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Second sad Brccklorldf.
Label Redecmtblt at
Klrby'i S and 10c Store.
Impressive Ceremonies Marked
Week' Centennial Cele
bration. Sinter ot Charity Keeelve Hless
Ing of the Hl.V
Church Dignitaries ami Noted
People Pay Their
1 Ionian:"
ha ....... within her veil
erab " portal". Monday morning
... . h famous nt-
Nazaretn wucu.j, - ,. nf
erary and benevolent association ol
fit South formally entered upon
ne !0".. ' r ...nnlal celebration.
rVont fical nigh mas. with the
Rev Patrick Walsh, of Louisville, a.
celebrant Impressively inaugurated
.nn.iai cnremonles. in vn
sanctuaTyTee.de. th.
the Right Rev. Archbishop bpaWlnfc
of Peoria, 111.; the Rev Father
O'Connell, of Bardstown. and the
Rev. Father Davis, chaplain of Naz
areth. After the mass the Rev.
BUhop Maes, of Covington, made an
Impressive addres to the alumnae.
Following this Impressive cere
mony the alumnae, mustered from
nearly every State In the Union ad
journed to the spacious auditorium
for the exercises of the annual meet
ing of their association. Mrs. T.
McKenna, President of the Nazareth
Alumnae, gracefuly opened and pre
sided over the session. Her remarks
of welcome were followed by a spe
cial letter of greeting written by the
most venerable and much loved liv
ing pupil of Nazareth, Mrs. Emily
Tarleton Snowden, of Louisville,
class of 1848. Mrs. Snowden was
present, but owing to her indisposi
tion she delegated the reading of her
witty address to another silver-
crowned and distinguished pupil 01 ion 1, A. O. H., bad as largely at
long ago, Mrs. Julia Sloan Spalding, tended a meeting as that on last
of St. Louis, class of 1868. Mrs. Tuesday night. The increased at
Mary Fosick, of Alabama, then pre- tendance was gratifying to the offi
sented the alumnae address, wherein ,cers and gave evidence that this will
reminiscence, loyalty, tine idealism . be a prosperous season for the order,
were happily blended. As birthday President Cusick occupied the chair
gift for their Alma Mater the
iSmi!ij havn in the past few years
ronm for hisrher research work. On
the part of the alumnae Mrs. Kate
Spalding next formally presented to
M-.o-otH " thl handsome. well '
pnuiDDed addition to the already
spacious institution. Following Mrs.
Soalding'a remarks reports and
erRfttinKS were then delivered to this
aged mother of many children by.
delegates from several branch
One of the most impressive lncl-(ber
denta at the banquet that followed
was the presentation to Nazareth of
a beautiful birthday gift of original ( do everything possible to organize
royal bestowal. This was a hand- new divisions and double the mem
some ring given by Louis Phillippe bership of the old ones, thus placing
to Bishop Flaget, who in turn had I Kentucky in the front rank of Hiber
passed it to former Archbishop jnlanism. Chairman Thomas Tarpy
Spalding, whence it has descended to reported progress being made for the
the present Archhlsnop spaiuing, oi,eucnr ana lotto party to be given
Peoria, who bestowed it upon his i by Division 1. The committee would
sister, Mrs. Kate Spalding, wno now,soon nave an tne arrangements com'
presents it to Nazareth on the re-
nowned institution's centennial. It
Is a magnificent emerald set in slx-i
teen diamonds.
Impressive ceremonies Inaugur-j
ated the second aay oi lamous oiu .nra. ainerine tieirren an
Nazareth's centennial week Wednes- nounces the engagement of her
day. Archbishops, Bishops and nearly daughter, Miss Mary Marcella
2ii0 nriests from every diocese in
the United States represented the
special guests gathered to do honor
to the Institution, and in particular
to its founders. Bishop Haget,
Bishop David and Mother Catherine
Spalding. A scene of especial soi-
enmity was that in the convent'
chapel, when the exercises of the day
began with Pontifical high mass,
sung by Bishop Hartley, of Coluiu-
bus, Ohio. In the sanctuary were
two Archbishops, three Bishops in
their rich vestments of episcopal
purple, assisted by priests, deacons
and subdeacons, whose chasuDies
and surplices repeated the tones of
tho ceutennlal and Papal colors the
sold, purple and white lending notes
of much richness and beauty. Nave
and transept were also an impressive
scene, occupied as they were Dy
priests from every diocese in the
United States, garbed in the black
cassocks and white surplices or tne
secular clergy, the brown habits of
Franciscans, Dominican black and
white, and the Trappists monastic
white habits.
