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THE SOUTHERN GUARDIAN Page lva r / j, :10, OFFICERS SAM W. REYBURN President E. G. THOMPSON Vice President GEORGE B. ROSE Vice President MOORHEAD WRIGHT Vice Pres. and Treas. C. P. PERRIE Secretary CAPITAL &SURPLUS $.150,000.00 DEPOSITS OVER $1,000,000.00 LUCK Means rising at six o'clock in the morn- ing, living on a dollar a day if you earn two--minding your own business, and not meddling with other people's LU(K means epl:dnlments you have never failed to keep--the trains you have never failed to catch LUCK means trusting in God and your own resources St. Andrews Altar Society will meet Monday afternoon at Morris Hall. Father P. H. Boyle of Tearkana called in upon us this week for a Iriendly chat. Come again. Fifty children will receive theh" first solenm Holy Communmn at the Clnu'eh of Our Iady of Good Counsel on the first Sunday of May. The contest for queen of the Reun- ion was closed at the bazaar Satur- day night, in favor of Miss Kathleen Barkman. Miss Irma Culbert being secoxnd in the race. Reports from fourteen bands that they will furnish music for th'e re- union and the likelihood of several other bands is encouraging as well as the railroad notes as to expected crowds from al parts of the country. Friday night at the Capital Thea- tre, a class of 42 was graduated from the College of Physicians had .Sur- geons in the departments of medi cine and pharmacy, and six young la- dies received their diplomas from the Hospital Training School. Tile young ladies of tle Church o Our Lady of Good Counsel, of which Father P. J. Sbanahan is pastor, gave ou Tuesday afternoon a benefit for the Altar Society. On Wednesday evening the young men and young ladies of the same congregation gave a dance and card party at Little Rock College. J. J. Koscielny of Argenta made a pleasant call at our office last Tues- day. He informs us that the cyclone of a week ago did considerable dam- age north of Argenta and near Marche where a large number of Polish Catholics have their homes. The col- lection taken up by him to aid those ii greatest distress has been very suc- cessful and the people relieved are grateful to their benefactors. ..r. Thos. Lafferty, the honore(t president of our Catholic Publication Society, is now a visitor in San An- tonio, Texas. Whether 'he has gone there to take the hot sulphur baths or to establish peace between Mexico and the Insurrectos we know not, but there will be something doing on ac- count of his arrival in the grand old town of San Antonio. We commend him to the good fellowship of the Sonthern Messenger. The City Beautiful Association of IAttle Rock effected permanent or- ganization at the regular meeting Tuesday evening. The announce- me:t is gratifying to the people of the city and to members throughout rite State who are interested in t te beauty of their capital city. Palns to Inaugurate systematic work and to provide for the carrying of such work to greatest possible results will now call forth the best thought and ef- fort of all public-spirited citizens. Snodgrass & Bracy Enthusiastic Over the Success of Honest John Truss. Ehey are convinced that this parties. lar truss, when properly fitted, is su- , uerior to all others. Not a single one lers Cl "I .ayes their store except with the un- dL brstanding that it belongs to Snod- ,g:'ns gss& Bracy if not satisfactory. They "uhl.lso make a specialty of Abdominal ]%d ;elts, Elastic Hosier 5 Knee Caps, Ank. 1%o 'ts, etc., Shoulder Braces, Suspen- sOot ries, sick room necessities, etc. Write etch) phone Snodgrass & Braey. -1( IMPORTANT NOTICE. Report of the Executive Committee of The Catholic Laymen's Associ- ation of Arkansas. At the last meeting of tillS Commit- tee the Secretary was instruetetl to send hi each member of the Committee the following recommendations which had been agreed upon but had not been at that time perfected. Replies have heen received from several mere- hers regarlling these recommendations bnt the majority seem to favor them as given here, and for this reason the (ommittce will present them as drawn in order timt the Convention may make' any change which they see fit. It is understood that any ntember of the Association or of this Committee who wishes to amend or change these rec- ommendations may do so on the floor of the Convention. Fxecutive Committee of the C'ttholic Laymen's Association, by Asa C. Gracie, Secretary. Recommendations of the Executive Committee. We recommend to this Convention amenllmt)nts to the (',onstitution and By-Laws of the Association as follows: 1. That the President, Vice-Presi- dent, Secretary, anll Treasurer 1)e made members of the Executive Committee and tlmt ]ft. Rev. and Very Reverend l)eans who now appoint the six mem- ber's of the Executive Committee from the six deaneries of the diocese be em- powered to appoint also six alterua- :fives. 