A JOURNAL DEVOTED TO THE CAUSE OF IRISH INDEPENDENCBKIIIISH LI'i .F.ATURE AND THE INTERESTS OF THE IRISH RAGE. -
Val. x1,,,Na. 29. Whole No, 566.
NEW YORK, JULY 18, 1914..
band in Ixvnd-(I.In matter. oet. r, um, at inersai oisosas
I21 vars. an I’.. node. the auorooog-uoamareag. ren.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
MUS Tl] ARM AND EQIIIP IRISH VOLUNTEERS
“mine Committee OI‘ The American Organization Holds Meeting, Adopts
constitution And Issues Appeal To The Irish Race In AmerIca- “ Un-
aimed Men Count For Nothing In Face 0lAn Army, And Armed Men
Are Of Little Use Except Properly Organized ” -‘Hundreds Of
Thousands Of Dollars Needed-Look To A Union Of
Orange And Green For Ireland’s Sake-Every Irish-
man In America Expected To Supply A Rille.
The Executive committee or the irish xaticnal volunteer Fund, elected
,. tbs convention at Tuxedo Hall on July 5. met at the Murray l-liiii-iotel, New
mp, on .luly ii and i2, and carried out a large portion or the work assigned
it Pressure or space this week makes it necessary to curtail the report or
in l>rntesdingn- V . ,
' in accordance with the instructions oi the convention. sixteen other mem-
:61 oi the General conrrnlttee were added to the Executive committee. mak-
,,,g the total number twenty-live. An appeal ior tunds was iasued which will
is round below and a short and simple constitution was adopted tor the gov.
miinebt or the organization, which is still in the hands of a committee ior
.. a d will he published next week.
President )lcGarrily laid oeiore the committee a letter rront Eoin slac-
sstil, which he had received a rear days previously and which will he round in
moths. column. The committee decided to act on the unanimous advice of
,5. provisional committee in lreland in regard to the sending or arms. in-
stand or money and other business or a nature that torbi s publication was
t-aasscted. The committee adiourned to the call or the chair.
APPEAL TOIRISH RACE iii AIIIERICA.
IRISH NATIONAL VULU TEER. Fl VD COMIIITTEE.
zstl nhoadwsv. xew York, Jilly i2, lsii.
Ttthe irish Race in America.
ellcw-citizens: At a representative conterence held in xew York on June
8 n I
npoi ted to raise iunds to arm and equip the
risional-c teers in Dublin the s ,
ll,IIW, as a iirgt instalment or Amer-ica'a contribution to Ireland's Army of
in pursuance or this preliminary Work a convention representing several
oirllie Eastern and Middle States and fortified by assurances of support tram
the west and south, was held.at Tuxedo Hall, N w rk, on sunda ,
lair 5, and a permanent organization was errectcd. The undersigned National
park until another Convention can be he! , ‘
unit a constitution and miles tor the government or the organization.
till he iarwarded to the branches at the earliest possible moment.
But the work of collecting money to arm the lrisb National volunteers. so
well begun on June 1, must go on, regardless ol rules and gula s ire-
land's hour ‘or trial is at hand and her only secu is he possession or t
her organized into a National Army of nerence unsrnted men count
inr nothing or an rm ed
a lunch at the mercy or England as w
uavolunteers, the Act of Union WIS Pagsed by the most. shameless bribery and
vvrntption in the world's history. I s
Thu Nntiolul Volunteers must therefore be mulnlainei not to meet. I puss-
bg emergency, but for all time as a guarantee of irela.nd's surety. Later
rhea complete aeii-government and entire control or her splendid resources,
d to provide tor her own derance, she will need no assistance rrotn
ren. But now. and tar some time to c m they must rally to
in assistance and contribute as they havoc never hetcre to aid her
‘males for ireedom.
The lew thousand dollars already sent are but an earnest or good will and
Iii-as who have contributed ure only a small fraction or the organized Nation-
“plailtcd to them. They must all be reached by a systematic canvass of every
‘Ill and town in the country and out on reim-
es are already organized this work should be begun
until It is completed. Where no conic
e as We have not been since we snub
may with a united race behind hint. The danger that threatens now is inr
"W11 greater than that which conironted lreinnd then. -.
- England in i>ai-neiil. day treated lreiand as a single political unit. North
Ind south, orange and Green. were acknowledged as inseparable parts or one
“W rs and one people. But to-did)’ an English Government which proiessea
lrlendship tor lreland and exists only through irlsn support. proposes to out at!
