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THE GUARDIAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1920. PAGE FIVll RTH OF CATHLOIC DOCTORS. of "The Guardian": impressed on reading a on the above subject of "The Catholic Reg-! Extension," that I it for it has its 'where. Cathol/c priest, there is any community who, calling, is enabled to ac- good, not alone in the tit also in tile spiritual zealous Catholic physi- brought into the most with his patients of their families, and when 1)ain, sorrow and life render them all to his good in- skilled physician can the ills of the body, but where more is needed medical skill. There are moral guidance plays a in improving the health and warding off from ills than any remedy There are, it is conscientious non-Catholic "cations A Catholic doctor who has never seen tile inside of a Catholic college, who matriculates from a high school and coml)letes his course in a secular in- stitution, is no more qualified, from a Catholic stand point, to practice his profession than is a Catholic teacher to mini)art religious kuowledge to her pupils, who herself has acquired only enough to pass the examination for Confirmation. A Catholic doctor who has no zeal for the salvation of souls. who thinks of nothing beyond what his scalpel touches, who has no desire to acquaint himself with the Catholic principles that should guide llim in his l)ractice, is as nmch an anomaly as the Catholic teacher who is not inter- ested ill the religlous phase of her work and who is wholly intent in in- structing her j)upils ill that secular knowledge which they might acquire even more thoroughly in the public school. Unfortunately we have ex- amples of both these anomalies. Of course the chief reason for this dearth of Catholic doctors is the same that accounts for the small number of Catholic leaders in every department of our civic life, viz., the neglect of our young people to avail themselves of the facilities for higher education placed at their disposal. The inten- but are so many tion for the League of the Sacred gio lacking in rever-IHeart named I)y our Holy Father for ., an life and governed the month of August is "Catholic ' expediency or avarice in lLeaders." No layman is belter quifli- S morality shouhl dictate timed to be a Catholic leader than a to follow that they are a lphysician who is imbued with a ster- the health and happiness]ling spirit of Catholicity, and welLAn- salvation of our people. I structed ill his profession and in his great needs of our day, faith. Pope Plus X. declared that in Ontario, is for more [vain would we buihl churches if we rs who would be gov-lhave not a virile Catholic press; and r practice by Catholic it might be added that ill vain will animated with high and we build hospitals if we have not of their noble profes-ICatholic doctors of the stamp of the are large communities in I let e Dr. Dwyer of Toronto or Hing- is not even one Catholic ston of Montreal. More prejudice is tld ill scarcely ally of the renloved froal and nlore of the leaven is the number commen-lo f Catholicity infused into the Protest- I the needs of the Catholic ant body by the sojourn of some of its tuembers ill institutions like St. e of the reasons why so Michael's Hospital in Toronto or the Young men bare, in re- Hotel Dieu ill Kingston, than by either taken up the study of that they have been dis- so by their parents witnesses of the great and morals that was attendance at the sac- colleges. Institutlmls Clubs have'dram much written or spoken apologias for our fat! h. Our people shouhl pray that this great need be SUl)plied, and they should honor and respect the Catholic 1)hysician who is faithfully following out his honorable vocation ill Ibelr midst, who is the able auxiliary of Catholic Workers in France Plan Labor Reforms SEEKING BETTERMENTS AND AT SAME TIME ADHERING TO CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES. (By N C. W. C News Service.) Paris, Aug. 12.--Catholic workers ill France--men and women gave proof at the recent "Social Week" at Caen and at the Congress of French \\;Vork- ingwomen's and Employes' Catholic Syndicates, held ill Paris, that they intend to translate into action the Church's proposal for the solution of social problems, adbering to the Cath- olic princil)les and doctrines which Monsignor I.emonnier, Bishop of Bay- eux, ill his recent pastoral on "Cath- olic Social Action," ileclared should be [ their guide. Resolutions adopted by the Na- tional Congress of Professional Cath- olic Women's Syndicates demonstrated tlmI these organizations are firmly de- cided to play an active and effective part in the movement for the material and moral betterment of working wolnen. tt was determined that several re- forms and improvements ill the pres- ent conditions and the prospects of female workers should be undertaken at once. Some of the objects com- prised in the program adopted were these : Proposed Working Reforms for Women. Tim Dressmakers' Union has de- cided to urge all kindred associations in the provinces to initiate a canl- paign against night work for dress- makers, embroiderers, lacemakers and other similar craftswomen. The eln- l ployers' syndicates town are to Of each be requested_ to abolish night work. Newspapers are to be