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The Maroon NEW ORLEANS, LA., SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1925 VOL. II No. 10 ANNUAL RETREAT FOR STUDENTS IS CARDED, APRIL 6-8 Father Walsh, of Springhill, to Conduct Services. The usual Lenten Feature CDi Catholic colleges, the annual retreat of the student body will take place at Loyola University church during the three days. April fD, 7, and 8. The university has been very fortunate in obtaining as Director of the retreat, the Rev. J. M. Walsh. S. J.. Dean of the college department of Spring Hill. Father Walsh is a very earnest and convincing speaker. He is well known to Loyola students of l')J4 when he was director of sodalities and lecturer on philosophy. As sodality director he interested sodalists in widei reading on Catholic social, ethical and philosophical subjects. To promote and stimulate the same interest in others, the sodalists circulated a great number of Catholic pamphlets treating of these subjects. In order of exercises during the n treat will lie posted on the bulletin boards. MARQUETTE LADIES MONTHLY MEETING Ftaved Walk Between Marquette and Bobet Halls Voted; Grading of Grounds to Be Resumed. On Tuesday afternonn, March 3, the Ladies Auxiliary Marquette Association met at Loyola for the regular monthly meeting. The president, Miss L. Dclßondio, who was absent from the February meeting because of illness, presided. After the meeting was called to order, Father Giglio, acting as temporary chaplain opened proceeding with a prayer. The secretary, Mrs. J. D. Bloom read the minutes of the February meeting, which were approved. This was followed in order by the report of the financial secretary. Miss Alice I.eckert. and of the treasurer, Mi-,s Mary Walsh. Both reports were approved. The standing committees were next called upon for their reports. The chairman of the committee on grounds. Mrs. 1.. A. Jones spoke forcefully on the urgent need for a paved walk between Marquette and Bobet Halls. The paved walk which at present runs to the Burke Memorial is in a bad state of disrepair, and is. moreover, inadequate. It stops at the Burke Memorial, failing to reach the entrance to Bobet Hall. The great number of students passing from Marquette to Bobet Hall for Pharmacy and Dental lectures and laboratories, makes the need of a suitable paved walk imperative. The Ladies voted unanimously that Mrs. L. A. Jones proceed with the work. Father Giglio informed the meeting that he would have the city redeem its promise to send a tractor and grading i machine to complete the levelling of the grounds around Bobet Hall. The secretary announced that there were still some copies of Fr. Biever's book unsold and called upon the members to aid in their sale. The April meeting of the Association \ will be held. Tuesday. April 7. LOYOLA GYM TO BE SCENE OF PAGEANT Parochial School Children to Participate. In the Loyola gymnasium, on Easter Sunday, at ,i 1,. M.. the Catholic schools schools of New Orleans will give a pageant. The color scheme and the setting of the pageant will be based on the Crusade period of Catholic history.Easter Sunday was selected for the date of the pageant for the obvious reason that the ceremony on such an occasion will be an impressive and inspiring one. The title given the pageant, "Easter Awakening." is for this reason an appropriate one. Some three or four thousand children from all the parochial schools in the city will participate in the event. The larger schools will furnish the material for the nucleus of some ten numbers while the smaller schools will have about three thousand children taking part in a monster chorus. The period of the Crusades, and especially the Children's Crusade, will be depicted. This era of so much religious fervor should furnish an interesting text. Certainly, never in the world's history has there been such a show of devotion to the Almighty as these little innocent hearts effected. A tableau representing the Church and the Nations will form the setting for at least one of the numbers. The Loyola Band will accompany the choral singing as well as present one "i' two numbers. BEGGARS BANQUET AFTER INITIATION Messrs. Gaudin, Egan and Kernaghan Formally Received. At a banquet held at the La Louisiana Restaurant, the Beggars Fraternity formally received its three pledges, the Messrs. William Kernaghan, Hilary Gaudin and Joseph Egan, as members. The banquet, held on March 14. came as a tilting climax to a long period of pledgeship and a trying initiation. Mr. Harry Kinsella, the toastmaster for the occasion, gave the new members a brief talk on the commendable manner in which they had conducted themselves during their pledgeship and then called upon Mr. Kmile Rive, who heartily welcomed them and expressed the high hopes which the Beggars held for them in the future. Mr. P. A. Gaudet then impressed upon the new men the relation which the fraternity held with Loyola and exhorted them to ever be ready to sacrifice themselves for a "Greater Loyola." Mr. Henry O'Connor followed with short talk on the meaning of being a Beggar and was succeeded by Mr. Gardere Moore who noted the progress of the fraternity since the day when he, the founder, had first assembled ten students of the university with the purpose of organizing a fraternity. Mr. Price Crane then instructed them on the feeling they should have for one another and for the other members. Speeches by the new members then concluded the program. FATHER SULLIVAN GIVEN RECEPTION Moore, Armand, Boagni and Walcott Extend Students' Greetings. Father Florence I). Sullivan was formally introduced to the student body as president of Loyola University, by the acting president. Father Giglio, at a meeting of the students in the auditorium, March 12. A program of music and addresses of greetings and congratulation made the occasion a memorable one. Gardere Moore extended the greetings of the Arts and Science department to the new president and he was followed by C. J. Armand, of the Dental college, K. J. Boagni. of the Law department. Charles Walcott of Ihe Pharmacy school. Father Sullivan then warmly thanked the student body for the reception and praised them for the work that has been done as well as outlining the policies of the University for the future. Following the reception, classes were dismissed for the day. LAW SODALITY BEING FORMED R. J. St. Paul to Head the Law Section of the Sodality. Much interest has been shown by the night students in forming a Law Section of the Sodality of the Blessed LOYOLA U. BAND MAKES