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The Gaelic American - Vol. XV, No. 15, April 13, 1918, Whole Number 761.
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The Gaelic American - Vol. XV, No. 15, April 13, 1918, Whole Number 761.
9 January 2014
New York [N.Y.] : Gaelic American Pub. Co.
Joseph McGarrity Newspaper Collection
A JOURNAL DEVOTED TO THE CAUSE OF IRISH INDEPENDENCE, IRISH LITERATURE AND THE INTERESTS OF THE IRISH RAGE. Vol-XV.. No.15. Whole No. 761. oiimd NEW YORK, APRIL 13, I918. N... Ynrk N. 1 PRICE FIVE CENTS. n oeemd-ch- -nn.,0tk i. in..i the 761! um. I! -mom . arc-in-not Marsh’: im GREAT IRISH PILGRINIAGE T0 WASHINGTON lien And Women Tliroiig In The Na; ional Capital Froln Many Cities And In Slit’-Wll Ami Resolution Demand Thlit Ireland's Ilight To Independence Be UIIW‘ 3!’ The United SinIes,ln Accordance With President Wilson's Declara- tions In Favor Oi Sell-(iovernni And Seli-Deternlinntion For All PooplesmThe Silly Charge That Such Action Would Iniitre America Related And The Campaign 0i Falsehood And Misrepresentation In The llortllcliiie Press Against Ireland And Irish Citizens I)enonncedwThe Irish llere More Loyal Than Their Accusers, As Proled Ily Their More Than Prllportionate Representation In The Army And Nnvy- gorilns Protest Against llnrring From The Mails Irish Papers Which [In Not C Policies, Because 0f Their Legiiini Ileplies ‘Io bniust Attacks-A liro WASHINGTOX. Ap in; or iriah i-itizona from Elistern cities held here yehterilay after. noon under the aiisblim of Progressive League, 2 ry o t oi view. in the new Masonic Temple, Thillrelllh ' ‘ ‘la aieniie. street and new ‘t right in various new 3 great success ; SID the and-misrepresent an irish meeting, , and morning esti- ' . American newspapers at today are 0111)‘ ize The llovernliienfs War nte lliscnssion (II The Irish Question And ss Abuse Of The Espionage Act. ze rit R--The meet-yrolirol In iinswer to inquiries, told the ever an a more . 8I'N"l'iI that he ri lorrlttrly orowd He hiid notlllng what. the Irlnhirver to do with the underhano work [0 EQUITY. The wanhington "newsnuilers" treat- ied the meeting in e or the usual .NorrIIr‘lHle ways, -(lacy clther nhuse lltterl) - ignore e r I1 and c titled to at s n Lo HI 0 all the his .-irtllrlli-re thinks they ought to have eitlea i e and trorn many or the and in the form his Lordship thlnlis In smaller ones. New York, Philndeihhiu. ggad T0,. um-,1, The 11.,,,;i,; 53,. . Balti ore, Wilmington. Chcste m- short, innocuous report which ignored den, Newarii, Paterson. Pasauir. Jersey the min palm or the megungl say)“: Cl ‘0 en. Boston. Providence. it was "Irish autonomy," and the Pin! .41. vol.-o, Ne nven, did not give a. line. nnd whterhiiry, Conrl.. all sent good 7.? size rontlngents, and t ere were I smaller delegations from r planes. THE GHAIRMANS OPENING’ There who also a goodly representation oi the Irish in Washington itselr. . A notable ieature oi the meeting was her oi soldiers y were rlinont: the most enthusiastic at the audienoe. The)‘ were particularly emphatic in their ap nlaude‘ w an e iioenkers denounced those who branded the relatives of lriah soldiers and sailor being dislarhl to the United states because they stood on for the rights or iretand. A Mosr ooono re... Dz:illaXsrle.t. , TION. Every neat in the spurious bull and in the xlllary wax occupied and man unable to and seats, stood in the allele nd Stripes and t e Grce public wnvcd trom th nlatiorin u g ironi the gallery, -hiie nearly everybody i the neat crowd worn the 3 ha ve listeners. meotintr. ting the hildlence were Nora Con- hter or . me ' Connolly toolt part in the lighting and who was one or those who worked hardest to make the meeting a suooeas. p Pndrnlr Colum oi xow Yorli. presided. d the u akers were Mrs. Han nheehy skenlngtoii, Peter Golden, 4 I Devay and Josenii c annon, ol"'LIC wsavorn irederutioii or .liiner. 