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General Jottings of the Week. IMPOSING CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION A T MIDDLESBOROUGH.

R E P R E S E N T A T I V E S AT EDINBURGH EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS.

35,000 people t o o k p a r t in a p u b lic procession of t h e Blessed S a c r a m e n t in celebration of t h e F e a s t of C o r p u s C h r i s t i in Middlesborough, E n g l a n d . H e a d e d b y a band, a n d e s c o r t e d b y m o u n t e d police t h e p a g e a n t left t h e C a t h e d r a l f o r t h e C o n v e n t . B o y s in r e d s a s h e s , i n f a n t girls, t i n y t o t s w i t h golden, w r e a t h s a n d w h i t e dresses, children from an orphanage in white a n d blue, g i r l s f r o m a Convent in long satin gowns and carrying b a s k e t s of c r e a m r o s e s , m a d e u p t h e first g r o u p s . <Jirls f r o m a n o t h e r Convent carried wheat and grapes. The C h i l d r e n of M a r y came from all t h e p a r i s h e s a n d t h e r e w a s a g r o u p of G o a n s e a m e n from t h e d o c k s . Girl g u i d e s a n d schoolboys m a r c h e d on in seemingly endless numbers. Then came thousands of m e n m a r c h i n g f o u r deep. L o n g lines of surpliced boys a n d m a s s e d c h o i r s heralded t h e approach of t h e Blessed S a c r a m e n t . T h e Bis h o p escorted b y n u m e r o u s p r i e s t s c a r r i e d t h e Sacred H o s t u n d e r a beautiful canopy. T h e women of 1 t h e p a r i s h e s followed after.

A t t h e Edinburgh Eucharistic Congress, E n g l a n d w a s represented by F a t h e r M a r t i n d a l e , S.J. w h o preached. Cadets, marines and " J o b s " of t h e U.S.A. N a v y w h o sailed u p t h e F i r t h in t h e b a t t l e ships A r k a n s a s a n d W y o m i n g to t h e i r first p o r t of call o n a world t o u r , also a t t e n d e d . F a t h e r M a y of Melbourne, A u s t r a l i a , r e p r e sented t h e " N e v e r N e v e r L a n d . " T h e d e m o n s t r a t i o n of m o r e t h a n 5000 Catholic m e n in t h e W a v e r ley M a r k e t on t h e S u n d a y evening of t h e Congress w a s a d e m o n s t r a tion of Catholic manhood which h a s never been equalled in t h e h i s t o r y of^post-Reformation Scotland. Members of t h e noble families rubbed shoulders w i t h t h e t o u g h Clydesiders. S e d a t e b u r g h e r s of E d i n b u r g h s a t side b y side w i t h unemployed m i n e r s . Congress b a d g e s w e r e forbidden except d u r i n g t h e Services a n d meetings. I t w a s mostly t h e older folk—perhaps in w h o m t h e pride of t h e clans still holds s t r o n g e r s w a y — w h o w e r e seen going o u t into t h e streets with the Papal Colours still s h o w i n g in t h e i r coats. I t w a s n o t j u s t forgetfulness. T h e womenfolk, 7,000 in all, held t h e i r own m e e t i n g t h e evening after t h e m e n did. They b r a ved t h e hostile crowds and m a r ched t o t h e rendezvous heroically. A r c h b i s h o p McDonald described t h e situation best w h e n he sa\d to his a u d i e n c e ; "To-day is t h e a n n i v e r s a r y of t h e B a t t l e of Bannockb u r n . Before t h e b a t t l e t h e Scots knelt down t o p r a y : ' S e e / cried t h e E n g l i s h , ' t h e y kneel t o beg f o r mercy.' ' Y e s / replied t h e Scots, t h a t we do, b u t it is n o t from you t h a t w e a s k for m e r c y . " T h e cowardly anti-Catholics were afr a i d t o a t t a c k on t h e m e n ' s n i g h t b u t t h e y chose t h e women's m e e t i n g for t h e i r ignoble a s s a u l t s . "

