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The Gaelic American - Vol. XV, No. 23, June 8, 1918, Whole Number 769.
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The Gaelic American - Vol. XV, No. 23, June 8, 1918, Whole Number 769.
5 March 2014
New York [N.Y.] : Gaelic American Pub. Co.
Joseph McGarrity Newspaper Collection
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r i as acne...-s..[..... -a-um; Vol. XV-i No.23. Whole No. 769. <whht&iRx‘t&‘&rx“R&!& ' NEW YORK, JUNE 8, 1913. Diiiuud as -nsnd<la‘ lune. oer. 1. III. new liorit. ti. lt.. under us. moi oongrasssi tuna I, ma . A JOURNAL DEVOTED TO THE CAUSE OE IRISH INDEPENDENCE, IRISH LITERATURE AND THE INTERESTS OF THE IRISH EACE.. rcntoinss ll PRICE FIVE CENTS. whcllic WAR ON lhhihiih AND EERISH scliizhhis Relentless I'IostiIity'To Irish Liberty Displayed In The Anglomaniac Press And By Two Departments Of The Government, Together With ,The Action Of England, Reveals A Most Formidable Combination To Destroy A Cause That Has Lived For Seven Centuries, And Calls For Prompt And Vigorous Measures By Irish Citizens===LIoyd 1 George Preparing To Massacre The People Of Ireland, And His. Allies In America Are Persecuting The Near Rela- tivesg0f 300,000 Irishmen In The Fighting Forces OfgThe Republic-== Paid Agents Of England Traduce And Vilify .' The Irish People‘At Home And Here, But Burleson And Lamar Bar From The Mails All Refutations.0f The False- hoods, Calling Them “Attacks On England" Which' lnjure America In The War, And Brand Loyal Irish Citizens ‘As Agents Of g(iermany-=eThe Motive ls'Soutllern Revenge For Irish Valor In The Civil War Ai1d Gratitude For English Help In The Attempt To Smash The Unions:-Lamar, The “ Lord High Executioner,” An Anti-Irish Bigot-n , . The Foul Work Is Done For England, Not For The United States---Worst Irish Rascal Alive The Arch Plotter. , , war is being openly waged on minus and on irish citizens oi tho baited states. it is a war oi daismation Ind slander such as llngisnd always wages on another people whom she intends to destroy and which is Jsureiy to]. lowed‘hy the physical attempt to destroy hy torce or arms. That this physical attempt will come in due than is as certain E anything can he that has not yet tslien plaoe. ‘ s only one thing can prevent it. and that is united and determined action ‘“' me t lose. Th There is no ti ‘ V r the mamaore will talte place. and Washington cannot escape its share in the rssponeihi ty. V . - at a participating in the war or . ment and the British Pres: hureau. , The proiarltiah newspapers in Amerim with a new corps oi twenty-ave writers hired by En land. ‘ Two Departments or the Washington Administration. - Tho American-Bureau oi iniormation, heeded hy George creel, acting either oi its own volition or under or err - . th A corps or paid lecturers and public speakers who keep up a running Ilre on the Irish ' r I ‘This ws Intensity Ibr many months In the Amerlcnn press; under English direction, Jun 3! the artillery bombardment that precedes the attuvks greater Virlllencet. 'Mnn! newspapers are llrisady cniltrnlled by Ia0PdgNDY'.hC““G xnii they lllve been v ahaluoleucln their oillglut ol rnmnnlrfaldehonda, but the now twenty‘-Evm ‘ I Press hlrellnE8 of nglnn are 2 yreeedeihe Emil ll ult lhll .. , iieltray Ireland’: last hope 9! Ireedum Ind ruin. the character olrlrlsh citizenship in [his Re17il‘blIc.' - ‘ '. Hwsqnn ayrdnsn PIZETENCZE. ‘ e war against irelend waived, under the direction or the British the Government are actively psrtlclpatin w n Ireland Ind on h sill ith a t e pow a non at their disposal. but probably wit nba help America to will the war, vchen in reality it which does not help