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Page Twenty-Four THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 17, 1927 KEEP THE MASS be fined, impriscned, or even killed him to convey any adequate picture of the whole ~ragedy was the attitude tion representative o all religious tional film~ made if they are caught attending Mass on of the harrowing agony which seized of the people when they became con- and of the teaching profession, who stlung, and restles the birthday of Our Saviour. everybody. This person is a visitor vinced that all was over and that protested against the production ofperpetual picturegoers |iIll~t~ lfl, ~qP AO|LHhI~IM/~ Paganism has won by force in who had decided to spend the winter there were no survivors. Collectively sensational films. Sir J. Gihnour, power of attention I Mexico what it seeks to achieve more on the Western coast. He has now and individually, all, despite the fact Scottish secretary could hold out no ened to an alarming ....... insidiously elsewhere Its Mexican returned to Dublin for the purpose that existence for them would nothope of immediate legislation, but (Conunuea trom page zu.) victol , is onl tem olar, for Mexico of doing everything in his power to only be a struggle, b~t a problem, that said be would,consult his colleagues A )edestlian bumped i of his tiny boat, shouting wordsof is a cYtholic Yatio~Pand'~i'ts faith still obtain better facilities for these poor ..... 1 . "' , life would be lonely and empty for and the responsible offlcmls. . The cab found hinself lying in J~esus in the Crib.. They are given to s~rong," will rose' me'" s'l._~ 'onger De" cause people, who. . must still continue to tbeln, that perhaps starvation await- GovermenL he added, had done their "'l ' "l in "h " ath of a ~ the poorer children who have no toys ~ . . wrest a hvehhood from the sea ed them, accepted tbe visitation as ........ , -', m 'ec~ y ~ e p oI l~s persecuuon. '-' oest ~y encouraging ~rmsa Irons as "That leminds me ' he c~ to b~mg. In England Christmas .... : ...... Carrying stable lamps, the men and coming bv the will of God. " ' ' ~ . . ~u~ when the Mass ~s ~orgo~en ~'e- . . . against American. t6 bring home some pan~ gifts to servants have fm centuries ........ women of the village ran un and down been called "Chritmas boxes," though cause oI mmIterence ann ignorance, shoutin~ the n-~-s ~v t h*.~;, ~i,,~t~ ROMAN WARRIOR'S A headmaster stated that senna- The Open Road they usually take the form of cur- as ~t m forgotten in nations which ale and re~atives. They did not spare BODY IS FOUND r~nc- ~ot ~ man in ten thousand picedominantly Protestant, it must .. , ......... | ' ~ ~. *' ~ . . ~nemselves as ~ney rusnea m~ner aria could say why they give or receive take generatmns to restore it. thither, running along stretches of Nov[sad, Jugoslavia, Oct. 20. ! F.T. Batemau, President L.W. Brown, Christmas "boxes." They accept sand or clambering over rocks. The The perfectly mummified body of a [ t only rest they had I was when Roman Tarrier believed to have lived the term, as I accept Schnectady and raNNEMaRA BLOW occa- Ben Emmons, Vice-President Carter Chancy, Asst. orange. But the reason seems to be ~l/ glt sionally they would keel on the beach nearly 2,000 years ago was found to- that hundreds of years ago it wasI and implore the Almighty to preserve day moldering under a cowbard by'[ MONROE COUNTY BANK a general custom to olben poor boxes i(Continued from page 17.) I those on the sea. The fervor and natives of the xillage of Kataha, near in the Chinches at Christmas time j encouragement to his men. It was[faith of these poor terrified people is here. The soldier apparently fought|[ ESTABLISHED 1889 and to distribute the money. Hence i with great difficulty that he madet described as intensely moving,in the army of Emperor Alexander the box was the "Christmas box." Al- i himself heard above the roar of the] Then came the moment when, as by Severus. Imbedded in his breast and [ Member Federal Reserve System though I harbor no poor box, the mail igale" I common consent, it was realized that marvellously preserved was the head carrier, the baker's boy and the boys t At 3 a. m. the small craft and itsI there was no hope for anybody out on of a steel lance, indicating that the who deliver the papers, the meat, the crew were hurled onto the shore at[those cruel waters. The whole village, soldier perished while fighting. Sac- vegetables, and milk and every other I Letter. They lay on the beach in alor what survived of it, gathered to- rificial vessels, weapons and copper ] BRINKLEY, ARKANSAS commodity will ring at,,mv~ door for ~state of. complete, exhaustion, in the[gether on the shore and knelt.