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The Gaelic American - Vol. XI, No. 1, January 3, 1914, Whole Number 538.
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The Gaelic American - Vol. XI, No. 1, January 3, 1914, Whole Number 538.
19 February 2014
New York [N.Y.] : Gaelic American Pub. Co.
Joseph McGarrity Newspaper Collection
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:-.<..-;ne.zexa, t‘‘:‘'7 it IL a L Ii 4. i I it i. k n r v VD] XL, No. 1. Whole No. 538. NEW YORK, JANUARY 3, 1914. ‘lnltvvd .. ....v...a.. u... ....u-1. slaw YtI1a.N.Y. intalu’ walla A JOURNAL DBVOTED TO THE. CAUSE OF IRISH INDEPENDENCE, IRISH LITERATURE AND THE INTERESTS 01‘ THE IRISH RACE. i”3lC 7-,... u.. I‘:-Iiuh-ed i.-ag.-otal.r..a,,rs,r. ‘PRICE FIVE CENTS. Gunboals Could Bring A Famine Aimed At r London, Dec. 19. lolzl. s“,..'f3y pay is beginning to reiiecton H, eloglum or that ‘enormous genius" “is Prime Minister. Eeing M. P, lot in 14th Decem H‘ “I have studied with great care the platen! temper oi the English worhlng mi. not worth studying). IS thinking or, as i read his thoughts at lilis moment: we I vs in a tree country, where the law is absolutely impartial De- nieen all classes or society. But how can run he said any onger. om lllau h which is supposed to be In incitement to aoldlera not to (‘ire 0 a Tom Ilulli is sent to 31 J Ell‘ Edwar V! n he Inspects the men who are iiu posed to be arming for civil war, T11 liileslfl look like equlllly before the M... 3"? Surely "ray Pay can claim to share with hlr. Ell-roll tho championship at hnllconsry in politics? is there ever anyone who has watched proceedings be- lore the law who imagined that it was “absolutely comb and impartial between all classes oi society?" i should like to nest with that man or woman. when awamdrnrnnerlllss lrilaled beiors a magistrate inr shopliltlng. she is Ieni traced to imprisanrneh - w en a connected" woman interviews a magis- tlllte. judgment i reserved, it she is less to say, indgmsnt ll reserved to eter- ly liaison must not be convicted or vice He also goes tree: Dir arc,"wsil connected" are not prosecuted. Those who contrive to hear them harm- ed, n the Elrlibeck be Ila bank I wrote 5“m9mIIx iarecirmssttr, appolntvd coun- tel tor the depositors by the Government- lostnlcled Omclal Liquidator, conceal- “ in s ludge t e Directors‘ ialse e lltlior-General. The general opinion in up the Judge iilmseli was in the con- ll l' - h Pa-sslnstroin lm[in)1-lalTny Pays lore the Anna Proclamation, I observe that alter a day or so, arms were allowed to m orth-East ports to support a clvllTwI.l'. which occasions so much vwzh A coincidence that tbs shah van ea ‘- hr granddaughter. mil a wick- canernl. should have recent “ danger. But. I doubt mm-mlus Nationalists and main W are. would srsatly alter the situa- ln your impression oi the 6th Decem- “P the oi-an men are quoted as threat- 1! ll Se mil: in ally themselves with Germany; “win Lonrlonderry, the Northern in spa . hr-seeing hook on war has ...‘i.I’.":‘“““=' .. ...... ,h"ns- “most impartial book. too. not p, mu “ own country. or Great on the for er pei-ll, he says: in, em aters that wash the British team“ pro a greater security than con. . '‘‘‘'""I- my place the country STRATEGIC IMPIIRTANUE IJF IRISH HAIIBIIBS England Must Have Cpntrol Of The Southern Ones To Protect Her Food jupply, which Is A Vital NecossltywFrom Them All Enemy With Light To England In A Few Days, And Then The Debacle-That is Why The Government Has Issued The Proclamation Forbidlling The Importation Of Arms- Tho Soulll,‘Ulster Being Strategically Unimportiint From A,Naval Point 0lView. in direct dependence (rpm the uninter- Pted and regular i.nai-itinlo 2 price oi provisions, and it-rmlnhte in famine." od many years ago Admiral close, unregarded, wrote this: "You spend thirty millions upon your navr- You alight as well chuck it into worth. what is the There is not a naval oiilt-or who will 0 .. say y u ca , since both these men wrote the peril to Great Erimia is much greater. Home tood production has diminished; far. elgn has increased. [lltornhl combustion engines have rendered small hosts which can petiol twenty-ova knots an hour an additional danger to commerce. land's shallow harhcrs. hardly a grain vessel cou pass be cast. would Ihree hundred r crisis, or ten times that number he then? Worse llian useless. mar sollllern mlgill. because Viahrvln sum he‘ inclined‘to“drschnrgo’thelr illleil i i what use hut tor it there might have been no irrench Revol tion. it was the long arm that clutched in- tendant Foulon