V n or it, porn’ the rest of ireland and thus prolong and intensity
lheleiigioua striie which has cursed irsisnd for three centuries. its only
times preventing thl ininmy ii the 2'K““‘““““
“ 2 ational voltinleers u will compel e statesmen oi England to
reunite that treiand is one and indivialbie. '
irhe irish in America by deientlns England’: diplomat! to
“Wu-meat to make the present eizort to lilac-te Ireleni Th
lane or win o Churchill an other Britt“
2’ 33:‘-Iy this stntglnerltl lMh$em‘:::;e mm?“ “W
Vlllliiiteera Ijotlilkey liillelni tbziile tip against the Angioamsrlcan Alliance. and do
It quickly’ H, 3 to client deieated. we
e public ut-
tba est menacing dang
m wil ot
er be averted the iuriher steps neces-
;l lot the protection oz lreland'a intere!'3 can 50 "kt"
in their propel-
-Tlic Irish x.ti.,,,,i volunteer: hitve time and again proclaimed that they
Mi“ W: h l Protestant icilowcsuntryinen who he": or
K’ “" " ' "" ' ” , rns. ' A union or orange and
Mel it-ei ,1 it a h tlt hope or irish mtionsllsts tor tantrum"! In
It edoctunliny prttecililrelaend ngainlt all possihie enemies. Let us hope that
out or the intrigues or English pollllrllns who trade on lrclnlid's divisions tor
sordid party purposes may some a
hnve It common t-ountr
l last in all lri
common lniercula and common diitit-s.
sl.men a realization that they
if that Ibould
me to pass the two acts or volunteers could iwltle Ihe lrlali Qucsiion in one any
to the sailnrat-tron cl both. and Ellglan
xationaiist abould subscribe at care.
In week in the Drrsaa
kept as proor that the contributor has
or Derence will be rurnishod.
r the Imminl or his contribution. ever
man calling himseli a
The list or sttbsi-ripilons will he [lub-
and a handsome can be
done his share in arming lraland'a Army
THE EXECUTIVE CD.ii.ulTTi-:E.
GENERAL Di-.. . is l'-‘ COLL“
DENIS A. sPr:l.Llsslt'
MPGARRITV. rrosidr-pi. ,4
54!! springlicltl Av:-., Philadelphia, Fe.
. .' , Vice-President.
south Broad st. Elizabeth, ‘x’. .l.
J. (;lilr'l-'i.V. secrets
P. 0. liox lixll, Xcw
JOHN DEVOY. New York.
.lA.llEs i-i. Ix
NTAGL . J.
s. CLARK. Phllaulltlithin. Pa,
DR. FRANCIS .l L'Ni>lCi>ui'ooi), Worcester, .liI5I
D.KO('GH, Baltimore. lid
JOHN F. o‘LoL'GliLi.V. Pittsburgh, Pa.
, O'NEILL RYAN, st. Louis
' AIUL Lu.
Checks Ind poet amca orders should
KEIATING. Chicago. lll.
Y council Eiiulrs, Iowa.
. ow a s. L .
.l. L VCH. Butte. ilant.
be made payable to Illa’ National
Trensurer, Denis A. speiiissy. est; pt-oadwny, xew
LUKE DILLON RELEASED.
After Fourteen Years in Kingston
.,.Prieon, Canada, He Emerges
Agerl Somewhat, but in-Good
Heal ll- lg u h to Claim
Credit for Getting Him Free.
Luke rmlian. or Philadelphia, who.
under the nulitr oi Karl nultnnn. had
been (or tb out i rt y are
lock; or the welland canal. was released
on saturday evening last. and is now,
w'th his devoted wire
N J. T
his release, Vhlch he had been expect
years. was when
tirst thing he did when given his liberty
was to wire to Joseph Mcraarrity or
Philadelphia. asking him no inform his
a h we and ask her (0
join him in Atlantic City. He did not
wish once to Philadelllllia.
where he is known to almost all the
Irish people and to great numbers or
‘Mr. Mcaarrlty promptly carried out
the request and his wire and daughter,
City to pick him up and intorm
that his with and daughter were com-
But they experienced colinlderahla
ndo who cle-
d daughter were reunited
alter a separation or iourtcm yearn.
