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THE SOUTHERN GUARDIAN College Team vs. ' ] Mother Antonia of Mt. St. Mary's Deaf Mutes. , (.'()liege spent several days last week i Tile games between the Mt. St. at Hot Springs. Mary's College team, and the Deaf[ . " Mutes, which takes place on Satur- The lirst edition of "The Echo day afternoon, promises to be excit-'l"rona the Pines," will make its ap- ing as well as interesting, both pearauce next week and deserves sides striving strenuously for victory, the attention of all the friends of the + Luncheon for the Newly Weds. Miss Mary McCabe entertained on Saturday last with a brides luncheon to which quite a number of her "newly married" friends were invited. The pretty home wlts beautifully decorated with ferns, pahns and carnations. Miss McCabe wlts as- sisted in receiving her guests by her nlotller, whose gracious ulanner made every one feel welcome. Quite au elaborate menu was served. + Altar Society Elects New Officers, The Altar Society of the Cathedral held its regular monthly meeting on Monday afternoon in the parlor of the Knights of Columbus club house. Tbe attendauce wlts unusually good, attd the meml)ers preseut proved their earnestness and interest in the work of caring for the altar. The officers chosen for the coming )'ear were: Mrs. J. J. Keller, prem- dent; Mrs. A. Keith, vice president; Mrs. Jolm Tuohey, treasurer, and Miss Anna M. Joyce, secretary. l:ather Tobin was a welcome visi- tor and made some valuable sugges- tions in rega,'d to the work of the society. It wlts decided to issue an annual report or statement, so that all might see and know the work girls of Mt. St. Mary's College. \\;Ve ),'edict for it a re.st flattering future. + Mrs. Jennie Ha,'ding and daughter have returned from Memphis, where they have been visiting Mrs. George 1)anaher. + Misses l)ell)hine and Gladys Shader will returu home to spend the Christmas holidays with their mother, Mrs. A. L. Shader, 1819 Broadway street. TEXARKANA ITEMS. The young ladies of the St. Cecelia club entertained their friends with a rogressive euchre on Tuesday even- ing at the Knights of Cohnnbus' ball. Quite a large crowd was in attendance and for those who (lid not play cards, there was music and staging in the cosily appointed read- mg room, where the knights have installed a fine piauo. The St. Cecelia club was organized to raise funds for a pipe organ, aud quite a nice little sum wlts realized to add to the steadily growing fund. The top scores were made by Miss llallie Hahleman and Miss 13fidget Mclntyre, while auaoug the gentle- men, Mr. Claude Martiu and Mr. P. J. McNulty were the fortunate ones. Afte," the game a dainty service of accomplished by the organizatiou, chocolate aud wafers was served by No other busiuess being presented the youug ladies of the club. The the meeting adjourned until tbe genial presence of l:ather P. H. first Mouday in January. Boyle added nmch to the pleasure of Furstenberg-Klein. Paris, Ark., Dec. 8.--Mr. Joseph G. Furstenberg and Miss Catharinia Klein were married at the Catholic church Weduesday, Nov. 2e, Rev. Fr. Aloysius officiating. After the ceremony the briday party repaired to the home of the bride, where relatives of the bride and groom were present and where a most elegant dinner had been pre- pared. In the evening a grand ball was given at Elsken Hall, where their many friends enjoyed them- selves till early morning. Sunday afternoon a feast was given at the home of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Frank F'. Furstenberg, where a large number were present, and will long remember it as a pleasant affair. The wedding cakes which was one of the most beautiful and expensive ever in this t;ity, was cut and distributed by the bride among the guests. