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Bishop of Cheyenne to Build School.
—A bill is before the United States Senate authorizing the Secretary of War to sell to the Diocese of Chey enne sixty acres of land in the Fort D. A. Russell military reservation, on which the Bishop of Cheyenne con templates the erection of a school for educational purposes. American Eucharistic Congress to Meet in Cincinnati.—In the autumn of this year the fifth Eucharistic Con gress of the United States is to be held in Cincinnati. In preparation for it, the Archbishop of Cincinnati has directed that a mission be given in every parish. THECH RLANDS AMERICAN NEWS. Dr. Russell of Washington Made Monsignor.—The Rev. Dr. W. T. Rus sell, rector of St. Patrick's Church, Washington, has been raised to the rank of Domestic Prelate by His Holi ness, Pope Piux X. This gives him the title of Monsignor and is a recogni tion of his services to religion. He is a native of Baltimore where he was born in 1863. He was ordained in 1889. After five years' service as pastor of Hyattsville, Md., he was ap pointed secretary to Cardinal Gibbons, in which capacity he acted for four teen years. After the death of Dr. Stafford he was made Irremovable Rector of St. Patrick s Church. Catholic Appointed to Supreme Court of Massachusetts.—Joseph F. Quinn of Salem has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. He was born in 1857, and graduated from the University of Ottawa, Can., and the Boston University Law School. He is Vice-President of the Essex County Bar Association. Brooklyn Home for Working Girls.— The Catholic Woman's Association of Brooklyn, N. Y., has opened a home for working girls. In it regular class instruction in helpful subjects for the advancement of women will be given. Cardinal Gibbons Favors Teaching of Irish History in Parochial Schools of Baltimore Diocese.—Cardinal Gib bons has promised the Ancient Order of Hibernians that he will urge the teaching of Irish history in the paro chial schools of the Diocese of Balti more. His aid is a great gain for the cause. Catholic Books in Library of District of Columbia Catalogued.—A list of the Catholic books in the public library of the District of Columbia has been printed. It gives the names of about 1,500 volumes. It was made under the auspices of the Catholic Converts' League and of the Children of Mary. Miss Lasker, the chief cataloguer of the library, is a Catholic and helped to get up the list. Father Dempsey "Hotel" for New Orleans.—Rev. Peter Wynhoven, the zealous assistant Chancellor of the Diocese of New Orleans, with the aid of St. Louis Cathedral Conference of St. Vincent de Paul, proposes to open a hotel for workingmen very much on the same plan as the famous Father Dempsey's hotel, which has proved such a benefaction in the motal uplift ing of the vagrant class of men. Bishop Forest of San Antonio Seri ously III.—The Rt. Rev. Bishop John Anthony Forest, D. D., of the Diocese of San Antonio, Tex., is seriously ill He was consecrated Bishop October 28, 1895. He is at Santa Rosa infirm ary under the care of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word. The physicians hold out no hope for his ultimate re eovery. Hon. Charles J. Bonaparte to Enter Journalism.—Announcement was made that Charles J. Bonaparte, Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General of the Roosevelt administration, will en ter jounalism as contributing editor of the Baldtimore Sun. He is presi dent of the National Municipal League Catholic Social Union of Milwaukee to Distribute Anti-Socialistic Litera ture.—The Catholic Social Union of Milwaukee, consisting of fourteen German Catholic churches, has an nounced that it will take up the So cialist method of distributing propa ganda literature in Milwaukee. This literature will be issued for the pur pose of fighting the Social Democrats. An organized attack on Socialism will be carried' on by the Catholic Social Union, according to its own announce ment. Catholic Home for Working Girls Projected.—Dayton, Ohio, is soon to have a Catholic home for working girls. Plans will soon be brought to perfection and the new home estab lished. This home is made possible through the generosity of Miss Jose phine Schwind of River street, who is widely known for her practical works of benevolence. Long ago, seeing the need of. a home for working girls, she offered the local church authorities the magnificent sum of twenty thou sand dollars for the establishment of such a home. Catholic Church Burned.—Holy Ro sary Catholic Church at Alliance, Neb., was totally destroyed by fire on Feb ruary 9. The loss on the building is between $4,000 and $5,000, covered by insurance. Several valuable paintings and the beautiful new altar and stat uary were totally ruined. A. new church will be erected at once. Holy Name Federation of New Jer sey Advocates Abolition of Divorce.— The Newark Diocesan Federation of the Holy Name Society, at its annual meeting February 19 in St. Rose of Lima School Hall, went on record as advocating the abolition of divorce in New Jersey by adopting a resolution to that effect and formulating somts drastic plans for curbing the many evils said to exist in the moving pic ture theatres. The meeting was at tended by nearly 600 delegates, repre senting* a membership of 75,000 men. Memorial Tablet to Late Mgr. Keogh of Milwaukee.