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L. OILBRRT DUPOOB, Editor and Proprietor. 01 KICK: Corner Shirley & Charlotte Sts Nomau, S. /•., Bahmmtu 'PBONI 2BO. P. 0. HOX IOS. PUBLISHED DAILY RATES -•Hay ami Friday— r '•' J.I -i.v, an I II:urs.!j V — single copy id Saturday-iiogla c..| iy ... ,|j s Jf"*^ • ... M yii>ut?iiv .. ,,, iy... ... ::. | S PAYABLE IN Ai>\ \\< ; 1 I '! % %  -: ->.x pence pei line l wtioni three i-ence pei line tot second KI-CI ti.ii ; ai. i iia C %  ubaqueut in*erti A'ivciti^cnieiits tinder eight linei *•. Zhc Zxwunc Thurelny. May 25. 1916 .. Empire Day 1916, should live long fa the memories of opleorasweshoud aid, in the memories .. ; P'e of the Bahamas re has the message "'. Empire spoken in such stirring tones. Our th Contingent is on its way to Fr nt and we are glad 1 Jice that others are cornforward and bur gifts both incashand in kind have 1 ll I'b' ral and ch erfully • ind will be is ch. er. n ts long as then Vesl the word "Ema new and deeper 1 n now.W. havebeen I to asense of our Jangei and our responsibili,: • '"ii most of all to the P ""' fact thai we are part • >fc il Empire the "' has ever known. May Bahamians ever be true l "their trust, and alive to privileges ind duti. I' itish subjects. 1 I ne'er may we ihe laurels 'Our fathers gained of yore!" day was celebrated in a ppropriate manner par ', larly (he proceedings on II ibrary Green, which cot I' [ of the gathering of School childr nand the m general, to listen to '! His Excellency 1 % %  and the Chair man <>f the Hoard of Education the Rev. Daniel Wilshere. The band stand was gaily decked with bunting, and a large gathering of representative peo pie, among them the Gubcrna torial party were seated there one. The speeches, which will be in eluded in our Saturday's issue, were brief and to the point, and punctuated with merited ap plause. The children rendered three songs, and Ihe excellence ol the singing proved that their teachers had Spared no pains in in their training. The, Police band also played selection-, the singing of "God Save King," led by the band. Wat singularly effective. The Boy Scouts .md Girl Guides were present, and their uniforms added to the "Empire Day ef fe>t of the proceedings. "Sandy" there too, and he looked the very incarnation of Empire in his brilliant uniform. We saw one of our respected citi zens. who is always considerate ; of the feeling-, of otneis, and whose inherent modesty and love of doing good by stealth, forbidsour mentioning his name 1 pushing a crippled child ill a wheel chair so that the little sufferer might share tlio pit a of its more fortunate fellows. vVt iveri 'nl for that hu man touch w liich the thought fulness of our fi [end added to ; iroceedii ;NOTICE:—"The Telegrah Office will be open from 8.30 to 10 am. ton I lay, —:o: Owing to lack <>f space we regn t that a numl im municitions are unavoidably held over till our Saturday's Issue 27th M 13 1 ,16. To the Editi 1 of The Tribune Sir, I had not intended to in teres' myself in any way in the discussion on the I'. quest ion, becaust I anticii led thai some animal ebulli tion would be the natural : u tion as between the pros et cons, and a calm dison impossible. "One from th • South" has opened his month, find one set s th ma llv eager to sprnn I its, if i n fiei v denunciation over the column! of the much edited Tribune, of a faction dishonest and domineering, unwil ling to lose the power it has held so long, because there is a presage of prosperity for that much oppressed stalk ing horse—"the labouring man. A cast of the mountain in | labour yon I :..>w. Your correspondent possesses a knowledge which unfortunately is far from univi rsal, and it is ol a peculiar chai acter. He denies any know-1 It dge "of such an industry", nnd yel a bust s at length all who oppose u. 1 tell you Sir, that under the skillful handling of a recent addition to the outer bar, the extent of hiknowledge would Indis i sed bounded on all four sides by ignor ance. Someold time phili pher has told us something about the impetuosity i certain class, who attempt that which celestial hi contemplatefrom their empyrean abode w ith reverant e and awe as fai too sacred foi ev< n tl tten their wings. It won' l>e illu mnaling to know v he re G'u I 1 om< s in ; cert. Lcni ati d behind 1 he %  pp< .