.isre irlsh and 1 soil
. January 19, 1918.
thei ir only hope or success. lies In the
victory at the nerrnsns
how con scripliun wouldw urll
our In Ireland it the English Gov:rn
n‘lent nitelnpted to put it into edect.
Sir Frederick esld:
L’NWISE To ENEORCE consump-
"It would be unwise at this tirne to
try Ind enforce Couscrlpilon in Ireland
c ins guns
hold the lrish. and it wouldn't be worth
Ont lie matter orb the irish Conven
tion the Engls inet leader Mill:
"1 hope to see a bsettlement brought
about through this Conrenti on't
know at lh hunces Ire. pin the
sltustlon is n dim hit one. It
would bev very inconvenient if any-thins
should happe not now to overturn the
attempt to bring about a settlemen in
low nth wh ans. it
won’t amount to s demo. the-
llers that any IDDMlable number oi
p e uteri-s (we lym-
DIlh! with the Sinn “In Vain nt in
lr elsnd when nthey apprmiste thst itl
PRAISE I‘m? THE REDJIONDS.
"It Redmond csn coil rol the urban
districts. much a umcomplllhed
owar a iinai settlement. l-l innu-
strength. together with Ulster. msy n
aumcient Io bring spent some decision
on the irish Question
“1' Med epeop pl
death oi Willie Redmond at the (rant
”I proround ey suds tIr red the
that no liner or mar: during soldier Wu
righting again: he
:thnt cnn hsp ppen In
lrelund Is to prolong the lite or the Con-
vention. on ng. 1
they dont egree it t' the fault at the
rich and not at the English. Ior-o there
ion. in In 1 sh problem and not n
English pro lem Everyt lng he
done t diow lrIeh to settle their
now ”our mamas MONEY up
"England has shown a disposition to
Ipend large euros or money to help iro-
:1 dulled Sir 'mdefi:k who: she menu!
“IVlellIl tn ooo. mood ator instance. would go
he elpi ngt the :ng
“Ulster with I.“ ILI great. industries;
he wnti Ilnued eennoI
over the control of inland to th!"
l’eut.I rAnd I we “r
wuslin‘ nthe Irish Convention the
English Cab! eterleecl laid
and 1“ sit down in ar You
say "lets settle our dillerences. :lmov
your wild talk and see II we cua'et
lriehn may sett
Sinn nEeinore end youn
shuns ULSTER IRREGON CILAELE
can you e pectt n who
hnve been loyal to the crown to stsnd
ror the damlnunce oi the men who are
openly for Germany snd sgslnst the
sod who say that they pretorD
the success or ernlsn wnr utoc-
rm to victory tor the Allies?
sands of Sinn
laces in Industrial llIe ai
thing Inprnlching I friendly feelinyg
luturo tor the
rather illl'rip oi! the tnllest building in
anclled to the
nnv truth in the nor! Circnluted in this
coun try Ill M. woviolll to (I):
15de rd had axpecte and
from Germany tor the Ulster volun-
“Thil II rIdlculouI,“ Mid he.
which threatened Engln
THE PmOvCBLTIC SOCIETY.
The In nnnIl ents rtslnnlen
he New York PhiloCultlt:In Society
in] be held at Msennerthor
Siluh street Avenue on Fri-
ia' evening. Feb very fine
ll be presented
631 Mldlson Apenu
rest cent e at
5mm sen headline cars "The
coni outlook ind ow It usuel
Why. only Isst week I we
1 Em inmzt lilonurn
MORTIMER SGANLAN DEAD.
oWits the First Member 111
Important Service to tho
031“;de Devoted Irishman
and Consistent Nationalist.
Murtimer Scsonlun. brother ui Michael
Inlan. sndu hole or Judge
Kickhum Scanlan. died It his home.
