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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta II, 1018 '.KrimilHXilC IJA1LV IIBHALI) PACK thn penally by political obliteration, 1 pic wilti tear of for In BC'Hptlon t'eln. Dublin ne they admit, In ovent o[ an limntil-1 Ijoih Xorlli ami Souili liiey Bay llio lua gone Our people love ialo ,-clccllon, not moro lliau usven llrlllBh Oovcniuinil never kept a'liolllles. TUcy will loin a neiv party Nullomilltla will lio returned to or enforced a throat'.when II you make 'hurrah' enough. They Differ In Almost Everything From the English, Father 0'Flu.tiiiean (Special Staff Correspondence of Montreal Gazette.) Dublin, October a dingy tmllillug In llarcourl street, nenr He. Smiilien'B Green, are to lie met the Blnn Keln'lenders, or at leant lliojc ol Uiem-wlio are not In fall. On Hie ground floor la tho Sinn Fein bant. Ireland was concerned, and ce'rlulnly lovu gatherings and to listen to talk. Iho wobbling on ronscrlptlvn Jusll- Our farmers at lioart arc not Blnn HOP tlila Harsh crllli-lsni. Hut It In Felners. but llicy like the eicllement. yel powerful anil will destroy tins It Ir, disappearing and will Boon he Nationalists or Constitutional pnrty gono." for ft lime. 'j'ljo Irish Constabulary en- Sinn Fehl leaders are mostly Meal- fore-ing the law. To .he credit ol [pis. They arc slooped In IMeh IHIs splendid body "-of men It can history wllh llltlo knowledge of tho be Blld that Sinn Fein propaganda world. Arnonr; Ihe xhuol teachers 'lid not make headway In tlielr ranks, and younger 1-lerey arc found Its' Kut even lliouRli Blnn Fein will thief aposlles. Iledinond, whoso disappear, at prtiti-nt It h a iillglily name Is reveled 'among all force In Ireland. The very fear ol IrlBhinc.n, Is ;is Harshly condemned Sinn Fein, dominance; lias made many ion, Nationalists, wlirj fcavo Interests In Probably sixty cf them will he elect- tho country, lukewarm In advocacy cd lo Parliament. Their policy la df Immediate home rule Local self- ice. They prefer going wllh Iho moh bo abstention. Nationalists say government no-i would mean Sinn to rousing Its antagonism by oiipoal-j that Ilils will lie their downfall. When govcrrfmfnt, and wllh Its Ideal tlon. Tiio (IrHt ciipoi tunily Use J (hat downfall will c-ome remains to iEtlc. Impracticable leaden, the solid farmers will desert from Sinn Fein. Ilia seen, lint, at present, they have. liuslnesfl men, Irrespective or party Westminster. Blnn Fein will cany! most of Iho constituencies and wllh cnntlldatc-a who ate In prison. "Why are IHe turiuors Blnn Fein- crs? They own Iholr own farmr, nro well lioused, aro making money. Why should lliuy seek to bring cliaoa whore peace and plenty was a question Jasked noveral National- ists and Southern Unionists. Invariably tho answer was Ihe same. Our fanncri aro not at heart Sinn lut the farm laborer and the farmers' who fear conscription, who Have loo much sinn Fein as Kir Kdward Caisi lillo time, Intimidate Uio Mnnur. Our are guilty o[ moral coward- Dublin Cenlrfl of Worst Form Dublin IB now the centre of the ivorat forai of Sinn Kcln. In Clar.? more fanner Nationalists In their. prefer to wall until thlj mania rll> than remain In Ihe old party npnrm. rather tban risk tho incv am', In ai.ldlllon, have captured Ihe tlie secaui floor Ihe odicca ind above.Hut l> larger room whcrf young Irishmen gather to dcnounct the Kngllsh and dream of a republic with an "all for Ireland splrll' throughout tho laud. Sinn make llltlo concealment ol their real object, -the complete separation (roio Great Britain. Since dc Valera anl his chief lieutenants wore Imprisoned Cha moving spirit In Sinn Fein Is.Father O'Flauaiian, and ho, wltli tho secre- tary'of tho organliatlon, Mr. Dolaud, and Mr, O'Meara, a farmer National- ist M. P-, courteously received Ihe. correspondent ot The. Qazcttc and expressed their willingness lo ox- plain their aspirations. "Who you seen since you have been In Ihey asked. ilt that up to that time.Interviews hod been wllh South- ern'Unionists, Nationalists and offi- cials! thoy say about It was ft difficult question to answer, but'the frankness of other Irishmen gaye a confidence In replying: "Thoy you aro but insane." Tho'-Hrco Sinn'Fein leaders laugh- ed heartily aud Father O'Flanagan nswered: '.'Wo Might Justly reUlrt ttlat. Ihey sane but Insincere." The criticisms' so frequently nlnda of Irish political parties that they nro Impracticable and do not live In the present SCCDJ to huvo IrrlUtoi tho Sinn Fein, and Father O'flana- ean and his colleagues strongly re- Eontcd such conimeal. Thoy devoted