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Digital page images are linked to the text file. r q KENTUCKY IRI H AMERICAN VOLUME IiNO 2 LOUISVILLE SATURDAY MARCH 4 1899 PRICE FIVE CENTS DR KENNY Urges Unity of Effort and Talks I for Independence of the Irish People Not What the English People Will Give but Mint Irish People Want No Half Way Concessions but Nothing Less Than Homo Rule IRISH INDEPENDENT LEAGUE At the meeting of the Irish Independent league February 7 Dr J E Kenny presided and addressed the league He said nothing was foreshadowed of a very exciting character as far us Ireland was concerned in the coming session of Parliament Last year the Local Govern ment Bill was before Parliament If the people of Ireland worked time Act in a proper spirit it would become a great instrument of good Defective though it was in many respects it could be worked for the advantage of the country One effect of the measure if carried out prop erly would be to strengthen the demand for home rule They no longer noticed the insulting remarks in the Queens speech congratulating her subjects on the peaceful condition of Ireland No allu lion had been made in the speech to read justment of the financial relations between Great Britain and Ireland That indi cated that the Government lad made up their mind not to deal with the financial relations and not in any way to disturb the gross system of robbery carriedoaby England But the Government could be compelled to deal with the question by the exercise of force That force could be exercised by organization at home and through their Parliamentary representa tives in Parliament It was a duty of every man who pretended to represent Ireland to strive with his best efforts to compel the English Government to disgorge their illgotten wealth from this country and put an end at once to the r system of robbery- It seemed to him inexplicable that at the recent conference a section of the Irish representatives althoughjnvitedJU the meeting cognizant of what was to bet done there aud knowing well that their t opinions and prejudices would be respected thought fit to absent themselves He did not know whether or not Mr Dil lons abstention foreshadowed the event papersliedfirst step in the completion of the polit ical suicide which lie commenced the day P t he betrayed Parnell and which would find consummation when he disappeared out of public life Certainly it was not the act of a patriotic man The absten tion of Mr Dillon from that meeting pre sented the spectacle ofa disunited party on this question When a demand for redress Would be made the English peo pie could say You are not united as to whether there is a financial grievance to be remedied He could not conceive a more unpatriotic attitude than that taken up by Mr Dillon or one more generally detrimental to the cause of Ireland Of I course if it foreshadowed his retirement it would have no significance But if the retirement was a nolle episcopal if it was meantas he believed it wasto show his followers how badly hey could do without hint his abstention would have deep significance t Pressure could not be brought to bear iorganizationigot anything but by agitation Ireland should make herself a thorn in the side of the English before she would be lis tened to It was the duty of every man I to joiu the agitation for the redress of the financial grievances There was no greater question before the Irish people at the present moment It was a question on which all Irishmen could go for ward shoulder to shoulder There were as good Irishmen who were riot National istsin this agitation as any who lived within the four seas of Ireland and noth ing should induce Nationalists to hold aloof from these men when they saw them working to redress this grievance He appealed to then to make this agitation so strong that the British people would have to listen to their demand In that way although they had not a united party the question would be forced into prominence He welcomed the allusion in the Queens speech to primary and technical education for Ireland The whole energies of their people were req dered less effective and In a great measure nugatory owing to the want of pri niary education and technical education Etfen If they had primary education they would be desperately handicapped through the want of technical education The promised bill on this subject was the outcome of the inquiry of the Receiss Committee which was presided over by Horace Plunkett There had been a good deal of talk on the subject of University education and while he admitted that something ought to be done he consid JBredthe subject of primary and technical education was far to advance of tbd Uat o Veitity question For everyone wanting a ttniveriity training there were twenty who required m primary and technical education While all lover of freedom in this copatrydidnot oppose any m6ve5 meat for y tettUiment of the Upiveralty J O C question he thought the Government should have warning that if their efforts at University education were to produce n glorified ecclesiastical seminary under the bishops and priests they would have none If there was to be n Catholic Uni versity it should be a university governed by the laity Any other university would be a mockery a delusion and n snare He entirely agreed with Mr Balfours recent speech on the subject where he said it was the demand of the Irish people and not the cry raised by the Hug lish people that should be attended to He thought Mr Balfour would soon come to the conclusion that home rule should be granted because Ireland demanded it Referring to the recent elections he said that on the whole they had every reason to look upon the result with satisfaction The great lesson to be derived from them was the necessity for organization He strongly urged upon them the necessity of having a branch of the Independent League in every ward of the city Par nelllsm was he declared the true religion in politibs and anything else was corrupt heresy He advocated the extension of the city boundaries and asked everybody who had leisure to attend the meeting in the Mansion House The first year of his coronershlp 400 cases were reported to him and last year the number had swelled to COO Sudden deaths occurred principally among the laboring classes The reason of this was that the working men crowded Into the houses that were vacated by city business men who went to live in the townships and sometimes from seven to ten families resided in these houses that were originally built for one Without the city the townships would die in a week He agreed that every attention should be paid to the prejudices and wants of the townships If the intelligent men of the townships came together he did not see why they shouldnot be able to come to some amicable settlement with the city representa tives lie hoped that before twelve months they would see Dublin embracing an area that would contribute towards the greatest efficiency and the greatest good of the community MACKIN COUNCIL Harry Thorpe and Louis Smith were initiated at the last meeting Our Lady Council No220 consolidat ed with Mackin Council at the last meet ing through which Mackin Council adds about fifty names to the already large list ofmembers The many friends of John Huebner will be pleased to hear that he is fast re covering from a severe spell of sickness He Stheonly ntemnber ofIlackinaCoim- cil at present on the sick list While in Limerick a few evenings ago the writer was asked about that sixth annual outing of Mackin Council and he takes this method of informing the many friends of the council in Limerick that they can make preparations to go on June 13 which is the second Tuesday II The Young Ladies Auxiliary will give t a reception to the council and its friends Friday evening March 17 The ladies have recently refurnished the parlors at the clubhouse and within the next few J days they will add twentyfive volumes of the works of wellknown authors to l the already large library J 1 A large crowd attended the meeting ofII Mackin Council held last Tuesday even ing Rev Father McFadden entertained I the boys with a short talk on Ireland Father McFaddens home is in Ireland but he is on a visit to this country to col j lect funds for the purpose of erecting a cathedral in Donegal county Ireland A lecture will be given by Father McFad den under the auspices of Mackin Coun cil some date between March 10 and 21 Father McFaddens subject will beI Irelandas It Is Today Being an interesting talker he is sure to have 4I large crowd of the sons of old Erin pres ent at his lecture JOSEPII ORIMES DEAD Joe Grimes one of the best known men in the West End died last Sunday aged 34 years He was born in the house in which he died at 1458 High avenue He was educated in St Patricks schools i j lIe was prominent in politics working I earnestly and actively for his friends and though some considered Lien rough and 1I spoke illy of him he was a man of ster ling worth kind hearted and charitable I and among those who really knew him he was esteemed and respected His I enemies if they were really such were due to his activity in politics and not to I any injustice or wrong he ever did to anyone I He was a prominent member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians No 1 and was ever foremost in any move to relieve the poor or suffering He died of ase vere cold hastened no doubt by serious internal injuries about a year ago received in a collision of his buggy andII train near Thirtieth and High His I I death was unexpected as no one but his family knew of bis serious illness His popularity was attested by the crowds which visited his home and attended the funeral from St Patricks Church Tues day morning He was a devoted husband and father and leaves a ife and three small children Thomas aged 6 y arsIt harry aged 3 and Catherine aged 1- A 1 1 COMlXd BANTAM j A new aspirant for pugilistic honors has appeared in the field in the person of Mike Cavanaugh who is a bantam pro tege of John L Sullivan of Magnolia street Idly manager Dennia Taugtieyi says lie would like to arrange a match for him with either K1411J HetHMUy or1 Johnate Chwwkat105 pounds ThOM wild have seep WM box aay that the youiigtter ii n Icomerj t Loh THE FILIPINOS A Sketch of the Native Tribes and Inhabitants of the- 1hilippincJylai i The Traits of Character Habits Superstitions mul Their Modes of Living They Marry Early the Wife Managing1 lien Own Property i ABOUT THE WOMEN OP MANILA Cor St Louis PostDispatch The natives of the islands arc a branch of the Malay race mill nay be divided into three large groupsthe Tagalogs the Visayos and the Sulus eacli group subject to modifications and exceptions The Tagalogs inhabit Luzon and the northern islands of the archipelago and it is with these that we have mainly to deal as they are by far the most numerous and the most intelligent part of the population forming as they do also the largest part of the inhabitants of Manila and the largest ports The first thing that in the native char acter impresses the traveler is his impas sive demeanor and imperturbable bear ing He is a born stoic a fatalist by nature This accounts for his coolness in moments of danger and his intrepid daring against overwhelming odds This feature of the Malay character has often been displayed in the conflicts of race with the Europeans in the East Indies Under competent leadership the native thought strongly averse to discipline can be trade a splendid soldier As sailors too I do not believe they can be equaled for lithe active and fond of the water the Malays have ever shown their in clination for the seas Their pirates coursing in their prahus