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H'S ORPHANAGE SECTION SIX PJ o o , gmMiDtnl*tHl*nAmm*aAmD   .* A A Catholic Paper is a | l'erpetual Mission-- i Pope Leo XIII "The Guardian" in every: homc---om: Motto .:. , , e. The Official Organ of the Diocese el Little Rock, Arkansas 10 Little Rock, Arkansas, Saturday, July. 31, 1920 Number 7 SHOP OF TO BE 0F U. S. HERE TO ESTAB- IRK IN W. C. News Service) D. C., July 24.--Most O'Doherty, archbishop been in Rome to limina, is on his way States to complete the for which he ap- Years ago. He will re- COuntry for some time to Manila. tatutes governing the of aliens, residence in is not recognized and of the time necessary of American cit- ;the only way in which can perfect his by living in the Unit- for a short period. Report to Pope Archbishou O'Do- Pope a full report of the dhurch in the Phil- elevation to the arch- in 1916 to succeed J. Harry. Before the archiepiscopal see, of Zamboanga, having for that diocese in of Archbishop O'Do- from Rome, Francis governor general of W.ro.te to Judge P. A. of the supreme court to the great- of the distinguished Jn the islands. declared that he opportunity to tell relations ex- the Church and the for which a of the credit" was at- O'Dohm:ty. sympathetic with community here in- and Filipinos, and to all elements," ttarrison.. himself is a very d his chief nterest of his duties as you know, he predecessors re- investment arising from these en by him work." " IIas Established enumerated in the institutions and O'Doherty eorapleted durin his as Metropolitan Among these are a. dormitory for Uni- Mary's Hall, a dor- 'sity girls; Malate t intermedia' e, with '00 boys and girls; Ores a boarding ng women; gullet- Sanctuary; Kawit [ldrm t; Cabanatuan loner ate; Paranque ildrn; baths and ,dale: ton Seminary; Ong; ,ing to "Con- Angat Convento; Church; St. and day schools reformed for the of De La Salle for the Sisters PICNIC. * high cost of liv- * and we want * ale blessed with , and love's * those who are * us. and Twenty- * eph's Orph- * 60 little ehil. * as you and * Rive this one * in your * them on * n and even- * Gaines and * ** * * * * , Dlt. GUILDAY IS RECEIVED BY POPE AND WORK BLESSED (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Rome, July 20.--Roy. Father Peter Guilday, Ph.D., professor of American ecclesiastical history at the Catholic University, was received by Pope Ben- ] edict today in private audience. Doe tor Guilday presented to the Holy Father a handsomely bound sot of the American Catholic Historical Review. His Holiness blessed the editors of the Review and their work. After his visit to Rome Doctor Gull- day will go to Belgium to begin his work as one of a committee of express who are to assist in the restoration of the famous Library of the University of Louvain. Dr. Guilday will also Report On Devastation Of Churches In France ' In Four Years of War Work of Rehabilitation Which Is Under Way--Gratitude of French Catholics For Aid From the United States. : ', :I," (By N. C. W. C. News Service) edifices will require scores of years Paris, July 15.--At the meeting of and the outlay of billions of francs. the Conamittee for Assistance to the Vast Sum Is Needed Devastated Churches of France, just These credits m'e not supposed to held, it was shown by careful statis- come from Catholic generosity alone. tics that almost 1,400 French church- It is expected in France that much of es were destroyed, 1,250 seriously the money will be forthcoming from 1damaged and 3,500 stripped of their the reparations to be made by Ger- imnaments (luring the war. many under the terms of the treaty of Versailles. Neither the time allowed for the parent of these sums nor their exact totai has yet been fixed. While waiting for the restoration of their places of worship the inhabitants who are flocking back to the ruins of cit-. ies towns and villages, are to have at closed that in the diocese of Amiens least a priest among them, and chap- 212 churches are total wrecks while els where masses may be said, and the 165 though badly damaged, can be re- indispensable articles of furniture and paired. The Cardinal Archbishop of onament--harmoniums,)ells, vestries Rheims gives a list of 102 churches de- and the like. The total amount nec- stroyed and 305 that can be restored, essary for these provisional