Group Title: Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder.
Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
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Title: The Royal gazette, Bermuda commercial and general advertiser and recorder
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: D.M. Lee
Place of Publication: Hamilton Bermuda
Publication Date: -1920
Frequency: three times a week[jan. 1910-dec. 1920]
weekly[ former 1828-]
semiweekly[ former -dec. 1909]
three times a week
Subject: Newspapers -- Hamilton (Bermuda Islands)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bermuda Islands   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Bermuda Islands -- Hamilton
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1828?
Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 93, no. 153 (Dec. 30, 1920).
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 3 (Jan. 22, 1828).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00076588
Volume ID: VID00206
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 46887227
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Preceded by: Bermuda gazette (Hamilton, Bermuda Islands : 1821)
Succeeded by: Bermuda colonist
Succeeded by: Royal gazette and colonist daily

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Hamilton, Bermuda, Tuesday, September 20, 1881.
---- I ---- ------ --

Proceedings of the Honorable Legislative
Tmeday, 13th Sptember, 1881.-Pursuant to ad-
journment the House met.
Pretst-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice,
The Honorable A. J. Musson,
Win. H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
R. E. Webster, Col. Secty.
The three following Resolves were brought up
from the House of Assembly and severally read a
first time :-
A Resolve voting the sum of 50 to defray the
cost of surveying the approaches and Channels to
St. George's Harbor,
A Resolve providing the further sum of 20 for
improving and widening the Road near the Public
Wharf In Paget Parish,
A Resolve voting the sum of 30 to Mr. S. S.
Toddings, for reporting the Debates of the House of
Assembly during the present Session.
The Hon. J. H. Trimingham presented a Peti-
tion from David Willmott, a discharged Soldier,
praying for a grant of the Immigration Bonus of
10, for reasons stated.
The Resolve voting the sum of 400 for erecting a
new Building for the Keeper's Quarters at the St.
David's Island Lighthouse, V
The Resolve granting the Immigration Bonus of
10 to Wm. Monney, a discharged Soldier,
The Resolve voting the sum of 60 to enclose the
Gaol Lots in Hamilton with a Stone Wall,
The Resolve granting 300 to Mr. Joseph Hinson
as compensation for the damages done' to his pro-
perty by the blasting operations at Timlin's Nar-.
rows Channel,
The Resolve voting the sum of 50 for keeping,
kc., Pilotage Buoys and Beacons,
The Bill entitled" An Act to provide for the ex-
tension of the Military Electric Telegraph into the
Town of Saint George," were severally read the
third time and passed, and ordered to be laid before
His Honor the Acting Governor by the Hon. R. E.-
Adjourned to Friday next, the 16th instant, at
11-80, a.m.

and a Small TRAP, suitable for an In-
Apply with particulars,
2, Alfred Terrace,
Ireland Island.
September 6th, 1881.

For Sale,
About 40,000 Lbs.

Remaining from our Contract Supplies.
Will be sold cheap in lots, or the whole.
Reid Street, August 8,1881.




RESPECTFULLY informs the Public that
she is now prepared to mount hair comb-
ings, such as Braids, Finger Puffs, Curls, &c.
Having received by "Ceto" from Nassau,
A Choice Assortment of SHELLS, is prepared
LACES, &c.
0o7 All Orders left at Mr. Smith's Store, op-
posite the Commissariat Department, will meet
with prompt attention.
June 21st, 1881.-3 months.

B Y recent Instructions from the Marine
Boards of Underwriters of New York,
Boston, Philadelphia, &c., I am notified that in
accordance with the Policies of Insurance now
issued, it is imperative that all Bills and Con-
tracts for the repairs and expenses on Vessels
and Cargoes arriving at these Islands under
disaster must be examined and approved by me
as to quantities, prices, &c., and I hereby give
notice of the same so that all parties interested
therein may govern themselves accordingly.
Sole Resident Agent of Underwriters
of New York, Boston, Philadelphia.
Baltimore, New Orleans, &c.
St. G(orge's, Bermuda, 14th Feby., 1881.
For Rent.
The Dwelling House, near
Front Street, Hamilton (east), occu-
pied by Mrs. Veal.
Early possession given.

