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To avoid uoneceesary delay, all letters coamunications and poat-office order should be addressed "Editor Morning b'lar." We are pleased to state that we have secured the services of Mr. Thai. B. O'Connor, late of IBaton Rouge, us traveuliong agent for the STAR. Mr. O'Connor is at present in Baton Rouge, after canvasiing which place, he will proceed to Natchez, Vicksbnrg, Yazoo City and Jack son, Miss. We bespeak for Mr. O'Connor the kind consideration of our friends, and hope that they will lead him their advice and inflo ence in the promotion of the object in view. The MoRNNso STARn I always for sale by Mr. Chas. D Elder, 124 Camp street, who is also authorized to receive subecriptions for the same. ST. VINczuC's Io Itr..-The Committee are requested to be punctnal at the meeting this (Sunday) evening at the hiome at 5 o'clock. Officers of Conferences are invited to attend. t Hibernians and all interested in the celebra- I tion of St. Patrick's day should read the adver- e tisements on our fifth page, especially those in the "Special Notice Column." ------ý---- -- bb CAruouc ToTAL ArTI's selc AssocIATION.- f A spesial meeting will be bheld this, Sunday rvening, at 6I o'clock, in the Star lHall. Gen tlemen wishing to join are invited to attend. q To-morrow, Monday morning, at71 o'clock the t' members will meet at the same place in order to attend the Mass and blessing of their h banner at the Jesuits' Church, at t4c o'clock, d After the mase, the Association will join the P Iliberniao Association in celebrating St. Pat- t rick's aday. SILVER WvEDIiNu.-Ou the 19th inst., St. I Joseph's day, occurs the Silver Wedding to the Church, or the 25th Anniversary of the elevation to iloly Priesthood, of the Very Rev, y Canon Cornerlt hloynihtan. Father Moyniban was ordained bty Archbishop Blano (then lishop), at St. Joseplh's Church, the Church 1 itself being dedicated that day. Father Moy- . nihan's Jubilee will be celebrated with much solemnity at St. Peter's Church, of which be is now, and has been for, years the respected Pas tor. A Solemn ltigh Mass will be spng at 9J o'clock and a sermon will be preached by our distignished attd rereverend confrere, Father Richard Kane, editor of the Propagator. ST. PATRICK's Cluttcn.-Forty Hours' Adora Lion.-The forty bours' devotion commenced at St. Patrick's Church Saturday morning, at 11igb Maas, and will conclude to-morrow snorning at the aolemn ligh Mass to be cele brated at 9 o clock in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of the Church. lls Grace, the Most Rev. Archbishop, will be present st this mass, as also a large tunmber of the clergy, nill of whom are invited to attend. The pany gerio of St. Paltrick will be delivered by the eloquent Fat her Finn, of PaLs Christian. Branch No. 1 of the Ilibernian Association will attend this mass, and theo publio are cor dially invited to be present. To-day solemn Iligh Maos will be celebrated at 10 o'clock. The music on these occasions, it is almost need" less to stale, will be in keeping with the sol emnity and grandeur of the ceremoultes, St. Pat rick's choir, since its reorganization, being one of the bet in the Buth. Besides having such eminent anmsicians as Mmine. Zeiss Denois, Mers. Dubos and lIensm, it hbees been strengthened by the addition of a quartette of male voices. SOLtmn llt(eti Mast AND BLErsItNG OF A BAN MER AT TiE JeUTst' Cnuncn.-The Festival of the great Apostle of Ireland, which ocueors to-morrow, will be celebrated at several of oar churches with great smolemanity. At the Church of the Iresncielate Conception, Baronne street, at 83 o'clock, there will be a solemu High Mass, at which the distinguished Jesuit, Father Me lKiniry, will preach. At this Mases a very in teresting ceremony will take pilae. The Cath lic , rtal Abltineoce Asmociation, organizerd last summer, has Irown rapidly in numbels, aud with that sea) which characterizes the mtiovementt agattlst intemperance through the states, has alreadly procored a splended new banner. This tunner will be blessted at the Mass with mnuch ilemnlly, several dihsti gtuished giutlresnietu atd taldie' having kiundly 'ounettl l lt ;io t in S. ,ol"sr. s. T'Ihe A nsititit l its Illcllrl slh 4, oI" tlhe c(',otlre o"f 'llrllla|nperanllt :Mtil acull".