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PAGE 4 THE GUARDAIN, AUG. 23, 1974 What's Happening Here and There Around the Diocese PINE BLUFF Certificates of appreciation for work on preparation for last spring's annual State con- vention of the Knights of Columbus here were presented to 12 men and women during recent installation ceremonies of Pine Bluff Council No. 1153. Those cited were Agnes Steel, Robert Simpson, Jr.. Benny Fratesi, Dave Lupo and Ken Parsons. MOUNTAIN HOME St. Peter's Council of Catholic Women spent Aug. 6 sewing for patients in area nursing homes. Mrs. Bill Malenchek, president, ,thanked members for a suc- Viola Elkins, Loraine cessful Christmas-in-July Redelman, Sandy Karche:?  bazaar. Mrs. Alfred Frazier Mary Webkes, Agnes Moran, gave a financial report. Lana Fratesi, Wadis Fakouri, The council's next meeting 8ASKIN ROBBIHS 31 FLA VOltS ICE CREAM Bob Brownlee, 2710 Olive St. Mgr. Pine Bluff, Ark. SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE 205 Main St. Pine Bluff, Ark. I I I .IL E. BOYCE AGENCY INSUPJCE - REAL ESTATE * Walter Cook # Lin Nixon 6 Wesver Loyd * Budd Lybrand Plm 534=7041 612 W. 6th Ave. Pine Bluff, Ark. I -JOHNNY TURCHI GROCERY 1217 Ohio Street Pine Bluff, Ark. PHONE 534-208 ! JOE TURCHI LIQUOR 101 Seulb Michigan  Pine Bluff, Ark. Phone 535.5745 FAILLA JANITOR & HOUSECLEANING SERVICE ALSO PARKING LOT CLEANING 1309 West 5th Pine Bluff, Ark. 71601 Phone 534-8236 will be Tuesday, Sept. 3. at 1:30 P M. in the parish hall. LITTLE ROCK The Third Order of St. Francis will meet at 2 P.M. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the con- ference room at Good Counsel Church, 13th and Jackson Sts. Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will follow the business meeting. Nonmembers are welcome. FAYETTEVILLE Mrs. Paul Fisher has been named principal of St. Joseph School here for the coming term, Father Leo A. Ried- mueller, pastor, has announced. Other members of the faculty consist of two Franciscan Sisters, Sister Marian Streveler and Sister Herlinda McCarty; a Benedictine Sister, Sister Mary Ruth Wewers; and two lay teachers, Mrs. Harold Perry and Mrs. Edward Dowdon. Also Sister Mary DeChantel, O.P., is cafeteria supervisor. E/Dorado Parish School to Stress Physical fitness El Dorado -- A revitalized physical fitness program will be a feature of the Holy Redeemer School curriculum during the 1974-75 academic year, the pastor, Father N. Charles McGinnis, V.F., has announced. A new gymnasium on the school grounds and the em- ployment of Ted Fotio, a physical education and science graduate of Henderson State Teachers' College, as a teacher also will boost the school's fledgling athletic program. The gymnasium has an epoxy acrylic floor that can be used for roller skating as well as basketball and volleyball. It meets all standards for regulation junior high school facilities, and thus Holy Redeemer teams will qualify to participate in Arkansas Ac- tivities Association programs. Fotio, who will coordinate the school's physical fitness program, began graduate studies in science this summer. Mrs. Sue HaTter, principal, has announced that the junior high school at Holy Redeemer is now fully accredited by the state - one of the few Catholic schools in Arkansas with that distinction. In accord with the state recognized curriculum, a new biology science lab was added during the past school year. The biology course of- fered to ninth grade students enables them to enter the ac- celerated science program in the tenth grade. New to the curriculum for the coming school year will be a Spanish language course at the ninth grade level. YOUNG'S LAUNDRY AND CLEANERS 917 Main Street Pine Bluff, Arkansas CONEHY DRUGS 26th and Cherry Dollarway Road FUNERAL DIRECTORS CHERRY ST. AT {TH AVE. / PHONE 534-3131 New Rocket Coach William Skaggs, who prefers the name "Ike," is the newest member of the Catholic High School coaching staff. He will assist with the freshman football team :and scout. Skaggs, a June graduate of Southern State College, will teach social studies and physical education. Skaggs hails from Rogers. Religion Teachers at Training Session Parish Religious Education (PRE) teachers of Greater LitUe Rock are. participating in a four-week