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PAGE TWO THE GUARDIAN, JANUARY 23, 1942 DEDICATES NEW PAULIST MISSION HOUSE Diocesan clergy and 26 religious Orders and Congregations were represented at ceremon- ies dedicating the new Apostolic Mission House of the Paulist Fathers, in Washington, built by the Catholic Missionary Union. New York, to replace the old structure erected in 1903 on the grounds of the Catholic University. Archbishop Francis J. Spellman of New York, who officiated, is shown placing the mission- ary Cross, assisted by Very Roy. Aloysius Burggraff, C. S. P. {left}. Superior of St. Paul's College and the Apostolic Mission House and Very Rev. Harold 1. Stark. C. S. P., Superior General of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle. (N.C.W.C.} Mrs. Anton Worm I Heads Conway (ath01ic Mothers' Club i(olleges Meet Conway.--Sunday, January 18, in a meeting of the Christian Mothers, held in St. Joseph's Hall, Mrs. Anion Worm was elected President. Mrs. Maurice Moix, Jr., vice president and Mrs. M. M. Hiegel, secretary. A new sewing project requested by the Red Cross was reported completed. The retiring officers, Mrs. Fred Thessing, Mrs. Jos. Favre and Mrs. Albert J. Hiegel were compliment- ed by the pastor for the good work done during the past year. Defense Needs St. Bonaventure, N. Y. (l).-- Friedsam MemOrial Library on the campus of St. Bonaventure College, here, will soon house a complete library on defense in- formation -- an arsenal of facts which will be placed at the dis- posal of civilian defense authori- 1 ties of all nearby communities. The college is inviting residents in the vicinity to apply for ad- mittance to its program of civilian airplane pilot training. In addi- Mrs. Anna Diehl Ma,mr  tion to second, third and fourth- Little Rock.--Requiem services were held here Wednesday for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Anna Massar, 78, who died Monday eve- ning at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hot Springs. The Mass was celebrated by the Rev. Lawrence Hoyt, O. S. B., at St. Edward's Church Ninth and Sherman Sts., of which Mrs. Massar was a pioneer mem- ber. Mrs. Massar is survived by a son, E. H. Massar of Little Rock and two brothers, Edward Diehl of Little Rock and Henry Diehl of San Francisco. She was a mem- ber of the Gold Star Mothers of the World War and' of the Ameri- can Legion Auxiliary. A rosary service was held at the Healey & Roth chapel on Tues- day evening. Burial was in Calvary cemetery. Pallbearers were: Joe Gilmore, Leo J. Krebs, John Kauffman, Harry Richter, James Kempner and S. P. McCook. Mrs. Atom L. Hogan Blytheville.Requiem Mass was celebrated at Immaculate Concep- tion Church, January 5, for the repose of the soul Of Mrs. Anna L. Hogan, 79, who died here Jan- uary 4, following a stroke of par- alysis suffered two days previous- ly. The Mass was sung by,the Roy. John J. Thompson, pastor. Mrs. Hogan was born in In- diana, but came to this section with her husband after their mar- riage. Besides her husband, she is sur- vived by one son, Eddie; two daughters, Mrs. Anine Haslett of Memphis, Tenn., and Mrs. Valeria Schindler, of St. Louis, Me., both of whom were present. Mrs. Hogan also reared a nephew, Ernest Keith, of Elmonte, Calif. Burial was in Immaculate Con- ception cemetery. Mrs. Patrick McNulty Dixie.--Requiem services were held here at St. Boniface Church Tuesday morning for Mrs. Patrick McNulty, who died Sunday at the age of 89. The Roy. Lawrence Maus, pastor, celebrated the Mass. Mrs. McNulty was born in 1853 Mary Isabel Friel, of an old Amer- ican family. She retained a clear memory of civil war days. At the age of 19 she was mar- ried and moved in 1881 to old St. Patrick's in Yell county. She was one of he original settlers Of this ambitious colony, which was sponsored by Bishop Fitz- gerald and Archbishop Ireland. The colony did not thrive and Mrs. McNulty, with her family, moved to Dixie in 1912, where she lived until her death. For many years she was the only survivor of the Yell county colony. Pallbearers were: William Ram- py, Henry Lipsmeyer, Joe Lip_s- meyer, Joe Otten, Mike Krislefix and Ben Wellinghoff. Brazil Men's Sodality Opens New Center Sao Paulo, Brazil. (E).