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Ceremonies Mark Laying of Cor
nerstone of St. James
Jtiwtaop O'Donaghue Officiate
and Is Assisted hy Many
Hot. Father Cronln Preaches
Thoughtful and Instructive
An auspicious event In the history
of the Highlands took place last
Sunday afternoon, when with solemn
and impressive Catholic ceremonial
Right Rev. Denis O'Donaghue,
Bishop of Louisville, laid the corner
atone of the new St. James church at
Bardstown road and Edenside ave
nue. An Immense crowd was assem
bled around the foundation and in
the streets to witness the exercises
and remained Intact until they were
concluded. Promptly at 4 o'clock
the Rev. Father Wlllett, the pastor,
and the visiting clergy accompanied
Bishop O'Donaghue in procession to
the spot where the cornerstone was
to De laid. Rev. rather ueorge w,
Schuhmann, pastor of St,
on ih. m.i,nn
the Rev. Father John T. O'Connor,
pastor of Holy Name church, as
deacon, with the Rev. Father Celes
tine Brey, pastor of Holy Cross
church, as subdeacon. The Rev.
Father John D. Kalaher, pastor of St.
Columba's church, was crossbearer,
and the Rev. Father John T. Hill, of
St. Ann's church, and the Rv.
Father George "Weiss, pastor of St.
George's church, were acolytes.
Very Rev. James P. Cronln, V. G.,
preached a very thoughtful and In-1
sjxuctlve sermon, ln which he said preached ln the Kansas City Cathe
cornerstone layings ln this diocese Idral Sunday morning to a congrega
were now of frequent occtrrence and 'tlon that filled the building. "When
Indicate our great Catholic growth, jit comes to the relief of human suf
The Catholic church has kept pace iferlng," said the Cardinal, "we
with the movements of the city and should not be stopped by difference
everywhere from them were seen I of color, of race, of nationality or of
crosses pointing to heaven, Father
Cronln spoke of the bea'lty ot that
section of the city knoln as the.
Highlands. He remarkedlon the
yi mnl ft ft'iiui. ' Uw.ViM4hMltwjarahlft1s, . A mnaefluShaDor
are being built there, and ventured of the Cardinal was given by the
the opinion the new church of Catholic clergy and prominent lay
St. James' parish would rank second men of the city ln the afternoon, and
to none. He spoke ln terms of es- later he addressed the children of the
teem of Father Willett, who he said parochial schools at the residence of
was appointed to take charge of the! Bishop Llllis.
church a few years ago. He declared Cardinal Gibbons In a brief ad
Father Willett ranked among the dress at the luncheon ln his honor
most capable priests of the Catholic declared against the recall of Judges,
church in Louisville and he urged i "I regard the Judges of the nation
the members of the congregation to as one of Its greatest ornaments," he
work hard with him in the erection said. "There Is nothing of more
of the new church. Father Cronln lvalue to this or any other country
made pleasing reference to former than a fearless and honest Judge. I
days, when the students of the aem- have paid much attention to the
Inary thought the city limits so far I question of the recall of Judges, and
from their Institution and how theyii would regard It as a great mlsfor
came to town behind mules and In' tune if this theory ever became a
the old bobtail car. This house, he law. Such a law would be an Insult
said, is being built for God to live ln, to the manly pride and dignity of an
and their endeavor should De to
make lt a fit habitation, and this
the people of St. James could do by
aiding ln every possible way their
good pastor.
"In our late war with Spain,"
Father Cronln said, "who was it that
was directly responsible for
notable American victoryT . It
the men behind the guns. It was not
the Generals who stood on some dis-
tant hill and gazed upon the field of
battle, Issuing orders and directions,
It was not the AdmiralB, who from
the bridge of their ships' controlled
the actions of the fleet. It was the
men behind the guns. Now your
pastor Is but the general,- the ad
miral. He is the leader and only
through his successful leaedrship can
the work you have started be brought
to a grand success. But lt is you.
the people, the men behind the guns, .
who are to bring victory."
The structure ot which the corner
stone was laid Sunday Is expected to
be one of the most pretentious bouses
of worship ln the Highlands. The
congregation was formed only a few
years ago and the members have
been meeting In a small frame build
ing. These quarters were outgrown
some time ago and an appeal, for a
new church was made by the Rev.
