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I! , THE GUARDIAN. DECEMBER 17. 1943 . ....... ,, PAGE SEVEN i]i. _ " Knights of America. Father Mar- Midni=ht M- At .€, M-rv'. a+..nrin. Hob, Souls School r-,. . . !1] Arkansas State quette was one of the first Jesuit  ........ , , ..... 1-- . _ a --- -- | |,r4bw- n,-J.r..P-=Pl. :]{ .._ Priests to enter the territory of Presents lJl|:lllJ| I"||I|IJU||II |:| Councd Arkansas, having discovered the .... i!], Mississippi River in 1673 and Chmstmas Program / . .  -. .-. m floated down the same to a Qua- Little Rock.--The annuaIChrist- rlstmas ,˘Achvifles Roy. Alphonse Mueller. O.S.B., spiritual director, Charleston T. J. Arnold, president Park Hill. No. Little Rock G. H. Kenkel. xcretary. Brinklsy Leo Hammer, treasurer, Ft. Smith J. J. Duerr, 1st vice-president, i Charleston Mrs Mary Burke, 2nd vice-preeldent Pocahontas :Victor Kordemeier, 3rd vice-president, Morvfltou The Guardian December 3rd issue was replete with the history of the Little Rock Diocese, giving the life history of all three of the of the Diocese and also valuable information about Catholic Church history DeSoto to date. One of the was the erection of a Mere- to Father Marquette at Arkansas, by the Catholic paw Indian village on the Ark- ansas shore about 25 miles above the confluence of same with the :Arkansas river. The most Rev- erend Bishop John B. Morris, D.D., blessed and dedicated this Father Marquette Memorial several years ago and the late Supreme Presi- dent, Dr. Felix Gaudin, K.S.G., and the late Supreme Vice-presi- dent, Edward Krebs and Mr. George H. Steimel than State President, made addresses and presented the Memorial to the city of Helena. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Lewis and family have moved to Upper Hap- py Valley, Lafayette, California, where Mr. Lewis is District Su- pervisor of the service men of the Safeway Stores. Their son, Richard Edgar Lewis, has been a member of Little Rock Branch No. 79 for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Bopp left for Grenada, Miss., where Carl is in Headquarters Battery of the No. 356th F. A. Battalion. Carl had been home on furlough for two weeks. Both Carl and Kath- ryn are long time members of Branch No. 79 Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Porbeck suffered the irreparable loss of their youngest daughter, Patricia Jeanette Porbeck, who died at _ MALCO THEATRES, Inc M.A.L:2plhis,NlATlennPfesldent M. NS: M]bii]C?e RoRD:eerArek?rY Paramount "k State "k Central Victory "k Roxy Theatres GUY B. SNOW, City Manager HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS i VAUGHAN HARDWARE CO. Phone 74 S10 Ouachlta Avenue HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS MARTIN'S RECREATION CENTER Martin Wetover, Prop. 831 Central Avenue • Very Best of Food Served Beer and Soft Drinks ;'i Hot SprmH National Park, Arkansas I mas program of Holy Souls' School The first St. Mary's was a small frame church build about 1870 by Father McGowan. A red brick St. Mary's was built in 1887, and the present Church dedicated in 1924. Midnight Mass will be held here as well as in the other churches of the diocese. their home Sunday morning. She is survived by her parents, a sis- ter, Mrs. James H. Larrison, a brother, Frank, Jr., her grand- parents, Mrs. Mary Porbeck and Mrs. Gertrude Kollrus. Mr. Frank Porbeck and Mrs. Mary Porbeck are long time members of Branch No. 79, Little Rock. C.K. of A., officers and members extend their sympathy to the be- reaved family. THIRD DEGREE COUNCILS NEWS ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS Council 812 Meeting Night, Tuesday, Decem- Catholic ber 21st. This will be the last Business Women's meeting of the year, and every member should make an extra Club efort to attend. Brother Robert P. Dailey has Little Rock.Rev. Edward Ma- returned to his post of duty in loy, assistant rector of Good the Armed Service, after spend- Counsel Parish, was the guest ing a month at home, recuperat- speaker at the regular monthly ing from the effects of injuries re- meeting of the Catholic Business Women's Club held at the Freid- ceived while in