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Hamilton, Bermuda, Tuesdy, *.Mlarch 285, I 879..
THE ARUM OR CUCKOO PINT,
(" Familiar Wild Flowers, Part 4, by F. Edward
Hulme, F.L.S., F.S.A.,)
In course of publication by Cassells.
fThe spathe, the large hood-like part of the
bloom, is often nine or ten inches long, tapering to
a point at its upper extremity opening out lower
down so as to show the club-like form within, and
then contracting again. The central form or spa-
dix is very curious in construction and quaint in
forin, and will well repay attentive investigation.
On stripping off the outer envelope it will be seen
that the clublike form is but the termination of a
very unusual form of inflorescence. At the base of
this central succulent axis we find a ring of fertile
pistilleferous flowers, and above these another ring,
some two-or three rows, of aborted or rudimentary
orFans of like nature. Surmounting these, after a
brief intervening space, we find a group or cluster
of well developed stameniferous forms, and above
these, as in the case of the female flowers, another
ring or cluster composed of stamens in a rudimen.
taryl.and imperfect state. It will ordinar-
ily be found in blossom by about the middle of
April and may be met with until almost the end of
',May. The autumnal aspect of the plant is very
different. We look in vain for any signs of blos-
som, in vain even for its foliage; these have all
withered and passed away, and in their place we
see a little green stem, some three or four inches high
surmounted by a cluster of large succulent looking
berries of a brilliant scarlet colour, a dozen or more
of them, each as large as a ripe black currant, and
forming a far more conspicuous object in the midst
of the fast thinning hedgerow, than the blossoms
afforded months beforehand, when everything was
bursting into verdure and life. The leaves are on
long foot stalks that spring directly from the root:
they form an excellent illustration of what is in
botanical nomenclature called the sagittate form
of leaf, a term derived from the resemblance of the
form to that of the head of an arrow. .
The generic name signifying fire in an.
oient Hebrew and Egyptian, and refers to the fiery
or acrid taste of the plants comprising the genus-
a genus which in England contains only the species
under consideration." .
Dr. Thomson, with Dr. Chaplin, English Phy.
sician at Jerusalem, having the most extensive and
most intimate knowledge of Palestine, in "The
Land and the Book," page 256, Nelson's last Edi.
tion, remarks :--
This little brook we are crossing comes from
Ijon, by Abel. It is associated in my experience
with the beautiful Huleh lily, the flower, as I be.
lieve mentioned by Our Lord in that delightful ex-
hortation to trust in the kind care of Our Heavenly
Father. Consider the lilies how they grow ; they
toil not, they spin n6t,and yet I say unto you that
Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one
of these." This Huleh lily is very large, and the
hree inner petals meet above, and form a gorgeous
canopy, such as art never approached, and king
never set under, even in his utmost glory. And
when I met this incomparable flower, in all its love-
ness, among the oak woods around the .Northern
base of Tabor, and on the hills of Nazareth, where
Our Lord spent his youth, I felt assured that it
was to this he referred. We call it Hileh lily be-
cause it was here that it was first discovered. Its
'botanical name, if it has one, I am unacquainted
with, and am not anxious to have any other than
.that which connects it with this neighbourhood. I
suppose, also, that it is this identical flower to which
Solomon refers in the Song of Songs; "I am the
rose of Sharon and the lily of the valleys. As the
lily among the thorns, so is my love among the
daughters." The bride, comparing her beloved to
& rpe pr.a -young hart sees him, feeding among the
lilies. Our flower delights most in the allies, but
is also found on the mountains. It grows among
thorns, and I have sadly lacerated my hands in ex-
tricating it from them. Nothing can be in higher
contrast than the luxuriant, velvety softness of this
lily, aid the crabbed tangled hedge of thorns about
it. Gazelles still delight to feed among them, and
you dan scarcely ride through the woods North of
Tabor, where these lilies abound, without frighten-
ig them from their flowery pasture!."
Canon Farrar remarks in a note, p. 200, Illus.
trated edition, "The Life of Christ."
"'The lilies to which Christ alluded (Matt. VII
28). are either flowers generally, or, perhaps, the
s'carlet anemone, or the Huleh lily-a beautiful
flower which is found wild in this neighbourhood."
Dean Stanley's "Sinai and Palestine" p. 422.
"The otly lilies which I saw in Palestine in the
months of March and April, were large yellow wa-
ter lilies, in the clear spring of Ani Mellaheh, near
the Lake of Merom. But if, as is probable, the
name may include the numerous flowers of the tu-
lip or amaryllis kind, which appear in the early
summer or the autumn of Palestine, the expression
becomes more natural,-the red and golden hue
more fitly suggesting the comparison with the pro-
(verbial gorgeousness of the robes of Solomon. And
though there may not be any special appropriate-
ness to Galilee, the brilliant flowers of Palestine are
one of the most attractive features of its scenery,
the more so frpm the want of colour or form in the
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The .Bermuda Library,
18Tr MABcHr, 1879.
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Ancient Classics for English Readers:
Aristotle, by Grant
Catullus, Tibullus Davis
Alcock, R. H., Botanical Names for English
Albemarle, Earl of, Fifty Years of my Life
Alexander, Wm., The Witness of the Psalms
to Christ and Christianity
Alexander, Mrs., Which shall it be ?
cc The Wooing o'it
SThe Heritage of Langdale
Her Dearest Foe
Anderson, John, Mandalay to Momien
Austen, Jane, Emma
9" Northanger Abbey
t" Pride and Prejudice
t" Sense and Sensibility
Baker, James, Turkey in Europe
(1) Barclay, Robert, Apology for the Quakers
Barker, Lady, A Year's Housekeeping in Africa
Barrett, C., Diary and Letters of Madam D'-
Arblay, 4 vols.
Bastian, H. C., The Beginnings of Life, 2 vols.
Beckstein, L., As Pretty as Seven
Black, Win., A Daughter of Heth
Green Pastures and Piceadily
*" Madcap Violet
Lady Silverdale's Sweetheart
(" Mr. Pisistratus Brown, M.P., in
Blackman, R. D., Alice Lorraine
9" Cripps the Carrier
Brassey, Mrs., A Voyage in the Sunbeam
Brown, R., A Manual of Botany
Brown & Lidstone, Fifteen Thousand Miles on
Bryce, James,. Transcaucasia and Ararat
Burbidge, F. W., Cultivated Plants '
B-Burke, Sir B., The Peerage and Baronetage
Burnaby, Capt., A Ride to Khiva
On Horseback through Asia
Burton, J. H., History of Scotland, 2 vols.
Cairnes, J. E., Principles of Political Economy
Essays on Political Economy
Cameron, V. L., Across Africa, 2 vols.
Campbell, Lord Geo., Log Letters from the
Chambers, G. F., Descriptive Astronomy
Cooke, E. W., Leaves from my Sketch Book
1st and 2nd Series in 1 Vol.
Cooper, Fenimore, His Works, 26 vols.
Cozzens, S. W., The Marvellous Country
Craven, Mrs., A Sister's Story
Cranstoun, James, The Elegies of Albinus Ti-
Croker, Crofton, Fairy Legends of Ireland
Darwin, Chas., Different Forms of Flowers
De Cosson, E. A., The Cradle of the Blue Nile,
Dennis, Geo., Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria,
Dilke, Sir Charles, Greater Britain
Dodge, R. J., The Black Hills
Dyer, T. H., Pompeii
Edwards, A. B., Barbara's History
Edwards, Betham, A Year in Western France
Edwards, Herbert, Life of Sir Henry Lawrence
Eliot, George, Daniel Deronda
The Mill on the Floss
The Spanish Gypsy
Svans, A. J., Through Bosnia and the Herze-
Pitzmaurice, Lord, Life of Earl of Shelburne,
(1) Fox, George, Journal of his Life
Fraser-Tytler, Leila, or the Island
French Pictures in English Chalk, 1st and 2nd
Fullerton, Lady, Constance Sherwood
Too Strange not to be True
Gardiner, S. R., Personal Government of
Charles I, 2 vols.
German Home Life
Gladstone, W. E., Juventue Mundi
Grant, Rev. George, Ocean to Ocean
Gray, John Henry, China, 2 vols.
Green, John R., History of the English People,
4" A Short History of the Eng.
Hall, Mrs. S 0C., Sketches of Irish Character
Hardy, Thos., Far from the Madding Crowd
Herbert, Lord, Autobiography
Hinchliff, T. W., Over the Sea and Far Away
Ingraham, Rev, J. H., The Prince of the House
Janus, Letters on the Pope and the Council
James, G. P. R., His Works, 27 vols.
Jebb, R. C., The Attic Orators from Antiphon
to Iseeos 2 vols.
Jevons, W. Stanley, The Principles of Science
Kavanagh, Julia, Adele
Kempe, J. E., Companions for the Devout Life
King, Edward, The Southern States of America
King, Henry, The Metamorphosis of Publius
Kitchen, G. W., History of France, 3 vols.
(1) Presented by Samuel D. Otis.,
Lambert, Cowley, A Trip to Oashmere Wallace, A., Geographical Distribution of Ani-
Layton, J. J., Mayhew's Illustrated Horse mals, 2 vols.
Management Wallace, Mackenzie, Russia
Lawrence, Sir Geo., Fortyth ee years in India Walpole, Spencer, A History of England from
Leto, Pomponio, The Vatican Council the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, I
Levison, H. A., Sport in man i Lands I 2 vols.
Lewes, G. H., Physiology :of common Life, 2 Warburton, P. E., Journey Across the Western
vols. Interior of Australia I
On Actors and the Art of Acting Whetham, 'J. W. B., Across Central America
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Lloyd, W. W., The Age of Pericles, 2 vols. Wilson, Daniel, Prehistoric Man, 2 vols.
McDonald,Geo., At the Back of thie NorthWind Wilson, HE., Alpine Ascents and Adventures 1
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The Marquis of Lossie Orville College
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Greece I Yonge, Charlotte, Life of Bishop Patteson, 2
Social Life in Greece vols.
Malleson, .Colonel G. B., The Indian Mutiny My Young Alcides
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Martin, Theodore, The Lifp of the Prince Con- Annual Register, 1877
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May, Sir Erskine, Democracy in Europe, 2 vols. RB-Civil Service Year Book, 1879
Mayhew's Horse Management B-Clergy List, 1878
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Mirabeau, The Countess, Recollections of Col. Statesman's Year Book, 1873, '74, '76, '77
De Gonneville, 2 vols. and '78
Moresby, Capt. John (R.N.), New Guinea and Year Book of Facts, 1877, 1878
Moore, Thomas, Odes of Anadreon S. BROWNLOW GRAY,
Morris, C. E., The Age of Anhie lHonorary Secretary.
Muir, Sir William, Life of Mahomet
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Tyrrell, Christian, Success and How he Won it
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The Child of the Cavern
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HAMILTON, 10th March, 1879.
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THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE desires to
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Feby. 9th, 1879.
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March 18th, 1879.
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March 10, 1879.-2 a. m,
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EXTRACT fr.im M ETE';I ;OL'i. IC.\T L.'! CALLA AT Pi'EiB 'T. HALL.1
VATIONS taken uri.l.:Ir th, .1i..-Ib ... h t 1 ii I In thlr '.a o:, of i'l.'nt, ..? T ij.i i,
Medical Othicr, P;:sefict, EiermI![i3ia. AL,.ve th ... evi ., Iy D'. i -I,,n f'. ,' th .erm,. _. l n ,c,
151 feet. `s ni, .... t'... Calla at ,:. IT. Hall. "A v ri.tyr
Wind Temperature previous te '-i of T. S. Reid's, -.. brought ,y lhiau
S" 9a.m. 24 hours. Rain. from Palestine."
ate .m 4 o Tli:r,- n.- two of'h '. : plants, the first flower-d
Date. Tusiiny ,.l,and le other unday;' e-,nd:, as
z. o '" Inch. the variety appears to be u-ii:.ini.,u i.i well as
S 2 . c beautiful in it plf, a wnmber of visitors have .een
1879.-- -- -' them. Those, vh.- liav: i it lad th,? ,:,pr.:.itLi vYof
S1879 o o o examinintg lem, should see them in their fading
Mr. 17 30-152 NE 2 70*5 58-5 124-2 0-01 state, visitors having ready access to the (ai- i.n.
18 30-145 s 1 71-3 59-2 131-20 0-00 The Arum Maculatum or Cuckoo Pint has much
19 29-876 sw 2 71-7 61-6 131-2 5 0*25 in common with this variety of calla, and we pub-
20 30*302 N 2 64-7 54-4 1325 0-00 lish on our first page to-day a description of it, as
22 30-451 SE 1 7269 50-6 136-2 0 00 well as several interesting extracts on th:-'sul:.I,.
23 303428 s 1 721 56 13-0 4 000 of the lilies referred to in the :', :,... on the Mount.
In the 1st Calla, the Spadix is about 9- inches
Total 0-44 -laog,,the.4temi6 ipehes long, 1,reatili .f 11,. Sp.,tiia
in its widest part about 41- inches. The Spadix is
'a charcoal black. ;On first o.:-.in-: the lining of
1 9t the Spatha is a dark rich velvet, both in appearance
I and touch, toning to a rich Moroo.Ti The. arrow
= )shaped leaves are about six inches long, in the se-
cond calla only four inches, while its spadix is
Hamilton, March 25. 1879. about 6 inheslong. ;The 1st opened from the side,
S -' -. the 2nd from the top. The s-.,:-.-.h L... matter in
the cup attracts a number of insects. The lining
CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTON. of the Spatha in the second calla is ,..u]. wh:at dif-
CLEARED. ferent in shade, turning to a rich dark red purple.
March 20-Mail Steamer Canima, Liddicoat, New They have been popularly termed The Black
York; 201 boxes beets, 87 boxes onions, 1021s. Lily and are quite a novelty among thes.ea tihful
potatoes, 406 boxes tomatoes, I box peas, 417 bales and abundant flowers, such as these scarlet geranium,
Cotton, 44 bags old rags, 84 packages liquors. which flourish so luxuriantly in Bermda.
