BERMUDA COMMIT RACIAL AND) GENERAL A DVE RTISER AND RECORDER.
No. 2,-Voi. L.
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EXTRACT from METEOROLOGICAL OBSER- similar position in Bulgaria. England gave dis-
VATIONS taken under the direction of the Principal tinct notice that, in the event of any aggressive
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea proceedings, she would hold herself at liberty to
protect her own immediate interests. Lord Derby
Wind Temperature previous informed Count Schuvaloff that, though England
S9a.m. 24 hours. Rain. had exhibited a strong Bulgarian sympathy in the
Then recent exposition of public feeling over the
Date,. E e o Turkishatrocities, there would be quite a revulsion
S< .. 2 ^ *S C ~ g Inch. of public opinion if once it were clearly understood
q f. .S that Constantinople was threatened. Our latest in-
--8- -- -- -- --- telligence, in harmony with the Czar's public belli-
1876 0 o 0 cose speech at Moscow is, that Russia is fully pre-
26 29 982 s 1N 7036 5702 184 5324 06 pared to occupy Bulgaria single handed, avoiding
27 29-950 8 w 2 73-3 62-0 120-2 60-1 003 a declaration of war if possible against Turkey and
28 30-053 0 c'l 72-7 63-0 106-0 55"6 0.00 merely placing an army of observant occupation till
29 29-905 w 3 74-3 66-2 116-8 59-6 0-03 the reforms to be demanded at the Conference shall
30 29889 sw 3 75-3 67*0 112-8 61-9 0-13 have been fully achieved, and if we could trust Rus-
31 30-085 w 2 67-3 62-8 114'3 55-6 0-00 sia in this act of aiding civilization the way would
appear easier. The Marquis of Salisbury, who
Total 1'68. holds the good opinion of both Bright and Glad-
Total Rainfall for the month of December stone, is our Plenipotentiary. He is now at Constan-
1876......................................26 Ins. tinople, having first interviewed the various Courts
on the questions of the hour, and is therefore aware
18 76 RE V I E WE D of the general sentiments of the several European.
SCourts, and aided by Sir Henry Elliot, whose local
(Continued from last "Gazette.") knowledge and experience have been invaluable
The outbreak in Servia and the declarationof throughout the crisis, will be able to produce either a
The outbreak in Servia and the declaration of substantialpacificunderstandinglikelytobeprompt-
war by Prince Milan against the Porte was prompt- ly accepted, or to preciitate a series of events in the
ed by Russia; if at least officially disclaimed, it natre of tn netae as een trul
was winked at, and promptly stimulated and aid- nature of things inevitable. It has been truly said
was winked at, and promptly stimulated and aid- that the difficulties of diplomatic action are now
ed by the so-called Sclavonic Committee. It is said much increased, to an extent heretofore unknown,
that a million of money and at least twenty thou- by reason of the any underhand agencies u hihn
sand Russians of military experience were sent into are set in motion to thwart agreement. Lord Pal-
Servia. To trace the progress of this conflict from merston in regarding Offcial Russia and the SLor vi
its outbreak till the fall of Alexinatz and the con- Committees would doubtless have spoken of the twuo-
elusion of an Armistice and the assembling of a faced Russaplausibly asserting one tig and doinf
General Council of the European Powers at Con- another. That the indications of the Conference at
stantinople, would be both tedious and unprofitable Constantinople ae pacific there seems little reason
to our general readers. The area of operations is to doubt, but there ought not to exist too sanguine
not in itself of great importance, but its contiguity: anticipations. We ghaveto deal with strangelyir-
to other.sections made it important to keep a sharp reconcilable elements carried away with their own
outlook on the theatre of -war that its fortunes peculiar infatuations. Russia is ambitious and
might be understood by those vitally interested. out on umi and
might be understood by those vitally interested, would absorb Turkey if possible. She has been in-
That Servia was foolhardy in adopting the course dustriously at work and has not wanted her agents
she did is now pretty generally admitted, for she to advance her inter hs rouhot T sh teraen
could have obtained whatever she justlyto advance her interests throughout Turkish terri-
could have obtained whatever she justly demanded tory composed of such heterogeneous materials. A
in a determined but pacific attitude. At the very ', comosd uc heterogeneous materials. A
n a determined but pacific attitude. At the very complete control of the Black Sea an outlet on the
outset of hostilities that natural jealousy of Rus- editerranean and the closing as much as possible
aian influence having become too dominant in the terr a and h c as much a possile
sian influence having become too dominant in the of present Turkey to general commerce, the acquir-
Servian Army created a distrust and an uneasiness ing of a aritime status an ambition which hasu
in Servia itself, native enthusiasm flagged as hard- i ned of a Mari e stas of Ptr t he G t unstias
ships multiplied, and as success became daily less remained from the days of Peter the Great unsat,is-
andless assured. This explainstheungraciousre- these are the supreme purposes of Russia, hid-
us den beneath her generous philanthropic policy. Let
ference which the Emperor of Russia made to the. no onebe deceived in this matter that Russia's lust of
defect of valour in the Servians in contradistinction aggrondieceien is the mattr t hat Russia's lust o
to the Bosnians and Herzegovinians, who had radisemnt theain spring of her atins,
o th osnians and Herzegovinia w ad and so the English Government have uniformly un-
most continuously held their ground. England derstood Russian policy and our traditional po-
held out to the Servians, from the first, that a po- licy" has been anti-Russian. It was an adherence
licy of peace was even at the eleventh hour their to that policy which drew us into the Crimean
most prudent course, but Pan-Sclavism had seized War now proclaimed by Earl Derby, our energetic
on the country, and the only way then open was to Foreign Secretary, as a mistake, and by Gladstone
allow the events of war to decide the issues invol- who was a Cabinet minister at the time as a mistake
ved. But England went further, if you will fight, also, not to mention other opinions of more or less
her language to the Servians was, we shall see that import bearing out the same conclusions. We
you have fair play; if you find yourselves in a tight drifted into the Crimean War because we did not
corner, let us know and we will use our influence at the first show our determination by exhibiting
to terminate the struggle without your being our military power as an earnest of our solid
crashed. A non-official intimation at Belgrade led opinion, we listened to the peace party too
to the Porte being asked by England to allow an long and diplomacy hurried us forward too
Axmistice to endeavour to terminate a conflict in fast, (aided by Napoleon's (III) eagerness to engage
itselfluseless. And when Sir Henry Elliot sub- in a war) and the Emperor Nicholas not calculating
stantially obtained an armistice, Servia became ob- on the contingencies that happened. But, the war
durate, encouraged by Russia to continue the strug- terminated, we left Turkey to her own government
gle, And then follows a desultory series of diplo- putting her Christian population under the nominal
matic intercourse, at last, after the capitulation of supervision of the Great Powers. Turkish misrule
Alexinatz, ending in the present armistice which: has sadly abused the twenty years which have since
will be renewed till the results of the Conferenceelapsed, has ven rise to the discontent on which
nowsion at Constantinople shall have been made elapsed, has given rise to tw discontent on which
now tiin aRt Constantinople shall have been made Russian ambitious sympathy has only too gladly
known andacted on. England asked the Porte for seized; and, in the present position of the European
an Armistice not less than two months. But as this Chequer board, hopes to carry out to its desired
would have expired during the commencement of end. What policy should govern England in the
winter and opened up for Turkey the necessity of a emergency F Must we encounter a second Crimean
winter campaign, it was proposed by Turkey that War to prop up a decaying power, must our blood
the Armistice should be for six months so that in and our treasure pour to succour a cause almost
the event of a non agreement the country would oc- hopeless in the attempt ? Our Foreign Secretary
up a favourable a position asit did t the con- has declared in the negative when he emphatically'
eluson o the A stice. Simultaneously certain stated th Crimean War was a mistake. But it will
internal forms applicable to thewhole of Turkey, be said, what does he mean when he states his be-
reating a legislature, &o., based on popular suf- lief that it would be impolitic for England to de-
fraga were promulgated ad certain conditions part from her traditional policy ? Simply this, we
attaching chiefly to the military poion of the r- imagine; that, if Turkey cannot govern her
voted provinces were pressed on the attention of respective territories on the axiomatic principles of
the Great Powers. .England and the other Powers jtust government, Russia shall not be permitted to
generally saw no objections to the spaifiaonths r- supersede the Porte, but that some means must be
ria after te massacres at aascus soed the pacatin of devised to secure life and property under a righteous
Syria amotthe mass noc too long a peo shut Ruia toleration of all classes, races and creeds. How
x onths was not too long a period. But Rssi 'that is to be done is the problem and Lord Derby
nly giving the Turk more time for preparation, it required a very intimate acquaintance with the
and a more favourable season for again entering conditions and characters of the peoples concerned
the field, meanwhile presuming that Turkish ob- to devise a satisfactory plan for their amelioration,
stinaey would work out its own determinations of -that he would never be guilty of the quackery of
favourably promising and actually procrastinating sanctioning any scheme which in his heart he
without any sincerity of substantiating any good believed would not work. If the Ottoman Empire
ntention. And it was said the Insurgents ought can be kept intact the problem is easier of solution.
not to be allowed to endure the rigours of winter We will be told that the religion of Mahomet is in-
to meet all the dire uncertainties of a Spring Cam- compatible with a righteous Government. It is
palgn, that trade was already paralysed, and that the fanaticism of the Mussulman that is dangerous.
any further delays would prove unsupportable. In many respects his religious practices are of a
Russia reverted to the English Programme of con- less idolatrous character than certain practices of
editions to regulate a Conference, chiefly to Servia Christian creeds. We have demonstrated by our
the statu2s quo ante, and to Bosnia and Herze- GCovernment of India that Chdstians and bussul-
ovina an autonomy and two months artistic. men can live at peace, and in attaining this end we
ile diplomatists were discussing, the decisive have certainly had our trials and difliculties. Is it
turn of events brought matters to a head. The not possible to apply the same remedies in Turkey ?
