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PAGE SIX THE GUARDIAN, FEBRUARY ! 2, 1943 POLISH REFUGEES RESETTLED IN AFRICA {Thousands of Polish refugees, after tragic wanderings through South Russia and Iran, have been re-  i]settled by the British Government in ast Africa, and have received help from the American Red ]Cross. In the upper photo/refugee boys are shown attending a field Mass in their camp, where they receive manual and technical training with chool :supplles furnished .by the American Junior. Red "Cream, Lower phot show th$ refugees doing: their laundry (left) and mllaqkl:pK" (right) upon .the, "Worlf, BeSilent, Pray' Cardinal Gerlier.Exhorts Men Of 'Crua00ed France' Zurich, Switzerland.:(With'anIsecrated the world to the Imma- invocation to the Blessed Virgin,re: culate Heart of Mary, Cardinal "look down with sympathy upoD Gerlier declared "that this appeal our crucified France, upon our d'iRi ! hay be heard, let it be heard ordered souls, upon all our br0th4: thorough Mary." Exhorting French- Eminence ors in captivity," His men to "raise up your hearts," the Pierre Cardinal Gerlier, Arch-Cardinal said of the Immaculate bishop of Lyons, France, coun- Heart: soled a pilgrimage of men at Four vierre to "Work, Be Silent, Pray:"' A Mass of the Repatriated was celebrated as the highlight of the pilgrimage. Cardinal Gerlier, at the outset of his discourse, declared the "pro: found source of the evil which has been visited upon the earth and which is a desolation of all peoples, is the abandonment of Jesus Christ and of His law of justice and of charity." He asked: "Why is it that so many French- men still have not realized it?" Stressing the need for Christian action in his war-blighted nation Cardinal Gerlier asserted: "The worst of all catastrophes would be that the world, ravaged by what the Pope calls its progres- sive de-Christianization, should continue to sink into paganism, which, in several quarters, certain persons dream of substituting for the Christian ideal, and thus flounder in this modern material- ism which has given tragic proof of its impotency to create justice, peace and fraternityall that hu- manity so ardently desires." Counseling Frenchmen to "Work, Be Silentl Pray," Cardinal Gerlier exhorted "everyone, in his posi- tion and with all his heart," to de- vote himself "to the maximum of conscience and of courage to his profession; to the work of the household" and to the work "of Catholic Action, whose urgency the present events emphasize in underlining the urgency of t]aat re-Christianization of all the soc- ial milieux." Regarding the counsel to "Be Silent," the prelate said: "Be Silent. You understand me; I shall not dwell on this point. You see enough with your own . eyes of the profound evil resulting from the disagreements, the im- prudent advice and' proposals, the incompetent judgments, the im- passionate attitude, into which too many Frenchmen have allowed themselves to slip. You, as I, know of home cruelly divided by these acts of imprudence. "Oh, thank God, you Christians know how to remain calm, to pre- serve your exterior and interior calm. And I wish also not only to make you understand that noth- ing is more deplorable and con- demnable than the thoughtless and fruitless gestures of violence, whose weight falls back on inno- cent persons, but also to have you understand above all the neces- sity of remaining silent in the midst of angry and excited mobs about you. The immense prob- lems to be faced are beyond our pgwer. It is to God that we must aipeal, that He enlighten those who have the responsibility ' of solving them. "That is why after telling you to Work and to Be Silent, I tell you above all to Pray. Pray for our unhappy Fatherland, which will, we know, rise again on that day when we shall be worthy of it. It is that day that God awai{s in order to grant our plea." "In the midst of our cries, an- guish and sufferings, what a motif of confidence, of unshakable, un- breakable confidence." Mothers-Altar Society Has Annual Election Little Rock. --The Mothers-Al- tar Society of St. Edward's Church held their Annual Communion Breakfast on Candlemas Day, Feb- ruary 2. Immediately following the Breakfast a business meeting was held at which time new mem- bers were initiated into the Soc- iety and officers were elected for the ensuing year. Officers elected for the year 1943 were: Mrs. Joe Rolf, President; Mrs. Leon Major, First Vice-Presi- dent; Mrs. Edwin Hoyt, Second Vice,President; Mrs. J. L. McCor- mick, Secretary; and Mrs. Frank Frederick, Treasurer. New members taken into he Society were: Mrs. W. J. Kleck, iMrs. J. F. McCormick, Mrs. Sid- ney Roberts, Mrs. William Rolf, Mrs. William Smedley, Mrs. Louis Rhine and Mrs. H. D. Beck. A vote of thanks was given to the outgoing officers who had ser- ved faithfully and