At the conclusion of the mass an
eloquent address of felicitation was
made to the Society of Nazareth by
the RlKht Kev. Bishop O'Donaghue,
of Louisville. Bishop U Donaghue
congratulated the misers on meir
century of faith end good works,
crowned by magnificent results ol.ence Benton ilincopink. The wed
ths present, when In academies, hos-Uling wil take place Tuesday morn
pltals, parochial schools, orphanages
and homes the conimounity con
tinues the benevolence begun in the
Kentucky wilderness of 100 years
ago. With much feeling nisuop
O'Donaghue referred to th pioneers
and founders of Nazureth, those
noted French clurgy Bishop Flaget
md Bishop David who lu a log
cabin of a century ago laid the
foundations of the spacious edifice
of today.
Following iBiuhop O'Donaghue's
address III. nop Maes, of Covington,
passed to the altar with his crozler
and mitre, symbols of bis office. In
u impressive votcp be delivered to
the community the Papal benediction
received by cable. The message con
tained the cordial approbation of
Pope Plus X. and his blessing on the
venerable community of today and
tomorrow. After Archbishops,
Bishops and priests passed In long
line down the aisle of the artistic
little Gothic church they were In
vited to the banquet hall. There a
Teast of beauty and bounty awaited
After the sumptuous repast the
Vicar General of the diocese, Father
Cronln, rose to the duties of toast
master. Jlis first theme was Pope
Pius X., who has so notably this
year given the Society of Nazareth
his approbation in a formal sanction,
the society having formerly been
merely a diocesan order. To the
toast Bishop Flaget, Bishop O'Don
sghue responded. "Bishop David"
Father Davis then memorialized in a
dedicatory poem. ' Mother Catherine
and her successors were eulogized in
fitting terms by the Rev. Joseph
Hogarty. One of the most notable
addresses was that to "The Sisters"
by the Right Rev. Mgr. Teeling, of
Lynn, Mass., who first called the
Sisters of Nazareth to Boston.
Bishop Maes, of -Covington, elo
quently spoke to "The Old Century
and The New."
Telegrams and letters were also
read from Mgr. Falconi, of the
Papal household; Mgr. Bonzano,
Papal Delegate; Cardinal Gibbons, of
Baltimore; Cardinal Farley, of New
York; Cardinal O'Connell, of Bos
ton; from the Archbishops of New
Orleans, San Francisco, St. Louis
and several other friends and patrons
unable to be present.
Thursday was students' day and
yesterday "Old Nazareth" day at St.
Thomas for the Sisters. Today is
set aside for the old colored servants
of Nazareth, their children and
grandchildren, and next Wednesday,
October 22. will be a day of thanks
giving In which the religious of other
jommunities will be invited to Join.
This will close the exercises of the
greatest centennial celebration in the
history of Kentucky.
State President Welh Vis
Its Division 1,
A. O. H.
Not for a long time past has Divls
and created much enthusiasm by
stating that three more candidates
Doran and James Dugan were re'
ported still sick but improving. State
rresiaeni ratricK J. welsh was pres
ent and when introduced hv Prest,
dent Cusick was given a most hearty
reception. The new State President
.congratulated Division 1 on its
splendid condition and membership
and after outlining the policy of the
new administration made an earnest
appeal for the support of every mem
In increasing the strength and
usefulness of the Ancient Order. The
present State Board, he said, would
pieted, when tickets would be dis-
Heffreu, to William Joseph Otte.