TWELVE MILLION SUFFERE R S D U E TO C H I N A F L O O D . F r o m N a n k i n g comes a s o b e r r e p o r t t h a t a b o u t 12,000,000 p e r sons a r e suffering from d r o u g h t induced f a m i n e conditions in 8 provinces of C h i n a and h u n d r e d s of t h o u s a n d s h a v e been reduced t o e a t i n g t h e b a r k of t r e e s , roots a n d even clay. H u n a n , Anhwei a n d H u p e h provinces a r e t h e m o s t a c u t e sufferers. EARTHQUAKE DAMAGES MISSION P R O P E R T Y IN FORMOSA. T h e e a r t h q u a k e of April on t h e island of F o r m o s a killed 3,152 inh a b i t a n t s a n d m a d e 250,000 h o m e less. Great d a m a g e to t h e Catholic missions of F o r m o s a w a s done. Catholic p r i e s t s h a v e been w o r k i n g t h e r e since 1859 ( t h e D u t c h d r o v e t h e m out in t h e 1 7 t h C e n t u r y ) . T h e r e is a Catholic population of 7,000 a t p r e s e n t . E n t r u s t e d t o t h e Dominions is t h e mission w i t h 12 c h u r c h e s , 36 chapefc, 22 schools, a t r a i n i n g school for t e a c h e r s , a medical d i s p e n s a r y ^ a p r i n t i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t , college for girls a n d an orphan asylum. STUDENTS OF PROPAGANDA COLLEGE ORDAINED. Nine nations were represented b y t h e 22 newly ordained s t u d e n t s of P r o p a g a n d a College received in Special Audience b y t h e Holy F a t h e r last m o n t h . T h e r e w e r e 6 Chinese, 5 I n d i a n s , 2 N e w Z e a l a n d e r s , 1 J a p a n e s e , 1 Yugo Slav, 3 A u s t r a l i a n s , 1 Dane, 1 D u t c h m a n and 2 A n n a m i t e s . ENGLAND

W I N S DAVIS

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E n g l a n d h a s won t h e Davis C u p . Congratulations. G. P . H u g h e s , w h o w i t h T u c k e y , defeated t h a t m o s t formidable pair—Allison a n d V a n R y n of A m e r i c a — i s a C a t h o lic. He h a s represented England in t h e Doubles for t h r e e y e a r s now.

A BOOK T H A T E V E R Y CATHOLIC < SHOULD READ. " I t is o u r d u t y " , s a y s t h e U n i verse of London " t o recommend t o t h e C h r i s t i a n public a v e r y notable book w h i c h h a s been p u b lished by t h e B r u c e Publishing Co. of Milwaukee. U.S.A. I t is sold in E n g l a n d b y M e s s r s . Coldwell (17 R e d Lion P a s s a g e , London, W . C 1) a t 13s. T h e r e should be no Catholic l i b r a r y w i t h o u t this book. The a u t h o r is Bishop F r a n c i s Kelley, D.D., L.L.D., a prelate of g r e a t diplomatic experience a n d outstanding literary ability. " B l o o d - D r e n c h e d A l t a r s " as t h e volume is called tells t h e s t o r y of Mexico f r o m t h e b e g i n n i n g of t h e Country's history. We suggest t h a t e v e r y Catholic should t r y t o read t h i s book." ENGLISH

PILGRIMAGE LOURDES.

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The l a r g e s t E n g l i s h pilgrimage to Lourdes t h i s y e a r left Liverpool on July 9 t h . I t w a s led by Bishop Dobson, U . G. and consisted of 50 p r i e s t s , 120 sick, including 25 s t r e t c h e r cases, and more t h a n 800 pilgrims in all.

is the time to lay the foundation of Baby's future health —on Cow & Gate he will grow to strong and healthy manhood ! Cow & Gate builds bone, flesh and tissue in correct and normal proportions. !: is a complete Food —rich in Vitamin D." 44

COW & GATE MILK FOOD THE

BEST M I L K FOR B A B I E S W H E N N A T U R A L F E E D I N G FAILS

Agents for South Malaya, B.N. Borneo & Sarawak:

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J A C K S O N & CO., L T D . , Robinson Road, S i n g a p o r e .

HECKLERS EJECTED FROM SERVICE IN ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL.

B I S H O P R O B E R T S A N D MRS ROBERTS PAY LAST RESP E C T S TO MGR. BARILLON

About 200 Anglicans a t t e n d e d Service in R o c h e s t e r C a t h e d r a l lately in honour of St. J o h n Fisher. Lord Halifax, Minister for W a r , g a v e an oration. D u r i n g t h e p r o ceedings a m e m b e r of t h e P r o t e s t a n t T r u t h Society stood up in t h e n a v e and declared t h a t F i s h e r w a s a t r a i t o r . He s t a t e d t h a t it w a s a shame for t h e S e c r e t a r y of S t a t e for W a r t o be t h e r e t h / i t n i g h t defending a t r a i t o r . T h e Anglican Bishop of R o c h e s t e r sternly told t h e i n t e r r u p t e r to b e silent b u t t h e l a t t e r refused t o leave until t h e police w e r e called. A n o t h e r m e m b e r of t h e P . T . S . alsp rose and shouted, "How can F i s h e r be called a C h r i s t i a n w h e n h e invited Spanish a r m i e s to inv a d e this c o u n t r y ? I a m h e r e t o p r o t e s t . " His p r o t e s t w a s d r o w n ed in t h e singing of a h y m n .