installs- The Bishop of Verdun retorts 150 tions for the 3,500 parishes which suf- churches utterly wrecked and 166 fered is estimated at three hundred ,which have suffered considerable dam- million francs (between $26,000,000 age, hut which are not beyond repair. '30,000,000). From the Bishop of Sissions came a The committee fully realizes that it list of 305 clmrches ruined and 225 is not yet near.the end of it task, but ]others more or less seriously damaged it is not baffled by the immensity of but repairable, the undertaking. While it is still em- Work of Rehabilitation ploying seamstresses and embroid- In the report read to the committee i erers: while still collecting and dis- [by its general secretary, it was an-] tribhting the necessities of worship nounced that during the four years of the organization's existence, there had been expended more than eight rail- pend some time in England in re- Cardinal Amette presided at the search into records covering early (lls- meeting of the committee and deliver- led an eloquent address Many Cath coveries, explorations and colonization - ....... , l olios of the American colony attended. in _orll menca [ Reports from four dmceses.,.., were ex The American. /Cathlic Historical lamired b--, y the conesondent"  ux^ e'- Revmw ]s pubhshed by the Cahohc N C W r ' " ,- ' [ . . C. Nevs Service. These dis- University, Washington, under the ed- itorial guidance of a group of distin- guighed scholars. The publication's career began with the issue of .April, 1915. The Review is a quarterly. Its purpose, according to one of the edit- ors is "to cultivate a love of Catholic history in general." Right Rev. Thomas J. Slmhan, D. D., rector of the Catholic University, . editor-in-chief of the Review. The associate editors are Rev. Patrk'k J. IIealy, D. D.; Rev. Paschal Robinson, O. F. M., D. D.; Rev. Nicholas A. iWeber, S. M., D. D.; Rev. Victor F. :O'Daniel, O. P. S. T M, and Dr Guil- i ' * " " iday, who is also secretary. Right Rev. William Turner, D. D., now Bish- op at Buffalo, was among the first editors of the Review. The American Catholic Historical Association, which was founded in De- cember, 1919, will meet in Washing- ton on ,November 27-30 1920. Dr. Guilday is archivist of tlis associa- tion which, its founders announce, "sets out to incorporate under one head all those ecclesiastics and lay- men who are seeking" to spread among Americans of all creeds a more pro. found knowledge of church history and an increased spirit of veneration for the great past of our Faith." JUGO-SLAVIA S YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETIES TO HOLD CONGRESS (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Agram (Jugo-Slavia), July 6.--The Catholic Young Men's Ohristian So- cieties of Jugo-Sla'ia will hold an in- ternational congress at Marburg-a- Drau, lasting from July 29 to August 3, when it is hoped to promote a move- ment fr uniting all the Catholic stu- dents of the Christian world in a Cath- olic Internationale. The  scheme has been under discussion for a long time now, but up to the present there has been little or no ]Lope of putting it in- to execution. But the Jugo-Slav Cath- olic Students' League of Agram, which will take part in the Marburg Con- gress, sees in that congress an occa- sion wben the first steps toward this international movement may be taken. The Agram League is taking the lead in promoting the movement, and has issuhd a call to organizations of Catholic students in all parts of the world to send representatives to the Marburg congress, for the purpose of taking part" in the deliberations, and so extending the new movement to ev- ery part of the orld. Financial conditions are said to have had a great deal to do in rebard- ing the movement particularly for Catholic students 'coming from for- eign countries. But the leaders of the Agra mLeague point out that the pres- ent is a very favorable time for Cath-. oies in foreign countries to visit Jugo- Slavia, since the rat.e of exchange will make the currencies of foreign coun- tries go a very long way, and make the cost of living very cheap in re- ality. lion francs in the rehabilitation and [equipment of churches. It was report- ed that" divine worship had been re- sumed in 2,464 churches and that pro- visional parochial shelters were pro- vided in 800 