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THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 6, 1942 PAGE FIVE hy Subscribe to The Guardian? 00ary Rossi Wins Essay Contest !tdRr's Note The Guardian the haven of eternal truth by the W nothing about this little con- press if we would take sufficient tat St. Joseph s, Conway, but pride and interest in it. /r looking over the winning I think every Catholic home. stay we ar.o aklng Sister to per- should subscribe to "The Guard- .lus to give Miss Rossi a beau- inn," our diocesan paper. It is a rosary as a prize. The School good paper. Many of our non- rs of Notre Dame are in Catholic friends enjoy reading it. Re and Father Anthony LacIa- This paper makes us fit physically ty is Pastor). and spiritually to fight the battles bnvay.If people would take of life. "The Guardian" is writ- .investigate the history ten in simple English which every- le atholic Press in the United body can read and' enjoy. s they would have a feel- The column "Qui Vive?" is f pride at the progress it has about the current events of the e: The Catholic Press is world. If there is a question about Lel"can, modern, solid, and has our Religion that we do not know, it, .:,. Our pride should lead ' we can send it to the "Question 0  how much the press Box" and receive a good explana-  g for us. It should win a lion. The "Legion of Decency" )lace in the home and ram- keeps us posted on the picture c rcle of Catholic people, shows and advises us concerning sands would be brought to the ones we may see and those we must avoid. Some little known facts about Catholics are in "Strange But True." Our Most Rev. Bishop John B. Morris of Little RocI started this great paper many years ago and has contributed much toward its success. The editor, Very Rev. Msgr. Thomas Keany, and the business manager, Father Thomas Prendergast, are two zealous priests who leaye nothing undone to make it "everybody's paper." The price of "The Guardian" was one dollar but due to war con- ditions it has been raised to two dollars; but the enjoyment we get out of it is well worth the ad- vance in price. Mary Adelaide Rossi, (Freshman) St. Joseph's High School, Conway, Arkansas. adio Will |ublidze sardine Flynn, June Meredith, Don McNeill, Gene Baker, Betty Lou Gerson, Virginia Payne, Henry Hunter, John Hodiak and Durward !hops' Collection inon. 00.--To make the ' SlleWa:nEmergency and Re e in " , which is to b most dioceses on Laetare ay, March 15, more widely .#9 throughout the nation, inent figures of the radio Will lend their talent. Kirby. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen, noted "Catholic Hour" speaker, will give an address over the nation-wide Mutual Network, from 9 to 9:15 p. m., Central War Time, Sunday, March 8. A third network program will be carried by the Columbia Broad- casting System, coast-to-coast, on )c ne Nat; ........... Thursday, March 12, from 5:15 Men w a uouncu oI am- to 5:30 p. m., Central War Time. li0 drarn?,l: presen,,a na-nour In addition, spot announcements .fTheso,,LZtrn. e eo.afe will be heard over radio stations jue NetwOrk from' 8 o 80 - throughout the country. t . y. tr ral War Time, Saturday, p.. 'L Gazing retrospectively over the 1:: e dramatization written by years separating us from our First tenay Savage, widely known Holy Communion we experience ,. writer and nroducer, will remorse of conscience by reason re .SUch prominent Catholic of our many lost Holy Commun- and actresses as: Ber- runs. II 0 l" Sum of $5,000.00, Which, tUrse-A Invest- .ed, Will Help Defray The Cost of Train- lag A Young Man For The Priesthood. t 10W, Are Listed The Burses, So Far Recmv- ed, at St. John's Home Missmns Seminary, 8oth Complete and Incomplete. Ur COMPLETE BURSES VI-e in Honor of Bishop Byrne ............................ $5,000.00 ilUr, d Mrs. Joseph Enderlin , r se (Conway) .................................................................. 5,000.00 ,.J achlm F. Gallon1 Burse ............................................................ , .............. S,000.00 orial Burse N0, 1..__ ........... :. ................................... 5,000.00 orial Burse No. 2 .......................................................... 