May 8 1899 Cornerstone Laid

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May 8 1899
CORNER-STONE T AID. : . TSTEW ST. BONIFACE CH HCIT AT JACXS027 AND GRi -ZZ7. Consignor Bouchet Many Organizations W sented- Coet ?Oif DINNEB TO THE The new St. Boniface .church passed the first mll stone in its his' wiu wiore sirouer year nas pas' Colon. will stand as one of the most beau brown edifices in Louisville. Yesterday afternoon witnessed th Ing of tbe corner-stone of both) church and. the new seminary. Will stand side, by side. Just ben o'clock ths priests and trustees pariah, with Monslgnor Bouchet at head, formed In the sacristy of O Boniface, and started tn solemn-p. sion tor the new church which is built adjoining the old. At the g: the churchyard the train of priest augmented by members of the St. face Society, St- Ludwigs Bone Association, and six companies Catholic Knights of America, unJ command of CoL Henry Eiler an They moved to the music of a t sung by the St. Boniface choir, ad the voncoraia singing society, under the direction of Mr. O. J. Kleinmeyer. : When tbe church was reached Father Bouchet moved forward and ble&eed the corner-stone and then, passing solt-mnly around the wails, dedicated the whoe structure to tbe service and glory of God. The following articles were - Disced within Che corner-stone: Copies of all ths local dally papers and several of the mors Important Catholic publications; a number of coins; a photograph ot the paator and trustees of the church; a parchment containing the nama of the Pope, the Vicar General, the Bishop of ths Diocese, Monslgnor bouchet, the trustees and pries ta. tho President of the United States, ths Governor of Ken tucky and Mayor Weaver. one side of the double comer-stone waa blessed by Monslgnor Bouchet f,r St Bocuface and tbe other for tho order of Franc Wx; an Monks in America. After tne ceremonies attendant uoon th lav ing of the corner-stone. Father KubalJ. of Columhus, O.. who. waa at one time pastor of the church, delivered an address m German. He was followed by Father Bax. of St. John'a church, who made an address filled with humor and teen m. After the completion of the exercises dinner to the ortesta waa Bivpn in the pariah house. i The church when comoleted will be unusually handsome, and la exoected to cost between d0,000 and JisO.OOO. The seminary, which will he flnUriP about the same time, will be two and one-half stories high snd made of pressed brick, rt will contain fifty-seven rooms, and will be used for th education of those studyins for the rvfh.,u Ifrmnnooo. . 1 'rim. 1 ria 1 .ncn 1 I , I re. J ? belr itaff-i hant

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 08 May 1899, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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