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PAGE SIX COLLEGES LITTLE ROCK COLLEGE A die*Anguished visitor at the col- lege 'this week was Bishop McGrath of Baker City. Society Pins The pins which were ordered re- cently from Stifft's Jewelry Store, for the Philomatheia Society are no ready. They are of sterling silver and attractively designed. Letter Club The first meeting of the Letter Club was held Monday afternoon, Feb. 26. Father Keeney was present. James Diaz was elected president and James lYouhey secretary. To be eligible for membership in the club the candidate must have received a letter in some one of the branches of college athlet- ics. By-laws and a charter will be drawn up soon by special committees. Baseball Season Thet coming baseball season is be- ing looked forward to with much in- terest. A class league consisting of four teams is being organized. An oaken plaque in the shape of a shield will be given to the champ'ions in June. It is a trophy which the win- ning team will be proud to possess, The plaque is adorned by the figure of a baseball player in sterling silver. On the upper part is seen the college seal and the year 1923; while the lower section is reserved for th names of the players. SUBIACO COLLEGE Waahington's Birthday Washington's Birthday was fitting- ly observed by students and a few members of the faculty by the cus- tomary big hike. The weather, which had for days before been unpleasant- ly chilly and wet, was ideal for a hol- iday outdoors, the warm sun lighting up a serene and glorious sky. This year the day brought the party of merry-makers to the rarely traversed heights of the mountains four miles southeast of the college, known popu- laxly as the Fourth Ridge. The spot, isited atmost annually by the stu- dents ince the founding of Subiaco, presents a scene of Nature's awe-in- spiring grandeur and rugged beauty. Here, after a two hours' steady walk and arduous climb within hearing dis- tance of the roar of the magnificent waterfalls, camp was' pitched and class work, for once at least, com- pletely forgotten. The mystery of the solemn forest and frowning cliffs lur- ed the lads in parties in various di- rections to indulge in their special hobbies, some to go kodaking,, some to scale the highest peak of the ridga and some even, it is said, to withdraw to a lonely spot to write poetry. Whatever may have been the occupa- tion of each one, the day was spent in a delightful and interesting man- nor and will live long in the memories of all who participated in the outing. Ready for Baseball Due to the mild winter interest in baseball has been kept alive through- out the season. The several junior ldagues have already been organized, and whenever weather conditions al- low theteams areout practicing for the coming spring, Of the Varsity team all members of last year have returned excepting the Murphy bro- thers of Pine Bluff. Their places will be filled by. Knoff and Steve Griffin. To date ten games have already been scheduled with out teams. FORT SMITH Successful Party Two hundred guests enjoyed one of the biggest parties of a series at which the Altar Society of the Church of Immaculate Conception has enter- tained this season, Tuesday afternoon when an elaborate Valentine Round Robin card party was given at the Knigbts of Columbus Home. Mrs. A.  H. Raymond, who recently Louis hospital Saturday morning at 9:20 o'clock. Mrs. Creekmere leaves three sons and one daughter. They are: E. F. Creekmore and S. W. Creekmore, of Fort Smith, and Lynch Creekmore, of Van Buren, and Miss Margaret Creek- more, wlm was with her mother in St. Louis. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. David Brodie, of Van Bu- ren. An operation was undergons by Mrs. Crcekmore in the SL Louis hos- pital three weeks ago, she was appar- ently recovering. Relatives here had received messages announcing her convalescence and stating that she expecLed to leave the hospital Satur- day. They were shocked when tele- grams came Saturday announcing her sudden death Mrs. Creekmore was Miss Emily Lynch. She was born in Van Buren 66 years ago. She was married to Mr. Creekmore in 1882. She had resided in Van Buren her entire life until two years ago, when she and her daugh- ter, Miss Margaret Creekmore went to Washington, D. C., to live a year ago and later went to St. Louis to make their home. Funeral services were held at Van Buren. Very Rev. Doctor Horan offi- ciated. The interment was in the Catholic cemetery, Fort Smith. Mrs. Carter's Death In the passing of Mrs. Marie Carter the parish of the Immaculate Concep- tion has lost one of its most devoted and active members. For years Mrs. Carter was associated with the Altar Society and St. Edward's Hospital Guild, and was identified with all their movements for Church and Hos- pital interests. Mrs. Carter was ill but a short time and succumbed to pneumonia on Wednesday lastz Her funeral ser- vices on Friday morning were well attended by a large congregation. Very Rev. Doctor Horan celebrated the Requiem Mass. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery and her pallbear- ers were: James Reynolds, W. H. Euper, F. G. Supeer, A. D. Hendircks, Robert C. Coogan and A. J. Connery. TEXARKANA Honor Students The SchoolThe monthly test for the pupils of St. Edward's School and Providence Academy, came to a close last Wednesday evening. The pupils who have won tle distinction of "Ex- cellent" in the different grades are as follows : High SchoolMiss Muriel Kqne, Mary Ahern, Margaret Galvin, Cathe- rine Moore, Josephine Murray, Fran- ois Quinn (and) Elizabeth Thomas, John Bann and Jean Culver. I Grammar Grade---Caroline Carra- i ra, Theresa Eliott, Mildred Galvin, Helen Fouke, fldele Florman, Anna Ahem, Helen Toberny, Olive Moore, Wfllella Mackley and Francm Thom- as. Intermediate GradesTeresa Ur- ban, John Ahern, Margaret Bann, Mary Brennan, Mike Galvin, Mary Lansdale, James C. Moore, Mary Cul- ver, Lucille Florman, Mary Agnes Graves, Loret'a Murray, Adeline Pe- corella, Henry Plotz, Edward Thomas, William Galvin. Primary Grade'-Tom Reynolds, Lawrence Graves, Anthony Toberny, Donald Fitzwater, Florence Chandler, Kathleen Reynolds, Frank Perocella, Gertrude Slimer, Joseph Culver, Monte Blotkamp, Virginia Galvin, Mary Moore, Harve Thomas, Louis Graves, Genevieve Blotkamp, Ray- mond Urban, Ernest Vathis, Leon Chandler, Tom Smith. Book Donations The books donated to the Provi- dence Library during the month of February are: "The Standard Diction- ary of Facts," the latest Revised Edi- tion with the accompanying Manual, by Miss Muriel Kline; "What We Hear in Music" by Anne Shaw Faulk- ner, a very appropriate book given by returned to Fort Smith, introduced a a music pupil, Ivy Guillory; "The Vic- pleasing innovation by providing tor Book of the Opera," likewise given beautiful gifts as attendance awardsl by a music pupil, Teresa Urban. Mrs. Jas. Wallace received one of the The spirit of the Lenten Season is attendance.gifts. 'shown by the full attendance at the Fifty tables were arranged for" bridge, five hundred and bunco. At I / 4:30 o'clock tea was served. The I 4 whole party was planned artistically] to emphasize the Valentine idea. The tally cards were red hearts. The can- dy booths, where a coterie of girls sold candy,, were decorated in hearts and other suggestions of Valentine Day. A ten-minute address by L. J. Cecil on "Arkansas the Beautiful" was a l feature of the afternoon Mr. Cecil gave'an extraordinarily large amount of information on the state and its resources in a very small amount of ' time. He said that Arkansas had the , largest diamond mine in the world; the biggest pearl m;ne---and the big- gest: climate. Comparatively. speak- ing, according to Mr. Cecil, Arkansas outrivals California in the point of havig elima instead of weafher. I Deathof Mrs. r Creekmore': [ MrS. Emily Cre'ekore, w,dt;v o t R. S: Cro,lCmbre, and *a. member, 0IV i th old anfl prominent CraG= ford county families, died ina SL children's mass every morning; the ether Lenten services of the parish are well attended also. Wonderful Organ I The New St. Edward's Church-- The new pipe organ is now installed. The St. Edward's church was very fortunate indeed in securing this won- derful organ which was built for a I l millionaire and by a stroke of good fortune was purchased at the advan- tageous price of sixteen thousand dol- lars. It is a three Manual with elec- tric