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Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: D.M. Lee
Place of Publication: Hamilton Bermuda
Publication Date: -1920
Frequency: three times a week[jan. 1910-dec. 1920]
weekly[ former 1828-]
semiweekly[ former -dec. 1909]
three times a week
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Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: Bermuda Islands -- Hamilton
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1828?
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 93, no. 153 (Dec. 30, 1920).
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (Jan. 22, 1828).
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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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BERMUDA COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


No 1.-Vol. L STATE SUPER VIAS ANTIQUAS. 24s per Ann



Ha milton, Bermuda, Tresday, Janauary 2, 1877.


MARQUIS OF SALISBURY'S MISSION.


Xvt+- r6,


ITs SECRET HISTORY.
The Marquis of Salisbury has started for Con- By the Mayor, A ldermen and Comrn-
stantinople to represent Great Britain in a Confer- r* n Conci,
ance of the Great Powers, says the London corres- mon council,
pondent of the New York World. Thereisa secret OF THE TOWN OF IIA ~I LTON,
History about his mission which is rather curious. --_
The members of the Cabinet were recently divided THE F R E H L fR
in opinion as to the policy to be pursued on the H An iv .a 7j .0 AL Lin E R
Eastern Question. Some of them did not approve OF TH 1 E SAID TOWN,
of the pro-Turkish views of Lord Beaconsfield, and re e
thought that Lord Derby was not doing as much as 3re requested to Meet at the Town
he might do on behalf of the suffering Eastern fall,
Christians. The majority sided with the Prime [A|1
Minister and the Foreign Secretary, and the minor- b V
ity had either to acquiesce or resign. _The minority y A ^ S"
consisted of Lord Carnarvon, Secretary for the 2nd Jany. next, at II o'clock in the foren; on
Colonies, Mr. Gathorne Hardy, Secretary for War,
and Lord Salisbury, Secretary for India. All of TO ELECT TI E
them are known to belong to the High Church Mayor, Aldermen and Common
Party, a party which has a strong liking for the Couci
Greek Church, and a great desire to bring about a Council,
union between it and the Church of England. The For the Ensuing Year.
Rev. Mr. Liddon, dean of St. Paul's, and the Rev. N.A. BU T T R F IE [ TD,
Mr. MacColl, two High Church Clergymen, who
went to Servia to see the state of affairs there for Mayor.
themselves, brought back a terrific picture of Tur- Hamilton, Dec. 26th, 1876.
kish brutality and persecution, maintaining that
they had actually witnessed a Christian impaled in For Benefit of Owners Underwri-
Bosnia. Their story is generally regarded as too
highly coloured, and serious doubts are entertained ters and all Concerned
as to whether they were not deceived in supposing
that they had seen a man impaled. But in High Y A U T T I () N ,
Church circles their story produced a deep impres- C
sion, and the feeling that something ought to be WILL BE SOLD
done for the Eastern Christians was intensified.
A CABINET CnISis.-The members of the Cabinet O Tu N x
whose names I have mentioned shared this feeling, O n Tuesday N ext
and finding that they could not succeed in con-
vineing their colleagues by argument, they tender- The 2nd Prox., at 11 o'clock,
ed their resignations. This of course produced a On Davenport's Wharf,
powerful effect upon the Prime Minister. These
three men are the most efficient members of his The
Administration, and to supply their places would I.i S I 7, #I.## ,Sfi# $,
tax even his ingenuity. While this matter was un-
der consideration the proposal for an armistice was S A I L S, RIGGIN G,
made, and the suggestion that a conference of the And all the MATERIALS of Amr. Brig Fo.
Great Powers should meet in order to settle the
conditions of peace was put forward. Thereupon S. BERRY," Capt. York, put into this
it was resolved to offer Lord Salisbury the post of port in distress on a voyage from Per-
special ambassador, with full powers to make the nambuco to NewYork, and aban-
best terms possible for the better government of doned on survey and estimate.
the Christian provinces of Turkey. This being ac-
cepted, harmony was restored in the Cabinet. W C. HYLAND & Co.
Whether Lord Salisbury will prove a more success- Should Tuesday be foul then first fair day
ful negotiator than Lord Russell, who was en- after.
trusted with a corresponding commission during St. Georges, Decr. 27, 1876.
the Crimean War, remains to be seen. The latter
was charged with being too yielding at Vienna, and
it is possible that the former may be far from over- I o
exacting at Constantinople; but those who know (
Lord Salisbury the best augur great results from
his mission. 300 0 LS. Bright Grocery SUGAR
SKETCH OF LoRD SALIsBURY.-He is, indeed, a re- 300 B 50 Bs. V. P. Grocery SUGAR
markable man. He began life as a younger son, 30 Tierces Crushed SUGA I
being then known as Lord Robert Cecil. He had
distinguished himself at the University, and soon The above Sugars will be Sold Cheap in I
made his mark in literature and in Parliament. Lots.
For many years the most pungent articles in the J.R. DUERDEN,
Saturday Review were from his pen. I have often St.Georg, Dec. 1876.
met him at the annual dinner given to the contrib- eorges, Dee. 26th, 1876.-2
utors to that journal by the proprietors and I was -
as much struck with him personally as I was with PH 0 T 0 GRA H Y I
his articles. Tall and rather thin, with a large and U 1R ii
highly intellectual head, he would attract attention
in any assembly of gentlemen; and when he spoke iI TH E Undersigned most respectfuly informs I
he would be regarded as a man of uncommon abil- the Inhabitants of Bermuda generally C
ity. His manners are'exquisitely polished, as befits that he has obtained the assistance of a first j
one of noble birth; his tongue is as sharp, however, Class Artist from New York and is prepared to 1
as that of the most bitter satirist. Indeed, he was take
remarkable in the House of Commons for the keen-
ness of his utterances, and for his wonderful can-
dour. Not even Mr. Disraeli said more pointed and -
unpleasant things, and no one was less friendly to On Card and Cabinet Sizes.
Mr. Disraeli than Lord Robert Cecil. These two Old Pictures Copied and Renewed at the
members of the same party were as much opposed Photograph Gallery, Corner of Church and
as if they had belonged to opposing factions. The Burnaby Streets, Hamilton.
truth is, that Lord Salisbury is an intellectual
Tory, while Mr. Disraeli has always been a Radical JOHN ROGAN, Junr.
in Tory clothing. The measure of Reform which December 23rd, 1876.
Mr. Disraeli carried in 1867 was opposed by Lord
Salisbury alike in Parliament and in the Quarterly
Review. The unexpected death of his elder brother,
Lord Cranborne, changed Lord Robert Cecil's posi- NE
tion. The former suffered from the infirmity of -
total blindness, yet he was a man of high culture, ST UEOTO 3 0 )a
and devoted himself to literary study with a success From hedac, N. .,
that did great credit to his perseverance. Being From Shediac, N.1.,
unmarried, his death made Lord Robert Cecil the Ex Brigt. T. H. A. PI TT
successor to the marquisite, and thus it is that the *
young brother, who seemed doomed to struggle on The following
an inadequate income, which he had to eke out by TO hl A W J ,
literary labour, became the master of Hatfield and iai
the possessor of an income which probably exceeds Which the Subscriber offers
100,000. Though an earl, and a rich one, he is CHEAP FOR (CASH,
none the less a hardworking student when out of ULS Garnet Planting POTATOES
office, and a minister when in power, and he is a S Garnet Planting Po TATOES
peer who does honour to his order. He has openly EMi nnesota DO.
said that rather than see the privileges of the Early Rose DO.
House of Lords encroached upon, and that Chamber Onion Box M ATERI AL i
become a mere satellite of the House of Commons Tomato Do DO
he would vote for its abolition. In that event he OATS LATHS S
would again be eligible for a seat in the Lower LUMBER &c., &c.
House, and thereis no doubt that he would obtainTHOS. H. PITT S
one with ease. So long, however, as the House of 'I fIOS. H. P1 1 1. ^
Lords contains many men who, though less able, West Front St., Hlamilton, Nov. 27, 1876.
are more discreet and readier to accept a compro- [
mise, and to content themselves with the semblance For Sale,
of power, than Lord Salisbury, that House runs no
risk of being abolished. I ought to add that as BLS. Garnet POTATOES
Secretary of State for India he has distinguished 500 5 B arrlet MOiAToEt iT -i
himself. -As an administrator he is firm and bold. T arrels Minnesota POTA-
Studying all questions for himself, he is never mis TO ES
led or influenced by subordinates, and though he 75 Bis. Jackson White PI'OTATOES
has had some unpleasant controversy with one 500 Lbs. BARLEY, Pearled


Governor-General, he has not made any palpable 600 Bushels Black OATS
mistake. Succeeding, as he did, to the Duke of Half Bis. Thin Mess PORK
Argyll, who is also a man of rare ability, he has Bls. MACKEREL TURNIPS
lost nothing by comparison, and this is a test which GEESE and TURKEYS
few men could have borne so well. e
A French physician makes the remarkable state- 0 .
ment that one half at least of the so-called drowned ,
persons are buried alive, and that they may be R..... t
brought to life by proper treatment after having One BUGGY 2 HARNESSES
been "several hours under water." His remedy is
to get out the water, pour in and inject alcoholic One New never been used.
stimulants, and use a whip energetically, or hot The above just Arrived from Prince Edward
irons, in bad cases. The statement has been par- Island.
tially confirmed by the resuscitation of a man after
he had been under water in one of the Seine baths J. R. DUERDEN.
for morethan twenty minutes. St. George's, Dec. 26th, 1876.-2


Notice.

THE SUBSCRIBER
Begs leave to acquaint his Custom-
ers and the Public generally that he has re-
cently added to his Sgk of G ROCE I-
1IES and PROVISIONS a variety of
DfRIED FR UI TS, &c.,
Consisting in part as follows:-
W HOLE, Half and Qrtr, Boxes
Layer RAISINS
Sultana RIt -SINS for Puddings
Layer FIG-', 2-lb. Boxes
Do. DO., in 4 and 8-lb, Drums (cheap)
Do. 1)O in Baskets 3 lbs. each
Do. DO., (Pic Nic) in small oval Boxes, 3
Boxes to lb.
Do. DO., on Retail, per 10 lbs. or morp,
very cheap
French PRUNES in Glass Bottles, 3 lbs.
Other PRUNES on Retail
Florida ORANGES, very nice
Baldwin A PPLES
Mince M EA 1', 2-lb. Tins and 5-lb.
Buckets, best Composition for Pies
Brazil, Filbert and Pecan NUTS
WALNUT and Pea NUTS
Soft Shell ALMONI)D, 50 lbs. or more
CONFECTIONERY in 4 and 7-lb. Tins
Other CONFECTIONEItY
BISC UITS- Ginger Snaps, Cocoa
Nut Snaps, Cornhill or Nic Naes. Cream,
Milk, Jumbles, lemon, Sugar, Iced Fruit,
Iced Cakes, Gilmor's" Mixed, very hand-
some
Sugar, Lemon and Butter BISCUITS in Boxes
(Mlixed)
Cornhill or NIC N \CS in Boxes
Also,
English BISCUITS in Tins-say Fancy, Mix-
ed, Pearl, Bermuda, &c., &c.
Powdered IIERIPS-Sage, Savory, Thyme and
Mixed
Preserved MEATS. 1&e--y leef, Mutton,
Veal, &c., in I and 2-lb Tins
CHICKEN and TURKEY, 2-lb. Tins
Potted IIA N1, TONGUE and BEEF
Ess. BEEF I.iebeg's Extract BEEF
Wrcestershiro SAUCG A and Pint Bottles
SARtDINES, i and i-lb Tins, by Case
Olive Oil, 4 pint, A pint, I pint and quart
Bottles
Calfsfoot JIELLY in Bottles
BASKETS Assorted-Market, Fruit, Egg, &c.,
&c.
nfants Motto PAILS
Ditto Toy Ditto
Large White Cedar TUBS

TIN WARE, &c.
Baking Pans, round, oval and oblong shape
Pie Plates, Wash Bowls, Rinsing Pans,
)ish Pans, Basters, Cooks Ladles,
Dust Pans, half Covered in, Frying Pans,
Cassava Graters, Fine Wire Seives, 3 sizes,
apan Tea Trays, 18, '0, 24, inches
Table Knife SHARPEN ERSi
3oxes PIPES, assorted, 1 Gross each.
ALSO,
The Usual Assortment of
Provisions and Groceries,
Barrels IIAMS and BACON
Half Barrels Pickled TONGUES
Half Firkins Choice BUTTEIt
Smoked BEEF TURNIPS
CABBAGES ONIONS
B. E. DICKINSON.
lamilton, Bermuda,
Dec. 19th, 1876.-3




New Year's Stock
FOR PRESE~ATS, -iT LOW
PRICES,
CONSISTING OF:-
W ATCIHIES CLOCKS
JEWELRY (English and American)
olid SILVER Silver PLATEI)DWARE
Pearl Bone and Ilair GOOI)DS
PECTACLES, &c.
Making in all, as suitable a collection for the
mblic as any ever offered before.
C. S. WRITTEN,
Next west Gazette" Office
lamilton, December 18, 1876.


