The Huntsville Daily Times
The Huntsville Daily Times
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Description: Honor Memory of Belgian Missionary

Date: August 6 1915

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 6, Column 4

Honor Memory of Belgian Missionary
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(Special to The Daily Times)
Greenwood, S. D., Aug. 6 About 4,000 tribesmen of the Sioux have gathered here to honor the memory of Rev. Fr. De Smet, a Belgian missionary, who converted the chiefs of the tribe 75 years ago. Rev. Dr. William H. Ketcham, director of the bureau of Catholic Indian missions and Rev. Thomas L. Gasson, S. J., of Georgetown University are the principal speakers at the big Indian church congress.

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