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THE GUARDIAN, APRIL 29, 1938 PAGE SEVEN Doctrine Village ........ Ark.--Our Lady Parish reports the of a projecting- ses of films il- Apostles, Creed and of the Mass. showing of these the parishioners at- ; their in- Pictorial display of grew deeper as I-Iinckley, pastor, eXPlanation of each is a real blessing because visual give them a clear- Practical knowledge treasure in life--- With the Confrat- Doctrine, Our Parish has es- Discussion Clubs. of 15 members. Under discus- is "Sanctuary and PUrPose of these and develop a higher intel- With religion; to of the Faith that BRANCHES IN C. K. of A. f St. Edward's celebrating the of the Or- 20 at St. Ed- address of wel- John L. Sulli- ffven by Joseph Metrailer, Herman Lee Pablonski. !ave two selec- Mrs. James by Mrs. Leo a vocal num- delivered SUpreme secre- address was Honorable Nor- Presi- of St. Louis, Me. who has been & Co., at Alex- two and one been transfered He enters on tt the New S. H. on April 18. were for- Of St. Eclhvard's but transfered to Alexandria. transfered back there is no The ad- Quinttn De- St., Texarkana, 22. (E).-- a brother of the have in Quebec 10, and Ther- at the Ursuline City, and Er- que. is direct- Ghost Fathers. the three older be defrayed in trust for 18. (IO.--A over radio broad- the first time. brpadcast on was read in and a short QUICK ON THE TRIGGER Many motorists seem to take an inordinate pride in getting away at high speed from every stop. With engine racing and hand twitching on the gear-shift, they can hardly wait until the traffic light changes from red to yellow. Probably they do not know that in three racing starts they can waste enough gasoline to carry them a mile. The same type of motorist has a habit of coming up to the light at high speed, depending on quick application of the brakes to stop in time. He figures that if the signal light doesn't change he will be able to rush on and "beat the light." He does not figure, of course, that these sudden stops are wear- ing his brakes out rapidly, and soon they will need relining. Most important of all, however neither of these hair-brained driv- ers has considered the chances of an accident in these reckless ma- neuvers. They probably would scoff at the idea that possibility of an accident is increased at all. But common sense tells us that the hazards they run and the haz- ards they create are many times those of the driver who seeks to "play safe" at each street intersec- tion. Catholic ov DaughtersAMERICA ' TODAY'S CHAINq3E CATHOLIO WOlVIANHOOD The meetings of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Discussion Club will be held every other Wednes- day, beginning with Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p. m., in the Seventh street vestry of St. An- drew's Cathedral. The work of the Apostles after the death of Christ will be the next topic for discussion, follow- ed by an explanation of the Sac- raments. The meetings continue to be well attended, and a cordial invi- tation is again extended to mem- bers of all parishes of Greater Little Rock to attend. At the regular business meet- ing of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Court, held Thursday, April 21, plans were discussed for the Quarterly Communion to be held in May. An initiation will also be held in May, and further de- tails will be announced later. Fort Smith.--The annual birth- day party of Court Joan of Arc atholic Daughters of America was held at the Knights of Co- lumbus home, Tuesday, April 19, in the form of a social following the business .meeting. This was the eighteenth birthday of the court. Mrs. Henry Helm, Grand Regent, presided. The serving table was decorat- ed with lace cloth, yellow gold roses, and purple iris; and a cake with 18 candles was cut by State Regent Mrs. L. Sorter. Approxi- mately 50 members were present. Purple and gold, the colors of the organization, were carried out in the refreshments. The attendance prize was won by Mrs. Agnes Keating. Hostesses for the evening were members of the Social Committee, Mrs. Mac Miller, chairman; Mrs. Elizabeth O'Keefe, Mrs. Ellen O'Shea, Mrs. Josephine Maestri, Mrs. era D. Murphy, and Miss Oulda Newman. The next business meeting of the Court will be held on May 3, at which time election of of- ficers will be held.--L. M. Ark. Converts Put Flowers On Aged Priest's Grave 1882 elePhone $07 The Hague, April 18. 00.