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WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2(5, 1897.
Pafl63 to tl p
We have just taken advantage of a lutying--cliaucc
which was too good to turn down.
A -manufacturer whose shoes we use largely,
and who supplies only the leading- dealers of iiuc
shoes in the large cities, decided & discontinue
his wholesale supply depot. Over 5,000 pairs of
his best shoes for Ladies and Children came into
our possession at a price which will enable us to
set economical shoe wearers wild with delight
for a few daj-s.
They are shoes fresh from the factory I he
same style, the same" qualities, backed by the
same guarantee as our regular shoes only the
prices are not the same.
These shoes go on sale tomorrow at the fol
lowing low prices.
15 Jf m 1 S
Elegant Dress Footwear for the
New Year's Festivities.
We have all the latest styles of Dress Shoes,
niadeof very best materials, but our prices arc far
below those of other local stores.
Men's best quality Patent Leather Gaiters and
Laced Shoes, with kid or cloth tops, - ..
At $3, $4 and $5.
Ladies' elegant black and white kid, plain or
beaded Sandals, fine Patent Leather Slippers,
Sstiu Slippers, in the popular shade?,
From $rto $2.50.
Reliable Shoe Houses,
9S0 and 032 Seventh St. X. AY., 19M--191G Pa. Ave.,
233 Pa- Avenue S. E.
;:'.i"- ".!.i.". .."!.'::
Eight great bargains, each one of
which should be a cause of avton
khiaent. Eight bargains that will
make a name for themselves in
the history of merchaadLnng.
CVIDTC i-ana 62.50 BriUiantine
OiVlKlS alla Novelty Skirts-
I-adics" ana Jfi-scs Styl
ish Jackets, worth SO and
SO Seal PlutJi Capes
Thibet trinjined, only
pers. nicely trimmed, worth Si. at
I BLAINKEiS Gray Bianuets!
with fancy border, worth ;1, at
39c a pair.
enough for doable bed, only
1 CMPPTQ "La'- of oOOd quality
JllL,LiiO Sheets, worth -J0c,
PILLOW CASES .,1
"Pillow Cases, made of good muslin
worth ISC, for
806 7th St., bet. H a'nd I.
1 924-1 926 Pa. Ave.
FHOZES lVr.T.ING THE OAH.
A Kort Tjifayette AVutcIiman Over
eiitnp by Arctic Went her.
Nev.- 1'otk, Dec. "i5 Lawrence McCar
t$, fifty yars old, who lives in BiooUyn,
Was found frozen to death in a rowboat in
the Narrows this morning, lie was a
watchman, employed at Fort Lafayett.
It was his custom to row up to Fifty
eighth street every morning attcr he got
through with Ills work. lie fctartcd to
do the bsme thing this morning, and was
apparently in Lis u&ual health. "Whether
or not AIcCatty.waB tuddenly attacked by
illness cannot be determined. ' Certa.n
It Is that he ceased rowing, aud,althouusa
his hRUd btlH clutcheil the oars, he was
unable to move them. He was picked
up dead by a tug Eeveral hours later.
Tile Morniii;, Evening- and Sunday j
Times for fifty cents a month.
Ladies' Regular $2.50 Hoofs.
Fine ViciKid Button and Laco Boots,
with heavy, medium or leather-weight
oak tanned flasible soles with patent
leather or kid tips, made and finished
in the very host possible manner, 0
different stylos of toe.
Sizes, 1 to 8. V. idths, A to EE.
Hoys' ami Girls' $1.50 ami $2 Shoos.
Sensib'.o, stylish, square toe Spring
Heel Laced Shoes', with flexible,
doublo-oak-leathor soles, made of"tho
very best soft -waterproof box c.-.lf.
Sizes, 8 to 2. w:dtli- II to E.
I.KUTAC1- J"lJliIit C11HISTJJA SIFT.
Zoor Cliicnjo ChuuilM'rniald find
Sonhictte Inherit n Fortulic.
Chicago J)ec. 25. DoAvn the kjte-ien
thlmncy of the Woods Hotel, No. 36 North
Clark sticet, Santa Ciaus came and Ms
sack was lilledwltli nothing morepreclou.s
than dollars The people .vhoii lievitcd
are Mrs. Hose Jaly and her niece, Mrs.
Kol); rt HlHer, v.liosc stajrc name is "Sadie
Mrs. laly lins been a chambermaid at
tn liotel. Padie Barnes has been a sou-brctt-e.-Both
have foiij:ht life hard. Thoir
wealth (Jiiie from James Campbell, a lead
uncle, -yha lived in Sai rament, Cal. Boih
TToiuen lwvc uii cady received several of
fers of nifiriasre. Sadie Barnes is a con
tortionifet, tinker and dancer, but of late
has beee out of employment. To se. ire
her la&t enirapement, a one of the col
leens in th Irish vjllaj-e at the Coliseum,
the had to ivalk eiht mtles, being WtU
out car fare.
