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v.. :._=: =::..=.. ::..  ....  :. ........................... THE GUARDIAN. SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1920. i i tsoff&apos;l. ,l., , And men shall dream f mightier deeds DIOCESAN NOTES ., I.zUtt1[IUIA.. Than ever have been done before: i " /I ..... I There always shall be human needs ety acuvtues [For men to work and struggle Ton" FORT SMITH. [ M.P.M. ...... St. Boniface Church C, hoir Goes COUNCIL No. 812. CATHOLIC SURVEY AItus. ;  OF RURAL COMMUNITIES Eighteen la(Hes and gentlemen, 101FICIAL NOTES. members of St. Boniface .Church choir, ! to (By N. C.,W. C. News Service.) 'together with their pastor, Rev. P.: Perience Meeting. Portland, Ore., May 17.--What is Basil, made theil annual excursion be almost like bringing be the first comprehensive survey ofllast Saturday to Altus, Ark. The Newcastle" to tell of the Catholic educational conditions in the]weather was somewhat wet and cold, ieeting of Tuesday night, rural communities 'of the United but the spirit of enthusiasm ran high IS.such a large crowd such States will be presented in a paper[an(i warm, to exchange city life for which Rev. Father Edwin V. O'Hara three recreation days with the fresh ldbe for the most part sec- of the Portland Cathedral will read and balmy air on the lofty heights of i 0 we will pass it by with before tim National Catholic Educa- St. Mary's Church and parish of Altus. 0ur sympathy to the few :tonal Association in New York on Two purposes ,nderlied this excursion. ! who missed the treat of June 28. One to reward and encourage our choir ': To obtain information  regarding for their noble church singing, and the for the meeting was one I Catholic activities and needs in rural other to make a visit to that church irgest in our history. The sections Father O'Hara has sent a which stands almost alone in beauty d smoker served to put questionnaire to each of several hun- and location in our state. The Rev. g touches" to one .of the dred pastors in such localities. The Pastor, P. Placidus, and his faithful i iabt sessions held in many questionnaire seeks to disclose how flock are hereby thanked for the royal i regular religious training ,.can be reception and hospitality the singers !i! orker to Ne Field. superadded to secular education in have reeeived at their hands. St. th much regret we bade country districts; how Catholic papers Boniface choir, jointly with St. Mary's :ii Bro. Gee. F. Young, and literature may be disseminated choir of Altus, sang Gruber's melo- for our local Evening in those communities; how the educa-dious Jubilee Mass, while Hartman's i' Young, .who has been tional facililfies of the cites may be Cathedral orchestra, coming from [;aillee February 1, has clone extended to rural Catlaolcs and how Hartman for the same purpose, ac- l'k in connection with es- Catholic teachers in the public schools companied the singers with their er- Otic K. of C. Evening School may be recruited to conduct summer chestra. After May Devotion in the fter- it is with regret on our classes in the country. him up to take charge i ., S noon the whole parish of Altus repair- ork in Birmingham, Ala. IBRIFLH NUNS OBSERVE ed to the school hall, where the vis- It, amember of Shenandoah THEIR 500TH ANNIVERSARY iting g`uests from Fort Smith enter- tained the loyal hosts with some pretty [0 618 of Pennsyh, ania, an( (By N. C. W. C. News Selwice:) songs. "The Blue Danube" made a obliged to leave the same evening, but not before partaking bf a sumptuous Italian luncheon prepared by the ladies. Nothing had marred the beauty and t serenity of the day--truly the Holy to i Spirit "rested about little Tonti--but midnight had not yet struck, and the old saying "There is nothing perfect under the sun" was to be proven once more. The rising wind warned the inhabitants to expect a s%orm, nor had they long to wait. Lurid streaks of lightning and peals of thunder aroused even the most weary, and suddenly the ringing of the church bells and the glare of an unusual light summoned those more fortunate an their neigh- bor