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PAGE THIRTY-TWO THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1920. :iii  i  ? i  2 LU iq i/' } f i ' :?, i::: t !i), 21 Ul I lu . - -- -- ............... __ ........ i','i'iV',V,h',',',N',h. I 11 /f 1. . !- I 1 VI orrlllOtl Why People Should t uy Meat at th Capital Nurop% to buy land and settle in Ar- e kansas. The principal settlers were Meat Market toGermans with a feWswell the list. French families ' Most of the families bought land Because they have the only sanitary meat market in the city, all meat around or within a few miles of the under glass, they quote their prices in the Daily Papers, also have monastery. The little chapel built large signs posted in the windows and in the market, quoting the in 1879, now proved too small for prices on the different kinds of meats. Which makes it absolutely ira- the growing congregation and a meet- possible to overcharge a customer, besides they give quality and ins was held to decide where a larger C " IM Mrt ap00ta eat a :el 210-212-214 West Fifth Little Rock. Ark. This Space Contributed by THE FRANKLIN MOTOR COMPANY I Office and Salesroom, 1110 Main St., Phone, M. 441 Little Rock, Ark. J. H. Neimann G.S. Combs PEOPLES Furniture Company Phone 1547 WE TRUST YOU I i The House That Saves You Money Out of the High Rent District 621 and 623 CENTER STREET ....... I: AUTO SUPPLY C(). TIRES, TUBES AND ACCESSORIES Phone M. 947 Road Service 114 Maiih North Little Rock G. D. Eason, Prop. k== Everything Electrical ! .L,',.., Arkansas Electric Co. 316 Louisiana Street Phone, Main 967 Q U I C K C A F E For Ladies and Gentlemen 108 West Capitol Ave Phone Main 1548 OPEN DAY AND NIGHT C. L. Schafer s Market Dealer in MEATS POULTRY, OYSTERS and FISH Phone, M. 1866 811 Main St. Little Rock, Ark. Phone Main 750 220 W. 2nd St. J. D. Arnold C.L. Kraft J. D. ARNOLD & CO. Loans--Insurance Real Estate Paints, Varnishes Stains, Brushes and Other Supplies --Our stocks embrace only Decorating mater- ials of known quality, and you will find our prices invariably LESS than those asked else- where. --We are completely equipped to execute any work in the Painting or Decorating line, and are always glad to quote estimates. Let us prove our worth to you. Pace & Hall PAINTERS AND DECORATORS 216 Louisiana Street Little Rock, ,Ark and more commodious one should be erected. The few families in town wanted the church to be built there, but the necessary funds for this good purpose could not be raised by the town people. The people living near the monastery were anxious to have the church in their locality. A sub- scription list was immediately gotten up and $1,000 was pledged for the erection of a new church. The new structure was completeu in the early fall of 1891. But the happiness of the people in the country was short lived. A destructive tronado on May 7, 1892, tore down the church and monastery building, and" the people were deprived of their house of wor- ship. At a subsequent meeting of the congregation it was decided to build a new chm'ch in Morrilton itself. In the summer of the same year a beau- tiful brick structure was begun, and this church has been the parish church ever since for both the county and town people. The following is a list of the pas- tors of Sacred Heart parish since its foundation and their term of office: Rev. Eugene Schnfidt, C. S. Sp., 1879-1880 inclusive. Rev. A. J. Zielenbach, C. S. Sp., 1881-1883 inclusive. Rev. John Bosch, C. S. Sp., 188,1. Rev. A. J. Zielenbach C. S. Sp., 1885-1886 inclusive. Rev. M. Heizmann, C. S. Sp., 1887- 1892 inclusive. Rev. E. Schmidt, C. S. Sp., .1893, 1895 inclusive. Rev. Chas. Laengst, C. S. Sp., 1896- 1897 inclusive. Rev. M. Heizman, C. S. Sp., 1898- 1899 inclusive. Rev. H. Meusbach, C. S. Sp., 1900- :1903 inclusive. Very Rev. J. A. Haas, C, S. Sp., 1904-1914 (April). Rev. F. Olfen, C. S. Sp., May to September, 1914. Rev. H. J. Goebel, C. S. Sp., from September 1914. The beautiful brick church and rec- i tory were built (luring the pastorate of the Rev. Heizmann, C. S. Sp. Ex- tensive repairs and improvements were made by the Very Rev. J. A. Haas, such as the metal ceiling