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;'t nothing is more de" t Catholic papers and Ure should have s large that every one may' ' I[ood reading which '#arns, and strengthens the Christian virtues. F.ICTUS, PP.. XV. qTRIBUTIC ['HE FUND HUNGAR] W. C. N-ew: t. 20.--Pope ;5,000 to th{ scribed for  abies, and tl roviding a] ,r new-born .qs containil s will bear, J ther's blessi little ncwq s feelings { he descripti¢ the childrel corn Mr. Mc Internation action of ,pealed to ] he Pope, )us in his suffering led with a ! arments foi 00UREAU ffORMATION NEED OF ROI00 Institutions Knigh'ts of ay Establish to l-Ielp llcans in Rome.' W. C. News Service.) e ones. 5.Regrets voiced here Iollowing the armistice, li OUR AD0f Columbus discontinued 1 ent which they main- American soldiers, W Italy, are giving • • satisfaction at the the order is to return at the Holy Father's task of meeting with the "bad , the enemy." there are a hundred the activity, energy of the Knights ay per- Works for the "Church, least important and efforts would be fur- ['HE which would free and visitors from de- l Same guides who are hostile to Here. ....... been a mystery how, ended, the American Y. p • • . .... .).0agingtO enjoy the use : to the American • ,!!. 0n and prolong their ac- ..... il had no appearance of American soldier. When E ...... 0 longer any American ., the Knights of Colum- ir work and went home f HOMilAlnerican generosity an t they had done. se Holy Father. ........ ' sorry for their de- had seen the many Such a center here in The question of! t center came I ly. The Holy I of the pleasure! to have the Knights wh6 knew what the and also something of portunity for action Consider possibilities Bureau Needed. i Ceretti said at the he was a guest of methods and extent be a subject for of the Order's repre- know Rome, and he Commission Ed- as one of these. It ! been stated that Men- is one who krmws Knights. Viewpoint. immeasurably valu.- in the center of would be a bureau America Catholic vis- go f6r information so that he or she hotels which have the Catholic view- places and persons the Americdn Col- proper center for all for audiences and are a hundred the Catholic so- which he could not to the Rector for for those whose ! organize will not be but that of which ought to plan. of Guides.  may well receive Vaatter of guides-- Guilday of the discussed in re- He spoke of fol- ,, agents through St. nothing but allu- on the part of the Y conducted party in f;:ed to belong to Cook, ,er of the information ,k' the ¥. M. C. A. than • , hand, Cook can- • :!qf011ow the guides he ]as none of his own ,W:;]lga._ and provides men P :!" :! ' ':h_-," trail them round their statements The Official Organ of the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas " [ A Catholic Paper is a | Perpetual Mission-- /- Pope Leo XIII • . ,, • | "The Guardmn m every home--our Motto. Little Rock, Arkansas, Saturday, October 9, 1920 ' Number 17 TEMPLEMORE WONDERS BEING INVESTIGATED BY BISHOP FOGARTY "-l-- ounsels Public to Reserve Judgment Until Authoritative Pronounce- ment Be Made. By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Dublin, Oct. 4.--The abnormal inci- dents recently recorded still bring throngs of pilgrims to Templemore. Bishop Fogarty has stated that no au- thoritative pronouncement of the real- ity of the alleged appartitions or manifestations can yet be made, but the facts were being examined as dili- gently as 10ossible. He counselled the public to reserve judgment meanwhile and not to be carried away. Blind and Lame. In the past week-end three dozen cures were reported, the names and addresses of the persons beifig pub- lished. They included many who had been either blind or lame. The additional episode at Cashel has caused much remark. Mr. Walsh --the original witness of the othe phenomena  was returning from Mount Melleray with some clerical companions. Reaching, Cashel, they stayed for the night at Dean Ryan's house. According to an account, ob- tained on the spot. "When they were about to retire to bed two crucifixes and a statute of the Sacred Heart were seen to be appar- ently sweating, and the 'sweat' had a red tiflge resembling blood. Several pei, sons including the Dean witnessed the occurrence." Exudation of Statues. Later in the week hundreds €f per- sons beheld a similar exudation on a statue of the Blessed Virgin and the Holy Child. Dean Ryan corroborates tlae asser- • • ,, • . tmn that the crucifixes were dripping red liquid." He states "We were all be- wildered." But he is carefu} to add: "I have no reason to satisfy me that there has been any miraculous manifestation. The conditions which generally accompany a real miracle seen absent. And as God does not work a miracle, and does not multiply miracles, without good and sufficient reasons, He invariably work His Di- vine intervention by undeniable signs. These portents are not forthcoming so far. Hence the necessity for caution, for doubt, for withholding belief--un- til possibly some unquestionable cure or portent compels our reasonable as- sent. We hope further investigatio will quickly clear the air and make known the whole • truth." CATHOLIC VIGIL OF GRAND RAPIDS BECOMES A WEEKLY (By N. C• W. C. News Service.) , Grand Rapids, Mich, Oct. 2.