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: THE GUARDIAN. SEPMBEa Z8, II I I i ........... Many Obstacles • il Ii..ll.itl. llli_=_-:::&apos;__L: , IPil I Ill/It bl I Pi-vi, Plan To " InUS / ._[ AJ I ,l AT  IS 4tll II / !.WJ.t:Lc# I I ' Advert)seldeals I=,,, out • • . ¢.s.p* =,,, , " ..--.-'.ll._  T.V I , I "i vi NOT r-OUNO" i llP Aem".vUTER.a=MV ] / II SUCH CgE/T .JTH I .en anaio.l h kit OONE TOVOtt . i ANO4 e I• s- " .. woo THE ation , ' ' RVAN oppo  J :-acing- _PlZ"#/i') " f ,If, Yl41/llll ! ,I IlverYveryheip|i" "1|' oftqT,.. il ! yi'l I/'N'l_'//-LIJ.jrt'/':il/l/' .I..." aonita b:iie  :e:ae°tohruee! Re(0unted ent action J._" ='"/&l I N '- "lti'| '[x'-77" i. is" kind of tP minded of this by President Tru- man's appointment of William London. (N3War Relief Ser- ng in the t  1 " " r sometiml .ting. Occ   i! I hefarmer I ' with his @ 0 ' " e who thi # and who gs in which l sing, and O I 'educe. of thing every co lize the # organizati¢ 00'=°r°°00llicSh ! R d l reat serviCl in agricull 0 C s eopene n f farmers ek or once " Face Difficulti ;s : together, ] :change ide' ppines listen to  eer who w0 ;: Following the sugges-Ischools in the Philippines, where e of agric eneral MacArthur that Belgian and Dutch priests and Re- ,ery farmel .Schools reopen, if pos- lligious have had to teach practical- Lking of  t away, the Catholic lly all the subjects In order that :tion would al Assochtion, which be-Ithese schools may operate at all. y farmers  War represented the 2861 The Catholic Educational As- some frui Schools and colleges in lsociation has registered a strong evident in pines was reorganized protest against this policy, on the rots and beZ . ground that it is "anti-cultural, low. This use ef whatever re- fascist, nazi;" pointing out at the ld be a 0 for farmerS. y at hand, the Catholic same time that it is a threat to a Manila began enrolling the God-given rights of parents to nber of hat would the occasi¢ agriculture  club of tl I it could int meetil or organi# ]ld be closei derstanding i the comm | y have in c ,ften existil ld like to some phase ple but the l m and get p to attend. rm a groul regularly ne workin. their proble ready sc : might not if a farr he organiZ plan of serf might be . people of tr. 'iculture in loss where t to the Pr in turn w .eting. convinced i .rFF, the beginning of the h.ool-year. All but three ln Manila are operatint not in the imposint !they had' before'he war itely operating--in ira. Wooden structures, in :onvents and under tents. stage of the battle to ildren off the streets is tot Catholic Education ield of Catholic educa- tuture is beset with dif- Besides material con- , there is the problem of ronwealth government's education. The present 'ards centralization of tll ,1 power in the Depart- blic Instruction and its !Is agencies has already Iticized as totalitarian• the Acting Secretary of rtment, Jose C. Reyes, fled the abolition of the ]Private Education and of Education (for pub- ) in an effort to secure !alization. nature of has already manifested order promulgated by of Private Education )inos and Americans "social science" sub- by definition, con- four-tenths of all the private grade and This rule will make impossible to continue atholic mission Has Breaking (N:)--Three hundred students have for Maryknoll semi- fall, the highest single in the history of The new students different states. applicants accepted to for the foreign educate their children in the schools of their choice• RURAL LIFE (Continued from page 4) have areaI need of a rural club or organization, for I see many liossibilit, ics of the service it will render them. October Circle Members Named For Cathedral Little Rock• -- Mrs. Thomas J. Lyons, 1000. N. Jacksom Street heads the October circle for St. Andrew's Cathedral parish. Serving with Mrs. Lyons are the following members of St. An- drew's: Mrs. Kate Ahern. Mrs. Wm. An- derson, Misses Margaret & Helen Anderson, Miss Mary Auderer Mrs. J. E. Bacon, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Barre, Mrs. Herbert Basan, con, Mrs. Estelle Blocher, Mr. andMrs. W. J. Blume, Mrs. Marguerite Broderick, Mrs. Tom Burns, Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Call, Jr., Mrs. T. W. Chichester, Mr. David Gluts and Mother, Mrs. Gilroy Cox, Mrs. Rose Dailey, Miss Katherine Dearasaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Philip DeSalvo, Mr.'S. P. Dixon, Sr., Miss Mary L. Durst, Miss Catherine Eichoff, Mrs. Hugh Elliott, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Finley, Miss Emma E. Fleming, Mrs. Rose Gardner, Mrs. Sidney J. Gbson, Mrs. J• P. Ora- cle, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Y. Griffin, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hammond, Mrs. B. H. Hancock, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Harding, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hart, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Her- bert, Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Hobart, Mr. and Mrs. S. Iacovelli, Mrs. L. B. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. J. Keatts, Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Kirspel, Mrs. Russell Lafferty, Mr. and Mrs. Herman J. Leasing, Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Lock, Mr. Eli Luyet, Mr. Felix Malachowski, Mr. are ten former Edward Massar, Miss Theresa Benton, noted publicity and adver- tising counsel, as Assistant Secre- tary of State in charge of public affairs. "The war has dramatized once more the superlative economic strength of the United States," Mr, Benton said on assuming office. "The advent of atomic power, with American science in the fore- front of research, means that we have become  temporarily at leastthe most powerful military nation on earth. Such strength could easily generate suspicion and dislike abroad. Thus we face one of the greatest challenges of our history. Morally, spiritually and intellectually we must rise to the responsibilities inherent in our economic and political strength. And we must make clear to all the world that we propose to use our strength, and the force of our ex- ample, constructively, and in the interest of all mankind." Assistant Secretary of State Benton added that "we must strive to interpret ourselves abroad through a program of education and of culttlral exchange." "Fur- ther," he said, "here at home we must strive for a better under- standing of the other peoples of the world, with whom we want to live in peace and cannot live in peace unless we achieve mutual understanding•" The need for this understanding, observers here believe, has been emphasized by the reports from London that the meeting of for- eign ministers (including our own SecretaTy of State,) "bogged down" front time to time as one power and then another insisted upon some point with unyielding vigor. The United States, they feel, has nothing to fear from a sincere and frank revelation of our plans and our ambitions in the international field, since in two enormously costly world wars we have es- chewed aggrandizement. But to what extent will other nations, in- cluding our own allies, permit their own peoples to receive "a better understanding of our demo- cratic processes," which the State Department plans to make avail- able? It is not enough, observers agree, that the conquered coun- tries alone learn about our demo- cracy• It is not yet known, of course, just how the informational pro- gram of the State Department will operate. It is known, thou_h, that the Department has had trans- ferred to it many functions of the Office of War Information and the Office of Inter-American Affairs. It is not believed that approaches such as were used by these two agencies in their respective fields, or any similar activities, would be tolerated by Russia in its own do- main and in the half-score coun- tries to the west which have come under Soviet domination• There is general agreement that the en- deavors of the Stata Department to provide foreign peoples with an understanding of our democratic way of life are destined for some "hard sledding" in a very large portion of the earth. This belief is strengthened by recalling the difficulties Russia has put in the path of news and radio correspondents, and even of Unit- ed States Government missions, in their efforts to enter Soviet-domi- nated countries. Since the com- munists actually held up relief agencies in some cases, they are not expected to be any more tel- vices---National Catholic Welfare Conference sent millions of dollars to relieve distress in Europe dur- ing the past two years, the Rev. Edward E. Swanstrom, assistant director of the organization, told the Pax Romana Regional Con- gress here. Describing the relief work, Fa- ther Swanstrom said that 44 coun- tries had been helped, as well as Polish refugees in the Middle East, East Africa and Mexico. War Re- lief ServicesN.C.W.C, now has a relief program for Italy, Bel- gium and