21-Barkentine Bessie, Date, Dominica. which lourish so lux iatly in ermud a.
21-Barkenne Bessie, Date, omi ORGE. This calla was observed by Mr. and Mirs. Reid on
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST.GEORGE. the bleak uplands near Ilebron in the spring of
S~ eor.ENTERED. -.
Maroh 22-R. M. Steamer Beta, Shaw, Halifax; Eng- 1876, the b lbs pro cured through Mr. Shapnira,
lish Mail of 6th instant, passengers and freight.- thewellkDwn in Jerusalem and associ-
Agent, J. M. Hayward. ated with the sale of Moabitish Antiquities (?) to
CLEARED. the Ger-man Government. 'il-.ut:. the same Au-
March 19-Am. Barque Jennie Cushman, Perry, Bos- tumn they have n6w flowered f...r the third time,
ton. about the same period. In a few days the plants
21-Barque Gordon, Seabrook, Baltimore; inward will .-1-ii'i up and will gradually die away.
RM. Steamer Beta, Shaw, St. Thomas; mails and 6
bls. and 20 boxes potatoes and 2 boxes onions.
MOVEMENTS OF VESSELS PORT OF ST. GEORGE.
Gem, awaiting orders.
Edina, reloading cargo wheat.
Lucia, discharging coals..
Wetterhorn, finished discharging cotton.
Carolina Z., reloading cargo corn.
Augvald, reloading wheat.
Harry Davies, on Marine Slip caulking.
China, discharged sugar and coffee.
Marcias S. Lewis, awaiting orders.
Rescue, waiting for sails, and rigging..
.Promenader, nearly ready for sea.
In the Royal Mail Steamer Beta, on Friday last from
Halifax: Major Bridges, R. A., and Mrs. Bridges, Lt.
Clapp, R. "., and Mrs. Clapp, 3 children and nurse,
Lt. Cartwright, 1-19th Regt., Miss Annie Barger, Mr.
George Morton, and Capt Anderson, (Underwriters
Agent.)--Ird Cabin, Gunner Thornton, R. A., wife
and 2 children, Gunner Bray, R. A., wife and child.
In the Mail Steamer Canima on Thursday last for
New York :-Mrs. Edridge, Mrs. Barnardiston. Mrs.
Kruger, the Misses Florence. Eliza and Ethel Hurst,:
Miss May Conway, Frank W. Hurst, Esqr.. Messrs.
J. H. Kraft, L. W. Butler, G. H. Boardman, Dr.
Phelps, A. D. Hurd, H., Sherman, C. J. Hubbell,
Capt. Ryder, Capt. Doane, Capt. Dixon, and Capt.
Ritchie.-Second Cabin, A. John Reynolds, Lawrence
,,T. Finnan, and 1 in Steerage.
Brigantine Fortuna, hence at Halifax, March 16.
The 3 masted Schr. George Walker, cleared at.New
York for Bermuda, on account of S. S. Ingham, on the
15th inst. [Telegram, by Halifax Mail.] *
H. M. S. Rover, Capt. Barnardiston, left on Satur-
day last for England.
WEEKLY STEAMERS.-We understand that the
second steamer to run on the NewYork Line dur-
ing the Crop Season, will commence her trips on
the 3rd proximo.
LADIES' NOMINATION RIFLE MATCH.
This interesting Match, which we announced in
our last issue to take place on Wednesday, the 19th
was (owing to the unpropitious state of the weather.)
put off, according to the Rules of the Match, to the
following day, when, it took place on the Warwick
Range, with a success, which was hardly to be ex-
pected, and which must have been very gratifying
to those interested in its management. At the hour
fixed for its commencement 31 competitors out pf
the 34 entered, answered to their names-three fionl
unavoidable circumstances being prevented attend-
ing. His Excellency and Lady Laffan arrived
early and appeared, to take the deepest interest
throughout,the entire Match. Amongst the large
number of spectators we notice Colonel and Mrs.
Morrison, Colonel and Mrs. Gordon, Capt. Muiorlbv,
'R. N., Colonel Vigors, Doctor, Mrs. and Miss Sin-
clair, Colonel Lilly, Commissary Randall, and Mrs.
Randall, Mrs. and the MIisses Butterfield, Mr. and
Mrs. Richard and Miss Darrell, Maj. Hereford, Miss
Bremner, Capt. Greeve and most 'of the elite ofI the
Island. Subjoined are the names of the winners with
their scores; the shooting was not quite up to what
was expected, owing to a strong northerly wind,
and perhaps we may add, to a feeling of nervous-
ness amnongst the Sons of Mars from the number of
the representatives of the fair goddesses present for
whom they were doing battle.
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Lady Laffan kindly distributed the prizes to the
different winners. .
We hear that more competitions will take place
on a larger scale, and we feel sure, from the sue.
cess of this one, that they will be well supported.
We understand that tw Co rporals, belonging to
ed Cummings and Thomas-are to compete in a
foot race near Prospect on Satnrday next at 5 p.m.
As one of the competitors is a professional, but un-
der on assumed name, great interest is being felt in
the result, and the betting is running high.
Z -- We have been re-qi steld to make it knovn
that the Italian Government -has :. 1 a- high re-
ward-3,000, Lire, bqual to.12n--for the best and
most complete essay on the structure, the internal
functions and the diseasesof tI.: ,.iti ~-iir a. i fi ,it.
of the Genus Citrus and kindred genera :-,the essays
to be sent to the Ministry of A ii. '' --, Industry
and Commerce at Rome not later than the 31st
May, 1881. .
A copy of the Official Notice issued by the Italian
'Government can be seen-on 1-nli.,l-ti,.n at the Pub-
lic Library, Hamilton'.
BERMUDA ARTIFIT'IAL ITE CoM'ANY.-It will be
noticed, onreference to on, ie adt- rti-ifni columns to-
day, that the above Con-,pmny is now prepared to
furnish ice daily from the depot in Burn.y.Stieet,
in this Tu vwU, and that on and after the .fir't day of
Apli! c.i:-inii.'-. customers residing' in Tt!;, about
Hamilton, will be supplied at their' residences on the
rmorninM- of each' v-,-eL: div, between thWe honis of
10 :1. I t o l.,,,k .- .t .. .. (
The season for the enjoyment of this great lux-
ury is ap'iro:,'-l iU.-, arid we are glad-to find that
I the Company can afford to dispose of the ice at one.
penny per pound. :
ORANGE Tbers.-We are much gratified to learn
that efforts are being made to renew our stock of
Orange Trees, which have unfortunately for years
past been diminishing rapidly in number and even
in quality. Mr. Arthur'Thompson was almost the
first to try budded orange trees, 40 of which he
obtained via New York from Florida; four of them
he presented to two of his friends, and planted the
remainder at his newly .iur:--h:.- ed property near
Waterloo, Westward of the Town of Hamilton, in
January last; all of which are now looking healthy,
having taken root immediately on being placed in
'the earth. Other persons, observing the success
which has so far nitt-. rn. 1 1Mr. Thompson's experi-
ment, have also given it their attention, and a con-
siderable number of, budded. -orange trees were
brought down by the last Canima. Mr. T. has also
imported some Sicily lemon and mandarine orange
THE ZULU WAR.
The British loss on J;ni, ii.-y l2nd., is said to-h."e
beoen ac-erfained to 1l,,' inteti.l(' 'N l tve.ontin,-t,' t.
tpwarnl- of ,'Vio' killed.
General Lord Chb-'lm-ford i.; said to be acting
strictly on the "df.:-m-iv until reinforcements ar-
FINrN,.: i OF TI.'-E 2'4TU C'OLOr.S.--The l:odiis of
Lieut. Mi il J. and Coghill, were foitl 1l oi,1 yards
from the Buffalo. River, together with the: Colors of
the 24th Regiment, which the-y. had succeeded in
.Brevet Lieut-Col.. Lipnel Hook, 'half pay, late
Ceylon Rifle eiiii-uA,. has been .,pl1._,int.'l to the
Command o;o tp, 1st, Batt. .19,th Regiment, vice
BreVet Coloanel B. M. Deane.
Captain D. L. Brain, Brigade Major, left for
England in the S. S. Castlewood, on 16th in-st., on
six weeks leave of absentee.
Captain Annesl6y, R.A:, left for England in
H.M.S. Rover, on Saturday- last, -on four lmoopas
le '..p of al :.L. : .U. .
Deputy Commissary' John Browne, Ordnance
Store Department, who pro-,:.c--del to Engliand on
the Ie,:-.iinum, ition of a Medical 3.;r] in Septem-
ber lhat, h!.- bIt-en placed onretired pt`y upon re-or-
ganization of the Departu..-.nt.
A,.--ist. Payima-ter .T. E. Addis, Army Pay De-
partment, ha.s pro-.-c.ed to the Cape of Good Hope
on active Service.
A Gallant rescue from drowning occurred at H.
M. Dockyard on Smay lav vfnin^ the 16th inst.
A Marine, of 1f. M. S. ?. .'., was returning to
his ship about 8 p.m3. on Sunday Bight,. and it bd-
ing dark, he mistook the wharf where his ship was
lying, and walked into the Camber.
A Seaman. Jame-s Murdk..;k,:.f-th.- jiip 1itilan.mnia
ripai.miig at H.M. Do.ky ai r, l..tliug :a pltiiige S.1eU
distance from th:e I-hip, ii m : d in t--ly j imped fromthe
BritanniM into the water-having heavy sea boots
on 't' the titne--and succeeded in saving the man
after some difhi l7y.
The Marine could .not swim and would in- all
probability have been drowned.
The Captain Sii,.-riutitend.itt,. Captain Moresbhy,
came- to th.I' ,poit at the time 'of the' rescue, and
spoke v.-ry highly of the gallantry displayed iby
the Merchant Seaman, and intends bringing the
case to the notice of the P,:,val Humane So,-it-ty.'
An Inquest was held in, Southampton Parish, on
the 19th instant, f.,re- C(h:iilt-s C Keane, Esqr.,
Coroner, on view, of th -it.>.'y .. *J h,a 1n:'urv Coop-
er, a '-' ,t,:-- 'Mariner,-who, ifr a temporary fit of
insanity, -l 't. himself, on the mornin,, of that .day.:
Verdict in accordance wi't th!,- 'V ;..
The ..'iiy of the'uI.. ri'-,. .tt_ ,, &s- a ...-., for a
considerable time past, been a question of doubt,
not only with his i ie-a,., but with others who have
witnessed his eccentricities, and no one questions
the justness of the decision of the Coroner's .'ry.
The deceased has left a wife and_ six children> to
mourn his sad fate. It w a a six-shooter revolver
which, lhe ua.i-, five -1,.,.n,'.i i-s 'of lir i' were still
charge. The ball, which entered his breast on the
left side, passed quite through his body, and caused
almost instant death.
given.a grand ball on Friday veinin., r4th ini.4 t,
ia hb,'or -ot' e man iatge of thet Drske'-f dennaught.
Over 200 guests were pr.('onit. T'P- ball w;i''6pen-
ed by His E xcellency and it1r RI(,yal'Highness
joining in a qua.illle. They took-part in two other
dances before they. retired. .,. .
NOVA SooTrA.:-.The Legislature of Novp Scotia
was opened at Halifax on the 6thjinsant by His
Honor Lieut-Governor Aifhi, bil f'. te -iaf, d"'in
his speech on ihcr (o;asi.in that he regrettedl being
obliged to inform theinm: that the expenditure of
the Province: Atirin. t(he;l-pa-. few years h'as been
largely in excess of its ie;. .. ...
E. 'Piltcn : Mfocvy. E-gr..,of, Sy.dnie C,. 'was
duly ele.' d : ;Spe.:;kr ot,tVie H-ous','of Asequibly. .
DOMINION PARLIAMENT.-A'fte d'ebalte a which
extended over several days -motioin of censure 'of
the Governor Ltelli,..r, of Qubec,-mnoavd by'a Mr.
Mosseau, was carried by, yeas.1:;1." rays 51-the
first important division undet ,ihe uew.Government.'
ST. P.ATrICir'D" DAY- h 17th March (yesterday
weeli) was.(elbilate:i in, Hilifax, N.S., by the sev-
eral Iri.- soci'?ties of that place, by torchilight pro-
cessi.ons,, and supping together at thoir several
rooms.. "The, u.b,:,l'e afftlir passed off-"with that
friendly feeling ani:d g-'d .'rder d Whicbh .'as become
noteworthy at all street, gIl',it' inm iajifax."
'The weather was not very favorable, th.re waaij'ust'
snow ';' 3 to makv ,. .-, niip ,'-.:, ,.;.,t A
memo. .to us states 'the ."-takL-i at o ite *e loi )..
"' iair,' thunder and' iisli . ; i ..,, ie
glass." : ;
THE NEW I P 'OF NT' W.-Arch,
deacon S>veatman f Hluron, has bbea ". ; '.', '
imously ..-.' ', L '. T ci Toronto. Othe r & .. -
men had been named Ior the high position, but the
Committees which I-4 i. t.i.the Ev.' 3-k ..t and
the Iligh ( I.urch parties in 'the Synod, could not
agree in the Selection, and in fact had almost come
to a (dad-lock, when. Archleancon ,ge,ePn w.as
STITE ,:'AlJAIA.N 7. O"ET.,
0'n 'the afterlroon y'.f thie 1 ith iA,',i;i, the Hon..
Mr. Fil y : ul..mii ...l P.i- EB !.-,o:t t, thel House of,
C'.-i_, nous I t ('tt wiv aad tl f. rmc-, Finaiin ---.M.-: n-.
