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MEETS PRAYS WITH GEN. MULCAHY Tolls of Re- by Opposing l,eaders. ---..--.__. W. C. News Service) March 23.--"St. Pat- of Ireland, pray for us; patroness of Ireland. Inert and wonlen who pray for us." W. Mundelein of of Chicago moved at the St. Patrick's the Ancient Order of Ladies' Auxiliary, how Eamon de Irish Republicans, mini:ter of de- of the h'ish Free knelt side by side recited together the and protection lnen will not prove trust," sa:d the Arch- speaker at the cele- the courage to make Present day conditions in Isle. Strange Meeting short while ago," "by the only per- this meeting be- and Mulcahy. This how these two lead- opposed in principle, each other; how on their knees and said and added at the end, of Ireland, pray patroness of Ire- q all ye holy men and for Ireland, pray for Convinced,', the Arch- "that the opposing their leaders, intentions and ;fro,is for their coun- strive for inde- ire groping for some difficulty.,' Only Want voiced the opinion man, who would have "knock their heads to- unite all Irishmen in 'and united effort. He is dampened by the past. So many passed into eter- have been laid s; and the pity of it is of them have perished warfare. through her birth been long de- seven centuries. of the newer countries nationhood by prema- Order , to serve the ex- COnqueror but labor- agonizing, even now. wreckage. Collins Griffith and Har- men all of them Price Erin must pay Peace. Criticism ago, you will the withholding of in the affairs the people should themselves. same opinion. Ireland looks among the na- Well, at least children gone from a united band of well yrnpathizers, even at home may be While. the end of these differ- and that Ireland will and rich country." REMEDY FAMILY ROWS 27.--Burgess a Justice of the peace Years and a bachelor, Sore than L500 family tin, e, has just issued to Husbands," of being tired, nobody else gets have everything You, but you should for her. asks for money, Ask her what she When she tells you, can't do without it. and spend ten fo" cigars. an evening, stand and talk politics; it's, than to stay at home get up and make get up your , family is eating WORLD IS GUIDED BY PREJUDICE NOT BY REASON NewYork, March 27. l)eclaring it time to get rid of "the mess of acad- emic frills." and ultra-specialization that has been introduced into so many schools and colleges, l)r. Livingston Farrand, President of Cornell UTi- versity, in an address at a dinner i his honor at the Lotos Club, in New York, last week called for a re-as- sessment of the entire point of view' toward education. Drift From the Moral Because the supreme danger of the world lay in the tendency to drift away from moral and intellectual moorings, said Dr. Farrand, there has been no time since history was re- corded when the world was so much in need of the recognition o:f certain fundamental principles. "The highest purpose and privilege of the university and the college is to do what it can by the best means at its disposal to turn out citizens ca- pable of simple and sound reasoning and thinking," he continued. War's Reaction The reaction of the war has brought the world to such a state of confusion that the way out does not appear, said Dr. Farrand. "We are seeing a world that seems to be guid- ed by prejudice and not by reasoned conviction," he added. Deplores Lack of Reason It did not matter what tile thought of the country dealt in, he said, whether it was the Eighteenth Amend- ment, sumptuary laws or other mat- ters, the tendency seemed to be for people to express themselves in their laws by means of their prejudices and not their reasoned conviction. In a recent trip through the West, he said, he found the State Legislatures deal- ing almost invariably in restrictions of one sort and another on human liberty and the freedom of the in- dividual. Expression of Prejudice In Oklahoma they were discussing whether to nmke it H misdemeanor to teach evolution in the schools. In Oregon a law was passed forbidding a person to send a ehihl to other than the public schools. In Washington they were discussing punishment for failure to read the Bible in the schools and in Iowa the question troubling the people was whether sheets in hotel beds shouht be 6 or 7 feet long. The whole tendency of leg- islation seemed to be an expression of prejudice, he said. Such restrictive legislation depress- ed him, said Dr. Farrand, and such a condition made it necessary to re- value what it was that education was "driving at." Wand Leaders "Of course we hope to see the uni- versities turn out men who are com- petent to practise their profession and to engage in their business, but above all what we have got to recog- nize as the chief aim in education is turning out men who shall be able and ready to take their place in this democracy of ours and lead their lives guided by reason and not preju- dice." Would Train Judgment It was wrong, Dr. Farrand argued to continue any longer in the idea I that education was for training men I technically so that they might attain I