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SO Ta TUE II.I. . Morning Star and Cathoilo IesseungS ;; i ". - : . .... ... " I= l at £ Dt &@ per amamb "n afll. ' 18 ti s Advoer a.amfolta. I0 oe ls per He*e ai .aasaertiom. -Elitorial Neloeae 90 oeata a line. "ROW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET- OF THEM THAT BRING GLAD TIDINGS OF GOOD THINGSI" romyu-alcop ,oe $OUta cr al,$s--a Mlvem NEW ORLEANS, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 2, 1879. NUMBER 52: - .------, - ------ 'V. V opublicans and that stroyed all telegrams a In spite of this, how- ' tat proof that high b a t adoers of the Republi 0 4. projects to purchase E a Lolslansa and South a gainet the Govern- [ of Arlington, the jury . the former. The cane h ature han passed the h V r of the City of Mem Its foture government. i the city could not pay g Ilders would not cor. Eion Convent, Water rued by an inoendrdiay is a severe famine in 0 . J. Walker, Democrat, ti Senator from Arkansan. a riwed in Atlanta on the b ad people went to the c There were neither pprobation. On the trle ields around Atlan- a ok the town of Jook ta eveing, demolinhing h a Coahhes, ooart house l asonio hall. One child was killed 1 persons badly hurt-European dents of the steamship com ianies re oreslingly large number of prepaid 0 ickets. It is anticipated thas of alone, 20,000 will arrive on our bin the next few months. BRAVE MRS. TYLEE. New York Sun. rt was tendered to Prof. Florian in Patterson, Tuesday night, by bers of the Musical Union, of v is the originator and conductor. cart possessed an interest for ii nce beyond the mere rendering of o ramme. The leading soprano of n is Mrs. J. S. Tylee, the wife of to-do flour and feed merchant. , nths ago by the running away of e es, Mrs. Tylee was thrown from c iage and severely injured. Her e broken, and after it healed it was e at the displaced bone jiad injured c to such an extent tiat she could 8 ie had spent many years and ney in the cultivation of her voice t accident was as much regretted by ndq as by herself. A New York o sai bhe could restore the voice by v the position of the bones in the h e by one and setting them right; dded, it would require a long and series of operations. Mrs. Tylee 1 etermined to undergo the ordeal, onths she' fked in New-York * could -be o.a te care of the It took three difficunlt operations a for a long time to accomplish the eat of the bones. All seemed to eeded, and her voice was appa tored in tone and volume. But trial was needed to determine t the singer's powers were fully On Tuesday night was her first ce in public since the accident, 1 ay be imagined with what tropi- e he approached the foot-lights in ial teet. dience being well acquainted with metances of the case, was equally The first bar of the music prov d a doubt that the soprano's voice rfect as ever. The burst of to Sand hearty applause that greeted t have repaid her for the suffering undergoone; but so great was the strain that she was confined to yesterday in consequence of the *f the moe: anxious listeners in the e was the surgeon who had per the operation. He returned to k, as he said, one of the happiest he had insisted that the singer's would be comp'etely restored in bp of many predtions to the con y. OF M'CARTHY DOWNING, d P. bbreen, Jan. 10.-This evening at 9 MMr. McCarthy Downing, M.P., ex; his residence, Prospect House, a en. The deceased gentleman, loss will be great to the country, on last was attacked with ctngestion Jags. Mortification soon after set and this evening, to the intense regrit i) liprties in the district, he succurmed $bd combined disease. Mr. Downing lbe.ai for some time in delicate health did not prevent him from taking an a public ,arn whenever it was vyfor him to do so. Scarcely a s passed since t:o presided at a of national teachers here, and ten days ago he attended at the h'T Inal Boundariee Commission, at which he gave most important evidence regarding the general question. He then appeared to be quite well in health. Dur ing his illness his medical attendants have been Dr. O'Connor, Cork; and Dr. Jen nings and Dr. Somerville, of Skibbereen. Everything that the most superior skill and the kindest attention could do to pre serve a life dear to all was done, but