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THE GUARDIAN, NOVEMBER 8, 1930 PAGE THREE i * HARTMAN AND SOCIAL | N | ~ Death of Mr. William Sprenger, Sr. or Send Social Items to The Guardian/OF~)INCETuBsY- { Saturday, Oct. 25, was ,.a daYiof ' , West Second Street. Phone 5486 | DAY ,extreme sacness 1or ~ne entire par sn ' " of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church . ~ - -~*- - - :of Hartman, and also, for the many 1, Cathedral Aid So-]wish to learn of theteachings and'friends of the Sprenger family. ItK a raviola sale Wed- practices of the Catholic Church are was the burial day of our dear par-I c 19. Phone orders held in the Cathedral Rectory, 802 ~iskioner and fraud, Mr. Wflha~li Center Street, every Tuesday night Sprenger, Sr., who died October 20, I will be held m the at 7.30. Arrangements are a~so aftra a two days' ~llness. He was m-] Lady of the Holy Souls y afternoon at 2:3-n, it of the School P. T. for high score will be each table. All members A. are expected to at- others are cordially invit- made for those who can not convert- deed a good husband, kind father, and iently come to this class to receive a loving friend. His exemplary life[ instructions at any hour to suit their as a devout Catholi.c and good citizen convenience, will remain long in the minds of Reception of Converts those with whom he came in contact. On las~ Sunday a very impressiveIHe was a man who never knew an sight was witnessed in the Cathedral, enemy, and who put into practice the when five women who have been words of Christ, "Whatever you do members of the instruction class re- to the least of my brethren, you do Mitchell-McCarthy. Mitchell of Pocahontas, marriage of his daugh- to Will McCarthy, son of ~Irs. J. H. McCarthy of Lit- on Saturday, Novem- in the presence of the im- families. Parish will give a days, Bazaar Thanksgiving Nov. 25, 26 and 27. Turkey ~ad supper will be served ring day by the ladies. Great ions are being made to up- r reputation as good cooks. and eat with us and give a treat. A hearty invitation to all. Remember the ~Vember 25, 26 and 27. Confessions are heard on Saturday, ~f Ho!idays, and on the Thurs- the first Friday, from 4 and from 7:15 until 8:45 p. m. are also heard one-half the low Masses on Sun- every morning of the week Parish Mass at 8 o'clock. ovember Devotions month of November de- Lure held in the Cathedral the Faithful Depart- Friday evening at 7:45 These devotions consist of the Cross, followed by the Most Blessed Sac- Monday, November 3 All Souls will be cele- 0~ Mo~day, November 3, with 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30 Hart and children ceived their first Holy Communion unto me." with relatives at at the 9 o'clock Mass. They had We feel indebted to him for his They were accompanied by been baptized the day Previous by generosity to our Church and Par- cesa Etzkorn, who was the Msgr. Moran and occup!ed special ish. May he now reap the reward elatives, and Mrs. S. J. M~- places in the Cathedral on Sunday '~which he so justly deserves. Morning. Brief mention of the fact l He was born in Bamennohl, West- visited her Joseph, Student at Subiaco.Sn' of these young women entering tLe( falen, Germany, March 11, 1857. He Church, were to receive their first came to Hartman, Ark., April 27, 1881. madeHoly Communion at the Mass. on this morning was He is survived by his wife, three The young ladies who were re- sons, Joseph, William and Aloyisus, ceived into the Church as the result ~of Hartman. and one daughter, Mrs. of the Instructions were: Mrs. J. Frances De Clerk. of Pocahontas, Massery, Mrs. P. J. Schuller, Miss!Arkansas; also one sister, Mrs. Ben The wedding ceremony Anna L. Neely, Miss Sarah F. Bolton, ~Soerrles. by Rt. Rev. Men- and Mrs. Blanche R. Cathey. t He has been livlng on the present Another CaDs of larger proportions Sprenger place for 50 years. will be received into the Church in The Funeral, which was one of the the very near future, largest ever hem in Hartman, was Holy Souls Church conducted