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i BJBBT DUI'UCH, Editor ,md Proprietor OPPIOK ri\r Shirley & Charlotte St. ', \aitau, V. /', Hahamas PHON1 *. p.o. BOX 163. Cross," the item "Previously acknowledged" should read l' 2 5')5 5 6 and not £2695 15 PUBLISHED DAILY RATES v, Wednesday and Fii.lay— !e copv ... •nd thur*U>—single c 1 |v v—UtlRle Copy %  ... • ly ... 'y. 18. I'ATABLB IN ADVANCK — :o:— "My place is 'mong the rank and tiln; It has been vacant all the while; () get me ready, mother dear And send me forth in God's own (are. "Let Duty's call be first obeyed? How dare w lot it he delayed? NOTICE. By authority of the Governor in Council 'he hours of the Telegraph Department ;;, shall, from the 13th Deid comber and dining 'the Win, i. w ter Season, be from 8.30 a.m.!.,, 6d,tO 5 -p.m. with an'hour's, iar '' 5aliamians l)r;ivea,l( interval from 1 to a p.m. for... rue lunch, and that from ist JanWe II show the world what uary the office may close at we can dol 2 1 11 Fridays. „ .\ncl though our number 1-P. H. BURNS.I but small Superintend! nt Telegraph-. ing Rates: -N ,*„ -. in ,• insertion: three pence it line indinMrtion ; and one e in; iiei lutoquetii imertin 1 •iieinents unclei eight lim s 8th 1 lecember, 1915. —:r)' £be {tribune Thur,d.y,D.c. mber9..9IS HARQ p ART | N8i v .,._, . BY CHARLES I. GIBSON %  \ \er> successful concert ,.,,„,„„ ,, ,, •en by the choir of I)enr mot,,er to l,,e war \ie we afraid ? no, not at ^ all; Bahamian's stalwart sonsare we. Who'll help to crti-h proud (iei many!' 1 Baptist Church o:, I „.s,, K "' ght.whcn the organ § SfL t0 ,lnke cturedbyCaptn7wu" n, w!.f7\ D ..A i ..', !1 show that I II no 1 oward be, proud of n of Ragged Island was on Mr. Walter Weil play. e selections and an aciment on this instru and thus demonstrated satisfaction of the ice, that Captn. Wil creation, is really a I instrument,not mere 'mental, hut useful I. Captn. Ins achievement, So wh n I go, me. "() son of mine, I'm thei : (iel ready now, go light foi me; And if in battle you are slain, don't fret foi Voui blood will not be shed in vain.' congratulate 11 on "I long have hi ard our nation's call That weshould save her from downfall; And now my breast with fervour bums Until I've done what me concerns!" You must not go sweet, You must not go to meet! hileexperts tell us there "My dear good child, it breaks the Temps. 1 for improvement in my heart hZ TCCOgm 7 S at he To lir r y u sa y "^ l %  must -liown remarkable inpart v and patience, in the many discouragements ^abilities. ing the evening Solos ndered by Miss Essie Mrs. Marion B K>tle, Mary Thompson and 1'illfotir, nnJ !">.. 1 . Nabbie and Mrs. Roberts Julia Rolle and Rev. II I' inn. Mrs. Romer, and 5 Walter Weir, Lewis iier, and Wilfred Ro acted as accompanists I the Rev. H. I", hum 1. \ CORRECTION. ir yesterday's issue, miheading "British Red BERLIN "FACTS" I he JVar news actual and conjectural which isprovided by the Italian and Scand Flavian newspapers, is agrei ably diversified by certain iti nis supplied by Gei man agents for the en< ouragement of the Turks, and revealed l)\ This news has been two months reaching Western Europe, but it has not been spoilt by t he delaj my darling One Turkish piper has an pounced that "IIis Islamic your death Majesty Wilhelm II," lias de j liveied a spi e< h from the 'throne specially installed in "I will not let you go to fight, the former Chamber of the I scarce can bear you out my French Parliament hastouchMy very life does in you lie, members of that Assembly by And should you go of grief magnanimously al I ow 1 n g I'll die!" them to kiss his hand. Another papei has stated that () mother dear, I love you the First Turkish Army C01 ps too, 'has been transported from And that is why I'll fight for Adrianople to the front in twenty-five German balloons. A third piece of news is that the whole Belgian population has submitted to "His blainic Majesty," and em ii.w .....^ ... .... > • .. I lfc( you; How can I stay in your embrace While Duty bids me take my plai e! braced Mohammedanism, and that the churches areT>eing turned into mosques. "May other infidels follow this example!" All oriental colour is givi 11 to the war in the West bv the statement (In* wireless from Amsterdam) that the British Gov< rnment has offen d two thousand assloads of gold to avert a (ier man naval attack on London. But the most startling news is that the harems of the Kaiser and Ins Staff will ar ri\o in the spring al Constantinople, the Imperial harem being es 01 ted by ten capd %  ni-li I % readnoughts!! Westminvti 1 Gazi tte A LITTLE WAR CONVERSATION "VV< II. we 11.' 