with out avail, and he gradually sank until this evening, when, surrounded by loving hearts, he passed from this world. During his illness the Most Rev. Dr. Fitzgerald, Lord Bishop of Ross, frequently visited him, and the Rev. Father Davis, C.C. Ross carberry, his old and faithful friend, scarce ly left him day or night. Mr. McCarthy Downing was the son of Mr. Eugene Downing, of Kenmare, where he was born, and was only 65 years of age. He leaves one son, Mr. Eugene Downing, behind him the rest of his family-his wife, four sons, and two daughters-having pre-deceased him. No funeral arrangements have, of course, been made up to the present, but it is believed it will take place on Monday at Caheragh, the family burial place. In the town of Skibbereen, Mr. Dawning's death has caused the profoundest sorrow for the loss of an old, genial and sterl;"o fi-ord. ENCYCLICAL LETTER ov OUR MOST HOLY FATHER LEO XIII,, l BY THE GRACE OF GOD POPE, ADnauDBED TO THE HIERA&CHY OF THE CATHOLIC OHURCH. To car venerable brothers, the Patriarchs, Primates. a Archbishops and Bishops, of the Oatholic world, to communion with the Apostolic tee. LEo XIII., PoPE. P Venerable brothers, health and Apostolio benediction : a As the responsibility of our Apostolic min istry demanded from the commencement of t our Pontifloate, we have not neglected to point t out the mortal plague which insinuates itself i amongat the members of the human society, I and which places it in great peril. At the r same time we indicated what were the most a efficaoious remedies by means of which society II could be brought back to safety and could a escal:, the dangers which menace it. But the c evi's that we then deplored have so rapidly In- a creased that again we are forced to address yoo; F for we seem to hear resounding ian our ears v these words of the prophet: "Cry out, cease not to cry out; lift up your voice and let it be like t the trumpet." I You nnderstand, venerable brethren, with- t out diffiaulty, that we speak of the seat of men a who call themselves differently, and by almost Sbarbarous namee-Socialists, Communists, and c Nihililas-and who, scattered over the earth, t and closely united by an iniquitousn pact, no t longer seek the aid of the darkness of secret I societies, but coming forth in the daylight, publicly and with all confidence, endeavor to I acoomplish the design, which they have long t since formed, of overthrowing the foundations t of all civil society. These are assuredly they t 3 who, as the Divine Scripture attests, '"sully all I flesh, deepiee all domination, and blaspheme all I majesty." In cffuct, they leave entire and intact noth ing of that which has been wisely decreed by the laws divine and human for the security I and hoour of life. They refuse obedience to I t superior powers to whom, according to the t precept of the apostle, every soul ought to be I subject, and who bold from God the right to Scommand; they announce the perfect equality of all men in tbeir rights and duties. They I dishonor the natural nnion of man and woman, which was consecrate in the eyes of bar barons nations; and the bond of that onion, which principally suetains domestic society, they weaken, or abandon at their pleas ure. d In fine, seduced by the desire of present g wealth, "which is the source of all evils," and 'the appetite for which estranges from the o faith," they attack the right of property, san e otioned by the natural law. and by a mons trous attempt, whilst they affect to take care of the needs and the miseries of all men, they e endeavor to seize fr the advantage of the community whatever has been acquired by in n dividuale, either by the title of legitimate in it heritance, or by intellectual or manual labor, is or by economy. They publish these monstrous n opinions at their reunions, they develope them in their pamphlets, and by means of journals they spread them amongst the crowd. Thus the majesty and power of kings have become so odious to sedltious people that detestable p, traitors. impatient of all curb, and animated by an impios audacity, have on several coce g lions, within a briefspace of time, turned their arms against the heads of the governments themselvesr. , Now, this adacity of per fi lionq men, which + each day menaces civil