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I i 'PAGE SIX HELENA THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1923 - 1 JONESBORO Man.,. reasons were given for this de- ' cisin' but by the way they limpe't in- I K 0I C ACI]Vll][S I i -- to church that evening t"o1" Bene, llc- , , EASTER LETTER TO tion, we have come to our I own con- a BISIIOP FROM CHILREN clusiou as o the real reason. After an DONATING TO SEMINARY afternoon of rest and a delicious sup- LITTLE ROCK COUNCIL NO. 812 , per served by Mrs Willett and Miss OFFICIAL NOTES The Rt. Rev. John Baptist Morris, ' Reta, they motored back to tc,w,, a Regular Meeting This council held its regular meet- D. D., Bislmp of Little Rock, I tired but happy group of girls, -tll Little Rock Ark. 'voting the afternoon one of the mos ing Tuesday evening last, April 3rd. I  This was a short and snappy meeting, Rt. Rev. and Dear Bishop: , pleasant spent m some, time , "  but a lot of business was transacted. For the second time the pupils of John Smbohl of Pocahona,.:, hall a St. Roman's School send you their lit- slight operation performed on his leg Membersbip Drive tie Easter-mite for St. John's Semi- last Friday afternoon at St. Bernard's It is beginning to look as if our St. Mary's Church Notes It may be that silence is golden and speech but silver, yet now and %hen there comes times when it is fit- test to choose the utility of the less valuable agent to let others know what we are thinking and doing. And surely we realize that "The Guardian," true to its name, will receive and transmit our message to all readers. Today, Easter Sunday, 123, brought to a beautiful and consoling climax the varicus commemorations of the past season of penance. The parishioners have throughout Lent been most zealous in frequenting ser- vices. From the solemn beginning of the penitential time at Holy Mass or.. Ash Wednesday a very encouraging congregation has gathered at the 7:30 o'clock Mass each morning, nor iras onq daz passed without some of those l present receiving Holy Commumn. On Wednesdays and Fridays at 3 p. m. the Stations of the Cross have nary, the institution neares and dear- Hospital. drive for new members is going to be est to your heart. Visitors a wonderful success, as eleven new Since Ash-Wednesday, 19211, dawn- E.B. Woodward of Memphis has applications for membership in this ed on us we lmve sacrificed, not oifly been spending two weeks with his sis- council was presented and read at the sweetmeats, but also various legiti- ter, Mrs. P. L. Graves, and Mr. Wood- regular meeting Tuesday evening, nmte little pleasm'es. The pennies and ward will leave this week to visit hi, ' The council authorized Grand Knight nickles we have saved amounted to brother in Los Angeles, Cal. Carroll and the Membership Commit- $2700, which we, this day, mailed to tee, composed of Brothers Gee. Gil- ]'he Very Rev. W. H. Arctz, S. T. I). MENA more and Will Finan, to call special meetings to consider applications for That the Easter of 1923 h-rs been a I this class, and also to set a new and mos happy and joyful one is the one later date for the initiation, if in their ,fervent hope of your devoted, grateful Gh)rious Feast Day wisdom, they deemed it necessary. and obedient pupils of St. Roman's Despite the unusual y low tempera- Elttjons of l)ei'egates ,,School, Jonesboro, Ark. ime the night preceding Easter morn Grand Knight Carroll, by virtue of been made publicly by such a num- (28 deg.), the day of Our Lm-d's his office, was elected a delegate to ber as pleased the zealous heart of Easter Sunday at St. Roman's Glorious Resurrection, left nothing to the State convention of the Knights the present Pastor, Father MeQuaid. church was truly a clay of spiritual be desired, after the sun had temper- of Columbus, to be heht in Pine Bluff, Devotions Wel Attended i rejoicing. A the first Mass the church ed the frosty air. At 7:30 Mass prac2- Ark., May 8th and 9th, 1523 Past The evening instructions on Sunday was crowded; many having had to cally the entire congregation received Grand Knight Gee. W. Gihnore was at 7:30 have not been slighted, but stand throughogt the entire service. Holy Communion--one of the number, elected by the unanimous vote of the on the contrary, rather popularly at- Many from out of town came in to Mrs. Webber, a recent convert, for the tended. The general theme of these make their Easter duty. There were first time. ] council to serve as the other delegate. discourses has leen the cause of! two hundred and twenty-three to re- At 10 o'clock High Mass was eels- I Brothers John A. Vick and W. B. Me- man's reprobation. These were well eeive Holy Communion. The Knights brated by Very Rev. Dean Gallagher,' Commll were elected to serve as alter- hates. and clearly defined and exemplified of Cotumbua received Holy Commu- assisted by St. Agnes' excellent choir. under