Apply to

Hamilton, 5th Septr., 1881.


; Sugar! Sugar!
Ex Mystery and Excelsior from
Barrels yellow V. P, Very
Superior Quality.
Barrels Muscovado.
At lowest rates for the 'Cash.'
6th Sept. 1881.

The Undersigned
Has received via New York, his
usual Supply of the

Red and White,
Which will be ready for Delivery
On Thursday .Next, I st Sept.
As the quantity is limited, parties wishing a
good article, will do well t) come easily with
the Cash.
Hamilton, August 30th, 1881.

Life Insurance Company
Incorporated by Act of the Dominion Parlia-
ment in 1865.
Authorised Capital .. .. $1,000,000
Deposited with Dominion Govern-
ment for security of Policy-Hold- 56,000
Assets $3-04 to $1 Liability.
A RELIABLE British Canadian Office, offer-
ing the advantages of a locil West India
Company, with the protection offered by Cana-
dian Laws, which render he Policies virtually

absolute security.
President Molson's


dent Exch. Bank.
This COMPANY is now granting to-its
West India and Bermuda Policy-holders the
privileges which it has for some time past be-
ing giving to those in Canada, which is ain
unconditional Policy, and is considered to be
the most liberal in the Dominion: it allows
the assured to engage in any occupation, or
reside in any part of the world without paying
extra; it is also indisputable on any grounds
after being admitted by the Company.
Medical Adviser, General Agent.
Bermuda. Bermuda.


Has resumed business in Reid Street, opposite
Harness AMaking Establishment,
(Down Stairs,)
And respectfully solicits a share of Public Pa-
Hamilton, July 12, 1881.
The Undersigned has lately re-
ceived from New York per S. S.
A Consignment of First Class
Which he offers to the Public Cheap for
Hamilton, August 22, 1881.


ali a ntott.
Hhds., Half Hhds, and Sixth
From the Celebrated Brewery of
Messrs. LAND SON & CO.

PITCH PINE LUMBER. ttratrc Moval,

Offers the remainder of Cargo of
Schr. R. E. Yates,
Consisting of
Scantling of various Si-
zes, at a fair discount if taken
from the Wharf.
The Cargo of Schooner
Shortly expected from Brunswick, Georgia,
Consisting of

Plained, grooved and tongued 1" & 1j" x 6"
6th September, 1881.

The Alden Fish

No. 60, Park Place, N. Y.


Something new, makes all dishes that can be
made from Fresh or Salt Cod. Never spoils
and gives no trouble to prepare.
Put up in i and I Lb. packages.
A small quantity of the above on sale at the
Subscriber's Stores.
Homilton, 13th September, 1881.-4

THE Undersigtiui has received from Tene-
riffe a limited supply of ONION SEED,
which will be ready for delivery on Thursday
next, 1st proximo. TERMS CASH 10 ALL.
Shelly Bay, 29th August, 1881.

Is now carried on in the new building next
South of the Hamilton Steam Saw Mills.
N.B.-Orders promptly attended to at
the Lowest Prices.
Hamilton, August 30th, 1881.

Bermuda Ice,
C AN be used under all circumstances without
the danger attending the use of imported
Ice, which in most cases affect the system, in the
same manner as a change of drinking water.
The subscriber is now prepared to furnish Ice
at Depot, Burnaby Street, from 6 a.m., to6 p.m.,
daily. Sunday from 9 a. m., to 10 a.m. De-
livered in Hamilton and vicinity from 8 a.m,, to
12 o'clock, Sundays excepted.
Price Half-Penny per pound.
For the convenience of the public in case of
sickness I have made arrangements to deliver
Ice at my manufactory at any hour, day or night,
Sunday included.
Being a Home Industry respectfully asks a
continuance of the Public Patronage.
Hamilton, May 31st, 1881.


Has removed his Office to the promises of Mrs.
B. H. Young; Reid Street, Hamilton, recently
occupied by Dr. Theodore Outerbridge, V.S.
Office Hours 10 to 12-2 to 5.
Will visit St. George's professionally on Satur-
| days. Office at McCallan & Co. Residence
llarrington Place, Hamilton Parish.
August 2, 1881.


