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IL:. PAGE EIGHT THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, July 31, 1920. New&apos;Roof ! Your Roof Stop those leaks in your roof-- you can have practically a new roof by the use of NEW-ROOF ASBESTOS FIBRE COATING. This covering, ab it is, makes the roof absolutely waterproof and resists fire, acids, gases and weather conditions. It lasts at least 10 years! Easy to ap- ply. Won't crack or peel, nor run in warm weather. Buy NEW ROOF from your dealer or direct from us. Sold in con- tainers from 5 to 60 gallons. Sample sent on request. Co-Operative Oil & Pair:t Co. Phone M. 1275 Little Rock, Ark. 604-606 E. Markham St. H.F. RIEFF LUMBER Windows Doors Shingles Roofing H. F. RIEFF Box 214 .Tenth Street Station Little Rock Phone 1231 I The Rt. Rev.John B. Morris, D. D., Founder of St. Joseph's Orphanag e (Continued from Page 5.) scholar, the Very Rev. David Fen ture had in store for him, his degree newsy, C R, was the head of Bachelor of Arts. And though on ...... Ithat (lay he bade adieu to his college But honors from other sources were Ihome he did so in compliance with hls by no means wanting, for, though a[Alm a Mater's wishes, "Fuge, quo des- member of the staff, Bishop Morris lcendere gestis," rather than of his was still a student; and in what eS-lown accord. teem he was hchl by theni may be ................. . . . .. . . . ,. . i un [ne s,x[u oI uc;ooer, 11, lJlsnr juoge(t Irom tne omces ne netd, the ""  i" " from New York and .. . ,. , , lop lVlOlrls .a leu granting oI wmcn uepended, not so ..... x " i "h 'erna ,, , . i in uue lme arrl "etl n t e Lr, much on um Iaculty as on the student ,.. - L.A[V. body These very offices serve also as _ :_._.. ,^ , ........  :_, ..... ] Bishop Morris resided at the North , ,,u.  . s .... a ....  .... Amellcm College anti attended the Bishop Morris took in college life, to] "" : his well-balanced mind, his affable received a deaconship on the feast of All Saints the following November. On the eleventh of June, 1892, he received the apex of dignities, the priesthood, in the Lateran Basilica, from the Vicar General of Rome, car- dinal Parocchi. The following (lay he said his first Ma.s at St. Peter's, in the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, being assisted by the Right Reverend Monsignor John Farrelly, the Spirit- ual Director of the American College, now Bishop of Cleveland. Bishop Morris began his missionary labors at Nashville, where he had been appointed assistant at the Cathe- dral parish. As a "dispenser of the mysteries of God," and in the office of "enlightening all men, that they may see what is the dispensation of Urban College De Propaganda Fide, the mystery which hath been hidden disposition, his capacity to rule over the most renowned institution of its others. He was vice-president of the Ceeilian Society, a society of which he has been a member for several years; and this bespeaks his love for music in particular, and for the finer arts in general In military affairs we have seen him successively ser- geant, lieutenanl and captain; this Fea we see him adjutant general to J. J. Long; in other words, he was "all but," as the boys say. In athletics he :was so prominent as to be elected !president of the association; and this i proves that he (lid not surrender one part of the man for the advancement of the other; that he trained the phy- sical as well as the intellectual and moral parts; that he devoted the whole man; and consequently that he understood and realized the principle, "Mens sane in corpore sane;" in a ord, that he did nothing by halves. Furthermore, as a tribute to his elo- quence, he was elected to the presi- dency of the Litersay. Finally, and this is undoubtedly the greatest dis- tiaction for any student, he was ap- pointed editor-in:chlef of "The Senti- nel." This task was by no means an easy one; for to fill a chair that has been so ably occupied by such illus- trious predecessors as Mr. W. N. Law- less, "The Sentinel's" first editor; Mr. Thomas Walsh, a true and sublime poet of the south and at this writing an eminent member of the Louisville bar; the Rev. D. B. Crowley; Mr. Thompson, a poet and forcible prose writer, was sufficient to shake even the sturdiest. But Bishop Morris, true to his native determination, in his first editorial, assures us that he will employ all his energy to-make "The Sentinel" a success. His edito- rials arc an excellent portrait of the man The fifteenth of June, 1887, marked the close of Bishop Morris' colleg days. On that (lay he received the first of the many honors that the fu- ........................................... , .................................................... "!' ................. kind in the worhl. This universitYlwmfr eternity in God," Bishop Morris was" founded by Pope Urban VIII in l as indefatigable. 