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> L. OUBRRT DOPUOH, Editor and Proprietor. OKKICK: Corner Shirley & Chtvrlolte Ste I /'., Bahama* 'PHONB HO. P, o. BOX 168. PUBLISHED DAILY RATES I l-'i iday— |tl HI I I hursil.i.11,-I.copy nl :1"i I. in-, ili-i inn ts mi.in eiiilll line. ,-. A CORRECTION OF A CORRECTION We regret the silly blunder that appeared in the corrections to the communication of' Pro Ecclesia et Patria", in our yesterday's issue. The amended correction is "ex|cept" should be "expect"'. Miss Eunice Gibson; Mes dames Majeeha larah, Aila Hoodie; Mr. R. C. Hall. Dear Mr. Editor, Grant me a small sprue in your columns, that I may make a short humble reply to thai masterpiece of literature lhat appeared signed Extract of a letter from ("Grieved" in your Saturday's Fred L.Myers and Son, Ja-|' ssu maica.' l ls a P' ,v *"• Editorthat this poor chap should be 50 ttbe Cclbune Tv:u lay. June 6. 1916 Alter tlie gloomy tone of e of the early cables with ird to the recent Naval igement, ihe latest -' a great relief. sMinists had it all Iheii i way for a time, and it about wagging tlieir Is, and t iking a morbid in toy ing "1 fold you e lii itish Empire .s" on is I ist le^s; ourarmies have d< ted v '-oiues '/ defeat We in \ ei tho i iiuv prog* %  i %  %  i us, and we niei on 1 thai when tie full %  of (Ins |;ij,| great Irih of our \'avy is told, it we t" be a narrative ; i ing heroism, and one h will enhance the R ]. idy high opinion in which is Naval Servii e isnl• I i I' :t Ihe price had |0 be 'I. and ;i I i<;i \ y pi j, %  j| We do not grumble at %  i"ss of die sinps, i 1"' r. pl;ii ed. Itlll Ihe I' HOWS who died ,|eng us from the invader levei he leplai ed. I "II foi the brnve," lie brave (hit are now no rjiore," All sunk beneath the wave." 21 si May 19 if). 1 his letter is being dictated at offil e 011 Sunday, and we are all now 'ikining our eyes' for the arrival of the Third Bahamas Contingent. .TheCaptain of an auxiliary ; motor Schooner that arrived here from Halifax yesterday afternoon told one of our di eply grieved and all hi cause he do< S not mind his own business; it is reallj nous that one of our fellow citizens (n gV nlleman of course, by his impolite n ft*i • em < to the weakei 1 \ (should risk his health to such an i x tent bj ucli gi ieving. lb asks "Has the EpiscO lieutenants that he passed pal Church any desire fort lie two sail ing.vessels about 30 j well being of any othei miles east of Jamaica, and these are believed to be the "Zfllars" and ihe"KateStur rilp". I I is! \< ellelley l| e GOV a n expressed his di sire to meet the Contingent 1 \n ar n\al, and we have e\e.y thing planni il in anticipn toin, so as to give ihe boys n good ri ception Unfortun ately, il has not been possi is bh i" set a fixed date I their an ival, and so oill com mil le \\ ho haie this mattei in hand mav have lo vary their plans sniiiew hat. If they arrive INKtomorrow, there will be a large numl er to welcome llu in; but ill anv eyent you mav he quite they will gel an enihusi reception, and be made lo feel that Jamaica, in common with others, appreciate fullv the sat rifice tin se mi n are making." — :<>: — n 1 1st bv sh< K llieir native BAHAMAS CONTINGENT The nflieial hi tiding nf die B iliamns C"Jii ( %  < fit w ill lake place AI t n'clnVk this afternoon at Messrs Fred-L. Myers & Son's •"11 %  >r Wharf. Ilis Exrelli il.p < ". %  .v ei HIT, we mule 1 si a no, H ill Inpii-"nil. :o; I'llP f.i|l."-iiiL' |l isvrii'ji is ;ir rivi'd bv 1 lie W.i 1 d I i'H S, S "Epi ram i,'S>n Suiitinj June, 5 Church of Christ." As n member of the Anglo Catho lie Church 1 venture t. "No, the one true Catlfole Church of hi ist has as on< of its special aims the sup p 1 s5 ion 1 'I 'ill I alse d< -et rine, I lei S) and iinbeln I lie calls the Church h\ po critical, my nnswi r in th.it "(A '-lie and j a 'i MS '(11 ii \ i d', tin H 's room foi one inH Ihv pOCl ite." Thanking \ ou Mr. Editor, Yours "A CATHOLIC Radiograms 5 h June, |.| d. London 3; — Latest ri ports from the British fleet from neutralvessi Is whi< h witni ss ed parts of Hie MO at naval battle in North Sea and from sun i\ors cause the Itritish public lo believe that the engagement was nut so ni n a defeat as -it first appeared and itl n" wise a disaster. The British losses with all the craft engaged Accounted for were thn < %  bat tl e Gleaner'Bulletin, A/a v awritf*! &<-•*, ,l "" rruisers and 1 i-jlii <|i si royi is. The (i< 1 Man (i 5' f S are I e iievi d to halve been about the same number of ships although a much less aggregate of tonna.ee. British naval expi rts main tain that Gnat Britain con tinues to hold iai y of the sea by a saleVfiai in and that hei enormous navy nuld better afford the losses it sustained than could the smalh 1 Germany establish men'. Tlii first reports of the I life unhappily have not bi en revise ("neat Britain mourns for nn re than .] 