Nvillivis addii Ins |urare in verbs magletrl.
Being bound to swear to the DafmM if no Ma.ster.
Nassau. N. P.. Bahamas, Saturday, June 20. 1914
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NlCOtLS ToWM, '\NI'R"S.
Roth schools have heen conduct*
"(I in ,1 satisfactory mtoner, lint
the results obtained are hardly
commensurate with the amount of
eMerijv expended by the teachers,
I he Church School at Bullocks
Harbour, Berry Islands, ha* l)een
!< pi "pen during the year, l>u the
attendance wa* extremely email,
.iiul tin results poor ; the Teacher
is an energetic- old lady, with veiy
limited qualifications. I think the
tune is ripe lor the Government to
(In something for Berry b and peo-
ple as it is a shame to think that
the 60 or 70 bright children at Bui-
luclis Harbour are going to he al.
lowed i" grow up in ignorance.
W. G. B. STEVENSON.
ck Sound, and Tarpim May
iliere are foui Board Schools in
(District. The-chool at Rock
Jnd w is open 218 >iays: numsei
iq..- average attendance
Rite year 117
[arpum Bay School was open
10 days, number on roll 182Javer-
age attendance 131.
\Vem\ss Might "-'chool wai open
jiq (lavs, number on toll 2C~, aver.
age attend.nice I 20.
Millars Town School was raised
In the iank of ,1 Bond school in
Julv, Wiis open 185 davs and the
number on ml I was 83 with an
average attendance of 65
The examination in June result-
ed very satisfactorily for the three
chief schools A large number of
parents and friends were present at
each township and watched the
proceedings with great interest.
In a few cases it was found ne-
cessirs to enforce the compulsory
clauses nf the K lucition Act hut
the averages attendance increased
i 1 th'ee out of the four schools.
During the autumn of 1913 an
epidemic of who ipmg cough f--11
with gieat severity on Ruck "sound
a 11 Taipu n Bay, At R >ck Sound
l*une of the standards were en'ire-
|y wip'doutfor a time and tins
was especially hard lines as they
were c niipoted of chil hen who had
just bee 1 01 ived up from lower
grades.Very little of the ground lost
could li,' recovried before Cftrist-
111 is; Iiul since school began again
in January veiy steady Work has
been going on and n is hoped that
,1 fair Stand ud vi| be reached at
ih* examination in the coming
summer. But the efforts of the
Teachers have been great'y
neutral red bv scarcity of materials
At Rock ""ouiid at one time it was
found necessary to collect old
official envelopes and cut them
open to get piper to write on. \t
Tarpum Bay it is remarkable to
see the small piece* of slates used
by many of the children whilst
lumps of carpenter's chalk supplied
bv anyone who happen? to have it
are in common use, the supply of
suitable chalk never being suffi-
The Teacher's residence at Rock
Sound is in a deplorable condition
(piite unworthy of a Government
buil line The roof is unsafe;
the weather boarding if falling off
in many places; frames are rotten;
window and door lunges are com-
ing olf; ground pins rotting, The
dingy weather-beaten look of the
b lilding adds to its general dreari-
ness, and as a matter of fact the
teacher and his family leave it in
II. 0. WRIGHT
There are two Hoard Schools in
the District, The District has two
lOSK) teachers and good work has
been done as far as the material
furnished would illow. I am glad
to see that in future a thorough
knowlege of three "R's" will be the
I lie yetrly attendance, George-
tywn132; Roker's Point.no
More recreatian is wanted for the
bo\S when tliey come to school, as
playing Cricket, Coming to school
is looked upon by many of the boys
as a task, for invariably at lest two-
thirds are sent to school to avoid
ac'.ion for neglect to send them to
An experimental plot was start-
ed i'i connei lion with the school at
Roker's Point but owing to dry
weather and absence of both Com-
missioner and teacher, at Nassau,
not much was done It is now
planted with ordinary cotton.
