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THE GUARDIAN, OCTOBER 11, 1930 PAGE THREE Clothes have been collected for thel PATIJITI~DAI M/ITI:~ t colony which in many cases filled a b/'llllLVl%/'llla 11~lLO AND SOCIAL ALL SOCIAL dire need. Religious magazines are ........... ITEMS MUST - BE IN THE distributed and a Catholic Calendar rne ~6rc anmversary cemoratmn " has bee " ~.~ of the Cathedral Aid Society which OFFICE B Y n supphed each he ..... or Send Social Items to The Guardian 10ON TUES- In Decembm 1929 another lo - was held on the grounds of the Ca- "_ to help'... "hpt ~h:dli:lg Sftl O:t ::e: h;s t a f a the: n;:(~ ::~ 307 West Second Street. Phone 5486 DAY. of Catholics un:lertook ig mission work at Bauxitein order proved to be very successful. A McGowan, nice- downstairs bedroom; close Phone 7537. Clemy Bopp, 1021 East Ninth has ~Jturned from a four relatives and friends Milwaukee and St. Louis. of St. Edward's Church their annual card party on October 28th. A pi'ize for will be given at each ta- ents will be served. Catholic family to take as part manager. Place If interested write Perry, Ark. Probst Jr. left Saturday Chicago, where he is at- annual convention of the Beauty and Barber Supply Mr. Probst is the Little Rock Barber Co., 117 Main street. fall meeting of the St. will be held at 2:30 afternoon, October 12, Hall. Matters per- to the bazaar to be held No- 26th, and 27th, will be A. of Holy Souls School card party at the home Boone on Wednesday, '.2. A prize for high score at each table.- to Be Given for Catholic Young People of An Heiress," a catchy stunts between of negro dialogues, a readirLgs, and popular offered by some of the talent here for the ben- Bauxite Mission. Jackson is coaching which the following will Misses Melanie Metrail- Pope, and Mary Helen Messrs. Frank Isenman, Murphy, Steve Lipsmeyer, Tony Dussex and John will be given Hall, Ninth and F~rry r 21, and at Good Maryland and Bishop October 23. Tickets are ~OW~admission is 50c for 25c for childrefl'. Don't High School Oct. 7, the members Virgin Sodality cele- feast of the Most Holy the B. V. M. in a velw be- by attending Mass Holy Communion in a large number of the mem- that the Mexicans might receive in- Sodality of the Blessed Virgin by cele- brating the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the members and their living and deceased relatives. A special me- mento was made for the deceased mo~her of John Sullivan, a former so- dalist. At the last meeting sufficient funds were raised for the purpose of sending letters to the former members of the society, informing them of the offi- cers elected and the activities ~thus far. A spiritual bouquet was made up by Adam Micek and presented to the Prefect for the deceased Mother of John Sullivan. Father Smith, during his short talk on activities, informed the members that the Rev. James G. Evans, Pro- lessor of Religion, would deliver a sermon on "The Hail Mary" at the next meeting. The following students of the Freshman Literar~ Society were cho- sen to write a theme of five hundred words, taking as their subject "The Necessity of Teamwork in Attaining Victory": William O'Brian and Wil- liam Flavin, members of the 1930 $raduating class of St. Andrew's Ca- thedral School; John Pruniski and Jo- seph Cheney, 'both members of the 1930 graduating class of St. Patrick's School, North Little Rock. A very approprmt~ prize will be awarded the student writing the best paper. Little Rock Catholics Do Active Mission Work Among Mexicans In May, 1926 a plan was suggest- ed to the Cathedral Catholic Club that a very worthy project would be to conduct a Sunday School at Baux- ite for the Mexican children w~ose fathers were employed in the mines and who were not receiving any re- ligious instruction. The idea was taken up with enthu- siasm by the members, and the Misses Helen Burke, Minnie and Adelaide Heibach, Ruby Miles, and Dr. Annie M. Bremeyer accompanied by the Rev. Thomas F. Walsh. Mr. Joe Hein- rich, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sanders made the first visit Sunday, May 26, 1926. The following Sunday Sisters Maura, Modesta. and Claudia of St. Andrew's Parochial School. accom- panied Misses Helen Burke, Minnie and Adelaide Heibach, Ruby Miles, and Dr. Annie M. Bremeyer and as- sisted in forming the Catechism classes which have