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''let it be 40. He rises into eminence at the darkest period of Germanj^'s travail: he enrols and victoriously leads great armies.! Watson's Magazine THOS." The emperor consented. . child. at Did he have heart and in purpose? any fixed. Editor The House ann'HE emperor would rather of Hapsburg The Reigning "Divine Right" Austrian Dynasty see notice him as he stalks gloomily beggars than heretics in Ger- many !" This monstrous sentiment was prochiimed. He brings to bloody failure the brilliant campaign of Gustavus Adolphus. . shame- exultantly of the Thirty Years' War. when he was a threw him into the hands of an placed him in the Jesuit ColBy the time these corruptors and poisonei-s of youthful minds had finished with him. brutal assassins. the annals of royal and priestly turpitude and crime." said Wallenstein. the great soldier through the camp. or anybody? Had he a creed. This was Wallenstein.000 men for a campaign against (he He lives in regal state at Prague. him — and who vulgarly. until the Jesuits and their puppet emperor are supreme and then the Jesuits and the Hapsburg hire . the horde of "That . Ferdinand selected him to enrol 20.000. and leaves the Swedish King dead on the field of Lutzen. who The year 1625 found this marvellous German already rich by marriage. but their death. brutally kill in lands lessly. where blocks of houses are bought and pulled down. E. or devoured by the no less ruinous process of unmerciful taxation. save his wife. in reply to the appeals of the people whose substance was being destroyed by Roman Catholic marauders. ever spends a moment with him in private his officers keep their distance. he becomes the indispensable Captain and organizer to the stupid Hapsburg. He beats down all the Protestant champions. there is no blacker In all Around this man's name and career hangs an impenetrable mystery and a horrible fascination. a secret plan within the folds of his outward work? No one can say. and purses. and then broke. execute the despotic will of such an emperor. the Jesuits had fashioned the most terrible instrument that Divine Right ever used. mystery and murder than this! Wallenstein's parents were Protestants. in order that he may have space and quiet he gives no man his friendship no woman. German is heretics. To vulgar. young Wallenstein had been thoroughly imbued with the deadly spirit of Jesuituncle lege at Ollmutz. What was he. and the army will support itself. ism. it are paid for oi^enly. ultimate aim? Did he believe in anything. not enough. Ferdinand II. WATSON. and famous by reason of his military exploits against the Turks and the Bohemians. and his soldiers are not permitted to . a mission.

all and the dread Twins of famine and pestilence. stern. The peasants starved. or roosters crowed in the hearing of AVallenstein. ruined farms. the emperor "The and soldiers burn. his plunder their resources. b}^ the strangest course of events. little marauders were brought together. such wars On confiscated estates in Bohemia. He received from the emperor the duchy of Friedland. wherever they marched. there was no mercy. which. Wallenstein very nearly corresponded to one's mental conception thin. and the soldiers feasted. is now the property of a grandson of the late. patriot. He loaned millions to the bankers of Venice and Amsterdam. and when the great Captain was at Prague. jugglers and other such crude theatricals as were known to the Middle Ages. and of Mephistopheles. taciturn. containing 9 towns. and his rewards to soldiers who . was the duchy of Sagan." Such were the miseries brought upon his own people. He hanged one of his upper servants for He wore women. the wails of the homeless. were stripped with inexorable impartiality. fluttered a large red plume and his breeches were red. chains were stretched across the streets in his neigh- A followers. distinguished themselves. they pillaged. and over his black hat. bare. no soldier-song. strict disciplinarian on a campaign. and his boots. sacked cities. His servants were naturally not given to prattling in the palace." because he persisted in wearing spurs which clanked when he came to the chief. or cows lowed. Catholic and Protestant.— 120 —— WATSON'S MAGAZINE. cadaverous. and provided musicians. Among the camp- having awakened him without orders. Wallenstein became many times a millionaire. and a dozen patrols were ever on duty to assure tranquility. borhood. the army of this most extraordinary man numbered 150. and his long nose came down. Wallenstein had to ignore the difference between Catholic and Protestant: to men who must live by loot. The great Captain's eye was keen for military merit. ravaged and conTo quered. drays. for cowards and mutineers. In the year 1629. violated genial smile was ever known to rest. His officers kept many servants. all tempting victims look alike.000. to shut out carts. that the Archduke Leopold wrote to his brother. of New York. and the craven. and he must have looked a good deal like the Devil. hiding the iron mouth from which no kind coldly — and black eyes gleamed — word. in satisfaction of Ferdinand's debt. and 57 castles and villages. over a heavy black moustache. russet. massacre. his own empire. Wallenstein tolerated the loosest living in camp. beak-like. '•''Hang the dogT was the sentence of death to the insubordinate. and ears. and he caused one of his officers to be secretly "removed. above his elk-skin jacket. entertained lavishly. break windows the torture poor. Tall. and benevolent assimilator of other peoples' property. They were a devastating horde of Vandals. cut off noses stoves. and under the stern command of their Captain. maintain such a host. impoverished men. or inscrutably from a pale face. The common people. If dogs barked. fieirely. In physical aspect. beneath the black brows of a closely cropped head of black hair. and noisy pedestrians. they did not remain long in that environment. a white doublet and cloak. wagons. So frightful were the sufferings which were inflicted upon Ger- were lavish but. many. lamented Jay Gould. philanthropist. no joyous battlecr}' was ever heard and on which no — In the wake of Wallenstein's army were burning towns. violate. were thousands of bad women. by this . and one of the imperial provinces which was surrendered to him.

had extinguished the feelings humanity. which the emperor died a The year frightful famine was added to the other of m houses by the hundreds of thousands burned. a few years before the most simple and kind-hearted creatures were man Catholic prelates who are now demanding that our Government order the restoration of the ill-gotten wealth which Spanish priests lost. whose motto was. being unable to endure the pangs of hunger." (Vol. Bethius. the Emperor Maximilian's mad enterprise failed. and cease not. wandered like fiends. four-fifths of all the domestic animals destroyed. and poverty and sickness of heart. The effect of this Edict may be imagined. if the President of the United States should heed the Ro- found dead with their mouths full of grass. and on this principle he had acted through life. pps. whilst those who have caused all these miseries. in whose breasts famine and suffering tory of Germany.' says as well as of man.' Shame is her por'lieth in the dust. that the people.'' " (Markham's His- and cruel policy. than a country tainted with !" heresy "Heretics were therefore to be exterminated. the spirits of innocent children butchered in this unholy war. if we can realize what would happen in Mexico. and in some districts attempts were made to knead earth into bread.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Throughout Germany the license of war and the misery consequent on famine and pestilence had so utterly destroyed the morality which was once the pride and the boast of the land. The curse of God is on her because of her cruelties. mercenaries vied with the foreign infested their country in setting at nought the laws of God now who had wrung from Ferdinand II. cry day and night unto God for vengeance. VI. The effect of this unnatural and loathsome diet was a pestilence. that a land had better lie waste thaiv harbor heretics and rebels. when. and who have sunk to the degradation of cannibalism'''' such is the hideous picture of Jesuit-Papist. through which dissolute soldiers and half-starved miserable peasants.) In Harmsworth's admirable "History of the World. disinterred and devoured the bodies of their fellow-creatures. 1629. 4410) we are told that Germany was at this peOne-half riod a land of desolation. the Jesuits struck a deeper blow in the famous "Edict of Restitution" which ordered the imme- thousands. and blood-shed. . "Better a desert. Ten thousand times ten thousand souls. The Jesuits had impressed upon him the devilish maxim. which swept awa}'' the soldiery as well as the people. ready to devour alike friends and foes. by the science. in 1867. The ruthless Edict which the Jesuits of Europe.Abso^ lutist vengeance upon a people that had dared to indulge in freedom of con- horrors of war. and reduced the fair plains and fields of Germany to the condition of a howling AA'ilderness. In Pomerania hundreds destroyed themselves. "starving men in whom all feeling for the benefits of society is dead.000. but because those who presumed to differ from their sovereign were in his eyes guilty of reMore than 10. 311-12.. and blasphemies. not solely because their doctrines were damnable. — and even hunted down human beings that they might feed on their flesh. of the inhabitants butchered.000 human bellion. Hapsbiirg. p. tion. and the shouts of revelry and the voice of music are heard in their dwellings. beings were sacrificed to this unjust 121 'Germany. On the Island of Rugen many poor Romanist the restoration to diate clergy of all the property they had lost during the previous 27 years. So ghastly was this visitation that men^ to save their lives. In March. was ruthlessly executed by as brutal a soldiery as ever made militarism hateful. live in peace and freedom. in his 'Excidium Germaniae.


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period of woe. rapine

and slaughter that Gustavus Adolphus, with a small Swedish army, came to
the rescue of

German

Protestants,

He

was not able, however, to save the city It fell to the Papist of Magdeburg. army of Pappenheim and Tilly, and
the fearful scenes that followed
ture, excite
its

cap-

horror in
or

all

who

read.

children were back into the flames. Women were outraged in the sight of their husbands, daughters at the feet of their mothers. The Croats amused themselves by hurling children into the flames; while Tilly's dragoon* transfixed nurslings to their mothers'

"Men,

women and
driven

murdered,

breasts Avith their sabres."

Pappenheim wrote

to the

Hapsburg

turned against the Lutherans: the Proforces seemed hopelessly vanquished, and Papalism permanently established. It was time to rid the Jesuits of a former pupil who had grown to hate them so implacably that he would not tolerate a priest in his camp or palace time to rid a coAvardly and perfidious Hapsburg of a subject who had heaped too many favors upon the head of an ungrateful prince. Lulling the great Captain by flattering letters, the emperor signed an order for his assassination; and it gives an American a queer feeling to read the names of the murderers for therj were Irish Catholics. Ferdinand II., the Nero of Roman Catholicism, died in 1637. in the
testant

emperor that he was sorry "we had spectators, not, as your imperial majesty and consort." When Tilly entered the smoking city, 6,000 corjDses were thrown into the
a passage for him. Out of a population of 31,000 only 5,000 survived the massacre. During the long seige, the starving wretches had actually resorted to cannibalism, so
riA'er to clear

odor of sanctity, and with a lighted candle in his hand. The twelve million Christian Germans whom he had butchered in the name of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Marj% and the Italian Pope, did not haunt his dying hours, any more than they awoke remorse in the Jesuits who had taught the imbecile that the only true way to get to Heaven,

was

to

murder people that did not
II.
it

join

maddening was

Catholic historians have themselves chronicled this ghastl}^ truth, and have gloated over it. (May, 1631.)
their distress.

the Catholic Church.

Ferdinand
son, of

was succeeded by

a

(See, Schiller's Thirty Years'

Mitchell's Life of Wallenstein.

War. Mark-

ham's "Germany.") At the battle of Lutzen in 1632, Wallenstein was technically defeated; but as the Swedish hero and Protestant champion was killed, the Papal cause reaped the substantial fruits of victory.

Once before, the Jesuits and the Hapsburg emperor had thought they
could dispense with Wallenstein, and he had been disgraced but events having again made him an imperious necessity, they had fawned upon him, pleaded with him, surrendered implicitly to all his conditions, and placed the fate of the empire in his hands. Now, however, the tide had decisively
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be said that he was even more of a besotted slave of the priests than his father had been. For another 11 years, the hideous war Avent on; and then the Jesuits and Hapsburgs fell, before the combined powers of Sweden and France. By the Peace of Westphalia, (1648.) Austria lost a portion of the empire, and the Protestants won freedom of worship. But the Jesuits held their grip on Austria itself, and, with the exception of brief intervals, they have held it ever since. Ferdinand III. passed from earth in due course, and another Hapsburg entered into the service of the Jesuits. His name is known to history as Leopold, and he was a most thoroughly Jesuitized prince. Every morning he heard three

whom

may

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masses, one after the other; and his prayers were so long and so fervid that he was supposed to have callosities on his sacred knees. On the approach of
a priest, the

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his

hat.

emperor always took off His devotions during Lent

who buzzed about the corridors and salons of the palace in Vienna. This sceptered idiot plunged nations into wars, and sent his subjects
to
fight,

were so tremendous, that foreign ambassadors—Catholic, but not crazyresigned their office, rather than go through such an ordeal. In Leopold, the Hapsburg facial deformity appeared in exaggerated form, as it did in some of the Spanish members of the family. His under jaw
"^

knew nothing at all. For his success,

and die in prolonged struggles about whose causes and motives they
suffer,

great

generals

planned campaigns and won immortal victories— and were hardly permitted
to kneel at his feet

and

kiss his hand.

John

Sobieski,

King of Poland,

beat

so that the sacred mouth could not be closed over the teeth; and therefore he could neither chew his food properly, nor speak plainly. His sacred head was small, and his thin hair was white. His sacred little

projected,

back the Turks and saved Leopold'*, throne, after Leopold himself had ingloriously fled from Vienna; and then the cowardly emperor refused to shake hands with his savior, because Sobieski was a king hy election, and not by
birth
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were weak, and he tottered as he walked. He was below the middle height, and wore a tall head-dress,
legs

His prodigious, chin was adorned by a scraggy, sparse growth of black hairs,
deformed
which were nature's efforts at a beard. To complete the charms of this Divine Right monarch, he played the flute, and operated a turning-lathe. He believed
in

known

as the peruke.

In a letter written from the army before Vienna, Sobieski describes with just indignation the haughty, ungrateful conduct of the Hapsburg emperor,

saying—
"I paid

my

compliments

to

him

in

fortune-telling,

Latin, and he replied in the same idiom, with phrases already prepared. I presented my son to him, who advanced and saluted him. The emperor did not even lift his hand to his hat."

divination,

alchemy and miracles. This Hapsburg reigned half a cen. tury, and was engaged in five great wars, but he was never seen anywhere
near a battle field. He was never even seen in camp. Wrapped around by the ceremonial of court etiquette, this

In other words, this Hapsburg who had run away from his capital at the approach of the Turks, and who owed his kingdom to the Polish army, would
elected

not condescend to notice the son of the monarch of Poland Sobieski continues— "The Viovode of

had no will of his own, nor any knowledge of current events,' save that which was sifted through his
screen of Jesuits.

rickety creature

Gallicia led the emi^eror through

my

army; but our soldiers were irritated by his haughtiness. They complained
bitterly because he did not display the
least gratitude for their fatigues
hat.''''

accident of birth, a hideous imbecile controlled the destinies of millions of intelligent human beings, each of whom was a better man

By

and

privations, not even dimply lifting the

than

himself. He stance with

devoured
his
taxes.

their

A

submillion

toiled year in and living in penurious frugality, to feed and pamper the gaudy courtiers
out.

husbandmen

Speaking of how the Austrian courhad thronged his tent before the great battle, and how they then avoided him after he had saved the emperor, Sobieski adds—"Everybody is disheartened ice wish that we had never
tiers
;

helped

the

emperor,

but

that

this

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race
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Hapsburgs)

had

been eternally confounded."

Another brilliant soldier who fought and triumphed for the cowardly idiot, Leopold I., was Prince Eugene, celebrated in the Western world as the companion-in-arms of Marlborough.
In August, 1697, the Austrian forces under Eugene defeated the Turks at Zenta on the Theiss, inflicting a loss that was almost unprecedented for those times, 30,000 men, 80 cannon, and 423 standards. After putting his army into winterquarters, the adventurous Eugene

The systematic attempt to do the same fiendish work, for the Hapsburg family and the Italian church, in Bosnia, Herzegovina, and Servia precipiout.

ted the
lion

Armageddon
beings.

cost the lives of

more than two

that has already mil-

human

llius does a difference of two hundred years fail to shvw the slightest
difference in dynastic Jesuit diabolism/

amhition

and

The Hungarian
ish

crucifixion began in

Februar}' 1687, and nothing that Spanheretics

suffered

was worse than

the savage crusade against the
Protestants.

Magyar

formed a flying column of 4,000 cavalry, 2,600 infantry, and 12 guns, dashed over the Balkans, and penetrated as far as Sarajevo. These were the first troops from the

West
and

to invade the

Turkish dominions

curious to note that the worldwar now deluging so many nations with blood, originated in Austrian- J esuit persecutions in that identical territory.
it is

Arbitrary arrests, rigorous imprisonments, horrible tortures, swift murders were measured out by the Jesuits to all who were suspected of disloyalty to the Roman Catholic Church. To those who protested their innocence and asked for a trial, Caraffa
replied,

"You

will be tried after execution." (Vehse, Vol. V., p. 272. Michiels,

The crushing blow given

to

Turkey

p. 205.)

at Zenuta, led to the peace of Carlowitz

(January, 1699,) whereby the Hapsburgs obtained the kingdom of Hungary, excepting Banat, Transylvania,

"The most noble persons, the men of highest reputation, and the brave captains who had fought in the war of independence, were led onto the scaffold, either together or separately,

and Slavonia. (See, Harmsworth's History.
p. 4445.)

with

Vol.

6,

Already, the Jesuits had been at work upper Hungary, where a brother of the ferocious Cardinal Caraffa had been apiDointed Commandant. In applying for this authority over the doomed countrj^, Antonia Caraffa (a Neapolitan) said to the imperial court: "If I believed I had in my whole body a single drop of blood favorable to the Hungarians, I would have my veins opened. Let me be employed, then, to subdue them / laugh at their immunities^ their laws., their judicial forms, and their Constitution. I will make Hungary captive, next mendiin
!

victims of a lower class. Some were dragged out and lengthened on ladders expressly made to dislocate limbs; others had their heads bound with cords or fillets of metal, until their eyes
started
p.

from

their sockets."

(History
I.,

of the Hungarian Revolution, Vol.
349.)
to

hands

"They were hanged by the gibbets, and enormous weights
their

attached to their feet, while the hang-

man burned

armpits with

wax

tapers, or shook over the

unhappy men

torches of pitch and rosin which bea liquid shower of fire. They were tortured with red-hot

dewed them with
and
steel

pincers,

raised to a white heat
toes.

blades or nails were and thrust be-

cant,

and

finally Catholic."

(Michiel's,

p. 203.)

