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Honor Graduates at Mt. St. Mary's Celebrate 5th Receive Honors at Catholic High ........ ,!i: !, Anniversary-- 1St. Vincent Student Nurses [ i Of Fr. Janesko IT.. -^-o^. n..-..t:, c...,:..-I .L "*':::'i"*-' ....... t' friends from Arkansas, Mississippi, ltt o k T .... ordained May 22, 19 7. . . .   .......... .-'* -5." vv . ClUCle reresnmens, fortune emng, favors at West Memphm ann nas mlssmn % h " i'st penn and penny board. " Courtesy Arkansas Gazette Honor graduates at Mount St. Mary's Academy who took part in the commencement exercises Thursday night are: left to right, top row, Miss Joan Osborn, and Miss Frances Cody, salutatorian daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Whitmore. Lower row, left to right, Miss Frances Ciganek, class essayist and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Ciganek of Hazen, and Miss Cecilia Keith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. g. P. Keith, who gave the graduates' appeal for admission into Mount St. Mary's Alumnae Assn. at the alumnae banquet and reception at the academy Sunday night. Bishop At Mount Graduation 36th Year Little Rock--For the thirty-sixth consecutive year, His Excellency the Most Reverend Bishop Morris, presided at Mt. St. Mary's Com- mencement exercises, and awarded diplomas last night, to the fifty- seven graduates. The seniors, dressed in long white formal frocks and carrying large bouquets of American Beauty roses, entered from the back of the auditorium and marched up the side aisles, onto the stage, to the strains of Roberts's "Grand Pro- cessional", played by Mt. St. Mary's orchestra, The program opened with "Come Down, Laughing Stream- let", by Spross, sung by the Glee Club. Miss Francis Cody read the salutatory, after which the Glee Club sang two short num- bers "Wake Up" by Phillips and "Big Brown Bear" by Mana-Zuc- ca. i '14{ Miss Frances Ciganek read the class essay, and Schubert's "Ave Maria", arranged by Saar, was sung by the Glee Club with abb- ligato by Misses Johnnie Lee Hampel, Betty Ruth Bujarski, and Margaret Ann Cahanin. Violin abbligato was played by Misses Billie Louise McCall, Ann Webber, Arminta Jane Nichols and Vivian Ward. The valedictory was read by Miss Joan Osborn who also re- ceived the Alumnae medal for "Ceneral Excellence." The Very Rev. Msgr. T. L. Keany, academy chaplain, assisted the Most Rev. Bishop in awarding diplomas to the Misses Dorothy Althaus, Patricia Boer, Betty Baker, Miriam Baldwin, Edith Boeckmann, M a r i e Brizzolara, Geraldine Carmichael, Juanita Catherina, Frances Ciganek, Fran- ces Cody, Gloria Cook, Hazel Courtney, Mary Jane Donner. Frances Davis, Marilyn Des Laur- iers, Louise Doengi, Rosemary Dopieralla, Luella Durst, Betty Finan, Dorothy Frawley, Catherine Fredrich, Helen Louise George, Dorothy Guides, Margaret Hamil- ton, Ruth Hazelwood, Carlene Hil- pert, Freda Mac Hindman, Mary Hoban, Miriam Hopkins, Cecilia Keith, Carolyn Keller, Julia Kordsmeier, Mary Virginia Lank- ford, Peggy Lester, Margaret Man- i cini, Mary Frances Mattingly, Vir- ginia Morgan, Mary Jane Moriarty, Mary ,Mullen, Rose Marie O'Con- nor, Joan Osborn, Dorothy Piercey, Elizabeth Plafcan, C a t h e r in e Priest, Nanette Sluyter, Nancy Smedley, Patricia Stuart, Loretta Suttor, Gertrude Uhiren, Jane Waldo, Frances Walter, Virginia Watkins, Valera Weaver, Mary Agnes Wendler, Theresa Wewers, and' Johanna Wright. Miss Mary Ann Burkett, post- graduate, was awarded a com- mercial diploma. l Koi0000Co,umbus S'a'e Cuc00' " News J. P. lynolds The mere announcement by the committee in charge of the Bishop Morris' Golden Jubilee Seminary Campaign, should be a clarion call to the ears of the Knights of Columbus of Arkansas to rally to the support of their respective pastors, fully determined to make this drive for a suitable endowment of St. John's Seminary, a complete Success. This is an opportunity to show our understanding of the true meaning of knighthood, and the obligations that go with this honored title. Willingness to sacrifice for the attainment of so worthy an objective, as well as an earnest endeavor to pay a well earned tribute %o our Most Reverend spiritual leader, should characterize our work in this undertaking. Bishop Mot- ris has been the shepherd of our- flock for many years; a holy and a worthy successor of the apostles, who were commissioned by Our Lord Himself to feed his sheep, and seek out