* lV lTe smhwmeUra pemblvlselaa1 The sletliar Arm o IshaliMilLy. TbM puerile misrepreseotatioa of Arebbishop SPerheo paper, which we republish today, semr to require no a. eeiat attention. We proceed to mostee a more plausible one -m.ade previeoely, and often made by Bomisb advoeates. They vociferocaly deny that their Church is responsible for the cold blooded atrosities so long practiced against those dii eriag from it in religlous faith. The Canon Law tells a different story; it sbows morever, that bhis statement of Romish debates, is an nmitilgated falsehood. Poste Lucius III, has already informed us, that the laws again's heretics were enacted "for tbhe destruction of all who believe or toeeh, differently from the teaching of the Bo mish Churcb in respect to the asacraments, or whoever the Church shall decide to be a here tic. This is certainly a very ,omprehenaive deS aition And it is perfectly intelligible. We now quote fror, the Canon Law, Septim, Deeret, Lib. y. Titulns, 3, De Hacrebtces et Schismaticis. Lir oczuT IV. The laws of the Emperor ledrler, against those partly of Amrery. their eoeemplice, and secret ad bereae arn co.ramed. are ordered to be pat fato ereoatioe. Cnarzxz I. Innocent, Bishop, servant of the servants of God, to his dear sons, princes, cunoctI and I communities of cities, and other places of Lombardy and the Marches of Tervisana and Romaniola: health and Apostolic benediction. Since Frederic, Emoperor of the Bomans for merly promulgated certain laws against here tical depravity, by which that plague is to be restrained from spreading; It being our will that for the strength of the faith and the health of the faithtul, those laws, be observed; we command by our Apostolic letters, that everywhere, and in so far, as these laws shall specify -whose contents we send, that they be recorded in your capitnlar les,-proceedings ac cording to themn, shall be undertaken with ex act diligence against heretics of every kind; otberwrse we enjoin by our letters on the Pro vincial Prior and Brother Inquisitors, ofhcreti cal depravity of the order of the Preachers. in Lonhaiudy, the Marches of Tervisana, and Ito maniola, that they compel you thereto, by per aonal excommunication and interdict of your soil, without privilege of appeal. The contents of these laws are as follows: "Frederic, I.y the grace of. God, Emperor of the Romans-ever August,-king of Jerusalem and Sicily, to his beloved Princes, venerable Archbishope, Bishops, and other Prelates of the Churches, )ukes, Counts, Mlarquises, Knights, Principalities, Burgraves, Advocates. Judges, Ministers, Officials, and all constituted authorities, throughout the whole Empire, sends the present letters, to bhe read to his faithful suljects, greeting:" "The divine care of government and imperial authority which the Lord has laid upon us, which we exercise separately from the ascer dotal office, require that we should draw forth Ihe sword agalust the enemies of the faith, as Igainst children of vipers who devour the womb of their mother; whom we should por toe with justice and judgment, as criminals, lot to be permitted to live. for by their seduc ng knowledge the world is infected, and these licetased sheep have bronght corruption into he flock of the faithful. Therefore, we decree and establish, that meretics of whatever name, throughout the txt'*nt of the Esmpire, wherever they have been :ondemnned by the Church and assigned to the secular tribunal, shall be duly punished. -Should any such after apprehension, terrified .yfear of death, desire to return to the unity of athb, and to do penance, according to the ca ttiico sanctions, they shall be imprisoned for life. esides whatever heretics are found in cities, owns or other places of the Empire, by In uisitors of the Apostolic See, or others zealous or the orthodox faith; those having juriadic- i ion are bound to seize them nt the notiflca Ion of the luquisitors or other Catholics, and sold them very strictly guarded, until coin lenned by Ecclesiastical censure they may erish by as accused death, who condemn the ss rsmaeuts of faith and life. Also we decree hat like penalties be inflicted on all who l'ke cunniug enemny, are advocates of favoring he error of heretics, or who provide them un awful defenders; should they