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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of FaHRiver-'Thura., July 16, 196.c.

,'CDA' Convention 10 Open .Sunday

Death of Oak Ttee Like Loss Of Dear Mem~er of' Family By Mary Tinley Daly -Many years ago, a family moved into our house, when · it ~as brand :t:J.ew. The family, too, was brand new: only - the beginning of a family, really-a man, a woman, an ex­ , peeted child. Why did they choose this particular house? · From a practical standpoint, depression times, but he with­ ',it was, with a little reaching, held 'his decision. 'ill their price range. For "Our tree was an acorn when · more emotionable reasons, it George Washington was a baby," · bad expandable bedroom space he commented to his wife. "Do ,for'the family they hoped for; 'you want it made inio table:" 'it had a fire-' tops?" 'place, rough' The woman didn't. · and recesSed,' Years went on. Seven children'. 1 ha t promised filled the house. There was no , eozy fires' of longer a sewing room, nor a Wfn ter eve;" writing room, and the guest : nings. And in room had become a thing of' the past. ' - 1 Ii e backyard stood a stately

But the fireplace in Winter, oak tree. Man, the oak tree iri Summer, had woman, ba by become' established fixtures of · e Ii joyed the life in that house. 'warmth of the fireplace that A single-rope swing hung , first Winter they lived here. from one of the strong oak limbs - 'The extra bedrooms? One was provided a daringly adventurous used as a writing room for the challenge to children zooming newspaperman father; another precariously between heaven , as a sewing room for the mother. and ellrth on a 15-foot cycle. , There was a nursery, and even Moonlight Filter · a room for guests. ' More years passed, and so did, , Summer Is Nigh the sandbox. Former sandpipers, Then, with the first Spring, then' teenagers, would wander 'the 'even-then old oak tree put into'the backyard of a Summer ,forth its leaves and with the evening, look up at their um­ eoining of Summer spread a brella, still marvel at the way , glOrious umbrella of green over those leaves filtered moonlight, . 1he roof-top, keeping the house as they used to filter' sunlight. 'eool in nature's own way. The fil1ering, however, is less . In' a few more years, upstairs and less. Storms have taken 'rooms, were converted into their toll. Branches have fallen, 'babies' dormitories but the old bavehad to be removed; bark • oak . tree stili stood sentinel. peeling. The old oak, we are sorry to , Sandbox under it was a natural: say, has had it. Its tabletop days · there was the sun, not blister­ ing but a filtered sun, thanks tAl are over, the tree man tells us. the" oak. And when a cooling ,"But it will make fine fire­ breeze Wlafted _through its wood." So,the oak tree will eome into branches, it was as though giant arms were waving green fans the fireplace. Everything, comes to an end. over the small red-haired sand­ piPers playing beneath.

Attempt to Brooden Depression Came Came hard times iIi this coun­ trY and thepeopie living in our Grounds for Divorce NEW YORK (NC) -Another house were as beset financially as' all other U. S. citizens. Ex­ ,attempt to broaden grounds for penses were cut to cover only absolute divorce in New York necessities. However,' solicitous state will be undertaken by the lest a tree limb might fall on Association of the Bar of the one of his sandpipers, the man City -of New York. Samuel I. Rosenman, former of the family called in a tree state Supreme Court justice and surgeon for the old oak. association president, has named "You have a piece of proper­ ty here, Mister," said the tree a committee to draw up recom­ surgeon after a bit of pruning. mendations to be submitted to "I can get you a lot of money the legislature. The state's 177-year-old stat­ ·for this tree and it won't cost you a cent to get it taken down. ute makes adulte17 the only This is the kind of wood they ground for absolute dlVtQrce. The use for valuable table tops-pure committee, Rosenman Indicated, will r e com men d additional , oak, and with a base circumfer­ ence of 20 feet. Two hundred grounds and also seek a clarifi­ years old, I'd say, this tree ,is. cation of divorces obtained by New York citizens in other juris. Want to sell?" ' metio.ns,. including Mexico. The 'man of that family Wall ~rely tempted, for these were ,

