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VOLUME VI. * NEW ORLEANS, SUNDAY IORNING. APRIL 13, 1873. NUMBER 10.
erning Star and Catholic Messenger.
MaW eOarANS, s DAY, APRIL 13. 11Sr.
The authorship of the following poetical lin
gment is unknown to us, and we hope that be,
me reader will take the trouble to inform us mc
f its origin. Though its general tohe is rather on
ntimental to meet our taste in selecting for re,
ese columns, yet we publish it, partly, as we sei
ave said above, to ascertain its authorship, til
but principally on account of the exquisite De
beauty of its descriptive lines. 00
LOVE'S SUMMER NOON.
In the stif hot noon, not a zephyr's stir re
Made the grass on the oliff's edge nod.
Or waved. the spires of the harebella bloe,
That sprang from the velvet sod.
The tide stole o'er the shore beneath, pe
By barely a ripple curled
It seemed that matuare were holding her breath, e
And we two were the two in the world.
Tbe only two who had human life. £
tad fr no, antd fre w alones, Ia
Were the deep blue sky and the golden sun. 01
And the Ocean's monotone. m
For the sea birds that few to their nests on shore f
Still circled on pinions slow,
And the homeward beats, with gleaming sails. K
Tacked, gliding to and fro. st
And we, whose course on that golden noon at
To a haven of bliss was bent, if
Yet hovered around the happy port, a!
Delaying with one consent. e4
You had your book and I my work;
We sat on the white cliff's top,
And watched the blue shadows fy o'er the deep. ,
And the son to the westward drop. a
And Love swaying there o'er heart and brain, r
Like the Moon o'er the mighty tide.
We felt as the world had pasaed away.
And none were alive beside.
You closed the book; I ceased the work, .
And we gazed across the sea. la
But all the while I was thinking of you, t
And you were thinking of me.
Address of the Holy Father to the Ameri- t
can Deputation.
-. t
The following is the excellent answer of the a
Holy Father to the address of the American t
Deputation which was read tohim by Mr. Glo
ver of New York : t
"I am greatly consoled by the kind expres- I
sions which I have just heard, the more that
they represent, not only the sentiments of the
eircle here present but those of all American
Catholice; and in truth these protestations of I
neere affection and devotion render me great
indebted to the nation that offers them. I
feel myself under the obligations of gratitude
and of prayer for a country particularly bless
ed by God with fertility of soil and with pros
perity of Industry, both sources of great
wealth; I pray that God may increase all
these good things and render them fruitful,
but I also wish that they may not be the only
desire of those who possess them. North Amer
iea is the richest country on the earth, but
riolies ought not to be her only treasure. In
in the gospel of this morning Jesus Christ says,
'Where your treasure is there will be your heart
also.' The American nation is one give:. to
commerce and merchandise of all description;
so far, e6 good, for to all men it is necessary to
provide for the wants of this life, and to all
it is permitted to trade honestly in the things
that God has given. It is just and proper also
that heads of families should educate and
maintain their children according to the exi
genoesof their copdition oflife, but we most not
bie an overweening love of riches, we most
not attach ourselves too much to them, lest
we set our hearts on them, for this is reproved
by Jesus Christ. He too had His little purse,
and moreover the administrator of it-Judas
and we know how this man finished forn his
too great love of money. Then, there may be
possessions, and even great possessions, but
we must not put our hearts in them. This is
the only reflection I shall now make, praying
God to protect you and to give us all strength
and courage in all trials and difficulties. Here
we live on a volcano, here we have a Govern
meht which is the crater of a volcono, but God
is sufficient to save us. And now I give you
my benediction, that the faith you show forth
may ever increase, that those who come hither
may, ifgood, become better, if not. that they
may return enlightened and reformed. Re
ceive then the benediction which I give yon.
with my whole heart for yourselves, your faTni
lies, your affairs; but above all for the ter
minatieo of your life that, following our true
and yae may stels .to Paradis.. d £Iod
wlts tile 1 s.O lss t i
TBLEGRAPHVI SIMARTY.
