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Central Catholic-Advocate (Newspaper) - April 14, 1881, Nelson, New Hampshire at the Poetoffice at u Second Class fBURGH For the week ending April f Easter Mark Easter Easter Of the Of the Of the 3 Baltimore Of the dispatch announcing the Most Archbishop of is to be appointed Papal Lega tee for came from Enough said dont believe it till we hear Rome is not in of a feather flock to Arthur who started an opposition tour to the fat and frail Edith OGormau in exposing the secrets of the Confes was robbed by his agent Catholic of Co appeared last week en Jarged and printed on new an in of well deserved The Columbian is one of our most valued and we extend our congratulations on its mmn np Spiritual Foehan V Cherry street 1 87 2 88 3 89 4 90 5 91 6 92 7 New 93 94 9 95 96 10 11 Wis 18 16 Bowline 18 19 1H4 20 21 22 23 35 2 30 44 Ky 45 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 65 56 97 Fort 98 99 ICO 101 102 Fort 103 inj 105 106 107 108 Terre Tenn Shoal HI Ind Treasurerar Branch 20 only paid for 55 membefi t date of conse quently thegrjad only There has been one addition since to making the membership The question of a medical examiner for tbe entire as also a reserve will be up at the next These are two laws that ought to for the perpetuation of the order de pends upon A asks as to send him a copy of tbe supreme We have but the has them which he will sell at per Economy is but this Branch carries it too An amendment offered to Supreme I Constitution is that tbe supreme offi cers be ineligible unless they can write the English and German This is offered by a German Branch whose secretary is unable to write Eng Since last week the following ad ditional delegates to the have been reported 150 Joseph 44 Joseph 52 166 and alternate John 127 75 John T Cray 37 Edwin Branch recently elect ed chancellor of the Galveston Spiritual Director and The Branch numbers Tbe Bishop Dubois kindly approved and recom mended tbe establishment of the or ganization in his episcopal city and throughout his extensive Branch 75 elected on Sunday to represent it at the comingSupreme The Southern Branches are solicitous to send repre sentative members to expound their views on tbe momentous questions which must necessarily be discussed in July and Branch 75 may well congratulate itself on choosing a prac tical and filly representative delegate in the person of Professor Tbe besides holding onerous and bonorable positions in connection with Bishop Gross is an associate of the New York and Georgia legal April membership of branch 39 numbers 43 at and three applications at last April We expect to increase our membership to 75 by quite a number having signi fied their intention of joining inthenear So you see our branciils in ah encouraging bad hut one deathin bur branch since its organization in 1879 that one being who died on the 10th of last month from an attack of typhoid John Cray croft will represent us in the Supreme Council to be held jat in TulvJijexfthfcgavingbegttfelecteddele Sate IBMarchr J38 59 60 61 New Go BS 65 66 67 68 69 70 Minn Richmond Kansas M Green 71 Tenn 72 73 74 75 76 W 77 Ind 78 79 Little Ark 180 81 82 33 84 85 166 St Any or other ed nsed by Branches and not fnrntoned by the Supreme Council can be bad br addressing this GEOBGE Comer of fourth id Jefferson Is now able to all orders for of and STAMPING Joseph member of Branch died on the of writes We have only fif teen are we entitled to a representative James of aged 48 died on the injuries received while pbnpling cars at the bridge says that color is no bar to a mans eligibility to true but can a colored man run successfully the ballot gaunt let Assessment 45 has been called on the deathof 44 John and 82 46 on the deaths of Franz and Thomas i i In our issue ofMarch 31 we gave the membership of Branch 46 as it should have been and 45 should md K instead of The Supreme Ifotices for theNational per capita tax of five cents per adult member will be sent to our societiesnext Seven of the societies have not yet remitted the Diocesan It is hoped that there will be more promptness in this Patricks society met last Sunday The installation of officers was deferred till next The society will approach Holy Commun ion in a body at the 7 oclock next which the pledge will be Members will meet in the ball at At a meeting of the executive com mittee of the C of the Arch diocese of held recently at Boston College ways and means decided upon to provide for the enter tainment of delegates to the national convention of Catholic Total Absti nence to be held in 4 and 5 The last annual convention was held at and the convention in Boston will em brace five hundred delegates from all parts of the The convention will be held at Boston and the programme for the first doy embraces a Solemn Pontifical Mass at the at which Archbishop Williams will after which preliminary business will be in On the second day the delegates will attend a Solemn Requiem Mass in be half of deceased mem bers at the Church of tbe Immaculate after which the convention will elect officers and proceed with general and on the third day the business will be Hugh Roe ODonnell of South Boston will The rer ception of tbe delegates is in the hands of a which Mc Kenna is and John Duggan and nothing will be leit undone to the visit of the delegates from abroad a pleasant The programme of the visitors embraces a drive in the an excursion down tbe a gathering at Faneuil and a re ception