Religion: Hill of Torture

Director Arthur Caswell Parker of the Rochester (N. Y.) Municipal Museum (he is part Seneca Indian) was invited last week to solve what promised to be an interesting problem. At Auriesville, N. Y., site of the shrine to North America's eight Roman Catholic saints (TIME, April 7; July 7, 1930), excavators had discovered two complete skeletons and the skull of a third. Archeologist Parker was asked to determine their identity. They might be the remains of three of the eight saints—Isaac Jogues, Rene Goupil and John Lalande,...

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