been held every second and fourth Sunday since that time. The Sisters have assisted at various times and in May, 1927, took the children's choir of St. Andrew's for the May processional. Transpor- tation was furnished by meml~ers of the Cathedral Parish. Other young ladies who have helped can-y on the work are Mesdames Mary Walsh Pauli, and Francesca Zeizler Sherry These two Sundays are now being cared for by Dr. Annie M. Bremeyer and Miss Helen Burke who have serv- ed continuously and Miss Vesta Jar- rett who has helped for more than three years. Each year the children have enjoy- ed their Easter observance and their Easter egg hunt. sen, Mary Meurer, and Mr. Carl J. Meurer, Jr. Mr. F. P. Kenkel: the well khown director of Central Bu- reau of the Catholic Central Society of St. Louis, Missouri, through the solicitation of the la.e Mr. Carl Meurer, Sr., was instrumental in having the Central Verein donate catechisms, hymn books, and Bible histories in Spanish, and a number of good Spanish works of fiction. Ex- cellent use is made of these volumes, and the Mexicans enjoy them thor- ou?ghly. In March, 1930, the Sisters of Mercy agreed to help this second group in its work, and since then the Sisters accompanied by Miss Meurer have gone every other Sunday to the Mexican Mission. The Sisters are having splendid results and hope soon to have a First Holy Communion class of children. Last Sunday, October 5, 1930, Rev. Father Leopold Kinder, S. V. D., who speaks Spanish fluently, read Mass at Bauxite, and delighted the Mexicans by reading the Gospel and preaching a heartfelt sermon in their beautiful native tongue. "Will the Father come every Sunday?" was the query of the spokesman for the congregation. A~ter Mass several officials of the American Bauxite Company drove up to the unpreten- tious chapel, and Mr. L. R. Branting, superintendent of the mines, ap- proached Rev. Father Kinder and the Sisters, and thanked them heartily for the interest they are taking in the Mexicans. He offered to do anything he could in helping them. It is that these poor people may be able to enjoy the great privilege of having Mass every Sunday (such a usual thing with us favored mortals that we probably do not appreciate it as much as we should), that the play, Affairs of An Heiress" will be presented, and it is hoped that the proceeds will be sufficient to accom- plish this goal. TEXARKANA KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL No. 2650 Through the medium of the Guard- ian we take this opportunity of ex- teriding to the adults of St. Edward's Parish, the members of our Council, and to any and all knights who might happen to be in our city at the time, a most cordial invitation to be the guest of St. Edward's Council No. 2650, K. of C., for the celebration of Columbus Day, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p. m., in our hall. The true story of the discovery of America and the even~ leading up to it; .the motives that prompted the undertaking; the persistency and faith in an idea that characterized Columbus, and the details of the trip, taking in the light of .the geograph- ical knowledge and the conditions of those times, should be kept fresh in the minds of all true knights. Against the prevailing opinion of the learned men' of his days, through 'the beneficence of Spain's Catholic Queen, and the encouragement of an humble Priest, he fitted up a fleet of three frail vessels and set sail into the unknown. They have been inspired by the Under the protection of the Blessed but also executed crowning of the Blessed Virgin as Virgin, in_whose honor his flagship , members. Our slogan Queen of May, which has always beenlwas named, he started his journey, be "Service to Duty." held with appropriate ceremonies, lad after marly days and nights of Each year they have had a special!prayer and vigil and naught but sky dch pertains to God and Christmas program, and a Christmas land seas the shadow o -~^-~-* ~ Which pertains to Man. 1 ........... tree with frmt, nuts, candy, and a despair began to cast itself over his advantage of this " " ' i , y ept his faith, and when gift for each child erew et he k to express, in behalf of Every other Sunday the Rev. Law- land appeared we can almost read rence O'Neil of Little Rock Collegehis thoughts and hear his ejaculation, celebrated Mass and assisted