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PAGE SIX THE GUARDIAN, NOVEMBER 28, 1952 Chaplains In ,A,rmed Forces To Fix 'Face of Catholicism' In U.S., Even In The Next Decade Washington. (E)--'I'he extent to which spiritual care is provided to Catholics in the Armed Forces could well determine "the face .:K Catho'.icism in the United State's" in the next decade. This point is brought out in the annual report on he activities of the Milit,ry Ordinariate of the United States. The Military Oc- dinariate embraces all Catholics in the Armed F orc6. Tl{e report is signed by His E,ninence ]ra,:- cis Cazdinal Spelh-:an, Military Vicar; Bishop William R. lrno., Military Delegate, and Bshop James H. Grilfiths, Chancellor o the Military Oldinariate. "Inasmuch as it is generally conceded that Catholics .ccnstilwe about 31% of the Armed Forces," lhe report sa:d, "this x. uld me 'l t'hat each year the Cathoiic Church in this country tins the obligation of providing for the spiritual weliare cf 1,147,000 m ill t a r y personnel: Note well tat this does not TEXARKANA ;gnify the toal yrieMly nd pas. a l over the world Catholic chap- l.,ral obligation of 1he Cathoi:,: lains must Drovide spiritually l:cr chap ain for in thi., country and the wives an.t f::mihes of thou. ............................................................ sands , f olficers and enlisted [00ew Archblshop Pictured at the annual general meeting of the Bishops of the United States, held at Catholic University, Washington, Novem- ber 12-14, is Bishop Thomas A. Boland of Paterson, N. J., who has just been named Archbishop of Newark by Pope Plus XII. He succeeds to the See left vacant by the death of Archbishop Thomas J. Walsh last June, (NC PhOtos) L 315 East Broadway Texarkana ! Yur Modern Music Store 206 East Broad Texarkana, Ark.Tex. 1 Sales - Loans - Property . Management HOWELL & COMPANY Realtors Bring Your Real Estate Problems TO PAT HOWELL Phone 2.5612 88 State Line men. This sends the figure up t more thar 3,000,000 p.ersons. "if .for the moment we leave as:de the dependents and specu- late on the number of 1,147,000 men and won:en oi military per. . p.nel, it would mean that nearly 11,500,000 Catholics of the United States would be affected in the next decade. Eleven million pet'- sons will be exposerl to the dan. gers of military li;:e and could well change the face ,of Catholi- cism in the United States, if they are spiritually neglected or al least not adequately provided with spiritual guides." The report showed that there were 999 Catholic chapmins in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Merchant Marine in 1952, as com- pared with 3,080 Catholic chap- loins wo were in, the armed ser. vices ip 1945, at the cl,)se of Worid War II. And yet, the 999 Cath. alia chaplains reported 20,172 baptisms in 1952, as com.ared with the 19,795 baI=tisms which nearly three times as many chap- lains were able to report in 1945, and as compared with 14,090 baptisms which 2,517 Catlalic chaplains were able to report in 1943. "From early morn until late at night," the report continued, "there is work, work, work" far the Catholic chaplain--"but work for Christ which gladdens the soul of the true priest although t may still demolish the body." St. Edward's Altar Society, Texarkana Texarkana.  