society with still more n serious dettinotion, and which excites in the n minds of all it:q'iietade and trouble, ores its at cause and origik to these poisoned doctrines Lt which in these latter days propagated amongst id the pe'' le, likoe corrupt seed, have brought forth in their time pernicious fruit. In efftct y on wil nnder.tni., venerable brethren, th. Lthe cruel war which, since the sixt a,th cer*tiry, ig bas been dlrolared againrr. the Cstholi:: f.,i:ti 4 by innovatrs ernd which has been gat l-,i:it a s, moob strengilt 'p to the present, da., hal a been carried ,on ith the ol-ject of ,n.ting id aside all revelation, of deetroying ant -oplr 0 national order, and of giving scope to t ,i in Sventiones,or rather the ravings, of reasor alone. This error (falsely receiving its nalme from reason) which flatters and excites the passion tD for greatness, natural to the heart of man, has r spontaneously extendtd its ravages not only 0e to the minds of a great number of men, bat Q- even to civil society itself. Thus, by an im n. piety altogether novel and unknown to,the ll pagans themselves, we have seen governments constituted without any account being taken of God or established order; it has been pro. claimed that public authority had not from God its origin, its majesty and its power to 1g command, but from the multitude of the peo g ple, who, believing themselves disengaged d, from the necessity of a divine sanction, have ad submitted to no other laws than those which a- their caprice has osuggested. . After the supernatural truths of faith had been combatted and rejected as contrary to u reason, the very Anthor and Redeemer of the human frace has been compelled by degrees, n, and little by little, to exile Himself from the es studirs in the universities, the lyoees, and the m colleges, as well as from all the public customs is, of human life. In flue, the recompenses and ed the panishments of the future and eternal life of having been consigned to oblivion, the ardent ut desire of happiness has been reduced to the y space of the present time. Theoe doctrines ay having been spread with the greatest ioeonse be of thinking and acting, which has also been h acquired on all sides, need we be surprised be that men of the lower classes, tired of their pc.r dwellin-.honse, or their humble work shop, should covet the'palaces and the fortunes on of those who are richer than themselves; need go we be astonished that there is no longer Iran- yo quility in public and private life, and that the It human race has almost come to its destruotlon? the But the supreme pastorsof the Church, with an whom lies the duty of protecting the Fold of jni the Lord from the snares of the enemy, have wi early applied themselves to asvert the danger Hi and to watch over the people. For as soon as He secret societies, in whose bosom were already ha hidden the seeds of error of which we have iit spoken, commenced to extend, the Roman Pontiffs Clement XII and Benedict XIV forgot ly not to unmask the impious desaluns of the po sects, and to warn the entire worla of the evil pe f that was thus secretly in c',oae of prepara- th t tion. But when, thanks to t'ose who gloried be f in the name of philosophere, an unlimited se r, liberty was assigned to man, when the new wl e right, as t:ley call it, began ,o be formed and ha st sanctioned, contrary to the natural and divine lei y law, Pope Leo VI, of happy memory, also fully an d unveiled, by public documents, the detestable ns e character and the falsenees of these doctrines; co and at the same time the apostolic foresight na predicted the ruin to whiob thedelnded people nu ,s were about to be dragged. oil t Neverthelete, as no means, however strong, mi ,e that had been made use of could prevent their th perverse teachings from becoming acceptable 8t 1. to the people, and invading eve- the decrees of a of governmeote, Popes Pins VII and Leo III se ,t anathematised the secret seotsand asfar as it of d depended on them, again warned society of tb 1, the danger which threatened it. Finally, all th o the world knows perfectly in what strong Ian- In ,t guage, and with what firmness and constancy, tt n, our glorious predecessor, Pins IX, of happy m ho nemory, both in his alloootions and his enoy- Y g clical