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank F. Furstenberg, and is a worthy and industrious young man with a promising future. The bride is the beautiful and accom- plished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Klein. Many beautiful preseuts were given them in token of love and re- slaect of their friends. Out-of-town guests who attended the Furstenl)erg-Klein wedding were Miss Gertie Jasper of Fort Smith, Mrs. Menry Kordt and son of Hart-i man, Mr. and Mrs. Will Kornet and tlenry Elsken of Scranton, Will Kennedy of Spielerville, Conrad Slsken and daughters, Cecilie and Gretchen, of Subiaco. .i: Mother Patricia, of Hope, Ark., is the evening. The regular monthly meeting of St. Edward's Altar Society was held on Friday afternoon immediately following benediction. In addition to the regular routine work a sub- seription of $Io was raised by those )resent to buy flowers for the altar for Clwistnms. A conmfittee was also appointed to arrange for the Christnaas decora- iOUS. The death of Mrs. Pat Brice, from typhoid fever, which occurred last week was extremely sad. Wlfile lying at the point of death herself, her youngest child, a baby of little over a year old was called away a victim of diphtheria. Mrs. Brice was a convert to the Catholic faith and a most devout christian woman. She leaves a husband and two small children to mourn her early death. BEAUTIFUL CEREMONIES AT ELKS MEMORIAL. Sunday was memorial day for the Elks. On this day many men atd women gathered at the local lodge rooms to pay tributes of respect to the memory of the absent ones. Hon. Joe T. Robinson, candidate for Governor, was the orator of the oc- casion and that he did well ln.,s part s proven I)y the testimony oi all who beard him. His words were chosen from the flowery fields of rhetoric and tempered with a senti- ment in barmony with the solemn event. Other splendid speaker, respond- ed to lle roli call for the absent in the city and is receiving quite a brotbers who had answeled the tir, al warm welcome from all her roll call of the Exalted Ruler of the --"--g umverse since the last memorial day. St. Mary's Auxiliary will meet ot While. the tributes were beautiful Monday afternoou at 2 (.)'clock at the they were sad. The words of the K. C. club house, living recalled to mind the deetl:s of 'I' the dead and caused fricnds and The Young Ladies' Sodality of the loved ones to weep again for those ('athedral will meet on Sunday who have crossed the bat and gone after the 9:oo o'clock mass. Misses Minnie and Elizabeth I leibach entertained a number of their young friends last Suuday evening with a tamale feast. .:, The Social Club meets with Miss Lucy Cory next Friday evening. + St. Vincent's Aid Society will meet ou Tuesday afternoon, December 12, at 3 o'clock at the Inlirmary. q, Miss I:lsie Bertuer will entertain with a dinner party at the Marion to that other land we kuow not of. There is but one bereavement that )eople refuse to be divorced from and hat is the sorrow that comes to us Haen a loved friend or relative is called away in answer to the sum- mons from on high. But those who are left to mouru here iu tiffs vale of tears find mingled with the sor- row that death brings a joy in the reverence they can do to the memory of those departed. The memorial custom of the Elks is a heautiful practice, but far more beautiful is the sentiment expressed by the inspired writter in these words Sohnn high mass was conducted dur- ing the dedicatiou ]-leaded by Father P. Bartodziej, the congregation raised a sufficient amount of mouey to eutirely remodel the building, and St. Mary's now is one of the most imposing churches iu the city. The seating capacity has been doubled. THREE ENTER CONVENT. ()n the feast of the Presentation the thai)el of the Mother House the Sisters of St. Joseph, Nazareth, Kalamazoo county, Michigan, Rt. Rev. Bishop Schrembs, D. D., offi- ciating and preaching on the occas- sion, the folh)wing young ladies re- ceived the habit of the Sisters of St. Joseph: Catherine ]lengsbach, Grand Rapids; Veronica Kaats, Anchor- ville; Catlterine Cosgrove, Ogdens- burg, N. Y. They will hereafter be known as Sister M. Chrysostom, Sister M. llihla and Sister M. Salolut. ARCHBISHOP IRELAND'S GOLDEN JUBILEE. The liftieth anniversary of the or-' dination of Most Rev. Jolm Ireland, D. D., :\\;rchl)islmp of St. Paul, ocurs iu