action, having 1370 pi:*es and lhirty pedals. United Choir oncert Tle choir of both parishes, the Sa- cred Heart and St. Edward's, together with the other talent of Texarkana, are practicing faithfully for. the Sa- cred concert that is to be the initial' presentation, in the new St. Edward's church, which is now naring comple- tion. The date set for the concert is the Friday evening preceding the Dedication of. the church; this ratter date is set for the Sunday f011owin Easter Sunday. THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 1923 PINE BLUFF Doctor Keller of Little Rock Col- :ege, was the guest of Rev. Father rynin Sunday. Rev. Albert Fletcher, also of Little Rock College, was in the city last week. The Ladies Altar Society of Saint Joseph's church, met last Wednesday, at which time Mrs. J. B. White was elected president, Mrs. Ella Galligher, vice president, Mrs. Zeno Mitchell, secretary and treasurer; two directors to be chosen later. The Daughters of America held their meeting last Tuesday, at which time business matters of importance were discussed. There will be Lenten serwees each ,Vethp:?: iL.y, Friday and Sunday even- ing, and Mass at 8 o'clock during the week. JONESBORO St. Bernard's in Class A. Dr. W. H. Newcomb, representa- tive of American College of Surgeons, delivered an address before the staff of St. Bernard's Hospital last night. He reported that he had commpleted inspection of the hospital and found that it met every requirement of the College and was far better than zwo- thirds of the hospitals that are rated as Class "A" with this institution. Membership in the College of Sur- geons requires that the hospital pass inspection at least once per year. A Sunday Fire At 8:10 last Sunday morning the fire fighters were called to the two story frame residence of Albert Bauer, corner of Jeirerson and Olive The origin was from a defective flue WEINER Fm Rice Mill A very enthusiastic meeting was held at the High School Auditorium at Weiner Saturday at two p. m. Mr. C. C. Coleman presided and F. S. Bu- chanan was secretary. This was tbe firs! meeting after NUPTIAL CEREMONY ........ HAS NO RELATION TO CHURCH POLICY (N. C. W. C. Special Cable) Rome, Feb. 26.--A flurry of ru- the decision made by the executive mors and denials concerning the al- committee of the Arkansas Rice ]eged relations between the Italian Growers Co-operative Associatiangiv- Government and the Vatican has oc- ing Weiner as the location for the lcupied the press here for the past new rice mill over Jonesboro. ' I few days, as a result of the remarks Mr. Coleman explained the subject] made by Cardinal Vannutelli, Dean of of the meeting, which was to raise the Sacred College of Cardinals, on $125,000, which is tbe amount it will the occasion Of the marriage of his require to build the mill. The prospectus was read and ex- plained. Sapiro Plan This is one of the largest enter- prises that has come to Northeast Ar- kansas in the lat;t [:ive years. It is the first rice milt to be built on the Sa- pits plan, that is the,building of a cooperative nonprofit association mill, in which the profit is given the grow- eln as to the number of bushels of rice he mills. This will be a subsidiary company to the Arkansas Rice Growers Co-op- erative Association, which is affiliat- ed with the Federal Farm Bureau. This mill by being the first cooper- ative rice mill to be built in the Unit- ed States will be closely watched by other cooperatives. Canvass District Committees were formed and a sy.- tematic canvass wiIl be made of this rice district Subscription lists were circulated for the common stock, and every member present subscribed for one share each, which is all that can be taken in the original issue The farmers and merchants sub- scribed freely for the preferred stock, I niece, Signorina Mimi Clementi. The niece of the Cardinal was nmrried in the latter's private chapel to Deputy Aldo Finzi, Under Secretary of the Interior. The Cardinal performed the religious ceremony. Premier Musso- ]rid acted as besb man for the groom. During the course of his brief re- marks, the Cardinal referred to the presence of the Prime Minister, and was quoted as saying that Mussolini "For his