Notice.

ALL DEMANDS against the Es-
tate of the late SARAH BUTTER-
FIELD, Deceased, are requested to be forward.
ed to the Undersigned by SATURDAY, 6th
January, 1877. All Persons Indebted to said
Estate will be expected to make Payment by
the above named date.
THOSE. J. BUTTERFIELD,


Hamilton, Dec. 26th, 1876.-2


Administrator.


W A'I'CHES for Ladies, Watches for Gen-
tlemen, Watches for Boys, in gold or
silver cases, at prices to suit all, at CHILD'S


Valuable Real Estate,
In Smiths Parish.


ON THE PR EMISlES

ON TUESDAY,
The 16th January, next, at noon,
By order of the Administratrix of the late
HENRY JOHN ROBERT THOMAS DAVIS,
Under and by Virtue of an Order of
the Honorable Court of Chancery.
A LL that certain Tract of LAND
in Smiths Parish containing by estima-
tion Twelve Acres and Two Roods more or
less, bounded Easterly, by Lands now or lately
held by Henry Morton Peniston, Southerly,
partly by a certain Cross Road and partly by
Lands formerly of Robert Thomas Davis,
Westerly, partly by Lands of Alice Salton and
partly by Lands formerly of Richard Edward
Eve and Northerly, by Lands now or lately
held by William James Trott, or however
otherwise the same may be Bounded. Subject
to the Widow's Dower.
If Weather is not fair on the above mention-
ed day the Sale will take place first fair day
afterwards.
JOHN HARNETT,
Auctioneer.


18th December, 1876.


R E C EIVE D,


Per Canima,"
And will be Sold at these
Ilatesuntil January 1st 1877,


Low


EXTRA BUTTER. 18. 6d,
1BACON 1/4 lb. RAISINS 10d lb..,
CURRANTS 7d. SARDINES d.
OYSTERS 7d. LOBSTER 10d.
Corned BEEF 7d per lb.
Extra Oolong TEA 2/4 per lb.
Basket Bottle Salad Oi1 1/4
CONFECTIONERY (Scotch) I/ per lb.
Sperm CANI)LES 1/2 per lb.
ALK and PORTER 6d. per Bottle
SAUCES PICKLES MUSTARD
Navy CHOCOLATE, &c.
All Cheqap for CASilH.
K, H. DUERDEN.
Hamilton, Deer. 4th, 1876.-3 alt.

1877.


The Bermuda Sheet and
POCKET



FOR 1877,
Will be ready for Delivery on
THIURSDAY JNext, 21st instant.
The Sheet contains all the customary inform-
ation in an Almanack.
The Book contains DIRECTORIES for the
Towns of I lamilton and St. George; a General
Itinerary; a PL\N of the TOWN OPF HAM-
ILTON, and all information generally to be
found in such publications.
PRICEs-Sheet 1/; Book, plain, 1/6; Ditto.
interleaved, 1/9.
Can be had at the Post Office, St. George ;
of the Chief Warder, Royal Naval Yard, Irc-
land Island ; of the several Carriers of the
Gazette," and at the Gazette" Office.
Royal Gazette Office,
Dec. 18th, 1876.

A Reward of 30
W ILL be paid to any one (not the actual
offender) who shall give information
sufficient to convict the person or persons who
maliciously destroyed several Trees in the Park
in this Town on Sunday night last, and any
accomplice of such offender who shall give
said information will also not be prosecuted.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,
Mayor.
Hamilton, November 20, 1876.



BULL'S HEAD LIVERY
STABLE S.
DANIEL G. LANE Proprietor.
HAMILTON.:

Branch Establishment, St. George.

T HE Proprietor of the above Es-
tablishment having just returned hy the
anima" from New York, and brought with
him a number of NEW CARRIAGES and
Stylish YOUNG HORSES to add to his already
well selected Stock, begs to thank the Public of
Bermuda generally for their past Patronage and
hopes for a continuance cf the same.
Strangers visiting the Islands are particularly
requested to call and give the above Establish-
ment a trial before going elsewhere.
Hamilton, Sept. 19th, 1d76.


Clothes


Renovating.


ugAustus ^mitF
Has just returned from New York,
where he has perfected himself in the art of
DYING J3VD REJV/OV1/TIJYG
WORA CLOTHES,
And offers his services to the Public in that
capacity; and being thankful for past favors,
solicits a continuance of support from his late
patrons ; and the Public generally are invited to
call and examine \Work done by him.
He has opened a Shop in Burnaby Street near
Church, under the Photograph Gallery of Mr.
JoHN ROGAN, Jr.-
L('- AN AI'PPR'ENA'ICE wanted for the
above Business.
Hamilton, D)ecember 4th, 1876.

Valuable Real Estate
In WVaawick Parjish,
IFOR SALE.

A D)ESIIIABLE


Dwellijg oHouse
S In good order with the Parcel of
LAND thereto belonging containing Eight Acres
in planting and pasture land situated in the vi-
cinity of the Parish Church.
Terms accommodating. Further particulars
furnished on application to
ORMONDI T. MIDDILETON,
Hamilton.
%Iovr. 27, 1876.

Notice to all Persons.

THE Subscriber forbids any Per-
sons giving Ci EDIT on his Account as
he will not be responsible for any DEBT so
contracted, after his date. No_ Persou to use
his Name to either Merchant or Doctor in Con-
tracting a Debt for either Mother, Father, Sister,
Brother, Child or Wife.
ALLEN WVM. CASIlER ST''EELE.
December 8, 1876.

The Subscriber
REGS to call attention to the fact that he
is still at his Old H1 KRNESS ESTAB-
LISIHMENT, in Reid Street, where be is pre-
pared to PAINT and Titl I with a Superior
finish all Carriages placed in his charge.
Also, to execute UPIIOIsTERING of every
descriptioni-for Drawing Rooms, Bed Rooms.
&c., in the neatest style and with despatch,
Especially MA'iATTI E "S ES.
C, WV. GAUNTLETT.
Reid Street, Hamilton,
Oct. 30th, 1876.


S'omersc t.Lii,


e r


STABLES,
NEAR NAVAL CRICKET FIELD,
E. Crawley (Mail Contractor),
PROPRIETOR.


Horses and Carriages, (with Experienced Dri-
vers,) obtainable at all hours on accommnda-
ting Terms.
October 24th, 1876.

For Rent,

IA HOUSE,
In the Township, lately occupied by Assistant
Commissary General SATCHWELL. Immediate
possession given.
Apply at the Office of the Royal Gazette."
December 5, 1876.

To Coffee Growers.
rill E Famous large Coffee Berry of Liberia,
VWest Africa, can be had specially prepar-
ed for Seed from Messrs. James Irvine & Co.,
African Merchants, Commercial Buildings,
Liverpool. Orders for sample parcels of one
or two cwt., ought to be with them before De-
cember next or January 1877 at the latest. Price
160 per cwt. delivered in Liverpool.
k orwarding charges from Liverpool extra.
Messrs. James Irvine & Co., will forward
to any part of the World. Orders to be ac-
companied by cheque or satisfactory references.
November 28, 1876.-3

Jas. G. Lawrence,
Submtariie Contractor,
ST. GEORGES and HAMILTON,
BE RgiUItDA.
Examinations made and Leaks stopped at small
expense.
May 9th, 1876.

Christmas and New Year
Cards.
A Carefully Selected Assortment of tbh
above CARDS on Sale at the "Royal
Gazette" Stationery Store.
Hamilton, Dec. 11, 1876.


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Hamilton. January 5 1877.

1877.-On entering on our FIFTIETH year of the
publication of the Bermuda Royal Gazette" we ten-
der to our supporters our grateful acknowledgments of
the liberal patronage which they have extended to us,
trusting that in the year that has just dawned upon us
tl:ey will continue their favours.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
JANUARY 1, 1877.
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
has been pleased to appoint
1?Ir. Jolahn N. Hollis,
Of the "Dock," Devonshire, to be RECEIVING
IIOUSE KEEPER for that Parish, in the room t
of Mrs. Fran.c-s T. Joell, resigned.
By Command,
JAMER TUCKER,
1 Colonial Secretary;

CUSTOM HOUSE.-HAMILTON.
ENTERED.
Dec. 27-Schr. Sarah B., Unpton, Jacksonville; 123-
727 feet pitch pine lumber.-Agents, Trott & Cox.
Barque Caradoc, Bevan, London ; goods for merchants.
-Agent, Mrs. John D. Gilbert.
28-Brigt. Rover, White, Brunswick, Georgia; 77,177 -
feet pitch pine lumber, to S. S. Ingham & Co.
29-Seohr. Georzie Staples, Malony, Brunswick, Geo. ;
100,000 feet pitch pine lumber.-Agent, John Fowle.
Schr. Racer. Young, Demerara; rum, sugar, molasses,
&e., to S. S. Ingham & Co.
CLEARED.
Dec. 29-Barque Atlantic, Lanfare, New York; in-
ward cargo from Guadaloupe.
30-Brigt. Ellen C., Burns, Fernandina.
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE.
ENTERED.
Deer. 29-Schr. Jonas Smith, Standish, Maine; in dis-
tress. 7871 sugar box shooks.-Agents, W. C. Hy-
land & Co.
Jany. 1-R. M. Steamship Beta, Shaw, Halifax; Eng-
lish mail of 12th Deer., and assorted cargo.-Agent,
J. M. Hayward.
CLEARED.
Deer. 28-Schr. Joseph Wilde, Reed, Boston; 8229
bushels salt part of inward cargo.
29-Mail Steamship Alhambra, Wilson, New York;
4 cases mdzs., 2 carriages, 1 box glass, 48 bales
oakum and 5,273 bags sugar ex Brigt. G. S. Berry.
Jany. 1-R. M. Steamship Beta, Shaw.; St. Thomas;
mails.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED.
In the R. M. Steamer Beta from Halifax--Lieut.
and Mrs. Stevenson And 3 children, Revd. S. F.
Huestes, and 2 in 2nd Cabin, for Bermuda. For
St. Thomas-Rev. Faulkner, wife and 3 chil-
dren, and Mr. G. Davidson.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
Per Steamer Alhambra, for New York, Mr. Modena
Mrs. Modena and 2 children. Mr. & Mrs. T. H. Pitt,
Miss Libin, Miss Everest, Mr. Geo. Lawless, R. N.,
Messrs. Chas. Gooding, Laimez, C. M. Everest,
Estutano Flores, Clayton, H. Whiting, J. L.
Hutchinson, W. E. Khol, J. H. Connell, Rorback,
Manuel Contra, and 19 in Steerage.
The Pownal, from London, has arrived.
The Anne was up at London for Bermuda and Nas-
sau to leave December 10.
H. M. S. Rover, Capt. Barnardiston, from Bar-
bados, arrived on Wednesday last.
H, M. S. Eclipse, Captain Erskine, after a stay in
our harbour of some 16 days, took her departure to join
the ships at the Royal Naval Yard, on Saturday last.
Every day, whilst in Hamilton, with the exception of
Sunday, some of her men were on shore on liberty, and
their good conduct has been remarked on by every one.