--A new center for the Marian Sodality for men has been inaugurated here in the presence of the Most Roy. Jose Gaspar de Affonseca y Silva. spoke in the name of its 36,000 The President of the Sodality members in the State of Sue Paulo, and Archbishop de Affon- sees, praising the work done by i the men, referred to them as the advanced sentries of religion. year students at the college, the course will be made available to all civilians who can neet the entrance requirements, the Rev. Celsus Wheeler, O. F. F., coordi- dinator of the course, announced. The primary course, consisting of 72 hours of classroom instruction and 35 hours of flight, is being offered at present. This leads to the private pilot's license. It is ex- pected that, next fall, the second- ary course--leading to commer- cial license, with an instructor's rating--will be offered. St. Louis. (M).---St. Louis Uni- versity will cooperate in the na- tional defense effort by inaugurat- ing an accelerated program of studies whereby it will be pos- sible for a student to complete his degree requirements in three years instead of four, the V e r y Rev. Harry B. Crimmins, S. J., president, has announced. San Antonio, Tex. (E).Pros- pective selectees and soldiers al- ready in the service may now complete their college education in three years as a result of a plan just formulated by the Academic Council of St. Mary's University here. Included in the proposed plan is also the opportunity for these soldiers and selectees-to-be to re- ceive full credit for courses for which they will be enrolled in the second semester. Procurement of a degree in this abbreviated period would, accord- mg to the plan, entail attendance of approximately 11 months dur- ing the year; nine during the long session and two during the sum- mer session. New York. (EL--In addition to arranging its four-year course to permit completion in three years, Manhattan College, here, is add- ing new courses to assist under- gradutaes in preparing for com- missions in the Naval Reserve. Alumni Sponsor Benefit Party For Subiaco Academy Subiaco.--A benefit card party was held in the Subiaco Academy dining hall Wednesday night un- der sponsorship of the local chap- ter of the National Subiaco Alumni Association. The Rev. Michael Leasing, national secretary, was in charge of arrangements, assisted by Frank Ahne, Scranton, local president, W. F. Elsken, Paris, vice ,president, and R. P. Maus, Paris, secretary-treasurer. A $5 door prize was won by Ben Wewers, Paris. John N. Minden headed a delegation from Ozark which showed up despite poor roads, go- ing around Russellville to be on hand. Frater Lamber Eckelhoff, assistant prefect, managed the tables and announced the win- ners. About $25 was realized for the alumni funds, which aid the general school program. Bishop Addresses Hindu Students. Guntur, India. (}L').The inaug- ural address of the Hindu College Students' Union here was given by the Most Rev. Thomas Potha- kamuri, Bishop of Guntur. Bishop Pothakamuri emphasized the need of a disciplined life and cultiva- tion of a spiritual and moral out- look. Holy Family 'Refugees' From Ancient Dictators San Francisco. (K).--Just as an- cient dictators caused severe hard- ships to the Holy Family and made the Saviour, His Mother and St. Joseph "refugees" without a home for a time, today modern tyrants have broken up millions of peace-loving families, the Most RoY. John J. Mitty, Archbishop of San Francisco, said over the radio here Saturday night. Speaking in the third annual Catholic Family Program, broad- cast over Station KPO under the auspices of the Catholic Men of the Archdiocese, Archbishop Mitty recalled that the dictator, Caesar I Augustus, "in ordering a census !of the whole world, forced Mary and Joseph to travel from Naz- areth to be enrolled in the city of their fathers, Bethlehem of Ju- dea." "For poor folks like Mary land Joseph," he added, "there was no room in the inn or in the homes of the inhabitants of Beth- lehem, and the Saviour of the world was born, not in His Own house with its meager comforts, but far from home in another's stable. "It was another dictator, King Herod of Palestine, who, hearing from the Magi of the new-born King of the Jews and fearing a rival for his crown and throne, made refugees out of the new- born Babe and Mary and Joseph; in the middle of the night they had to flee to a foreign land and for years live as aliens and refu- gees far from their kinsfolk and home and the altars of their temple." Archbishop Mitty said "for the past few years, millions upon mil- lions of peace-loving families in Europe and Africa and Asia have been broken up, separated, tortur- ed, sacrificed and martyred." "Homes, churches, and cities have been bombed and' destroyed," he said. "Men, women and children have been exiled or starved or savagely slaughtered or subjected to the most horrible tortures in concentration camps--all to satisfy the