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.: > · Whoa rrOur en for doi con a to redera edtorf ommunid that, to commence aspei on the lst Jampusy pox., we shall publish in impo Seonspienon, plaw a column of Wisbe and ored PBsaonr bve tieATIOnS, std the rate of turn caUU wuu Lias. Our reason for doing this Chroe is, to put a fneiupm of communication within tine J 4 tho reach of every one, no matter bow limited bum, in means: The-MORINrG STAR having a large in c cireulatlen, will afford an available channel augu hwho1Uth advertisements, and the rates being gam' aregulated by the actual amount of mat- kind Si.rted, eiiconeomy-ean-be consuanlted to any of t"isst: - -.It ' ' We shall also from the same date insert mar- the riage and death notices at the same rate-Ten falle Cents per IAne.. here ix tical ST. THEEasA's PREiBYTERY.-We under- marl ; ,stand that the condition of -the-residence amo fog clergymen attached to St. Theresa's ma4 Cerceh is quite dangerous, and necessitates itsel some immediate repairs. For this purpose fout R ev. Father Kenny is obliged to appeal to had his friends for assistance, and to-day .ia (Christmas) an extraordinary collection Itoli S will be--taken in St. Theresa's Church in des( this behalf. Besides this there will be a but grand tombola, to be drawn on the 6th of isit January next comprising a great variety of uev articles. We are told that nearly every one has of of the articles is worth much more than the cusl --price of a ticket, thus rendering the chance we of winning quite attractive. The reason of neg this profusion of prizes is that so great a thel number of valuable article1 was left over wit trqm the recent fair held in that parish. pie. The splendid sewing machine, won by toY ticket 138, will probably be among the - number, as the lucky'winner has not called the forit, and if he should not do soduring the lett 'ooring week, it will .be considered as do- stew mated by him for this purpose. Hard as be are the times, a generous response will no ma, doubt follow Father Kenny's appeal. abc THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY.-The highly · important event of establishing an ecclesi astical Seminary for the Archdiocese took l~ace last Sunday afternoon, the building bbing blessed with the imposing ceremonial to of the Church. After an eloquent address to from Rev. Father Millet, followed by Ben- I edletion of the Blessed Sacrament in the church of St. Mary, the assembled multi tade, headed by the Rev. clergy, marched tin in procession to the new building, occupy- mi Aiung-the well-known site of the old Ursuline * clutrcl. This is located upon the same square with the Archiepiscopal church and he Sretaspge, connected with which are ample de grounds. A more de'irable" location: for tea ,-,, rposa cold not be found in the State. ap " TElKA.--Fifty-two c-indidates received tin the holy eiaerament of Confirmation at the col hands of the Right Rev. Bishop Dubuise, in she the Cathedral of Galveston, on the Feast of thile Immaculate Conception, on the 8th an of Dec. inst. Several converts were among ca the number. inl oa Tan. FRENCU BAZAAR.-This entertain- pr meonthras been blessed with marked success, tl and has afforded one of the most agreeable cl resorts for an evening ever opened to the jo New Orleans public. Its object is so ca charitable that we may well rejoice at its co happy results. CATuoLc SERVICEs.-The Right Rev. Bishop Gibbotns, of the Catholic Church, tl held services in the Court-house, in Tar boreo', on Sutclay last. The learned divine iWas assistttd by Father T.uvnshend, and re preached ai iott powerful se."erln, both day hi and nightf to large andl attieutive congre gations. h'!,e tollt-o was almost lit erally packd.l and every one -asU particu larly imnprre.l " with the cloquence, piety and power ., s,- Itislhop. li tLit conn ec tion, we atl- h,,l et, learn thial th] proe ltct of hitt.eiti*ii; ., thtietti church in this pkici ]luh s hIt 1 ,.t- i.. tt. i ll , lh oagh tie ilittu-t - S there unw I, loa-:rl. a lrahillily of the I speedy tr-ctlc, ll ot'a hut e l ,t" wolrship. Iy i S these rem lt it i' lt : an i -.u t b 1. th ai i rFectlllanlce to t ie c ri t(ll .ic , le )n i " I. it lrne tiat tiis uI oltll, itil y i- It,.il, t g to ti I' erblatr;nceto tile Cath 'lii l 1i eiri" il W'ih n ia l hl-ro tnre Catholic Sisters of Clii ity o , u lai, tll r I . WaS it ill the ,altlk-i l e tle ,l-ld a ld alitOI oil" .ietit. wh . l , uglt in, Sthl ' ilat 2iap,.iool _wao ,i Wt n A"lxli.td-r alll thle Alijid liint and i'rintc enterd P'ar(s, t.ey i.)t-d and, tetdlircd ipecial thanks to thete Sitters. Were they unplepular amoog Union 0n1d Confheeicrate oetldi-ralt Are rey inp opTular aeopg thle contestants on