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LOUISVILLE, SA'
VOLUME XLV.-NO. 5.
AY, JULY 31, 1920.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
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REPUBLICAN
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Governor Goto Speaker Job Much to
r Delight of Hert-Blngham
Press.
Joe O'Neal Exposes Sham Reformers
and Whole Jlaclilno Tlirown
Into Panic
Chairman Grayot AV111 llavo to Keep
, Senator Beckham in tho Dark
Background.
SAFETY POARD WIUTEWASHER8
1 Tho Courier-Journal and Times,
assisted by tho other Republican
organ, tho Herald, worked overtime
this week la jtrying to make old
"Howdy Ed" Morrow a national
figure. Ho was featured as tho
headllner of tho Coolidge notifica
tion, but they failed to add that
Hert's Governor was only a substi
tute for 'William Allen .White, of
Kansas City, who had been selected
originally to notify Gov. Coolidge of
his nomination for Vico President.
White was unablo to appear on ac
count of illness, and tho committee
fell back on "Howdy Ed," who can
be counted on for a Fourth of July
oration or a wlndjamming address
any old time. During tho Republi
can national convention the Bing
ham press led its readers to believe
that Bingham's partner, Tobe Hert,
was the dominating figure and that
tho delegates were lying awake at
Bight in preparation to jump up and
voto for Morrow as President or
Vico President. Tho first boom was
for Temporary Chairman, then came
the Presidential boom, followed by
tho Vfco Presidential boost, all end
ing in emoko, Morrow getting one
voto in the Vice Presidential ballot
ing, and it is believed that this was
through a mistake. Now ho fills in
as pinch hitter, followed by some
more lurid advertising In a story of
helping to catch a boy burglar.
With tho Bingham press support
VHowdy I?d" will be sought after
by tho movie men next.
Tho selection of John L. Grayot
as Campaign Chairman .for Ken
tucky seems to hare been a popular
move and augurs well for Gov. Cox
to carry Kentucky this fall. Thero
is only ono mistake that Chairman
Grayot can make and that ia to try
and shore Beckham down the
- .Utrnnta 'rrf tite 'theaaaitde of voters
- rfHftfraK igwrtfrrt- CAg-frtnotl Week
ham. Democratic leaders overlook
ed thejr opportunity in not eliminat
ing Beckham before the primary,
and hia candidacy means a heavy
.handicap for Gov. Cox. Tho candi
dacy of Beckham will also be a
menace hero in Jefferson county, as
Gov. Cox and Prof. Richmond, who
will be the Congressional nominee,
would be an unusually strong com
bination without the Beckham hin
drance. Prof. Richmond'o opponent,
Charles Ogden, will have a hard
time trying to explain why he
couldn't save Camp Taylor for
Louisville. ,
My! oh, my! didn't Attorney Joe
O'Neal throw a bombshell into the
ranks of the ocpnomy and reform
administration this week in which
ho charged Tax Commissioner King
with mismanagement. Hert's Gov
ernor, Inspector James, King and
all flew to cover and the old story
of it's the hit dog that yelps was
demonstrated when tho heavy edi
torial writer of tho Herald was.
thrown into the breach to stem tho
public cry for an exposo of King's
expenditures. But neither Morrow,
James, King, nor the heavy editorial
writer oxpluined why it cost 931,
800 mora for King to run tho office
tlumtho previous Democratic year.
This is tho first time the spend
thrift city and county reformers
havo had their hand called and Joe
O'Neal's boomerang has thrown
them into a panic. They aro indig
nant to think that anyono should
want to know what lias become of
$.tl,800 of tho taxpayers' money.
Chets and tho boys used to get out a
Utile publication called "Facts,"
which properly should havo been
called "Bull," as it was used to try
and lead the public into believing
that we had a good and economical
administration. If your lips are
not chapped and you aro not afraid
to laugh read this ono taken from
"Facts:" "An examplo of tho typo
of inefficiency and gross misman
agement of public affairs which ex
isted in tho Court House prior to
tho beginning of 1018 was given tho
public on September 0, 1018, when
tho County Assessor issued a state
ment, Tho County Assessor's office,
from tho time Mi". TKinjf began. work
after his election, lias presented a
veritable beehive of industry aH
compared to tho scene it offered in
previous administrations." Isn't that
rich? It was a busy beehive alright,
with honey amounting to $31,800
being distributed in tho "beehive."