whims of modern dictators who respect neither God nor man." The C. K. of A. wants the names of all of its men and women mem- bers of our Order who are en- gaged in the military service of the United States. I therefore re- quest all recording secretaries in Arkansas to send to the C. K. of A. Journal at Cincinnati, Ohio, the names, titles, and branch of military service of all of the mem- bers of their branches so that they can be published in the jour- nal. Let me also call the attention of all branch officers to the fact that The' Guardian is willing to publish the C. K. of A. news items from the various branches in our news column of this valuable pa- per. This cooperation on the part of The. Guardian is greatly ap- preciated, and it is my hope that some C. K. of A. news will ap- pear in The Guardian each week. British Bishop Warns Of Hasty 'War Weddings' London. {E. -- Declaring that hasty war weddings often "lead to utter misery," the Bishop of Salford, the Most Roy. H. Mar- shall, said in an interview "they follow a rapid courtship and the couple often do not realize the implications." Girls, the Bishop said, are mar- rying fighting "men wi.th a snatch of sentiment and with a vision of glamor and with no regard to the future." But he added, so long as the law permits then there is no way of putting a stop to these marriages, "which spread misery and perplexity." Fine Arts Trio in Concert At Mt. St. Mary's Academy Little Rock.--Mt. St. Mary's students and faculty were enter- tained last Wednesday afternoon, with a concert presented by the Fine Arts Trio, a group of N. B. C. artists, under the management of Eleanor Randall Norton. Orlin Witcraft, tenor and mem- ber of the Chicago Civic Opera Company, sang "Chi Gilida Man- ins" from the opera "La Boheme" ! by Puccini, "Ay Ay Ay," an old: Creole folk song, and "Serenade" from the "Student Prince." As his Chaplain 6iven Scapular Faculties ' New York. (EL--All regular, re- serve and auxiliary Army and Navy chaplains, as of November 1, 1941, have been granted special Scapular faculties for their work with service men, it was announc- ed by the Very Roy. Gabriel N. Pausback, American Assistant General of the Carmelites and Founder-Director of the Scapular Militai. Individual booklets announcing and explaining the new faculties will be mailed gratis to each chap- lain. With every booklet will go one of the Scapular packets now being distributed free by the Scapular Militia to all Catholic service men. Hitherto, many chaplains could enroll only in the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and admit to the Scapular Confrater- nity. Now, in virtue of the special faculties granted to them individu- ally by the Very Roy. Lawrence D. Flanagan, Prior Provincial of  the Carmelites in New York, they can also commute the obligations of the so-called Sabbatine Privi- lege. (The Sabbatine Privilege is the pious belief, sanctioned by the Holy See, that those who have worn the brown scapular, ob- served chastity according to their state, abstained from flesh meat on every Wednesday and Satur- day or daily recited the Little Of- fice of the Blessed Virgin Mary, or faithfully observed some other such work, and otherwise led a virtuous life will after death par- ticularly profit by the intercession of Our Lady, especially on Sat- urday, the day consecrated' in her honor.) Explaining the special reason for conferring the extra faculties on the chaplains at this time, Father Pausback declared: "Chastity is one of the virtues most endangered by military life. Common experience and common hearsay are but confirmed by the reliable reports of immoral pro- phylactics being officially supplied in our training camps. Hence, Holy Church seeks solicitously to counter all such evil influences with the most powerful spiritual defenses. One the most effective of such defenses is the pious re- membrance of the Virgin Mother, especially when such remembrance is joined with a firm faith in Mary's Saturday promise. Since this promise requires for its ful- fillment the keeping of chastity according to one's state of life-- it does not mean that one is for- bidden to marry--it is hoped that easing the other commutable con- d'itions of the promise will make this added motivation more at- tractive and helpful to our service men." New Nazi Penal Code For Poles, Jews Enacted Washington O)--The Polish Em- bassy here has confirmed the re- port of a Nazi decree this year establishing a new penal code for Poles and Jews in the territories incorporated into the Reich. The Embassy said no details of the new code