Father Erie Willett, the pastor. His
appeal met with a generous response
and in short time an architect's
plans were accepted and the building
started. As lt stands at present the
structure Is well on Its way.
The new church when finished will
be of the Spanish Renaissance type of
architecture, the exterior being prin
cipally of colored enameled terra
cotta and brick. Its dimensions and
a description have already been
given ln these columns.
Rev. Father A. J. Brady, pastor of
St. Cecilia's church, this city, Is
expected borne next week from Mich
igan, where he has been seeking re
lief from hay fever. Members of the
congregation will be rejoiced to know
that an event of the near future will
be the consecration of their beauti
ful church edifice, which will long
stand as a monument to the pious
zeal and energy of their beloved and
venerable pastor.
Mrs. Annie Hoban, aged fifty
three and residing at 1811 Griffiths
avenue, was called to her eternal
ward Sunday morning. For six
months she had been a patient suf
ferer, and for the final summons she
was ever ready. Mrs. Hoban Is sur
vived by one son, Joseph Hoban, of
the Louisville police force; one
brother, Michael Hoban, and a sister,
Mrs. William Galway. Funeral serv
ices were held Tuesday morning at
St. Patrick's church, of which de
ceased had been faithful member.
Father Cronln officiated at the re
quiem mass, and in a sermon on life's
uncertainty paid feeling tribute to
her life and character.
And Then You Can Vote at
Next Election and
Next Tuesday, October 1, will be
the regular registration day through
out the State In cities of the first,
second, third and fourth classes
where registration is required. The
following day, October 2, will also
be registration day for Louisville.
The State pays all the expenses of
holding the registration on the first
Tuesday In October, but the expenses
of supplemental registration must be
borne by the municipalities which
provide them by ordinance. Tn addi
tion to the registration of male voters
this year a separate book will be
provided at each place of registra
tion for the registry of women voters,
who under'the new law may exercise
the right of suffrage In all school
elections. Remember that those who
fall to register will not be allowed to
vote In the Presidential election next
November or In the primaries that
will precede the general election for
St8te an1 c,tT office8 ln 1913- lt 18
me quit oi every kouu citizen iu
'register and be able to exercise his
Gibbons Preaches and De
clares Against Recall
of Judges.
Cardinal Gibbons, of Baltimore
religion." He urged the co-operation
or capital ana labor, saying "let
brain and brawn, mind and physical
ln-.forces, captal and labor be one and
honest Judge, it would De a menace
to existing Institutions. All Judges
are human, and may be weak, so that
there would constantly be a danger
of Judges rendering decisions which
were popular Instead of decisions
which were just. Their ears might
be to the ground, and their decisions
rendered according to expediency In
stead of justice. It 1s better to have
a few Incapable Judges than a men
aclng law perpetuated. Those who
framed the constitution acted slowly
and warily, and they thought it best
to have some checks on the people,
To disturb their sacred landmarks I
.would regard as Impious
The Kentucky Irish American has
received an invitation to the cele-
Oration of the centenary of the
Order of the Sisters of Charity, of
Nazareth, Ky., which will take place
October 14-23 .inclusive. The pro
gramme is as follows:
Ionday, October 14 The Alum
nae. Tuesday, October IS Founders'
day-r-Uneviltng of the memorial to
Bishop David and Mother Catherine.
(For the hierarchy and clergy.)
Wednesday, October 16 Memorial
mass for the dead. (No gu'?ts.)
Thursday, October 17 Students'
day, on which guests, not clergy or
alumnae, will be invited to an en
tertainment. Friday, October 18 "Old Nai
areth" day at St. Thomas' for the
Sinters. (No guests.)
Saturday, October 19 Day of the
old colored servants of Nazareth,
their children and grandchildren.
Wednesday, October 23 Day of
thanksgiving, in which the religious
of other communities will be Invited
to join.
As was stated In these columns
two months ago, the Choral Union
organized by Prof. Anthony Molen
graft and which made such a satis
factory showing at the late Federa
tion mass meetings, will be continued
as a permanent organization. For
this purpose meetings have been held
and an organization perfected, and
the society promises to become a fac
tor in the musical life of Louisville.