Ae a whitewash- board we'll back
Paul Burllngame," Lewis Y. Johnson
and Joo Selligman against the
world. This Board of Safety will
take any policeman or fireman and,
'regardless of the crime, will have
. one of its little secret Inquiries and
" then produce the offender to the
public a whlta as snow, Patrolman
!. Sinks, who had the row with the
Lexington people, went through tbta
process: Patrolman Stonestreei,
charged with robbing a' grocery,
come through clean, and .the
beard's naive, explanation in the
' Roach cm deserves special mention.
Roach charged that Patrolman Ben
nett refused to aid him In arresting
an ex-tiolieeraatf named Probst who
had. held a pistol to hl stomach
threatening murder, Probst seamed
l be ju FJnneaan policeman, being
"sft again, on agate," and they aoy
he had Just, been appointed aeein
wteB he sought Roaa to exhibit
fcla potto pwf. The beard ta
whitewashing the case said: "Tliat
ovcrvthlne was alricht. Patrolman
Bennett didn't hear Roach calling
for holi. being troubled with a cold
j In his ear that night. Probst was a
great Joker anyway, being a former
comedian on amateur ''nights in
Stcurlo's picture shows, and Roach
wasn't mad any more, and oh!
pshaw! just let tho public forget it
ail anyway."
Now watch the next one. Chief
Petty baa filed charges against DeV
toctives McGslln and Keller, wh6J
beat an overseas soldier into insen
sibility July 17 at Third and Lib
erty, causing a near riot of 2,000
people. In an arrest previous to
this tho same two brought in Will
iam Karst all covered with blood,
they saying ho resisted mightily; In
the soldier assault many havo testi
fied that theso two efficient dotec
tives, who haven't arrested any of
the numerous burglars In our midst,
beat the prisoner in tho patrol ma
chine, and tho entire Second district
police squad was called out to pro
tect them from tho indignant crowd.
All of this necessitated Petty forc
ing charges, but horo' the finding
of the Board in advance: "Wo find
that tho detectives were n littlo
lutsty and tho prisoner didn't seem
ablo to take a joke. His captors
only slugged him with, a gun and
blackjack, not having a pickaxo or
sledgehammer with them at tho
iimo. Wo call tho public's attention
to their rcmarkablo bravery hi two
of them being ablo to arrest ono
man with ilxb help of tho reserve
squad, and promote both to Ser
geant Detectives. P. Bulling Game,
Chairman."
A former grand Juryman tells of
a meeting with our near Mayor,
which shows why ho is dubbed a
near Mayor. Capt Bennett testified
before the grand Jury telling how
Republican (political loaders sought
protection for gambling gomes. Tho
grand Jury, realizing that Bennett
would bo marked, went before
Smithy and told him that they want
ed to compliment Capt; Bennett, and
at the" same time suggested that tho.
near Mayor see to it Uiat no harm
camo to Bennett from tho Hcrt-Soarcy-Cldlton
macliino. At this
Smithy Just beamed on tho commit
tee and said: "Why, gentlemen, far
bo it from thus, Capt. Bennett is a
particular selection of mine, and I
will protect him to tho utmost." As
a striking example of how the near
Mayor performs and how ho pro
tected Capt. Bennett, the latter
wasn't able to got a Job in the city
or county administration. Capt, Ben
nett today is wrestling the big turn
table at Uio L. & N. roundhouse.
