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i i 0 / Page Four "THE DBSEIqVEK THE OBSERVER Published Every Thursday ,t The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Rockford THE OBSERVER- Publication offices 845 Bluff St. Dubuque, owa. Entered as second-class matter Nov. 27. 1835, at the Post Of Bee at Dubuque. Iowa. underx the act of March 3. 1879. Subscription--Prepaid: United States. yearly. $1.00; Canada. $2.50; Europe, $3.00. An communications should be addressed to the once 0f T]HZE OBSERVER, Box 479. Freeport IlL FEDERAL SCHOOL AID BILL UNLIKELY TO PASS The State Committee on Education and Labor has reported favorably a bill to pave the way for federal aid to the states for sec- ondary education, reports the news service of the National Catholic Welfare Conference. It is not the first of these so-called state- aid measures. Because it would authorize the appropriation of a substantial sum of money and eventually call for the appropriation of several hundred million dollars annually, it is not likely to receive favorable consideration, says the news service. It has not been ac- corded the blessing of the budget bureau and is not on the administration's legislative pro- gram. Nevertheless/the measure is of significance because it represents the crystallization of the idea of federal responsibility for secondary education. The senate committee says it has approved the bill "because it accepts the ,pro- position that the federal government no less than the states has a fundamental interest in the education of our cizefis ; that in the final anal) sis there can be fie educational progress except through promoting the welfare of the men, women and children of the nation ; and that without public education that welfare cannot be effectively promoted." From the Catholic point of view, the Rev. Dr. George Johnson, director of the depart- ment of education of the National Catholic Welfare Conference, appeared before a sen- ate sub-committee on March 3 and said the administrative board of the N. C. W. C. op- posed this measure "in its present form." Dr. Johnson said "the interest of the federal gov- ernment is in all the children of the United States and it should not pass legislation that i would discriminate against any of them." He added that "it is strange indeed that this bill, which in most respects follows the recom- mendations of the Advisory Committee on Education , should ignore them on one very important issue." Himself a member of the advisory com- mittee, Dr. Johnson said he interpreted that body's report as meaning "that as far as the federal government is concerned, there should be no disposition to prevent the states from making it possible for schools that are per- forming apublic service, even though the.>- are not tax-supported, to share in the aid received from the federal government on the same basis as schools that are tax-supported." Aside from the Catholic position on the bill, the fact that the question of federal control over education will undoubtedly be raised pre- sages considerable difficulty for the measure. After reviewing the inequalities in the state educational systems, the committee adds: "The real remedy for the situation is the col- lection of revenue by the federal government and the extension of grants to the states for BY OTHER EDITORS False Christians The land is lousy with pseudo- Christians--and we hope the vul- garian adjectiive is only figurative. To borrow from the Notre Dame Bulletin---"The hetedogeneous, arti- ficial hook-up of Christian liberals, including religious groups and clergymen, with Pinks and Reds is surely a united affront to Catholic- ism and Democracy both. It is an indignity pointed at your person as a religionist and as an American. Why believers in God should link themselves up with militant athe- ists is a mystery unless in common both wish to express their anti- Catholicism. You expect this kind of hostility from Reds and suspect it in Pinks. But when you get it from Christians, more especially from clerics, you think of them as so many judases betraying the Master. They use, as Judas did, the outstretched hand and the kiss."-=-Milwaukee Catholic Herald Cltizem Power of Hate The notorious "'Judge" Ruther- ford has enough followers in the city of Chicago-to circularize ev- ery home, every apartment there within twelve hours, a feat they recently accomplished. When you realize that the vast majority of his satelites get NO pay for ring- ing doorbells---except perhaps the devilish aatisfaction of peddling his gospel of hate--you have an inkling here of how ingrained in 20th century human nature is ac- tive opposition, to religion. Chi- cago Is just one metropolis of hun- dreds tn this country where the "Judge" operates--M i 1 w a u k e e Catholic Herald Citizen. Nazi Tactics I cannot even tell the story of the secret state police and the fate of many of my dearest friends. It is hard to imagine to what depths human depravity can sink. Cells have been lined with elec- trict light bulbs so that a pris- oner feels as though he were dy- i'ng of thirst. At the same time he is forced to listen continually to recorded speeches of Goering.. Very few people can stand that for more than three or four months. People cannot stand this modern system of torture, this continual fright.., after thre6 i days of it I have seen a man come i out looking like a man of 70 with i whitened haid.