Experimental gardens are as im-
portant as any item, and above all
the essential qualification a school.
master, of any rural district, should
possess is.'i keen interest in agricul-
Every schoolmaster should I e
furnished with 20 acers of the best
land in his district with the under.
standing the proceeds are to
augment of his salary.
S. V. S. AI.IURY.
The district is badly olf for
Schools of which there are three;
one Board Eight Mile Rock and
two Church of England at Smith's
Point ;.nd West End. The foimer
has an average attendance of 160
and the latter have an average of
3 ) each and are kept rather irregu-
larly. The Grant-in-Aid at Water
Cay was closed practically from
the beginning of the vear due to
the indisposition of the teacher,
Mr. Thaddeus Russell.
F. A C. DUNCOMBE.
There are seven schools in the
District under the Boad of Educa-
tion; one belonging^n the Church
of England; and five private
s 'hoots, one of which at HarlTour
Island is a High School. T lie
average attendance (it the Moard
schools was 51)5; at the others it
was 02; making a total of 687, or
50 less than in 1912, attributable
Continued on 41 ll page
Saturday, June 20. 1914
The < Ann
ture will < lose at Noon on \lon
The Chamber of Commerce
will meet specially nn Monday
afternoon at 5 o'clock to discuss
forms of Bills of Lading delivery
receipts &c. necessary for the
Shipping and delivery'of cargo
by the chartered steamer.
The Mexican situation still
causes anxiety. The delegates
at Niagara apparently have
reached a deadlock. Things
still look awkward for the
United States Government, but
presumably President Wilson's
Administration will, in the
event of a deadlock quietly let
in arms for the rebels and tacit-
ly lend their countenance to
Carranza so that he may smash
Huerta. It would be far from a
picnic for Uncle Sam to try to
Subdue that country. Though
President Wilson was very ad
mirable as to intentions and
motives when he warned the
\\ c have been Favoured with
a cnp\ ,-f Part II of The Future
of Tropical America under the
title of The West Indian Is-1
lands," and the motto "All roads
lead to the Panama Canal."
Part 1 of this publication by
The Tropical Exploitations 1
syndicate Lt'd London was '
some time ago reviewed by us.
Part 11 is made up similarly
and'is precisely* and excellently
illustrated, and treats synopti-
cally the wide range of the
whole of the West Indies, inclu-!
ding the Bahamas to which fust
place is given on in connecting'
With which are eight excellent |
views of points of interest in this
island and also a fine cut of I
Governor lladdon Smith.
The Bahamas are, as before!
said, briefly dealt with under j
Government, Education, Rail- f
ways and Roads, Physical Fea-
tures, Climate. Soil, Products,'
'limber, Fisheries and Cnmmu- I
nication and also gfves a list of
books of reference to the Balia
The book holds a fund of in
formation on the places of which
it treats and should find a place
in the Library of the well inform
ed, Which its moderate price
The I. C S. is the most mo-
dern method of education in the
world, it not only teaches, but
teaches those who are not able
to quit work for study. "Learn
while you work" is the slo^hi of
the I. C. S. Mr. Christie thTRe
presentative for the Bahamas is
conferring a benefit on his conn
try for which the youth of these and night.
after jbekiag bt
fl!*l'"tnr-r parts of
There is tieplx
cation between tl
all the principal
ship, also to the \
in which there wil
tor on watch co
sister American Republics thai does not preclude
lie would not in future recognise j The two parts are wvx being
rulers that were to obtain power amalgamated into one volume
uirougn unconstitutional and ;1I1I| as S,)M as ready will be
cruel means, he was to our mind published at 3S. 6d. nel
ting ahead of the times. Most The Syndicate which publish
of these Republics are now
practically military dictator-
ships, and Mexico is perhaps the
worst oi the lot as regards cruel
es the book is actively interested
in the Cocoanut industry, .1 I
maintain 111 London an exhihi
tion of the Cocoanut and its by
ty and bloodthiretiness. Pro- i products and othertoVpical pr'
bably in Mexico s case formal ducts
jnition of Huerta might We commend tins work to our
nave been witheld as in the case readerfc'and especially to those
01 King I eter of Servia, and a who mav be interested in Cocoa
tew years afterwards, alter he nuts; through it thev may be led
jadbykeepingtogetherafairlyUiong the road to Cocoanut
nei ent (iovernme'ltearned some Drosoeritv
claiiri 10 the indulgence of other
nations, he might have secured
formal recognition. Almost
anything would have been pre-
ferable to the present impasse.
