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PAGE SIX THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 1923 MENA Aizxiliary Achve--Statlons Blessed-- City Happenings &apos;Though small in number, on ac- oount of the very disagreebale weath- er, the meeting of St. Agnes Auxiliary on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 25th, at St. Joseph's Academy, was large in re- suits. Plans were perfected for a food sale to be held on St. Patrick's day, and also for a social to take place the same evening in the old church building. Supper will be serv- ed from svven to eight o'clock and entertainment for young and old is being arranged for the occasion. Though by no means a novelty, a grab bag is always attractive and an ex- tra large one is being prepared for the enjoyment of the young folks. The hcky holder of the correct number her will be presented with a beauti- ful imported tablecloth of pure h'ish linen and, several other articles of fancy work will be disposed of in the same way. A pretty assortment of jellies and preserves will be included in the food sale, which, on account of the gener- ov donations already promised, seems an assured success. Would it not be helpful as well as interesting if our parishes would ex- change ideas and experiences through the columns of The Guardian, on profitable and successful entertain- merits, etc., given for the benefit of the church? Wont somebody, please, express an opinion on this subject ? Stations of the Cross The beautiful new Stations of the Crss were blessed and erected last Sunday evening by Very Rev. Dean GaBagher, with most impressive cere- monies. After the singing of the Veni, Creator by the choir, Father Gallag- her delivered a very interesting and instructive, sermon on lhe Stations o[ the Cross, its exalted position among Catholic devotions: high inlulgences to be gained by .making tb StaUot s devoutly, etc. One after another the malice Stations were elevated by Sahn Drioll and Ray Molter. Mr. F. R. Fried (father of Frank Frieq, m whose memory the Stations were {]3- hated) attached them to the wail and affixed the crosses, the usual pray- era following the erection "o:: each Station. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament was given, the 0 Salutaris Hostia being rendered by Miss Alice Fried with much feeling. The services closed with the congre- gational singing of the Doxology. Who, Where and When? Mrs. $. Thinnes returned Wednes- day from Ft. Smith, where she had been with her daughter, Mrs. Fred tied, who was a patient at St. Ed- ward's Infirmary. Mrs. Fried returned later much improved in health. Miss Roselie Robert returned re- cently from Memphis, Tenn., where ke had been the guest of her um:le and aunt, Mr. and Mrs: M. Martiny. The Monday following her return, Miss Roselie made a business trip to lIugo, Okla., for the Fitz Lumber Co., with whom she has been associated far several years. IL E. MeCann came down from Ft ii Smith to make photographs for illus- , (rations to be used in the forthcoming :i  high school annual. : Mr. Ben Meyer, of Effingham, Ill., weIl known stockman, is visiting with his brother, Tony Meyer, and iii family. This is his first visit to Mena and he expects to emain a week or mole. Miss Agnes Donohue arrived in other. The losing team to entertain the winners the week following Eas- ter. Mr. John Mason, Willie Underhill, aml Katherine Stoudt were appointed to aet as initiation team. Another committee composed of Misses Sophia Ptichnotche, Amy Carnes and Raymond Dupee, were appointed to revise the constitution and make new by-laws. Plans were discussed and the c'ast appointed for a play, entitled "The Cheerful Liar," to be given in the near future. A spread will be enjoyed at noon Sun- day, Mar. 18, in honor of St. Joseph's Day, the Patron Saint of the Sodali- ty. School Girls' Ciub The school gMs served breakfast to the children after communion last Friday morning..This club also serves hot SOUl) every Wednesday noon to the school chihh'en. In this way they are receiving funds to defray the ex- penses of their camping trip this sunlmer. Catholic Boys Brigade The Catholic boys' brigade was of ganized last weel with twenty-one charter members. Jack Murray was appointed leader. Mueh interest is be- ing shown in this club and we hope to make it one of the most successful of our parish organizations. The Rev. Fathers Joseph Froitz- helm and A. (]. Haeringer, the latter of Engleburg, Ark., visited at the Rectory this week. St. Roman's