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PAGE 8 THE GUARDIAN, MARCH 29, 1974 J Knights" Convention Arranged Pine Bluff -- Plans have been finalized for the 66th annual convention of the Arkansas State Council, Knights of Columbus, to be held here Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 26-28. State Deputy Odell Yocum said the host, Pine Bluff Council No. 1153, has arranged "what probably will be one of the most significant conventions in years." Delegates, alternates and guests will stay at the Am- bassador Motel, Fifth and Walnut, and at Ramada Inn on Highway 65-South. Convention sessions will be held in St. Joseph&apos;s Church, Gallagher Hall, the Pine Bluff Council chamber and at the Pine Bluff Country Club. A golf tournament at 1 P.M. April 26 will begin the con- vention program. Committee meetings will be held from 7 to l0 P.M. that night, and there will be an open house in K of C Hall. Registration desks wili be set up from 7 to 9:30 A.M. April 27 at the motels and the country club. Registration fee will be $12. Mass at 8 A.M. in St. Joseph's Church will begin the second day. Breakfast will be served at the country club at 9 A.M. and the first business session is scheduled for 10 A.M. After lunch in the country club snack bar, the business session will resume at 1 P.M. The convention dinner, with the host pastor, Father John F. O'Donnell, as guest speaker, will be served at the country club at 6 P.M. A dance from 9 P.M. to 1 A.M. will follow in Gallagher Hall. Mass at 8 A.M. in St. Joseph's Church will begin the final day of the convention. The final business session and prize 0rawings will follow. Ill i . I II Acme Typewriter Exchange Victor Gestetner Royal Typewriters Adding * Duplicating Machines * Standard Electric SALES -SERVICE -RENTALS 521-2550 408 W. Dickson - BILL WEATHERFORD, Mgr. 442-7672 ERLY FLOWER 1305 N. Garland Fayetteville, Ark. PHONE 442-6227 DREHHAN-IIOYD CONSTRUCTION COMPANY INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL INSTITUTIONAL 442-8374 Fayetteville, Arkansas 442-2"/51 i To Advertise In This Space "O = Write Tom Chipman P.O. Box 7417 L. R., Ark. 72207 IButlful. Pdil CARPETING Ceramic wall and floor tile Resilient Floor Tile Linoleum and Formica Sold Outright or laall January's Ozark Floor Co. 928 College 442-4451 Taking Placement Test at Catholic rl tis was the scene recently as eighth grade boys tbok 900-1,000 Expected At State CYO Convention Little Rock - Between 900 and 1,000 youths, young adults, chaperones and Religious -- the largest group ever -- are ex- pected to attend the 26th annual state Catholic Youth Organization convention here May 3-5. Information concerning the convention, to be held at the Little Rock Convention Center Exposition Hall, was mailed to parish CYO's throughout the diocese earlier this week. Miss Vivian Svestka, state CYO president, and Father Joseph L. Pallo, diocesan CYO advisor, made the announcement. This will be the first time in seven years the state CYO convention has been held in Little Rock, the last being in 1967. The largest attendance at any previous convention was in Hot Springs in 1969 when almost 900 were registered. The CYO convention will be held outside Little Rock in 1975, Father Pallo said. Rooms for 480 persons in the adjacent Camelot Inn and for 600 at the nearby Holiday Inn Downtown have been reserved for the convention. By being able to obtain the Convention Center and room accommodations, CYO members from the Greater Little Rock parishes will be required to stay in convention hotels with out-of-town CYO members, Father Pallo said. This is being done, Father Pallo said, because of the in- tensiveness of the convention schedule which "really won't permit those attending to go home." The schedule includes a midnight Mass. An equally intensive schedule is provided for the chaperones, Father Pallo emphasized. Catholic Young Adults will hold their convention con- currently with the CYO, but the Lactate Medalist James A. Farley, above, internationally known Catholic layman, has been chosen for the 1974 Laetare MedM, the University of Notre Dame's highest honor. Farley was Postmaster General under President Franklin Roosevelt and has been active in Democratic Party politics since 1911. "Gentleman Jim" Farley is 85 years old. number attending is not ex- pected to swell appreciably from last year because tests are being given at that time by colleges and universities. Father James Mancini is working with the CYA on their" aspects of the convention. Father PaUo said a 120-page convention program and yearbook, compiled and edited by the state CYO officers, will be given to each person at- tending. Highlight of the convention will be the Saturday, May 4, Bishop-youth dialogue with His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald. Vocations will be stressed. A half-dozen Little Rock seminarians, headed by George Murdaugh, will return from Holy Trinity Seminary on the University of Dallas campus to conduct a commitment workshop for young men. At the same time, Sister Freddie Miller, formerly a CYO member from Little Rock, and now with the Mercy Sisters at St. Louis will lead a workshop for the young women attending. Father Ernie Bowen, Denise Luckett of Texarkana and Denis Ingram of Pine Bluff will head a prayer workshop. George Lucas and Chris Bailey, both of Little Rock, will conduct a Search workshop. Craig Knox and the Greater Little Rock CYO of- ricers will direct a parish CYO leadership workshop. Capt. George Weidl of Little Rock Air Force Base and Mandy Tucker Little Rock. Below, one of the members of CHS's class of ponders a question on his test. of Little Rock will head a l"q Catholic Youth Singers d< workshop, taDret Sewing Center PHONE (501) 664" Other facets of the convention _- will include the annual banquet Family Machines-Industrial 5000 WEST TWEL at the Camelot Inn on Saturday Repairs and Service night, May 4, the election of 1508 SO. University LITTLE ROCK, officers for the coming year, and selection of location of the 666-7187 I Greater Little Roe:]k Uuid0000 TEDFORe HUG STORE ] I! tconoaY0000 Pike Plaza Shopping CCWJ Rexall DAN SARNA, teg. Lff  C.B. WrightpHARMACISTS, T.E. Mattax Member SL Mary's .Y4 Phone 374-4926 2700 Pike Ave. - 374-1"J 915 EhST NINTH STREET  Frances Flower Shop 1222 ,. 6th St. - :72-2203 IAttle Rock, Ark. We honor your Diners, Americau Express and BankA me ricar(l. LYON Bumpass' ' " C % MEDIC ORUG CO. Pharmacy, inc. *(a.- Phone 753-6161 C'C" BUMPASS, OW " |I 4214 MacArthur Drive 2909 W. Marldu | I Two Locations North LIU;le Rock, Ark. :P 5901 West 12th  rm W. WHITFIELD JEWEL[IS [ , 664-3907 k / ELECTRICAL DIAMONDS  |b - and - CONTRACTORS WATCHES-JEWEIJ l K-Mart Plaza 4020 Bruno Rd., Little Rock WATCH REPAIIO,J, ticmUKI -- Bonded -- Insured Cantrell & Orant-666t][i C'A l)t Phone 565-4674 Heights mopping  y I 'tr .... Keep Curr@1 The Guardi I 1975 state CYO convention. The registration fee will be $15 per person and must be paid with the parish pre-registration, for which the deadline is April 26. Chaperones, Religious and priests attending must be in- cluded on the list. One chaperone will be required for each 10 delegates. Priests and Sisters may not be chaperones. Youths will be housed four to a room at a cost of $6 a night. Persons requesting private rooms will be charged $16 a day. Each parish will have three voting delegates and three alternates, although all youths having paid their CYO dues may attend. Father Pallo said he hoped each deanery will make arrangements for tran- sportation to conserve energy and to bring their people to Little Rock as a unit. AMPLE II HEALEY FUNERAL DZS ]1