Clara-=na=-Gael l0lil.l"lial T
PHILADELPHIA, JUNE 24,1911
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RISH GAMES, Tuesday, July. 4th," at Philadelphia Washington
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astal Spangled Banner
'oii, say, can you see by the dawnls
so proudly we hailed at the twi-
. K, .
o'er the ramparts we watched were so
And the rocket’: red glare, the bombs
bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our
g was all
oh, say, does that star-spanglsd banner
0'0 Llle land of the free and the home
of the rave?
on the shore, dimly seen through the
mi st of the p. ‘
Where the foe'a haughty host in dread
What is that which Lbe breeze o'er the
As it stluliy blows, half conceals, lnlf
Now it catches the gleam or the morn-
’ rat beam,
‘iLfyl) glsryrellestsd, now shines in the
G ,. , .
. ‘Tia the arurespangled banner! Oh, long
ma - -V . -e e ,‘ . ,.e
Get the lander the free and the home
vel r ‘
And where is that hand who so vaunt-
chlid the havoc of war and the bat-
A home and a country they’d leave us
no more. .
Their blood has washed out their ioui
No retuge could save the hirsling and
groan the terror or light, or the gloom
0 t a grave; m
And the star-lpangled banner in tliulnpll
0’er the land of the free and the home
of the brave!
Oh, thus be it ever, when freeman shall
eir loved homes and war’:
Praise the Power that hath made and
reserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when uur cause
it is yus
And this he
' tru tl”
And the st-arrspangled banner, in triumph
0'er the land of the free and thi home
of the ‘o vel ' "‘
its Noble Aims
The brotherhood 09 the Clan-nn-Gael is 0
national in its essence, spirit and consti-
tution; in its principles, workings, and
teachings. It aims to establish in Ireland
an Irish republic-not s Ihitish prov-
Il: herpes to behold In ll-ish Con-
grail in session in Dublin, whose proceed
victory and pence, may the
our motto: "In God is our
hips shall be conducted in Gaelic, not an
“auriliary" British Parliament transact
ing its aliens in the tongue of its eu-
slaver and master.
It believes in the principles or Irish
nationality lought ion by the Red Band
or Ulster. by the immortal Owen Roe.
by the gallant Sarsfield, by the undauuted
Gare, hy the never-to-berforgottlen Tone,
and by the Society of the United Irish-
men; in the truths so eloquently expound-
ed md declared on the acids or Aughrim
and Benburh, unit] from the Walls of Lina-
elickg in the principles that for centuries
have been inscribed in the blood of Eh-in’s
beat and bravest-consecrated in ’9s; san-
etiiied in 1803; invigorated in '48, and
strenztllened and inteusided by the mar-
tyrdom or ’67.
It believes. in accord with all the peo-
ples at the earth who ever achieved it,
that liberty is worth fighting for, Indr-
that Irish liberty is worth dying ior.
It has substantiated this on many an
occasion, and will pursue the same course
uutil‘lrlsh lrcedom be attained.
It despises iaiseliood, cowardice, selfish-
res. and hypocrisy, and it has never
:-horzged, silvl never will, its pl-indples, its
name or "its plstiorm. ’ ' i
It has been. and will continue to be,
prooi against the arguments or the timid,
weak and half-hearted-cowards
and discredit its workings, and with
trepid resolution and ilslty of purpose, it
stands lortli unconousred and undaunted,
the one bulwark ol Irisli nstio
lieieths only hope and salvation or the
Its iuileribie and unchanging intent is
to write Emmet’: epitaph and, if need!
ust, it will continue its course for an-
standard uusullied and its gospels
and tenets or nationality uusbsiren and
unaltered, as they are today
It is not s movement of today or yes-
terday. It is the legitimate successor to
the heroes or ’67, who were preced
by the men or '43, who, in turn, ha
path blamed for them by the pilreriien of
’9S. Practically apeuking, it is the socie.
ty founded by Tone a century ago, unr
v.-banged except that in its geogmphic
limits it operates without as well as with-
It is not a beneilcial institution, like
the A. 0. II. or the 1. 0. B. U., or such
purely benevolent and maternal societies.
