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THE GUARDIAN, AUGUST | 7. ! 94 I'AC00 St. Scholastica's Academy Academy, under the direction of the Benedictine at first located in Logan County. Following a visit the Most Reverend Bishop, it was decided to to Fort Smith. A new school was begun, and in 1924. Since that time a new wing has been added. Mother M. Perpetua, O.S.B., is Superior, celebrating ubilee as Mother Prioress on Au$ust 1. State Council CK of A Mueller, OJUJ., fnsrlestem residont o. Uttle Roek Ntary, erlaklef ttum.r, Ft, hltil 1or ve-lwNM--t, IIrke.  doe-lmmklQt, Sra N of the - Meeting of the 8fate Council Catholic of America Arkansas 19th and 20th, 1945 August 19th Assembling of delegates and march to church Sblemn High Mass by Director, Rev. Mueller, O.S.B. the Most Rev. A1- Fletcher, D. D., Auxil- of Little Rock of meeting by T. J. Arnold by State Spirit- I Song by assembly (God Bless America) Welcome address by Victor Kordsmeier, president of Mor- rilton. ]anch No. 993 Appointment of Committees Roll CaLl of officers Reading of minutes of 1942 meeting 12:00 Noon Adjournment for lunch 1:30 p.m. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament 2:00 p.m. Re-opening of meeting Report of state president Song by assembly Communications and bills Address by Gem P. Kordsmeter, supreme treasurer and field mnager Dt ! Address by State Spiritual - rector Report of Supreme Representa- tive, Rev. Edward J. Yeager, Pocahontas Report of State Secretary, G. H, Kenkel, Brinkley Adjournment "" Monday, August 2Oth 8:30 a.m. Holy Mass 9;30 a.. Meeting called to order Prayer Report of Committees Election of officers and selection of place of next meeting Adjournment with song and prayer. The Central District, Subiaco Alumni Association sponsored a benefit card party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Arnold, Park Hill, last Thursday evening and reports a large attendance. The Rt. Rev. Abbot Paul M. Nahn, O.S.B., and the Rev. Michael Len- sing, O.S.B., of Subiaco were pres- ent as were also the Rev. Law- rence Hoyt, O.S.B., and the Rev. Damien Wewer, O.S.B., pastor and assistant at St. Edward's Church. John R. Helbron, president of the district was in charge assisted by members of the district associa- tion. Wives of the members as Parts And Tire Company- 306-8-10 Towson Avenue Smith Arkansas Smith Sheet Metal Co, 400 So. E. Arkansas i Rogers Ave. Fort Smith, Ark. Phone 5763 !Wallpaper - Paint - Household Cleansers BORENGASSER'S COLOR CLINIC Promoters of "Color Styling For Happier Living" BROS., Contractors Fort Smith, Arkansas BECKMAN DAIRY CO. PASTEURIZED DAIRY PRODUCTS Member National Dairy Council "II Spradtlng Phone 5730 Fort Smith, Arkansas St. Scholastica's " ' 1o Open With H,gh Mass, Sept 11th Fort Smith.--The 1945-46 term at St. Scholastica Academy will open with High Mass in honor of the Holy Spirit at 8:30 Tuesday morning, September 11. Registra- tion for day pupils will be held on Thursday, September 6, and girls boarding at the school will arrive and register on Monday, September 10. Painting and repair work are going on at the school now, and will improve facilities for school work in the class rooms and study hall. New equipment for visual education has been purchased and added to the school's standard equipment, which is kept up to date in all departments. Courses are offered through four years of hig school. The curriculum, planned to meet the needs of girls preparing to go to college, to enter nursing or other professional schools, or to take jobs, offers the academic and the commercial course, with a wide selection of electives in the aca- demic field. The home economics department gives courses in foods and in clothing for prospective home-makers. In the music de- partment there are. opportunities sisted the hostess, Mrs. Arnold, in serving refreshments. A letter was recelved from Miss Catherine Promberger, Pocahon- tas, stating that the 4th of July parish entertainment was a great success and that Mr. Bernard Nuce of Anderson, Indiana, won the 1000.00 tractor. She also ex- presses her regret that she will be unable to attend the th trlen- nial meeting at Morrilfon on Sun- day and Monday, August 19th and 20th. Mr. Nuee, the above men- tioned winner is related to Win. H. Nuce, president of Pocahontas C.K. of A. Branch No. 476 of which Mrs. Mary Burke is sec- retary. The Rev. Edward J. Yeager is spiritual director. Fa- ther Yeager was also state repre- sentative to the 25th supreme con- vention held at Houston, Texas in 11942 and will give his report of ,this meeting at the Morrilton meeting. If any member has changed residence please notify the Su- preme Secretary, No. 4 North 8th St., St. Louis, 1, Mo., so that mail and your copy