Group Title: Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder.
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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]
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Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: Bermuda Islands -- Hamilton
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1828?
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 93, no. 153 (Dec. 30, 1920).
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (Jan. 22, 1828).
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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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BERMUDA COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


No. 3-Vol. IZ.


STATE SUPER VIAS ANTIQUES.


24s. per Ann


Ifamilelon,, Berinuda,


For the Bermuda Royal Gazette. your studies, and His aid in all your difficulties.
ADVICE TO CHILDREN. Communion with the Father will give you a quick
VMY DEAR CHILDREN,-To-day I was very much sensibility to truth, as well as duty, a collected at-
struck by a remark made to me by an elderly gentle- tension, a clear judgment, a pure imagination a
man, while riding past a house, around which dious spirit. These are all essential to your high-
many children were playing. I spoke of the num- est improvement and success, even in the acquisi-
ber of children in the Parish. "Yes,' said he, tion of human knowledge; and you know that
"that is one :of the misfortunes of Bermuda-so without them there is nowledge; a nd you know that
many children and so little to bring them up upon." without them there is no hope of happiness beyond
Now, I have been thinking all the afternoon the grave.
about this remark and wondering whether it could Dear Children, I must say good bye for the pre-
be entirely true. One thing strikes me very for- sent, for I have taxed your patience long enough.
cibly, which is this-that the children themselves Perhapsil will write you again some time. If ewr.
have much to do with it; that it remains for them words soon to those who think of wrteaching or who
to prove whether they turn out to be "misfortunes" wordhave just beoun thos t h.1, o teaching or who
or not. Thinking this, my dear children, and know-i e just begun to each. Io who have been teaeh-
ing that many of you have opportunities of going for several years would often been glad of a
to Schools where you are expected toleagoithat few words of experience and guidance from those
to Schools makwhere you are expected to learn that who had tried it; so I trust my suggestions will be
,-which should make you wise and useful men and useful to my less experienced sisters.
women, I venture to send you a few hints for
studying-herb at the beginning of the new year Very affectionately your friend,
when one is so apt to think over the lost opportu- ONE WHO LOvEs CHILDREN AND TEACHING.
nities and mistakes of the years' gone by-I send Flatts, January 12, 1879.
you these, hoping they may help you in the carry-
ing out of many good resolutions which you have
made or shall make. THE PLANET VULCAN.
Perhaps some of you remember the remarks To the Editor of the Bermuda Royal Gazette.
which our Governor made to Mr. Clay's scholars SIR,-W. A. M. was quite right in applying to
last yela when he told them that" the battle of life you for information with respect to the movements
.i now ought by muscular ability but by of the Planet Vulcan for we have seen a great deal
mental. Think of this, dear children, and resolve of that erratic Star in Bermuda lately.
to fight the battle of life bravely and ably-by I am afraid, though I am a constant observer of
gaining all useful knowledge and directing it ac- Vulcan's movements, that I shall not be able to
cordingly. Remember that knowledge is a means describe them to you in the technical terms of as-
not an end. That a bad use may be made of know- tronomy. I cannot like W. A. M. speak as to the
ledge as well as a good one. All of you then who revolution of the axis or the circuit of the perihe-
attend School or are fortunate enough to have the lion, but can only write down my observations in
means of study given you in any other way, ac- ordinary language.
cept these few suggestions and let them guide you On the 4th of December last Vulcan was seen by
in making the best use of your time and opportu- many people to make more than one revolution in a
cities, so that some day you may each live to feel rather eccentric orbit, and, strangely enough, was
that you have not been one of Bermuda's misfor- visible to the naked eye, somewhere about 3 p.m.-
tunes" but a staff and support to her. these observations were taken at Shelly Bay.
In studying, above all things learn to fix your at- Since then his movements have been so erratic as
tention. Begin at the beginning of the lesson be- to excite keen interest and curiosity. He seems
fore you, and endeavour to study without a wan-, altogether to have escaped from the usual guiding
during thought; and if your thoughts do wander forces that keep a planet of his magnitude in
call them back instantly to their duty. Shut out the way in which he should go-consequently in-
not only every other subject except that of the stead of following in the way marked out for him
lesson, but every part and point of the lesson ex- (orbit, I believe astronomers call it) he has been ob-
cept the thing which you are next to master. Let served on many occasions-notably on the 13th
everything beside be to you as if it were not. Be December and 9th January to deviate from his
absorbed in thework. Heed not the lapse of time, course and frequently to come into contact with
nor the approach of recess, nor the labor, nor the various obstacles. At such times large masses have
laziness of others around you. The habit of atten- been seen to fly off from him just as meteoric
tion will certainly be of immense value to you, in stones are said to be the result of heavenly bodies
all things, and may be worth as much as your coming into collision with one another.
whole being and salvation. I trust you will be able to find space in your
Next, master every step in order. To pass over a next number for this letter, as even though it will
'difficulty instead of mastering ft, will only make not give the information asked for by W. A. M., it
the next more absolutely insurmountable. If you may interest others of your readers, and incite them
would lay up trouble and difficulty. for coming to such observations of this remarkable planet, as
days and lessons,-if you would "pile Pelion upon may enable the more learned among them to sup-
Orsa," on purpose to be crushed,-then excuse ply the correct terms desired by your correspon-
yourself from everything hard and take only what dent.
is perfectly easy, in to-day's lessons. The only I am, Sir, your obedient servant,
easy policy for you is to be thorough and under- F. ARAGO.
stand everything as you go. If you find the traces January 15,1879.
of past lessons on your memory growing dim and
obscure, go back at once and carve them deeper.
It is easier to revive impressions which are just be-
ginning to fade, than to restore them when wholly Oti
vanished. The scholar's economy lies in making
and keeping all things in his mind, fast and tight.
In order to make easy and rapid progress, you need 0Pilot & S va7e Serv 1es.
a memory at once so ready and retentive, that when '
you address yourself to your study, it shall
put forth its stores for your use ; just those things IN order to prevent misunderstanding among
which bear upon the present lesson. If you would those persons who may be concerned in the
have such a memory you must win it by diligent above matters whenever connected with us,
care and cultivation. You will forget soon enough We, the undersigned, Branch Pilots, do hereby
at the best. Your memory will play the part of give notice that wehave this day agreed to i
a treacherous sieve often enough, though you ve notice that we have this day agreed toR -
should aim ever so earnestly to hold everything work m PILOTING and SALVAGE SERVI-
that you can learn in everlasting remembrance. CES, on the following scale-Viz:-
How much more if you look not beyond the hour PILOTING OR SALVAGE (in Sail-boats)-i for
of recitation. In that case you can expect nothing the Pilot; for the Sail-boat; ; for the
but that the ideas should vanish away as soon as Crew.
they have answered their end. It is the just pun- PILOTING (in Gig-boats)- for the Pilot; 2
ishment of such time serving that knowledge gained PILOTINh (in Gig-boats)-i for the Pilot; 2
for the mere purpose of recitation is generally as shares for the Gig-boat; remainder among
short lived as its aim and use. If you would re-, the Crew. a
tain the knowledge you get forever, you must min- SALVAGE (in Gig-boats)-2 shares for the Pi- s
gle the idea of eternity with it at the moment it lot; or 21 shares for the Gig-boat; re- '
becomes your own. Look infinitely beyond all ex- mainder among the Crew
aminations; and being immortal yourselves make
your knowledge immortal also. Of course it must .NOTE.-In Salvage awards, one share extra
be a simple.and undeniable fact that you know at will be made, which will be divided among the
the best but very little. If you consider yourselves standing Crew.
already increased in intellectual goods you will of All expenses incurred will be deducted from J
course conclude that youn have need of nothing and the whole amount previous to division.
will take no pains to learn. He that thinks he is JAMES B. RICHARDSON,
full cannot be tempted even by a feast. You may J S. MNR
well lighten the sense of your trials, by thinking JOHN S. MINORS,
how many are in worse circumstances than your- JOHN FOX,
self; but, for objects of comparison, in point of BENJAMIN TROTT,
knowledge and virtue, always look above you. Branch Pilots.
You cannot have a clear head, nor a truly healthy St. George's, Jany. 4, 1879.-3
body without a clear conscience. Nothing is more
effectual to drink up the scholar's spirit and palsy
all his intellectual efforts, than the pangs of shame Otice i N OtiCC !
and remorse. Therefore, govern yourselves in all
things under the plain dictates of duty and the
law of GOD. Under Him and with His help reign The Undersigned has just received ex Brigantine
with absolute sway over the subject kingdom of T. H. A. PITT]',"
your appetites and passions. Make them submit A
and own a master, and be not you their slave. If A C A R 0 0 O
you let pleasure permanently get the upper hand, 1_ t t A
there is nothing for you but to bid farewell to true I l U T AI
wisdom and knowledge. There are many persons


o nne intellecual powers who are not reckonedin- Selected expressly for Bermuda Market and is
sane, yet whose love for study is quenched in the of fine quality
greater love for vicious gratifications, and 'whose
mental vision is strangely dimmed by the thick THE CARGO CONSISTS OF
fogs of corruption in which they constantly dwell, .A RN ET P )T O T A ES
If you would mount up with a true scholar's wings, j- *
if you wouldrun the race without weariness and Minnesota I)O. s
faintness, live ever in the sunlight of a clear con- Early Rose DO.
science. Make the body servant to the mind, and EGGS OATS
both willing subjects of GOD. If the inspiration of LU VI BE I L A T i S &.
GoD gives, it also increases understanding. The _
Maker of our faculties can easliy give additional ALSO, I
power to the workmanship of His hands. He can
breathe new life into your soul and make you From New York,
quick of understanding in all your studies. He 3L iLOURI MEAl. C(RN
has unseen avenues to every department of your
mind and is able and willing to give helpjust 111 1 AN B UTE It C lIEF, SK1
when and where help is wanted. It is infinitely fit LA R tD FISI I SOAP N AI LS, &.
and suitable when you set yourself to cultivate and Parties having engaged their Seed will please J
improve that understanding which GoD gave you, receive the same from Wharf at once.
and which is a feeble reflection and shadow of His 'I. i. PI'I' .
own that you should acknowledge the Giver of that -
understanding and seek fervently His blessing on dramiltor,, Dec. 10, 1878. 2


,Notice,


ARMY CONTRACTS.

Commissariat Ofice,
HAMILTON, Bermuda, 13 Jany., 1879.
THE DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL will
receive Tenders in duplicate, at noon


The 27th inst.,
For the Supply of

Hardware & Ironmonge-

ry,
For the Royal Engineer Department in the
whole command, for one year, commencing 1st
of April next.
Forms of Tender with Specification for the
Hardware Contract can be obtained at once on
a written or personal application to the DIS-
TRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL, between the
hours of 10 o'clock a.m. and 2 o'clock p.m.,
daily, on payment of the sum of five shillings.
This amount will be refunded to the unsuc-
cessful candidates on returning the Specifica-
tion.
No tender will be entertained unless made
upon the proper Form obtained as above, and
when sent in each set of Tenders must be pro-
perly enclosed in envelopes and addressed to
the DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL, Hamil-
ton, marked on the outside Tender for Hard-
ware."
The DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENERAL re-
serves the right of rejecting any or all the
Tenders.
.JOHN H. RANDALL,
Commissary,
District Commissary General.


ottr.