1 ve no 11 I. 11 n iwadaj s! This is the da\ of smnll men, N< w, 'In own it. V.ou're all pessi mists I : "I don'l ngree gel Iiei K 1 111 r in mv eyes in .1 urea 1 inan, strong, quiet, ;md oh, \es; he's 1 and mi A • "I'm v\ nli \ "ti. Barm s. \\ e e none at .ill Slay, \squith lias a mighty brain, ^i ou can't ignore \squith Philips: "Oh for the days %  if S'api iiei HI I ngland's rot li n, HI v 1). >\ s, roi ten Bui there's Joffn I've had his picture in my office since the .1 n (I 1 can t'll you \\ henevi r I'm vi ry d*pn ssed I look at it, and it buckine up in 1 end. What do you sa\, Walker, old chap?" Walker : "I .lo\ d < ieorge is my hero He's the only man We've got. Barnes (pugnai iously) "I fancy I ,ord I terbj m\ self." :o: — flO Y01 SOI) of lll\ soul. SUi li part, I ha I you seem to he fibre and core "1 in> heart? None other can pain me as you, dear, can do; None other can phase me or I>r. 1 isc in.' as \ ou Remember the world will he quick with its blame If shadow or stain evci darken your name, "lake mother, likeSOn"isa saving so true,



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The world will judge largely *>f "mother" b) you, Be yours, then the idSK, if las it shall be i To force this proud world t< homage to ine. Be sure it will say, when its verdict you've won, "She reaps as she sowed, lo, this man is her son." •Exch in • ;o:— Eight MileRock Grand Bahama Dec. -4th MI.). lo the Editor of the Tribune Nassau Dear Sir On \)< t., from the p< n of our "P. W. L" He s.ivs his letter was "to mention a few fai ts", mine will he ti 1 give the whole truth. I lie writer called a meeting outside his L'lQUOr Store, (go id place for a meeting 1 At the our esteeme'd'UoWan.fiaUfid had already pul otil a notice and also the school• teacher h id given it out that there would he a public meeting in the school house, on 7th October "IV \V. I." knew that neither lie, nor anybody el e would do a stioke of workwhere the least thought that it would he government work, and that by saying that would only give the people an excuse for not Hiving individually when called upon. The Commissioner spjke very plainly to the people, letting them know the seriousness of this awful war, and tried his best to get some of the young men to volunteer, or if they would not, to give what the) could I to the cause. I he Kev. I) and the Commissionei did say that lor every is. "B. W. r." would give, they would give 2s.. t!ic reason for that was because it is commonly known that "B. W.T," has not given one halfpenny to any of the many calls made. He makes no e rel of it, he has toH me, and I suppose ,thi is Now Sir. one that doesn'l give from his own purSe, Ollgllt not to lie the one to w rite as he has .1 me. It C an now be clearly seen why "B W. T." wanted the public to give in a body Whydoesn'i hei ome forward 1, ldly, aild tl 1! us what has made' him SO loyal all at And why doesn't he act Up to his loyalty and suhs, 1 me. "Talk is I heap, hut n oney buys the land" (in this case the munitions.) 1 thought it only fair, Mr Editor, that the public should know the whole facts and not part of them. Thanking you Mr Editor, foi spai e taken up, Yours A NATIVE. I ranean in a Greek steamer was I captured by an enemy subma rinc. (Signed) BOXAR LAW, Radiograms ,,\\\ December, 1915. London, 8th. Governor, Bahamas Official News: —Trance reports Uv.d a pencil l<>st in Champagne have been violent artillery duels in Artois. Russia reports that enemy at tacks in Strypa region were re pulsi (I An Austrian warship destroj eil ill" French submai i ne Fiesnel while H ground in the Southern Adi iatic. Captain Stanley Wilson, Member of Parliament, travell ing from the Eastern Mediter W ashington:— T h e next Democratic convention will be held in St. Louis, begin* ning June 14th A note has been sent to Austria Hungary asking foi a disavowal of the attack on the linei Ancona. Berlin: — I be capture "f five hundred yards of French trenches North of Souain is offii ially reported. General Koevess took a thou-and more prisoners in the Balkan advance. Paris: — Bulgarian attacks in Vardar River section were repulsed b) the French. London: keinforcementa have joined the British in Mesopotamia. Vienna: —In addition to sinking the k rench submarine Fresnel the Austrian squad: 1 1 si nk six sti amers and -i.\ large and se\eral small Montem gran vessels, all load ed with war material. Rome: -The Standard Oil steamer Communipaw is reported sunk by a submarine oil the coast of Tripoli. There is no trace of thee rew 01 ship. New York: -The Comma nip aw (.lined 30, men, the captain and four engineers being Americans. Standard < )d Company officials believe that the Communipaw lias been confused with the Let rolite. Ambassador Page reported to Washington that the Com munipaw bad been captured and taken into an unnamed port. Buenos Ayres: The Am erican steamer VVinnebago is reported seized in the At Inntir bv a British cruiser. See C7~~+ Photo Post C a OF Second Baham Contingent At Cole's Pharmacy and Diocessan Hook T. M. KNOWL 528 Bay Street. I S now 1 I 1 Rubber Tires lor 1 Can to rev;' repaii them. Satisfa. tion (iuaiaiM GASOLU In Drums Lb Jallon. Ten Gallon L.