successfully during the past year. Out-going officers are: Mrs. M. C. O'Brien, PreSident; Mrs. Edwin Hoyt, First Vie-President; Mrs. Leon Major, Second Vice-President; Mrs. Tony Btnz, Secretary; and Mrs. Louis Hoyt, Treasurer. Catholic Business Women's Club The regular monthly dinner meeting of the Catholic Business Women's Club was held Monday evening at the Freiderica Hotel. After a short business meeting, !presided over by Miss Mary Raley, club president, a report on the sale of tickets for the benefit card party was given by each team cap- tain, Miss Catherine Boc#ver for the Army team, Miss Helen Burke for the Navy, and Miss Martha Bott for the Marines. The Navy team won the prize for having sold the greatest number of tickets dur- ing the month. Lt. Manice Hill of the WAAC re- cruiting office gave an interesting short talk on the WAAC organiza- tion. Two new members, Miss Rosemary Almstedt and Mrs. Thomas Burns were introduced to the club as were the guests, Mrs. Martha McCormick and Mrs. Mary Gibbs. The  meeting was closed with prayer by the club counselor, the Rev. Patrick Lynch. We should at least spend as Recalling that His Holiness Pope much time in thanking God for Plus XII in a message to Portugal His favors as we have spent in on the twenty-fifth anniversary of asking for them.St. Vincent de the apparitions of Fatima, has con, Paul. Mrs. Martin Will Head USO Committee Little Rock.--Mrs. "Blick" Mar- tin will be chairman of the Club Hospitality Committee of the USO, NCCS Club, Sunday, February 14th. As her committee Mrs. Martin has chosen the following ladies: Mrs. Mullins McRaven, Mrs. Ar- thur Emmerling, Mrs. Gerry Glenn, VIrs. Jno. L. Kenney, Mrs. Katherine Dehmer, Mrs, D. E. Richard, Mrs. H. O. Crawford, Mrs. W. F. Lewis, Mrs. C. E. Hol- lingsworth, Mrs. R. B. Myers and Mrs. Dan Troilett. These ladies will serve coffee and cake to the service men dur- ing the morning coffee hour and ake and coffee during the after- noon.  Rector Honored On Twelfth Anniversary Little Rock,  An anniversary rogram was presented by the )upils of St. Andrew's and Holy fouls Schools in honor of the Rector of the Cathedral, Rt. Rev. Msgr. F. A. Allen, on Monday afternoon at 2:15. Numbers on the program were as follows: 'Anniversary Song,' Chours by all the children; Report of the Little Ones, St. Andrew's Primary Grades; 'The Isle of My Love,' accordion solo, by Mildred Booth 'Keep Singing,' Chorus by 4th and 5th grades of Holy Souls; "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms,' accordion solo by Dolores I-Iollenberg; 'Dolly Has the Flu' Frances Lucy and Richard Ba- jorek; 'The Museum', a reading by eight pupils of the seventh grade; "Congratulations', by Steve Battisto; and Presentation of the spiritual bouquet by Joe Biltz. After the program, Monsignor spoke a few words of appreciation to all who had made this surprise anniversary program possible. The guests and the children were then served cake and ice cream by the Mothers' Club. Mother Says, "If They Had To Go, I Know They Were Prepared." Washington. (bE)-- With "lray hard and work hard" as a motto, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Sullivan, of Waterloo, Ia., whose five Cath- olic U. S. sailor sons were reported missing in action in the Solomon Islands navfl battle last Nov- ember, left this city today, the plaudits of Washington officialdom heaped high upon them, on a United States Navy morale mission which will take them into war plants and shipyards along the Eastern seaboard. The Sullivans "@ill visit plants and shipyards in Baltimore, Phil- adelphia, New York and Bridge- port, Conn. As Mrs. Sullivan put it: "We just want to ask the work- ers in the plants and shipyards to wort" hard and to pray hard so God will speed the day when other mother's boys will come home to them." The Sullivans, whose courage despite the weight of the greatest tragedy this war has brought to any American home are just plain "home folks." Mrs. Sullivan, a )lump, genial personification of that tender phrase, "Dear Morn," appears to dominate any scene up- on which the brave parents appear. They were received yesterday at the White House by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, who has termed Mrs. Sullivan "an inspira- tion to American mothers." They also visited the Capitol and were received by Vice President Henry A. Wallace, who had told them in a letter of condolance "it is the courage of the Sullivans that will bring victory to the United Nat- ions." They also met the Iowa Congressional delegation at the Capitol. They also saw Rear Admiral Clark H. Woodward, chief of the U. S. Navy Incentive Division, and with him completed plans for the morale mission to the plants and shipyards. The SuUivans were the targets of newspaper and movie photographers during their the voice recordings of other