5,000.00 ghts of Columbus Burse ........................................ 5,000.00 ..aSignor James P Moran Burse ........................ 5,000.00 tll  . . . 9. se in Honor of Bishop Morns ............................. 5,000.00 4L "1" '1'" * Burse (In Honor of St. John ,, .as Baptist .................................. 5,000.00 '!: Mary's Parish'"B'urs'e:-'Hot" S'prings ............... 5,000.00 _ e.m Honor of St. Anthony of Padua ........... 5,000.00 "uasxgnor Thomas V. Tobin Burse ..................... 5,000.00 1111" i tlsReeeived from a Special Estate (To Date) $20,329.12 / INCOMPLETE BURSES tions by Persons Requesting That 'saraes Be Withheld ...................... $10,619.45 Alumni Burse (In Honor of the Blessed Trinity) Previously reported ............... Additions ...................... / . 842.29 75.00 917.29 Total $ Catholic Daughters of America Burse Previously reported ............... 1,048.30" Additions ....................... 100.00 Total $ 1,148.30 Burse in Honor of Bishop Fitzgerald Pieviously reported ................ $ 2,672.33 Additions ....................... i 43.50 Total $ 2,815.83 Burse in Honor of the Sacred Heart 'of Jesus Previously reported ............... $ 2,348.94 Additions: S. Hartz ...................... 100.00 M. P. Welch .................. 100.00 A Thankful Client .............. 15.00 A Friend ..................... 20.00 John Gerlach .................. 100.00 Mrs. F. Ardemagni and Family ..... ! 00.00 Mrs. T. E. Stack ................ 5.00 Paul Nottenkamper ............. 25.00 Total $ 2,813.94 St. Edward's Parish Burse, Texarkana Previously reported ............... $ 2,675.40 Additions: Mrs. J. C. H .................... 100.00 Mrs. J. C. H .................... 100.00 Mrs. P. J. Ahem ............... 25.00 Catholic Action Club ............ . 10.00 Mrs. Mildrdd B. MoCrary ......... 100.00 , , h Total $' 3,010.40 Adi.onal Sums Have Been Received For lcl.shop Fitzgerald Burse and for the St. tat:a.rd's Parish Burse and Will Be Tabu- -pI'T.n this Column Soon. We Solicit Your REPLICA-OF FAMED ENGLISH SHRINE NCCS Staff Gives Bond To Social School Washington. (E).At the closing session of the Institute held by the National Catholic Community Service for the training of work- ers, held at the National Catholic School of Social Service, the staff members presented the Rev. Luc- ian L. Lauerman, Director of the School, with a Defense Bond o be used to reduce the mortgage on Believed the only one of Its kind In a Catholic church In America the School. is the recently dedicated Shrine of Our Lady of Walslngham, in St. 1 The Institute was attended by 'Bede's Church, in the Colonial capital of Williamsburg, Va. Th, 48 staff members representing all statue, erected over the altar, Is an exact wood carving In medleva|l parts of the country. .'design of the Image of" Our Lady of England and the eleventh ce t The presentation of the bond 'fury seal of the Priory of Walslngham. It was first erected tn t_ :was made by Clifford Young, act- " - .at _Walslngham0 England's famous_holy place. {N.CV._ " ing as representative of the staff members. Dr. Franklin Dunham,  H((W W'l Executive Director Of the NCCS, Pope Plus Xll Aids | presided at this meeting which brought to a close the eighth In- Sick, Hu pry in Greece i stitute held by the NCCS Vatican City. (El.  ILong- . k l continued efforts of His' Hell- [#llltl/% _'tl ness Pope Plus XII to bring aid h=| || | | 15 V Languages, to the hungry and sick people I: !! Have o Greece, particuIarly chil- lt |  i| _,ral,e, dren, have been successful, it is LlatttF F|Pt cvealcd here Prayer for Dying " ll%$tlll NIIIIIi The Holy Father negotiated St. Augtlstine, Fla. (El.  T h e , Cincinnati. (E).