A BALL.-A Subscription Ball, given by the
gentlemen of Hamilton and Paget Parish, took
place at the Masonic Hall, in this Town, on
Thursday evening last. The company began to
assemble, from all parts of the Colony, at about 9
o'clock, and dancing commenced soon after the ar-
rival of His Excellency the Governor, Mrs. Lefroy
and family. The Hall was soon filled with a bril-
liant assemblage, in which the army and the navy
with their gay uniforms formed a conspicuous part.
The ball room was neatly decorated with flowers
and evergreens; at the head the Flags of England
and the United States were gracefully blended.
The spacious Verandah, which was comfortably en-
closed, formed a most agreeable promenade, and a
resort for the wearied of dancing, seats being ar-
ranged on either side. Dancing was continued with
much spirit till suppertime, and afterwards resum-
ed and kept up till near the third hour of the
morning. The supper, which included all the
good things of the season, was elegantly arranged,
doing great credit to the taste and good judgment
of the manager; the wines were excellent. Too
much praise could not be awarded the Stewards
for that excellent arrangement which was conspic-
uous throughout the evening, and which called forth
the approbation of the guests as they retired ex-
pressing gratitude to the managers for their untir-
ing exertions to give them one of the most enjoy-
able evening's entertainments, in which they suc-
ceeded most perfectly. A string band from the
46th Regiment, kindly loaned for the occasion, de-


lighed the company with sweet music, which was
greatly admired for its precision and beauty, evi-
dencing that their instructor is a musician of no
mean order.

The Bazaar held by the Ladies of Zion Methodist
Church, at the Mechanics' Hall, in this town on Wed-
nesday evening last and the two following days, was
not we regret to say, so well attended as was hoped for.
The scarcity of money was evident on this as on simi-
lar occasions of late. There was a goodly display of
wares of various kinds.

REGATTA.
The Race advertised to take place on Wednes.
day last came off at the appointed time. Four
boats started from the stake-boat, opposite R. B.
Y. Club House, Hamilton harbour, viz.: Julia, 8
minutes in advance of Victoria, the latter in ad-
vance of Zeyhyr 6 minutes, which boat was in ad-
vance of Iris 6 minutes. The start was well exe-
cuted in a stiff, single reef breeze-wind from S.
W.-They kept their positions well till round the
extreme point of onward race, the Ducking Stool
Buoy, when the wind changed and subsequently
fell, eventually leaving the boats in a calm-up to
which period the race was well contested and ex-
cited a good deal of interest with yacht-racing
lovers. In consequence of the light wind the
boats did not observe course in returning. The
Zephyr came in first, beating Iris 1 minute 12
seconds.
We are requested by the Stewards to thank
those gentlemen who so kindly and liberally sub-
scribed to the funds to help to defray the expenses
of this race.
THEATRICALS.-It will be observed elsewhere that
the Rouse Family, father, mother and son, with the
assistance of other celebrities, intend having two per-
formances at the Masonic Hall, in this town,on to-mor-
row and Thursday evenings. Those who have wit-
nessed the performances of the Rouse family, espe-
ally Master Rouse, need no recommendation from us
respecting their excellent delineations of character.


1876 REVIEWED.

The year just ended hasbeen one of uncommon im-
portance, and there are few years that to the review-
er present greater and graver difficulties by reason
of the large masses of material at hand which must
be sifted. Commercially and politically the year
just ended has been of great moment, and what the
decisions and indecisions carried forward to the new
year may result in, it would be most difficult to
prognosticate. 1876 has seen a stagnation in trade
almost unexampled, the depression being continued
and aggravated from the previous year. Money
lost its buoyancy, the wants of industry and the de-
mands of speculation were limited in the face of the
large accumulated loans at disposal. And a fresh
illustration was publicly given that money being
the common denominator of trade must be controll-
ed not by a legislation that would fix its tolls at an
unalterable rate but by the innate activities of
trade. There has been an overproduction beyond
the absorbing capacities of profitable markets. And
the manufacturing and carrying trades have espe-
cially suffered. And so bound up now-a-days is one
industry with another that all must participate in
any curtailment of large staple industries. There
are several peculiarities attending this depression of
trade-a superfluity of capital begging employment
at a minimum cost, and plenty of bread contrasting
with bygone crises with dearth of both money and
bread. This exhibits the careful husbanding of
profitable earnings in years just past of industrial
activity and abundant harvests that leave no lack.
The depression has not been restricted to one or two
countries. It has been universal, extending alike to
all nationalities and all classes. The large sums
advanced by the British Public in Foreign Loans
and a large proportion of which have been used in
stimulating trade have proved during the last year
almost, all of them unproductive investments, the
principal of the great majority being endangered.
Accumulations sought profitable channels of invest-
ment,i money was plentiful, the borrowers were
plausible, and the lenders were only too eager to
believe they had got a profitable outlet for supera-
bundant capital. Those whose incomes were small
from small investments sought to increase their
store by a seemingly more profitable return. And
on this class and they not a few, the collapse of
Foreign loans has told severely. Those who were
Kings in iron and coal which of late years in Brit-
ain have had an astonishing development, the work-
men also participating by earning increased wages,
have suddenly been checked in their career of pros-
perity and their properties have become scarcely
self-sustaining or have been abandoned with or
without a bankruptcy. And perhaps the full ef-
fects of these have not yet been experienced in the
fashionable world and in the ordinary walks of so-
cial life. The London Season of 1876 was less
brilliant than those which preceded it, some pro-
nounced it even a total failure. Idle coachmen,
unfilled apartments. And 1877 Season will from
necessity if not from prudence prove as the expres-
sion goes tamer still. Industries and investments
unproductive and money on hand in no demand.
The results in the long run may be beneficial in in-
ducing a well timed economy-that even in pros-
perity a portion of income should be conserved
against a wet day. Another source of loss to a
large section of the British Empire to the Angle
Indian has been the severe depreciation of silver, al-
most curtailing an Officer's income now quite small
enough twenty-five per cent. The origin of the
evil was easily discernable in throwing on the
market too much silver, more than it was capable of
absorbing, the metals of monetic value being them-
selves also subject to the laws regulating merchan-
dize. Germany denomitizing silver was the first
impetus, then the reputed productions of the Ame-
rican silver mines, the first reports of whose fertile
outputs have hardly been sustained by subsequent
enquiries, and then perhaps errors in the financial
managements of Indian Bills and specie reserves.
A slight improvement occurred in the latter por-
tion of the year, caused by the export of silver to
China to purchase silks in anticipation of othei
markets, showing a deficiency of customary supply.
the hoarding up in the American Treasury for the
projected withdrawal of the paper currency from
. circulation, and the rumors that Germany intended
returning to a compound standard requiring so
much silver coin for the ordinary circulation oi
petit transactions. In 1876 was also completed the
visit of the Prince of Wales to India auspiciously
began in the last quarter of 1875. That progress
was watched with interest by all classes of the
British People and a popular knowledge was dis-
seminated of India on the one hand, and of the re-
lations subsisting between it and England on the
other; the presence of the Heir Presumptive having
also among the native Princes no inconsiderable
weight, while to the Prince himself was revealed
something of the general character of the Indian
Dependency of the Crown. As a fitting sequel tc
that visit Her Majesty will be proclaimed Em.-
press of India" during the month of January with
befitting ceremony. Jealous of infringement or
ancient customs and titles, and with no desire t<
unnecessarily expand the powers of the Crown, th(
IHouse of Commons discussed the proposal of th(
additional Title with some misgiving as to its strict
propriety and necessity and evidently sanctioned
much more restricted use of the title Empress thai
was originally intended. If the purposes projected
shall in any way be served, not even the mosi
scrupulous constitutionalist will have cause for re-
gret. Another event of general importance hat
been the return of Captain Nare's Arctic Expeditioi
with a chronicle of facts which go to show that i
is now almost fool hardly in the face of hard expe.


rience to undertake any more such voyages at leas
for the immediate present, where no object of spec.
ial utility can be gained, where neither science no:
commerce can reap any substantial advantages and
where the mere love of adventure can discover little
for pleasing indulgence. Another event of genera
importance to the British people has been the re
tirement of Disraeli from the House of Commons
and his acceptance of a Peerage as Earl Beacons.
field. As the Premier informed his old constituents
his health had rendered his retirement from the ac
tive arena of the Commons necessary, and at the
end of the last session it was his intention to hav(
retired into private life and to have died a simple
commoner. But in the Queen's solicitation he was
induced to retire to the Upper House and to retain
his post as Premier on the solicitation of his col.
leagues. And the country may be congratulated
on having his matured judgment, ample knowledge
and real patriotism at this critical juncture when
experience and firmness are so absolutely necessary
The Philadelphia Exhibition which we shall briefly
notice in course is another distinguishing charac-
teristic of 1876, marking the Centennial of United
States independence, and the growth and progress
which these States have made in civilization espec-
ially during the last half century. We may cer-
tainly be proud, as Lord Dufferin truly remarked,
of belonging to a race which has exhibted such as-
tonishing expansion.
But the special event of 1876 has been the so-
called Servian War not by reason of its own merits
but owing to the collateral issues in which every
European State has some stake. The discontent in
a county of Turkey strengthening into an armed
resistance to official authority presents nothing in
itself uncommon nor would it ordinarily have
aroused more than a passing interest and Turkey
would have been left to deal quietly with her re-
bellious subjects. The o r-_,. ,Yf -. )f Servia is af-
ter all a 1.... and a not, rj. 9't, ti t. :. as a
whole, with a considerable population to look for
support to a limited stock of resources. But two
Provinces in the West of Servia had been for full


twelve months at open rupture with the central
-Turkish Power which showed an incapacity for
subduing and pacifying the belligerents in Bosnia
and Herzegovina. The secret of this mismanage-
ment of a domestic trouble was owing to the late
Sultan Abdul Aziz positive insanity, his perpetual
sudden whims endangering the stability of the
whole Empire, leading to disaffection among the
official classes and tending to the fostering of dis-
content in Provinces where there could exist no re-
sonable grounds for it. In Bosnia and Herzegovi-
na there were special difficulties for the varied po-
pulations and creeds and the difficulties of regula-
ting their various status by reason of their deep
rooted prejudices. The deferring of the day of set-
tlement with these two Provinces emboldened an
adventurous and unscrupulous party to excite Ser-
via, believing that the same dalliance and the same
weakness would be exhibited by the Turkish Exec-
utive and that in the meanwhile other Provinces
could also be aroused to join the trio now in open
defiance, and that the wedge would be so far driven
into Turkish Power as almost presently to weaken
it and ultimately expell it from Europe. The plan
had long been laid, the schemes had been silently
and somewhat skilfully manipulated, and all ap-

