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A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER. VOLUMK V. THE PAPAL I'MOX. Calling the Pope's Army In America Into Camp. The following we clip from among the correspondence io Freedom's Ban ner, and recommend a careful perusal by our every reader: New York, Jure 16. A special con vention of the Irish-American Military Union was held to-day lo this city About six hundred delegates were pres ent from various sections of the ooun try. The meeting was called for the purpose of adopting measures for the affiliation of all Irish-American mill- tary organizations with the Union, in flew of the probable exigencies In con nection with the question of Ireland's Independence, and also to consider the advisability of having an encampment next year for the assembling of the Irish-American troops from the vari ous states. The following resolutions were presented and adopted: "Whereas, the time has arrived when Irishmen must unite and prepare for a grand armed struggle for the In dependence of their country. "Resolved, That we, the delegates of the Irish-American Military Union, In convention assembled, hereby invite all Irish-American military organizations in the United States to affiliate with this Union, to the end that, having one purpose in view, we may be in a posi tion to take concerted action at all times, and may establish such a broth erhood by affiliation as will, in strength, be capable of effective work towards se curing Ireland's independence. That we furthermore invite such organiza tions to appear with us in camp at Bridgeport, Conn., in the summer of 1896, when there will be opportunity for military evolutions on a grand scale." It was also agreed that French, Pol ish and Hungarian military bodies in sympathy with the Irish movement be permitted to be in the Union. Resolutions were adopted calling upon congress to take steps immediately upon its convening, to extend to the Cuban rebels recognition as belligerents. Commercial Gazette. The above I take bodily from the Commercial Gazette of Monday, June 17th, upon which I wish to make a few reflections. 1. Here we have (1) an Irish-American Military Union, (3) also other Irish American troops of the Union, (3) also French, Polish and Hungarian mili tary troops. In view of this Catholic concession, what are our fool Protes tants going to say now, when they are told that the Catholics are arming and drilling? Will they continue to wag their empty head? and say, "It Is all bosh!" Note again: 2. They "Whereas" that the time has arrived when Irishmen must pre pare for a GRAND ARMED STRUGGLE for the Independence of their country! Hence their arming and drilling all over the United States. Let Ameri cans take note that a lot of Irishmen, Hungarians, Poles and Frenchmen, calling themselves American citizens, are preparing for a grand armed STRUGGLE for the Independence of some country. They are preparing to fight in Ireland. Now if they speak the truth, we want to know what busi ness these so-called American citizens have with the question of Ireland's In dependence? Is it possible that our government will permit unrebuked and unpunished an open arming of thou sands of her citizens, with the declared purpose of entering Into a "grand armed struggle" for the Independence of any foreign country? Do these green sons of the Emerald Isle for a moment imagine that the American people will regard them any longer as loyal Amer ican citizens? Have they not sense enough to see that the above declara tion of allegiance to Ireland proves that the oath of allegiance to the United States by which they ware made citizens of this government was a gi gantic Jesuitic deception? 3. I wish to note in the next place that this "Irish-American Military Union" extends an invitation to all other Irish-American military organi zations, and to the "French,. Polish and Hungarian military bodies," to appear with them as organizations "in camp at Bridgeport, Conn., in the summer of 1896." They do not ask for delegates representing these troops to come but the troops themselves, to come and go Into camp! When Is this army to be convened? "In the summer of 18." For what purpose? For what purport? "When there will be opportunity for military operations on a grand scale." Ha! ha!! ha!!! Oh, no! "In view of probable exigencies in connection with the question of Ireland's independence. Yes, more: "Whereas the time has ar rived when Irishmen must unite and prepare for a grand armed struggle for the Independence of the country." Now we have it This army is to con "AMERICA FOR AMERICANS." We vene at Bridgeport, Conn., In the Sum mer of 'W, because the time will then have arrived when the "grand armed struggle for the independence of their country" Is to begin! Very well! We understand Goon with your military prepara tions as seems good to the power behind the movement, and Uncle Sam will awake in time for the Irish picnic at Bridgeport, Conn., if not before! and then woe be unto every verdant con of St Patrick that does not know what loyalty to America Is! 4. Note, finally, the climax of Irish impertinent impudence, clothed In their resolu ion asking "congress to take steps immediately upon its convening to extend to the Cuban rebels recogni tion as belligerents." Immediately! We sometimes recognize a late Impor tation from Cork by the "map of Ire land" he carries on his face. Even so does the motive of this impudent reso lution appear on its face. Get congress to once recognize Cuban