have until a few years ago for centuries infested the bays and inlets of the Eastern archipelago looting the towns and villages on shore and taking as booty such foreign mer chantmen ns they were able to overcome On account of the ravages of these fierc- eEasteniVikings Europeans have come to regard time whole Malay race as cruel arc iooltluirt Ilutthese vvcrepirafes- uponthelriown countrymen by whom they were feared no less than were the Spanish and English freebooters of old by their coun trymen The natives are all excellent swim mcrs and absolutely fearless in the water thIrtylortunes with the greatest ease and it is no uncommon sight in the outlying districts to see groups of naked men plunging with drawn dagger among a shoal ofsharks with whom they fight with a fierceness that always results in the beachlat ofIfactoriesImennull sizes and married and unmarried may be seen disporting themselves with peals of laughter and squeals of delight in the cool surf The Filipino Is naturally superstitious and credulous He is rarely humorous and seldom witty He is not easily moved to anger and when angry does not often show it When he does like the Malay of Java he is prone to lose all control of himself and with destructive energy slays all in his path If unjustly punished lie will never forget it treasur ing the memory of his wrong until he has opportunity for revenge lie de spises the Chinaman and admires the European He is sober patient Al ways clean fond of pomp ceremony and social display Though not as artls haveIIand the men have won many prizes at 1time art exhibition at Madrid as painters and sculptors In music they are especial ly proficient They are born musicians orchestraI the Ihide often hut eleven or twelve years age The wife always remains ofI of her own property real the can in no wise inherit it The children often add the surname of the mother to that oft the tether thus giving the woman greater prominence Until the middle lor the century there were no distinct surnames among the natives They have SpanishIa large part of the population They are usually of native mothers and Spanish or Chinese fathers They are most always a handsome race and more intelligent aniblttous and energetic than the pure natives The Mestizo girls are often of Wonderful beauty The peculiar char duemt6 this infusion of European blood however disappear if no further admixture takes place in the second generation The Malays with an infusion of Chinese arelal90native These people have a cunning shifty Jopk gad are a disturbing element aHif ig tl epeo1le 1OveC althe itlauds are scattered a mountain tribe called AeUsor NIt theftborigthest n J f Jo as negroes They are doubtless of Afri can descent and are sail to resemble the natives of New Guinea Their hair is matted and curly Tlk y dress scantily are puny stupid and n ply and subsist arrowsIn the northwestern prt of Luzon is a fierce unsubdued Crib known as the Gaddanes They scalp their enemies slain in battle J A fine race are the gorrotes spread over the northern half of Luzon They are a people of powerful physique and obstinately refuse to bq civilized1 The Chinese pirate Lima hqiig left many of his countrymen in the Province of Pan gaslnan when he quitted1 the country and these have mixed wjllit the Igorrotes They are known as time Jgdrrote Chinese and some of them lire domesticatedt In time district of El AUra in Luzon are the Tinguiners who are semicivilized though still paganslJ 11 The Women ofiTlanlln The women in Manila are of three classes The true Spar Lards who have conic with their families from Spain to bear company with theni anent folk white they are serving in the iriny or mercantile life the Meztizos br halfbreeds many of them the wives pr daughters of theJSpanish soldiers and the Tagalos or jThej the typical see noras and senoritas ohe may see in Spain or any of theSpanishAmerlcan countries Most of them are wealthy and before the advent of the American soldier in Manila they were the leaders iij such societyas Moray could boast We see them now driving about in their victorias proud haughty and casting disdainful looks at if they deign to notice lit all the shabby American lads who have taken the reins of government from tile hands of their husbands and brothers f I The Meztizo women are an interesting class and combine inni strangely illas sortedways the characteristics of the Spanish and their native ancestors They endeavor to imitate the Spanish women in every way and sometimes it is a com ical sight to see a Meztiiio woman wearing the native costume buj topped off with a glorious Parisian bonnet and supremely happy in the idea that she is following in time mode ot her ulor aristocratic sister in the matter of headgear at least SomeI of these halfbreed women are very beautiful for their intermixture of native blood prevents the sallow and faded ap pearance which this tropical clime invariably produces in the faces of the daugh tersofIllUore northerrt land Like the true Spaniards their m mgtpathies are all with our eneintes ao UfufdifiScult to learn i more rfnietha ltn tb iknay observe from very limited acquaint anceThe true Filipino is the only friend of time American in these islands and she is by far the most interesting of the three types of women to be found here The interesting little people are of Malay extraction and those in the neighbor hood of Manila at least seem to have a plentiful supply of Chinese or Japanese blood in their veins for many of them have the almond eyes and tilted eyebrows of the Mongolians But the resemblance ceases here for these little ladies are of a rich dark copper color and in some of the younger girls n faint tinge of color adds attractiveness to their by no means homely faces Some of them in fact are really beautiful for they have all beauti fully long silky hair sometimes wavy but never by any means kinky and usually ether a glossy black or a very dark brown Their features are usually clear cut andregular and those that do not use the betel nut have teeth that are white and regular as are those of some of our American negroes The carriage of these people ilti perfect carrying burdens on their heads as do most Southern races has tqught them to stand and walk erect and their symmetry of action and poise is indeed beautiful One striking feature about these women is the beautiful development of neck shoulders and arms due no doubt to the same habit of carrying her burdens on her head I have seen many a native laundress with the arms and shoulders of a Hebe and any New York society girl would be proud to exhibit such charms at Sherrys or Delniomcos lIS these untu tored creatures gain by their hard labors But time charm of the Tagalo woman is not due to her appearance alone They are a jolly happy and musical race and above all generous and hospitable and inclined to be most friendly to the invad ing Americans Most of them however arc not above turning an honest penny and while the American troops were en camped at Camp Dewey previous to the capitulation of Manila time camp was thronged daily with the native women each with her basket ot fruit or eggs and her bottleof vino anative wine They are clever bargainers too and to beat imjiossibjeThe clever with her needle and many an American soldier lad far from the folks at home has had his mending done by the deft fingers of some semisavage seamstress Many off these women make the most exquisite embroiderya loud of drawn work done on a native cloth called pima This cloth is made from the fiber of the pineapple plant and iis beautifully fine and glossy The pima is stretchedltightly over ja bamboo frame and beautiful I theIof no object in these lazy islands amid I have seen handkerchiefs which have taken months of steady work to produce These people fully realize the value of this cass of work smitesi thing for 3 pins q IJOimCOJrilllOftI CONrINU10 N THIRD PACK U t THE CL UNION c I I Held a Large Harmonious nnelII Busy Meeting Last Sun I day Afternoon I t President McGlll Politics His J c Policy in His Inaugural Address Ji i I J Letters of Indorsement Head Resolutions Adopted Labor Day I MORE NEW DELEGATES ADMITTED Central Labor Union held its regular meeting at Becks Hall Sunday with f President James McGill in the chair New delegates from the following unions were admitted Electrotypers and Stereotypers UnionJ No 32 R T West William Kerr mad William Treece- Typographical Union No 10 Max Trauth Zeno M Young and Charles Burton Brotherhood of Electrical Vorkers No 21 J C Alien- IIackmens Union JT Stephens JI William Kinney and Charles Carrman I Time following unions sent notices of withdrawal from the body Cigarmakers Union No32j Journeymen Horseshoers f No 37 Theatrical Stage Employes No 17 United Brotherhood of Leather Work t ers No 14 Iron Molders Union No 16 i and the Independent Paperhangers No j 1 which is not entitled to representation as it is a dual organization- It was the sense of the meeting that when they paid their dues action would be taken on withdrawal Letters and telegrams paperstwere read from t the United Garment Workers of America stating that the clothing houses in Louisville were handling goods made in scabII facturies The subject was referred to the Grievance Committee for investiga tt tion t A communication was received and filed from Senator Lindsay saying that lie would vote for the eighthour bill 1 when it came up in the Senate Broom Makers International Union iNo 25 had a protest against Meyer me geEal foFItaiu lingcytri- wade brooms The matter VaS referred t to the Committee on Legislation tt The Operative Plasterers United reported a grievance against the Union I Depot for having plastering work done I by nonunion men A communication was read from the International Broommakers Union No 19 condemning the action of Cigar 1 makers Union und others in trying to bring about the disruption of the Central Labor Union ii A number of communications were 1 read from the American Federation of Labor which were of a very gratifying nature 1 Following is the inaugural address of President James McGill which was received with applause Having been reelected President ofI this organization for the third term I feel that it is due you as the representa tives of the Louisville labor movement to say a few words as to my conduct of the affairs of this union for the ensuing year It shall be my aim as President to deal with equity to enforce the laws as I find them without fear or favor and to uphold the dignity of labor at all times and un der circumstances It shall be my aim to organize the unorganized and place them where they belongunder the banner of the Ameri can Federation of Labor The carping critics who have deserted this body with a bill of reform in one hand and a long gleaming blade in the other and whose purpose can no longer be concealed Uto rule or ruin are now engaged in a campaign of vilification and abuse against this organization They have gone so far as to organize a dual central body knowing that they can not secure a charter and that they are vio lating the laws of the American Federa tion of Labor But they care nothing for this they have become desperate They are trying to make the public believe that this Central Labor Union is a political organization In this as in everything else they attempt they will fail This body is not now and never was a politi cal organization Had those few mal contents been successful in electing their ticket everything would have been all right the Central Labor Union would have been the grandest labor union on top of earth But they failed and consequently are sore and they are now try Ing to make everybody else sore I We are admonished by some And condemned