parently required was the first fitting opportunity
for Panslavism to make a bold and a seemingly per-
manent advance. Of herself Servia was weak and
incapable of any prolonged contest. But secret
agencies were industriously at work seeking a quar-
rel with Turkish authority through Servia and
Prince Milan became the mouth piece not of his own
principality only but also of the sympathizers who
poured into Servia and of those who staying at
Shomo sent substantial aid for the cause. The Ser-
vian Commander was q= Russian General of some
ability who had been liMing obscurely in St. Peters-
burg, after his exhibition in Central Asia of an
overzeal which the Russian Government did not, as
they sometimes do forbidden conduct when success-
ful, regard with favour. General Tchernayef ought
now to be familiar for he has been most widely ad-
vertized in the War Bulletins and in the progress
of the Servian contest Russian Volunteers and
Russian Officers have poured into Servia not per-
haps to the extent at first surmized but more nu-
merous than the ordinary run of such cases usually
call out of daring adventures. Almost from the
outbreak of hostilities the war assumed a Rus.
sian character. Official Russia did not appear but
kept a plausible conduct at first to repress and con-
ciliate in conjunction with the other guaranteeing
Powers. Had Turkey been left to deal only with
Servia the results would have been by no means un-
certain and promptness might have marked the
quelling of insurrection. But Turkey was suffer-
ing from three disadvantages which retarded a
speedy attempt at suppression of the insurrection.
The Servian troubles had been ripened by Russian
interference and Russia was at the back of Servia,
if not as a great European Power at least by a di-
rect popular assistance. The magnitude of the
Russian support has doubtless been exaggerated
and too high an estimate was taken by the Turk-
Sish commanders of their antagonist's real strength.
And the Turkish troops, though excellent fighting
material, were neither equipped nor officered to
strike a series of blows and rapidly follow them up
I to a decisive point. 2nd. The state of anarchy at
Constantinople, a mad Sultan, a successor but little
removed above sanity, and a murderous onslaught
* on Cabinet Ministers, all these circumstances were
I highly unfavorable to a sound healthy policy di-
recting the Army in the field. 3rd. By the Treaty
of Paris which had been subsequently revised in
f London, the relations subsisting between Turkey
and several of her Provinces were subject to the in-
section of the Great Powers; the object being to
t protect the Christian elementss of the Turkish em-
*- pire in a manner that would command the sympa-
thies of Christian States without exciting any jea-
lousies. Turkey, so to speak, was a sort of Chan-
cery Ward, the guardians being unable to agree
. among themselves. Thus there existed many
drawbacks in the way of a prompt action deciding
the difficulties of the day which hourly grew worse.
r In the capital of the empire no central authority of
, any power, the head of the State an incapable and
a shifting panorama not more satisfactory as it
i proceeded, plotting and contending with a fanati-
I cism which might at any time expand into large
) dimensions, the contests of rival diplomatists con-
f dealing real designs behind plausible utterances
and actions, all these things added to a not well
accoutred force in the field gave Servia, Russian
3 Servia, many advantages to consolidate and ad-
vance their lines of offence and defence.
* Again the physical features of the country do not
. admit of rapid movements-and so while the Ser-
vians could take up strong positions it required
time and energy for the Turks to march forward
and encounter them. Those considerations in a
Measure explain tardiness which to military tacti-
cians seem almost inexplicable in these days of des-
perate and prompt conflicts, for months now count
Sas years did formerly in warfare.
(To be continued.)

EoM DEMEEARA.-We have been favored, by
Captain Young of the Schooner "Racer," with
t files of Demerara papers of the 13th ultimo.
We notice two deaths in Georgetown, viz :-
At the residence of Dr. Pollard, Colonial Hospi-
Stal, Georgetown, on Sunday, Deer. 10th, HENRY
SCUNARD STEVENSON, M.D., F.R.C.S.E., L.M., aged
38. [Dr. S. was a native of Canada and has been
- in Demerara since 1860.]
s At his residence, Carmichael Street, Dec. 12, the
1 Honorable W. R. INGuLIS, Colonial Receiver Gene-
ral, aged 67.
[Mr. Inglis held the post of President of the


Turks and Caicos Island from January 7, 1854, un-
" til December 1862 when he was appointed to the
I office which he held at the time of his death.]
A weekly communication by steam has been
l opened between Georgetown, Demerara, and the
Island of Barbados. The vessel employed in this
service is.called the Mayflower, a screw steamer, said
to be of convenient size for the service. She left
- Demerara on her first trip on 11th December. She
s had 62 passengers of whom 16 were first class, and
e a full cargo of charcoal.
e Governor Hennessy left Barbados for England
e in the Royal Mail Steamer Tasmania on the 1st ult.

a RAINFALL-DECEMBER, 1876.
1 0-17 17 0-90
I 2 0-28 18 0-00
S 83 0-28 19 0-65
1 4 0-11 20 0-00
5 0-04 21 0-00
6 0-35 22 0-02
7 0-386 23 000
8 0-01 24 0-01
9 0-15 : 25 0-21
10 0-38 26 1-27
11 0-00 27 0-14
12 1-35 28 0-00
13 0-20 29 0"00
14 0-00 30 0-00
15 0-00 31 0-17
S 16 0-30 --
r I Total 7-35 Ins.
Rainfall, December, 18765................... 4-30 Ins.
Average December Rainfall for 6 years } 5 Ins.
: 1870 to 1875 inclusive......................
f ---. B ------------ -
The London Times says that in 1874-75 England
-. 9 .i, in building irouciads 7-.' :00; in -. e. ".
ironclada, .c -',/.-',..,; in building unarmoured ships,
C.;-.,000 in other words, the repairs of the
year amounted to nearly 40 per cent. of the whole
expenditure,


SArris al of t!e E..g(sh3 Mail of 12tllh
SlDece; bes.
The Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Captain Shaw,
with the Ecglish Mail of the 12th ultimo, arrived
at St. Georges yesterday morning. The Beta was
detained at Halifax by the prolonged passage of
the Atlantic Steamer Circassian.
We are indebted to Captain Shaw for Halifax
i apers of the 27th ultimo, from which as well, as
tapers from other friends, we obtain six days later
accounts both from Europe and the United States.
A terrible catastrophe occurred at the Convent of
Ste. Elizabeth, County Joliet, 45 miles N.E of
Montreal, on the night of 25th December. The
whole building was destroyed by fire and 13 of the
inmates perished in the conflagration. All the
community were in bed, and the Nuns as well as
the children that escaped saved nothing but their
night clothes-there were 95 persons in the Convent
sides the Sisters in charge.
EUROPE.
LONDON, Dec. 26.-It is estimated that 250 men
and 120 vessels were lost, in the recent storm on the
English and Scottish coasts.
The "Daily Telegraph's special correspondent
at Pera says: Midhat Pasha, at an unofficial in-
terview with Lord Salisbury, refused to accept the
proposition for an international commission to
superintend reforms. Lord Salisbury, I am told,
telegraphed for a steamer to he in readiness to con-
vey him to Athens, if the Porte should continue
unyielding. Great quantities of arms and ammu-
nition are being received from America. The tem-
per of the population is warlike, and the situation
is'critical. On Saturday the Softas made a demon-
stration before the Russian embassy, shouting' down
with Russia.'" Russian steamers have ceased run-
ning on the Black Sea.
The Steamship "Brittannic" run from New York
to Queenstown in seven days and thirteen hours,
the quickest time on record.
It is estimated that fully one hundred and fifty
lives were lost in the recent gale on the east coast
of Scotland and England. The Times' despatch
from Shields says the shores of the Tyne are strewn
for three or four miles with wrecks. Similar ac-
counts come from all points along the east coast.
DELHI, Dec. 22.-Preparations on a magnificent
scale are making for the proclamation of Queen
Victoria as Empress of India here on the 1st of
January. Native princes and chiefs are arriving
daily. A review of the troops took place to-day
before the Commander-in-chief of the Indian forces.
The new Turkish constitution declares the Sul-
tan to be the Caliph of Mussulmans and Sovereign
of Ottomans. Freedom of all creeds is guaranteed;
liberty of the press and freedom of education are
granted ; primary education is made compulsory,
and all subjects are eligible to hold public office,
and the rights of property and domicile are declar-
ed inviolable. A Senate and Chamber of Deputies
to be established, which will receive messages from
the Sultan and have the privilege of voting. The
imperative mandate is prohibited. The initiative
in framing laws belongs to the responsible ministry
and the deputies.
BERLIN, Dec. 22.-The Emperor William closed
the session of the German Parliament to-day, with
a speech from the throne. His Majesty said in re-
i ference to foreign affairs:
The negotiations of the powers upon the Eastern
question, as far as proceeded with, justify the hope
that my efforts, and the mutually conciliatory and
peaceful intention of the powers immediately con-
cerned, will be successful in solving the pending
questions without prejudice to the good relations,
now existing. Germany will continue, by friendly
disinterested mediation, to lend her co-operation
for attainment of this end,
The Greek Chamber of Deputies have unanimous.
ly passed a bill raising the strength of the military
forces to 200,000 men.
In view of the Brooklyn fire the Lord Chamber-
lain has issued a memorandum to prosecute theatri-
cal managers who violate the rules concerning
facilities of exit for their audiences. The maxi-
mum penalty under the Act is twenty-five hundred
dollars.
UNITED STATES.
NEW YORK, Dec. 26.-The President to-day sent
to the Senate the correspondence between the Un-
ited States and Great Britain on the subject of ex-
tradition. The conclusion shows that the treaty
has been restored to vitality, by the act of Great
Britain, in receding from her former position, and
the United States Government is now prepared to
consider the question of amendment.
NEW YORK; Dec 25.-President Grant, in reply
to a press interviewer, said he was not afraid of an
armed collision in connection with the Presidency,
no matter what the fears of others. It seemed to
him the people desired only a fair count in the
Southern contested States, in order to be satisfied
of the result.
A broken rail near Bellefontaine, Ohio, threw a
passenger train from the track yesterday, wounding
thirty persons, some fatally.
Oil tanks burst at Oil City, Pa., yesterday ; S200,-
000 worth of property was destroyed.
The Directors of the Western Union Telegraph
have authorized President Orton to make all proper
legal resistance to the demand of Congress or its
Committee for confidential telegrams.
The address of the Irish people, which President
Grant, some months ago, declined to receive, except
through the English Legation, was considered in


- Committee on Foreign affairs and its acceptance
recommended. J. O'Connor Power, M.P., bearer
of the address, explained the object of the Irish
people in sending their congratulations to the
American people.
The House has passed a resolution arrogating to
itself supreme power over telegraph messages. It
is believed President Orton will contest the right.
CUBA.-A Havana letter says the Spanish army
15,000 strong was recently defeated by' 10,000 Cu-
ban insurrectionists, losing 3,000 dead, wounded,
and prisoners.
MEXICO.-The civil war in Mexico for the presi-
dency, is assuming large proportions. 60,000 men
are reported under arms, most of them supporting
Dias in opposition to Iglesias.

For the Royal Gazette.
"The way of the wicked is as darkness."
Prov. iv. 19.
A dark, thick and hazy night,
Hiding the earth from sight,
The Traveller gropes his way with trouble and pain,
Pitfalls and dangers surround him, and he fain
Would seek a path, but his light has gone out, and no
guide
Is near to help him, for with his own hand he has thrust
Him aside,
Has repelled Him, has scorned Him, has driven away
The light of GOD'S love, the far spreading ray
Which, shed on man's path, leads to Heaven's bright
day.
LOTOPHAGUS.

It turns out now that the bonds of Tamania
Railway, and Cadiz water works, held by the city
of ,. -.l,,v: as security from '-. ... Grant, are
worthless, and it Is said coupons have been de-
tached from Lewis and Kennebec bonds, rendering
them comparatively of little value. The whole of
the 400,000 will, it is believed, be lost to Quebec.


BERMUDA HUNT.
Thursday, 4th January......Smith's Church 3'15 p.m.
Tuesday, 9th January... The Flatts 3-15 p.m. To fin-
ish at Mangroville by invitation of the Honorable
S. S. Ingham.
Friday, 12th January...... The Race Course, Shelly Bay,
3-15 p.m.
PROSPECT GARRISON CROQUET CLUB.
There will be a meeting on Tuesday (this-day), the
2nd January, 1877. Band of 46th Regt., at 3"30 p.m.

gW We find it is necessary to intimate to some of
our advertising friends that our terms for all work per-
formed at our Office, whether through the medium of
the GAZETTE or otherwise, are CASH.