counseled to inform their readers to have all altera- t tions and repairs in their clothing made during the dull season--ibis to )revent a slackening of work, Workingwomen ill tile provinces are instructed not to give extra hours of service, since this is harmful to their health and detrimental to the proper care of theh' boules. Exception is. of course, to be made ill cases of pressing need, and without exceeding the lim- its fixed by law. Training schools for apprentices al- ready established in Paris for seam- stresses, enlbroiderers, laundresses, flower makers and the like, are to be extended to the provinces. These training schools have been a great success in Paris and several big era- dangers, but it would devoutly to be have our Catholic medi- ake their entire course Catholic atmosphere. OF NOTE. their pastor, one of tile best friends]ployors have directed their employes of our religious communities and to take the courses. their own often uarequited servant at all hours of the day and night. T. declares Canon George Ritchie. of the St. Andrew's Cathedral in Glasgow. Canon Ritchie accolnl)anied the pfl- gl'ilnage, and was ill e, losP, toucll with the four persons who are sahl to have becn cured. The firsl of these, a Mr. Martin Graham. a Glasgow C, atlmlic, . whose name has already been mentiolled Ill this connection, was badly crushed between railway cars some six years ago. tte finds himself completely cured, and able to walk without the use of tile stick that 1)reviously was necessary to help him shrug. A girl wh2se foot was badly twisted as the result of an accident, had to wear a Slmcially made boot. Her llmb has bet;pule nornlal, and she has had .to discard the special boot. The fourth case was that of a Dumbarton Cath- olic, one Mr. Charles Sweenie. who was so crippled with rheumatoid arthritis that he had to hobble along on crutches. Mr. Sweenie went on the pilgrimage to Lourdes. with his crutches. He has now returned to Scotland, and his crutches have been left behind at Lourdes. The most striking of these four cures--though all are remarkable--Is Ginnell, M. P., on a visit to this what seems to ns tile of the motive ira- to forbid Archbishop ill Ireland. "What of," he says, 'qs who has attracted to attention of the .darner- World, irrespective of be believed if he were Ireland and come great country and also and tell the people here tim truth about or attempted rule in i aUst ' surely be hard she had it) send four raeet the "Balti.c", on iShop Mannix was travel- prevent all lrishulan his native land which Seen since he sailed for Years ago. It is true Mannix helped to de-] ! but when the took an active on the subject of It seemed perfectly thai of the girl mentioned above. Some eighteen montbs ago she slipped on the street and injured her ankle. A new course iu bookkeeping, draw- ing and general imprtlvement adapted to tile l)rofession is to be included aulong the l)ranclle8 ah'eudy taught ia these training schools. While the dressmakers and gay- IliOn| lnflliel's were voting these reso- lutions, the Catholic school teacher ])elonglng to tile various unmans were aso adopting sundry deutantls for Ihe benefits of their prefessi,:.n. Amtmg the nips[ ]luportan[ of denlan(ls were those for the establishment of a per- nlalle, nt COUlnlissiou constituted of school mistresses, school leachers. ushers and others to study and settle the questions of appoiutments, sal- aries, pedagogical improvement and |he like. and. secondly, the admission to the meetings of the governing boards of girls' colleges and institutes of two or more delegates of the teachers to present their desiderata and thus contribute to the prosperity and successful conduct of tliese insti- tutions. Bank employes are congratulating themselves on the fact that ill the I course of the l)receding year tile de- mands made by tim Catholic syndi- cates have l)rought them a general increase ill salarics. In {Ie aleeting of the sLeuographers' union, the subjects discussed were sach measures as would ilnprove per- manently tile professional value of the members. This union has pro- Catholic Archbishop to What, as a citizen, was adopted country. Ill all it is curious to see the that are forever arising in England threaten to the British govermnent against Russia, and go but uncriticised, an Australian citizen tObe an Archbishop, de- fulfillment of Lloyd Woodrow Wilson's Self-determinat:on to he is arrested at sea, the unhospitable shores O f Great Britain, and the mythical pirates a reality. D BY SCOTTISH CANON 12.