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THE GUARDIAN, OCTOBER 2, 1942 PAGE SEVEN hants Ask Patronage Of Three Texarkana Parishes, Organizations MAY SAVE LIVES OF MANY WOUNDED SOLDIERS +: .+:+:.:.: of many soldiers and sailors of the United Nations may be saved by the use of biodyne for burns and wounds---one of the.nmg discoveries reported at the third annual conference Institutum Dlvi Th0mae, Cincinnati, September 13-16. Dr. Thomas P. Walsh, of Mercy Burn Clinic, Chicago, displays a Jar of the ointment as Archbishop John T. McNlcholas; O. P. sponsor of thp Institutum; Monsignor Cletus A. Miller, dean, and Dr. George Speri Sperti, director, look on, Clnchmatt Post photo. (N.C.W.C.) Egan ':Head Of Chicago (N:) -- The Very Rev. Egan, S. J., has been of Loyola Univer- the Very Rev. Wilson, S. J., who presRient of the school president is a native He attended St. Igna- School and, in 1916, he the Society of Jesus at the Mo., novitiate. Prior ordination, in 1929, he at St. Louis University, at St. Louis, Jersey, England, ae University of Paris. He was an instructor in classics at St. Louis UniverSity from 1923 to 1926. After receiving his doctorate in { Sacred Theology from the Gregor- {ian University, Rome, he was ap- {pointed to a chair of theology at [St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein, Ill., where he served from 1931 to 1937. For the last five years, he has acted as assistant to the Very Rev. William M. Ma- gee, S. J., Provincial of the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus. The Rev. Thomas A. Egan, S. J., Dean of the Downtown College of Loyola University, is a brother of the new president. 'A comprehensive coordinated ' ' 1 ' plan for the utihzatzon of Loyo a s educational resources in the war effort has been adopted," Father Egan stated at the induction cere- \\; FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. Texarkana, U.S.A. SAVOY Nationally Known For Cleanliness, Service and Moderate Rates TEXARKANA, U. S. A. MAX SCHERER, Inc. MEN'S AND YOUNG MEN'S CLOTHING AND FURNISHINGS BILL SANDBERG, Mgr. 219 East Broad St. Phone 306 Texarkana, Ark.-Tex. .W. OFFENHAUSER & CO. mony. "The suggested program of acceleration, the schedule of courses established by the Army, Navy and Marine Corps for the training of officers has been in- trod'uecd and will continue. '"The Loyola University Medi- cal Unit,General Hospital No. 108, is fully organized and awaiting the call to active duty. "In a word, Loyola has devoted and will continue to devote all her energies and facilities to the successful prosecution of the war effort, with the confident hope of ultimate victory and the prayer for a peace built upon the solid foundation of the teachings of the Prince of Peace." Father Wilson is resuming the wo/'k in American historical re- search in which he was engaged before assuming the presidency of Loyola University. Methodist Urges Crowd to Motor Chapel Services Lacrosse, Va. (E) -- The record crowd that attended the first ser- vice of the Diocesan Missionary Fathers at their St. Mary-of-the Highways Motor Chapel here was accounted for, in great part, by the promotional activities of a Methodist Sunday School teacher. This is a small town and the temperature the night of the first service was in the high fifties, chilly weather for Virginia in Sep- tember. Nevertheless, the congre- gation of the missioners was "ca- pacity" and the number of non- Catholics was large. All of this was not due to the window posters, handbills and press publicity announcing the ad- vent of fhe priests. These an- nouncements were effectively sup- plemented by Dr. W. W. Wilkinson, a doctor of medicine, town drug- giest and Sunday school teacher at the local Methodist church. The preceding Sunday Dr. Wilkinson strongly urged his class to attend the services of the missionaries chapel car for the purpose of meet- ing the priests anad learning some- thing of their religious "grand- mother," his designation for the Catholic Church. He explained the Methodists stemmed from the Episcopolians and the latter from the Catholics. He also told his class they also could learn some- thing of behavior hand reverence by attending the Catholic services. Insurance S. S. A. Sodality, Classes