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Interesting Activities At Providence Academy Texarkana, Ark -- Providence Academy officially opened Tues- day, September 8, with Mass in honor of the Holy Ghost offered by the Rev. Thomas H. Lillis, Pas- tor, after which the students as- sembled in their various class rooms. The faculty and student body attend Mass each morning and, im- mediately afterward all assemble Arkansas Pastor Father Lillis on the school campus where alleg- iance to our Flag is pledged be- fore starting classes. Providence Academy has a splen- did enrollment and some of the class rooms are filled to capacity. Three students have entered St. John's Seminary this term namely: two seniors, V. T. Cigainero and Bernie Blanchard, and one junior, teuben Groff. Plans are now under way to en- ter in to the SCHOOL-AT-WAR Program 100 per cent and will be announced at a later date. The "Junior choir has been re- elganized and is again functioning at the early Mass on Sunday. Boys and Girls' Glee Clubs have alsb been organized. The Sodality of Proviaence Aca- demy held its first meeting Thurs- day, September 17. The officers elected were: prefect Margaret Reynolds, vice prefect Charley Conway, secretary, Tommy O'Dwyer, treasurer, Betty Doyle and parliamentarian, Fred Whelan, were installed and a few business matters discussed. Chairmen and members of the varibus committees will be announced at the next meeting. The members united their intentions with that of their pastor and spiritual director in the novena to the Little Flower, which began Friday, September 25. closing October 3, the Intention being for the spiritual and physical welfare of the young men of our parish who are in the service of our country. Compliments of J. J. NEWBERRY 510--25c Stores 1 1 2- I i 4 West Broad Street TEXARKANA I /II I I I Compliments of MONTGOMERY-WARD TEXARKANA ;;iii!iiiiiii'iiii?:i;::;;ii;!ii!;iiiii?T;;;ii!i? .:;!;i;!J! 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" ::: ss,s;:' ..... -- ':*'iiiiii) QUESTIONS, YES !iiiill -- i "" OR NO.., THEN  AKE UP YOUR " OWN MIND 1: Would people who now use legal alcoholic beverages stop using them if their town or county voted ( Ye. ( No 2: Would hquor be illeghlly sold by bootleggers and consumed in these counties ( )Yes ( )No. 3: Is illegal sale of beer or liquor, by bootleg. gers, better &an legal sale by respectable, regulated dealers? ( ) Yes ( ) No 4: Has Prohibition ever been a sucsess, either locally or nationally? ( ) Yes ( )No 5: Since natiptal Prohibition fail'd dismally-- with all tl resources of government behind its enforcement -- is it'possible to enforce to. eal prohibition today when alcoholic bever- ages are so easily transported ? '( )Yes ( )No 6: Bootleggers pay no taxes, and futile enforce- ment efforts cot money. Can we ever again afford to substitute this los for legal beer that pays its way in taxes? ( ) Yes ( )No 7: Isn't it better to control the sale of alcoholic beverages in legally operateu places which can be inspected ledly without a search warrant based on swern evidence of law violations'? ( )Yes ( )No BREWING INDUSTRY IOUNDATION J. HUGH WHARTON, S PYJHD BUILDJl  lOCK..JtSAO  I III I II I I I [ III 'qUl VIVE?" (Continued from page 1) rain young man take  do.;c of medicine. Those things get done, and pronto. The women of this country have had a heavy duty lflaced upon them. In addition to the abundance of charitable work they have always done there is the burden of the war-time Red Cross and other volunteer or- ganizations. They are now called upon to take an ever increasing share in the war industries. Our women have led lives more pro- tected from the harsher task than those of other nations. The way they have responded is admirable. Their ability ltt their strange new jobs deserves the highest praise. Some necessary adjustments, such as learning how to keep a home together and work at the same time, must be made but our wo- men can do it and they will. Watch out Mr. Hitler, the American wives and mothers mean business. During the last world war a Bel- gian Churchman, Citrdinal Mercier, stood out as one of its great heroes. His quiet dignity and steadfast assertion of the principle that might is not right was a stumbling block to the Germans. They never quite understood him and it was impossible for them to terrify him. The present war has brought out similar qualities in countless Pre- lates throughout Europe. When Belgium grieved over the death St. Edward's Churchl Texarkana .......................................... Voices Opposition OINTMENT To Drafting Of (Continued from page 1) Teen Age Youths burns. On serious, third degree, burns our leseareh showed an Brooklyn, E)  Voicing opposi-, tion to the drafting of young men[ average reco%ery period of only 16.5 days in unifected cases. Where of 18 or 19 for miliLary service the i there was infection the average Very Rev. Dr. Edward J. Walsh, I was 2 (lays. Under older methods C. M., President of St. John's Un- I cures sometimes required' months." iversity, yesterday told students I Fight Against Cancer of St. John's College that in re-] Papers read at the closing ses- turning to their studies they had J demonstrated their faith in the J sion of the conference informed stability of our country and *bat that the fight against cancer is they were but obeyim, the C)m-Ibr:ing carri-d on relentlessly des- .  