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

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THE~


Rio I


BERMUDA COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


No. 97.-Vol. L. STATE SUpER VZAi ANTIQUAS. 24s per Ann


IIamillon, Bermuda, Tuesday, July 3, 1 877.


MJarshal's Sale.

TO BE SOLD,
By Public Auction,
UPON THE PREMISES,
In Smith's Parish,
AT !2 O'CLOCK,
On Wednesday,
The 4th day of July now next ensuing,
Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued
from the Court of General Assize at Suit of
MuSsRS. Taoir & Cox vs. ALPHEUS3
JOELL,
The following

Personal Effects
Of the said Alpheus Joell, vizt.:
1 Horse I Dray Cart


I Harness Carriage
1 Cow and a Pig,
J8th June, 1877.
18th June, 1877,


H. TROTT,
Pro. Mar. Gent.


Marshal's Sale.

TO BE SOLD,

BY PUBLIe AUCTION,
Upon the Premises in Sandy's Parish,
At 12 o'clock,

ON THURSDAY,
The 12th day of July, Next,
Under and by Virtue of Sundry Writs of Execu-
tion issued from the Court of General As-
size against EDWIN AUGUSTUS SMITH,
Vizt:
ALL the Right Title and Interest
of the said Edwin Augustus Smith in
and to all that certain Tract or Parcel of LAND
situate in Sandy's Parish And containing about
Nine Acres (more or less) together with the
Message or Dwelling


thereon erected and bounded on the North and
North-east by Lands formerly of the Estate of
Thomas R. Tucker, deceased, now of Thomas
William eunt; on the South and South-east by
the Waters of the Great Sound and also on the
South by Lands held by Elizabeth Hinson
Barclay, and on the West by Lands of John
Hinson Young, the Elder, and by Lands in
the occupation or possession of John Basden,
or how otherwise the said Tract or Parcel of
Land with the Messuagethereon may be bound-
ed or ought to be described.
J. H. TROTT.


25th June, 1877.


Pro. Mar. Gerd.
Pro. Mlar. Gent


For Rent.
In the Town of Hamilton, a Com-.
fortable and Conveniently Situated

i DWELLING HOUSE,
Comprising Eight Rooms, including Four
Bed Rooms, situated on Parliament Street,
near the Poli ce Office.
Please apply at the Royal Gazette" Office.
June 26th, 1877.

Wanted,
Potatoes, Onions and
Tomnatfoes,
For wbich highest market prices will be paid.
JOHN F. BURROWS.
Hamilton, 2td April, 1877.

Notice of Removal.

THE Undersigned begs to inform
I hahis Patrons and the Public generally that
he has removed his
Carriage and harness
ESTABLISHMENT
from his old Stand in Reid Street, to FRONT
STREET, over the Store of H. R. HUNT,
Esqr.
CARRIAGES Painted and Trimmed in all
the latest Styles. FURNITURE Upholstered
and MATTRESSES made.
All Orders sent to the above Establishment
will be executed with neatness and despatch.
C. W. G3UATLETT.
Front Street, Hamilton, June 25, 1877.


Continues to GIVE LESSUNS

During the ., tninu Hours.
For Terms apply at the Office of the Royal
Gazette."
June 25, 1817.


BERMUDA DOCKYARD,.

Notice.
SEALED TENDERS, in duplicate, will be
received at my OFFICE until Noon of
Thursday 12th July next,
For the Supply of the undermentioned


For the Dockyard Horses (four in
number), from 1st August, 1877, to
31st July, 1879,-viz.:
BRAN ........
CORN........ In monthly supplies.
OATS, Black..)
HAY............ In quarterly supplies.
To be delivered on the Wharf at Hamilton,
Tenders to state price as follows:-
Bran, per bag of 5 bushels.
Corn, 2 "i
Oats, and Hay per 100 lbs.
Envelopes to be marked "Tender for Fod-
der."
By Authority,


Her Majesty's Dockyard,
18th June, 1877.


A. VIZARD,
Storekeeper.


Required at H. sW. Dock.
yard
IM MEDIATELY,

3 Shipwrights,
Wages 7/6 per diem,
Steady employment for two months ensured.
None but good workmen need apply.
Application to be made at Master Shipwright's
Office, Dockyard.
23rd June, 1877.

For Sale.

The Undersigned Offer
The Undermentioned,
VIZ.:
Hhds. Tierees and Barrels
Choice S U G R,
Sacks CHARCOAL
Ex "Rover," from Demerara.
ALSO, IN STORE,
BBLS. Family FLOUR
Bags CORN and BRAN
Portland & Rosendale CEMENTS

J1nd
Their usual Stock of

CHOICE LUMBER,
For CASH only.
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
Hamilton, 26th June, 1877.

Notice.
JEFERRING to our Advertisement bearing
date 12th March last, we give notice that
our Business
Will be continued until 30th Sep-
tember next.
All just DEMANDS against us will be paid
on presentation, and we shall feel obliged to
those INDEBTED to us, if they will make pay-
ment on or before the above date.
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
IHamillon, June 26, 1877.-4


Notice.
A LL Persons having just DEMANDS against
the Estate of RICHARD TROTT, late
of the Parish of St. George deceased, are re-
quested to render the same to the Undersigned
on or before the 25th July, next. Those IN-
DEBTED to the said Estate are required to
make Payment by the above date.
RICHARD GEORGE TROTT,
Surviving Executor.
St. George, 25th June, 1877.

For Barbados and


Demerara.
The Schooner
BA C ER
OU' ., Master,


WILL SAIL FOR THE ABOVE PORT


AE


On or about
D TESD A Y


-lv-


4th July next.
For Outward Freight or Passage apply to
S. S. INGHAM &
Hamilton, June 26tb, 1877.


S-47 Front Street,'
Under the VICTORIA HOTEL,
j1 GREJT AJ.D GRAAD
Clearance Sale,
AT THE
Hamilton Clothing Emporium,
CLOTHING for Men
S CLOTHING for Youths
CLOTHING for Boys
CLOTHING for Children
CLOTHING in great Variety
Gentlemen's White SHI8RTS--a long variety-
at prices ranging from 2 0) and 3/11, up.
wards
Gentlemen's Oxford SHIRT&, from 4s. up
Men's Working Stil RTS from )/l, and 1/6 up,
The Hamilton Clothing, Emrporium will repay
every Visitor.,
Further Reduction in the prices of Clothing
at the Emporium.
American Straw HATS are all the rage,-we
are clearing them out at Cost
English Elastic Side BOOTS are selling from
4/6 per pair upward, at. the Emporium.
In consequence of a recent Counignment of 10
Cases CLOTHING, IIATS, and BOOTS, ex
"Alpha," and also 3 Cases, I Cask, and 15
Packages, just received per "Reullura," from
London, we have prolonged the Clearance
Sale," and have made a firr.thr reduction in
our, prices.
The Emporium must be Closed The
Stock must be Cleared !
June 25, 1877.

Notice.

T HE SWING BRIDGE having
met with an Accident on the 23rd instant,
caused by a Sail Boat running foul of the
Same,
The Passage for Sail Boats is
CLOSED


Until Further Notice.

Hamilton, 25th June, 18


P -NESS,
'_ C',4onial Surveyor.


Received from London,
Via Halifax.
Ladies' and Gentlemenw's

7HKid BOOTS,
Men's BLUCHIERS,
COSTUMES and M ITERIAL for Ditto
And other GOODS Suitable for the Season.
T. M. JONES.
June 26th, 1877.--3w

For Rent,

In the Town of Hlamilton a Comfortable
1. Dwelling House,
Situated on the Corner of Parliament and Dan-
donald Streets, lately occupied by the Control
Officers.
For Particulars please apply to
T. N. ROBERTS,
Reid Street
June 25, 1877.

For Rent,
And possession given on 1st July,
A very comfortable and convenient two story
J DWELLING


Situated in the rear of the Town of Hamilton.
For further particulars apply to MB. JAMES
WATKINS, on Union Street.
June 19, 1877.

SBoots & Shoes.

NOW OPEN,
A, TVE'T OOLD% STIND;,
A Large Assortment of Ladies',
Gents', Misses', Boys' and Children's


Of the latest Styles and of the best quality,
Suitable for the Season.
All down at bottom Prices for the CASH only,
JOHN HARNETT.
Hamilton, June -', i877.
PE J)DESI an." PO"'0 ~'
.- -r -


A Variety of the above, he S' "
F. SEY O U,"
From London,
CO. At the a Royal Gazette" Stationery Store.
Hlamilton, June 26, 1877.


SCHEDULE OF DUTIES
Payable at ithe ].a. ury Office,
Prom 1st July, 1877, to 30th June, 1878, in.
elusive.
Arrowroot, unmanufactured, the 100
pounds, 10 shillings 0 10 (
Arrowroot manufactured, the pound,
sixpence 0 0 (
Alcohol
Arrack
Brandy j
Cordials the Gallon, four
Gin shillings 0 4 C
Peppermint Water |
Shrub
Whiskey J
Rum-the Gallon, four shillings 0 4 0
Wine of "all kinds, 20 per cent ad va-'
lorem
On each and every Hhd.
Malt Li- thereof, not imported
quor, Ci-,j in Bottles 1 0 0
der, and When imported in bottles
Perry called qrt. bottles, for each
and every dozen thereof 0 1 0
Cigars-the Thousand 0 10 0
or at the option of the Importer or
Consignee, on every pound weight
thereof 0 1 0
Tobacco of all kinds)
(bther than Cigars) The Pound 0 0 2
and Snuff
Cows, Calves, Heifers and Oxen-
per Head 0 4 0
And in all cases where such Duties are
imposed according to any specific
q-'ntily, the same shall be deemed
to apply in the same proportion to
any greater or less quantity.
On all goods imported-(except arti-
cles subject to specific duties, and
those enumerated in the Table of
Exemptions, as follows :-) 5 per cent
TABLE OF EXEMPTIONS.
Books, not reprints of British Publi-
cations; Bullion; Coin; Diamonds ;
Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables,
excepting Potatoes ; Horses and
other Beasts and Provisions and
Stores of every description import-
ed for the use of Her Mejesty's
Land and Sca -:, or-ef-the-on- -
vict Establishment in the event -of
Convicts being hereafter transported
to these Islands, being the property
of Her Majesty, on satisfactory
proof of their being the property of
Her Majesty, and Horses of Mili-
tary Officers brought into these Is-
lands as a necessary part of their
Military Equipment, subject to all
conditions, provisions and regula-
tibns contained in any Act passed or
td be passed by the Legislature of
these Islands; Ice; Passengers' Bag-
gage; Apparel and Professional
Apparatus; Personal Effects of In-
habitants of these Islands dying
abroad and not intended for sale ;
Specimens of Natural History;
Trees, Plants, and Shrubs for Plant-
ing; Goods and Animals imported
on account of the Public of these
Islands by any Public Officer or
Committee, being the property of
the Public, or purchased at the Pub-
liH expense ; Coals imported for the
use of Her Majesty's Land and Sea
Forces, and consigned to theproper
Officer of the Military and Naval
Departments.
Uniforms and other Articles imported
by Naval or Military Officers being
a part of their necessary Naval or
Military Equipment.
No Goods to be Warehoused unless
the duties amount to 5 or unless
intended for ulterior Market.
No Goods to be taken out of Ware-
h6use unless the duties amount to
2, &c.
Personal Property sold at Auction,
(property sold under process of any
Court or under the order of any
Judge as such, or belonging to Es-
tates of deceased persons only ex-
cepted) subject to duty of 2 per
cent. less 2j per cent. on such duty
to Auctioneers for collecting and
paying the same.
Parties exporting Goods are entitled
on certain conditions to the whole of
the duty paid on the importation
thereof when the duty on the said
Goods amounts to 2.
Drawback of Duties are allowed for


Goods sold to and becoming the
property of H. M. Government.
The Auctioneers' Bonds expire on the
30th June instant, and must then be
renewed. Auctioneers to make their
returns quarterly, within ten days af-
ter thelast days oti Ma 'L June, Sep-
-tember and December, respectively.
j- ~
4d. the ton on '. .-.. Veo,,ss.
Steam -...; rygtheRoy,- ..ils
.tons or :
v .. : _S a 0 0
Do. not ....- on 1 4 0
S'' in :E i Se'vie a e ex-
emupt from tis .... .
HENRY FOWLER,
Receiver General
Revenue Department,
June 23, 1877.-2


25TH JUNE, 1877.
THE ATTENTION OP IMPOR-
TER. is called to Section X of the Act
No. 14, 1861, which enacts that all Goods
landed from Steamers conveying Passengers
0 and Mails must be entered and duty paid
thereon-within 96 hours (four days) after being
landed under a penalty of Fifty Pound s and
forfeiture of Goods. This is to give Notice,
that, after the 4th of July next, all Parties who"
have not at that date complied or who in fu-
ture neglect to comply with the requirements
of the A* '. legal proceedings will be instituted
to recover the penalties.
HENRY FOWLER,
Receiver General.
By Command of His Honor the Acting Governor,
JAMES TUCKER,
2 Colonial Secretary,.
Colonial Secretary's Ofce,
JUNE 23, 1877.
THE following ACT has been passed by the
Legislature of Bermuda during the pre-
sent Session, viz.:-
No. I .-An Act for raising a Revenue for the
support of the Government of these Her
Majesty's Islands and to appropriate cer-
tain sums to the discharge of the expenses
of Government as therein expressed.
(ID force to June 30th, 1878.)
JAMES TUCKER,
3 Colonial Secretary.

For Sale.
A new and fashionable


On three Springs. with Patent Slide Seat; has
1.amps, Fenders.
Also trimmed in green leather, is very roomy
yet light.
Can be seen at
E. ROBINSONS,
Harness Establishment,
SUnder Townilall, lahiiiltoi.
.1 0:.-': 31, 1677.

E. P. & N. oH. Loomis,
Commission AMerchants
And Dealers in
Potatoes, apples, onions,
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC FRUITS.
Importers of
BERMUDA PR ODUCE,
No. 92 Barclay Street, N. Y.
Consignments Solicited.
Parties wishing to Ship to us will be facili-
tated in so doing by calling on MESSRS. B. W.
WALKER & Co., Front St., Hamilton, Bermu-
da, of whom they can obtain Stencil Plates
and be otherwise aided free of Charge.
January 1st, 1877.


That-du:dirable Property in Paget's
Called

61li grovee.
Immediate possession given.
For Terms apply to
ANDREW TURNBULL,
Hamilton.
May 1, 1877.