training program, sponsored by St. Theresa's parish. Pictured at the initial session, from left, are Phil Balest, Alice Roll and Dan Cherepski, all of St. Theresa's  parish, and Joe Bartsch and Joe Herr of Good Counsel parish. The training sessions, to be conducted at St. Theresa's on the next Saturdays from 8:30 A.M. to I P.M., directed by Father Richard Oswald, originated them. Space for more teachers is still available, he said. formation may be obtained Oswald at 565-9198 or Alice Rolf at Arkansas Obituaries MRS. MARY WEWERS Little Rock - A Funeral Mass for Mrs. Mary Deuerling Wewers, 87, of 2O22 E. 6th St., widow of Henry Wewers, was offered in St. Edward's Church here Aug. 9 by Father Alcuin Kubis, O.S.B., pastor: Concelebrants were Ab- bott Michael Lensing, O.S.B., of New Subiaco Abbey and Father John Walbe, O.S.B., associate pastor. Mrs. Wewers died Aug. 6 in a local hospital. She was born at Morrison Bluff, the daughter of the late Thomas and Emma O. Link Deuerling. Mrs. Wewers was a member of the St. Edward's Mother's Sodality. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Helen Weber of Little Rock and Mrs. Johanna Corvin of Helena; five sons, Dills Wewers, Casimir Wewers and Thomas Wewers, all of Jonesboro, and Fritz Wewers and Al Wewers of Georgetown, S.C.; two brothers, Henry Deuerling of Brinkley and Thomas Deuerling of Califor- nia; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Wiesle of Brinkley; 32 grand- children, 23 great- grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Jonesboro by Healey and Ruth of Little Rock. Servers and pallbearers were her grandchildren, Joseph Weber III, Edward Weber, Berry Wewers, Christopher Wewers, Alphonse Wewers Jr., Michael Corvin, Gerald Corvin, Raymond Weber and Philip Weber. Charles Alley, Bob Vick, and Louis B. Morris, Honorarry pallbearers were employes of Charles Hummel Co., Inc. JOSEPH DONAHUE Mena - A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Aug. 13 in St. Agnes Church here for Joseph Donahue, 86, a former Mena painter, who died Aug. 6 in Los Angeles, Calif. The pastor, Father Thomas W. Keller, officiated. Mr. Donahue, a native of Dennison, Texas, moved to Mena with his family when he was a small child. He moved to California in 1940. Surviving him are a daughter, Madge Donahue of Los Angeles; two brothers, Thomas Donahue of Watts, Okla., and Pat Donahue of Tulsa; and three sisters, Mrs. Irma O'Neal of Clovis, N.M., Mrs. Ann Webb of Long Beachx Ca-fif., and-Mrs. Madge Cater of Oakland, Calif. Burial was in Pinecrest Cemetery. Speech Funds Called V ictory New York (NC) - A school official hailed New ! City's decision to restore million to its budget for speech teachers in a school aid program as victory for nonpublic sd officials and home-sc groups who had protested: possible loss of funds." The official, Father Josef Bynon, superintendent schools in the Brooklyn dio said the speech teachers private and parochial sd are required by New York ,' law and that the require has been upheld in the cop "The city administral once they recognized legality of the case, were to respond in restoring. monies, and this is to the of the City Council member} well as the Board of Esti members," Father Bynon Stuttgart RICE BELT BUTANE CO. Zero Butane & Propane Gas Oa Day or Night Service Sicger Heaters Tappan Ranges Day PHONE922-0731 Nite PHONE 1902 SO. MAIN -- STUTTGART, ARK. Hazen - PHONE 225-3350 I)ewitt - PHONE CHARLES J. HUMMEL Fort Smith -- Charles J. Hummel, 82, of 1822 North J St., died here Aug. 13. Services were held at Immaculate Conception Church Aug. 16. He was born Jan. 19, 1892. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rose Scherry Hummel; a daughter, Mrs. Rose Marie Wells of Fort Smith; a sister, Mrs. David Sanders of Chico, Cal., and a grandson. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery by Fentress Service. Pallbearers were Jack Glover, Okla Ben Smith, Cecil Hesslen, Gene Wisenfels, Blackie Fields, "TILE BAlt TILAT FRIENDLY SERVICE S STUTTGART ESTABLISHED JANUARY 2, 1945 MEMBER: FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION L s B DISTRIBUTING CO., INC. 503 EAST 13TH ST." STUTTGART, ARK. 72160 PHONE: 6 73-2 16 1 Leo L. Ludwig, Sr., Pres. - Gen., Mgr. Budweiser. MtCHELOL i