--A new weapon has been brought into the battle against the anti-religlous schbol amendment in Michigan by the Riglt Rev. E: D. Kelly, Bishop of Grand Rapids, in the establishment of a weekl'y Catholic newgpaper for the diocese. The new paper, the Catholic Vigil, will replace the former monthly pub- lished under the same name. In its initial issue, which is of eight pages and carries the'N. C. W. C. News Ser- vice as well as other features, the pa- per gives a full account of a notable sermon preached by Bishop Kelly on the subject of Church and School on the occasion of the ,laying of the cor- nerstone of the new Sacred Heart Church at Grand Rapids. Council of Catholic Men Decides on lmp'ortant Projects Will Establish School For Training of Social Workers and Make Provision For Care of Catholic Immigrants--Diocese of Little Rock Represented by Thos. A. Gaughan of Camden (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Washington, D. C., Oct. 4.--One hundred and fifty thousand dollars to establish a school for the training of Catholic social workers and to finance preliminary work in providing care for Catholic immigrants, will be rais- ed by the National Council of Catholic Men, which held its annual convention in Washington on September 29. The service school, whic is intended to be for men, will cost $100,000. For the initial efforts to solve the problem of Catholic immigrants $25,000 will be apportioned. The balance is for con- tingent expenses. The determination to undertake these enterprises, Which were describ- ed as among the most important wait- ing Catholic action, was reached after the Men's Council had adopted a con- stitution which has already been ap- proved by the Hierarchy, and tenta- tively ratified a plan of organization subsequently sanctioned by a unani- mdus vote of the forty delegates, who represented twenty-four dioceses and various associations of Catholic lay- men. i To Train Male Social Workers. i It is proposed to make the service school that the Council of Men au- I thorized a place for the training of :Catholic male social workers. In an !address to the convention, Rev. Father 'U. J. Burke, C. S. P., general secretary of the National Catholic Welfare: Council, stated that many industrial concerns are'eager for the later or- ganization to undertake welfare work among their employes, but that there was great difficulty in finding Cth- olics equipped for that sort of service. Catholic Ideals. Father Burke took the discussion of the school as a text for a very earnest appeal to the Men's Council to make the school and its courses such as would insure graduates with the spirit of "apostles." Men sent forth from the institution in the name of the Men's Council, Father Burke said, must be of the highest morality, grounded in Catholic ethics, thorough in Catholic doctrine and inspired with Catholic ideals. The service school, it is cortemplat- ed, shall be able to furnish Catholic workers for the welfare effort that is regarded as a necessary activity of" big industrial establishments. The discussions at the convention indi- cated thatt he course will be one of two years, and that Catholic men who are graduates of high schools, col- leges or universities will be admitted, provided they have th other requis- ite qualifications. Catholic Immigration Bureau. A Catholic Bureau of Immigration was authorized in the resolution which committed the Men's Council to the task of making provision for the moral and material well-being of. Catholic immigrants. At the head of this bureau there will be a director, vith assistants under his charge. The reliminary effort will have for its ob- ject the establishment of a co-opera- tive elation with Catholic organiza- tions already engaged in this work in the principal pos, and it is hoped that the associations representing the various racial groups of the country Bohemians, Poles, Italians, Hungar- ians, Lithuanians, etc.--will partic- ipate in the expense. Affiliation. The plan of organization to which the Council of Men is committed by the action of the convention includes a scheme for affiliating to it all existing Catholic laymen's associations in the United States. On essential points the statement of the plan, as outlined 'by he committee which framed it, is [as follows:  Plan of Organization. "For the further suppor of its recommended subject to the personal and official approval of the Ordinary of each diocese. Nor shall any Work be initiated in a diocese without the previous approval of the Ordinary thereof. "The National Council of Catholic Men for the co-ordination of Catholic activity in national effort when neces- sary, recommends the formation of diocesan committees, whichshall be made up, with the approval of the Ordinary, of representatives from the different organizations and parishes of the diocese. The parish represent- atives should be appointed by the pas- tors. The organization should meet and nominate representatives for the diocesan committee• To save duplica- O " % tion and verlappmg, all should agree to te general co-ordinating work of said committee. The matter of repre- sentation for city, district or county organizations shall be left to the dio- cesan committee of the particular dio- cese. "In like manner, we recommend the formation of