--H. Bruening, Cath- olic former Chancellor of Germany. Tyranny " The attempt of the Communists to break up a Los Angeles Catholic meeting addressed by Miss Aileen O'Bnen, a former nurse in Gen. France's army shows "the essen- tial tyranny that runs in every fibre, lurks in every cranny of Communism. It is ruthless in its intolerance. It smothers with elem- ental brutality the instincts of free men and free women. It would drown out of a hearing honest dis- cussion and reasonable approach. It has one law for itself, another for groups that will not submit to its elemental savagery."--Ave Maria. A Dare Probably the most effective pro- paganda center tn this country will be opened at the World's Fair in New York. Little press notice has been given it for obvious reasons. The Bible for Today Readings from Sacred Scripture selected and' arranged by the Ray. L J. Semper. Litt.D. author of "The Fins Gold of the Old Testament" A CALL TO THE NATIONS " (Psalm 116) O praise the Lord, all ye nations! Praise him, all ye peoples! For his mercy is poured out upon us, And the truth of the Lord endureth for ever. NOTE: This psalm, the shortest In the Psalter, i$ an invitation to all nations to praise God. specific purposes such as is contemplated in S. 1305." . The usual objecton hitherto made to grants to the states for educational purposes is that, sooner or later, the federal government will take direction and control over the school sys- tem This has been taken into consideration in the drafting of th measure. On this point the committee says: "In order, hov,'ever, that there may be no doubt as to theintent of the bill, with respect to the autonomy of the states and local school authorities, the bill contains specific prohibi- tions as to things that shall n0tbe done. Most of these appear in Section I, which contains what is in effect a 'Bill of Rights' for Ameri- can educatmn. - This and other precautions to safeguard the autonony of the states have not altogeth- er satisfied the opposition. The contention is made that they are only a formula, which can be changed at any time. As a practical mat- ter, it is argued, if the federal government puts up the money, itwill, in the end, insist upon prescribing, in one way or another, how the money is to be spent and what it is to be spent for. It is probable that the dissenting members of the committee will make a min- ority report setting forth this and other ob- jections to the bill The measure, therefore, gets down to the bedrock of political cohtroversy--the func- tions of the federal and state governments. On this point the committee says: "The very nature of the economic system of the United States makes an equitable dis- tribution of public services supported by state and local taxation a matter of practical im- possibility. Concentration in a few places of ownership, control and tax-paying ability based on resource, scattered throughout the nation calls for an increasing degree of fed- eral participation in the support of educa- tional " " services. From this it appears, by the testimony of its proponents, that the bill represents in some measure an abandonment of the tradi- tional principle of states' rights. Because of this it will collide, head on, with the oppon- ents of political centralization. STILL AT IT Certain forces in the United States are still trying to make the motion picture an agency of pr9paganda for foreign left wing isms. Walter \\;Vanger started it with his film "Blockade," which was propaganda for the Communist-Anarchist "Loyalist" faction in Spain. The picture was rejected at the box office by an enraged public who resented be- ing served propaganda when they were really paying for entertainment. Nov,- Mr. Wanger, probably to his own great surprise, finds himself a martyr. He has capitalized on his reputation and makes speeches about "dealing with actualities," and the "public not being afraid of ideas." More formidable than Mr. Wanger is a lit- tle group of New York agitators which has organized "Films for Democracy," to bring pressure at the box office for the production of "truthful, fearless films that will present a constructive portrayal of the contemporary scene." Naturally we ask what these gentlemen mean by that potent word Democracy. Exam- ination of the list of their leaders shows that most of them were identified with the cause of "Loyalist" Spain. Anyone who thinks that the Madrid