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.PAGE EIGHT  THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1921• q  i I ... i CATHOLIC WORKERS AMONG IMMIGRANTS FOIL EViL PLOTTERS MAKE IT I-0000SS00BL00 FOR STRANGERS TO ENTICE UN- WARY GIRLS. (Y . c. w. c. sws aEavxc) Boston, June 30.A few days ago a 'baggage handler at one of the great steamship docks in Boston rushed up to one of the Catholic Immigrant Welfare workers who was on hand to serve the horde of new arrivals in the United States. "There's a girl down at the end of the dock you bught to talk with," said the man. "She look's like an Italian. She's talking with a man. Perhaps everything's all right, but something seems to tell me it isn't. Anyway, I'd be better satisfied if you will take a loqk." "Eae Catholic Immigrant service rep- resentative immediately called an Italian fellow-worker and went to in- vestigate. -Sure enough, they found the girl • there, and the man with her. The girl couldn't peak a word of English. The man explained  that he had come down to meet her at the solicitation of one of her friends. The representatives of the archdio- cesan Immigrant Welfare Depart1 ment, organized by orders of Cardinal O'Connell several months ago, took "' the girl aside arid questioned her. She said that she did. not know the man, but that he suggested that she go with him to his room until her fiends came for her. And the man! who said he had been sent to meet the girl, when closely questioned admitted that he did not know h e name. Evidently he had planned to entice her away. Now, this is not an imaginary case. It really happened. Perhaps it is an extreme case---but such things occur from time to time. How Some Lose Their Faith. Here is another thing that has hap- pened more than once in the past: Through certain channels a young girl in Italy or some other European country or her parents, will enter into correspondence with a man on this ide of the water, Object--matri- mony. In due course tile/passage money is sent back to the old country, the girl sails, and is met on the dock by her affianced husband. Then the man, "who from the first had either claimed to be, or had been assumed to be a Catholic, is married by a justice or perhaps by a Protest- ant clergyman, The girl is taken to her new home, fails to establish con- nection with the Catholic church in her city, and eventually may be lost to the faith. Sometimes it happens that the girl is forced into a marriage against her will. There are, in fact, all Sorts of complications. It is a fact that many persons who have spent their whole lives within eight of the very wharves where the immigrant-stream from Europe first touches our shores have little or no conception of the many problems • which the new arrivals face when they tep ashore. But there are problems, big ones-- and it is to prevent unpleasant tan- gles and to straighten out those that do occur, that Catholic organizations are everywhere prepaEfig [hemselves. The Boston organization, which is working hand in han.d with the Immi- grant, Department of the National Catholic Welfare Council, is fully equipped for its work. It is operad as a part of the  archdiocesan Charit- able Bureau, of which Rev. Michael J. Scanlan, S. T. L•, is director. ' Directly in Charge of the Immigra- tion Welfare Department is Miss Mary Alma Cotter, a graduate of Radcliffe College, Cambridge,/who has had a wide experience in general so- cial welfare wor. She was the gen- .eral secretary and first worker of the SoeiaiService League of Lowell, Mass., and executive secretary of the , Catholic Socilervice Bureau. of New Haven.  / When a liner arrives at" quarantine news is quickly flash'ed tthe Catho- lic Immigratioh office of the nation- ality of the passengers, and workers epeaking the languages of the new- comers are rushed tothe pidr. The department already has in its employ, Italian, Polish, Portugese, Syran, Ger- man and French-speaking officials. At the pier, where the archdiocesan representatives are easily distinguish- able by brassards of red and white, bearing blue letters C. I. W., they mix with the incoming passengers and lend a hand wherever possible. Anybody is wel/ome to their assist- mace. Religion makes nb difference. [ But as any immigrants are coming from Catholic countries, there is milch work to be done for that particular elUs. instmace" Take the of marriages• it is a common thing for]m00T Pa00PSn00n girls to come to America to marry ............ -- ........ men already in this country. In Bos-] Tfl WI| flM fl ton the State workers on the pier av ,vv,au aavaw have been instructed to refer all in-/ PI.kPPD A I //lkl1'UkPlPlkl quiries about the arrival of prospect- [ • ]1 l lqtU 1 Y ,l | ll ive Catholic brides to C. I. W• repre- I sentatives. That means that Catholic[ ¢ . c. w. c. ws smvc) men coming down to meet their brides I Fort Wayne, Ind., July 7.