Emperor of Russia, who up to this time professed The Turk has as much right to his country as we
himself a great peace champion, and apparently have to ours, only we must insist that the great prin-
averse to the drama in Servia all along, suddenly ciples of humanity shall regulate their government,
sent Ignatieff at Constantinople from his summer that there shall be security to all alike under the law,
retreat at Livadia an ultimatum that Turkey must that all life and all property may be respected.
agree within forty-eight hours to an Armistice. We must take care that so far as we can do any-
The Porte of course assented. The presentation of t -. t., h1J ,ll .. tU.. b OU.....
the ultimatum was more one of policyon the part of thr series of Bulgarian outrages. To a large ex-
the Russian Emperor than of necessity. But the tent religion and civil administration must be dix-
recent turn of events in Servia had called for a de- sociated in Turkey.vil admtraon musItas been dsaidnever
isive Imerial exhibit. To sociated in Turkey. It has been said :1;.;.: never
cisive Imperial exhibit. The war feeling is more were moro reforms propounded and promised on
rampant in Southern than in Northern Russia, and paper than the Annals of Turkey since the Crimean
if we may credit reports the Imperial family differ War exhibit. We think the Turk has come to look
on the merits of the situation. But we must notice at the realities of the situation more clearly and to
the proposals of Russia previously made for an 0c- see that now is his final opportunity. Anothrorwar
.cupation of the Turkish Provinces, in order to se- will not be fought at least by England for his spo-
cure the reforms believed to be necessary, and which cial benefit but a chance may be afforded him if he
were to be demanded of Turkey without seemingly will seize it to do justice. Difficult as is the task
violating the integrity of the Ottoman Empire. It of reform it is not hopeless. It is the Turk who
was proposed that Russia should occupy Bulgaria, keeps the peace over the laces Christians revere
Austria Bosnia and Herzegovina, while the fleets of keeps thebut peace over which their mutual charity issadlyns re-
the Great Powers should watch Constantinople. hind their glorious profession. Let us remember
An autograph letter from the Emperor of Russia to that our own English history not so very far back
the Emperor of Austria, carried by a distinguished exhibits an intolerance which at this day of ad-
messenger, communicated that proposal. After vancement we can hardly credit. To drive the
several days deliberation Austria refused to under Turks across the Bosphorus would not cure the
take the position of a constabulary in Bosnia and in evils complained of, even if they willingly departed
Herzegovina, and would not support Russia in a in peace. There still remains the old classic
grounds of Asia Minor not less important than the these atrocities is a decided document and we may
European Provinces which have lately excited so rest assured that in time the guilty will meet their
much attention. And the Christians in Asia are deserts, while meanwhile charity and Government
quite as important a factor in the consideration of reparation will in a measure restore what has been
this whole question, so that whether honest or destroyed and laid waste. The Marquis of IIar-
otherwise the Turk acts logically in (.r'. riij to the tington wisely repaired to Constantinople to see for
whole empire a measure of reform sought only for a himself, and the Speech delivered on his return to
section. The obstinacy of the Porte at the last mo- England by the leader of the opposition is one that
ment threatened to subvert the conference, object- for its sensible tone of moderation does him credit.
ing to the vague term of autonomy for Bosnia and Simularly Mr. Forster instructed himself largely on
Herzegovina. Two schemes were promulgated for the spot and returned not a sapient disclaimer, but
the amelioration of the insurrected districts. The fully apprized of the difficulties the Government
Andrassy Note to which the English Government had to encounter and counselling a support of their
consented with a doubt as to its efficacy, and the policy if wisely dictated.
Berlin Note the joint production of Austria, Ger- (Ib be continued.)
many and Russia from which England totally dis-
sented, as an unworkable compromise. During 1
the height of the Servian War there was a mooting JV(vee( `c a l istatc,
and conference between the Emperors of Austria '
and of Russia. Early in May before the Servian In SmithS Parish.
troubles had broken out, fanaticism on the one
hand and indiscretion on the other, caused the Sa-: a e" ,
lonika massacre for which the various Consuls ob- % 3 ,
stained in due course a proper satisfaction. At ON 'Ti E P 1 I1M i S ,'. S ]
Constantinople political matters were rapidly ap- O ~.T F' TT A
preaching a crisis. Sultan Abdul Aziz who had '-
been so changing officials that the whole system of -
government was rapidly becoming anarchic, show- The 1lith January, next, at inooUl.
ed signs of madness matured that he was ultimate-
ly deposed by an arrangement of the Cabinet and By order of the Administratrix of the late
his nephew, called to the throne without any dis- HENRY JOHIN ROBERT TIIOMAS DAVIS,
turbance. Murad V. both from dissipation and the Under and by Virtue of an Order of
solitary life to which his uncle had confined him the Honorable Court of Chancery. ]
was found altogether incapable of ruling, and after LL that certain Tract of LAND
a few weeks of titular sovereignty he was deposed A L ha ce ain ac LAN
and his half brother called to the Throne, next in in Smiths Parish containing by estima-
seniority of succession, Abdul Ahmed, on whom tion Twelve Acres and Two Roods more or
now devolves the cares of ruling the Turkish Em- less, bounded Easterly, by Lands now or lately
pire. Abdul Aziz within a few days of his deposi- held by Henry Morton Peniston, Southerly,
tion put an end to his life by cutting the blood- partly by a certain Cross Road and partly by
vessels of his arm by the means of a scissors. Co- Lands formerly of Robert Thomas Davis,
existent with the Salonika outrages a feeling of esterly, partly by Lands of Alice Salton and ]
insecurity seized upon the Franks at Constantinople partly by Lands formerly of Richard Edard
(Foreigners in Turkey go under the collective term a rtl by Lands former Lof ar war
of Franks) and the state of affairs in that great Eve and orterly, by Lands now or lately
Eastern city was anything but settled. The Con- held by William James Trott, or however
suls met daily at the Russian Consulate under the otherwise the same may be Bounded. Subject
Presidency of Ignatief, and it was in consequence to the Widow's Dower.
of the request of the consuls that the British Fleet If Weather is not fair on the above mention-
afterwards augmented made its way to Bcsika Bay. ed day the Sale will take place first fair day
It went there at the request of Sir Henry Elliot to afterwards.
protect Europeans from supposed danger, and it JOI N 11\ tA iN L'I'
has doubtless served many other and ulterior re-
sults not primarily thought on. The despatch of Auctioneer.
the Fleet was a decided it,.:i:tut step and one 18th December, 1876.
that. Gladstone has given;is -hearty approval-to.
The only debate which took place in Parliament C A R
was on the 3rd July when a not very spirited one ( A
occurred in both houses. There had previously __
been many interrogatories the answers to which Undr be t that h
were generally vague or evasive. At length the dc b.>gs to s'y thl z_
correspondence as far as it had gone was published w
and on that the debate referred to ensued. But a -* P
few days previously a most unusual proceeding took S E J
place. Two deputations, the more important head-
ed by John Bright, who commands the earned res- I i L 5 .' (1.V.) oi
pect of many who must differ essentially from him, .
waited on the Foreign Secretary and addressed ;
him as to their apprehensions in the emergencies :- '" cA .
of Turkish Politics, the evils of war generally and bthP Ioxino, at 9 a. m.
particularly stating their abhorrence of being
drawn into a Turkish War especially, from which C ( U I S E :--
they hoped the true policy of England would be to
hold aloof. Lord Derby fully and candidly entered english Branches (I'rniiary and Acdvanced)
into an exposition of his policy bringing forward Classics
essential facts to a correct understanding of it. M atlhemicitics
His policy was pacific nor could he see that other French Lan. u;ae and Lit,'rature
Powers had any excuse for war or any real ability 1'eltiecituiry Science.
to undertake one, hinting at the financial difficul-
ties of Russia then not nearly so well understood as or further particul..rs apply to
now. This statement of Lord Derby satisfied for \V LI. YOUNG.
the time and quieted any apprehensions of trouble. 0ti ,
Just as Parliament was about being prorogued, the I' Iccm'br, 1 8;.
correspondence of the Daily News from Bulgaria .
had became more specific in detail of these horrors UT ? T T
and in consequence a debate arose in which Dis- J U J. I R .
raeli made somewhat light of them and took his
farewell of the Commons in a Speech whose perora-
tion may remind us of the old Roman Statesmen's T II77 14 U1L U D ) IiR SI -4iN E.ID
declarations of attachment to their republic. The
series of meetings held throughout the country ex- Offer the Cargo of
pressed substantially the good feelings of the Eng- i a E&
lish people. Gladstone addressed a great audience C I Al ? *
at Blackheath, explaining the situation and calling Now being Landed ex Birigantine Rover,"
on the Government to forsake their Turkish Policy.
The feeling itself was perfectly just, but the danger FlPooring BiOAR I DS (dry & cured)
was in its being misinterpreted abroad especially in plane, groved an to ng d, I in. x 6 ir.
Servia and in Russia. Disraeli no longer a Corn-
moner addressed his old Bucks Constituents at an 14 in. x 6 in.
Agricultural Dinner administering a harsh reproof Planed with square edge, I in. x 6 in.
to Gladstone whose aims he deemed selfish and un- SC \ NT'IINC --
patriotic and generally explaining the current of 6 in. x 2 in., 5 in. x 2 in., 8 in. x 2 in., ) 1
events up to that period. We now come to the Lord a irn. x 4 in., 4 in. x 3 in 4 in. x 2 in., .
Mayor's Banquet, always a famous occasion for a 3 in. x 2 in., 3 in. x 1] in., suitable for
Prime Minister, when Lord Beaconsfield calmly re- aijis
viewed the whole year's proceedings and spoke PI.ANK--I i x 12 in., i in. x 12 in., atd r
with both truth and energy when he contrasted the m in. x 12 in.
position of England with that of other Powers.
While we courted peace we were of all nations the
best prepared for war, on which if we but once enter- I n Store. ,
ed,relying on the justice of our cause, we would riot White line LU M 1 BE A il., I n ,
rest till right was done. That we had not as other
nations to consider whether we could sustain a se- in., I h in., and 2 i., dr y, icar & cure d.
cond or a third campaign, Almost following this ., S. I. N G [ HA \ & Co.
is the Speech of the Czar at Ioscow previously no- Jaary 2, 7.
ticked declaring that Russia would emancipate, sin- ...... 2... ....7.
gIo handed if need be, her co-religionists in Turkey, -
that Servia had proved herself unworthy of Russian % (' T TO k
patriotic sympathy, while Bosnia and Herzegovina
had earned the title to their respect. Next comes 4O0 g|s. Bg d'
Bismarek's Parliamentary Dinner Speech and his 4 J IS* S arnt& e
Speech in the Reichrath-the substance of which I Carefuly selected "for Seed,
appears to be that Germany will maintain'from pre-
sent complexion of .. ,.. a strict .L '. mind- I'xpc(t'! per Brigantie I':xcei r a few
ful of the kidnuess of Russia in remaining auiet (lays.
during their war in 1 ,-.-": France, the -ie L.'- IN I & C,
ship of long standing between the countries; but '
that, should Austria be harassed by reason of any Jafluar!y 2, 1 77.
operations, Germany would consider the premises ...-..-. -..-..-. .
anew and deem herself called on if i-:. i be to come I r .'
to the assistance of Austria. The last public feat-
ure in this discussion ,was the assembling in London ; s ? Bi ."-'
early in December of a few active, a few amateur nL '
I...- -q .. augmented by a r-- .-.-. of Pro-
fessors, -'.i-, '.q, &c, : ...es' H all, A (o.inodious DW)\ELING I(OUISE n
under the presidency of the Duke of Westminster P'enmbroke Parish, in sight of the Southern Main
and the Earl of' r. 1,vy and which has been Road leading to the Admiralty louse and about
styled the London Conference. The upshot was fifteen minutes walk from tic Towu of iamil-
the a Cominltee of *, ,..,, o.vr the ton, with a CAltRAGE IIU 1 :, S' TABL
current negotiations to se that 'T, :: .eelivies toiwith s CAIU ,
should be abjured. Gladstone's Speeh was the a.d ohcer outbuildings.
one of the day. Gladstone has been indefatigable. SAM L. SA LT'U S.
