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admitted want in New Orleans, and is .
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polities exoept wherein they interfere ý'-efn e5uTn .e. _.f ai
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Approval of ke Moul tRe. Archbiu)op: trTransient AdvertlesmentaI 0 pers q sas
We approve of the publication of the MORNINGý . nertion.
oommend it to the Catholice of the whole roleat Deosths, Maralsge*, Wants and Peronl la
autical Province of New Orleans as an excellent "C-* ma.ntion Avrertisements. I0t o per line h
paper. I N. J. PeCHEx, inmtl "
Archbishop of New Orleans. se
Ne' Oriela, January 3, 1879. ditor'l Noe. Ooent line.
habUistionO~ee-No. 116 loydrasstreet, eorner of Camp. "HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THEM THAT BRING GLAD TIDINGS OF GOOD THINGSI" earms--agleoopr,sonats; fmltl, O-ia
Morning Star ana CttholiU seszerpe .
saw oULNAYn, BUNDAýY, JANUARY te la 9.
rCondensed from Assootatod Press Telegrams.l
Throughout Europe the weather has been
very severe for the past ten days. The Elbe is
blocked with ice, and the forests around the
Bernee Jara are infested with droves of wild
boars, wolves, eto, which, maddened with
hunger, are fearless in their attacks upon do
meatic animals on farms.
RoM0.-The Vatican will shortly take steps
to re-establish relations with the Mexican Gov
ernment. Should negotiations prove unsuc
cessful, the wants of the Mexican church will
be supplied in the best manner possible,
without the intervention of the Government.
The Pope has sent a circular to bishops outside
of Europe. with a view of extending the col
lection of Peter's Pence in all countriee of the
GORu ANY.-It is reported and generally be
lieved that Bismarck has decided to withdraw
the parliamentary discipline bill, (published
in our last issue) in consequence of the vehe
ment opposition it meets with from the Die's
of the various German States.
SwEDEN.-It is feared a general commercial
collapse is imminent in Sweden, farther fail
ures are daily expeoted, and thousands of per
sons have been thrown out of employment.
GRsaz BRlTAme.-The North Wales miners'
association has resolved to vote £7 to every
member of the union who desires to emigrate
to America and £14 to emigrate to Australise.
Notices were posted on Saturday by the iron
ship building yards and foundries in Liver
pool and the districts around of a rednotion in
wages of 7T per cent., after the 31st of Jan
Six cotton mills at Preston, running 13,144
epindles, have given notice of a reduction of
wages of 5 to 10 per cent.
Six engineering firms at Haddersfield have
lcckedpnt their workmen for refusing to con
sent to an extension of hours of labor.
FRAaCE.-O the 17th Dafaure made a state
ment of the ministerial programme. He an
nounced that the Government would vigilantly
supervise the observance of the law regulating
the relations between civil and religions so
ciety, be inexorable toward a fl:ials attacking
the Republic, and woold not use the freedom
of action gained by denouneing treaties of
commerce, to depart from the principles which
recently so developed the commerce of the
country. It asserted that it is necessary to
complete reorganization of the army, especially
by a law rtelting to the general staff and gen
darmerie, and that the law relative to great
military commands would be vigorously ap
plied," except where necessary to deviate from
it in the interest of the service. The declara
tion also expatiated upon the satisfactory
financial position of the country; promised re
form in the colonial administration, and con
eluded with the statement that the Govern
ment would ask the Chamber that the grant- J
ing of university degrees be entirely confided I
to the State, and that primary education be
made obligatory. The declaration was very
coldly received, the Left Centre or Moderbtj
Republicans alone cheering. The more ad
vanced Republicans and the Extremists were
disappointed and vexed as they desired a
programme providing for more radical meas
ures and a complete change of all cllicials. 1
On Monday the distnssion on the Ministerial
programme took place in the Assembly in the
presence of crowded galleries.
