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THE GUARDIAN, NOVEMBER 5, 1927 Page Five Take A Look At Texas ,~+~ AND SPECIAL DEVOTIONS "'- t SUGGESTED BY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION ON IMMACULATE CONCEPTION FEAST Kelley, Secretary of the Mexicdns are prolific people. Nev- IN BEHALF OF MARTYRED CHURCH IN MEXICO Board of Catholic ]ertheless the country has lost two Missions. millions. Where did they go? No Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 1. Now human race, from the finfamy of a -- one claims they went to Guatemala, that the patronal feast of our nation, savage persecution now being toler- my third article on home the neighbor of Mexico to the south, the 8th of December, the Feast of ated in the twentieth century, the In the first I used my Everybody knows they did not cross the Immaculate Conception, is draw- boasted era of civilization and pro- :i ........ J either the Atlantic or the Pacific. ing near once more it seems timely gress." nPil~. ~;hen:o~:ne:: :e~:, They came north. Most of them to renew the suggestion, made last My suggestion is that every Catho- show that essentially the ap stayed in Texas, though a minority year and which was quite widely car- lic individually and that parishes and SECURING FOR THE DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK r tic .......... " Iwent to other states and some drifted ried out, that December 8th should schools collectively, celebratethe ,-e aria ~'orelgn ~lsmonsi THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF WORTHY same ,~t. . , ,,~., ,as far north as Chicago and Detroit. be kept as a day of special prayer and feast of the Immaculate Conception ~ms one is aDo~ ~neI ........ ECCLESIASTICAL STUDENTS IN ST. JOHN S n re .~ ,~ ~:_~. ..... ~ i~u~ 1~ was Texas WhO go~ mos~ oi effort in behalf of the suffering and by prayers and special devotions for P blem ~ __e ~L~,~up~ o~ them .... SEMINARY FOR THE ARKANSAS PRIESTHOOD tthwes~ ~e~^-l~ "~ T,~-~'~ ~ ~u~^^~" ~^'I . It is .easy to .see that, be- martyred Church in Mexico. !our suffering brethren in Mexico, ,,T~ ~aere'~ is" no" Home Mlssmn" " I] cause ....... Texas is my neighbor to the Our tIoly Father, in words recent- ! and at the same time that each one Any Full Burse or Share in an Incomplete Burse May Be Do- " lexas ~ ought to be one of!f sou~n,, ana,. wmle. I have some of these iy uttered to a representtive of the Jl write a personal letter to the Presi- hated. An Incomplete Burse Will Be Gratefully Received ~'~* prosperous- parts of theIpepm' I no~ice that they dislike~ Catholic Press in the United States, i dent of the United States or to the and Recorded. ~, . . to cross rote umanom~, lwany oI declared: "Nothing like this perse- ] Senator or Congressman from the dis- A Burse Is a Sum of Money Invested and Drawing Enough ~or~UerCh in the yn~tedlthem are in the new Diocese of Ama- cution has ever been known in his- trier, asking simply that the influ- Interest Always to Provide Board, Lodging and Training exas is our mrges~ state rillo ,,h~.. ~ In_ "--y'~ .... respectsour r~chest I territo~' ........... but o BlShOr " P ~s rlch.,ln tory, not even in the first centuries] ence of the United States govern- for One Seminariam It has f. - - I "y, p o m every o~ner of the Church. For then, even underI ment be employed to find, in the me tuna, immense min-~wa,, The ~)roblem " h" fly one - J deposits with ,,'ells of liquid]tha~t" lies at~th ~:s c..l?~^ m ..... Nero, Caligula and Domitian, there Iwords of the Pope, "an opportune cor,~ ..... e ............ was no general persecution of pri-]remcdy for this disastrous social cat- ' . ST. JOHN'S SEMINARY BURSES. """g ~n all the time But Bish " "'~ " torch~Fi~o, ...... m, Texas is not prosper-" MisslonPS" fOrproblemSOlutmn,andbUt ltas~Ssucha Home it" vate religion in homes, the catacombs ] astrophe in our neighboring nation." , COMPLETE "-~, oecause the number of reall ............. or the cemeteries. But now in Mexi-I This prayer, and the writing of this S~I. MARY'S BURSE, Hot Springs ................................................ $5,000.00 tean ...... y uemngs ~o the unurcn in ~ne co nothing that is Catholic is tolerat-] letter, will be a personal service MONSIGNOR TOBIN BURSE, Little Rpck ................................. 