Medicine: Mother Alphonsa

At New Rochelle, N. Y., the mourners for Miss Mary L. Merrill took sad pleasure in reading her will last week. She had directed that $25,000 go to the Rosary Hills Home for incurable cancer victims at Hawthorne, N. Y.

The mourners knew that the cancerous men and women there, almost 100, were getting the devoted care of the Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of St. Rose of Lima. They could picture the white-clad sisters wiping away the fetid pus from cancerous lesions, applying cool unguents, making the patients comfortable, even injecting a...

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