Later several other Philadelphia rriends
and his sons arrived and i>iiion's heart
was warmed by the rervor or their
greeting. - . I
They round biro aged somewhat in
e had grown bold and
the old clear. bright
.. s d p sonar, tools his incar-
ceration philosophically -1 his e n
r ke t him rioni the worry that
slhlo in t . . it in an
undeniable tact ttbll ha W 5 new .9
long Ialely herause or the influence 0!
t e English Government, for reasons
c or than the I=vIdenr‘,e adduced against
it m-and becaule also or the rbuttlng
i this the I-use or certain nteddlcsome
th a press sgrn tth hnve sent
the ho:<lrlil rlalnls brnadrut over the
united states. not . ‘ationa
art or r-uttirilt a it
when he tolr-graphs-d to Jon tile
to carry tho news to s wt and when
he iottrti.l'li‘illinrn Tobin, llarry McCar-
rtey, Frank zviciinhon and other rriencls
1 bygone data waiting to grasp his
iittnd in Atlantic City. ,
ills numerous iriertds throughout the
happy. He in nnw 6.’: years or age.
LONG ISLAND CLANS SCORE.
Tlieir Annual Field Day at
Celtic Park last Sunday a
Record - Breaking Success -
SpiI‘iteIl>Hlll‘IIXlg and Football
Grimes, a Medal of Honor Race,
Sham Brittle and Dancing
‘ Galore oil the Programme.
The outing and games or the ClIn-na-
cnel or Long island at Celtic Park last
sttndoy eclipsed all previous similar
events or that organization. not alone
Ir the size or tile crowd out in ovary.
thlrig that goes to take a successiul
and enioyat-ie i-leld day.
During the nrogrtsitot the games the
grand stands were crowded and there
it was by long odds
the largest gathering seen in celtlc
Plirk this season.
in regard to eomiort. convenience and
details tor the enjoyment or the visitors.
every possible provision had been made
Brooklyn rurnlshed a large percentage
oi the attendance. w
iront .‘lial-ilintllll came over to the park
with the several teams that competed.
As usual. the greatest interest ren-
trred in the athletic prosranttne. which
was reatnred with line hurling matches
and roothall contents. The games were
cpened with s ioothall match between
ya i om county Moliagh-n
by a scorn o 9 points to all.
in the second iootball contest Klldars
won rrotn cork by ii to 4.
no men or olialy (King's county)
lost the hurling match to the Limerick
AllMS,NT MIlNEY,WANTEl] FRIIM AMERICA
l.e1ter From Eoin MacNeill, Cl-iailman Provisional Committee, Irish National
Volunteers, So Informs Joseph McGarrity, National President Oi Ameri-
can Organizatiori-‘Fiill And Satisfactory Explanation OI“ Necessities
Of The Work in Hallrl- “ Our Supporters In America Will Do
Best By Keeping The Power Oi Expenditure In Their Own
Hands And Limiting Expenditure To Purchase Of
Arms And Animlinition."
The iollowlng letter lrom rroiessor Boll: hlacxeill was received by Air.
ioacph )icGnrrity. xstionai President or the irish volunteer Fund Conttlniilee,
on Thursday, July 9:
If Herbert Park, bsllsbrldge,
Dublin, July l, loll.
Joseph iiccnrrlty. l-:sv..
cbatt-man Nallolni Provisional committee. 4
Dear Sir: ‘
he Provisional committee or the lrish volunteers, at its meeting in Dub
iio, last night, renuetted me to write to y u on the snhiest oi the co-epernr
Co rallies in the equipment or the iorce ‘
The lrich committee heartily endorses my cah:e message sent you on
22nd June acknowledging with warm gratitude your rec-ttttance eii:1,eou noti-
ried in cnhirgram or the zcvth. The remittance has come to hand in due
we understand that your committee was called together in the early
dtys or June. The lac: that within a iortnlght they had hesn sale to organize
the work or colleilioh so as to collect and send on 51,000 is surrtctent prooi o
their energy and uphrily and oi the generosity, patriotism and ssrnesm . oi
the lrisnds oi the irlsh Volunteers in America. t‘
By the unanimous my colleagues. I write to impress upon you
and those acLIp5 In concert with you, and through you upon the supporters at
the Irish cause in America, that. grateful as we are for your
prurliiicent help. given in money. the lrlsh volunteers look to their trlends in
Ameriru not so much lor pecuniary aid ss tor a supply or rifles, to be pur
chased and sent to us. ‘
we do not desire to accumulate lunds, even though we have done our best
u rd ou
blurs the uuuet to sateg 2 rsehes BL Inst. the alverston 0! ads to any
ether nurpos than the arming o the volunteers our c rntttee, soon utter
i r on. non itseil ruollltlon to devote all money raised b en
oral subscription to the sol
the current expenses of the organization are borne by the
sell-e l money subscribed to us on this side we trust to expend to g
be placed in o r an
no long as iihstscles exist. will do best by
their own hands. and by limiting expenditure to the provision at ;rlns and ain-
v The importation or arms into lreiend is prohibited by two Proclamations
issued by the Government lmruedial.eJy.arter the organization or the lrlsn vol-
unteers hegan. bout two years previously the Eng h Unionist Party, in-
tluding ex-Minister: and probable tuture Ministers oi the crow .had promot-
ed and nuanced, without lnterterence, the organization or a volunteer iorce in-
tended tor the support or olicy-
T a Government Proclamations treat lreland. not even as a part of the
“United Kingdom,"hut. as an un conducted dependency. No iaritisb
covet-nmeut has ever applied or would t-cnturs to ‘Apply a similar coercive re
strittion to the people t Britain.