rebels as bel Hgerents and congress will have to rec ognize Irish rebels to Great Britain as belligerents! Entirely too thin for even a sleepy American! In conclusion, let me say that I have nothing but a hearty welcome for every Intelligent foreigner who comes to this country to make it bis home, to make its institutions his pride, and who sev ers the last vestige of allegiance to any foreign prince or potentate when he enrolls himself an American citizen. But we have no room in this country for any foreigner of whatever nation ality, who, while he makes haste to se cure the right of suffrage, also enters into compact of organlza'.ion to refuse the use of our national language, or to oppose our free public schools, or to la bor for the restoration of the pope's temporal power, or to enter into an "armed struggle wbh Great Britain for the independence of Ireland." The sooner Uncle Sam gives such pretend ers to American citizenship an imper ative exit the better for the future peace and prosperity of the country. C. C. Cline. "Buckeye," another correspondent of the same paper, writes: The following was clipped from the Courier-Journal of June 17th. Indianapolis, Ind., June 16. The Irish American Club of thi city, com posed of 3,000 of the most influential Irishmen in the city, lat night ap proved the movement whish is secretly under way all over the United S ates looking to the emancipation of Ireland and a resort to arms. The club ha raised several thousind dollars for the emancipation fund, and one of the mem bers is authority for the announcement that nearly $2,000,000 has already been raised in the Unl ed States. It is an nounced that some iime this summer the sympathizers with the movement will hold a national convention, prob ably in Baltimore or Boston. The members of the local league of New York Is the head of the movement- Courier Journal. Why should our government permit such outrageous and uncalled-for pro ceedings? England is a friendly nation; why should any of our American citizens be allowed to make war on their own ac count against a nation with whom we are at peace? Our government pro poses to see that Cuba receives no aid from citizens of this country, if possi ble. Is not Cuba as much worthy of sympathy as Ireland? Why discriminate? 'Why should not the president issue another proclama tion warning our citizens against taking part in any warlike demonstrations against England? Simply because no one, for a moment, believes such an uprising could possi bly be successful or is really contem plated against England. They are playing for much larger than the freedom of Ireland. It Is the Irish In America they wish to benefit. That there are many unlawfully armed bodies being organized and drilled in various parts of the country is a well known fact, but the talk about making war on England is all bosh. It is only a cloak to conceal their real designs. Americans, be on your guard. Spain claims to be a civilized country. The way she makes war is to hire assas sins to do her bloody work. It is re ported that she paid $18,000 for the murder of Marll, one of the leaders of the Cuban rebellion. It is needless to say that she has been under complete control of the Pope for centuries. Rome Satisfied in Mexico. Mexico City, July 9. One of the highest prelates in the Roman Catho lic church declares that the present re lations of the church to the govern ment are essentially satisfactory. He says the church practically concedes its adhesion to the reform laws, but that It can never do so formally, as these laws touch matters upon which the church can never yield. As a matter bold that all men are A oerlcaos who OMAHA, NEBRASKA, of fact, the church is much better off today than when it was allied to the government It U not distracted by politic and it free to pursue iU way un molested. There is no persecution of the Roman -church by the govern ment, as has been frequently repre sented. MORE KOMAJilSM. Father I bach Acf-used of Kidnapping a l'vung Girl. San Diego, Cal., July 5. True to our publicly avowed intention of showing up wrong-doing, no matter where it was found, we this week give an account of some "funny" work of our respected Romish citizen Father Ubach. It Is well known that the "father" has several Indian schools under his charge, put in his hands, by the connivance of some of the Jesuits Interested, by the United States government, and one of them is located in the old mission in the Mission valley. It was, rumored a year ago that the father received as large a sum as (12,000 from the govern ment for the support of these schools, and that about half of it found Its way into the coffers of the church, but it was a rumor, and The American can not say as to the truth of it, but it can think. It believes In liberty of thought. This Indian school Is located alongdis trance from the residence of any Amer ican and is closely guarded all of the time. The pupils are supposed to be Indians. The government provides for no others at these schools and no others are permitted by the government to be taught there. The law provides that such schools Bhall receive not to exceed $157 per year for each Indian child taught in them and also provides a fund out of which the cost of collect ing and transporting Of pupils to and from these schools shall be paid and also for "placing them, with the consent of their parents, under the care and con trol of such suitable white families as may in all respects be qualified to give such pupils moral, industrial and edu cational