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of NOTE Don Liguio Sturzo secretary of the Italian Peo- h" Catholic group--hasl xs offce to "save the1 from. embarrassment.,, This] slq :red a big victory for l me dictator, who rules the] unconditionally to- Sturzo organized and the Catholic party into such it seated more than 100 in the chamber of deputies. of this party in the cabinet have also resbzhed. between the Populari and is complete. The Vatican firm in its aloofness from all F ROLE--Pdn. Carrel Matchabelli Is to slay the role of th'e - . m. The Miracle." wk.. received a blessing from after playing this (Keystone.) Robert S, Johnston, SJ., _ of the St. Louis University, be able totake his share of estate left by his moth- of the vow of poverty all Jesuits. the rules of the Jesuit so- property that may come to priest reverts to the order death. During'his lifetime of Jess receives only the from the estate. mother, Ellen A. Johnston, died Beulah on July 27. She was of Robert A. Johnston, a manufacturer, who died oh 15, 1907. By his will $4,000 to Marquette College and to Catholic charities. Johnston received the balance estate. She died without leav-q and under the law the prop- be equally divided amon. sons and one daughter. The are the Rev. Father Johnston S. and Walter V. Johnston of and Mrs. Jessie J. Fret, View, Calif. and Walter Johnston we administrators of their estate by Judge John 5 in county court recently. The ir vas set at-S500,000. Eduard Branly, as the "Father of Wireless the recipient of high in Paris on his attain- fifty Years as a selsntst. exactly fifty years since he de- his doctor's thesis before the of Sciences, an a certain of French societies made a marking the anniversary by manifestation. The leading of the government gave approval and support to the the celebration was organ. Paris. Public experiments most recent and curious up- of the principle of wireless SUch as telvlson, for n- e, were held in connection with ceremoni,s were held in the au. of the Trocadero, which, de- its vast size, was crowded to The Psence of M. Leon minister of,pUllc instruction secretary of state for the post- the character of a national M. PavI Laffont, gave the Seated with the ministers |lace of honor, was Monsignor rector of the Catholic In- in Paris, whose presence era- the debt which science owes great Catholic establishment of in which Branly ha so many Years and wher of his experiments. only With the greatest diffi- Branly himself coluld be to go to the Trocadero, is extremely modest, avoids so- of all ',kinds and was, t 4b ' l' , THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1923 L ..... J | _ The advantages we might say the necessity of a full college course for young men were discussed in a pre.- vious issue. No one can question the necessity of #college training for those who aspire to eminence in a learned profession. Success Depends __ You are probably skeptical about the advantages of a college course for "business purposes. In truth, some are convinced that it is a drawback rath- er than a help. Theoretically any one would say that a man with a trained mind is better fitted for business than one not so trained. Success in busi- ness depends chiefly on two qualities: First, the mental power to grasp and solve big industrial and financial problems. Second, the capacity for hard work and the habit of industry. College education of its very nature tends to develop thse two character- istics. But what are the facts in the case? What does experience show? The 'answer is best gotten from the testimony of the great captains of in-. dustry and finance. They speak in no halting, uncertain terms. Has Its Chance Mr. Charles M. Schwab, the steel magnate, has .been reported by cer- tain newspapers as opposed to col- lege education. In his book, "Suc- ceeding With What You Have," Mr. Schwab denies such rumors and gives his opinion of college education in such emphatic statements as follows: "I am no against a college educa- tion/ I have never been. Whatever may have been true in the past there is no doubt that today industrial con- ditions favor the college man. Odd crudities are disappearing; science :s dethroning chance. Business is con- ducted on so vast a scale that the broadening effects of higher education, gained through proper applcatlon, write a large figure .... Higher edu - cation has its chance when the col-' lege boy has mastered all th minor details of the business. Then if he went to college with serious purpose and studied hard and systematically he has the advantage of a thoroughly trained mind to tackle larger prob- lems---a mind which should be broad- er and more flexible because of its greater powers of imagination and logical reasoning. Real success is won by hard, honest, persistent toil. Un- hs a youffg man gets aecusomea to that n school he is going o have a ver hard time getting accustomed tl it dutside." "Go to College" ] r, eorge Reynolds, head of the Co ti: mtal and Commercial Bank, of Chicago, says: "If my words have any weight, I would like to impress o,| boys ane young men one point: Go to college. I did not go. But I recognize that the man who has made a university course has a tremendous handicap over the boy who has to plod step by step through the hard school of ex- perience." auncey