energy and devotion to the country was chosen to save the nation and restore her fortune." No Understanding Several Italian newspapers inter- preted the Cardinal's words as indi- cating that an understanding has been reached between the Vatican and the Quirinal, and even went so far as to say that Pope Plus and Cardinal Gasparri, Papal Secretary of State, were in agreement with the senti- ments of Cardinal Vannutel]i, draw- ing the inference that the latter's statement of Vatican policy. An official statement, published in the Ossetwatore Romans, however, declares that no understanding exist- ed between the Pope and Cardinal Vannutelli,  or between Cardinal Gas- I. Of[;. LITTLE ROCK OFFICIAL Communion SundaZ: One hundred and ,1 of'this Council received nion in a body Sunday o'clock Mass in St. Ninth and'Sherman strse t Regular Meeting ]'he first regular month will be eld negt evening, March 6th, at Knights of Columbus Home. Sick MemberS Brother Paul Lustre, confined to his bed, is up. Brother Peter mains critically ill at ther Edwin Wells, who i)peration a few weeks ago' much improved. Membership Drive It is expected that each present at the next meetin$ a signed up application have not signed up do it at once. Special News A successer to the lor, former United States Spain, on the Knights history commission, haS ed, the place going to Chief Archivist of the Department. "The Jay monograph in the K. of History contest, is the history commission and the process of work throughout the gin within the next two lication of ether works eluding a book on ,'The Before the occupants of the house, two young (laughters of Mr. Bauer, were aware, the roof was in flames and ready to fall in. The father and mother were on their way home from mass at St. Roman's church when the alarm sounded. They discovered that it was their home when a block dis- tant. So much headway had the flames gained that the building and furniture were practically destroyed before the department could get in effective work. The loss is estimated at $3,000 with $2,500 insurance on building and furniture. When the roof first blazed neighbors saw the spectacle but Supposed that the alarm had already been turned in. This proved not to be the case and when frantic neighbors did turn in the re- port they were so excited that they failed to give the location. Thus the fire truck was delayed several min- utes before the iocation was ascer- tained. Church History Class A church history class has been or- ganized by the members of St. Ro- man's parish, to meet every Wednes- day night at the Parish Hall at 8:15 during the Lenten season. This class is being well attended and much in- terest is shown in the various sub- jects under discussion. At the last meeting Wednesday, Feb. 21, three papers were given. The first on the origin of the word Catholic and when the word Roman was prefixed from, by Miss Alice Murry. The second pa- per by Miss Annie Stichnothe was early martyrs of the church and Ari- anism, the first great heresey was given by Mrs. Silaz. It is earnestly desired of the members that all who can will attend these classes. Hermit Wanted Priest Theodore Kafkee, an aged German citizen who resided near Winesburg" about twelve miles west of this city, which gives it a good start. The object is to get the money sub- ,;cribed in thirty days, so the mill can be completed to take care of the 1923 crop. Stock on Market This is too big a proposition to be put over locally, and it will be neces- sary ,to put the preferred stock on the market. The preferred stock bears eight (8) per cent guaranteed divi- dend, with two (2) per cent retire- ment bonus. '" It is in five classes, due in 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 years. This mill will have a capacity of 2,400 barrels per (lay, and will have ample elevator and storage capacity to handle 200,000 barrels of rice, which is approximately the amount of rice that will be handled in 1923, and  the amount gum:anteed by the association and more thereafter., Messrs. McDaniel and Alcott have contracted to build twenty houses and will lay out a new addition in Weiner. ---Jonesboro Evening Sun. NAMING STREETS LATEST QUESTION BOTHERING DUBLIN Dublin, Feb. 26.