others who were not ,of that fold. How incessantly he labored, and how earnestly he must have prayed, that he might fulfill that Divine Commission, is conspiciously attested by the num- ber of religious, charitable and educational institutions made pos- sible through his efforts, and none more dear to his Heart than St. John's Seminary. What a vast and fertile mission- ary field our state is. In its far flung and thinly populated dis- tricts, how little,  if anything is known of the Church. Ignorance CARDINAL (Continued from page 1) and become tools for the ambitions of the lords of the world. "Be true to God. "Give Him back the choice gift that He has given to youthe simple, clean, trustful heart, the suppleness of your very bodies, that grace and poise of" frame which betoken the moiled of a soul swift, eager, adventurous and fresh. Even to your sport and re- creation you can add a spiritual and divine value by enjoying them in His sight and for His purpose. Be True To Homes "Give Him nowof your best. Give Him yourselves now, while you are young and fresh, before the faded grandeur of time's pas- sing show has had a chance to make you wearied and worn. of those doctrines and practices that are so consoling to us, often leads to suspicion and sometimes prejudice, in those parts where priests are seldom, and may be never seen, because there are not enough to go around. St. John's Seminary has played an important part in supplying missionaries to correct this ignorance and dispell this prejudice. Yet there remains much work to be done, and many more laborers are needed to do. As knights, let us do our part, to help endow our seminary with suf- ficient funds to educate worthy men that this missionary work may go on, and grow in extent un- til every village may have a Cath- olic Church, and every man an opportunity to hear the word of God. Youth, God's best gift to man must be our best gift to Him. "Be true to your homes. "Here, in the family, is your first and proper place. Here are your first right and duties to your fellow-men: your rights and duties to your parents and to your brothers and sisters--and these no clever outside cranks, no offici- aldom must be allowed to usurp. "And this brings me to the ques- tion: Where are the youth of our l land? "There can be no Youth Move- ment unless there are youths to move. ,,Certain dangerous folk advo- churches at Crawfordsville and }tughes. Honored with Father Janesko were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Janesko of Slovak who came to West Memphis for the anniversary party. A buffet supper was served and games of tennis, ping pong and shuffleboard were played. Dramatic Pupils Of St. Anne's In Recital Fort SmithOn Sunday eve- ning in the auditorium of St. Edward's nurses' home two dra- matic students, St. Anne's Acad- emy, '42 class, were presented in costume recital. The performers, Stella Miller and Sidola Shader gave two one-act llays, "The Sign of the Cleft Heart" and "Square Pegs;" a cut from "The Spanish Gipsy," poem and dance; and each a solo, humorous reading, "Dress Rehearsal" and "I Can't Make Up My Mind." Assisting the girls were two boy singers: from the music department; Char- I les Miller who sang "Our Father" and "Till the Lights of London Shine Again." Joe Bob Hartmeir was heard in "Song of the Vaga- bond" and The Green Cathedral." Irene Fioroni was pianist and Bet- ty Kershaw, violinist. to add to the strength of the nation. A brave, sturdy race is not bred by mechanical devices, but by a sound, healthy family life. Only the generous will that. controls selfishness by sacrifice can give us the youth of which heroes are made. "What a tragedy if at a not distant date there are not enough young people to fill our splendid schools! "The best Youth Movement, the best education of youth, is that which naturally takes place in the family where there are plenty of brothers and sisters. Listen to St. John "So let us listen to St. John rather than to such apostles of pleasure as may preach easy-going methods of duty of evading duty to God, to the family, and to the I country. You young people are strong, declares St. John, because you love not the world nor the things of the world. By 'the world' he means those evil in- fluences which are exerted upon souls by persons, systems, or foul literature, in order to make them shirk their duty and desert Christ Who is the Way, the Truth and the Life. "You must be strong and oppose the anti-Christian forces which are even now at work in prepar- ation for the final struggle of all that is evil against all that is good. "That is why St. John warns his young readers that, thought Anti- Christ comes at the end of the world, there are many Anti-Christs even now. I "In the present world conflict the forerunners of Anti-Christ are: stirring up unregulated. 