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p;llnto --s or square
CathgeRsengafr a month eover Mfl be
aobascests led from .thee Agpit
to 100 off oiestrt. b
he send instalmento to the subripon is now due. gi
All who hve not as y ,t paid up, will plee call ait the
teof the o settle.
By order of the Board of retor. bas
o18 st T. FITZWILLIA Th, Secretary.
Deo. 5 o ehrditet Da'. the
RUKoVdAL The 0300e of the Moruang Star and
-CatLmpiie-XeUfgeT ii-emovle dorn .m40 Peydrssup(
to 109 Orair bareir
New Osiaais. Oct. 17, laaa. owl
The second instalment to the subaription is now due. tiol
Ag hof thave notochol a yet paidersp, will please call at the
ofeeof the Morning Star," Grer strettleet
By order of the Board of Directors. fe
18 t13 T. FITZWILLIAM, Secretary. I
., hieeting of the Stoc iholders wila tae place it the.
Ofieeo the ` Morning Star," Ko 186 ' Grawer street t
setween Camp and Magazine stret nt on forESDA
for th Decmber.; at o'click P. u.,forthe puree alI
g threets, Lay Diretole, to theser authorthiee ent of thi paper.
. full and punctua sl attendant for this paper tln athe
By order of thtBoard of Dire i7 ra
Ounr respected fellow-citizen, Joq.'H. Moons, Sen
Seq.. having occasion to visit Texa/ks, ., a kindly-en blo
ishigto to have bsritiona aon'o Srtisements for con
the aoLic MESSENGER AD Cread LICby everyNGs p
Stholi, Ea., is non-Cathorid to act as countr agent ant
for th e firstpaper. day of January, 189, to give
B. MeGoverd,, Eaq 'corner Dauphine and Jackson ed
street, Mobile, ito the utperson--ped agent of t his paper. s
ladi. MAResrr B is agent for this paper in Natche,y good
workwho hand us list of subscribers. For the
every five new subscribers handed to us, with
the mORTney in CONTENDIG OR.give a toopy of
Sewortinhg aces, Clocks, selected, etc., May be and
itbestthat h a Littlhe E neral reading; or
Wishing to have t~1e MonIrNG STAR AND set
paTHOIs C MESSlect foNGER read by mselvery s. Forne, do
Catholic anbersd non-Catholic, we will give a clock ogin,rth forty
from the llarst day of Januaryticle 1869, to give qu
premiums to those perted. on-prticular one hlyndr the p
ladscribers, who ae ilways so effi the bcient in any good e,
work-who hnnd us lists of subscribers. For an
evor any ive new subscribers handed to us, with
the money i advance, we Ourill give a copy of a
the paper grto watis;ch or we wCathoill ice four dollars'nd by
worth of FrBooks, selected fron's Bure latest and their
Scobestthat ors throughoublited fr gthe lnd, readwho, ing; or th
parties chatrn select for themselve. For ift fe
sunbscribers those wilho profgive a clock worth forty hi
dollars, or by refsingy other article of a sthemilar value
that may e selected. Foinclr one hundred sub- ai
scribers, we will give the best seforing machine, ption
or any other article that may be selected, to the di
valo of eighty dolAsrs. Our paper is now ae improeme
power to watch over Catholic interests, and by
aiding us in ontemplaxtending its circulation you will require the
be assisting us to make it a terror to bigots at ir
the head of Freedmen's Bureans, and their "r
coadjutors throughout the land, who, in their h
blind hatred of the Catholic Church, would ti
punish those whope rofenr patrons and practice their re spond
lgiromptlon by refusing to give them employment. n
By to-day's mail we inclose to our coun
try subscriber their bills for sbs.crption a
to the ispaper. As me have improvementch Dio
in contemplation, which willll comme requince aret the d
on Tayment of al oJanuary outs19, tanding186 ind8. bted- i
torale e hope onr patrons will respond t
promptly by resanmitting od, wpotohich willce money
.order for their respective amounts. 1
DIonTuesdaE O NEuary 28. The Mo st Rev.