parish committees, where the parish is large enough, that shall help in united effort parish or- ganizations and represent such organ- izations before the diocesan commit- tee. "As it is very helpful for organiza- tions to carry a national title, it shall b granted to every affiliated organ- ization to use with its own name the title,, 'National Council of Catholic Men.' "The national headquarters will al-i ways willingly assist, When quested, i any organization on the matter of l program, possible field out-work and information on matters of national Catholic interest• Little Rock Represented. The diocesb of Little Rock was rep- resented by Mr. Thos, A. Gaughan of Camden, Ark. Mr. Gaughan was an active worker throughout the Coun- cil's proceedings. ( . Fr. Burke's Aidress. ! Father Burke's opening address to .the convention was received by the delegates as an inspiration and im- petus. He reminded them that the powers of evil, divided though they be in other respects, can nite against truth and righteousness aa.d the cause of God. "They are in possession of unity, strength; they are financially but- tressed, they have trained men able to organize and command," Father Burke said. "They are marshaling their frces notlonly in a local but in a national way, that through national legislation, through national power they' may send forth their propaganda which is against Christ, which is against civilization and which is against the welfare of the country." Directing attention to the evil pos- sibilities and the danger which broods over the country, Father Burke con- tinued: "You have got to take the home question, the social order, and bring again into it the principldes of Chirst. You have got to take the individual Catholic today and remake him and reform him so that not the principles of the world but the principles of Christ living within him shall be the sour.ca and inspiration and goal of all his actions. ""The Catholic Hierarchy of the country realized all thi; th Catholic laity have realized it. The question before us is, with all the vast Cath- olic power, Wit all the vast Catholic intelligence, with all the great zeal among Catholic laymen and Catholic organi.ations throughout the country, can we marshal them together into one magnificent army that will work i unitedly for God and country?" Luring of Catholic Immigrants. Among the greatest of the problemr BISHOP GIBBONS COUNCIL DIRECTOR American Hierarchy Elects the Bishop of Albany as a Member of Welfare Council. (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Washington, D. C., Oct. 4.--Right Ray. Edward F. Gibbons, Bishop of Albany, has been elected by the Hier-i archy as a member of thd Administra -' tire Committee of the National Cath- olic Welfare Council to succeed Right Rev. J. F. Regis Canevin, Bishop of Pittsburg. Replaces Bishop Canevin. Bishop Canevin is secretary of lhe Boasd of Trustees of the Catholic University and a member of the Cath- olic Board of Foreign Missiors, which is to have complete supervision of all the misisonary organizations in the United States. These offices require I so much of his time and attention that he is unable to continue, his previous hard work as a member of the Wel- fare Council's Administrative Com- mittee. Successful dministrator. Bishop Gibbons, though relatively a young man, comes to his new labors on the committee after a long and successful career in administrative positions. In addition to his pastoral experience, Bishop Gibbons has had the advantage of several years' serv- ice s superintendent of parochial schools of Buffalo• He is a forceful preacher and recognized as a leader of men. Held Important Positions. After his ordination to the priest- hood in Rome, May 27, ,1893, Father Gibbohs became assistant  to his brother, Rev. Nicholas Gibbons, pas- tor of St. Mary's Church, Niagara Falls, N. Y. "There he had charge o all the Catholic Italians of the city. Later he was appointed assistant to Rev. James F. McGloin, pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, Buffalo. He was selected by Bishop Quigley as superintendent of schools and re- mained in that position until shortly before his cbnsecration, March 25, 1919. Bishop Gibbons was born 52 • I years ago m 'Albany, the seat of his present diocese. U. S. STEAMSHIPS TO RUN DIRECT TO COVE OF CORK (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Dublin, Oct. 4.The United States Mails Steamship ompany has de- clared its intention "of immediately starting a new line of communication to link New York with Cove-of-Cork,, Boulogne and London, the S. S. Pan- handle State to make her maiden voy- age in this undertaking. Early next year the company is to add a service from Boston as well. British Oppose, It is-a significancoincidence that the British GovernmSnt has just made an order Prohibiting the landing of passengers in Ireland direct from America., It remains for America commercial interests to insist that the right of-direct trade with Ireland shall not be denied them. The long- standing anomaly which compels nine- tenths of Ireland's exports and im- ports "to pass through England should be scrapped. $20,000,000 Exports. The resulting advantage to Ireland and America can be surmised from the fact that before the war even such direct exports as this island was al- lowed to send to the United States amounted to 20 million dollars, and the direct imports from America reached more than half that sum. It is a certainty that to impede the new'traffic the opponents of fair trade will invent innffmerable obstacles. CARDINAL MERCIER'S ADDRESS TO PRESS I (By N. C. W: C.