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PlIlLADELPHIA..JU' Y 4, 1917
ONE DOLLAR IT
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he same E09 at
J. ‘W ,&'[1I.$ reruon
AIHlHET0ii';'p-V V i ‘
Fighting the Same Foe for the Same Reason
(From the Fatherland, New York.)
have carried Christ's word
But the Christ that said: ‘
between right and wrong
is won. ‘ V ,
P, H. Pearse, B. A.,
- ring is rlghted
It is not that we are apostles of hate.
I > ‘ ,( ll, ante 1h 70- > <- <,
um’ fnstlce ‘i$‘::cL’olnpllshe , 1l‘."l(lIv treenoln
Who like us
of charity about the earth?
‘My peace I leave you, My
peace I give you,” is the same Christ that said: “I
bring not peace. but zi svvordl” There can be no peace
; between truth and false-
hood: between justice and oppression‘ between free-
‘dom and tyranny. Between them it is eternal war,
ntil the u:..-ls.<;.
Saint. Endas college I
SWAI llll ll%il0‘l JACK
niadei a dec-
Sincc the United State
lnrnlio war against
polluted for a short tin .
blem of tyrrany and vi 0
there sacri ege
l’iillirlclphia the man i
the Union Ja to Heat
cllce llall committed a
Those of English desk. y
vers in Finla-
aves of Eng-
r chaser has
t of his home
rse,. is their
V what that vile
mm the door
Jack as h,
tr whose‘ touch
yo will not spend yout dollars where
the English hag floats, o matter
gm tle va uc. A
Remember that‘ undxx that Hag of
England the Irish land‘ of your fore-
fathers were COl'l6SCal.%‘ly and handed
over to your enemies.
one million of your kit and kin died
of hunger in Ireland in 1 1847 to 1849
while English ships lozgtled with Irish
grain and Irish cattle sdied from Irish
harbors to feed your Tbglish enemies.
Think of those things, mad if you make
7, n .n-
Lh I 0 .
behalf of his followers in Parliam
A lllaw CONFI
Bishop O'Dwyer Thus Describes Lloyd
George's Proposal and Says Rcdmonds
Dupes Will Be Left the Thimble‘
Minus the Pea ‘
The l‘t:ll!ln Daily Intlcpelldcnt of
,‘ ilny 19 ptllilisllcrl the following letter
flout i.ii>ll()l) 0'l.Jwyer of Limerick on
Lloyd George’: shlllu Convention pro-
‘An illllcpc-nrlelu: Irishman is at a
serious rlisadx-alltage in having to Ells-
5:5 politivnl qllcstiuns under the con-
trol of the person they call the Censor.
lireclloln of discussion is of vital im-
sllalrl, the fate of our countrv is at
we have a right to tree, discus-
sion alnullgst ourselves, and stil rn
to free and open communication with
9 our felloiv-collntrymcn In the United
States of Alncriczt, but alghouzh we are
A small matron '
very elements of (rccdom. However.
‘ say an more on this point
Censor will probably be directed by
the ‘Castle’ to suppress this letter lest
it be of military assistance to the Ger-
mans in France an sew ere.
it serve that Mr. Redmond, onl
has sunimzlrily rejected the Govern-y
’ 'tion of Ireland.
at de l
illevitnlile, and the very fact that
4lD)'d George proposed a-l alter-,
native to the Home Rule Act which is‘
on the smnu: Book shows the depth‘
oi his sincerity. ut the ome Rulel
we are denied these to
l; y served the (‘rovrrnlnrrilfs pur-
poses to perfection. ‘or last
eleven years it has been the trump card
in the hand of their Irish followers to ,
hooduink and deceive the Iris
. we must allow that the British
principals and their lrish tools have
played their name well.
"I should like to know if we are to
' of the con-
A Convention 0 risk
cl draw up a scheme of govern-
ment for their counlry is an attractive
proposal, ut we can sci: how readily
it lends itself to the old game of decep-
tion- Let ew "questions
“I. Will it be freely elcctcd lty thc
Irisll people? 2. will it have statll-.
sultative body. 3.
ms try at majority of its members ,
or will unanimity be required? 4.
it decides, as would be inevitable. that
the six counties are to come in, will
they be required to come in, or will it
still be an axiom that Ulster must not
be$coerccd? Plain and autllarimtivc
answers are wanted to these question:
unless we are to e made tools of
againy and Mr. Redmond and his ful-
lowel-s are to do the work of England
in Ireland until the end of the war, as
they have done since the beginning.