America in the least, but surely sows seeds or tutors tronhle far the United states. A Their action does not even help Ensluld outlet: in the conduct or the war. it is simply intended to lcsep the rlrltlsh oilgarchy on top and to enable . This. by keeping the irish ques- ti ensure more and tar greater trouhle iov England and lamps world in the near re. , v . . . THE SOUTH SEEKING REVENGE. The action on this side or the Atlantic is the work of narrow. undemo. who represent e o strongest and in i .h l . , - H: 3 r heee eons oi Rebels who have the edrontcry to put the hi-and oi disloyalty on Irishmen whose son: and hrolhers are in the Army an M In who taught in the bloodiest patties oi the civil war. as do the Nortncilirn newspapers. that the Irishmen are with them in their hitter right against irelend and lsnliiat the near rein. the case. Nine-tenths inn Felners true. The men's letters show e or when their relatives d yet the World and Lord Nnrlhclirleb New vorli Tame. [nve the impudeoce to threatcndrish citizens with thew-rath or their ovm iiesh and hlood in e Al-my Ind MW SGRACEFUL LIES A.vp ulsiizl=lzi:sm'rATlox. in s Jugs part oi the in. them. nest-r d the re at a “German plot." paid (or hy "German money." tll'6;“O'd.‘;Yee?I9I;:1l:h:SI9rT;:: and intended to iniure the united states. Men w o m H ' fertlrae, who have racriiiced their wov y hvospec nnginncrs convict hour a rd ' 0, M, "White who proved their In their blood on ‘the oattlelielda oi the south‘:;sL::-521:2“-l;e:1::I':hb! 3:" “W mm" “ """mu“” ‘;m::rtl‘I:c:: and that President Wilson's Doc- ' no Sell‘-Detariulnlllon should apply to Ira- ' - the mph 0, ..d,my,",v- or "divided allegi- land as well as to Belgium and Serril. ' ““ The allegiance oi who have not et ii ruirlsnly vlanderers r ‘ re paid lecturers. for who so irom city t 3 Illaehfmdl I (OWE IIDIIPIIIS Du! Vile " mi ““,f;.1‘?.2?I$2 izmsntlng mot violence and sowing xeslnst irlshmen, incitin to people. , r oi defamation and slander has been going on with lncrelsins i . every lrish lmrlotic speech hitterest-are in it tram the tips oi their toes to tho roalslnf stat in the Ann an Navy Lh ',., The rial saiving the President and congress t the seeds oi dlssensloa that will last long after this war is over and wlllrh cannot tail to Inl‘lil1 grievous damage on the I:olultr' r‘o.l1E.vTh'D Axn PAID FOR hi‘ . GLAND. All this weriare on ireland and lrish citizens is fol-nented by lznsiaud. paid tor hy England and directed hy special agents or the British Golzrpmrn T men attacker! who has not relatives in Ilu Army ho sun o em in Va user hrot They know how th so hrothers. cousins and iorn-l r ncl ha a now a t a lion: in France or on in war thsr a o the cause ol lri llartv and how ha nn 2 Amerluil comrades oi their relatives iet-i In ‘ the Government in Washington, w neck [0 brand as treason or disloyalty to America the holiest aspirations that ever sahctipetl and eniloliled humanity. slrnlcly informed by the local Posimasler that it has been held up. it is only when solo at the Post oiiice Deplrlmcnl that the cohtemptlhla quihlllt-s assigned as reasons (or the urtiozi are voucliaaied. And the taller lnV'nrinlil)‘ sets a lecture on "Iai'all)"' irnrn the son or a man who taught. to hreak up the ‘ ion. g - The evldtnl ohieci. oi this atrocious action is in prevent Ireland‘: ease in s decision or the ullillnr of the l)t-lzarlmisnt. u when ihe sollclior reaches his cisioo Lh lrr hie es I oee not notiiy is tlm o p us to live under such circumstances, unless it I: is read) to sacrlrlre. Thersiore the plain purpose at those who deprive it or the mailing privilege is to destroy the paper . LA.tiAii AX AKTLIRISH Bmrnz . r. Lamar, solicitor tor the