the defense of his erica Itotel. Miss Louise Malar- Country. Robert has two other cher, chairman for the evening, in brothers in the Armed Service, presenting Father Maloy, stated Dalton and Franklin, both of that the good neighbor policy whom are members of this council. abroad and at home was the Grand Knight, Joseph A. Etoch, theme of this year's program and Helena Council 1770, of Helena, up until now our neighbors abroad Ark., was a pleasant visitor at the had been discussed, but this was Club Sunday. He was glad to see the first presentation of our so many of his brother Knights neighbors at home. while here, and extended a cordial Father Maloy ,brought out that invitation to all to visit Helena the first word hich came to the Council. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hoban minds of anyone at Christmas was Peace. Peace to men of good will was the entire theme of Christmas. In making our plans for Christmas we should bear in mind this peace which the Holy Day of Christmas brings to all the world. He referred to the Gospel of St. Luke and recommended the reading of this story of Christmas as told by the Mother of God. This brought out three main points--the census, which made it necessary for Joseph and Mary l to journey to Bethlehem, the Star which guided the wise men and the angel chorus from Heaven• Father Maloy brought out that for years our main thought at this season of the year was ex- pressing our affection to our friends by material gifts, when the real spirit of Christmas was the giving of ourselves. He im- pressed upon the group the im- )ortance of carrying out this policy of giving ourselves not only at Christmas and forgetting the oth- er 364 days of the year, but that we should let this spirit of peace which became the gift of gift of Catholic and Christians alike by the birth of our Savior• A spiritual bouquet was as- sembled and will be given to our counselor, Rev. Patrick Lynch, Season's Greetings NORTON HARDWARE & CHINA COMPANY China, Glass and Queensware, Stoves and Ranges Telephone 1894 837 Central Avenue Hot Springs Arkansas EXTENDING THE Sr., 215 Pearl Street, were greet- ed last week by the presence of their two sons from the Army Air Corps. Both sons are with the Air Transport Command, with rank of Lieutenant. Lt. Richard M., Jr., left Monday for St. Jo- seph, Me., where he will report to the Air Transport Command, First Operation Training Unit, Rosecran's Field. Lt. William F. Hoban, Pilot, Troop Transport Command, Army Air Force, left! Thursday, for Austin, Texas, for further instructions in his line of duty. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Hoban, in being able to give two sons to the defense of our Country. Mr. Hoban, is Com- mercial Agent of the Cotton Belt Railroad, and a member of Lit- tle Rock Council 812. who was at Atlanta because of the death of his father. Several matters of importance were discussed at the meeting in- cluding plans for the Christmas party which is to be held at the home of Mrs Robert Peters on Sunday, December 19. New members were voted into the club the secretary's and treasurer's re- ports were read and approved. Miss Mary Raley, president of the club presided. z:z Quebec Cultural Group Honors Montreal Prelate Montreal. (E)The Cercle Uni- versitaire, which is the cultural and social center of French  Canadians in Montreal, has elect- ed the Most Hey. Joseph Char- bonneau, Archbishop of Montreal and Chancellor of the University of Montreal, as an honorary mem- ber. The membership is 400. BILL SCHMIDT AUTO-PARTS & TIRE CO. will be presented Friday, Decem- :ber 17, at 8 p.m., at the parish hall on Ninth and Louisiana. The program, featuring a num- ber of seasonable songs, and plays, will be given by the following students: Thomas Keen, Patricia Berres, Mary Ruth Meuwly, Jac- quelyn Massery, Sidney Gibson, Lynn Renfroe, Frank Grahoski, Dick Clark, Bernard DeBosier, Carol Ann Gibson, Kathryn Meuwly, Sally Lee Bedford, Anne Hausen, Connie Brandon, Patsy Massery, Patty Forrest, .Olga Jo Simpson, James Kirchner, Don Creson, Dennis Lucy, Joe Roe, Guy Lang, Barry Findley, Thomas For- rest, Eugene Hausen, Philip