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PAGE SIX THE GUARDIAN, FEBRUARY 22, 1930 MlgglflN Uflllq~ I Mrs. C. M. Smith, Mrs. O. C. Nau- teated one of the fastest teams they ] Courage Lacking accepted by the Athenians in princi- brought about by the I~JliJJtl AllIJttJIJlt~ ]mann, Mrs. G. Churchill, Mrs. S. L.have played thi~ season the Morril-IFear of the newspapers is then ple, the poor were despised and terence of the people. lig,4qy|liT|tr|rO ]Burkett, Mr. O. M. Kahmann, Olli~ton High School, team. The gamejtbe cause of the trouble in the opin- pitied. Money and wealth were re- he said ,take the attitude /4LIIVIIlPO I Schratz, Louis Bareseh, J. J. Dons- was fast and exciting.The Morril-iion of the author of this plea. "The speared, honored and envied even as religion is as good as the -- ]van and Mr. C. J. Saenger. Tables ton forward, Gibson, made several public prosecutorshave not the they are with us. Declares a Greek cept the Catholic, which is 0 " " ..... ~ ..... ]were arranged for bridge, also a long shots. St. Mary's forward, Eve- courage to move against the united p el: Money m the blood and soul good; while others believe t] IYlAK IMIYlA~ULAI~. ] table for pitch, accomodating thoselyn Newton, though heavily guarded, publishing in~erests with their mil-I of mortals. He who lacks it, walks religion is as bad as the other, Schedule of Masses.Friday,] who did not play" bridge. High played with her usual skill. Other lions~ of publication circulating among the living as one who is Catbolicity, which is worse t 21st, St. GeorgeKnobel 8 a. m';/scores were won in bridge by Mrs. star players of the evening were throughout America and demoraliz- dead." One of the world's greatest the other religions. Saturday, 22rid,St. Fidelis, Bates-] C. M. Smith and Mr. George Cole- Pierce of Morrilton and Epps and ing the future ,citizens of the nation drama,mrs, Euripides, expresses the It is this attitude against C ville at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.] man. Each were awarded a hand- Robinson, bath of St. Mary's. New4~on and the states in bold and open de- opinion: "the slave, when he obtains cism that makes the work P. Cargill, 8:30 a. m. Mary Im-J some prize. Mr. Schratz won thescored high with 23 points to her fiance of the federal laws. The to riches, is honored; while the poor Guild successful, the speake maculate, Hoxm, Sunday, 7 a. m.; St. lprize in pitch, credit; Gibson came next with 21.same situation is found in more than freeman amounts to nothing," and All of them are interested in John, Newport, Sunday, 9:30 a. m.] The home was most attractively Line-up. one state." Menander has this to say: "to be icity. Perhaps only with eh The St. Valentine dance, which was!decorated with motifs and symbols St. Mar~'s. - Morrilton. While the newspapers have much poor is to be despised and without 3rind of interest such as one given Friday evening in Mary Im-[of the valentine season and the de- Newton" Gibsonto account for in this connection, the h " " " maeulate Hall was attended by Silicious ice course served by She " Forward public cannot be held entirely blame- onor. The poor man himself was ward a criminal, but neverth~ frequently oppressed by the thought interest. The average Eng] large crowd. In addition to thel hostess at a late hour further car- Nahlen Me,'rick less. A comparatively small number that everybody looked down on him. has his own opinion of the so0 ~rmnds from Hoxie and Wa!nutlried out the chosen color scheme. 1 Forward of families, insisting that the paper "Poverty forces many, verily against that belonged to the Catholic Ridge there were representatives] A call meeting was asked for the I Robinson Pierceread by them should first clean its nature, to concern themselves with in the past and the dark de0 from Pocahontas, Jonesboro, Brook-]evening of Tuesday at 7:30 p. m. to ~ Center ........ own columns of lascivious pictures things which are upworthy of them," performed, of what the Chute ings and Poplar Bluff. Dancing be-Itransact some urgent and important Epps Brown and accounts of immoral actions, and declares another quotation from one present, and of what it will do gun at 9:30 p. m. and closed at 2 J business. ~ ............... Ceniel~ ...........next insisting the publications in of the reek poets. It is to be ex- future if it has a chance. " a.m. A most enjoyable time was Mr. C. J. Saenger, who last sum- K. Hart Verpequestion should aid in a campaign pected that under such conditions that this morbid interest bring had by all. The music-for the oC-lmer donated five lots and an eight- ....... G-ua-~-d .............. :against obscene books and mugs- even the poor free were really able to the meetings of the Guild casion was furnished by the I~noble]room house in Hoxie to the Mission Briscoe Irving zincs, could accomplish wonders. The to enjoy the "lmpermhab]e glory and,they hear Catholic doctrine. Hotel Orchestra of Jonesboro, and to I of M'ary Immaculate, has again made ............ Guar~i ............. , owners of newspapers are no less beauty of ancient Athens," of which l "Normally we get a cr~ ~ase the voice of the dancers "It was ..... ........ , l a donation this time to the Ladies Substitutions: Vogler for .Epps; sensztzve to the demands of an mflu- "Adam Coaldzgger" speaks? The iSheed said. "We usually ~o oes~ ever l, uncn was served at t Auxiliary. To them he has given R. Hart for Nahlen. ential group of citizens than the ancients remized this to be impossi- meetings in a quiet side midnight. Mrs. M. T. Daley had two beautiful lots located in the so- politicians are to the attitude of the ble. It is Euripides who declares: empties into a busy press. "How can one (a poor man) stride l Often times the crowd will sistedCharge byandherin sister,arrangementSMrs. B.WasShipp;aS" AsleCtweresidentialare in possesionSeCtin Ofof aNe'~'prt'lot for SUPREMEBLAMEsCOURTTHE PREssJUSTICEFoR Unfortunately that multi-headed over the crest of the waves? Bone- have. It will yell at th~ Mr. R. L. Staudt, M_v. J. Zalaker. the church the ladies are selling FLOOD OF EVIL LITERATURE something called the "public" is .but diction does not come to our pover- at times throw vegetables Mrs. W. A. Dowell was in charge of Ichances on these lots, $1.00 per rarffly willin gto exert its influence ty," while another Greek thinker de- "Nearly every crowd will the lunch. The evenings festivities~ chanch. Some one is going to get l in the right direction, and even clares: "the ship of life of the poor lain at least one lunatic. netted the society's treasury the some splendid lots. The fund de- hardly ~sufficiently aware of the modestly hugs the coastline; the life woman tried to convert me rived will go toward the building power it might be able to exert if it of the rich, on the other hand, makes tantism by attending every fund. were willing to do so. the voyage across the high sea. It meetings for about a month Thnrsday morning Mass was said is easy for them to throw out haws-'ing aloud for my salvation at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. THE GLORY AND BEAUTY ors, to land and to put their ships was speaking. At another Bauer i~ Tuckermann. THAT WAS ATHENS safely ashore---this does not hold swell sum of $57.10. This aside .ltfter all expenses were paid. The greater part of the dancing took :place during the red glare from a large heart symbol of the occasion. This design was worked out and draped by Mr. Paul DeClerk, sales manager for the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company. Other of the deco- l'ations was the large American flag ~hich hung back of the piano, making a back ground for the or- chestra. The dancers made the re- quest that our dance programs be not too far apart.Knobel M~ On Thursday evening Mrs. F.. ~- Connell, assisted by Mrs. J. Scheller. entertained at a pro-St. Valentine ~ard party and dance in St. Clair Hall. A pleasant evening was had by all and a nice sum realized from the evening's festivities. Our friends from the station at Brook- ings were present. Mr. Raymond "Vogan won high score at cards and was awarded a beautifu~ sofa pillow. The previous week after instruc- tions in the school we were asked if there was any objection to the chil- =Iron having a valentine postal box. We gave our ready approval and it proved to be most profitable, for on this Friday at the close of the Ca, echo,teal instruction Master Ed- win Scheller said, "Father, the Post- master wants to see you." Thinking, of course, that he had reference to ~tha local official, we were about to leave the room when Edwin stepped to the rear of the room and opening the postal box brought out a large box of candy and a number of valen- tines. The sudden surprise proved o be a most palatable one. We have ~ao objection to a repetition. ECHOES FROM THE MOUNT Debate. A very interesting debate was held in the Freshman English class last Friday morning on the question, "Should student government be. adopted at M~)unt St. Mary's?'; The affirmative was upheht by Lourine Lingenfelder and Peggy Newton, the negative by Mary Elizabeth Mahoney and Mary Louise Keller, Lucitlc Frederick was chairman. The judges rendered a decision in favor of the affirmative. The forLy-five students comprising this English class a~ the Academy are euthusiastic debaters. They have or- ganized several teams and plan to hold a tournament near the end of the present semester. BASKET BALL. Comptometers vs. St. Mary's. Mount St. Mary's eagers won their second game from the Comptometers on Tuesday evening in