emience in their particular field./ The idea that education could turn j out engineers or architects was all wrong, as the best that education could do was to turn out individuals ready to become engineers and archi- tects. What was needed, lie said, was a technical training with a funda- mental background so that when the individual left school he might be- come a man of sound judgment, who could reason on sound premises. Men needed to recognize the indis- putable importance of fundamental training on rumple lines, he said. What educators were looking forward to was not so much a mass of in- formation as it was to a system of clear thinking. College Tests The question of the increasing cost of education was a staggering one, he sfiid, pointing out that the average course at Cornell cost the college $5,000 a year, and the student $250, while some courses cost $1,000 and more. He touched upon the recent suggestions for the limitation of the number of students, and said that iu this field the educators still were groping. The old classical tests were faulty, he added., and the modern psychological tests admittedly experi- mental. When a college excluded all those who failed to pass the written tests, it was excluding some men who made the best stuff for citizenship, he add- ed, pointing out that Ulysses S. Grant was far from the head of his class at West Point, but 'was called to tile task of leading the Union armies after his fellow classmates with more brilliant records had failed. THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 1923 RECENT EXPULSION OF MSGR: FILIPPI ACTED ON IN ROME (N. C. W. C. Special Cahle) Rome, March 26.--Tile Congrega- tion of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical affairs has complete(t its investiga- lion of the recent expulsion of Msgr. Ernesto Filippi, former Apostolic Delegate to Mexico, from that coun- try. Msgr. Filippi's conduct, accord- ing to tile findings (if the congrega- tion, was irreproachable on that oc- casion. It is reported that he will soon be tendered a new appointnent, which will be in the nature of a pro- motion and will serve as an indica- tion of approval of his conduct in the Mexican affair. CALDEY MONKS END FIRST DECADE AS SONS OF THE CHURCH (By N. C. \\;V. News Service) London, March 15.--On the festival of St. Aelred, Cistercian Abbot of Rie- vaulx in Yorkshire, the Benedictine monks of Caldey Island in South Wales completed the first decade of their existence as religious of the Catholic Church. Adjuration Ten Years Ago Exactly ten years ago; there took p!aee in their small but beautiful ab- bey church, set on a green ishm(I in the niidst of tile Severn Sea, the unique ceremony of a company 6f habited and tonsured monks making their adjuration of Protestantism and FASC! TO CONFORM TO AMERICAN SPIRIT (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Washington, March 28.--The for- real statement 'of Ambassador Caetani warning his countrymen in the Unit- ed States that in organizing fasci they must avoid political activities and demonstrations of any kind, will it is expected, remove any apprehen'sion that might have existed as to the spread of t} ' fascisti movement l.lnl()l fr lads ill this cotlntry. The l.allan Ambassador, as a matter of fact, intimated that nmch more importance lind been given to the faseisti movement here than it de- served. At most it is regarded as probable that fascism can have only fall. a cultural significance for Italian LONDON NEWS NOTES (N. C. W. C. Special Cable) London, March 26.--The Catholic Women's Suffrage League. meeting for its annual conference here, passed a resolution calling upon the Govern- ment to abolish its present restric- tions, to give the parliamentary fran- chise to all women on the same condi- tions as men, which is universal adult suffrage. Under the present laws wo- men cannot vote until they have reached the age of thirty. Catholics, Anglicans and Free Churchmen Protest Only the force of united protest, dictated by the Christian conscience of the world, can save the lives of Archbishop Cieplak and the fourteen priests who are on trial in Moscow, charged with preventing the requisi- PAGE SEVEN the ceremony, has since laid down his high office of Abbot of Downside and has retired into the character of a simple monk. While Dora Columbia Marmion: who was authorized by tile Holy See to receive the convert monks into the Benedictine order, has only recently gone to his eternal reward. Anniversary for Nuns Too Only a few days later the tenth an- niversary of the conversion of the monks is followed by the tenth anna- JOE JUNG, Proprtot. GET RID OF THAT COLD Cleanse your system of the poison- ous Germs which cause Colds, Influ- enza, La Grippe, Fevers, etc., with BOND'S LIVER PILLS. One Pill at bedtime always brings prompt re- lief. Only 25c at all druggists. Re- fuse substitutes.Adv. tioning of Church treasures, accord- ing to a statement given the N. C. W. C. correspondent by a prominent pol- ish diplomat. Catholics, Anglicans and Free Churchmen in England have united in protesting against