---ews Service.) Brussels, Oct. 5.--"The war iS end, I ed, but peace is not yet in our hearts," said Cardinal Mercier to the Belgian delegates at the meeting of the World's Press at Mechlin, where a great festival to celebrate the restor- ation of the Oudenardo shimes is tak- ing place. Continuing the Cardinal said: "We have" to keep our faith in hu- manity and in the Divine; be not downhearted, but think always of the manager happens to be as good a Catholic as there is in Rome, and it may be said, while on the subject, that Cook's are authorized by" the Holy ee to act as travel agents for pilgrimages and he like, and do most of the looking for ecclesiastics here. The gentleman who got the privilege of calling himself the "Catholic Travel SocietY" is now in prison awaiting trial on a charge of swindling, and his place s closed. But after all, the fact is that a Catholic visitor here is at the mercy of hotels and Cook's and other places and agencies which are themselves at the mercy of the guides who come to them for employment. With a known Catholic center here this condition would not obtain, and Catholic LOURDES MIRACLE IS CONFIRMED BY TWO PHYSICIANS ,% Recovery of a Young Belgian Woman Dying of Con- sumption. Paris, Oct. 5.--Miss Martha Maton, a Belgian lady of 21 years, suffering from tuberculosis in its last stage, ar- rived at Lpurdes late in September. Weakefled by a succession of illness"- since the age of 14, she had gone through the ordeal of forced' evacua- tion from Furnes, her native town, in the first days of the war, and had been ent at" last to the sanatorium erected for the Belgians at Charnay (Ain) under the auspices of Queen Elizabeth. • Director Describes Her Condition. Dr. Hottlet, director of the sanator- ium, gives the following description of her condition since December, 1918: "Her pains are so frequent and so sharp that it takes six or eight hypo- dermic injections of morphine each day to give her some relief. The case appears to be desperate; for nine months the patient has stood between life and death, fed only with milk, coffee and a fewbiscuits; her evening temperature often reaches 104. Our treatment aims only at reducing her pain; peritoneal effusions compress the diaphragm and the heart, deter- mine swoons and painful breathing, and never permit the patient to rise from, or sit in, her bed. It is in this desperate condition that she was al- lowed on her express desire to start for Lourdes under the care of twd ,sisters. So intense was her suffering that she prayed not for cure but for death." Miss Maton was plunged in the pis- cine of the Grotto on her arrival at ,ourdes and came out extremely weak. The next day she was taken to,the Grotto to assist at mass, but she was so weak and worn out that the sisters did not bring her to the piscines till the afternoon. She had hardly touched the miraculous water when she experienced sharp abdomi- nal pains and lost consciousness. When, however, she came back to er senses, ignoring the warnings of the ladies in attendance anal moved by an irresistible power, she stood up and started to walk. At the 'Bureau des Costatations,' where she was carried, she rose again on her feet and walked without any difficulty. One of the doctors who examined "her aft]treed that at that very moment all peri- toneal effusions and abdominal painh had disappeared. , The next day at a supplementary exntination of te patient expert doctors noted some hard spots in the right lung and. frictions in the fliac region, but all pain had left the ri;ht hip, and the right leg, which was ten centimeters short, had gained seven. Miss Maon returned to the Char- nay sanatorium to see her strength returning o iapidly, whilst her or-. guns and functions came back to nor-: mal, that at the end of six weeks she was able to take up some work. She went back t-o Belgium, and on Jue24, of this year, she wrote tothe Lourdes Bureau to report the completeness of her recovery and her entrance into the Franciscan community of Poperinghe. Cure Supernatural, Says Doctor. , Of the extraordinary character of the cure Dr.,Marchand, vice president of the Bureau des Constatations, wrote as follows: "This young lady had her lungs and peritonium eaten up by the bacillus of tuberculosis; coxalgT had reduced her right limb to complete incapacity; she was in the last stage of cachexy and had never left her bed for nine months. Now she suddenly starts to walk and to show a return to life; in two weeks, after two baths in the piscine at Lour- des all her lung and abdomen lesions disappear and within six*weeks she resumes her normal existence. We can but humbly bow our heads and recognize that such a cure is not the result of natural processes/but is be- yond the limits of science, and that nothing outside of a supernatural id- tervention can explain it." WON RHODES SCHOLARSHIP, t 2 !i u d ! : ! i '1(] B. St,er. a Catholic. 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