The Altar oc- iety of St. Edward's Church i: the most active organization in St. Edward's Parish, The officers are Mrs. Hugh McCrary, Presi- dent, Mrs. C. W. Burton, Vice President, Mrs. P. J. Ahem Treasurer and Miss Marie Mi- lazzo, Secretary. Most of the ladies are active members and they w.rk to adorn the Altars, procure Vestments, lights, flow- ers and other decorutions for the Sanctuary. Meetings are held once a month in the Church Auditorium, at which time all business pertain- ing ga the Altars are attended to, then a social hour is held with different members acting as hostesses. After the business and social meeting an instructive talk on different phases of the Church Supplementary to the Altar Sciety are five Circles, which assist the Altar Society in its work and they play a prominent part in the social life of the ladies of the parish. Four Circles are composed of all the ladies of the Parish, and cirle live is com- p.sed of the business women of 'the Church arid them activities help to retard any debt the par- ish has. During the Forty Hour Dove,- Christmas Greetings ! * WATSON. MIZELL MOTORS Pontiac Automobiles - International Trucks U. S. Royal Tires , TEXARKANA 1 MERRY CHRH;TMAS" FRIGIDAIRE JELLY'S REFRIGERATION Commercial Sales and Service ", PHONE 32-1141 1002 Bowie Texarkana, Texas l i co. ! ' 1 [ DIAL 3.3121 i i 3rd and Oak Texakana ' ' Texarkana Ark.-Tex. ..... / Wabbits Parochial League Champions For 1952 First Pocket Edition Of The Summa Theologica, Crown i| Work Of St. Thomas Little Rock.---The tI,ly Souls Wabbits defeated a very high spirited Nerthcat team last Sun- day to take the Parochial League Championship for the sixth conse- cutive year. The score was 7 to 0. Wabbit Quarterback Chad Allen passed to Pete Hormbrook for t'ae only touchdown of the game. Mike Downing plunged over for the extra point. Both teams play- ed outstanding bail, defensively and offensive;y. The champion r ship game was played before a ..... ord crowd of over 600 fans. The Parochial League is spou. sated jointly by the Cathohc ou,h Organizatmn and the Lit- tl Rock Boys Clu',;. The 1952 Champions pictured are: First Row, L to R., Dale Muehlen- brock, Sam Downing, Paul Plans- man (Business Manager) Robert Catlett and John Rea, Second Row, L. t,a R., James Campbell, Dan Lehman. Freddie Metrailer, Texarkana Knights of Colurn Are Noted For Ihe Assistance, Cooperation They Give Parish Texarkana.--Under the influ, members to replenish the ranks ence of Rev. Oliver C. Clarendon, then pastor of St. Edward's Church in , Texatkana, Ark. Council No. 2650 of the Knights of Columbus -&as instituted June 1927, with J. P. Reynolds as first grand ln.ight and 65 charter members. A sort of a renaissance seemed to prevail in the Parish at that time. and the influence that car- ries so many of the Church's ac- tivities and improvements to a successful conclusion, was also felt in the newly organized K. of C., council that created a true spirit of fraternity among the members, so that unity of purpose and of action was easily achieved, and success assured. The material success of St. Ed- ward's Parish so impressively man,ifested by the beautiful new Church, the orgamzation of a High-School, the 40 acre ceme- tery and many other improve- ments, was even overshadowed by the religious atraosphere that seemed to mature the budding vocations in s,a many of the boys and girls of the parish, tha, t finally lead them into the Priest- hood and Sisterhoo.l. That the Knights of Columbus paspered under such influences was to be expected, and during these last 25 years, the council has closely cooperated with the pastors ir their every undertak- ing, and the long list of grand knights has maintained that loy- alty and interest in all parish af- fairs that made the little coun- cil, truly the right hand o tlae Church. Quite a few of the old timers have passed on from their labors during the past 25 years, but fortunately there is always suf- ficient new and more afftive lion held each year on the Feast of Christ The King, and on Holy  Thursday the Circlc:s rotate the i hours of the entire day in Adorn- Merry Christmas and tion of the Blessed Sacrament. The November n,eetings were Happy New Year held with the following ladies, Circle one with Mrs Irene What- r. l ey and Mrs. G. O: Henderson, Lone