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',hat nothing is ;hat Catholic papers should have so that every| day good read- and warns, and | promotes the Chris-. [ $, PP.. XV. l A Catholic Paper is a Perpetual Mission.-- Pope Leo XIII. "The Guardian" in every he mc---our motto. ", The Official Organ of the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas , Little Rock, Arkansas, Saturday, June 2, 1923 Number 50 BIG PART CAMPAIGN Afraid of "Reds" or Insists on Efficient W. C. News Service) May 28The frank social and educational Play an important part in national campaign, closing session of the of- Social Work to the capital several workers, among them Catholics, includ- from thirteen foreign weight to the prophe-I American Council, the of which is the promo- for citizenship, met of the Social Work and President Harding, at the opening session, of its delibera- for the cooperation and municipal agencies federal government to end. At no time has the the Capital been so corn- upon social and edu- which may be tak-] that questions of this I also be taken up for the next Congress into the field of po- Urges Efficient Education of cooperation in citi- was urged by Frank of the Cuncil. d over the con-  United States," he said, a.fraid of the 'reds,' the th various blocs or ra- am fired by tlae of what we may beZ efficient education of States Commissioner of J. Tigert, touched aspect of the problem it "was not the put- to impose federal or interference upon organization." Problematical the awakening interest Social welfare, however Which they are to make the field of politi- m still problematical, been joined between regarding the ad- ement PASSES TEXAS POLITICS Invisible Empire Is Cause. Tex., May 28.--The Klux Klan have be- in Texas dur- four months. For the a Year and a half there in any case before The fight on United Earle B. Mayfield has least temporarily. tar parties have laid bucket and feath- masked parades have the klan, wide pub- g and ridicul- over the charges of grabbing assigned as g clucks. e a dominant I 3 again is a question. In Was the organization' or more staunchly other state were there ' alleged to have been klan, In no other candidate for United elected who ran more a "party man." did the supreme o'nights waiting by klan and anti- render, for once, by your will, and in quite Coward. WOM00SUFFRAGE 00rir00t00. @rbaintb WITH RESERVATIONS Rome: May 28.---Pope Plus XI ex- pressed his approval of the women's sttffrage movement t o a group of twenty-five members of the Ameri- can, English and French delegations to the Congress of the International Women's Suffrage Alliance who call- ed on him last week, but he made it plain hat he couhl not approve of Some portions of the program of the Congress, especially that relating to [ divorce. Because of the Pope's attitude to- ward features of the program which he considered unworthy of his approv- aI, heexplained that he could not re- ceive the delegates to the Congress J officially. Members of the Catholic Woman Suffrage Society were in- cluded among those received in audi-I ence by the Holy Iather and later visited the Vatican galleries, which were especially opened for th'em, of England, Mrs. Corbett Ashby, was elected president of the Alliance, succeeding Mrs: Carrie Chapman Catt. PROVIDING SPACE FOR PLAYGROUND CLOSE TO VATICAN New York, May 29,Houses sever- al centuries old, bearing historic as- sociation with ecclesiastical and artis- t|c hostory of Rome, have been ordered demolished by the Vati- can authorities to provide space or the Knights of Columbus Vatican] American playground and gymnasium[ now under course of construction on[ Vacah roperty, donated by Pope I FlUS XI for the purpose. Completion in Autumn It is t:e'irst time that such opera- tions have leen atempted on Vati- can property. Commissioner Edward '. Hearn of the K. of C., has had en- r/ers assigned to 'him by the Vati- can to carry out the work. The gym- nasium and playground will by com- pleted, it is expected, y the late Rut- nmn. In the meantime the K. of C. welfare work is being carried on at variotis centers throughout the city of Rome, with the personal approval and assistance of Pope Plus. Welfare Work in Rome On their recent visit to the Holy See, King George and Queen Mary of England, were shown the progress of '2  IC of C. playground by Vatican attendants. Other distinguished visi- fors"not of the Catholic faith who haw viewed the K. of C. work and commented favorably on it, 'are Sena- tor Hiram Johnson of California, and Ambassador Moore. The K. of C. are raishg a $1,000,000 endowment fund from members of the Order for their Roman w6]fare work. 00Inbre0000 00:atbr00ral i 00ittlO. 