--Lithuanian and Slovak have been added to the !list of languages in which pray- er cards of the "Apostlate to As- sist the Dying Non-Catholic" are available. The list now 15 languages and Braille. The Apostlate, founded and di- rected by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. R. J. Markham, of Cincinnati, seeks to place these prayer cards in the i hands of non-Catholics who are seriously ill and with whom con-I version to the true Faith is out of the question. While contain- ing all the acts necessary to sal-i vation, even to implicit Baptism of desire, the prayer avoids any extrenal appearance of Catholic- ity that might arouse old preju-I dices and thus interfere with its1 use. (Continued from page 1) 19 of the boys are of Italian par- entage and are volunteers. These flags will remain in the church for-the duration of the war, he said, so that when entering the church we will be reminded of the share we are playing in this war, and that we shall remember to pray for the boys' safe return and also for speedy victory and lasting peace in keeping with the wish of our beloved Bishop as ex- pressed in his Pastoral. During Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament special prayers for the boys in the service, for all the armed forces, and for victory and peace were offered up. The following beautiful hymn was sung during the ceremony: Hymn for the Soldiers. Mary help our valiant solliers. Guide them all on land and sea Keep them ever near to Jesus, And sweet Mother close to thee. Chorus Mary help them, help we pray, Help our soldiers, night and day. Bring us peace and dearest Mother Bring our boys safe home, we pray. Mother help our wounded Help those sailing o'er the Pray that be won for Jesus. Born through grief to live again. Mother help the absent loved ones, Oh, we miss their presence here, Help our fathers, friends, our brothers Hep them, guide them, far and near. Mother help our noble chaplains, Guide them, keep them close to thee, Secure them light and strength supernal To quench Christ's thirst on Cal- vary. Retreats in Liverpool For Women War Workers London. (E).Retreats for wo- men serving in the army, navy and air force auxiliaries are being ar- ranged at the Cenacle Convent, Liverpool. Other retreats are to start for munition workers. Working men are making re- treats in greater numbers then ever, it is reported from Loyola Hall, Rainhill. Fined for Profanity on Street. Windsor, Ont. (E)."There is a law in this city which prohibits the use of profane language on the streets," Magistrate J. A. Han- rahan told a 24-year-old man who appeared before him. The court imposed a fine of $10 and costs, wih an option of seven days in !jail. The accused paid the fine. for months with various na- tional authorities for the pur- chase and delivery to Greece of food and medicines. The suc- cess of these efforts is disclos- ed now with the receipt of word that the food and medi- cines have arrived in Greece, have been distributed', and have been received there with the utmost gratitude. Before effecting their parti- cular kind of relief, Pope Plus XII has caused kitchens to be established in various parts of Greece to feed the hungry. Passion l'lay Now In 40th Season Boston. (El.  "Pilate's Daugh- ter," a passion play presented by the Redemptorist Fathers of Bos- ton, embarked upon its fortieth consecutive year, in St. Alphon- sus' Hall here in the presence of two Governors, 14 Mayors and civic and military leaders of three States. His Eminence William Cardinal O'Connell, Archbishop of Boston, is Honorary Chairman of the Ju- bilee Committee. Twenty-six performances are to be given this year, and that on March 5 will be the 1,000th pre- sentation of the play since its in- auguration in 1902: This perform- ance will be dedicated to the au- thor, the Rev. Francis L. Kenzel, C. SS. R., now 82 and seridusly ill at Saratoga Springs, N. Y. Of several benefit performances the most noteworthy was one for 1,000 deaf persons, with the entire dialogue given in the sign lan- guage. Besides 700 deaf from Greater Boston there were groups from Providence and Pawtucket R. I., Portland, Me., and Manches- ter, N. H. "Pilate's Daughter" when hastily written by Father Kenzel in 1902 was intended for two or three performances merely as a Lenten play for the Redernptorist Fathers' parish of Our Lad'y of Perpetual Help. Leaflets Answer Questions Asked by Non,Catholics Baltimore. (E).Leaflets which of have as their aim the answering questions commonly asked by non- Catholics are being distributed monthly by the Baltimore Catho- lic Scholastic Legion of Decency. I The material in the leaflets is! taken from leaflets written by the Rev. Richard Felix, O. S. B., of Conception, Me., and published by the Defenders of the Faith, and