to help in the hour of distress. The barn of Mr. A. Piazza had been struck by lightning, but even as all had answered the call to make ready for the coming of the Bishop, sonow no one deserted their friend. The alertness and energy of the men, as well as the downpour of rain, prvvent- ed any other loss Vhan that of the barn, for which a hearty Dee Gratias was uttered. Thursday evening, April 29th, the school children gave their class,pro- gram. Owing to the expected visit of the Right Rev. Bishop-it was neces- sary to anticipate, and have the pro- gram several days previous to what had been planned, but the little ones did very well ,notwithstanding the fact that they had been taken somewhat by surprise. It would be impossible to mention any one in particular, as each indi- vidual pulJil did his part well and each the faithful who had come to be pres- ent at the solemn services and to re- ceive their Bishop's blessing. Communion Mass. t At 7 o'clock His Lordghip celebrated Mas., in the parish church, during which every member of the congrega- tion, including the Confirmation, re- ceived Holy Communion from their Bishop's hands The visiting clergy-- Rev. Fathers Wernke and Kordsmier-- celebrated their Masses in the Con- vent chapel. Confirmatiol Ceremony. At. 9 o'clock His Lordship began services. As the church bells pealed forth, the confirmation class marched from the Academy and preceded the procession formed by the Acolytes and clergy, who escorted the Right Rev. Bishop from the parochial residence 'o the church, which was beautifully decora'ted for lhis auspicious occasion, and presented a very lovely scene. The Sanctuary with its myriad lights, greens and flowers, the large eongre- g'ation kneeling with heads bowed, reverently waiting to receive their Bishop's blessing. Excellent Music. On reaching the Sanctuary His Lordship ascemled the throne and High Mass, Coram Episcopo, was then celebrated by Very Rev. A. P. Galla- g'her, pastor of St. Agnes Chureh. During the entire services the choir  rendered excellent music. Holy Mass being" ended, His Lord- ship, in full robes, began the Episco- l:al Visitation ,and in a beautifully i 'oucifing discourse explained tht cere- PAGE TItREE I ii ii TEXAS. Corpus Christi. The Right Rev. Paul J. Nussbaum, C. P., D. D., Bishop of Corpus Christi, has cabled from Rome that the Holy I,'ather has accepted his resignation as Bishop of Corpus Christi. He has been nominated titular ' Bishop of Cerasa. Until his successor is ap- pointed, 'he 1 will continue to care for the Diocese of Corpus Christi through his Vicar General, the Very Rev. Tim- othy Fitzpatrick, C. P. His Lordship has never fully recovered from a rail- .. "  ' s" ".. .. 1 Tilden. Thc local hurch, built in 1884, and damaged in a storm last September, i. to be rebuilt as soon as funds are real- ized from a drive now in progress. bout $2,000 has already been col- lected. Amarillo. The chureh, recently built here for the use of the Mexicans, was dedicated last Sunday by the Rt. Rev. Jos. P. Lynch, D. D., Bishop of Dallas. In the afternoon the Sacrament o Con- hrmation was administered. Fredericksburg. I The ladies section of the Staatsver- bind has become'independen of the men's section, and will be known as the Catholie Women's Union of +.he Unitel States of North America, Section "texas. Very Rev. Dean Gerlach was l unanimously elected spiritual director. a matter of considerable <that Council that one of its  proved so an valuable [ae great educational work aged in at present. B. ho has charge of the :il department, will succeed ,  .... i 8iek Brothers. Plymouth, May 10.