1 er the ChnIl'l:nhri's onenins Millie-‘S W o D iirt nlier ii-os eioi, then came reter Golden. who was iollowed by J C. canii ii, and s hm an as the last and the most in The n-leetins lasted from 2 ifclopk, and everyolle connected) H went home highly satiarled and lee rig ad. but uiier sent out Mr. shuhert cnnrtell net, aayt I I a securing another hall. - It won iii-,rornilIm1I9d- n iew hoiieniiieri who vi r the riir e i- at “I inlz had an en: tutti and the Liilel 0 ' of nationalities. la had been done in The chnlrmnii. marks, said: in his opening re< Ska es. it is‘ remarkable In the fact that it is made u siontionn oi Irish neople from e United .t.nLes- om New York, Phlhdelizhil. Baltimore, Pittsburgh. Wilmington, shringneid, I-Iolyoke. New Ht aterbiirr. P i . N nrk, Pour oon, Pasaaic and many other blues. oi a nun Pre I n son. in his speech in B ltiinore yeator. ilay. relt ed his dem nd i r e intuit not be allowed to trlurnuh over luatire, We Irish Ire behind the President- behind him heart and soulAin the pol- h he that: d o alwiun stood for the 2 :- oclares we luv aelr-determination 3? Fll that weak nutionii were entitled ioiisiderntion, as well an iitrong notions We have always protested ’ idea that dominion should 5- a near t he allowed a President WIInun'n remnrlrs will imply them to Poland, to la. to . do. to Bel- helu-d them hmiiiad but the ta :2 9,. a part or we irish want Poland as is l"0:t5Il)le. as iriurh liberty for Bohemia and far as much of Bohemia sis is nib But one has hired the I nd and no one can eni without iini-liidinz Ron-Polish elements No one has iixiid the rmntiers oi nohernla lind no one on tix them without irn-ludinl; frontiers or Po- fl). . ii hundreds or tiioii.-ands nl’ Ilrnvle who IIPB rlni irehind has the moat tioa ed of nil rrontierr .iii-r people are more homogeneous than r other alter irooeon nu- tionailiier The right or lreland to sell-, errrltnatl n 50 cu I I . President it ,,,,,,i, to Ireland. lii tiiiit hill ls applied It will he throu ‘are in uddreos you And iii-in i not ' n land :lAI‘IAlV‘(‘l oi no mlllt‘ s;i‘,ilI llT)DI’l the man vthu hini tor the loiii,-tut as in. iiiitliiiiii or Ilitallelll <Il’l ii- llllll‘ hull with the must nitlrltunl ftrlur ‘ “tell is Illa lilo ‘ iiiiiiolil the banner at lriith lII4ll'[)(‘n‘ lr lroinntl united itllll iirt.-r Ilil our dome in min (olli:lIr1r.V1r.JtJlln Derny ll! uoiild iiieiin Illill hiiglniiii uoi ii] in i. i. lost a ."(r-r ii JOHN DEVOY'S ADDRESS. ""“‘ ““"“‘ , l mlltl rt ii hr I sin ti zlll TIN’ 7?Qlle:4l lllnl the Gnvrrnnlent UI " I l " ‘mm “ha the rolled suites ihoiild use Its in ““‘”“ “'“‘ I"“ '” ""“"‘ ‘ "" l,,,,(,m,e um mm ‘ illllt sin or the lirlii-li mlnorihv Illll [Ix eii . Victim I Irl‘l7lnil.4)l' the l'i.ii l - e Ir in ,,umuM,' um .aiiii Via i l-tnrliiiiils an WM, “,2 iiier.--. It In an llVlA"iI‘Ylt’2iI7 and .