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00nadian Knights Of Columbus |0in9 Fine Job For Servicemen 1 ' ' ' s who were soon serving the fighting men with mgarettes, choco- , razor blades and all the other little things they left behind. ]Y were busy, too, arranging for the men's comfort in off-duty rTake the case of, let us say, Bill Smith who joined the R.C.A.. eats. . F Lr0ronto, who said goodbye, to hm folks cheerfully (with his mother t  sisters wiping away a fur-I ........... :]ltear of nride mixed with an- lae nas broad snoumers ann wm :.easion),and Bill himself not ;try.to.carry the!r b:ns. HA:eS. g tou ..... uu"4 w"'h"n he s"ot on ne invites mere m  :t. m . ,0at knowinr only one thing The K. C. Hotel at thin coastal at it would be a'whale of a place is not so big or sumptuous . before he would see home as the three K.C. Hotels in Lon- ibh. don, but it is big enough for this job. The men can get light meals First Mn Bill Meets there. They can sit and read. They can write, and they are re- minded by notices on the wall that there are people back home who are waiting to hear from them. Five or six nights a week in the basement room of this hotel there is a little dance. The boys bring the girls along; there are plenty of smartly-dressed service :iraak makes it his job to go girls in the town. :ia and meet the drafts of new When I was talking to Super- IJt.F. men Perhaps one in visor Frank in his office three e or one 'in four will be Ca- R.C.A.F. men came in. One want- s. But Frank talks to them i ,lells them he is there on be- !ed to spend his leave in Lan- 'l of the Knights and the :cashire, stopping off in London. clian army to help them, says When Frank said "O.K." it meant $ i d then in due course Bill to England. Now almost the il aaan Bill would meet would !he K.C,. Supervisor. Person- es dont matter in this busi- '; none of these fellows is out ,PUblicity and all they want a0 is to get on with their job. e'li call this Supervisor tut. THE GUARDIAN, AUGUST 27, 1943 Warner-Brown Hospital, E1 Dorado, Arkl K_ of c. Ask Consideration Of Italy's Religion Cleveland. (E)--Two resolutions calling upon the United States Government to insist that the Ca- tholic faith and customs of the Warner-Brown Hospital of E1 Dorado, in charge of the Sisters of Mercy, of Little Rock, is situated in the center of a spacious lawn a few blocks from the center of the business district. The hospital enjoys the greatest respect of the community in its great work of charity. that he had undertaken to make a reservatioin in London, find the connecting train and make anoth- er reservation in Lancashire. The next man had a different problem. It was his mother's birthday on Tuesday. He remem- bered it a month ago and then forgot it. What could he do? "How about sending her some flowers?" Frank suggested. "Good idea if they go by air" BEST WISHES FROM EL DORADO LAUNDRY AND CLEANING COMPANY grinned the other. "That's what they do--more or !less", Frank said, and arranged things. Another Had Long Leave The third man had a long leave due and wanted ideas as to what to do with it. He had no friends or relatives on this side. I check- ed this case through London later and found that the man was sent as the guest of a family living in the heart of the country. These are just a few of the problems the Supervisors have to handle. There are such things as tracing relatives; fixing things up with a priest after a careless life; getting the news of relatives at homeand a hundred and one little things that come along to puzzle a man who is out of his element. One little thing I noticed in the K.C. Hotel, at this place was a room fitted with electric irons and equipped with tables so that men who worry about creasing their trousers can look after them- selves. And there was a laundry service. There are four organizations in the field, all working in harmony. Besides the Knights there are the PAGE SEVEN Card. Hlond Lauds Project To Train Priests In U. S. To Supply Polish Dioceses Geo. W. List, President J.R. Wilkins, Mgr. El Dorado, Arkansas National Bank of Commerce OF EL DORADO, ARKANSAS Member F.D.I.C. Coteous Banking Service Y.M.C.A., the Legion and the Salvation Army. When they. started they collected sums of money from the people at home. But the work was so successful and so important that the Cana- dian Government decided to take from the shoulders of these or- ganizations the burden of finding the money, and increased the status of their workers. Today the four organizations are work- ing here with money supplied by he Canadian Government. Mrs. Martin Heads Hospitality Committee Mrs. Blick MarUn will head the Club Hospitality Committee at the U.S.O.