. take part! .
N 37. Who1eMl.783.
NEW Yoiix, SEPTEMBER 14, 1918.
A JOURNAL DEVOTEIT TO THE. CAUSE. ‘OF IRISH INDEPENDENCE, TRISH LITERATURE AND THE HTTERESTS OF THE IRISH RAGE.
Nos rovl..ts.li.o-sasnessiessi cans.-s-or aisrnlvalm.
" PRICE FIVE CENTS.
NEW YORK’S THREE DAYS OF LAWLESS MILITARISM
. , . 4 I
dilist lln-American Episode in All Anieritan itistory. Bringing lliscreilit On One Of
The Ereat Depull-tmeuts Of The Government And Showing lneompetency,
wliltoul‘.ir'ry Legal Standing And
I Stupidity And Contempt Of The Rights Oi The Citizen On The Part Of its
The American Protective League, A Knownothing Organization.
Composed Largely Oi, Men Of Military
Age Who‘Onght To Be in The Army. Allowed To Boss The Sowalled
“Round-L'p Oi Slackers,” To Brllvllleat, lnslilt And ‘Threaten Law-Ahitiiug
Citizens, With The Apparent Approval Of tiovernment oft’ iills And Under
The Protection Oi Soldiers And Sailors-irishulen Orosslyiinsulled-tin
Warrant Oi Lari For Any Of The Extraordinary Action Taken-Serious
, >- interruption Oi The City's Business And inconvenience And Suitering ‘iu- ,
ilictelt On More Than tii,llI)ti Citizens, With The ltesnlt Oi Catching Only A
Few hundred‘ Delinquents-The Situation Saved By The Timely And
Vigorous Protest Oi The Senate And The Prompt Action Oi President Wilson.
,'A'haASel-late or the Univedstatca has
never in recent years shown to better
who ordered to inquire into. were as
What odlclnls oaths nepartnr ‘
Justice had charge or the raids: o-
o ordered soldiers and salloro to
social connection‘ or
standing did the .amerlcan Protect!
Ls the raids?
or course. this investigation is only
mental one: the senate invest
rs and sailors act-
ing under their orders. - ‘
iaut t a most sinister ienturs oi lhll
o la n
ilied b. its in so 110
eye to eye with them. Host
the ulsgracetul and illegal work We"
men or military -
oualideo by some
with good humor and pcliten .
KlVoWivoTIiI2l'a BLACKGUARDS IN>
lowsd o u wlthou
citastisemsnt without the protection at
ldiers r r; s. and plainly
‘M they rescnter; it authorized
"W" K othlng ru a to u a the
words “Secret Service" on t elr hadsi-7
they under the co ol and the
orders or (in Department Jilstic r
U, sense, in the cart
sale rat a
want to havs investigated, and ths in-
stisation will not be complete until
as answered. Their impu-
, swasgering. domineering manner
methods a d above all their antl-
irish attitude. are a menace to-the
lzeace or the y. -' t "
DUTRAGEOUE TREATMENT or
During the three days at the "stacker
Round lip"-conducted largely by men
who have-all the appearance or bolus
hemseivee slhc erk is. c
that tully 6o.ooo min were arrested.
coniined in artrloriea and lzolice stations
reaentativo or the D
0! his law partner alter being held near-
ly all night. He said t
ised on to him. railed to give .
thul,hs had arisen for the Liberty
Loan and d ne ll else aatbic to tur-
titer the cause of the fDllnlt‘Y
'0a'LY A FEW REAL SLACKERS
known to man)‘ people in New York. and
Citizens were treated hy the Department
him its c til
.7 Port, rose to
the occasion and did their duty tails. .
:l'o savor FEED IN THE RAIDS.
There was plenty or system. iaut no
ying out or the whole-
system displayed was
al and mechanical, an
d down town. nvsry in
ggiihsdiidpllloll have an idenilrlcstlon card
or‘. questions that-New York citizens ""
This is one instance among hundreds GA
cal oi the whole proceeding. pu
is deprlv oi oi every means or doing vi
And out or the ottooo arrested the H
had to starve
water all day.
olvr: CITA‘Zl.‘N'5 EXPERIENCE.
The world at ssturdsy last puhlis -
so the iollowing letter. signed "Ameri-
can" giving tho experience or one of the
reattld men. which as Ilrntlar to that
or thousands or others
' ova res onr tidltorlu “New
r a Dnghrlade." and I think your
readers will agree with and that it was
none too strong an indictment at those
and go without’toad or
trsnt had hsen placed in class IA, llm- gr
tts.l Iervica. The A. P. L an it was no
rationed with this widened and placed
until the room was so tull
could be admitted.