" Bulgarian Horrors" had a large sale and it has ailton, d Ja., 1877.-2pd
been translated into Russian. Derby's despatch on lon 2d 877.-2pd
S evisal of the Ilctoral
r:HE 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 oJ 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 J!1. ., ly 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-
In WARWICK Parish, on Monday, the 15th
Jany., 1877, at 3 o'clock, at the VESTRY
[n PAGET Parish on Tuesday, the 16th Jany.,
1877, at 1 o'clock, at the VESTRY ROOM.
[n PEMBROKE Parish, on Wednesday, the
17th Jany., 1877, at. 12 o'clock at the TOWN
In DEVONSHIRE Parish, on Thursday, the
18th Jany., 1877, at 1 o'clock, at the VESTRY
In SMITHS Parish, on Tuesday the 23rd
Jany., 1877, at 10 o'clock at the VESTRY
[n HAMILTON Parish, on Tuesday, the 23rd
Jany., 1877, at past 11 o'clock, at the
[n 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
neet the REVISING OFFICER at the times and
places hereinbefore specified.
W. H. D
1st Jany., 1877.-2
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 1st Jany., 1877.
SEALED Tenders in duplicate
will be received in the abovo Office, until
12 o'clock Noon, of
The 15th Instant,
From Persons desirous of Renting
either of the Undermentioned Pieces of
War ) Dpartment Land.
Each of which are suitable for Garden and
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
H. J. WILKINSON,
A. C. G.,
2 District Commissary General.
U? 6! *'
THiE fiNDER SIGAYEJ)
Ilave Received the following ex Schr.
SULGA l--in Barrels
White Crystalized Vacuum Pan
Yellow V tcuum 1'an, and
Ci I ACOAl.-in Sacks
I'eruvian G UA NO-in Bags
The above will be sold at Low
CA S I.
S. S. INGHAM & Co.
January 2, 1877.
R ates for
'-TRRM PA ROYAL GAZETT.
EXTRACT from METEOROLOGICAL OBSER-
VATIONS taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
Hamilton, January 9, 1877.
Colonial Secretarys Office,
JANUARY 8, 1877.
_IS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
has been pleased to appoint
George owners Tucker, Esqr.,
to be (provisionally) a Member of Her Ma-
jesty's Council for these Islands, in the room
of the Honorable Joseph C. Yates, deceased.
1 Colonial Secretary.
Colonial Secretary's Office,
JANUARY 4, 1877.
[IS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
has been pleased to appoint
1Ir. Wiltiani Gilbert Outcrbridge1,
to be Harbour Master of the Harbour of St.
George, in the room of Mr. Jacob W. Minors,
1 Colonial Secretary.
Colonial Secretary's Office,
JANUARY 4, 1877.
jIS EXCELLENCE THE GOVERNOR
has been pleased to appoint
Mr. Benijiainii Payniter,
to be Receiving House Keeper at the Flatts,"
in the room of Mr. Augustus Peniston, de-
1 Colonial Secretary.
The Bark Eliza Barss, Captain Vesey, left New York
on 2Sth December for these Islands. Had a cyclone on
29th and 3 th, from N.E. by S. to N.W.; hove to 24
hours-blowing fearfully, with very heavy sea from all
points; lost deck load of hay and 25 head of stock-
cattle died from extreme cold; barometer fell to 29-20;
suffered no damage to vessel. On 2nd instant had an-
other very heavy gale from S.W. to N.W., hove to 20
hours. Arrived at St. Georges on 2nd instant.
Captain Mayor of the Excelsior reports having ex-
perienced heavy gales on 1st and 2nd instant from I
N.E. to S.W., barometer 28-80. From thence to the
land which was sighted on Friday afternoon, heavy
N.W. gales and a terrific sea running throughout.
The Schr. Waldemar, of Buckport, Maine, Captain
Parker, from Turks Islands bound to New York,
with a cargo of salt, out 51 days, arrived at St.
George's on the 2nd instant. Capt. P. reports hav-
ing experienced a succession of heavy N.W. gales
the entire passage; has been on the coast several
,times and been as frequently driven off; having
.lost nearly all her sails and being short of provis-
ions was compelled to bear up for Bermuda.-
Agent, J. S. Darrell.
The Brigt. Fairfield, Captain Morris, arrived at
St. Georges from New York on the 6th instant,
to take hence to London the cargo of the abandoned
Brigt. Titus, consisting of slate and oil.-Agent, J.
American Brigt. George S. Berry, 256 tons, has
been purchased by Messrs. S. S. Ingham & Co., and
will be refitted immediately. She is spoken of as
being a fine vessel and has a classification under
special survey A 1- in red from American Ship-
DEPARTURE OF THE ADMIRAL.
H. M. S. Bellerophon, bearing the Flag of Vice-
Admiral Sir Astley Cooper Key, K.C.B., F.R.S.,
&c., &c.,&c., Commander-in-Chief on the North
American and West Indian Station, Captain Thom-
son, left on Thursday last for the West Indies.
The Bellerophon was accompanied by H. M. Ships
I Eclipse, Captain Erskine, the Dryad, Commander
King, and the Zephyr, Lient.-Commander LeCocq.
Lord Parker, and Major Trench and Captain
Lockhart, R.A., were passengers by the Bellerophon.
ti MAIL STEAXERS.-The Canima from New
York may be looked for this evening.
Igt The Royal Mail Steamer Beta from St.
Thomas may be expected To-morrow.
As announced in our issues of the 27th ult., and
2nd instant, a meeting of the Freeholders of this
Town, was held in the Town Hall on Tuesday last,
for the purpose of Electing a Mayor, Aldermen and
Common Council for the current year; when the
several Members who served during the year just
expired were re-elected without opposition.
Nathaniel A. Butterfield-MAYOR.
Samuel S. Ingham,
Andrew Turnbull, j ALDERMEN.
Broderick E. Dickinson,
William T. James,
Jeremiah Harnett, |
Thomas N. Dill, CoMMoN COUNCIL.
Charles C. Keane, |
Alexander M. Oudney, J
ENTERED. We have just received late numbers of the Fo-
January 4.-Brigt. Pownal, Jeffries, London; goods rest and Stream," a paper published in New York,
for merh4ants.-PAgent, T. F.fJ. Tucker. in the interests-as its name implies-of all lovers
for nerchants.-Agent T.TF.J. Tucker. of Nature. Its pages, twenty in number, are re-
6.-Schr. Ellie, O'Brien, Halifax, N. S., in dis- of Nature. Its pages, twenty in number, are re-
tress; assorted cargo.-n, nt, John Fowle. plete with fresh and entertaining letters of travel
8.-Brigt.- Eess; so Mayor, New York; assorted and adventure by flood and field, notes on the
g.-E Mayor New York assorted haunts and seasons of game, sporting events of the
cargo to S. S. Ingham & Co. week and other matter, making it a complete record
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE. of life out of doors for the time being.
ENTERED. It has entered upon its fourth year of publi-
Jany. 1--Barque Victoria Perez, Lindsay, Porto cation and is now a recognized and leading author-
Cabello, in distress ; 3,80p bags coffee, 300 bales ity in the.United States, upon all matters pertain-
skins.-Agents, W. C. Hyland & Co. ing to the gun and rod, fish culture and the preser-
5-Barque Eliza Barss, Vesey, New York; 77 oxen, ovation of game.
100 bNi. meal, to Trott & Ccx. This success, we presume, is due to the ability of
Schr. Waldemar, Parker, Turks Islands; 10,980 the editor-in-chief, Mr. Hallock, who visited and
bushels salt.-Agent, J. S. Darrell. described the Bermudas some years since, and whose
6-Ship David Crockett, Anderson, Dublin; bal- acquaintance we had the pleasure of making.
last.--Agent, J. S. Darrell. The papers were handed us by Mr. Frederick A.
8-Brigt. Fairfield, Morris, New York; ballast.- Ober, a passenger on board the Schooner F. A.
Agent, J. S. Darrell. Magee which struck upon the western reef some two
CLEARED. weeks ago.
Jan. Id L.,Peak, Boston ; inward cargo Mr. Ober was en route for the West Indies, un-
Jany. 3-Schr Ida L., d der a special commission from the Smithsonian In-
of sugar and Crockett, Anderson, New York stitution at Washington, to study the Natural his-
Schr. Ben, Munsell, New York; inward cargo of tory-especially the Ornithology and Archteology
r. en ne of those islands. As a writer upon natural his-
iron ore. tory, hunting and fishing, Mr. Ober is well and
PASSENGERS ARRIVED. widely known; his letters upon Florida, over the
In the R. M. Steamer Beta from Halifax;-Mr. nom deplume of Fred. Beverly," having been gath-
G. Davdison, Lieut. Steavenson and wife, 3 child- ered into book form and published under the title
ren and nurse, Rev. Mr. Faulker, Mrs. Faulker, 3 of Camp Life in Florida."
children, Rev, S. F. Heustis, Mr. H. M. Hart, Lts. He is under contract to write an account of his
Maillance and Verschoyle, 87th Regt., Asst. Comy. adventures for the "Forest and Stream" in the
Genl. Barnaby, A. P. Johnstone, 87th Regt.-2nd shape of monthly letters, and his letter from Ber-
CGbin, John Bottle and wife, Mrs. Davenport, Mrs. muda will appear shortly.
Chase, Mrs. Craidge, Mrs. Sparks, Mrs. Friend, T. The Schooner in which he and a friend were pas-
C. Bray, Wm. Hooper, Mrs. Hynes and infant, sengers, is being repaired at St. Georges, and pro-
Mrs. White and 2 children, J. Glynn, P. Sullivan, ceeds on her way as soon as her injuries are made
L. Lowry, and E. Burke, 87th Regt., Wm. McCur- good.
-.* Trr 1-11 T1i- rxJ^ol, I. DR-
ville, Mss A. W aadell, J oun vv nte, o m b-u I t.
In the Eliza Barss from New York-Mrs. A. Le-
In the Excelsior from New York-Mr. William
The Schr. Ellie of and from Halifax, Captain
O'Brien, bound to Porto Rico, with a cargo of fish,
got among the reefs to the N. W. of these Islands
on the afternoon of the 4th instant, during thick
and stormy weather. Captain O'Brien reports that
he left Halifax on .26th December, had moderate
and fair weather until the 30th when a heavy gale
sprung up from the S.S.E., then in lat. 35-30, long.
64-30, the vessel was struck by a heavy sea, when
the foremast and jibboom and everything attached
were canried away, the boat crushed, cabin and
companion windows broken, and the cabin filled
with water. Succeeded in getting the vessel before
the wind; vessel laboured much and made water.
On 1st January weather moderated, got down
maintopmast and rigged jury foremast. On 2nd
and 3rd blew heavy from the westward, shaped
course for Bermuda.- At 2 p.m. of the 4th sighted
land bearing S. S. E., hauled up to S.W. hop-
ing to clear the land ; breakers were soon discover-
ed on beam and directly ahead, endeavoured to stay
but she would not come about and there not being
room to wear, ran her between two breakers into
smooth water, inside the reef, where she took bottom
at 4 p.m. At 5 a pilot and several boats crews
came on board; at 9 p.m., then high water, was
gotten off and anchored in deep water inside the S.