Stranded Steamship Kate'
Cargo,.


and


All Persons having: ;,. CL( 11:. on the stranded




J'IMPSON, l.;ie Master,
Or her Cargo,
For Salvage or other Services.
Are hereby informed that it is intended to
ship lle (' r io by fist opportunity to New York,
aid take the necessary steps to tbring their
Claiiuins to a senllement without un,'ee.s-ary
delay, as any delay in resliping the (Cotton
nust he attended with serious loss not only to
U kiirvrwitcrsand Owners, but to uClaimants.
D. CHISIHOLjAI,
Agent for U underwriters


January)


5,1879.

If~r Uid


r.;' : L UJ J_ &1IJLA -1 1J
S.*? \ IDwelling wiih FOUIJ ACR'ES
LANI>, within I\ miles of lamnilton
and Prospect Camp, now occupiedd by Comt nis-
unry 11. J.1. WILD, but will be ready for a new
Tenant about the 1st February next.
Apply to
C. G. GOSLING,
Hamilton.
january 14th, 1879.

For Rent,
That commodious and centrally si-
tuated Two Story

C CO T T A G E,
,_ .B .
u Parliament Street, next Melbourne House."
Immediate Possession given.
JEREMIAH HAR IETT,
American House,
Hamilton, Decttuber 31, 1878.


Notice,


A-lAF )L


19 E.~A1 T


S A Large Two-story

Dwelling i1OU' E
in Reid Street, lately occupied by the Under-
igned. Will be let on accommodating terms.
For particulars apply to
THOSE. H PI T1T,
West Front Street.
Hamilton, November 25th, 1878.


22nd


For Rmnt,
A Large and Comfortable

: DwellingHouse
In the Town of Hamilton.
Apply at the Gazette Office,"
December, 1878,


T 1 7) 9C X


Informs his Cudtomers and the Pub'ic cnier ily
that by the Sir G. F. S4 i mour" and other
recent arrivals, anl a lima" present,
he is in receipt of his i:iuali Supply
of
ENGISI1-l :\ND I \'.%IIKhIC\N


Particularly selected for the approaching
Xmas Season, anmon,? which will
be found


A AMS BACON T )N(Ul)-
Smoked BEER SAUSAGES
BrIs. and Half Mis. F. M1. BIK E F
Half Bls. Pig PO RK
Bis. and Half Bl.. choicest FI.OUR,
Choicest of IUTT'ER. ai.d I. \RD
Boxes C! IFE-E', 2h. Tiin TII'PE
I, 2 & 311. Tins BE,' lE and \U'UTTON
Corn'd BIKEEF, 2 and I41b. tin -very cheap
&e., &C., &c.
BLACK and piece e I'PI'' I', in T ins, 71hs
e ell

A I.SO,
A ISINS, whole, ha!f, and ,Itr. boxes
a Sultana R AIISINS Lo soe MUSCATI I,
J)essert RAISINS CURAItA T. )S DA FES
Layer FIGS, 21b. & 8lh. Box-s
CPIJCES, all sorts
'owderedTHFYMI1, S \V' RV iand SAGE
vV-I. LN UTI' .Almond ai.d 'ccan NUTS
Citron, (range and Lemon I'[EIL
Assd. JAMS and dJ.ELLI IS lum PUDDI)ING
Assd. CONFI CTI)N I': I Y, .-1 b. & 71b. tins,
(cheap)
nurtley ;nd Pal iers leadii'g I'I 'I'I'TS
l'nUcrican BISCUI'TP, assorted
ox's Gelatiie Fatii a T' \PI()C \'
i'pps C(0() )A, 4 & 411.. paaclkna 7 lb). Tins CURUI,' 1
C O)CO \TIN \, Smoliiid g new.
Magic Knife POWI)ElR
WVore stershiire S.A UIC I.
Boxes 1. S. \ANDI) S, 7 & II 11b.
Tins C(H1P'.I RY
Bbls. b l'iblel VI l \ I'i 25 gaals
Bags ItICE
Real J.apn, BL\ C Mottled and other S( )A ',
With a 1000 and I other GO II)S, too tedi-
ous to erniimnc.r:ate. If not seen ;isk for.
B E. DICKINSSO.N.
Front Street, Ilamilton,
De-r. i0, 1878,


., B. INGHAM'S
BAK ERY.
lIilANKING my Customers for the Liberal
Patronage extended to me during the past
year and soliciting a continuance of (lie same,
which I shall try to merit.
Orders respectfully Solicited.
C. B. INGI A\I.
Januaryy 6, 1879.-3 pd

N T E.T

eali Estate for Sale
near the Town of hiamilton.


Ileing about to leave the Islands for a period,
Offers for Sale
T,
^r The Building,
A .\PTiD EITIIER FORI A
)WEILINVG OR A STORE,
AND

situated near the Eastern entrance to the Town
of llamilton, between the Maiu Road and the
waters of Hamilton Harbour.
The Upper and half of Lower portion of the
Building is inow on Lease for 30 a year.
T''erms accommodating.-Apply to
W. A. FISK,
Paget.
October 29, I7-78'.

POTATOES!

potatoes Potatoes!
Potatoes Potatoes! Potatoes!

On Hand and to arrive, a Prime


THE CAUSEWAY BRIDGE near the Wes-
S tern terminus of the Causeway now un-
dergoing certain REPAIRS and ALTERATI-
ONS.
The Public is hereby notified thatk*m and
after the 6th instant, and until further notice,
a portion of the Bridge will be taken up and
the Carriage way reduced in width ,tb about
nine feet, or thereabouts. .
Persons travelling on the Causeway Road
are again requested to drive slowly over this
Bridge.
PHILIP NESS,
Colonial Surveyor.
Hamilton, 3rd August, 1878.


[ DV ERTISUIMENT.]
,IjIE IREV. J. C. IYA JONES having re-
moved to Hamillon, is desirouis of taking
Sf,-w PUII'li. PO!R INSTRUCTION in the
various branches of Ediication.
Terms moderate.
December 10, 1878.

RE WARD!


F the lUnde signed Ii ving been broken into
on the ni hlit of [-''iiliy last, the .*rd inst.,
:Irad a considerable quantity of 01,t Y GOODS
P ROVISION ', &e., takc, i therefio m.
! \ .IIER!;Al, UENV \U) will be paid for
such! inform oI tion as il l !cad to the conviction
of the ('offctidcr or Offenders.
N. A. COOPER.
War\ ick, 6th Janui]ry, 1879.


Notice.

''I FE Undersigned informs the Public gener-
ally that ,s lie i'lten.s
Iemainino but for a short time in
Bermuda,


To


I hl


Reqitets personsew-'esirm-of Purchasing

JEWELRY, &c.,
> make Immediate application n.
E. C. CORNELL.
Cor. of Heid and Queen Street.
imilton, Jainuary 7, 1879.


. sh ft uao o.


Momently expected a large Supply
OF
F B1, G U U1 4i v,/r OV ,
Which will he dispose I of at a reasonable price.
Th.Le tilede spo'aks for itself.- FPirmers who
h ive, during the last f nr seasons, tried this
Alarune pronounced it A 1.
S 'all at once and engage the quantity you re-
quire.
ALBRElrFT INGLIS.
St. 'George, Bermuda, Oct. 28, 1878.





Hard Stone Lime.
WOOD) URJ7 T LItME.

3500 Bushels lHard Stone Wood
Burnt LI ME.
For Sale by 11. C. OUTERIBRI DG, CAuse-
way Road, or 61 Front St., Iamilton.
November 19, 1878.

i t. Nicholas' Hotel

NEW YORK.
l11 lS favourably and well-known Hotel hav-
ing increased conveniences for the comfort
of ita patrons, offers superior attractions for
transient and permanent guests.
URIAH WELCH,
Late firm and successor to S. Hawk & Co.,
Proprietor.
November 1I, 1878.-3m

FOR HIEN T,
With Immediate Pos.session,
That Desirable Family Residence in Paget Pa.
.-1- ,


lot of rnsn, Known as

Baftt i Otl'otat 0 ROSE HIL COTTAGE,
Lately occupied by the Misses Gilbert, with Pas-
And ture and Garden iand attichd.
Po Loes frt d To pernons ds ring a pleasant-situalion for
Potatoes flor Seed. the winter months, or a longer period, the above
The above for sale Cheap to Cash customers affords numerous inducements.
only. Full particulars can be ob)aiined ou applica-
ALBERT INGLI S. tion ,o
St. George's, Bermuda, MR. R. D. DA)RREL L,
Oct. 8th, 1878. H amiLon, Novr. 25, 1878,


i


Z7


I


R-
OF"## IS799







1JD. W- KNIII U-F4


EXTriA( T from METEOROLOGICAL OBSER-
V APTI ONS taken under the direction of the Principal
Medical Officer, Prospect, Bermuda. Above the sea
151 feet.


Date.


1879.
Jan.13
14
15
16
17
18
19


29-767
30-122
30,079
30-265
30'163
30-199
29-957


Win
9a.u
I

.*>- +-


id


Temperature previous
h. /,,4A


1. -.4 lours.

.=- 9.9 g a


0 0 0
4 69-3 56-4 11 -0
1 7C'5 58-2 125-2
1 67-3 60-2 126-4
c'l 66-1 53-8 89-6
2 653 59-0 120-5
c'l 69-9 52-2 124'0
1 73"1 59-8 130-0


0


Total 0-76





Hamilton, January 21, 1879.

IE1It iS;SD A.

Proceedings of the Honorable Leg-
islative Council.

Friday, 17th January, 1879.-Pursuant to adjourn-
ment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
President,
The Honorable Augustus J. Musson,
Win. H. Gosling,
James H. Triminghan,
Eugenius Harvey,
(4 Joseph H. Harvey,
G. S. Tucker,
*t Randal E. Webster, Colonial
[Secretary.
The Resolve providing certain sums for the com-
pletion of the St. David's Island Lighthouse, was
read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair:
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without
amendment.
The House adopted the Report, and the rule as
to several readings of Bills and Resolutions on the
same day having been dispensed with by unani-
mous consent, the Resolve was then read the third
time and passed and ordered to be laid before His
Excellency the Governor by the Hon. R. E. Web-
ster.
Adjourned to Friday. next, the 24th instant, at
11-30.

BE RIUDA.

Abstract of the Proceedings of the Honorable
House of assembly.
Monday, 20th January.-Mr. R. J. P. Darrell
presented a List of Quarterly Accounts to 31st
December, 1878.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge gave notice to move an
amendment to the 45th clause of the Post Office
Regulation" Bill, to strike out all after the word
week" in the let paragraph of that clause.
Ordered, on motion of Mr. J.tW. Pearman, that
the following message be sent to ills Excellency the
Governor :
May it please Your Excellency ;
We are directed by the House of Assembly to re-
quest that Your Excellency will be pleased to di-
rect a Writ to issue for the election o! a Member of
the Assembly for the Parish of Smith's, in the room
of the Worshipful Edwin Peniston, deceased.
The Bill providing for the Post, Office Establish-
ment, was read a second time and committed.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
The 1set clause was agreed to.
The Attorney General moved the 2nd clause,
which was agreed to. .
The Attorney General moved that the first blank
be filled up 300."
Mr. Fraser moved that it be filled up "1250"-
wLich was negatived.
Ayes 8-Messis. R J P Darrell, R D Fraser, W
J Frith, A J Frith, W S Masters, S A Masters, T
F J Tucker, R Tynes.
Nays 15--Messrs. Speaker, F M Cooper, T N
Dill, S B Gray, E H Gosling, S A Harvey, H G
Hunt, J Harnett, T D Middleton, T A Outerbridge,
S C Outerbridve, C Peniston, T J Pearman, J N
Smith, W H Wilkinson.
The Attorney General's motion was agreed to.
The second blank was filled up '"20."
The Attorney General moved the 3rd clause-
which was negatived.
Ayes 7-Messrs. S B Gray, E H Gosling, S A
Harvey, H G Hunt, C C Keane, T D Middleton, T
F J Tucker.
Nays 16-Messrs. Speaker, F M Cooper, R J P
Darrell, T N Dill, R D Fraser, W J Frith, A J
Frith, W S Masters, S A Masters, T A Outerbridge,
S C Outerbridge, C Peniston, J Pearman, J N
Smith,'R Tynes, W H Wilkinson.
The 4th clause, with the blanks filled up, agreed
to. '
The 5th clause, with the blanks filled, agreed to.
The 6th clause agreed to.
The Attorney General moved that the blank in
the 7th be filled up 250."
Mr. R. J. P. Darrell moved that it be filled up
",200"-which was negatived.
Ayes 8. Nays 10.
The Attorney General's motion was agreed to.
The 8th and 9th clauses agreed to.
The Attorney General moved a clause as No. 10,
providing for the duration of the Bill-which was
agreed to.
The Attorney General moved that the duration
be to ithe lust day of Deceinmbr, 1888.
Mr. Fraser moved that it be to the end of" 1882"
which was affirmed.
Ayes 5. Nays 6.
The House resumed.


