KISJCTUOKY IKISH AMERICAN
Record of the Host Important of
the Recent Events Culled
Nationalists in Rooskey arc falling
into line in the United Irish League. A
branch will soon be in working order in
It is estimated that the damage caused
by the recent fire at Messrs. Scaly, Bry
ers and Walker's. Dublin, amounts to
A movement has been started by the
parishionora of the Holy Family parish.
Aughrim street, Dublin, to erect n me
morial to the late Rev. James P. Murphy.
On the recommendation of his Grace
the Duke of Abercorn Mr. Win. G. Mc
Kinney, Lettcrkenny. has been appointed
a Justice of the Peace for County Don
Very Rev. Father Curry, Drogheda,
has written to the Drogheda Corporation
expressing his desire to have religious
ceremonies in the church in memory of
the sufferers in the 1898 insurrection.
The ceremonies will take place on No
vember 6 and 7.
Sir Andrew Reed, Inspector General of
the Royal Irish Constabulary, accompan
ied by his secretary, Mr. Harrel, arrived
in Belfast on Tuesday from Dublin for
the insncction of the local police. Sir
Andrew, who expressed himself well
pleased with the general efficiency of the
men, left Belfast frnday.
Rev. P. Sheahan. parish priest of
Killkee. County Clare, died October 5,
All the business houses in the town closed
when it became known. Father Sheehan
was a sterling patriot. Previous to his
assuming the pastorship of Kilkee he
was in Birr. Kincs county. His remains
will be interred in the parish chapel.
Miss Cahill, assistant teacher of Bruise
National School, Virginia, who, at the
July examinations, secured first of first
with a percentage of 80, besides reflect
ing credit on herself, speaks well for the
Baggot-street Institution, Dublin, under
the care of the Sisters of Mercy, from
which Miss Cahill obtained her diploma.
With deep regret we report the death
of Mr. Malachy Lee, which took place
at the residence of his brother, Mr. John
Lee, Ballymoe, on Saturday, aged sev
enty-six years. The deceased belonged
to one of the oldest and most respected
families in Kilcroan. Hjs remains were
removed to the family burial ground at
Ballintubber, followed by a large and re
spectable funeral cortege.
At a meeting of the Clontnel Corpora
tion, Alderman Nugent presiding, it was
decided, on the motion of Mr. J. F. Slat
tery, to adopt the public libraries act
The Literary Institute, a very handsome
and well-appointed building, has recently
been handed over by the trustees to the
corporation on behalf of the town, and it
is intended to set up the library there.
British statistics relating to the taxa
tion of Ireland for the years 1897-98
show that the country has been over
taxed during that period to the extent of
fourteen millions of dollars. Amount
drawn from Ireland by British misrule
is almest thirty-six millions of dollars,
while Ireland's proper and legal contri
butious should be but little over twenty
one millions of dollars.
On Wednesday an influential meeting
was held in the Council Chamber, Town
Hall, Carlow, for the purpose of consid
ering the desirability of establishing a
local branch of the National Society for
the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
The meeting was convened by invitation
addressed to the local clergy of all de
nominations. A branch was formed and
officers were appointed.
Wednesday afternoon one of a number
of men working on the steamship Innis
fallen, discharging at St. Patrick's quay,
Cork, named Patrick Murphy, fell be
tween the decks while in the act of re
movintr three coils of electric wire. He
was taken in an unconscious condition
to the North Infirmary, where he -died
a short time after admittance. Murphy
was about forty years of age.
Intelligence has just reached Stewarts
town of a serious stabbing case which
occurred recently at Drammelle. Mon
day morning Win. Banter and James
Mclldoon were arrested by the Money
more constabulary on a charge of hav
ing stabbed John Vincent, who lies in a
critical state. The depositions were taken
before Mr. Hevlin, J. P., Monemore; and
the prisoners were remanded.
A fatal result was reported on Wednes
day of the attempt made on Tuesday
night week by Patrick Sheehan, inmate
of the Limerick Union, on his life.
Sheehan is over eighty years, and has
been a considerable, number of years in
the infirm ward. Nine days ago he pro
cured a razor, and, while suffering from
melancholia, cut his throat, the injuries
proving fatal yesterday evening.
