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PAGE 6 ...... T, HE GUARD!AN, DECEMBER 3; 1982' Awards Given Out At HPI Banquet Arkansas Volunteer Com- mittee, as out-going com- mittee chairperson Rev. Fred Haustein of First United Methodist Church in Stuttgart was inducted into the "Order of the Bucket" for his efforts to "galvanize" the work of the committee in its first year. Incoming Chairperson C. W. "Nick" Nickerson, assistant vice-president, public affairs, of First National Bank of Little Rock, received an in- scribed pitchfork as his badge of office and symbol of the tasks ahead. Mrs. Mary Donovan, who traveled with her husband, Bishop Herbert Donovan of the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas, to Cameroon, Africa, spoke of her im- pressions of Heifer Project's Dairy Development program in that country. Mrs. Patti Webb, Development Associate for Heifer Project's Central Region (which in- cludes Arkansas), shared a Little Rock -- More than 200 people attended the Arkansas Heifer Project International Volunteer Committee's an- nual banquet at Second Presbyterian Church here recently. Included was a "Blessing of the Animals" -- rabbits and goats - that are to be a part of a shipment from the Heifer Project Ranch next month to projects in Liberia and Egypt. Father Mark Sandford, O.F.M. (Franciscan order), gave the blessing and noted that the livestock develop- ment programs of Heifer Project have a special relationship to the Catholic Church during this year, as the 800th anniver/ary of the birth of St. Francis of Assisi (philosopher and patron saint of animals) is being celebrated. Father Mark is Chaplain of Morris School in Searcy. Special recognition was accorded to members of the "The VACATION CAPITAL o( Arkansas" newly-produced audio-visual program likening the work of agricultural development to the flow of a river. Bishop Kenneth Hicks, of the Arkansas Area United Methodist Church, gave the invocation for the evening. Arthur Bouton, president of the American Association of Retired Persons, offered greetings on behalf of AARP's 13.6-million members. AARP has recently become the newest Associate Agency of Heifer Project International. Heifer Project In- ternational is a non-profit, inter-faith agency that provides improved livestock and training to low-income families in countries overseas and in the United States. Each recipient of a Heifer Project animal agrees to "pass on the gift" by returning an off- spring for another needy family. The national headquarters of Heifer Project was moved to Little Rock in 1971 when the agency established an International Livestock Center on 1,200 acres near Perryville. The Arkansas Heifer Project Volunteer Committee consists of active supporters FATHER MARK SANDFORD, O.F.M., chaplain of Morris School, Scarcy, gives the "Blessing of the Animals" in commemoration of St. Francis of Assissi's 800th anniversary at the Heifer Project International banquet. from throughout Arkansas hunger program through local who promote understanding churches and civic of the work of this world organizations. Pope to Visit Poland in 1983 By NC News Service 1 J scheduled to visit his native Poland June 18, 1983, ae- ((j) SEE HISTORY'S OLDEST ART cording to a Vatican wMXlJmiliR' H ON spokesman and the Polish government news agency, ITTINGTON AVENUE IN HOT SPRINGS PAP. 60-year-old woman. "Solidarity got its start when the Pope was elected. We downtrodden Poles finally lifted our heads. We found our pride." Solidarity, an independent Polish labor union, became in 1980 the first union not con- peaceful means than by "desperate acts." Archbishop Glemp spoke at ceremonies marking the opening of the academic year at the Catholic University of Lublin. Leaders of Solidarity had programmed a day of Graves Washington (NC) - John Paul II has bishops to head the of Memphis, TI Alex and Wichita, Kin. The new appoinl announced b] Laghi, apostolic the United States, -- Auxiliary Francis Stafford was named Carroll T. Dozier Bishop Stafford, 50, auxiliary bishop since 1976. - Auxiliary Bishop B. Friend of Shreveport was succeed Bishop Graves as head diocese. Bishop has been auxiliary there 1979. -- Bishop Eugene Dodge City, Kin., transferred to the Wichita. Bishop former chancellor Wichita Diocese, Bishop Da Bishops Dozier, Gra  Maloney resigned CARDINAL DIES Florence, Italy Giovanni Cardinal who was made Florence in 1977 after 101 as a key adviser to PoP e VI, died after suffering a The PAP report carried an trolled by the Communist demonstrations and an eight- The Want-Ad SectiOe ORGANIST-PIANIff weddings and /{00Rel 4:300 ,,'r. ,. ,ox,,, ADVERTISING LAYOUT, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY YOUR HOT SPRINGS GUARDIAN REPRESENTATIVE Poland on June 18, 1983." "This is a date which has been previously agreed upon (between the Polish bishops) and the Holy See," said Father Romeo Panciroli, Vatican press spokesman. The Pope expressed pleasure at the prospect of returning to his homeland. 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In the Polish capital of Warsaw, PAP also reported the scheduled visit and said the June 18 date was fixed at a meeting Nov. 8 between Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland's martial law leader, and Ar- chbishop Jozef Glemp of 22%5105. The PAP report said the archbisho p and Jaruzelski examined the situation in the country "and expressed a common concern about maintaining and strengthening calm and social order and also conscientious work." The Jaruzelski-Archbishop Glemp meeting took place two days before underground Solidarity leaders planned demonstrations in support of the union. Archbishop Glemp had publicly opposed such demonstrations, saying they could lead to more repressive measures. Archbishop Glemp urged Poles to be calm, saying that more can be obtained through Suspect Denies nation which has been humiliated has the right to protest, the right to be itself. Nevertheless, no one can pretend that the church distances herself from the path of peace. 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