-• rs of the Gas si heme. Hncki eyed, and party cry logans 1 freely %  houtt d, e.g. "infring ing rights nnd privileges", "Inl ur'mg man", "foreign r prise.", ^foreign capital", "Bahamian I. bour", "the people's m f< r," and all the clap-tn p of 1 ip oratory. (N. 1 in*of y< r 011 respondei remarl i in youi columi 1 few 'issues ago, that hi .; nibted if we knew sufficient about Gas to dis cuss it at all, and | endorse that remark. I do not pro fess to be possessed of an\ but the men si elementary kn< PW ledge of (his for illuminating and 1 ooking purpos I know that the manufacture and supplyof Gas are rt gulated by a number and variety of legislative* enact ments in the Mother Country and other countries. Jt j s but reasonable to S up| thai improvements in t| method <>f manufacture and the substances used bam taki n plat < since Ihe intrfl dui lion ol (ias, which mini mist s much of the nuisance it first treat' d Pitt oafc cunnel coal, ret-in e^H, tor nnd lats of all kinds )< son e of the best substances employrT ed, and with tlie pro*giessivej character of this age, \\ \ t impossible to linul till I \ tent of improvt mi nl gi 1 11 ally. But who ol us knoi anything 1 bout it ? It maj be that "< c from 1 South," is possessed ol a 0 mpleti up to date km Ihi subject, and it is to be regiettt d in sue li^case that, he had not favour' d us with spi 1 ific inforraatii n, in dol 1 i' In 1 -' \ agai it -, and then at tat In d his real na l thereto ; then il.e public >uld have been in a posi tion to ne the prt value of his know h dge. In dealing with this impi rti nl subji cl ol (ias or ii" ". we want facts and figui not romani 1 I hi w w I.ether sut li an nit rpi ise in our Ish nd will bea benefit either to the pool man, or %  to the rich man 01 to an) man, 01 to the 1 ommuuity gi nerally. I have no doubl that ii^Le 1 if a pi ivale st ft^e of this nature, the pt 1 k< i a few, a vei y few outsidi ri w ill gt t In a\ it r, but 1 "in. 11. pot r man." Shi that gag 'One from the South". We need not get ( -v j|, d or worrii d over the Petitii n, 1 ausi we know how such documt nis an manipulati d. I am not opposed to any enti rprise v, hu h 1 think will "bent fii the poor man", nor am I going to bow clown and worshi| the pooi man, or any other class, '). F. T. S. s that some radical is always I) to 1 ppose .anything for the good of that dow n trodden (lass Might I point out to him that, a radical is not nlwat s an object of reI 1I1; that is onh the lowest grade, and it is largely from'tlie ranks of the "poor man" that its recruits are obtained. Chauncey Depew says: "Educated intelligent!



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Ice ps radicalism within proA French firs! line trench limits, and forces it to and slopes on the West of Le oonserve the highest purposes, Mort Horn me have bet n capbvharnessing it.to the Car tured by the Germans while '•I I'i :-• ^" the French have taken two \If. h'litor, let no one German trenches on the road troublV himself about that [from Esnes to Haucourt. petition in possession of Mr. I Numerous German attacks i : Matthews. Vou know, have been repulsed. Berlin know, We all know how reports that more than 1,300 ri ipular |i( til 1 11 •are manu factured, they are all very I)-' irlj -Brummagea Apologetically Your*, ELEC l'( >R Southern I>istr 11 1 mst I ;ris. Radiograms Maj 23rd, 1916. I,ondon, J I : -The Russians achieved in part one of theii ni MM objei ives in Asiatii Tin Key, by joining of hands with tii.British n g h t in %  the links on the With out Prelimin announcement and ap p irently quite unexpected!) a ion e 1 >f Russian cavalry ;il b ild .mil adventurous rid'' has foi in(1 a junction with the British (Jeneral Gor nny; on the right 1) ink of IpT li^ris in the n fii m of K'it el \'n ir.i where onlj cently a British Fon e. undei ( %  net il Iownshend afl 1 >ng teige was forced to apitulate to the Turks. II >w tlic Russians made their advance \\ hether along the Hgris Valley past Bag 'I 'I 01 down through Persia his not been made known. icident with their arrival however comes a report that the Turks have evacuat1 Bethaiessa their advanced p >St on the right bank of the Tigris and also have l"st to the British their Dujaillam redoubt. I'etrograd also says Russians are keeping their advance on Mosul. Around Verdun the lightin. r between the French and the Germans continues with great violence especially 1.' tween the Avacourt Wood and the River Mouse Northwest of the fortress. I i' ncn were taken prisoners and that ,, ,„.