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THE GUARDIAN, AUGUST 21, 1942 ,, PAGE FIVE / / m / , . I HE PICKED 'UNKNOWN SOLDIER; lhree Remarkable Lures At Lanada bhrnne ,00rchbishop Conducted 000vena To St. Anne L)ubuque, In. (E)The Most Rev. Francis J. L. Beckman, Arch-  of Dubuque, and pilgrims from the Archdiocese who ac- aaied him to the Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupre in Canada rt they were witnesses of three remarkable cures which took at the sllrine during their stay there. #ILTW0 of the cures took place at the blessing of the sick on the  of St. Anne. Fifty thousand pilgrims from widely separated e: States and Canada assembled in the square as :E? of the Unitedan eanied 4 hgf tB.eknm e the Blessed Sacrament from the k S to a temporary altar before' the hospital on the 00VATION .P(C0ntinued from page 1) J0., ordination he attended Little C011ege and St. John s Sem- IS' He is a native of Little (J,kand St. Andrew's Cathedral Jk After ordination his first traent was as professor at ][,rainary, and he headed Cath- gh School in 1930. He was ll[ed to the rank of Papal ]"merlain with the title of ae ._everend Monsignor in Jan- 935, and served as spiritual r of St. John's Seminary 'u. In 1940 he was relieved :Ji office to devote all his time h0ols and hospitals of the li he. Msgr. Healy served last as vice-president of the ean Hospital Assn. At pre- |lve is secretary of the Catho- [i,,aference of Bishop's Repre- ies connected with the ]i ae Hospital Assn., Chairman =e United Service Organiza- , reuncil governing body of ock, Moderator of the perated usa Club in , tock, Personnel chairman l Family Service Age. of .Ock, a service organization IR[ned by the Community l2-a member of the Arkansas i,_lanning Board, and spiritual [of the Catholic Nurses' 1;-I ulsgr. Healy was first spirit- l rector and organizer of the IL'Q . --'-  igRh:,,,aOck Diocesan Council of lc Women. Lately he has Ik e greatly is planning Civil- fense in Little Rock, in the Imeacy medical service branch. 'lgnor Allen, secretary to mt-_,lXCellency ' the Most Reverend --'lll' and Rector of St. Andrew's ral, is also a native of Little and the Cathedral parish. a ordained in Rome Febr-  1931, where he had spent I'Years in the Pontifical Ro- Itlinary. A faithful server .Bishop's Mass as a boy, ----ul- uen has served since 1933  Bishop's secretary. His |'Pointment after ordination a.t of professor at Catholic F,,Chool. Before the end of t year he was appointed t "at to the late Monsignor rLsecretary to the Bishop. Uatholic High school, Msgr. Was appointed assistant at edral, and at the death of 0000'/lS00er in 1933 succeeded him --re', tary to His Excellency. He evated in 1935 to a Papal _erlain, with the title Very t'e. d_ Monsignor. In January, .Jpllowing the death of the ,e_ Rector of the Cathedral Moran, His Excellency Allen Rector of the Since his appointment Dosition. Msgr. Allen has the new parish hall at Louisiana Sts. Gallagher, Vice-Rec- John's Home Missions is a native of Philadel- received his early eduea-' Lady of Mount Carmel :adelphia Catholic High was graduated from before entering in Little Rock. the Priesthood in 1925, was elevated to a with the title Monsignor in 1935. ordination he has been With Little Rock's sec- been for a number of the Preparatory For a number of Gallagher has done work at the Uni- Pennsylvania. As Vice- thd Seminary he assists James P. Gffney, the administration of At present Msgr. is in Philadelphia, where notified last week by wire new honor. is also known to Our Lady of Per- Court, Catholic Dau- u Lt Smith, a native of t Arkansas, attended College and St. John's a and was ordained De- | Msgr. Smith's first ] was to the faculty of *ck College. In Septem- 9 I, he was appointed pro- mathematics at Catholic ; In December, 1933, to the Seminary fac- he has remained to i"  date. From 1935 to Flir =1 ....  