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Moraling Star and Catholic 'iessengser
rCoadensed from Associated Press Telegrams.
Rowx.-It is said that the German Govero
ment and the Holy See are negotiating for an
amicable settlement upon the basils of a Bill
easuel in 1821. The so-called Liberal papers
contibue to disonsm the advisability or neces
sity of the Pope's leaving Rome during the
-ummer for the benefit of his health. One dasy
they state positively that he will go to Monte
Casino or some other country place, the next
that he has determined not to leave the Vat
IaUzLAD -The election for member of the
House of Commons for the county of Down,
Ireland, has resulted in Lord Castlereagh, Con
servative, receiving 6,076 votes, and Mr. An
drew, Liberal, 4,701.
Tau EAsTmeR QUarSToN -The drspatchbe
darlng the week have been as contradietory
seat any time during the past six months, one
day war being inevitable, the next peace ap
pearing certain. In fact the whole question is
so muddled up that it impossible for even
the olosset observer among the great Eapro
gJpanJournals to venture upon an opinion.
Count 8ohonvaloffh expected in London to
day o his return from St. Petersburg. From
remarks made by him at Berlin and other
pleaes on his journey, it is thought that his
missoionhas been sueooesefl, at least to a cer
tain degree. He is said to be the bearer of a
molafled proposition from the Czar. Upon the
strength of these report, hopes are once more
entertained that the Congress will meet at an
early day. It most not beanpposed, however,
that for these reasons the preparations of the
several countries for war have ceased. On the
contrary the greatest energy is exhibited on
all sides.
The Russians continue to exhibit a tendency
to grsdelly creep up towards the capital, keep
ing the Turks constantly on the alert. Fresh
reinforcements are constantly going to Bolga
-is and Roumelia. Odesse is swarming with
soldiers and shipping: troops, guns and stores
are going thence to Bengas on the Black Bea
or by the Bender Railway to Roumania and
Bulgaris. The Turks are not idle; they have
brought troops across the Bzsphorus from
BSutarla until 130 batallions now man the
northern lines. Heavy siege guos have been
moved from the Bosphorns batteries into these
lines, while batteries on the Asiatic side have
been strengthened so as to form, in coj onction
with the fleet, a line of defense to which they
might retire in case of need, though they are
more than ever confident of their ability to
hold their positions. The Yakit and Baesiret
newspapers of Constantinople, published a let
ter from Osman Pssha denying that he said
Oonstantinople was not susceptible of defense
Against a considerable Russian force, and de
elarlng he would never be a party to the dis
grace of retiring before an enemy much weak
ened by illness and fatigue.
GanmurY.-In consequence of oirnumstances
connected with the affairs of the Protestant
Evangelical Church, Falk, the Minister of Pub
lic Worship, has resigned. He has ever been
one of the most bitter enemies of the Catholic
Chrhob and it seems strange that his downfall
should have been brought about by his inter
ference in Protestant Church affairs. The
government has brought forward stringent
bills against the Socialists and a debate on
their adoption is now in progress. In this
matter the Liberals oppose the Government.
Eror.Mn.-The Press Association under
stands that replying to a request of the Duke
of Westminster to receive a deputation with a
peace declaration signed by 200,000 persons,
the Marquis of Salisbury, Minister of Foreign
Affairs, has stated that he is unable to receive
the deputation.
The expected debate in the House of Com
mons, took place last week but did not dev
elope anything of consequence, the vast ma
jority of the members concurring in the opinion
habt the government Jn the present crisis
should not be compelled to make public its ne
gotiations and, in fact, having the fall confl
denoe of the people, should not be hampered in
any way.
WAsHwesroN.-After a week's hard fighting
the Democrate succeeded in adopting the reso
laution providing for an investigation into the
frauds committed in Florida and Louisiana
during the Presidential campaign. The fol
lowing committee was appointed: Hons.
Clarkson Potter, of New York; Wm. R. Mor
rison, of Illinois; Eppa Hunton. of Virginia;
John MoMahon, of Ohio; J. C. S. Blackburn,
of Kentucky; W. S. Stenger, of Pennsylvania;
Thomas R Cobb, of Indiana, Democrats; B.