‘Il dam ,,.”5,m M ‘O A lyznollln ]il(>n mild in iiiriot l0nlr.14li’lI0n it lioiii i Pr lnrttilvt in t e our and it eoiunl ed “' I . England would rt-It-‘nsn.[nr semi. iii “‘ “"“-“‘ "W" " the r out n liirite Army now vngrqred I ’l‘’‘ ‘“’“”‘ ' lkggpin ["1 m; d“, M ,en,(.sE,ng z In solitrsii-riini iii the nsplrntlonii at h pie in tin """““‘“" rt), Th F ll"Rl would be h t-niliuiry ndvnnlaga to both m,,,.,m,,V niaioriti o The i-lea that lrelhnd arid Irish rltl “T-WM-'l'!‘ I"-'1"-"1"r"7' “V us I America should wnii until the, .UtI‘Ii'I"-4 end or the war to not ion ned IIIm- Tiio lvreq-nl sltlwtiiln in irrianii in U UUIFE 0" K00 I1 lI<‘V' There In no WTIIPII (hr vllll rt! the l‘n(LlltY‘IlV' M Ihl‘ good reason ii-he iri-land should whit mmpie is merznin.-, It a. l l:iie She has allfleretl ‘Inf T50 Vllars IYOm‘li91h slnlrslnlaridilli and llW‘Ill4O'1llnlH‘ iantlaudls l3'rann)'. treaolie , vi llniernn . olntedlto !"3Il(lRlIll‘ the virtrlll it promises, nnd‘ tr nties and broken she has to deal today with ‘known that ivoniiiiiird hum rtllfr‘ 2.) 0; BUFFALO’S PLEATIIR IRISH INDEPENDENCE Resolutions Passed by Great Meeting Give Undnswerable Reasons Our Government Should Intervene in I’i‘elnnd'.< Bellall -Past and Present Services to the Republic Give Irish Citi- zonn the Right to Press the Request-Tllc Continental Cou- gresn Asked Ireland's Help for the Infant Republic and it Was Given in Full Measure-Irish Represemiaticn in tlic Country's Fighting Forces To-Day Ellipllasize Our Claim, and the Release of a Large English Army for Service at the Front Would Help America-John Dillon's Exposure of the Treachery of English Ministers to Redmond Adda to the J unification-President Wlsonln Solemn Declarations Should. Bo Made Good in the Gate of Ireland. ‘ The Declaration of Principles adopted unanimously by the Buffalo meeting on Easter Sunday in as follows: We, the Irish Nationalists, of Buffalo, N. Y., in memorial meeting assembled on this second anniversary of the Irish Rebel- lion of 1916, renew our fenlby to the ideals and the principles so gloriously exemplified in the gallant deeds and sacrificial deaths of the pnt.riot.s engaged in that Rebellion.- T ' emit: elfortn have re-awakened the soul of Ireland and were crowned with every element of success, short. of complete Independence; the spirit they created has placed the achievement af their ultimate aim within the realm of present possibility. - We endorse the principles of liberty, equality and justice set forth in the Proclamation of the ris lc issued over the signature of James Connolly nnd his compatriots. Interested above all worldly tllings in the honor and wel- fare of the United States, we lli1Ve'l‘ll1i'ing' tlle lirst year of the war evinced in the most striking manner our devotion. Consti- tuting one-filth of the population, the Irish Race has during the last. year, contributed approximately one-third of the personnel of the Army and over one-llal of t e Nov o no war and conflict are nothing new: no light for America has ever missed the men of our blood, from the Revolution to the present time, and no man of any race lldvc lilied their blood more freely, and even generously, tlitln we. 80 it has always been, no it in ti?