not desist after ieing warned, their crime is especially great, since they led to that life which they have de lended. But those who having been convicted if heresy in one place and then remove else where, that they may more contionely poor forth the poisoun of heresy, we decree that they es subjected to a fitting vengeance; but as to those converted to the laith from the aforesaid error, and not by those who convicted them of heresy, sone satisfactory testimony in to be re quilred. Also we decide that those heretics he con dumned to death, who abjuring heresy before the trlbunal; in the extreme peril of their lives shall swear falsely or be convicted of bad faith, or of is spontaneons relapse into the same malady; as the lying iniquity is the more culpable. And the lie must not escape duoe punihment. Every benefit of proclamation and appeal is withdrawn from entertainers or favorers of heretics, it being our wilt that from-the terri tortes of the Empire, in which the true faith should ever dwell, the sprouts of liecetical lasping should in every way be destroyed. Illt because in proportion, to the greater gifts received fromi divine mercy, and our more exalted station above the children of iren, we should display more gratitude to the author of our blessings; whenever the authority of our exaitedtstatiou burns against the despisers of our name, if we condemun those guilty of treason, in persu.. and in disinheriting their children, uneli lore strogly andi justly are we provok. ed agaitist the 'L;Ipliemenrs of the name of Ga(d antd the letract.rs of the Catholic faith : The heirs, and poadrity unto the arcond generation, of threse sonice heretics, of their €entertainers,. fa orers, and adrocates, we deprive of all temljo. ral breutilits, public oflcets and honors, by l be imperial authority; so that they msiay bewail in coottinuual eadnues, the moenory of the pater nal critie; surely kinowing that iGodt iajealoeus, powerfilly avenging the sille of the lathelrs upon the ehildrou. lBut we do not jduce that those are to ie cut off from mercy, who not following the paternalu heresy, nlay have re vealed the ciucealed perfidy of their parents; the innocence of the chbidrnto, in that case, shall iot be snubjected to the punishment of the parents. For these pnrposee let it be knowno, that the Brothers Preachems, of that Order, for te bns ineus of the faith, are depouted throughout eour emitire agatunt heretics, in aldition to others, who lnay he aassolated for jdging heretics - unless they should have been pruscriued by the empire;-iu going, dwelling, uand return ing, they are received under our special impe rial protection. Let all faithful anubjeet see that they be not atlested; we eljoin upon all, wherever, -rnenever to whomoever they bshall colme, that ye receive them Liodly. and with out chalrges; andt protect their persous from the attacks of heretics, lying in ambtush for theun, that you guide and counsel them, and ailned them annlaces , in their business Iar ac cepattle tin tite nigtsL of (i,,d. Slur as to the hirretlcs who abow theniselves iito , ,achb onle taking them witninu his own juruiitition, let theni deltained.in ate let nsua tiuly iti1il IttI' ji ltdgilet ofr ecoleslustical cotll ,ltuateioi n lt, t, athensujl'ct theou to tihe Iutntlsh lmelt tihey deetoe. Kuow that in the eli-rutlion ,II til.. It ,snlllllv. yiU perform IaI hl 'lmuge grateful itI, Iod t, I o ii ictei ltale to uin; t|lnlllge al ltanY (of iltr.aly, .ou Ip rillrll a Ire c itiu eltli t i. uiu. .ol i workl , togeiltn r with tlihnee .... iiu .. .. n-i it iI olu.1 i ii, the sightl i f,,h ('l,~lt Tbhus speaks Pope Inoeent IV. Now If the popes ae Inrfallible the atrocious eruelty of sneb laws truly repreoset the gena Ine spirit of the Gospell. Whre is the 0ma who would not resent seeh a foul lhbel on Cbristiasity. Therefore we repeat the declaration already quoted: '" Ie TcoueeMasec of the dogma prore it to be I false." The Popes Exercising Infallbllblity. The Presbmhtrian's reply to our last ar ticle, though considerably exceeding it column in length, will be found published by as to day intact. We could hardly Gond a convenient place to cut it off, but most caution our neighbor t, be more exact for the future. We do net pause to notice its reply. It is indeed no reply at all but simply a con tinuation of the same argument already disposed of by us. ` It is an additional ex. tract (or purports to be) trom the Canon Law or documents sanctioned by the Can en Law in those phrases where provision in made for proceeding against heretics. We have said to this t , Ist. That heretics in those days were generally notorious criminals. The Mani cheans, for instance, respected neither God nor nature. They taught as articles of their religion, assassinatiion, fratricide, par ricide, incest and every abomination against which the soul revolts as disgusting and unnatural. 