2. That the representation at the ;mnual Convention be two members at. largo from each parish and mis- sion and one ntember for everyy 10 families reported by the respective pastors in their htst returns to tlw I:fishop. 3. That the Secretary of the Asso- el'glen shall within 10 days after the close of the Convention, notify the Rt. Rev. and Very Rev. Deans that they are required by rite rules of the Asso- ciation to appoint the members of the Executive Comnite and alternates from their respective Deaneries and to certify to the Secretary their .tp- pointments within 30 days of the re- ceipt of notification. 4. That 500 copies of the Proceed- ings of tile Coavention, not including addresses, be published at an expense not to exced $40.00. 5. That an annual doe payable at the Convention, of one dollar be col- lected from each delegate to defray the expenses of the Convention, an,] for printing proceedings, for station- ery and stamps for the Secretary's office. 6. That an annual contribution oI ten dollars be made by the Associa- tion to the International Catholic Truth Society of Brooklyn for such pamphlets as the Society may issue and which might he usefully distrib- uted in Arkansas; also that ten dollars be given this year to the Catholic Puhlication Society of the Diocese of Little Rock for 400copies of Practical Socialism. The Secretary is directed ou receipt of the above pamphlets to listribate them among the six members of the Exicutive Committee of the six Deaneries ef the Diocese. When the funds in the treasury .from annat ilues are foreseen to be inadequate to meet all the needs of the Asspciation, the President of the Convention shall during the morning hour of the secon,] d'ly's session announce to the Conven- lion. the additional amount of money needed and make a call for voluntary contributions. 7. That the report of the Executive Committee of the Catholic Publication Society of the Diocese of Little Rock lk, h McClerkin's Drug Store - .d 4- II l" ag t T 1 i, )rig t c ? t SEVENTH AND MAIN Carries at all times a completline of Sick Room Supplies. Our Prescription Department is in the hands of competent registered pharmacists, and your prescription will be filled just as the doctor wrote it. Telephone us your wants and our messenger service will de- liver same promptly. o TELEPHONE 576 to lhe Convention in respect to the pub- lication of a Catholic Slate paper be made a part of this report. S. That each and every metal)or of the Association t:tke an active part in work and be more attentive to local affairs in this St'tie where the Catholic faith is invoh, ed. They can ilo this very prndently by consulting the ntem- ber of the Executive Committee of their /listriet and their pastor. 9. That those who deliver addresses before the Convention shall deposit previously to the ddivcry a typewrit- ten cop), of the address wilh the See- rotary. tO. That from 10 o'clock to 12 in the morning and from 2 to 4 P. M. of each day be devoted to the addresses and their discussion and that the pull- lic be invited to attend at these hours. The following propositions we have net ]men ahlc to investigate properly tnd therefore present them to the Convention without recommendation: 1. The fe,lertttion of the Laymen's Association of Arkansas with the Gen- eral Federation of the Catholic Socie- ties of the United States. 2. The best way to Co-operate with Bishop Morris in missionary work ia the rural districts of the State. Executive Committee of the Oath- die Laymen's Association. Thomas Laffert)', John H. Vaughan, Chas. Truemper, M. M. Carter, J. E. Dailey, P. J. Ahern. Compliments of the Press New World, Chicago.- From Little Rock, Arkansas, comes to our desk a copy of Mgr. Lucey's newly launched Catholic paper bear- ing the title, "The Southern Guar- dian." It comes in such clean .and goodly dress this CaJ=holic journalis- tic offspring, and its accent is so full of good taste and judgment that we welcome it within our coterie of Cath- olic literary toilers and wish it. all the favors of our esoteric household h'ish Standard, Minneapolis-- The Southern Guardian, a new Catholic publication, hailing from Lit. tle Rock, Arkansas, has been received at this office. It is an eight-page six- column quarto, bears a neat typo- graphical appearance and is ably edit- ed. This new venture in Catholic journalisnt starts out well and is de- serving of most hearty support. Suc- cess to the Guardian. Editor and Publisher, New York-- The Southern Guardian is the name of a new Catholic paper which has made its appearance at Little Rock, Ark. The paper will