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PAGE 4 THE GUARDIAN, JUNE 7, 1974 Convention Report Reveals CWUA Ships 4 Tons of Mission Aid Altus -- Four tons of children's clothes, cancer pads, homemade soap and other items have been shipped to the missions during the past year by the Catholic Women's Union of Arkansas, it was reported during the recent 55th annual CWU convention here. Cartons weighing 8,000 pounds were dispatched to the Central Bureau in St. Louis, Mrs. Hilda Oberste said, for distribution to missions around the world. Additionally, three boxes of infants and children's items were sent to Dr. Frances Rothert for her mission work in Guatemala. Cash donations also have be remitted to the Central Bureau. Mrs. Oberste said. This report was made at the May 22 convention, hosted by the Christian Mothers' Society of St. Mary's parish here. His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald was the principal celebrant of a concelebrated Mass that opened the session. The pastor, Father Lawrence Miller, O.S.B., was con- celebrant. Blessing of the new parish school by the Bishop followed the Mass. The CWU voted cash con- tributions to the National In Carlisle... TRY FULCHER FIRST! FULCHER HARDWARE Carlisle Imr ,.--, I Call 374-6469 [ Controls, .. Write: BOX 2597 | , - "- Little Rock- 72203 1 Scott Ventilating * Roorve,,ts Residential Home Service Roofing All Types of C A L L Gutters, Storm Doors, Windows 7 5 3-3 91 9 * Replacement Windows " - I - -- l00PebS Bros. SuM#y Co., Inc. Food Service Equipment and Supplies for SCHOOLS RESTAURANTS CLUBS HOTELS HOSPITALS AND INSTITUTIONS 413-415 West Capitol Ave. Little Rock, Arkansas P. O. Box 1299 Phone 372-6133 COMPLETE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS FOR INDIVIDUALS - BUSINESS AND GROUPS * Tickets * Reservations * Hotels * Car Rentals * Tours -- AT REGULAR RATES- R. S. 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Two of the CWU's older active mem- bers, Mrs. Mary Major and Mrs. Bertha Elliott, were voted honorary membership. Mrs. Maginnis announced that the joint convention of the Catholic Central Union of America and the NCWU will be held in St. Louis Aug. 21-25 in connection with the Sacred Heart Congress at which John Cardinal Wright will be the principal speaker. The theme of the state con- vention, taken from a 1973 statement of Pope Paul VI, was: "To construct a new world, more human and more just, more aware of society's real needs, according to the Gospel's holy instructions. Christianity cannot be content with mediocre people; Christianity cannot be lived any old way. Either it is lived fully or it is betrayed." Arkansas Obituaries MRS. EMMETT GAUGHAN Camden Mrs. Bessie (Holleman) Gaughan, 82, of 505 Washington St., died here May 24. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered May 25 in St. Louis Church by the pastor, Father Aloysius G. Dunleavy. Mrs. Gaughan, who was born in Camderi, is survived by her husband, J. Emmett Gaughan; a son, John E. Gaughan Jr., of Camden; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Lou Rogers of Camden and Mrs. Jim Swift of Gasden, Ala.; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery, Camden. tlOMER JAMES Jonesboro -- A Mass of Christian Burial for Homer James, 66, of 218 East Oak, a retired Army man, who was born in Harrisburg, Ill., and had lived in Jonesboro for 30 years, was offered in Blessed Sacrament Church here May 26 by the pastor, Father Francis D. Colavechio, V.F. Mr. James died May 24 in St. Bernard Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Mary Alberta James of Jonesboro; one son, John E. James of Memphis, and one Around CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 boys were acolytes. Five girls carried gifts and the other seven girls formed a guard of honor. Graduates were Jeff Fischer, Mark Hiryak, Kirk Konecny, Eddie Wilson, Mary Anne Brasko, Kathy Carlson, Carol Luebkemann, Carla Luebker, Carolyn Sue Morris, Teena Morris, Arleen Pitts, Debra Roper, Carolyn Jane Papan, Lisa Jo Schafer, Lisa Ann Schliep, and Susan Sokora. Thirteen Holy Rosary students also received perfect attendance certificates. They were Janice Fischer, first grade; Janie Schafer, second grade: Kim Konecny and Danny Wilson, fourth grade; Michele Fischer, Richard Fischer and Patricia Schafer, fifth grade ; and Carol Luebkemann, Carolyn