This diabolical threat was carried

neath the nails on their fingers and Many, half roasted and half lacerated, died under this torture.

just as the modern fee-simple owner of lands. in defiance of the ancient law (belonging to a barbarous code. In Article 377 of the Austrian Penal demned and which demanded that the culprits should confirm their confession when out of their torturer's clutches. applauded these horrors. Code. Antonio Caraffa displayed his rocity to fe- even a greater extent. that the secret Manual of the Inquisition found its way into the notes. Of him. Large tcires at a lohite heat were introduced into the natural passages of the hody. he amused himself with lost women. Leopold's delegate offered six hunto any one who invented a neio 'punishment^ and one of these tortures. it was provided. the accused can neither ask for an advocate to he allowed him. Any obnoxious to the Jesuits. Czechs and Ger- mans of the Hapsburg empire. or the slightest word escaped from them which might be used against them. His brother inherited the Hapsburg principalities. to If the excess of pain subdued their courage. passes them on to all law of the empire. who fell a victim to small-pox in 1711. played dice in short. by the Divine Right of birth. the against himy citizen Italian Pope and the Jesuits possessed a pliable and powerful tool. Bohemians. the father his son. and then they were decapitated. and malevolent persecution was the system judge. the brother his sister and so on or he held equally — guilty. and peoples. nor to have the aid of a lawyer to advise him in his awful danger. 206-207. That legislation still exists in Ausand the Roman Catholic intoleris ance of that Uapshurg empire. their execution was immediately proceeded with. mules and horses. they had made a perverted bigot who . al- — most as unmerciful as it was in the days of Leopold.) So complete was the Jesuit triumph in Austria. That system of secret." pps. and was succeeded by Joseph I. fastened to the wheel. the most atrocious of all those described by the historians. drank delicate wines. or lo know what was the charge against him. The Jesuits. kingdoms. Slavonians. nor for information as to the charges — down the line of inheritance.. cash and to joy cret and pleasure. and substituting for the compassionate creed of Christ the infernally cruel dogmas of Popes. In him. who could not allow the accused prepare for trial. arrest. condestroyed hundreds of thousands of men and women whose only crime was non-belief in Popery. for. and after the victims had heen stripped of their or to a private enemy. 125 was subject to dred florins and to trial before an imperial clothing. impaled or quartered. while the victims were groaning and imploring for his mercy. too) under which Jesuits had tried. Tyrolese. or howling and writhing in intolerable agony before his windows. is known to history as Charles VI. Hungarians. Thus the devilish spirit of the Inquisition entered the national law of Austria. makes our hair stand on end. those men of God.— WATSON'S MAGAZINE. houses. died in 1705. Article 337 of the Penal Code of the Hapsburgs contains these terrible words: "As the defence of innocence is one of the duties of the criminal judge. the brother his brother.. setting aside the natural affections and loyalties of the family. one-sided. gave himself up tria. or what was the testimony of the prosecution.. Their right hand was first cut off. the son his father. The brother who became heir the Austrians. The emperor Leopold I. and regarded this hideous carnage with unblushing cheek. flocks and herds. that the wife should denounce the husband. according to the caprice of the judges and their blood-thirsty auxiliaries." (Michiels "Se- History of the Austrian Government.

a solemn treaty was shamelessly violated. Thus. and given one week to pass through! Some of the Salzburgers braved thfe ocean. In Catholic Bavaria. No army of Goths desolated those fair regions: no Tilly or Wallenstein Avrought havoc there. meet and settle protection. The losses inflicted by such a decree can be readily imagined. The miner and the woodsman and the shepherd i^ursued their peaceful vocations in the midst of such landscapes. but not a fanatic. but after his death. Some of the fugitives found homes when all the vast ocean of Germany was storm-swept. The ruler of this mountain province v/as at once a prince ! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. and building their historic church on a height which overlooks the river. of European blood.600 men. the mountaineers chose delegates to some in Denmark. One act of oppression and repression. and Bohemia. Archbishop Lodron ruled his province for more than thirty years. he prevented the Bible-Christians of his diocese from allying themselves with the Hussites and the Lutherans. and of Christ's : their religion As in the case of the Moors. the Thirty Years' War left Salzburg unscathed. There they multiplied and prospered. upon some plan for selfThe new Archbishop and a prelate. Since the expulsion of the Moors from Spain. while the land-owners were given five months to sell out and leave. the victims were white people. troubles began to come upon the vassals long protected. that they prevailed upon the emperor to decree the banishment of the entire sect. But the Salzburgers who owned no property in land were given eight days to quit the country. .— 126 could not even tolerate the existence of of Bible-Christians inoffensive the Salzburg. such scenes of natural beauty and charm. the ferocity of the Italian church had not more sweepingly out- lawed a larger number of men and in this case. for the Peace of Westphalia had pledged the Hapsburgs to allow three years" grace to any objectionable Reformer. some twentyfive miles above the City of Savannah.- not allow the Jesuits to enter Salzburg. The infernal persecution. and wreck-strewn. No cannon's roar echoed through the forests which clothed those sublime mountains. in Prussia. of exaction and spoilation followed another. they were watched by hostile troops. and came to the Colony of Georgia. In the Protestant provinces of Europe. until in August. azure valleys and silver streams. as the Creator made when His thoughts 714 heads of families. Salzburg was an oasis in the horrible desert of the Thirty Years' War a haven where life-boats rode at ease when banished. This step so provoked the Jesuits and the Italian Pope. and outlived the era of religious carnage. Thus menaced with the awful fate which had overtaken the Protestants of Hungary. some in Hanover. the Salzburg Christians appealed to the Lutherans of Prussia. numbering 17. these victims of the Hapsburgs. No blare of trumpets broke the quietude of those remote and lovely valleys where the peasants fed flocks and herds. and Charles sent an army of 3. At the same time. 1731. and to respect their property rights. restricted to one highway. settling at Ebenezer. Saxony and Hanover. of the Jesuits and of the Italian Pope were eagerly welcomed and aided. He temporal lord under the feudal sj'stem. and a spiritual lord under the Papacy. whom he had so Jesuits marked them for and the machinery of imperial despotism was soon put in motion. Archbishop Paris Lodron was a Catholic. nor did he join the papal League which was shedding torrents of German blood in the name of religion. even were moulded into snow-capped hills. He would was a claimed the emperor's help.

and in search of a school to teach. for three centuries rendered the houses of Bour- bon and Hapsburg. in order that you and I that excites a — The Empress Maria Theresa is the most popular Hapsburg. However. in Write it in letters of gold on the memories of rising generations. an experienced French states- man says: ''The long enmity which. and in the events which followed. "Write it Write it forever on the marble that stands where brave men lie Write it for eternity on the pages where living lovers of liberty tell of the dauntless spirits that defied Popes and Kings. addressing her as. Concerning this alliance between the crafty Hapsburg and the infatuatec' Bourbon." and the two good Catholics made wax out of that other good Catholic. He remembers how the broad German accent of the men. Theij went with the lands. was succeeded by . he went into this Salzburger settlement. &c. I AMien the straight-laced husband of Theresa learned of this correspondence. and certain peculiarities of language and manner. herds. Every tomb-stone marks the grave of a hero a stalwart. she did not hesitate to court the handsome harlot who controlled the Bourbon king. just as the coal-miners used to be sold as a part of the chattels belonofiniT to the mines. the alliance between the two Catholic countries was made.) in Having at the time. Peter Wallner. (1740. hut there is not a moment that I am not ready to die for the truthy said the tj'pical Salzburger. when they threatened him with the gallows. might be soul free. died the emperor wished his daughter to inherit the Hapsburg dominions.) The only son of Charles VI. rather than desert the sacred Cause. Louis ]^. "/ aTTh a poor man. (Michiels: p. There ica isn't a burial ground in Amer- nobler veneration than that wherein the old Salzburgers sleep. &c.. in mind. for by that time the world had forgotten whom the Hapsburgs had taken it from. She ! ! wrote an autograph letter to the Pompadour. impressed him a penniless 127 effected this salutary change the law of imperial inheritance.^'' The scarlet French lady replied. 2S9.ife had written to the French cocotte. "My dear Queen. also.Iaria XV. Hungary. Charles departed this life. and inflicted irreparable damage upon the furniture in the room. lands. and the thing was settled. he was so infuriated that he used unprecedented language to his Maria. God-fearing soul that would not bend his conscience to emperor and pope. ''''Madam. but when she wanted the help of France. before the immortal words shall be forgotten early. and was a Avoman who had to endure the hard mauling of Frederick the Great. how highly these descendants of the original refugees were spoken of by the people of the adjacent communities. and. flocks. in hand. The people of Austria. peoples. houses. The world sympathized with her when the Prussian king took Silesia away from her. Maria Theresa was a severely religious potentate. were not consulted or considered. for the world did not then Hunknow what diabolical deeds the Hapsburga had been guilty of in Hungary. so that the stars themselves may fade away. France suffered enormous losses. and that forsook home and country. AVhen the writer of these lines was youth of eighteen. mainly because she was one of the least detestable. The world also admired the dramatic manner in which she threw herself and her l)abe on the chivalrous nobles of gary. my dear sister and cousin. and of the affectionateh'^ royal terms in which his Hapsburg v.! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Bohemia. if he did not surrender to the Pope. and Neighboring scions of Divine Right agreed to the proposed change.

Finally. and girl-hunting. but these sacrifices. and otner documents. and advantages on the other. and he saw at a glance how effectively he could use against them the documents which Monsperger had discovered. far from earning the gratitude of Austria and inspiring her with a faithful and sincere attachment. during which France did not cease to make sacrifices. an apparently close and intimate union. Spain and France of the extreme danger of harboring Jesuits at court. craft. Pope Clement XIV. doomed to a living death within the barred cells of the cloister. refusing to touch food oidrink. found a number of mysterious papers. emperors. frankness and burdens were on one side ingratitude. schools. jealousy. the aggrandisement and elevation of Austria. Among these concealed manuscripts were the general confessions of several kings. The astute minister hated the Jesuits. v/ere employed by Kaunitz lished in Neufchatel. a union which was more hurtful to France than any one of the wars that the hatred between the two houses has ever kindled a union which produced the decadence and degradation of France. . and asked His reto be set free from his vows.. letters in cipher. litical feelings of and rivalry. cowardl}'^ Protestants are permitting the lecherous girl-hunters to drag into their walled brothels maidens who are girls who have scarcely reached the age of puberty It is a national disgrace^ that the hlack veil of priestly desire should he throicn over these heautiful. indifferent. dungeons. legacy-hunting. did not even extinguish her old aversion. save that prepared by his own chains of his order. they are the lured victims of celibate lust. princesses.) servants. and in this 20th Century. and on opening it. where vir- . AVorthy in their teens — I to live in the life. they to convince the ministers of Portugal. but One day he rie. innocent^ and deceived young women. he was not sent to starve in Armed with the damning papers which Monsperger had delivered into his hands." (PoSituation in France. and his private secretary was Tobias Harrer. ministers. and.128 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. because he was useful in the secret work at the Vatican. peated requests were repeatedly denied. One of her regulations forbade the priests to allow any woman under twenty-four years of age to take the perpetual vows. a former school-mate of Joseph Monsperger and it was through Harrer that . of marriage and motherhood. and the first ten years of Maria Theresa. accounts. discovered a hidden chest in the panelling of the Jesuit chancelle- against the more glaring abuses of Roman Catholic monasteries. and after many years of endurance. Some of these papers were copies. pps. we supine. 13-14. a union. pub- Secondly. light and freedom under the Empress. which sincerity. he grew tired of the yoke of his secret society. some under-ground vault.. 1789. these stealthy plotters were driven out of every Catholic country in Europe. the papers coerced the Pope into releasing the Jesuit from the the other had hitherto held in the order of the European powers. There was a Jesuit whose name was Joseph Monsperger. which has raised the latter country to the rank which in — the discontented Jesuit gained access to the all-powerful Kaunitz. Vol. by M. dissimulation. in fine. Peysonnel. First of all. including Austria itself. the originals having heen sent to Rome! Prince Kaunitz was the supreme minister In these United States. abolished the order (1773) and the Jesuits foisoned him! Prince Kaunitz was so certain that a similar fate would befall him^ that he took the utmost precautions against assassins. which had been written during the reign of Charles VI. In the end. Kaunitz influenced the Empress not only against the Jesuits. de II.

to whom Napoleon. Metternich wanted everything to remain just as it was. It is the deadly opposite of free will.'' old Mett^rnich worked in the strongest co-operation with Talleyrand. an armed conspiracy of despots. So firm did he stand in his attitude of German independence of the Italian Papacy. The unique combination of the rich Jew and the Romanist church. No change He founded the Holy Alliance. an emperor who detested the Jesuits. It was the business of the king to think and act for the people: the people must not on any account be permitted to think and act for themselves. and Avho reformed many Papal abuses.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. and the Hapsburgs. Francis. That idea is the Ho- henzollern-Hapsburg theory and practise which is now more commonly called by the new name of "Militarism. more medisevel and stupid. After Napoleon was tricked by Metternich into the fatal truce of Pleisswitz (June. and the son of a royal sire was as much entitled to inherit millions of human beings. and to re-enthrone in absolute power the despicable and pitiless tyrant. modern books. This Holy Alliance indicated a purpose to even cross the ocean with its despotic programme. The real rulers of Austria were Metternich. used to refer as goose. To Maria Theresa. Wellington and Castlereagh to re-establish on firm. modern newspapers. free speech. whose daughter was given in : 129 his imperial son-in-law. But Great Britain. and where the fruit of this hidden sin is destroyed in the hour of its birth. Council-of-Trent foundations the glorious old doctrine of Legitimacy and Divine Right. the Guelphs. the Hohenzollerns. "'an cis. for there had been such combinations between the emperer. launched were Austrian troops against Italy. Ferdinand VII. was not unprecedented. the Austrian reactionary bent every energ^^ to stamp out Protestantism in Church and State. Among other things. the pope and the rich Jew at a much earevil marriage to Napoleon —in the when the Emperor of the French of name can change the thing itself. 1813. Under nich. "I want the kind of education that teaches men to obey those in power. No such things as modern schools. According to Metternich. modern democrats and republicans were to be tolerated." . for the purpose of suppressing liberal principles. and wait for another Hapsburg. the the long ministry of Metter- power of the Hapsburgs was thrown invariably and without stint aaginst moderen liberalism of all kinds. was followed by Leopold who in turn was succeeded by 11. hour was lured into the fatal attempt to found a Bonaparte dynasty similar to the Romanoffs. lier period. the Rothschilds and the Pope. he abolished TOO convents and monasteries. Joseph. as he was to be the heir to a drove of hogs. and popular self-government." said His Sacred Majesty. peoples were made for kings. Fran- French troops were poured into Spain to overturn her constitution. The Jesuits and the Pope had to chew the cud of patience. In the State and in the Church. that the Pope went in person to plead with him to cease his "persecution" of the Holy Mother Church. Joseph II. democratic tendencies and popular institutions. and to force South America into renewed slaver}^ to foreign potentates. tiie is unprotected. Militarism i^ the moderen phase of mediaeval absolutism. the Papa loent to Ganossa! But the visit was a failure the Emperor stood his ground. free conscience. where beauty inflames the appetite to which no denial can be given. succeeded her son. to re-instate the abominable misgovernment of the Pope. In other words. modern preachers.) and had ended his career in captivity. as .

a morphine maniac. created a profound sensation throughout the Hapsburg dominions. the Bourbons and the Haps. Kossuth carried million dollars. on his way to prolonged after a their bed-room." by Henri de Weindel. There were uprisings in Austria. To dued all resistance.. Romanoff and Hapsburg confederated to crush Hungary. burning quence and his tale of woe into England and into America. Dynasties must stand together. was determined that Metternich's system should not Ije planted in the new world hence. Hungary was the property of a Plapsburg. the entirely the Me-and-God monarch is the natural foe of democrats. drinking bout. and a shameless debauchee. and if a Romanoff was willing to send armies to assist the Hapsburg hold the estate. and IMonroe's firm declaration that European monarchs must "hands off. and in due course the present emperor. who resigned in 1849. Austrian 'conquered the Italians. (See ''The Real Francis Joseph. and the army frightful cruelty. she strangled. and rethe baneful rule of the priests. just as well as the United States. but he spent sixteen typical Russian army did bloody work in Hungary. and he strangely mutilated and with his head blown to pieces Romanoff and Hapsburg families had helped the Bourbons to regain their throne in France the Bourbons had re-conquer the Hapsburgs helped Spain. concessions. it was not the business of other nations to interfere. he was staggering away from the table with his paramour. Francis Joseph came to the imperial throne. and such a Church is logically the implacable enemy of liberalism and progress. and the infamous General Haynau. was sent to Italy to butcher Italians in the interest of the Temporal l*ower of Po])e Pius IX The absolute despot of an Infallible Church is the natural alh' of the dynastic. p. of money that did not belong to him. the dead bodies of Prince Rudolph and Marie Vetchera were found on the tumbled bed. succeeded his son Ferdinand. He was never anything more than a pleasure-loving figure-head. and partly by force. and honestly believea that the Austrian empire was created for his glory. republicans and socialists. and all patriotic resistance crushed by the combined his forces Hapsburg and Romanoff". the was sent. How the is Hapsburgs a well called on the Romanoff's for help in the Hungarian uprising. absolute king. The moral pervert. known stor}'. The was of elo- Hapsburg. 239. whose name became so odious in connection with Hungarian atrocities. Canning's aid to South America.! ! 130 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. in building for her a villa on the island of Corfu. The son of Francis Joseph was a. Francis I. who led a wild life. burgs helloed the Pope subdue his beloved children in Italy. and Metternich fled for his life."' The Pope called upon the Hapsburg : for an army to crush the Italian repub- of "With troops stored lic 1848. in popular dead: the Revolution of 1848 in Paris which hurled the last Bourbon king off his throne. He could not give his beautiful wife the splendid tribute of conjugal fidelity. the statesmanship of Great Britain and America could do nothing. "When last seen.) The fanatical Archduke Ferdinand then became heir-apparent to the aged emperor: and the Jesuits held the Flapsburgs by a tighter grip than ever. He He is a has no talent of any sort. but while the s^'mpathetic millions gi'eeted the hero with enthusiastic welcome. the Jesuits and their puppet-emperor sub- But feeling Vienna was not itself. But leaders were lacking and the insurgents had not sufficiently prepared themselves Partly by deceitful for the contest. . Next morning. became a drunkard.