A visitor remarked the other day
that our polico hero didn't seem to
realize the dignity of their uniform,
having seen some funny stunts of
the Keystonenfc He said be saw, a
Lieutenant in uniform. .SUj$h3je-
trlct) carrying a bushel basket -of
vegetable through the street, --, He
oarrviner a bl dkrimen coming
a bargain sale at the five wd tea
cent stores. But the prlae, picture
ha saw outside his hotel at Third
and Jefferson. Along camo an dee
wagon and the ice man plunked a
piece of ice at tho Keys-toner direct
ing traffic. Tho comedy copper
grabbed up the piece of ico and went
poll moll after the Ice wagon, finally
throwing tho ice kerplunk into tho
wagon, hitting the other joker on
the leg. Back came tho Keystoner
down the street, saying "Har, bar,
I got him and I'll git him agin, gol
dern him." All of that time traffic
was patiently waiting for tho end of
the polico and iceman film to finish,
nnd ono driver became real vexed
and remarked that it was a dirty
Bhame the ipubllc had to pay ?4 a
day for theso Keyotoners. The vis
itor, however, saw tho humor and
suggested that Chief Petty arm tho
traffic men with lemon pics for use
in their playful pranks. '
CHANGES AT ST. BONWAOE.
Among tho changes made by the
Franciscan chapter in session in
Cincinnati last week wore theso atr
feeling St. Boniface church, this
city: Father Alban Schneider, O. F.
M., goes from hero to Mctamora,
III.; Father Caspar Matz, O. F. M.,
from St. John's church, Cincinnati,
and Father Daniel Polnsert, O F.
M.. from St Francis' church, Cincin
nati, com 4o St. JJoniface church.
Louisville. One other change will J
bo of Interest to Louisville. Father, nere or St. Vincents orpnanage, con
Rtchard Wurth. O. F. M.. former . ducted by the Sisters of harjty of
cuardianof St. Boniface, but now of
St. John's. Cincinnati, has been
transferred to Kansas City.
ST. CHARLES LAWN FETE.
On next TuoodVy" and Wednesday
afternoon and evening tho congx0
gation of St. Charles Borromeo will
give a lawn fete on the church
grounds, Twenty-seventh and Chest
nut. A special entertainment has
been arranged for each afternoon
beginning at 2:30, and the ladles of
tho parish will serve supper each
evening from 5 to 8 o'clock. An
enjoyable time is promised all who
nttend.
Don't. forget tho dates, August 3.
and 4.
BENEFIT FOR SISTERS.
Tnerxfcw afternoon and mreiiim;,
AS?f J7, 1L 0B:tft,aFyi Parhl
wlu iju yuufin, wj m u o . '
the Good Shepherd on Eighth street.
Thte benefit te being arranged 'by
ladles of the AuxliVwry'aud is pri--mrlly
to buy coal foi tho cominsg
wilier, as wll " tn necessary pro
vWLoom for the inmates. Judge
Charles Wilson, mana-gpr of Fon
taine Ferry, has been very liberal to
Abe eonceseloas at the park, he ate
orjdg7oftf T Jneve fe
having leam& of the work the St-
4ew are doing. A large crowd Js e
pected that day.
QUTBTLY WEDDHD. V
Annouscement waa made 8t unlay
&a4 Mm Bdaa SUmler, daub4r of
Mr. and Mr. Geore tKemtor, of
JeMewoBviU. ad Hewora Wenben
mm were qutotlgr married on tbe pra
oediag MoftAay at the reetftrv of M.
Anawttne's olwwrtt by the Rev.
, ,,t '-... THE KENT:? HANDICAP.
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Gov. Cox and
"eigm in me iresiueniiaunm
VINCENTIANS
Commemorate Feast of Their Patron
Saint at the Sacred Heart
Church. w
ml 1 ji ' .. m ' !'" .!' ' . i.fc 1 Hi 1 1 WW" mi'iii.
..tWaU'i. ALj.v--4a.e.,
' ConfereBce.
Nearly Five Hundred Men Keeeive
Holy Communioa and. Hear
Welcome.
HEARTY BREAKFAST SERVED.
Sunday of this (week was set aside
by the Vincention .Conferences of
Louisville to honor tho memory of
St. Vincent do iPaul, the patron saint
of charity. Charity, the fulfillment
of our Lord's injunction to "Love thy
neighbor," was the keynote and
watchword of this elect of God. So
well did ho comply with the wishes of
tho Lord that bis life and achieve
ments are held up to tho faithful as
an examplo and an incentive.