M. Depew, railroad therefore, all the more terrified at the thought of the solemn assembl3 at which he would be the hero. He con- ceded his presence at best he could in one of the boxes while the minis- ters spoke in praise of him and his work, but he was finally forced to rise and go several times to the edge of the balcony to acknowledge the accla- mations of the crowd. magnate, United States senator and famous orator, tells you: "Any young man with a college ed- ucation increases his chances of mak- ing a living and of more rapid pro- motion in any line of business two to three hundered per cent, given; that he has the requisite amount el  industry, energy and persistent appli- cation." lVr. E. G. Ripley, president of the Santa Fe Railroad, Chicago: 'Ijam of the opinion tha college graduates are better equipped for general work than non-collegiate.,, Preferred Mr. Cyrus McCormick, president of the Harvester Machine Company, o Chicago: "In selecting help we certainly do not avoid college men, but would rath- er give them the preference, believ- ing that they would make quicker progress and show a better all-around ability than those who had not the ad- vantage of college education." Mr. Marvin Hughitt, president of the Chicago and Northwestern Rail- road: "It is my conviction that young men cannot get too good an education.', Greater Ability Mr. J. V. Farwell, president of J. V. Farwell Company, Chicago: "College men show greater ability in deciding questions and in making sales and purchases, and on that ac- count are likely to advance more rap- idly." "Who's Who" lists 67 successful self-made men against 8,529 college graduates. It also tells us that col- lege education increases the chances of a high school boy nine times, giv- ing him two hundred and twenty times the chance of a common school boy. If all this testimony does not convince you get out and go to work before you have finished college. You are taking 'a great risk. You may live a long number of years to repe Your fool- ish choice. Don't do it now. VATICAN GUARDSMAN TAKES OATH OF ALLEGIANCE-- An unusual photograph, taken in the Vatican Garden, of an officer of the Palatine Guard taking the oath of allegiance to the Sovereign Pontiff. The Palatine Guard performs its duties gratis. It is a survival of an old regiment which in the days of the Papal States did m;litary and ooliee duties in the City of Rome. (Wide World.) NATION PAYS ITS LAST HONORS PAGE FIVE BOOKS ,of INTEREST How frequently one's book atten- tion is caught by the caption or the book jacket. "Our Best Poets," The- odore Maynard says over his own name when he 'ssembles them in lovely array for a collection publish- ed by Henry Holt & Company. "The book is wide awake," we are told, and so reading we step in,de to find the twelve English poets amon the living placed according to the" order of their merit, by the arranger, Mr. Maynard. We spy Gilbert K. Chesterton, Alice . Meynell and Hailaire Befloc keeping company with Walter De La Mare, W. B. Yeats, John Masefield, Laurence Binyon and others. These are classed in part one under the English poets, but part two takes us to the American poets to Ed- win Arlington Robinson, a humorist who can not laugh, to Amy Lowell, Carl Sandburg and Edgar Lee Masters under the fallacy of "Free Verse," from William Rose and Stephen Vin- cent Bent, Sara Teasdale, Edna St. Vincent Lillay and Ridgely Torrehce, or "From a Greek City to Greenwich Village:" In his introduction Mr: Maynard un- qualifiedly says "I believe Mr. Ches- TO LATE WARREN GAMALIEL HARDING terton to be the greatest modern Eng- lish poet on the ground of his aston- ishing achievement in "The Ballad of APOSTOLIC DELEGATE CALLS AT WHITE HOUSE AND the White Horse." Daring Mr. May- CATHOLIC BODIES MARCH IN FUNERAL nard is in placing the poets according PROCESSION AND DEPOSIT WREATH. to their merits. Alice Meynell fol- (By N. C. W. C. Washington, Aug. 8.Tbe United States gave back a great American to his Creator today. Oblivious of dis- tinctions of race, creed, or political sympathies the National Capital, in the name of the nation, paid its last homage to Warren G. Harding, twen- ty-ninth President of the United States. The homage was paid with all tha pomp and dignity befitting one who had been chosen by the ovevhelming News Service.) And. yet, imposing as were the cere- monies attending the funeral vf a President of the United States, it was for the passing of Warren G. Hard- ing, the man, that countless thous- ands of heads were bowed in sorrow and tears, in Washington as all along that three thousand mile hgIlway of mourning over which the funeral train had passed' on its way from San Francisco to the National Capitol The Man Who Loved His Fellows Those who had stood for hours to- day along Pennsylvania Avenue and were finally rewarded by the sight of the black draped caisson bearing the mortal remains of the late President, mourned because they realized that they were witnessing the last rites of] an American citizen who loved the In- stitutions of his country, who sincere- ly believed in those fundamental prin- ciples guaranteeing equality to all men, who detested any manifestation of racial or religious bigotry and fear- lsly said so. Delayed by the mourning of mil- lions who lined the tracks over