1864. The patriot priest. Avould be a most hoi}'' and glorious consummation. The Jesuits have persuaded him that the Pope is the surest safeguard against Socialism. Although the demands which Austria laid upon Servia. younger hrother of the Austrian emperor. and finally he agreed that Bazaine should lead a French army to Mexico.000. and that the natural ally of dynastic imperialism. like that of the Middle Ages. is the absolute monarch of the Roman Catholic Hierarchy. and the Pope his prop So. and the returning Spanish prelates. of the Mexico. begging Maximilian to abandon his crazy enterprise. and that a restored Ger- list. Maximilian's throne. the on false promises by the Spanish and for a reference of the whole priests. tried. when Austria violated the Berlin Treaty of 1878 by seizing Bosnia and Herzegovina. Eugenie Montijo was completely won over by the priests. where a Greek Catholic youth killed the Roman Catholic fanatic and persecutor. but the Kaiser drove Bismarck into retirement. was captured. Wlien the Austrian Jesufts launched themselves next upon independent Servia. but virtually declared that Austria must be left unrestrained. Hidalgo. At Vienna and in Paris he intrigued. was the man of the ferocious moustache. were harshly imperious. In vain did Servia beg for time. to deal with Servia as she saAv fit. the mad Kaiser acquiesced. pet-bag When a hungry host of carRoman Catholics from Austria poured into those Greek Catholic provinces and began a crusade of religious conquest. and amounted to an extinguishment of her independence. had been compelled by the Mexican patriots manic Empire. mailed ciiiue. but to help her. The exiled Archbishop of Mexico. and for his confiscated wealth. Not only approved.! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. landed at Vera Cruz. Very harsh were the measures adopted to suppress the Mexican patriots. Bismarck drove the black brood of Loyola out of Germany. Austria was peremptory and inexorable. this visionary bigot stayed in matter to the Hague Peace Tribunal. Carlotta.000. of the value of $100. frantic appeal to really he She made a Napoleon III. Every man taken in arms was shot. the Kaiser made no sign. for the purpose of setting up the Austrian prince. The Kaiser would be a spiritual Charlemagne.. was apparently made secure by the muskets and cannon of Catholic But when our Civil War Monroe Doctrine reminded European potentates of its existence. and entered upon that series of aggressions which Armageddon. His devoted wife. Then came the fury of revenge and the abandon ill-gotten property. the Jesuits have dominated the policies of William Hohenzollern. in consequence oi this crime. Maximilian and the French army. and. until the French empress. In May. tragedy at Sarajevo. Ferdinand. and in 1866. 'i'he crafty Jesuits have inoculated his egomaniac brain with the medioevel idea that all dynasties must stand together. La Bastida. and restoring the confiscated properties of the Spanish to priests. baptised in Mexican blood. of the German war-maof the Hohenzollern dynasty. He thirsted for revenge. was powerless . The Hapsburg dynasty touches our history in the episode of the transitory empire of Maximilian. condemned and executed. She gave Napoleon III. the French army went home. By means of the Centre Party in the Reichstags. and extorted a treaty which was almost a surrender to the Pope of Rome. the Kaiser approved. no peace. returned to Europe for succors. They made some sort of deal with 131 the crack-brained Kaiser. ended. back of Austria's impossible and unprecedented demands. the Kaiser was indifferent. and led to the present allowed the Jesuits to return. Fed France.

it perfidiously broke the contract. sole His own difficulties were thickening. (See "The Real Francis Joseph. miserable j^ears in confinement. These Hapsburg-Papal sacrifices were offered up in multitudes of hundreds and of thousands. and was shot by virtue of a decree v:hich he himself had signed in October^ 1865. the Pope preferred to keep the wealth. Many bitter things have been written against Napoleon III. after having won the advantage of position. to suppress all schools except those of the Catholic Church. released and she has not been by death. The American Catholics who ac- claimed the Maximilian despotism in king nothing more than the freedom to worship as they believed. and. Maximilian maintained a despairing struggle in Mexico until 1867. then. when he was captured. and Maximilian had gone there to serve the Papacy. and who condoned the burning of Masons and heretics. The Pope's blessing was bestowed upon the enterprise. The demented princess dragged out the long. to affairs Mexican and become a tool of Spanish priests. for the purpose of keeping these dominions in the family.132 AVATSON'S MAGAZINE. These human sacrifices were not offered as the Druids had done. It has inteiTnarried its own members. ing the Hapsburg to Mexico. began the religious wars of cenGermany. so late as 1895. he brought with him the commands of Pope Pius IX. It set the diabolical precedent of burning Germans for a It tral difference in religious faith. and -snolated the oaths. to forbid freedom of worshif^ and to prohibit freedom of the press. and he had become mentally. because of his withdrawal of the French troops from Mexico a step which the U. are now pleading for religious freedom in Mexico." p. who asked of the Spanish Duke infatuated his ideally beautiful Hapsburg left home at Miramar. has been a perfect example and exemplar of dynastic power. as a last resource. Then her spirit l3roke. as well as himself. in the effort to keep kingdoms in It the line of It Hapsburg inheritance. physically and morally impotent. coldly and sternly refused. and of the natural result of the vnion of Chnrch and State. and the Pope's instructions were laid upon him. had been mainly instrumental in send- — has contracted marriages for the purpose of gaining kingdoms. with no other end in view than the maintenance of family power. S. Pius IX. The distracted Carlotta then sought the Pope.) A'^lien this gained Protestant support and Protestant kingdoms by taking the most solemn oaths to respect the right of all men to worship God as conscience dictated. The Hapsburg family. terrible It set the of Alva and his Spanish troopers upon the loyal and peace-loving Dutch. the vast riches of the Mexican Catholic Church. and as the Aztecs are said to have done with one swift knife-thrust at the heart of the one victim a year. The hundred thousand victims of this atrocious persecution were Hapsburg-Papal human sacrifices to their conception of a blood-loving God. and pleaded with him to allow Maximilian to use.. 173. provinces. but when the riches of the Mexican church were needed to sustain this Catholic prince. bother with on the Adriatic Sea. Government made it necessary for him to take: but I have never read a line of This potentate criticism of Pius IX. Mexico. and lose the Catholic prince. It has dragged nation's into long and bloody wars. It has made and broken treaties. and the victims were made to suffer the utmost possibilities of tor- — . every month in every year. and peoples. and night fell upon her mind.

extravagant and dissipated feather-heads as Marie Antoinette. in Germany. They sent one of the family to Mexico. women and children. : WATSON'S MAGAZINE. it developed an ambitious tyrant who kindled the lurid fires of the religious — murder and of devastate. and sent to their graves twelve million men. and the Bourbons put back on the throne. and no Montesquien no Schiller and no Goethe no Shakespeare and no Milton. after During all the centuries of Hapsburg despotism. but they have exerted their utmost energies to suppress it in other countries. nothing. and middle-class rose in revolt against the intolerable abuses of Church and State. They fought progress in Spain. Whatever has been done for polite learning in Austria. It so lowered the standard of morals. every wife had her lover. During all the tragic Revolutionary Epoch. without the expense of either the one or the other. The most primitively ignorant immigrants that land on our shores. no Humboldt. no general spread of knowledge. in the — dynastic absolutism and They formed the Holy Alliance to perpetuate their damnable system. They have not only choked liberty and throttled progress in Austria. or fire. to set up a hereditary royal house in the New World. and. It was largely responsible for the Seven Years' War. the people were led into these sanguinary struggles against liberal principles. and no Copernicus. 133 Avars: in the Jesuits Ferdinand II. "\Alien the French peasantry. burgs. no Scharnhorst and no Stein. ture and pain. the Hapsburg united with the Romanoff. and the Bourbon. They organized Roman Catholic missions in the Western States of this Papal supremacy. again and again. or a good woman. come from the hereditary dominions of these reactionary Hapsburgs. the victims of popish persecution. and Ferdinand YII.. . a sordid strife for family aggrandisement. it was the Hapsburg family that sent armies to refasten upon the people of France the hateful yoke of Italian Pope and Bourbon King. Austria has scarcely produced a man of genius. Letters owe nothing to the Hapsburgs science and art. such frivolous. or rope. In the Emperor Charles V. Napoleon had been sent into exile. every hus- band his mistress. to interest The Hapsburg family has seldom produced a good man. or rack. the Hapsburgs drove millions of their subjects to the battle-fields where hereditary despotism in Church and State were malring desperate efforts to turn back the progressive tendencies of the age. to-wit. By insincere promises for the redress of abuses and the granting of constitutional liberties. in which democracy was battling for its life. She boasts no Grotius. such abandoned and vicious strumpets as Caroline of Naples. it has cursed the world with such monstrosities as the Neapolitan kings and queens. as a prelude to a savage death by sword. that Austria was like Papal Italy.. in Poland. and the priest had the enjoyment of both the wife and the mistress. They sent brutal soldiery into Italian states. to re-enslave the people There has been no education of the masses. and the Hohenzollern. and it was wholly so for the longest and bloodiest religious war that ever blighted the human race.! . they thousands German towns and cities. the Pope and owned an instrument with destroyed which This Hapsburg dynasty EurojDe into the War Succession. no Rabelais and no Diderot. the Thirty Years' War. plunged of the Spanish of desolated the fairest provinces along the Rhine and the Danube. On the contrary. Her literature is the poorest in Europe. and the Spanish kings and queens such Neros as Philip 11. has been done in spite of the Haps.

Hope and Love Ralph M. Thomson Hope seldom trembles at the thought of ill. the Venetian atrocities. no part save to endure and to pay. no free- of press." Alfred Michiels says of the Hapsburgs "This family must disappear from the face of the earth. venly the accident of mere birth. the prize. They have kept Austria aloof from the progress of the age. Papal and Dynastic ambition. it is in this steadfastness of soul His great strength lies. or at any ratt from power. to the height. martyrized a greater number of men. He loses heart. or^ away To wilds below. Or shnnJcs from Time. is And win . potent voice in government.^ the attempt on Mexico. real. written. Love does not hesitate to dare dismay.— 134 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. The spirit of modern enlightenment has not touched There the corjose of that Jesuit-ridden land. After those blistering lines were given to the world. Whether the road winds skyward. — to escape less than THE JESUITS RULE! At the the end of his "ISecret History of Austrian Government. to the annals of the human halts at no price Verih^. And His faith And firm that he will gain the goal. Aud upward climb. insanest war known race. and the imperious demands which Union /or the purpose of checking democratic pnnciptes. the designs on the independence and religion of Servia. Last of all. is no freedom of speech. But coming down. and the Protestant churches. came the perfidious breach of trust in the seizure of Bosnia and Herzegovina. caused more tears to be shed. Papal intolerance lives in Austria with the same murderous hatred that inspired it. abused so pitilessly and cra- plunged the world into the greatest. when the inoifensive Salz- dom The people have no hurgers were given eight days with their lives and that was one hundred vears ago. and no crime. no freedom of religion. bloodiest. the Hapsburgs added to their criminal record. in 1859. It is not on tlie journey After renown. brave each foe. and sickens of the fight." This was the summing up. and the "Leopold Foundation" which has been systematically planting popery in the United States. So long as he may face some rugged hill. for never has a criminal race committed such wrongs on humanity. provoked more curses. invented more falsehoods. or caused more wanton bloodshed. the Italian invasion. by a scholar who had carefully studied the records.

was appointed to a parish.One What of the Priests Who Raped a Catholic Woman in a Catholic Church. with the putrid record which these bachelor priests have always made. and a lot of Catholic women and girls. and yet old. because the Catholic women of the congregation had a right to feel certain that their Bishop would not wilfully put them in the power of a priest whom he knew to be vicious. in morals and in law. where he had power over young women. at the altar. and was therefore legally responsible for what he did in the position where the Bishop put him. it is held that the Bishop could not have anticipated that Petrarca ''would do more than to seek to seduce the women of his parish into acts of adultery. if we knowingly place a vicious dog. in that it accords Upon the same theory. and who was known hishop to he a had. Her case proceeded upon the idea that the Bisho]^ (Beaven) Iniew Petrarca's lust- Bishop placed a Catholic parish. and dragged her into the vestry. in The Northeastcm Reporter? saj^ WHAT Roman Catholics ful character. Knowingly. alone. on October 24th. The case is new. In the decision of the Court. the Supreme Court of Massachusetts Decides As to the Responsibility of a Catholic Bishop Who. instead of rapinrj her! Sacred Heart church huilding. 1914. when the priest came out of his private room. In the case of Bishop Beaven it especially applied. a priest Petrarca. in the power of a priesi whom the Bishop knew to be immoral. without fault on their part. In this Massachusetts case. chusetts stretched the law.'" According to this amazing language ?>. Appointed a Libertine Priest will the about the case of Carini versus Beaven. and whom the Bishop knew would attempt to seduce the maids and have sexual relations with the married women. the law holds you and me responsible. There seems to have been no dispute about the facts. But she sued the Bishop who had appointed Petrarca. the Bishop would have been party to the crime. in the AND RAPED of the highest Court in old Massachusetts. and she excited the carnal desires of the bachelor priest. lustful man. It is old. That principle is sound. The Supreme Court states that Petrarca did ravish the girl in the sacrilegious The Supreme Court Catholic says that this manner alleged. This young Catholic woman was in the "Sacred Heart" church. or fornication. It is new in that it is the most recent exposure of the immorality of a bachelor priesthood. or bull. One of these women was 18 years old. determined that the Papacy should have the service of men who are not hampered by family ties and affections. or horse where it can injure other people. . The decision was handed down by the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. ever since Pope Gregory VII. hud the priest seduced the Carini girl. doing dut}^ But the Supreme Court of Massaand saved named to his the Catholic Bishop. (the vestr}') seized her. HER.

*] 2.. Key-No. [1] The plaintiff in Bishop Beaven deliberately appointed a pHest whose crimes against Catholic women were hnown to him. Sec. Judge. Herbert Parker and Henry H. 27*) of Priest Liability of Bisliop. and whose lustfid passions each of the four counts of her declaration seeks to hold the defendant on the ground that he appointed as his agent to take charge of a parish of the Roman Catholic church in Milford. 24. AYliat is Cardinal O'Connell going to do Avith such a Bishop as Beaven? What has been done to the ravisher. see Religious Societies. both of Boston. or Ferrando. Beaven. and the natural vices which corrupt a bachelor priesthood ? And For so they are. [Ed. 27*) Liability of Bisliop. Paul Revere. says. Oct.! : : ! 136 ! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Concord. Dec. Series & Rep'r Indexes. raped by such priest. of the U. Bishop didn't expect rapes. 1. Sees. the information of our readers.angry with me. All that the Catholic Bishop ex pected from Petrarca were the ns^iat bachelor-priest seductions. priest. Fuller. Worcester County. — —Torts A to bishop. It is the solemn voice of the highest Judicial Tribunal of that grand old Bay State the State of Lexington. And that awful voice says. of Milford. Sec. — Roman Catholic bachelors. V. is not liable parishioners who succumbed to the priest's wiles and with him committed adultery and fornication. the decision is given below doubt Bishop Beaven is one of those who contend that Maria Monk told lies on the priests. and Faneuil Hall. CONTINUE TO CORRUPT CATHOLIC WIVES! Another thought is lic AVhat about the CathoGood God women who had already been the partners of this priest's vices? Was the Bishop going to continue to give this lustful priest a free rein so long as nothing leaked out? — this The complaisancy with which Bishop Beaven viewed Petrarca's immoralities indicates that Beaven is the typical Bishop and Petrarca. For other cases. Sees. (Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. for other cases. in which the parish of Milford was located. for appellant. who appointed an immoral his character. 27. because the of Priest Religious Societies (Sec. 180-193. Rig. because I exposed the secret doings in the Catholic churcli. Michael T. Dec. or Hogan. Note. Cent. Dig. Edward P. that Appeal from Superior Court. and John C. Dig. by her next friend. plaintiff appeals. Pierce. CATHOLIC MAIDS. of ^ATiitinsville. to care * made it certain that he in Dec. that the Bishop cannot be held responsible by the victim of his appointee. Dig. Suit by Annie Carini. or McCabe. Note. who appoints parish priest. Dig. BEAVEN. The Court in effect. the typical priest Was this Bishop and this priest among the number who got so. 1914. knowing those female and adulteries/ This is not the voice of poor Maria [Ed. It is not the accusing voice of Chiniquy. or Fulton. Cent. — —Torts The bishop of a diocese. for appellee. or of the Senate Document 190.*] — Monk It is not the voice of Margaret Shep- herd. From a judgment sustaining a demurrer to the declaration. — . see Religious Societies. And the Supreme Court of Massachusetts makes a new law to save the No CARINI Worcester. — SHELDON. 180-193.) Relifrious Societies (Sec. Dig. against Thomas D. 27. J. is not responsible to a female member of the congregation. bishop of the Springfield diocese. even though he knew of the priest's unfitness and immoral proclivities. fornications. Petrarca ? This crime was committed right under Cardinal O'Connell's nose. Government. S. WOULD CONTINUE TO SEDUCE For other cases see same topic and section NUMBER Am. Lynch. Flaherty. Affirmed.

the result of his own volition. R." She avers that while she was a member of the parish. 78 Am." "of vici- 137 of the plaintiff's The gravamen ous and degenerate tendencies and gross She avers that sexual proclivities.. 536. Boston & Albany E. 171 Mass. would be successful. we find nothing ujDon which to base any important distinction between this and the other counts." and while she was engaged alone "in the act of a religious service in the church of the Sacred Heart parish. by means of these opportunities. that "ordinarily even a wrongdoer would not be bound to K demurrer to this declaration. R. 507. "not quite 17 years of age innocent and confiding. The but criminal act of the alleged agent was itself the efficient cause of the plainBut the general rule of tiff's injury. 2 (41 L. and knew or in the exercise of reasonable care ought to have known that the appointment of such a man to such a position charge is that the defendant negligently put or retained in the position of a parish priest one whom he knew or in the exercise of proper care ought to have known to be a man of bad character and of gross sexual proclivities. being the agent of the defendant and "occupying the position of the defendant's moral and religious instructor to the people of said parish. her claim is that the defendant appointed an unfit man. In other words. 1. committed a rape upon the plaintiff. 56 N. it was a crime com- members thereof. Rep. A. who he knew or ought to have known would be likely to attempt successfully to debauch the female members of the and that this man committed upon the plaintiff what must upon the parish. It in would be any event difficult for the plaintiff to maintain such an action. 794). for the property of the defendant in that parish and to perform the pastoral and religions duties of a priest therein. Central Railroad of New Jersey." Petrarca. was "'of low moral character. her. that this appointment was apt to give and did give to the appointee opportunities to seand that the appointee. one Petrarca. for which no one himself was responsible. We have summarized what are contended to be the material averments of the first count. But according to her allegations the injury to her was done by Petrarca entirely outside the scope of his alleged agency or of his duties. in consequence assaulted and overcame and debauched whereof she after- wards gave birth to a child. a man who.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. anticipate a willful wrong by a third . duce women . and sustaining said confidential relations language of her declaration be taken to have been a rape. and that by reason of such confidential relations between such agent and priest and such members oi the parish such attempts. was dangerous and likely to result "'to in attempts of said Petrarca de- bauch and carnally know the female members of said parish. 511. law is. said church being the propert}^ of the defendant. but with one exception. 51 E. it is averred." the defendant made this appointment with full knowledge of the bad character and evil tendencies of Petrarca. 540. the law will not look back beyond him. And she avers that all her injuries and sufferings resulted from and were caused by the defendant's negligent appointment of said Petrarca as his agent and priest in said parish." with the dragged her from the altar to the vestry of said church. St. E. 175 Mass. guarding the morals of the 3'oung of said parish. 698." So it was said in Glynn V. "that where an intelligent and responsible human being has intervened between the original cause and the resulting damage. hereafter to be spoken of. The case comes before us upon mitted of his own free will. as stated in Stone v. 510. Upon elementary principles she could not do so without proving that the negligence of the defendant in appointing or retaining an unfit man was the direct and proximate cause of the injury which resulted to her.

