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PAGE TWO THE GUARDIAN, JUNE 21, 1946 Authentic Cherished Edition of The heim: Version of.Bibl I June, 7h Month Of Many. ssion in Library Of The Most Reverend Bishop Memories For Bishop Morns; Three In the rem'arkable picture the Douay version, is the New much better condition, mostly be- , edition of the Bible, in English are shown above is the first edition Testament, which was published cause of a little finer leather used I Lawrence Kellam and John Fogny. of the Douay-Rheims version of in 1582, and printed at Rheims.in the binding. A leather crafts- There are many notations to be the Holy Bible, in the possession These remarkable volumes, whichman. in Little Rock gives his I found on the inside fly leaves, and of His Excellency, the Most Rev- the Bishop cherishes are nearlyopinion that the New .Testament I various names, Which show that erend Bishop. 400 years old. was bound in goat skin, with a[the book has passed from hand On the left is a reproduction o The battered covers of all three morocco iinisn, and m'e two voi- j to hand and nossiblv from family the first page of the Holy Bible, volumes show both age and use. umes of the Old Testament were to family bef"ore co'ming to the the first volume of the Old Testa- What was originally th'e finestf!nished in sheepskin, which was [possession of our Most ~teverend ment, published in 1609, accord-i leather is worn and discolored, sugnzJy ross auraom. I Bishop. l~g to the date at the bottom of ]On the first volume of the Old The book edges have a mottled, [ One oid note reads as follows: the page. Dates are also noticed : Testament publislmd in 1609, stenciled finish, and the inside [ "A 2nd edition of the Old Testa- on the cover of the first two books there is an almost indistinguish- cover of the New Testament re- Iment was nublished in 1635, 25-26 on the right. The second volume able coat of arms, originally peats this design in exquisite color, [ years later'than the 1st in 1609-10. of the Old Testament was publish- I stamped in gold leaf. watch isn t very aifferent from "A 2nd di io of the New the expensive bindings of the estam nt wa ' ed in 1610. ] 'The volume of the New Testa- . -. . I E t n ] T e ' s pubdshed in 1600, ; Next to the modern edition of ment, dated 1582, appears in present day books. , . . [ 18 years later than the 1st edition we are quoung below mmrma- l in 1582." ~,: .~ ' .' ,_ --===o~--_==.~:=.:.~.~ tion from the frontpiece of the[ Much can be learned from the Iltl '- " M0-" ~---~----e~:=-~ --=- ~New'' Te~ament: .... I first page of volume 1 of the Old +r,~:~ne ~re~aee t+o ~ne re~aer [Testament, which is reproduced R. F. DRUM ND CO ~..~ ..... ~??,. ,..,:%o. ,.,~/above. The letter of approbation t e t arts auons o~ rm~y ~cmp~ures | -ives the date of November 8 into the vulgar tongues, and name- / ..... .. ~ ' 1- into En'lish" -* th ........ ~.. / louv. nere was an ii page mr- Ii'll "f" "" ~ "" "* " ~' ~ .... .~"< I ward to the English readers, which FUNERAL DIRECTORS ~,,s i,~ew Testament 18 ~ransia~ea |was written durina the octave of rrlJ according to the ancient vulgar /--11 ....... ? "" ~" Latin text" and ~ +h ........ , | a ~amts, inns, Irom me ~ng- "ransla i-Z *~-^ Y:--~"" ............ ] lish College in Douay. Ambulance Service ,.... ,. ^.... ,~.:. ] Let us set forth below tbe hrst The express,,,,, 6,v=,, ,,, ~,,~ paragraph of the Preface of the ][[1 Serv':ce of Sincerity ill{~entence are exact as in the book, [ .......... but the shelling has been rnndlfipd | ulu l:esmmenq wmcn g~ves some into present day usage. -" ....... [ idea of the hardships the trans- 1014 Main St. Phone 4-0251 The printers of this, the first [ lators had to endure to get the ],[I ',Ill .:L .:- -.- -.-. --- :..'- --. Genuine Panama - Braids and Sailors 1t1[ All sizes---Shapes and Brims CA PIT. kL HAT Crone Hardware Company West Capitol Phone 2-1351 [[1[ J. J. Crone, Mgr. Littio Rock, Arkansas Ill[ Phone 4-1168 223 Main Street North Little Rock, Arkansas III I I Majestic Laundry and Cleaners . PHONE 2-2277 Little Rock 1000 W. Markham St. , Arkansas II I IIIII IIIIII I BOB Rossrs GREEN / Block West of 3rd & Main Italian Spaghetti ---Bar-B.Q Sandwiches and Plate Lunches _ -_'- -=- ..-. . .... __._ ........ 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He was ordained a priest and consecrated a bishop on the llth of June, and June 24 is the feast of the nativity of his patron saint, John the Bap- tist. The priests, the Religious Slovakia H Violence When Elections End Prague. (~)~The outstanding success of the Democratic party m Slovakia has stirred radical cir- cles into acts of violence and persecution, reports from the ~lovak capital of Bratislava in- and the faithful of this diocese feel that they have been especial- ly blessed in having had the good fortune to have had His Excel- lency for their Chief Pastor for so many years. These years have been very fruitful and the diocese has made giant strides toward the accomplishment of the many pro- jects which the Bishop set his hand to