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PRINTING FIRST CUSS WORK Give Thla OMto. Yoar Neat Orator. WE DO PRINTING flWT CLASS WOIK, Girt Tkls Offioe Tom Neat Order. isi American NTUQEY VOLUME XXXIII. NO. 16. LOUISVILLE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS. ll Be CATHOLICS Appeal to the Government to S'tep'.Further Outrages In Mexico. Cite INumerous Atrocities Per petrated by the Revolution ary Leaders. Attitude of Catholic Clergy lias Been One of Absolute Neutrality. PATIENTLY BORNE OPPRESSION An appeal to the American Gov ernment and people to protect the Catholic clergy and church in Mexico and demand reparation for outrages already committed was filed with the State Department at Washing ton on Wednesday by a committee of the American Federation of Catholic Societies. Two formal documents were submitted, one setting forth the position of the Catholic church In Mexico and the other citing numerous instances of atrocities perpetrated by revolutionary leaders during the disturbances for the past tew, years. The statements were prepared to supplement verbal rep resentations recently made to Presi dent Wilson and Secretary Bryan by the committee which was appointed by the Baltimore conference of the federation. The Rev. Richard H. Tlerney, S. J., of New York; the Rev. Henry V. Cunningham, of Boston, and John Whalen, President of the federation, are the members of the committee. Describing the political conditions which are de clared to be responsible for the present state of unrest in Mexico, the committee asserted the attitude of the Roman Catholic clergy has teen one of absolute neutrality, striving only to teach the unedu cated classes obedience and respect for constituted authority. "The revolution which will shortly be 1 eontrol of the Govern ment in Mexico," said the state ment, "has proclaimed, as a neces sary means for the establishment and working out of its programme, the suppression of three classes, which it considers to be insuperable obstacles to its purposes, the regular army, the Roman Catholic ' clergy and the large land holders. As far as the Roman Catholic clergy is concerned they have held no offices, nor have they been beard in the councils of the various governments which have ruled the country during the past fifty years. They have re ceived no favor from these govern ments. Instead they have patiently borne their oppressive tyranny. Nor have they taken part in their over throw. "The present revolution differs from thoBe that preceded it only In being more radical. In the past 'century the radicals and revolu tionists retained some remembrance of the religious education received in their childhood. At least they believed In God and recognized the necessity of religion. The present generation of revolutionists are thoroughly imbued with antl-Chrls-tian and anti-spiritual principles. They are therefore enemies of all religion, and especially the' Catholic religion. They propose at any cost to uproot the Catholic religion from the hearts of the people. Since they can not accomplish this by legitimate means, they resort to calumny In order to persecute the church In the person of her ministers and, by the destruction of the clergy, they hope to effect the destruction of all re ligion. "The priests of all places which have been occupied by the revolu tionists have been expelled In a body and without trial. They have been robbed of everything they possessed. Many of them have been thrown Into prison. Others have been tortured. Some have been killed. The Bishops have been so threatened, and those that have fallen Into the hands of the revolutionists have suffered such Indignities that al) have been compelled either to flee from ths country or go into hiding. The Catholic people have been outraged In their most sacred religious senti ments. The number of profana tions is so great that they would bake too long to state in detail. Churches have been turned into bar racks and stables. In Sehuayo, Michoacan, eleven priests were threatened with death If they would not pay a ransom. - The Bishop of Zacatecas was also subjected to ran som, but had nothing to give. The Catholics freed them from captivity with the money they lad gathered In order to placate the revolution ists." The statement declared there has been a continuation of outrages against the Catholic church and communicants from the latter part of the Dtax regime to the present day. The activities of Generals Car ranza, Villa, Obregon, Lucio lllanco, Rafael, Beulma, Benjamin Hill and other of the revolutionary leaders, It was asserted, had been such that It could not be said that the out rages were committed only by the soldiers and without their know ledge. Numerous Instances, of al leged spoliation of church property, of plunder and pillage of private properties