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They spend many night in fear that the qty throw off tim covers ld to the cold night n they seem to hve Ilightest concern that their ,,,qie out until the wee il he morning in places that ., nothing of and with 01zS ith whom they axe M':lUlacquainted. Why ne- t serious task at such a them weak, when tact, and sympathetic guid- , and sym --_.wet]dtst needed. Why is it  s very moment we have ellildren in public schools? L,tuse of poverty or other orcasons? Certainly not. Plead such reasons, but in the decision has been Y the child. He wants ublic scbool. There is t, his friends are there. l certain apparent advan- ;:llch his immature judg- :qaable to distinguish from ltages. " He is too demo- be subject to a dictator Urps the parental au. lzd does as he pleases. ts are helpless because tVer asserted themselves 'They too docile to are --,t.'h d' so there is nothing t await the tragedy. This 3nit of ungoverned par- m is rather an elusive 'my lay claim to the title . Americans, but few could, Ithed in the balance and ffes. The following story I:al that it cons tituted a ', for t dally paper. In it,wertls It was the old case biting a dog. A negro [ver in New York City was t hospital While he was !l fandly" received $49.10  oney from the city. Up- reCOvery lie wrote the fol- letter to the city treas- Itr Sir--Just to let you L ze and my wife have no eed of relief, as I am :tay cab back on the street, [ldd like to be cut o,f on " Will. Please, Sir tell me eau repay back. Thank r so much. Sincerely, Eu- t, 0asey.,, This case was rdinary that newspapers went to Interview the Y inquired how he hap- be. of such a mind. IHs i'tWas simple, but it empha- fundamental truth. "It's ay I was raised up back Carolina. It's the way my kid," be said. If e more people with slmi- on the President could his relief program. Per- L  uld in time balance the ..No one doubts that there itt. who really need help. Should be helped. Many 1 to take e&ro of them- E ' They are unemployable. len,t work if help were i ut there is no denying i,, are sluggtrds now u I[/Ways have been. 8ome Other they live long and u escaping work all their Ut If they were accused  Un-America4, they would aUdly. Yet In all honesty t they do for America. Un- q,ty ehage their attitude ," Us will long enjoy the of living In "the land of ' and the home of the often we come in con- Catholics who kick goad. They think that has no authority to to govern their lives. unusual to hear such thus, "What right to tell us how we or what shows we may how we must educate The Church has in all these mat- tb!s power was given Christ, Himself. How- OUh she ha been firm, on Page 5) Conway.--The Rev. Frederic Lachowsky, C. S. Sp., celebrated his First Solemn High Mass in his native parish, St. Joseph's, Conway, last Sunday. The Mass was sung, "Coram Episcopo," His Excellency the Most Reverend Bishop, being present. Attending the Bishop as Deacon and Sub- deacon of honor were the Very Rev. Msgr. John J. Healy and the Very Rev. Msgr. Francis A. Al- len. The Rev. Anthony Lachow, New Principal Is Welcomed At Catholic High Little Rock.--The Catholic High school opened with Holy Mass on Thursday morning, September 15, I . . for zts nmth year. The Mass, cele- brated in the school chapel, was sung by the principal, Rely. James E. O'Connell, assisted by Rev. James Nugent, deacon; Rev. John Murphy, sub-deacon, and Rev. Richard McCauley, master of cere- monies. The choir of Our Lady of Good Counsel parish rendered the music. After the Mass the students gathered together to hear the reading of the rules for the com- ing year, after which there were short classes to enable the stu- dents to register with their vari- ous professoz and' order their books. The registration at Cath- olic High schoOl this year is the largest in the history of the in- stitution, there being 169 boys registered. The faculty members and the student body welcomed their new principal, Father O'Connell, and pledged support and loyalty, at the same time thanking Monsignor Healy for all he has done for them in the school since its foundation. We wish him success in his new work. Newman Library Announces Hours When Open Little Rock.