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/ "/' SAN FRANCISCO PREPARES TO WEL- COME KNIGHTS San Francisco, July ll.--The part to be played by the City of San Fran- cisco, and the citizens thereof, at the 39th Annual International Supreme Convention of the Knights of Colum- bus, will be an mportant and most active one. The Mayor's Citizens' committee of three hundred prominent professional and business men of the city has prepared an elaborate pro- gram for the city's participation in the coming Supreme Convention which will take place in San Francis- co, August 2, 3 and 4. The principal streets and public buildings of the city will be elaborate- ly decorated for the coming of the delegates and visiting K. C's and la- dies to San Francisco. Following the Solemn Pontifical High Mass on the first morning of the convention, Tues- day, August 2nd, a military proces- sion will escort the Knights from St. Mary's Cathedral to San. Francisco's magnificent City Hall, where the key to the city will be formally presented by Mayor James Ralph, Jr., to Su- preme Knight James A. Flaherty'and the officers and members of the Knights of Columbus. Civic and state officials will take a leading part in the ceremony, after which the will congregate in the Civic Center in front of the City Hall, and a military tableau will be presented by army and navy units, with a detachment of K. C. Overseas Secretaries in their uni- forms of war days. A memorial wreath will be laid on the monument in the Civic Center dedicated to the fallen heroes of the world war, mili- tary bands and civic organizations taking part in the ceremonies. That same evening a magnificent Public Reception and Ball will be sponsored by the Mayor's Citizen's. Committee, in the massive Civic Au- ditorium, which will be attended by over 20,000 people. Addresses to be given by the supreme officers of the Knights of Columbus, leading officials of state and city, Archbishop Edward J. Hanna of San Francisco, and other dignitaries of the church. A splendid entertainment program will be staged, including band concerts, organ recital, nd other attractions. Dancing will complete the evening's festivities. On August 3rd and 4th, the two re- maining days of the Convention's business sessions, the civic and state officials and citizens' committee will devote much of their time towards welcoming and entertaining the vis- iting Kinghts and Ladies. The active work of the Citizens' Committee has already begun, and the principal sub-committees have been named. The Mayor's Committee in- cludes the following prominent citi- zens of San Francisco, no distinction having been made as to race or creed, all being willing and anxious to do their utmost to fittingly receive and appropriately entertain the nights of Columbus at the coming unreme Convention: Hon. Jame. olph, jr., Mayor of San Francisco, honoxary chairman; Hon. John A. McGregor, associate honorary chairman; Joseph J. Tyrian, chairman; Major General . Hunter S. Liggett, U. S. A., retired, Charles W. Fay and I. Silberstein, vice-presidents; Edward Rainey, sec- retary; Joseph L. Sweeney, assistant secretary; David F. Supple, chair- man executive-finance committee; Jos. O'Connor; chairman press and public- ity. The Citizens' sub-committees are: Finance--Charles W. Fay, chairman; Frank P. Hughes, secretary; E. J. Tobin, treasurer; Frank B. Anderson, Raymond H. Benjamin, Sam Berger, Samuel Breyer, Major Jesse Colman, Thomas J. Coleman, William H. Crocker, Mortimer Fleichacker, W. D. Fennimore, George E. Gallagher, A. P. Giannini, Ernest C Heuter. J. R. Hanify, A. Hirsch, William F. Humph- reys, Al Katchinski, Alexander D. Keyes, Don Lee, Col. Tronwell "Mul- laly, Andrew F. Mahoney, John D. McKee, Halsey E. Manwaring, A. J. Moore, Oliver J. Olson, George N. O'Brien, Vincent Powers, Richard D. Quinlan, Eugene H. Roth, John H. Rosseter, Angelo J. Rossi, R. P. Schwerin, Louis Saroni, Col. E. W. Smith, Joseph L. Taaffe and Robert L. Webb. City Hall and Civic Center Celebra- "tions--David F. Supple, chairman finance executive committee; Joseph J. Tynan, chairman general committee; Edward Rainey, secretary general committee; Joseph L. Sweeney, as- sistant secretary, general committee; C. Harold Caulfield, Capt. H. Gleeson, John D. Mahoney, Chief Thomas R. Murphy, John J. O'Toole, Chief Dan J. O'Brien, Capt. William J. Quinn and Frank M. Silva. Press and Publicity--Jos. O'Connor, chairman; Edward Coblentz, R.H. Croers, M. H. DeYoung, Andrew Lawrence, Eugene McLean and John Francis Neylan. Decorations--William A. Newson, chairman; John F. Cunningham, Cea- THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1921. PAGE THREE per P. Hare, Captain WilliamJ Quinn, Robert Dennis, Hon. Frank C. Deasy, Lewis F. Byington, R. W. Cos- tello, Smith O'Brien, I. Silberstein and William H. Benedict. Public Reception and Ball, Civic Auditorium--Hon. Harry I. Mucrevy, chairman; William J. Benson, Jos. O'Connor, Frank Barrett and Walter Chowen. K. OF C. NOTES. "Russia will never fight America nor be allied with any country fight- Jag America," is the word brought back from Russia