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PAGE TWO ' THE GUARDIAN. DECEMBER 10, 1943 i . . .;,  r , ====================== CA mnc.rsm Of BEshons I , Arkansas State , t . ,. : Iv I I Gounod o . " : Pc00srhon About Moscow i Statement He!dUnfair 1 B H Elmer Murphy of Washington.--As an aftermath of the Moscow Conference atten- [ ',q',,..s/..Lv.v'Ar tion has been directed to what is alleged to be the differences, if not I[ IB k the c, pen conflict, between the secular and the moral aspects of the lt -- a-L problem of establishing a just and enduring peace, between the ma-., _ v 2 terialistic viewpoint, on the one hand and the religious viewpoint, on the other. Religious leadership, deliberately or inadvertently, has been sub- jected to criticism because it has taken the position that the peace will be neither just nor enduring unless it conforms to basic moral precepts and that civil law must go hand in hand with Divine Law, if the objectives for which the war is being fought are to be attained. The Catholic viewpoint, as stated repeatedly in the past few years, nevertheless has been cal- led in question as being critical of democratic methods and prin- ciples, a charge which is without any semblance of justification, as the records show. Regarding the Me.scow Declara- tions, the Catholic Bishops said that they: "Do indeed open the way to necessary international cooperation for peace as well as for war. In this they represent a definite step in the right direc- tion." But the Bishops added, they do not dispel the fear that compromises on the ideals of the Atlantic Charter are in prospect. In a statement issued a year ago, the Bishops of the Admin- istrative Board pointedly con- demned totalitarianism. They said: "Secularism cannot write a real and lasting peace. Its nar- row vision does not encompass the whole man, it cannot evaluate the spirituality of the human soul and the supreme good of all mankind. ParseFs Model Airplanes and Supplies . I' r-i-. (glass, plastic, wood. leather) PARSEL'$ 316 W. Capitol Little Rock "Secularism cannot write a real and lasting peace. Where greedy might and selfish expediency are made the substitutes of justice, here can be no securely ordered wold. , Totalitarianism, whether Nazi, Communist or Fascist, can- not write a real and lasting peace. The state that usurps total powers by that very fact becomes a de- spot to its own people and a men- ace to the Family of Nations. The spirit of Christianity can write a real and lasting peace, even to those not Christian." .In 1941, in a statement on the Crisis of Christianity, the Bishops said: "We . , . declare, as shep- herds of souls, that our concern is {he supreme interest of religion Our thoughts, therefore turn to the' two greatest evils of today Which would destroy all spiritual values. We find two subversive forces, beth in control of powerful governments, both bent on world dominance:' They are Nazism and Communism. "How6Ver plausible their con- stitutions and their propaganda, the: alarming reality is that neither syste understands or permits freedom in its true Christian sehse.: Both systems usurp arbi- trary power over the lives and destinies of men; their dictators assume a power which belongs to God alone." This idea, so often reiterated by I he, Bishops, that totalitarian- ism cannot write a just and last-; Jag, peace, but that such a peace also cannot be achieved by secu- lar, lethods alone  methods which do not take into account the eternal verities of the father- hood, of God and the brotherhood of man'.has been frequently echoed by civil leaders The President, the Vice President and many others have on various oc- casions stressed the need of Di- vine*;afd in meeting the problems with ' ,hich they deal. They recognize.that anything that may be done to achieve the goal of se- curity atld peace must be anchored in ' the moal principles which, alone are appliqable to all man- kind. BUY WAR BONDS FIRST THEN CHOOSE GIFT ITEMS AT STERLING/ VC'e are sincere in telling you that War Bonds should come first on your Christmas shopping list. . i Of course, after you've bought War Bonds, you will want personal gift items . . .and, as usual, Sterling has the things you want . . . at Sterl- ing's usual low prices. ' :  I ,  *', DEPARTMENT STORE CAPITOL AVE. AND CENTER Rev. Alphonse Mueller, O.S.B., spiritual director. Charleston T. J. Arnold. president Park Hill. No. Little Rock G. H. Kenkel, secretary. Brlnkley Leo Hammer. treasurer, Ft. Smith J. J. l)uerr, tat vice-president, Charleston Mrs Mary Burke, 2nd vice-president. Pocahontas Victor Kordsmeler. 