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Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: D.M. Lee
Place of Publication: Hamilton Bermuda
Publication Date: -1920
Frequency: three times a week[jan. 1910-dec. 1920]
weekly[ former 1828-]
semiweekly[ former -dec. 1909]
three times a week
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Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: Bermuda Islands -- Hamilton
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1828?
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 93, no. 153 (Dec. 30, 1920).
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (Jan. 22, 1828).
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Volume ID: VID00134
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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BERMUDA COMMiERIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


c. r; ... .. STAT SU~ER VIAS ATIQIrYAs 24s per Ann


1Hamillon, Bermunda, Tuesda?,, July 10, 1877.


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AOOCK YAR0

Sotice.
AT8.ED P"T-D-ERS, in duplicate, will be
Received at my OrFICE until Noon of i
S-inursday 12th July next,
For the Supply of the undermentioned


For the Dockyard Horses (four in'
number), fi 'n: 1st August, 1877, to
31st July, 1879,-viz.:
BRAN........
CORN ........ In monthly supplies.
OATS, Black,.
S-'.. Y........... In quarterly supplies.
To be delivered on the Wharf at Hamilton.
Tenders to state price as follows ;-


Bran, per bagof 5 b
I. "Corn, 2
Oats, and Hay per U1
thereon ere'ed woundedd on the ', and -
.\,. '- by Lands formerly of the F' of Envelo.p- to be marked
T'.--. R. Tucker, c-cosed, now of Thomas der- "
William u.l-t; on tie -..u and Sovth-east by B' B
the 'Waters the.Ga c ...s.. 1 -and also on the A
outh a", Ia.s hold. Ei"zabetf. Hinson
... on the by T..- of John Her Majesty's Dockyard, )
I .,, .. l- .::. .,:: and by Lands I n 18th June, 1877. j
the occupation or posso1so oot johnm Basden,
or how otherwise ... sid Tfact or Parcel. of Seq i t
Land wi.tb. the." '. eon may be bound- a ,(i
ed or o11 ght to b.' .
T. ROT ', IMMEDIAi

25th June, 3-.;o#. Shipw r
.. .. .. ............. W ges 7/6 per
r'OM HOI;idor Via 11a. Steady employment for tw
; NNore but good workmen ne
^ *? I ^.')l!:c1tion to be made at
Just i i ; Oli i.:kvard.
A 1 -. ,A LPA C( AS 23rd June, 1877.
i3 ;,.^ COB iGS *
11rFinal N
SI ao;rocU se ., I ',,;* C.LO 1 1
,,li -Cacsed -' \ VItC
V CA:7TIAN'S P ER SONS having
~'ii : *,.^r. .t 4 At' n0to31Ast D cc
JA. CONV.1i'-; DN"AZP r"11 R11( t


IF i i TAN)A.NAis
AN i. h 811,10.19 100 and tColored
Unheacbedi and .UU'YNSa ;.vI
t yv s ar' j nd price.


perior Aqsm;4rmnet of
American CO IiTJNS, whitu
SilerGrey

Sit ;K a, ..LO nd hm
SI x SI N 11 --,
FANS, &c., &v:H H FC
R.ITY,


a Su-

and


'et En~d,


ushels.
00 lbs.
S"Tender for Fod-
1',;,1t/
L. VIZARD,
Storekeeper.


i, Dock

ELY,
rights,
diem,
o months ensured.
ed apply.
Master Shipwright's


otice.

receive ed their
r., 1876, and not ar-
dn cnn ifr


r(Iu w m L C i Ju V a'( to i uiIi u o o
FRIDAY, the 20th Inst.
Parties having Accounts against the Under-
signed will please render same on or before
above date.
DONALD M'PHEE LEE.
'Royal Gazette' Office, Hamilton,
July 3, 1877.

Notice.
A L Persons having just )EMANDS against
the Estate of the late Worshipful JOSIEPH
D. EVANS, J.P., are requested to forward the
same, addressed to the undersigned to the care
of B. E. DICKINSON, ESqR., on or before 31st
'.. of July instant, and all Persons INDE BlT-
EU to the said Estate are hereby notified that


St. Georg'e's, JunI 1 :.; I their respective AMOUNTS must he paid by the
...... .....above mentioned date.
Notice of Removal. SAIJEL'T. WhITE,
"rvlef O ROITOV R. SAMUEL T. WHITE,
SWM. E. HITTER,
B. E.DICKINSON,
STHE ,;nce ;' -d boegs to Executor8 to said Estate,
his ; ',;-:. ain the i .blie I.'y that Hamilton, Bermuda, July 3rd, 1877.-Im
he h. s removed his
Ihe hs Regular Quarterly Meeting of the
3 YOUNG MENs' FRIENDLY INSTITUTION, will
E : T-|jLIS '.lEN-, hbe held at the OD-) FELLOWS' HtALL, on
Tuesday Evening, 10th Instant, commencing at
from his old Stand in Reid Streez, to FRONT 7'30 P.5.
IR over the ---: of 1. Ii By Order of the President,
Esqr.
kCA IP IAGES ?,;.'e -and Trimmed in all HENRY SWAN,
the latest vIes. FUR";?.Ui E 1's E U ;s-rd Secretary.
and MATTRLSSES made. July 2nd, 1877.
All fr,., sent to the above Establishment
will be executed with nealness and despatch.
1(. 'V. 3 U. TLE TT, Continues to 'GIV LESsONS
Front "',- .,..:,' ','25, 1877. f M ZO & D D Wa.0'0
.FoB r r t During the Morning Hlours.
-Or it.e For Terms apply at the Office of the Royal
Gnzette."
In the Town of Hamilton, a Core' June 25, 1877.
fortabie and Convenient Sy ituatd -.
Sa n BiEMUDA, Alias (
--1 OE S' ISLA N D S.
.Comprising Eight ^ms, ".hc ,- Four By His Honor Colonel WILLIAM
Comprng Eight ooms, -... our L MORRISON, R E., Acting
Bed Rooms. ,,u;. Gm, Parliament Street,
near the Po ice, Offee. Governor, Commander-in- Chief,
Plese apply ahe a gazette" Office, Vice Admiral and Ordinary, in
June 265-. and over these Islands, 4c., fc.,
F 0 ) '0 o 0t /iIREEAS ELIZABETH BROWN,
has prayed for Administration, on the
7T7 0 e-i, .r P'r t. Estate of CHARLES BROWN, late of St.
Georges Parish, in these Islands, Tavern Keeper
deceased.
The Barque This is therefore to give notice, that if any
1 R. Person or Persons can shew any just cause why
^^ Y1 f &, the said Administration should not be granted


HIENMY J. WATLINGTON, M.-,
Will Sail tor the above Port,
On or about the I Sth Inst.
For Freight or "ansage,
Application to be wade ft
J. H. TRINIINGHAM & SONS,
Ilamilton, 2nd July, I8:,--3


unto the said ELIZABETH B
she, or they, are to file his, her, or t
writing, in the Secretary's Office of
within Fifteen days from the public
otherwise the said Administration w
accordingly.
JAMES-TU
colt
Dated at the Secretary's Office,
this 2nd day of July, 1877.


ROWN, he,
heir Caveat in
these Islands
cation hereof,
'ill be granted


) ;kK ti u,
onial Secretary.


47 Front Street,
Under the VICTORIA HOTEL,
3 GREJIT 1 ND GRAAD

Clearance Sale,
AT THE
Hamilton Clothing Emporium.
CLOTHING for Men
CLOTHING for Youths
CLOTIIING for Boys
CLOTHING for Children
CLOTHING in great Variety
Gentlemen's White SI RTS-a long variety-
at prices ranging from 2/0 and 3/Il, up.
wards
Gentlemen's Oxford SHIRT., from 4s. up
Men's Working SiilRTS from 111l and 1/6 up.
The Hamilton Clothing Emporium 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 Consignment of 10
Cases CLOTIING(, ii V,'S, and BOOTS, ex
"Alpha," and also 3 Cases, 1 Cask, and 15
Packages, just received per "Reullura," from
London, we have prolonged the Clearance
Sale," and have made a further reduction in
our prices.
The Emporium must be Closed The
Stock must be Cleared !
June 25, 1877.

Notice,
A LL DEMANDS against the
Ax Estate of the late ALBERTP JOHN
BURCH of D)evonshire Parish, are requested
to be rendered to the Undersigned by FRIDAY
20th Instant, for Examination; and all those
INDEBTED) to said Estate are requested to
make Payment by said date.
THOSE. V1. BURRH,
Administrator.
July 2, 1877.-2 pd.

Notice.
LL Persons having just DEMANDS against
the Estate of RICHIARD 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.

tieceived from I
Via Halijax.


London,


Ladies' and Gentlemen's

SKid BOOTS,
Men's BLUCHERS,
COSTUMES and MATERIAL for Ditto
And other GOODS Suitable for the Season.
T. M. JONES.
June 26th, 1877.-v3w

For Rent,


In the Town of Ilamilton a Comfortable
Dwelling House,
Situated on the Corner of Parliament and Dun-
donald Stroes, lately occupied by the Control
Officers,
For Particulars please apply to
T. N. ROBERTS,
Reid Street.
June 25, 1877.
PEA, DESK, and POCKET
KNIVES.
A Variety of the above by the" SIR GEORGE
F. SEYMOUR,"'9
]From London,
At the Royal Gazette" Stationery Store.
flamilton, June 26, 1877.

For Sale.
A 1'- -


Av rine

Mg filch CO W,
Quiet and kind in every respect. Calf just off.
Sold for no fault whatever.
Further particulars apply at the Store of W.
BLUCK, ESQ.., to
J. H. MASTERS.
' Hamilton, June 11, 1877.

Wanted
Potatoes, Onions asnd
Tomatoes,


For which highest market prices will be paid.
JOHN F. BURROWS.
Hamilton, 2nd April, 1877.


For Sale.


The Undersigned Offer
The Undermentioned,
VIZ,:
Hhds. Tietces and Barrels
choice S U G I.,
Sacks CHARCOAL
Ex Rover," from Demerara.


BBLS.
Bags
Portland


ALSO, IN STORE,
Family FLOUR
CORN and BRAN
& Rosendale CEMENTS


rind
Their usual Stock of
CHOICE LUMBER,
For CASH only.
S S. INGHAM & CO.
Hamilton, 26th June, 1877.

Notice.


j1 IiER.lING to our Advertisement bearing
date 12th March last, we give notice that
our Business
Will be continued until 30th Sep.
member next.
All just DEMANDS against us will be paid
on presentation, and we shall feel obliged to
those INDIEBTED to us, if they will make pay-
ment on or before the above date.
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
Hlamilton, June 26, 1877.-4

WANTED
100 Bls. Mixed POTATOES,
Apply to
S. S. INGHAM & CO.
hlamilton, July 3rd, 1877.*

'Teneriffe Onion Seed.

I HE Undersigned has assumed
the Agency of the late MR. JOHN D.
BELL'S
ONION SEED,
And expects to receive the usual Supply of that
Article in September next.
L( Parties whose names have been on Mr.
Bell's List for a considerable period, will please
inform the Unders'gned 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.

To be Sold at a Bargain.
-C-
S.* CCedar 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.
I lamilton, May 29th, 1877.


C -kirnney


Sweeping.


11 H E Undersigned having re-
ceived a Patent CHIMNEY SWEEP-
ING MACIIINE from New York, is prepared
to
Sweep Chimneys
At Moderate Rates in any part of the Island.
GEORGE OAKLEY.
Hamilton, April 2nd, 1877.