Re. Archbishop Odin has issed sevecircal pasr e
to the sefaithveal clergymen of the Arch Dio
cese, convokig them to a pastoral retreat, d.
FAsT DAY.-ill commene atvigil Of Christmas, whoprich
occurs on Thurnday 19next, will bTe a day of
fasting and abstinencll e for all Catholics, ex-ly
Arcllpt dispensed for proper rthe several pa- ons.
tors to invite te fithfult o pray for tlidly
of obligation, theo on tile retreat and nol.
STAR n ill be closed.
til lIko Y N C.lD ('nlLDII-asr.-larentl, doihll
wislh to eoil,,,r ,,Ocllr selvtes to your ehhlhiru .\\liil
-ouolse.lVes lf tlhis i i1'3) siass5 'to glsfdlten tllir Cli.iII5
l,- a who e ault or all I,\ l-l·utl fronm the ch-le sOa'k c,•
t1'. T. rkatshe. lit (t'llnai l clue, whose resurceas in this
hi liare olasulaseo In,111. ta,.tet and clegance. bee
i dvirtitstrue.t
\e ilhvite attention to an advIlertiser nlent, ill
uoether slliiua, iheaded 'jvor Inclt." Tlhhe Ihstiul is
en altnaiIablh aille ltor business. asnd the upllls pal, Ilanell
adtitatc.d tbr a ri viaite Ireaia ce, hLvlu tg tLo usaxal cuon
t vuaenec.
tielsi ope 2Ighest qoP. Ped b m
tiong *f the I.Slly press,and sanctioned by
them.presbnd of distinguished citizens. IPe- el
bapk a little mbore pretense of flimsy dra- Ial
pry msay bein mad in the ialk Crook and agi
ft A cpEtgolrs, thii' was, eemed necessary all:
by the Model Artists, ut :this slight con- Ir
petalon, is more n. counterbalanced by the
the mgnifcen j'pilliancy, the volup- Tb
tuoua surtoun with whichimmuodesty the
makes the same appeal to sensuali*y. The em
basis of the attraction lone in all those
" speetacula*ý -dramas," as they are loftil gel
calle., i:and at is the indecent exppsar of e
the female foim. m"
Oar confreres of the daily press a their
rial ecatacies, do not, inde , enlarge' the
upon h'- l-peve de resstance o be dramatic an
banquetnt o they go into ptures over the n
scenic effects, th lavish expenditures, the it'
silver lakes, the wem rful fires and shad- est
ows, leaving the ce gore to imagina- to
tion or to the ill tion, as~gien by somie
of themj th ' grtising.co'lmu s, of a wim
female figs not quite nude. . me
Is this ght ? We do not mean to ask f Th
it is ri t to make spch exhibitionf or for wo
dec t people to witness thein, but if it is it
per in newvspapers 'to publish such lan- cat
atory" critiques. at- s
As public virtue declines with the grow- del
ing;aury and wickedness of any country, Ca
of course-the public sense of modesty and I
self-reaspect vanislies to the same extent. lea
Sensuality, which was wont to hide its the
bloated visage in obscurity and darkness, Ire
comes forth with aiudacity into the most in
public placese~qd shame is laughed at as of
antiquated and provincial. the
But, granting that the times have chang- for
ed-that national corruption has invaded r.o
social manners-that manly dignity is no no
longer ashamed of open pruriency, ought the
the press, or leading members of it, to pan- thi
der to this degrading taste Ought they Mi
to lend the sanction of their glowing praise q;
to the orgies of animal insti mt
W. -0 not insist that journalism shall an
constitute itself a school of. philosophy, or fr
a set up a censorship over public morals. We or
do not demand that newspaperdom should a
", arrest the tornado with its flimsy wings, or w
e quench the fires of human passion with re
printer's ink.. We know that he who crea- pI
d ted the elements must control the tempest, th
and that he has organized for that purpose be
an agency which is not the public press.
