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/! ...... i!:! !i!; !i : PAGE SIX THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, MAY 22, 1920. College, 004eadpm00, ]the team played with him both in the College Band ...... J [field and at the bat. The college band surpassed itself l[ in its performance upon this occasion. and Schoo SU00lATO NOTES The Glee C00ub sang well as usual C I J. Bridwell accompanied by P. Yea- LITTLE ROCK ,C_X)LLEGE Military Zeal t ger created a very favorable impres- In the many drills lately held it has been interesting to note the zeal with which both Conmany A and Company B work. There is a reason for this. The two Companies are drilling in competitive work against each other. A prize has been offered for the best drilled of the two companies. Com- pany A's members stauhchly declare that "the old company is there with the goods." The members of Co. B however, with equal boldness assert that their crowd will "walk away with the prize." Hence we cannot of- fer an opinion as to whom the reward will go. The anxiety will not con- tinue very much longer however as the decision will be reached some- time in the near future. It was an object of great care to the Commandant and Major that they might pick a prize which each mem- ber of the victorious Company can share. Yet this reward for good work must be a prize fitting for the purpose. -They at last have decided that a very attractive medal will be bestowed upon eaca Cadet in the win- nmg group. These medals are to have a suitable inscription and are certainly worth while working for. Gold Medals The Gold medals offered for the most efficient Commissioned officer, non-Com., and Private in the Battal- ion has called forth a very snappy ex- hibition of drilling by the various con. testants. Privates are racing toward the finish in great style and even now the judgment as to who is the best is puzzling The contest between the non-Corns, for their prize is, "if any- thing, tighter than is that of the Pri- vates. Not much is to be said as re- gards the Commissioned Officers as sion by the manner in which they sang the beautiful melody "And Let The Rest of the World Go By." Mr. Bridwell's soft tones blended with the wonderful alto of Yaeger's in just that combination which lends exqui- site beauty to a piece. L. Rogers, an old star, created a new mark for himself by the song "Patches" which he sang in a way that challenges admiration. Acid Test Exams Friday afternoon, May 14th, the boys in the Academic and Commercial classes were forced to face an acid test in the shape of examinations. During the month of May the Modern Languages which occupy the third hour in the afternoons are dropped owing to" the time taken up in the evenings by May Devotion. Therefore the examination was held. Each boy was forced to rise and before the whole faculty and" the entire student body answer questions which the respective professors of that particular language would fire at him with the rapidity of machine gun fire. It was a trying ordeal but it was a case of "As you have sown so shall you reap." From all appear- ances all of the boys worked hard during the year. MARYKNOLL NOTES. China First to Try Bone-dry Idea. The Chinese claim that in the elev- enth century before Christ, their Em- peror, so disgusted over iJhe preval- ence of drunkenness, ordered all the grape vines in the kingdom uprooted. The Chinese Emperor removed the cause of wine drinking. That may be the reason why the Chinese took to making intoxicating liquor out of rice. A hundred years before this bone- 'lhe Funeral of Oscor Vaught Oscar Vaught, student of Little Rock College, who was drowned last Sunday afternoon, was buried from St. Andrew's Cathedral FHday morn- ing at ten o'clock. The Solemn Requiem Mass was sung by the Rev. H. A. Heagney, President of the College. The Rev. Thos. L. Keany was Deacon and the Rev. J. P. Fisher was Subdeacon. The Rev. W. H. Aretz, was Master of Ceremonies. The Rev. H. H. Wernke and the Rev. S. J. Peoples acted as chaplains to the Bishop.  