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


Situated in the reaf'of the Town of Hamilton.
For further particulars apply to MR. JAMES
WATKINS, on Union Street,
June 19, 1877.
I OR REJV T.

That desirable Property in Paget's
Called
Hillgrove."
Immediate possession given.
For Terms apply to
ANDREW TURNBULL,
Hamilton.
May I1 1877,


colonial Secretary's Office,
JUNE 28, 1877.
I HE 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.
(In force to June 30th, 1878.)
JAMES TUCKER,
3 Colonial Secretfry.

Notice.

THE 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,


P. NESS,
Colonial 9&reyor.


Hamilton, 25th June, 1877.

J Boots & Shoes.

NOW OPEN,
AIr TRIE OLD s TAlD,
A Large Assortment of Ladies',
Gents'. Misses', Boys' and Children's

3toot0 & ^lorE%,
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 12th, 1877.

i7ber i P$i1o0%.
Highest Centennial Award.
rl- 1, Judges in the report said: '" It semas
undisputed that WEBER has distanced all.
competition, and must be to-day recognized as the
Piano-maker par excellence of the world, and the
musical jury has but stamped the seal of the
American Centennial Exhibition upon the gener-
ally awarded verdict of every vocalist and musi-
cian by the award which gives the medal to A.
WEBER, of New York, for sympathetic, fine and
rich tone combined with greatest power as shown
in three styles, Grand, Square and Upright Pi-
anos, which show intelligence and solidity in
their construction, a pliant and easy touch, which
at the same time answers promptly to its re-
quirements, together with excellence of work-
manship."
One of these Instruments can be seen and
Catalogues obtained by applying to
E. J. YOUNG,
Sole Agent for Bermuda.
Hamilton, March 17, 1877.-6mn
One of the above Instruments for Sale, and
can be seen by applying at the Store of
BELL & YOUNG.
March 6, 1877.

For Sale.
A new and fashionable


On three Springs, with Patent Slide Seat ; has
Lamps, Fenders.
Also trimmed in green leather, is very roomy
yet light.
Can be seen at
E. ROBINSONS,
Harness Establishment,
Under Town flatl, Hlamilton.
March 31, 1877.

Empty Flour Barrels.


For sale by
ALBERT INGLIS.
St. Georges, April 12, 1877.

1877.

New Year's Stock
FOR PRESETTS,-AT LOW
PRICES,
CONSISTING OF :-
W ATCHES CLOCKS
T JEWELRY (English and American)
Solid SILVER Silver PLATEDWARK
Pearl, Bone and Hair GOODS
SPECTACLES, &c.
Making in all as suitable a collection for the
public as any ever offered before.
C. S. HITTER,
Next west "Gazette" Oflice,
tlamtilon, December 18, 1876.






I-,,F-RMDAROALGAZETTE,


EXTRACT from NE'ITEOROLOGICAL OBSER- '
VATIONS taken uhiihr tih direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prosfrect, Bermuda. 'Above the sea
151 feet.


Wind Temperature previous
S 9a.m. 24 hours.
Date o .


1877 o o o o
uly y-2.'r2 0 cl. 87-5 69'8 158-2 59"4
-3 30-224 sw 2 P5-3 74-0 151-4 66-4
4 30"167 sw 1 W6'5 73-4 156-4 65-4
5 30-062 w 3 84-5 73-0 148-0 66-0(
6 30-064 sw 1 84-3 72-4 135,6 62-8
7 'v,.,P-- sw 1 82-7 69-8 119-4 65-(
8 30-069 0 el. 84-5 73-2 156-4 66"-


Rain.

Inch.


S0-00
4 0-00
S 0-07
) 0-03
8 1-22
0 0-21
8


Qr^> --? w


Hamilton, July 10, 1877.

BERMIDTSA.

Proceedings of thie Lvgislative
Council.
Friday, 6th July, 1877.-Pursuant to adjourn-
ment the House met.
Present,-
Thl Honorable William H. Gosling,
'3 Eugenius Harvey,
Henry Fowler, Receiver General,
j" Joseph H. Harvey,
James Tucker, Colonial Secretary,
George Somers Tucker.
The Senior Member present took the Chair.
The Bill entitled "An Act to provide for the
more convenient administration of the Extradition
Acts 1870 and 1873," was read the third time,
passed, and ordered to be laid before His Honor
the Acting Governor by the Colonial Secretary.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, 10th July, at 11-30.

CUSTOM HOUSE.-HAMILTON.
ENTERED.
July 3-Brigt. Ethel, Campbell, Cardiff; 618 tons coal
for Government.
4-Schr. Mary D. Haskell, Carter, Boston; ice and
merchandise to G. W. Castner.
7-Brigt. Rover, White, St. Eustaties ; sugar, &e.,
to S. S. Ingham & Co.
CLEARED.
July 2--Brigt. T. H. A. Pitt, OCuil.ri..le, New York
44 b1s. kerosene oil, 101 bis. arrowroot, 100 ale hogs-
heads, 12 casks molasses, 5 tons old iron, 16 b1s.
polatoeM-. 8 boxes onions.
3-Barque Eliza Barss, Vesey, New York.
Schr. Racer, Young, Barbados.
6--Brigt. Atlantic, Harder, New York.
7-Brigt. Excelsior, Mayor, New York: 300 empty
casks.
C CUTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE.
ENTERED.
June 25-Schr. Maria, Stubbs, Demerara; sugar,
rum, &c., to J. R. Duerd en.
CLEARED.
July 5-Schr. Maria, Stubbs, Demerara; 275 bls.
potatoes, 7 boxes and 1 bl. onions.
S The Scdr. Racer sails for Barbados to-day.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED.
In the Rover, from Barbados, Messrs, E. J. Light-
bourn, E. A. Deshield.
In the 271. D. Haskell, from Boston, Captain Small.
PASSENGERS SAILED.
In. the T. U. A. Pitt, for New York, on Tuesday
last, AM rs. a.nd.2' Miss Whitney, Mr. and Miss Outer-
bridge, Messrs. Charles Murray, Arthur Dyer and
-John Wilson.
In the EPxcelsior on the 9th instant for New York,
Misses Agnes and Mary Smith, Captains E. H. Smith
and Edward Smith, Dr. Garrison, Messrs. R. J, Tuck-
er R. .IL Allen and Master Tucker; and 2 in Steerage.
The French Barque Venezanesa, Captain Pallis,
from Ireland bound to New York with a cargo of sul-
phur, was spoken on Sunday last by Pilot Smith off
the East end of these Islands. All well, and desired
to be. reported.


.One Day Later from Europe.

Caplain Castner has kindly favored us with cop-
ies of the Boston Post of the 21st and 23rd ultimo,
received by the Schooner H. D. Haskell.
It will be noticed by our extracts, that the Rus-
sian have at length crossed the Danube at Galatz,
and were-fortifying a position on the Turkish shore.
There bad been no fighting at this point, a large ex-
panse of marsh land still separating the combatants.
Particulars of this and other war news see last page.
1,000,000 dollars in gold were to be sold by the
Assistant Treasurer at New York on the 28th ulto.
This is said to be but the initiative of further sales
which are intended to be made rapidly.
In 1876 there were 2856 miles of railroad opened
in the United States. Ten years ago there were
only 39,276 miles of railroad in the U. S. At the
close of last year there were 73,509 miles.
James Gordon Bennett had arrived at New York
from England.
Tweed it is irmored i.s determined to publish his
so called confession with accompanying checks and
vouchers, if not released. Denies having $2,000,-
000 to his credit in Europe with which, he intend-
ed if released, engaging in street railway specula-
tions in Spain.
President Haycs w as to visit Boston on the 26th
ultimo.

Step by step the several European powers are
coming into the war arena, and the circle is steadily
wideniing so as to embrace them all. The air is full
of rumors, all going to confirm the above assertion.
Austria is arming as a precautionary movement,
and has posted twenty-five thousand men on she
Servian frontier, ready to cross when tLe Russians
cross the Danube. There is the reported-discovery
of a plot to destroy the Suez Canal by blowing up
its banks with glycerine, and England is to take ad-
vantage of the discovery to post an army of twenty
thousand men in Egypt for its protection. A third
of the force is to be Moslems from the Bengal
army.. An English protectorate over Egypt is one
of the probabilities. There is a story that an extra-
ordinary appropriation of ten million pounds will
be voted by Parliament at its coming session for
military exigencies. A treaty of offence and de-
fence is said to exist between Germany and Aus-
tri'a, The oi der for the mobilization of the troops of
-the latter causes intense excitement in Vienna.
Russia nowv proposes the temporary occupation of
Constantinople, to be evacuated when Turkey pays
her indemnity and gives satisfactory assurances of
reform. But, on the other hand, England refuses
to consider anything which cripples the Turkish
power in the Black S, a. Italy is already in alli-
ance with Germany, while France is under strict
espionage. Thus it will be seen that Europe may
become the theatre of a general war before this
Turkish issue is over. The tendency of the differ-
ent powers to drift towards it as to a whirlpool is
too plain to be overlooked. This very slowness of
the general motion is ominous. It is not-a question
of boundary as in most wars, but of rights, of pre-
judice'a'nd of passions. If we are sagacious, we
Shall notfail to take full advantage. of our coming
oppkttinity commercially.---Boston Post, June 23.


:=-'" There will be a Cricket Match on Tuesday
the 10th inst., (to-day), on the Prospect Garrison
Cricket Ground, between the Prospect Garrison and
the Garrisons of Ireland and Boaz Islands.
The Band of the 46th Regt. will play during the
afternoon, commencing at 4 o'clock.

We have been requested to state that next Sun-
day and during the summer months Mass will be
at 7"30 instead of 8'30 a m., and Evening Service at
7 instead of 6-30 p.m., at St. Edward's Church in
this Town.

LAST CRUISING RACE R. B. Y. C. FOR THE
SEASON.


On the 6th instant the last appointed Cruising
Race, for the season, of the R. B. Y. Club took
place, the first part in such weather as would have
daunted the heart of only fair-weather Yachtsmen.
The course was from a Stake-boat opposite the
R. B. Y. Club House, Hamilton, through head of
the Lane, passing Hog-fish beacon on the starboard
hand, round St. Catherine's and into St. George's
Harbour, to finish at Ordnance Island, distance
about 21 miles.
At about 11'30 a.m. the Psyche went away with
a good N. W. breeze which took her through the
passage, and somewhat favoured the Gull also on
her course, but soon after the Undine, Nautilus and
1 Nameless were sent away in a deluge of rain, a ter-
rible squall broke on them, in which the wind
backed to about W. and gave them some work to do
before they opened the sound.
The next in order of starting was the Zephyr and
just before she ought to have cast off one more
pull" at the jib halyards brought everything
down by the run and a quarter of an hour was con-
sumed in refitting, while the Minerva, in a most
magnanimous manner, delayed her departure until
the Zephyr was away, when she started in pursuit
of the lot; but the Psyche had made good use of hei
favourable chances, and was well away with flow-
ing sheet, before any of her antagonists had negoti-
ated the head of the Lane.
All however, although some experienced hard
times, safely squared away for St. Catherine's and
raced after the fleeting Psyche, the Nameless through
some unfortunate accident being unable to set hei
squaresail in this long run did not hold the place
she would otherwise have done.
Off St. Catherine's, squaresails were housed and
all headed for the entrance of the Harbour and
thence for Ordnance Island where the race finished
very prettily, the plucky little Psyche taking firsi
honors and being the only one so ungallant as nol
to give place to the lady who graced the cruise
with her presence, and was very respectfully and
closely attended by the Commodore who had time
enough, after waiving the right of precedence, to haul
his jib to windward and see the Zephyr, Nameless
Gull and Minerva follow in his wake, and also ob.
serve the beaming eyes and encouraging smile
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the winner.
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THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY AND THE
RECEIVER GENERAL.
The House of Assembly on Wednesday last re-
sumed in Committee of the whole House the consid-
eration of the Resolves of the 27th June, bearing on
the Governor's Message, No. 20, relating to the Re-
ceiver General's letter on the subject of the Public
Books of Accounts. The 1st and 2nd Resolutions were
affirmed, as was also the third with the exception of
the concluding words and ought not to be sanc-
tioned by the Executive of these Islands," which
were, at the suggestion of the mover, struck out.
The fourth Resolve, with the exception of the words
"and sanctioned" between "initiated" and "must"
in the second line, which were struck out on motion
of Mr. S. C. Outerbridge-also passed. A Commit-
tee of five members were then appointed to inquire
into and report on the most expedient mode of fur-
ther procedure in the matter with power to employ
Counsel if they deem it necessary. The Committee
we are informed met at the House of Assembly on
Friday and determined to employ Counsel. The
Committee is to submit their report- to the House
to-morrow.

