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P.ge mght , THE SOUTHERN GUAR1)IAN Saturday, April 1, i911 ,,,, iiii i I I BUY THE HERRICK REFRIGERATOR IIII I I I I The Only Real Sanitary Box Made That Will Not Sweat No. 3 holds 50 lbs .... $16.50 No. 23 holds 100 lbs...$26.50 No. 42 holds 150 lbs... $32.00 No. 12 holds 250 lbs...$55.00 Come and See Our Line Largest in the City racyBros. Hdw.Co. PULLMAN DAVENPORT BEDS The Pullmn is first a real Davenport. The most critical eye cannot detect that it has any suggestion of a bed. It is solid and rigid. Golden oak or ma- hogany polished, upholstered in noroccoline leather. By silmply revolving the Beat the Davenport becomes at once a delightful, comfortable bed, wlt'h separate mattress and springs. The mwttress is good and thick, and can be taken off as easily as from an ordinary iron bed. The springs do not c.ome in contact with he upholstering, are elevated to allow ventilation, and o part of the upholster: ing is used as a bed. Prices range rom $8S.OO TO $65.00 618 Th0s. L0nergan Furniture Co., MAIN STREET We shall be glad to have a share of the business of the readers of this paper. Banking--4 Per Cent on Savings Accounts. Mortgage Loans on Little Rock Real Estate. Rentals and Property Management. Fire Insurance--Strong Companies. Citizens' Investment and Security Company 210 West Second Street Little Rock, Arkansas Practical Socialism By REV. MNSG. J. M. LUCEY This booklet given the principles of practical Socialism as presented by the highest authorities of the Socialistic organization, quoting the authorities. It then gives the solution of life's problem presented by, Christian civilization. Those who may read this booklet--and it can be read in half an hour or less--will be able to compare the remedies which Socialism has in vain offered to the world to ameliorate the poverty and distress of earthly life and the cure which the Christian religion has for centuries so successfully employed. The late Dr. Lam- bert, editor of the New York Freeman's Journal, said that it was the best book of the kind printed. The price is nominal; single copies, 5c; by the 100, 3c, postage free; hy the 1,000, 2% expressage free. Pastors and others should order a hundred or a thousand copies for general distribution. Societies life the Knights of Columbus, Hiber- nians and Knights of Father Matthew will find the book an excellent tMng to defend the faith against Socialists. Address The Catholic Publication Society 315 W. Markham St. LITTLE ROCK, ARK. DECREE OP PRAISE. The religious institute of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, with a special view to he education of young maid- ens, was founded on December 1, in the year 1812, principally through the zeal of Right Roy. M|,r. lOlaget, Bishop of Louisville, in the United States of North America, under the Rule of St. Vincent of St. Paul, chief Patron of the Society. The nunlber of sisters, at first two was in the following year increased to sixteen Afterwards, as the number of sisters and foundations increased llow great was the ardor for the salve- :ion of their neighbor, which animwted this religious institute, was singularly shown during the misfortunes of their country, especially when epidemics and civil war ravaged their country. Sines, now for the first time, the sis- ters, furnished with most ample conr- mendatory letters of the Right Roy. Ordinaries, have presented themselves before 'the Apostolic See, asking for Pontifical approbation, this Sacred Con- gregation of lcligious, after duly con- sidering the commendatory letters of the Ilight Roy. Ordinaries, and mature- ly weighing all things, in full meeting, of Augast -6, 1910, determined and de- creed that these same Sisters x)f Charity of Nazareth, whose mother-house is sit- uated !p said diocese of Louisville, shall b.e given the Decree of Praise, the .urisdiction of the Right Roy. Ordi- naries remaining intact according to the norms of the Sacred Canons and Apes- tolls Constitutions. This decree of the 3ost Eminent Fathers, Our )frost Holy Lord, Pius X., benignantly deigned to confirm in an andicnce givc en the following day to the Assistant Secretary of said Congre- gation. All things to the contrary not- wi.thstanding. Given at Rome, frohl the Secretariatq of the Sacred Congregation of Religious, Septmubcr 5, 1910. Fr. L C. Card, "fives, Prefect. Vine. La Prima. APPROVAL OP THE CONSTITU- TIONS. The Sacred Congregation of Religious, in plenary meeting of August 26, 1910, after maturely weighing all things, and duly considering the comm'endatory let- ters of the Righ Roy. Ordinaries, de- cided and decred that, Approbation for ten 3,ears of their constitutions written in Italian, and offichdly corrected, should be given to the Sisters of Char- ity of Nazareth, whoso mother house is located in the diocese of Louisville, the jurisdiction of the Right Rev. Or- dinaries, always remaining intact, ac- cording to the forms of the Sacred )anons and the Apostolic Constitutions. This decree of the 1V[ost Eminent Pathers, our Most Holy Lord Pitm X., willingly confirmed in an audience given the following day to the Assist- ant Secretary of this Congregation. All tMngsthings to the contrary notwith- standing. Given at Rome, from th,o Secretarlate 6f the Congregation of Religious, Sep- tember 5, 1910. lr. I. C. Card, Vires, Prefect. Vine. La Puma. APPROVAL OP THE INSTITUTE. The Apostolic See, desirous to honor with singular friendship the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, having their moth- er house in the