by Charles Flynn of Carthage, N. Y., most raveled Knights .of Columbus secretary, who has covered more than 100,000 miles as a K. of C. welfare worker for American troops in France, Belgium, Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Hawaii ,Honolulu, Japan, China, SN beria and Russia. In Flynn's report to Supreme Sec- retary William J. McGinley of the K. of C., he states that he witnessed the last unrecorded battle of the A. E, F., known as the battle of nowhere because it was fought near Lake Baikal, 2,200 miles inland from Vladi- vostok. "Eight hundred Americans were pitted against 3,000 Russians," he de- clares, "but the Americans forced the Russians to capitulate by a rapid and impressive display of artillery strength. The Americans lost four and the Russians 52 men. A Russian general told me after the skirmish that Americans were regarded as the keenest and most resourceful fighting men in the world and that the people of Russia could never be forced into war with the U. S." Flynn states that the Americans faced the bitterest hardships in Rus- sia, and that only a K-. of C. box-car hut, carrying movies and creature comforts far into the interior, kept them in touch with the homeland. WESTERN KNIGHTS CELEBRATE SILVER JUBILEE IN CHICAGO (n" . c. w. c. NWS SEBVm:J Chicago, Ill., July &--During the Democratic convention in Chicago in 1896, while William Jennings Bryan was making the famous "Cross of Gold" speech that resulted in his nom- ination for the Presidency, a band of twenty-three ardent Catholics met in a hail a few blocks away and organ- ized Chicago Council 132 Knights of Columbus, the first council organfzed west of the Allegheny Mountains. In the twenty-five years that have elapsed Chicago Council with its twen- ty-three members has become the par- ent of sixty-seven councils in Cook County with a membership of 45,000 and of 91 councils outside the county in Illinois with an aggregate mem- bership for the entire state ,f close to seventy-five thousand, Degree teams from Chicago Council also carried the message of Knight- hood into dozens of other western states and furnished the initiative which has resulted in the installation of thousands of councils with member- ship running into the hundreds of thousands. To celebrate the silver jubilee of the K. of C. Order in the west, a vast throng gathered last night at the Ho- tel Sherman and carried out a pro- gram that combined a tribute to the living and a memorial to the dead. Seventeen of the twenty-three in the first class of Chicago were present to tell again the story'of the historic 0rganization. Prayers were offered and words of kindness said .for the six members of the class who had passed away. Supreme Knight James A. Flaher- ty of Philadelphia and Edward J.. Houlihan of Chicago, State Deputy and Supreme Director, were the guests of honor, the latter talking, "Twenty-five Years in Retrospect" and former, "A Message from the East." Grand Knight Francis B. Allegretti made the address of welcome and the Rev. S. R. Roumie, Chaplain of the Council, gave the invocation. State Secretary Henry J. Lynch, lecturer of the council, was toastmas- ter. A history of the Council, which in reality is the story of Knighthood in the West, written by Richard J. Murphy, histiographer, was a feat- ure of the anniversary. FRIENDSHIP. What is it that charms us most in a friend. It is that he can read the transient expression in our face and modify himself to suit the feeling we are ourselves but half-conscious of ossessing; it is that he knows when to be silent and when to speak; it is that he never mistakes, but sees us true, when all the world is wrong about us. Such a friend has not onlj power of character, but beauty of character. See how high you can hold your head and how deeply you can breathe whenever you get out of doors. Latest Cable News Catholic clergy of Ireland. Much credit is given here to the actions and attitude of the members of the Iris [ hierarchy as having been largel instrumental in bringing about the present situation with its attendan hopes for an ear.y and peaceful se'o tlemnt of the conflict between British and h'ish forces. ROME CABLE (sY . c. w. c. NEWS snwcE) Rome. July 10--Three thousan workingmen attended Mass celebrat ed by the Holy Father in Vatican Gardens on Sunday. His Holiness addressed the gathering of worship To Indemnify Church era, recalling the Church's social doc I Although not officially confirmed trines roclaimed in Pope Leo'e ency ...... P ]t is beheved that the con(htmns o clical letter, "Rerum Novarum," and .......  .... . ,H ...... ,A declared that false prophets are cla|m-   ,,;;,,  ...... n . . . I wfll conta ..... p ........... " ....