lxlver c{rcle Two with hh-s. D. Mi- I lazzo and Miss Marie Milazzo, Cir. ,lcle Three with Mrs. Bert Parker,  0 l] Ciz'cle Four with Mrs. J. C. Cul- 00ervme ver and Mrs Ashenhurst. , [ A Cake Bingo will be held in  I the Church Basement November Texarkana U.S.A. 125th o help finance the install at.  lion of the new kitchen in he I' basement oI the Chuxch / DAVIS PHARMACY Drugs - Sundries . Stationery - Sbdt Fountain TELEPHONE 2-5105 " 1 Corner Sixth and Walnut Streets f J K. Smith Clinic Building Texrkana. " U.S.A. BOOTH'S FURNITURE CO. ! Phone 2-6232  302 Olive and the same spirit that marked the beginning is stP1 with St. Ed. ward's No. 2650, and under the leadership of fhe present grand knight, Bpa. Biff Fouke, and the willing and hearty influence and cooperation of our paster Father Janesko, will write for itself a history even surpassing past suc- cesses. Texarkana CYO To Attend State Meet Texarkana.--The CYO of St. Edward's Parish under the guid- ance of Father Louis Janesko, is composed of 35 meinbers. The officers are: Ca:olyn Slater, President; Homer Itcrvey, Vice- President; Lawrence Wright, Sec- retary; and Gertrude Whelan, Treasurer. The officers and Fath- er Janesko appointed the follow- ins chairmen of the five com- mittees: Stanley Godek, the Sac. ial committee; Bette Jude Burtou, the Spiritual committee; D.rothy Gowanlock, the Publicity commii. tee; Louis Thomas, the Athletic committee; Joan Wright, the Cul- tural commitete. A Halloween Party was held at the home of Stanley Godek. Ap- proximately I ly members and guests were present. At the last meeting, held No- vember the fifth, plans were made concerning the State Cou- vention. Nine members are plan. ning to attend. Coach McGraw Has Directed Winning Team Texarkana.--.The Booster Club sponsors the Athletic program of the oathbined teams at St. Ed- ward's and Sacred Heart School. This year the Football team wcn all the games except one. Under Thomas Barre, Francis Harrison, Joseph Mahan, Pete Hornibrook, Bill Nelson. Chad Alien, and Ted Hanggi. ThiPcl Row, L. to R., Bradley Roberts, John Bem, Louis Munos, Carl Reese, Albert Meyer. Herman Smith, Norm;m Nelson, Dick Bledsoe, M i k e' . , , . . . . , , . * Downing, Tommy tIall, and Lar. . "My Way of Life," the ry Lipsmeyer. Bill Irwen was , miniature Summa of, St. absent when the picture was * Thomas is bound in green " taken. * lmltatlou leather, has 640 ' pages and may be ordered * from The Guardian Press, 311 * West 2nd Street, for only * $1.35, plus 10c tax and post- * age. * * * * * * * * * , * * * * ',, lishers believe it can do much to stimulate the intellectual and spiritual life of every Catholic Brooklyn, N Y (E) -- For the first time, a " pocket edition in, Eng ish of the Summa Theologica .if.St. Thomas Aquinas has been published. It brings to the of dinary reader, in ".']ear simple language the spiritual master. piece of the outstanding saint of the 13th century and tile acknowl- edged prince o Catholic t h e el.o- glans. Not all the vast materml of t h e. Summa is c o n. tained in the new editic:L I-dwever, it offers a concise sum:?:ary ,:) f St. Thomas' m on u- mental work, and is dezigned to give I.he lay Catholic a greater under. standing of t h e Faith. I t s pub- New Secretary Of State Has Con A Jesuit New York. (E)--John Foster Du!les, named Secretary of Sate in the Eisennower Cabi- net, has a son studying for the in the Society cf Jesus. He is presently teach- ins philosophy at Fordhmn University here. Avery Dulles, the future Secretary of State's younger son, is a convert t,a the Failh of 12 years standing. His fath. er is a prominent Presbyserian leader and long active in the NtionaI Council o f t h e Church- of Christ in America. Young Dulles t,ld the story of his conversioff in a book entitled, "A testimony to Grace," published