STOREBREAKING.-Sometime during the night of
Friday last the Store of Mrs Hodsdon, situate on the
north-east corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets was,
entered by some thieves. The entrance was effected
through a door situated in the back of the premises,
the iron plate against which the bolt of the lock shot
was bored round, by means of a brace and bit, and
removed. The thieves after evidently closely exam-
ing Mrs. Hodsdon's store passed into that of Mr. W.
Masters which adjoins and which was minutely ex-
amined. As there were no goods missing from either
store, the object of the thieves was unquestionably
money, of which, we are glad to say, they found
but little. It is to be regretted that up to the time
of writing no clue to the perpetrators have been
discovered. About a month since an attempt was
made to enter the premises of John Harnett, Esqr.,
on the opposite corner of the same streets. The
attempt was made on a back door of the premises
and the same description of tool used, but as the
locks were better protected, the thieves were foiled
in their purpose. In both instances we think it was
pretty evident that the depredators were novices in
the use of the brace and bit. A carpenter's shop in
Reid street was entered on the night of Mrs. Hods-
don's robbery as well as on the night of the attempt
on Mr. Harnett's and braces ani bitsstolen there-
from. The brace and bits used at Mr. Harnett's were
left there and claimed, but not so at Mrs. Hodsdon's


FURTHER CONTRIBUTIONS
To the sufferers by the fire at St. John, N.B. on
the 20th and 21st ultimo: -
ONTARIo.-Toronto City Corporation $20,000,
Board of Trade $10,000, London $5,000, Ottawa
$5,000, Sarmia $1,000, Hamilton City Council
$1,500, Board of Trade $1,000.
Large sums by private subscription and clothing
have been raised in every village of the Dominion.
OTTAWA.-The Government has placed -20'O000
to the credit of the Relief Fund.
BANGOR.-Money raised $6,000, large contribu-
tions of food and clothing.
PHILADELPHIA.-Exchange Association $1,000 and
the Marine Exchange $2,000.
EAsTPORT.-Large quantities of cooked provisions
collected and forwarded. All steamers going to St.
John to employ all their cooks in preparing provi-
sions to distribute immediately on arrival.
CHIcAGo.-All the city is astir collecting
food and money for St. John. The Mayor has
called a Mass meeting. The Stockyard Magnates,
and the Masons and Odd-Fellows are taking effec-
tive measures. Subscriptions were coming in rap-
idly on Change and individuals are busying them-
selves in soliciting charity.
HALIFAX, June 22.-The committee and collec-
tors were at work all day raising money, provisions,
and clothing for the sufferers. 1,000 blankets and
a lot of women's and children's clothing were sent
over to-night. All the principal towns in the coun-
try have held meetings and are moving in the mat-
ter. The Militia have volunteered to the Governor
to do police duty.
NEW YORK.-A meeting of Canadians has been
held at the Cooper's Institute to devise means of
relieving the sufferers at St. John.
BosTON.-Order for the Mayor to draw on the
City for $5000. Provisions and clothing promptly
forwarded by Revenue cutter.


I


THE NEW RACE COURSE AT PROSPECT.

Yesterday we inspected the new race course now
in progress of formation at Prospect. As our read-
ers are aware the Races are to come off on Friday
the 20th instant, full particulars of which appear
elsewhere. We must confess that whenwe first saw
the Programme and learnt that the meeting was to be
held at Prospect we could not bring ourselves to be-
lieve that even a fair course could be made there,
but since our inspection of the ground and the work
I that has already been done we have been forced to
I arrive at a different conclusion. The turns appear
gradual and well rounded, and a hill that appeared
somewhat formidable is being cut through.
Through the kindness of one of the Stewards we
are able to state that the enclosure will be on the
Observatory Hill from which a good view of the
finish and nearly the whole of the course can be ob-
tained. Altogether we doubt if a better site for a
race course could be selected, and we trust that every
support will be given to the meeting, that entries for
the various races (which appear to suit horses of all
sorts and sizes) will be numerous and that the
Stewards will be enabled to offer stakes well worth
winning. We are authorised to state that they
will be happy to alter the conditions of any race,
or even to add another to the Programme if it can
be shewn them that by so doing the number of en-
tries will be augmented or the success of the meet-
ing promoted.
All owners and riders must be members of the
Bermuda Hunt Club, which we believe implies that
all persons who do not already belong to the Club,
and who may wish to run horses must send in their
names to the Master, the Honble. H. Fowler, (who
is also Honorary Treasurer to the Races) who,
should there be no objection, will see that they are
forthwith elected.,
We observe that the races open to small horses
have this year been reduced to 15 hands-a very
proper condition, we imagine-when we remember
that many of the best English race horses are only
15 hands 1 in. in height, and that it by no means
follows that because a horse is not very big, he is
not very good.
We believe we are correct in stating that the
course will be open to all horses that are to run in
the races to practice on from Monday next the 16th
July inclusive, and that all subscribers to the Races
of ten shillings and upwards will be admitted free
into the enclosure.
We would remind our readers of a sporting turn
of mind that all entries must be RECEIVED by the
Honorary Secretary by 3 p.m. on Monday next the
16th instant, and we hope to be able to publish a
list of them in our next week's issue.
The order of running will only be fixed the day
before the Races so as to enable, as far as possible,
horses entered in more than one race to run for all
their engagements.

We have been requested to draw attention to the
alteration made regarding the Somers Hurdle Race.
This Race in now open to all Horses ; those of 15
hands and under are allowed 10 lbs. The Pro-
gramme which has been published is to be correct-
ed accordingly.

R. E. THEATRICALS AT PROSPECT.
We had the pleasure of witnessing an interesting
performance given by the 32nd Company Royal
Engineers in the little Theatre at Prospect on Tues-
day last, when for an evening's Entertainment noth-
ing could have been better timed, or more suitable
to the hour, than the Drama of "Time and the
Hour." At the opening we see Franklin's beauti-
ful Villa, and we regret that our limited space will
not admit of our giving the plot in detail.
The whole of tiie characters were throughout
very creditably- stained, Corpl. Pollard as Sir
Philip Deverell; Corpl. Bermingham as Mr. Mont-
gomery Brown (troubled much with boots and collars
which did hurt,) and Corpl. Wheeler as his laughable
better half, were simply excellent. The Sparrow of
Sergt. Lacey was not a sparrow of an ordinary des-
cription, and that bird as we know must now have
a much greater value than before in our estimation.
'Mr. Franklin (Corpl. Sadler), his son Charles, (Corpl.
Verney), were portrayed in quite a gentlemanly
way. George Aylmer (A. Davis) and Lucy Fairfax
(Bugler J. Storr) made love in the true old English
style. This lad (a new beginner) shews great apt-
itude as an amateur. 'Dan Medlicott (F. Sheay) was
very good, and Marian Beck (Mrs. A. Ewan) sus-
tained her character in a most charming and pre-
possessing manner.
Afterwards we had a musical entertainment by
Captain L. J. G. Ferrier, Sergt. H. Lacey, Corpls.
Risk, Clark and Brunt, (whom we must certainly
speak of in the highest praise); Sappers Horne,
Ryan and Dixon, and Mrs. A. Ewan sang excellent-
ly; and the Entertainment was brought to a close
to the entire satisfaction, we think, of every person
in the audience.
The management of Sergt. Holton, Corpls. Pol-
lard and Mann must certainly not be forgotten for
the excellent Bill of Fare which they provided.

REVD. DR. FOGGO'S INTENDED LECTURES.-We
are gratified to learn by a notice elsewhere that the
Evenings of 19th and 26th July and 2nd August
have been selected for the delivery of the Revd.
Dr. Foggo's Lectures on Shakspeare, and that the
spacious room in the upper portion of the new
warehouse of C. H. Robinson, Esqr., situated in
the rear of his Front Street premises-the entrance
to which is from Reid Street-is the place chosen
for their delivery. We have no doubt that a great
treat is in store for those who should attend these
Lectures.


without adequate means of defence and without aid.
They will certainly be overpowered and murdered,
as the Indians declare their determination to take
the fort and murder the men. It cannot be hoped
that the Indians will again spare the women and
children, after the losses they must suffer in captur-
ing the fort, as the men will fight to the last. Our
informant says that he is reliably informed that the
Indians did not fire a single building or destroy
any property, but cleaned the country of stock,
which they have driven to the south side of Salmon
river. They seem to hope that they will ultimately
be the undisturbed proprietors of all the property
the whites are now compelled to abandon. They
seem to think, and not without reason, that before
the country is regained an army must be created
and a long and doubtful campaign passed through.
The Indians have now their principal camp and
headquarters on the Salmon river, just before the
mouth of a small stream called Skookumchuch,
while the stock is gathered and pastured on an ex-
tensive triangular shaped region formed by the Snake
and Salmon rivers and the high mountain range
lying about the sources of the Fayette and Weiser
rivers. Here there is abundant pasturage for summer
and winter, and here they will doubtless make their
final stand. In contradiction to the previous reports
that the troops behaved badly, our informant says,
by citizens who were in the fight he is assured that
the troops, though they allowed themselves to be
decoyed into ambush, displayed throughout the
action the utmost gallantry and fought like tigers.
About twenty-five or thirty soldiers were killed in
the same number of minutes. The situation in
Northern Idaho far exceeds in gravity any Indian
outbreak of our day, and it will tax the best re-
sources of the Government and of all the people im-
mediately interested, to subdue the Indians and
restore peace to the country. The Indians know
the army on this coast is a skeleton and the people
are helpless from want of arms.
A Portland Press special to the Oregonian, just
received from Lewiston, June 21st, 8 a.m., says
sixty-five volunteers were to proceed from their de-
fences at Mount Idaho to reconnoitre the position


