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Gaelic, lo_lrish jollification. wonderful tnat aerated and sentimental Socinian parson, possibly' ^ Qj jsjew York, having some power with the Itfinot J- J*be mediums, may call back the ghosts of Oliver spirits an d Hugh O'Neill to mingle in the Anglo-Irish love Crotn*e11 aDce on earth, to men of good will, at all events, feast of Pea {uller justice and generous treatment on the part We bope for honle and here, and in whatever language they of Ireland at


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pfforr**' Clf their excellent publication. It seems to fill a longnumber6 . catholic serial literature. The articles are modern, felt *ant 10 t great or pretending to be great, and not overdone ^ivacio115'n° ggrvice of devotion, but straightforward, and the ^itb mere "{Un of common sense. In the editorial controeditoria\s a^reUSSj of the St. Louis Review, in the March Men versy . Cincinnati man, Baldus, has the best of the argument by all odds, and once more shows the young man Preuss up as being a supercilious, hypercritical, dogmatic prig, as if nobody knew what Catholicity stood for except the pin-feather editor of the St. Louis Review. Say your prayers, Preuss, and learn better.

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On March 21st, the Anthracite Coal-Strike Commission, appointed by Roosevelt, published its decisions. They are just the points The Globe has advocated since the strike began, and as both Baer and Mitchell are pleased we should not complain. Now let the Legislature act on the teachings of this Globe, as to—"Who is to blame?"

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misapprehension of his principles, many of which coincide with your own leading- opinions expressed in the Globe Review. On nearer acquaintance you will find him to be, instead of an enemy and worker of evil, an ally on this side of the great battle.

Your condemnation of the Nihilists is too broad. No two members of the party have very much in common. Some, it is true, do advocate assassination, but not all. As a whole, the party is composed of radicals, democrats, reformers and revolutionists, of every shade of opinion, who are at one only in opposing tyranny and cruelty. The government bureaucracy in Russia purposely brings the Nihilists into disrepute before the world by foisting on them the stigma of underhanded assassination. Controlling a large part of the press, and able to censor every publication that circulates in Russia, misrepresentation is not difficult. For example, Tolstoy, who, though not an active revolutionist, is hated and persecuted by the government, is often so amended and altered by the censor before appearing in print that the published articles assert the contrary of the MS. On this point my judgment is based partly on direct observation among the exiled students in attendance at this University. Sincerely,

Edward Rumely.

Nearly fourteen years ago, when John Wanamaker was Postmaster-General, and the United States mails were closed to Tolstoy's "Kreutzer Sonata," and when the book itself could not be procured in the book stores of Philadelphia, though the most pious establishments of this sort were at the same time doing a thriving business with their sales of the corrupt works of the late M. Zola—at such time and under such circumstances the editor of the Globe Review, having received a copy from the Boston publishers, read it and reviewed it in No. 4 of the Globe Review, taking the ground that while the book undoubtedly represented certain tragic, criminal and vulgar phases oi modern society, said phases actually existed, that they were very numerous, and if we were not scared at the facts themselves as they were taking place before our eyes and being described daily in the newspapers, though they were not yet at that time as yellow and red and lurid with bestial, nude and infamous vulgarity as they have since become, why should we

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the following cable dispatch: * o{ APnl 5th

'■Proclaims Tolstoy to be personification of Satan p L
Tnhn of Cronstadt, refuses membership in Universitv r her
'^Petersburg, April ^Father John ,of Ck^^^-
fo'accept honorary membership in the Council of the IIn,! •

Dorhat, to which he was elected with the view of a^^
"he^rath of the Gerica, party at the election of

-'father John, in a letter to the university, declhies twading honor of being placed on the same foot.W a8 th?e de' fe" Count Leo Tolstoy the worst heretic of oU v" and surpassing fa intellectual pnde all former heretics

utJ do not want to be associated with antichrist,' he says.

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