5,000.00 '., a*~t~atahcs ~s small m United States. It can be solved ed, not even the private celebration [ which each one can render, and, "if ANNIE JONES BURSE, Pine Bluff ................................................ 5,000.00 n,,~ second, because this with good will and a little enerosit """'~rit~er has been left ahnost to the cause of Home Missions,g ifY of the Mass and the administration, of I the, whole,, press," sayso the Holy ~ MARY ItOLLAND-CRAIG BURSE, Pine Bluff ........................... 5,000.00 the sacraments, pumshment fort I;ather, the whole nation of theI INCOMPLETE -~ne exception of what the those interested in the work of the which has in many cases been the United States, can find an oppor- BISHOP BYRNE BURSE ................................................................. $4,498.47 ~? Society has done for them Catholic Missions will remember that death penalty, and always fines, im- [ tune remedy for this disastrous social ] ST. JOHN'S ALUMNI BURSE ........................................................... 5,011.50 move recent help of the Am- we have such problems here as well prisonments and murderous out- I catastrophe, it will merit glory in the I SACRED HEART BURSE .__~ ....................................... _ ..................... 330.00 Board of Catholic Missions, to as in foreign lands. " rages." history of civilization and religion." BISHOP FITZGERALD BURSE ............................. ~_ ................... 100.0O a Problem: that belongs to the I ho e m readers will n co " . P- Y ot get the :o ~aetxrY 3u~ as much as it be- idea into their heads that any of The Holy Father goes on to say: I Trusting that many of our devotedi KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, ARKANSAS ....................... : ............... 718.80 "This people of confessors and mar- Catholic people will render this serv- mu ...... .Ever since, the. ,Mad- these Home Mission articles are in-" ] INCOMPLETE BURSES ' t~n,~ . m Mexico, dmgusted tended as appeals for donations." Do- tyrs finds hardly a soul to respond ice to the poor sufferers in Mexico, g~:t:nat country have been nations to good works are never re-It their cry for aid to save themiI remain ] BISHOP BYRNE BURSE from utter ruin, and to save all civi-] Sincerely yours, ] The Burse to be known as the Bishop Byrne, a memorial leea-- ~ne United States. They fused, bu~ they are not the object. lized nations, and indeed the whole' ' Edward F. Garesche, S. J. .~- us~. they are sick of. war,,, What I am tl"i-y.g ..... w .o O o.* .... honor to the first Bishop of the Diocese of Little Rock, already away - ' ' " tter than to be skeptical, 'that there has a credit deposit of $4,447.47. This Burse calls for no stated L rObbed by revolutmmsts, lvince skeptics, who ou ht to know ~= -'~ ~ae~r means of hvehhood be ~ g who visited us at the Eucharistic ] mule back a statue of Our Lady of I amount of donation, and its present sum total is the result of o~ ~rom them by the de- is a real Home Mission 'problem in lCrigre~s last year. In inviting him]Lourdes, large and small donations by those interested in perpetuating ~ao~ae nahon's industries, the Catholic Church in these United to the Congress I reminded him thati Upon arrival at Torla, the statue the name of Bishop Byrne in connection with the priesthood of ,st of these Mexicans States. If I had a million dollars none wo:~ld be more welcome than~was presented to the pastor of the the diocese which he or,anized and unto which he gave of his ?h~ae northern part of that to invest in the salvation ef souls I he. Without hesitation he ~ccepted ancient church there on the feast day prayers, of his work, and of his life. ae Part. that is called "the would give it to the cause of,Home the invitation. I am sure the cordial of Our Lady of Pilar, which was made The Bishop Byrne Burse is a popular one, toward which ~t is a desert only in Missions, and I would not put it all reception extendedhim must have a double festival, for French and even donations of one dime or more will be acceptable and re- extent it is'also a into Oldahoma, either, not even a Spanish Catholics from the opposite ceive due credit on the Seminary records. in spite of those great part of it. The problem of slopes of the international mountain Previously acknowledged ................................................................... $3,528.47 that Mexico is "priest-rid- the Mexicans is too big to be ignored. Sourney for a man of his advanced t range of the Pyrenees. Pupils of Sacred Heart Academy, Helena, Ark..