-i',-r !r "it,. .:.t replied. The practice is to
transmit by t. i.--: ,pi all '-,:r the. country the pro-,i
posed I a.riif !hul :nc-uNhv with it.-; intr0.':i,. u,,,
that ,-xt day in :v-ery C(atin:- House the duties
are levied on the new scale, allowances arn.- ial in
ca " of~ nyI r -.1itwf .n ,i rn.11' t ,e .,-1,-' Ti'.'Til-'
ley, whose financial abilities are widely 'r .:-' .
!.; 1 .- ; ": n -ti" T" ir :-
1i z.] Fin n i, i year (..u, ,n.._-- ..ly 1st, the pre-.
sent one will show an expenditure ,-.: ,-.au; 24
millions of dollars, while the estimated revenue,
Lk, u'-" :.. six in.,tli., as a il,[ri ,i .1 willshlev
a q n,:fi ,:i ,_ y ,- ,-. n,," lh...u-.,.,: ,;.:,!! ;,. f l : h
*:'.-n ; of the previous financial year was over
-I iailli:O j .:,j1lI,.-. his. large a d i .u- ,ri ',i 1 e-
ficiency must be arrested either by reduced expend-
iture or by increased i.;::.a.i,.. The second diffi-
culty is ratifying the election prw:, -:. which
brought the present party to .power, of affording
each and every interest such a protection that the
prosperity of all might be secured, and increased.
revenue assured. "Mr. Tilley affects to have -solved:
his most difi.. ilt.problem. We hve niot time
to-day to follow him th1i-oig-h 1i._luiti.'t: details,
the wisdom of which, viewed apart from Cart-
wright's Party i'ti-. -may be questioned. And
yet- it must be conceded that Cartwright's: Tar'iff
which c .._tlil:-.: .,I to wreck th.:.I. I:-T i p-iParty
had little or no discrimination, such as might -hve
safely been made, in the general interests of Canada.
The ad' valorem scale of duties, has, during the
present, great reduction in all values, reduced the
amount of duties, and we observe that tl,-, .Nv-\-
foundlard revenue shows a deficiency, .f:^ :,.
same cause. The i .,1I is lar-ely of course a re-
venue one tending in certain articles to prohibition
and forced ,- roni_-.1,t -V of home made products.
Potatoes are -.--1! i per cent, Tomatoe's 20 c--nt
,per, bushel, and oti.-.i vegetables are raised' fiii. 1
10 per cent to 20 per cent ad valorem-. Ti,:- general
iae iff has 1_..- r-i., 4 from 17. '-:-rt to 20i) ',r ent
and in many cases the duties are ,'.unp-.uinl, ad va-
lorem and a-jiifl-, and a close e'I.iroxi"-s.ii.u is
made to the serious .d i,.'.i: if ih:- "iibed
States T i ri?. T 6C i '. i ... .i u! : p.r'DO--.
following ini the steps of the American G(Overnment
'- 'i- -.; against undervaluation,, an inevitable
ii'-, .' iin a high ad valorum ";,ii-;t.' 'The vest-
ing in the executive of arbitary powers n this mat-
ter generally acts most iiiji,-irtly. -It -is 'rep,:'--..l
to tax coal and coke 50 cents on -. short, ton of 2,000
pounds. It is estimated.-that about 900,000'tfons
of coal are r-,*;. ,,.:1 in Canada, that fin spite
of any duty imposed 2C.'i i'io tons of Anthracite
and 150,000 tons of i~iuniuinuis -will ,till ,be
imported leaving!' a margin of. 400,000-tons for
Nova Scotia coa'l. iil ,...- an 'h'.'.:'- of
some 5 per .i ,. is granted: when iinipoit,.I di-
rectly from thd place o'f ,-,i....1.,tii.-'.n, oid ii n te:.
'an ad liti-.jil hn)pc..t of 10 per cent whi:.u impnl :ttl
from the L `.it-:d l tat.es. The u. 'ii rate varies
with ih..-, classification 'but is on an" average per
cent higher per pound. Flour is to be taxed 50 cents
per barrel, and t','. :: pi:,or the fisheries, 8 cents
per. bushel. -', t; .:.- -'1 cotton fabrics run from
one cent to three-. ut.. per square -..,', ,',. '-a all 15
per cent ad valorem. But we must forbear. ,. 'The
Nova Scotians do -not seem satisfied with the low,
duty upon coal, and the Prince Edward:Islanders
regarding their pork packing do not relish a duty
on salt. '.
SoMrETTTTN NEW0 IN BE]RMUDA.-Mr. Bennet, ope-
rator in Muil.:- Ice F.n:-bviy has had the unpleasant
sensation of introducing a form of sickness5 hitherto
totally uupknow'nn ]j,~nB ,irn.--c-in other words he
has been r:;. 'T-BimTEt.'. Tn- nppliaratus from which
the freezing iuix t'','.''i f6d to the Ice machine, hav-
ing got out of ,,dl;.r, ."' *B.-un. t w i'o) ..: '!in'.- to
set it right,, wh.-n' :rt'ih th.- -hrui,-al tlirour:;li
the corrodid cock, totally benumbed his hand. The
fumes inhaled -!,.-l.l:ld' a '-'roi.-!iti ', from which
She st ill 1 i;.-r:, but we are glad to learn that, through
prompt attention, he is not likely to lose the hand.
LECTURE ON THIE .-OLAR SYSTEM.--We have been
requested to say, that W. A. \u rint, Esrfr., will
deliver :his Lecture:on '"The ir.,]ir Systeni," at the
St. George's Young Men's Christian Association
Lecture R46orn, on Friday r'veuin- next. -
It is said that Queen Victri. lis exprescol a
strong wish to see Canada, a.nd the Prince of Wales
is eirriutii ain-r her to visit;both that coun ry and
the U niiiLt d Stafe.,, ,. ... .
'BRIOIAM YOUNo's HEIRS.---The "'onite ;ftan t at
law for Bi iLh-'m You'a"s 'large estate -hc-". Itplbv-
ed an Eastern State Lawyer, who is now said to be
it' ".-. Lake.4uietly taking notes and ai an i,-1 i
for the forth coming trial, Y",iI,''has hnd tI..iiy-
five wives ard it is doubitf'ls if Young 'eel' when
he died how'many children ie hb;l, or where they
all lived. "; o -:, .
M.ILITArY.-Orders .were e..-,',i.v"',I v.e-tr.r'1y by
"the mrial starnetI for the l"1. Re.--i, i! to hold
itself in readiness ,, .xv .. with I, e -1.,' now
'at Bermuda,'the iut ,,; h:,'ir,;.; been (r,'.Il hi're.-
Halifax Herald, aL.', 13. ''
Thi Hallif Cl/,,o,"e/ie of the 17th denies, by' au-.
thority, the above statement. "-': ;
SHxiH LIFE BEiqw. STAias,--The servants at
Rideau H ,I (f'.n;.r.nm-'.: H'ouse, Ottfawa,)., we're
"_V.ATaOAN. Ti' N t': .ND THE PLA,.ACTF '
"'. ibhS alar ,inr-: *..\S-:.n-i,.n ,, of the. Pin,.,.. iu .sLm
1i1n4s 3f Nortlh.s. Europe, has given rise t. nii-hli
dise-u-non in t0,- Tiondon papers as to the ifi.... y
of quarantine. Several of the Continental Powers
h,.n i-'.-,i.el pery .-. ifu.d:a Quarantine Rea'tl:,ti.!-,.
T!:.JL.:1A,.n Pu-:11 is ;,,iu,:hi dividl a- tn the efi,-
ency of any such exclusive provisions. The British
Medical Jiurn *..,tincgl y'v adv,-.ates t ringient QH-ar-
antine. The Times on the contrary. expresses
: .!. distrust of such precautions, and argues that
improved internal sanitary conditions form the real
safeguard of E i ... and other civilized countries
against a recurrence of the terrible ravages of the
plague in past centuries.
S;Inu thiis s tate, c the controversy the following
letter of ai eminent authority, which appears in
the"Times of the 4th February, will 1- r,-.-.d with
or-u n.leran.hb e, int.:rr-.. "' '-
To the Editor of the Times.
SIR,-For several weeks I have ad min my posses i 700 Lbs. Yellow Goschen -BUTTER, (a good
sion, two smnill pamiphlots relating to. the epidemic of article) in tins each 5, 10 and 25 Lbs.
yellow'fevr wvii,.-h <.,i t!, t.i such ravages last year ih artcle ts eac 5, 10 a Lbs
t, ,,t. IT,;-!. States. .,.li,.n-.. to ifntrude upon yodr 15 Box CHEESE .' -
i spa.,e l',- hithI ito prevented me from directing the at- 36 Pails LARD, each 20 aid 25 Lbs.
t, nation of your readers to these pamphlets, which i:i 8 Hf. Chests Oclong TEA (Superb) '
relation to the .: -,i i, of quarantine now discussed, in Boxes RAISINS Cases SARDINES "
the Times are of profound interest. During the epit- 100 Empty Flour BARRELS -
demic referred to not -7 single case of yellow fever c1- Peruvian GUANOR, &c.
curred in tht eity'of'Galveston, the means taken t, -
ward off the enemy being thus described :- '
"As soon-as our Board of Health became aware df ALSO,
the existence of yellow fever in New Orleans they TCC-Ct7 fT\C-r'4,
stopped all 'communication with that city by. sea and C ses s DRY GOOD S,
land. As the fever wv.s carried to Grenada, Vicks-. .
1T, :.. Memphis and other places, the Board' of Health &c : C, Viz.:-. :' ,, .
extended their restrictions to each and all of them, and D C) IECES PRINTS Spo i TAREAD
had officers 'upon all trains to enforce their rules. The 4 'j Mn'. ,I, OTrNWl -
result has been most gratifying to the citizens of Gal- MBOOTS SHOES O H-I t I
veston and of Texas. There has not been a single'case BOOTS SHOE LTPPE -
of sickness resembling yellow fever in Galveston dur- RUBBERS HANDKERCHIEFS ,
Ling the whole summer andfall, whil f.w. 30 years pre.- Fancy SOAP, &c., &c.
viously when themr wa.s an epidemic at New Orleans or: Tmm
a 1 JId:,I.,.. '! i certain line of steam vessels never fail. O N HAR KNET T,
ed to bringit to Galvesto." uctioneer
The Board of Health of C,0 -.:,,.., eonsisfts of three Hamilton, March 25, 1879.
physicians, one of whom is elected president by a mat N' ..u t., po i f : "o
ji'ity of the Board; and of six citizens, all recommend-' -"- should the weather prove mfavor-
ed by t... Mayor ad confirmed by the City Council. able to-day, the Sale. will take place on fist
The secretary and-the quarantine officer are also phy- fair day.
sicians, elected'by the board, but I-vin,:-, in. vote. .In 8^ The Sale to-mnorrow as. iual"
answer to a question addressed to-them by Captain L'. .-. .. .
C. Fisher (the writer of .the pamphlets referred to) r f 1
these gentlemen write '- .-l,[iv.l, as follows :- or eneflt of owners, -Underwrit-
Dr. Br'own.--"' I would beg to state that in my ers ad oil r--- ,
opinion the -*-,,!,.f G ilveston, owe their escape front 11 O ; "l
yellow fever-t.. fli r gi,! qu arantine established by th .
Board of Health.". V A T TiT
,Dr. C,,plI...-" I hamve-no li ,,ifin.-v in saying that O -I A." J UT. I 1 .
to the early and. rigid quarantine established at this
place by the P-1P of Health, and to their unceasing WILL BE SO D '-
- i....,,.. makee the quarantiiie effectual, the people of -- "
Galveston owe their immunity from yellow fever during '
''the -a,. ili.mer." .
Dr. Watts.--"' E-'rl' in 'the season weestablisthed 28th i s : t at. At 12o.oc4 :
most rigid quarantine, not only confining our lines of 0t or
demareation.to, ifed ports, but to all points of dan- ; Il P ea 'sf W hart.
ger .'.-h ,, ou-nil infected ports. We also
placed guards on all raTwVays leadinig-to Galveston, and About 500 Bushels
stopped all mails from said p.;i,. By adheringrigidly
-to the.-e i l.s. I feel, our immunity from yellow fever
has been obtained tAnd an epidemic in Galveston pre-
Dr. Haden, president ;of the Board.-" Your .co- Damaged ex Italian Barqoue "-CaroAinaZ'&"
nunication of the. 18th iI :f.. :equ'esting me to.state in put into this Port in distress on arovoyage
writing to what' a"fise ,i ,i'` opinion, the people of p ito thls Portd i stress on alvoyage
Galveston owe their escape from yellow fever the pre- from Philadelphia to Falmouth.
sent season, and whether or 'it ihe sanitary .nlition i l'
of this city has been such 'ihat it 'could justly I: ,n lied And immediately after,
the cleanest city in Ai.rbi'. has been' received.. In "I r. "
reply to the-first inq.uirv I unhesitatingly say, Oinar- .' "ooPF'S r 's. ,
antine. To the second I could reply that, while the : o e s
sanitary condition -of Galveston has been, from drain- ABOUT
age, filling, careful and thorough; inspection, and a 150 Barrels FLOUR
,liberal -useo of disinfectants, comparativelyy good, I
cannot think it could justly be called the cleanet city 400 Bushels WHEAT, vnore or Sl
:rAmerica; nor am I Qf the opinion that its e-,,litioh 400 DoT d- .o
of cleanliness was sufficient (if 'such condition could 40 o* : 0. d
exist) to justify the belief. tit, the fever would not Damaged ex Ship "Britannia," put into this
have become epidemic f-it lf i1 been introduced here.", Port in distress on a voyage from New
Finally Dr.. Randall, not upon the Board, but whose: York to London.
experience of yellow fever is described as being"as ork o London.
extensive as any physician's in Texas," writes thus:- HYLAND & CO
Sl n.-.t iij.l believe that the quarantine kept the yel-i A &
low fever out of Galveston, but'that without the. quar- Agents.