—The congregation or St. John's Cathedral, Milwaukee, will erect a bronze tablet to the memory of their late rector, the Rt. Rev. James J. Keogh. It will be installed in the corridor of St. John institute. The tablet-will bear a profile of Mgr. Keogh and will have an inscription setting forth the work that he did for St, John's Cathedral during his long pas torate. It is the purpose of the con suitors to have plaster replicas of the tablet made when the bronze is cast, so that the people of the congregation may be supplied at small cost. Hibernians Seek to Bar Offensive Irish Postcards From the Mails.—-Post master General Hitchcock has re ceived a petition from the Ancient Order of Hibernians asking him to take steps to prevent the circulation through the mails of postcards often sive to the Irish race. In the petition it is set forth that St. Patrick's day is seized upon by the enemies of the Celts to slander the race, individual members of which have no redress, save through an appeal to the postal authorities. To Raise Funds for Columbus Mem orial.—A grand fete and concert to raise funds to establish a Christopher Columbus memorial was given in the ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria on February 28 under the auspices of the Countess Leary. That there are memorials of various kinds to nearly all of our national heroes, and that the discoverer of America has re mained unhonored by the United States is a matter which the Countess Leary feels should be remedied. A brilliant ball followed the concert. Golden Jubilee of Newfoundland Re ligious.—In the parish church at Pla centia, Newfoundland, the Rev. Mother Joseph O'Dowd recently celebrated the golden jubilee of her entrance into re ligious life. The celebration had to be postponed from September, be cause Archbishop Howley and the par ish priest, Monsignor Reardon, were then away attending the Eucharistic Congress. Boston Choral Society Organized.— A Catholic Choral Society was organ ized at the Cathedral of Boston last week by Archbishop O'Connell. Lenten Mid-Day Mass for Workers. —Mid-day Mass will be celebrated every week day of Lent at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, New York. Mass commences at 12:15 and is over at 12:45, thus giving working people every chance to reach the church in time and to return to their work. Large crowds have always been in attend ance, thus testifying to the popularity of the service at the noon hour. At this church a Mass for night workers is celebrated every Sunday at 2:30 a. m. Toronto "Rosary Hall Association.1 —The Catholics of Toronto, Canada, have formed a society called the Ros ary Hall Association, for the purpose of securing and maintaining a club or residence for girls and women earn ing their own living, to assist them in obtaining employment and also to es tablish a day nursery for the children of working women. The board of pro visional directors is composed of men and women prominent in the Catholic life of the city and the work is pro gressing with the approval and prac tical sympathy of the Archbishop. Former Franciscan Provincial Dead. —The Very Rev. Justin Hiltermann, at one time Provincial of the eastern province of Franciscans, died recently in St. Michael Hospital, Newark, N. J., in his seventy-third year. He was born in Hanover, Germany, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1862. He came to this country In 1881. After serving one term as Provincial he became a teacher of philosophy and theology in St. Bonaventura Monas tery in Paterson, where he remained until he became ill a few months ago. Bill to Abolish Divorce Before Leg islature of Massachusetts.—A hearing was given the other day on the bill for the abolition of divorce in Massa chusetts, presented to the Legislature by the American Federation of Cath olic Societies of the Archdiocese of Boston. The gist of the bill is in the first section, which reads: "From and after the passage of this act no divorce from the bond of matrimony shall be granted in this Commonwealth for any cause whatever." Archbishop THE CATHOLIC BULLETIN, MARCH 11, 1911 O'Connell, who is deeply interested in the passage of the bill, was unable to be present, but was represented by Rev. Dr. Patrick J. Supple of St. John's Church, Roxbury. The case of the petitioners was in charge of Henry V. Cunningham, chairman of the Bal lot Law Commission. He introduced Dr. Supple, who spoke for the bill from the standpoint of morals. There were several opponents of the bill at the hearing, who gave reasons why it should not be considered. Bishop Prendergast Administrator of Archdiocese of Philadelphia.—With Archbishop Ryan's death the Rt. Rev. Edmond F. Prendergast, D. D., V. G., Titular Bishop of Scillio and Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, becomes Ad ministrator of the Archdiocese until a successor to Archbishop Ryan is ap pointed. Monument to Archbishop' Ryan.— Plans are already under way to erect a monument to the memory of Arch bishop Ryan. At first it was thought that the work would be done by the Holy Name Society. Later, however, it was decided to allow the public gen erally to participate in erecting a fit ting memorial to the late Archbishop. Archbishop Ryan Leaves Estate to His Successor.