choir is rehearsing twice a week for a new Easter Mass. History Class The Church History class met at SL Roman's Parish Hall Wednesday evening at 8:15 and the follow.lug in- teresting program was given: Monastigism--Miss Adalade Stack. Work of the Monks--Miss Kathe- rine Stoudt. Holy Eucharist and the Mass--Miss I Lillian Falk. Early History of Catholic Sctmols in AmericaMr. Lawrence Brady. These very instructive classes will be hehl every Wednesday evening during lent and all who are interest.. ed are invited to attend. The best attendauce at our Lenten services so far this year, which have all been very good: was at the Holy Hour last FrMay night. It was very gratifyi g to our Rev. Pastor to see so many of the parishioaers prent. St. Roman's Auxiliary The Ladies of St. Roman's Auxili- ary spent last Tuesday afternoon at the home of' Mrs. Ell Lyons, sewing for the hospital. The addition to our hospital is fast nearing comp'.etion, and will mean much to Jonesboro ahd the surrounding country, as our pres- ent building is not large eneugh for our fast growing county. The formal opening will take place in the near fu- ture. Knights of C, olumlms Several local Knights were invited to the hmne of A. F. Carviile last Wednesday night to hear the program given by the Knight of Columl)us Columbus Coum.ii No. 756 of Fort Worth, Texas. All numbers were dis- tinctly heard and greatly enjoy.d by those present. EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS TO lIE IN AMSTERI)AM 1924THIS YEAR IN PARIS (N. C. W. C. Cable News) l'ari,, March ll..--Amsterdam has been proposed as the scene of the Ett- charistric Cmlgress of 1924, aecord- ins to an announcement ma(te follow- | Mena Saturday afternoon for a short ing the meeting of the International visit with heymany Mena friends. She] Comm'ittee of Eucharistic Congresses, returnl Sunday on number four. ]presided over by Bishop Heylen, of Louis Robertv manager of the local Namur. The Congress this year will Owl Stores, was.in Ft. Smith ou busi- ness during the week. Th sixth son of Thomas Riggle was baptized after last Mass Sunday morning, Mr,,Riggle is a newcomer and resides with his family on the Bechesda road, about two miles from town, Mra. Shutter and three children will leave in a few days for Enid, Olda., to $oin Mr. Shutter, who pi'eceded his family several months ago. Sister Teresa and Sister Margaret iary spent the week-end in Ft. Smith. Mr. Ben Bigge has enlarged his Cleaning and Pressing establishment, and hereafter will conduct the busi- ness in a strictly up-to-date manner. //r. Bigge is one of the oldest and best known business men in Mena. JONESBORO Sodality Meeting The regular meeting of the Sodali- ty was held Monday, Feb. 26, at 8 p. m. The Prefect, Miss Ruth Cranshaw ptesidiing. Much business was trans- acted. The treasurer's report showed a majority of members in arrears wlth t]imr dues, and a motion Was made arid carried, tha% all members who were not paid up by Mar. 18th would be suspended. A *Irive for new members will be made during the month of March'; the on one team and girls on the be he'.d in Paris from July 4 to July 8. Lourdes Bishop I)ccorated BishopSchoepfer, o; r,om.des and Tarbcs. who was a.e-trded tle deeora- lion of Knight of the I,egion of Hon- or hy the Govermnent, has receive(I his decoration personal y from Mar- shal Foch. 'lhe ceremony took place in the private residence of Marshal Foch in Paris. Foch, who is a native; of Tarbes, embraced the prelate. REV. DR. IIRENNAN NAMED AUXILtAIY TO BISHOP HOBAN (N C. W. C. Spc'eial Cable) Rome, March 5.--Dr. A.J. Bren- nau, Rector of St. Peter Cathedral, ai Scranton, Pa.. has been named Auxili- ary Bishop of Scranton. Dr. Brmmuu is a graduate of the Ameriean College in Rome, where he was ordained to the priesthood in De- cember, 1904. On lfis return tn the United States he Was assigned to the Cathedral parish in Scranton, and has been there continuously in various ca- pvcities since that time. It is understood that the appoint- men( was made at the request of Rt Rev. M. J. Hoban, Bishop of Scran- ton, who has been bishop since 1896. The sense of' home-coming--that strange passion for a particular set of inanimate things; or, at the most, for an association of,ideas--has no paral- lel in human eros(ions. I K0fc I1 11 LITTIE ROCK COUNCIL NO. 812 Official Notes Regular Meeting This council held its regular semi- monthly meeting Tuesday last, March 6th, regular order of business was conducted. Representative Chandler's Speech