junta of Reds, murderers and church burners was democratic simply doesn't know what democracy is. Their brand of de- mocracy is bound to be an inferior and a dan- gerous substitute. "Films for Democracy" is a fake. The Soviet exhibit will undoubted- ly be a source of inspiriation to the comrades here as well as a way to reach millions of people who other- wise would miss CP overtures. What about a boycott of the So- viet exhibit; or better still an or- ganization dedicated to 24 hour a day distribution of Catholic litera- ture in front of the exhibit as long And Life Goes On lV d. P. M. America's Most Widely Un-read Columnist "Fragment It doesn't take a statue Or a marble plaque so rare To honor the departed And keep his memory fair; Little acts of kindness As we go passing by Are the things that keep a mem- ory green And never let it die! Salute A cluster of gardenias to Rev. Wm. Holub for his book, just off the press. The title is "On the Humor Side" and it is a compilation of jokes and humorous stories pertaining to the clergy. Fine discrimination is evidenced in the selection of the contents and a most creditable vol- ume is the result. More power to yuu, Rev rm. and may its sales amaze you! (And thanks for the dedication. I am honored.) A Hero Passes Young Peter Sehroeder, here's you. name Set down here for fleeting fame; What deed heroic have you done? Don't you read my columns, every one! Quickie And have you heard that the G-men are hot on the trail of the Easter Bunny? Claim he's respons- ible for most of the hard-boiled "eggs" cluttering up the country just now. To Spring April showers bring May flowers But the Spring wind's soft canden- za Oft brings something not so quaint I'm speaking of influenza. Rainy Night Across the street from me, work- men are starting in to raze an old brick building that was there long before I was born. As far back as I can remember, that old red brick building was there, standing squat and low on the corner, four square to every wind that blew. And now a gang of workmen, some of them young and quite merry about it all, are hanging away. smashing and pulling timbers and doors apart with gusto. Where are the workmen now who toiled to raise that old red brick in the days agone? Were their problems the same as now be- set the crew so busily engaged in tearing down so rapidly what they once built so slowly and patiently? were they, too, worried and har- rassed about rents due, illness in the family, budgets to be balanced? Very likely. And now, the gentle winds of early April whisper through the young grasses shoot- ing up above their scattered and lonely graves. But wait. Isn't this just a little silly, sitting here looking out the window and waxing sentimental over the yanking down of a shabby old red brick that mayhap should have come down a long time ago? Don't folks say that if it weren't pulled down now, it would probably soon fall down? Then what? But remember, I knew many of the people whom that old red roof has sheltered down all these years. I've seen the children hurry down those old wooden steps on their way to school. I've seen the doctor climb them on a bitter winter's night when the icy winds whistled around that old corner and when a human life hung in balance. Within I and blocks adjacent? Isn't/there still a legend about the almost un- believable opulence of the "free lunch" for which this old corner was so justly famous? Yes, I'm quite sure there is. Dimly I can re- member peeking, with the other kids of the neighborhood, into the side window at the bewildering dis- i)lay of tasty appetizers so tempt- ingly arrayed on the old mahogany bar. little daily gathering of the busi- ness men of the neighborhood there within those cool brick walls about eleven in the morning and again about four o'clock in the afternoon. Colonel H., Phil, Pete, Bill, Ed, Gus, George, Jim--and others. Many an issue important to the development of the old town was discussed and fostered there and not even the passing of these many years has dimmed the luster of many a god story that went the rounds on that old spot. Last night, there was a gentle April rain, and a soft wind whis- pered around the corner and rattled the loose sills and door jambs for the last time. I stood a while in the shadows of the building across the street, watching and listening. It couldn't, could it, have been the "boys" gathering for one last pow- wow on the good old stamping ground? But that, of course, is just plain foolish. Even the tearing down of an old familiar landmark is no excuse for a guy's getting no- I tions like this. Just plain silly, that's what it is. Or, is it? In Memory of Tim Crowley Tim Crowley's gone to Heaven For the Lord wanted him; Heaven will be the gainer Though we will all miss Tim. His rollicking good nature His everlasting smile Were symbol of the shamro'ck That grows on Erin's isle. And God who made the mountain And grass