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THE GUARDAIN, AUG. 23, 1974 PAGE 7 Classifications of Movies for TV in Arkansas motion pictures will be broadcast on network television The ratings, provided by the National Catholic , are: A-I, Morally Unobjectionable for General A-II, Morally Unobjectionable for Adults and Adolescents; A- ectionable for Adults; A-IV, Morally Unobjectionable ; B, Morally Objectionable in Part for All; C, AUGUST 25 IN CEMENT' -bashiell Hammett and Chandler created the private eed of pay their overdue Sinatra's portrayal Rome is in the genre of Philip Marlowe he is good, tough, and in his pay But neither nor director Gordon Is able to provide the and atmosphere in movie (B). - AUGUST 27 TELL ME WHERE - A GE Theater starring Maureen Paul Sorvino in a drama centered in a housewife's quest t. The plot is ;, but the fine character Stapeleton and SOr- this worth checking lA_ BC)-" SATAN'S SCHOOL GIRLs _ A made-for-TV '.about voun woman's h for the reason for her  supposed suicide. It all as in a girl's boarding l Where there are some Y Strange goings-on. bNESDAY, AUGUST 28 ) -- SCREAM, . ULA, SCREAM )1973) - ga his charred bones, which  all that remained of him gatr'r toet Lfirst Blacula film, are .A, ne special vooaoo ;i, bite on all nanner of l r and sisters in Los lo a 'g .,v" The goin's-on are full .J ,, y u-graue norror ac- r.," "'llI) RED SKY AT (1971) -... Sailors or so the old sea- saw goes. Here, however, it should be changed to viewers take warning. This is the story of an adolescent boy coming of age in wartime New Mexico during WW II. This will probably be TV's all-time winner for blipped profanities. (A-III) THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 (CBS) -- THE SECRET WORLD (1969) -- A treehouse- centered world of an ll-year-old boy is the secret world of the title, but is not the central in- terest of this French film. Into Francois' secret world comes the beautiful young mistress of his uncle. (A-III) FRIDAY, AUGUST 30 (NC) - THE LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE - This is a premiere offering of a drama about homesteading in the Kansas plains during the 1870's, and it's based on the nicely- turned book by Laura Ingalls Wagner, who wrote about her own family's experiences as homesteaders. SATURDAY, AUGUST 31 (NBC) -- DOUBLE FEATURE NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - "Lucas Tanner" and "The Rockford Files" are two 90 minute pilots (spring reruns, no less) which have been bought as series for the upcoming fall season. "Lucas Tanner" is a spin off of the "Dec Elliot" theme with the nice young man playing a teacher rather than an itinerant medic. "The Rock- ford Files" concerns the super- snooping of a private eye James Garner, who specializes in cases on which the police have given up. (ABC) - HITCHHIKE'. -- Thriller is made-for-TV item centering in the dangerous situation - namely, that of a nice woman who picks up a nice appearing hitchhiker who turns out to be the friendly neigh- borhood murderer! Easter Holidays Ruled Illegal Miami (NC) -- Scheduling school spring holidays around the Easter Weekend is un- constitutional because the practice has the "direct and immediate effect of advancing religion," a federal judge ruled here. U.S. District Judge C. Clyde Atkins ruled that changing the dates of spring holidays each year to coincide with the Easter weekend discriminates against non-Christian students. The suit against the Dade (Miami) County public schools was filed by a Leonard P. Speiller, a Jewish social studies teacher. Speiller's suit argued that Christian teachers get paid vacations over their religious holidays -- Christmas and Easter -- while non-Christian teachers must take sick leave to observe religious holidays. , Atkins ordered the Dade County schools to set spring vacation over a "uniform established period that does not fluctuate year to year." Priest Murdered Columbia, S.C. (NC) -- Father Jarman B. Casey, 38, a chaplain at the South Carolina Central Correctional Insitute, was found dead in his apartment by police here. The police arrested Francis Lewis Franklin, 31, at the scene and charged him with murder. Franklin, a parolee, had been staying at Father Casey's apartment. Officers went to Father Casey's apartment following a telephone call from a New Hampshire police department, which had been alerted by a woman called by Franklin. When police arrived at his apartment, they found him dead. He had been stabbed twice in the back and severely beaten with a pipe according to Holy Childhood Association Boosts Interest in Missions Pittsburg, Pa. -- "Share Your Love" is the theme and keystone of a program which over the last eight months has been making millions of American school chidren aware of the lifestyles and needs of children in mission countries. At the same time, the program has sought to make the public conscious of how our grade school youngsters are helping children they will never meet or know by name. Sponsored by the 134-year-old Holy Childhood Association, the "Share Your Love" program was initiated by Father Francis W. Wright, C.S.Sp., its National Director, appointed last year to head the three-million-member organization. The program utilizes many approaches to accomplish its objectives. In the classroom, a series of posters carry the "Share Your Love" message, focusing on the children of such major mission countries as Korea, Brazil, India and Ethiopia. Teacher discussion guides for each country provide basic background data and give the history, customs and living patterns of'it people.