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HOW IRISH MONEY 1 WASTED
Here yon see a picture of the Irish Build-
ing at the New York World's Fair, Shame-
fully mismanaged from the beginning when
Seoinin Dublin ordered special decorators
from London---no other place would do---it
remained one of the poorest of the small
nations' exhibits at the Fair. This adver-
tisement itself cost quite a tidy sum and
as one can see, the building is being | sold
AT A LOSS OF $83,500 11
WORLD’S FAIR BUILDING
Two-story pavilion built for and used last year by
THE TRADE PROMOTION EXHIBITS OF IRELAND
10,000 square feet of space; plot approximate!
Cost over $100,000, For sale at $6,500.
May be seen at any time by appointment.
Full particulars from
15 East 49th Street PLaze 3-9200
The most fitting memorial you could make
to the € memory of the Birmingham martyrs o
Tony Da and John Mac Neela is a cheek
to the Prisoners! Dependents' Fund.
DARCY AND. MAC
THE POLICY OF THE I-R:A
(In last month's paper we gave the legal
and moral und for L ft
the We ghowed how the Second Dail
December 8th, 1938,
Army Council the legal and legitimate gov-
ermment in Ireland.
fer of power
Chancelleries of the world were all
notified of the change.
This month we shall continue our outline
of the policy of the I.R.A. with a state--
ment of th rticular method that has
been adopted in Eng: >» the reason why
that method | has been chosen, and lastly,
why has been carried out in Eng-
land father *¢han in Ireland.
Briefly, the reason for the present method
is that all others have failed
Ireland has tried the constitutional meth-
od and found it ineffective. For centuries
Irishmen oa iternately pleaded with England
and. for against per, always for _one
reason. In his day, Henry I complained
that "the wild Irish insist upon freedoms"
In our own day, Ireland makes the same de-
in the intervening centuries
Ireland has tried both the constitutional
and the military methods to win that free-
dom which is hérs by right.
Not even the brilliance and eloquence of
Parnell gould do for Ireland in a century
what the Fenians did in a year.
Not all the talk and pleading in Ireland
could save her from the famine, when an
alien oppressor removed by bayone
sufficiency of food
as would have fed Ireland in satiety. The
Ireland then: the sword alone can win for
any nation the God-given right of liberty.
And still for years afterward Ireland gent
representatives to Westminster to plea
for “Ireland. And so long as they ahagit
advocate the use of force, England
great amusement in the Irish M.P.3.
in Ireland, To
the billions of damage
in England, England refuses to release her
hold upon Ireland, Is it reasonable to ex-
pect that she will grant Ireland her free-
dom merely for the asking?
There is only one way to treat England:
+ is to make yourself stronger than the
rebber, for England is but a thief in Ire-
land's house, Pearse thoroughly sped
the truth and framed it within these words:
" I do not know how hood is to be
achieved except by armed men! "
England---need we say it---is treacherous.
In 1914 she promised Home Rule--after the
war of course, and conditional upon Ire-
Ing England's battles. Thus
freedom of sma. nations, but ta
the hanging rope that it was a crime to
assert her own right to be free, In spite
more irishmen fought for England n the
last war, and their reward after the war
was not "home Rule, but Black and Tan Rule!
There are those who would tell you that
the Free State is an advance upon the past
but they overlook the fact that it was the
result of force. England didn't deliver it
to the talkers and the eloquent orators;
CON'T PAGE 3 COL 3
Priests testimony convits Free State
The most shocking news that has come from
Ireland in years has just been received in
relation to the piineeretriKe only recently
concluded in Du!
Rev. Father O'Hare accused the Free State
government of wilful negligence tantamount
to murder in the deaths of Anthony Darcy
and John Mac Neela, He testified that he
had three times been refused admittance to
Mountjoy Prison to see the prisoners, In
spite of the fact that Father O'Hare gave
the Free State government assurances that
could he verify the conditiond of the pri-
soners in Mountjoy, the strike would be
called off, the Dublin authorities re-
Only after the death of Anthony Darcy did
deValera permit Father O'Hare to visit the
internees: and then, Father O'Hare says,
only because, wie irish, Nation would not
for it. rv O'Hare swore on the
witness stand that in his visit been per-
mitted when first requested there would
have been no deaths because the hunger-
strikers had already won their case!
This amazing revelation was made at the-
inquest when Father O'Hare, despite an at-
tempt on the government's
the strikers, and had then ‘falsified a re-
port to the Press by saying that the IRA
soldiers had quit the strike.
Particularly damaging to the government
was the fact that Darcy died only six days
before his sentence would have expired,
The jury brought in a verdict against the
government with the demand that in the fu-
ture IRA prisoners be accorded political
status, and not be tried as crimina
40,000 IRISH CONSCRIPIS?
Those who consider the danger of Irish-
men being conscripted | to fight England's
wars is a thing o e past t to con-
sider carefully this notice wh ch we have
received from Dublin with the request to
publish it in a prominent position,
CLANN NA SAOIRSE
55 Lower O'Connell Street--Dublin,Ireland
find a parallel for the ruthless de-
eision of the British Government to con-
same authority to impose conscription on
ire Irish people in 1918. Already some
0,000 are affected by the decrees made,
bat observers anticipate that men up to
the age of 36 wilt be liable for military
service by of the present year
unless nostilities cease.
If this forecast should prove correct, the
mity of the outrage can be ga
is realized that Britain desists from
dealing ina similar manner with Dutch,
Belgian and other nationals residing with-
in her shores
Individual protests have been made by some
who have been brough’ ‘ore the courts,
and. o have not registered
are faced with tines and imprisonment,
eventually to be handed over to the mili-
We consider that there is no reason why
pathisers in Ireland could not be ex-
changed) for those Irishmen in Britain who
would to return to their native