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GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 22, 1923 %'') / NORTH LITTLE ROCK 5'A. F'atrick's Parish Sunday Masses at 8 and :tO o'clock. Weekday Mass at 7 o'clock. Sunday evenings at 7:45--Rosary and Benediction. First Friday--lVIass at 8 o'clock, with Sacred Heart Devotions in the ' Society dvring life, each member is! ass'_.;eP ff a Holy *ias after death. A check for ten dollars has been turned over to tim sacristan, Sister M. Benignus, to be used for holiday dec- orations etc., for the sanctuary. Pastor Congratulates The meeting of ,St. Agnes Auxiliary was presided over by the "chairman, Mrs. J. Thinne,,. Only the most nee- Catholic Boys Brig.ade. The winning team of the football series, captained by Aloysius Bauer, was entertained with a banque last Sanday night by the losing team, caplained by William Mathias. The Lrigade is now working on a play to be given during the Christmas holt-' days, to defray the expenses in reno- vating their new club rooms. evening at 7:45. e..sary b:.-hmss was considered, the Confession hours on Saturdays and minutes ,f the previous meeting and the eves of all holydays and First other unfhvsl:ed matters being ear- Fridays: 4 to 6 and 7:30 p, m. rie( ovcl ,o Jan. 2nd, when the la- ,, , , nouncemcnts ior Chitmas Day. \\;\e ' filled by the appointment o . . Jng to ]tolv Com.:rank..: at O,.. La:,. archbishop The new I - - . .... I or Good Coaiw:] ,.:a:tct. the .., n"r: who is 57 y,:,a. old, is a =- Sunday in Januvry, inst:,qd of di can(mist. HELF00h COUNCIL month. Ar,hbi00i,0, Amou'':ements who died September 29, Was Rev. Fathers Fletcher and Fc]d- casion for a great deniers Judge E J. Kerwin, Master of the kamp, President and Treasurer of the love of persons of all Fourth Degree, Visits the Helena Little Rock College, respectively, him. lIore than one Inquiry class on Monday evenings dies will he d a regular business at 7:45, for those interested ira Catho- meeting at St. Joseph's Academy, at olie doctrine and practices. Sypress and East Seventh street. Rectory phone: 4-5075. Midnight lass--Christmas the ladies on their success in reaching Christmas will be ushered in at St. the $800 goal--plus $24.00 interest. Patrick's church, with the celebration The amount had been paid at inter- o a High Mass at midnight. Recent'l vals during the year, thereby greatly renovation of the sanctuary, with the ] reducing the interest. A motion was placing of new statuary and the ac- carried to donate ten dollars towards quisition of sanctuary furnishings, the metal flagstaff, recently erected have prepared the way for a most Parish Items Council. Very Rev. Dean Jos. Froitzheim, I Festival and Dance to be hehl umie. Pocahontas, and Rev. A. G. Haering- Helena, Dec. 17.---The meeting of the auspices of the College at Our er,, Engelberg, were callers at the the Helena Council was called to or- La y of Good Counsel Hall, Wednes- ectory last week. tier by Deputy Grand Knight Fitzpat- day and Thursday evenings of this joyful ceremony of the great feast 0f the Birth of Our Lord. The grand work of the Altar Society will be manifest in the new decorations and furnishings on the Academy grounds. The total expense for same is about thirty dol- lars, a considerable portion of. this mnount having been already covered by individual contributions. Bey W. J. TynincPine Bluff, stop- which time otficers for the ensuing I pea off at Jonesboro on his return year will be elected. Rev. Father Gal- from a K. of C. initiation in Memphis. lagher took occasion to congratulate} William Mason has returned home to spend the holidays. i Vergil Willett, the son of Mr. and .'rs. D. E. Willett, of Jonesboro, was seriously injured in an auto accident i last week in Memphis. He.has, how- I ever, an even chance for recovery. [ The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Thts. Dandelet died last week, and was buried in the Catholic cemetery. John Underhi]] has returned home after a three year service in the U. S. navy. Howard ttofmann, Pocahontas, with Members of the Young Ladies So- his mother, ix visiting friends. rick, G K. Landree being absent from week. A r(1 party and bazaar c,h the city After the prayer was offered the Deputy Grand Knight postponed the regular order of business to enable Judge Kerwin to deliver his address and take the night train. Judge Kerwin talked about twenty minutes on the beauties of the Fourth Degree and urged upon all eligible members of the Third to advance to the Fourth. He stated that for the benefit of some who would not be eligible until June, he would very like- ly hold the initiation on Independence