Name Leaders For Current Year !ort Smith--The Sodality of the Blessed Virgin of St. Scholastica elected officers for the current school year at the weekly meeting held on Wednesday, September 23. The officers chosen by the student body and approved by the faculty are: Prefect, Geraldine White; As- sistant Prefect, Mary Borengasser; Secretary, Flm'ence S c h n i t z e r; Treasurer, Mary Frances Hart. Following the election, the new officers met to discuss plans for ,the Sodality activities during the i year. { On Thursday, September 24, the various class clubs held elections for class officers. The Senior Class chose Jean Wolz as president, Don- na Sue Sanders as vice-president, Mayme Smith as secretary, and Antoinette Edelmann as Treasurer. Officers of the junior class are: Clare Jones, president; Betty Shaf- f n e r, vice-president; Kathleen Rector, secretary; and Patty Bar- nard, Treasurer. The sophomore class elected Opal Rector, president; Joanna Freeman, vice-president; Marie Celine Falleur, secretary; and Iya- hnula Barbour, treasurer. Freshman class officers were selected as follows: Catherine W h a 1 e n, president; Rosemary Rockenhaus, vice-president; Vic- [ toria Worden, secretary; and Betty I Sharum, teasurer. Ingenius Nun Supplies Bread For Internees Maryknoll, N. Y. (E)--The in- genuity of a Maryknoll Sister in- terned in Hong Kong who, given one precious yeast cake, envolved a method of culturing yeast from sweet potato peelings, made il possible for a large number of American internees to enjoy the luxury of bread. As a result, not only of confiscation, but also of unauthorized looting, there was a critical scarcity of food in Hong King after its surrender. This hardship was shared by all, wheth- er or not interned. What the Americans missed most was bread. There was great re- joicing, therefore, when after sev- eral weeks of breadless diet, some bags of flour were provided for the American internees. One of these, a Maryknoll priest, managed to secure a single yeast cake. The delicate task of developing from this a continuous supply of yeast for future use was enl.rusted to the Maryknoll Sisters. Sister Mary Conzaga, of New Rochelle, N. Y., who had twelve years experience meeting similar emergencies in the interior of South China, solved the problem by making a fresh batch of yeast daily from sweet potato parings she begged from the central kitchen. The incident is related by Mary- knoll Sisters who recently return- ed to the United States from the Orient aboard the repatriation ship, Gripisholm, among whom was Sis- ter Conzaga. The greater part of her twelve years in China has been spent in training native Chinese Sisters. Last summer she was transferred from this work in the interior to the'City of Hong Kong, where she':weathered the siege and several months' intern- ment. Priest-Educator Leader In City's Scrap Drive Chicago, (N:)--The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Daniel F. Cunningham, Chicago Archdiocesan Supervisor of Schools, who directs an education- al program for 19O,0O0 young peo- Will Extend Visual Aid Activities Washington, (N:)--The place that visual aids hold in the modern classroom is being extensively de- veloped at the Catholic University of American and will occupy a prominent part in supplementing the courses which will resume on September 29, the Rt. key. Msgr. Patrick J. McCormick, Acting Rec- tor, has announced. Initiated during the rectorship of the late Bishop Joseph M. Cor- rigan as a means of supplementing oral teaching techniques, the Ca- tholic University now has a Bur- eau of Visual Aids from which the heads of the various departments of the university may draw these additional tools for providing con- crete visual and' auditory aids to students instruction. It is under the direction of Harry B. Rauth. Extensive war research work is being conducted by staff members of the Physics Department and the Department of Civil Engineering of the Catholic University of America, the details of which ar being held secret in compliance with the government's rule against disclosure of military information of value to the enemy. For some months the scientific staff of the University has been cooperating with the Office of Scientific Re- search