It Is Intimated that one of Its first
concerts will be for the benefit of
St. Lawrence Institute, the excellent
home for worklug boys conducted by
re-!nrother Pius
Several Hundred Delegates At
tend the National Cnthollc
Taft Holds Itcccp-
at the White
Woman Advocates Suppression
of the White Slave
To consider baffling problems
poverty and measures designed
rescue the poor from Ignorance and
disease, the National Conference of
Latholic Charities began Its second
biennial meeting at Washington last
sunaay with several hundred dele
gates irom various parts of the
united States attending. The con
ventlon opened with the celebration
or mass at the Catholic University o
America, where the Right Rev. J. F
Kegis lanevin. Bishop of Pitts
ourgn, sounded the keynote of the
gathering in a sermon on charity
ana correctional work. At a public
meeting at the university- at night
Commissioner Johnston welcomed
the delegates to Washington, and
me oroaa pnases or cnarity were
discussed by several leaders In the
movement. Mgr. Thomas J. Shahan
Rector of the Catholic University
delivered an address on "The
Church In Charity;" Thomas M
Mulry, of New York, on "The Gov
ernment in Charity."
Three sessions of the convention
were held simultaneously Monday
forenoon at the Catholic University,
and in the afternoon President Taft
received the delegates at the White
House and told them that their pres
ence suggested the passage we know
from Scripture, "the greatest of all
Is charity." President Taft said
there was no greater work being
aone for mankind than charity.
Mrs. Thaddeus J. Meder, of the
Catholic Woman's League of Chi
cago, discussing "Necessary Legisla
tion," advocated an appropriation by
Congress of $500,000 for the sup
pression or the white slave traffic,
and condemned the teaching of sex
hygiene in schools. "I am a bit old
I T ..ft - .
iw cuftu'B, nn u unci a prayer oi
thanksgiving every day that my boy
has been told the story of lire by his
mother instead of by some disinter
ested schoolmarm.".
Miss Mary E. Shinnick, Probation
Officer of Cincinnati and well known
in Kentucky, said lt were better for
the State to support the home,
through the Juvenile Court or some
charitable State agency, and keep
the mother and children together,
than for the home to be broken up
and the children placed In a char
itable Institution. She urged that
the widows be pensioned by the
State and allowed to care for their
own children as half a dozen States
are already doing.
Adequate laws and their rigid en
forcement for the guardianship and
protection of children were urged by
Leonora L. Meder, of Chicago, a
member of the Catholic Woman's
League. She urged the prevention
of street selling at night by child
peddlers; State support of children
whoso natural protectors have been
imprisoned and greater protection to
girl immigrants against the dangers
of the white slave traffic.
Remedial legislation, Including
old age pensions and non-employment
insurance, was proposed as a
solution of the problem of dependent
children and needy families by for
mer Judge Michael F. Glrton, of
Chicago, at Tuesday's session of the
National Conference of Catholic
Charities. Judge Girton said that
accident and Industrial insurance if
properly managed would do much to
prevent children becoming depend
ent upon the State, and said If the
plan of sickness Insurance were
adopted many families could remain
together and not be broken up and
scattered among charitable organl
catlons. "I know some of these
Ideas are new," said the Judge, "but
I believe we should give them a trial
and if they prove Ineffective they
can easily be changed." He told
bow these measures were estab
lished In Germany and other Euro
pean countries and said that many
of the large corporations in this
country had adopted pension sys
tems for their employes. .
MonBlgnor Giovanni Bonzano,
Apostolic Delegate to the United
Slates, told delegates to the National
Conference of Catholic Charities on
Wednesday that their work was
fully as important to humanity as
that of the scientists now gathered
here in the International Congress
of Hygiene and Demography. "The
conferences of these great scientists
of the world will no doubt result In
good to the cause of science and
health," he said, "but of as great
Importance Is this exchange of
views and formulation of plans to
make the lives and homes of the
poor better and happier."