T he well

Is now placedat prices to Cash Customers to
defy Competition.

For Sale by


Sole Agent.
St. George's, Bermuda.
January 18, 1881.-3m 3p, 9m,

Apply to
September 6th, 1

Under the Distinguished Patronage of
is Honor the Acting Governor,
And Officers and Ladies of the Garrison,
The 20th Company R. E.
Amateur Dramatic Club,
Will give a Performance in the above
Theatre on
Saturday, Monday and
The 24th, 26th and 27th September, 1881,
When will be given for the first time iu
these Islands, the popular Tropical Drama

4A IT I4avv114011.
To be preceded by the Laughable Farce en-
By kind permission of Colonel Adams and
Officers, the Band of the Royal Irish Rifles will
be in attendance.
Prices of Admission-2/, 1/ and 6d.
Tickets to be obtained at the Stationery Store
adjoining the Royal Gazette" Office, and at
the Management.
September II, 1881.

R. H. DUERDEN'S has arrived and will be
for delivery on WEDNESDAY, ox
EASY TERMS. Call soon.
Also, Received,
Few Suits Extra FURNITURE,
Whi ch will be sold Cheap.
Hamilton, Sept. 12th, 1881.-2

Office at ICE IIOUSE, East Broadway.
T HE Subscribers wou!d respectfully inform
the people of Hamilton and vicinity that
they are now prepared to attend to all Order-
or Ice in a first class manner and at the reasons
able price of Hlalf-Penny per pound.
We will keep constantly on hand at the Ice
House of the late Captain Castner, East Broad-
way, a supply of ICE throughout the year for
the benefit of our Customers who may require
Ice during winter months.
By prompt attention to our. customers and
strict attention to our business, we hope to re-
ceive a share of the Public patronage.
Ice delivered daily (Sundays excepted, in
Hamilton and vicinity.
N.B.-ICE HOUSE open from 6 a.rn. to 6
p.m. daily, Sundays excepted, when it will be
open from 7 to 8.
East Boadway, Hamilton.
June 21st, 1881.-tf

Robt. G. Lee & Co.,
Commission Mei'elhants,
18 Leadenhall Street,
Personal attention given to Consignments of
Bermuda PRODUCE and the filling of Ber-
mudian orders.
April 30, 1881.

S. J. Canton 4* Son,
Watch Repairers and Jewellers
"REG to inform the Public that they intend
B carrying on their business in their Shop
recently occupied by the late MR. BARTHOLO-
MeW, Parliament Streer, opposite the Post
shortest notice.
Gold and Silver Finger Rings and Ear Rings
made to order.
All work done by them warranted to give
Hiamilton, May 21st, 1881.

For Sale.

Faiglhaballaul, A PIowerful
and the Bay Mare Black Horse.
JESSI E1. Will draw a ton weight; sold for no fAult, the
the COAcHMAn, owner having no further use for him.
MOUNT LANGTON. Apply at Royal Gazette" Office.
881, Aigust 13, 1881,

TpENDERS will be received at the COM-
On Monday the 3rd of October,
for use at Somerset Ferry.
now in use.
Specifications may be seen on application to
i the above Office or to'Mr. Taylor, at Somerset
A. C. General,
Senior Commissariat Officer,
Commissariat, Hamilton, }
10th Sept., 1881. j 8.-Col. copy I

THERE being a Vacancy in H.
M. Naval Establishment for a MASTER
of Yard Tug "Spitfire,"
Applications for such Situation, by qualited
Mariners, are to be made to the MASrau AT-
TENDANT of the Dockyard, who will give all
required information.
Captain in Charge of
Naval Edabliehment.
Bermuda Dock Yard,N
12th September, 1881. J

Notice to Pilots and Ma-
September 9th, 1881.
of only 21 feet water has been found on
the shoal off Mount Langton, known as Pual-
len's Shoal, supposed to have 24 feet at L.W.
spring tides. This Shoal is a pinnacle of
small extent and dangerous for Vessels of
heavy draught. The buoy (black nuna feet
with "Pullen's Shoal" in white letter an it) is
in the centre of the patch in 22 feet water, and
it may safely be passed on either side, at a
distance of 60 yards.
By Order,
Actg. Master Attendant.