W. reef. Her rudder was broken and she made
water rapidly. On the morning of the 5th by the
assistance of a tug kindly loaned by Capt: Leveson
E. H. Somerset, A.D.C., Superintendent of H. M.
Naval Establishments, the Ellie, was towed round
and into this Harbour by the morning of the 6th.
-Agent, John Fowle.
The American Ship David Crockett, Captain An-
derson, 40 days from Kingstown, Ireland, bound to
New York in want of provisions, anchored in Five
Fathom Hole on Friday last. Having had her
wants supplied, she proceeded on her voyage on the
following day.-Agent, J. S. Darrell.
The Schr. Pioneer, Captain Hamilton, from Suri-
nam bound to Boston arrived at St. Georges on
Sunday last, leaking badly, foremast gone, cargo
shifted and much of it stove.-Agents, W. C. Hy.
land & Co.
MOST HEINOUS.-It pains us exceedingly to
have to record that a most diabolical attempt has
been made to destroy by fire that fine building,
the Mechanics' Hall, in this Town. On the morning
of Saturday last, the Steward, on going to arrange
the rooms, &c., preparatory to re-opening the Schools,
discovered under the door of the lobby leading to
the boys' room, on the Southern side of the Building,
a number, seemingly about two combs, of lucifer
matches-more than half consumed-prevented
from doing mischief, very likely, by the strong
draught of wind under the door.-The recent par-
tial destruction in this town of an uninhabited
dwelling forces us to the conclusion that we have
some desperate murderous characters among us;
for an incendiary would not in our opinion hesitate
to take life if deemed necessary in accomplishing
his fiendish purpose.
About 1 o'clock on the morning of Monday, the 1st
instant, a very valuable sailing boat, called the Coral
Gem, belonging to John S. Darrell, Esqr., was stolen
from Great Bay, St. David's Island, where she was
moored and in charge of Pilot John Fox. It was soon
ascertained that four soldiers-three Artillerymen and
one of the Line-were missing. The boat was seen
about 7 o'clock running from the land in a south-west
direction, but the party who then saw her thought the
boat was out on legitimate business, and consequently
did not make the fact known. The circumstance of
the theft of the boat reached the knowledge of the own-
er and through him the proper authorities. A ship-of-
war was immediately despatched in search of the de-
serters, but returned on the following morning after an
unsuccessful cruise. On the afternoon of Monday the
1st, and during the whole night, there was a perfect
storm of wind, and it was generally supposed the Coral
Gem could not have survived it without having some
experienced hands on board. However on the follow-
ing morning she was run on shore abreast of High
Point, Somerset, where the four soldiers landed, who
were soon afterwards captured. Pilot Harvey, who saw
the men land, succeeded in getting possession of the
boat and putting her in a place of safe keeping. The
Coral Gem's rudder was broken, which it is supposed
was the cause of their so soon returning, or perhaps the
severe weather of Monday night cooled their ambitious
desires. There were proofs that one at least of the
party was a sailor.
South Carolina counted for Hayes by the House
HIS EXCELLENCE THE GOVERNOR, has
been pleased to appoint Lieut. FREDERICK CAn-
PENTER, 87th Royal Irish Fusiliers, Acting Private
Secretary and Aide-de-Camp, from the 4th inst.,
during the absence, on leave, of Captain Elliot
Lockhart, R. A., A.D.C.
All Communications will therefore be addressed
to that Officer.
APPOINTMENTS FOR JANUARY.
Tuesday, 9th, (To-day)-The Flatts.
Thursday, 18th--Race Course, Shelly Bay, instead
of Friday the 11th, as previously advertised.
Tuesday, 23rd-The Sand Hills, Paget..
Tuesday, 1st-Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.
l7 ROYAL NAVAL SPORTS will take place
on the Somerset Cricket Ground on FRIDAY, January
12th, commencing at noon.
We are glad to notice that the Bermuda Hunt has
been kept alive through the perseverance of the
Master, Captain Lockhart, in spite of a sparse at-
tendance compared with last year, and to learn that
the new Regiments take kindly to the sport. We
should be very sorry to see the Hunt discontinued
for the meetings afford opportunities for many
pleasant gatherings. The landowners and occupiers
still generously allow members to ride over their
lands and the Club is much indebted to them for
their kind co-operation. We are informed of a very
pleasant run which took place last Thursday from
Smith's Church to Prospect. Capt. Allatt, 46th Regt,
undertook the course and provided an admirable
one, and the weather being all that could be desired,
one of the pleasantest runs of the season occurred.
At the commencement of the run a stiff piece of tim-
ber was encountered, it having to be negotiated in
cold blood, there was but one, a gallant officer of
the 87th Regt. and thorough sportsman (Lieut.
Davison,) who distinguished himself by landing
safely on the other side.. The course continued
through the Parishes of Smith, Devonshire and
Pembroke with an occasional ring and included
some very good country and fair fences. Captain
Grant (46th) with that keen appreciation of sport
which so highly characterizes him had specially
prepared a pretty little piece of country and fencing
along the line in the neighourhood of Prospect,
which taken with the finish was as perfect a piece
of hunting as the country affords.
To add to so pleasant a run Colonel Bennett and
the Officers of the 46th extended a welcome hospita-
lity to those who had assembled to witness the fin-
ish, and provided an agreeable surprise for their
guests by suggesting the idea that advantage might
be taken of the Band being present to join them in
a dance or two. Amusement may be scarce in Ber-
muda but few countries can boast of such a combi-
nation as a capital run and an impromptu dance at
the end of it. If this is not the height of enjoy-
ment we should be sorry to have to cater for those
who disagree with us in this opinion.
We are informed on the best authority that the
line to be ridden to-day by the Bermuda Hunt has
been chosen especially; for the convenience of the la-
dies and such as prefer to follow on wheels: it com-
mences at Mr. Musson's beautifully situated residence
Frascati, the Flatts, and crosses by kind permission
the land owned by Messrs. Trott & Peniston, thence
continues along the North Shore Road as far as
Prospect Hill when thelt will be a check at the
Garrison Cricket ground;
The course thence is through Messrs. T. Fowle
Tucker's, G. Trimingham's and E. H. Gosling's
ground, till the finish is reached at the hospitable
mansion of the Speaker, the Hon. S. S. Ingham.
'NEW YORK MAIL STEAMERS.-Messrs. Trott &
Cox, the agents here of the New York Mail Steamers,
announce in our advertising columns that the Canimna
will continue her fornightly trips between New York
and these Islands up to March 29th, and from that date
till the 9th July, the Canima and Bermuda will provide
us a weekly communication with that great Emporium.
The inhabitants of Bermuda generally will feel gratified
we are assured for the liberality which the Proprietors
of these vessels have shewn, in thus continuing to run
their vessels without a subsidy from the Colony. Hav-
ing two steamers during the crop season, and both un-
der the same control will prevent the clashing of inter-
ests, as would most probably be the case should they
be under different managers. We sincerely hope that
the enterprise thus shown will meet with its reward.
THE FRENCH AND ENGLISH NAVIES.-We hear that
Captain Leveson Somerset, R.N., A.D.C., in charge
of the English Naval Establishments at Bermuda, has
received from the French Government a letter, thanking
him and those under his command, for the considera-
tion shown to the memory of a French seaman who died
there, in having voluntarily raised a monument over
his grave.-London Standard, December 9.
ANOTHER FRIGHTFUL CALAMITY.-The New York
papers of the 30th and 31st ultimo, contain particu-
lars of anotlnfr dreadful disaster-almost unparalled
in the history of railway calamities-resulting in
the loss of one hundred and twenty human lives,
crushed, burned, drowned, drowned, frozen. It seems that on
the evening of the 29th ultimo, a full passenger train
-containing eleven cars, including one drawing
room car, occupied by 30 persons, 3 sleeping cars,
1 smoking car, two first class coaches and four bag-
gage and express cars-moving westward on the
Ohio Lake Shore Railroad, through a heavy tem-
pest of wind and snow-in attempting to pass over
the iron truss bridge of 120 feet in length, which
spans the Ashtabula creek, fell through, a distance
of seventy-five feet, to the river below, which was
thick with ice, crushed through the ice and drown-
ing many of the helpless inmates that survived the
shock in the chill waters beneath ; some of the cars
took fire inflicting on such as survived a death still
more horrible. The banks on both sides of the
creek were almost perpendicular, so much so as to
render it almost impossible for those who went to
the rescue to promptly aid the sufferers. Of the 174
passengers, 54 were saved, 7 only without injury.
The train was drawn by two locomotives, the for-
ward one breaking loose from the other, as the
bridge gave way and escaped on the very brink of
the fearful gulf ; the other engine was completely
wrecked, and with the several cars with their
wheels turned up, lies at the bottom of the river.
The bridge it seems has for some time been con-
STILL ANOTHER.-The British Ship Circassian,
when on passage from Liverpool to New York, ran
ashore on the beach near Sag Harbour on the llth
ultimo, when all the crew were saved and the vessel
placed in charge of wreckers. Captain Williams of
the Circassian, his mate and several of the crew
however remained with the, vessel. She had been
worked out and was to have been towed to New
York, when a gale came on' which again drove her
on the reef and she became a perfect wreck, the sea
breaking over her with great violence; and al-
though every effort was made by those on shore
-distant only about three lengths of the vessel-of
the 32 persons on board only 4 were rescued. Cap-
tain Williams, his third mate and 11 of his crew
with Capt. John Lewis, and his three engineers and
ten Indians of the wrecking crew, were drowned.
A Paris telegram says the extraordinary session
of the Chambers closed Deer. 30. The regular
session will open January 9.
From New. Yor'k.
We are indebted to Captain Vesey of the Barque
Eliza Barss, which arrived on the 2nd instant; and
also to Steward Smith, for files of New York papers
of tho 28th ultimo.
We are also indebted to Captain Mayor of the
Packet Brigt. Excelsior, and 1st Officer Doughty of
same, for New York papers of the 31st ultimo.
These papers supply us with European dates of
the 31st Deer.
The ship Harvey Hills, with 6,500 bales of cotton,
for Liverpool, was on fire inr Port Royal bay.
Otis D. Swan, a stock broker, is missing from
New York. He is stated to be $300,000 in default
to his own family, and unascertained amounts in
other trusts, many of which had been confided to
Governor Hampton has addressed duplicate let-
ters to Governors Hayes and Tilden declaring that
the people of South Carolina will condemn any but
a peaceful and constitutional solution of the Presi-
The Court of Alabama claims has got through
with its business; its term expired with the year.
It has rejected the claim of the Government for
compensation for the loss of the steamers Hatteras
BALTMORE, Dec. 28, 1876.-T-his port is com-
pletely icebound. No vessels have cleared from
here for one week. Thirty vessels are now ready
to leave and are waiting for the ice to break up.
Tugs are charging $500 to take vessels out; the
usual price is $25.
THE EXPECTED RUSSIAN FLEET.-It is now posit-
ively announced that a Russian war fleet is on its
way from the Mediterranean to New York. The
vessels are reported to have left Naples some weeks
ago under sealed orders, their destination being this
city. So many canards have been published re-
garding the movements of the Russians since it first
became probable that they would engage in a war
with Turkey, that we are suspicious of all reports
touching them, no matter how well authenticated
apparently. Assuming for the moment that rumor
is true this time, this extraordinary action on the
part of Russia can be best explained in one way.