000 f hei best seamen and the w holi nation isoppressi d with sadness which is reflei I ed in the faces of all thi |e of I ondon. There were some six thousand nan on tinships which sank and only a few bundled have lii en saved. Of the live largest ships which wen; undei w ith a eompl' nn nt of more than ., 1 a onlj even junioi is and a few seana n wen r< cued. \ e \dmiral Reai Admir al the lb nourable Hoiai i Lamber I loi id, •-. %  • ml in maud in Su Da\ id Beat ty andCaptains Sow ei bj Ci j and Prowse were h a^vi".h main ollu i I : "-PF" sunei dei s and ihe -\\ \ s w hi< Ii v\ei.t d<>wn can ied with thi m virtually Iheii win PWS. ()nly il e Warrior which was tnwed pait wi j from 'I e scene ol battle to a British poi t w aan x< i ption. Vice Admiral Beattj com mandii I battle i ruisi > squadron pn sunial b or] bis old flag ship the Lion was again in the thick of the -ac lion Every arm of the most p.iw ei IMI naval ai fare was einphiv 1 d: batthships, cruis eis, torpedo*boats, destroy 11 s, siibiiiaiiin s and evr n /' ppelins. The great battle had four phases: the lust opened at 3.161p.m when our battle cruisers at a range of six miles joined i 1 1 ion with G er man battle cruisers. Shortly afterwards the second phase began with ihe arrival on both -id's of battleships, ^e 1



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Germans arriving first but before their arrival our three battle cruiser* had been blown up supposedly the re suit of gunfirad (,se although oossibly theyUjet their fate fr in torpedoes. Such close range fighting with battle cruisers might be criticized as bad tactics but our fie it following the tradition of the navy went out to engage the enemy and on account of weathercondi trons could do so only at a sh )it range. I'lie third phase w is the engagement ol b ittleships which never was m (re than partial. This ph ise included a running fighl as the German die.id n lughts fled tow.ird theii b i I. mdon 3: The German, drea In ni-:iit Westfalen <>f 18. I HIS 1,1. v en added to the lily growing lists of ve MI ik in the great 11 ival en in > ii off .lull 111*1. according \<< from Berlin which llie 1; M 11 in admiralty '<1 m ts the loss of tins warship, \ lit ions in 1 He e irlier p ot of I IV v ., %  iiir. German :miser I. ling dis ila :iiig betw< en 1 000 and 5 o m Ions and the II itish I -, % %  : .ye.i si 11';. \'e nlv all Hi %  1 gm> 11 limed the destroj ers I. %  > 1 Ion, 1 : -Six Zpp >lins p irticipat td in the naval en gagemenl off the coast of Jut. land Wednesday according to a I >p itch jrom Copenhagen to the I) lily \l til, one of the dirigibles, Hie I14, was hit sevei il times and badly damag ed, the rep >rl savs, but she was able to o'e'h the Schleswig cons'. Several of her men were .v 11 11' 1 and all of her supplies had to be thrown overboard. —:o: — June 6th, 1916. London, 5th. Governor, Bahamas. Official N'ews: At Verdun the enemy continued making some progi' On the British front there is greater activity especially Southeast of Ypres where the enjmy penetrated our line to A depth of 700 yards. Canadians, after severe fight j ing, recovered much of the lost ground. I he enemy los* ses were heavy. In Italy the Austrian attacks on Adi ige front continu d. The enemy occupied Arsiero. \siago. Fui ther attempts at a! van* e wen 1 e pulsed. Austrian reports foreshadow a Russian offensive. General Smuts force captured the '-lit rent lied po 11n ir it Mihoi In mi. In the Con :asus the Russ us h.i\ e withdrawn Irom Mamakotun salient. (Signed) BONAR LAW London: I he Admiralty announces that }}i "ffi 1 ers were lost in the Jutland naval battle. Despatches from Verdun indicate that trje fighting continues with undiminished violence. I he < iermans repeated their attacks in the region of Vaux and Dam[oup but weir unsuccessful in all assaults. The Fitnch continued to hold Fort Vaux despite the Get man assault. I'lie situ ition around I >ouamoot is 1111. hanged. Copenhagen:—A despatch from Riba, Jutland, states that the German battlecruis erSeydlitz was sighted Th u rs day near Fano Islands pur sued by a number of Bril ish ships. P( irograd: Our troo ps were successful in the Dviusk region capturing German po sitions and 13. 000 prisoners. I'lie Caucasus situation is un changed. Chicago:A large delegation has arrived for the He publican national conven iion which opens Wednesday The situation is character ized by uncertainty and 1 of the leaders are willing In predict the outcome. Old Gyard Republicans are using eveiy method to defeat Roosevelt and have of fered a list of five candidates to the progressives for endorsement. Major General Leonard Wood is mentioned asa compromise candidate. Roosevelt howev 11 seems to i ontrol the (situation with the menace ol a third party candidate, which w n u I d again split the Republican vote. 6th June 1916. London, 1:—'I be British Admiralty tonight issued a statement saying there was the strongest grounds for the belief that the British nav} iii the battle with Germans off Jutland last week had ac counted for a total of 18 (',< 1 man men of war and that tlnre was nothing to add to' or sub'iat