and that while under that influence his lusts were un- averment that be found to be the direct and proximate cause of those injurious consequences. c.138 WATSON'S MAGAZINE." Y. that Petrarca The principle was carried person. was likely to happen. averred not or intimated that for it is when he committed this crime he was at all under the influence of liquor. R. 100 Ga. and who soon afterwards committed suicide while his mind was disordered in consequence of his inIt was held that the defendant juries.. It is not "according to human experience and the natural and ordinary course of events" that a parish priest should commit so flagitious and atrocious a crime and expose himself undoubted!}' to the discipline of his church as well as to the bitter penalty of the civil law (R. 217 Mass. For the reason that neither of the counts of the declaration states any cause of action against the defendant. the order of the Superior Court sustaining the demurrer etnd the judgment for the defendant must both be affirmed. 350. especially with circumare L. 104 N. Sec. . 393. E. '"the defendant's earlier negligence may the defendant knew that Petrarca was often under the influence of liquor. and flagitious as such acts would be. R. 347. 568. 185. or was at all ?o ordered. although by its negligence it had afforded opportuple Horan [2] Upon the plaintiff's averments had no reason to apprehend that Petrarca would do more than the defendant to seek to seduce the women of his par- the commission of certain crimes by third persons. in which it was sought to hold the defendant liable for the death of a man who had been injured by its stances of sacrilege which here negligence. ubi supra. R. but his own act of suicide. It is not necessary to consider in detail the other assigned causes of demurrer. of vicious and degenerate tendencies. & H.. and of gross sexual procli%'ities. and such new directly results in injury to a plaintiff. N. 183 R. Dec. The facts averred in the case at bar are more favorable to the defendant than those which were considered in Henderson v. we cannot that any ground of liability is It is true. 40 L. H. 751. that where a defendant's original negligence is followed by the independent act of third persons (not The fourth count contains tional the addi- amounting to a crime such as is charged acl in the case at bar). was not liable for the death. N. But however that may be. 2 Cush. if according to human experience and in the natural and ordinary course of events the defendant ought to have seen that the intervening act governable. Dade Coal Co. 404. because the proximate cause of that was not the defendant's negligence and the resultant injury to the deceased. even though he might be a man of low moral character. 251. further in Daniels v. under whatever stress as was stated in Horan w Watertown. 28 S. K would commit the a rape. stated in this declaration. of temptation. 207. G2 67 Mass. yet it does not appear by the averments of this declaration that the defendant had anv reason to foresee. find woman who." Even if we should extend this doctrine to cover cases where the intervening act of another was an atrocious crime. in which it was held that the defendant town. The same princi- charged. 22). A. and so was not responsible for the injurious consequences which resulted therefrom to the plaintiff. E. 48 Am. had shared in their commission. they could afford no ground of action to a . 95. Clark. Watertown. crimes would be committed. A. 671. 242. chargeable with negligence for failing to foresee. Dennis v.. was applied in the recent case of v. E. But that is immaterial. L. could not be taken to have anticipated that such nity for ish into acts of adultery or fornication.

not so because he was a criminal. and while doing so his memory went back . Patrick. a sick child to death. lived in New York. Abe was in Europe^ for his health. The editorial appeals made to Morse might have softened the heart of the stoniest despot that ever sent human beings to the block. but they did not soften Charles W. he was sent — — much to the penitentiary. he sent boats up the Hudson. and to sell to the poor the five cent piece of ice that they had formerly been able to obtain. was tried. as be- Summer came with it in came stifling heat in due course. To Charles W. had Through the falling out among Wall Street thieves. but it is Unless the daily papers of New York and Jersej^ were the most arrant the weaker invalids in the sardine-boxes. also." It was a negligible coincidence that his brother-in-law. Morse craved a pardon. can had any. yielded it. Such is life in these latter days. the editors pleaded with Morse. that he was "pardoned on the merits of the case. Morse. and Abe Hummel was not at hand to get it for him. Dix. makes and unmakes the policies of the greatest Eepublic. witholding a ten-cent block of ice. Patrick says. Morse. and so. and brought him down. Morse had the ice. he came to grief. makes and unmakes legislation. Day after day. it transpires that the sensational clemency of Governor John A. and he did it. in favor of Albert T. There is no law against the breaking of ice so far as I know and therefore the curses. His relentless car was driven right on. Charles rules for the ice condemn a fact. when Big Money makes and unmakes Presidents. the struggle for fresh air and the cool drink. and the sickness that pants lor a chance to live. was inspired by a W. and poisoned his old lawj^er this client. and he was an adept in the peculiar methods of Wall Street. There was a man of the name of Morse and he was a parlous knave. but refused to sell any quantit}^ of his frozen water for less than ten cents. forged a will in his own favor.THe Leo Frank Case AN ai^ed millionaire of a New York lawyer named Patrick. day after day. were pitiful lit- children. and tle ing too impertinently with his honest designs. he made a campaign against the Morgan wolves of Wall Street. The Morgan wolves turned upon him. Milliken. Nobody else cause he was a trespasser. to destroy the ice which was in process of formation on the river. Morse had looked upon the wife of Dodge. His methods were the orthodox Morgan methods. liars. mining transaction involving millions of dollars. and the victims that were crushed under his golden wheels. It seems a fearful thing that our Christian civilization should have reached a stage at which any one man. week after week. the imprecations and the idle tears of the independent ice-dealers availed them nothing. it seemed good to organize an Ice Trust. Being in prison. convicted and sentenced— and is now at lil^erty. Later. Abe had got Morse a wife by the gentle art of taking her away from an older man. To prevent Nature from interfer. Charles W. called tenements. begging him to rescind the new rules. to be sure. He. but he was a poacher on the Morgan preserves. and crowded tenements. a pardoned man. who had for years resisted the Wall Street efforts to get his Golden Cycle mine. when Patrick got the fardon. died like flies. Morse made new market: he not only raised the price.

as the ex-wife of both Dodge and Morse. &c. Dodge: Abe got out of jail and went to Europe afterwards. and also went to Europe. in the formation of the Southern Confederacy. and his able associate. the accusation has been strewn. that the lawyers and detectives employed to save Leo Frank were themselves the authors of the hue and cry about his being a Jew. in order that the lawyers and the detectives might have the use of unlimited funds. the man was shamming along. and he was a very sick man. . the partner of Hon. John M. D. is a Jew. when he was virtually the destitute sick in New murdering York. we placed a Jew in the Cabinet. If there is such a racial dislike of the Hebrews among us. They are examples of what Big Money can do. President Taft was so afraid that any delay might seem hardhearted. Mr. I refer. heavens and earth moved mightily for the pardon of Morse. The propaganda in favor of Frank has been even more expensive than that in favor of Morse. the bitter recollection that the man who took her from Dodge had died in prison. D. the : Far and wide. Wealthy Israelites all over the land have been appealed to. and that Morse's death in the penitentiary might haunt him with reproach the remainder of his life. and use the newspapers to defeat Justice. went to jail. when it has a fixed way of Uriah.. Of all course. and have been universally discussed. why is it that. but the woman could be taken by the modern process of the divorce-court. Twiggs of Savannah. These cases are cited because they The truth of the matter is. banldng and mercantile firms. The daughters of our best people are continually intermarrying with Jews. of course. man: he had only a few days to live: his will had been made the funeral arrangements were about complete: the sermon on the virtues of the deceased was in course of preparation. and kept him there to the last? Why is it. and with indecent haste he revealed himself as the robust. Abe Hummel found the evidence Abe managed the case Abe mildly took a penitentiary sentence : : purpose to gull the public.140 to the time WATSON'S MAGAZINE. unscrupulous knave that he had been. and to Congress? all epitaph was practically written. impudent. the dying man. and the daily Morse was a dying papers said so. to Mr. that Dodge's wife and his own should not have to bear throughout the remainder of her chequered existence. &c. we are constantly electing Jews to the State legislatures. Morse was in the Atlanta penitentiary. volunteer military companies. I refer to Judge H. Morse — Let us now consider the undisputed Leo Frank. his doctor said so. are recent. about whom so much has been said. when King David gazed upon the unveiled charms of BathDodge could not be sent the sheba. is a Jew. Benjamin Phillips. the daily papers said so. that we are prejudiced against this young libertine. and their racev pride aroused. and they did it for the sordid purpose of influencing financial supplies. His lawyer said so. Therefore. His lawyer said so: his doctor said so. and that Morse wanted was. and in whose interest Big Money has waged such a campaign of villification against facts in the case of the State of Georgia. Simon The law-partner of Gazan. and Gentiles are associated with Jews in fraternal orders. The law-partner of the Governor of Georgia. Morse was suffering from several incurable and necessarily fatal maladies. because he is a Jew. and ]Morse took Mrs. he hurriedly pardoned one of the grandest rascals that ever was caught in the toils of the law\ the best criminal advocate at our bar. which rightly belonged to Morse: Abe spent a short while in prison. Slaton. influence the authorities.

WATSON'S MAGAZINE. 141 LEO FRANK .

no man can he convicted on the evidence of an accomplice. and Aram (like Frank) did not even try to tell what had become of the deceased. His character. Athmta. But there was testimony to the effect that Aram was in company with Clark (the deceased) the last time Clark was seen in life. there was no proof of the corpus delicti. vious to the crime. and that. Apart from this. of Boston. All New England was profoundly stirred when it was learned that Dr. nor of any motive. Webster's friends declined this proposition. it Avas not done. with spotless character. and had never reappeared. thaU^cannot be done. Parkman. which possesses a melancholy interest. for instance. and that he had last been seen entering the College where he went for the purpose of seeing Professor AVebster on a matter of business. For thirteen years the scholarly Aram had been leading a correct. was unblemished. he offered to take the case if they would consent for him to plead mnnslavghter. let us get our bearings by referring to other celebrated •cases. quiet life. New York. whei\ he was arrested. by Professor Webster. There was not even an identification of the skeleton of the deceased.000. which for thirteen years had been buried in a cave. though the murderer paid his penalty 155 years ago. Under the law of Georgia. Parkman had disappeared into the Professor's rooms. the testimony was about on a par. a man of great eminence and of friends highest standing. the Professor had killed the Doctor.. there was almost nothing against the accused. the case of still Eugene Aram. Take. in character and convincing power. drunken negro. that Leo Frank was selves to the This was the circumstance that weighed most against Aram who con- — fessed. pre- . Philadelphia. and confessed^ after sentence of death In the case of Henry Clay Beattie. apart from that of the accomplice. He meant to put the defense on the line. have furnished the sinewa of war. The testimony in the case. in the heat of passion. And in the Frnii c case. Chicago. and repeated. after sentence of death One of the most celebrated of Ameri- can cases was the murder of Dr. The rich Jews of Athens. Has any civilized State a milder code than that? Could any sane person ask that the law of Georgia should be more faA'orable to the accused? The newspapers whicli sold themBurns propaganda. the Under the law of Georgia. When Rufus Choate. The Burns Detective Agency has no doubt finserod $100. was applied to by the friends of Professor Webster. that Dr. were numerous whose and of the convicted on the evidence of down. The publicity bills in daily papers must be enormous. Baltimore. respected schoolmaster. "The Dream of Eugene Aram"' is one of Thomas Hood's fine poems. a low- It is not true. the greatest criminal lawyer in New England. What loent with him? "\Aniat became of him? Professor Webster could not answer. was convicted upon the evidence of his accomplice. Webster was convicted. Befon going into the facts of this most horrible case. Eugene Aram. Parkman had disappeared. and Choate refused the case.000. and Bulwer made the story the basis of one of his best novels. the learned. &c. that the two men had had a quarrel in the laborator}^. must be of such a character as to exclude €very other reasonable hypothesis. The lawyers have probably been paid at least $100. nor was there any corroboration that excluded the idea of defendant's innocence.! ! 142 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. have said. I dare say the campaiirn has not cost less than half-a-million dollars. In this case the controlling factor was. save that of the defendant's guilt. Without the accomplice.

yet. the best criminal lawj^er in North Georgia. attorneys get through with their labors for this detestable they will were —in Sodomnever again be what they health. is not much fiercer than the lust of the licentious Jeio for the Gentile. 1^0 Frank was a typical young Jewish man of business who loves pleasure. killed a pretty ! brews. that against ! 143 a toiling to save wretched miscreant who was as guilty as hell."' and there were numbers of our most intelligent people who believed what he said. ! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Sometimes. Frank. Leo Frank came down from New York. in the environ- friend. Leo Frank was reared ment of "the gentleman week the girl. standing. the inclination to believe. actually w^orked himself to death.made himself a nervous wreck. Woodfolks. atmosphere. a-week . they overdo it In the Tom Woodfolk case. Every student of Sociology knows that the black man's lust after the white woman.. find decent lodgings. Bill He lived many years in that He came in contact with young women who are paid the $5- Glenn . "I am innocent. In the Flanigan case. entrusted with the lives of the Beatties. for a guilty monster who. after he lost lioye of reprieve The standard books on evidence teach young lawyers that one of the most striking phases of human nature is. they make use of it. among his victims. John Rutherford. the Patricks. the Beckers. and . realize the value of the conI stant repetition. and runs after Gentile girls.and who are expected to clothe themselves. They are about to comdidn't do it mit judicial murder!" Realizing it. at a wage-scale of five or six dollars a week. a splendid gentleman and first-class lawyer. to take charge of a factory where young Gentile girls worked for He- MARY PHAGAN Trained lawyers. confessed. Ile^ also." whose financial aid is necessary to the $5-a- little girl. Hon. "I am innoThey are about to commit judicent cial murder. or practice. didn't deserve a and who day out of the Book of Life of any respectable lawyer. Beattie continned to lustily cry out. and the the Franks. And I venture to predict that when Frank's ite.

in a factell testified to these facts. that they have been jaundiced by personal ill-will. to cross-examine the witnesses. and of drawing from him the particular incidents. If the seducer wore a badge. and they were alone. as to the particular facts and circumstances which cause them to swear that the defendant is a man of bad character. we do not know. One of oxen witnesses^ a white girl.! — 144 pa}' WATSON'S MAGAZINE. without being known to someis body and that somebody the others. the State put up witnesses who swore that Frank's character. when they go to church. If all the immoral men were to appear so. Mm A girl from the fourth floor. we all know what it means. as to lasC'iviousness. but Avhen he arrived in Atlanta. In fact. Again. . the hopeless minority of the virtuous might have to limit their devotional exercises to family prayer. from the very beginning. and remove the evil Tell ! efi^ect of your testimony. Neither Frank nor the woman from the 4th floor had any legitimate business alone in the which have private Franh'^s room of the girls. Frank used to hover about the private room. sure to That is why Mary Phagan detested him and repulsed him. Her resistance had the natural result of whetting his de. work under Frank." j)osition in ThaVs the which our law the It gives places a defendant. In other words. proving velop the fact. he would never seize his prey. when the defendant cross-examines these witnesses against his character. and all lawyers. iar. or circumstances. thus bringing ridicule upon themselves. while her poverty forced her she was determined not to yield to him in any dishonorable way. prosecution had no right to We gian derelicts. he was a C3'nical libertine. Then. and perhaps I can explain. How gay a life Leo Frank led among the wage-slaves of the North. doctor's bills out of the regular wage of five dollars a week. praved appetite. they give flimsy and absurd reasons. he was a model j'^oung man to the girls in the factory. he seems to have kept the pace. Confident of the integrity of their client. thus attacked. icas had. in company with Frank. The law allows a defendant. where the ^irls changed their dresses. To his Rabbi. spent some time. It often happens that. the law of Georgia authorizes Leo Frank to have inquired of each one of these witnesses. The type is famil: question these witnesses as to details. and vindication to the accused! All lawyers know this. and have made mountains out of mole-hills. %i'ho feel sure of their client^ never fail to put these character-witnesses through a course of sprouts. With prurient curiosity. But the defense could have done so. But Leo Frank's lawj-ers did not dare to ask any character-witness why she swore that Frank was a man of lascivious character . but we don't like to say so. The lawyers of the defense put Frank's character in evidence. frequently. or check our provisioning of Bel- The by certain witnesses that it was good. &c. in this private room. as the policeman does. She was a good girl to caused him to believe that the defendant is bad. rebut. prefer not to interrupt our bounties to Chinese charities. Leo Frank knew what this system meant to the girls. Such things cannot be done tory. "Wiat moves you to testify that I lascivious? What is it that you know against me? ^ATiat are the facts am upon which you base your opinion? me what you saw me do Tell me what's in your mind. they know that a cross-examination of the character-witnesses will de- and. privilege of sifting the witness. the State could not go into details.

and composed those four notes. Can you imagine what Isn't it so? objection you would have had to being questioned.A«^ is it that you knoiv on him?'''' They KNE^y that the answers would ruin Avhatever chance Frank had." an innocent man would have joyfully embraced the ofortunity to save his life. by his self. unless he voluntarily makes that proposition. and then secured the scratch-pad. Mary Phagan is one of the sweetest flowers of the Sunny South the next day. and his attorneys may di- rect his attention to any fact which he But the State cannot ask him omits. Frank prepared a careful statement. "1F. on her way is to the he?'. — to the jury. Frank waiting for or den where she is lost FOREVER. there is another ominously significant fact that should be weighed Frank and his lawyers did to be cross-exnot otter to allow amined.: : WATSON'S MAGAZINE. sight. and when she is lost to lope. as Rosser had cross-questioned Jim. they did not dare to ask a single witness the simple question. Helen Ferguson had often gotten Mary Phagan's pay-envelope. There were scratch-pad notes lying beside her. damning he is and poor Mary Phagan would not be a memory of horror to him. and clear his name. the giant of the Atlanta bar. No man basement. . he wanted Mary to come back. He knew tliat he could not afford it. In those notes. was unconsciously at his usual work in his office. Solicitor-General to cross-question him." but the negro is described so par- made ticularly. He sat there. indeed listened. / have nothing to hide. and to us. Rosser. . "Ask me any question you like." Did Frank do that? No. when Marv Phagan was I crime. "Why wouldn't he let Helen Ferguson draw the pay-envelope that time ? Ah. the next day. one more time. a single question. "Why do you sAvear that Iiank's character is bad?" They did not dare to ask. that he can be advertised for. cross questioned the negro. but that Conley alone got the body down to the basement. and vainly "drunken Jim Conley. she is seen of all men. and Frank says that the killed. Frank. The next day was the Memorial Day the next day is the Jewish Sabbath. in the morning. Frank. I am not afraid of that negro. Under our law. is found in the know that I didn't commit the I know that I can tell you where / was. as Luther ! He sat there story. the next day. 145 Rosser and Arnold knew He sat there as Jim Conley fitted the their client. Innocent? Was that the courage of conscious innocence? No. woman until the lifeless body ever sees her more. joyous. pure and full of life and hope. In this case. where the defendant claimed that the only material evidence against him was that of "a drunken negro. and recited it to the jury. IjCo Frank. in the morning. In this connection. exhausted himself in herculean eiforts to shatter the rock of Jim Conley's simple and straightforward account of the crime. and did not offer to answer any question. rosy. and that it would be suicidal to ask those white girls to go into the details of Frank's hideous private life. Jim Conley's and heard and hour after hour. ^Messrs. it is the right of the defendant to make his statement : Mm and he did not dare to do what the negro had He did not dare to allow the done. he would not now be where facts on him. she goes to Frank for the withheld pay-envewith its poor one dollar and twenty cents. had you been in Frank's You are innocent: you could place? have accounted for yourself at the time Mary Phagan was being done to death you would have gladly said. in the morning. and had Frank allowed Helen to do this. the negro is not only to say that a negro "did it." not only raped and killed the girl while he.