We are much pleased to notice by the English
papers, received by Mail yesterday, that the Revd.
E. G. Ingham took his M. A. Degree at Oxford on
7th December.

BIRTH, in Devonshire Parish, on the 23rd ultimo,
the WIFE of Thomas N. Dill, Esqr., of a SON.
........., at Halifax, N. S., on the 10th December, the
WIFE of Willis R. S. Wainwright, Esq., of a DAUGHT-
ER.

MARRIED.-On the 5th December, at St. Jude's
Church, Southsea, by the Rev. J. S. Blake, M.A., Vicar,
WILLIAM G. SANDS, Esq., of Hiogo, Osaka, Japan, to
ELIZABETH FANNY COLECHIN, youngest daughter of
William P. Colechin, Esq., of Queen's Lodge, Southsea.
-London Times, December 7.
,.:- .: qW.-.g..-.%
DIED, at Ireland Island, on Friday, the 15th Deer.,
1876, MARY JANE the beloved wife of Edward Gardi-
ner, and third daughter of Stephen B. Richardson,
aged 30 years, leaving an infant Son, with a large cir-
cle of relatives and friends to deplore their loss. Loved
by all who knew her.-(Com.)


Notice.


The Salvors,
In the Case of the American Schr.

SF. A. Magee,

Captain YOUNG,
lire Requested to 'Meet at Ham.
ilton,

On Wednesday Next,
3rd Instant, at 12 o'clock,


At the Office of the Worshipful M. A.
for the purpose of submitting their
Claims to the Arbitrators
W. C. HYLAND &

St. George's, Ist Jany. 1877.


M. FRITII,
respective

CO.,
Agents.


Royal Bermuda Yacht

Club.
'PHE ANNUAL MEETING of the ROYAL
* BERMUDA YACHT CLUB will take
place on


The 8th January, 1877, at 4 p.m.,
In accordance with the sixth rule of the Club.

HENRY FOWLER,
Honorary Secretary.
December 30, 1876.-1

THE Regular Quarterly Meeting
of the YOUNG MEN'S FRIENDLY IN-
STITUTION will take place, at the LANE
SCHOOL RooM, on MONDAY Evening next,-
the 8th Instant, at 7*30, p.m.
Financial Cards can be supplied at same
time.
By Order of the President,
HENRY SWAN,
Secretary.
Hamilton, Jany. 1st, 1877.


For Rent.


A0.1- A


WESTFIELD,'


A Commodious DWELLING HOUSE in
Pembroke Parish, in sight of the Southern Main
Road leading to the Admiralty House and about
fifteen minutes walk from the Town of Hlamil-
ton, with a CARRIAGE HOUSE, STABLE
and other outbuildings.
SAML. SALTUS.
Hamilton, 2nd Jany., 1877.-2pd


Information Wanted.

NY Person formerly connected with the
Convict Establishment who remembers
a Young Man named JOHN REILLY, trans-
ported about 1848 or 1849 for supposed Com-
plicity in the death of Roev. Thomas Maguire of
County Leitrim, is requested to Communicate
to the Colonial Secretary any Information about
him, especially whether still living-br if dead
when he died-for information of his relatives,
December 30th, 1876.

L0 ST,
ON tne afternoon of Wednesday last the 27th
Instant, between the [load opposite. the
late residence of Col. Somerset and the Flatts
I!ridge,

AN OVERCOAT.
In one of the Pockets of which there was a Royal
Arch Apron. If the finder will kindly leave it
at the Royal Gazette" Office he will be re-
warded.
29th December, 1876.


For Sale.


The Barque

TELLAo
243 Tons


With SAIL S,


1-3 01TS,


CHORS and CHAINS, &c., &,., &e.


Appl) to


A,.. li IUTTI2RFJELD.


liamilton, Nov. 7th.-cont. 3p ti.







BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


To-morrow, Wednesdaq,
3rd Inst. at 12 o'clock,
ltl the Ofd S t s ,
I WILL SELL,
BRLS. Extra Family FLOUR
Ditto Corn MEALI
Bags BRAN Ditto OATS
lif. and Qr. Boxes RAISINS
Small Boxes FIGS
Oolong TEA in small packages
100 Gross MATCh ES 10 Boxes SOAP
CIGARS SALT COAL
HAMS SHOULDERS
BUCKETS BROOMS, &c., &c.
And whatever else may appear on day of
Sale.
JOHN HARNETT,
Auctioneer.
Hamilton, 2nd January, 1877.
For Benefit of Owners, Underwri-
ters, and.all others Concerned.

BYA U CT IO N,
WILL BE SOLD,

In Froml of O r fSor',
At 12 o'clock,

On Thursday next,
4th Instant,
THE
I sULJL, SPSRS,
Sails, Rigging, Chains,
Anchors, Boats, C c., <^c.,
Of Schr. LEADING STAR," Atkinson, Master,
which Vessel, while on a voyage from She-
diac, N.B., to this Port, struck on the
Reefs west of these Islands, and
on Survey and Estimate has
been abandoned.
B. W. WALKER & CO..


Agents.


Hamilton, Jany. 1, 1877.


Notice,

BY AUCTION,

On Thursday next,
At 1 o'clock P. M.,
In Front of the Stores of the Un-
dersigned,
1 Handsori.e Bay

HR 0 R SE
A SplendiI driver and one of the finest Saddle
Horses in the Island.
B. W. WdLKER & CO.,
Auctioneers
Hamilton, Jany. 1, 1877.*


CARD.

T IiE Undersigned begs to say
S will


that he


RE-OPEN
His C'LI SSES (D.V.) on


8th Proximo, at 9 a.m.
COURSE:-
English Branches (Primary and Advanced)
Classics
Mathematics
French Language and Literature
Elementary Science.
For further particulars apply to
WM. YOUNG.
29th December, 18'76.

Sugar! Charcoal!
6 U.lIX O!

THE UNDERSIGNED
Have Received the following ex Schr. Racer"
from Demerara.
SUGA R-in Barrels
White Crystalized Vacuum Pan
Yellow Vacuum Pan, and
Muscovado-Choice Groe ry
CHARCOAL-in Sacks
Peruvian GUANO-in Bags
The above will be sold at Low Rates for
CASH.
S. S. 1NGHAM & Co.
January 2, 187'7.


SEED POT6dTOES.


400 BIs. Garnet Red,'
Carefully selected for Seed,
Expected per Brigantine Excelsior" in a few
days.
S. S. INGHAM & Co.
January 2, 1877.


Lost,
ON SUNDAY, the 31st December,
or from Trinity Church in the
supposed in Church Street, between
Street, and Victoria Street,


going to
Morning,
Rurnaby


A LADY'S
Gold PE'^d 47sS,
Wilh Topaz.
The finder will be suitably rewarded by leav-
ing it at the Office of the Royal Gazette."
Jany. 1st, 1877.


I'll 000 tttc~tmn


The Residue of the Stock of DRY GOODS at J. A. ATWOOD'S
Tlhe Residue of the Stock of DRY GOODS at J. A. ATWOOD'S


Will be


Sold, by auction ,


SALES TO BEGIN ON

FRIDAY, the 5th Inst., at Noon,
And will be Continued on TUESDAY, the 9th instant.
The said Residue of STOCK is represented by the following List-viz.:

ALPACCAS-Black, Scarlet, Lustre, Figured, Silecia-Linings
White, Striped Scarfs-Gents' Silk
Satin Fold
BRILLIANTS Sewing Silk-Skein and Reel
Belts-(Ladies and Gent's) Fancy and Elastic Sash Ribbon
Boot Laces
Boot Elastic TARLATAN MUSLINS-Silver Sprig'd, Gold
Brushes-Hair, Clothes, Shaving, Tooth, Nail, Ditto, Black and Gold, White, Green,
Paint Pink, Blue
Blank Books Tobacco-" Lone Jack" in I lb bags
Blotters Table Covers-Worsted, Oil Baize
Books-Spelling, Where is it?" Pocket Clasp, Towels-Turkish and others, White
Copy Tins for Kerosene Oil
Blank Sets Bills of Exchange Thread, Reel and Machine-Skein
Braids-Military, Cotton, Black, Mohair, Fur- Tapes
nature Tea Trays-Fancy
Buttons-Coat, Vest, Pearl, Shirt, Royal Ar- UNION and LINEN
tillery and Royal Engineers, Agate, Metal, Under Shirts-Merino, White & Brown Cotton
Livery, Navy, Linen, Lasting
Black Silk Handkerchiefs VELVET-(Black Cotton) Black, Pink and


Drab Terry
COBURG-Black, Blue, Drab Veils
Cretonne Veiling Net
Collars and Cuffs W TBD
Calico-Furniture, White, Brown, Twill'd WRISTBANDS
Canton Flannel Water coolers
Canvas-Tailor's Waterproof Tweed
Collars-Linen and Paper (Men's and Boys') Work Boxes
Cord-Black and White Cotton, Gold, Gilt and YELLOW BANDS-Military.
Silvered _
Cloth-Broad Cloth, Scarlet, Black, Blue, Doe-
skin ANTIMACASSARS
Cassimere-Buff Antimacassar Braids
Corsets-Ladies' and Children's BUCKRAM
Calico Trimmings Bunting-Blue, Green, Yellow,
Cup Mops i Buckles
Curtain Muslin Blonde Laces-White and Black
Cricketing Caps Braids-White in boxes
Carpet Protector Batiste
Carpeting Braces


Dowlas
Drill-Cotton and Linen
Duck-Imperial
Denims-Blue
Dusters
Dressing Cases
Darning Thread
Tt -w J ad *


White
k


Blueing Fig
Belt Buckles
Bouquet Holders
Brooches
Bodices
Blocks-assorted-large and small
Baking Powder in Tins
Bath Brick


uesKs- vv ring
ENVELOPES ,CORD and TASSELS
ENVELOPES Cigar Cases
Embroidery Insertions Cribbae Markers
Elastic-assorted, wide andnarrow-Black and Collar Studs
White Cap Lathers
FRILLINGS in variety-Daisy, &c. Cap Lace-Gold
Flannel-Canton Cheveron Lace
Fishing Lines Cap Peaks
Fishing Hooks Carpet Binding
Fancy Work for Braiding I Cushion Patterns-Braided
Fringes-Black Silk, White Cotton, Assorted Crowns-Gilt for Military Caps
Silk Copper Measures
Candlesticks-Plated
GLOVES-Gauntlet, Driving, Norway, Taffi- Coffin Furniture
ta, White Kid, Dog-skin, Berlin Cigars
Gossamer-Brown, Blue, Drab, Green Chicory
Gold and Silver Leaf Coffee
Glass Cloth
Grass Cloth for Dresses DOESKIN-Black
Glazed Linings-Green, Yellow Drawers-Merino, Cotton and Linen
Granadine--Black, very fine and very wide Damask-Brown Linen, White Linen and
Galloon Cotton
HAIR NETS Dresses-Muslin Costume
Hair NET ad Iat Dress Material.-(assorted) in' Alpaccas, Mo-
Hair Brushes-Toilet and Infants hair Lustre, Lama, Plaids, White and
Handkerchiefs-Pocket, Linen, Silk, Cotton Clored Muslins, White an
Hair Pins-Fancy Ditto Deck Scrubbers