--Interest and they come here from ciieslin the forthcoming national conven- sometimes hundreds of miles away glen 9f the Catholic Central Society in are interviewed by diocesan represen- tatives, sometimes before .the vessel docks. Then the brides are singled out from the crowd in the inspection lines. They are handed over to C. I. W. worke by the Federal officials, and released in their care. Otherwise, the marriage would have to take place on the pier. But the C. I. W. representative takes the girl to a church where her • / native tongue is spoken, and usually acts as bridesmaid-at the ceremony.  She takes the place of the parent in this city August 7-10, is reflected not only in the activities of'the various committees for the reception and en- tertainment of the delegates, but also in the cooperation which is being given by civic, mercantile and indus- trial orgmizations. It is expected that the attendance at this convention will be the largest in thehistory of the annual gatherings of the Central Society. Inquiries re- garding accommodations, and other information reachi the local com- mittees show that the number of del- egates and visitors will be unpreced- seeing that Catholic young women ar-[ented. The importance of the sub- riving unaccompanied in America are ljects with which the convention will married in befitting manner• In fiveldeal and the significance of its pro: weeks 71 marriages have been thus Iiouncements on vital issues are also Then there is the tremendous [considered certain to bring a big rep- arranged by C. I. W. representatives. I resentation from all quarters of the amount of what might be called"steer- Icountry. ing work" to be done among the immi- ] Invitations have been sent to Most grants. They covAe here ignorant of IRev. John Bonzano, Delegate Apes- four customs and'usually bewflderedbyltohc, Most Roy. George Mundelem, thee rush of flisembarking and the tur-lArchbishop of Chicago, and Right moil of the examination rooms. Rela- Rev. Michael J. Gallagher, Bishop of tires expected at the pier fail to show ,up. A(dresses are lost. Railway tick- ets filust be purchased. Perhaps some / $ member of the family has been de- tained for frther examination. There are a hundred-and-one discouraging little problems that the C• I. W. work- er can fix up in short order. Good Follow Up Work. The Boston organization is doing an exceptionally valuable work in its fol- low-up. In many cases--and always in the case of newly-married couples-- I the addresses to which the immigrants l are going are obtained. Then the pas- tor of the nearest church is notified• I Pastors of foreign-speaking parish- es all over the country are fully re- sponding to this effort on the part of the C. I. W. department to lnk the immigrant up with the church in his new home. In many cases the pastors themselves have called and welcomed the newcomers to America. Thus the immigrant  is brought at once int9 touch with the Church. If, in the ci[y or town to which the immigrant is going, there is no parish in which the persot's native tongue is commonly spoken, some lOcal Catholic organiza- tion or some dependable person is no- tiffed. By direction of the Cardinal an ad- visory council of the" following pas- tors of the diocese has just been ap- pointed: Rev. Cyprian Adamski, O• M. C., Polish; Rev. Bernard G. Cohausz, S. J., German; Rev. Rafaele D. Al- fonso, C. S. C. B., Italian Rev. Nicho- las Gannam, Syro-Melchite; Rev. A. J. Pimentel, Portugese; Rev. Iaslaus Sikora, Polish; Rev. J. F. Sollier, S. M., French; Rev. Antonio Sousa, O. F. ] M•, Italian; Rev. Cdsimir Urbanowisz, I bek,Lithuanian'andMaronite. Rev. Joseph K. Yaz- 20,0000 EXPECTED TO ATTEND COMING K. OF C. CONVENTION San Francisco, *Jtily 7.Twenty thousand delegates and visitors, in- /eluding thousands, of ladies, are ex- pected to'be here for the thirty-ninth intematipnal supreme oouncil of the Knights of Columbus on August 2, .3 and 4. At this convention the order will receive and officially sanction plan) for its work of hospitalization among-the .wounded and disabled Ameriaan veterans of the war, for the continuation of its educational pro- gram for former service men, includ- ing a system of instruction by corre- spondence, and for extending its ac- fly|ties to Italy and other foreign countries. At this convention it is also expect- ed that final arrangements will be made for the writing of an accurate and complete history of Ameriq by the best authorities obtainable. This. work, it is estimated, will cost $1,- 500,000. High dignitaries.of the Church and important officials of the Federal and State governments have been invited to -address the convention. Mayor James Rolph, Jr., of San Francisco, has accepted the honorary chairman- ship of the committee of three hun- dred business and professional men of different races, creeds and colors, re- cently appointed to welcome and en- tertain the delegates and visitors. Public receptions, civic demonstra- tions, patriotic celebrations, social