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July 31, 1920     Arkansas Catholic
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DRUG CO. House of Quality" West Second St. Phone Main 227 IIETRAILER Repairing WORK GUARANTEED ltlain 5736. 1206 Main St. Little Rock, Ark. SSON'S and Pie Shop Our Specialty and Retail Phone Main 2320 loore E.M. Parnell [G CO. 81RVIcN._QUALITY and Book printing 7550. 1202 Main St. MOTOR WORKS 1821 Main Street lone Main 4022 Motors and all Electric Appliances. figure on your wiring. THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1920. i i, v  ,,t. ['dwards Ch00t00c} I One of the real churchly chrch-'s nced by experts as the best in in Little Rock is St. Edward's Church America. ]which is in charge of the Benedictine On July 4, 1911, Rt Rev Bishop Fathers, affiliated with Subiaco Ab- Morris solemnly dedicated the hand- bey. It is located on East Ninth some structure in the presence of an and Sherman streets, facing the city immense audience 'ho had gathered park. The struture ]s of Gothic style, to take part in the impressive ser- the material being grey brick, coped vice. He was assisted by Rt. Rex,. with stone and the design is an orna- ment to the architectural beauty of Little Rock as well as the pride of St. Edward's congregation. The foundation was laid in 1901, from which timo work progressed rapidly until in 1905 the imposing edi- Abbot Ignatius Conrad, O. S. B., and thirty-four priests of the diocese. On October 13, 1912, the Rt. Rev. Bishop dedicated to the service of God the beautiful high altar and side al- tars, five in all. Rev. Father Maurus Rohner, O. S. ST. EDWARD'S CHURCH rice was completed to the spires. On June 3, 1910, work was begun on the interior, servmes being held in the large basement. Within a little less than a year everything was com- pleted. Designed in pure English Gothic, the interior is a work of art, and surpassingly beautiful. There are five beautiful altars and besides these there are large statues of the Twelve PAGE ELEVEN J Picld R.L. Hattaway 0. M. Stockton W. FIELD & CO. PLUMBING AND HEATING lhes Main 928.301 St. Little Rock, Ark. Just the Same as in 1914 Discount on Cleaning when payment is on delivery. H & CO. St. Phone M. 5290 Little Rock, Ark. NGINEERS frock, Arkansas thur H. Pfeifer thur p. Pfeifer Plumbing puny and Heating C°ntractors ''VORI( A SPECIALTY West Fourth Street Phe Maia 1516 IVE IJS A TRIAL to the accomplishment of parish plans possible only to just that kind of a O ' priest and pastor. Father Maurus gives allthecreditt°hispe°ple'un- i Th R le fo He lth? der God, while all his people bless the ree u 5 r a Lord in having had Father Maurus | The wisest doctors will tell you that you can't buy Health in a pill as their leader and the director of | box. They give three vital rules for Health--pure air, pure food-- parochial achievements. u and pure WATEIL The Rev. Father Maurus Rohner is | assisted in caring for his flock by the [ ]OC-ARC is purer than the purest water that gushes from Natule's Rev. Father Plus Zwyssig. The con- ] spring. Deep well water, distilled and fully aerated, makes delight- gregation now number 200 families.  ful, healing ROC-ARC. It heals because it cleans e body of ohl The rhen's St. Joseph's Society [ mineral deposits and other wastes that sap youth and vigor. Catholic Knights of America, Young ! | DRINK IT LIBERALLYEVERY DAY Men's Club, Mothers' Society, Young ! Ladies' Sodality and the Children of  ANDERSON Mary are flourishing societies who i - --'----"- WATER. COMPANY I willingly cooperate and work in per- LITTLE ROCK fect harmony for the good of the reon- .;. ....  ...... 0-----,.,-- gregation. St Edward'S Hall, which formerly 0 was used as the church, serves the St. ---"- Joseph's Society for their meetings ""--"-- ........... "' und is used for entertainment for both church and school. Two spacious rooms on the first floor adjoining the schoolrooms have been converted into club rooms for the young Men's Club. They are comfortably furnished and include a pool table, library and other accessories. The ladies' societies have a special club room in the basement of the church which is used for their meetings. There are 200 families in the parish. Attached to St. Edward's Church is the parochial school, which was es- tablished in 1885. It was taught by laymen, until 1897, when the Benedic- tine Sisters assumed charge. The present em'ollment of 165 pupils. There are six Sisters from St. Scholastica, Shoal Creek, Ark., who devote their time to training the pu- pils. Rev. Father Maurus Rohner re- cently enjoyed his fiftieth birthday anniversary, the occasion being up- propriately cele.'rated in St. Edward's B., the present pastor, shouldered the:Hall ' the members of his congrega- burden of finishing the interior on top tion turning out en masse to greet of a previlous debt that was on the their loved pastor and offer congrat- building and by wonderful manage-lulations. A golden jubilee and purse ment and the hearty cooperation oflof gold were given him in acknowl- his people the end was accomplished, ledgment of his arduous labors in their, "Father Maurus," as he is familiar-]nidst. Father Maurus, as his share ly called by the priests and people, I of jubilation, bent his efforts to the may well claim "St. Edward's as his, erection of a fitting habitation for the monument. With it will endure thelpriests of St. Edward's. For years Apostles that adorn the niches on memory of this good priest, who by they had to put up with very meagre either side of the church. One thou-lhis pious zeal, with more than the lquarters, but now they have the sand lights, being controlled by 901 ordinary business acumen and with lmodest but cozy and convenient R'ec- switches, add brilliancy to the interior his affable manners made possible ltor on Sherman street. arrangement. The lighting system is the enlisting of the efforts and the i (Continued on Page 15) INTERION VIEW OF ST. EDWARD'S CHURCH Beal-Burrow Dry Goods Company .,J;!.! dq -- 313 and 315 Main Street Beal-Bur :ow Dry Goods Company LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS I a Home in Beautiful Pulaslti Height00' Live in the pine covered foothills of the Scenic Ozarks three hundred feet above the City of Little Rock. Just twenty minutes by trolley from Main Street. You will be healthy and contented in a cozy Pulaski Heights Bungalow. Homes near St. Mary's Convent and Little Rock College. If you want a home in Pulaski Heights I have it. TROY BLAND bIAIN 8056 0IV MAIN • STREET LITTLE P, OCK, ARK. Established 1864 The Chas. F. Penzel Grocer Co. (Incorporated) WHOLESALE GROCERS ' Distributors for SERV-US Pure Food Co. J. C. Mullins, Gen. Mgr. Little lock, Ark. • ! 31 STORES > ALL OVER LITTLE ROCK SAME PRICE EACH STORE B. Haley J.T. Hornibrook H.B. Stuart ! ! Stuart Roofing Company H. B. Stuart, Manager ROOFING CONTRACTORS Telephone Main 2494 224 East Markham St. Little Rock, Ark. l, C J. Lincoln Company WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS 112 N. Main St. Little Rock, Ark.