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i THE GUARDIAN, MAY i 3, 1938 PAGE FIVE Rock Represented J" A. ukee (onferencel at Milwaukee Sessions Hear Dignitaries, Prominent Laymen Wide Range of Problems May 6. (EL--Bring- enorraous throngs in and truly Cath- challenging the With color, mingling employer and em- study, earning for its forth- pursuit of true first National Cath- Conference, held rITE? from Page 1) can be said of its pagan atmos- the young Vice can put but it is as it always was. month of May is dedicated by the to Mary, our  always seemed e who claim to Christ in other deprecate this Catholics. It is a ctlstom to honor the men and surely vra8 God, conferred Upon His Moth- It is to be that we who pro- religion should honor Possible nnner. distinction be- that is lid veneration thzt Mother. Every enjoyed came merits of her last words of men fall upon at- the words spoken hung upon the with spec- He addressed ad St. John, disciple, in these behold thy son, Mother.,, And so beghuflng of the the Blessed Vir- by special of love. The devotion that has to every Catholic. of Mary loves to as this prac- Called. It used a Unlversal custom to recite the Many pious this. The rood- seeking entertaJn- of the home has in the number recite the rosary COuld be mere and Our Blessed return of the ros- circle. The enemies now than What an op- Seek the protee- of God. n of first Holy Confeesions. sight it is for to see theso approach- receive for the Divine Saviour ltre- day to esch of our first Holy of us have Clays since thst world and its CaUsed many to have so far of childhood in sin. The in the world. greatest fets able to con- does not exist that he is not He has the holy writ- going about Whom he may Imwerful, very his attacks manner. though, and him to over- Wills. In the all it were mae Like well they have been to fight sue- strength and devil aatd the of the Holy mens Sacrament of not have by many who they are still here this week, gave a complete and conclusive answer to the ad- vocates of irreligion and atheism-- to those who assert that religion is outmoded and antiquated. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Albert L. Fletcher, V. G., and the Very Rev. Msgr. John J. Healy, both of Little Rock, Ark., represented His Excellency the Most Reverend Bishop at this national confer- ence. The Conference, hailed as the greatest meeting of its kind con- ducted by any religious group in the history of the United States, was held under the patronage of the Most Rev. Samuel A. Stritch, Aa-chbishop of Milwaukee. The program was under the direction of the Department of Social Ac- tion of the National Catholic Wel- fare Conference. Members of the Hierarchy, priests, Brothers, Sisters and a ] . . !huge outpouring of the laity took part in the Conference. More than 4,600 delegates had registered on Monday. Throngs by thousands packed the Milwaukee Auditorium for the Solemn Pontifical Mass with which the Conference was opened Sunday morning, and for the mass meeting Sunday and Tuesday evenings. Two general conferences--Sunday and Tues- day afternoons -- drew thousands of persons, and numerous sec- tional meetings treating of a wide variety of social problems were all well attended. Summary of Conference At the Tuesday afternoon gen- eral conference, the Rev. Raymond Miller, C. SS. R., of Oconomowoc Wis., presented a summary of the conference. While the Most Rev. Edward Mooney, Archbishop of Detroit and Chairman of the Administra- tive Board of the N. C. W. C., told the closing meeting that the cry of government absolutism raised by "intellectually bank- rupt" individualism is v a 1 i d against Communism and Fascism but is not valid against a Chris- tian social order, Archbishop Stritch exhorted the delegates "co carry back to their communities, and to give application to, the principles they had learned at the conference. The Most Rev. Edwin V. O'Hara, Bishop of Great Falls, Mont., and Episcopal Chairman of the N .C. W. C. Department of Social Ac- tion, brought this particular gen- eral conference to a close by giv- ing, in a series of short state- merits, a resume "of the principles which may be regarded as basic to the development of a Chris- tian social order in a democratic society." Children Receive First Communion At St. Anne's [ On Sunday morning, May 8, the First Holy Communion class was held at St. Anne's Shrine. Five children of the parish re- !ceived their Sacramental Lord for the first time. Special music fitting the occasion was rendered i by the choir under the direction of Miss Anna Helm. The Mass was celebrated by the pastor, the Rev. Richard McCauley, who spoke on vocations and also on the importance and beauty of the day on which we receive our First Holy Communion. The following children made their First Communion: Beatrice Meyers, Virginia Marie Uekman, Johnnie Kerri, Edward T. Uek- man and Teresa Ann Wellman. On Sunday evening at 7:30 the crowning of the May Queen took place. Teresa Ann Wellman car- ried the crown and placed it on the statue of our Lady. She had as maids Beatrice Meyers and Vir- ginia Marie Uekraan. available. SL Paul told Timothy tQ stir up the grace of God that was in him by the imposition of hands. This reference to the Sac- rament of Holy Orders my be used also concerning the grace received by all who have been conftrmed. They should stir up the grace of God that is in them through the imposition of the Bishop's hands. Special Meeting Of St. Joseph's Society Thursday Little Rock.