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PAGE TWO THE GUARDIAN, FEBRUARY 12, 1943 Belgian Priest To Lecture On War At Marion Hotel Friday Noon Little Rock. (Special)--The Rev. Victor Dossogne, S.J., formerly Professor of History at the Uni- versity, of Namur, Belgium, now a Professor of History in the School of Law, Loyola University, New Orleans, La,, will be presented b'y the Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon at the Marion Hotel, 12:30 Friday, February 12. The public is invited; sixty cents a plate. : Father Dossogne is a noted lec  tutor on war events. He.waS an eye-witness of the German in- vasion of Belgium in May, :1940, and after much tribulation ha came During the Nazi invasion he tried to join the Belgian Army and' wit- nessed the ordeal of the refugees fleeing to France. Father Dossogne barely escaped being shot as a parachutist by the French, but was able to get to the South of France, where he lived among the refugees, giving What comfort he could. After the Franco-German "arm- istice, he returned to Belgium, but Wa forced to leave fleeing on a bicycle. From France he went to Spain, then Portugal, and finally the United States. to the United States. ..., ' Because of his background, and Father D0ssogne is a distinguish;, his wealth of experience, and the ed Jesuit Priest, and holds theAol information acquired during years lowing degrees, B.A.LL.B., :M.A,, of historical research in the Cap- Ph.D. Louvain. He has published imls of Europe, Reverend Victor numerous articles in reviews,.:zd ]J. Dossogne, S.J., is particularly a book on the history of Ilgium, [well versed to discuss conditions He spent several years doing "Fe l abroad today. search, and taking photograPhiq ., The following schedule for Fath- documents in different EUropean er.,Dossogne was announced yes- countries He studied at the Sot ' [terday. He will speak at Little bonne in Paris, at the UniversRy [Rock Junior College at 9:00 a.m., of Vienna. at Munich, Bonn, and [afCatholic High School at 10:00 Cologne. He is a member of the a:in:,  and over radio Station KARK Belgian and French Hlca ] a't 11:40 a.m., Friday. During the cademies.  i[ afternoon he will speak at 1:45 at When war broke out, Father Dos-:] the Little Rock High School and at gogne was professor of history at:J2:30 p.m., at Mt. St. Mary's Aca- ,,he Jesuit University of N/mur.: :de n. By J. P. Reynolds I Have you an IDEA? Sure you have, every man since the be- ginning of time had them, :Adam, the first man had an idea, but being somewhat unsophisti'ca{'e,:and a little too hasty, the result., were disasterous; work, sweat, doctor ,bills and funerals. Columbus had an idea. It sounded sill/ an'd even dangerous to the wise boys Of his days, but he followed his Military Drill Part Of Daily Life At Subiaco Subiaco. The Victory Corps., government recommended nation- wide wartime preparedness pro- gram for the high schools, has taken a very firm hold at Subiaco Academy since it was organized on Dec. 12 by the Roy. Clement Schmidt, O.S.B., A.M., B.Sc., di- rector of studies. Father Clement nd other Subiaco instructors have devoted a great deal of time to establishing the corps and the stu- dents have signed up ]00 per cent in its various divisions. The schedule has been rearranged in some instances to permit smooth functioning. One of the most fundamental changes brought about by estab- lishment of the corps is daily miUtary drill and a fine physical fitness program. Coach R. P. Maus and the Roy. Christopher Paladino jointly administer the physical fitness exercises, which are de- signed to present physically fit CK ,Roy. Alphonse Mueller, O.S.B., spiritual director, Charleston T. J. Arnold. president Park Hill, No. Little Rock G. H. Kenkel, secretary, Brlnkley Leo Hammer, treasurer, Ft. Smith J, J. Duerr, lit vice-president, Charleston Mrs Mary Burke; 2nd vice-president, Pocahontas , Victor Kordsmeier, 3rd vice-president, q Morriiton Mr, M. P. Wilkiewiezc presidenl >f Branch No. 1133 of North Lit- tle Rock has announced a meeting and entertainment to be held at st. Patrick's Parish Hall on Sun- day afternoon February 28th. Further details will appear in this column next week. Branch No. 79 will hold its reg- ular meeting Wednesday night the 17th of February at 8 p.m. at St. Edward's Basement Hall. Mr. William Gerke, the president, expects every member to be pre s- ent, as several important matters are to be discussed and passed on. Number 6, of the 11 points giv- en the Catholic ]Jnion of Arkansas, of which -nost C.K. of A. Branches are affiliated