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4 Cl g'^1^ ji'Bt^igiwjii 't" wsjSB^a.' AMERICAN NEWS. Jesuit Goes to Alaska.—Rev. John B. Sifton, S. J., who has had charge of St. Stephen's Indian mission in central Wyoming for several years, has been sent by his superiors to the missions in Alaska. Father Sifton has done splendid work among the Indians of Wyoming. He speaks sev eral Indian tongues and several mod ern languages. Author to Be a Nun.—Mrs. Mary Henry-Ruffin, the well-known Catholic writer, and author of several popular books, was received recently into the Order of Sisters of Charity at Em mitsburg, Md. She will be known as Sister Mary. Her daughter entered the convent some months ago. Samoan Princess in Academy.— Among the pupils attending the Notre Dame Academy, Baltimore, is Prin cess Tampau Malu, grand-daughter of the late Malietoa Laupepa, King of Samoa. She is seventeen years of age. For many generations back her ancestors were chiefs of small islands in the Samoa group. Helena Cathedral.--We learn that the new Cathedral at Helena, Mont., will be dedicated before the end of the year. Bishop Carroll's Cathedral is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture to be seen in this country. Its cornerstone was laid about three years ago, and its cost is about $500,000. Honors Won by Indian School.— Last spring the Commissioner of In dian Affairs at Washington offered medals for the best composition on "Tuberculosis: Its Origin and Treat ment." The various Indian tribes throughout the United States were required to enter into the competi tion. The pupils of Saint Agnes' Academy, Ardmore, Okla., returning to school were delighted to learn that they have won the second and third firizes with a personal letter to each from Commissioner Valentine. 25,000 Catholic Young Men.—At the thirty-eighth annual convention of the Catholic Young Men's National Union in Buffalo recently the report of Na tional Secretary J. Connor French, of Trenton, N. J., showed a total of 118 affiliated societies, a gain of four since the last convention. These or ganizations represent a membership of 25,000 Catholic young men. It was decided to establish night schools wherever possible, to hold a special convention at San Francisco in 1915 and to begin at once the issue of an official organ. To Help Teachers.—Father Kasel, rector of Pio Nono College, Mil waukee, announces that at the recent convention of the Catholic Teachers' Society at St. Francis, a special or ganization was formed for the pur pose of aiding indigent students to prepare for teachers and organists, %nd for promoting the cause of the Catholic lay teacher generally. Boston Enrollment. This year more than 60,000 children were en rolled in the parish schools of the Archdiocese of Boston. St. Ignace Academy Mourns.—The chapel of the Ursuline Academy of Qur Lady of the Straits, St. Ignace, Mich., was recently the scene of the burial services of its Superioress and Foundress, Rev. Mother M. Angela, one of the brave band who fifty-two years ago laid the foundation of that now flourishing college. Late Admiral, a Catholic.—Admiral Lucien Young, U. S. N., who died in New York late in September, had been honored with many rewards for gallantry and patriotic service during his career in the navy. The admiral was a staunch Catholic and an ardent defender of the Faith. His funeral was held from the Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, with all the rites of the Catholic Church. The remains of Ad miral Young were transported to Washington, where final services were held with military honors. The inter ment took place in the National Ceme tery at Washington. Bishop Gallagher Dedicates.—The Church of the Immaculate Concep tion, the monastery, and the school, recently built by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Galveston, Texas, were dedicated and blessed on Sunday, October 5, the Feast of the Holy Rosary. The Right Reverend N. A. Gallagher, Bishop of Galveston, as sisted by twelve priests, performed the ceremonies of dedication. Twen ty-two Fourth Degree Knights of Co lumbus in full regalia, acted as a guard of honor to the Bishop. In the afternoon, about 5 o'clock, the cere mony of blessing the new church bell was held, Bishop Gallagher officiating. Gift of a Non-Catholic.—St. Vin cent's Orphanage, erected at a cost of $125,000 as an orphans' home for the Diocese of Rockford, 111., was dedi cated last week by Bishop Muldoon, as sisted by more than fifty priests. The first Mass in the new orphanage chapel was said by Rev. Clemens Kal velage, of Freeport, who founded a Utile orphanage, which has grown into the present institution. The erection of the new building was made possi ble by the bequest of a non-Catholic, John Butler Taylor, jif Rockford, who left about $75,000 to the new institu tion. $15,000 in Charity.