from the 01 iginal statement of the British l< The statement gave the German losses as 2 battle ships, 2 dreadnaught battle cruisers, 4 light cruisers, nine torpedo boat destroyers and .me submarine. The pessimism which pre vailed as a r< suit of the d iniraltjoriginal state: < nt of losses which is consider* d to have been needh ssly candid and conser\ ative in under estimating the extent of the German loss< s as compared with those of Gnat Britain, has been greatly II sscued by the latest statement. \ despatch from Copenha gerl says rumours are cui rent in Hamburg that two addi lional Get man warships than those announced in the Gcr man communication, the battleship Westfalen and the battle cruiser LutZOW were sunk in the battle. \ wireless despatch r< ceiv ed here Saturday from Berlin s ml the German \dmi rally admitted the loss of the V\' ifal. 11. I he admiralty statement tonight decl I Ihnl the ( 'iermans losses in the fight vere not only r< Intively but dulelv greati 1 than those ot the British. Maintaining ite^Ke caution the td mi rait) refrains from fivil names of the lost Gem, ships. Further efforts of the G mans to get through 1 French are unavailing. 1 region of Vaux and Damh 1 Northwest of Verdun been the scene of fui th< tile attempts of the Gi to pierce the French lin< All the attacks w< pulsed by French fire 1 • a night attack betwei n 1 loup and Fort Vaux the Germans obtain* hold in French trench* tin se however they W( re in mediately driven out b> 1 ounler-attack. NOTICE. '1 0 ALL WHOM IT MAY ( I D ISTRICT Cuand Of ol District No. 3 Bahamas of the G. G. A Of B. and S. of L.OVI Charity are as follows: Jas. A. Knc.wlts, D.G.W Ernest A. Lightbourn, 1 G. S. Win. Sh pherd, D. D. M. F. Anderson, G.G. Inspi 1 I or. The above arc the on! thorized offii < rs. Attested. A. J. h HI G. W S. Per.J. R. KNOWLES, I i D. W. s. Patriotic Cone C i >MSIS1 ING el MM nn st famous C Sonjjs elf-i w 'l' ,Jt *' VI ", "' \< INliS' -' hool room on 'I 1. ,1,,\ tv< nlng, 13th JunVhe Police Band will attendant e. Proceeds i' 1 Bid <>f BaI \;, ,\ Ci H Fund. Doors open *t 7.30p.m.. mence at 8 15 p m. Tjcki ts is. nnd is 6. CAUTION:— Pleass lei 1 tickets in good time vour seat may he rtservi 1 A. DESTOUP Man rl Advertise in The Tribune



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r 66 MEN Office of Recruiting Committee, Nassau, ;id June, [916. ARE required for the drafts !<,r the Bahamas Contingent Unit to the end of the presi nt month. Recruits will, on enlistment, be paid two shillings (2/) a 1I.1;, md will bi supplied with uniform. ('"urlhei inlormntion as regards duration of service, Be pan lion allowance, pension &c, will be gladly given by the Co nnndant nt his -ffice at ihe Barracks on am day between thl tours <>f 9 nnd 3 o'clock. • fhe i /, liars" lia& afain left [amaica for Nassau nnd will 1 all probability be leaving foi Jan aica 1 tha ei -• it month. The Recruiting Committee hope nt > I come forward to make up the number required abo< led, -•DRINKWelch's Grape uui$e. R. II. C CR WVFORD, Chairman. Reciu tine Committi e. LOGWOOD SISAL R.J. BOWE Commission Merchant. (-took sold at 5 p.c. Commission) l.ogwoi (1 sold m .•_'. p ,. according to quantity |s:| l s 'Id ''it i ', |>. c according lo quantity ''.'' ;||,;1 t*nrefill attention givvn to nil consign m< nts I 't!i. es: 2 D \ S i Alfred's Wharf Chi istii' : \c.ii Cih Mai I;. I. STOCK PRODUCE Phone £14 East Bay St. Chas. E. Bethell Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Ales Wines Spirits PRICES : irts, 2s. 3d. each. Pints, Is. 4d., 15s. per doz. h Pints, 9d. 8s. 6d. pei doz. 1 Pints, 5d. 4s. 6d. pei doz. T BLACK S 222 Bay St. AND The Nassau Candy Kitchen Opp. Hotel Colonial. Heat Eat It's Great R al Scarlet Beef Stew 6d. per tin For Washing up. after Kirkman's Borax Soap 12oz. for 3d. At The New York House The Tribune, for Modern Printirtg



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Ntllltua mldii Itis |virnre in veibk mi-iMiilrl Blnn bound lo swear to the Dogmas of no Master. VOL, XIII. "ft.naauN. P.. !lhmm 1 V. 3DAY June. 6 1 .16 No.HO French Win Back Ground At Verdun. LONDON, May 27. The in U nse struggle for small gains goes on at Verdun. I he I rent h ^ ar I rffli e rep n is loday sue1 %  ssrul operations on a small ile mi in,Hi sides ol the \h use. French troops, the Paris tin nouncements say, have U themselves back into Cumii n s "ii the left haul; ol the Metise .1 id also advanced in the u ({round pass igeways in the regh >n "II' "i urn lit. South <>f l.c" M011 I lomme 1 iv< 1,1! st c~^f iei in.in treni lies H ere i'-^Bd. I'he Merlin si 1l1.1t French tumps ent< red Cu miei fS, bui dei lares thej were driv< 11 "in .1 gain French at In ks in iiiI ) luaumoi t re are repoi ted. SUM-' May 23, the I i'i 111.111 st a tern nt saj -. 