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PAGE 8 THE GUARDIAN, JULY 26, 1974 In Ecumenical Project Mena Needy Find Help Has A (:hristian Heart r By Doris Campbell Mena- An ecumenical group of women here is finding fulfillment and joy helping people faced with&apos;difficulties and poverty. "The Church Women of Polk County" have been praised by the Mena Social Service Department for doing "what no one else will do when Helping the Poor Two Mena residents are pictured above delivering usable used clothing to the ecumenical Thrift Shop conducted by women of several Christian churches in the western Arkansas city. Army Commissions 1st Female Chaplain Atlanta (NC) -- The U.S. Army has commissioned its first female chaplain. The Rev. Alice M. Henderson, a native of Indian Springs, Ga., was commissioned by Gen. Walter T. Kerwin and will travel to the Army's chaplains school in Ft. Hamilton, N.Y., before receiving her first duty assignment. Capt. Henderson was ac- cepted into the North Atlanta Georgia Conference of the African Methodist Epsicopal Church in 1966. She was graduated from Turner Theological Seminary in Atlanta in 1969 with a master of divinity -- philosophy and theology degree. STEINWAY PIANOS FOR THOSE WHO WANT THE FINEST GERALD NEAL 3417 W. 12th, Little Rock 106 Ouacita, Hot Springs 319 W. Main, Jacksonville Frances Flower Shop 1222 W. 6th St. - 372-2203 Little Rock, Ark. We honor your Diners, American Express and BankAmericard. II help is needed most." The group, consisting of Catholics, First Christians, Methodists, Presbyterians and Baptists, gives time and in- terest helping the distressed better themselves. By doing this they are enriching their own lives by gaining an un- derstanding that poverty is more than lacking material goods. The group, organized in 1969, uses its talents and energy so that all involved can meet the underprivileged on a face to face basis. A clothing center, established by Catholics, soon attracted women of other faiths. In time they joined forces with the Welfare Department in helping distribute clothing. When a more central place was needed to serve an increasing number of people wish problems, a three-room apartment was rented, for a "Thrift Shop." Here the poor and welfare recipients! do not feel as depersonalized as when they go to the welfare office for help. Money received from used clothing given by the com- munity provides• funds for needy school children, pays utility and rent for abandoned families, purchases medicine, helps students graduate, aids Classmate of Bishop Is I of 2 New Auxiliaries Washington -- Pope Paul VI has appointed two auxiliary bishops for the Washington archdiocese, one of them a classmate of His Excellency Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of Little Rock. Msgr. Thomas W. Lyons, 50, pastor of St. Thomas Apostle Church, Washington, one of the new auxiliaries, attended St. Charles College, Catonsville, Md., and St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, with Bishop Mc- Donald. Both were ordained to the priesthood in 1948, The other new Washington auxiliary, a black man, is Father Eugene A. Marino, 40, vicar-general of the Josephite Fathers, a congregation founcJed to work among blacks. The city of Washington is predominantly black, but a majority of Catholics in the archdiocese, which includes parts of Maryland, is white. The appointments were an- nounced here by Archbishop Jean Jadot, apostolic delegate in the U.S. Bishop-designate Lyons is a native Washingtonian. He served as assistant pastor and pastor of a number of .Washington archdiocesan parishes and in 1954 was named assistant director of education for the archdiocese• He was promoted to director in 1964, serving until 1973, when he was named archdiocesan secretary education, he taught at I Epiphany College until 1968. He I was spiritual director of St. I Joseph's Seminary from 1968 to 1971, and spiritual director of the permanent diaconate , program of the Washington archdiocese from 1969 to 1971, [ when he was named Josephite I vicar general. I I KEEP TRADITIONS Santa Ynez, Calif. (NC) -- The Capuchin Friars of California and Oregon have strongly supported the wearing of their traditional brown robes, their practice of penance and their observance of poverty. The Friars, who number ap- proximately 14,000 priests and Brothers throughout the world, live a Religious life based on the spirt and ideals of their founder, St. Francis