The Chairman reported the Bill and it was adopt-
ed and ordered to be engrossed.
The Bill entitled "An Act to provide for the cus-
tody of the Quarantine Buildings on Nonsuch Is-
land"-was read a third time.
The Attorney General moved that 20" be sub-
stituted 'or "12" in the 1st clause of the Bill.
Mr. J. N Smith moved that "16" be substitu-
ted for 20."
Mr. Hunt moved a point of order that the mover
of an amendment has no right of reply-which the
Speaker sustained.
The question being put on Mr. Smith's motion it
was negative. Ayes 6. Nays 15.
The Attorney General's motion was affirmed.
Ayes 12. Nays 9.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Bill as amended, and
it was adopted and ordered to be engrossed.
Mr. S. C. Outerbridge gave notice:-When a
Colonial Post Master shall be appointed, his salary
shall be (250) pounds a year, and he shall also be
allowed (20) pounds a year to provide additional
assistance to help himself and his clerk in sorting
letters on the arrival or departure of Post Office
Packets.


Reinsert III clause with the exception of the
words "The Post Master General or" at the be-
ginning of the Clause.
The Attorney General gave notice :-Clause XV.
To strike out from the 32nd to the 35th line inclus-
ive and insert instead:
All letters, packets, and newspapers passing
through the Post Office in these Islands, sent by
any such vessel going to any place not within the
United Kingdom shall be liable to the same rates
of postage as letters, packet and newspapers sent by
regular mails; and all letters received by any such
vessel from any place out of the United Kingdom
shall be liable on delivery to the ordinary prepaid
rates of inland postage and in addition thereto to a
charge of [one penny] and all newspapers so re-
ceived shall be liable on delivery to a charge of
[one penny] each.
Clause 48 :-To amend the clause by requiring
that all Post Office Accounts shall be audited by
the Audit Board at such times as the Governor
shall direct or in any other manner that the Gov-
ernor shall appoint and by providing that such ac-
counts shall at all times be open to the inspection
and audit of any Committee to be appointed by the
Council and Assembly.
Clause 65 :-To insert between the words This
Act" and the words "shall continue," the following
words, shall go into operation on the first day of
March one thousand eight hundred and seventy-
nine, and."
The Attorney General gave notice to move, on the
3rd reading of the Pest Office Establishment Bill,
to insert the 3rd clause of the Bill struck out in
Committee providing for a Clerk to the Post Master
General.
Mr. J. W. Pearman gave notice of an amendment
to the Post Office Regulation Bill.
Mr. Fraser gave notice to move to insert in his
notice of the last day of meeting, between the words
have and been" in the 5fh line thereof, the words
for five years previously."
Mr. Fraser gave notice that on the 3rd reading of
the Bill to provide for the Post Office Establishment
he will move a recommittal for general purposes.
Adjourned to Friday next.
Order:-
The Post Office Regulation Bill.

CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTON.
ENTERED.
Jan. 14-Schr. W. H. Card,"Foss, Cape IIayti; 3473
pounds logwood.-Agent, John S. Darrell.
17-Barkentine Queen of the Isles, Smith, London;
goods for merchants.-Agent, T. F. J. Tucker.
20-Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New York; as-
sorted cargo.-Agents, Trott & Cox.
S. Steamer A. Strong, Deacon, from the Mediter-
ranean via Gibraltar, bound to Philadelphia; out 19
days; called for coal.-Agents, W. C. Hyland & Co.
CLEARED.
Jan. 14-Schr. George Walker, Thompson, Cardenas.
15-Schr. Oliver Jamieson, Rhoades, Charleston, S.C.
16-Barque Sir G. F. Seymour, Watlington, London ;
97801bs. arrowroot, 388 empty casks, 614 hides,
5321bs. tallow, 56 casks horns, 6 pk-g. tobacco, 2288
pkgs. oldmetal, 8 casks palm oil and about 250 tons
government stores.
17-Schr. F. E. Hallock, Moule, New York.
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE.
ENTERED.
January 13-Schr. Lulu Ammerman, Highbee, from
Havre bound to New York. in distress; oil bls.
and carboys.-Agents, W. C. Hyland & Co.
14-Schr. Herbert E. Cruise, from Georgetown bound
to New York, in distress ; rosen, rice, terpentine
and cotton.-Agents, W. C. Hyland & Co.
17-Barque Rosa, Mundt, from West Hartlepool;
coals for Government.-Agents, W. C. Hyland &
Co.
18-Brigt. Delta,- Doane, from Demerara bound to
Halifax; 46 puns. rum, 10 hhds. sugar; in distress ;
having lost sails, and leaking in top sides.-Agents,
W. C. Hyland & Co.
Brigt. Fortuna, Howes, from Aquadilla bound to Hali-
fax, in distress ; mainmast gone by the deck, lost
sails, rigging, &c.-Agent, J. M. Hayward.
CLEARED.
Jany. 13-Ship Britania, Hamilton, New York ; in-
ward cargo.
Barque Clara Eaton, Lunt, Portland, Maine,
Barque Sultana, Fergusson, Havre; inward cargo of
log-wood.
17-Barque Felecina Chiozza, Barrone, Delaware
Breakwater, for orders.
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS PORT OF ST. GEORGE.
Ships.
Syren, Manta, repairing.
Winged Hunter, to undergo temporary repairs and
proceed to New York.
Barques.
Svea, Marchuson, reloading from Hulk Dudman in
Castle Harbor.
Sister Wilhelm, nearly ready for sea.
Gordon, repairing; Bluebird, repairing; Midas, re-
:, pairing; Nebula, repairing; Carolina Z., dis-
charging; Stefaneno, nearly ready for sea.
Brigs.
8. L. Musson, repairing; Delta, awaiting orders;
Fortuna, awaiting orders.
Schooners.
Crown Point, repairing; May, repairing; Mattie
F. Foster, repairing; Hattie N. Gone, repairing;
Mary E, Douglass, discharging and repairing.
PASSENGERS ARRIVED.
In the Mail Steamer Canima on Sunday last from
New York :-Rev. Dr. Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Evans, Masters C. D. and L. M. Evans, Mri and.
Mrs. W. H. Mayor, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Colin McDon-
ald, Mr. and Mrs. S. Barrett, Mr. and Mrs. R. Hast-
ings, Mrs. and Miss Godwin and maid, Mrs. Howard
and child, Messrs. H. T. Malcomson, W. H. Morgan,


J. J. Searing, Robert N. Taylor, A. S. Mayzie, R. C.
Wright, Jr., J. A. Smith, P. L. DeMory Gray and J.
S. Simonds.-Second Cabin, J. A. Swebb.-Steerage,
A. Burchall.
The Barque Eliza Barss, hence at New York on the
14th instant, was loaded and awaiting favourable wea-
ther to return to Bermuda when the Canima sailed on
the 16th.
The Schr. Silver Heels, Capt. Malin, from Turks'
Islands, bound to New York, laden with salt, anchored
in Grassy..Bay, on Saturday last, leaking and in want
of a fore-boom.-Agent, W. C. Hyland & Co.
The Schr. Bessie was up at London on 28th Decem-
ber for Bermuda, to leave on lth instant.
The Brigantine Excelsior now on her way from
Turks' Islands for Neiv York, will load for Bermuda.-
[See Advertisement.]
***
ST. GEORGES VERSUS HAMILTON.

To the Editor of the Royal Gazette.,
SiR,-In an article in the Bermuda Colonist
of the 15th instant, over the signature of John T.
Bourne, is an assertion that "H. M. Sloop-of-War
Eclipse, in coming through Timlin's Narrows took
bottom and left there several sheets of copper." I
have it from undoubted authority (an Officer who
was on board at the time), that the assertion is in-
correct, and nothing of the kind occurred! I be-
lieve she was brought through by a St. George's
Pilot, and Mr. Bourne might easily satisfy himself
by referring to the said Pilot for the truth, and
should then retract his assertion, with a suitable
apology to Captain Erskine and his officers, and to
the Pilot in charge.
Respectfully tours,
JUSTICE.
January 18, 1879.

If a knowledge of other countries and a study of
the manners and customs of foreign nations teach
us to appreciate what we have at home, they like-
wise form the best cure of that national conceit and
want of sympathy, with which we are too apt to
look on all that is strange and foreign.