much lime ciplalnlne Ihat thoy do- alred.on Improved Ireland from Fin economic, standpoint, even uiora than pDllllcal regeneration, but that the former was only possible throuirh iho latler. "Would you accept dominion homo rule as a It was Mr.'O'Meara who answered: "Can you offer ns "No, I nin not tho government, but many Ihink that such a form of gov- ernment would he satisfactory lo Ireland." nro'offered ft we-Trill "give our'answer. Is Ihat not a sat- isfactory replied the. former Nationalist. H was suggested that such f, po- sition might be logical In'lrelan-J, but would not be considered satin- f jclory In North America. What .Sinn Fein "What do jou really was the next query. It was Father O'Flanagan who an- swered: "Ranlairy and economically, we believe wo have tha to national seH-dclermlnallan. We- cllf- ft.- In almost everything from the l-'nglish. Wo have never submlltcd --l'_i .KnfUsh IrelaDd_.'has .been In constant opposition to English" authority from the day Strongbow larirted hero. The Enslhh ilestrovcd ocr Industrialism and iricl to es- tliigulsh our national life." He devoted considerable llmo lo tracing llicMiistory of tho frish nco- early clvlllzallon, and Iho numerous rebellions against EngUsh tulhorlty. "How do you propose to attain this rlghl of national self-dctermtna- "Tho olhcr nations of tho world will secure It for us. They aro giving It lo Iho Poles, Ciecho-Slovaks and Jngo-Slavs, and our right Is greater tian theirs." "But your attitude during tho war I compared with that 6( Iho people you mentioned might prejudice yonr was suggested, bill fouud llt- tletrcdcnco where It Is believed Ihat the Irish problem la the world's great Issue. The Sinn Ftln leaders complained hilterly harsh treatment of the revolutionaries ot April, 1916 and of tho continued Imprisonment of their compatriots without a Irlnl The treatment of political prliDners was characterized ns Inhuman and brutal and Ihey declared the right ot free speech had been taken away from Irishmen. Proximity to Britain should not, they n deter- mining factor In deciding their poll- ilcal fnluro. Sinn Fein Is llio dominant rmM- [cal party In Ireland today. It ll (eared more by tho Natlor.sllst; Iho Ulsterltos. 31! real strength dates fk-om Ihe rebellion In Dublin In 1916. Vrevlous lo that Sinn 'Fein while II it following among; the young men In the Weal and South, ridiculed In Dublin. Tho Dub- Un rebellion WAS born and developed Ihe an-ful Bourns of this city. Kren now iua degradation, iinii ig- nortnce In'certain sections beart- rcndios. Sinn' Fein led these unfor- tunate people Into the uprising. Then !hn stupidity of the Brit- ish Government. with Its iiDdao harshness at one moment wllh ridiculous weakness at another, g Pnblln to Sldn Fein, destroyed the Nillonallst parly find gayo physical fom control whero formerly con molhoiis pniTaiieil. Tho >fallonallstl parly was lo lilame In many respects. They Ignored the young ruon and Sinn Fein ap- pealed to them. Many of John Tted- mond'9 supporlcri wcro Inllmidaled hlo hampering hU cITorls to secure and Kerry and oilier former centres! O'niicnKos :ind Iho labor organize a slroug hand lias brousM order, If j tlona of tlie large southern (owns, jiot voluntary accenlimce of orderly In Kony, which was one. of Ibo conditions. Shu: Fein Is at the 1 chief Sinn Fein districts, a prom- zcnltli of Its power. Hut leaders' inciiit mi-cchant gave thla explana- cnnnot any longer terrorize Iho pco- lion of Slnu Fein. "It was con- UiiUa chaos whk-h. would follow 1'rln administration. T. II. I1LACKLOCK. Inlluenza Is rr-vlving at Oa Edinon'on. The Lyceum Fancy hearing some of tho best musical talent on the American continent for only 75 cents. Fancy hearing Irvln S. Cobb, the great- est reporlcr In Ihe world, and one of the greatest humorists, for only 76 cents. You will be lo do Hilt In Lellibrldge Ihls win- ter. That la what Iho Lyceum sys- tem me-aus. It brings -artists llkii these to your door for a very nom- inal sum. a season ticket foi- tho four attractions which are coming to Lcllibrldge, and the first of wlllch Is on Tuesday night next at'the The Eoa- son ticket 1s {3 only, or at Ihe rate of only 75c a performance. Single tickets will cosl you fl.5ij. Of course you will be glad to pay alone to hear Cobb. But get a llcket and get all tho attracllon; for that Bum, In other places people pay ?a and more for Cobb. Ilut tho Lethbrldgc committee Is making it clioapor by tho season ticket. But IheEo will bo avail able only till next.Tuesday iilgbL So GOT OKK TODAY. 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