—The will of the late Archbishop Ryan has been probated. The personal estate of the Archbishop, valued at $4,031, is left to his suc cessor, with the furniture and library at the Archiepiscopal residence. The Archbishop left no real estate. Father Aylward of London, Ont., Made Monsignor.—Rev. J. T. Aylward of London, Ont., was invested with the insignia of his new honor of Monsignor in the Cathedral of the Diocese on Wednesday, February 15, Bishop Fal lon presiding. A large gathering of the priests of the vicinity and from outside districts witnessed the cere mony. Former Governor Carroll of Mary land Dead.—John Lee Carroll, Gov ernor of Maryland from 1876 to 1880, died in Washington February 27 after a long illness. He was a direct de scendant of Charles Caroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Mr. Carroll was born in Homewood, near Baltimore, September 30, 1830. He was a great grandson of Charles Car roll of Carrollton, and like his eminent ancestor, was a practical Catholic. His education was received in Georgetown College, Washington, D. C., and St. Mary's College, Emmetsburg, Md., and Harvard Law School. He was admit ted to the bar in 1851. From 1867 to 1871 he was state senator. For many years Mr. Carroll was general presi dent of the Society of Sons of the Revolution. The funeral services took place at the cathedral, Baltimore, on March 2, the celebrant being Mgr. T* S.. Carroll, rector of St. Matthew's Church, Washington, relative of the deceased. 1 Dr. Turner's Lectures on Aristotre.— Rev. William Turner, S. T. D., for many years Professor of Philosophy at the St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., but now Professor of the History of Philosophy at the Catholic University, Washington, and Editor of the Catholic University Bulletin, gave a brilliant series of public lectures at Brooklyn, N. Y., under the auspices of the Brook lyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, on "Aristotle and His Influence in Modern Times." On January 6, he lectured on "Aris totle's Life" January 13, "Aristotle as Founder of Logic" January 20, "Aris totle as a Psychologist and Metaphysi cian" January 27, "Aristotle's Eth ics" February 3, "Aristotle in Rela tion to Medieval Christianity" Febru ary 10, "Aristotle and the Humanists. It is hoped that the entire series will appear in book form before long. Silver Jubilee of Rev. Joseph V* Tracy of Boston.—On February 24, the Rev. Joseph V. Tracy, Permanent Rec tor of the Church of St. Columbkille, Brighton, Mass., celebrated the twenty fifth anniversary of his ordination to the Holy Priesthood. The children of his parochial school made a suitable presentation in honor of the occasion and a complimentary entertainment was tendered him by his parishioners. Father Tracy is well known to many of the priests of the Diocese of St. Paul where he spent several years in parochial work after his ordination. A Former St. Paul Priest in the Texas Panhandle.—The Rev. George J. Reid, formerly professor of sacred Scripture and Hebrew in the St. Paul Seminary, is now located at Childress, Texas, in the Diocese of Dallas. He is the only priest ministering to the spir itual needs of the scattered Catholics of five counties. One of his most prom, ising missions is a colony of thirty five German families and it is the only one that has a Catholic school. The nearest priest is a hundred miles away, and his Bishop is two hundred and fifty. EUROPEAN NEWS. Priests for Foreign Missions.—$or ty-one young priests left the Paris Foreign Mission Seminary lately for the Far East. Twelve went to China, five to Tonkin, one to Japan, two to Korea, three to Manchuria, one to Thibet, three to Burmah, five to India, six to Cochin, China, one to Siam, one to Malacca and one to Laos. God speed them and may the cheerful sac rifice of these young French mission aries bring to their native land a special help from the all-powerful God of nations. 4 wr**-'KH« V. Catholics of Germany Voice Protest. —A protest against Mayor Nathan's speech recently, attacking the Papacy comes in the shape of an address to the Pope signed by 11,750,000 Catho lics in Germany, who will show their indignation in a practical way by re fusing to visit Home during the coming celebration. Centenarian Priest Still Active.— The oldest priest in France is Canon Gadenne, parish priest of Roches, where he celebrated his 105th birthday on New Year's. He is in excellent health and still capable of fulfilling most of the duties of his post, but he declares his great age has caused him no little inconvenience and expense. Cardinal Martinelli Protector of Sis ters of Charity.—Cardinal Martinelli has' been named by the Holy Father Protector of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Ky. Eastern CoNege Destroyed by Fire. The large French college at Khar put, Turkish Armenia, managed by the Capuchin Fathers of Toulouse, has been destroyed by fire. There were 400 students at the institution. Cardinal Vannutelli to Represent Pope at King George's Coronation.— It is said that Cardinal Vincent Van nutelli will represent the Sovereign Pontiff, Pius X., at King George's cor onation, and will bear the Pope's auto graph letter to the king, together with a gift for the queen. Historic Church Closed'.—The his toric French church of St. Louis de France, in London, has been closed for want of means. It was established in 1799, when 8,000 priests, 30 Bishops and 2,000 laymen and many nuns wore driven from France and' sought refuge in London. Old Irish Dominican College in Lis bon.