Senard, Republican, opened the debate. Ilis I
points were principally in the line indicated,
that is, that the cflizers should be tilled by Ro
publicans. Dufaure replied suying ttat the
Government would insist :upon a truly LRepub
lican spirit from its fnncrtouariee; it had al t
ready noted on this idea; live procorator gen
erals have been dismiseed and twj transferred
to other posts ; lt; justiccs of the peece have 1
been trean-ferred, aiid 177 removed. The vote ¶
of the ;h of January required still further se
verity from the Government, bit Min:u*ers
would take account of the services rendered
nd not trcut mag strates of long etanding
like ne^ comers. M. Dofmere adopted the
views expressed by Dept. y Senard, and in a I
peroration which was much applauded trust- I
ed the trying period of 1-0, at the end of Mac- I
Mahon's Presidency, would pass as happily r
the recent electoral event.
M. Modier de Montjon, extreme Radical,
made an uncompromising attack on the Gov- o
ernment. He demanded that the Ministers a
make place for successors willing to oarry out
the will of the Chamber and of the country.
A suspension of the siting then took place, fi
during which acompromise between the G v
ernment and the Left was adopted, and resolt- I
ed in the wording of M. Ferry's motion as fol- I
lows: I
"That the Chamber, trusting that the Minis- I
try will not fall to give a satisfaction notably Ii
in regard to the administrative and judicial
staff, pass to the order of the day."
The Ministry accepted the motion, and it was y
adopted by a vote of 223 to 121 Gambetta was t
in the Chamber during the debate but remain- 1
ed silent.
MExrco -The Commercial excursion party
from the United States strived at Vera Crnz n
on the 12th, and were cordially .ece.ved by a
committee of merchants of Vera Crr , and the t
COty of Mexico. They arrived at tae capit)l C
on the night of the 14th. The Government t
prepared a liberal entertainment fe- the party.
Tihe press commented on this peaceful invasion n
WASHnIGTON.-It is reported that the Presi
9. dent will veto the arrears of pension bill, be
cause from $100000,000 to $150,000,000 would be
required to carry out its provisions, and the
money Is not to be secured without increased
More than usual importance is attaohed to
en the report of the Senate committee awarding
is to Corbin the seat now held by Butler, from
he the fact that on the South Carolina Senator
ild ship may depend the partisan complexion of
th the Senate in 1881. If the Senate sustains the
o- report of the Committee on Privileges and
Elections, the Senate will stand after 4th of
March next 41 Demoorats, 34 Republicans and
'Pa 1 Independent. Of vacancies ooourrine on
v- March 4, 1S81, five are those made by retiring
Ic- Democrats from the States of New York, New
ill Jersey, Connecticut, Ohio and Pennsylvania,
le, all of which at present poseesa Republican
it. Legislatures. As these five States will not
de improbably have Republican Legislatures two 1
years hence, the party can afford to lose the
he seat of Brcnoe, of Mississippi, and still have 38
repr.siotstives in the Senate in 1881. Such a
le- contingency would leave the Democrats in a
w minority of one; or, asenming the accession to
ed their rauks of Senator Davis, the Senate would
ie- be a tie, with the casting vote held by a pro
se bably Republican Vice President. All this
hinges on the seating of Corbin, and that again
al depends on the votes of Patterson and Conover,
il the carpet bag Senators from South Carolina
and Florida, who voted against Corbin then e
the questior first came up. Senator HilT of '
Georgia, hbee completed the minority report on
r' the contest, and in a feitslays the disncussion 0
ry will commence in the Senate.
to The House last Wednesdayadpoteds resole- e
tion directing the Committee on Investigation a
In of Election Frauds (better known as the Pot
r- ter Committee) to inquire into the cipher e
in despatches sent to and from Florida, South
n- Carolina and Louisiana, immediately after the o
last Presidential elelction and which, it is
14 thought, will show the corrupt influences by b
of which both Republican and Democraric lead- a
ers attempted to secure the electoral votes of
re those States for their respective candidates.
n 170 of these telegrams have been turned over t
to the Committee by Gen. Butter who has had
e- them in his possession for some time. The °
n- Committee will probably sommon Tilden, d
ly Hewitt, Chandler and other leading politician e
g to testify.