by Rev. Frowln Koerdt, Sunday Mass, 8 o'clock, with con- Brother-in-taw of the deceased, of Muenster, Texas. fessionSMass, for one-half hour before the Besides Reverend Frowin Koerdt, Cathedral Aid Society Ithere were present the Very Rev. . The regular monthly meeting ofFather Basil Eg!off, Prior of Subi- the Cathedral Aid Society was hem ace Abbey, who gave a touchmg ~er- I ~ ~in the Cathedral School Parlors, iran; Father Pmmdus Oechsle, of A1- 503 E. Sixth Street, on Monday, with tus; Fat~er Lawrence Hoyt, of Paris, a large attendance of members pres- Father Atha~asius Zehnder, pastor ent and with Mrs. H. A. Schaer, Jr., of Hartman; Rev. Stephan Heinke]e, president, presiding. Minutes of the of Subiaco Abbey; Rev. Peter Post, Hall, Ninth and previous meeting were read by Mrs. of Fort Smith, andRev. Richard t,'---The Committee. Victor Koers, after which the teas- Eveld, of Scranton. urer, Miss Florence Cash, made the The Venerable Sisters, of Clarks- report, ville, Altus and Hartman were also The reports of the various c~r~es present. were made by the following: Circle The Requiem High Mass was played Sunday Mass No. I, Mrs. A. G. Brodie; Circle No. by William Oberste, organist, and at 7 and 9 a.m. 2, Mrs. C. C. Walker; Circle No. 3, sung by the Reverend Fathers, Ven. at 11 a.m. Mrs. P. G. Roemer; Circle No. 4, Sisters and the Hartman choir. Evening Devotions Mrs. F. E. Hurrle; Circle No. 5, Miss The Reverend Fathers and the Sis- every Sunday evening Florence Cash; Circle No. 6, Miss ters will miss him, as he was always the Recitation of the Helen Robinson, and Circle No. 7, their devoted friend and benefactor. ~ermon, and Benediction of Mrs. L. Clawson. We extend our deepest and sincerest Sacrament at 7:45 Devotions are also held on One of the mos~ interesting re- sympathy to the bereaved wife and of the month at 7:45 ports of the entire afternoon was children. that made by Mrs. Ed O'Brien of the Welfare Committee. This report FORT sM[rll showed an unusual amount of work done during the past month and FORMER PASTOR IS cal!ed for comment on the part of GUEST AT ST. JOHN'S those present. The work of the Sick Committee, Reception Tendered to Father Lun- Mrs. Eugene Reville, chairman, also dergan by St. John the Baptist proved to be interesting. I Colored Church. Tribute was paid to Miss BessieI Cavanaugh, chairman of the San.ctu-~ Father J. M. Lund'ergan's visit to ary Committee, for her work of raiD- I St. John the Baptist's Parish in Fort ing funds with which to purchase Smith, after an absence of two years, flowers which are used on the altar was an inspiration for many cour- for various feasts, x tesies. Chief among these was a re- Msgr. Moran, Spiritual Director of ception given by the Ladies' Sodality the society, was present and spoke in of the Blessed Virgin, at the Parish ~erms of praise of the work that the House, Monday night, October 28, members of the society had done and j 1930, from 8 Until 10 o'clock. All Saints Day urged a continuance of this sameI The hall was given the setting of day of obligation. Masses at united effort in behalf of the parish, la large dining room by the use of :30", and 9:30 a.m. The nominating committee to bring [ a beautiful dining room sluite of ms- of the Most Blessed in the list of officers wee are to be hogany. A lace center piece covered immediately after the elected at the meeting in December, i the table. Out of a mass of flowers was appointed by the president as,rose a punch bowl presided over by follows: Circle l~o. 1, Mrs. B. B. Miss Vivian Haney and four young Wright; Circle No. 2, Mrs. Hugo Nor- misses from the Society of the Chil- velle; Circle No. 3, Mrs. P. G. Roe- dren of Mary, Misses Elizabeth mer; Circle No. 4, Mrs. Fred McDon- Green, Mary Sue Stewart, Frances ald; Circle No. 5, Miss Florence and Lucy. Wilson. Promptly at 8 Our Lady of Holy Souls Cash; Circle No. 6, Miss Helen Rob- o'clock the guests began to arrive. Sunday Mass inson; Circle No. 7, Mrs. T. B. Ben- Mr. and Mrs. Collins Price, Sr., every Sunday