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Five? i By The Sentry ! that men can be[ of large uni-ersities and[' little confused about the / Just A Thought A Paid Subscription Helps--- A LaPsed Subscription Hurt& THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK Volume XXVII LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, AUGUST 5, 1938 No. 35 education. President of Harvard Univer- adversely critlcised, believes that too many attending colleges in States. President f Chicago University, American view of He says that "in- have reason to fear elflightenment, have al- restriction of ed- eDPortunity." Both of appear to be of formal education and the type that is preval- schools today. The of the term educa-  development of all the of an individual. be done in school or out Many a well trained very little time in Furthermore, what of education in Our colleges and univer- ia very deformed type. means that the stu- developed. There placed on mental training at the pre- but unless his moral expanded, a person a definite hazard to Of his community, an asset. A bull in closet is a well-known of a dangerous ira- because while a bull he has no knowledge or value of china. A is strong in body and is a grave danger unless he has been respect their rights and his duties, llow can and duties without educators recognize explain His position in .What goes by the name in our schools is not but it is a positive the peace, prosperity of our citizens. In God is denied the Prominence, one stu- Itny. to the integrity )rofession comes Dr." Aleck Bourne, foremost obstet- an .bortion up- girl, who of a criminal as- hmnedlately presented Cotland Yard and de- he be arrested. HIs of course to make a his action. He has of Baron Harder, phy- George VI, and a of medical talent. request for pro- attempt to liberalize laws of England. The I10t been dectded at but the Attorney that ff the opera- a case of life or WoUld not consider it against the law. Dr. that such was but that there was aerious mental compll- the operation were not The case, in brief, to see whether it is unwanted children are born. Such an of the most das- To directly take the who is not an un- on any authority, of GOd, is forbidden and the natural law is promul- very fact that men reason. If med- tre not sound in mind, are in a precarious The fact that the girl cooperator in the has no bearing on SUch a condition could a child, the practice to the destruction of children, even those in wedlock. Doctors to justify such a prac- isgrace to their pro- they are opo via- oath of Hippocrates. was legalized in So- but the law was re- because, despite the precautions avail- ortality rate among so high that godless to. recognize God's the violation of the ---....____ some irresponsible have brought before the world that has begotten un- A church ansas, has protested champagne at the Roosevelt- The President, to and according to on Page 5) FR. S,C:H00 AB DIES MONDAY AT MORRILTON I t I i ii Parish t,cti'00ities Demonstration to be Conducted Fr.Nell, Noted- ,_..nthnritv._.._. CmmitteeSe/e(ts-Oes-7009 n-. " Auq. 11 For Huge Congress, Altar, And Staff Here, _ . lcturesque New Orleans Is Setting Reverend George M. Nell, of Effingham, Ill., nationally known in the field of Catholic Social Action, will conduct a full days Demonstration and Exhibit of Parish Cooperation Activi- ties at Mt. St. Mary's Auditorium, Pulaski Heights, Little Rock, on August 1 Ith. The practical and useful ....................................... " nature of the demonstration TO GIVE PARISH DEMONSTRA- [can be judged from the fol- TION HERE I lowing Program: Program for Demonstration Mt. St. Mary's Auditorium Lit- tle Rock, Ark., Thursday, Aug- ust 11, 1938. 9:30 A. M. Explanation mad Dembnstration: Topic: Lc.isure Time Activi- :ies and the Parish, with De- monstration and Exhibits of Parish Recreation, Dramatics, Study Clubs, Meetings. 11:30 A. M. Exhibits.  12.00 A. M. Lunch. 1:00 P. M. Exhibits. 