She is apprehensive that, after all, England will be
forced by circumstances into the war which im-
pends. In that event her fleet, allied with the Tur-
kish ships, would easily annihilate the Russian
navy in the Mediterranean, or wherever else it could
be found. Not only would the Russian vessels be
saved from destruction by sending them hither, but
they would be of immense service to the cause of
Russia in capturing British merchantmen with
their treasure. The exploits of the Alabama" and
"Georgia" during the civil war show what havoc
war vessels can make among the merchant marine
of the enemy when they have the free run of the sea.
Except upon the hypothesis that Russia expects
finally to be embroiled with England, the departure
of the Mediterranean fleet of Russia to our shores
cannot be satisfactorily explained. For she is un-
doubtedly the match for Turkey on any sea, at the
statistics for 1876 fully prove; and all her naval
forces would be a great aid to her at home if the war
were to be confined to Russia and Turkey alone.
Whatever may be the motive of the visit, it a Rus-
sian fleet arrives in New York this winter, her
officers will find good friends among our citizens.
-New York Journal of Commerce, Dec. 30.
Admiral A. Crown of the Russian Navy, is at
the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York.
MUNITIONS OF WAR FOR TURKEY.-
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 28, 1876.-The British
Steamship King Arthur, which departed from New
Haven harbor to-day, having cleared for Constan-
tinople direct, took with her munitions of war for
the Turkish Government as follows:-10,080,000
cartridges, 10,000,000 bullets, 10,001,600 Martini-
Henry shells, 40,600 guns, 40,000 scabbards, 50,-
000,000 gun wads and 48 packages of miscellaneous
merchandize. The total value of the cargo is
$1,344,000, being the most valuable cargo ever
taken out of this port.
From Constantinople it is announced that the Bri-
tish Fleet has left Besika Bay for the Pirseus.
LONDON, December 31, 1876.-The last days of
1876 have been spent in an effort to prevent the
outbreak of war in Turkey, and the result is still
as doubtful as a month ago. Whether that effort
has been an earnest one on the part of all the powers
represented at the Conference in Constantinople
must be left to the future to tell, but there is no
disguising the fact that the new year is about to
open with a prospect more uncertain than has been
known in Europe for many years. No matter how
many editorials breathing confidence in the preser-
vation of peace may appear in the newspapers, the
minds of those who are best informed on European
politics are filled with gloomy forebodings, and not
a few are convinced that 1877 is destined to be a
year of sanguinary war and of sweeping political
A POLISH PROTEST.--The Polish question is once
more before the people of Europe, although the
people of that country show little sign of life. The
leading Polish emigrants in Switzerland have ad-
dressed a petition to the Marquis of Salisbury,
protesting against the inhuman treatment to which
their compatriots in Poland are subjected by the
Russian government. They complain of the des-
truction of their religion and language and implore
of the Conference to obtain for the Russian Poles
the same rights and privileges which Russia de-
mands for the Slavs in Turkey.
THE ARMISTICE.-At Thursday's sitting of the
Conference, which lasted four hours, it was decided
that the armistice should be prolonged until the 1st
of March, 1877 The next sitting of the Conference
will be on Saturday and Monday, and it is expected
that rapid progress will be made with the delibera-
tions. The apprehensions recently entertained of
an unfavorable issue are now considerably dimin-
ished and a pacific solution of pending questions is
The Pall Mall Gazette of this afternoon (31st)
states that the proposal for the prolongation of the
armistice wao made by the Porte, and considers
that this action adds much to the hopefulness of
the situation. It believes Turkey has put forward
a proposal that a police force composed of Turkish
regular troops under European officers shall super-
vise the application of reforms in the provinces.
Whether the Czar and his Ministers will be con-
tent with it the Gazette seriously doubts, declaring
it easier to believe the Russian army must fight,
unless its sovereign can boast of a far more obvi-
ous diplomatic victory than it is likely to obtain,
than that it will be ordered home by a government
virtually defeated in the Conference Chamber.
FORESHADOWING RUSSIAN POLIcy.-A despatch
from St. Petersburg gives an extract fram an edi-
torial article in the Moscow Gazette which is very
significant as indicating the policy of Russia in the
event of a breakup of the Conference. The Gazette
says:-In the event of the Conference being broken
off Russia would have to enforce upon Turkey not
her own decision but that of Europe. Europe
would then virtually make war against Turkey with
Russian arms. The mere friendly neutrality of
Europe would not suffice. As it was not Russia
who raised the Eastern question, Russia could not
afford to risk a rear or flank attack upon the Porte
in addition to the .si.ic-; which a war would en-
tail upon her. Russia must therefore unite her
own interest with that of some other Power.
The Golos thinks the Sultan can make the con-
cessions demanded by the Powers without fear of
the fanaticism of tMe Turkish people, which is ra-
ther produced by the government for its own pur-
poses than spontaneously directed against its policy.
The Golos adds :-" Wise concession will strength-
en the Sultan's position, while stubborn opposition
would undoubtedly produce serious conflicts."
VERSAILLES, Dec. 29.-The Senate to-day unani-
mously and without discussion adopted the Budget
as it was voted yesterday by the Deputies. It is ad.
mitted on all sides that yesterday's vote in the
Chamber of Deputies caused a schism in the Repub.
lican majority, the Moderates having definitely se-
parated from the Extremists.
THE GETTYSBURG REEF.-The coral reef recently
discovered in the Atlantic-about one hundred
and twenty-five miles west of Cape St. Vincent,
Portugal-by the officers of the United States ship
of War Gettysburg," has been again sounded by
that vessel, but not so satisfactorily as desired in
consequence of the stormy weather prevailing at
the time. At the second sounding they "found that
the bank forms the summit of an isolated submara:;
ine mountain, having a circular base, with a radius
from the summit of twenty miles. The mountain
rises regularly from a depth of 16,500 to 14,500
feet, capped with live coral. The bantkaroantd the
edges gives indications of comparatively recent
volcanic disturbance. At present speculation as to
the shoalest depth would be useless, but the impress.
ion prevails that the coral attains the sea level at
one or more isolated spots."
There is great anxiety expressed by the New
York newspapers for the establishment of another
cable company between England and New York,
or between France and New York, as there is not
they say sufficient accommodation afforded by the
existing cable companies; and also that their rates
are deemed too extravagant: one company has, it
is stated, within the past year, placed 10 per
cent to a reserved fund, and paid 9 per cent di.
vided to the shareholders.
Mails made up in London for New York will be
despatched on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Sa-
turday of each week during the monthl of January.
Tuesday's mails from Southampton, and Wednes-
day's and Saturday's from Queenstown. Mails
made up in Scotland will be despatched from Mo-
velle (Lough Foyle) on every Sunday morning.
Thomas Wilson, a colored man, said to be a nativeof
Bermuda, a steward, late of the Brigt. Westwood, was
drowned with three other persons, when that vessel was
wrecked at Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, on the 12th
ultimo. Wilson was 45 years of age and leaves a wife.
Very long lists of disasters to vessels are given in the
THE REVD. MR. CURLING.-Letters from the' Bay
of Islands and Boone Bay, Newfoundland, mention the
almost entire failure there of the herring fishery-about
140 vessels were waiting for fish, most of them were "
preparing to leave with little or no fish. Great desti-
tution prevailed among th inhabitants, many existing
on a few potatoes only. The letter adds "already there
would be utter starvation among some were it not for'.
the efforts of an Episcopal clergyman named Curling,
who is buying up all the flour from the merchants and
distributing it among the poor people. This gentleman
has considerable wealth and is using it on behalf of the' .
For tIt R1iqRyal Gazttte. '
Books are the thoughts of men who have lived for the.
Present and Future,
Hieroglyphics inscribed on tombs of the mighty depart.
Inscribed by their own strong hands on monuments
reared in the desert
Of our mortal life, as pyramids once by the Pharoahs.
And though the hands are still which have penned the"
lines that delight us, .: :
And the brains throb no more, which have peopled the
world with their fancies
Yet do we breath their names; and in familiar converse'
Speak of them still as if they were living and nioving
Living and moving and young, for mind can& never,
For like a precious chain of gold mixed with dianmpnds
All the thoughts of men, have together been linked
through the ages .. ,
Yea since the first man breathed, bequeathing reiem-,
brance of Eden
Thought and Intellect still have grown ever stronger
For they are unsubstantial, and wear not away like our-
They are indeed the beams of heaven thrown back -by
Or the interpretations of GoD's divine writing in na-
He who hath read aright the voices of forest and ocean,.
The songs of the trembling leaves, the tender strains'
of the Zephyrs
And in musical verse, had passed on his thoughts
through the.ages ""
Or hath fathomed the depths of human passion "ind
Hath left a treasure to men which is unto thousands
And though by the multitude shared, is by sharing in-
creased not diminished
For thought gathers thought, and in the incessant sue-.
cession of being -
The stream of ideas rolls on, till the whole `World'is
flooded with wisdom
Flooded with beauty of mind, with the thoughts Of the:
great and the noble
In which are blended together love, virtue, truth'and
Love, for the Giver of thought, the Giver of Wisdom
Is essentially Love, and breaths it into His creatures..
Thought finds the infant soul, and fain would enwrap
Sit in virtue
Dragging it bit by bit from earth's adhering pollutions,
Thought taking truth as her guide endeavours to m9unt
up to heaven
And finding the dwelling-of GOD falls down in passion-
ate worship. OTO H .-
$1,500,000 has been asked for by Mr. Secretary,
Robeson of the U. S. Government for the pay of
certain offi:.-rs f the Navy. The Chairman of thie
House Naval Committee after examining into the
necessary figures and estimates, has come to the
conclusion that $300,000 at most will be ample for
The declared value of steam engines exported by
England during the first eleven months of the year
1876 amounted to 2,000,000, more than double the
value of last year's exportation.
According to the Medical Examiner there are 5,000,-
000 gallons of superior wine on stock in the lslai~d of
Madeira, the exports never having exceeded 5,000
pipes annually, The growers have consequently been
compelled to lower their prices, and important ship.
ments are made to England and elsewhere.
The Water Witch, the only English. man-of-war
not propelled by paddle or screw, but by means of the
recoil of two water jets projected at high velocity from
nozzles at the ship's side, made seven knots an hour
at her last trial trip. The system has important- ad-
vantages over the old ones, and the promoters are
sanguine of ultimate success.
It is a fact worth thinking about that Africa is three
times as densely populated as America. The estimat-
ed number of inhabitants in Africa on about eleven
and a hall square miles of territory is more than twice
that in America on about fifteen and a half square
miles. In America the average is 5J people to the
square mile, in Africa, 17J.
q rr I ~ s ----sa --~p- ~bPII. -- ---c--~IY*~EP8~1~aBBBllsll~D~LsZ~-l 8lr*Z;~-B1)~&b(aWBII%~B;r~eB
IIERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE,.
HORwNEY LANE (LONDON) SCHOOL BOARD.-At a
special Meeting of the Board on Tuesday, Mr.