that bows to Him Vill surely smile a welcome And find a place for Tim. --Anthony F. Klinkner Ain't Education Grand? Not to be outdone by the Har- vard student who recently lowed a gold-fish, comes now a student of the University of Chi-i cage, John Patrick hy name, who chewed and swallowed two and one half phonograph records. This hit of intriguing information is re- layed just in case you happen to be among the old die-hards who con- tend that modern education isn't really turning out worthwhile do- and-dare sort o' guys. The Movie Influence Southend, England : Arrested here for beating his wife a local man blamed American movies. "The films have Americanized my wife," he declared, "She calls me 'big boy' and when I tell her to do anything she says, 'O. K. Chief'."-- Vehat no "Aw, nuts" or "Sez you?" Thought For the Day Whenever anything new crops up That gives a sign of promise Just look around and somewhere near You'll find a "doubting Thomas"; If our fathers before us weren't game To risk many a "kick in the pants," I wonder where we'd be today If they never took a chance? these old brick wails. I've shared I closely ]n the 3oys and sorrows of ]"Things At Their Worst Must many of the people who abided I Cease (Oh, Yeah.) " ,W ? , there.   And just in case you think you ve And wasn't there for years and Ilived through the worst of things, years a tavern there  Wasn t it k ' " [ indly be advised that the theatres quite a gathering place for thelare starting Bank Night all over good fellows of the neighborhood l again. a s T h e F a i r I a s t s. O r m a y b e w e .""A= = %%%%%%%%..;. ....%.. . ..%.... 2..%%%%.. ..j. Catholics really haven't got whet 4 ' it takes: This is a dare.--Catholic  d' __ f 4, 'T'.lb f It ff _ _" _ _ J' Communications to ermany, lwexmo  We wonder what the 'Dailyl THE OBSERVER, BOX 479. FREEPORT, ILL Worker" New York's Communist ............................................... .g. v v vvvvvvvvv v vvv vvv vvvvvvv v vvvv v vvvvvvv vvvvvv NOTICE It ts important that all questlons be signed with the sender's nares and CO3LPLETE address (not In- itials) ; otherwise, the questions will not be answered. No names are ever published. Questions whleh ask for a privato answer must be accompanied by a selfo addressed, stamped envelop We invite only honest and worthwhile questions. Q. In the evening of three days during Holy Week there is a service called Tenebrae, which word I know means "darkness." But why are the candles put out one by one, every few minutes? A. On the evenings of Holy Wed- nesday, Holy Thursday, and Good Friday, Matins, or Tenebrae, are sung as an evening devotion. This service is called Tenebrae (dark- ness) because formerly it was held during the night and a part of it without light. Tenebrae consists of psalms and lamentations and les- sons having reference to the suf- ferings of Christ. At the beginning of the Tenebrae fifteen candles are burning on a triangular candlestick in the sanc- tuary. At the end of each psalm one candle is extinguished, until only one is left burning, at the point of the triangle. At the Bene- dictus the candles on the altar are extinguished and the one remain- ing burning on the triangle is taken by a server, lifted on high, and then concealed behind the al- tar. Suddenly a loud nois is made in the darkness. Then the server re- turns with the candle still burn- ing. Q. Why are candles put out, one by one? A. This gradual extinction of the lights has a beautiful meaning. Light bespeaks Joy; darkness sor- row. Our sorrow deepens and deep- ens at the thought that soon the Light of the world will be extin- guished upon the cross. Also the gradual extinction of the candles is to remind us of the Prophets of the Old Testament who gave testi- mony of Christ, for which they were persecuted and put to death. It reminds us also of the Apostles and Disciples who hid themselves during the Passion. Christ, the Light of the world, Is represented Will It Last? The Old Gopel's Modernly Applied by Rt. Rev. P. M. H. Wynhoven, Editor, Catholio Action of the South New Orleans, La. Funny Sheet, has to say about the trial business marriage between its darling Communistic Mexico and its pet hatred, Nazi Germany. Nothing perhaps, because the "Daily Worker" must always wait to find out what it can say from Moscow.--Light. Children Not Wanted Brigadier General Sir Ernest Makins, in Parliament, showed up the hard-heartedness of the pres- ent generation towards children when he pointed out that a radio appeal by an animal society for funds brought $90,000, while an ap- peal for an infants' hospital brought only $915. The wealthy in England es well as America prefer animals to children. Life, they think, is so much more comfortable and easier without this responsibil- ity!