letters, desatched to the bishope of the al is whole world, combatted as well the iniquitous st y efforts of the sects, as notably the soourge of m 11 Socialism, which, issuing from this source, has of 11 made inroads everywhere. ol But what is to be deplored is that those to w. hom is canflded the care of the common m ,y weal, allowing themselves to be entrapped by 0 ty the frauds of these impious men, and to he of to frightened by their menacee, have always pi io manifested suspicious or even boetile disposi- in te tions towards the Church. They have not un- as to deretood that the efforts of the seats would oi ty have been vain if the doctrine of the Catholic it ty Church, and the authority of the Roman Pon- I n, tiffs were always honored, us they ought to be, A ,r. as well by princes as by the people. For "the ti n, Church of the living God. which is the pillar C S, and ground of truth," teaches thrse doctrines, b e- those precepts, by which the safety and tran- sa quility of society are especially guarded, and as ut toe propagand of socialism radically abolished. fi id In tffect, although the Socialists, abusing ie the Gospel itself, in order more easily to de- fi n. ceive evil-disposed persons, are aoonstomed to cl s- distort it, in order to make it more conforms- ea re ble to their doctrines, the truth is that the dif to ey ference between their pernicious teachings is he and the pore doctrine of Jesus Christ is so it n- great that it could not be greater. For what o n- participation hath justice with injustice? Or p ir, what fellowship bath light with darkness? it as These persons, as we, cease not to proclaim a m that all men are equal by nature, and therefore it is they pretend that people owe neither honor n us nor respect to power, nor obedience to the ue laws, except to those that they shall have le sanctioned cording to their caprice. ed On the contrary, the eqsal ties of moo, ac- a a- cording to the evangelical writings, consist in ir this, that all having the same nature, all are a to called to the same high dignity of sons of t God, and at the same time tnat one sand the s b : same end is proposed to all, each must be ro jidged oocordiiig t, thmesam la-., and obtain a be puniehmtent or ircmpenee, as lie deserves. o to Nevertbelesasi tbro is an atiiiquality of right o ea and of I wer whib o 1manil t'froinm: h; Antuor lit of Na'iir. Iteelli, ,'r wtbil .ll pastLucty in t t eaveri and oun..irtl" A n.m id." Ai t, prlnc d on and enlij.cts, -hilt toii . i :" aila g to Catlio lie I diattit e aid prc,:el.tI, or i" l.:.tlly 1)inld i ry b by rglits anI' tittc Ill anul t i lldti or that, b Oill, r oi.eb i h'i!, the 1,,t1't f r 1,i'ecr }is t;iiad(raudl , an,': on i l tot eil i ',], ObO Liet'tI te Si re- ndlered ea'- i i t and aiobe. rig Tns tu o Ctir: m ceitrautly 'itO befo's her C rr entBjoJt this precept of Ihe Apvetle: "Al i- power c:mes frci GOul, and tn e wbi!i c are, I te. anve been estcblished by God. Whereirere, ie i ni who reaisets the power, resit:e the ordinance o t on oid. And they that rt'sist purchase to thbem as selves damnation." Toiis pr cept further comin- I ly mands i-s to' be subject ot necessity, not only t ot for wrath, but also tot conscience sake," and in- to render "to all men their does. Tribute to t he whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; ; its fear to whom feer; honor to wbhom honor." s en For He Who bas created and Who governs t ro- all things, has so disposed them in His provi am dent Wisdom that the isferriora fulfil their ob to Jet by means of the media and these attain s so- their end by means of the superiore. In the led same way, then, that He has wished that in Ive His Heavenly Kingdom the choirs of angels oh should be distinct and subordinate one to the other, and as He has also established in His ad Church different degrees of order, and a dl- r to versity of functions, so that all should not be t the apostles, nor doctors, nor pastors, so has He I es, constituted in civil society several orders dif the ferent in dignity, In rigbts and In power, in the order that the Staet, like the Churoh, should me form one single body, composed of agreat ud number of members, some more noble than ife others, but all necersary to each other, and I ut watchful with regard to