tim University of Arkan- sas, will attend as chairman of the Building and Planning Com- mittee for the construction of new Centers through out the country. O • • • • a• • 0• • • the church. A perpetual Novena  IF in honor of Our Lady of the[ • J YL U Miraculous Medal was followed! •  .... _ by Benediction. i O -. ..- .., ,, k ,, ,, ;) : A business meeting was held • I. ' .' . , I I I I I I ;: I I I LJ [; committees were named, and _ ,,. pl*lls were made for the year's[ • projects. A family social will i 45 YEARS AGO be sponsored by the society THIS WEEK Feb. 4. I A social hour was held after t The Southern Guardian re. the meeting, at the home of ported: Mrs. F. W. Brewer. Co-hostess was Mary Frances Brewer. Father Zarrilli read the his- tory and progress of the Bates- x ille, i Church which was found- ed in 1909. Three of the present members of the Altar Society are descendants of two of the charter m.,mbcrs of the Bates- vi]le parish. Little Rock -- A spaghetti sup- per will be held atl St, Ed- ward's parish Monday, February: 13. Mrs. Robert Koehler, gen- eral chairman, announced plans ,t a meeting of the Home School SocietY; , January 12, Men of the parish will have charge of the cake walk with Edward Hepp as chairman. Assisting' him will be Nathan Fletcher, Lawrence Deuerling, Leo Deuer- ling and Mrs. Tclega. Brinkley- The home of Mrs. Otto Clifton was the scene of a meeting of the Sanctuary So- ciety of St. John's parish, Mon- day evening, January 9. Mrs. M. K. Frey, Sr., was assistant host- ess, and Mrs. A. J. Kordsmeier presided. Mrs. Antony Mira- bells and Mrs. Reba Kelly gave the Secretary and Treas- urer's reports. Results of the recent rummage sale and pre- Christmas fruit cake sale were given. The Society still has some fruit cakes to be sold. The remainder of the meeting was devoted to plans for the annual parish benefit, to be held Feb- ruary 14 at 8 P.M. in the Ar- mory building. Little Rock--The monthly con- ference of St. Francis Fratern- ity, Third Order of St. Frances, will be held Sunday, Ja!luary 22, at 3 P.M. at Our Lady of Good Counsel parish, , 1715 Maryland Ave. El Dorado -- The home 9f Mrs. Frank Borden, Sr., was the scene of the monthly meeting of Holy Redeemer Altar Society January 9. Mrs. Charles Oertell and Mrs. Hess Montgomery were co-hostesses. A program on Foreign Relief in which members modeled Japanese clothing was present- ed by Mrs. Borden. Mrs. Leo Scull, Jr., presided at a busi- ness meeting and appointed Mrs. Harry Parrish as the new vice president. The National convention of Catholic women in Las Vegas last November was reported on by Mrs. Borden and Mrs. Bullion. They were intro- duced by Mrs. Charles Engel- berger. Reports were given by Mrs. Fernald, secretary; and Mrs. MacDonald, treasurer, Fayetteville -- Mrs. Robert Ber- gediek, newly elected president of St. Joseph's Altar and Rosa- ry Society, presided over her first meeting January 8 ir the school auditorium. Mrs. Bergedick announced* a campaign for new members and increased attendance at meet- ings. Lectures and films have been arranged to attract more members. The society will meet on the second Monday of each month. Campbell, Mallory [ Culvert & Hornor I INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS ] Aetna Floor Wallace Bldg, [ Little Rock, Arkansas [ Phone FK 4-0225 I Father Kenney, pastor of St. Jcseph's parish at Fayetteville, has announced that a parochial school will be established in Fayetteville this year. The new school will open in 1916 under the direction of the Ursulne Sis- ters. A building fund for a new church has been started and con- struction is expected to begin this year. In other improve-, ments, the