F. Butler. of Massaohuettes: Frank Hisoook,
of New York; J. D. Cox, of Ohio, and Thomas
B. Reed, of Maine, Republicans. Subsequently
a resolution to extend the power of the inves
tigating committee to any State where there
mas. b9 well grounded allegations of fraud
was adopted.
,The Rouse Committee on Levees, etc., has
unanimously approved the bill appropriating
$3.871574 for closing the crevasses and raising
and strengthening the levees of the Missie
sippi, and the chairman has introduced it in
the House, where there seems every probabili
ty it will pass without much opposition.
The sessions of the Senate have been chiefly
interesting on acocunt of Senator Lamar's
speech in iavor of the Texas Pacific Railroad
S'bill, Lt.hzldebat on tSe House bill to
bill. s hsssrn!=.4Oaaaf·..a .
Brigadier General with the pay corresponding
to the rank.
Sargent, (Republioan) of California, moved
to amend the bill so as to put Granton the
retired list as a General with pay, eto.'Oglesby,
(Republican) of Illinois. said he did not think
Grant oared to have his name mentioned in
this connection. He had been greatly honored
by the people and be might live long enough
to be honored again. Blaine and Hill had a
passage at arms in which the former was bad
ly used up. The Republicans who spoke, outside
of the Blaine following, plainly indicated that
Grant would be their choice for President next
election. Sargent's amend was adopted;
yeas 30, nays 28, Lamar, o yslesippl, being
the only Democrat who vo n favor of the
bill The question then r 1sed on the bill
as amended, placing Shield the retired list
with the rank of Brigadier ral, and Grant
with the rankof General, and t was rejected
ayes 30, nays 34.
PoLrrck. ConvENTroNs "Nokn -The Re.
publican Convention of Vermont last Thurs
day endorsed the policy of President Hayes.
The Republican Convention of Pennsylvauni
ignored the President altogether. The Dam
ocratio Convention of the same State, last
Th 2raday, without a dissenting voice, adopted
resolutions approving a thorough investigation
of the eleotorial frauds of 1876, but opposing
any attack upon the Presidefial title as daun
gerous to our institutions a fruitless in iti
results. The Demoorats nominated A H. Dill
for Governor.
there seems to be no grounds for the opinion
that even a seotion of any of the Irish organ.
izations of the United States contemplate an
invasion of Canada, the panic in the country
continues and extensive preparations are be
ing made all along the frontier to resist and
defeat any sudden incursion.
Maxuco. GALVaeTON, May 23.-A special
from Rio Grande City to the News says : The
town of Reynosa was captured yesterday by
the Lerdo revolutionists, and a prestimo of
$8.000 levied The party has since moved
On tht.22.ad a fire in Clarkaville, Texas, des
troyed nineteen business hbooes at a total loss
of $150.000 - The first new Texas wheat
arrivediin St. Louis from Dallas on the 20th,
and sold at auction for $1 25 - A terrific
storm visited Vicksburg, on Saturday, 18Mh
unroofing many houses and causing cons'der
able damage The velocity of the wind reach
ed 55 miles per boor and one and a half inches
rain fell in two hours - A fellow named
Peralto rode 305 miles in 14 hours and 31 min
ntes last week in New York. He changed
horses very frequently.-- The pleasure
steamer Empress of India, with a party of
eighteen aboard, went over the dam on Grand
RI ivar, at Galt, Ontario, on the 23d. All on
board perished.-From Crystal Springs,
Misa., last Thursday, a large shipment ol
peaches to Chloago was made. Crystal Springs
expects to realize $50,000 on this crop this
year.- At Barcelona, Spain, on the 21st
there was a great popular agitation-cause
not assigned. The military and populace ex
changed shots.
E Lublin Nation, May II.