of the C.K. of A. Journal will reach you promptly. A very interesting letter, from Supreme Trustee, Ted J. Hiegel, appears in the August Journal, .which gives some of, his exper- mncs.:in, the2xmy since.,leaving Boston Harbor to 'England, France, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Czech- oslovakia and back into Southern Germany, where he is now help- ing to set up Military Government picking of PW's and displaced persons, the one time slave labor of the Nazis. He is hoping 'to be back home in Conway soon. for private lessons in piano, voice, organ, or violin, besides the glee club and choral club. Funda- mentals of speech is a required course for freshmen, and dra- matics classes and private expres- :sion lessons are given i.n the 'speech department. Excellent facilities for physical !education and recreation are pro- i aided in the seventy-acre campus, the large gymnasium, and the in- door swimming pool. During the past school year, the Red Cross Senior Water Safety and Life Saving Course was taught to a group of the older students at the school by Mr. C. E. Bell of the i local Red Cross chapter. Other such courses, both of junior and senior grade, are being planned for the coming year. St. Boniface Church, Hot Springs Rev. AJtthony Imcowsky,  Ip, CeJlwmy, $piritull Dhrector (rl J. Meurer, Little Roak,.Preaidemt G. H. Kenkel Brlnkle" Ik0reta-Tmsut John Meu8 fir., Atkin| First Vie. PpNldemt Frank Willems, Subiaeo Second rico Prasidout Peter P. Hiesel, Conwsy. George 8teimel, Pocahontas Third Yi@. PreJfdeat Altus.--At a recent congrega- tionl eeing at Altus, plans for the State Convention on Septem- ber 2, and 8, for which St. Mary's Parish will be host, were discussed and committees appointed to make arrangements and handle details for this convention. The com- mittees appointed are the follow- ing: Reception Committee; Housing Committee; Refreshment Commit- tee; Committee on arrangement of School for general meetings and : special committee meetings; Fi- nance Committee. Delegates, are expected to be- gin arriving on Saturday evening, September 1, meetings of the Exe- cutive Commitees of the Men's and Women's Sections to take place at 7:3G p.m. Saturday. The convention will be officially opened, on Sunday morning, Sep- tember 2 at 8:00 a.m., with a joint meeting of the Catholic Union and Catholic Women's Union. After the opening execise, the dele- gates will,march ia procession to St. Mary's Church for Solemn High Mass at 9:00 a.m. Sunday afternoon will be de- voted to business meetings of the Men's and Women's Sections of Youth Rally and final Public Speaking contests for the winners, of contests conducted in District Leagues, both junior and senior CHARACTER DOLL "" VOGUE Toys ( For Girls and Boys  III No. 11 Phone 8135f), 41 Fort Smith, Arkansas I I I I III Beautiful St. Boniface Church is located at 18th and B Streets. Under the direction of the Benedictine priess of Subiaco, the church property occupies a full block, containing a church, school, rectory, convent and parish hall. The Rev. Mark Berger, O.S.B., is pastor, assisted by the Rev. James Foley, O.S.B. The Benedic- tine Sisters of St. Scholastica's Convent are in charge of the school. St. Boniface School To Hold Registration September 4 & 5 Catholic Union Smith---Students of St. Boniface School, Fort Smith. will of Arkansas register September 4th and 5th, according to announcement today/ and regular class work will begin Monday, September 10th. St. Boniface School, conducted by the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica's Convent, under the supervision of the Benedictine Fa- thers of Subiaco, has served Fort Smith since 1887. The present school buildin was erected in divisions. A Civic Forum will be held on Sunday evening beginning at 7:00 !o'clock, followed by a Community Sing and Lawn Fete at 8:30 p.m. Activities on Monday, Septem- ber 3, will be opened with the an- nual Solemn Requiem High Mass for the repose of the souls of de- ceased members of the Catholic Union and Catholic Women's Union. The remainder of the morning will be devoted to busi- ness meetings of both organiza- tions. The convention will be closed with Solemn Benediction of- the Blessed Sacrament and Te Deum at 11:30 a.m. The pastor of the host parish, Father Gregory Kehres, O.S.B., has requested that all societies send the names of all delegates attending to him not later than Saturday, August 22nd., in order that the housing committee can arrange for sufficient housing for all delegates andguests attending. " Letters of thanks have just been received by the president of the organization from our Most Rev- erend 2/uxtliary Bishop Albert L. Fletcher and from Rev. Bernard L. Bolds, for material assistance J rendered