antine Galveston would have been visited witli a terri-i R. T N. BOGGS,
ble epidemic. Since Galveston was a city their never tio
was an epidemic of yellow fever in New Orleans thatb g, eotri 24ti Mr ch, 879.'" a-WsMW
it was- not brought here, before .this year, and that i t. George, 24th March, 879.
did not become epideii,. : Nothing but the quarantine:
kept it away no l ilf-wa quarantine, but'' E s
total, absolute non-intercourse with irnfectedt places." '
No doubt; as implied in the reasoning of the Times,' .. ----- .....
two factors-seed and.soil-are concerned in the spread. To Farmers and Shippers f
of an epidemic. It may be that-a change in -our at-, '
imospheric conditions or in our habits of li f.'iA in the B er uda P' Ce," .
case of Pl,,,,u,, ,oeni!red the second of the above factors ,
ii, ', fir th ( n trititii an'd 'dPvPlop, meut of 'the first.: r"r T : :r r "' s e 7 h* "" s
Ea, t 'iitwl- i ,?;e n k reason to hiop, that. this-is so,'it r1 NDRSIGN D deirs o nformh
, would, inimy-opinion, be unwise to count too confident- friends and the Pnbli generally that lh'
ly on such immunity, or to neglect due precautions in; will beiii the .Market this Season as before
our intereo with inf.e-tedl r.-ains .. I ''
I' I ;Sir, your obedient servant, TO FOR WARD PROD Ce
Royal Institution. Feb. 3. JOHN -YNDALL.| To sone oftihe most rea)le. Houses in New
... ....,. *, York, West Indies, &e., 'and offers his services
Considerable anxiety is felt in Englandl'concern- -to them for that purpose! '
ing the safety of the bishop of Prolori:i, Dr. Bos-' Net l'roceeds paid "to Shippers ofi Receipt df
field. When last heard from he was about to as-- Sales.
cend the range of'Inountain 'which divide Natal JOHN H. T '.JACKSON
from the Transvaal, on his journey to Pretoria from O N A Y 4- O
the coast, a 'ti:anic'i 6f'400 miles. -Hamilton, -l.ircli 2' 1879. -! : .;
The Belfast n,'like weri4toned to-day March 17
while en.l :-o'iig to prevent processions foNation-: O R A
lists from ,:.-n:,',ir,."prohibited .1i4irirs,- and several '-
of thd-ii ic:e were. injurtedl. Thi police fl.ally fired : In the" Town: ofH am.ro ,
on theprocessionists. l t;'"'-' of Hamittoa ,
"WAftN'kido, -March 1'1-Iti' the Democratic j,/, 4-' U
caucus to-night, the first ballot for Speaker,:*gave' !L~iVt' L'V!
Randall 75, Blaclkburn T. o, thc-.r 9. This en ures "
Randall's election 'Itjs situate l Norlh-ivest of Mr. J. 11, JAcjKSoNs
S.. ,' Premises;, aiid measures a0' feet ou, the Street,
~~~~ on aand 100 in length; the min, Building on which,
One 10-inchi gmn,, of 18 tons, was broughttot is 20 x 30 fetr,-audi woll adapted for aStore 6r
these Islainds.from Woolwich, England- by the Work-shop ;. there are also. some Out-Hlidilings.
Barkeutine Bessie. It i.- intended for Fort Cun- ,. Terms accommodating. h i '
F-'; ,. ',.-. F'or farUrbrinfiini:ition Ipply'at the ,Rfoyalo
*, 1 > .* i f ^ i..' /lfl ..*;-.** .*>*:.i i- o
S A Supplement of. Five Oo-
.:- lniiitii om.ulpanies this. is-ue'of the Royal
S"' aqqette-It, con tain;, the latest European
News received t:the Mail Stei inter Beta, same des*,
patchesrelativeto the war with the Zulus--A L'etter
-relative l-: the' Books, Ueriti Lil,>rary-An original
Poem-and List of Visidq#WvtHamilton Hotel.
: BIRTH, at Fairmoht, Paget,on the13th instant, ihe'
WjEFEof JOds5ppHi f.Hutebingl, E-qr./of a D.AUHGHTER-
MARRIED, at fhti resi-den.- bf 'th Bride's Falher,
Warwick, 4u the 13th inst., by the *Rev.-Walter Thor-
burn,. StiR.T., G-. Y$.MON.DS, to. ALICE ,THORBURN,
their I daughter of N. E. Dunscombe, E.sqr.
DIED, at the.Hamilton H6tel, '6n-the morning of the
241 i,., :.'oii.;apiOi1, JA-BS W. McAvoy, EsQR.,
df'.....'<.n, New York, in the 36 year of his.age,
.......... on tli-' i y! ebruary, ,t Paris'on his way.
to A. i ,' of pneumonia, the, ,iev., JSA"".-'E HIZ Lr.u.:E
STEWART, M.A., Rector of Brightwellb, Lek-i, a;e,, -.:.
.-London Times; L, 3 March. '. "'r
S...:...6., dn board the 'American Schooner' John Mid-
dleton, Jr., recently, at Wilniniiit'.i, North C:.'"Tin:i,
JAMES DOUGLAS, of Bermuda, aged 28 years. -
[The letter, from hikgh, the above A taken, kindly
sent 'us-'contain some information which would be
interesting to the deceased's friends only-c-can ]e seen
at the Stationery Sto~rb adjoining 'the Royal Gazette
litilton, larA. 24, i379.-1
'Hl; K. N notice .
IHI, Undersignpd are- preparedd to; fr\va[d
free of charge, consigijmantil of. ,,
P R C,) m''':E
*. ",f : 71: ... .. TO
92 BARCLAY- STREET,
S. ash. ., ..NpWIY.OiK.
Highest Cash Prices paid throughout the Sea-
son for POTATOES, ONIONSS and TOMA-
B W.3 .3p & co
Ha Slton, rce,8..--to-. 31 3pe ,
Neatly Fitted--Reid,- near OQue"e
Street-at a moderate Rent.
Apply to .jA LOUAI,
March 0LOth, 1879.-4 3p
m m a V q u r
0 S I fild SOld Stn ,
25th instant, at 12 o'clock,
50 BLS. FLOUR (Strong Bakers)
0 100 Bags BRAN, each 100 lbs.
l,0DBags Fli"t Yellow ,GON .-.-
120 Do. Heavy OATS, each 3 and 5 Bushels
15 Hf. Bls. Family BEEF lalM ead
20 Do. Do. Thin Mess PORK-; & Co;
TIACONT. HIAMS andrl O'TTT.TYIP.q
M '~4' '
-~ _____ -'-.- '~-~ ~ ___________________________
AT PUBLIC AUCTION,
'On he Street in front of the Resi-
deonce of DANIEL E. SEON, Esqr.,
On Thursday next,
Just before the Sale of Household Furniture,
100 COVERED HAMS
-a I HORSE,
CARRIAGE and HARNESS
1 PQNY, good to ride or drive
1 Bermuda COW
1 New Whitehall BOAT,
'Ifeet long; with Oars, Rowlocks, comn-
pl ete, lately imported from New York.
B.W. WALKER & CO.,
4amilton, March 24, 1879.
The Undersigned have received
1, .SEO ESQ I.,
TO, SF-TT -
. ,..AT PUBLIC AUCTION,
On Thursday next,
i. 27th instant, At 12 o'clock, M.,
His Mother's Late Residence,
No. 2 EAST BROADWAY,
"The whole of' her well kept
HOUSEHOLD FUR llTU ,
&c. &c. &c., as follows
\1; COUCH, Black Horse-hair
.ver 1 DO., Small
6 Mahogany CHAIRS, Cane seat
2 Do., DO. Arm to match
2 Card TABLES
2 Rocking CHAIRS, Iron
2 WHAT NOTS
PICTURES Table ORNAMENTS.
1 SOFA 1 SIDEBOARD
S 1 Dining TABLE
- 1 Large Pine PRESS 7 CHAIRS, old style
1 Child's CHAIR
2 Mahogany D Ends, with Leaves
2 MAHOGANY BEDSTEADS
2AT MATTRESSES Feather BED
PILLOWS 2 Pine PRESSES
2 Chests DRAWERS Looking GLASSES
COMMODE Towel HORSES
DTressing TABLE CHAIRS
nB'ATHS CLOCK and BRACKET
t. .STOVE, nearly New UTENSILS
V. SAFE 4 TABLES
.SCALE and WEIGHTS, -
4nd lots Odds and Ends.
4 PAIRS CANDLESTICKS and Shades
-- :1- Tea SET, including Urn-new,
SPOONS--Table, Dessert and Tea
FORK ..:. LADLIE Fish SLICE
Toast ACOK CASTORS.
'A" Glass8ware. '
T]ECXNTERS- FiTger BASINS
TUMBLERS Wine GLASSES
-al& ,CELLARS Preserve DISHES, &c., &c.
Crockery and China.
I" tNER SET 1 Tea SET
PITCHERS g BOWLS
i'a variety of Useful Articles.
B. W. WALKER & CO.,,
SHamilton, March 24th, 1879.
TO FAR./AERS lAAD O WA
.." ERS QOF
TIlE UNDERSIGNEDl ;WILL FORWARD
STo the "Consisguiment'of Messr.s.
OF NEW1 YORK,
During the Coming Crop Season.
All Shipments intristed o ouir care will have
o" uquUl good attention.
J.- 1DARRELL CO.
.Hamilton, Bermuda, 2m Sp
AlMarch 11, 1879. m p
That well known Chestnut Mare
The Property of Surgeon-Major
b'- ., ALSO,
STJANHOPE and HRJRA E SS.
a t..amrnrrAo Marc.h2 9.9 18'70
To convey, hence to the Port of Antwerp,
6550 Barrels Refined Petroleum,
Ex Bark FRA'TCIS HILYARD," Ritchie,
Master,. abandoned at this Port whilst on
a voyage from Philadelphia bound to
Two Vessels of sufficient Tonnage, if other-
wise approved, may be accepted.
TENDERS for the conveyance of the above
will be received at the Subscriber's Office, St.
George's, until 12 o'clock Noon
To-morrow, 26th instant.
J S. DARRELL,
George's March 25, 1879.
AB7 T 300,
Defray tlie Disbursements of
the British Schooner
At this Port in distress on a voyage from In-
agua bound to Halifax, N.S.
Said amount to be secured by BOTTOMRY
AND RESPONDENTIA BOND on the Vessel
and Cargo, consisting of about 300 Hides and
10 Tons Lignum Vitme.
TENDERS will be received at the SuBSonIB-
ER's OFFICE from Parties willing to furnish
above amount, until 12 o'clock, Noon,
To-morrow, 26th instant.
J, S. DARRELL,
St. George's, March 25, 1879.
Notice to Im porters.
The Undersigned will have an
A 1 VESSEL-
Despatched from NEi W YORiK for this Port
On Saturday, April I2.
Freight respectfully solicited.
Engagement LIATP for. freight cpen at our
Office until 6 p.m. 2nd April.
Parties will please send their Orders forward
1,y S. S. Canima," leaving hence on 3rd April.
RATES OF FREIGHT,
FORTY CENTS per Dry Barrel.
SEVENY-FIVE CENTS per Barrel Kerosene
J." '., D1, R ELL & CO.
Harilton, Hermuda, -March 25, 1879-2 3p
: Colonist" cp'ry.
Just Opened- \ Large Assortment of
U ~i j II!
-. ~ '1*.-
Consisting in part, of
HATS and TRIMMINGS, UNDEI C LOTI -
ING, &c., &c., &c.
Paget, March 24, 1879.-3
The Undersigned will attend as
usual to Consignments of
Messrs Edward ombes & Co.,
Shipments entrusted to his care will meet
with every attention.
Highest. Cash Prices paid for POTATOE3,
ONIONS and, TOVIATOES throughout the
JOHN F. BURROWS.
Hamilton, March 24, 1879.-3p till M 31
Tee! Ice!! Ice!e!!
The Subscribers are now prepared
Daily (Sundays excepted)
From their Store in Burnaby Street to any per-
son who may desire a supply.
To Customers in Hamilton and Vicinity it
will be delivered it by Cart daily-from about 10
o'clock till noon--commencing on 1st April.
The price is one penny per pound.
Bermuda Artificial eIe Company,
March 24, 1879.
fIrtADootw! jftbrroob !!
The Undersigned is prepared to Supply at
Albuoy's Point, good
AT REASONABLE PRICES FOR THE CASH.
A few hundred feet of
All orders left ai AUBREY ,J. IODSON, Esqr's
Store, Front St., West, will mee-t with prompt
JOHN T. PITT.
(Jaimltir> Mo..r.h OK 1Una' I
AMILTON, 22nd March, 1879.
TIE DISTRICT COMMISSARY GENE-
I- RAL will receive Tenders, in duplicate,
up to 12 o'clock, noon,
The 31st March, 1879,
From Persons desirous of Renting the LAND
and BUILDINGS known as
At the St. George's Ferry, containing about 29
Possession will be given immediately.
Forms of Tender can be obtained at the
above Office daily between the hours of 10
a.m. and 2 p.m.
.JNO. I. RANDALL,
1 District Commissary General.
"17 74 A 1'i
Wov' oi ..
COMPRISING all those certain LOTS OF
SLAND in the Town of Hamilton, by com-
putation equal to fhe number of Twenty-seven
Lots, of Fifty feet in width and One Hundred
and Fifty feet in length; bounded, Southerly,
on Lots formerly in the possession of William
White, deceased, and other Lands of the said
Town, and there measuring Three Hundred
and Fifty feet, more or less; Easterly, partly
on other Lands of the said Town, and there
measuring Three Hundred and Twenty-five
feet, more or less, and partly on a Street or
Alley of the said Town in a curvilinear course
on a base of Two Hundred and Twenty-five
feet, more or less; Northerly, on Lands for-
merly of John Stowe Wood, deceased, and
there measuring Three Hundred and Eighty
feet, more or less, and on Lands formerly of
Richard Wood, d: .l, ,il there measuring
One Hundred feet, more or less; and TV, .'/.j I,
on Lands formerly of the said Richard Wood,
and there measuring Finr" Huudred and Six-ty
feet, more or less.
