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PAGE SIX 00BIES Editor-in-Chief, Cetholic Action of the South AT DINNER TIME A father sat down at the dinner table one evening, and noticed that his little daughter had dirty hands. He scolded her, asking, "What would you say to me if I came to eat with dirty hands?" The daughter sweetly replied, "Well, I think I would be too polite to mention it." Many people create an unfavorable, derogatoy impression by their actions during a meal.. i dren. In this way, the lessons will i be much more quickly and pleas- antly learned. Dinner time is about the only Even the character and the stand- ing of a guest, who is not well known, may be misjudged because of his table manners. It is im- portant, therefore, to a child's future welfare that he be trained in the proper conduct at table. Mealtime may not always prove to be the advantageous period to teach correct eating technique, especially when constant nagging is indulged in. The fundamentals of the proprieties, however, can be established when the child is still too small to ear at the big table. But, once he is big enough to join the family during meals, he is primarily interested in eating, because he is hungry. Having his mind solely on food, he will be irritated at. interference. A better system is to "play din- ner" with the children once a week, at an "off" time, when they are not too hungry. Set the table completely and correctly, making it interesting by serving some food of which they are fond. Supervise the game, but let the older ones teach and correct the younger ones, seeing to it that everything works out according to rules and regulations. It can be made fun !occasion during the day when the ',whole family is officially together. I This is true, of course, when the father does not consider his pro- lession or business a thing of l greater importance than his fam- ily. It is a grave mistake for fathers not to make it their boun- den duty to be on time for the evening meal. Of course, oc- casional upsets may happen, as in the life of a doctor. But, work and calls can be so arranged that, generally, he can be on time for his supper or dinner. The annoyance caused by ir- regularity is not worth any ma- terial gain. The children are hungry, and do not get fed on schedule; they have been anxious- l y waiting to see their daddy, and he does not come home; the food stays in the kitchen until "it isn't fit to eat;" Mother becomes cross, and the cook gets peeved. The situation is not healthy, from any standpoint. So, what does the father gain by having a couple more highballs downtown? ' THE GUARDIAN, :OCTOBER 16, 1942 ............. ........................... 7 .............................. Mite Boxes Buy War Bonds if Mother sits in at times and pur- posely does the wrong thing so she may be told better by the chil- The evening meal should be a pleasant, interesting council meet- ing of the whole family group. Rev. Napoleon J. Gilbert, pastor of Saint-Jean Baptlste Church, 'Manchester, N. H., looks at a precious pyramid of mite boxes turned in by his parishioners--l,577 of them--for the purchase of War Bonds for the Parish Reserve Fund. Following the pastor's request "that they put in at least one penny every time they would sit down fgr a meal, the parishioners turned in sufficient pennies to buy two $1,000 bonds. (N.C.W.C.) Religious Articles.... Shown here are some of the more popular and attractive prayer-books on display at The Guardian office 309 1-2 West 2nd. Readers are invited to look over fine display of rosaries, medals and other items. be given a chance to tell of his own outstanding experiences and Mail Orders Welcomed No. 207-The New Roman Missal By Father Lasance, Imit. leather, levant grain, limp, size 4 1-2x6 1-2 inches, in box ............ $3.75 The New Roman Missal is ideal for every day. "His Holiness, Pope Plus XI, wishes that these volumes may receive an ever increasing wel- come in all the Christian families of your great country." From a letter to Father Lasance. No. 232-My Prayer Book Regular type edition, Imit. Leather, red edges, size 5 1-2 x 4, 700 pages in box ................... $2.00 A Father Lasanee Pryerbook. Popular every- where, supplied with all the usual and neces- sary prayers, Offers counsels and reflections and spiritual reading. No. 233MY PRAYER BOOK, Imit. leather, gold edges, in box $3.75 ' No. 234MY PRAYER BOOK, Extra Large type edition, Seal Grain Cloth, red edges, in box $2.75 No. 258-Emmanuel Large Type prayers in con*enient size book, only 3 1-2 inches wide; 5 inches high; 4 inches thick. Imitation leather in box ....... $1.75 A Father Lasance Prayerbook. Includes many features and all prayers and devotions which the average person needs, and wants. No. 257EMMANUEL, Still silk cloth binding round corners, red edges, in box_$1.00 No. 259EMMANUEL, Genuine Leather binding large type, round gold edge corners in box $2.50 When placing orders by mail give number and name of each article as listed here. Merchan- dise not satisfactory can be returned. No. 242-Oremus (Let us Pray) Legible type, Imitation Leather, red edges, size 2 1-2 x 4 5-8 inches, limp, round corners, thin opaque paper, 256 pages without Epistles and Gospels ....................................................... 