Post Unit Department. with whom the tidal decision rests, is 1 Irish ltace Convention which met in New York on liay IS and iii a man steeped In DY!!ilrIlce asnlmlt Irelz-pd. the Irish r were several hun ed delegates who have sons o rot ers in the Arm people and the catholic Church. lie is y or hsvy there are A e rs or so who are e mothers oi soldiers or nothing and bli'0 He hates the Irish ind lb sailors, Yet that Convention was treated by the press at-. a "disloyal" paliitsrr D 31- Whe Cons? mvwn or others speak to him about MI lie I g, ere were sw-arms oi secret Service men watching it as it it were and vrlmlly unlltsmis - -rlare o plotting against tho United states. , ' 1 h sh in e" Word I1 ll rs a report oi this convention. which met primarily tor the purpose.ot 3“ “5“"’ ‘a’ “'3' “' 3“ ‘ 3‘ n to the Prosldt-nt and (‘ongres-oria oi the privileges guar- anteed to‘ all citizens by the Constitution-was excluded Irons lhe’maIIl, nl GAr.Llt‘ Avsvalcss rontalniog her statement was suppressed. The Post Olfira Department pars all relerences to British atrocities in ireland trom the mails. rrom the ’ iederate stock. lrrni lo A narrow mind. is disloyalty in America. he his attitude even ii Ame hitter speech in the senate some time ago against the‘ lrish tor the part they took in preserving the Union I!‘ a.lahar oi,love with air is an irlsh par 2- which-stands ior lrish lihert and opposes the liept the Cisll war going xor three years beyond the time it could have lasted without England‘: help. , .. . .. ' . , g H BDRLESOFS ilioriir:s' I-OLITICAL. e Yoslnlnsler uehersl ilurleeon is not naturally anti.irlsh. out he Is a politician who csvviss out policies which he believes will serre himsslr or . H n , The statement that lo.ntlu savage (iiirkhas have teen sent western lrront to irsland. in readiness tor the projected ulI<s3irr, while "“ V‘a"‘- "“ “"""““““ “"""“’ “‘ Pm‘ 9“ ““"““ 9" “V 1'9“ American troops -on their way to replace them are retlewed ) King George :2“ “ a"l‘:‘1'“:'5“ ‘"4 ‘m "> “fl” 5“"“’F" hi"o::s;:i:";:"S’;l‘:: ‘;‘m‘;‘' in London. is also narretl irom t may,oot know the truth. Lemiic ion in the 7-raztuhs which is an inclicm h vlulcnre against t Tnbunr reiuaos to print her very moderate r ruiiionlsm. They have ayes only tor "ulballts on Emzllmd." which they find in P057‘ OFFIDE DEP.lRT.llI:'.YT WORKS FOR EXGLA. D. Not only is this campaign at ialarhood. misrepresentation and calunmy nyiinst ihe Irish penny: tolerated and encouranrd. by tho artment but i y c is against the united states ior an i man to den ialse chsrses hrousht against him an the use the sl powertul acllinitn eir c to suppress ihe rltnllla. so that in Anlerirnn pl haing thus ltept in lg ran a eienrn may hellsve the raise h United slates and in even more tyrannical and unjust than the British Gov- ernment is in Ireland. ’ Thi not most sinister tcaturs oi the wsriare on lrelsnd at " tho instigation oi Enaland, in the puhlle press by Departments oi the United or Government. by lznld lecturers and p hlic hundred insidious ways a es. A denia is ‘pronounced hy postmaster General laurlrsoh. or n Lamar. to be an "attack on l-znsland" and the paper containing Ir. is at once barred ircm the malls. T are has never in or more absurdly inlse than the pretence that ihe rt-luinuon or an attack Ivy at the United slates. is mlculnted to impede or injure Amerlt‘a'l prosecution or the war. To assume that the men - , meat is only intended its grip on Ireland‘: throat and help it in iniiict injury on Irish citizens here who are doing their lull duty to the rolled sr:Lr-l:ti:rl:.i'cz is CALLED ATTACK. that the publication or speeches and resolutions respectrully o make irlenoly representations