'passion the threefold councupiscence of pride, lust, and greedin Order to gain for themselves mastery over mankind. These are the in-' ward impulses that youth must be strong to resist. Do not betray the citadel of your soul to the enemy. Chance for Sacrifice "I know how many of you in these testing times are proving yourselves ready to give up every- thing, to sacrifice even life it- self, in order to serve your coun- try, to aid the victims of war, to relieve distress, to tend the sick and wounded, to defend the op- pressed. War is a hideous thing; yet out of this evil comes this much good--that it gives a chance to many to show of what heroic self-sacrifice they are capable. "Against you are arrayed the youth of certain lands where other ideals are set before them; where liberty is stifled; were the hearts and souls and bodies of youth are drilled for 'conquest and bloody energy,' as one of their leaders has publicly acknowledged. "Christian youth is trained in a different school; Christian youth is [ormed for a higher purpose: for a spiritual conquest, for the found- ation of a new order wherein the peace of Christ shall prevail over the mechanised tyranny of force. "Yet from those who are massed against us you may learn the lesson of enthusiasm and thorough- ness. "These qualities they are driven to display in support of a system of violence and hate. You will display them for the love of Christ and in the service of a just cause." : "re Read Prlze-Winning Eay On Network Radio Program Chicago  A Chicago Catholic high school girl will read' in a radio program over the Red Network of the National Broadcasting Com- pany, the essay which won her first prize in a contest sponsored by De Peul University here. She is cote measures which would spoil Betty O'Connell, 17 who won in family life and rob the home of an essay contest on "Why I Should its chief purpose and joy. They Buy a Defense Bond." Sixteen advertise d e a d 1 y contrivances 1 parochial high schools participated which prevent boys and girls from in the competition The radio coming into the world to gladden lreading will be on a program the hearths of our country and[Monday, May 25, at 4:45 p. m. Welcome address at the Catholic High--Little Rosk College com- mecement tonight will be given by James Barnhart, (left) graduate of high school. John R. Hedges, Catholic High school, will give the valedictory address. Diplomas to high school graduates and degrees to Little Rock College graduates will be awarded by His Excellency, the Most Reverend Bishop at St. Andrew's Cathedral Hall, Ninth & Louisiana Streets, at 8 o'clock. Bishop To Award Diplomas At Catholic High School Little Rock- The 32 annual commencement of!Little Rock Col- lege and' the 12ih annual com- mencement of Little Rock Catholic High School willl be held at St. Andrew's Cathedral Hall, 9th and Louisiana Street tonight. His Excellency, Bislop Morris will preside and award the diplomas and confer the degrees. The Rev. James Nugent of St. John's. Seminary will deliver the address to the graduates. James Barnhart of Catholic High School will deliver the welcome address, and John R. Hedges also of Catholic High SchOol will give the Valedictory. Mr. Paul Bujar- ski of St. John'S Seminary will speak on Educational Trends. High School Diplomas will be awarded the following: Boyce Alford, Myrle Austen, James Barnhart, George Biltz, Anthony Binz, Joseph. Cahanin, Charles Chudy, Charles Clark, Pat Connelly, Frank Cumnock, Joseph Dillon, Wm. Downing, Win. Fargo, Frank Faryewicz, Wm. Geiger, Wm. Greenwood, Wm. Hammond, Raymond Hanggi, J. C. Hansen, John R. Hedges, Ray Kemp, Will- iam Knesal, Vincent Kojeski, Paul: Larson, Ed. Mooney, Paul Morley, I Armour McFarland, Barney O'Mal- ley, Louis Priest, John Rossi, Clem- ent Sarna, John Siepiela, Wm. Smedley, Thomas Stauder, May- nard Walton, A1 Wrape, Wm. Wrape, Walker Young, Wm. Youngblood, Walter Mayer. I College degrees will be con- ferred on the following: Julius Romani, Paul Bujarski, Joseph Quinn, Victor Nazario, Joseph Wenger, Aloyisius