3rd vice-president. Morrilton Little Rock Branch No. 79 at its regular meeting Wednesday night elected the following Board of Officers for the coming fiscal year 1943-44. Spiritual Director--Rev. Law- rence Hoyt, O.S.B. PresidentWm. Gerke. Vice-presidentr--H. J. Allen- hovel, Sr. Recording Secretary--Mrs. Leo J. Byrne. Financial Sec.-treas.  A. J. Heplr---(elected for 35th consecu- tive year). Escort---Edward Hanson. Guard---J. C. Daven. Trustees: Leo J. Byrne, Dr. Annie Bremeyer, Miss Bobble Eheman. A donation was made to the Ca- tholic Central Society's Soldiers Sailors Welfare Fund. The usual Christmas celebration will be held for the Juveniles. This will be under the direction of Mrs. Julian Nabholz. Mr. G. J. (Jerry) Kenkel, the genial state secretary of the C.K. of A. and also .of the Catholic Union, has been elected delegate to the Farm Bureau Convention to be held in Chicago. He will stop over in St. Louis to visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. KenkeL Mr. F. P. Kenkel is the Director of the Central Bureau of the Catholic Central Society of which most C.K. of A. Branches in Arkansas are members. In the December C.K. of A. Journal just received, two deaths were noted as having occurred in Arkansas Branches, namely, Mr. Wm. DcClerk, Branch No. 476, Pocahontas; and Mrs. Clara E. Harkness, Branch No. 79, Little Rock, but who has lived in Pine Bluff for years. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. S. M. Steake of Washington, D. C. The December Journal has al- a full page of news from Arkansas and its state Branches. The Editor, Mr. Jos. Berning writes that the Journal is pleased to receive and print news from any C.K. of A. president or secre- tary, provided it reaches the of- fice in Cincinnati by the 25th of the month. Secretaries are again urged to send in the names of all men and women members of the armed forces, so that their names may be printed in the Journal and that ,Aaey may receive their Prayer Book and Rosary Kit free of charge from C.K. of A. Head- quarters. Mr. Frank Andrews, Vice presi- dent of the Branch of Brinkley, Arkansas, reports a pleasant visit from. Mr. G. H. Kenkel, State Secretary of the C.K. of .A., and also State Secretary of Catholic Union of Arkansas. Mr. Andrews, a forner member of Little Rock Branch No. 79 having joined at the age of 19 is now a member of the Brinkley Branch. Mr. George H. Steimel, Poca- hontas, State Organizer, was in Little Rock Saturday to accom- pany his son, Edward Steimel who had undergone appendectomy operation at St. Vincent's Infirm- ary, but was able to make the trip back home. DK. ANNIE M. BREMYER Chiropractor Pathos,trio Precision Diagnosis t S I eO maler ence as a rad, Uas NaT|. Phone S-$S4 210 E sth |.ltt|e Reck, Ark. Order Christmas Cards Early No. B 2. Four attractive religious design Christmas cards, boutifully colored. Wth envelopes. At Sc ca. (/10c a dozen) No. C. 3. Three attractive color de- signs unusual value in Christmas cards. At ................. 3 ca. Order from The Guardian 309Yz West 2nd, Little Rock TEN SETS OF TWINS IN SCHOOL Few parish schools can equal this recordten sets of twins who are pupils in the same school. The picture was taken at the Immaculate Conception School, Jamaica Estates, L. I., N. Y. There are 0.vet 60e; children in the school which is conducted by the Sisters of St. Joseph. (N.C.W.C.) Catholic o Daughters AMFmc; TODAY'S  WOM.AN iiOOh Attbntlon, Catholic Daughters: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Court, No. 1223, will hold their regular monthly business meeting Sun- day, December 12th, at 3:30 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 609 Scott StreeL The annual Christmas party un- der the chairmanship of Mrs. Jo- sephine Severson, will follow the lncling. Mrs. Severson's em- mittee consists of Elizabeth Ke(ty, Louise Malarcher, Frances Wes- son, Mary Collins and Thelma ",a:;.cem. All members are urge to be present and to bring prospec- tive members to this party. There is plenty of fun in store for all. THIRD DEGREE COUNCILS : NEWS ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS Council 812 Lt. John Albert Healey is home on a furlough visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Healey, 2101 Gaines street. Brother John Al- bert is looking fine, and full of vim and vigor. He is attached to