deal with state as well as religious news. Father J. M. Lucey, of Pine Bluff, is the editor. and A. B. Waterman, firmerly of Colo- rado Springs, is business manager. Western Watchman, St. Louls Our friend, Mgr. Lueey, whose con- tributions to thls paper have been numerouS and interesting, has estab- lished a paper of his own tn Little Rock, and called it the Southern Guardian.. The new paper starts out well, and the Bishop has given the enterprise his warmest approval. WASTED TIME. "You want that book bound, sir? Yes, sir. It will cost 3 marks. But there are pictures in it. That will ntake it 5 ntarks, sir." ' ' But why is it more with pictures?' ' "Oh, you see, sir, my helper will waste so much time looking at theml " --Fliegende Blatter. "Did you ever," said one preacher to another, "stand at the door after "our sermon and listen to what people said about it as they passed out?" Replied he: "I did onee"--pause and a sigh--"but I'll never do it again. "--Modern Eloquence. To My Many Friends I am now Connected with Ike Stiel 112 Main St. Where I would ]be Pleased to have my Friends call Albert McMahan A POEM. By Joe lJarrison, of Fort Smith. 'Tis 5Iay Day in old Ireland, The fields are green, the mountains clad In their early summer dressing. The warbling tribe 1)reclaims their glad. Not that Winter, It is over, Or the biting breath of Spring, But that the songster of the forest, The cuckoo, has come to sing. t See, tile gath'ring on the hillside, Where age and youth go hand in hand; At their merry-making outing, Or whim strolling on the strand. Their joy and laughter now is si- lenced As if hy some magic spell The cuckoo's voice their joy express- ins Better than ttmir words can tell. i Fhe heart for beauty is ever longlngl The eye perchance, may it discern, [f not antong Earth's varied aspect, Its gaze is raised towards Heaven The sounds that reach us bring nlore pleasure Than sight or longing can attain. Unsought, unlooked-for they call upon US, As a voice from Heaven, the cuck- oo's strain. PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER. All kinds of stenographic work, fac simile typewritten letters and official reporting. ]diss 5Iary A. Fein, 301-302 Southern Trust Building. PORT SAM HOUSTON. History of the Center of the Recent Mobilization. When the War Department issued tile order for the mobilization of troops near the Mcxiean boundary San An- tonic and Fort Sam ]Iouston aehieved new fame over night, says the Coming Country. In Fort Sam Houston, the second largest army post in America, San Antonio has one of the show places of the army. The reservation is beauti- fully situated in the suburbs of the city, and aside frOnt its military in- terest its immense area and scenic beauty ntake it attractive to visit. Front It post of 300 acres Fort Sam Houston h'ts been enlarged until it now coral)rises some 944 acres of ground. The buih]ings and improve- ments represent an expenditure of near- ly $4,000,000. The fort occupies a pe- culiarly strategic position. It is only 150 miles from the gulf an(l on railroad lines leading north, south, east and west. It is close, to the Mexican boun- dary line, so that troops can be moved rapidly to the border should the occa- sion demand. In addition to Fort Sam Houston the government owns some 18,000 acres, [ tim Leon Springs eservation, located about seventeen ntiles northwest, of San Antonio, This reservation is used each year lay the National Guards antl de- tachments of regalars as a training school. As many as 10,000 troops have been in eamp there for a month at a time. Long hefore Fort Sam Houston was established on the eminence it oceapies A Hat Store Defines the department of Men's Headgear at Pfelfer's. Every type of Soft and Stiff Hat that the style monarchs of hatdom have decreed as exclusively correct are repre- sented in the display. You can't go wrong on choice at this shop. Pictures can't ad- equately portray their style or graceful fashioning. The best b|ooks from the bea makers is the whole story in a nutshell. SAVOY HATS ......... $3.00 YOUNGS HATS ........ $3.00 STETSON HATS ....... $3.50 JUSTO HATS ........ $2.00 San Antonio was ahnost constantly gar- risoned. Six different ihtgs lmx'o float- ed above the city, and martial music is a familiar sound to her people. Time after time shot 'tnd shell have swept her streets anti history been ntade in her environs. :More engagements have taken I)lace in sight of Fort Sam lions- ton than anywhere else on American soil. Not; f'tr frozu the fort are the S'ln Pedro Springs, where rival ]:ndiau lribes contended for the precioas wa- ters long before the fautous ntissions about San Antonio w'ore bnilt. The adventurous Spaniards and the zealous monks pitched their teats beside the stream that ilows from these springs :tnd mute testimony f early conflicts have been upturned by the plough--- shot, shell, swerd hilts an(I Ilia occa- sional cannon, telling of' the conflicts which were waged hereabouts. But tlte story of all these early con- flicts pales into insignificance alongside the story of the Ahtmo. Iu early days the Alamo was utilized for military purposes. After several changes the post of I:ort Sam tIouston was estab- lished, and the Quadruple l)uihling erected in 1874-. ]n ]883 what is known as the Uppert Post was costructed and qoarters provided for a regiment of infantry. ]?rom that on to the present the garrison has been frequent. ]y enlarged to make the fort a brigade post. ' :fany noted military men have bee . ,= stahoned at l ort :tm Itlmston. I lere Gens. Robert EE. Leo and Joseph E. Johnston did a part of their service. It was in San Antonio that Gen. Lee resigned the commission anll e,st his lot with the Confederacy. The Gralts father and son, were both stationed at Fort Sam IIouston, as were also Twigg, Augur, Hood, Sheridan, McKibbon Lawton, Bliss, Stanley, Schofiold, Wil- liams, Shafter and otlters of national relmtation. .It was at San Antonio that Colonel COMFORTABLE ATTRACTIVE STRONG and BURABLE These Words Spell the Nane ALLWIN The Collapsible Go-Cart or Baby Carriage that most com- pletely meets all tle require- ments of the mother Folds Flat, Into a Compact Package Large, roomy, well enclosed bodies, fine springs, graceful lines and propor- tions, strong and beautiful color combi- nations, the best of materials, and a con- struction to give the maximum of strength and durability. Exactly Like Cut S10.50 Freight prepaid to any part of this State Thos. Loner00an Furniture Co. LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS Roosevelt' at a later day organized, mustered and drilled the Rough Riders. It was San Antonio which contributed many of the men of tile Eighteenth and the Twent),-third infantry regi- nnutts of regulars who were the first to go to the Philippines. San Ant'onto gave much of the mattrial of Light Battery K, the artillery command that won fame at Santiago and S'm Juan Hill. A Scottish woman, wh was spending her holillays in LeMon, entered a bric- a-lmte shop in search of something odd to take homo to Scotland with her. After she had inspected severed art;- des, but had found none to suit her, she noticed a quaint figure, the head and shoulders of which appeared ,'tbove the counter. "WMt is t.hat Japanese idol over there worth?" she inquired of tile sales- nlan. "About half a million, madam. ' That's the proprietor! "--Argonaut. DAD'S DISGRACE. "We ilined out last evening. Pa dis. graced 11S as IlStlal." "As to how?" "Got to the end of the dinner with three forks and two spoons still un- used."--Pittsburg Post. 0MMISSIONER'S SAI. Notice is hcrehy given lhat in pursuance of the authority and directions contained in the dlcretal erderot th0 Chancery Court ot IPuhlski County made and entered on the 8th day of April, . I). 1911. in a certain cause (NI,. 13559) lhen pending therein Iletweell J. K. Bred;e, elmlplalnant, lind L. V. ttartsell et Ill., defcndlmts the undersigned, IlS coln- nllSSloner (It" said (!onrt, will offer for sale at ePUblic vendue to the highest' bidder, at the ast door or entrance of the county courl house, m which said court is held in the eounty of Pulaski, within the hours pre- set;bell by law fi)r judicial sales, on Friday, the 6th day of May, A. D. 1911. the fill- lowing described real estate, to-wit: The southwest qUllrter (SW ) and southwes tnat'ter (SW ) of the southeast quarter (SE ) of Section lhirty-tivo (35), rown- slfil) two (2) south, range ten (10) west, in Pulltski Coanty, Arkansas. TEBMS O}  SALB: On a credit of three months, the I, urehaser being required to execute a hond as required by law and the order Imd deet'eo of said court ia said cause, with approved security, bearing interest al tile rttte of eight per co,it per alle.unl from ihlte of sale until paid, and a llen heing re- tained on the premises sold to secure the lllkvlnelt of the l)urcilssc money. Given under my hand this 13th day of April, A. D. 1911. J. S. MALONEY, Commissioner in Chancery. Time for Straw Hats Our Superior Straw Hat Cleaner Restores Old ones to Natural Color. Price Ten Cents. Same price by mail. J. J. Healey C.A. Roth Only Chapel and Private Reception Rooms in the City Healey & Roth FUNERAL DIRECTORS Private Grey Ambulance, Day or Night Lady Assistant 719 Main St. Little Beck, Ark. LENSING'S 701 MAIN Fine Millinery We are showing a new line of Shapes for Summer. Visit our display room. 7th and Main Sts. THE 702 Main St. ABELES DECORATING Would flppreciate Your Trade COMPANY Telephone 3852