, But what we have a righttoask-of-the-press e
id is, that it should not lead and accelerate pl
r the tide of depravity. We have a right to am
Ly feel surprise that journals which affect the em
ty highest tone of morality and respecta- a
ie bility, which pique themselves on being si
b- par excellence "family papers," should si
10, make their columns the vehicle for intro- fe
lo ducing such moral poison into the sanctu- ti
ary of the home circle. g
ill Many persons are inveigled innocently e
at into these gilded dens, through the com- n
air mendations of some journal in which they a
mir have confidence. We have heard it stated
ad that even ladies and children have been seen r
re- at these exhibition.. Are not the papers a
responsible for their deception t Such high
expectations are aroused by their glowing i
and enthusiastic accounts of stage splendor,
on while nothing is said in warning against the t
he beastly vice that is enthroned as presiding e
divinity over the fairy realm, that curiosity t
d is aroused, beyond the control of a discre- I
tion lulled into security. '
ey There are characters so pure and guile
less, that no contamination, would ensue
at from such exposure, but how fewwould
lar emerge from the trap unpolluted I It is
io- doubtless true that the advertising of these
at, concerns pays handsomely, but even though
ric advertised, why endorsed so- emphatically ?
as- It may be very well, in the way of trade, to
sly write and publish unmeaning puffs, but
ate vice ought not to be painted in the beauti
ev. fuLcolors of virtue, nor disreputable ex
as- cesses-elevated to the respectability of le
the gitimate nart.
dNoTrEmt FAnIR.--A8 we go to lpries we are
icl iInfiriedl that FIather Cornelius Moyn'ihanms
Sof fuir will olpen on thie 25th of .lJaml:'y, lprox.
Ax- t a future timlue we shall thke ocu:icimmmn to
dwell mmr" m't ltl'gc on the omcject altd pr'os
pects of this l 's.ti\ity of thie l'ltirtl District.
INtI ( IOOl-RAGE.-.I1 .. .lirkey, Frnmt strmet, 1m.
it'etn |micntalc a|mmm * 'm ti, m iotmm n the. l'rg'..mt mm, . m,,
|busilnean stf aInY consect"t''I ill tIree ('it3--t''lllu'ed to )Ullut in
him. t mhli tmL il " ty n lm i ltam t j m pm'mm.e . e 't a'' elimd m li'im' lt
A,,l mI..tiT'e ,ltlNm.-J.h n. ',1 i'n . m m mi.int' atrim,;,
w'mmm t m litthi himmhw mt. JTmomtm hma tmhumcmhm, i'x ntam'm'm ' mml wSi k im
mku' him lim ewith utnmlm tl mmi  in ai modmt.m'rm t' antm . -i'm' -
athimim t tm'l'mmum~-mmtmmm'm t.
LA Nmim SAIAmN.-i , atIm-img w'tmthmr
whim'ht w'mm e immmmm' |ihtel" Imaml. mmmmmmt umamkm Mm. Hi . M.-i(K.'Itm ' !i
mt, ill jbetmmmmmmmmmmmmt nt .lulm 'h mF lemn an ioulmm'-u momvma lm-'t" mtm
mn is the o-iwdm ..m immilimmi i mm g.m--am Catmail m|mntm't. amd Jmmiu itmg
aweim by time Ilnm smm, i''m mm thmommg hisi mpmi'mimmu Imsoo1nm mmmc
Ol. c emtiimt to inammmm'int mtd.imt n its nlmea m.ie use lapp mtm•mle . :m'm,
mamv ertimiemmiantl.
no matter how ingenios mdoaa- '
clnuive'itisargumenltt may puroev,i'-a i- pi
against it. W iafee to y, geneg- s
ally, that the whole the poplicy onof b
Ireland, lay d cleric, is enchanted at foi
the prospe of success fo e project. fei
They m be unduly biased by t fact of da
their ing th arties who.iave to pa he
en ous taxes so much complained of, ba
eitexpeqenee has extended ovetsonuy ny
generations, that they ought to have bad an
eiknces of viewin -the question id a good wl
many different ~ ilts by this time. sti
The ToaMet fears that the destruction of ag
the Establishment will be the removal of do
an important break-water; that though c
undertaken id the name of religious liberty, s1h
it will really be consummated in the inter- po
eat of Infidelity. It prefers Protestantism th
to Atheism. ye
It is unnecessary to discuss the question or
whether Protestantism or Infidelity is the
more formidable antagonist of the Faith.