--As tribute to the Rev. Francis Hen- dricks, S. J., who died here at the age of 75 years, one of his oldest converts covered his grave with hundreds of white flowers in the name of fellow converts. CAMP LIFE AT MORRIS The pictures shown here were taken last summer at Morris Camp. Brother Andrew of Morris School announces preparations for a greater attendance of campers over last summer. Scouts on Hike Searcy, Ark. -- Announcement has been made by Brother An- drew at Morris School that prep- arations are under way for the largest attendance ever registered at Morris Summer Camp for Boys. Throughout the greater part of the summer months of last year the maximum number of camp- ers able to be cared for by the school were registered. This year Brother Andrew announces that extensive preparations have been made to accomodate a greater number of boys seeking the happy atmosphere of real camp life un- der the supervision of the Francis- can Brothers. I The same staff of men who so successfully concluted the camp last year will be on hand to direct and supervise the actv4ty this year. The modern up-to-date build- ings, situated in the foot-hills of the Ozarks near Searcy, present an ideal spot for the work that the Brothers carry on each sum- mer for the benefit of Catholic Boys' Camp life. The Brothers are noted for their ability to train and inspire youth. Physical de- velopment has always been an outstanding trait of their schools. Good fellow-ship between the coaches and campers is most no- ticeable. Wholesome, well bal- aneed meals, the finest of drink- ing water are of first concern. Sleeping accommodations may be arranged out doors in airy tents or in a large dormitory. Last but not least, the Morris Camp boys are near the influence of the Church and school and the "habits of discipline and of order incul- cated during the year are streng- thened and inspired in the pleasant and happy program of camp life. Because of the large numbers anticipated for the coming sum- mer months, all boys are urged to confer with Brother Andrew early in order to insure camp ac- commodations. Pine Bluff Unit Of N. C. C. W. Has Regular Meeting 4 Pine Bluff.--The regular meet- ing of the local unit of the Na- tional Council of Catholic Women was held at the rectory on Mon- day, April 18, with the local president, Mrs. E. J. Sauter, pre- siding. Concise reports were giv- en from the various organizations in the parish. Mrs. Frank Steele, president of District No. 7, announced that a meeting of all the units in the dis- trier would be held on Monday, April 23, at the Catholic rectory, and a large attendance was ex- pected. The new district offi- cers and heads of committees were announced as follows: Chairman of missions, A. J. Englund, of McGehee ; district chairman of Seminary, Mrs. H. H. John, of Stuttgart; P.-T. A. and Family Education, Mrs. E. J. Sau- ter, of Pine Bluff; study club and catechetical work, Mrs. John Gingler, of Stuttgart; welfare, Mrs. W. A. McClung, Lake Village; Press correspondent, Mrs. Harry King, Pine Bluff, and Legislation, Miss Stachia Franey, Pine Bluff. Vatican Edict Is Issued On Stations of Cross Vatican City, April 18. (N:).--The Tribunal of the Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary has issued a Decree wherein consideration is taken of the fact that some omission, most- lY involuntary, may occur in the conditions imposed in the erec- tion of the Stations of the Cross. These omissions, it is stated, might prevent the faithful from gaining the indulgences connected with this pious practice. The Pope, confirming indul- gences granted October 30, 1931, has decreed that, to render the erection of the Stations of the Cross valid, it is sufficient for the priest to be furnished with the required faculty, but that it is highly advisable that he should ask the consent of the Ordinary. The Franciscan Friars have this faculty of erecting the Stations as a privilege of their Order, but they cannot pass it on to others. The indulgences granted for the "Via Crucis" are: a plenary indul- gence every time the pious exer- cise is made: a plenary indulgence if on the day when the exercise is finished or within the space of a month during which it has been made ten times, the faithful approachHoly Communion; an in- dulgence of ten years and ten times forty days, for every station should the faithful have begun !the pious exercise and owing to some reasonable cause have had to interrupt it. Decorations Planned For Quebec Congress Quebec. 0D.----On instruction of J. S. Bourque, Minister of Public Works, the various Provincial Government buildings here will be suitably decorated for the Na- tional Eucharistic Congress being held from June 22 to 26. Business Houses In Conway Close 3 Hours Good Friday Conway, Ark. -- Virtually 100 per cent of the mercantile estab- lishments and business houses of Conway were closed on Good Fri- day between the hours of 12 noon and 3 p. m., according to the an- nouncement of Mr. Ted Hiegel, who called on the greater part of them and said that the owners favored closing. Mayor B. G. Wilson issued a proclamation calling for the ob- servance. His proclamation read as follows: "In response to re- quests from both Protestant and Catholic denominations of Con- way, I hereby call upon all busi- ness houses in the City of Con- way to suspend business for three hours, from 12 noon until 3 p. m., on Good Friday, Apr-If 15." " This was the first, time in the city's history that the day was generally observ'ed in Conway, al- though most of the stores owned by Catholics have suspended busi- ness part of the day on each Good Friday. Easter Observance Of Secular Paper Praised by Bishop Springfield, Ill., April 23. (E).