It is to be feared that even if completed the No
Mexico were to go through the DoubleErttry Bb< k
I.e. s. STUDENTS IN THE
Mr. James II. Knowles the
Clerk <>f the Board of Works h is
1 course in
form of electing a President, and I an average of $% efficiency \s
thusget tlierecoirnit.on f the the I.,C,S. book keeping course
* the man thus elected iifcnf the latest and most nn
would rule more bv force than proved system of accounting the
by means of an elected Ixuly. Hoard can COIIgrflll ilat< -itself on
In any 1 m-c.J illn Lin I's mission Cominam
li.ir.llysQ-nis to have hern a thorough
success, it is thought in mine Mil "L W Cavalier of Inagua
quarters that he went to Mexico i> another student who ha* go ie
with a prejudiced mind. If so beyond the average. In his
he lacked an cue ntial qualifi I course of Dvnamo running, lie
for s.i delicate a task as]hai passed with the unusual
lim. 'averageof y
nig the Be
that given to
island will one day be grateful.
He introduced the I. C. S. to the
Bahamas and he has the cordial
support of the Tribune in the
Imperial Theatre's last even
ing'sspecial feature "Kelly from
the Emerald Isle" was certainly
one >T the best pictures we have
seen for some time and the
whole programme which ""was
varied and exceedingly inter-
esting was thoroughly enjoyed
by a crowded house, we under-
stand that Kelly will be repeat-
ed Monday evening with a
change of reels from the rest of
Tonight a complete change of
programme with the two Keel
Bison 101. The Law Breaker
as the special feature also lly.
Myers notable cartoons. An
excellent programme is pro-
THE WONDER OF THE
R. M. 8. Aquitattia.
As in the "Mauretama" and
"Lusitauia" the bridge and of
fleers' quarters are adjacent, but
are on a larger and more com- latest lelemntof t
modjious scale. Each officer hasjeate, and the v
a room to himself, besides which steered from the
there is a huge smoke room and bridge, after wh.
the Ulua] bathroom, oilskin the steerim.' engii
lockers, etc. j, ,, watertight
The Chart Room is in close j below the water!
proximity to the bridge, and is The s'up is e<
fitted with every aid to naviga five of the latest p
tion that human ingenuity can Bottomlev1 ABair
provide Amongst other insiru the cards of whicl
meats which are Mere installed design specially b
may bq mentioned th" "KaUton the vessel
Metacentiric Boar.!'' by which; rhere are two*]
the stability of the vessels can trjrally drivel
be computed and checked at ma<
any instant of the voyage.
On the bridge itself, every-
thing is completely up to mite
and here we find litt'd, even
appbaiK ( w hich can in any waj
as,st or facilitate the captain
and olh.-ers in the navigation of
Lond speaking telephones,sim-
ilar to those in use in the navy, derrii
admit of instant vcr.nl com length, tl
municatiou with the engine and disci
rooms, crows' nest, stem \him\, baggage?
1'he Enjjini Ro
are of naval patte
also engine Blovc
tors, revolution ii
van >us docking a
As are all the CO
nia" is fitted wit]
riae signal apparat
ing instruments of
stalled ai^'i sp
calnu situated in
All the 'naviga
with alarm indu
am fault and |wi
Electric lire llai
cate from various
\\ 1^1 tile l)||,|
of^re, thp offiii
would be instartth
fad. All 1 lie catg
ro 'ins, baggage n
connected with tl:
combini d system
The ship is wir
lights and With la
The steeling p
i wiiiee^. Iiousf
f tlic vessel.
i the bridge aiujl
1 offices on tln"F*
/ill be an opera-
The ship has twenty eight
pairs of boat davits, consisting
of both the swan neck type aid
I lie Welin '.ype.
tern. There are
; and anchoring
Is, the "Aquita
i11 the SLibmH-
iatus, the receiv
of which are in
i.l sound pr tnt
in the bridge
June 16th i'-14.