After the mass the Right Rev. Bishop spoke very tenderly of the loss of such a promising young man and told his sorrowing parents that their one and only consolation lay out- side the field of human expression and words were but a vague and clumsy expression of the inexpres- sible. He sought them to seek and, find their consolation where their son had found his joy and happiness: In God. The Right Rev. Bishop then im- parted the last absolution and the body of the young comTert college boy was borne to its last resting place in Calvary cemetery by his classmates. Company A, R. O. T. C. acted as guard of honor and escorted the re- I mains to the cemetery where they[ were interred with military honors. ] lr. and Mrs. Vaught, father and[ mother of the dead boy, and his two sisters attended the funeral. The Junior and Senior classes of Mt. St. Mary's Academy. also attended the funeral. O'Hern Literary Society CATHOLIC INTERESTS ARE SAFEGUARDED IN PALESTINE Catholic Access to the Holy Places Not to Be Interfered With. (N. C. W. C. Special Cable.) spiritual uniform twenty-one Dcsa_ioe_ ll Notes enlisting for the army of their (Continued from Page 3.) land Master, m Jeus Christ. A l excitement could be noticed to not be present at the reception calleu  [place in e hearts of those who to offer congratulations and goouq wishes for many more years. ' ized the great importance of London, May 19.--Catholic interests will be adequately safeguarded under a British mandate for Palestine, it has become known from high official au- thority here. In no circumstance will Catholic access to the Holy Places be interferred with. Diplomatic conversation between the Vatican and the British legation, i is declared, have resulted in the Holy Seo making known its full attitude regarding Catholic interests in the premises ;and in the Government giv- ing assurance that all present Catho- lic rights will be confirmed. The Vati- can, according to the infmnation, has requested that the Zionists be con- i fined within just limits. Cardinal Bourne is said to be well leased with the attitude of the Gee- element toward Schismatic and Pro- testant churches, which, because of their inability to take diplomatic ac- tion, must act for their own protection as individual bodies. Bishop Neville, Vicar Apostolic of Zanzibar, declared that the war has left him bereft of priests and has struck the whole mission movement the deadliest blow it ha encountered since the time of the French Revo- lution. The French missionaries in Zan- zibar were, for the most part, recalled to the army; and the German mis- sionaries, who carried on a very great pal of the work in many British colo- nies, mve been expelled by the Gov- ernment. Alderman John S. Gilbert, the new chairman of the London County Coun- cil, has been appointed a knight com- mander of the Order of St. Gregory by Pope Benedict in recognition of his services in the cause of Catholic edu- cation. He is the first Catholic alder- man to gain a place on the council, Recet pion. The reception given from the hours of 2 until 5 p. m. was a very delight- ful affair, during which the Very Rev. Pastor, Father Gallagher, the mem- bers of the congregation and many other friends and former pupils called to extend congratulations to Sister Mary Catharine. Musicale. At 3 o'clock a special musical pro- gram was rendered by former pupils. The auditorium was indeed lovely in its decorations of the school colors-- white an(! gold-:with touches of silver. Marking the dates of the Jubilee were silver bells suspended above the stag 9. Large pahns, ferns and cut flowers, gave a pleasant setting to the entire room. At the close of the program Miss Anna Robert, in well chosen words, presented to the Jubilarian a "Spiritual Bouquet" from the Sodality members, then Miss Mabel Lee, presi- dent of the Alumnae, stepped forward anti, in behalf of the Association, de- livered the address, in beautifully ap- propriate and touching words, with as- surances of the love and grateful ap- t i preciation of each member. She then !very gracefully presented the honored Jubilarian with a basket of silver coin with congratulations and good wishes for many more fruitful years in the service of God. Informal Chat. InfoInality now asserted its gentle sway, and for a while the pupils of "the days that were" indulged in rem- iniscent chats with their former teacher, who had been instrumental in organizing the Alumnae Associa- tion of St. Joseph's. During the l:ec-i ceiving hours delicious punch was served by the members of the Alumnae. they were about to take. did they receive the great High who proceeded through their the tastefully decorated from where he was conducted cession