AHXHEIM COTTAGE UUKNS.
Hleven Occupants Barely Escape
With Their Lives.
Long Branch, N. J., Dec. 25. An over
heated furnace in ths Oceauavenue cottage
of M. Arnl.elm cauml a los3 of $40,000
this mondnp besides endangering the lives
of eleven pemms. The Arnhelm cottage
wa conceded to be one of the finest on
the New Jer&ey coait.
'ilr. and Mrs. Arnbeim. tlieir family and
friends arrived here yesterday to fpend
two wetks at the S2ashare.
Theoccupai.ts wore as'.2epatG:30 o'clock,
when, some smoke was seen cominc: from
the cottage. They were awakened, none
to i .soon, for a delay ot five minutes would
have meant mi flora thin to them.
Altliough the flrejnen worked five hour-"
to fare the Tmllding, not even a single
piece of furniture escaped destruction.
Ilotliscliild. in Alaska.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 25. Henry Jhat
nobei, the agent of the Bothschilds, .vus a
passenger from Alaska on the Meaner
City of Alaska. His efforts have been
toward making extensive investments in
Mivs l'urifcli Wins Golf Trophy.
Lakewood, N. J., Dec 25. The Jinks
of the Ocean County Hunt and Country
Club accommodated a large and jolly Tteld
of golfers today, all of whom were out for
the open handicap cup. The trophy was
won bj Miss Parish.
Comiiiff Out of the Ilaln.
(From irarpcrs Bazar.)
"PlKis, we can't take your umbrella to
Europe with us," said old Mrs. Stlggins.
"The advcrtlsementsays that no cotton will
be carried on the passenger steamers.'
"Then we'll stay at home," said Silas.
"I ain't n-goiu" across anything so wet as
the Atlantic Ocean without me umbrella."
THE REVOLUTION OF 1
"Slaughter Raised ' I(s
RAPINE IIULED THE PLAINS
Timel.1 Itevifw the Irish St r izlu
for Liherty, WIHch Will He C
menu, rated Xext Yo.ir Iat riots
Were Inspired .by the Ilu'ipy
lsiu- at Vorlitown.
In flic four provinces uf lr"lnnd ti.iliiy
cr.tl uM.'isn. and hope are In the hearts and
liihid.s of Iicr people, in preparation for a
nosi patriotic observance or t'te echteti
n,al annivcisaiyor 1708, when tlicnmntii
n rde a desperate effort to free its-elf from
the thrall or Gre.it Brit. tin. an did the
Ai ciiran coU nies less than a score uf
yea's before. The bh.od of martyrs is the
teed of the hurch-so it lia.s bet 11 found,
.'iitl iii ( he tonilng event iiodoul.lit will be
ere. tuuUv found that the blood tlieil in
'08, the lives lust, the great sacrifice.',
ir.rdf to attain the liberty of Ireland by
foat- ot aimsli, the hands of lier devoted
mr.5 during that awful period of war,
hu've not been male in vain. Si cues dur
ing the American Revoiuti'in Merc terrible
enough, spread over the several years of
Its struggle, l-'lftccn months in poor Lrln
rat ;i period when all the, honors . t
civ;! fct.ife raged:
" Rapine ruled the plains
And slaughter raised its red, right hand,
aimI virgins shrieked and wiof-trees blazed.
i Ml des'ation swept all the land."
Ample evidences are realized in the
America ii-IrJtli hiMory of this' republic we
in tl'at for at least fifty yean pre
ceding M'S the sreat discontent in lreia.id
en used uunter-ius colonies to deport ticm
seles from I he old land and feck homes
elsewhere, mure especially in the now oon
tiraMit aioss the tjirbuh'nt Atlantic. No
morv anti-Btitifli iif-ojile were round in this
land preceding anil during the MiLC-sful
rei 1 itlon ui the American provinces than
the Irish Pn'sbyterlans that colonized In the
Cirolinas, ii New Hampshire and Maine.
The pious and heroic Irish mother of Andrew
Jackson inibiu'd bis noble Mini with the
strongest antipathy to Kngland and hplped
to mold Mn into the unflinching warrior
and lead era gamst the Britft,l power that In
became ne lost two sons and rerlwl
herspp" in theaule of Anierican Inde
pendence Had this noble wjman bcn
In Ireland, in her i evolution, resisting the
j, way 1 1 the Mine oppreor, she, without
question, would have keen icadv to sac
rifice a niiirii. It ii not inat propria tc to
mcntioi in this article the name of Mr-'.