The Irish dupes who trusted the Party
will Yhe left the thirnble but find no
."ct has not been a useless measure. pe
THE PUBLIC ILEDGER
Under the caption
wasA:t," the Public dlzer has this
“Admiral Silnms bh, ir they'coilld
ON ADMIRAL SIMS
graves‘ they .wou
any article that you cm "anywhere
else for even at much larger price. then
you are a slave of the slaves. '
‘IRISH GAMES Of lllf
The Clan-na-Gael Games wiil be
held on next “'ednesdny. July 4th, at
Point Breeze Park. The Clan-na-Gael
Igish Carries have bccn recognized for
thirty yearsiin I’hiladelphia as the
greatest athlclic events in each year.
‘This year, as for the past two years,
the games will be under A. A. U. rules
and hundreds of the best athletes 9
contest for honors Ill e various
t, etc. (See programme-on
last page. , A
1 ‘ l-, dancing, which IS always’ a
feature of the Clan-na-Gael field day.
will remain a spccizll attraction‘
July 4th-two large dancing platforms,
with three pieces of nlll>IC on each, to
' t of bagpipes, piccalo and Fiddle
on and evenlng.
Irel:u‘.d from evcrv one of the thirt,"‘
fyvo countigs), and thollsands of lrish- , me
. rrlun in blood
and feeling who never
hall even a look at the Emgrald Isle.
in Point ‘Breeze Fark
tllzlt ere the lzrczit conflict now going
on comes to an curl, , Irlsy frecm n
will and triumph (WOT English oppres-
sion.’ Rcrncmhcr that only in 1907 the
Russian patriots struck for llherty and
failed only to wait Illelr chance and In
19]? their chance came, they struck
cltlcs >WIlI C1
“ m:lnly art of
of the. Clan-na-C-ael will be
given to the cause of Irish freedom.
'WANllD I000 Y0lJliG
‘ IRlSlllll[N ;
TO ‘JOIN THE lklsll-Avlrklcfxn
health atllletic sport.
ball and many other pastimes.
directed moderate athletic excrcis
life itscli. Join now and Llcvelop
body along healthy lines- Leann
tcnt instructor will teach you not
how to loose
our stooped shoulrlers
In t l‘.(“' to knock the fellow down who
may attack you.
, .l - l-a.-,.- ate, lnrt
cllpation and present address-
: Irish-American Club.
the Irish-American Athletic >Clll
d 726 Spruce street. My nln-ne Ii .
county. My age
- I o
ll out the enclosed
' [1 rice. A
apply for rnembcrship in
The Irish Games of-the Cl:in-lt:l-
Gael will take place at Point Bn-czc
ark on Wednesday. July 4th
mcr throwing. DOIC "3“1‘r 9 ,-
" Dancing all day and evcnlnlz.
' can be procured at I
Today the Czar
g Iorrtllilt mercy which he
often (lenievl tn tlle,Russian patriots.
Ireland, too. will strike again, and her
American Club, 726 Spruce strcct,
at the gate on day of games.
, Admission 25 cents.
lsc and ham-
The Irish ‘Coames"oi the Clan-na-
ael will take 13 ace ‘Int Point Breeze
Park .on Wednesday,‘ July 4th.
Running, .j-l1mping,:: disc and ham-
mer throwing, pole vault. etc
D:ulcirg'all. day and evening.
‘ rczul-rd at
Admission 23 cents.’
"SPECIAL Nbrlcls .
The Patrick ll. YcarselBranch of
.3 Friends of Irish‘I’recdom, which
has since its organization less than one
$‘U00 to the Irish
1 clock in C-ranrl
Hall, I626 -Arch street. Ad-
year ago. given over
causc, will hold 'a mus:
Sunday evening at '
lss . ree. an cvcrymun an ,w -
man of Irish llloocl is’ made welcome.
Tliz speakers will include James K.