gr. Smith served as spirit-! ilol .or of St. John's Home Seminary. In 1935, he i 'lal C ated to the dignity o  ,,t araberlain. t'"1' Loeb, Dean of Third Dis- |;h, '''ds the unique honor of :'(}hr ,een the first student of  e dl Seminary to be raised ! vI0. airy of the priesthood by :i ord ueverend Bishop. He '[ irat ned in 1912, celebrating tii ii } l'h  olemn Mass on the Feast' ly Rosary, October 11, [[iilly ' ther Loeb has been for i  Pastor of St. Mary's e t. Vincent, (P. O. Hat- [;;.br{'-In 1927, Father Loeb r!:lled his Silver Sacerdotal |. ai end was honored on this | ' .Y the presence at St. Vin- | .... " ishop Morris, who con- During the blessing with the Sacred Host, William Doonan, of Port Alfred, Que., an ll-year-old boy afflicted with osteomyelitis, was reported able to discard the crutches he had used for three years and to walk unaided. Jotm Coonor, of Boston, who had come to the shrine with the New England pilgrimage, was also re- orted cured during the blessing. As Archbishop Beckman raised the Blessed Sacrament life, is reported to have returned to Mr. Coonor's deformed limb, from which he had suffered many years, and he was able to walk without mechanical aid. Convert To Church The third remarkable cure re- ported was that of Miss Helen Tubbs, of Lansing, Mich., an Epis- copalian who became a during her visit to the shrine. Thirty-two years old, Miss Tubbs had been a crippIe since 1921, as the result of an attack of infantile paralysis. Having heard of the Shrine of St. Anne, Miss Tubbs took the journey alone, being helped on and off the trains by considerate passengers. At the hospital across from the shrine, she asked a priest to instruct her in the Catholic faith. On Saturday, July 25, the Vigil of St. Anne, when she was conditionally baptized, her condi- tion had improved and she was able to take a few steps without crutches. On the Feast of St. Anne she received her First Holy Com- munion and was confirmed by His Eminence Rod'rigue Cardinal Villeneuve, Archbishop of Quebec. She was then able to discard the braces she had worn on the upper part of her body and on one limb. The doctor at the hospital re- i ported that circulation had re- turned to the limb, which had practically atrophied, and that it would soon be normal "It was truly a holy pilgrimage in the strict sense of the term pilgrimage." Archbishop Beckman declared on returning here. "From the time we left Chicago we were shut away from the world and its cares and during the whole two weeks our time was devoted' to prayer." firmed following the Mass. Con- gratulated by His Excellency on his Silver Jubilee, Father Loeb was on that day appointed Dean of the Third District, because, in the words of His Excellency, "he has been a faithful servant, and holds the distinction of being the i first priest from St. John's Sem- inary." "Twenty five years ago," spoke the Bishop of Father Loeb, "he stood before me as a Seminarian. I gave him the exhortation: 'Dearly beloved son, see that you perform the duties of the priesthood well. Let your life be one of holiness, and may it be a blessing to the body of Christ'. Today I can say without exaggeration that his has been a useful priest's life. He has been a good, faithful priest, a loyal priest, a priest the Bishop may be proud of". On the occasion of his Jubilee Father Loeb was honored by fel- low priests and alumni of St. John's at a meeting of he Alumni Assn. Father O'Connell, who has also been named a papal chamberlain with the title Very Rev. Monsig- nor, is State Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, Chaplain of Little Rock Council 812, President of Catholic High school and Dio- cesan Director of Catholic Women, through which appointment he i holds the office of Chaplain of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women He is a native of Brock- ton, Mass. He attended Littl, Rock College and St. John's Sem- inary, and was ordained to the Priesthood February, 1933. His first appointment was as science professor at Catholic High school, where he has been connected since. Succeeding Msgr. Healy, Father O'Connell was named President of Catholic High school in September, 1938. When news of his new honor reached Little Rock he was i in Massachusetts visiting'his par- ents. Bishop Morris notified him by wire of his elevation. As State Chaplain of the Knights of Colum- bus Father O'Connell took promin- ent part in the Supreme Conven- tion in Memphis this past . week INFIRMARY (Continued from page 1) the next class which will be in January or February of 1943. It is desirable to have them in as soon as possible. The require- ments are first and foremost, an alert and healthy mind and body, and a patient, sympathetic under- standing of human nature Cheer- fulness and serf-sacrifice with a willingness to serve are a nurse's essential qualities. A cert[flcate from an accredited high school of cholastic ability and achieve- ment is indispensible to meet the requirements for the School of Nursing. RCHY This is one ot a series pre- senting members ot the Amer- , ivan Hierarchy. No. 173. BlshoI W. A. Griffin 1Iost Rev. William Aloysius Grif- 'fin, Bishop of Trenton. Born, Nov. 20, 1885, at Newark, N. J. 