The said Premises will be sold together, or
in parcels to suit purchasers. Tr'.-: accom-
modating. Particulars furnished on applica-
ORMOND T. MIDDLETON,
51 Front Street, Hamilton.
10th March, 1879.-3 3p
J E W EL
LA) -ii-- 0
Has just received from England,
Per S. S. Beta,"
1 IL IC f I.E, S il ver J W LR Y
Do- Aiz., I !LOCKETS
Eng. Lever W.\TCliES
V, B.-The F. S. is worth examining, and
prices for the same, no doubt, will command
quick sales. No trouble deemed in showing
C. S. W ITTE RF
lSamilton, March 25, 1879.-Im
RREMO V/ AL!
NEW YORK, .March 13th, 1879.
/W E take pleasure i-i presenting our th inks
to the Shippers who have favored us
with their Produce in the past, and beg to say
to them and all others who may favor us, that
we will be in better position this season than-
ever before to handle double the quantity with
the same satisfactory results to our patrons.
Having been compelled by our increasing busi-
ness, to remove from our present store, we will
after MAY 1st, be found at
185 A- :,.D-. S .T,,T.,
Where with larger accommodations and greatly
increased facilities, we will he able to add to
our reputation already established for
High Prices! Quick Sales!
We respectfully solicit your consignments,
feeling assured that we can give you satisfaction,
MR. ALONZO PENISTON, of Hamilton,
will attend to all business for us, and furnish
you any information that may be desired.
r. H. BOCK & CO.,
362 Washington Street.
50 Growers ;aBBnd Owners
0F E"' MUDA PR J E
t N. consequence of the great increase in ship-
ments of Produce to New York since the
season of 1874, we deem it necessary to give
notice, that we are ready to give our personal
attention as usual to all Shipments of Bermuda
Produce for New York made through us, but
without being responsible for the net proceeds
until paid to our Order in J -.v York, which will
be given to the New York Consignees for Sale,
by each vessel transporting a .ient.
When necessary to order Specie in return for'
any shipment it -will be insured at the expense of
ihe Owners interested, and Owners will clearly
understand that all the dangers of transport are
borne by them.
Hamilton, Bermuda, to 30th June, 3p
March i .179 to 30th June, 3p
Further Notice to Boatman.
W ITH reference to my Notice of the 25th
January, 1879, inviting Tenders for this
Service, Persons proposing to Tender are here-
by informed, that Security (with two Sureties)
in the sum of 25 will be required for the due
performance of the Contract.
Receiver General's Office,
24th March, 1879.
T HE UNDERSIGNED will receive Tenders
-to be laid before the House of Assembly
at the beginning of its next Session-for the
..... 1 -i T1 G
1.-For Printing in a clear and legible type on
sheets or half-sheets of paper, foolscap size,
60 copies of every days Minutes and deliver-
ing the same to the Clerk for distribution
to Members, before 11 o'clock on the day
following the Session of the House, and for
Printing in like form and type such other
documents, other than the Bills and Ses-
sional. Journals hereinafter mentioned, as
may be from time to time required to be
printed by order of the House.
2.-Printing in clear and legible type, 60
copies of all Bills, with their marginal ab-
stracts, required by Rule or Order of the
House to be printed, and delivering the
same to the Clerk. The tender for this ser-
vice to specify within what time after the
introduction of the Bill the printed copies
will be delivered. Copies of the Bills for
the printer to be made at his own cost.
3.-Printing in a clear and legible type on du-
rable paper to be approved by the Clerk, 60
copies of the usual Sessional Journals, with
Marginal Abstracts and Appendix and In-
dex and delivering the same, stitched in
covers, to the Clerk within 30 days after the
end of each Session. The Rules of 1850 to
apply to this service, except when otherwise
herein expressed. This Tender to express
the charge by the page.
The Tenders to be accompanied by specimens
of the type and paper to be used. The Service
tendered for to commence at the beginning of
the next Session of the Legislature.
Separate Tenders to be offered for the res-
The Rules of 1850 can be seen on application
to me and all the Rules relating to the respec-
tive services will be strictly enforced.
Weekly publication of Minutes is required.
The Tenders must be delivered to me not
later than the day before the first day of the
meeting of the House.
W. fl. DARRELL,
Clerk of Assembly.
1'98 tons registrar,
With new sails, iron ballast, complete.
Lt. BUCKLE, 19th Regt.,
ra .5 ip n. w in. ~ .a
Will receive during the next 10 days,
Onion and Tomato Box
Which will be sold at low rates on accommoda-
B. W. WALKER & CO.
Manrh 17th 187Q.-2 3nD
Colonial Secretary's Qffice,
22ND MARCH, 1879.
ACircular Despatch dated the 27th J Tauary,
A 1879, has been received by HIS EI-_::CEL-
LENCY THE GOVERNOR from the Right
Honorable THE SECRETARY OF STATE for the
Colonies, inclosing two Orders of Her Majesty
in Council dated respectively the 29th day of
Feby., 1868 and the 30th day of December 1878,
by the former of which Orders in Council Her
Majesty was pleased, by and with the advice
of Her Privy Council, under the powers con-
tained in the Merchant Shipping Act 1862, to
direct that the Ships of Denmark, the Certifi-
cates of Danish Nationality and Registry of
which were dated on and after 1st October,
1867, should be deemed in Her Majesty's Do-
minions, to be of the tonnage denoted in the
said Certificates of Danish Nationality and
Registry, and by the latter of which Orders in
Council Her Majesty was pleased, by and with
the advice of Her Privy Council, to alter the
said Order in Council of the 29th day of Febru-
ary, 1868, and to direct, as regards Danish
Steamships, that if the owner or master of any
merchant ship belonging to the Kingdom of
Denmark, and measured after the 1st October,
1878, which is propelled by steam or any other
power requiring engine room, desires the al-
lowance for engine room in his ship to be es-
timated under the Rules for engine room mea-
surement and allowance applicable to British
Ships, instead of under the Danish rule, the
engine room shall be measured, and the al-
lowance calculated, according to the British
Which Orders in Council are kept in this
Office and may be seen by any person con-
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
Health Officer's Boat
No. 6.-An Act further to amend the Act to
make provisions for the erection of a Light-
house on St. David's Island.
25.-An Act to continue the Act to provide
Salaries for Officers of the Revenue Depart-
ment (No. 19, 1875.)
30.-An Act to amend the Act entitled "The
Pilotage Act 1869."
31.-An Act to make more effectual provision
for the auditing and payment of accounts
for the Public Printing.
32.-An Act to amend the Roat's Acts.
33.-An Act to amend the Law relating to
34.-An Act to regulate the Sittings of the
Court of General Assize.
35.-An Act to continue the ,Post Office Acts.
36.-An Act relating to Swedish Immigrants
contracting for further terms of service after
the completion of their first contract.
37.-An Act to amend theLiquor License Acts.
A- Pine Selection.
Queen St., Hamilton.
March 24, 1879.--
i!v'lairmed Leltters. ,
Anna Banardina Anderson, Mr Adeock, J A
Adams, W 0 F Bascome, Richard R Bean,, John
Basil, Wm B Burgesp, Thomas Butterfield, Mary G
Baker, Robert Butterfield, Mrs or Miss. W Boot,
Antonio Jozo Carcido, M Craig, Joao da Costa, Mrs
Henry Cook, W A Douglas, Lidia Dairell, Mr Duff,
Henry Dellars, J T Dill, Jose Fancisco de Silveira,
John Emanuelson, J E Evans, D Ebster, Mrs Har-
riet Eve, Appolonia L Fozard, George Flood, Mrs L
]Fowler, Benjamin Fabler, Manuel Machado Fastino,
Mrs Ferris Grant, Mrs J R Gibson, Benjamin
Gardner, (Ports Island), Harry T Gardner,
Charles Hughes, Abigail Hill, John Joynes, Ellen
Kiel, Fanny King, H Lock (Painter), John Landy,
Mary Ann McEwen, M Myng, Rose Murray, John
M Morris, Elizabeth Miles, Capt Hy Miller; (S S
" Castlewood,") Jane A Monrow, .Jose Iquacio Ma-
chado, B J Outerbridge, Manuel FerreiraRollo, T
Riley, GeoC Robinson, Mrs Joseph Swan, Mrs H
M Stowe, Mrs E Southworth, Estate of late B T
Seon, George Spencer, MrsEliza Smith, Penelope
Stovel, Peter B Smith, Miss E Swan, Mrs Benjaimin
Symons, Rosana Smith, James S Smith, 1-ans-P
Simonsbn, Wm T Siggins, James D Tucker, Air
Tatem (Contractor), Joao do Azevedo Terchiera,
Elizabeth Tynes, John B Voisey, MraJ Williams,
Richard S Wilkinson, Mrs J Wilson.
Post Office, Hamilton; March 24, 1879.
UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE POST OF.
FICE ST. GEORGE'S, 22nd Match, 18-79.
W H Albuoy, Miss A Albuoy, J G Allen, S T Bas-
sitt (2), C R Burgess, J T Bartram, John Carty, J G
Dowell, David Deal (2), J A. Dolan, Antonio Da Sil-
va, J S Francisco, H A Hand, Mrs Edwd Haley,
Chas Johnson, George Jennings, Mrs Johnson, Benj
Lamb, T S Martin, Thiiza McKay, J W Minors, JG
Mil[at, Juiius J Minors, Miss K O'Keiffe, David Pit-
cher, Reginald Robinsin, W Richardson, F S Rhodes,
Those Simmnon, Miss B G Smith, Wm Searle,. Mrs
Ann Smith, S Surtie, Miss Annie Smith, Cornelius
Smith, Wm Tucker, R G Trott, Francis Tarein, Sam
t Thnmaa .las Tvne,. W D Tavlnor: Mrs E Williama
Colonial Secretary's Off0ie,
22NDM.A1CK, H iC79.
SIL Persons having l)emands 'against the
Public Treasury, for Services which are
authorised bv law and which have heretofore been
paid by the Public iri virtue of such legal author-
ity, are hereby required to render their respective
Accounts made upto the 31st day of this present
Month oj March, to the CLERK OF HEa H MA-
JEST Y'S COUNCIL
On or before the 8th day of .pril
The Committee of the' General Assembly, a'p-
pointed under the authority of the Act entitled
An Act to provide for the quarterly auditing
and payment of the claims of certain Publie
Creditors,"-are hereby required to meet be-
tween the 8th and 13th days of the said month of
April, and the Committee of the Legislative
Council between the 8th and 16th days of the
same month to audit and pass such Accounts.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTERL
1 Colonial Secretary.
Colonial Scretarys Office,
22ND M..unc, I879.
JHIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
-'-- has received a Despatch from the 'Right
Honorable Sin M. E. HIOKs-BEACH, Secretary
of State for the Colonies, transmitting an Or-
der of the Queen in Council dated 4th Febrii-
ary, 1479, confirming the Act No. 5 of 1877,
entitled An Act to provide for the more con-
venient administration of the Extradition Acts
'1870 and 1873.
By His Excellency Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.
Colonial Secretary's Offlce,
22ND MARCH, 1879. -
T[IS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR
- has received a Despatch from the Righht
Honorable SIR M. E. HIcKS-BEACH, Secretary
of State for the Colonies, transmitting an Or-
der of the Queen in Council dated 4th Febru-
ary, 1879, confirming the Act No. 29 of 1878,
entitled An Act to incorporate the Synod of
the Church of England in Bermuda and for
other purposes in connection therewith."
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.
Colonial secretary's Office,
22ND MARCH, 1879.
HIS EXCELLENCE MAJOR-GENERAL
SIR ROBERT M. LAFFAN, K.C.M.G.,
has received information from the Right Hon-
orable SIn M. E. HICKS-BEACH, Her Majesty's
Principal Secretary of State- for the Colonies,
that Her Majesty will not be advised to exer-
cise Her power of disallowance in respect of
the following Acts of the Legislature of Ber-
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
nju Utk.D.A RO"C...w'etTT
United States Mail Steamers.
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
LEAVE NEW YORK
EVERY T UEWD1AY.
MONTANA sails April I, at Noon.
NEVAI)A sails April 15, at 1 p.m.
WISCONSIN sails April 22, at 6 a.m.
WYOMING sails April 29, at 11 a.m.
MONTANA sails May 6, at 5 a m.
NEVADA sails May 20, at 4 p.m.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry:experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon Accommodations are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
Saloon, thus securing that great comfort in
ocean travel, perfect ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Bath Room and Piano on
The U.S. Mail Steamer Canima"from Ber.
muda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New York
on Monday, and Passengers' baggage can be
transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer sail-
ing next day.
WILLIAMS & GUION,
29 Broadway,New York.
New York, March 13, 1879.
By Recent Importations from Lon-
don and New York,
TABLE and Pocket CUTLERY
English and French CHINA
TINWARE IMPLEMENTS PAINTS
OIL GLASS PUTTY NAILS
And a great variety of other articles usually
kept in such an Establishment.
SAML. A. MASTERS,
26 Front Street.
Hamilton, 10th March, 1879.
IF IIE Public is hereby cautioned against har-
bouring or employing my son, WILLIAM
HENRY NELMES (a minor), and Masters
of Vessels against taking him off these Islands.
ilamilton Parish, 8th March, 1879.-3 pd
THE UNDERSIGNED request
all persons, who have left GOODS with
them to be sold at Auction, under limited
prices, which could not be obtained, to remove
the same within THIRTY DAYS from date.
Any such Goods remaining in store after that
time, will be sold at Auction to the highest bid-
der, without any reserve whatever.