by others for discussing socialI land economic questions They say dont talk politics its wrong I answer them by saying if we dont talk politics what in time name of God Are we to talk about Trusts und monopolies are daily being formed time halls of Congress and Legislatures are being packed with the tools of capitalism all laws are made in the interest of the rich against time poor time working men are marching In party slavery to the polls and yet we are told not to talk politics 1I ani in favor of electing Our own men1 to office not as Republicans not as Dewy ocrata not as PopulistsI net aa Socialists for J have been educated in that hangs roo school of political economy J andO dont want to wait until the millcnium shall come before we reach the goal of our hopes aud aspirations but on the ticket that guarantees recognition and representation regardless of either party When labor learns to elect their friends and defeat their enemies then smith not until then will their conditions change for the better The following was received and tiled and contents concurred in JmnesMcGill I avenueDearSirj t J communication dated Washingtons Birthday to Brother John C Pox stat ing that our No 11 intends to withdraw from your Central Labor Union for the purpose of effecting consolidation with the unqualified Ludwig contingent Un der the rules of our American Federation of Musician that contingent can not become members of the American Federation of Musicians until properly qualified have called the attention of the Secretary I of our American Federation of Musicians No 11 and so notified him that a with drawal from your Central Labor Union would be considered as a suicidal act and unless the chartered body would forfeit its charter for some good cause no other body would be recognized by theC American Federation of Musicians ex cept the present Central Labor Union of I your city As far as practicable and as a matter of policy this office called attentt lion to the fact that unless No 11 of our American Federation of Musicians would I remain loyal to your Central Labor UnionII the protection heretofore enjoyed and the recognition extended to it would I cease The consequences of such an actII left for our No 11 to consider and IC hope that there are enough men with common horse sense to see the signs that are painted upon the walls of thelfuture If this office can be of any Il ance in the cause of bringing together the now disturbed elements in Louisville it will gladly do so For this purposett just address yours fraternally Seal JACOB SCHMAL Secretary A F of MII The following resolutions were adopted Whereas Since the last meetingof ubs Central Labor Union held on the 22d ultimo and at which meeting officers were elected for the ensuing year a few malcontents who were not successful in securing control of the various offices of his bodyhavc had their respective unions to withdraw their delegates and support And not content with this they have without cause attacked time Central La bor Union in the columns of the daily press much to the detriment of the labor movement of the city Therefore be it Resolved That It copy of these resolu tioijs f9r a1 to tin Arneriean led ehitiou of Laborl and the public press of the city Whereas We appreciate the influence and inestimable worth ofa labor paper espousing time cause of labor We recog inize that through such an agency the voice of labor is sounded all over the world that otherwise would never be heard We believe that the workingmen and workingwomen should contribute to tthe support of labor papers in their local ities when such papers represent union labor not factions and divisions and Whereas The New Era the official organ of this body A paper that was launched in the labor world in 1889 througlr1 the generosity of local unions affiliatedwith the Trades and Labor As isembly mid who magnanimously cop tributed a sufficient amount to start said paper and whose managing editor and owner E L Cronk has since enjoyed j in many ways the benefits resulting from i the indorsement and support and Whereas The said E L Cronk man aging editor and owner of said New Era in various publications and without cause advocated secession discrimination and duality in the central body and the said E L Cronk is now engaged in a cam paign of vilification against members off the Central Labor Union all of which iis calculated to widen the breach in labor Be itResolved That the indorsement be and is hereby taken from said New Era and be it further Resolved That a copy of these reso lutions be furnished the daily press for publication A resolution was also adopted that the president appoint a committee on Labor Day He appointed committee of fifteen as follows James Martin George G DeSouchet John Fuchs Nick Steller Charles Pietz S X Adams J StephensGeorge Ros ser W A Pool J G Williams R T West J J Campbell James Heheman H F Schweitzer Theo Schwetzer Several changes were madein the standing committees on constitution revision The meeting adjourned otter what was considered a most satisfactory Cession 1In every respect LABOR NOTES IThe carryingIn boys at Ball Bros glass works Muncie Ind struck Tuesday because negroes were employed and the works closed down Arkansas miners refused to accede to the operators demands and 4000 miners at Denning Qoal Hill Jenny Lind and other mines are probably on a strike The local Brewers Union is progressing favorably in its contention with the common beer brewers and expects to soon settle all differences satisfactorily In the Manchester Eng district tit agitation among cotton mill employes for aii advance in wages iis spreading Hrnpfoyeiaskthat the matter he tIe ferred for six uioiitlis but this has been refused Over8000 employe+ P are inf CONT IH JyD ON THK oNDpAOItljj- FRANKFORT Latest Political and Social Gossip of the Capital City Attorney General Taylor Urg Smiccest SOl to Judge Barr Prominent Guests Expected at St Patricks Day Banquet of the Hibernians INTERESTING AND NEWSY LETTER Special KentuckyIrish IAttorneyGeneral Washington where he has been to file his application for the judgeship of the Ujiited States District Court for the Dis trict of Kentucky to succeed Judge Barr It is believed that Gov Bradley would appoint Hon AT Wood of Mt Sterling as AttorneyGeneral to succeed Gen Taylor in the event of Gen Tayors ape pointment the judgeship It will be re appointedColBlackburn and the Senate refused to seat Tayfor he will be appointed GeorgeMof Congressmanelect George G Gilbert took depositions of Auditor Sam II Stone Assistant Secretary of State Wood and othersThe position of Mr Davidson in ask ing to overthrow the overwhelming majority of Congressmanelect Gilbert in such a way as to establish a precedent which will unseat many Republican members of the present Congress has much weakened his cause If in fact he can make out a case which will be con sidered by congress at all Frank Johnson Assistant Auditor returned from Washington where he has filed his application to succeed Bank Examiner Escott of Louisville lion C C McChonl of Washington county candidate for the Democratic nomination for Railroad Commissioner hisiMiss Mamie Noonnii one of Lexing tons most attractive young ladies has been the delightful guest of friends and relatives in this city for the past week Miss Mae Sullivan of Lafayette Ind has been the delightful guest of friends and relatives in this city for the past weekCol W D Lewis has returned from a business trip to Lexington Georgetown and Cynthiana Cll1 Lewis placed several nice orders for tombstones and monuments for the Frankfort Marble and Granite Works of which he is the hustling manager John Dolan has joinedJ the ranks of he plumbers mad now may be seen daily carrying his tools through the city Jack will make a good mechanic President McElligott of Division 1 f A O II was able to preside oyer the meeting last Tuesday night he has been confined to his room for over two weeks with la grippe B II Coleman is rapidly recovering from a bad case of la grippe A Retreat for the young ladles of the Church of the Good Shepherd this city will hi conductedl by the Rev Father LambertS J the well kijown and eloquent Jesuit priest Father Magln the pastor Is to be congratulated upon securing this learned priest and much good will undoubtedly be done by the Retreat which will open Monday March 13 and continue three days The Rev Father J J Fitzgerald of Shelbyville Ky will deliver the St Patricks Day sermon at the Church of the Good Shepherd this city Friday March 17 at8 oclock a m Division 1 A O H will attend holy communion in a body that day- Invitations have been sent to the Rev J J Fitzgerald Shelbyville Ky the Rev J J ONeill Lexington Ky Re E T Donnelly Georgetown Ky State President M J Cusick State Secretary Jas Coleman and other prominent Hiber uians throughout the State to attend the banquet to be given by Division 1 A 0 HJ Friday evening March 17 It is to be hoped that all will accept and attend The last meeting of the A 0 H County Board that will take place before St Patrick Day will be Tuesday night next March 7 Every member of the division is earnestly requested to attend the meeting next Tuesday night as busi iiesspf importance to everyone will come up for consideration D J Jai TO RELIEVE CHOKING IRaiSing the left arm as high as you caii will relieve choking much more rapidly than being thumped on time back Often a person gets choked while eating when there is lib One hear to thump him Very frequently atmcals and when they are at eatinfitethemlii to slap them sharply on the back The effect of this Is to set the obstruction free so that it can be swallowed The saute timing can be brought about by rats infithleft hand of the child as high as pourable Relief comes much more riapldltI f iypb Ar i i T I H lirTi ItFi1 UCKY IRJSH AltIERIOAN KENTUCKY IRISH flMERIGflN Dovotod to the Moral and Social t1NAdvancement of all Irish Americans I VIZ4LIA11 JVI HIQQINS Publietler SUBSCRIPTION PRICE ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR SINGLE COPY sc Entered at the Louisville Postofflce us SecondClaim Matter Addters all Communications to tbe KENTUCKY IRISH AMERICAN 326 West Green Street LOUISVILLE KY SATURDAY MARCH 4 18991 IRELAND NEEDS A LEADER The meetings and speeches in Ireland given in our columns this week indicate great activity in all1 I matters of reform The most important however is the resignationI of the chairmanship of the anti Parnellites by Mr Dillon Tlti may mark a crisis more or less im portant to the future of all Irish national affairs If it is to betaken as a disintegration of the op position in the Parliamentary Irish party with a prospect for unity and aggression against the common enemy instead of attacking each other which we earnestly hope it iis even though it may accomplish practically nothing in the present Parliament will do much for the cause of Ireland by presenting to the world a united body as repre sentative and authoritative to speak and act on the questions of nationall import The effect of such a re uniting of Itelands Parliamentar representatives would be to give courage to all Irishmen check dis cord and rivalry among individuals and organizations and tend to a coming together and harmonious cooperation of all if not under one leadership at least with one purpose in view and one object t be attained The more thorough the union similar the methods and concentrated the forces of the several movements for reform and re dress in the Irish cause the more will it be respected and the sure of success to some degree With the various organizations objects methods and platforms all 1 j aiming to remedy one or more of Irelands grievances there