training, under arrangements In which their proper care? support and education shall be In exchange for their labor." An old,Frenchman by the name of Yean Largue called at the office of the The American this week and made complaint that his daughter f nnocentia Largue, 14 years of age, had been sent away to San Luis Rey without his knowledge or consent. It teems that this daughter and bis two sons, aged respectively 11 and 13 yars, have been attending this Indian school for some time, and Monday Father Ubach took the girl out and sent her to a man named Simon Goldbaum, living in San Luis Rey. The two boys told their father of it, and wondered where their sister had gone. Mr. Largue went to Father Ubach Tuesday and asked him for his daughter. The "holy" father informed the parent that his daughter had gone away and he would not see her again. Mr. Largue made such a fuss about It that finally the father gave him a slip of paper with the name Si mon Goldbaum written upon it and told him to go to San Luis Rey and get her. Ubach probably knew that the old man was too poor to do anything of the kind, and according to Jesuit taste took pleas ure in seeing the pained expression of his petitioner's face. But Mr. Largue Is in a city where there is a strong or der of American citizens who do not be lieve in such high-banded doings with other people's children, and be found friends who were willing to wrte the following letter to Mr. Goldbaum: San Diego, July 3, 1895. Simon Goldbaum, San Luis Rey I desire jou to immediately return my daugh ter to her home in San Diego. She was sent to you by Father Ubach against my wishes and without my knowledge. (Signed) Yean Largue, 1713 K Street. It is hoped that Mr. Goldbaum will use good sense and send the girl home. The question now arises, Why did Father Ubach send the girl away? It looks to many as if he was endeavoring to foist the girl onto the government as an Indian. He has allowed these three children, and it is thought a large num ber of others, to be taught at this In dian school, which is against the law. If he represents them aj Indians, he gets somewhere in the neighborhood of $167 each per year for them. And in transporting the girl to and from Si mon Goldbaum's, it would be the way of a "boodler" to take advantage of the law which provides for the payment of such transportation. We don't like to think such things of so nice an old man as Father Ubach, and hope it will turn out to be only a pretty joke he is play ing on the old Frenchman and the gov ernment But, if it is so, isn't it about time that some determined stand was taken by the people of San Diego against such outrages as kidnaping young girls, robbing the government through manufactured Indians, and Sef Allegiance to tbe Unltod Stab FRIDAY, JULY 1U, 1895. making iron clad con tracts with sick old men whereby they trannfer their property and die right away? The superintendent of Indian schools, If he Is not a Jesuit can find plenty of work, we Imagine, in Investigating the schools of California. The majority of these schools are under the oontrol of the Iiomaa Catholic church, and the history of that concern bears so unsav ory an odor that an investigation Into its methods should be instituted at onca. We have no more faith in the goodness of Father Ubach than we have in that of any other man who takes the oath of the Jesuits or that of a priest. A man who will take suoh onths Is a traitor to himself and the entire world. Ttte American. THE OUANUE DAY I KLKHIUTIO.N. The Orange day celebration In Chi cago was an affair long to be remem bered. The day was all that could be desired, and the parade about the city surpassed all previous years. More than five thousand people attended, and It required many special trains to carry the people from the city to Burlington Park, where the Orangemen, with their families and friends, plonlcked. At the park the best of feeling and good cheer prevailed. Excellent music was provided; there were speeches, recitations and songs enough to satisfy any one. Then came the games, and everybody turned themselves over to the few hours' fun which followed. The prizes were next in order, and everyone received his reward according to the merit thereof. The prize for the oldest active member of the Orange order was awarded to Armour Doonan. who has been an Orangeman for the fast thirty-five years. Much credit for the success of the affair is due to Dis trict Master J. H. Thompson and Chair- man or Committee on uames u. r. Brown, for their splendid management. At the clone of the festivities at the park, they returned to their homes feeling the better for their day's recre ation and rest from business cares. Boston, Mass., July 12 The little red school-house, which on the Fourth of July caused a fatal riot in East Bos ton, was again on parade taday when the Orangemen escorted it over a route as a part of their annual celebration of the battle of the Boyne. The police wt'we determined to prevent any out break, and hence there was an un usu ally strong guard, consisting of In spector Boyer, fourteen sergeants and 166 patrolmen. The procession formed about2,000strong,and marched through several Btreets to the New York and New England depot, from which thre Bpeclal trains conveyed them to High land Lake Grove, in Walpole, for a pic nic. Along the route there was an o j- casional shout of enthusiasm, but no hostile demonstration whatever. New York, July 12. The Orange men of New York today celebrated the anniversary of the battle of