A SMALl quantity of the above SEED to
arrive by the Flamborough," on MON-
DAY Next, the 12th inst.
Persons desirous of obtaining Seed will pleas
make early application to the undersigned;
where Lists are open.
Captain A. HOLLIS,
or to
East Broadway.
Hamilton, September 6th, 1881.

Wines for the Season.
CLARET Imported annually for 3a
SAUTERNE ) years from same Ilouse in
BURGUNDY (Sparkling)
DO Scharzburg Muscatel 1857
CHAMPAGNE (Moett & Chandon ex$radry)
DO. St. Peray
DO. Swiss
DO. Saumur
DO' Vouvray
SHERRY Fine Montilla
DO. Amontillado, 20 years in bottle
DO. MANZANILLA, 20 years in bottle
Hamilton and St. George's.
Established upwards of 50 years.
May 28th, 1881.

A Handsome Rosewood Square

By one of the first New York Makers-hba never
changed hands, been carefully used, and in
good order.
Apply to
B. W. W4LKR 4". CO.
September 5, 1881.-*.3 pd
ALL who wish to have their Kitchen Utensils,
S hBath T'ubs, Windows, Brass Work, and
Wood Work, clean and Bright, should use the
scouring, Cleaning and Polishing 8m.pPRIOs
OF THE KITCHEN. Ask for "Pride of thd
Kitchen" Soap.

H. K. & F. B. THURBER & CD.,
New York, April 20, 1801. PIN A

. ..%., IT .

known Horse

a;* Iftfir+


Gibbs' Hill Light. Nation at Bermuda, between the
llth and 18th Sep hnber 181, height above the sea
where the Register is kept, being 246 feet.





: tr r General Remarks.

80 30-010 0-CO Fine, hazy
78 29-930 0-00 Cloudy, equally
78 9-920 0-02 Fine, cloudy
79 29-930 0-00 Fine
79 29-980 0-00 Fine
76 29-930 0-06 Fine
77 29-900 0-00 Fine

Hanmiltot S'epteinber 20, 1881.

September 15-Schr. Maggie, Darrell, Halifax, N.S.;
assorted cargo to B. W. Walker and Co.
BSptember 12-Brigt. T. H. A. Pitt, Young, Liver-
pool. N.S.
13-Whaline Rehr, Hatfield, Sprague, whaling cruise.
14-Barque Eliza Barqs. Hollis, New York.
15-Mail Steamer Flamborough, Whitehurst, New
September 15-R. M. Steamer Alpha. Crewel, Jam-
aica ; Mails and produce.-Agent J. M. Hay ward.
Sedtember15---R. M. steamer Alpha, Crowel, Hali-
fax; Mails, &e.
In the Mail Steamer Flamborough on Thursday last
for NWe York :-Mrs. E. Lang. Mrs. King. Miss E.
EverdoH, Miss Williams, Dr. Ogilvy, P.M.O., Cap-
tain Jobson. Captain Horkson, G. A. Nicolls, Alfred
E. Everdell, Henry M. King. James E. Ewbank, and
J. D. Outerbridge.-2nd Cabin, Mrs. Maria Rogan
and infant. Miss E, A. Adlestrup. Alexander Cameron
and Charles Brandt.-Steerage, Nine men from Ger-
man BaqueeJohannie.
In the T. H. A. Pitt-Masters H. A. Pitt, A. W.
Pjt, Benj. Harnett and R. James.
n1 Sehn. Lily :-Mr. J. W. Lusher, Miss Lusher
and steerage.
In R. M,. Steamer Alpha, on Wednesday last for
Halifax :-Major Grey, (R. I. Rifles). Revd. E. B.
Moore. Wesleyan Minister, and Mr. Oland.-2nd Cabin.
Mrs. Brown and daughter and Miss hattie Richards.
Captain George, of the Brigantine Resultada, from
Fernandina, Florida, bound to the River Gambia,
Africa, out 12 days, called off these Islands on Fri-
day last-all well, desired to be reported.
Captain Sprague. of the Schooner E. 1. Hatfield,
whl'pl left hera on.Wednesday last on a whalin g cruise,
requested us to state that he took with him all his ori-
ginal crew, with the exception of one man.
The American Schooner J. A. Brown, from Turks
Islands bound to Boston, called off these Islands on
Wednesday last. and after landing Mr. and Mrs. D. R.
Frith and 7 children, proceeded on her voyage.
The sdlr. ZLily, Captain Oree, in 20 days from Turks
Iuands arrived yesterday with a cargo of donkeys ard
Schr. Zeta Psi, from Wilmington, N.C.. for New
York, abandoned Dec 29, 1880, was again passed Aug.
9, 120 nifles E. by N. of Bermuda. waterlogged fore-
mas'Pstaffding, by steamer Bessarabian (Br.) at Balti-
moe 2nftd inst. -
*H.M.S. Gri'tin, Com. Inglis, from Port-au-Prince
via Turk'a Island, at Jamaca on the 6th inst.