4333 Indiana Avsnue, Chicago, 011““-
day. December 1,4 1917. sitei- e pro-
Sceninn belua nedg
and :0: hiinsell
born in Co stlem mohair, County Limerick.
considernhly overe Igh'ty years ago
Chicago, which then
at 34.5 5m) It
may from Boston.
on etsw the city
egrow u or his
residencs In it be the second in the
h ining employment at Hsnth'lA‘
cud] factory. the hrs: and started in
Chicago, when he grew enough to
not war , he later he ecnme u-avelle er
hr the ilrin and built Ill) Quite I trade
It won 1
York in 1851 out of. the remnants o the
ent IAssmihtion, Ind
. start it there, but It made little pm
or some yesrs. It was
nits inisncy whenlu ol'Lllner Scenlnn
evi- can reconcile eUlster with the m
n his time mslniyw
‘ Ind genial character.
trips in other States
nine y Early was
lather oi' Former Governor Edward F.
Dunne at Illinois, who then
Peoria, 111.. but I! now. still glrizuroua
esidcnt Lincoln lAy in state.
but was destroyed in the great Chicago
Ann the breakdown i)! the Fe'nia
movement Mortimer Staulan Joined the
in main active until
slew yesrs ago lie when uvct
the Leengu until Pm‘ne ell
thrown overboard at the bidding ol‘r an
Engli hm an by his wmklrnoed lo llow
ere, ostensibly Misuse at a moral lapw
trorn which tow English public Tn
Ire iree. but In t
ot ll'hlg EDE- ty sixth Street, on Eridnr evening. an
lish lenders lrom ch Pammm nary 18, a :su o-clocir All who
hnd ireed the lie other cm- are renuested to attend end tied to bring
. wart Nationalists. Martinis" 5““ riends This meetingie intended as n
gen dropped the lid ly or the Brsnc , es ii.w in
H w a strong 13mm; '- ”a“ 0’ llrst meeting held In 1915 and It is er-
the inte Dr pp aIn, cl wh n pectod that tslsrge number oi new men
age t dey, he joined his brother
John. his so Fnu, wi e lute
W1illlsin l unne Luke
stlnn which was n til
the irish Cause.
and for Amerit‘an lnw o are no ow ep-
cuse ed by those who betrayed the cause
u; and brought disgrace on Iher rm 0!
being lawhreakers uhdt
Kent. ye Issr Slanlnnl ivcd
Do! and avoided publiti'ty, devoting
The :1“ 0
As I man oi mmt
TH: GAELIC AMERICAN. WIN) whim
' torehiriy-eevcn yesrs, never met9 n more
ad Irishman. or one It a was more
make personnl secrldree ior
uplece on Mondsy.
December “17. starting irom his lute ree-
One of n Noted Fenian Fainily y.
the oWest and Who Rendered (a
he states thirty live yesrs ago Ind nettle
held on Frill”. Janu-
’ triends are cordlsll lyi
w drees the meeting.
who then stood (or the honor of Ireland D
e msue way tor the regular Sunday night
rites at the Churrh were administered
to the etrIcken men by Father William
Dec used was nppsren ti in eriect
health when he left his residence about
3:3 I) A. M., alter eating s hearty break
:2 Flood was Milly In Com-
m ml or the irish Volunteers in New
Jersey and at the time or his de nth was
President at th inet Club nnd took
up active Interest in other lrish organs
e was identified lor s great many
in lehor clrc
lllorni Flood us born in County
Cs vsn In 1554, nnd came to the United
in was engaged in the
priutlu g business and was President or
:10 Novcsltly silk Printing Company. 15
eel. He belonged to St.
Joseph’ss parish. Ind W ery much
interested In the Holy Nome Snrlety,
nt this city. Another brother. Matthew.
died suddenly 2 year “0 r ml]
with on sttsclt of heart hilure while
neral was held on the mornin ng
ot January 4 from the residence or his
t the Frends at lrish will
be held on Friday evening, 'F‘ebrun'ry 1.
rMcGlsdrigun, assisted by e very
muslcsl nnd dsnce programme. Friends
01 the Branch who are loud or Ilsnring
The ndmlsslnn will
GETTING READY FOR 31.