The Ulster crack cyclist, George Rob
ertson, did an extraordinary performance
on Tuesday. Starting from the six-mile
stone on the Antrim road, he journeyed
to the fifty-sixth and back, thus doing
100 miles. Although indifferently paced,
he completed the distance in fourteen
minutes and odd seconds inside the rec
ord. The watch was held by Mr. Shini
mlns, one of the official time-keepers of
the Irish Cycle Association.
During the past ten or twelve days
n extraordinary series of fires which,
from their number and surroundings,
give color to the belief that some at all
events arc the work of incendiaries, have
occurred in the Ardee district of County
Louth. In each case stacks of hay,
straw and corn have been destroyed, and
in one case a threshing mill, which was
in the haggard of the owner of the corn
in readiness to thresh the next day.
Wednesday night stacks of hay, etc.,
Adjacent to the com stores of Mr. 3.
Keelan, in the town of Ardte, were to
tally destroyed. Three nights previous
some forty tons of hay and a quantity of
corn, stored, in the farmyard of Mr. P.
Mcuee, i. i'., in uisn street, were
burned, and a similar fire occurred a few
days before at Dr. Moore's residence on
the outskirts of the town. Claims to
the amount of over $5,000 have been
already lodged with the Secretary to the
When proceeding to Balliiiagarde,
County Limerick, Mr. F. A. and Mrs.
Crokerhad a narrow escape from very
serious injuries, owing to the horse at
tached to the car in which they were
driving becoming affrighted and causing
the vehicle to be upset. Mrs. Croker
sustained a fracture of the left arm, and
Mr. Croker was shaken and more or less
seriously injured. The car was badly
damaged. Dr. F. Kennedy was in im
The revision of the Cork Parliamen
tary and Municipal Register concluded
before Mr. J. R. Stritch, Q. C, and Mr.
W. H. Brown, B. L. A great deal of
work had to be done, as the list included
14,000 names, yet the revison was cdn
ducted with efficiency and expedition
At the close of the proceedings a cordial
vote of thanks was passed to the Revis
ing Barristers on the motion of Mr. J.
O'Leary, the agent of the Independent
Francis Reynolds, aged thirty-eight,
a river pilot, sustained injuries on Tnes
day night near Limerick by falling from
an outside car on which he had been driv
ing with some friends. He succumbed
in a few minutes afterwards. The de
ceased was returning from Adare, when
the horse shied at a steam roller, throw
ing the deceased and his wife, who was
seated beside him, on the road. He
alighted on the back of his head and
was rendered unconscieus.
At the weekly meeting of the Belfast
Board of Guardians held on Tuesday a
communication was read from the Irish
Workhouse Association, informing the
guardians of the Committee of Meath's
proposal to give $10,000 toward establish
ing a Catholic and Protestant home for
workhouse girls, the object of which is
to give to such girls between the age of
twelve and sixteen such a training as
would fit them for domestic service. The
master was instructed to ascertain how
many girls of the age specified were in
the workhouse at present.
Record smashing goes on apace in the
Irish cycling world. One of the latest
and most meritorious performances stands
to the credit of the National Cycle ped
aller, who improved upon the fifty miles
road record, which stood in the name of
of n fellow-clubman, W. L. Martin, at
two hours, twenty-five minutes, sixteen
seconds. Meade was ably paced by three
triplets on his errand, and being fortunate
in avoiding punctures succeeded in cut
ting in under the existing record by
seven minutes, forty-one seconds. His
official time was two hours, seventeen
minutes, thirty-five seconds.
Mr. Joseph Hayburn presided at last
meeting of the William Orr Club, Lur
gan, held at the club rooms of Brown
street, when the following resolution was
unanimously adopted: "That we, the
members of the club, composed of dif
ferent sections of Irishmen, call upon our
representatives in Parliament to unite
and show our enemies in Westminster
that we are determined in having what
Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen
fought ana died for one hundred years
ago; and that we will never desist until
we make Ireland what they shed their
blood for, a nation among the nations of
the earth." Mr. Heybum gave a short
lecture on the life and death of William
At the monthly meeting of the Sligo
Harbor Commissioners an important let
ter was received from from Mr. Fenton
Crown Solicitor, Sligo, relative to the
proceedings which have been going on
for some time past regarding the rating
of Sligo harbor. The case was first
heard before the County Court Judge,
O'Connor Morris, who decided in favor
of the Harbor Commissioners, and this
decision was upheld hi the Court of Ap
peals. The letter was as follows:
nave oeen directly ana unoiticiauy in
formed that the Government intend to
accept the principles developed in your
appeal and decided in our favor by the
Court of Appeals as final, and that they
do not contemplate any further legtsla
tion to disturb the present and long
established state of the law,"
It was gratifying to find that the annual
street collections on behalf of the city
hospitals of Cork, made on Saturday last
showed an increase when compared with
the previous year. Collections were also
made by the principal firms in the city
the total amounts of which have not yet
been announced, but they are considers
me. Altogether a substantial sum was
realized in excess of last year, and this
without any unnecessary fuss or display.