-day, and no will it ever be in every conllict to which our Government commits us. in terrific struggle in which we are engaged has been pro- claimed by England to be at contact for “the integrity of small nations" und for “the liberties of oppressed peoples." To-day England is crying out to lie for help in these words of her Prime Minister: "We lire at the crisis of the war, attack- ed by an immense superiority of German troops. Oil army has been forced to retire. " " t is impossible to exaggerate the importance of getting American reinforcements across the Atlantic in the shortest possible space of time." Compliance with that a enl means sacrilicas by ollr oople in the ratio mentioned, and we declare that if England is sincere in her proclaimed llrpolle for entering the war, slid should now, immediately, in all justice, show her good faith by recognizing Ireland as it Free and Independent. Nation. This would relieve for service in Flanders the large army she maintains in Ireland and would be an actual application of the principle for which she professed to light. o all who have studied England's methods in dealing with Ireland the necessity for now urging such action is apparent. At every critical period England has been profuse in promising re- liel to Ireland, if the Irish people would but save her, only to Iyuu and the distins“I“"“‘ WNW! ‘M violate these pledges when the crisis passed. The present is no exception; the line betrayed those Irlaltlmen who trusted er in this very crisis. This is ‘admitted by Mr. John Dillon, now Chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party. Speaking at Ennis- killen, Ireland. March 16, 1918, Mr. Dillon said: . “Had the English Ministers been honorable men and stood by Redmond and imitated Ilia stotasmnnship. Ireland to-day. innieild of being an embarrassment to England. would be It source of dtranztll and elippor . “The English Ministers were (Dan-linuad on Plan I.) iitllie to their honor and NORA CONN0l.I.Y’S GRAPHIC STORY OF REBELLION At iireat Meeting In Buffalo 0n Easter Sunday The Daughter Of The Commander Of The Irish Iepnblicn Army Tells ller Personal Experiences In The Cp- rising Add 0I ' The Upsetling Ill The Original Well Laid Pla.ns’Jonney- ings From Dublin To Belfast And Tyrone And Thence Back To The Capital, Walking All The Way From Dnnrlalh Sontll-Graphic Sketch Ill The Insurgent Lenders And Ill The Splendid Fighting (If The Dlen-Pntlletic Story 0i ller Fathefs Last llnnrs And llis Final Interviews with Wile And Ilanghler7Sdlage Cruelty 0i Ills Execution-Weak From Loss 0f Blood And Hopelessly Wounded, Ile Ilad To lie Propped Up To Be Shot By The Fi ng Squad-llis Fortitude [nshnlten And Comdenct In Ireland‘: Eientnal Trinnlph l'ndinllned-lle Predicted That The Boys Oi To-Ilay Id) finish ‘ The Unconiplcled Task Of Making Ireland Free. Iii Ir‘Iv‘AIlL l , April l--lrhiit Iiihrmrlhal ro>-rlliori. or iv), rrirl-pd the No in i..ii, -qt‘-Ll [lit i,.ii.ii Ytlliliirkiiiilt‘, W lrisii iiiei-itiig when oior ioot ;il.i.o in mi Iris 9.... iii nhi -as Ilrld hi the rlsir Theatre, niiilons litrl rieuiiis In nthww ',hr- xe oi-.il Lil day, ii-la. iiliir. ri- tlir lrlrli - Th hei ol oilon or or Ina tvr not ipiitivl-an rioiihrd whin . , it xora . r i and lhlv can of aid-i.l,or oi the iweiiing ir a ‘II lYIxfl iteymiii, l.'( r. .-i W.-.ioo amp and treated hoi olih lnl-ii: out: and riranisa tricolor fler proudly Lam iii to a; [vl'4JS(‘ them all - ills: ('urinull3 to Tit-fore r:a.r:rr S-ztidny than hnd he-n l‘a'hrr.< last ii i W0 in iii lhn stnri ..( .-uttering and her I im, n the hours so n oer. r '(l to no Li, I R9;llll’ll‘fiI’i Arm, laimed their ri curried with ease .illel:‘-am‘! II1 thr liirlllt-st re e.