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[OILBKRT DDPDCH, Editor ,ind Prnpric. • Ol TICK: >rner Shirley 6. Chtvrlolto Sts Va • v. /'. Bahamas ruoNio a. |. o. BOX I4IS. Hfni.lSHF.U DAILY RATES I'l : I iV • %  •'copy ... J,i I uelav. and rhuraday tingle copy id Baturd ij tingle copy weeklv 5,1 Monthly 1-. • lerly 4*, %  %  Half Yearly I is. KAYARLK IN ADVANOK ites :—.-^ix 1 ei line I • insertion: I c |>ei line nej ean) | 1 r li le fOI -llli~i| lent 111-1 ; I: Zbe ^Tribune Tuesday February 8. 1916 "If Germany wins, N o t h i n g" else on God's earth matters" AN INSUFFERABLE NUISANCE \ rowd ol loafers liabituallv infi splanadi : its vi cinity for the purpose of b mbling and indulgii irderly conduct, and making %  1 .1 nuisan e genei al s imetimes to the extent of insulting and assaulting pa by, ething be done to %  ;ii nuisan S, S. "Morro Castle" : rived in New York al j 11 l< k yesterday .-if;rnoon. I %  mail steamer "Esper anza" arrived in New York at 8 o'clock hist night. ~ — ;o: — I he Mail steamer "Hava na" arrived off the port this morning, transferred passen to %  rid 1 "Colon 1a"and feded to Havana. — :o:— The Motor "Roamer" from ( inada via Miami came into port on Sunday afternoon li D. Pat ton and party. She was not hoarded by Pilot or Port Officer and illegally Iced without admission to itique. ctator:—Your commu it ion being without card or covering letter is unpub lished. —:o: — Nassau. 7th, February, 1916. Editor, "Tribune" Mr. Editor, I have read with a j deal of interest and sympathy both the article which ap pi ared in your Saturday's is sue re l*he Jacksonville? (Mayport) S. S. Servi :e" and the caustici 1 immi nts of "Observer" on the same subji ct. The very pessimist ic tom of both the article and "Ober's" communicate >n filled me with the profoundesl soirow for tlic poor misled p 1 iple of Nassau, win i, I \\ as convinced, %  ex ted to sei ve I he ends of that very wicked body, I he Florida Easl Coast Icailwa) Co. It was q lite lear t< %  that "s had blun 1 d.' Howevi r.afli 1 losing I tits' sli ep through won ying about the culpable s piditj 01 worse ol .mr, xeculive, and the wi< %  > of Si imship and Hotel Companies, 1 m friend who is "in the km iw," and teai hilly ask, ( | him to tell me the worst. To mj surp and intense relii f he hash ned to reassure me, and gave me the following infoi with regard to the N ?auM ivporl |ii< h I trusl will serve to relieve the anxious load of doubt and apprehension, v\ hi< h n liavi well as myself. i Mayport, thi "insignificant pilol station and fishing vil' lage," is bi ing made the terminal port instead of Jackconvenience / ' H quite as much,if n : m >re,than to of thai malevoh m spirators, the F. E. C.Rly. Co. True, the P. & O. S. S. Co. will save twenty miles of steaming up the St. Jol river, and probably d and pilotage as well. Hut it is equally true thai passengers will be transported in com! fortahle and fasl special trains from Maj poi I to JackBon\ die. The j >urney will 'only take forty minutes, I whereas to steam up river *o Jacksonville would take four hours! So after all, as through ticketsare being issued, and through freight rates quoted too, it seems to me that we are ge 11in g, though not a s pvice to Jackson\ ille, a \ erj g< od substitute for one So thi re yi iu have it, Mi. Edil >i, I'hrough most stn ngly on this subject anu further that they have t< 1 esl iblish a Parcel Posl service w itti Canada thr< igh t he interim diary oi thi l Inited StatePost Office. I h( se efforts have produi ed no suits, perl it is quite natural thaMbg|e United States Postal aWJjorities would he averse to do ing anything to build up 5 to Jacksonville and a I trade between the Bahamas ,„..: t ,. it.. .1 1 /1. -ri ing of ovi 1 three hours on the journey. Moreover, I am credibly informed that Mr. Pars ns com hided this ar rangi menl with oui Govern mi ut in the teeth of very ; position by the F. E. C. Rly. I I also met a very jul person who had booked 1 turn tick* t f.om Miami He 'iad been veiv much disturbed in mind because he couldn't mul and Canada. That is no on however, w hy Canada should nol do so. Indi ed il is an addi d r< ason why we should do so. VVe i' gard this the little things that 1 1 'imt in develoi trade betwi 1 n th< I tomin 1 rj and thi portion of the Era pile VVl I -a w 01 k to gi t the mnxii %  • in n fi M promol back via Miami, so he went to interview the agents of the P. &l >.S. s. Co,'with the result that his %  • lias red to Jii kson\ lie free 1 800 TITLED BRITONS LOST IN THE WAR I'M I in, Dec. 13th. 1 1 1 1 %  %  1 1 tving him eleven dollar;. rage," 1 trial annual re In view of thesi I Is, Mr. Editor, thai veni ure to submil ha\ e b< en a little ai istcx ri has cold of I'l itish t i ingh illustrati s 11 i k the suffi : 1 hnsty in jumping to con through the war. A roll of elusions in this m itti r, ai d I horn ui of some eight I wind red ne, In pe 11 at oui (iov names is giv n ol ...ih d (rninent will be able |^> ,,| us this servi e, nol only for wounds filling twelvi n this season, hut for ; to I 1 %  tains (he nan the Royal Yours Faithful family, s; v Peers, sixteen SUNNY JIM. Baronel •• v < n members of the House of CANADA-BAHAMAS PARCEL POST WAf.'TED. The Canadian and Wi si Indian Li agi is using its influem e to impn ss on 1 he Canadian Government the need of establishing a Pan el Post service between Canada aad the Bahamas. There is already a Pan el Post betwi < n ( 1641 oinpanionof various 01 lers, 95 sons of Peers, 8a sons of |: • ni | sons of Knighls. Changes in succesion to more than one hundn d titles thushave bi 1 n causi d. WILL SEE WAR THROUGH Briti 1 : Sup I '} %  : c, ivernmtnt. Canada and oilier portions of tie Wi >1 Indii s, but sine tl Elder-pempster steamers CONSCRIPTION UP TO' KING I calling at the Baha,.;,,. -,,.. Mlll ,. ,. mas parci Is nave to go via I ; landa most roundabout and unsatisfactory arrangement ; We ha\ e reason t< i know that the influential men in bill, pi ervice, ed its third reading in the How I. 11 %  King foi l tuic. 1 tol, Jan, a6 British or, 1 ,, r '• %  "" II ISII Ol • the Bahamas feel ganized lab iron the Drstdaj of



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a conference which has attracted world.wide attention outvoted the extreme S icialist antiwar section and ad >pt id two ilutions expressing the patri otic reiolve to carry the war through. James Ramsay NiacDonald, S i -iaiiat and Labor member, of I'a."••&-. %  at for Leicester, and •vm by liis fellow Scotsmen for Speaking round about the reso lutioii without making hie own pariv's position clear. < >e irge James Wardle, mem ber of Parliament for Stockport and editor of the Railway We New York:—Senator James I The Steamer "Admiral %  Hamilton Lewis speaking ey" arrived this morning froi j ere tonight predicted at the end of the war the first im portment alliance for com mcrcial purposes will be bePhiTip^nowden, Socialist mem the convention responded bv ber for Blackburn, by thep iwer of llieii i rice tried to | I" the I 1 tes to i a j • iust the motions, but when requested to define their p >si lion clearly made e\ i lions and re mi ible to c invince the confereni e. One i pp %  -'•ntative of tin S ci 1I1-! s ction, when asked to stati the terms on which the S i i ilists would have p irticipa te I in a voluntary re mil mg campaign, declared : "()n no tei ms He immedi itely his h 'II on the lele tes, who were overwhelmingly in the op P ising ca i mp. "WAR MUST BE WON" I he ilution was m >v ed >\ .' i i is Si Ktoi "ii b< half view, demanded an expression | t ween Great Britain and Ger for or against carrying on the many. war, and it was after that that — :o:— I ebruarj Bth 191I I. Minion. 