to the Church amid the ringing of the bells. After the ceremonies the prelate, people with holy water, wards the high altm' while the r-rag out the Ecce Sacerdos Having blessed the congreg Bishop gave a fatherly exho the faithful present on different ending with.a strong appeal in of the poor souls in second sermon touched the duties of life, after which the. mony of Confirmation took the following were made Jesus Christ: Edward Pat. Crawford, Peter Brenner, ChaHes Anthony.i ersmith, Herman Michael ham, Louis Joseph Biizningham, John Barnes, Charles Paul .lacob Pete r Ellison, Francis Funk, Mary Elizabeth Busch, Cecilit LaPrairie, Corinne Bimningham, Louise Theresia ingham, Theresia Marg. Ellison,:] garetlm Johanna Blaschke, Anna Steve, Le 9 Joseph Bernard Joseph .DeBoser, Mr. Jos. LaPrairie, Mrs. Marie McCarthy, Sarah Agnes The worthy Mr. and Mrs. E. P. acted as sponsors with Mrs. L mainville and Mr. F. G. Frazier sistants. Everything passed off the great satisfaction of Sh flock. The Church was decked in wreaths and busy hands and willing hearts in beautifying it ['or this The annual elocution contest under the auspices of the O'Hern Literary Society will be held next Friday even- ing at the Cathedral hall. An addi- tional feature of the contest will be the College quartet. There are sev- eral contestants and the managers of the affair promise an interesting evening. Baseball Hendrix takes a pair and the Col- lege takes another pair from The State Normal School Wednesday last the Warner ag- gregation journeyed to Conway for a their campaign is being run on dif- dry effort, in the twelfth century be- and was for sometime chairman of the Convent Pleasures. sion. ferent lines from the others, fore Christ, King Wen tried partial education committee. He is a nephew 1- tho ,,;o.,e , ...... ; ........ of the late Msgr Gilbmt, and was iden .... "' .................. s .... Slips Counted ]reform in China. Wen, founder of the .... ,'-'. :,, ; , .t ..... " pleasant hour was spent when the Sis- CATHOLIC TEACHING , t;llle(I .,1511 une ?.orK Ioun(teo oy hiS , A The contest until this date has beenIChou dynasty, promulgated an An- ." ters of St Josenh s Academ,, enter , BOUT an eli i   l d ,, uncle, the Prowdence Ro Night    " "m'nat'on dr'l. The comman ant]nouncement Against Drunkenness, " ' ' " tained their Sister Jubilarian and pre-I Refuge, m London  and the Major acted as judges. TheYJaccording to ancient Chinese docu- ' sented her with souvenirs of her Silver I Who are the persons thus | Cardinal Bomne and many English The already had their code worked out and ,menta handed down by Confucius. " " " ' "  " IJubilee .... 1 y are those who borrow and Scotch bishops ,as well as prom knmm full well armed with notebook and pencil, be-I ' "" : " - The ha-,-v da-came to a close with " g they will gan the bombardment which was to Kenrick Seminary Aids Mission I ent .m embers of the h'ish hierarchY[the BenetVctionof the Most Blessedlpile debt upon debt, knowinp: ill attend the ceremonies m Rome tbe cannot a shatter the hopes of the incompetent . Movement. I " . " . " . ./Sacrament. " Y P Y. on the occasion of the beatlficatmn of Otheis who for a prize. Seventy boys lfned up There is a veritable revival of the / Sister M Helen acc-m-o-a o '. do not repudiat the first night of the contest. Bev- missionary spirit ail over the world, the Ven. Ohver Plunket. 'ter Catharine to M'ena Boh":eturn':d their obligations, put: off pa: d(fimtel fo futile enty boys marched and maxched and and America is having its due share of loort to Fort Smith b_v the' early train on ' ' Y r " reasons; marched. The Major was behind the impetus. Many evidences of thisl''DEFi'NlTiO"'f"'p_,,k Monday "" - times that last forever; ships them, the Commandant.beside them.  .................. " it:, whose fate is yet series of four games with the two schools in that city. Hendrix and The Arkansas State Normal. Hendrix 3; L. R. C. 2. In a sea of mud the collegians clashed with their ancient enemy It was a hard fought game, full of ex- citing moments, the victory was never sure until the last inning was beer. Benny Yorio started for the chile- glans from the Capitol City and pitch- ed a perfect game, but it seems that the fates which rule baseball are averse to Benny. Something always happens at the wrong time. A fluke hit gave the Bulldogs the victory. Yorio struck out eight men and al- lowed but four hits. Yet they were enough to doom the team. The play- ing wa slow owing to the heavy wet field that made running a chance thing, with little hope of success. The college scored on a momentary weakness of the Hendrix fielders, vdhen they allowed a couple of bobbles to net the .scores for the collegians. Hendrix 5; L. R. C. 2. The second attempt was really worse than the first. Geo. Fletcher pitched wonderful ball, striking out eleven" men. But the fielders weak- ened and with a couple of passes. His work went for naught. In the ninth Morris Wilson, started a batting rally that looked dangerous. He laced out a three bagger, that produced a panic in the Bulldog ken- neNand MacDonald was rushed to tzhe mound. Hale placed a pretty single in the field. Henry the next man up, was too late. MacDonald had found his range and Henry went out into oblivion of the strikeouts. Little Rock' College 1; State Nor- mal 0. The NmTnal series opened well, Benny Yorio was again in the box. He held his" opponents to three hits. He never wavered in the pinches. Be- hind him, the support worked like heroes taking every chance and ruth- lessly smashing all hopes. Reception After the game the young ladies of the State Normal tendered a recep- tion to the visitors in the college building. It was a very pleasant evening and much enjoyed by the visiting ball players. Little Rock College 6; State Nor- real 2. The gods of the American game continued to smile_ on the college boys I even if the weather would not. Gee. ] Fletcher went to the mound with fire I in his eye He thirsted for a revenge ] for his last day's disappointment. ] George pitched a great game, and Every little "slip," every sign of hesi- tation was sought out by the eyes of the Major or Commandant and a little enigmatical work followed. Eliminated Each succeeding night the boys again marched, and each succeeding night the number dropped with great, but not too great quickness. At last the number has been reduc- ed to a few of the select cadets and the elimination plan has been aban- doned. As the contest now stands there are 5 Commissioned Officers, 3 Non-Corns. and 6 Privates in the race. Cadets Capts. J. O'Regan and C. Murphy, Cadet Lieuts. J. Carroll, J. Conners and J. Murphy are tho Com- missioned Officers who still have a chance for the prize offered to men of their class. The Non-Com. contest has dwindled to. Sgts. L. Rogers, L. Sharum, and J. Linder. Six privates are battling for their medal, viz: Cadet Pvt. A. Goetdtgen. Cadet Pet. A. DeClerk. Cadet Pet. R. Riddle. Cadet Pet. C. Isemann. Cadet Pet. R. Brashear. Histrionic Stunts The Dramatic Club is proving it- self to be an organization in every way worthy of the name. With a group of actors able to carry out his orders and capable of relying upon their own initiative, Fr. Jerome has accomplished wonders. His latest stunt was the greatest of all. Intensive Actors Wednesday May 5, the boys played the heavy and straining play "Lone Tree Mine." According to all rules this should have been followed by a long period of rest. Rut the Club as usual pulled something new. Two days after the big play notice was re- ceived that they were to put on a series of short comedies, Monday, May 10th. That left the boys three days in which to prepare. Williams. Thompson, Robertson and Krebs leaped into the breach and saved the day. Playlets were memorized in re- cord time scenery was planned, and properties gathered. And so when the clock slmwed the time to be 8:00 o'clock Monday night, the curtain rose and plays were produced which had never even been rehearsed. Wil- liams and Thompson played in all four of the sketches, Krebs in two, and Robertson in one. All played their parts well and the performance. were very stt'ccessful. A box supper was held the same evening in the auditorium, but this was managed by the men of this parish. revival are visible on all sides, but one instance of late has fallen unde'r our eyes, which merits notice for its simplicity and its far-sightedness. It can easily be imitated and at the same 'time it possibilities are extraordi- nary. Kenrick Mission Society at Kenri'ck Seminary voted ten dollars from its treasury to place The Field Afar, the organ of our National Sem-: inary for the Foreign Missions at Maryknoll, in the libraries of ten dif- ferent universities scattered over the Middle Western States. To carry the message of the foreign missions with -'! in hearing of thousands of young men of education and spirit is to make an ......... .... sara. rte can reco.ec[ o wnom ne appeal that will be far-reaching m its ...... .......... is speaKing; ne guarus againsu un- consequences. ne lenrlcK 11Sslon  . .... .........  