CLAN-NA-GAEL JOURNAL, PHILADELPHIA, NOVEMBER 21, 1914
726 sl>RUcI<: STREET
I-“THE IRISH REBEL”
A Great Play to Be Seen on Novem-
The great ploy, "The Irish Rebel,"
deals with the pt-riotl lending on to the
Irish rehllion or '93, when cvcry meth-
tl was used to come a pri-rnnturo ris-
ing before aid iioin luniios could at-
rive. The wily art of the spy and in-
tormer is well depicted.
etl into the play that you can Iec
though you had i-nught It gliuuise oi the
rebel signal lights on luvllly Glenrum
lure, where the boys u e often and
long on their keeping. Come and see
the best play u-i-itltn that treats or
,this period in Irish history. This is the
-iii-st tune the play will have hccn pre-
sented to a Pllilddclpliin nlldicncc. It
will be on one night only, Tuesday
’ Coven: or 24. Tickula on sale
5 American Club 726 Spru
street, and at tile Academy on the even-
ing oi ielehration.
‘ ‘ “THE SlI.llEIl BVULLE-T”
How England Hopes to Win the
. w ,- .
rroiesaor ]Iunsterbcl‘g,has luid the
ctlllllsge to use his pen and lvrainu in
defense oi the Gcrrulin Fatherland in
his new book, "The “'ar and America."
On account of this horrible crime he
in to be dropped from Harvard Uuiven
any n innigiiiary millionaire named
‘Veincr threatens to change his will,
wllic , as now written, is supposed to
hequentll a sum varying, ltccording to
the papers, ironi $10,000 to $10,000,000,
to that estnblishinsnt. In the new will
.....1larsnnl is to be left without this ming-
inary money unless I u:S?t'ell)'e‘l-gtE1zn’z-‘-
ed. The Philadelphia papers n > of the
opinion that the university shelf .1 not be
- lnlluenced by imaginary money, but nev-
fassor to tell a little truth nhout Eng-
DlJN’T FORGET IT
rorty-sevontli anniversary celebration
O'Brien, Academy ol II c Tuesday
oi-cnino November 24th. ‘"Ihe Irish
nghpllln play in three acts will he
presented by James J. Duragh and a se-
lected company; one night only: Tick-
:-ls for sale lit Irish-American Club, 726
Proceeds of the meeting
are bottling against this liereditnry en-
emy of the Ii-lsli nice.
A Farl iamcntary Ass
One of the Irish Pzrlinlnt-ntnry asses
named. hIcGhee appearnd recently before
how the Carsonites and the Czummcntites
caused the war between Germany and
England, as they had led the German
Emperor to believe that Ireland would
be in sympathy with Germany.
without restraint. as "The Irish World,"
which calls Redmond a traitor in one
column and “th: leader of the Irish
race at lfome and abroad" in another,
lying, contudiclory drivcl ever printed.
.- i . .
rrislunon And women or rliiladelpliia.
" I-remember’ Allen, Lnrkin and O'Brien,
the very air with their one. tor tb
blood oi these three Irish heroes. come
and my a tribute or respect to the
memory or these martyrs who died that
Ireland might live. Conlo and give your
wbolebenrted sympathy to the people
of Germany and Austria, who are bat-
tling against this hcrellltnry cnrln
your land and race. lleineniber that a
and Allstrio may
mean In independent lrnlnnrl,
SIR RIIEER EISEIIEIII
(Continued iroin First Page)
Scotland and account for the activities
or the ‘militants’ in assaults on Cabinet
ministers and private dwellings, it is
than they tiirnisb a poor outlosle fvr
the rnuinnh or British onus on aiiotlirr
6-1,025,000. as against the population of
Great Britain or 40,334,000 in 1911, had
only 739.000 more Ienisles than males
to set against the British excess or 1,322,-
“It is iirui-es like these Sllulllll. inahs
Irishmen reflect before accepting
post ohit bill on the tennis oiicrotl. The
cahletzrums irom London announcing the
benevolent intentions oi the British Gov-
mhinc in asserting that
it will encourage recruiting in the South
“Has the South of Ireland any blood
to spare iar Continental warfare, and lor
the avowed purpose (see the ‘London
Times’ of September 14), of ‘dismantling
the German nary?” Since 1846 the popu-
lation of Cork has fallen from 950,000 Per-
sons to well under 400,000. During
these sixty-eight years, the population of
the whole of Ireland has fallen from
fully 8,000,000 to -1,350,000. Every un-
nunl return to Irish ‘prosperity’ compiled
byvpublic departments for the last half
century shows the steady decline of Irish
vitality. Bulloolss, We are told, are in-
creasing. it ’ ‘we are told, is
yearly adraneing. But bllllocks and banks
are en; and each year of this sing-
ular prosperity Ends fewer acres of Irish
tillake, fewer men on the soil, fewer
hands at the industries,, fewer henrths
sending up smoke from the happy family
gatherings. In this prosperity? Gold-
smith long ago pointed out how ‘wmlth
accumulates and men decay‘-and are
Irishmen so poor political economists as
livn men, women and obildrenl V
Q.-s-Inishinsn and boys stay in Ire-
land. Their duty is olefZl5Ei"' ‘God ‘an
before man. We, as a people, have no
quarrel with the German people. Ger-
many has never wronged Ireland and we
owe her more than one debt of gratitude.