The behavior of some of England's " re
I serves" in this country since their enrollment
can .hardly have been very comforting to the
authorities. They do not at all appear to be
imbued with a sense of "the gravity of the
situation" or concerned about the peril In
a which "British interests" are alleged to have
been placed; they do not believe in Eogland
as a defender of "the faith of treaties," for
most of them have heard of the Treaty of
Limerick and other similar performances on
England's part; they are not in the slightest
degree incensed against the Russian Bear, for
his claws or fangs were never reddened in the
blood of their race-that being a pleasure
which the British Lion kept entirely to him
self; they have no quarrel with the Cossacks,
and would be quiteas likely to get up a shindy
with the Ghoorkas if they came within range.
Feelings of this kind found audible expression
in the course of the row which some of these
''reserves" got up at the Harcourt street ter.
minus on Monday last. Horrified loyalists
heard exclamations from them to the effeot
that they would prefer to serve out some time
in Spike Island rather than fight for the b-y
British Government, while others were heard
to declare that they would muoh rather go at
Sa "bobby" than a Russian any day. Suiting
the action to the word, a number of them
made what appears to have been an entirely
unprovoked attack on two or three members of
the police force who happened to be present.
Such attacks we hold to be wholly devoid of
any exoose or justification. It is very likely
that the majority of the Dublin police are
quite as good Irishmen as a great many of the
Sreserves," know fully as muooh about Eng
I land's treatment of their country, and feel not
a whit more concerned about the safety of
"British interests" in any part of the world.
Certainly if any charge of want of patriotism
is to be urged against them it is not Irishmen
wb:, have volunteered into England's military
service who should throw the first stone. We
have no doubt that there are patriotic hearts
beating under red coats, but it ought to be
easy for Irishmen in each circumstances to find
better wasa of manifesting their feelings than
d getting up rows in Irish towns and Infoietina
o serious bodily injeries on Irish civilians and
SIrish police.
Chet · .. .I-., ·~ .··-. . _....,.~ ~ l ...tom
LB MBe. M. s WnlTAKE, .
" Be faithful unto death, and I will give the, a crown
of life."
Though vengeful storms in darkness low'r,
And o'er thy way their fury poour,
Though howling winds moan wildly round,
Though llghtelegs blaze and thunders sound,
Be not dismayed I Jebovab sslth,
Fear not,-be faithitd ueto death.
When smiling prospects round thee rise,
And earth's gay scenes salute thine eyes,
When siren Hope tunes her sweet volce,
And bids thy trusting heart rejoice,
Be not beguiled; thy Saviour saith,
Press on,-be faithful unto death
'Midst Joy and grief, 'midst smiles and tears
That cheer and clAd thy passing years,
Look upward to thy Father's throne,
Pilgrim of Zion, hie thee on,
And bless the glad'ning voice that saith,
Be firm,- be faithful unto deaih.
And when theu meet'st thy last dread foe,
And through dealt's silent vale dost g3,
That voloe divine in accents bland
Shall woo thee to the better land,
SCae, freed one, come I past Pl strop,
And this thy meed-the crown eflife.
In yon dark woeld of sin and woe,
How manyconflcts didst thou know!
Amidst them all thy voice of prayer
Like inoense rose upon the air,
And thou wast faithful in the strife,
Then wear this crown- the erown of life.
Come. bleesed of my Father, elms,
Welcome to Heaven, thy blissful home;
Where harps immortal, warbling swell,
Where odors breatbe, where angels dwell ;
Thy list are there, thence flees all strife,
And take thy crown-the crown of l(fe.
From the Dublin Nation we take this re
view of a new book entitled : "Patriot
ism, Patriots, and anti Patriots." By Pa
tricines Hibernicus :
A, thoughtful writer, who takes for this
occasion the nom de plume of Patricine
Hibernicus," ba4 just given to his country
men a very interesatintg and u4eful little
work on Patriotism, true and false-deal
ing also with that l.egation or contrary of
f patriotism which there is no single word
I in the English language to express. The
theme is a fruitful and a tempting one, and
it is handled by "Patricina" not only with
considerable skill, but also with an evident
desire to enlighten, edify and elevate the
minds of his readers, to deepen and
strengthen their love of country, to show
them how reasonable, natural and right
eons is that noble feeling, and thereby to
help in making them better citizens and
better moo. The little work, in short, is
written by a patriot, with a patriotic intent,
and a perusal of it would, we think, be
advantageous to very many of our coun
trymen. The writer divides his subject
t into four parts, of which the first is "con
cerning the virtue of patriotism in general."