The name of St. Vincent do Paul
is revered throughout (Christendom
and in his honor have been founded
hospitals, refuges, orphanages and
roliglouB institutions which dot the
Catholic world in every corner where
human misery calls (or alleviation
and whore spiritual and bodily com
fort attend the passing of thousands
of human souls. Louisville ia (blessed
with one of St. Vincent's bequests to
ailing humanity In the foundation
, wazaretn, on 1'ayne street.
Annually as tho feast day comes
round the following Sunday is sot
part by the Vincentlans as an anni
versary, worthy of their special com
memoration of the holy man of God,
who by his zeal, his efforts, his ex
aniplo and his prayers gavo to the
world and perpetuated therein, the
spiritual and material foundations of
which they find themselves a part,
and on this day religiously rojoice in
their -partnership. This year .there
was a solemn observance at the
Sacred Heart church, Seventeenth
and Broadway, when jiearly 500 men
were assembled at tthe special high
mass at 7; 30 o'clock and were made
happy by bhe earnest welcome- and
sermon of Rev! Patrick Walsh, the
pastor, before they approached the
holy table to receive the Jblested sac-
MTnt 4n n iHnHv T?,t1m,. Woloi ret
' rn.roHM Mir viu vunv vaum n
th words of his sermon appeaWng.to
, the hearts of all oreseoi. Followlne
the mass a substantial repast was
served by the ladles of the Alter So
ciety and the Young Ladles' Sodality,
ana upon all sides were heard1 expres
sions of appreciation of the pastor,
conference and iwople of Sacred
Heart congregation.
The day was also a joyous one for
5L2i &
Patrick's Conferece, Trfao (or the
ftrat time' ki thehhkory of Louisville
new a YioeemMMi otome-eoniMig. m.
Iktrick'S UaMat Thirteenth aad Mar
ket was filled to oyer-flowing at 10
e'eloek when James Barry took, the
chair and introduced Vicar General
Orottta, who read a telegram of reet
ta; front President ODdward J.
OrBrfcra, who nmrwini hhnseef as.
with the home eoaieM In heart aad
spirit. Father -Oronia. in. Me itanqr
wetooaM HaM VtoeeotiaM mkdit so
y irtaea with fcat hr aaw aarf
KY HANDICAP.
the DcnmiJ itlc j&eedrare carry
1 s'
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$" ,
heard. To,
said great
ent PresWent no
was due foivthe
success of
Patrick's conference,
and in revl
ine, aiistory ,oijne
conference
the iwork of
John Faekler i
SulliYOa'ionfl
to their
JHt-PatrJfKVLleT
ton. He toMj
shearers thr.good
WorK will h
ihroua-h Mfe'and are
an examples
Jtt fceiifcK . Vmfa. (pre-
BWWv JUt tl
made
him ad 9t.
aud he
taeafor
Messing.
but
HwiiniiiinniiiMrTaMis 11
expressed himself pteaewi wMh the
attendance an i ie wrk of the fol
lowers of St. lucent, and in cloeing
uraed all 4o 1 e present at meetings
and work or the poor.
Thom&s Qu nn reviewed the work
of recent yea -3 and pleaded for the
continued ' su $ort of the members,
old and young .
.President .'ohn A. Doyle, Presi
dent of the Particular Council, de
clared lOathol cs and charitable peo
ple could not but he filled iwith in
spiration and edification, over the eel
eibrfttkm of Ui e great festival of their
patron. His iJlwrkmB .to the saintly
Fathers Joyce and Lawler stirred the
pioneers of the society, some of
whose w t nl grandsons aro also
Vineentiaa. He also pc-tnted to the
work of the 1 ociety for the suffering
poor of Geraw ny and Austria, and de
clared the m smbers theTlght hand
of the clergy
Again in t 10 afternoon there was
a largely at ended meeting in the
Knizhts of Columbus Hall, nvhen
President Do fie received many new
members ink the society and the
conference re ports were read, show.
in$ the numl er of families and per
sons given m uer ana assistance tno
past year, in which there had been
no relaxation showing that tho work
and spirit of he Vincentlan still Uvea
on without s .-eking any worldly no
toriety. f
IBISn LAUilH, BRITISH SCOWfi.