48 "Hi c'l^ and 1,943 IIH 11 li.i\ e been captured in the Douaumont lighting. In''"has been mi re activity on tin Mi itish front, at cording to tonight's rep rt Mining operations •• %  lid art illi n duels have been cai 1 ied on, bui with out an) l .1 '.:• %  infantry actions. The official communication issued by 11KPreach War Office tonight reads: Smith ol tlie Somme the con rentraied fire of our batteries destroyed several slielters of the enomyand damaged his tren In Champagne both artillery forces were very nctiv e in the sector! "( Ville-sui -Tour-be, I B hure>, and Navarin, About 6 o'clock iii the evening tlie (ier our counterattacks drove them out complcti < hi the left I-., n l; of the Me use tin n was fighting with artillef) and teen :h guns "i the Avocourt wood and in the eclor ol I HI] I'o tlie southwest of l.i 'J I %  111111 •w e capl uredsi ral M'. 1 ii 1 g of in in h, s .-in,! in ide about hit> pris 111 rs. The nu 111 D< 1 ol prisoners cap tured in the course of our HI tack on Cumii n has e irhed about 100, I >\ o machine guns 1 etnaiin d in nui ham On the right haul, tl <• bom bardn ent has hi 1 n maintained with inti nsitv in 1 In r< gi n nf I lau Iromont I U u lumnnt, In rtl t of the Thiau mont farm we made appcei table 1 [ress in the course of the da) In the VVoevre there was a r 1 ipn cal boml ardmen) in the lors at the Fool of the M< use lulls. The test of the French n| %  il statemi 111 of this nil follows: I > I i!ie left haul; of the Rji , Mi us'-in iro< ps j esterday evening attacked the \ illagi of Ciiini' 11 i and the German 1 tions to the w st. After a fero CJOuSttruggle Wfe penetrated the eastern part of the village and occupied severalGerman trench es to tlie northwest of Cumieri A violent counterattack by the enemy did not result in dis lodging us from the occupii d positions. To the cast of I Ii|| 504 I'n nchl our trenches in tin vicinity "f Fort I touaumont was di liven 11 with enei gj /esterday aftern 1 n at I o'clock. This movement w aomph lelj repulsi d. The night was marked b> in 1 ivity "ii the part of the German art i I lei y as wed as ours in all the region noiHi of Vei dun. '1 henis 11 itfiiiiR "f import 1 ce i" 11 port from the remain di 1 of the front. marts directed an attack against forces, using hand grenades, our aajsitions to the west of the made some progress during the road from Navarin and gained a Touting in sever,i| small p of our advanced line.fanm which course of the ni^ht On the right bank of the rivei the Ncond German attack up n Th • text of to lav's statemi nl bj G> rmau \rmy I loadquai is as follow-: North ol I.a l> ISMCanal 11 11 %  %  i i in pa trols peni Irated an 11 near Festhuberl where somi 1 11ers w re laki n the pair 11 etui niug willu ut In the Argoniie there have been lively mining >ipera 1 ions during w iii Ii enemy trenches ed 1 iver a i?i 1111 v\ idth. I he I i< nch suffi 1 %  d nunii (mis looses in dead and ndi il and also some |)i ison : 11 1 I 1 the lefi hank of the Mi Vi r!un front) the French MI ceeded lempniai ily in pei e traiin. ihe ulhi rn pan nf the village 1 I Cumieres during stubboi n midnight nl ia< ls. In ch ai ing (hi m nut w e took six i> three pi i snni rs On the right hank of Ihe Me use H e su< ci 1 rleil in ad vane ing as fai as the heights in tin regi' 11 si aii h w esl 1 I I hianmont Wi 11 "I A French atti ck against • nu advance n as st ipped nl ihe \-I 1 \ "iiiset by mil artilli Tw MV m\ a 1 tacl.s (iga inst our nevlv capluied positions soiiili of I'oi 1 Dou-'i unioiii CIHII pie <-l\ I., ilii In eiip "_'riini.is M uiiiw c si of ihis f"i 1 sini e May : 1 1 .1,1 n 1 1 is 111 1 fi r ly ".'hi hci is ;n iT i.o 1 > n 1 n GERMANS WO"E ACTIVE IN WEST. The follow ing is ilir Mi itish official o. immunii a Last night, (May 26,) a line tile pa 111 I was Bllipiised a nd 1 southeast of I. ami a high explosive charj 1 wire cutting was captured. During the night we bom barded the enemy trenches %  utheast of Neuve Cha| and our artillery fire caused the destruction of 1 nemy si Guilli mont. The enemy di ed a heavj bombardmi lasii; i\ nii.iutes, our tram IK s w est of Fi ico and also shelled our til n about Sert£. We sprang five mini 1, thi aboi t I lulluch and two south' of Cuinch). 7 he i m spran pi min about tin I'' oil< 111 u doubt, and 1 west 'I l.i Folie, the crati 1 1 whii ii ops occupj. Tod. 1 \ i„c euemy ariilh 1 a a< live against 1 m ut Suzanix ()v| lers, : ne, Souchez, I 1 1. enier, St. liloi and V'pi 1 • We bombarded enemy • s west I 1.1 ns and SOU I of Lat ulie. i [oSlile pal ll'l s working cast of Maricourt w di-p( rsi d by artillery fire. 'II, t 1 ier mans have show n 1 tin 1 moie acti\ itj than usual in ihe I lavs. I heir expen ditun of ammunition has 1 h. The Belgian communication sa\ s; I st night was calm and lo .'. as mai ked only by artilli 1 \ a '. nns on both sides all 1 he v\ In ile of our fi out -I he New York Ttme W. A. MATHER UNDERTAKER D r.slk 1 itiTiirin IIM h ienda and th.' Public dial I e h ijust "received 11 tv >tnplete in ifil l.il 'li"ef1 lie In 'la's ()| k u liicli 1 : I 111 ci' i\ nut I'niii 1 %  led In Ii \ mlcli : and 11 Milirils 11 %  i 1 |> 11 roiiai %  s. !" %  %  • I: %  I II I ptOVgtl %  I .ne tli.very l'iwel Ui die ( I IM first *-o I,.


