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/I: / i " PAGE SIX iii SUBIACO ALUMNI ASSOCIATION To Meet May 22-23. The Eleventh Annual Reunion of the Subiaco Alumni Association will take place at Subiaco College Tues. day and Wednesday, May 22and 23. Everything is in readiness at the Col- lege for the "Home-coming" and a worthy entertainment of the alumni. Ltue to the tireless efforts of Mr. F. Seber, president of the Association, I;resent indications point to an unu.s,u- al attendance. The meeting will open with a Sol- emn tIigb Mass Tuesday morning at eight o&apos;clock, after which the initia- tion of new members will take place, and at noon the Alumni banquet wil! be held. The afternoon hours will be devoted to the first business meet- ing. In the evening at 8:15 the St. Edward.: Dramatic Club Of St. Ed- ward' Par'sh, Little Rock, especially engaged for the occasion, will pre- sent the tlree-act comedy "When Smith Stepped Out." On the following morning, May 23, the second business meeting will be held at which the election and instalation of new officers will take place. For the afternoon umni and College teams has been the annual ball game between the Al- umni College teams has been sched- uled. NINE OF ONE FAMILY RECEIVE COMMUNION without th'e altar boys, passed down the aisle and this was the conclusion of the ceremonies. HOT SPRINGS A number of priests from the North and East have been staying at St. Joseph's. Father Mueller of St. Louis, and Fathers Vollmer and Wat- son, Redemptorists ,of New York, are still here. Monsignor Noll of "The Sunday Visitor," who left last week, was the recipient of attentions during his stay. He addressed the Rotary Club at a public dinner, and the La- dies of America at a picnic. Monsignor Tobin is also registered amongst those ho are taking the Baths. ATKINS School Closing The Catholic school at Atkins was closed on the sixth of May. Four pu- pils were graduated. They were John Ehemann, Theresia Maus, Cecilia Nahlen and Josephine Schneider. The graduation was in the morning after High Mass. In the morning at seven o'clock the school closing exercises took place. The program was carried out by the Fifth and Sixth grades in chorus work; a dialogue by Josephine and Henry Baumann; parts by fourteen boys, and the little folks in a cute dialogue. Farce, by three girls. Poems. By Catherine Kernsten AT HE SAME MASS ands Patriotic Drama, '"]?he Spy at St. Agnes'," by the children. Texarkana Family Features Unique Event at the Altar Rail in St. Ed- ward's Church. St. Edward's parish, Texarkana, Ark., has reason to boast of its Ca(h: olicity along many angles of activity, and has given recent proof of its spir- it and generosity in the completion of its splendid parish plant, but last Sun- day morning it was witness of an event seldom, if ever, duplicated in an Arkansas parish, and we may go fur- ther and seek it in most any parish of the country. Nine members of one family, at the same Mass, approach- ing the sanctuary and at the rail re- ceiving Hply Communion. Unique and unusual and well be- speaks the Staunch and healthy faith and practices of the family of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Galvin, who, with th sir seven children, gave to the community such an edifying example on last Sun- day. TE0000%RK00INA Solemn First Communion A large congregation witnessed cer- emonies of unusual beauty and im- pressiveness last Sunday morning when a class of Providence Academy pupils received First Solemn Commu- nion from the hands of the devoted pastor, Reverend Doctor, Clarendon, the celebrant of the Klgh Mass. The inspiring music of the splendid new pipe organ announced the ap- proach of the ProCessional; sixteen altar bpys, in rich cream serge cas- socks finished in crimson and gold, ten young girls robed in pure white, with long flowing veils and wreaths of lovely white blossoms, six of whom were lily bearers, and each of these six carried a single lily, emblem of purity; the other four were taper hearers, each of whom carried a taper, symbolic of faith; then came the com- municants, themselves, followed by the cebrant of the Mass, just after the priest entered the sanctuary, the Mass was celebrated and the able ad-. ult choir did justice to the occasion. Before the communion Doctor Clar- endon addressed the communicants in sweet and tender words that touched the hearts of the little ones and en- abled them to realize more fully the great privilege that was so soon to be theirs, that of receiving and enter: raining their God in their young hearts. Impressive Ceremony But how shall we describe the com- munion itself or the unique way that the ceremonies were carried out ? The sanctuary beautified with potted plants and baskets of roses, the al- tars all aglow with lights and flow- ers, the white robed lily