tlle plalns tof Franlce to-day I ut we know wh-ere thley arte Iunotlu e.alamong bigots, who Uenvy their God-llike drid- •rhey h dvono t allllnc" c/| ll l),t · emla'te Ithe bor ic Si - i teri o" Cllirit -a:ll d hi nt tie e till- I1 tt.tllll o otd which orte-ly atntribute thue tnpoiul.rity of tho "l dea connesaes" to a falte cause We return ur oura-knowlr~lmlent to brother Andall I for alt invitationl to t li tehrary and lusicl elntrtain. nait to be f vea at taIrtllo neie oi.en Whedeirdayl, thl tlt I. iretosera, byh n tle i bthl ee f tile `r t l iloeathlic - lthiey- and te *la Philhth contltlic Cl ie of St. pMaryl Crile. Tlo r iroegramlue i n tch that it ril ntrr d the * t:ti p etil ou-n. frol its tai-iety, tlnt erxcll.,uto ltllortut l fiy ie diplayilng thittr partt. the viiailttr. wilt ihatt s c" l it-- of gtttiblg a s ilh r pitcther as ll te ti, cLets hrl tfabereI, and thue bolder of tie lucky nuither will tWeit ois rigna oe It tis prtting God L to ae-n one's aeltanud one's gicti • $~ zteo etlg0 lvrp~~ea l i lkt rss see, an oossion of rejoiclgand sersgi-maklng. will When the firt-born ups of a king is an- beyo nouzced, the -whole >ation u tpresses its stanl congratulations and puts on the holiday most aspeMgted for an event so auspicious and are important; throughout the life of' an hon- crow ored sovereign his people recognize the re- soles turn o.his birthday with general rejoicing. pom Christ'is the eldest son, the heir of the it th throne, the living King. His advent was Ai the greatest blessing that had befallen the high human race since the creation, and whether diate in consideration: of the honors due to His thre august msjesty, or of the immeasurable o'ck grace that ilis birth brought upon man- high kind, it is fitting that the anniversary of Si that great event should be made an epoch higl of gladness and festivity. -. - .. as It is really surprising how universally usIu the custom is maintained. Nations have and fallen away from the faith, and become 1 heretic, individuals have grown skep- higl tical or infidel, communities have lost all o'cl, marks of Christianity except the name, yet S among them all the old Catholic custom of a., making Christmas a great festival maintains uut itself in full vigor. This shows how pro- at I foundly the veneration of the ages of Faith i had made its impress upon the popular at I 'art. It is true that in many places the this holiday character of the occasion hiss been & desecrated by intemperance and excess; o'cl but even its abuse gives evidence of its ex, k istence and of its antiquity. We have the never heard of more thatn one race which ani e has to some extent forgotten this ancient k e custom. The Puritans of New England, o'cl e we are told, treat Christmas with open o'cl f neglect,'and substitute, as the natal day of vet a their religion, the executive thanksgiving, A r with its hallowed associations of pumpkin A. * pie. . The exception, however, but serves sio y to'establish the rule. ° Even among some'very good Catholics, op, d though, the feitival is honored'more in the me ° letter than the spirit of its institution. In- th stead of being .a feast of brotherly love, it chi e becomes one of selfish indulgence. Home is 4 o made gay with the Christmas tree, the mi abounding luxuries, the hospitable wel come, the glowing fires and the flashing dr lights, but the widow and orphan around k the corner are left to their poverty and sor- mi rows. The heart warmth commences and the ends at home. It is not enthusiastic enough to overflow and spread its blessings upon neighboring misfortune. But there are many with whom wishing TI ." a " merry Christmas" means something. It of is not a mere formula of words, but a sen timent of the heart, and they are deter- w mined that, so far as in them lies, it shall T1 " be a merry and happy time for all. They si, Is cannot enjoy the good things which God at ed has given them if they kifow of misery and destitution within their reach without at- a tempting to throw a few ,gleams of light to apon its darkness. They wish all to enjoy e ld the occasion because they honor the event m he commemorated, and desire that everybody te in should do the same. ist The present Christmas does not dawn as w th auspiciously as has sometimes been the 21 ug case. War, with all its woes, turns joy w into weeping in two great nations. In our t own country, commercial distress and ap- cI n- prehension cast a shadow of adversity over tI as, the whole population. Yet, even amid the e clash of arms, true hearts will turn with p he joy and hope to the God of peace, and the p is cares of povterty will find a solace at the c, its comfortless crib where the Lord of all b wealth laid that wealth aside with contempt. iv. Whether we be as rich as the Kings from If ch, the East or as poor as the shepherds who ri ar- watched on the neigll,oring hills, all can i, d rejoice and say, " Glory to God in the i lay highest and on earth peace to men of good o re- well." t n- INTERESTING ITE.MS.