RoMx.-Cable dispatches represent His HIo- ti
liness as having been ill and confined to his n1
bed during the week. As these telegrams are th
more often wrong than right, this report can
only be considered as a rumor. ti
FRANc.-The Republicans have carried the to
recent Municipal election In Nantes and Mar. nI
seilles. The National Assembly has adjourne4d p
till May 19th. A desperate fight occurred a
few days since in a small town of Olonne. iP
Department of Vendee, between two rival th
companies of strolling actors. Nine of ths com- di
batants were killed and several injured. at
ENoLatr .-Tho Chancellor of the Exchequer pr
read the budget in the Honos of Commons on uo
the 7th. of which the following are the princi
pal items: Finance for the year ending March, ns
1873, Grants by Parliament £71,881,000; ex- oc
penditores £70,714,000; estimated revenue in
£71,846,000; actual revenue £76,608,775; pres- ra
ent debt £785,800,000; reduction of the debt Si
during the year £6,861,000. Estimates for the hb
year ending March 31st, 1873: Expenditures, U
£71,871,000; revenne £76,617,000. The ba- to
lance on hand at the end of the year in close di
upon £12,000,000. He said that the Govern- tl
ment proposed a reduction of 50 per cent. on at
the duty on buagar, and to take off a penny
front the tax on: incomes. ir
IRtELAND.-On the 9tb, a conflict occurred in o0
Kinsale, Ireland, between fishermen on a
strike and the police. Two strikers were killed a
and several injured. At the laot accounts the
fishermen were again assuming a threatening ft
attitude. Distress for want of feod is report- w
ed to prevail in the islands on the Irish coast, tl
off Galway. The sheep are starving. v
SPAIN.-The Carlists have received batteries 0
of artillery and resumed active operations in e
Navarre. Theydestroyed with gun powder an
arch of the railway bridge at Peubla, inter
rupting communication between blirarda and
Victoria. They have closely invested the town n
of Poigcerda in the province 6f Gerona. Ten 0
officers and sixty privates, belonging to the o
Hussar Regiment, in Gen. Pavea's command, e
have gone over to the Carlists. Several artil
lery officers also left their regiments and joined
the Carlists.
CNITED STATES. c
RECENTr ELET"rtoNs.-In Albany, New York.,
the election for minor local officers resulted in
a Democratic victory of 1500. In Keokuk, Iowa, I
the Democrats elect the Mayor. In Cincinnati
I and Cleveland the Democrats carried the dlec- i
tion. TLe Connecticut electionshave resulted
in a complete victory for the Democrats, they
electing Governor and a majority in the House
though the Senate remains Republican. The I
House stands 10) Republicans, 132 Democrats.
Last year it stood 130 Republicans, 111 Demo
crate. Repnblicans carried Annapolis, Mld, by I
300 majority.
ABDICATION OF BRIGHAM YOUNG.-The Mor
f mon Conference on the 8th, was largely at
tended. Brigham Young addressed the Saints
and said he was getting old, and wanted
young men to carry on the work be had
comnienced. lie wanted seven chancellors to
aid the first President, and finally he resigned
the position as trustee in trust of the church.
Brigham Young has made a will dividing his
i5 mmense property equally among his sixteen
II wives and sixty children, and carefully stipula
ting the method of division. It is believed
I, that the old Mormons will f,,low, the changed
y fortunes of their self leposesat I.:. tr, snal thaat
r- so far as Utah is concerned it :c 31,, l...n ohl,lmt
It may be considered solved.