Jarkson. .he was of the llutchiutons.
and her relathe, Lonl Hutcliin.on, an
eminent and humane noldietj held Im
Iortanrcomin.ind in his native landanterjor
to tie civil vai. lie was second in com
maud U the gallant Scotchman, Gen.
Abeicromby, in the expedition to 1-gypt,
who, in 1TJ 6, was chief in command of
the forces in Ireland and gaie general
satif'iction, affording a "ray of hope
to drooping dL.spondenrv."' The branches
of the Hutchinson family that dwelt in
the cfitmt!er r Tipperary Cork and Gal
ay were nearly all of such kind manners
and 'if fable demeanor as to fascinate the
minds of the people, and their Influence
did much i aicrt the shocking scene
witnf.wd elMJwheie in the civil strif.-.
Tie protracted strujIe Tor independence
of America and its hUcceSsfpKtohlcvement
reav.al:ened the hopes of Irish iKitriotliiri..
The land became fired afresh v.'itli the
genlusof liberty. A noble occasion offered
in which to organize and arm a military
force in Ireland v. hen the American Avar
closed and the combined flctfc or Franca
and Spain were liding triumphant in the
Irish Channel. & formidable invasion was
threatened, and at that tune the island
was almost wholly destitute of Coast de
fense. The danger aroused the kingdom,
as her people were told bv the British min
istry that "they must dfenl the-iiselves."
The result was that more than lou.OOO
men 'dmost instantly. sprang intoan..s, uni
formed, well-equipped and officered. Aftet
this event There was a rapid increase of
prosperity in the country. The concessions
had been wrung from the British Cabinet
under ipeat stress and as a conK-quencs
maligna ntenmity soon began to develop the
desire to destroy Irejand's hopeful progress.
A non-Catholic Irish clergyman, Rev. James
Gordon, at t!p tiogimiliig of this century,
wroteof the feeling among Irishmen at tubs
time He said: "A diffusion of liberal
sentiment and a unity of Interests
had contused men of all ranks
and persuasion! in the common raus..
Ti:e unhallowed monster ot religion
bigotry could no longer be introduced :v
the government to foment prejudice and
sot baleful division; all was concord and
uaniniiiy. But tlu object of creating
dVseiislon and annulling the benefits .b
tiiiird v.'as never lost sight df by the
London ministry .' Ireland's happy
stht. continued, ho ver, without inter
rupliou until th? disbandmcnt of tUv
cluuieers, Mid ot'rr schemes were prac
tleert to dissipate the prevailing united
sentiment of the Irish people. British
biibery and corruption were mediums,
and its Parliament, in 178-1, uncruiM
Iously annihilated Irish legislative in
dependence and impoivd new restrictions
on tile trade and commerce of Ireland.
Tli-jse treacherous proceedings excited
general indignation in the land- and its
spirited people now turned their minds
to a wider sphere of political liberty.
It must not bo forgotten that the Catholics
were slill under the ban or the penal laws
of Biitalu, and although they numbered
two-thirds of the population of the nation,
were divested of political lights. Again,
to quote Rev. Mr. Gordon, who said:
"For the removal of thesu odious re
strictions and disqualifications, by which
the Roman Catholics were deprived of
what was accounted their due share of
political power, vigorous erfoits wore
rr.ode and various engines put In motion.'
The. Duke of Leicester headed, and many
distinguished Irish Protestant gentlemen
Joined "The Association or the Fiiends of
the Constitution, Liberty and Peace." Bus
ttc mills of the Iiish ministry weie still
gilnding Iieland, and the lesult was the
formation of the great organization, "The
United Iiishmen," which bad its inception
In Beirsst, with projects of revolution ind
putting the country under afiee and inde
pendent lepubllcanformoferovernment. The
purest and moRtdisinterested love of liberty
was cherished in thatgoodold northern ity.
lielauiVs great national poet, Thomas;
Davis, sang of. it:
"The Ni ith began, the North held on,
The stilfe for native land
Till li eland lose and cowed her foes,
God bless the Northern land I"
Her citizens of different denominations
felt, outraged ht the disabilities entailed
or- theii Catholic fellow-countrymen.
During November, 175)1. the society was
instituted In TV-Min, with the ImmeJiate
view of cojiibfin'ng'Into one polillcal pha
lans: as many a,s possible of the me'nb.'rs'
rellow-couiitrynieu and Avithotit any sec
tional distinction whatever.
The United Irishmen Clubs throughout
the nation were path bound. In the report
or the secret committee of the House or
Commons, whlcl&ubequently investigated
the regujat a lsund methodsof tuiu formida
ble patriot.; oiga nidation, the followii
1 umane and bioad declaration was quoed
from its constitution, viz: that "for the
purpose ot forwarding, a. brotheihcod or
affection, communion or rights and r
unioE of power aniting Irishmen of every
religious persuafion, and thereby to ob
tain a comply, reform In. the legislature,
founded on lie principles of civil, political
and religious! Iberty," tile Societyof Uui'ed
Insl men was established.