-L"PicCadtdilly," the Ste iLondon correIspondeint 4,, the Neiw York I 4c4t ilorld, in ione of hi. ite lehtters says: . a H1-r e ire three iti mtI~ ,.f a rathv p,.aiar :'i, int r4.ng cl ,-hrct.r. Thl Ih .PHp oI the 1' ri .., n of 4th ,at14 L rt ,., dwi. ..; : d li . ,n , ,i th4 l'lpi- ','oi.ld C ht er ' in '- I, I It . t i '1 tiiI L the wI t 14.l4,4 r 4 l" : is |* 4o.441 " o : . ti:-iou. i, e." t [ieis ue-'ri n'c, 4.i it".i4 4 i h4," , ... , ... A iii., 1itive of the ablest Ho lIn S .. a '. -:r 4:le I nigllht,'r 4 4a . iro,1tiii t'aiueih, ,i ... 1. for its lhi.ty. It I,4as 144e( de ,r , .! (~ twueen Lodl Granville ani Arch b b44,t Mnning), with th1 , apI11robaLtion of it itho QUtecn, to Iliappoint Lotrd lowardl, of1 hn Gloisop, uncle of the )Duke of Norliolk, as a nd thel English relresentative at the Eur ,pean ' CongresLs regaidiing the RomanUI question. IIAre EIOSTEHIOUS DIS.RESs.-TIIO diitcess nO of the New York Observ'er, says the New ot Yo'rk _erald, touclhiti the movements of S cert44in Catholic democrats of tlhis city in bthnit of the t442l1oral rights i. hie Pope. *d Let ou4r alarmed uti-Papist :tlltemporary be assured that there is no great danger fromnt these "P'alist demonstrations" atnd altr no cause to fear the downfall ofthe Ameri rtnain. Cu eagle or the prostration of our liberties ,the under tihe foot of the Pope. lary The Iron Cros, so m ull4llth -oveted by the i'runsain sol I the dh1i, Ilna Just been aaided to a Catholic priest, who ort. was at thle frout (luritlg thirty-aix ,4hour of tle fearfuI 4a 1 fuil 1,.title of Roaoodrille. tVhtrever Iurnin words ckets woulhd inspiire his division, there h1 wa4 lith4 his anu. r will thor(itiatiw cloquence, that seemoed to give new life to his adhiyte flock. God Listen if you would learn; be silent if -you would be safe. _ . . seen *1a~ ths will be' celebrated 'at t !!!t beyond doubt it will b they stances of splendor and at will nates most fitly: do honor to/the~ lon. We prefe are conAdent that the charches will-,be. penn ore rded, and that the day will be most sease solemnly ushered in with that religious niary pomp which has from olden times given to retul it the name of Christ's Mass or Christmas, stapl AtS B. Alphonsus' there will be solemn as. a high mass at pmidnight, with sermon, imme- to m' diately followed by a low mass. At 6 A. x. poor three masses; 71 o'clock, usual mass; 8} oath o'clock, children's mass; 10 o'clock, solemn In high mass and sermon. is at St. Mary's (Fourth District).-Midnight and high mass and sermon, followed by low prec mass; 6 o'clock, three masses; 8 o'clock, feria usual mass; 10 o'clock, solemn high mass oris5 and sermon. cons Notre Dame.-At 6 o'clock A. xi., solemn dest high mass followed by two low masses; 10 the o'clock, L.igh mass and sermon. noul St. .Michael's.--High mass at 5 o'clock A. blo, F ., followed by a succession of low masses hubl until'8 o'clock, and high mass with sermon clill at 10 o'clock. .sup St. Francis of Sales.-Soletnn high mass Sat mildnight; another at G6 o'clock, and a 't third at 9 o'clock, can I St. Jolhn the .Baptist.-First mass at 4 mig o'clock ; high mass and sermonu at 10 o'c!ock. nt'" St. Theresa.-Solemu midnight high mass; sur] the other masses as on Sanday, viz: at 7, 8 Teri Sand 10 o'clock. - sid t St. Patrick.-Solemn high mass at 4} mal o'clock; succession of low masses until 8} alit 3 o'clock; high mass and sermon at 10 o'clock; loo f vespers and beuedictivn at 4 .. sP . M. , St.Joscph.-Solemn high mass at 4 o'clock hat I A. M.; other masses as usuad on this occa- aut a sion. ant Jesuits'.-Solemn midnight dpass, doors ert, s, opened at 11i o'clock; low masses to com- hin e mence at 4 o'clock, and be continued till cot the high mass at 10'clotk. The crib at this all; it church is of great beauty. art Is Cathedral.-Midnight high mass; other sty e ma-ses as usual on this occasion. coT I- St. Mary's (Bishop's).-Same as at Cathe- tra g dal. old 1 St. Ann's.-- igh mass at 41 o'clock; low nal - mass at 7 o'clock ; high mass as usual in bet d the morning. tht 1 St. .Pter's.-First mass at 5 o'clock. to na agi SCENE IN THs E CATHEDRAL T AMaENs.