He shows how this virtue is a natural
property of the human heart, and how the
absence of it is sinply abnornal and mon
stroes. The great Creator, in his wisdom,
separated mankind into races and nations;
"he who ignores this fact," says our au
thor, "must close his mind alike to the
history of the past and the testimony of
the present." And then he says:
A race of men thus separated by nature's
own barriers from men of other regions, and
united together by the use of a common lan
guage, and by the possession of a common in
terest, and, more than all, by the endearing
tie of blood, sailed the land in which they
dwelt together, as brethren in one household,
by the fond name of motherland, and gloried
in her honor and prosperity as in their own.
Thus was generated in the heart of man the
sentiment of patriotism. It was rude in the
rude and reaned in the refined. But it was in
all, whether rude or refined, a noble, natural,
and generous sentiment. The refined and civ
ilised man might apalyse and understand this
sentiment better, but he could not feel it more
deeply than his rode and univilised brother,
t the denizen of thbe solemn forest or the wild
prairie-the voice of nature spoke to the hearts
of both, and from both received the same re
sponse- "One touch of nature makes the whole
world kin." The love of country is a senti
ment as tender as it is deep-it resembles the
love of a child for its parent ; and I know not
Swhether poet, philosopher, or orator, ever
f struck this fine chord in the human heart with
a truer touch than did a North American In
dian hobief when he said, in reply to one who
urged him to leave the hunting grounds, the
immemorial home of his tribe, for others which
were represented to him as far better for their
pnrposes-"They would not be as our own to
uo," he said ; "can we say toour fathers' bones,
I arise and follow as to this strange place I'
Man loves the land of his birth with a love of
predilection-that is, with a love beyond that
felt by him for any other oontry--limply be
eamss it is his own, his bisr-plass,
the birth-place of his ancestors, and
the resting-place of all that was mor
tal in them. He loves it, Into floe, because
it is more closely connected with him in his
affections. his enjoyments, his hopes and his
fears, and even in his sorrows, in the past, the
present, and the future, than any other country
upon the face of the earth. By the recognition
of this important truth, thedistinction of isoe,
we in no degree weaken the tie which unites
all races and nations in one great brotherhood
Patriotism, however, to be thoroughly
beautiful and good, must be enlightened by,
and in perfect accordance with, religion ;
otherwise it may become depraved, vicious,
harmful, and lead to many excesses. -This
part of his subject our author well illos
trates by a reference to some of the scenes
of the French Revolution. In his next
chapter he treats of national rights, of the
immorality of invading sod endeavoring
to destroy them, said of the steps lawful to
be taken by those Wrho have suffered from
sueach injustice. H says :
The redress of bls'roontry)' wrongs is the
aim of the true patrist, but the means which
he should adopt fo4 the achievement of this
great purpose mst lie suited to the oirom.
stanoes of the time i1 which he lives and the
nature of the powe at his disposal. Armed
ygsistanoe to tyrau i may therefore at one
peasdobe an got of.rta and a duty, and at
another a crime. I do not, I could not with
truth, maintain the wisdom of the great
O'Connell dictum, that "the freedom of a na
tion is not to be purchased by the shedding of
a single drop of human blood," but I affirm
that he who by peaceful means seeks to sooom
plish his design, is a wiser, If not abetter man,
than he who appeals to the arbitrament of the
sword. To justify an appeal to the sword
every degree of wrong or oppression does not
suffloe. Three conditions are certainly re
quired before the sword can be lawfully un
sneathed :--lt, that the wrongs endured Are
intolerable; 2nd, that there is no rational
hope of redressing these wrongs by peacefuol
agitation ; 3rd, that there exists a fair probe
btlity of success in the case of armed resistance.