Hooks and Eyes
Hollands-Brown, Buff, Slate
Head Handkerchiefs


INSERTION LACES
Italian Cloth (black)
Ink Stands
Ink Powder-Black and Red
KNIVES
Knitting and Me nding Cotton
LINEN AND UNION-White, Slate, Black,
Yellow
Lace-(variety) in Cotton, Thread, Valencienne
"Lone Jack" Tobacco in 1 lb bags
Looking Glasses
Lavender Water
Lawn
Lama
Muslins-Spotted, Tarlatans, Book, Mull, Jao-
conet, Cross-barr'd, Dotted, Curtain
Marcella-Buff
Moreen-White
Machine Twist and Threads
NET-White, Black, Veiling, Dotted
Neck Ties
Oil'd Baize for Table Covers-Different pat-
terns


POCKETS-Silk Braided
Persian Silk-Pink, Green, Yellow,
White, Scarlet
Pencils-Lead and Slate
Pens-Quill and Steel
Pass Books
Pocket Books
Puffings
Pocket Handkerchiefs
Pins-Hair, Dressing, Safety, Nursery
Printed Calicoes
Pillow Case Laces
Pomade


Blue,


QUILTS
Rat Exterminator
Rings-Split
Ribbons-Silk, Satin, Sash, Belt Medal
SATCHELS-Braided
Shirt Fronts
Shirt Collars
Sarsenets
Stay Laces
Stationery-Blank Books Paper and Envelopes
Satteen -White
Stays-Women's, Misses', Children's, Infants'
Shirts-Merino, Colored, White, Flannel


ELASTIC-for Boots
Embroidery Cotton
Ear Rings-Jet
FLANNEL BINDINGS
Floor Cloth-Oil'd
Flannels -White, Blue and Colored Shirting
Flower Pots, Envelopes-Fancy
Foot Stools-Braided
Furniture Calicoes
GIRDLES
Grenadine-White
Gold Pencil Cases
Glycerine and Lime Juice
Gold Paper
Gold Cap Lace
Gold Cord
Gold Bands


HOSIERY-Men's Women's and
Merino, Worst and Cotton
Hamburg Embroidery
Hats-Felt


Children's-


INK-Black, Blue, Red, Copying
Infant's Bibs
Ice Cream Freezers
KNIFE RESTS
LAMP D'OYLES
Letter Pockets
Letter Paper
Lamps
Lamp Burners
Lamp Globes and Chimnies
MATS
Muslins-Coloured French for Dresses
Magnetic Chains
Military Braids and Gold Laces-Serge Laces
Marble Paper
Moulding-Gilt for Frames
Marline
NEEDLES
Needle Cases
Nail Brushes
OVER SKIRTS
Olivets
PLAIDS
Pin Boxes
Photcorome
Portfolios
Paper Knives
Purses
Picture Cord
Puggaries


Paper-Gold Marble, Tissue
Picture Frames
Paints-Green, Blue, Umber
RIBBON VELVETS
Robes-Infants' Muslin, Embroidered
Rope-Manilla and Hemp
SHAVING CREAM
Serge-Scarlet, Drab
Sponges-Large and Small
Skirts-Over
Scent Cases and Bottles
Studs-Gilt and Fancy Slove
Salt Cellars-Plated
Shuttles
Scarf Pins
Silk Dresses
Silk Drab
Scarlet Serge Braid
Soda-Washing
Spittoons
Scented Soaps
TAPE DRUMS
Tailor's Canvas and Trimmings
Trimmings-Braided
Ties-Tom Thumb, White, Fancy, Silk and
Muslin
Tweeds-Wool and Cotton
Turkish Egg Cups
Tooth Brushes
Thimbles-Silver
Ticking Binding
Tea Chests-Black
UMBRELLAS-White, Drab, Linen
Umbrella Stand
VEST PATTERNS
Vests-Ladies' Merino
WEBBING BOOT
Window Blind Calico
Wash Stand Protectors-Wicker
&c., &c., &c.
T. TODDINGS,
Auctioneer.
St. George's, Bermuda, Jany. 1, 1877.

IRevisal of the Electoral
Lists.
'FIHE REVISING OFFICER will attend in
* the several Parishes of these Islands, at
the times and places hereinafter specified for
the purpose of Revising the Register of Free-
holders according to Law, and will hear and
determine all applications for Registry, and all
objections to the name of any Freeholder being
placed or allowed to remain on the Register:
He hereby notifies all persons who claim to
be Registered on any transfer of Real Estate
bearing date on or before the
31st day oe December, 1876,
that unless their respective titles to Registra-
tion are then and there produced to him, their
names cannot be inserted in the Lists of Free-
holders for Election purposes before the Annual
Revision in January, 1878.
In SANDY'S Parish on Monday the 15th Jany.,
1877, at 11 o'clock, at the VESTRY RooM.
In SOUTHAMPTON Parish on Monday, the
15th Jany., 1877, at 1 o'clock, at the VEs-
TRY RooM.
In WARWICK Parish, on Monday, the 15th
Jany., 1877, at 3 o'clock, at the VESTRY
RooM.
In PAGET Parish on Tuesday, the 16th Jany.,
1877, at 1 o'clock, at the VESTRY ROOM.
In PEMBROKE Parish, on Wednesday, the
17th Jany., 1877, at 12 o'clock at the TOWN
HALL.
In DEVONSHIRE Parish, on Thursday, the
18th Jany., 1877, at 1 o'clock, at the VESTRY
ROOM.
In SMITHS Parish, on Tuesday the 23rd
Jany., 1877, at 10 o'clock at the VESTRY
RooM.
In HAMILTON Parish, on Tuesday, the 23rd
Jany., 1877, at I past 11 o'clock, at the
VESTRY ROOM.
In ST. GEORGE'S Parish, on Tuesday, the
23rd Jany., 1877, at 2 o'clock, at the TowN

The several PARISH VESTRY CLERKS are
hereby respectfully notified and required to
meet the REVISING OFFICER at the times and
places hereinbefore specified.
W. H. DARRELL,
1st Jany., 1877.-2 devising Ocer.

TEW&T~ E
M~~~~ SkS M


Masonic Hall,
HAMILTON.

TWO GRAND
PE RF117 I.M CES S
For the Farewell Benefit to
Mr. and Mrs. Rouse, and Willie
Rouse.
Wednesday $ Thursday
January 3rd and 4th.
TEN NIGHTS IN A BAR ROOM,
AND
UNCLE TOHI'S CABIN.
First appearance of the young American
Actor and Pianist
Mr. A. Jennings also Miss Charlotte
King and Mrs. A. Jennings.
0^ SEE PROGRAMMES.
January 1, 1877.

A LARGE Mercantile Firm in!
.England principally engaged in the Hard-
ware Line, but executing Indents in all branch-
es of trade %%ish to meet with an energeti Eu-
ropean Gentleman to act as resident agent in
Hamilton, Bermuda, on commission. Liberal
Terms and facilities will be given so that a
good income can be made by an enterprizing
representative-a candidate with a good con-
nection among the principal importers will he
preferred.
Satisfactory references must be forwarded.
Address in first instance to Box 129 General I
Post Office, Birmingham.
January 2nd, 1877.-6


Colonial Secretary's Office,
DiECEMBER 28, 1876.
IS EXCELLENCE THE GOVERNOR
has directed the Colonial Secretary to
give Notice to all O4i / *;1 who have Customarily
been called upon to furnish RETURNS for the
BLUE BooK that His EXCELLENCY is rigorously
obliged by his special instructions in the case of
all paid functionaries, to suspend payment of
any Officer's Salary who may, by delaying to
supply the Colonial Secretary with the said Re-
turns cause the completion of the Blue Book
to be at all retarded.
The FORMS for embodying such returns will
be forwarded as usual.
By His Excellency's Command,
JAMES TUCKER,
1 Colonial Secretary.



Commissariat Office,
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 1st Jany., 1877,

SEAiLED Tenders in duplicate
Swill be received in the above Office, until
12 o'clock Noon, of
j e ..


The 15th Instant,


From Persons desirous of Renting
either of the Undermentioned Pieces of
a J.r apartment Land.
Each of which are suitable for Garden and
Grazing purposes.
The Lots of Ground in question are respect-
tively known as
1st Letting No. 23:-Containing
about 4 Acres, situated in Devonshire
Parish near Prospect.
2nd Letting No 27.-Containing
about 7 Acres, 3 Roods and 22 Perches,
situated in same locality as Letting No.
23.
3rd Letting No, 30.-Containing
about 1 Acre, 18 Perches, situated in Pem-
broke Parish on the road leading from
Smiths' Hill to Prospect.
4th Letting No. 31.-Containing
about 11 Acres, 32 Perches, situated in the
same locality as Letting No. 30.
Possession of the 1st and 2nd Lettings can
be obtained immediately after acceptance of
Tender. Possession of 2nd and 3rd Lots can-
not be given before the 22nd instant.
The Crop upon No. 27 Letting must be
Tendered for by all Persons proposing to be-
come Tenants for that Piece of Ground.
Forms of Tender containing all Informati-
on can be obtained at this Office between the
hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Tenders must be addressed to the DISTRICT
CoMMISSARY GENERAL, Hamilton, and marked
outside Tenders for War Department Land.
The .DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL does
not bind himself to accept the highest or any
Tender.
H. J. WILKINSON,
A. C. G.,
2 District Commissary General.

LUMBER!

T HEUNDIEMRSIGN ED
Offer the Cargo of
Pitch Pine Lumber
Now being Landed ex Brigantine Rover."
Flooring BOARDS (dry & cured)
planed, grooved and tongued, I in. x 6 in.
1 in. x 6 in.
Planed with square edge, 14 in. x 6 in.
SCANTLING-
6 in. x 2 in,, 5 in. x 2 in., 8 in. x 2 in., ?
5 in. x 4 in., 4 in. x 3 in 4 in. x 2 in., :
3 in. x 2 in., 3 in. x 1 in., suitable for
Railings
PLANK-1 in. x 12 in., li in. x 12 in., and
Ij in. x 12 in.

In Store.
White Fine LU BM B ER- in., I in.,
I1 in., 1A in., and 2 in., dry, clear & cured.
S. S. INGHAM & Co.
January 2, 1877.


Wanted,
A Steady sober Man as GROOM
and General Outdoor SERVANT. He
must be accustomed to drive.
Inquire at the Office of this Paper.
January 2, 1877.-1 pd.

Sailors Wanted.

On arrival of the Barque Eliza
Barss" a NEW CREW will be shipped.
Apply to the Master.
TROTT & COX,
Agents.
Hamilton, Bermuda, 2nd Jan., 1877.--1
Colonist once.

,y =A Supplement of four co-
lumns accompanies this issue of the
Gazette. It contains four letters in
reference to Rubric's communication in our last
issue and other matter of interest.


UnclaimedZllUers.