„ | line ^ U ns and 8 cannon were captured iu the region of LeMort Homme. Northeast of the fortress the French h ive taken from the( iermans the Haudremont quail ii 1, M irathon, Texas, 21:— Army officer s here tonight were investigating a report brought from Boquillas by a II uck driver that Vaqui IDdians were in the rear of Major Langhornes cavalry detachmi nts and in a position to threaten it. IT' I was without official confii mation. :<>:-2J,tli May, 1916 I'.n is: Furious fighting con tinues on both banks of the Vl< il" I lie French have made further Rai.is A ithin Fort Douaum 'M' leaving only the North MI the hands of the lei mans Near Hill 304 two Uerman attacks were repulsed, isault occurred between Douaumont mid Thia niont where although the '. mans penetrated the French line their losses were so heavj that llie value of the gained ground was practically nothing 11 "jnn i j i bill the amendment designed to'passed over ; I wonder' grant women suffrage to the | You Islands. The bill then passed" BRI1 I virtual!} as intrndui 1 d. Washington:— l'r e si d en t Wilson sent to the State department a completed draft of the protest to England against the seizure of mails. It is un derstood that a copy also will he sent to France. May 25th, 1916. London: -Unofficial reports from Merlin say that Prince| Von Buclow is proceeding to Washington on a special mis lion for the Kaiser. Washington:—The state department know nothing of a visit bv Prince Von Buelow. London:— The German offensive against Verdun continues, accompanied by a powerful drive East of I.eMort llomme, V aris claims was unsuc the up Berlin: -The Austrians con tinue their offensive having crossed the Italian frontier at several points. Rome.— The Austrians are praising their attach with huge cannon dismounted from battleships. The greatest effort isdlr ectcd against Asiago Plateau where desperate fighting con tinues. The Italians hold all but one of the high peaks and despite the firy of the attack further Austrian advance seems impossible. Washington:— The house struck from the Porto Rican whicl cessful with the exception of slight penetration In the village of Cumieres. port Douaumont remains in the posession of the French who are gradually forcing the 1 iermans at this point. The Austrian offensive against Italy continues, the Indians falling ba< k in good ordt r on their main defenses. Furious Italian counter at tacks are reported with some at minoi points. The Russians continue their advance in Persia and have en tered Mesopotamia where a\ is, who f"i a number "f years wore proudlj the naval medal fm heroism in the Crim ean war, and drew a pension from the Imperial Government up to the time of his death, was "Elgin" ARROW COLLAR Made of a fil white Mai Madras--;! 1 tracti\ e novt that is in • form. ON SAJJ NASSAU'S BB81 REl VILER! CLUETT, P] ABO] < ., ino. MAKERS, TROY, N. V. U., £. A. C. L. LOFTHOUSE Exclusive A,-in Wanted ( ) ffice of Recruiting C >m mitteeNas a Ma; I' orty-lw o mi tirimplete 1 IK drafl 1 for the Bahamas ( on1 I'nit to the end of Ap Applicatiants ill be ;ittended to betw 1 11 the hours of 9 a in. and ', p.m. on any at the Com man 'awt's ofTici. R. H. C. CRAWFORD C liaii n an, Recruitii ( imsnittee. For Sale \ ; lantityofHOl 3EIIOLD 1 !l( tl i Set of Lawn Bowls my at 16 shillin W. II. West U



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%  • IS, Nvilllun fcddlCtlM |umro in veiba m&Ktstrl Beinu bound to iwcAr to the Oogma ol no Master, VOL, XIII. %  u. N. P.. B*h&n %  I !1VSUAV May, I \o. H.O Asquith Triumphs Again. £~NWi ihe British Prime ^*S Minister li.is come triuin pliant I) through ilia loi ni. I i i Northcliffe press has repeatedly inventi d en es that B to ( nd in the overthrow of the Asquith Ministry. Kre nil) iii' was > sk hands woul make m i ii us trou, Imt which disappear uudei touch %  >[ ih>: Pi line Minister. i Mr. \ • I i:i i llimserl frank I) III. ( I Hi %  l |ous< of Comm ins I J^t' '•' i a> i n "ii '.vim h If i' renci s in the 'III ', ,11,.