organization of which Father Felix is Director. DR. ANNIE I St. Anthony's Hospital MORRILTON, ARK. H2, timeliness of the twenty-first na- tional convention of the National Council of Catholic Women, to be held in Hollywood and this city, April 18-23, was stressed by the Most Rev. Joseph P. Hurley, Bishop of St. Augustine and host to the sessions, in an address be- fore the Board of the St. Augus- tine Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. The Board held its first meeting to prepare for the forthcoming convention and adopted as its slo- gan for the period of preparation, "Every Catholic Woman in Flor- ida a Hostess." "The keynote of the whole con- vention will be a deeply superna-! rural one, because it will bring Catholic women of America to-! gether at a time when the fate of their country and religion hangs upon the issue of war," the Bishop said. "Furthermore, this meeting will afford the opportunity to meet at a great National Shrine of Moth- erhood- the Shrine of Nuestra Senora de la Leche y Buen Parts-- at a time when mothers are pray- ing for the boys in service. It will also be a pilgrimage of mothers to the Blessed Mother herself at a period in our history when those seeking to degrade motherhood are putting forth their best efforts. "The history of the Shrine links the Catholic home with the Sacri- .rice of the Mass, because on that site Mass was first celebrated in any American settlement some 55 years before the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock." Sessions of the convention de- voted to the family and to shrines will be a feature of the program ion April 23, the day of the pil- grimage to the Shrine here. In preparation for the convention the women of the Diocese of St. Augustine are gathering a spir- itual bouquet for presentation to His Holiness Pope Plus XIL Anxiety Ended as Hawaii Priest's Safety Is Disclosed Halifax, N. S. (E).He received so many inquiries as to his safety from old friends here, the Rev. Camillus Jerome Meagher, for- merly of Halifax, sent a letter to the Halifax daffy press from Laff- )ahoehoe, Hawaii, asking that the press publish an item about his safety. II - Campbell, Mallory & Throgmorton IN$URAIClt OF ALL Aetas Floor Wallace Bldg. Phone 4-0ZZS ill Hospital Beds Invalid Chairs For Rent Phone 4-3533 Free Delivery Night Phone 4-2801 MVIt11N 716 Main Street 00lZalsingham Shrine in U. S. Recalls Ancient Glory Of Famed English Holy Place Williamsburg, Va. (E).  In this town, a facsimile of a vanished American era, the recent dedi- cation of a Shrine of Our .Lady of Walsingham brings to the at-, tention of Americans the glory of England% most famous holy place --the Walsingham Shrine near tie northern coast of Norfolk. Thus, in an atmosphere of early American life recreated by the re- production of a colonial commun- ity, a replica of one of the world's most renowned centers of relig- ious devotion, which antedates the discovery of the New World, has been established. The shrine, duplicating that of the Walsingham Priory, is located in St. Bede's Church here, and in- cludes a copy of the Statue of Our Lady, which was the focal point of the original shrine in the days before it was despoiled by the hands of persecutors. Favors Are Reported Although the Walsinglaam Shrine in England today consists of abbey ruins and the noted "Slipper Chapel," it is to that country still what Lourdes is to France. Pilgrims of this century throng to it as did those of pre- vious centuries, and, as in the past, reports are frequent of ex- traordinary spiritual and temporal favors bestowed upon the devout who visit and pray there. Pil- grimages, until the outbreak of the second World War, were made regularly to the shrine, but there was not yet established a system of checking claims of cures. Just prior to the entrance of England into the world conflict, interest was high in the revival of Wal- singham as a national shrine. A new church was planned and ground bought for the edifice, which was to be larger than the original church destroyed in the "Reformation." According to the plans, the stone was to have been brought from Nazareth to build the Chapel of the Annunciation in the new church. Such proposals were suspended by the