2. That the Church did not decree their punishment, but merely left them to the laws of the different governments. Centu ries before any such canons were promul gated, the Emperors of Rome decreed the severest penalties against heretics. 3rd. But chiefly we told our opponent that no attribute of infallibility was ex ercised or could have been exercised in these provisions of the Canon Law. They did not come within the conditions of the dogma and it is not very creditable to the to- the fairness of a controversialist to argue as though they were embraced with in that scope when he most know that they are not. if a serious Argument is attempted to the effect that these provisions, so distasteful to our neighbor, are included within thelel d embraced by the dogma of Infallibility, we shall hold ourselves bound to notice it as coming within the limits of the coutrovesy. But so far as it is a mere charge of inhu manity or folly against the Popes,. we must defer any discussion of it to another occasion. Our motive for this is nob a repugnance to have any point whatever iu the history of the church or the Popes ven tilated. On the coutrary all Catholics ought to know of every ot.jection that is habitually brought against their church, and understand exactly wherein It is a fallacy or a sophism, and bow it may exist as a fact without compromising the church either in its sanctity or its doctrine. But we decline entering upon those top ics under an issue foreign to them. After the present discusion is ended, we will take up with the Presbyterian any of the collateral subjects which it has been so anx ious to foist upon us. The Jesuit mission, the lives of the Popes, the Canon law or any topic it may select will suit us. To discuss them now would make the subject interminable. We, therefore, go on with our proofs that the prerogative of infallibility has alwa3s been recognized in the Churl.h, by giving some prominent instances of its exercise from the earliest ages. First Century.-ST. CLEManT, (the 4th Pope), according to Ireneus, wrote most powerful letters to the Corinthians to re recall them to unity, they having fallen into great dissensions. And he was suc ceasful. This was while St. John the Evangelist was still Tiving, and it is evi dent that the Corinthians would have ap plied to him instead of to Rome, had it not been understood that Peter's successor was the controlling power in the Church. Second Century.-IPope VIcrOR ordered a council of the Bishops of Palestine to be convoked in reference to the subject of the Paschal time, and threatened to excommu nicate Polycrates, Bishop of Ephesus, for celebrating that least acoording to the Jewish custom. This appeared to Ireneus and others, to be rather severe, but they did not call in question the power thus claimed by the Pope over tar distant churches. He also condemned the heresies of Ebion and others infallibly, and his de cree was not disputed. Pope Ivroraus condemned the heresiaes of Marcion and others. Pope EcLUrrzaalus condemned the Gnostic heresy. Third Oentury.-ST. STEgPHN, Pope condemned the error of African and Asi atic Bishops, who bsptized over again con verts that had been baptizsd by heretics. He prohibited this re-baptism nder threat of anathema, and the Bishops all yielded, though at first one named Cyprian and others were inclined to resist. Origen, accused of heresy sent his pro fessi,n of faith to Ro.me. Dionysius, Pa triarch of Alexandria, was accused by his enemies of heresy. Before what tribu nai ll eforer the Pope. " They came to It.ome and accused him before Dionysius the lmau 'Pontnff of the same uame as Ihimaelif." The Pope held him innocent. in this century PIope ZaErIrlIn s, con ]dciued the heresies of Tertullian, Pope Cornelies that of Novatas, and Sylves1er oeeademned the Arias heresy. Poarth Oeatary.