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li i , PAGE SIX College, Academy and School SUBIACO COLLEGE NOTES Lunch a la Fist Monday, April 5, was the day set down for a long hike through the mountains but the inclemency of the weather forbid that this walk should take place. The youths therefore merely stayed around the building all of thd morning amusing themselves in the bowling alley, library, armory or gymnasium. But in the aftemoon the sky had cleared off sufficiently to insure good weather for the rest of the day and so the entire student body decamped "en masse" for the hills and woods where all spent the after- noon very enjoyably. A lunch Was selwed in the middle of the evening and the boys certainly made away with a su2)rising amount of sand- witches and hot coffee. In the latter part of the day the bunch returned to the school and all voted the outing a perfect success. Competitive Drills The Drill Contests opened Wednes- day, April 7. There will be a con- test for the Commissioned Officers the non-corns, and the privates• Just what the prizes will be is not yet as- certained but it is supposed that the best private will be awarded a gold medal. The two classes of officers will also have prizes worth compet- ing for. We are not able in this is- sue to give the names of the various contestants but we hope that by pro- cess of elimination the squads will soon be reduced to. a select few. The Drill held Wednesday, was the same old flale---Excellent Dramatic Club. The Comical Sketches produced by the Dramatic Club Thursday, April 7, were excellent in the extreme but owing to a steady downpour of rain the crowd was missing in quantity. However the yotng actors played the different acts for the students and kept them in an uproar of laughter from start to finish. G. Robertson and P. Williams shouldered the heavy loads, playing four different roles each. They were reinforced by J. O'Regan, A. Selig, W. Parker and R. Woodard took minor parts.' t The Sketch in which much music occured made a decided hit. The Clarinet solos by James O'Regan were posi- tively beautiful and the way the young gentleman made his fingers glide over the keys in playing a real fast rag-tlme piece was a revelation. The singing of Jno. Murphy can only he equalley by the way in which A. Selig sang "I am waiting for Tomor- row." W. Parker also sang. G. Robertson and P. Williams while play- ing the roles of negroes rendered two very comical "nigger" songs in a real nice manner. Scrappy Scranton Scrapped. The Scranton, Ark., team journeyed to Subiae0, confident of victory and declared that they were to "clean house." This was all very nice but oui- team also took into their heads to do a little "cleaning" also. Some- booty must have told Phillips, our pitcher that we wanted to win the game, be.cause in all of that nine in- ning game those poor lads did not get even one solitary little hit. Try as they would they could not find Phil- lips and he held them at his mercy throughout the contest. Eleven of the Scranton boys struck out. The other 16 of their outs were due to Sublaeo's air-tight infield and to the three "wells" in the outfield. No matter how hard the ball was hit somebody was there to stop it and make the play• RSgers, our captain, and catcher, discouraged all attempts ,at stealing bases on their part before the game had more than started. Hfi "peg" is great. The score was, Subiaco 4, Scranton 0. Subiaco for the first few innings was a the mercy of Young, the Scranton twirler, but found him in the fourth. The score was 0-0• Rob- ertson got on base. Raible stepped to the plate and drove the ball on the line to right-center field for two bases and Robertson flying" around the bases scored with our first tally and had we known it, with the only needed run. Later ,Murphy in an at- tempt to steal third base caused the pitcher o throw wild to third and taking desperate chances slid across the plate with our second counter: Two other runs (by Robertson and Ralble) counted when Rogers drove the sphere to right field for a two- base hit. The gae was played in a very short time and will be commemorated as it was one of those famous games known as "No-hit" games and this is even rfiore astounding when we r con- sider that the opponents ar reputed to be heavy ,hitters. NEW MARYKNOLL CENTERS ON THE PACIFIC COAS (Maryknoll Notes) The American Foreign Missions have established two more centers on the Pacific Coast in addition to that at San FranciSco--one at Los An- geles, the other at Seattle. In' both places special attention will be given to work among Japa- nese children, and the Maryknoll sisters will assist Japanese nuns in this field. The Rev. George Staub of Mary- knoll has already taken up his resi- dence in Los Angeles; and, at Seattle property is being secured for the Maryknoll Mission. Fr. Breton, of the Paris Seminary, a seasoned missioner from Japan, will assist our American missioners in this new work. Bishop Cantwell of Los Angeles, and Bishop O'Dea of Seattle, are both deeply interested in the undelaking. ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY "DoubleCrossed" Double-Crossed, a modern drama in THE GUARDIAN. SATUR DAY, APRIL 17, 1920. ure Success on a firm, rock-bottomed basis. And to the young fellow who thinks his lot is a bit too hard, that the a wise and benign purpose even in{ EDUCATION AND things that seem cruel to us. He told] the story of Job and how he took the RELIGION affliction that befell him. Finally he (Continued fron-'-' Page 1.) world has treated him unfairly, let him remember that forty-two years ago James E. Gorman, president of one of the greatest railroad systems was checking cars in a Chicago rail- road yard for fifteen dollars a month. Diocesan Notes .__.t____ HAItTFORD. Lamentable Accident Brings Death to Master Stanley Bodziok and Grief to His Strickened Family. Fmleral Services by Rev. Dr. Stocker A very sad accident occurred here the day before yesterday, April 5th, when Stanislaus Bodziok, the twelve- three acts is being presented by the year-old son of John Bodzi'ok, was tudents of the Hiho School De,.'t., I killed instantly by a motor truck run- of St. Louis Univel:sity. Th play Inmg over his neck. He. was on hm ort xay home from the morning school to p rays the ceaseless struggle be- ' I tween calital and labor It visual take Ihis dinner when he met his death. i Hls pments ere at table expecting izes the tactics used by leader of ' " " " " Bolshevism in duping the laboring him any moment to come and partake classes, and points out very clearly of the,repast[ when the mtel!igence that working conditions will not be reacnea nem mat mmeyso ne was improved, by restoring to unfairlP°pularly called--was hurt. They strikes anti unjust demands, rushed to the scene of the accident to The fact that the University udi- torium was packed to its full capacity indicates that the play is quite apropos• The moral it teaches is the same as the doctrine of the Cath- olic Church in regard to Bolshevism. find, to their horror, the lifeless form of their beloved child. The accident was nobody's fault, for one cannot blame boys for their boyish pranks of jumping upon running motors. The: driver, Mr. Johnson, was entirely un- aware that anybody had boarded his recalled the words of St. Paul, "that they should not be sad like those that have no hope," and he went on to dwell on the hopes of resurrection and i reunion in heaven. In conclusion he remarked that as this great affliction of the Bodziok family had called forth the sympthy of the whole town, so we should in other circumstances of life endeavor to have a kindly feling towards one another. Such, he said, is counted as a badge of Christ's dis- c|pleship. The audience was largely Protest- ant, most of whom had never seen a Catholic ser¢ice nor heard a Catholic priest deliver a sermon. They were very attentive and appreciative listen- ers. On the way to the cemetery the eighth grade of the Hartford school marched ahead of the hearse, led by the principal of the school and the teacher of the eighth grade• Stanley had been a bright and beloved pupil of that public school. At the grave some Polish friends sang a song in their mother tongue. If gefierai sympathy is a balm for wounded hearts, Mr. and Mrs. Bodziok have had at least one consolation in their hour of bereavement. A CATHOLIC MOTHER Writes "Valerihn" i'n the Brooklyn "Tablet :" "jkmittyville (Long Island) wit- of'the Creator and Ruler of mankind we are led to respect that freedom with a feeling akin to reverence• Its claim is more than humanity just: it is sacred. "Briefly, then, since we desire that democracy should be based on intelli- gence, and since intelligence looks for the reason of things, we hold that religion supplies the highest reason for those attituffes, convictions aml purposes which unite to form the spirit of democracy and give it not merely on outward form but an inner vitality• Religion and Moral Training• "The need of religion as the basis of moral training and as the center of all education is emphasized by the fact that the existence of religion it- self is at stake. The exclusion of religion from the school means, even- tually, its disappearance from society and from the whole life of the people. It cannot be reasonably expected that men and women who have leanaed not[aing of God in their schooldays will seek and find Him in their ma- turer years• If literature, histmT and science are taught and studied with- out refereice to the truths of religion, out reference to the lthese truths will be influential for the guidance of con- duct. Religion at least will come to be regarded qs an interesting phenom- enon which the historian and psychol- ogist may study, but which has no more significance for life than the 'myths of the ancient world.. Democracy and Reli "We thus come in view of question: Shall the which