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Knish!st,... Convene. in Helena Sun.-ibt:n.---See t Jge2 lint it has failed to cap- -xcb emtion of the pcpie" E F 2hedra [ no t hreSeIof 19d: aGnodFl:: 8m',.ja 01 There," popular  as" ' 'd J[:EV.eenrThfir/s and songs "Hinky with -- OF , Hall D00di(00tJ0n No. 18 Lauds Parisll For Growth At first this advice but a little reflec- it clear that scl- by moral principles useless. In fact, it present war. bad enough when men bat, but war machines of men, who have no govern their actions, The instruments of War are the products of but their use as des- is a striking cx- What education devoid leads to. The Catholic always contended that of the mind and the be subservient to the of religion. It is sense- anyone to suggest that to develop physical skills unless we pro- to be governed by law. In the present we must make the had job. The exponents conquer the agents with the avowed de- that conditions such now prevail must be allowed to develop. not the crushing of br group of nations, but the proper educa- provided for all. If throughout the world properly it will for war lords to get of authority. A well means that from must be taught to one day they can face, confidence that they law. Unless this be will continue to rule and .wars will never The Most Reverend Bishop with his assisting priests is pictured here as he dedicated the new St. Andrew's Cathedral Hall last Sunday afternoon. In the picture on the left His Excellency is shown as he began the blessing of the exterior in front of the hall. Vested in surplice and reading from left to right are the Rev. Fraternity At U. of A. Host To Convention Fayetteville--Phi Kappa Theta, social fraternity at the University of Arkansas, will act as host to its brother chapters at the Kappa- Xi Province convention which will be held in Fayetteville, April 26th and 26th. The second annual convention will draw Phi Kappa Theta dele- !gates from L. S. U.; Oklahoma Uni- versity; Oklahoma A. and M.; Rol- la School of Mines; Southwestern Louisiana Institute; and Mississippi State College. Ed Kirchner, national executive secretary of Phi Kappa Theta, will be on hand to conduct the pro- vince convention business meeting, and to discuss the fraternity's lace in National Defense. The Most Rev. Albert L. Flet- ;her, D. D., Auxiliary Bishop of Little Rock, will deliver the prin- cipal address at the convention banquet, and will receive an hon- orary membership in Phi Kappa Theta. The Rev. Joseph N. LaRue, na- tional spiritual advisor for Phi Kappa Theta, will also be present for the two-day session. The initiation of Phi Kappa Theta pladges by Nu Chapter of Oklahoma A. and M. will high- light the Saturday afternoon pro- gram. The full schedule of activities of the Kappa-Xi Province Con- vention is as follows: Saturday morning, April 25-- Registration of delegates; 10 a. m. Tour of Campus; 11-12 a. m. luncheon at chapter house 12 noon; Province business meeting 1-2:30; initiation-of pledges, 3-4 p. m. Open house for Bishop Fletcher 5-6 p. m.; convention banquet 7 p.m. Sunday morn,fig, April 26. Exe- cutive meeting 8:30-9:30 a. m. At- tendance at Mass in a body 10 a. m. Dinner at chapter house, 12 noon. Discussion Club at GOOD COUNSEL HALL April 30 8 p. m. Subject How and When Did Christ Institute His Church? NCWC Board In Spring Meeting At Capital Washington (I)--The Adminis- trative Board of the National Cath- olic Welfare Conference held its regular spring meeting here this week. It marked the first meeting of the board in the new N. C. W. C. headquarters building. The Archbishops and Bishops of the board reviewed the work of the various departments and bureaus of the Conference during recent months, and planned for their work in the immediate future. : Diocesan Director At NCCW Convention Father O'Connell The Rev. Jas. O'Connell, Dio- cesan Director of the National Council of Catholic Women, at- tended the 21st national conven- tion at Hollywood, Fla., which was held April 18-20. Also attending from the Diocese were: Mrs. Bur- ley C. Johnston, Fort Smith, state president; Mrs. Frank Borden, Lit- tle Rock; Mrs. John Pruniski. No. Little Rock. A feature of the"con- vent,on was a pilgrimage by the delegates to the Shrine of Our Lady of Motherhood at St. Augus- tine, Fla., which is on the site of the first Holy Mass celebrated in the colony, upon its foundation in 1565. Japan's Envoy to Vatican civil authorities lve tlt the reason that not better enforced in is that the police This theory verified by a recent was made in some of cities. Chicago, long re- a crime center, had last year. This num- the combined total Boston, Bur- Los ' Angeles, and Honolulu. found that Chicago ew POlicemen per capita. there are 195 police employees for every population