'Ordained Aug. 15, 1910. On fac- iulty of Seton Hall College, Sduth 'Orange, N. J., 1910-25. Pastoral work in Diocese and Archdiocese of Newark, 1925-38. Named ,e Papal Chamberlain, 1929. Na: Treasurer, Society for the of the Faith, 1935, Titular Bishop of Sana* Feb. 26, 1938, and. amed of Newark. Consecra. t: May 1, 1938, at Newark. Ap- Bishop of Trenton, May 1940. Installed July 23, 190o K00HT$ (Continued from' page 1) claims to confidence, their co- workers deepen their spirit of union and permanent good results are assured. We must ever bear in mind that the Church which is 'the pillar and mainstay of truth' vas made one and holy by God Himself. "As guardians and courtiers of the home, you have made the family the focal point of your mis- sion. While the glory of the great deeds which have been accom- plished by the Knights of Colum- bus in the sixty years of their existence is due mainly to the efficiency of their organization and is, of course, reflected on you the members, nevertheless the special glory which is merited by a spirit- ually healthy and robust home is one which belongs to each in- dividual member. Tribute Paid Catholic Sergeant Who Selected Unknown Soldier's Body Arlington, Va. (E)--Final tribute was paid at Arlington National Cemetery today to Sgt. Edward F. Younger, 43, World War I veteran who chose in France the body of the Unknown Soldier whicl now rests at the national shrine here. Sgt. Younger died in Chicago last Thursday. Funeral services were conducted at noon today in the Fort Myer Chapel by Father Edward J. Gra-: cey, Catholic chaplain at the post. The body was interred with full military honors in the World War I section of the cemetery. National officers of the Ameri- can Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars met the funeral cor- tege when it arrived at Union Station, Washington, from Chicago early this morning. Accompany- ing the body were Sgt. Younger's widow, two children and other relatives, a guard of honor and a military escort. Chicago. (E)--Solemn Mass of Requiem was offered at St Syl- vester's Cl'iurch here this morn- ing for Sgt. Edward F. Younger, twice-wounded infantry sergeant of the last war who was delegated to select the body of the Unknown Soldier. Sgt. Younger died last "Thurs- day of a heart attack at Hines Memorial Hospital here after a Noblewoman Heads Women's Order In Brazil Sac Paulo, Brazil. (E)--An Aus- trian noblewoman is Superior of a new congregation for women just founded by Dam Pedro Roe- ser, Abbot of the Benedictine Ab- bey of Jundiai, State of Sao Paulo. The new congregation, which is called the Oblates Regular of St. Ursula, will undertake missionary work in rural areas, which include large fazendas (farms) and =mall industrial centers. The places are at such great distances that priests can visit them infrequent- lY'The Oblates of St. Ursula go in groups to a particular place as- signed to them and remain there for a month, ministering to the spiritual and even physical needs of the people, instructing the chil- dx'en and generally preparing them for the priest against the day of his coming. After a month thus spent in a distant rural place, the Sisters return to their headquarters for a short stay during which they renew physical and spiritual stren- gth. 1,000 Soldiers Attend Mass In Tribute To Military Vicar Anniston, Ala. (E)One thous- and officers and men of the 2nd Regiment at Fort McClellan at- tended a Field Mass here in tri- bute to the Most Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Archbishop of New York and Military Vicar, for his continued solicitude for the spiritual welfare of Catholic men in the armed forces in the United States. The Mass, celebrated by Father Harold P. O'Gara, Chaplain of the 2nd Regiment, was followed by a Communion Breakfast at the USO club operated by the National to the club with the Regimental Band at the head and colors flying. Lt. Col. Sapia-osh, Commander of the 6th Battalion, led the con- voy. Speakers, introduced by acting Master of Ceremonies John B. McCloskey, Director of the Club included Col. Gilfillian, Reg- "At the same time it is the Order's chief claim to .honor, e- Catholic Community S e r v t c e. cause it is the riches gift, 1 Twenty-eight Army trucks secured most constructive contribution  through Brig. Wallace Phlloon, can offer to the country. Thus it Commanding General at Fort is that love of home and love of McClellan, convoyed the soldiers country are forged, as it were, into one and the same bond oil grealer Christian peection. It is our fervent prayer that this two- fold bond of love will always be the outstanding characteristm of every Knight of Columbus." 