the Boyne with a parade and picnic at Harlem River Grove. About 2,000 Orangemen were In line. Kansas City, Mo., July 12. The Orange lodges of this city celebrated the 12th by a social entertainment which was attended by nearly 1,500 people, among whom were the mayor, nearly every member of the cl'v coun cil and of the county government, some of whom made speeches. Philadelphia, July 12. The local Orangemen today celebrated with the usual parade and picnic. Nearly 4,000 of them turned out, and about 5 000 at tended the picnic. Thirty-three lodges were represented. After the picnic at Rising Sun Park the Orangemen marched for four miles down Broad street, and, as is customary, there was a small riot with the Roman Catholic societies, but no serious damage was done. Pittsburg, Pa., July 12. Despite the order of Grand Master Adam Ken no ly, of Philadelphia, prohibiting Pennsylvania Orangemen from parad ing today, the two hundred and fifth anniversary of the battle of the Boyne, Pittsburg Orangemen both paraded and picnicked. Fifteen hundred men paraded through the down-town streets. No disturbance. Dultjth, Minn., July 12. Orange men of Duluth held a picnic at Lester Park today. There were speeches in commemoration of tho battle cf the Boyne and a program of athletic sports. Minneapolis, Minn., July 12. The usual Orange day festivities were par ticipated In by all the lodges of this city and St. Paul. With each return of the day the demonstrations are con ducted with Increased enthusiasm and in a manner that cannot fail to elicit the praise of all good citizens. The order here numbers among its mem bers some of the best business men and citizens. Minnesota for two vears has been the banner state In Orange prog ress. Saginaw, Mich., July 12. The an nual Orange anniversary was quite without mental roervatlon In favor ul the generally observed throughout Mich igan. Lodge of this city and vicinity never made a better showing than they did this year. The order in this state is probably stronger than In any other state In the Urlon. Cleveland, July 12. Orangemen of this city, at In the various parts of Ohio, were not behind their brethren of other states 1- celebrating their an niversary. Hundreds took part in the festivities in this city. The order here is in a flourishing condition. Toronto, Ont, July 12. There was an unusually large muster this morning of the Orange lodges of the Toronto district Two features marked today's prooetuiton. One was the almost entire absence of party tune and the other the number of bant rs bearing the words "Noooerclou," referring to the proposed Manitoba remedial legisla tion, -r Ottawa, C fS 12. There were nearly 10,000 Orang uit-n in procession here today. It waB the biggest, Orange parade ever held In Ontario. The pro cession marched over Parliament Square. London, Ont, July 12. Orangemen of the western district gathered here In thousands today to celebrate the 12th. The procession was the largest ever seen here. Montreal, Can., July 12 The local Orange lodges, with banners flying, paraded through the principal streets today. Everything passed off quietly. Halifax, July 12. The Orango men's parade this morning, for the first time In the history of Halifax, passed off without disturbance. Fifteen hun dred Orangemen from different parts of Nova Scotia took part In the proces sion, which was viewed by large crowds. Winnipeg, Man., July 12. The Or angemen's demonstration In Winnipeg today was the largest held in the west, and resolutions condemning the domin ion government's course on separate schools were adopted amid cheers and waving of hats. Premier Greonway and colleagues were accorded a vote of thanks "for their manly and patrlotlo fight," and the resolution concludes: "We hereby pledge ourselves, In the presence of this vast assemblage, that we will, even to the sacrifice of our lives, defend our schools and the liber ties of our children." Weakness of the Papal Power. How true It is that the excessive ex ercise of power naturally Unds to re action, defeating the Interests it was Intended to subserve. It is true that In despotic governments official com mands must be obeyed at all hazards. But In a government like ours the ex cessive exercise of political power, as soon as the people see It, only weakens the power which it was designed to strengthen. Especially true is It In reference to t' e poer exercised by the papacy In this country. The better the priestly dictation In politics Is known the more the great mass of loyal citi zens are disgusted with the whole sys tem of papal intervention in American politics, notwithstanding its effusive professions of Inherent loyalty to Amer ican institutions. The weakness of the papacy Is seen at once in Its inability to defend itaelf In argumentative contests. It uislikes to engage in controversy, ostensibly because It Is too proud to condescend to argue with heretics, but really because it knows it has no case, and that It will surely be floored If It attempts to do fend Itself. Consequently, It Instinct ively shrinks from appearing before the people in the light of its uncon cealed history. If the papacy were cot the very embodiment of diabolism, it would be fearful of the tormenting specters of the hundreds of thousands of it tortured and murdered victims, And it is weak in the extreme, childish and blasphemous beyond all human conception, for the papal hierarchy to attempt to justify on religious grounds Its ghastly history, and the claim that It has done all in the name of the