Page 10 Times Record 7 March 1974
Thursday. March 7, 1974. \ Coffin Carriers Challenge tt 1 1 ' n n i rÂ» Â» Â« P Â«% s *% Parade a milk per 100 in rations AUiANY - A group that has been barred from carrying carrying a coffin In the St. Patrick's Patrick's Day parade lias obtained obtained a show cause order dircctlrtg tlio parade committee committee lo explain why. Tlio James Connolly Irish Republican Club, In conjunction conjunction with the Watervllet Ancient Order Of Hiber- nians wants to carry a cot- fin to protest British "op- Sewcr District 1'siys ' Â§2,630 For Easement Rcnsselaer County SÂ»wÂ« Dist. paid ?2,30 for an easement easement to B. R. Joel Realty, Inc., In Colonie, properly on presslon" In Northern Ireland. Ireland. Retired Judga John J. McCall,' the parade com- inilteo chairman, denied the request on the. grounds that Hie parade is "primarily a religious demonstration" and the coffin carryers would not meet the proper "standards." Slate SupTeino Coud Justice Justice ICdward Comvay signed (he shp\vcauso order Tuesday, Tuesday, directing McCall lo appear appear in court and argue (lie case Friday. The Albany parade, Hie area's lone SI. Patrick's Day march, will be March 16 this year.