bearers on e{ther siffe, the celebrant in rich vest- rnents holding the golden chalice that contained the Bread of Life, the altar boys holding the communion cloth, while the little girls, with lighted ta- pers in hand, led the communicants to and from the altar. Indeed, it was an impressive sight. Then when the communicants had returned to their respective places the lily bearers, ta- per bearers and altar boys received communion in the sanctuary and the Knights of Columbus in'a body came forward to the marble altar rail where they, too, received the sacred Hos" After the mass the pastor recited the usual prayere with the communion Morrilton was represented by Rev. Father Goeble, Ml:. Will Drilling, Mr. Henry Drilling, Mr. Alex Welter and Mr. John Kordmeyer. BALD KNOB Better RoadsNew Oepot The local Chamber of Commerce has billed the town for the Lone Star Route good roads party that will be in Bald Knob and other White Coun- ty towns this week. The citizens of White County are anxious to have this route completed as they realize that a good road bearing a leavy tourist traffic is the best advertisement any county can have and as the White County section of the route is al- ready constructed and in use all are strong for the filling in of the re- maining gap. Quite a party if people interested in better roads is expected here Tues- day and an effort will be made to have a good turnout to welcome them. Information has been received here that the new Mssouri Pacific depot will be in the course of construction by June 15, 1923. The citizens who in- terested themselves in this depot matter about three years ago are to be commended for their persistence in the matter, as the state railroad com- mission was not inclined to order the depot built during the period of defla- tion and stress under which all busi- ness suffered, the blue prints and specifications show that the town wil/ be rewarded with the building of the best station house between Little Rock and Poplar Bluff. According to present plans the new station will be erected west of the present one, close to the junction of the Memphis branch and main line to St. Louis, thus placing the new church, Our Lady Queen of Peace within three blocks of the traffic cen- ter and travel convenience. The heavy rains of this week put a crimp in the strawberry shipments, and will take from 1923 its record as the banner year. The activities of some of the radical fraternities have kept hundreds of pickers from the local field, ,espite the increased prices offered by the berry marketers. PINE BLUFF Talk on Edueaton In the Pine Bluff notes last week which gave an eount of the  enter- tainment and luncheon, given by the Juniors and Sophomores to the five graduates Of Annunciation Academy, the writer neglected to mention the talk Father Tynin gave the young ladies. He stressed, in very choice language the 'importance of an edu- cation. The rich rewards of mental culture, he said, "enlarged and exalted the whole being; the, scope of view is widened; the objects of interest are increased; the subjects of thought are multiplied; life is more filled, with emotion, and the man is raised in the scale of creation. "By gaining a good education you shall have your reward in the rich stores of knowledge you have thus collected, and which shall ever be at your command, more valuable than earthly treasures, friends may forsake you, banks may fail, riches flee, health desert you, but the intellectual investments you ,have ramie thus will bepermanent and enduring. and the processional, this time A bank whose dividends are perpet- THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, MAY 19, 1923 ual, whose wealth is undiminished last Friday and was buried last Sat- however frequent the drafts upon it; i urday at Calvary cemeteiy; Rev. Fa- which though moth may impair, yet (her Strasner officiating. thieves cannot break through and steal." The Sisters and the girls hung upon his words which were timely and beautiful. Rehearsing Play un- The boarders of the Academy, der the able direction of the Sisters, I are rehearsing a play which they in- tend to present the th of June, the proceeds to be given to the new church fund. The title of the play, "By Way of the Secret Passage," sounds very mysterious, and interest- ing and we are sure a treat is in store for all those who attend. The dance, given by the l,ucey Bridge Club, Monday evening at the' Elks Club, was in every particular the greatest success of any ever be- fore attempted by the Catholic ladies. Though a terrible storm raged the en- tire evening the dancers danced mer- rily on to the strains of Phil Baxters' orchestra. Phil Baxter is the Prince of Jazzers, and his music never fails to draw a large crowd. While at this writing the tickets are not all in and it is impossible to give the