T h e l a t e Bishop Barillon's many friends will a p p r e c i a t e t h e kindness of Bishop a n d M r s . Roberts, of t h e Anglican E s t a b l i s h m e n t , who v e r y t h o u g h t f u l l y sent a beautiful w r e a t h for t h e funeral. Such l a r g e h e a r t e d n e s s is always v e r y m u c h a p p r e c i a t e d and respected. T h e P r o t e s t a n t Bishop and h i s wife can r e s t assured of our g r a t i t u d e .

SON OF MR. & M R S . F R E Y A R R I V E S FROM S W I T Z E R L A N D . Rendi F r e y , eldest son of M r . a n d Mrs. F r e y of E a s t Coast R o a d arrived on S u n d a y by t h e I t a l i a n liner from Switzerland w h e r e h e h a s been r e s i d i n g w i t h his g r a n d parents. Y o u n g F r e y is looking v e r y fit and a l t h o u g h only 14 y e a r s of age is q u i t e big a n d s t r o n g . Needless to s a y his p a r e n t s a r e overjoyed to h a v e h i m w i t h t h e m a f t e r such a long period of s e p a r a tion. CORPUS C H R I S T I A T L I V E R POOL. A t Liverpool 20,000 people a s sembled for t h e Corpus C h r i s t i procession. R a i n fell in t h e m o r n ing but t h e s u n shone brilliantly during t h e service. One h u n d r e d priests walked before t h e Blessed Sacrament and six p r i e s t s c a r r i e d t h e canopy u n d e r which A r c h bishop Downey bore t h e Sacred Host. REMARKABLE EUCHARISTIC CLOCK.

A r e m a r k a b l e E u c h a r i s t i c clock h a s been p r e s e n t e d to t h e P o p e by a Viennese lady. I t is 2 feet h i g h and in t h e f o r m of a world m a p : It is o r n a m e n t e d w i t h 2 angels b e a r i n g an inscription, and r e p r e s e n t s all t h e p a r t s of t h e world in which each 24 j h o u r s t h e Holy Sacrifice is offered daily.

F R E N C H TENNIS'STAR PASSES THROUGH TO JAVA. H e n r i Cochet, one of t h e greate s t L a w n Tennis p l a y e r s France ever produced, who is now a p r o fessional w a s n o t p e r m i t t e d t o meet the Singapore amateurs. This deprived h i s Singapore adm i r e r s of t h e pleasure of watching t h i s g r e a t m a s t e r . Cochet is now in J a v a on a t e n n i s t o u r where his success is a s s u r e d . How narrow t h e r u l e s g o v e r n i n g A m a t e u r Sport can b e h a s been proved over and over a g a i n b u t no c h a n g e in them h a s y e t been a t t e m p t e d . Cochet is accompanied by his wife. SON O F N O T E D A R T I S T DISAPPEARS MYSTERIOUSLY. Mr. H e n r y J o h n son of Mr.. A u g u s t u s J o h n , t h e famous artist, h a s d i s a p p e a r e d while staying w i t b a n a u n t in Cornwall. His car was found in a lane, and his dog on a cliff edge. I t is t h o u g h t t h a t h e w e n t for a b a t h e a n d was swept a w a y by t h e s t r o n g sea. Mr. J o h n , w h o is 28, entered the Society of J e s u s , a n d studied at Oxford. H e t o o k h i s degree a f t e r t h r e e y e a r s , b u t decided he had no vocation to t h e priesthood and left t h e Society. CARD. F A U L H A B E R ' S SHREWD R E P L Y TO N A Z I POLICE. Cardinal F a u l h a b e r of Munich pronounced a v e r y n e a t r e t o r t to t h e Secret Police authorities of Munich, w h e n in t h e i r solicitude for religion t h e y recommended His E m i n e n c e t o a b a n d o n t h e immemorial Corpus C h r i s t i procession t h i s y e a r so a s t o avoid trouble w i t h t h e P r o t e s t a n t s and Commun i s t s . T h e Cardinal replied t h a t he w a s in perfect understanding w i t h t h e P r o t e s t a n t Church a u t h o rities, and t h a t t h e S t a t e no doubt would be able to protect t h e Catholic population from t h e Communists.

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CATHOLIC MALAYA BEREAVED. DEMISE OF H.E. DR. EMILE BARILLON D. D. RETIRED BISHOP OF MALACCA

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