communes. In all 258,000 articles necessary to churches were furnished and 1,410 country rectors, who had lost everything they possessed during the war, were supplied with ne  outfits. The importance of thus providing such requisites as cassocks, hats and i other clerical garments is apparent when it is realized that, since the "law of separation" abolished the "cult budget," some dioceses are quite unable to give the parish priests ,alary of more than 400 francs a year --and now the cassock and hat'alone cost that amount. The fund has received not only money, but also the fruits of many Catholic women's labors. This ex- plains why, on the day of the armis- tice, the committee had in a ware- house ready for distribution, 8,00{1 chasubles embroidered by these' faith- ful workers. Gifts to the fund have come from almost everywhere--from Chili, In- dia, England. Some Swiss towns adopted certain French parishes in the ]   La.t. The Umted States, as all the workl knmvs came foremost in the list of donors. Archbishop Hayes of New York, sent 1,720,000 franes. France Will Not Forget Mgr. Cabanel, a former French mil- itary chaplain, who lectured in the IUnited States, spoke most impressive- ly during the meeting. After recall- ing" how strongly attached to their Ichurches were tlae populations of the devastated regions, and how urgent it was that they be supplied with at least temporary buildings, he laid particu- lar stress on the way in which he was welcomed in America. He was warm- ly cheered wken he declared that such great sympathy would not be forgot- ten in France. "No matter what the difficulties of certain post-war settlements may be, no matter what may be the uneasi- ness caused by the personal blunders of certain politicians, the French peo- ple will not be misled, but will retain a faithful gratitude and a deep affec- (taking care that a fair division is made among the parishes to satisfy at once the most needy); while at least helping the rectors in recovering hat belongs to them the committee is pro- ceedin without'loss of courage in its campaign among' the Catholics of France and their fellows all over the world. Restoration an Imperative Duty The secretary general sounded this note when he said that so long as the poor inhabitants of the devastated re- gimas are deprived of the barest neces- sities of physical and religious life the committee had no right to cease its la- bors. "And when, on the other hand we observe the undertakings of the for- eign Protestant propagandists," he continued, "and when ,'e hear that their propaganda will soon be intensi- fied, we realize more imperiously the duty of promoting everywhere the ef- forts of Catholics to prevent their re- ligion from being anywhere jeopar- dized on the ruins of churches 'that fell on the field of honor.'" Cardinal Amette in his closing ad- dress earnestly prayed his hearers not to slacken their efforts. FATHER E GARESCHE SOON TO  PUBLISH RESULT OF SURVEY (By N. C. W. C. News Service) New York July 26.' The Rev. Ed- ward F. Garesche, S. J., editor of the "Queen's Work," w.ho has just com- pleted a course or lectures at the Cath- olic summer school at Cliff Haven, has sailed from here for Europe in order to study Catholic social condi- tions and social works, especially among Sodalities of the Blessed Vir- gin. Father Garesche will first visit Ireland and England and then proceed to the continent. Before leaving" the United States, Father Garesche completed an exten- ;;ive sum, ey, covering a periof of five years, of social organization, in Cath- 61ic parishes, the results of ,hich will be published soon. He also completed a 'Wade Mecum" for nurses and so- cial workers to be pub]ished shortly. HELENA'S EXEMPLIFICATION. = . -- State Deputy E J. Kerwin announc- es that there will be another exempli- fication of the first three degrees of The Catholic Students' League in Agram invites the co-operation of the tion for those who gave them evidence Catholic press'in all parts of the world of a delicate brotherly generosity," md Mg Caband in making known the forthcoming .... - ........... --. .--I It was pointed out that the commit congress, ann asks me .uuen oouyl . .'