ircm the hands or Tay Pay’s "equal a Hotel de Ville. it set do Lanna;-'s head on a pike. and the beautliul head or La it led the guillotine while the people were crying “bread. ‘Beware or it, iat John Bull ln top- booisl eware or once more breaking ialth with irelapd, notwithstanding 1'ay Payh imperialism and Asoultb's "chor- nmus genius." it will, indeed. be enor- mous genius that can all pi n'a llles vrlthout loo-1. i doubt it inlthleia prom- is s or ambiguity 0! lap s e helm. oi course. all this is mere speculation. i see Emperor wllllsm II, is warmly at- tached to Britain-in print. I learn from another “enormous g sir Edward Grey, that everything is lovely. I hear th Turk, who rather disappointed sir E Americans, if you leave out i-aunma. are and i quite bzlleve that the lion The only thing which lands me ln a slight dimcullv is thl ship building. That “enorlnolls genlu Churchill. ad- vertises 525,000,000 extra ior ships her an Now what in e ultmo oi loveli- ness are these ships wanted (or? i am , can you toll 2 “eilol'l:l:ona genius.” AlYJl>35SM'l 1.19 American blood n t thicker than water, but thicker than or- dinary blood; so t e ships cannot be tor you. except as a next years Christ mas present. Perhaps tor some more iavoi-ed nation. An idea occurs to me- re d l mnleas ii-om may pay and John Redinoud-why should wa not ell win llvlpayrlal. lrlsh-Americana and in a. rim Larklii has przrslladt-d the Brit- certaln lllr. yoynson H ' digcovarod what i pointed out long ago, that the ilouss oi Lord, in conrormlty uicnt, this ulll requires an enormous with the Parliament Act. can postpone uinuunt or consideration, the Home Rule Elli lndt-nnltcly. or till two I-ll‘ llircc licaslnns to consider it." their i-arty uumeedn to power. be pro- what will Thy Pay‘! "enolixlous sci-ius." vision o(lhat Act. where ll concerns the As-lnltti, do‘! what he can do is, relcr action or the rds is: ll 14: tile speaker. what the speaker "I! ally public Elli ll memo by the tan do is. say ll is unconstitutional to House oi Lords in each at these sca-lprcsrni ll. to ills Millet-l ills, l: 3: named by the men: lt'l"l‘l‘l expires in lsl All Indira- i-louse algcomlnonai on in 1E)2L‘lmn the lions point to a change or Government. third lime it shall he presented to iiia what heroines oi Toy Play‘: ll.‘ii[ln)'ria.l ilaiesly, and become an Act of i>nriia- iiolllo ilulc Bill! I ‘hlcnt on the Royal Assent llelng algni- i really think lllr. Asquith has dis- lied therein.“ ill The Parliament Act further states in slavery. 2 will have smvrd of! lulld reform, ‘Velah Dliellablldliment, iuiil Jnckcyed his own Cnblnel. ‘Vim than any lie is not clever! is not passed by Lords," but It dues not state the time. Now, supposing the Lords say "in VIEW of the rebellion in Northeast Ul- ster, sanctioned by the Liberal Govern- llllSHlSlllllETlES THANK GERMAN llllhlPAllY jmoom F. T. WAIiluli'm:r, Hamburg-American Line's Decision To Call At Queenstown Hailed Wiih Enthusiasm And Request Made That Its New York Steamers Also Take In The Irish Port-Committee Of Prominent Citizens To Conler With Agent OI‘. Company. ilesoived-That we heartily thank the llanihurg-American stcsmstilp com- pan (or its action in deciding to have llli snipe hound ior Boston make calls at Qlieenaiown, thus relieving to some vxliillt the English boycott or that splendid port, instituted by the Cunard and white star lines. at the instiga- tion or the Liverpool chamber oi couinicrcc. as part or nettlcd purposs to cut lreland oiiiom commsrclallntereoursa will. the rest or the world except through England and on conditions lmiloarll by English gresd. espectiully call the attention or th liainhurg-American company to between the united states and Europe passes through New York; t rl Lou ts go to Ireland trom this can b - ass nrms sell large quantities or lrl d more speedily and conveniently be sh pped dlract irom Qucoiistown than through lverpool or any other English port; that l r e rlcan goods are also shipped to lreiand, a d we. thsreiore, strongly recommend to the Hamburg-American C01'Dl7illY the advisability at having its lxow York sleanlers also call at Queens- town, on both their Western and Eastern trips. assure the company that the reseniuiont against the attempt to cut on lreiand commercially ii-om the rest or thc world is sharwl by all lrlshn-len, in pcclire or political opinion. and is particularly strong in America, vrhers we are in a position to make our resentment ic:t. This is not a passing reeling. but springs trom the conviction that the Ellglllih boycott oi Queenstovrn