are in its possession. Reports reaching here from Lon- don, quoting Secretary of State Freesler of the German Ministry of Justice, state the Poles in the incorporated territory are depriv- ed by the new code of the usual rights of natives, that suspicion of a crime is declared sufficient for arrest without explanations, and that full liberty is granted Ger- man judges and prosecutors in sentencing Poles and Jews. Each Class in Quebec Schools to Have Library Quebec. IE).Each class in each school of Quebec province is to have a library, as the result of a decision of the provincial edu- cational authorities. From an available supply of more than 40,- 000 books, 40 books will be dis- tributecf to each classroom. Henceforth the Province will pay $5 a year for each class in leach school towards the purchase of new books, and the municip- ality will pay an equal amount. This arrangement will extend over a period of 10 years. There will also be a special reference library for teachers, but it has not been decided where it will be establish- ed. The pleasure of doing anything for a mother is half in the small- ness of the thing that pleases her. Honor is like the eye, which :annot suffer the least impurity without damage. It is a precious tone, the price of which is lessen- 'd by a single flaw.--Bossuet. encore, Mr. Witcraft sang a Negro spiritual, "Didn't It Rain." Miss Harriet Henning, soprano, radio singer, and also a member of the Chicago Civic Opera Com- pany, sang the "Waltz Song" from Gounod's "Romeo and Juliette," and the Bach-Gounod "Ave Maria," which she dedicated to the Sisters. Ralph Sunden, concert pianist and member of the Chicago Jun- ior Symphony, accompanied Miss Henning and Mr. Witcraft during their performances and played as solos, "Nocturne" by Chopin, "Spring Song" by Grieg, and "Liebestraum" by Listz. The finale consisted of Victor Herbert's "Little Gypsy Sweet- heart" and "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life," duets sung by Miss Hen- ning and Mr. Witeraft. As an en- core, they sang together the patri- otic melody, "March On." Follow- ing this number, they requested the audience to join in the sing- ing of "God Bless America." The "Fine Arts Trio" is on tour of the Southern States, going from Mt. St. Mary's, where they their only engagement in Rock, to Arkadelphia and on int( Louisiana. Spanish Youth Leaders to Spread Social Doctrines Madrid. (EL--The social teach- ing of the Church as contained in the Encyclicals was the theme of the address made by the Most Rev. Leopoldo Eijo y Garay, Bish- op of Madrid, at the termination of the recent instruction course to Youth Front leaders. Bishop Eijo is spiritual director to the Frente de 5uventudes which embraces al- most all the students  of public and private schools, including the universities. The same day His Ex- cellency pontificated at the Mass of the Holy Ghost at which most of the leaders received Holy Com- munion. Bishop Eijo, in his address, laid heavy stress on social justice and the profoundly Chritian spirit which ought to animate the youths of the Falange. "Social justice," he said, "is the most important of the teachings in your charge. You must sow the doctrine of Christian reform for society in the economic order." Complete Doctrine "This," Bishop Eijo declared, "is the essence of our Movement. Fal- ange would not have elevated you to the dignity of instructors of Spanish youth unless you were found to be true Catholics; and you would not be good Catholics if you ignored the saving social doctrines of the Church." The Bishop also spoke of diffi- culties which will confront the Youth Front leaders in the ful- fillment of their mission: "When, in conforming economic liberal- sm, you are accused' of attacking sacred human liberty, you will say in the words of Jose Antonio, "We regard the individual as a funda- mental unit, because this is the thought of Spain where man has always been considered as the bearer of eternal values.' Man must be free, but liberty exists only within a determined order. In building a new order we, as occidentals, as Spaniards and as Christians, must begin with the man, with the individual." Nuns to Direct New Peru Public Hospital Lima. 00.--The Daniel A. Car- rion Hospital, built at Gallao by the Society for Public Assistance of the Capital, has been dedicated to and will be directed by the Sis- ters of Charity. A convent with chapel is a part of the edifice. The 1,200-bed hospital is named in honor of the student who sacri- ficed his life in the interest of science. He was inoculated with the autochtonal disease, Verruga Peruana I, Bertonelois, to prove that it was transmissible by in- oculation and to afford clinicial observance of the disease's de- velopment. Scottish Catholics Open Decent Amusementt Drive London. ().