Mrs P Anderson, Mrs Alexander Adams (War-
wick), Eleanor J Bean, Helen Been, Sarah Jane
Butterfield, James T Butterfield, Wm F Cogan,
Ellen Dickinson, Manuel Silveria Docoimno, Mrs J
F Darrell, Wm F I di., Joseph Darrcll, Charles Dar-
rell, Thos Darrell, Lucy Fubler, Mrs John Fowle,
Jane Gilbert, Mrs Wm Johnson, Jmocs Landy, Mrs
Samuel J Lomore, Mrs E A Newman, .Mrs Susan
E Newman, Jas D Perenchiof, Mary Ratteqy, Chas
Robinson (Spanish Point), Arthur Saunders, Mrs
Simpsoi, E A Smith, Jane Thomps. Pe:er Van
Schaak, Julius Wood, Rose W, tlelona Williami
(Paget), Nathaniel Wilson, Mrs Jane Wilson.
Post Office, Hamiton, January 1, 1877,


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'~?.OVAL ~A Z~TT~


S- -~ -' _____________________________________________


THE DEFENCE OF THE COLONIES.
"Our present rm .- '' policy says tbh London
Tim,- "is evidenly "' .'" 'd towards r -ation
of Colonies, we might, at any :ae ; have plans
ready for *.-:. confederation in time of war,
pending the political confederation, if that should
continue to hang fire. India, and our communica-
tions with India, would form the first object of sol-
icitude, because our Eastern Empire can be ap-
proached both by land and sea, and has possible
enemies not far from its '- :.' .. As respects our
communications with India there are two natural
groups--Mediterranean and Indian-the latter in-
cluding Perim, Aden, and Ceylon. Now, the
garrisons of Gibraltar and Malta are never complete
in time of peace, and we see no provision in the
Mobilization Scheme for bringing them to war
strength. Yet nothing can be more certain than
that, if England were reduced to self-defence, the
enemy must be strong enough to threaten the Med-
iterranean fortresses. Malta and Gibraltar arequite
as likely to be attacked as Portsmouth and Ply-
mouth. Part of the garrisons might be formed from
milita, who would volunteer for the purpose; but
part must consist of regular troops, especially ar-
tillery. Still further east tl-ere should be a China
group, including the Straits settlements. An Au-
stralasian group naturally follows, and we may re-
mark, in passing, that this group has already a very
respectable little army, and is well able to take care
of its own vital points, though the loss of the naval
power of the Mother Country, if separated from us
would throw upon it a great financial burden. The
fifth natural group would bethat of the Cape settle-
ments, which will need help from England for some
time to come. Turning homewards, there would
be a West African group, which is likely to become
much more important in time; then, crossing the
Atlantic, a West Indian group, and a Canadian
group. All these groups should have their mobiliza-
tion schemes ready, and arrange, in concert with
the home authorities, plans of defence, England un-
dertaking to keep the sea open to their commerce
. if they in their turn will keep open the ports needed
for the provisioning and refitment of the ships. It
is a remarkable fact, and one suggestive of the
enormous power 6f this country, that by far the
greater proportion of the coal fields of the world
are in England and her Colonies, and by holding
command of the sea we could blockade such other
coaling ports as exist, and thus starve off the face
of the sea the steamers of all other nations. Indeed
the more the resources of the British Empire are
studied, the stronger becomes the conviction that
with proper organization for war and good govern-
ment, so as to keep the sympathy of the Colonies,
we are absolutely invincible by land and sea. We
are, of course, only speaking from a defensive point
of view. For offensive land operations against great
military Powers, we must have allies Yet even in
combined operations by land and sea the power of
Great Britain is enormous.

THE RING FRAUDS.
The New York Tribune hbas the following:
It was intimated at the time of the arrest of
Elbert A. Woodward that his coming to this
country, his apprehension at Chicago, his return
to this city, and confinement in the Tombs, were
simply preliminary to a full confession on his part
of the entire transactions of the Ring and all its
adherents, great and small. All the circumstan-
ces of the arrest, the ease with which it was effect.
ed, the willingness with which Woodward came to
this city, and the quiet satisfaction with which he
has endured his confinement to prison confirmed
the suspicion that his return was prearranged.
"It is beyond any doubt that Mr. Woodward has
resolved, as the only safe course open to him, to re-
veal all be knows relative to the frauds committed
against the County and State, not only in the mat-
ter of the false vouchers for building the Court house,
but in the fraudulent election of scores of State,
Legislative, County and city officers, many of whom
retain the positions thus corruptly gained, and
many others of whom have since been returned to
office. His revelations will involve many Repub-
lican as well as Democratic officials, and the par-
ticulars of the dividends of the fund raised in the
Court House frauds will involve scores of persons
who have hitherto been unsuspected.
Woodward, as the manager of the pool was in-
trusted with the custody of all the checks which
passed between all the conspirators, and those he
had carefully preserved. During his six years of
voluntary banishment in other lands these checks,
the most valuable property which he probably ever
had in his hands, remained in this city, and it is a
proof of the gross ignorance or strong friendship
existing in some persons that the man or woman to
whom they were intrusted returned them to him in
the Tombs undisturbed, with the accumulated dust
of five years upon them. Not a single one was
missing, and the oaths of more than one witness in
past trials that no such checks had ever existed
will fall to the ground when Woodward takes the
stand.
"It is impossible to name any of the many per-,
sons who will be involved in ruin if Woodward
and Tweed join hands in establishing finally the
truth of the great conspiracy of Tammany against
not merely the county, but the whole common
wealth of New York. It is possible at present to
positively assert only what many must have long
since suspected as inevitable, that the full exposure
is soon coming."
THE TELEPHONE IN BOSTON.
An experiment was made yesterday with the
new telephone, recently invented by Professor A.-
Graham Bell, on the telegraph line used by the


Eastern Railroad Company between Boston and
Salem. Professor Bell was assisted by Mr. Wright
and Mr. Nutting, telegraphic operators at the Bos-
ton end, and by Mr. Thomas A. Watson, an asso-
ciate of Professor Bell, assisted by Miss Webb as
operator at the Salem end. .':.:. were present,
at the r "* as : -: of the
the president of the Eastern General A.
p .".,. ..... ': .,.* hi- w ife,' .. -' .~ ...
rison and Eustis Hubbard, A battery for .
occasion was : "': I .-i by tha manager .-
the Western Union *'-'.,":.'.: C".m. *':. Conver-
sation was i:,i'- 1 o i i'. Watson at Salem,
by all those present, in turn, without the ,,:I t -
difficulty, even the voices of the speakers being
easily recognized. Whispering was found to be
perfectly audible, but was unintelligible. After a
time, instead of grounding the wire at Salem, it
was connected with North Conway, a distance of
143 miles from Boston, thus leaving Salem as a
way station. After this change had been made
there was a slight diminution in the loudness of
the tones, but no difficulty was experienced in car-
rying on conversation. Another change was made
whereby the electrical current was sent to Port-
land, and back by another line to Salem, thus
making Salem a terminal station at the end of
nearly two hundred miles of wire. The result of
this change was that the tones of the speakers
could be heard, but so faintly as to be -:t.:z, :i:_.-I
ble. With electro-.magncts of a .,itOC, resistance
T ,:-::.,r Bell is .. that the .-.u would
have been perfectly the .,:i. used,
it must be recollected, :;I!'. only' Ir.i: ;.,' :- for a
twenty-mile circuit, The experiments were
yesterday, ,..m the fact that on other ,,:. the
lines ae alll '-7..-'. v'ith their regular businesa.-
Boaton Adver.'..1 ',.* 27.
There are about 18,000 square miles of coal in
the Province of Nova Scotia, or one third more
than in Great Britain.


ANOTHER ?," 'ATE RIGHTS QUESTION.
From the Halifax, N. S., 1.:,r,;i g Herald.
Two qn-ttions, in, view of the doubts as to the
election of President, have been started in the
United States, of course about the constitution.
One is, what authority can examine into the quali-
fications of the electors? On this head the consti-
tation provides that each State shall appoint the
electors; therefore each State would seem to have
the right of deciding on the qualifications of the
men appointed for each. To those who claim that
Congress has the right to consider the qualifica-
tions of electors, the Boston Advertiser," a Re-
publican journal, says that the only possible way
"by which Congress can secure that power is by
constitutional amendment or-by revolution."
That is pretty plain and menacing talk. The
United States papers have not so long escaped
from the misery of one "revolution" that they
should want to rush into another so soon.
The other question is, who is to count the .elec-
toral vote in the Senate, after the certificates have
been handed in to the President of that body?
The constitution strangely enough, does not pro-
vide by whom the votes are to be counted. Chan-
cellor Kent (vol. 1, p. 277) says that in a closely
contested election this point may be all important;
and he leans to the opinion that the President of
the Senate is the person to count the votes. In
1841 the two houses appointed tellers for this pur-
pose, who counted the votes, which were declared
by the Vice President. In the meantime this dis-
cussion over a delicate constitutional point has its
dangers. Chancellor Kent says:--" The experi-
S"ence of ancient and modern Europe has been un-
"favorable to the practicability of a fair and
"peaceable popular election of the executive head
"of a great nation. It has been found impossible
" to guard the election from the mischief of foreign
" intrigue and domestic turbulence, from violence
I"and corruption; and mankind have generally
"I taken refuge from the evils of popular elections
"in hereditary executives, as being the least evil


-ui o te two. foreign intrigue has little en eet
on the internal affairs of the United States; but,
the other elements of the cauldron of revolu-
tion are plenty and active. But, whatever may
come out of the dispute, it must be confessed that
there has been very little excitement so far, and
that the quietude of the people is creditable to
their confidence in the constitution. A constitu-
tional amendment is a better alternative than a
civil war ; but then it may lead to war.

BORIC AcID.-M. Eug. P6ligot last week read a
curious paper at the sitting of the Academy of
Sciences, on the action of Boric Acid and Corates
on vegetation. His experiments on the subject
were made on beans. Twelve porous earthen pots,
of the capacity of about six litres, received four
beans each; at the end of a month, Sept. 3, the
young plants being vigorous and uniform, they were
watered with the same quantity of solutions of vari-
ous salts. Rain falling at that time in abundance,
the watering was only effected once. Among the
substances employed, there were Corate of Soda,
ditto of Potassa and Boric Acid; the effect pro-
duced by these became soon perceptible: the leaves
of the plants subjected to their action soon turned
yellow, while those of the others retained their
dark green hue. All the pots treated with the fer-
tilizing salts, viz., Phosphate and oxalate of Am-
monia, Nitrates of Potassa and Soda, Phosphate of
Lime, and likewise two pots treated with common
- water, all had their plants in good condition dur-
ing the various phases of their development, while
life was completely suppressed in those pots that
had been treated with Boric Acid and its com-
pounds. It is to that acid especially this deleteri-
ous action is to be attributed.
It being difficult to admit a priori that a sub-
stance displaying such poisonous properties in the
case of plants should be perfectly innocuous for ani-
mals, M. Eug. P61igot deems it advisable to in-
quire whether fresh meat preserved by Borax and
Boric Acid and intended for public consumption
may not be dangerous to a certain degree. The

Academy having last year received two boxes of
meat preserved by the process alluded to, and
brought over from Buenos Ayres, the contents had
been found in a good state. Before being em-
ployed for culinary purposes, it is prescribed that
the meat should be repeatedly washed and de-
prived of the brine of borax, sea salt and nitre in
which it has been kept. M. P6ligot is not sure
that this precaution is sufficient, and therefore re-
commends the Academy to appoint a member of
the Section of Medicine to aid the Commission to
which M. P6ligot belongs in the investigation of
the matter.-Paris Correspondents Letter.

Condiment for (-attle.


The North


British


Cattle Food'


Company's.

e c
Liebig's Liquid Beef Extract and
Tonic Restorer.
Especially adapted for Invalids. Try it. No
Reviver equal to it.

ercdie's isin ectat
The Great Preventive from Fevers, Small Pox,
and all Infectious Diseases ; also for Foot and
Mouth Diseases, &c., in Cattle. No lHoises
hold or Farmstead should be without it. It is
the Best, Cheapest, Safest and without Smell.
The Undersignedean supply a small quantity
of each of the above Articles, which he .-..I sell
' I ',r Caah; and orders for the same are


St.. % e ("


- F I tdfJa, i


, IMEL'S CiOICE ',UMW RY patron-
ised by all the worlhi.
RHINEML'S IHLANO IaLAN VANDA, HENA, JOKFY
CLUB, FRANGIPANE and other Perfumes of exquisite
RIAnMIL' LAVENDER WATRR distilled from Mit-
cham Flowers.
RIMMEL'S TOILET VINEGAR, celebrated for its
useful and sanitary properties.
RIMME-L'S EXTRACT OF LIME JUICE AND GLYCE-
RINE, the best preparation for the Hair especially
in warm climates
RIMMEL'S DUGONo OIL SOAP, perfumed with Aus.
tralian Educatusly
lRIMMEL'S GLYCERINE H-ONEY, WIRnDSOR, a8d
other Toilel '- -..
ir.i'uEL' Ros,0 WATER, COSTUME AND .
inRACKERB, very.. .-' for -. andi' t ies,
KIaMEL's VIOLET, RosE LEAF, and other
Toslet Powders.
A Liberal allowance to .', -'
EUGENE .IA ,L-.. .to ii.,. the Prin-
cess of ales, "" ....and ; 1'8 .-ogena
Street, and 24, Cornhill, London ; i6
:vard des Itaiiesa, Paris, and
's Road, .,, '..
Sold by aii Per'fumery Venders.