the separate treatments of I nion in a body The altars were beau- The new church was in festal attire l)eba|ing Contesl lh'other Bernard Heinze cordially pride, worldly principles, hmnan re'l tiful in(their gold lace and spotless for its first Easter celebration. The invite.,; all the members to attend a ,spect' religious. . indifference, luxury. Ii linen, with myriad of candles and col- high altar, as well as the side altars del)ate t)etween the University of Ar- l'hroughout hm fatherly talks nored votive lamps, and gorgeous Eas- were banked with ferns, fragrant hy- kansas Law School and Little Rock these occasions, the speaker used Pen- ter lilies. The chihh'en's choir s'mg acinths and jonquils supplying the College, debating teams, in the Coun- tius Pilate in his condct toward hymns during the first Mass ']'heir necessary touch of cnlor. Above the ty Courthouse, Wednesday evening, Christ our Lord as a typical illustra- voices were very sweet, and showed hackground of splendid palms, the April 11th, at 8:30 p. m. lion. Thus he made very practical the much careful training. At the ten space between the two sanctuary Dance neatly versed meditations on the Pas- o'clock services St. Roman's choir ren- windows was festooned with English Brother Gene Wisher, chairman of sion. dered a beautiful Mass, especially vy. Queenly calla lilies drooped their the Entertainment Committee, an- Holy Week . prepared for the occasion, and much snowy bh)ssoms caressingly above the - " nounced a dance to be given by this At 10 o'clock Mass last Sunday the] eredit is due them anti their director, tabernacle, which only a few hours council next Tuesday, April 10th, at solemn ceremonial of the blessing of I Mr. Sitzman. After High Mass there before had beeu bare and desolate, its 9 the palm was carried out very ira- I was exposition of the Most Blessed door ajar, mutely proclaiming, "He is t p. m., in the Good Counsel hall, Ninth and Bishop street. A] Marney's pressively ifi the presence of a fall I Sacrmnent; and with Benediction at not here." Under the soft glow of Orchestra will furnish the music. All church. Truth to tell, neve,, save dur- i 8 o'clock the day ch)sed on a happy, many candles the moss green velvet are cordially invited. ing a Mission, has St. Mary's been so joyous Easter. rugs on the polished oak floor lent an Card of Thanks completely occupied as during the Personals added touch of beauty to a scene, A card of tbanks was received from many and long services of this Holy Robert Mason, student in Notre which the Mena congregation and Mrs. Peter English, thanking the Week. Dame at South Bend. Indiana, has ar- many visiting friends will not soon members for the kind sympathy Holy Thursday, that banquet day of] rived home to spend the Easter holt- forget, shown her during her ]ate bereave- Christ's Alunmists, was celebrated I days with his 1.)arents, Mr. and Mrs. Who, Where and When men(, in(t also for the masses this with a touching yet simple eiegance.] ]. J. Mason, on South Madison street. I Sister Antonia and Sister Berth- council had said for her ]ate husband. The school children formed a goodly I Mrs. Adolph Cange an(1 baby of St. roans spent the Easter holiday at St. Brother Peter English. procession to strew with flowers the i Louis arrived this morning to spend Anne's Academy, Ft. Smith. King's" path to His temporary hme, the Easter holidays With her parents, Mrs. Jim Maloney has returned ] Second Quarter l)ues J The irmurance assessments, council the repository. This was arranged and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mason, on South I from a pleasant visit with relatives in decorated with such care and taste as Main street. ] Oklahoma. I clues and State Council per capita tax 'of $060, for the second quarter of well bespoke the loving faith of the Miss Mary Hopkins of El Dorado,' Misses Agnes Elliot( and Margaret i 1923, is/now due and all members who members of the Altar Society. Glanc- will arrive today to vis t her brother. ] Yoger of Foremtm, former S. J. A. ing upon the children in their snowy James P. Hopkins and family, on students, are visiting Mena friends. ' are indebdted are requested to mail a robes and listening to the tender mu, West Cherry avenue. I Mr. Ed I'aine, prominent l)anker remittance for same to Brother Jo- secretary, steal voices, one instinctively acqui, Mrs. C. B. Hoppenjams, who for- and oil man of Shreveport, was avis- seph A. Belinge, financial esced to the Lord's own words that merly resided in this city, and was itor at the home ef iris sister, Mrs. ]609 Scott street , . Sick lembers his "Out of the mouths of infants comes with the Bankers Trust Co., now re- t C. B. Nall, l nday. I Brother Z. T. Hedges is ill at perfect praise." siding in Paragou]d, is spending to-i Miss Ruth Meyer, of St. Louis, Mn., residence. 