--Catholic Mirror, Springfield, Mass. King George Comes Latest reports from London indi- cate that preparations for the visit of the British royalty to the United States have been completed. The king and queen will tour the coun- try in May and June. The British newspapers reveal that Yanke1si are fighting to meet and entertain their majesties; that the "snobbish East has visited the British em- bassy in Washington and left call- ing cards in an amazing quantity-- mounting to a height of two feet, six inches." Telegrams, letters, and even presents are flowing in daily. That a snobbish, social-climbing set should work itself into a frenzy over the possibility of mingling with royalty is nothing strange. Such groups are evidence of infer- iority fear. No such frenzy exists in the wholesome national Amer- ican mind. The zest of an Eastern socialite to crash a royal party does not reflect the vast body of American citizenry which is more concerned about secret treaty obli- gations than awed by any bright splash of royalty.--Ave Maria. Though broken up Into more than seven thousand islands, the total area of the Philippines is no &,renter than the State of Arizona. "Peace Be to You" Easter is gone again Was it a happy Easter? It depended entire- ly on how you spent Lent in pre- paration for Easter. If those days of penance, prayer and spiritual opportunities were emlJloyed in all sincerity and earnestness in bring- ing yourselves closer to God by the Then, too, I seem to remember a realization of your unworthiness and sinfulness and a determination to do better in the future, then Easter was a happy day in the en- joyment of the peace of mind and heart that the risen Savior brought to you. Many Catholics kept Lent, came to holy Mass every morning, fol- lowed the Lenten devotion with piety, perhaps made the parish mis- sion which, more than anything else, fired them with ne wresolves and holy intentions. These Catho- lics were all happy on Easter Sun- day . How long will their Easter happiness last ? Perhaps it's gone already today. If this spiritual gladness and joy of a week ago has left your hearts then you have an indication that you are drifting away from God even now, that the sorrow for your sins was not deep-rooted and very sincere; your religious spurt was only superficial or sentimental or not animated by worthy motives. Hbw can you tell whether you made a worthwhile Easter con-- fession and Communion? A small boy was on the point of death. HIS agonized parents sent for Don Bosco; but he came too late, the boy was dead when he ar- rived. Like Our Lord, the saint said to the grieving people when he came in: "Your son is only sleeping." He entered the death chamber and shook the pale cold corpse and said: "Charles, Charles, arise." The child opened his eyes, "Oh, it's you, Don Bosco," he spoke, "I have been calling you so long. 1 thought I was going down to hell for a sin I have never confessed." He confessed his fault with all the fervor and contrition of his young soul. After two hours Don Bosco asked him: "Would you rather stay on earth or go to paradise?" The boy replied with a smile of hope- fulness and anxiety: "Oh, to para- dise, Don Bosco! .... Au revoir, then, my son," replied the saint and the boy died. Anybody with true, lively faith after making a good, sincere con- fession, would rather die in that state than to live on, if it he God's will and take a chance. Did you have the feeling that you would rather die after your Easter con- fession than to live on! Most prob- ably you did notr because there are so many things you want to live for, there are so many rea- sons that you cannot be missed yet. When you will sit down and patiently analyse your reasons for wishing your existence on earth ex- tended, you will come to the con- clusion that the wish to prolong your life is not based exactly on a fervent desire to serve God bet. ter in the future than you have done in the past. Still, the only thing that matters to anyone in this life is to die a happy death For the rest we are dispensable, no matter how import- ant our position is. The world will go on without any of us. Peace of mind and heart and con- science is what everybody should strive for in order to be happy on earth and die successfully; it is this spiritual delight and confidence which one experiences after a good confession. Confession was instituted by Our Lord for that purpose. He entrust- ed the source of His peace to his priests through the absolution of sins. Do not make your confes- sions automatic or periodical. It does not make any difference when and how often you decide to go to confession; the time to go is when the devil through his temp- tations tries to rob you of the pre- cious treasure of a peaceful con- science. !by the one candle left burning. Its being carried behind the altar re- minds us how Christ in His bitter sufferings and death concealed His power and majesty from the world. The noise made with the wooden clappers represents the confusion and the earthquake that took place at the death of Christ. The