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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE tege for a long time: perhaps she has gone to heaven. If so, she is surely singing praises to the most holy Sacrament of the altar, by whose power she was led to the true faith and love of our Lord. May His Name be blessed foreverl" "Amen," I echoed, as my good religious friend closed her .narrative. A11 praise be given to the Most Holy and Divine Sacrament of the Eucharist, the true magnet of souls." St Patrick's Mission. Ounday, Oct. 3rd, at one o'clock, St. Patrick's Indian O mission schools were totally destroyed by fire. St. Pa trick's Mission, Anadarko, Oklahoma, was established bv Rev. Father Isidore Ricklin 0. S. B. of Sacred Heart Abbey, Oklahoma. The Rev. Father began work on the eight of September 1890 among the Comanche, Kiowa, Apache, Wichita, Delaware and Caddo tribes. During two years he lived among these Indians, camping with them and liv ing their simple life. In 1892 the first building was erected at a cost of $2,500,00 by Mother Katherine Drsxel whose generous donations ad ded another wing to the building in 1895. Again in 1898 the Sisters of St. Francis, who gave their services so un selfishly, saw a home erected for themselves for the mo dest sum of $1,500.00. The dormitory for boys was built a year later for $800.00. Thus had the good work progres sed through the kindness of Rev. Mother Katherine Drexel whose devotion to the Indians has become a life work. Though the children and friends from the town (two miles away) gave every effort the buildings were doomed, hence saving the goods and whatever could be carried out -was all that could be accomplished. Over seventy (70) boys and girls are thus checked in the saving influence of catholic training. The missionary is helpless without funds, but with hope in the work so well carried forward for twenty years.