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Ntllltua mldii Itis |virnre in veibk mi-iMiilrl
Blnn bound lo swear to the Dogmas of no Master.
VOL, XIII.
"ft.naauN. P.. !lhmm 1 V. 3DAY June. 6 1 .16
No.HO
French Win Back Ground
At Verdun.
LONDON, May 27. The in
U nse struggle for small gains
goes on at Verdun. I he I rent h
^ ar I rffli e rep n is loday sue-
1 ssrul operations on a small
ile mi in,Hi sides ol the \h use.
French troops, the Paris tin
nouncements say, have U
themselves back into Cumii n s
"ii the left haul; ol the Metise
.1 id also advanced in the u
({round pass igeways in the re-
gh >n "II' "i urn lit. South
<>f l.c" M011 I lomme 1 iv< 1,1! st c-
~^f iei in.in treni lies h ere
i'-^Bd.
I'he Merlin si
1l1.1t French tumps ent< red Cu
miei fS, bui dei lares thej were
driv< 11 "in .1 gain French at
In ks in iii- I) luaumoi t re
are repoi ted. Sum-' May 23, the
I i'i 111.111 st a tern nt saj -. 48 "Hi
c'l^ and 1,943 iih 11 li.i\ e been
captured in the Douaumont
lighting.
In''"- has been mi re activity
on tin Mi itish front, at cording
to tonight's rep rt Mining
operations lid art illi n duels
have been cai 1 ied on, bui with
out an) l .1 '.: infantry actions.
The official communication
issued by 11K- Preach War Office
tonight reads:
Smith ol tlie Somme the con
rentraied fire of our batteries
destroyed several slielters of the
enomyand damaged his tren
In Champagne both artillery
forces were very nctiv e in the
sector! "( Ville-sui -Tour-be, I b
hure>, and Navarin, About 6
o'clock iii the evening tlie (ier ,
our counterattacks drove them
out complcti
< hi the left I-.,nl; of the Me use
tin n was fighting with artillef)
and teen :h guns "i the Avocourt
wood and in the eclor ol I HI]
I'o tlie southwest of l.i
'J I' 111111 - w e capl uredsi
ral M'. 1 ii 1 g of in in h, s .-in,!
in ide about hit> pris 111 rs.
The nu 111 D< 1 ol prisoners cap
tured in the course of our hi
tack on Cumii n has e irhed
about 100, I >\ o machine guns
1 etnaiin d in nui ham
On the right haul, tl < bom
bardn ent has hi 1 n maintained
with inti nsitv in 1 In r< gi n nf
I lau Iromont I U u lumnnt, In
rtl t of the Thiau
mont farm we made appcei table
1 [ress in the course of the da)
In the VVoevre there was a r
1 ipn cal boml ardmen) in the
lors at the Fool of the M< use
lulls.
The test of the French n|
il statemi 111 of this nil
follows:
I > I i!ie left haul; of the Rji ,
Mi us'- -in iro< ps j esterday
evening attacked the \ illagi of
Ciiini' 11 i and the German 1
tions to the w st. After a fero
CJOuSttruggle Wfe penetrated the
eastern part of the village and
occupied severalGerman trench
es to tlie northwest of Cumieri -
A violent counterattack by the
enemy did not result in dis
lodging us from the occupii d
positions.
To the cast of I Ii|| 504 I'n nchl
our trenches in tin vicinity "f
Fort I touaumont was di liven 11
with enei gj /esterday aftern 1 n
at I o'clock. This movement
w a- omph lelj repulsi d.
The night was marked b> in
1 ivity "ii the part of the
German art i I lei y as wed as ours
in all the region noiHi of Vei
dun.
'1 hen- is 11 itfiiiiR "f import
1 ce i" 11 port from the remain
di 1 of the front.
marts directed an attack against forces, using hand grenades,
our aajsitions to the west of the made some progress during the
road from Navarin and gained
a Touting in sever,i| small p
of our advanced line.fanm which
course of the ni^ht
, On the right bank of the rivei
the Ncond German attack up n
Th text of to lav's statemi nl
bj G> rmau \rmy I loadquai
is as follow-:
North ol I.a l> ism- Canal 11 11
i i in pa trols peni Irated an
11 near Festhuberl
where somi 1 11- ers w re laki n
the pair 11 etui niug willu ut
In the Argoniie there have
been lively mining >ipera 1 ions
during w iii Ii enemy trenches
ed 1 iver a i?i 1111
v\ idth. I he I i< nch suffi 1 d
nunii (mis looses in dead and
ndi il and also some |)i ison
: 11
1 I 1 the lefi hank of the Mi
Vi r!un front) the French
mi ceeded lempniai ily in pei e
traiin. ihe ulhi rn pan nf the
village 1 I Cumieres during
stubboi n midnight nl ia< ls. In
ch ai ing (hi m nut w e took six
i> three piisnni rs
On the right hank of Ihe
Me use h e su< ci 1 rleil in ad vane
ing as fai as the heights in tin
regi' 11 siaiihw esl 1 I I hianmont
Wi 11 "I A French atti ck against
nu advance n as st ipped nl ihe
\-I 1 \ "iiiset by mil artilli '
Tw mv m\ a 1 tacl.s (iga inst
our nevlv capluied positions
soiiili of I'oi 1 Dou-'i unioiii cihii
pie <-l\ I., il- ii In eiip "_'riini.is
m uiiiw c si of ihis f"i 1 sini e May
: 1 1 .1,1 n 1 1 is 111 1 fi r
ly ".'hi hci is ;n iT i.o 1 > n 1 n
GERMANS WO"E ACTIVE IN
WEST.