--The Bridgettine Nuns of Syon Abbey, Chudleigh, have just celebrated the 500th anniversary of th first professions taken in thei community. These nuns trace back their spiritaui ancestry to the ancient days when England was a Catholic country', and they preserve an un- broken tradition from that time, an ,yl} [:e q'lmore is at St. Vineent's after a successful opera- r sh him a speedy recov- [. he will son be able to L!r in our Little University  :We are glad to say that blUllen is improving and [?ve::  visitors 1 At the time of the dissolution of the religious houses the Brigettines Visitors. ;rear pleasure to see our possessed a magnificent house at Ile- , (2. Coughlin, Ft. smith worth. When they were driven out }96, at our meeting Tues- by Hem'y VIII, the nuns took with them the capital of aearved column, honor claimed by flu other religious community in this country. In 1408 the fii'st Bridgettine monks came to England from the celebrated Monastery of Wadstena in Sweden, to make the first foundation of their Order. specially good hit. Two speeches were made, one by Rev. P. Basil on "History of the Churdh Song," and "History of Church Music" The oth- er by Mr. F. W. Oberste of Hartman (a great admirer of singing and music) on the modus vivendi of the church choir. Both speakers wished to encourage the young" people, gifted with good voice, to use that splendid talent in God's honor for church sing- ing and church choir JONESBORO. At the 8 a. m. Mass last Saturday, the Feast of e Apparition of St. Michael, the Archangel, the following twenty-three happy little children re- ceived their first Holy Communion at St. Roman's Church: Mildred Bailey, Marguerite Brady, in tma received hearty applause from the parents and friends who crowded the school hall. The following was the program presented: 1. Vacation Song--Ohods .... School 9 Broomsick Brigade ........ ...... Boys of Primary Grades 3. "E. Z. March" .............. E. Verucchi, N. Montegani, L. Pozza. 4. "The Violet Seliers"-=-A ! Pla.v. Act I, Scene I. Dramatic Personae. Cesare .......... 2___E. Verucchi Nanna, Bice--His foster sisters. ............ A. Taldo, C. Brunetti Nita, mother of Nanna and Bice. .................... F. Ahlstrand Old Lady ............ I. Brunetti 1st Young Lady .... N. Montegani 2d Young Lady .......... L. Pozza Old Woman .......... J. Forainel mony to be perfmTned and the neces- sity of prayers for our dead. Bishop Speaks. Addressing the congregation in gen-iThis section has a total membership oral, the Right Rev. Bishop impressed Iof 800. upon all the great evil of ignorance t San Antonio. regarding the teachings of our Holy l The solemn.blessing and the laying Faith, and expressed an earnest wish of the cornerstone of the new college Lhat all .,-lhould avail themselves of the buihling of Olr Lady of tie Lake wa:'. opportunity to become instmacted by reading Catholic literature, especially eur Diocesan paper, "The Guardian." Before administering Confirmation His Lordship spoke to the children in earnest, fatherly terms, questioning them on the great events of the day. After the confirming of the class ot 33, His Lordship, the visiting clergy and the pastor were entertained at luncheon by the Sisters of Mercy. Auto Trip. At 3 p. m. His Lordship, with the performed by the Rt. Rev. A. J. Dros- saerts, D. D., Bishop of San Antonio. OKLAHOMA. Guthrie. In a three-day drive the congrega- tion of St. Mary's Church realized 845,000 for the erection of a new church. At the jubilee meeting after the drive, the Rt. Rev.-Bishop Meer- schaert, D. D., presided. The Sisters of St. Joseph's Convent and College for Girls also plan to build SVne of our most enthu- lera When a member of our and this they have carried with them Frieda Cheat, Mildred Englehart, Princess Margherita___T. Morsani Rev. Fathers, left Menu for Hot a $50,000 addition to their college this :i ar only regret is that his in their 'anderings in different parts Laura Hopkins, Meridith ,Khn'. , Cath- Nurse ............. L. Ardemagni Springs, going by automobile through year far between, of Europ.e, holding it still in their arine Leonard, Frances O Bnen, Mary Two Little Princeshes ........... a very lovely country and having most Oklahoma City. [[fight Moore of Pine Bluff possession. The column, of which the Agnes Okle, Dorothy Riga, Mary _i ....... J. Ceola and V. Bandino delightful weather during the entire A class of 160 candidates was re- i!0 is always a welcome capital is preserved, was that which Stack, Carl Bauer, Wm. Bauer, Orin Two Ragged Children ........ I trip of 165 miles, cently initiated into the fourth de- also. with us. While he supported the quartered body of the Becker, Robe% Davidson, Bernard _2, ...... V. Fiori and A. Bandino The day was a most happy one and tree of the Knights of Columbus, and number of 01d friends Blessed Richard Reynolds, called the Havey, C. Ambrose Hater, Lawrence 5. Wave Song ................. will be long remembered by the con- a class of twenty-two received the first ea!ly believe he is one l!aular Knights among albers. Bro. Allen, who elena, Montana, made his !: )' Angel of Syon, a Confessor for the Head, James H. Jones, W. Leo Leh- _ ....... Girfls of Primary Grades gregation of St. Agnes parish. The three degrees. A banquet and then a Faith, who was hanged and quartered meister, Francis Mathias, Francis 6. Act I, Scene II. following formed the Confi,mation formal ball concluded the day's activi- at Tyburn. The capital was carried Murray, Henry Riga 7. Piano Solo ..... Lucy Ordemagni class and were sponsored by Mesdames ties. by the nuns in their exile to Termonde Little Paul Hopkins, the son of Mr. 8. "Rock-a-bye Lady"--Recitation. F. Christian and J. Robert and Messrs. ':;: ci " " ' "" " '" " : " a "s ' . ......... 1" -" .... , . . : -?olZ)INS. i  :r C::n ld:ntdhihigsde n Moch/:?dR::'enZUli:bo:ee'annt:fr ?:dgMd:aiJly PreH:Pek: ' h t :ftr -9. "Beautif G rlSa;'LPlm;)IGl_:es M. MartlChild:lJ :o:;:egd n ,, 1o,, Y - many centuries once again to Eng- months of severe suffering ' Boys of Intermediate Gradeg ......... -': ...... [he Rev. G. C. VanGocthen of No- I "raWest "wa nne of the ....  . ..' ...... - ...... toniil'malon- tmss--v, auu u. .  .. .  *'" -- "  l'md a A VlCqUAID I10 Act II, Scene I ..... ; , , gales, who serves or more nan wvo [/.; ' lllg ev *-  -**ho eve- " " "' " I " ' triener, xalpn awar( t, rlener, .... . ..... . [- "Le " ears on %he Mexican oo]aer wlcn ne II. under and Jennie Di --Vo ,, " Christine Elizabeth Swift, Malcolm Y : "' " i"I.,,, ,, THE GREGORIAN CONGRESS. IONTITOWN. eal Duet__F. Verucchi and L.  - at...,-^., r^,  .... ,,, troops as a Knight chaplain, and later ift b University. ]   Ardemagni ..... ? .... " .7":':'- in 'France, has been cited by Colonel ' : aost .ec innovations " . " t, rances lvlarle rlener, un Mary . ,, . . h:-,  ent _. ./ (By N C W C News Service ) i Gala Day on Bmhop's Vst. [12 Act II, Scene II ............  .,iao, 4,rrv George C Rmkard for untiring ener- "nment . Chair o:[ ....  ,, " , " , rlammomb l%ouer ouS ...... r, ..a.. . . . lt of a When ou come to the end of a 1 '.4 Le l ] t e  e'  ms on the battlefield, m the billet, or :2' e  ........ :-'-'-d o / New York, May 17.--The Interna-[ y .  [ 3.. .a 'n h D'k --Rec'tation. Philip Snider, Charles Joseph Sala- g '" ........... t t  - ,av u-  | ......  ..... ,tan Congress to be heldl Perrec uay " I Girls of Intermediate Grades ................. ._ wherever auw callea you. 'lne ca- ::' ae ' "" ne ,o,m, g,," s " , ' ..... uine  Ivanus aosepn .,'*uner, aonu t . h!ghest erotical pla ,1 .......... +a,, ....  2[ And you sit alone w,th your thought,[ 14 Piano Duet--Fay Ahlstrand and . ' _ Y ...... tmn was written over a yea," ago. :': q&t .... [in ;r. vaIICKS L,v,,,, ., *, " . . " " nose n r arson bernice 2nne Dell, ii esaefndom the most h:u t and 3, will, it is confidently antici- While the elumes ring ou t wtha carol/ Tullia Morsani. Elle BapPPta M'attingly, Elsie Agnes .... .___._._ : u uugmg w IANA ' i  thei .............. :^a]]pated, be the greatest of all such[ gay ......... /15. Act II, Scene III. Mattingly, Glenn Paul Fried, Elsie L_OUI. .  Ys, how:v:nh'f'r;, gatherings, which have become annual/  or the joy m nay has orougn:]16. Prone Solo ..... --Fay Ahlstrand Marie Morgan, Eugene Joseph Chris- ., New ueans:   ,  ,-- - " ' '  ..... , ovei since tile annearance of|Uo you nlnK wna ne enaox a rerzec 17 Ace 111 . ,. ,  ..... .._ v_..:_ --'-n " ine rev. waler u rOK, w...,. *,., i t Phcal techmque. We ho ...... Motu Pronrio of Pone Plus[ Day I Prone Trio--F. Ahlstrand L. Ard-  ....   ..... ;,, ,-P,. ooilia has been appointed Prowncml of the ii[ ,-. eve, the poscmbed .... ,.,, ...... . .... :- in 1903 Rome [ Can mean to a tred heart, emagm, T. Morsam. .... : .... ,a ......  