1:30 P. M. Explanation and Demonstrations: Topic: Religious Instruction Using Visual Aids, with Demon- strations and Exhibits for School, Home, Study and Dis- cusion Clubs, Meetings, Bulletin and Local Press. Reading top left to right: Rev. 3:00 P: M. Exhibits. George M. Nell, Miss Edith Feld At noon, sandwiches, coffee hake. Bottom left to right: Misses and cold drinks will be served Marie Koebele and Anna Jansen. at St. Mary's Cafeteria at a nominal charge. , The Rev. George M. Nell and his Father Nell will be assisted assistants will give a Parish Activity in conducting the demonstra- Demonstration in the auditorium of tions by the following members Mount St. Mary's on August 11. This of his Parish Co-op Activities will comprise an all day program. Staff: Misses Edith Feldhake, Father Nell is widely known for his Marie Koebele and Anna Jan- demonstrations and comes here with sen. Catholic High School stu- the hearty approval of His Excel- dents, both boys and' girls, of lency. Greater Little Rock, as well as of other parishes of the Diocese, will participate in the Recreation De- monstration. Preliminary plans for the ap- proaching demonstration were for- aaulated and tentative arrange- ments made last May at the Na- (Continued on page 6) Guardian Popularity Contest Brings In Helpful Letters Little Rock.Letters from all parts of the State have been re- ceived by The Guardian conest. It would appear that the popu- larity of "Diocesan News" is still -f i " Arkansans Return From Europe, Visit Congress Jonesboro.--Mrs. M. P. Welch of Blessed Sacrament parish, Jones'- bore, accompanied by his niece Mrs. Margaret Welch Fairhead, recently returned from a trip abroad where they attended the Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary. Greatly impressed by the great religious spectacle they For Eucharistic Throne; Elaborate Plans Progress for National Congress New Orleans, La.--Tlae typical  architecture and quaint atmos- phere of New Orleans adapted to an altar as a tribute to Christ in the Holy Eucharistsuch is the unique achievement disclosed in the design and plans for a great, symbolic altar to be erected at the open end of the City :Park Stadium for the Eighth National Eucharistic Congress next October. This will be the first time that the characteristic architectural fea- tures of the Crescent City will be put to .such a sacred use. ................ " " fir': - -  " ...... T---7 M. F. Doyle, Uncle of Local Priest, Honored Philadelphia. rE).  Announce- ment has been made that His Be- atitude Aloysius Barlassina, Patri- arch of Jerusalem, with the ap- proval of the Holy See and of His Eminence Dennis Cardinal Dougherty, Archbishop of Phila- delphia, appointed Michael Fran- cis Doyle to be Lieutenant, or President, of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in the United States. Mr. Doyle is an uncle of the Rev. Father Joseph A. Doyle, as- siStantat Forrest City, Arkansas. When'Father Doyle was ordained this year in St. Andrew's Cathe- dral, Mr. Francis Doyle planned to come to Arkansas for the cere- mony. Last moment difficulties prevented him for doing so. He at- tended Father Doyle's first Sol- emn High Mss in Philadelphia. The appointment is made to fill the vacancy caused by the death of the late Victor Dowlin_, Presid- ing Judge of the Court of Appeals of New York, who formerly oc- cupied this post. The Equestrlan Order of the Holy Sepulchre is one of the old- est orders of Chivalry. It was founded by Godfrey de Bouillon in the eleventh century during the first Crusade and antedates the Order'of the Garter, the Golden Fleece and other famous orders of Knighthood. The Latin Kings of Jerusalem instituted a guard of Archbishop Rummel, sponsoring the congress, has just revealed the design selected for the altar, the conception of Jack J. H. Kessels, local architect. It was the unani- mous selection made by the art committee of the congress from among six designs submitted. The committee in selecting the design of Mr. Kessels, was influenced mainly by this unique adaptation of typical old New Orleans archi-i tectural feature. The altar design: is in keeping wlth efforts being; made to embody New Orleans into every possible angle of tlae great demonstration of faith scheduled for next October, as has been done in the official emblem, in the magnificent monstrance and in the decorations. The altar will stand on a cruci- form platform occupying a space 120 feet square. The platform will be built on four levels to permit the proper placing of dig- nitaries and prelates who will be grouped about the central altar. The altar itself will stand in the center of the highest platform to- ward the back. It will be sur- mounted by a towering canopy, fashioned of balcony iron work supports holding up. a cornice copied from old New Orleans homes and capped by a huge transparent golden dome, from the center of which will rise an illuminated cross. To the left of the center of the platform will be the throne for the Papal Legate, this throne also being fashioned of typical iron tracery. The four supports of the canopy, representing the four corners of the nation gathered about the Blessed Sacrament, are openwork, cast-iron treillage or lace-work, for which the