(her the Egl-it for . liberty,
whether the battle be won in their day
or in Chat of their successors, they are
aatished to do their duty to Ireland by
contributing, Without hope or expectation
at , toward her liberation.
They know that they belong to the
only national cirpnization of their race-
the brotherhood of the true, and the val
loyalty to the ideals of their patriotic
dead, and o! fearless hurts, who will
gladly face dmger, surilice. death, in
emancipate their beloved Irelnnd.
Of such is composed the Clan-na-Gnel-
An Eulogy on the 69th
deli. Miles“ Address
N. ’Y. Regiment
In introducing General Miles, Judge
“Gentlemen, when this function was
announced, a distinguished General, re-
tired, when extended the invitation to
be present, said, ‘I will go to New York
to attend that function if it is necesr
sary for me to walk to do rva’ (laughter
and applause). That came dread the lips
of a man whose career in army world
stands without a parallel in history, has
cause it is not recoivl-ad that at the age
of twenty-live ytai-s'iny man commanded
an army corps, exce t in the isolated
instance all General Nelson A. Miles of
the United states Arnly (cheers). He
came to New Y rk. who n was-
sary for him to wiIJk (laughter); but, by
that speech that he made in response to
the invitation, he has walked into our
eari: of hearts. I present to you Gen-
eral Nelson A. Miles.” ‘ ’
hol audience rose and cheered
General Miler heartily Gcrierul Miles
v-I srii gratiacdm s.‘ee1'ii'gap the brave-
men or the Sixty-ninth. No company is
more dslightiul to me than the company
se long years despem
and terrible battles to until success.
efore us a lew or the veterans of
that splendid organisation. They do not
look as they did at that time. They were
young men in the very prime of his, the
very iiower or rnnnhoc .
country, tcnnle to this, their adopted
country, and, inspired with the spirit or
liberty, inspired with the spirit or tree
m, unaccustomed to victory, yet
breathing the emotions and the atmos-
pher of liberty in America, they tcolr up
the great cause oi humanity, and shoulder
to shoulder, carried it through to iinal men
can; and saved the great Republic rrom
dissolution and destruction.
“ u remember the story that is told
or a school where one bright boy was
asked to go to the blackboard and write
"That ‘patriot of Ireland, Robert
met, laid, 'Iset no man write myepitapb
until Ireland in free.’ Could he have
looked through the lung vista of yarn
nn vleen his countrymen leave the
green Isle of Ireland, go to America and
there take part in maintaining and per-
petuating the great Republic, the tree
country of America, and could he have
seen the part the son: of Ireland have
played, not only in war but in peace.
in mainuining the principle: of free
don and liberty, his soul would have
been gratified, and, possibly, he would
lines: ‘The conquest of Ireland coi;n- ,
memd 5“ “d, mu “,1, the glorious achievement of t y.
M, Suing W, (,,,,,,,,,,, and ,m,,,,,,,), such honor, such patriotism such an
Em, thuuasm, I true will ever remain ith
mile his epitaph.
"1 have seen his coiupatriot, General
Thomas Francis llecgiier (applausoj
leading the Irish Brigade into battle. and
I recall one time which your historian
has referred to when the Irish Brigade
was ordered to move iorward and to
art in that great, important battle at
llaivern lliu. lloving over the green
turi, a beautilul country, at the head
oi his Brigade; he turned around and,
looking at the regiments as they were
ioilowlng him, the star Spangled Banner
and the en dag oi Ireland dusting
over them, his soul evidently went bark
to his native country, to their eilorts tor
treedom and their etlorts for independ-
ence and their history of glory, and be
exclaimed, ‘Come on, come on, my brave
men: Ireland shall have another day-'
(Cheers) And indeed it did, not only
have another day but it had many
“You carry on your ling this incite,
or this statement, that it never di-re
obeyed an order nnd never lost a (lag.