\ns OIL line pei Gallon C. C. SAL MM' Las; Bay Nassau N P. April, 1 jib 1 o > W. A. MATT UNDERTAKER D ESIRES to infi on his and the Puhlii thai < just received ;i com facilities f"' 'I"' '" %  deiti'ker. which places htm position t" ca i\ nut Furu 1 1 may be entrusted t<> Ins <;'rc s; lem aud despatch ; Bnd fully sohecs theii | my Prices fust .u:.I prove 111 are the very lowest foi the fi: Rope Rope NOTICE. T HI> is to inform my Patrons and tlie Public in General that I line opened my Public Mlark Smitli Shop; and am now ready in do anything in I f> line ol tirnpial repair 01 new A k How sjioeinjj "uecially All work doui Mechanically. P. A. HUYLOR Ro Manilla Rope Hemp Rope Sisal Rope Baling Rope Jute Rope. A I I l.L line of Coils kept in st.n deli\ end from 1 >ur Wan in Nassi u MI New Y01 1; plus Freighl and 1 uty. Buy here and save York C 11 and tin In luble of ord CHAS. E. ALBURI



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"Elgin" kRRO OLLAIi lade of a fine hite Moire %  l adras—an atictive novelty that is in good form. QNSALB AT NASSAU'S BEST BETAILBSfl IT, PEABODY & CO.. I,,,-. OB, TROY. N. Y. V., S. A. L LOFTHOUSE Exclusive Agent. ^DRINKz Welch's Grape Juice. T Big Reduction In Prices Of Fresh Mear II'. undi rsigned will sell CffAS, C. ClQ^1TBObR^ ARMSTRONG ST. Hwkln'a Hill. PXPERIENCED Pane. Hanger. Ceiling Work. jalty. Al! work careful Artistically performed lie satisfaction jruaran The very best referem es PRICES Quarts, 2s. 3d. each Pints, Is. 4d., 15s. pei loz. 1 Pints, 9J. 8s. 6d. pei d / i Pints, 5d. 4-3. 6d. |>er (loz. (-, -.... • I at Block No. 6 in the City i Meat Market from the 14th inst. fresh meat at the following prici s \ 1/.— BV ef Steak at iod. pei lb. Roast Beef at iod. ,. lb. Stewing at gd. lb. Mutton si, I. u, 'oik „ lb. T BLACK'S 222 Bay St. AND The Nassau Candy Kitchen Opp. Hotel Colonial. Imperial Orchestra Violins, 12nd Violin, Viola, ', Trap Drum and Pian iS to inform their friends and the genera! public they are equipped with test music for modern <._ garden parties, an.1 • linments, and j s also 'd to accept engageat short notice. Terms tble. For further parrs, see Messrs. Thos. W. MarlborougliSt.,Saml. I Pherson, or Waiter F. Baillou Hill Road. DeGregory's Tire Works STEAM VULCANISING" All makes a,nd sizes of Auto Tires and Tubes Repaired All Work Guaranteed 30 WEST BAY STREET. N. B. I beg to draw the attentioi r>f the publicto the 'act, that in my above ad vertisemenl oil, ring fresh m< it of various kinds at reduced pi ces, that my only prices are those as quoti d above, which 1 am pr< pared at all times to serve my custi m< rs, and ..II others who may favour me with 'heir patronage and from md afiei the middle of Dec embei of this yi u [ kV jll have quite a \ ariely of Ameri n frozen n eal and po dlrv Rememl ermy prices I mtend ,'" hold toastim %  will prove I V ROKER. Just Received by This bteamer Fresh American Fruit. Peaches, Pears, Plums, etc. etc. /. A'. AMDURY. liny St net Phone ?14. East Bay St. Chas. E. Bethell Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Ales Wines Spirits FOR SALE -TENDERS will be recei 1 ved by Mr. Timothy A Smith, up to the jisl ol December for 1 dwelling house and lot on Shirley Streel bounded on the DQjj&yyuTb perty of Timothy A. Smith, on the South by property of the late James, A. Godfrey, west by Canaan Lane. Sold fire of all encumbtrance, the right is reserved of rejecting anv or all of the tenders. TIMOI MY A. SMI III No. 250 Shirley Street. Williams' Shoes Are Better 1



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Nvilllu* Mlilu ttia (urare in verb* ma.nlati BelnK bound to iv.or to the l)n|miii of no Master. VOL. XIII. N&iaau. N. P.. Bo-hamtv.. THURSDAY. December. 9. 1913, NO A Dardanelles Letter V By "Only a Subaltern" SIR, It A .\<, H nil a perfect pot pourri of emotions that I started, like a modi in Ulysses, on a vdjHjji of as the faith iln in in buy. In the afternoon a li lend and I went for a drive in a sort of taxi drawn bj mules. \\ hat sum k me most was the number of g< ,r> u hich illow ilimsi Ives to be milked stn ets for a pi ni \ .1 give battle to the Persian inva ders, and later became famous in t; • missionary trawls of St. Paul. Now, alas they w it ness giant liners dodging sub marines. Well, in gloss over the next few days, which, if I described them, would only make work for the censor, we reached our destination and are now (par don the ei ugma I on bully beef and the Pi uinsula 'I he day I 1 rlii g, n \ I altalii 11 be ii'H in rest 1 mp, I lay in my dug nut un hill, hich glass, and the enormous amount B j ves a magnificent view for of stone VII hedges are buiil ,| llM mi | nd y, shrub ol it; even delicate rose arches covered hills rolling <| n to in gardens are fashioned oul ofj,| ie beac||) w|irre til| S( ,„„, lhefe ri,ms >' boulders I he landing was made. Beyond 1 men look as th.iugh they bnughl ,;.