__: ............................ 10.00 COuntry for the last thirty years." I DETROIT MAN WILLS Catholic Daughters of America, Fort Smith, Ark ......................... 100.00 ~arshas not had, in propor-CATHOLICS ALONE On hearing of his death Cardinalj $60,000 TO CH RITY Ignatian Knights, S. H. Academy, Helena, Ark ............................ 25.00 popular on ,one. quarter as Mundelein sent the following cable- A Thanksgiving, Anonymous, Hot Springs, .Ark ................................. 50.00 ~sts as we have in the ~tes and w.e have not KEEP [JP BIRTH gram to the Vicar General of the --- "Ki dl " -_ n_ y ............................................................ 3.00 Archdiocese of Armagh: (By N. C. W. C. News Serv'ce) Donation from Levy .................................... = ................................ 1.00 he northern part of Mexi- "We Catholics of Chicago mourn Detroit, Oct. 29.~The will of the Bequest of Mrs. Bridget Sinnott, Little Rock, Ark ...................... 50000 fl fev~ersouthernPrieStSpart thanAs rhea B RATE IN ENGLAND with the Irish people for the 10ss of late Geral4 J. McCoy, a prominent Anonymous, Hot Springs, Ark .................................................... 50.00 e, the great majority of their cardinal whose visit here last Catholic layman of this city and man- Ignatian Knights, Helena, Ark ......................................................... 10.00 ns coming into Texas are year left kind memories." ager of the bond department of the Children of Sacred Heart Academy, Helena, Ark ..................... 35.00 hopelessly illiterate but( y N. C. W. C. News Service.)Cardinal O'Donnell was one of the Security Trust Company, leaves up- Pupils of St. Ann~'s Academy, Fort Smith, Ark ........................ 20.00 ignorant of the most es-London, Oct. 24. The Catholic most popular prelates in attendance proximately $60,000 to CatholicSt. Andrew's Cathedral School Children _ . 75.00 population is.the only religious body at ~he Eucharistic Congress. He was charities and institutions. Thanl~sgiving .................... ~ .............................................................. 1O.00 OWledge of their faith, which is keeping pace with the Ken- in constant demand, but his advanced The charitable bequests named inPupils of St. Anne's Academy, Fort Smith, Ark .................. 30.00 era are traditional Catho- eral birth rate in this country, de- years prevented him from accepting the will are: Home for the Aged of Cathedral School Pupils ........................................................... 25.00 When they come into the clared Father Ronald Knox in an many engagements, the Litttle Sisters of the Poor, $5,000; Our Lady of the Holy Souls Pupils ................................................ 5.00 they soon acquire the address this week to a London gath- House 3f the Good Shepherd, $3,000; Morrilton, Ark ..................................................................................... 1.00 is better for them to ering of the Blessed Sacrament FRENCH MOUNTAIN Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum, $3,- Miss Frizzell, Fort Smith ............................................................. 50.00 They sens~ an- Guild. CLIMBERS MAKE AN 000; Saint Francis Home for Boys, quickly. They are churches where congregations, they are unwelcome, tf outside the cities, as many the immense majority a Catholic church ex- and then they steal afternoon looking After the baptism s~e no more of them Call him to administer to the dying. of these Mexicans are he children are just as to go to the churches ans as the grown-ups. are brought up outside -~Y know as little English nts. This second gener- OWever, drift to the cities. 