0N THECA PIICIPLE.
Small Profits and Quick Returns.

Just opposite Royal Mail Agent's Office,
Water Street,
HIlE SUBSCRIBER begs to announce to the
SL Public generally that he has now opened
his

Where will be found all the requisites in that
j line.


And in Addition,
A A RGE Assortment of Military TRIM-
i MINGS, Gold BRAIDS, LACES,

A long experience with a first class house
makes him well adapted for all ,'ililt.ry orders.
Articles of Clothing made at shortest notice,
osnito NE-'- ready made on hand and to'
order.
1. WOLFF,
*. Georges Je 18 ..3
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Stone Haven, Reid Street,
Hamilton.
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BERMUDA. ROYAL GAZETTE.


E EXTRACT from 3METEOROLOGICAL OBSER- PROSPECT GARRION CROQUET CLUB.
VATIONS taken under the direction of the Principal '-
Medical Officer, Prospect6, Bermtida.- Above the sea There will be a meeting of the above Club this af-
151 feet. ternoon. Band of H. M. 46th Regiment at 4
Wind Temperatre rervios p.m., when the following selection, under -the lead-
W d Temperatreprevious l -i -


D~ate .

Da <6

1877
Jue 25 30-112
206 .'1-125
27 ,30-106
2R .20-062


a.m.
~ .


o
w 2 83-9
w 2 82.7
sw 1 83"9
w 284-
OA -,


24 h
- .-






75-0


a

- .2
0 0
155-0 66-0 trace
134-0 8-6 0-0
14'-8 67-8 0-00- 1
147-0 69-0 0-00
- ,'.C "/i ,/.0 A\.Aki,


9 ; 30 105 sw I 84 '1. 74-2 141'8 6-2' U-UJ'
30i 30-161 sw 2 S6-3 74-2 157-2 67-0 trace
July 1 30'193 Nw 1 83-7 74"0 157-2 59-4 0"00
Total 0*03
Total RlAinfall for the month of June, 1877 ...6-76 Ins





am illon. Juil 3, 1877.


dColon ial Secretary's Ofice,
JUNE 30TH, 1877.
IiS IiNOR THE ACTING GOVERNOR:
having g ranted six months .leave of
absence to Mrs. WATERFALI, Sub-Post Mis-
tress at Ireland Island, .has been pleased to
appoint Mrs. SARAH J. SPEER to be acting
Sub-Post Mistress during Mrs. Waterfall's
absence as aforesaid.
HIS HONOR has also- been pleased to ap-
point AMiss SUSAxNA H. PENISTON, to be
Receiving House Keeper in Devonshire Pa-
rish, in the room of Mr. John N. Hollis, who
has resigned that office.
By H1is Honor 's Command,
JAMES TUCKER,
1 Colonial Secretary.

CUSTOM HOUSE--HAMILTON.
ENTERED.
June 29-Brigt. Excelsior, Mayor. New York; assort-
ed cargo to S. S. Ingham & Co.
CLEARED.
June 2? -Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New York ;
547 b.s. potatoes, 1106 boxes onions, 2 boxes and 15
crates tomatoes.
Selihrlound, Williams, Cuba; 10,400 feet W. P.
boards',45 half boxes codfish, 5 bags rice, &c., &c.
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE.
ENTERED.
Junn 26-R. M. Steamer Alpha, Warden, St. Thomas;
Mails. &c.-Agent, J. M. Hayward.
Barque Eliza Barss, Vesey. New York; cattle, &c.. to
Trott & Cox.
CLEARED.
June 26-Barque Reullura, Whitefield, Antigua; bal-
last.
It. M. Steamer Alpha, Warden, Halifax; Mails.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED.
In the R. M. Steamer Alpha, June 26. from St.
Thomas-Mrs. Trimingham, Mrs. Hicks, Miss Hicks,
Mr. Brirds, Capt. M urrill.
I a the Excelsior, from New York-Mrs. Moore and 2
children, Messrs. Albert Leoblin and Walter G. Smith.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
In the Mail Str. Canima on Thursday last for New
York :-Mrs. and Miss Hicks. Mr. and Mrs. Rufus
Hatch, Miss Hatch, Mrs. Vartha Cooper, Miss Flora
Cooper, Mrs. J. W. Ingham, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
Nelmes, Mrs. Law, Nliss Law, Robert M. Law, Mrs.
Malvina jiglhtbonrn. Miss Clara Lightbourn, Cecil
Lightbourn, Mrs. W. S. Masters, Miss Rosa Masters,
Miss S. B. Higinbotham. Miss Susan Higinbo-
tham, Miss A. C. Higginbotham, Mrs. Susan S.
Iliggs, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Pitt, Jr., and 2 children,
Miss Nellie Perot, Dr. Hamlin, Messrs. J. T. Darrell,
1. De La Mar, J. S. Darrell, John Canty, F. D. S.
Nash, Thomas J. Outerbridge, Oswald Outerbrid.e.-
Second Cabin, Mrs. McCarten and infant. Mrs. W. H.
Payne and 5 children, Harry Haasse, W. N. Burgess,
G. F. Urling, Samuel Holt; 3 men on Deck and 3
men forwarded by the U. S. Consul.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
In the R. M. Steamer Alpha, on Tuesday last, for
Halifax-H. F. Roe, Esq., R.N., Mrs'. Roe, Capt.
Qonnor, 67th, R. I. F., Mrs. Waterfall, Miss E. Pen-
isWon, Rev. J. M. Fisher, W. M., Mr. W. P. Nelmes.
-2nd Cabin, Mr. Cassidy Boyle, Mr. J. G. Adams,
S ,rgeant Munshall, wife and children.---Deck, Martin
Gloucester.
H. M. S. Encounter,Captain Bradshaw, from Barba-
dos, at St. Thomas 20th ult. She was to leave for An-
tigua on the following morning.
The Barque Eliza Barss, leaves for New York to-
morrow.
The Excelsior. for New York on Monday next.-
[See Advertisement.]
The T. IH. A. Pitt, left for New York last evening .

46lTI (REGIMENTAL) CRICKET CLUB.
D. COMPANY v. A. ComPANY.
A match was played between the above Compa-.
nies at Prospect, on Tuesday last. In the first inn-
ings the A (Capt. Allatt's Company) succeeded in
makingg 61 to the D Company's 60 runs; but in the
second innings the D Company, thanks to the splen.
did batting of Sergt. Mlurray and Lieut. Verschoyle,
went in and made a cool 128 The A Company
then went in, but time being, unfortunately, called
at 6'30, when 6 wickets had fallen, the D Company
were not (by laws of cricket) entitled to claim a
a well-earned victory. Subjoined is the score :
D COMPANY.


1st Innings. 2nd In
Pvt. Eakland, b. Neil 4 st. and b.
Pvt. Lusher, b. Neil 5 b. Ashby
Sergt. Murray, c. 'Wright, b.
Allatt 14 b. Ashby
Lieut. Verschoyle, b. Neil 5 not out
Pvt. Smith, c. Clarke, b. Al-
latt 14 b. Ashby
Pvt. Lane, c. Baker, b. Al-


latti
Pvt. Cushan, c. Baker, b. Neil
Pi ivate Owen, run out
Private Doyle, not out
Private Coles, run out
Lt. Dumaresq, st. Allatt, b.
Neil
Extras


A COxPANY.


1st Lunings.
Lt. Ashby, c.Murray,b. Smith 0
Pvt. Neil, c. Dumaresq, b.
Smith 7


innings.
Ashby


3
0

57
29

10


0 b. Ashby 1
8 b. Dowling 0
0 b. Ashby 3
4 c. Allatt, b. Ashby 0
2 st. Neil, b. Ashby 2

1 c. Allatt, b. Ashby 2
4 Extras 21


2nd Innings.
b. Eakland


l.b.w., b. Eakland 0


their names are on the aeiauiters lius, for after to-
morrow the penalty of 50 is to be enforced in each
case.

A most exciting race came off in Hamilton Har-
bour on Saturday evening last, between Mr. Gray's
and Mr. A. Darrell's crews of the Bermuda Row-
ing and Cricket Club, the former winning after a
well contested struggle, by jths of a length.
To-morrow evening at half past six the final heat
between Mr. Steevens, and Mr. Gray's crews, will
take place.

0. G.T.
The Lodges of this Order in Somerset, as announce.
ed, celebrated the Third Anniversary of the Order in
Bermuda on Thursday the 28th ult. The Brethren
assembled at an early hour. After an address by the
Senior P. W. C. T. the procession was formed as fol-
lows, headed by the Mozart's Favorites Band:-
Success Lodge, No. 9.
W. 0. G. with Emblem of Office.
Member with Flag.
Banner of Lodge.
Private and Degree Men.bers.
Chaplain with Bible.
W. F. S. W. T.
W. Sec. W. A. Sec.
W. M. W. V. Templar. W. D. M;
Charter of Lodge.
W. R. H. S. W. C. Templar. W. L. ]. S.
P. W. C. T.
W. I. G.


Pvt. Wright, b. Eakland 1 run out 1 Ark of Safety Lodge No. 16, Mount Olivet Lodge
Pvt. Dowling, b. Eakland 17 b. Lane 0 No. 17, and Star of Tlope Lodge No. 12, in the pre-.
Capt. Allatt, not out 13 not out 8 -ceding order.
Pvt. House, b. Eakland 0 On arriving at the Church they opened column and
Corporal Baker, c. Lane, b. entered in reverse order, the Choir, conducted by Mr.
Eakland 6 not out 6 Thomas Swan, singing an appropriate anthem. After
Pvt. J. Smith, b. Lane 5 run out 5 an excellent sermon by the Revd. C. P. K. Coombe
Pvt,. J. Baker, b. Lane 0 -who afterwards expressed himself highly pleased
Cr.-Serg't. Clarke, b Eakland 7 with the orderly manner of the procession-they en-
Pvt. IIolloway, c. & b. do. 0 c. Murray, b. Lane 4 termed the St. James' School Room, where addresses
Extras 6 Extras 3 on temperance were given, after which the brethren
returned to Mount Olivet Lodge. Later in the even-
62 47 ing about 40 of the Brothers and Sisters sat down to an
e* f excellent dejeuner, when several loyal and temperance
There were 11 deaths reported by the City author speeches were made, after which they separated, hope-
.tiies. At the recent fire at St. John, N. B. ful of meeting again.


A MONSTER PUMPKIN.-Mr. John Daily brought
to our Office a few days since an immense Pumkin
which grew on his grounds in the neighborhood of the
the Cocoonery, and was then about to ship it in the
Canima for New York. It measured 6 feet 8 inches
in circumference, 3 feet 5 in length and weighed 149
pounds. There were many others on the same vine
and though all very large none of them weighed quite
as much as the above.

RAINFALL IN JUNE 1877.

1 0-28 17 0-13
2 0"98 18 0-14
8 0.19 19 0'00
4 0-02 20 0-00
5 0'01 21 0-00
6 0'10 22 0"00
7 0'00 23 0-18
8 0'00 24 0-86
9 0-00 25 3-91
10 0-00 26 0-00
11 0-00 27 0-21
12 0-00 28 0'00
13 0"00 29 000
14 0100 30 0-00
15 0'00 --
16 0.00 Total 7-01 Ins.
Rainfall in a me, 1876... ..................... 841 Ins.
Average Rainfall in June for 7 years 1870 -91 Ins.
tol876.......................................

ST. GEOwR, BErMrDA, 28th June, 1877.
DEAR MI. EmDITO,-Permit me, through your
columns, to call the attention of our Police to the
fact that at present that part of Water Street in
the immediate neighborhood of Thos. Toddings'
Grocery Store is now frequently occupied from
about 3 to 10 p.m., by several indecent females who
openly and without any hesitation use the most in-
decent and vulgar language to the disgust of pass-
ers by. It is certainly not pleasant for ladies to
hear such language, and several have determined
not to purchase any articles in this street, while
this state of things is allowed to exist. Surely it
is the duty of the Police to put a stop to this nuis-
ance. Yours respectfully, MODESTY.
MODESTY.


The West Indies, Demerara, &c.
The R. M. Steamer Alpha, Captain Warden, ar-
rived early on Tuesday morning last from St.
Thomas. By her we have our customary exchange
files from the West Indies, &c.
DEMERARA.-They were in the midst of the rainy
season and the occasional down pour" put quite
a stop to business. A Tramway Company was
about to be incorporated.-8667 migrants had
arrived from Calcutta, within the previous 12
months. Her Majesty's birthday was celebrated
on the 29th. In the forenoon His Excellency the
Administrator of the Government held a levee
which was numerously attended, and in the even-
ing there was a Ball given by the Administrator
and Mrs. Young, which was crowded.-There was
on exhibition a novelty in sugar packages-a bar-
rel made of paper, the production of the New York
Paper Barrel Company-which is highly approved
of by the Planters who have inspected it. It is
impervious to damp and cannot leak, and as the
body of the barrel consists of one unbroken piece
of web, there is not the loss consequent on cracks,
knot holes, and gaping seams, and is in cost from
16 to 20 per cent less than the other. The
Barque Polly from Liverpool was detained at the
Quarantine Station in consequence of having but
12 men on board when there were 14 named in the
crew list. As there was no entry in the official
log-book to explain the discrepancy, the vessel
was consequently placed under restraint.-The ex-
ports of sugar this year to June 2, was less by
868 hhds. to same date last year.--The Plantation
Wales has been purchased by Mr. J. B. Mayers for
22,000. By this transaction the long standing
connection of the Gladstone family with Demerara,
which goes back to the first decade of the present
century, is severed.

At a meeting of the Planters and others at Havana
recently it was determined that a society be formed
for the purpose of importing Chinese laborers into
that Island. The capital required $2,000,000, half
of which was subscribed immediately.
ST. VINCENT.-The crops have not yielded so
much as last year.


THE REGATTA.


ersip i o Mir. ampbel, witt ue played.
PROGRAMME. .
1. Overture ................ Oteron...................Weber.
2. Quadrille........... Auf deroldau......K...Knobloch.
3. Valse.........Mein schonster tag in Berlin...Gung'l.
4. Selection..........Do# Pasquale..........Donizetti.
5. Duet......... Oberto di S. Bonifacio ........Verdi.
6. Galop ..................Wings of Love............. Meyder.
GOD SAVE T g E QUEEN !

