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August 13, 1927

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THE GUARDIAN, AUGUST 13, 1927 Page "SCANLANISMS" [ Managing Editor of the Tablet, Brooklyn. ! Worthy of the name falling off in ~nembership, re- conference. for over 500,- !cease identity with Year. It is a bad as it is for the the home. we think, Blaming the in 1918, takes place in The lowered by pagan Referring to the celebrated Jack Dempsey, it has been said he took t a lot of punishment in his recentI I l battle. Prlze-fighters, as a rule, take ,little punishment. The public is the glutton for punishment. Thousands of customers pay flood cash to wit- ness indecisive bouts where the prin- cipals are given fabulous sums. After it is over the usual squawking be- gins, but the public is there again for the next bout. No prize-fighter could have such endurance. A great many like to be fooled. If the thing was on the level, the and customs prices reasonable and the prin- fragile faith of lcipals secured only a fair return for verwhelming. ltheir efforts, perhaps, only a few tion of fam-lwould attend the battle of the cen- pastors only tury. It is not a sporting venture, on the ques- but a business, and g'enera]ly meaning something may well cease. What's the use? Grand finale---Never mind why, but fling out your arms and continue bleating. Unsigned letters are invariably valueless. Without the proper name and address they indicate a lack of sincerity and ettiquette on the part of the writer. Even letters well writ- ten, but without the correct name and address, usually prove to be bo- gus. Some weeks ago a poor girl sent a letter with a very sad heart problem. She wanted advice. Nearly twenty, her Irish father wanted her to marry an Italian nearly thirty. The'man has no religion, but he has great will power, for which reason the father likes him, even if she doesn't. At] the same time she has a boy friend whom she likes. What should she do, i she asks. The poor dear is alone in all her trouble. Usually letters without addresses are thrown in the waste-paper bas- ket. This one however, became Sunday, August I4.--St. Eusebius was a holy priest who oppose,d the Arians at Rome and finally suffered martyrdom during the reign of Dio- cletian and Maximian, Monday, August 15.---The Assump- tion of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This feast, a holyday of o,bliga~ion in the United States, commemorates the happy departure of the Blessed Vir- gin Mary from this life and her trans- lation into the kingdom of her Di- vine Son. Tuesday, August 16.----St. Hyacinth, Apostl~ of Poland and Russia, receiv- ed the habit of the Friar Preachers from tho hands of St. Dominic him- self. He is credited with having worked numerous miracles including that of restoring life to a dead youth at Cracow. He died in 1257. Wednesday, August 17.---St. Lib- nary SECURING FOR THE DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF WORTHY ECCLESIASTICAL STUDENTS IN ST. JOHN'S SEMINARY FOR THE ARKANSAS PRIESTHOOD Any Furl Burse or Share in an Incomplete Burse May Be Do- nated. An Incomplete Burse Will Be Gratefully Received" and Recorded. A Burse Is a Sum of Money Invested and Drawing Enough Interest Always to Provide Board, Lodging and Training for One Seminarian. ST. JOHN'S SEMINARY BURSES.