owned by Catholics and of other outrages suffered by church dignitaries were cited. In' one cane (t is asserted, fifty nuns. Ladles of the Sacred Heart, and a number ' other refugees were lodged three days In a filthy abandoned hotel at Manzanillo where, on the floor be low, Gen. Obregon's troops snd officers with their "shameless women" were quartered. In con clusion the appeal says: "We trust the American people will realize that they are In honor bound to defend us, to demand satis faction for the flagrant violation of the recommendations which were made by them to Carranza and his followers. If this be not done, then the declaration of the Carranzistas will be confirmed . that whatever they do Is done with the knowledge and approbation of the Washington Government." MACKIN 19 ACTIVE. Mackin Council Is conducting a lively membership contest for the Initiation to be held on Sunday afternoon, November 16, for which xeven applications were received Monday night. Eugene Leet Is pilot ing the "hustlers" and John R. Barry Is handling the reins for the "boosters," and both teams promised a number of applications for the coming meeting. It was decided to make next Monday night application night, and therefore all members are requested to secure all applications they have in view and present them that evening. Acting on the sugges tion of the Advisory Committee the council adopted new rules for the different parts of the club house. The Gymnasium Committee reported that the gymnasium had again been put In shape and that a meeting had been called for Wednesday night, when classes would be formed. President Thornton announced that Sunday, November 8, had been set as the date for the annual communion for deceased e numbers. SACRED HEART RETREAT. Just now there is much activity and work for the Passion ist fathers of the Sacred Heart Monastery on the Newburg road. Father Cyril has been conducting a retreat and mission for Rev. Father Bohlsen at Holy Trinity church. St. Matthews, which will end tomorrow. Father Fabian will go to Vincennes, Ind.. to conduct the Forty Hours' devotions at the Sacred Heart church there; while Father Cletus Brady will soon leave to conduct a series of Forty Hours' devotions and retreats throughout the Toledo diocese. Last Sunday three young men received the habit of the Passionist order from Rev. Clatus Brady, the rector of the Sacred Heart Retreat, who was assisted by Rev. Father Denis Callages. The ceremony was very solemn and impressive and was wit nessed by a number of friends of) the postulants, who were Ahselm Clemens, son of Matt Clemens, and James Wathen, both of this city, and John Butler, of Chicago, 111. MISSIONS END SUNDAY. The mission that ban heon In progress at the Sacred Heart church for the past two weeks, conducted by the able and eloquent Pasaionist missionaries. Fathers Charlen fan- sidy and Isadora Dwyer, will come to a solemn close tomorrow- night. This week was for the men and marked by a splendid attendance every, night, the results being most graurywg to Kev. Patrick Walsh, the pastor. Another successful mis sion, that held at St. Paul'a eh this week by the Passionist Fathers oonirace ana Aarian, from Chicago, will also close tomorrow night. LAID TO REST. Miss Maearet Dohertv died at the home of her niece. Mrs. Edwnrit Fit. Patrick, in New Albany, on Friday, October 16. Miss Doherty, who was Dorn in Donegal, Ireland, had lived In New Albany since chilrihnnri making her home with the family of tne late Micnaei Doherty, for a period of about alxty years. The funeral took Dlace from Hnlv THnitv church Monday morning with a requiem high mass, sung by Father inanea uurran. Miss Doherty was a devout Christian woman, esteemed by all who knew her. Manr sorrowing relatives who live In uouisvuie ana New Albany attended the obsequies. The remains were interred in Holv Trinltv mmatarv h. side those of her brother and sister who bad gone before. FOUTV HOURS. The Forty Hours' Adoration will begin with a solemn high mass to morrow morning in St. Charles Borromeo church, Twenty-seventh1 and Chestnut, and continue until Tuesday. Father Raffo, the pastor, will be assisted by a number of priests of the diocese. It is ex- peciea tne ctiurcn will be thronged at all the services, which will be beautifully impressive. These days should be fruitful In blessings for every member of the parish. EUCHRE AND OYSTER SUITER. A large attendance la expected next Wednesday afternoon and even Ing at the euchre, lotto and oyster supper to be given In St. Michael's Hall. 180 Brook street, and the Committee of Arrangements have secured many valuable prizes to dis pose or during tne day. Supper will be served from 6 to 7 o'clock and the ladles In charge promise a sub stantial meal to those who attend. ROOM FOR MORE. Brother Plus. Director of St Lawrence Institute, the home for boys, says there are a number of vacancies and room, for a few worthy homeless boys In that ex cellent Institution. Brother Plus iyi all the boys there now are working and contented, and reports lonatlons of reading matter, cloth 'tig and eatables, which are always uelprul and much appreciated. CHAPLAINS The Navy Department Receives Many Applications For Ap pointments. Circular For Information of Those Desiring to Enter t The Corps. 