| 111,It ||p s<: I)] prove unsurmountal I i< v days/or fui COIlS ill i tion, i ,i!l\ I !<> he III relation t' i. Mr. Asquith ha I al A.I y s held thai o iscription ild II l in in extreme conditions. I !< %  evidently thought that llir mo il for taking the p had nol j <•[ an ivi d fore tinexpiry of tin' dda\ foi which In' had asked, an "in jn,| statement wax issued to i i I I i ii 'lp'. risis had passed, I Cabinet had agi to a further postponement <>f c msci iption — anannouncemi nl that has given much satisfaction to tli-' country, for the bn aking up nf a Cabinet which is a ilition of all i>;i11n i would at lln | stagt of aliairs lie a dis aster. mi feature <>f the question is that Mr. Lloyd George has permitted him I,, in' placed in a position in wftcli his loyalty to the Prime tyim>t''r has !>aily d to address an %  ipen letti i to the Mim-ii i ol Munitions, accusing him ol insl Mr. Asquith, it is evident that then is a tn MIL; in the Libi ral ranks Mr. Lloyd > ndid -i i' i a Mm, 'i i I .''I us hope that u liali \ l i lias i (I the presi iii fi I' tion will itisfacti -i ilj explained, ami that ;:' relai ions b him and his colli agin s may I" n d ( ) i > i is %  ulai lj I:I<4 to find I Ii'' I i, Mr. Donar Law, li.i-~ gi\ en \h .Vpii tii Inai ct M] era lion < I or i i in the i lou-ha\ i slio ,.n a di~[iosil i ai to unr< nabl ticize the 1 i nent, and Mr. Law h is med ii n ssary to i sat ii • such ai t ai Ls H e re unf n I'll'hint droppi d b\ him I In' could po^retain his I •-lop of the party if such criti ntinued -• < ms to I had a whi'I %  < t. Journal of CcmtHei Wilson And Roosevelt. T I IE prospei t inGn asi g daily thai Woodrow Wilson i nd Theodon R osevell n ill I". 1 Ihe two gladiators for tin i tial Battle in the Ui it< d 51 in November As to Pi Wilson, tin re is no question, I le an i ival m the Ilemoci party. There is a general reali z .lion among Democrats t if he cannot w in thei v. ho can.' Mr. Roosevelt is bj no means Without opponi | Re| ubli .1 look with suspicii n, il not w ith • the man bolt in 1912, destroy" I whatevei hope of suci R |ui : '. i | I I i k e t o n o m i d Imd a pr< il able winn 1. I ey wi mlc gladly tak< I lughes, of the Supi tut, if he would BUthoi ize i i Ins name I re is a revival of eut'to noi Mr Root, bul il is not lil I I'i !'• %  is I up largeh A little w hili ii si en d thai a II Ilia I tl line l\' |'ii' i lirans nei I nol particularly • ti Mi I I'. The id< a 1 li< n %  ilitj ii, win and 0 veto 1 %  1 -lit indira lion that a ten of(hat I lr. R .ilt will nol 1 '_• 11 for his 1 u' 1 ose. It dial tin %  ale \ is tin 1 nr I himsi If II' "Id!: awakenit r> lo tl % %  fan lhal un It I he no Rp| m unitj and thai wilhoul unity I hen an be no hope • f FUCI SS in a conti Ii nt VVil son. R< I in tani lj mi nr of daold gin 1 g this si 1 ual ii 11 ami n lit foi I'. The rei 1 inn of 1 he Ni w Y Tril %  i f Repuhl I ai 1 s. in ', %  ant I I eie will still 1 ii lu< lanre I 111 nd ) a 11 in boom Rut Ihe now i that his nomination will 1 c pted as il %  I .\ir. \l: I fight it will F. A. Garner 52 Went n?.\ St. Received [< E ICan ned Pears, Peacl | Corn, Si I X S sorti I Milk, L lumj Peail 'I C\ I \\ In 1 \ and 1 .in Brazil N I Corned 1 t .Beel '• 'I Cam Cocoa, J H>.| tins, Cloves, C uti I burgi ik, Drj Mustard,] Ft nil Pit e Oil. O ., Olivti led Mi !'• ulii v I )n aud| I'.i I I ma to Ke tell I lade J nd 1 '1 v. Al I 1 For Hire H ORbli .md Buckbemrd I, iti 1 fitted up with al nil di ni coir \ saddli ng 1 luxpaeec. Satisfactii anleed. ntlicr pnrticulars. Apph at TRIBUNKi dii 1 7 "*IHs is in infoiit %  Ii t I 1 .r • orxni d m\ id am %  I Gem 1 K Slineii ill\, All wi Met hai ei P. \ II'


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IS,
Nvilllun fcddlCtlM |umro in veiba m&Ktstrl
Beinu bound to iwcAr to the Oogma ol no Master,
VOL, XIII.
u. N. P.. B*h&n I !1VSUAV May, I
\o. H.O
Asquith Triumphs Again.
~NWi ihe British Prime
^*S Minister li.is come triuin
pliant I) through ilia loi ni. I i
i Northcliffe press has
repeatedly inventi d en es that
B to ( nd in the overthrow
of the Asquith Ministry. Kre
nil) iii' was imaginary. asi nal
1''*' i< ti '. .mi] difli-
Cultil S which in l(->> sk
hands woul make m i ii us trou-
, Imt which disappear uudei
touch >[ ih>: Pi line
Minister. i Mr.
\ I i:i i llimserl frank I) iii.