Captain Darrell of the Schr. Maggie, will please
accept our thanks for some Halifax papers of'the 7th

For the Royal Gazette.
Themeeting held at the Town Hall on Thurs-
day laat was in point of attendance a success, but
as there was no platform for the speakers, much
that was said was lost to the audience, and the
resolutions proposed, not being known beforehand
except to a few, the solid opinions of the farmers
could not well be obtained, as they were not pre-
pared to speak or vote on subjects with which they
were not thoroughly acquainted.
There were impressions however carried away
which may lead to good results, and on this ac.
count the meeting will not have been called in
The majority of the native farmers present, left
the meeting more than ever impressed with the
fact that an inspection of produce is necessary not
an inspection by the brokers, for that can only be
possible in purchasing, and when bad debts stand
in the way, and buying is on commission, will ne-
ver be honest, however much the said brokers may
assert to the contrary.
.What is wanted is an impartial Government
inspector,.a man above reproach, or approach, who
shall have power to condemn all bad stuff, all seiz-
ures to be published in the newspapers with names
of owners and marks of packages. This need not
be done were the merchants true to the interests
of their country, but as they have failed, let the
farmers take the matter up, and through their re-
presentatives, demand that an act'be passed to re-
quire all produce to be inspected before leaving the
After the New York shipments are done, on any
farm worked by Portugese, and on some that are
worked by our native farmers, a second sized pota-
toe or a pickling onion cannot be found. You will
be told, tHlat they plant everything and that they
have' sold everything. It is impossible for the mer-
chant to buy or ship so much bad stuff without
knowing it, and no one ever hears of even our
most espeotable firms having refused a box of on-
ions on account of bad quality, if a debt stood in
the way, although they might once have refused
a barrel of onions on account of one of them being
The idea ofcati~g g aricets back of New York
is suicidal, fbr it is to the Western markets that
the New York market-men look to dispose of the
bulk of our stuff, end should we send cargoes di-.
rect to these maikets,,ea should destroy our trade
entirely, for our produce being perishable, would
havd to be sold even at a loss, while the effect on
the New York Market would be ruinous.
There is little doubt that the New York mar-
ketmen are as a class entirely without principle,
and that we are at their mercy, and it is desirable
that if possible, some reliable agency should be
started in New York to handle a part at least of
our stuff; but in any case we must trbegin at the
root *the evil, we must ship good stuff, have it

duly and. faithfully inspected, have the sheds to the farmers who pay for them and
hapie nothing to do with rings ; thus starting on
a fair and~honest 5asis, we shall with better grace
demand honesty and fair play from our agents

.N~ Al V L.