Day in:tead of Washington's birthday as formerly intended. After taking a few applications, Devotional Crib One of the Christmas attractions for our parishioners, will be the erec- tion of a beautiful crib, where will be depicted the scene of Bethlehem on the first Christmas. This crib is the artistic work of the Daprato Com- pany, Chicago, and will surely be a devotional corner of the 'church, es- pecially for the children, where they can look in upon the Christ-Child in His manger of poverty and humility., Children's Santa Claus I On Friday, Dee. 21, before the [ Christmas vacation begins, Santa made short talk,; on the Mi(1-Seaso and persons from Moravia and Slovakia from the lowliest were present ceremonies in Ohnutz and tad where the be buried. Wednesday evening and a chicken supper and (lance on Thursday even- Archbishop Stojan saw ing. All the receipts will go to the vice in public life, college. Another announcement was tinuously since 1896, that a Watch Party will be given at under the Republic of Our- Lady of Good Counsel Hall on ka as a member of th.; Dec. 31; a card party and a dance llc was foa.lder with will be tlle main attractions. This 5Lr, signor Sramek o h0 party will be hehl under the auspices of the Good Counsel Entertainmen, Committee. GOOD COUNSEL CHURCH Christmas Day Program The Christmas festivity will begin on Christmas morning at 6:30, with arty. It was Monsignor to work for t'u.', union of Savs with the Holy See, n qrganized :, unionist .Velebrad, well known as Saints Cyril and MethodUS' tbishop also founded a treats for priests and called "Stojanov," and has St. Agnes altar boys, surprised Raymond Christian, one of their num- ber, by assembling at the Christian home on Gann street, on Dec. 13th, which was Raymond's thirteenth birthday. The evening was pleasantly spent in games and other ainu-e- meats, not the least enjoyable par; of the celebration being the good things provided for the guests before they They will then be free from school until V/ednesday, Jan. 2. Masses on Christmas The Midnight 1Class will be the only High Mass on Christmas. Two other Messes will be celebrated as Low asses, one at 7 o'clock and the last Mass at 9 o'clock, followed by Bene- diction of the Ilessed Sacrament. Confessions Confessions ,ill be heard on Mon- day, Christmas Eve, frOm 4 to 6 and dality are selling guesses on a large doll at ten cents a guess. The doll will be disposed of during the holt- ST. VINCENT days. AFtar Boys Happy I On Dec 7-8 and 9 we had our For- i ty Hours Devotion in which all mere- Claus will visit St. Patrick's school[ departed for their homes, and be the given of Christmas cheer I W.J. Gallagher, veteran traveling ml presents to the pupils. Old Santa salesman, came in from his southern will come by invitation of the ladies trip Thursday to spend the holidays of the School Welfare Association.' with homefolk. Harry Gallagher, Mr. Gallagher's youngest son, will also join the family circle during the Christmas vacation. Miss Mary Driscoil came down from Stapp, Ark., where she is em- ployed as bookkeeper for a large lum- ber company, and spent Sunday with homefolks in Mena. Edward Connell, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs J. A. Connell, is recov- ering from a broken wist, which he sustained recently while cranking a I bers of the congregation took part. School children as well as grown-up the Seminary. This communication people were present at their appoint- was followed by a short talk from ed hours to pay homage to our Bless- I the State Deputy, explaining why this ed Saviour, exposed on the throne of i resolution should be adopted. It was His love and mercy and at the same t .Vd to consider  resolution at ime to ask of Our Dear Lord many i either meeting in Jaxmary to be d- favors and graces for themselves, for cided by the Grand Knight who wod their dearly beloved departed rela- issue letters of notice to all mem- tives and friends and .for the poor bars. souls in general. from 7 to 9 o clock. Young People to Entertain The St. Pataick's Young People's club will entertain its members and Judge Kerwin departed for his home a procession to the beautifully erected 200 well fitted rooms. in Pine Bluff. crib, during which the choir will chant] The late archbishop Proceeding with the regular order I the Christmas hymns. Following the t during the last thirty l of business, the Deputy Grand Knight I short visit {o the Crib and prayers to i grimages to Velebrad read a communication from the State I the Infant, High Mass will be cele- places of veneration of Deputy recommending the adoption of brated by Father Wernke, who will the holy