-- Praise for the journalistic observ- ance of Eastm" on the part of the Illinois State Journal here has been voiced to the editor by the Most Rev. James A. Griffin, Bish- op of Springfield in Illinois. The secular newspaper devoted its whole front page on Easter Sunday to the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ and presented their story in formal newspaper reportorial style as if the event had just happened and the reporter had witnessed the tragedy on Galgotha and the tri- umph at the tomb. Bishop Griffin invited he edi- tor to dinner on Easter Sunday and before a group of clergy said that "journalism of this type brings into the home a whole- some atmosphere and tends to ele- vate the minds of our people, especially the young, to a high spiritual plane." "This type of journalism is a power for good," he added. "There would be less crime in the land if we had more of this type of journalism in our daily press." In bold, broad headlines across its front page, the Journal an- nounced: "Jesus Crucified on Last Friday, Lives." In another head- line were the words: "Christ Dies on Golgotha Cross in Intense Pain." Cardinal Lauds Work Of Saleainm in Prague Prague, April 18. 0U.---Great satisfaction with the achievements of the Salesians here was express- ed by His Eminence Karel Cardi- nal Kaspar, Archbishop of Prague on the occasion of a visit to the recently inaugurated Salesian Boys' Home at Kobylisy, suburb of Prague. His Eminence inspected all parts of the home, which is named after him out of gratitude for a gen- erous contribution toward the home's erection. Buried 19 Months Priest Is Saved By Nationalists Zaragoza. (E).A young priest of Oliete, near Teruel, literally released by Nationalist soldiers from his tomb, were he had re- mained "buried" for 19 months, had the appearance of a specter a soiled specter with long beard and was almost blind and para- lyzed from remaining so long in his narrow tomb. There were three priests in 0li- ete. Two were killed by the Reds but the third, a very young mart who lived with his parents succeeded in escaping to the mountains. For days he was pur- sued like an animal and scarcely had chance to sleep or eat. Final- ly, famished and half sick, he re- turned to his home and told his parents he intended to remain there and await what fate God might have in store for him. The parents conceived a strange plan to save their son. Working fur- iously throughout the night they built a false wall of stone and plaster which formed with the original walls of the house a cavity in which a marx could lie dowm. There they "buried" their son, and for 19 months fed him through an inconspicuous opening in the wall. The Reds searched the house, threatened and did arrest the fa- ther, whom they later released, but they did not discover the false wall. Nationalist troops, directed to the spot by the father, tore down the wall. After a bath and a shave and some exercise the priest seem- ed little the worse for his unusual confinement. He celebrated Mass in his garden because the churches of Oliete are in ruins. Protestants Oppose Private School Aid Washington, April 23. 0rJ.--Op- position to. federal grants to edu- cational institutions controlled by religious organizations was ex- pressed in a resolution adopted by the Associated Church Press, composed of American Protestant religious journals, which met here for two days. The resolution de- clared: "We believe it Is absolutely es-' sential to the perpetuity of our free institutions and the mainten- ance of the Bill of Rights that the separation between Church and State be preserved as a basic tenet of our national life, both in theory and in practice, and we emphatic- ally assert that the bestowal of Federal moneys on church-con- trolled schools would be a viola- tion of the spirit of our national Constitution." Mission Has Been Postponed Until May 29 The Mission scheduled to be- gin May 1 at St. Paul's Church, Pocahontas, has been postponed until May 29, as all the Reverend Missionaries have been recalled to the Detroit Monastery of the Re- demptorist Fathers for a visit from one of their superiors from Rome. Catholic Union of Arkansas Rt. Rev. Msgr. H. H. Wernke, Lltt Rock, Spiritual Director T. J. Arnold Little Rock, President Leo Hammer, Ft. Smith, 1st V.-Pres. Jos. Enderlin, Conway, 2nd V.