'Publio Meeting to Consider the Agriciltu- should be a hearty following of resolution No. III Dingy Races'in Hamilton Harbour.
val attfup^ptv if T fnlq bV a nT inrrf/ i P i QA thnrl;,I A -qu

raz Ai roseftsox nrmua,.fl

The public advertisements of theo previous fort-
night awakened a moat respectable and substantial
attendance at the Town Hall, Hamilton, on Thurs-
day the 15th instant, of inhabitants froai every
parish in Bermuda.
No subject could have, dr odght to have awak-
ened a larger ammffterclal and agricultural interest,
and the pttnctiual attendance of nearly 200 people
at 1-30, the hour appointed, was ample proof of the
value of anything which can help the economy of
the soil of the islands. (The 200 people increased
to 280 people by I past 2 o'clock). At 1-45 the
Honorable J. H. Trimingham was unanimously
invited to take the Chair: Entering at once on his
duty with that perfect ease which assured the
meeting of his own thorough comprehension of the
business before them, and of his perfect ability so
to direct the information about to be elicited, as to
confine it to the regions of the subject, and at the
same time be thoroughly instructive to the hearera.
The Honorable gentleman opened the meeting
with an able address, pointing but the large and
widespread dependarite now placed on the Agri-
cultural returns: the consequent bond existing
between the whole of the inhabitants, all of whom
shared the benefits, or suffered by the losses, of
good and poor seasons: then to the necessity for
providing for development, and deplored a state of
circumstances which forced so serious an interest
to be managed entirely in one foreign market;
suggesting as one remedial course the hope, that
arrangements might be made, to secure through
transport to, and interested agencies at, some of
the larger and richer towns and cities of those so
numerous within a day's railway travelling from
the City of New York, for Bermuda Produce. The
meeting was successively addressed by Messrs.
Clarence Peniston, Thomas F. J. Tucker, Nathani-
el J. Darrell, Thomas Turner, Richard Eve, Ben-
jamin W. Watlington, Thomas J. Outerbridge, W.
H. T. Joell, and William Cox. A very ably pre-
pared paper was read by Mr. James A. Conyers,
particularly valuable to the meeting as conveying
statistical information, and general criticisms.on
the subject matter, without those digressions com-
mon to oral addresses on such occasions.
Mr. Clarence Peniston pointed with power to
the evil results of indiscriminate packing as well to
the packer, as to the community, giving painful
instances in detail of those frauds which have been
detected and so have become exponents of a want
of principle, which permeating through practice,
brings general punishment on the tIsland as a
whole. He advocated, however, reduced produc-
tion and smaller importations of seed stocks. Mr.
Peniston strongly advocated having a regularly
appointed Inspector.
Mr. T. F. J. Tucker, by a practical and compre-
hensive explanation of the result of purchasing 25
barrels of potatoes on the faith of the packer's assur-
ance, without examination, and then shipping
them with 500 barrels of potatoes packed at "Cam-
den" under close inspection; exhibited without
leaving any room for contention, that even five per
cent of inferior produce caused a loss of $250 on
'525 barrels of potatoes in that one instance.
Mr. Nathaniel J. Darrell showed that he belongs
to this Age of Progress, and recommended the in-
crease of tillage, depending on the united wisdom
of the people stimulated by hope of profit, to dis-
pose of it afterwards. Mr. Darrell's address was an
able one. Mr. Turner informed the meeting that
there had been no small produce found in Bermuda
in 1881, and the reason was, that it had not been
looked for-he was certain it had been packed, and
felt sure it had done its damage abroad. Mr.Rich-
ard Eve explained the growth of the Agricultural
industry giving his experience from the very earliest
shipments of onions: he thought that the disasters
of 1881 were attributable to over production and
thai'it was possible that some legislative measures
might be needed to secure the rotation of crops, or
the fallowing of a proportion of the arable lands.
Mr. )Benjamin W. Watlington pointed out that
poor quality and bad packing appeared particular-
ly at disadvantage after a sea voyage, and if these
could be eradicated, then the distribution, out of
New York, would be easy and even hopeful.
Mr. Thomas J. Outerbridge spoke at length.
He deplored individual bargaining, and thought
an Association on the pattern of an Exchange
would make a closer link to secure general interest,
and hoped such an association might yet be formed
with an act of incorporation by the Legislature.
Mr. W. H. T. Joell took for granted that people
would pack poor articles if they thought they
would not be found ut, and with good nerve ad-
vocated the adoption of a Board of Inspection with
powers of condemnation given by the Legislature.
Mr. William Cox thought the ocean surrounded us
by a sufficient bond of union: that there was a
a plenty, if not too much, law on the subject now:
that the right of private judgment was circum-
scribed alike by too much law of the land and the
bye laws of Associations: he had inspected Pro-
duce for his own pocket's sake, and felt sure that
the right course to induce good packing, was to
advance the general honesty of the people, and
this would progress, as each man discovered that
his name gained or lost according to the measure
of honesty in packing. Mr. Conyers' paper de-
served this special mention that it proved that the
average value of Tomatoes was nearly double dur-
ing the first 5 years after 1870 or years while
inspection by purchasers was close and rigid than
was the average which obtained, during the five
years from 1876 to 1880 inclusive, when inspections
nearly ceased.

