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THE GUARDIAN. SEPTEMBER 30, 1938 PAGE FIVE For Divine Help /- President Roosevelt/ {E}.--"Perhaps never [ of our nation have I eek divine guidance our forces seeking which is so in our contempor- as we do today," says D. Roosevelt in Judge John P. Mc- of the Na- for Religion and was sent in connee- the now being National Committee qUI VIVE? from Page 1) people even against carelessness. Children expected to be as care- The motorist must for the lack of care on by extra caution. The in one of our Says, "A motorist exn- |tco carefully where ehil- !Dl&ying. In the twinkle a child may run out parked cars. Children #range world of make- In the excitement of Street may be for the enchanted castle, a or an Indian trail. move about In this removed from actu- hearing nothing, seeing thinking only of their dreams.,, When children Operators of cars must stop their vehicles at notice. A person who is guilty of gross neg- h Is deliberately un- who deliberately drives, or who drives speed, or disregards is guilty of serious t lersons can scarcely be culpable negligence. the more true in the constant warnings by traffic au- that are for the founded upon reason. them is not only to virtue, but to obey charity as well. It is that so many and maimed In every year. Traffic y that there is no this. Nearly all motor It is time men and eonscl- gave this matter ser- It is certainly Conscience. ---.___... very close to remind us of the won- that is being done by the sisters. The have Just corn- celebration, commem- fiftieth anniversary of at Hot Springs and Benedictine Sisters P Observe the completion work In Arkansas. of the Sisters is done that few can esU- that is done, until iCUmulation of It at- attention. Their work, any that is conducted of the Church, for those who our faith. Often it is that eventually splits Views wide open and thoee, who held them, of truth. In hos- People are sick and glamor of the world realities of life force IiPon individuals. They to think sober one can help being the tender care that from these unselfish give their lives to of the poor, the sick What rays of sun- are in the lives of whose bodies in the pursuit lleasures. The cool, that soothes so many has been the power many a prodigal his Father's house. lpossible to give the praise, and slg- they want no men. They serve that they ask of men to enable them to do poor. Their lives rebuke to those who to sinful practices. OUr daughters are at- the service of God In them in God's you if you put in their way. "The the laborers are all the world salute bless you in your for the observance of Loyalty Days, intended to fill all seats in inn churches throughout the United States October 1 and 2. "I am glad to note that you are also concerned with our in- stitutions for social welfare and education which are so dependent upon being stimulated by the re- ligous motive," the President's let- ter continues. "Your subject for the Stewardship C o n v e n t i o n, 'Stewardship in a Democracy,' is most significant. Governmeatal measures, taxation and other means for social security and wel- fare, can never take the place of brotherhood and philanthropy. In- deed the same underlying motives are needed by both our govern- ment and our free voluntary in- stitutions, for the fullest coopera- tion between the state and our free institutions, all seeking the highest good of the people. "To this end, your call to stewardship of life, service and possessions, if heeded, would solve the most pressing problems of our national life." The National Stewardship Con- vention will be held in Chicago November 1-3 under the auspices of the Committee for Religion and Welfare Recovery in asso- ciation with church, charity, edu- cational, character-building, medi- cal and welfare institutions and agencies. The National Committee is com- posedof more than 500 Catholics Protestants and Jews, including 75 Bishops, 65 pastors, priests and rabbis, 179 college presidents and other educators, 147 officers of church and benevolent boards and more than 100 leading laymen. U. S. to Send Spain Wheat, Famine Near Washington. 0O.NThe American Red Cross, assisted by agents of the American Friends Service Committee, will undertake the im- partial distribution throughout the Spanish Peninsula of flour milled from the United States Govern- ment wheat, it has been announc- ed here by the State Department. Up to 250,000 bushels of wheat are to be involved in the pro- ject. The State Department announce- ment says information received during the last few months from Spain "indicates the existence of a growing problem in human mis- ery which, unless remedied, will result in widespread starvation and loss of life among women and children this winter." "The main cause of the emergency, apart from the natural destruction of war," it is said, "is the existence of a vast army of refugees, esti- mated at nearly three million peo- ple, who have been driven from their homes and sought refuge on one side or the other of the battle line. There is insufficient housing, clothing and food for these refugees." Declaring that "the problem is beyond the resources of organi- zations created in