From our Special Sporting Correspondent. *
The excitement and sweet recollections of the de-
lightful dance at Mount Langton after the finish of
the Hunt last Tuesday has well nigh driven
every remembrance of the run from the Flatts out
of my head, but before describing the really capital
galop which we had, I think I will cast forward a
bit and tell you about the Finish, the kind recep-
tion we received from His Excellency the Governor
and Lady Laffan, and of the most enjoyable dance
I have had for many a day.
At about 3"45 we rode on to the Mount Langton
grounds through the gate at the top of the hill;
thence turning down the slope to the North Shore
the Master led us at full galop down the hill over
the little bank and ditch and turning into the
straight we finished over the well known wall and
made fences, nearly all the horses clearing the
jumps in first rate style. There is always a large
gathering at Government House on a Hunt day
but this time the prospects of a dance had, I think,
drawn even more there, especially of the fair sex
who looked as if they would commence dancing
there and then, if a move towards the house was not
made at once. After a few of the usual questions
and remarks on all sides, we were invited to wend
our way upwards, Arrived at the house I had the
pleasure of being presented, for the first time, to
Sir Robert and Lady Laffan. Moving towards the
dancing room I met the Master, who told me in his
cheery voice, to get a card and go and dance.
For a man of my age I thought not, but on hearing
the inspiring strains of the fine string band of the
46th Regiment, I could not resist the temptation,
and recollecting that Mrs. T. had been left at home
I was able to do what I liked, so taking the hint I
attacked all the young ladies of my acquaintance
for dances, and e'er many minutes were over I had
my arm round a slender waist and was flying
round the room as active as any of the youngsters.
To describe every dance would be impossible, so
suffice it to say that having once began I went on
steadily through the programme by thinking each
partner more charming and love, than the one be-
fore, till I felt in a perfect whirl: only fancy if
Mrs. T. could have seen me. I expect I should
have got my ears pulled in a way I should not
have liked. How many a little heart would have
beaten with inquisitive excitement could they only
have suspected they were dancing with "Tally Ho:"
once, too, I believed I danced with "Alice," at
least I have suspicions it was she, and how I did
laugh within myself at the thoughts of the dusting
I should have received had she only known who
her partner was.
Alas all pleasures must come to an end and hav-
ing some distance to ride I could not stay to enjoy
that fine old country dance Sir Roger de Coverley,
though more than one of my fair partners tried to
persuade me to, even intimating that if I did they
would dance Sir Roger 'with me, but I had to be
off, so wishing the Governor and Lady Laffan good
night, I started off ;on my long ride home.-
Now, to hark back again. We had a very fair
assembly at the Flatts and it was delightful to see
old Dandy and Jenny Jones out again, the former
was navigated in a very seamanlike manner
throughout the run and with helm well down got
safely over most obstacles. It was very nice too
to welcome once again a lady, who a few seasons
back, used to shew us the way over the stiffest coun-
try, and we trust she will again. The Master
seemed very anxious'to be off, visions of fair part-
ners and dancing at the finish, I supposed were pass-
ing in his mind; and it was evident there was to be
but little waiting for any one to-day. At five min-
utes after three a start was tried, but an absent one
was known to be on, the road, so a few minutes
more law was given*. At last, however, we are
away, the bares ha:go-re aloig the road past Mr.
Whitney's and then turning up a bridle road to the
right, the scent led us along some nice galloping
ground over a few walls and nearly straight to
Smith's Parish Church; from there we turn towards
the North Shore again, over a nice rail, which did
not look quite so nice when we left it, as fortunately
for the Knight and his rider, it gave way to theix
united efforts ; next comes a very pretty wall over
which nearly all get safely, though one rider has
landed before his horse and the latter thinking it
will be better fun to hunt alone leaves his unfortu-
nate master to follow on foot. Crossing the middle
road just above the Flt.ts the scent took us over
more rails and up to Mrs. Peniston's house, through
the yard, over a small'rail and along the top of the
hill to the Rev. George Tucker; from there to
Mount Langton we got a fast galop along the hills
above the North Shore and so finished a very
pleasant day's hunt.
Thursday next the Meet is to be at the Yacht
Club with the Finish at Dr. Sinclair's, so that I
suppose our run will be that pretty one through
Fairy Land and I hope to be there.
TALLY HO
MILITARY NEWS.
Assistant Commissary General H. J. Brownrigg,
Commissariat Department, who was to have re-
lieved Assistant Commissary General H. J. Wilkin-
son as District Commissary General at Bermuda,
sailed for South Africa on the 20th December, 1878,
The following promotions have appeared in the
London Gazette:--
19TH FooT.-Lieut. Alfred Graham Cartwright,
from the 1st Durham Militia, to be Second Lieut.,
vice W. C. Golding,. whose appointment from the
5th Lancashire Militia has been cancelled. Dated
1st January, 1879. *
BREVET.-Lieutenant Colonel Edward Loftus


Bland, Royal Eugieers, o be Colonel.-Dated 11th,
December, 1878.
Commissary H. J. Wild, Commissariat Depart-
ment, proceeds to England by the Steam Ship
Canima," Via New York on Thursday next.
The Revd E. J. Hardy, M. A., Chaplain to the
Forces, is expected to embark for Bermuda next
month to relieve the Revd E. H. Goodwin, B. A.,
whose term of foreign service is about to expire.

INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD SAMA-
RITANS.
Guardians of Temperance Select Encampment of
Past Chiefs or Past Officers Council, holding Char-
ter under the R. W. E. D. Grand Lodge, No. 1,
New York, and working under the R. W. National
Grand Lodge, of the I. 0. of G. S. and-D. S. of
North America. Title, Chosen Friends.' Encamp-
ment, No. 5, (Somerset) meets the 1st Monday of
each Month. W. S. Chief, James Swan Virgil;
Associate to Chief, W. 0. F. Bascome, M.D.; W.
S. V. C., John Henry Mayor; W. S. R. Secretary,
T. H. Battersbee ; W. S. F. Secretary, Thomas W.
Morris; W. S. Treasurer, W. H. G. Bean; W. S.
Prelate, Samuel Spencer; W. S. Car, James Mark
Williams; W. S. Sentinel, Daniel Virgil.
The above R. W. National Grand Lodge is the
headtof the whole Order of I. 0. of G. S. and D. S.
in North America, and governs over eleven Grand
Lodges and 326 Subordinate Lodges. Total 337
Lodges, and total number of -members is 19,275.
Financial working under the above R. W. N. G.
L. Nov. 1, 1878.
Benevolent Lodge, No. 6, I. 0. of G. S. holding
Charter under the R. W. E. D. Grand Lodge, No.
1, New York, and working under the R. W. Na-
tional Grand Lodge of the I. 0. of G. S. and D. S.
of North America, meets at Somerset the 1st and
3rd Thursday of each month. Worthy Deputy,
i Thomas W. Morris; Honorary Past Chief and
Surgeon of Lodges, W. 0. F. Bascome, M.D.
' Pride of Sandys Lodge, No. 59, D. S., as above,
meets at Somerset the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each
month.
Friendship Lodge, No. 62, (Union), as above,
meets at Hamilton Thursday evenings.


Late from the United States and Eu-
rope. j
The Mail Steamer Canima, Captain Liddicoats I
arrived at her wharf in this Town, early on Sunday
afternoon, after a pleasant and quick run of 3 days,
having left New Yotl, at 4 p.m., of Thursday the
16th.
We are indebted to Captain Liddicoat, Mr.
Purser Gale, Mr. Mitchell, 1st Officer, Mr. Ast-
wood, 2nd Officer, and Mr. Malony, Steward, for
files of New York papers of the latest dates.
Gold value of the legal tender silver dollar (4121
grains) 84-38 cents.
Delaware and Hudson Canal Shares 41iths.
The weather has been very severe particularly
in the Northern and Western States.
Ice gorges have formed in the Southern Rivers
and done considerable damage. At Richmond, Va.,
there is a gorge of 10 miles in length.
Teams crossed the Hudson River on the ice, at
Rondout, on the 12th. At Adam's Island, Hudson,
ice 15 inches thick has been discovered.
The weather on the coast of Englandhas been
very severe, and at the latest telegraphic intelli-
gence a gale was prevailing.

THE SEAT OF WAR IN ASIA.
England's Victorious march in Afghanistan.
LONDON, Jan. 13.-A Calcutta dispatch to the
Times says: The troops of the Peshawar and Khu. -
rum columns are now settled down in quarters
which, unless unforseen events occur, they are in-
tended to occupy for the next two months. Gen.
Browne's'and Gen. Made's divisions are in echelon,
in mutually supporting detachments, extending
from Jalalabad to Nowshera. This extension and
distribution of the forces, besides affording the re-
quisite protection to the entire line of the road, has
the advantage of diminishing, as far as possible, the
strain upon the Commissariat Department. Major
Cavagnari has received friendly letters from most of
the Kabul and Ghitzail chiefs.
"An imposing durbar was held at Jalalabad on
the 1st of January by Gen. Sir Samuel Browne.
Most of the local Khans and influential men of the
neighborhood attended, MajorCavagnari, address-
ing them, explained the Viceroy of India's procla-
mation. He commented on the recent events as
manifesting the strength of the British Government,
and the failure of the Ameer's resistance, and re-
peated the assurance that we have no quarrel with
the people of Afghanistan. The principal Khan
replied in language, which may be taken for what
it is worth, expressing his contentment with the
change of authority, and freely offering his ser-
vices.
"The health of the troops at present is good, and
they are settling themselves down comfortably in
their different camps. With wet weather, however,
there will certainly come more sickness, but not
sufficient to make a serious inroad on the strength
of the force. The most unhealthy positions are
probably Ali-Musjid and Dakka.
"Gen. Stewart's troops marched through Kan-
dahar, on the 9th inst., (probably,) and areencamp-
ed on the Ghuznee road. Supplies are being plen-
tifuily offered by the people, who show a friendly
spirit. Along the whole of Gen. Stewart's line of
march, in fact, the population has been quit.
There has been no molestation of baggage or at-
tempts to interfere with the progress of the col-
umn."
LATEST FROM AFGHANISTAN.
TASHKEND, Turkeslan, Jan. 13, 1879.
An important step has been taken by Russia.
General Kaufmann has forwarded an invitation
to Shere Ali to come on to Tashkend. This letter
of the Governor General of Turkestan cannot reach
the Ameer before the 18tb, and the latter cannot be
exp:r,!odv here earlier than the 5th of February.
There is some doubt whether he is still waiting at
Mazar-i-Sharif.
The Royal Cavalcade. -The Ameer is preceded by
nine elephants, and two thousand horses, carrying
his women, treasure and baggage. Shere All re-
ceives daily reports from his son and representa-
tive on the throne, Yakoob Khan. On this young
acting potentate if reports from creditable sources
speak truly, English gold is beginning to exercise
great influence.
Yakoob's Scheme.-It is probable that Yakoob
Khan will soon usurp his father's throne, thus veri-
fying the wildest Arabian tales of sudden transi- '
tion from dungeon to durbar. In a letter to the
English generals on quitting Cabul the Ameer
stated that he had only left in the keeping of Ya-
koob Khan about $900.
Shere Ali Despondent.-LoNDON, Jan. 15.-A St.
Petersburg despatch to the Vienna Presse states
that Shere Ali, before leaving Cabul, declared his
readiness to become a vassal of the Czar. Another
St. Petersburg despatch to the same journal states
that the Ameer, in consequence of the refusal of
Russia to mediate, has abandoned as hopeless the
idea of interesting the European Powers in his
cause.
LONDON, Thursday, January. 16.
A dispatch to The Standard from Pbilippop-
lis states that a railway train fell into the River
Arda on Saturday, and that a Russian General,
several other officers, and two hundred privates
were drowned. The accident was caused by the
breaking down of a bridge.
PARIS, Wednesday, Jany. 15. In the elec-
tion this afternoon for President of the Senate,
Louis Joseph Martel, who was nominated by the
Left, received 153 votes and the Duke d'Audiff-


ret Pasquier 81 votes.
LONDON, Wednesday, Jany. 15.- A telegram
from Havre states that the French circumnavi-
Sgating steamer Junon, sailed from Callao, Peru, on
the 10th of January, for Marseilles, having relin-
quished the further prosecution of the voyage.
Reuter's telegram from Rome states that a pro-
visional treaty of commerce between Italy and
France on the most favored Nation" basis has
been signed.
REDUCTION OF WAGES IN GREAT BRIT.
AIN.
LONDON, Wednesday, January 15.-The umpire
in the arbitration concerning the wages dispute in
the Cleveland and North of England iron trade,
has decided that the men must accept the reduction
of 5 per cent in their wages. Several of the cotton
mills at Nelson, near Burnley, have given notice of
a reduction of wages. Some of the mills have
stopped altogether. There have also been some
stoppages of mills at Padiham and Whittlefield.
LONDON, January 15.-There has been no com-
munication yet with the entombed colliers in the
Dinas mine. Eighty yards of the roof at the bot-
tom of the shaft have fallen since the explosion,
rendering ventilation impossible, and explorers
cannot enter the mine. Experts say that only by
the barest possibility can any of the sixty men be
alive, and give no hope of their rescue.
CONSTANTINOPLE, W.ednesday, January 15. -
The signature of the Russo-Turkish Treaty is ex-
pected to take place on Thursday. Russia, it is
understood, accepts the reduction of the indemnity
by a hundred million roubles, and also payment
in paper roubles.
LONDON, Wednesday, January 15.-The dis-
solution of the. Aargan Spinning and Weaving
Company, one of the most important cotton con-
cerns in Switzerland, is in consequence of the un-
satisfactory results of the past year's working, and
the general unfavorableness of its position..