•'/ am the Superintendent of this facto it. Where was Leo Franl-? It was proved by Albert McKnight that Frank went to his home. Frank refused it. April 25th. 1913. Frank was tidying to learn whether the corpse had been found! Frank had been monkeying with who depended on him for work. in the metal room. and remarked to him." Dewey Hewell. (his folks were absent) stood at the side-board in the dining room. and — call her by her given name.'''' in character. Gantt. as two white witnesses declared. Xewt Lee found the bodv. and got her pay! No mortal eye ever saw that girl again. whom Rosser and Arnold dared not crossexamine. since his rich uncle had left. Frank wrote to his Brooklyn people. She repulsed him. tory. Frank afterwards said that he did not know Mary Phagan girls thing had happened at the factory. and the one way. did not eat a morsel. hang about her. try to lead her in conversation. He heard Frank when he made the effort to use the job-lash on Mary. and gave . she instinctively dreaded. pretty well." Yet. made to lajit on the "who in the building! man is the only other man to Marvellous negro. and Mary went for it on the morning of the 2f)th. if 3^ou displease me. and went all out again. At three o'clock that same night. and in his agony of suspense and nervousness. and when she excused and was backing away from dabbled in her virginal blood was found in the basement. and he sa-^r the girl back off. '"It lies in my power to fire you. He was trying to get up a personal "chat. sometime near 2 o'clock that day. or about the factor}' affairs." as he had a habit of doing with other women of the herself place. for five or ten minutes. according twenty white girl witnesses. "I see this evidence. that nothing "startling" had happened in the factory. but it failed. saying to her significantly.! — — 146 and no attempt white is WATSON'S MAGAZINE. swore and no attempt was made to impeach him. Jim. That night he did something which he had never done before he called up the night-watchman. He saw Frank endeavor to force his attentions on Mary. until her bruised and ravished body with the poor under garments — What did that mean? He had not spoken to her about her work. Leo Frank's lewdness drove him toAvard Mary Phagan. testified that Frank noticed that he. As far back as the early days of March. knew Mary Phagan. that same day. toward the city. he used that species of employer's intimidation. He stated that the time had been too short for anj'thing startling to have happened. Lascivious He says that she came to him^ in his ofice. '"I am the Superintendent of this factor}^" Meaning what? the man whom A break determined effort was made to Meaning. Mary Phagan's body was lying in the basement. as to she had been. and had seen him place his hands on her shoulders. Leo Frank had evidence is all what kind of girl begun to ogle her. Her work-mate applied for the payenvelope on Friday. Gantt. The tragedy had already occurred. and say to Frank that she must go to her work. as the evidence of white witnesses showed. and asked him over the telephone if any- down On : Gantt that you know Mary. Newt Lee. little and The white boy. Willie Turner. a white girl who had worked in the factory under Frank and who knew him only too well testified that she had heard Frank talking to ]Mary frequently. ^Mary Phagan was barely 3'ears fifteen old. She is seen to go up in the elevator towards Frank's office on the second floor.

and Frank was silenced. a scape-goat. He was ready to lead the pack in the direction ot agitated mind cast about for a theory. he could not get her off his The gruesome thing possessed mind. and she had gone her way out of the building and into the city to see the Confederate Vets parade. ^SVhy did he keep the hounds off the AVhy did he trail of Jim Conley? point the finger of suspicion toward Gantt and toward Lee. the Newt whom all the ivitnesses placed in the durlvr/ the factory. The bloody shirt was found. to get two pairs of old shoes which he had left on one of the upper floors. by asking him to describe the shoes that had Frank "fell to it. the negro who worked there at night. WITH FRANK. ter- held him. but he hinted suspicion of Gantt. "But I left two pairs!'' exclaimed Gantt. He not only hinted at Lee.'' been swept out.! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. very time that Mary Phagan must have been ravished. him. rific Thundering were the Avas none of the inevitable. and he was found nervously twitching at his collar. He insinuatingly directed suspicion toward Lee. TO- There — WARD JIM CONLEY? He was read}^ to words. the man who went to the factory on the fatal Saturday. Frank asked that a search be made at Lee's house. Yet Frank got the shoes. and described one pair. To save his soul. ll:e 147 Detective Sharpe called alarm. — and you know what Frank cordd not I put the dogs after Conley. Saturday night. Gantt went up. Frank demurred at Gantt's going in. Frank over the telephone. WITHOUT BEING RUN DOWN. but after somebody had planted a bloody shirt on Lee's premises. and his questions were. "^6 sure your sin will find put the dogs on the you oxitP'' During the dreadful hours that followed Frank's return to the factory. and suggested Lee. in his brain. that would keep the bloodhounds off his own trail. and unmistakable African scent on that soiled garment and yet the armpits of a laboring negro ooze lots of African scent. But he was not ready to breathe the Jim Conle5\ slightest hint toward Gantt. his tracks of Newt Lee. Now. Not only did Frank try to fix guilt on Lee. or for something else why was he calling up Newt Lee. But. asking if anything had happened at the factory? — — NOBODY THEN Ri\EW THAT ANYTHING TRAGIC HAD HAPPENED TO MARY. there was no way to account for blood on both sides of any shirt. and made up a tale about the sweeping out of a pair of old shoes along with the litter and trash. or a suspicious tcord. use your mother wit: Why did Frank never cast a suspicious eye. and . and smeared the blood on it. But Gantt caught Frank in the falsehood. asking that he come to the factory at once. bloody on both sides. tortured him. the negro who was never there at all during the middle of the days. and left. all the time. ANYWHERE! He was who haunted by the dead girl lay in the basement. after Mary had been killed. Unless the carrier of the dead body shifted it from one side to the other. worst of all whoever planted the dirty old shirt. HIMSELF! to In vain did the detectives endeavor trace evidence against Lee. tried to fasten suspicion on him. Two men were sent for him. forgot to saturate it with the sweat of a nesrro white man who came on Saturday to get his old shoes. and never to- ward Conley? There is but one answer that is. "\Vliat"s the trouble ? Has the night watchman reported anything? Has there been a tragedy?" Why did he think there had been a tragedy at the factory? If he had paid off Mary Phagan as he says.

^ and thereafter until ten minutes before one o'clock. Jim Conley where was he. afterwards. you were at your office?" — Frank answered. He would have left that point to take care of itself. and they keep going. and he would have struck a bee line for the distant horizon. that Saturday. In vain. at that place? Not at all. and no earthly ingenuity could move it. all by "his self. and there was nothing whatever to attract any especial attention to him.. — . He was employed at Adolf Montag.to get Mrs. linger at the scene of his awful crime to compose four notes? Would he need any theory about the water closet? Would \\e have been in an agony of labor to account for the presence of his victim. said that he was. placed him near the scene of the crime. It was right there.) that the crime was committed. Burns did his utmost. he did not hnow that Monteen Stover had been He was sitting down. The tale Avater-closet idea is in those tell- f THE TIME IT WAS COMMITTED. and then entrapped her in the law office of Samuel Boorstein. He had employed a Pinkerton detective. fortunately." assaulted her. Negroes committing rapes on white women. somewhere else. No wonder he sent the Rabbi after her. when the tall negro. at the crucial hour. there. — And toilet. was at his place of duty. This was at and thirty-five minutes after twelve Mary Phagan had already been to stairs. before his arrest. it was on the passage to THIS (adjoining Frank's own toilet. when you went." after raping and killing a white woman within a few steps of a white man's private office. office. with the white man inside of it. At what? And where? In his statement. office ! When Frank that he told his Scott. The unimpeachable white girl. He himself threatened her. and this detective. pinned Frank down as to where he was. Thus. "Yes. Frank telegraphed to He had not seen her: he had not heard her. he said that he might have gone to the water closet. every minute of that hcdf hour. against Gantt. Scott again asked "Then. do not tarry. Scott asked Frank "'Were you in your office." But he lied.— 148 ! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Never! NEVER! They go. or a negro man that looked like him. down Mind you detective. AT something else. and tried to hold her there against her will! The brassy. Monteen Stover. to frighten this young woman and to force her to take back what she had sworn. as though all the devils of hell were after them. if the white men get hold of them. for they Tcnow what will happen to them. which he had had months to prepare. his own admission. during AND NOBODY WAS THERE! No wonder the infamous William J. from twelve o'clock until Mai'y Plmgan entered your office. In the note that lay beside Mary Phagan's body. shallow. at the time when Frank was not in his notes else? and where Frank's final — office? Mrs. White ovt of the hidlding And Frank. On Monday. Arthur Wiite swore that Jim Conley. testified that she went to Frank's that half hour. that the factory had the case well in hand and that the mystery would be solved. did they labor to get the trail away from that factory. answering his own detective. pretentious scoundrel He richly deserves to be in the penitentiary himself! ! In Leo statemen to the jury! Would "a drunken brute of a negro. was in his o'clock during the half-hour between 12 and half-past twelve. she is made to say that she was going to the water closet. from 12 o'clock to 12:30. who was in New York.

when Monteen looked into his office.^'' on his o'clock. or up-stairs. Wliite puts him Toward the toilet? If so. Mrs. Great God! Then. Frank's office. and his falsehood on that subject: his refusal to allow to enter the building at -i Newt Lee and as circumstantially. who is afraid to face a guilty negro? "NA^iere is the white man who would have tamely taken that negro's fearful accusation. during the halfhour that followed Mary's arrival in the office the presence of Conley on the lower floor. to get the pay-envelope her failure to reappear down-stairs. M. and his nervous hurry to get Mrs. AT THE TIME OF THE CRIME! Why did he pretend that he did not know Mary by sight? Why did he go to the Frank's bad character for lascivioushis pursuit of Mary Phagan. way flare to the police station? never did this white man with blazing wrath against the negro who accused him of the awful crime. and gone away. as these do on Frank ? Out of liis 01071 mouth. for there. as though he had been a physician. at the necessary time of the crime the utter failure of Frank to explain what became of Mary his desperate attempt to place himself in his office at the time of the crime. this lascivious ci'iminal is convicted. and her avoidance of him his withholding her pay-envelope Friday afternoon and thus making it necessary for her to return to his office on Saturday: hia presence in his office in the forenoon. and then afterwards. it Where Stover and made Mary say she make water?" was Mary. describe her appearance on the cooling table. "teas only divided hy a toilet The men's partition from the ladie''s room gone. Frank knew didn't. Gone where it. and Conley Conley was helow.f WATSON'S MAGAZINE. at the necessary time of the crime the inability of Frank to account for himself. we have the following facts. making an expert examination? Wh}^ was he so completely knocked up by suspense and anxiety. 149 and hy his own statement. the opiDortunity to face the negro and had got her pay envelope. put him to shame? Where is the innocent white man. went to then. why although the night-watchman came at that hour.'' when no tragedy had been brought home to him by any his efforts knoAvledge save his own : : up throw the officers off the scent: his amazing failure to hint a susjyicion of Jim Conley: his equally to . as Frank took it? Would Who. as fully White out of the building: his strange reluctance to alloAv Gantt to go in for his old shoes. and to which he said he may have unconsciously gone. from his office. and asking the officers about the "tragedy. THEN? The note said Mary went toward the toilet "to make water. and the absence of both Frank and Mary. P. to which the note said Mary had THEREFORE. and shrink away without looking at her. calling up Lee. and her coming into it at noon. that he '"''tremhled and shook like an aspen. and her evidence that he was out his incriminating lie on that point. and begged to be allowed to go in and sleep his conduct that night. on another floor. Frank's vacant office? Where was Frank.. Frank puts himself at the very place where the note puts Mary P hag an! looked to close in Did you ever know the circumstances on a man. in his statement. when Monteen "to into you have failed to face Conley? Apart from ever}^ word that Jim Conley uttered. FRANK PLACES HIMSELF WITFI MARY. used by Frank. and the unexpected presence of Monteen Stover there. and gladlv embrace And Avhj'-. wrote the note about the Avater closet. ness : : : : : : : : Morgue twice." Frank's statement was that he must have been at the toilet.

his fellowship in the B'nai B'rith. and jumping nervously as she saw him. fo7' Mary's body was found Sunday morning? Nothing! If he had raped and killed the girl. by the time Wiat away. evidence in detail. from being in the woods. remain where he was. . beAround her neck was fore she died. the same jmrpose! been on the jury. Frank did not want Rabbi Marx to know anything of his secret sins. to of calling Daisy Hopstand Dais3\ the woman who was shown conclusively to have visited Frank at the factory. and he was corroborated by white witnesses at every point where any of the fact-s came within the knowledge of others. seen by Mrs. Smith.Frank. According to the allegations made by Conley's lawyer. the friends of Leo Frank made strenu- ous efforts to corrupt Conley. with Mary^ just a few minutes before. his busi- came on. Conley was the person to whom he wotild naturally turn when the Mary Phagan adventure went wrong. for Frank had a vast deal at stake. and to some extent his trusty. or was it more natural for a white man to do it. if he the rapist. before the trial His social position.. He stated that his temporary absence from his office may have been caused by a call of nature. as to Frank's guilt? Now consider Conley: He was Frank's employee. at 12:35.: 150 guilty fear WATSON'S MAGAZINE. and Frank's lawyers dared not put her up^ as a witness. and out of the State. whenever they can. there could be no witnesses to what he and Frank did with Mary's corpse. kins the — ness connections. Therefore. before anybody knew what had become of Mary Phagan. and they do it. his standing in the synagogue. The blood marks are found. and stay where he was. He made out a complete case against Frank. the cord that choked her to death. and corroborated tradicted Conley. . but so far as the physical indications of the crime existed. when Frank was sodomizing with her. Their first thought is to get away themselves. and hope to fix it on a Had you negro? It is unnecessary to relate ley's these links of circumstances fastening Jim Con- themselves together in one great iron chain of conviction. but he did not care if Conley knew. sixty miles away. and who had no business there except in her peculiarly shameful line of business. what would you have believed. Frank could not have been off that He could not have been far floor. in the helief that he could lay the cnnie on a white man. and perhaps poison him. they cot. Frank didn't mind Conley's knowing about Daisy Hopkins. It was this woman that Conley said he had watched through the keyhole. He was hack in his o/fice. Frank needed help to dispose of the body. was hindered Jim Conley. in the direction of the men's toilet and the metal room and Mary's bloody drawers and bloody garter-straps show that she bled from her virginal womb. with all yourself this question Was it more natural for a negro to rape a white girl. Of course. his wife and mother and father and uncle all these imperatively demanded that Frank dispose of that ter- — rilAe dead girl! cared what be- Would Conley have came of her body? Do negroes who violate white women stay to dispose of the bodies? Never in the world. William M. and other things of the same kind. He had been in his office. A\niite. out of the city. On her head was the evidence of a blow. Frank couldnH afford to run! He had Ask to stay. he could securely have gone out of the building. then scare him. Such a 'call would have carried him directly toward the place where the note said Mary went.

ivhich reviewed the evidence and sustained Judge Roan. That is a formal. night we had to think. the case was given to that calliope detective. Every day we had to Every eat. verdict. all the papers. cataclysmic. Eoan. waiving his personal attendance. for a defendant to be personally present all the time. Feb. That is. during his trial. Conley's life was in danger. raised his voice. they returned. On the 25th of August the Judge. After the best criminal lawyers of the Atlanta bar had exhausted themselves in behalf of Leo Frank. He had been in jail since the Coroner's jury had committed him May 8th. The indictment against Frank was found by the grand jury. ' Had Frank beeft personally present. phenomenal. He had nothing of consequence to say. and they went to their room for deliberation. drink and digest Burns. in a legal fool the jury rendered This was treated as with the law and with the when paper. the Great Detective. the papers were full . he could not have done anything more than his lawyers did. polled the jury. L. and the case was taken to the Supreme Court. to-wit. as to why sentence should not be pronounced on him. when he went into a deal with Burns. just as though the crime had not been commited a year before Burns got to Atlanta. got to looking toward Atlanta. William J. William a J. &c. and about Burns. his attorneys can waive. poll the jury. a7id wliicK never has panned aid results in Georgia. charged the jury. He began He went to the facit all over again. Frank. 17. 1914. This perfunctory right is the only one that the law allows a defendant at that stage of the trial. under English and American law. he invaded Georgia.. dead-lock and a mistrial. Jurors do not bring in a verdict until they are agreed the verdict is each Otherwise. on May 24th. This is the Smith that the New York Times. 151 Burns afterwards made . and more than 200 witnesses were examined. and a search light. The way cyclonic. Burns the fussy charlatan who hunts for evidence with a brassband. as a Mussulman does toward Mecca. Then. that he had not been per- of Burns. With an uproarious noise. S. made such a loud noise over. trifling but Smith did not of Smith attempt to escape from the allegations which he had formally. According It never w\as a right. His trial commenced on the 28th of July. In a comparatively short time. and breezily assumed that the Frank case had just begun. Every morning 1914." as he went over the premises of that the man talked was prodigious. made against to the friends of Smith. Frank was asked on August 26th what he haa to say. talk and dream The whole State. in a boastful and invited mankind to watch him. World. sonally present their court. tory to look over the physical indications. to play the Nelms case against the case of Frank. there is a juror's verdict. the lawyers of Frank raised the point. and measures were taken to protect it. something sleuthing factory. and it is the law that whatever he can waive. 1913. each juror was asked if the verdict of guilty was Ms verdict. : — He roar. and he was sentenced to be hanged on October 10th.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Judge Roan denied a motion for new trial. "the Great Detective. 1913. On October 31. and defendant's attorneys. for Burns was there. saying they had made a verdict. valueless right Avhich is almost never exercised. An extraordinary motion for new trial was made and overruled in April.

Abells. grandor sweet-heart? Burns Northern rooted cities. ravishing her. the petit who has daughter. President Taft^ upon recommendation of Attorney-General Wickersham. Is no check ever to be put upon the employers of girls." and the lawyers. The miscreant who* did the deed was "at large. confessed before execution. around in several endeavoring to discover "is at large. and went North presumably to put his hands on that miscreant who had never been suspected. usages and "NAHiat did failed to find this criminal. and they also were vehemently '"innocent. to the fullest measure. Burns Gentile. and the Pulitzers. who insolently take it for granted that the girls can be used for lascivious purposes? Shall the Law trace no deadline around the children of the poor. he roared it from the scurrilous crusade against Georgia have battlements. is based the idea that. than those indigent Jews got. and announced his Nay. If Marv Phagan had been a Jewess. this lascivious pervert did not foully outrage every decent white man "Burns clears Frank!" It was airily assumed that Burns was the coroner's jurj^. (Ochs) the New York World." and Burns knew where to get him when he wanted him. and who in Burns' own Mary Phagans that are left — words. and say to arrogant wealth. Is the richly connected Jew. and commercial snobbery. his mind. and to invent evidence. the York? The Courts. (Pulitzer) and other Hebrewish organs. The papers resounded with Burns. would all this made up decision. and began his virtuous efforts to suppress. was guilty. the liberal metes of our statutory law? Is every man to have two trials. the was sure to go." For his dastardly campaign against Monteen Stover. and Frank a AVith inconceivable rapidity. Then Burns shot out of Georgia. in the U. daughter. Frank. Burns Then he returned to Atlanta. in New In May 1912. in pursuing Mary Phagan. he richly deserves to be tarred and feathered in every State where he shows his brassy face. —the ." noise Everywhere that Burns went. jury. He had discovered 'that the crime on castellated been waged in the Jewish papers? If Frank had killed a Jew. "is at large.7. the witnesses. he richly deserves a penal Yet they term. the it judge. privileges ? Did the gunmen who shot Rosenthal get two trials? They also were Jews. He New York gunmen did. a pure sister. the criminal who matter to this asinine mountebank that Frank's case had been given. proclaimed the joyful news. and choking her to death. Barber. ''Touch them^ at your peril f^"* Upon what monstrous theory of shoddy aristocracy. would these Jewish millionaires be so lavish with their money and their abuse? Do they imagine that we care nothing for the alive ? had discovered that no one who had been suspected and arrested. set aside some verdicts in some Oregon cases. as the Mary Phagan had been committed by a moral pervert of the worst type. For his abortive purchase of the affidavits of Rev. BURNS groiinds that the Hebrew gunmen. Ragsdale and the deacon. entitled to better treatment in Georgia.152 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. the grand jury. because he wants them? Is any man entitled to exceptional rules. (Abell) the New York Times. so that the whole human race could hear. The Baltimore Sun. entrapping her. and the Ochses. S. did not raise much fuss for AND HIS AGENTS HAD PACKED THE JURY-BOXES! No wonder Burns skipped out upon the express ^VILLIA3I .