members is "Inter- est in Newman Club at University of Arkansas". If we could in- terest only one-non-Catholic stu- dent at that University, it could be possible that that party could young men to Uncle Sam when called fr war duty in any branch of the 'ervice. Some of tte ex- ercises are the same as those em- ployed by Coach Maus for years in connection with his athletic program, which produced six championship teams in fifteen years along with a record of nol more than two or three games lost in any season. But there are also many new slants to the exercis- ing, and the program will proceed with the teaching of "commando" tricks, endurance tests, camping outdoors, and the like. Drill Before Mass Students rise in the dark and drill before going to chapel for the morning Mass. The early drills last about 20 minutes. I: is followed by the major exercis period at 11:10, a fifty minute period. During this period mili- tary drill as well as commando tactics and other fitness factors ,are given to the boys. Now that I the various groups are getting into I shape they are finding fun as well as valuable instruction in the vhysical fitness work. The Boy Scout troops at the academy has become much more active since the Victory Corps took over responsibility for its work. It is directed by the Roy. Fintan Oldham, former Trojan football star, a lover of outdoor life. The students are clearing ground and preparing to make a "Victory Garden" this spring un- der direction of the Rev. Lambert Eckelhoff, and they ale sponsor- inga campus improvement project under the Rev. Damian Wewers. Studies Given Impetus Studies also have been given a new spurt under the impetus of the Victory Corps program. This is especially true of mathematics and the Physical sciences. A new course, aeronautics was introduced at the start of the second semester' by the Rev. Clement Schmidt. Boys belonging tO the "air" divi- sion of the corps have signed for aeronautics. This is one of five special divisions of the corps, which has also a general division. The other four special divisions are sea, land, production, and com- munity service. The victory' corps has an hour's meeting each Monday morning, with the Rev. George Strassner in charge. Activities of the past week and plans for the coming week are discussed at these meet- ings. Patriotic songs are sung, and usually a speech is given on some timely topic by one of the faculty men. The victory  Corps has either absorbed or Superseded every oth- er major campus activity. Basket ball, reduced to the minimum by tire and gas rationing, has flour.. ished in intramural games with some ten teams competing for the school championship. Coach Maus is directing the basket ball play- off and gives the same instruction, r THIRD DEGREE COUNCILS NEWS ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS Council 81 The Council's meeting will be at 7:45, next Tuesday night, due tp the fact, that we will have a lrominent speaker to address the members present, and it is the intention of the Grand Knight, to have all necessary business traosr: cted before 8 o'clock. Please 'be an time. Cpl. Wm. M. Lachowsky, Camp Robinson, was a welcome visitor' a the Club last week.. He ad- vised us that his brother is now ith the Armed Forces in North frica. Brother Bill looks fine. I P. F. C. James P. Welch, Camp Robinson, was a pleasant visitor at the Club Thursday of last week. Brother Pat was the Council's fgrmer Recording Secretary, and we are all wishing him well. Sgt. Joseph S. Iacovelli, Green- vlle Army Flying School, Green- v!lle, Miss., is home on a fur- lough, visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Savina Iacovelli, 614 East Washington Avenue, North Little Rock. Brother Joe is looking fine. We are always glad to welcome him at the Club, and he enjoys visiting with his Broth- er Knights. Brother J. J. Idema, who was inducted into the Army, is now with the Navy. He was a Corporal, but now he is an Ensign. His present address is Ensign Jacob J: Idema, U.S. Navy, B.O,Q., Bldg. 39, Camp Allen, Naval Construc- tion Training Center, Norfolk, Va. The many friends of Brother Bernard J. Heinze, are glad tO know that he has joined the Arm- ed Forces in defense of his coun- try. From now on it will be Major Bernard J. Heinze, Camp Robin- son, Ark. Congratulations Major Heinze. All Knights that can, should nmke an effort to attend the clos- ing days of the Mission, now be- ing held at St. Patrick's Church, North Little Rock. This is a Ca- tholic Activity, that we as Knights, should endeavor to be present and listen to