at 8 o'clock, ton, and the Welfare Circle, Mrs. Ed received the guests at the door. Mrs. for one-half hour before O'Brien. i Mathis Green led them to the re- This committe~ will meet in theIceiving line, where stood the honored Holiday Masses near future at the Cathedral Rectory guest, Father Lundergan, with the Holidays at 7:30 a.m. to select a list of officers who are to officers and members of the Sodal- First Friday Mass serve the society for the coming year. ity, and of parish, Mrs. Emma Stew- on the First Friday at 7:30 Following the meeting a delightful art, president; Mrs. Irene Edwards, Confessions luncheon was served under the diree- vice president .... Miss Katherine Ha- are heard on the Thurs- tion of Circle No. 2, Mrs. C. C. Walk- ney, secretary; Miss Claudia M. the first Friday, and on er, chairman. An entertainment was Price, Mesdames Bessie Stewart, Ver- Holidays at 3:15 p.m. furnished by the Entertainment Corn- da Wilson, Mayme Green, Mabel Sunday Masses mittee, Mrs. Frank Letzig, chairman, Jackson. at 7 and 9. High Mass and .consisted of recitations by MaD- While old acquaintances were be- ter Frank Letzig, and baritone solos ing renewed, Sister Paula's, O. S. B., ~V~k Day Masses by Msgr. Moran, accompanied by the music pupils entertained with an ex- day Masses at 7 and 8. Rev. Thomas Costello. ] (Continued on page 6) Confessions , Announcement was made of aetiv-I .'io s are heard on Saturday, ities by the various circles, consisting]pleted a great deal of its work. of Holidays, and on the[of: a social meeting this present] Circle No. 4, Mrs. F. E. Hurrle, No 2 at the home of harm n 1 before the first Friday week for Circle , e " a , "s planning to have a card ntil 6 ,and from 7:15 until[Mrs. H. A. Sehaer, Jr., 1862 Arch [party in the near future. ~O~fesslons are also heard for I Street; a so~ial meeting of Circle Circle No. 5, Miss Florence Cash, 1 at the Cathed hm man before the daily Masses andlNo. 1, November 8, -ic "r , reported a card party this .he two low Masses on Sun- ral Recto , and a card party by this ,present week at the home of Mrs. /same circ~ on December 8, at the',Fred Berg, 4900 Cestwood. ~ November Devotions [Cathedral Rectory. This circle willI -Circle No. ,7, Mrs. Clawson, chair- ion during the month of No-~also have a Raviola Sale in the Ca-iman' has rep'brted several activities for the Poor Souls are heldithedral Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 19. in the near future. athedral every Friday at 7:45 [Those w~no desire to secure a supplyI An appeal was made by the WeN ~hese devot!ons consist of the should phone their order to Mrs. B. ]fare Committee, Mrs. Ed Q'Brlen, the Cross and Benediction of B. Wright. ' ichairman, for heavy clothing suitable Blessed Sacrament. Circle No. 3, Mrs. P. G. Roemer, for children between the ages of five Ins~uetion Class " Ichalrman, meets weekly in the Ca-'land eighteen and also for bed coy- Class for those who ~thedral Vestry and last month eom-,ering. bronze and measures fourteen feet in height. The figure itself is life size. The cross is the work of Professor Carlo Neri, a Florentine sculptor. It was made specially for the Bishol~ during his last vis:t to Europe and was mounted on the bronze cross and shipped to Little Rock, arriving early last summer. f A local critic and authority on l sculpture states it is without doubt ]the most beatiful piece of bronze in |the entire state, that it ":s artistically Iperfect, both in the proportions and the accuracy of the figures. The ex- pression, he states, on the face of the Crucified Christ, is a masterpiece of spent anguish. The crucifix is mounted on an altar base of Arkansas marble and granite and was erected under the d:rection of Rev. T. A. Costello, superintendent of the cemetery. The altar is placed at an angle so that it is visible from the highway approaching from the north as one passes the cemetery. At night it is to be illuminated by flood lights. Since the permanent equip- ment has not yet been received, it will be some