' n SEcATORIAL ELECTIONS.-Daring the past si
ig week Senators to the United States Senate
C have been elected by the Legislatures of several tl
)f States as follows: New York, Roscoe Conk- d
h lihg. R.punbloan, to snooeed himself; Pennsyl- ri
ve vania, Don Camerou, Republican, to socoeed ri
Sbhimself; Illinois, Gan. J. A. Logan,Republicas, to
.y to suoc ied a Republican; Connecticut, O. H. at
i Pla't', Republican, to suoceed a Democrat; ti
it Wisconsin, Matt 11. Carpenter. Republican, to
? succeed Howe, Republican ; Missouri, Gin. J. is
* H. Shields, to fill Bogy's unexpired term which o
1- ends March 4:h, and Mr. Vest for the fell six as
y year term commencing March 4th; Florida,Wil- ei
k- kinson Call, Demoorat, to succeed Conover, it
1- Republioan; North Carolina, Zybalon Vance, of
Democrat, to succeed Merrimon, Democrat; o,
t Indiana, Dan Voorhees, Democrat, t> succeed ni
d himself. ft
l Tux CEIIYENNi INDIANS. - The party of al
y Cheyennes who escaped from their reservationse P
have all been captured or killed, principally P
Sthe latter. ci
a According to Sadlior's Directory, the Catho- Cl
lio Church in the United S:ates has a a;
1 Cardinal, eleven Archbishops, fi y-two ri
e Bishops, 5750) priests, 55339 churches, 7I col- m
a leges, 777 academies, nearly i0)0 parochial f
e, ools, 31: charitable ins:itut:or.a, and at tl
least six and a half inlliotis of pPoplh. "thie," I
s. es the Now Yjtk Tai,!' 'i. the ontgrowhb of
I the smtll b.kinning nuler l;shop Cnrr:il 
Ihundred year: a;;o). 1T.etcr woero I all probe-- I
a i!y not nlmo;, than: twelve church:s tCen in the ri
i whole couu0ry, nor more than: foc.y prineti, :.
cluding those p-iti which cbsciiqently camen A'
under our 11ia. .
L, ,t. 1'rieats. Churches. :
In 1 1 .. _.... c , a
In I- - -1...........
In lei .............. ... "" 4 -, ed
In 1c45'................ .. .. -: ·Tin v1 lt
This was the period of the Native American th
movement, when so many oburches and homes of
of Catholics were destroyed, when calumny
S and violence, exoited by our progress, were to
arrayed against us. How smail, however, the or
figures of 19,13 now look! m
Dioceses. Priests. Churches. tit
SToI50 ................---.-. I i l br
In 55 ..................... 41 it 1 24
in iv.n..... .......... 4,a 'i ue85
In te ...................:...... :3 :-:1 t5
In 1575.................... - - 4ý13 4131 a
SIn tet .................... c3i 137J ',' th
1 More churches have been added in this last an
year, during a period of great financial dies- s
s trees, than there were in the whole conhtry in tic
The Swiss Catholics having received per- rel
mission from their superiors to vote in e;ec
tions of parish priests, instead of leaving the
1 Old-Catholics the monopoly of this privilege, Or
they have just carried by 416 to 25 the nomi
nation of a Catholic prie'" at Sa'gneiegier, in gr
:i:-..:s "J. iI. -
be Last Sunday morning a large number of the
ed members of the Total Abstinence Soc., ties of
this city received Holy Communion at the 7
o'olock Mass in tt. Theresa's Church. The
Im esteemed pastor, Rev. P. M. L. Massardier,
r- officiated, and addressed the congregation
be briefly.