The wedding will be solemnized on
Wednesday morning, October 23, at
St. Aloysius' church. A reception
will follow from 1:30 to 4 p. m. at
the residence of the bride's mother,
JZiy Pope street.
The marriage of Miss Antoinette
Margaret Hollman to Harry J.
Krebs will be solemnized on Tuesday
morning, October 29, at St. Boniface
cnurcn, the Kev. Sinus Braun oftl
dating. The attendants will be Leo
and Edward Krebs. brothers of the
groom; Joseph Twickles and Fred
Humei, a cousin of the bride. Miss
Lenna Krebs, sister of the groom,
will be the maid of honor. After a
breakfast for the immediate family
the bride and groom will leave for a
trip to Washington.
ine engagement of John L.
ischlarer and Miss Margaret Bren
nan Is announced. Miss Brennan Is
s aaugnter of Mr. and Mrs. James
Brennan, 201 Virginia avenue, Ohio
Falls. Mr. Schlafer is the son of
Jonu Hohlafer, of 308 Missouri avs
nue, Jefferson vllle, and is book
keeper at T. J. Lindley's hardware
store. The weddiug will take place
in the near future,
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Ott, of New
Aiuauy, have announced the ap
proacning marriage of their dauah
' ter, Miss Clara Marie Ott, and Clar-
lug, October 29, at St. Mary's church
The mission conducted by the
Dominican fathers from St. Louii
Bortrand s convent at New Haven
last week was in every way sue
ci'Bsrul. At each service the spaciou
, St. Catherine's church was so filled
that extra seats had to bs added
I he mission was conducted by
Fathers O'Connor and O'Nell, two of
the greatest pulpit orators ever beard
lu New Haven. Kev. Father William
.Hogarty, the pBHtor, fiji la elated over
the results of the mission, which h
' gave all the aid in bis power.
,ookn Like One Hest Het In the
Coming Presidential
Drift Away From Itooscvclt He-
coming More Noticeable
Kvery Iay.
oulsvlllc and Kentucky loth
Due For Keeoril Itrcnklng
With the election only two weeks
off from next Tuesday ana irom
creditable forecasts and straw votes
taken all over, the Democracy gives
promise of sweeping the country and
the election of Wilson and Marshall
by one of the largest majorities ever
given in the Electoral College. The
most noticeable change has been almanv mminna r nnthollrn n our
i has Deen aimanY mluions of Cath
steady drift away from Roosevelt,
wblcn was cnecxea siignuy vj un
Injury of Monday and then mostly
from sympathetic reasons, but synv
pathy is never a permanent figure
n political campaigns, ana on o-
vember 5 the Progressive party wiu
probably finish a bad third. There
can be no gainsaying tne iaci mat -
President Tart has gained ground in
tne iasi iwo wee, many ui m rru-
sicooivcD iiui:niuB u " "'
P. ranks, having become disgusted
with the campaign methods or tne
Bull Mosers, and this return element
will give Taft enough strength to
beat Roosevelt easily but not
enough to head off the magnificent
lead of Wilson.
An attempt has been made by a
certain class to inject religion intorol n25 gouth Seventh street. Her
the campaign, the majority of these only near reiatve was her" sister,
neing ex-nepuuucani), who are uii-
agonizing President Taft because of
his fairness on all Catholic ques
tions, simply fairness and nothing
ei8R. un me oiner nana some nave
attacked Gov. Wilson, claiming that
he was unfair on religious questions
especially pertaining to Catholics.
Kdward" A. Creighton, great grand
nephew of Count John A. Creighton,
co-iounder of Creighton VniverBity,
is an enthusiastic Wilson man. After
graduating from Creighton Uni
versity he became a student at
FjiiK.e.tflxi(1.ii r Uie-dhetiniEjy m djrxw
Wilson was President of that institu
tlon. Of his student days there Mr.