in the "Holy Shviour." Such was the char- to House work of instructing of the children, lacter of Our Patron. all the ~f the Twin Cities. A per- would have been real- not been for the inclem- Each and every be congratulated on the of their unfaltering Profound devotion to the (~od. The spirit of self- so essential for the contin- our society has not arranged by the various circles and off these the prospective purchasers were able to secure many u~eful and valuable gifts. The program for the two days opened With patriotic exercises at the flag pole on Wednesday at 2:30. Mrs. Frank Letzig, representing the woman's auxiliary of the American Legion, in behalf of the society pre- sented the school with a very beau- tiful American flag. Mrs. Miller, ~resident of the auxiliary, was also present and gave a short address. The flag was accepted for the school by the Very Rev. Msgr. James P. Moran, after which the flag was hoisted on the pole by Masters Louis Eugene Browning, Ric~hard Dennis, and Oscar Findley, pupils of the school. The children then rendered a program of patriotic songs under the direction of Sister M. Modesta, O. S. B., director of music at the school. The program was arranged and carried out under the direction of the American Legion Auxiliary. Immediately after these exercises, Circle Number 6, Miss Helen Robin- son, chairman, gave a very success- ful card party in the school parlors with 75 tables in play. Beautiful gifts were awarded to the winners. In the evening at 7:36 the pupils of the Cathedral School, under the direction of Sister M. Maura, 0. S. B., Superior, presented an unusually interesting program which took the form of a pageant in which the vari- ous pupils of the school portrayed in quaint costume various events in the history of the country. A pro- cession in which all of the children took part was held, and after it marched around the spacious grounds of the school, Messrs. W. B. McCon- nell. A. R. Harris, and W. S. Allen as judges selected those who were to receive prizes for the best dressed and most suitable costumes ~epre- senting the various events. The senior pupils presented a negro wed- ding made up entirely of the boys and this proved to be very amusing. Winners in the contests were Misses Mary Jewell Casey, Juanita I~ords- meier, and Masters Joseph Browning, Emmet Kearney, Joseph Oberle. and Norman Schmuck. On Thursday evening a home cook- ed supper was served in the Cathe- dral hall under the direction of Cir- cle No. 2, Mrs. C. C. Walker. chair- man, assisted by the members of her circle. This proved the magnet to attract a large number to the car- nival. The booths were arranged about the grounds in charge of Mrs. Ed O'Brien who had a very attractively decorated booth on which was dis- played dolls of all kinds. Adjoining this booth were several other booths arranged under the direction of Sis- ter M. Maura, O. S. B. The fish pond in the booth took the form of an old country well and attracted a great deal of attention: Circle No. 1, Mrs. Brodie, chairman, assisted by the members of her circle, had some very beautiful and attractive fancy articles on exhibition and for sale. of the arrangements was composed Christians and Patriots. of Mrs. M.-J. Harrison, chairman, "Let us remember to make our Mrsanhdel~mli:rsF:?n::eC::h'ettyreaa:Jhn L. KelnY, assmtantchalr children true Christians as well as - true patriots, educated in the integral love of the neighbor who joins to sisted in various capacities in and affection for his own country respect about the booths and in serving the and esteem for other countries. It supper, is our hope that, communieting in Prizes at the booths were won by the Body and Blood of Christ, both the following: Electric lamp, Dr[ German and French will learn to real- It. W. Browning; silk umbrella, Mrs. ize the real fraternal and supernat- ural charity." The theme of the congress was "Education in Favor of Peace" dis- cussed with regard to the Church, the State, the Family and the School. The Archbishop of Paderborn pro- H. W. Browning; pair of blankets from tango table, Mrs. Oberle; blan- kets from fancy work booth, Mr. Frank Severson ; bridal doll from Wel- fare booth, won by Mrs. G. W. Kumpe; large doll won by Mrs. M. P. McNeil from the welfare booth; pair of blankets from the school chil- dren's booth won by Miss Ellen