things that are really essential in life. Have received a card from Brother Dalton Dailey, former Warden of this Council, in which he states that he is now at Camp Bradford, Norfolk, Va. His ad- dress is D. J. Dailey, C.M. 3/C- Co. A. Plt. 3 Batt. 85th.,Camp Bradford, Norfolk, Va. v'e e hunch and what were the results? The Good Old U.S.A., composed of Arkansas and 47 other states. Father McGivney had an idea, it grew in size and prestage to be- come that great organization, of which we are members; the Knights of Columbus. Now that Order is asking you for ideas, and will pay a $100.00 war bond for the best idea submitted, a $50.00 war bond to the second' best and a $25.00 war bond to the third. If you are a Knight of Colum- bus, and have an idea that might stimulate attendance at Council meetings---attwaot former mem- bers or new prospects---or contri- bute to the welfare of the Church Nation, community or members send it to the Knights of Columbus Idea Contest Box 1670, New Haven, Conn., no later than March 15th. Here's a suggestion, if your idea has reference to Church or Nation. Don't suggest dogmatic or constitutional changes, because the need of waste paper is not so serious now. Assuming that you have an idea of the idea, let's proceed. You can send in as many ideas as you please, each must be written on separate pieces of paper using only one side; your name and' address and your council number should be written in" the upper right hand corner of each page sub- mitted. Remember the decision of the judges is final, the field is wide open, and the award worthy of your effort. Why not bring it up at your next council meeting. A good suggestion thoroughly discussed, polished off and perfected by the concentrated thought of many members, might develop the win- ning idea. Your council could present the bond to your Parish Church, your council's needs or some charitable activity or sold- ier's recreational center. Let's go into this with some vim and put Arkansas in the running. indeed 'glad to hear from you Brother Dalton. It is with much sorrow that the passing of Brother George Hart, Jr., is announced. He was a loyal member of this Council and a credit to its membership. To his devoted wife, loving children and relatives, the membership of this Council extends to them, its i heartfelt and' sincere sympathy, in this, their heart stricken hours of deepsorrow and woeful grief. Have just received a letter from Brother Pete Merloni, who is at become a second Cardinal New- man, or at least a convert to the Cturch. Let our members do their utmost in furthering this sixth point and thereby help our Bishop, our Church, and the Ca- tholic Union. Two Bishops Named To Fill Vacancies In Irish Dioceses Vatican City. (E) -- Monsignor Eugene O'Callahan, Vicar Gener- al of the Archdiocese of Armagh has been named Bishop of Clogher in Ireland. The Rev. Daniel Cohalan, pastor of St. Finnbarr's Church in Cork, has been named Bishop of Water- ford and Lismore. of a blood donor group among the members of this Council, and the Knights have been ever faithful in fulfilling their obligations to their fellow Knights in giving their blood whenever called upon by their brothers. Lecturer, Lawrence H. Lips- meyer, advises that he has a good treat in store for all Knights, and urges them to be present and take part of the things that he has pre- pared for them. Brother E. J. Pope, Jr., left this week for New Orleans, La. It is his intention to sail again with the Maritime Commission. His cousin, Frank Vogler, left with him. We wish you both safe sail- ing. Little Rock. -- Grand Knight, John R. Helbron, Little Rock Council No. 812, announces that he has made arrangements to have a Special Speaker at the Council's next regular meeting, Tuesday night, February 16th. The speaker for this special oc- casion will be Mr. J. Clark New- sore, Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Department of Justice, Lit- tle Rock, Ark. Mr. Clark will choose as his subject: "THE F.B.I.'S RESPON- SIBILITY IN NATIONAL DE- FENSE MATTERS." After his address, Mr. Clark will show a picture entitled "MEN OF THE F.B.I." The Council is favored in having Mr. Clark to address the members and also show an inter- esting picture, and the members should show their appreciation by having a large representation of tile Council present to greet Mr. Clark. Religion attaches the emotions present in Framingham, Mass. and passions of man to lofty ob- Framingham has organized a jects, and thus purifies, chastens blood donor group, and according and consecrates them. to