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April 6, 1962 e 23 Catholic Northwest Progressm Mother Elizabeth Seton Was Their Foundress ... Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul HE SISTERS OF CHARITY of St. Vincent de Paul, Halifax, owe their origin to Mother Elizabeth Seton. foundress of the Sisters of Charity at Emmitsburg, Md., in 1809. In 1849, a group of Sisters was sent from New York to open the first mission in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Seven years later, with the approval of the Holy See, the Halifax community became an independent congregation. The community, which staffs the schools of St. Anthony, Renton; St. Anthony, Kent; and St. Thomas, Riverton, has 97 houses in five Canadian Provinces, in Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey, as well as Washington. There is one house in Bermuda and the motherhouse is in Halifax. The principal work of the community is teaching, but the Sisters also conduct hospitals, orphanages, nurseries, homes for the aged and two resi- dential schools for Indian children. From Indiana's Wffderness To The Northwest... HE SISTERS of the Holy Cross at St. Matthew and St. Paul Parish Schools in Se- attle trace the beginnings of their order to Le Mans, France, and theiy beginnings in this country to the Indiana wilderness of 1883. In that year the Sisters came to Notre Dame, Ind., to a little log chapel and a small convent. A year later in Bertrand, Mich., the Sisters opened their first noviti- ate in the U. S., as well as St. Mary Academy with a faculty of two Sisters and four postulants. In 1855 the 185 acres which today constitutes St. Mary Col- lege, Notre Dame, was purchased for $8,000. With this foundation in the new world the Sisters then es- tablished a provincial house in Salt Lake City which provides Sisters for Washington, Idaho, California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah. Besides teaching, the Sisters also may b'ecome nurses, artists, journalists, accountants--any of Sist,rs of tho Holy C. the needed occupations in the schools, convents and hospitals the Sisters of the Holy Cross maintain. SCOTTY'S FISH & CHIPS Ye Original "Old Counfry" Fish and Chips We are Speciallsts in Take Home Orders 8318 Bth N.W. SU 2-9565 Easter Greetings C. D. STIMSON COMPANY MA 2-0802 White-Henry.Stuart Bldg., Seattle SLEEP-OFF-THE HI-WAYMOTEL CH 2-9222 13504 Pacific Hwy S., Seattle AMERICAN ROOFING CO. COMPOSITION ROOFING TAR AND GRAVEL ROOFS ASBESTOS SIDING GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS FREE ESTIMATES NO OBLIGATIONS l Dial EA 2-9256 l ALL WORK GUARANTEED 2816 Jackson St. Seattle ADAM'S MAINTENANCE 114 20th E. EA 4-I 991 FISHER BROS. HARDWARE HAL'S SHELL SERVICE 2244 Eastlake E. EA 3-9531 KEN GILES SUPER MARKET 1536 Cole St. Enumclaw EMPIRE BOWL $740 Empire Way S. PA 3-0191 CARTER'S STORE FOR MEN & BOYS 12556 N.E. Barbell Wy EM 3-9779 BALLEY'S SHELL SERVICE 12248 Aurora N. EM 2-5338 BOB'S SHELL SERVICE 5304 1st Ave. S. PA 2-9477 7231 Greenwood N. SU 4-3470 MATTSON'S FIFTEENTH AVENUE VARIETY 17229 ISlE N.E. EM 2-6677 CASELOCK AND KEY SERVICE 5903 24th N.W. SU 4-2332 BUCKNER.WEATHERBY CO., INC. i743 1St S. MA 3-5103 ADMIRAL CLEANERS 1016 Madison MA 2-8538 J. J. BLUMER COMPANY 2008 E. Union EA 2-1706 BOEHMER REALTY 12320 N.E. Bothell Wy EM 3-3574 BaN TON CAFE 10405 Aurora N. LA 2-9449 GOURLAY LUMBER 12300 15th N.E. INDEPENDENT DELIVERY, INC. 1331 Stewart MU 2-1818 QUALITY DRIVE-IN CLEANERS California & Arnold Way WE 7-8550 STANDARD GROCERY 2212 ueen Anne N. AT 2-0203 EM 2-66661 DICKEY & LIEBES 1221 2nd MA 3.7640