we are hoping and low any scope or fluence to religion? If so, education which prepares racy must be religious and well as intellectual. Neither $ of government or as a tude, nor as a system of democracy serve as a religion. It cannot things which religion which are essential to self. "That any other supply given' to that final question the strangest results of the tion which the war has shows that in an age which experience as the test of the plainest verdict of not to be regarded. For surelr seen the outcome and educational systems undertaken to rule the reference to God. We been at great cost to possible, to destroy the we now transplant it from: soil and sow it anew in our mocracy? Or if we fear .quences, shall we avert mg our education in truth name the bulwark of answer is the Catholic Bible History--Events o i! New Testament--Church BOOKERY--50c cloth. ! Mr. Hugh P O'Neill S, J., of the University faculty is the author of the drama• The first perf01znanee was staged Saturday, April 10. It will, likewise be played on the eve- nings of Tuesday antt Thursday, April 13 ant! 15 respectively, family. [daughters embraced the religious life All day Tuesday the home of John JIM GORMAN • . land three as Dominican Sisters ere Bodzmk Was belng wslted by a large • " " I seated near her coffin during the re- HARD WORKER number of friends, bringing words Of • l qmem. Alongside of these were the sympathy and towels But the pool,I "" " three reverend brothers and sons of (Continued from Padre L) grief-stricken mother would not be finer and the weaker points in all of l consoled. Stanley had been the apple Mrs. Lang--one a Brooklyn pastor, them. He understands traffic from }of her eye, the pride of her maternal another a Benedictine Father, and the all angles, but greater by far than/heart. " , third a Jesuit Brother. What a trib- this is his understanding of humm. / At nine o clock Wednesday morn- ute the Catholicity of that humble home! What a consolation for a dear nature• His friends, in every walk of ing Rev. Dr. Stocker conducted the mother about to close her eyes in life, will •vouch for this. It i s easier, Mr. Gorman believes, to make friends fo r the individual and the company, than it is to make en- emies. It is also a more profitable i way. to do busiv[ess. Th6 human ele- ment in business, Mr. Gorman be- lieves, is the foundation of success. Always Gets There. The outstanding trait in Mr. Gor- man's career is the fact that when he starts out to do anything, it is ac- complished. This trait he admires ,u others. The chap who is lackadasical about his work and his ompany and whose aim in life is to be the first I one out the door when the clock strikes five, does not get a great deal i of encouragement from him. Mr. i Gorman never has had any patience with the fellow who "cannot take a message to Garcia." Carrying On. • "Mr. Gorman is a "yes" man instead of a "no" man. When a problem, no matter how intricate, has to be solved he does not postpone action indefi- nitely but "carriers on" at once• He will not allow himself to be defeated on any undertaking he sets his hands to do. r Stick-to-it-iveness. "Handicapped by ta lack of higher: education, by being one of nine child- ren with parents in quite moderate circumstances, Mr. Gorman's success in the railroad world has been due to i his natural ability, his genuine apti- !tud for hard work an} long hours and, to sum it up in a modern word to his "stick-to-iveness." If •the word, "impossible," is in his vocabu- lary, he has kept it discreetly in the dim background of the years A Demand For Big Men. It is easier to obtain an education now than it was in Mr. Gorman's boy- hood• The average American youth does not have to educate himself by burning the midnight oil during spare hours, like many of the present day rail chiefs did in the halcyon days of yore. The working day is shorter, the pay is far greater and the oppor- tunity for advancement is practically unlimited. The business world is clamoring for me capable of filling i executive positions at high salaries, despite the general industrial unrest, which always follows in the wake of war. The New World is in an era of prosperity that eclipses anything m history. No captain of industry, large manu- facturer, railroad president nor bank- i er of the present time wa born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so to speak. The mere possession of in- herited wealth will not get a man anywhere in this day and age.' The globe moves around at too fast a clip. The future executives are the chaps who are now plodding, alofig in more humble capacities, learning their various lines of endeavor, saving as much as is consistent with good living and building the founcation for rut- motor from the side. However, this nessed a rare and touching sight this 8 lamentable Occurrence will be a lesson week in the burial from the beautiful ,___ ---- _ ;.,,.