THE ST. JOHN FIRE.
Further Details of the Great Conflagration.
ST. JOHN, N. B., June 22.-The upper limit of
the fire runs southeasterly, entirely across the city.
It begins at York Point Slip, crosses Mill street to
George street, follows George street to Union street,
and then runs up Union, both sides of which were
destroyed to the corner of the Chipman property,
near the head of Germain street. It skirts Market
square, all sides of which were burned, to King st.,
the northern side of which is destroyed half way up
to Germain. Thence the line of destruction contin-
ues up the south side of King street, nearly across
the city, to Pitt street; then turning to the south
runs along Pitt to St. James street, and through tha
latter direct to Courtenay Bay. Every building
south and west of the track indicated above is des-
troyed, except the Court House, the jail, the Marine
Hospital and one or two sheds about the barracks.
Burned to Death.-John E& Turnbull and his son
James attempted to rescue a partly insane lady
from the flames. She struggled and held back until
their clothes caught fire and they were forced to
drop her. She was burned to death in the street.
A drunken man was left in the gutter on Prince
William street and perished. The remains of two
persons, burned beyond recognition, are in the dead
house in Smyth street. At the early stags of the
fire a woman's horror-stricken face appeared at an
upper window, with the form of a child in her arms.
A wave of flame swept past the window and the mo.
their and child were seen no more.
Other deaths reported are the following: Garrett
Cotter and Peter McGovern, killed by a falling wall;
Thomas Holmes and James Kemps, drowned in at-
tempting to save goods in an overloaded boat;
Mrs. William Coholan supposed lost; Mrs. Lyons
and Mrs. Cassidy, supposed to be burned in Mrs.
Lyons' shop ; Samuel Corbatt, furniture maker and
a youth named Fox. Many other deaths are ru-
moured, but it is hard to ascertain the facts, as it is
very difficult to find a-well-known citizen who for-
merly resided in the burnt district.
The Meyor and General Committee met at the
Mayor's temporary office this forenoon, where he
was kept busy attending to the wants of applicants.
Several committees were appointed, the chief one
being to look after the people in need. Telegrams
were read from Corporations of the principal cities
of the United States and the Dominion conveying
power to draw at sight for sums ranging from $100
to $20,000, expressing deep sympathy. The banks
of Nova Scotia and Montreal opened their offices.
A man-of-war will be here in the morning from
Halifax. The artillery and infantry have been
called out to protect the stores and goods. The
liquor dealers have been requested to close their
shops. The people are camping out on vacant lots.
Many are leaving the City in trains and vessels.
GOVERNOR WADE HAMPTON.
The Governor of South Carolina attends a Military
Reunion at Auburn, N. ; He makes a Patriotic
and everyway notable Speech; Sentiments that
honor the man who honors his State and Country.
AUBURN, N. Y., June 20.-The celebration of
the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Shields Guard
attracted a large concourse of spectators. Gov-
ernor Robinson, General Shields and Governor
Wade Hampton were present. The procession
to-day embraced military, firemen, civic societies,
visiting organizations, invited guests, &c., and
marched to Burt's Grove, were T. M. Pomeroy
delivered the welcoming speech, followed by Gen.
Shields, Gov. Robinson and Gov. Hampton. Gov.
Hampton remarked that he came to Auburn solely
to join in paying honor to the gallant soldier and
old friend, Gen. Shields, and bring from South
Carolina that flag which waved over him in those
glorious battles on the hills and plains of Mexico--
the battle-flag of the Palmetto regiment. Gov.
Ilampton continued as follows:-
Your distinguished Governor has been pleased
to allude to the contest in South Carolina. That,
my friends, was not a political struggle. It rose
far higher than any such contest ever waged on
this continent. It was a contest for civilization,
for home rule, good government, for life itself. It
was a contest waged by the people of South
Carolina-not as demagogues would tell you,
against Northern men; it was a contest waged
against carpet-baggers, and when I say carpet-bag-
ger, I mean by that, thief. [Applause.] We do
not call any Northern man, any Irishman, any
German, any Englishman who settles in our midst
as an honest citizen a carpet-bagger. We welcome
such with open arms. We tell them to come to
our genial skies and fertile soil-come one, come
all-and pledge them, in the name of the State,
a hospitable and warm-hearted reception. We
do not ask whether they are Republicans or Demo-
crats. We did not wage a political canvass. We
were fighting for every interest dear to freemen,
and, thanks to brave and true men and the glorious
women of South Carolina, this war for good Gov-
ernment was successful. They have established it
in every department of the State Government.
They have accomplished this, and they now propose
fulfilling, to the very letter, the pledges I made
and appealed to high heaven to witness that they
should be carried out. I declared that if elected
1 would be Governor of the whole people of South
Carolina; that I should know no race, no party,
no color-that all men who stood on the soil of
South Carolina, native or foreign born, white or
black, should be equal before the law, and so help
me God it shall be done. [Enthusiastic Applause.]
I am glad to say the bitterness which marked that


strife is passing away, and I say to you men of
New York as I say it at home, I owe my election
to the colored men of South Carolina. [Applause]
Thousands of them voted for me knowing that I
had been a good friend of the race; knowing that
I was the first man after the war to recommend
they should be given the right of suffrage; and
have never yet changed my opinion on the subject.
Knowing this they sustained me in large numbers,
and 1 am happy to say that nearly all fears of the
more ignorant are passing away, and they are
satisfied that they will be dealt with as citizens of
South Carolina. We intend to try and elevate
them, educate them and show them the responsi-
bilites as well as the blessings of liberty. We want
them, as other citizens of America and South Caro-
lina, to be worthy the great boon of citizenship of
this great Republic. My friends, I thank you for
this most cordial greeting, doubly gratifying be-
cause it is the voice of New York reverberating to
South Carolina. I came, as I said, to do honor
to my distinguished friend, Gen. Shields. He
wore blue and I wore grey; but we can let the
curtain drop over those years and go back to the
time when the flag borne by him waved alike over
men of the South and men of the North, and we
can look beyond to the future when, through all
time, that flag shall float over a free, prosperous
and reunited country. [Applause.] I say this
to you, a Southern man, a rebel, for when I fought
1 fought as hard as I knew how against you, and I
say, also, that if that flag floats, as it should do,
over free and equal States, if it shall be the symbol
of liberty, equality and justice, all the States and
every man of the South will honor it and love it
as of old, and the time may come once more when
New York and South Carolina shall stand shoulder
to shoulder against the common enemy, and their
blood mingle upon the soil. [Applause.] My
friends, I shall bear this cordial greeting back
home with me to the little Palmetto State, and
assure our people that your hearts here throb kindly
for us. I trust in God that a better future is be-
fore the whole country, and that we shall have
peace, prosperity apd liberty to every man upon
the continent. [Applause.]


THE GRAND UNION HOTEL, SARATOGA, CLOSED
AGAINST THE SONS OF ABRAHAM.-Great surprise
and indignation is manifested in the United States
and Canada, especially among the Hebrews, in
consequence of Judge Hilton having given positive
orders to the agent of the Grand Union Hotel at
Saratoga that no Jews should be entertained there.
The hotel is the property of the late A. T. Stewart,
of New York : Judge Hilton is the manager. Mr.
Joseph Seligman, the well-known banker of New
York, with his family, was in the habit of annually
staying at the Union, but on reaching the hotel this
Spring he was informed that positive instructions
had been received as above, and that consequently
Mr. Seligman and family had to seek hotel accom-
modation elsewhere. All the prominent Hebrews
in New York look on it as a slander to the
whole race, and seem unanimous in the determina-
tion to cease trading with A. T. Stewart & Co.
The cause of all this trouble is said to be the result
of a quarrel at the Grand Union, last Summer, be-
tween Mrs. A. T. Stewart and Mrs. Seligman. Mrs.
Stewart, it is said, was insulted by the latter lady
and, in consequence, had given orders this season
that no Hebrews should be entertained at the Grand
Union. It is believed that the proprietors of the
hotel have made themselves liable to the penalties
of the civil rights law.

BERMUDA ROWING AND CRICKET CLUB.-The final
heat between Mr. Steevens' and Mr. Gray's crews,
came off in Hamilton Harbour on the 4th Instant.
It was a beautifully contested match and was won
only by the forth of a length by Mr. Gray's crew.
Mr. Gray's Crew-R. Gray, L. Godet, R. Mi-
sick, B. P. Gray.
Mr. Steevens' Crew-J. Steevens, W. Masters,
H. Lockward and R. F. Hunt.

THE ICE HOUSE -A very timely supply of Ice
was received at the East End establishment during
the past week, the stock being reduced to the last
block.

For the Royal Gazette.
Information is required on the following subject
Whether the Rubric in the Book of Common
Prayer of the Church of England contains any
provision or matter of any kind calculated to mis-
lead to such an extefit that any Minister of that
Church, however anxious for all things to "be
done in decency and in order," may easily persuade
himself that whenever Baptism is to be adminis-
tered during Divine Service there is nothing what-
ever objectionable-nothing unpleasant to the feel-
ings of his congregation, in his saying at the end
of the Second Lesson "Here endeth the Second
Lesson" in a tone of voice three or four times
louder than the words Here endeth the First Les-
son" at the conclusion of the First Lesson ?
INQUIRER.

THE INDIAN WAR,
SAN FRANcISCO, June 22.-A telegram was re-
ceived at the army headquarters this afternoon
from Genl. Howard, dated Lewistown, 20th. He
reports that Perry's loss in the engagements of the
17th instant, is one officer, Lieut. K. Heller of the
Twenty-first infantry, and thirty-three' men. Heller
was placed, wounded, on his horse by Captain
Tremble, but was afterwards killed. The people at
Florence report that they have effectually blocked
the Indian trail towards the Little Salmon and
Weiser. Capts. Perry, Tremble and Parnell report.
ed that the wounded are all doing well. Perry's
command is still at Fort Idaho.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 22.-A press despatch from
Boise City says that by the arrival here last night of
a courier the previous reports of the Indian out-
break, near Salmon river, are substantially con.-
firmed. The scene of the first massacre was on Sal-
mon river and its tributaries, that stream coming
in from the northern side, draining Camas prairie
and the neighboring mountains. The settlement
called Camas prairie covers the foot bills to the
north of Florence mountains, extending several
miles northward into the plain, which lies between
the Florence mountains and breaking down of the
table land, called Craig's mountain. Mount Idaho
is about the centre of the range of settlements on
the Camas prairie, situated at the foot of the Flor-
ence mountains, sixty-five miles from Lewistoni
Idaho settlement is on the Salmon river and its tri.
butaries lie to the south and southwest of Mount
Idaho, at a distance varying from 15 to 30 miles.
The Indians did not kill the women and children,
but allowed them to be taken under the escort of
friendly squaws to State Creek, which thus far is
left undisturbed. At State Creek the whites have
fortified themselves in a stockade fort, into which
have been received the wives and children of the
murdered men, together with the families of the
men who escaped massacre. Gathered in this place
are the following persons: Mrs. Henry Elfers and
two children, husband murdered at John Davis
creek; Mr. Sherwood, wife and grown daughter;
Hiram Tilman, wife and several children; Mrs.
William Osborne and five children, husband mur.
dered at Harry Mason's on Salmon river; a sister
of Harry Mason, murdered in his home; Mrs. H.
C. Brown, husband murdered at his store on Sal-
mon river; Mrs. J. J. Manuel and two children,
Husband murdered at White Bird Post Office; John
SWoods; Charles Ford's wife and four children
Mr. Cohen, wife and several children; William
SRhelt, wife and several children. These women
are thus shut up in the midst of the hostile Indians






ERIRMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


of the Indians, who are supposed to be somewhere
in the direction of Salmon river.
A steamer arrived here this morning having on
board one hundred and seven troops. No extra
arms came on the steamer. About fifty volunteers
have arrived here from Colombia county, W. T.
Few of them have suitable arms, but are awaiting
them from below.
Volunteers going to fight the Red Savages.-SAN
FRANCISco, June 22.-A Press despatch from Boise
city, this evening, says: Twenty-five armed volun-
teers under Capt. Orlando Robbins, an experienced
Indian fighter, will start for Northern Idaho, where
the settlements are threatened by Indians. They
have fifty stands of arms for the settlers. A few-
hundred stands of arms belonging to the Territory
are at the disposal of the Governor, but so many
exposed settlements are asking for arms and am-
munition the supply is likely to be soon exhausted.
Volunteer companies are being constantly organized
in the various settlements. At Idaho City a com-
pany of sixty men was recently formed, but none
of these companies are able to move until provided
with arms and ordnance stores.
The outbreak is said to be the sequal of aggres-
sion by the whites on Indian hunting grounds and
of unsuccessful efforts on the part of the Govern-
ment to induce the Indians to live on a reservation