THE HONORABLE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
AND THE HONBLE. HENRY FOWLER,
RECEIVER GENERAL.
On the first day of the present Session, it was or-
dered by the House of Assembly that the Receiver
General be requested to lay before the House the
Public Books of Account. This was in accordance
with long standing usage. To this Mr. Fowler
replied in substance that the Public Books and Ac-
counts were open to the inspection and examination
of the Assembly, or a Committee of them, but that
it appeared to him that he was not in a position to
lay the Books of Accounts before the Assembly un-
less authorized to do so by the Governor. The
House then brought the matter to the notice of His
Honor the Acting Governor, who, in a communica-
tion in reply, stated that he objected "most strongly
to the supposition that the House of Assembly is, or
can be authorized, to convey any order directly to,
or enter into correspondence with an officer of the
Executive. Such a principle would involve the
destruction of all departmental discipline, and
might place the Executive in a most undesirable
position as regards the House." The action of the
House on His Honor's communication is deferred
till to-morrow, Wednesday, but the resolutions on
which the proceedings will be based will be found
in the minutes of the House which appear in ano-
ther column of this issue.
On Friday immediately after the presentation of
the Resolves alluded to, a motion was made to the
effect, that the Receiver General be ordered to lay
the Public Books of Accounts before the House by
one o'clock yesterday. This motion was carried 26
to 3.
Yesterday Mr. Fowler having failed to lay the
Public Books of Accounts before the House of As-
sembly, it was moved that the Receiver General be
now ordered to attend at the Bar of the House
forthwith to explain the causes of his neglect.
It was moved that the House go into Committee to
consider the matter. After some deliberation the
Committee rose with permission to sit again.
We simply lay the facts before the public and
may comment on the proceedings on some future
occasion.

GRANT OF 1,000 TO THE QUEBEC AND
GULF PORTS STEAM COMPANY.
It will be noticed by the proceedings of the Hon-
orable House of Assembly on Friday last that the
proposed Resolve granting 1,000 to he Quebec and
Gulf Ports Steamship Company, for services rendered
since the termination of their contract was fully
sustained by a vote of 22 to 13. We are much
pleased at the result and particularly so by such
a rare circumstance of every member of the house
being present-not a seat being vacant.

HORSE RACING.
As will be seen from our advertising columns it was
decided at a meeting held at the Town Hall, on Friday
last, 29th June, that steps should be at once taken for
getting up a race meeting in connection with the Ber-
muda Hunt.
Friday the 20th instant, is the day fixed, so it behoves
all sportsmen to look to their horses, boots and colors.
We understand that the conditions of the various
races will be so framed as to suit owners of all classes
of horses and that amongst others there will be the
Bermuda Hunt Cup. A Grand Military Steeplechase,
and some races confined to civilians, besides a Pony
race.
The complete progiamme will appear in the course
of the week, and will be published in our next issue.

IW AT A MEETING OF RATEPAYERS OF PEMBROKE
PARISH, convened at request of the Parish Vestry,
to authorise a Rate of Assessment on Property in
the Parish, to liquidate certain debts due by the
same, the following Document was signed by a
large number of those present, and will be handed
round for the signatures of others:
"Whereas there are debts due by Pembroke
Parish to 30th March, 1876, remaining unpaid,
amounting in all to the sum of 387 11/5, and it is
just and right that these claims against the Parish
should be liquidated, we, the undersigned, Rate.
payers of Pembroke Parish, do hereby assent to the
Parish Vestry of Pembroke levying a Rate of As-
sessment on our property in the said Parish suffi-
cient to pay one proportion of the above mentioned
amount of 387 11/5-such rate not to exceed
one shilling and eight pence on the one hundred
pounds."

i We think it desirable to draw especial at-
tention to the Customs advertisement in our columns
and we advice parties to look out and see whether
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GENERAL GRANT IN ENGLAND. ; [We have been favored with a copy of the fol.-
S ". ." lowing communication from our lae Governor,
The honors :showered on ex-President Grant in General Sir J. H. Lefroy, C.B., K.C.M.G., to His
England puzzle the Americans. They seem un- Honor Judge Lett Wood, which, though written
able to explain why he should receive such dis- nearly thiee years since, is not the less interesting
tinguished attentions and his countrymen were un- for the valuable suggestions it contains.]-Ed. R.
prepared for them, if he was not. The wish is often G.
expressed that'some representative of the Country
more accustomed -to the usages of society, and GOVERNMENT HOUSE, BERMUDA,
better equipped for the high. company in which i Dmc~xEu 24, 1874.
the Genera now finds himself, were in his place. My DEAR CHIEP JUSTICE,
But there he is the lion of the moment, a plain, un- 1. It has long appeared to me that small as the
attractive, silent man, the guest of the most dis- population of this Colony is, there is room in it for
tinguished men in the land who seem unable to the employment of some of the agencies by which
limit their hospitality toward him. The courtesies in larger communities knowledge is diffused and
shown him are very different from ordinary lion- the experience of the few made available for the
rising. He is not run after by a fashionable rabble, thedexperieance of the many. The foundation of the
not shown off in a crush of people like a prince Bermuda Library in 1846 was a great and impor-
from India or a Minister from Japan. he ate ant step in the direction of the culture and mental
tions he has accepted are from distinguished peo- improvement of all classes of the community, but
ple whose notice makes a social reputation. Lord there is still room for more active measures to de-
Beaconsfield, who in his social relations, as in most velope a spirit of observation and enquiry-and for
other things, is a law unto himself and stands many fresh interests to be presented to the minds
apart from the crowd, was one of the first to ask of the young. The Library is a reality: the muse-
General Grant to a State dinner, which an engage- um, intended by the Legislature to accompany it,
ment already made with the Duke of Wellington has never been formed, nor can be, until an apart-
forced him to decline. Noblemen as genuine and meant sufficiently spacious and well lighted, is pro-
independent as Lord Salisbury, as retiring and vided for it: and much that is in no respect unat-
indifferent as Lord Derby, have united with dis- trainable or beyond the limited resources of these
tmguished men in politics and letters in making Islands, remains to be done in that direction ; but
the visit of the American a continued and flatter- my object in now addressing you is not so much to
ing ovation to him. The Prince of Wales had ,consider measures which can only be realized by
made him an equal guest at an entertainment giv- the action of the Legislature, as to ask you to con.
en to the Emperor and Empress of Brazils. side whether something of real utility cannot be
It is the character of his hosts, as well as the effected without waiting for it.
warmth of their courtesies, which surprise Gener- 2. It seems to me that a Local Society or Asso-
Grant countrymen The men who dneand esciation might be formed which without any pretence
court him have a great deal more than their titles to be either Learned or Scientific, should strive to be
to commend them. His former rank has been re- useful, which might aim at being a local centre of rac-
cognised so as to secure him the first place in pre- ical effort, to disseminate useful knowledge, to preserve
cedence, and as an ex-Predident of the United
Statceene, and as anwith the president of the United valuable experience, to direct and stimulate enquiry, and
dignitaries, he is invited to meet, or who are in- to give an opening for talents which are no doubt to
vited to meet him. It is probable that his military be found in the community, but are not drawn
rvpute, which in America has been partially for- forth by such openings as are afforded almost every-
rpue, in ea as een p where else, for their display, in matters of literature
gotten during his eight years of civil life, is the and science
first and great motive of the attention he is re- s members of such a
ceiving. The Duke of Wellington, who in inviting 3. I should propose that the members of such a
him to Apsley House, said it was proper for that Society should meet about once a Quarter. That
to be the first to be favored with his company, papers should objects read and discussed, or f no papers should be
must certainly have had the General, more than their subjects discussed that or if no papers should be
the President, in his mind. It was the fashion presented, that an entldeavour give a should be made to in-
during the American war to give the higher glory duce some gentleman to give a short Lecture on
in England to the Confederate Generals. This some subject of local or scientific or literary interest.
may have been right enough, but it led to a dis- There are such subjects always to be found-fthe
paraging estimate of the Generals on the other limited circulation of b6oks, especially of recent
side. It was not unusual for Grant to be spoken ones, would make it possible for any one by work-
of as a "butcher," and while his dogged fighting ing up a subject, to have to relate or to explain
of as a butcher and while his dogged fight at would be new to the majority of his audi-
qualities were admitted, to sneer at his abilities what would be new Agriculturo e and Horticulture of his audi-
as a General. In this respect some injustice has ence. The Agriculture and horticulture of the Is-
beas a General. done him, and a generous and better inform, lands-their natural flistory-their Geology-their
been done him, and a generous and better inform-social and constitutional History, furnish plenty of
ed feeling may now in these latter cordialities, be theories. Perhaps an Officer of Engineers might
atoning the earlier wrong. It may be, too, that theories. Perhaps an Officer of Engineers might
the good intentions of Grant inu his civil career have jets, methods and results of the observations of the
been more fairly esteemed in England than they late Transit of Venus. Another member would be
were in America. The unfortunate adherence to
friends who did him no credit, the curt persistence no less listened to if he simply treated of the culture of
friends who did him no credit the curt persistence the Tomato. One might tell us of the Challenger's"
in the rules or policy of his administration which the Tomato. One might tell us of the "al publications
a more judicious or diplomatic mind would have results, few persons see the occasional publications
*a more judiousoof them, and another feel more at home on Onions.
seen reason to correct or modify-these and many All I wish to urge is that there is scarcely any
other blemishes tending to decrease his popularity subject on which it is not agreeable to listen to any
And just because the disfavor he seemed vmetry in America one who has made himself master of it, and that out
may have been disproportioned to its cause, and of the wide field of choice, many must turn up
may have been too forgetful of the great services which will at once instruct and entertain. The
Grant had rendered the couutry-just on this ac- good which the preparation of a Lecture does to
count, the honors tendered him in England may the Lecturer is always real and durable: if the good
count, thedone to the hearers, is often unsubstantial or tran-
be perhaps unconsciously, a protest against the too scient, it may in many other cases awaken enquiry,
fickle esteem, the two violent attacks, which he has scent, it may in many other cases awaken inquiry,
ficle estem the ent at ks, which he has or gratify a natural interest, anl send people to
Whatsuffered from in the ause, which, as has been said, the Books, where fuller information is to be found.
Whatever the cause which, as has been said, the 4. should decidedly propose to raise by sub-
Americans seem unable altogether to explain or 4. I should decidedly propose to raise by sub-
discover, General Grant is treated with a consider- scription a sufficient sum annually to permit papers of
action and favor never awarded any of his country- permanent local value to be printed in a form convenient
men. He accepts it, as to some extent it is intend- for circulation and preservation. Scattered through
ed, as an expression of good feeling toward the the files of the" Royal Gazette"-iu appendices to
country more than to him personally. His cool and the Journals of the House of Assembly, in the let-
country more than to him personally. His cooled, and his ter books of this office, are Reports enough to fill a
rather sluggish open in bewilderment at the spndour ofhis volume, which treat of subjects just as interesting
eyes must open in bewilderment at the splendour. ofpresent day, as they were
his new surroundings. The wish is expressed that and important at the present day, as they were
he may get away before the novelty of the situation when they were firalmost completely lost and forgotten
has worn off, so that he may not imagine that he is -but they are almost completelyic instruction or
at home in an atmosphere strange in every way to and e whole aspect of agriculture for n-
Shim. He has never shown himself snobbish or de- guidance. The whole aspect of a yriculturefor in-
void of sense, and it is not probable that he will stance has very much changed snce Sir Rd's
make mistakes. His reception may be something time, and the number of persons dependent upon it
Sof a revelation to his countrymen, may remind them has ery much increased but I can find very little
of his military fame and successes, and may rein- done since 1846, except by holding an occasional
state him in popular favor. The faith in his strong, Agricultural Show, to instruct Agriculturists. Yetapabili
simple, honest nature, has never been lost. An there is much room r instruction as to the capabill
evidence of it is indirectly given in the only letter ties of our soil and climate, the economy of a small
written by him in England and published in Ame- holding of land, the treatment of lir stock, the treat-
rica. It is to one of his most intimate friends. He ment of grape vines, orange, peach and otherfruit-bear,
writes well enough and lengthily enough, and g trees, and even as to the saving and manage-
shows his great estimation of the kind reception meant of labor.
given him in England. As he reaches his last I am sure that all these and probably many
paragraph it occurs to him that his letter may be more uses, of such an Association as I have sug-
printed, and he very ingenuously adds that if he gested, will have occurred to your own mind. I
had intended it for publication he would have taken hope you will consider seriously whether it cannot
* more pains with it. A very simple assurance, cer- be started, with a reasonable prospect of support
tainly, which Talleyrand would never have dreamed and encouragement.
of. It is almost as conscious and transparent as the Believe, my dear Chief Justice,
girl's exclamation: "If you touch me I will scream, Yours very truly,
Sbut I know you will." J. H. LEFROY.
The Hon. L. LETT WOOD,
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BARBADOS.-Mr. Phillips, one of the most prom-
inent lawyers of the Island, a representative in the
Island Colonial Assembly, and one of the recent de-
legates from the Colony to England in reference to
Governor Hennessy's proceedings, was ordained
Priest at an ordination held at St. Michael's Cath.
edral, Barbados, on the 27th May. The total value
of Produce exported from Barbados last year was
689,447. The 23rd section of the British Mer-
chant Shipping Act of 1876 was about to be brought
into operation.
Governor Strahan had left Barbados for Eng-
land without calling the Legislature together.
It is thought that Captain Strahan will return
as Governor-in-Chief of the Windward Islands,
having filled the position of Lieut. Governor of
Barbados.
The project of Establishing a Railway has been
revived. The Island has guaranteed 6000 a year
for twenty years, so that there is every probability
of its being completed.
The contractors for the Barbados Gas Works,
Messrs. Wm. Blews and Son, of Birmingham, have
met with a temporary stoppage.
JAMAICA.-Kingston was lighted with gas on the
10th ultimo for the first time. The cost of lighting
the town amounts to 27,000. The gas pipes ex-
tend over 16 miles, with 300 street lamp-posts at a
distance of 151 feet from one to the other.
It is proposed to send a petition to the Imperial
Government for the restoration of Grand Jurors.