toward the upport of the Diocesan missions at DeQueen and Forman. A check for $42.50 donated by members of our or- ganization toward the support of these missions having recentIy .been sent to our Most Reverend Auxiliary Bishop. Father Bolds is very appreciative of this as- sistance since Foreman and De- Queen are 30 miles distant and Mass is said in both Missions every Sunday. The number of Catholics in both of these missions is small and most of these are of very limited means. In addition to these missions Father Bolds at- tends to,the spiritual needs of the Catholics at Ashdown, which is 36 miles from DeQueen in the op- f" posite direction from Foreman. Father Bolds assures us that he AMERICAN DAIRY 3027 Grand Fort Smith Arlmnms Compliments of Willard Mirror Co. Fort Smith Arkansas Daly Monumental Works will remember those rendering this material assistance to our missions right here at Home in his prayers of thanksgiving. To minister to his missions most of the roads traveled by Father Bolds are of gravel which makes the wear and tear of his mission car excessive. Our membership is reminded that the needs of the diocesan missions continue year after year and that the mission we are sup- porting at the Booneville Sana- torium also requires material as- sistance. Our Secretary will wel- come any gift from any individual or society towards the support of our missions. 1911. Several hundred boys and girls are taught in the parish school an- nually, from Kindergarten through the eighth grade. The faculty, con- sisting of eight teachers, is sup- plemented by the pastor, the Rev. Mark Berger, O.S.B., and his as- sistant, the Rev. James Foley, who conduct the Bible and Religion classes. Many repairs have been made in the school building during the summer months in preparation for FARMERS STOCKMEN-POULTRY , wth a DEMING Automatic WATER SYSTEM you can have CITY PRESSURE in your home, wash house, barn and other buildings. We glally furnish free estimates for eomplete water systems and sup- ply all material. Air Equipment Co. Phone 7402 1021 Grand Ave. Ft. Smith Arkansas "Largest Dealer in the Southwest" W. H. Gford, Owner Mrs. Tom Daly, Mffr. I005-07 Rogers Ave. Fort Smith Arkansas Ft. Smith Structural Steel Co. 600 Wheeler . Phone 5962 Your C E. Dealer * the coming school year, which will add greatly to the contentment and happiness of pupils and teach- ers. The school is very proud of its large library consisting of three thousand of the choicest and best reference and fiction books. All the latest books for lower, upper and junior high grades are in- cluded, The playground is well equip- ped. The teachers alternate su- pervision of the play time. Games are played according to the sea- sons--football, basketball, volley IDEFENDER (Continued from page 2) try. We prefer a Martyr Church to a Slave Church!' Living Doctrine Of Church "This then /s the living doctrine of the Church, ever aware of the words of Christ: 'As they have persecuted me, they will persecute you... ' "The spectacle of Spain has not been without its counterpart in the present war. In many in- stances the first victims of the ag- gressor powers have been Cath- olic Bishops because they were the moral and inspirational support of their oppressed and dispersed flocks . "Even as many churches have been dominated by civjl govern- ments in various countries, so, too, many attnts have been made to enslave the Catholic Church. But these attempts have i;failed be- cause he Popes stood firm and steadfast on the rock of Peter, to whom Christ promised: "NON praevalebur, tl  they shall NO prevaill' Ftmeral For Mother Of Eight, Hself One Of 18 Childrea Lafayette, La. {lOMrs. Philbert Robin, who was buried from the Cathedral of St. John the Bap- tist, is survived by 13 sisters, five brothers, a step-brother, a step- sister, five sons, three daughters and 22 grandchildreu. One of her sons is Borther Cornelius Law- rence, F.S.C., Franklin, La. Mrs. Robin, who was Miss Marie Schexdaider, was 58 years old. India Leghlatlve Body Has Chrbtlan ljoHt Kuravilangad, India. 00A ma- jority of Christian members have been elected to the State Legis- lature of Cochin. The body now constitutes 18 Christians, 14 Nairs or Caste-Hindus, 5 Ezhavas or non-Caste Hindus, and 2 Moslems. Of the 18 Christian members 11 ,re Catholics. ball, softball, baseball, etc. Scholarship, moral training, good citizenship come first, with health education a close second. Music and art receive special em- phasis. Various contests and in- teresting devices are woven in throughout the school year to ad- vance learning and to stimulate the children's ambitions. The Solid Steel Scissors Company Fort Smith, Arkansas -.. . 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