Vieux Carre is so justly famous. The tracery de- sign of grapevine and' grape clus- ters was taken from an original casting in a building close to the St. Louis Cathedral, hence is an aflaptation from the very heart of Catholicism in the archdiocese, the mother-diocese of 26 Sees in the Mississippi Valley. The grape de- sign is a figure of the Holy Eu- well in advance of other features of the contest. Desirous of obtaining the can- did opinion of our readers on the various features of Tlae Guardian we began this contest. We in- vite your letter of criticism and your letters of appreciation of :hese features. The list of features that appear regularly in The Guardian is given on Page 10 with a coupon attached to mark your choice for first, second and third place ac- land, Hungary, Italy, England, Holland, Belgium and Ireland. While in France they made a pil- grimage to the-Grotto and Shrine of Lourdes. They visited with the considered it the highlight of their honor of this Order around the European travels. Mr. Welch is Sepulchre of Christ. a r^minent Jonesboro busin .... In 1932, new regulations were p u ' the .......... [written and Supreme Pontiff maser, connectea with me Jones- was made Grand Master of the bore Daily Tribune of which he Order and the Patriarch of Jeru- is vice president and secretary, salem was created its Rector and In their travels Mr. Welch and t Administratr. The Order enjoys his niece visited France, Switzer- the highest standing in Europe where it has beca bestowed' upon cording as the various features sister of His Excellency, Sister interest you and' are helpful to Madeleine, American secretary to you. Then in a let!er of not more I the motherhouse of the Sisters of than 100 woras write your reasons ..... _._ . ]CharRy in Pars. While m Ro,, for placing them as your ChOiCe :,t. ..... Jan audience was arranged w,, Attractive prizes appropriate :or I i nlln Pnn 9h, "'f a i such a contest are to be awarded lt';;g m'g to the winners. The contest closes the nephew of Bishop Morris, Mr. on August 7 and we therefore, Morris Stritch who is studying for urge you to male your entry as the priesthood in Rome.. -.f soon as possible. There are very Commenting on European con- few days left in which to do so. d'itions as viewed by the tourist, [ Mr. Welch s,id, "War talk is heard [a great deal. There seems to be Prlest-Senator Get much uneasiness and the people Honor From Vatican are unsettled, particularly in Aus- Brussels. (EL--The dignity of Domestic Prelate was bestowed upon the Rev. Canon Broeckx, a priest of the Liege, diocese, mem- ber of the Belgian Senate and for the last 25 years general adminis- trator of the Catholic social work in the province of Limburg. A great demonstration of the Chris- tian Workmen of Limburg in hon- or of fheir devoted lader, took place. tria where the people seem to be in extremely poor financial straits." Speaking of Ireland he! said it would seem that financial conditions are better and the h'ish are in better spirits and morally more secure than nny other nation they visited. "The h'ish seem to be unusually well satisfied," he said. It is believed that Mr. Welch and his niece were the only rep- resentatives at the Congress from Arkansas. royalty, heads of republics, mem- bers of the nobility and others distinguished in their services to the Church or in the Arts, Sciences I and Literature. Members are ] designated first by the Bishop of[ the Diocese in which they reside[ and then by the Patriarch of I Jerusalem and are finally approv- ed by the Holy See. There are about 50 members in the United (Continued on page 8) 2004-Ton Gate Will Guard Relics In Liverpool Cathedral London. (E).A two and a quarter ton rolling gate, uni- que in the orld, has been placed in position before the relics chapel of the great $15,000,000 Cathedral of Christ the King now rising at Liverpool. The gate symbolizes the rolling stone of Our Lord's Tomb. The chapel houses the tomb of the first Archbishop of Liverpool, the Most Rev. Thomas Whiteside, to whom the cathedral is a memorial. (Continued on page 5) ishop Attends Requiem; urial At Millvale, Pa. Was Pastor of00n for Twelve Years; Member of Holy Ghost Order; Ordained in Chevillo, FranCe, 1910. Morrilton, Ark.The Reverend Francis A. Schwab, C. S. Sp., 55, died at the Morrihon Hospital last Monday morning. Father Schwab had been ill for several months. Until recently he was Pastor of the Sacred F-leart'Chureh, Morrilton,'Arkansas. Because of ill health he had been unable to take up the duties of his new appointment as Pastor in Pittsburgh, Pa. The funeral services were held at Sacred Heart Church, Morrihon, at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday morning. :-----7 ...... -- .... A Solemn High Requiem FATItER SCHWAB DIE,q . I Mass in the presence of His -Excellency was celebrated, The following were officers of the Mass: the Rev. Charles Wolf- fer, C. S. Sp., celebrant; the Rev. Anthony Laehowsky, C. S.'Sp., Deacon; the Rev. Will- iam Murray, C. S. Sp. Sub- deacon; the Rev. Joszph C. Feld- kamp, master of ceremonies. Other members of the Clergy filled' the minor offices of the Mass. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Albert L. Fletcher, V. G., and the Very Rev. Msgr. Francis A. Allen were Chaplains to tim Bishop. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Herman H. Wernke was Master of The Rev. A. Schwab, C. S. Sp. Sodality Rally Plans Perfected At Charleston Charleston.--Plans are going forwdrd satisfactorily for the par- ish-sodality rally to be held here on Sunday, August 14. The fol- lowing parish-sodalities will take pare: Altus, Clarksville, Paris Su- blare, Scranton, Prarie View, Shoal Creek, Morrison Bluff and Charleston. The rally will open with a basket lunch in the school basement at 12:30. Representatives of each parish sodality will speak of timely and pertinent subjects. One half hour will be given to musical recreation. The meeting will close with a get-acquainted- round-up luncheon. It is believed that this is the first of its kind to be held in the State of Arkansas. i I THEY PLANT CONGRESS FLOWERS Flowers of yellow and white, the Papal colors, and the official colors of the National Eucharistic Congress, to be held in New Orleans in October, will be planted in a city-wide seed.planting campaign spon- sored by the Young Men's Business Club and the New Orleans Floral Trail Association. Boy Scouts are cooperating in the distribution of seeds. In this photo, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter M. H. Wynhoven, (left). general chairman of the Congress committee, and William T. Harter (right), president of the Y. M. B. C., break ground as E. M. Polson, president of the Floral Trail Association, plants the first of the Congress flowers on the Municipal Auditorium grounds. (Catholio Action photo.) i t iii  Ceremonies at the Throne. :' The body was taken to.Millvale :, ' for burial in St. Anthony's Ceme- tery Friday. He is survived by four brothers, Lewis W., Edward, Joseph G., and William Schwab, all of Millvale, Pa., and three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Sobeck of Millvale and Sister M.. DeSates and Sister attila  the. Franciscan Order. Father Schwab was born in Mfllvale, Pa., in 1883, the son of the late Louise and Francis Schwab. He attended, school in pittsburgh and received a Master of Arts degree at DeQuesne Uni- versity. Entering the Religious Congregation of the Holy Spirit, he began his studles for the priest- hood in Chevlllo, France. There he was ordained in 1910. Greatly interested in Education he did. much for the schools located in the Continued on page 7) Bigotry Causes School Dispute In England London. (lO.The school situa- tion in Liverpool, where the City Council has refused to make grants to Catholics for the building of new schools demanded by recent legislation, has reached a crisis. The Board of Education has in- formed the council that it will withhold $75,000 a month for its efficiency grant. Protestant bigots who support- ed' the conservative party, which dominates the City Council, in it action against the Catholic schools,, may now be faced with a sub- stantial rise in the local rates. Grants Authorized Local authorities were authoriz-. ed to grant as much as 75 per- cent of the cost of erecting new schools which have been rendered ' necessary by the new laws. All over the country local authorities: have fallen into line, and in most. cases they have granted the full' 75 per cent. The conservatives in Liverpool, however, fought an election on the promise that they would not give a penny toward the building of Catholic and other non-provid- ed schools. They won the election and now they are facing the re-action to their policy. \\; In telling the Liverpool coun-\\; cil of its decision to withhold $75,- 00O a month, the Board of Edu- cation comments on the lax man- ner in whil'r the Liverpool eduea-. tion authority has attempted to. taclde the new conditions arising from the 1936 Education Act. Previously the Board had sent' a series of memoranda to Liver- pool warning the local authority of what would happen if it per- sisted in its policy of non-corn-.. pliance with the Act.