functions and other amusements and attractions will be sponsored by this committee. Various fratema'l and civic organ]- zations of California also have voted. to play host to thd delegates. PATEONIZE 0 ADVERER Detroito attend the convention, and it is announced that hey will-be here unless engagements of the most press- ing sort, prevent. Right Rev. Herman J. Alerding, Bishop of Fort Wayne, will return from his vacation in time to welcome the distinguished prelates, who will be his guests during their sojourn here. At the latest meeting of the several committees in charge of preparations for the convention it was possible to outline ]n a tentative Way the general program. The convention will open Sunday with a pontifical high mass in the Cathedral. Archbishop Bonzanb will be the celebrant f the mass. There will be a mass meeting at one of the principal local.theaters Sunday evening. Governor McGray has been invited to attend this gathering and welcome the delegates in the name of the state. The official welcome by Mayor Cutshall will be ,given in the morning• Sessions of the general convention will be held in St. Peter's auditorium on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Delegates of the Ctholic Women's Union, a branch of the Central Socie- ty, will conduct their business meet- ings in St. Mary's Auditorium• About 200 delegates of the Women's Union are expected to be here from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Penn- sylvania, and Wisconsin• One of the itnpressive features of the convention will be the parade of members of the Society on Sunday. The indicatiofis/are that 3,500 men will be in this procession, which will be reviewed by Archbishop Bonzano, Arclishop Mundelein and Bishops Gallaher and Alerding. Members of the Fourth Degree Knights of Colum- bus and the Knights of St. George of Indianapolis, will also take part in the parade and will be the guard 4f honor for the Apostolic Delegate• Merchants and t other business men of Ft. Wayne will decorate their es - tablishments with "American flags during the week of the convention and the Chamber of Commerce and other commercial and dvic organizations will take part in the entertainment of the delegates to the convention. IUBLIC SCHOOL / IS TO BE NAMED FOR POET PRIEST Richmond, Va., July 6.--One of the new public schools of Richmond may be named in memory of Father John Bannister Tabb, the post-uriest who, through yeas of blindness, wrote verse that has immortalized him. Father Tabb was born at "The For- est" near Richmond, March 22, 1845, and was descended from'e fndst dis- tinguished families of'Virginia, • At the outbreak of the Civil War, young Tabb enlisted in the "Confeder- age navy and served until taken cap- tive in June, 1864. He was confined in, the " bull pen" at Point Lookout an(} there made the acquaintance' of Sid- ney Lanier, "the gentle singer of the Southland." Due to his defective vis- ion, John Bannister Tabb had to quit his studies in his youth and for some years "devoted himself to music. He was a teacher of music in St. Paul's church, Balmore, when he embraced the Catholic faith in 1882. He was or- dained to the priesthood in 1884. Richmord and all Virginia are roud of Father Tabb and it is !ikely that the proposal to give one f the ndw schools his name will not meet with successful opposition. People seldom improve ¢hen the have no other model but :themselves to copy. i ,i RUSSIA GIVES UP SOCIALISM Radical Change in the Policy of Soviet Marks Return to Normal Conditions. Washington, D. C., July ll.--Com- munists and Socialists are now either regretting their former priaise of the Bolshevik government, or are being hard put to explain the course it has taken.' Many of them are saying that the new enactments are a strategic re- treat, but the fact remains that while Communists are still in power in Rus- AROUND THE HOUSE Mix ingredients for ginger cookies with cold coffee instead of water. It improves them. Turnips and beets are improved by adding one or two tablespoons sugar when cooking. Cranberries can be made very pal- atable with much les sugar by mix- ing them with about half their bulk of apples. Rub both cranberries and apples through colander. sia, they have withdrawn still furtherl from Socialist society. At no time, Did you know that a common iron however, have they been able to put lspider is a fine baking pan for many under common ownership all of the lthings? If you wish a round cake means of production and distribution, that will rise without running out or •even the larger part of all of the land bake perfectly, try the iron means of production and distribution, lspider. Bake Washington pies this This failure was due first of all to the way. It is also easier to handle. They desire of the farmers to own their own i , , , land, and their resmtance from the be- !ginning to agricultural communism. Receritiy the Soviet rulers have found it necessary to depart still