410 West Capitol Axe. Attendance on the Eucharistic King day in the city the guest of relatives is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I A Thought for the Week was continued during the day by the and friends. Tony Meyer, on Eighth street. I lie that is courteous at all, will be' altar boys, school children and many I Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Sloan an- Mr. J. A. Connell was in Ft. Smith cnurteous to alh senior members of the congregation,, nounce the birth of a son at their', recently to purchase material for a who gladly made the necessary sacri- borne'on West Washington avenue, substantial building on DeQueen ]'REFER ()VERALL JOBS rice in order to give evidence f their born Sunday, March the 25th. street, which will take the place of belief in this fundamental truth of I Carl Mason will arrive home Fri- the old frame structure as headquar- New York, April 3.The trend of Catholicism..Holy Hour was observed day to spend the Easter Holidays ters of the Connell Transfer Co. ambitious young Americans to turn at 7:30 in the evening. "with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.F.I Mena is also to have a new Lyric from the white=collar job to the over- Gloom of Good Friday ,Mason. He attends Little Rock Col- theater, the work on same to begiu all job in the contest for advance- " Good Friday, with its veneration of legs in Little Rock.  about May 1st. nent is indicated in latest applica- the Holy Cross did not fail to strike Charles Bailey, who has been with The first mmouncement of the ap- tions for courses in the Knights of a responsive note in hearts of Ca(he- the Hopkins Bakery, has purchased preaching marriage of Ray Molter Columbus free correspondence school lic Helenians. Likewise the significant the old Hyde Bakery and named it I and Miss yictoria Bigge, was made at. for cx-service men conducted at K. of recital of the Stations at the memof "The Sanitary Bakery," under which 10 o'clock Mass Easter Sunday. Both C. national headquarters in New able hour of 3 o clock on Good Friday title he will operate He has had 27 young people are popular and have a Haven, Conn. stroke once more to them of the great years of experience in this business large circle of friends. Of several thousand applicants from goodness of the God whom their small- and has been connected with some of The parish sick list contains several ., l all parts of the country approxi- est .service pleases. Lastly, a short the best bakeries in St. Louis. names at present, mostly among ne !nately 60 per cent applied for courses discourse on the Crucifixion followed Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mason will leave older members. At Benediction Sun- by devotions in honor of "The Seven Sunday evening for Los Angeles; Cal- day evening, Father Gallagher re- in technical subjects, such as auto- mechanics, gasoline and electric en- Last Words" closed the mournful ser- ifornia, to spend a month, quested the congregation to remem- gines and steam boilers. Less than ,vices. A Dominican Father of Memphis ber the sick in their morning and 25 per cent applied for courses corn- By beginning the lengthy rites of will be in charge of St. Roman's evening prayers. Holy Saturday at 6 p. m. Father Me- ! church on Low Sunday. Father Gallagher plans to attend monly designated s clerical, book- keeping, commercial English, stenog- Quaid finished them in plenty of time Parish Notes the dedication of the recently corn- raphy, etc. Many of the men in their to celebrate Holy Mass at the sched-, The members of the school girls I pleted church at Texarkana, Ark., and 'applications stated that they heht uled hour of eight. And wasn t it a club hiked to the Cloyd farm, about it is.-understood Roy. t ather Martin, clerical jobs but desired to change relief to chant or hear once more the' three miles fr0n town, Easter Men- of St. John's Seminary, Little Rock, strain of rejoicing so characteristic of' day afternoon for an Easter egg hunt. will officiate Sunday, the 8th. Father employment to enter the technical anti industrial field. A feature of the' Christ's religion. The Misses Eva Stoudt and Genevie- Martin's Mena friends are always analysis of recent applications to the Easter Rejoicings Mason acted as guardians. After the glad to see him. K. of C. school is the interest in bust- This Easter morning found the hunt delicious refreshments were Tuesday next a pie supper and ness courses shown by ex-ervice men church crowded at both Masses. The served, consisting of sandwiches, ice general good tijne will be enjoyed at in agricultural districts. Knights of Columbus approached cream and calve. This part of the the suburban home of Mr, and Mrs. Holy Communion in a body while, in program being in the nature of a sur- Henry Boehmer. K. OF C. OFFER $1,500.00 IN CASE OF FR. VRANIAK fact, almost every one present at the prise by Mrs. Cloyd, was keenly en- Thursday evening following, there early Mass might be numbered among joyed. The girls are anticipating will be a radio concert in the old the Communicants. Certainly such a many more happy times when warm church building. Refreshments will be New York, April 3.