CONSTANTINOPLE, Wednesday, January 16.-
In the event of failure of the financial schemes
now under consideration, it is said the Government
will resort to a forced loan.

DOMINION OF CANADA.-It is generally
believed that Parliament will not be called together
for business until March 2nd. In the meantime
Mr. Tilley is supposed to be hard at work on the
National Policy, assisted by leading Protectionists.
According to a vice-regal order, "it is the pleasure
of her Royal Highness and his Excellency that the
Ottawa Troop of Cavalry shall in future be honored
by being designated The princess Louise Dragoon
Guards.'"
The Toronto Exporting Company is negotiating
with the English Government for the supplying of
the army corps stationed at Gibraltar and Cyprus,.J
with beef and mutton. Fifteen hundred sheep and
twelve hundred head of cattle will be shipped from
Toronto for Liverpool to-morrow, January 1.
Revival of the West India Trade to the Dominion.
-In a Letter of Mr. JamesaJ. Bremner, addressed
to the Editor of the Halifax Chronicle, is the follow-
ing paragraph :-"I said that it was necessary to
have protection against bounty sugars, and that the
necessary protection was a countervailing duty.
I hold now, as I have for years past, that the
only possible relief for the languishing West India
trade is the establishment of sugar refineries in
Canada, and I have the same faith as ever in the
good results which will flow from a policy which
will effect that object."

To the Editor of the Bermuda Royal Gazette.
January 11th, 1879.
SIR,-A tradition prevails on Ireland Island that
the Lagoon situated between the Naval Hospital
and the Cemetry was at some past period used as a
burial ground for Spanish Prisoners who died of
Yellow Fever. I shall feel obliged to any of your
readers who would give me any information res-
pecting the matter through the medium of your
valuable paper.


Yours truly,


O. H.


To the Editor of the Royal Gazette.
'DEAR SIR,-Reference having been had, in a late is-
sue of the Gazette, to Bishops Sugden and G.-- and to
a division in the Reformed Episcopal Church iSgl
land, at least on the part of these Bishops-please have
the kindness to publish the following extracts, mostly
as explanatory of this af", pr.
The first two are reprints from the Rock.
SIR,-Tt is right you should know officially that
Bishop Gregg has severed his connection with the Re-
formed Episcopal Church, deeming it wiser, for reasons
of his own, to form a separate sect. He has, there-
fore, no authority to use our name, nor to advertise
himself as Primate"-a term introduced at his in-
stigation, and which will now probably be gladly altered,
by his brethren, to the more modest one of presiding
bishop. The Standing Committee and General Synod
of the Reformed Episcopal Church remain as before,
with the exception of Bishop Gregg's retirement, none
of the officials having joined his movement.
I am, etc., ALFRED S. RICHARDSON,
Sec. to the General Synod R. E. C.
Bishop Cheney and Governor Woodford, of the Re-
formed Episcopal Church, are expected to visit the
Synod of this country, shortly, when it is probable that
more Bishops will be consecrated by Bishops Cheney
and Sugden.
The remaining Extracts are from the Episcopal Re-
corder of Philadelphia, U.S.
It would appear as though Bishop Gregg valued
Episcopal succession more highly than do some among
us, and. having obtained a consecration which he deem-
ed valid, from America, he wished for no further con-
nection with us, preferring to pursue his future course
untrammeled by the views and usages prevailing in
this country.
With very peculiar views concerning many subjects,
some of which were manifest in the Prayer Book re-
cently issued in England, and which we are informed
was in large measure his own work, it is perhaps quite
as well for our denomination that Bishop Gregg should
have decided to take the step he has done. He will be
free from restraint from us, and we shall be spared from
the necessity of apologizing for some things he thought
it right to do.
Bishop Gregg's action toward the Church in this
country seems the more inexplicable and ungrateful,
inasmuch as the expenses attendant upon his consecra-
tion were borne by some of the very men he new finds
it impossible to continue in union with.
We are happy to learn that, rallying around Bishop
Sugden, the original membergsof our Church in Eng-
land are united in their views, and that beyond the scan-
dal created by Bishop Gregg, we are likely to gain by
his departure.
Still later intelligence from the same source, under
date of Nov. 22d., states that Mr. Richardson's letter
in the Rock last week (Nov. 15th) explains the true
position, and there is really nothing to add to it. We
are true, and firm to a man, rallying around Bishop
Sugden, and intend to abide by the Reformed Epis-
copal Church, and wait the issue of events, feeling that
God will overrule it for good." **
JNO. ROADS FUREY,
Incumbent of St. Paul's Reformed Episcopal
Church, St. George's, Bermuda.

THE FAVORITE WINTER RESORT OF
AMERICANS-FLORIDA.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 5.-A drizzling rain
with sleet fell last night, the thermometer falling to
30. Everything was covered this morning with a
coat of thin ice. This is almost unprecedented.
Nothing of the kind has been known for at least
thirty years, if ever. It is not known yet whether
the orange trees and fruit are injured. Snow fell
in considerable quantity as far south as Dupont,Ga.,
and trains arriving here this morning from Savan-
nah were covered with it. A few flakes were observ-
able here yesterday.
[Though the weather in Bermuda from the first
instant has been anything but pleasant, it will com-
pare favorably with that of the favorite Winter
Resort of Americans "-Florida.
At same date in Bermuda, the thermometer if
thus recorded :-Maximum in air 58'-3, Minimum
in air 44-2, Maximum in Sun 87-8.]

General Grant was to leave Paris on Saturday
the 18th instant for MWveilles, and to sail thence
for India on Thursday 2dcd, in the regular French
steamer leaving on that day.
Mrs. Anderson, the English pedestrian, has aso.
complished the task of walking 2,700 quarter miles
in as many quarter hours, which she completed at
Brooklyn on the evening of the 13th instant. This
is one of the most arduous feats of pedestrianism
ever performed. She appeared full of life and
spirits at the end of the feat. She has been four
weeks in accomplishing it.
A fire occurred at the large building on the North
East cor. of Broadway and Grand St., N.Y., on the
evening of the 13th instant, which resulted in its
destruction and other property valued at $1,700,-
000. Two firemen were killed and one other so
crushed by a falling wall that his life was dispaired
of. Nothing had been learned of the origin of the
fire, but it is supposed to be the work of an incen-
diary.
The desire of the United States government to
compel the Cheyenne Indians to leave their old
hunting grounds in the North and go South, has
resulted in a disastrous conflict between the United
States troops and the Indians, on the 12th instant,
near Fort Robinson, Neb., and resulted in the
death of five of the U. S. troops and wounding of
eight others, and of the death of 22 Indians (bucks),
8 squaws and 1 child, and 6 wounded.






,ERMTTDA ROYAL GAZETTE,


MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.-At a meeting of the Free-
holders of the Town of Hamilton. on the 7th instant,
held for the purpose of choosing Members to serve as
ayor, Aldermen and Common Council for the current
Year, the following named gentlemen were duly re-
elected, viz :-
MAYOR.-Nathaniel Augustus Butterfield.
ALDERMEN.-Samuel Saltus Ingham, Broderick E.
Dickinson, and Andrew Turnbull.
COMMON COUNCIL.-Wm. Thos. James, Jeremiah
Harneti, Thomas Newbold Dill, Charles C. Keane,
and Alexander M. Oudney.
Concerning Bermuda, Produce from a source which
may be considered reliable:
Tomatoes were quoted at New York on 16tb instant,
at $1 to $1-25 and a great many very handsome Baha-
ma grown ones were in the market selling low.
Potatoes were recommended to be kept back for a
couple of trips of the Canima as the season has not yet
sufficiently advanced.
1t The next English Mail via Halifax will be,
we are informed, a day late in arriving here, as the
outward Boat has to call at Moville.
ig The Canima" brought English Mails to
the 2nd instant.
Wi The Hamilton Steam Engine Fire Company
will, we understand, be out for practice on Thurs-
day morning next.
THE THUNDERER ACCIDENT.-The British turret
ship Thunderer has sailed for Malta. An official
inquiry as to the bursting of the thirty-eight ton
gun on the 2nd inst., confirms the theory that the
accident was caused by the depression of the gun
in loading, whereby the ball slipped forward, leav-
ing a space of nearty six inches between the ball
and the cartridge.
Paris, Jan. 16.-President MacMabon has Issued
a decree pardoning 1800 Communists.


We take the following from the London Gazette
of December 17th, 1878.
Whitehall, December 13th, 1878.
The Queen has been graciously pleased to con-
fer the Albert Medal of the First Class on MARK
ADDY, of Salford.
Statement of the case of Mark Addy, to whom
the Albert Medal of the First Class has been grant-
ed in recognition of his repeated acts of heroism in
1_.'_g iafe from drowning in the river Irwell:-
Mark Addy, a well-known oarsman and sculler,
has resided all his life on the banks of the polluted
river Irwell; his father and brother having follow-
ed the trade of Boat Builders.
During a period of about twenty-five years, he
has, under circumstances of imminent peril, both
from the violence of the river and the pestilential
nature of its waters, saved no fewer than six and
thirty lives, several of the cases having occurred
subsequently to the date of the creation of the said
Order.
For his heroic efforts and conspicuous gallantry,
he has, at various times, received the following dis-
tinctions :-
The "Bronze Medal" of the Royal Humane So-
ciety.
The "Silver Medal" of the Salford Humane So-
ciety.
The "Gold Medal" of the Salford Humane So-
ciety.
An "Illuminated Address," setting forth his
Badges of Honor, from the Salford Humane Society.
A "Purse of 200 Guineas" and an "Illuminated
Address from the inhabitants of Salford.
To the Editor of the Royal (azette.
Hamilton, Bermuda, January 15, 1879.
DiAc Mn. EDaTon,-Hamilton, as a modern town,
is gradually improving, and year by year we see
something new for our comfort and pleasure.
Some few years back, pedestrians at night groped
around in darkness, and ran great risks of being
injured by passing vehicles; now this danger is
obviated by our street lamps, which shed their
welcome rays over the lonely streets and guide the
benighted wayfarer to his destination. The side-
walks lately added to the streets of the town, keep
his feet dry in rainy weather, and prevent lady
pedestrians from being rudely jostled by carriages
and drays. I have lately noticed something new in
the way of improvements, viz., monumental orna-
ments to the wharves of the Town. These improve-
ments have been commenced on the wharf near the
R.B.Y. Club House, where three Blacksmith's Forges
were placed about 2 months ago. These ornaments
of skill and industry have evidently been intended
to withstand the effects of wind and weather, as
they are built of iron, while their peculiar forma-
tion admirably adapts them for use as ginger beer
stalls or fruit stands.
These beautifully ornamental designs strike the
eye of the observer very forcibly and we have great
cause to thank those whose kindness has thus ad-
ded to the picturesque beauties of our little town.
Yours, respectfully,
THE CRITIC.
BIRTH, at Cedar Avenue, Hamilton, on Wednesday,
8th inst., the WIFE of Mr. R. Gorham, of a SON.
........., in this town, on Saturday last, the WIFE
of Capt. W. G. Hutchings, of a SON.