00ocll 00,iocr00c HAPPY AND MOST SACRED FUNCTION OF HIS OFFICE ADMINISTERED BY RT. REV. BISHOP MORRIS IMPARTING AND PERPETUATING PRIESTHOOD OF JESUS CHRISTST. JOHN'S SEMINARY GIVES OF ITS FRUIT TO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ARKANSASTRINITY SATURDAY A MOST BLESSED DAYFARE- WELL BANQUET AT SEMINARY. Trinity Saturday morning, May 26, the Rt. Rev. John B. Morris, D.D., Bishop of Little Rock, administered the Sacrament of Holy Orders to three students of St. John's Seminary in St. Andrew's Cathedral Elevated to tne holy priesthood were the Rev. Francis T. Taulty, the Rev. Joseph C. Feldkamp and the Rev. Daniel J. Dwyer. The Bishop was assisted during the ceremonies by the following local clergy: Bishop's Assistants. Arch-priestVery Rev. Dr. W. H. Aretz, rector of St. John's Seminary and chancellor of the diocese. Chaplains--Rev. S. J Peoples, vice- rector of the seminary, and Rev. John P. Fisher, the Bishop's secretary. Assistant priests to the ord|nandi: For the Rev. F. T Taulty, Rev. Father Gaffney; for Rev. J. C. Feldkamp, Rev. Father Wernke; for Rev. D. J. Dwyer, Rev. Father Keaney. Rt. Rev. Monsignor T. V. Tobin, D. D., and a large number of the diocesap clergy were seated in the santuary and participated in the ceremony of t]ae imposition of hands upon the or- dinandi. In the large congregation witness- ing the ordinations were the immedi- ate relatives of those, who, before the altar were having placed upon them the Order of Melchisadch, Setting them apart among men as members of an eternal priesthood. Closely, keenly and most joyfully participat- ing m the blessed event were: M. I Fre(1 Taulty of Bridgeport, Conn., a I brother of the Rev. Mr. F. T. Taulty; Clem Fehtkamp, a brother of the Rev, J. C. Feldkamp, and Mrs. Feldkamp, of Cincinnati, O. Solemnities. One has to be present before the sanctuary to feel the solemn import of the ceremony of ordination, to follow it in its salient, sacred features. It AMERICAN LEGION ADAPTS RESOLUTION AGAINST BIGOTRY Indianapolis, -My'25--A deelara I tion that attempts to introduce re- ligious prejudices into the affairs of the American Legion will be regarded as "unfriendly" acts, is contained in a resolution adopted at the meeting of the national executive committee of the Legion in session here. The reso- lution reads: "The American Legion in national executive session wishes the citizens of our beloved country to know that it must consider as unfriendly to our nation any individual group or organi- zation which condemns a comrade be- cause of creed or belief." This declaration was adopted as a substitute for a resolution introduced is quite beyond the descriptive word by Henry D. Lindsley of New York, or pen. past national commander of the Le- Last Saturday it was a ceremony glen, in which the Ku Klux Klan was lasting almost three hours, from the  specifically condemned. It was report- entrance of the Bishop and the ordi-, ed that after Mr. Lindsley's resolution nandi, together with the. officers of ha d been read the Rev. William P. the Mass, the assistant priests, the O'Connor, National Chaplain of the clergy and the seminarians. Legion, spoke against its passage on The first interesting and attractive the ground that nothing should be feature was the prostration of those done that wouhl stir up religious or to be ordained on the floor of the sane- I racial -re"udices in the Le-ion The . . P J g ,' tuary, while the Ltany of the Saints l committee considered the Klan reso- was chanted by the clergy. Then was Ilution in closed session invoked upon them the blessing of God  " and the helpful intercession of the well, a full reliance on the mercy of BOTH IRISH PARTIES saints. The prostration is an outward F ...... TAKE TO PLAT ORM TO s]g of utter hmmhty, mgnffymg as  = r PRESENT THEIR VIEWS God and the intercession of the saints, ........ t" " " s' Dublin, May 15.---All paries are wlm a reauzalon oz ne remenou,. . . . . . now availing temsetves of the plat- exaltatmn mpendmg to one so un- ,  . , .....  zorm. rree Stae potiticians have W01"Lny 01 l. . .. . , .... "  .... ,, J_ been aaflresmng meetings, tepubll- c:mposltion ?i hands: was I cans have held their first public meet- Tne 'timax of um cerem ny :_2 .,., T .... reached when, amidst profound Fr--k ah- ....... ....... ..... I an r y, secremry oz tne ae- Sllence, tile Dlsnop lmpose(l Ills nanos IT. T ,,,.. ..,.. +. ..,..i ]^. l on each of the candidates in success- . .......... " , [can speaker, l:tavlng pare a [moute to sion, and then the same manual sign, . i those killed on both sides he appealed of mpos]tmn from the several clergy,  .'" ' s for a cessation of armed strife. He passing in turn from one candidate to suggested they should all unite under another, the old Sinn Fein