71b Governor, Bahamas. Official News:-—Last weeks war. carrying ih %  vital res ilutions, which decide the issue of the conference, by large majorities favouring labor's cooperation wuh the authorities to bring |Zeppelin raid seriously dam about a victorious ending to the j a $ e d three breweries three railway sheds oneengineshed and aDOUt fifteen working class 1 were demolished. The total killed was Or. In France there is the usu al artillery and milling act ivity. A British partyentered enemy trench at one point inflicting ; ilties and Wilson City, Abaco ; where I arrived on Monday morning! from Miami, winch she left on I Sunday morning ; she had been aground 4a hours, on her way in to Miami. Radiograms ytb February, 1916. W .hington, 51 h: I' li e que ition of owm rship of (lie I'niti li steamship Appam may remain an open issue un-' destroying two machine guns. til the end of the war with the ship in the meantime held in the custody of United Jl ttes offii ials in Newpoi I '. %  Conflicting claims of of the \i'i mal Union "f D<>ck 11 Engl MI 1 and < 1 rmany arc e resol u t ion \ ed "the horror of the conference a 1 titled by 1 I o ly an I lier 1 is," and I the conferen :e to a the i 1 it as f JI as n . sible '. 1 pt 1 e :ute the war su cessfully, Mr. Sax] iid ippos ed to milVarism, but that the %  AMI mu •' '"• %  ••. on. "If Gei %  wins," he con tinued, "nothing else on I i id's th matte Mr. S -xton's m ition was if 1,502, 1 I j iO \ res 'Ini i nn entiiely ai 11111 >v in', r the action of the Paili 1 mentary Labor part) in co op prating vith other p lil ical par in n itional ii" 1 uiting c ira p dgn w.is then adopted by a vote of 1,847,000 against 602, ( H IO. CONFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE. The conference was a most representative one. A large 1 jction ne. I' ris: -Frenchshells wi ed a German gas tank and the wind carried the deadly fumes over the German lines. Copenhagen: A big G man warship is reportedsunk bj 1 oming into contact \\ itha mine. Milan:—195 workmen w< killed by nil < xplosion in Bohemian armament fa' tory. London:-It is officially denied that the Germansd troyed the cruiser Caroline with heavy loss of life in re cent air raid. Advertise in The Tribune. >



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We Want To Help =* The Washerwoman ^trrrB'OB At The New York House and Isaiah Sweeting up East Sunlight Soap Lightning Soap agon Soap T< Soap Brown Soap 6 rts per bar Gets 5 els 4 cts 6 els • Automobiles \ Bicycles The subscriber will pay £3 per ton for Log-wood in any quantity fr. tm .| inches diameter up, chipped for shipping and delivered on W harf at Nassau from now on to July 1st. C/ias. B. ROCKWELL, Palm Gate, Nassau St. or John BUTLER, Nassau. •+sr^*r>^4L*'* REOCARS AND POPE BICYCLES {Niagara) FOR SALE, AND FOR HIRE. Sole a:jnt for REO MOTOR CAR Co. Prompt attention to all repairs Supplies and accessories Gasoline and Oils PHONE 402 J. P. SIMMS 47 Market St. H. T. BRICI Commission Merchant OFFICE : *foi Side Big Sponge Kxchftniie. Nassau, N. P., Bahamas. AGENT HORSES >MA SHEEP CATTLE £ POULTRY -.DRINK'. Welch's Grape Juice. PRICES Q : is, 2s. 3d. i ach. Pi its, Is. 4d., 15s. pei d •/. Pints, 9d. 8s. 6d. pei d •/. 1 Pints, 5d. 4s. 6d. p i doz. £ BLACK'S 22 2 Bay St. AND The Nassau Candy Kitchen, Opp. Hotel Colonial. SPONGE. SISAL and other ISLAND Products The Tribune, for Modern Printing.