compared 310 for the same the same token Boa- thirteen murders in seems to where a city has to take care of where the law is Crime is dim,n- men and women are in school: they must and punished or attention to laws. to have a law that is than to have no law Ytr in this state on automobiles is he paid by Decem- t law is never en- state spends need- on surplus help who until the last the overtime period. government appoints Payment of taxes no days of grace. ar Paid. In Arkansas forbidding any per- ride on the streets Of this state. This in the breach Even school motorists and on- by their persistent to be picked never make an ar- and teachers should about the matter. It violation of law but to the children. good way to nur- .. It is neces- an adequate police very essential that Laxity in this crime increase. -'--v----. During Episcopate have been aug- war that is now go- dent Roosevelt has Little Rock.The Cathedral parish was lauded for its spiritual and material progress by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bishop Sunday afternoon as he spoke to members of the congregation assembled in the auditorium of the new $40,000 parish hall, which he had just blessed and dedicated. Bishop Morris estimated that the Cathedral roster was about four tims as large as when he came to Little Rock 36 years ago, and reminded the people that the parish had pro- duced, six priests, among them the Most Reverend Albert L Fletcher, D. D., Auxiliary Bishop of Little Rock, and the Very Rev. Msgr. Francis A. Allen, Rector of the Cathedral. The hall, located at Ninth and Louisiana sts., will serve the social needs of the parish. The Bishop was escorted by a procession of priests and acolytes as he bqessed the exterior and interior of the new hall. Assisting him were Monsignor Little Rock Priest ' Allen, Rector; the Rev. John E. Murphy and the Rev. Amos --Guardian Photo At Camp Callon H. Enderlin, Cathedral assist- Arthur Pietrowisk, Bill Wrape, Msgr. Francis A. Allen, the Most ants; the Rev. Arthur L. Pier- Reverend Bishol, Nicholas Kirchner, A1 Wrape and the Rev. Amos rowiak, the Rev. Edward R. Enderlin. Stand,ha in the back are the Rev. Richard McCauley, Maloy, the Rev. Richard McCau- the Rev. EdwardMaloy and the Rev. Rainer DeClerk. ley, the Roy. Claiborne Lafferty, the Rev. Thos. J. Prendergast, the ,  Rev. Joseph Walshe, and the Rev. =========.======= - Rainer DeClerk. Dwelling upon the Church's soli- No Atheists In Foxholes of Bataan, tude for her Cathedrals, the Bish- op said that it is from the Bishop's Reports Colonel, Who Proyed Aloud Chair in the Cathedral, that of- ficial pronouncement and teach- Washington. (E}.--It was faith cast, in response to a question ing is made. "As the Cathedral parish is, so and prayer at least as much as on the spirit of the soldiers of is the Diocese," said His Excel- self-confidence that kept our Bataan, he said: lency, calling upon the congrega- forces going to Bataan Peninsula, "I remember one time when I tion to set a good example for according to Lieutenant Colonel slipped into a foxhole during one smaller parishes,' by being "good, Warren J. Clear, who has just particular heavy bombing attack, pious Catholics." returned to Washington from Cor- There was a sergeant in the fox- "I have always been connected regidor, hole, too, and he squeezed to one with Cathedrals," said the Bishop, A retired Infantry officer, Col. side to make room for me as he told of his baptism in a ca- Clear had been on United States and then all hell broke loose, and thedral, and later his appointment Army staff duty in the Philippines. I wasn't surprised to find myself to the rectorship of St. Mary's Ca- He was born in Boston and gradu- praying out loud. , thedral, Tennessee, his native state. ated from Bostor College there, The sergeant was praying too. Then, for 36 years, as Bishop, he winning a commiion in the Reg- He prayed almost as loud as I did. has been pastor of a Cathedral in ular Army durirthe first World When the attack was over I turn- an extraordinary way. War. Retired in: 1935 because of ed to him'and said: :Seralt, r Interesting bits of htstoryof rthe physical disability incurred' in the noticed you were praying.' Cathedral and the diocese were re- line of duty, he was recalled to "'Sir, he said, without batting lated to the people by the Bishop, active duty a year and a half ago. an eye, 'Sir, there are no atheists who spoke informally from the In an Army Hour radio broad- in foxholes!' " See LAUDS on pag "/ Mary's Day Benedictines ! Teach Red Cross chaplain Francis X. Mur- jAuxi iary Mass May 9 First Aid :GhpYad!it?tef;fir:ih:dpn:tdaYl I(onfirms At Little Rock--The Benedictine for Camp Callon, Calif., near At Cathedral Sisters, members of St. Scholas- San Diego, where he has been Fort Smith