B. W. WALKER & CO.
llaniilton, March 10, 1879.-5
WHITE ANI) RED.
rj 11E.' genuine Article can be obtained in Au-
"' gut or early in September next by apply-
ing to the Undersigned before the 10th day of
April, 1879. Persons can also engage the same
by applying to JOHN B. ZUILL, Esqr., Somer-
set, and AUBREY J. IIODSI)ON, Esqr., llam-n
As the Subscriber sold every pound of his
last importation, persons purchasing of him this
year can rest assured that the Seed will be
Flatis, March 3rd, 1879.-tf
A light Standing-Top
Has just been painted and trimmed, and is in
evtry respect comfortable.
With a complete set
FO 2 4.
E. ROBIA SOAJ'S,
Saddlery & I larness Establishment. under
Town Hall, Fromt St., Hamilton.
Fel.y. 17, 1879.
potatoes Potatoes! Potatoes!
On Hand and to arrive, a Prime
Potatoes for Seed.
The above for sale Cheap to Cash customers
St. George's, Bermuda, (
Oct. 2tlh, 1878.
To Farmers and Shippers of
,li rnuba robutre.
AVING had several years expe lence in this
line of business, I desire to continue in
the same during the coming Crop Season, and
respectfully solicit any consignments you may
forward to this market. I will endeavour to
realize the highest Market prices, render Sales
and Remittances promptly.
111r. Those. I1. Pitt,
Of Hamilton, Bermuda,
will attend to receiving and invoicing all con-
signments for me, and will give all information
necessary for benefit of Shippers.
I remain, yours, &c.,
M. F. JUDGI,
.Mlessrs. O'Connor &Jnidge
42 & 43 Vesey Street,
receive and forward Con
Messrs. R. W. Hayward & Co
Mr. Nash will be with us later in the Season
May be found at E. 13. JONES'S.
CHARLES A. V. FRITH,
Cor. of Reid and Queen Sts
Hamilton, 22nd January, 1879.
Possession given 1st June next.
A commodious and pleasantly situated two
story Dwelling House in Pembroke Parish, at
Pitt's Hay, about ten minutes walk from the
Town of Hamilton, at present occupied by A. R.
For Terms, &c., apply to
Mangrove Bay, Somerset.
January 13, 1879.-alt. tf
Hard Stone Lime.
WOOD BURNT LIME.
3500 Bushels Hard Stone Wood
For Sale by H. C. OUTERBRIDGE, Cause-
way Road, or 61 Front St., Hamilton.
November 19, 1878.
R. P. Atkins & Co.,
Purveyors to II. M. Army and Navy,
OFFER FOR SALE,
n. AT LOW PRICES,
Indian PVAL ALE.
Dunscomb & Frith,
40, EXCHANGE PLACE,
'TO CONSIGNERS OF
P 0" 13 C V1.
To above address I beg to offer my services in
facilitating shipments, &c.
.J. F. SMITH.
March II, 1879.-6
R, W. HAYWARO & CO.,
General Shipping and
(P. 0. Box 3709,)
52 E EANGE PLAOA ,
R. W. HAYWARD, NEW YORK.
F. D. S. NASH.
Mesers. A. W. PEROT & Co., Demerara.
Hon. S. S. INGHAM, Hamilton, Bermuda.
Jos. .M. HAYWARD, Agent R. M. S. Pkt Co.
St. George's, Bermuda.
D. F. SEON, Hamilton, Bermuda.
September 17, 1878.-12m
Notice to Farmers.
T H E Undersigned is prepared to
PURCHASE PRODUCE during the pre-
sent Season at the highest Market Rates.
Persons desirous of shipping to New York
can do so through me free of charge to
./Messrs. R. Wi. Hayward
4 t Co.
Prompt Sales returned.
Cash payable in New York or Bermuda at.
F. D. S. NASH,
'23 Front Street.
Hamilton, IGth March, 1879.-tf
IHas just received per "Canima" an assortment
FT Boots & Shoes,
Ladies, Gents, Youths, and Children's sizes
which he offers for sale at low CASH
At the same time he wishes to inform all who
are indebted to him that their Accounts MUST be
Settled by the 31st day of March, otherwise they
will be placed in legal hands for collection with-
out respect of persons.
Nos. 46 & 47 Front St.,
March 3, 1879.
r 1HE UNDERSIGNED having returned from
New York most respectfully informs the
Public in general of Bermuda, that he has re-
Corner Church and Burnaby sts., Hamilton,
And is prepared to execute in all its branches
and in first c(las style; Porcelain Work, Photo-
graph and Ferrotype Views. Old Pictures copied
and enlarged and finished if required in Indian
Hamilton, Feby. 4, 18'79.
14 Queen Street, Hamilton,
Between the Stores of Messrs. F. A.
WHITE & E. B. JONES.
Dealer in PAINTS, OILS, VARNISIIES,
GLASS, P'UTTY, BRUSlEs,
'tly 15, 1878.-12 m.
Specially Brewed for the Climate,
Bass & Co's. ALL E,
Barclay & Co's. STOUT.
Bass & Guinness in Bottle
\VINES and SPIRITS.
Front St., Hamilton, Jany. 28, 1879.
AMERICA v WATCHES.
T HE above W ATC H ES for both
Ladies and Gentlemen are kept constantly
on hand by the Undersigned :' Any grade Move-
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.,
Remember the American Watch Co. received
the Gold 'ledal at the late Paris Exhibition.
E. T. CHILD.
Front Street, Hamilton, )
rt :(tta no.
Momently expected a large Supply
FISH GC J46ro,
Which will be disposed of, at a reasonable price.
The Article speaks for itself.-Farmers who
have, during the last four seasons, tried-this
Manure pronounced it A I. .
Call at once and engage the quantity you re-
St. George, Bermuda, Oct. 28, 1878.
T |HIS is a very beautiful place. Is situated
at the junction of the roads at the Flatts,
and is known as Palmetto Grove." Is within
twenty minutes drive of Hamilton, and quite
near the Walsingham Caves. It borders on the
beautiful sheet of water, llarrington Sound, a
famous place for sea bathing.
The Proprietor has a Boat at hand for pleasure
excursions on the Sound and other waters. lie
will be pleased to accommodate Lady and Gentle-
men Boarders on very reasonable terms.
JOHN T. PENISTO N,
September 3, 1878.
W. 0, F.BASCOME, M.I),,
RaID STREET, HAMILTON.
CELEBRATED OINTMEN T.,
"THE POOR IMAN'S 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, 138d., 2/9, 4/6, 11/ and 22/ each ; and
PILUL2E ANTI-SCROPiULAE OR ALTER.A-
Proved by more than sixty years' experience to be
one of the best medicines for purifying the blood and
assisting Nature in her operations. They form a
mild and superior family aperient, which may be
taken at all times without confinement or change of
Sold in Boxes at 1/11, 2/9, 4/6, 11/ and 22/ each.
Prepared only by BEACH & BARNICOTT, Brid-
port, Dorset, England, and sold by all Medicine
Dec. 10, 1878.-26.,
Reid Street, West of "Royal Gazette" Office.
Office Hours-10 to 12 and I to 4.
Will Visit St. Georges, Tuesdays and Fri-
Orders Promptly Attended to.
Hamilton,October 26tb, 1876. li
Money to Loan
ON REAL SECURITY,
E. C. JACKSON,
Corner of Reid & Parliament Sts.
Feby. 17, 1879. Hamilton,
Per Royal Mail Steamer Alpha,
4 CARRIA GES,
1 Single PHJETO.N,
1 Double CONCORD.
The above will be sold at very reasonable
prices for CASH.
St. George's, Novr. 12, 1878.-tf
I X L
S. H. Cappe,
Seplr. 31, 1878.-12in
Horse, Carriage f, Cart
FFOR UI I.
f| HE Undersigned having resumed Business
U at his old Stand, Corner of Church and
Junction Streets, near, Hamilton llotel, takes
this method of thanking his friends and the pub-
lie generally for past favours, and humbly soli-
cits a continuance of same.
THOMAS H. HARVEY.
January 6, 1879.
>I -.- '. 4.
| 0. to 5 o
i-iWI i j
--( Os)- -
East Broadway, Hamilton
The subscriber would call the attention ef
the public to the fact that he has continually
advanced in the improvement of his manufac-
ture, as the gradual increase of his trade will
testify. He has now perfected arrangements
whereby he can manufacture equal if not su-
perior to any of the kind in the larger cities of
the United States or Europe, and respectfully
solicits a continuance of the patronage hereto-
fore so liberally bestowed.
'AllZ orders promptly attended to and delivered
in any part of the Island free of charge.
5 58 6 12
5 56 6 14
5 54 6 14
5 54 6 14
5 52 6 16
5 51 6 17
5th in Zent
St. Thoe. Stmr. due
First Quarter 80 day 8h 45m p.m.
TIE BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE is published
every Tuesday by DONALD M'PHEE LEE,
Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent
AT HIS OFFICE,
Northwest Corner of Reid and Burnaby Street,
where Blanks, Hand-bills, &c., will be
printed at the shortest notice.-Agents,
at St. Georges for the Royal Gazette,
Messrs. GEORGE BOYLE & SON, West End
J. & E. Atkinsons'
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. VIENNA, 1873.
Only Gold Medal for English Perfumery, Paris 1878.
jdtkinsons Choice Perfumes for
11'hite Rose, Frangipanne, Ylang Ylang, Stephona-
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Trevol, Magnolia, Jasmin, Wood Vio-
And all other odours, of the finest quality only. -
Celebrated Eau de Cologne
i4 strongly recommended, being more lasting and
fragrant than the German kinds.
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 use.
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 Manufacturers,
:. & E. AT zI N Ol.
24, OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, W.
PRICE LIST FREE ON APPLICATION.
CAUTION.-Messrs. J. & E. ATKINSON manu-
facture their articles of one and the best quality.
only. Purchasers are cautioned to avoid counter.
feits by observing that each article is labelled with
the Firm's Trade Mark, "a White Rose on a
Golden Lyre;" printed in seven colours.
April 11, 1876-12m If
Proteclioii against FI RE
'1r THE MOST MODERATE RATES
Can be obtained from the
PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPANY
One of the longest Established and Wealthiest
Offices in Great Britain. 1
Through the BRANCH OFFICE in thesis
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 CHARGE for Policies.
N. A. BUTTERFIELD,
tdamilton, September 9th, 1856.
Supplement to the Bermuda Royal
Hamilton, Tuesday, March
Arrival of the Englisl1 Mail of the
The Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Captain Shaw,
with the English Mail of the 6th instant, arrived at
St. Georges on Friday last. She did not leave
Halifax till 10 a.m. of the 18th, having been de-
tained till that time by the non-arrival of the At.
lantic mail steamer Caspian. The Beta, from Sam-
Pro, to the Gulf Stream, encountered a snow storm.
'ter entering the stream the weather became fine,
and so o nued till ber arrival here. She ran
the distance in 7' hoUrs, The Beta left on Satur-
day last for St. Thomas.
We are under obligpp' \o Capt. Armstrong,
passsenger by the Pta, for a Halifax paper of the
It will be noticed by our extracts to-day that the
story relative to the second defeat of the British
Troops by the Zulus is pronounced to be false.
From the Latest Telegrams.
THE ZULU WAR.
CAPE TOWN, Feb. 25.-Reinforcements are anx-
iously awaited. There are symptoms of native
hostility in all directions. The powerful tribes of
Rasutors are showing a rebellious spirit. Volun-
teers and available troops have been set to overawe
them. Leidenburg is hourly expecting an attack
by the Secoceni. Pinto, the Portuguese explorer,
was obliged to fight his way through the native
LONDON, March 15.-Iln the House of Commons
last night Mr. Edgerton, Secretary to ibe Admi.
ralty, announced that a number of transports had
left Madeira for the Cape. An exciting scene oc-
curred in consequence of Sir Stafford Northcote
stating that the Government did not intend to re-
move Lord Chelmsford. Mr. Jenkins, despite the
repeated intervention of the Speaker, attacked Lord
Chelmsford, declaring that his advancement was
due to occult influences.
LONDON, March 17.-The story published on the
10th inst., that Colonel Pearson was attacked at
Ekowe by a large force of Zulus and defeated, with
enormous loss, was false. It was probably circu-
lated by the Zulus in order to delay the assistance
to Ekowe. The Orange Free State Government re-
fused to aid, or permit its citizens to aid, the Brit-
ish against the Zulus, on constitutional grounds.
LAHORE, March 17.-The Viceroy has arrived
here. High authorities here say the natives of In-
dia will not believe in British success unless the
troops advance on Cabul. General Browne's di-
vision is concentrating at Jellalabad, to be in read-
iness to advance if necessary. It is asserted that
the manner of Yakoob Khan, even when communi-
cating with Major Cavagnarni was almost (?).
D)(finite terms have been sent to Yakoob, who has
not yet had time to reply.
TASFKEND, March 16.-Abderrahmann, of Cabul
son cf Afzul Khan, and nephew of Shere Ali, who
has been a Russian pensioner and President at Sa-
mark for the past eight years, arrived here last
evening to bold a conference with General Kauff-
mann. This is important, as Abderrahmann is be-
lieved to be an aspirant to the Ameership now held
by Yakoob Khan.
INDIA.-LAHORE, March 16.-Sufficient rain has
fallen throughout the province to insure the safety
of the spring harvest, thereby entirely altering the
financial ard political aspects of the country, and
affecting ever the military by facilitating the sup-
ply of grain and forage.
BURMAH.-CALCUTTA, March 17.-The chief Com-
missioner for British Burmah has now a sufficient
force to protect British territory, but the position
of the President and other Europeans at Mandalay
is critical. The best hope for their safety rests on
the belief that the King and his advisers are not so
tterly lost to all sense of prudence as to precipi-
tate their own downfall by rushing into hostili-
In the House of Commons on Friday night, March
14, Sir Stafford Northcote, in replying to inquiry
why troops were sent to British Burmab, received
the following telegram from Lord Lytton, Viceroy
to India, dated March 8: The British garrison has
been reinforced on the urgent recommendation of
Governor of Edan. The British resident at Man-
dalay has reported warlike preparations making;
that Burmese were strengthening river forts.