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Nulllvm !\il>lu IIIH |urnre In veiba on\e strl Hu>,' bound to iwesr to the Doftmrvi of no Master. VOL. XIII. Niiu, N. P., ItfthMnss, TUKSlAY, February 8. H16. No 66. Liner Persia Torpedoed. i Li ii 1 %  in. Jan. i. -The Bi i lisli r Persia, I ound from I. id II for U imhay, was torpi doed and sunk "II the is land ill Crete in the Mediti i i i i in, on Thursday and it isb lii ral hundred i of W lioni : \ litT it i hei various port II about i ngers were aboard u hen tl ik. A I.Ind's dispati Ii says that passi ng< is and men of tin : %  i n Ii A im ssi the Admiral ty lo the Pi iilar & OI iental 1 .' akes tlic di finite It is known that the majority t-menl thai the I 1 nI rs and i i. The disaster ur bmls g at i o'i lo< I, on Tliurs of %  -^ :i he sank. daj afternoon, The compauj [{n the way fn m Di nver to libraltar, Rose pro bably landed at lil raltar and was ""i 'in board the boat at the time she was sunk. 160 Pnaentfors Aboard Sixty one first class passi n gers and eighty thri e si < ond cabin passi n • rs Im luding eight children, boarded the steamship at London, according •o information obtaini d al 1 he Peninsular & Oriental Line, owners of 1110 lini r. At Mar seillos thirty five; of the fust si I re< eii e

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Nulllvm !\il>lu iiih |urnre In veiba on\e strl
Hu>,' bound to iwesr to the Doftmrvi of no Master.
VOL. XIII.
Niiu, N. P., ItfthMnss, TUKSlAY, February 8. H16.
No 66.
Liner Persia
Torpedoed.
i
Li ii 1 in. Jan. i. -The Biilisli
, r Persia, I ound
from I. id ii for U imhay, was
torpi doed and sunk "II the is
land ill Crete in the Mediti i i
i i in, on Thursday and it isb
lii ral hundred i
of W lioni : \ litT
it i
hei various port II about
i ngers were aboard
u hen tl ik.
A I.In- d's dispati Ii says that
passi ng< is and men
of tin : i n Ii
A im ssi the Admiral
ty lo the Pi iilar & Oi iental
1.' akes tlic di finite
It is known that the majority t-menl thai the I1
nI rs and i i. The disaster
! ur bmls g at i o'i lo< I, on Tliurs
of -^ :i he sank. daj afternoon, The compauj
[{ C insul al Aden, w .1 a p issen
gei "ii the Persia.
1
mi Ami 1 i< -in pas
i nown to have h en on
the \ essel w hen she lei t Londi in,
Chai les 11 Grant of 49 Fi di ral
S* 1 i, Bpston, was on his
to Bombay. Edward Rose, a
schoolboy, as 1 >n the way fn m
Di nver to libraltar, Rose pro
bably landed at lil raltar and
was ""i 'in board the boat at
the time she was sunk.
160 Pnaentfors Aboard
Sixty one first class passi n
gers and eighty thri e si < ond
cabin passi n rs Im luding
eight children, boarded the
steamship at London, according
o information obtaini d al 1 he
Peninsular & Oriental Line,
owners of 1110 lini r. At Mar
seillos thirty five; of the fust
si I re< eii e I.'ii! Montagu was on the
1 tassei ger list I le was pro
'in- in India t.. as:ume the
posl of I -, e< !'H of Mechanical
Transpi it Vi hi* les. I le ap
The four boats which got [Oriental Line during the war.
away from the .; I .lust prior-to the departure e*l
capable of carrying 60 the vessel from London the
persons each, but it is not known company held its annual meet-
if the boats were full. ing. Chairman Inchcape re
Every effort is being made by marked of the growing anxiety
ral Skinner to get caused by the enlargement of
iiou about Robert the submarine danger zone and
McNeely, the Vi erican Consul of the indebtedness of this com-
, Aden, and the two other Am pany to the British Navy for
cue.ins known to lie or, the pas complete immunity from casu-
enger list. The British Admi ally for their ships, and added
rally informed Mr. Skinner it prophetically: "Of coin-'- we
tad no information with regard cannol I'll when a disaster may
to the fate of indh idual pas n
Mr. Skinni 1 sent a cable
grain to the American Consul
ovei take 1 ."
Cable communication with
the E 1 st is Si I slow that details
ate at Alexandria requesting of the d lei are no) expected
the G ertnin thi fate lo arrive foi a day 01 two. A
of Consul McNeely and theotli majority of the Peria's p len
' 1 Ai :: ans. . Bi itish, bound for In-
Mi 0 fti rs m b ird the Per dia, including man) women.
sia, it i were ordinary
booked pa tnd were not
on active service in the British
\i my.