The ladies' committee had been criticized
for the apathy U had shown in recent
years, and the movement was not prop
erly supported by the authorities of the
hospitals that the collections were pro
moted to serve. The plain speakincr had
very good effect, and from all sides
came nearly co-operation, with the re
sult that various reforms were instituted
and the movement that seemed on the
road to failure was turned back to the
ways of success.
Mr. William Redmond, M. P., has
addressed the following letter to the
Right Hon. Gerald Balfour, Chief Secre
tary for Ireland: "I desire to ask you to
get the Lord Lieutenant to see if it would
not be possible to recommend the release
of the prisoners from Clare who are at
present in Mountjoy prison. These men
Hirst, Howard, James Cooney, Dennis
Cooney, John Brody and Patrick Hartigan
have no been incarcerated for nearly
nine years. Their conduct in prison has
been good, and, as the County Clare is in
a very peaceable condition, it is reason
able to expect that the Lord Lieutenant
may now, after nine years, order the re
lease of these nieu. Their liberation
would be hailed with satisfaction all
through the country and would greatly
tend to preserve the present 'peaceabl
condition of affairs. Martin Molouy who
is, and who has for some time been, an
invalid in Maryboro's prison, might
surely also be released.
What They Have Been Doing
the Past Week General
This has been a lively week in Hiber
Tom Kecnan keeps a watchful eye on
the interests of his division.
A new charter has been granted for a
division at Charlestown, Mass.
Division No. 2 is adding names to its
membership roll every meeting.
State President Martin Cusick was
missed from the last meeting of Divis
The next meeting of the Hibernian
Knighta will occur on Friday, Novem
President Lannon met with a most cor
dial reception at the last meeting of his
Division 1 has added another valuable
member to its roll in the person of Dr.
Remember the ball of the Hibernian
Knights at Phoenix Hill on the evening
f November 22..
The St. Louis Hibernian is doing good
work for the order. Bro. Marnell is cer
tainly a hustler.
The St. Louis divisions are entertaining
their members and friends with "wide
Mr. P. M. Fichlie, of Division 1, of
Frankfort, was a visitor at the meeting of
No. 1 Monday evening.
Reports from the various divisions to
the County Board indicate that the order
is enjoying a healthy growth.
Another division is being organized in
St. Louis, and the indications are that it
will have a very large membership.
Frank Cunningham is enthusiastic over
the play to be produced and is entitled to
the support of every lover of. Irish drama.
The next meeting of the Young Men's
Division will be a most impoitant one,
and those who possibly can should at
tend. The Ancient Order in Suffolk county,
Mass., aggregates sixty-two divistons,
with a membership of 7,000 in good
President John Hennessy, of Division
4, took care that all visitors, and particu
larly the ladies, were amply provided for
A branch of the Ladies' Auxiliary of
the A. O. H. has been organized at
Shieldsville, Minn., with a most en
Thomas Cody, of Senu & Ackerman's,
is the right man in the right place, and
the members of his division are for him
for anything he desires.
William T. Median, of Division 2, is
one of the most zealous Presidents of the
order and should receive the hearty sup
port of all the members.
Deputy Sheriff Denny Helfernan was
w rmly welcomed at the meeting and so
cial of Division 4. The members would
like to see him present oftener.
Brother James J. Kenealey is one of
the members to be relied upon when No,
4 cives a reception or soiree. He sees
that the fair sex is fully represented.
While all were enjoying their pipes
and the smoke was ascending skyward
Monday night several were heard to ex
press themselves as of the opinion of be
ing back in Ireland.