There are rumors of disturbances and dangers
threatening fkreigrers. Warning comes from well-
informed quarters that early mischief is intended,
and altogether the position of affairs is precarious.
The garrison in Burmah is on a peace footing and
too weak for protection in the event of a disturb.
ance on the frontier. News of reinforcements will
support our residents at Mandalay.
LONDON. March 14.-Much excitement prevails
at Limasol, in the island of Cyprus. All shops are
closed and traffic suspended in consequence of Sir
Garnet Wolseley's monetary regulations. The in-
habitanlts have telegraphed to the Queen, appealing
against Sir Garnet Wolseley's decree.
A London correspondent of the Edinburgh Scots-
man says Mr. Gladstone was not invited to the
Duke of Connaught's wedding. This omission ex-
cited much comment in political circles, as Lords
Granville and Hartington both received invitations.
Broadhead, the notorious Trades Union leader,
of Sheffield, is dead.
LONDON, March 15.---A correspondent at Szege.
din telegraphs that on Thursday thousands of peo-
ple were starving.
A correspondent in one of the relief boats states,
4000 persons had taken refuge in a church. The
boat was unable to afford any help. Hardly any
serviceable boats available. On a school house
1500 persons had taken refuge and were without
food. Large numbers of boats which were proceed-
ing to aid the submerged city had been stopped by
the storm, which bad cut off communication by the
river. T. e authorities at Szentes, Vasarhely and
Consgrad, containing an aggregate population of
80,000, telegraphed to Pesth for aid. The dykes
protecting them are threatened. Sickness has bro-
ken out among the refugees encamped on the dykes
A despatch from Szegedin, dated Friday, says
the fearful storm is still raging. A vast lake is
around the remains of the town, tossing like a sea.
Inhabitants who are not yet taken away are crowded
in the citadel and in the upper stories of a few
houses, and in railway waggons. Tbhse people are
provided with provisions, but thousands are en-
camped on the dykes, and with these it is impossi-
ble to communicate. 400 corpses were recovered in
the village of Szegedin. Yesterday it was reported
that the waters around Szegedin were subsiding.
A despatch from Szegedin later says the river
Natas is rising rapidly, and threatens a new disas-
ter. Numerous villages in the vicinity are crowed-
ed with refugees. Anarchy and confusion reigns
here and in the surrounding country because of the
insufficient number of troops. Several incendiaries
have been summarily executed.
PESTH, March 14, p.m.-A northwesterly storm
arose and carried the waves across the dykes pro-
tecting Consgrad, which contains 16,000 inhabi-
tants, and the town is partially inundated. The
people are actively repairing damages, and may
perhaps escape, as the storm has ceased. Szantes
a engaged in a similar struggle with the waters.
LONDON, March 15.-The Times' correspondent
at Pestb, writing on the 14tb, says, "Since last
night the waters have considerably fallen. Tem-
porary emigration on a large scale is going on.
The whole country between Szegedin and Temesser
is strewn with caravans of people. All villages
and boroughs have hospitably opened their houses
and stores to the refugees, some of them sheltering
almost as many strangers as regular tenants.
A number of railway trains yesterday too4 to
Temesser about 5,000 fugitives, while 500 people
went by steamer' to .Szentes. The Emperor has.
contributed, a further etut oi 10,0o fl9rn!90
PESTn, Saturday Evening.-"'entes is now the
only place in danger. The Emperor will go to
Szegedin on Sunday evening. The official state-
ment shows that of 9,700 houses in Szegedin all ex-
cept 261 were destroyed. Most of the habitations
destroyed were of the lower classes.
LONDON, March 15.-The Observer's Vienna dis-
patch states that it is thought that 6,000 persons
have been drowned.
LONDON, March 17.-The loss of property at Sze-
gedin by the flood is over seven and a half million
LoNDON, March 14.-The British fleet yesterday
left Ismid for Gallipoli (?) for Besika Bay.
LONDON, March 15.-Advices from Bucharest
are that all the Russian troops in Roumania are
It is believed that Sir Austin Layard will return
as Minister to Constantinople on May 1st.
BERLIN, March 15.-Advices received from St-
Petersburg say that General Kauffman has ten-
dered his resignation because of the failure of his
The report is confirmed that the Russians are
moving upon Merv.
A despatch from Rangoon says it is thought the
British will send an ultimatum to the King of Bur.
mab. British troops will mass on the frontier next
Paris despatches say that Waddington will have
to withdraw from the French Cabinet, that there
will be more interpellations, a crisis and further
modifications of the Cabinet before the Easter re-
cess. Girordin and Edmund About demand the
withdraw al of Waddington from the Premiership.
Rumors in Constantinople concerning secret ne-
gotiations for the sale of Crete to Greece, and the
cession of a naval station to France, are apparently
circulated as part of an intrigue for overthrowing
The Russian Commissioners at Philipopolis have
received orders to avoil all unnecessary obstruc-
The organic statute for Eastern Roumelia may
consequently be completed before the end of the
England has invited tenders for a telegraph line
to South Africa and Mauritius.
LONDON, March 15.-A despatch from Paris states
that the first proposals of the Anglo-American
Cable Company to the new French Cable Company
not being accepted, fresh proposals were made
which will probably lead to the amalgamation of
the two companies.
The firms of Robert Blacque, of Paris, and Phil-
lipin, Peliser, Powell & Co., London, connected
with the South American trade, have failed. The
liabilities are believed to be large.
LONDON, March 14.-The British steamer Severn,
from London for Quebec, ran down off Dungeness,
a pilot cutter, having on board twelve pilots and a
crew of 8 men ; ten of the pilots and five of the crew
were drowned. Two pilots and three of the crew
were saved.-[The Severn is a German vessel.]
THE ROYAL WEDDING AT WINDSOR
NUPTIALs OF PRINCE ARTHUR AND THE PRINCESS
WINDSOR, G. B., March 13.-The marriage of
the Duke of Connaught to Princess Louise Mar-
garet of Prussia, took place to-day at St. George's
Chapel, at Windsor, with all the ceremony of State.
The Archbishop of Canterbury performed the ser-
vice. The bride was given away by her father. At
the conclusion, the choir sang the Hallelujah
Chorus, and Mendelsshbon's wedding march pealed
forth as the bride and bridegroom left the Chapel
while a salute of guns announced the termination
of the ceremonies. The Royal Family and guests
then left the chapel.
A London despatch reports that an immense
quantity of wedding presents have been sent to
IMPEACHMENT REJECTED, 317 to 159.
VERSAILLES, March 13.-The report of the Elec-
toral Commission, in favor of the impeachment of
the DeBroglie and Rocheboult Cabinets, came up
for discussion in the Chamber of Deputies to-day.
The impeachment was rejected by a vote of 317 to
159, and an order of the day adopted that the De-
Broglie and Rocheboult Cabinets, by their culpable
schemes, betrayed the government they should have
served; the Chamber accordingly delivers them
over to the judgment of the nation, and orders that
the foregoing be placarded in every commune in
24TH REGIMENT-A practical answer to Major
O'Gorman's question in the House of Commons re-
lative to the filling of the vacancies in the 24th
Regt. will be contained in an early Gazette, the pro-
motions in succession to the officers killed in action
at Rorke's Drift being given in the regiment. Con-
sequent on the retirement from the service of Major
Logan, who arrived in England last month from
the Cape, Brevet Major Chamberlain, 2nd Bato.,
will be promoted major into the 1st Batn., Lieut.
Williams obtaining the vacant company. The death
of Brevet Lieut.Col. Pulleine is to promote Capt.
Tongue, 2nd Batn., to major in the 1st Batn., and
the following surviving subalterns are to be promot-
ed to the vacant companies, viz.-Lieuts. Bennet,
Archer, Morshead,' Sugden, Bromhead, Stanhope,
Banister and Halliday. The London Correspon-
dent of the Irish Times says :-"' Lieut. Bromhead,
of the 24th Regt., is the hero of the hour. The
more that is learnt of his defence of the British
position at Rorke's Drift, the more splendidly shine
his qualities, and, it must be added the more glor-
iously marked appear the cool and steadfast bravery
of his gallant eighty. With a promptitude by no
means characteristic of it, the War Office has, it is
said, recognized the achievement of the distinguish-
ed'and highly fortunate young officer. He not only
gets his company, but will also receive the brevet
rank of major. Once on the fair path to rank and
distinction, it is a way they have in the Army that
the impetus never ceases till lands the individual
on some height of his profession,"
The death of Elibu Burritt, the celebrated." learn-
ed blacksmith," is announced. He died at his
birth place, New Britain, Conn., on Thursday night
last, at the age of 68. Mr. Burritt, was quite widely
known as a writer and lecturer, but his chief fame
came from having acquired, without the aid of
teachers, and while working as a blacksmith, a pro-
found knowledge of nearly all the languages of Eu-
rope, together with a knowledge more or less accur-
ate, of upwards of twenty of the languages of Asia
and Africa, including Hebrew, Syraic, Chaldaic, Sa-
maritan and Ethiopic. He was of Scotch parentage,
and resided for nearly a quarter of a century in
England, where he was highly respected.
To the Editor of the Royal Gazette.
The reading public of these Islands, may well
congratulate themselves on the superior Library
" established by Act of Legislature" to which
they have access. A finer or more judicious col-
lection of books is not to be found in any city of its
size this side the Atlantic, than that contained in
the Public Buildings of Hamilton. This noble col-
lection has just received an important addition, and
I notice in your last issue of the Gazette a new Cata-
loguo that cannot fail to gratify the subtle taste of
the most omnivorous book-worm. The liberality
of the Legilature i this matter is worthy of all
Permit me, however, to call the attention of the
genial Librarian-Mr. Frith-to the abominable
practice in which some would-be-witty readers in-
dulge of pencilling obscure notes and stupid com-
ments on the margins of the page, thus defacing
the books and disturbing the quiet minds of thought-
ful readers who follow them. Of course writers
make points and readers detect them. Let thblat-
ter make notes of them in his common-place-book.
Sometimes writers are dull and stupid-even Hom-
er nods occasionally-and some bright-eyed critic
finds it out; let him indulge a laugh in a quiet
way. But this thrusting of pencilled opinions up-
on a guileless public is not in good taste, and cer-
tainly is not an evidence of culture. Will the
scribbling geniuses make a note of this ?
AN AGGRIEVED READER.
Hamilton, March 21, 1879.
For the Bermuda Royal Gazette.
Throughout England's loyal Kingdom grief is loud,
For noble Princess Alice all hearts must wail, and
Within the Royal Palace one bends beneath the
In silent anguish mourning, for tears refuse to flow.
In Darmstadt's Ducal Palace, more bitter still the
No tongue can tell the anguish those stricken ones
The tender wife and mother is borne from them
And naught can soothe their sorrow, the aching
Across the wide Atlantic the mournful tidings went,
In her new and distant home a sister's heart is rent.
All alone she weeps, and sadly murmurs o'er and
Shall we too so lately parted meet on Earth no
Ah stern Reaper! thy sickle was all too sharp, and
Why reapest thou so quickly the flowers so lately
Or if thou wouldst gather some to bloom in Para-
Why call two from one garden, why would not one
The first a lovely blossom was given up to thee,
And the Father's heart tho' stricken bowed to thy
For he knew that his loved Flower so sweet and
Would bloom anew in Heaven, and he should find
But not enough-not half enough, the Reaper
Nor tears nor prayers can move him, all weep and
pray in vain;
Saith he, "the tender blossom will fade if long
I must take one Parent stem, one Rose that is full
"And have you not remaining around one Parent
Some bright and beauteous flowerets your garden
fair to gem;
And while they will droop and fade, and withered
too must be,
Mine will bloom for ever then why grudge ye them
"Tho' our Blossoms fade, and withered our Roses
Fain would we keep them with us their loved forms
e'er to see
The heart is weak, O reaper, and would not live
Would not spare one Rosebud that once in our
"Ungrateful ones," the Reaper cried, "your plea
is in vain
'Tis not for myself I reap, I for my Master came
With Roses, Buds, and Blossoms he fills your garden
Yet ye would not have him claim one Rosebud for
his share." A.
PROMINENT GUESTS AT THE HAMILTON
George H. Boardman... .... Calais, Me.
R. C. Hellard, R.E .............. St. George.
G Nicholls R.E. ".........
F. W. Steele, 46th Regiment........... "
E. A. Hollway, ..........
James McAvoy and wife......... ..New York.
Miss Ada Cavendish and maid........
Dr. Charles Phelps................... *
Mrs. Charles Phelps.................. "4
A. B. Gordon......................... England.
G. J. Mitchison and wife............Philadelphia.
Mrs. Gove....................... Concord N.H.
Miss Gove.............. ........... o
Mrs. Eames ...................... "
A. J. Tait ...... ............... ...... Montreal.
C. J. Hubbell and wife............... New York.
J. T. Russell and wife................ "
Dr. Du Bois......................... "
Mrs. Du Bois........................ "
Miss Du Bois.......................... "
C. J. Du Bois........................ "
Mrs. M. H. Bartlett.................. Cambridge.
J. P. Robertson and wife............. New York.
H. Derby............................. Boston.
Mrs. Buckley................... Genesee, N. Y.
Miss Young..................... "
J. Young..........................New York.
John C. Jay and wife................. "
Miss Cornelia Jay.................... "
Miss Alice Jay........ ............. "
Miss Sarah Jay..................... "
Miss M. M. Edwards................ "
Mrs. Delafield....................... "
Miss Delafield........................ "
Miss Godwin........................ "
J. S. Simonds............................ Boston.
Dr. J. W. Nelson..................... .Virginia.
H. K. Dean.........................New York.
L. H. Wellard...................... "
Mrs. G. W. Harris.................. Philadelphia.
Miss S. M. Harris................... "
J. M. Harris, Jr. .................. "
P. J. O'Neill....................... New York.
Samuel G. Jones............... Port Clinton, Ohio.