the Medical Corps of the Army, and expects to be transferred soon Catholic Union of Arkansas Second Vice President Peter P. HI,gel, Conway. Third Vice Prasldeat At its Morrilton convention the Catholic Union of Arkansas went on record as favoring action necessary to remedy the evils of juvenile delinquency which is so prevalent today, in the adoption of the following resolution: Resolution No. 12: Realizing the so deplorable in- crease of juvenile delinquency, due in part to conditions brought about by the war and the seduc- tive opportunities it has created, to Camp Van Doran, Miss., near Grenada. He was given a joyous welcome by Brother Knights at the Council's meeting, Tuesday night. Major Bernard Heinze, attached to the 8th Army Service Com- mand, Dallas, Texas, writes that 'ae expects to be home for Christ- has, and will be pleased to mingle I vith Brother Knights, during his I tay. He pays a high compliment :o the Council's action in waiving :he Per Capita Taxes and Dues for dl members in the Armed Service l'or the duration of the War. Aviation Cadet, John H. Shields, writes an enthusiastic letter from his new post of duty, Hondo, Tex- as, praising the Council in waiving Dues and Per Capita Taxes, for the duration of the war. He wish- .s all Brother Knights a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. HEARN.'S Unusual Christmas Values In Gowns, Pajamas, Slips, Panties Brassieres and Hosiery WE SELL AND MONOGRAM Sheets - Cases - Towels - Blankets Napkins and Other Linens We :Will Appreciate Your Patronage Phone 2-2331 408 Louisiana St. Mildred Klein Heads 6 Weeks Hna R?[ ! s m tu St. S " cade y s - dents received reports for the second six-weeks period of school at a general assembly on Novem- ber 30, just after their return from the Thanksgiving holidays. i Certificates were distributed to 'those making the honor roll in scholarship for the tame period, in the following order: Name Honor Points Mildren Klein 6.00 M. Celine Falleur 5.71 Rose Ann Blattler 5.67 Betty Brockett 5:45 Irene Erman 5.43 Evelyn Liotta 5.43 Elizabeth Ann Phillips 5.10 Virginia Fox 5.00 Werdna Johnson 5.00 Rosemary Rockenhouse 4.80 Georgianne McVay 4.80 Sarah Florence Devlin 4.67 Josephine Edlin 4.67 Dorothy Jean Maus 4.67 Rose Reith 4.67 we, recommend that a curfew law be introduced in towns and cities where this evil is most prominent. It is our opinion that the obser- vance of the curfew would go far toward remedying existing condi- tions. The law should provide [ines for parents and guardians of delinquent children provided they have been culpably negligent of parental duty. Parents should be responsible for the behavior of their children but conditions be- ing as they are, with both father and mother working in a defense .lant, th children are left to the,r own devices, having in many -asos not been brought up in ae- ,:ordance with the precepts of Christian conduct, will acquire and :praciice evil habits and join the all too numerous groups of de- hnquents. Genuinely Christian home life is really the only perm- anent cure for this evil condition. Missouri Jesuit Province Largest In The World St. Louis, Mo.--The M Province is now the largest Jesuit Order, according to compiled at St. Louis Uni here. Of the 27,156 m throughout the world, 1,156 the Missouri Province. ( total, 13,015 are priests, of 574 are in the Missouri Pr which comprises Missouri, homa, Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin, Minnesota, !Wyoming, and North and I Dakota and Southwestern and British Honduras. Ruth Wilson Mary Jane Shockley Those whose names were. on the honor roll for during the period were as follows: Cecilia Allen, Alice :Rose Ann Blattler, Helen Mary Frances Boerner, Della Rosa, Sarah F, sephine Edlin, Irene line Falleur, Dorothy cilia Forst, Virginia Fox, A. Girard, Betty Sue Frances Hoffman, Werdna son, Rose Mary Kearner, Kern, Mildren Klein Viola Marie Knittig, Selah Rose Evelyn Loitta, Doroth Georgianne McVay, Virgini$ meier, Jean Quinton, Rosic Rosemary Rockenhouse, Laura Rotart, Annamae man, Anna Mae Schn othy Seibold, Magdalen morgen, Patsy Ruth Mary Frances Smith, Snow, Anne Steiert, Walker, Annamae WL Margaret Weiterer, Hermen her, Catherine Whalen, Jean Whitener, Carol Wilson, Claudine Wierner, Brockett, Lauralee Findley, Jane Shockley, Ruth Christmas Cards Late Shipment Only 50c - Box of 12 Cards Newest Designs - - Strictly Religious Most Appropriate ::! 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