Science has busied itself lately in discovering
many vegetable monsters. It is startling to read
now and then about great open-mouthed and most
gluttonous flowers, supposed to be growing in unex-
plored lands, which are capable of devouring the
unwary traveller if he approach them too closely.
Of course in the best modern text-books of botany,
such as "Brown's Manual," these romantic stories
are not told, and we are put off with more simple
accounts of the voracity of plants. The learned
Dr. Brown, for example, who gives a careful digest
of all the most recent information on this matter
in his work above-mentioned, would have us be-
lieve that the vegetable kingdom produces no
more 'savage plant than "Venus's flytrap;" but
for all that lovers of the marvellous will persist
in clinging to their faith in the possible existence
of floral man-eaters, whose digestions are equal to
tougher food than flies. Be that as it may, a Bel-
gian botanist, we read, reports from Nicaragua
that he has discovered "a member of the Phyto-
laceus family" which is gifted, if not with cannibal,
at least with most aggressive or combative propen-
sities. Those who dare to touch it will get a shock
as sharp as that of a powerful electric battery, and
he must be a bold man indeed who ventures to pluck
a leaf from its branches. In fact, we are asked to
believe that this wonderful plant possesses a power
of self-defence like that which makes the electric
eel such a disagreeable creature to meddle with.
How the announcement will be received by the
scientific world we cannot say. If that which is
stranger than fiction be true, then nobody need
scruple to accept the discovery of the ingenious
Belgian Fs a matter of firmly-established fact. In-
deed, it is said that the plant is so full of electric
action that when the mariner's compass is put near
it a deviation of the needle takes place, and that when
a magnetic indicator is deposited in the centre of
the plant an uncertain tremulous movement is kept
up. Considering the value or electricity to civili-
sation, might not the qualities of this strange mem-
ber of the vegetable world-assuming it to exist-
be adapted to some useful purpose ? Scientific
travellers in Central America would do well to
make further inquiry into the matter.-Daily Tele-
graph.

EDINBURGH, June 22.-A London correspondent
of the Scotsman understands that ex-President
Grant has received a communication from Queen
Victoria, and he will be received by Her Majesty
shortly.
The Indian deficit-An Immense Indebtedness. -Of
the $25,000,000 which the Secretary for India is
authorised to raise for the Indian deficit, $12,500,-
000 will be added to the Indian funded debt. Lord
Salisbury is empowered to raise the other $12,500,-
000 on Treasury bills. Lord Hamilton, Under Se-
cretary for iidia, stated in the House of Commons,
on 21st, that the Government accepted this latter
power on the distinct understanding that it only be
used when they could not possibly sell their bills.
By that means they would, on the one hand, be able
to keep the silver steady, and on the other hand,
they would not add to the permanent Indian debt
in this country. He pointed out that the bills sold
here by the Indian Government for all practical
purposes might be regarded as silver. The Indian
Government was in this unfortunate position. If
.they forced their silver upon the market when there
was no demand for it, they reduced the price of sil-
ver and gave rise to the fluctuations, which were most
injurious to the Eastern trade, and if they borrowed
money in this country they only put off the evil
day. It has been, therefore, suggested that they
should issue Treasury bills reversible from time to
time.
BIRTH, at Devonshire House, Prospect, on the 26th
ultimo, the WIFE of Lieut. E. Dickinson, R.E., of a
SoN.

DIED, in Smitli's Parish on 26th June, OLIVIA
THOMPSON PEARMAN, in the 20th year of her age.
leaving a father, mother, four sister and two brothers to
mourn their loss.
........., in Sandy's Parish on 4th instant, after a
long and painful illness, CAPTAIN THOMAS BLAY, aged
73 years, leaving a sister and many relatives and friends
to mourn their loss.


........., in Sandys Parish, on the 8th instant, after a
protracted sickness, MRs. MALISSA WILSON, aged 50
years, the beloved wife of MVr. Israel Wilson.
........., in Devonshire Parish, on 21st ultimo, MR.
THOMAS SAUNDERS WILSON, a native of Turks Is-
lands aged 62 years, leaving a wife and five children to
mourn their loss.
'~~~- - ~ i

ER WE A L C X "A&IV T E a



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

ift 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.
T HE Building is two story on the South and
- 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.


Furniture Sale.



At 12 o'clock, M.,
To-morrow, Wednesday,
11th instant,
At the Residence of
alSr. T S. LighlIbovern,
On Reid Street, this Town,
THE
Household Furniture, &c.
In said Dwelling-consisting in part:
1 V ERY Fine PIANO, by Ralph
Allison & Son, strengthened to with-
stand dampness
1 Revolving Music STOOL
1 Superior MELODEON
1 Red Damask covered SOFA
1 Black Walnut Corner STAND
1 Large Hanging MIRROR in Gilt Frame
4 Cane-seat CHAIRS and other Chairs
1 Handsome Rocking CHAIR
1 Do. Child's Do. Do., Cane
1 Very Superior Sewing MACHINE, by Gro.
ver & Baker
1 Superior Brass BEDSTEAD
1 Ditto Hair MATTRESS with Set Springs
1 Wooden BEDSTEAD
1 BUREAU with Drawers
1 MIRROR 1 LOUNGE
Mahogany and other WASHSTANDS
1 Extension Dining TABLE, with
spare Leaves
1 China Tea SET, White and Gold
1 White Stone China Dinner SET
Toilet SETS
LAMPS, Hanging and Standing
Butler's TRAY 1 Pair Barrel SHADES
A Lot of Kitchen UTENSILS
1 Large Kitchen DRESSER
TRAYS Dish COVERS
And many other Articles too numerous to
mention but will appear at the Sale.
ALSO,

iPeN r,
Remarkably gentle under Side
Saddle.
1 Superior Lady's Side SADDLE.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, July 10, 1877.

9


On


Thursday next,
12th Instant, At 11 o'clock,
I %


l T THE


WHiAR F,


A Sail BOAT,9
Of Superior qualities, about 15 ft.
keel, with SPARS, SAILS, BALLAST, &C.,
&c., as she will appear.
AND,
Immediately after,
l the Old and,
A General Assortment of
PR 0 VISIONS,
Viz.,


F LOUR BREAD
PORK HAMS
SHOULDERS FISH
BRAN and CORN
CIGARS MATCHES


MEAL
BACON
OATS


FIGS, &c., &c.


ALSO,
Long Window Sashes,
And a Miscellaneous Lot of other GOODS.
JOHN HARNETT,
Auctioneer.


Hamilton, July 10, 1877 *


Notice.

TEN I ERS will be
until


Received'


Monday 16th Instant,
From Persons wishing to Purchase

THAT PROPERTY,
At Turtle Bay, Warwick,
Lately occupied by Captain MATHEW STUBBS.
Terms Accommodating.
The Subscriber does not bind himself to ac-
cept the lowest, or any Tender.
A. J. HODSDON.
West Front Street, Hamilton, )
9th July, 1877.--1

A MEETING of the SAILING
COMMITTEE R. B. Y. CLUB is re-
quested for
Sd TURD1AY .Next, 14th July,
At 5 P. I'1.
C. G. GOSLING.


Ilaminiton, July 9th, 1877.--1

Now Landing1
Ex Brigt. Rover' from Barba(
100 Bis. iluscovad



10 Casks MOLASSES
50 Bls. Sweet POTATOES.
For "a!e by
S. S. INGHAM &
July 10th, 1877.*


ASt.


Notice.

George's Marine Slip
Company.


4 MEETING of the SHAREHOLDERS
A of the ST. GEORGE'S MARINE SLIP
COMPANY is requested at the Company's
Office, St. George's,

On SATURDAY.


-7


The 21st Instant, at 12 o'clock, Noon,
For the purpose of


Electing Officers for the Ensuincg
Year
And any other business that may come before
the Meeting.
By order of the Board of Directors.
G. TUDOR BOURNE,


St. George's, 7th July, 1877.-2


Secretary.


Immense Attraction!!
Unlimited Success !

The Paget and Warwick Choral
Society.
THE abovementioned Society re-
spectfully desires to acquaint their Pa-
trons of their intention to Repeat the Suc-
cessful Grand Vocal Instrumental and
Literary Entertainment,
Of July 5th,
Together with three Grand Representations
of the Coronation, Enthroning and Brittania
with Tableaux.
it the Town Hall, Hamillon,
On the Evn'g o t the Ber-
muda Hunt Races,
SProbably the 20th of July
Patronage respectfully Solicited.
Doors open at 7- P.M. Performance 8
Sharp.
For further Particulars see Programmes.
- T. R. DARRELL,
P. W. C. S. M.


July 10th, 1877.


i Notice.
THE SUBSCRIBER
IS NOW RECEIVING,
By the Sir George F. Seymour,
FROM LONDON,
AN ASSORTMENT OF
English PROVISIONS
OILIVANI STVHES,
&c., &c.,
Among which will be found :
B ISCUITS in Tins, viz.-A rrow-
root, Ginger Nut, Bermuda, Italian Maca-
roons, Mlixed, Pearl, Cracknels, Picnic
&c., &c.
CONFECTIONERY, &c.
Pear Drops, Scotch Mixtures, Conver- 7 lb.
station Lozenges, Acid Drops, Car- 'ins
raway Comfits, &c. )
1 and 2 lb. frin Plum PUDDING
Raspberry, Lemon, Ginger and Strawberry SY-
RUPS (pints)
Epps' COCOA, A lb. packages
Colman's Corn FLOUR, lb. Tins
Ground RICE, 1 l1)b. Tins
Bottles Table SALT
Epsom SALTS, 7 lb. boxes, I oz. packages
Tartaric ACID and Cream TARTARI
Small Blue BALLS in 7 lb? boxes
White and Blue STARCH, 55 Ib. boxes
Mottled SOAP. 56 lb. boxes
Belmont Sperm CANDLES, 25 lb. boxes
Carriage CANDLES, 8's
Ground Black PEPPER, i & lb. bottles
White PEPPER
Currie POWDER and MUSTARD, 7 lb. tins
Salad OIL, 4 pint bottles to quart
Castor OIL, 2 oz. bottles to quart
MUSTARD, 4, A and 1 lb. bottles
Bleached GINGER
Coir Scrubbing BRUSHES
Stable Do. DO. MOPS
Davis' Magic Knife POWDER
Quaker CLEANER for Polishing Tinware,
Silver, &c.
Day & Martin's real Japan BLICKING, A pint
and pint
Navy CliOCOLATE, 7 lb. Cakes
Galvanized Iron BUCKETS
Ginger Beer CORKS
Soft Shell ALMONDS
Ess. BEEF Liebeg's Extract BEEF
I and 2 lb. Tins Preserved BEEF, MUTTON,
&c. Stick CINNAMON
Mixed SPICES JAMS, &c., &c., &c.
B. E. DICKINSON.
No. 27 & 28 Front Street,
Hamilton, June 26, 1817. (

Final Notice.
R7DEFERRING to my Advertisement, April
a." 16th, 1877, in the Royal Gazette,"
now give Notice to all who have not Settled
their ACCOUNTS and who do not at once come
forward and do so, that they will be placed in
1AiV li(l I I dJnl jf l 11,t i


pi nanu sior uluction.