the near future. There will be no public celebration of the great pre- late's jubilee. In honor of the event the priests of the archdiocese recent- ly presented His Grace with au auto- mobile. Archl)islmp Ireland was consecrat- ed Bishola of Maronea and coadjutor to Rt. Rev. T. L. Grace, D. D., sec- ond Bishop of St. Paul, on Dec. 2t, 1875. lie succeeded to the see on July 3, 1884, on the resignation of lishop Grace. He was named Arch- bislmp ou May 15, 1888. JAMAICA WANTS K. OF C. Very Rev. T. I. Gasson, S. 1., president of Boston College, has written to the national l)oard of di- rectors of the Knights of ('.oluml,us concerning the extension ,,f the order into J:maica. His communica- tion has beeu referred to the com- nfittee on extension of the order. Council l,ooo, of Manila, P. I., has been placed under tbe jurisdiction of l the State Council of California. COL. LOUIS ALTHEIMER A BUSINESS BUILDER. Coming to this country from Prussia, Germany at the age of I5, Col. Louis Altheimer, as he is now known, fouud himself a stranger in a strange land unable to speak or understand the English language. Quick to learn, easy of rapid adaptation, this youth at once began to acquaint himself with conditions as he found them and to ruake the best of things about him. That he proved an apt scholar is evidenced by his pheuome,aal success its a busi- uess ulan. The Alth'eimer Dry Goods, Co., occupying the entire west side of a block on Center street, between sixth and seventh, is one" of the big- gest institutions of the kind in the south or southwest. Since going to his present location Mr. Altheimer has not only succeed- ed in drawing trade for his owu store but has been a prominent factor .in making Center street a live husiness district. He occupies large Imildings, which he leases from Bishop Morris, and his business steadily increases. In addition to his Little Rock busi- ness he has large interests elsewhere a whole town in Jefferson county being named for him, due to Iris large holdings there and the in- terest he manifested in buihling up the town. CONFIRMED. Appointment of Bishop O'Donaghue and Other Prelates. Among the American prelates cou- firmed "in their offices at Monday's consistory in the Vatican were the Right Rev. Denis O'Donaghue, 13ishol) of Louisville; James J. Keane, Arehbisho 1) of l)ulmque; Ed- mund F. Prendergast, Archlfishop of Philadelphia: Joseph Koudelka, Auxiliary Bishol) of Milwaukee; John M. Laval, tituhar Bishop of Hioro- cassarea and Auxiliary Bislaop of New Orleans: Joseph Sehreml)s, Bishop of "['oledo, ()hio; Peter J. Muldoon, Bishop of Rockford, Ill.; John Farrelly, Bishop of Cleveland;! Edmund M-. I)unne, Bislm I) of Peoria lll.; George W. Mundelein, titular S. D.; Joseph Chartrand, Coadjutor Bishop of Indianal)olis;. Jolm Ward, J3islmp of Leavenworth; Edward P. Kely, Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit; J. H. Tihen, Bishol) of Lincoln, Neb.' NEW CATHOLIC COLLEGE. No Excuse for Using Protestant Schools, Says the Archbishop. ..\\;rchldshol) llruchesi of Montreal consecrated tile new church at Cote, at St. Paul, (m the 2oth, which has ris- of en frotn the ruins of the old church, dest,'oycd by fire; and in the after- noon dedicated two parish scmols in the same parish. In the evening, the new College St. Leon in \\;Vestmount was s(demnly blessed. In congrattflat- ing the Comnfissioners and the Cath- olic resi(lents of \\;'Vcstmount on their gene,'osity, faith and patriotism in I)uilding such a school, Mgr. Bruchesi strongly advised the l)areuts to send their children to the Catholic schools where they would have the oppor- tunity of learning I)oth F.nglish and French. Here there could 1)e no ex- cuse for sending children to Protest- ant schools in order that they might learn l"nglish, for in these schools, both F.nglish and l:rcnch would he taught ou the same 1)hme. POPE'S GIFT TO SCHOOL. .The free school for Italian child- ren on Mill street, near St. Mary's Academy, Portland, Ore., conducted I)y the Jesuit Fathers of St. Mich- ael's church, was recently presented with a unique