The follow ing is ilir Mi itish
official o. immunii a '
Last night, (May 26,) a line
tile pa 111 I was Bllipiised a nd
1 southeast of I.
ami a high explosive charj 1
wire cutting was captured.
During the night we bom
barded the enemy trenches
utheast of Neuve Cha|
and our artillery fire caused the
destruction of 1 nemy si
Guilli mont. The enemy di
ed a heavj bombardmi
lasii; i\ nii.iutes,
our tram Ik s w est of Fi ico
and also shelled our til n
about Sert.
We sprang five mini 1, thi
aboi t I lulluch and two south'
of Cuinch). 7 he i m
spran pi min about tin I''
oil< 111 u doubt, and 1
west 'I l.i Folie, the crati 1 1
whii ii ops occupj.
Tod. 1 \ ic euemy ariilh 1
a a< live against 1 m
ut Suzanix ()v|'
lers, : ne, Souchez, I 1
1. enier, St. liloi and V'pi 1
We bombarded enemy
s west I 1.1 ns and SOU I
of Lat ulie. i [oSlile pal ll'l s
working cast of Maricourt w
di-p( rsi d by artillery fire.
'II, t 1 ier mans have show n 1
tin 1 moie acti\ itj than usual in
ihe I lavs. I heir expen
ditun of ammunition has 1
h.
The Belgian communication
sa\ s;
I st night was calm and lo
.'. as mai ked only by artil-
li 1 \ a '. nns on both sides all
1 he v\ In ile of our fi out
. -- I he New York Ttme.
W. A. MATHER
UNDERTAKER
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A Correction of a Correction
We regret the silly blunder
that appeared in the correc-
tions to the communication
of' Pro Ecclesia et Patria",
in our yesterday's issue. The
amended correction is "ex-
|cept" should be "expect"'.
Miss Eunice Gibson; Mes
dames Majeeha larah, Aila
Hoodie; Mr. R. C. Hall.
Dear Mr. Editor,
Grant me a small sprue in
your columns, that I may
make a short humble reply
to thai masterpiece of litera-
ture lhat appeared signed
Extract of a letter from ("Grieved" in your Saturday's
Fred L.Myers and Son, Ja-|'ssu-
maica.' -l ls a P',v *" Editorthat
this poor chap should be 50
ttbe Cclbune
Tv:u lay. June 6. 1916
Alter tlie gloomy tone of
e of the early cables with
ird to the recent Naval
igement, ihe latest
' -' a great relief.
sMinists had it all Iheii
i way for a time, and
it about wagging tlieir
Is, and t iking a morbid
' in toy ing "1 fold you
e lii itish Empire .s" on
is I ist le^s; ourarmies have
d< ted v '-oiues
' '/ defeat We in \ ei
tho i iiuv prog*
i ' i us, and we niei on
1 thai when tie full
of (Ins |;ij,| great Iri-
h of our \'avy is told, it
we t" be a narrative
;! i ing heroism, and one
h will enhance the R].
idy high opinion in which
is Naval Servii e isnl-
I i
I' :t Ihe price had |0 be
'I. and ;i I i<;i \ y pi j, , j|
We do not grumble at
i"ss of die sinps, i
! 1"' r. pl;ii ed. Itlll Ihe
I' HOWS who died ,|e-
ng us from the invader
levei he leplai ed.
I "II foi the brnve,"
lie brave (hit are now
no rjiore,"
All sunk beneath the
wave."
21 si May 19 if).
" 1 his letter is being dicta-
ted at offil e 011 Sunday, and
we are all now 'ikining our
eyes' for the arrival of the
Third Bahamas Contingent.
.TheCaptain of an auxiliary
; motor Schooner that arrived
here from Halifax yesterday
afternoon told one of our
di eply grieved and all hi
cause he do< S not mind his
own business; it is reallj
nous that one of our fellow
citizens (n gV nlleman of
course, by his impolite n ft*i
em < to the weakei 1 \ (should
risk his health to such an i x
tent bj ucli gi ieving.
lb asks "Has the EpiscO
lieutenants that he passed pal Church any desire fort lie
two sail ing.vessels about 30 j well being of any othei

miles east of Jamaica, and
these are believed to be the
"Zfllars" and ihe"KateStur
rilp". I I is! \< ellelley l| e GOV
. a n expressed his di sire to
meet the Contingent 1 \n ar
n\al, and we have e\e.y
thing planni il in anticipn
toin, so as to give ihe boys
n good ri ception Unfortun
ately, il has not been possi is
bh i" set a fixed date I
their an ival, and so oill com
mil le \\ ho haie this mattei
in hand mav have lo vary
their plans sniiiew hat. If they
arrive Ink- tomorrow, there
will be a large numl er to
welcome llu in; but ill anv
eyent you mav he quite !
they will gel an enihusi
reception, and be made lo
feel that Jamaica, in common
with others, appreciate fullv
the sat rifice tin se mi n are
making."