DIED, at the Island of Antigua, December 2, 1878,
after a short illness, WILLIAM FRITH WILLIAMS, se-
cond son of the late Hezekiah Frith Williams, Esqr.,
of Bermuda. aged 32 years; deeply regretted by his
relatives and large circle of friends.
........., in Devonshire, on the 13th instant, Mr.
GEORGE W. STONE, ago, 79 years.
SAn honest soul that God hath given,
Has wrought on earth, he'll rest in heaven.-(Comr.)

Notice.
rpIT l Quarterly Meeting of the Young Men's
* FRIENDLY INSTITUTION, will take
place, at the LANE SCHOOL ItooM, This (TUEFS-
DAY) Evening, at 76 o'clock.


Hamilton,


By order,
JAIRUS C. SWAN,
Acting Setretary,.
Jany. 21st, 1879.


Notice.
PA(ET, 18TH JANUARY, 1879.
`111 E BOOK OF ESTIMATE of Real and
Personal Property liable to TAXATION
has been revied by the Vestry and will RE-
MAIN OPEN for inspection at the Residence of
the Undersigned until WED)NESDAY, the
29th instant.
CHARLES A. V. FRITH,
Parish Vestry Clerk.

Notice.
rf HE BOOKS OF ESTIMATE has been
revised by the Vestry and will REMAIN
OPEN to the inspection of.all concerned until
29th Instant at the Store of N. A. COOPER,
Esquire.
J. F. WILLIAMS,
Parish Vestry Clerk.
Warwick, January 20, 1879.


FURNITURE SALE.
We have been instructed by
II. J. W' iL D, sqr.,
COMMISSARY,
TO SELL, AT HIS RESIDENCE,
HUNTLEY, Paget,
At 12 o'clock,
THIS DAY, TUESDAY,
21st inst.,
THE WHOLE OF HIS
HOUSEHOLD FURNITTURE,
&c., &c.,
Comprising in part as follows, viz.:-
DRAWING RooM.
PIANO by Moore & Moore, especially bolted
for this climate
A Set FURNITURE, in Walnut, covered with
cretunne, comprising Oval Tea Table, Couch,
Easy and other Chairs, small work and Tea
Table
CARPET Hearth RUG
Mahogany Folding TABLE

DINING ROOM.
MAHOGANY Telescope TABLE, portable
with care, will seat 10 persons
CHAIRSscovered in Haircloth
Dinner, Tea and Desert SETS Glass, &c.


BEDROOMS.
IRON and Wooden BEDSTEADS, Large and
Small Child's COT
Hair and other MATTRESSES
Mahogany and Deal TABLES
Looking GLASSES
WASHSTANDS and Fittings
Set Mahogany Portable DRAWERS with
cases, and other Chests Drawers
Presses Chairs Baths
Rocking Chairs

STABLES AND YARD.
A Good Draught


Hooded BUGGY and Lamps
HARNESS, SADDLES and BRIDLES
WHEELBARROW and other Stable Imple-
ments
SCYTHES and other Garden Tools

2 C() WS
About 2 Dozen FOWLS

KITCHEN.
TOVE and other Kitchen Utensils
-Standing SAFE REFRIGERATOR
Clocks Lamps PERAMBULATOR
Sewing MACHINE.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
January 21, 1879.
0: Should To-day prove unfair Sale will
take place To-morrow.

Notice.
THE Subscriber would like his
Customers and others w ho use Oil, usual-
ly sold in Bermuda as Olive Oil, to give a trial
to some just received from London per "Queen
of the Isles."
CREAM OIL
In Quart Bottles.
Can be recommended as something superior.
ALSO, FO' S\LE,
Cases Card or Boston
Chip Matches.
36 Gross in Case-Cheap.
B. E. DICKINSON.
Hamilton, January 21, 1879. -.3

JUST RlECEIVED
Per 'Canima,'
JUCUMilmlBE ; choice kinds,
Also,
Peas, Beans, and other Vegetable SEEDS I
Fish GUANO, in bls.
Childs PEkAMBULATORS
Cigarette PAPER
And by recent importations a variety of
GOODS offered at prices below cost, for Cash.
C. H. ROBINSON.
Hamilton, 45 Front St., i
21st.January, 1879. $


*l/oney to Loan,
On Bond and Mortgage of Town or Country
Property.
ORMOND T. MIDDLETON,
51 Front St., Hamilton.
14th Jany., 1879.-1 pd

Wanted,
N a Family near Hamilton, a Respectable
tidy Young WOVIAN as HOUSEMAlI).
Inquire at the Office of this Paper.
January 21, 1879.-1

Wanted a Cook,
ALSO,
A NURSE GIRL.
Apply OLIVE HILL."
January 20, 1879.


FO U.D ,
IN Southampton Parish, near the Light House,
on Friday last,
A PENCIL CASE,
Believed to be Gold.
The Owner can obtain same ou application at
the Royal Gazette" Office, after proving pro-
perty and paying expenses.
Hamilton, January 21st, 1879.-1


Sp auction,
^ CT.7DER THE 31G0 SHEDj
At 1 o'clock P.M.,

On Thursday next,
28rd instant,
50 SUGAR-CURED HAMS
\ k 25 Tubs and Kegs BUTTER
25 Tins Family BUTTER, 5 lbs. each
5 Cases, 10 Gross each, MATCHES
10 Boxes ORANGES
10 Bls. New York APPLES
5 Cases Roast BEEF, 3 lb. Tins
500 Lbs. Assorted CONFECTIONERY, in 10
lb., 5 lb. and 23 lb. Packages
5 Bls., 4 Doz. each, Bass's India ALE
2 Hhds. India Pale ALE
25 Bags OATS, 5 Bushels each
10 Boxes Black TOBACCO, 21 lbs. each
3 Do. Do. DO., 36 lbs. each
20 Bls. Table POTATOES
5 Boxes CHEESE
9 Bls. MACKEREL
10 Hhds. Scotch and Halifax ALE
1 Bl. and 3 Tins OIL, ex Lighthouse
10 Boxes Crown SOAP, 70 lbs. each
AND,
A LOT OF GOODS
Left from Sale of Thursday last in the Rooms
above Store No. 23 Front Street.
ALSO,
Sundry Household Ef-
fects
Belonging to Estate of the late Eliza Thomp-
son Robinson.

1 FAT CO(W,
For Beef.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
Hamilton, January 20, 1879.


^urtio *ale
OF

IN SMITH'S PARISH.

We have been Instructed by the
Mortgagee,
Under Power of Sale in the Mortgage con-
tained
TO S E L L,
AT PUBLIC AUCTION,
ON iTHE PRE giSzeS,


At 12 o'clock

24th instant,
THAT


Parcel


of


Land,


Situated in Smith's Parish, estimated to con-
tain about TWO ROODS, owned by the late
Henry Fraser Ming, deceased, and bounded on
the North by Land formerly of Richard Ed-
ward Eve; on the South by the South Longi-
tudinal Road; and on the East and West by
Land in the occupation of John Skinner, (or
however otherwise the said land may be bound-
ed); together with an
Unfinished Cottage
thereon.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,
Auctioneers.
January 6th, 1879.-3 3p

Voice to Importers from
New York.

THE B IGANTINE

n'EXCELSIOR,'
CAPTAIN MAYOR,
Will leave New York for Bermuda
./bout Saturday,


ist February nexl.
RATES OF' FRI:GHT.
Hamilton. St. George's.
Per Dry Barrel....40 Cents. 50 Cents.
Kerosene Oil ..... 75 90 "(
Orders sent per Canima," leaving hence on
Thursday next, will be in time.
For balance of Freight room please apply to
W. E. 'ALBOT.
Hamilton, January 21, 1879,
Colonist" copy.

For Rent,
THAT COMMODIOUS
MaDwellingHouse
With COACH HOUSE and STABLES, and
Large Garden attached, in Reid Street, at pres-
cut occupied by T. H. PITT, Esqr.
Possession given about the middle of April.
Apply to
A. C. WOOD.


Hamilton, Jany. 21, 1879.-4 3p

For ale,
a. A Commodious


With WATER LOT, in Sandy's Parish, within
ten minutes' walk of the Public Ferry.


Apply to


'January 20, 1879,


MR. M. S. HUNa ,
Hamilton.


New York .'Fail Steamer.

The Steam Ship
"Canima,"
Captain LII)I;COAT,
Will leave for New York
At 1 P. M.,


23rd January,
To leave thence for return on
the 30th instant.
MAILS to close at P,,st Office, Hamilton,
at 10 a.m., 23rd January.
Freight will be received here until 6 p.m.,
Wednesday, 22nd.
Specie and Parcels can be shipped until same
hour.
TR OTT 4 COX,
Agents.
In the event of the Caniona" going to St.
George's to load, Mails and Passengers will be
forwarded hence free as usual at I p.m. 23rd
overland to St. Gcorge's.
Bermuda, 21st January, 1879.
Colonist copy.


NOTICE.

Reduction in Preight rate of
100 pounds Bags of BRAN.
From 1st Feby., 1879, bag; of Bran weighing
not over 102 pounds gross will he freighted
by the New York Mail Stea nor at 30 cents
each delivered at llamilto', and 35 cents
each delivered at St. Georgs.
All Bran in bags weighin z less than 1021bs.
will pay the same price as it full sized or 102lbs.
For every pound over 1021bs. one half cent per
pound will be charged.
TROTT & COX,
Agents.
H amilton, Bermuda, Jany. 14, 1879.-2 3p

Grand Promenade Con-
cert.


S''H E Officers and Members of the
FEM ILE CIIARITABIE UNION SO-
CIETY of Southampton, will give a
Grand Promenade Concert
At F. M. COOPER'S, Esqr's., (late Mallory's
[House),
On the 28th Instant.
There will be a variety of New Year's Pre-
sents for Sale.
Doors open at I o'clock.
The Mozart's Favorite Band will be in attend-
ance.
If the weatherr unfair, the first fair day after.
MISS ANN VIRGIN,
MRS. WIL LIAMS,
Proprietresses.
Southampton, January 21, 1879.-2

Received per bCanima,
A further Supply of
N )TiONS CHRO.IO'S
S -crap P'ICTURE4
Irown and White SPLIN'TS
Motto FitAM ES, &e., &c.


Colonial Secretary's Office,
20TH JANUARY, 1879.
TIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
desires it to be made known that he has
received Despatches from the Secretary of
State for the Colonies calling his attention to
the ill treatment of some British subjects-na-
tives of Antigua-who had sought their fr-
tunes as Agricultural Labourers in Puerto
Rico, and instructing him-having regard to
the difficulties which are constantly arising
from the emigration of British subjects to the
West Indian Dependencies of Foreign Coun-
tries-to cause the inhabitants of this Colony to
be warned that Her Majesty's Government can-
not undertake to be responsible for their pro-
tection after they have entered the Possessions
of a Foreign Power.
By His Excelleicy's Command,
R, E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary,

Colonial Secretary's Office,
20TH JANUARY, 1879.
TIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
A1 has received from the Right Honorable
the Secretary of State for the Colonies a copy
of a Treaty entered into between Her Majesty
and the King of Spain for the mutual surren-
der of Fugitive Criminals, as well as a copy of
the Order in Council dated 27th November,
1878, for carrying that Treaty into effect.
A copy of the Treaty and of the Order in
Council may be seen on application at this
Office.
By His Excellency's Command,
R..E. WEBSTER,
Colonial Secretary.


Health Officer's Boat Ser-
vice.

TENDERS will be received by the REcEI-
VER GENERAL, at his Office, until
THURSD AY,
The 23rd instant,
At Noon,
From Persons desirous of Contract-
ing to Supply
SUITABLE BOATS,
For the use of the Health Officer at Hamilton,
for three years, to commence from the
FIRST DdY OF APRIL A'ext.
FORMs or TENDER may be seen on applica-
tion to the Undersigned.
JAMES TUCKER,
Receiver General.