l'eaoname amslons or topics ttha'l oclesy has vision ann juagmen, meal- . ... , ..... Inay lrl'lae; ne is semom prominent lsm anti common sense---or uncommon . " Cardinal Newman's definition of a HOT SPRINGS. entleman has become a classic on the subject: Confirmation and Visitation at Saint "It is almost the definition of a Mary's Church, Hot Springs. g'entleman to say he is one qho never 1 At the 10:30 Mass, Sunday, May gives pain. 19th, our Right Reverend Bishop J. B. "He carefully avoids whatever may l Mrris, administered the Sacrament of cause a jar or a jolt in the minds oflCnfirmatin to a large class of chil- those with whmn he is cast, all clash- dren. The pastor, Reverend W. J. Car- ing of opinion or collision of feeling,'rll, 'was the celebrant of the Mass. all distraint or suspicion or gloom. The procession wended its way from He tries to make evmT one at ease the parochial residence to the chuch. and at home. He has his eyes on all On entering the sanctuary His Lord- tb'e company. He is tender toward ship repaired immediately to the the bashful, gentle towards the ab- throne which had been erected for the occasion. Here he was ably assisted by his secretary, Reverend H. H. Wclke, and Reverend G. Keller, D. D., of Little Rock College. fails from rich relatives that yet born, etc.; and from delay t they become not only less less willing to settle their Sometimes you meet a fellow to square "himself for the amount; half his assets in ne the other half in gall. He l "ou with the alternative of none; he wants you to accept udence at the same figures he himself values it. And schemer usually succeeds in deavor. Others there are who determination to pay up ,even last cent; their dun-bills are kept in sight, lest they forget obligations; they treasure 4--GUARLDIAN .... lln conversation and never wearisome. sense. "He makes light of favors while he does them, and seems to be receiv- CATHOLIC COLLEGES ........ ling when he is conferring. He never FURNISH BIG LYJAUU ........ speaks ot n'llnseli, excep wnen com- pelled; never defends himself by mere (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) retort. He has no ears for slander Washington, May 10.--The remark- able feat f Joe Oeschger, the Brook: lyn flinger who emerged hero of the longest major league game ever played by holding the Boston Brave to one run in twenty-six innings on May Day has called attention to the large num- ber of Catholic college players who have graduated into the ranks of pro- fessional baseball. or gossip, is scrupfflous in imputing motives to those who interfere with him, and he interprets everything for the best. He is never mean or little i his disputes; never takes an unfair advantage; never mistakes personali- ties or sharp sayings for arguments, or insinuates evil which he dare not say out. He has to) much sense to be affronted at insult. He is Oeschger is a product of St. Mary's too busy to remember injuries, and College in Oakland, which has con- too is  " ..... '-  mstently sent sial: talent up to the ih c engages in controversy of any kind og,orusn_smce me ?ays wnen ,oelhis disciplined intellect preserves him oroett of the tmhimore urioms from the blunderin discou-- 6" stepped into the limelight, better, though less LucatedT:Ynd I, tamodc COlleges have far out-Iwhichl like blunt weapons, tear and stripped the non-sectarian institutions i h.mk ' instead of cutting clean in the number of men they have sent '"He may be right or wrong in his to play the national pastime in the opinion, but he is too clear-headed to big brush, be unjust. He is as simple as he is No other institution of learning in the country has as favorable a record us Notre Dame University, which has sent no less than forty men into the big leagues. An all-star team of Notre Dame men, picked recently by George C. Philbrook, would line up like this: Catcher, Mike Powers, Athletics; pitdhers, Reulbach, Cubs; Dubuc, Cin- cinnati; Scanlon, Brooklyn; Murray Quakers. First base, Anson, Chicago. Second base, Cutshaw, Brooklyn. Third