postles of the the resolution for a $5.000 Burse for also deliver the Xmas sermon at all there were held many ed assemblies of the three Masses. I Th second Mass, a Low Mass. will of Moravia, students, be at 8:30. youth, and agriculturists' The third, a High Mass, will be at[ 10:30, followed by the Benediction of ARCHBISHOP CURLIg the Blessed Sacrament, concluding the[ " PREACHES AT day's festivity with the "Holy Godl MASS FOR We Praise Thy Name." Comessions will he heard Monday (By N. C. W C I Voted; that Commemorative Ser- afternoon and evening from 3 to 6, Baltimore, Dee. Nearly the whole congregation vice8 would be held at the Council 7 to 9:30. services for Judge, N. went to confession and Holy Commu-I room on Sunday, Dec. 30th, at 3:00 / Christmas Entertainment !who died suddenly nion in these days and all seem to do P' m. J On Tuesday afternoon the shool wero hol, ,, T, odav their utmost best to gain the "-lenar,, leported that Bro. J. L. Trouy was ] children rendered a Chi'islmas pro-I ...... .. x z ..... " ' " , op turiey an(I ol;ner tli indulgence of the Forty Hours Devo- sermusly rock: The Fro. Secy. was m- / gr/am and entetmned their parents I church in attendance trim , structed to send flowers to Bro! and friends. Due to the repair work l ....... " was a tru:ee o me Surely it is edifying to see these Trouy. The Deputy Grand Knight .on the old class rooms, the children! ....... I mty an( nau a:en an people in humble position., kneeling,el announced that ll members would be were dismissed earlie for their Cathohc ' acvmes'" "' of the 'or hours before the Blessed Sacra- expected to receive Holy Communion Christmas holidays. The Christmas , " "' "  ' in ..... ,zor many years e ment, forgetting their surrouding, a body at Christmas Mdmght program gven by the children was l__ " _. solely conversing, with their Divine Mass. enjoyed by all present, and great l Maryland's eminent jrw: Master, the Dispenser of all heavenly There being no further busipess the credit is (luthe Sisters for givin us[ Judge Burke was born 1 o races  meeting adjourned with prayer such a tr--* ,,, ,, ......... ,a,', I'ton in 1854, lais family People wsited the church not only After the program, Santa Claus made [ Baltmmre a year later. balky Ford. at their appointed adoration hours,, Miss Mary Robert, who has been ibut many'of them came to see our visiting for everal monthswith her I Lord three or four timesa day. High uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. M. Mar- praise deserve above all the good Sis- UTrLE ROCK COUNCIL OFFICIAL NOTES friends at the P lish Hall, 14th and Orange St., 5 hursday eve, Dec. 27. Church Supplies Rev. Yr IJeermott has purchased some Prayer 1,ooks, Rosary Beads, etc. for both chi?de and grown-ups, and they are on sale every Sunday before and aSter both Masses in the school hall. Anyone in need of these arti- cles can find them here. Pernals Miss Margaret Mary McKiermen, who is attending St. aMry of the Woods, Terra Haute, Ind., has return-I ed home to spend the holidays with l:er parents, Mrs. Win. McKiermen, 121 West 4th St. his appearance, and spoke to a num- Calvert College, and t. ber of little ones, who were eager to lege, Emmitsburg, later 1 get a glance at him. After making for admission to the his rounds, Santa gave candy, nuts retired from the tiny, at Memphis, Tenn., has returned home for the Christmas Holidays. Miss Margaret Callahan, book- keeper for the Duke-Magruder D. G. Co., was called upon recently to act as special stenographer in the chan- cery court. Miss Callahan is well fit- ted to handle work of this kJnd, hav- ing spent several years with a promi- nent law firm in Mena. Tff00h00K00A Providence Notes Last week the Willing Workers held their regular meeting in the class- Mr and Mrs John Hempling of room. A program wl given by four Detroit, Mich., ure spending the boll- of the members, Louis Graves, violin; days at their home, 507 Main St. Charles Smith, violin; Margaret Mur- Mrs. Win. McKiermen entertained phy, reading; Mary Moore, reading. the Ad Libitum Bridge Club Wednes- The Ever Ready club also had their 3ay afternoon at her home 121 West I meeting. "th. The house was beautifully dec- Leah Hyatt, a member of the elev- orated in the lohday sdheme, enth grade, is efficiently directing the Death of Sclmol Boy enrollment of the school in the Red Frank Ruthkowski, aged ll. a ph-[ Crss" pil of St. Patrick s school, died last t Father Strassner of Jonesboro vis- YI0nday at st. Vincent's Infirmarycited Texarkana last week. His many i The funeral was held Wednesdayl friends were glad to see him and hope I morning at 9 o'clock with a Requiem he