1 Total Number Not to Exceed One For Twelve Hundred and Fifty Men. ARE FROM ALL DENOMINATIONS With the proposed Increase In the number of chaplains of the United States Navy, from its present num ber of twenty-four to approximately fifty-two, many applications for designation for appointment are be ing received at the Navy Depart ment from all parts of the United States, and from representatives or. all denominations. There are now six chaplains of the Catholic faith in the navy, and should the Catholic church get its full quota, based on Its enllBted per sonnel of that faith, the number will be greatly Increased. ' It Is a noticeable fact of recora that there is not i Catholic chaplain on the retired list of the United States navy, while the army Is credited with six, who have been retired either on account of having reached the compulsory age limit of sixty-four or for disability incurred In line of duty. The Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department, has just issued a cir cular for the Information of persons desiring to. enter the Chaplain Corps, and It provides the follow ing: First Under the provisions of an act of Congress approved June 39, 1914, the Secretary of the Navy is authorized to appoint such number of acting chaplains as to make the total number of chaplains and acting chaplains In the navy not to exceed one to each 1,250 of the total per sonnel of the Navy and Marine Corps. Second Acting chaplains will have the rank, pay and allowances of a Lieutenant (Junior grade) In the navy. The pay Is $2,000 a year, with 10 per cent: additional for sea duty. The allowances are three rooms for quarters, with a corre sponding 'allowance for light and heat, when on short duty. Third Appointments as acting chaplains will be made "after such examination as mat be prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy," who has the authority to revoke an appoint ment at any time. Fourth After three years' sea 7ervice on board ship an acting chaplain may, It found qualified by examination as to his physical, men tal, moral and professional fitness, be commissioned a chaplain with the rank of Lieutenant (junior grade). Fifth After completing four years' service In the grade of Lieu tenant (Junior grade) chaplain, after passing examination, will be promoted to the grade of Lieuten ant; and after four years in that grade to the grade of Lieutenant Commander; and thereafter to the grade of Commander and Captain, as vacancies occur. Sixth A candidate for appoint ment as acting chaplain must be a citizen of the United States and should be between the ages of twenty-one and twenty-six years snd must furniBh certificate to that effect; must be well educated and a regularly ordained minister of good standing In bis particular denomina tion and In his community; must be physically sound In every respect and pass a physical examination before a board of medical officers of the navy. He must show by testimonials his capabilities to gain the confi dence and esteem of young men and to become a leader among them. HAD GLADSOME DAY. h Last Sunday the degree, team. numbering eighteen members, and a choir of twenty-she voices of the Ladlea' Auxiliary, A. O. H.. of this city went to New Albany to confer the degrees of the order on a class of eighty candidates for the Indiana auxiliary. The initiation was held In Trinity Hall,4 which was artis tically festooned with streamers and banners of red, white and blue and a profusion of Irish flags. The stage was beautrcully decorated with palms, ferns and cut flowers, while a large picture of St. Brlgld adorned the center. Occupying seats on the stage were the Indiana State officers, Mrs. John Arthur and Mrs. Clark, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Evans, of Lafay ette; Mrs. Young, County President; Mrs. Davis, Division President, and Mrs. Flaherty, of Jeffersonvllle. After the degree work a sumptuous banquet was enjoyed by all present. Miss Catherine Cody, County Presi dent, presided as toastmlstress and called upon Rev. Father Charles Curran, who responded with splen did address on the government and officers of Catholic, societies and gave much encouragement to the ladles. Rev. Father Wlcke dwelt upon the Influence of Catholic womanhood and Mrs. Arthur responded to the Ladles' Auxiliary in Indiana. Miss Mary Corcoran had for her subject the history of