- dj ,g The followinugis an extract from a letter co: It of a correspondent to the London Stand- rot ard : any _ I the evening I went to the cathedral to ter ll witness the last service of the Triduum. The light of the old lamnps gave an impres y sion of still greater size to the cathedral, sti ,d. and seemed to increase- its massive pro- po id portions foutrfold. What conveyed to me , a most perfect idea of the immense space Wt- as the distitut effect of the huge bell. It A I lit took some time to realise t kt it was in timhe an belfry of the church, and not at the other br Send of the town. Suddenly an opening was at made in the creed,, and the people.drew ly tenderly and almost reverently back, as wi the wounded soldiers, who were just able glh to move, crcpt 'f'eebly in. Three of them iwo aswere mere boys,-certainly not above 18 or hie 20. One had lost both his arms, another an Dy was barely supported by crotchese,and the wi ur third, the youngest looking of all, was half lii carried in the arms of his father, a hopeless ni P- cripple for life. Nothing touched me more er titan the womanly devotion of their com- hi lie sades to these poor sufferers, and the pains h they took to place them in comfortable th positions. A deep hush fell upon the le people as the venerable archbishop, pre he ceded by over one hundred priests, deacons, es al and sub-deacons, comnmerLced the proces- ec sioa. Each held a large lighted candle, pt. which threw a singular glare through the s iru long cathedral shadows on the ground w, ho roof. I was particularly struck with the eý little choristers. They were all dressed B an in pure white, anlid never in my life have I hle looked on mlore beautiful faces than some at mod of them. They were inmore like quaint pic- w tiures by old ruasters. They narg wonder- et fully sweetly and with adlUrllah'ii pecision, l d shlowed thie e.vid.t.nce of pI-l'rfect train ie icl. iBit tihe. best eff'et was thle voices of rk tie t4inIi hiuu drl iiplriesIts, singing ill g nllison 4 D.)omllllir,' alltL whittln tilhe ilmllnlt'llct lltlmbeIHr at b iar unswa tteini-' in th4lei caLtlli'il4'.it i'4'.li444nd4 ( aii t i"er' alte hnate vi',' it wI like a ii.sic\ <1 a iv.o' 4," inn-i4.eurgilgi th1outg te t'|hi l, 4' .lcatie tl att 1i.st a asni-.:tl1',i o h ltf hi ni l ii'cat toilotie, hy a citling ato" d.' " ht ) Ni',' 0n 9', i h '' 14'r-ni4e liii I !ii4-, t 4" 4' t si 'i%'hj4ni'l' l'.4! St ,l n itiw ',lon - ta ·, :, d:- d:i·tL.;a4, h4 I .ii 1 I il, et s:lclr4, i is t ia iii tie .l l"a.l l," t-hr I i- c' c,,, 4. " ian th 14 t 444 .4... i o .f ilr ti o ti l i( , e !iveo in l o t , r 1 .4 .--,,-l r,, Ss dcalig the ibr :w .',y up to . 1 i.c:c4 ,inll'd iso II thln aICIit. r pltehd to be . lreldly oleft the liclihst ilill ,ta th e -1lll. geni e celWbre ove has even leso is lie hnc of rcit At.tion tha llh.t 5 s the one whi has we ipVo in. esti ti : tlly t It of scaling their w ll u to wiliil title, and dis-o tiction nulir bnr n laid tbilee to datly onr to h hih an asllled name tlhat theill gei iecelcclbrtil has memoaven less chance of r cgititr enitha te prof-sitive who liat thie Prsulatn ead-quor aoif tothtn borrowednerl d'Aurellet de Paldinstace t is oe and tforie lsme irson witl tile Duis iede Nemours, thle sec~d don of iToui Pailiptonlltd uncle of tile Clolm dae Paris, a tlhre cmalle, it tni sbt wibutll hot tie eloirt Saneilitry talen.t in Fraoce is enlisted os tie Siproof-de oste arletaitth, a t'act lheich quldr e is one and thelcae settlement ofwi the fu dturo Neornmntof the cothd ntry.- of Louese. P if The way for peopuncle of the win golden opinions is to have plenty of brass. has as tump.Me aet * g that 1 beggart at ilpon- $heA . i 'b'.Jtir sogi tc grave ind important question, thoug " they may not know it, for those uafortu- ts ait nates Who are not willing to beg, biut lly prefer to suffer tihe sharp privations of IBo penury. Our wrhole cgqmntwity this have season is laboring under a marked -peu- miost niary distress on account of the limited Ti returnQ brought by our great Southern tiall staple, and while both rich and poor can, ome as a general thing, reduce expenses so as mau to meet the emergency, there are some so can poor that they have already reduced their most outlay to the .lowest possible limit. not In the meantime expenses increase. Coal is at double price, wood is extremely high, wlhi and the severity of the season almost un- to precedented. It is evident that great suf- fl fering must ensue. This must be a matter oi.serious consideration to all who do not peoo consider poverty a crime. Tile orphan is is at destitute withou~ any fault of his own ; reo the widow is tl :ly clad and only half n nourished with f .,d, because the sudden tas blow of sickness :.r accident took away her we husbal-itlhnd left her with a family of small heei children, whom she is actually unable to Bt support. Rid Now itc:- " .dly be called dishonest for a manlll to keep his own property, yet one i canl scarcely suppie', tlhat, when the Al- the mighty has giv'e' to some more thaI they nemed, lie inten'ds