America and abroad to raise funds for relief in Spain," the statement says: "Faced by such a situation the American people cannot remain indifferent. The Government it- self cannot organize or dispense relief abroad, but the American Red Cross, in view of the emer- gency conditions prevailing, has; i volunteered to handle for distri- bution a large quantity of flour to be processed in the United States from surplus wheat to be turned over to the Red Cross by the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation. The Red Cross has arranged that the impartial dis- tribution of this flour shall begin in October throughout the Span- ish Peninsula, according to with the actual distribution in the hands of agents of the American Friends Service Committee. Co- operation of Government agencies and the Friends will make it pos- sible to expedite the plan for get- tint relief without delay to the refugees." The Red Cross will announce details of the project,.it is said. Mass Is Said For Spanish War Victims Mexico City. {EL--The Spanish Colony of the Capital organized and attended a Solemn Requiem Mass in the Church of Santo Do- mingo for the souls of all Spani- ards who have died fighting on i either side of the civil war. This service for the dead', which was well attended, was the only ".ommemoration of the feast of Santa Maria de Covandonga, Patroness of Asturias. L i , . i Clara Mallin of Milwaukee, an "$" student at Marquette University in that city, has one of the most unusual combinations of employ- ment. Miss Mallin, who enrolled at Marquette last February, divides her spare time between inscribing tombstones and tutoring college algebra. She became a professional tombstone carver at the age of 14. i i ! i Catholic Hi P.-T. A. Holds First Meeting Little Rock.--The Catholic High P.-T. A. held its first meeting for the year at the high school on Monday, September 26. Father .Yaeger opened the meeting with prayer and Mrs. G. Sutton, presi- dent, presided. Father O'Connell, the principal of the Catholic High school, gave a talk to the ladies encouraging them in their work and assuring his help. Father Yaeger also thanked the ladies for their aid in the past years. It was decided to have the next meeting at the school at noon on October 10, at which there will be a pot luck luncheon served by the ladies. Between now and the October meeting the ladies will conduct a vigorous campaign to enroll all the parents of the chil- dren as active'metal)era of the as- sociation. Their work is indis- 3ensable to the school and the parents having boys at the Cath- olic High should feel an obligation of taking an active interest in the P.-T. A. Mrs. J. C. Hodges was appointed corresponding secretary to fill the vacancy caused by the resigna- tion of Mrs. Frank Borden. Father O'Connell closed the meeting with .prayer. Czechs To Create Three New Orders Prague. 0O.The Prague Gov- ernment is about to create three new orders of merit, one of which to be called "Order of the Saint Wenceslaus' Crown," is to com- memorate the national patron Saint and martyr, St. Wenceslaus, evangelizer of the Czechs. i The so-called "Crown of Saint Wenceslaus" is a gold crown, set with jewels, dating from the four- teenth century. It is kept in the treasury of St. Vitus' Cathedral in Prague. The crown was named for St. Wenceslaus by Charles IV, Em- peror of the "Holy Roman Em- pire," who was also a crowned king of Bohemia. Charles IV or- dered the crown to be set on the head of the statue of St. Wen- ceslaus in the Prague Cathedral. Czechoslovakia has had but one order of merit hitherto, namely ,the Order of the White Lion (the lion being in the former Kingdom of Bohemia's coat-of-arms) which was conferred upon foreigners who distinguished themselves in the service to the Republic. The other new orders are the Order of the Czechoslovak Star and the Order of Liberty. Study Club At Pocahontas Has Meeting Pocahontas.The regular meet- ing of the study club was held at the home of Mrs. Swan Best on Thursday evening, September 22. An interesting reading on "The Church is Apostolic," was given by Mrs. Gilford James, and in the discussion which followed Ray. Father Janesko very capably an- swered the questions brought up. An added feature in the study club is the "Question Box," which is expected to be very beneficial. At the close of the meeting de- licious refreshments were served by the hostess. The next meeting will be in Oc- tober at the home of Mrs. Andrew Jansen. ii I i i i 'Internationalism' Of Mexico Receives Praise of American Mexico City. (E).  A decided trend away from the aims of Ma- dero and Carranza and toward "internationalism," was noted by the Ray. D. Samuel Guy Inman in a radio address broadcast here under the auspices of the Mexican Government. "I have noticed that nationalism seems to be dying out and in its stead there is growing a move- ment favorable to international cooperation and to me, as a friend of Mexico, this is reason for re- joicing," said Dr. Inman. Dr. Inman is Executive Secre- tary of the Committee on Coop- eration in Latin America, an inter- denominational group formed in Panama in 1915 at a conference of non:Catholic missionary so- cieties which divided Latin Amer- ma into zones and placed each zone in charge of a particular so- ciety. Dr. Inman's address, which was broadcast to American listeners, emphasized the beauties and in- !teresting aspect Mexico has for tourists, saying the visitor to this country can find anything he wants. He said the Mexican peo- ple now have a social program so strong it is able openly to con- dernn the malignant influences found in every reform movement. 