TIIEMIENDOUS RAIN STORM.--The ini.a. te tr:
° bln rain, hail and wind storm ever knl,,w ini
, that portion of the country passed over l;ur!
rt ington, lows, on the 7th inst. The tr.,~rt
struck the city on the west hill, tearinlg tl."
roof from a school house, and descettdine
1; through thlbuiness part of the city, buildings
to were unroofed, and a great deal of damcoage
was done. The most horrible part of the cat
astrophe was the destructio, of T. N. Pond's
Is butter and egg depot, on Jefferson street, and
to death to seven persons. The house was blown
ad down and twenty-persons buried beneath their
rnius. Mr. Pond and three others were taken
out dead, and nineteen others were rescued
it more or less injured.
st ACCIDENT AT ROCIIESTER, N. Y.-On the ov
et ing of the 8t.h the foundation wall, oil the
river 5i le on Front street, of the new city
ad building for the police asld fire departienls,
e, went over, when between taenty and thir y
p ersons were upon it looking on the river. It
is estimated by those who were witnesses of
is the affair that ten or fifteen were carried into
be the water and swept over the high falls. No
names of the lost are reported. Five or six
are known to haveo escaped. Great excite
ts mestprevailed,aud the pulice went in full force
tng the place where the accident occured, to
th pievent any further catastrophe.
are TuE INDIANs.-Negotiations with the Mo
does contiuno, the aste old speeches and talks
being daily repeated. Advices from Prescott
od to March 29 state that Mliajor I owna's command
on ,struck t le AplChen at Toulo Basin., and killed
L thi'rtyV-tight warrors, atial capttnreld sitveuteea
t ts.tp~Oa. The Apacheis htecaume ftighttedl and
ter maiy have sturreudered at Camp Verde.
F TlHE ATLANTIC.
te- Up to the present time about two hundred
on and fifty bodies have been recovered from the
Il. wreck, no entrance having been made yet to
or. the hold of the vessel. The New York wreck
eru mre arrived at the wreck on the ltbh, pend at
lt- oeo wont to work,-ad it is eisatdeatly be
Ilaav tbat all the bodies will be teveooted i
Jmtt  lmdm
An Address to the Citizens of Loiusiana.
Fellow Citi sens-A canons of the members of
the J.ogislatnre, convened after its adjourn- To
mnent, in consultation with the Presidents of
the Independent Clubs of Orleans, have had
under consideration various methods of uni- so
tintg and organizing the elements of opposition gl
to the Kellogg usurpation, so as to secure the Ot
most complete and speedy relief for the State
pradticablc. nD
We have been asked to take these steps by at
people from all parts of the state, and from fa
information received we are led to believe that
there exists a very general and determined
disposition on the part of the people to resist, wi
and that they are only waiting to see some at
practicable and effective method proposed to
unite in it with great unanimity.
The Kellogg Governmont is a usurpation, so
never elected, never even legally declared a
elected. It presents the monstrous anomaly
in American politics of a government inaugo
rated by an interlocutory decree of a United 8
States court, installed by a process in the th
bhands of a United States marshal, with the
United States army as a posse cmnitatus, and re
turned by the count, not of votes, bntof afll
davits, muade under act of Cdhgreas relating to w
the election only of its own members and oth- ft
er Federal officers.
The question as to itslegality is now pend- 0?
ing in Congress. Action must be taken there- ti
on at its next session.
Public opinion throughout the Union is
against the usurpation.
Our only danger, if there be any, will come w
from ourselves. It the people of Louisiana li
will sanction by obedience anld nequniecence of
this Government, they will give it the only
validity it can ever acquire. It is only by our N
own submission that our cause can be defeat- A
ed.
While on this point, it may be well to call
public attention to one of the means by which g
Kellogg is endeavoriing to obtain their sub- ce
mission. We learn that he is seeking to winll
over to the Dryades strqeat Legislature, certain
members of the General Assembly, who were n
elected on the Fusion ticket, by promises of ta
patronage in their respective parishes. Thus
he hopes to break the quorum of the Geners,
Assembly, and strengthen the Dryades street c'
body, and also fortify himself against the dis- It
contuntented elements in his own party, which
are growing more formidable every day.
We suggest that meetings be held in each d
parish to express the sentiments of its citizens ii
upon the question of their representatives go- t
ing over to the Dryades street body.