is only an- ouantitioa or Arne other logical p in the settled Englll policy of crippling Ireland lntluairlalt iy. which is as rife in day as ut any time in’ the pa t"'l’hls'co ltlulrmnkea lb ea In tho lrlsliinen Ill over this country will respond hearllly to Lhll wise German hid tor lrish commercial support, and we. who are in nihllution with all the Irish organizations 1 II’! the Atlantic to the Pacldc Ind iroin the Great takes to the Gull or lilexlco, pledge our utmost cliorts in make this en- terprise a complete success. , iteaoived-That a committee be appointed to present these resolutions to presentativa or the Haxilhurg-Anlerltlnn steamship company in New York and to make such iurther representations to him as the circumstances may warrant. ‘“ VIGIIRIIIIS PRIITESTEIAGAINST PEACE FAKE United Irish-American Societies Ask Congress To Let Carnegie Defriiy All Expenses Of The Hundred Years Of Peace Jolliiication-No Public Money Should Be Used. We. the United irlsh-American sol-lctlcss of New York. assembled in reg. eeting at Erevoort Hall, New Yark.- on Sunday, DM. 28. 1513. protest against the proposed appropriation by Congress or s?,500.u00, or of any Public r any part of them, of the celebra- plea. such expenditure or the pcople‘a llluiley would be inexcusable extravagance, would not serve any legitimate Anierlrnu purpose, or promote a y Am erlcan interest but would promote the purposes or those special interests and individuals who seek to bring about an Angli>Amerir.an Alliance tor the salva- tion at the British Ehuplre. - r , it would help to finance the mov.-inrnt -directed by Andrew Carnegie and hitherto amply subsidized by him tor the eventual incorporation or the unllad tates in the British Empire. This purpose Andrew Carnegie hn reimledly avowed, and his avowals are on record, The real obiect or t one who run the socallod Peace societies. as d -gulahed from many or the honest members. and or the college Protessora and newspaper edllora who are notorlollsly under Carnegie’: lnduencr, ths Drama- tlon of this niovenlenl started by Cecil Rllollell and now led by tn a ‘bloody war that would jeopardize the intsrcsla oi the American people and do aoroy Alnerlran ideals oi govornmcnt and human liberty. we are glad that the united states le at peace with the uncle world. in- cluding England, and we pray that that hence my be maintained. But the Peace movement at both sides read between the lines of their utterances-are p as or a u i "the Anglo saxon risen” which they claim would “dominate the world.” This is imperialism run mad and the avowal oi a purpose which would speedily provoke a cou ier-combination, ensure war on a colossal scale and prove a te a blow to civilization and human nrvsr . Th lebration, by singling out England ior special marks or co nnent among other nations onger time and sow the seeds or lncalculable trouble in the foreign relations or this liopubllc. . we, tberaiore. respccttully urge that Mr. Carnegie’. ample iortuns is quite suillclent to deiray the expenses or any calelirstlon which he and his iollriwsre and lrlenda want to carry out and that ills American people should not be taxed for the purpose oi bringing injury to themselves and discredit to their clov- ernmen . Resolved-That. topics or this slatrnicnl tie sent to President Wllstm, vine President nlarshall, Speaker Clark. senator James A. rnian Nor r - laiion to the seuatsl. and Representative James A. Hamill (far presentation to the liouse or itapresentsxii-cal, and to the public prom. JOHN EL'LL'h‘ HDLIDAV. very recently the House or Represent- Allveil in VVabl1ll'lBl0B volerl in hvor of s naval holiday. A cable drspatca mun Landon. dated December 29, as ' tn. coming naval estimate. will hrovida ‘n nuvsl holiday evidently ands. tho 4: tor a it t or dlrglbils alr- delusion that England had hlerirled to ships. Eight or ion will be the nuclsus Last week r... castle A)ll;licA.V gave In nt'('0ulll. nf the English convict Pflk oils, as this Pcnlans knew them over c these prison: I! and he llu his posses a B Bonk lssucd by the British Government giving the report oi a special commis- aion snnolnlcii to inquire into the treat- pient or the "lwrasoa-relony" prisoners. convlcled lor participation in the Fenian mcvemcnt, ‘E o This oinclal rccord conllrms and 23- Lilhllsl'leti.heyond the possibility oi con- tradiction ina truth or the smtementa made in Tm: cauclc Aucnicas article d punish- lmore. But the artltlo was written hurriedly to meet a preilent emergency, and, long as it was, could not deal with many things which, it mvercd