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Nothing could be more tasty for] espeIs wd be sung m the Catl,eNotice ! Christmas candies than the old South- I Alvis Johnson, Mrs. George and Mrs. dral on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, NO ISSUE OF THE GUARD- Harry H. Ellis. IAN NEXT WEEK Kn'-:ghts of Columbus--Meetings First and Third Tuesdays of each month at K. C. Hall, 609 Scott Street. In llne with our usual custom, the management has nnounc- ed that there will be no issue f THE GUARDIAN next week, ecember 30th, as Christmas alls on Monday and this would ake it untimely for the de- dellvevy of The GUARDIAN on the usual schedule,__ We shall earry over to the following li;Week, J'anuary 6th, a complete eort of Christmas happen- D/flags... Correspondents are kind- ]]y requested to send in their ']:Copy as soon after Christmas flat possible. All copy for the Week of January 6th must be in ,this office by noon Tuesday,  January 2nd. : 'y! Bride-elect Honored Maude Kidd enter,,ained with shower and bridge at her home on North Lo'okout sue complimenting Miss Rose- Durst, bride-elect of the month. and yellow chrysanthemums to used in the rooms. Prizes at lFge were won by Mrs. Matt Durst : Miss Gladys Hample. A salad :te was served by the hostess as- by Mrs. Dalhoff and Mrs. Bar- t Durst-Ray Ihe wedding of Miss Rosemary st and R. C. Ray, J'r., to'ok place , o'clock Saturday afternoon, De- !ber 16, at the rectory of St. An- ,lW's cathedral, with the Rt. Rev. !signor James P. Moran officiat- !. The ceremony was performed !he presence of the immediate fam- L and a few close friends. During ceremony, Miss Irene Wilson soft. dayed "Venetian Love Song" and ibestraum." The bride wore an -nble .of Puree green crepe, with vn .accessories and her corsage i of gardenias. Miss Katherine or, the bride's only attendant, ie: gold crepe with accessories of and a Corsage of Souvenir es. Harry Ray served his brother 'l'.n. Mrs. Ray, the daughter 'Mrs. Matthew David Durst, is a acuste of Mt St Mary's Academy, d the groom, the son of Mr. and ira. R. C. Ray of Benton, is connect- IWith the Albert Pike hotel. After Ceremony the couple left for a f wedding trip and upon their irn will be .at home at the Albert i hotel. I McClendon-Welch, e wedding .of Miss Margaret Mc- Bdon, niece of M. J. M. McClen- and the late Judge McClendon of : Springs, and Judge E. C. Welch la, Fla. The bride, a graduate t. J'oseph's ,School for Nurses, did graduate work at the Charity Tital in New Orleans and had serv-i iith the Red ,Cross during the I :iltlcl .war. Thre groom has served !,nty judge and county attorney! ranna, Fla., where, the couple: ])e at home. ! ;i0000ter00ain. at O00en House. EL and Mrs. George F. Porbeek 4Pen house Thursday evening in of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Ray, Jr.,  rnarriage was an event of Sat- . afternoon. About 50 guests :throughout the even.ing. Mrs. ' lk .Cherry and Mrs. F. H. See- D,served from a beautifully ap- .:d table covered with a Maderia i::centered with a lovely bowl of ce roses and pink lighted tap- Party for Bride-Elect  lIary Elizabeth Sheppard was a at a delightful shower h'on- i. ltilss Rosemary Durst, bride-  Five tables were, placed for e nd the rooms were gaily dec- s  With chrysanthemums and hol-I iiss Aleen Robinson a l won ][Y Prize for high score and Mrs. [ Johnson was awardedh:h: :iut] The honoree was t e 'p-] , Ze4slar, to the following Misses Mary Bailey, Molly ', Pearl Pattee, Mable Biddle, Louise Bailey, Aleen Rob- folly Johnston, Lydia Ann Mary Harper, Billie Smith, SWope Helen Kratz, Mrs. Mrs. Jack Brooks, Mrs. Hostess at ridge Mrs. R. C. Ray, Jr., a bride of Sat- urday was honorce at a bridge party given by Mrs. Kay T. Lange at her home. The ro'oms were beautifully decorated with fall flowers. At bridge high sc'ore prizes were won by Mrs. Eloise Dalhoff and Miss Kay Neser, and the honoree was presented with a lovely gift. Those present other than he hostess and honoree were: Misses Mary Baily, Mary Elizabeth Sheppard, Kay Neser, Maude Kidd Irene Wils'on, Mrs. P. G." Brown, Mrs. Gee. Hart III, Mrs. W. A. West Mrs. Louis McCarthy, Mrs. Carl Rosenblat, Mrs. R. Lee Harvill, and Mrs. Eloise Dalhoff. Bride-Elect Complimented Miss Kay Neser entertained at bridge and a lingerie shower in honor of Mrs. R. C. Ray, Jr., wh'ose mar- riage took place Saturday after. noon. The rooms were bright with yc.llow dhrysanthemums ]ani othr t fall flowers. The high sc'ore prize was: won by Miss Katherine