the order and Its aims and was frequently applauded. After remarks by Misses Bertha King and Catherine Nolan, of Louisville; Mrs. Clark, of Indianapolis, aud Mrs. COMINO EVENTS. October 28 Euchre, lotto snd oyster supper, St. Michael's Hall, 220 Brook street. October 30-S1 'Bazar under aus pices of Young Ladles' Sodality of St. Patrick's church In school hall, I November 4 Euchre and lotto of Ladies' Auxiliary, A. O. H., In Falls City Hall. j November 10 Euchre and lotto by Toung Ladles' Sodality of St. John's church at Trinity Hall, after noon and evening, November 10. November 14-18 Euchre and lotto, Bts. Mary and Elizabeth Hos pital. November 17-18 Autumn festival of St. James church In parish hall. November 20 Euchre and lotto, St. Louis Bertrand's church, after noon and evening. November 25 Euchre and lotto by Division 3, A. O. H., at Heptasoph Hall. Evans, of Lafayette, a musical pro gramme was rendered by - excellent talent of the New Albany auxiliary, two numbers, "The Winds of Wlck low" and "Battle of Fontenoy," be ing especially pleasing. The happy day came to a close at 9 o'clock In the evening, when the Kentucky ladies departed for home, carrying with them fond recollections of the gracious reception of their.' New Albany sisters. I RECENT DEATHS. The funeral of Mrs. Anna Sandt ford was held Thursday afternoon from St. Patrick's church, attended by many mourning friends. The de ceased had been a sufferer from tuberculosis for some time, but death came suddenly and despite loving care end attention. Her husband, Arthur Sandiford, 1811 Tyler ave nue, and six children survive, and to them is extended heartfelt sym pathy. Edward Welntepper, thirty-eight years of age and. well known In the eastern part of the city, died Wednesday morning after a short illness at his home, 415 South Jack eon street. Surviving him are his mother, Mrs. Rose Welntepper, a brother, Joseph Welntepper, and three sisters, Misses Lena and Mamie Welntepper, and Mrs. Elizabeth Sangman. The funeral was con ducted Friday . morning from St. Boniface church. Announcement of the death of William Gatto, son of Mrs. Larry Gatto, early Wednesday morning came as a shock to his legion of friends throughout the city. Only a week before he was stricken with hemorrhages, but hopes for his re covery were entertained until a few hours before the end. Since the death of his father, the late Larry Gatto, he had been the manager of the Gatto cafe at 329 West Jeffer son street, and In business and social circles he was held, in high esteem. Besides his mother he leaves two brothers, Arthur and Larry Gatto. Jr. The funeral was held from the Cathedral, of which the deceased had been a life-long and exemplary mem ber. To the bereaved mother Is tendered the sympathy of the com munity. t A -well spent and useful life ended Monday afternoon when Mrs. Tekla Schrader, aged seventy-six years, was called to her heavenly reward. Coming to thla country from Ger many while a young girl, her life had been spent in Louisville, where she won the love and esteem of all who knew her. She was the wife of Frank Schrader, a retired grocer; mother of B. H. Schrader. Secretary of the Falls City Brewing Company; f rana schrader, Jr., Mrs. Michael Ruff and Mrs. Henry Boswell. Be sides these she is survived by eight grandchildren. The funeral was held Thursday morning from St. Mary Magdalen's church. Rev. Father Gausepohl celebrating the high mass of requiem and paying tribute to the many good qualities and Christian life of the deceased. PRINTERS' PRIEST HONORED. Cardinal Farlev has rnnffirroH fhm title of Monslgnor on Father Luke j. avers, rector or Bt. Andrew's church on Duane street, New York City, and known to nearlr all tha printers and newspaper men in the metropolis, me elevation or Father Evers la particularly gratifying to his friends and Darlahlnnnra amnnv the night workers of the city, for whose benefit he established the early Sunday morning mass at 2:30. He was the founder-of that service and it was largely due to his wQtk in mat direction that the late Pope Pius bestowed the title of Mnn. slgnor, through the Cardinal, before be died. Father Evers had also Deen commended by Pope Leo XIII. ENJOYED LUNCHEON. Wednesday night Col. Charles Hill entertained the officers and meanDers of the Uniform Rank, C. K. of A., with a luncheon at St. Martin's Hall that was greatly enjoyed. There was a large gathering, over which Capt. Oscar Maier presided. The venlng was given over to socia bility, the only business transacted- being a discussion of arrangements for coming winter social events. SEHRsMODX The engagement has been an nounced of Miss Mattle Sehr and Dr. C. Louis Molr, both of whom are widely known and popular In Louis ville society circles. Dr. Molr Is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Molr, and was