them to hoard up that surplus while other human beings are suf-- ge fering and perishilng from s!leer want along- oi side of them. This view may appear to o many to be a were refinement of seutimeat ality, but the day will. come when it will mo look like plain commnon sense. There was a gentleman of wealth who Ip had acquired thle habit of living luxuriously put and profusely, but- a charitable disposition and the preseuce of much distressing pov- ed erty in his neighblrhood, wrought upon rua him to such an extent that finally his in- ma come was expended for its relief. t Gradu St. ally his costly furniture gave place to uIp articles of a ,omfortable but far simpler r style, and while hmospitality was even more cordial and open-handed than before, ex . travagance entirely disappeared. At last old age sapped tile vigor of his frame, and tla r nature gave way. lie was upon his deathin r bed, and occasionally his mind wanderedl in through feeblenessof body. Once it seemed to the old man that lie had grown young w again. He was surrounded with -every th - adjunct of luxury. Damasks and silks, CO' r costly woods inlaid with ivory, gilded mnir- en rors and glorious paintings, golden vessels and gleaming jewels were profutsely scat-pl D tered around. All aseemred beautiful, but a I1 frown came upon the old man's face, for ie rel still knew that he was dying. And as ht, the pondered, it seemed to him that he saw his 9 Saviour expiring on a bare wooden cross. be tA mortal }alenese overspread his features, CO a and cold drops of.anguish stood upon !is th r brow as he glanced again at the finery th about him. " My God ! what do I want igi a with all thist" he exclaimed, as he strug e gled to a sitting postuire. Tte excitement, c n however, had recalled his wandering senst-, an r and he saw objects as they were. There e was his weeping family simply clad and ta i his unpretending apartment plainly fur- wi nished. A smile of satisfaction lighted up at his face, and sinking back upon the couch, s he was dead. But the smile was still 'e e there. It NM o doubt there are many whio to some s, extent make sacrifices 6f this kind and who i could not rest if they thought a fellow el tman was sufferin g near them, while they d were pampering their flesh and spirit with M every costly luxury and useless vanity. Y But there are many others who cannot see a' re matters in this light at present, and never will, perhaps, until a Ifttle of the light of r eternity Lomies ove'r their horizon. of Cardinal: Antonelli's plrotest ag:ainst the in cnccupation of the Qlirlmlal was said to itive u i, mdiscicerttd the irojei..ts of ihe Italian b of Ill'I .11ds .ii, t " h e '.r'i uitl y int.ilet f d l d l iih lit ocCllp;titl,,l Ii \ t.I'tlIr EIt;iU IinnauI L i.e a thl' 'c. pilt l " iil l' it . If i his mi. tt'ie, al, ,iI: w ill 'li t t ' 1 1 't 1 t" thii e if.l' ll. tli" ('x10 ) Ln I 4l lil-litaltiti whichm li, .' . rit l I li 1 1i) llPtilf, I I-(;ost's vic.r ,n el t . h . I , .t , Ie :I Ilght i ' o- n the it -"ii . p,.Iua't I ,'t- h Tru , .t. - t 1 -.an 111 Ii i s tilli.j It i;autil i ti L ill it i, all l t.i.b ttir ft it I t si i . l'tm Ilta i'oltit icail Siatisl t thit " es' el alttl , lt; ' t i" ki iw V " liiat ti , do with liiiti' im I I"e l~c e mrte a.i.ll' be a l mll.l miill ', iiie a ai oI t thiti ti , o ii'tk1s. lThey kn i o ,c , ot l 'iach mi y taV t , ,ll ie .i ormler to escip ' thi l, t o lr in riafiull iJ i bre diet Iuction. Thits is time expilaniiatiiinl of til m i mI a clo n isioi that is Ill e o 'l'it i-l ll mi ti ' rut c clllii ilr. Wh ilst oi tlom thiin o ile cl i- a n.: nco that lie Liieials are cryittg h iai ' tha:t a t o h5L m'grel itlygwlly tttit iiii tll hd IthIliI, in delay iti l g his enlltry ilto It llll" and thalll t thie ists p'eol1 l avTey otsllowmllO tlleiimselvesA o tillthy ar - of their faistory" (h3 thie wtmy, wavlmt is the ne s histniry of the mnoClrn Roumaiis I) wr e ariae )uc tcmld.on tihe otber, that in regard -'to thme uis Russi.anll tilicltn y Italy is vtery avirsel t a ris coilufeclt' O i nilt pli.rhlaoers, because tli. der shte might receive oliilers. ucri:letanilt elhIlo"ghi' so. respecting time fianillil quttsti lon. Takenr l e't altogether, thile lrslpect is aIhiytling ti b t time chmeeiirn i ftrte lroilber ai nd his "wash imld bucklers."