Robert Gregory Lee, of Hamilton Lodge, Hornsey
Lane and Mr. :Walter Hazell, of Selina Crescent,
Crouch End, were elected Members of the board,
without. opposition to fill vacancies caused by the re-
signation of Canon Harvey and Mr. R. R'. May-
nard.-Hamstead and Highgate Express, Dec. 9.
BIRTH, on the 7th instant, at Prince Alfred
Terrace, Ireland Island, the WIFE of Deputy Com-
missary J. Browne, Ordnance Department, of a SoN.
MARRIED, in Holy Trinity Church, Hamilton Pa-
rish, on the 3rd instant, by the Rev. George Tucker,
Reeor, CHARLES EDWARD, eldest son of Col. Alexan-
der Davidson Clay, Madras Staff Corps, to FANNY
HENRIETTA, eldest daughter of the late Francis Greene
MCDONALD-LEE.-On December 25, at'the Church
of the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn, by Rev. Dr. Hall,
FRANK H. MCDONALD, Esqr., of New York, to ADA
J. A., daughter of George A. Lee, Esqr., of Bermuda.
New York Herald, December 31.
DIED, at Southampton on Wednesday, the 3rd inst.,
MARY WHITE, daughter of Samuel and Valeria S.
Inghamrn, aged 7 nionths. .
........., in Paget Parish on 2nd instant, MRS. FRAN-
CES E. TYNES, aged 82; leaving two daughters and
other friends to mnourn their loss.
.v......., on Sunday, January 7th, at his residence in
this Town, HARRINGTON HARVEY, Esq., for many years
a highly respected merchant of these Islands.
Royal Bermuda Tacht
rpHE ANNUAL MEETING of the Club was
adjourned until To-morrow, WEI)NEl,-
DAY, 10th, at 4 p m., when Members are re-
quested to attend.
Jan. 9, 18717.
THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of
the BERMUDA ROWING an> CRICK-
ET CLUB, will take place on
PRIDJY, the 19th Instant,
At .5 p.m.,
At the Boat House, Hamilton.
BUSINEss-ELECTION OFOF OFFICE ER, &c.
It is hoped that as many Members as are able
will atte',l. .
To be Sold,
At Private Sale, or 'at Public A uc-
ON T~iE PREMISES,
If not sooner applied for,
The 9th day of February next ensuing,
At Io'cloek P.M.,
A LOT OF LAND
.Together .wii t the. TI- .I B I'R thereon,
Compiiaing-FOUR AND A HAI.LF ACIE,
more or less, situated in Smiths' Parish, belong-
ing to the Estate of the late Samuel Spencer,`
deceased, and bounded as follows, viz.,-North.
erly and Westerly, by Lauds late of Thomas
Spencer, ,enr., deceased, and Lands of J. W.
Pearsoian; Ensterly, by Lands of said J. W.
Pearmati and ,'outherly by the Sea.
If set up at Auction it may, if necessary, be
put-up in. Lots to suit purchasers, should one
person not be desirous of buying the whole.
N. J. DARRELL,
Smiths' Parish, Jany. 9th, 1877.
j MRS. M K6 Bo. H. INEF;W M A.NS,
-.4. I Reid Street.
_ti!itun, Jan. 8, 1877.-3
Stone Cutters W'anted,
Tj'EN Stone Cutters, to be paid weekly after
the first week.
Please apply to
JOSEPH NATH. BE \N.
Warvjck, Jan. 8, 1877.-Ipd
FROM I. M. . Eclipse," A LI-\RGE
WHIITE OWL. Any person bringing the
same to Government House, Mount Langton,
will weive -1 REWARD if the Bird be alive
and' fs. if dead.
S1Mt. i.aiigton, Jan. 9, 1877..
AN AFRICAN GREY PARROT with Red
Tail, flew from the Residence of the Un-
derignedon Sunday, 31st December .
The person returning it to the Owner will be
J. BENSON ST' ,ED.
Hamilton, Jany. 9th, 1877.-3
AN APPRENTICE to the Tailoring Trade.
,Front St., Hamilton, 2
January 9, 1877.
Apply to P. M. C. Officers' Mess, 46th Regt.,
Prospect any. 6, 1877.
10th inst., At 12 o'clock,
I WILL S ELL,
AT THE OLD STAND,
BLS. S. F. FLOUR
Do. Corn MEAL Do. ALE
Do. VINEGAR T. I. SALT
I and A Boxes RAISINS
I Boxes Cosmetic SOAP
I Do. Eureka DO.
Bags OATS and BRAN
MATCHES TEA BROOMS BUCKETS
BOOTS and SHOES, &c., &c.
A Fine 1filcI Goiat
With Two Kids.
And whatever may appear on day of Sale.
Hamilton, 9th Jany., 1877.
N. B.-Should To-morrow be foul the Sale
will take place first fair day after.
About FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS
to defray the expenses on the
a2 C .^ G1 O.
SPRAGUE, Master, at this Port.
The Amount to be secured by Respondentia
Bond on said Cargo, consisting of Slate and
Kerosene Oil, and to be re-shipped by British
Brigt. Fairfield" to London.
TENDERS from Parties willing to advance
the Amount will be received at the Subscrib-
er's Office until NINE O'CLOCK
The 11th instant.
J. S. DARRELL,
St. Georges, Jany. 8th, 1877.
lBermuda Victualling Yard.
Sale of Old Stores.
The Undermentioned ARTICLES
I' V1 L L ; S 3 9 L
itp -ubt AuCc tutt 0 n,
Her Majesty's Victualling Yard,
! The 18th January, at Noon,
['LOUR, 196 lbs. Preserved MILK, 8
quarts (unfit for human food)
Flushing JACKETS, 8 DUCK, 310 yds.
FLANNEL, 50 yds.
SERGE, 77 yds. DRILL, 18 yds.
Blue JEAN, 74 yds. MITTS, 30 pairs
COMFORTERS, 7 BEDS, 7
BLANKETS, 22 Bed COVERS, 22
TOBACCO, 70 lbs.
LAMPS LANTERNS BARRICOES
By Authority, .
LL Persons to whom BILLS for POLICE
TAX have been rendered for Ilamilton to
31st December, 1875, and remain unpaid. are
hereby notified that the same will be placed in
legal hands for collection if not paid by 13th
Also!P persons to whom BI. LLS for WHARIF-
AGE and BILLS for SI'IED T'\X for Hamil-
ton have been rendered and remain unpaid (and
not disputed as bring incorrect), if not paid 'by
13th' instant will be placed in legal hands 'or
This Notice is in accordance with Corpo-
ration Notice published in the Royal Gazette''
of 15th October, 1872.
JOHN T. YATES.
January 6, 1877.
I WO PARLOR
Received from the Makers, and to be Sold
I N. T. BUTTERFIELD & SON.
i lamilton, Jan. 8, i877.*--) 3p
THE REGULAR PACKET BRIOT.
XWM. Ii. MAYOR, Master,
Will be dispatched as above
Engagement for return Freight can be made
at the Office of undersigned.
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
9th January, 1877.*
BE.ISUSID I, ,
To all to whom these Presents shall
come or may concern-
SEND GREETING :-
j ORRIS AUGUSTUS MATSON FRITH
and SAMUEL CORNELIUS OUTER-
BRIDGE, Esquires, to whom were submitted
as Arbitrators the matters in controversy ex-
isting between Messrs. W. C. HYLNND & Co.,
Agents, GEORGE A. YOUNG, Master of the
United States Schooner F. A. Magee," which
said Vessel while on a voyage from New York
to Martinique, laden with a general cargo, ran
on the Reefs to the North-west of these Is-
lands on the 17th of December last; and Jo-
seph Smith, Thomas Cann, John R. Swan,
and Henry Gilbert, as by condition of their
mutual Submission executed by the said par-
ties dated the 5th day of January 1877, more
Now, THEREFORE, KNOW YE, that we, the
Arbitrators mentioned in the said Submission,
having heard the Allegations of the parties
and examined the matters in controversy by
them submitted therein, do therefore make
this Award in writing,-that is to say :-
To the Owners and Crews of the Boats Agil
and Teazer-for services rendered in extri-
cating said vessel from among the Reefs and
placing her in reach of the Steam Tug, and
for attendance on said vessel until she was
moored in the Port of St. George--the sum
of One Hundred and Twenty-five Pounds,
to be apportioned and paid as follows:
To the Owners and Crew of the Boat Agil, the
sum of Seventy-nine Pounds Eleven Shil-
lings and Four Pence, and to the Owners
and Crew of the Boat Teazer, the sum of
Forty-five Pounds Eight Shillings and Eight
To the Owners and Crew of the Boat Magic-
for services in extricating said vessel from
among the Reefs-the sum of Fifteen Pounds.
To Joseph Smith and John R. Swan, Branch
Pilots-for their skill and exertions in ex-
tricating said vessel from among the Reefs
-the sum of Seven Pounds to each.
We direct the above amounts be borne by
said Vessel and Cargo, and be paid in current
money of these Islands to the several parties;
above named within Thirty 'days from the date
hereof, and the expense of this Award, amount-
ing to Six Pounds Fourteen Shillings, together
with the cost of publishing the same, be also
borne by said Ship and Cargo.
In testimony whereof the said Ar-
bitrators to this present Award
have set their hands and seals,
at the Town of Hamilton, in
the said Islands of Bermuda,
this 8th day of January, 1877.
MORRIS A. M. FRITH, [sl.]
S. C. OUTERBRIDGE, [sl.]
SiF aNTIFIC LECTUREP
Under the P'atronage of
IlIs EXCELLENCY T"rn GOVERNOR,
.W W &N. T
Maajor-ren. n iS.. II,,.X,,
R. \., C.B., &c., &c., &.
Will be delivered by
Drofez or itce,
Ofl Middletown, Conn.,
EVENING, the 10th inst.
'C oral and Coral Islan1s,'
Which will be illustrated by Specirens and by
use of Blackboards, &c.
Proceeds of which to be devoted t) Benevo-
I Doors open at 7-30.
Lecture to commence at 8 o'clock.
Reserve Seats 2s. Other Seats Is.
TICKETS to be had at the Oi~ce of the
Royal Gazette," and at the Door on the
Evening of Lecture.
Itamilton, Jany. 9, 1877.
rpHE SCHOOL in connection
L with the BERMUDA MECHANICS' BENEFI-
CIAL ASSOCIATION was
Under the Management of M R. T. T. DAVIS,
Assisted by MISS FOWLER, and is con-
fidently recormniended to the Public
as being in every respect a
FIRST CLASS AA RDEIMY,
Persons non-members of the Association as
well as Memlers, wishing to send Chil-
dlren, will please make application to the Under-
signed, who is prepared to make liberal arrange-
ment for Tuition.
B. E. DICKINSON,
Treasurer, School Committee.
Hamilton, Jany. 9, 1877.--2
New York Mail Steamer.
H E IH E A F FE H. until further No-
tice all Wooden Material for Onion
Boxes arriving here by the Q & G. P. Steam-
ers will be charged only SIX CENTS per cubic
foot of space. occupied.
T IOTT & COX,
ilamilton, Jany. 8, 1877.-3 3p
Colonist copy 3 times 3rdpage.