Hamilton, July 9th, 1877.-2*
I
dos, N TIC]

o pERSONS having CLAIMS
dermentioned Vessels and
designed, are requested to rei
same by the 10th Instant, in fu
Steamers of the Queb
Ports Steamship Con
Barque Eliza Ba

cioTROTT
COBermuda, July 3,
Hamilton, Bermuda, July 3, 18


'. H. PITT.


E.
against the Un-
d against the Un-
nder Bills of the
ll, viz. :
ec and Gulf
mpany.
rss.
7 & COx,

377.-2 3pgens.


Bermuda Hunt Races,
1877.
By kind permission and under the Patronage
of His Honor'
Col. LMO O MISf
C.R.E.,
Acting Governor and Commander-in-Chief,
Bermuda.
TO TAKE PLACE ON THE
Prospect Race. Course,
ON



20th July, 1877,
Under the Newmarket and Grand National
Rules.

STE WARDS.
CAPT. SOMERSET, R.N., A.D.C.,
DR. PARK TUCKER,
CAPTAIN S. CREEK,
CAPTAIN FERRIER, R.E.,
THE HON. H. FOWLER, Hony. Treasurer,
THE HON. E. HARVEY,
MAJOR WILKINSON,
CAPTAIN GRANT, 46th Regt.,
DR. OUTERBRIDGE.
WM. HUMPHREYS, ESQR., 87th Fusiliers
-Starter and Clerk of the Scales.
CAPTAIN ALLATT, 46th Regiment-Hony.
Secretary and Clerk of the Course.


I PROGRAMME.
THE BERMUDA HUNT CUP-for Horses
that have been hunted in Bermuda during the
past season. About one mile and a quarter
over hurdles. ,.
THE GRAND MILITARY HUNT CUP-for
Horses the property of Officers of the Army
or Navy quartered in Bermuda. About one
mile on the flat.
A FLAT RACE-for all Horses of 15 hands and
under. Three quarters of a mile.
.THE PLANTERS' STAKES-for any Horses
the property of Civilians. Half a mile on the
flat. Heats.
THE POLO STAKES-for all Horses of 14
. hands 2 in. or under. Half a mile on the flat.
Heats.
THE SOMERS HURDLE R ACE-for all Hor-
Sses;those of 15 hands and under allowed
10lbs. One mile 'over hurdles.
A FLAT RACE FOR ALL HORSES.-Horses
born in Bermuda allowed seven pounds.
Three quarters of a mile on the flat.
A CONSOLATION SCRAMBLE-for all beat-
en Horses .that have run at the Meeting.
Half a mile on the flat.


CONDITIONS.
1.-All horses to be entered and ridden by Mem-
bers of the Bermuda Hunt Club.
2.-Entries for all the races, except the Consola-
tion Scramble, to be made in writing to the Hon-
orary Secretary Prospect Camp on or before 3 p.m.
16th July. The entrance money for each race is ten
shillings which must in each case accompany the
nomination or it will not be received. Colors to be
declared at time of entry: any -owner neglecting to
declare or jockey riding in wrong colors will be fined
ten shillings.
3.-All races are at catch weights not under ele-
ven stone; except those for horses of 15 hands and
under which are at catch weights not under ten,
stone seven pounds.
4.-Any winner of a Hurdle Race or Flat Race at
the meeting to carry seven- pounds extra in any
subsequent race, flat or hurdle, for which he may
start, and no horse to receive the stakes or second.
money for more than one 'fat and one hurdle race at'.
the meeting.
i 5.-Three horses the property of different owners
to start for each race or the added money will be*
withdrawn.
6.-The entrance money for each race in which.
there are three or more starters to go to the second
horse.
S7.-Any person making an objection must lodge
ten shillings with the Stewards Which will be for-"
forfeited to the Race Fund if the objection is decided
by them to be frivolous.
8.-All horses running for races for horses of 15
hands and under must produce to the Clerk of the
Scales before starting a certificate of height signed.
by one of the Stewards.
Arrangements will be made to measure horses on
the course but their heights can be taken at any
time by Dr. Outerbridge, Bailey's Bay or by the
Honorary Secretary.
9.-The decisions of the Stewards will be final and
they reserve the right of making up new races and
of altering in any way the Programme or Con-
ditions. They will not be responsible for any loss-
es occasioned by any accident or event connected with
the races.
10.-The order of running will be fixed the day
before the meeting.
Should it be necessary to postpone the races on ac-
count of the weather a Blue Peter will be hoisted at
9 a.m. at the Signal Stations which will signify that
the races will take place at the same time and place
on the following day.
Subscription Lists are placed at the Club, Mess
Rooms, &c.
H. T. W. ALLATT,
Honorary Secretary.
Prospect, 4th July, 1877.

Wanted.


i a
i Best and Second Size


Wanted at 46Tm CANTEEN, Prospect.
J,. F. GRANT,
Captain 46th Regiment.
July 9Lh, 1877.-I1

Notice.

A LL Persons found TRES-
PASSING on the OLIVE HILL LANDS
at Pitls' Bay, now under Cultivation by MR.
HENRY D. SMITH, will be Prosecuted to the
full extent of the Law.
SAMUEL MASTERS.
July 9th, 1877.-3


Colon /( 'Secretary's Off7e,
JULY 7, 1877.
T HE following ACTS have been passed by
the Legislature of Bermuda during the
present Session, viz. :
No. 2-An Act to authorise the Court of
Chancery to appoint Commissioners to ad-
minister Oaths in Chanoery.
(No duration Clause.)
3.-An Act Act to continue the Act No. 22,
of 1866, to amend the Act for preventing
Injuries and Annoyances on the Public
Roads.
(Made perpetual.)
4.-An Act to continue the Marine Engine
Inspection Act 1872. .
(Made perpetual.) ...
5.-An Act to provide for the more convenient
administration of the Extradition Acts 1870
and 1873.
(Operation suspended until Her Majesty's
allowance ha's been obtained.) -
JAMES TUCKER,
SColonial Secretary,


P* 0
: "- <-;2


Commissariat Office,
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, 9th July, 187'7.
HORSES "'t


THE DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENER-
AL will receive Tenders, in duplicate, up
to 12 o'clock, noon, of .


The 16th instant,
From Persons desirous of Purchasing a



From the War Departmeit.
Also Tenders for the supply of a
HORSE or MULE to replace the above.,
The Horse to be disposed of can be seen any
day up to day of Tendering at the Commissa-
riat Stables, at Ireland Island. '
The Animal selected for purchase by the
War Department will be subject to examina-
tion by a, Veterinary Surgeon.
Forms of Tender can be obtained at the
above Office daily from 10 am. to 2 p.m.
Tenders must be sealed and addressed to the
DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL, Hamilton,
marked "Tender fdi Horses."
The District Commissary General reserves
the right of rejecting any or all the Tenders.
H. J. WILKINSON,
A. C. General.
District Commissary General.

Lectures,

T HE REV. DR. FOGGO will give
three LECT IRES on SJAKSPEARE,
on the Evenings of
Thursday, Jidy 19th,
July 26th and August 2nd,
At 8 o'clock,
In the Building of G. 3-. Robinson,
Esqr.,
Entrance on Reid Street, East of Tower Store.
Subjects,
1. Shakspeare, Life and Writings
2. Tragedy in Shakspeare
3, Comedy in Shakspeare
Tickets for the Course, in the Seats Reserved
5/.
Single Ticket 1/6.
To be had at the Stationary Store adjoining
"Royal Gazette" Office.
Proceeds to be devoted to Religious and Chari-
table objects.
July 9, 1877.

Just Received at the
W A ER 2H 0 US "
An Assortment of Seasonable and Fshiionalile


Per Sir G. F. Seymour" from London, aid
per Canima" from New York,
Very Cheap Silver Grey and Colored PRINTS'
Very Cheap White CALICOES, from 4 pence,
Call and see for yourselves.
W. D. FOX.
St. George's 26th June,, 1877.-2 3p.
-9
Money to be Lent
On Mortgage of Real Estate,
Apply to
MR. S. BROWNLOW GRAY.
Hamilton, 7th July, 1877.-1 pd.

Wm Alford, John A'Adams, Peter Butterfiel,
Richard Collin, ath S Conyers, W L Dickinson;
Mr s Thomas Dil, M E Davis, S L Eve, Nancy
Emery, Elizabeth Fabler, Mrs II T Frith, Thos
Gould, Angelina Gilbert, Richard Gibbons, P
Gilbert, Olivia Hunt, Mrs Hall, Samuel A Haistead,
F|W Hawkins, Samuel Hayward, Mirs Elizabet
Jackson, George E Jones, Jerome Joaquim, .Mary
Jane Kennedy, Helen Kele, W H Monuck, James H
Moore, Margaret Mead, J D Outerbridge, A Outer-
bridge, Stowe Outerbridge, J H T Rob ison, Cece ia
Roberts, George Spencer, Gertrude A Swan Mrs
It M Stowe, James N Swan, Aubrey James Sailus,
Mrs Amelius Stowe, Samuel Sioains, Francis Trott,
B T Trott, R:chard Wood, Mrs Julius Wood, Chis


Williams.
Post Office, Hamilton, July 9, 1877.,
UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE POST OF-.'
FICE, ST. GEORGE, 9th July, 1877.
Elizabeth Burgess, Samuel Bell, John B irchce
Mary Gool, Wm H Lightbourne, G Ming, John
Minors, Matilda Robinson, Christina Snith,. M.yij
Jane Smith, Joseph James Smith, Louisa Smith, A
G Statt, R W Thomson, Francis Wilson,


S&*-


f





-- IRM7UDA ROYAL GAZEI1T V.


