Yankee recruiting in Ireland
are openly and notoriously recruiting troops for their arms in Ireland
Their Congress has, upon the recommendation of Lincoln
, voted $150,000,000 in hid of emigration, and it is nearly all spent in that country.
They encourage none to emigrate but young men of the military age. The bounty is about $800. As soon as the man lands in New York he is recruited. --A Dublin paper says that 75,000 men have been recruited by the Yankees
in this way in the last two years. At the same time Russell
is determined to prevent the reception of the two iron-clads by the Confederate States
If the present law does not embrace them, he will have one passed that will as soon as Parliament meets.
But he has no intention or desire to arrest this enormous recruiting business.
Oh, no. It will not do to interfere with the emigration laws, and the foreign enlistment act does not cover the case!
Not a word about asking Parliament for a law that will cover it. Such a step is necessary in the dangerous case of two armed ships intended for the Confederacy
, but in the case of a powerful army designed for his friends, the Yankees
, it cannot be thought of. This is England