SURPRISING ADVANCEMENT Will Render a Special Program to Be Broadcasted By Radio Station WWL. The co-operation which the students have given the music professor Mr. Cupero and the faculty advisor of the baud. Rev. Father Francis, is finally producing some remarkable effects. The strides with which the Loyola Hand is advancing towards perfection is most perceivable, in fact, pushes itself forward for the notice of those who have not been especially interested in the activities of this College Organization.Those members of the band who were novices at the beginning of this year are becoming seasoned veterans and are now playing instruments far more difficult than those with which they began, and other students by hard work are filling their place--. The baud long since has graduated from the playing of those simple tunes and marches which were their first attempts, and is now playing with seeming ease selections wheih are far more interesting and catchy, not to say rather difficult. The time has gone forever when the learning of a new selection meant continual repetition, private coaching, and the same tune dinning in one's ears till the monotony nearly drove one crazy. LAW DEBATING SOCIETY ACTIVE Officers Elected; Final Debate to Be Held. At a meeting held on Thursday, March sth. in accordance with a recent for the coming year. After consideramendment to their charter, the Loyola Debating Society elected officers able balloting, the following were pui in office: Mr. J. Rubinstein, president; Mr. H. Midlo, Vice-President; Mr. S. Saucier, Secretary and Treasurer and Mr. L. Cutrera, Sergcant-at-Arins. Mr. Hagan, the retiring president, thanked the members of the organization for the splendid co-operation they had given him and expressed the de- Stre that the Society would continue on the high plans upon which it had so firmly established itself. He was then given a unanimous vote of thanks by the members. The new president. Mr. Rubenstein, then took the chair, and gratefully acknowledged the honor confided in him, promising that he would do all in his power to make a "Greater Law Debating Society for a Greater Loyola."A special meeting wa.s held on Monday. March 16. in order that plans might be made for a final elimination debate. It was decided that it would be held on Thursday, March 26 at 9 P. M. The subject assigned was "Resolve that members of the white and colored races should be segregated as provided in a recent City Ordinance." This topic is one that has been much talked about in the Law School, and promises to be of unusual interest. The speakers will be : Messrs, Potts and Rubenstein for the affirmative, and Messrs. Hartel and Midlo for the negative. It was also decided to ask Rev. Fr. Foulkes. S.J.. Hon. J. Seth Guion, and Hon. A. J. Bonamo to act in the capacity of judges. Mr. Sidney Saucier will preside over the debate as Chairman. The public, and in particular, all the members of the Law School are cordially invited to this debate, and it is hoped that there will be a monster crowd in attendance. Virgin Mary. A meting was held on Monday. March 15. 1925, at 9 o'clock. There were many present and it was decided to elect officers. Mr. Russell St. Paul was elected Prefect. Miss Van Gelfin and Miss Downey as his assistants, and Mr. J. D. Hyland was elected I-'inancial Secretary. It was also decided that the meetings were to be held on every third Sunday. after a general communion at the 8 o'clock Mass. and on every first Monday night at 9 o'clock. The object of the Sodality will be to discuss objections that are continually being raised to Catholic doctrines. This will be most interesting as at every meeting one member will be appointed to uphold and defend the Catholic viewpoint, while another will uphold the contrary view. This will serve to a two-fold advantage, in first instructing the members as to why we as Catholics hold a certain doctrine and in fitting him to answer the difficulties that are continually being asked for him to explain, and will also provide much interest at the meetings. MOORE AND CLARK MADE MEMBERS OF STUDENT COUNCIL Father Sullivan Addresses Body On School Activities. Father Florence lD Sullivan, recently named president of Loyola, honored the Student Council with his presence at an eventful meeting of that body, March 21. Father Sullivan complimented the Council on its loyally and past accomplishments. He also discussed matters of general interest to the student body. At this meting, Messrs. Gardere Moore and Philip S. Clark were admitted hi the Council as representatives of the Arts and Sciences department. One other representative trom this section of tlie university was to be selected. The Council also recommended to the Faculty several students to serve as representatives for the 192S 26 term. These representatives are to lie passed upon by the Dean of the respective departments before May 1. Details of" the Council election an, to be announced later. At a previous meeting held March 7. the council passed favorably upon the application for a charter by L'psilon Beta Lambda, a recently organized fraternity. Any local organizations applying for recognition by the Council must hereafter declare their intention of securing charter from some national organization at the time of making their application.Philip J. Tomeny, of the Dental department was recently elected president of the council and Charles E. VValcott of the Pharmacy department, was made treasurer. , President B. S. D'Antoni of the Loyola Athletic Council, was invited to attend the next meeting of the Student Council, for the purpose of promoting a closer co-operation between the two bodies, —^"Cd^ SIGMA NU PHI FRAT HOLDS INITIATION Supper in Vieux Carre Follows Ceremonies. The Edwin Douglas White Chapter of the SiK'na Nu I'lii Fraternity lias, in the brief two months of its existence at Loyola, well lived up to the predictione of its charter members. It hai already taken its place amongst the leading fraternities of the university.On the evening of March 6, I°J5, it held its first initiation at which Messrs. P. A. ('■audit. Sidney Saucier. J. D. Hyland, Claude de Baroncelli, James Brittenham, and James O'Connor were admitted to membership. After the initiation ceremonies were over, th,? new members were entertained at a -upper given in their honor at a quaint old French restaurant in the "Vieux Carre." The Chapter was honored on the occaiion by the presence of Mr. J. O. Henry, Provincial Inspector of the Sik'ina Nu Phi Fraternity.
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