tica Convent of Fort Smith, are assigned to the coast artillery. doing their "bit" towards national Chaplain at St. Bernard's Little Rock--Saturday, May 9, is Hospital, Jonesboro, before Ft. Smith--One hundred and Mary's Day. Miss Mary Raley, defense by teaching courses in Red granted a leave of absence by fourteen candidates were confirm- president of Mt. St. Mary's Alum- Cross First Aid, in addition to their the Most Reverend Bishop, Fa- ed at Immaculate Conception nae, announces the Mass will be full teaching schedule in St. Ed'- ther Murphy, a native of Nat- Church here Sunday at 11 o'clock celebrated at 7 o'clock at St. An- Ward's School, Little Rock. Sister ick, Mass., was ordained from by His Excellency, the 2VIost Rev- drew's Cathedral and invites as M. Louis, principal and teacher, St. Jolm's Seminary in 1938, erend Auxiliary Bishop, who made many as possible to join the mem- and Sister M. Frances, have both by Bishop Morris. the episcopal visitation. bers of the alumnae in attending completed the instructor's course Father Murphy's first ap- Bishop Fletcher also administer- the Mass and receiving Holy Corn- and are now engaged in teaching pointment was as assistant for ed the Sacrament of Confirmation munion, their third class in first aid. This St. Edward's Church, Texar- at St. Boniface Church at 2:30 p. A former president of the In- necessitates teaching late in the kana, from where he worked m. and at Christ, King Church at ternational Federation of Catholic afternoon and evening, after a full in the Foreman and De- 7:30 p. m. Alumnae, Mrs. Philip P. Brennan, day in the class room, but that to Queen missions. He attended The procession fonrted on St. inaugurated this movement and it them, is merely doing their share Little Rock College and St. Anne's Academy terrace and mov- has the whole-hearted support of in the cause of their country. John's Seminary. ed to the church. Official reception His Holiness, Pope Plus XlI. If The courses have been taught :- was given Bishop Fletcher by the there ever was a time when the to the pupils of their own school, I whole world should ask the in- and to adult groups, and classes Pine Bluff Council aev Paul F. Desmond, pastor, ac- cording to the liturgical order. tercession of our Blessed Mother from other schools. it is now and' the alumnae is ex- The last group to complete the Completes Knights The Solemn High Mass was cele- brated by Father Desmond, assist- pecting a large attendance at the Junior First Aid Class under Sis- Mass. The Very Rev. Msgr. Thomas ter Louis instruction had the fol- Gift to Guardian ed by the Rev. Paul M. McLaugh- lin as Deacon and the Rev. Thomas L. Keany, chaplain of Mt. St. lowing enrollment: Henry Vogler, Guardian Office  Twenty-two Kennedy as Sub-deacon. Deacons Mary's, will celebrate the Mass, Gerald Stauder, Betty Lou Pozza, assisted by the Cathedral parish Marilyn and Carolyn Oswald, dollars from Council No. 1153, to the Bishop were the Rev. Mr. Chas. S. Diamond and the Rev. priests. Kathleen Nord, Patricia Lynch, J. Pine Bluff, completes the gift of Mr. Harry Chinery, both of Saint All America will honor the W. Land, Alma Jean Hendrix, Columbian,sin throughout the diD-John's Seminary. Master of Core- mothers of men and it is only fit- Billy Gebhart, Mildred Frederick, cese to The Guardian. monies was the Rev. Jos. A. Mur- ting that we Catholics should James Crawford, Virginia Cassin- honDa the Mother of God. The ell,, Raymond Byrne, Mary E. Bt The nine councils of the Knights ray of St. John's. Present in the sanctuary was the Very Rev. Msgr. heart of Our Blessed Mother must jarski, Margaret Breyel, Elbe of Columbus have sponsored the Edward P. Garrity. be sorrowed with what her chil- Binz, Gretchen Vogler, Stanlc picture service used each week by His Excellency gave two ex- dren are suffering now and we Smith, Harold Medlock, Mary AT The Guardian at a total annual planatory talks, one preceding the need more than ever before to line Long, Jacqueline Kelty, Sa- give her our devotion at this time. bena Ann Hoyt, Louis Hoyt, John, cost of $154.00. The amount is pro Visitation of the Dead and the If it is not convenient for all Hilpert, Shirley Cassinelli, Robert rated among the nine councils, other before Confirmation. The adult choir of Immaculate How Can We Distinguish De to Arrive April 24 to attend the community Mass at Byrne. The Guardian has long been Conception, under the' direction of The True Church? Vatican City (E)Ken Harada, the Cathedral they should by all An adult group, consisting of identified with Columbian,sin in Maurice Derdeyn, rendered excel- :special envoy of Japan to the means attend some other and re- the following enrollees, has just the diocese. This mutual coopera- lent music. to the notion Confraternity of