and Develop.m.ent and other government agencies testing out devices, formulas and methods' which will be useful to the armed forces and to private industry en- gaged in war orders. One achieve- ment is an apparatus for photoe- lastic studies of stress distribution, by which machine parts may, be tested before being introduced in- to vital equipment. ple, is one of three Chicagoans ac- tively directing the wartime scrap campaign by boys and girls of the Junior Victory Army and the OCD salvage wardens. James B. Mc- Cahey, President of the Chicago Board of Education, and Noble Puffer, Cook County Superinten- dent of Schools, are others on the committee. Lacy HARDWARE Builders Hardware---Paint Sporting Goods--Guns and Ammunition 203 East Broad Street TEXARKANA, ARK.-TEX. Give your home a smooth, weather and time resistant exterior with SHERWIN- WILLIAMS' Paints of i Quality. Texarkana Paint Co. Named President Very key. Joseph M. Egan, S. J., who has been named president of Loyola University of Chicago. Fa' ther Egan announced at the in- duction ceremonies that "a com- prehensive coordinated plan .for the utilization of Loyola educa- tional resources in the war effort: :has  _en_mlo2te_Z." (N,W.C& Revoke Mailing Refugees Reunited In America BroWnsville, Tex. (N:) -- Three years of perilous wanderings ended for a refugee Czecho-Slovak fam- ily when the mother of the family arrived here by airplane from Panama. She was greeted by the Rev. William Moore, representing the Bureau of Immigration, Na- tional Catholic Welfare Confer- ence, who assisted in arranging for the.laSt lap of ler journey to join her husband and daughter in Tal- madge, O. The Wanderings were those of ;the Robitchek family. They start- ed With the flight of the family from Czecho-Slovakia in 1939 at the outbreak of the war. They 'drew to a close as Mrs. Libuse Rob- itcek's :plane arrived in Browns- { viHe: She was met by the repre- ]sentative of the N.C.W.C. hnmi- ! }gration Bureau at the request of [ the President's Advisory Commit- [tee handling emergency refugee leases.  ' D.:J. I' , A ship on whrc'h the Robitcheks ;llWlll, .lg [sought passage to the New World lr w* f, -- .']was ore'ed to put in at a West rOllCe 00azette ,,i African . port. Two periods of six | m0nths were then spent in concen- Washington, (N:)  Postmastertrati0n camps. And then a ship General Frank C. Walker has or-Ion Which they were taken aboard dered the revocation of second-'|w! {h ther refugeessailed the seas [for two years dented entrance to class mailing privileges to the Nat: many portS, before the Robitcheks ional Police Gazette, monthly mag-, were landed somewhere in the We'st Indies. Their xperiences azine published in New York, on the ground that the publication has violated the statutes permitting such privileges. The order, issued following heara ings in which the publisher sought: to show cause why the mailing privileges should not be revoked, charges that specified articles and pictures in the last three issues described as indecent were "a consistent, sustained, and systema- tic feature of this publication which, by plain import of language and pictures, 'are no more than an appeal to the salaciously dis- posed' and show clearly that the publication was 'plainly designed to catch the prurient.'" The order further charges that the National father, mother and eleven-year- old daughter--included two sink- ingby submarines and rescues at sea.. Eventually they reached Panama with only enough funds to buy one adult and one half-fare ticket to the United States. The father had a position as a chemical engineer await,rig him in Ohio. He took the da,tighter with him. Now they are being reunited. Police Gazette has been sold and distHbted "for the purpose of profitably pandering to the lewd and lascivious, a purpose Congress never intended to subsidize by nominal second-class p o s t a g e rates:" Sears Roebuck & Co. Texarkana's Largest and Most Department Store 3rd and Pine Streets ....... : TEXARKANA Phone 531 S.H. Kress &Co, 5c- 10e-25e TEXARKANA. U. S. A. Compliments of Texarkana, U. S.A. SOUTHERN ICE CO. EAST FU N ER"AL SOUTHERN CREAMERIES HOME Phone 717785 Compliments of Texarkana, Ark.-Tex. 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