From Loidoa tho New York
World's spec: al -correspondent cables
the 'following :
Fortunatel; ' the humor of the Irish
situation so not Ira es obscures the
tragedy. In district under military
rule a sins. Feiner was brought to
trial by cou t martial. There was
tho usual dlelplay of heribboned offi
cers of high rank to givo dignity to
the proceedie gs and overawe "tho na
tives." Pre jntly a motor car djovo
up with five 1 nea In it and they were
not only reiueed admission to the
court but, by order of a Colonel, all
were arreetel for tho offense of be
ing "friends of the prisoner," While
they were m plaining that they were
British olftoi r in mufti, 'summoned
to. the triaV (he Sinn (Feiner's friend
smuggled ttvt prisoner out of court
and drove h si away in the officers'
car. When the officers had con
vinced the oloel of their identity
thev looked, tround for the nrlsoner
and when t io IRtie crowd outside
lausned at 1 ae jaeconrated memuors
of the Armx uf Occupation" as they
Sled out of c urt to find their car and
the prisoner gone, they were threat
ened with tt e rifle if they didn't dis
perse at one 1.,,
In tne lob y of the (House oVCom
mon the oil (er day a Unionist mem
ber said to ta Irish, one, apropos of
the kkbump ag f Gen. Lucas: "It Is
only In an : rJafi war jttbat a. General
would be k dnuped while .nehlng,"
taALaaaasHsfl' t b IkJmAs aaaIiaMMaB.AAM aasvkaafr.
waieveMia pv jpai aMmaer peyert
ed. "fti , ily an. XoflMi General
who woM e oaaiht ftehing drieg
a war."
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NBARBR HOMW.
Am a Water, of Frank Jort,
in aoverniHettt ser
in Baa Aatenlo,
CiejeUHwiil to tbtt
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SINN FEIN
Movement is National Rather Than
Religious or Roman -.
Catholic.
arKWeUKownL;e
iMUfth'.. ki.,.rr.Jirv - . ,-f
'K&yKJ1: I
rTvffitiss:
An. Force, Soldiersaml Police Ave
Operating But Without
Success.
A 3IARVELOUS IRISH SPIRIT.
, I
Rev. J. P. O-Mahoney, who will bo '
remembered as assistant pastor at
Mio -nfWJinrirnl nn1 Ohnn ! n f T-n.,lD-
villo Council, K. of C, and who cele
brated the first mass at Camp Zach
ary Taylor and late chaplain at the
Submarine base in the East, has writ
ten a letter from Cork, Ireland, to
friends in this country
ry describlnc
,,JUl V. ,w. ..! l. l
yvuuiuuiio m w: mix uuus uuoui lu
tne emerald isle. Father O'Mahonoy
stresses the fact that tho Sinn Fein
movement is a national rather than a
religious or Roman Catholic move
ment. In support of this vlow ho tells of
a talk he had with the Most Rev.
Daniel Cohalan, D. D., Bishop of
Cork, who gave his whole hearted
support to tho movement. Father
O'Mahoney then tells of an address
recently delivered by tho Olost Rev.
Denis Keiley, D. D., Bishop of 'Ross,
tn ary, ihn nun nii i,.
, 1 l iAi ,, ut t.i-U 1 i
Lir I in, , vL ,nV 'rfflil"
the idea of setting up an Irsh Repub-
TOril,.,,j, Anr t on .nn,
H,fftlttw.0
MM' h? .'.Shta?1 t 7
KS ?.- J i?leraf. lnr.Ir"
t8?6!;'0?
nSJnV fo IrJ?i fw if&
SSSISS, L?Mita n I Wl
with high hopes of freedom, a city
mourning the loss of Oier martyred
Mayor, Thomas McCurtaln. It has
the appearance of an armed camp;
English soldiers armed parado Its
streets and policemen with rifles are
i,.nd groUps al0DB St" Pat
ricks street. T ..
Young men, members of the Irish
volunfeors, are. doing police duty
here and there, and are effective in
their work. too. The work of the
Sitt!! &2Wt
' Cork, by the English Goyernment.