and beautiftfl painting by Itis Holiuess, Pope Pius X., and i)lans are being made to dispose of it for the benefit of the school. The i)ainting, which was one of the treasures of the Vatican is in oil on black marble. Its subject is St. Charles Borromeo kneeling before the \\;:irgin and the Iufant Cbrist. The painting is evidently of great age, prohalfly by some artist of the late sixteenth or early seventeenth centHry. SECRET YET "KNOWN.' Regarding the reportc(i alloeution of the l:'o0c to the Card;na;s at lhe Cousistory on Monda,' as sn!atnlar- ized in the press dispaiches and pub- lished by nearly all the daily papers, it must be borne in mind that the Consistory was a secret oue at which only the Cardinals were present. There was no reporter present to take down what the Pope said. We !are inclined to suspect that the re- :ported "alloeution" was "fixed up" by some enterprising correspondent. SUNSHINE. Sunshine makes glad the heart, not only of Ifim who carries it about, but the hearts of others likewise. God did not intend that we should be amiable of disposition, kind, tender- hearted, cheerful, and happy, merely for our peace and contentment, any more than Ite made the sun merely for the purpose of shining because it was bright, or the violet to have a ! sweet perfume just for its own sake. There was a wise purpose in all this. God had in view our relation to our fellow-men. It is therefore an es- tablished law that we cannot be happy ourseh, es if we do not make others bappy, and one way in which we can accomplish this is by hring- ing to bear upon them the influence of it sunny life. ]n this connection it should always be renaembered that sunshine has its[ uses in making our religion what it] should be--a thing of brightness.[ There is danger of making it appear I too cold and gloomy. God did not intend it to be thus. It is a difficult matter to induce men to accept re- ligion and its practices, if they are left under tbe impression that there- by they are establishing themselves in the sunless attd gloomy region of an arctic land. Surely such sugges- tion must make it difficult to "choose the better part." Let joy, brightness, geniality, tempered by the spirit of our Lord, eharacterise our religion; and even the most prejudiced will at least attend and admire. Let us make use of sunshine every- where. If cares came, let us go at them with sunshiny hearts; they will soon melt away under its power. "If :afflictions conte, nothiug will so brighten the sickbed as sunshine. If the home is darkened I?y the shadow of death, sunsliine will lighten it and show us the golden stairway up which otn" departed have gone. Sun- shine, suushine everywhere--in the world, in the home, in geueral. There is joy and briglttness in lteaven; why hotel, Friday evening, Decenther i5, the guest of honor i.eing Miss Marguerite llling. Mrs. John Milton Rose has been spending several weeks at Hot Springs, the guest of her sister, Mrs. Woodcock. + Miss Fay Stephens, sl)ent the past weeks, visiting friends in Hot ;Springs. "It is a holy attd it wholesome Bislmp of Loryma and Auxiliary shouhl it be wanting here?--The thought to pray for the dead." !!slm l) of lrooklyn, Jan,es O'Reilly, Angelus. IJlSllOp Ol l, argo, 1'. l).; josepn j. -- - ...... ]Rice, P, isltop of Burlington, Vt.;ISENATOR HITCHCOCK AD- ST. MARY'S NEW CHURCH [Jolm G. Lawler, Auxiliary Bishop of DRESSES THE KNIGHTS OF DEDICATED IN ARGENTA. St. Paul, Minn.; John \\;V. Shaw,  COLUMBUS. -- I Coadjutor 13ishop of Santonio, Tex.; -- The new St. Mary's Polish church, I John J. Nilan, Bishop of ttartford; Senator Gilhert M. Hitehcock ad- Argenta, was dedicated Friday morn- Thomas F. Lilis, Coadjutor Bishop ldressed a large gathering of the ling. Rt. R.ev. John B Morris, Bishop of Kansas City; Cincent Werhle, Knights of Cohtmlms, at Omaha, !of Little Rock assisted by the pastors Bishop of Bismark, N. D.; Timothy Neb., following their regular busi- I h s h tsh f r ks n Mmn ness sessmn "Iuesda evenmg He of the Argenta churc e. and ot er[Corbett, B': op o Coo sto , " .;] .,'...'" " Y ' clergy