Creighton said:
"Woodrow Wjlson is all right. He
s a plain, approachable, big-hearted '
man and thoroughgoing Democrat In a member of Division 4, A. O. H. His
all his ways. The students at old)funera, wag held Tnur8day morning
Nassau held him in affectionate re- ,rnm Rt j-n,,!. ttertrand'a church, of
gard. a-.b breadth and fairness werewnl(.h he nad ,ong been a member.
shown aowhere more strikingly t-an I
in the manner in which he respected
and safeguarded the religious beliefs
of the students. We Catholic boys
remember how insistent he was on
our attending mass every Sunday.
He not only gave us every facility
for performing our duty In that
regard, but provided a system by
which we could not well escape it if
we desired. He handled it thus: A
list of the names of all Catholic
students was supplied to a person
who stood at the church door and
checked the names as the students
entered. This list was returned the
next day to the university, and if P
appeared therefrom that any Btudent
had remained away from mass ht
was sent for at once and a reason
demanded." But the whole thing was
done In such a gentle and kindly way
that the delinquent young man never
cared about repeating the offense.
Mr. Wilson's broad toleration of the
religious views of his students was
not of course confined to those of
the Catholic communion. It extended
to adherents of every denomination
represented in the university. Yes,
you bet I am for Woodrow Wilson."
The situation here and out in the
State is most gratifying to the1
Democrats, Chairman Johnson Cam
den, of the State Campaign Commit
tee, going on record aa expecting
100,000 majority, while Frank Mc-
Grath, Chairman of the local com
mittee, is very well pleased with the
situation, as the organization in
Louisville is the most compact In its
history, which in Itself is a tribute
to Mr. McGrath's ability as an or
ganizer. .
A certain element
nt heie composed
of rabid A. P. A
to muddle the situation In the local
school race by bringing out an op
position ticket to Messrs. Strother
and Knglehard. and so far there has
been no attempt to expose their hand
by the daily papers, who owe it to
the public to denounce them for
their underhand work.
O. M. B. A.
Reports submitted at the conven
tion of the Catholic Mutual Benefit
Ansociatlon, held last week at Syra
cuse, abow a total membership of
60,418. The reserve fund on August
31 amounted to $2,938,(02. Among
the Important laws adopted was one
reducing the age limit from eighteen
to sixteen year. The next triennial
convention will be held at Toledo",
The annual rally of tha Hnlv Nm
societies of the Cincinnati arcbdio- breakfast was served at the home
ceae will take place In Cincinnati to. of the bride's parents, Mr. aud Mis.
morrow afternoon aud will be John Wehner, and Mr. and Mrs.
great demonstration. This rally , WB' departed for Kentucky to visit
promises to be a magnificent display relatives. They will go to bouse
by the Catholic men . of Cincinnati , keeping at 8it4 East Eighth street
and vicinity of their revereuce for after their return home.
the Holy Name and the faith that Is
In them. The procession will be In
charge of. Grand Marshal Edward
Sweeney, and will form at Race and
Seventh streets. A temporary altar
will be erected on the steps of tfle
Cathedral, and after an address by
Rev. John F. Hlckey benediction will
be given In the open air by Most
Rev. Archbishop Henry Moeller.
Veteran Severs Connec
tion With Guardians
of Liberty.
The following1 letter Is self-explanatory.
It was addressed by Oen.
Daniel Sickles to Charles D. Haines,
President Of the Ouardians of Lib
erty: My Dear Haines: I am in receipt
of your favor of this date. Since the
meeting In John street and the de
nunciations of the Catholic church,
which were heard there, there can
be no doubt of ,the hostility of the
Ouardians of Liberty especially the
prominent members to that church.
am unwilling to be associated with
any society that, is proscrlptive and
denunciatory towards any religious
sect. In my estimation all religious
gect8 and Bn chrches are worthy of
.reBpect and tolerance,
There are
!conntry. and l d0 not know one 0f
them, from
the Cardinal down, who
Is disloyal, l nave personally Known
many Catholic priests who, during
I have personally Known
the war were among our most loyal
and patriotic citizens. I had Cath-
oU. chaDlaina in the Third Army
corps, who were among the bravest
nd moBt devoted of my officers, ind
for wnom j likewise had profound
regpect. My decision to resign from
the uuaraians ol uiDerty is aosoiute
and final.