SOLID Silver and Pearl Card i
CASES at CHILD'S.


'Theodore Ou iirbridure,


HAMILTON
Reid Street, West of Royal Gazette" Office.
Office Hours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-
days.
Orders Promptly Attended to.
Hlamilton, October 26th, 1876.

A. Grantha m,
Has Just Received,
A NEW ASSORTMENT OF
Ladies', ens and Children's,

qjJ Boots & Shoes.
Front St., Hamilton, Dec. 5, 1876.


Pr1or mcion tl O wm Fs 1 VS F? E,
'1T THIE MOST'1 MODERATE i AiATES
Can be obtained :-'. ; s the
PHtI NIX INSURANCE CO UPAN Y
of London,
One of the longest Established and Wealthiest
Offices in Great Britain,

Through the BRANCH OFFICE, in these
Islands, a Saving is effected to the Insured
of the Stamp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on REAL and PERSONAL
PROPERTY fo 3, 6 or 12 months.
No FEES and no CHARGE for Policies.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,


Hamilton, September 9th, 1856


Privt'ae fA-3pnlylff6Lodgpill r F0 I L I VPC


FOR
Ladies and Gentlemen,
M .E.A. NEW"4A.67
Stone Haven, Reid Street,
Hamilton.
Novr. 6, 1876.-tf


Winm. James Heney,


BROK E R,
AND
Commission Jgent,


HAMILTON,


BERMUDA.


W. 0. F, BASCOME, M.D.,
F.,.A., D.S.,
REID STREET, PHAMILTON.
EAST END.


CLOCKS and
CHILD'S at prices to


BRONZES
suit all.


CALLING AT QUEEN


Carrying the
from


United
New Yo


Agent.


BRONZE MEDT)L AT THE
Universal Exbibition of Paris 1855,
Bronze Medal at ihe Fxhibition of T'rieste, 1871,
Silver Medal at the Exhibition of Havre, 1868,
Silver Medal at the Exhibition of Paris, 1872,
Gold Medal at the Exhibition of Lyons, 1872,
Diploma of honor at the maritimee Exhibition, Pa-
ris, 1875.
RIGOLLOT'S
MUSTARD PAPER
FOR SINAPISMS OR PLASTERS,
Adopted by the Hospitals of Pars, Field
and Military Hospital, by the
English Royal Navy and
the French National
Navy, &c.


To retain the whole of the properties of Mustard
in its powdered state and to obtain easily in a few
moments a decided result wiih the smallest possible
quantity of the remedy, are the problems which M.
3 j Rigollot has solved in the most conclusive and sa-
I tisfactory manner. Rigollot's Sinapism in leaves
STOWN, will, therefore, be found in every family, for the
prompt action obtained by it in many cases of emer.
States MaiJ geney renders it an invaluable remedy for various
k,,- disorders.


Fr A.


ON TU ESDAY.

Steamships
MONTANA sails December 5, at 8 a.m.
NEVADA sails December 12, at 2j p.m.
WISCONSIN sails Dec. 19, at 7A a m.
W YO M ING sails Dec. 26, at 1 p.m.
I)DAOTA sails Jany. 2, at 6j a.m.
IDA UO sails Jany. 9, at Noon.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Trade, have five watertight -bulkheads, and
carry experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon Accommodations are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
Saloon, thus securing that greatcomfort in ocean
travel, perfect ventilation and light.
The U. S. Mail Steamer Canima" from Ber-
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can be
transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing next day.


a


WILLIAMS &, G UION,


November 23, 1876.


14~


Just dtrrived


for Christ


rnas.


BEAUTIFUL Gold ,LOU(K1Ts, Full Set
SBJewelry, Neck CIIeINS, Ear RINGS,
and BROOCHES, Sleeve BUTTONS and
STUDS, Ladies' and Gents' Finger RINGS
with Real Stone, and CHARMS. Dont fail to
call and see them at CG I LD'S.


THE BLOO[D!
,rti k.


TH E BLOOD !
BLOOD !


CL ARKE S
World Famed Blood Mixture.


TJ1OR CLEANSING and CLEARING the BLOOD from
1 ALL IMPURITIES, whether arising from youth-
ful indiscretion or any other cause, cannot be too
highly recommended, It
Cures Old Sores
Cures Ulcerated Sores in the Neck
Cures Ulcerated Sore Legs
Cures Blackheads or Pimples on Fac'
Cures Scurvy Sores
Cures Cancerous Ulcers
Cures Blood and Skin Diseases
Cures Glandular S .' .-'
Clears the Blood from all Impure Matter, from
whatever cause arising.
As this mixture is pleasant to the ta;te and war-
ranted free from mercury-which allpills and most
medicines sold for the above diseases contain-ithe
Proprietor solicits sufferers to give it a trial to test
its value.
Thousands of Testimonials from all Parts.
Sold in Bottles 2s. 3d. each and in Cases,contain-
ing 6 Bottles, Iles. each, sufficient to effect a per-
manenteure in long standing cases, by all Chemists
and Patent Medicine Vendors; or sent to any
address on receipt of 27 or 132 stamps, by
F J CLARKE, Chemist, High Street, LINcoLN
Wholesale Agents: -
BARCLAY & SONs,Lo~DO N ANTALL THEtWHOLESALE
[OSOUES.

2.1ORHA M'S Manufactory of Solid SILVER,
'-I" WARE. Fancy i.e *-s in Cases for Pre-
sents-warranted 900-1000 fine, at CHILD'S.

From London
And for Shdal at the Royal Gazette
Stationery Store,
AVariety of Carte de Visite FRAM ES, Dou-
ble and Single Large and Small.
Photogra ph A LBUMS.
&c., &C., &c.


Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.


THE BEST INVESTMENT OF
THE DAY FOR A SMALL OUTL-Y,
And where there is no
previous knowledge of
R the business required,
S isaLemonade, Ginger-
H 4 beer and Soda-water
Machine, as the public
taste is so much on the increase for Aerated
Drinks. The book of 90 pages of illustrations
and information forwarded free.
B A RN ETT, SON, and FOSTER, Engineers,
230 Forston-street, Iloxton, London, England.
Nov. 4, 1876.-13

Arm. Atr awnz
Private


NORTH OF TRINITY CHURCH,
Hamilton.
Nov. 13, 176.

For Sale.
JUST RECEIVED,
FROM NEW YORK
Per S.S. "COANIMA,"
Two very Handsome


Five and Six Years Old.
And will Work well in any Capacity.
For further Information apply to
A. R. THOMPSON.
Hamilton, July 18th, 1876.

Eau" of Dr. Hi oltz for
HAIR DYE.

7THIS WATER is of an entirely vegetable
composition, and its use is quite inof-
fensive.
Thanks to this peculiar quality which gives it
no rival, DR. iOLrTZ'S Hair Dye has not the
disadvantage of the other preparations which
give to the hair ar. unnatural vulgarly color.
Guided by his medical knowledge and his
great chemical experiences, Du. HOLTZ has
succeeded in the discovery of plants, which give
the richest balsamic dyeing and curative essen-
ces, and it is by this study that he succeeded to
compound a dye which may be styled as the
Regenerator by excellence of the chevelure.
GENERAL WAREHOUSE, IN PARIS,
La Correspondence Parisienne.
4 Rue de la Tacherie, 4.



General Shipping and
Commission Merchant,
52 Exchange Place,
NEW YORK.
Refer to Messrs. S. S. INGIIAM & Co.,
Ilamiltou


Notice of Ifernoval
,l. f-LFRU JOi3UAa


Has Removed to St. Georges,
And may be consulted there in Kent St.,
daily, between 9 a.m. and 5 o'clock.
October 10, 1876.

(CHILD Keeps Watch CHAINS,
WATCHES. Call and see them.


(Signed) A. BOUCHARDAT.
Annuaire therapentique ann6e 1868, p. 204.
IMPORTANT NOTICE.
The precious quality of Rigollot's Paper in cases
of great gravity, is that of acting very rapidly. It is
an important Healing Agent. To children, weak
and nervous persons, I strongly recommend the fol-
lowing meihod of graduating the action of the plas-
ter, according to the will or condition of the patient,
viz., to put one, two, or three leaves of wet blot-
ting paper between the Sinapism and the skin.
An old piece of fine linen may also be employed
instead of blotting paper.
Beware of Imitatione.
M ANUFACTORY AND WAREHOUSE, AVENUE VICTORIA,
24 PARIS,-and by all respectable Chemists.



PERFUMERY,
celebrated for nearly a century past, is of the very
best English manufacture. For its purity and great
excellence it has obtained the following
EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDALS,
LONDON, 1862. PARIS, 1867. CORDOVA, 1872.
LIMA, 187t2. VIENNA, 1873.

ATKINSON'S CHOICE PERFUMES
For the Handkerchief,
White Rose, Frangipanne, Ylang Ylang. Stephano-
tis, Opopanax, Jockey Club, Ess. Bouquet,
Trevol, Magnolia, Jasmin, Wood Vio-
let. And all other odours, of the
finest quality only.
Atkinson's Florida Water
A most fragrant Perfume, distilled from the choicest
Exotics.
ATKINSON'S QUININE HlAIR LOTION.
A very refreshing Wash which stimulates the skin
to a healthy action and promotes the growth of th-,
hair.
A ATKINSON'S
ET'IEREAL ESSENCE OF LAVENDER.
A powerful Perfume distilled from the finest flower
ATKINSON'S QUININE TOOTH POWDER
VIOLET POWDER, MACASSAR OIL, GLY-
CERINE GREAM,
And other specialities and general articles of Per.
fumery may be obtained of all dealers throughout
the World, and of the Manufacturers
k. & T ZI I0 0 I,
24, OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
CAUTION.-Mesrss. J. & E. ATKINSON mauu-
facture their articles of one and the best quality only.
Purchasers, are cautioned to avoid counterfeits by
observing that each article is labelled with the Firm
Trade Mark, "a White Rose on a Golden Lyre,'
printed in seven colours.
ESTABLISHED 1799.

Printing & Stationery.

Royal Gazette Office,
Corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets, Ham-
ilton,
WIIERE ALL KINDS OF
JOB WORK
Is Executed with Neatness and Despatch.

At the Stationery Store adjoining the above
Office
Always on hand, every variety of Articles in
that line.
-lso, Cricketing GkEAR, 4c., 4c.
Nov. 14, 1876.

Whetby Jet and Vulcanite Jewelry
Consisting of
Full Sets OO1100011S and EIAR RINGS,
BRACELETS, Neck CHAINS, CROSSES,
Ladies' and Gents' Watch CHAINS, at
CH IILD'S.

.JLM1JYLICNK-JA NU ARY, 1877.



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6 Sat 7 5 5 722 1 6 Epiphany.
7 7 5 5 9 23 1 541st after Epiphany.
^8 A1o 7 5 5 9,24 2 42 St. Thos. Mail due
SLast Quarter Moon, 6 day, 9 hour, 58 minutes, a.m.

THE BERMUDA RYAL GAZETTE is published
every Tuesday by DONALD M'PHEE LEE,
Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent


Majesty,
AT HIS OFFICE,

North West Corner of Reid and Burnaby Street,
Hamilton,
where Blanks, Hand-bills, &c., will be
printed at the shortest notice.-Agent
at St. Georges for the Royal Gazette,
JAMES THIES, Esqr., Post Master General.


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