1627 A man who is a man will soon be [recognized'as such; and if such a man Bichop Morris had the good fortune b ' "  " ' " h' I e a nries el o(1 h:s life is simply of having Cardinal Satolli, who aug t . , " ...... mvamame me ight Reveen(I Thus dogma, as his professor S B 2 " " " s Ied [ ' yno, D.D., Bishop) of Nashville, Bishop Morris more than su ta'n I " ' ,reeogmzed the endowments of Bmhop the higher esteem in which Americans IMorris. After but two years of labm are held in Rome. At the end of the! first scholastic year he received the I Baccalaureate of Philosophy and sev- eral distinctions in the public con- cursus. The nineteenth of December, 1890, was a happy day for Bishop Morris; he received the first sacred pledge of his ho:y vocation, of which St.. Paul says: ".either doth any man take the honor to himself, but he that is called by God, as Aaron was." He received the tonsure from Cardinal Parocchi, at that time Vicar General of Rome. Henceforfl he is no longer a layman but a cleric; he is conse- crated to God bythese words: "The Lord is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup; it is Thou that wilt restore my inheritance to me." Ps. XV, 5. On the twenty-second day of De- cember of the same year he received the two first minor orders, and on March 1, 1891, the remaining two, from Archbishop Lenti, at the Lateran Basilica. Finally the (lay arrived to which every cleric looks forward with longing expectancy and on which he irrevocably binds himself by the sol- emn vow and assumes the life-long obligation of reciting the canonica hems, commonly called the breviary, the day on which he receives the sub- diaconate. Bishop Morris was ordain- ed sub-deacon on the 25th day of July, 189:!, by Cardinal Parocchi; and, owing to the progress he had made in his studies, and his very creditable examinations in the various theologi- cal branches, obtained a dispensation from the regular interstitial time and as assistant at the Cathedral, Bishop Morris was appointed his secretary and chancellor of the diocese. The following year, in June, 1895, he nmde him rector of the Cathedral anti on the llth of June, 1900, he conferred upon him the highest honor at his command--he made him Vicar Gen- eral; and on the third of December of the same year he received the title of Monsignor from the Supreme Pontiff, St. ]oesph's (Continued from Page 3.) Joseph's Orphanage is not only a monument to his successful regime as Bishop of Little Rock, but it is a mon- ument to the Catholic Church of l;he South anti a benefit to humanity of all denominations. Its influence will be felt even more in after 'ears, be- cause the foundation is merely laid at this time The institution has not had time to demonstrate its strong qualities. In after years when we find numbered among our successful busi- ness enterprises and professional ca- reers those who obtained their first start in life from St. Joseph's Or- phanage, then we will realize, and not until then, .'wha this institution is doing for our community and for the people of the South. No one could doubt the correctness of the above statement if they had visited St. Joseph's Orphanage and looked over the intelligent faces and happy coun- tenances of the majority of the chil- dren wb, o are being educated and trained at this institution. Here they equip themselves with the weapons to combat the future. Here the seeds are planted in their garden of life The hm-cest that follows will bring glory to many--to those in the insti- tution who mothered them and mould- ed their future as near as words and action couhl do; to those witql: whom they come in direct contact and with those that Providence has designated as their life associates. Sister's Tender Care. Plus X, who had appointed him a l '['he Sisters give these unfortunate Domestic Prelate. chihh'en the most tender care and But Bishop Morris was destined by Divine Providence for a greater field of labor; for, "He that is faithful in that which is least, is faithful also in that which is greater;" he who ad- ministered so well to one parish will also be a kind shepherd to many. On the 18th of April, 1906, he was pre- conized Bishop of Armenia, and Co- adjutor-Bishop to the Rt. Rev. Ed ward Fitzgerahl, D. D., Bishop of L;t- tle Rock, Ark, and the consecration took place in Nashville on the llth of June, the Right Rev. Thomas S. Byrne, D. D., Bishop of Nashville, be- there is no greater or nobler work in this world than caring for the poor little children who are deprived of parental love and care These good i Sisters have put aside earthly things :that they might give a mother's love to those who need it most. They have i sacrifieed earthly pleasures that they be of sere, ice to God and their church in dispensing comforts and care to he needy. Their reward will be in heaven and from all quarters, as their eart'hly work is for all, whether they be Catholic or Protestant, good or bad, rich or poor. No lines are drawn in their faithful work. ing the consecrator, assisted by the Generous Appreciation. Rt. Rex,. Edward P. Allen, D. D ............ . l /O1 a cause liKe LIIIS, 101 ll,:g SUC- Bishop of Mobile, Ala., and the Rt ......... .,.. ..... ,   [cessIUl progress III our CllJy anti l;ate, lice. .lenolas A taltagner, 13 IJ., THE o[TARD] *xT s ....... . ,  < .. 2klhi .;OtlCl[e([ tne co- Bishop of Galveston, Tex. His Grace .......... * opel'a.lOn el an apprecla:lve pUDIIC, the Most Reverend Henry Moeller,[ ..... ............... an( tne generous an(t reatly response IA L/ , 2a-rcllO soup oI Ulnclnnatl, tic-  , ., ]may oe seen m tne pages ot ms t!vered the sermon. ISpeeial Orp:hanago Number. Here Bishop Morris succeeded to the See [you will find the Benefactors of God's of Little Rock on the 21st of Feb:'u-Ilitt] e ones ary, 1907, and in his first pastoral[ ...... etter promulgated a law that will be I It is only at the tree loaded with ff great benefit to the Church. [fruit that people throw stones. Strauss $30 $35 Remember we manuf Suit that we sell and ment is Guarauteed YOUR MONEY BACI We are unpacking, da est styles in Suits man and the nmn stay young. Come over our stock You buy, but you will. Factory, 729, 731 New York Little Rock Branch, HOT MAR Litt!e 500 $2.00 Per Da O.W. Mana Plunkett-Jarrell We Own and Offer, Subject to Prior Sale Six Per Cent First Mortgage $500 Real Estate Serial Notes pf SISTERS OF ST. MARY (a Mis.onri corporation) Secured by first deed of trust on I Grocer Co. Wholesale Grocers and Coffee Roasters I LITTLE ROCK HOT SPRINGS TEXARKANA NEWPORT HOXIE CONWAY MORRILTON RUSSELLVILLE ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL BLIIE ISLAND--CO01( COUNTY--ILLINOIS Total Issue 80,000. Value of Notes are dated May 1, 1!)20; rate of interest, Six Per Cent per annum, payable 1st and November 1st of each year. Principal and interest payable at Mercantile Trust Corn Trustee in deed of trust. Normal Federal Income Tax, not exceeding two per cent, paid when claimed by the noteholder. Notes numbered 1 to Notes numbered 11 to Notes numbered 21 to Notes numbered 31 to Notes numoered 41 to Notes numbered 51 to Notes numbered 61 to Notes numbered 7l to Notes numbered 81 to 10, both inclusive, 20, both inclusive, 30, both hclusve, 40, both inclusive, 50, both inclusave, 60, hoth inclusive, 70, both inclusive, 80, both inclusive, 90, both inclusive, Notes numbered 91 to 160, both inclusive, SERIAL MATURITIES payable on May I, 192l, $ 5,000. payable on May 1, 1922, payable on May 1, 1923, payable on May 1, 192,i, payable ou May 1, 1925, payable on May 1, 1926, payable on May 1, 1927, payable on May 1, 1928, payable on May 1, 1929, payable on May 1, 1930, Total Issue_2 ..$80,000. 5,000. 5,000. 5,000. 5,000. 5,000. 5,000. 5,00O. 5.000. 35,000. (I SECURI'UY These notes are the direct obligati6n of the Sisters of St. Mary, a Missouri corporation, in St. Louis They are secured by a first mortgage on a lot of ground Jronting 240 feet by facing Gregory, York anti High streets, Blue Igland, Cook County, Illinois. Blue Island is a su adjoining the southern limits of hat city. It is served by six railroads, in addition to the Chicago and the interurban railroad to Chicago Heights. The improvements consist of a large four-story and finished basemy2nt, fireproof, brick also a separate laundry and boiler house--all erected in the year 1915 at a cost in excess of $1[ also on the property a three-story frame building, which was used as a ,hospital stcture. A CONSERVATIVE VALUE OF THIS REAL ESTATE AND In our opinion, the real estate is quite ample security for the loan, but the obligation of the the notes lends additional strength to the security, q'hese Sisters own and control hoffpitals ferson City, Chillieothe, Kansas City and St. Charles, Missouri; also Madison, Wisconsin. The deed of trust securing fihese notes requires that $80,000 fire insurance and $40,000 be kept in force Auring the life of the loan, with loss, if any, payable to the Mercantile for tim benefit of the noteholders. The maker of the note has the privilege to redeem any or all of the notes on any intereSl by giving 30 days' written notice to the Mercantile Trust Company :rod paying principal, a premium of 2 per cent on the notes so redeemed. A guaranty title policy of the Chicago Title Trust Company has been provided showing the ey to be well vested in the Sisters of St. Mary, and that the mortgage is a first lien on the ticn. PRICE--Par and accrued interest to net purchasers six per cent. FESTUS J. WADE, President. MERCANTILE TRUST COMPANY REAL ESTATE LOAN DEPARTMENT Eighth and Locust to St. Charles, Saint Louis, Missouri. J.B. Capital and Surplus, $10,000,000. Real VAt ffA JU] B.I t( A' ]UI. 8