He who, without these conditions, urges his
fellow-countrymen to take up arms, is not their
friend but their worstenemy. He who has never
seen human blood shed in anger, and knows
naughtof thedreadful evils entailed by war,
save what he might have learned in the retire
ment of his study, may talk lightly of engag
ing therein. Had he witnessed the results of
war-the gory horrors of the battle-field-the
ravaged fields-the burned towns and cities;
had te heard the wailing of the widow and
orphan, he would say-"Assured indeedshould
be that hope of freedom which should jostify
me, before God and my fellow-oountrymen, in
drawing down such woes upon my country."
Next "Patricius" proceeds to treat of
several classes of patriots, or pseudo patri
ots. First there is the sham patriot, the
man who really cares not a pin for the
honor or interests of &is country, and who
affects a regard for them only for the pur
pose of advancing some objeoof his own.
Then there is the Demagogue, who is ever
"panting with eagerness to pour forth the
flood of frothy verbosity which is ever
swelling within him, like some highly
effervescent fluid in a tightly-corked bot
tie. He has at his command a large and
varied stock of fine and catching words and
phrases. He does not attempt to give them
their true signification. He is unable or
unwilling to do so. Such explanation
would tender them useless for his purpose,
by destroying the effect of appeals which
are addressed to the passions and prejudices
rather than to the reason of his auditors."
Ouar author holds that sometimes the dem -
agogue has an honest love for his country
underlying the vanity that forms the chief
ingredient in his composition; but there is
another variety of the species-the renal
demagogue, who is "utterly bad." Next
he goes on to speak of "The Anti Patriot,"
the professed enemy of his country, who
does all in his power, wilfully and deliber
ately, to bring about the defeat, degrada
tion and ruin of his native land. "Suop
pose his country's ruin accomplished,"
writes "Patricinus," "her soil in the posses
sion of her foe, her towns garrisoned by
his soldiers, her flag rent, dishonored and
trampled in the dust, then indeed the
traitor openly triumphs and exults in her
downfall." We think there are but few
such monsters in any country. A far more
numerous class are the Intolerants, of whom
"Patricins" writes as follows :
The intolerant patriot is a strangely incon
sietent belog. The wrongs endured by his
country are the legitimate theme of his denon.
ciation. Now, what are the wrongs of which
any subject and oppressed peop'e complain
In general they are restrictions upon their
just rights and liberties. aooh restrio
tions, enforced by arbitrary power of the
strong over the weak, are the reproaoh of the
tyrant and the grievance of the oppre-end.
hot the intolerant patriot is himself a tyrant,
inasmuch as he denies to others liberty of
thought and speech, and it is to be presume I
that had he power he would also deny to all
who differ with bim liberty of action. Hle de
nies in practice the liberty he upholds In
theory. He denounces as tyrannous that
power whloh forbids him, under threat of pun
Ishment, to ventilate his politial oplnions,
while be himself deamI t9 ashm $he ezeselse
id of asimilar right. He chooses for himself a
ir- certain path along whihob he walks, and all his
ae countrymen most walk with him or follow him
is in that path under penalty of being denounced
is in private and in public as traitors and anti
be patriots. He even sometimes carries hie folly
ry -to call it by no harsher name-so far as to
on attempt to coerce all who differ with him into
mo, submiesion to his dictates. He may be regard
es ed by the majority of his fellow citizens as a
d brainless, ignorant fanatio, who does not on
ly derstand the first principles of the liberty he
advocates; but he is not affected by the opin
ion of others; he pushes forward furiously, his
I month filled with imprecations, and his hand
a, armed with a bludgeon, to terrify by threats
is or beat into submission all who do not choose
a to follow him as their leader. The objects of
ea his enmity are not the enemies of his country.
xt These be passes by. He would as soon think
of attacking them as he would of confronting
the levelled bayonet of the soldier, or the lead
ed baton of the policeman. His violence is dl
to rooted against men whose avowed opinions are
m similar to his own. Men of this class may be
sincere in their opinions, but their condueet is
he highly jortous to the cause of freedom. They
h drive hodet, intelligent, and self-respecting
is men from out the arena of politics, which is
. left to the brainless spouter and the rowdy
he armed with his bludgeon. But not only do
id they keep back the orderly, sober, and ntelli
,, gent from entering upon the field of political
at agitation, but they even render them support
th ere of a governsment t. though it may to
,at some extent be bad an t annous, yet offers
a. greater liberty than could be hoped for under
of the sway of such intolerant and brutal rowdies.