Wednesday, the, 27th June, will long be remem-
bered by many as a charming boat racing day; the
previous day looked threatening and stormy, and
much anxiety was depicted in the countenances of
those who were interested either in some of the va.
rious racing craft or in the hopes of a pleasant
day's outing; the morning however promised well,
and by 9 o'clock all were astir. The Judges were
early on their way to place the stake-boats; and
soon after 11 o'clock these were observable, the
windward one between Tucker's Island and Fowle's
Point on the Somerset shore, the other near the
Hog-fish beacon, the wind being from the S. W.
steady but rather strong for some of the highly
fitted ones.
Alas, delays always occur in Bermula racing;
the first event on the card was for H. R. H. the
Duke of Edinburgh's Challenge Cup, with a small
cup presented to the winner by the R. B. Y. Club.
For this only three yachts were entered, but one of
these thinking proper to change her suit at the last
moment, kept her competito's lying at the Lee
stake boat until 12-26, when the little Psyche, in a
staggering breeze and under a heavy press of can-
vass, gallantly led the way up for the Undine and
Nautilus, both' of which were very close upon her
at the first turn and took her down in the run to
leeward, where the Nautilus was about a minute be-
fore the Undine, and all supposed had the race in
hand, but the wind having somewhat increased it
was noticed that the Undine, under snug canvass,
now outwinded the Nautilus, (which seemed to have
too much jib for the day) and sailing well up over-
hauled the latter and managed to round the Wind-
ward goal 29 seconds in advance, thus winning a
very pretty race and the Cup honors.
The late start in the Cup race necessitated a late
one for the Hamilton Stakes," which were open to
all the world and not restricted to R. B. Y. G0.
Rules, and about 3-20 p.m., with a good scupper
breeze, which had kept up well all day, the Lincoln
led off followed in due course, as shown in the sub.
joined time table, by eight others, while the Psyche
having suffered somewhat in the former race was
not in condition for another heat and declined the
contest.
For the money very great interest was evinced
on every side, a sail Bermuda, from H. M. Dock-
yard to Great Head," was powerfully represented.
This being an old fashioned race, without restric-
tions as to shifting ballast and the number of the
crew, most of the crafts showed a good spread of
canvass, but- probably those which attracted most
attention from lookers on were the Julia, Nautilus
and Unknown; the first with an awful crowd of white
duck stood up manfully to her work and travelled in
true racing speed; the second with a little piling up
to windward, and an extra hand was much better
than in the first race, while the Unknown was es-
pecially conspicuous for her neat get up, and the
quiet and masterly manner in which she was hand-
led. The Lincoln and Princess Beatrice also well
became their new suits, and the Lady Stewart would
have been a dangerous antagonist if she had done
half as well as she looked.
In the first turn up the Julia got very near the
Lincoln and the Nautilus also gained perceptibly on
her, while the Unknown was busily working up her
time; there was not however much mancevring as
all seemed bent in getting over the course in
as little time as possible without paying any atten-
tion to their companions; but when they had turn-
ed for the run down perhaps the prettiest sight of
the day was presented by the fleeting crowd with
wings on either side scudding before the brisk gale;
let it be hoped that none missed this portion of the
race, which was safely accomplished by all, though
not without peril to some of the smaller ones.-
The Julia was the first to flatten her sheets for
the last trip to windward, and it was now evident
that without some unexpected event occurred she
could scarcely be overtaken; the Lincoln and Nau.
tilus also soon turned on their homeward journey,
and well they travelled too, although the former
would have preferred a smoother course on which
to exhibit her racing qualities; these were pur-
sued at intervals, as shown in the time table, by the
Undine, Honey Bee, Unknown and Princess Beatrice ;
the Nautilus soon took down the Lincoln but not
being able to overtake the Julia, had to content
herself with second money, while the great Unknown
swallowing up his American Cousin just at the fin-
ish, saved his stakes and squared away for his na-
tive shores highly gratified, like everybody else,
with the enjoyment of a glorious day and the part
he had taken in it.

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PERMTTDA ROYAL (GAZETTE.


lA Supplement of Five Co-
lumns accompanies this issue of the Gh-
t zette. It contains the proceedings of the
two Houses of Parliament during the past week-
an original article on Vital Statistics"-War
News, &c., &c.
BERMUDA APPLEs.-Two beautiful specimens of
,Apples, of the Red Astrachan kind, were brought
to us yesterday by Xfr. William J. Kemp, of War-
wick Parish, on whose property they- had grown.
They are solid and well flavoured, and are the pro-
duction of a tree which was budded on a young
apple tree two years since.
SOME SLIGHT TaouBLL.-The New York Herald,
of the 22nd June, says 1" An American vessel, called
the Georgia, belonging to the Pacific Mail Steam-
ship Company, struck on a reef in Magellan Straits
and was taken off by a wrecker named Jones, who
is a citizen of Chili. This Jones took advantage
of the helplessness of the captain to force an ex-
tortionate bargain, which the steamship company
repudiated. The American captain afterward put
to sea with the Chilian custom house officers on
board and sailed for Callao, a port of Peru. The
Chilians had sufficient influence with the Pe-
ruvian authorities to get the vessel seized, and
when she sailed from Callao she was pursued by
a Peruvian gunboat, captured and brought under
the guns of a Peruvian fort. At this stage of the
business the case was brought, a few days since, to
the attention of Secretary Evarts, who forthwith
telegraphed an order to our Minister to demand
the immediate release of the Georgia, with simul-
taneors instructions to our naval commander to
co-operate with the Minister. Mr. Evarts placed
his action on the legal principle that the Georgia
had-committed no offence against the laws of Peru,
and that he would not tolerate an attempt by the
government if that country to execute the laws of
Chili against one of our vessels."

RUSSIA'S BANKRUPTCY.
(From the Standard.)


Having exhausted all its funds, the Russian Govern.
ment now sees with apprehension the moment ap-
proaching when the interest on its foreign debt will
fall clue. Thejbargain it is said to have made to meet
its engagements shows the straits to which it is re-
duced. The amount it needs for the present is no more
than three millions'sterling-a sum that a third-rate
borough would have no difficulty in raising. Yet the
great Russian Government could obtain credit for thi-
petty sum in no single capital of Europe. A syndis
catc was formed, consisting of Paris, Berlin and Am-
sterdam bankers, and these consented to make the
advance. Thus, apparently, a million sterling is the
utmost which the financial agents of any single country
will risk on the strength of Russian credit at the pre-
sent month. The exact terms of the agreement are
not known. The generally received account is, how.
ever, that the syndicate is to receive in interest and
commission as much as eight and a halt per cent.,
and in addition unissued bonds of an old loan bearing
five per cent interest are to be lo-lged with it at the rate
of fifty per cent. of the nominal value. Thus the syn-
dicate gets eight and a half per cent., and covers its
risk by requiring deposit of old bonds of twice the no-
minal value of the advance it makes. It would be
difficult to find stronger proof of the discredit of a
great Government.
DETAILS OF THE BATTLE AT DFLIBABA.
We have now detailed information respecting
the first conflict in the open field between the Turks
and Russians in Armenia, a brief account of which
was telegraphed you yesterday. It will be remtnem-
bered that Mukhtar Pacha reinforced the troops at
Delibaba some days ago and ordered Commander
Mehemet to advance through the passes from the
Aras Valley and Pasin plain and meet the Rus.
sians. Mehemet, therefore, descended the slope and
took up a position at Zeidikan or Saidachan, which
is ten or twelve miles southwest of Toprak-Kaleh
and just in front of the passes above mentioned.
THE PASSES ABANDONED.
His artillery strength is not stated, but it was not
strong. His infantry was not above eight thousand
and he had little or no cavalry, and that was of a
bad quality. The Russian left, under Lieutenant
General Tergukassoff, had, on the other hand,
about ten thousand infantry and plenty of cannon,
besides an effective cavalry force.
THE TURKS FORCE THE FIGHT.
The Turks brought on the fight by advances on
the 15th inst. The whole day was spent in an ar-
tillery duel, but on the 16th the Russians began
the execution of what was evidently a settled plan.
Six bodies of Russian infantry advanced at six
o'clock under a terrible cover of artillery fire.
LOSS OF THEIR COMMANDER.
At this crisis Mehemet fell dead. To increase
the difficulties ammunition ran short.
A despatch from Paris states that since the open-
ing of the debate the platform of the Cabinet seems
more and more narrowed. The Royalists will re-
main with the Cabinet, but the Bonapartists imme-
diately after the dissolution, it is said, will advo-
cate the rule of President MacMahon till 1880, but
will demand an appeal the people after the expi-
ration of his term of office.
Prince Jerome Napoleon voted in favor of the
Left's order of the day in the Chamber of Deputies
on Tuesday.
!- A Ministerial deeree authorizes the issue of long
dated Treasury bonds of 500f., bearing interest of
20f., the amount to be applied to meet obligations
for public'Works.
( JAPAN.-Frequent affrays have occurred at Yo..
kohama between the sailors of Ships-of-War of
various nations-Russian, English, French and
German. Much blood has been shed with occa-
sional loss of life. On the 4th June two French
sailor were killed. These conflicts grow out of
uarrels, engendered by the present condition of
Europe. There is no trouble between Japan and
Corea. The two countries are on perfectly good
terms.
BIRTH, at Ireland Island, on Wednesday the 20th
ultimp, the WIFE of R. D. Fraser, Esqr., R. N., of a
DAUGHTER.
.... ..... at Clifton, Smiths Parish, 20th June, the
WIFE of Captain W. H. Peniston, of a SON.
........., at St. David's, June 30th, the WIFE of W.
R. Higinbothom, of a DAUGHTER.
MARRIED, June 7, at the residence of the bride's
brother, by the Rev. Abbott E. Kittredge, Mn. AL-
FRED L. GOLDSMITH and Miss LOUISE TRIMINGHAM.
No cards.-Chicago Journal, June 8.
-4 .ylgpg


DIED, in Southampton Parish on Tuesday the 26th
ultimo, at the residence of Mr. Peter Burrows, MARY
JANE, widow of the late James Green, aged 38 years;
leaving a number of relatives and friends to mourn
their loss.
.......... at Seaforth, Somerset, on 18th ultimo, ELI-
ZABETH FOSTER, relict of the late Daniel R. Williams,
Esqr., aged 73.


For hire or Sale.


1 good Collage PI.WVO,
Superior tone.
For terms &c.. apply at the Gazette" Office.
July 3rd, 1877.-1


BY AUCTION,
Tomorrow, Wednesday,
4th Instant, 11 o'clock (sharp)
.lt the Old Stand,
I WILL SELL.
BLS. Family FLOUR
Barrels Pilot BREAD
Barrels Fresh Corn MEAL
Bags BRAN, CORN and OATS
BACON, HAMS and SHOULDERS
BUTTER, LARD and CHEESE
Half Barrels Family BEEF and PORK
Laundry SOAP Cosmetic SOAP
Fancy SOAPS in great variety
Oolong TEA, (a superb article)
CIGARS BUCKETS BASKETS
Wash BOARDS Clothes PINS, &c.
Some Dry GOODS 1 PIANO
3 Sewing MACHINES
1 Washing MACHINE
1 Large and Magnificent Mahogany BED-
STEAD
Some other FURNITURE
And whatever else may be offered at the Sale.
JOHN IIARNETT,
Auctioneer.
Hamilton, July 3rd, 1877.


Auction Sale.
Under the "Excelsior" Shed,

On Thursday next,
5th Instant, at 11 a.mm,
I BYAU TION 1,
BY AUCTION,


WHITE BOOTS
White SHOES
Black HATS Grey HATS
Leather BOOTS Leather SHOE3
Liebeg's Liquid Extract BEEF
Lamplough's PYRETIC SALINE
American Grab BOXES
Wire Dish COVERS
Account BOOKS
PENKNIVES Tin WARE
And Sundry Miscellaneous Merchandise
which will appear on day of sale.
W. J. HENEY,
Auctioneer.
Hamilton, 2nd July, 1877.


'I'lIE Regular Quarterly Meeting of the
YouNG MFN's FRIENDLY INSTITUTION, will
he held at the ODD FELLOWS' IIALL, on
Tuesday Evening, 10th Instant, commencing at
7*3JO P.alf.
By Order of the President,
HENRY SWAN,
Secretary.
July 2nd, 1877.

Paget Union Club.

O 'F1ICERS and Members are respectfully
requested to attend a Meeting
On FRIDJiY 6th Instant,
At their Club House Pagets.
Annual Regatta will take place in Hamilton
Ilarbour on 29th August
By order of the Committoe,
A, T. SIMMONS,
Commodore.
Pagets, July 3, 1877.-I pd.

Notice.
LL Persons having just l)DEM INDS against
A the Estate of the late Worshipful JOSEPH
1). EVANS, J.P., are requested to forward the
same, addressed to the undersigned to the care
of P. E. DicKINSON, ESQRI., on or before 31st
day of July instant, and all Persons IN i) E liT-
EU' to the said Estate are hereby notified that
their respective AMOUNTS must he paid by the
above mentioned date.
SAMUEL T. WHITE,
WM. E. WHITTEER,
B. E. DICKINSON,
Executors to said Estate.
Hamilton, Bermuda, July 3rd, 1877.-1im
B Kermudian please copy.

S Money to Loan,
On Bond and Mortgage, of Town or Country
Property.
ORMOND T. MIDDLETON,
48 (New Number) Front Street, Hamilton.
2nd July, 1877.-1 pd.

Wanted
AN APPiRENTICCE,
To the Masons Trade-not under the age of 14.
Apply immediately to
J. F. XJMOTFER.
,Hamilton, July 2nd, 1877.-1 pd.

i Gold DRAFTS!


On MIessrs. A.


At Sight,
BENNETT & CO., New York.


Apply to
S. S. INGHAM &
Hamilton, 30th April, 1877.

Final Notice.


CO.

)


p ERSONS having received their
Accounts to3tst Decr., 1876, and not ar-
ranged, will please call and do so on or before
FRIDAY, the 20thlnst.
Parties having Accounts against the Under-
signed will please render same on or before
above date.
l)ONALD A'PHEE LEE.
'Royal Gazette' Offlice, Hamilton,
July 3, 1877.


AUCTION SALE.

We Will Sell,

ATAIUCTION,
At Our Stores,

On Thursday Next
5th Inst., At 12 o'clock,
25K LS. POTATOES
U o20 Tubs and Kegs BUTTE It
25 Drums CODFISH, 1121bs.
1 Bl. Lamp CHIMNEYS
5 Hf. Chests Oolong TEA
5 ditto Congou Do.
ALSO,
A Lot of
al Iilliners G 0 0 DS,


FEATHERS
HOOKS &
TRIMMINGS


Consisting of:
PLUMES
EYES TAPES
&c.


AND,
1 Box CART
1 PLOUGH
1 Cart HARNESS
B. W. WALKER


Hamilton, July 2nd, 1877.


, Furniture


BUTTONS
RIBBONS


& CO.,
Auctioneers.