'My friends who are listening to me in the radio audience," he said, "permit me to insist with you that you should visit Mexico and that you should cooperate with this beautiful country and with those Mexicans who are en- gaged in social reforms." Late Marrlages Seen As Menace to Ireland Dublin. 00.--A great deal of thought and discussion was devot- ed to the question of late marriages and consequent low birth-rate in Ireland during the lectures at Ard- more conducted by Muintir Na Tire in its Rural Week's delibera- tions. Archdeacon Kelleher, of Water- ford, listed some of the factors at- tributable to the decline of the population; high cost of living; ex- pense of establishing homes; disin- clination of girl wage earners to give up their careers unless as- sured of as secure an existence when married. The Rev. J. M. Hayes, chairman of Muintir Na Tire, said that the low marriage rate is one of the greatest social evils and that everything possible should be done to encourage early marriages. Mrs. T. Kettle a former member of the i Civil Service Commission said many who had given evidence had been very much opposed to the system of the family allowance on the ground that it was neither adequate nor fair. The income tax system of rebates for dependents, she said, was much fairer. Ursullnes Open New College h Louisville Louisville, Ky. (E.The Uxzu- lines here have opened a new sen- ior college for resident and day students which began to function yesterday. The heads of the various de- partment have been announced as follows: The Rev. Dr. F. Newton Pitt, Philosophy and Religion; Sister M. Dominiea, Science; Sister M. Raymond, Education; Sister Mary Louis, English; Sister Mary de Lourdes, Social Sciences; Sister M. Bernard, Classical Languages; Mother M. Agnes, Romance Lan- guages; Mother M. Rosalin, Mathe- matics. Novena Is Well Attempt To Blow Up Church Attended At Is Protested St. Patrick's Dublin. O0.--For the second time in its short existence, an at- tempt has been made to blow up the Church of St. Anthony, Wil- North Little Rock. -- Capacity lowfield, Belfast. congregations are attending the The Protestant Bishop of Down novena to the Little Flower, now Conner and Dromore, Dr. J. F. in progress at St. Patrick's church, MacNeice, has written a strong Twentieth and Maple streets, letter of censure to the Belfast North Little Rock. The novena newspapers in which he says: opened Sunday morning in charge "The criminal attempt, fortunate- of the Rev. J. F. Ruggeri, S. J., y not successful, to destroy the of New Orleans, La., and will church at Willowfield, merits conclude on the Feast of the Lit- the severest condemnation of all tle Flower, Monday, October 3. right-thinking people. It would Masses are celebrated at 6, 7 be a gross misuse' of words to 8 o'clock and evening days- describe those capable of such tions are held daily at 7:30 o'clock, dastardly action by the name of A short instruction lecture follows any religious communion. They the 6 and 8 o'clock Masses. are anarchists, the enemies of re- At 7:30 o'clock tonight, "The tigion andcivilizedsociety. I wish Passion of Our Lord" will be the to express for myself and for the subject. Saturday, Father Rug- people whose chief minister I am geri will talk on "Why Confess our horror and indignation that My Sins to a Priest." His subject 'the fair name of our city has been Sunday night will be "Take Ye besmirched by what may with and Rest" and the concluding ser- ustice be regarded as a monstrous mon Monday night will be "Christ sacrilegious outrage." the King." There are a large number of Communicants at each of the Masses daily and all Masses are Belief in God well attended with the congrega- Affirmed As tion at the evening services tax- ing the capacity of the church. Atheists Convene British Bishop Gets Eleven-Gun Italian Salute London. (D.--A salute guns London. (l.---Out of a total st 615 members of the House of Com- mons, 176 have signed a mani- festo by which they declare their adhesion to Christian principles. of II The manifesto was drawn up by was fired by the Italian a group in the House of Commons shop Amerigo Vespucci in known as "group 34." The chair-, Minstrel At St. Patrick's Oct. 10 and 11 North Little Rock.Practice for :he second annual all-women min- strel of St. Patrick's parish was started this week with a cast of 25 performers starting work to- ward presentation of a sho%, which its sponsors hope will surpass that of last year in entertainment fea- tures. The show will be presented at the church recreation hall, 20th and Maple streets, on the nights of Monday and Tuesday, October 10 and 11. It will be given un- der the sponsorship of the Altar Society of the church again this year. Variety, it is promised, will be the keynote