-JULIuo, Pope, absolved Rt. Athanasius from charges brought against him by certaina Arians whom the Patriarch of Antioch sustained in. their aceasations. Pope DAmasus, condemned the errors of Apollinaris and others. Pope Stalscus condemned the Jovioian heresy. Popes Innocent and Zosimus condemned Pelagianism and Coelestin condemned Nestorianism. The same species of action on the part of the Popes has continued to this day bat we limit ourselves to the first four centaries from want of space. In all these decrees of the Popes upon Faith or Morals there was so concurrenee of ecumenical councils at the time. Some times their decrees were afterwards ad opted by councils, sometimes they were not, but never was one rejected by a coun cil. And such decrees have been always received by the whole church as Infallibly correct as well oefore their adoption by a council as after-ards, and just as much so in those instances when no action was ever taken by any council. Is it possible in the face of such facts, to doubt that the Popes always claimed and exerctsed the right of final jurisdiction over questions of Faith and Morals and that the whole church submit'ed to it and recognized it I We have promised to republish certain ohargesof the Presbyterian, in connection with Tertullian's, text, and reply to them as soon as we have been furnished with the necessary data, and we now comply with the promise. Those charges are an fol lows: For instance ; we have repeatedly expressed the eff,.rts to Wenigerize Tertnllian, and we challenge an examination of the proofs of i- on our files. Consider the Wenogeriems on this one point, 1. They asserted that Tertulliarn believed and tangbt papal infallibility; 2. They declared that he said in reference to it, what he never said; 3 In punblishlitg the quot tation in our article, Out. 27th, tbhy falsified oer quotation to make it correspoond to their own; 4. They also falsifty it in precisely the same way Nov. 10th. 5. In their Paper of Bept. 5th. as if to add stultification to fraud they give the quotation correctly; 6. in their Paper of Dec. 8th, they publish without reply our exposure of fraud practiced on their rea ders; 7. In their Paper of Dee. 22d, they deny that they practiced any traud; 8, And after those repeated exposures, they assert tb.day that our quotation and theirs is identical'; 9, We might add that in the same Paper of Nov. 10th. they deliboerately deceive their readlbre by leavingout a paragraph denouncing their other quotations as fra,,dl)ent; 10, And is their Paper of Jan 12tb they assure their ree ters Uat " we never coetsnverted their other qnotatioens' 'To tilese we answer: 1. We did not. 2 We did not. 3. Not so. The reprint which we gave of the Ptedyterian' article contained she typo graphical error of " all " bitead of "also" but this did not make it correspond with our own tranelation. On the contrary we had never used the word "all." This ty pographieal error was totally unknown to the editor of this paper, and was an over sight of the proof reader. It was only in the reprint and never appeared in our edi torials. If the Presbyterian had called our attention to the misprint at the time, as it ought to have done, the correction would have been made instanter. 4 and t9 These are both explained at the same time. The Presbyterian of Oct. 31st 672, republished the article contain ing the phrase wherein was the error above mentioned. In a previous column the following annonneement was made by it: Oar nomish neighbors " tell us that they " have. not space " enough, for the dis coussion of the seeocid part of our article. In order to furnish them space, which will enable them to answer that part leisurely, and fully, we republish it to-day. Instead of copying from their paper, our foreman naturally used as copy the reprint that had been previously made in this pa per, thereby repeating tihe same error. Moreover by this means an additional par agraph interpolated by the Presbyterian in its reprint, was of course left out be cause it was not at all in the first edition. T.ia-is the omission of which complaint was made inumber 9. But the singular part of all this is, that the Presbyterian did not notify us of it at the time, instead of saving it up for some future exigency when it might have nothing else to say. 5. We always gave it correctly. 