„ ,, :i ;il „ ,„„. snm ,. %Z ,,d< f,' 011 s ' ' P a "• | "" 1 w, unships. u hi. h now and again and the women wear big squash ^ hurl shells unnecessarily close over my head at the Turkish trenches. In philosophic mood I pondered on the sacrilege of fighting with shrapnel and bay one! and Mark VII. ammunition [n the land of Homer. Not far away stood Troy, where the r*rojans w it< In d the chase of Iclulies after I lector, and tin Grecian bowmen, led bv Aga meniuon. fought for ten \cars to win back the beauteous I i,t faithless spouse of Mcnelaus. Englishman and 'lurk now watch tat h other behind mud parapets. How historj repeats itself, except that, as far as I know. Ibis war. unlike so mainwars in history, is not being fought on account of a woman tiiS^waJfl^rvW^HOlVri the valley, not exactly a drum head service, because our chap lain used n large sugar box as Ins pulpit and lectern, but none the less effective for that 1 shall never forgel that Church I aiade. No singing in \\>st minster Al bey could equal ours, as we gathered round that sugar box where Stood ihe chaplain looking more like a bushranger ed umbrellas instead of hats and blouses. (If course, the Maltese live on the bind, and on the money tin \ 1 an dishoni Stlj filch < %  l isitors, and I f. It "much safi 1 in bargaining M ith mv fill Penelope had supplied a do mule taxi-drivei becauseanau mvstic remedy, but I prefei to think that the blind bard had never been to < a himself On the fourth dnj I was able ti 1 joy the sight of the great blue waves buisting into foam of 1 pure Cambi idge blue That is why so few artists can paint a sea, because they imagine foam is white. lomatic roll revolvei hi\ in my l eki t To ge< dow n a street one has to c irry on a running com ersati 11 as f. ||. iws: — Arrived at Malta, we were given twelve houis to studs this island, and as 1 am Cocknej *itough, !> %  J.. l i/>..,"i''id...,L;' i l .\i' best of it. I have been trying hard to I'm.I an adjective to di si ribi that tow n, but the word dtIns me. I can only give a general impression. The streets arc vi\ narniw and fip quently of steps. The Maltese aristocracy sell tobacco, and all tlfc shopkeepers have what we should call "touts," who hang on to visitors and induce Isei 1: "N I don't want my hoots : I clean mj own." "N id \ou buj th'i c caids for a shilling ?" "No." I hen fi n sixpem e %  "No, i h ai off!" "Will ihe gentleman buj some real laci ;-"V.'\ vVviV, iffir'tiufJtWtinK lace It was w ith great relief (hat 1 found myself on ,|,,. ,,,,,., t again. So we continued our course through the most historic sea '" the world, through the maze nf barren islands that lie in ii„. Egean islands which twenty• hundred years ago had proud Athenian triremes than a d< an, and sang (Jod, "in help in ages pas the accompaniment of i which kepi bursting ov I %  (ids. I had onlj one f; find with our chaplain. baps von are aw anthat parades vith "God our gracious King," and body stand* rigidly at attei I But, in the middle, the [ brushed tin lis while I, having four 1 n n was in,able to sing. I an 1 nthe trenchi as I write, a fl k ol ;e< noisily overhead. Both forgetting their mutual ai ity, follow them with mi gun and rill*, lie. but 1 feather falls to the ^ which. with a[ ologiestoR Mi iw nir I : s a.vmor has no use in the w orld the feather, which I couUi in my breast, is not so a> able as its fat 1 w ner. I could put elsewhere. NOTICE T HE entire stock in I 1 f the late I'.. E-Will is being dispo ly reduced \>\ % % %  < • as it been decidi d to close 1 the blisim 5S in the earl\ of January. In tbo meantime the 111 signed is prepared to r< olTers for the purchase 1 whole or any part then Come a id g< I your Cl ma 1IOM CHEAP. An opportunity no should miss. No reasonabh offer refi IM11I 11' A TREO Trusti e for the Cred Advertise in The Tribi Wear Armbr-ister's Sh oes 1


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Nvilllu* Mlilu ttia (urare in verb* ma.nlati
BelnK bound to iv.or to the l)n|miii of no Master.
VOL. XIII.
N&iaau. N. P.. Bo-hamtv.. THURSDAY. December. 9. 1913,
NO
A Dardanelles Letter
V
By "Only a Subaltern"
Sir, It a .\<, h nil a perfect
pot pourri of emotions that I
started, like a modi in Ulysses,
on a vdjHjji of a llie one hand, I was elated, I e
i -nisi f. i ihe ins: lime h ,
slmrt life I felt I was mking
part in liistor) the greatest
hisi.Ji \ 111 ilie world ; mi the
othei hand, I was great I) de
pn ssed as the train si \\ ly
iMftj,' 'I mi! of I'addingtnn Sta
I i"n.
Ir.u ing behind me ch ilisation,
country and home. Once on
the boat, m\ past life was for
gotten un ler the compelling
p iucis of adventure and sea
sickness. I wondei why I lomei
never sang of the b< asickn s
of I Perba|>s the faith
iln in in buy. In the afternoon
a li lend and I went for a drive
in a sort of taxi drawn bj
mules. \\ hat sum k me most
was the number of g< ,r> u hich
illow ili- msi Ives to be milked
stn ets for a pi ni \ .1
give battle to the Persian inva
ders, and later became famous
, in t; missionary trawls of St.