of this year's show, with specialties to include com- edy, singing, dancing, and musical acts. Throughout the show there will be a decided accent on com- edy. Following the custom of such entertainments, the minstrel 'first- part' will provide the show with its grand finale. The entire cast of women will appear in this part of the performance in their black- face characters. Songs and musical numbers for the show will include both the old and new, some being taken from the hit parade and others from the songbooks popular in gone by. Sound when the Bish- man, R. J. Russell (who is not a of Plymouth, the Most Rev. Catholic) explains that some time tain to harmony with the Divine J. Barrett, called on the Admiral ago a number of members discus- W,fl, Iwe to return a courtesy visit, sed possible methods of combating believe that with the at- tainment of that harmony the un- The ship flew the Papal flag, the anti-God congress. derstanding and wisdom and cour- as did the attendant pinnace, when Some members, he says, thought age to settle the differences of the Bishop was "piped *' on board, that direct atagonism was not the mankind and bring peace will During the stay 300 Italian best way and that it was their sole come. sailors attended Mass at the ca-.concern to witness to their own "In this faith we would seek thedral. Afterwards the Bishop, faith and to leave others alone. speaking in Italian, welcomed the Affirm Belief in God to live, remembering always that throughout the world there are men and referred to the great bond The following manifesto was multitudes holding, in varied of the Catholic faith which united drawn up and sent to all the mere- forms, the same faith and moving .them all. bars of the House of Commons: towards the same goal." Later the sailors visited Buck- "In these momentous days when fast Abbey, built by the Bane- conflict and' anxiety prevail on dictine community with their own every side, we wish to bear wit- First Counts hands, hess, for the encouragement of our Recipients of Gifts : The Amerigo Vespucci and the fellowman, to certain firm convic- From Mex]o Primate Cristoforo Colombo were given tions gained from, and upheld by, welcomes by the services and the the experience of life. ' Mexico City. {E)The Most Ray. civic authorities on their arrival "We believe in the Luls Martinez, Primate of Mexico, t Plymouth. of God. We believe that to those gave First Communion to 12 chil- who seek it, God gives guidance dren of workingmen in the Church Maharajah Gives Site andW?IP" of Josefinos here on Monday. believe in the brotherhood After the religious ceremony, For Catholic Convent of man. the children were the guests of the Lahare, India.  The Presenta- "We believe that the hope of Archbishop who was assisted in tion Sisters in Kashmir are la- the world is in the freedom entertaining them by a group of boring at the construction of a brought about by that brother-women who had outfitted the chil- convent at Srinagar, attached to hood, and the practice, in the dren with clothing, shoes, rosaries which eventually will be a col- Spirit of Christ, of truth and jus- and 'prayer books for their reeep- lege of young women of Kashmir. tice which it entails, tion of the Sacrament. How much store is placed on the Attainment of Harmony activities of the Sisters and the "We behave that the human L&DaW' &ND HtIS Missionaries by the Government spirit desires to reach to a high- MIN'S and the general public may be un- cr plane of conduct, and although CL]g&NID AND BLOCIU derstood from the fact that the prone to evil seeks through re- pentance and forgiveness to at-  OR lISO k necessary lands for the building of IVJL THE HATTER 'I the convent and other institutions attached to it have been donated 525 Main 8L Phone NT@ by His Highness the Maharajah of Kashmir. FEASTS OF THE WEEK (Continued from Page 4) at Monte Cassino. When scarcely 21 he was sent to Sicily to es- tablish a monastery. Five years later the place was overrun by the barbarians who burned every- thing to the ground. St. Placid, his two brothers, Eutychius and Vie- torinus and his holy sister, Flavia, who had come to visit him, were put to death as well as were 20 monks. THURSDAY, October 6.---Saint Bruno was born at Cologne about the year 1030 and cultivated his rare natural gifts at Paris. He was made canon of Cologne and' later accorded the same dignity at Rheims. Resolving to forsake the world he and six companions applied to Hugh, Bishop of Gre- noble, who directed them into a wild solitude called the Chartre- use. There they lived in poverty, self-denial and silence, meeting only for the worship of God. Bru- no was called to Rome by Pope Urban II, but the distractions of the great city disturbed him and he sought permission to resume his monastic life in Calabria. There he lived in humility and self- denial until his death in 1101. FRIDAY, October 7.St. Mark, Pope, was a Roman by birth. He succeeded St. Sylvester in the Apostolic Chair in 336. After a reign of only eight months and 20 days he died and was buried in a cemetery in the Ardeatine Way. The" cemetery has since borne his name. SATURDAY, October 8.  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