Question Newt Lee^ BUT DON'T QUESTION CONLEY. and use perjured affidavits: and lascivious character in dealings with the girls in that factory. by the extraordinary motion. to question Conley. Conley Burns. "a drunken brute of a negro. the lawyercannot get "A drunken leth. Dan Lehon. THE DAY MAN. Then he called for Conley's help. in tine editorials which the Jewish papers publish. was expelled from the Chicago police force for being a detected crook. At that time. and I find a straw WHEN MARY WAS! immediately picked weekly Jeffersonian. and he would be lynched by the infuriated people. Not until all his turbulent efforts to And because he had used Conley. He was going to show the Atlanta police and the Pinkerton Detective Agency that they ougnt all to have gone to school to William J. Ragsdale. It was on this bought and perjured evidence that Frank endeavored to se. than the contemptible Burns. but to enjoy her. it to pieces. and lifted the floodgates of his jackass talk. and a braver man. WHO WAS THERE man had failed. especially when the attorney in question is willing. the guilty man "is a pervert of the lowest type. suppress evidence. The Great Detective. It was the clumsiest. An effort to fabricate testimony is indicative of guilt: Frank did that. Encircling Frank. in the . in the pleas of the lawyers. not to kill her. Burns himself did not make him the scape-goat when he uproariously bore down upon Atlanta. but not able. negro!" That shibbo- of late adoption. An effort to suppress evidence is indicative of guilt: Frank did that. the crook. efforts to intimidate witnesses. Burnsiest piece of frame-up that I had ever read. did he and I^ehon bribe the poor old preacher. and nobody else^ are these convicting circumstances: Motive opportunity unexplainable movements. . she would raise the town. His murder of the girl was incidental. she left there alive." Burns was go: ing to spring a sensation by pouncing upon somebody that had never even been suspected. was not at large. Lo swear that they had heard Conley tell another negro that he had killed a white woman at the pencil factory. and relegated to his proper position as accessory. Newt Lee ? Newt could not Jim Conley could. Conley was not the imagihad. the faker. he has never been arrested he is at large. it all simmers down to Jim Conley. is now the burden In his many of Frank's statements. and was therefore afraid of what he might say. attempts to inculpate innocent persons. to make way with the corpse. in Burns' various proclamations and warwhoops. cure a new trial. and his plan was. and try to fasten the guilt His right hand man. until after he realized that if . investigated.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. and to have that attorney betra}^ his client. and his poorer deacon. Frank never once suggested to the policemen. nary Therefore. sayings and conduct. braggart. implicate all Frank: There you are. and Lehon is a better man. ard ! at that time. and sophistry in Christendom aAvay from it." When did Conley become the black beast of the case? cion to his own client. is indicative of guilt. Barber. in man that Burns THEN his omniscient optics. newspaper articles. or the detectives. An effort to seduce the attorney of an accessory. contradictor}^ statements. the cow- 153 Why did Frank ignore THIS negro. Frank wanted Mary Phagan. Conley had been arrested. He did not resolve to choke her to death. presence at the time and place of the crime. to shift suspi- on the other n£gro.

Not while the Coroner had the case in charge. vet . Frank's ley first intention to shield Con- from suspicion. whether a tragedy had taken place at the factor}'. is as bright as a new pin. It was a mistake to move that bleeding body. as most criminals do^ notes. he followed it up. you confront the following difficulties: is But of course. It was a mistake to lie to Gantt about those old shoes. against Conley no corroboration And he is actuated by the irresistible motive to save his own Frank's evidence ! stands alone whatsoever. points to him." Are you to be told that a drunken brute of a negro would seize a white girl. Rogers and Black. the Pinkerton Detective. the Morgue. on the courts. Frank's fixed idea that a tragedy had happened in his place of business.— 154 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Nothing that ocplace of the murderer of Mar}' afterwards. It was a mistake to show so much anxiety to get rid of Mrs. it would have been met at the very threshhold by the law which mercifully says the accomplice cannot convict the accomplice. When you put the negro in the place of the rapist and murderer. for sale The papers had barely reached Atbefore Ragsdale broke do^Yn and confessed and now Burns is afraid to put himself within the jurisdiction of the Georo:ia lanta streets. It was a mistake to refuse to let Newt Lee enter. Affainst Conley. hy so much as a suspicious look toward the drunken brute of a negro. that Saturday afternoon. here and there. It has Therefore. points at him. when Newt Lee was not permitted to come in and go to sleep. It was a mistake to call up Newt Lee and inquire whether anything had happened at the factor3^ It was a mistake to ask the men. points to him. the crowning mistake was. on a quiet legal holiday. this one and that one. Nothing 3"ou cannot budge an inch. within a few steps of the white man''s office. and nothing more. neck. Frank's haunting. Frank's attempts to cast suspicion on Lee and Gantt. going before the crime. unconscious victim on the j^oor while he searched around to find a cord with which to choke her to death? The hands of the drunken brute of a negro would have been as much cord as he wanted. and these two led to the third to. Conley. Nothing that is shown to have happened at the time and place of the crime. having made a terribly criminal mistake. AVhen you put Jim Conley in the Phagan. the only testimony is that of Leo Frank! Had the State endeavored to convict curred by making minor mistakes. gro? Not while emplo5nng for two years! Not while allowing him to remain inside the factory. A^Hiite. When did Frank discover that Jim Conley was a drunken brute of a nehim. the case against Conley. in the effort to find a lead. IS'ot while Frank's own detective was probing. TFAy not? This young. and would leave the stunned. The one mistake in calculation led to the other. inside a house. his brain was in a turmoil^ "a whirling gulf of phantasy and flame. and keen as a needle. in which he made the dead girl sav she had gone to the toilet ''to make water. and then sit down to write four notes about it? Are you to l3e told that a drunken brute of a negro would attempt such a crime. to take Jim Conley into his confidence^ in the mAstaken effort to dispose of the corpse. or the City detectives.wit." Hence. Not once did Frank aid the police. but in the tremendous crisis in which he found himself. choke her to death with a cord. lascivious Jew is a Cornell graduate. that Saturday afternoon. Frank. the writing of those four . violate her person.

or come to terms with him. Frank's she was killed on on her way to thft where she had gone "to make note floor. It was Frank whose actions were suspicious after the crime. at that very time. since the trial. Smith sets out in his statement to the court: and Frank's attempts to make Monteen Stover perjure herself. It is not Jim Conley that endeavored to corrupt Frank's witnesses. his detectives. as William M. and do the Why. Smith. "the drunken brute of a negro. and every He proved incident dove-tails into it. Then who . soliand she cited her. to save his Iiuman heing that knew that identical Leo Frank was the where Mary Jim Conley that has strug- moment! not gled to pull himself out of the meshes. intimidate him. and the deal that was made with William M. who knows a man so well as his This young married man. to misCourt. Frank's refusal to face Conley." Was there ever a fouler attempt than that? Was there ever a completer failure? You cannot imagine that the intellectual Frank has not kept in the closest communication with his lawyers. and escape Justice. or the negro. at that time. and he knew that she did not take the elevator up or down. fiendishly mistreated her. lower floor. It was not Jim Conley that went out to hire a preacher and a deacon to swear away the life of Leo It Frank! was not Jim Conley who attempted the purchased affidavits. heard. fit guilty? Either the white man. befuddle the public. and every proved fact collides with it. next to Frank'^s toilet all. It was Frank. The bloodmarks sa}'^ she was killed on Frank's floor. and to have a talk with him in the presence of witnesses. knocking her down. or Frank! It cananybody but Frank. It was Frank whose conduct." therefore. is guilty? wife does? Ah. not far from his private office— . Take Frank's story. Frank's efforts to '"approach" Conley. for that was where he had seen her go. Conley did not know where Mary floor. It fit fits made Then who to is Jim Conley. has been that of a desperate criminal. horror-struck at the sight. icas. and terrified by his consciousness of consequences. Whhere Mrs. and then. Take Jim Conley's story. to use the lead himself says that she had been in his office and had gone out. at most superhuman guilty It is life. ment that he was in the office. whose conduct before the crime points in the direction of guilt. to see whether the metal which she was to work with had come.— WATSON'S MAGAZINE. and his friends. The toilet. and seduce Frank's lawyers. ravished and killed that little girl. White saw the says ne<jro. in these alefforts was only at that time. . Conley could not have deed? knoxon that Mary was not in Frank'^s office. Frank's absence from his office. shrinking from the sight of Maiy Phagan's accusing face. put his hands on her screamed! Then he struck her. frantically and blunderingly endeavoring to escape the toils. overtook her. floor. He followed her. or accounted for at the time of the crime. by which he was to help slip the noose over the head of his own client. —not on Conley's floor at Did Conley leave come up to Frank's the water. he went and got the cord which choked her life out. or both. hut went towards the nnetal room. at the time of the crime.IyVZ> NEAR HIS WHERE HE SAYS HE MAY HAVE GONE— not on Conley' TOILET. Frank's bribery of Ragsdale. It was Frank who could not be seen. and his false state- s 155 None of anybody not be this will else.

is no better than this daughter of the good old State of Georgia. Dorsey triumphed over Big lawyers.! ! 156 AVATSON'S MAGAZINE. every known right. on the State fight ! honor. in the hearts of right thinking men. In your bitter time of trouble if your own wife. she woiihl not go about him. there is something hideously wron. and legally established results. and first at the Honor to Hugh Dorsey grave." Avomen are true It makes terribly against Leo Fratik that his young wife held back AVliat pressure finally conquered her reluctance? ! Just as "Wliitman of New York bravely met the hell-dogs of organized crime. Among all the horrible crimes that make humanity pale and shudder. Wliile the City witnessed the parade of the time-battered remnants of the Confederate armies that had given so many precious lives in defense of those things that men hold dear. Big detectives. for at first.f. One intrepid lawyer. as those celestial witnesses looked down upon that frightful deed. was able to vindicate the no- . detectives and newspapers are to have their way. a decade ago. . Cornelia. resort to such a systematic and unprecedented crusade orderly tribunals. there ha^ been no blacker crime than that. so infuriated the people. During all the stormy times of the Pitt-Eldon regime in England. has fought his way at every step in the case against overwhelming odds. she was only a factory girl: there was no glamour of wealth and fashion about her. with who had help. then the Code. Only a factory girl therefore the Solicitor-General has had no outside : a young wife. and lashed them into cowed defeat. has found his path of duty one of arduous toil. and no man was ever more justly convicted. Only "a factory girl!" That's what the papers kept on saying. who lost her life in defense of her chastity. ravished by a King's son. that they rose in their wrath suffered a degradation not and wreaked vengeance upon those ian assassins. holds aloof. and the you! "Last at the Cross. must have been outraging every feminine instinct of her honest nature. only the angels and the Great God witnessed the struggles of Mar}^ Phagan for the priceless jewel that good women hold dear. the Jurj' System proud achievements of the most illustrious lawyers that ever lived will have — — known since the packing of juries in the New Orleans cases. Poor little Mary Phagan ! The chiefest of poets has Roman sung of the proud lady who would not survive her And because an enthusiastic people caught up this young hero in their arms. If Frank's lawyers. privilege and precedent of the law. but. newspapers. and Big newspapers in Georgia. Big money. against civilized methods. She had no millionaire uncle she had no Athens kinspeople ready to raise fifty thousand : of Georgia/ No man ever had a fairer trial than Leo Frank. Never before did any criminal who had exhausted in his own behalf. we are accused of saturating the court-room with the spirit of mob violence Ifs an outrageous libel. after he had fought the good and won it. Yes. Ital- dollars for her : she nections to wield had no mighty coninfluence. Thomas Erskine. and he won simply and solely because he had the Law. employ muzzle and manufacture public sentiment. Evidence on his side. detectives. near by. our jury system rode triumphantly through its waves. And there must have been blinding tears of unutterable pity.

deliberately lives a double life. take me. and our democracy. to sate the lusts of Frank? was he so hell-bent to all Why take this one little girl? him from Code? the just penalties of is the God knows. old story. a college-bred man. Has he any more living in than a native? Frank had been London and inordinate himself to the foul purpose of entrapping the one pure girl who was trying to save herself to be some good man's wife I admit. he would have long since gone the swift road that Dr. or Society will fall to pieces.'*'' Trial hy for such a broadest charity. unconquerable race from which we take so much of our religion.." So reads the sternly just law of the great old indomitable. or who basely stands outside a dwelling at night and murders the inI have no pity whatsoever. to get twelve honest men in the jury box. and moving men's hearts yet with its infinite pathos: his With command "And the Lord sent Nathan unto David and he came unto him and said unto him ----There were two men in one city the one rich and the other -^. But for the man who waylays the road. he took for his motto. to be emblazoned on the panels of his car- 157 found for those who sin through sudden passion. "AVhosoever sheds man's blood. ble truth. by man shall his blood be shed. and read the old. ringing yet with the righteous wrath of the Prophet. our law. and we are asked to condemn the verdict of Frank's jury.. or lewd girls. it I had a right I am. when Frank himself is utterly unable to show that the law did not give box. in a case like Frank's. who are lured to vice and crime by intense love or burning hate.POOR The rich man had EXCEEDING MANY flocks and herds but the poor man had NOTHING save one little ewe lamb which he had nourished up and it grew up together with him and with HIS CHILDREN . who are drawn astray by some irresistible temptation. So proud was Erskine of the fact that our system^ had come out of the terrible ordeal untarnished and with added glory. was he not the man of many flocks and herds? Let us turn to The Book. that the eflfort of our judicial system is. So. that it is in me to be as stern as the Law of the Twelve Tables. Crippin travelled to his merited doom. a man mate — him the twelve honest men in the of the most creditable connections.— WATSON'S MAGAZINE. where a married man. — it. himself to unnatural sets and — at the time he crushed the life out of human flower. little Mary Phagan. For the man who kills another openly and who says to Society to —"Yes. Is Frank to be an exception to Mosaic law? Is alleged race-prejudice to save In were the imperial limits of Atlanta. I freely admit. there not enough purchasable women. I did Here do riage '"' me!" jury. and try ! man I have the That which the most consummate of English advocates gloried in. debases What more could it have given? What more did it Jiave to give? Nobody compelled Frank a citizen of Georgia. my sympathy pro- of money and of opportunity. lusts. Somebody must resist the dissolvent power of Big Money and a muzzled press. to become of his rights He came own If that free will. we are asked to be ashamed of.

stole two million dollars from the working people of New York. would be tolerated a minute. &c. most in- ing that the negroes use separate waterclosets. marry our daughters. — . but are not good enough to hear testimony against a rich Jew! It is all wrong chase the negroes. against the white people of the South. and the Pulitzer paper is doing its best to defeat our aim. OWN meat and drink of cup and lay in his BOSOM . fliientially a rich Hebrew. at our tables. and mongrelize the Anglo-Saxon race. that a witness against Frank was a negro/ are good It seems that negroes enough to kill our ballots. and to serve nine in prison. and that the negroes should enjoy social and political equality. if there had not been such a systematic propaganda in favor of this worst of all the None of it The New York World virtually says that the President deserved the insolence of the negro delegation. "And there came a traveller unto the rich man and he spared to take of his OWN Hock and his OWN herd-to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him but look. the great point em])hasized by the AVorld and the other JeA\-ish papers is. It claims that the negroes are as good as we. "And David's anger was GREATLY kindled against the MAN and he said to Nathan 'AS THE LORD LIVETH the man that hath done THIS thing shall surely die and he shall restore the lamb FOURFOLD because he did this thing and because he had no pity' -^And Nathan said to David -'THOU art the man!* " did eat of HIS HIS OWN — — Not long ago. all wrong for the President to allow any difference be- tween whites and blacks. Burleson and Williams quire them to eat in separate restaurants. hut no negro must he taken as a icitness against a Jew who can command unlimited money. Yet in the Frank case. for us to disfranall wrong for to re- McAdoo. on all occasions.and was unto^him as a DAUGHTER. Now. many of whom were Jews. and go to separate toilets. That sort of logic is a fair sample of Leo Frank special pleading. admits that there does seem to be in this country one law for the rich and another for the poor. He was tried and convicted and sentenced to pay a fine of one thousand dollars. hold office. eat months AVhereupon. From we have the very necessity of the case^ to take the evidence of negroes in some cases else Justice would be defeated.. use separate wash-rooms. connected.-"-"the POOR MAN'S LAMB and dressed IT for the man that was come unto him. The World. sleep in our beds. the Pulitzer paper. in that he had not interfered to prevent the heads of the Departments from requir- deliberate criminals. in the State of Georgia.— 158 it WATSON'S MAGAZINE. So extreme has been the Pulitzer paper on this line that it sharply reproved President Wilson in the matter of the William Monroe Trotter episode. we are doing our level best to prove that the law treats all men alike.. make our laws. The New York Wo7'ld has taken sides with the negroes. Henry Siegel stole the money under the familiar disguise of a commercial failure.

and to buy up Ragsdale and his deacon. either. and by the assurance that something wonderfully sensational would explode very soon. prepared written statement. The defendant alioays alleges that the verdict was strongly and decidedly against the evidence. that the Supreme Court of Georgia has never reviewed the evidence in in a carefully confident" explorations in Cincinnati and New York. Burns' "utterly Leo Frank stresses the point that the reviewing court has never passed upon those the question of his guilt. otherwise invincible his associa- may become hy reason of the nature of tion with the criminal^ res gestae of the crime. have been vilified. in the brothel The murder Those serene. by irresponsible persons who know nothing of the evidence. Yet Leo Frank has the brazen effrontery to argue that his case has surroundings. for the lack of white men of the best character? its Eveiy case must of necessity stand on own merits. the Supreme Court had to pass on the evidence. Therefore. or bad white men. Criminals do not 159 summon the best men in the commimity to witness their tary display Court. in Georgia. What is the law to do. and the honest jurors who were sworn to try Frank. must of necessity be proved by bad women. It is on a par with William J. to frighten girl witnesses. and with the In his proclamations ro the public. coolly deliberating in private and in the profoundest security. except that Jim Conley is a negro. and be judged by its And those Justices. Every . The public has been gulled. for — whom Leo Frank is now so sorry. Burns' interviews with Conan Doyle. as in all States. those superb lawyers. A witness. as stereotyped. exi^erienced lawyers were not twelve terrified jurors. and without evidence are three grounds to support it. by the noisy protestations of William J. that even the form-books la^ them down. again There was no "mob" threatening the Supreme Court There was no mili- and again." This attempt at misleading a sympathetic public is on a par with the efforts made to suppress testimony. except by twelve men who were scared into a verdict by the Atlanta ''mob. had to say whether the evidence set forth in the record was sufficient to warram^t the verdict of those twelve jurors. No good AYoman is there to see it nor anj' good man. he asserts positively. But nothing ever comes of it. In other words. The Supreme Court did pass on the evidence.! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. menacing the Supreme crimes. In a first in the legal profession motion for a new trial there which are so invariably taken. against the weight of the evidence. never been tried. The State of Georgia and its Judiciary. It is on a par with that pulpit crusade they started in Atlanta. And the Court did say that the evidence was sufficient to sustain the verdict. Burns. On their oaths and their consciences. AVhat an arrant falsehood Every tyro knows better. held up to scorn and made objects of derision and hatred. Time and again. upon their oaths and their consciences^ said the evidence was sufficient. or innocence. It is on a par with the case. John Burroughs and a whole lot of other people who have never seen the record in this case. objectionable. nor been cJmrged with the fearful responsibility of tiding this man for Ms life. in such cases? Must it let murder go unpunished. it has happened that the only witnesses to the crime were negroes.