x# .... oo. Redemptormts of New Orleans. He ;: l has deeply eoncened so Yh::'e thof tlng'Ag;:rheo:7:L:td:: !any occurrences connected with the In his address fihe Rev. Pastor ircaanCBitJtl:bPruhn,HAm:nL'ouA:e V:r e The invocation at he annual meet- , agrea st philsphers' op the occasion of the Congress' to visit of our venerated and loved Rght p.ralsed the efforts of the children, Koontz, Clara Monica Garich, Lenora ing of the AmeriCan M edmal Assocm- ,. . ,,u wnicn was o aply  -----s the most Reverend J B Morris * manKeo tne parents ann zeacners as ......... t on was dcliverea sy ris race,.zne ; ,u.- . . " " years ago, oelng pernap. " " .. . .... . ..... . -- Anes ,oescn, ,enora tseCllla l)lenl, ........ . . . l "" When ne saia: .- , ................. ' We are told tfnat "there is noming wen as tne younxm actors xor me par o " ...... Most Rev d W na'w, Arcnlisnop or : ae -ow -" "t had winery appreclaea puonc (lelllOllb/l.- # " "" s " but this Men each ..... r" t" l" r of Frances v, onica lkllCg. _  , " ' " W p ertne gn ,. , h, *-cient and vet always pemect unaer ne .un, - . nan azen owa a ne we za e New oneans. " n music of the Church which day in Tont was very nearly so. he the school, and expressed hm hopes ...... o t,D ............ Mauriceviile.- ,, morner , , oatvmt .u,,lhJl AT IWASDA as others see us. has as yet been given, morning broke beautifully--weather and wishes ghat conditions regarding " The new bell, recently purchased at back and find similar conditions were all that cauld be de- educational facilities Would improve yearly, more and more. He advised the board of direetors and all who the great men back all of which methods of study- This is now, however, for it is now possible as others see you, or, i.hear your own bio- tattle University on 'ou ever stop thing this priceless. This statement far-reaching pea- Were common to the the geenrally ac- proceeding, why we for offices of Would know a man's' as it is we only Often when it is too s any good. Don't coming around by Who are at present s, and who are not the trend of the and join those EVIL COMPANY." " sired, and parishioners, one and all, vied with each other in making'it a ! You have your comfort and joy; gala day--decoratingappropriatelythe refuse to be robbed of them. Why, if church and school grounds. Within you were in a room and you saw a certain number of gentlemen of a sus- picious character, and you had your watch with you, you would not feel it necessary to stop and see whether they were able to extract your watch from you, but you would say to your- serf, "No, I am best out of this com- pany." We are safest out of the society those Whose great object it is to rob of our faith. "['HE WILL TO WIN. Resolutions are not everything; but certainly they are worth much. There is a great difference between a man who has made a resolution and a man who has made none. the church the Sisters made ready-- umerous candles and a profusion of snowballs transforming the sanctuary into a place of beauty. At 2 o'clock, the time appointed for his Lordship's arrival, all were in read- iness to form the procession, conduct- ing the distinguished guest to the church. "Our Boys" who had repre- of sented the Tonti parish in the World us War and its camps, came first, then followed the "Children of Mary," the "St. Joseph's Society" and the "Holy Rosary Society," with their respective banners. The confiTnation class and servers immediately preceded the canopy, under which walked the Bishop and clergy . After the usual ceremonies of Visi- tation and the prayers for the deceased of the parish, His Lordship addressed The one has, for a momen at least, realized the beauty of goodness and the people both in Italian and English. is in a smoker University next of somebodywe yet, but it may and see. Week: ll he on earth them to d O , to show their lroblems new. a right and has loved it and has set it He spoke of the greatness of the up on a pedestal in his heart. The Italians in gone by ages, of the great other has never