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PAGE EIGHT New U. S. Ambassador To Spain Noted Catholic Scholar (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Washington.Dr. Carlton J. H. Hayes, Catholic educator and historian, was nominated on April 3 by President Roose- velt to be Ambassador to Spain, succeeding Alexander W. Weddell, who recently returned to confer with the President and whose retirement for reasons of ill health was announced. Dr. Hayes 'has been Seth Low Professor of History at Columbia University since 1936, and has long been recognized as one of the nation's leading historians. He is the author of . numerous works tracing the origin of modern nationalism. Dr. "QUI VIVE?" (Continued from Page 1) league. The next year':he led the league again with .410. Later in 1899 he hit .402 but was beaten out of the lead by Ed Delehanty, who hit a mere .407. Modern ball players have broken many records, but no one has ever broken Jesse's record made in 1901. He beat out four consecutive bunts for hits. Babe Ruth won fame because in a World Series he called his shot but few fans remember that Bur- kett did that years before. He was coaching at third, when one of his team mates got on second. Jesse shouted, "There goes the ball game." Bill Bailey, the opposing pitcher retorted, "If you're so hot, why don't you go up and hit. Jesse called time, went to the bat for the hum about to hit, pointed to the left field fence and hit it over. It is still the same old game and war or n0 war they'll all go out to the ball park. That is where democracy reigns supreme. You can bve your own opinion, call any one the name you fancy and still get home alive. Many amusing stories are told by those who have charge of blackouts. Recently in one of our  large cities, while all around was in complete darkness, a man Ht a match. When he was question- ed, concerning his actlem, by a policemn, he answered, "I just lit the match to see the black- out." Most people are amazed when they read about persons who fall to turn out their lights or draw their black shales. Usually they have no reason for their dis- obedience. It is just that they have the usual American custom of dis- regrdlng commands. This attitude has become a habit. In many build- ings signs have been placed, which read, "No Smoking." Very few pay any attention to such an order un- less there Is some one around to see that it is observed. It would be difficult to count the nmnber of automobilists who disregard 'slow' and 'stop' buttons unless they see a policeman in the neighborhood. Few seem to rellze that the pub- lic safety depends upon the ob- servance of regulations which re- strain, but at the same time help every one. Of course, the real cul- pr/ts are the public officials who do not insist that all laws be en- forced as 10ng as they remain on the books. Any law that is no longer useful should be repealed. There ha been too much favorit- ism in this country in the appli- cation of laws. In most sections of the country an observer might very well believe that the only persons subject to laws were those who had no friends at court. In a great many cities, the "fixing abuse" reached such proportions that arrests for traffic violations were a Joke. On the face of all this, the officials, wh9 have charge of blackouts, are asked to see that this law is strictly observed. In many cases severe fines have al- ready been Imposed and even prison sentences have been meted out. This is as it should be, be- cause disregtrd of blackout regu- lations may mesm the loss of life and property. Furthermore, it will be a good training in law observ- ance for many citizens who have needed it for $ long time. "Without Me," says Christ, "you can do nothing." That is, without Grace we can do nothing that will lead us to the Beatific Vision, the greal ideal, the great destiny, for which we are made, and for which all self-improvement, all perfection must prepare us. Hayes has frequently denounc- ed totalitarianism as alien to the "whole historical civiliza- tion of the West," and he has likewise condemned theories of racial superiority as basically con- tradictory to Catholic Faith. Speaking last year at the meet- ing of the Institute of Human Re- lations at Williams College he urged a rebuilding of the League of Nations. "The league must be something more