Modern treatment of Inebriety
and the care of dependent and de
linquent children were among the
subjects discussed at the final ses
ilon Every phase ot charity work
was discussed by leading workers
from all parts of the United States,
with results that the delegates de
clare will prove most beneficial. In
a cablegram Pope Plus X. conveyed
to the delegates his blessing and
congratulated them upon the work
they are doing for the poor and
needy of the church. Monslgnor
T. J. Shahan, Rector of the Catholic
i'nlverslty. read the message to the
delegates at the closing session
The old officers were re-elected as
follows: Honorary President, Car
dinal uibbons, or Baltimore: PresI
dent, Rev. T. J. Shahan; Secretary,
Kev. ur. wiinam J, Kerby; Tress
urer, William
H. Delacey, all of
ror Members Inaugurated
By Division 4,
A. O. ti.
At the meeting of Division 4, A,
H., Monday evening a membership
contest was launched With Vice Presl
dent Thomas Lynch and Financial
Secretary Thomas Langan as the
respective team captains, and as both
are known to be hustlers an exciting
campaign is promised. The division
elected the following alternates to
the county convention, which will be
held Sunday, October 6: W. J. Con
nelly, F. J. Mooney, Thomas Martin
Pat Connelly, M. J. McDermott and
John P. Langan. Th application of
R. T. Dorsey was received and Chair
man Thomas Farrell, of the Visiting
lommlttee, reported with regret the
death f Patrick Price, and recom
mended that President Hennessy ap
point a committee to draft suitable
resolutions, John' J. Barry. Thomas J
Langan and Dave Reilly being ap
pointed. A communication was re
ceived from James, Houriean.
pioneer member of Division 4, who Is
now located at Indianapolis, with
best wishes and congratulations for
the recent Federation showing. On
motion a rising vote of thanks was
given John Lawless j for efficient
work In securing new members.
Profound regret was occasioned
Wednesday when It Ibecame known
that death had clainied the Infant
son of Joseph and Blanche Conkllng,
firth street, and the -ear-old daugh
ter of William and Mary Donlon,
1918 Baird street. To the bereaved
parents is tendered the sympathy of
their many friends. I
The funeral of Fifcnk Heckman,
who was struck and
killed by an
1n Chicago,
automobile last wee
was held Monday moj
Anthony's church. Del
nlng from St
eased formerly
resided here but led
twelve years
is survived by
ago for Chicago. H
his mother, Mrs. Eli
beth Heckman
a sister, Mrs. Lena
lelnnlger, and
eckman, of the
wo brothers, John
h Heckman
Friends and relatives learned with
inexpressible grief of the death of
Mrs. Ndra Hickey, beloved wife of
John J. Hickey. 2314 West Ormsby
avenue. Mrs. Hickey was twenty-
four years old and was a young
woman who made friends of all
whom she met. Her funeral took
place with solemn mass of Tequlem
Monday morning at St. George's
church. Father Oeorge Weiss offi
ciating at the solemn services.
Joseph T. Forsting, formerly a
member of the detective department
and for years a popular resident of
the East End, died Sunday morning
the residence or his Bister, Mrs,
George Williams, 717 East Jacob
street .following a long Illness of
dropsy. His funeral was held Tues
day morning from St. Martin s
church and was largely attended. Be
sides his sister he leaves two broth
ers, Herman and Henry Forsting.
Mrs. Henrietta Lindell, beloved
wife of Thomas Lindell, was released
from earthly suffering last Sunday,
following a long. Illness of a compli
cation of ailments. A wife and
mother In the true sense ani of a
kindly and generous disposition, her
eath Is mourned by a wido circle oi
friends, who feel the deepest sym
pathy for the bereaved husband and
children. The funeral was held
Tuesday from tlie residence of her
sister, Mrs. H. R. Ackerman, Z8Z3
West Market street.
Mrs. John J. Casey, wife of Capt.
John J. Casey, died Thursday morn
ing at the family residence, 622
West St Catherine street, after a
nirerlnsr Illness, during which she
suffered with Christian patience and
fortitude. Mrs. Casey wss a devout
Catholic and faithful member of St.
ouls Bertrand church, from where
the funeral took place this morning
8:30 o'clock. Besides her nus-
hand she Is survived by three daugh
ters, Mrs. E. F. Hlgglne and Misses
Katherine and Queen Casey.
Patrick Price, a respected member
of St. Patrick's parish, died Sunday
evening at his home, 1709 Tyler ave
ue, after an illness or several
months. He was a native or Louis
ville and for many years had been
In the employ of the Illinois central
Railroad Company. For a long time
had been associated wun me
Hibernians, being a member ot Divis
ion 4. Besides his wire ne leaves
eight children to mourn his death.
The funeral was held Wednesday
morning from St. Patrick's church.