PURSUE GENTILE GIRLS bitter upon the Pardon Board . Burns.." This bitter comment is made by the have had to deal with these pleasure-loving Jewish business men Avho spare the Jewish girls. . w'ho it harder. and then run the gamut of the Federal judiciary.and upon the Governor. "without fear. are ready to use crook detectives and crook witnesses to defeat Justice. Connolly's articles sound loudly of William J. These newspaper articles of the propaganda. They repeat the one-sided statements of the Times and the ^Vorld. the same old unexplained disappearance of the girl. or the hope thereof. It has shown us how rich differently the law deals with the the little victim being lured back to his private office. it is the The same old fatal pursuit of the girl by Frank the same old undisputed and damnable fact of same old thing. and a ravenous appetite for the forbidden fruit a lustful eagerness enhaneed hy the racial novelty of the girls of the uncircumcised ! The Frank case is enough to depress the most hopeful student of the times. members of tlie Bar Asosciation. CoUier''s is publishing a series of articles on the case. and the Georgia governor. can run the The most page 150. to prevent the law from taking its course^ and to give another depressing instance of "the difference. Connolly." CoUier''s. stiidy man and the poor. Collier's has been guilty of forestalling the action of the Georgia Pardon Board. attorneys. however. Professor of Sociology in the University of Wisconsin: the name of the book is. and Mr. the diseases. and set a precedent which would mean that whoever can hire the This expert in Sociology makes a of Immigration. of Big Money against the Law. Let me quote one sentence from a masterful book which has recently been published. favor. political pulls must be tried. It has shown us how the capitalists of Big Money regard the poor man's .. sinister and pow- On hut cites erful pressure will be brought to bear "The fact that the pleasure-loving ex- Jewish business men spare Jewesses. to get the pitiful balance of her pitiful wage. gamut of our State Courts.. It has shown us that these law3'ers are eager to have the Federal Courts step into the province of our State Courts. 'twixt the Rich and the Poor. he says insidious. affection. Burns seems to have won the confidence of Mr. Therefore. And the end will not even then be If no court Avill disturb a reached. and run down the Gentile girls If Professor Ross had had the Frank case in his mind. the changes brought about by it. Ross. for the very reason that Jews of this type have an utter contempt for law." It is fair and proper to assume that our State officials will do their duty. They are similar to Connolly's rigmaroles in the Baltimore Sim. reward. Here we ha^^ the pleasure-loving Jewish business man. has taken it upon itself to announce that Leo Frank will not be executed. righteous verdict. Here we have the Gentile girl. a show down. "The Old World and the New. and the same old utter inability of Frank to give an account of himself. Here we have the typical young libertine Jew who is dreaded and detested by the city authorities of the North. It has shown us what our daily papers will do in the interest of wealthy criminals. and which has been widely Its author is Edward A.'* read. and &c. crimes vices incident to this foreign flood. are all based on Leo Frank's ex- comment.— 160 time there is — ! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. It has shown us that some of our lawyers. daughter. he could not have hit city authorities.

Brooklyn. Burns knows that he has and he is now using C." SHAME OF CONSENT! Having championed he negro rapist against the Southern white woman.^ C.. controlling facts that com-pelled the verdict. proved. the wolf and the lamb there they are The bones of the little Georgia girl are mouldering in the ground. which he dared not test of a cross-examinaarticles it on his fcLce. and manufacture a sympathy which will influence the authorities. statement. in which the editor alleged that the white uoomen accused neqro men of rape^ TO HIDE Solicitor-General as the State's representative. towered the Supreme Court of Georgia. These intensely partisan articles are predicated upon the alleged fact. save that of the defendant's guilt. and a chain of proved facts and circumstances. Connolly as his megaphone. would be the THE •judicial murder. excluded every other reasonable hypothesis. Sodomite. since Colliers published the slander on Southern white women. would Leo Frank l3e the subject of a propaganda of libellous misrepresentations of the people of Georgia ? It hasn't been so long ago. Not once have these hirelings for the defence argued the actual. or Pulitzer's daughter. honest Atlanta police-officers. or Belmont's daughter. Atlanta. and the terrorizing of the jury^ are being recklessly circulated. some white girls and Avhite men wdio could neither be bullied nor bought. to save as guilty a man as was ever arraigned^ and to besmirch a State whose laws^ juries and judges are notoriously in^ dined to the utmost verge of leniency. Collier's now champions an abnormal . would the wecdthy Jews.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. which apart from negro evidence. an honest Pinkerton detective. this Durant. the hawk and the dove. McCue. material. sequences of premeditated and hornble crime? Or suppose Mary Phagan had been Jacob Schiff's daughter. who comes as near carrging pursuer and the pursued. of Athens. — ! . which ignored the attempted intimidation of the Atlanta Jo'rnal a Georgia paper that prostituted itself to the propaganda of — Big iSIoney and declared that the executJiis tion of this Beattie. Leo Frank and Mary Phagan. "Hang the d the baseless assumption that the jury heard these cries. twelve honest jurors in the box and a just judge on the bench an able. by them. The purpose is to divide public opincreate mawkish sentiment. or Och's daughter. and illustrated by an idealized cut of the horribly sensual face of Leo Frank. P. AATiat do rich Jews care for Jews who are poor? Suppose Leo Frank had heen a monHehreic immigrant^ recently arrived from Poland. Connolly is flooding the country with literature. deals with the undisputed facts which form the chain of circumstantial evidence. Above all. Baltimore." and the Atlanta milltary.) any lascivious degen- erate ever did. this Leftie Louie. that some men on the streets of Atlanta n Jew!'' and upon said. j)aTte 161 as submit to the tion. solidifying the work of the direct testimony. Not one of these newspaper discredited himself. or Collier's daughter. and were controlled — AViliam J. There was no Big Money to push the There were case against Leo Frank. fearless and energetic . P. and peddling about from house to house to get a few dollars for the wife and child he left behind in the war-zone. The most oution. finely gotten up on glossy paper. Philadelphia and New York he spending half-a-milUon dollars to save him from the legcd coneyless rageous misrepresentations about the Atlanta ''mob.

in the banks. and the Governor? Shall wealthy outsiders invade the State of Georgia. cases. Roan. that intervention will be inevitably understood to be a con- and the ruthless determination that she should not escape him. the small factories. and she is pursued. Hill. strike at the integrity of our judicial system. and on the unsupported testimony of a negro Are those charges true ? If they are. after her. statement. vaster proportions. instead of by evidence and law. of Judge L. Nor did the papers attempt to annul the law. in the pulpits. All over this great Republic lawless- demnation of the jirnj. down to the department stores. Burns. and the racial fairness of our i>eople. ready to cast it over some innocent. the libertine who kept after this little ami kept to-v. give to the Governor of Georgia the strength to withstand all blandishments. unsuspecting girl." Do not we all know it? Where the girl is of the age of con- — — sent. Alleging them to be true. and ness is sea. and dominate lairs? while Leo Frank poses for another photograph and composes another powerful rich. as the jurors and the judges have done theirs. The charges made by Frank's lawyers. God knows But where the girl is good. in waiting rooms. the laundries and the sweat-shops are on the lookout for poor girls and young women who will exchange virtue for "a good time. and of Power. infinitely McCue and Beattie o-irl. ences usurp the funrtionx of our courts. The man by cused of condemning him because he is a Jew. is that of I^o Frank. and of the Stipreme Court. and by ColUer'^s.— 162 ! ! WATSON'S MAGAZINE. but is Pardon Board. The dail}' papers and Collier\<i did not attempt to dictate to Virginia. The Big Money propagandists say that the charges are true. The white-slaver almost openly stands in crowded streets. by Frank himself. from the lawyer and politician who advertise for type-writers and stenographers. and entrapped. the courts and the people of Georgia are eternally disgraced. and to stand fnn. all mawkish appeals. or the Governor. and is not permitted to keep the one jewel that her poverty allow's her. and wants to stay so. and do his duty. of Judge Benjamin H. worse than the The systematic and hugely expensive cami)aign of slander that has been waged against the people of Georgia in regard to this case has logically and necessarily created this /kind of a situation : Infinitely worse than the Rosenthal case. Shall this charge he countenanced by the types more fiendish. the propagandists demand that the Pardon Board and the Governor change the sentence of the Law. b}^ the big Jewish newspapers. BY THE LAW. HER. intervenes.'it AFTER satyr. The lascivious em])loyer from the highest to the lowest. and consents. The people are ac- stormy raging like the wild waves of a All over this Christian land the crimes against women are taking wider range. all improper influences. courts are accused of trjdng this riot and hysteria. with the AND KEPT lust of a If the Pardon Board. in the McCue and Beattie cases. S. it is bad enough. and importuned. with his net in his hands. by William J. to save the lives of the gunmen who shot the Jew gambler. and take this case into their own hands? Shall foreign influ- . and at factory doors. or in the back-rooms where politicians juggle. the administration of our May the Almighty source of Justice No other State tries its criminals in the newspapers. and his champions declare defiantly that he will not be punished.

wrought the glowing metal at the forge. resist temptation. in the divine simplicity of un- say of that And what are we to men. iron horse. . and the u-omen. rather than soil the restment that God gave her. little girl! Sleep in your man humble grave! but if the angels are good to you. I've tilled the unfilled land. to feel. the — magnificent people who rear monu- ments to regiments of strong men who have died for principle? The Creator that made me. keep to the right path. east to western shore. the Door George Best liberal Xo common man am I. for her honor amid this conquerable innocence. they will let you know that many an aching heart in Georgia beats for you. these palsied hands and wrinkled browThey are my witnesses. tvill die. Sleep. like snow-white ermine of the frozen Arctic. I've soil. years of stalwart strength have run to four-score now Of penury and distress. best knows how I revere brave and good men that stand the storm. but one of Doomed none the less mind. and Honor— rather than surrender the glorious crown of Manhood. Where once your giant The homes I've forests kissed the neighboring air. In sunshine or in wet. with millions of my alien kind. feels for the woman who is so The Wolf At St. little Mary Phagan's heroism is an heirloom. breast-bare. But the words have never been coined which can express what a true In this day of fading ideals and disappearing landmarks. forcibly robbed of to it. the With his metallic roar. I've driven like a From whirlwind on his fiery course. and go to their gi-aves— martyrs to Faith. and Duty.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. weak. and many a tear. lonely little heroine irho died. from eyes unused to weep. These shrunken limbs. 163 hush her mouth ? —O and then killed what shall Vve think of the great. who can forget the poor. :\ry For two-score years I've lived upon your nation's Earning my bread in sweat. of culture stand. in the realms beyond the troubled sunset and the clouded stars. The print of fortune's heel. In this broad land. Accustomed early and accustomed late to toil. has paid you a tribute too sacred fur words. dug the mine and laid the rail. that she. than which there among is nothing more precious the old red hills of Georgia.

ye tillers of the soil The wolf is at your door! spoil! And ye The that rule o'er five and ninety millions. His strong and tireless arm. ye rich. gloating on your hoarded The poor man's heart is sore. — Bread was my children's cry by day.— 164 Your WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Beware. Bespeak. Your temples too where learning and where With myraid works untold. His patience will not last for two-score years like mine. cry. and thenThe people shall be king! . — — Beware. You ask me wherefore and for what I've done To win myself a name? To climb footsore the steep and dizzy precipice Where sits the goddess Fame? all this? Perchance for wealth or indpendence when the sere And yellow leaf is shed? Was it for any such I laboured year by year? Not so. it was for bread. That chiseled out huge blocks of ragged stone until They bore a pleasing form. His step is at your gate. by night their And oftener it was mine. the patient workman's skill. Beware. Surnamed by those whose halting footsteps he pursues. when Will ye heed their muttering? stars presage one more will fill the Chair. but doubly so. My scanty recompense at times would scarcely buy A rich man's glass of wine. music wakes the tyre art inspire. ye magnates. in purple and in linen lies in fine! The poor man wait. The demon horror Want. Behind me skulks a wild and wolfish being whose Grim face is lean and gaunt. halls of classic song where Cecilia woke of old. both one and all.

. Joachim Patriarch the of Greek had requested that he be buried on Mount Athos But the Greek . Pilgrims from afar to worship here and seek healing in the wonder-ioorking waters of the come well at Balukli. . if not the letter of the U. minister or ambassador to the Government of the Unitea States.. for not only did they dictate the ludicrous and discreditable appointment of Pat Egan. that the Mohammedans among up with questions of State. S. . III. Government that Ours is by Turkish cavalry. the ecclesiastical authorities decided to please the populace by disregarding the Patriarch's wish and so he will not rest at Balukli. the Lonrdes of the Or- thodox Church. to Psamatia. If His Holiness.) III. This faith-cure business has more sides to it than the lics whom his long life was spent. no matter what their the one bravely started out to avoid the fearful consequences that have always followed. for the Patriarch was buried that day. His Holiness was borne on his throne to the waterside and there placed on a steamer which carried him down the Golden Horn. Their price was high. Wlien he died. so upright and admirable. our President is prohibited from holding any official relations with religious bodies. (November. and high-priest over many Catholic churches. when questions of religion were mixed names may be.— Editorial Notes and Clippings to the WTTP^N President Cleveland appointed Pat Egan as the minister of this country to Chile. the solemn procession moved through the thronged streets Joachim III. Catholic priests of New York had elected Cleveland." says "On Sunday. Joachim III. education and fitness for the place but . and they had to be paid. a great multitude assembled about the Phanar. and. there the remains landed again. 1913) he was given a magnificent funeral. Preceded the . His escort of honor medical pactise can ever develop. he tomb was composed of Mohamsoldiers! medan opened a new volume in our diplomatic history. Cathedral the Roman Chiirch. was a great and good man. without ability. nuncio. Dec. Joachim break III. but they also demanded that Cleveland receive an ambassador from the Roman Captain Granville Baker in his book. He was a Christian of a fine type. Guards of honor from the Russian warships lined the aisles of the . Joachim His Holiness.. delegate. did not issue official commands for the renewed teaching of the Roman Catholic doctrine. loved and venerated him. . Egan was a low-type Tammany politician. had proposed to send an envoy. Catholic Church at Constantinople. that those %L'ho will not join the Church may be lawfully killed. . both as a man and a prelate. . what would the President have done ? What would the new^spapers have said ? What would have been the attitude of Cardinal Gibbons and the Pope's lobby at Washington? What course would the Protestant churches have taken? His Holiness. wells." (the Vatican of the Patriarchate) and crowded the streets leading to it. 1. . Roumanian church." (So it seems that the Roman Cathocannot be original even in their discoveries of miaculous springs. escorted by Turkish soldiery and Armenian priests. By the spirit.. Constitution. did not issue a decree ordering his priests to up every happy home where . . "The Passing of the Turkish Empire in Europe. grottoes and so forth. another from warship.

in — Life. at the Saratoga convention. who is ousting Carranza. who — — is their messages of grief. the present Patriarch of Constantinople should demand that our Government olHcially receive an ambassador from his church. and would agree to a remarriage who chased out Huerta. Cummins. unless he quits writing for the news- Since his return from abroad he has done nothing but blunder. it is pow- for instead of bursting it up. who lived in the house that Diaz built.. It was Pius X. ousting Carranza. who put away Madero. who chased out Huerta. who will overthrow Villa. who did these and illegal un-Christian fearfully things. therefore. This is Carranza. This is \Madero.. if President Wilson should ask 3'ou for it ? vention when the collar had cooled. L. and of course Bryan is too much of an went altruist to say — AAlien he said that anything that isn't true. than is the tawdry patchwork of paganism which maintains the monstrous impostures of friends papers. But why was there such a discrimination in favor of the less ancient and less Christian church? Upon what theory do we officially deal with Roman Catholicism. Bryan said so at Baltimore. industrial. who will overthrow Villa. he allowed the represented in the financial. and it is much nearer the original church of Christ. On the death of Joachim III. yet when he died. who lived in the house that Diaz built. ousting Carranza. it is really the larger. Bristow and La Follette. when he must have known that the vulnerable places in Taft's armor antedated the convention. who lived in the house that Diaz built. mercantile. "the Moses of Democracy. he had become unfit to be temporary chair* man of a Democratic Convention. This is who is man This is the Peon his name doesn't matter who soon will be bouncing the warlike Zapata. R. If Ex-President Roosevelt has any left. President Wilson and Secretary Bryan cabled Zapata. and he went back to Chicago with another con- world. It was not expected that he would. O'Hern erfully at the federal capital. This is Villa. sulking in his tent for a few weeks. by 1912. who chased out Huerta. He fatally acquiesced in the endorse- ment of President Taft. Shehan and Belmont and Ryan and to making G3 speeches a day for Parker. This is Huerta. Apparently. who put away Madero. who chased out Huerta. who put away Madero. by a Catholic priest. This is the house that Diaz built. he lacked decision at the crucial Rome. who lived in the house that Diaz built. He hurriedly jumped into the same boat with Senators Lodge and Gallinger. At least. and no Cardinal Gibbons. His Holiness. and religious steam-roller to pass over him. and not with Greek Catholicism? The Greek church is the older. the head of the RoCatholic church. and no lobbyist moment in the Chicago convention. Louis convention of 1004." Moses did not even get a look in. who put away Madero. they will also leave soon. he accepted the terms of Judge Parker's AD INFINITUM. and their testimonials to the goodness of the deceased prelate. Judge Parker was . on the Promised Land: and. and starting his own race then. While the Greek Catholics of this country have no Tammany Hall. who lived in the house that Diaz built. was a mixed marriage —unless the Protestant party to the marriage would confess that the connection was adulterous. who put away Madero.166 there WATSON'S MAGAZINE. what would your opinion be. H. when everybody knew that his proper place was by the side of in 1911. the President of the United States paid no attention to the event. who lived in the house that Diaz built. Under almost similar circumstances. Suppose. Bryan missed his opportunity at the After St.

and should have become particeps cjnminis to the lost his anchor. it Democratic In his newspaper on the European war and the iNIexican tangle. He contends that our Government should have taken sides against Germany. he off.: WATSON'S MAGAZINE. "the Moses of democracy. "Hands Roosevelt. The gist of our national policy touching the Old "World has always been. none of our busiIt is none of . by recognizing Huerta. who spent a number of years crossing a narrow strip of terConvention. he is simply wild and therefore dangerous. Ma- man all for a political party that spends the years crossing nothing but its own tracks." it was true said that Judge Parker wasn't fit to be the temporary chairman of the 167 when he was also true. have articles — THIS ROMANIST -DEMOCRATIC ADMINISTRATION. As to Mr. '\"\liile Moses was a good leader for lost Israelites. it does not necessarily follow a that he would have been good chair- betrayal and murder of President dero." It is seems to ness to regulate Europe. ritory.

and our embassy was the hatchery of the plot. Up to 1867. and to regain the vast riches which the Mexicon patriots had confiscated. backed by a Catholic army. Consequently. and intent upon creating an- other papal hell-on-earth which Maximilian and the Spanish priests immediately proceeded to do the United States felt bound to interfere. The Monroe Doctrine commits us to the proposition that OldWorld systems of monarchy and popedom shall not be forced upon America. The Hapsburgs and the Popes of the 20th century are at heart the same as the Popes and the Hapsburgs of 400 years ago. Wilson has boasted of his share in the crime. quit writing like an excited sophomore. sent the Austrian emperor's younger brother to Mexico in 18G4. which is spending hundreds of millions of dollars yearly. ECUADOR. and O'Shaughnessy has never taken the trouble to fits military force. and dynastic royalties are all Bourbons. case of Panama. To our national shame be it said. AND YITE CENTURY MEXICO.. R. out of our Republic! And let me tell you something that you may reflect on with benefit. Theodore Roosevelt should brush up his knowledge of history. nor forget anything. for the joint benefit of the Uapsburgs and the Papacy. just . To have done so would have been to dye our hands in Madero's blood. It isn't another Colonel. has clearly lost his head. like CorteZr to conqver it. Col. Popes never learn anything. to finance the overthrow and murder of the papers of today regularly elected constitutional President of Mexico. and send a barbarian. and does it of her own accord. there were special and peculiar reasons why Presidents Taft and AVilson could not recognize Huerta. Of course. the Austrian prince and his — — deny his. The law of Mexico expelled tins:- the plot- Everv student of historv knows that murderous Jesuits in 1855. (Nelson O'Shaughnessy) were partners to that crime. Maximilian was the poor dupe of the expelled Spanish priests Avho wanted re\enge. we can have nothing to say. Col. Pope Pius IX. do you quit hacking vp the foreign pHesthood. the American minister (Henry Lane Wilson) and our Consul-General. New World States and our business to regulate the internal affairs of other Republics. But if the Pope and a spurious Bonaparte send a Catholic army over hei-e to establish such a despotism by foreign Every careful reader of the newsis aware of the fact that Archbishop Mora and other Spanish high-priests furnished Huerta and Felix Diaz ten million dollai's. and TO MAKE ANOTHER PAPAL PERU.! 168 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. if Mexico wants to set up an emperor. Some 400 years ago^ an Italian pope could assign Mexico to a Hapshurg prince. T.. and NapoUon II forgot that the days of Pope LtJ A. Honor to the Presidents who refused to stoop to complicity with the most perfidious crime of the 20th century The ex-President whose violent partisanship leads him to argue that our Government should have become a guilty party to the overthrow of a neighboring republic. the Monroe Doctrine the case. and we hace got something to say. But 400 years is a long time: what could be safely accomplished in the 16th century was no longer possible in the 19th. and> of Charles V. Therefore when Pope Pius IX. of Hapsljurg were passed. Romanist priests had been savagely shooting ever}' Mexican patriot who dared to protest against this foreign invasion. alike.