is now an opprtunity for a leader who ca uhite all these bodies represent allj these different ideas embody in one the varying demands for Ire lands relief and gaining the con fidence of the Irisfi people lead them into the contest that will result successfully He must be a true and selfsacrificing patriot cool conservative fearless cau tious and yet frank energetic and earnest Has Ireland such a man now EXCESSIVE CHARGES Convenient and cheap transporta tion is one of the chief essentials to a commercial and manufacturing center We may have the mate rials the fuel the factories th goods all cheap enough to attractI trade but unless we to purchasers conveniently an cheaply we can not hold trade even after we get it And right here ii- a is great drawback to Louisvilles progress the trade of several large and adjacent territories that of right belongs to Louisville and would naturally and preferably come here are deterred by the transportation inconveniences and exces sive costs for freight from trading with our people and must go else where Louisville doubtless is the loser of thousands of dollars of trade in this way every year Where there is competition iin transportation rates of freightare reasonable and about equal to those from other cities Where there is little or no competition principally to the South and Southeast the rates are double or treble for the same distance in other directions Of course due allowance must be made for differences in new and un developed sections but the excess of charges is far too great to invite tf deand the 1less trade the less freight will the railroads have to carryBut it is the express companies ill of them alikethat throttle trade to this city by charges that I 0- J j f are little lesss than confiscation There is developing throughout the country a system Qf trade by sam ple or small orders and in sections where ready and cheap transporta tion is available is becoming quit an item in the aggregate sales of manufacturessLouisville is practically barred from any of this class of trade by exces sive charges of express companies A case in point of recent occurrence will suffice A firm sent out prepaid two packages by express and here is the basisI on which business must b calculated Value of goods 90 cents express charges 80 cents or nearly 100 per cent Not only the business community but every one who has had any dealings with the express companies is fully aware of the exorbitant charges they levy on shipments This is a serious matter to the oYf this city and they should lose no time in remedying it So long as such rates are charged on goods from this city dealers aud generally will be compelled to trade in Cincinnati or somewhere else It is useless to talk about progress t 0or hustling or becoming a business 1or manufacturing center until we can obtain at least a free and equi table opening to the buyers who wM 1 not submit to these extortionate freight rates even if we will- r No need to offer cheap goods if the freight is to add 50 or 100 per cent I for it is the total cost freight added which tHe purchaser has tto pay and this makes even cheap goods too high for the generality 1of peopleHeres a good one for the Board of Trade and Commercial Club toI tackle and its Solution is of the greatest importance It will how ever require something more the I resolutions to remedy the evil The I C Patriotic Repub lican Club last week and sent to President McKinley resolutions protesting against the appointment of a certain prominent gentleman to an important office No doubt the President is well ontoI these political hucksters whose platform America for Americans only really means that only tru Americans i ie members of the recentlyeproven that they care nothing for political party allegiance should emdployment or live under this govern meat though comparatively few of them support it either by paying taxes or fighting for it President McGill of Central La bor Union put the right man in th right place when he named Jimmie Martin of Typographical Union No 10 for Chairman of the Labor Day Committee Martin is popu lar with all a true unionist hustler with a quiet and easy way of doing things that usually gets what he goes after He is just the kind ofman to bring about a re union of all factions and when the day arrives we hope he will have succeeded in inducing all the boys to just fall in and swell thecrowd Candidates for the Legislature StateItdoes not occur until November It would seem that public interest iis rbiised to thus bring out candi dates It is hoped whatever the political complexion of the nextt Legislaturemay be it will not be a repetition of the last from which thew good Lord delivtfrjis for eyttr 4rjj9 Rev Thomas P Hodnett one of the prominent priests of Chicago says Ireland has today as fine an educational system as any country in the world Education is top heavy in Ireland that is to say the people are too highly educated for the opportunities they have Let the imperjal government subsi dize the industries of the south east and west Let them developI the manual technical arts The parliamentary commission recently discovered that Ireland has paid intoI the British exchequer 15000000 annually over and above what wa stipulated ia the act of union Let the goverment utilize this stolen money by fostering Irish home in dustries Whesays Minnesota is an AngloSaxon State Why genuine AngloSaxons SiouxtIndians1 If all the human blood in Minnesota was thrown into one vast reservoir you would have to take a microscope to find an Anglo Saxon corpuscle in it Some one should gently whisper this fact iin DaviseCongress expires by limitation at high noon today the terms ofall the Representatives and one third of the Senators ending Several 1of the noisiest will retire hushed perhaps forever It may be well1 that Congressional terms end thus abruptly since nothing else could stop some of our windy statesmen The Rev D J Flynn D D formerly of this city and welll known here has resigned his Deleto become a professor at St Marys College Emmittsburg Md Th tmany friends of Father Flynn here will be pleased to learn of his con tinued elevation in his vocation There seems to be a calm in the storm in local labor circles May it continue till excited men can cool bitterness is tempered differ ences explained and good will and Iunity be reestablished Its a pretty good scheme if you can work it Have your morning edition uphold the street railways5 against your afternoon editions attacks on them Attracts atten tion you seal March came in like a wet lambI wellnsee Thats a fine piece of repair work andJefferson streets SLANDERING CATHOLIC WOMEN A writer calling himself an American in a recent publication has taken occa ales to vilely and cruelly slander the great body of Catholic women in thisI country by a general attack upon their chastity especially that of Catholic girls This paper does not intend to aid in giv ebig any notoriety to the wretch who hasI thus maliciously assailed the character- of a large class not only of American women out of women of other countries The assertion made of the lack of rbssiity on the part of women of that branch of the Christian church is not true and iis very far from the truth as far as th poles are apart The tables of vital and social statistics in this country as tar as they deal with that subject directly or indirectly are very far from bearing any one out in a malicious assertion of the kind named There are other facts of a postive kind that bear one out in the grossevulgar untruthful and malicious and one of these facts is the safeguard that iis thrown around Catholic women in the sacred relation of penitent and confessor not that there is not as much inherent virtue in Catholic women as there iis ofaChristian belief but there is this additional safeguard thrown around Catholi- women that is a protection to the weak and nu admonition and a warning to the purposeforunwarranted accusation against a whole maliciouslydone another manifestation of that bigotry that seems yet to linger in the minds of some people notwithstanding their professions of intelligence and of Christian charity and of liberality Happily for our country that vile and mischievous passion is gradually giving way to a real earnest Christian charity and in an in tercourse especially in this country where the beautiful fruits of religious liberty are displaying themselves every whereU S American Eagle CATHOLC KNIGHTS OP AMERICA the Catholic Knights of America com Marchg1wDthere wllb btubpees 6f import ance to cowe Hp S9SSS9C969S9S3S9SS J 1 Mr J C Mahan of Williamsburg was in the city Tuesday Mr Melvin Carr of Howell Ind is visiting in Jeffersonville Misses Celia Laven and Mamie Dillon left for New York last week I Mr Thomas N Tobin of Chattanooga Tenn is visiting in the city I IMr Richard Kennedy of Illinois ave Jeffersonville is slightly illof the grip 5Miss Rachel Macauley returned Monday from a visit to Mr and Mrs Harry Chicagot IMr Martin Tracy of Sixth and Illinois avenue Jeffersonville who has been sick iis now able to be out again Greenoand Mr and Mrs Charles White of Nashville were in the city the past week Mrs Johanna OHern who has been seriously ill at her home on Indiana avenue Jeffersonville is reported much im proved Harry Swift and Percy Ramp have just returned from New Orleans where they had been visiting during the Mardi Gras festivities Dr William R Kirk who left with the First Kentucky is sick in the San Juan hospital He has consumption and is in a critical condition The Hon Polk Laffoon exCongress man from the Second district fell on an icy pavement and broke his arm at his home in Madisonville last week 1Afessra John Murphy of Owensboro O J ONeill of Indianapolis Thomas Walsh of Evansville E B Brodie of Ripley were in the city last week The lecture for the 17th in Jefferson ville is reported doing fine and a great many tickets have been sold and a large attendancelThe rector of St Augustins church wishes to express his thanks to the Pauline Dramatic Club and all who aided theeprogramme A young lady who is advancing in the ranks of church choir singers is Miss Mamie Cavanagh She is at present singing in the Dominican church choir where she is gaining many admirers Unity Council Y M I of New AI bany has leased the property of Nicholas Bellinger on East Ninth street near Oak which will be fitted up for a clubhouse and formally opened about April 1 William McGrath who served in the First Artillery itrQuba and was in the battles around Santiago has returned home having been mustered out He f a is son of Patrolman John McGrath and brother of Roger McGrath Why that gloomy look on the faces of the tannery crowdWill Keefe Tom Barry Dau Mangan Charlie Ricketts and Rich Langan Some say it is due t the fact that n popular young Paducah lady has just completed her visit here Dr Ben Frank who left here as a hospital steward with the Leagon but was made a contract surgeon in Ponce wasda of the Fortyseventh New York In fantry The engagement of Miss Lydia Larkin to Mr Deglin Cuddy has been an nounced Miss Larkin is one of the most attractive and accomplished young ladies of High avenue while Mr Cuddy is a very prominent young man and holds a clerical position with the Louisville I Southern railroad eveningsspoilt on Thursday February 23 at the residence of Mr M Burke of Hill street Those present were Misses Mary Deveny Julia Kuirk Mary Flearty Kate Burke Niel Kenney Mary Burke Messrs Dan ODonenell Edward Glanche and John Burke The many friends of Alvin E Key of Twentyseventh and Broadway will be pleased to learn that he has returned home from Santiago on a sixtydays furlough and expects to get his final dis charge