The Hibernian Social Club, com
posed largely ot the younger mem
bers of Division 3, A. O. H.. has
eclded to rive a monthly aeries or
dances during the coming fall and
winter, and for this purptse have
secured Schreiber's Hall, Twenty-
ixth and Bank streets. . The first
one will be held Thursday night, Oc
tober 17. Since Its organization this
club has undertaken a number of
successful entertsluments, and lt Is
expected the dun cm will prove
popular. )
Says Carson's' Ulster Campaign
Will Prove to He
Home Rule Oalns Despite
Attack and Itegarded
Threat to Stop Industry In Del
fiiHt Kescntcd by Knglish
The approach of the momentous
autumn session of Parliament al
ready begins to throw shadows be
fore it, but the end of the vacation
has not been reached, and a majority
of the Ministers still remain absent
from London, cables T. P. O'Connor,
M. P. This pause in active political
warfare gave the Orangemen the ad
vantage of being able to concentrate
the public attention on their perform
ances ln Ulster. The Tory papers
gave considerable space to the demon
strations, and Sir Edward Carson's
anti-home rule speeches are reported
in full. In the meantime the Liberal
papers public accounts of the addi
tional acts of fierce persecution by
the Orange hooligans in Belfast, and
this rough translation of Carson's in
citements to rebellion Into murderous
assaults has damaged the Orange
The trade unions in Englanl are
especially revolted, as the expulsion
of Englishmen who are Liberals from
all work In Belfast and the threat
ened closing of Harland & Wolff's
gigantic shipyards may throw a crush
ing burden on their funds, whldh al
ready are much depleted " y the big
strikes this year. On the whole, I
find that Carson's performance has
created little excitement in England,
and home rule now is regarded by
the Englishman ln the street as a
aettled controversy, and his threats
of a hypothetical future rebellion are
regarded witih apathy and scarcely
even with attention.
Winston Churchill's unfortunate
starting of a new political scare by
suggesting Parliaments for York
shire and Lancashire has done some
harm. This harm rep ots, first, be-
AfJia.lirf:aj luasQtsst- E n gl I sh
unity alarms the public opinion and,
secondly, because many people seo in
It the suggestion that Churchill con
templates separate treatment for
1'lster as a way out of the present
difficulty ln the home rule problem.
have reason to feel certain that
Churchill spoke only for himself, and
the Irish Nationalists certainly will
give no countenance to a breakup of
the national unity in Ireland and the
abandonment of the National mlnor-
Ity in Belfast to such tender mercies
as were recently dealt out to them
by the Belfast hooligans witih the
tacit approval of the Orange leaders,
is also remarked that Carson was
not accompanied in his campaign by
any of the prominent English Tory
The Laborites are ardent support
ers of the home rule bill to a man
and they have a strong party interest
the other Ministerial measure for
the reforming of the voting laws;
nd above all they ihate, more than
any other class, the iniquities of the
plural voting system. The attacks
on "the Insurance act by the Tories
and the unscrupulous use ' of the
popular prejudice, especially among
the workingmen, by the Tory elec
tioneers has begun to produce some
reaction even among the Tories. The
chief objection among the working
men to the act is to the contributory
principle, and the advanced Socialists
proclaim that this principle should
be expunged and that all the expenses
the -Insurance system should be
paid by the State and the emiployer.
Many of the Tories are beginning
to fight shy of the present mild cam
paign against tine act end already
tome of the Tory papers have begun
to utter words of warning against the
violence of their own friends. Fur
ther damage was done to the antl-ln-urance
campaign by the publication
a secret circular by the Orange
organization, which calls for a cam
paign agalnat the insurance act in
Belfast as a better weapon against
home rule than attacks on the home
rule bill Itself.
This candid confession on the one
aide of tthe unscrupulous dodges
against the Insurance bill, and on the
other of the Indifference of English
opinion of Ulster's screams against
the home rule bill, help further to
discount both campaigns. On the
whole we approach the autumn ses
sion with firm faith la the power of
Uhe Government to maintain ln united
action the different sections of the
present coalition end therefore we
have full faith tn the power of the
Government to force through home
rule and the other measure pro
posed. But though the end of the
fight U certain, it will be stiff and
prolonged and doubtless will be Inter
rupted now and then by an attempt
the hotter headed Orangemen to
reduce the Imperial Parliament in
England to the same level as the
fisticuff and tin whistle Parliament of
Hungary, but we do not mind these
things In England. -
Those who have not yet seen the
moving pictures of the great Catholic
Federation parade will have an op-
portunlty to do so this evening at St.