the per- secution of these Catholic ecclesias- tics by the Bolshevik. The Tablet Editor Very Ill James Milburn, editor of The Tab- let, one of England's most widely cir- culated Catholic weekly papers, has been renmved to a Catholic hospital for a serious operation, and little hope is expressed for his recovery. Mr. Milburn has been associated with The Tablet for twenty-eight years and was made editor-in-chief in 1920. He is in his sixty-third year. Canon'-- Barry Injured Canon William Barry, of 1,earning- ton, one of the most prominent Cath- olic literary men of England, was knocked down by a motorcycle last week and sustained a fractured thigh. Although he is in his seventy-sixth year, there is every hope for his re- covery. Catholic Peeress Di- Lady Acton, the wife o1: a well known Catholic peer and diplomat, and herself a convert, died last Week. The first I,ord Acton, father of the present peer, was regarded as an au- thority on historical subjects. BIRTHDAY OF PATRIARCH The largest, or at least one of the largest birthday cakes ever baked will be built for the oldest member of the Knights of Columbus, Patrick Mur- phy of Monument, Colorado, accord- ing to word received at K. of C. na- tional headquarters. Mr. Murphy will celebrate his 102nd birthday during Easter week and the Knights of Col- orado Springs and other towns will hold a large gathering in honor of the patriarch. The birthday cake will be more than four feet in diameter to provide standing room for the' 102 candles that will mark off Mr. Mur- phy's age. Patrick Murphy was one of the earliest pioneers in the Colo- rado country. He has been a farmer all his life. subjects residing in the United States, as it is primarily national. Not Political "The Ambassador," said the em- bassy statement. "emphasized that the fasci in the United Stateg, if they were to be formed, should not be po- litical, should abstain from parades or any action that might be contrary to the public sentiment, and shouid always conform to the laws and the spirit of the country which has ex- tended to them its hospitality, prov- ing thereby that Italians intend to act always toward the United States with perfect loyalty." Every advance in spiritual life has its corresponding dangers; every step that we rise nearer God anti,eases the depth of the gulf into which we may with the Catholic Cl'mrch and the Apostolic See of llome. Mucl has happened in the l)assmg of these ten years. The chief prelate who presided at tile ceremony, Mgr. y Mostyn, was then Bishop of Menevia. He is now Archbishop of Cardiff and I ROSE flTY BAKIY Metropolitan of tile whole of Wales. "4(./ l)om Cuthbert Butler, who assisted at wrHI MOST SANITARIr liAillIT" ,. 8li," C __ " " CbC._'ll Ill I versary of the nuns, who were re- ceived into the Church at the convent at Milford Haven. While the monks still occupy their old home, the nuns have established themselves in a new house, the historic home of the an- cient Catholic family of the Moystyns, which is now known as Talacre Ab- bey. The monks of Caldey have retained their independence, being subject to the oversight of the diocesan Bishop. The convert nuns, on the other hand, elected for affiliation with the Eng- lish Benedictine Congregation, and at a Chapter in 1921 were elected by the Benedictines into full membership of the English Congregation. 'BOLSHEVIST PLANS UNCHANGED, BELIEF AT THE CAPITOL (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Washington, D. C., March 26.--Sec- retary Hughes' frank statement re- iterating the American attitude to- ward Russia has cleared the air of much of the false sentimentality that exists in the United States with ref- erence to the government of that un- fortunate country. Most of this sen- timentality springs from the belief that the communist government of Moscow has been misjudged, that it has seen the error of its way and has reformed. The United States government has received no information to justify such a-conclusion. On the contrary the Russian leaders have not aban- doned the idea of a world revolution. We have the word of Trotzky who, addressing the congress of Russian Communist Youths last October, said: "That means, comrades, that revolu- tion is coming in Europe as well as in America, systematically, step by step, stubbornly and with gnashing of teeth in both camps. It will be long, protracted, cruel and sanguinary." i L I -- --- i Haler & Hornibrook VINTILATING AND ALL KINDS OF ROOFING i lONI MAIN 1q$$ i i iJ i . _ I A Iombstone of Beauty always exprmes to the passer-by  levi  wt which it wu selected. If you have an idea far eu a mub rial, wo will carry it to the last detail in amedamm wi yeur desire. We are at your service for monumtal of a" kimL Nil Alt--Nt Cillulliesii ffri /or MONAHAN & SON 412-414 West Marltm St. LITTI RO(IK, ABeL PREFERRB} DIOCESAN LiST Our Adverti#ers whose announcements are  , THE GUARDIAN are leaders in their line of buei want your trade and lelicit your patrona  own paper. PATRONIZE TIiM. They are wortk your a-operation. 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