Dun- leavy, William McCoey, Francis Ross, James Rellly, Owen Knight, Cletus Semper, William Wellman, William Mulligan, Martin Rocken- haus. CONVE00ION (Continued from page I) John Mark Gannon, Most Rev. James E. Walsh, Most Rev. James H. Ryan, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Wm. Barry and Rev. Edward F. Mur- phy; and Edward Mayl, U. S. Treasury Department; Donald Sheehan, director of National Catholic Community Service; and Sherman Rogers, widely known author, speaker and economist. Buenos Aires To Ban Immoral Publications Buenos Aires (E)--Municipal au- thorities have drafted an ordin- ance which would prohibit the sale, distribution, display or publi- cation of books, articles, images, pictures, emblems or other im- moral objects of whatever nature in public places or Of public access. The ordinance would also provide for the seizure and destruction of such objects already distributed and would amend all existing ordinances on this subject. The climaxing event will be the Bernardine Lipsmeyer is .ii man of the festival and is aMlul crowning of th'e Queen of the by Geneva Scarlett, BarbarJm" Festival who will be elected by votes given with chances on the raffle. The raffle prizes are an orchid, a silk comfort, and a Park- er Pen and Pencil set. Candidates for the Queen chosen Brown. " and Ruby Nell i , The proceeds from the i will be presented to BishOp on the occasii Jubilee. Msgr. Healy Delivers Addre00 At St. Scholastica Exercises Fort Smith  St. Scholastica Academy held its nineteenth com- mencement on Friday evening, May 29, in the Academy auditor- ium, when a class of 21 girls re- ceived diplomas. The exercises began at 8 o'clock with the march of the graduates into the audi- torium, where they were seated upon the stage during the pro- gram. Miss Margie Ihle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Ihle of Paris gave the salutatory, and Miss Mar- ian Heinrichs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Heinrichs of Fort Smith delivered the valedictory. Guest speaker for the occasion was the Very Rev. Msgr. John J. Healy, Diocesan superintendent of schools. The St. Scholastica glee club sang Guonod's Sanctus at the opening of the program, and the junior and senior sextettes sang numbers. Diplomas were given by the Rev. S. J. Peoples, chaplain of the Academy to the following girls: Jeanette Barbour, Suzanne Bornhoft, Yvonne Copeland, Sara- beth Davis, Evelyn Durbin, Bar- bara Rose Fischer, Mary Kathryn Fox, Marian Heinrichs, Catherine Homer, Margie Ihle, Patricia Klein, Betty Mae Kohler, Rosella Kukar, I Ophelia Manus, Marilynn Miller, i Juanita Moody, Rose Marie Raible, Andrea Sharum, Mary Catherine Smith, Geneva Wolfe and Irene Zink. Baccalaureate Activities o f commencement : week began with baccaluareate services Sunday morning in the academy chapel. The graduates entered in procession, wearing the traditional white academic caps and gowns, and occupied places of honor during the High and sermon, i The senior class were gtl! at the academy at dinner  noon, in the Academy diniIlg! 1 The ceremony of crowntg tt Blessed Virgin as Queen d was held in the afternoon.: Benediction in the chat academy pupils and : marched in procession to the: tiful grotto of Our Lady of on the campus, where MiS Ihle, sodality prefect, pla crown of blossoms upon th.elt of the Virgin. Her a i were Rosella Kukar ana/l Heinrichs. Barbara Rose 11 assistant prefect, carried tl_. here of the Immaculate Cott attended by officers of the.lie ty committees. S:I Recital Program evening Sunday . pupil speech and aramatics dep will be presented inThtllll program of the year. readings by Irivate e pupils, short skits and _, numbers, including a s0 dance by a group of ar, costume. ::z  '!::  Catholic Hospital's 70" Service Flag Is Blessed ':' Chicago--A service flag  70 stars for the 53 nurse.S / doctors Mercy Hospital l. blessea  to the war was hospital on Hospital Day, : same time was dedicated _. lion of Florence Nighting Sister Paul, of St: signed by College and presented to. ]p!tal by the 1942 gradu or nurses, Religious Articles No. 234--My Prayerbook, Extra Large Type ROSARIES ]'he Mass edition, Seal Grain Cloth, red edges.S2.75 No. 56(Gift suggestion) Genuine bz No. 211The Catholic Girl's Guide, By Link untarnishable rosary, highly Father Lasance, Imit. leather, limp, round ed metal cross, assorted crystal Joseph A. 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