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April 21, 1934
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Page Eight Requiescant In Pclce J) Prominent Catholic Layman Dies at St. Vincent's Inf. Victor Koers, aged 43, "1800 Main street, died at 5:15 p.m. Sunday in St. Vincent's Inf.. after an illness of several weeks. Mr. Koers was a son of the late Louis Koers, and, until 1920, was identified with his father in the operation o a wagon and carriage company in the South. He was a grandson of George Metzger, a pioneer resident, whose estate includes numerous down- town business proper:ties, Mr. Koers was born in Little Rock and was educated in St. An- drew's school and Little Rock High School. He was a member of the Catholic Civic Club. and was a lead- er in church work. He was a n'.,en- bet of Little Rock Council No. 812, Knights of Columbus, Fourth de- gree. and of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, and one sister, Mrs. Julia Browning, both of Little Rock. Fune'ral services were held at St. Andrew's cathedral, So, tenth and streets, at 9 a.m. Wednesday in charge of the Very Rev. Msgr. James P. Moran. Burial was in Cal- vary cemetery in charge of Healey & Roth. Pallbearers were: Anthony Rogoski, John Rogoski, Curtis Sluyt- or, M. A. Scarborough, Donal Briggs, Ernest Petrie, Bernard Heinze and Frank Ginnocchio honorary-- E. J. Pope, Cleve Hedges, Dr. N. F. Weny, Dr. S. B. Hinkle, Dr. W. F. Smith, Dr. M. J. KilbmT, Dr. K. W. Cosgrove, Dr. Zie Poe, Pat Rey- nolds, Harry Warrington, John Per, beck, Joe Gilmore, Joe Harrison, George Porbeck, Lee Snyder, Wil- liam Gilmore, H. C. McKay, Jeff Railey, Jim Co]lmore, C. L. Brown- ing, Richard Miles, Frank Letzig, Hickey Himstedt, Warren Baldwin, N. B. McConnell, Joe Brewczynski, A. M. Keith and John Sanders. Funeral 'Of Larry Gurry Held In Forrest City Forrest Citp, (Special) It was in- deed an inspiration and a source of divine comfort to the present on Tuesday morning. April 10, at the St. Francis Catholic Church the oc-: casion being the last sacred tribute to the memory of a former beloved Forrest City boy who, in life was Lary Gurry and who was held in the highest estee.m and confidence a- mong all who knew him. He was a clean, honest, fearless, upright citizen who had risen in his chosen )rofession as a railroad man to a General Tires go a long way to make Friends Schaer-Norvell Phone 8118 Complete Service Returns With CHIROPRACTIC Given with the Greatest Ease Diathermy-Infra-Red, Ultra Violet Ray Given in Connec- tion with Chiroprac:tic Complete X-Ray and Combi- nation Floroscope Laboratory 20 Years Experience in Little Rock Offices--Suite 205:206-207 Drs. Green & Green A. H. Green, Sr. A. H. Green, Jr. 5th and Main EXCHANGE BANK BLDG. HOURS 9-12--2.5--Sundays 9-12 a m PHONE 4-4560 If No Answer Call 9513 I Native of Little Rock, III [ Several Weeks, Succumbs I VICTOR KOERS. position o prestige and importance commanding the respect4and defer- ence of all whom he was associated. The sermon preached by Father Hemmen, pastor of the St. Francis Catholic Church, fe]ll like a beqe- di'ction upon the respective hearts of all those who had gathered to pay a last, loving tribute. In his comfortable and profound thoughts, the good father laid much stress upon faith in God and upon the wonderful strength Christian people always found in the sustain- ing power of Jesus. He told the beau- tifu] story o Mary and Martha and of their faith which Jesus reward- ed by returning their brother, Laz- arus, to them alive and well and in the possession of all his faculties, after his death and after he had lain in his grave :three days. Following the touching cerenon- ies at the church, where the choir rendered appropriate and heart- soothing music, interment was made in the family burying ground at the City C'emetery, the pall bearers be- ing, Chas. Haven, P. W. Lewis, P. T. Muller, Albert and Leo Grobmyer, Frank Burnhart and Charles R. Izarci. Visiting friends and members of the family who were here for the last sad rites were: Mrs. Lawrence Gurry, wife; Mr. and Mrs. Robt. 'Gurry, son and wife Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Marlar, daughter and hus- 'band all o Oklahoma City; Mrs. Alice M. Busby, sister, of Los An- geles, Calif.; Mrs. C. B. Torbe.rt, Mr. and Mrs. J'. J. Gallagher, friends, of Oklahoma City, Okla- homa: Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hager and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Beadle, friends, of LitLle Rock; R. G. Smith, father-ln-law; Mrs. J. H. Math:s, sister-in-law, of Tyronza. Ark.; Mr. and Mrs. Robt. H. Math:s, nephew and wife, of Memphis; Mrs. F. G. McCrary, friend, Parkin, Ark. ECHOES FROM THE MOUNT Much interest isbeing nanifested in Mary's Day- the day before Mother's Day For the first time the yArkansas Alumnae has asked hll the Catholics in Little Rock and North LittlelRock to join them in his e.le_ brat:on which is now nation w;de in its scope. Thousands of :people in all parts of the country are now goingo Holy Communion on this day in hon- or of the Mother of God, Mrs. Gran- 'THE GUARDIAN, APRIL 21, 1934 ville Sutton, president of Mount S.]clases visited the filtration plant]Lester, :Rite Joy Mouton, Mary Alice] Mary's Alumnae, has appoined Mrs.