Dd In the evening, at 7 o'clock, the Church was
of well filled with members of the organization
_d and their friends who had assembled to hear
.g the announced discourse of Rev. D. McKiniry,
W 8S J., on Total Abstinence. In the sanctuary
a, were Rev. Fathers T. J. Kenny and J. G.
ot Foette, of St. John's, Rev. Thoe. Heslin of St.
ro Michael's, and Rev. Fathers P. M. L. Massar
e dier and Thos. Golden, of St. Theresa's.
a The Rev. Father began by remarking that
id the very many able an.t eloquent lectures de
livered in this city and throughoot the coun
is try, on the evils of intemperance, should ren
in der it useless if not hurtful to speak more
r, fully on a subject so well and so generally nn
derstood. But, he added, as intemperanoe still
exists and continqes to increase, every man
t who has the interest of the public at heart
a should endeavor to expos more and mbre the
coantless disorders that follow from this loath
some vice. He then continued to sneak of the
evil of inten~erance, ofwhich the following is
a kind of summary. Although this crime is
_ spread world-wide, and ueay j otly be consider
or ed as the cause of much poverty, suffering and
h humiliation from the days of Noe down to our
own times, yet many, refusing to learn from
s the sad experience of otfere, biJome daily so
blinded anod besotted by intoxicating drinks
L- as to brntalize their reason, impoverish their
f homes, dishonor their names and expose their
children to shame and disgrace These men
r freely rob thenmslves of the light of reason,
d the noblest gift of nature, and reduce them.
Sselves, at least for the t imu, to a state of degra
dation much more to be deplored than that of
a the poor raving maniac in his cell. It is, how
ever, in its consequenoJs that intemperance is
especially to be dreaded, as it almost neces
it sarily leads to sensuality and is very intimate
e ly connected with scandal. In fact, the life of
1 the drunkard is one great scandal, as he scan- 1
dal:zes every one that crosses his path-the
rich, the poor. the young the old. the friend of
d religion and the enemy of the Church. This
temptation is moreover so in-ronating that we
are all, without exception, exoseed to fall vic
times to its snares.
0 In this country of forced activity we
* labor almost too much with our hands
h or toil ceaselessly with oar brain, and con
x seqouetly are often weary and fatigued and
L- easily imagine we stand in need of stimalants
'r in order to recruit our strength and cheer up
I our spirits. We should, therefore, be always
on our guard, because once the habit grows
upon us it is next to impossible to overcome it,
for the simple reason that the oooasions are
I always within our reach and the motives that
a prompt'.l os ii the begnning to acts of intem- 1
SIperance live within ourselves and continually
cry out f.r indulgence. It is not alone the I
poor who have to dread this temptation, as we
cannot ignore the fact that wealthy, generoas
sod intellectual men addicted to Intemperanoe c
a fall very low indeed to the scale of really C
o respectable society. Besides, their son', ae a
- matter of couree, will learn at an early age to
imitate the example of their fathers, and I
having once contracted even in a ema! way, I
t this degrading habit, they will most aseurcdiy
I i drawn little by little to) associate with .1
silpated and libertine companions. To'e lh -r .r
then gave a liv-ely description of the drounk
arn's home, and added that every vi: ;.,an and
Sgenerons mar, in the coriniunity chl it be
; ready to miake e sacritice iin ordlr rt o :I%",
out this evil from every wa k of .cu' .