exact amount realized, tle ladies are confi- (lent something over $300 will be hdd- ed to the organ fund, which is a won- derful sum, when the weather and other circumstances Were taken into consideration. Children of Mary The Children of Mary, a society composed of the young ladies and girls of the parish, met in the par- lors of the Academy Wednesday even- ing and elected officers for the en- suing year. Miss Rose Syvester, sits in the president's chair, while Miss Eugenia Minoret, acts as vice presi- dent, with Miss Ella May Hill treas- urer, and Lenore Cady secretary. The object of the society is to foster love for the Blessed Virgin and to build up the moral and religious spirit of the members. The meetings are always held in the Academy with the Sisters who direct and encourage the young people in every way possible. Statue of St. Vincent The Sisters of the Academy are re- joicing over a beautiful new statue ol St. Vincent, the patron saint of the Sisters of Charity. Sister Emeren- ture presented the gift, and it was placdd in the convent Chapel. This will be Sister's last gift to her co-workers. as she expects to leave Pine Bluff in June for her okt home in Yazoo City, I Miss., and will not return to Pine J Bluff. The congregation and friends of all creeds and no creed, will be sorry to see her go. She has been the center of all school activity for six years; she is truly a mother to the sisters and her intimate friends, all who know Sister Emerenture love her and her place will be hard to fill. Mrs. C. H. Ragon, entertained 24 ladies at BridgeThursday afternoon. A delicious luncheon was served, and the high score was made by Mrs. Hugh Rylnd. JONESBORO Sodality Gives Supper The Young People's Sodality of St. Roman's church gave a box supper party last Wednesday. It was the most successful event, both from a so- cial and financial stand, ever given by the young people. Mr. B. B. Chiles was auctioneer, and a neat sum was realized. School Girl' Club At the annual election of officers for the Girls' Club, Theodora 1Yletz was made captain and Elizabeth Mur- ray, treasurer. There was a hike to the country last week and the girls had an enjoyable time. Boys' Club In Europe Miss Anna Stichnothe yesterday re- ceived a wireless message from her ther, A. Stichnotche, and sister, Miss Sophia Stichnotche, who are spending the summer in Lurope. They are en- joying fine health and having a de- lightful stay abroad, being at Han- over, Germany, now. This is the old, home of Mr. Stichnotche, who left there 45 years ago. Miss Anna Stich- natche left last night for St. Louis to spend the summer. St. Bernard's Thankful St. Bernard's is an.ious to express the sincerest thanks and highest ap- preciation of the help given the insti- tution on ttospital Day. The tagging realized $843.88. Special thanks to all these who so kimlly assisted in mak- ing Hospital Day a success. Miss Patricia Fa!k entertained the Weeldy Bridge Club and two extra tables of guests last evening in her home on South Main Street. Spring flowers adorned the rooms. Mrs. J. B. McCracken of Vine Grove, Ky., has returned to her home after a pleasant visit of several weeks with her son, Dr. Charles Mc- Cracken and family on West Wash- ington Avenue. Mr. and Mrs. James F. Sloan of Black Rock are the guests -'of his mother, Attorney Eugene Slban, and family, on West Washington avenue. Miss Marion Mason lcft last even- ing for St. Louis, where she will visit friends several (lays and attend the Alumni Banquet at Sacred Heart Con- vent. Miss Mason is a graduate of Sacred Heart Convent. r00NA Father Gallagher was host to St. Agnes' choir and altar boys last Thursday. The party picnicked at the Scouts' camp on Rock Creek and re- port a most pleasant day. Mrs. C. L. Kipp and little son, Dean, have returned to their home at Man- hattan, Kan., after several weeks' vis- it with Mena relatives and friends. Spencer Gallagher came down from Ft. Smith and spent Sunday, 6th, with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Gal- lagher, on Tenth street. Mr. Gallag- her expects to resume, at an early date, his work as traveling salesman for the Iron Clad Hosiery Co., which was interrupted by sickness several weeks" ago. Philip Connell, of Ft. Smith, was greeting Mena friends Friday. Mrs. Fred Thinnes of Shawnee, Okla., accompanied by ,her sister, Miss Anna Robert, arrived in Mena last Wednesday, having stopped en route for a short visit with their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. M. Martiny, of Memphis, Tenn. Mrs. Thinnes will return to Shawnee in a few days. Miss Anna has been absent from home sev- eral months, and her friends are glad to see her back again. Ascension I3ay Celebrations High Mass on Ascension Thursday was celebrated at seven o'clock by Very Rev': Dean Gallagher. Benedic- tion of the Most Blessed Sacrament was given immediately afterward. Li- lies, roses and a wealth of spring blossoms were used to decorhte the altars, that of the Blessed Virgin, in honor of our Queen of May, being es- pecially lovely. After the services were over quite a number of the congregation took advantage of the beautiful spring weather, by spending the day in the open. The pupils of St. Joseph's Academy, chaperoned by several old- er friends, hiked to Osborne's bridge west of Mena, where they lunched and had a good time generally. The party L ............................ , returned late in the afternoon, tired as vlOx]oay .axernoon ne uy club held their track-meet on the lbut happy and laden witha variety of pretty wild flowers school grounds, making remarkable I " . records in the several events. Ascen- ------- sion Thursday the ball team played I HELENA the Pocahontas boys, who now out-[ witt a score of 20 to 7. J ,  " New aPrishioners St. Mary s church was the, scene of The following new parishioners have come to Jonesboro to make their home: Mr, and Mrs. Tuggle and daughter of Mobile, Ala. The daugh- ter has been enrolled in our parochial school. Mr. Sullivan, of Memphis, Tenn., who has come here to manage the new New Grape factory. Miss Lulu Rainey and Miss Anna Zitz'elbinger of Engelberg, are em- ployed at Hopkins Bakery. Mr. Boles of Little Rock, and Mr. E. Mitchell, who has opened a hotel on Cats ave. St. Roman's Auxiliary The ladies of St. Roman's auxiliary have secured a booth in the Civic League Advertising Carnival to be given the last week in May, and will sell hot ham sandwiches, coffee, cake and pie. It is hoped that enough funds will be secured in this manner to de- fray the expenses for the annual school picnic given at the end of the school year. Deaths The four day-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gammill died at noon three beautiful weddings the past month. They were Mr. Frank Bacato and Miss Nettle Bevelaque. Mr. An- gelo Madona and Miss Amelia Glorio, Mr. Fred Kalil and Miss Anna Sha- misMike WIch, a member of one of the oldest families in the parish, died of pneumonia at his country home and was buried from the church. Father J. F. Galloni of Lake Vil- lage, spent three days here last week to here the confessions of the Italian people who do not speak English. Fa- ther Galloni had a good attendance during his stay here. Altar Society At a meeting of the Altar Society, which meets the first Monday in each month, a church get-together dinner was planned for the.29th of May. A call meeting of the Society will be held on Monday 21st, to complete ar- rangements and an endeavor will be made to get the heads of all the fam- ilies in the parish to attend. S. H. S. I. The Sacred Heart School Improve- ment is a very busy organization these days. The ladies are giving a Bridge party every Friday afternoon to raise money to pay for the six hundred slides for the picture ma- chine which was a gift to the Convent by Father Beaver. The S. I. A. A. will be hostess on Saturday afternoon to an annual linen shower for the Sisters. For the past thre years they have been giving this shower the last of May and the Sisters usually re- ceive many useful and beautiful pieces of linen. Tiny Tots Entertain The Kindergarten and lower grades gave an entertainment last week and one hundred dollars was realized. This was one of the nicest entertainments ever given and the house was crowded to see the tiny tots perform. They are planning a program of the older pu- pils for May 25th. INTERESTING NOTES OF VATICAN VISIT OF KING ANi00QUEEN (N. C. W. C. Special Cable) Rome, May 14.King George and Queen Mary, of England, were for- merly received by Pope Plus XI Wed- nesday. The full royal ceremomc. prescribed for the visits of reigning soverigns of the court of the Vatican were carried out with all solemnity in connection with the visit. The ac- tion of the English soverigns was tag- en in the face of bitter critism on the part of a small Protestant faction in England. Pope's Greeting. The Pope himself greeted the King. and Queen at the entrance to the throne room, where the audience was held; and in accordance with the wish of His Holiness, the customary cere- monial kissing of the ring on presen- tation was dispensed with. Instead the pope shook hands with the visiting soverigns. At the end of the twenty- minutes private conversation,the doors were openedl and the members of the His Holiness. Unusual Scene. During their conversation, the pope visiting royal suits were presented to and the British rulers sat in chairs, arranged in a semi-circle under a canopy, the pope in the center, and the king and queen on either side. Then conversation was described as very cordial In place of the usual exchange of gifts on such occasions, the pope and the king and queen exangc.