Rit- tenhouse, Patrick Booth, Frances Ann Lucy and Henry Hamlin. Mrs. Pruniski Heads Hospitality Committee Little Rock.Mrs. John Pru- niski of St. Patrick's Church, North Little Rock, will serve as chairman of the Club Hospitality Committee at the use Club, oper- ated by the National Catholic Community Service at 112 East ;7th Street, on Sunday, December 19th. Assisting Mrs. Pruniski on her committee will be the following ladies: Mrs. J. R. Bauer, Miss Melba Jane Pruniski and Miss Rita Mary Pruniski. Members of the Junior Hostesses will assist with the serving. Coffee and rolls will be served at the breakfast around 9 o'clock and coffee and pie will be the feature of the afternoon refresh- ment hour. All are cordially in- vited to drop in the Club any time during th_e day.: Forty-Hours Devotion Held At Fayette00lle Fayetteville.High Mass, cele- brated by the pastor, the Hey. Charles McCauley, and solemn ,procession Sunday, December 5th, opened the Forty Hours Devotion fat St. Joseph's Church, Fayette- ! ville. Sermon at the evening services Sunday was preached by the Hey. L. H. Schaefer, of St. Joseph's Church, Tontitown. The Hey. Louis V. Stemac, St. Elizabeth's Church, Eureka Springs, gave the sermon Monday evening. Tuesday evening, December 7th, the pastor, Father McCauley, brought the devotion to a close. Oscar's BAKERY * Delicious Cakes -- Pies  Pastries • V Little Rock.The use Club at 112 East 7th Street, operated by the National Catholic Community Service, has planned a wonderful week of Christmas activities for the boys and girls in the armed forces of the United States. The staff and volunteer workers of the Clut) have worked hard under the supervision of Mr. Wm. E. Naphen, director, Mrs. Betty Messner, assistant, and Miss Ger- trude Walter, chairman of the month of December• The Christmas program starts on Monday night, December 20th with a Decorating Party begin- ning at 8:00 p.m., at the Club. At this gathering, everyone will get a chance to help trim the tree, hanging ornaments as they did at home. Refreshments will be served and a good time is in store for all. Wednesday night, December 22, a Christmas formal will be held beginning at 8:00 o'clock. An or- chestra will be on hand to fur- nish plenty of "waltzes and live" for all. • NCCS.JSO Club will be an added feature of the late evening. Closing the week of festivities and beginning the New Year of 1944, a formal dance will be held at the Club on Friday night, Jan- uary 31st. Tonight at 8:00 o'clock the Quartermaster Corps of the 66th Division at Camp Robinson are sponsoring a party at the Club. A score of Junior Hotesses have been invited to share the party. American Priest Joins Vatican Information Bureau St. Columbans. 00The services of the Rev. Joseph Flynn of St. Columban's Mission Society have been requested by the Vatican In- formation Bureau for Prisoners of War, according to a late message received here. The huge task of assembling and distributing information about prisoners of war to their anxious relatives at home is the service spontaneously initiated by the Vatican Information Bureau. This Bureau requires a considerable A Surprise Party is in store for personnel and it is to this work that all the boys and girls for Christ- Father Flynn, who was in Rome mas Eve starting at 8:00 p.m. Re- when the war began doing a post- freshments will be served and graduate course in Canon Law, is the party will proceed until late now assigned. evening when it will disburse for Midnight Night. , ' ' ' _, Christmas Day, December 25th, I C.mnlv]] K,l|,i4, [ i will be an enjoyable One for all. II " -'"-"""''a I A program under the direction of I  Colvert I Miss Joan Heyburn will be pre-I[ INSURANCE OF ALL KINDS ] sented in the early afternoon. A I| : ......... | buffet supper will be served from l Aema FloOr wallace lGg. I 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., from whence I[ Phone 4-05:$5 l dancing will begin. An orchestra' III IIII r " "' II MERRY CHRISTMAS / LUKE J. READER i WHOLESALE FRUITS & VEGET | Ph. 863-864 Corner Grand & Valley / n HOT SPRINGS. 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