in a few weeks He has bees in Cuba forsiven or eight months with the Fifth Regiment United States Infantry Miss Josephiue Enos of Fourth and Broadway entertainsd a few friends with a candy pulling last week Among those present were plisses Ida Barry Marrian Enos Nora Barry Josephine Enos Bearth Evans Mrs Enos Messrs andcSikes All spent an enjoyable evening IRISHAMERICAN SOCIETY A large and enthusiastic meeting of the IrishAmerican Society was held last Thursday evening in A O H Hall 331 West Market street President Keenan called the meeting to order promptly at 8 oclock and announced the following standing committees to serve one year Organization T 1Jr Tarpey chairman John J Queenan James A Wathen J Kavanaugh James McGill James Rogers R B Baution Thos Campfield Joseph Nevin Frank McGrath Steve McEIliott David OConnell Jas H Horan John McAteer Thos Hines M J Dngan Thos F Treasey Edward J Duane John M Mulloy T J Garvey John P Kelly John McCann John J Sullivan Edward Hine- sExecutiveM W Murphy chairman M J Lawler Wm M Higgins ColIH yhallen Patrick Bannon Membership Mark Ryan chairman James oruJarnsiRera Entertainment JoInt M Mulloy chairman T J Garvey D J Coleman Mark Ryan John J Queenan T J NaughtonThe appointed to draft a form of initiation requested further time which was granted The commit tee appointed to secure a suitable button to be wornby members reported that the buttons would be ready at the next meeting The Entertainment Committee was instructed to prepare a programme of a musical and literary character for Thurs day night April 0 The society then adjourned to meet Thursday evening March 1C A WORTHY OBJECT The Leo Dramatic Soniety will give an entertainment at Library Hall Bijou Theater on St Patricks night for the benefit of the Church of the Holy Cross Thirtyfirst and Broadway The enter tainment will consist of a twoact farce entitled A Lovers Stratagem and a threeact drama entitled The Vaga bonds The presence of those three wellknown amateur actors Emmett B Kennedy George A McCrann and Mar tin B Fitzgibbons is itself a guarantee that the entertainment will be firstclass Other members of time cast are Messrs George Heybach Frank Gravel Ben Middendorf and Frank Angermeier As this is given for a most worthy object a large attendance should reward the efforts of these young men 000000000000000 00000- 00mm+e FASHIONS are to occupy the prominent SILKSI in fabrics during the Spring season and will be in vogue both for waists and full costumes Black taffeta will be much favored but fancy silks will hold the vantage ground and stripes which were well received dur ing the winter months will extend their popularity with spring goods Chine silks have been revived and a subdued appearance is given the colors by a misty effect which is in high favor in New York and Paris Bordered silks plain and figuredare now being shown in the leading stores and are being chosen for costumes by the leading Paris dressmakers the borders being artistically employed for orna mentation Printed grenadines and printed mous seline de soie are fashions especial favor ites for evening and for summer wear and will be made up over colored founda tions The highart designs represent floral effects portrayed in colors of natu ral flowers Such materials will be in favor for waists and for full costumes Hairline stripes are the dominant designs in wool and in worsted dress goods and are especially desirable for tailor made suits Broadclotbs Venetians and cheviots particularly in black will also be freely used As the tailormade gown is to lose none of its popularity abundant provision has been made for a collection of neat effects in worsted dress goods suitable for such costumes Wash goods are to gain additional recognition so say the potentates of fashion While all wash goods will be employed for summer garments heavy materials plain and printed will hold first place Plain and fancy piques ginghams Mad andocotton are to be the leading fabrics Most of the trimming favorites of autumn and winter are to be repeated for ornamenting spring materials Black mohair scrolls with a feather edge will be freely used owing to the popular price at which they can be sold Black silk trimmings in scroll designs will be next in favor Garnitures in both worsted and silk will be especially desir able for ornamenting waists andskirts Allof the foregoing are in weights appropriate far spring materials Black and colored silk applique trim mings on chiffon grounds are the favorites for spring and summer silks and dress goods that are sheer in texture One of the pronounced novelties in trimmings will be Persian bands for trim ming plain silks and plain wool veilings and in the very elaborate costumes they will be employed for supplying narrow flounces Narrow widths to match are also in vogue for sleeve ornamentation and add much to the beauty of materials- of one color Narrow shirred ribbons have lost none of their popularity and will be appropri ate for embellishing summer silks and sheer woolen materials White embroideries may be set down as certain to meet with universal favor for trimming both white and colored wash materials Insertions will also be freely employed on both white and colored wash fabricsFashion lies given a high position to laces and if present indications may be reliedon as reflecting coming events in the fashionable world laces will be used in profusion Both black and white will be associated for trimming as this combination is announced as a leading one for the coming season and very free use will also be mad of black velvet ribbons trimmingsHaircloth absolutely indispensable for producing lime flaring effect at the bottom of the skirt that is the foundation for the present statuesque effect in dress St Augustines colored church was again overcrowded on the last two Sunday nights as it had been at the recent dedi cation of St Anthonys choir New stations were blessed by the Rev Francis can Father Leopold of St Boniface church Father Albert the pastor of the church may be congratulated upon the success in introducing congregational singing The new stations are partly the gift of members of the congregation and ofwhite people who interest themselves in St Augustines mission Judge I wont have any more of these interruptionsI Do you think I want to stay here all day oa youraccount The PritoaerAVhy not Judge I ex pact 014 your account Ill have to stay two years lit jalll 00000000000000 0000 w 000000000000000000000 0000 00 I THE HUSBANDS JEALOUSY j 00000000 0000000000000 00000000000000000tf She was only eighteen when Gilbert Amydon married hera brighteyed little I thing with hair like gold and n complexion like time pink andsvltite ofn conch shell Gil youre a fool said his plain spoken uncle who had money to leave and comported himself in a proportion ately uncivil manner Youre like all time rest of the world infatuated by n pretty face I confess dear Gilbert I am surprised- at your choice said his elderly maiden sister after having told you that Sylvia Simmerton was incH ted to look favor ably upon your attentionswhy Sylvia lies three hundred a year of her own Im really afraid Gilbert said hisI mother that Florence is rather young anti inexperienced Shell grow older mother said the bridegroom cheerily and theres plenty of experience to be had in this wprld if one only lives long enough And Gilbert Amydon and his pretty little wife were as happy as the day wasI longFlorence cried a little when her hus bandwas obliged to go away on impor tant business connected with the firm iinI which he was a partner They had been married only a few months- I wish I were going with you Gil bert said sloe and Gilbert Amydon laughed and patted her roseleaf cheek Why what should I do with a little zephyr of a creature like you said he How would you endure travelingalll night and running about all day No no you must stay at home and keep house till I come back So Gilbert Amydon went away He had not been gone many weeks be fore a long and acrid letter from hisI maiden sister Drusilla infused a bitter element into time current of his reflec tions Florence is very well wrote MissI Drusilla who although by no meansI either fat or fair was forty at least and apparently very happy She had friendsI to tea last night Of course I Was not invited although most inopportunely I called in about the Dorcas Sewing Club just as they were sitting down to tea The Misses Myrtle were there with their cousin Major Darrock is very hand somethese words were underscore- witlm l two vicious dashes of the pen and judging from their conversation Florence and he were bid friends before she met you I dare say it is all1I right indeed Florence told me thatt when she invited the three Myrtle girls site didnt know thatl Major Darrock lied just arrived on a visit to them But nevertheless I hardly believe it is well to reignite the ashes of an old flirtation on time altar of an absentl husbands hearthstone However as I said before Florence is very young andI can hardly be expected to comprehend I these things Gilbert Amydon felt a sharp sting of latent jealousy go through his heart as he read his sisters words but presently he broke into a smile and tore up MissI Drusillas letter unceremoniously into cigar lighters They would shut her up in a nunnery if they had their way said he to himself Poor dear little girl She must hav some amusement But Uncle Crawleys next letter wasI more vaguely annoying still- I suppose you have heard from your wife about the fancy masquerade ball said he The young folks are all wildl about it Your wife is to go as Rowena to Major Darrocks Ivanhoe The costumes are to cost no end of money I am told When I was a young man people didnt squander their incomes in that sort of way But I suppose if you are willing its not my business to object Gilbert Amydon knit his brows and bit his lip as he read the words that hisI Uncle Crawley had penned with such malicious pleasure This was quite a different affair from the tea patty t which Drusilla Amydon had taken ex ception And for the first time in hisI life Gilbert felt in Ills heart a strong surging tide of anger toward the beautiful young wife whom he had promised at the altar to love and cherish If she is really going to this ball he said to himself I dont know what the consequences will be She knows I hate bal masques and she knows too that she has no business to go with that Major fellow when I am away Drusilla was rightshe is too young for a wife I should have thought twice before I gave up into her bands such unbounded power to sting and torture me At all events II wont stay here to be made a fool of Ill go back home anti judge for myself whether she is losing all her common sense and discretion He glanced at his watch If I start at once he thought I can be at Dedlington on the evening of the ball And Ill do iU What a long dreary ride that wa midnight joltings through endless stretches of woods and meadowlands and tunnels of echoing rock days whenI sleep and waking seemed oddly jumbled together And the one pervading idea J that filled his brain was Florence robed In pale blue silk with her goden balrtt dressed as in an old picture he had onceII seen of the beautiful Saxon Princess I Rowena And all the time his heart was J at heavy as lead within himII Florence whom he had loved andII trusted Florence who had grown intott his heart as the clinging ivy makes its iFlorencei singleness of nature he had worshiped a what would life be worth to him if she should prove untrue Not that he feared any such miseryno he knew Florence iblooBlbrushedi he had told himself with a hot fevered anger throbbing through his brain ofe what value were time smites whose iweet