farther from common owners]ip until now much the smaller part of the national productive and distributive system is owned by the government. Recently an American writer friend- ly to the Soviets, under the title "Rus- sia's Strategic Retreat," published an apologetic article on the Bolshevik changes. He summarizes them as fol- never stick or burn. If you want a good "Brown Betty" there is nothing better than the spider. Covered with: a skillet of the same size, it makes a fine roaster and is much better than granite for baking puddings or for scalloping. When any frying operation is fi'n- ished remember to draw the pan of fat to one side of. the stove at once, to prevent it from burning. When it is somewhat cooler strain the fat through a sieve into the basin in lows: "The substitution of a definite [ which it is usually kept, so that it will tax for the former requisitioning of be ready for use again. the peasants entire surplus produc- ,- tiorb the authorization of free trade inl Chocolate should always be cooked agricultlral commodities aftef"the de- in a porcelain saucepan, where it can mands of the tax have been satisfied be clone rapidly and a large surface the granting of increased power and independence to the cooperatives, and o the toleration of the development of small industries on a eapalist basis." To. this should be added personal own- ership of farm lands by the peasants. As a result, about' all that is owned in common is a few large basic indus- tries and even here exceptions are made for capitalistic concessions un- I !er theregulation of the government. I Ihe writer takes comfort in thel thought that confirmed Socialists are still at tl%e helm of government, and that they will use energetically all the powers of the government to fur- ther the Socialist ideal. But that this is a definite retreat from the Socialist state goes without saying. Russia is predominantly an agricultural country, and if the farm- ers own their land and have the right of disp6sing as they see fit, either through cooperative organizations or privately, of their products over and above a tax in kind, then private own- ership in this the greatest field of Russian life is still in the saddle. Home manufacturies .. occupy a" very large place in Russian life on account of the long, snowbound inters, and the general backwardness of Russian manufactury. If-these" are exempt from the commpnist power and the products can be marketed through cooperative organizations or person- ally, then still another enormous part of Russian economic life is under the rule of • personal ownership. The wholesale and retail distribution of another large part of the dommodities is being carried on by cooperative so- cieties which are, except in turner matters, to be free and independent of the government• Small industry is to be allowed free development: The remarkable part of these new regulations, which the Soviet power insists are temporary and which they will try to make temporary, is that they provide for a wide extension of personal ownership and for coopera- tive societies'. A small part of large industry .is to be farmed out in the form of foreign capitalist concessions under state eontreJ, and the rerflain- ing part is to be owned by the gov- ernment and managed by it through representatives. This is far from a Socialist society. r With the complete power in their own hands, confirmed and intelligent leaders of'a compact and ealous com- rhunist party have now given up, at least for a long time, the hope of es- tablishing a Socialist eommonwealth. But instead of restoring capitalist property, in the sense of private own- ership held predominantly by the few, they are distributing property more widely and are letting farmers, labor, and consumers' cooperative societies of labor, farmers, and consumers anti small industry go their own way. There remains still the danger that since confirmed Socialists are in pow- er, they will doll they can, though gradually, to break down at a later date the system of wide private own- ership and cooperative societies which they are now helping to build up. "The modem world will accept no dogmas upon any authority; but it will accept any dogmas upon no au- thority. Say that a thing is so, ac- ,cording to the Pope or the Bible, ma | it willhe dismissed as a superstition[ [ without examination. But preface I | your remark merely with 'they say,'] | or 'don't you know that,':and the keen I | rationalism 0f the modern mind will[ | -accept every word you say.' • r \\; exposed; in this way the oil does not separate as it would in a covered pot and when the chocolate is cooked slow- ly. Serve the chocolate in a uncov- ered b.asin. Whipped cream is an im- provement to it, Don't, when roasting meat, keep the oven gas burning until it is time to serve the meat•' For some time after the jets are ofit the temperature of the oven will remain high enough t'o keep the contents hot. For the Lunch