lie stated that an ,rg:tan / 1d body . : Iltai
a Abstainers was the best and almiost tie only
means of bringing about this happy result;
Sbucause without organ zLtion co'hint great ort
lasting can be accomplished. l'uoi truth he
exemplified by society itself, by :he army, by
religionscongregationsof wo ien that awakes -
ed in the hearts of modest and retiring ladies, C
like the Sisters of Charity. a spirit of fortitude
1 that enabled them to move fearlessly in times tl
a of war amidst the wildest scenes and to enter tl
with delight into crowded and fetid hospitals ti
He alluded especially to the ages of faith and rI
to the great works performed by them in h
organizing city corporations, guilds and con- Ic
fraternities of any kind-military, literary, ti
merchant and operative. These coufraterni- re
ties, with their spirit of prayer, religion and t
brotherly love were the models on which oi
Catholic Total Abstinence Societies were built at
up. The great object of these societies is to n1
advanca the interests of religion and morality, hi
that is to say, of Catholloity and temperance
an object of which every man should be proud ili
who is not a sot or a reprobate. As their mis
sion is holy, they most expect to meet opposi
tion from the world and the ru:er of the world. C
They may be, and perhaps have been, told R
that as their body is composed entirely of at
reformed drunkards, they can expect neither om
sympathy nor support. Now an assertion such A
as this is a wanton and most unjostiflable hi
calumny. The soul of these secieties in Now
Orleans and elsewhere consists, and most coon- h
sist in order to succeed, of men virtuous from
thlbir youth, and ready to make sacrifices, and el1
gre.' nee, too, for religion and humanity,- tb
- - . - ...-+-... rY , upi Seai seu'y 5W
work of obarity and mercy performed in the
different oircles in which they mote. Their
great object is t> withdraw yourg men, men
like themselves, from the demorallzing infta
s ence of drink as well as of the other countless
disorders that commonly prevail in our days.
And they intend, toi, with God's assistance, to
bring peace and happintes and piety into
a hoies where impiety, misery and despair are
now wont to hold tneir revels This is a glo
rious mission.
a The Father told the gentlemen of the Total
Abstinence Society not to be dilocuraged
by any opposition, as Providence protected
them and the most illustrious bishops, priests
and laymen of the old world as well as of
the new advocated their coane with a z sal and
eloquence that could not be surpasaed. Be
sides, he added, they had tens and hundreds
of thousands of members in England, Ireland,
Sotland and America sworn to uphold the
Catholic faith and to root out as far as possible
the terrible vice of intemperance. Moreover,
in these days of irreligion, secret societies and
practicel materialism, we stand badly in need
of organizd bodies of men who, by their open
profession of faith, are sore to strengthen the
weak-minded, to edify all, and thns conform
with the words of Christ: "So let your light
shine before men, that they may see your good
works and glorify your Fatter who is in
heaven." All Catholics, therefore, who love
the faith and desire to see it transmitted to
their children, would do well if, by their own
example, they encouraged their sons to be
come members of sume Catholic Total Absti
nence Society; but if they feet they have not
fortitude to make this sacrifice, they should at
least praise and endeavor to advance the in
terest of those heroic men who do so much for
re:igiou and morality.
Diocese of Natchez.
'NAtCIIKZ, December 21, 1l7N.
Statement of the receipts and expendit'ires
of D'Everenx Itl1 Asylum from December lst,
1677, to December let, 1..--:
.Rctr ,Its.
Annual Fair....................................--;:it
UChristmas aid oiter collet;un b ................ :,0, ii;
tDonations............ .......................... 1114 511
Parents and (athedral Ichool................. .,7 1
Garden prod e ...... .................... ,
Brea'l, meat. groctres ..........................124 4"
Washing,. luel, traveling, frelgbt, lumber, sta
tionery ................ ............. .
Clothing, seioen, Leda, tedding and sundry ex
neses............................. .... 740 71
Sees, wages, repair, haraware, medicines,
postage ..... ......... ,
Amont on a d......... r 4.
