27 NOVEMBER 1915, Page 2

Turning to his immediate object, Lord Derby explained the exact

working of his tribunals, and dealt very clearly with many points in regard to exemption. It will, however, we trust, be noted most carefully by the nation that Lord Derby was by no means inclined to throw up his bat and declare that he had won his battle. On the contrary, he very gravely warned the nation that his scheme was by no means com- pleted : " Men are coming in in large numbers, but I should, indeed, be misleading you if I did not tell you that they must come in in very much larger numbers in the next, three weeks if they are going to make the position of voluntary service absolutely unassailable."