which the dead rulee was being carried across the continent, the funeral train scheduled to reach Washington short- ly after noon yesterday, did not ar- rive until 10:26 last night. The vast plaza in front of the station had been cleared of vehicles and pedestrians and a crowd of more than 100,000 per- sons surged against the police lines striving to gain positions from which to view the arrival. In the Presiden- tial room at the east end of the sta- tion, through which President Hard- ing had passed when he started on his ill-fated Alaskan rip, President Cool- idge, members of the cabinet who had remained in Washington, and a few intimate friends waited. Solid lines of American constitutional governmen that transcends the greatest tragedies ef man. Two of those who in former yeaxs had themselves been called to occupy the White House, rode in the procession to pay tribute to the mem- ory of their successor. There were the diplomatic envoys of Emperor, Kings, Princes and Presidents of for- eign governments modeled after our own. And there were delegations rep- resenting organizations of busines men, fraternal bodies, religious groups, patriotic societies, civic clubs of all elements in that huge complex mechanism of American life over VOTIVE CANDLE NOW vote of his fellow-citizens to guide thu earthly destinies of the nation. In the procession that moved in stately sad- BECOMES M000RI00 hess 'from the White House to the T IiAI' DDiTllVt Capitol there were detachments from w an ttxlmll)l] l the three armed service of the nation, reminders of the vast power over (By N. C. W. C News Servia^, which he who was given last lonors New York, Aug." 13--A votive=" ;can today, so rec'tly held supreme corn- die ordered by It-Ho, -" .... : round. There were Justices of the -. - .... . ,,,,-,er oz Supreme Court, Senators, and Mem- Premdent Harding while the Clizer bets of the House of Representatives, Executive lay ill in San Francisco, manifestin the sorrow of o aad which was to be burned fo', g tw of the speedy recovery and continu  .... . coordinate branches of the federal ecl gOOCl ] v health will be placed in ...... go emament at the passing of the ne nure I man is whom had been vested the of Our Lady of Perpetual Help an 'third. President Coolidge was there, lighted on each anmvevsary of the President's death, bowedown with personal rief, but a The candle is eight feet high, done I living symbol of that perpetuity of in ivory and purple and will last many centuries, it is estimated. The proposal to purchase the candle met with ready response when new of the serious nature of President Harding's illness first reached the Italian colony. Subscriptions in large and small amounts came readily un- til more than 300 had made contribu- tions. Now that the candle is to ve used for memorial purposes more til)e will be given to its decoration and it will not be set up in the church for several weeks. Among other bonds that can't be depended on in time of financial stress are the bonds of matrimony. which Warren G. Harding presided lpicked troops formed a lane from the for the last two years and a half of  Presidential room tcthe train shed. his life. Admission to the latter was denied to lows G. K. Chesternton, an when we l come to the American poets he places E. A. Robinson and Roberz Frost as among the first half dozen. IIe is re- gretful for not including .ouse Imo- gen Guiney, but he has confined his selection to the living, "One word remains," he says, "con- cerning my method of criticism. It is that of disentagling the central idea doctrine or philosophy from the body of each poet. It is to my mind the only method that is worth the critic's pains, for it is the application of .the ultimate test. Extreme difficulties at- tend its use; and though I admit, as an abstract proposition, that I may have failed sometimes to have cor- rectly interpreted my subjects, I flat- ter myself nevertherless, that I always succeed in getting the right cat by the tail." Interesting the collection is, helpful it will be to teacher and student, and readable it will be to tltose wo have retained their interest and their pleas- ure in poetry. C. la'save high officials and newspaper men. A light grew out of the obsurity of the Tar end of the long structure ann the train of sorrow backed slowly in- to the station. Mrs. Harding, accom- panied by George B. Christian, Secre- tary to the late President, and Brig. Gem Sawyer, his personal physician and life-long friend, was among the first to leave the train. The widow entered a waiting ar and was taken directly to the White House, where she waited the arrival of the casket and its escort. Next came Secretary I Work, Secretary Hoover, Secretary Wallace and Attorney-General Daugh. erty, members of the party which made the trip from San Francisco. Then came the casket draed with the t flag and borne by members of the v- rious armed services of the nation. 100,000 Stand in Silence In the Presidential room, it was re- (Continued on Page 7) LITTLE ROCK COLLEGE Seven Miles From City--Pulaski Heights--Street Car Service Fall Term Opens Tuesday, Sept. 25 COURSES: CLASSICAL, SCIENTIFIC, PRE-MEDICAL, PRE-ENGINEERING, SENIOR UNIT, RESERVE OFFICERS' TRAINING CORPS, U. S. A. For Particulars Apply to REV. ALBERT L. FLETCHER, President. .i/" t