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PAGE 10 THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 7, 1969 David Fitts Todd Gammill Tony Vorster St. Anne's Pr(00duces 3 Merit Scholarship Finalists Fort Smith -- Three students Mrs. Joseph Vorster; DavidFitts, from St. Anne's high school here have been notified that they are finalists in the National Me}it Corporation competition which be- gan last spring. The National Merit Scholars are Tony Vorster, son of Mr. and I I I 1 Remember? 50 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK The Guardian reportAed: Little Rock -- Right Rev. Bis- hop Morris and Right Rev. Msgr. Tobin of St. Andrew's Cathedral returned from Washington, D.C. last Sunday, after having partici- pated in the most notable gathering of clergy and laity ever held in America. Upon this occasion were con- cluded the golden jubilee exer- cises attendant upon the celebra- tlon of the 50 years in the Epis- copate of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons of Baltimore, head of the Roman Catholic hierarchy in America. More than 80 prelates attended the impressive event and Cardinal Gibbons was presented with a purse of $50,000. 25 YF.RS AGO THIS WEEK The Guardian reported: Subiaco -- A week of special church services commemorating the founding of the Little Rock diocese 100 years ago, ended at St. Benedict's Church with pre- scribed ceremonies Sunday. The parish held an hour of prayer daily and The Rev. Anthony Schroe- der, O.S.B., gave a number of talks on the founding and develop- ment of the diocese. Vatican Remembers Astronaut' s Comment Vatican City (NC) -- American Astronaut Frank Borman did not understand the question, but they liked his answer anyway. During his appearance before a group of cardinals, scientists and diplomats at the Vatican, Col. Borman was answering questions from the floor. Someone asked in French about the lunar surface: "Is it livable?" The translator, (Est-il viable)?" thinking he heard the word"diable (devil)," relayed to Col. Borman: "Is there a devil on the moon?" Col. Borman replied: "Even though the moon is very barren and forbidding, there is more evil here on earth." That answer received the largest round of applause of the day. II son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fitts; and Todd Gammill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Gammill. To advance to finalist, the three semifinalists had to complete a personal information sheet, re- ceive a recommendation from their principal, and take the Schol- astic Aptitude Test on which they had to make a high score. According to Sister Bernaldo Kaelin, counselor at the school, these three boys are in competi- tion for 1000 one-time National Merit $1,000 scholarships and about 1800 renewable scholar- ships. On April 28 they will be notified of their position in the competition. Only one half per- cent of the 1969 graduating seniors will receive this honor. All three boys graduated from St. Boniface grade school and are four-year students at St. Anne's. Tony, who hopes to attend Stan- ford University and major in psy- chology, is a member of the National Honor Society, co-editor of the yearbook, and a member Lynn Jamison Is Homemaker Of Year at St. Anne's Fort Smith-- Lynn Jamison has been named 1969 Betty Crock- er Homemaker of Tomorrow for St. Anne's High School here on the basis of her score in a written knowledge anti attitude test on homemaking given senior girls here Dec. 3. Lynn's achievement has made her eligible for state and national scholarships. She also has been awarded a specially designed sil- ver charm from General Mills, sponsor of the Betty Crocker Search for the American Home- maker of Tomorrow. Seventeen-year-old Lynn has been very active in school as a member of the National Honor Soc- iety, French National Honor Soc- iety, assistant editor of the school newspaper, The Buff, and president of the French Club this year. A state Homemaker of To- morrow and runner-up will be selected from the winners of the schools in the state. The state winner will receive a $1500 col- legn scholarship, and her school will be awarded a set of Ency- clopedia Britannica by Encyclo- pedia Brlttanica, Inc. The run- ner-up will earn a $500 educa- tional grant. The Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow from this state, together with those from all other states and the District of Col- umbia, each accompanied by a school advisor, will join in an expense paid educational tour of Washington, D. C., and Colonial Williamsburg, Va., next spring. of the math, French and Inter- act clubs. David plans to attend Rice Uni- versity to major in electrical en- gineering and eventually he hopes to join NASA. He is a member of the National Honor Society, president of the math club and Nocturnal Adoration Scheduled for Tonight Little Rock -- The First Friday Nocturnal Adoration, sponsored by Little Rock Council No. 812, Knights of Columbus, will be held this evening, March 7-8, in St. Edward's Church, Ninth andSher- man Streets. Hours assigned to various Grea- ter Little Rock parishes are: St. Edward's, 8-9 P.M.; St. Pat- rick's, 9-10; Good Counsel, 10-11; St. Andrew's Cathedral and Christ the King, 11-12; Holy Souls, 12-1 A.M.; St. Theresa's, 1-2; Immaculate Heart of Mary, 2-3; Immaculate Conception, St. Augustine's and St. Jude's, 3-4; St. Anne's, 4-5; and St. Mary's, 5-6. The devotion will begin with Mass at 7 P.M. March 7 and will close with Mass at 7 A.M. March 8. a member of the yearbook staff. Todd is undecided in choice of college but he plans to major in biology. He is a member of the math club. Fort Smith Church IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, Head of Garrison Avenue. Sunday Masses, 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 and 12 Noon. Holyday Masses, 6:00 and 8:00 A.M. 12:05 and 5:30 P.M. First Fridays, 7:00 and 8:00. Miraculous Medal de- votion. Wednesday after Mass. Confessions; Saturdays, 3: 30-5:00, 7:30 - 8:30 P.M. Thursday before First Friday and Eve of Holy- days 4:30-5:30, 7:30-8:30. ST. JOHN'S CHURCH, 1822 North 8th Street. Sunday Mass: I0 A. M. Holy day Mass to be announced. Holyday Masses: 5:30, 6:15, 7:15 and 8:30 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. First Fridays: 6:00 and 8:00 A.M. First Saturdays: 6:00 and 8:00A.M. Confessions: Saturdays 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. and 6:. 45 to 8:00 P.M. Eve of Holydays and First Fri- days: 4:00 to 6:00 and 7:00 to 8:45 P.M. CHRIST THE KING, 1920 South Greenwood Avenue, Sunday Masses: 7:00, 8:00, 9:30. 10:30 and 11:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M. Holydays: 7:00, 8:00, 9:.30 and 10:30 &M. and 5:30 P.M. First Friday: 7:00, 8:00 and 11:25 A.M. Weekdays (Schooldays) 11:25 A.M. ST. BONIFACE CHURCH, 1820 North B Street. 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