We also recommend the people of the sever
al parishes, for the purpose of the most effec
tual resistance to this usurpation and of nma
tual aid and defence, to join the People's
League of Louisiana, by the formation of par
ish councils in! correspondence with the cen- e
tral council at New Oileans. a
We must remember that there can be no de t
facto government as against a de jure govern
ment in a State: 1
That the only way by which the Keiogg n
usurpation can become established as a gov
ernment, is by the acqutesance of the people:
That the issue presented in the Louisiana t
case to Congress and the people of the other
States, is neither a party nor a sectional one,
and for this reason we have the support of a
large and iflueootial section of the Republican
patty as well as of the elements which cbm
posed the Liberal party in the late Presiden
tial election:
1 That the question as to who is the legally t
elected United States iSenator from Louisiana
is not decided: and
That the Presidunt has formally stated that
his military suppoa t of the Kellogg usurpation
Sill Ie shuply continued pending the decision
of C.:ngre.a upon thei contest between the two
Y riveat a ,te Goetrnmentta .
'I. piule of New Orleaus are not paying,
:u.. ...n. ,.,; i:i fact pay them,, nor. are they
S,...ny re.cogittion to the usurpers.
In lu -pnUse to the call of Gov. McEnery, the
people ia, the parishes of West Bton Rouge,
' Franklin,. Tl'erieb.,,una , W,,bster, Caddo, St.
d Mary'a, A*'ullsa, Sat. Laa:dry, Livingstone, St.
n Helena, ouclhi:a. Lalourl,u, L'afayette and
r others, have responded with great unanimity
a and desermliation .n 'l u . peotings, and
d have organized.- - '' ".
We have re t nor
r- will approve the
is ordering an election o
vy eution next November. We
, assembly of suct a body n the pt
y as very important, and calculated to t
It assist us in nar struggle. We therefore w6bld
rf recotmmeund care in the elejion of represeat a
to tives, inluential, and above all, decided a:ad
courageous men as delegates, anid a general at
is tenauce at the elections.
e- All citizens desiring to correspond with this
c aesociation can for the present address Halu.
to A. J. Lewis, Glasa Box, 136ti, otfice, . Ex
cbaugo Alley, New Orleans.
T. B.illy Bltauchard. Albert Voorhies. II. J.
o- Campbell. F. C. Zacharic, E. H. McCalvb,
,t Jas. McConnell, J. J. Mellon, Jas. TI
id money, Jos. A. Shakespeare, J. J. Finney,
Wil . Stievens, W. . S:. aford, A. J. 1rL.ewc,
BilEdw. L;.o,,th , Cia. Ku nanIl. E. L. BIower. J.
Iinguan,. I. I'. Jonas, C. J. Leedls, i. Rtw',',
Vd . C. Ktuellah, F. Fu-nlier, Jas. Garidel, J:io.
Delaney, of muserbers of Assembly.
M. ilinman, S. It. Chambers, Arch. 3litelell,
ed Silvain Verges, of Committee of Presidents of
he lndepcndenc Clubs.
Lo -- -
Cunh son ConuH on CoLD.-As soon as there
ine s t Mlsgest amsalaNeso thi Cehest. with dliealty
in at weams1, or tse·easses or ces abs aums the.
.j w ai- t:a
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MonIu., April 10, 1873.
To the Editor of Morning Staru
When this reaohes your readers the austere
season of Lent will be over, and the glad and
glorious Easter will have dawned upon them. I
Our Altars, which for so long a time have been
naked and desolate, will be clothed in beauty
and covered with floral offerings; the mourn
ful prophecies of the Passion, and the aid his
tory of the sufferings and death of oar Lord,
will be followed by glad tidings of great joy, C
-nd the hushed organs will peal forth glad
Glorias in honor of the Resurrection, and the
orrowful days of fasting will be crowned by
a day of joy and peace.
To-day being Holy Tharsday, the Blessed
Sacrament is exposed in all the churches, and *
the members of the various parishes have vied
with one another in decorating the repositories*
I shall not dare to tell you, even in the softest
whisper, which I think to be the most beauti
ful. The faithful of the city have, very gen
erally, visited the different shrines to make 1
their devotions to the Adorable Presence.