--Announcement is ;made of an unusual and unique meeting of the St. Joseph's Society of St. Edward's parish, to be held Thursday evening, May 19. It i will be made an evening of pleas- ure for the ladies. Following a short business meeting the enter- tainment committee will take charge and they have a splendid >rogram arranged. All members and their friends are welcome. On Sunday, May 22, the so- ciety will receive Holy Commun- ion in a body at the 7 o'clock Mass, followed by breakfast in the basement hall, at which Msgr. James P. Gaffney will be the speaker. Members are urged to make this a memorable occasion by thief good attendance. The society will give the sec- ond card party for the benefit of the covering for the kneelers on Teusday, May 31. Tickets may be secured from any member and everybody is asked to attend to make the party a successful one. C. P. A. Denounces Peace Plan Of Student Union New York. (EL--In a statement released here delegates of the Catholic College Press Association denounced the American Student Union "Peace Plan" as subtle So- viet propaganda and urged un- dergraduates to disown the Un- ion as unrepresentative of Ameri- can college thought. "We protest agairbs, t the usurpa- tion by the American Student Un- ion of the title 'American,'" stat- ed the resolution. "This year, they are willing to go to war "for the 'collective security' of so-called 'democracies' against 'Fascism.' Why did not they word their reso- lution 'collective security for democracies against Fascism and to die for Communism and not for American democracy? The Catholic College Press As- sociation was founded at a meet- ing of undergraduates held at the Centre Club here last month. The purpose of the organization is to express the opinion of Catholic college students on the contem- porary problems for the newspa- pers of the country. Originally, : membership was open to Students who attended Catholic colleges. At a meeting last Sunday it was de- cided that Catholic students be- longing to Newman Clubs which sponsored publications in secular colleges should also be admitted. Bernard Heinze To Head Wardens At Cathedral Little Rock.Bernard T. Heinze has been selected to head the Board of Wardens of St. Andrew's Cathedral and John Atbert Healy will act as secretary. The an- nouncement is made by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. James P. Moran, rector of the Cathedral. Mr. Heinze has served on the Board of Wardens for 14 years and has acted as secretary for the past six years. He is a gradu- ate of St. Andrew's school and of Little Rock College. The following members of the parish will also serve on the board during the ensuing year: Charles Herbert, Ambrose Wrape, Edgar Huck, Paul Woods, George Woods, W. F. Lewis, Bernard Randolph, Frank Cornil, C. K. Call, Jr., Jo- seph Beck, Wm. Finan, Jr., C. J. Hudgens and Chris O'Connor. All o the above assignments became i effective Sunday, May 8. Translation of Life Of Gen. Franco Issued St. Louis, (E).--,"Francisco Fran- co," a translation by Dr. J. Man- uel Espinosa, Instructor in His* tory at St. Louis University, of the life of the Spanish Rightist general, has been published here by the Bruce Publishing Company. The book was originally writ- ten in Spanish by Joaquin Ar- raras, a Spardsh journalist, editor and historian, and is rated in Spain as one of the best books of its kind. Dr. Espinosa's translation is the only English version. The translation was published under the auspices of the Science and Culture Series, of which the Rev. Joseph Husslein, S. J., is the Editor. HUNT-CHURCHMAN DRUG CMPANY Two stores-- 5th & Main ---- Plume 2-2267 Park HillPhone 2-0262 NORTH IATTLE ROCK, ARK. H egart y Drug Co. Corn Fourth and Main Sts. Phone 9111 Le Rock, Ark. i Long Illness Is President of U. Quotes Saint On Virtues of Mind New York. (E).---St. Augustine is quoted by Robert M. Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, in an article in Common- weal, entitled "The University and Character." Declaring that "the role of ex- ternal and bodily goods in hap- . . . ,! piness cannot be mmmuzed, Mr. Hutchins says that what St. Au- gustine said must be remembered: "When we come across anything that is not common to us and the beasts of the field, it is something appertaining to the mind." "Even a vegetable lives," Mr. Hutchins says, "and may, :for a vegetable, live well. But we should hard- ly care to be happy in any sense in which a turnip could be happy. External and bodily goods are goods, and indispensable ones. But we want them not for their own sake but for the sake of the high- est operations we cart perform, the l moral and intellectual virtues. Ac-i tivity in accordance, with these is :happiness." Continuing, the educator de- clares that "the economic and so- cial injustice of our times results from the weakness or absence of the moral and intellectual vir- tues, which, as we have seen, are interdependent." "Economic and social injustice," he adds, "does not result from lack of informa- tion, lack of natural resources, or any failure of technology. We are plentifully supplied with all three. No, the principal issue of our day is a moral and intellectual one. The great problems of la- bor, capital, the Constitution, the judiciary, communism, fascism, war and peace revolved around fundamental questions which every student ought to face in- telligently, questions affecting the ends of economic activity, of or- ganized society, and of human 'l life." Fatal to Youth At St. Vincent, Ark. St. Vincent, Ark.