.I-ew York JMail Steamer. Newfoundland Lights.
T E are instructed to Advertise the move-
ments of the NEW YORK MAIL
STEAMERS for 1877, as follows :
(Subject to change if circumstances should require.)
SANU AU I5t to ULY 1st,
C- C o o oo o
.> >. > l ~ > l
Sa a a a a
o g d
lU P-4 iS P P E-4 c -c3P a a a a Eg P3-4
E .. :. d d:. :. d:.
C) ) .d 0 .. a 3. C . ) .f a) a
Passage, $30 Gold. Excursion Tickets good
for Six Months W50 Gold.
Second Cabin, $20 Gold. Excursion, $33-50.
Sterling Drafts on Bermuda Issued at Mar-
ket Value of Sovereigns.
Steamer sailing from New York Jan. 18th,
Feb. 15th, Mar. 15th, April 12th, May 10th,
and June 7th, connects at Bermuda with
Steamer for St. Thomas and West Indies.
WM. MOORE, Manager,
`A. E. OUTERBRIDGE, Agent,
No. 29 Broadway, New York.
TROTT & COX,
.Hamilton, Bermuda, 9th Jan., 1877.-3
Colonist 3 times.
Is, Ite Par'ish of Saint
V LUABLE A IEST TE,
To be Sold,
i public Auctiou,
On 25th Instant,
ALL that certain TRACT OF
-. LAND in St. Georges Parish, containing
by original Grant TEN ACRES more or less,
situated at the Head of the Causeway, known
as SUGAR LOAF HILL" or CHERRYSTONE,"
:bounded on the North, by the Ocean; East, by
the ;property of Mr. J. T. Bartram; South, by
the waters of Mullet Bay and Ferry Road;
West, by the Land nowv in possession of Mrs.
George Richardson. It is an eligible site for
the erection of a country Residence. being only
three quarters of a mile from the Post Office-
It has a long space of water frontage Souther-
ly and there is Arable Land, Lime Stone, Hard
Stone and Ballast for any number of Vessels.
Any person or Family from the North
wishing a remarkably healthy spot with a good
view of the Ocean, Town and Harbour of
Saint George at this busy season of the year,
Castle Harbour, Saint David's and Cooper's
Island, line of Causeway and Main Land
Westward and Naval Yard, could not obtain a
better opportunity to make purchase.
JNO. T. BOURNE.
St. Georges, Jan. 6, 1877.
A NY Person holding a CLAIM against either
of the undermentioned Vessels will please
forward a BILL thereof by 15th instant, Viz:-
The New York Mail Steamers,
Barque Eliza Barss."
rTROTTr & COX,
Hamilton, Bermuda, Jany. 8, 1877.-2 3p
**Colonist" twice 3rd page.
0 The Barque
With SAILS, BO GiTS, JdA-
CHORS and CHAINS, &c., &*'., &c.
A. Jl. BUTTERFIELD.
Hamilton, Nov. 7th.-cont. 3p tf.
Mrs Alexander Adams (Warwick), Mrs T Andrew
(Paget), Thos Adams, Jane H Brangman, G H S
Bell, Jas T Butterfield, J N Bean, E Iward Burgess,
Wm F Cogan, J T Darrell & Co, R H Duerden,
Joseph DIniell, M L Dickinson, Mrs J F Darrell,
Wm F Dill, Charles Darrell, C Dillas, Thos Darrell,
Stephen Eull, Wm C Eve, John Eve, Joseph Fris-
well, Miss A Griset, Mrs Jane Gilbert, A J Hods-
don, Miss M R Hall, Rev K F Junor, J H T Jack-
son, Sarah ngraham A W Jones, Emma Lawrence,
T W Lightbourn, Mrs Samuel J Lotmore, James
Landy,TD Middleton, W il Monck, E 9 Meade, Mrs:
E A Newman, Mrs Susan E Newman, Thos H Pitt,
Wmin N Pitt, Jas Perenchief, Joseph Richardson,
John Henry Robinson, Wm T Rayner, Elizabeth
Robinson, Saltus Richardson, Cecilia Roberts, Mary
Rattery, Jos Wm Robinson, J Frederick Smith, Wm
M Smith, Cornelius Steele, Wm H Shadbolt, Henry
D H Snyder, James Sallus, Richard N Swan, Joseph
Henry Swan, H F Smith Benjamin Trott, Daniel
Triminghar, Houi. Jameo Tucker, Maria Trott,
CLristina Tucker, Thos J Wadson, H J Wilkinson,
Julius Wood, Alex Whitecross, E H Whitecross,
Edmund TJ Williams, Wm B White, G Wares,
Mra Jane Wilson, HelenaWilliams (Paget), Edmund
C Young, Samuel G Young, Nith J Yates.
Post office, Hamilton, January 8th, 1877.
UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE POST OF-
FICE, ST. GEORGES, 8th January, 1877.
W S Alcot & Co, Win Burch, JamesM Burgess,
Ficderick Barren, John Burgess, Nicholas Cillabras,
John CGr'y, J It Ducrden, Matthias Dahl, Robert
Fagins, Hussic Griset, Wiliam IHird, Theudosia
Hayward, Edward F Inghaea, Jane Lomer, Ja .es
Moore, Thomas G Morris, F L Matthie, Messrs
McCailan & Co, Mrs Nelson, Joseph Paynter, David
Pitcher, Thomas Richardson, Mrs John Smith, E L
Smith, Isabella Steplins, David Trott, Fannio Trott,
Neane Ja. e Tucker, A Wilson, Ruth Woobridge,
Dresses MJ de^, 9th January, 1877.-2
Also Ladies' and Children's ready ermuan
V"NTDE. CLOrA&a.LAIG,r H
A At ITl n 1 Qi v %cT v r ft & %. i'
Colonial Secretary's Office,
JANUARY 4, 1877.
'THE following Notice is hereby
published for general information.
1 Colonial Secretary.
N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on and
after the 10th January, 1877, that a
FIXED RED LIGHT will be exhibited from
sun set to rise at CAPE ST. FRANCIS.
Latitude 47 0 48' 30" North.
Longitude 52 0 46' 50" West.
The Buildings are of Wood, Painted White
with Flat Roofs upon which the LANTERN
is erected. The latter is 123 feet 6 inches
above the level of the sea.
In clear weather the light should be visible
Twelve Nautical Miles.
The Illuminating Apparatus is dioptric of
the 5th order with a single Argand Burner.
Board of Works' Office,
St. John's, Newfoundland,
11th December, 1876.
-- V -
P 1 ROS P E CT.
On IFriday 4* Saturday
Nights, 12th and 13th inst., at 8 o'clock.
The Performance will commence with
TFo sls ris & ;ack for.X5.
GRAND SELECTION from "IL TROVATORE"
(introducing the Encampment Scene and
Gipsies' Vocal Chorus).
RECITATIVE and ARIA............ "Qui Vive"
DESCRIPTIVE OVERTURE. ... Light Cavalry"
To conclude with
Tvwo in the .Jtloring.
The full STRING BAND of the Regiment,
under the direction of MR. CAMPBELL, will
ADMISSION-Front Seats 2/; Back Seats 1/;
TICKETS at the Door and at the Stationery
Store adjoining "Royal Gazette" Office.
To Growers and Owners of
B 2iUDA PRODUCE,
VN consequence of the great increase in ship-
ments of Produce to New York since the
season of 1874 we deem it necessary to give
notice, that we are ready to give our personal
attention as usual to all Shipments of Bermuda
Produce for New York made through us but with.
out being responsible for the net proceeds until
paid to our order in New York, which will be
given to the New York Consignees for Sale,
by each vessel transporting a shipment.
When necessary to order Specie in return for
any shipment it will be insured at the expense
of the Owners interested, and Owners will
clearly understand that all the dangers of tran-
sport are'borne by them.
TROTT & COX.
Htamilton, Bermuda, 3p
January 9, 1877. to 30th June, 3p.
GOOD COOK WANTED.
Apply at Rlesidence of
i Mr. B. E. DICKINSON.
Hlamilton, Jan. 8, 1877.-3
RERMTTDA ROYAL GAZiETTE.
A Rewa d of 30
1 7ILLbe 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,
Hamilton, November 20, 1876.
frj I1E Undersigned most respectful informs
the Inhabitants of Bermuda generally
that he has obtained the assistance of a first
Class Artist from New York and is prepared to
On Card and Cabinet Sizes.
Old Pictures Copied and Renewed at the
Photograph Gallery, Corner of Church and
Burnaby Streets, Hamilton.
JOHN ROGAN, Junr.
December 23rd, 1876.
From Shediae, N.B.,
Ex Brigt. T. H. A. PITT,
Which the Subscriber offers
CHEAP FOR CASH,
BLS Garnet Planting POTATOES
Early Rose DO.
Onion Box MATERIAL
Tomato Do DO
I.UL IIBER &c., &c.
THOSE. H. PITT.
St., Hamilton, Nov. 27, 1876.
The Bermuda Sheet and
dRE J.NOW REIDY.
The Sheet contains all the customary inform-
ation in an Almanack.
The Book contains DIRECTORIES for the
Towns of Hamilton and St. George; a General
Itinerary ; a PLAN of the TOWN OF HAM-
ILTON, and all information generally to be
found in such publications.
PRICEs-Sheet 1/; Book, plain, 1/6; Ditto,
Can be had at the Post Office, St. George ;
of the Chief Warder, Royal Naval Yard, Ire-
land Island ; of the several Carriers of the
" Gazette," and at the Gazette" Office.
Royal Gazette Office,
Dec. 29th, 1876. -
X. uguotus m't
Has just returned from New York,
where he has perfected himself in the art of
DYIA'G .AD RE.NO V TI.NAG
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.
O AN APPRENTICE wanted for the
Hamilton, December 4th, 1876.
H EELL' AD LIVER Y
DANIEL G. LANE Proprietor.
Branch Establishment, St. George.
TH E Proprietor of the above Es-
tablishment having just returned by the
Canima" from New York, and brought with
him a number of NEW CARRIAGES and
Stylish YOUNG I IORSES 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.
lHamilton, Sept. 19th, 1676.
Notice io all Persons.
111E Subscriber forbids any Per-
sons giving CH; EDIT on his Account as
he will not be responsible for any DEBT so
contracted, after this date. No Person 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. CASIIER STEELE.
December 8, 1876.
'A 'ClIES for Ladies, Watches for Gen-
tlemen, Watches for Boys, in gold or
silver cases, at prices to suit all, at CHILD'S
New Year's Stock
FOR PRESEAVTS,-AT LOW
W ATCH'lS CLOCKS
JEWE LR Y (English and American)
Solid SILVER Silver PLATED, WARE
Pearl Bone and Hlair GOODS
Making in all, as suitable a collection for the
public as any ever offered before.
C. S. WHIT TER,
Next west Gazette" Office.
Hamilton, December 18, 187C.
HBas Just Received,
A NEW ASSORTMENT OF
Ladies', Gent's and Children's,
7 ^ Boots & Shoes.
Front St., Hamilton, Dec. 5, 1876.
BEGS to call attention to the fact that he
is still at his Old H\R NNESS ESTAB-
LISt1M IENT, in Reid Street, where he is pre-
pared to PAINT and T I tM with a Superior
finish all Carriages placed in his charge.
