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PILGRIMS GOING TO LOURDES onseignor Enrico Pucci N. C. W. C. News Service) 9.An Italian pil- left for Lourdes. leaving the pilgrims asked of the Holy Father, only consented but received the priests who are ac- the pilgrims to charge with the giving of in his name to the and to tell them with what sentiments he bestowed is particularly devoted to of Lourdes and he has dear of the Sanctuary, for presided over the Italian which went to Lourdes in weeks after he was ele-] "U I the purple and j st before of the Archdiocese More than once in his the Pope has declared that the Blessed Virgin t under her protection in order him in a short time to Rome the hidden secrets of he should be called to weight of the High Pontiff- than two and one-fourth millions com- municants. If the figures are reliable, they are an interesting revelation. To realize the true significance of these figures, one needs to look back a little over the past history of the National Church. Brought into being by the revolt against ,Rome and founded over the prostrate and outraged obdy of the ancient Catholic Church, this cre- j ation of the State started in life with every conceivable advantage. It ca- I joyed the ancient Catholic cathedral and parish churches with the pious endowments given through centuries by Catholic benefactors. Numerous Acts of Parliament were passed to its advantage, with the intention at the same time of stamping out and ut- terly destroying the Catholic religion. No imaginable privilege of the law was omitted. Yet today, on the state- ment of one of its own bishops, it counts very little more than two and one-fourth million practicing adher- ents. On the other hand, what is the Catholic position. For more than three centuries the Catholics were lhc victims of legal persecution and po- litical propaganda ordained to dmir extinction. Less than a hundrea years ago they were practically out- laws, being deprived of their rights as citizens until 1829. Today, theCatholics in England and Wales number just under two mil- lion. The statistics taken for 192. therefore, takes particular gave their exact number as 1,065,787 ::d /hse pilgrimages to 1--there is no reason for dou)ting that year received the at the present moment they have the Rom t an pilgrims. This lreached, and possibly passed, the two he did not wish to re- million mark! sick, having seen how pain- The average Catholic increase by and the assistance at was for many of them. Pope instead called to him who will leave with the Roman pilgrims and mani- them all his paternal good- them and for the faithfu will guide to the miracu- His Holiness said that celebrated Mass that morning pilgrims and he would accom- in his thougl.Ls and pray- day, during all their jour- they arrived at the very Sanctuary whose name al- in his heart so many and sweet memories. At the authorized them to give the in his name to all the to the pilgrims. which left Italy for this year numbered 200 p,- 300 sick people and was over by Cardinal :Tosi, Arch- of Milan. From Turin on, the a special train in which celebrated during the jour- IN NEARING ANGLICAN TOTAL By H. C. Watts C Correspondent N. C. W. . News Service) August 12.Is the time measurable distance when the in England will be equal nu- to the Anglicans ? a short time ago Cardinal told the boys at the Jesuit at Stonyhurst that their gen- Would see a more wonderful in the Catholic position than seen in the past fifty years. of Durham,s Figures Protestant Bishop of Durham, columns of the "Morning Post," taking the Anglo-Catholics, to task for many things of this modernistic prelate hearti- Among other things, mp says that the Church of meaning the Anglican in this country, has not less conversions alone in any one year may be set down roughly at 10,000. In some years this average is exceeded; but ten thousand may be taken as tho general average of conversions alone. In the last statistical year the bap- tisms of children in the Catholic Church totalled some 73,322. So that the total number of souls added to the Church in the last statistical yea- was 847.41. Catholic Numerical Dominancy Certain The Anglican Church professes to be the Church of the nation; it is commonly supposed, on account of its alleged numerical superiority, to rep- resent the religious opinion of the nation. Brat the day cannot now be far off when, if numbers are of any account, the