bringing of the candle, still burning, from behind the altar, re- minds us of how the Saviour, glor- ious and immortal, came forth from the tomb on the morning of the third day. Q. What is the difference be- tween a heretic and an apostate? A. Any baptized person who while retaining the name of Chris- tian, obstinately denies or doubts any of the truths proposed for be- lief by the divine and Catholic faith, is a heretic; if he abandons the Christian faith entirely, he is cal|ed an apostate; if a man re- fuses to be suject to the Pope, or to have communication with the members of the Church subject to the Pope, he is a schismatic. Q. Could a divorced Catholic practice her religion? A. There may be cases in which a woman or man is justified in liv- ing separately from husband or wife and/, if proper church author- ization has been obtained, a legal separation ao guard one's civil rights may be applied for. Such people would not be divorced in the sense of being free to marry someone else. They would be ob- liged, as all other Catholics are, to practice their religion. Q. If one receives the sacrament of matrimony in the state of mortal sin, is the marrage invalid? A. Such a person sins grievous- ly, but the marriage is valid, i. e, Alright. Q. Please make a reply to this statement: "God is too good to damn me or any other man," A. It is not God who damns you; it is you who damn yourself. God is no more the cause of hell than of sin whfch has given birth to hell. Why then does He permit sin? Because having endowed you with the most sublime of all His gifts, that of intelligence, which renders you llke to Himself, and having pre- pared eternal happiness tar you, it # Ungrateful Thief Robs From Church Chicago--Otto Emerieh, 19, a poor box thief labeled by the judge the "lowest, meanest thief ever to face" him, was sentbnced to jail here for having robbed the poor boxes of St. Peter's church after he had been sheltered and fed at the church because he was home- less and had been caught stealing before but had not been prosecuted. Bishop Denies Nazi Menace In South Philadelphia--Amid varied views of Fascist pentration of Latin America, the Most Rev. James H. Ryan, Bishop of Omaha, who re- turned a short time ago from a six- week tour of the South American republics, told the opening sessions of the annual meeting of the Amer- ican Academy of Political and So- cial Science here that democracy in the Latin republics to the south had little to fear from Nazi propa- ganda. Propose Statue of Father Gibault Washington--The sum of $50,000 would be appropriated for the erection of Cahokia, Ill., of a statue to "the patriot priest, Father Pier- re Gibault," under the terms of a resolution introduced in the House of Representatives by Edwin M. Schaefer of Illinois. was not fitting that He should treat y6u like the animal creation who have not that intelligence and are made only for this world. It was not fitting that you should be forced to receive God's gifts; it was needful that you should use your intelligence to accept freely and acquire for yourself the treas- ures of eternal bliss. This is why God has given to ns together with intelligence, moral liberty, that is to say, the faculty of choosing with our free will between good and eviL Lobe Lecture Fails The American tour of the Rev. Leocadio Lobo, suspended priest, speaking and soliciting funds for the cause of the Spanish Leftists, seems, like the cause itself, to have met with failm:e. The suspended clergyman has addressed handful aud- iences in several of the larger cities and the collections were, in every case, meager. Secular newspapers generally disre- garded the meetings, an indication that th'e collapse of the Barcelona government has carried with it any further in- terest in the Spanish Leftist cause and in the spokesmen, sus- pended clergymen and others, sent to this country to arouse sympathy and solicit financial support. In Louisvfille, Father Lobo spoke to an audience of 75 ersons. The collection realized ;20. In Indianapolis, there was an audience of about 60. There was an admission charge of 25 cents. Little cash was forth- coming in response to a plea, but there were several "pledges." In Chicago, about i65 persons attended--about hal/ of them women. About 500 persons in San Francisco heard Father Lobo speak. Fifty-dollar donations were asked, but the highest of- fer was $5. :In Los Angeles, whcre only one of the secular newspapers gave his visit publicity, the audience numbered about 125. A collection of $141.25, in cash, checks and "pledges" was an- nounced. About the Bible The Synoptic problem (continued) 3--"According to the Two-Docu- ment theory, the oldest and original document was a collection of the sayings of the Lord, which con- tained the Sermon on the Mount, the temptations of our Lord, and a number of other incidents. This collection of sayings is no longer extant as a distinct