diocese of Louisville, and having originated almost one hun- dred years ago, and happily increased in members and foundations, have mer. itod exceedingly well of the Christian commonwealth. Wherefore, this Sacred Congregation of Religious, in full meeting of th,e 26th day of August, 1910, the common. datory letters of the Right Roy. Ordi. naries having been duly considered and all things maturely weighed, determined and decreed to grant definite approba- tion to the aforesaid Institute of Char- ity of Nazareth, the jurisdiction of the Right Roy. Ordinaries always remain- ing intact, according to the norms of the Sacred Canons and 'the Apostolic Constitutions. This decree of the Most Eminent Fathers, our Most Holy Lord, Plus X., graciously designed to confirm in a audience given the following day to the Assistant Secretary of his Congre- gation. All things to the contrary not- withstanding. Given at Rome, from the Secretariats i of the Congregation of Religious, Sep- tember 5, 1910. Fr. I. C. Card, "gives, Prefect. inc. La Puma. THE COST OF ADVERTISING. From Collier 's. Very few readers of Collier's, or any ..... national publication for that matter, 51  IJ__  1 I know how advertising is placed or what m m 00.00lit costs. Advertising is becoming an New Era Press 315 WEST MARKHAM ST. LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS Catalog and Commercial Printing |!.-, JlJ art and the advertisements in the best )publica:tions are an embellishment. Without advertising the splendid peri- odicals of today would be impossible and readers are the ones most vitally interested. Reverse the tables: Let publishers withdraw from accepting any advertising and again the readers would :be affected The advertiser and pub- i lislrer bring the reader in touch with ]the latest and best of everything in every ook aud coruer of the country. That is why you, as a reader, ought to be interested. A one-inch advertisement in Col- lier's, one time, costs the advertiser $35. A quarter page costs $400, a page in black and white $1,000, and color pages all the way from $i,800 to $2,- 500, according to the colors used. When a nrerchant or ma;mffacturer spends $400 for a quarter-page announcement or $1,000 for a page, ,he is pretty cer- tain in Ms own mind that he is making a wise'investment, for it surely is an investment, for the immediate or dis- tant future. If he is a mail-order ad- vertlser, he must get imfaediate returns in the form of cash or replies from prospective customers. In other words, I lie must make money on eery adver- tisement else be suffers a distint loss The publicity' advertiser is building for the future. He rarely expects and seldom gets any inquiries, but by keep- ing everlastingly at it he nakes his product ku0wn and many times a by- word; a well-known camera manufac- turer has ad'ertised his cameras so thoroughly and consistently that the word "kodak' has actually become synonymous with the word "camera" WHERE DOES MORMONISM SE- CURE ITS RECRUITS? In Liverpool (England) the Mor- mons have recently been carrying on missionary work with vigor and appar- ently with considerable success. Where --in what elmnent of the community do they get most of their "converts" and where do t)hey get none? On these points an article il the Catholic Herald (England) contains some porti- nen,t queries and some pertinent obser- vations as to the position of the Angli- can clergy and c,hureh in connection with the matter: In some quarters it is asserted that the charges made against the :M:or- mons, and tim allegations as to the suc- cess of their mission, are very greatly exaggerated, and that some of those engaged in the agitation against them are simply anhnated by a desire for self-advertisement. These assertions may be true to omo extent, but no one can deny that the Mormon campaign in the city is pursued with remarkable vigor, and timt it meets with a considerable amount of success. And no one can doubt Vhe bona fide of the Protestant Bishop of Liverpool, and Archdeacon Madden, and the Rev. Mr. Bartlett, or of other prominent representatives of Anglicanism and Nonconformity. The statements as to Mormon prog- ress which these men are daily mak- ing on public platforms and in the press are only too true, and the efforts they are putting forth to prevent Mor- monism further strengthening its al- ready strong grip on the Protestant rank and file are only too necessary. And the truth and the necessity are facts calculated to make Catholics ask certain questions. Archdeaon Madden, in his speech at Itope Hall, denmnded that Mormons should be "excluded from the society of a moral and Christian nation." By a moral and Christian nation the Archdeacon, of course, means a Prot- estant nation. How Is It That It Is Only in Protestant Nations That the Mormons Axe Suc- cessful? i But how does he account for the I fact that it is only amongst the Prot- estant nations that success attends the efforts to propagate what he very prop- erly describes as "a soul-destroying creed, because it is immoral in its es- sence, and disastrous to the highest in- terests of the home, of womanhood, and of childhood?" An American, who Ires been sent to his country for the express purpose of helping to fight the evil, declares that "last year there were no fewer than 5,000 new con- verts to Mormonism, and of this num. ber 3,600 were from Great Britain and Denmark, while it was signifi- cant that eight hundred giEs arrived in Boston every year, mostly from Great Birtain." In one year this t'soul- destroying creed" obtains 3,500 