the common welfare. the ilt in orlder that the rulers of the people I nes should use the power which has been confer- I use red upon them for building up and not for de I sen stroying, the Church of Christ appropriately wed warns princes themselves that the severity of ieir the 8opreme'Jdge hangs over t ll, and, bor, rk w rowing the words of Divine Wis , it criesi 5 ont to them all, In the name of God, "Give ear to I yon that role the people, and that please fa yourselves in muititudes of nations; for power ca a is given to you by the Lord and strength by to I the Most High, who will examine your works st b and search out your thoughts, for a moat severe st t judgment shall be for them that rule. For God tt a will not except-any man's person, neither will cc r He stand in awe of any man's greatness; for sc He bath made the little and the great, and He f bath equally care of all. But a greater pun- of a ishment is ready for the more mighty." at I Nevertheless. if it happens that princes raseb- tc Sly proceed to excess in the exeroise of their tc e power the Catholic doctrine permits not the it 1 people to rise up in force aalnst them, for fear ft that the tranquility of established order should d, d be more and more troubled, and that society ti d should thereby receive greater injury. And ti r when the excess comes to a point at which no fa d hope of safety seems left, Cbristian patience sI e leares to seek a remedy in meritorious conduot, g y and in argent prayer to God. But if the ordi- il e nances of legislators or princes sanction or Ic !; command something contrary to the divine or e t nastural law, the dignity of the Christian si e name, and duty and apostolic precept, pro- w claim that we moust obey God rather than 1, men. Thus domestic society itself, which is ci Ir the fouondation of every city and of every w e State, feels and experiences this salutary power C is of the Chuorch, which is exercised for the con- ai I servation of oivil society,and the maintenance p it of order. For you know, venerable brethren, p if that the rule of that society has, according to a 11 the natural law, its foundation in the Indisso- n i- luble union of man and wife, and its objeot in o p, the rights and duties of parents and children, a Smasters and servnt, one towards the other. r You know also that the theories of sooialism c ie almost totally dis olve it, for having lost the ri is strength wbhich it receives through religious a of marriage, it naturally sees relaxing the power ii is of parents over their children, and the duty of a children towards their parents. 0 On the contrary, the Churoh teaches that tl n marriage, "honorable in all things," which ii y God himself instituted at the commencement to e of the world for the propagation and the per- a s petnity of the speocie, and which He has made a ii- indissoluble, hab been made still more binding C o- and holy by Jeans Christ, Who has oonferred o d on it the dignity of a sacrament. and wished h in it to be a type of Ills nnion with the Church. a o- Henoe, according ti the intiimation of the e, Apost'e, as Jesus Christ is Ilead I f tht' Church, ii ti the husband Is head of the win. arnd as the a sr Church is subj ct to Jeeas Cihrist, Who em- a s, brace her with a onaste and perpetual love, y n- so wives ought to be subjoot to their husbands, tl id and ought in return be loved by them with a a d. faithful and constant affection. ig The Church regulates alike the power of the s e- father and of the mother, so that it keeps G to children and servants to their duty, without t a exceeding bounds. For, aooording to Catholio a f teaching, the authority of parents and masters l gs is only an emanation from the authority of the e so Heavenly Father and Master, and thus not it only does it derive from this its origin and its ( )r power, but it also necessarily borrows from it I st its nature and its character. Wherefore the I mn apostle exhorts children to obey their parents . re in the Lord and to honor the:r father and e or mother, which is the first commandment made I be with a promise. And to parerts he says: r re "And you, paroti, provoke not your ohlildren a to Iuiger; but bring them up in the discipline e o- and correotioo of the L-rd." in The precept which the samne apostle gives to a re servarnt and roasters is that, those bi obedient a of to these according to the fleh,. as to Christ, 1 be serving them wit'i all good will as G4d hIIm be self, and that masters should nit ill-treat th-ir t in servants, reiembelyng that (l,t Ii the Lf,.ster t s. of all in Hieaven. tanid the't thetr is to reolspect 'it of persone with liU. or II IL!1 Ith,-e thi-.Kg were iobsirvel by iac'h of ; in th me, w n Irn I t'.