do. Very early in his career as a bishop, His Excellency realized that he must have an official or- gan, a diocesan paper that would reach every family within his jur- isdiction each week. The Guard- ian in every Catholic home has been the Bishop's fond desire. To use his own words about The Guardian, "I pray God that it may be an earnest champion of the cause of right, justice and truth, and an ardent defender of the re- ligion we all love so well." And through the years it has been, and The Guardian is now in practical- ly every Catholic home in the die- cese and it is widely read by peo- ple of all faiths in this it reaches far beyond the of this state in carrying its sage to readers thro~ country. The Seminary is his foundations that is the heart of the Bishop. it the "apple of his it furnishes this diocese others with priests to carry great work of saving John's Home Missions has been the fertile field in many native vocations developed. The faithful diocese, even those, who remote places, now have cess to all their spiritual The Bishop has been an promoter of Catholic all times. He has insisted Catholic children attend schools and he has schools wherever it has sible. In spite of all these tries the Bishop has not the unfortunate.For St. Joseph's Or monument to his zeal for dicate. , doned ct~ildren of all faith~ The Democratic party obtained institution for the aged ha~ 61. per cent of the votes cast in added to the others in Slovakia during the elections on years. In fact the Bishop ha May 26, compared with 30 per vided for every emergenO cent for the Communists. Slovak could arise. His flock ma~ Catholics supported the Demo- call him blessed, because b cratic party candidates, after the been a real shepherd and formation of an independent Ca- father to them all. In wishin tholic party had been barred by a Happy Birthday, we pra~ the authorities, his days among us may be 1~ "Persons unknown" entered the ened. Ad Multos Annosl printing plant of Cas, daily news- paper of the Democratic party " " II published in Baratislava, destroy- Bolivian Govern, ed type and machinery to such an Aiding Eucharistl extent that the journal could not be published. Congress Plans Reports reaching here state Sucre, Bolivia. (E)--The g~ that a number of prominent Cath. ment of Bolivia is offeri~ olic laymen have been arrested, cooperation to the promoter Most of them were former mere. directoi~ of the National ~t bers of the Slovak parliament un- der ex-Premier Tiso. Among those istic Conress to be held i~ taken into custody was Paul Car- the third in the history of I~ nogursky, a member of the staff June 27-30. of Katholicke Noviny. Catholic In connection with the c~ weekly published in Bratislava. ---the government has turn.ev Mr. Carnogursky, who was a the use of school buildi~ member of the Tiso parliament, Bishop Morris is shown here house the pilgrims, has art.! had been arrested a year ago butentertaining a very distinguish- excursion rates on the r~ was released after a few months ed visitor, Cardinal Stritch of to the scene of the congre~ when his friends submitted evi- Chicago. The picture was madeprovided time for the daily dence that he had been an under-when Cardinal Stritch, then gress Hour" on the gover~ ground anti-German worker and Archbishop, visited Little Rock radio station La Plata, andhS helped Slovak partisans. His re-on the occasion of the Conse-mised free aerial transpO~ arrest is taken here as an indica- cration of Bishop Fletcher inin Bolivia for prelates fro~, tion that post-election conditions April 1940. countries attending the eve~* in Slovakia have reached a rather critical stage~ _-__ ~ ~~ Book ready for pubJ[ication: "At last through -God's good- ness (most dearly beloved) we PITTSBURGH PAINTS send you here the greater part of the Old Testament: as long since you received the New: faithfully translated into English. The resi- due is in hand to be finished: and your desire thereof shall not now (God prospering our intention) be long frustrated. As for the im- pediments, which hitherto have hindered this work, they all pro- ceded (as many do know) of one general cause, our poor estate in banishment. Wherein expecting The Best in Paints and Wallpaper Phone 4-1661 419 West Capitol better means, greater difficulties rather ensued. Nevertheless, you will hereby the more perceive our fervent good will, ever to serve you, in that we have brought forth this Tome, in these hardest times, of about forty years, since this College was most happily be- gun. Wherefore we nothing doubt, but you our dearest, for whom we have dedicated our lives, will both pardon the long delay, which we could not well prevent, and accept now this fruit of our labors with like good affection, as we acknowledge them due, and offer the same unto you." Dlrcctlon It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.--Mabel Newcomber. The Offices and Co-Workers of The Little Rock, Arkansas Extend Greetings and Best Wishes to His Excellency The Most Reverend Bishop John B. Morris and the Ordination Class of 1946.