. . . " of the entire Catholic world to unite tee had never intended to repmr as a whole the immense damage wrought for the purpose of bnnglng about the I , . urmg the war Wthout mentmmng Catholic Internationale. The address " " " of the Lea- e is" Catholic Students'[irreparable losses, such as the destruc- "" " tion of the magnificent churches of League of Jugo-Slawa, Pejacewcplatz, ........ ne Soissons district, some of which lo, gram, dugo-lavla, d " " " " " [ ainu ' ack to the fourteenth, OUR-0-: "TH-E G'-UDIAN thirteenth and twelfth centuries, the IN EVERY HOMEI" . definlte reconstruction of the religious the order by Helena Council, Knights of Columbus, on the first Sunday in September, being the 5th. State Deputy Kerwin says that this will be the second initiation of this growing council in ninety days. A class of fifty candidates will he in- ducted into the order. Tha major degree will be conferred by State Deputy Kerwin assisted by a team from Mississippi. OUR MOTTO: "THE GUARDIAN IN EVERY HOMEI" SISTER OF M. P. JAILED BY BRITISH BECOMES CATHOLIC (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Dublin, July 10.--The most ptable conversion that has take n place ih h'e- land for a considerable time is that of Miss Barton, sister of Mr. R. Bar- ton, member of parliament. Mr. Bar- ton is at present undergoing a three years' penal servitude in a convict prison in Eng'land for a political speech labelled "seditious" b# Dublin Castle. The Bartons are Wicklow stock, being an old Protestant family residing near Glendalough of the Seven Churches.. They are connected with Vhe Childers, one of whom was Chancellor of the British Exchequer, and with other celebrated English houses. Mr. Barton, M. P., sole male sur- vivor of his line, joined the British army at an early stage of the war. As a British officer, he as in active FUND FOR MISSIONS COLLI00CTEI) IN U. S. SETS NEW REC01{I) EARLY .AS GREAT AS OBTAIN- ED IN ALL OTHER COUNTRIES COMBINED. (By N. C. W. C. News Sewice) New York, July 26.--The annual re- port of the receipts of the Propaga- tion of the Faith is being made public by Mgr. Joseph Freri, National Di- rector. It shows that in 1919 the so- ciety received $1,471,648.53, which is he largest amount ever collected in a single year and an increas of $407,- ].67.26 over the receipts of 1918. By request of the S. C. of Propa- ganda, under whose control the dis- tribution of the general fund of the society is now made, a detailed ac- counfi of the contribu)tior of every service in Dublin (luring the rebellion diocese in the Union was sent to Rome of 1916. Revolted by some of the and the following letter from Cardinal cruelties which then came under his[van Rossum Prefect of the Propa- notice he joined the Irish volunteers Iganda, has been received by Mgr. Fro- and the Sinn Fein organization on his ri: release from the army. He had been educated at Oxford, where he took his desree* in economics. He wmked his estate in County Wick- low on scientific lines. It was his chief delight to train all the young men in his neighborhood in up-to-date methods of agriculture. Although in n'ison he has been chosen chairman of the newly-elected Wicklow County Council The excessive severity of his sentence is regarded as a crime. It will be remembered that he made a daring ecape from prison, but was recaptured. ' i His sister, who has been reeeived i into the Church, is exceedingly pop-i ular. It is stated on trustworthy au- thority that Mr. Barton himself, when asked at Portland prison in what re- ligion he should be registered, replied "The Catholic religion." A formal ac- ceptance of the faith may probably be[ the next phase of the pilgrim's shin- i ing progress. ] GIBBON'S SERVICE CL-B" IS i OPENED IN BALTIMORE (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Baltimore, Md., July 26.--Soldiers stationed at the six or more perma- nent army camps hereabouts, and sail- ors and marines whose steadily in- creasing quota on the streets o Balti- more gives evidence of this city's growing importance as a seapo, are rejoicing at the opening of the Gib- bons Service Club at 809 Cathedral street, which this week threw open its doors to enlisted men. The "club operates under the aus- pices of the National Catholic War Council, the interest of whicl organi- zation was enlisted through some of the camp commanders who pointed out that the city is without adequate post-war accommodations to take care of men on over-night leave of absence The old