and musical and literary enter tainment at Boston College The arrangements for the convention will be completed by the Convention of Catholic Total Abstinence Societies of to be held at Woburn on Fast LAND In the PATKICKS BRANCH meets next Sunday evening at 8 The committee appointed to invite Judge Jackson waited upon that He accepted the and will be present end address the branch nest Sunday THE Executive Committee request parish branches to holdtheir regular meetings as follows Louis Ber first Sunday in each afternoon Sacred first evening second afternoon second Sun evening Sun third evening fourth afternoon Church of Our fourth SECRETARIES of all the branches in the city are requested to send prompt ly to Secretary of the Executive 145 West Jefferson a statement showing 1 the number of 2 the num ber of 3 the numberof chil 4 amount of money received to and 5 the names of the in their respective IBONSIDES Cecilia Branch met last Sunday Several names were added to the monthly dues and addresses committee was appointed to invite McDsroiott to address the next meeting on the second Sunday in when Cecilias Dramatic Club will also favor thebranch with some select music and SACKED HEART held an enthusiastic meeting last Sunday ev Several names were added to the and 05 dues Jacques and delivered addresses which were heartily The Glee Club sang several Irish which were well The meet ing wasan interesting and the Sacred Heart Branch is composed of members determined to push the and make their branch one of the largest in the Letter from Father Editor Central Catholic Advocate As yon in your last issue that I was a member of the Lebanon Branch of the Land I suppose not hesitate to correctyonr I decline to have anything to do with the Land April Discretion It is gratifying to Irishmen in all parts of the world to behold the course leader of the taken vthe bid and mettibd of fighting It longbeen the contemplated policy of Charles Stewart Parnell to enlist the sympathies the English and Scotch peasantry in this legisla tive agitation for peasant and be has now He defines the question as restricted to the Irish tenantry but of vital im portance to the English and Scotch in a less suffer no sooner than they Land but until i are entitle Sraversity show itself peried by Tbe ifers are riot infallible it a very grievous abandon they Bdence and Not over the ngjn it being something ment finds its since there is However time excuse for castle author n of information done nothing to excite and even this is re England is jurying the Goyern ivery The spirit Ireland is too stern and i way in tbe face of and people alike have minds to win in this jjfanda man more or less t in prison is not suf mes to make them As an evidence be stated that the of the nd League was ar pectable farmers of lately signified their le Ken nys VVhas been taken by the while tbe vice 3L filled by the p show what appre the action of the people have already Kennys spring and guardians have after his chil As in it was in where the earnest secretary of had been position was scarcely vacantMforigfrwas filled In tbe has been nominated as a poor law guar Wthe way in which Ire land baa takeup the gauntlet thrown by Forster flill JEugland quie coercio nobody OR there mw anditis ities are which give Parn attention garded wj easily Impr ment pu abroadjtt determines made great taken ficfentl alter of thisJii moment1 Castle readiness tp howe Arthurl MGilly ciation l Governmj commem work on been appbii i at at County John sa follows passes at and if it passes month of OT Irish Coercion hearxJJ ot pass until the although the ill I vote urgency for not vote AtQtbey to bejurned ide do themf wberi we casl perhaps into the workhouse withtheir Whatgood will the Land Bill which is to be passed next July do them Ovei and over again in Parlia ment we asked the if Ihey would pass to pass a short bill stopping evictions until the Land Bill was iu as we to give to the farmer who has now an ejectment notice in his house the chance of getting the benefit the laws that for centuries have oppressed the tenantry of Great Britain must and will be It is not the people of Ireland against England which has caused this agita tion to expand into such formidable proportions it is a question of broader embodying the principles of nations and imperiling tee rights of Tbe animosities of the like sectarian have and it is now the Irish and English tenant against the Irish and English He by word or would endeavor to resuscitate the buried dissensions of the or arouse the dark spirit that too long stood between those who like are allied in the same noble ia no friend to The National Land League is opposed to any measures that require other than legitimate action by the Irish Home Boy tons case was presented to the Senate last week by a petition from New York and New butowing to objections from ol Mas sachusetts and other no ac tion was Parnell has received a telegram Tom assuring lim of the sympathy of the Irishmen n that colony with the Irish A ranch of the Land League baa been brmed and a remittance to the funds k on its Shaw and If those jroodfornotbing Shaw and and others like wereousted from Parlia and courageous and honest men sent in their therewould be greater probability of a speedy Shaw has proved himself a coward in his conduct towards and should hide himself for very When Parnell was absent in and it was thought he would not re Shaw came out with bitter de nunciation of the but since Par nellfe return