and panting of the interior of the church, and metal roof on church, school and rectory. During his rgime, the par- ish society ha!l also was erected Father Goebel also has undertaken extensive repairs and improvements since coming to MomIton. In 1917 all the class rooms were fitted out with the latest models in school desks; all the out buildings on the convent grounds were torn down and a beau- tiful building erected to supply all wants. Besides the furnishing of the rectory, extensive improvements were made this year in the church The high altar has been remodeled; elec- i tric lights installed and the first Eu- I charistic Tabeaacle Safe in the dio- cese ha. been procured. Morrilton can boast of having all :the buildings necessary for a complete church and plant, and is efitirely free from debt. St. Joseph's Academy In 1880 the Sisters of St. ;Joseph of Cluny came from France and erected a beautiful two and a half story brick !structure on Raih'oad Avenue. This building was intended as an academy for the higher education of young ladies. At the same time the Sisters took charge of the parish school on Monastery Ridge. But the Sisters :did not meet with the success they desm-eed. After many trials and vicissitudes, they llinquished their charge and sold the beautiful acad- emy building to the Sacred Heart par- ish for u parish convent and school. In 1897 the services of the School Sisters of Notre Dame of St. Louis were secured and their work in the school ever since has been very faith- ful and highly satisfactory. Sister M. Theopista is the present superior Sacred Heart School has the full course of eight grades and next year an Academy class will be started for advanced studies and bookkeeping. The school is free, the support of the Sisters being taken care of by a special collection taken up on the first Sunday of each month. IN GOOD PART. O, my I5ord, may I receive in good ]part the strokes of Thy hand, and may I be content to see that Thou dost not spare my body from pains, .for it is a great'mark that Thou hast .,me good design over me.--St. Lid- wina. I PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS. /' 1 ]untiring solicitude of this strong and /-'-//'l/l'f [energetic character. In fact much of L,I /.LAb [the consttction work of the present St. Mary's Church was clone by him- (Continued from Page Twenty-Five) self.  ] A famous and elo(luent preacher, residence and the surroumting ten ,,  _ , ......... ,, , . . . .. I I,ev. L'. ,). U lelll?, r, IOllO\\;Ve(I Patl]er acres ot Inn(l, a lnosl5 plcguresque site, , . , ,,. , " . . , _ *     I DOOI;ZKeS. l'llS snorl; Sl, a" Ol l;llree IuKn up on Crowley's mge. xwo I ..... " ....... fat s years was ripe wiEll spiritual prollg years ' er Hfl Lord.hp conducted[ ............... . , . , . . 1or Lne people oi lclena, DOLll alll- four scel's ot vercy to tlns "Fmry ,. . ,, ones and non-Cathohc- Home," which they at once occupied[ r2. '"  lne next pastor, Rex'. M. J. Enright, and called St. Catherine's Acanledy. w"h 1" " t " " ' .... ll; llS WhO e-ileal'Leo Celtic nal;ure, On these same grounds was the small nmde many friends and did effective frame church attended by a Lazarist worlc in Helena for 12 yearsl One of i Quality Apparel  family, at ALWAYS ! Jacob & 50,1-506 Missionary; for we have no record of a resident priest in those early times. Hither he often came and enjoyed the hospitality of the g, od Sisters of Mercy to whom he was a tne Father until his death, which occurred here on June 10: 1862. His remains were inerred in the Sisters' garden and re- mained there until 1881, when they were placed in a cwpt beneath the sanctuary of the new St. Andrew's Cathedral, Little Rock. Bishop Byrue's untimely death and the Civil War dealt crushing blows to the bright future presaged for Helena and St. Catherine's Academy. The people became poor; their lands were confiscated and they were forced to leave that once smiling egion and seek other sources of maitenance. As i a consequence the Sisters were forced to depart. I What a disappointmeht; Ten years! of incessant labor marked by utter failure. Helena suffered more from the war than any city in Arkansas, and