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Taisho 9 Postcard - needs some assistance with translation

weiji2001

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This postcard shows a military event. I can read the date on the left (16 May 1920, o Taisho 9), but can't quite make out the heading describing the event.

I'd appreciate the forum's help!

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Marc
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Toritoribe

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Actually, that's not a military event. It indeed shows a militaristic atmosphere of the era, though.

poem on the lower right corner
明治天皇御製
世の中の人に
おくれをとりぬへし
すゝまぬ*時に
すゝまざりせば
If you don't go forward when you should, you will fall behind people in the world.
Written by the Emperor Meiji


* This is a typo. It sould be すゝま.

caption under the picture
岳陽少年團**第六期入團式記念 関屋知事***ノ訓辞
Commemoration of the Sixth Enrollment Ceremony of Gakuyō Boy Scout
the Governor Sekiya's Address


** 岳陽少年團(=団) was a boy scout founded in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka prefecture in 1915.
*** 関屋(貞三郎) Sekiya (Teizaburō) was the governor of Shizuoka prefecture at that time.
 

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I am very grateful. I quite misjudged what it showed. Pleased to know what it actually is.

--Marc
 

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Correction:
Gakuyō Boy Scout was actually founded in Numazu city, Shizuoka prefecture. Sorry for my miswriting.
 
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