___ for all youngsters to keep away from old convent chapel of a dear old lady, runnin gmachines, ffhe only pity is lVlxs. Martin Lang, who as the mother that the lesson cost' so precious a life of sixteen children was a model and a I I Mr: to lllary s Acadert:: -" and brought such grief to amestimable type w6rthy of imitation. Four death and what a sermon to the light- headed American woman who fear the responsibility of married life and forego the blessings of the large faro- fly. There should be great rejo|cmg in heaven upon the arrival of so sainty a soul as that of Mrs. Martin Lang." BUILDING UP cHINA Builders will be busy in /mer!ca and Europe for some time, oKce things get settled, but in China build- ing promises to go on forever. Someone says that hitherto China has been built of brickbats and a for- eign architect now working in Peking calculates that the housing accomo- dations will give indefinite employ- ment to seven million men. J.W. funeral. The little church was eowd- ed from the door to the steps of the altar. 'After the Requiem Mass and the absolution, Dr. Stocker preached a lengthy sermon, telling how his Easter joy received a rude shock by I the intelligence of this tragedy. We I read of such happenings in the paper every day, he said, and little think that what is merely an item of new I to us means a tragddy to many others. He dwelled on the lovely traits of the deceased boyhis gentleness, his studious habits, his innocence and his desire to become a priest. And now these hopes are blasted. But all is not gloom even at a funeral. The speaker called attention to the Provi- dence of God which watches over all the events of this world. Nothing hap- pens at random. On the other and, God is good. Therefore there must be Ut In Omnibus Glorificetur Deus. "That God Be Glorified in All Things" The Academy of St. Joseph A BOARDING SCHOOL FOR YOUNG GIRLS • CONDUCTED BY THE SISTERS OF THE ORDER OF ST. BENEDICT ST. SCHOLASTICA'S CONVENT , SHOAL CREEK, ARKANSAS St. Anne's Academy /_ Under the Direction bf THE SISTERS OF MERCY PULASKI HEIGHTS, LITTLE ROCK, St. Mary's Academy is situated on Pulaski Heights, one Rock's most beautiful suburbs. The building stands 350 the city. It is reached by electric cars, a twenty minutes' the Iron Mountain station. The grounds are extensive, surrounded in part by a growth, a healthful protection. A fine campus gives the of room for outdoor games. "E ACADEMY RECEIVES BOARDER'S AND DA STUDENTS. IT OFFERS YOUNG LADIES ALL THI ADVANTAGES OF A THOROUGH AND EDUCATION. Academic, Commercial, Preparatory and Primary offered• Special advantages in music, Voice, Expression and Art. The course includes French, Spanish and Latin and are without extra charge. For Further Information Afldress THE MOTHER SUPERIOR LITTLE ROCK COLLE( t FOR GIRLS FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG LADIES The curriculum includes all branches taught in Grammar Grades and High School. Business Course will be a prominent feature. Music and voice a 'specialty. Terms moderate. For particulars apply to Sisters of Mercy, Fort Smith, Ark. ' St. Anne's Academy for Boys Fort Smith, Arkansas Boys under twelve years of age are admitted as boarders. Terms moderate. . For particulars apply to Sisters of Mercy. PULASKI HEIGHTS, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS About seven roiled from the heart of the city. Its situatJ very happy one, for the undoubted advantages o a city lig Rock are combined with those that accrue from restrictions eo on an out-of-town situation. • • The extenmve grounds of forty acres are located in a reP 9 picturesque spot between Forrest Park and the Country Club. ' Easily accessible from Little Rock by the Pulaski Heigh car line. Senior Unit-R. O. T. CLASSICAL, SCIENTIFIC, ENGINEERING AND COURSES, PREPARATORY, HIGH SCHOOL AND PARTMENTS. Highest standard of studies. Thorough ymnasium, Physieul Culture, Athletic Field. ACCREDITED TO U. S. MILITARY ACADEMYWEST POI/IT AND ALL STATE UNIVERSITIES FOR TERMS CALL OR WRITE" RV. H. A. HEAGNEY, A. M., President Little Rock College, Little Rock, Ark. Telephone: Woodlawn 530 articl :? SUBIACO ,..o, , , ? SUBI,.Co, ARKANSAS T Classical and Commercial College With Preparatory De ' Otld' ducted by the Benedictine Fathers ' '| AI Sublaco College is situated on a beautiful and hence between the Ozark and Magazine Mountains, the is t ing and beautiful spot in Western Arkansas, and offers advantages to boys who desire a higher educatiom distractions of the city, ours is the ideal place for thorough  building is absolutely fire-proof and equipped with inces. The artistic new auditorium, the best baseball county, the artificial lake, new gymnasium, complete ing rooms, tennis, handball and basketball courts keep pied during hours of recreation. FOR PARTICULARS ADDRESS REV. BENEDICT BORGERDING, O. S. /3, SUBIACO, ARKANSAS Residents of Little Rock may call for particulars at No. Street, or Main 5089 and ask for Representative of