m This is a sketch from the very life.
m- "Patricins" next proceeds to sketch briefly
n, but clearly "The Boasting and Bragging
rd Patriot" and ",The Sponging .Patio."
of These, we think, are not really separate
e. and distinct classes; the Intolerant, above
n. described, is usually a Braggart and a
re Sponger also. If he succeeds by some un
al expected ,coup in disturbing a patriotic
al meeting, if he raids upon it with an organ
- ized party of dupes, or of fanatics like
himself, if he creates a furious riot, has the
1 assembly room wrecked, and gives or gets
or a broken 'nose or a cut head, he boasts and
e brags of Lie prowess for months afterwards
as if he had captured a fort from the en
e- emy or sunk an iron clad; he considers
- himself a hero, and entitled to get any
quantity of drink gratis from true patriots.
e lie thinks that Irishmen who agree in his
s political views and approve his acts ought
id to feel themselves honored if he conde
ty scends to "borrow" a little money from
in them, or leaves them to pay any trifling
debts he may have incurred while in their
of locality. It is vain to argue with the In
i tolerant. He cannot or will not be brought
je to see the unfairness and nnwisdom of his
ie conduct; the fact that even the cause
to which he desires to serve must be lnjured
r. by it is too remote anrd subtle a thing to be
n. grasped by his intellect. He hasa crooked
er sort of logic of his own by which he can
1e justify his folly to himself. Whatever
tr policy or politician he dislikes be will tell
ly you is a sham ; shams, he will then tell
t. you, must be put down, erg. he is entitled
id to employ for their suppression blackthorn
id sticks, legs of chairs, paving stones, or any
m other implements that may come handy to
,r him. Some of the Intolerants, however,
,n do not go in for physical operations of this
e, kind ; they content themselves with keep
:h ing up a war of words upon patriots who
es are not of their own way of thinking, and
u this might be fair enough only that they
. consider they ought to have the aggressive
y part of the war all to themselves. They
,f like to strike, but they expect not to be
is struck again ; they think it excellent fun
25 to satirise "agitators," but they de not like
it to have sham warriors laughed at ; they
are very severe and wonderfully witty on
o the delays, the disappointments and the
r- failures of constitutional movements, but
. they expect to have the collapse of their
own plans and projects treated with infinite
" tenderness. And then any little touch of
'. reprisal provoked by their own conduct
, they complain of as if it were an attack on
d Irish patriotism, an effence against the na
e tional cause, a stab at Mother Erin herself.
:r But we need not further dwell upon the
w morals or the manners of the several
.e classes of professing patriots referred to
m by "Patricius Hibernice." We feel cer
tain that the honest and true men in the
national ranks outnumber the Intolorants,
' Braggarts, and the Shams by a thousand to
one. We believe that the political educa
b tion of our countrymen is advancing ; and
, we regard the little work before us as very
ir well cnlculated to assist in the onward acd
0- ipwald nmovenrent.
f Catholic Ite elow.
1 It is itue that Father Carci has rotracted
I and lha, made hin submission to the Holy
Father. What is more, he did this with a
frankness and fulness which was worthy of
a priest who, by long years of real service,i
had merited the beantiful sad fatherly
mlessagest te klsntrsase wbhiahbather
Beckx wrote to him on his lapse. Some of
the circumstances of his return are told by
one who heard it from himself. It seems
that on being summoned to Rome, tSignor
Corol had a long interview with the Cardi
nal Secretary of State, who asked him if
he were willing to withdraw the objeetion
able passages of his book. He replied
that he was willing to submit in everything
to our Holy Mother. On his return home
he wrote a letter, which he entrusted tothe
Abbate Joseph Pecei, his old colleague, aad
the brother of the Pope. When Leo XIIL
read it, he made some modifications, and
returned it through the friendly intersdt
lary to Signor Caurd, who received it In a
becoming spirit. "The Pope has doigted
to write," he said; "I do not need to knoew
or even to read ; I have only to aign.