Oar firemen's celebration this year was a
grander holiday than usual. The procession
was very long, there being nine companies in
line. The engines were all tastefully and
chastely decorated, the only exception being
No. 8, which presented an ideal picture of
America in 1491. Here was the traditional
wigwam in the forest, a brave with his squaw,
gorgeous in war-paint and feathers, and sev
eral live animals and birds, among which, very
oddly, was a monkey. The streets and balco
nies and windows were thronged with specta
tors, arrayed in every imaginable style of dress
winter and spring costumes being portentously
combined. The landies, in this particular, fol
lowea the example of those seasons, which
maintained a lively flirtation throughout the
day. There were no visiting firemen in the
line. Thq day was quiet and orderly, despite
the frequent visits of bibumlous firemen to the
wine tents.
The ladies in charge of the Confederate or
phans at Tuakegee dispenosed refreshments
during the day to thirsty and hungry costom
ers, and they must have realized a handsome
sum, as Odd Fellows' Hall was crowded
throughout the day. The ladies have estab
lished this luncheon and dinner as a perma.
neat feature of the firemen's celebration.
'aere is notl.ing worthy of note in the poli
tieal situation, the legislative session at Mont
gomery dragging its slow length along with
out accomplishing any thing of a public char
actcr. Both Houses have taken hold of the
Chattanooga Railroad mnuddle, and are now
trying to perfect the title of the State to the
road. Here, in the city, the only item of in
terest is the large sale, this week, of property
in the southern part of the city. Over two
hundred unimproved lots have been sold, and
have brought excellent prices. This would
seem to indicate that some people have still a
hope for the future of Mobile. THEMIs.
SuccKs8FUL MISSION IN MONTGOME1IY, ALA'
On Passion Sunday, Father Hennessy, C. M.,
and Father Donoghue, C. M., concluded a very
successful mission of six days in St. Peter's
church, in Montgomery, Ala. Out of a congre
gation of from four hundred Id fifty to live
hundred souls, all told, two hundred and fifty
approached the Holy BSaraments. Twenty-aix
ersons were confirmed on the same day by
t Rev. Bishop Quinlan, of whom five were
dsi etis received into the Church during the
pastyesY.' The weather was very much against
bthe mission, or else the fruits thereof would,
no doubt., have been much greater.
Noble, Cat'.olic fBelgium continues to assist
the IHly F.ahl.er in every possible manner.
Not long since we .,....edl the many pilgrim
ages made to the lioly Shi iles in that country
by thouesands and thousands of the faithful,
and the triduos and prayers offered up to Ilea
ven in his behalf, and now we have to record
the receipt of $al10,000 iel geld, suet lim ly
that dev'oted country during the mouth of
lMarch. On receiving these donati;us, His
lHoliltss said: "Admire the Plrovidenco of
God. I have very heavy charges upon se icn
the present condition of the Church, anld am
deprived of all apparent resoatoes; yet, unver
theless, Our Lord bha provided, and still pro
vides, "I a msag Ir trly prodigles, for the
asigaee I a afsw i 3pma seo a *la"eer t
a .r
The Gladstone Ministry and the Irish Vote.
The last two weeks have been highly
eventful. The defeat of the Gladstone
Ministry, its resignation, the command of
the Queen to Mr. Disraeli to form an Ad
ministration, his declining to do so during
the existence of the present Parliament,
and the recall of Mr. Gladstone, are stir
ring events compressed in a few days. A
new and a grave chapter of our political
history is manifestly opening. The con
siderations which these events suggest are
of deep importance in relation to Catholics,
serioun, as regards British and Irish opin
ion, and of great moment as regards Lib
erals and Conservatives, the disintegra
tion of the former as a political party be
ing threatened. Reviewing the address of
Mr. Gladstone on introducing the Irish
University Bill, now published by author
ity as a pamphlet, the text of the Bill itself,
the speeches made during the three nights'
debate, and the entire public expression of
opinion in the three kingdoms, we cannot
but see that never was Minister more la
mentably mistaken in his estimate of popu
lar feeling than Mr. Gladstone hlas been in
respect to Irish education. It is while the
events are yet fresh in the public memory
that these sad mistpkes can best be expos
ed with a view to their correction and fn=
tore prevention. Direct issue is now join
ed between Catholic Ireland and the Liber
als of Great Britain open the Education
question. Mr. Gladstone's Government
takes its stand on the secular, mixed, or
united scheme, from the primary school to
the university, as the o..ly one which the
State will support or endow, and declares
that the Cabinetis strongly opposed, main
ly because of the passing of the Irish
Church Act, to what is called by some dB
nominational, by others concurrent, en
down'.ent. Upon this simple issue he intro
duced, framed and defended his Univer
sity Bill; yet he has been beaten by a ma
jority of three in a House in which, by
their presence or by pairing, 611 of the 650
members recorded their votes.