Sale.


773 WILL 1Z.aZ, .
At Auction,
At 12 o'clock,
OnWednesday 1 th inst.,
At the Residence of
*irs* Li. tifboro'sn,
On Reid Street, this Town,
Sundry Articles of
iHousehold Furniture, &c.
Particulars of which will appear in Gazette'
of Tuesday next,
ALSO,

I PON Y
Remarkably gentle under Side
Saddle.
The only Barb in the Island.


B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, July 2nd, 1877.-1

SS-------



On Friday 13th July,
On the Premises-that very desirable

House & Lots,
Situated on the Road leading from Hamil-
ton to Pitt's Bay.
Stands South of the Street just East of
Waterloo Cottage and West of Houses lately
built by Captain H. F. CONYERS.
TrHE Building is two story on the South and
-L One Story fronting the street; is forty
feet long and 22 wide. The Lots measure
about 60 feet on the street, and run south to
the water. With but little expense it would
make a very pleasant Dwelling, being open to
the cool south wind from over the water in
Summer and protected from the winter storms
by the Hills to the North. Its situation as a
Store cannot be surpassed.
Title guaranteed first class.
B. W. WALKER & CO,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, June 25th, 1877.

WANTED
100 Bis. Mixed 1POT TOIEN.
A pply to
S. S. INGUHAM & CO.
I hamilton, July 3rd, 1877.*


Notice.
ALL DEMANDS against the
Estate of the late A LI, E RT JO HN
BURCH of Devonshire Parish, are requested
to be rendered to the Undersigned by FRIDAY
20th Instant, for Examination; and all those
INDEB'TED to said Estate are requested to
make Payment by said date.
THOSE. P. BURCH,
Administrator.
July 2, 1877.-2 pd.
IIERMUDiA, Alias
SOMERS' ISLkND)S. (
By His Honor Colonel WILLIAM .
L. MORR ISON, RE., Acting
Governor, Commander-in-Chief,
Vice Admiral and Ordinary, in
and over these Islands, 4-c., 4'c.,
tc.
,HEili EAS ELIZABETH BROWN,
has prayed for Admini.tration, on the
Estate of CIHAR[LES ltO"'VN, late of S.t.
Georges Parish, in these Islands, Tavern Keeper
deceased.
This is therefore to give notice, that if any
Person or Persons can shew any just cause why
the said Administration should not be granted
unto the said ELIZABETH BROWN, he,
she, or they, are to file hii, her, or their Caveat in
writing, in the Secretary's Office of these Islands
within Fifteen days from the publication hereof,
otherwise the said .Admninistration will be granted
accordingly.
JAMES TUC'KEU,
Colonial Ser+r'',,,'.
Dated at she Secretary's Office, lonial c
this 2nd day of July, 1877.


Just Received at the

"WAREHOUSE,"
-An Assortment of Seasonable and Fashionable


Per "Sir G. F. Seymour" from London, and
per Canitna" from New York,
Very Cheap Silver Grey and Colored PRINTS
Very Cheap White CALICOKS,! from 4 pence.
Call and see for yourselves.
vW. D. FOX.
St. George's 26th June, 1877.-2 3p.

Notice.

THE SUBSCRIBER
IS NOW RECEIVING,
By the Sir George F. Seymour,
FRao LOND N,


AN ASSORTMENT OF
English PROVISlONS
OILMYIAN STOIIE ,
&c., &c.,
Among which will be found:
B ISCUlTS inF Tins. viz.-A rrow-
root, Ginger Nut, Bermuda, Italian Maca-
S roofn, Mixed, Pearl, Cracknels, 'icnic,
; &c., &..
CONFECTIONERY, &c.
Pear Drops, Scotch Mixttres, Conver 7 Ib.
i station Lozenges, Acid l)rop, Car- Tins
S raway Comfits, &e. )
I and 2 Ib. Fins Plum PUDDING
Raspher.y, Lemon, Ginger and Strawberry SY.
RUPS (pints)
l4'pp' COCOA. Ilb. packages
Colman's Corn FI/)UfR, I lb. Tins
Ground RICE, 1 Ib. Tins
Bottles Table S,\LT
Epsomn S \i.r:., 7 lb. boxes, I oz. packages
Tartaric ACIDI) and Cream TAITAAlt
Small Blue BALLS in 7 lb. boxes
White and Blue STARCHI, 5! lb. boxes
Mottled SOAP. 56 lb. boxes
Belmont Sperm CANDLES, 2-lb). boxes
Carriage C \N DLES, 8's
Grund Black P'l.PEl'i, & 4 lb. bottles
White PEPPER
Currie POWi)EIL and .AMUSTARI), 7 lb. tins
Salad 01 L, 4 pint bottles to quart
Castor OIL, 2 oz. bottles to quart
iMUSTit R), 4, A and 1 lb. bottles
Bleached GINGElt
Coir Scrubbing BRUSHES
Stable lo. D)0. MP01'S
Davis' MN]gic Knife POWDER.
Quaker CLEAN E i for Polishing Tinware,
Silver, &c.
Day & Martin's real Japin BL \CKING, pint
and pint
Navy CIIOCOLATi:, 7 lb. Cakes
Galvanized Iron BUCK 'I'TS
Ginger Beer CORKS
Soft Shell ALMONDS
Ess. IIEEF Liebeg's Extract BIEEF
I and 2 lb. Tins Preserved Bo.i MUTTON,
S &c. Stick CINNAMON
Mixed SPICES JAM-, &c., &c. &c,
SB. E. DICKINSON
No. 27 & 28 Front Street, )
Hamilton, June 26, 1877. 3

HENRY DARRELL,
Offers for Sale,
13.LO ID. W\VA'TK-IU at !3s
per Cases of I doz. Bottles.

Corned B EEF. (Wilson's), at 20s
p' r Case of I doz 21h. Tins.


OYS r ItlS,
at 12s per Case


(Midshipman Brand),
of 2 doz. lib. Tins.


CORN, in bulk, at 4s. per Bushel.
June 2(, 1877.-2 3p.


Notice.
NTOW BEING' RECBIVED,
Per CIAIMA "
CASES VWi!son's Corned BliEEF, 2 and4 lb.
Tils
Sultil in R.AISINS
Very fine Desert it A, lSINS
Small Boxes Layer FIGS DATES
CITRON, &c.
8oda, Sugar, Milk, Iced, Lemon, Jumbles and
Nic Nac BISCUITS Ginger SNAPS
ALSO,
Usual Supply of

j AM18 BACON FLOUR
1lM EAL CORN BRAN
New BUTTER. CtlEESE
4 Bbls. beat Family FLOUR,
&c., &e., &c.
B. E. DICKINSON,
No. 27 and 28, Front Street, Hamilton,
26th June, 1877.-2


Fo r


Londo


To Return Direct.


n,


Fhe Barque
Sir' 1. Seymour,
HlENRY J. WA'rLINGTON, Master,
Will Sail for the above Port,
On or about the 18th Inst.
For Freight or Passage,
Application to be made to
J. H. TRIMINGHAM & SONS,


Hamilton, 2nd July, 1877.-3
Colonit Copy three times.


Agents.


Renawe Department,
25TH JUNE, 1877
THE ATTENTION OF IMPOR-
TERS is called to Section X of the Act
No. 14, 1861, which enacts that all Goods
landed from Steamers conveying Passengers
and Mails must be entered and duty paid
thereon within 96 hours (four days) after being
landed under a penalty of Fifty Pounds and
forfeiture of Goods. This is to give Notice,
that, after the 4th of July, all Parties who
have not at that date complied or who in fu-.
ture neglect to comply with the requirements
of the Act, legal proceedings will be instituted
to recover the penalties.
N. B.-A list of Persons who have neglected
to pay the duties referred to in the above.
advertisement can be seen at the Customs
Office.
HENRY FOWLE R,
Receiver General.
By Command of His Honor the Acting Governor,
JAMES TUCKER,
Colonial Secretary.




Bermuda Hunt Races.

AT a Meeting of the Bermuda Hunt held At
A the Town IHall, Hamilton, on Friday
29th June, 1877, the Honorable H. Fowler
in the Chair, it was resolved
That a Race Meeting
BE HELD ON


The 20th July, 1877.
Full Particulars with a Programme of the
Races will appear in the next Gazette.
Subscription List, with names of the Stew-
ards, will be placed at the Club, Mess Rooms,
&c.
There will be a Meeting of the Stewards at
the Bermuda Yacht Club at 3 p.m. on TUES-
DAY 3rd July, (This-day.)
By order
H. T. W. ALLA.TT,
Hony. Sec.
Hamilton, 3rd July, 1877.

J/1 Card.
'111 [,ladies and Gentlemen who took part
in the Covcert at the Town hall on the
27ti ult., desire to tender their thanks to tha
MAYOR AN)D CORPORATION of lamilton, who so
kindly granted the use of the Hall free of charge.
Also, to the AMOZART'S FAVOURITE BAND, for
their gr ititous services. They deserve great
praise for the masterly manner in which they
acquitted themselves.
P. S.-The Effort did not meet :with the
success that was at first anticipated, owing
principally to statement's made.by the Guardian
of the Oyphans a few days befUre the Concert
took place.
Hler expressions of required aid, made a fewi
months since, excited the sympathy of some of "
the Number which led to the plan of tne
Concert, and after it was advertised site ex-
pressed her determination not to receive any
nid arising from such a source if offered.
Hlamilton, July 2nd, lk77.

NOTICE.
pERSONS having CIA[AIS against the In-l
dermentioned Vessels and against tlie Un-
dersigned, are requested to render Bills of the
same by the 10th Instant, in full, viz.:
Steamers of the Quebec and Gulf
Ports Steamship Company.
Barque Eliza Barss."
TROTT & COX,
Agents.
Hamilton, Bermuda, July 3, 1877.-23p
Colonist" tvice 3rd page.



TrlE BRIGANTINE



MAYoR, Master,
-Vill Sail as above

On Monday Next;
9th,


To Return Direct,
For Freight or Passage please make early ap-
plication.
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
Hamilton, July 3, 1877.*
Gazette only.

Unclaimed Letters.
Rosina Bean, Catherine Conyers, Wm T Craw-
ford, John Doane, Mrs Thos Dill, a1 E Daris, E.iz-
abeth Fubler, Mrs H TFrith, J Friswell, Joseph W
Gibbons, P N Gilbert, Joseph W Gibson, Samuel A
Halstead, F W Hawkins, Olivia Hunt, Samuel IHay-
ward, (Pembroke,) Elizabeth Jackori, Terono .Joa-
quim, George E Jones, Duke Joell, Jacob Liyd,
Margaret Mead, Stowe Outerbridga, J H T Robin-
son, Cecelia Roberts, John Robinson, John H Rob.
inson, James V Swan, Louis Swan, Aubr,-y J Sal-
tus, Mrs Amelius S:'we, Siamue Simons, Susan
Smiiith, Winm ShadSAr, Eng'esb.a ,tovell, Justina E
Tucker, Mrs Yorker Tooker, Francis Trott, S T
Truit, Letitia Williams, Charles Willians, 'C H
Webb, Livay White, M.rs Charles Webster.
Post Office, Hamiihon, July 2, 1877.
MAILS FOR ENGLAND, United States and
Dominion of Cau da, per Barq;io Eliza Barsc, close
at the Post Office, H tmil'on, to-orrow, Wednes-
day, at 7 a.m.
UNCLAIMED LE I'ERS IN THE POST OF-
FICOE, ST. GEOR.GE, 2nd July, 1877.
John Burches, Saiuel Bell, Elizibeth Burgess,
Susanna Calabras, Joseph Fox, W U Hyland, Win
H Lightbnurn, Matilda Robinson, A G Stat, Mary
Jane Sni h, Louisa Smith, Cairistmn S:nith, Cather-
ine TodJ, R M Thlomsni .


> -s,


.... 7






,BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


~. ~


Weber tanoo+


Council. Highest Centennial Award.
Tueday,26th June, 1877.-Pursuant to adjourn.a-, lIE Judges in the report said: It seems
meant the house met.- undisputed that WEBEa has distanced all
Present,- competition, and must be to-day recognized as the
The Honorable William H. Gosling, Piano-maker par excellence of the world, and the
amgeis Triminghamvey, musical jury has but stamped the seal of the
Henry Fowler, Receiver General, American Centennial Exhibition upon the gener-
Joseph H. Harvey, ally awarded verdict of every vocalist and musi-
James Tucker, Colonial Secretary, cian by the award which gives the medal to A.
George Somers Tucker. WE BE, of New York, for sympathetic, fine and
The Senior Member present took the Chair. rich tone combined with greatest power as shown
The Bill entitled An Act to authorize the ap- in three styles, Grand, Square and Upright Pi-
pointment of Commissioners to take Oaths in Chan- anos, which show intelligence and solidity in
eery," was read the second time. their construction, a pliant and easy touch, which
The House went into Committee thereon. at the same time answers promptly to its re-
The Hlonble. James H. Trimingham in the Chair. quirements, together with excellence of work-
The Committee rose. manship
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend- anhip."nstruments an be seen
ment. One of these Instruments can be seen and
The House resumed and adopted the Report. Catalogues obtained by applying to
The following Bills were brought up from the E. J. YOUNG,
House of Assembly and severally read the first Sole Agent for Bermuda.
time I Hamilton, March 17, 1877.--6m
A Bill entitled "' An Act to continue the Act
Wo. 22 of 1866 to amend the Act fot preventing One of he above Instruments or Sale and
Injuries and Annoyances on the Public Roads." One of the above instruments for Sale, and
A Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Marine can be seen by applying at the Store of
LEngino Inspection Act, 1872," BELL & YOUNG.
And, March 6, 1877.
A Bill entitled "An Act to provide for the more
convenient administration of the Extradition Acts,
1870 and 1873."
Adjourned to Friday next, 29th Jun-, at 11*30.
Somerset Li very
Tax PROPOSED INUNDATION OF TIHE SAHARA.- ,
The probability of the realisation ot the plan for I 5 I' | U
letting in the waters of the ocean, submerging the
arid tracts of the Sahera, and so opening a path by
water to the distant and almost fabulous city of NEAR NAVAL CRICKET FIELD,
Timbuctoo, is glowing smaller by degrees and E. Crawley (M ail Contractor,)
beautifully less. We learn this from an article in the PROrRIETOR.
Scientific American, which sets forth (at the same
time giving figures which are seemingly careful,) Horses and Carriages, (with Experienced Dri-
that in the event of a channel being opened in the vers,) obtainable at all hours on accommoda-
great basin of the Sahara Desert certain disastrous ting Terms.
results will follow. The surface on an average is October 24th, 1876.
eighty feet below the surface of the ocean, and itser
extent is nearly four million square miles. Figur.. W m. J,
Ing on the basis of one hundred and fifty millions a a Ifl es I ney,
for the entire ocean surface, the general ocean level
will be lowered something like two feet. So much (
for the immediate result but farther than this it iw UV1Cil s
evident that in a sea which has practically no in-
flow of fresh water the loss from evaporation must B 3R 0 38 R
be made good from the main ocean. This loss ac- AND
eording to the authority quoted would amount to ,
about 2,000,C00,000,000,000cubit feet annually, and Commission Agent,
the supply channel from the ocean would have to HAM ILTONr BERMUD A.
discharge about five hundred and twenty five times '
as much water as is carried by the River Rhine It do e Outerbrid
Is estimated that in a little more than a century the jheoore uuter br ge,
entire basin will be filled with salt, which would be
but a poor substitute for the sand which now tern- V T a., ,,XS ,
pers the climate of Southern Europe.-Such a pos- HAMILTON.
sibility should be well considered before too late to Reid Street, West of Royal Gazette" Office.
retreat. Office Hours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
BERLIN, June 20.-An outrage upon a German Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri.
subject is reported from Roumania. The victim, days.
whose name is Henock, is a Merchant of Berlin. j Orders Promptly Attended to.