than a debating society or an occasional conference of dip- lomats," he said'. "It must be equipped with an international army or police force empowered 'to prevent aggression and capable of doing it successfully." Sought Racial Understanding As Catholic Co-Chairman of the National Conference of Christians and Jews and as former Chair- man of the National Attitudes Committee of the Catholic Asso- ciation for International Peace, Dr. Hayes has labored to bring about a better understanding of racial and religious differences. A report of the Peace Association entitled "The Church and the Jews," prepared' under his super- vision, pointed out that "as Chris- tians we must exert ourselves to the utmost in order to dispel the prevalent poisonous (anti-Jewish) atmosphere of falsehood and hate." Another report of the Catholic Peace Association prepared un- der his supervision was entitled "Patriotism, Nationalism, and the Brotherhood of Man." In 1928, dur- ing the presidential compaign of Alfred E. Smith, Dr. Hayes head- ed a committee set up "to dispel religious bigotry in the United  States." Dr. Hayes became a convert to the Catholic Church in 1904. He has said that among the many rea- sons for this step, one of the most i important was his historical study. Fr. Win. Duffy, C.S.Sp., Dead; Was Chaplains' Corps Captain Philadelphia. (E)The Rev. Wil- liam F. P. Duffy, C. S. Sp., a captain in the Chaplains' Corps of the United States Army, former pastor here and former superior of his community's Puerto Rico missions, has died at St. Mary's Hospital. Two brothers, also Holy Ghost Fathers, participated in the Solemn Requiem Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church. Father Puffy became ill shortly after receiving his commission as [a captain six months ago. He had been stationed at Fort Jackson, S. C. A native of Philadelphia, Father I Duffy was ordained in 1927 at the Holy Ghost Seminary, Narwalk i Conn,, after studying at the Holy Ghost Missionary College, Corn- wells Heights, Pa. Joseph A. Sheeran Dies; Periodical Firm Official ' Atlantic City, N. J. (E).wJoseph A, Sheeran, vice president of the American News Company, dis- tributor of books and periodicals, died here Sunday t the age of 62. Mr. Sheeran, active supporter of parish activities of the Church of the Annunciation, Crestwood N. Y., was a member of the Arch- bishop's Committee of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. , :, ,, I'f we wish to acquire the bless- ings of a serene mind and a tran- quil heart, we must learn to bury our griefs in the depths of our sohl, having consecrated them by uniting them with the sufferings of Christ. p BONDS--WHICH? ,From Bu$'lo Oour.Jret . THE GUARDIAN, APRIL I0, 1942 AIR-RAID PRECAUTIONS FOR BLINDAND DEAF New Catholic "Christian Hour Series Begins Apr. 12 Washington. (E).  "Christian Heroism" is to be the subject of the new "Catholic Hour" series to be inaugurated by the Rev. Rob- ert J. Slavin, O. P., o the Cath- olic University of America, on April 12, it was annotmced today by the National Council of Cath- olic Men, producers of the pro- gram. Beginning with "Dedication to Courage,'* on April 12, Father Slavin's individual titles and dates are: April 19, "Christian Cour- ge"; April 26, "Courage of eroes"; May 3, "Courage of the ndaunted"; May 10, "Courage of Endurance," and May ! 7, "Vic- tory of Courage." The purposes of these addresses will be twofold, Father Slavin , !e states: "(1) to establish the relig- I Rev. Robert J. Slavin, ious foundation for patriotism by the Catholic University showing that loyalty, sacrifice, 1ca faculty, who will unity of action and support of series of six radio v constituted authority are a matter the NBC "Catholic b of justice; and (2) to delineate the gram. which is , demands of Christian courage in National Council of sustaining defeats and in attack- "Christian Heroism" e ing evil." general subject, beginn t "Stalwart souls," Father Slavin day, April 12. l] says, "deeply appreciate that the  (N.C.W.C.) ,, fight for the trutias of God may demand the surrender of the ma- Million Rosary h terial comforts and luxuries upon which our civilization has fatten- Requested Before May ]  ed itself." San Jose, Costa Rica. One of the outstanding Cath- Community of Nuestra :l olic speakers of the day, Father Sion, which conducts Slavin is serving at