Nassau, N. P.
The horrible dog nuisance
that has been appealing in vari-
ous letters in your paper
is certainly a deplorable condi-
tion to have in a city where we
1 are inviting strangers to come,
they will think thev are in some
company s other ,-,.-.,, , -. ,
Oriental hamlet where dogs are
kept by the city as scavengers
of the streets, the onl) difference
between the dogs of the Orient
I dent v of carrion along the streets
] to eat and onlv bark and bite at
gational lights *^he'dogthat leaves hit block
I and are fiUea a"d m rudes mto the eirito, v <>
1-11 the other, whereas the does ot
jieators. which ... f c ,
f this city most ot them, are untecl
rive warning of; ...
..:.!.,. .1 and will eat any
aitch On to the
ny person's leg that
thev come across Mr. Editor if
1 these does were all that the i>n
, blie has to contend with it
dire< t 11 1 1
would not he very mil' h as B
good stone or sti< k will soon
ward him off, but of late owing
to the increasing number of au-
tomobiles, Hie narrowness of
our streets and their dangerous
corners^ give us some cause for
anxiety especially when most of
the chauffeurs are unqualified
drivers and run their Cats at a
teruhc speed without any regard
for the lives of others or any-
thing outside of their own plea-
(;;;;,''i;e;:Ji1re,kn..w1,,g that should they
.0 bridge, after ,MJUreor !." m',lvulua heir
1 1 k" 1 uionev and inlluence would en-
Iki'I house, and .-. t ..-. -,
line flat we,ch|a ,le l,,,Mn SjPj2fB\Wl,,,a
t compartment liT". "J? 1V (,2 ,,co
I I pie should be more humane
an I in the
fiicer on w,t li
it I v aware of the
rgo holds, mail
rooms, etc., are
the bridge by h
hi "f indicator
hred for search
lamps for Mort !
gear is of the
type in dtipii-
id) are of a new
brought out for
> latest type eh c
when they injure or kill a poor
person who may be the bread
winner of the home, yet it does
not seem as if they care a straw
as is often noticed by the foolish
boasting remarks made after the
injury is done by these monsters
such as"Oh it has just knock
ed a nigger down" or "I gave
him a good bumping" <>r, "give
11 a few pennies as there is
ing the matter with him
trying to make much out of
lid is only putting on" espei 1
when sin li a silly idea is
oborated by some unethical,
0 believes that .1 heavy car
the city. This can be prevented
by having all men who pose as
chauffeurs to pass an examiua 1
tion as to then ability to run a ,
car, this being done along with:
ready recognition of the police I
in observing all transgressors of
the speed limit if there be any,
will soon be the only means of
safeguarding the public against'
these monsters and their infer I
Thanking you for space
ONE Wl',0 WAS HURT
sinking an individual makes
nothing the matter with him.
While this joke may be played
ion some people its continuance
1 may lead to some tragic event in
June 14 1914
Nassau. N. P. '
Mr Smith referred sometime
ago in one of your issues to dogs
biting adults and even children
in the streets. If that be true and
the hot weather is on us, should
any of these dogs be hydro-,
phobic, where is the nearest I
Patteur Institute? How long
would it take the unfortunate
victim to reach one; are we able
ti scientifically treat in Nassau,
a livdropliiibu patient whose
l' Id t dot B not enable him to
get to one of the above mention-
ed institutes.-' These are questions
that should be taken seriously '
into consideration and I do hot
believe tl>at we should wait on
the dog catchers as Cyclist men-
tioned in his letter, because!
should they catch every dog that |
is iimning wild on the streets it
will i all for the erection of a j
very large pound to keep them j
in, next, dogs that are licensed ;
can bite as they please. The only
reinedv that would safe guard
the public at Isdone in all civiliz-
ed cities and towrt is to have
dogs in the streets muzzled
and that the owners of*
all unmuzzled dogs caught
running about on the public
highways, the owners be made
to pay a fine this will soon put a
stop to the disgusting dog nusi-
ance that is at present existing
June 20 I9I4.