Holland and hopes to start one soon for displaced per- sons in Germany, he said. Pointing out that.the organiza- tion he represented received its funds from private effort, Father Swanstrom attributed this effort to "the whole-hearted, Christ-in- spired love of neighbor that prompts millions all over the Unit- ed States to contribute from the bounty that God had given them to help !their suffering brethren the world over." Through its vast work War Relief Services-- N.C.W.C., has formed friendships with Catholics in all countries and has become closely united with them, Father Swanstrom said, adding that it is .essential that this unity be preserved. [ Grateful For U.S. Help The Most Rev. Thomas E. Flynn, Bishop of LanCaster, thanked War Relief ServicesN.C.W.C., on be- half of the British Hierarchy for the help it had given to the bomb- ed-out, the refugees and the evacuees in this country• He ask- ed Father Swanstrom to take back tq America Britian's thanks and also the condolences of all present on the disaster in the Empire State Building, New York. Abbe Gremaud, of Fribourg, Switzerland, general sec/'etary of Pax Romana since 1921, speaking of the organization's work during the war for prisoners and refu- gees, said it would have been im- possible but for the help of War Relief Services---N.CW£., which had provided Mass requisites for chaplains and enabled an interna- tional university to be formed in Switzerland. Refugee and intern- ed students were fed, housed, clothed and enabled to continue their studies at Swiss Universities so that by the end of the war they were qualified in their professions, he said. Aid To Persecuted Spain, Belgium and France as- sisted in this work, and members of Pax Romana who had to leave France and Belgium to elude the Gestapo were helped to escape to Spain, where they were received by other members in touch with Pax Romana resistance groups in th¢ occupied countries. The four-day conference, attend- ed by delegates of 24 different na- tions, was a regional European conference, but so many countries were represented that it assumed the character of the pre-war an- nual Pax Romana world congres- ses and, in a way continued and completed the world congress tkat was being held in Washington when the war began. Some of the delegates €o that congress have not yet arrived home, it was stated here. Many of those present had pre- viously attended the international Cardinal Newman Centenary Con- ference held at Beaumont, Wind- sor, Berkshire, to commemorate the great Cardinal's reception into ;1945 PAGE, FPI I I I I I _ I ! !i " ,,, I LOUIS Protestant Minister Eulogises Berlin Priest Who Died In Concentration Camp By Dr. Max Jordan (War Correspondent, N.C.W.C. News Service) Berlin. (WA--A notable tribute to a Catholic priest who died a martyr to his faith in a nazi con- centration camp was paid by a Protestant minister, who was his fellow prisoner, in an address at the burden of responsibility that the leaders of our nation have loaded upon us. We do not try to find excuses for the atrocities and injustices that were commit° ted against the peoples of oc- cupied territories by party men and alsp by many military author- ities. 'Specifically, we condemn the murder of hostages and the mass murder of German and Po- near Berlin) with the venerable lish Jews." Canon of the Roman Church of In this connection, the statement Berlin, Monsignor Lichtenberg, a is significant which was included man who became our brother in in the manifesto of the Berlin Christ because of the Gospel and Protestant BiShop. "Conditions because of his intercession for the in the Russian zone of occupation," persecuted Jews. His death, to us, said Dr. Dibelius, "are now not is a reminder that from joint suf- unlike those that existed undei fering tere must also come a Hitler. Religious publications are a meeting of the so-called Confes- sional Protestant churches, the largest group of German Protest- ants, at Spandau near here. The Protestant minister was Dr. Albertz and the priest to whom he referred was the late Monsignor Bernhard Lichtenberg, canon of St. Hedwig's Cathedral in Berlin• Monsignor Lichtenberg was widely known in Berlin as a joint relationship between the Roman church and ourselves." Not unlike the Catholics of Ger- many, the Protestants, too, are now earnestly engaged in searching their conscience• Dr. Otto Dibel- ius, Protestant Bishop of Berlin, has issued a statement blaming the Protestant church