pite great demands made upon mander-in-Chief who had advised he time of scientists to seek for that they continue in school until new sources of war materials. called to the armed forces. "Personally I am opposed to the drafting of young men under 20," Dr. Walsh said, speaking at a Solemn Mass with which the col- lege inaugurated its 72nd year. "I well understand the needs of de- fense and also understand that if they become so acute that the things for which this country stands are in actual danger not only the young men but those of 5 or older will have to fight. ever by Germany. He made no effort to defend himself bgt the Nazi attacks on his home in vhicb he was hit by missies s, nd cut by flying glass while at prayer in his chapel show what Hiller thinks of idnL The proud people of France, humiliated by a servile govern- ment have found encouragment in The research program for the Institutum during the coming year, it was announced, includes ex- periments seeking to procure in- creased sources for the production of rubber, s)lk, agar agar and chlorine. Experiments at the Institutum's branch at Palm Beach, Fla., were described by Sister Mary Petronel- la. She is making use, she said, of an old principle of electrolysis to obtain chlorine from sea water. liked by the Fascist leadersbutthat does not stop them from insisting on the rights and duties of Catho- lic Action. Plus XlI is Pope of all nations including his native Italy but it may be recalled that Eugene Cardinal Pacelli was not a candi- date for the Papacy favored by Book To Sacred Heart Listeners The Sacred Heart Radio Pro- gram announced yesterday, thro- ugh its central office, the publica- tion of a new prayer-pamphlet entitled "In This Sign Conquer." This pamphlet contains prayers and short meditations. It is pub- lished in a convenient pocket size, and is offered free of charge to any who will send a self-ad- dressed envelope to the Sacred Heart Program in care of the sta- tion carrying the program. "The prayers and meditations of 'In This Sign Conquer'," Father Murphy, S.J., the national director of the Sacred Heart Radio Pro- gram, announced, "were selected with the intention of meeting tim special needs of the men and women under the trying condi- tions of today; whether on the battle fronts, in the danger zones, or in the hospitals. From re- quests already received, it is esti- mated that over 300,000 copies will be distributed, and we hope that the listeners and friends of the program will ask for a copy of "In This Sign Conquer" for their sons, daughters, husbands, and friends in the service." U. S. Nun, D;ta:med By Japanese Released Claremont, N. H., ()--Sister St. Louis de Gonzague of the Order of the Immaculate Conception has been released from detention by the Japanese in Manila, accord- ing to word received by her mother, Mrs. Rose D. Girward, of this city, rom the Canadian legation via the Swiss Minister at Bern, Switzerland. Sister de Gonzague, who is 55 years old, and spent 11 years in PASTORAL (Continued from p with such heroism and take upon themselves danger without equal. grateful emotion, we are with those who, with wounds, have crowned their ism and their loyalty to "We pray from all our for the many who lives for their nation country, and no less for and prisoners. We BishopS(i tual fathers, are spiritual brethern pries front, so many of whom rificed their health and the fatherland. "We are also .priests at home who witt sacrifice and by times exhausting their strength, augment and keep: the courage and those under their care. also thinking of our daughters, numerous nuns with admirable love and look after the wounded "We all finally think many brethern and sisters have suffered the deepest under terrible air attacks still suffering from them. "We are mourning wives and mothers, sisters, who have lost h fathers, sons and are thinking of tile those who are working at sometimes to the limit of strength. "During these days occupied with serious and immediate anxieties ,onsidered it our sacred urn, in this connection, to ent authorities. "However, in this time ficulties of war, we do not appropriate to give tails in this Episcopal the China missions of her gation. She had been years in Manila when the took Manila. SAVOY COFFEE SHe 'IN SAVOY HOTEL' WHERE FRIENDS MEET 108 Pine Phone 1756 TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS the recent utterances of their Blsh- of Mercier no one thought another i ops against the persecution, of the such as he could come to them Jews given refuge in their once again. The young Vicar-General free country. These men are not of the diocese was chosen to suc- afraid to proelim the law of ceed him as Archbishop of Malines God and to denounce its viola- and Primate of Belgium. He is tion. Many of the Italian Cardi- now Cardinal Van Rooey. The nals and Bishops are none too well tight censorship imposed upon the conquered countries has not kept '* ' stories of his heroism from seeping through. Hs t pursuing the same Texarkana Candy policy as his predecessor- scrupu- Company lous observance of all regulations for public order but unwavering opposition to the injustice of the Mgrs. occupying forces. In Germany it- G. Nelson A.L. Shipp self Cardinal Von Faulhaber and the Bishop of Berlin, Count Von Manufacturers of Galen are thorns in the side of tim Nazis. These two, and many 'Southern Sweets" more will not admit that God has Phone-2514 W no place in their na.tive land. i Cardinal Innitzer, Archbishop of Fourteenth & K.C.S. Tracks Vienna, was accused of being pro- Texarkana, U. S. A. Nazi at the time Austria was tken , A ,. i IPJi the Fascists. o..,,. TWO STATES New and Rebuilt TEL.EPHO.NE C j Texarkana, U. S. 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