It was not a sriusn Steamship com-
pany tll:-it, last summer, with the assent
oi the government making the contract,
broke public iaith with the Irish people
and abandoned its pledged service with
the port of Corie, But it was a German
steamship Company that tried to make
good the breach oi public trust and the
injury to Irish trade that the Cunard
company had committed, and the Brit-
ish Postmaster General, Admiralty and
Board oi Trsda had connired at. An it
was another British Department that
made representations at Berlin, in bslialt
of English trade jealousy, end caused the
cerrnnn Emperor to intervene to induce
the Hamburg-American Line to substi-
tute Southnmpion for ‘ ll
British (or an Irish port.
“The hated German was welcome when
ho came to an English port-his help and
enterprise were out or place when direct-
cd to assisting Irishmcn to better means
of intercourse with the outside worl .
"Whilel I write every Irish port is
elosed to the world. Irish ports and
ve th pply of food to English
mouths. is at an ul We are threatened
itlz fa l e in o own green 21 a,
'while Englishmen, we read in yesterday'-
New York papers, are celebrating the
French victoriell over the Germans, by de-
manding ‘more expensive food and drink’
at the big hotels. The New York Times
of September 15, 1914, contained the fol-
lowing in one 0 its Inndon . cables:
‘When the War‘ started, some fashionable
hotels began to serve plain, cheap
and there was little protest; but with the
higher spirits, resulting from the defeat
of the Germans has come a demand for
that Lord Cr-ewe u
may demand ‘more expensive dishes’ at
the Carlton. Ritz and Savoy restaurants?
‘Vould it not be braver and more chival-
roua of Lord Crewe or Earl Curzon, say.
instead of killing the Kaiser, with his
mouth, as We observed with dis st in a
rteent speeeh, to enlist tor the root and
gotofoce rssnsw a n
air-nid to stand up to
and B E shell. Earl curron, we are
told, likened the Kano lrlchhcck
v oleon ‘and he rd 0 s tlin
tl e Goorkhns he In rrlnl
Palace at Pol urn.’ y Iaor Cur-
ion will not iii 2 tn.-r til the wov to
otsdn has been nlsarsil y silih Tnrs
tar, chines, ulu Iiindu-rind Inslunen
ft r eso-thel; tis aristocracy.
" 'h.n I was in the Ijorei n oieoo
Lard Curzon was also serving t ere, and
I remember. with amusement, that bir
eolleiigues rsierrr-d to um ' '
beck ’ocli:lian.' b
tanner’ tuo-hut he inught the en-
eniiss of liupcrial Itoiiie with somet
It l'lomeAlet Lord
altlloul.-ll they had lost their horses they
had ‘slIln‘L‘(l every tar.’ .c ris men
stay at llCIIu(%I.l(‘ Ir h Vo
every ll-lsllnliln ill -' -
Our Own (‘mull 2 to
status in the ii-mill; iind in goo Im sure
time to innko Iroluiul ll ii-re country."
celebration of Allen, Larkln and
O'Brien, Academy of Music,
Tuesday evening, November 24.