There is room to believe that Catholicity pe
would make short. wrk of Infidelity were ib
it not-for the powerful enemy in its own rg
camp calledProtestantism, and that this wl
latter is far more of a breastwork for Infi- se
delity against the conquering iidvance of
Catholicity, than the other way. ve
But supposing it granted that heresy is pr
less objectionable than unbelief, is it worth se
the price peeessary for its maint.enance in p
Ireland Is there such imminent danger pc
in that country from the aggressive spirit in
of Civism that the Churoh- need advocate tb
the perpetuation of heresy as a protection Pi
for itself 1 It would appear that there is tl
rot much left for Infidelity to do. It can- w
not attempt to secularize education more to
thoroughly than Protestantism has done in a
this country, and the disendowment of yi
Maynooth seems about the_ only event gi
Wh-ici is really to be dreaded. ye
The evil of the Establishment is patent
and appreciable; that expected from an ev- p
franchised Civism might never occur. The t
oppressive burden of ecclesiastical taxes is o0
a matter of daily moment; it fills the land I1
with poverty and woe, but if it should be a
remnoved, and Protestantism left to disap-.
pear by decay, it-is by no means certain
that the spirit of Infidelity would impose v
burdens equally as heavy upon the people. I1
Irreligion never has the popularity of l
even a false religion. During moments of z
phrensy it may sway the mob to violence a
and wrong, but it has no permanent infin- f
ence with a people at large. Its oppressive I
measures would be far less sure of popular I
support than those of a dominant religion
strengthened by the fanaticism of deluded a
followers. Public wrong must be perpe- I
trated under thoe influence of a certain mis- 1
guided enthusiasm, and Irreligion has no
enthusiasm. Its tyranny would appeal to i
no sympathy of the masses, and they would I
soon revolt at its cold philosophy.
At any rate, it wouild be hardly just to 1
rate so high the evils which may or may
I not accompany a succeeding regime, as to
L prefer retaining the present system with its
I ills which are crushing and ineAtable. No!
Questions of policy are involved in uncer
tainty; questions of right or wrong are sus
I ceptible of an infallible solution. We know
r that the Protestant endowment in Ireland
is an outrage and a crime; Let -it pass.
Let us not timidly shrink from a phantom
future, which will recede as we approach.
B .
toN.-TWe are glad to congratulate this
excellent Association upon its rapid pro
f gress to the highest success. We are in
formed that every meeting sees the list of
n members increased by the addition of
ft ifteen or twenty names, and these, too, of
the right kind. This Association bids fair
to become one of great importance and
utility. It can and will make its influence
felt in the affairs of this city, and gain for
* itself an honorable place in its history.
In a place like New Orleans, composed of
Slarge replresentations from so many nation
si altica, it es attural that associations of this
disitinctive character should spring up, and
they have done so in every direction. Why
mrlee of the largc.st and most energetic cle
, ticlltts of our lplulation should not display
't i same atlinitics, is hard to understaud.
InI other citics, where thie Irish population
is mutch smaller thatn litre, such combina
"1 ttiots are ill active and beneticial operation.
Organiization tnld co-opleration are always
er highly '.etfctive when well directed, and
o we are coutitdlent, from the nanes of officers
Sselecited it tis insetance, thatt such will be
Stie case with the Ilibernians.
poaryP, a
ds 6by side, x
which ould:
pean of Ve'
progress of . lnE ' u.
Queen Bees. The .manedif iJe
so mesticailly worn by Spainiid een ow
borne across-ih ,C ..hang1, er Pi
foreign sonquests nearly all trans
ferred. to Ithe g. F & `d to
day was the SpanO. llisaabetht ,envy.