Being an accidental acquaintance of Kraut, the
Hessian nobleman and alleged spy, reported re-
cently to have been executed, he was seized at
Bucharest, imprisoned for twelve days, and treated
with the greatest indignity and cruelty. Herr He-
moch has appealed in strong terms to the German
Chancellor for justice.
The Canadians claim for compensation for the
fishery privilege is understood to be $20,000,000.

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I)


r


4 k







Eau" of Dr. t oltz for
HAIR DYE.

T HIS WATER is of an entirely vegetable
composition, and its use is quite inof-

Thanks to this peculiar quality which gives it
-n4 rival, l)D. IlOLTZ'S lair l)ye has not the
disadvantage of the other preparations which
give to the hair an unnatural vulgarly color.
Guided by his medical knowledge and his
great chemical experiences, Di. HOLTrz has
succeeded in the discovery of plants, which give
the richest balsamic dyeing and curative e sen-
ee, and it is by this study that he succeeded to
comn)pound a dye which may .be styled as the
legenerator by excellence of the chevelure.
GENERAL WAREHOUSE, ix PaRIs,
La Correspondence Parisienne,
4 Rue de la Tacherie, 4.
Persons desirous oft Co: o


lessrs. Msi,.u 4C 00

Will please call upon i
Mr. SAML. A. MASTERS.
Who will attend to the Shipment of their
Goods. i
Hamilton, Feby. 6, 1877.


Hamilton, October 26th, 1876.


Protection against FIRiE
AT TrlE MOST MODERATE RATES
Can be obtained from the
PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPANY
of London,
One of the longest Established and Wealthiest
Offices in Great Britain,
Through the BRANCH OFFICE in these
Islands, a Saving is effected to the Insured
of the Stamp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on REAL and PERSONAL I
PROPERTY for 3, 6 or 12 months.
No FEES and no CHARGE for Policies.


BERMUIDA.
Procee~iugs of thne Legislative


I


Printing & SRationery.

Royal Gazette Office,
Corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets, liar
ilton,
WHlERE ALL KINDS OF
JOB WORK
is Executed with Neatness and Despatch.


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

W. 0. F. BASCOME,
M.D,
DENTIST,
REID STREET, HAMILTON, EAST,


Has Received a supply of
lowing


the fol-


PREPdRS TIO.VS
FOR THE TEETH
Put up by the well known Dentists Messrs. GA.
I BiIEL, Ludgate [Hill, London.
SEDADENT, or Cure for Toothache
CORALITE TOOTH PAST, for Cleansing
and Improving the Teeth
ROYAL DENTIFRICE, gives the Teeth a
pearl-like whiteness
WH ITE GUTTA PERCiIA ENNAMEL, for
Stopping decayed Teeth
OSTEO-ENAM EL STOPPING, warranted to
remain white and firm as the Tooth itself
)ODONTALGI1QUE ELIXIR, celebrated
Mouth Wash.
liamilton, March 26th, 1I77.


emuov al.


i r~,;


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


lifax,
Just Opening per Alpha.
B LACK ALPACCAS
Black COBURGS
Black CRAPES TICKINGS
llorrockses Long CLOTH
Unbleached CA LICO
VENETIANS .
White Stri ed LA WNS
JACONETS
DELAINES
TARLATANS
Machine SILKS, Black and Colored
&c., &c., &c., &c.
Unbleached and White COTTONS a Speciali.
ity as regards quality and price.
Expecting net. week per CANIMA" a Su-
perior Assortment of
American COTTONS, white and


Grey
Silver Grey PRINTS
COLORED DO.
SHEETINGS, White and Brown
LININGS
HOSIERY
FANS, &c., &e., &.
JOSEPH R. FOX,
West End.
St. George's, June 18th, 1877.

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

COOK
W ANTED by a Family in this Town. Ap-
V ply at the Office of this Paper.
June 5th, 1877.

For Sale.
A Fine

Alilch (OW
Quiet and kind in every respect. Calf just off.
Sold for no fault whatever.
Further particulars apply at the Store of W.
BLUCK, EsQa., to
J. H. MASTERS.
Hamilton, June 11, 1877.


BULL'S HEAD LIV ERY
STABLE S.
DANIEL G. LANE Proprietor
IIAMir rxN.


FOR LI VERPOOL,
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
Carrying the United States Mail
from New York
ON TUESDAY.
Steamship *
MONTANA sails June 12, at 3 p.m.
IDAHO sails June 19. at Noon.
WYOMING sails July 3, at 10 a m.
WISCONStN sails July 17, at 10 a.m.
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 Canima" from Ber-
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can be
transferred direek to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing next day.
WILLIAMS & GUION,
Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, May 24, 1'817.

Notice.
A LL Persons having received
their Accounts to 31st Dee mber last, and
who may receive them during the present month
will please give them their immediate attention.
DONALD M'PHEE LEE.
P.S.-Person having Accounts will please
render the same on or before the 31st May inst.
Hamilton, May 2"2nd, 1877.
Whetby Jet and Vulcanite Jewelry
Consisting of
; ATCHES for Ladies, Watches for Gen-
1. 117- __ -> *1 .7 J


Branch Establishment, St. George.'

TrHE Proprietor ,of the above Es-
tablishment having just returned by the
"' Canima" from New York, and brought with
bim a number of NEW CARRIAGES and
Stylish YOUNG HORSES to add to his already
well selected Stock, begs to thank the Public of
Bermuda generally for their past Patronage and
hopes for a continuance of the same.
Strangers visiting the Islands are particularly
requested to call and give the above Establish-
ment a trial before going elsewhere.
Hamilton, Sept. 190t, 1876.

A'eneriffe Onion Seed.

T HE Undersigned has assumed
the Agency of the late MR. JOHN D.
BEL L'S
ONION SEED,
And expects to receive the usual Supply of that
Article in September next.
-'* Parties whose names have been on Mr.
Bell's List for a considerable period, will please
inform the Undersigned if they wish to continue
their engagements.
List for coming Season open at Office of
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
W. E. TALBOT.
Hamilton, April 14th, 1877.

Chimney Sweeping.

T H E Undersigned having re-
ceived a Patent CHIMNEY SWVEEP-
ING MACHIINE from New York, is prepared


S- tiemen, Watches for Ioys, in gold or to THE BLOOD! THE BLOOD!
silver cases, at prices to suit all, at CHILD'S. Sweep 11 S THE BLOOD !

Empty Flour Barrels. At Moderate Rates in any part of the Island. CLAR K E S
GEORGE OAKLEY. World Famed Blood Mixture.
SOO Hamilton, April 2nd, 1877.
For sale by IiNOR CLEANSING and CLEARiNO the BLOOD from
ALBERT INGLIS be Sold at a Bar. LL IMPURITIES, whether arising from youth.
S n A 1I be Sold at a Bargain. ful indiscretion or any other cause, cannot be too


New Year's Stock
FOR PRESEA TS,-AIT LO W
PRICES,
CONSISTING OF :-
W ATCHES CLOCKS
JEWELRY (English and American)
Solid SILVER Silver PLATEDWVARKI
Pearl, Bone and lair GOODS
SPECTACLES, &c.
Making in all as suitable a collection for the
public as any ever offered before.
C. S. HITTER,
Next west Gazette" Office.
Hamtilon, December 18, 1876.
SOLID Silver and Pearl Card
CASES at CHILD'S.


1 Cedar Decked Boat
Copper fastened,
With DINGY-Chain and Anchor Moorings.
Capacity about Seventy round barrels.
Bermuda Produce at the highest Market Value
will be taken in payment.
Apply at the Office of this paper.
Hamilton, May 29th, 1877.
BRONZE MEDAL AT THE
Universal Exhibition of Paris 1855,


; Bronze Medal at the Exhibition of Trieste, 1871,
Silver Medal at the Exhibition of Havre, 1868,
Silver Medal at the Exhibition of Paris, 1872,
Gold Medal at the Exhibition of Lyons, 1872,
Diploma of honor at the Maritime Exhibition, Pa-
l ris, 1875.


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MUSTARD PAPER
FOR SINAPISMS OR PLASTERS,
Adopted by the Hospitals of Pars, Field
and Military Hospital, by the
English Royal Navy and
the French National
Navy, &c.


To retain the whole of the properties of Mustard'
in its powdered state and to obtain easily in a few
moments a decided result 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-
gency renders it an invaluable remedy for various
disorders.
(Signed) A. BOUCHARDAT
Annuairetherapentique ann6e 1868, p. 204.
IMPORTANT NOTICE.
The precious quality of Rigollot's Paper in cases
of great gravity, is that of acting.very rapidly. It is
in important Healing Agent., To children, weak,
and narvouj persons, I strongly recommend the fol-
lowing method of graduating the action of the plas-
ter according to the will or condition of the patients
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.
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fragrance.
S IMMEiLS LAVENDER WATZR distilleJ from: Mit-
cham Flowers.
i RIMMEL'S TOILET VINEGAR, celebrated for its
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SRaMML'S EXTRACT Or LIMi JUICE AMD GLYCe-
. RINE, the best preparation for the Hair especially
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RIMMEL'S DUGONu OIL SOAP, psifumed with Aur.
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SRiMML's GLYCERINE HONY, WnSmOR, and
other Toilet Soaps.
SRMMEL'S ROSE WATER, CosTUME Ah'D FW.94AL.
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SRiMMEL'S VIOLET, RosE LEA0, Rico, and odier
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On Sale at the "Royal Gazette" Stationery
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Cures Ulcerated Sore Legs
Cures Blackheads or Pimples on Fae.
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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
its value.
Thousands of Testimonials from all Parts.
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Glycerine Cold Cream
IPure Glycerine Soap
SOAPs Marshmallow Soap
Elder Flower Soap
Carbolic Acid and Glycerine
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Medianval Perfume
ExTRACTOrs FOR TUE Jockey Club Bouquet
HANDKeRcHIEt Extract of Ylangilang
SEss. Boquet, &c., &o.
SMarrow Oil
POMADES Crystal Cream
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Supplement to the Bermuda Royal Gazette, Hamilton, Tuesday, July 3, 1877.


BERIUDA.

Proceedings of the Legislative
Council.
Friday, 29th June, 1877.-Pursuant to adjourn-
ment the House met.
Present,-
The Honorable William H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
Eugenius Harvey,
Henry Fowler, Receiver General,
Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Colonial Secretary,
George Somers Tucker.
The Senior Member present took the Chair.
The Bill entitled An Act to authorize the ap-
pointment of Commissioners to take Oaths in Chan-
cery," was read the third time, passed, and ordered
to be laid before His Honor the Acting Governor
by the Colonial Secretary.
The Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Act,
No. 22 of 1866, to amend the Act for preventing In-
juries and Annoyances on the Public Roads," was
read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Honorable Joseph H. Harvey in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
ment.
The House resumed and adopted the Report.
The Bill entitled An Act to continue the Ma-
rine Engine Inspection Act 1872," was read the
second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Honorable Eugenius Harvey in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend-
ment.
The House resumed and adopted the Report.
The following message from His Honor the Act-
ing Governor was delivered by the Colonial Secre-
tary:-
(No. 10.)
WILLIAM LAWTIE MORRISON,
Colonel Royal Engineers,
Acting Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Acting Governor herewith transmits to the
Legislative Council a copy of Lord Carnarvon's
Despatch dated March 3, 1877, conveying Her
Majesty's disallowance of the Act of the Bermuda
Legislature, No. 17 of 1876, entitled "An Act to
continue the Act providing Salaries for the Chief
Justice and Attorney General."
Government House, June 29, 1877.

Copr.
Jas. Tucker, C. S.
BERMUDA-No. 9.
DowNING STREET, 3rd March, 1877.
SIR,-1 have laid before the Queen the Act of
the Bermuda Legislature enclosed in your Despatch,
No. 85, of the 31st September last, entitled An Actf
to continue the Act. providing Salaries for the
Chief Justice and Attorney General."
I concur in your opinion and that of the Attor-
ney General respecting the future reduction of Sa-
laries contemplated by this Act. It would be diffi-
cult if not impossible, to secure the services of per-
sons properly qualified for these important posts at
the low remuneration of 600 and 3(0 respect-
ively; and on these grounds alone the Act appears
to me to be objectionable. But it is pointed out by
the Attorney General that by the 2nd Section the
Salary of the future holder of his Office is limited
to 300 including any allowance from Quit Rents,
and that as the Quit Rent Fund has hitherto been
entirely at the disposal of the Crown, a new feature
is thus introduced into the legislation of the Colo-
ny. This objection appears to me insuperable, as
it would be impossible for me to admit the right of
the Bermuda Legislature to question the disposal
of this fund; and under all the circumstances I
have felt it my duty to advise Her Majesty to ex-
ercise Her prerogative of disallowance in respect of
this Act, and the necessary Order in Council shall
be forwarded to you in due course.
I have the honor to be, Sir,
Your most obedient humble servant,


(Signed)
Governor Lefroy, C.B.,
&c-, &c., &c.


CARNARVON.


