Of Interest To Women
By Our Correspondents
The St. Frances Romana Soci
ety will have installation of offi
cers for the coming year with an
installation banquet to be held
on Wednesday evening. Jan. 7,
1953, at the Maennerchor, 966 S.
High St., at 6:30 p. m.
Reservations can be made by
calling Mrs. Elmer Stehle at GA.
0709 or Mrs. Al Pacha at GA.
The Right Rev. Msgr. Edmund
A. Burkley, pastor of St. Mary’s
Church, is the moderator of the
Society and will be guest of hon
Mr. Fred A. Buttler, Sr., will
be installing officer.
New officers to be installed
President, Mrs. Arthur Wid
maier 1st vice-president, Mrs.
Margaret Trott 2nd vice-presi
dent, Mrs. Walter Plank corre
sponding secretary. Mrs. William
Stanton financial secretary. Miss
Charlotte Rupprecht treasurer,
Mrs. Lester Essig trustees, Mrs.
Clifford Sierer, Mrs. Lawrence
Dorn. Mrs. Al Pacha guards,
Mrs. Leo Dunkel. Mrs Hugo Kai
DOVER—Four Study clubs with
in the National Council of Catho
lic Women presented the program
when the N.C.C.W of St. Joseph s
Church held its annual Yule mect-
ing in the social hall of St. Jo
The blessing of the crib and the
tree was a service conducted by
Loyola Study Club Blessed Martin
Study Club gave a short play. St.
Anthony Study Club was represent
ed by Mrs. George Spiker, who
gave a reading, and the Regina
Study Club contribution was a read
ing by Mrs. Jay Langford.
The Altar Society of St. Mary’s
church, Groveport, is sponsoring
a pot-luck supper this Sunday,
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Jan. 4. in the parish hall at 6:30
Included on the committee
making arrangements are Mrs.
Paul S. Black. Mrs. John Meagh
er, Mrs. Walter Hempy, Mrs. Mar
tin Scanlon, Mrs. Ed Dyer and
Mrs. Leroy Pflaum.
Guild No. 6 of the Parish Council
and Altar Society of St. Catharine
church, Columbus, has scheduled
a pot-luck dinner for next Wednes
day, Jan. 7, at 6:45 p. m.
Mrs. H. Knapp is general chair
man assisted by other members of
Guild 6. The general business meet
ing will follow the supper with Mrs.
Anthony Herrold, the president, in
The 7:30 a. m. Mass Sunday is
the regular Holy Communion Sun
day for all members.
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St. Mary’s Nuns
Two members of the faculty of
the College of St. Mary of the
Springs, Columbus. Sister Mary
anna. O and Sister Mary Arthur.
O.P. both of the English depart
ment. attended a convention of the
Modern Language Association in
Boston. Mass., from Dec 27 through
Following the corn ention the
Sisters visited such “literary
shrines” in New England as the
Longfellow House, Emily Dicken
son’s home at Amherst, and others.
The Sisters hope to secure mater
ial for both feature stories and
Also attending a convention dur
ing the holidays was Sister Eliza
beth Seton, head of the Speech and
Drama department at St. Mary’s.
She attended meetings of the
Speech Association of America and
the American Educational Theatre
Association in Cincinnati and was
accompanied by three of her pupils
from Columbus. Patricia Kern. El
eanor Porchetti. and Margaret
Jane McMullen of Youngstown at.
tended also. The joint convention
was held from Dec. 29 through 31
at the Netherland Plaza and Sinton
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Drive On “Newstand Filth"
Gels Results In Ohio Town
Working out a uniform policy,
the parents decided to use the
monthly list of-the National Organ
ization for Decent Literature in
weeding out objectionable books.
New officers of the Eastern Deanery, Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, are pictured above.
Left to right, seated, are Miss Emma Hensler of Corning, treasurer Mrs. 8. J. O'Leary of Zanesville,
vice-president Mrs. C. L. Chute of New Lexington, president Miss Doris Allen, New Lexington, re
cording secretary. Standing are Miss Anp Loffer, New Lexington, corresponding secretary, and Mrs.
