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I OTHE PROGRESS Friday, Nov. 23, 1962 Father Szeman THflnHS TO communism ather Duchesne, a Maryknoll priest who is the Director of Catholic Relief Services in Vietnam gave us some very interesting information the other day. For centuries the Montagnards, who now number 600.000 have lived in the mountainous high plateau of central Vietnam, untouched and unconcerned with the world outside. For a century Catholic missioners have endured untold hardships in their efforts to reach these forgotten people scattered through a mountain vastness that has no roads or other modern means of communication. But all that has changed with the arrival of the Communists. Now the Reds are forcing them to flee into large settlement areas--right into the arms of the priests who had sought them out with dif- ficulties in their inaccessible villages. The Communists, since 1948, missed no opportunity to ex- ploit this highland minority by arming them and training them in combat The Red Viet Cong cadres went so far as to I Society f0r The Propagation of the Faith Rev. Stephen Szeman Archdiocesan Director 907 Terry Avenue, Seattle 4MA. 2-8880 study the local dialects, marry the village girls, learn tribal customs and ceremonies, eat their primitive food, endure the cold and even file their teeth, a painful sign of courage and manhood. During the past several months, however, the Communists have been forcing the unwilling mountaineers to cooperate more actively by giving food to the Communist guerillas, to serve as porters and to act as spies under threat of death. They are forced to take an oath to report national army movements&apos;, sealing the oath by placing the barrel of a revolver in their mouths. Included is a demand that the movements of the mission- ers be reported. Unwilling any longer to be the pawns of the Communists, a general exodus to the lowlands has begun. In this migration some 60,000 have abandoned their mountain fastness for life in government resettlement towns. Yet these little people had to be sturdy to survive the moun- tain climate to which they fled centuries ago to avoid persecu- tion by the plainsmen. They then fled in search of peace and now are returning for the same reason. Priests and nuns work intensively among them. In the Dalat area the Paris Foreign Mission Fathers, the Canadian Re- demptorists and recently the Vincentian Fathers, as well as the Franeiscan Missionaries of Mary all have centers of activity running the gamut from catechist schools to home economic courses, from medical training to printing. It is our duty in charity to help these 1960 aborigines who still live on the edge of the stone age Thousands of them are ready and waiting for the faith. Thank God considerable person- nel is available. One hundred years of missionary endeavor has shown some little progress but now the Communists have thrown them into our arms, pushed them right through the door of the church--if we are ready for the challenge. !!! .- ,:--. . .:::$i :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: 8. ::!::!i::17iii!ii!iiiiiiii:: . .  1..*,.]i :i!: i!iii.ii!ii:! i'! iii . ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: '.2:], :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ..... ....................... !ii!::::i!i::i::::::::.::ii:.:...ii::i::i::ii*:" .::::ii:::/:!ii:::::i::i::ii:!ii::i::{:::: :i::i:i:!:i:i@! iii- ":i:i:. ' . i! iii iii i ! ! :i?.::!;f;.!i! Fi:iiii i i :i ii     ...... Help Needed Orph ansFor "I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU ORPHANS, Our Lord told the Apostles. The Society for the Propagation of the Faith would like to make the same promise to these two waifs, but although they now operate more than 2,000 or- phanages, they cannot care for all. Find room in your heart for these children by making an offering to the Holy Father's own Society . . . it will enable us to find room for them. Cut out this column, pin your sacrifice to it and mail it to Vocation Institute Draws 100 Girls VOCATION INSTITUTE to acquaint girls with the work Alice, P.F.S.J.; Lynn Holman, chairman of the planning of the Sisters of the Archdiocese was held at Holy Names committee; Sister M. Carla, C.S.J., Sister M. Carlita, C.S.J.; Academy November 17. The program included Mass, a talk from a member of each conmmnity of Sisters repre- sented, luncheon and a concluding tea. The HNA Sodality sponsored the activity which drew over 100 girls from Holy Names, Immaculate and St. Teresa's. Featured on the pro- gram were (from the left): Sister Mary of the Holy Family, R.G.S.; Sister Mary Gabrielle, V.H.M.; Sister M. Rose Sister Virginia Maria, S.N.J.M.; Sister M. Elaine, P.F.S.J.; Sister Mary of St. John Eudes, R.G.S.; and Sister Elizabeth, F.C.S.P. (Not pictured is Sister Mark Carmel. S.N.D.). The commnnities represented were Good Shepherd, Visita- tion, Little Daughters of St. Joseph, St. Joseph of Newark, Holy Names, Notre Dame de Namur and Providence. (Photo by W. C. Heib, ]r.) Sunday Law Upheld In Missouri