James H. Prince............ ...Cincinnati, Ohio.
George W. Wilson.................Lowell, Mass.
FRIGHTFUL MORTALITY FROM SMALL POX -A
Montreal despatch says there was seven hundred
and twenty-eight deaths from smnall-pox in that
city in 1878.
OFFICIAL DESPATCHES FROM THE SEAT OF
A supplement to the London Gazette which was
published last night (March 5,) contains the follow-
WAR OFFICE, March 5.
The following Despatch has been received by the
Secretary of State for War, from Lieutenant-General
Lord Chelmsford, K.C.B., Commanding the Forces in
From Lieutenant-General Lord Chelmsford, K.C.B.,
to the Right Honorable the Secretary of State for
PIETERMARITZBURG, Natal, Feb. 3.
Sir,-1. Since the date of my last despatch, I have
received a copy of Col. Pearson's report (No. 1 Co-
lumn) on the occurrence of the 23rd January, when
he defeated the Zulu forces with a loss of 300 killed.
This report, addressed to His Excellency the High
Commissioner, has been published for the information
of the Colony, a copy of it I havoc the honor to enclose
(marked A) likewise that furnished me by Admiral
Sullivan from Captain Campbell, R.N., commanding
Naval Brigade, with No. 1 Column (A. A.)
2. Colonel Wood (No. 4 Column), on the 24th
January, dispersed the force of Zulus with a loss of
50 men killed, that had been ordered to attack him.
(Copy of his report attached, marked B.)
News -of the events of the 22nd ultimo had been
conveyed to Colonel Wood at Utrecht, with great
readiness, by Captain Allan Gardner, 14th Hussars.
This officer had escaped from the camp of No. 3 Co-
lumn, after conveying orders to the officer command-
ing there from Colonel Glyn, C.B., twelve miles dis-
tant. Colonel Wood in consequence took up a posi-
tion covering Utrecht.
3. On my arrival here, I at once directed Colonel
Pearson to act as seemed best, without reference to my
A copy of my telegram and his reply I forward,
marked (B. B.)
4. The Zulus have, since the 24th ultimo, shown no
signs of activity, and everything is quiet along the
I have no means of forming an opinion as to the
reason of this. It is confidently stated by some that
it is only preparatory to further energetic action;
others again, who claim to be well informed from na-
tive sources, declare that the losses inflicted on the
Zulus, at Isandhlwana"alone were so enormous as to
make them disinclined to attack us again, unless they
are fully assured they have an advantage.
It must be remembered that since our crossing the
frontier the Zulus have been five times defeated, and
always with loss.
5. I append a return, showing the distribution of the
forces under my command (marked C.)
5. Colonel Pearson seems fully assured of his abil-
ity to hold his own against any number of Zulus.
He has 1200 British troops, with about 320 rounds
per rifle, and provisions for two months.
Major Barrow, 19th Hussars, reports well of the
position of the post and its healthiness. The water is
close to and under fire of the fort, and is very good.
The road to Ekowe from the Lower Tugela is re-
ported by the same officer to be a good one, and with
two exceptions the country is open.
I, therefore, feel that with the force within reach of
him at the Lower Tugela, Colonel Pearson is author-
ised to hold his present position. I proceed to-mor-
row to that place, when I shall be better able to form
an opinion as to the steps to be taken to organize the
detachments at the Lower Tugela.
7. Of the seven battalions of Native Contingent, all
but three have disbanded themselves; these three have
not been engaged. The conduct of the two battalions
under Commandant Lonsdale with No. 3 Column, up
to the day following the disaster to the camp, was all
that I could wish ; those, however, who knew the na-
tives foresaw that they would break up after hearing
of the death of their chiefs (who had remained in
camp on the 22nd ult.) I cannot, therefore count on
retaining the services of any native contingent with
the columns across the border, beyond those of some
two or three hundred mounted men. I am still in
hopes, however, that the authority of the Colonial Go-
'vernment will be asserted, and will prove sufficient to
'fill up these battalions, the officers and non-commis-
sioned officers of which are still on the frontier, where
they will be available for frontier defence at least.
*8. Such is the position of affairs in the Colony.
Every effort will be made to procure reinforcements.
Captain Buller, Rifle Brigade, one of my aides-de-
camp, has started for the Free State with a letter to
the President from H. E. the High Commissioner,
wLth the view of procuring mounted men, both white
atid black. A force of 200 mounted men is already
being raised at Port Elizabeth. and a draft of 50
mounted men from the Cape Colony for the Frontier
Light Horse arrived yesterday.
9. Mr. Sprigsg, the Colonial Secretary, Cape Colony,
has shown every desire to assist us at this emergency;
he despatched at once the three companies of the 2nd
Battalion 4th Regiment from Cape Town; they have
arrived at Durban, and are on their march here. The
head-quarters and four companies ot the 88th Regi-
inept will shortly arrive from King William's Town,
their place being taken by Volunteers.
10. Every effort will be made to reinforce Colonel
Wood's column, in view of enabling him to resume
active operations from that side.
11. The refitting No. 3 column will, of necessity,
take some little time,as the road (160 miles) from this
to Helpmakaar is very much cut up by the rains.
12. I have not yet received from Colonel Hassard,
C.B., C.R.E., the proceedings of the Court of Inquiry
ordered to assemble regarding the loss of the camp on
the 22nd ultimo; neither have I received from Colonel
Glyn, C.B., commanding No. 3 column, an .official list
of the casualties on that occasion.
I regret also to state that I am still without an offi-
cial report from Colonel Glyn of the details of the
gallant defence made on the 22nd and 23rd ultimo by
the Company of the 2nd Battalion 24th Regiment of
the post at Rocke's Drift.
1 have, &c.,
(Signed) CIHELMSFORD, Lieut.-Gen
THE. ACTION AT INYEZANE.
COLONEL PEARSON'S OFFICIAL REPORT.
From Colonel Pearson, Commanding No. 1 Column,
to the Military Secretary to His Excellency the
Etshowe, Zuzuland, January 23, 1879.
SIR,-I have the honor to report my arrival here at
10 a.m. this day, with the column under my com-
inand, and, I am happy to state, without a casualty of
any kind-except, of course, those which occurred in
the engagement of yesterday, of which I have already
duly informed you by telegram, despatched yesterday
I Yesterday morning the mounted troops which pre-
ceded the column under Major Barrow had crossed
the Inyezane River, which is about four miles from
our camping ground on the previous night, when I
received a note from him to say that he had selected a
fairly open space for a halting place, which he had
carefully vedetted. I at one rode forward to recon-
noitre, and found the ground covered with more bush
than seemed desirable for an outspan; hut as there
was no water between the Inyezane and the places
where we bivouacked last night-four miles further on
and with several steep hills to climb-I decided upon
outspanning for a couple of hours, to feed and rest the
oxen, and to enable the men to breakfast.
It was then just eight o'clock, and was in the act of
giving directions about the pickets and scouts required
for our protection, and the waggons had already begun
to park, when the leading company of the Native
Contingent, who were scouting in "ront-personally
directed byOaptain Hart, staff officer to the officer
commanding that regiment-discovered the enemy
advancing rapidly over the ridges in our front and
making for the clumps of bush around us.
The Zulus at once opened a heavy fire upon the nien
of the company who had shown themselves in the
open, and they lost one officer, four non-commissioned
officers and three men killed, almost immediately after
the firing began.
Unfortunately, owing to scarcely any of the officers
or non-commissioned officers of the Native Contingent
being able to speak Kaffir, and some not even Eng-
lish, (there are several foreigners among them) it has
been found most difficult to communicate orders, and
it is to be feared that these men who lost their lives
by gallantly holding their ground did so under the
impression that it was the duty of .the Contingent to
fight in the first line instead of scouting only, and af.
ter an engagement to pursue.
I must add, however, that every exertion has been
made, by Major Greeves, Commandant Nettleton and
Captain Hart to explain to both the officers and men
the duties expected of them. These officers, indeed,
have been indefatigable in their exertions.
As soon as the firing commenced, I directed the
Naval Brigade, under Commander Campbell, Lieut.
Lloyd's division of guns, and Captain Jackson's and
Lieut. Martin's companies of the Buffs, to take up a
position on a knol close by the road (and under which
they were halted,) and from whence the whole of the
Zulu advances could be seen and dealt with.
Meanwhile, the waggons continued to park, and as
soon as the length of the column had thereby suffici-
ently decreased, I directed the two companies of the
Buffs which were guarding the waggons about half
way down the column to clear the enemy out of the
bush, which had been already shelled, and fired into
with rockets and musketry, by the troops on the knoll
above mentioned. These companies, led by Captains
Harrison and Wyld, and guided by Captain Macgre-
gor, D.A.Q.M.G., whom I sent back for this purpose,
moved out in excellent order, and quickly getting into
skirmishing order, brought their right shoulders gra-
dually forward, and drove the Zulus before them back
into the open, which again exposed them to the rock-
ets, shells, and musketry from the knoll.
This movement released the main body of the
Mounted Infantry and Volunteers, who, with the
Company of Royal Engineers, had remained ncar the
Inyezane, to protect that portion of the convoy of
waggons. The Royal Engineers happened to be
working at the drift when the engagement began.
When thus released both the Engineers and mount-
ed troops, under Captain Wynne and Major Barrow,
respectively moved forward with the infantry. Skir-
mishers on the left of the latter, the whole being sup-
ported by a half company of the Buffs and a half
company of the 99th Regiment, sent out by Lieut.-
Col. Welman, 99th Regiment, who, with the rear of
the column, was now coming up.
About this time the enemy was observed by Com-
mander Campbell to be trying to outflankiour left and
he offered to go with a portion of the Naval Brigade
to drive away a body of Zulus who had got possession
of a kraal about 400 yards from the knoll, and which
was helping their turning movement. The Naval
Brigade was supported by a party of the officers and
non-commissioned officers of the Native Contingent,
under Captain Hart, who were posted on high ground
on the left of the Etshowe road, and who checked the
Zulus from making any further attempt on our left.
Shortly afterwards, when the kraal was evacuated,
Commander Campbell suggested that the enemy
should be driven off still further, to which I at once
assented, and I desired Colonel Parnell to take Cap-
tain Forster's company, the Buffs, which up to this
time had remained at the foot of the knoll, and assist
the Naval Brigade to attack some heights beyond the
kraal, upon which a considerable body of Zulus were
The action was completely successful, and the Zu-
lus now fled in all directions, both from our front and
left, and before the skirmishers on the right.
I now ordered the column to be reformed, and at
noon we resumed our march, and bivouacked for the
night on the ground described in the first part of my
The last shot I fired was about half-past nine a.m.
[ enclose a list of the killed and wounded, and in
addition I beg to state that both Colonel Parnell and
myself had our horses shot under us.
The loss of the enemy I can of course only approx-
imately give. By all accounts, however-and I have
taken every pains to verify and confirm the statements
made-upwards of 300 Zulus were killed. The
wounded, if there were any, were either carried off or
hid in the bush, as only two were found. The dead
were lying about in heaps of seven and eight, ani in
one place ten dead bodies were found close together.
At another 35 were counted within a very small space.
As far as I can ascertain the numbers opposed to us
were about 4000, composed of the Umxapu, Umdhla-
nefu, and the Ingulubi Regiments, and some 650 men
of the district.
[ had already been warned, through Mr. Fynney,
Border Agent, and other sources, that I might expect
to be attacked at any moment after crossing the Um-
sindusi River, but the number of Zulus stated to be in
the neighborhood was estimated at about 8000.
All the commanding officers speak highly of the
behaviour of their men during the engagement, and of
the coolness of the officers and the pains taken by
them to control the expenditure of ammunition. This
I can personally vouch for as regards troops on the
knoll, as I was present with them the whole time.
The practice made by Lieut. Lloyd's guns, and bly the
rockets of the Naval Brigade, directed by Mr. Cotter,
boatswain of H. M. S. Active, was excellent, and no
doubt contributed materially to the success ot the day.
Major Barrow particularly wishes me to mention
the steadiness and good conduct under fire of the Na-
tal Mounted Volunteer Corps. Those engaged were
the Victoria and Stanger Mounted Rifles and the
Of the commanding officers themselves I have al-
From the officers of my staff, Col. Walker, C.B.,
Capt. Macgregor and Lieut. Knight, the Buffs-my
orderly offioer-I have received every assistance, not
only during yesterday's engagement, but ever since
they joined me.
I cannot speak too highly of the energy and atten-
tion to their duties of Staff Surgeon Norbury, R.N.,
mv Senior Medical Officer, and his assistants. The
field hospital was established in a convenient place,
almost immediately after the firing began, and the
wounded received every attention.
Lastly, I wish to report the good example shown to
the Native Pioneers by Captain Beddoes and Lieut.
Porrington, who, throughout our march, under the di-
rection of Lieut. Maine, R. E., repaired our road in
front, and during the engagement remained on the
knoll fighting rifle in hand.
I must apologise for the great length of this letter;
but as the present is the first campaign of British
troops against the Zulus, and as the Natal natives vere
being tested as Soldiers for the first time, I have pur-
posely gone into details. Should we again be en-
gaged with the enemy, there will, of course, be no
further necessity for describing everything so minutely.
To-morrow morning I propose sending two compa-
nies of the Buffs, two companies of the Native Con-
tingent and a small number of mounted men, to rein-
force Lieut.-Col. Ely, 99th Regiment, who, with three
companies of his Regiment, left behind for the pur-
pose, is now on his way to Etshowe, with a convoy of
60 commissariat wagons.
I have written to request Colonel Ely not to ad-
vance beyond the Umsindusi till reinforced.
On Saturday Major Coats starts for the Tugela with
50)empty wagons, escorted by four companies infantry,
two native companies, and a few troopers to bring up
I enclose a couple of sketches of the ground on
which the engagement took place, made by Captain
McGregor and Lieut. Knight from memory.
I have the honor to be, Sir,
Your most obedient servant,
C. K. PEARSON, Colonel.