--A reward of sight is an impetus to all Christ's weather comes, served and at the conclusion of the $1.500.00 is announced by Columbia, wot'kers to redouble efforts in behalf Parent Teachers' Assoeiatiou program dancing by radio music will the Knights of ColumSus official na- of the cause of extending God's Kin- The Ladies of St. Roman's Parish be indulged in. Admission will be fifJ tional magazine, for information dora in men's hearts. Teachers' Association held a food sale teen and thirty cents, with dancing leading to the finding of Rev. J. A. The High Mass was devotionally at Schmuck's Pharmacy on Main St. extra. Both affairs are being given I Vraniak of Virden, Ill., or for in- sung by St. Mary's choir, whose fame llast Saturday, which netted them by ladies of St. Agnes Auxiliary for formation leading to the arrest and about seventy-five dollars. Home- the benefit of the church. has long since been spread abroad I conviction of the person or persons through'out the State. Here again it is made cakes, pies, camly., doughnuts, responsible for the abduction, injury but due ,to pay an added word of fresh country butter, eggs, dressed EUREKA SPRINS or death of the priest. The reward ribute tO the Ladies of the Altar So- chickens and colored Easter eggs were is offered through the Virden, Ill., ciety whose labors rendered so beau- sold. This sale is an annual affair., Easter services at St. Elizabeth's Council of the Knights of Columbus tiful the throne of the Risen Christ. A congenial party of young ladies, church were very impressive, Rev. in two separate amounts, $500 for In the evening Benediction.Service including MisSes Sophia and Anna Father Metz sang the high Mass at 9 was held and thus completed the full Stichnotche, Aline Murray, Adelade a. m. Concone's Mass was beautifully preached a very good sermon on the cycle of Lenten observances to the Stack and Lucy Bauer, started to hike rendered by the choir with Miss Ger- Resurrection, reminding us of the Untold consolation of the pastor and to M. M. Willet's farm for an Easter (rude Lauderback as organist, Miss great things God has in store for us the lasting, yes, even eternal benefit egg hunt, with Miss Reta Willett last Katherine Metz soprano, Mr. Thomas who love Him, and how we all shall of the loyal people of St. Mary's. Sunday afternoon, bBt before many Dunn tenor, and a visiting soloist, participate in the resurrection at the miles were traversed they decided The altars were tastefully decorated Last Day. Benediction of the Blessed Do all the good you can, by all the that hiking was not such a pleasant in lilies, carnations and hyacinths. Sacrament closed the services, and means you can, at all the times you 'pastime after all, andS, when a friendly There was a large congregation of joy came to our hearts at the sight of can, t0"all the people you can, as long motorist came along and offered them home people "and tourists, and quite so many receiving the tIoly Fuchar- as ever you can. a ride, they gave up hiking for good. a few non-Catholics. Father Metz ist at the Easter Mass. ififormation leading to the finding of Father Vraniak and $1,000.00 for in- formation leading to the arres and conviction of the person or persons responsible for his abduction, injury or death. Father Vraniak was last seen in Venice, Ill., on March 5. He had left Virden to visit St. Louis to purchase articles for a bazaar of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Virden, of which he was pastor. He left St. Louis at 3:25 p. m. in his car on March 5 and was last seen at a garage in Venice at about 4 p. m. the same day. His empty car was'found by the St. Louis police in the-business section of the city at noon the following day The nfissing priest was 28 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches, weight about 150 pounds, of Slovak nationality with light hair. A (tistinguishing mark was a scar on the left side of his forehead. C .K .OF A. NEWS New branches are forming at three t, irarishes art(1 hope to give the good news at least of two new braaches next week. Branch 79, Little Rock, will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, April 12th, 8 p. m., and a full attendar.ce is expected, as there will Ire new ap- plications to be voted on, new men> bers tp take the obligatim and the reports of the committee to be receiv- ed. Don't fail. to come, a. arrange- ments will be made for this month's entertainlnent, and also (late se[ for the next initiation. PEACE IS SOUGHT ASIDE FROM GOD (N. C. W. C. Speciar Cable) London, April 2.