Catholic Church will be the dominant single religious confes- sion of England and Wales. FRENCH-VATICAN AGREEMENT FINAL (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Paris, Aug. ll.Information dated i from Rome and published in certain foreign papers states that the agree- ment between the Vatican and France on the subject of the legal status of the Church is not yet final, an(l tha the Holy See is waiting, before giving its formal consent, until the French Government shall have accepted an additional clause permitting the bish- ops to resign, if tley so desire, as presidents of the Diocesan Assocla- ,tions and to dissolve the latter A dispatch from the Roman corre- spondent of the semi-official Havas News Agency states that "this infor- mation shows a complete ignorance of the question." In authorized circles, the Havas report says, it is declared that the projected statutes, on the subject of which correspondence has been exchanged by M. Poincare ann the Nuncio, has already regulated the question of the dissolution of the Di- ocesan Associations. There is, there- fore, no further, change to be made in the statutes, which are now final. Sugar, as is well known, will catch more flies than vinegar, but at pres- ent such bait is.too expensive. It will be necessary to resort to the swatter. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY Mena, Arkansas Boardingand Day School for Girls. BOYS UNDER TWELVE ADMITTED Y, Gramlnar Grades, High School and Full Commercial Courses. " ....... MUSic Delartmcnt Gives Full Courses in Piano, Violin and Voice. TERMS MODERATE For Particalars Apply to Sisters of Mercy Reopens the Second Monday of September THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 1923 GENEVA CONFERENCE ON OBSCENE MATTER (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Paris, Aug. ll.On August 31 an international conference will be held in Geneva for the purpose of sup- pressing the traffic in obscene litera- ture. This conference will be com- posed of plenipotentiaries charged with the task of drawing up a new conejltion, the preliminary agree- ment of 1910 having never gone into effect. Theconference is under the aus- pices of the League of Nations aml has been called by the French Gov- ernment which also took the initiative of the conference held in 1910. COLORED CATHOLICS PRESENT "TILE PAGEANT OF THE ASSUMPTION,, (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Washington, D. C., Aug. 20.--See. eral thousan d spectators witnessed the "Pageant of the Assumption," given by the parishioners of the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a color- ed congregation, yesterday, on the church campus at Congress Heights. The pageant was written by the Rev. Franz M. W. Schneeweiss, pas- tor of the church, and formerly an Episcopalian minister. Father Schnee- weiss once had clmrge of one of the most fashionable Episcopalian con- gregations in Philadelphia. Included in the cast, which was made up entirely of parishioners, were several colored actors who had had considerable professional stage experience. The part of the Blessed Virgin was played by Mrs. Montrela Swann. The pageant was under the direction of Joseph Anthony Atchison, and the K. of C. band, organized by Francis A. McCann, gave a sacred concert during the afternoon. TWELVE FRANCISCAN NUNS LEAVE GERMANY FOR ST. PAUL SEMINARY (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Cologne, Aug. l.--Headed by their general prioress, Mother Matbilde Schneider, twelve Franciscan sisters from Waldreitbach, near Neuwcid, in the former American area of occupa- tion, have left for the United States, PRINTING . OFFICE SUPPLIES DESKS Our printing plant is very complete, automatic feeding presses doing finest of work. Send for illustrated price list of Office Supl)lies. PARKIN Printing & Stationery Co. Little Rock, Ark. Residence Phone Office Phone 4-3572 7834 DR. E. J. IVlAHONEY DENTIST Suite 521-22-23 Domaghoy Bldg. LITTLE ROCK, ARK. 1 where they will be located at "Nazar- eth Hall," near St. Paul, Minn. Naz- areth Hall is to be a new preparatory seminary for priests and the nuns will have charge of the domestic ar- rangements. HUNGARIANS INDICT EIGHT FOR ATTACKING CREDIT OF THE STATE (By N. C. W. C. News Service Budapest, Aug. 13.Indictments charging eight prominent Hungarians with "publishing abroad untruths un- dermining the credit of the Hungarian state," have been returned here. All, it is alleged, were contacted with the attempted revolution led by Count Michael Karlyi in 1918. Karolyi is understood to be en route to Canada. The list of those indicted includes the Rev. John Hock, who has just re- turned from America. W. C. T. U. BUILI)ING GOES OFF TAX-EXEMPT LIST (By N. C. W. C. News Service Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Aug. 18.