he has been mute as a Smyth is a man of fine natural talents and good a powerful and ready he might have given Irelands cause great and of the Land Bill that we promised so much from over and over We were refused although we proved that if the bill was not passed and evictions were not stopped that five families at least would be hurled out on the or that they were threatened with and would be deprived of all the bene fit under the Land Act if it ever Still that was denied to and the farmers were taught a lesson which they ought to have learned before that the only place they had to look for protection was tbe National Land League of I will give you an instance of how this great central organization Last week in thexCounty far away in a most inhuman evic tion took Nine families were thrown out upon the roadside on the estate These families were and one of the agents of the Land League visited them three days were He distributedrelief amongst got them and bade them live in watch their notwithstanding that the police had gone every day and ordered them to quit the locality for fear they might away some of the other ten ants taking the Groans for tbe we have eiven these poor families the means of living within sight of the from which they were cast We have taught them to knowithat it was the men of the South laif their and by everv means we shall draw together the Protestants of the North and the Catholics the When they know that in their diffl culty the baud of Connaugbt and the hand of Munster is held welcome but he was either too Uhem from and their farms forthem until they WCJlTUUiC UUU JJC InJU cowardly lazy to do and he became an of a keeping a betterman but of Par The constituencies of these men Shaw and and they care not a fig for Ire lands interests so longas they do not carry the Parnell and his col leagues have made great personal sac rifices for the cause of thedowntrodden starving people starving for food on a naturally rich through the tyranny of their conduct heretofore has been such entitle a liberal share of con When they prospered in their people were willing bask in the sunshine of their bat can get Irish people will ho longer be divided into Catholics and Green they see the men of Munster come aid they will come to tbe Land League to and they will be to aid tbemen pfrMunster when they are struck arrayed against are backing of ilrish land lordism j there is way in the and people of emancipate tbemsel from this and that Aforces inst the people of Ireland East and one mighty organ ization which will include all the man hood of Ireland who are not A voic Cromwells If the people will adhere to the policy of the League no Coercion Act can break down the power of the No Coercion Act can make it possible to levy raakrents if the people stand firm to the policy of passive resistance which we have pointed out to The more the Government oppressed the people the more will the public sentiment of America rise up behind us to strengthen our the more will the money of our friends and banished kinsmen in America be poured in to aid the National Land League in its I will shallT advSe the Irish ten ante to strike off the rents of the land the more the Coercion Act is put in force in my opinion the lower ought to be the rent which the tenants should pay Lat your re solve then be by every I leave it to your own ingenuity of your committee to devise the you must be active and stirring and not asleep over the by every means which Is within the law to ob struct the landlords in their attempts to levy uujnst to stand to make on each estate a fair not to go back on your not to touch a farm from which an honest man lias not to buy goods which are sold for a rack and not to speak to any nor allow your children to speak to any man who breaks If you stick to that policy and hiese principles you will find that the Land Lsague will be tri and that landlordism with the two Coercion Acts in its right will find itself as powerless and as de feated as it has been during the past eighteen The Charge i gainst James The following vindication by Father Cronin appears in tbe Buffalo Catholic Union of Thursday last According to we publish in this weeksUuion the name of our in formant for the statement we recently made regarding James As may be seen from the appended our authority was none other than Lawrence of the national treasurer of he Irish Land of the United What especially startled us in tbe reverend gentlemans disclosure was tbe party named as his who one of Parnells most intimate friends1 and who doubtless must baa good reason for the trouble and expenseof jyatch ing Father Walshs letter ia notas direct could have We feel obligation of secrecy initbe explicitly then Stephens was for bouri9losetedwith JhfiJBritish CohsnL so to this one of cells tmost intimate friends by a specially liired Father Walsh may not have intended the information for publication but we confidently submit to an intelligent public with the statement ting on authority so excellent was not a duty we owed to the Irish people of the United States to publish what we At all our skirts are The appended letter sufficiently exon erates us from coining thestory against James Whether common opinion is correct in discrediting the speciallyemployed detectives we shall leave to the considerations of All we ask is that those on ac count of what we so bitterly denounced us through the public prints will now do us the simple justice to set us right oefore their We shall await