THE TABLET

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DUM V O B I S GRATULAMUR A N IM O S E T IA M A D D IM U S UT I N I N C ΠP T I S V E S T R I S C O N S T AN T E R M A N E A T IS

From the Brief o f His Holiness Pius IX to The Tablet, June 4, 1870.

Vol. 158 . No. 4,767. L o n d o n , S eptem ber ig , 19 3 1 .

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News and No t e s .............. 357 A Legitimate Party? . . . 361 The Final Act of the Council of Trent in the Matter of the Eucharistic Sacrifice 362 R eviews :

St. Francis of Sales for A l l ....................................... 364 The Blazing C a r ................. 365 A Scottish Abbot's Memories 365 With Apologies to Sterne 366 Ecclesiastes in Ethiopic . . . 366

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Books Received ................. 367 New Books and Music . . . 368 Catholic Education Notes . . . 368 At Lourdes with the Catholic

A ssociation ............................ 369 L ’Affaire Limbrick-Ouseley 370 From The Tablet of Ninety

Years A g o ............................ 370 Ch e s s ....................................... 371 Correspondence :

Rome (Our Own Corre­

spondent’s Weekly Letter from) ............................ 373

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Obituary ............................ 374 Capuchin Franciscan

Appointments ................. 374 “ Christo Salvatori” . . . 375 Letters to the Ed it o r :

Abbot John Feckenham 376 The Holy Shroud . . . 376 Et Cæ t e r a .............. Orbis Terrarum: . . . 376

England, Scotland, and Wales . . . 378 Ireland . . . 378 Australia . . . 379 Belgium . . . 379

Orbis Terrarum ( Oontd.) :

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British Honduras . . . 380 Canada ............................ 380 Czechoslovakia .................380 France ............................ 381 Germany ............................ 382 Holland ............................ 382 Japan 382 Spain ............................ 382 Coming Events ................. 384 Anti-Catholic Violence at

Liverpool ............................ 384 The Bishop of Northampton 384 Social and P ersonal . . . 384

NOTANDA Hendersonian “ Labour.” A grave warning reiterated and amplified (p. 361).

A week o f calamities and disorders. Flood and hurricane in China and British Honduras. An insurrection in Austria and a murderous outrage in Hungary (p. 357).

More about the Council o f Trent and Eucharistic Doctrine. A paper by the Abbot o f Buckfast (p. 362).

Emigration to Canada. Valuable memoranda on to-day’s opportunity (p. 380).

“ Limbrick-Ouseley.” An Anglican clergyman’s public falsification o f a Tablet Note. Our offer to a caller who did not call (p. 370).

L in ton ’s new church. Tw o photographs, and some architectural notes (pp. 375, 377).

A shock fo r the Lourdes pilgrims. Serious illness o f the Bishop o f Northampton (pp. 369, 384).

“ St. Francis de Sales fo r A ll.” A Tablet reviewer commends an intelligent abridgment (p. 364).

The future o f St. Kilda. A happy thought by the Earl o f Dumfries (p. 376).

N EW S AND NOTES A LTHOUGH Austria and Hungary, two separate States, are no longer Austria-Hungary, linked by a hyphen, they are companions in distress. Both o f these two neighbours, with whom the Treaties o f 1919 dealt severely, are confronted by fast-maturing financial obligations which they cannot meet without help from outside. Nor are these monetary difficulties their only troubles. At a cost which her almost empty Treasury cannot afford, Austria had to put down, last Sunday and Monday, a large-scale insurrection which aimed at setting up a kind of Fascismo. Her rulers promptly and

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skilfully suppressed the rising and recovered the twenty towns which Heimwehr forces had seized : but this expensive episode has upset foreign investors and has undone much o f the effect produced by Austria’s renunciation of the Anschluss. In the Kingdom o f Hungary, political life is more stable than in the neighbouring Republic o f Austria. Communism, however, is at work. There can be little doubt that the Reds (who nearly turned Hungary into a Bolshevist State twelve years ago) were behind the outrage of last Saturday when a bomb destroyed a viaduct and caused the loss of nearly thirty lives. One of the bitterest elements in Great Britain’s own money-crisis just now is that we cannot help deserving cases abroad as we were so long wont to do. But nothing can stop us from giving Catholic Austria and Catholic Hungary our prayers.

Looking further afield than Austria and Hungary, our eyes are saddened by enormous calamities. Gazing westward, we see British Honduras ravaged by a hurricane which has laid Belize in ruins and has killed many Christian missionaries as well as nearly a thousand other inhabitants. When we turn eastward, our hearts are made heavy by a disaster which, twenty years ago, would have filled many columns o f each day’s newspaper and would have promptly drawn hundreds of thousands of pounds of British money for the sufferers’ relief. Floods in China have swollen and spread on so fearful a scale that not less than 80,000,000 of our fellow mortals are in danger o f starvation— a total equal to the total of men, women and children in all England and all France, added together. Here indeed is Christendom’s chance. If it be true that the over-production o f wheat has piled up nearly two years’ supply in the world’s granaries, and that the surplus of other commodities(e.g.,cotton,currants, and coffee), necessitates the destruction of crops to keep up prices, surely it will be an insult to Almighty God and His bounty if we allow millions o f His creatures to starve in the midst o f plenty.