00rs. 00ar,a00 Catholic Lay Leader, Dies imental Commander; Col. Akron, O (9-" Fun^raI= s^rvices IExeeutive= ....... Officer of the 2nd Reg- Mar-aret Mulcah, I nuen; Major aoreillson, Corn for Mrs.  ' mand ' - prominent in Catholic activities[ er of the 2nd Battalion, and Chaplain O'Gara here for many years were held " _ in St Vincent's Chudch here I ...... -= . ,ooo Named Titular Bishop Widow of Cornelius Mulcahy,] ............. prominent contractor and civic ildVejrCnorYan%ccfhe Very Rev. "r i, OSB, Ab leader in Akron and vicinky zo b^, ......... . - .... r- Mrs Mulcah- u, uz r. FaUl wlmout the Walls, a number oz yea .-,  has b died at her home here Sunday of o_een named. Titular Bishop ' ne oeoase In t.;nlcia after several months illness  of her many interests was the National Catholic School of Social Service in Washington, D.C., to which she made several gifts. DR. ANNIE M. BREMYER Chiropractor Pathometrio Precision Diagnosis 14 Yurs Bxpe3e. |enee 8J a Gr&d- unto Nurse Phons S-84 BIO E. at a L.tttle aok, Aek. long illness. Farewell tribute was paid Sgt. Younger by the Ameri- can Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the Mass in St. Sylvester's Church and earlier at special Legion and V.F.W. services. The funeral cortege was accom- panied to the church by a guard of honor and a military escort, both of which later left with Sgt. Younger's widow, two children and other relatives for Arlington National Cemetery, where the body was to be interred. It was in 1921, while serving in I the 50th Infantry Regiment, Army of Occupation, that Sgt. Younger was ordered to select an unidenti- fied American soldier killed in action in France to be interred at Arlington as the Unknown Soldier. Four caskets were lined up in the small chapel in the city hall at Chalonssur-Marne. High-rank- ing Amny officers present with- drew after assigning the Sergeant to choose one of the four. The one he chose was brought back to the United States, Sgt. Younger being a member of the detail as- signed to accompany it. It now i rests beneath the shrine at Arling- ton which bears the famous in- scription: "Here rests in honored glory an American soldier, known but to God." CHARLE M. TAYLOR HIMSTEDT Plumbing&Heating Company Serving Little Rock For More Than 20 Years Installation and Repairs of PLUMBING & HEATING. $21 West Capitol Phone 6153 Little Rock, Arkansas Reliable--Satisfactory Fourth Centenary Of Jesuits' Arrived In India Bombay (E)Much enthusiasm was demonstrated by Ctholics and non-Catholics in connection with the exhibition at Bandra to mark the fourth centenary of the entry of the Society of Jesus into India. The City Chief, Dr. P. A. Dins i opened the exhibition paying a glowing tribute to the Jesuits and explaining in detail the character- istics of the Society that have made it famous all over the face of the world. The place was the St. Peter's Sodality Hall and sever- al hundreds of exhibits, drawings, pictures, relics and other articles throwing light on the life and work of the members of the So- ciety of Jesus were arranged. The general interest roused by the exhibition was such that it was extended for four days. Pofish- Religious Reported Exiled To Reich London. (E)Monks and nuns from several Polish diocese have been deported to Germany for forced labor in war factories and for agricultural work, it is as- serted in information reaching here. The Religious come from the Pozna'n Archdiocese and the Dio- cese of Lads, Pomerania, Silesia, Wloclawek and Plock. All mon- asteries and convents in these areas have been closed Spanish Jesuit's Address In India Language Bombay. (E)--In the course of the Third Konkani Conference held here a few days ago one of the most thought-provoking spee- ches was delivered in Konkani, language of Western India, ty the Rev. A. Jord'a, a Spanish Jesuit. He dwelt on the importance of Konkani, and showed how useful it was to a missionary and social worker. METRAILER AND HART Leaders h Better SHOE REPAIRING And SHOE MAKING at modeate prices SINCE 1899 Shop No. 1 Phone 9755 llO E. 4th St. Shop No. Phone 4-0716 lth & Main C. H. RICHTER Taylor & Richter Incorporated All Lines of Insurance Except Life Phone4-1631 