-y conciern, srr, ,.;)r ,i z r; to the e dii iti ,.1 of t., Lt c v W::! vt W ' f.Ln lvy r o wu .l ltiLrl ' p : ritre of tiih' le.ve:.;y r.tsi rid i +lre , and the ntI>le r ;t wi t c't would I), it, the cotiecqtenco ci i .ot I. ' ,.i.t:| t in r is the walle of idomi.ictt , I e . '. -.: lite eittlerd < e I over statei tl heroel ve.. As regard, l', bitC 'cl i,i:£.t.ri trar , ility, or Ctholic . istlti, ,npp,it,"i i t j thu prec pt.p ,,itf Il the d ison and natula: I ,, very prudently re, providi e for it I,y ,''r idets whioh ir adopt . to and teaches with ref,-r.,nce tI the right of ao o0 thority, cod the divisiotn of property, which is ru actluire"' for the tieceessty ad tite utility of a in- life. be socialists on the contrary, represent ly the right of property as being a human inven- I od tion, repugnant to the natoral eqrlality be to tween men, and, preaching in favor of a com- I u; annity of property, they proclaim that men should not patiently bear poverty, and that ine they may with impunity violate the possessions t vi- and rights of the rich. ib- The Church recogniee, manch more usefolly I in and wisely, the existenee of inequality between c he men, naturally dissimilar by the strength of a in body and of mind, and that this inequality i sis exists even in the possession of property; she I he prescribes, besides, that the right of proper ty us and authority originating in nature Itelf dl- must be maintained intact and inviolate In I be the banes of those who possess it; for she ie knows that robbery and rapine have been co if- demned in the natural law by God, the Author in and the Guardian of all right, in such a man ld ner that it i not even permitted to covet the tat goods of another, and that thiesves and robbersA an ike aduolterers and idolaters, are excluded from I ud the Kingdom of Heaven. re. Neverthelee, like a good mother, she neg le lects not the care of the poor, and omits not to look to their necessities; for, embrellng them de to her maternal breast, and knowing that they sly represent Jesus Christ, Who considers se done of for Himself a kind act dote for the leastof the or poor, she holds them in great honor; she · a le esiets them with all her power ; she is careful a to have erected on all sides honsee, and re fages, where they are received, nourished, snd eoared for, and she takes them beneath her ti teilga. Farther, she enjoins on the riob, as a strict duty, to give their enperzeoeo wealth to the poor, and she inspires them with feat by I the thought of the divine judgment which will I condemn them to eternal punishment if they r nooor not the inodigent in their neeesitiles. Finally, she relieves and consoles the minde of the poor, both by proposing to them the ex ample of Jeans Christ, Who, being rich, desired to become poor for our sake, and by recalling r to them the words in which lie has deelared s the poor happy, and. has bidden them to hope r for the recompense of eternal fellolty. Who I does not see that this Is the best means of pat f ting an end to the old coanflict ralesd between i the rich and the poort For as theevidence of facts shows, if this method is rejected or do Sspieed, it necessarily happens either that bhe greater part of the human race is reduoed to the vile condition of elvery, as waee to be seon long ago amongst pagan nations, or that bh mano socioety is agitated by continual tronbles end devastated by rplone and brigandage, as, with sorrow we have lately had to testify. Since this a so, venerable brethren, as at the commencement of our Ponttifiote, we, with whom rests the government of the entire r Oberch, have already pointed out to peoples Sand princew, tossed by a severe tempest, the s port of safety, so, at this moment of supreme peril, (gain, and with emotion, we lift up our c apostolo voice to ask and beseech them, 1m the name of their