( I Hi l |ous< of Comm ins I
J^t' '' i a> i n "ii '.vim h
If i' renci s in the
'III ', ,11,.| 111,It ||p s<: I)]
prove unsurmountal I i<
v days/or fui
COIlS ill i tion, i ,i!l\
.......I !<> he iii relation
t' i. Mr. Asquith
ha I al a.iys held thai o iscrip-
tion ild ii l in
in extreme conditions. I !< evi-
dently thought that llir mo
il for taking the
p had nol j <[ an ivi d
fore tin- expiry of tin' dda\ foi
which In' had asked, an "in jn,|
statement wax issued to i i
I I!i ii 'lp'. risis had passed,
I Cabinet had agi
to a further postponement <>f
c msci iption anannouncemi nl
that has given much satisfaction
to tli-' country, for the bn aking
up nf a Cabinet which is a
ilition of all i>;i11n i would
at lln | stagt of aliairs lie a dis
aster.
mi feature <>f the
question is that Mr. Lloyd
George has permitted him
I,, in' placed in a position in
wftcli his loyalty to the Prime
tyim>t''r has !> \v< en a I .il" i al i ol
prominent e ol Mi A. <
Gardinei,*ol the I.": don I >aily
d to address an
ipen letti i to the Mim-ii i ol
Munitions, accusing him ol
insl Mr. Asquith, it
is evident that then is a tn
mil; in the Libi ral ranks
Mr. Lloyd >
ndid -i i' i a Mm, 'i i
I .''I us hope that u liali \ l i lias
i (I the presi iii fi I' tion will
itisfacti -i ilj explained, ami
that ;:' relai ions b
him and his colli agin s may I"
n d
( ) i > i is
ulai lj i:i<4 to find I
Ii'' I i, Mr.
Donar Law, li.i-~ gi\ en \h .V-
pii tii In- ai ct m] era lion < I
or i i in the
i lou-- ha\ i slio ,.n a di~[iosil i ai
to unr< nabl ticize the
1 i nent, and Mr. Law h is
med ii n ssary to i sat ii
such aitai Ls here unf n
I'll'- hint droppi d b\ him I
In' could po^retain his I
-lop of the party if such criti
ntinued - < ms to I
had a whi'I < t.
- Journal of CcmtHei
Wilson And
Roosevelt.
TI IE prospei t inGn asi g daily
thai Woodrow Wilson i nd
Theodon R osevell n ill I".1 Ihe
two gladiators for tin i
tial Battle in the Ui it< d 51
in November As to Pi
Wilson, tin re is no question, I le
an i ival m the Ilemoci
party. There is a general reali
z .lion among Democrats t
if he cannot w in thei
v. ho can.' Mr. Roosevelt is bj
no means Without opponi |
Re| ubli
.1
look with suspicii n, il not w ith
the man
bolt in 1912, destroy" I whatevei
hope of suci R |ui: '.i
| I I i k e t o n o m i
'
d Imd a pr< il able winn 1.
I ey wi mlc gladly tak<
I lughes, of the Supi tut,
if he would BUthoi ize i i
Ins name I re is a revival of
eut'to noi Mr
Root, bul il is not lil
I I'i !' is
I
up largeh A little w hili
ii si en d thai a II Ilia I tl
line l\' |'ii'ilirans nei
I
nol particularly ti
Mi I I'. The id< a 1 li< n

ilitj ii, win
and
0 veto 1
1 -lit
indira lion
that a ten of(hat I
lr. R .ilt will nol
1 '_ 11 for his 1 u' 1 ose. It
. dial tin
ale
\ is tin 1
nr I himsi If II' "Id!:
awakenit r> lo tl fan lhal un
It I
he no Rp| m unitj and
thai wilhoul unity I hen
. an be no hope f fuci ss in a
conti Ii nt VVil
son. R< I in tani lj mi nr of da-
old gin 1 g this si 1
ual ii 11 ami n lit foi
I'. The rei
1 inn of 1 he Ni w Y Tril
'if Repuhl
I ai 1 s. in ',
ant I I eie will still
1 ii lu< lanre I
111 nd ) a 11
! in boom -
Rut Ihe now i -
that his nomination will
1 c pted as il
.
I
.\ir. \l: I
fight it will
F. A. Garner
52 Went n?.\ St.
Received [<
E. I- Can
ned Pears, Peacl |
Corn, Si i X' s
sorti I
Milk, L lumj
Peail 'I C\ I
\\ In
1 \
and 1 .in
, Brazil N I
Corned 1 t .Beel
' ' 'I
Cam Cocoa, J H>.|
tins, Cloves, C uti I
burgi ik, Drj Mustard,]
Ft nil Pit e Oil. O
., Olivti led Mi
!' ulii v I )n aud|
I'.i I I ma
to Ke tell I lade J
nd 1 '1 v.