Washington 19.The media-
tors came to Washington today
.uid conferred secretly with Se
cietary Bryan, at the Argentine
legation. It is understood that
the reason of the envoys being in
Washington, is because of an
urgent request from the state de-
partment that every possible
means be resorted to in the com-
bined effoi is of the adminis-
tration and the mediators to pre
vent a collapse of the conferences
at this time.
New Haven Conn, 19liar
vard won the second varsity and
freshmen eight oared races from
Yale in the annual regatta on
the Thames held here todav.
Both races were rowed in the
morning, the distance in each
event was two milesHarvard cap-
tured the second varsity by about
eight Iftngths and the freshmen
by about three. The big event of
the day, the varsity eight miles
was won by Yale, it was very
hotly contested, from the time
the starting gun was fired the
boats were so close together, that
when they crossed the finishing
line it was not possible from
shore to tell whicli was the win-
ner. The referee decided that
Vale had crossed the mark first
Washington 19. -
The President today nominated
Representative William Murray
of Massachusetts postmaster at
You save your money. By
buying at the Kuick Knack
GLOBES for Hurricane
Lamps all sizes at 6d.
Wire Dish covers, to keep flies
off your food 4|d., 6d., gd.
TinandNickle Plates, II. W.
Kettles yd., is., do Teapots 6d.
Large Willow Rocker 16s.
Wood bottom and Cane seat
Chairs 45., 5s.
1 Large Double Cottage Bed
stead, 20s. 1 English Spring,
extra good lot.
A lot of fine laces and inser-
tion bought at auction less than
Now landing per "Seguranca"
Artificial flowers under globes
is. pd. and 2s. each.
Large White bowls fid., yd.,
is., is. 6d,
Small White do. 3d. (iol'd
Fine decorated Toilet Sets 6
pieefcs 10s."0. White or GoTd
Basins and Goblets 5s. and 6s.
White and (iol'd Mugs 2 to 5
Large Enamel Do.-6d.
10 (Jrt. Nickle Dish Pans is.
3d. Do. in tin at yd.
Come quickly before what
you want is gone.
KNICK KNACK STORE.
30 Market St.
to a widespread epidemic of whoop.
|ng cough, '"ill to tht fiict thai the
chool at Current Island was closed |
Surir.g the year. Neatly all of the
teachers in the Board Schuull coui-
fplain that in the Urge majoriij ol
l< ises ilie parents are in lifl*reni lo
Itlie advantages of education; and
fare only too glad hi remove then
children from school as soon as the j
law permits them to do so. I his I
state of affairs is certainly very
discouraging. In these circum-
stances it would perhaps he best
that up to the age ol 14. pupils
Ihould he taught nothing bul read-
ing, writing, spelling, and a few-
simple rules ol Xrithmetic, unless
in the mean time they ate able 10
pass a satisfactory examtnati >n in
p. w. I). ARMBRISTER.
The 'Allenburys- Foods are basec on scientific certainties. Used as dtrecled. they
I ecUy what a baby needs to develop into a healthy and robust child. The
Anenburys Foods are easily assimilated: digestive and kindred disorders are
avmded h^trTeir use. Infant's ted on these foods are ne.ther fratlul nor wakeful
TO HE OBTAINED FROM ALL CHEMISTS AND STORES.