" fcrlller mayor of Syr
Moore, ‘nu onal secretary r
l7ricll><ls of Irish Freellotn, ,
been rolling up one ' '
ericn declare for Irish independence as
one of her aims of tht-fyhr President
Yilsrrn lIaX'ing StatcLlV:lat the United
nds for the crlmu of small
. ran: l <es it‘ u
and the av. Thomas E, llu.-ton, P
e Irish, are to address
lxnth Irish of Lh
Michael Francis 17 vle. E:
to defend that
'a the last
with theflrloonirrl Irish
lolnrlcercd his servic E
H a voice from tllq grave of asc-
mcnt who went to tlozith for Irelim
with a’ smile. This Isl-lllc opportuni
o a lifetime. Mr. I e is the one
lllfln in the United 5 tes who knew
I lrisl-i- ‘ d
b, 726 Spruce street, and
an es V‘
n SlQ11Zlf11rCS '
to be sent to Conlzrcssuto act: that Am: no
recital of this tragic story '
Casrmenfs lastjtlmll ts before he
nail! the penalty of h ove for Ire-
land at XII: and of al Cllglish hang-
mnn‘s rope. -
Remember this sunu v evening, July
llst, 8 o'clock. , '
to my ‘
“In a Memorial Day speech in Lon-
’ ilnms reminded
the (‘rliilrlllall in 1910, which draw down Bo
lm rm ufliciztl rebuke. He said
that tlnlezflt is my belief that ii the
time ever comes when the British em-
tr’: >. Srgrlmlsly mcnatcd by an exter-
nal enemy its ycople may count up
“'25 HO! 3
1")’ true American stands
’ the entran-
n serving his own country and
VHVII flag. Life is not dearer than
frcelloln icuparllizetl or honor hroligllt
to l- y. llu),:c who stand Willing to
rn the ultimate sacrifice wlll no
llesltlltc to supply to the Allies gill they
can give otrtlm material provision to
asure the rrnrlnnll of the right. vS0l'll
and lJtflV .A.lv-nrlcn is in rh war.
collld not he true to herself and ihlh. .
ell-n tlic slilallest oblatian from
the redzlcnlng altars oi patriotic inc.
rilicrg.” r. - '
lnllts ivzts right says the
to l;uglalld‘s kindred
rural-cc of sirrncth tn Ellulzrld as we
as the grczdrsl e to else Unltcd
't They . c l
lg the Y.‘ nto olrl
athcr of our c
nztoll, whose ndv:ce "st
sn.lnrl h')lIrl" as the day he uttered‘,
the xvnllls, Thgsc pliant tools of a
foreiali uvnt-rlm-lent has driven the‘
klnlifil Stat:-s i.-to the war. not in the
rest oi ll(;Y‘n0(‘fIl(‘y or the eniran-,
t of democracy, as lh:y'so
Flppmuly stale. lmt solely and only to
save Em: and whose ‘
greedy. crllcl. nnmerciful outstretched
I"tE‘ill(l has Mm] white , o
suluiect pl-unlc‘s oi the world. Let they
Lelllzer ask the dead millions of India
and Etflpt who went to the great be-
yond (rout lzlniinc and starvation whe-
rhrr F.ll;hn(l stzlllds for "Llemocrac "
whether Iillulan-1 stands for justice.
- co r.tr.rs are praclicallv united
I . la 5
Ir] qllrirrcls auninst the adlice and M0 t
' Let. the
er 3 mothers an
whctlrcr England stands iar “democ-
racy" and r if they could
rise iromthc sl 11;
Id call on F ‘
clinging to the barbed wire oi the cox
centratjon y camps in South Africa
every slavish sheet who docs the
work of the English governmullt who
murdered them. can ilnaxziuc the
' ' of these innocent mllrtlcred
f.vi‘lL‘l'3 gloating joyously river every
I ship that sinks beneath the
never to rise azain. If these 7
ent victims were alivr: today 1 see
s in imagination their eyes npturncil in
thanks to’ God for every red coat that
falls to rise no more in the service of
'lo'rcturn to Admiral Sims. .Who I
is Admiral Sims? He was born ‘in
yVe ask the Ledger is Atllllifi-ll Sims
3 cit-aen of the United Sonics? Can
the Ledger answer? It nut, wlly is
he iarrloflicerlof the U- S. navy? If he
is a citizen of the U . then he re-
llaolincul his allcztiancc to liilulnlld his
-'l.'Y“.e ltcvernruent whom he IOV('(l and
adinlred. Yet the upncrlnost thought
id lliglllilld was to help her. Iivirlently
[us <r..lh of allegiance to the U. S. was
her‘. mattcr o orm. No rloulit like ,
tile Laird of Sklho, he thinks the two
. Bvt ior the Admiral and all
like him. ' ' '
Y’JZ.lCIl notllr-r George
Wzshin-:ton will arise and the Union‘
at. .<, now so lavishly spread, will dis-
appear in lcss time than tllcir fading
colors‘ blend under an April sllowef.
No,‘ Mr. Editor, Anlcrlrn is not in
the war soul and body, as you $11)’, and
no one knows it bctter tltxtn the Lad-
gcr. There is a slllkv. silent disap-
proval oi the entire programme. It
rrcvails with ninrtellths of the Am-
r.-ricnn [icon 4 of every race and cree
dire threats as to what will llrlppcn
“traitors -ho "line up,
ii lichiappear day after rln in the
Continued on Page Two
Clans-Na-Gael lrish Gal11
es, Puiilf: reeze Park,
day ‘ 7