- Unirerse. -rsre Rticti, ini cinlUmiting on tie. pr"sent style of femriihe cmmiffl.re, aras: " It mlust be ons ta very poor soil that requiresro much top dressing."n th e chne f nidffrn r neiv thating gireling. Children may learn certai "Two countries have tried AatIOUati edoaU=fr e tion. the one & religious, the other a secular Nheil, system. In Prssous containinghe its doctrines, but Dally religious and what isthreutT Rti S rope.wi th a growing deter hm in ation to get rid ofe the detested job as sn as possible. Of a avcourseul their release from school is their p l enfranchisemnent from religion. lmost religious in the world." pposite aTnissoundslke irony to persons who - whi tLet thlive n State Ungive what thete State only canow En somgive, literarything aboutnd scientific educationow Lord] hereligious teaching to home influence and to Ch hethe religions bodies of the country. ca hi Ie is determined the children shall notth Smuchbe disgusted with a fnthe woinstrumentld, but we grace ecoarse, rude playing of unskilled frands, a histherefore the instrument is sent a~way from canthe safchool entirely say tht if Americans ary come thawayo Smost religious eopic unle they learn it, its character is cole not at a high standMr. Rchards favors the In ele that c sehdll~ whlere religion is totally ignored, q and whereat is acqua intance is contempt-g his o what a lofty position Mr, Richards assigns tioni to usly cthat we even feel a litto let children he pr accuracy >tf his estimate. _We fear-thAt-hO -whene tauht their religton during the hoursliglibert r which they conier fairly devoted to stud her and remits -that portion of education to 1 Speople in tflhne which verely ofMr. Richardss the die tilrectLy_everse of religious. You remind i him thar t admirthe Church Perhas bee n organized to a really visited America, and only judges us a BSh fromteah rel higionhly coloredough it accounts that se' Sistry, and has not receilied seond hand, or perhaps-if fl wene mighto effect t suggesatu end, and thing withen spgreakt es Sheiof the " religioup s he is one of thes country." ng ,o guious gentlemen, who create thirti theory noblne fiBurst and then tsee religio facts by odies do whenlit. Mr. i are e: you seize upon the poor child and take him M Richard's hobby is, that scful care ducatring al-ay 10is ,gooid, and religious education is bad, touilu emot thefore, Americay, in fact during everyand t fhour of it which he can properly devote to itellectl effortit is re . Yu say, there is S An- i daty. Unlt tiht good intlhence; of onte day in H t Wsev ;ake very ittle doubt that the Revil r--getlennanl is entirely correct in hnis esti- honii mate of Prussia anthe ther six. the inhabitould a l linbuy sltudy atrithlnt',ic six datys anld .spiritnual usa:ttt¢..': only one ,v 1 _ Nof that common schoat country are ftairly ty, i S hentitled to d the ivsti ryntion of Gbe, ing the iu'r, ti l", to ,qerv,; the dv,,-i1. 11,. plea~ds t,,r- rnad,,,on ': we also think that, ifme any country can set l v p.lt ! .... , -, .. . . . us ,a it, :l:.n .... ' h ,' ,,i l,, ' I:'.i l, tip a rim~ claim in that respecti, it is that I . ih portion of the United Stts ,swhere common aik a dt e dicat in Prussia is strt; ictly and dog- t.re tat' cr ly religions, while in the United that ILu tHi ta es it sec l . . , iery tirue, atr n i et oio ,dsed t ior itt I1,, s. hard to tell wir s y, te hit h s youo ht* i itr Lnr| e tne rites-t fruit of infidelity and inn- TIu nior~iitv.pelt, Ire -o~ilc botno St Religinh soon fallswid i lnto contempt when beg: it k is acred doctrines ar"e itaught undmelf agatin " We tudll will nt ttmpt and its invitatioens extended through lyxhi I luI iL, tionlt; l; vin , w :Avb'wtt ,ill v, eto L~'ir't tochool(;lseach 'loic~e i l the channel of an indifferent d le preent or t u hlda ,tobsliev- testh *ed itg hirelih ngts. d Children may learn pcerptain thoig T< . I ||the L[nden't of| raun w**twl';t:". Helre are the fiunet edi "d set ltessons containing its doctrines, but o erf 9 king Chan;b'r to IDi'k*.ns put up in* the tunat ele tant hinding, 1 lwith- ad iltrated owing determination to get ridy of the egraver'rt l the Aldetested job as soonin h asnique possibtle. Of Ada trthy of rcrtat, that extott admh'atio,s atnd t'au.e one to feel SLcourse their release from schoolion." Aolg is the giftr r Senfran tchisemlenartany rom religione thng to r-bkn > the tu,3, n utt lve atd (anchanting. dVhat ctn compare toa ith th Richards clonfi to des that win th e tuch reflect a tep kalan iepl saes In lnr aly hs ot ntl-| drn" himilf fir .oung iml oland his .llbrti willrlicit liken the thankls antd b'ratitulde or " al lges-moa*st espe.ally of ba Lt the liState give whato he to be snetatbered bonly can neta given, literary aind scientific education,. leavinng deletn h- religions tenchina to home influence and to Ch i the religios war ies ofremtrkble for being the very. cia hisent He is detwhere ined formthe cnileart o printing gained St be disgusted with a fine instru one o the by tile re *es, coarse, rude playing of unskilled hands, wor hI to wherefore the instrument is sent away from sethe bbritl s the school entirely, and they come