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PAGE EIGHT Sodalists To Prove Wrong Charge Youth Is Defeatist Texarkana.--"I just read an article, "Are You a Defeatist," in the Queen's Work, and it made rne angry. The writer accuses youth of being ashamed of his re- ligion, of not defending our faith in short of being defeated. It made me so angry that I resolved to ask you to help me prove to this man that he's all wrong about us." These were the opening words of Charley Conway's talk given at this week's Sodality meeting. "I "QUI VIVE?" (Continued from page 1) the activities reported from these sources were the  fruits of Chris- tianity. Why should these pagan editors and producers be allowed to malign this country. Or do they? Is it not rther that the practice of vice has become so habitual in this nation that we are inured to it. How else can we account for the fact that many who considdr themselves good Catholics can go to  grossly immoral pic- ture and then say, "I saw nothing wrong with it," How else can we account for the fact that children who have spent twelve years in Catholic schools can go out and defy the authority of the Church. i The teachers in our Catholic l schools do their work well, but they are handicapped. The im- moral pictures, salacious maga- zines, and malicious comics exert a powerful influence upon the lives of people young and old. This devastating influence must be curbed. It is a grave danger to our faith. know," he continued, "that we are hot the type of individuals that we're accused of being, and I know that you, too, are convinced that youth is not a defeatist. The thing to do is to prove to this priest that he is mistaken about us." But how were we to do this? Before we could show the writer that we are right, we had first to I prove to ourselves that we are liv- ing our religion in the ideal way. This week will be Love-Your- Neighbor Week for the sodalists of Providencd Academy. All participants in the activity are to refrain from being catty or oth'er- wise unkind toward their class- mates. At the conclusion of his speech, Charley called for a discussion. When the arguments were finished, the sodalists wishing to lake part in Love-Your-Neighbor Week were asked to raise their hands. The response was 100% . The re- sults will be discussed at next week's assembly. Catherine Ann O'Dwyer and Mary Ellen Bush read fine papers on the "Place of Mary among Sodalists," and Tommy O'Dwyer spoke on the Feast of Christ the King. Before the adjournment of the meeting, it was decided to send the money ($10) raised by the Eu- charistic Committee to the Scapu- lar Militia to purchase scapulars for the soldiers. THE GUARDIAN, OCTOBER 30, 1942 I I I II III I I1 ,llll I St. Joseph's Infirmary Graduate Nurses ---Courtesy Arknn,qns Gnzntte Hot Springs.The largest graduating class of St. Joseph's Infirmary School of Nursing is shown above. The class was graduated with exercises on the night of October 14, with the principal address by Dr. C. S. Moss, president of the staff of St. Joseph's Infirmary. The school was organized in 1905, and to date has graduated 108 nurses adequately equipped in skill and methods qualified in morals and ethics to attain the end of their salutary and laudable vocation. Several of this year's graduates will enter the Army Nursing Corps. others will be engaged in institutional duty and one has entered the State Public Health Service. Left to right: The Misses Doris Tay- lor, Sparkman; Maxine Brooks, Malvern; Edith Armenia, Hot Springs; Francis Perkins, Yellville; Margaret Milton, Ozark; Mary Childress, Rison; Maxine Cox, Malvern; Frances Gossett, Hot Spriings; Gerlene Urrey, Hope; Fae Matlock, Yellville; Helen Iseby, Mor- rilton; Nell Mayton, Hope; and Dorothy McKeon, Lonsdale. Fear Bv-Pr0duct Of Sin, Says Radio Speaker Personal Integrity, Faith in Spirit Requisites For Courage in These Times New York. (iC) -- Personal lute- "That love is stronger than hate, Legion of Decel For The Family Whenever an announcement is made tlmt a civilian has received a commission in service there are likely to be murmurings among the people. Those who are un- familiar with facts have a notion that favoritism has been shown. This does not follow. The latest announcement from the Secretary of War, Stimson, shows that only 18,967 civilians, without previous military tra.ining have been com- missioned. More than half of this number are doctors and a large percentage of the others are chap- lains or others whose services are Just as essential in the army as they were in civilian life. It is the wish of the authorities to get the best officers possible. Most ef the men, who are commissioned from civilian life, have special talents and training that have car- ried them to positions of eminence In their respective communities. The nation has need of such men lh the service. They must be giv- en positions of authority. They must be commissioned officers. As a matter of fact the quality that g makes leadership is enhanced by training and education. By actual count, it has been determined that eighty per cent of the officers in the service are college graduates. This is not to say that there are not many, who have the talent to lead, teach an direct, who never attended college, but the fact is that such natural talent is greatly helped by formal education. Whenever such men have been found in the ranks, they have been sent to school and have been trained to use their ability to the best advantage. In normal times, it often llappens that a, college education is wasted upon some who even acquire degrees. Other deserving persons are deprived of the opportunity to receive a college training. At present the govern- ment is trying to remedy matters by giving every one who has tal- ents a chance to use them. The present crisis in the world calls for all the skill that we, as a na- tion, possess, in order that ulti- mate victory may be ours. [ ]hth Annual Fall Frolic Held At H01y Angels Academy Jonesboro.