St. Louis, Nov. 22 (NC)  A three-judge Federal Court ruled here, 2 to 1, that the Missouri Sunday closing law is constitutional. The suit against the 136-year- old law was begun early this year by the Cardinal and Lead- er sporting goods firms, which maintain concessions in two St. Louis County stores of the Gov- ernment Employes Mart (GEM) company. They brought suit after county authorities began enforcement of the law and arrested a num- ber of persons working in GEM stores on Sunday. Named as de- fendants w e r e Missouri Atty. Gem Thomas F. Eagleton, St. Louis County Prosecuting At- torney Norman H. Anderson, and Col. Raymond W. Hensley, superintendent of the county police department. A companion case was brought by GEM and two as- sociated firms as a challenge to the method of procedure under the law. In that ease the Federal court ruled unani- mously against GEM. The U.S. Supreme Court in 1961 upheld the Sunday closing laws of Maryland, Massachu- setts, Pennsylvania, South Caro- lina and Ohio. Since then it has refused to review several other challenges to such laws. McMurrin Again Affirms NEA Criticism SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 20 (NC) -- The former U.S. Commis- Sees Council One Of Freedom VIENNA (NC) -- The Car- dinal Archbishop of Vienna predicted here that the Second Vatican Council would be marked by absolute freedom of speech. Franziskus Cardinal Koenig told newsmen recently that the preparatory phases of the council had been character- ized by such freedom, and that the council woul d be conducted in the same way. The Cardinal said that the council was not convoked as a result of any outside pressure, and that the Fathers would act in complete freedom. Another mark of this coun- cil, he said, is its "international character." Shop Af Your Friendly stoner of Education has Father Szeman, Archdiocesan Director of the Society for the reaffirmed his descrip- Propagation of the Faith, 907 Terry, Seattle 4, Washington. Lion of the National Education ,::::..:,::.  .'..+: Association as blindly opposed !!!ii!ii!!i!ii;::ii?.!ii::;:,i::ii::iii ;!!!:}!iiig Sterling M. McMurrin was }:m!i;. }};!7!. asked for comment on the :::::}:,:!!:!.:i::::::::,  " ; *zz' , '.z,..::::..4::.::: ......... ;....:... , . ...... ..  NEAs action in leading oppo- ...........  ............... 28 + :+, ,<-.., :. " %:::::::*:-".u::::: sition to the Kennedy admin- :::::,:,..: ...... -.,.:. ..... -,.v% " .;:.. ,#..:: istration's proposal for Fed- : : "'b ?.;:i :::::::::: l:.,,  eral aid to U.S. colleges. The ;:::: i bill was killed in the House. :!? :i:  ;j:.. ::. :: ii iil} In an interview, McMurrin, who is now a philosophy pro-  ii[ lessor at the University of !:  !   iCattks/Zost3eauti/ulc/Zw'/l..el i}} Utah, recalled an earlier de- gi -- " i::7.  scription he made of the . i! .... :iiiT;::!i!i::i:i:.  NEA as "not interested in 'iS i}  l:{:iii $!ii 6:tt. q.,::. !i higher education, cool to the !:7':: .' '::: :::::::::::::::::::::: '. =================================== ::. :! :;i:i.':; i private schools and patho- i { !i}]! logically opposed to the pa- i :- . v;i: rochial schools". , ll.  I ...... :J i  /] :! In his 19 months in Washing- g . -. ,n } ton, McMurrin said he was t ii ,.,' ..:.iii!. [.! :i [ ...+ ,:.  :!' !:i! guided by the belief that , : :ii }:. "there are all kinds of schools : and we want them all to be i!ii" . ii< good."  servang all fazths .g: "I felt that as Commissioner I : :::::,::>; of Education, I was,responsible [ ,::!] centrally located ,:. to help all schools.' . " .li McMurrin, who quit his  Federal post about three months ago, also said that the NEA "is in danger of moving toward national con- i::: ....  trol of American education." :;i The NEA. the major educa-  1634 11th Avenue EAst 2-7484 tional lobby in Washington, [  One block north of pine 8treat helped kill equal Federal aid  to all colleges by bombarding !il ; grams alleging that the bill :  violated constitutional separa-  tion of Church and State be- certain types of grants to ii i] church-related colleges. Spon- I i !i sors of the bill vigorously de- nied this. Mexican Composer To Conduct One of the musical "greats" of this area, the distinguished Mexican composer-conductor, Carlos Chavez, will be the guest conductor at the Seattle Sym- phonly Orchestra's subscription concerts Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 26 and 27, at 8:30 p.m. in the Opera House Soloist will be the orchestra's first 'cellist, Raymond Davis, who will be heard in the Lalo Concerto for 'Cello. The pro- gram will conclude with Tschai- kowsky's Symphony No. 5 in E Minor. Fine Cuisine and ' Superb Amosphere OPEN 11 a.m. to 10 p.rn. Daily and Sundays Friday and Saturday 'Til Midnight Luncheon and Dinner Reservations Accepted -- Li. 6-1525 Banquet [acilities, available /or businesl[n:[;e;,:[e; :' [;:l:l; parties. G ii h e rt' K;l[uek@:'ried eki&,. ...____ _ , Open 7 Days A eek, Gl[i INS "'prices you can a/ford' ST-- NCH Broadway District BREAI(FA LU ioo, E. 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