Next lo Ltisitnnia Disaster
Next to the Lusitama
lei (he sinking tl P
probabl) means
heavier easuallv list than that
of any of the passengei carrying
ships ilia', heretofore have fa Hi n
vii tims to the torpedoes of (ier
man or Austrian submarines,
fhis deduction is based on the
The New York T
BS well known in America.
I le was prominent in athletics
and lias traveled extensively,
visiting the United States, Ja
pan, China, India, and Egypt
I le was a war correspondent in
Rhodesia during tlie Matabele
war. He was interested in
railway and transport problems
Crew ol more than 210.
The crew of the Persia num
bcred between 2$Oiin& 300, men
iinen. They wen' nearly all
class and thirty two of the se Lascars. There was not much
red in Ihe list of New Year reports that the vessel carried
lion recei r tin order of several hundred passengers and
the Star of Indin for services in crew, and that only fout life
connection with the war. He boats got away from the vessel
1 nml cabin hoarded the \ essi I.
The comp iny estimates thai
after deducting the number of
I ers Ii iv ng the ship at
0 ah0 nd the P< rsia, but she
as carrj ing very heavy mad.
The vessel carried no war ma
ui ials.
as -lie went down.
The Peninsular & Oriental
steamship office will issue a list
of the actual passengers ai soon
as possible. At present only
paitial bookings arc available.
The scene ol the catastrophe,
the seas bi tween the Island of
le and Alexandria, recently
has been the : m\b yard of a
number of fine ships, and only
B few weeks ago the American
tank steamer Petrolite narrowly
I n'd the guns of a submarine
there.
The Persia, a vessel of 7,924
tons, was the fust passen
ship lost by the Peninsular &
Rope
Rope
Rope
Manilla Rope
Hemp Rope
Sisal Rope
Baling Rope
Jute Rope.
A FULL line of over 300
i ki j'l in stock and
delivered from our Warehouse
in Nassau at New York prices
plus Freight and I Hity.
15uv hen and save New
York Commission, Interest
and the trouble of ordering.
Chas. !'.. Alburt,
Agent.
For Sale
An English Bicycle
AND
Horse and Buggy
Both in good r< pair and of the
best makes
For further particulai 1
Apply at 'TRIBUNE' Office


[OILBKRT DDPDCH,
Editor ,ind Prnpric.
Ol TICK:
>rner Shirley 6. Chtvrlolto Sts
Va v. /'. Bahamas
ruoNio a. |. o. box I4IS.
Hfni.lSHF.U DAILY
RATES
I'l : I iV
'- copy ...... ... J,i
I uelav. and rhuraday tingle copy id
Baturd ij tingle copy
weeklv ......... 5,1
Monthly ........ 1-.
lerly........ 4*,
Half Yearly.........
I ......... is.
KAYARLK IN ADVANOK
ites :.-^ix 1 ei line
I insertion: I c |>ei line
nej ean) | 1 r
li le fOI -llli~i| lent 111-1 ; I:
Zbe ^Tribune
Tuesday February 8. 1916
"If Germany wins,
N o t h i n g" else on
God's earth matters"
AN INSUFFERABLE NUISANCE
\ rowd ol loafers liabituallv
infi splanadi : its vi
cinity for the purpose of b
mbling and indulgii
irderly conduct, and making
1 .1 nuisan e genei al
! s imetimes to the extent of
insulting and assaulting pa
by,
ething be done to
;ii nuisan
S, S. "Morro Castle"
: rived in New York al j
11 l< k yesterday .-if;- rnoon.
I mail steamer "Esper
anza" arrived in New York
at 8 o'clock hist night.
~ ;o:
I he Mail steamer "Hava
na" arrived off the port this
morning, transferred passen
to ! rid 1 "Colon 1a"and
feded to Havana.
:o:
The Motor "Roamer" from
( inada via Miami came into
port on Sunday afternoon
li D. Pat ton and party.
She was not hoarded by Pilot
or Port Officer and illegally
Iced without admission to
itique.
ctator:Your commu
it ion being without card
or covering letter is unpub
lished.