will come more often. [ Mass celebrated by Father ' McDer-t On Holy Name Sunday the Junior] mott. The several classes of the'Holy Name boys sang in the choir, school attended .the Mass and offered their prayers for their deceased com- panion. The body was buried in Calvary cemetery with final prayers by Farther McDermott. The pallbearers were: Adam Wa. lack, Joe Barren, Gee. Wajoski, John Engster, Joe Daparella and Frank Lucus. MENA j Who, When, Where The ladies of St. Agnes Aumli,vy rC the Altar Society , held  loan; meeting in the rear of the church after 8:30 Mass, on the third Sunday] of the month, which was well attend- ed. Mrs. R. H. Nall, president of the Altar Society, urged the ladies pres- ent who had not yet been nrolled, to start the New Year Well by becoming members. The good work being ac' eomplishee by the Society in Slapply-{ ing necessary means for the l)ropert maintenance 0f'the altar, is a work I and well deserved the praise they re-  ceived for their beautiful singing. Monthly Tests are approaching ad everyone is working hard to merit the honor of being on the honor roll. } The Christmas spirit is reigning everywhere. The higher grades are practicing their Christmas hymns for the annual carroling. Every year the i pupils of different schools go carrol- ing on Christmas eve and donate the money they collect to the poor of the[ city. JO00SnORO I ters not only for decorating the altars Regular Meeting and the church and putting the edi- Little Rock Council held its regular rice in its solemn Holyday attire, but monthly meeting last Tuesday .night also for their endeavor to drill the at" the Club Rooms, 609 Scott street, school children and so enabling them at eight o'clock. Several things of to sing so many beautiful songs fit-limp rtance wre discussed and the ring for that occasion. Exposition lHouse Committee will report at the Mass started Friday, the 7th at 10 next meeting, which will be January o'clock, and closing hour Sunday even-1 8th instead of Jan. 1, due to that tng at 5 o'clock, with Te Deum Laud- being New Year's Day, the meeting sinus. I was postponed to the week following. Our school is progressing nicely--] The report will be concerning the over one hundred children are daily ih adding onto the back of the club charge of three Benedictine Sisters, l rooms. many more scholars are likely to. Communications " come next month. ] A letter was received from Our Worthy State Deputy A. P. Coolidge of Helena, Ark., wishing this Council C. K. OF A. NEWS 1 a very Merry Christmas and a Happy St. Edwards Branch No. 79, Little New Year. Alsoa letter from the R .........  Secretary of the Ladie Board of the oct, nela s regular meeang on l t He " " 'P1i',,,.o,l, ro,, +, n,u+ .... ,,--I tAy Spltal thanking this Council was opened with prayer by President for the tm eft o  tables at the ...... ' ' ,, . recent Card Party given by them at ti. t'. l.orasmeler. ix apptlca+lonsl ....... the 15ms tJluo were presented and declared eligible I  .. " for membership. The simple form '0f, eam of lrother James A. Gray A large delegation of brother iniation and obligation was taken by[ " ....... --- ,-,,: .....  ....  knights of this Council met at the for the next year were as follows: Club rooms last  Wednesday nighf, Dee 12, and went to the home o our Spmtual Dxreetor--Rev. Eugene " Knof,, O. S.B. re.spected Brother James A. Gray and President---Gi P. Kordsmeier. said the Rosary. Father McDermott, Vice President,--T. J. Arnold. our chaplin, said the Rosary and was and oranges to the children The hall I was decorated for the occ??ion, and a I large cedar tree with man Christmas trimmings added to the festivity The I hall will remain decorated throughout I the Christmas season, when other en-[ tertainments will be given. The program as given included the following cast: Mary Helen Page. Song by the little ones, Mary Bowen, Genevieve Wood; chbrus, Mary Elizabeth Scherer, Wy- nona Epps, Catherine Connolly. A Herald of Joy Playlet) Characters: Sara Grace Scherer, president of Mount St. Mary Helen Page, Catherine.Murphy,! Virginia Bartley, Margaret Thinnes] Clara Thinnes, Mary Straochota, Del- I ta Summers, Geneva Collins. Stars Margaret Misner, Catherine Mis- ner, Dorothy Casey, Melrose Austin, Mary E. Kelly, Merle Cile, Genevieve Mernh, Louise Strachota, Louise Han- sli, Elizabeth Seiber, Wilhelmina Ma- honey, Johanna Seiber, Elizabeth Hampel,, Emma Sluyter, Margaret Mullin, Anna Marie Gerke. SeeretaryA. J. Hepp. answered by the Knights. Brother Treasurer---J. W. Snyder. James A. Gray was a charter member Eseort--Ed Kleuser. , of this Couneil the first territorial GuardLeo Hinze. deputy