organization. When all were through they kept on Urges Settiement extemling their hands with the Bishop, [ In speeches and interviews given to the carol,dates kneelir/g before the the press James Larkin has strenu- Bishop, and clergy forming a semi-!ously ao'v'ocated a settlement. He circle behind them. urges the Lahor organization to in- Bishop's Fayer. sist with all 'its strength on peace. Then, while all hands are out- Despite the upheaval through which stretched over the candidates the ithe nation has passed the Catholic Bishop says this prayer: spirit is as active and as strong as :Let us, dearly beloved brethren, ' ever it was. In the course of an ad- beseech God, the Father Ahnighty, to dress delivered on the occasion of the multiply Ills heavenly gifts to these, Itis servants, whom He has chosen for the office of priesthood, and enable them to fulfill by ttis help what they undertake through His favor Through Christ our Lord. Amen." Granting of Poweis. Followed then the rite of ordination, (Continued on page 8) laying of the foundation for a new church in county Monaghan. Cardinal Logue observed: "The old Catholic spirit which ruled reland from the (lays of St. Patrick had, though threatened in later times, never died out, or even approached the point of weakening or deteriorat- ing." !DOGMATIC BELIEF WILL BE ENFORCED BY PRESBYTERIAN5 Convention Rebukes Dr. Fosdick, but Baptists hacline to Lil,ralism (By ". C. W. C. News Service) Washington, D. C., May 28.--The qfies'on of belief in the fundamentals of Christianity was to the forefront in vigorous debates at two important Pr6estant. church conventions held last week. Fundamentals scored a decisive vic- tory at the Presbyterian convention, when forces led by William Jennings Bryan and two Philadelphia minis- ters forced through a resolution di- recting the New York Presbytery to require the preaching in the First Church of New York to conform to Presbyterian doctrines. Liberals had the better of a less important tilt before the Northern Baptist Convention at Atlantic City when attempts of Dr. John Roach Straon of New York to prevent Pres- ident W. H. P. Faunee of Brown Uni- versity rom speaking were defeated" amid jeers and hisses. Bryan Wins Point The sharp division of opinion among the Presby.terians was indicat- ed by the fact that the resolution tionsored by Mr. Bryan and his fol,.. lowing was won by a vote of 438 to 359. ., , The resolution was rected against Dr. Harry Emersofi  Fdsdick, some- t tlme preacher of the First Presbyteri- an Church of New York,,Who, in a re- cent sermon entitled ,"Shall the Fun damenlists Win ?" aligned himself by inference with the liberals and fnade a plea for "tolerant" viewpoint. Liberal speakers asserted that en- oreement '. of the-. fundamentalists' ..... strict interpretation . of .the doctrine wouhr drive thousands of liberal from. te church and set hack the cause of Christianity. Dr. Fosdick is not a Presbyteriar bu a pastor of the Baptist church, filling the First Presbyterian pulpit occasionally as a supply minister. SOVIm OBLIGED TO MODERATE IN REPLY TO BRITAIN Washington, May 27.By agreeing' to "withdraw" the two n6tes Signed by Weinstein addressed to the Brit z.: ish Commissioner in Moow in reply to his relresentations concerning the trial and" sentence of the Catholic ec- deslasties, the soviet government has eliminatea the question Of its barbar- ous anti-religious policy from the ne- gotiations with Great. Britain, To that extent the communist government has beeit obliged to moderate the trucu- ]e]me it displayed when it was first deluged with an international flood of pr0test, against the tragic "trial" oF Msgr. Buckiewicz and his associates. Whether this will hav e any permanent effec upon the soviet anti-religious perseetirs is doubtful, according to the diplomatic viewpoint. The intimations from Krassin, the soviet envoy in London, that the Mos, cow government would welcome the prospect of negotiations with the United States looking to the estab- lishrent of Commercial relations have been received with silence in official quaiters in Washington. The possi- bility of entering into any relations with the present government in Mos- cow is so remote that it is not con- sidered at all. NORWEGIANS GIVE AID TO GERMAN CHILDREN Cologne May 14.--The Relief Corn, mittee organized in Christiania, Nor- way, for the purpose of aiding Ger- man children, has already cared for 7,000 chiitren in one way or nother, Recently arrangements have been made whereby 2,500 German childrer are to be cared f6r at: the' comrnlt. tee's expense f6i" six weeks man farms, where living are better than in the cities group o;f :about 700 child: [ given, similar i three to hin montlis'. ....