Very sincerely yours,
D. B. Sickles.
Mrs. Ellen Mulrooney dropped
dead of heart disease Tuesday at the
hnitin nf her aister. Mm. Eliza Car-
with whom she fiade her home. Her
funeral took place Thursday morn-
ling from St.,. Louis Bertrand's
the funeral ctf Mrs. Xellie Brad
ford took place Monday morning
from St. Ceciliafs church and was
attended by mapy sorrowing friends.
Mrs. Bradford was thirty-six years
old and the-wife of Flavius Brad
ford. 3019 Balk street, to whom
many frlendsy k nder their heartfelt
Sympathy . deep and wide is felt
for the wife and family of John
Phelan, who was released from his
earthly suffering -on Tuesday. He
. hrther nf wmiam Phelan and
Broi ftPvi.o v ha rnmaina
of Willlam J. Bheehan were held
, MnHav ,., nt st p.tHok'u
hurcn where numbers of his
frlend8 aB8emDled to pav the last sad
, ,r(hn.. of rBl)lle(,t iweaB.d was
widely known in the West End, and
the news of his death was every
where received with expressions of
regret. v -
Mrs. Theresa Davis Wade, aged
fifty-nine, died at her home, 644
South Twenty-sixth street, following
an attack of meningitis, brought on
by a sunstroke. Mrs. Wade was af
fected by the heat six weeks ago and
had been ill for some time. She
leaves her husband, Edward Wade,
a stone mason, and one daughter,
Mary Wade. The 'funeral was held
Thursday morning from St. Charles
Mrs. Mary Broderiok, widow of
John Brodnrlck, at one time a well
known wagon manufacturer, died
Monday morning at her home, 420
Kast Mala street. She was in her
seventy-fifth year and had been a
sufferer from heart trouble for some
time. Mrs. Brodertck is survived by
one daughter, Mrs. Russell Gates,
with whom she made her home. Her
funeral took place Wednesday morn
Ing from St. Michael's church, of
which she was one of its first and
most faithful members.
The funeral of Mrs. Annabelle
Mueller, wife of Dr. A. B. Mueller,
1123 South Fifteenth street, was
hall ffAni Ht Pat..'. .hmuli
. Wednesday morning, where requiem
, mHtiu was relehritc
mass was celebrated. In her death
the family loses a loving wife and
mother and St. Peter's a devout par
ishioner. She Is survived by her
hutiband, one daughter, Mary
Mueiier; her mother, Mrs. Filburn,
and five brothers, Thomas, Robert,
Lawrence and John, all of this city,
and Anthony Filburn, of Salt Lake
City. She Is also survived by one
slater, who Is a nun in the Academy
of Our Lady of Mercy on East Broad
way. Hers was a useful life, and it
was with a teeling of deep sorrow
that her many friends learned of
her demise.
The marriage of Edward West and
MibS tirace P. Wehner was sol
emnized early Tuesday morning at
5:30 o'clock in St. Mary's church of
New Albany. The ceremony was per
formed by the Her. Bernard Red-
'lord. After the service a wjddlng
Catholic Church Stand For
Preservation of American
Here Ilefore the Great
John Wesley Was
Horn. '
Not For Ah Instant Weak
Its Love For This
Rev. P. Duffy, D. D presents In
the last number of the Catholic
World the following beautiful and
true tribute to the Catholic church,
apropos of the ridiculous resolutions
passed at the recent Methodist con
The Catholic church Is no new'
omer in America. It was here cen
turies before John Wesley, that great
and justiy honored man, was born,
and before Methodism was ever
'dreamed of. This America, as all
and before Methoi
men know, was discovered by Cath
olics before Protestantism in any
form was Invented. The larger part
of it was first explored and settled
h. r.ihnii,..
In the Colonial period
0f this country, two of the first
charters of religious liberty were.ters came from France in 1840 to
granted by the Catholic governors,
Lord Baltimore, in Maryland, and
Governor Dongan, in New York.