Division 4 wisely selected Mr. Thomas
T. Kellv for Recording Secretary. A more
capable gentleman could not be chosen,
and his minutes will prove interesting
Brother Jerry Hallinan delighted the
members of No. 4 at their dance with
his inimitable singing and sprightly
dancine. Wherever there is fun the
gallant Jerry is always to be found.
Those who join any of the divisions be
fore January 1 will be entitled to all the
advantages and benefits of the great ex
cursion to Boston under the auspices of
the Hibernian Knights In May next.
The many friends of Mr. Frank O'Con
nor, ot tue courier-journal, win ieurn
. . 1
with regret that the condition of his wife
is steadily growing worse, and the physi
cians have given up hopes of her recoV'
The Daughters of Erin of St. Louis
are arranging to give a grand ball early
in the new year. How would it do for
the Ladies' Auxiliary of this city to fol
low the example of their St. Louis sis
Brother Tom Lynch, of No. 4, has been
left a large inheritance in Ireland through
the demise of a relative of his. He is
making hasty preparation to leave and
claim his bequest, and we wish him god
Mr. Jerry O'Leary, of Division No. 2,
who has been confined to his home on
East Washington street for the past two
months, suffering from malarial fever, is
now able to be out and is visiting his
Messrs. D. J. Kennedy and John E.
Yenner predict most favorable results for
the drama to be presented by the young
men. With a few more such workers al
most any undertaking should prove suc
State Treasurer Daniel Lynch, of the
Michigan A. O. II., reports having re
ceived about $325, contributions to the
Irish Relief Fund, in response to the
circulars issued by State President Me
Laughlin in June last.
The County Board has our smcerest
thanks for its indorsement of our efforts
to publish a first-class paper, and it will
be our aim to improve with each issue
and render all possible service to the
Brother Mike O'Donnell is one of the
old guard Hibernians, and many were the
expressions of regret at his absence Tues
day night. He is a star comedian of the
first magnitude and can alone keep
large company in roars of laughter. He
was confined to bis home at Twentieth
and Bank becaiwe, of a sore hand, the
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covery of a valuable gold watch, the
property of his father, which was picked
from the old gentleman's pocket last
May. Its recovery is due to the tine
work of Capt. Tom Maher.
Brother John Gannon is one of the
most regular attendants at No. -l's meet
ings. His benevolent smile always shines
at their social affairs. Brother Gannon
rarely leaves a meeting before his melo
dious voice delights the members with a
Division 4 now enjoys the largest mem
bership of any in the city. Its members
are working hard to add names to the
roll, initiating new members at every
meeting, and the indications are that
No. 4 will send the .banner report to the
The Ancient Order of Hibernians have
temporarily abandoned the project of
building a great hall in Boston. It was
thought that the entertainment of the
national convention in that city next
year would be all that could be properly
handled at the present time.
There is a rumor, current to the effect
that Brother Taylor, the worthy President
of No. 3, is at last about to renounce
hnchelorliood. and all the mammas in the
West End are speculating as to who the
happy one is to be:" Meanwhile the val-
iant Joe says nothing, but looks very
The members of the Young Men's
Division regret the resignation of Presi
dent Lawrence J. Mackey, which was
caused by increased business obligations,
Mr. Mackey was a most impartial and
efficient presiding officer, and no young
man stands higher with the members of
Young Men's Division, No. G, will hold
an important meeting Tuesday, Novem
ber 1. Among the other important busi
ness before the members will be the elec
tion of a President, to fill the unexpired
term of L. J. Mackey, who, on account
of other pressing business, will no doubt
be forced to resign. ,
Company A, Hibernian Knights, held
a business meeting in Hiuermau nan
Thursday night, with Capt. Breen in the
chair. The company by a unanimous
vote decided to turn out to receive the
Louisville Legion on its return from the
war in case there was a public reception.
Arrangements were reported completed
for the grand ball to be given at Phoenix
Hill on the evening of November 22, with
Scally's excellent ..orchestra furnishing
the music. , ,
A committee of "three was appointed to
make arrangements for haviug the report
of the Corbett-Sharkey contest read from
the stage by rounds.
The members are enthusiastic over the
proposed trip to , the Boston convention
in May next, and 'predict that Kentucky
will furnish as fine a company as will be
in the great parade.
Later we will publish the names of the
committeemen and' directors.
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1898 NOVEMBER ELECTION.
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