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ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE PARISH f' '■ ' > > • ■ • ' * \ I. I U *3MHL * I i [ ! i I UHI Bfaiii The parish of St. Thomas the Apos tle was established on August 1, LMfi by the Might Rev. Thomas J. Conaty, shortly after his arrival from the east to assume the government of the dio cese of Monterey and Los Angeles. The charge of organizing the new parish was given to the Hey. John J. Clifford, who became the first rector. The limits of the new parish were strictly defined, which included tho territory lying bet%veen Hoover an 1 the city limits and between Washing ton and Ninth. The (list mass in the new parish was said on Sunday, August 16, 1903, in the r* I TtJlf ■ ■ *^*^*—~r»tf * "'li'OJ in \M II \i:l> HAM. BCILOINO, BROAD WAY ESTRANCK. Blanchard Hall Studio Building Contains 200 Studio* and Is Rented Ex clusively to Musicians, Artists and Scientists Hallß and Auditoriums or all sizes for meetings, lectures, receptions and dancea, (or rent. F. W. BLANCHABD, Frea. snd Mgr LOS ANGELES HERALD SUNDAY MAGAZINE chapel of the Immaculate il..ut acad emy. Through the kindness of the Sis ters of the Immaculate Heart the academy chapel was used ai ■ parish church for more than six months. By the purchase of an old church building on Fedora street the transfer of tho place for parish worship was made on June 11, 1904. On May 1, 1904, ground was broken for the handsome church which now graces the corner of Pico street and Marlposa avenue. The church was built after the designs of a Boston firm of architects. The style is tn per fect keeping with the historical tradi tions of California. The style is a per- OR. HALES SAINT Dr. Hale and the lute ISi.shop Hunt lngton of New York wire la.-t friends, llit- latUT had bet-n a I iilt.iiian, anil his shift caused a sensation. The Episcopalians have sa nts as signed to the various days in the year. When an Episiup.il minister writes a letter on any day for wn.cii there is a saint he always ur.tes Ibt name of the saint at the Oil se of tha letter instead of the date. Bishop Huntihgton le mie 1 all th se things ijuii kly, and In Kan t> practicb them at once. The liiwt timi' he Had occasion to write to his od fliend 1-r. Hale, after joining tne chinch, hu placed "St. Michael's d ly" after his signature. A reply from the doctor came, and after his name he had wiitten in a full, round hand, "Wash day. ' —Chris- tian Register. EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN When Willies father came home to supper there \Vas a vacant char at the table. "Well, Where's the boy?" "William is upstans in be 1." The answer came with painful precision from the sad-faced mother. "Why, wh-what's up? Net sick, is he?" (An anxious paus .) "It grieves me to tay, Hubert, tha( our son—your son—lias been heard swearing on the street! I hoird him. "Swearing? Scot! I'll te ich him to swear." And he started upstairs In the dark. Half-way up ho stumbled and came down with his eh n on the top step. When the atmosphere cleared a lit tle, Willies mother «as .saying sweetly from the hallway. "That will do, dear. You have given h m enough for one lesson."—Judgo. Serving a Double Purpose Mr. Styles—"l'm sorry, dear, but I couldn't find my shaving brush just now, so I used that aigrette out of your new hat." Mrs. Styles—"You needn't apologize. That aigrette was your shaving brush." —Yonkers Statesman. -1.-i t blind of what has COBM to bo n c - Ogntsad as mission uml Of early Span ish lenaissan. o. Tin- architecture of St. Thomas' church is the first real attempt to conned tha latter day ... tivities of tli•■ Catholic church with tba condition! Which existed i'\ tho days of the Fran ciscan l'adres. It is an appeal to the gloiiei of the past, as trail as a guar antee that the rellßion for which Mw old missions staixl will continue .Its work for good in California. The first services in the new church were held on Christmas day, 1904. Tlv> i hurch was formally dedicated on Feb ruary 19. 1905. by the Right EUy MEMBKRS OF Til DAVIS MUSIC STUDIO Miss Henrielta M. Russell Louise Carola Davis Dr. Eugene Davis Miss Nettie A. Kirkham Suite 720-721 Majestic Theater Building. fDe Chauvenet Conservatory of Music T Hi l'loor of Iralfinul Brotherhood Bulldlnit M 845 SOUTH FIGU. ROA STREET HOURS, 2 TO 7 P. M. DAILY Tel. Main 5002 1 hour*, from 3 to 6 p. in. Rpaldrnre Stu- Ms kk dio, 80S K. 47th St., hours, Bto 12 a. m. ltealdenre JH Lk\ phone, .'!t;;.">u; hount, 8 to 12 a. in. Book Note Poor Man I The two gentlemen from the Arctir "Is he so very poor?" dictrtct, Messrs. Peary and Cook, will "Gracious, yes! He's so poor that soon make another dash for their pub- merely to live Is an extravagance I"— Ushers.—Yonkera Statesman. Puck. DECEMBER 19, 1909. (Thomas J. ("onaty, assisted by a large number of the clergy of the diocese. The parish of St. Thomas the Apos tle lias steadily grown since Its organ ization. Where before a handful of people assisted at the services, now the number of parishioners requires four masses on Sunday. The educational developments of the parish have advanced steadily. Tho girls of the pcrUh find ample oppor tunities for education In tho Academy of the Immaculate Heart, while the boys aro provided with a temporary school noon to become permanent when the new school rooms are com pleted. .