Box. Here are some suggestions for luncheons that are inexpensive and pleasing. Potato salad, with sandwiches made with hard boiled eggs. Graham bread and lettuce with may- onnaise and cold fish. Cold pork, lamb or mutton chops preserved in waxed paper. Pecan and celery sandwiches sea- soned with onion juice. Cold baked beans with brown bread and lettuce. • Corned beef with rye bread, horse radish and shredded cabbage. Pea Soup. Scald one pint of milk, adding a half-teaspoonful e'I/ch of salt and sugar. Melt five tablespoonfuls of butter and add the same amount of flour, cook and add the milk; when m enne. Boil until tender and well fla- vored. , Bottle and seal. thick add a can of peas which have been nfixed with a quart of boiling water and mashed to a pulp. Cook in a double boiler fifteen minutes. A Southern Dish. Get 2 pound§ of bottom of the round Deviled Salmon• Take one pint of cream sauce, add a teaspoonful of Worcestershire sauce, the juice of one lemon, salt, pepper and a can of salmon. Mix well and fill shells or ramekins. Cover with buttered crumbs and bake until the crumbs are brown. Fruit Cake. One cup of sugar, 1-2 cup of butter, 2 eggs, 1 cup of sour milk, 1 teaspoon of soda dissolved in the milk, 2 cups of flour, 1 cup of chopped raisins, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, 1-2 teaspoon of cinnamon and allspice, 1-4 cup of mo- lasses the last thing. Graham Gems. Take one cupful of graham flour, sifted; one cupful of s0ur milk, one egg, one teaspoonful of soda, a little salt, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, and three tablespoonfuls of shortening. Mix and bake in gem pans. Raisin Salad. Take one cupful of seeded raisins, one-quarter of a cupful of lemon juice, two cupfuls f chopped apples or pears, two cupfuls of shredded lettuce, and one cupful of cream mayonnaise• Wash and dry the raisins, add the ap- ples and lemon juice. Line a salad bowl with the lettuce; pile the apples or pears in the center and cover with the mayonnaise• Take one-half'cup - ful of whipped cream with a table- spoonful or two of highly-seasoned mayonnaise. PRIESTS' EUCHARISTIC LEAGUE PROGRAM c (ISlr.N. ©. W. O. Nwn s,lrvI) San Francisco, July 7.The annual convention of the Priests' Eucharistic League in this city on August 10 and 11 will open with a solemn Pontifical Votive Mass of the Blessed Sacra- ment celebrated in the Cathedral by the Right Rev. Joseph Schrembs. Bishop-Administrator of Toledo and Bishop-elect of Cleveland, president of the league. Most Rev. Edward J. Hanna, Archbishop of San Francisco, will preach the sermon. Following the mass there will be a preliminary meeting of various com- mittees of the league, and at 3 o'clock in the afternoon the first formal ses- sion will be held. Roy. Father An- thony, O. F. M., will present the first paper. His subject is "The Priests' Eucharistic League." The second pa- per will be "The Pebple's Eucharistic League." " Bishop Schrembs will preside at the solemn holy hour, beginning at 7:30 Wednesday evening. Two papers will be read at the sec- ond day's session, which is to be held at 10 o'clock Thursday morning, im., mediately after the celebration of a solemn requiem mass for deceased members of the league• Bishop Schrembs will be the celebrant of the mass. The first paper at the morning session will be "Annual Diocesan Eu- charistic Conferences," by Right Roy. Monsignor Lane, P. A., and the second paper, "Concept and Obligation. of, Public Worship," by Right Roy. Mon- signor Joseph H. McMahon. But one paper will be read at the steak, put through meat chopper, wit2i afternoon session on Thursday. The 1 medium-sized onion. Add to this 1 suiject of this paper is "The Sacra- cup o'f rice which has been thoroughly ment of Penance," avd the author,_ washed. Season with salt and pepper. Rev. Ianiel J. Kelly. Resolutions vill Now' make into little cakes and lay on be considered at the remainder of, this bottom of kettle. Pour over all 2 cups session. eL hot" water and cook slowly for 1 hour. Then add 1 can of tomatoes, butter the size of an English walnut and cook a little faster for another hour. Then it is ready to serve. Sweet Tomato Pickle. Slic one gallon of green tomatoes; salt with one'cupful salt and let stand over night. Drain, add one quart vinegar, one pound brown sugar, one tablespoonful mustard, allspice, cloves, cinnamon and one teaspoonful cay- J. S. Maloney The conference will close the pro- cession of the Blessed Sacrament at the Mission Dolores. Special rates at thd leading hotels of San Francisco have been obtained for priests who attend the convention. A large attendance is irtdicated by the responses already received; especially from priests of the western zone. - t We do not know ho cheap the seeds of happiness are, or we should "scatter them oftener.  g H. B. Solmson IN SURAN CE 1 MALONEY & SOLMSON Phone Main .1206 A. O. U. W. Bldg. 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