- ling rights without admlttmg dutms I pensation for property of the Cath- Pope Benedict urged the workers to olic Church injured or destroyed b resist the enemies of the faith who are satisfaction will bo granted to th responsible for the troubles of society. Tho workers received the Holy[ Father's words with immense en-' thusiasm, and approached him to kiss his hand. After Mass the worker formed an imposing' procession an marched through the streets singin orable, permanent Catholic clergy who have been force to enduro prolonged insolenco and in many instances, actual violence throughout tho struggle. Prayers for Peace Prayers for a conclusion of an hon- peace are being LAYMEN'S COUNCIL TO BE PROMOTED BY REV. FR. TYNAN Efficient organization of the Dio- cesan Laymen's Council, by which the I full working program of that diocesan body will be promoted, had its start last week, when Rev. Walter A. Ty- nin, S. T. L., of Jonesoro, the dio- cesan director, visits at Engelberg, Pocahontas, Hoxie and Knobel. Father Tynin, by the order of the Rt. Rev. Bishop, will cover the whdle diocese in the interest of the Laymen's Council, seeking to have the several diocesan units to function in this great and most necessary prop- agation of the united force and action of our Catholic people in affairs that touch upon them as church members hymns. There was a great popu'a demonstration. St. Dominic Centenary The Holy Father has published an encyclical letter on the centenary of St. Dominic in which he describes the prerogatives of te Dominican Order, its profound attachment to the Holy See, and its devotion to the Blessed Virgin. St. Dominic's faith i: demonstrated by his triumphan vindication of Catholic doctrine in his victorious struggle against the Albigenian heresy, aml by the great doctors of the Order, particularly St. Thomas Aquinas. The attachment of St. Dominic to the Holy See ia shown in his pledge to Innocent II] on the institution of the Third Order that it would defend the pontificate and by the action of St. Catherine o Siena in bringing about tho Pope' return from Avigffon. Pope Benedict urged the Dominic ans to emulate their founder's vir- tues; to intensify the religious in- struction of the people and to encour- age the devotion of the rosary. Pope Benedict has given a beauti ful flag to the Catholic Circle. Car dinal Ratti blessed the flag at a great meeting which was addressed by the Catholic members of the Italian cat- inet. deputies, and professors of th royal university, who made splendid professions of faith. Prince Hirohito of Japan will reach Rome next Monday, and on Saturday will be received in solemn audience by the Holy Father. Transfer of Pope Leo's Body The transfer of the remains of Pope Leo XIII from St. Peter Basilica to the Cathedral Church of St. John Lateran, where he expressed a desire to be interred, is proposed, and i probably will bo mad during the Congress of Italian Catholic young Men next September although t.h date has not yet been fixed. The statement.lmt Pop Bcn edic will leave the Vatican on this occasion to participate in the cerimonies of re moving the body is without founda- tion American College on Vacation The professors and students of the North AmericaR College depart, o Tuesday for Castel Gandolfo to spend the summer. The Holy Fathdr re offered up daily at all Masses and members politic of Arkansas citi- throughou Ireland.--Cox. ]zenry. This movement is but the at- tempt to line up our Catholic people LONDON CABLE en masse to the end that by united London. July 9Simultane0uslg effort much good may be soon accom- with the announcement that Eamonn plished in the furtherance of ways De Valera will attend the conference land means for local and diocesan im- in London asked for by Lloyd Georg% provement, especially in the provision two letters, written by Anglican pr- of more priests for missionary work lates concerning conditions in Ireland, land the resultant, a better adminis- appeared in the London Times. The tered church organization in all sec- Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of' tions of our state. the Church of England, urges that Father Tynin's Schedule. all who are asked to attend the con- Helena, Sunday, July 17. ference should be assured that they Stuttgart,.Tsday, July 19. have behind them the generous hope De Wilt, Tuesday, July 19. and the earnest prayers for reconcili- Gillette, Tuesday, July 19. 'ation of all the Christian people of Slovactown, Thursday, July 21. England. Pine Bluff, Sunday, July 24. The other letter, of which the An- McGehee, Tuesday, July 26. glican Bishop of Norwich is the au- Lake Village, Thursday, July 28. thor, calls upon the Times to assure Eldorado, Sunday, a. m., July 31, De Valera that he has the earnest Camden, Sunday, p. m., July 3L ] good wishes of the majority of the Stamps, Tuesday, Aug. 2. people of England, who will welcome Hope, Wednesday, Aug. 3. with full hearts any possible drawing Prescott, Friday, August 5. together of the E_nglish and Irish pea- Texarkana, Sunday, Aug. 7. ples. . Du Queen, Wednesday, Aug. 10. Considerable importance is attached Ashdowfi, Friday, Aug. 12. here to the publication of these letters Little Rock, Sunday, Aug. 14. as indicating the state of opinion ex- Marche, Monday, Aug. 15. isting in places, which were not al- Argenta, Tuesday, Aug. 16. ways noted for extreme friendliness Baring Cross, Wednesday, Aug. 17. toward the cause of Irish liberty. Dixie, Friday, Aug. 19. Every resource of Catholic prayer