Leo Jennings, Zanesville, representative-at-large.
Parents In Small Town Organize. Meet With
New stand Operators: Issue Approval “D.Ls”
DELPHOS. O. Determined to
rid Delphos newsstands of printed
filth. Catholic and non-Catholic
parents banded together here into
a close-knit organization and their
efforts already are paying off.
The parents already have met
with newsstand operators, who
wore told that the parents propose
to maintain a regular check on the
book and magazine racks. The par
ents announced that operators who
cooperate with the campaign will
be given a “Decent Literature”
sign to display in their windows.
magazines and comics.
Jack Ringlein. ex-Marine captain
who served in the South Pacific in
War II. proposed the NODL list.
He said: “This is it Everything
on this list is evil There can
be no compromise with morals.”
He added: “It s the only one of its
kind in America today.”
At a parents’ meeting were Allen
County Juvenile Court Judge Jo
seph B. Quatman of Lima Charles
Mason, county juvenile officer
Mrs. J. Paul Fisher of the neigh
boring Lima PTA Council, which
has 7.000 members Mary Kirk of
the mental hygiene board, and W.
R. Hires and Clete Brunner, part
ners in the Hires News Agency,
The Hires agency is one of two
distributors in Allen county. Both
the partners and the local dealers
present expressed their desire to
Judge Quatman spoke in favor of
the NODL list. "To my knowledge
he said, "its the only published
Walter Remlinger. president of
the 12-county Area Pharmaceutical
Association, told the meeting:
“I'm sure all druggists of the
area will co-operate 100 per cent.’
Distributor Hires said: “Our or
ganization is the logical place to
start we're perfectly willing to
go along.” His partner, Mr. Brun
ner, said there is nothing on the
list that will “lose money” for
them. In fact, he said, they might
even benefit by receiving fewer
"returns.” Mr. Hires said it might
take 60 to 90 days to get some of
the books and magazines off the
Mr. Brunner asked for strong
hacking from both the dealers and
the public. He mentioned the dan
ger of loss of publishers' franchise.
Publishers tell him. said Mr.
Brunner: “You get up and stand
for your constitutional rights.” He
said: “I have to have absolute
Judge Quatman warned that the
“big publishers’’ won like it. They
will light this “embryo’' movement
in Allen county, he said. He urged
Hires to stand firin against then
Mr. Brunner said when it comes
to losing a 1 ranchise “You guys
are going to have to back me up."
He asked what to tell a publisher
who asks: “Have you got an ordi
“Tell him.” said Judge Quatman.
"the people of Allen county have
taken the law into their own
Bing Crosby Studies Plans
For Library At Gonzaga U.
SPOKANE. Wash. (NC)—Bing
Crosby paid a pre-Christmas visit
to his afma mater Gonzaga Uni
versity. and looked over plans lor
the proposed Crosby Memorial Li
brary to be built on the campus in
memory of the Crosby family. Blue
prints of the proposed building
were studied by the radio and film
star, and the Rev. Clifford Carroll.
S. J.. university librarian, and the
Very Rev. Francis E. Corkery, S.J.,
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PROVIDENCE, R. I. (NC)
Transportation of parochial
school children living beyond a
certain distance from the school
is mandatory under existing laws,
a law firm has reported to the
School Committee of the nearby
city of Cranston.
The committee was to hold a
special meeting December 29 to
study the report, requested in con
nection with a petition by parents
ol St. Matthew's School children
that the city supnly transportation
to the school.
The opinion was given by the
Providence law firm of Edwards
and Angell which stated that “It is
our opinion that it is legal for
your committee to grant this re
quest and that inasmuch as you
now furnish transportation for cer
tain public school pupils you are
required by law to furnish similar
rights and privileges to the pupils
of St. Matthew's.”
The school committee had
sought the advice of the law firm
after a similar but briefer report
had been given by City Solicitor
Richard F. Canning.
