Father Manning St Patrick's Naturalized rec'd papers.

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Father Manning St Patrick's Naturalized rec'd papers. - NO PEACE AT ANY PRICE HERE THREE NATURALIZED....
NO PEACE AT ANY PRICE HERE THREE NATURALIZED. EXAMIXKIl ASKS MEX IK THEY WOl'l,l> FKJHT KOB UX1TEI> STATES IX CASE OF WAB WITH OTHER NATIONS. Sonic of the advocates of peaco at any price might have been shocked by the questions as put to some of the^ersons In the City Court (his morning who were attempting to become naturali'/.cd. pno of the questions that Inspector Wilson asked directly of the men who were being naturalized was whether or not they would take up arms the (Jutted States in case of war with any other nation. This question was spared Pather Manning who was one of the applicants for papers probably on account of the position he holds in the church. Besides the usual run of qucutloiiR concerning the government of the United States each of the applicants was asked If he cared for the United States more than any other country and then he was asked if he cared enough for the United States to take up arms and fight for his country if it went to war. Father Manning of the St. I'atrick's Church was the first to pass the test and he was given his papers.. He testified that he hod been in the United States for the past five and one-half years after coming here from Ireland. John Jianakoplos, manager of tho Princess Candy Store, was the second to get his papers. He was given his papers under a new statue which made it possible for'him to have depositions taken from Madison, WIs., nnd then have witnesses to testify to ills character since he came to All on In October, 1011. Mark Aellen, a carpenter, wan the third imin to set his papers. One of his witnesses was unable to be pros- ont this .morning but another man was substituted in his place.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 17 Apr 1916, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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