In another eimu, thedtIe  Raiew
ve the obverse of the great B
Id analrt 4 " ot t~t 0Ue pdp,. xou i
and rs a the ier. Whaictale of Wr
what a pie of p rror IA'he if-lopg t
struggle of pov with famine, their d  i
age of aworkhouse 'aioner I The.Zoe
dos Athesesaassjroudly we open the
-door of a banquet hall, Where on are daz
zled with the brilliant evidenoes o wealth,
power, glory. The Rsefe takes you a no
the corner, where, within a doorless hove,
your eye rests up.on acne of pallid pov- -
erty, of mute despair. jm
These are the-two pictures. of
Protestantism points to the material pros; ti
perity of great Britain, as the one irresist- fo
ible proof ofits genuine Christianity. The
rqformatxon fonid its resources crude, see
what it has done with them. Yes, see! but
sep both id.s.. d - Ir
Henry VIII.andhis aristocracy did re
vet in the wealth of the Tadies, and British
pride could not then boast thatthe sun never f
set upon its dominions, but a parliamehitary
preamble conld speal of "beef, niutton,
pork and veal, which ishthe eommon.feed
ing fof mean and poor people." To be sure,
the Parliament of the present glprions
Protestant era, could not. say so imnues o fh
the dispirited, poverty-stricken laborer, vi
with four or five pale and hungry children
to feed and clothe on "two or three dollars
a week," but it can say to him -look upon
your country's flag, which waves in arro
gant triumph over every sea, and forget
your cares and your hunger. t
Protestantism triumphs in its worldly
prosperity. It is the religion of wealth and d
temporal success. It considers them a fruit
of holiness and a test of the true Faith.
It sits at the sumptuous table with Dives, t
and looks upon Lazaruswith his sores as an t
outcast from the true fold of Abraham.
Many persons are silent before this
vaunting of Protestant progress; they '
know not how to answer, yet the human
heart is not filled by a bauble which daz
zles the eye. Men may not reply, but they
are not therefore convinced. The poor man
feels .within himself that poverty can well
be couplhid'with virtue, and the rich- man
knows in his secret heart that wealth is-not
always the reward of merit. Thus the
splendid sophism falls without an answer
the controversy is lost :without an oppo
It is really pitiable to hear-the constantly
recurring appeal of a religion to its ma
I terial triumphs for endorsement. It is pain
ful to see this persistent effort to identify
o the Kingdom of Christ with that of the
r World. Nowhere does Christianity prom
s ise temporal rewards as one of its results.
a In the-lives of individuals, we constantly
see the best and holiest men undistinguish
ed for wealth, honors or influence, while
riches and station have surrounded with all
R the ciroumstance of pomp and luxury men
t whose names are synonymous with oppres
. siopp avarice and sensuality.
n The lives of men are the history of na
'* tions. The great empires of antiquity-the
Persian, Grecian, Roman--marched to the
most splendid conquests at the bidding
of soothsayers and pagan oracles, while
their no less brilliaint triumphs of literature
and art were made votive offerings on the
shrines of false gods. Was it the impul
Ssion of the tfae Faith that developed the
Swild haunts of Romulus and Remus into
ir the magnificent city which sat beside the
d Tiber and ruled the world; which built the
*e pyramids while the children of Abraham
were in slavery; which expanded the clan
of Mahomet into a splendid empire equally
of pre-eminent in literature and in war7
R- All histdi'y, individual and national,
is shows that faith does not ally .itself with
id temporal prosperity, though it shows
,y equally well that the prosperity -which
c- comes without Faith is a hollow deception.
sy its wealth is vice, Its power is opplession,
. its glory is cruelty. It presents a splendid
on exterior to lover the secrets of its corrup
a- tion and dicontent. Every such country
n. has two family pictures-one which it
ys vaunItiigly parades to the public, while the
ad other must be uncovered to be seen.
ers Thus it is now with Protestant Englpand.
be The Athenaum hastens to call attention to
the one which flattes ; the Review has not
L he region tonbucomm .e
io thet
r, pe wia sb ... , to a ai -, ... r
this ntparise and *oireei
remarkaible moannn n't f  .sL e .uia
now, every.evidence-of the awamp has
Sred and architectural r i t o
the region to by us lwills iThe
pof.n omniba afw tea a ond thre cet asa.
fluxof population which rapidly biLt up
the wild suburb into a auli4rooea q~l er.