Supreme Secretary William J. Mc- Gin]ey has advised that copies of speech delivered by Representative Chandier of New York, has been mail- eli to the names sent in by this coun- cil. Initiation I wish to ca]l our attention to the fact that the (late of the initiation is getting near and that it will be neces- sary to procure more applications if this is to be a successful class. There is a number of applications in now, but not quite enough to do business with. If you know of any prospective metal)el" just call telephone 4-5387 and report same to the Secretary. Ohituary .) . .) brother Icter English of 1704 W. Third street, one of the pioneer me:n- bets of this counct], died at his home Thursday evening last. Twenty-five members of this council assembled at his home Friday evening and said the rosary for the repose el' his soul. Special Meeting The council decided to call a special meeting for Tuesday evemng next, March 13tli, at 8 o'clock, to discuss some special matters. A good attend- ante is urged at this meeting. A Thougft for the Week Cowards creep-- me. walk up- right. J.B. REL1EI,' WORK FOR STRANDED Relief work for stranded tubercular exzservice men to the number of fif- teen thousand approximately in Ariz- ona, New Mexico, Texas and Southern California, who have migrated from all parts of the country to tbese States in search of a curative climate. will be inaugurated at once under the auspices of the American Legion and the Knights of ('olumbus. Supreme Secretary William J. McGinley an- nounces. The fun(I oT $50,000 voed by the l<nights for this work has been forwar(led to the Legion national headquarters for distribution in the form of ready relief by the Legion. More than fifty K. of C. councils in the Southwestern states are cooperat- ing in the relief work, which is dis- tinct :from the regular hospitaliza.tion work conducted by the Knights for disabled veterans. PRO'rESTAN'r bIINISTER OFFEIIS TO RETURN $50 TO SOLI)IERS BY K. ()F C. (By N. C. W: C. News Service Washington, D. C. March 4.--An unwrittm incident in the Knights of Columbus war history came to light here when CohmeI John T. Axton, chief of American chaplains, received a letter from a minister attached to the American United I'resbyterian Mission in India, inclosing a draft of $50, which he requested be turned over to some branch of the K. of C. "where it will smwe the best use for file privates of the Army." The wri- ter explained that the money repre- sented the value of athletic goods he had received :from tim Knights of Co- lumbus while on (tuly as chaplain at a bas.e hospital and which he had "is- sued to officers of the station with the result that "the boys did not benefil at all." High Sense of Iionor Colonel Axten decided that the case was not one that called for restitution and has returned the check. "Your whole record," said Col. Ax- ton in thin letter. "indicates that you are self-sacrificing, conscientious and painstaking, and that you r{ndered most excellent service in lhe Army. From persona] experience, the three chaplains in this office, one of whom iv a Roman Catholic, know that the use of athletic goods and similar ma- terials supplie(1 by the wtrious welfare m'ganizations was not limited to 'he enlisted personnel. The morals of officers had to be sust:fined and you were amply justified in using any or all of the equipment that wns sent to you as a contribution to the content- ment of the officers with whom .you were serving. Our expermnce tells ns that makerials were so abundant that if you had (liverted the entire consign- ment to whieh you refer in all proba- bility no hardship wouhl have been worked vpon the enlisted personnel of your hospital. We fully appreciate the very high sense of honor indicated by your aetion, but we feel that there is no necessity for the refund by you of any sum. The Catholic chaplain in this office expresses tile view that you could use this $50 to far better ad- vantage in the field where you are now laboring than to have it sent to some point in tbe Army. Most of our i stations are abundantly supplied with I those things that .contribute to the I moral and religious well-belng of the enlisted men. May God bless you in the work upon which you are engag- ed, keep yeu always as ]figh-minded as your action in this case indicates, bring you safe to the homeland at the conclusion efa successful tour of ser- vice in India and give us the privilege of some time knowing you personal- ly." AMERICAN GYblNASIUM IN ROME The first