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Page Six | I i 'MASS OFTHE SICK'1 JOY OF INVALIDS' By Rev. Dr. Wilhelm Baron yon THE GUARDIAN organ accompaniment, attendants and evince an emotional energy that brought refreshments to fall the sick. ! demands some forcible outlet. One of There followed an exhortation by the these that occurs at the moment is: pastor, and then the "Te Deum" was "By thh splendor of God." There is sung. ~ a perverse justification in such a form Tender hands assisted the invalids of words; it is a sort of character- to the door at the conclusion of the trait. It connotes strong faith. curs with a marked proverty of words art of the Etruscan goldsmith has lCastellani, that are a satisfactory expression of been rediscovered, it is believed/by a[some goldsmiths in emotion. But there is one pitiful factlBirmingham Catholic goldsmith, W.I try who were practi, about it all; it shows that the minds mT. Blackband, who has been experi-lof the art. of many are mental slums, depositsimenting for 20 years. / Several s~ecime of unworthy thoughts and expressions The Etruscan process consisted of/ band's work have and that in emergency, like urchins decorating tie surface of gold with ' Birmingham, "and Capitaine, (Cologne Corresponden.t, 1~. C. W. C.) The kindly and picturesque public "Mass for the Sick," begun a year ago~ in Holland, the cradle of so many pious movements, has this year been taken up and is spreading in Ger- many. "r" It is the purpose of the new cus- ceremony Where automobiles and car- riages awaited them. When these arrived at the homes of the sufferers, it was to find the doors and rooms of the invalids d~cked in flowers as the church had been. Such has been the impression cre-] ated by these kindly ceremonies, andI such the gratitude o.fthe, beneficiariesI While we are discussing this ques- tion it may be timely to note a very strange by-play or off-shoot of ordi- nary profanity, a set of words that sound enough like blasphemous or profane ones, and which are nothing more than arbitrary imitations, a sort of gibberish. It would be bootless to explore the shallows of a psychology C-hot, ,-,ollc. .~.~ 't~,~,rmfl"~_~e'~11~a. ,:,",.,"n'r,~,~.. who fight with whatever missile may be at l~and, those miserable victims of profanity catch up the first vile word that occurs and launch it at the compan~ of which they ~appen to be a part. One hardly knows whether to pity or despise such persons. Per- I haps their proper punishment would be a long sentence to sit still and lis- ten tn ~hn~n~nh l, ann~rl~ nf fh~ fine granules, which in some cases others will be had the minuteness of dust. Some of museums and the finest examples of this kind of Henry FOrd work are in the Vatican Museum. Many attempts have been made to put wives on a discover the secret. The great also give them a Benvenuto Cellini knew of the proc- New York Evening ~ ess, but failed to solve the problem. "Thanks for the In the early part of the nineteenth'the precocious tot ~.n~:urv annther Ttallan. Ale~.~andra him frnm the