American Catholics performed an
honorable part in the War ol Inde
pendence, and the republic could not
have been victorious without the aid
of two foreign Catholic powers. Our
church in this country has always
been a patriotic church' and a demo
cratic church. It was for a long
time weak In numbers, but not for
an instant weak in its love for Amer
ica. During the course of years it
received accession from King-ruled
lands, and it has made these new
comers the most intense and loyal
devotees to American Ideals of
llbert. ' )
The Catholic Vhurch is in the
limelight now. hjhe is not shrinking
from inspection, I Students of social
factors, statesmen, Jurists, profes
sors, publicists, have been observing
us for anTva ' fi n' If a brief
uar"'ePS" iiiTvra rUf - thTH
opinions that have been expressed, it
would run somewhat as follows: "In
the Catholic church the United States
possesses a powerful organism which
receives foreigners, offering them
the one great institution of enlight
enment and betterment, which is not
alien to them when they land on our
shores, thus holding them to their
moral practices, while instilling into
them our political ideals."
This organization is, first of all, a
religious one. it preaches Christ, it
does not use its pulpit to advocate
political measures, nor to stir up
sectarian strUe. It makes heroic
sacrifices for the religious education
of its children, the future citizens of
the nation. It is incessant In its
labors for the relief of all forms of
human misery, and has the power of
calling forth in its members, espe
cially its Sisterhood, a divine
altruism which makes one proud that
human nature can reach such
heights. The church sets Itself in
opposition only to those who
threaten the foundation of religion,
the family, the State. It has stood
almost alone in the fight for the
preservation of the American home.
It Is looked upon by our most
penetrating thinkers as the strongest
force at work for the maintenance
of our political and economio prin
ciples. It deals with reforms with
prudence, temperance and breadth of
view which comes from nineteen
centuries of experience with all
classes of men. Even If one apply
the test of business success, one finds
activity, enterprise, ability to meet
new conditions, equal to the best
America has to show. Its business
Integrity, too, is at the highest.
Crises come and go; scandals arise
In the world of finance; reputations
suffer; but the old church retains a
financial credit and a reputation for
Just dealing which the world can not
Boule College, near Dodge City.
. of Wl'h TJJ'
euaessy, of Wichita. The property
consists of two large buildings and
lorty acres of laud. The considera
tion is said to be $80,000. a fraction
t f t Vl A AKlrrlnnl ....a 1L . 1 I I J I
nn m?-. . V "u,1QlnKS'
?"6 U"?, nL !DU'n n .frty-vi
rooms will be remodeled for a dlo-
""""J ..UD " "uuuln
h ' ",,wV,lyun PkP' f tn West End and
m.: r;."
..,..uu .v djjcuu f i j,n u u immedi
ately In Improvements, and establish
a girlB' college, modeled after Mount
Carmel at Wichita. Other extensive
..m.u win iouow later.
SOUIe College has been closed for
years, following an unsuc
ceasful attempt to operate It as
Methodist college.
A brilliant wedding In which
Italian society of Louisville took
great Interest took place Wednesday
morning at St. Michael's church,
Brook street, when MibS Annie K.
Leone, the attractive daughter of
Councilman Michael Leoue, became
the bride of Gaaper Glaealone. Thai
ceremony was solemnized with
nuptial mass celebrated by the Rev.
Father Daniel Leone, of Milwaukee,
uncle of the bride, who was assisted
by Fathers Erie Wlllett and Martin
O'Connor, pastor of St. Michael's.