Parliamentary reform and Catholic ?man
citallou wce Strongly avowed objects of
til. United Men; but later -that is, in 17'Jl!,
a military fore.? was in contemplation to
b.j named the National Guards, and iiio.i ;y
was readily laised by subscription, begin
ning in Dublin, to embody and arm such a
rorce, with a uniform distinguished with
green, which was aduplcd as the na'Joial
color; buttons embellished with the 'irino
rial harp divested of the crown, which
wculf appear to-indlcaic that It was tie
purpose to abolish monarchv in Ireland. -A
da" foi the. general muster of these
guards was appointed, It being December '.).
1702. Tor the time balng, while prepara
tions were going on, the vice regal goswu
inent ((emeu paralyzed, and the nation
looked oil vItli lilted breath. The cut of
a die would detcimiue whether the watch
word was to be "Bevolntiou" or "Treason."
But tht British government sprang up and
the lord lieutenant at Dublin issued n
peremptory proclamation, on December ri,
Interdicting ''all seditious nst-emblfcs" and
commanding the- magistrates to suppriis
them by military force. The National
Guard deferred Hip proposed muster, but
theleailoreof the patriots issued, on Decem
ber 14, a counter manifesto, exhorting the
volunteers "'to resume their arms :or the
maintenance of tranquillity throughout the
kingdom or Ir-Itud against foreign and
internal enemies, and advising the Protesr
ant to choose deputies for provincial as
semblies, preparatory to a general conveu
tion, which they' declared necessary in
i idci to ferin a Cfmtinuii cause with thatof
the diefrnnchixc'liRoman Catholics."
This maiiifeito caused many of the con
spiring patriots, some of whom wvrc mea
of the. rirs' ranltand fortune, to be scizel
and imprisoned. 'Anion:; tliem Hamilton
Rowan, an ci'ihientandamiable geiitlemai.
who was tried in .Tnuoary, 17J13, found
guilty, and banished front his native land.
Napper Taudj, an acioniplisiied artillery
officer, n'ld many ether acttve lnembers of
the put riotorgninzatinnsrifd the land. Hon.
Simon BuMernininr William Dreiman were
arrested but acquitted on trial. 1 hen foi
lowed agitation on the Liber it s'.da of the
Houfie of Commons . LOrd V.'-Mtmorelund,
ina spefeb fiom the throne, rec-immendcd
the claims 0f tht-Cathollcs to immediate
consideration. Trjjrpmitesfc share of talent
pn both sides of tlte watr were exerted In
behalf of this K-Ugiou.s f-mancipatioa.
Edmm.d Burke, the distinguished stat-s-
man. a I'rotostunt, wrote and s poire for ris
Catholic felkw-coniittyiiien and sent his
only son over to Ireland. Great eloquence in
the lower liouscof Pailiament was rousidin
behalf of the cause.
TUB PLUTOCJIATS OF IRELAND
GAN1ZE THE ORANGEMEN.
To oppose all this tendency to justice
und G,d-givcn freedom the arlstocrcj of
Ireland proceeded to array an army or th-jir
own. and they urganiztd societies, then
and ulr-rwnrdt-3 be known as he Orange
men, formed to perpetuate tho oppressions
of the British government, and who
openly avowed their purpose "to shed
the last drop vr their blood before any
conce.'sions should be made to the Cath
olics" or their advocates. it was even
represented that they had Altered intoa
solemn league and covenant to destroy
the Catholics and had nwor;i to v.ade up
bi their knees in Popish blood.''
II is not a Catholic authority now which
tli2 writer quotes.
Gieat calamities Itav afflicted tmfor
tunats Ireland since bloody-minded land
lordlsm inttiatjd this principle of re
ligious hate in organised bands, and set
in frenicd feuds against one another two
classes of Irishmen who otherwise love
their native land as intensely as any peo
ple on earth cherish theirs. The Orange
party were "nder M:ch honible influences
that i: openly declared that Ireland would
never be at rest "until te Roman Cath
ollcs were completely exterminate!."