Augustine's Hall on Broadway, near
Thirteenth street. They are the
same films shown last week at the
Orpheum and will be run from 7 to
11 o'clock. In addition to the pic
tures there will be a concert by the
Dana ana musicians of St. Augus
tine congregation. Bishop O'Don
aghue was so pleased when he saw
these pictures that he wrote Alt
Oldham commendatory letter and
granted Father Felten permission for
their presentation at his church. It
Is said this will be the last chance
to see them here. The admission
price will be tea cents.
Y. JM. I.
Supreme Council Recom
mends New Torm of
The Supreme Council of the Young
Men's Institute, held at Santa Cruz,
Cal., was a most successful one, the
reports showing that the Y. M. I.
was merging fast Into an order of
magnitude and power for beneficial
results. Following are the officers
Supreme President Robert J.
Burke, Louisville.
Vice President John J. Lane.
Spokane, Wash.
Vice President P. H. Keefe,
Secretary C. A. Sllnger, Indian
apolis. Treasurer M. J. McCue, Scran-
ton, Penn.
Board of Supreme Directors M
J. Scanlan. Indiananolis: A. L. Will.
JFrostburg, Md.
Dan J. Hennessy, who represented
the Kentucky jurisdiction, arrived
home this week, and from him it Is
learned that many and important
changes were made In the govern
ment of the society. It was ordered
that the Supreme Council be abol
ished, thus saving an enormous ex
pense, and in its stead there will be
a Board of Control composed of five
or seven members. The three East
ern Grand Councils, Ohio, Indiana
and Kentucky, will be consolidated
into one body, and California, which
has been suspended, will be included
in the Western division. The trouble
in California is due to the San Fran
cisco councils, who dominate ln that
Jurisdiction. The changes made will
be submitted to all councils, follow
ing which there will be a meeting
of the newly created board at Pitts
burgh, when the changes will be
tlon Develops Spirited
At the regular meeting Monday
night next Frankfort Council, K. of
C, will elect officers, who will be
installed at the first meeting in
October. A spirited but friendly
Knight and Financial Secretary, and
while it would be hard to pick the
winner In the two first named con
tests. It is safe to predict that the
present efficient Financial Secre
tary, Louis T. Schroff, will easily
be landed a winner. Secretary
Schroff is now serving his second
term. His many friends throughout
the State will be glad to learn that
he has about recovered from the ef
fects of a very serious operation,
which he underwent -at St. Joseph's
Infirmary about two months ago,
and during the past two weeks has
been able to assume his duties.
P. B. Lillis, who Is also rounding out
his second term as Grand Knight,
has worked earnestly for the success
of No. 1483, giving much of his
valuable time and efforts to further
the Interests of the council, Henry
F. Lutkemeler as Lecturer has ac
complished a great deal during the
past nine months and the council
will make no mistake in giving mm
. ... A . .
a justly aeservea enaorsemeni. i
the last meeting John R. Sower ad
dressed the council, giving a graphic
and eloquent description of his trip
to Washington to attend the un
veiling of the memorial to Chris
topher Columbus. James Heeney at
the same meeting delivered a dis
course upon his trip through Ire
land, which he made a Tew montns
ago. .
The different societies of St. Louis
Bertrand parish have entered a spir
ited contest for the bazar to be given
for that church next November, and
already much interest Is being taken
ln the work of preparation. Some
great bazars have been held by the
Limerick congregation, but lt is tne
Intention of the Rev. Thomas S. Mo
Govern, the prior, to have this one
surpass them all. The societies Jhus
far engaged are the Holy isame to-
clety, under the direction of the Rev.
E. A. Baxter, the St. Thomas Sodality
under the Rev. O. D. Parent and the
Young Ladles' Sodality under the
Rev. R. A. LaPlante, wltn ratner
McGovern having supervision over
The announcement of the coming
marriage of Miss Mayme Diener,
daughter of Col. George Dlener, and
Terrence Mackey, son of ex-Sherirr
James Mackey, was made at St. Pat
rick's church ln Maysvllle on Sunday.
The wedding will occur on Wednes
day, October 9. Both nave a. wide
circle of friends who will assist at
the ceremony, which will be one or
the most notable of the tall socletj
events In Maysvllle.