new WM lavished liberally on all alike G And as he rode along with folded arms and traveling cap drawn sullenly over his eyes Gilbert Amydon felt like one whO was already bereaved The house was dark as heascended the steps and opened the door with his latchkeyGone he said to himself with a bitter smile Gone Well I know it What else could I have expected She is no longer my sweet homeloving Florence hutRowena the Saxon Princess With these thoughts in his mind he strode up the passage and opened the drawingroom door To his surprise it was neither dark nor deserted A cheer ful fire burned in the grate the shaded lamp threw its circlet of light on the red covered center table and there all alone sat Florence her cheek resting on her hand her soft eyes fixed intently on something in her laphis photo graph I It was the prettiest little tableux in the world Amydon stood for a second scarcely willing to disturb it Florence 0 Gilbert Gilbert And with a low sobbing cry of joy she sprang to his breast So you havent gone to the fancy ball after all said he as he sat down beside her passing his hand fondly over her golden hair To the fancy ball I never thought of going Gilbert I knew you did not like balls and besides where would be the pleasure of going with you away They wrote to me that you were going as Rowena the Saxon Princess said Amydon half ashamed of the words he uttered 01 know said Florence laughing Fanny Myrtle did want me to go She was to be Rebecca the Jewess you know and Major Darrock her cousin was to be Ivanhoe and she thought it would be a nice party She even ordered a costume for me but I told her all along I shouldnt go so Clara Myrtle is wear ing it tonight While you are sitting here all alone and studying my photograph he inter rogated fondly IIni afraid I was crying a little lonelydMy own darling little wifel This was the last of Gilbert Amydons brief madness of jealousy Drusillas spite and Uncle Crawleys quiet malice had all fallen short of their mark And Florence reigns undisputed queen at last over her husband heart Er LLa UNION i CONTINUED PROM TInt FIRST PACE volved They claim wages are lower than for twentyfive years and if not granted an advance n general strike is probable Wages of employes have been advanced 6 to 10 per cent bv the American Steel Iron Works American Tin Plate Com pany at Martins Ferry 0 and all the iron works at Lebanon Pa timeeFall River district New England willFget what they have so long contended for and been repeatedly promised On April 3 12y per cent advance in wages goes into effect to the 30000 employes CompanyIiirmingbm wages of its 1000 miners Sy cents per ton or about 5 per cent The Tennessee Coal Iron and Railroad Company will grant a similar advance to its 4000 minersThe American plate glass works in Alexandria Ind last week posteda notice reducing the force The men all quit work and after a conference which failed to reach a settlement the 800 em plantoclosed down The Ohio coal miners positively refuse to accept any reduction in wages and have called a convention at Massillon March 15 to finally decide on the course they will pursue Unless the operators withdraw their demand a general strike is probable The cheap screw Tennessee Legislature who are economical in everything except putting money in their own purses by prolonging the session have passed a bill requiring all printing costing 25 or over to be advertised and let to the lowest bidder after striking out the lection re quiring the union label Kentuckyfthe Coal Operators Association of West ern Kentucky Bylaws were adopted and officers elected There will be q joint meeting of operators and miners at Cen tral City next Tuesday to discuss and agree upon a wage scale and other mat inters estedAn extensive lockout in the building trade is likely to follow from what appeared to be a comparatively trivial dispute in the plastering department in London The dispute originated through the plasterers of three firms going on strike because their foremen refused to subscribe as ordinary members to the Plasterers Society Unless a settlement is arrived at the strike will not be con fined to London but will probably spread throughout the provinces The employers are discussing among themselves the advisability of bringing other questions into the fight and are determined to put stop to strikes of this description Tfee Council of the National Association of Builders sat in private in Bradford on Tuesday to consider in addition to other uestions the London plasterers dispute was decided not to allow say interfer ence by the National Operative Plaster rs Union with managing foremen and nociUn1onigsHoameenterpriaeis what makes cities i I i w IH NTUCKY IRISH AJMERICAN I 1WHO IS LIPTON The Last Challenger for Americas Cup Was Not Known But Vouched for The Son of Poor Irish Parents Vho by Industry null Grit has Become Rich I Uses His Wealth to Increase Business Lives Well and Liken Sport 4 SAYS HELL WIN AMERICAS CUP Thirty years ago Thomas Johnstone Lipton staggered ashore in New York black with coal dust and gasping for breath from the furnace room of a Charleston steamer He had become a stowaway on board because he had no money to pay for his passage had been dragged from his con cealment after the Iwattwas out at sea and with kicks and curses sent to earn his passage by shoveling coal If as seeins certain Sir Thomas Lip ton comes to visit the United States this year it will be under conditions so dif ferent that their bare recital beggars the old tales of wealth and power Non by white magic and the wands of the fairiesThe stowaway boy will return as a knight of Great Britain as a member of one of the most aristocratic yacht clubs in the realm charged with the purpose ofwinning the American cupas the friend and associate of the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York as the merchant magnate whose ships sail everysea and whose laborers till and toil in every quarter of the globe to add to his golden gains While his pulse thrills with the fever of the most glorious of sports and the white clad sailors lie flat along the wind ward rail of his Shamrock 6000 half naked Ceylonese will be picking pack ing and sorting teas upon his planta tions where every prospect pleases at his warehoute docks in Colombo and Ceylon a fleet of ships will be loading with his goods in far Chicago his abat toirs will be turning 3000 hogs per day into food products to be sent to the sea board in 600 refrigerator cars and thence carried to every quarter of the globe in Lipton ships 1800 men women and boys will delve into the accounts andreckonings of his London office 200 Lipton printers will be striking off the labels and wrappers for his goods and in every part of the United Kingdom in t 420 shops and stores which hoist the Lipton flag thousands of employes will measure oil haports of tea and sugar even while they wait with loyal confi dence the first cable flash of news from the struggling yachts No romance can surpass in interest the truth about this man who has passed almost at a leap from the grime of the stowaway to the many millioned splendor and who still lives on the threshold of middle age and looks for ward to almost limitless increment of wealthVery young the boy worked in Glas gow where his parents lived as a messenger at sixtyone cents a week edu cating himself in the night school He ran away to this country crossing in the steerage and worked two years on South Carolina plantations It was not long after the war There was no money down there He was seventeen years old when he gave it up and walked to Charleston and took a stowaways dusty berth for New York In that city he earned enough to buy a steerage passage to Glasgow where he arrived at eighteen a man in stature and a man who had seen far countries and new ways and had kept his eyes open I have always felt that I got a good com mercial training here said he when last in the United States Liptons Irish parents had savings 400 They intrusted this money to the boy who had seen towns and men and whose eyes gleamed with the light of commercial contest He opened a small shop in which he was the only salesman accountant and window dresserthe en tire force Sir Thomas Lipton says he owes his success to advertising They say that in those early days he bought the two big It gest hogs in Scotland decked them gayly with ribbons and led theta through the streets labeled Liptons Orphans Liptons Monster another story says and perhaps both tales are equally dubious But advertise Lipton did from the first tI believe in advertising he says IIIt- is the life blood of modern trade Every body readsn His pennies were few but nimble they have rolled far The shop grew and presently there were others The business went by leaps gad bounds Lipton worked he says twentyfive hours out of the twentyfour With the conquest of capital came the opportunity to demonstrate his favorite project to dispense with the middleman and bring the producer and consumer together His first large productive en terprise was the purchase of plantations in Ceylon and Colombo where he raises tea coffee and cocoa with native labor Had the largest individual land owner in Ceylon His packing house in Chi sago is a more recent undertaking Lipton has traveled in most quarters of the globe but many of his properties fnd employes he has never seen He trusts to subordinates and knows how to choose men whom he must trust There are 420 Lipton shops in Great Britain all Jpat alike sixty in London alone the othweyftrywhere Every new Lipton whop is opened by a brow baud concert In every one of rC- Ar them the employes wear the same uni form livery one is decorated in the same rather showy style The prices are all uniform ancllowIAll are lighted with electricity This is the unvaryiug rule In many a small town this requires the expense ofai special lighting plant but it is worth the money In such a case the Lipton shop shines like a jewel beside its dingy neighbors It is all the better advertis ing It is a nine days wonder at first and a distinction always Sir Thomas Liptons fortune is called 50000000 It is only nineteen years since he stood behind a counter waiting on customers Last spring Lipton formed a joint stock company to take his London business The capitulation was fixed at 12500000 of which only 5000001 were offered for sale The stock was subscribed for twentyfive times over The same sum had been previously offered by Hooley and refused Lipton is his own promoter Lipton may have been relieved of some of his labors and responsibilites by the change in his business He is able to en joy such leisure as comes to him lIe is of medium height but so slender and sinewy that he looks taller He dresses neatly not wir the gaudy ostentation of Barney Barnato He is erect elert a quizzical smile ever lingers on his thin lips a twinkle shines in his grayblue eyes He can enjoy a joke This man is a Democrat among mill ionaires He owns a beautiful country place at Osidge a palace our volatile andexclamatory I ritish cousins call it and Iiere every summer he entertains his own employes brought hither on special Lipton trains from every part of the kingdomWhen Sir Thomas Lipton challenged in the name of the Royal Ulster Yacht Club for the Americas cup there were in Britain certain proud aristocrats who sneered at him as not quite a gentleman dont you know The first gentleman in Europe came to the defense for its first merchant The Prince of Wales and the Duke of York showed Lipton most friendlyattentions The Princess of Wales sent him a dia mond scarfpin at Christmas in her grati tude for his assistance with the jubilee dinner His coffee house gift was named the Alexander