--Cardinal Bourne, in his Easter message to the Catho- lics of London, declared that it is a matter of sorrow and profound amazement to the world tlmt the or- ganizers of the League of Nations have refused to seek, openly, frankly and publicly: the adhesion and sup- port of the supreme authority of the Catholic Church; and he asserted that if the attitude continued, the league IRISH ARE (N. C. W. C. Spedal Dublin, April Thurles to the N. C. spondent are to the effect bishop Harty's peace tinues, and that and departing every daY! sages from important situation, however, ,:[he stage where sight. The Republicans are in their stand that become subjects to the pire, while the Free sist on the Republican forces. ciling the two positions tionably require great the general public, gratified that negotiations broken off. North and South The new customs Southern Ireland and /as well as Northeast operative yesterday, 'exists in the minds as to their eifect. ,retaliated by rain imports from but the new duties haw church articles in PRIEST NAMED STATE OF J Chicago, March chael P. Bourke, for the diocese of ed appointment as for National Hoqpital to an announcement Matthew O. Foley, tary of the Committee. Father known in hospital years has be'en a the conventions of tal Association. cently president Hospital Association. could expect to have only feeble life| Progressive and a puny brief existence. Thet. The appointment Cardinal made it clear that the world [ together with the fact is still without peace, because peace P. J. Mahan, S. J.' is being sought aside from God. He .::tive vice president of warns of political events on the esti-: s y School of Medicir, mates set forth by those who neither Hospital Association, is in theory or in practice believe in the general National God's government of the world nor in the existence of a divinely constitute't Church. Secular Press I)eprecates Fanaticism I'rotestant fauatics, enraged by the announcement of the approaching vis- it of George V to Pope Plus, are mak- irrg preparation for a great demon- stration in Albert Hall to demand the cancellation of the visit, and the abo- lition of the British legation at the ,Vatican. These protests are jeered at by practically the whole of the secular press, which deprecates the introduc- tion of bitter sectarianism into an act of courtesy on the part of the sov- ereign. OFF TO TEXARKANA FOI CHURCH DEDICATION Rt. Rev. Bishop Mor;is, accompa- nied by many of the local clergy, will leave Little Rock on Saturday for Texarkana. Several of the laity inter- ested in the work'of Rev. Dr. Claren- don and his people in the Texarkaa parish qmve signified their intention to be present. On Sunday morning the new St. Edward's church will be dedicated with pontifical ceremony, the Rt. Rev. Bishop officiating. This is an unusual feature to have a Solemn Pontifical Mass other-than in the diocesan cathedral, ad the Texarkana congregation has a most pleasing anticipation of the grand event. Rev. Dr. Oliver B. Clarendon and his people will offer for dedication, one of the finest churches in the die, cese, complete in most every detail, nd of an excellence in architecture, construction, decoration and furnish- *.' ings. The main altar, the sanctuai'y rail Iand the large organ are of surpass- ing worth and artistry, probably be- yond that of any church in, Arkansas. Nothing has been left undone by the pastor and his good people of St. Edwards to make Dedication Sunday at Texarkana the great diocesan event of the year. The Guardian Wilt. carry a complete report of the ceremony in the issue of next week. Trouble not at the loss of thy bodily eyes. Thou hast the eyes with which the angels see, by which thou mayest behold God.St. Anthony. Meekness, humility, charity, chast- ity are the roots of gentlmess. They are the fruits of religious training, just as their opposite vices are the fruits of schools that banish God. Committee, are .progressiveness of and of their %his movement to concerning Iay Practically every in North America .gram on May 12, (tonal Hospital DaY, people will visit the ]earn in an intimate sewices hospitals tally of the vast ment, supplies and 'which is necessary possible care of the Not only have taken a prominent grams of past yearS, actively directed the their cities and through the members to act with tional Hospital DaY' ENGLAND BY SENTENCI, REPRISALS ByN. C.W.C. London, March stirred to the wrath and horror ,tense of death op Zepliak and Msgr. the Bolshevist This action is challenge to classes and creeds vast protest ernment's lust for Threat The House of petitioned to expel delegates from four hours notice actually carried out. Cardinal Westminster, has dressed to all the urging them to dignation this ,,monstrous secular torials to the Bolshevist tinnily, are l gime to Anti-christ' : Turn your please Him not fail to l things--St. Teresa. / The saints that they worked for heaven praise God,