' Paul. Now, alas they w it
ness giant liners dodging sub
marines.
Well, in gloss over the next
few days, which, if I described
them, would only make work
for the censor, we reached our
destination and are now (par
don the ei ugma I on bully beef
and the Pi uinsula 'I he day
I 1 rlii g, n \ I altalii 11 be
ii'H in rest 1 mp, I lay in my
dug nut un hill, hich
glass, and the enormous amount Bjves a magnificent view for
of stone VII hedges are buiil ,|llM. mi|, ndy, shrub
ol it; even delicate rose arches covered hills rolling <| n to
in gardens are fashioned oul ofj,|ie beac||) w|irre til|, S( ,,
lhefe, ri,ms>' boulders I he landing was made. Beyond
1 men look as th.iugh they bnughl ,;. ,, :i. ;il ,. snm,. %Z
,,d< f,'011" s''.....'' Pa" "|""1 w, unships. u hi. h now and again
and the women wear big squash ^ hurl shells unnecessarily close
over my head at the Turkish
trenches. In philosophic mood
I pondered on the sacrilege of
fighting with shrapnel and bay
one! and Mark VII. ammunition
[n the land of Homer. Not far
away stood Troy, where the
r*rojans w it< In d the chase of
Iclulies after I lector, and tin
Grecian bowmen, led bv Aga
meniuon. fought for ten \cars
to win back the beauteous I i,t
faithless spouse of Mcnelaus.
Englishman and 'lurk now
watch tat h other behind mud
parapets. How historj repeats
itself, except that, as far as I
know. Ibis war. unlike so main-
wars in history, is not being
fought on account of a woman
tiiS^waJfl^rvW^HOlVri
the valley, not exactly a drum
head service, because our chap
lain used n large sugar box as
Ins pulpit and lectern, but none
the less effective for that 1
shall never forgel that Church
I aiade. No singing in \\>st
minster Al bey could equal ours,
as we gathered round that sugar
box where Stood ihe chaplain
looking more like a bushranger
ed umbrellas instead of hats and
blouses. (If course, the Maltese
live on the bind, and on the
money tin \ 1 an dishoni Stlj filch
' <' l isitors, and I f. It "much
safi 1 in bargaining m ith mv
fill Penelope had supplied a do mule taxi-drivei becauseanau
mvstic remedy, but I prefei to
think that the blind bard had
never been to < a himself On
the fourth dnj I was able ti 1
joy the sight of the great blue
waves buisting into foam of 1
pure Cambi idge blue That is
why so few artists can paint a
sea, because they imagine foam
is white.
lomatic roll revolvei hi\ in my
l eki t To ge< dow n a street
one has to c irry on a running
com ersati 11 as f. ||. iws:
Arrived at Malta, we were
given twelve houis to studs this
island, and as 1 am Cocknej
*itough, !> J..li/>..,"i''id...,L;',il.\i'
best of it. I have been trying
hard to I'm.I an adjective to
di si ribi that tow n, but the
word dtIns me. I can only
give a general impression. The
streets arc vi\ narniw and fip
quently of steps. The Maltese
aristocracy sell tobacco, and
all tlfc shopkeepers have what
we should call "touts," who
hang on to visitors and induce Isei 1:
"N I don't want my hoots
: I clean mj own."
"N id \ou buj th'i c caids for
a shilling ?"
"No."
" I hen fi n sixpem e "
"No, i h ai off!"
"Will ihe gentleman buj
some real laci
;-"V.'\ vVviV, iffir'tiufJtWtinK
lace '
It was w ith great relief (hat
1 found myself on ,|,,. ,,,,,.,t
again.
So we continued our course
through the most historic sea
'" the world, through the maze
nf barren islands that lie in ii.
Egean islands which twenty-
hundred years ago had
proud Athenian triremes
than a d< an, and sang '
(Jod, "in help in ages pas
the accompaniment of i
which kepi bursting ov
I (ids. I had onlj one f;
find with our chaplain.
baps von are aw an- that
parades vith "God
our gracious King," and
body stand* rigidly at attei
I But, in the middle, the [
brushed tin lis
while I, having four 1 n n
was in,able to sing.
I an 1 nthe trenchi
as I write, a fl k ol ;e<
noisily overhead. Both
forgetting their mutual ai
ity, follow them with mi
gun and rill*, lie. but 1
feather falls to the ^
which. with a[ ologiestoR
Mi iw nir I :s a.vmor
has no use in the w orld .
the feather, which I couUi
in my breast, is not so a>
able as its fat 1 w ner. '
I could put elsewhere.
NOTICE
THE entire stock in I
1 f the late I'.. E-Will
is being dispo '
ly reduced \>\ < as it
been decidi d to close 1
the blisim 5S in the earl\
of January.
In tbo meantime the 111
signed is prepared to r<
olTers for the purchase 1
whole or any part then
Come a id g< I your Cl
ma 1iom CHEAP.
An opportunity no
should miss.
No reasonabh offer refi
IM11I 11' A TREO
Trusti e for the Cred
Advertise in
The Tribi
Wear Armbr-ister's Sh
oes
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i BJBBT DUI'UCH,
Editor ,md Proprietor
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\aitau, V. /', Hahamas
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I'ATABLB IN ADVANCK
:o:
"My place is 'mong the rank
and tiln;
It has been vacant all the
while;
() get me ready, mother dear
And send me forth in God's
own (are.