to this we may justly attribute her inability to attain her destiny in religious and other pursuits. Rev. Thomas Shanahan became a2 resident priest of St. Mary's Church in 1868. We have no record of his eight years spent there, yet we readily can picture how sad and lonely his Iife must have been since the Sisters of Mercy and many of the principal families had been forced to withdraw on count of poverty. Re J. M. Boliezkes succeeded Father Shanahan. During the fourth year of his pastorate at the invitation the Queen of Heaven. The past year 1918-1919 has been marked by great spiritual and finan- cial progress. The congregation is in- debted to Father McGrath's zael for a mission given by Father Luke Calla- han, a priest of the Holy Ozxler of Pas- sionists. The Mission lent new zest to a deeper and truer spirituality. Many of the Catholic families were victims of the "flu" and a few suf- fered bereavement. Father McGrath was untiring in his attractions, edify- ins all by his self-sacrifice and priest- ly devotion. The spiritual welfare of the boys in one of Father's greatest concerns..He lms organized a Boy Scout Patrol and is their Scout Master. He is never happier than when presiding their weeMy meetings ad bikes. took the lads on a camping expedition and they lived a real Boy Scout life in the beautiful woods near Springs. Father made use of this op- portunity to give the boys some real practical instruction which strength- encd their characters to the formation of more perfect manhood. The interior of the Church has been beautific(l by handsome new Stations, the gift of Mrs. Smith, a conve of this year. The altars have been re- newed by an a.ist of the European of Bishop Fitzgerahl the Sisters of Art Company. Charity of Nazareth, Ky., re-opened The new rectory, costing $15,000, is =. ' the Academy, which the Sisters of well on its way of constction. This i':: : Mercy had been forced to abandon 11 is to be a spacious and modern two- years before. These missionaries from stor ybuihting affording the i the Kentucky Sisterhood will never those home comforts which have been forget the kindly reception given them so long denied him in Helena. by Father Botezkes. Since the strung- Father McGrath remain here to enjoy gle of the 60's the growth of Cathol- it, is the wish of his parishoners. icity in Helena has been slow and the lives of the Sisters and Priests have Judge--It seems to me that I have been filled with unrequited labor. This seen you before. is especially true of Father Boetzkes' Prisoner--You have, your honor; I ing on Leather sixteen years spent there. The church gave your daughter: singing lessons, and Library bindt Arcade Bldg. . :17 and the school we the objects of th ;Judge--Thirty years. | The, iboro c 'hools  i[ are soy EXPANSION g are (  Catho Wish, l i,. are s V fines lille I;e in : WITH an increase in Capital and Surplus from $230,000.0( $360,000.00, and the steady, healthy growth in deposits and the ENGLAND NATIONAL BANK is in a position to be helpful to this community than ever before. A high ideal of community service, faithfully lived up to; caused this Institution to steadily grow in public esteem. It is our intention t make our patrons feel that this is financial home, where a cordial welcome always awaits constructive co-operation is ever at their command. England National 300 Main Street J. E. England, Jr., President Virgil C. Pettie, Vice Lloyd England, Cashier the lasting marks of his zeal for the I painting of her which a.dorns the ceil- ing of the Church, this with other in- terior (Tecorations still remains beauti- I | ALFRED LEYMi:: II Phone I I 112 East Si;" S   tro, , I "  :.turing og! Retail gricultul "Drive 'd C I I vic00 thr( IIG -- unnels, p*odu overlie II Elevo, th.nd fa,n, [tion I ]4},equal  .... it. life  he chi eat, oat ; op- PALACE /--( bas a real gth- For Ladlo, .'rod t, s and a tion For Ladies andlis h ' Pete and Nick stst:re. been  1 WoeO~ _ and S I ions, 211 West S eCf. ' Phone MaiIl are nc .,xt SUl'rOU ;:':n OPEN DAY A-Otherwi: 0, is  This wo- priest LITTLE ROC! been May BOOK/ Phone MaJ I _ Manufact Blanlc Books, hoo00I and Systems, Sp, dexes and Index Tall