"With others ho was later paraded
through the streets to a police station
cnt. which was
that no more
the iargsrol newspapers and other mid.-
siles thrown by onloo ersg
“Alter ronnnrment in the police
tion tor ahour tour hours without any
tho my being "mugged" tor the movinl
saw any PAPEJRH AFTER SEVEN
“On rearhtlaz the armory thers w
another wslt tor shout three hours.
when dnslly tho registrant was permit-
show his papers and allowed to
ass in which
a an American oov. born o
Asntirao parents, and bu bee
his duty the nest he lcnows haw-buying
Liberty hoods until it hurt ananelsllv.
a mug war ssvlngs S,lulrilJa. etc.
0? L6 be pinned in I DO‘
loyslty must no Killed-
an trlemclent individual who
had the earmarks ot so alien and whose
(continued on Page 1.)
THE, “GAELIC AMERICANS” FRIENDS STILL ACTIVE
Post Otfieo Department Notitias The
Mailing Privilege ls Permanently
Publishers‘ That The Second Class
Withdrawn, But‘Assigris No Reason
Except The Vaglid Statement That it.“ Is Not A Newspaper Or Other
Periodical Publication Within The Meaning Of The Law Governing
Mailahia Matter Of The Second Class. it Being in Conflict With The
- Espionage Law”-Not, A Line
Because Thoreis Nona-By This
From The Paper Cited As Proof,
Sweeping Method And On The Same’
.‘ - Kind 0lf'Evid$l-ice.” The Editor Could Elelcanviriod 0i Murder,
‘ Burglary,-Forgery Or Picking PocketsvAn Outrageous Ahusi Of
Autocralic Power'For English,
Tuesday morning. September in,
the Management or Tn: Gaauc A
[CAN received the rcllowlng notiacauon
iron: the Poatlrlu r in ’
Urinzn Sluts Post‘ Urrlclr
. scream-rcxusxr or at the
‘ tosvlcu ssc-rlotv.
rl<. N. Y.. Supt. 9. 1918.
Publisher: or The GAELIC Aaisaica.-v: '
lsstsz William street.
New York. New York.
in aocordance with instructions trom
the Third Assistant Postmaster General.
you are iniormed that upon the issuance T 9!
oi a a on to the puhllsher oi Til:
Law. Act: or June 15, 1911, and Ma?
erore the authorization hereto-
iore issued or t s acceptance or Tns
c Asimcizv lor mailing at the an
urnndrclhs: ralrs oi postage has been
i-voiced. . -
‘A'. G. rs-rrr
- Per Trans. 1'‘, Rival-av.
rm’: WHOLE PROUEEDING A FARCE
This is the latest step in a proceeding
that was tarciral irom nut to last and
that use years ago no one would have
d was possible in the yniied
paper was notined. weelc
ssch phrlirlllitr issue
nothing put the pars announcement o
the do on.
Then alter this lrlnd or thing had
sllst !3. ins
“This publication is not s newapaprr
or other periodical publication within
the meshing oi the law governing snail- is bl-
Acts oi June is. 1917, and Mly
Nat American, Reasons.’ ‘ '
ing moor. it was an invitation to the
inner to prove that it was not silllty.
without living it the boneilt or knowing
pail was only an empty ormalii
A WHOLLY l1.WUsT Dtcisio.
exercised his discretion despolically. not
only regardless ot,tne lacts out in
actual contempt or the iacts
hands the lesplonago law has become an
instrument or tyranny.
Trvv GAELIC Aalewlcay has
any oi the olrenses named in the lemon.
w as puplslraple under it. so his
only means or punishing the payer ior
eases it as not committed is the
wholly uniustirlahle and tyrannlral ass
or the discretionary power which
Act gives him.
it is his personal sci or revlgunre
showing that any slnrrrlcan interest can
be served or The step was
lalren at the instance or England, who
is no meddling in the internal suairs
or the United states in order to lniure
FERSECCTIKG LOYAL IRISH CITI- I
. Recently a man irom the Department
ined or the "anti-Brltinit Ictkltlea"
employs-an expert whose rerv
vii-as are invaluable to the rltyo-and
its be investigated. This in
n act oi ltnvnrllloltd impudenra.