--Sponsors and visit- days were the wheel of fortune, ors who attended the eighth an- parcel post, dart booth, bowling nual Fall Frolic on October 21 and alley, pitch penny, cake walk, 22 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, pro- foods booth, and tango. The nounced it the most successful sophomore class sponsored a card ever given by Holy Angels Acad- party on Thursday afternoon. cmy. The main attractions for both KNIGHTS (Continued from page 1) Directing the initiation were: the Very Ray. Msgr. James E. O'Connell, Chaplain; Acting Worthy Grand Knight Harry W. Elliott; Worthy Deputy Grand Knight Dr. Paul J. Coyne; Worthy Chancellor Francis K. Jackson; Worthy Financial Secretary Char- les V. Hum; Worthy Warden Joseph H. Yeager; Worthy Inside Guard Wm. D. Burk. Following the initiation, the new members joined the old members in a luncheon, which had been pre- pared by Worthy Lecturer Lw- fence H. Lipsmeyer. Mr. Robert S. Peters. Worthy Btate District Deputy, First Dis- trict, was present to witness the degree work, as was Past Worthy State District Deputy George H. Mather. Prof. J. J. Keller, Cathe- dral organist, provided music for the occasion. I I lll I I I I I. Illl I / TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd Bootlegger Days 1920-1933 TAXES $0,000,000.00 While he paid no taxes, the bootlegger did spend large sums . . . on bribery, 'fixing' prosecutions, on electior slush funds and on murderers who got rid of his enemies. Did he or didn't he flood the country with poisonous liquor? Did he or didn't he organize underworld vice on a scale never seen before or since prohibition days? Do you remem. bar 13 long years of headlines like these... i}ilAtLEO BOOTLEGGER ADMITS SELLIHG TO ....... t/MIHISTEe$ TAKE OATH /"f i I TO DelVE BOOTLEGGER t k .,os our of row00 Today in 12 Months... TAXES s3,360,684.12 Arkansas Beverage Taxes are Allotted by Law for the Following: Common School Fund Welfare Fund General Revenue Fund Charitable Institutions Fund Vocational Education Fund Arkansas Medical School Fund Teachers' Salary Fund Agricuhure Extension Fun County Tuberculosis Sanitarium Fund County Health Unit Fund Arkansas Crippled Children's Fund LivestockSanitary (Reimbursement) Fund State Police Fund In 12 Months Liquor and Beverage Taxes Yielded $3,360,684.12 Without This Money These Agencies Would lie Seriously Curtailed KEEP THIS REVENUE DO NOT OPEN THE DOOR TO TIlE IOOTESSER Vote AGAINST Initiated Act No. I AGAINST INITIATED ACT NO. I Arkansas Malt Beverage Associstfon ...................... Chances were sold on a $25 war bond which was won by Joe Kim of Jonesboro. For every chance sold on the bond' 5 votes were giv- en for one of the girls running for the Fall Frolic Queen. These can- didates were: Agnes Jeanne Mas- sery, Little Rock; Marilyn Stewart, Jonesboro; Agnes Marie Hass, Mc- Crory; and Jeanette Woodward, Jonesboro. The contest was very close and Miss Woodward was crowned Queen with Main runner up Marilyn Stewart. Neither the boarders nor the day studentg proved to be wall flowers at the dance which was the climax of the Fall Frolic. AUSTRALIAN (Continued from page 1) ing of so many parents themselves was neglected. How can you ex- pect any other condition in a country that has now for 60 years deified secularism in education, that has consistently put the ma- terial before the spiritual, and that has worked on the principle that character moulding, which should be the most important part of the child's training, can be attained without a knowledge of God and His Commandments." "Society can expect from its youth only what it has given them an opportunity of acquiring, and no society or no nation has a right to expect from its men and women virtues the value of which they were never taught," the Arch- bishop asserted. "Yet we still con- tinue to work from the wrong end. We condemn to prison men who never had the chance of learning to be moral, who were dragged up without  knowledge of God and I His Commandments, and who probably, if they had had the proper environment, would have l been a credit to their country." Watchful Elders "Watchful Elders, by the Rev. Kilian J. Hennrich, O.M. Capt., M. A. published by the Bruce Pub- lishing Co., instructs parents how to give the necessary sex informa- tion to children. The pamphlet contains further material that may be used in early and late adolescence, and deals also with particularly difficult cases." Train- ing in Chastity (N.C.W.C. Wash- ington, D. C.) Drily and "an abiding faith in the things of the spirit" are two basic conditions for the casting out of fear in dangerous times such as the present, the Ray. John C. Smyth, C.S.P., Lecturer in Sacred Eloquence at the Catholic Univer- sity of America, declared Sunday night in the "Catholic Hour." Giving the last in his current series of addresses over the "Ca- tholic Hour," Father Smyth said "there is real need for us to learn, even in the painful school of war, that we live in a dangerous world and we can be grateful for the les- son." "Danger," he added, "can be