Eichoff and the cut prize went to Miss Dorothy Severson. Refreshments were served in the dining room. The hostess was assisted by her re'other and Mrs. Henry C. Neser. Miss Maude French, a sophomore at Washington University, .St. Louis, arrived home Tuesday to spend Christmas with her sister, Mrs. Jay W. Hill and family, with whom she makes her home. The regular monthly meeting of the Cathedral Aid Society will be held on Monday afternoon, January 1, in the Cathedral School parlors, 503 East 6th Street. All members are urged to attend. The Good Counsel P. T. A. metFri- day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of the President, Mrs. R. E. Mc- Farland. The meeting was opened with prayer. The minutes of the No- vember meeting were read by the Secretary, and the treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Metrailer. Mrs. Muller turned in $11.90 from the school lunchroom and she agreed to continued the luncheon for the ext month. Mrs. Marvin Page handed in $6.00 from the December pot-luck and card party. Mrs. Miremont was. appointed chairman for the January potluck and card party which will be held in the school auditorium on January 3rd. She will be assisted by Mrs. Leiper, Mrs. Hilpert, Mrs. Mur- phy and Mrs. Gee. Hum. This monthly affair is always held on the first Monday of every month but on account of New Year's Day falling in the first Mondap of January, it was necesssary to change the date. Mrs. A. B]ugnone, Chairman of the tango party held on November 28th to raise funds for the school chidren's Christmas tree reported she made $14.06 and she was asked to purchase the necessary articles for the tree which will ,be on Wednesday after- noon at 2 o'clock in the auditorium. The meeting adjourned with prayer. Refreshments were served by Mrs. McFarland assisted by Mrs. Mire- mont. Salno-Zanone The marriage of Miss Clara Saino and Enrico Zanone, both of Memphis, was solemnized Monday morning, De- cember 18, at St. Andrew's Cathedral with Very Rev. Msgr. James P. Moran reading the nuptial Mass. The bride wore a frock of rust crepe with har- monizing accessories and her shoulder corsage was of gardenias. Miss Eliza- beth CassinelU, the bride's only at- tendant, was in black and white crepe with a houlder corsage of Sweet- heart roses. Andrew Casinelli serv- ed the groom as best man. Follow- ing the ceremony a wedding ,break- fast was served at Cassinelli's, and Monday afternoon an,informal recep- ;ion was held at the Capitol Hill Apartment with the ,groom's sister, Mrs. Arthur Thompson, as hostess. POSIMASTER GENERAL HEADS HOMEWARD London, Dec. 15.James Farley, postmaster-general of the United States, arrived .at Croydon airdrome today on a special airplane from Par- is. Farley said he intended to sail on the U. S. Manhattan Sunday for the United States and Christmas at home. following which, there will be a ser- mon on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass by the Rev. Thomas J. Prcnd- ergast. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament will bring the ser- vice to a conclusion. Confessions Confessions for Christmas will be heard in the Cathedral on Satrday, December 23rd, and again on the vigil of Christmas, Sunday, following the vesper service until 11:45 Christ- mas eve. No confessions on Christ- mas morning. At the Masses in the Cathedral on Sunday, December 17th the members of the Parish were urged to go to Confession on Satur- day, and to leave Sunday confessions for those who could not go on Satur- day. Christmas Day In addition to the Solemn Pontifical Mass, which will be celebrated promptly at midnight on Christina:; eve, by His Excellency, the Bishol:, Low Masses will be celebrated on Christmas morning at 6, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9, 9:30, and 10 A. M. New Years Day New Year's Day, the Feast of the Circumcision, is a Holy day of obliga- tion. Masses in the Cathedral on New Years at 6:30, 7:30, 9:30 and 12 noon. Benediction of the Most Bless- ed Sacrament immediately after the 9:3'0 Mass. No evening devotions. Holy Souls Chavel Mass will be celebrated in the Holy Souls Chapel on Christmas day at 7, 7:30 and 8 *A. M. Mass in this Chapel on New Years Day at 7:30 A. M. Mass is celebrated in this Chapel every Sunday morning at 8 o'clock with " Confessmns for one half hour before the Mass. Cathedral Aid Society The first meeting of the Cathedral Aid Society for the year 1934 will be held in the Cathedral School Par- lors on Monday, January 1st, New Years