St. Mary's gym, witb St. Mary's second team playing about half the game. Both teanis played well; St. Mary's team work and passes were particularly I 'ood. Newton of ,,he Academy team I won high scoring honors, with 28 ~points to her credit; Powell .of the IComptometers came next with 16. [The score was 45 to 22. Line-up. St. Mary's. Comptometers. Newton ................................... Powell Forward (C. B. of the C. V.) CoP, sin implications regarding the responsibility for the lack of sup- port on the part of federal authori- ties in suppressing lascivious and ob- scene publications, contained in the Hen. John Ford's book, "Criminal Obscenity," have not been heralded to the Amer.can people. The reason of this will at once appear obvious, when the reader learns what this [justice of the supreme court of the state of New York says regarding the responsibility of the newspaper of the country for the non-enforce- ment of federal statutes, which, ac- cording ,oh is opinion, lies else- where than in the courts. His in- dictment is not at all creditable to an institution which claims for itself Had Sgavesy, Indigent Freemen and Contempt for Labor as Its Basis. A number of modern poets have sung the praises of the Greek City states and the beauty that was theirs. They have pictured their life as permeated not merely with sunshine. but the emanations of poetry and am as well Writing in the "Illinois Miner." an the prerogative of being "an eduea- official labor publication, the authm, ,or of the American people." ~of the column, "Time and Untimely Authorities Inactive [Obserw~tions,'" who uses the pen While existing federal statutes'name "Admn Coaldigger," accentu- seem to this jurist entirely adequate ales the same thought in a list o~ for the suppression of the traffic in demands made for the benefk of filthy publications, federal authori- the masses and based on the asser- ties remain notoriously inactive, tion of Chas. E. Mitchell, president There must be some reason for the of the National City Bank, New'York, failure to enforce these federal regarding the difficulties our finan- laws. Since it is not found in the ciers must meet in order to properly weakness of the statutes, according invest "our surplus cash." ~o Justice Ford, nor in the attitude "Adam Coaldigger" suggests among of the federal courts, what is it then? other improvements, to which some "The same as that," says the author of this money might be applied: "An of "A Plea for the Suppression of ibehest attempt to reproduce in ev- Criminal Obscenity," recently pub- cry American city the size of ancient lished "whihc blocks enforcement of the New York law, and Chat is the abject fear of the press on the part of public officials." Public of- Athens the imperishable glory and beauty of anci?ent Athens." Evi- dently overlooking the fact that the "glory and beauty" referred to %-as fieials are excessively sensitive to based on human slavery and thrived public opinion, and Justice Ford be-'in spite of the corruption and civil lieves that is as it should be. "Un- strife which ultimately so weakened fortunately,, they take. the views of all of the. Greek mty" stated that they the press, he continues, "as the fell an easy prey to the Romans. voice of the people in the absence of Moreover, even the noblest of Athen- e,her convincing evidence to the con- ians offered no objections to slavery; trary. To them the newspaper is as indeed, Xenophon went so far as to the bogey-man to a timid child." suggest to his fellow citizens the de- Newport On Wednesday afternoon, Febru- ,mY 22, in answer to a telephone ~rmmons we journeyed to the Mission of St. John's, Newport. A meeting of the ladies of the parish was called for 2:30 p. m~ at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Gallagher. Those present wore Mesdames Ed. Baum, L. Baresch, S. L. Burke,t, G. Churchill, G. W. Corbel, S. A. Galla- gher, H. J. Meyer, A. Schratz, C. M. Smith, C. H. Walton. Presiding at ~tho election the following were elected: For President, Mrs. S. A. ~allagher; Vice President, Mrs. S. L. Briscoe ..................................... Wright found," the jurist queries, "on the freemen to obtain a living. Such a Guard side where their profits lie or on the prospect was all the more tempting Hart .................................. Mayors other?" Newspapers are, undoubted- since the number of uff6mployed poor, Guard ly, the organs of public informs,ton'other than slaves, was very great. Substitutions: Comptometers---and because their influence extends l, Euripides speaks of a class which Hiwh. St. Mary's G. Vogler, Fin- to incur their enmity unless driven "possess nothing and lack susce- ley, F. Hart, B. Vogler, Newton, M. near and far, "no public man dares'nance." While Plato divides those Metrailer, and L. Me,railer. to it by the imperative mandate of who must be satisfied with a small Sheridan vs. St. Mary's. his own constituents." income---and according ~o his opin- On Friday evening, St. Mary's Dominance of the Press lion they constitute the majority of cagers defeated the Sheridan team Nor are merely local politicians~th~ people in any democrary--into in a hard fought game a~ the newdesirous of remaining in the "good chief groups: those who make a liv- Burkett; Recording Secretary, Mrs. gym. This game had been antieipat- eg~:~:ntfthwPa:h~:i .i~Wtith.the gee-ing by working, and "the unemploy- 1~ $. Meyer; Recording Treasurer,ed as one of the hardest of the sea- gr all its mere- . .