Legal opinion at the highest standing has publicly declared the Arms
Prorlhmntione to be nniawiul and contrary even to the Act or Union. The
Government, nevertheless, ilnda means I: maintain the Proclamations in iorce.
and yet, in spite of the Proclamations. the money or Unionist Englishmen,
am. the open support and praise or the whole Unionist press and party o
Great Britain, and with the approval or men or Ministerial tank. has been at-
iowed to import arms on a large acale nto eastern Ulster.
This importttion has been curried out in disregard or the proclamations,
but we cannot truly any in deiiance oi the Governrnent or without their knowlr
edge. bile was iniorntcd in the press that s cargo or arms 1 I‘
the unionists was on i ay to ll-eland. The cnrgo arrived in due course
d Wu landed at several ports in Antrim and Down, Nothili h since
been said that could enahis the public tc understand that the Government
might not sully have lnterrered. had they desired to do so, and their action
would at least have been awiul as their Proclnmltionl.
The iacts are aulllclent to show that, ii the Government seeks to prevent
the srming or the lrlsh Vulunteen, its action will be doubtiul in law and
wholly devoid or moral value.
‘ At the saute time, a large body or oilicers in the British Army and xai-y,
including many or high rank. hare openly sided with tho anti-lrisb campaign
and oriered it their protessiooai services; and, not content with unending rm.
mense surrta or money in the anti-lrlsb campaign to promote hatred and dlsr
tension in lreland. British vnioniaia have gon so tar as to organize volunteer
Toms to be sent into lreland to light against lrlsb unity and it-lsh seii-govern-
II ecent -ind complete exllodureai the rul position of Ireland under the
Union bin compelled the Irish PQODIE undertake L e defence of their own
liberties and to Ilka up Arm: to thli. end. There is no risk lint we ought to
rare for nstionai detence that we must not he equally ready to race in order to
make national deiencs poss le.
It in angel! plain to the mind 01 every friend of Ireland and of liberty
that I unique und Iunrel-be call You Sons forth. Ind that
trinity or an age has arisen, !or the service or s sacred cause.
do not hesitate to ask you. our kinsiolit. in a land whose rr
mull measure by Irish valor Ind Irish devotion to
pouring of Irish liiebloodewlrather must we entreat
with us, making this the grand effort. of our lives and shrinking from no sacri-
face that tho peril and the ho?! of W xrent I Crisis may demand. '
lrours sincere -.
’ EOIN MACNEILL.
chairman or the Provisional committee of the irisb volunteers.
team drier a stubborn contest by the
score at B 10 6. . ’
J the- dlirerent matrbea re
sulted in spirited and exciting play not
I nlan engaged Invany oi then: lost his
temper (or a moment v
the journal was one by lhomas P
Follovrlns the sum: the member! Hf Tuite, describing the circumstances un:
c'Is scott Key wrote the
i Antb at
the lrisb volunteers, who patrolled the as, ‘pm, pm,
grounds, engaged in rnbnm battle.
Those who preierred dancing iottnd
entertainment in the pavilion, where
the Anisrirsn style or dsncing prevailed.
while hundreds or couples availed
the grounds. with a iiddler or two,
groups gathered here and there and
danced to their hearts content.
while sunday'a airalr was Vdistil-in
asocial lutherinl. the spirit or the clan- Against civilizetled.-C. i-i. Murmur.
na-Gael was brought to the mind or the
large host throughout the day. The clan-
ior the occasion puhiished a mo
page souvenir programme, The cross.
The British Iimpire is a conspiracy