away Pr" antt ignorant of music unless they learn- it else- x where,. Mr. Richards favors the Infindel rnl iiý t r:1 rtt, sclintol where religion is totally ignored, "" I W-, and where its acquaintance is contempt~u- tiot ere ously cat. lie refuses to let children lie tit'r tad taughnt their religion during thne hours Roli orwhctiey consisner fairly devoted to study hasi tpand remnits -that portion of education to -% uphome influence which very often 'is tine di- sea stil rectly revei'se of religious. You remind dric him that tine Church has been organize'd to sta, nieteacht religion through its asdcredi~tcd train- . hea rho istry, and has not relied upon )home iufiu- bet low oence to effect thnat end, and hne then speaks b hey of the " religious bodies of tine courntry." tea pith Bu wht can tine religions bodies do when Cal tyyusieuothporcidadtkhi Mreeaway-frotm their watchful cnare dinning al- of I ever most tine winole day, in fact during every 1.111 tof hour olf it which lhe can pronperly devote to iof inmtellecttnal effonrt. Ynnu say, there is Sun- t~ thu.~ ~~~~~~~~~~~' lTtiegnn inlcnn n on hs n ~ murdem ar xt" "tt a ther tý whether it was s Leae mace tha, stood i .7 a getting. bs oa" Read dam has sle aort, teto. own, and be slks for ph l ansppotwe r -e proclaims to tb e world that. ama ob e ot hasbgot ye ro ter oar (which seems li eyes a trifle,) the b manci pation t is really repealed. Let ute lonok at the facts. A shor time Lord Robert Montage received the prieles race of conversioni to the nCatholic' Crtb. - how, in "England thb land of the fres, it', outlt to be expected that if a man, on 0ons. Scousi, ration, change his religion, he would be left hn e lested. She is always boastanld i that every perso has. a right to decide .to his own creed, and to place ds own Stion on the words of th ture. eBco privige, it seems, is likssilegte, s lik:erbJoiM comapanies,~-" limited;"an it fe Brait? is rseagb I -whei the lnqauirer in this "island heton o l iberty of tchau$ (as an orateor called Ittnt ti=.` othier day ventures in ethe direction of "'cv pery." Let him take any, shape but that find' he will be let' alone. Let him beome e aJtt. per, a MnggletoUaiana lirownist, a Moermon .i a Shaker, and he be le o the unudispute :.. possession of his rights as a free-born Briton.; 3 ut let him lsecomte a mebthe efthe ont tees : Sfold, which old England held for a thousand. t years, aod lie is immtediately outlawed, and f Siher not ,regged ou a hurdle to Thybro to be " ' hang uit rawtu aldt1 quarterme, as so manyueo y noble-hearted m-artyrs were for the '- ,a ? a "crime," it is net, we fear, that permec to. : are exti t, but. atthat their claws have been t o t away. The law does not now sanction bodimy.'" I,tor: urno for echange of creed, buit somete.cnn t 4 thithik t ha' it allows deprivation of civil rights, . " STohisa cleass of thinkers h.hlonens Mr. Rd " Adais afrt'i said, and secoidingly when this indivdnal-ioqti only illstriouns as being thoew Sureat Reatd Adams, but also its being -: . i- honorary secretary of the Hunt isitdol Protgtd - ait Asseliation-heard of the sad fall otf Lord-. Roe.rt oloitiigia. who is member for the coun y ty, he procetedd to cinact the parts of Judge, 1 jury and exu,-ntioner. lie asked Lord Robert If the report was true, and Lord Robert moat it proerly sert hirt the following note: " et "Sir-I have received your letter of the 13t4, in whiich :y' address to me certain question s. at le'Cure I aunswer those questlons permit me to in usk you-1. With what object you ask tdeem ati d what is your intention i Also please toilet itt, know-2. 'What religion you profess ? 3,. it Whet.hr eyou acknowledge the fundamnental niriple ol Prottestantism, viz., the right of S hprivate jdgment. 4. W ether ;ou cotsder -. d that rehigiot is inseparality connecrted with i. o politicsl On receipt of definite answer ois t'.etse questions, I shall be happy, to uu!w - as yours.-I remain, etc., RougtaT ONTAGUt.": - SThe undatnted Adams at once resumed the pen, and proving that his epistolary guide Nook was not % very "'Polite Lettr-writer" t"holi membe.:"Il *\i' trgepistle t hepn geh . en liegan by calling Lor d Robert a "pervert." W t uthen proceied to. announe the enawful conse quene of this "nerver a ion"ed to be lthat pro r h blmthe colstitoeicy of the "thoroughly tie-o vtestut county of Huntingdon will consider if it be properly represented by a Ruan Cn-e in tholic ten amer. lHis strange etiatle then gotes tat' on to atnnounce that, although Lord Robert must be bnelieed to have acted consfientlona-. of ly in his change of creed, he, the ureat Read Of Adams, (what a pity a great man sh~ould have such ac little name!)is forced to think that the - .pervert" cohul