To my certain lcnoulerlge it helped to
capture many, on nll know. The
corps captured something like thirty tit
Gettysburg, nearly a ozen at Antie-
tnm, more at spottsyh-unis-in fact, the
Irish Brigade captured more (lag: and
more guns in that campaign of '64 than
were captured hy the rest or the Union
hruiy."(cus'ei-s‘. ’”"- “Z -'
"Then, at Antietam, I remember, on
that beautiful morning, seeing the Bri-
gade move over the river, ascending the
slope, moving up, as the sunlight 53511-
t up to the ch
suoltcn road, one or the bloodiest lights
of the war, I saw t e ag of our coun-
try, the Starrspangled Banner and the
green dag oi Ireland, go clown many
times, bearing those sags-
giving their live: for their country. Yet
I. ey remained not an 1. '
nks, and car-
ricd them on to final victory (applause).
"Much has been said About the hero
ism, the bravery, the glory or the sirty-
ninth, and yet your bislorinn referred
to the terrible aacridce that was made,
and we cannot, tonight, forget the iact
that so many men gathered up all
the bright prospects or lite, gathered
up all that they hoped for, and that
was in prospect for them, and placed
them upon the altar of their country,
gave their young lives in order that the
Nation might live Ind that the flip: of
America might remain in the air. You
honor yourselves, in honoring the brave
men who composed the sirty.ninth New
York Regiment in such A great crisis.
You honor yourselves in paying tribute
and died for. I thank you for the honor
you have confer-rail upon me." (Cheem)
Tuesday, July 4. at Washington
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"llllleie is the mg
And the winds of the world made an-
North, south, and East and West:
“Wherever. there‘: wealth to covet,
or land that can he possessed:
Wherever are savage races
Tu caisn, coerce and score,
Ye will rind the vaunted ensign,
For the English flag is there!
“Aye, it waves o'er the iiluaing llovels
whence African victims ily
To be shot by explosive bullets,
or to wretcbedly stnrvs nnd die:
And where the bencbvt-amber hurries
Tile isles oi the Southern sea,
At the peak of his hellish vessel,
"rls the 1'-2'ngl.isl1 ilag their free.
"The Maori full on has cursed it
with his hitterert dying breath,
And the Arab has hissed his hatred
As he spits at its ioids in death.
The lmpleasi fellab has feared it
on Tel-el-Kebir’s parched plain.
And the Zulu's blood has stained it
with s deep, indelible stain.
"It has lloatell o'er scenes of pillage.
It has looked upon ruthless slaughter,
rnassncres dire and rim;
It has heard the sbrieks of the villlma
Drown even the Jingo bylnn. , '
“'“'here is the (lag of England?
Seek the lands where the natives mt,
Where decay and assured extinction
Now lattens on humhn life!
“W'bcre is the ting of England!
Go! sail where rich gaileous come
With Illoddy and ‘loaded’ cottons,
And beer and Bibles and rum!
too, where brute lorcs has triumphed,
And hypocrisy makes its lair,
And your question will find its answer,
For the dag of Dlgland is there!"
Tuesday, July 4, at Washington
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Want An Alliance
England has been endesvoring to get
the American Government to conclude
an aliisnce tor a number of years, and
there is no question but she considers
Ireland 1 great obstacle to such a happy
consummation. The Lanll Act ol 1903
“final settlement at the Irish question,”
and so tortii, in the hope that Irish-
A temporarily mcsmer.
Anglo-Amel-iun Alliance-then called Arr
bitntion T ' simultaneously
urged upon England’: agents, but owing
to the efforts of the Clanvnu-Gael the
game was made manifest to the Ameri-
nu pcaple, who spurned it, not because
of Ireland’: interests, but of American
the only Ir-itih national organization in the
WSH GAMES’ Philadelphia
have been willing that some one should
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