great personages, including General Douglas MacArthur, in the pro- motion of war bond and siamp sales. They were "tuckered out" to put it mildly -- after a full day of activities in Washington when they arrived at their hotel last night. "But I'm glad I can do it and very glad that I can be of help," said Mrs. Sullivan. She has not given up hope that her boys arc safe. She still prays devoutly for their safety. They are mem- bers of St. Mary's Parish, back in Waterloo, and Mrs. Sullivan '.'cgularly lights votive lights in front of the altar of the Blessed Virgin before praying for her sons well-being. "People all over tlie country, especially mothers who have sons in the services, have been very kind," Mrs. Sullivan said. "I have received hundreds of letters and telegrams, but I cherish most of all the Masses that folks have had said for my boys." Mrs. Sullivan was looking for- ward to her visit to New York. She wanted most of all, to attend ass and see St. Patrick's Cathed- irel. "I've heard and read so much about it and I've never seen it, you know," she said. After the morale tour, Mrs. Sullivan will go back home for a few days and then start out for Portland, Oreg., where she will christen a U. S. Navy minesweeper the U. S. S. Tawasa. Later she said, she hoped to aid in war bond and stamps sales. When her boys  George Tho- mas, Francis Henry, Joseph Eu- gene, Madison Abel and Albert Leo Sullivanmarched off in a body to the war, Mrs. Sullivan said they all went to Mass and Communion at St. Mary's Church the day they left home. They all had gone to the parochial school there. stay in the Capitol. "They are good boys and attend Mrs. Sullivan made a movie to their Church duties regularly. sbo and also a voice recording, If they had to go, I know they were which will be used along with prepared," Mrs. Sullivan said. Radio Priest Defines Ch00stian Social Order On 'Cathol,c Hour' :New York. (E) The Christian social order, unlike all other or- ders, starts with man rather than with class, the Rt. r Roy. Msgr. Ful- ton J. Sheen, of the Catholic Uni- versity of America, declared in an address delivered in the "Catholic I. ,, . our program nero. The address was the sixth in a series of 17 which Monsignor Sheen is presenting on the general theme "The Crisis in Christendom." The "Catholic Hour" is carried over a network of the National Broadcast- mg Company from Station WEAr here and is produced by the Na- tional Council of Catholic Men. Declaring that the Christian so- lution is to get behind neither Capital nor Labor exclusively, but "to be behind Capital when Mar- xian Socialism would destroy pri- vate property, and to be behind the right to a just wage," Mon- signor Sheen said: '"The Christian order starts with man; all the other orders start with a class. Capitalism and Com- munism, for example, though op- posite in their directions, like branches of a tree, are neverthe- less rooted in the same economic principle, that a class is to take all. Communism is only rotted Capital- ism. Under Capitalism the em- ployer takes all; under Marxian Socialism the employe takes all. Basic Principle Given "The Christian economic order starts with men. Its basic prin- tion. This demands a revolution- ary change of the whole economic order, because it affirms the prim- acy of the human over the econo- mic. Its starting principle is that the right of a man to a living wage is prior to the right of return on investments. "From this basic principle of the Christian economic charter the following conclusions are drawn: "First, when an industry is unable to pay a wage sufficient hot only for a moderately comfortable life but also for savings, the difference should be made up either by in- dustry pooling a percentage of all wages paid, in default of this, by the State. "Second, neither the capitalist's right to profits nor the laborer's right to organization are absolute and unlimited; they are both sub- ject to the common good of all. Both the right to profits and the right to organization are means, and as means they are to be judged by the way they promote the true ends of life: Religion, general prosperity, peace, and happy hu- man relations. These rights there- fore can be suspended for the com- mon good of all. "Third, the consumer must not be treated as the indispensable m0000mmmmm atholic )   Honor Of Roll ) ) Little St. Patrick's Church, North Little Rock : Rev. Joseph M. Burns, Pastor The following is a list o/ a series showing Catholic men and women of the Diocese of Little now serving their country in the Armed Forces. lists as they appear each week will be grouped ing to parishes and will be compiled from the report ot pastors submitted by them last fall as a plete list of names of members of their parish in the Armed Forces as of November 1st, 1942. ditional names will be supplied the Chancery by the pastors on May 1st, 1943. PRAYER O loving God', Have mercy upon the men on the battlefields, on ships at sea, and on ships in the skies. Graciously help them to bear :the hardships and the suffering i that may befall them, and the sep- aration from home and loved ones. Lessen the sorrow and anxiety in every mother's heart, and in the hearts of all near and dear to the men. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. The following parishioners of St. Patrick's Church are serving in the Army: Thomas Battisto, Lawrence Parker, Philip Malnik, Edmund Fargo, John L. Paladino, Raymond Engster, R. Adrelli, William E. Culp, Ferdinand L. Kiehl, Paul Schuller, Murrel Schuller, Henry Antonacci, Charles Boomer, condition of unlimited demands by Labor or unlimited profits by Cap- ital, but as the person whose in- terest s the true end of the whole process. Union Of Capital, Lbor "Fourth, the distinction between Capital and Labor which has its basis in whether one buys labor or sells it, must be broken down and must give away to a union of Cap- ital and Labor on the basis of the common service they render to the nation. "Fifth, the wage contract should whenever possible be modified somewhat by a contract of part- nership between employer and em- ploye so that the wage earners are made sharers in some measure in the profits, management, or own- ership, of industry. "Sixth, the State, while justly altering an acquisitive society which causes profits to take pre- cedence" over the human, must avoid falling into the opposite ex- treme of substituting for the ac- quisitiveness of money an ac- quisitiveness of power, or by sub- stituting for the authority of cap- ital, the authority of labor or bureaucracy. "Seventh, Democracy should be extended, not curtailed. The Christian concept of politics is that government exists for the common good of all. If democracy is to be made effective the holders of economic power, whomsoever they be--whether Capital or La- bor-must be made responsible to the community. They are its ser- vants, not its masters." George J. Wojhoski, Thomas rissey, Charles M. Franz, Walker, Joseph Bauer, M. Landenberger, Andrew A. ter, J. E. Bouchard, John A. and Eugene Parker. Enlisted in the Navy are: William J. Hammond, J. Narey, Conrad Malnik and nard F. Cotter. Serving with the Coast are the following: Raymond A. Wojhoski, M. Chudy, Sylvester L. Roy Carmack, Raymond and Leo Kordsmeier. In the Army Air Corps are: Bernard Thomey, Frank Marion Block, Anthony H. trailer, William A. Narey, Ballman and Michael M. Gray. Serving with the American Service is: John Pruniski, Jr. HOW ABOUT Altar Society At Stuttgart Meets Stuttgart.The Altar the Holy Rosary Catholic at Stuttgart held its meeting at the home of Mrs. Wallworth. Twenty-five were present. Mrs. Oscar Selig presidenL and Mrs. W. R. was elected to fill this office the ensuing year. In the business meeting, which Mrs. Seibold committee reported that was realized from the home fit parties given during the and the Society voted to these parties. A :Sick 6omrnitte'of Mrs. t7 Hoolihan, Mrs. Anna Teske, Mrs. George Schmid was pointed. Appointed to solicit funds the St. Joseph's statue were Ed Kuetzer, Mrs. Joe Siever, Lawrence Selig, Mrs. E. J. han, Mrs. Harry Wittenover, Herman Woerver, and Mrs. Seibold. Father Evans gave a talk on need of an executive to assist the president, and plimented the outgoing Mrs. A. R. Thorell for her during the year. A social hour for the followed, and a salad course ing out the Valentine motif served. Hostesses for the next will be Mrs. R. E. Lee, and ttarry ciple, is this: Economic activity is not the end of human life, but the servant of human life. There- fore, the true primary end of economic production is not profit, but the satisfaction of human needs. In other words, production exists for consumption, and only secondarily for profits. The old order was: Consumption exists for production and production for finance. The Christian order re- verses it: Finance exists for pro- duction, production for consump- Lost Five Sons on Cruiser Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F.  Sullivan, of St. Mary's parish, Waterloo, Ia., parents of the five Sullivan brothers reported missing in action when the cruiser Juneau was lost off the Solomon Islands, visited the Nation's Capital, en route to a tour of war plants along the Atlantic coast. In Washington they were received by Mrs. Roose- velt, wife of the President, and are pictured with Vice President Henry Wallace. in the Senate building. Renl NewsDhotoo (N.C.W.C.} YOUR Catholic Paper?, With all that is being said "about The Guardian these days, did you take care of the renewal of Your subscription? ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS! 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