Thousjuds of the unarmed Catholic peas
antry lived in fearof n, reign of terror and
constantly pictured to themselves their
general massacre on some given day or
night. Added cruelty and oppression drove
tliem into secret bands throughout the
country a a incasureof self-defense These
must have been something like the Minute
Men of the American colonies anterior to
the war for national independence. The
Irish Toi government resisted all Catholic
cla!ms, and resisted by such odious methods
that their measures brought the uffairs of
Ireland tc a speedy crisis and to that
blood j civil war ,f '08, which ravaged and
desolated her In the greatest ruin. Lord
Castlereagh, for .-whom Ireland's noble
friend, the hero poet. Lord Byron, could
scarcely Und- invective bitter or scornful
enough for the part he played against
her, was having matters shaped exactly as
he wanted theiri to' effect his design In
abolishing the laso remnants of Irish
legislat-ve rule. In lils remorseless plotting
ho was not wanting in the stipng backing
of Minister WIlliHiii Pitt. They were hand-in-hand.
plajmg for the total abolition or
Ireland's home rule and the manacling of
that nation to Britain throusrh the act of
union, which was consummated in 1800.
Devoted patriot Irishmen like Lord
Edward Fitzgerald", who bad been an offi
cer in the army, and was a member t
the Irish Parliament; "Wolfe Tone, who
subsequently held a- commission as lie l
tenant general in the French army;
Roger O'Connor, John and Henry
Shears, Gen. Ungual LJarvej;, Dr. "W. j".
McN'evln, Oliver Bond, Thomas Addis
Emmet, Arthur O'Connor, J. E. Dcvereux,
Simon BuUci. Edward Byrne and many
other able and popular Irish leaders saw
dearly thronghtl.eintentionsof theBritish
cabinet which had a strong forceof allies
In the Irish Parliament. Troops were be
infj poured -into' the country, and the
Orange yeomen were at their (ruel work
of persecution. The Directory of theUnitcd
Irishmen, established at Dublin, issued
addressee. Ono said: "Be firm, Irishmen,
but be cool ami cautious; be patient yet
a while. v Ay;nh and again we Warn
you against doing the .work of your ty
rants, by premature, by partial or divided
exertion." In the meantime tt.e floating
corps of Royalist troopers and infantry sys
tematically fleeced and pillaged from th-2
people. Everything was made a pretext
for plunder. A Protestant eyewitness of
many of these depredations published a
work in 1S0J3. Spcaklu;; of theconserva-
liyisni ofttoeCatuoliclrisli, hesays: "They
stiugglrd under a Charles the First, and
were plundered: they struggled for roy
alty against the English rebellion, and
they were plundered, they fought for Jnnies
II (but vl ore memory now goes by an un
clean epithet), and were plundered," and
all these robberies were legalised in Eng
land's Pnrliauici'taud by monarchy's edicts.
But while there was marauding by the
enemy the patriots begin to take action.
Sometlm in March, 1703, 800 men, m mut
ed, entered the town of Calvin, county
Tipperary, and held It during the day un
til they collected all the arms nnd ammuni
tion. Other Insurgent forces In the coun
try retaliated on the "yeos."
All 1 1 eland was put under martial law
wltli free quarteis for the militiry In all
paits or the kingdom- The Tory Soldl-irs
became mi'Steis of every household entered
and the owners were compelled to supply
their every demand which Eavi.gc (lis
positions prompted. Shocking scenes were
exhibited. The "Looty and beauty" mer
cenaries that met such a suitable fate sub
sequently at New Orleans were in evidence
and perpetrated horrid acts not recordable
in a public pilnt. People were scourged,
bomeplticed on pickets, houses were burned
and furniture taken into streets and made
into fuel to warm the sentinels. Vast
quantities, of piovisions an J ern were Con
sumed by fire, resulting in sub5cquent
famine for tens of thousands of the 'oiuinou
people. Men ueic Imprisoned on the slight
est suspicion oi on the Information falsely
given byar. unscrupulous enemy; sometimes
almost strangled to death or from time 1 1
time half hanged for the purpose of ex
tolling confessions as to tlw secrets of
the Unlfd Iiihmen or ths hiding place of
arms, row del 'and ball. To wear the hair
short made ore a "croppy." or a little
green in one'.s uppurel was all snfflci sut
for the -vengene? of the red coat. At the
guaidhouse the short-hnlied person had a
cap besmeared with hot pitch piesseddown
on his head and was turned out amid the
jeers of the toiiurers. Sometimes the -sight
of the victim was destroyed by the melted
pitch getting into the eyes, and these
atrocities were gloated over by yells that
might )ia,ve issajd from a baud of Comanche
Indiaus. No officer or magistrate ever in
teifered in these atiocitics. People's eara
were mutilated or cut off altogether and
silts made in the nosea of suppoicd rebels
The government instructed ail magistrates
end offlceis to Keep the fames of informers
profoundly secret, and thus afforded scope
for every form of eruelty tj gratify personal
In March, '98, Lord Edward Fitzgerald
was seized in the house of Nichv.las Mur
phy, in Uur.lin. He made desperate resist
aneev. itha ('.aer- He wounded Magis
trate Swan, Ma (or Sirr, Ca tit. Ryan and two
of hiss ,'diers, the la tter three dying o f their
wounds- Lord Edward died early the fol
lowing month on account of a pistol shct
wound rt-cehed in the encounter. John md
Heiirv Shears wet, arrtsted in May, tried
July 12 and executed on the 1 1th.