for the State of Arkansas, and Trustee, 3 years---Mrs. Veronica past Grand Knight. This, Comeil Rohlman. [mourns the loss of such a vluable Gerke, Mary Collins, Mary L. Sluy- After close of the meeting the en- man to this Order and his absence will ter, Marjorie Mullin, Ida Hansli, tertainment committee served sand- be -eenly felt. wiches and drinks. The following officers were elected for St. Andrews Branch No. 994 Con- way: Spiritual Director--Rev. Peter Zell, C. S. S.P. Children ..Lois Beadle, Margaret Coyne,' SeN' ma Roberts, Lillian Summers, Lillian not from public life, to the commission to for reorganizing the ment by Governor Ritehi ter. At the time of his counsel to the public sion. A widow, two sS daughters survive. Archbishop funeral Mass and men. He was han/ rector of the ty; Msgr. George rector; and Msgr. and several priests. CHOICE OF AS CONVENTION PLEASING (By N. C. W.-'. Ne'S Cleveland, Dec. many expressions Cleveland had been city for the next convention was voiced bY ...... Snowflakes: Josephine Ginn, seph Schrembs, who Marie Howe, Milred Donnelly, Kath- I "I am highly pleased. '" I leen 1 m ey, Helen Allen, Florence of this city is a Hansli, Juanita Swaim, Julia Pauli,,cause it shows the Annay May Strachota, Wilma Kauf- Cleveland as a great man, Cecelia Kaufman, Dolores Dil- and also it will focus lingham, Marie DilUngham. i  " upon this c y. Speaking of the probable tions of the convention the Resolutions ] Mary E. Mahoney, Mary Bowen, Mary "Elizabeth Paulette. lhe following resolutions were read Watch Party New Year's Eve a file meeting; Brother Baeder Bus- A Watch Party will be given by the by ead the resolution on the death of I Good Counsel Entertainment Commit- Brcther James A. Gray. Brother H, I tee New Year's Eve. The Committee man Lensmg read th e resoluvion M I have arranged entertainment for Catholic Social Club The regular meeting of the Catholic Social Club on last Monday night was devoted to initiating seven candidates into the club. The new members are said: "Perhaps we are face one of the most gatherings in the history try. The readjustment ter the World War is being accomplished months remaining of tional administration but little PresidentCassimer Dussex. Vice President--J. J. Hiegel. Recording SecretaryPeter Hiegel. Financial SecretaryFred Nahlen. TreasurerPeter Hiegel. thanks that Our Grand Knight asked young and oht. A dance will be given quently the attention to be drawn last meeting, to be sent in the hall, and a card party will be iz going to be focused to the Honorable Johu M. Gracie, to given at the same tim% in the new ing convention which sn,w our appreciation for the be,uti- annex. It will be a regular family the most important ever ful Club Room Suite; and many col- gathering, and a good evening of en- "In view of this it that ahoul appeal to all, Mrs, Nall I Christmas tree celebration this Sun- is at Stuttgart this week in the inter- I Christmas, our t.:aplin, Fati,c 5It- said, and sside from the benefits to day night. The club is also conduct-  est of the C. K. of A., and expects to Dermott, thought it wise that all bederived from affiliation with thn ing a candy sale this Saturday I organize a branch there. I members shouht ,ttend in" the:r re- spective churches to get all !be an- GuardM. M. Hiegel. umes of books that he gave this joyment is assured by the entertain- bring home to ourselves Esorb--Joe Thessing. Covncil in honor of kis son, Asa Cra- ment committee. We welcome our ohl Trustee, 3 yearsMaurlce Moix. I eie a departed bother of I,;tde time friends, and heartily invite all bePrtproudf thisof thefaCthonOr in State Secretary and Organizer Jos. Rock Council to be present, as the convention city John Silaz," Carol French, Thomas ft. DeClerk will visit all the branches Communion Smday t citizens without English, Otis Willett, Joe Willet, Era- during January for the initiation of The regular monthly Communion ma Riney and Mazie Off. The final  officers. The installation will be pub- Sunday ,which would be next:Sun:ay. MSGR. PRECAN, NAMED  affiliation are highly preparations for the Christmas pro- 1 lic, and all members of the congrega- has been postponed to the ;f0ur Sun, AS B|.SH()P OF OLMUTZ, , fact." In Januar , , gram at the Poor Farm were made, tion are invited to attend, i day ' " ":" '' ';'" .. Y, due to,tiitet .ha'  NOTABLE CANONIST which will consist of a program and I Supreme Organizer Jos. H. DeClerk this Sunday is the ,me P'i'a.. ,o (By N. C. W. C. News Service) I Let Charity, issue n gool Prague, Dec. 4.The See of el-. Let us be foremost in mutz,, made vacant by the death of hte World. Archbishop Anton Stojan, has been