:<>:
n 1
. 1st bv
sh< K ,
llieir native
BAHAMAS CONTINGENT
The nflieial hi tiding nf die
B iliamns C"Jii (< fit w ill lake
place AI t n'clnVk this afternoon
at Messrs Fred-L. Myers & Son's
"11 . >r Wharf. Ilis Exrelli
il.p < ". .v ei hit, we mule 1 si a no,
H ill In- pii-"nil.
:o;
I'llP f.i|l."-iiiL' |l isvrii'ji is ;ir
rivi'd bv 1 lie W.i 1 d I.i'H S, S
"Epi ram i,'S>n Suiitinj June, 5
Church of Christ." As n
member of the Anglo Catho
lie Church 1 venture t.
"No, the one true Catlfole
Church of hi ist has as on<
of its special aims the sup
p 1 s5 ion 1 'I 'ill I alse d< -et rine,
I lei' S) and iinbeln I
lie calls the Church h\ po
critical, my nnswi r in th.it
"(A '-lie and j a 'i ms
'(11 ii \ i d', tin H 's room foi
one in-hi- hv pOCl ite."
Thanking \ ou Mr. Editor,
Yours
. "A CATHOLIC
Radiograms
5 h June, |.| d.
London 3; Latest ri ports
from the British fleet from
neutralvessi Is whi< h witni ss
ed parts of Hie mo at naval
battle in North Sea and from
sun i\ors cause the Itritish
public lo believe that the
engagement was nut so ni n
a defeat as -it first appeared
and itl n" wise a disaster.
The British losses with
all the craft engaged Ac-
counted for were thn < bat tl
e
Gleaner'Bulletin, A/a v awritf*! &<-*, ,l"" rruisers and
1 i-jlii <|i si royi is.
The (i< 1 Man (i 5' f S are I e
iievi d to halve been about the
same number of ships al-
though a much less aggre-
gate of tonna.ee.
British naval expi rts main
tain that Gnat Britain con
tinues to hold iai y of
the sea by a saleVfiai in and
that hei enormous navy
, nuld better afford the losses
it sustained than could the
smalh 1 Germany establish
men'.
Tlii first reports of the
I life unhappily
have not bi en revise ("neat
Britain mourns for nn re than
.] 000 f hei best seamen and
the w holi nation isoppressi d
with sadness which is reflei I
ed in the faces of all thi
|e of I ondon. There
were some six thousand nan
on tin- ships which sank and
only a few bundled have
lii en saved.
Of the live largest ships
which wen; undei w ith a
eompl' nn nt of more than
., 1 a onlj even junioi
, is and a few seana n
wen r< cued.
\ e \dmiral Reai Admir
al the lb nourable Hoiai i
Lamber I loi id, -. ml in
maud in Su Da\ id Beat
ty andCaptains Sow ei bj Ci j
and Prowse were h a^vi".h
main ollu i I : "-PF"
sunei dei s and ihe -\\ \ s
w hi< Ii v\ei.t d<>wn can ied
with thi m virtually Iheii
win PWS.
()nly il e Warrior which was
tnwed pait wi j from 'I e
scene ol battle to a British
poi t w a- an x< i ption.
Vice Admiral Beattj com
mandii I battle i ruisi >
squadron pn sunial b or] bis
old flag ship the Lion was
again in the thick of the -ac
lion
Every arm of the most
p.iw ei ImI naval ai fare was
einphiv 1 d: batthships, cruis
eis, torpedo*boats, destroy
11 s, siibiiiaiiin s and evr n
/' ppelins.
The great battle had four
phases: the lust opened at
3.161p.m when our battle
cruisers at a range of six
miles joined i 1 1 ion withGer
man battle cruisers. Shortly
afterwards the second phase
began with ihe arrival on
both -id's of battleships, ^e

1


Germans arriving first but
before their arrival our three
battle cruiser* had been
blown up supposedly the re
suit of gunfirad(,se although
oossibly theyUjet their fate
fr in torpedoes.
Such close range fighting
with battle cruisers might
be criticized as bad tactics
but our fie it following the
tradition of the navy went
out to engage the enemy and
on account of weathercondi
trons could do so only at a
sh )it range. I'lie third phase
w is the engagement ol
b ittleships which never was
m (re than partial. This
ph ise included a running
fighl as the German die.id
n lughts fled tow.ird theii
b i
I. mdon 3: The German,
drea In ni-:iit Westfalen <>f 18.
I his 1,1. v en added to the
lily growing lists of ve
mi ik in the great 11 ival en
in > ii off .lull 111*1. according \<<
from Berlin which
llie 1; M 11 in admiralty '<1
m ts the loss of tins warship,
\ lit ions in 1 He e irlier p ot of
I IV v .,. iiir. German :miser
I. ling dis ila :iiig betw< en 1 000
and 5 o m Ions and the II itish
I -,: .ye.i si 11';. \'e nlv all Hi
1 gm> 11 limed the destroj ers
I.> 1 Ion, 1 : -Six Zpp >lins
p irticipat td in the naval en
gagemenl off the coast of Jut.
land Wednesday according to a
I >p itch jrom Copenhagen to
the I) lily \l til, one of the
dirigibles, Hie I- 14, was hit
sevei il times and badly damag
ed, the rep >rl savs, but she was
able to o'e'h the Schleswig
cons'. Several of her men were
.v 11 11' 1 and all of her supplies
had to be thrown overboard.
:o:
June 6th, 1916.
London, 5th.
Governor,
Bahamas.
Official N'ews: At Verdun
the enemy continued making
some progi'
On the British front there
is greater activity especially
Southeast of Ypres where the
enjmy penetrated our line to
a depth of 700 yards.