The i irertory had ordered the simultan
eous attacks of lite insurgents to occ ir on
the nigh of May 2.'. Lacglihist'jwn and
the artillerj at Chapellzod, ncir Dublin,
were to be aj-ickcd. Thou the castle an i
other part of the metropolis In which the
forces or the counties of Wirklow, Dublin
and -KEdai" should take action. The go.
crnn.ent dlspos-edof 117,000 troops-on the
2lst and 22d of May. In the county he
insurgents assembled in many places, and
during night and day skirmish w.re
fought at the towns of Naas, Claine, Prjs
perous, Hall "-More, Eustace and Kqcullej.
The daj following Carlow. IIackst.ston
and Monastereven wereattackeJ. .Fighting
took place at Tallagh, Lucan. Tuk, I'nii
boyne, Barretstown, Collin and Baltinglas.
In all these actions the United Irish v.ere
victorious., except the a ttaok on Prosperous.
At Dtmlsoyne, elfiht miles from Dublin, the
regiment of Ueny Fencibi.s escorted rhe
baggage of the KIuk's troop, which was
seized by the Irish, and a similar fate befill
the Sufffollc rencihlesat Barretstown. A
forceof the United Armi- wis attacked on
May 21 at Stratford, on the Slavey
River, by the British and the Irish de
featPd, with a Mauchtenor 300, the Bn'ish
losing short or200.
At a subsequent attaokon Pro-perous the
garrison was surprised and captured; tile
barracks were fired, and the Cork mibtia.
an Orange organization, with its comman
der, perished in the flames. Twenty-eight
ot a Welch avalry regiment were killed.
AtNaas the British were to i many, and the
Irish were repulsed- Several officers and
men of the former were slain; 200 of the
latter were slab: in the streets, and in the
cavalry pursuit of thpui a greater number
were slaughtered in the roads and fields.
At Kilcullen, the inefficiency of the British
cavalry against the embattled Irisn plk2
men was cleurly shown- "War now began to
rape thi-rugb the blighted land. The brave
Irishmen, whose firearms had bepn seized
by the enemy at previous times, had to
rely chiefly en the pike. The patriots were
repulsed at Carlon- Nirmlvrs took refuge m
houses when intercepted. The hoti-es were
fired to the number of eighty, and for days'
the bodies of the unlucky patriots wen; fall
ing diwn the chimney; wherein they had
been roasted to death. Then there folio -'.vd
the hanging and shooting of about 400, a c
cordint; to martial law, nmony tliem Sir
Edward Crosble- On the 2Cth of May, at
Tara, l.loO Irish were counted dead on the
field after their defeat, two genarabfand a
"number of inferior officers being ainonjr
the nt'inbcr. And so,jit Rntlipnpa'i and
Knockawin and Kildare, disjster attended
the beroio, but badly armedand undrilicd,
patriots. The patriots at a battleground
near Gorey defeatPd the King's troops,
killing the commander and ISO troopers.
Another sort of Bunker Hill wnsatOulard,
county Wexford, where the Irih were
posted very effectively. The British at
tacked, were flanked and totally routed,
the North Cork regiment being annihilated
and the colonel and officers left anioag
the dead on the field. All oC tae infantry
royalits who escaped by narrow chance
were Gen. Lchunt, Major Allen nr.d eleven
privates, who mounted thtf hor-cs of the
Up to this time the Rev. Fathers Michael
and John Murphy used every exertiou
against the sjstein or the United Irishmen,
but wheu the royalists-despoiled theirchap
els and burned them with their residences,
they Joined with their patriotic countrymen.
The Insurgents attacked Einiccrthj most
dcterminedlyand with considerable display
of strategy. Four hours of bloody battle
raged with fluctuating fury. At last a
force of United Irish, plunged through the
river up to their necks at TempleMianon
end of town, and made such a tremendous
dash that the late of the day was decided,
their imt etuoslty and intrepidity hurling
the royalists toward "Wexford in precipi
tate retreat. Their losces were, in casu
alties, perhaps near 2,0 00. Next tlw
King's army was defeated at Three Hocks,
and "Wexford was surrendered to the pa
triots. On their retreat to Tort Dun
cannon, "VVaterfonl Harbor, the royalists
killed people and destroyed property in
the spirit or indiQcriminate fury and ven
geance. Gen. JBagual Harvey, on the 1st
of June was chosen commander-in-chief
of the rntrliit. army. On the same day a
force of the Trls.li army attacked a garri
Bon at Newtownbarry, composed ot the
Twenty-seventh foot regiment, the county
militia and tv,o corps of cavalry. re
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roialists were attacked furiously, were
beaten, tome surrendered, and others 'led
as best they cou-.d.
at Vinegar Hill and on the bi".h ground ot
Cairlckbyrne, where theger.erall-iSinw.Hcini-chump
Uairnal Harvey, established tie-iil-rpiaiters.