It may however, with great fairness uo
maid that it was the merits of the Bill, not
tho wider isnos between unsectarlan and
denominational endowment, that were
tested in the late division. We answer
that the majority against the Government
w-n secvred solely through the Irish Cath- I
olic and Liberal vote, representing Catho
lie constitnences. Whatever political or
party motives may have influenced the Con
servatives, they had intelligible principles
to support them in their opposition in the
changes made in Trinity College, as well as
to other objectlenable features in the Bill it
self. The English Liberals, with the
exception of eight, including the Nou
conformists, to a man, and the Scotchl Lib
erals, save twb, supported Mr. Gladstoae,
the absentecs being very few amongst the
British Liberals. Before the Irish Bill was
brought forward, the relative strength of
the Ministry and of the Opposition was set
down as 369 Liberals against 282 Conser
votes. At the time of the division only 102
of the 105 seats were filled in Ireland; Ty
rone, usually filled by a Conservative, be
ing vacant, and the disfranchised boroughs
of Sligo and Cashel-both usually filled by
rrerhr-ll na nt. r inn h-an rranlnret hb
others. These 102 seats were thus dis
tributed : Liberals - Catholics, thirty
eight, Protestants, twenty-six, in all, sixty
tiour; Conservatives-Catholice, seven, un
qualified, thirty-one, in rll, thirty-eight;
total 102. If we now analylze the division
list, we fiod the Irish vote as follows :
Against the Bill, including pairs; Liberals,
thirty-nine; Conservatives, thirty-six; for
the Bill, including pairs ; Liberals, six
teen ; Conservat.ves, one. Not ac
counted for, Liberals, nine; Conservatives,
one. Of the sixty-four Liberals, the thir
ty-right Catholics are thus accounted for
-voted against the -Bill, tweuty-eight;
paincd against it, one; total, twenty-nine;
voted for the Bill, four; paired for it, one;
total, five; absent, four. The four Catho
lice who voted for the Bill were Sir D. Cor
rigan, Dublin; SirJ. Blennerbasset, Gal
way; the Ri.ht lion. W. Moosell, Post
master General. Co. Limerick; and Major
Gavin, City of Limerick. The one Catho
lic who paired in favor of the Bill was Mr.
11uron, Tipperary. The four Catholic ab
situleres were Sir C. O'Loghlen. County
Clare ; Mr. D)-lahur.ty, Caly of Waterford;
Mr. Munster, Mallow, uheet in America;
and Count de Ia Poeer, County Waterford,
absent in Rome. That is, of thirty-six
Ciathulcs at home, twenty-nine declared
against, and five (including a memoler of
tte Government) fur the Bill; whale the
two others were unaccountably absent.
The twenty-eight Protestant Liberals are
tbus accounted for-voted saginsq the Bill,
alse " paired agalnst IS, one - total, ten
voted for the Bill, se a paired for is, me
i~l slee,; ~misesa. The'* Sm .
voted for the Dill are-Mr. Chieheates For
tesoue, a Cabinet Minister, Mr. Greville
Nagent, official whip, Lord Othbo Figerald,
Comptroller of Her Majesty's Household,
Mr. Pmw, Dublin City, Mr. Smith Barry,
County Cork; Mr. Bagwell, Clonmell i Mr.
