--Immediately after the funeral services of Archbishop Hughes
, in the cathedral, the suffrages Bishops of the archdiocese met in council, and, in accordance with custom, sent forward to Rome
three names for the successorship of the archbishopric--Bishop Bailey
, of New Jersey
, dig Bishop Timon
, of Buffalo
and Bishop McCloskey
, of Albany
The latter will undoubtedly be chosen.
He was formerly Coadjutor of New York, with the right of succession, which was changed when the new Sea of Albany was created.
He is a native of New York, having been born in Brooklyn