--Keen,interest is being manifested in the impending re- *vision of the nomenclature of the Dub- lin streets, the majority of which are named after English viceroys and aristocrats. It is proposed to elimi- nate the names derived from individ- uals of no historical eminence, and to substitute titles commemorating na- tional events, renowned personalities and religious sentiments. in modern times several Dublin thoroughfares were named after Catholic personages, including St. Joan of Arc and Blessed Oliver Plun- was found dead in his home recently ket. The names of other streets are by a party who went by the house tel significant of some local connection see him. From all indications the I with ancient persecutiqns and martyr- man had been dead for several days, I doms. as his be ely was badly decomposed I 'Twill Be O'Conneil Street and rats had gnawed his hands. [ Ireland's chief flmroughfare is still Coroner Osborne was called and officially styled Sackville Street, as held an inquest. The verdict of the th British authorities refused to jury being that the deceased came to his death from natural causes. The last time he was seen alive was on Monday, when a man stopped by to read a letter from an absent sister. On his person there was found a pocketbook containing $32.65 and some papers. On a card was written: "Read the other side." "I am a Catholic and if I should get sick or die, please call the near- est Catholic priest, but if none can be found, please somebody whisper in my ear, Lord have mercy'upon me, a sin- ner." The deceased had a son, James Kafkee, who lives several miles from him, but they had not spoken for sev- eral years, having been estranged over some trivial matter, it is said. He was notified and took charge of the body for burial. The deceased owned a farm of about 80 acres of land which was only slightly improved. The house where he lived alone was a small, cheap structure. He Was about 70 years of age. The funeral was held here Tuesday ufternoon at 2 o'clock at the Cathblic cemetery, Father Strassner officiat- ing: sanction the public claim to call it O'Connell Street, in memory of Cath- olic emm>ipatio% but the popular name has triumphed in usage, and will soon get legal recognition; OFFICE SUPPLIES  DESKS PRINTING Our printing plant is very complete, automatic feeding presses doing fines of work. Send for illustrated price list of Office Supplies. PARKIN Printing & Stationery Co. Little Rock, Ark. m fi Arkansas M. A. BILTZ Special Representative New York Life Insurance Co. 801-7 Southern Trust Bldg. Fix Up That Life insuraace Tay--"I Sell It." Phone" 7446 Lltile i[k, i parri and Cardinal Vannutelli regard- a study of the United ing anything the latter was to say at towards international the wedding ceremony. China, and other The care of a smallish house re- sembles a telescope. It may be re- duced to a very small compass and yet remain intact; or it may be pro- longed to an almost incredible extent. studies affecting tions. Requests have already ed by the Knights of persons in Europe who (Continued on Fag OUR BANKING D0000TMF.I00rl' is able to extend to its uetomers every moutmodd" We lmve plenty of money on hand to lend on Little Reek or other acceptable security, and solicit applieatiom. W. B. WORTHEN COMPANY, BANK00 "Sines .187?" , , :;,, Corner Fifth and Main $trt. 4 PER CENT INTEREST PAID ON tAV]N4 ACODUI OUR ASSETS ARE TWO MILLION We make a sixiialt of InvUnl uwae in flrit mortKaipl loarm--audors supPlY customers and estates we reprtnt with vtments. We act u m/ministr)rs tore under Will of many utat in other counties in this State. We will be. P to assist you. PEOPLE'S SAVINGS LITTLE ROCK. ARKANSAS i' Central Ba / CAPITAL, $200,000.00 SURPLUS, Let 'us take care of your money for yea. Let us soil or trade your Real Estate. Let us Insure your property or automobile. Let us write your Surety Bond. Let us rent you or for you a home. In fact, let us do everything for you that a fully. managed Bak can do. "Come Grow With a Growing Bank." 0oD BAN for all the FAMILY 201 W. Second St. Let us be the GUARDIAN of your money Checking Accounts for Father and Mother, Checking Accounts for the Young Folks, Saving Accounts for Children.