Also, to execute UPHOLSTERING of every
description-for Drawing Rooms, Bed Rooms.
&c., in the neatest style and with despatch,
C. W. GAUNTLETT.
Reid Street, Hamilton,
Oct. 30th, 1876.
Printing & Stationery.
Royal Gazette Office,
Corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets, liam-
WHERE ALL KINDS OF
Is Executed with Neatness and Despatch.
At the Stationery Store adjoining the above
Always on hand, every variety of Articles in
.Also, Cricketing GEAR, Sc., c. c
Nov. 14, 1876.
Valuable Real Estate
In Warwick Parisah,
J ,-s e 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
ORMOND T. MIDDLETON,
In the Township, lately occupied by Assistant
Commissary General SATCHWELL. Immediate
Apply at the Office of the Royal Gazette."
December 5, 1876.
BRONZE MEDAL AT THE
Universal Exhibition of Paris 1855,
Bronze Medal at the Exhibition of Trie te, 1871,
Silver Medal at the Exhibition of Havre, 1868,
Silver NMedal at the Exhibition of Paris, 187"2,
Gold Medal at the Exhibition of Lyons, 1872,
Diploma of honor at the Maritime Exhibition, Pa-
FOR SINAPISMS OR PLASTERS,
Adopted by the flospitals of Pars, Field
and Military Hospital, by the
English Royal Navy and
the French National
To retain the whole of the properties of Mustard
in its powdered state and to obtain easily in a few
moments a decided result with the smallest possible
quantity of the remedy, are the problems which M.
Rigollot has solved in the most conclusive and sa-
tisfactory manner. Rigollot's Sinapism in leaves
will, therefore, be found in every family, for the
prompt action obtained by it in many cases of emer-
geney renders it an invaluable remedy for various
(Signed) A. BOUCHARDAT.
Annuaire therapentique ann6e 1868, p. 204.
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 method 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 Imitations.
NIANUFACTORY ASD WAREHOUSE, AVENUE VICTORIA,
24"PARIS,-and by all respectable Chemists.
Just Jrrived for Christmas.
B BEAUTIFUL Gold LOCKEI'TS, Full Set
Jewelry, Neck CII UNS, Ear RINGS,
and BROOCIIES, Sleeve BUTTONS and
STUDS, Ladies' and :Gents' Finger RINGS
with Real Stone, and 0ClARMS. Dont fail to
call and see them at CHIILD'S.
Reid Street, West of Royal Gazette" Office.
Office Ilours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-
Orders Promptly Attended to.
Hamilton, October 26th, 1876.
A LARGE Mercantile Firm in
ware England principally engaged in the Hard-
ware Line, but executing Indents in all branch-
es of trade wiish to meet with an energetic 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 be
SSatisfactory references must be forwarded.
Address in first instance to Box 129 General
Post Office. Birmingham.
SJanuary 2nd, 1877.--6
. N SUNDAY, the 31st December, going to
or from Trinity Church in the Morning,
supposed in Church Street, between Rurnaby
Street, and Victoria Street.
Gold Pencil Ca.se
The finder will be suitably rewarded by leav-
ing it at the Office of the Royal Gazette."
Jany. 1st, 1877.
FROM NEW YORK
Per S. S. OANMI A,"
Two very Handsome
Five and Six Years Old.
And will Work well in any Capacity.
For further Information apply to
A. Ri. THOMPSON.
Ilamilton, July 18th, 1876.
Notice of Removal.
MIL ALFRED JORDAN
Has Removed to St. Georges,
And may be consulted there in Kent St.,
daily, between 9 a.m. and 5 o'clock.
October 10, 184'.
CoHILD Keeps Watch CHAINS
\WATCHES. Call and see them.
NEAR NAVAL CRICKET FIELD.
E. Crawley (Mail Contractor),
Horses and Carriages, (with Experienced Dri-
vers.) obtainable at all hours on accommnoda-
October 24th, 1876.
W. 0. F. BASCOME, M.D.,
REID STREET, HAMILTON.
7Z to ^ 11
Private .Nwrd SLodcving
Ladies and Gentlemen,
M R.E. A. NEWMAN,
Stone Haven, Reid Street,
Novr. 6, 1876.-tf
F your Eyesight is bad go and let CHILI) fit
you to a good Pair of Gold, Silver or Steel
SPECTACLES or Eye GLASSES, that you
may see his many attractions.
" Eau" of Dr.
s HAIR DY
rI1'li8 WATER is of an
composition, and its u
Thanks to this peculiar qut
no rival, DR. IloLTz's Hair
disadvantage of the other p
give to the hair an unnatural
Guided by his medical k
great chemical experiences,
succeeded in the discovery of
the richest balsamic dyeing at
ces, and it is by this study thi
compound a dye which may
Regenerator by excellence of th
4 Rue de ia
52 Exchange P1
Refer to Messrs. S. S.
Whetby Jet and Vulc
Full Sets BROOCHES an(
BRACELETS, Neck CIIA
Ladies' and Gents' Watc
The North British
The Best, and Chea
Liebig's Liquid Beet
fn Vn n; I
I oltz for J. & E. Atkinson's
E PER FITMERY.
entirely vegetable celebrated for nearly a century past, is of the very
ase is quite inof- best English manufacture. For its purity and great
excellence it has obtained the following
ality which gives it EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDALS,
Dye has not the LONDON, 1862. PARIS, 1867. COBDOVA, 1872
)reparations which LIMA, 1872. VIENA, 1873.
vulgarly color. PHILADELPHIA, 1976.
knowledge and his --
Da. HOLTz has Jitkinson0 s Choice Perfumes for
plants, which give THE HANDKERCHIEF,
nd curative e3aen- White Rose, Frangipanne, Ylang Ylang, Stephano.
at he succeeded to tis, Opopanax, Jockey Club, Ess. Bouquet,
be styled as the Trevol, Magnolia, Jasmin, Wood Vio-
,e chevelure. let.
HOUSE. IN PARIs, And all other odours, of the finest quality only.
dance Parisienne. ----
'Tacherie, 4. A T K I N S ON'S
Celebrated Vau de Cologne
Sa rT is strongly recommended, being more lasting and
4- fragrant than the German kinds.
ng and i ---
lerchaant, OLD BROWN WINDSOR SOAP
ace, celebrated for so many years, continues to be made
NEW YORK as heretofore. It is strongly Perfumed, and willba
ITGIIAM & Co., found very durable in use.
Ilamilton, ATKINSON'S BEARS' GREASE, COLD
CREAM, SACHET POWDERS, TRANSPAR.
anite Jewelry ENT GLYCERINE SOAP, ROSE TOILET
)f POWDER, TOILET VINEGAR, VELOUTINE,
(I EAR RINGS, WHITE ROSE TOOTH PASTE,
IN EAR RING, another specialties and general articles of Perfu.
I S, Cr i SS, mery may be obtained of all dealers, throughout the
ch CHAINS, at World, and of the Manufacturert,
S & E. AT.,: SON,
r Cattle. 24, OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
Cattle Food CAUTION.-Messrs. J. & E. ATKINsoN manuo
' S. facture their articles of one and the best quality
presl K owOD only. Purchasers are cautioned to avoid counter-
feits by observing that each article is labelled with
the Firm's Trade Mark, "a White Rose on a
f Extract and Golden Lyre;" printed in seven colours.
A.u.i n ei rer/
Especially adapted for Invalids. Try it. N<
Reviver equal to it.
The Great Preventive from Fevers, Small Pox,
and all Infectious Diseases ; also for Foot and
Mouth Diseases, &c., in Cattle. No Hlouses
hold or Farmstead should be without it. It is
the Best, Cheapest, Safest and without Smell.
The UIndersignedcan supply a small quantity
of each of the above Articles, which he will sell
Cheap for Cash; and orders for the same are
W. T. ROBERTS,
St. Georges, 30th March, 1874.
TilE BLOOD)! THE BLOOD!
THE BLOOD I
World Famed Blood Mixture.
j. OR CLEANSING and CLEARING the BLOOD from
I.' 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 Pace
Cures Scurvy Sores
Cures Cancerous Ulcers
Cures Blood and Skin Diseases
Cures Glandular Swellings
Clears the Blood from all Impure Matter, from
whatever cause arising.
As this mixture is pleasant to the taste and war-
ranted free from mercury-which all pills and most
medicines sold for the above diseases contain-the
Proprietor solicits sufferers to give it a trial to test
Thousands of Testimonials from all Parts.
Sold in Bottles 2s. 3d. each and in Cases,contain-
ing 6 Bottles, 11. each, sufficient to effect a per-
manentcure 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.
BARCLAY & SONs,LoNDON,ANDALL THBWHoILESALE
% r. Mxtda m'Q
NORTH OF TRINITY C CHURCH,
Nov. 13, 1876.
Win. James Heney,
I THE BEST INVESTMENT OF
THE DAY FOR A SMALL OIUTL\Y,
And where there is no
Previous knowledge of
the business required,
beer and Soda-water
Machine, as the public
taste is so much on th, increase for Aerated
Drinks. The book of 90 pages of illustrations
and information forwarded free.
BA RN E'i'T, SON, and FOSTER, Engineers,
230 Forston-street, Floxton, London, England.
Nov. 4, 1876.-13
Jas. G. Lawrence,
ST. GEORGES and HAMILTON,
Examinations made and Leaks stopped at small
May 9th, 1876.
G("OIHAM'S Manufactory of Solid SILVER
J- WARE. Fancy Pieces in Cases for Pre-
sents-warranted 900-1000 fine, at CHILD'S.
Protection against FIRE
AT TiHE MOST MODERATEjRATES
Can be obtained from the
PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPANY
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 ItEAL and PERSONAL
PROPERTY fo 3, 6 or 12 months.
No FEES and no CHARGE for Policies.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,
Hamilton, September 9th, 1856
SOLID Silver and Pearl Card
CASES at CHILD'S.
* FOIt LIVERPOOZL,
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
Carrying the United States Mail
0 from New York
MONTANA sails December 5, at 8j a.m.
NEVADA sails December 12, at 26 pnm.
WISCONSIN sails Dec. 19, at 76 a m.
W YOM ING sails Dec. 26, at 1 p.m.
DAKOTA sails Jany. 2, at 66 a.m.
IDA110 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 great comfort in ocean
travel, perfect ventilation and light.
; The U. S. Mail Steamer Gamnima" from Ber-
muds, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can ie
transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing next day.
WILLIAMS & GUION,
29 Broadway, New York.
November 23, 1876.
C LOC KS and BRONZES at
Cl I LD'S at prices to suit all.
5 10 26
5 13 0
5 14 1
30 2nd after Epiphany
New Moon, 14 day, 9h 9m a.m. /
THE BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE is published
every Tuesday by DoNALD MCPHEE LEE,
Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent
AT HIS OFFICE,
North West Corner of Reid and BurnabyStret t
where Blanks, Hand-bills, &c., will be
printed at the shortest notice.-Agent
at St. Georges for the Royal Gazelle,
JAMES THIES, Esqr., Post Master General.