Fund by her permission and the Prince of Wales is sponsor for the three trustees who with Sir Thomas are to manage it There is no more sneering now The most extraordinary secrecy has been insisted upon the planning and construction of the Lipton yacht Her metal parts have been made by Thorny croft and shipped to Harlan Wolfs yard in Belfast The Shamrock will be an Irish boat and she will be sailed to winThe Lipton flag has never been hoist ed in vain says this bold sportsman He says he is prepared to spend if nee essery 250000 or 300000 to lift that cup The Shamrock is his sole prop erty No syndicate was formed to build herNor will there be any moan of unfair play from Sir Thomas ipton if the Shamrock should come across the line a beaten boat He is a sportsman as he is a merchant neglecting nothing to win success and leaving the rest to fortune He will be the keenest competitor that ever confronted American yachtsmen RECENT DEATHS Ben P Connell a pioneer of Lexing ton died February 24 aged 72 yearsI William Golding an old resident of New Albany died in this city Tuesday aged seventytwo years William Mays an old soldier and for merly n policeman in this city died last Sunday at the Soldiers Home at Dayton Ohio Gus Smith one of the operators in the fire tower who has been connected with the Fire Department for twentyfive years died at his residence 220G West Walnut Tuesday aged fortyeight years John J Sullivan a book binder of Bradley Gilberts died last Tuesday morning after a two weeks illness of typhoid fever He leaves a wife and two children who sincerely mourn his loss The funeral took place from the Domin ican church Wednesday morning at 9 oclock with a requiem mass and a touch ing sermon by Father Hassenfuss The pallbearers Were members of the Wood men of the World of which lodge the deceased was a member He was buried in St Louis cemetery MARYLAND IRISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Irish Historical Society of Mary land a nipst commendable organization lhas serIf out the following circular which explains itself Dear Sir Your attention is respect fully called to the aims and objects of the Irish Historical clety of Maryland recently formed for the purpose princi pally of making inquiries into the career of the Irish race in the State and of re cording and publishing such data as may be secured It is believed by the pro moters of the oociety that considerable interesting data of a historical character relative to the lives arid work of Irishmen and their descendants can be discovered in the various localities of the State if proper inquiry is made The Irish race has been identified with Marylands his tory since the earliest days of the colony and has contributed its meed toward tlje development of the Commonwealth- We respectfully request that you artr nounce to your friends that all data in the way of records or other matter and suggestionsas to courses of inquiry to be pdrsuedIn your vicinity will be gladly received by the society Your personal interest and cooperation in the work is also solicited I Very truly yours D JScurrv President 1115 Edmondson avenue Communicatfonfi may be addressed to MonaghanCorrpponding street or to P J Finnewey Treasurer care of Hall Headington Co c oli THEATRICALSi One of the most popular medodramatic productions on the road is The Span of Life which wilt be seen at the Avenue Theater next week commencing Sunday matinee March 5 It can truly be said that age does not wither nor custom stale the infinite popularity of this most successful of the many realistic plays written by Sutton Vane who is beyond doubt a past master in the art of stage construction A more remarkable scene than the human bridge in The Span of Life has never been conceived by a playwright and it is probably to this unique contrivance that The Span of Life owes its lasting popularity Man ager Ferris declares that the company this season is the best he has ever en gaged to present this play Sunday matinees are scheduled for the balance of this season at the Avenue beginning with The Span of Life engagement The management of the Temple Thea terannounce for next week beginning Monday The Two Orphans The story is too well known to require any description and the company can be relied upon to Rive a perfect rendition Handsome costumes and splendid scen ery Prices the same Matinees daily Seats now on sale WHAT DOOLEY SAYS OF IT And yet says Mr Dooley of Chi cago tis not two months since we learned whether the Philippeens were islands or canned goods Ive been areadin about th1 counthry full iv goold an precious stones where th people can pick dinner off th threes an arare starv in because they have no step ladders Th inhabitants is mostly naygurs an Chinnymen peaceful industhrius an law abidin but savage bloodthirsty and lazy in their methods They wear no clothes except what they have on an each woman has five husbands an each man has five wives Th rrest goes into th discard th same as here Th islands has been owned by Spain since before th fire an shes threated thim so well theyre now up in ararms again her ex cept a majority iv them which is thurly loyal Th natives seldom fightamong them selves but whin they get mad at wan another they rrun amuck Whim a man rruns amuck sometimes they hang him an hire a new motorman Th women are beautiful with languishin black eyes an they smoke seegars but arre hurried an incomplete in their dhress I see a pitcher iv wan th1 other day with naw thin on her but a basket of cocoanuts an a hoopskirt Theyre no prudes We import juke hemp cigar wrappers sugar an fairy tales frm th Phillipeens an export sixinch shells and the like I lamed all this frm th papers an I know ifs right An yet Hinnissyt I dinnaw what to do about th Phlip peens An Im all aloue in the worruld Iverybody else has made up his mind Chicago Journal LIBERTY NOT LICENSE In his recent letter concerningaffairs in this country Pope Leo says The church has at all times been what St Paul said of himself I became all things to all men that I might save all In regard to ways of living the church has been accustomed to so yield that the divine principles of morals being left in tact she has never neglected to accommodate herself to the character and genius of the nations which she em braces But in the present matter there is great danger and manifest opposition to Catholic doctrine and discipline in the opposition of lovers of novelty that al lowance should be granted the faithful each one to follow out more freely the leading of his own mind and the trend of his own proper activity Such rear soning is evidently faulty No one should wish to depart from the infallible teach ings authority of the church TIle con founding of license with liberty the passion for discussing and pouring con tempt upon any possible subject the assumed right to hold what ever opinions one pleases upon any subject and to set them forth in print to the world have so wrapped minds in darkness that there is now a greater need of the churchs teach ing office than ever before lest people become unmindful both of conscience and of duty C K of A The twentyfirst Anniversary of Branch 0 C K of A was held at their hall St Martins Wednesday night March 1 with a largeattendance Branch 0 started March 1 1878 with the following named brothers Frank Speckert John Alwein Frank Feldkamp William Schupp Ferd Kirchdofer Lorenz Dillman Conrad Kotheimer Henry Feldkamp Adam Weber John Wopreis and Emil Stein except Lorenz Dillmau all are alive to day and still hustling for new timber Brother Frank Speckert actedeighteen years as Secretary for said branch with Brother Mike Reichart as President Branch 0 has today 248 members in good standing and with Joe Werner as President will soon have tb6 largest Branch in the United States At the meeting Wed nesday night they initiated three new members and had four more new appli cants Addresses were made by H Veeneman Stated President Brother H Feldhouse Those present were Record ing Secretary Frank Speckert and Hustling Joe Werner Here ie hoping the best for Branch 0 Patriots give us u left through the mud II i 8 a a a a a e T7ir EMBLEM i I w1 II f Who Is the Most Popular Hibernian j5 Two handsome Emblems of the Ancient Order of fjf- jjj Hibernians will be w awarded by the Kentucky Irish V e nunI votes COn 7 pAreqI- k P- a1 t IReconl the Candidate on the First Line Division on the Secondiii r v TJIII u u ot v Ur7 f I I f JOHN F OERTELBUTC- IIERTOWN BREWERY CREAM COMMON BEER 14001404 Story Avenue Telephone 891 LOUISVILLE KY IRISHH SOCIETY DIRECTORY A O rI- DIVISION 1 Meets on the Second and Fourth Tuesday Evenings of Each Month President Edward Clancy Vice PresidentThomas Dolan Recording SecretaryL D Perranda Financial SecretaryPeter Cusick 132 Twentieth stree- tTreasurerJohn Mulloy DIVISION 2 Meets on the Second and Fourth Thurs day Evenings of Each Month President William T Meehan Vice PresidentThomas Cam field Recording Secretary J Charles Obst Financial SecretaryJohn T Keaney 1335 Rogers street Treasurer Owen Keircn DIVISION 3 Meets on the First and Third Wednesday Evenings af Each Month PresidentJoseph P Taylor Vice PresidentPhil Cavanaugh Recording Secretary JohnCavanaugh Financial SecretaryNoJ Sheridan 2018 Lytie stree- tTreasurerD J Coleman DIVISION 4 Meets on the Second and Fouth Wednes day Evenings of Each Month presidentJohn H Heunessy Vice PresidentThomas Lynch Recording Secretary Thomas J Kelly Financial SecretaryGeorge Flahiff 420 East Gray street Treasurer Harry Brady- DIVISION C Meets on the First and Third Tuesday Evenings of Each Month President William J McCarthy Vice President John J Lannan Recording SecretaryJ E Yenner Financial SecretaryD J Tierney 1328 Grayson street TreasurerGeorge A Daniel THE FILIPINOS CONTINUED PROSE FIRST PACK sell for 100 Mexican dollars Hoosi is another native cloth which Is much em ployed in the dressmaking of the natives It is even finer than the pina cloth and is made from a mixture of fine hemp fiber and the pineapple plant Many of the more cultivated Tagalo women are fine performers on various musical instruments The harp seems to he the favorite and I have heard sonic really fine nude on this instrument Near the camp of the command to which I belong are several native shacks and frequently of an evening I have heard the sweet notes of a violin most beauti fully played mingling with the songs of the night birds which are common in this tropical land I determined one eve ning to search out this unknown player and following the sounds I came at last upon a little native girl of about twelve years who having been blind from birth had learned to use this instrument pos sibly as a solace in her affliction She seemed most happy in her music and seldom have I enjoyed it more than when listening to this poor little blind maiden pouring forth her whole soul in sweetest strainsIt not a difficult matter for a Filipino couple to set up housekeeping after mar riage The native shacks or bungalows are curiouslooking affairs built entirely of bamboo thatched with banana leaves and invariably set up on stilts of bamboo six or ten feet above the ground The interior of the house is divided into two or three rooms one of which is usually reserved as a chapel or prayer room for therein is set up a picture of the Virgin and a candle is invariably kept burning in homage The household goods of these people are few A grass mat serves for a bed half a dozen calabashes or earthenware pots for cooking purposes and for the storage of rainwater and pos sibly one or two pictures cut from some illustrated paper complete the furnishing of a Filipinos home They invariably keep children pigs and at least three dogs but