-. autographed photographs Those pre- sented by the pope were two splendid minitures in silver frames, with gold monograms. On returning the king and queen were greeted by the Canadian bishops of Nicholet and Victoria, the English Bishop Stanley, and the rectors of the English, Scotch, Canadian colleges. Boquet to Queen When they left the Vatican, they were accorded the same military hon- ors they received on entering. Near the entrance to the Vatican, a delega- tion, representing "he alumni of the English college offered the queen a bouquet of roses. Royalty Sight-Seeing. After luncheon the British rulers re- turned to St. Peter Balisilict, where they were received by Cardinal Merry del Val and representatives of the Vatican Chapter. The visited the basilica , paying particular attention to the sepulchre of the English pbpJ, Adrain IV, and to the monument to the Stuart family. Later the king and queen spent some time in the Vatican Museum and the art gallaries. When they again returned to the Villa Patri zi, they were visited by Cardinals Vannutelli, Merry Del VaI and Bisleti, representing the Sacred College of Cardinals. This visit was later returned by representatives of the sovereigns. In addition to the visit already enumerated, the king and queen also went to the Catacombs of St. Callix- (us of the Pontificial Archeological- Commission; to the Basilica of St. Clement, where they were received by Irish Dominicians; and to the Basilica of St. Paul, where they were received by the Benedictine Abbot. They also made a trip to Frascati, where they were received at the bishop's house b Cardinal Cagliero, and saw the relics of Stuart, "Cardinal of York," who was a younger brother of the Stuart Pretender, Charles III, and who en- tered religious life after the efforts of his family to regain the English throne had failed. BUST OF CHAPLAIN DUFFY (By N. C. W. C. News Service) New York, May 12.--A bust of the Rev. Francis P. Duffy, chaplain of the 165th Infantry (the old Sixty-ninth) was presented to the regiment follow- ing a review at the Sixty-ninth Regi- ment Armory. The bust is forty-two inches high and will rest on a pedestal in the armory. The presentation speech was made by Col. William J. Donovan, who brought the regiment back from France. I " [ K. Oi I;. l.l'l"rlA, ROCK couNCIL Official Ntes Regular Thi.i council held ;ng Tueesday evening last Jr, the Knights of c09 Scott Street: This citing meeting, for any of the new members present that evening and 'erify this statement. Annual Communion. Sunday, May 27th, Sunday of this month ular Communion SundaY, in t,, our regular Communion this will al.eo be our mmion Sunday. This reunion Sunday is in 'section ]62, Subdivision 2, Rules, which says that every mustn remain a practical Catholic to continue his in the Knights of ColumbUS. receive Communion that l:ody in Our Laxly of Church, Ninth and at the 7:30 o'clock member must be fil assemble in the School Hall, Ninth Streets at 7:00 o'clock, Subscription A subscription (lance next Monday evening, 9 o'clock in the Good Ninth ant! Bi.hop streetS, l<ights of Columbus Bunh cit,tion. Admission charge This dance is being praiseworthyy and that is o raise funds to Knight of Columbus city, a Home that will and monument to the Rock ..s well as to ple of this city. This .is vumerous ways of raising sary amount to realize a Lhat the Building to take advantage furnished by Al tra and a good time iS State Conventiom Grand Knight Gand Kr, ight George a report to the council Tuesday evening last, that was achievt at vention in Pine Bluff the council was evidently with them, as evidenced p]ause they received at ion of their remarks. L.C. A Thought For Bl. Fc. Enc ,reciation is one tl2ing MONSIGNOR MOONEY DIES IN New York, May sigrtor Mooney of NeW Saturday night at (red Heart Church, West Monsignor MooneY car General df the NeW cese, the director of schools and the Name socleties. He was county, Pa., in 1840, Fordham college and was Troy on June 3, 1871. Several times during hi Mooney, latterly one e priests in the archdmCes ' been elevated to a prefered to remain in .... the clergy On the fortie ' of his ordination Cardinal Farley that he had offered Mgr' office of Auxiliary York, but that the profer clined with thanks. Several times, New York sees from Rome Mooney was being when the Rt. Rev. Quigley, Bishop of Archbishop of-Chicago' In his prime he was prominent Catholic city. It was he who mon at the Hayes an AuxiliarY York. During the in the interests of it was his name all diocesan boncls, t I of food ond other by the war. Whil ill at St. last, Mgr. Mooney ,rary member of lumbus..Fordham, versifies and Mr. Maryland, conferer of LL. D. upon him. There is always between an our perception small if we are it is there.--The The root of th in texts; it lies character of Man.