"Let Duty's call be first obey-
ed?
How dare w lot it he delay-
ed?
NOTICE.
By authority of the Gov-
ernor in Council 'he hours of
the Telegraph Department
;;, shall, from the 13th De-
id comber and dining 'the Win- ,
i. w ter Season, be from 8.30 a.m.!.,,
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interval from 1 to a p.m. for... *rue'
lunch, and that from ist Jan- We II show the world what
uary the office may close at we can dol
21"11- Fridays. ,
.\ncl though our number 1--
P. H. BURNS.I but small
Superintend! nt Telegraph-.
ing Rates: -n ,* -. in ,
' insertion: three pence it line
- indinMrtion ; and one e in; iiei
lutoquetii imertin 1 .
iieinents unclei eight lim ,
s 8th 1 lecember, 1915.
:r)' -
be {tribune
Thur,d.y,D.c.mber9..9IS HARQ pART|N8i
v .,._, BY CHARLES I. GIBSON
\ \er> successful concert ,.,,, ,, ,,
en by the choir of I)enr mot,,er to l,,e war
\ie we afraid ? no, not at
^ all;
Bahamian's stalwart sonsare
we.
Who'll help to crti-h proud
(iei many!'1
Baptist Church o:, I .s- ,- ,K"' .
ght.whcn the organ -SfL t0 ,lnke
cturedbyCaptn7wu" n, w!.f7\
d........a i ..', !1 show that I II no 1 oward
be,
proud of
n of Ragged Island was on
Mr. Walter Weil play.
e selections and an ac-
iment on this instru
and thus demonstrated
satisfaction of the
ice, that Captn. Wil
creation, is really a
I instrument,not mere
'mental, hut useful
I.
Captn.
Ins achievement,
So wh n I go,
me.
"() son of mine, I'm
thei :
(iel ready now, go light foi
me;
And if in battle you are slain,
don't fret foi Voui blood will not be shed
in vain.'
congratulate
11 on
"I long have hi ard our na-
tion's call
That weshould save her from
downfall;
And now my breast with fer-
vour bums
Until I've done what me con-
cerns!"

You must not go
sweet,
You must not go
to meet!
hileexperts tell us there "My dear good child, it breaks the Temps.
1 for improvement in my heart
hZTCCOgm7 Sat -he To lir-r yu say "^l * must
-liown remarkable in- part-
v and patience, in the
many discouragements
^abilities.
ing the evening Solos
ndered by Miss Essie
Mrs. Marion B K>tle,
Mary Thompson and
1'illfotir, nnJ !">.. 1 .
. Nabbie and Mrs. Roberts
Julia Rolle and Rev. II
I' inn. Mrs. Romer, and
5 Walter Weir, Lewis
iier, and Wilfred Ro
acted as accompanists
I the Rev. H. I", hum
1.
\ CORRECTION.
ir yesterday's issue, mi-
heading "British Red
BERLIN "FACTS"
I he JVar news actual and
conjectural which isprovid-
ed by the Italian and Scand
Flavian newspapers, is agrei -
ably diversified by certain
iti nis supplied by Gei man
agents for the en< ouragement
of the Turks, and revealed l)\
This news has
been two months reaching
Western Europe, but it has
not been spoilt by t he delaj
my darling One Turkish piper has an
pounced that "IIis Islamic
your death Majesty Wilhelm II," lias de
j liveied a spi e< h from the
'throne specially installed in
"I will not let you go to fight, the former Chamber of the
I scarce can bear you out my French Parliament hastouch-
My very life does in you lie, members of that Assembly by
And should you go of grief magnanimously al I ow 1 n g
I'll die!" them to kiss his hand. An-
other papei has stated that
" () mother dear, I love you the First Turkish Army C01 ps
too, 'has been transported from
And that is why I'll fight for Adrianople to the front in
twenty-five German balloons.
A third piece of news is that
the whole Belgian popula-
tion has submitted to "His
blainic Majesty," and em
. ii.w .....^ ... .... > .. Ilfc(
you;
How can I stay in your em-
brace
While Duty bids me take my
plai e!
braced Mohammedanism, and
that the churches areT>eing
turned into mosques. "May
other infidels follow this ex-
ample!" All oriental colour
is givi 11 to the war in the
West bv the statement (In*
wireless from Amsterdam)
that the British Gov< rnment
has offen d two thousand ass-
loads of gold to avert a (ier
man naval attack on London.
But the most startling news
is that the harems of the
Kaiser and Ins Staff will ar
ri\o in the spring al Constan-
tinople, the Imperial harem
being es 01 ted by ten cap-
d ni-li I ?readnoughts!!
Westminvti 1 Gazi tte
A LITTLE WAR CONVERSATION
"VV< II. we 11.' 1 ve no
11 I. 11 n iwadaj s! This
is the da\ of smnll men, N< w,
'In own it. V.ou're all pessi
mists
I : "I don'l ngree
gelIiei K 1 111 r in mv eyes in
.1 urea 1 inan, strong, quiet, ;md
oh, \es; he's 1 and mi
A "I'm v\ nli \ "ti.