authorities for having become "instruments of un-Christian activities instead forbidden and religious services cannot be broadcast. While re- ligious instruction in the schools is being promoted in both the American and the British zones, the German communists attempt to prevent religious activities in the Russian zone, in spite of the fact that 90 per cent of the parents favor religious instruction". preacher and confessor. He had i frequently protested against the persecution of the Jews and of- fered prayers for them publicly• He also took a vigorous stand against the "mercy-killings" of the insane• He was finally arrested and died on the way to the in- famous concentration camp of Dachau after having been kept in jail for two years. Grateful Memory "With deep emotion I remem- ber the days," Dr. Albertz said, "when I shared a prison at Tegel St. Anthony's Hospital MORELTON, ARK. of defending the cause of Jesus Christ." I DR. ANNI M. BREMYER Dr. Theophihs Wurm, Lutheran I # 1  H ChlropnMmf Bishop of Wuerttemberg, expres- [ I  II fat hmetrle ed similar wews m a recent mani- [ I  H ]Preed festo wherein he said that German .  : Dlu.nmdl Protestants "do not refuse to share I I i II -. Nurse I Ill 1 II "-"" I1' I I It 14 years ]¢xper. knee as a Grad BII.L $CHMIDT III IiI I .o, ,,: " /I  -- " Little Rqek. Ark. AUTO-PARTS II,=: ......................... :. & TIRE CO. I/t -Pi;bi.;-.2;-! .......o._.., I1t GEe. M. WOODS' from the Army, Navy Maus, Mr. C. J. McGuire, Mr. and erant toward persons or programs the Church. Two hundred and Mrs. John Meehan, Mrs. Guy Mey- which they will suspect of carry- = = I II II $ ers, Jr., Miss Kathryn Montag ing propaganda running counter I_n.nla Pr,h (f I; _ ,, . . ,, • • , ' . vvv  u vi servicemen have appli- Miss Mollie Motsch, Mss Mae to their own .....  ...... I I I-nlm¢¢ Mnrmarv ,, file at Maryknoll and M h r H F Na r n r my .............. # . their discharge urp y, M . . . bholz, Mrs. For, me e a d me e now th,t lb, Married 50 Xrs. II tn _ -- k Meantime, most Agnes Nolting, Mrs. H. W. Norvell the war is over, it is being freely rhi,n,,n (E--The sixtieth wed-II .............. .,,., .................  I'AI Iii,lla n.. men are taking Mrs L E Oswald, Mrs R. E ,admitted that Russia is not a m .....  .... arc o€ M,- and Mrs 1I2:}}::} E I,,gll' Ily I in Latin Parker, Mrs. Mary Penny, Mrs democracy. Wir-, ,,,]i, who are the -ar I i i  _ _ _ tU2 courses study af- Melvin Prince, Mr. and Mrs. T. A: " In this connection, and illustra- ents'of'15"clildren, was celebat:l|  I ml 00-00fin- -00he,00t Mtl Wrlrl years of Peat, Mrs. Herbert Rainey, Mrs. tics. of the tight rein Russia keeps ed here at St. Joseph and St. Anne I I It   i,----  ............ --.- Ill colleges W. A. Rand, Mrs. R. C. Ray,, Jr., on its own reformation, Americans Church Mr Pouliot 86 and his I I iII Ilt , , • • e1 I l Maryknol, " ........ II00/l0000lI i Mrs J H Renfroe, Mrs Bur L have in recent weeks eard wth a • ' nd J. I:. MornlbrOOK are crowded, and • • • • ." . wfe 76, were born m Canada a them there is Roberts, Sr., Mrs.' Emma Rossl, great deal of astomshment reports have lived in Chica,o for 65 years ritYto °fake room A Miss Cecilia Reiter, Mr. and Mrs. of persecution of Jews in Soviet ° " :l I  ...............  e-ll Earl Markham Street fbN 1-14114Lj, tory seminary which A. Sarlo, Mrs. Henry Schaer, Mr. Russia. Representative Clare  |  ' _ n,,,- -rhhiocese and Mrs. T. Ford Seeuws, Mr. John Boothe Luce of Connecticut drew I g._--k,|] RJI||,, [ | The Only Establishment In Western I ll' -mher A Sherrill, Mr and Mrs P A attention to this in a speech in-][ .,uqJU--.i ,,1.-.,,-$ I,! At.kansas de.signed, bullt;_ana era " .......i..,.JmJk.Jk...A,.4J,..i..m .. -o ............. " . ' . . " " " . xcllVel lot £ullntt -,, - .......... I I -- archdiocese to ac-'J.E:vVendler, Mrs. Herman West: TAirlAlni/ /I HIMSTEDT I[> 400 students The I Miss Patricia Wyles, Mrs. A.M. J • ' • • '-" "- "' '" I/,.,,-- ....... =--::=-#---"I I., .. o • • .. II ) D ...... LI-- O..'.--. l  l-leaun ll'tlltllliJklll rrivl Boston will be en- Zell, Miss Rosemary Zell, Miss II • n "S {/I r'lumD ng gII % i " its present capac- Mary Zinser, Mrs. Edward La- |{q.l.l.l. d'l']][J ' I/l r'arsel l/I , I / Ir g Ichowsky, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Gaze, lbl I1¥11-2"111 • I/t oe, l,an. ttl .ompant Ill # the foreign mis-IMrs. L. M. Lipsmeyer, Miss Betty Ill and 8upplles ill ................. 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