connected with the Louis- villa City Hospital until his removal to Chicago, where he Is one of the heads at St. Luke's Hospital. The date for their marriage has not yet been set. DEMOCRATS Preparing to Close Campaign With Speaking In Each County. Itoosevelt Deserts Local Dull Moosers in Their Hour of Need. Hen Kllng Looming Up as Strong Candidate For Doard of Education. JUNIOR ORDER CONSPICUOUS The Democratic State Campaign Committee is preparing to wind up the campaign in a blaze of glory, so to speak, and to this end have ar ranged to send a special train into eevry county In the State next week! with Senators Ollle James and John- ion Camden, 'Gov. McCreary, Lieut. Gov. McDermott, ex-Gov. Beckham and the Congressman from each dis trict, the latter to speak In their respective districts. State Campaign Chairman Tom Rhea, as father of this plan, states that It Is done to1 arouse the Democratic voters to the neecsslty of coming to the polls and vote, believing that many Democrats are so confident of victory that they will not trouble to come out, and If this state of affairs was prevalent all over the success of the ticket would be doubtful. Confidence in President Wilson's patriotism and judgment, especially at this critical time, is the keynote of the strength of the Democratic nominees In all parts of the coun try, and this is especially so rlgSt here In Kentucky, the average voter of all parties wanting nothing done that will obstruct the policies of platform of the present national adJ ministration. - Deserted by their leading apostle, Teddy Roosevelt, the Progressive cause Is slipping n ightily these days, and the disappointment of the local leaders is mighty keen over the failure of Teddy to coime and help1 Inject some , life into their dying campaign. The only consolation they received from their Invitation was that he echoed their cry of fraud concerning the last municipal election in this way, saying: "It Is a matter of the keenest regret to me that I am not able to go to Ken tucky to speak for the Progressive ticket. I especially regret this in" view of the fact that there seems tat be no question that the Progressives won the victory in Louisville last year and were deliberately cheated out of it, the Republicans Joining with the Democrats In this action, and thereby putting the Democratic ring In control of the municipal government." The above shows Teddy to be a pretty wise politician, when he at tempts to comfort the disgruntled Bull Moosers here by salving them In regard to being cheated, but does not state that he receives this In formation from these self-same cast-offs from the old parties, who are still out in the cold, cruel world, sorrowing over the fact that they did not realize their ambition - last tall of getting some soft political' snap. As an Indication of the passing of the Progressive party the straw votea being taken by the New York Herald show the Bull Moose party a bad third in every locality. and to check the drift Roosevelt is grabbing at straws, like a drowning man, one day being an advocate of prohibition, the next of woman suffrage, and so on. but the drift away still goes os. Right here In Louisville the Pro gressive opposition to Congressman Sherley's election is very feeble and (he only question In the minds of political critics Is who will get the place, Roy Wilholt, the Republican nominee, or Charles Gardner, the Progressive candidate, neither of whom have the remotest Idea of winning, but both are fighting for their party's supremacy In this dis trict, and It Is expected that ex- Gov. Willson's strength will go a long .way toward helping the Repub lican party to once more become a contender In Louisville politics. As foretold in, these columns, an other "People's ticket" for the Board of Education was entered this past week, the three running to gether as a uplt, snd will only be separated on the ballot. They are Fred W. Selbert, a carpenter, of 811' Vine street; Dr. J. Hunter Peak, of 223 East Oak street, and Dr. L. Aj Crutcher, of 2815 West Walnut street. By a strange coincidence all are prominent In the ranks of the Junior Order of 'United American Mechanics, which Information is fur nished for the Louisville Herald, which professes to be utterly at sea in discovering what support Is be hind the People's ticket. Dr. A. B. Wearer and Edward Gottschalk, two of the other candidates, are also affiliated with this organization, but It is rumored that they are not re ceiving the united support of many of their brother members this year, while another rumor is to the effect that the five candidates sre in the field with the scjle purpose of defeat' Ing Dr. Bloom, the Good Govern ment candidate, the promoters bop-' Ing with all five running they can ecu re all three places on the Board of Education. The seventh candi date lu