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April 9, 1927     Arkansas Catholic
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April 9, 1927

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THE GUARDIAN T I HE TRAIL WEST [about leaving us in the uninhabited I SEPARATION PRETTY TOUGH [Nevada to and back in five days. This Giff~..I wonder wkere I could bor- IVE YEARS AGO/ " " ~ ]fir row a five spot? A boy who had attended his first[ ~uII--wen, now, let me see, Fm "luncheon out," brought homethe]most certain death to serve ~ willin-to hel " g p you--unaer. following report of the event: ~~ ~ "I got on all right," he said. "At]~ t. Exchange my "That'sleast I did only one thing wrong, and mCatalways and it the slipped way off with on to tough the /J LIM 1 .. " o ,the morning!n.~ tWithut your sweet corn anionshi I got out of that fine. I was cutting lncuba J "- P P ,- _ tors for the rattlers ........... I made by yourself so dear. floor, so I just said careless like: ..~ert ~ .... .I ~tranaeu alone m tna~ awzuil COMP -.. v,e lOOK was enoughll .. wspt where we first saw the ldesert-40 miles from nowhere at 1~| [An awful stillness fills the house, otENTS ere four polls that had been at night. Was ever a boy in such[ since you have gone away, meat,"and went on with my lunch."-- ~:dsand, on top of the a fix? For only a dare devil boy[And emptiness is all around: vast as and been placed wo ld have dreamed that thin- l the world it seoms; FARMERS NA!ION L A U roof had 8O~le lure ~" ber. On top of While we were ,~onderin~- what to do [While phantoms of our happiness HONOR BRAVE PIONEER al ~" ~ , . the"! landed at the same the train that was to pass us, hoved [ arise at every turn Aged poineers at Carthay Center ,e we remained until in sF-ht It was an awful moment'/T make the years together spent, I ao~mg sun sent the deni- To t~is "day w ....... ~h .....,:/ seem as a web of dreams, near Los Angeles on Sunday dedi- (~----~ ~ ueserts .... back to their its full splendor, ....... shmlng'~" .............. down on ~~!ii~~il /I never really thought that you would ~-as. It is estimated that that sand desert and "rim mountain )~ these snakes are killed range" that sam~ -1a ~ri~m ...... [ be the first to go. Y Passen-e-- ~" ' " "~ " " ~""'J "'""" ~"- , ~ r ~rains. we had seen so oft, back h~me where [I could not stand it, so I said, should "ud[What a Ride"' friends and 1 " ~ - -[ " God it so decree o~ ...... " oveu ones were pack " the line of communication between .1 ~matmo is surely an where we *~- 1 .... a ,^ ~.. [And yet, tonight, you're cold and a d:~l' and here we ar-WeD, we did the best thing we[ still and I, I m living on, the infant west and the east when] CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS --~ across the burn The "De Profundm' on my hps to huge snowdrifts closed the route of[ )he 1 ^,- - could do. When our long train back-/ " " the pony express. Many thought] ou~ at the place was 1 ease my agony give ~ -1 ed out onto the main line and headed " " a uesert lizard the for Portland, we waited until the last)ed O pray that Thompson was demented, but he] AJ~i~:an:d :i~aOng! !l~:!idt~o~:e~aeg!ii!b ~ertb~hi~md Jho~i God may give me strength made the trip on snowshoes from[ : of When HO b:lhd:llHci:l?~ ~::etltmohim California to Carson City,| we notmed and you, forevermore . , they would we would not stop in that ; along the side of God forsaken land To join that great Seraphic host in its looking underneath About a half hour's travel and we triumphant song were congratulating ourselves that all might yet be well--when holy smoke! The moon went out! The stars were gone! Smoke and fire rained down the back of our necks and all ,but engulfed us. We thought the world was about to be consumed[ We had just passed through a tunnel, and yours truly was on top. To this "Behold the Lamb of God," and then, beholding Him, adore. ---William J. Rigney. SOME DIPLOMAT The concert seemed to be boring the young man in the second row. The first two numbers had started him gaping. Now a young woman singer was positively getting on his nerves. came to a halt, these SUcceeded in dis: ~0 of the "unwashed ~e-b~ ms underneath rain. This punch add- more, who were in the hell hole,.~ of the road, as our was already be- OUt. day, we swear that we buried our I~][~[~l~ came on we told long beak of a nose into the tin roof going to get out of of that sleeping coach, when we hit compelled to ride that tunnel. When we came to a "Did you ever hear such an un- of the next engine town where we saw electric lights, earthly row in all your life? he said and we came very as Will be seen. George~ we rolled off the top of that coach to to the middle-aged gentleman who sat we Were going to g a sand heap below. We were in "The next him. Dalis," Oregon. We never looked "Excuse me, sir, that is my daugh- :, and we told him, the for that brakeman with the sawed off ter who " . REV. JOSEPH C, FELDKAMP Way we could see--that shot gun. "As these people are making at the top of the passenger Poor George! Two years later we back," went on the diplomat. "I can Church of the Assumption ~de out. He flew off heard he was killed while switching scarcely hear a word of that beauti- oornsd saiddayhe wouldbefore staYhll in the~~..~.._~..~..railroad yards, Okland, Cal.~ ful ~sng''-:---- ..... __ ~ ATKINS, ARKANSAS here is where we part the last we ever saw as standing under the r.A. MASHAW L. GIRARD ~ha loaf of breau un- ALE WEITERER drole we mounted the Was soon on top, flat {I{{ HARNESS ll~ City pes of the dining car. iii [[: y a ride! Pesently we e siding in the desert MEATS ~t~ miles from where and ~r train had stopped to GROCERIES Like fools down we PARIS, ARKANSAS !orge had succe ::d PARIS, ARK. Was almost a f R.D. DUNLAP, President ARMIL TAYLOR, Cashier ~n tn came up with J.W. HAWKINS, Vice-President J.D. WARD, Asst. Cashier if we had been on W. J. BASHAM, Vice-President W.E. JOHNSTON, Asst. Cashier We told him we thing that we set down here He if We got on that WOuld shoot us off, rders---and that was Ion't try it again! he we tried to tell him Merchants and Farmers Bank ARKANSAS COMPLIMENTS of "SERVICE BEFORE SELF" NATIONAL ,BANK CAPITAL STOCK, $100,000.00 SURPLUS AND PROFITS, $50,000.00 CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS ml RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS REV. P. PLACIDUS O,S.B. OECHSLE, ALTUS, ARKANSAS