--The Women's Christian Temperance Un- ion here has just received notice that its buildings is no longer tax exempt. For the first time in local history the property of the W. C. T. U. has been entered on the real estate tax assess- ment books. The assessment is made, it is un- derstood, on the ground that the building is not entitled to exemption, as it is being used for rental pur- poses, and as the W. C. T. U. is not a charitable or religious organization, but was formed principally for sup- pression of the liquor traffic, and this goal havi:,g been reached by the Prompt, Regular ICE DELIVERY SERVICE 5ust during the Summer, or the whole year! We're ready to serve yet. Call usl CITY DELIVERY CO. Phone 4-3450 I ltllIIItlIIlIIIIIlllUlUlttr$AIImllUlhIIIlIIIlIIIIIIlUlHn l[llllml SAFETY, CONVEmEN00 PROFIT ht Delpeattlag Your Savinp  SOUTHEIflq TRUST COMPANY you not only obtain mptete rafter7 for .your funds and 4 per cent intm'est compounded twice a year, but you also Imow that your money is readily avail. able whenever you may require it. Remember that a small amount de- posited regularly at fixed intervals 1 produce far better mste thu afrequent depositing of largm araountB. SO'UTHER]q T.?ST COMPANY BOYS' PROTECTORY ARMSTRONG SPRINGS Conducted by the Brothers of the Poor of St. Francis, who have taken over the famous health resort, long known as "Armstrong Springs" and adapted the proper equipment for the purpose of giving to BOYS FROM 10 TO 16 YEARS ELEMENTARY EDUCATION Up to and Including Eighth Grade HEALTH  DISCIPLINE -- KNOWLEDGE Acquired Within Pleasing Environment For Information and Terms Write: VEN. Route No. 3 BROTHER ALBERT, SEARCY, ARK. PAGESEVEN passage of the Volstead act, the or- ganization is "superfluous." Ths de- cision was made by the State Tax De- partment. Sheriffs do not take a theological course as part of their training. And unfortunately many of them know John Howard Payne, the author of the immortal ballad, "Home, Sweet Home," the centenary of which was recently celebrated, died a Catholic. A few weeks before his death (1852), at Tunis, where he was American consul Payne was received into the Catho- lic Church by the vicar of the Bishop less about law than about theology. A of Tunis. sheriff in Nebraska has given an or- der to his deputies (according to a newspaper report) to "shoot to kill" motorists seen speeding. Promiscuous murder by-'law officers is a pretty desperate remedy for speeding. This' sheriff is merely ignorant. Someone should attend to his education. A bishop, even an Episcopal bishop, shouhi, however, show a little more discrimination in provoking people to murder. An Episcopal bishop who has jurisdiction in Texas, and upon whom the Episcopalians down there have to rely for their light and lead- ing, is quoted as saying that "he thinks it preferable in a case of mar- tial infidelity for a husband to pump a lot of lead into the other man rather than to name him co-respond- ent in a divorce case and then sue for damages." 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VINCENT'S TRAINING SCHOOL FOR NURSES Offers exceptional opportimitie for experience and 'aining in all classes of nursing to young women desiring to vocationalize in this enobling and remunerative profession. The Sisters of the Infirmary and the able medical and surgical staff connected with them, provide a Three Years' Course of theoreti- cal, practical and modern training, fitting the graduates for successful future effort in all classes of nursing, both medical and surgical, and all cases pertaining to general hospital work. The Infirmary is acknowledged to be one of the best equipped In- stitutions in the South. It has a capacity of 250 beds, 100 private rooms and about 5,000 patients are treated annually. qe next class is now being formed. Applicants must have one year of High School or the educational equivalent, and recommendation, from reputable parties. FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS ADDRESS SISTER SUPERIOR ST. VINCENT'S INFIRMARY Ten and High Stree Little Roek. r l