Al
I 1
For Hire
HORbli .md Buckbemrd !
I, iti 1 fitted up with al
nil di ni coir \
saddli ng 1 luxpaeec.
Satisfactii anleed.
! ntlicr pnrticulars.
Apph at
TRIBUNKi dii 1 .
7"*IHs is in infoiit

Ii t I 1 .r orxni d m\
. id am
I
Gem 1 K
Slineii ill\, All wi
Met hai ei
P. \ II'


L. OILBRRT DUPOOB,
Editor and Proprietor.
01 KICK:
Corner Shirley & Charlotte Sts
Nomau, S. /., Bahmmtu
'PBONI 2BO. P. 0. HOX IOS.
PUBLISHED DAILY
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PAYABLE IN Ai>\ \\< ;
1 I '!-: ->.x pence pei line
l wtioni three i-ence pei line
tot second ki-ci ti.ii; ai. i iiaC
ubaqueut in*erti
A'ivciti^cnieiits tinder eight linei *.
Zhc Zxwunc
Thurelny. May 25. 1916
.. Empire Day 1916, should
live long fa the memories of
opleorasweshoud
aid, in the memories
.. ; P'e of the Bahamas
re has the message
"'. Empire spoken in such
stirring tones. Our th
Contingent is on its way to
Frnt and we are glad
1 Jice that others are corn-
forward and bur gifts
both incashand in kind have
1 ll I'b' ral and ch erfully
ind will be is ch. er-
. n ts long as then
Vesl the word "Em-
a new and deeper
1 n now.W. havebeen
I to asense of our
Jangei and our responsibili-
,: '"ii most of all to the
P ""' fact thai we are part
>fc il Empire the
"' has ever known. May
Bahamians ever be true
l"their trust, and alive to
' privileges ind duti.
I' itish subjects.
' 1 I ne'er may we ihe laurels
'Our fathers gained of yore!"
day was celebrated in a
ppropriate manner par
', larly (he proceedings on
II ibrary Green, which cot ,
I' [ of the gathering of
School childr nand the
m general, to listen to
'! His Excellency
1 and the Chair
man <>f the Hoard of Education
the Rev. Daniel Wilshere. The
band stand was gaily decked
with bunting, and a large
gathering of representative peo
pie, among them the Gubcrna
torial party were seated there
one.
The speeches, which will be in
eluded in our Saturday's issue,
were brief and to the point, and
punctuated with merited ap
plause. The children rendered
three songs, and Ihe excellence
ol the singing proved that their
teachers had Spared no pains in
in their training. The, Police
band also played selection-,
! the singing of "God Save
King," led by the band.
Wat singularly effective. The
Boy Scouts .md Girl Guides
were present, and their uniforms
added to the "Empire Day ef
fe>t of the proceedings. "Sandy"
- there too, and he looked
the very incarnation of Empire
in his brilliant uniform. We
saw one of our respected citi
zens. who is always considerate
; of the feeling-, of otneis, and
whose inherent modesty and
love of doing good by stealth,
forbidsour mentioning his name
1 pushing a crippled child ill a
wheel chair so that the little
sufferer might share tlio pit a
of its more fortunate fellows.
vVt iveri 'nl for that hu
man touch w liich the thought
fulness of our fi [end added to
; iroceedii ;-
NOTICE:"The Telegrah
Office will be open from 8.30
to 10 am. ton I lay,
:o:
Owing to lack <>f space we
regn t that a numl im
municitions are unavoidably
held over till our Saturday's
Issue
27th M 13 1 ,16.
To the Editi 1 of The Tribune
Sir,
I had not intended to in
teres' myself in any way in
the discussion on the I'.
quest ion, becaust I anticii
led thai some animal ebulli
tion would be the natural
:ution as between the
pros et cons, and a calm dis-
on impossible.
"One from th South" has
opened his month, find one
set s th ma llv
eager to sprnn I its, if in fiei v
denunciation over the col-
umn! of the much edited
Tribune, of a faction dishon-
est and domineering, unwil
ling to lose the power it has
held so long, because there
is a presage of prosperity for
that much oppressed stalk ing
horse"the labouring man.
A cast of the mountain in |
labour yon I :..>w. Your
correspondent possesses a
knowledge which unfortu-
nately is far from univi rsal,
and it is ol a peculiar chai -
acter. He denies any know-1
It dge "of such an industry",
nnd yel a bust s at length all
who oppose u. 1 tell you
Sir, that under the skillful
handling of a recent addi-
tion to the outer bar, the
extent of hi- knowledge
would In- dis i sed bounded
on all four sides by ignor
ance. Someold time phili
pher has told us something
about the impetuosity i
certain class, who attempt
that which celestial hi
contemplate- from their em-
pyrean abode w ith reverant e
and awe as fai too sacred foi
ev< n tl tten their wings.