not conscientiously continue to represent a county which is both "actually and traditionally Protestant." As to the " ao it tealt" Protestantismf of Hntiugdot we do note pro1a-s to bhe very accur ately inrrmed, anda its an traditional" Protestanitisni is generally eon nected in history with Cromiwell, who'.put to i deathi the great Protestani t martyr, -ing toCharles I. "` Adams the Great," further 'de clars Clin he ofinmsilfhp rofnsses the religion of r tot tht Gospael, (rather an evasive answer), which toe religion has i done so fouch in recent euntu ,ries cur Enland, and through them foe-the rt Sworld, tihat it causes hint to wonder when he m sees theni forsake it." lie aditits the right of a private judgment; lie would not think otfda priving any man of sely n 1reoihona beirldKh s .- exept a ,,,hnen,cr of ',,rla,sn,,t. Lord Robert Id replies in no cowarilly a-r ev.sive style, but in straightforward and nianly language; hie says, " I ant a lenon mCatholiCY Thu present post tu- tion of the a'ffair is that the Huntingdin Pro t hst.tnt Asi, ciation has pai Ad resolatlons, the le urpoeseonf which is to adopt atepsi tocealln Lord ir Ro.tert Ionutag to resign bid seat in ParlIta ment, and that some of the Low Church bigots .dy have bernt him in effigy. to We hope that his lordship will not reiguhis di- seat: He owes it io every high and noble, principle to resist manfully any such bigoted n dictation. Is it not enogh that, notwth to standing all the boasted liberty of England, Catholics are still practically helota and serfs here in their native land i Search the judicial - bench. The chancellorship of England mutdS by a barbarous re-ie of the penal lnaw, be held - by a Protestant. The ther Judges are all Pro Y testants, though for the last forty-one years ten Catholics have been, according to statute, en titled to wear th ermine. Oiie Ctholic only, tim Mr. Justice Shle, received the proper reward a- of high 1tofessional standing in all thorse forty one y.ears. Look at the Senate! We admrit " ry thlat a few, -;cry few, Catholics have been late hto lv placed in the IHuse of Lords after centiriMes f exinsimnn, partly by penal laws and partly h- l Iiv anti-Catholic bigotry. But what of the it lint' oif Chone ini mind Is'it not the facr, a fact ltiiist ,lisriaf recol to Great BritaiW, that there Ir trot wiiw a t!ovir the Englishinnd Scotch meo ha a,.r, ev, ir,' w ho was a Catitablie whten elect ia i ur mrir, iMei,,on lne piowerful local refut t f .rin ::. infl i..'e of itd's e ion of i th e I e of l Vizeh . hAt agdin .d.t the Atr tcteonst eletion o ,'e-t,,hu ,try to cn a t~h ulia, v| unblletn Lord i,, :':',, ' LI- " 4' I. Oi ti eW policy., i l- thI) lit itin Ih heIart ofte mat inhtnctv(uly .rwbels. l ur!. i >,,,there ) ..d b ri O r .n aw:l v iiriiii the ally o- 1 al ~' t, ,,,,'"~'s ,h f A nd- r tl' ih,' c uld jot ,.iter santa ,, , - : , .... l r ;,heir ith e int (reat n * o .I ch pple a1" ii ir. Riov At liimir a h"s ; "" Hunt.ngdon Pro, est-i " soin t r i , r.•. " ~l'i I i..'ii vihl r iii iS l ,,|0 go a It t ve **di*"ute (lto keep otte own !,t' i.... , "i n: tlite. I i i'ii fir, - ,r-.: iirtiiii.e I ow1 iii t, I rifd i f: r't I teop's slow thrii't porsip 1ior - .1,ilt hii fa inr ti 'hr i ',w it ,. (end ihtng*l iolrt ,,iveeht lity rtsat out.l]y ofe oiin, hin. tits 'I ,r-da iili, tothey (Iro tis (ha.flr Cojutui,. anld. it(sa tit hi,. ,e tot, hien rt aire tofpatCrtOpiestslow eh-act ivlt wiirking for the Protesatant fri'inds of. h'loslelitti in olijmsitiott to C aith olic ca~ndidlates of iilaceliit;.i~titZ and selfishi propeesities Let~gi - s~a.this 'itaimuior in nmind aiti let not the Protest atnignt i.lectiirs of Iluntingidon rosus the bitter sitri tit of sectarian hatred. WVe Catlilics are -onwilting to bary in oblivion the bitter 1rsecu ttinelns i.f 1hv,tnto days, iand not to hold tb p rea ranat c gceeratitif acc'ountable for the snffe'ring iif our miiartyred ancestors; but we refuse to be inetlrn,,ded tis inferiors, or to st~tid calmtly by fi iiwith flutiubd arms if those whtot the illumina ting lailtinttco of God's grace tony guide by i~ts jli'uho~ly highti ito the bosom of the CatholO , suasChutrch, are to beroltbed of tteirliist rights as rtitctiliz',ns. Againtst thbe persecuttion which would othiius tr ito chlint thie seail, every tiohIle feeling itwtei.i ithli'tbte heart of iii ii i~tisttetively reltels. lOt f(uir fathers led 1,v O'Ci,tnuehl tore away the |san -ta u 'dletters tihat l',i,,ii cu~r faith, attd WO shall iiiit. tin the slutv's tot rcs~uue,,ithem nt thte bid diiig of sttch penuile as Mr. Re.ad Aidnms, and lisa " lhtittiigdout Protestaiit Aasociaton." ciiSIt Is vety ditf~cutlt to keep your. oW taiisptece of mind if people threat pieeS of thiers upon you.