to the. president Wilson‘: oer r all peoples is part oi a "pro- th r cies rt-aoliillrlna and repo ts oi s hes I at h re s lhed as “niiltlss on and, hair ted to interiere with m on conduct o and even that he never hee sis in p 0: one the puhllcations ohisct d to has ever n d one word or syllable atutli ihg. or even it Iny act or pollc this Government in connection with the condos t a war. or or soy oiiiclsl at the Government who has any per in the conduct a war, ens amio ed i e bran. or any or he lous loans which supplied the hotsrh not w lrt e eceasary l min. or any other Administration measure. as charged Ityglhg nepsrtment-and this Nlwiiyl prim ,i'-but tuic on lr.uglahd." Man! oi these d "attnclts on England" were copi-ti irorh lrish or English papers and Ind heen has-ed hy the British censor, who certainly ought to lthoir what constlllllu an Mu:-It on not a. lmrliolzs rrnp zxrniritnnr m:A.x'. , But the meanest part or this niltrlxeously tyrannical action is that the pawl‘ ll nIVol' Aniornlerl Dl tho reason for Ill lloppuga In tho maul.‘ It ll all American history, teen anything more ihelnct-re ‘ " n dishonesty the Illl'l’IC oi lnlschood ‘ dram is not comprehensible on any Sid deptutls mainly . r he is badly mlsintormed by inch sscoiihnnu or the nose. who dies not trouuls hlshseii shout principles. and may are wholly out at imlrh with intelligent man sentiment in . coming somew at s rmcd or to at the demonstration or ahsolute unity in Ireland and the Ircllierliloul zilgnlnrdlnce or the action or the iaishop , ' 'these lllsh politicians have neither the character nor.the honesty s 0 :‘ = IF . h- nut to decide what in o n a gru: or sud on emergency. et Washington believes that thee and a muorliy oi lrish cm- I. '13 ill: ‘1‘0I'll'ICl"1hIl. It eslllnnleu lllose rlilxens I! I POOP lot. Irhoxri hlind support can he secured hy the dlstrihutien ' mnrlllzlng spoils system which substitutes patronage ior it bring the nepuhlic to ruin heiore long it the people e are not urhhened to the dsnaer oi its drhaslhg iniiucnce. Ah IRIEH SCOUKDREL izsiiiyn IT ALL. . Der-riment oi instice. it is state-l on good authority, that she niitlelrlsll induenec, there comcs irom an assistant liorli.‘ who is loathed wsshlnetoh Administration. Xa plot in tiction ever c uallt-d in mailgn vrh led to xu ihlr om:-ills. And no villain in a a e are depraved or unsrruirulo come to light and the dtlpea oi this ht-ast will he made a laughing stock. “E.(PDSL‘Rl." st‘PrLItn may AMERICA. ‘ e “exvusule" oi the plot" in start allaiher rising in lrslsad. siren out Dy ihe llrliish Press Bureau as a juslmcallon (or the arrest or the Sinn on ,- s riuventsr. and whose worit was vlilnlslls done on the c lssrnstorirs clospatchcs illed on this side of the Atlantic. No evidence oi Lho ascurary of his translations or or his good ialth was ottered. yet the whole case rested on that point. - The ohclons ohiect at their puhllcetion was to more that certain lrlsh. men in Am were comntuoicaiing with Geri-iu.ny with s view to procuring d t e re isal oi the British Got-evnment to hrlng the men to trial is s co iesslon that no such evidence exists. , r ' an invention. And no man estshllsasd isct (list there are not arms enough in s a r as w e on Easter Monday. 1915. and depending on the possibility at setting precarious supplies hy submarines. ‘ r era was no such plot. The whole thing was a lirttlsh irame-up tor the purpose or preiutilclns the Arnerlun people lgulnat ireiand. THE “WDRLD‘5" Rt‘ri'iA.hls.ii. ' lien this purpose was aided hy a portion oi the American press is shown hy the lallowing iniamnus article in the New York world: . ’ (continued ow Page 2.; a... ...<se..;--....j.. .......'m.-...