iuliy, would nuke the iwlcs as long. t ion -as sent Io die a lonely d lnllrmuy oi’ Bllllbnnll Prllnn i don wlihln a year, c was even relnsed tart hlm In-hlfdylng hour Ind 141‘: prayer I! hll hedald Thlt ll a speci- men oi the "humane" treatment at pris- oners in hgin over which M [ice at believing that he erns through ignorance. The emvrgency shore referred to his! arlileu llimllgh ltlr. Osborne‘! public probability that h the New York Prison Reform Commis- sion carry out his recommendation. Tllni. lilr. Dlhorne honestly V es have the treatment of prisoners in New York Sums changed with a View to in- Commission to "buy I Dig In I bug" by hastily recommending the adoption o the Engiloh system on the recommenda- tion of a man who really knows noth- ing aliout it. That. they are not likely to do anything so foolish does not lessen the necessity oi pointing out the seri- Let me prciars this account of my ex- aa a "Government Itnrd" or theory or an iinmonal Frenchman, ib t a ho would go through imprisonment (except tor Dol If onerloel or for conscience At about 3 o'clock on the atternoon oi the lat Fehrunry. 1911. l iound my- self with two wsrders and two detectives in a room in! the Lair courts awaiting a committal order to one or lils . cc ty's prlsolm. I hurl just been sentenced ti: twelve rnoaths imprisonment, and must admit to s reeling ot anxiety is l inquired or one or the wsrdsra the bra t“ intended, rmlsed that uulsluva to llnrl out the kind of exlulenca ll. was Intended I Illml lea ll us the coming twelve months. All i toul-l ex tract, however. iron: the plated, l Ilsa placed in a taxicab waiting IL I llde entrlncn of the C0ul't.l..lnd o e. course. John Bull bl! no 0! ma Heet. and one will he of the rlglrl intention 0! taking either A mlllhry or Zeppelin W38. ‘Once I philosopher, but twice I do herlnlned. crinliul. HIJW PIIISDNEIIS FARE IN ENGLAIIIJ Til-IIAY Last Week's “Gaelic American" Article Supplemented By The Story Of Edward F. Mylius, Who Was Sentenced To A Year's Imprisonment For Libelling King George, And Spent It In Wormwood Scrubbs-Treah meni, Food And Work Much The Same As Forty Years Ago- SliglliCllangesAi‘l‘eci Only Short Term Men-“Penal Servi- iude” Prisoners Ullaflected And “The Abomination 0l'Dark Cells 1’ Still In Full Swing. our error into which he has iailcn. for administration or public slrsir in Eng- li aupe r to everything in Am- rlu. A at oi the actual (acts at the English prison nyatrln, r tilt-r than to ccptance or the ilnl nlrna made [or It, will pmvix to be vely use! 1 this country, and to I mltcd extent the article in last vl-cck's GAr1li: Ani:.IlcA:4 will help In make some or those iacts known. in this week's [lain-r will be found a very Interesting article by , Mylitia on his experiences in an English Prison. ll Will be rrlllembemd that Ml’. ilyllus was convicted or a e in America do. in the same way the British oillrlnlis denied that the I-‘enians were political olicndcrs, and more than once a riaon (lovcrnor aai s. c plalning iiishman under his charge, “England has no political prisoners; you are simply R. -rrruson-l--elany oon- vlct" ' The Fenland souglli. to overthrow the and estatllsh an , llsh law and British omclnla declared that their ac- lion was criminal. riot political. and sent them in hem with English Ulleres murderers. iiyllus published his d libel on King George inr the purpose oi. dincreditlng ihe ilonarchy and helping i American sycophants pro- claim that his oilcnce also was an or- dinary criminal act and not political, so he was sent among England's huh Blur: and plckpocitcis. But there this important dil- ference between his case ant‘ that of ? -i to 40 a P3 ls very son clllhreni. from (hill. of the ishortrterln dllierent treatmrnt. Mr. My to his short sentence, was not sent t "conrict prison." ills arilc deals entirely ought to he very usotui to genuins prison reiorniera in America. A Yearlinl an English Prison By EDVVARD F. MYLIUS driven rapidly with in, no napalm to c riaon. when i allghted l A llsnnisnt i had already undergone six smells‘ imprisonment. preparatory to my trial and in dciault oi l-lndlng ball, a rlerldly wlrder opened 1118 door, Ind whispered. "You are going ..,,,,, .., ,,,, awaiting trial. o say much, (or lust then the eh i Whnlar and tr otllenl I along, and acted me to ioilnw tn m A or p V in; been passed o t doctor, vrpp showed great interest in the trial that had lust taken place. and questioned m. as to certain points i was placed in a iourwheeier, accompanied by . couple oi war era . narltnese had now cioacd In. A slight I