Tile brave army was sadly In
need of artillery and ammunition. T'ie
Uoyalist army, at Gorey, was re-enfoned
wit:. .-.000 troops under Gen. Lrtu and
also several thousand under Gen. Walpole.
Both armies moved agiinst eacn other and
met unexjiectedly at Tubberning. Gen.
Walpole was killed and his force fled in
gieat disorder. The Irish captured nine
cannon, two six-ixmnders andanother P'A e
of thf Koyalhts was considerable, including
many ofricers. Loftus' corps and the dis
oigi nii.ed division passed through G. rey
and on tc Arklow where they remained for
Council, then continued the retreat, many
living to Dublin- Loftus pulled up at
The Iiish army captured Ross, wlnre
rrevir.Ui.ly a Capt. Furlong, Harvey's aid,
will; a flag of tiuce. was sbra by the
Orangemen as soon as he appeared. In
t'li tc wn the y.ttriot army, many of diem,
indt'Iged in drinking. The defeated troops
11 Iked, 'hiving received re-enforcements
and recaptured fioss. The Irish again ct
tackul and drove the Royalists from he
place with great slaughter. Miscoiid.ict
again ?aie another opportunity to the
Tones, who became masters or the town.
Sixteen leading Irish chiefs were killed in
leading their men. There were ten hours
of sevcie fighting, but the insurgen's mi
retreating bore orr several pieces of tap
tured cannon. Four thousand men were
killed in loth ainiles- One of the ho-ises
burned by the victors bad. the peo;il-j ro
closelv packed In it they were killed bj the
flame-, in upright positions. Tbe'e veie
mostly native refugees. Subseouently,
on at count of the fearful retaliation at
SulhitKjgoc, Gen. Harvey issued an order
"tha. iwiy person 01 persons wno shall
take upon them to kill or murder ai.y
person or prisoner, burn any house or 'om
mir anj plunder without specl.tl orders
Iron the comimmder-in-chier ahull suffer
A Gub'pa. cutter was captured on the
Blackwatcr. She had some barrels of
gunpowder, TUthout which tlie United
Irh-h would have been destitute (.r that
article. Hut, wanting ir, they fought
magnificently with the- pike, a greas
weapon in the hands of .-trong henried
The arrival of Lord Cornwallis to com
iiiand all the King's troops in Ireland
was very unsatisfactory to tne Orange
party. An authority says: "Tlie small
est symptom or religious bigotry on the
part of the insurrectionists did not ap
pear," auu the fair sex were respected
by those even wbo did not hesitate to rob
On ti -vomit of the wynf of -jowder, the
victory of the United Irish was abandoned
at almost 1 be moment of success, the Sth
of June, at ArkloW.
Dublin was in great diqul'-t. Viceroy
Cai'idtii": lady and the principal Jtoyalist
families fled to England, and the republi
can party was domin-int. From Vinegar
Iliil encampment Gens. Itoche and L'ev
ereux detei mined to march to the capture
of U13 metropolis, June 20. They had
proceeded eleven miles when they enroun
tered the royal army, under Gens. Sir John
Moore nnd Lord Blancy, near Fook's Mill.
The armies at once .attacked with 1 b
stinacy and varied success, for seien
hour. Lord DalhouMe came up wicn
re-enforcements to Moore, and the In
surgent", having exhausted their ammuni
tion, retired lo Vinegar lull and Three
Rooks position. The area of the bait!"
wa seven miles in extent, and frorrrtbe
nature or the ground the best part of the
rikeincn could not be med in the actio i.
Ths British suppressed their loss; 1,U00
of the pi'triets were killed, and inany hun
dreds wtinded. The Irish were now
awaiting tlie succor from Prance- Lieut.
Gon. Lake, with Gens. Dundas, "Wiiford
Johnson, Eustace, Grace, and Lieut. Gen.
Hunter, Gens. Dundas, Sir James Durf and
Loftus; also Gen. Needhatn, belated some
v.'bati on the morning or June 22 concen
trated 150,000 troops on Enniscarthy and.
Vinegar Hill, fortified camps or tne
insurgents, now sadly reduced under the
command of Gen". Edward Filzscr.sld.
John Dcvereux, jr., and Garrett Byrne.
Resistance for four hours, with great;
courage and intrepidity was in vnin
against such overwhelming odds. The
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slaughter was immense, So quarter
The United Irish Hospital, with Nfc-k.
and wounded, wasflredand burned t'-atb.