thoroughly American gymnasium to be erected in the an- ('lent Cry of Rome is now under course of construction by the Knights of Columbus, according to a report re- ceived at K. of C. national headquar- ters from Edward I,. Hearn of New Ym'k, commissioner for the Knights in charge of their welfare work in Italy under the auspices of Pope Pius XI. The phms of the gymnasium. approved by tlm Pope, call for hand- ball and basketball courts and for a minatm'e track for indoor athletics. The gymnasium is being erected ou priwte papal grounds .donated by the Pope for the K. of C. work, :for which an endowment of $1,000,000 was re- cently voted by the K. of C. supreme council. C. K. OF A. NEWS Branch 102, Fort Smith, reports another member initiated on March 4th Branch 79, lAttle Rock, will hold its regular meeting March 8th at 8 I). m,, Ninth und Ferry streets. Tiffs is the regular meeting, also new member:; i will be obligated. New applications to I be acted on, also completing arrange- ments for the solemn initiation to he hehl March 18, beginning prompiT.v I at 2 p. m. A class of over 50 will he initiated. A 100 pm  cent attendance s expec.ted. Up to this meeting the fol- lowing have made applications for mere bership : C. F. Sieber, F. E. Hurrle, J. C. hnberry, E. P. Benetz, William J. Rohlman. l,eo A. Hinze, Andrew Sic- bohl, Tony Riegler. John Berg, Cm'l Bopp, N. F. Wen),, los. A. Bentez, L. B. Baltz, Eugene J. Downing, Ells- worth Downing, J. J. Healy, Henry W. Miller, Win. Beckman, Fraud l)e Clerk, J. F. Bu.iaiski, A. H. Korte, A. C. Bujarski, C. I'. Nahlen, Frank Gel'- ar(1, Paul J. Hiaumct, (;eo. H. Ma- ther, Joc Miller, Jr., J. J. Raley, C. K. [tegarty, Joe Yaeger, Frank I,etzig. Harry Hcibach, Thee Grummer. Hic- key II. Himstedt, 1)an Murphy, Louis Zanone, Louis Kieht, Jes. Win. Bauer. Gee. A. Arts, Johanna Sieber, Ve- ronica Rohlman. Clare E. Deller. Mary Benetz, Adelia Young, Emma Miller, Catherina Nut(i'Emma Nut(, Regina C. Boeckmanu, Mary E. Ratey, Katharina Luyet, Mary Kiehl, Vir- ginia W. tturrle. As there are a few that have not t)een examinerk, at this writing, they should prcent themselves at once to either of the Medical Exalniners, Dr. F. E. tlurr]e. 112 W. 7th St., or Dr. N. F. Weny, 51.0 Donaghey Building, in order to have their policy by March 181h i time for the initiation. Mem- bers of the C. K. of A. are invited t.o attend the initiation. Sfft00 CONVENIENCE00 PROFIT ia Deithg Your 8avinp With lira. 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The contract calls for three further entertainments of a dramatic and musical nature to .be during the months of September, Oc- tober and November of this year. The White & Myers Lyceum Agency gives the assurance that the coming attrac- tions will equal in excellence the per- fornmnces of last season. Three.Act Comedy in Latin The Dramatic Club has undertaken a task never before attempted in its history. 'l?he play is a three-act come- dy in Lqtin, entitled: Sac(us Male- rum A Sack ,)f Apples. Being writ- ten in lmtin, only members of the Club who are students in the high school and college (tepartmmlts were available :for the cast. Naturally the comedy presents difficulties which are not encountered in plays written in the vernacular. Hen(c, very care- ful and accurate nemory work is re- quire& .In English language plays the actor can rely in some measure on his ability to improvise his text and say "'sonmthing like it" in case tlm exact words escape him momentarily. In Sac(us Malorum, however, should his memory fail him "tt auy time the result would be fatal. Instead of say- ing "something like it" he would in all probability say "something like nothing," and stand dumb and "dis- graced" before a snickering audience. Well aware of this danger, the au- thin" of the play lms wisely refrained from burdening any of the charac- ters with long and difficult passages, and no tragedy of tlfis sort is looked for. The play will be given on St. Benedict's Day, March 21, in honor of the Rev. Rector. Monday, Marcl 5, Mr. W. i,inbeck, father of Henry young scholastic of! at his home in of Subiaco, a victin The funeral took lowing Wednesday an' by members of the scholastics, a are studying for Order. QUEEN OF SPAIN TO BE OF (N. C. W. C. Rome. March the traditional emble esteem of the pope, i: this year upon tbe according to an here. In accor sion of the rose will be the fourth Sunday of It will be sent presentation on Alfonzo. EXPELLED (N. C. W. 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