:o:
Nassau.
7th, February, 1916.
Editor, "Tribune"
Mr. Editor,
I have read with a j
deal of interest and sympathy
both the article which ap
pi ared in your Saturday's is
sue re l*he Jacksonville?
(Mayport) S. S. Servi :e" and
the caustici 1 immi nts of "Ob-
server" on the same subji ct.
The very pessimist ic tom
of both the article and "Ob-
er's" communicate >n fill-
ed me with the profoundesl
soirow for tlic poor misled
p 1 iple of Nassau, win i, I \\ as
convinced, . ex
ted to sei ve I he ends of
that very wicked body, I he
Florida Easl Coast Icailwa)
Co. It was q lite lear t<
that "s had blun
1 d.' Howevi r.afli 1 losing I
tits' sli ep through won y-
ing about the culpable s
piditj 01 worse ol .mr, xecu-
live, and the wi< > of
Si imship and Hotel Com-
panies, 1 m friend
who is "in the km iw," and
teai hilly ask, (| him to tell
me the worst. To mj surp
and intense relii f he hash ned
to reassure me, and gave me
the following infoi
with regard to the N ?au-
M ivporl |ii< h I
trusl will serve to relieve the
anxious load of doubt and
apprehension, v\ hi< h n
liavi well
as myself.
i Mayport, thi "insignificant
pilol station and fishing vil- '
lage," is bi ing made the ter-
minal port instead of Jack-
convenience '
/ ' h quite as much,if n :
m >re,than to of
thai malevoh m
spirators, the F. E. C.Rly. Co.
True, the P. & O. S. S. Co.
will save twenty miles of
steaming up the St. Jol
river, and probably d
and pilotage as well. Hut it
is equally true thai passengers
will be transported in com- !
fortahle and fasl special
trains from Maj poi I to Jack-
Bon\ die. The j >urney will
'only take forty minutes,
I whereas to steam up river *o
Jacksonville would take four
hours! So after all, as
through ticketsare being is-
sued, and through freight
rates quoted too, it seems to
me that we are ge 11in g,
though not a s pvice to Jack-
son\ ille, a \ erj g< od substi-
tute for one So thi re yi iu
have it, Mi. Edil >i, I'hrough
most stn ngly on this subject
anu further that they have
t< 1 esl iblish a
Parcel Posl service w itti Ca-
nada thr< igh t he interim di-
ary oi thi l Inited State- Post
Office. I h( se efforts have
produi ed no suits, perl
it is quite natural thaMbg|e
United States Postal aWJjo-
rities would he averse to do
ing anything to build up
5 to Jacksonville and a I trade between the Bahamas
,..:___ t ,. it.. .1.............1 /-..... 1. -ri
ing of ovi 1 three hours on
the journey. Moreover, I am
credibly informed that Mr.
Pars ns com hided this ar
rangi menl with oui Govern
mi ut in the teeth of very
; position by the F.
E. C. Rly. I
I also met a very jul
person who had booked 1
turn tick* t f.om Miami He
'iad been veiv much disturbed
in mind because he couldn't mul
and Canada. That is no
on however, w hy Canada
should nol do so. Indi ed il is
an addi d r< ason why we
should do so. VVe i' gard this
the little things
that 1 1 'imt in develoi
trade betwi 1 n th< I tomin 1 rj
and thi portion of the Era
pile VVl I -a w 01 k to gi t
the mnxii in
n fi m promol
' back via Miami, so he
went to interview the agents
of the P. &l >.S. s. Co,'with
the result that his lias
red to Jii kson\ lie
free
1
800 TITLED BRITONS LOST
IN THE WAR
I'M I in, Dec. 13th. 1
1 1 1 ' 1 1
tving him eleven dollar;. rage," 1 trial annual re
In view of thesi I Is, Mr.
Editor,
thai
veni ure to submil
ha\ e b< en a little ai istcx ri has
cold of I'l itish t i
ingh illustrati s
11 i k -
the
suffi :
1 hnsty in jumping to con through the war. A roll of
elusions in this m itti r, ai d I horn ui of some eight I wind red
ne, In pe 11 at oui (iov names is giv n ol ...ih d
(rninent will be able |^> ,,|
us this servi e, nol only for wounds filling twelvi n
this season, hut for ; to I 1 tains (he nan
the Royal
Yours Faithful family, s;v Peers, sixteen
SUNNY JIM. Baronel v< n
members of the House of
Canada-Bahamas Parcel Post
WAf.'TED.