own interest, and of the uafety of states, to takelfor their instruotor the Church , which has taken snuhob a gret part in promot ong the publle prosperity of nations, and to ro cono;r.s that the relations of government andia e religion are so intimately conneoted, that, Swhatever the letter ie deprived of, so far dim r loishes the submission of eubjects and the Smajesty of power. And when they shall have recognized that t the Church of Jesus Christ poeleses, for avert b ing the plague of sooialism, a power which is t to be found neither in human laws, nor in magesterial repressions, nor in the arms of e soldiers, let them at length reestablish that a Chorch tn the condition, and with the liberty, d of whioc she is in need in order to exercise d her salutary itlllence on the entire hnmen I society. e As te you, venerable brethren, who under i stand the origin and the nature of the evile e ccooumulated in the world, apply yourselves with all toe erdoor and all the strength of your minds to deeply instil the Catholic doe trine, and make it penetrate into the souls of , all men. Ant so that all, from their tenderest years, e shall be aoonstomod to have a filiel love for s God, to reverence His will, to show deference to the majesty of princes and to the laws, to 0 abstain from all covetousness, and to preserve a faithfully the order which God has establish e ed as well in clvil as in domestio society. You it most also take care that the children of the a Catholic Church shoald not enrol themselves it in the execrable sent, and should not assist It is in any way, but on the contrary should show 5e by their good actions and their straightfor d ward conduct in all things, how stable and le happy would human society be it all its members distinguished themselves by their 0 virtues and by the regularity of their con is duot. And, so the follnwers of sooiallsm are reoruit ," ed obiefly amocgst men engaged in the aiffer it eot industrieu, or those wbh labor for their t, hire, and who,, di.satisfied with the conditlon 1- of working men, are more easily entioed by it the allurwement of richis and the promise of r wealth, i. appears opportune to us to encoor it age th f.,rmo.ton if .ooneties of working men ad of sitiir. wLichI, est.tohlisthed undler the ,I a'tr oigu tf rrliKi,.n, agr colcilnLud to render t"all their her bet ,,l C )ncti,:rt wj'hl t!oir lot and y' raeiln''i ti, I.i',r, ;t-1 l.,l tl,o ni t, spend a 1 i , , - a . t o t u i l t re a h :.i 1 f ,. l',i' it-, veu.i b' t,re'rrn, to whom we &r, ar ,,l,'o;-.i I ref",r the Lhrizn1111 rg ar~ thesO0 - ; . id ,...,4 if ;uli ',, ol, trity favor our uideltskings. W',, li'avt" >, al lito nal rotivu for hopes in y, prp pt 'a :n' th-. so dy·., when we are .f onlebral,,,:t m eaiv r..-cry of the birth of Oar ly L inrd; for CUri.t wh ., beingO boro, brought a t. iow salvsatin to the wrl.l already old, and o almost in a state of d:solotiou owing to the is extremity of it evils , rdains that we also f sihould hope for it. 'Fir "the hand of tbe Lord it is nut shortened Ihat it cannot save, neither is l- irs ear heavy that it cannot hbear." u- In these sacred days we wie you, venerable u- brethren, and the faithful of your hurobhes, *n every happiness and every joy ; and We fe at vestly implore of Him who gives all good gifts as to men toat there may appear anew to me the goodness and the hemalty of God our ly Saviour, who, after bering seetobed as froms in the power of our most terrible enemy, has lift. of ed m up to the very tealted dignity of ohild ty ren. And in order that we may eoutolr more me readily and more fully inta bth eojsyment of these wishes. Join your prayers to Oere in ina f voking God's mere. and ask the patronage tt n the Blessed Virgin Mary, Immaculate from her ivry beginni.ng, ad of Joseph, her spose, aond __of tue blesedApostles Peter-nd Peel. Ia or whose suffrages we have all confdeooe. eesn i. while, as a pledge of the Divine gifts. we give to from the deotbh of our heart in the Lard, the a, Apostolis Benediotion to you, venerable m brethern, your clergy, and to all the falthfat people. 9, Given at Rome, near L. Peter's, '2th Deces m her, l.,-, the first yearse of our Pontitioate. y Lao XIII, Pore. . Irish linen, at low priose. See Bse sta' tl erd emsen. 0o2 L'th pogs.