--For the benefit of those who come to the library and are disappointed at finding it closed, we would like to make known the hours that we are open. Every week day from 9:30 until 1 and from 2:30 until 5:30, ex- cept Saturdays when we close at 1. If there is anybody desiring to read who is not free at those hours we will be glad to make arrangements to have the library open at some hour when they might come, if they will call us 2-2352. The library is listed as the Newman Rental Library, not the Catholic Library, should you forget the number. We have been asked many times why we call it the Newman Li- brary. We have given it the name of one of the most brilliant minds of the Catholic Church--Cardinal Newman, who perhaps is most familiar to the world at large as the author of "Lead Kindly Light" and the founder of the Oxford Movement. A very interesting life of Cardinal Newman, besides many of his works, may be found sky, C. S. Sp., pastor of St. Jo- seph's Church, Conway, and broth- er of the celebrant was Arch- Priest. The Rev. Henry Thes- sing, C. S. Sp., was Deacon of the Mass and the Rev. Charles Wolffer, C. S. Sp., was Sub- deacon. The Rev. Norbert Grum- mer, O. S. B., acted as Master of Ceremonies. The following members of the Reverend Clergy were present in the sanctuary, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Albert L. Fletcher, V. G., the Rev. John B. Scheper, S. T. D., Very Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Gallagher, Roy. Otto Loeb, Rev. Edward" P. Garrity, Rev. Joseph Feldkamp, Roy. Thomas J. Prendergast, Rev. Thomas F. Reynolds, and Rev. Lawrence Maus. The Rev. Joseph Poblescheck, C. S. Sp., of Pittsburgh, Pa., former pastor at Conway preached the sermon during the Mass. Elo- quently and inspirationally he spoke on the Priesthood using as his text, "Thou art a priest for- ever, according to the order of Melchisedech." His Excellency spoke a few words at the close of the Mass, congratulating Father Pobles- check on his beautiful sermon on the dignity and meaning of the Catholic Priesthood. The Bishop continued and' congratulated the family of the newly ordained say- ing that there is no greater honor possible for a family than that one among them be chosen for the Sacerdotal life. Warmly he spoke of the mother who had given two of her sons to the service of the Church. Further he said that this cele- bration was a family reunion for the parish. He congratulated the congregation, comparing it to a faithful fig tree which had given, so many of its sons to the Holy Priesthood. He spoke of the six priests who have been ordained from the parish and told of others who are preparing for the Priest- hood. This was a token of the excellent spiritual and religious spirit of the congregation at Con- way. Of the present pastor, Fa- :thor Lachowsky, the Bishop feel- ingly spoke of his gentle manner which had made htm endeared by his people, and by the Clergy and laity of the entire Diocese. Messrs. Amos Enderlin and Geo. Freyaldenhoven, students of St. John's Seminary, assisted at the altar. Theodore and Alfred Hie- gel, former classmates of the eels- brant, acted as censor-bearers. The choir under the able direc- tion of Miss Marie Schichtl, ren- dered the Mass in honor of the Heart of Jesus by Turton in a devotional manner. The altars I were beautifully decorated in gold and white gladiolas, a gift of the choir members. The church was filled to capacity with relative and friends of the newly-ordaine pi'lest. The following were included in the First Mass ceremonies: aco- lytes, Cecil Moix and Frank Gehr- ki; torch-bearers, Peter Simon, J. C. Thessing, Fred Thessing, Leo Hiegel, Leo Setter, Norbert La- chowsky, Anthony and Clarence at the Newman Library. i Nahlen, George Grummer, Robert I Reidmatten, John Walter and Jo- Mother of 2 Priests [seph Enderlin; altar boys, A1- And 2 Nuns Dies at 84 [phonse Heigel, Raymond Thessing, [Walter Worm, Robert Simon, Port Clinton, O. (E).Mrs. Cath-I Frank Hauling, Albert Enderlin, rine Macelwane, mother of two Louis Strack, Richard Molx, Mi- priests and two nuns, has just died here at the age of 84. One of Mrs. Maeelwane's two priest-sons is the well known Tesuit, Father James B. Macel- wane, Dean of the Graduate qehool of St. Louis University. An- 9thor son is the Very Roy. Fran- .is J. Macelwane, President of De Sales College, Toledo, O. Two laughters  Sisters John Baptist md Mary Prepetuaare members )f the U'rsuline Order. ehael Hiegel, Justin Siebenmor- fen, Edward Halter and Leo Molx; bride, Florence Lachowsky; brides- maids, Frances Rose and Dorothy Bruieh; Pages, Paul Lachowsky, Lawrence Jasper; angels, Louis Halter, Anna Marie Gehrki, Anna M. Nahlen, Betty Rose, Leona Rumker, Mildred Schichtl, Myrtle Schichtl and Josephine Walter. A reception, held in the parish hall at 8 o'clock, concluded the celebration of the day. i, The candid camera In Vatican City snapped this picture of Supreme Knight Martin Carmody, of the Knights of Columbus, as he strollefl through St. Peter's Square. In the background may be seen Enrico Galaezzi, Rome ,representative of the K. of C. Mr. Carmody, his  WfO 4t:u:l. daughter were received In audience by Pope Plua XI at i 4aatelgandolfo, September, 2. Jesuit Will Conduct Novena At St. Patrick's North Little Rock.