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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE. reign. It is to be hoped that when the good and fair-minded people of that part of aforesaid State again choose a represen tative to Congress, they will select a man and not a bigot. tt "If a civil word of two will make a man happy," said the French King, "he must be wretched, indeed, who will not give them to him." Superiors should endeavor to keep this in view; yea, were all mankind to observe it, how much hap pier the world would be than it is. We say of this disposi tion, "that it is lighting another man's candle by one's own, which loses none of its light by what the other gains." tt Senator Loik;k has the reputation of being a statesman and a man of scholarly attainments, but if there ever was a man upon whom the broadening influences of education had just the opposite effect, that man is the junior Senator from Massachusetts. When it comes to lying in ambush for some measure intended to give a few Catholic Indians their rights, Lodge is the man, for there are fortunately few men in the Senate who have, like Lodge, the proper animus and inher ent qualifications for such despicable work. Si'Kakinc; at the Simpson Auditorium on March 3, of this year, Bishop Hamilton (Methodist) is reported to have said: "A good many people are talking about the number of Ro man Catholics in this country. They don't know that there are two Methodists in this country for every Roman Catho lic." Let us see. Here are the figures taken from the New York Christian Advocate (Protestant) of January 8. 1903: Roman Catholics 9,401,798 Methodists ( 17 bodies) 2,801,798 It is difficult to see how the good Bishop arrives at his encouraging conclusions. From the figures it appears that there are more than three Catholics to every Methodist. The Tidings. The official Catholic Directory, published by the M. H.