Bigelow, Saturday, Aug. 20. and intercession in England has been Hot Springs, Sunday, Aug. 21. mobilized and brought into action for Tontitown, Wednesday, Aug. 24. the coming momentous day. From end Fayetteville, Thursday, Aug. 25. to end of the country, united prayers Fort Smith, Sunday, Aug. 28. are being offered up for peace with Mena, Tuesday, Aug. 30. Ireland, and special intercessions have been ordered by the bishops of all the "Luck is ever waiting for something dioceses throughout England. to turn up;  Labor with keen eyes and strong will, will turn up something. "THINK OF HELL BUDDY." Luck lies in bed and wishe the post- man would bring him the news of a Policeman's Remark Saves Prisoner legacy; Labor turns out at six olock, From Almost Certain Death. and with busy pen or ringing ham- mer, lays the foundation of a com- petenceo Luck relies on chance; Labor on character. Philadelphia, Pa., July ll.That reminder from .a policeman was enough o change the plans of a prisoner who, in attempting to escape from the city jail here, had crawled to a narrow ledge of the building and stood trembling 400 feet above the concrete pavement. Patrolman Edward Kineavy, a mem- ber of St. John the Baptist's parish, ceived Monsignor O'Hern, rector o was the man who uttered the solemn the college yesterday.--Pucci words of caution. He had followed ---- I the prisoner--George Scheeler, aged DUBLIN CABLE 123,to his perilous position and found ( z. c.w. c. mvs svc) Ithe young man making an effort to Dublin, July 9.--After more than ledge his .way along the shelf of brick a year s subjection to intensive war-l only 10 inches wide. time conditions, Ireland is returning to a normal peace-time aspect, as th result of a truce concluded between the Crown forces and the Irish Re publican Army. By the terms of the truce, both armies desist from all attacks, raids and destruction of pro- perty; and, except in few cases, in isolated localities where news of the truce has not been received, it is be lieved that the conditions of the truce are being put into effect without de- lay. De Valera Proclamation. A warning against undue confidence in regard to the results of the impend- ing conference in London was sounded here today, in a proclamation by Eamonn de Valets. "Unbending determination to en dare all that may still e necessary and fortitude such as you have shown in all your recent sufferings--these alone will lead you to the peace you desire," Republican leaders read. "Should force be resumed against our nation, you must be ready, on your part, once more to resist. Thus alone will you secure the final abandonment of force and the acceptance of justic "Young fellow, I wouldn't take the chance you're taking if I were fac- ing a murder charge," Patrolman Kineavy called to Scheeler. "Don't make one of us go armed after you because you have to come some time. Take my tip and crawl back. Think of hell." "Wait a minute; give me a chance, I'll come as quick as I can," said Scheeler, when he had begun, to meas- ure the danger. And come  back he did. Patrolman K ineavy is highly re- garded by his pastor, Monsignor Eu- gene Murphy. EVERY CATHOLIC'S PRAYER. The Rosary is a prayer for very person. The Pope in his prison of the Vatican, and the Breton fisher- woman, the proverbial example of utter simplicity; Windhorst facing Bismark in the German Reichstag, the great Daniel O'Connell under the colonades of the British Parliament; the dear old granny that can no longer read even her heavy-print prayer- and reasofi as arbiter." While expressing the intention of Sinn Fein "leaders to do all in their power to ecure the peaceful termina- tion of the struggle, De Valets warns his followers that history and particularly our own history, and the character of the issue to be decided book; the innocent child going up to I her First Holy Communion; the sol-I diet boys in the trenches in the face I of war's hell; priests and religious[ and lay people; learned and unlet- I tered; all pray and prize their rosary. I It is a prayer for every season. I Christmas blends with the joyous t mysteries. Lent with the sorrowful[ are a warning against undue confi mysteries; Eter with the glorious l dence." mystifies. As the ecclesiastical year[ Influence of Clergy. unrolls before our eyes the cenes of I During conversations held in Dub- Our Lord's life, so the rosary also I lin with Southern Unionists leader, takes you to Nazareth and Bethlehem, [ de Valera and his colleagues are said down through the gloom of Matmdy[ to have been in full accord with the' Thursday and Good Friday, into the I opinions expressed by leaders of the glory Of Easter and Iteave. ICE PREVENTS --food from spoilage be- cause it keeps the ice box at an even temperature. Constantly c h a n g i n g temperatures q u i c k I y spoil food. CITY DELIVERY COMPANY HUGH D. HART, President R. L. WHALEY, Manager Ninth and Bond Sts. Phone M 3450 SIX GILLETTE BLADES WITH HOLDER $125 PREPAID In Attractive Case Satisfaction uaranteed or Money Refunded This offer for a limited time only. 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