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O'ppose Public' Buses' · For '~rivote ,P~p.i.l$ , MOUNT' PLEASANT (NC)­ ·The 'annual South Iowa Metho­ , diSt CoDference convention here rejected . a ~inority rEiport" use of public Schnolbuses. by parochial and private school ,pupils. The minority re(lori , aIled the bus trari'sportiltion is­ , fJ\lea "legitimate public welfare program." " The convention voted in favor of, a .nonsectarian study. of the history of religion in the public, Schools. The delegates opposed the proposal of an amendment 10 the U. S. Constitution which would permit prayers and Bible reading in the public schools. The conference is composed of 470 organjzed Methodist churches with rriore than 145,000 members in 47 counties of southera Iowa. .


SAN FRANCISCO (NC) The' 'National C ou neil 01. Churches advised the platform committee 'for the Republican convention here it feels a eonsti­ '~tional ameridri1ellll:' to overrule the U. S. Supreme Court and permit prayers in public schools is ;'unnecessarY' and unwise." Arthur S. Fleming, spokesman for ,the council which is an agen­ cy of' 31 Protestant and Ortho-' dox bodies, urged the committee to endorse "vigorous' support, 'and ,enforcement" of the civil righ1s act.

Heads Parochial Sshool NEW YORK (NC) ..,... A lay woman has been named princi­ pal of S1. Paul the Apostle parochial school here. Ann M. Wallace, a former professor of education at Fordham Univer­ sity will have both nuns and lay teachers ,on her faculty.

MIAMI (NC)-Richard Cardi­ nal Cushing of Boston will pre­ 'side at a Solemn Pontifical MaS! -offered by Bishop Coleman F. 'Carroll of Miami in the Cathe­ dral of St. Mary here Sunday, 'opening the .30th' biennial con­ · vention of the Catholic Daugh­ ters of America. The sermoR · will' be 'preached by Bishop 'Villilent S. Waters of Raleigh, , .N. C., national CDA chaplain. , Cardinal Cushing will give 'the keynote address a few hours later at the convention banquet. The' 'convention is expected M> 'attraCt more' than 1,000 dele­ -gates. Other ~mbers of the MeF­ archy expected to be present in­ · elude . Bishop . Paul 'Hagariy, , Q.S.B., Nassau; Bishop Joseph H. ,H{)dges, Wheeling, W. Va.; ,and Bishop William, G. Connare, , ~;reensburg, Pa.

Bishop Carroll will be the · principal,~aker during a ,luncheon' Monday. Margaret Buckley, 'Chevy' Chase, Md., CDA Supreme Regent, will pre­ side at the sessions. Mrs. Cath­ erine McGinness, State Regent, West Virginia, is conventiOil chairman. AFRICAN ORDAINS AMERICAN: A member of the ff" ,- h C White Fathers of Africa, Father David L. Clement; W.F., . 0 er Eng IS ourses of Waterford, N.Y., kneels in St. Anne's Church there to To For.eign Students re<:eive Holy Communion from the African bishop who ~ad ,SOUTH WOODSTOCK (.NC') just ord,ained him. The ordaining prelate, :Bishop Peter -An English language training Poreku Dery of Wa Ghana was the first Afric'an named center for foreign students who 'plan to attend American col­ byPope Jo h n' XXIII'• NC Ph'0 to • leges has been established by Annhurs1 College here in Con­ · necticut: ­ Sister Gertrude Emilie, co}.. lege dean, said the center is be­ lieved to be the first of its kind Cleveland Diocese 'Project Peace' Offers at a Cathoiic women's college in , this country. Cultural Enrichment Program Three fulltime instructors wi)) CLEVELAND (NC)-"Project Elwell of Cleveland, diocesan be engaged in the project which school superinlendent. The word 'will cover a 'course in English PE~ace," 'a program of cultural "peace" in the title is an a'bbre- fl;om elementary to college level, enrichment for the underprivi­ viation for Program for Educa- depeild~ng 'on the student's -need. lej~d, has been launched by the tional and Cultural Excellence. The college 16 conducted by the Cleveland diocese. It is expected t.hat Project Daughters of the Holy Ghost.