'nothing religious but of .the faith with them, ~ker ~n them than in their third generation of this ~s of Mexicans is lost. _P.enty of people anxious ost as far as the Catholic Concerned. Along the ~Cially in the diocese of ~risti, the proselytizing ~ebusy. But there is Corpus Christi Diocese many schools and even seminaries to raise up ~ake missionaries of .them era out to the little coun- yhere the Mexicans who ~nto rural life are living. ~ar more Protestant min- Preaching to Mexicans than there are Catholic ~he proselytizing schools t ~o that How are the he Catholic Diocese in dth this situation? In there are more Mexi- eriean CaCholics--far Was not the case the h of these Dioceses As it is the Bishops care~ of a worries in- up the average but, in addition, of the new-corn- suggested that there problem, in the point to the fact Carranza Revolutior. an aCknowledged popula. en fifteen and sixteer I heard made. was for a popula- thirteen and" four- The Carranza Re~;olu- SOme fifteen years ago. In the past quarter of a century Catholics had increased by 400,000, he Said. On the other hand, the Wesleyans registered a net loss. the Baptists an, nfiinitesimal gain and the Church of England showed an increase of only three-fifths of what it ought to be according to the birth rate. UNUSUAL PILGRIMAGE (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Paris, Oct. 24.---An unusual pil- grimage took place recently when the members of a mountain-climbing club the "Pyreneistes" of Lavedan, trav- er%ed the Pyrenees from Lourdes, in southern France, to Torla, a town of northern Spain, taking with them on $3,000; Saint Joseph's Home for Boys, $3,000; Catholic Church Ex- tension Society of Chicago~ $5,000; Maryknoll Foreign Missi6ns, $5,000; Sisters of Ben Secour, $3,000; Saint Vincent de Paul Child Caring society, $3,000; Saint Joseph's seminary, Baltimore, Maryland, $2,000; Our Lady of Victory Home, Lackawanna, N. Y., $2,000. Total .............. : ............................................................................ $4,498.47 BISHOP FITZGERALD BURSE Very Rev. Monsignor A. P. Gallagher, Menu, Ark ..................... $100.00 ST. JOHN'S SEMINARY ALUMNI BURSE This Burse is a foundation by the priests who have been ordained from the Seminary and is open to the clergy and tho people in general as a recognition of the present-day success of the faculty and the students of this important diocesan insti- tution. Catholics had other records of pro- gress, said Father Knox. It was well known that the Church of England Previously acknowledged ............................................... $2,081.50 was publicly deploring a falling off ~_~..~._ / ! Bequest of Late Mrs. Bridget Sinnott .............................. 500.00 in the number of its clerical vocations - Alumnus 1923 ........................ ~. ...................................... 500.00 so too were the Methodists, Who had ~ ~~/ ~] Alumnus 1916 ............................................................... 800.00 Miss Bridget Boyle, North Little Rock, Ark ........................... 1,000.00 lost one minister in every 60 in a ~' Alumnus 1926 .................................. , ................................. 100.00 single year. The Catholic figures showed that there were now 20 ~'a~iv Alumnus 1917 ...................................... ~- .......................... 100.00 Alumnus 1917 ............................................................................. 100.00 priests in Engfiland for every 14 at Cm e the beginning of the century. Nearly ~x~t~ ~ /"~/~ Prefered The Catholic Daughters of America, Fort Smith, Ark ................ 100.00 - rt~ ~/~ /~/q )" \ {: ~ ~ ~7 /~/t.~-~. \ StockFriends, Slovaetown, Ark : .... ....................................................... 10.00 7~ Thanksgiving, Hot Springs, Ark .............................................. "50.00 SOVIET'S SUBSTITUTE Mr. W. B. Healey ............................................................. 100.00 FOR THE CROSS On Your ~ Ix \~ / " ~'~ ~ Alumnus 1922 .......................... '- ............................................ 20.00 (By N. C. W. C. N---~ews Servi:e) Savings i ~ ~[ ] ///~ ( I,"N)~ Alumnus 1925 ............................................................ ~.---- ...... 20.00 Alumnus 1,926 ............. : ................................................................ 20.00 Moscow, Oct. 19. As asequelto ve. , ...................................................................... ,o.oo the Soviet Government's decision to Alumnus 1919 .................................................... ~- ..... ~20.00 abolish the use of the cross on graves, ~ ~ ~J~h~y~ ~ Alumnus 1926 ...................................................................... 