newspaper clippings, Brother :v - Pete is taking an active part in Make acts of confidence in God completing the City's " quota of Who will supply deficiency if you 1,000 blood donors. He also has have done your best. Cod will to' his credit here the organization help you carry your burden, though on a reduced scale, that the regular varsity receives. Ob- servers have said that the victory corps at Subiaco is among the most flourishing units in the state for the size of the school. It certainly need yield to none in point of stu- dent and faculty support. Tbe en- rollment is 100 per cent. Weekly Calendar Of Feast Days (By N.C.W.C. News Service) Sunday. February 14.St. Val- entine suffered persecution under Claudius II and was beheaded in 270. He is responsible for having given a Christian character to the feast of the goddess Juno in Feb- ruary. Monday, February 15SS. Faus- tinus and Jovita were brothers who preached during the early perse- cutions in the. city of Brescia. They were martyred in 121. Tuesday, February. 16.---St. On- es'thus was converted and baptized by St. Paul in a prison in Rome. He suffered martyrdom in the /ear 96. Wednesday, February 17. -- St. lavian, Bishop, Martyr, was elect- ed Patriarch of Constantinople in 447. From that first he was de- stined to conflict and persecution and in 448 was faced with the grave problem of condemning the heresy of the monk Eutyches. In the difficulties which arose St. Flavian was abused and carried into banishment. Thursday, February 18.  St. Simeon, Bishop, Martyr, was the son of Cleophas, otherwise called Alleus, brother 'of St. Joseph, and of Mary, sister to the Blessed Virgin. He was therefore nephew both to St. Joseph and to the Blessed Virgin and a cousin to Our Saviour. When the Jews killed St. James the Lesser, his brother Simeon reproached timm for their cruelty and was chosen to succeed his brother as Bishop of Jerusalem. He died in the year 107 after hav- ing undergone horrible tortues for several days, despite his 120 years of age. Friday, February 19.  St. Bar- batus, Bishop, was born in the ter- ritory of Beneventa in Italy, to- ward the end' of the pontificate of St. Gregory the Great, in the' be- ginning of the Seventh century. Taking Holy Orders he was im- mediately employed by his 'Bishop in preaching, for which he had ex- traordinary talent. He died Feb- ruary 29, 682, at the age of 70. Saturday, February 20.--St. Eu- cherius, Bishop, was born at Or- leans, of an illustrious family. He decided to quit the world and about the year 712 retired to the Abbey of Jumiege in Normandy. He was consecrated' in 721 and banished by Charles Martel in 737. He devoted himself to prayer and meditation until his death in 743. ON THE AMERICAN MISSION FRONT These young Maryknoll Fathers, heads together, bend over a large map and pick out the posts which they have been assigned in the mission fields of Latin America. All but five of the group 26 missionaries had seen previous service in the Orient, and the majority were formerly in interment camps. Following an impressive departure ceremony they are en route to new fields, Central and South America. Wide World photo. (N.C.W.C.) FR. McCALLUM (Continued from page 1) At nine o'clock on Monday morn- ing Father McCallum celebrated his First Low Mass, and was as- sisted by Father McTamney. He ws welcomed into the Dallas Dio- cese by Father Thomas J. Taaffe, pastor of the Holy Name Church, Fort Worth. After Mass break- fast was served': in the Parish House. Before departing for Philadel- phia, where the Rev. John V. Me- Callum will sing his First Solemn Mass in the Church of the Visita- tion, B.V.M., on Sunday, February 7, Father and his mother were guests at Fathers Lawrence De- Falco, and Albert Marchiano, of St. Patrick's, Fort Worth. On Feb. 20th, Father McCallum will return to Dallas to receive his appointment in the Diocese. SCOUTS Troop 4 The weekly meeting of Troop 4 was held at St. Edward's on Jan. 29, 1943. It was presided over by Sr. Patrol Leader Jack Doig, and Asst. Sr. Patrol Leader, James Crawford. Two new scouts were accepted at the meeting, Scouts Moser and Chancy of the Panther Patrol. Scoutmaster Spinneweber urged the boys to sell as many tickets as possible for th coming dinner at the Hotel Marion, February 11. He also asked them to work hard- er for advancement. Troop 4 was represented at the Board of Review January 28 by Jack Doig, who passed First Class and reading and Handicraft Merit Badges; James Sullivan, First Class, reading and Handicraft. Both boys also received personal Health Merit