Not Adapted For Lund of the
Free and Home of the
Their Proper IMaee Anion the
Still Uncivilized
Catholic Liven Freely Given la
Iefene of American
A writer In the New York Irish
American Advocate handles without
gloves ex-Congressman Haines and
?,?a!Led uftrdl of Liberty,
and tells them some things that puts
them to shame. His nrtiMo w..
outcome of the dennnrinHnn t
Halnpa. Miles and their follnwin .f
a meeting held in . xtM..!
church, and follows-
Ex-Congressman Hal tlAfl nt.e
guardian of mongrel hand ' f
eaters named the Guardians of Lib
erty (God bless th ni-i,i .1.
plainly in his speech at St. John's
aiemoaist church the brand of lib
erty this band of fanatical fossils
believe in. His vile attack on the
church of Rome was, to say the
least of It worthy of the bitterest
adherent of the Papist hating Crom
well, or the latter day fanatical fol
lowers of the Prince of Orange. On
reading It one would imagine himself
living In other days, and that the
spirit of broad-mindedness of which
we so loudly and proudly boast,
were yet struggling In the darkness
of a far-off future, held in the grip
of bigotry and trying to push Its way
through the. centuries of Ignorance
and hatred, superstition and preju
dice, which our advanced and
scholarly theorists would have us
believe are forever left behind among
the dark and gruesome relics ot by
gone ages. Where Is the boast of
our American civilization when men
supposedly possessing a superior
quality of education and intelli fence
and vaunting in loud mnntho
phrases of the glory and grandeur of
American liberty sit and listen t
such a bitter diatribe venomonalr
launched against their fellow citi
zens of the Catholic faith. Shame,
ractionism and disturbance. "Colura
bla, the land of the free and the
home of the brave" Is not where
they are adapted for. No; rather is
their proper place among the still
uncivilized races of Africa's unex
plored Interior, where they could
give full play to their savage In
stincts. What fiend incarnate pos
sessed the man, it man he be, who
In the sacred name of liberty attacks
the church whose children have so
valiantly shed their blood and freely
guve their lives in defense of Ameri
can freedom? Let us but take, for
Instance, the days of the civil war,
when the priests and Bishops of the
Roman Catholic church in this coun
try, fcom off the altar and the pulpit,
preached to the manhood of their
congregations that it was their
bounden duty to take up arms to
uphold the Union, and if necessary
to die in Its defense, and how nobly
and well did the thousands of Cath
olic men and boys answer the sacred
call of liberty. Their bones have
bleached upon every battlefield from
Fort Sumpter to Richmond. Their
blood has enriched the soil wherever
the opposing armies met, whether on
Virginian fields or among the dismal
swamps of the Carollnas and the
cotton fields of Georgia, at Antlotam,
Malvern Hill and Chancellorsvllle, In
the valley of Shenandoah, before the
walls of Charleston, Atlanta and
Savannah. Aye. from Bunker Hill
to San Juan Catholic blood has been
spilled and Catholic lives freely
given in defense of American liberty,
and lt wasn't for the base, narrow.
vile brand that those so-called
Guardians of Liberty advocate, but
a liberty of love, honor and civiliza
tion that had shed its light wherever
man has set his foot. Yea, ln every
Dart ot the habitable globe. Let us
Catholics take the vile ravings of
this fanatic as a compliment rather
than an insult to our beloved church.
It Is proof positive that her great
strength Is a thorn that rankles In
the side of those bigoted factlonlsts
calling themselves the "Guardians
of Liberty," without being cognizant
of the fact that they are living
centuries behind the time wherein
they and their brand of liberty
would find more fruitful soil and
more congenial surroundings. In all
pity for their sad state we will now
consign them to the bowels of
oblivion with their long defunct
brethren of the A. P. A., and all
Joining In we'll loudly sing "Onward,
Christian Soldiers." Amen.
Rev. Anthony Hodapp, O.
M. C,
recently ordained here by
O'Donaghue, Is now ln Syracuse,
where be will be a professor in the
students' department ot St. (Francis
The Alumnae Society of Presenta
tion Academy, Fourth and Breckin
ridge streets, held Its first fall meet
ing Monday afternoon at the acad
emy. Quite a large number- were
present and the meeting was both
pleasant and Interesting. Others .will
follow regularly during the coming
school year.

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