--At least four have taken place (athollcs who made to Lourdes, For five months the ankle was !strapped, lind throe operations were necessary. After the second opera- tton the foot twisted, and the girl was only ablq to get about by the aid of crutches and a specially made boot. She was incurable, the surgeons said. her. and nothing more could be done for It was in this condRion that she was helped into the waters at Lourdes. "There is a little statue of Our Lady at the end of the bath," she said, "and I ktsaed it. I kissed it a sec6nd time, and as I did so a severe pain shot through the injured limb. Something seemed to crack behind the knee and I felt my leg straighten out. I kissed the statue a tlrlrd time, and instantly all pain vanished. Then I walked out from the waters unaided, and forgot that I had ever suffered from any in- firmity." OUR MOTTO: "THE GUARDIAN IN EVERY HOMEI" vided a fund to afford unmarried mem- bers all opportunity to l)ut aside money for their wedding day. Bishop of Bayeux's Warning. Recalling the words of M. Henri Lorin, founder of the "Social Week," that "it is only by loyally and rigor- ously adhering to the Catholic tradi- tion that we may hope to reach our goal," Monsignor Lemonnier, Bishop of Bayeux, in the letter to which ref- erence hv. been made ill a foregoing paragraph, says: "The revolutionary turn of the labor agitation has originated in the neglect of Catholic doctrines, for which are substituted the principles of an anti- Christian philosophy. Whenever em- ployers and workers cease to be in- spired by the Christian doctrines of the Divine Fatherhood, of the immor- tality of the soul, of the life to come; and of charity which binds all men together--which ,form the basis of human brotherhood--all then become engrossed in mere earthly pursuits, and the enjoyment of earthly posses- sions being their sole end, violence is the only means to obtain them." Czech Schismatic Says "High Mass" in the Evening SERVICE AT FOOT OF JOHN HUSS STATUE WHILE THE MILITARY BANDS PLAY (By N. C. W. C. News Service. I Prague, July 20.---Evening "high mass" at the foot of John Huss's statue, to the accompaniment of mili- tary bands and the singing of sec- tarian llymns to Catholic melodies, rep- resents one device by which the chief dignitary of the new "national church" of Czecllo-Slovakia is attempting to entice faithful Catholics into this strange fold. This "mass" was said by Bohunlil Brodsky-Zahradnik. fornmr priest and monk. now a ministerial counselor in the-governmenL of President Masaryk. By diligent endeavor this apostate suc- ceeded in getting the servlees of two military bands. These descanted mer- rily'to the Hussite singiug, thus draw- ing a great concourse of the curious, who came not to worship but to wateh. Only One Ofticial Present. The niinlsters of the Governnlent, as well as foreign guests, were invited to the ceremonies, but none came. The only important official to al)pear was General Palls, who soon departed, however, when he saw that it was nothing more than a gathering of idle. spectators. l)ux'ilg tile services members of the now cllnrch were alert ill preserving order. One man wearing oil the lapel of his coat the insignia of the Sokol athletic association, which has mauy Catholics on its roster, approached an onlooker and directed the latter to remove his bat. This spectator de- clared that he was not present lit the "mass," bat only waiting the arrival of the next street car. The Sokol socieies, it may be ob- served, are giving every assistance to the new church. Catholics in these organizations seem not to realize that they, by their adhesion to the Sokols are giving aid and comfort to the war i Books of Interest THE BRIDES OF CHRIST. trays in her life the life of Our Lord. By Mother Mary Potter A new book abounding in unction and piety. There are many so-called spiritual books pretending to have an especial appeal to Religious,.but "The Brides of Christ" will appeal to every Sister, to every Nun, to every Novice, as well as to those women of the world who are striving for Spiritual peection. Ecclesiastical Authorities will look far before they find a guide book which is at one time spiritual in tone, simple in language, and practical in its direc- tions. 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Part Second treats of the Passion of Our Lord. The true religious per- against their own faith. Government Aids Y. M. C. A. President Masaryk has furnished Hobart Archbishop every facility fro" the introduction of Suffers ln{llgnll;y L t.he foreign sects into Czecho-Slovakia, Near Irish Home and the Y. M. C. A: and the Y. V. C. A. of course, have not failed to take tile fullest advantage of this opportunity. There are many of these religious workers ill the country today--and they are all well l)aid. The campaign of proselyHsm is everywhere active. In furthering their propaganda these two American organizations have tlle use of nuluerous autonlobiles and gasoline supplied free of charge by the Government. It is almost iul- possible for native citizens of lhe country to buy this fuel withou! per- nnssion and help from the state. The club lmuses conducled by lhe Y. M. C A. serve as resting place for the soldiers and as cenlers of sectari;tn en(leavor. Recenlly, representatives of the Y. .Xl C. A. visited Archbishop Kordac of Prague to solicit the "co-operation of tile Catholic clergy In their work ill the field of Christiau action." Arch- bishop Kordac assured them that he wouhl feel profound satisfaction at the conversion of souls to Christianity, but declined to collaborate with them. He declared that the Catholic Church is the most telex;ant of religious bodies ill the sense of tolerantia religiosa, but cannot be careless in regard to what may be theologically termed tolerantla dognmtiea, for Ibis would be to admit relative truth cud not absolute truth. In addition to the sectarian agencies ah'eady mentioned, the Salvation Army is liberally assisted by the Gov- ermnent, from whicb its workers