[ last Wednesday. The various steps in] Str?delamn, Malgaret Pim, Flora 5. I. Madigan chairman of the com-lwater purification were explained, J Jane Cunninghalm, Elizabeth Laf- mittee for the Aumnae itself, land all equipment was examined by[ forty, Mary urcher, Kathryn Wil-= In St. ]'atrick's parish in Norlh L- [ tll stud.ent. A report on the trip was[ liams, Bert:no Missner, Mary E. Bar.. tle Rock Mrs. H. G. Cooper is chair- [ ,'iven at class the following day. J ron, Juanita Hudgens Ernestine Gray, man for the movement; Good Coun-[ Gold Star Health Pupils Dorothy Iianson, June Catherina, sol in Little Rock has Mrs. A. Brug- uonc as chairman; St. Edward's i:; represented by Mrs. M. Durst; while r ' in St. And ew s Mrs. F. A. Steele, president,, of the Ladies Aid, is being' ably assi-;ted by the chairman of the various c;rcles in sponsoring thi, movement--Circle No. 1, Mrs. F. A. Besicgel, No. 2, Mrs. Jvck Menton, No. 3, Mrs. J. Kobitz, No. 4, Mrs. James Finley No. 5 Miss Florence C'ash, and No. 6 Mi:'.s Jeff Wal[ers. Th'.'se chairmen will be able to krovide each of you with mcdds for he occasion but if you do no': se- cure yours beTm'e ]Harys l)aV tllcy can bv ,ten at the door of he church beor.? hYaF. If you have not lready advised ymr ch:lirm'an of your in- ention to receive Holy Corn!nun:on on th:s day please do so without de- !ay so tfiat we may h-ave scre idea of how many wifI attend. The cihiren in all the .parochial schools are asked to join us in this service. Mass will be clebrated at St. An- 1 crews Cathedral at seven o'clock on lle morning of Mary's Day, Satur- day, May 12. Academy Student Wins in Algebra Contest F1 'st place in 'algebra during the recel.t contests at Fayetteville was won by Adelaide Lachowsky, a fresh- man at Mount St. Mary's. 'r'n]f stu- dent has made a splendid record, having received all as on her report dnce the opening of School in Sep- tembm. Card Party A benefit card party will be held at Mount St. Mary's on Friday after- neon, April 27. Dramatic :Art Students to Present Play The dramatic art students o ionnt .c,t. Mary's, under the'lirecion of Mis Helen O'Brien, will present a three act way, "The Mystery of the Third Gable," in the academy auditorium on Friday evening, April 20 at 8:15 o'clock. The east includes t'he following; Annette Barton, audp Gunn Duff, Rosemary Busby, Catherine McCar- thy, Dorothy Younger, Viek Sluyter , Eddie Krebs, Bill Shliep, and Buddy Franz.! Science Classes Visit W,ater Plant The chemistry and general science The following pupils of Mount St. Si]ma Porbeek, Doris Williams, and Mary's grammar department reeeiv- MarHm Doengi. cd gold sars for health during the )ast month: Marie Brizzolara, Juan-. ira Catherine, Betty Jane Wil:mn, Peggy Jeanne Le;ter, Betty tnn Victor, Rosalind Bilhe'mer, Louise Doengi, Doris Kumpe, Jcne Peterson, Mary Arlinc Powell Marjorie Moore, E(tna Ward, Jeanette Adair, Patricia Mahoncy, Care!:no Keller, Mary Ade- laide Ross:, Jeanne West, Arminta Nichols, Miriam Steele M,qrjorie Jap.,: Sharp, Ann Webber, Nancy Johnson, Betsy Johnson, Isabelle Finley Pa'- ric'a Finley, Mary Joan Gibson, Vir- ginia Kelone, Betty L. Marshall, Pat- sy P, ossi, Betty Jane Keith, Patrieia Flynn, Daphne Ginocchio, Minnette Fine Arts Studio Heber Springs, Ark. We can Supply All Your Re- ligious Statuary and Art Spec- ialty Needs at Prices That are Much Lower Than Average. 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Much to sternEr!on I found that as owned and occupied by medan fv, mily, the members were prejudiced against and I found it very admission to the bu!lding," op said. "Finally nftlcr e, onsid ,,,u'.siop by a ipr cst of the Order. who is stationed at was able to witness the roo$ Our l,ord altended the las before His crucifixion on day. ".," then teft some money Franei::can priest and neg'otiate with the amily for the purchase of ing. Plans to Erect "If he is successful in the building from the pant the iirst thing I will erec:L a chapel in the in l:o:mr of lhe people in diocese. : "So d:n'l be surprised if of the eh'Hcl being built ture," Bi.qmp Gannon MONEY TO LOAN ON MODERN LITTLE ROCK HC We wan to make loans to responsible peopl 9 on modern, veneer homes in desirable Little Rock neighbor"needs, and on nmrket value. Convenient maturities will be arranged. 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