6. Because we had not the slightest idea of what they were alluding to. 7. Of coarse. 8. And we repeat it. 10. The denial of our quotations was made in the paragraph omitted through er ror, csnsed by the Prebllterian itself, as above explained. Of course we knew noth ing about it. St. Joseph. Next Wednesday the feast of St. Joseph will be observed with the devotion always felt ny good Catholics on that occasion. It is not desirable as a general thing, to draw comparisons between saints, but there can be no doubt as to the exalted position ac corded to St. Joseph in thle hearts of all devout persons. 1Is relations with our Savior and thie Blessed YVirgin, combined with our knowledge of his own most lovely and perfect character, will always put him In the next place to the divine Mother among tl:hose who call her Blessed. The festival will be celebrated with pe culiar solemuity at the Clhurch of St. Joseph. • St. Patrick's Day. To-morrow recurs the ever memoeable and ever faithfully remembered festival of Irish Chrlstianity. St. Patrick's day is never forgotten wherever throughout the earth the bold, adventurous spirit of the Celt has directed the footsteps of his race. To-morrow the green flag Butters in every breezs but Erin's. It would seem indeed as though the whole world were Irishlpx sept Ireland. There is no race which has influenced exterior populations to the same extent as theIrish. In France, Spain and Austria, the noblest and most influential names have been for generations and are this day, Hibernian. But especially is the iofla once of the race felt in new conntries. Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States-not only in giving popula tion but in giving strength and tone to that population. There is a dash, a force, an enthusiasm in the Celtic blood that has resisted for seven centuries the most re lentless and savage oppression which the world has ever witnessed and stands forth to-day as irrepressible as ever. Occasionally in this country a recreant may be found,a fellow who is ashamed of St. Patrick, but any one may see by looking at the turn ont to morrow that these are not mans in our midst. The splendid Hlibernian Association organized in our city does much toward fostering a proper sentiment among its members, and as will beseen elsewhere, it will appear in force to-morrow. As long as the true spirit of their race burnsamong our bosts of Irish citizens, and as long as their descen dante are true to the faith and traditions and gl)orous souvenirs of their fathers, so long the storm of despotism gathering over this country will be stayed in its threaten ug or resisted in its fury. ST. PrTEma's FAF.-As the generosity of the people of the old Third and the energy, iloe ence and sa.eir of the lady managers gave every reason to antieipate, this Fair has proved a splended financial success, the set pretdi amounting to the handsome sum of 8t.7 V,. In thin conuentin we are requested by the Very Bev. Pastor to publish the fol_ lowing CAIR,'O TWRA 15A The sndersigned, deeply grateful to the zealon.lsadies who bad charge'of the tables at the lath Fair for St. Peter's Chbrch, to those who so ably assisted them; and to the generous public w'ose patronage'made it so eplended a success, desires hereby to publicly shant one and all of them. Whilbt thankin all equally, for the reselt proves that each did her utmost, he believerthat a special. mention iedue to the following: Times TaBWe-Mrs. Capt. Tilbury. Miss Mol lie Grayer, Mrs. Bartley aud'Mrs. B'Mrne. Fireman's IeBtreat-Mrs B. Sweeney, Mrs. M. E. Garvey and Mrs. M, Toomey. MeEnery etres--t-Mrs. insella, iMrs. Swan and Miss Fannie Malons. Hibernia Tabe-.-Mrs. Thoe Cullen- and Mrs. Jas. Kelly. Shamrock Table-Mrs. Jas. Gibney s.d Mrs. Wm. Hanson. S-. Perer and Panl's Table-Mrs. sad Miss Dtalia Qailrer. Crescent Table-Mrs. P. Bradley,.'rs. Win. Walsh and Mrs. Jacobs: Mornoiug Star Table-Mrs P. Qnion, trw.Eli zardi, Mrs. W\n. Iauight and Mts. Truer. Children's Table-Misses Katie Hoey, Piats, Lynch and other young ladies of the schbol Special thanks are also due to Mr. Jae. Con nors who supplied the ice, gratis, for the Phir. C6nwtLuMoNramsuae, P. P. ST. THEatasA's Be.