the field is Ben W. KUng, who represents no party or faction, and to whom many of the voters are pledging tbelr support, ' as the average voter will have more faith In the performances of a man In of fice who will take his seat without being bound In any way to oblige any set of men or clique, who expect' something for their support. Mr. Kltng's strength Is growing daily and It would not surprise ' many to see him receive the largest vote of any of the contestants although running single-handed against the field. EVANGELIST IMPRESSED. Thirty-five thousand four hundred and thirty-two men marched In the Holy Name parade at 8cranton, and Billy Sunday; the Protestant evan gelist who is now holding revival meetings throughout the country, sent a telegram to the Scranton Times, rapping religious bigotry and speaking of the tremendous moral force such a demonstration as this procession was. His greeting fol lows: ' "It Is a' tremendous moral effect upon a community and the nation to see thousands of men marching the street as a protest against blaspheming God by taking his name In vain. I am glad the day has come when the attitude of the Catholics against Protestants and Protestants against Catholics Is not ruled by a spirit of bigotry and re venge. Give our love to everybody In Scranton." The Times, on the day following the parade, had a commendation of this .act of reverence as Its leading editorial, paying this tribute to the baseball evangelist: "This message of good will and approbation from a Protestant evangelist In reference to a Catholic demonstration Is only a further In stance of the many recent proofs oT a better and more tolerant feeling among people of different religious faiths. Right here It is but fair to say that the visit of Billy Sunday to Scranton had much to do with the promotion of this better feeling: The situation In this regard was much better at the end of his seven weeks' campaign than at the begin ning." ASHLAND. At a well attended meeting Tues day night at Ashland the Hibernians of Boyd county elected their county officers for the ensuing two years. When the. President announced that nominations for County President were in order Thomas Howard, Sr., arose and thanked the members for the honors done him in the past and begged that his name be not put before the convention, saying that of the forty years he has been a Hibernian he has served twenty-four of them as County President, and therefore thought it advisable to turn, the offices over to the yo'unger members, which met with the ap proval of President J. B. Burdiss and all present. Following are the county officers elected: Chaplain Rev. N. N. Gosselln. President M. J. Ryan. Recording Secretary j. J. O'Neil. Financial Secretary M. Holmes. Treasurer John Mulligan. After the election enthusiastic talks were made by the new officers. Thomas Howard, Sr., J. B. Burdiss, Sr., and State Treasurer Thomas M. Howard, Jr., each and every mem ber pledging to secure a new candi date by next year, so as to make 1915 a banner year for Hibernlan- ism In old Boyd county. CHURCH WILFULLY BURNED. Fire which wrecked St. Charles Borromeo church In Chicago last Monday Is pronounced by the police to have been of Incendiary origin. The police also are planning to re open an investigation Into a fire October 12 which started In some what similar circumstances. St. Charles Borromeo's church has been closed for several months.- The blaze started In the Interior of the organ and had grown to serious proportions before it was discovered. The police In Investigating com mented on the reporta from New York, where on October 13 dynamite bombs were exploded In St. Pat rick's Cathedral and St. Alphonsus church. RECOVERY. Frank Shlnnlck, one of the prom inent young men or Shebyville, who has been at the King's Daughters Hospital for five weeks, seriously 111 with typhoid fever. Is now con valescent and was able to return to his home on Wednesday. BRANCH 11 EUCHRE. A euchre and lotto will be given next Wednesday evening at Trinity Council Hatl under the auspices of St. Paul's Branch, C. K. and L. of A., the games to be called at 8:15 o'clock. Many handsome prizes will be awarded. STIRRING UP HATRED. Gov. OBborn, of Michigan, made a remarkable address before the De troit Board of Commerce.' He was speaking about peace and religious UDerty ana tne Diessings or a tree government. "I am sorry that in our day In this country," he said. "there are men we all know who would stir up hatred and strife be tween Catholio and Protestant. I sail sorry to find that it Is being re flected In a great many portions of the United States. Now I am not going to make a plea-for or a de fense of the. Catholic church. It can take care of Itself. But I am going to waru those Protestants who worry themselves Into an anti-Oath ollc frame of