Tickets on sale at Irish-Amerl-
can club, 126 Spruce street, or
at Academy on night or enter-
. BLAME THE BRITISH -
German Papers Say Surrender of
Antwerp was Criminally Delayed
The “cologne Gazette” prints an arti-
cle which, it sta e. was written while
the bells of Cologne Cntlierlral,
were cast in IS?! from the metal of
Franc guns, were ringing to celebrate
the capture of Antwerp. The article
33. . ,
“The Germans‘ lroin their heart and
soul desire to destroy tlle’power and
prestige of the l-znglish people. With the
Belgian people We dc.-ire to be iriends.
the might or rng,l.nd has been destroy-
“VVe hope the llelgians have not sni-
tered srverel unit now that their last
bulwark has been leveled, we trust that
Germany will push on toward the strait
of Dover, where we shall be nearer the
enemy we desire to unlit
Th "Kreuz zo uni," . “lvhat
A crp meant ‘or i. ganii she clearly
bowed in r e last lioius bet re the tall.
Not only do the scnillrur of u numerous,
strongly ui-me relief iorrs to the ion,-
,.a tut lro ,w’ wasaso-
lutsly criminal, to postpone'tba'sarren-
der prove the burning interest or Eng-
lis stateonnnahip in t e possession of
t also the com
The “Tngclilatt" sale: "when Belgium
t o -h - 'l Ixscvss destruction and
severely han le . . curse
will one day ring over the Channel upon
“I is strategic results of the capture
of Antwerp will noun lie maniisst. Our
victorious no lon time for
recovery. The task is to seize t e lsel '
coast ninl thus hnrthe upproacllcs of the
“fIoll' emllarimning the English inter-
tiou at Alllwcrp he
themselves can iiungiiiu u-hnt that means
The “Ilerlincr Zoitunx" anys:
ossession oi .- utwerp is the he
n posvossioiis oi the lielgian eonst.
surpasses ull other u
nd will pi-olinhly lend
to an entire
the bar 0 . t says nothing can justi-
sheer lust oi destruction.
The crlmz Against Europe
It contains the Ihlest series of
articles ever written on this world topic.
Some of the articles were written years
but all were written helorc this
is exhausted. Twenty-live osnts per copy;
club rug... air copier tor one dollar.
celebration of Allen, Larkln and
O'Brien, Academy of Muslc,
Tuesday evening,‘ November 24.
Tlokets on sale at lrlsh-ArnerI-
can Club, 728 Spruco street, or
at Academy on night of enter-
l of the vigilance
Mr. Redlno d
n act. which who prompted by landed in K, p
[ll IIIISH NIIIIIN
Attempted to Make Volunteers
a Prop for English Empire.
PLAN HAS FAILED
Has Taken Off Mask and Ap-
pears Openly as British Re-
From Irish Freedom)
Novelnher 25, 1013; July 26, 1914,
n in Irish history.
Novcnlher 25th, the dots oi the launcli-
ing of the Irish volunteer movement,
brought a ray of bone to a despondsnt
and almost despairing people. July 26th
nitnesseil the baptism oi blood or the
Irish volunteers, and at the same time
proved that any act or proclamation ol
the English Government cannot stand the
opposition or even a few determined
iiiso. September 2; saw the counterblast
to the treacllcry or Mr. Redmond, in the
timely and dignified nisnitcs-to irom the
This action by the provisional commit-
tee is not alone or national importance,
um y to Ju e
Iowu the ir
him three mant s go,
cpnti-pl ol the Volunteers-that
ivasftlz‘ ‘ " .- l‘
uestion now that Mr. Redniiouid is the
udas ortbe Irish volunteers and the
aving not control or the movement
that he failed to kill by other methods
' V rt ' directed
I D 5
nd bid rei-lied the manly spirit
rose union and speec cs had
start ‘the Volunteers
0 be stran-
led and sir, Redmond was the ohm.-ii
, his representatives composed
B umlori -no u enny or which
rsnehed tIIe Irish Volunteers.