Christian 'Vatican with the rank of minister, eeive Holy Communion in honor completed the Standard First Aid Survival War. By Doctrine is due to arrive in Rome on April of the Mother of Our Saviour, said course with Sister Frances as in- tion has been a happy and helpful children Of the of 114theCOnfirmed'parish, 1170 werewere 24. Miss Rale'. See BENEDICTINES on page 8 association, candidates from the missions of not mean the sur-,, Ysi, ally fit, but the [_ m m ,, " " " NeT " " ligi ' , Immaculate Conception, six were e, emocratic prin-II"OleS ,n KUSSIa Wdl Rece,ve ess,hes of Re on, Food, Clothing service men of Camp Chaffee, and once possessed and] " 27 were adult converts. ' " rov,de $100,000 For Polish Refugees .... L to 'say that in * . ]I I.Jl_ll fi e rove ghting for th ' CATHOLIC of democracy ' RADIO Upon Christian prin- Washington. (IC).--One hundred and that "according to terms of material side, it will make avail- mittee itself hastened to swing into When, in November, 1940, the of the con- thousand dollars to be used in the the treaty between the Polish Gov- able clothing and concentrated action, and in a few days issued Archbishops and Bishops of the of our democratic relief of Polish refugees in Russia ernment and the Soviet Govern- foods. The goods will be shipped a ringing appeal to Catholics of United States voted to centralize 'PROGRAMS show that the was made available by the Bish- ment, they are free to practice so that the loss of any one vessel the United States to act immedi- all their relief and refugee work (All Programs on Central War Time) in, enunciated had ops' Relief Committee at a spec- their religion." It was also made would mean the loss of only some ately to relieve "the tragic condi- under the single Bishops' Com- Blythevllle Scholastic Pldlo- ial meeting just held here. known that 52 other priests are of all the articles dispatched and tion of Polish refugees, and of mittee, the members of which are u.cN. Sacred Iteart Program, week Middle Ages This This allocation brings to ap- ministering to the Polish forces not the complete supply of any Poles still living in their coun- Bishops consisting the administra- days at 7:15 a. m. Still taught 'In all proximately three-quarters of a fighting with the Russians against one article, tive board of the National Catho- y.rt Smith and seminaries, million dollars the moneys which Germany. These chaplains are un- The new allocation of funds try"n less than three months the lic Welfare Conference, they con- KFPW, St. schoastlca.-St. Boniface Prolxram alternatinll" weekly every h=tve not the Bishops of the United States der the drection of Bishop Gaw- throws into sharp relief the deep Bishops' efforts had raised $200,- tinue to emphasize the need 'of Thursday at 4:1/$ p. m. their pristine have made avialable for Polish re- lina, Polish Chaplain General. concern the Bishops of this coun- 000 for Polish relief, and May, Polish relief. No opportunity was Helena license have lief in recent months. Goods to Be Shipped. try have manifested from the first 1940, it was possible to announce lost to indicate the importance the KFFA, Sacred Heart Program, week- At this very roD- This latest fund was voted by The $100,000, it was said, will for the suffering people of invad- that a large shipment of foodstuffs American Hierarchy attached to days at 7:80 a. m. of our country are the Bishops' Relief Committee in be expended in this country for ed Poland. At their Annual Gen- already had arrived in Europe for aidirtg the suffering Poles. By that Little Rock right here In response to a direct appeal. A let- goods which will be shipped to eral Meeting in November, 1939, the relief of the needy in Poland. time they had' collected $383,240.84 KARK, Sacred Heart Program. Mon., of a mistaken ter from the Most Rev. Stephen Russia. It will make available the shortly after the invasion of Po- That particular consignment in- for Polish relief. "Wed., Fri.. at 6:15 a. m. is. NewS- S. Woznicki, Auxiliary Bishop of necessities for the practice of re- land, the Archbishops and Bish- clud'ed 75 tons of fats, 25 tons It was announced early in 1941 KARK The Catholic rlour Program, : Sundays rebroadcast at 8:80 p. m, : a very erron- Detroit, informed the Committee ligion--wine and flour for the ops of the United States authorized of sugar, 150 tons of evaporated that funds expended by the Bish- gLa Ave Maria ltour. Sundaya at what is meant by that the 2,000,000 Polish exiles in celebration of Mass, Mass kits, the formation of the Bishops' Com- milk, 350 tons of flour, and 200 ops in Polish relief included $100,- 0:00 p. m. "' on Page 8 Russia include: 150 Catholic priests prayerbooks, rosaries, etc. On the mittee for Polish Relief. The Corn- tons of corn grits. See BISHOPS on page 8