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PAGE 8 THE GUARDIAN, JULY 25, 1969 DCCM Moderator Speaks in E1 Dorado Msgr. Francis X. Murphy, moderator of the Little Rock Diocesan Council of Catholic Men, recently addressed the Holy Redeemer Parish Council in E1 Dorado. He was introduced by the pastor, The Rev. Joseph Doyle. At right is Robert Moellers, chairman of the parish council, who conducted the meeting. The El Dorado par- tsh council, one of the first organized in Arkansas, held its first meeting in June, 1968. American Pledge of Fealt00 Given to Vatican City -- A midwestern industrialist and his wife pre- sented a pledge of fealty with more than 100,000 signatures to Pope Paul VI during a private audience. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flick of Oakbrook, IlL, presented the text, pledging allegiance to the Pope and to his teachings less than 24 hours after the Holy Fa- ther complained of a "diffused lack of confidence" in his lead- ership of the Church. Mr. Flick, president of the Flick-Reedy Corporation of Ben- senville, Ill., a manufacturer of air and hydraulic cylinders, said he began circulating the petitions when the Pope's birth control encyclical became a Enterprises, a division of the Flick-Reedy Corporation, is pub- lishing a quarterly magazine list- ing religious books of value to parents. The magazine, called "Tradition", will also print ar- ticles on Church thinking. Mr. Flick has been an ardent follower of the Pope's teach- ings. For the past 25 years he has been urging businessmen to pattern their business behav- ior after the Papal encyclicals. was installed as Grand Knight of Our Lady of Victory Council, Knights of Columbus, here in cere- monies held during the July meet- ing. Bob Nelson of West Memphis was the installing officer. Inducted with Mr. Hardesty were Sam Macre, deputy grand knight; Kenneth Hardesty, chancellor; Howard Carney, warden; AI Cherepski, recording secretary; Andy Moses, treasurer; Paul "There are many who are convinced cannot run a successful if they stick to the clicals on social, other justice," Mr. "but I can prove that I true." "I have done my by the encyclicals all ness life, and today valued at more than he said. CAMDEN vehicle for a test of papal auth- igh ority, n ye Hardesty Installed as Grand gn t an interview with the Long U r 'JS Island Catholic, Mr. Flick said he Blytheville -- Bert Hardesty Hughes, financial secretary;. John explained what the people had O'Neai, advocate; Donald Davis, inside guard; and Woodrow Hard- esty, outside guard. William E. adam was installed trustee for three years; Herb Hardesty for two years; and Joe Selbert for one year. Members, their wives and friends were served a catfish supper prepared by Grand Knight Hardesty before the meeting. MAKE A Weekend Retreat FOR THE 600D OF YOUR SOUL At St. John's Home Missions Seminary Ft. of N. Tyler St., Little Rock FOR WOMEN ["7 August ! - 3 [-']August 15 . 17 At New S.biaco Abbey Subiaco, Arkansas pledged and told His Holiness, "This was done because we knew how concerned you were-- and still are -- with having your peo- ple support you and your teach- ings." "His face broke into a big smile and he said this made him happy," Mr. Flick said. "I said to him, 'There are many millions who still believe in you and want your guidance and your leadership and this will show you.' " "The Pontiff then laid his hands on our shoulders and smiled warmly again and said, 'This is good,' " said Mr. Flick. The petition given the Pope said: "At this time, the Holy Father needs visible evidence of the loy- alty of his children. To show this loyalty, please sign and have your friends sign the pledge below. Your signature and countless oth- ers will be bound and sent to the Holy Father in Rome by the Flick- Reedy Education Enterprises." The pledge itself reads: "Your Holiness, I, the undersigned, pledge allegiance to you and your teachings.,, Mr. Flick also told the Pon- tiff that each signer will receive literature d e s c r i b i n g books, pamphlets and films that support the teachings of the Holy Father. In addition, Flick-Reedy Education Goan Convert Forced to Resiqn Panjim, India (NC) -- The head of Gee state's medical college has been forced to resign foilow- iug his conversion to CathoUctsm. Dr. IC Roman, acting dean of the college, resigned after being informed that Goa's Hindu chief minister, Dayanand Bandodkar, was annoyed with him because of the conversion. Dr. Roman was summoned to Government Hodse where Lt. Gov. Nakul Sen asked him whether he had been converted to the Catholic Church. He replied that though he was a high caste Hindu he had chosen to become a Catholic. Dr. Raman explained that he was free to choose any religion and the Indian constitution also did not prohibit it. The lieutenant governor then threatened him with dire conse- quences and suggested that he go on leave. Dr. Raman replied that he did not mind leaving his present post and preferred to return to his original post as professor of path- elegy at the same college. While no decision has been ta- ken by the government on the re- quest, it was understood that Dr. Raman tendered the resignation. SPECIAL GROUPS FOR MEN [--]August 8 - 10 [--]August 15 . 17 (Oblates of St. Benedict) (3rd. Order Carmelites) SINGLE WOMEN FAMILIES [--].August 22 - 24 [-]August i - 3 CLIP ENTIRE SCHEDULE, CHECK RETREAT PREFERRED Mail To: LaymenSs Retreat League, At Address Where Retreat Will Be Conducted. Name Address Parish. If unable to climb stairs, check here !"1 Shop with your Hometowu Guardian Advertisers EL DORADO--Holy Redeemer Church. Sunday Masses: 8=00 and 11:00 a.m. Holyday Masses: as announced. Church of the Holy Martyrs. Sunday Mass= 9,30 a.m. Youn CAMDEN -- It. Leule Church. Sunday Mossusm 7.t, 9=00 and 10:15 a.m. Holyday Musses= 7mOO a.m. and 730 p.m. FOREMAN--Sacred Heart Church. Sunday Moss* 7:00 a.m. Holyday Mass: 5;30 p.m. Ouachita Valley Dairy GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS Serving South Arkansas CAMDEN, ARK. Funeral of JERRY YOUNG, E! Dorado, Phone UNion 3-4003 RADIO SERVICE CO. RCA COLOR TV 320 West Maln [] Dorado Arkansas I I THE FRIENDLy BANK EL DORADO, ARKANSAS Larry's Pharmac El Dorado'o Moot Drug Store Larry Dunn, R.Ph., J. Roy Giles, 201 E. Mai EL DORADO UNIon 34111 SIMS 66 CourteouE A. M. "Bud" SIMS 701 E. Main El J o 101 East 5th Street Timmins. Hardware & Furn,ture C Ph, 3-7104 - Your Westinghouse Dealer -