,., i .. Vf TVfl;.i
Tho police wore once the guardians
"i mwanu oraer; xnoy nave joi uiat.
name because of the work they were
iutcti iv uo jn liio j)iibi iiw years.
"I called at the City Hall to pay
nir Tospects to the successor of tho
11 1 AZ AT J w.0-,
ish Govornmcnt's orders, ooeording
1? dSf c"OHer's verdict Terence
Mc9wineyt the new Mayor, I wa told.
Is on the run an4 seldom visits .the.
mnTTVwm .UNMimfitn Dnftfnvina'hincf.
councu cnamper, 1 was xoia iwnere teenth street road, formerly glower's
r might find him at the aeoa. her, 1 0rore .Everything bas been ar
5? J hriVlBOJ ?Q hta'5rtMt'to iaeure a day of real enjoyr
vn At Aiiivsi vsg., iui iiiwmiiuuift "ilnenti
iMwtKirett 10 neianu woo lavormg an 1
Irish Government, is a dangerous
criminal according to English rule.
tm??V or Jne rP01"00 re
all Shin Feiners and 'on the run.'
too that ie they never aiees at their
own noma, in. the dead of .the
nightwhen all Me world, is still, an
armed ear fttled wKh soldiers aad
noHee visit houses lookiag for preati- Thfa retreat usually precedes the re- recover, tt was attneweced at hos
aent Shwi Vainer, -thereby terner- ceptfcm li the order. Ipttal. ' "- "
(zing women and childron. Thist iJ
am xom, is usual now.
"Murders, raids, plunder and shoot
ing, once uncommon in Ireland, are
topay a matter of course. Every day
thero is some excitement I talked
with a prominent official of tho Irish
Republic today. He told me that Ire
land s war today is looked upon by
the Sinn Feiners and Irish volun
teers as a just war. and, to explain
tho shooting, of policemen now very
common in Ireland, he stated they
aro spies doing England's work. 'Did
not the United States and (England
Blioot traitors and spies?' ho ex
claimed. Wo aro at war with Eng
land is the Justifying cause for the
shooting of policemen.
"I was chaplain with tho American
soldiers and marines for a consider
able time. I attended to the spiritual
care of the soldiers, too. I know how
brave were Undo Sam's boys, but the
boys of Ireland are braver and more
determined in their fight for freedom.
They aro tn'oxo anxious that victory
should bo theirs they have resolved
that Ireland should bo free. Ireland's
sons are firm, they aro ready to die
rather than acknowledge England's
claim to tholr country.
"Thero is very little waving of flags
hero there is no singing of Wrap
the Greon Flag Round Me, but there
Is a determined purpose a sot jaw
a'firm resolve. No oho asks his neigh
bor if he is a Sinn iFelner, for every
one is a Sinn Folner now. People
understand ono another these days.
Old men, grayhalred old women, tot
tering withage, are ono with the
young and strong all Sinn dTeiners.
"Everywhere In County Cork bar
racks are burned to the ground,
courthouses are destroyed and the
police 'gone to swell their rnnks in a
highly fortified camp.
"The spy system of secret service
department of the Sinn Feiners Is
most remarkable. Every onan, wo
man and child lis a secret service
agent. Tho police in Cork since tho
shooting of Lord Mayor are about
"zero" in tho people's estimation. To
bo seen talking to a 'policeman in the
city today is to be looked upon as an
English spy. Even the English soU
dler is looked upon in not such n bad
or dark light, for the people say that
the English soldier joined in England
to defend her Interests, while the do-
lllcemcn Is an Irishman crushing his
.country.
J "I never thought that Ireland
! would become so united, her leaders
in the past were brave men, but they
had not thohold on the people that
binds them all together now.
I "There are two governments In Ire
land operating one visible, the oth
er invisible. The visible or English
government is ono operating with the
old of armed force, soldiers and po
lico, and without success; the other,
tho Sinn Fein, Is operating most mys
teriously, laws are enacted, Sinn Fein
". "t
PruimwKftiuu sunun piuintriy re-
teim .wtnedai;
L4JB-aj8tr,
lsfactbry manner.