BERMIUDIA.. v wTl ask oir mWosI amiable Friend if he thinks
-,-... that a Scaanm at .Bermuda withh a family in Eng-
Proceediug" of tiMe Legislative land ooudd t gi.'. to go to Somerset and receive the o
Council. boon that is to be held out to him. I contend he
(No. 10. could o It. I-t would be a matter of one shilling'
xper night for Ferry and '.1,'*-*pnr, putting aside re- a-
Tuesday, 3rd July, 1877.-Pursuant to adjourn- freslhments, which at the least to be of any benefit .
ment the House met. would oost 1 per month, whereas if the home was
Present,- o ii" 3 on Irelanl Island he could receive the boon
The Honorable Augustus J. M son, provided at the small cost of 5 shillings per month. ,
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson, le could possibly afford tbat amount without dis-
William H. Gosling, dressing his fami-ly, and it is this sort of persons
James H. Triminveygham, that the Club is intended for. If at Somerset the
Eugenius Harvey, s,.. rPii, s derived from the Club would not be equiva-
S HenryFowler, Hecever Genera lent with the long walk and the early rise in, the
Joseph H. Harvey, :morning for the men to retnur to their respective
James Tuclker, Colonial Secretary, irp. Under these circumstances it would only be
George Smers Tucker. patronized monthly instead of. nightly, consequently
The Senior Member present took the Chair. would be no material benefit in the shape of a home 0
A Resolve granting a sum to the Quebec and for our Naval Brothers.
4Gulf Ports Steamship Company in recognition of beg also to state to our Friend that our Captain.
services rendered by running Steamships between in-(.... ...' at Ireland Ireland allows men the privi-
Bermuda and New York, was brought up from the lige of 11 p.m.-and not 9 p.m. as stated by our
House of Assembly and read the first time. enerous benefactor-to pass the gate at Dockyard
The Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Act without the privilege of the Guard Room, whether
No. 22 of 1866, to amend the Act for preventing Petty Officer or not; and lastly respecting the in-
Injuries and Annoyances on the Public Roads,"' convenes arising in the shape of annoyances to
was read the third time, passed, and ordered to be the residents o! the Island' I have ,,..ii:',---i the 1
laid before His Honor the Acting Governor by the 1Island and I mow the general opinion of the Me- 0
Colonial Secretary. chanics employed in our Naval Establishment, and.
The Bill entitled "An Act to continue the Ma- X can state on foundation that they are in favour
rtie Engine Inspection Act 1872," was read the of its erection on Ireland Island, not as stated by
third time, passed, and ordered to be laid before yourself at Somerset. And I am also happy to in-
His Honor the Acting Governor by th0 Colonial form you that the Mechanics have very bountifully
Secretary. subscribed toward its erection.
The Bill entitled "An Act to provide Lor the I would also like you to state more clearly where
more convenient administration of the Extradition at Soraerse the Seamen are allowed to Skittle or 0
Acts 1870 and 1873," was read the second time, Billiard, for a ssare you it is quite unknown to out
The House went into Committee thereon, ."'.'.
Mr. Gosling in the Chair. I have the honor to be, Sir,
The Committee rose. Yours Sincerly,
The Chairman reported the Bill without amend- AN INAaTAWTA o BERxTwIA. WATE.s.
mont.
The House resumed and adopted the Report. C(ROSING AT LAST.
A Bill entitled "An Act to provide Salaries for The Great iRussian Army at last begins its 1V;, .c7h
the Chief Justice and Attorney General," was Aer'ss the Danube-The Great Jridges Placed
brought up from the House of Assembly and read ,'' the River---Various iRe2orts and Rumors.
the first time.. LosDOn, June 23.--The Post's Bucharest des-
A1journed to Friday next, 6th July, at 11 -30. patch says that preparations for crossing the
Danube are completed. The attempt is expected
BIERW1 ITDA. in a few days.
.._..___. }A special to the Daily News from ibrail, on the
Abstract of the Proceedings oJ the Honorable 21st, says that all is ready for the passage of the
Houseof As Id .Danube. The bridge from Ibrail to the Turkish
House of Assembly, shore has been finished for some hours. Yesterday
Wednesday, 4th July.-Ordered on motion of Mr. the troops began to pass before Galatz without
R. J. P. Darrell that the House at its rising do ad-r meeting a single Turk. In addition to the bridge
journ to Wednesday next. constructed in front of Ibrail, which is from 700
The House on motion of Mr. Dill resumed in to 800 yards in length, with an extension upon
Committee of the whole House the Governor's the inundated Turkish territory, the Russians have
Message, No, 20, relating to the Receiver General's built a large number of rafts, which have been
letter on the subject of Public Books of Accounts. towed down into the arm of the stream, were the
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair. two monitors were sunk. In addition to their own
The question being put on the 1st Resolution of gunboats, the Russians continue to employ all
the 29th June, 1877-It was affirmed. i merchant vessels detained in port. Seven wooden
Ayes 21-Messrs. Speaker, F M Cooper, R J P sloops, more over, have been iron-plated during
Darrell, N J Darrell, T N Dill, W J Frith, A J the last few days. Faeh carries two guns and
Fritb, J Fowle, J 'Harnett, J M Hayward, W S will hold two hundred men. Should nothing be
Masters, S A Masters, T A Outerbridge, S C Out- changed between now and to-morrow, all will be,
erbridge, E Peniston, C Peniston, J N Smith, T F finished by the time this despatch is printed. For
J Tucker, R Tynes, W H Wilkinson, T J Wadson, the last week, however, changes have been con. *
Nays 7-Messrs. R D Fraser, S B Gray, E H tinual, so that nothing is certain.
Gosling, H G Hunt, S A Harvey, T W Mercer, T From the remainder of the correspondent's tele.
D Middleton. gram it appears that the bridge, if completed, is
Mr. Dill moved the following: not yet thrown across the river, as he says, as soon
2. Resolved that the Colonial Law on the sub- as the bridge has been finished the artillery will
ject in the opinion of this House was undoubtedly be brought up and the bulk of the troops will cross.
Intended to secure to each branch of the Legisla- It is expected that the greater part of the Fourteenth
ture this right and privilege so continuously exer- corps will have crossed in twenty-four hours, and
cised by the popular branch thereof-which was will receive the Czar, who is to arrive on Saturday.
affirmed. Such is the purport of the order Gen. Zimmernman
. Ayes 28-Messrs. Speaker, S C Bell, F M Coop- sent his troops at 2 o'clock Thursday. This do-
or, T N Dill, R J P Darrell, N J Darrell, J Fowle, cument has been ready for some days, but notwith-
W J Frith, A J Frith, J Harnett, J M Hayward, standing the Impatience of the Czar, the General
W S Masters, S A Masters, T W Mercer, T A Out- refused to cross the Danube, because he considered
erbridge, 8 C Outerbridge, E Peniston, C Peniston, that he was not ready. On Sunday last the Emperor
J N Smith, T F J Tucker, R Tynes, W H Wilkin,. announced his coming and ordered that a passage
son, T J Wadson. be made. The General asked further delay. On
Nays 7-Messrs. R D Fraser, S B Gray, E 11 Wednesday again he announced that he was
Gosling, HG Hunt. S A Harvey, T D Middleton. coming. Zimmerman then went to Ploiesti and
Mr. Dill moved the following succeeded in inducing His Majesty to postpone his
8. Resolved that any attempt to subvert this visit until Saturday.
reasonable construction of the Law cannot be A correspondent of the Daily News at Vienna
viewed by this House in any other light than a confirms the above, and says: To-morrow the
breach of the constitutional privilege of theRepres- first bridge across the Danube will likely be finish-
entatives of the people of the Islands to bold a ed below Ibrail. The work was begun on Saturday
wholesome check at all times on the monetary state by joining together hugh planks, which were kept
of the Treasury and ought not to be sanctioned by 'steady by anchored on the Ibrail side. Five bat-
the Executive of these Islands. tries have been constructed for protection on the
Mr. Dill moved that all after the word "Treas' Matchia side, and two batteries are added to the
vry" be struck out thereof-which was agreed to. one already placed at the mouth of the channel a
The question was put on the 3rd Resolution as week ago. The Russians at Ibrail are 15,000
amended and it was affirmed. strong. Thirty-eight war correspondents left
Ayes 28. Nays 6. ucharest yesterday for the Danube.
Mr.Dill with leave withdrew a resolution offer- [Note-The crossing near Ibrail, according to
ed by him as No. 4. general opinion, is only a subsidiary operation to
a maMr. Dill then moved the following:in crossing further west, probably between the
Mr. Dill then moved the following : Atuta and Vode rivers.].
4. Resolved that the manner in which this at. TheDaly New, Vienna despatch contains the
tempt bar been initiated must necessarily create the following; Sirce yesterday the Austrian troops
grave distrust of this Branch of the Legislature and have le M ng f wh stng de-
calls for the most anxious and jealous watchfulness have lned the Montenegro frontier with strong de.
over the management of the Revenue Department. Budtchena a!t. he wCltar en arborss o
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge moved that the words Buduaanw Cattaro e
and-sanctioned" bestruck out of that rosolutlon-- e News correspondent telegraphs from Ibrail
which was agreed to. on Tharsday might that the Russians have con-
The question being put on Resolution No. 4 as structed in all about a thousand rafts and pon-
ended it w affirmed, Ayes 21. Nays 7. toons, chiefly in the river Sereth, of which a large 1
meill then mved t 2 n ayg 7. number are being used at. Ibrail, but leaving enough
Mr.Dil then moved the following: for a bridge at Galatz. Also. each raft is senar-


6. ThatI a Committee be appointed to inquire ately towed to its position, nearly 100 feet up the
Into and report upon the most expedient mode of stream from the bridge. The anchor is cast and
further procedure in this matter, and that such the current sweeps the raft swiftly down alongside
Committee be empowered to employ Counsel if they the one previously fixed, to which it is made fast,
deem it necessary-which was agreed to. : while a steadying anchor is carried out below.
The Houe resumed and adopted the resolutions For several days back working parties of about
,as amended. 500 men have been crossing the river every mor-
Ordered that Messrs. S. C. Odterbridge, T. N, Ding. They have been cngaged raising above the
Dill, X. J. P. Darrell, W. H. Wilkinson, S. A. reach of inundation a road leading along the bank
.HJarvey-be the Committee for that purpose. of the old Danube from Getchel towards Matchin.
Adjourned to Wednesday next. About three-quarters of a mile have thus been
,Orders: made good, but there remains nearly five miles to
Governor's Message relating to Mails to the Matchin, the raising of which must take time.
United States, by the Contract Steamers. Yesterday a detachment of Cossacks made a recon-
Henry J. Watlington's Petition, nuisance towards Matchin and got pretty close, but
Governor's Message relating to the travelling ex. were half drowned in the attempt when attacked.
penses of Colonial Secretary as visitor to the Luna- Matcbin will be assailed both by land and water.
tic Asylum. The Turks have made no sign of hinderance. Two
Bill to prevent Fraud in shipping Produce. small camps are visible above Matchin on the
b heights. All day yesterday, forty at a load, were
To the Editor of the Royal Gazette. being ferried over from Galatz to patch the hard
Dau Bra,-I was very pleased to see the inter- ground opposite, whence by a wet winding path it
est of our Seamen and Marines taken in hand so Is said the bill country Is attainable. If this be
generously by an old resident of Ireland Island, so a crossing here seems to indicate a turning
but was sorry to see his ideas so misconstrued, movement against Matchin. About 40,000 troops
especially respecting the entertainment held out to are now in Ibrail and Galat, j
ur Naval Brothers at Somerset. I have been for a The Time's Bucharest despatch says that a force
considerable time at Bermuda, paying especial vis. of Russians have crossed the Danube on pontoon
fts to Somerset, and I differ greatly in opinion bridges at Galatz and are fortifying a tete de point
with this individual respecting the sleeping and on the Turkish shore. There was no fighting, as a
other accommodations held out to a matter of 60 men, wide expanse of mareh land still separated the
Aa stated. I can with safety state for myself and combatants.


friends that 20 men cannot be accommodated any
thing English like according to a reasonable person's
theory, but judging from this persons history, he
has been subject to bare boards for his sleeping
apartments; therefore applying it as a boon for
Seamen. I hope he will acknowledge that during
his 16 years residence in Bermuda he has found that
Sthe Seamen are gradually increasing educationally,
and are getting a more refined class of people than
hey have hitherto been, and begin to consider the
acquisition of a Seamen's Club.
,As to the situation 6f this Club there are several
nions why it should not be at Someriel


TH ua HGuE, June 20.-The funeral of the Queen
of the Netherlands, took place to-day. The King
of the Netherlands, the Prince of Orange, represen-
tatives of foreign courts, and an immense concourse
of people followed the cortege.


Whetby Jet and Vulcanite Jewelry
Consisting of
A A TCiI ES for Ladies, Watches for Gen-
tlemen, 1\atches for floys, in gold or
,ihver cases, at prices to suit nil, at CllILD'1 .


1'heodore Oterbridge,


HAMILTON.
Rleid Street, West of 1oyal Gazette" Office.
Olfice flours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-
days.
Orders Promptly Attended to.
.Hamilton, October 26th, 1876.

Printing & Stationery,

Royal Gazette Office,
Corner of Ieid and Burnaby Streets, lam-
ilton,
W I41I1RE ALL K[N DS OF
JOB WORK
Is Executed with Neatness and Despatch.