The Canadian and Wi si
Indian Li agi is using its
influem e to impn ss on 1 he
Canadian Government the
need of establishing a Pan el
Post service between Canada
aad the Bahamas. There is
already a Pan el Post betwi < n
( 1641 oinpanion- of
various 01 lers, 95 sons of
Peers, 8a sons of |: ,ni | .
sons of Knighls. Changes in
succesion to more than one
hundn d titles thushave bi 1 n
causi d.
WILL SEE WAR THROUGH
Briti 1 : ,
Sup I '}: c, ivernmtnt.
Canada and oilier portions
of tie Wi >1 Indii s, but sin- e
tl Elder-pempster steamers conscription up to' king
' I calling at the Baha- ,.;,,. -,,.. Mlll,. ,.
mas parci Is nave to go via
I ; land-- a most roundabout
and unsatisfactory arrange-
ment ; We ha\ e reason t< i
know that the influential
men in
bill, pi ervice,
ed its third reading in the How
I.
11 ' King foi l
tuic.

1 tol, Jan, a6 British or-
, 1 ,, r ............' ' "" II ISII Ol
the Bahamas feel ganized lab iron the Drstdaj of


a conference which has attract-
ed world.wide attention outvot-
ed the extreme S icialist anti-
war section and ad >pt id two
ilutions expressing the patri
otic reiolve to carry the war
through.
James Ramsay NiacDonald,
S i -iaiiat and Labor member, of
I'a."&-. at for Leicester, and
vm
by liis fellow Scotsmen for
Speaking round about the reso
lutioii without making hie own
pariv's position clear.
< >e irge James Wardle, mem
ber of Parliament for Stockport
and editor of the Railway We
New York:Senator James I The Steamer "Admiral
Hamilton Lewis speaking ey" arrived this morning froi j
ere tonight predicted at the
end of the war the first im
portment alliance for com
mcrcial purposes will be be-
PhiTip^nowden, Socialist mem the convention responded bv
ber for Blackburn, by thep iwer
of llieii i rice tried to |
I" the I 1 tes to i
a j iust the motions, but when
requested to define their p >si
lion clearly made e\ i lions and
" re mi ible to c invince the
confereni e.
One i pp -'ntative of tin S
ci 1I1-! s ction, when asked to
stati the terms on which the
S i i ilists would have p irticipa
te I in a voluntary re mil mg
campaign, declared : "()n no
tei ms He immedi itely
his h 'II on the lele tes, who
were overwhelmingly in the op
P ising caimp.
"WAR MUST BE WON"
I he ilution was m >v
ed !>\ .' i i is Si Ktoi "ii b< half
view, demanded an expression |tween Great Britain and Ger
for or against carrying on the many.
war, and it was after that that :o:
I ebruarj Bth 191I .
I.Minion. 71b
Governor, Bahamas.
Official News:-Last weeks
war.
carrying ih vital res ilutions,
which decide the issue of the
conference, by large majorities
favouring labor's cooperation
wuh the authorities to bring |Zeppelin raid seriously dam
about a victorious ending to the j a$ed three breweries three
railway sheds oneengineshed
and aDOUt fifteen working
class 1 were demolished.
The total killed was Or.
In France there is the usu
al artillery and milling act
ivity. A British partyentered
enemy trench at one point
inflicting ; ilties and
Wilson City, Abaco ; where I
arrived on Monday morning!
from Miami, winch she left on I
Sunday morning ; she had been
aground 4a hours, on her way
in to Miami.
Radiograms
ytb February, 1916.
W .hington, 51 h: I' li e
que ition of owm rship of (lie
I'niti li steamship Appam
may remain an open issue un-' destroying two machine guns.
til the end of the war with
the ship in the meantime held
in the custody of United
Jl ttes offii ials in Newpoi I
'. Conflicting claims of
of the \i'i mal Union "f D<>ck 11
Engl mi 1 and < 1 rmany arc
e resol u t ion \
ed "the horror of the conference
a 1 titled by
1 I o ly an I lier 1 is," and
I the conferen :e to a
the i 1 it as f ji as n .
sible '. 1 pt 1 e :ute the war su
cessfully,
Mr. Sax] iid ippos
ed to milVarism, but that the
ami mu ' '" . on.