M'Clare, Belfast; Mr. Wbitworth, Dreghe
da; Mr. W. Fitzwilliam, County Wicklow.;
and Mr. Osborne. City of Waterford. The
only Protestant Liberal who paired in sup
port of the Bill was Sir G. Coltburat member
for Kiosale. The five Protestant Liberals
absent without pairs were : Mr. Butt, mem
ber for thb City of Limerick ; Col. White,
Tipperary; Capt. Greville, Westmeath;
Mr. Martin, Meath ; and Mr. Saundersen,
Cavan. Of the thirty-eight Irish Couser
vath os all were at their posts-thirty-six
voting and one pairing against the Bill
with the solitary exception of Mr. Dick,
of County Wieklow. Of the 102 Irish
members, ten were absent; and of the
ninety-two who declared their opinion,
either by voting or pairing, seventy-five
were against and seventeen for, the Bill,
the latter including four Government om
cials.
These naked facts fail to convey any
fair idea of the general condemnation of
the University settlement proposed by the
Prime Minister. In no part of the empire
was Mr. Gladsome held in higher personal
esteem than in Ireland. No section of his
spporters stood more loyalty by him than
the Iiarh Liberals. At the general election
in 18d8, confiding in his declared senti
ments to stamp out ascendency, the Irish
Catholics dialoged the Conservatives, even
in strongholds such as Derry, Ilandon.
Belfast, and Dublin, and swept the Irish
hustings of every obstacle to Mr. Glad
stone's programme. It was, therefore,
with the deepest, the most galling regret,
that the Liberal, and especially the Catho
lie, Irihll members, found themselves com
pelled not only to oppose Mr. Gladstone's
Bill, but to imperil his Ministry. This re
gret may be seen in the saving clauses in
tho declaration of the Irish Bishops, en
forcing opposition to the Bill,in its present
form," and recommending petitions to Par
liament for its amendment. These con
siderationssoftened the form, while they is
no wise modified the substance of the op
position to the measure itself. Hlad the
Bill passed a second reading, it would
have emerged from the house of Commons
wie provisions more calamitous in their
consequences than the system now in force.
Whatever might have been the Intention
of its framers, the highest authorities on
such subjects in Ireland are unanimous in
the opinion that the effect of the measure
would have been to stamp out and to rea
der impossible all further attemapts to maia
tain or provide university culture for Catho
lics in Ireland.
The position assume4 by Mr. Gladstone
upon this question is politically unwise;
philosophically ipdefensible; and, in every
respect, unjust. We propose to address
ourselves to the position laid down by him
that endowment of a university intended
mainly for Catholics is concurrent, in the
sense of ecclesiastical endowment, and to
review the existing educational endow
ments in the empire, to test whether they
are or not really denominational in charac
ter.-- London Tablet.
FaEE SPAIN-FaREF CUBA.-One would
have supposed that the establiament of a
republic in old Spain would have put an
end to the war in Cuba, and resulted in a
republic in Cobs. If the Spaniards are
right in declaring for popular government
at home, the Cubans cannot be wrong for
demanding the same privilege in their Li
land. Yet the contradiction is as common
as any other event among the foot print of
history. Did not our Puritan ancestora flBy
to the Western Continent from persecution
and for the blessed privilege of worship
ping God after the dictates of their own
conscience T And did they not make thel
first use of their liberties to persecute with
lire and sword every sect of religienists
that didn't pray their prayers and hold
their tenets I Did not their posterity in
later nays howl for self-government all
through our borders, and proceed to shoot
and shell it into smithereens when their
Southern brothere took a fancy to try it
on their own account t Republics of the
Spanish and the Yankee sort produce sym
pathies only for the home consumption.
Theyare just as found of power over other
people, and of "extending the area " which
Cleans asnexiog territory, as kings and po
tentates. And so we have Crspedes, the
Swould-be Liberator in Cuba, fighting
against the Liberators in Spsin.-iMobilk
e Register._
BeuasT AND O.Dsr FAsur Mgntsczs.-Sas
e /on-e s e Issgwias-e parely Vasetabe Cathares
1, -at Teals-Ssow r , Oomspsis.Is. Ufblti. sak
1 Zspsaase, Mla A ssa . asin dsrs .mls of
bins* mE " b. A -.mnn

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