"Today L dined with tho Most (Rev.
Danlol Cohalan, D. iD tho Bishop of
Cork. Ho discussed the condition of
TZfSSZ
the country and, expressed his confl
the war now being waged. "How
could it bo otherwise,' he declared,
i when the young men of Ireland aro
virtuous, sober, filled with high
ideals, and true to principle,'
1 "On the other hand I read today
Denis Kelley, D. D., Bishop of Ross
in Cork, in which ho states it is Idle
?? tiat,Tf0 f01 T? r EDg
Ljridiculea the .idea ol getting
"V " iiaan aipuuiiu. iiua ohuko
that tho case of Ireland is not a rell
gious ono, as some of the American
peoplo would havo us understand.
"Tho people In tho United States
havo not a true conception of the
true state of affairs in Ireland. Terror
lluo ""no uujra iu irciuuu. iwtur
"1IB 'III1UUK1I 'UIO WUUUJT, JV UUBBt
,. . tnitav 'linos tlln fntc
Does the states
u" :"rn "n
know that Germany has never treat
ed Belgium half so bad?' Tho peo
ple wonder if the United States wore
half sincere when tho rights of small
nations and democracy for tho world
played tho trump In tho days of tho
war. And tho Irish people, (how they
lovo America. They look upon it as
their great Ibenefactor, for every fam
ily has some relatives thero. But to
my great surprise young and old tell
'UJ "". "if for all smal nations
promise yet, lor an sniau nations
nio that America has not fulfilled her
havo not secured freedom.
"'Bishops whom Ihave met, priests,
. wha lByAmeilai solng to do?' It Is
idlo to tell them that we in America
'oueW Germany not to help England,
for they saw that America did fight
and finance England not only to fight
the Germans but to keep 250,000
EnBsh soldlarB ln Ireland r"8hflR
tho liberties of Ireland's people,
Marvelous la the Ml of Ireland,
Peopi0 no longr ,ln a senumental
,waSp0akof Ireland's hills and dolls,
but tney glve oniy faots and loglc
They taikbot the ,al mp(ea ln r,,.
kenny Idlo tecause England won't al-
lw ttem to be worked. They speak
of the mineral wealth undeveloped
are thlnklng of 60,000,000
poimda tho aro wpeiiod to pay to
the ,Eng,Hsh Govomment, Irelarid Is
changed( no j,aU hearted measures
will now do, but Ireland will change
n. - j,ort, ih Kvar-nmnni ia rin.
more hefore she comes free, for asng-
pj In irejand ja loath to lose the
r-hflB. ,nntrv. thouirh crushed, in
richest country, though crushed, in
tne oie world."
TRINITY COUNCIL.
. . . - .... . ...
Trlnity council, y. jh. 1., win en-
teTUln ltB &wibeTa md their friends
wlth a basket plcaIc outtng and
aMK!a Bext Thursday afternoon and
evening at Grote's Ga-ove ontheElgh-
RKTREATST?OR SISTER.
,rthr Ambrose, from he Sacred
Hatnetreat, wai this week ia St
Loute, whera be 4s grrtn retneaU.
a wtraMt for tke flbttrnw of SutmI
"Hmrt Acjeiny wUl be Wveh aoon
- t- , . - - , .
by one of the Pamienfa father,
IRELAND
Lloyd George Qlnforms Commons
There Will .Be ro Negotiations
Over Hill.
Sir Horace Plunkett SaySituatlon is
Most Alanning For Sixty
years.
Small Interest Excited by Tentative
Proposals Attributed to the
Premier.
LABOR FAVORS A CONFERENCE.
The British Government has no in
tention of withdrawing the Govern
ment of Ireland bill, Premier Lloyd
George stated in the House of Com
mons on Monday. It would press the
measure forward with all possible
speed when the House reassembled
after tho holiday recess, he added.
Reports that tho Government was
opening negotiations with representa
tives of tho Sinn Fein for tho pur
pose of reaching a compromise as to
the future rule of Ireand were set
at rest in the House by the Premier.