base, Birmingham, Cleveland. Short- s!op, McCarthy, Pittsburgh. Center field, Sockalexis, Cleveland; Williams, Cubs. Left field, Becher, Cincinnati; Daniels, Yankees. Right field, Red Murray, Giants. St. Mary's College in Oakland, Cali- fplia, has a record for sending men up to the big leagues, which, consid- ering the relative number of students it has to draw from, is every bit as favorable as Notre Dame's. A few years ago, when the Red Sex and the forcible, and as brief as he is de- , ,, ClSlVe. Phillies were battling for the world's championship, St. Mary's boys: were very much in the limelight. "Dutch" Leonard, star twirler of the American league for two seasons, and Harry Hopper and "Duffy" Lewis, whose mighty bludgeons played a great part in the series, represented St. Mary's on the Red Sox. Eddie Burns, who was behind the bat for the Phillies, filled evmT position on St. Mary's: teams from mascot to coach. In the breast of the slanderer there is a disguised hatred which distills in word the poisonous fermentation of the heart; there is a contemptible hypocrisy which praises openly and re- viles secretly. The blessings of a cultivated mind are akin to those Of religion. The c:hurch was beautifully and ar- ...... a:- one treasures a thing of tistically decorated fragran lilies an ......... , _.1 -- ,. - .... I VVlue. u ney nee neyon- Drlgn ngns predominating; every-  , .  , _ . 1 cans aRct income, urcnase thing was m keeping with the day. , , P, , ......... are an mxxury, reluse to tn aoaressmg me congregation reel ...... involous exxpenses ann exvr Right Reverend Bshop dwelt upon the ....  .............. e of prayer, especially" for ]vulay. 2n m ne meanu,,, necessity the debts remain in sta' -uP dear departed. To the newly confirmed , : , . tl , e ano less anti less he spoke in eloquent terms exhorting determination holds good them to be staunch Christians, to make use of good literature, especial- ly Ca*21olic papers--the Guardian, for example, the chief organ of the dio- cese. Preceding the confirming of the children the Bishop, in a kind, fath- erly way, questioned each of the chil- dl:en. At his side stood the good pas- tor, ever anxious and watchful over his little band. Too much praise can- not be given Father Carroll for his un- tiring efforts in the welfare of his school. The following were confirmed: Ray- mond Patrick Ledwige, Charles John Allen, John Patrick Donnelly, Francis Joseph Stitt, William Joseph Martin, Helen Marie Leonard, Laura Mary Taliaferro, Elizabeth Mary Homer, Elizabeth Mary Hummel, Catherine Frances Connelly, Mary Louise Cook. Margaret Mary Longinotti, Dorothy Marie Stewart, Georgian Josephine Bryan, Ann Mary Walkowitz, William John Baptist Homer,-James Joseph Hummel, Raphael Joseph Delaney, William John Dalton, Jseph Dominic Jacobs, Louise Ann Allen, Helen Ann Clark, Elizabeth Mary Lyons, bIary Ann Keck, Margaret Mary .]ones, Catherine Lucy Cook, Pauline Marie Pearson, Lavina Ann Rivard, Marion Gertrude MacKenzie, Mary Edward James. Bishop Morris' Visitation Thrilled the Hearts of St. John's Congregation. Quite a stir of happy expectation thrilled the hearts of the members of St. John's Parish; Hot Springs, Sun- day afternoon at 3 o'clock ,when 'tumid ' Rt. Rev. Bishop ,J. B. Morris, D. D,, arrived among them to don with the and the creditor breaks ments looking on and hoping. Some do violence to their faculty b yhTing to find somehow, for not paying The creditor is dead, they say has plenty and can vell generous. An attempt is at establishing acase o pensation, its only merit being genuity, worthy of a better ,Ruch lame excuses argue a versity of will, a malice curable, but they do not tice because they are not hath. A debt has a character of hess, like all moral obli sacred than any other moral tions, because this quality i$ directly from the eternal justice, which is God. You wilflly repudiate it, out repudiating God. You spect it as you respect Hi::: i sins and your debts will before the throne of God. s conc'ernd with your sins, our debts a third party is And if God may easily claims against .you as a sterner necessity may judgment of you as a debtor, respect for the inviolable that third paarty who does not so readily. Roumanians, on their Budapest, discovered in a the bodies of $0 Catholic had been imprisoned and to death. A celebrated and preacher they found fore his church.