T,he plan will feature educa­ tional imd leadership training Peace will eventually' be iJitro- ­

programs 'for the underprivi­ duced into about a dozen Cleve­

Refugee' Nun to Ope,. leged from pre-school to adult land parishes. First steps will level. In many of its aspects it be taken iIi the Fall with a year­ , Convent, in Indiana

long pilot study at St. Thomas

wHl put Catholic parish, facili­ GARY (NC)-5ister M. Cecel­ Aquinas parish in a racially tiE!S at tlw! disposal of the gen­ ia, who esca,ped from the com­ eral comnunity on a non-sec· mixed area. munists in Czechoslovakia in tarian baHis. Seeks Volunteers 1952, is here to open the first ,The plan was announced by Cooperating in the project's American establishment of her Auxiliary Bishop Clarence E. implementation will be the dioc­ C<lmmunity, the Daughters of the esan school board and the Cath­ Most Holy Savior. olic Interracial Council. The She came here at the invim~ Plrelate to Address council will recruit volunteers tion of Bishop Andrew G. Grut­ for parts of the program. Catholic Daughters ka of Gary. Highlights of the plan include Sister 'Cecelia, central figure 'MIAMI (NC)-Richard Cardi_ in the book, "The Deliverance of nal Cushing ()f Boston will be a "group experience" class, sim­ the keynote speaker at the 30th lar to nursery school, to prepare Sister Cecelia," since her arrival biennial national convention of children' for formal learning; in the United States has lived in the Catholic Daughters of Amer. use of the 43-character Initial Oakland, Calif. and Homestead, Fa. ' ica here starting Sunday, July Teaching Alphabet in kinder­ garten to develop early reading, 19. The cardinal will address the and an intensified course in per­ sonal health and mental hyg~ene C<lnventioll banquet. Other con­ fOr grade school pup!ls, includ­ ve,ntion speakers will include Bishop Coleman F. Carroll of , ing special instruction f~r tho~ Miami, host to the convention, in grades five to eight bY VOIUB­ and Bisho:p Vincent S. Waters of teer.doctors' aiHi nurses.' ',:: Raleigh, N.C,;' national CDA ~ : . chaplain.' Ideals for Women , More' til an 1,000 delegates are ,Y~TICAN CITY (~C)~p.0P.e '.273 CENTRAL AVE~ ..).< .. e:Ji:pe,cted ro' attend the conven­ .tio~ at' which Margaret,~. . Paul VI, addr~ssing390 ,p~r~~~i­ BuckleY"."hevy ,€ h ase, Md;, au­ " pants in a study cours~dor dioc. ,WY· 2·6216'

'es8ii'leadersof Wonuin'e 'Cath~ preme',rel:ent, will preside. ',' ' , olicAction 'iii.-. italy, encoura~ them' 'to,' 'offer young' women NEW B~DFORD. _'

'j:'iirst, 'Nun, to,:, 'worthwhile Substitutes for tne eoilformism' and' emotionalism :,'A.t ~tCl1~ Con~~e which hesa,id have, been 'sO¢~:­ PROVIl>EN<;E (HC) ,The ety's "h~,biiual guiding i,Je~ 1or' . g first Catholic nun named RhOde to the ,.80_lo.. n_,. .....,;_... ','.~' , ' , - CO. 'faculty of, state oper~ted "Island C~:tl~ge, is ~i~r Jean,c:le Milan of' th~. ,qfay Nu~ of,~ ' __ . Cl~OSS. She will tea~h psycho­ '~.

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'of 'Lowell, Mass., Sister Jean now is on the faculty of Rivier' College for women, Nashua, N.H. She will receive a salary 0:1 $7,200 a year and will re,side a1 the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary Convent near the eolle~e.





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