—Under the pro visions of the will of the late Michael Murphy, of East St. Louis, Father Dempsey's Hotel for Workingmen of St Louis receives $1,250, and numer ous other charitable institutions and Catholic churches and societies, sim ilar benefits. In all $15,000 is be queathed to such institutions, but they do not become beneficiaries until after the death of the testator's sister, Cath erine Murphy, for whom, the estate is lefC in truBt 1 '*wa«"ci'»ii|f ^iw»i' w^'usai n' a^i LANDS, Paulists in Portland.—At the invi tation of Archbishop Christie the Paulist Fathers of New York have taken charge of a parish for the Ital ian Catholics in East Portland. A building site has been acquired, and Rev. Guy F. Quinan, C. S. P., has ar rived in Portland to take charge of the new foundation. At present the only Italian parish is that of St. Michael's, which is in charge of the Jesuit Fathers, and has a church and well attended school. Nazareth Centenary.—On October 15 the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Ky. observed the^centenary of their foun dation in America. While it was ob served in a quiet, religious and fes tive manner, its observance, neverthe less, had a national as well as a local character, as behooves the interstate character of a religious congregation, now numbering more than 830 Sisters, 16 academic institutions, 51 parish schools, instructing nearly 15,000 pupils, and conducting hospitals, homes, infirmaries, orphanages in the states of Arkansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, besides all over Kentucky. Priests in the Far North.—Dr. De laney in the Propagation of the Faith tells us that, between Athabaska and the Arctic Ocean there are fifty priests who travel long distances on snow shoes carrying their portable altars who think nothing of sleeping in blankets before a fire of logs night after night when the weather is 60 degrees below zero, with the canopy of heaven for shelter. Saint Clara College.—On Wednes day, October* 9th, Miss Agnes Doyle, dramatic reader, gave a recital in the Auditorium at Saint Clara College, Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. She was as sisted by Miss Anna Holahan, so prano. Miss Doyle's power of imper sonation was specially strong in the Irish lyrics, and in French dialect poems of Drummond. New Mother General of Franciscans. —Sister Lucy, Mother Superior of the St. Joseph's Hospital of Menominee, Mich., has been elected Mother Gen eral of the Franciscan Order in the United States. The Motherhouse is at Peoria, and Sister Lucy will be located there. She was there to at tend the elections, which are held every three years, and will not return to Menominee. Academy for Colored Girls.—St. Rita's School, j3t. Louis, Mo., is a new convent and school for colored girls established by the Oblate Sis ters of Providence. Priest a Deputy Sheriff.—The Rev. James B. Curry, pastor of St. James' Church in James street, New York City, has been appointed a special deputy sheriff by Sheriff Harburger. Father Curry is probably the first priest in the history of the city to receive such an appointment. The appointment was made in order to facilitate Father Curry's efforts to keep disreputable characters out of the district in which St. James' Church is located. In this work Father Curry has been very success ful, and the improved condition of the district is due in a very large measure to his energetic work. Diamond Jubilee.—This year St. Peter's Church, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., will celebrate its diamond jubilee, No vember 24, 25 and 26, and at the same time will be kept the golden jubilee of the establishment of the Sisters of Charity in the parish. St. Mary's Seminary.—St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, opened this year with an enrollment of 270 stu dents, and 20 more of St. Joseph's Seminary. In the St. Mary Seminary enrollment are represented about forty dioceses. EUROPEAN NEWS. A Fifteenth Century Find.—Mr. Alfred Pope, F. S. A., of Wrackleford House, Dorset, has just found the octagonal shaft of a fifteenth century cross embedded length-wise in the churchyard wall at Charminster. Anglican Rector a Convert.—The Rev. A. E. Caldecott, M. A., Anglican rector of Drewsteignton, Devon, was received into the Catholic Church on Saturday, September 28th, by the Very Rev. Canon Higgins, at St. Augus tine's Priory, Newton Abbot. Parochial Schools in London.—In East London, there are a thousand children who are unable to obtain ad mission in the parochial schools be cause of lack of accommodation. For Beatification.—The Holy See has authorized the introduction of the Cause for beatification and canoniza tion of Mother Mary Augustine Aiken head, Foundress of the Irish Sisters of Charity. Bishop Donnelly, Auxiliary of Dublin, has, as president of the diocesan court, issued a notice calling for any writings of Mother Mary as a detail of the preparations for the in troduction at Rome of the cause of her beatification. Doctor Mannix Consecrated.