. '1 is me of the work already under-
hen went on, an n y 26, ‘n s to
of the government which
- and is party kept in
lldrzn were shot
I: in the streets of Dublin by English
and Ireland-l-eizenent e
ded satisfaction. The Irish
i-egini nts were in mutiny; even the po-
lice had refused to carry on their dirty
This was the state of affairs in Ireland
when England embar'e on a war with
Germnnv. How did the Irish lender act!
Consider this csreiully, egg ‘
on who are still unoonviiie t at
no orltorto l.
promised at the Irish "olllnteer wa
guard. the ah res of relnnd ngsinst tor-
, for Mr.
make this announcement in
the interests of Home luc
J d had I mark of po-
eourage, he would, have said
that tho reservists had refused to
join their I! until Ome rule was on
the statute book. Mr. Redmond l'EDllBtI
fury eoines 10 IL! . Mr.
Iloiiiuoud shall rind (I place with those oi
N u how the uuislr is oII..
bun otions n lrisi V .
is, opeiilv and suuarol . with Redmond
the traitor. ltediuontl t is Judas, we have
‘Illit ejs. He i
i linizlland in her hour
enemy the strangest
Ireland ever a . ,
hnltle is not lost, the tight still
r,. inni i cl isau.
rsland. lirst. Ian and always,
ranged on is out ‘lzalnst ll r. Jolin
Redmond and tho thrl. -uccurscd British
Mr. RedlnonIl0lIa:Ilcllind Ilim tbs mirllit
or Filjlzlisli ltnlrl.wliir
, ' DON'T FORGET
Celebration of Allen, Larkln and
O'Brien, Academy rel‘ Music,
Tuesday evening,’ November 24.
c n club, 129 Spruce street, or
t Academy on night. 5! enter-
In Anawcr to Rcdmorid’s Rtcrultlng
BY JOIIX KENNY
My Golll is this the sum of all-
Il all the weary yours-
I wo en's raiera and tea???
I9 this the end)’ '
oi grinding, pnrirnt toil,
m e, pri n, vi-tloin,
Of h ootl that souhcd our soil.’
IiVe’ve VOWl‘(I, we've sworn to rise and
when tllm: proiiitiiiiis calnc. ,
And are we attired ruuv to lorliear,
In ulwrcil IIOIMIY s rinnlr‘?
A ml clill-‘ti, to rillly round
The IrIO0IlhL.’Hnf'll llii tint files
In ilsuiitiug pr. 9 nliii ‘c our land,
A hint upor. our 3'
"Fig witloly Band ““'lio u-oulrl be free
' ems vs-n ust strike the hlow.".
Then nlllll we vwul like children trust
Ir cvt-r taltll as re?
A shall we “H58 the hour for which
we've wntelieil and hoped and prayed
Or heed the word of rccrennt chiefs
And nlsh lo l<Iliglnnd's aid?
No, by the (ioil! who rules on high
. nd jllntit-c drain to all:
“'9 trust not Albil>u's W0l"]thIQS5 word
y sons shall cease rse
The tour of Liinri-isles broken iaitb,
The blight oi ('rornwell's curse.
The let lhrm IIDWII llhe rewards kneel
hug LIES their chains,
Till Pride is dead nope has lied
gn rnm my s
And seek the farthest spot of earth
u so , obscure retreat.
And let the tyrant
Ab v ii land at a
While tnrnely thy unworthy sous
Sink to dishonored graves;
else. may Ocean’: angry waves,
n ‘ swelling o'er,
Forever hide tram God's own light
Thy once hclovcd shore.
wield the lash
can England Dely Uncle Sam?
r this Ill.IlIl('5 of its citizens with-
cnllae I.)(‘ll'li( nliown.
merirlln rluiis nre being boarded by
En lisli uiul l-‘rou -li crews along our eoiist
piissengors ClI.IlI’,l" taken olI as ris-
oncro or p t t considerable inconveni-
ence, -e iuus ur own housu
or will the nllnlinlstration leave us to
he nbuseil iit u-ill by any pirate who
cares to do no‘!
1'Tickel.s' on‘ sails 'nl.> Irlsl-.pAmarI-.,
ricon citizen! re '