Chin Eard :I raeey, U. S. A., of Ft Myer, Va., officiates at the Alington National Cemetery for the burial them of Sevgt :Ed* ward F Younger. olc soldier from Chicago, whe while serving in the Amm-oau Army of Occupation in World War I, wae chosen to  'a, Unknown Soldier for temt in the =aozml .. cemetery. (N.:.C.) JUBILEE (Continued from page 1) The renewal of the vows was made during the Mass, as was the pronunciation of first vows by a novice, Sister M. Theophane Myers of Hot Springs. The Diamond Jubilarian, as well as the three Golden Jubilarians are natives of Switzerland, who have seen Pocahontas and Jones- boro grow up from a wilderness, and have been instrumental, in their work of education and mercy, in contributing to the progress of the whole of Arkansas. Mother Beatrice made her re- ligious vows at the Convent Maria Rickenbach, high in the mountains of Switzerland, anad spent nine years of her religious life there before coming to America to work Paragould; Rev. O. P. Butterbach, St. Anthony's Church, Weiner; Rev. W. J. Kordsmeier, Blessed Sacra- ment Church, Jonesboro; Rev. :Aloys Pregenzer, C.SS.R., who had just conducted the Sisters' retreat; the Rev. Joseph Milan, St Ber- nard's Hospital, Jonesboro; and the Rev. Rainer DeClerk, St. John's Seminary, Little Rock. Captain C. C. Myers of Macon, Georgia, and amlly, were pre- sent to see their second daughter take religious vows in the Olivetan Benedictine community. Sister M. Carmelita, sister of the newly professed, has taught at Cathedral school, Little Rock, for the past term. Mr. F. Fetch of Rhineland was present for the Silver Jubilee cel- bration of his daughter, Sister M. Teresa. Mr. Fetch has also given two daughters to the Jonesboro in the Southern and Western mis- community, the other being Sister sions. Mother Beatrice and four I M. Modesta, music instructor at companions arrived in New YorkHoly Angels Academy. August,1874: In December, 1875,[ Relatives of'the Diamond Jubi- mer neamce opened me nrs I larian were Mr and Mrs Henry school, of the. Benedictine. Sisters ] Schm--it* o* ot. L^',uis, and' dauh-; - in Mssoun. In nine years, the lo,. Mr A,ne Enalerth and community at Clyde, Mo., increas- [ -':" ,'n,. ,,, .n Mrs' .Tehn ed to 40 members. Bishop ItZ'iH-ffman Belleville Ill gerald, second Bishop of Little u . : :, Rock, requested teaching nuns'B'--opum Gives Invocation from the Clyde community, and in 1887, was opened in Pocahontas the first community of Benedic- tines in northeast Arkansas, in a log cabin on 12 acres of ground, and with a cash capital of 75c. l In May, 1889, the sisters opened a parish school in Jonesboro, and from this small beginning has grown, Holy Angels Academy and convent, St. Bernard's Hospital, and parish schools the breadth of the State. Fifty-five years of Mother Bea- trice's life has been spent in Pocahontas and Jonesboro. Present for the occasion of the Jubilee celebrations were: Rt. Rev. Msgr. Jas. P. Gaffney, Rector of St. John's Home Missions Sem- inary, Little Rock; Rev. Jos. M. Hoflinger, St. Mary's Church, At Convention Of Union Chicago. (It')  The Most Rev. Bernard 3". Sheil, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, gave the invocation and spoke at the opening of the seventh annual convention of the United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (C. I. O.), which was held here. "Of what use will be the rights to speak or vote without that econ- omic democracy which guarantees decent security for everyone," the Bishop said. "Ballots do not fill empty stomachs, nor does freedom of speech justify breadlines." [[ [ Ill [ Every Home Should Have A CRUCIFIX The attractive articles pictured here dr9 on hand at The Guardian religious arti- cle department for immediate delivery anywhere. Add postage to the list price when ordering by mail. No. 133--Large Crucifix, of dark walnut, 24 inches in length, fitted with gold bronze, corpus, at... $3.50 (postage and packing 25c extra) No. 130--Attractive crucifix of dark walnut wood and gold bronze corpus, 13 inches in length, at..$1.50 No. 256---Sick Call Set in crucifix form to serve a double purpose. Made to hang on the wall or to be taken down and used at the bed-side when the priest calls to attend the sick. Candles, linen finger towels and complete instructions in preparation for the visit of the priest enclosed in hollowed body of cross. Made of dark finished walnut to sell for ................................... $2.25 309/ West 2nd LITrLE ROCK, ARKANSAS