Ho was asked by Lord Robert Cecil
as to whether tho Government was
opening negotiations or pourparlers
with any section of Ireland and an
swered in tho negative.
Sir Horace Plunkett, founder of
the Irish Dominion League and lead
er of tho moderate Irish Nationalist
opinion, told a Newcastle audience
Saturday that tho situation in Ireland
Is more gravely alarming than it has
been within his knowledge of sixty
years. A similar viow is reiiectea Dy
the newspapers of both England and
Ireland of all shades of politics. It
found expression in all the speeches
of Thursday's discussions in the
House of Commons, oven Sir Edward
Carson declaring heTiad never known
anything like the state of anarchy
prevailing, and that "in tnree-auar-ters
of Ireland tho British Govern
ment has been entirely beaten." ,SIr
Harmar Greenwood. Chief Secretary
for Ireland, warned the country to
brace itself against a bitter period in
Irish history.
Both from Premier 'Lloyd George's
statement to the labor delegation
Thursday- and ,from Sir llamar's
speech it is considered apparent that
the Government regards that assart
ing of .the iways as. having sween
reached. One road leads toward ne
gotiation with the Sinn Feia on, .the
Ts" of a 'abttWfoniWrliHsf Trwer'
ment, while the other apparently
leads toward the bitter period which
Sir Hamar forsees, with mere ol-
dlers and stricter laws f or repression,
foremost among them one for the
trial of criminals fcy summary courts,
and the giving up of attempts to in
duce Jurymen to answer to a sum
mons, i
There aro two extreme factions in
Ireland now, the Orangemen of the
North, who insist upon maintaining
the Irish system as it is, and the Sinn
Feiners, who demand independence.
Between these policies lies the mid
dle course of dominion government
with Ulster excluded, which Premier
Lloyd Goorgohas declared he is will
ing to consider. It 4b understood
that James Henry Thomas, Labor
member of tho House of Commons,
and other laborltes will forwatd tho
Premier's plain hint to bring the Sinn
Fein leaders Into a conference. That,
however, would mean throwing over
board tho principal plank of the Sinn
Feiners' platform, which is an inde
pendent republic.
Tho. Dublin correspondent of the
London Times, who is the editor of
tho principal Southern Unionist
newspaper, the Irish Times, today
urges the dominion foTm of govern
ment. He writes: "The vast ma
jority of Irishmen would wolcome
any reasonable and honorable escapo
from their present situation. Thoy
are standing on tho edge of a volca
no." Tho correspondent expresses
tho belief that the author of domin
ion homo rule for twenty-six coun
ties would find favor with all moder
ate Irishmen and says the mass of
Southern Unionists aro anxious for
such an offer without delay. Tlie
chief factor operating to bring Irish -affairs
to a head is the latest phase
of warfarc 'that of retaliation. The
events of tho past few days have
Bhown that when assassinations occur
it means an outbreak of revenge Dy
the other party, In which peaceable
people suffer. Thoro is no prediction
how far these outbreaks may go.
Small interest has lueen excited in
Ireland by tho tenatlve proposals at
tributed to Mr. Lloyd George regard
ing dominion home tuIo with theipar
tlclpatiou of six Ulster counties. The
Associated Press correspondent has
seen several politicians of furious
views and all agree that there k no
immediate prospect or a setuemeni
in that direction. Sir Horace and his
followers declared their belief that a
firm offer of dominion rule for all of -Iiand.
leaving the Ulster position
for adjustment within Ireland, might
have a chance, but sold the offer must
be definite and authoritative. Most
members of this section sa4d wey re
lieved the feuickest way out of the
difficulty would be-iheSetablktoment
of a statutory elective convention of
all Irishmen Trlth the ipower to set
tle their own, constitution.
CHAPLAIN KELLEY INJUR!).
The Rev. father Praneis KeMey,
of 'SHbany, N. Y National Chaplain
of the American Legion, who waa the
"fluting chaplain" of the. 27th Divi
sion overseas, was injured eerionsly
In an automobile accident' m St.
Louis on Monday.'" Tather KeHejr was
taken' to a hospital suffering ftcom
internal injuries received when
harled out ef an automobile.
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