one of the great stimulants of life and when it is courageously used it can bring forth the finest experiences a man can ever know." He said "for our country's sake and for our own sake we want to meet with courage and daring every hard demand' made upon us in this critical time," but, he ad- ded, "we can do this 0nly if we have the right stuff in us." Must Build Character '"We cannot improvise char- acter," he went on, "we have to build it," asserting that integrity and faith in the spirit "are re- quisite for a man if he is to cast out fear as he lives through these troubled days." Recalling the Saviour's adhonition to "Fear not," Father Smyth said Our Lord "touches the very heart of the mat- ter when He links fear with sin, for it is certain that a large part of our fears arise out of our sins." "There can be no question about i," he added, "if we want to meet the challenge of a dangerous world without fear, we have to be done with those misgivings that follow upon wrongdoing. If we want to meet the dawn of each new day, fearless of anything that the day may do to us, be assured, one thing is necessary--a glean, upright life. If we have that, then in God's name let us keep it and be grate- ful for it. If we have lost it, then in God's name let us try to win i, back, for an evil life is peopled with fear." Father Smyth said also "if we are to cast out fears that a $,anger- ous world can incite in us, we must have at our command spiritual resources that can enlighten us and inspire us in our adversities." "We need a long-termed faith that believes the kingdom of God is possible among men," he said II I F. H. KUIPER, Jeweler 206 West Capitol Phone 2-4724 Little Rock, Ark. DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, WATCHES, CLOCKS, POTTERY NOVELTIES AND GIFTWARE We repair all kinds of plain and complicated watches, clocks, and Jewelry. Mail orders solicited. All work I I guaranteed. Prices moderate. I; | For 25 years head watchmaker of largest local jewelry store. |l I I I I III I I F Bone Dry Roofing Sheet Metal Work J. E. Hornibrook  209"11 East Markham Street Phone 4-2494 -- * -- t "Home for Clergy Wear" Reasonable Prices I00UBE SCOTIr INCORPORATED 417-419 Main Street Little Rock, Arkaumm right more enduring than injus- tice, and' truth mightier than any lie... In a word, we need a liv- ing faith in Jesus Christ." BI Time for Sensuality Declaring that "there are many who think this is a difficult time in which to hold fast to the teach- ing of Jesus Christ," Father Smyth reminded that this "is an evil time for anything except the principles of Christ." "It's a bad time for cynicism and sensuality, and the loss of personal integrity," he said. "This is a time above all others when we hear with fresh meaning and authority the words of St. Peter: 'There is no other name under heaven given to men, whereby we must be saved.' "From its very beginning, adver- sity and chaos have been Chris- tianity's opportunity. For Chris- tianity began with the Cross, and Border R0und-up Daring Young Man Falcon's Brother Flying Fortess Foreign Agent Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage | Northwest Rangers Old llomestead Raiders of San Joaquin Red River Robin Thunder Birds Yanks re Coming Valley of llunted Men For Adults Only Casablanca Forest Rngers Moonlight in Havana Random Harvest X Marks The Spot Objectionable Moon and Sixpence Objection: The film shots of paintings which arl suited as screen material. gestive aequence. The 11 from the main character is SO sented as to appear justifieL Sin Town Objection: Sympathy is cl for wrong doing. aq WOMEN (Continued from page 11 from the NCCW by Mrs. Kierre, representative of St, ne's Shrine unit of the N' honoring him on his recent tion to the rank of a papal berlain. Special guests of the group d':tion to Miss Hester, Marie Held, assistant the use Club at 112 East S St., and Miss Ethel Rumpf, - I of the women's division of th at 112 East Seventh St. State officers and the NCCW present were'. Granville Sutton, first dent; Mrs. Joseph Beck, secretary; ';Mrs. J. J. state auditor; Miss Boever, youth Ruth Jacquemine, press and Mrs. Frank Borden of organization and Mrs. Edward O'Brien fare chairman, was present. Each parish unit Little Rock district was resented. it confronted a dying the symbol of suffering, world's redemption greatest advances and tounding victories were in turbulent days like out for the genius of is that it makes chaos i the very womb of hope I eomDlishment." - IIll II II Ill 1: Beet" pays its way in tax'as ] More than $100,000 a monlh'i Bootleggers inevitahly follow at'!i!!i tempts at l, rohihition, pay not_h':i)!:; ing  east hundreds of thousandr/'', in enforcement. Last year, the leg: heer industry paid into Arkansas coffers more than $1,300,000! 2: How Arkansas USES Beer Taxes In puldic heahh, in charity work $661,000 of beer taxes are used $445,226 goes to the schools; $219,54.0 is spent for farm age n eies. (Latest figures.) Where woUla these funds come from if beer were not legal? 3: The State needs Beer's Taxes Youand youand you--would dig down deeper to make up the loss of beer tax benefits. Edu" eational, school,  farm programs ii',!i might suffer. And the employ" ri men! given by beer adds $7,000," i 000 !o the payrolls of Arkansas. PROHIBITION -- local or national .- breeds' laW'{ breakers and criminal gangs who murder and brib and pay n o taxes, The legal beer industry aids law and enforcement officers, makes honest jobs, and its taxes help every county, city and town.