— Bishop-elect Dr. Mannix, Coadjutor to the Archbishop of Melbourne, Aus tralia, was consecrated at Maynooth, Ireland, October 5th. New Head for Canadian College.— Rev. Fr. Clarkson, O. S. B., rector at Brownedge, Preston, England, has been appointed head of the Benedic tine new Canadian College. Missionaries in the Congo.—Father Dolan, a Congo missionary recently lecturing in England, stated that of 600 missionaries sent there, no fewer than 200 had perished whilst at their work. There were, he said, about 350 Protestant missionaries in the Congo, THE CATHOLIC BULLETIN, OCT. 26, 1912. but they had only ten to fifteen thou sand members in their churches com pared with nearly sixty thousand cop verts to the Catholic Faith. Glasgow Catholic Institute Opened. —The formal opening of the Glasgow Catholic Institute took place on Mon day, September 23, the opening cere 'mony being performed by his Grace the Archbishop of Chersona. The large reading room of the Institute, in which the proceedings were held, was crowded. The guiding thought of those who had founded the Institute had been that if once a goodly number of the Catholics of the West of Scot land could be got to meet together in social relations, the habit of working together would follow. There was need of a centre not only for the city, but for the whole Archdiocese. They knew that the Catholics of the Arch diocese numbered about 400,000 and needed only thorough organization to become a power for good in many ways heretofore neglected. $20,000 for Church and Mission.-— Under the will of Mrs. Amy Amor Auld, of East Bergholt, Suffolk, Eng land, who left an unsettled estate val ued at nearly $40,000, $15,000 is be queathed .to the Bishop of Northamp ton for the erection of a Catholic Church at Southwold, and $5,000 for a mission at Southwold. Mass in Norway's Capital.—A spe cial Mass, said recently in St. Olaf's Church, Christiania, Norway, was at tended by one hundred and twenty five of the men from the warships Lion, Indefatigable and Invincible. English hymns were sung, the sailors joining in heartily. New Head of Italian Society.—The President of the Italian Volksvereln or People's Association, Signor Nechi, has resigned his position, and the Holy Father has appointed Count Delia Torre to the post. Historian Honored.—The distin guished historian, Rev. Dr. Pastor, author of "The History of the Popes," recently on the occasion of his silver jubilee as University professor, re ceived the rare "Militia Aurea" of the Order of the Golden Spur, in Vienna. Catholic Congress in New Zealand. —There is to be a great Catholic Con gress at Wellington, New Zealand, in February, 1915. The preceding Aus tralasian Congresses have taken place at Sydney, September, 1900 Mel bourne, 1904, and Sydney, September, 1909. Most Rev. Archbishop Redwood, of Wellington, who is the guest of Archbishop Ireland this week, is now laying plans for the forthcoming Con gress in Wellington. A Noted Catholic Gathering.—Ten years ago anti-clericalism held full sway in all the Castelli Romani, as the towns on the Alban Hills are called, and in the towns on the Sabine slopes as well. The sixth annual Congress of the Catholics of Trivoli gave very gratifying evidence of a change in this respect. Some twenty thousand persons, with three hundred banners ahd twenty bands, assembled in the Villa Braschi. Forty towns and vil lages were represented at the Con gress. The Right Rev. Mgr. Vettori, Bishop\of Tivoli, celebrated Mass in the open in the Villa. After Mass sev eral excellent discourses were deliv ered to the vast multitude present, and then the whole body marched in processional order through the gaily decorated town to the Cathedral. Not a discordant note was heard. In the afternoon sessional meetings were held and provision was made for further effort on the lines of religious, social, and economic reform, which have done so much for the Catholic cause in Italy during the past few years. A special call was made to all present, urging them to support the Catholic Press. A Turkish Massacre.—Details havp come to light of the massacre at the Christian village of Heimeli, in Skutari vilayet, on September 5. An officer, Ali Effendi, with 1,000 men and Bashi-Bozouks, fell upon the village at night. The Christians of Zadruna has tened to the rescue. The Turks, hear ing of their approach, massacred fif teen bound men, tore out their eyes, chopped off their feet, and cleft their skulls, wounded many other persons, and killed several old people in tlieir beds. Dublin Charity Organization.—The oldest charitable society in Dublin is the Dublin Sick and Indigent Room keepers' Society, which has a record of one hundred and twenty-two years' noble work. 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