80c No. 241OREMUS, (Let Us Pray), Same as above but with Epistles and Gospels ........... $1.00 No. 240OREMUS, (Let Us Pray), Prayer-Book Regular edition, Imitation Lea}her, round corners, limp, red edges, at .................. 65e No. 232 The Holy Ghost Prayer Book Seal grain, Imit. leather cover, complete with devotions to the Holy Ghost as well as scores of beautiful devotions new and old not found in the usual prayerbook, in box ................... $2.00 Holy Ghost Prayerhook was written to foster greater devotion to the Holy Spirit, the God of Light and Power, help us know nd do the will of God. * 4e 4 No. 212-Catholic Girl's Guide By Father Lasance. American Seal, limp, gold side, round corners, red under gold edges $3.75 No. 211-Catholic Girl's Guide By Father Lasance. Imitation leather, limp, round corners, red edges, at $2.00 Prayerbook For Children No. 245-I Pray New complete prayerbook prepared especially for the young boy or girl, by Sr. Alphonsus, O.S.CB., 160 pages, white or black cover.$c problems of the day. His little troubles can be discussed and his successes may become matters of interested comment. In this way, a more closely knit family tie can be affected, and a greater sym- pathy and understanding among all may be established. It will be of great benefit to the youngsters if Daddy and Moth- er also take thei innings, with good judgment, in telling of their triumphs, handicaps and worries of the day. It will make the chil- dren prouder of their parents for the good they do, and for the success they achieve; it will give them an idea of the struggle the older people sometimes have to make for the sake. of the family's happiness. The children will be- come more appreciative of what their parents are doing for them. They will tend to be less selfish and more considerate when they are brought to realize that their comfortable home, the clothes they wear, the three good meals they daily enjoy, the education that is given them, and all such benefits and blessings, do not just drop out of the sky. Most children'to- day do not fully appreciate their parents' efforts in their behalf. Everything is taken too much for granted. Easy, pleasant, seeming- ly purposeless conversation at the dinner table, with the family alone, can most effectively drive home many a pertinent lesson. The regular daily meal, at which all the members of the family are present, should be looked upon as the golden opportunity, of which proper appreciation is shown by appearance and behavior, to im- press the stamp of good breeding upon the children in the matter of correct table manners, and to develop family loyalty, and soli- darity by constructive eonversa-  tion. Tie patience and long suffer- ing of God should be a subject of continual thanksgiving. Is it not wonderful how He has borne with us and we so miserably perverse the while? How many absolutions have we not had, our last merits restored to U, fresh braces given? What a miracle of patience God has been! Can we not well enter inio the spirit of that Spanish lady Society Offers Prizes To Scrap Haulers No. LittSe Rock. -- The Holy Name Society of St. Patrick's Chtllch, North Little Rock, will award cash prizes to students of the school who gather in the most scrap during the remainder of this monlh. The Society, at a meeting Sunday morning voted to give '$1(1 ill cash to the rooms gathering in the most scrap. , The students will be divided into :four rooms. Students of each :room will place their scrap metal and rubber on a separate pile. It will be weighed Monday, Novem- ber 2, and the room with the most scrap will be given $4 in cash. Prizes of $3, $2 and $1 will be awarded to the next three rooms. The children are urged to bring their scrap to the school yard, where it will be placed on sep- arate piles. At the conclusion of lhe contest all the scrap will be lurnei:t over to the local scrap com- mittee to be used' in the war pro- gram. Other Editions of The Society also voted to have a minimum of one Mass celebrated each month for the welfare of men in the armed forces from St. Pat- rick's church. Mexican Rites For Redeemer Draw Throngs 309 1-2 W. 2nd Httle Rock, Ark. Mexico City. (E)--In the Church of the Holy Ghost at Tacubaya. F.D., special religious ceremonies in honor of a venerated image of Christ, E! Senor Mueve Corazones, were attended by a large pilgrim- age from Extapalapa. The Rev. Abraham de San Estanislao, Assistant General of Passionist Fathers, celebrated the Mass, assisted by two members of his congregation who had just ar- rived from the United States-- Fathers Ale Jo de San Gabriel end Eduardo. At San Juan Teotihuacan, State of Mexico, the Rev. Dario POd- ragal, Pastor of Nuestra Sonora de la Piedad parish in the Capitol, of- ficiated at a solemn service spon- sored by an association called the "Vassals of the Divine Redeem- er." This ceremony also drew crowds of pilgrims. The pious association known as "Missionaries of the Holy Ghost," affiliated with the national ex- piatory chapel of San Felipe de Jesus in the Capital, recently cele- brated its silver jubilee. The Rev. JbHaran Rev. Vincefil: C. Donovazl, O. P., widely known in the field of I1o turgieal music,, who has just ob- served the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Father Donovan has served as ad- viser and lecturer for practically all of his priestiy life at tle Plus Tenth School of IAturgical Music, at the College of the Sacred Heart,  Manhattan.ville, N. Y. .kN.c.w.c.L 