-Pres, Jos. A. Schnitzer, Ft. Smith, Sec. The Northeast District of the atholic Union of Arkansas held their quarterly meeting at Weiner Sunday afternoon. The meeting was opened with Benediction in St. Anthony's Church after which the people assembled in the Amer- ican Legion hut opening the meet- ing with the assembly singing "America." Invocation by the spiritual director, Msgr. A. G. Haeringer. Father O. P. Butter- bach of Weiner gave the welcome address. There were delegations from Pocahontas, Paragould, En- gelberg, Harrisburg and Jones- bore. Miss Mary Meurer, Mr. Carl Meurer, Mr. and Mrs. Joe De- Clerk the state president, Mr. T. J. Arnold and State Secretary Mrs. Margaret Fields, all of Little Rock were also present. Important topics were present- ed and discussed by the state president, Mr. Arnold and state secretary, Mrs. Fields. The topics being Legion of Decency and ob- scene literature. A public speaking elimination contest was held under the di- rection of Miss Mary Meurer in which four young ladies of Holy Angels academy of Jonesboro par- ticipated. Their subjects touch- ing on Catholic Youth Program. Miss Mary Edna Stewart win- ning first place and Miss Frances Mathias second. After the contest new officers were elected for the coming year, as follows: Spiritual director, Rev. Father O. P. Butterbach, Weiner; presi- dent, M. P. Walsh, Jonesboro vice president, John V. Baltz Pocahontas; secretary, Will Stei- mel, Pocahontas; treasurer, Amy Carnes, Jonesboro. The next quarterly meeting will be held in Pocahontas in July. Ladies of the Weiner parish serv- ed lunch to the visitors. The meeting adjourned with prayer by the chaplain. The Northwest District'of the Catholic Union of Arkansas will have a meeting at Morrison Bluff on Sunday, May 8. The program will be as follows: Registration, 1 p. m.; Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 1:30 p. m.; prayer by the Rev. Richard Eveld, O. S. B. at opening of joint meet- ing; welcome address, the Rev. Heinkele, O. S. B.; address, Rev. Ambrose Branz, O. S. B.; address, Miss Mary Meurer, state president of C. W. U. There will then be a public speaking elimination contest 'by a number of young ladies of the Northwest District, and a message by T. J. Arnold, state president of the state union. Song ."Our Lady of Good Counsel"; dissolution of joint meeting at 3:30 p. m.; execu- tive sessions of ladies' and men's' branches respectfully; address, Rev. George Strassner, O. S. B.; and election of officers for the ensuing year. Five judges, which will be ap- pointed by the executive commit- tee of the ladies' branch will fairly and impartially judge the public speaking contest. Two liberal prizes will be awarded the win-i nets. -The executive committee is] composed of the presdents of the] local women's societies of the Northwest District. Annual Catholic High Junior Prom Great Success Little Rock.  The Mr. St. Mary's Gymnasium was the scene of a gala affair on Friday night, April 22, when the Ju2iors of Catholic High school entertained with their annual Junior Prom, under the sponsorship of the Rev. Charles McCauley. Decorations of old gold and purple, the class colors, were used very effectively and during one of the dances countless balloons o every color were released from the ceiling. Favors were inscribed silver bracelets and corsages of polyantha roses, sweetpeas and lilies of the valley. The grand march began at 10 o'clock and was led by the offi- cers of the class and members of the junior class. Those juniors at- tending and their dates were Joe Slattery and Miss Frances Bass, Billy Kirspel and Miss Virginia Stauder, Paul Paladino and Miss Lavona Myers, James Madigan and Miss Mary Jane Richardson, Richard Miles and Miss Mary Ann Hill, Martin Busby and Miss Pat Flynn, Cleve Hedges and Miss Betty Townsend, Leo Morrison and Miss Helen Catherina, Louis Gray and Miss Dorothy Reid, Frank Massa and Miss Janet Richards, Harry Ball and Miss Emma Kresse, Lee Roy Weathers- bee and Miss Norma Louise Park- er, Louis Brosseau and Miss Juanita Rogers, Frank Borden and Miss Elizabeth Allen, Morris Mi- zell and Miss Juanita Budden- berg, Bob Browning and James Danaher. Chapersons were Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Madigan, Mr. and Mrs. B. . Busby, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Miles, Mr. and Mrs. John Kir- spel, Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Morri- son, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Hedges, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Slattery and Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Borden. U. S. Decency Legion Joins World Group " New york, April 23. E).--The Legion of Decency of the United States has become, with the ap- proval of the Episcopal Commit- tee on Motion Pictures and that of the General Council of L'Office Catholique International du Cine- matographe, a member of L'Office Catholique International du Vine- matographe, it is announced at its headquarters here. Twenty coun- tries have already affiliated them- selves with this international or- ganization. It is expected that many mutual advantages will arise from the Legon's membership in the O. C. I.C. This latter agency serves as a great clearing house of in- formation on film developments in the various countries and as an international instrument to put in- to world-wide effect the sugges- tions, counsels and directions of His Holiness Pope Plus XI as ex- pres.sed in his encyclical "Vigilanti Curs." The Rev. John J. McClafferty, Executive Secretary of the Legion of Decency, has been elected by the O. C. I. 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