The church was profusely decorated
for the occasion and an augmented
choir sang the mass. Miss Jennie
Leone, of Milwaukee, a sister of the
bride, was maid of honor, and An
drew Uiacalone a brother of the
groom, was best man. The attend
ants were, Miss Victoria G'lacalone,
sister of the groom; Miss Mayme
McGlnty, John Lococo and Chris
topher Evola. Master Willie Hassel
wander was the ring-bearer; Misses
Josephine Leone and Mary Annie
Gentlne were flower girls. The bride
was dressed In satin with Irish and
Duchess lace and carried roses. A
reception was held In the evening at
Oermanla Hall, where hundreds of
friends and admirers of bride and
groom extended heartiest congratula
ror foundress of Sisters
of Providence In This
A board of which Bishop Silas
Chatard, of the Inndianapolis dio
cese, was Chairman, has completed
the compilation of evidence asked
for by the Vatican on which is to be
based the canonization of Mother
Theodore, foundress of the order of
the Sisters of Providence in the
r T n t 1 o . . . rr. l a . . .
uiieu duhci. iiw uoaru sat at si.
Mary-of-the-Wood. the mother house
of the order, on the west bank of the
Wabash, above the city of Terre
Haute, Ind. The site was a forest
when Mother Theodore and five
when Mother Theodore and five sis-
establish the order in this country,
Mother Theodore's canonization .was
recommended two years ago by sev
eral of the higher members of the
hierarchy in the United States. It is
a slow process and final action will
not be taken for several years.
Mother Theodore was Mile. Guerln,
daughter of an officer under
Napoleon. She was born in Brit
tany In 1798. In 1840 Bishop Brute,
of Vlncennes, Ind., sent a commis
sioner to France to get some of the
Sisters to found a teaching com
munity in his diocese, which then
covered most of the old Northwest
Territory. Mother Theodore and
five Sisters came, sailing from Havre
to New Orleans, then up the Missis
sippi and the Ohio, and by stage
irom the Ohio to the site of the pres
ent $5,000,000 estate. The Sisters
had been liberally educated in the
arts and had come from Domes of
culture and refinempnt.
Splendid Record of Sur.
' geon General George
At the head of the Medical Corps
of the United States army today is
Surgeon General George H. Torney,
having the rank of Brigadier Gen
eral. -Like his predecessor in this
Important position. Major Gen. Rob
ert M. O Kellly, den. Torney Is a
Catholic. He was born in Maryland
on June 1, 1850, and was appointed
to the army as a First Lieutenant
and Assistant Surgeon June 26,
1875. Just five years after he was
promoted a Captain. On June 6,
1894, be became Major and Surgeon,
and on August 6, 1903, Lieutenant
Colonel and Deputy Surgeon General.
lie was promoted to Colonel on April
23. 1908, and on January 14, 1909
he attained his present rank ' and
position, upon the retirement of
Gen. O'Reilly.
During Gen. Torney's thirty-seven
rears of service he has performed
duty in all parts of the United States
and the Philippines. He was highly
commended for his efficient service
during the San Francisco earth'
Gen. Torney is a member of St
Matthew's parish, Washington. He
Is at present engaged in studying the
working drawings of a new automo
bile that will be used as a hospital
on battlefields and will eomblne
every facilty for performing the most
delicate operations.
Mackln Council spent most of the
time at the meeting Monday night
boosting the euchre and lotto party
that the young members will give at
the club house on November 7. They
"" .v.".
r this popular organization.
Wltn a nice list oi prizes, rresiaenc
Adams announced that six teams had
entered the basket ball league and
that progress was being made in
organizing the literary society. The
Social Club invited the members and
- 1 are attended by large numbers of the
very enjoyable.
T . , . . . 4 ,,.
Next Wednesday morning at b
VtlXlVlt church in Lexington there will
h a hrllllant and ih,1h1.1 tiiarrlana
- 1 raremnnv the rontrartlnir nartlea ba-
lug Miss Mary V. McKenna and
Inble B. Earle. The bride-elect Is.
the daughter of Lawrence McKenna,
of 'the Bluegrass capital. She was '
graduated from the New England
,- f v(ui i.. n.x....T i.f
June. Mr. Earle Is the son of Dr.
B. P. Earle and Mrs. Earle. ot Daw-
son Springs. He Is a graduate from
the State University or Kentucky,
helar nna of the civil en lueerinn
clasa of 1908, aud Is now connected
with the Illinois Central at Carbon-
a dale, III.
