SPECIAL GAZETTE. OF THE PROTECTORATE. Published under the authority of His Excellency the Governor of Hast Africa. Vol. XXI.— No. 658] NAIROBI, July 2, 1919. [Paroe 20 Cents] ProctaMation No. 62. spiritual authorities and ministers of religion in their respective Churches and other places of ‘By voe Kine. public worship throughout Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and in all quarters of PROCLAMATION, Our Dominions beyond the seas to take part as it may properly behove them to do in this great and common act of worship and Wedostrictly charge GHORGEH RB.I. and commandthat the said public day of thanks- Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to bring giving be religiously observed by all as they tender to a close the late widespread and sanguinary war the favour of Almighty God and have the sense of in which we were engaged against Germany and His benefit. her Allies; We therefore adoring the Divine Goodness and duly considering that the great and Given at Our Court at Buckingham Palace this general blessings of Peace do call for public and first day of July in the year of Our Lord One solemn acknowledgement have thought fit by and thousand nine hundred and nineteen and in the with the advice of Our Privy Council to issue ‘this tenth year of Our Reign. Our Royal Proclamation, Hereby appointing and commanding that general thanksgiving to Almighty God for these His manifold and great mercies be GOD SAVE THE KING. observed throughout Our Dominions on Sunday the sixth day of July, and for the more devout solemnization of the same We have given direc- tions to the Most Reverend the Archbishops and Government Noticr No. 225. the Right Reverend the Bishops of England to It is the wish of His Majesty that all parts of the compose a form of Prayer suitable to this occasion Empire should as far as possible unite in observing to be used in all Churches and Chapels and to, take the 6th July as a day of Thanksgiving. care for the timely dispersing of the same throughout their respective dioceses; and to the same end We do further advertise and exhort the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and all PrinteD BY THE GOVERNMENT Printer, NatRost.