Sue Morris, Teena Morris, Arleen Pitts, Lisa Jo Schafer and Eddie Wilson, sixth grade. BIGELOW The Altar Society of St. Boniface Church here will sponsor a potluck dinner this Sunday, June 9, at noon. PARIS Work began Monday on the sanctuary in the final step to complete the renovation of St. Joseph's Church here, Father Paul Hoedebeck, O.S.B., pastor, said. Marietta Forst was elected president of the St. Joseph's CYO at a May 29 meting. Other officers are Mary Frances Schluterman, vice president; John Eckart, treasurer: and Coleen Stengel, secretary. A shower for Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cooper, whose home was destroyed by fire, was held June 4 under the sponsorship of the St. Joseph's Mothers Society. I.ITTLE ROCK In the list of 29 scholraship winners at Mount St. Mary Academy, the name of Georgia Roescheisen was inadvertantly omitted. Miss Roescheisen will enroll at the State College of Arkansas where she received a scholarship, Sister M. Carolyn Stoutz, R.S.M., has announced. Miss Roescheisen also was offered a scholarship to Mississippi State College. Fire CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 enter the burning building. So he shouted to Father Kane and thought he heard a reply. An alarm was telephoned to the Fire Department at 2:50 A.M. At the scene, Fireman Ed- wards, equipped with an oxygen mask, entered the front door and made his way upstairs, as other firemen climbed ladders to the second floor to break the bedroom window. Edwards tound Father Kane unconscious in a position indicating he had tried to get out of bed. Edwards said the priest was too heavy to carry so he dragged him across the floor to the stairs where other firemen met him and helped carry the pastor outside. Ambulance personnel revived. the priest and rushed him to the hospital. Father Kane is being treated for smoke inhalation, a bruise on one arm and for small cuts caused by broken window glass as he was dragged across the bedroom floor. I{EFU(iEE SUBSIDIZED Philadelphia (NC) --The 15- year residence of Hungary's Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty as a refugee in the United States legation in Budapest was subsidized by the U. S. bishops, it was revealed during the exiled prelate's recent visit here. Join the STAG Line Staa BEER '4b ,b EMMETT HOFFMAN Distributor ' Edward L. Hoyt AGENT AUTO, LIFE, FIRE AND HEALTH-INSURANCE Office 753-0834 Home 225-2713 grandchild. Military rites were conducted in Holy Cross Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joe Fagan, Garland Cullens, Charles Cowell, Millard Isom, William Roedel and Jack Dotter. Honorary pallbearers were George Lewis, Bob Browning, Bill LaGore, Albert Gibson, Robert Pettengell, J.T. White, Curtis Burrow, Lonnie Cooper, Roy Cooper, Junior Hunter, Bill Woodard, Bryan Stone, Tom Nesmith Sr., and Bill Clark. CIIARLES GREEN camden -- n Mass of Christian Burial for Charles Green, 54, of 633 Lakeside Avenue was offered March 31 in St. l,ouis Church here by Father Aloysius G. Dunleavy, pastor. Mr. Green, president of the Acorn Lumber Company in Bluff City, died March 27 in St. Louis, after a brief illness. Survivors include his wife, Jane; two sons, Bobby and Tommy Green ; three daughters, Mrs. David Bryant, Miss Mary Jane Green and Miss Virginia Green, all of Camden; three grandchildren; and one brother, Russell Green; two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Shara- mataro and Mrs. Martha Garavaglia, all of St. Louis. A Vigil and Rosary service, led by Father Dunleavy, was conducted the night before the funeral at Proctor Funeral chapel. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery. NICK KOCI! N. Little Rock - The funeral of Nick Koch, 83, of 3500 Frank Street, a retired school teacher, who died May 18, was held May 21 with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church, offered by the pastor, Father Charles F. Kordsmeier. Mr. Koch was born in Conway County. He is survived by two sons, Neiland Nick Koch, Jr., both of Little Rock; a daughter, Mrs. Angelo Paladino of North Little Rock; five brothers, Peter, Frank and Charlie Koch, all of New Altus Parish School Blessed Altus -- His Excellency Andrew J. McDonald the new St. Mary's School recently. The edifice was Lawrence. Hall, Altus pastor, Father Miller, O.S.B. 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