The Honorable George Somers Tucker presented
a Petition from Henry J. Watlington, Master of
the Barque Sir George F. Seymour, praying for con-
sideration of the loss falling on the crew of the
vessel by reason of the destruction of their clothes
by order of the Health Officer, in consequence of a
case of Small Pox having occurred on board.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, 3rd July, 1877.

BEIitNRMUDA..

Abstract of the Proceedings oJ the Honorable
House of Assembly.
Friday, 29th Jne.-Mr. Dill presented a Petition
numerously signed by Inhabitants of these Is-
lands, praying a reconsideration of the vote cast on
Friday last, in response to the Petition of the Quebec
and Gulf Ports Steamship Company, for reasons set
forth.
t Mr. S. C. Outeybridge moved that the Resolve
granting a sum to the Quebec and Gulf Ports
Steamship Company, be now read a third time.
Mr. Wilkinsen moved that the 3rd reading of the
Resolve be deferred until the Petition now in the
House be entertained-which was negatived.
Ayes 13--Messrs. S C Bell, J F Burrows, F M
Cooper, TN D)ill, R J P Darrell, N J Darrell, R D
Fraser, A J Frith, <4W J Frith, J Harnett, WS
Masters, T J Pearman, W H Wilkinson.
Nays 22-Messrs. J A Atwood, 'J Fowle, S B
Gray, E H Gosling, T H Gilbert, H G Hunt, S A
Harvey, J M Hayward, F A S Hunter, T W Mer-
cer, S A Masters, TD Middleton, TA Outerbridge,
S C Outerbridge, E Peniston, C Peniston, J WV
Pearman, J N Smith, S Saltus, T F J Tucker, R
Tynes, T J Wadson.
Mr. Outerbridge's motion was affirmed.
Ayes 22. Nays 13.
The Resolve was then read a third time.
Mr. Cooper moved that the sum "1,000" be
struck out of the Resolve and the sum 500" be
inserted instead-;whlch was negatived.
Ayes 14--Messrs. S C Bell, J F Burrows, F M
Cooper, T N Dill, R J P Darrell, N J Darrell, R
D Fraser, W J Frith, A J Frith, J Harnett, W S
Masters, T J Pearman, E Peniston, W H Wilkin-
son.
Nays 21-Messrs. J A Atwood, J Fowle, S B
Gray, E H Gosling, T H Gilbert, H G Hunt, S A
Harvey, J M Hayward, F A S Hunter, T W Mer-
cer, S A Masters, T D Middleton, T A Outerbridge,
S C Outerbiidg.. C Peniston, J W Pearman, J N
Smith, S SaLus, T F J Tucker, R Tynes, T J Wad-
son.
The Resolve was then passed.
Ayes 21. Nays 18.
The Bill to piir.i- for certain contingent charges
cf Govervi.eat, was tead a 2nd time.
The Attorney General moved that the House
do go into Committee to cou ider it-which was un-
gatived.
Ayes 10-Messrs. J Fowle, S B Gray, E H Gos-
ling, T H Gilbert, F A S Hunter, H G Hunt, S A
Harvey, T W Mercer,',T D Middleton, C Peniston
Nays 22-Messrs. J A Atwood, S C Bell, F M
Connor. i J P IParMlL. N J TDarroll. P N DilL R 1)


Fraser, W J Frith, A J Frith, J M Hayward, J
Harnett, W S Masters, S A Masters, T A Outer-
bridge, S C Outerbridge, E Peniston, J W Pear-
man, J N Smith, T F J Tucker, R Tynes, W II
Wilkinson, T J Wadson.
The Bill entitled "An Act to provide Salaries for
the Chief Justice and Attorney .General," was read
a third time and passed.
The House, on motion of Mr. Dill, resolved itself
into a Committee of the whole to take into conside-
ration the Message of His Honor the Acting Gover-
nor, No. 20, relating to the Receiver General's
Letter on the subject of Public Books of Accounts.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
Mr. Dill moved a Resolution as follows :
Resolved, that the non-compliance of the Receiver Gen-
eral to lay before this House the Public Book of Ac-
counts, in accordance with its request sanctioned by
precedent and practice exercised year by year for a
long period of time, is an invasion of an inherent privi-
lege of this House fully supported by Imperial Par-
liamentary usage, that all accounts and papers relat-
ing to finance, revenue and expenditure may be ob-
tained by a direct order from either House of Parlia-
ment and which has never heretofore been questioned,
far less by the Executive Government.
Mr. S.C. Outerbridge moved that the Committee
rise and ask for leave to sit again--which was a-
greed to.
The House resumed.
The Chairman obtained leave to sit again.
The Attorney General moved "that it is expedi-
ent that the Resolutions which have been read
be printed in the Minutes and that the decision of
the House on them be postponed until the second
day of meeting next week in order that members
may have an opportunity of considering them be-
fore voting on them"-which was agreed to.
1. Resolved, that the non-compliance of the Receiver
General to lay before this House the Public Books of
Accounts, in accordance with its request sanctioned
by precedent and practice exercised year by year for
a very long period of time, is an invasion of an in-
herent privilege of this House fully supported by Im-
perial Parliamentary usage, that all accounts and pa-
pers relating to finance, revenue and expenditure
may be obtained by a direct order from either House
of Parliament and which has never heretofore been
questioned, far less opposed by the Executive Gov-
ernment.
2. Resolved, that the Colonial Law on the subject, in
the opinion of this House, was undoubtedly in spirit
intended to secure to each Branch of the Legislature
this right and privilege so continuously exercised by
the Popular Branch thereof.
3. Resolved, that any attempt to subvert this reason-
able Construction of the Law cannot be viewed by
this House in any other light than a breach of the
Constitutional privilege of the Representatives of
the People of these Islands to hold a wholesome
check at all times on the monetary state of the Trea-
sury, and ought not to be sanctioned by the Executive
of these Islands.
4. Resolved, that the manner in which this attempt
has been initiated and sanctioned must necessarily
create the grave distrust of this Branch of the Legis-
lature' and calls for the most anxious and jealous
watchfulness over the managment of the Revenue
Department.
5. That a Committee be appointed to inquire into, and
report upon the most expedient mode of further pro-
cedure in this matter.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge moved that the Receiver
General be ordered to iay the Public Books of Ac-
counts before the House on Monday next at 1
o'clock, P. M.-whihh was affirmed.
Ayes 26-Messrs. J A Atwood, S C Bell, F M
Cooper, R J P Darrell, N J Darrell, T N Dill, R D
Fraser, W J Frith, A J Frith, H G Hunt, S A
Harvey, J M Hayward, J Harnett, T W Mercer,
W S Masters, S A Masters, T A Outerbridge, S C
Outerbridge, J XV Pearman, T J Pearman, E Pen-
iston, [J N Smith, T F J Tucker, R Tynes, W H
Wilkinson, T J Wadson.
Nays 3-Messrs. S B Gray, E H Gosling, T D
Middleton.
Mr. Dill introduced a Bill to guard against fraud
in Shipments of Produce from these Islands-
which was read a first time.
, The Attorney General introduced a Bill for the
better security of life on board of British Ships--
which was read a first time.


Adjourned to Monday next.

Monday, 2nd July.-Mr. Thomas F. J. Tucker,
presented a Petition from Henry J. Watlington,
Master of the Barque Sir George F. Seymour,"
setting forth that the Seamen of his Ship had suf-
fered a loss in their Clothing, valued at 21 16/8,
destroyed by ordei of the Health Officer as a pres-
ervative of the Public Health from the spreading of
Small Pox, a case of which had existed on board the
said Barque, and praying relief in the Premises.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge moved the following:
"The Receiver General having on Friday last been
ordered to lay the Public Books of Account before
the House of Assembly at 1 o'clock P. M. this day,
and having failed to do so I move, that the Receiver
General be now ordered to attend at the Bar of the
House forthwith to explain the causes of his
neglect.
Mr. Cooper moved that the House do go into
Committee to consider the matter-which was a-
greed to.
Mr. S. A. Harvey took the Chair of the Com-
mittee.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
A Message from His Honor the Acting Gov-.
ernor :
(No. 21.)
WILLIAM LAWTIE MORRISON,
Colonel Royal Engineers,
Acting Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The Acting Governor transmits to the House of
Assembly a Communication, dated 2nd March,
1877, from the Agent, at New York, of the Quebec
and Gulf Ports Steam Ship Comdany, in which a
request is made for a refund to the Company of the
Sea Postage, from 1st October, 1876, of 2 Cents per
J oz. on letters, and of 1 Cent per 4 ozs. on News-
papers.
By the New York Mail Act of 1875, the Govern-
ment was authorized to conclude a Postal Conven-
tion with the Government of the United States of
America for the transmission of Mails direct from
these Islands to the United States ; and, under the
Convention of 1st October, 1876, the U. S. Govern-
ment ceased to pay the Company any Sea Postage
upon letters and newspapers from Bermuda to New
York, and the whole of such postage was received ''
by the Treasury of the Colony. '
The sea postage for letters between the 1st Octo-
ber, 1876, and 28th June, 1877, amounted to 201
16/1, but the amount of that for newspapers the
Post Master General is unable to furnish.
Theie should then be refunded to the Steam Ship
Company as follows :
Sea postage on letters between those
dates at 2 cents per J oz. 56 13 5
Do. on Newspapers at 1 cent per 4 ozs. 1 15 9

58 9 2
By an order, however, of the Governor and
Council, issued in accordance with the 4th Clause
of the New York Mail Act of 1875, a sum of twenty
shillings was paid out of the Post Office Revenue
tor each Mail conveyed by the Company's vessels
between the dates before mentioned, and such pay-
ment amounting to 17 0/0, must therefore be de-
ducted from the sum due to the Company, leaving
a balance in its favor of 41 9/2. There being no
authority under the Post Office Act of 1864, or the
New York M*il Ant. af 187i tin reianhnma the


Steam Ship Company, the Acting Governor recorm-
mends that the House should make provision for
the payment of this equitable claim.
Mt. Langton, 2nd July, 1877.
Adjourned to Wednesday next.

Orders .-
The Resolution relating to the Public Books of
Accounts.
Governor's message relating to mails to the Uni-
ted States by the Contract Steamer.

VITAL STATISTICS.


Dr. Richardson, a celebrated hygieist, who is
about to build a City on a plan to secure the high-
est attainable amount of hygienic perfection; and
the inhabitants of which, it is confidently promised,
will live much longer than the rest of the world,
has recently been analysing the Registrar General's
Reports to determine the relative length of life en-
joyed by the various trades and professions in Eng-
land.
The results are sufficiently curious and interesting
to furnish food for reflection. The years 1860 to
1862 are those selected, and there seems to be no
reason to doubt that those three years afford aver-
age results.
Taking the standard of deaths at 100 for the pur-
poses of comparison the Doctor finds that the com-
parative range of deaths in the various trades and
professions starts at 63 and rises to 143, that is to say,
given an equal number of members of the respec-
tire trades and professions, of one profession or trade
63 persons will die to 143 persons of another. These
are the minimum and maximum numbers of deaths
but there are the nicest gradations between the two
figures, the whole number of occupations which
furnish returns for the enquiry being upwards of 70.
Few people we think were prepared to hear that
tried by this standard the barristers are the longest
living of all trades and professions. Their relative
number of deaths in the three years being 63 only,
the standard being 100. Next to them come the
Clergy of the Established Church, whose deaths were
71, and next to them, but at a marked interval,
other Protestant Ministers who died at the rate of
75.
The next in gradation are as follows :-
Grocers ................. ............... 76
Grocers and general dealers.............. 77
Farmers and Graziers................... 85
Civil Engineers......................... 86
Booksellers and Publishers............... 87
Wheelwrights ................. .... 88
SilkManufacturers..................... 89
Carpenters and Agricultural and other' 91
labourers ................... ..... )
Bankers................................. 92
Male domestic servants................. 93
Sawyers................................. 95
Brass manufacturers..... .........
Papermakers......................... 96
Musical Instrument Makers.........
Gunsmiths and Blacksmiths.............. 97
Shoemakers ......................
Iron and Steel Manufacturers .......... 98
Tanners and Curriers..................
Bakers ....................... .. ....... 99
Engine and Machine makers............ ,100
Wool and Worsted manufacturers.......
Here we have reached the standard and so far it
appears that of equal numbers of barristr's and en-
gine makers in any given period would die, or
rather during the 3 years in question there did die,
63 of the former and 100 of the latter.
The figures after passing 100 are not less interest-
ing. Iron, copper, tin and lead manufacturers gave
101 deaths. Roman Catholic Priests gave 103 and
then the figures run as follows :-
Millers ..................... .......... 103
Watchmakers ...... ....................104
Tobacco manufacturers .................. 105
Physicians ........................... 106
Shipbuilders....... ..............
Messengers, Porters............. .....107
Coachmakers, Rope makers............ .
Drapers.............................. 108
Tailors, Cotton Flax and Silk manufacturers 109
Druggists and Commercial Travellers...... 110
Commercial Clerks, Butchers.............. 111
Carvers and Gilders .................... 112
Farriers................................. 113
Miners, Cotton and Flax manufacturers 115
and Printers.................... ) 115I
Bookbinders......................... 116
Glassmakers, Fishmongers ................119
Plumbers and Painters................... 120
Railway Engine Drivers and Officers and
servants ... . ............... .
Tool and file makers, Harbor and Dock 121
Laborers......................... .
Hatters, Coppersmiths, Needlemakers...... 123
Manufacturing Chemists, Dye and Co-
lour makers....................... 124
H airdressers...... ...................... 127
Bargemen............ .......... ... .... 129
Carmen, Carriers, Draymen, Grooms,)
Horse Keepers.................... 131
Inn and Hotel Keepers, Earthenware man-)
ufacturers...... ................. 138
Coachmen (not domestic) and Cabmen.....143
Of the whole number the barristers are the long-
est and the public coachmen and cabmen the short-
est livers. The former live twice as long as the
Hairdressers, and the Clergy of the Established
Church twice as long as the Cabmen.
But what is more remarkable is that Physicians
are very low in the scale, the relative number of
deaths among them being to those among the Law-
yers were as 106 to 63. Another significant figure is
the rate of mortality among the unmarried Roman
Catholic Priests to that of the Clergy of the Estab-
lished Church most of whom probably are married.
71 of the latter die to 103 of the former. From this
the conclusion may probably be drawn that the
cares and anxieties, and even the embarrassments,
of a married clergy, are not so fatal as the want of
domestic comfort and care incident to the unmar-
ried clergy. It may not be so easy to account for
the excess of mortality in the Protestant Noncon-
formist Clergy over those of the Church of England,
but the excess is very small.