It won' l>e illu mnaling to
know v he re G'u I 1 om< s in ;
cert. Lcni ati d
behind 1 he pp< .- rs of the
Gas si heme. Hncki eyed,
and party cry logans 1
freely houtt d, e.g. "infring
ing rights nnd privileges",
"Inl ur'mg man", "foreign
r prise.", ^foreign capital",
"Bahamian I. bour", "the
people's m f< r," and all the
clap-tn p of 1 ip oratory.
(n. 1 in*- of y< r 011 res-
pondei remarl i in youi
columi 1 few 'issues ago,
that hi .; nibted if we knew
sufficient about Gas to dis
cuss it at all, and | endorse
that remark. I do not pro
fess to be possessed of an\
but the men si elementary
kn< pw ledge of (his for illum-
inating and 1 ooking purpos
I know that the manu-
facture and supplyof Gas are
rt gulated by a number and
variety of legislative* enact
ments in the Mother Country
and other countries. Jt js
but reasonable to Sup|
thai improvements in t| ,
method <>f manufacture and
the substances used bam
taki n plat < since Ihe intrfl
dui lion ol (ias, which mini
mist s much of the nuisance'
it first treat' d Pitt oafc
cunnel coal, ret-in e^H, tor nnd
lats of all kinds )< son e of
the best substances employrT
ed, and with tlie pro*giessivej
character of this age, \\ \t
impossible to linul till I \
tent of improvt mi nl gi 1 11
ally. But who ol us knoi
anything 1 bout it ?
It maj be that "< c from
1 South," is possessed ol a
0 mpleti up to date km
Ihi subject, and it is
to be regiettt d in sue li^case
that, he had not favour' d us
with spi 1 ific inforraatii n, in
dol 1 i' In1-' \ agai it -, and
then at tat In d his real na l
thereto ; then il.e public
>uld have been in a posi
tion to ne the prt
value of his know h dge. In
dealing with this impi rti nl
subji cl ol (ias or ii" ".
we want facts and figui
not romani 1 I hi w w I.ether
sut li an nit rpi ise in our
Ish nd will bea benefit either
to the pool man, or to the
rich man 01 to an) man, 01
to the 1 ommuuity gi nerally.
I have no doubl that ii^Le
1 if a pi ivale st ft^e
of this nature, the pt 1 k< i
a few, a vei y few outsidi ri
w ill gt t In a\ it r, but 1
"in. 11. pot r man." Shi
that gag 'One from the
South".
We need not get (-v j|, d
or worrii d over the Petitii n,
1 ausi we know how such
documt nis an manipulati d.
I am not opposed to any
enti rprise v, hu h 1 think will
"bent fii the poor man", nor
am I going to bow clown and
worshi| the pooi man, or any
other class, '). F. T. S. s
that some radical is always
I) to 1 ppose .anything for
the good of that dow n trod-
den (lass Might I point
out to him that, a radical is
not nlwat s an object of re-
I 1I1; that is onh the low-
est grade, and it is largely
from'tlie ranks of the "poor
man" that its recruits are
obtained. Chauncey Depew
says: "Educated intelligent!


Ice ps radicalism within pro- A French firs! line trench
limits, and forces it to and slopes on the West of Le
oonserve the highest purposes, Mort Horn me have bet n cap-
bvharnessing it.to the Car tured by the Germans while
'I I'i :-^" the French have taken two
\If. h'litor, let no one German trenches on the road
troublV himself about that [from Esnes to Haucourt.
petition in possession of Mr. I Numerous German attacks
i : Matthews. Vou know, have been repulsed. Berlin
know, We all know how reports that more than 1,300
ri ipular |i( til 1 11 - are manu
factured, they are all very
I)-' irlj -Brummagea
Apologetically Your*,
ELEC l'( >R
Southern I>istr 11
1 mst
I ;ris.
Radiograms
Maj 23rd, 1916.
I,ondon, ji: -The Russians
achieved in part one of theii
ni mm objei ives in Asiatii
Tin Key, by joining of hands
with tii.- British n g h t in .
the links on the
With out Prelimin
announcement and ap
p irently quite unexpected!)
a ion e 1 >f Russian cavalry ;il
! b ild .mil adventurous
rid'' has foi in- (1 a junction
with the British (Jeneral Gor
nny; on the right 1) ink of
IpT li^ris in the n fii m of
K'it el \'n ir.i where onlj
cently a British Fon e. undei
(' net il Iownshend afl
1 >ng teige was forced to
- apitulate to the Turks.