Barm s. \\ e e none at .ill Slay,
\squith lias a mighty brain,
^i ou can't ignore \squith
Philips: "Oh for the days
if S'api iiei hi I ngland's rot
li n, hi v 1). >\ s, roi ten Bui
there's Joffn I've had his
picture in my office since the
. .1 n (I 1 can t'll you
\\ henevi r I'm vi ry d*pn ssed
I look at it, and it buck- ine
up in 1 end. What do you sa\,
Walker, old chap?"
Walker : "I .lo\ d < ieorge
is my hero He's the only man
We've got.
Barnes (pugnai iously) "I
fancy I ,ord I terbj m\ self."
:o:
flO Y01 SOI)
of lll\ soul. SUi li part,
I ha I you seem to he fibre and
core "1 in> heart?
None other can pain me as you,
dear, can do;
None other can phase me or
I>r. 1 isc in.' as \ ou
Remember the world will he
quick with its blame
If shadow or stain evci darken
your name,
"lake mother, likeSOn"isa sav-
ing so true,


The world will judge largely
*>f "mother" b) you,
Be yours, then the idSK, if las
' it shall be i
To force this proud world t<
homage to ine.
Be sure it will say, when its
verdict you've won,
"She reaps as she sowed, lo, this
man is her son."
Exch in
;o:
Eight MileRock
Grand Bahama
Dec. -4th mi.).
lo the Editor of the Tribune
Nassau
Dear Sir
On \) :i.in. a new boat ''
launched from the shipyard
of Mr. Lewis Martin. She is
a fine boal (24J feel by k<
and he deserves much credit.
I his is the 3rd bo it that
Martin has built, il.e f< irmi 1
ones being S< h.'*Zephyr Bird"
and Sloop "All Cia", and this
one. I In name is the "Ener-
gy" She is leaving foi Nas-
sau lo la\ with freight and
p issengi
I hanking you fur
space given,
Yours truly
A I. HEPBURN.
I .ong Island
mill. Nov. 191 5.
lie
noun- ,
I he Editor
I leai "Mr,
Will you l grant me a short space n
\inn columns, to n ply to .1
letlei I saw in yiur paper of
the 8th 1 >< t., from the p< n
of our "P. W. L" He s.ivs
his letter was "to mention a
few fai ts", mine will he ti 1
give the whole truth. I lie
writer called a meeting out-
side his L'lQUOr Store, (go id
place for a meeting 1 At the
our esteeme'd'UoWan.fiaUfid
had already pul otil a notice
and also the school teacher
h id given it out that there
would he a public meeting
in the school house, on 7th
October "IV \V. I." knew
that neither lie, nor anybody
el e would do a stioke of
work- where the least thought
that it would he government
work, and that by saying
that would only give the
people an excuse for not Hiv-
ing individually when called
upon. The Commissioner
spjke very plainly to the
people, letting them know
the seriousness of this awful
war, and tried his best to get
some of the young men to
volunteer, or if they would
not, to give what the) could
I to the cause. I he Kev.
I) and the Commissionei did
say that lor every is. "B. W.
r." would give, they would
give 2s.. t!ic reason for that
was because it is commonly
known that "B. W.T," has
not given one halfpenny to
any of the many calls made.
He makes no e rel of it, he
has toH me, and I suppose
,thi is Now Sir. one that
doesn'l give from his own
purSe, Ollgllt not to lie the
one to w rite as he has .1 me.
It Can now be clearly seen
why "B W. T." wanted the
public to give in a body
Whydoesn'i hei ome forward
1, ldly, aild tl 1! us what has
made' him SO loyal all at
And why doesn't he act
Up to his loyalty and suh-
s, 1 me. "Talk is I heap, hut
n oney buys the land" (in
this case the munitions.) 1
thought it only fair, Mr Edi-
tor, that the public should
know the whole facts and
not part of them.
Thanking you Mr Editor,
foi spai e taken up,
Yours
A NATIVE.
I ranean in a Greek steamer was
I captured by an enemy subma
rinc.
(Signed)
BOXAR LAW,
Radiograms
,,\\\ December, 1915.
London, 8th.
Governor,
Bahamas
Official News: Trance reports
Uv.d a pencil l<>st in Champagne
have been violent artillery duels
in Artois.
Russia reports that enemy at
tacks in Strypa region were re
pulsi (I
An Austrian warship destroj
eil ill" French submaiine Fiesnel
while hground in the Southern
Adi iatic.
Captain Stanley Wilson,
Member of Parliament, travell
ing from the Eastern Mediter '
W ashington: T h e next
Democratic convention will
be held in St. Louis, begin*
ning June 14th
A note has been sent to
Austria Hungary asking foi
a disavowal of the attack on
the linei Ancona.
Berlin: I be capture "f
five hundred yards of French
trenches North of Souain is
offii ially reported.
General Koevess took a
thou-and more prisoners in
the Balkan advance.
Paris: Bulgarian attacks
in Vardar River section were
repulsed b) the French.
London: keinforcementa
have joined the British in
Mesopotamia.
Vienna: In addition to
sinking the k rench submarine
Fresnel the Austrian squad-
: 1 1 si nk six sti amers and
-i.\ large and se\eral small
Montem gran vessels, all load
ed with war material.
Rome: -The Standard Oil
steamer Communipaw is re-
ported sunk by a submarine
oil the coast of Tripoli. There
is no trace of thee rew 01 ship.