developments and should we find it necessary in our own justifica tion to publish other names and au we shall freely do This is Father Walshs letter CONN March To the Uuffalo Catholic Union I find it necessary to state that I con veyed the information to Father Crooin regarding James I did not intend that it should be used for but Father seeing the efforts made to give out the impression that Stephens was in Paris to help along the Irish thought it necessary and proper to do what he could to expose he well was a vast fraud on our peo On the night of December be ing in one of Parnells most intimate friends re quested me to write to him to put him on bis guard against said stating that a private detective had been watching for over two and found him quite frequently calling on the Englisn Consul in New The same information was given still later to other On investigating the matter more I find it to be the common opinion that my informant was LAWRENCE Violation of of the greatest crimes that has been laid at the door of the Irish Land League is the accusation that it teaches the violation of contracts by the peas Archbishop McCabe hints at this charge the English papers proclaim and or dodo from New bronijht it in his recent har For the benefit of those who may imagine that the Land League is guilty of all that is alleged against it in this it will be advantageous to refer to a case which the pariah priest of gives of the contract system in his One Lord Asuton lately bought for one way is to I an estate in that part of the and noon taking possession of he forthwith sent his agents around amoruj the peasantry to announce that rents were A new lease wasoffered the tenants which they were commanded to sign within three days under pain of The increase of the rentals was about ten per of the former and made the to be payed about twice the In many of unfor tunate who bad no other al signed the luan would naturally do that and hope foe the best sooner than bis family thrown out on the Bat would any casuist hold into was thus is or blame hits if by every means in bis en deavored to free himself from its obli gations In many other cases which Father Finn cites the matter shows in worse In the same district a Perry acquired property eighteen years ago upon which the rents have been raised four or five different From 28 shillings an acre the rate went up to Five years when leases the tenants were notified to A bailiff then came and invited them to the agents where they were told to sign new leases without the privilege of reading or Of course the new leases raised the and the tenant might sign them or refuse at his No wonder that John Dillon says the publication of facts like which are to be found everywhere in would settle completely the question of freedom sanctity of We wonder how long the accusers of the Land League would consider them selves bound if they were made the victims of such a villainous system as With rents from 100 to 200 per above a fair is it to be thought strange if the slave of a forced agreement endeavors to free himself from a contract whose clauses hedge him on every hand and almost yearly eorapel him to beg for his fWeekiy Land League The J League had re mitted to April The TwentySecond Ward New have remitted to April Minnesota has 30 branches of the and there are still a few more counties to hear The Ladies Branch at Central R have forwarded 8900 to Treasurer at TheTwentieth New a public meeting April and added SiTnamestoftstoll by the branch Land in New York an last passed resolutions of sympathy and encouragement to the Irish peo and denunciation of English mis rule in The branch at completed their organization last Sun with a good James Burbe was elected and The Ladies Land of Wor organized last Novem ber makes the following financial re port to March 30 80 expended for lectures and 5559 26 remitted to S700 to the in treasury 298 The movement is still progressing in A new branch of 74 mem bers was recently organized at Liver The branch at Oakland remit ted The Patrick Day cele bration in San Francisco netted for the League the Em mitt celebra tion It has been decided to have the Land League of divided into parish with a central hall for the general and to meet as often as members of each branch deem A committee of including the for each wai appointed by the President to organize the Even whose proscription by the Land League gave rise to the term with his fam sought refuge in this and has gone to The free air of tte United where tenants are at least equal to the landlords before the may have beneficial effort on Boycott and make a good citizen of him in Treasurer Na tional Land acknowledges re ceipts from March 26 to from Rhode New Massachu New New Michigan and The total amount remitted by Father Walsh to Treasurer Eagan is Thus far the receipts by Father Walsh have been chiefly from the Eastern States where the movement is older from the West and South tbe receipts have as yet been In the Far West the money is generally sent direct to Treasurer Eagan in Paris and many of the Ladies Leagues send their money direct to the Ladies Central Committee in It is a fair es timate to put the total amount thus far contributed in this country at and the work has but begun iu the central part of the where tbe membership and contributions are but very little has as yet heen owing to thef ack of thorough the branches generally their funda till their organ ization is
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