English act. as it til
out the sy ownso
who have lllnlrred her be
' delivered. alter rhtria
IRELAND'S’ ANSWER TO ENGi.AND’S USURPATION
Lord French's Tyranuical And Seuseless Proclamation Prohihiting The llolihug
Of All Public Meetings. Athletic Events. liaiherings Oi The Gaelic League
And Speeches In The National Language Without A Special Permit. Delieil
By The Whole Country-A Shameless Attempt To hag The People. To
Place Their Whole Political. Social And Educational Life. And Even Their
Pastimes. Under The Control (ii A
Military llespot Frustrated By Resolute
And United Action, Although The National Leaders Are All lleld In
English Prisons Without Trialwsiun Eein Clulls Throughout The Land
Convene On The feast Of The Assumption, Iliihont Asking Permission Oi
The English Viceroy. And Sliccesslnlly Perform Their Business, Except In
A Few isolated Cases. And The Hatiied Foreign iiovernnienlal Authorities
Then Male itlany Arrests-In Dlihliu Tile Castle hinclllnpoops Were
' Completely Outvvittod By The Alert And Resourceful Citizens-Lloyd
iieorge‘s Foolish Attempt To Terrorize The People A Complete Failure.
Duels denance has risen irelarid
Lord French‘: Proclamation
mslring sinn Fella. the Gaelic Looguc
and other irlsh societies illegal organ-
izations and iorhidding the holding or
meetings except under permit irons tho
D01 5. 9 rat‘ I11! I61
that orgalliu on
rted oil succesaruily l.suo Gaelic games
throughout the country without per-
mits. n a y the aclic
Leagu a ‘an eliectuai protest by
The authorities had taken claltoratc
precautions to prevent tha slnn Feln
n most cases they were
th in Dublin. where
twenty meetings were held. one in each
although the rumor had got aiioat
nlrslinas ass in
The meetings were attended by hun-
dreds or people. many or whom carried
Fl llfh (IEO ABE
re in Townsend
SPEECHES IX IRISH.
The meeting in Bolton street wa
hcld until lo 9'
our spsaltrrs arrived.
were delivered and at the close or the
ms were siren or
slrvtt meeting ca sd upon
to disperse. and stated that the meeting
wou no sl w . T a rhltrlaaaia
dtdrerlvded the warning and sddrsssrd
s assembly in Irish. At the Mount-
lny street meeting an insportor
a. w o as on duty hutlnnzd the
leading parties. but a short speech was
the crowd dis-
parsed. A military motor wagon with
police was drspalched iron the castle.
lLI arrival the streets baa heel:
speeches in Trlr-la were delivered at
e nsrelings in Rathmtlau and Rail -
sgh. Blsaaillgton street meeting
or addressed by slsssra .
o'Kslly and Henry o'Hsnrshsn. brother
r illicit 0’H rs
ruted attrr Easter Weeli. An inspector
approached the speakers to lniorm them
’ and soon artsrwards a
up to. police authorities Mr P
so a speaker. ’
Tarenurc, Rathiarnham and other ouh
l)'tl1K parts or iiuhlin.
s'r'EXEs AT BRAY.
hiemhcrs or the Bray slnn Fein clnls
11 g outaida 9 Town H i.
where lahnllr. ooo people aasernhlari. sav.
er were pro at. air. Patriclr
Murrlh Hon ac. tat-y oi the Club.
a he not no reply.
Tho policeman than warned him oi the
r. lllurphy disregarded the warning.
carrying out its lri- sd
Na lnisrtsrcnrs was otiercd hy
were there to protest against
tho unequal administration or the law
. . .l.
V they were out to snow that irlsh pearls
rould not no drs ncd. we or in-
m ri oy proclarnat ns. Tara.
rs Irra given tor vrhi "th-
more Reprabllclrl memo r ror water-
, lord." The ntherlnl then quietly dis-
9 acnd- Ranslagh. Rsthmlnea. and else- V’
HCRRIIJD PROCEEDINGS AT 01.03:.
Feln mention. to assert tn
streets were still crowded, all was qulal
and or srly.
CIRCULAR READ Is.’ A wimp.
A public meeting. under ins auspices
oi the carriclion suir slnn rein Club.
meeting learnt-it r their lng. so
so i a wood on the hill over Tia-
hsllow. and held a meeting. which
rl nlsr was read on s on speech
piled into some kl d or a This is the select posslolo kind oi a a meeting roul be nsl v made. The military remained in the
take to the nearest p e general statement and entirely ellmlo- - T I I we L In its proceedings to
illost or those taiiell ates all the labor and trouble at sdduc. , (continued on Phys 5.) tinned. Other means! Wrrc held I! (continued on Food 1.)
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