document. Next, St. Mark wrote his Gospel which was an original and inde- pendent composition. Then our !present St. Matthew's Gospel (in Greek) and St. Luke's Gospel were compiled; the evangelist in each case took Mark's Gospel as his model and chief source, and to this framework he added the say- ings of our Lord and finally ma- terials peculiar to his Gospel. "The Two-Document theory can- not be reconciled with the constant tradition of the Church--a traditioff which can be traced to the begin- ning of the second century--that St. Matthew's Gospel preceded the others and was originally written in Aramaic; Mark used this Gos- pel when composing his own Gos- pel in Greek; then the Greek trans- lation of Matthew was made in partial dependence on Mark but in substantial conformity with the Aramaic original; Luke wrote in partial dependence on Matthew and edition. Mark but had other sources at his disposal. "4.--The best solution seems to be the follo,--.g: Mark and Luke used the writings of their prede- cessors: in addition, each Evan- I gelist used sources and oral tradi- tions peculiar to himself. (St, Luke could have used information obtained from the Blessed Virgin for his narration of the birth and infancy of Jesus. St. Mark prob- ably used material obtained from St. Peter, for Mark's gospel is the memoirs of St. Peter.) The dif- ferences can be explained partly by the variations in the oral Gos- pel, partly by the style, special purpose and personality of each of the Evangelists." Catholics Help Edit 'Main Kamp' New York-- Two outstanding Catholics are"among the scholars who have collaborated in the first unexpurgated English translation of Mein Kampf, autobiography of Adolf Hitler, which has just been published here by Reynal and Hitchcock. Dr. Carlton J. H. Hayes, Professor of History at Columbia University, this city, and George N. Schuster, author and a contributing editor to The Commonweal, are the Catholic scholars who have worked iu the preparation of the LEGION OF DECENCY CLASS A, See.. 1--Unobjectionable For General Patronage Adventures of Hucldeo Mikado. The berry Finn My Wife's Relatives Adventures of Jane At- Mystery of Mr. Wang. den The Almost a Gentleman Nancy Drew. Reporter Biondie Meets the Boss Navy Secrets Eoy Trouble Night Rider, The Bulldog Drummond's North of the Yukon Secret Police North of Shanghai Challenge, The Outlaws' Paradise Code o fthe Cactus Pride of the _Navy Flying Irishman Ranger's Round-Up- Headlys at Home. Te Bed River Range Hell's House Renegade Trail. The Homicide Bureau Renfrew of the Great Home on the Prairie Ride 'Era Cowgirl Ice Follies of 1939. The Rio Grande I Was a Convict Rough Riders Round Jones Family in Holly- wood. The Kentucky Let Freedom Ring Little Princese. The Lone Star Pioneers Mexicali Rose Mr. Mote in Danger Island Up Rolling Westward Secret Service of the Air J Sixty Glorious Years Smashing the Spy Ring You Can't Cheat an Society Smugglers Honest Man Songs and Bullets Zaza Songs and Saddles Spirit of Culver, The Story of Vernon and D-ene Castle, The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, The Streets of New York ubmarine Patrol Sundown on the Prairls Sweethearts Swing That Cheer Texan Wildcats Texas Stampede That's My Story Three Smart Girls Grow Up Thundering West Tom Sawyer. DetecUve Trigger Smith Wanted by the PoLice Where the Buffalo Roam White Trail Winner Takes All CLASS A, Sac, F--Unobjectionable For Adults King of Chinatown King of the Turf Let Us Live Lone Wolf's Spy Hunt Love Affair Made for Each Other Midnight My Son Is a Criminal Mystery of the Vhtte Room Off the Record Oklahoma Kid One Third of a Nation Prison Without Bars Ride a Crooked Mile Risky Business Saint Strikes Back Sergeant Madden Stagecoach Star Reporter St. Louis Blues Strange Faces Sudden Money Suez There's That Woman Again They Made Her a Spy They Were Five Three Musketeers Twelve Crowded Hours l:nder the Big Top Undercover Agent W'omau Doctor You Can't Get Away with Murder Beachcomber. The Beauty for the Asking Blackwell's Tsland Bouquets from Nicholas Boy Slaves Broadway Serenade Care Society Code of the Streets Dark Victory. Everyb0dy' s Baby Fast and Loose Forged Passports Hound of the Basker- villas, The Illegal Trafflo Inside Story I Stand Accused I'm from Missouri CLASS B--Objectionable In Part Bizarre. Bizarre Never Say Die Yes. My Darling Champs Elysees School for Husbands Daughter (Rewsed Crossroads Tall Spin Version) ; Heart of Paris . CLASS C--Conemned Assassin of Youth It's All In Your Mind Pltfalls of Youth Damaged Good L'Orage Hate Sulclde lmcstas Marriage Forblddeu .l.ves n Rnndage With a Smtle Note: "qSlrtb og a Baby'' (not suited for exhlbltton n a ouhllo theatre) and "Blockade" (DroDa=.nda .r in snecil liflcations SEPARATELY CLASSIFIED The ill of the People Spain Fights On) L. Frank--4)bservatlon: A docu, mentary film containing propagand& for the Madrid-alencig Government tu Spalm