mind. They will do themselves snd their country and Protestantism more barm than they will the Catholio church. No one ever does as unjust thing without being made unjust. No one ever cherishes hatred without embittering bis own life." PROTESTS. Trinity Council, Y.' M. I., Ap peals to President Wilson and Congress. Calls Upon Government to 8up- pres Religious Persecution In Mexico. Postal Authorities Urged to Deny Vile Publications Use of Mall. MEETING LARGELY ATTENDED Trinity Council, Y. M. I., held a largely attended meeting Monday night, at which there was a full and free discussion of the relations ex isting between the United States and Mexico. The speakers dwelt upon the cruelties Inflicted upon the priests and nuns of Mexico by the Villa forces, who were guilty of perpetrating outrages that call for prompt atcion. It was also brought out that the authority and power of the United States were being treated slightingly by the Mexicans, and therefore President Wilson and the United States Government were appealed to to take such steps as would bring peace and end the persecution that is dally becoming more threatening. By unanimous vote the following was adopted. copies of which will be forwarded to President Wilson, Cabinet members and Senators and Congressmen: Trinity Council, No. 230, Young Men's Institute, In assembled meet ing, October 12, 1914, adopted the following resolutions, to-wlt: Whereas, Well authenticated re ports from Mexico are evidence of the fact that the Catholic church is a special object of persecution by the Constitutionalists of that country; the Catholic clergy have been robbed and murdered; religious have been exiled and deprived of their nron- erty; consecrated women have been subjected to the brutal lust of the soldiers; all of which has been here tofore more fully brought to the notice of the American Government: and uciena, i ue uuverumeni 01 Tne United States has taken the high moral stand of not recognizing anjf ' government Bn" ibis Continent that " has been Inaugurated by violence and murder; and. Whereas, The outrage of conse crated women and the violation of liberty of conscience are crimes worse than murder; therefore be It Resolved, That Trinity Council. No. 230, Young Men'a Institute, urge upon the President of the United States not te recognize In Mexico any government that does not effectively guarantee liberty of conscience and freedom of worship. The abuse of the use of the mails by publications Inimical to Catholics -and religion was also discussed at considerable length, after which action was taken and resolutions adopted calling upon the postal authorities to deny the Menace and like publications further use of the malls. These resolutions will also be forwarded to the President and Senators and Congressmen as well as the Postmaster General . and are as follows: Trinity Council, No. 230, Young Men's Institute, in assembled meet ing, October 12, 1914, adopted the following resolutions, to-wlt: Whereas, Notwithstanding re peated protests, the use of the mall is still granted to obscene and scurrtllous publications, Injurious to the rights of conscience, as guaran teed by the constitution, and de structive of sound morality; and Whereas, These publications are decidedly antl-Catholtc and by their false and indecent attacks on the church are destructive of peace and concord amongst the American cit izens and tend to promote open acts of violence; and . Whereas, The Postal authorities of the Dominion of Canada, tor these reasons, have forbidden the mall to the most notable of these publica tions, namely the Menace; therefore Resolved, That Trinity Council, No. 230, Young Men's Institute, In behalf of Its members, as Catholics snd American citizens, energetically protests against the further use ' of the United States malls by the Menace and similar publications, whose sole purpose Is to attack and vllllfy all things Catholic; and be It ' further Resolved, That our Senators snd Representatives In the Congress be respectfully urged to take such action as will exclude these publica tions from the malls, either by en forcement of existing laws or enact ing such laws as might be necessary. Resolved, That the Postmaster General be rer,ectfully requested to use his authority to exclude such publications from the malls. READY FOR BAZAR. The Young Ladles' Sodality of St. Patrick's church have all ar rangemeuts , completed 'for the bazar to be given next Friday and Saturday In the school hall at Thir teenth and Market. Nothing has been spared to make this bazar S'blg success, and many pleasing surprises are In store for those who attend. The proceeds will be for the build ing fund of the new model St. Pat rick's parish, school and hall being erected by Vicar General Crouln which will be one of the finest this section of the country.