rectory hasbeen com- pletely renovated: The .mission' church at Rogers, Ark., 20 miles north of Fayetteville, where Fath- er Kenney offers Mass every fourt}l Sunday, has a new sac- risty. Mrs. Albert Byrnes has been elected president of the Ladies Auxiliary of St. Joseph's parish, and presided over her first meet- ing on January 3, 1916. Other new officers are: Mrs. Charles Healy, vice.president, and Mrs. Wabb, Treasurer. Father Ken- ney is Spiritual Director. / \\; * • $ 25 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK lqie Guardian reported: The Right Rev. Msgr. Benedict Fuerst, a native of Germany who labored 47 years for the Diocese of Little Rock, died last Tuesday noon at St. Scholastica's Acad- emy in Fort Smith at the age of 70. Monsignor Fuerst was born in Breman, Germany, in 1866 and ordained by the late Bishop Ed- ward Fitzgerald at Little Rock in 1889. Before being assigned as chaplain of St. Scholastica's Con- vent in 1926, Monsignor Fuerst served as pastor of St. Paul's Church at Pocahontas from 1889 to 1898; St. Mary's Church at Paragould from 1898 to 1903; St. Elizabeth s Church at Eureka Springs from 1903 to 1917; on the faculty of St Johns Semi- nary in Little Rock 1917 to 1919; and St. Joseph's Church at Tonti. town from 1919 to 1926 when he went to St. Scholastiea's. 18-Year-Old Jailed As Bogus Solicitor Portland, Ore., (E) -- An 18- year-old "magazine salesman" received a one-year jail sentence here Jan. 12 after he had collect. ed a total of $398.40 from Cath. olic schools in Portland and Salem by pretending tobe an agent of an eastern publishing firm. Peter Neitzel was sentenced to jail by Judge Joseph Labadie in municipal court. OUR PARISH I f Jfj- , "P. 4z-5 "Looks like Henry is in one of: his nasty moods again !" 'Urgency' of Religious U Cited by Octave Preacher Washington, (E) -- The Super- mr General of the Society of the Atonement said here t h at there is genuine "urgency" to- day for religious unity. His Holiness Pope John XXIII has "let it be known that this is the time and this is the hour for us to renew our efforts and to intensify our prayers that the grace of God will illumine the minds and hearts of those who have left their Father's house," declared Father Angelus F. Dcla- hunt, S,A. Father Delahunt spoke Jan. 18 at services in the National Shrine of the hnmaculate Con- ception marking the start of the annual Chair of Unity Octave which the Society of the Atone- ment promotes. Underestimates Britain's Catholic Population London, (E)--Catholies in Great Britain are generally believed to 'Umber at least five rillion, de- spite the latest official Church statistics that say they totaled only 4,432,670 at the end of 1959. The 1959 year end figures, the most recent available, were published in the 1961  Catholic irectory., They show a decline Britain s Catholic population of about 15,000 from 1958, al- though they also report that more than 15,000 persons were converted to the Faith during the year. Y Father Delahunt admitted that there are "many real and deep- rooted difficulties" in the way of Christian unity. But he insist- ed that "we must not permit ourselves to become discouraged or confounded even before we have made a beginning. "Each of us ought to share the optimism of Pope John XXIII, who has confidently as- serted that the unity willed by Christ . . . 'can be achieved and be achieved with perfection'," he said. Godless Education Hit Wocdst'ield, Ohio, (FE) --Se cularistic thinking is responsi- ble for an educational theory which considers God a nut, sauce, Bishop John King Mus: sip of Steubenville clarged l-[c called for a greater ef fort lo co:nhat the impression among Catholic youth t hal Catholic education is an imp• !tion placed upon them be. cause of their Faith. The Bishop spoke at the dedication of St. Sylveste school and said a recent sur( vcy showed there is a grow. ing disbelief in the spiritual because of secularist teaching. 