Day, at 3:15 P. M. Following the business meeting the installation of the newly elected Board of Offic- ers for the coming year will be had. Mrs. Paul Finley, the retiring Pre- sident, will .read her report, after which she will turn the gavel over to the incoming President, Mrs. Frank Steele. The officers of the Society who will assume their positions at this meeting, and who were elected at the annual meeting in December are" President, Mrs. Frank Steele; First Vice President, Mrs. M. J. Harrison; Second Vice President, Mrs. C. B. Amis; Third Vice President, Mrs. Paul Finley; Treasurer, Miss Flor- ence Cash; and Secretary ,Mrs. M. A. Biltz. The incoming President will name her committees at the January met- ing. The last meeting for the year 1933 of Circle No. 2, Mrs. M. J. Harris- son, Chairman, was held on Friday, December 15th, at the home of Mrs. A. V. Rogoski, 2114 Arch Street, with Mrs. F. J. Ginocchio, Jr., as hostess. The meeting was largely at' tended. Election of officers for the coming year was held at this meeting, and Mrs. J. L. Menton was selected as Chairman. Christmas Crib The beautiful Christmas Crib which represents a gift of the Cathedral and Holy Souls School chldren will be placed at the right hand of the main altar during the Christmas season. This crib which is made up of life size figures has always attracted a great deal of attention, and thousands of people of the city of Little Rock, Catholics and non-Catholics, have paid a visit to the crib fn the past few years. Cathedral School The Cathedral and Holy Souls Schdls will dismiss for the Christmas holidays on Wednesday, December 20th, at noon. Christmas Program A delightful Christmas program was presented by the pupils of the St. Andrew's Cathedral School in the ,Cathedral School Hall on Friday, De- cember 15th. The program was n- der the direction of Miss Helen O'Brien, teacher of dramatic art at the school, and was of more than usu- al merit, dna attracted a large atten- dance of parents and friends of the pupils. The programs is as follows: 1. The Rag DaWs Christmas Eve. CHARACTERS Rag DollGeraldine Breaux; Ted- dy Bear---Jackie O'Brien; Gobo Jack crn receps such as: Pecan Pralines. Stir constantly while cooking, two cupfuls of white sugar, half a cupful of brown sugar, one cupful of thin cream or top mill.:; add a large tea spoonful of butter when the boiling is high and loose, and a pinch of salt whe!n it is low and tight. Test till the sirup makes a soft ball when. a little is dropped in co!d watera ball barely workable be- tween the fingers, softer than for taffy, not even a firm soft 'ball. Then the panful is placed in a dish of cold water and chilled. When our finger plunged to the bottom finds practically no heat; we add a teaspoonful of vanilla and beat, it till light, fluffy, dry. Just after it ceases to be dark and siruplike, and gains the consistency of thick whipped cream, in go the nut meats, two cupfuls of pecan, goodies, at least followed by enough beating to make the .pralines stiff. They are shoved off the spoon in cones or mounds; or else tanen into the hands and molded into patties, with more nut meats pressed in on top. Cream .._Coconut Squares. This candy must be stirred "every minute while ,cooking. One flake of scorche,i milk ruins the whole flavor. We boil one and a half cupfuls of white sugar with half a cupful of white corn sirup and half a cupful of sweet milk, with never .any let-up to the stirring. When it foams up high, a small teaspoonful of butter goes in. Then it all cooks to a work- able finn-ball stage, the same as for Butterscotch Caramels, a ,ball that clicks a little .against the testing cup. The panful is chilled for two min- utes in a dish of .cold water, half a cupful or more of shredded coconut is added, and the same amount of hicko:y-nut or black walnut goodies, with half a teaspoonful of vanilla. It is beaten while still hot-- it beats thick swiftly, and must be scooped onto the buttered platter and cut at once. in the box---Joe Hopkins; Tin Sol- diersJ. C. Beck, R. Adkins, L. Gas- per, J. Hawkins; Girl Doll Jean Berg; Boy Doll--C'. K. Call; Japanese Doll Jean Stuart; Dutch Doll Isabell Finley; Spirit of Christmas--Mary J. Danner; FairiesNorma Massery, Mary Birnback; Irish DollPatricia Wrape; Scotch Doll --Zanie Peat; BellsM. Shrives, A. Stuart, M. Hop- kins; Hol]yA. Bddenberg, M. Eb- bing, L. Bergenham, P .Gilbert, D. Ahem, W. J. Kissinger, A. Hain, R. Binz; Ginger Bread Men--J. Woods, : B. Bzddenberg, S. Smith, Edward Beaver, Rolin L. Roling, J. Hain; Candy StcksB. Hammond, J. Man- gram, B. Oberle, J. Berk, F. Mar- i grave, L. Whitaker; Snow Flakes V. Ward, J. Taylor, P. Massery, M. A. McLennan, P. Stuart, A. Causey, R. A. Steele; Jumping JacksW. Durbin, H. Wiginton, G. Hudgens," E. Downing. 