Zeis- ler; bedspread from children's booth won by Mrs. B. B. Wright. The regular meeting of the Cathe- dral Aid Society which was to have been held on Monday, October 6th, has been postponed to Monday, Octo- ber 13th, at which time final returns will be made by the circle chairmen and by those who were in charge of the activities of the circles. Meeting will be held in the school parlors at 3:30 p. m. FRENCH PRESENT FRA- TERNAL GREETING AT PEACE MEETING HELD BY GERMAN CATHOLICS Delegates From Many Nations at Paderborn Congress Hear Dec- laration Stressing Bend Between "Brothers in Shadow of the Cross" and Pope's Zeal to Effect "Dis- armament of Hatred"---"Educatlon in Favor 6f Peace" Theme of Gathering. By Rev. Dr. Wilhelm Baron yon Capitaine, (Cologne Correspendent, N. C. W. C. News Service.) Cologne, Sept. 22.--The German Catholic League for Peace has just held its annual congress at Pader- born of which its president, Dr. Gunst, is Lord Mayor. Catholic peace organizations of France, Bel- gium, Holland, Poland, Czechoslo- vakia and the United States were represented, the latter by the Rev. Dr. Francis J. Ha~is, president of the Catholic AssociatiOn for Internation- al Peace. The French delegation in- cluding Commandant Lefebvre-Dibon, president of the League vf French Catholics fo~ Internati:onal Justice and Peace, and official representa- tives of the Archbishops of Paris and Arras, presented at the Congress one of its most important declarations, considered in the light of the popular conception of Franco-German antip- athy. Sons of One Father. "We bring fraternal greetings from our association," the document read. "Sons of a common Father, German Catholics and Frencl~ Cath- olics, we are brothers indeed in the Holy Church, brothers in the shadow df the Cross, brothers in sin and, like- wise, brothers in the Redemption, servitors of Him who came upon earth to give His Peace, the entire Peace, the whole Peace, in which we can communicate. Has not the Church and its Chief forever striven to attain such peace? "On the eve of the recent fratri- cidal war was it not again the Sov- ereign Pontiff who, above the tur- moil of arms already seized, praised peace? And we know with what un- flinching zeal our common Father, Pius XI, gloriously reigning, reminds us untiringly of its commands. He asks us to forget past enmi- sided at the formal opening of the congress in the city hall. In his wel- coming address, Archbishop Klein ex- plained that the German association did not approve "extreme pacifism which is not approved by Christian, ity," nor "hypernationalism, .the heresy of our time," nor its tendency to exterior pomp, gigantic assemblies, and interminable speeches, discussions and resolutions. "The nations," he said, "must be reconciled and un.ited through peace- ful, spiritual, intellectual co-operation into a family of nations once more conscious of God." Many Residents Attend. Letters, containing the same or * similar thoughts, were received from Cardinal Bertram, Archbishop of Breslau, Msgr. Orsegnio, Papal Nun- cio in Berlin, the Bishops of Mainz, Osnabrueck, Muenster and Regens burg, and the Apostolic Administra- tvr of Schneidemuehl, Dr. K~ller, and the Archabbot of Beuron. Large numbers of both Catholic an@ non-Cat~holic residents of Paderborn. attended the open sessions of th~ congress to hear Dr. Schwering, Co]- ogne Landtag Deptlly, and the Rev. Franciscus Stratmann, O. P., of Ber- lin, discuss various aspects of edu- cation for peace. The German secular press gave considerable space to this Catholic Peace Congress, featuring it in both articles and editorials. REV. WM. SCHAEFERS, PRIEST-EDITOR, BACK FROM EUROPEAN TOUR (By N. C. W. C. News Servi,ce.) Wichita, Kan., Sept. 27.---The Rev. Win. Schaefers, editor of The Cath- olic Advance and contributor to nu- merous Catholic newspapers and pe- riodicals, has just returned from a three months' tour of France, Italy and Germany. Father Schaefers, who has traveled extensively in the United States, wen~ abroad for the purpose of studying history and to get fi~st-hand informa- tion about the economic, political and social conditions in Europe. Among the high points of his .trip was his vis- it to Lourdes, his audience with the Holy Father, the Passion Play at Obe- rammergau, and his visit to and study of Theresa Neumann, at Konners- reuth. Besides his literary activities, Fath- er Schaefers lectures extensively. His recent long trip afforded him many opportunities to gather material $or his lecture work. Father Schaefers has been editor of The Catholic Advance since 192'/and is a member of the Catholic Press Association. BISHOP WALSH DEDICATES NEW JERSEY SCHOOL (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Cranford, N. J., Oct. 6.