Milk Fuod No 2. Malted Foo
Milk Pood No. :. mi;* ruou m..* ."-r^ fl|lll , m..nih
, ., 1., <> t in fi nil >nili* r fun (Tvn'ni i:|>wjru. r-nn **
"-"SP" ^mph.e, "infantFe.d.ng and Manaea,en. a**-* JJ
ALLEN & HANBURYS LTD., LONDON,ENGLAND
Saturday, 20th June
The Law Breakers
2 Reels, Bison k>i
Hy. Meyer's Noted
An exciting evening is promis-
ed in Law Breakers
6d. 9d. Is.
Here we are again!
A COMBINED Two dayi
excursion and Picnic to
Harbour Maud, and to Three
[.lands where the Picnic will be J*g-* *gjZ JaJ
Johnaon'a Prepared Wu com-
plete nnish and polish for til furniture,
woodwork and II" 's
Johnaon'a Wood Dye fortht artistu
1 iloriiiu if .ill wood. Soft or hard
TWENTY acres of excell-
ent Pine apple land situ-
ate between Powell's Point
and Bamboo Point, Eleu-
W. E. S. CALLENDEB
Ap 1 ER the 31st intt I
will be at work from
0.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. instead of
Light repair^ in Black*
smithing. Horse-shoeing a
specialty. Best Leader Horse*
shoe nails, the safest nails for
driving. All sires of Rubber
Channels just received. <>o
Extra light steel horse shoes
of all sizes.
3 mo* Mr. J. I. Saunders' B; I "t
The Motor boat "Vim" Will
leave Rawson Sq. at 10 p. m.
'sharp) on Saturday 4th July; foi
Harbour Island and will leave
Harbour Island at 10 p. m. Mon-
day July 6th for Nassau.
At 9 a in. Monday *>1.1 > the nrsl
trip will be made for the Picnic
and tin'last boat from the Pknic
will he ( p. m.
A dancing platform will be
erected at Three Island- for the
i- \UI\S.- Round iripinclud
tag Picnic and dancing. 1 en
Tickets must be taken by 10
a. in. Saturday Julv ,| from Cap
LOUIS Isaacs or VV. Hall who
will furnish all information.
Johnaon'a Flut Wood Flnlahf"i
beautiful, artistic, hand rubbed eSecl
wiili'itit tl sipenss 'if nibbing.
Johnsiort'a Psvatt Wood Fillerf'>r
filling tin- -'tun and ports ol wond
prwparinK it hn t'l" finish
Johnsor,' Powdered Wa -fof ball
FOR. SALE BY
Chas. E. Albury
1 Moses Stubbj of Arthurs
Town left m\ wife Juleta in
my bouse and provided for bee
and now she left my home with
out my consent or without my
Knowledge of hei leaving. This
is to notifv the p .Mic that I am
free from all her tnAfctednessor
any other debt sh in'iy hereafter
transact and that I exempt her
from all mv benefits and sup
port! so long as S remains out
of mv house.
Mih A| ill, 1911-
Test. We do not sell it.
BUT we do sell and will
continue to sell
Standard Oil Co.
I Gasoline lest your GaSO-
line. We invite comparison wort
with any in the City.
Price aacts. per gallon in
50 gallon Drums, easterners
using 100 gals, or over per
1 Month 20c. gallon.
Watch our Notice for KeP-
lOsene in June.
Nn sau, M. I'., its? iSib, 1914'
DESIRI s in inform ins friends
and the Public thai If has
FRESH JUST ARRIVED
m EAST \''W ST UK I I
ju-t received cmplete outfit ol
facilities f.11 iiic buisness ol in un-
dcrtxki r. u l.i- h plups him in a
position to terry out Funerals ilwt
nny he entiusted to Ins cue with
iyiem and despatch; and resp*i t
fully solicits theii p itronage Gi l
my Prices firai m >l prove Id it they
re tlie verv I'twest for ill" firsl cl is*
Size 4 feet 2 ill. X 2 ft. 6 ill
For salt; at
Williams' Novelty Store
337 539 nav-sio.t.l-Ast
AT THE THREE
Tht Yoyiic Tiic Bot
and I he I'ijt