--Oar readers-must ex cuse as for not giving. as yet, a full-statement of the result of this Fair. It would appear that returns are slow in coming in,.and, so for as we can learn, they. have not been cloeed yet, while those of St. Peter's Fair have been published in fall already, though the enter tainment terminatedllater than St. Theresa's. We hope to give a eomplete statement in on, next issue. A few items we have picked up, however, and these we give as follows : Mrs. McHugh. of the Little Emmet table, returned $1200. The Jennet, donated by Mr. U. Foley, brought $110, and was won by Mr. Connie Me Niel. The Doll, donated by Mrs. Kennan was, won by her grandchild. Mr. M. Foley's daugh ter, the result of the contest being au follow a: Mary Foiley, $130 Daisy Mullen. $i5.25; Jennie Seiler, $59. Total, $74 25. A German paper, the Prorinsial Correspondenz, publishes an answer, believed to be inspired by Prince Bismaarck, to the berns memoran dunm of the Prussian Bishops to the &,vernmeut. Threatening the Catholics, and especially the Bishops. with what the State will be able to do after the new ecclesiastical laws are passed, this paper declares that "there can be no ques tion of martyrdom inflicted on the Charob. The nmartyr's crown," it says, '"would ill be conie those wbo cunspire against Od and con etituted authorivty"-meaning the State, what ever it nmay enjoin-"oot for the have of their faith, but on behalf'of the worldly power and mastership of the Church." .iow this insinua tion involves nothing more nor less than an outrageonus and palpable untruth. It iseqniv alent to saying that faith is not involved when a Bishop is forbidden to remove a priest who preashobes heretical doctrine without the consent of the State, and without a decision on the part of the State whether that doctrine is heretical or not. It is impossible to conceive an issue in which the purity of the faith is more directly interested, and the talk about worldly power and spiritua! domination is simply an attempt to browbeat the Catholics and throw dust in other people's eyes, so as to divert public attention from the real greivauces which lie at the buttom of the Catholic resist auco. Mr. Cnrran was once engaged in a legal argo menut; behiud hiin stoOd hs colleagtue. a Oten tleinull ehuseu vlereuOll was remnarklably tall autd slendeltr, anld who hd originally intetntded to take ordlers Tne juldge observing that the cao, nulnder disc~ut~ullu ilil lvvedl a qulleatio, of eccletlnsunu, luhw : 'Then ' said Curriila,, I ,ao refer your lrdiship to a high auathorir.y bhhin.l 1ue, who was oncet intenldedl for the Culllrchb, though, in muy opinion, he was fitter for the steeple." - DZTmnOIAL AND OPARE niE L Spain continues to send troops to Cuba. 500 sailed on the 13thb. Gen. Portdio Dias has been elected Chief Jastice of Mexico. New York is to assue $3.800,000 of bonds to widen and pave Broadway. - On New Year's day there were 38,370 post offices in the United States. Ex-King Amadeus has been appointed Lieu. tenant general of the Italian army. Miller, the collector of Customs at Mobile is said to be a defaulter to the amoent of 6,0o00 The master printers throughout Germany on the 10th, looked out all employees who belong. ed to Unions. Beecher's church costs $43 000 a year, of which Beober's salary consunmes $90,000, and the Library $700. A recent philosopher discovers a method to avoid being donned. "How t--ow f--bow ', everybody asks. Neer rue is debt. The Legislatures of Ohio and Indiana have adopted resonaltiops censsring Congrssmen from those States for increasing their salaries, The death of Right Hon. Henry Thomas Lowry Conery, member of Parliament for Ty. rone, is also announced the same day. He was 72 years old. The Portuguese journals sny that at no time in the history of their country hare such efforts been made to organize a Repubiean party as are now making. Falsehood is like a house built of wretchedly bad materials. It may stand for a time, with care and attention; but, at last, down it Comes, probably burying its inmates in the reing. The coil oil experiment has again been tried and, as usual, resalted in a brilliant sacces. This time it-was in Baltimore by a negro we wan, who wanted to light a fire in a