VOL. 5 : 6 NOVEMBER, 1905 - 3 NOVEMBER, 1906
3the land that has been ploughed ? Does the leakage in the roof continue or has it stopped ?Let me know if the shifting of the office to Mercury Lane hasaffected the flow of work. Do the whites come in greater numbers?
[PS.]Govindji says that he is not getting the paper regularly.I sent more Gujarati matter yesterday.Do see what is written on the back of the first four sheets also.
From a photostat of the original Gujarati: S.N. 4262
2. CABLE TO KING-EMPEROR
November 9, 1905
RITISH INDIANS, TRANSVAAL, TENDER TO HIS GRACIOUS MAJESTY HUMBLECONGRATULATIONS ON HIS SIXTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY.
3. LONG LIVE THE KING-EMPEROR
Thursday, the 9th instant, was the sixty-fifth birthday of HisMajesty the King-Emperor. Loyal congratulations were offered fromall parts of his vast dominions. No monarch of modern times hascommanded the admiration and love of his subjects as King Edwardhas. When he ascended the throne, his position was a most difficultone, since he had to succeed Victoria the Good; but, during the shortspace that he has occupied his supreme position, he has carried out thetraditions left by that noble lady, and has shown that, even in acountry constitutionally governed, the King has many opportunitiesof serving his subjects, in a way possible only to one who, like HisMajesty, combines a real appreciation of the dignity of his exaltedstation with a more than ordinary ability. By his sound judgment andtact, he has materially assisted in promoting the world’s peace, and theprosperity of the British Empire. He has endeared himself to hissubjects the world over because, being lord of all, he has made himself the servant of all. In the whole history of the world, no throne has
The cable was sent by the Transvaal British Indian Association throughthe Colonial Secretary.