19 Millions For USO Campaign Of Summer Washington. (E)--Over $19,00,- 000 or more than 97 per cent of the summer quota for the USO 1942 War Fund Campaign, has been re, ceived at USO headquarters, it was announced today by Prescott S. Bush, national campaign chair- man. The USO, which was established in the Spring of 1941 at the re- quest of President Roosevelt and has been named by the President as the official organization to care for the on-leave welfare of the firmed forces, is composed of six member agencies operating 1,014 service clubs and' units in contin- ental United States and in offshore and Western Hemisphere bases. The National Catholic Commun- ity Service, directed by a commit- tee of the American Hierarchy. conducts more than 300 USO units and clubs. Edmundo Iturbide, Superior Gen- eral Oaf the Holy Ghost Fathers, In the summer campaign, near- sent message of greeting and ly 2,000 communities exceeded the paid a tribute to the memory of quotas agreed upon, and 485 oth' the Rev. Felix de J. Rougier, foun- er cities and villages will carry on der of the association, fall War Chest and Community =:  Chest campaigns to raise the bal- J0nesboro Council once of the $32,000,000 goal. Of Knights Contribute To Picture Service Guardian Office Enos French of Jonesboro put his council of Knights of Columbus on record last week with a check for $12.00 to be applied on the cost of the Picture Service used each week by The Guardian. Mr. French is fi- nancial secretary. Public expression of apprecia- tion is also in order to F. J. Metz. Grand Knight, the Rev. Wm. J. Kordsmeier, Chaplain, and all members of Jonesboro Council 1702, Knights of Columbus. Each year the varicms councils of Knights of Cclumbus in the Diocese vote to sponsor the Pic- ture Service of The Guardian. Annual cost of this service Pmounts to $153.00 and this is the amount that the councils pro rate among themselves to give The r Guardian. To quote each member of the Guardian Board, "Sir Knights, ThanksP' who said "that if she had to build a church in honor of the attributes of God she would dedicate it to the divine patience?" HOw beau- tiful her soul must have been and hove many deep and intimate things must have passed between her and God. My Prayerbook On Hand at The Guardian Office for Immediate Delivery Anywhere. No. 263-Imit. Leather, limp, gold edges at .................................................. $2.75 No. 264-Imit. Leather, limp, gold edges, india paper .............................. $3.00 No. 265-American Seal Leather, limp, gold side, regular edition at __ $3.50 No. 266-Persian Morocco Leather, limp, gold side, regular type at ....... $4.00 No. 267-American Morocco Leather, limp, gold edges, india paper edi- tion at ........................................... $4.00 No. 268-American Seal Leather, limp, gold side, large type edition at $4.50 The New Roman Missal,'by F*her La- sance, beautiful Amerionn %al Leather cover, 1850 pae ,' 7 aa President Proclaims Columbus Washington. flC)--Those who lowed in the wake of came to America seeking democracy, religious toleranc fuller life," President Roosevelt declared in his clamation calhng for the vance of Columbus Day todaY. "This, the President said, a bold experiment and The text of tim President's lamation follows: "It is four hundred and years since Christopher first saw the New Western off his bow. He and his found a great expanse where beginnings r:ould be made, men could steer their ol the fetters of tyranny encompassment of outworn utions. In the wake of his ageous and unprecedented there came to the Americas seeking people of ple who sought liberty, religious tolerance, the "This was the American e ment, a bold experiment cessful. Our immigrant yours and mine, made it "But now th6 free nations created on two continents, the fliberties we made law. dangered by from without We are in the of mankind's greatest war, to determine whether the of progress shall proceed halted by the totality of "Our cause is not only for ourselves but others. An American be a United Nations a victory for oppressed slaved people everywhere. to remember on this anniversary the words of a temporary poet: "Columbus found a world not chart, Save one that faith the skies.' "We have the faith; deeds plement it." "Take music bath once of a week for a few seasons, will find it is to the sould water bath is to the body. therefore, every hearing it. Purchase some of instrument for the home, see that its beneficient are often heard. Let much a part of the day's eating, or reading, or Oliver Wendell Holmes. Labor to keep alive in breast that little spark of fire called con "once. THE REVISED NEW TEST;00M]BNT i ]'HE GUARDIAN is co-operating with Episcopal mittee on the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine fering its readers an opportunity to secure this important book directly through THE GUARD] Every Catholic home should have a copy of the Testament which should be read by its members regul Secure your copy by returning the attached coupon THE GUARDIAN. The Guardian 309V West Second. Little Rock, Arkansas. Enclosed please find $ low copies of the New Testament. NAME ADDRESS CITY. for which send me the .... copies Confraternity Edition at $1.25 copies Leather-bound Edition at $2.00  copies Flexible Leather-bound Edition at copies hand-tooled Leather-bound Edition at $5.00 STATE C d