Badges. A Green Bar Meeting was pre- sided over by Mr. Spinneweber. The behavior of the troop was dis- cussed, and the scouts passed a 1.aw stating that a member could be voted out of the Troop by only five other scouts in good stand- ing. The Scoutmaster has the right to veto any vote. Each scout was assigned some job to do by the next meeting, when the Troop will discuss plans for a Troop Party. Troop 11 Beaver Patrol The Beaver Patrol met Feb- ruary 2nd at the home of Patrol Leader, Joe Friend. During the business meeting, it was decided to discontinue the practice of collecting dues. Plans were made for building a "treck cart". Bob Pope was elected As- sistant Patrol Leader. In the devotion to His Sacred Heart Jesus encourages a state of intimate friendship between God and man. Divine Love seeks hu- man love--the Divine Heart of Christ begs for the human heart of man. Christ is saying: "Give Me thy heart." He offers us His own heart in assurance of good will: TO GET RID OF A BAD' COLD IN A HURRY TRY S. & B. "SPRATOX" It is just the remedy to check it quickly and if used in time will often prevent it, and other troubles that follow a cold. We are mailing it out every day, why can't we mail you an outfit75c complete and guaranteed to satisfy SNODGRASS & RRACY Advertisemzat. Retaliatory Measures Taken By Norway Nazis Vs. Church Leaders Washington. (E)Nazi authorities in Norway have adopted re- taliatory measures against in- dividual leaders of the Church of Norway (Luthern) for their "New Year's Message" which told their congregations of increasing ,iol- ence being employed by the Nazis in their attacks on religion in that invaded country, according to ,ord received by the Royal Norwegian Information here. Two members of the Temporary Church Leadership, Prof. O. Hal- lesby and Pastor Ludvig Hope, were ordered to report to the Nor- wegian State Police and explain reasons for issuing the message, the advices stated. When they re- fused to report, it was stated; their homes were searched by the State Police and a complete inventory of their belongings was mace. Bishop James Moror:qf the Church of Norway, another signer of the message, was ordered by the Nazis last November to remain within the confines of his diocese and to report to the police He was charged with stigated' rebellions." rik Hille, another signer, rested by the Gestapo in and banished from his A Swedish radio report Hoerby on January 27, by the Federal Commission, quoted a source in Oslo as saying Norwegian State Police had initely confiscated" the Professor Hallesby and Hope, and had "dissolved fortunes." The report "Furthermore, the police arrested the Norwegian who copies and distributed his marion." The Norwegian clergy's Year's Message told congregation of the ence being employed in their attacks on the appealed to parents to resist schemes for enrollin the Youth Service Plans For Party Completed By Business Women Miss Nora Miles, project chair- man of the Catholic Business Wo- men's Club, announces that plans are perfected for the annual card party to be held at the Robinson Auditorium on Monday, February 15, 1943. Tickets are being sold now and those wishing to reserve a table should call Miss Miles, or any other member of the Club. Players are requested to furnish their own cards and score cards. There will be one grand prize for men and' one for women and in addition about twenty door prizes will be given. Attractive table prizes are given one for each table of four. Table prizes are hand made by members of the Club. Competition is keen among the three teamS--the Army, the Navy and the Marines and each chair- man is confident of the success of her team in the contest now being held. Miss Martha Bott, chairman of the Marines, had meeting of her committee at a Dutch dinner Thursday night at Atkins Cafeteria, and a meeting of the Army, with Miss Catherine Boever, will be held Sunday morn- ing at the U.S.O. Club on East Seventh Street. Plans were made at each meeting to forge ahead and win the prize offered to the team which sells the most tickets. At the present time the Army is in the lead, with the Navy under lhe leadership of Miss Helen Burke is second. The Club realizes that now more than ever young people should have an opportunity to prepare themselves for the future Allsopp & Chapple Booksellers and Sationers 307-309 Main Street . Call DAN DEARASAUCH For Office Supplies---Ph. 2-1846 and only girls who would not erwise have a high school tion are given a change to this scholarship. 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