present on the principal schools for girlS: faculty of the Catholic University Capital, has requested a of America as assistant professor recitations of the rosarY, li of philosophy. May 13 for the peace t]  Catholic : :" Economic Group of His Holiness Pope r1 il This plan for a silver jtll q 'At the Coltege of St. Rose, Albany, N. Y., girls in the Braille and Deaf, Sight-Saving Class demon- Meets Next in Cleveland fering to the Holy Fathe q strafe how they are able to convey, to the deaf and to the blind blackout and air-raid precautions. CatholicMilwaukee'Economic(E)'TheAssociation,Americanor_ withamong ancostaenthusiastiCRican Catholl!r  These la will be trained as instructors. Sketches with vivid coloring and striking pictures will. ganized temporarily in New York ..... t help to convey the meaning of these precautions. (N.C.W.C.) last December, wrll hold its first Pilgrims Urged to Pray national convention in Cleveland' For All War Victims POLES CCS A(t0r$ during the next Christmas holi- days, the Rev. Thomas F. Divine, Buenos Aires. (tC).Mt (Continued from Page 1) (Continued from Page 1) S.J., Marquette University eco- the tragedies by air, land nomist and national chairman, has that are afflicting hums]  sented by the Polish Embassy in was able to summarize in an era- Subve rsives i announced. Nearly 100 applica- Eminence Santiago Card , Russia to the Soviet Government, phatic manner that for which the some 150 are in the Solowiecki Is- young people of today are clamor- tions for membership have been pello, Archbishop of Bue lands in the White Sea. They have ing. "There is no need for the received and the work of formal has appealed for even gre: F[0m t00iffj(e ticipation in the annual p] not yet been released because honky-tonk," he said, "if church organization is going forward, it to the Sanctuary of Nuestr! there have been no communica- organizations and societies can be was said. lions with the islands during the interested and entertaining to the , The association seeks "by bring- de Lujan, Patroness of , winter. These priests all have been younger people." ing together men and women with public, on May 3. "Let :! subjected to hard manual labor. The appeal for discussion clubs academic training or practical ex- :humbly and fervently,. I whose who are afflicte.'i Assisted From Abroad was generally noted in the ques- New York. (E).  A two year perience in the field of economics, !war,,, His Eminence ssl Polish chaplains in England' and tionnaires, as well as an expressed fight by certain members of the to promote the discussion and so- G en era 1 Wladyslaw Sikorski, desire for amusement of a high Actors' Equity Association, organi- lution of problems of economic that peace be restored t0 Prime Minister of the Exiled Pol- intellectual standard. Path e r zation of 2,500 actors and actresses, policy in the light of the prin- nations of the world." ish Government in Great Britain, Jacklin, Diocesan Youth Director, against suspected Communist ac- ciples of both scientific economic have sent assistance to the Polish is a familiar figure at the so- tivity by various officers of the theory and Catholic moral philo- Narherth Movement priests in Russia. General Sikorski dality meetings, organization won a victory in a sophy." It is planned to adopt a In South Africa allotted $10,000 for this purpose Discussion was made of the an- nation-wide vote of the member- policy of close cooperation with Johannesburg, South and subsequently donations from nual convention of the Catholic ship adopting an amendment to the American Economic Associa- The Paulist Fathers hs the association's constitution bar- lion, and' to hold annual meet- lished the Narberth MoV fromVariuSthePartSunitedf thestates,WOrld,havelargelYbeen Committee of the South, which ring Communists, Nazis and Fas- ings in conjunction with the con- will be held .in Richmond, Va., Malvern, where they ha' [ received for the benefit of the I April 26-28. ,qPhose from this Dip- I cists from holding office or being I ventions of that=:or,ganization, of the Catholic Church. T, Polish clergy in Russia. The Holy cese who plan to attend are: Mon- employed by Actors' Equity. Salvage Stamp Sales Soar first group to undertake See has been most solicitous for signor Gaffney, Monsignor Healy, The vote was 552 to 288, with berth work of sending the welfare of the Polish popula- Father Kordsmeier, Father Jack- 51 ballots declared void. By. the In City's Parochial Schools lets containing Catholic referendum vote the constitution Cincinnati, O. (E).  