Bills ue............... ....................... . 44s 14
The above expenditures includel debts of last
year to the amount of ............... .... =-'"
Boys under 5ySearse...........:
Ooys over 15 years............ s
Statement of receilts and expenditures of
St. Mary's Asylum for Girls, from December let,
1 t77, to December let, 1-7, :
Itc,' ipt
Fromn the Fair, collections and donations in
i sins g ippi ................................. h . .
eI) ina ons a........... ...... .................... 1I il''
Fhoi lor. O'tirlly h :- e... m................. . 1
ieoin, and ale ........... .............. :
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I'rot;,ýi...dy.... .. .. . . .......... '
',ito he dem ndsr ofl r 1"< z :,. n. " h r in no I
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i i
TIll CH"I.1 %'EV.'-l.I. '.le 1('
Is nh"uaesing this Chcyeune umaeesnre, tnee i
Chicago Trml,:uie saye :
Notwithstanding their pact acts of craelty
thereg s something in their abject euditon
that appeals tii e1mpathy, and somsleing in
their desperate determination to die rather s
than lose their liberty that has an element of
heroism in it, and call. for admiration. So
long as Indians remain upon American soil b
there is no alternative for them hut to go upon
reservations and conform as nearly as possille a
to the demands of ciilizacion. There is no ti
choice between this and extermina:ion, hard a
as the alternative may be, but even this need o
not deter us from admirng their courage, o
hardihood and love of liberty. g
Yes, if these men, women and children at
had worn white skins instead of red ; if u
they had talked Greek or Latin instead of p
Cheyenne ; if they had died in Athena or
Rome two thousa:d years ago, inetead of h
at FortRobinsonhlaot week ;:f Thucydides ca
or Tacitue had told their story, instead of a
American newspdpere--how we should oi
have "admired their courage, hardihood t
and love of liberty I' And how we shouldl
ave denounced the relentless poawr which I'
slaughtered because it could n ,t ruiadei i
them. After all, is thereo so v:y mah w
WJOýVYeb vms so-M
the ho id and love of liberty," and the same
beir qalities located io other breasts and other
nn ages? Conld a Greek or Roman do any
e more for liberty than die for it? Could
Greek or Roman show any more courage,
more hardihood, than was displayed by
nto these starved and frozen wretches on that
are snow-covered prairie in Nebraska? Was
lo- it not as fine a grade of female heroism for
these squaws to fight and perish with their
ital husbands, as it could have been were they
ged Greek or Roman matrons? Because these
a'ts men, women and children, "buried in a
a o single grave at Fort Robinson," belong to
and a despised and oppressed race; a race
Be with no rights we feel bound to respect, no
eds claims we feel bound to recognize-are we
nd, therefore to conclude that Eternal Justice
the will not hear their cry ? Is there one God
ible for us and another for them ? Is not their
rer blood in His sight as precious as ours?
°d This may be called a "sentimental" view
pen of the case. Sentimental or not, is it not
the true? Strip the business of all prejudice
,rm and passion, look at it as we would if we
gbt found it on the page of history, judge it as
ood we would if it had been done by some
in other nation-and then make up the ver
ove diet. Dodge it as we may behind the plea
to of necessity, excuse it as we may by the
be- demands or "a higher civilisation," soften
,ti- it as we may by arguments against bar
not barlem ; yet there it stands, a bitter, burn
at ing fact, which we can neither get round,
in- under nor over-nor wipe out. A congres
for eional investigation has been ordered, and
probably will be accompanied or supple
mented by a military inquiry,- But it ia
quite safe to predict that the burden of
blame will be thrown upon the Indians,
and nobody punished except the Indians.
And when the blame and the punishment
shall have been thus equitably distributed,
ree let us make haste to send a train-load of
ist, Bibles, hymn-books, catechisms and mis
sionaries to ccnvert the Cheyeunes to
Christianity. And if the stubborn savages
refuse to be converted, lit us straightway t
i kneel down and say : "Lord, we thank thee 1
that we are not like other men, even these
Indians, whose lands we have taken, whose t
- homes we have destroyed, whose kindred t
we have slain-and yet who obstinately
reject the religion we have professed while
doing all this. Cut them off, we pray thee,
from the face of the earth, and give what
is left of their property unto us, <'"s saints, I
for an everlasting possession. Selab and
+. amen."