The Innusl entertainment and recep-
iiorl oi the Church or st. Columba. 343
dsy even cry 4. r many
yesrs this annual event has been nen Im.
ties or St. Coul amba's.
gins, recently prom I pssiorste.
wu onor geticslly associated with
this pnrieh chair or nyeare.
During the lncllnlbencey or the present
e omss A. T urnton
so besutiiully renornted and
gntlrlcen sinonlvthdt bulwark oI
Christian inith true pat
ony to ye rs
esnl nd unstlntsd labor.
cisl resu ulte or these sunusl entertain
and Galena. now 17311 Of the Northwesb
ern s When his brother, Edwnr EbeW. mes F100 . 1“ “0"“ men o ernsllw way to meet it
Seoul-n, bought out Bdwsrd mm: “r“ me“- A “3“ “f "0“ “‘5‘“ .‘0'.expendiIuree entslle d by srhoo l
interest In the y tuctor reteln- "“3 "W” or ‘1“ "“1 0’ m” “9“” h niacinten not, the tunes: or this event
ed Mart er u the travelling Inlesm ‘ W” “lemma " 5“ Jami" CM“ is eonddently expected
an built up douriehin business “‘9‘“ ””1“ “WWW" ““99“!“ Rev I unieevv. recently
in th uree at nine sounlsn's eendlee “"1"" ”mm“: Gamer” We” “’ assigned as assistant to Father Thornton.
re being consumed e ties gm” “’0“? hes charge oi e Iertslnmeni nnd
from Mani obi. to New Orleans and HP vlng Bollli g I) to each the
”is“... A... BISHOP .O’DWYER BRANOH- “2“ rlz‘l.“ir.‘3"‘lu‘liili'“$i‘fei III:
as well ss for business on Incest rips. Th, “mm “mm m“ and cum. s wn In this torthcorning ensir Is
nlle e be the d Join the more Mm,“ on.“ BMW 0mm, Bum well as i t or so or accom
merit, III! 11 others were all In It, And 0 p1l!1.led,l grand BLICL‘BBS II llrudy Is
LECTURE DELIGHTS GAELS.
The second or I series at lectures by
eetluga of the Bishop o'Dwyer anriei’s Chucc , given the sun
Brenthm are he eldo LhFViday piece or the‘GselIc Losgue oi the State
onth In the Hall,“153i Third of N ,, ork‘ h, “a “m
Avenue mElocti an or on swi ts e lg, ‘ I.
place It the next meetingz cwhich will he
THOS. MacDONAGH BRANCH.
To o.srty -sixth street and
A in ii attendance of members is ex>
sting, because at it
will be chosen thm omoers who wiilhn
cghsi- a oft aifnlrs of the Brunch (or
the enll (87793 . and ev dry member
should Show his interest I future
of St. Calumhs's church. presided
The splendid hull was an: d to tho
doors by no most who: redaltivee audience.
and Sheerty,n resident of Chine Jo be regular monthly meetingo or the
F. on. one use pley 93 very Tho Mac agh Bran ch . every
prominent put us “Fenianlsm, y. .15., Friends 1 Irish Freedom oi‘ tn: Bronx lboroughly olive Ioh thed object for which
III e held next Sund attemoon It s or: n zed
‘ m “M “I Ch” rend chslrnl mail. in a eplr Irited
opening Iddres: lauded the aim orte oi nil
tho ose whow reinhoring tor the .cnuse
oi: Irish Independent! and laid pnrticuc-
isra stress on t e work at the Gee
’bel'ngther Livingstone lecture on "The
Ancient Nemedis in Ire I and"
closely iollowed hy the II erg e and
at its conclusion he received rounds
progress or the hr nnch by participating ““1
m m demon of her wre nmany noulriee
as to tho dete Inn pine or his her luo
r is will e pounced lsier
THOMAS KENT BRAII UH. when arrengements have been completed
ext meeting of the Thomas
here will he euro oedll
After the regular business ana enter
minment will he give and vhrni
talks by Isdics.s.nd gen ntleruene Vwell
known Irish circles llsve nromisedto
ine thxpe In! also“ promised to ad-
ROBEBT BMMET BRANCH.