2. A Little Boy's Prayer For His Dog--Raymond Adklns. 3. The Indian l>rincessA Musical Playlet. Act I. Place Virginia Shore. Land- ing of John Smith and the English- Smith, Sir Henry Olney, and James Compton go to trade with the Indians for provisions. Act II. The Camp of Powhatan. The Braves and Papooses at play. Pocahontas to the rescue. The truce. John SmithJames McCarthy; Captain Jerry---James Madigan; Sir James ComptonBilly Gilmore; Sir -Ienry Olney--Junior Breaux; Sailor LadsB. Massery, Andrew Arnold, Madison Plummer, P. Blitz, J. Hart, W. Baldwin, C. Hudgens, E. Hoyt; English menH. Woods, P. Birn- bach, L. Morrison, J. McDonald, R. Brownin:g; PowhatanElia Zini; PocahontasM. tR. Anthamatten. Indian MaidsV. Lock, V. Lewis, D; M. Black, E. Nahlen, M. V. Steele F. Finley, M. A. Shrieves, L. Peat; L. Peitz, E. Whitfield; Squaws--J. Muller, I. Massa, M. McGuire; Scouts S. Dicosmo, T. Battisto; Braves A. Lynch, J. Woods:, R. Troillet, E. Massery; Pa:poosesN. Massery, J. Massery, M.J. Savory, Geraldine Breaux, J. Taylor, H. Wigginton, F. Battisto, M. Shrieves, J. J. Halley. 4. Skating DriUC. Hedges, F. Massa, R. Raley, F.. Only, J. Roling, N. Battisto, C. Durbin, G. Walker, J. and L. Buddenberg, D. M. Whit- ney, P. Schlatterer, Barbara Whita- ker, M. Durbin, M. A. Kellaher, M. Deiure. Directed by Miss Helen O' Brien. Directed by Hiss Helen I'Brien. Slgle Suggeations NEW YORK.--The woman is negligert who isn;t interesting her- self in a holiday negligee. The hell. day season .always. means tremen- ,dously good values in this field, ranging from tailored cotton pajamas to the most glamorous of hostess gowns. For the less formal type, very tailored designs are shown, in double satins and velvc':. As a matter of fact satin is figuring extensively in all branches of lingeriegowns and paj.mas that are !:and faggote,] at- tracted much attention in a recen lingerie display. For warmth and lightness, there are Tunning little rabbit robes with their washability heavily featured. Old-fashioned crocheted bed jack- ets are in tinsely Christmas win- dows and also in crepe. Over the Garden Wall When you .gather in your supply of greens from the woods, remem- ber to spare the tree and use good judgment in selecting and cutting, especially in the case of laurel and the rarer plants. Don't cut reckless. .ly, but select small twigs from here and there, as if in your own loved garden.. For wreaths and ropes of ever 'greens, various kinds and shades are bestshort twigs of hemlock, spruce and fir mingled with cedar and juniper. Trim your wreaths and garlands with clusters of bright and shining berries, bitter sweet an( holly, twigs of bar-berry or white snowberry and bayberry. A growing plant for a bright spot of color, such as a pink blossoming begonia, is always charming at Christmas. Your garden, too, although in its winter garb, will offer a wealth of material for holiday decorations. Be sure to cut some ivy, for its trailing grace will be just the thing inter- twined with the other greens. If you  want the leaves especially glossy, a drop of oil rubbed over the surface will give an extremely happy effect. Honeysuclde vines are green all wint- er and even modest privet is often used when other greens are scarce. Poppy pods, bright red rose haws and strawflowers are excellent for trimming, and make rich and lively color accents. After you have gathered a goodly supply of material keep your treas- ures in a cool place until the evening you have set aside for the Christmas decorating party. Have lots of cord and string, .good, sharp cutting shears and some fine wire 'all conveniently at hand. Start with the front door and make it as charming and festive .as possi- ble, for the doorway must say "Merry Christmas" to friends and passers- by before you can. say it ourself. 'MENA On Friday evening, last, St. Joseph's Academy, presented to a large and interesting audience., a ,group of its junior music pupils in a ,pleasing arrangement of piano, voice and read- ing selection. Following is the pro- gram score: "Hark, The Herald Angels Sing" ........................................................ Mendelsshon The Voice Class Bumble-Bee and Butter-Fly, piano .... i ................................................................. Cooke The Goblins ................................... Wooler Marianna Forsythe Boy Scouts March, piano ...... Martin Jackie Connell "Sleep, Lillies," voice trio, .... Harker __Dorothea, Alice & Patrieia Smith__ Spin, Spin, Fantasia, piano ...... Rossl Barabara Martin The Little Actress, reading .... Werner The Tattle-Tale Bird ................ Peckye Callie Lee Jones At A Spanish Inn, piano ..... Repper Regina Middleton "Bluebird, Tell Me, voice ............ Petrie Marianna Forsyths. March of the Animals, piano ............. ................................................................. Presser Salute To The Colors, ..... .Thompson Jackie Conne.ll & Marianna Forsythe "No Room. For Him," reading ................ .................................................................... M. G. R. Barbara Martin "The Rose Garden," voice ........ Foster Dorothea and Alice Smith Fairy Barque, piano ............. Smallwood Regina Middleton "Mighty lak a Rose," voice ...... Nevin Barbara Martin The Wayside Chapel, piano .... Wilson Marianna Forsythe "We Need Him," Christmas reading .......................................................... M. Welsh "Money" ................................... : .... Werne. Callie Lee Jones At the Recruiting Station, piano ..... .......... --- .......................... Thompson The Officers Ball ................ Thompson Jackie Connell "Sleepy-ttead," voice .................. Gunsky Dorothea Smith Under The Mistletoe, piano Engleman Marianna Forsythe, Regina Mid- dleton, Barbara Martin "Christmas Bells" duo and chorus.. ............................................................. Richards The Voice Class LuciUe Alvery accompanist or en- tire program. STUTTGART Altar Society Elects Officers Mrs. Oskar Selig was elected pres- ident of Holy Rosary Altar Society at the annual elections held recently in the parish school hall. Mrs. Harry Dormeyer was elected vice-president and Mrs. W. R. Seibold ind Mrs. Lawrence Selig were re-elected sec- rtary and treasurer. Mrs. Selig suc- ceeded Mrs. C. D. Conrey, president of the Society for the past several years, and was forn-erly vice-presi- dent. The meeting opened with a prayer by the pastor, the Rev. H. J. Heag- ney. Mrs Conrey presided over the ,business meeting and was given, a un- animous vote. of thanks, together with the other outgoing officers, for the splendid work accomplished during her long term as president. Phns for the .annual New Year's Eve ball were discussed which will be held at the Ameri:can Legion Homo with Mrs. Conrey as chairman of the committee in charge. The Society hopes to make the event the out- standing social .affair of the holiday seaso.n in Stuttgart. Christmas decorations for the church and the annual Christmas party for the children of the parish were arranged for. A bake sale was decided upon as a means of raising funds during the advent season and Mrs. Ray Watts appointed chairman with Mrs. Ignatuius Selig assisting. ing also realized an additional a- iful doll and netted the substantial sum of $22.30 i.n disposing of it. An attractive prize offered at the meet- mount. Following the business ses- sion a social hour was enjoyed and de- licious refreshments served by Mrs. Alois Selig and Mrs. Lawrence Selig. A large number of members and sev- ral guests attended. Sorority One of the most interesting events recently held in Holy Rosary parish was the organization of the Kappa Phi Kappa Catholic girls sorority with an impressive initiation cere- mony .at the parish school hall when 22 charter members were received. The 'orority is planning a number of social events for the winter eason which will be greatly enlivened by this splendid addition to Holy Ros- ary parish activities. Officers and charter members of the Kappa Phi K, appa sorority include: Regent, Agnes Buckley; Vice.Regent, Josephine Schafer; Chancellor, Anna- belle Hartz; Keeper of the Gate, Rob- erta W.atts; Ringer of the Bells, Clemintina Garrich; Keeper of the Scrolls, Magdeline Selig; Inquisitor, Mary Jane Hartz; Treasurer, Irma Erstlne; Custodian, Willie M. Huff- pauer. Members: Margaret Hogg, Julia Garrich, Margaret Ryan, Ruby Wor- ley, Mary Buekley, Ruth Buekley, Idell Mahfouz, Virgina Berry, Luei!la Hartz, Ve'reonica Sehafev, Elizabeth Sch.afer, Esther Selig, Francis Scherm, Mary Hageman; Mary Roy Wallworth, Elsie Timmermier, Ther- esa Berg, Jennie Berg, Ruth Gouth, Margaret Bass, Vistorta Mahfouz, Ann Heagney, reporter, and Mrs. Her- man Woerner, sponsor.