"If Gei wins," he con
tinued, "nothing else on I i id's
th matte
Mr. S -xton's m ition was
if 1,502,
1 I j iO
\ res 'Iniinn entiiely ai 11111 >v
in',r the action of the Paili 1
mentary Labor part) in co op
prating vith other p lil ical par
in n itional ii" 1 uiting c ira
p dgn w.is then adopted by a
vote of 1,847,000 against 602,
( H IO.
CONFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE.
The conference was a most
representative one. A large
1 jction attended, while seate I on the
platform were two French Si 1
cialist Deputies and Roberl Ap
plegarth, one of the three f mil
ders of trades unionism in 1 Jreat
Britain. Many of the addressi s
1 p itriotic in tone, and
being considered but there
has been no indie ition of a
decision.
1 .1 11 illy bold that
tust be ': iverned bv
the P u isian tre ity of [8a8
whi( ii grants Prussia pi izes
free entry to American ports
1 1 I d< lares thai they may
! eely b cai rii d out again al
1 i\ time by their c tptors to
the places expressed in their
11 issi m.
A littlec instruction of that
provisi 'ti would permit the
App un t 1 r< m mi indefinitly
at Newport News.
1)' tawa: A li ish of flames
from the ruins 1 if the parlia-
ment building and the alarm
of fire caused apprehension
tonight but the blaze was ex*
tingushed quickly. Little ad-
ditional da mage was caused.
The alarm was turm d in
from the block in which arc
located the office of Premier
Borden, the state departrai at,
the Canadian seen i service
and the vaults of the Dorain
ion 'i ivernment
The strength of the cordon
of armed guards around the
James Ramsay Mac Don a Id was j buildings was doubled after
criticized in unmeasured terms' the fire.
Attempt (1 surprise on our
position on Ypres-Pilkem
road was easily repulsi
Russia reports in 1 ed
- n my desertions in (I
In Cau *asus, as the result
of a fortnights operation the
enemy were d islodged from
11 gionfoitv mihs long. Rus
sian orogress near Erzeroum
continui .
In the Cameroons there is
further 9 1 and num 1 1
desertions.
(Signed)
BONAR LAW.
Washington:The danger
of a break with Germany is
over. The state department
accepts the word "I lability"
in the German note as equal
to "Illegal". S< cretary Lan-
sing denies the Berlin report
that the United States had
increased its demand.
London:SK ETCH says
that Li ird Kitchener is to quit
the war office and assume a
more important post. The
Carl of Derby may succeed
him.
London: Milan reports say
that the Central Powers have
demanded partial demobiliza-
tion of Roumanian army and
pledge of benevolent neutra-
lity. Roumania has ignored
the deman
Buffalo; Guards on Nia-
gara River bridges have been
doubled and will fire on
prowlers. Civilian guards
have been d spl 1 '1 by sol-
diers at the canal and at
munition factories. The ru-
mour of a plot in New York
for German invasion of Can*
adais not confirmed.
Washington:Secret!
Daniels explains that N
York police were asked to
guard East River bridges dur-
ing passagi of the crui
Washington because he had
ived letter-- with warning
that bombs might be drop-
ped on war shi]
:o:
February 8th, 1
New York: Police C<
missiom 1 W< ods says
;
ed dining p
cruisei Washington in
an e with general pra< I
to prevent boys from di
ping -ticks and stones on
ships.
: li-
ke ha a in w idi a and will
makeanothi t f 01
London: Lord Northcliffe
savs that the war will be a
long 1 >ne.
I' ris: -Frenchshells wi
ed a German gas tank and
the wind carried the dead-
ly fumes over the German
lines.
Copenhagen: A big G
man warship is reportedsunk
bj 1 oming into contact \\ itha
mine.
Milan:195 workmen w<
killed by nil < xplosion in
Bohemian armament fa' tory.
London:-It is officially
denied that the Germansd
troyed the cruiser Caroline
with heavy loss of life in re
cent air raid.
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