~. :Mrs. C. H. Walton. It was agreed son and the St. Mary's players ex- hers are anxious to hold their iobs, e(~. that the sum for dues should e set pected to meet their most formid- of ~ourse," Justice Fora ~+o~ I The very fact that in Athens the ~t 25c per meeting, with two meet- able opponents. St. Mary's Pep Club Whether they will or not depends common freemen were not clothed ings per monVh this will make theturned out in large numbers and add- in large measure upon the attitude of any better than the slaves, while even dues $0e per month. The regular ed to the liveliness of the evening the New York newspapers, whose in- in their general appearance they did meetings to be held the second and true of the poor." Carlyle's word that life was never a mere May morning for humanity, holds true for all ages. But the pagan world, which had its homes on the shores of the Mediterranean, was less of a paradise than the countries of the modern civilized world, in spite of all th~ shortcomings of the latter. No one will deny that our in- dustrial centers are ugly, grim, and that the slums of our cities are shameful, but there is no reason to assume that either th~ freemen or the slaves in the city over which arose the wonders of the Acropolis were happier or more content than the laboring masses of today. The cruelties perpetrated by the citizens of one Greek city state on those of a conquered community, ending in the complete destruction of great eentres of commerce and art, while all of their inhabitants were either ruthlessly slaughtered or sold into slavery, would seem to denote a ~rame of mind which could not make for true happiness. SPEAKERS MUST BE ARTFUL DODGERS English Catholic Layman Tells of Work of Catholic Eivendce Guild and Its Difficulties. (The Register, Kansas City, Me.) Vegetables Often Fly at Catholic Evidence Guild Meetings, Says Mr. Sheed. Mr. Shoed came from For more than 300 years after the day. His plans were to go so-called Reformation two Catholic, Maz--'s'y college az~er'- ,eavmg~ " things .... remained much in the life of I .... the inhabitants of Protestant Eng--tt~y and then go to Detroit. land. They were the love of the Bible I" -" ' " and the high ideals of family life, F. ANOTHER MISSIONARY J. Shoed of London, publisher, au- INDIAN TONGUI~- TO thor, lecturer, and former university professor, told about 300 listeners Monday afternoon at St. Teresa col- lege. In telling of the work of the Cath- olic Evidence Guild and its purpose, Mr. Shoed said that in the middle of of the last century pressuxe came on the Bible through the evolution theory so that today the Bible has no longer much power in England. At present there is a tendency for the family, due to the industrial con- ditions of the country, to follow the course taken by the Bible. "Catholicity is the only force that was a man in the crowd the was God. "Some of the disorderly those attending caused by men who were of the Protestant Alliance. attend our meetings and ask us a lot of eml tions. M:ost of them are men, however, and their are easily answered. But lion is asked us for which know the answer we tell not know." The real essence of the about half of it, show no what is going on, Mr. Everything that is said is silent half of the crowd.- bers of the crowd never own church but they nevert meeting of the Guild. I Every speaker occupies form for one hour. The .minutes of the hour are explaining one phas~ of trine The last forty hour are occupied in an lions of the listenez.s on speaker has said. There are at present 600 ors in the Guild. None~of ors are paid. The speakerS' allowed to attack any other ~ In their twenty minutes talk on Catholic doctrine. Mr. Shoed was intro er Thomas B. McDonald. Visitation church Schratz. The name selected for the zaclety was The Catholic Ladies' A~xiliary of St. John Mission, New- :port. Mrs. Sehratz and Mrs. Baresch entertained the following: Mr. and Mrs. George Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. S. A~ Gallagher, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Corbett, MY. and