The followingls said to be the test of his re
Holy Father.--The priest Charles Mary Corl
baving bco.me aware that his roeent writllng
apd os have oaused sonedal to some, m hns
men temarked to him by pious and learMed
personages, and deslous of avoiding eves a
shadow of stapclion on his part. comeso' to
throw himself at the feet of lour Holiness, to
deelare that he adheres fully, and without ar
reservation of heart or feeling, to all the tsaed
legs add all the prescriptions of the Cathelle
Church, and I  aler to all %hat the ev
ereign Pontll d q uite recently your Holi
nees, in the Encyclica letter Iurutaill, ete.,
teach so to the temporal power of the Holy
Bee. He deplores any anoyanoee whihob h
asts or writine may have oaused your Holt
neos or your predocessor, as he hse always as
tertained the sinoerest sentiments of fllial hoo
age and most dooile obedience to the Vicar of
Jesus Christ, to whom he submits hbs judgment
as the sole and legitimate judge competent to
decide on what conduoses to the real nuefulness
and veritable benefit of the Church and the
welfare of souls. He makes this deolaration
as a sincere Catholio, as he has always boos
and still remains ; and while withdrawing alt
that your Holiness deems worthy of oeesare,
he places himself entirely in your hands, ready
to follow everywhere and always your infelll
ble directions.
(Signed) CaaLtus MYar CUncr, Priest.
On the 14th, 15th and 16th lusts. the National
Convention of this powerful Order met in
Boston. Sixty-three delegates, representieg
fifteen States, were present. At the last day's
session the special committee on the relatioms
of the Order to the Church reported the fol
lowing preamble and resolutions:
Whress We, the representatives of the An
cient Order of ilbernians of the United States
of Amerioa in oonvention assembled, are unsan
moesly agreed that there is nothing either in
the letter of the law of our orgsaniation thaee
confiots with the decrees of the Council df
Baltimore or the doctrines of the Holy Roman
Cathollo Churob, but not beIng theologiams
and being earnestly desirous as an orsganoe
tion of complying with the laws of the Chae
from wbihoh we all derive spiritual consolation;
Bola, That if there is anything in the
Order at present in opposition to the dootrines
of the Church we, so her obedient obhildren,
are willing to reotify it as soon as her deciaslo
is properly announoed. But until that deoiselo
is enunciated we deem any attack upon the
principles and objects of the Order, no matter
from what souroe it emanates, an unwarranted
abuse of an organisation whose objects are
Chrletian charity, unity and mutual benevo
.Relred, That our respect for the civil law
and our admiration of the free institutions of
this free oountry are ss steadfast and undying
as our devotion to the Church whose traditions
and teachings we so much revere.
essolssd, That a copy of the foregolng pro
amble and resolutions be sent to His Eminence
Cardinal McCloskey, His Grace the Primate of
Baltimore. and all the Arobblshope and Right
Reverend Bishope of these United States, with
the humble request that our standing as a
Catholic organiration may be definitely bet
The whole of the afternoon session and meek
of the evening was devoted to a consideration
of this report. Nearly all theleadingmembers
of the Convention spoke upon the subject, and
the report was adopted without a dissenting
voice. A committee of five will be appointed
who, with the national omcers, are directed to
lay the matter before Archbishop O:bbons, the
Primate oZ Baltimore.
The following ,fecers were elected : National
Delegate, John Hart, of Jersey City; Natinual
Secretary, Thomas Kerrigan, of New York;
National Treasurer, E: L. Carey, of New York.
The committee of Sie to be appci.ted for the
purpose of conferring with the Church autLo
ritrn w:ill also seek to effect a see:lerumct with
a factlu of the order in New York.
At a law society's dinner the preeldeat called
upon the senlor attorney to give as a tesst the
reou whom he ooseldered the bes feleed ea
Sprotesson. "Cetsallye " was therspeaose,
"Temen who makes bl ew wmil."

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