re- ceive the free use of automobiles and donafions of gasoline ]n fact, the Government ]s quite generous and zealous ill behalf of alien propagators of the "true gospel," but for the native Catholic Czechs and Slovaks, who have representatives in the national assembly, there is not even recogni- tion, notwithstanding that without the support of the Catholic party the pro- gram of President Masaryk and his as- sociates would be defeated. HELD UP FOR FORTY MINUTES BY BRITISH SOLDIERYOTHER OUTRAGES. tBY N. C. W. C.) News Service.) Dublin. lreland, Aug. 10. Most Rev. Dr. Barry, Archbishop of Hobart, Tas- menial was held up for forty minutes by British soldiers near Midleton, County Cork, the 1)lrthplace of His Grace. They searched his motor car for' lirearms, which, naturally, they (lid not discover. 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Order from "The Bookery," 309 W. Second St., Little Rock, Ark. Lenine will offer a prayer to that old- 'ashioned bigot, Carsqn, who will have split the Anglo-Saxon world," hmtances are afforded of how the war is carried on at present. Police and military raided the dwelling house of Miss Coyle, a Catholic teacher of h'ish at Balagh, near Roscommon, while she was on holiday. They broke in the door, smashed the locks on her trunks, and scattered the contents about. That night the room in which hese things were, was set afire, and her furniture and other belongings burned. At the close of the Retreat and In- dulgence at Drumshanbo, on the bor- ders of Leitrim and Cavau, motto" cars bringing people to the devotions were held up at the point of the bayonet and the occupants searched. The Irish Trade Union Congress has declined to affiliate with the In- ternational Socialist Bureau. This de- cision is mainly attributed to articles by Rev. Peter Finley, S. J., Dublin, a very distinguished theologian, in which he showed that Catholics could not without sill be associated with the objects of continental socialism. Th= congress viewed '"with disgust" the attacks on Catholic workers in Belfast shipyards, and on non-Catholic trade unionists. Prlesta May Arbitrate. Contradicting a newspaper report, Archbishop Gilmartin of Tuam states that no diocesan rule has been made by him forbidding priests from at- tending conventions to establish arbi- tration courts, nor has he forbidden priests to participate ill these courts, Each priest can do what he thinks "': best in each case that arises. ENGLAND'S MOST FOOLISH ACT (N. C. W. C. Special Cable) Dublin, Aug 23.Speaking at Kil- kanny, Archbishop Spence of Adelaide, Australia; declared the never since the Penal Days had the British "put their tion (August 15) that God might re- l hands on a bishop until they removed store to Ireland peace, order, traI-i qullity, and perfect subjection to His Archbishop Mant/ix from the steam- Holy Law; and that God might in- ship Baltic. The British, he said, could 5,0C0 WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS INVITED TO JOIN N. C. C. W. (By N. C. W. C. News Serx, ice.) Washington, D. C., Aug. 16.--Invi- tations to more than five thousand Catholic w o m e n's o r g nizations throughout America to unite in the welfare program mapped out by the National Council of Catholic Women are being sent out this weel by Miss Agnes Regan, executive secretary of the organization. While this is the first fulTnal and direct appeal made by the Women's Council, Miss Regan reports that already hundreds of women's organizations have come forth voluntarily to enlist in the N. C. C. W. ranks. Almost every state in the union is now represented by one or more organizations and thou- sands of individual Catholic women have taken memberships. not have done a more foolish thing, for Irishmen feared not death nor pri- son, and their cause would win. Let England take her soldiers away, he said ,and Ireland will be peaceful. The Mayor t,f Kilkenny presented the free- dom of the town to Archbishop Spence. After the burning of the Temple- more town, hall by the police and mili- tary, the remains of a soldier wele found in the debris. Lieut. Colonel Beatty lost his life at Templemore; and polec burned the creameries and did much damage. Eighty hunger striking Republicans have been deported from Cork, being carried away on stretchers. The sister of Mayor McSweeney of Cork has warned4he Government not to murder a second mayor of that city, but the British home office has given out a statement saying that he will not be released from Bixton. spire those in whose power hey tem- poral destiny rested to give Ireland such Just, adequate and healing meas- ures as would put an end to the pres- ent lamentable state of things. "Indeed we stand in pressing need of His mercy and of powerful inter- cession on our behalf," proceeds His Eminence. "From day to day things are going from bad to worse; destruc- tion of lifo, of property; repression and retaliation and the sacking of towns by the armed forces of the Crown." Coercion Btll's Probable Effect. Mr. Austin Harrison. a noted English publicist, states that the latest British coercion bill for Ireland, substituting military courts for trial by jury, will result in a Catholic- Protestant struggle. "If we choose to force the way," he writes. "then it will be war  Catholic "war -- and