hurry. Bootwell was elected on the 11th, to succeed Henry Wilson as Senator from Massachusetts. He received 124 out of 231 votes. Boutwell has resigned the Secretaryship of the Treasury. The Albany N. Y. Argue publishees a table abowmng that of the thirty seven counties holding town meetings, Democrats and Liber als have carried twenty against Ave last year, making, a net gain on their aide of eighty. three towns. A remarkable phenomenon was wtnessed re! cently in the town of San Ignaue, Sinalos, Mexico. There was a shower of qnick.silvev loe drops of Mercury falling everywhere and covering the plants. The inhabitansr eoleeted many samples. Viscoun$ Ossington, John Evelyn" lenfos, died on that tb, in the 73d year of hirage Be was a member of Parliament almost' conta. wously from 1823 to 1872, and the Speaker of House of Comemons from 18N7 to the year of his retirement. -A petition has been signed by manyte the colored citizens of Pensacola and forwasaibte their representatives in the Legislature, pray ing them to secnce the passage of a law mak ing twebty-sin days a mouth's work for all house servants. To use book. rigbtly is to go to them hr help; to apoealt be them when our own knew ledge and power fels; to be led by them into wider sight, purer sonceptisce than our own, and reeiove from them the united sentence of the judges and osneils of al time, against our, solitary and unstable opiuiort.-Rskis. The Thedegar laen Works, at Richmond, Va., established. nearly thirty-eight years ago, now have $1,000,0,0 capital and nearly 2000 workmen, A special. manufacture is a freight car of great strength and dt-rability, of which large numbers are sent to every part of the country. The buildings cover a space of fif teen acresi A meeting was held in New York on the 8th, of a large number of Socthere gentlemen, in eludingbbe most prominent basiness men from the South.residing there. Es-Gov. Lubbock, of Texas., and Col. Hart of Georgia, delivered addresses, The objet of the meeting was to form a Southern asmeoiation for social, benevo lent and-other purposes, which should inolude all gentlemen conneeted with Southern trade. Another cable is soon to be laid under the Atlantie Already 2567 miles of the wire are coiled in the oapastousoeit o ti-e Trreat B0t ern. This colossal steamer, which is specially. adapted' to the delicate work of cable laying, is to steam out of her British harbor toward. the end of May, and the projectors of the new oceania telegraphic enterprise confdentlyer peot to have their submerged wire in operation beSwe the beginning of July. This cablnis to be brought directly to bur shores, via Halifax. It is reported that a Portland, Moe., gentlo man, who had heard unfavorable reports of the misohieveus proclivities of the boys at an adjacent village, had occasion to visit the village in question, and, after making a tour of it in safety, met an acquaintance, to whom be related his ill.founded ansploions, adding that be had not even seen a boy. "Ah," said his friend," that's beeanse all the boys are at the other end of the rillage, atoning a funeral." One day at dinner a soientiflo la asrked the late George 8tephenson, " Wha do yoen o0 nider the mat powerful fore. in natlure "Oh," said be, in a gallant spirit." I will sooon answer that question-it is the eye of the wo man for the usan who loves her; for if a woman looks with affection on a young mae, sad he bshould go to the uttermost ends of the earth, the recollection of that look will bring him back. There is no other force in nature that could do that." People having nice furniture are naturally oanxious, whben ocation requirre. thek remral.so have it done with ears and skl In tbis eoaeotion we eteerfully reommenad Mr E. heater who. theough still a younag men. is a veteran at the busise esand is endorsed by all who have had occasaln to engage him as beltg as klt1fra, careful and prompt as erven the mtt oaptioens counld wlb. Mr. Sbooters charges are rery raonsouable and bhis aunfalling good humr seer.s to r,-ieve one .f three fourths th case and ver..ton it:s ally rxperlieced on mach t 3ng occarsious as re-ntim,. He can b en h at the ecorn-r -' -'i andi Natcle' streets. or order'rS m tlyl'r I ' " - . '.-- >1 Casal, or Maduit.. . 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