worshipped at the and holy rulers of the Church---of shrine of duty. The one was weak in Ilalian birth--and of their eminent action perhaps--the other never even artists and writers, and exhorted them had the idea of right and shrank at to emulate their ancestors, not only in the very thought of goodness, their greatness, but also in their.piety. The administering of Confirmation I wonder what cottn gin could have to the class of' thirty-four concluded tasted like ? ' the'ceremonies and in the 0rder t had I guess it was the kind that left come, the procession wended its way the woolly taste in your mouth, back to the rectory. His Lordship was were interested in the school to make efforts to enlarge their entertainment hall, for many were unable to gain an entrance to witness the program given by the children, the accommodations for seating room being too limited. Since his coming to Tonti, last Oc- tober, Rev. Father Fuerst has taken much interest in the school and for- warded every movement for progress in his power. St. Joseph's Academy Alumnae Honor a cost of $1,000, was blessed by the Laborious and Devoted Teacher. Rt. Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D. D,, On Sunday, May 2d, the Alumnae of Bishop of Lafayette. St. Joseph's Academy.very delight t fully entertained with a large recep- ;ion in honor of the Silver Jubilee of Sister Mary Catharine Dearly, who, for sixteen years of her religious life, was a laborious and devoted member of the faculty of St. Joseph's Acad- emy. Sister Catharine Present. Owing to the fact that the Verier- council recently. able Jubilarian is now at St. Anne's Preparations for the carrying out of Carensco. Rev. Father Grimaud, wh( has been here for twenty-one years, left ast week for France on account of mor health. He wa presented wih beautiful cane. i Opelousas. A class of over eighty was initiated into fhe Knights of Columbus local MENA. Academy, Fort Smith, the Sisters and her former pupils here were denied St. Agnes' Parish Shows Great Rev- the extreme pleasure of participating trance on Occasion of the Episcopal in the Jubilee celebrations held there Visitation--Silver Jubilee of on April 26th, but the congratulations Sister Mary Catharine: and good wishes of all were conveyed to her by the Sisters who represented In the early hours of Tuesday morn- the school on that occasion; and while ing, May 4th, after a long and re- the Alumnae made plans for a special some journey from Northwestern Ark- I celebration, the Sisters invited Siste ansas, our Right Rev. Bishop, accom-IMary Catharine to be their guest dur- panied by his secretary, Rev. H. H. ling the following week-end ,thus af- Wernke, "reached MenU, where Ver fording an opportunity for the fitting Rev. Father Gallagher, the pastor, celebration of the auspicious event, with Father Kordsmier of Fort Smith amid the scenes and amongst the many met the Episcopal party and conducted friends of former years. His LordShip by automobile to the parochial residence. The day dawned bright and'teauti- !ful and before the sn had advanced very far on his course t cr0w.,?f,,peq- pie ere seen going" churci-wards while severa| vehicles coming from outlying districts brought numbers of the progrb.m for the Louisiana State Convention of the Knights of Colum- bus, which is to be held here, are fin- ished. G. F. X. S. ARCHBISHOPOF ROUEN IS HIGHLY HONORED Legion of Honor Conferred by Presi- dent of France. (N. C. W. C. Special Cable.) Paris, May 17.--President Deschanel personally conferred the Legion of Honor on Archbishop Dubois of Rouen last week. The ceremony took place Sodality Communion. in the Elysee. President Oesehanel On Sunday at the early Mass the thanked Archbishop Dubois for the Alumnae, the Sodality and the school service rendered during recfit mission children attended in a body, and all Ite Orient. i received Holy Communion for the Ven- I  : - " ='- erable Jubilarian' Throughodt the ] An, outlaw strike is a, two.edged swoa u ne eener eage s rowara forenoon several old friends who could I ' " (Continued on page 6 ) the strikers themsetves. t%