Our Alma Mater!
'Midst wide-spreading oaks, and stately,
The pride of our hearts she stands;
Far removed from the noise and the bustle
Of the city's toiling bands;
Noble of mien, and beauteous,
Friendly her head she rears,
Glorying in those she has…
The Laying of the Cornerstone.
THE CORNERSTONE of the New Diocesan St. Ambrose College was laid Sunday
at 3 o'clock p. m. Notwithstanding the dark clouds arising at the time, with
sure indications of rain, a very large concourse of people was…
In the reign of our Holy Father, Leo XIII; Grover Cleveland being President
of the United States; Henry Cosgrove, D. D., Bishop of Davenport; A. J. Schulte,
President of the Seminary. Given under the Episcopal Seal, this 5th day of July, in
This work has been undertaken in God's name, and so far 'tis well. Man may plant
and water the planting, but it is God who giveth the increase.
"Unless the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it"—Pa. 126. We
must not forget,…
days of the Ages of Faith, an honor and a glory to the Catholics of this Diocese of
Mayor Claussen then addressed the assemblage, speaking in part as follows:
Fellow Citizens: The St. Ambrose College bids fair to become the third in…
TOP ROW, (left to right)--HENRY E. SHIELDS, JAMES J. WELSH, WILLIAM P. CALLAHAN, HENRY CRIMMINS, THOMAS V. LAWLOR. LOWER ROW, (left to right)--ARTHUR J. FITZPATRICK, CLETUS J. PORTEL, MARVIN HERRINGTON, LEONARD D.…
THE AMBROSIAN STAFF
Editor-in-Chief—Cletus John Portel.
Assistant Editor-in-Chief—William Joseph Hynes.
Business Manager—Arthur James Fitzpatrick.
Thomas Vincent Lawlor.
ONE MORNING, over on the hill, while a crowd of the Senior Class were discussing
subjects of varied interest, the subject of an Annual was broached. The discussion soon advanced to the practicability of editing an Annual for 1913. About