of Assisi. burned out families, and provides clothing, bedding, and summer camp for un- derprivileged children. The committee chairman, citing some worthy cases which the organization helped, told of a high school girl left alone to graduate when her father was killed. By the time she could receive insurance and social security checks, graduation would be past. She received assurance that society had not abandoned her when "The Thrift Shop" supplied nec- essary funds for her graduation. Another young girl visited the "Thrift Shop" looking for a suitable dress to wear to court. With downcast eyes, she Raid, "they are trying my husband for beating my foster son with a board." People like this, the  know, provide opportu give help and sympathy The saddest of all are I! dependent on the foe ,- dustries in this part. country when loggeL, workers are unable to P"-- the forest becaus severe weather cond leaving them unable to I and utility bills. Many l w would be homeless and d if it were not for 'the Women of Polk County. One "Thrift Shop" who has more time for th' than most other worke modeled dresses, forV women shoppers, a,,, j Ittle tertained children anu io- while their mothers sh0 p also gives advme on air(-.. 1: aUllC garment when asked. st JOns AMPLE PARKING As close to nature's beauty as manki: can create. Little Rock's largest Ch= pel and Family Room . . . for Rosa: Utr Services. -4ges i dy: !!y. HEALEY00.00ROTH FUNERAL DIRECTORS PHONE (501) 664-4433 5800 WEST TWELFTH LITTLE ROCK, ARK. 72204 Join the STAG Lint' EMMETT HOFFMAN Distributor Greater Little Roc]00 Guid00 Jise DRINK Fort Smith, .'. kansas York, where he earned a master's degree in religious Subia.co Students Helping L.R. Clinic Subiaco - The student body of Subiaco Academy has come to the aid of Social Service Medical Clinic on John Barrow Road, Little Rock,whichneeded a laboratory microscope. Father Frowin Schoech, O.S.B., the Academy chaplain, called the Little Rock diocesan Social Services office, seeking a worthy cause toward which the Sunday collections from students could be applied. The urgent need of a microscope was mentioned, and a check for $84 recently was received from Subiaco to add to the purchase fund. CLINTON FURNITURE CO. @ 919 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith Phone 783-8281 Ldrot Sowing Center Family Machines-industrial Repairs and Service 1508 So. University 666-7187 r VESTAL LAB !i Tom Jones Bus. 378-1022 Res. 753-1314 2!16 Mlddletoa No. Little Rnek The Easy Way To Beautiful Floors Hospitals Schools Institutions Agriculture I For Each Special Occasion I A SPECIAL CA_K_E .... [ 1318 mtu st.-Ph. 375-0018,,, WHITFIELD JEWELERS DIAMONDS WATCHES-JEWELRY WATCH REPAIRING Caatrell & Grant-666-6651 Heights Shopping Center TEDFOIID DIIUG STOLE Rexall C.B. Wright -"T.E. Mattaz PHARMACISTS Phone 374-4926 916 EAST N]NTH STREET Enloy Take home six pack TOD ISENMAN DISTR. Phone 374-561 Fort Smith, Arkansas PRODUCE EXCHANGE "For Those Who Care To Save " 1120 Garrison Shop At The FOOD CENTER Mike Cullen-Bill Turner-Larry Biggs FORT SMITH Jerry Lambtotte-Juaa Jordan  PHONE 782-0311 i FORT SMITH OFFICE SUPPLY 16-18 SOUTH 6th STREET HEADQUARTERS FOR OFFICE FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT I l • OPEN 24 HOURS EVERY DAY • MIDLAND BOWL Kelley Hwy. & North ,32 st.-785-2551 , KIRBY REPAIRS & SERVICE fo000000ris*iane00ucation.00e '*0' [ currently holds that post. Bishop-designate Marino was ELECTRICAL T DRUG CO ed born in Biloxi, Miss., in 1934, CONTRACTORS I where he attended Catholic 4020 Bruno Rd., Little Rock [," Phone 753-6161 Pharmacy, [ll{ignl elementary and high schools, ticenKI- Bonded- Insured 4214 MacArthur Drive I Two Locatione/ Apostolic College and Mary I lh Immaculate Novitiate in  • I 5901West lZth dEJlat i Newhurgh, N., and St m _C00,.ERS! I , I[ PLAZA Ecoilonty Drug I -,,,d-  t Joseph s Seminary here. He BlU] ps & DYERS I Pike Plaza Shopping Center :;::_>-:=:==__::::::_:-:::=<-::; was ordained in 1962. Following graduate work at I "Personalized Work" I DAN SARNA, Reg. Pharm. I K-Mart Plaza '_tls the Catholic University of I c.c. BUMPASS, OWNER I Member St. Mary's Parish -- ah 2106 Wtrsing Avenue Phone 785-15PA Ft. Smith, Arkansas America here, Loyola 2909 ... i 562-3740 'lk  • NEW & REBUILT SEWING MACHINES * University in New Orleans and I Telephone 663-6200 t 2700 Pike Ave. - 374-3785 " -ng] NEW & REBUILT VACUUMS Fordham University in New North Little Rock, Ark. • * ie8