Receiver General's Office,
January 4, 1879.


3 3p


NOTICE.

The Undersigned' are now receiving ex !
Canima,"
A PRIME LOT 'F
GARNT D POTATOES.
AND HAVE ON HAND,
G E NU A N E E
fnsii f (ri t/y b riwna "W i% ,~s^ iN-.. -<


Both Articles offered on accommodating terms. .
R I W WL K ? R _.0-, tr\


I D I, Cvv. iv ClbAnIIL0 U J.
Also, a good assortment Hlamilton, Jany. 6, 1879. -3 3p

hl Boots & Shoes, iENAVY DRRELL
PA'P(CHWORK CAiLICO, in variety \ EB i f
'ewing Machine OIL Ol[o fog* Sas,
Bull's Worm CANDY Dust BROOVS A rare but delicious A article,
shoe BRUSHIES Ii .imPS & FIXTU'rusas
&c'. f &c. o Genu ne Olive Oil,
And, a fresh supply of Quart Bottles at 2/6 each or 27/ per dozen.


J. C. KEENEY,
Ilamilton, Jany. 21, 1879.-2

LOST.
ON SUNDAY, 19th inst., between Sea View
Hotel and Pembroke Church,
TWO GOLD LOCKETS,
Connected with a split ring,
One Locket engraved with owner's name. The
finder will be rewarded by leaving them at the
Sea View Hotel.
Hamilton, Jany. 21, 1879.-1

Received,
At the Royal Gazette" Stationery Store,
FROM NEW YORK,
SANDERS' PRIMERSS
I)o., slt, 2nd, 3rd and 4th RE \DERS
Cornell's GEOGRAPHIES-ist steps-Pri-
mary and Imperial
School S L \TES, &c., &ce., &c.
Hamilton, January 21, 1879.

For Demerara,
To Return Direct.


(Previously


The Schooner

Traveller,
advertised to sail hence on or about
the 20th instant),


Is now momently expected from
Jacksonville,
Having been unavoidably detained at that Port.
The Traveller" will have quick despatch
hence for Demerara.
For Freight or Passage apply to
S. S. INGHAM.
Hamilton, January 21, 1879.-1


ALSO,
Bull Dog" Porter and
Ale in Pints and Quarts.
Hamilton, 14th Jaiuary, 1879.-2 3p

i'Hclaitimed Letters.
R Atwood, Joao Silveira de Amaral, Mary Al-
bouy, Mrs Thomas Adams, Lydia Ann Bean, E H
Bradford, Silveira da Roza Bettencourt, George
Bassett, Thoi Butterfield, Mrs Margaret S Bean,
John Bean, Gas Brown, H F Conyers. Samuel J
Ca,ton, Rosa Corbusier, Antonio Cabual, Peter
Chaffie, Miss G Cohen, Joseph F Darrell, Frazer De-
shield, Wiliiam L Dickinson, Ann Dill, T T Davis,
C Clara Darrell, Jose Ferreira, Gertrude C Fozard, J
B Fox, Nathaniel Hayward, Henry M1 Hallett, John
S Johnson, Alexander Jones, Robert T Ingham,
Duke Joell, Mrs Thomas W Jones, Harrington
Joynes, Ellen Lightbourn, Mrs J E Lawrence, An-
tonioJose Luiz, Jose de Souza Ludioico, Capt John
J Mou:e (Schr "F E Halleck") Percival Ming, Thos
H Miller, Wm H Monck, Bernardino de Moura,
Mrs Mansfield, R T Munroe, Francisco Silveira de
Mattos, J B Newman, Susan Newman, Thos H
Outerbridge, H 0 Outerbridge, George W Pendle-
ton (Schr. Oliver Jameson"), F W Peniston, Joze
de Azevedo Pereira, WmV N Pitt, John Peterson,
Louis de Mattos Pereira, Joseph M Place, S
Ramus, Benjamin Richardson, Albert J Richardson,
JJ Riley, Mrs Abram Simmons, George C Spencer,
[Mrs Amelius Stowe, A W C Steele, S A smithh
(Carpenter), George Spencer, J s C Sawyer (Brig
' 'Isaac Sawyer") II D Smith, Miss Eva Smith
(Hamilton Parish), Engleste Stovel, Richard A
Stovel, S Saltus, Janet Stovell, Antonio de Souza
Sequirra, Wm H Smith (Yacht "Union") Fran-
cisco Iquacio da Silva, Joze Francisco do Silveira,
Joao de Azevedo Techirra, Elizabeth Tynes, Peter
Tucker, Sarah Talbot, George Trott, Andrew
Thomas, Joaquim Vieira, Jane S Wright, Mrs J M
Washington, Jas D Watlington, Mrs A Wilson, C
H Wilkinson, W H White, Sarah Yates, MrsJ
Yates (North Side.) ,.
Post Office, Hamilton, January 20, 1879.
MAILS FOH ENGLAND, United States,
Dominion of Canada, and Newfoundland per Steamer
Canima, close at the Post Office, Hamilton, on
THURSDAY NEXT at ten. a.m. Correspondence
only that may be received alter that hour in the In-
land Mails will be admitted to these Alailh






-REIMIJDA R-07,4N GAZETTI.R


THE FOX AS A REASONER.

For some good instances of reasoning in animals I
am always indebted to Dr. Rae. Desiring to obtain
some Arctic foxes, he set various kinds of traps; but,
as the foxes knew these traps from previous experi-
ence, he was unsuccessful. Accordingly he set a kind
of trap with which the foxes in that part of the coun-
try were not acquainted. This consisted of a loaded
gun set upon a strand pointing at the bait. A string
connected the trigger of the gun with the bait, so that
when the fox seized the bait he discharged the gun,
and thus committed suicide. In this arrangement
the gun was separated from the bait by a distance of
about twenty yards, and the string which connected
the trigger with the bait was concealed throughout
nearly its whole distance in the snow. The gun-trap
thus set was successful in killing one fox, but not in
killing a second; for the foxes afterward adopted
either of two devices whereby, to secure the bait
without injuring themselves. One of these devices
was to bite through the string at the exposed part
near the trigger, and the other device was to burrow
up to the bait through the snow at right angles to the
line of fire, so that, although in this way they dis-
charged the gun, they escaped without injury-the
bait being pulled below the line of fiie before the
string was drawn sufficiently tight to discharge the
gun. Now, both of these devices exhibited a won-
derful degree of what I think must fairly be called
power of reasoning. I have carefully interrogated
Dr. Rae on all the circumstances of the case, and
he tells me that in that part of the world traps are
never set with strings, so that there can have been
no special association in the foxes' minds between
strings and traps. Moreover, after the death of fox
number one, the track on the snow showed that fox
number two, notwithstanding the temptation offered
by the bait, had expended a great deal of scientific
observation on the gun before he undertook to sever
the cord. Lastly, with regard to burrowing at right
angles to the line of fire, Dr. Rae and a friend in
whom he has confidence observed the fact a suffici-
ent number of times to satisfy themselves that the
direction of the burrowing was really to be attribu-
ted to thought and not to chance.-Nineteenth Cen-
tury.

A writer who has been making a study of forest
trees, their rapid destruction in this country, and
their effect on climate and health, says that since
1835 the forest area of the Western Hemisphere has
decreased at the yearly average rate of 7,600,000
acres, or about 11,000 square miles, and that this
rate in the United States alone has advanced from
1,600 square miles in 1835 to 7,000 in 1855, and
8,400 in 1876, while the last two years have scarcely
been less exhaustive. Statistics for 80 years previ-
ous to 1835 show that we have been wasting the sup-
ply of moisture to American soil at the average rate
of 7 per cent. for each quarter of a century during
the last 125 years, and that we are now approaching
the limit beyond which any further decrease will ma-
terially influence the climate of the entire continent.
Many Eastern regions, such as Afghanistan, Persia,
India, and Asia Minor, once possessed of a fine cli-
mate and abundant harvests, are now often scourged
by pestilence and famine, and it is altogether pro-
bable that their misfortunes began with the disap-
pearance of their native forests. It is quite likely
that we shall suffer in climate, fertility, and health
before a great while if we continue to destroy our
trees as recklessly as we have done, and it behooves
up to be warned in time. What has happened else-
where may certainly happen here. Indeed, there is
great danger of it, for we know by experience that
fertile lands have grown sterile by loss of trees, and
that sterile lands have in turn become fertile by sys-
tematic planting. A certain proportion of well-
wooded, as well as of arable and pasture land is es-
i sential to our material prosperity, and this propor-
tion can never be kept up, unless regular tree-plant-
ing be adopted as a set-off to the excessive destruction
incessantly going on. For 150 years we have been
felling the forest; for the next 150 we should try to
restore what we have taken away.

The Nature gives a description of an electric
spark pen which has been invented by M. Bailey,
of Paris, for rapidly producing engravings on cop-
per or zinc. A thin s'eet of paper is attached to
the plate. One of the poles of a Ruhmkorff nia-
4 chine is connected to the plate and the other pole
to the top of the pen. The electricity then runs
through, making aspark which perforates the paper
in whatever way the artist directs the pen. As
soon as the drawing is finished, the plate is rubbed
over with greasy ink, laid on with an ordinary rol-
ler. The paper is removed, and the plate is dipped
into the acid, which cuts away those portions not
protected by the ink. The light of the spark is said
to be sufficient for the artist even when he works
in a dark room, and the pen is stated to be as man.-
agenble as as ordinary pencil.

A boy with two comrades recently dug up seven
pounds of gold in ten days work at the newly dis-
covered fields near Guacipali in Venezuela.


J. AlND E. ALTILINSONS

PER FUMER VY,
celebrated for nearly a century past, is of the very
best English manufacture. For its purity and great
excellence it has obtained the following
EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDALS,
LONDON, IP62. PARIS, 1867. CORDOVA, 1872.
LIMA, 1872. VIENNA, 1873.
PHILADELPHIA, 1876.
ATKINSON'S CHOICE PERFUMES
For the Handkerchief,
White Rose, Frangipanne, Ylang Ylang. Stephano-
tis, Opopanax,.Jockey Club, Ess. Bouquet
Trevol, Magnolia, Jasmin, Wood Vio-
let. And all other odors, of the
finest quality only.

atkinson's Florida Water
/most fragrant Perfume, distilled from the choicest
Exotics.
ATKINSON'S QUININE HAIR LOTION.
very refreshing Wash which stimulates the skin
healthy action and promotes the growth of ,the
hair.
ATKINSON'S
ETHEREAL ESSENCE OF LAVENDER.
A powerful Perfume distilled from the finest flowers
ATKINSON'S QUININE TOOTH POWER,
VIOLET POWDER, MACASSAR OIL, GLY-
CERINE GREAM,
And other specialities and general articles of Per.
fumery may be obtained of all dealers throughout
the World, and of the Manufacturers

24; OLD) BOND STREET, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
CAUTION.-Mesrss. J. & E. ATKINSON manu-
faciure their articles of one and the best qlalityonly.
Purchasers are c observing lhat each article is labelled with ihe Firm
Trade Mark,"a White Rose on a Golden Lyre, "
printed in seven colours.
ESTABLISHiED 1799,


The Committee
OP THE
Hamilton Temperance Hall School
Is desirious of obtaining a

SCHOOL-MASTER
For same.
Persons applying will please state in writing,
tlhI differ nt branches they will agree to teach
and be examined in. The number of pupils they
can receive and attend to-and rate of charges
per quarter for each.
Address above Committee,
ReceivingH louse, Hamilton Parish
Crawl, Nov. 26, 1879.