officiated at the ceremouy.]Joseph F'. Busch, Bishop of Lead [touched upon some of the questions likely to come before he Senate at the next session and discussed inter- esting features of the social side of life at the nation's capit;,l it) the course of Iris remarks. Tariff and currency legislation, the trust question and ratitication of the trcaties negotiatcd between thc United States. l:rance and Great Britain were mentioned 1)y Mr. ltitchcock its matters likely to come l)efore the Senate for action at an early date. tie doubted tltat two-thirds of the metal)ors of the Senate will ',.oe to ,'atify the treaties 1)etween this country and Great lhitain "and l'rance under l)resent circumstanc.:s, 1)asing this q)clief on the objecti,)n t,) the provision that the justiciability of questious shall be decided by a commission jointly al)pointed by the President and Great Britaiu. The committee on foreign affairs is willing to report and snpport the treaties, providing the President is willing to recede from his present position and let the President and Senate decide its to the justiciability of disputes which may arise," said Mr. Hitchcoek. POLES CELEBRATE INSURRECTION DAY. The Poles of Little Rock and Ar- genta held a mass meeting Sunday night in their lodge hall in Argenta in honor of the anniversary of the great Polish "insurrection day," which corresponds in a measure to the Independence Day of Americans. During the morning the day was celebrated with a church service, mass being observed at the Polislt i church in Baring Cross. In the even- ing there were nmnerous patriotic Sl)ceches, the singing of the uational hymn, etc. Noveml)er 29 is the real anniversary, but the celehration was arranged for Sunday in order to accommodate a greater number of l'olish citizens. Socialist :\\; cal)el from Madrid, dated No- vember 13 , (leclares that the returns received on that clay from the muu- cipal elections held throughout Sl',all showed a complete defeat of theRe(: )nb'ican and Socialist candidates I) the Monarchists. Big Monarchi1" majorities are rel)ortcd from all cities. The most surprising part of the re- sult is the wiping out of radical ;strength in cities which were their formeff str(mglaohls. * * * * * * * * * * * * * DO YOU GET YOUR * * PAPER? * * The Southern Guardian will * * esteem it a favor if subscribers * * who do not regularly receive * * their papers will notify this * * office at once in any manner * * convenient to them. We have * * no other way of knowing * * whether you get your paper, * * and if you are a subscriber * * we want you to have it, and * * will see that you get it. * The Shoe Is Now On Sale AND A $5o,6oo STOCK OF FINE SHOES IS BEING SACRI- FICED REGARDLESS OF COST OR VALUE. PRICES ABSO- LUTELY NO OBJECT. MONEY WE NEED, AND MONEY W'E MUST HAVE, REGARDLESS OF THE SACRIFICE. NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY YOUR WINTER ' SHOES, AS YOU WILL NEVER HAVF. SUCH AN OPPORTUNITY AGAIN. Note the Barl00ains-- $3.45 FOR MEN'S $4.5o SHOES. $a.95 FOR MEN'S $4.oo SHOES. $2.45 FOR MEN'S $3.5o SHOES. BARGAINS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT. BUT REMEMBER, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO BRING THE CASH, AS WE WILL POSITIVELY CHARGE NO GOODS AT THESE PRICES. SIMILAR A. B. POE THE SHOE MAN. SECOND AND MAIN STS. "'It seems ttlnt that we should ht, #xhrts our at#r#ctation f tl ncrous tatronag# of tilt P*old'" ,4 IVORD TO THE WISE People Become WEALTHY by Spending Less than they make Best Place to Put T whtmI i"tl  United States ] Your Savings Is /IIG kAbllflll]l IIIItlOIIdl IWdHh Depositary Capital Stock $3oo,ooo Surplus and Undivided Profits22o,ooo C. A. PRATT, Pres.  'r, RATHER, Cashier. 1 J. S. POLLOCK, Vice-Pres. E.F. HUSSMAN, Asst. Cashier. ] R.H. THOMPSON, Asst. Cashier. ---USE ELECTRICITY--- Have ),our home or store well lighted. Use the light that is clean, safe, cool and convenient We have experts to take care of your lighting troubles free of charge Investigate Electricity. Little Rock Railway & Electric Co. Phone 518 .... II 5 West Fourth St.