Objectors to the petition who
appeared at a School Committee
meeting in November included the
Rev. Frank H. Snell, pastor of Phil
lips Memorial Baptist Church and
president of the Cranston Minis
The law firm's opinion was in
direct contrast to the ministers’
They said that numerous fam
ilies have exercised their privilege
to send their children to other pri
vate schools and have assumed the
financial responibility. including
transportation. “This has been the
traditional American approach to
the question of the public and the
In the law firm's opinion, an
swers to specific questions by the
school board included:
1) Transportation must be fur
nished for parochial school pupils
even though a public school is
available within the one-mile lim
it of the pupil's home.
2) A bus route should be estab
lished to accommodate parochial
school children where none exists
3) Transportation should be pro
vided without respect to parish
4) Any reimbursement .made if
the municipal bus is not used
should be made to parents.
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Pottery In Vatican
SYDNEY. Australia (NC) Di
Arthur Dale Trehdail, professor of
Greek and archeology at Sydney
University, has gone to Vatican
.ty to classify 2,400-year-old pot
Vatican authorities have invited
Professor Trendall, who is a non
Catholic, to classify and publish
more than 2W specimens of pottery
used by Greeks in South Italy in
the fourth century, BC.
Professor Trendall. a New Zea
lander, was librarian of the British
School in Rome from 1936 to 1938
During the thirties, he also traveled
extensively in Europe, working in
the principal museums and visit
ing the most important Greek and
He has held his present post at
Sydney University since 1939 and
has been dean of the faculty of
arts since 1947 and chairman of the
professional board since 1949.
New Church History
In SouihweM Readied
EL PASO. Tex. (NC) The
third in a series of historical stud
ies of the Church the Southwest
by Sister M. LilHana Owens will be
published here early next year.
The new work will be a biogra
phy of Bishop A. J. Schuler. S.J.,
first Bishop of El Paso, and a his
tory of the diocese from its found
ing in 1915 to the Bishop's resig
nation in 1942.
DOVER—Mrs. Walsh, pres
ident of the PTA of St. Joseph s
parish. Dover, has announced that
a home nursing class for members
will begin this month.
Approximately 300 persons at
tended the December meeting and
Christmas party of the group held
in the church auditorium. At the
meeting. Kenneth Parson, band
committee chairman, asked for co
operation in raising funds to pur
chase band uniforms.
The grade school children pre
sented a program of entertainment
and the Rev. David Dressman and
Sister M. Annunciata were award
ed gifts. In charge of the party was
Mrs. Ralph Doutt, chairman, assist
ed by Mrs. Mildred Weigand, Mis
W. R. Stager. Mis. Willis Kaser
and Mrs. Philip Czerpak.
Preparing For Consistory
Against Bad Films
C)—A joint pas
he Belgian Hier
e dangers of im
The pastoral declared that
great numbers of Belgians, the in
ema constitutes a place where
are displayed which, if
outrightly immoral, offer wrong S O
lutions o modern problems.
It said that movie producers. cin
ema owners and newspapers hav a
grave respon«ibility to u a
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Busy at their task of completing wardrobes for the 24 archbishops
and nuncios who will be elevated to the Cardinalate in the public
consistory of January 16, Italian craftsmen are busy at shown in this
photo of a worker at the Bericoni Shop in Rome, putting the finishing
touches on a Cardinal's biretta. Many of the garments will be donated
by religious groups in the diocese of the Cardinal-designate. The cost
of a complete wardrobe, some 40 pieces, will be reduced from $2,000
to about 5500 in accordance with the recent Apostolic Letter "Motu
Propio Datae." (NC Photos)
against the making or showing of
films which exert an improper in
fluence over the conduct and
thinking of movie patrons, es
pecially young people.
The Bishops said that Catholics
before attending a movie show
should consult the list of film class
ifications issued by the Catholic
Film League The League is a Bel
gian counterpart of the National
Legion of Decency in the United
Following the issuance of the
Hierarchy's pastoral, Catholic or
ganizations throughout the country
published statements inviting their
members to sign pledges to boy
cott improper films and to patron
ize only those recommended by
the Catholic Film league.
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