ST. JOiNll . C
Jscksonil!e Sol and Press
of The good people of Jacksonville went to c
bt, b d in good time on Sunday night, only to "
be rudely awakened at about 15 minutes C
before nidnight by a general shaking of b
windows, blinds, and doors, a rattling of
crockery, swaying of ti e houses, and rock
ing to and fro of furniture. Beds shook
and trembled a that their inmates were
al mot thriwn out to the floor. There
were two shocks, following each other in
rauid sucet ssio, a: d t6," duration of botih
wari about -' eer-cilds. In the towns along, T
t;. . J. .n's R' .v:r ar d on all thei rail
a r ,.:c ;l t -t s u c h ;. w ,iv v .-r' - ' t .-v i-re . A t t 'r" irt
I . ,i i C··; r ;nri - 'n i, ' -' li rc it,-r w'Re l c t'ii
"xI ,l e tl.I- I,'ct w't' , rqote- -r,. S ,en.
who were stn- i : ,, t - gi , irld iay that n
:i re wa- :, i '. : t'-remblnl'rg t thi.e
eartl.. U1:t.l r: i i t tb t was a lheavy
anmfl atiittg mtrunto.
'Tlhie ne:Caimeiri war - 'i-t i with the most
laighable inc:i.h tis, its occurring as 1t'
di sd at an our when tr..aly- every one was af
e in ed and aselep added to tl:o humorons Ci
as well as the startling effect. Most men be
fancied from the shaking of the doors and i
n windows as they awoke that some one was
n trying to break into the hosae, and several
r seiz-d their pistols and made ready to by
if shoot. Others did pop away at their sup- an
' posed foes. In one house a stovepipe be
ii broke loose and waltzrsd around the room, tb
o scattering soot and consternation among
o the inmates. Many got into the streets
d after the shake was over, and held caucuses
d on the corners to compare notes and decide gr
on what was best to do. Ladies Invariably
got up, looked under the bed, even though
i it was dark, and screamed for matches, and me
f mothers clutched their little ones and pre- of
f pared to save their lives or die themselves. d±.
r Bat probably the scenes in the large lIe
hotels outstripptd all others in point of the
comicality. Thegaets jumped oat of bed, der
and rushed wildly into the dimly-lighted of
I or dark halls withont stopping to prepare wa
I their totlet, ~nid as they tfltted here and we
I there, running about with no particular drj
I purp ,r,, i-X^-;t to giet away from the some- yot
''r:n: t!i.r ,.·-,it.d -,i bie af:er them, but La
w,:ch, ." rt :', wAs ,. lting away from fr,
oe I ghostly dance to which all the graveyards
her of the town had sent large delegations.
any ---
ige, -
by In a recent address to the Cardinals,
hat Pope Leo sa! d:
Va" The age ,,. wurich we live, an age truly
fur which is mo.t sad, can have no other re
leir lease from its evils except by returning to
hey Christ and reconciling itself to Iiia Church.
ese For the spirit of pride and self reliance
n a which at present agitates society and
to throws all orders into confusion can find no
ace more effectual remedy than in hlnmble
no submission and docile obedience to Chris
we tianity. The unbridled last for earthly
.10 goods and enjoyments, which is the fruit
iod ful fount of corruption, Ias no more alai
ielr tary remedy than the spirit of temperance,
abnegation and self-sacrifice which Is one
lew of the primary duties of the followers of
Ot Christ.
ice It is only this purely Christian spirit
we which, when transfused into human socie
ty, can enable mankind to enjoy that true
me peace, that peace, to wit, which was an
or- nounced by the angels on the birth of
lea Christ, and of which you, Signor Cardinal,
the lately gave ns the augury. For true
teo peace is founded poen order, and it is im
ar- possible to find it in man when disordered
ro- and when his reason is not fully subject to
d, God, and his senses made fully subject to
es his reason. It is impossible to find that
dpeace in society if the authority and the
e laws which govern it are not altogether in
is conformity with the immutable and eter
of nal principles of truth and justice, of
ns, which the Church is the custodian and
5. guardian.