con- verts fr(ml two of the most Protestant and, therefore, in the estimation o i Avehdeacon Madden and his friends, two of the most moral and Christian nations in the world. And the com- bination of all the other nations of the earth supplies in the same period only 1,500 converts. Why should tlle campaign of this 'soul-destroying creexl" be so success- ful in nations which ought, because of their Protestantism, to be veritable holies of holies of Christianity and morality? Why should the Mormon missionaries find their recruits, as Mr. Bartlett tells us they do find them, amongst "comnunicants of the Church of England?" Why do not "the poly- gamous conditions prevailing in Utah," at.cording to Mr. Bartlett, draw thou- sands of converts to Mormonism from the Catholic nations of Europe? Do Not Pursue Their Campaign in Catholic Nation---Why? It may be said that the Mormons do not pursue their campaign in the Catholic nations of Europe. But, why do they not? Why are their mission- ary effor[s onfined to the "Christian and moral" Protestant nations? Again, whilst the dignitaries of the Englican church in Liverpool and many of the Nonconformists of the city find it necessary to fight tooth and nail against i[ormonism, why have the Catholic authorities no necessity for a similar campaign? Whilst Mr. Bart- lett has to complain of the attraction which the ' ' polygamous conditions" in Utah have on communicants of 4he Church of England, why &o Catholics find themselves without the need for similar complaints? In Liverpool, the Mormons distribute their plausibly- written and insidious literature broad- cast from house to house, without stopping to consider tt, e religion, or want of religion, of the inhabi'tants. Why does Vhe distribution of that literature operate differently, acording as .the recipient is a Catholic or a Protestant ? These are simple questions, which any Catholic school child ould very promptly answer. But it would be very interesting to have them answered by Bishop Chavasse, or Archdeacon Madden. or any of t.he Anglican or Non- conformist leaders of the fight against Mormonism.--New York Freeman's Journal. POOR PELLOWI Several ladies sat after a card party at the University Club a fcv mornings ago, discussing the virtues of their hus- bands. "Mr. Binglcton," said one of them, referring to her life partner, PIANOS BY CARLOADS Excepting transcontinenVal shipments, he purchase 'and shipment of pianos in carloads, especially with any sort of regularity, was first adopted by an Arkansas house, the Hollenb'erg Music Co., years ago, and inc.reases yearly. But there are only a few concerns anywhere able o do it, or, if financially able, their eel- rune of trade does not justify it. It 'has been stated ,to us by transportation agen.ts and Iactories that our carload purchases and shipments are the very largest in the whole counry, and are greater than all others combined within the territory surrounding us. LARGE CASH PURCHASES, GREAT VOLUME OF TRADE, Enable us to supply our pa{rons, price and quality considered, with better values in Pianos, Player Pianos and Organs than can bc secured from ,may vtbers, and our flexible payment plan easily 'adjusts the matter of payments to equi'c- ably mcet all differences in financial abiliCy and income. It pays everyone who desires a Piano, Player Piano or Ovan to call or wriCe to Ar- kansas' oldest, largest and most progressive house. ESTABLISHED 1853. Hollenberfi Music Co. The Oldest, the Largest, the Best Piano and .Organ House in Arkansas. I "never drinks and never swears--in- I "Yes; lie likes a cigar just after he deed he has no bad habits" I has eaten a good meal. But I suppose, "Does he ever smoke " some one on an average, he doesn't smoke more asked, than once a month.'  It Is Economy to Buy Good Furniture The first few days in April will be Special Bargain Days in High-Grade Furniture Values Our new display of Library, Dining Room, Bed Room and Hall Furniture is perfectly grand. Come in and be eonvinee.d. Three-piece Suite Turned Oak $47 50 Library Furniture ........................................ i Three-piece Suite Turned Oak Library urniture, $60 UU with 54-inch Settee ....................................... t BOOK CASES 'INISHED SAME AS ABOVE. DRESSERS IN MAHOGANY, BIRD'S EYE, MAPLE AND OAK. Prinrcess $24 75 Dresser .................................................. I Princess Dresser, 48-inch base, $54 00 solid mahogany .......................................... n Dressing Table $22 00 to match ................................................ i BRASS BEDS. 2-inch post, with @q7 fill filler ................................................... 2-inch post, solid eke Ifl brass ............................................... ..... )UU|UU Arkansas Carpet & Furniture Co. "THE HOUSE THAT OUALITY BUILT" Open an Account With Us Today. PHONE 573. 'SIXTH AND MAIN. A Record Breakinfi Shoe Sale Starts on SaturdaoY 00April 1st Two Startllnfi Purchases of Shoes Two Greatest Deals We Ever de x Even though we are Jn the midst ,o our Easter campaign, we never overlook an opportunity where we can be of use to our patrons. Two leading Eastern makers, with whom we do a world of business, made us a handsome offer to relieve them of their overstocks. We secured 2,000 pairs of In,ants', Chil- dren's and Misses' Shoes fr,om one. We secured 1,200 pairs of Women's High and Low Shoes, in 4his spring and summer's smartest styles. Both these shipments arrived by fast freight, and will be ready or selling Saturday, April 1 to 8. 30E D. BACK & BROTHER ,/ / %