Parochial lion in South Africa. It Polish-Soviettin and sinCeagreementthe signinghasOfbeenthe lin,caro.Mrs. Fairhead and Mr. Vac- of the organization now bars from school children in Cincinnati, as the Catholic Informati0 sending aid to the Polish people, office or employment in the group working at"full swing" in sup- of Malvern. who have been suffering greatly the concentration camp at Oran- any members of "the Communist port of the war effort, have pur- from material privations and are ienburg, near Berlin. The Most:Party of the Soviet Union, the!chased Defense Stamps totaling Professor, Brother o I harassed by epidemics, particular- Rev. Anthony Nowoiejski, Arch- National Socialist Party of Ger- $58,980.10 and have collected more Priests and Nun, Is ly of typhus and dysentery, bishop of Plock, died after mis- many, the Fascist Party of Italy than a million pounds of waste Ithaca, N. Y. (E).--Fun, Monsignor Ciensld, who was de- treatment by the Nazis at Dzail- (or) the Communist Party of the paper and several thousand pounds ices have been held for ported from Lwow, is the head dow in July, 1941. United States." of scrap metals in their salvage Leo A. Muckle, of of the army chaplains in Russia, The letter states that before The new amendment a:tso bars lcampaig n, the Very Roy. Msgr. versify, who died i while Father Kucharski, a Jesuit, September, 1939, there were over from such positions ,any person i Carl J. Ryan, Archdiocesan Super- a hea't attack. He was who was deported from Wilno, has 825 priests in the Archdiocese of who publicly, knowingly or will- intendent of Schools, as announc- ,of the Rev. John charge of the spiritual ministry to Poznan and Gniezno. Of these 86 fully advocates, advises, teaches ed. the civilian Polish population, were slain by the Gestapo, with- or abets the doctrine, duty, neces- The Defense Stamp sales, Mon-:merville, N. Y.; the RoY. Muckle, Of Avon, N. Y,, They have received aid from Eng- out trial or evidence of guilt, 451 airy, desirability or propriety of signor Ryan said, come to an aver- Roy. Joseph P. Muckle land in the form of 40 field chapels, were arersted and sent to con- overthrowing the Government of I age of $1.85 for each pupil and' Rev. William B. Muckle, prayer books, rosaries, medals, to- centration camps, others deported the United States or of any State actually two out of every three Toronto, and Sister pother with a large supply of to the General Government. Only or political subdivision there of school children have purchased lea of Summervllle, N. clothes, food and medicine. 34 priests were left in these two by force, violence or unlawful stamps. The Rev. Leopold A. A. Braun, dioceses for the Polish population means." Air raid precautions in the Silence is the best American priest in charge of the and 17 for the German population. The procedure set up by the schools are being advanced rapid- sorrow. The less we single Catholic church In Poznan, which had a popula- amendment will require written ly, Monsignor Ryan reported, our griefs and pains open in MoscowSt. Louis de tion of 300,000, there were 30 charges against suspects. The Ninety-three air raid drills have they lie upon the Francois  collaborates with the churches and 47 chapels. Today council of Equity will investigate ibeen held to date. Polish priests, who are having no only two are allowed open for the the accused, who will in turn have Joy stimulates man to action, TO GET RID OF A  : i difficultYtoral duties.inInfUlfillingfact, duringtheirhisPaS're- PoleSand oneandchapel.ne for the Germans, ship.the right to appeal to the member- and supports him under the great- COLD IN A HIRR cent visit to Russia, General Sikor- The present war bears the mark The fight against suspected sub- eat strain. S. & B e SPI.