---The R~, Rev, Thomas J. Walsh, Bishop ~f Newark, dedicated on Saturday after. noon St. Michael's Parochial School' The country store was in charge oflties, to preach confidence, goodwill, here. Msgr. Charles H. Mackel, roe- the dmarmament of hatred, and the tot of St P r ' the Rev. Thomas A. Costello, assist-] " " . at ick s Church, Elizabetl% ant rector of the Cathedral, assistedI demobilization of hearts .... N.J., made an address. by Messrs Harry Elliott, W. B. Mc-] ,~--------%-~-----~%----------%--%------~%%~%~%%~%-.~m~%~%~%~-~ Connell, and Maurice Biltz. This booth did a thriving business on both nights of the carnival. The tango booth in charge of Circle No. 5, Miss Florence Cash', chairman, had per- haps one of the most attractive dis- plays of useftil articles ever seen in an affair of this kind. T.his booth was patronized through both days and evenings and attracted much atten- tion. Assisting Miss Cash in the OU To Be Royally Entertained--and to Do a Good Work! !of An " booth were Mrs. Victor Koers, Misses Susie and Ellen Zeisler, Mrs. Jennie of Tarbes, The officials of the AmericanI I-Ialberstadt, Mrs. John L. Kenny, 1 Site of See Bauxite Company and Mr. Perrone, FOUR AUXILIARY BISHOPS and Messrs. John L. Kenny and Vial- superintendent of the Mexican col-I OF LARGEST SEES IN for Koers. This circle also conduct- ~iani ' ony, have co-operated in every way. l U.S. MEET IN CHICAGO ed the refreshment booth with Miss At the beginning, Sunday School was] (By N. C. W. C. News Service.)Bessie Cavanaugh assisted by the ~pondent, N. C. W.C.held in the Mexican schoolhouse;I Chica~o, Sept. 26.---The Auxiliary members of the circle. Circle No. 4, News Service.) [ later a bunkhouse was transformed. Bishops of the four largest Sees ~n /Mrs. F. M. Hurrle, chairman, had on Pt. 22.-- Msgr. Gerlier,] into a church which is used only for the United States met here on Men- sale home made candy and cake, and Tarbes-et-Lourdes, is re-[that purpose and for Sunday School. day as the guests of the Rt. Rex,. this booth did a thriving business d Hotel de Saint Sau-] Funds to carry on the work have Msgr. W. D. O'Brien, president of 'through both days and nights of the to house the bishopric. I been supplied through collections tak- New York; John V. Peterson of Bos- carnival. Bishop takes up his en at the Cathedral in December, ton; Gerald O'Hara of Philadelphia, The celebration was brought to a e will be returning the 1927 and 1929 and from donations and" Bernard J. Shiel of Chicago. .close on Thursday evening and it was of-the See of Tarbes- from the volunteer workers. The Eastern Bishops were en route]perhaps one of the most successful original site. It was Mkny marriages have been solemn- to the Eucharistic Con ress at 0maha~ of the many celebrations which the corner of land that St. ized, a number of children have been and it is probably thegfirst time that lAid Society has conducted in the 83 e Filch century founded baptized, and the general religious the auxiliary Bishops of these fourlyears of its existence in the Cathe- of Tarbes and built the life of the colony has been material- Sees have been gathered in one city. ~dral Parish. The members are very ed La Sede, 'where cen- ly strengthened by this mission work] Monsignor O'Brien gave a dinner grateful to their many friends who the future marshal of c uried on under the direction of for the Bishops at old St John's Roe- assisted in making it such a splendid Ferdinar~i Foch. Monsignor Moran of the Cathedral. [tory. success. The committee in charge IIH II I l., Comedy Drama in Four Acts Presented by Members of the Little Rock Parishes. Benefit Bauxite Mission. St. Edward's Hall, Ninth and Sherman Sts. Tuesday, October 21 8:15 P. M. Good Counsel Hall, Maryland and Bishop Thursday. October 23 8:15 P, M. A number of select specialty acts will be presented be- tween acts. Everyone invited to share in this worthy work. Admission---Adults 50c, Children 25c