Champagne Lager Beer.

GENUINE ARTICLE.
Carefully Bottled by


T'n#. F.

In Barrels
Sold by
THEOS.

October 21,1878.


Kunz J Co.,
NEW YORK.
of Quarts and Pints.

J. LIGHTBOURN,
Front Street, Hamilton,
Sole Agent for Bermuda.


14 Queen Street, Hamilton,
Between the Stores of Messrs. F. A.
WHITE & E. B. JONES.


Pai n
Painter,
Dealer in PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES,
GLASS, PUTTY, BRUSHES,
&c., &e.
July 15, 1878.-12 m.

'heodore Outerbridue,


HAMILTON.
Reid Street, VWest of Royal Gazette" Office
Office Hours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
Will Visit St. Georg(s, Truesdays and Fri-
day.
Orders Promptly Attended to.
-Hamilton, Octoberr 26th, 1876.

IX L


S. H. Cappe,
icenpcsd aiIclioncer


AND
CO 77iONTIE CHANTT5
ST. THOMAS,
D. W.I.
CoNSIGNMENT'S SOLICITI'I).
Septr. 31, 1878.-12tn

!Peceired ex. Canima,"
And on Sale at the Roy 1 Gazette" Stationery
Store,
Saunders Ist, 2nd, 3rd 4 4th
Readers
Cornell's Geographies.
Hamilton, Jany. 6, 1879.

A E ICV ATCHES












TH E above W A 'TC H ES for both
Ladies and Gentlemen are kept constantly
on hand by the Undersigned : Any grade Vlove-,
ment not in Stock will be furnished at the
Manufactor's list price. Also, make to order
any style of Case with Crest, Monogram, &C.,,
engraved.
Remember the American Watch Co. received
the Gold Medal at the late Paris Exhibition.
E. T. CHILD.
Front Street, Hamilton, U
Dec. 16, 1878. u.o.o. .


Wm. James Heney,



SAND
Commission ./1gent,


1AMILTON,


GUION LiNE.

United States Mail Steamers.

fO 11 LI /E HIOO L,
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
LEAVE NEW.YORK
EVA3V TUVI1WDA X.
WYOMING sails January 14, at 9-30 a.m.
NEVADA sails January 21, at 2'30 p.m.
MONTANA sails January 28, at 9 a.m.
WISCONSIN sails Feby. 4, at 3 p.m.
WYOMING sails February 18, at 3 p.m.
The above Steamers are built expressly fir
the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon Accommodations are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
Saloon, thus securing that great comfort in
ocean travel, perfect ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Bath Room and Piano on
each Steamer.
The U.'S. Mail Steamer "'Canima"from Ber.
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can lhe
transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing next day.
WILLIAMS & GUION,
Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, January 2, 1879.




THE YACHT


Registered in Royal Bermuda Yacht Club 3-22'
tons. The SPRAY is in perfect order, Lead
hnd ironhallast; i'opes, sails,- moorings, &c., andd
is only sold on account of there being no conve-
nient accommodation at St. Georges.
For particulars apply to Captain Low, 46th
Regiment, St. Georges.
December 28, 1878.


RECEIVED,
Per Royal Mail Steamer Alpha,



S*ARRVIAGES,
VIZ :


9 BUGGIES,
1 Single PHlF TO.N,
1 Double COV( O/?R).
The above will be sold at very reasonable
prices for CASH,
ALBERT rINGL1'.
St. George's, Novr. 12, 1878.-tf

R.W HAY )& CO.,


Geti


teral Shipping
Commission Merchants,


and


(P. 0. .ex 3709,)

R. W. HAYWARD, N V ) Y K.
F. D. S. NASH.
SReferc .ces%:
Messrs. A. W. PEROT & Co.,Imer i .
Hlon. S. S. INGIIAM, Ilamito,, KIei'jnudat
Jos.-.M. HAYWARD, Agent It. l1. S. l'kt Co.
St. George's, Bermuda.
D. E. SEON, lhamilton, B! murtia.
September 17, l774.-rl 2mn


TT-1


To Let.


nn 'Fair View Lodge,'
Possession given 1st June next.
A commodious and pleasantly situated two
story Dwelling Hlouse in Pembroke Parish, at
Pitt's Bay, about ten minutes walk from the
Town of Hamilton, at present occupied by A. R.
THOMPSON, Esqr.
For Terms, &c., apply to
WM. NUSUM,
Mangrove Bay, Somerset.
January 13, 1879.-alt. tf.


1879.

The Bermuda Pocket & Sheet


FOIR 1 S79,
Are now ready for delivery.
THE SHEET contains all the necessary in-
formation for an Almanack.
TH E BOOK contains in addition to all other
useful information usually found in such a pub-
lication :
A Business Directory for the Towns of Hamilton
and St. George.
Descriptive, Historical, and Scientific account
of Bermuda.
A Catalogue of most of the Plants, both wilC
and cultivated, growing in Bermuda, oblig'ing-
ly prepared and classified for the publisher by
tHenry J. Hinson, Esqr., M.I)., for this Al-
manack-The most complete yet furnished.
A Catalogue of the Fishes of Bermuda by Pro-
fessor G. Brown Goode, Esqr., of the Smith-
sonian Institute, Washington.
A Catalogue of the Birds of Bermuda. revised.
And a Catalogue of-the 1iea and Land Shells of
Bermuda, by Mr. John Tavenier Bartram, of
Stock's Point, St. George.
On the Cover isa neat and very perfect Map of
Bermuda; its Latitude, Longitude, and the
position of the Breakers, &c., given.
PRICEs-Sheet 1/. Book, plain, 1/6; ditto,
interleaved, 1/9.
Can be had at the St,:e. of Messrs. GEORGE.
BOYLE & SON, West End, Water Street, St.
George; at the CHIEF WARDE,'S Office, Royal
Naval Yard, Ireland Island ; of the several Car-
riers of the "Gazette," and at the "Royal
Gazette" .Stationery Store.
Royal Gazette Office, Dec. 17, 1878.






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Flas Hoage floard iSn
Suse.


i1[IS is a very beautiful place. Is situated
a at the junction of the roads at the Flatts,
and is known as Palmetto Grove." Is within
tentyv minutes drive of Hamilton, and quite
near the Walsingham Caves. It borders on the
beautiful sheet of water, Harrington Sound, a
famous place for sea bathing.
The Proprietor has a Boat at hand for pleasure
excursions on the Sound and other waters. He
will be pleased to accommodate Lady and Gentle-
roen Boarders on very reasonable terms.
JOHN T. PENISTON.


September 3, 1878.


- BKRNIUIA'.


Cedar Avenue, Hamilton.
October 28, 1878.


Horse, Carriage 4* Cart


7r|HE Urdersigned having resumed Business
S at his old Stand, Corner of Church and
Junction Streets, ne',r Hamilton Hotel, takes
this method of thanking his friends and the pub-
lic g. nerally for past favours, and humbly soli-
cits a continuance of same.
THOMAJS H. HJ1RVEY.
January 6, 1879,


.fr-i


FAMILY OGER,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
English and A merican Preserve I
&A .t 7 2 ;t ' 0 1 b
Nos. 10 and 12 Queen Street.
Hamilton, Bermuda.
N. B.-Ships' Stores Supplied at Lowest
Prices.
February 18th, 1878,-1W m


Proprietor.


W. 0. F, BASOC0 M EI, MD1, ,
F.A.A., D.S.,
REID STREET, HAMILTON.
EAST END.

PrI'oleCiotn agaiwsf FSl 1ES
Tl THE MOST MODERATE ITvFS
Can be obtained from the .
PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPA N I
of London,
One of the longest Established and Wealthiest
I Offices in Great Britain.
Through the BRANCH OFFICE in these
Islands, a Saving is effected to the Insured
of the Stamp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on REAL and PERSONAL'
PROPERTY for 3, 6 or 12 months.
No FEES and no CHIARGE lor Policies.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,
Agent.
Hamilton, September 9th, 1856.


J. & E. Atkinsons'

PE[R FITM]ERY
celebrated for nearly a century past, is of the very
best English manufacture. For its purity and great
excellence it has obtained the following
EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDALS,
LoNDON, 1862. PARIS, 1867. COBDOVA, 187'2
LIMA, 1872. VIEKNA, 1873.
Only Gold Medal for English Perfumery, Paris 1878.
PHILADELPHIA 1876.

.Atkinson's Choice Perfumes for
THE HANDKERCHIEF,
V white Rose, Frangipanne, YlangYlang, Stephona-
tis, Opopanax, Jockey Club, Ess. Bouquet,
Trevol, Magnolia, Jasmin, Wood Vio-
let.
And all other odours, of the finest quality only.

A T K I N SO N S
Celebrated Eau de Cologne
iq strongly recommended, being more lasting an
fragrant than the German kinds.

ATK INSON S
OLD BROWN WINDSOR SOAP
celebrated for so many years, continues to be made
as heretofore. It is strongly Perfumed, and will be
found very durable in rse.
ATKINSON'S BEARS' GREASE, COLD
CREAM, SACHET POWDERS, TRANSPAR-
ENT GLYCERINE SOAP, ROSE TOILET
POWDER, TOILET VINEGAR, VELOUTINE
WHITE ROSE TOOTH PASTE,
and other specialties and general articles of Perfu-
mery may be obtained of all dealers throughout
World, and of the Manufacturer,
& & L. JLTEINS30N,
24, OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
CAUTION.-Messrs. J. & E. ATKIt,,SN manu-
facture their articles of one and the best qurii
only. Purchasers are cautioned to avoid counter-
feits by observing that each article is labelled with
the Firm's Trade Mn !,', a White Rose on a
Golden Lyre;" printed in seven colours.
ESTABLISHED 1799.
April 11, 1876-12m If
DR. ROBERTS'S
CELEBRATED OINTMIEN.T,
CALLED
TiE POOR .TANS FRIEND"
is confidently recommended to the Public as an un-
failing remedy for wounds of every description ; a
certain remedy for ulcerated legs, burns, scalds,
bruises, chilblains, scorbutic eruptions, and pimples
in the face, sore and inflamed eyes, sore heads, sore
breasts, piles. It also entirely removes the foul
smell arising from Cancer.
Sold in pots, M13d., 2/9, 4/6, 11/ and 22/ each; and
his
PILULE ANTI-SCROFIIUL.LE OR ALTERX-
T'IVE PILLS,
Proved by more than sixty years' experience to be
,,ne of the best medkiines for purifying itho blood and
assisting Nature in her operations. They lormn a
mild and superior family aperient, which may be
taken at all littes without confinement or change of
diet,
Sold in Boxes at 1/t, 2/9, 4/6, 11/ and 22/ each.
Prepared only by 1iE.ACH & B A RNICOTT, Brid-
port, Dorset, England, and sold by all Medicine
Vi ndors.
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Quarter Court
Ml. of 7th inst. due

3rd after Epiphany


THE BERMUDA RIV A1. GAZETTE is'published
every Tuesday by DoNALD M'PHEF LEE,
Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent
Majesty,
AT HIS OFFICE,
North-west Corner of Reid and Burnaby Street,
IHamilton,
where Blanks, 1Hand-bills, &c., will be
printed at the shortest notice.-Agents,
at St. Georges for the Royal Gazelle,
Messrs GEORGE BOYLE & SON, West End,
Water Street.


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