ant Knowing that God has made the nations
ad, for health, and that Divine Wisdom fre
ir quently reaches its most inmportanoends by
paths secret and mysterious, and apparent
to ly contradictory, we doubt not but that
les even now by the beneficent virtue of the
ay Church the earth will be again pacifled
lee and renewed, and that the extreme ruin to
'e. which it is almost reduced will help to
Ue render its salvation more wonderful and
the triumph of the Church more glorious.
at Govy. Talbot, in his address to the Legis
ts, lature of Massachusetts, says :
od "In spite of legislative tff rt, and the appar
ent concern of the people, agriculture, proper
ly so called, seems to be deolining in the com
monwealth. The young people are attracted
elsewhere. Farms are deserted. The popula
T- tion and valuation of most of the farming
towns are steadily ddoreasing. It seems in
oredible that, with laod and buildings so cheap,
a market so near, the conveniences of life,
with churches, schools, and physloians, so au
to cessible, and prices of prodoe comnparatively
to so high, any New England farmer should ex
e, change his position for the privations, the se
vere toil. asd numerons rmisk of a frontierlife;
of but the facts are unleniable."
The Governor suggests an earnest and
ik thorough inveetigatiin of the subject by a
re commnittee, and trns!s that n,i-ats will be
re found by which the appropriation for the
n loard of Agricullure will ,ii' mnde avail
t ah to check the proc: .,f depletion.
TheI r,-eu!t of thle i:.v- ':t;itlon will be
loikel I,r with, irter,i-t by all who study
;r t' , ce ti 'ur iii N ttv ].'-glir:it. i'iet ver
I_ t.' ", to , ., it ie nur , t' i:'. ' . i x l er ,of the
v'utii iii that r,'goiti i-' n. iurimui as
i -oy ar., a , i' , t liIk n -: t i.Le isr-lVes,
it ,i tlit t t hO , r "', ii n, : ! e :nter
S i, I {i :-itrg <. tld r,.', ,t i ii!] r, ii, :t+;
SWe iave 'i.cn L,,'ring a goodd desl of the
t work of the 1'rnotetant mliss'onaries In Rome
Sn..'.,: tLe csnrpati-,n of V;ct r Emmanuel
is at! irdi,,l thLose fl k free cc ipe in the Etarnal
5e City, b-it it appears t be, sfatr all, as might
Shbe guessed, a case of "grest cry and little
ii wool." The Io-n,1 0(a errta now declares
that, after eight years' eaxndliture and efforts
o by British and American followers of Luther,
and notwithstanding the mw:ley elements to
o be foond in Romw with it. 2";,I.iJ inhabitsnts,
the new spostles have scarcely issoribed 700
persons on their tablets It aids that the
I'Protestnt propaganda has been an even
greater failure in other Italian cities.
8ai'rt.ryo A I)awrnor RW,ius -One of the
most eminent pianlsts in Loodon, having suf
fered much from the irrepressible conversatito
of drawing-room audiences, devised the ot:,er
day a means of giving a lesson ti the town.
Ite arranged with his violin, hi viole ncello and
the rest, that the music should a ume to a sud
den stop in the midst of the loudest passage
of the piece at a given signal from him. It
Swas done. The bawling and shonting voices
I were left, in the twinkling of an eye, bigh and
dry, as it were, upon a shore cf silence. Joy
ons, clear and distinct above them all roese a
voloe from the foremost seats, the vole ef
` Lady--bnt no. tortures shall not drag bher name
I fr' i me! And these words were ringing upon
i Irue ssti.et s ; "a-'i 7 *1 ai rY uo.a iu iLatd I'

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