Canadians, after severe fight j
ing, recovered much of the
lost ground. I he enemy los*
ses were heavy.
In Italy the Austrian at-
tacks on Adi ige front contin-
u d. The enemy occupied
Arsiero. \siago. Fui ther at-
tempts at a! van* e wen 1 e
pulsed.
Austrian reports foreshadow
a Russian offensive.
General Smuts force cap-
tured the '-lit rent lied po 11n ir
it Mihoi In mi.
In the Con :asus the Rus-
s us h.i\ e withdrawn Irom
Mamakotun salient.
(Signed)
BONAR LAW
London: I he Admiralty
announces that }}i "ffi1 ers
were lost in the Jutland naval
battle.
Despatches from Verdun
indicate that trje fighting
continues with undiminished
violence. I he < iermans re-
peated their attacks in the
region of Vaux and Dam-
[oup but weir unsuccessful
in all assaults. The Fitnch
continued to hold Fort Vaux
despite the Get man assault.
I'lie situ ition around I >oua-
moot is 1111. hanged.
Copenhagen:A despatch
from Riba, Jutland, states
that the German battlecruis
erSeydlitz was sighted Th u rs
day near Fano Islands pur
sued by a number of Bril ish
ships.
P( irograd: Our troo ps
were successful in the Dviusk
region capturing German po
sitions and 13. 000 prisoners.
I'lie Caucasus situation is un
changed.
Chicago:- A large dele-
gation has arrived for the He
publican national conven
iion which opens Wednesday
The situation is character
ized by uncertainty and 1......
of the leaders are willing In
predict the outcome.
Old Gyard Republicans
are using eveiy method to
defeat Roosevelt and have of
fered a list of five candidates
to the progressives for en-
dorsement. Major General
Leonard Wood is mentioned
asa compromise candidate.
Roosevelt howev 11 seems to
i ontrol the (situation with
the menace ol a third party
candidate, which w n u I d
again split the Republican
vote.
6th June 1916.
London, 1:'I be British
Admiralty tonight issued a
statement saying there was
the strongest grounds for the
belief that the British nav}
iii the battle with Germans
off Jutland last week had ac
counted for a total of 18
(',< 1 man men of war and that
tlnre was nothing to add to'
or sub'ia- t from the 01 iginal
statement of the British l< -
The statement gave the
German losses as 2 battle
ships, 2 dreadnaught battle
cruisers, 4 light cruisers, nine
torpedo boat destroyers and
.me submarine.
The pessimism which pre
vailed as a r< suit of the d
iniraltj- original state: < nt
of losses which is consider* d
to have been needh ssly can-
did and conser\ ative in un-
der estimating the extent of
the German loss< s as com-
pared with those of Gnat
Britain, has been greatly II ss-
cued by the latest statement.
\ despatch from Copenha
gerl says rumours are cui rent
in Hamburg that two addi
lional Get man warships than
those announced in the Gcr
man communication, the
battleship Westfalen and the
battle cruiser LutZOW were
sunk in the battle.
\ wireless despatch r< ceiv
ed here Saturday from Berlin
s ml the German \dmi rally
admitted the loss of the
V\' ifal. 11.
I he admiralty statement
tonight decl.....I Ihnl the
( 'iermans losses in the fight
vere not only r< Intively but
dulelv greati 1 than those
ot the British.
Maintaining ite^Ke
caution the td mi rait)
refrains from fivil
names of the lost Gem,
ships.
Further efforts of the G
mans to get through 1
French are unavailing. 1 '
region of Vaux and Damh 1
Northwest of Verdun
been the scene of fui th<
tile attempts of the Gi
to pierce the French lin<
All the attacks w< '
pulsed by French fire 1
a night attack betwei n 1
loup and Fort Vaux
the Germans obtain*
hold in French trench*
tin se however they W( re in
mediately driven out b>
1 ounler-attack.
NOTICE.
'1 0 ALL WHOM IT MAY ( I
DISTRICT Cuand Of
ol District No. 3
Bahamas of the G. G. A
Of B. and S. of L.OVI
Charity are as follows:
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Ernest A. Lightbourn, 1
G. S.
Win. Sh pherd, D. D. M.
F. Anderson, G.G. Inspi 1 I
or.
The above arc the on!
thorized offii < rs.
Attested. A. J. h hi
G. W S.
Per.J. R. Knowles, I i
D. W. s.
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r
66 MEN
Office of Recruiting Committee,
Nassau, ;id June, [916.
ARE required for the drafts !<,r the
Bahamas Contingent Unit to the
end of the presi nt month.
Recruits will, on enlistment, be paid two shillings (2/)
a 1I.1;, md will bi supplied with uniform.
('"urlhei inlormntion as regards duration of service, Be
pan lion allowance, pension &c, will be gladly given by the
Co nnndant nt his -ffice at ihe Barracks on am day between
thl tours <>f 9 nnd 3 o'clock.

fhe i /, liars" lia& afain left [amaica for
Nassau nnd will 1 all probability be leaving foi Jan aica 1
tha ei - it month. The Recruiting Committee hope
nt > I come forward to make up the number
required abo< led,
-DRINK-
Welch's Grape uui$e.
_ R. II. C CR WVFORD,
Chairman. Reciu tine Committi e.
LOGWOOD
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(-took sold at 5 p.c. Commission)
l.ogwoi (1 sold m ._'. p ,. according to quantity
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''.'' ;||,;1 t*nrefill attention givvn to nil consign m< nts
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