Mrs. Ed Baum, Mr. a~d Mrs. Herbert g. Meyer, Mr. and against the suppression of the traf- great socialist doctrinaire declares, Robinson, Kathryn Hart, Margaret tic in obscenity. That determines in North America "every independ- Briscoe, Gertrude Vogler, Rozann the attitude of the administration ent labor movement remained pars- Hart, Mary Me,railer and Rul~h Fin- and extends of course to the federal lyzed as long as slavery disfigured ley. Evelyn Newton won high seer-]fur~ctionaries who have to do with one section of the/ Republic. Labor ing honors with 26 points to her] the prosecution of offenders against in a white skin ~annot emancipate credit. I the two excellent statutes forbidding itself, where it is branded in the Morrilton vs. Mount St. Mary's [ the depositing in the mail or the in- black skin." On Thursday night in St. Mary's]troduction into interstate commerce l In spite of certain doctrines re- gym, the Academy girls met and de-l of printed or pictured filth." ~garding equality and brotherhood, Our popular Irish Assistant Manager, Mr. Owen J. Lenihan, will again go along to personally superintend the comforts and pleasures of the passengers. Rates are reasonable, and a good time with fun galore is in store for those who go. Write today for full partic- ulars to your local steamship agent, or, CUNARD LINE, 1135-37 Olive St., St. (Fides Service) Ppata, Venezuela.--To of Fathers Areaya, Salas, tegui, and Tavera AcosLa, linguists who have ing the languages of Indian ~ibhin the group of northern South America on Bolivar fought to now be added that of the Fathers Boniface de Boniface has just of the language of the dians of the Amacuro Delta~ zuela. This is the first aVtempt to comm~-~ this d lect to paper. The volume, published ment expense, has XIV-42~ and carries the followi~ "Ensayo Grams,teal del can save the old high ideals the Eng- lish family has enjoyed,' 'Mr. Sheed said. "It is for this reason the Evi- dence Guild, a collection of lay peo- ple who go where crowds may gather and teach Catholic doctrine, is car- rying on its work. The laity must go with many new songs and yells, given fluence is great throughout the not differ much from those unfor- out because the Protestant English- country. But the state of New York ,uncles, suggests relatively low con- man will not come to the Catholic los Indies Guaranun, ~ourth Tuesday evening at 7:30 p. m. under the direction of their cheer itself is he biggest prize every na- ditlons of living, as far as the masses Church." per el R. P. Bonifacio Ms. in the homes of the various mere- leaders, Patricia McNally and Eve- bets--selection and choice was to be lyn Tale. Little Antoinette O'Brien, ,tonal administration strives to can-'were concerned. This impression is Mr. Shoed said that the existing O. M. C., Misionero , .i,o; lure." "- ~furthermore borne out by the insuf- conditions in England had been Caroni.--Caracas, Emp. G alphabetically. The end in view is in a costume of purple and white, The fact of New York alwavs]ficiency of the wages, p~id free ~to raise funds for the new ohurch patterned after those of the players, a" - ' " ' vmg Peon a pivotal state, having workers. In cons*equenee the work; =~~~ ___m m ~ m~.~ which must be a reality and that in was the Academy mascot. Both teams more electoral votes than any other ing class did not participate to any the very near future, worked hard anal the final score of and more than several of the ether'perceptible degree in the wealth Rl d E: e urs ion to I[ claim The bfission has but 12 ladies and i38-11 came as a surprise to'all. St. doubtful states combined, has much which came to Athens, especially in when there were 10 present at the:Mary's surpassed the best work they to do with the attitude of govern-the course ofthe fourth century: organization and all enthused as they have done in previous games and each An enjoyable trip to Erin--that will forever remain a ment efficials regarding "public sen-iT'ho opinion of Karl Marx, expressed pleasant memory---can be had by joining our FIFTH were we are certain of results. To and every player contributed her timent" in that great commonwealth, fin his work on Capital, relative to ANNUAL IRISH EXCURSION, sailing June 14th from prove $heir sincerity on Friday eve- share to the victory. The Academy "Just now the wind Chat blows ;from our own country in slavery days, un- New York in the modern Cttnarder SCYTHIA. ning Mrs. A. Schratz, assisted by players who took part in the game the metropolis," says JustieeFord, doubtedly explains these observa- ]Y/~. L. Baresch, offered to entertain were: Evelyn Newton, Margaret ,,. . . . with cards at the home of Mrs. A. Nahlen, Winona Epps (Capt.), Aileen indicates powerful oppomtmn there tions, at least to a degree. The