Five tlHusaud cavalry in rursuit ,r tha
retreaters wre held back by Ge. ff.tefce
at Daiby Gap. It. the j-wrtii, at Antrim,
there was Lowe fiKhtin-i. BHt the(lister
to the main army in "Wexford de-trfTt
the hoi es(,f the ptriot. A Frenrh flVes
was destroyed coming t I heir miic or. An
other arrived -threerrisates atKilhl t Bay,
landed 900 men under- Gen. 11 imberf,
distinuuished in the Vendeau war. We
dereMed, with the aid t Iritit peae-tnt rjr,
losing eighteen guns tj Humbert. Our
ing seventeen days the, captured ieaiy
thc whole of Connauglit province f rom tHw
English. The invading army wa5 iiu
rouuded by Loui Coruwullisin its retreat U
Granard. and bio -the French army
surrende'-cd. In a month a xe onPH ersesc
came frorr France. Aii.im;' the irt-ner"
was Lieut. Gen. Theobirfd Wolfe Ton,
who originated tho I'mttir Irishmen on
the idea of an Iri-ti republic independent
or France. He attempted what W,-islTrs-toii
succeeded in and in whit li KeHi!vu
failed. He was too noble on the trful
to denj hlspatticipatinn in the attempted
freedom ot his country. He was dented .
soldier's death by bis captors ami jjcr
ished in his veil He was "a man vhse
qualities and talent, if lie l.ad stM cell
ed. Would have gr.ued the noble cause lie
espoused." Gen. Hobb. in a foitof vt
deau warfare, kept the pursuing Britfsti
very lively Tor some time and then Jeffc
the countTy. One liuudred thousand Hvtm
were lost in the vonten, with nnlboin
worth of properly destruyeil Had the
French rendered ninety aid tl e separatum
of the two countries vras inevitable. 5.
AMELIA SAVJ:S TTJK STOllK.
Jewish Girl in ClilCtmo IVrfotnis
un Act if Uei'01-.m.
Chicago, Dec. 2.". .1 meliri GrodiiaiXf,
a little Jewish girl, employed a an insD.-etor
in tha msmmoth deiartment store ..t A.
M. Rothschild & Co., by an act of he.'ji-Hi.
saved the house fiom robbery fire, awl
panic, v ith al! its tram of probable dis
aster Late yesterday afternoon two .nn jp-
When he emerged the Inner portion of the
box . as burning. Without losing 1 er
presence of mind Amelia. ruhed to tlie box
and diagged forth a blazing bunlle of
keroene-soaked rags. Panic reign M in
stantly among the hundred of employe
and si oppcrs, but the fire was -icon ex
tlngaished The "women stationed tietn
selves at tlie department store ban?: when
the fire was discovered .mil vrlua tlitt
panic iiegan tlie men attempted to enter
with the evident intention of lobbhig tin
vaults, but they were carried alnog the
frenzied crowd and escaped. Quiet vat
soon lestoted. No one was injuied.
Police Frii-triite Kidnaper.
Memphis, Tenn., Uec. 23--Thrje men
who plotted to kidnap Dr. 1). L.. Porter, a
wealthy citizen and ex-u-ajor of .M-nr,i3",
In order to force him to sign a eae. lor
$15,000, have been airested here. THe
prisontrs are Willi.mi Roberts, wImi '::xms
to be a lawyer from Pensacol.a. Fia..
ringleader of the ganjj; V. II. Itemrft.a
sewer-pipe burner, of Brazil, Ind., and J.
R. Womack, a lallroad brakemun o -".iis-ville.
Womack has confessed.
Vnltie or College Ti-.uiJiiig-.
(F'om the Springfield Republican.)
The enormous profits from the Harvard
Yale football game have demonstrated thus
it is unnecessary to leave coltse grou.ids
even foi the sake of making money v.'hlah
is not the object of college sports under
any circumstances. The Vale Xews an
nounces that the Cambridge gaiitu re
ceipts were $38,S77, and the net proHts
$31, 121, leaving $15,562 as each univer
sity's share. Yale lias never made so much
money at a f(otbail game before, not cv.in
at a Princeton game In New York. Cam
hridge, of course, has the whole of Boston
and it' f,uburjs to draw upon, and n grenc
crowd is assured there; yet the 1 ale-PrinCe-ton
gair.e in New Haven also proved that,
there Is no need to go away from the col
lege town to insure satisfactory gate 'e
CETom the Philadelphia Xorth American-)
Lawyer (for defense) Now, l'ete, tell tH
Jury all jou know about those chlckenn.
Pete 1 doi-.'t reckon I will, boss, ir 1
did that, I'd go to Jail sho.