--The Rev. Wm. J. Ruggeri, S. J., of New Orleans, La., will begin a no- vena to the Little Flower at St. Patrick's church, Twentieth and Maple streets, North Little ROck, Sunday morning, concluding on the Feast of the Little Flower, Monday, October 3. Three Masses will be celebrated daily during this period, a 6, 7 and 8 o'ClOCk, with short instructions following the 6 and 8 o'clock Masses. Serv- ices will he held each evening at 7:30 o'clock. Subjects of the Roy. Father Rug- geri will be as follows: Sunday, September 25, "Pur- pose of Life." Monday, "What Is Sin?" Tuesday, "Some Other Things Christ Taught." Wednes- day, "Watch Ye and Pray." Thursday, "His Mercy Is Above All His Works." Friday, "Holy Hour." Saturday, "Why Confess My Sins to a Priest?" Sunday, "Take Ye and Eat." Monday, "Christ the King." Peking Catholic U. Enrolls 732 Peiping. {EL--The Catholic Uni- versity of Peking has enrolled 732 new students for the coming school year, it is announced through Lu- men Service. Of this number, 277 are girls entered in the new wo- man's department being opened in the Kung Wang palaces adjoining the university proper. National Spain Plans Domestic Progressiveness Burgos. {EL--The Minister of Public Works of the-Nationalist Government has announced a pro- jected hydraulic project which will make possible the irrigation of great sections of land. The sum of 1,600,000,000 pesetas will be expended. There was also announced to- day a huge reforestation project. General Franeo has received a visit from Dr. A. Hamilton Rice director of the Harvard Institute of Geographical Exploration. San Sebastian. --Lady' Cham- berlain and her son have reached this city on a tour of Nationalist Spain. They have also visited Irun and have called upon Ignazio Zu- loaga, Spanish painter who is organizing an exhibition of paint- ings in London for the benefit of a philanthropic committee of which Lady Chamberlain is the head. This ity has just celebrated the second anniversary of its libera- tion for the Leftists. Bilbao. (EL--The Social Help Exposition held in this city has ibsen highly successful. More than 300,000 pesetas have been collected. Seville. (E).--The city govern- ment has increased the minimum wage of its laborers from six pesetas a day, which they received before the beginning of the Na- tionalist movement, to eight. Of the Excellent Results of Fifty Years of Labor at the National Spa i Hot Springs.The fiftieth an- niversary of the foundation of St. Joseph's Infirmary here by the Sisters of Mercy will be observed Saturday, September 24. His Excellency, the Most Rev- erend John B. Morris, of the Lit- tle Rock diocese, will celebrate solemn Pontifical Mass at Saint Mary's of the Springs church at 9 a. m., as a feature of the occa- sion. During the afternoon from 2 to 5 o'clock the Sisters of Mercy I Publication Society Of Diocese Holds Regular Meeting Little Rock.--The problem of renewals of subscriptions to The Guardian, Official Organ of the Diocese of Little Rock, occupied the interest of the Diocesan Pub- lication Society at its regular meeting last week. Through a sus- tained drive, it was revealed, The Guardian has a greater subscrip- tion capacity than ever before in its history. Almost every parish in the Diocese has reached its quota in the past two years. How- ever, this year there has been a marked decline of the paid sub- scriptions. Plans were formulat- ed to have the various parishes sustain their quotas with paid subscriptions. It was noted tlmt the reduced subscription price had been the chief reason for the increased' number of subscribers. Unless these subscriptions are renewed promptly, it was said, it may be necessary to raise the subscrip- tion price. The entire board ex- pressed the opinion that they would greatly regret this final measure. It was pointed out that the cost of production has increased more than 50 per cent and that the high standard that The Guardian now has will be lost unless meas- ures are taken which will assure the renewal of delinquent sub- scriptions. i The meeting ws presided over i ly the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Albert L. Fletcher, V. G., President of the Publication Society, and attended by Mr. John Pruniski, Vice Presi- dent, Rev. Thomas L. Keany, Ph. D., Roy. Thomas J. Prendergast and Rev. Patrick M. Lynch. Vatican Paper Lauds Fight Of English Minister Vatican City. {lO.