e Illnual election of omcers 015ml)
Robe rt Emmet Branch Wu h on
day, .lauusry 6. All ltho retiring omcem
were except Financial
scar rtny in this on: Ca
merit wns re d by the outgoing
at th receipts and payment:
or the Branch during the year 1917. The
statement was reterr to an auditing
committee who will report at next.
A vote or think- wee tendered "the
Indy horn ntnnn ," eenette
resolution” In Co ons‘ress favoring the Inc
dependence of Ir! anti
The meeting will tell. place at
an ny. Jun niluiy zo etx busi-
ness at this meeting will be disposed
oi as quickly he pocesibl in order to
nlsn. all nephews. were the sctlve
Chu Nh on ’zs‘e-DC Yes" mo rnIn
Befcro he exDired the last
A menus. susrrrtrr: rna
Ea Ham Lenin new ‘
will mail you
ohm inn Suit-19",
Louis P Robinson eucceeded
Mo Be on
rthe Introduction oi a Joint lie
30'! West. Eirtyiourth Street on Sun - H!
nee. Ilck tor . lone “
by the E.
A S)? Iendidu concert iollbwed Al. which
m. the girls or! the CIrlnEIIIee lschools. Miss
Susan nVicGnh an
contributed Irish stPl) Inde
. all dressed in ancient Irish todiu
Mls ss Robinson, Mr. George Potter. and
Mr. Fra nkR obbins gave a num I
songs, both in Gaelic and English, and
Whitm an Inlii‘m‘eda with selections of
the scotch wsr pipe
Mr. M.V . O'Rol'ke, on behall o! the
Gaelic Lo oi the an to or New
York, thanked Father Thornton Io.-
illuclng his splendid hall at their dip
Donal and for his Splendid opening nil-
dre en The entertainment conciu ded
gith the singing of "The Star Smnglud
e" an “solidere oi Eri
Goor rge Potter. the audience joining
most heartily in ho i.h
PADEAIC H. PEABSE BRANCH
The entertainment and ball of the
PEI E ranth n!
rn, which was
held on last Fridly night min oral Gs:
den est Oils Hundre and Forty sixth
stree t and Brosdway. New
moot njoynbie sisir.
. In I luv well chosen
nmed the vis tore.
ut of the Brunch
principal event oi the sveninso
' PROTECT YOUR HEALTH ”U“ ‘
His audience VA! Rent
In nonslhlilt mm or laugh or by his in
Miss Critherine Collins. ln splendid
voice In nd tru rue hiltrlurilc siylsr I'M‘Ittl.‘
pretty and gracelul dancing or a cnllin
dean, Misl shicla Barrett This y ung
l ted rials Jigs Ind SDInIsh
dsnces with cuteneites The vIv city.
JUST RECEIVED “SOLDIERS DF ERIN"
c“, SOLDIERS 0F ERIN
““h Old Ireland Shall Be Em
SUNG 5v GEORGE POTTER
Sm unprohm in United states.
POSTPAID ONE DOLLAR
- Alter considerable trouble and delay
WI are ssh
which have svrwmt or or lrei:nd Ind
ALL IHE IRISH lle REELS AND HoRNPlPEs.
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Write or cell tor our new lrleh untold
Good- shipped Mull para oi the n s. Mullins! Sold on miss, payment.
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WHAT THE lRlSli HAVE DONE FOR AMERICA
story 01 till lrish in America tin been variously .
neon twinuil ti suit preiuoice. and the
srity. and be able to correct raise views. They
should be able to Inform their childre end their blend.
in: itnzunt ta thk ounntry tn“ the Irish came here
in such . lam numbers. ’ :,
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