- A second series of guides explores the games played, the holidays celebrated and the greetings used in each country. A classroom Share-Box enables children to respond to the needs of other children living thousands of miles away by making a contribution of the own. Father Wright operates with a task force of 157 diocesan directors. Father Joseph A. Behr, S.S.Sp., pastor of St. Joseph's parish, Conway, is the Holy Childhood Director in the police reports. Funeral services for Father Casey were held Aug. 5 at St. Joseph's church, the same church in which he had been ordained 12 years ago. Court Grants Aid to Fetuses Boston (NC) -- The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit here was upheld a lower court decision which ruled a fetus is eligible to receive aid under the Aid to SVILLE NEWPORT Families with Dependent nee Children (AFDC) section of the Social Security Act. SEARCY The original federal district court decision in New Hamp- ' = shire was the result of a suit AIBSTRACT & REALTY CO., Inc. I filed by two women who were L refused AFDC during their WHITE BENH. WHITE I pregnancies" Prior to that ruling, the New 7 Fmmm Loam Red Ft. rmmml I Hampshire division of welfare ! [RT _ JACKSONCOUNTY 5203rdSL J had withheld AFDC benefits, , , 00U I Remember? SO YEARS AGO THIS WEEK The Guardian reported: ;i! l lill ' 1  I JOnesbOrO -- At a card party t I r , under the auspices of the Catholic Boys Brigade, held on Assumption evening in the parish hall, prizes were won by BP rdd oselav  Memorial Gardens i# va# ;'let MR. & MRS. JOHN M. DAVIES 546 HARRISON ST 793-3831 Catholic Families Since 1946 MAKES A BETTER LUNCHI... until birth and then awarded them retroactively upon proof that the newborn child was "needy" and "deprived." Chief Judge Frank M. Coffin of the appeals court noted in his opinion that a fetus may, be in need "of material and medical assistance as easily as a new born infant, or any child for that matter," and is therefore eligible for benefits under AFDC. I I I Nearly Home Chapel Needs Kneelers Little Rock -- Nearly Home, which provides temporary living accommodations here for homeless boys in their late teens, has appealed for help in furnishing its new chapel, now under construction. Bill Pruessing, director, said the home at 2612 West 13th Street needs a small altar and four kneelers. The five boys at the non- denominational home presently attend morning Mass Mondays through Fridays at Good Counsel Church. On Sundays, they attend any church they choose. The home's phone number is 376-1297. Creamy, cold m0k to make your cha- dren'a hmch complete, milk . . . tim perfect food for Fowlnl ck.3drm. Attendance Up At g6im00 Retreats Subiaco -- A total of 1,075 persons made retreats at New Subiaco Abbey's Coury House here during the first six months of 1974, as compared with 1,027 during the same period last year. Youthful retreatants totalled 240, as against only 146 in 1973. Seventy-three women made retreats during the period, compared with 56 a year earlier. Eighty-seven couples this year contrasted with 13. Two-hundred-thirteen non- Catholics made retreats this year, compared with 252 in 1973. MACK FARM DAIRY Serving IMtesville Since 1928 'A" Milk Products md 190,11,100 Frozen Foods Miss Genevieve Harrison, George Carns, Miss Katie Grossman and Francis Carns. The cut prize was awarded to John Shea of Pocahontas. 2S YEARS AGO THIS WEEK The Gum.dlin ]reported: Petit Jean -- Sixty-five young men and women, representing 18 parishes of the Diocese of Little Rock, attended a three- day School of the Apostolate held at Hardison Hall here Aug. 4-7. The school was sponsored by the Catholic Women's Union of Arkansas, which also sponsored last year's school, and was conducted by priests of the diocese assisted by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kane, Miss Florence Henderson, Miss Mary Ann Kimbell from the School of the Apostolate, Grailville, Loveland, Ohio. Diocese of Little Rock. Each local Director distributes study material to mission moderators and parochial school teachers, as .well as to Religious Education - - CCD instructors. The program's second thrust goes outside the classroom to the parents and the public. Since many adults have participated in Holy Childhood programs when they were in school, a parent pamphlet reminds them of their involvement with the Association in the past, tells them about the current Holy Childhood activities their children are participating in, and points out ways they can help. The effort to make the public aware of the accomplishments of the Holy Childhood has in- cluded all the media. Included in the "Share Your Love" program are also some experimental approaches. For example, a dozen dioceses are focusing their attention on one specific mission country or area. Pope Defends Catholic Education's Essentiality Vatican City (NC) -- The disappearance of Catholic education "would be an im- mense loss," Pope Paul VI said here. "With its millions of students, Catholic education today renders services so special that everybody can see -- and especially Christians -- that its disappearance would be an immense loss," the Pope told Christian educators. He was speaking to par- ticipants in the ninth in- ternational congress of the International Office of Catholic Education. He warned against slogans branding Catholic education as class-conscious, mediocre, or claiming that it tends to preserve society's defects. "Rejection of any Christian institiution betrays a .false and dangerous view of the Church of Christ," he continued. "Must we say again here that we rightly appreciate the work accomplished by so many Christians in state education in various nations? But we equally emphasize that pluralism in education is part of the logic of the cultural pluralism of our civilization. That is why we encourage you to strive so that Catholic schools may be seen as places of encounter for those who want to bear witness to Christian values in all education. "This demands that the persons placed above such institutions be able to choose their teaching personnel. A Christian school must have Christian teachers and must be solicitous for their permanent formation: This is a question of honesty toward the parents and toward the students." The Pope then voiced what he called "a second conviction, linked to the preceding one." He said: "In these times when scientific humanism threatens to create a spiritual void, the purpose of Catholic education must be maintained with un- failing vigilance." Gloria Allen Catholic Realtor 1717 Lilac Cr. -- New listing. Attractive home with Aluminum Siding, 3 bedrooms, large fenced level yard. Priced in mid-teens. A Bargain! Call Gloria Allen, 225-5259, Res. FAUSETT & COMPANY REALTORS Univ. at Markham 664-3861 i Sale and Dependable Since 1903 BANK OF PONCAHONTAS Phone 892-5286 Pocahontas, Ark. Member F.D.I.. i ii I i Distinctive LADIES'-MEN3-BoY3 APPAREL Always at Popular Prices MOST MODERN BEAUTY SHOP IN TOWN Burke's Shop POCAHONTAS ................ 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