--When Ne- ville Chamberlain, England's Prime Minister flew to Germany this week to confer with Fuehrer Adolf Hitler at the farter's Berch- tesgaden residence, Osservatore Ramona said the fullest well wishes not only of Europe but of the whole world went with him. Speaking with reference to the crisis provoked by the Sudeten question in Czechoslovakia, Os- servatore said that now, more than ever, "it is necessary to have the virtue, merit and strength to renounce resort to force." To re- nounce the use of force, the paper added, could be construed by no- body to be a sign of weakness, but must be regarded rather as the desire simply to avoid a su- preme lnjusticethat of exposing millions and millions of innocent 3ersons to death, and possibly bringing out the ruin of Europe. Institute to Olmerve Jubilee Prague. 00.--The fiftieth anni- versary of the founding of Vin- centium, an institute where 400 in- curables are attended by the Sis- ters of St. Charles Borromeo, will be observed next year. will keep open house in the mag- nificent modern hospital which replaces the original frame struc- ture of a half century ago. The Sisters invite their friends to calL On Dec. 6, 1927, the persent ni- tro-modern institution was com- pleted and dedicated* by His Emi- nence George Cardinal Mundelein of Chicago, assisted by Bishop Morris of Little Rock, and a dis- tinguished group of other church dignitaries from various sections of the United States. The occasion aarked the first visit of a Prince of the Church to come into Ar- kansas. In the long ago ,it was Father Patrick McGowan, an early mis- sionary priest in Arkansas,. who contracted for the purchase of the original St. Joseph's Infirmary, a frame structure on Cedar Terrace, land secured from the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy in Little Rock two Sisters to take charge of the initial hospital work. Those two were Sisters Mary Aloysius and Sister Mary Clare, who were join- ed by Sisters Mary Lucian and Mary Rose from St. Mary's Con- vent here in Hot Springs. The .dedicatory Mass was offered by Father McGowan on September 24, 1888. Sister Mary Philomena ioined the staff of nursing Sis- ters in 1889. For 16 years the original frame hospital did full duty in the way of housing for St. Joseph's. In 1904 the large five-story brick building fronting on Cedar street was completed affording (Continued on page 6) "Catholic Hour" Will Feature Euch. Congress Washington. (g:).--The Most Rev. Joseph F. Rummel, Archbishop Of New Orleans, will be the speaker in the "Catholic Hour" on three successive Sundays, September 25 and October 2 and 9. The "Cath- olic Hour" is produced by the National Council of Catholic Men and is broadcast over the nation- wide Red Network of the National Broadcasting Company, Sunday evenings at 6 p. m. Eastern Stand- ard Time. Archbishop Rummel, who will be host to the Eighth National Eu- charistic Congress, to be held at New Orleans, October 17 to 20, will have for his general theme /'The Blessed Eucharist." His in- dividual topics will be as follows:. September 25, "Emmanuel, God With Us"; October 2, "Victim and High Priest Eternal," and October 9, "The Inexhaustible Source Life." The Archbishop will deliver the address from New Orleans, and the music will be provided by the Schola Cantorum of Notre Dame Seminary in that city. Archbishop Rummel is a mem- ber of the Administrative Board of the National Catholic Welfare Conference and Episcopal Chair- main of the Department of Lay Organizations, of which the Na- tionni Council of Catholic Men i a coordinate branch. In additls to being a distinguished admin- istrator and organizer, the Ach- bishop is in great demand u a speaker. He has occupied a fea- tured place on the programs ef numerous national conventions and recently delivered the sermon at the funeral of His Eminence Patrick Cardinal Hayes. Oldest Slovak PrleM llMe Prague. 0{3.  Monsignor Paul Blaho, 94, oldest priest In SI0- vakta, has just died at Bratisluvt He was Canon of the Cathedral and had worked' in Catholic Jour- nalism, contributing to a number of Slovak papers. Fie also pub- lished several novels dealing with Slovak peasant folk. !; il !4 ,] ..ii J: {! i: {' i! J i i i i :!i