in 1946. He attributed his initial interest in the Faitia largely to contacts he had with priests while a stud at arard Univer- sity, from which he was grad- uated in 1940. He served in the navy during W.arld War Ii and then entered the Jesuit Novitiate. FATHER (Continued from page I) is also attached to the faculty of St. John's Seminar2, where" he teaches German. Father Kordsmeier refers to the first meeting of the altar bovs which was held at his rectory, 425 East Kiehl, Sylvan Hills, North Little Rock, last M,cnday, as the meeting of the "twelve little apostles." The twelve boys who met with Father, enjoyed roasted weiners and toasted marshmallows f, al- lowing the business of their first get together. The:,, were: Peter Bergman, Steve Elmer Bergman, Jackie Finnigan, Mickie Finnigan, Bobby Keltner, Bill Hutto Frankie Hutton Bobby Francis J.:hnny Francis, John Burton, Buntin and Tommy Tucker The Immaculate Conception Altar Society was encouraged in their recent activity in netting $82.00. in America, and world. Entitled "My Way el: lhe miniature Sun]inn following as some of itS titles: "G,:d and His "Man: the Image of God piness," "The Divine lVfan," and "The brief outline m.d a cam moex enhance the value book. St. Thomas' Summa is regarded as authority in that b.ranch red learning. Known as the Angelic St. Thomas Aquinas in 1225 at fhe castle secca, a fortress of the Laboris, half way and Rome. Tremendous and body--the saint 6 feet four and weighed 300 pounds--St. Thomas output was enormous. Paris edition, his run to 35 volumes quarto. Cardinal Will Address : Economists Convention Chicago (E) -- His Samuel Cardinal Stritch bishop of Chicago, will the speakers at the Catholic Economic convention in the ,Hotel here December been ann'ounced. Season's Greetings ! JOHNSON'S BAKERY FRESH PASTRY DAILY 1517 Texas Ave. W. S. Dickey Clay Mfg. Co. Texarkana Ark.-Tex. Merry Christmas I the capable direction of Coach  McGraw the Eagles have main. taine2 a g,od record for the past  two years. As the Football season draws to a close, both schools unite t.a arrnage a Basketball sched,le $ wth embersh]p an the Norda Texarkana's I.eading Texas Cahtolic League. :: : Jewelers "I beg," wrote St. Francis de Sales to a friend in trouble, "thut Texarkana U.S.A.  ' the will of God may be your re- pose, and His Cross your glory, ill MOTHERS! When planning your child's wardrobe, remem. ber the oldest Kiddies' store in Texarkana whre your money goes the farthest. JACK & JILL SHOPPE 805 State Line Ave. Phone 32-2483 | Phone : 32-1062 Singer Sewing Machine Company l 211 West Broad Street Texarkana " Texas I Clistmas Greetings!  B O Y D' S PORTER '" McCLURE CO. 204 E. Broad Phone 2-3126 Texarkana, Arkansas Season's Greetings[ ' THE TOWN HOUSE Seventh and Hickory Come In As You Are Texarkana MIDWEST DAIRY CORPORATION PHONE 32-3761 Ark..TeS' Quality Dairy Products Texarkana TexSS x % ", .]i The REXALL Store Only The Best Texarkana Texas CREAMERII005 . . SOUTHERN e m s  Season's Greetings' -- Christmas Gre-t" g . ! W O M M A C K' S II! McDONALD DIST. CO. DbtSe Local Telephone Long Men's Ad Boys" Wear   . . ,, a  = ..... ,, .exarana u.o.. N  2-6149 ' Telephone 21 : Texarkana / U.S.A. , ; 1 " .   .... LESTER L. PRUD'HOMME Twin City Machinery & Welding    ,  Manufactuxers of , I McDONALD BROTHERS WHOLESALER  h o k I M General Repair and Mac ine W r   SOUTHERN BELLE HEAVY FRUIT Lumber, Trusses, ' [ Electric Welding. Structural Steel  ' , . . ,    , ICE.CREAM Glued Laminated Beams and Arches / Factory 1306 W 8th St Telephone 3.8111   ....  Texarkana ' , Texarkana [ TEXARKANA , TEXAS   ,  | Incorporated OFFICERS Joe R. Jarboe, President, W. L. Jarboe, Vice-l're sidegt Ruth Jarboe, Secretary, J. H. Jarobe, Treasurer . P.O. Box 512 South Lelia Strev" Texarkana, Texas TEXARKANA STOCKYARP 5