At the Stationery Store adjoining the above
( flice
Always on hand, every variety of Articleo in
that ine.,
Also, Cricketing GE1AR c., c,
Nov. 14, 1876.



BULL'S tHEAD LIVERY
STAB EI

DANIEL G. LANE Proprietor.
HIAMILTON:.

Branch Establishment, St. George.

T HE Proprietor of the above Es-
fablishment having just returned by the
" Canima" from New York, and brought with
him a number of NEW CARRIAGES and4
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.
1Hamiiton, Sept. 19th, 1876,

Pioteciion agai,t FlS UE
4Vr Tile MOST MODERATE RATES
Can be obtained from the
PHOENIX INSURA NCE COMIPA NY
of London,
One of the lor.gast Established and Wealthiest
Offices in Great Britain,
Through the BR ANCH OFFICE in these
Islands, a Saving is effected to the insured
of the Stamp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on ItEAL and PERSONAL
PI'OPERTY for 3, 6 or 12 months,
No FEES and no CHIARGE for Policies.
bNi-A, BUTTERFI ELD,


Hamilton, September 9th, 1365.


Agent.


7 .
Win, James Ioney,



AND


Commission
HAMILTON,


BERMUI) ,


" Eau" of Dr. HIoltz for
HAIR DYE.

IrTHIS WATE1R is of an entirely vegetable
composition, and its use is quite inof-
fensive,
Thanks to this peculiar quality which gives it
no rival, DR. loOL'rZ's Hair Dye 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, D.. HOLTZ has
succeeded in the discovery of plants, which give
the richest balsamic dyeing and curative essen.-
ces, and it is by this study that he succeeded to
compound a dye which may be styled as the
Regenerator by excellence of the chevelure.
GENERAL WAREHOUSE, IN PARIS,
La Correspondance Pariienune,
4 Rue de la Tacherie, 4.


s orn


ors e t Li very


NEAR NAVAL CRICKET FIELD,
E. Crawley (Mail Contractor,)
PornOIETOR.
Horses and Carriages, (with Experienced Dri-
vers,) obtainable at all hours on accommoda-
ting Terms.
October 24th, 1876.

MAPS
To illustrate the Eastern Question.
On Sale at the Royal Gazette" Stationery
Store.
Hamilton, May 29th, 1877.


W0,6 F. B A SC 0 M..E


RVID STREET, HAMILTON.
E AST E'ND.


COOK
W ANTED by a Family in this Town
p!y at the Office of his Paper.


June 5th, 1877.

'SOLID Silver and
CASES at CHILD'S,


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P-


Pearl Card


P. -

FOgItL I VfI010L,
CALLING( ATVP QUEN TOWN,
Carrying the U1 nid Sedl e Mail
from New York
ON T'7 S D r,"

Stet m h i p
MONTANA sails June 12, at 3 p.m.
IllPAlO sails June 19, at Noon.
WYOMING sails July 3, at 10 a m.
WISCONSIN sails July 17, at 10 a.nm.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry eNxer:e .1- .. 3 't,, -gseons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon AecommodaUons are .n-
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, venilafion and light.
. The U. S, Mail Steamer Canina" from 1Rer
muds, Thursdays, genera:ly arrives at New York
on Monday, and P,.e,,i ..' bi::.a can be
transferred direct to the L:A... Steamer sail-
ing next .1 .
WILLIAM'S & GUION,
Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, "'.;y 24, 177.,

we 0s Fo BASC ME1


REID STR EFT, HAMILTON, EAST,
Has Received a supply of the fol-
Slowing
PR EP.8 d4 TIO.S
FOR THE TEETH
Put up by the well known Dentistse -'s. GA-
iBRlIEt, Ludgate Hill, London.
SEDADENT, or Cure for Toothache
CORALITE TOOTH PAST r, for Cleansing
and Improving the Teeth
ROYAL DENTIFRICE, gives the Teeth a
pearl-like whiteness
WHI TE GUT'A P IRCIIA LEN.IEL, for
Stopping decayed Teeth
OSTEO-ENAM EL STOPPING, warranted to
remain white and firm as the Tooth itself
QOONTALG1QUE ELIXII. celebrated
nmh Wash.
Iamilton, March 26th, 1877.




Notice of Removal.

X ALFRED JORDAN,
Dentist,
Has Removed to St, Georges,
And may be consulted there in Kent St.
daily, between 9 a.m. and 5 o'clock.
October 10, 1876.
OIMMEL'S CHOICE PERFU.IMERY patron-
dLk ised by all the world.


RIMMErL'S ILANG IRAN', VANDA, IENN A, OeRKFY
CLUB, FRANNGI and other Perfumes of exquisite
fragrance.
RiNMMEL' LAVEsFoR WA'rNAT distilled from Mit.
cham Flowers,.
RIMMEL'S TOILET VINEGAR, celebrated for its
useful and sanitary properties.
Rimrn 's EXTRACT OF LAC JUICE ANIO GLYCKE
iNSE, the best preparation for the Hair especially
Y in warm climates.
RiMME/s DuGosu OIL SOAP, perfumed wvh Ans-
, tralian Educatusly
RiNMMEL's GLYCERIVES HONEP, WIDSOR, and
other Toilet Soaps.
RiMmEL's Ross WATER, COSTUME AND FLORAL
CRACKERS, very amusing for Bails and Parties.
RIMMEL'S VIOLET, Rosa LEAF, RioE, and other
Toilet Powders.
A Liberal allowance to Shippers.
EUGENE RIMMEL, Perfumer to Hl RH ithe Prin-
cess of Wales, 96 Strand ; 128 Regent
Street, and 24 Corahili, London ; 16
Boulevard des lialiens, Paris; and 27
King's Road, Brighton.
Sold by all Perfumery Venders-

X ND 7'. T& O

PERFUMER Y,
.celebrated for neatly a century pas', is of' the very
best English manufacture. For its purity and great
excellence it has obtained the following
EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDALS,
LoNDON, l-,:.. PARIs, 1867. CoDnoVA, i-J,
!LIA, 1872, VIENNA, 873.
PHILADELIPHIA, l-.

ATKINSON'S CHOICE PE ,RFUM ES
For the Handkerchief,
White Rose, Frangipanne, Ylang Ylang, Stephano.
S-tis, Opopanax, ,Juckeyv tnb, Ess. Bouqle',
Tievol, ,iarc'i., Jasmin, Wood Vio-
let. And all other odours, of the
finest quality only.
.tkinson's Florida Water
* A most fragrant Perfume, distilled from the choicest
Exotics.
ATKINSON'S QUININE HAIR LOTION.
A very refreshing Wash which stimulates the skin,
to a healthy action and promotes the growth of the
fair. --
A T K I N S 0 N' S
ETiItEREAL EF.CE OF LAVENDER.
A powerful Perfume distilled from the finest fj. '-er.,
* ATKINSON'S QUININE TOOTH POWER
VIOLET POWDER, MACASSAR OIL, GLY-
CERINE G REAM,
SAnd other specialists and general articles of Per"
fonumery may be obtained of all dealers throughout
the World, and of the Manufacturers

-24, OLD BOND STEI.T7, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
CAUTON.-.Mesrss. i. & E. ATErIso rr.an.-
facture their articles of one and the best quality only
1'nrchasers ore csutioned to avoid counterfeits hy
observing (hat each article is labtlled with the Firm
Trade Mark, '"a White Rose on a Golden Lyre,"
printed in seven colours.
.ESTABLISH ED 179, ,
1!4n If


BfRONZE iJ)AI. AT THE
U niversal :xhi ition o, Pi 1855,
Bronze Medal at the Exhibtion of Trie -e, 1871,
Silver Medal at the Elxhibilon of Havre, 1868,
Silver Medal at the Exhibition of Paris, 1872,
Gold M edal at the Exhbiion of Lyons, 1872,
Diploma of honor at il~e Maritime Exhibition, Pa-
ris, 1875.
RIGOLLOT'S
:IJST A TIBV 1APJ'
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 ob)in easily in a few
moments a decided result whih the smallest possible
quantity of the remedy, are the problems which M.
Rigollot has solved in t'he moot conclusive and sa.
tisfactory manner. ~igo lot's ',c-; ai; in leaves
will, therefore, he fund in every 'family, for the
prompt action obairned by it in many cases of emer-
gency renders it an invaiuabie r'emeio for various
disorders.
(Signed) A. BOUCHIARDAT
Annuairetlhrapentique ann6e 1 :, p. 204,
IMP OR TANT NO TWICE .
The precious quality of 'ligollot's Paper in cases
of great gravity, is !iht of acting very rapidly. It is
in important Healing Agent. o children, weak,
and nervous persons, I strongly recommend the fol-
lowing method of graduating the action of the plas-
ter according to the will or condition of the patients
viz., to put one, two, or three leaves of wet blot-
ting paper between the Sinanismn and the skin.
An old piece of fine line may also be employed
instead of blotting paper.
Beware oUf I,ri!alions.
MANUFACTORY ASD WAREHOUSE, AVENUE VICTORIA,
24 PARIs,-and by all respectable Chemists.
THEF BLOOD! THE BLOOD!
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iiTOR CLEANSING and CLEARIvN the BLoon from
V.l ALL IMPURITIrS, whether.arising from youth.
fal indiscretion or any other cause, cannot be too
highly recommended,. It
Cures Old Sores
Cures Ulcerated Sores in the Neck
Cures Ulcerated Sore Legs
Cures Blackheads or Pimples on Faeg
Cures Scurvy Sores
Cures Cancerous Ulcers
Cures Blood and Skin Diseases
Cures Glandular Swellings
Clears the Blood from all Impure M-t'*ir, from
whatever cause arising.
As this mixture is pleaaant to the taste and war-
ranted free from '..c rW,;'---.~i .- a~Pils and most
medicines sold for the above diseases contain-the
Proprietor solicits sufferers to givb it a trial to test
its value.
Thousands of Testimonials from all Part&,
Sold in Bottles 2s 3d, each and in Cases, contain-
ing 6 Bottles, 1 Is. each, sufficient to effect a per.
manentcure in long standing cases, by all Chemists
and Patent Medicine Vendors; or sent to any
address on receipt of 97 or 132 stamps, by
F J CMRKE:, Chemist, High Street, LINCOLN.,
Wholesale Agents:-
BA.CLAY & SoNs, L,-I. .,An.i)AULTaSrWHao,EsALr
H OTUSES,










[Brown Windsor Soap
)Glycerine Cold Oream
Pure Glycerine Soap
So.s arshmnallow Soap
Elder Floaer Soap
.arboiic Acid and Glycerine

Medieval Perfume
EXTRACTS FOPR TRl Jockey Club Bouquet
HANDK9RCTm 11 Extract, of YTlangilang
1Ess. Boquet, &. &c,
StA" :rw Oil
POMADES t(rystai Cream
Exquisite Pomade, &c., c.
Saponaceous Tooh Powder, Violt Powder,
Rosemary and Canbherides flair G eash,
Toile Vinegar, and Bevory description of 'oiaet
Per fumeerry
Ess. Boqet, &c, &c.









Pr'ivat le a.,rd "Lodgitng
Ladies an al Grentemen,


Exquisione Haven, Reid Street.
Hamilton.
Toile Vinegar, and y esripo 1876.y esripo ofT


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THE BERMUDA Ro.L GAzETTE is published
every Tuesday by DONALD M'PHEE ,LE,
Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent
AT HIS OFFICE,

Northwest Corner of Reid and Burnaby Streets,
Hamiiton.,
where Blanks, Hand-bills, &c, wiil be
printed at the shortest notice,-Agent
at St. Georges for the Royal Gazelle,
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