--Scottish Catholics are opening a drive to clean up current radio, stage and film pro- ductions. The Catholic Union of Glasgow has prepared a compre- hensive report, covering also in- decent literature, and is present- ing it to the Archbishop of Glas- gow, the Most Rev. Donald Mac- kintosh. The man that has gone down into the human heart and sounds the depths of its sorrows, and sympathized with its suffering in others, as Christ has done, is best fitted to bear his own cross when the hand of adversity pressed heavily upon him. Cardinal Gib- bons. BILL SCHMIDT AUTO-PARTS & TIRE CO. * PARTS FOR ALL CARS - Vulcanizing - Retreading 808-310 Towson Ave. Dial 4147 Fort Smith, Ark. , I "V" For Victory Originated in 1492 By Catholic Queen Chicago. (E). -- The symbol, "V" for Victory in the present World War, was first inspired by Queen Isabella of Spain the year of America's discovery, William J. Dammarell, Chief Corporation Counsel of the State of Ohio and noted Cath- olic lay leader of the Midwest, declared in a lecture here. Isabella conceived the "V" symbol in culmination of the victory over the Moors in 1492, Mr. Dammarell said. "A huge armorial banner with the heral- dic device was affixed to the walls of the Cathedral and the University of Salamanca in Spain," he added. "The base of the design read: 'To Christ the King and Victor.' The cen- ter of the shield was quite simple, and without a field, in- scribed with the huge dominat- ing letter 'V.' This was the original 'V' for Victory crusad- ing slogan in the known Cath- olic history.:" Anniversary At St. Mary's For Msgr. Tobin Little Rock.--The anniversary of the death Rt. Rev. Msgr. Thos. V. T ' was commemorated at Mr. Mary's, last Saturday. Requiem Mass was by the Very Roy. Msgr. Keany, convent chaplain, music by the Sisters choir. academy boarding students ed at Mass and received Communion. Monsignor Tobin was a friend and benefactor whose is still keenly felt by the of Mercy, and students of Mary's. Since his decease, ary 18, 1924, a Requiem MaSS been sung each year on the versary of his death. This tribute to the memory of loved Right Roy. Msgr. Tobin is a permanent the school calendar. Requiescat in pace. Need of Carrying Catho|i /" OR Identification Stressed " " r Seattle. (EL--Attention is y to the advisability of identification as a Catholic statement issued by the 'This is one o! a series re-' Office at the direction of the seating member$ ot the diner-" Rev. Gerald Shaughnessy, S. ican,MierarcAF. Bishop of Seattle. "Pastors and other the statement says, "are ed to call to the attention faithful from time to time, as portunity suggests, the ity of always carrying on person signs or marks of identificatoin so that in any gency, such as sudden seizure from home, or traffic air raid, or similar exigency, ministration of a priest better insured. No. 143. Bishop Pasclmng, M. M. Most Rev. Adolph John Paschang,  M. M.. Titular Bishop of Sasima and Vicar Apostolic of Kong- moon. Born, April 16, 1895, at Martinsburg, Mo. Joined Cath- olic Foreign Mission Society of America, Sept. 1, 1917. Ordained in New York, May 21, 1921. En- gaged in missionary work in China, 1921-1937. Administrator of Kongmoon Vicariate. 1936. Named Titular Bishop of Sasima. June 17, 1937. and appointed Vicar Apostolic of Kongrnoon. Conse- crated. Nov. 30. 1937. at Hong- kong. Last reported safe in Macao, Dec. 1941. IN.C.W.C.) Nature alone is wonderful, but man often spoils her wonders. Estate Left to Complete Philadelphia. OC). will of Miss Mary Louise probated Wednesday, her 0O0 estate is to be used to plots a chapel on the Sacred Heart Convent here, she died. last August. If a man does not arms he develops no biceps and if a man does not his soul he acquires no his soul--no strength of no vigor of moral fiber nor of spiritual growth. Alligators are harmless if keep their mouths shut. The may be said of gossips. Fentress Mortuary The Only Establishment In Arkansas designed, built and cated exclusively for Funeral ices. PHONE | "Home for ClergyWear" Reasonable Prices IRUBI00 SOl}Y[ INCORPORATED 417-419 Main Street Little Rock, Arkansas Newman LiE,rary Little Rock's CatholiceRental Library Rosaries Priced from 10c to $4.50 Serllng silvm'--sterllng sli- ver with cocoa beads-- crstal-colored, green ame- thyst, rose, amber, and sap. phlre. 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