~ At coins were found near the body. [ their "Christmas boxes. This annual drenching ram until they were found[the same moment, the local priest sol- banditry takes place on the day fol- !bY a searching party with lanterns. As ]emnly walked to the water's edge and; Replying at Glasgow to a deputa- lowing Chrisbmas, which in England evidence of the strain and suffering[raising his hand in the darkness, pro- ~4~--- is also a national holiday and is off[- which these five men underwent, all Inounced the words of conditional ab- - ................................... ^:~,,~ ~,^~ ~^..:__ r~.. ~ five had the clothes terns from .theirlsolution for those who had found a O000000000~t Celebration in Olden Times ,backs and their faces and hands arelwatery grave. Our forefathers had many fine still in a very swollen condition. Pat [ * * * ~^....^.~ ..... ,^~ .^., ~.~;~+ ..... Concannon, who seated at his post, I Here in Dublin, as we listened to Compliments of Compliments ~,~"~ ~.^~.~'.'..~.~"~**~'~'.~" faced the storm, was exposed to the [the brief narrative, we could see it all ................... : full force of the wind.and spray As ]as it happened, and there was a pro- m ~ne~r omgm our vecame ....... ' " I ' ' Bank of Eastern Iii] 'u6RAPE ..... Yule lo is re a result of his terrific experience, he |found silence in the room when the C~hr~stYa=S:og:e =~ters claign ~h: is now being led about, as he was ren-Itale was ended. No drama ever stag- Arkansas IIIl LI UIII II,L rDYtTTIIN'TY COMPANY . ,' . , , . " .... dered temporarily blind in his strug-~ed, however, skillfully written, has wor~ yme ~oaay, however, is user to , . ,.~ .signify Christmas tide. But it may gm ior hie. . ever moved as that simple tale of , . .............. ' ...... I sorrow and heroism moved The nar- OF ~ JONESBORO, ARKANSAS :aC:l:im:o].~=ea~i:g~'th:Isu~T~e An eyewitness, describing the I raeor paused a while and then, pref_FORRESTCiTY, ARK scenes on the shore at Lael~en while [acing his next words by declaring that Celts celebrated a feast of the win- the crews were battlin f . . ~ g or life, de-[he was not a Catholic, added that, ter solstice with the burning oI a clares that it we ........ ~' ' log and the yule log, or sun log, sur- rio De ImpossiBle Iorlto him, the most impressive feature OOOOOOOOO@OI ~"~ "-'" ":" -Jl~I viced when Christmas was fixed. Our forefathers feasted and dane- "~ "" ed and drank and sang at Christmas- tide. But through it all they did not forget the purpose of their rejoicings. Compliments of For centuries the dancing took place Compliments 3ARNE] 3 in the churches and the carols were Compliments of sung there. Later they were indulg- ed in at the big housesand the cot- ~ J0[ |0 CHEVROLET COs ~ages, in the ale-houses or through ~0 GAS C the streets. To diversify the program JONESBORO, ARKAN F C BARNETT, Pros and Gen Mgr carols or songs were sung between . SAS ...... " .... the dances and everyone was ex- 600 Main Street ElL DORADO, ARK. peered ~o contribute to the gen'eral Telephone 184 fun. There were few amusements JONESBORO, ARKANSAS in those days and all men were ex- pected to contribute their talents to the common fund of amusement. An ~ " " " ' ..iiiiii / verse: " ORGANIZED 1891 1]}]~ Le~ no man come into the hall, I t Groom, page nor yet marshall, CROSS COUNTY BANK I Compliments of But tha same s 0rt he bring witha Ga Co. For now is the time of Christmas! WYNNE, ARK. I . I M Another verse condemns the de- , i Lmcoln-Ford-Fordson B~$0~ L~ ~ER faulter to the stocks "if he say he cannaught do." 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