-sea oi the hull and They were a small boat n. was in or orii uztii ilii- slim. darii figure Women Vb -1 r‘ on . er... mm. ..,, in . fight 10' ziie iree ri. o Vrtl . and ti-cum and , me ,,,d,h,,.e 53, -heir (ml) l‘e3I‘u.'l.< on.-e rides tnd bani utuer grenades not their i rare 25 strain: . g h iioni or her hither and his iellove ,m,,B,,, W m,,,i,,ii.,,, .1,“ ,.,,,k workers. lreiaiid in idle. and all or them mxe in On the stage were not less than twenr diirorent reasons i - it me have i ‘It nrlests, while in t o boxes rind n l , - H, ,?,,‘,,,,.hm WM‘ Wouxhni" ‘M W "9 “miihni grew out or no nuhlin Sin‘ or nl'(ilIl my more Th was ii rcmnriv 13411 O we um ,, M, rm. , mi. aliln deinonstratton oi ilie attitude or W, , 5,5, Rc,,,,m,,V am, mm om" the ilorny on was or particular SIEDIII-lpqua 3 ,m,,g e,,,,.,‘n,mun, M, inure hare oi this lime ; ,, mun. m,,,,,,,,,, i I.L'DGI’C the . .5 .sr1.mit1li i'IH;1;RJI ii in: told: on was Thl- iirognirnnie was n! iiniiaiinl iixroi IllI"n('I'i’t on it ix lhr- l on E3 ioroo. ere r - : uultl nexu- , ,,,,(, ms ,,, ,m,,,m l, , hate und it I'Iei'PSSFlI’) to use iorce to that narilriilnr niiiiiiior was Rnrld. liiit Freak "Ir from her mltzht ie N ii little rtti-r tint. mum people ink. “Why - rerolua o.. ‘ nothing oi 'llal hind eon lw silrl Zitioiil Hun. hs was it no esssry to rot - ,, mum no, 1“... death and iinnrlsonmi-iit tor the sell. ‘KUIPIH I'll -1 tr presided over by "H" l I ‘sir I Ihl marks hlrnrlt-i1 the d iritn Ollr‘ linrnioiiloiis who i- . svl the .,,4md h, , .-i,..r,,S ftlnllsh questions realize ihoi the Home , ",0 ,,,e,,,m5,,,,. at me Ru 9 mil. so nlrel) sh i ed ..,,,. ,,,.,.i ,,,,d ll:e Wnr‘In n inri-‘oz people who risk there 1‘! xi 9 ih mat Ish‘0 or. over the Rain! Irish consinhu. -HIYR irinde iarrious by the men at Easter lnrlr. that lh('.‘ on i not raise uz army. ' - k or im e a tax. nrid ihiit no law Wllnifd oi the lrisll rnrlinrnenl etreei the English l‘.(n‘ern- ee i>'t-ti-r Golden, or New York Cl-v of the vi-eiiln.x.,Im-1 breathing pnzlsc ror minute he inlked while the an int: him I , Irish men and eniiien have turned the rlltellng the llltlnr lesson that England nxukes ,.,,.,i,mn.,,t mi ma innnr promises. mill’ to brralk them Be ,,,,.,,,p.5 pfespngnd pi sides. to be willinz to herein . iini r. Kilesiilei-. The (e I- ii e eli-so.-rn tions thanked Solutor Galliligtr or l prl rind rosolutioinna nn eheini W zed ; n see . and the Declaration or Principles enun- It is this nttiiude that has elated lnluid nhle deterriilna- keeping alive the struggle (or our In- tto sucteedcii .5, ‘I unnlte u to light tor Independence untill ltydeuendence. ,, .0.‘ .'o t e more or the Revolution of lislii goes luriher lurk into history than the Dublin Strike or the ulster Move- ENOB-A CONNULLYIS ADDRESs'lmPnl. it is iriio that actor tho Dublin - strit. d saw t e nrsi body‘ of I Then liiiss Connolly was Introduced. arnied irlshinsn. I‘led.!ed to light tor an irhen oould he mtltnklng the push nepuolio, since the days or in. ‘warmth or the feeling oi the audience ‘ enlsn ,for her, the deep rynih-thy they fell,,Army. ronimniidad inn o-u ‘ w s the hollow . nu ers of (It cl 2)‘ bore ;wliii-.h hter rather died. so iiouot theylei-er alert tor In o.-rortiinity ' and drill and lftrh (hi: expected n Ibrllllnz recital ti-on: her, but on niversnry or the Prorlnnintion oi the [Hill Republic And the Rebellion (II 1316 (continued in Pdgo E.)