Lawrence Miller home, fam- ed for its collection of paintings, has been converted into a model clubhouse, ,with halls and parlors, a billiard room, cafeteria and reading and writing rqoms. There are sleeping accommo- dations for 150 men at the "nominal prices of 50 and 75 cents. A player piano and a victrola add gleatly to the enjoyment of the guests. * "KNIGIITS OF COLUMBUS. State Del\\;uty E. J. Kerwin of Pine Bluff and Past State Deputy W. J. Carter of the Knights of Columbus will leave Sunday for New York city where they will attend the Su- preme Convention of the order which will be held at the Hotel Commo- dore for three days. They go as the two delegates from this state repre- sentin the entire membership and councils of this jurisdiction. State Deputy Kerwin will be ac- companied as far as St. Louis by two of his daughters, Annabelle and Es-i, thor Marion, who will go to Quincy, [. IlL, to spend the remainder of the]. summer. ] Judge Kerwin 511 be at the He- I tel Commodore during his stay and * will be in V ashington, D. C., on busi- : hess after the convention is over. State Deputy Kerwin says that the present convention along with the * Peace "convention held last year at * Buffalo, N. Y., will be remembered as * two of th greatest ever held by the * order and more good accomplished for * the order throughout the entire juris- * diction. * OUR MOTTO: "THE GUARDIAN * IN EVERY HOME I" "Right Reverend Monsignor: "The report of the receipts of the American branch' of the Propagation of the Faith in 1919 you have ent me has been a source of great consola- tion. I admire the success obtained by your organization, which is certain- ly favored with the blessings of Heaven. Even before the Holy Father raised His august voice in behalf of the missions through the Encyclical Letter, 'Maximum Illud,' American Catholics understood that your society was in need of more generous ssist- ance; they gave it willingly, showing thereby their appreciation of this pre- eminently. Catholic work and placing themselves at the head of its support- ers. "Accept for yourself your co-work- ers associates and benefactors my sin- core thanks for the help given to tlm missions and my best wishes that the sacrifices made for the diffusion of our Holy Faith be rewarded by Iteaven's choicest blessings. I ask our Lord to give you the means to continue and develop more and more the Society for the Propagation of the Faith." "G. CARD. VAN ROSSUM." The United States report is follow- ed by a summary of what other coun- tries contributed to the work last year, and it is gratifying for American Catholics to see that they occupy first place in the list of contributors, the second place being held by France. The total collected in the whole world, ex- clusive of the United States, is about eight million francs. The figures are given in French currency and owing to the fact that the rates, of exchange [differ in every country and vary ev- ery day, it is impossible to obtain a- correct idea of the relative contribu- tions of each one. At a normal rate of exchange, eight million francs would represent about $1,600,000; at the present rate it is about half that amount. ARCHBISHOP MUNDELEIN AIDS BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Chicago, Ill., Ju.ly 7.--Nearly fifty Boy Scout troops have been organized in the States of Wisconsin and Illi- nois since last February, according to a report made by Daniel M. Healy, one of the twelve field secretaries for Boy Scout work who is operating in these States under the direction of Francis P. McCann of the National Catholic Welfare Council. The movement in this vicinity has the entire sympathy of His Grace, Archbishop Mundelein, Who has com- mended the formation of parish troops wherever the pastor favors the plan. * $ ORPHANS' PICNIC. * $$***$$******$*** This Special Edition of The Guardian commemorates the great charitable efforts of the * people of the state, city and * the diocese to help along the * grand cause of the care of our * homeless ones at St. Joseph' * Orphanage, Little Rock. * Picnic with these dear little * cildren, add your'mite of purse * and pleasure that they may not * know want of food or clothing * during the coming year. Thurs- * day, August 5th, is Picnic Day, * TwentY-fifth and Gaines streets. * t ,i  i  "" I I 'I L i l !7 L i i I