-NCCS Club, 112 East 7th Street, next Sunday August 29th. Assisting Mrs. Martin on her committee will be: Mrs. T. W. Chichester, Mrs. T. J. Gillan, Mrs. J. O. Morton, Mrs. Edward Epple, Mrs. J. L. Kenney, Mrs. Martin Benetz, Mrs. John Basback, Mrs. Warren Baldwin, Mrs. Allen Greason, Mrs. Henry Fredeman, Mr. C. K. Hegarty, Mrs. C. H. Call, Jr., Mrs. F. L. Eaton, Mrs. Dan Boone, Mrs. W. J. Harrison, Mrs. C.J. Hudgens, and Mrs. Aristo Brizzolara. Coffee and coffee cake will be served at the morning refresh- ment hour, and cake and iced tea during the afternoon refreshment hour. All service men are cord- ially invited to attend. Italian people be respected in any postwar arrangements for the administration of that country were adopted at the meeting of the Knights of Columbus here. A resolution presented by the Massachusetts State Council and approved by the Supreme Coun- cil said, in part: "Whereas certain agencies and groups are now setting about to organize units for the purpose of dictating the policies and condi- tions to be imposed upon the peo- ples and the Government of Italy .... Detroit. ()--The plan to train future priests for the despoiled Latin dioceses of Poland at the Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius, at Orchard Lake, Mich., is acclaimed a "magnanimous.offer" by His Eminence August Cardinal Hlond, Primate of Poland, in a letter ent to the Most Rev. Edward Mooney, Archbishop of Detroit and Chairman of the Administrative Board of the National Catholic Welfare Conference. The letter from Cardinal Hlond, which was received by Arch- bishop Mooney through Holy See channels, expressed confidence that "the generous appeal of the Bishops of the United States will meet with a ready response from families of Polish origin or de- scent" and "will, with God's grace, inspire a good number of "Whereas the placing of the lwell disposed young men to pre- control of the affairs of the peo-/pare themselves for the priest- ples of Italy in the hands of these / hood" to labor in the land of their groups may tend to impose Anti-/forefathers. Catholic philosophies upon its  Only 70 Theology Students peoples..., ._...^a ,.., - ,t.^ :_  That the project, one of many Sl. .I.L [11 UIVIU. LI IK1. I Ill I1 l: ill-- [ terests of good-will, the Depart-the Bishops of the United States ment of State, and any other Gov- have approved for the aid and re- ernment agencies concerned in lhabilitation of Poland, is one of the United States be instructed i the greatest urgency is to be not- that it is the desire of the Roman Catholics of America and else- led in the declaration that whereas where that the control of admin- the major seminaries of hat war istering the affairs of Italy be retained and placed in the keep- ing of Roman Cat.holies in propor- tion to the Roman Catholic pop- ulation of Italy .... " A resolution, also adopted by the Supreme Council, introduced by the New York State Council, said, in part: "Whereas, Catholics miss the re- ligion of all but a very small pro- tion of the Italian people, and the traditions, customs, codes, and !culture of the Italians generally are steeped in that faith; and "Whereas the representatives of the United States Government will exercise temporarily the ad- ministrative power necessary to the civil life of the peo- following the cessation of var until the people can them- selves establish their own govern- ment .... "Be it further resolved, that the Government of the United States be requested, in selecting Italian- Americans for those administra- tive offices, that gentlemen with religious qualifications that are sympathetic rather than hostile to the people they will serve should be chosen; and "Be it further resolved, that a copy of this resolution be imme- diately forwarded to the Presi- dent of the United States." Soldier Field ltoly Hour Will llave 'Living Rosary' Chicago. (IC)  While 150,000 pairs of lips recite the Rosary at the third annual Holy Hour be- ing arranged for Soldier Field, Your Credit It Pleases Us To Please You El Dorado, Ark. Texarkana, U.S.A. Camden, Ark. N. Crossett, Ark.--Springhill, La WATCH THE SHILLING TRUCKS GO BY here, September 12, by the Holy Name Union of Chicago, 2,000 girls from Catholic high school will form a living Rosary on the grassy green center of the sta- dium playing field. One thousand members of the armed forces of the United States, including all branches of the ser- vice, will form a huge "V" on the stadium field. A nation-wide radio broadcast is being arranged, it is said. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph P. Morrison, Rector of Holy Name Cathedral, is program :chairman. are today less than 70 students of Theology in the country. All of the seminaries have been closed. His Eminence's etter revealed that the number opriests lost to the Lain diocese 'bf Poland al- ready has reached the 2,000 mark and he added that it is feared that before peace returns the number will be greatly increased "especially amongst the large groups cf those who suffer in in- ternment camps." With not even one high school open to Polish boys, Cardinal Hlond says, the return of peace will find no candidates for the major seminaries and twelve and persecution-stricker land years will have to elapse before had 2,800 students in 1939, there there can be any ordinations. Escoubas Cleaners & Dyers "We Know How" Phone 142 URBANA LUMBER Manufacturers of Yellow Pine-Hardware Lumber BRUCE ANTHONY, Mgr. Urbana Arkansas ALL PINE KILN DRIED Established 1886 Hanna 8,, Company Exchange Bank and Trust Co. RITCHIE GROCER CO. Paint and Wallpaper Complete Home Furnishings F.! Dorado, Arkansas Smackover, Arkansas Member F.D.I.C. 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