—The Irish College of Copo Santo, at Lisbon, which belongs to the Irish Dominicans, was founded in 1615. The great earthquake of Lisbon in 1775 de molished it, killing four Dominicans. It was rebuilt at a cost of $200,000. German Government Own* Most Costly Bible.—It is said! the most costly book in existence is the Hebrew Bible own* "V ment. Th y Sew offered: $1L i ,( tar it •». Cardinal dot Young Me oi Henve una*.. ening the Hta uiU a./ne'r New Life of Lather.—Prof. Dr. Hart man Grisar, S. J., the learned Jesuit, is publishing a life of Luther, -in which he eschews all polemics it is an ex position of the physical, moral, intel lectual and spiritual Luther from first sources, and is, though uncom pleted, attracting universal attention. International Catholic Defence Un ion and Press Agency.—A movement is on foot to organize an International Catholic Defense Union with, also, a Press Agency. The Irish Episcopate has informed its promoters that, while the Irish Hierarchy approves of the object of the proposed union, especial ly of an international Catholic press agency, they cannot approve of the detailed constitution of the union till it has been submitted and approved by the Holy See. Superior of Famous Grand St/Ber nard Monks Dead.—Canon Camille Carron, Superior of the Grand St. Ber nard Monks, died at Martigny at the age of fifty-nine years, after con trolling the destinies of the St. Ber nard and Simplc-n Hospices, which be long to the St. Augustine Monks, for the last twenty-five years. During this period the Canon saved the lives of hundreds of travelers on the two passes, and entertained many thou sands others without asking a penny at the hospices. He reconstructed the Simplon route to make it fit for car riage traffic, created a motor car serv ice from Aosta to provision the St. Bernard Hospice, had telephone sta tions built on the St. Bernard Pass to help distressed travelers, improved the breed of the famous dogs as well as their training, and kept up the tra ditional hospitality of the Order. Centenary of Presentation Convent, Car low.—The centenary of the Presen tation Convent, Carlow, was celebrat ed in the Cathedral of that town on Wednesday. The celebration brought together great numbers of clerical and lay friends of the community. The history of the Presentation Nuns since their house was established in Carlow in 1811 is an unbroken record of splen did work done in the cause of religion and charity. Their success as teach ers has been particularly marked, and in this department they have con ferred untold benefits on the children of the poor. The ceremonies in the cathedral were presided over by the Most Rev! Dr. Foley, Bishop of Kil dare and Leighlin. A sermon dealing with the history of the community was preached by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Murphy, P. P., V. G., Maryborough. Large European Parishes.—The Dio cese of Breslau is the most extensive in Germany, and it can also lay claim tOj the possession of the largest par ishes. A glance at the parochial re ports for the year 1910 will give some idea of the gigantic pastoral activity developed in Upper Silesia, whose pop ulation consists! largely of Poles and other Slavs. In St Hedwig's parish, Koenigshuette, there were registered c' 1,435 baptisms, 662 burials and 211 marriages in St. Barbara's parish the figures were 1,731 baptisms, 798 bu rials, 252 marriages, 540 sick visits and 105,000 Holy Communions for Bogut schuetz the figures were 1,358, 648, 1§2, 635 and 91,500 for Schoppinitz, 994, 482, 134, 630 and 173,305. Several other parishes show similar results. To appreciate the significance of these figures it must be borne in mind that the Diocese of Breslau is anything but priest-ridden, and that nearly every parish priest is at the same time local school inspector, spiritual director of a number of societies and chairman of the church committee. Immense Statue of St. Joseph Crowns Mountain Peak.—An immense statue of Saint Joseph buflt of rein forced cement has been erected on a mountain peakjiear the celebrated Puy du Dome in France. The height of the statue of fifty feet, and of its pedestal thirty while its weight is given as eighty tons. Excavation at Nazareth.—At the sacred home of Jesus, Nazareth', Fa ther Kersting is excavating to lay bare a church built by the Crusacters under the workshop of St. Joseph. Priest Explorer Makes Valuable Arabian Chart.—From Vienna comes the news that the famous priest ex plorer, Dr. Alois MusiT, has laid the first chart of Northern Arabia before the Vienna Academy of Sciences. The chart is one of the most important results of the extremely dangerous ex pedition made by the courageous priest into' the unexplored regions of Arabia two years ago. This is Musil's second contribution to the cartography of mys terious Araby, his first being a de tailed mapr of Arabia Petraea. 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Roman Scnooi of Music Opened.—On Feb. 5, the High School for Gregorian Music was opened in Rome, The ec clesiastical celebration took place in the Church of S. Giovanne e Petronio. It has thirty students.. ... Papal Decree Regarding Lay Bro thers Issued.—A recent decree of the S. 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