. incendiaries. and he refused to pay any attention to the outrage. H. in outward appearance. R. Mr.: . keen sword but this priest is carrying a deadly- weapon hidden in a cane. a Romanist priest Avent into the shop of a gun-smith. Tierney is the editor of the New York Magazine.. WATSON'S MAGAZINE. at Loretta. Did the high-priests of Romanism demand that our Government break off France because she expelled the Jesuits? No. and the rifle was. that our Government will "defer final decision until the time will have arrived for makingsuch decision. America. & Co. before. icho rejoiced ichcn a Protestant was m^dtreated in this country on account of his religion^ is marvellously exercised because Mexico is enforcing her law of 1855. They arrogate to themselves the right such a has replied to Tierney. . Schrembs. therefore. when it drove out the bachelor priests. there would be no more animosity against them. H." . Like Col.. and that. in which a Romanist chaplain in our Nav}^ exultingly related how the Catholic crew had beaten a Protestant marine. I called the Afew months ago. the demand was ignored. not be considered at all. Mr. that this Government had nothing more to do with the expulsion of Mexican priests and nuns. Bryan ought to have told Tierney and Co. Did they demand that our Government refuse to recognize the new republic of Portugal. Gibbons. Yet this same Jesuit. Government is constifrom entertaining proposition as theirs. they were less bold and arrogant than relations with Instead of telling the Catholic highpriests that our tutionally prohibited they are at present. Blenk. Portugal and Mexico had led Christian lives. When.. Bryan . If the priests and nuns of France. as the laws of 169 France and Portugal have since banished these dangerous weakness to temporise with this effort of popery to dictate our foreign political policy. But the high priests of the foreign church have gone the way of Jeshurun they have waxed fat and they kick. Bryan wall discover that he has intensely angered Protestants and non-Catholics by his undemocraticunconstitutional and truckling to Rome's political machine. demands of the Italian church could relations? was never hefore attempted. before. a little trigger dropped into place. did any church dare to lay written demands upon our State Department in regard to its foreign to dictate to the and nuns. R. than there is in America against men and women who leadr Christian lives. Mr. remained for an insolent it Jesuit. for having suggested that they subscribe to a Protestant paper. . on board of one of our battleships. than with the expulsion of French and Portuguese l^riests our Government lohat sort of a government to recognize in Mexico. Florida. to place those deIt And mands before the Secretary of State. ready for business. Mr. with a small brassband around the neck. and their nun-concubines? If they did. Tierney. BrA'an has had the deplorable Several gentlemen at Loretta saw this strange invention of clerical RomeIt was an ordinary walking stick. Tierney. pair a rifle-in-a-cane ! Laymen of the game-cock breed longago ceased to use the walking stick which concealed a long. and presented for re- attention of Secretary Josephus Daniels to this 7'eligimis perseciition. but when this band was turned. At that time. did any church ever attempt to dictate the foreign policy of our Government? When. Roosevelt. The answer is weak as water.

There is a crucifix which conceals a most deadly Italian I stitctto! if can produce a sample. imported and used. and with the deadliest daggers in their holy crucifixes? To disguise the weapon of assassination in a harmless looking cane is What do you Where were these crucifix-daggers manufactured ? How did the priests Do the American keep it a secret? are neither nuns nor who Catholics priests know came of these things ? to I cannot answer. ment denied. som^ewhere. it This par- ticular weapon may be hundreds of years old. while appearing to be presenting you the holy cinicifix. for the reason. was the prelude to the bark of a Forty.. that the person about to he shot would nerer suspect his danger^ until he WAS shot. some of them dating back as far as the . words can express your feeling when you see the deadliest dagger hidden inside the image of the Cross on which died the Prince of Peace? Could sacrilege. AVhy should the priests of the Prince of Peace arm themselves with concealed deadly those are AVhere guns? weapons manufactured? How do they Who furnishes get into this country? ticularly dangerous rifles? They are particularly dangerous. emblem on "rats. a priinformed me of the rifle-in- : Loretta would ever blab.'' But that isn't the only concealed weapon the Catholic priests have manufactured. the priest could Mil you. there is a gun factory that makes rifles inside the sticks that priests walk with. The letter which told me of the mur- derous crucifix reads as follows: Dear Sir: the Roman priests are Forty-fours in Some time ago while travel- disguise. and was of at least 100 yards. Well. But. The priest hoped that nobody at You may ask me know it. those concealed rifles? Perhaps all the priests are dead down the same way as the cane-rifle. how I bad enough. is my state- and you hold a stiletto in your hand by the handle.four No The crucifix dagger acts in exactly or expect to use. and the scabbard falls away from below. Thus. one would suspect that the lifting of a walking stick. the dagger-in-the-crucifix.! 170 It carried a WATSON'S MAGAZINE. Heaven knows! when a layman does it and when a holy priest : "is higher than the such a thing. out-of-the-waj' place to be repaired. range deadly at a The priest explained to the gun-smith that he used the rifle to shoot rats! It is against the law for any man to carry a concealed iceapon lilie that. as the priests are now manufacturing Forty-fours in the disguise of walking sticks it is reasonable to suppose that they still fixes make cruci- which conceal poniards. but. You a give the top of the sacred slight twist. the wickeddoes angels" ness is immeasurably greater but what —a man who — vate letter the-cane. AVhere is that gun factory? Why do the priests use these par- 44 calibre ball. think of a foreign church whose holy priests are armed with Forty-fours in their walking canes. and whoever ling in the western part of Florida I came across one of the most elaborate collections of old fire-arms and instruments of warfare that I suppose is in existence. which the priest took to a small. Roman runs that factoi^j supplies nobody hut Catholic priests. them to the Roman Catholic priests? And upon irham do the priests use. hypocrisy and intended crime wear a more shocking mask? It would be idle folly to say that all poniards concealed have crucifixes Avithin and it would be equally untrue to allege that all the walking canes of : As to Avas discovered by accident. The top of the cross makes a threepronged handle to the knife.

the figure of Christ on the front and with a slight turn of the top brings out a stiletto." The instruments of torture which were used to inflict the pains of hell one of the most deadly weapons upon the Protestants. the Italian pope set upon the InAugustine that up his damnablf Inquisition. It is was at St. coarsest priests looking —the and You will remember that Florida was an early Paradise of the Pope's true believers. You may there mo^=t bull- some of the sensual grossest. I . or the languishing glances of voluptuously frail penitents. It was in Florida that the true believers massacred the Protestant necked virgins who think no evil. I am calling your attention to it and if you wish further data. as will be seen by the inclosed diagram. tracted 171 Among especially the number that at- Florida that the papal slave-drivers was a crucifix. colonv near St. are THE POPE HAS PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN. Very truly yours. and tortured people for no<^ being "true believers. I will be glad to supply you. the cross bar of the cross forming the hilt to the stiletto.WATSON'S MAGAZINE. It atrocities This crucifix has priest in years gone by. have ever seen and thinking you would care to give some publicity to this. which unquestionably was worn by a Catholic me committed such dians. It was in In a book lately written by the "Lon- . the frou-frou of feminine underwear. It is about 8 inches long.still to be seen at also this see historic place. AS HE MAKES GOD OUT OF A PAN-CAKE. and feel no emotion at the rustle of calico. Augustine. year 1500.

"The Mexican People. what an arraignment the work is of the "Holy Roman Catholic — Church!" It is enough to make every lover of fellow his man feel like and going out a taking down his gun hunting for Catholic priests. 1914. we hope. and immorality beyond description. Dec. Brussells declared that nine-tenths of the children are illegitimate. It might open their eyes some.ed on by the scoundrelly Jesuits. The picture of the church in Mexico. of whom only 15. and Ultramontane to the This country has a population of over six million. of the ''Holy not far from Tampa. 1 see a and trouble that their beautiful country has had from the time of the discovery right down to the present moment. I wish every American might read the book by De Lara and Pinchow." by De Lara and Pinchow? It is unnecessary to say that the authors are both Mexicans. Their Struggle for Fredom. Have you read the new book on Mexico. and 5. Fla. do not hesitate to declare that the priests are at the bottom of all the misery don Bible and Tract Society of Brooklyn. is a quotation from one Count Paul Von Hoens- broech. 8." There are lots of Protestant fools in this country who should read and prayerfully study those words. and nine in every ten are illegitimate.fourths of the replies declared that religiously. L. and. as drawn by these two Catholic-bred Mexicans. All the rest are Catholics. move on "With the very rare exception of a member engaged here and there in philanthropic work. : ''Belgium has for centuries been Catholic. and what it has done for Mexico it will most surely do Protestants for this country if the fool have their way. tion to see clearly all that it has done and is doing. In the year 188G a circular letter was sent to rep. Catholicism was losing its hold more and more. STRANGLING THE UNITED STATES TODAY. If I were a rich man I would have it broadcast all over the country You do not need to be told that in our late gubernatorial election here in New York State the priests were given a dose that will last them. It was the heaviest blow they had received at the hands of an American elec- New Dear Sir: York. reared up in the church. AMERICUS. It should be noted that the authors call the Romish church "THE OCTOPUS THAT IS Romish church in Mexico. It is interesting to note (in view of the hypocritical profession of sanctity on the part of the "Holy" crowd) how the book uncovers the abysmal degradation of the from the papers.. too unspeakably hard-hearted and immoral to describe except in a very limited way. of series 4." on page 132.> 000 are Protestants. Here is what the book says Catholic Church" in Mexico. And my God. concerning the Belgium Catholics. Liege wath its 58 churches and 35 cloisters. in close touch with the institution. to a large extent. that there is now foot to settle a colony of these people in Manatee County. and in the posi- torate for years. and give us the tenth. resentative men in all of the different stations in life with questions pertaining to the condition of the working men. a former Jesuit. These able authors. or UNSPEAKABLE VICE. The unspeakable misery of the common people in Mexico is all owing to the conspiracy between the priests and the aristocracy. unprincipled upper-class fellows exthe people and divide up with the church the priests being always sharp enough to get for themselves the larger the ploit — share.000 are Jews. and a careful reading of the book proves that they thoroughly understand their subject and are not at all afraid to tell the truth about it. is that of a band of robbers and libertines. Romanism is the same sort of thing In Mexico and the United States. Yours for the cause. Three. the people deteriorated. born and bred in Mexico. the vast army of parasites are delivered up to a life of selfish indulgence.172 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. . for a long time. which reads as fol- lows core. I hope they will leave their nine behind." Is not that an awful record? 333 in every 334 are Catholics. returned a hopeless answer.

therefore he is no fool. and Hoensbroech and Italians would hotly repel the attack on Gavazzi." 'Sir.. the haughty Bishop of Toledo. about which according to the unassailable "Nun of Kenmare. Government concerning Mexico: I defy the world to mention a single good.. Indignant Frenchmen would immediateh^ resent the libel on Pere Hyacinthe. a man faithful and tried in virtue who has ever abandoned the Church.) published the following statement made by Schrembs. The Catholic propaganda in England and the United States proceeds upon an avalanche of impudent lies. Watson is fool enough to think that he thinks. At least that is what Sister Clare Cusack alleges. unselfish. is headed.r — WATSON'S MAGAZINE. — 173 people of this day and generado not know the sad story of this talented. SLAVE The closing paragraph of the twocolumn attempt to escape from Blanco '\Aniite. Incidentally. that the editor devotes two Germany. "To Night. Schrembs wouldn't dare tell such a disgusting untruth. were he addressing Frenchmen in France. when pulling the wool over the ej^es of English* men and Americans. (Hartford. unspotted and tion The cruelly persecuted ex-priest. "He that cannot think is a fool. if the Bishop of Toledo wanted to tell what he knows. He that dare not think is a slave.The ex-priest is he that has been silenced.") The savage manner in which the murderers of his sisters tried to torture him to death. whose first sermons in this country were so dovelike in their sound and so serpentine : columns to an effort to get away from his embarrassment. he would have to be a braver. He dares to think. he is so much a bigot that The Catholic Transcript having torially edi- endorsed the absurd falsehood of Schrembs. The editorial." the Roman prelates dare not resisters two to the prelates habitually deal in." Blanco White's name so stirred the Transcript. truer man than he is.Abbe Lamennais. Watson's editorial that has come to this office is the legend: in their guile. thrown out of the Church because of a scandalous life. Germans would wrathfulh' scout the slander on Dollinger. upright. or Italians in Italy. or Germans in veal the truth. . Watson is a great thinker. and named Blanco "\'\Tiite. . who has recently been issuing orders to the U. and Campanella. and who puhlished what he knew. the heroic comrades of Garibaldi. with characteristic Roman Catholic urbanitv. The Catholic Transcnpt. ends with these words Accompanying one of the copies of iMr. BIGOT. The pathetic part of it all is that Mr. There is the fact! I boldly issue the defiant challenge to mention to me one single name of a man who left the Church for disinterested motives in order to better himself spiritually. to incur the danger of doing so. affords an impressive illustration of the innate horrors of the Roman system. of Corke. disinterested. confined myself to its demand for one virtuous ex-priest. I took up the challenge. S. therefore he is no slave. and ex. (His sonnet. Conn. in "The Nun of Kenmare. excommunicated. He that will not think is a bigot. Blanco ^Vhite was thfe author of possibly the most beautiful short poem in the English language. He thinks therefore he is no bigot. practicing Catholic. who lost flagrant This shocking falsehood is no more than those which Romanist system which he abandoned. 'TOOL. John England. and there has been a continuous slide of the avalanche ever since the days of that most precious and prolific liar. For instance. with such tremendous effect that Romanism w'as temporarily halted in England and America. Ireland.

Mill. that and scurrilous diatribe. although I am a great thinker. philosophers.! ! . the crass stupidity to preface his coarse then adds that the pathetic part I is. Wiite. he says that it is a prodigal waste of time to pay any attention to me. The Transcript Intemperate and brutal abuse poured out by John England. and who dares to think. respected. and smiled. 174 WATSON'S MAGAZINE. in spite of being such a great and daring thinker. thought so highly of "W^ite. For the prodigality herein indulged. wept. of whom he had no personal knowledge whatever. prelate knew But the Transcript does know that John England found the anti-Eomanvery much in his wa}'. John England. or while Blanco White was alive. courageous. l5ut heartily admired his pure. lief Poor old Newman doddered along in and published his firm be- that marble statues of the Madonna sweated. and spat. his dotage. not a bigot. by admitting the persecuted he reviled. England. unselfish and elevated John Henry Newman never testified more warmly in favor of anybody's truthfulness. and that John England ist Archbishop Wiately. the ex-priest in the most intimate relations of life. while John Stuart Mill and Archbishop "Wliateley were living. and land abused Blanco T\1iite So he did and John England had . Newman's departure chnrch. he published his attacks in Baltimore. and but the fact that Newman became . that he hnew nothing of Moreover. He would not have dared to do this in England. in 1849. He plunged into the vilest abuse of Blanco White. or in Ireland. is relied on by the Transcript to destroy the powerful testimony of the great scholars. a bigot and a slave. John England stated that he derived his knowledge of Blanco White from the constructions lohich he. from the Episcopal church may have marked the mental decline of Newman. character. had l)een a dead lion for eight years. to get this obstacle out of his path. and honored by such men as Coleridge. the Romanist donkey. &c. who. ventured to kick him! The Transcript says that John Engbefore In this bewildering paragraph. placed on certain passages in am all three. and not a slave. is a fool. and coughed. really great books of A"Vniite that The Editor of the Transcript asserts Newman was the friend of White resorted to the traditional policy of his chiirch. and who Imew nothing of his life and character. "Wliately and Newman. one of the and good men of his age. and bowed. and he ig so much enslaved by his darling vice that it is a prodigal waste of time to accord him any attention whatever. than he did for that of may not even know that \^liite was the tutor of Archbishop Whateley's children. It does not perhaps know that Newman acknowledged his deep indebtedness to White for higher and purer religious thought and inspiration. but like the scurrilous coward he fore Newman left the Episcopal Well. that he was. Blanco White he cannot think. and who not only loved him. as a Catholic missionary in the United States. that he became his literary executor. but I fail to see what that had to do with the good character of White. the intoxicated Editor says tliat I am not a fool. we crave pardon from the gentle reader. I ^ V h ite 's lori tings ! wonder what sort of liquor this Editor drinks The Catholic Transcript does not deny that Blanco White was loved. and then craves pardon from the gentle reader for having devoted two columns of prodigality to this great thinker. who did not know Blanco White. and divines who did know Blanco Wiite personally. and that the great Dublin the ex-priest. historians. cx-pnest whom who thinks.

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