New York: -The Comma
nip aw (.lined 30, men, the
captain and four engineers
being Americans. Standard
< )d Company officials believe
that the Communipaw lias
been confused with the Let
rolite.
Ambassador Page reported
to Washington that the Com
munipaw bad been captured
and taken into an unnamed
port.
Buenos Ayres: The Am
erican steamer VVinnebago
is reported seized in the At
Inntir bv a British cruiser.
See C7~~+
Photo Post Ca
OF
Second Baham
Contingent
At Cole's Pharmacy
and Diocessan Hook
T. M. KNOWL
528 Bay Street.
IS now 1 I 1
Rubber Tires lor 1
Can to rev;'
repaii them.
Satisfa. tion (iuaiaiM
GASOLU
In Drums Lb
Jallon.
Ten Gallon L.\ns Oil
line pei Gallon
C. C. SAL Mm'
Las; Bay
Nassau N P.
April, 1 jib 1 o >
W. A. MATT
UNDERTAKER
DESIRES to infi on his
and the Puhlii thai <
just received ;i com
facilities f"' 'I"' '"
deiti'ker. which places htm
position t" ca i\ nut Furu 1 1
may be entrusted t<> Ins <;'rc
s; lem aud despatch ; Bnd
fully sohecs theii |
my Prices fust .u:.I prove 111
are the very lowest foi the fi:
Rope
Rope
Notice.
THI> is to inform my Patrons
and tlie Public in General
that I line opened my Public
Mlark Smitli Shop; and am now
ready in do anything in I f> line ol
tirnpial repair 01 new a k How
sjioeinjj "uecially All work doui
Mechanically.
P. A. HUYLOR
Ro
Manilla Rope
Hemp Rope
Sisal Rope
Baling Rope
Jute Rope.
A I I l.L line of
Coils kept in st.n
deli\ end from 1 >ur Wan
in Nassi u mi New Y01 1;
plus Freighl and 1 uty.
Buy here and save
York C 11
and tin In luble of ord
Chas. E. Alburi


"Elgin"
kRRO
OLLAIi
lade of a fine
hite Moire
ladrasan at-
ictive novelty
that is in good
form.
QNSALB at
NASSAU'S
BEST BETAILBSfl
IT, PEABODY & CO.. I,,,-.
OB, TROY. N. Y. V., S. A.
L LOFTHOUSE
Exclusive Agent.
^DRINKz
Welch's Grape Juice.
T
Big Reduction
In Prices Of
Fresh Mear
II'. undi rsigned will sell
CffAS, C. ClQ^1TBObR^
ARMSTRONG ST.
Hwkln'a Hill.
PXPERIENCED Pane.
Hanger. Ceiling Work.
jalty. Al! work careful
Artistically performed
lie satisfaction jruaran
The very best referem es
PRICES
Quarts, 2s. 3d. each
Pints, Is. 4d., "
15s. pei loz.
1 Pints, 9J.
8s. 6d. pei d /
i Pints, 5d.
4-3. 6d. |>er (loz.
(-, -- .... I
at Block No. 6 in the City
i Meat Market from the 14th
inst. fresh meat at the follow-
ing prici s \ 1/.
BV ef Steak at iod. pei lb.
Roast Beef at iod. ,. lb.
Stewing at gd. lb.
Mutton si,I. u,
'oik
lb.
t BLACK'S 222
Bay St.
and The Nassau Candy Kitchen
Opp. Hotel Colonial.
Imperial
Orchestra
Violins, 1- 2nd Violin, Viola,
', Trap Drum and Pian
iS to inform their friends
and the genera! public
they are equipped with
test music for modern
<._ garden parties, an.1
linments, and js also
'd to accept engage-
at short notice. Terms
tble. For further par-
rs, see Messrs. Thos. W.
. MarlborougliSt.,Saml.
I Pherson, or Waiter F.
Baillou Hill Road.
DeGregory's Tire Works
Steam Vulcanising"
All makes a,nd sizes of
Auto Tires and Tubes Repaired
All Work Guaranteed
30 WEST BAY STREET.
N. B. I beg to draw the
attentioi r>f the public- to the
'act, that in my above ad
vertisemenl oil, ring fresh
m< it of various kinds at re-
duced pi ces, that my only
prices are those as quoti d
above, which 1 am pr< pared
at all times to serve my
custi m< rs, and ..II others
who may favour me with
'heir patronage and from
md afiei the middle of Dec
embei of this yi u [ kVjll have
quite a \ ariely of Ameri n
frozen n eal and po dlrv
Rememl ermy prices I mtend
,'" hold toastim will prove
I V ROKER.
Just Received by
This bteamer
Fresh American
Fruit.
Peaches, Pears,
Plums, etc. etc.
/. A'. AMDURY.
liny St net
Phone ?14.
East Bay St.
Chas. E. Bethell
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Ales
Wines
Spirits
for SALE
-TENDERS will be recei
1 ved by Mr. Timothy A
Smith, up to the jisl ol Dec-
ember for 1 dwelling house
and lot on Shirley Streel
bounded on the DQjj&yyuTb
perty of Timothy A. Smith,
on the South by property of
the late James, A. Godfrey,
west by Canaan Lane. Sold
fire of all encumbtrance, the
right is reserved of rejecting
anv or all of the tenders.
TIMOI MY A. SMI III
No. 250 Shirley Street.
Williams' Shoes Are Better
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