Tna FIRE AT ST. JOHn, N.B.-We stated in our


last issue that the destructive fire which commen-
ced in the City of St. John, on the afternoon of the
20th ultimo, was still burning at 1-80 a.m,., of the.
21st, the latest date thence. By the New York pa-.
pers now before us we learn that the raging element
Swas not checked. by human means, but continued
.the course it was pursuing-the wind being.aL N.
W.-till it bad destroyed everythi!itAco Id feed on,
Courtenay Bay on one side and th'eA arbour on the
other, being the barriers.
Two thirds of the City has been destroyed, which
includes the business portion; and the banks,
churches, hotels, theatres, stores and residen-
ces are involved in one common destruction.
Byjthe closestestimate thatcould be made theamoun t
ot property destroyed, is put at between $7,500,000
and $8,000,000, of this amount the insurance will
cover about 55 per cent, leaving a dead loss of lit-
tle less than half the total value of the property.
We are glad to notice that at Bangor, Me., Hali-
fax, N.S., Montreal, and other places, measures
were being taken to forward food to the houseless
and starving sufferers. In less than half an hour
from the opening of a public meeting at Halifax
810,000 were subscribed and several cart loads of
provisions were forwarded by the Intercolonial
Railroad. 1000 barrels flour, 100 barrels of
beef and a car load of bread, wete wpomptly for.
warded by the GranA Trunk Railway to St., John
frome Maitreal.


One Day Later from the United States
and Europe.
Captain Mayor, of the Packet Brigantine Exeen-
eor, who arrived on Thursday last, in five days from
New York, kindly handed us a copy of the New
York Jerald of the 22nd ultimo, furnishing one
day's later dates from America and Europe. The
news is of great importance.
Gold in New York on 22nd, 105iths.
Delaware and Hudson Canal Company 284.
Four more Molly Maguire's" have been hung
at Pottsville, Pa. It is generally believed that the
hanging of these 12 men will put a stop to assassi-
nations in the coal regions of Pennsylvania which
have been so frequent of late years.
Mr. Senator Spencer and some friends who went on
a prospecting tour to the Black Hills, and to lay the
foundation of a great city in the gold mining region,
were so frightened as to their position in reference
to the Indians have sent to the Secretary of War
at Washington for troops for the protection of them
and also of the settlers. Additional Indian com-
plications are apprehended.

PROGRESS OF THE WAR.
Fuller particulars are given in our despatches to-
day of the important battle in Armenia, the essen-
tial facts of which were reported in the Herald of
yesterday. The fight at Zerdikhan was the first
general action of the war, and a force of eight
thousand Turkish infantry, with artillery, was there
so'badly beaten that it seems to have gone to pieces.
As the fall of Erzeroum was before imminent this
decisive event will render it inevitable. From all
the details received of the position of Montenegro
that little State appears to be making a gallant fight
against the superior numbers of the Turks. The
latest accounts confirm the report of a complete
Montenegrin victory at Martinitza, where the Turk-
ish force was annihilated. It is said that the Czar
regards the result of the Montenegrin struggle with
great concern, and this fact exhibits him in full
sympathy with the whole Christian world. Con-
stantinople despatches say that the Turks have
seventy thousand men in Montenegro. They may
have half that number; but if these men were in
Armenia how much more effectively they might
fight for the Moslem cause! Armenia is vital to
the Empire; Montenegro is not. Clearly the
power that first makes mad the men who are to be
ruined may be credited with the inspiration of the
Turkish policy that, come what may, Montene-
gro must be conquered. One of the presumed pur-
poses of so large a force in the northwestern prov-
inces is, moreover, that they should be handy to
prevent Russian operations in the western passes,
and they seem likely to fail even in that, since, if
there shall prove to be any basis of truth in the re-
ports in regard to the passage through Servia of the
Russians, they can be so suddenly in front of So-
phia that the Moslems in Montenegro will be help-
less against them. Heavy firing is in progress all
along the Danube. The Turks are mightily afraid
of the Russian torpedoes. Austria is fast concen-
trating her troops on the frontier in anticipation of
a Russian move into Servia. The report of slight
Turkish successes at Bajazid and Van are offset by
another that the Kurds are deserting by thousands
to the Russians. The reported discovery of an at-
tempt to destroy the Suez Canal is a queer story.
It will naturally not be immediately believed. In
fact it has the appearance of an invention intended
as a preliminary excuse to precautionary" move-
ments on the part of England.-N. Y. Herald, June
22.

PLOTS AGAINST THE SUEZ CANAL.--The Cairo cor-
respondent of the Herald telegraphs that the gov-
ernment of the Khedive has discovered the exis-
tence of a plot that may exert a considerable in-
fluence on the future of the war. Several evil
disposed persons have entered into a conspiracy
with the object of destroying the passage of the Suez
Canal by blowing in the banks with nitro-glycerine
at a point between Ismalia and Port Said.
The discovery of this conspiracy has created con-
siderable excitement and the Egyptian government
is seriously alarmed. The most stringent measures
of precaution have been adopted to foil the conspir-
ators. The Khedive has appointed a commission
for the defence of the Canal, with General Stone
Pacha as President. Admiral McKellop Pacha,
Admiral Frederigo Pacha and Captain Morice are
the other members of the Commission. Troops
will patrol the banks, and every possible effort
will be made to prevent the carrying out of the de-
sign.
The English government has taken alarm and
requested the Khedive to watch the canal with re-
newed vigilance. It was in compliance with this
request that the commission was appointed. The
publication of this fact will probably arouse public
opinion in PEngland to such an extent that the gov-
ernment will be called upon to despatch troops for
the protection of the canal, and thus the British
government will be supplied with the pretext they
have been waiting for. It remains to be seen in
what light Russia and the Mediterranean States
would regard an English occupation of Egypt.

THE BURIALS BILL -In the House of Lords on
the 21st ultimo, the Duke of Richmond announced
the withdrawal by the Government of the Burials
Bill.
THE INDIAN BUDGET.-In the House of Com-
mons on the 21st ultimo, the Indian Budget was
introduced. A resolution was agreed to author-
ising the Marquis of Salisbury, Secretary of State
for India, to raise $25,000,000 on the credit of
the Indian revenues to cover deficits arising from


successive famines, depreciation of silver and in-
creasing depression of trade.
The Standardin its leading editorial on the 22nd
denies that the government intend to ask sup-
plementary credit for the protection of British
interests in the East.

LONDON, June 22.-Great activity is displayed by
both armies all along the line of the Danube. Kala-
fat was bombarded yesterday afternoon, and desperate
artillery engagements have taken -place at several
points. The firing was especially heavy at Rutscbuk
yesterday. The crossing is expected at any moment
and the Turkish infantry are completely equipped and
confidently awaiting the hour of action.
Alarms at Rutschuk.-The Herald correspondent at
Rutschuk reports that night alarms are frequent at
that point. The authorities are in dread of torpedo
attacks on the gunboats lying there, and keep the
:garrison continually pn the qui vive.
kii'n'ishing oan the River.--Sixty Turks landed
near Kalarash on Wednesday night. They were at.
tacked: by Russians and were nearly all killed or
wounded after an obstinate resistance.
Everything ready for the crossing.-Barges used for
transporting corn on the Danube have been transform-
ed into floating blockhouses for conveying infantry
across the river, and made proof against bullets and
fragments of shells. The Roumauian army has fully
completed its arrangements and is ready for the mot
d'ordre. The flat lands along the Danube which were
covered with water are now free, but it will require a
week or ten days for the muddy surface to become dry
enough for road making. The weather is hot and dry.
The Kurds in Revolt.-Xccording to the Herald
special from Vienna the Porte is organizing 12,000
flying cavalry against the Kurds, who are joining the
Russians by thousands. The Mlaharmmedanism of the
Kurds is not of a radical kind, and they have evident-
ly concluded to waive any slight religious objections
to the Russians they may have for the sake of making
such terms with the conquerors as may be o* the great-
est adrvatage to them..


Reported Turkish successes.-The special correspon-
dent of the Herald at Pera telegraphs that it is repor-
ted there that the Turks have driven the Russians out
of Van and B-jazid. This reads like the news from
Ardahan a few days ago.
Servia massing Troops.-The Servian government
is sending to the north-eastern frontier all the Servian
civil and military officers conversant with the Russian
tongue. The opinion is gaining ground that theRus-
sians are no longer averse to crossing the Danube be-
tween Turn-Severin and Gladova. It is thought pos-
sible that the Austrian Court might be induced to leave
Eastern Servia to the Russian troops, on condition that
the other provinces were left to Emperor Francis
Joseph's control.
A chat with the Czar.-Prince Milan was very kind-
ly received by the Czar, who listened with areat at-
tention to his account of the difficulties in which Ser-
via is placed. The Czar assured Prince Milan that
Servia might always reckon on his sympathies. No
opportunity seems to have been given Prince Milan to
express himself directly, much less to receive any in-
instructions; but according to information reaching
Vienna the opinion of the Czar and his government
still is that Servia should not stir. As for any positive
prohibition there can he no question of that, for by so
doing Russia would take upon herself a responsibility
she has been always careful to avoid.
More explanations to the Porte.-Nf. Cristics, the
Servian representative at Constantinople, has renewed
his declarations of Servia's neutrality. HIe denies that
the Servian government will allow the Russians to
march through Servia.
Austria trusts her not.-Notwithstanding Servian
promises Austrian militia to the number of fifteen bat.
talions have been called and take-n up a position near
Negotin. The Servian forces are now calculated to be
really equal in number to the Turkish forces at
Widdin. Austrian intervention in Servia waspublicly
discussed in Vienna last night as expected very short-
ly.
Has not moved yet.-The statement that occupation
of Turkish territory by Austrian troops is imminent is
denied in official circles in Vienna. The mobilization
of army corps is also denied. A Vienna correspondent
denies the report of the mobilization of the Servian
militia.
Austria's hour for action nigh.-A Vienna despatch
confirms the report that Russia has invited Austria to
make military preparations for the purpose of pre-
venting the Montenegrins from being utterly crushed.
The Austrian Foreign Office is not inclined to move in
the matter. The correspondent adds :-" Certain
signs in Ministerial quarters, however, point to the
probability that the moment is considered close at
hand when further inaction on the part of Austria
might unfavorably prejudice her future position in
connection with the solution of the Oriental question."
Another version.-The Post's despatch from Vienna
says there has been considerable word splitting on the
matter of Austrian military preparations. On to-day's
Bourse an official representative of the government
denied the statement which was first published by the
Ministerial remdenblatt that two army corps were about
to be mobolized., The official Abendpost, however,
did not contain any contradiction. It is known that
large detachmer:'s have been watching the frontier
since last year. Some increase in their number would
suffice, especially it, as is semi-cAfcially asserted to-
night, no action bat merely demonstrai;G,: was in-
tended.
Further explanations.-The Times Vienna corres-
pondent explains the origin of the rumours relative to
the mobilization of the Austrian troops, which almost
caused a panic in Vienna yesterday. Every year lihe
says since the commencement of the troubles on the
Dalmatian and Croabian frontier, which extends 500
English miles, it has been occupied by four divisions
who, on a peace footing, only numbers 25.000 men.
All that has been done was to consult with Radich and
Molinari about eventually placing these four divisions
or two army corps on a war footing.

LONDON, June 22.-The Herald correspondent
at Berlin telegraphs that the relations between Ger-
many and France are increasing in coolness, so
much that the reserve is perceptible in all the com-
munications from the former Power. It is stated
that Prince Hohenlohe, German Ambassador at
Paris, has recently been instructed, restricting his
social intimacy with President MacMabon's entour-
age, ordering him to hold aloof from the clerical cli-
ques and their dames d'Etat. The German govern-
ments, despite the pacific assurances of the Due De-
cazes, continues to mistrust the clerical-monarchi-
cal tendency of DeBroglie's Cabinet.
A WARNING IN TIME.
Although no signs of a serious storm are yet ap-
parent, it is clear the French Ministers ought to
pay close attention to Germany's diffident reserve
and accept it as a warning.
In the French Senate at Versailles yesterday, M.
Jules Simon,recently Presidentof the Council, spoke
in justification of the late Ministry. He said com-
plaints respecting his conduct of public business
were mere pretexts. The real cause of the fall of
his Ministry was that it had been in harmony with
the republican majority. M. Simon declared he was
pained to see the rules of parliamentary government
trampled under foot with terrible unceremonious-
ness. The present proposal for the dissolution of
the Chamber was intended to complete the ruin of
parliamentary government.
He appealed to the Duke de Broglie to repudiate
his intention of setting up official candidacies and
to disavow the disgraceful language of papers which
proposed to sweep away the Republic. He conclu-
ded that the Ministers would not and could not be


Bonapartists, but were neither legitimistsncr or-
leanists. They were an ambiguous government,
and the Republic would finally triumph. (There
was applause which lasted several minutes).
The Duke de Broglie demonstrated that the pro-
posal for dissolution was not contrary to the con-
stitution. lie said:-" President MacMabon is in
harmony with the tendencies of the majority of the
Senate. Do not abandon him." In reference to
the charge that the Ministers are not republicans,
the Duke said they kept within the spirit of the
constitution. In reference to other accusations he
said the Ministers were sincerely attached to the
Church, but they disowned no principle of public
law. None of them desired to compromise the
country in religious intrigues or war on religious
questions. He concluded :-,' The country will not
hesitate between President MacMahon and the Dic-
tator of Bordeaux, the chief of the radical army."
The debate was adjourned until to-morrow.
The discussion upon the report of the bureaus in
favor of the dissolution of the Chamber of Deputies
was begun in the Senate yesterday. Victor Hugo,
in a long speech, pointed out. the importance of the
Senate in a conflict between the powers of the
State.
In the Chamber of Deputies Baron de Saint-Paul,
Bonapartist, asked M. Leon Renaulh whether, ina
consideration of the payment of a million francs. he
had not undertaken to facilitate the entrance of the
Count de Chambord as King into Paris in 1875.
M. Renault denied the accusation. There was
great excitement in the Chamber over this incident.
It is believed M. Renault has sent M. de Saint-
Paul a challenge.
The Chamber subsequently refined to vote direct
taxes, but unanimously voted suppl',nmentary grants
to the Ministry of War, the repoie' of the Budget
Committee observing that although the Chambers
refused to pass any vote which would imply con-
fidence in the government, it was disposed to vote
all that was necessary for the conduct of the pub-
lic service.




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