It is well kpown tht thae- the. _wdQt if
this enterprise and foretiought is;dioto Mr.
Irwin, and tihe wrholek aho6odeh a n e
tionr.of the faanciavalnt to the ipublithoat
may sometimen centre in o-.oeitib.se e
Ssoen-be built,ont e"tj or- ity oauise iiiith
Sthe ham ofrcountless maufactorie.'
ITS-nzLIIOTW b Arsrn a
In this .espect Father-M.Myuslhaaiiw .alf
is the central object of thepicture. Fir
frame church of modest prQ ctious WSt pao
Thvided for the devotion of his flock, then the .
Convent of Dominiean Nuns on e- v side
I and-the extensive brick schoolhouse on the
other, successively reared their uantve ma
t sonry, an ornament to the neighborhood,
ad a testimonial of indomitable seat in
y the pastor.
d Very recently the old frame church has
dodisappeared aundenly and mysteriously.
SThe devout worshiper who left its portals
one day, might have returned the next,,to
find nothingbfat vasnt spaeWitbout even
the riins of a sueden destructier .Th
whole building was removed to anothbk
part of the square, more suitable to its
ay modest pretensions, thus making room for
the splendid edifice which Father Moynihan
is about to erect to the worsalp of God..
e It is said by those who' have seen the
n plans and model of the proposed church,
that it will be a splendid specimen of ee
eo clesistjcal architecture, and a redit.o_the
he city. The mere fact of the old cehuchiav
ing been removed, gives an -earnest of
Father Jeremiah's determination to com
mence the campaign with the earliest open
ing of spring. The sinews of wag will
hardly be wanting, as any one will bes as
a- sured who knows the indomitable energy
in- and wonderful success of the Rev. pastor
y of that parish in providing ways and means
for his daring enterprise. Itis rmmored
m- that one check alone of those In his posses
tL sion calls for twenty thousand dollars.
Y While speaking of the Church, we must
rile not omit mentioning the remarkable skill
all and care displayed by Messrs. Lineoln &
Seady, in the removal of the old building.
men Notwithstanding the sine and weight at the
edifice, we are assured that not the slight
eqt daamnb of anf kind was occasioned by
na- the operation. It is said thas the same gen
the tlemen contemplate making a contract for
the raising the Hotel Diestseme five or Al feet,
ing to be sustained at that elevation by a 0s
hile tem of brick columns.'
the The advantages in the way of schools se
ptl- cared to theCatholics of St. John the Bap- .
the tist's, are too well known to require being
Luto dwelt upon in this connection. The capa
the ious schoolhouse and spacious convent
the guarantee ample accommodation for all.
ain The devoted band of n'uns whom Father
clan Jeremiah brought across the ocean to take
ally possession of the latter institution, have
already set the seal of their fitness and ca
nal, paety upon the intelligence and manners of
with their young charge.
Ilr]iuaanl & Co. have mjade ample provision for their
t1On. 1urnlcrons rcstomuelrs frolm which to .lton,. In maklng
their Christmas and New Year's pirerztita. To partico
)ion, larte woulh |lled ~ltau. but ouctiun joust be made of
did his-silks at C 25. per yard, worth 5i ,I.
rup- Theo cmloyn of a Iivician is not a thing
ntryof taste or wbhiu, but of laidt and couleoean. Thb Very
h it bennng ofacure. In this connection weoanld.uurt
attention to the card of Dr. Ilenry tnmibt, in another
i the colun, whnse olfce is Ito Canal street, and resdenoe
565 St. Charles street.
and. PAPER HAN(iiNO.-Wheni people purchase
decorative paper, it is of great-advautage to boy from a
Sto practical paper hangar. T. . .Brown, il Camp strc5..
ha a larg stock of material on hand, which hLae
not plac th promptness and taste.

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