20.00 andeven SOupontO theimps'edead,thetheSvietchoice rulehas Alumnus 1922 .................................................................................. 50.00 now been made of a symbol to be ~[-~ ,~} T,~W, T F [ ,~~ I Total .............. : ...................... : ............ - ................................... substituted for that of Christianity. M. Fokine, a government Comissar, 1. ~ ~-14 ,~ SACRED HEART.BURSE l I i has assigned to the Academy of Arts '~] ~ I ~ ] ~~''' ] | ~" ' ~" ] "1~"["1 ~]-~a. ] ] ~t~ I 1~ ] ~.5 [ MGra, eful Re~ipien, of Favors_ ...................................... $ 100.00 of the Union of Socialist Soviet Re- Morrilton Friend .................................................... 8.04} publics, the duty of perfecting the ~] ]~]14] 15 [,~~ ] ,7' 1J~k-] ,~'~ ]_q}le~ ] ~ Grateful Recipient of Favors ................................. 50.00 design for a funeral symbol consist- . ]~'~ | ] ~" L~-Jm'~-{.~ ~"" Anonymous Donation ._ ..... '- ........................... )_ .......... 8.00 ~[~] ['~.~r=-'L~,~. !.~t, t j ]__~ Recipient of Many Favors, MeRae, Ark ........... -~ .................. _ 10.00 ink of a flower in stone surmounted by a flame in red mosaic." ~1~'1~ I " The Moscow Street Commission is ~ O] I_ Grateful Recipient of Favors, Memphis, Term .................. = .... 5.00 A Brockton Friend ........................................................ 100 rapidly carrying forward its program ~~"~'~'xaw-T Thanksgiving, Anonymous, Little Rock, Ark ..................... 25.00 of renaming the streets Of the Soviet You Get an Immediate and Direct Retur~ of Thanksgiving for Favors Received .......................... 5.00 capital city, choosing as ofteM as pos-Nearly 7 Per Cent Yeady on Your Invest- 70 "Kindly," Cathedral Parish ................. 5 ..................... 5.00 sible the names of atheists for this purpose. Typical of the new style is ment. . " . . . ='/~- A.J.-P., Morrilton, Ark ....................................... 8.00 the name of Spartacus, which has Friend from Paris, Ark ............................................... 4.0~ been given the central square of the ARKANSAS POWER & LIGHT CO. Anonymous ......................................................... ~ ........ 10.0@ Thanksgiving for Favors Reeeived ...................................... $0.00 city. PREFFERED STGCK .~ Thanksgiving, Anonymous, Pocahontas, Ark: ..................... 2.00 CARDINAL MUNDELEIN This stock is free l. om City,-- Cov.nty,' and State taxes in Thanksgiving for Favors Received, Little Rock ......................... 25.00 LAMENTS AT DEATH Arkansas. It is fully paid and non-assessable and is redeem- Thanksgiving for Favors Received, anonymous, Little Rock ..... 25.00 OF IRISH PRIMATE able at $110.00 and dividend,~ per share. Dividends are paid Mrs. Chas. Coleman, Little Rock ................................................. 10.00 every THREE MONTHS by check. You have equal voting Thanksgiving, Little Rock ........................................................... 10.00 Total .......................................................................................... $330.00 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BURSE Arkansas K. of C. Councils, 1926 ................................................. $ 392,00 Arkansas K. of C. Councils, 1927 ................................................. 326.80 Total .................................................................................. $ 718.80 (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Chicago, Oct. 27.---Prayers ~or the repose of the soul of Cardinal O'Don- nell, primate of All Ireland, were offered up in all the churches of the ~rchdiocese of Chicago, Sunday. Cardinal Mundelein, host to the Eucharistic-Congress in Chicago last summer, paid a tribute to the deceas- ed cardinal. His Eminence said: "Cardinal O'Donnell was one of the best beloved figures amongst all rigMs with the common stock; and the utmost assurance ot SAFI~TY. Write the c:m~pany for details. Price $103.00 and Accrued Dividend Per Share H. C. COUCH, President Helping Build Arkansas INFORMATION AND DONATIONS Request for further iRformation regarding any or all matt~r~ ing to the foundation of Burses and the benefits shared by eontributor~ a~ likewise ali donations should be serf to the Rector, Rt. Rev. Monslgno~ W. H. Aret~, St. John'~ Seminary. )