II >w tlic Russians made
their advance \\ hether along
the Hgris Valley past Bag
'I 'I 01 down through Persia
his not been made known.
icident with their arri-
val however comes a report
that the Turks have evacuat-
1 Bethaiessa their advanced
p >St on the right bank of the
Tigris and also have l"st to
the British their Dujaillam
redoubt.
I'etrograd also says
Russians are keeping
their advance on Mosul.
Around Verdun the light-
in.r between the French and
the Germans continues with
great violence especially 1.'
tween the Avacourt Wood
and the River Mouse North-
west of the fortress.
I i' ncn were taken prisoners
and that ,, ,. |line ^Uns
and 8 cannon were captured
iu the region of LeMort
Homme.
Northeast of the fortress
the French h ive taken from
the( iermans the Haudremont
quail ii 1,
M irathon, Texas, 21:
Army officer s here tonight
were investigating a report
brought from Boquillas by a
II uck driver that Vaqui Id-
dians were in the rear of Ma-
jor Langhornes cavalry de-
tachmi nts and in a position
to threaten it.
IT' I was without
official confii mation.
- :<>:--
2J,tli May, 1916
I'.n is: Furious fighting con
tinues on both banks of the
Vl< il" I lie French have made
further Rai.is a ithin Fort Dou-
aum 'M' leaving only the North
mi the hands of the
' lei mans Near Hill 304 two
Uerman attacks were repulsed,
isault occurred be-
tween Douaumont mid Thia
niont where although the '.
mans penetrated the French
line their losses were so heavj
that llie value of the gained
ground was practically noth-
ing
11 "jnniji
bill the amendment designed to'passed over; I wonder'
grant women suffrage to the | You
Islands. The bill then passed" BRI1 I
virtual!} as intrndui 1 d.
Washington: l'r e si d en t
Wilson sent to the State depart-
ment a completed draft of the
protest to England against the
seizure of mails. It is un
derstood that a copy also will
he sent to France.
May 25th, 1916.
London: -Unofficial reports
from Merlin say that Prince|
Von Buclow is proceeding to
Washington on a special mis
lion for the Kaiser.
Washington:The state de-
partment know nothing of a
visit bv Prince Von Buelow.
London:The German offen-
sive against Verdun continues,
accompanied by a powerful
drive East of I.eMort llomme,
V
aris claims was unsuc
the
up
Berlin: -The Austrians con
tinue their offensive having
crossed the Italian frontier at
several points.
Rome.The Austrians are
praising their attach with huge
cannon dismounted from battle-
ships. The greatest effort isdlr
ectcd against Asiago Plateau
where desperate fighting con
tinues. The Italians hold all
but one of the high peaks and
despite the firy of the attack
further Austrian advance seems
impossible.
Washington:The house
struck from the Porto Rican
whicl
cessful with the exception of
slight penetration In the village
of Cumieres.
port Douaumont remains in
the posession of the French
who are gradually forcing the
1 iermans at this point.
The Austrian offensive against
Italy continues, the Indians
falling ba< k in good ordt r on
their main defenses.
Furious Italian counter at
tacks are reported with some
at minoi points.
The Russians continue their
advance in Persia and have en
tered Mesopotamia where airy icoutshave effected a junc
'ion with the British.
In the Caucasus the Turks arc
stubbornly resisting the Rut
sinus who are advancing not
Withstanding heavy counter at
'arks.
:o.
To the Editor ol the 'Tribune"
Dear Sir,
I noticed that the graves of
the soldiers and sailors of the
King, in the Western Cemetry,
were all decorated on Tuesday
by the Ladiesol the city. There
was, however, one notable ex
ception. The grave of that
well know n veteran Jeffi rson
I >a\ is, who f"i a number "f
years wore proudlj the naval
medal fm heroism in the Crim
ean war, and drew a pension
from the Imperial Government
up to the time of his death, was
"Elgin"
ARROW
COLLAR
Made of a fil
white Mai
Madras--;! 1
tracti\ e novt
that is in
form.
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Stew
6d. per tin
For Washing up, after
Kirkman's Borax
Soap
12oz for 3d.
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Any defective shingles 1 an !>< returned.
Also cheaper grade in Bt
April 61I1. 1916 C. C. SAI N<|ERS.
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trouble the housewife. Her interest is centtew on
the fact that, thanks to Sunlight Soap, the Terrors
of wash-day have become quite extinct. With
SUNLIGHT
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as a helper the wash is
quickly over. Labour is
reduced by its usetime
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are preserved.
Si m.u.h 1 SoAP does the
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