--Funeral serv- ices for Edward Sponer, aged I0,, who died on Sunday afternoon, May 1, after an illness of 14 months, were held at St. Mary's church on Tuesday morning at 8 o'clock with the Very Rev. Otto Loeb, pastor, celebrant of the Re- quiem High Mass. He also de- livered the eulogy. Little Edward is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Spon- er; a sister, Jeante; a brother, Charles, and many relatives. Pallbearers were Emil Sponer, Clemens Bilgisher and Adolph Bilgisher, uncles of the deceased. Arrangements were in charge of Reid's Funeral Home of Morril- ton. The bereaved parents and rela- tives wish to express their sincere thanks to their pastor, Father Loeb, and their many friends for all the kindness shown to them during the long illness and after the death of little Edward. Urges Decency Legion To Curb Evil Writing Montreal. (E).Deploring the in- fluence of movie and crime maga- zines, the boldness of advertising and indecent literature generally the Rev. Hector Daly, S. J., urged formation of a Legion of Decency to deal with this problem, speak- ing before a meeting of the Cath- olic Women's League here. ml HATS CEANED AND BLOCKED M OR RISO N HATTER 523 Main St. Phone 9976 i May Day Observed At Holy Redeemer Church, El Dorado Allsopp & Chapple Booksellers & StsUoners 307-309 Main 8tNet Call DAN DEARASAUGH For Office Supplles-..-Pb., 9612 HIMSTEDT PLUMBING & HEATING COMPANY Servhw Little Rock For More Thaa ZO YEARS AIR CONDITIONING Installation and Repairs HEATING Rellsble SatSffactory 401 W. Capitol Ph. 615S E1 Dorado. -- On Sunday after- noon, May 1, the children of the Holy Redeemer church, E1 Dorado, marched in the annual procession i to crown the Blessed Virgin Queen of the May. The procession was led by the Rev. Thomas Walshe and the altar boys. Little Miss Betty Frances Pitre crowned the Blessed Virgin and was assisted by Juanita Landry and Rose Catherine Rasbach. Ann Carolyn Lehigh presented the symbol of purity, the lily, and Mary Ellen Horton carried the red rose, the symbol of love. The Act of Consecration was read by Florence Lewis Philips. Benedic- tion of the Most Blessed Sacra- ment immediately followed. Oholr Members Entertained Members of the choir of the Holy Redeemer church were en- tertained with a beautifully ap- pointed dinner by the Rev. Thes. F. Walshe, pastor, at the commun- ity hall on Berry avenue on Thursday night. The table was effectively decor- ated with roses and ferns and was centered with a large silver bowl of red roses and shasta daisies, lanked by four silver candela- bra. Corsages of gladiolus and sweetpeas and boutonnieres of the same flowers marked the places for the guests. A program of music followed the dinner. OLD SHOES MADE NEW! 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Blascke of Hot Springs, announcing her inability to attend this meeting was re- ceived with regrets. Interesting talks were made by Very Rev. Msgr. A. G. Haering- er, pastor, welcoming the visitors, by Rev. J. J. Mulligan of New- port, outlining the proposed work in the Diocese, a resume of the study club project as it is suc- cessfully conducted in Engelberg, by Rev. H. Nix, and an address by Rev. J. W. Kordsmeier, Spir- itual Director of District 8. Preceding the opening of the business routine the assembly en- joyed the tender old favorite, "Mother Machree," as sung by Mrs. W. A. DeClerk, accompanied by Miss Nora Martin, pianist. Miss Martin accompanied "America" and "Mother Dearest, Mother Fair- est," as sung by the assembly. At the close of the meeting the entire group stood to wish Mrs. Fairhead "Bon Voyage" when she sails for Budapest to attend the International Eucharistic Con- gress. The next meeting will be held in Newport in November, the date being open.M. Mondy. Deplores Display Of Swastika On Holy Cross Feast Vatican City. (E}.---Speaking at Castelgandotfo on a day when the Eternal City was bedecked with swastikas to honor the visit of Reichsfuehrer AdoLf Hitler, Hls Holiness Pope Plus XI yesterday deplored the fact that in Rome, on a day dedicated to the Holy Cross, it was not found inconvenient to raise up another cross "which is not the Cross of Christ." His Holiness was addressing a group of newly-married couples whom he had received in audience. He made this reference in drawing their attention to "the many sad things that happen far and near." He recommended to the newly- married couples fidelity to the Christian life, and urged them to pray that the mercy of God, which from the beginning was extend- ed even to His crucifiers, may be extended fully to all, "to us as well, who above all have need of it." 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