the most prized of all is the plumed and petted fighting cock of th Filipino This bird is fed on the best ban bamboo house for himself and is the pride and boast of the whole family This passion for cock fighting is universal 1 among these people and it is no unusual sight to see a Filipino on his way to church with a game cock under hisjrm expecting to fight in the churchyard after service Smoking is a universal custom among the natives Men women and children I use tobacco in every form and I have seen a mother with her babe of two 0 three years in her arms smoking a cigar while the poor little one was sucking on a cigarette Many of the young women do not smoke out of regard to their teeth J 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I- Jo 1 V e t1- M rexsiFAMERICAN IRELAND i Record of the Most Important ofd the Recent Events Culled From Exchangess A lighterman named Quinir was drowned at the locks in the Boyne just above Drogheda February 0 i In Parliament Iebruary 7 Mr Gerald Balfour gave notice that he would intro duce a bill to establish a department of agriculture and other industries and techI nicnl education in Ireland I In Limerick as elsewhere ore a num ber of ruinous houses in which the poorer classes are compelled to live and to pay 1 exorbitant rents therefore The new t Council has intimated that In course of time steps will be taken to compel landlords J to put those houses into habitable condition which will undoubtedly be a I step in the right direction- A I meeting of the Coolgreany tenants has been held in the 08 Centenary Rooms Arklow placed at their disposal by the Rev P Dunphy P P for the purpose of taking immediate steps as members of the All Ireland Evicted Tenants League to fall into line with their J brother tenants throughout Ireland and doing all that was necessary to promote I the success of their movement Bills are pending before the British Parliament for the amalgamation or absorption I of all the railway systems oftt South Ireland under one management There is strong opposition and the rail way companies are resorting to threats and proscription of their employes who dare to express them elves or in any way aid in the opposition Recently an em ploye was dismissed for testifying ad versely to the company and was only reinstated on order of courtII Alexander Spratt aged two years andII a half son of James Spratt of Sherry groom near Stewartstown was accidentally choked bya piece of carrotI While the mother of the child was preparing the dinner the tittle boy lifted piece of carrot and began to eat it and was subsequently found lying on th floor Several remedies were resorted to and Dr Greaves who happened to be attending a patient in the district wasI summoned and arrived promptly but though he did all in his power for the little boy the child died in great agony When County Court Judge Kane resumed the business of the WexfordI Quarter Sessions James P Connor Dep uty SubSheriff Enniscorthy addressing Judge Kane said that as there had been no criminal business in either the north ern or southern divisions of the county it had become his pleasant duty on behalfr of the High Sheriff Major WestropI Dawson to present the learned Judge with a pair of white gloves Judge Kane in returning thanks said that in additionI to the fact that no criminal business hadI come before his court he was glad to learn that up to the present not a single case had been listed for the assizes Thatt showed a very satisfactury state of affairs 1 for a county which had such a large population and which included three con siderable towns Wexford New Ross andI Enniscorthy The remarkable peaceful ness of the county taking into account the enonnous number of publichouses in the country and also he was afraid he should add the large amount of drinking that was going on was very creditable The weekly return of births and deaths in the Dublin Registration area during the week ending Saturday Pebtuary A1 amounted to 210 births and 215 deaths Thus the number of persons who were born during the week in Dublin is almost exactly identical with the number o those who died The death rate was something over 30 per 1000an alarm ing figure The number of deaths from zymotic diseases including scarlatina influenza whoopingcough enteric fever and diarrhoea was only 13 which wa 13 below the average for the correspond ing week of the last ten years and 5 under the number for the week whir ended on January 28 of the present year During the week only 3 cases of diph theria were admitted to hospital There was an increase in the number of deaths from diseases of the respiratory organs as compared with each of the two pre ceding weeks These deaths included 42 from bronchitisseemingly a rather formidable figure 5 from pneumonia and 2 from croup It is satisfactory to find that croup the terror of mothers ha played so unimportant a part of llute in our midst This disease is well known to be almost invariably curable if th Iiproper11 the Dublin hospitals 1Q deaths were caused during the week by diseases of the brain and nervous system and 18 by pulmonary consumptio- nTIlNANT RIGHT IN ULSTER t The annual meeting of the Ulster t Tenants Defense Association was held in the Rosemarystreet Lecture Halll Belfast and was largely attended by del egates from the various branches scat R tered through Ulster A Kennedy Glar ryford presided and delivered the Presidential i i address in which he touched upon the present position of the frish land question the maladministration of the land acts and the final solution by the establishment of occupying ownership I The report set forth that during the past twelve months the Ulster Tenants Defense Association had vigilantly care I for the cause of tenant right in all its phaseS in the Province of Ulster It went on to say that the administration of the land acts in the courts had been watched and criticised by the Execativ Council that advice and substantial aid had been rendered to assist ia maintain ing the interests of tenant right in test COMB and that the report of the Iry Commlion was duly studied and critji cited by the Executive Council Candii date for Parliament lid been tMta M o utotbeirand thai aknvjiiU of tenant right The report pointed out that by far the most i- a important tusk of the association during the period was the studying and circulating of the report of the Fry Commission- on the land acts The important work by the association in collecting evi dence and providing legal advocacy on behalfof the tenants before that commis was more that surpassed in the exposure which the executive was able to make of the halting sometimes self contradictory and not seldom misinformed character of many of their find ings A detailed reply was formulated which was accorded the highest praise by experts in land legislation and re ceived a great deal of attention from the cf Ireland and many of the leading British journals Over 2000 copies were circulated among the members and copies were sent to all members of Par liamentaiid many public titer Mainly through the advice and aid of the asso ciation the famous case of Adams vs Dunseath in which Justice Meredith decided that the tenant should pay the landlord rent on his own improvements and should not receive any allowance for his occupation interest was carried to the highest court in Ireland When Lord Dufferin threatened to filch the Ulster custom from his tenantry the as sociation organized public opinion on this invasion of timehonored rights and gave what assistance was in our power They had published in pamphlet form some thousands of copies of Baileys legal judgment in favor of the existence of the Ulster custom together with speeches on the elements and history of the custom by the Rev R Lyttle A Kennedyand the Marquis of Dufferin Their Secretary was unable to devote the whole of his time during the past half year to their service but by the unanimous request of the Council it was arranged that he should devote what time was necessary to carry on and maintain the work of the association The Rev R Lyttle Moneyrea in moving the adoption of the report said that Ireland and more particularly Ulster had reacheda crisis or he might more correctly say a series of crises in the administration of the land acts The month of February waas likely to prove memorable in regard to vitalepoints will be up for decision on appeal j as to whether the tenant would get the benefit of his own improvements or only 5 per cent on his outlay when it was successful and whether the Ulster custom existed on the Dufferin estate But by far the most vital point which will be decided by the Supreme Court of Ap peals is the question as to whether the occupation interest would count for any thing to the tenant in fixing a fair rent He next referred to the great issues involved in the forthcoming appeal cases In the case of Lord Dufferin whichI raised the question of the Ulster tenant right the tenants cause was however in good hands McCnrtan who lead been ever the watchful custodian of their rights in Parliament and out of it had retained the services of two eminent counsel Messrs Hume and Greer who were well versed in the land acts and customs of Ulster He then referred to the historic case of Adams and Dunseath in which flagrantly unjust decision was given iin the first year of the land act and wa the precedent for cutting the whole ten antry of Ireland out of their right accord sing to the act 1881 to the unrented en joyment of their own improvements of their holdings That case after the lapse of fifteen years came up for decision last year The landlord appealed against the decision of the SubCommissioners and the Chief Commissioner raised the rent The new Judge of the Land Commission gave a judgment on the allocation of tit increased letting value in consequence off the tenants improvements and on lh occupation interest which startled th country That judgment was regarded as the most scandalously unjust judgmentI pronounced since the establishment o the land courts Attempts were now beings made to grab from tenants the right of their holdings at half the market value in order that the landlord might pocket the other half and afterward de velop the land as building ground If this inequitable administration of the laud acts was maintained they should soon become convinced of the folly o getting fresh statutes and should beginI to see that a means of appointing t Judges was what Irelandrequired John Robinson Letterkenny seconded the adoption of the report and dwelt o the question of land valuations The report was unanimously adopted The following resolution was moved by J Moore Crumlin seconded byTeK Hare bihson Portadown and passed unani mously That in our opinion great Iin jjustice has been done in the County Arm agh bv the Chief Commissioners in raisin rents in fruit growing districts and w strongly support the claims of the tenon whose cases have not yet been reheard and that we reaffirm our sympathy and desire to support the Dufferiu tenants- A vote pf thanks to the Chairman ter minuted the proceedings lNOBODV BUT MOTHER Nobody knows of the work it makes togetheriNobody knows of the steps it takes Nobody knowsbut mother Nobody listens to childish woes Which kisses only smother Nobodys pained by haughty blows Nobodyonly mother caredBestowed on baby brother Nobody knows of the tender care Nobodyonly mother Nobody knows of the lessons taught Of loving one another l Nobody knows of the patience sought Nobody only mother T Nobody knows of the aaxions fears Lest darlings may not weather yearsiabovetheavenly For that sweet iafta motkert lor I Nobody 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