Ends Hope That the Tories Will
Overthrow Govern
ment. Liberal Win Closure. lelat
and Squelch Attack on the
Disappointed Orangemen Post
pone Their Kowdy
Reviewing the growing appre
hension of a European war that can
not be localized and may bring
Austria and Russia into the field
and perhaps others, T. P. O'Connor
thus views the home rule struggle
as it stands at present:
Tn the meantime at home our own
fierce political struggle gains passion
with every hour. There, also it la a
war without quarter on one side or
the other. The Government Is . de
termined to use the closure and
every other recourse to pass the
hm. -..!- km ,
r. n ""- S. W"!
the Orangemen still declare that
Ulster will make civil war. The Gov
ernment's stock has gone up with
every hour since Parliament reas-
BDiiiiicu. mo ui auKBiueu appeared
in the Commons subdued and de
spondent and made comparatively
mild speeches, while Premier As
qulth was cheered to the echo by
every Liberal when he declared that
home rule will be carried by the
Commons before Christmas and Into
a law during the lifetime of the
present Parliament.
A further sign of the present tem
per of the Liberal party is that the
attendance is splendid, for from the
minute that the House rises to the
minute it separates nearly every
member remains inside the Parlia
ment building. Percy llllngworth.
the new Government whip, signalizes
his accession to office and marks his
view of the seriousness of the situa
tion, and above all the necessity of
constant attendance In the House of
Commons, by inducing a suspension
of the great land campaign which
Lloyd-George has been preparing for
months, and alRo by calling off every
the House does not sit.
The Labor members still are com
pelled to send some of their numbers
put of London to settle trade dis
putes and to attend labor confer
ences, but otherwise they show equal
ardor with the Liberals and Irish to
attend every sitting and support the
Government on every division. The
debate on the closure resolution
went steadily in favor of the Gov-
ment, and the Orangemen 61
pointed their rabid supporter
postponing their rowdy out! J
and removal by the police.
The triumph in the home ij
bate was followed by the
defeat of another even nj
mldable campaign against tj
eminent. For months til
Journalists and politicians
sinuated that Chancelloi
George and Rufua Isaacs, if
ney General, have gained
of pounds by speculations if
wireless shares, which
passed through an epej
gambling spell. This
founded largely on the f.
brother of Isaacs is the
the Marconi company ans
Marconi company had got
contract from the Government.
Herbert Samuel, the Postmaste
General, answered all of these
charges in a speech which left every
assailant speechless and swept the
Liberals with a storm of anger and
relief. This triumph puts an end to
the hope that the Tories will over
throw the Government by convicting
them of corrupt practices and Lloyd
George once more smiles at the
malignant Impotence of his innumer
able and powerful enemies to destroy
htm and the Liberal Ministry.
Darting from behind a Broadway
street car in front ot the Gayety
Theater, Jefferson street, near
Fourth, Raymond Bosler, twenty
years old,' son ot Nlo BoBler, man
ager of the Tyler Hotel, crossed the
path of a rapidly moving motor truck
of the Ahreiu & Ott Manufacturing
Company Wednesday afternoon. Two
wheels of the truck passed over the
youth's body and as a result he Is in
a serious condition at St. Joseph's
Infirmary. Bosler received a com
pound fracture of the right leg, and
his left leg was broken above the
ankle. It may be necessary to
amputate the right limb.
Rev. Father R. C. Ruff, until
recently assistant priest at St.
;;villcenf de PaulH church, this city.
but now . pastor of St. Patrick a
church at Stlthton. has completed
arrangements for the building ot the
Catholic church at West Point and
work will beglu at once. The new
church will be named St. Denis, in
compliment to the Klght Rev. Denis
O'Donaghue. Bishop of the diocese.
, " property fronts upon the
Lincoln Way, and , has one of the
best producing gas wells In thU
"rruory. 111s inougut oy m. j
Building Committee that the neV
cnurcn win ue iiiiimieu auu reauj -.ui
Irel'glous service not later than

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