--- ski participated in church services of the Apocalypse. It seems that versive influences among Equity - _ _ [ It Is Just the reedy tO and was accompanied frequently the vision of St. John as describ- officials started in July, 1940, quickly and if used in , on such occasions by the Soviet ed in Chapter 13 of the Apoca- when Representative William P. Campbell, Mallory often prevent it, andother Vice-Commissar of Foreign Af- lypse, is becoming a reality, with Lambertson, of Kansas, charged  Whrogmorton that follow a eoltl. We ar fairs, Wyszynski, and his suite, to the battle of Christian that Communists had key posi- it out ovevy day, why Freedom Is Limited confessors against the beast that lions in the theatrical profession. INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS mail you an outfit--75c However, it must be emphasized came up out of the earth and with  :.v Aetna Moor Wallace Bldg. and guaranteed to satiSfY. ,d that such freedom of public wor- the beast that came up out of the Catholic Lawyers Offer Phone -$Z8 NODGRASS & BBA ship and practice of religion in sea. This war is not being waged Workers Free Consultation -.., Adverfl what is now Russian territory is for territorial gains, as the United 1 III I ' . limited and confined solely to the States so beautifully holds, but for Quito. (E).A group of young army and Polish civilian popula- human ideals, Christianity, the lawyers and law students, Catho- i tion. Nevertheless, this is a rather right of a free existence for all lies, have opened' a free legal con- J E HORNIBROOK CO notable concession for Russia's nations, large and small, and the sultation bureau for the benefit . . atheistic government. At present, dignity of man. In the war &ith of members of Catholic labor or- it is, of course, almost impossible the Axis powers we have on our ganizations and, in general, re- Heating and Ventilating i to foresee if this situation will side the true moral principles and ceived the blessing and approval prevail, let alone improve in the we stand unfalteringly by the of the Archbishop, and was put heet Metal Work and All Kinds of Roofing ,,: future. If such a condition pro- principles expressed in the Five into action with the assistance of ||9-11 t Markham Street Pho 4  sages any developments in the fu- Peace Points of His Holiness Pope .the Catholic University Youth As- ture, undoubtedly it would be the Plus XII and the Atlantic Charter. sociation, first light to fall upon the cata- .. : = v cmbs int which the Church in Archdic'san Cnraternity JAil Russia has been forced, sopp & Chapple The situation of the Church in Bulletin Is Published ] Boolveiler and 8tationer$ German-occupied Poland is criti- New York. (E)."The Confrater- CHARLES M. TAYLOR C.H. cal, to say the least. Some Catholic nity Bulletin," publication of the " $0-$0 Main Street priests wrote "a letter from Bres- Confraternity of Christian Doc, I lau, which I received through the trine of the Archdiocese of New I . Call - Most Rev. John Erlk Muller, Vicar York, has made its appearance. I DAN DEARASAUOH ': Apostolic of Sweden. This corn- A four-page bulletin with an at- | For Office 8nvpllos--4Ph. $$I| munication paints a tragic picture tractive masthead, it appears every ,_ of the Church and Catholics in two months to record the progress Nazi-occupied Poland. According of the Confraternity throughout -- to these priests, seven Polish dip- the Archdiocese and to keep be- ceses have been liquidated--Poz, fore the parish directors, school Taylor d nan, Gnierzno, Wloclawek, Plock, principals, heads of religious Or- St. Anthony's Pelplin, Lodz, and Katowtce. The ders and other leaders of the Con- Hospital Bishops of these dioceses were d'e- fraternity the various phases of ported and 90 per cent of the the Confraternity program. It is clergy imprisoned or exiled.,: edited by the Confraternity Di- MORRILTON, ARK.  7'p d Worse, a large number of them rector and has a circulation of ap- "['},CO 07"C.e. was executed by the Gestapo. proximately one thusand. ' .... :,, Churches are closed and millions of Catholics are entirely without I" ......  """ ' '' ' DR. ANNIE  BRF, MYER , Mass or the Sacraments. I Cn'aPn" All Lines of Insurance Except IMfe Bishops Incarcerated Plumbing And ' Pathometrlc Several Polish Bishops are now l in Nazi concentration camps, in- Heating Preclslon eluding: Bishop Marius Fu]man, D4agnofl of Lublin, now in custody at N0wy  REPAIR flPIIALIST i- 1, Ver, Expor- Soncz, and Auxiliary Bishops Leo GEO. M. WOODS ,,o. , a,-d. Phone 4-1631 * 406 Wetmanski, of Plock, imprisoned at. Nus. Phon, Z.26S4 ' at Oswiecim; Michael Kozal, of Call -$4| Little Rock s0 g. stb Wloclawek, in the camp at Lond, I.Jttl Rok, Ark. and Vladislao GoraL of Lublin, in