Lord Jesus and for the glory of God and the shedding of the light of the true gospel on the sons of men. But however ab solutsly and persistently the papacy may deny the true character of Its his tory, It nevertheless stands out in bold relief, as though portrayed In alto rlllevoon a rock. And the haughty boabt of the papacy has always been that It never changes; what It has been, it would be again under like cir cumstances. Another mark of extreme weakness In the papal church is, that it does not anchor either its belief or its practice on the Scriptures so much as on some of the rites of pagan Rome and on the traditions of "the holy church." Hence its instability, resting as it does upon a sandy foundation. The papacy uses the Bible as a blind in the support of the papal dogmas, while at the same time, well knowing Its hypocrisy and false Interpretation of the Bible, It en deavors to turn away its followers from Pope. PRICE FIVE CENT 8 NUMBKB 5.9 the perusal of the Scriptures to induce tbem to accept and follow the corrupt traditions of the church. Therefore ' the papal church Is too weak to bold lUt'lf together a moment on scriptural grounds, and can only be kept from dissolution through the euioU, doaltued to be carried out by physical force, which emanate from the old man of the Vatican. The weakness of the papal church, when considered from a moral point of view, Is very marked. It Is a most slugular fact that there Is not a single moral principle, elevating In Its char acter, calculated to load men to a better life and more exalted conceptions of duty and responsibility, to be found In the canon law of the Church of Home, In the numerous papal dogmas of the church, or in the teaching and exam ple af the papal priesthood; but as a general thing all these tend downward, to Ignorance, superstition, vies and crime. In proof of this assertion we need only to refer to the deplorable state of morals In papal countries, the Immoral tendency of all tho papal dogmas, and the terrible and of'- repeated lapses of the Roman priest hood. Therefore the chief strength of the papacy In America lies In the po litical power which It has gained through the Intermeddling of its priest In elections, through priestly intrigue, deception, chicanery and fraud all of which will be proiierly attended to in due time by the patriotic voter of the nation. Mr. Primmer on Popery In Italy. After an absence of six weeks, five of which wore spent In Italy, Mr. Prim mer occupied bis pulpit Sabbath. HI morning text was "Hi spirit was stirred in him when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry" (Act xxll. 16). Mr. Primmer proceeded to show that he had seen at tho headquarter of the papacy superstition, Idolatry, profanity, barefaced swindling and gross doceptlon worse than was known to theoancient pagans. He had seen more old rags, bones, and other rubbish called relics than would fill a dung-cart, and large numbers of people on their knees praying to them. AlbO, imago that spoke and pictures that winked, Madonnas arrayid in richly embroi dered dressos, churches which were turned Into waxworks, Images which healed the sick and raised the dead, elaborate stucco models of purgatory in twoihurchea In Naples most of the victims being priests, monks and nuns. He found St Paul's head and body in St Peter's, and also In St. Paul', out side the wall, and bis head In St John Late ran and io StPrasaedes church'be thus had two bodies and four heads. He taw the Cardinal Archbishop of Rome in St. Maria Maggiore remit the sins of about 500 papists who knelt be fore him, by laylDg a fishing rod on their hoads Ignorance and Immoral 1 y went hand in hand with this super stition and idolatry: priests and people were most irreverent There was lit erally no Sabbath day. He found pop ery a hundred-fold worse than he had seen it in this country. It was the most abominably wicked and satanic system of fraud and robbery ever known. The Italians hated the papacy. Several of them were amazed when he Informed them that the papists were permitted to open school at Oakley, where more than 100 Protestant chil dren were being educated by papists the British government, supplying the money. In Italy such a publio scandal would not be tolerated for a single hour. There are national schools, and these alone are supported by the state, but the popish schools get not one farth ing of public money, yet their teacher must be examined by the Government, and also the schools. Those whocalled " popery Christianity wore guilty of de liberate falsehood, for If Romanism be the religion of Christ, where would they find the religion of the devil? Glasyow Weekly Mail, May 11. Some Letters Which Show the Little Red School-House Is Appreciated. From Eldorad Springs, Mo., comes the followiag: "I am located at this place and desire you to send The Amer ican to me. Send about twenty-five copies of the issue containing the car toon of the little red school-house." From Worcester, Mass. "Enclosed find $ for as many of your Issue of July 5, with little red school-house." From Logan, Ohio. "I send $1.00 for sample .copies with the little red school house and Uncle Sam." It suits Ohio. Please send as soon as possible, as I wish to distribute before election. Will renew my subscription in one or two weeks." Change or Sight of Meeting. Council No. 24, after Saturday, July 20th, will hold Its metelngs on Thurs day evenings, in the same hall, Cali fornia avenue and West Madison street Members and visitors will please take notice.