war, as were the pilgrimagos to the shrine, since the district in which it is located was declared a defense zone. Walsingham was founded in the time of Edward the Confessor, the chapel of Our Lady of Walsing- ham being confirmed' to the Au- gustinian Canons a century, later and enclosed within the pmory. From tbe very beginning the place was a pilgrimage center, the faithful visiting including all classes from not only England but even the continent. Kings as well as peasants walked frequently barefooted to the holy place and to this day the main road of the p i 1 g r i m s through Newmarket, Brandon, and Fakenham is called the Palmers' Way: Many miracles were reported to have been wrought at the shrine. Prior Despoiled In 1538 the priory fell a vic- tim to the persecution and cupid- ity, of Henry VIII. The King's commission removed the statue of Our Lady and divested the shrine of its treasures and orna- ments. The prior was destroyed and its site sold by Henry VIII to an individual for $450, and on the spot a mansion was erected. The present owner of the site is Lady Gurney, a non-Catholic, whose family has been in posses- sion of the property or the past four centuries. The ]pilgrim cen- ter isthe Slipper haiel, which stands about a mile fPom the origi- nal shrine. In the days of Wal- singham's glory, the pilgrims re- moved their shoes at the Slipper Chapel and walked barefoot to the shrine itself. Usually the ab- bey ruins are closed to pilgrims, but on occasion, such as that of the first national youthful pil- grimage in 1938, Lady Gurney in- vites visitors to view the ruins. The first triduum to Our Lady of Walsingham to be held at the Shrine was conducted by the Rev. Dr. Gerald Groveland Walsh, S. J., of the Graduate School of Ford- ham University, Editor of Thought, quarterly magazine of the univer- sity. The Rev. Thomas J. Walsh, Pas- tor of St. Bede's Church, plans to inaugurate weekly pilgrimages to the Shrine and to hold' serv- tees every Sunday afternoon; Bishop Of Sol00mon isle Reported Safe Melbourne, Australia. (E).--Con- cern that has been felt for the safety of the Most Rev. Thomas Wade, S. M., Vicar Apostolic of the North Solomon Islands, due to prolonged silence, has been dis- sipated by receipt of word that he refused to leave Kieta when a Japanese warship appeared out- side the harbor. Bishop Wade, it was stated, an- nounced his intention of donning his clerical robes, meeting the in- vaders and requesting that they respect his religion and work on the islands. It was announced that the is- lands are not under permanent oc- cupation and that missionaries are continuing their labors. American Medical Sisters who recently ar- rived in the North Solomon Is- lands are reported to be safe. Archbishop Rummel Address In 'Congressional Record' Washington. (E).The address of the Most Rev. Joseph F. Rummel, Archbishop of New Orleans, given before the Members' Council of the New Orleans Association of Com- i merce, was inserted in the Con- gressional Record for Monday at the request of Representative Hale Boggs, of Louisiana. Archbishop Rummel, in his ad- dress, spoke on the power of re- ligion to stimulate the morale of the nation in the present war crisis. I P,omb,n, As'----------71 Heating ! ,mAm gP, I GEe. M. WOODS | American His to r y'6] Mode ratio nl -- II I I II  1[ I II II I I I I f THE COLONIAL "DAY, LARGE FARMS Ahl "RA/q "rHIR 'B,'REWE'RrE$. WILLIAM P'ENN '$ , BUILT IN 1863, IOIN'ED HI5 MANOR "[P/qN 5BURY. TODAY, THEBEER INDUSTRY IS A BIG BUSINESS IN ARKANSASI Twelve Arkansas public Institutions benetit from the more than $1,000,000 in beer taxes paid to the Treasury every year Crippled children, medl-, eal students, tuberculars, school children, and! farmers are but a few of those whom.beer taxesl help to support. !Arkansas taxpayers would h/;veto-dlg'deeper Int0 :their own pockets if beer were not legal! ITo protect these benefits to Arkansas, the Iz I industry works through thls Committee wlth Four I ]law officers to CLEAN UP or CLOSE UP those very few beer retailers who do not run orderl lawj 'abiding places,, - .................. i ,BREWERS & ARKANSASBEER iDISTRIBUTORS COMMITTEE J. HUGH WHARTON 407 pYSAMIO III.O(I. , STATE DIRECTOR LIT71.E ROCK, ARK.