00athol0000 liberal arto colleFe [or women where each student is important.., academic standards high.., spiritual development stressed.., conducted by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet... resident and day studenCs • .. fully accredited. FONTBONNE COLLEGE ST. LOUIS S, MJISS0URI L =, 1 li I BONE DRY ROOFING Sheet ]letai Work J. E Hornibrook 924 East Third St. Phone FR 4-3753 Fort Smith Shoppers Guide Regular Ft. Smith Parish Mass Schedules Immaculate Conception Sacrament until after evening BARIJNG -- Sacred Heart u Head of Garrison Avenue Mass, beginning at 8:10 Mass. Mary Church, Sunday Mass: Sunday Masses: 6, 8, 10, 11:30. Novena: Tuesday evening at A.M..Holyday Mass 7:00 P.M. Holy Days: 6, 8, 12:05, 5:30 P.M. 7:30, in honor of Our Lady of First Fridays: 7 and 8. the Miraculous Medal. VAN BUREN -- St. Mi Week Day Masses: 7 and 8. Confessions: Saturdays, Vigils Church. Sunday Mass: 8:00 Miraculous Medal devotion -- of Feasts and First Fridays 4."30 Holyday Mass: 6:00 P.M. Wednesday after Mass. to 5:00 P.M. and 7:00 to 8:00 Portland police said Neitzel admitted collecting $263.40 from Confessions: Saturdays: 3:30 -- 5:00; 7:30-- 8:30 P.M. Thursday before First Friday and Eve of Holy Days 4:305::30, 7:308:30. St. John's Church 1822 North 8th Street Sunday Masses: 7:30 and 10:00. Holyday Masses: 6:00 and 8:00. Confessions: Saturday and be- [ore all Holydays: 7:30--8:30 P.M. and before all Holy Masses. St. Boniface Church 210 North 18th Street Sunday Masses: 6, 7:45, 9:30 • and 11 A.M. Weekdays: 6 and 11..15 A.M. and Saturdays 6 and 8 A.M. First Fridays: 6, 11:15 A.M. and 7 P.M. 'First Saturdays: 6 and 8 A.M. Confessions: Saturdays 4 to 6 P.M. and 7:15 to 9 P.M. (Same schedule preceeding Holy Days). Christ Th’ King South Greenwood Avenue Sunday Masses: 7, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 A.M. and 6 P.M. Holy Days: 7:00, 8:00, 9:30, 10:30 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. First Friday: 8:10 .M. and 6:00 P.M. Weekday Masses: 8 A.M. and 11:25 A.M. First Fridays: Exposition and Adoration of the Most Blessed P.M. and before all Masses. JENNY LIND -- St. Holy Day Masses: 5:30, 6, 7, Church. Sunday Mass: 10:, 8:30 A.M. and 6 P.M. Holyday Mass: 7:30 P.M. The Fentress Mortuary 1805 North A. Street PHONE SU 3-6178 Fort Smith Arkansas I AMERICA'S FINEST CAIPm MOnW]- LEES 00lford's The House of Carpet 1020 Lexington DIAL SU 3.7236 Fort Smith, Ark. Food Center & Produce Exchange "'For Those Who Care To Save" 1120 Garrison Phone SU 2-5088 Fort Smith Arkansu 7 to 11 LAUNDRY & CLEANING Covered Drive In Service TV Stamps -- Delivery Service 2309 Rogers Phone SU 2.7407 Fort Smith, Ark. schools in this area and $135 in[Kl I | Salem by posing as an agent of • [ the George Pflaum Publishingl! FERRARI I ARKANSAS VALLEY • • Go. of Dayton, O. Police said INSURANCE Neitzel also admitted collecting $40 from a school official inL1 I Seattle,. Wash., where he used e • INSURANCE COMPANY the name, "Peter Shelton." Hel00, EN J Used "Walter ]xnr" here. AG CY Officers reported that Neitzel[.// All Lines CZa,'en00, M S00a,'u,n told them he had used the name of Walter Exner in a similar B , Phone SU 3-1114 , impersonation in New Orleans,[] • Phone SU 2-3493 • I1 La, He'Said hehad used moneYll 12S NORTH 14th ST. ][! 615 GARRISON AVI. FOR S=H obtained there to go to Vancou,|l FORT SMITH, ARK.. ver, B:C., and Seattle, before coning to Portland Jan. 4.'