pilot knew every pebble on the bottom and every
weed in the sea. Her decks were literally crowded
with Hamiltonians who seemed from their cheery
mood determined to make the most of the half-
holiday. Of course our hands were full, and the
hall more than full, but the ample preparations
made beforehand secured us from an extremity.
During the evening the services of Mr. Meyers,
which had been secured for the occasion, were very
much appreciated-his ice creams being specially
good. Music of a very entertaining order was
discoursed by the Band in attendance ; and through-
out the entire evening the spirwis of those present
seemed never to flig, and there was a marked ab-
sence of that weariness almost always attending
such gatherings.
Many thanks are due Miss Julia White, of
Hamilton, for her handsome gift to the Somerset
Wesleyan Churchi consisting of a beautiful cake,
costing in New York some eleven dollars. At 9'30
p.m., the Britannia left with the St. Georgians and
at ten p.m., the Reliance with the Ilamiltonians.
From the many kind things slid by the friends
present, and thehandsome receipts obtained (some
50) we were led to believe the "Olio" at Somerset
was an entire sucooss.


At proper intervals, during the progress of the September 17, 1881
above addresses,, the following resolutions were
carried unanimously: : '
cI unha i u h t t d MRl. EDIT)R, )EXAu Sin,--You will excuse me if
I.-That in the opinion of this meeting it is de-
sirable in the general interests of the Islands, that my note is possible yet, I wish to make t plain so as
some effort be made to improve the prospects of short as possible, yet I wish to make t plain so as
the coming season, with regard to the Crops, and to be nde. attentionood.
means taken to ascertain if a portion of them could I think it no harem to spmak or call the attention
means taken to ascertain if a portion of them could the Corporation of tlamiltoa in resp 'ct to one
not be advantageously disposed of in some of the o of the 011 Town p u pr, which is a re i
large Cities and Towns of the U. S. of America. to travellers as well as to ous lves. eat friend
to travellers as well a3 to ourselves. therefore I
II.-That with reference to resolution No. 1,it think some one should speak a good word for him,
is deemed advisable that one or two persons of ex- and not see him abused. I som:imee ill on tha
perience and integrity be selected and appointed to good old Teetotaler for a drink, so I must say
visit the principal cities in the United States likely something iin his b.half. About I months ago I
to become large customers for Bermuda Produce saw a man of colour go to the pump at the middle
and to ascertain whether agencies might not be Shed with a barrel to fill with water for the use of
established in them as well as in New York for his family, when a certain (person) crossed the
the sale of a portion of the crops the said appoint- Street and told him he could take no water from
ment to be made at a meeting convened for the there in his barrel, that it was against the Corpora-
purpose. tion Laws-the public tanks were for the use of
III.-That in order to defray the expense of the Travellers, Horses &e. A little time after I noticed
travelling agent or agents, a subscription list be a vessel being stopped from getting her supply out
opened that every one interested, directly or indi- of the public Tank and had to advance west near
reetly, in the project, may have an opportunity of the old Salt K'LttlI Ferry Landing, where they
contributing toit. found splendid ecominnodation, contrived by
With resolutions of thanks to the able Chairman, Mess- s. Trott & Co, for I the purpose of supplying
and to Mr. Daniel E. Seon, who kindly acted Fs shipping with water.
Secretary in his usual thorough manner, the meet- Now on s,!veral occasions I have noticed a steam
ing adjourned. tug come up to the dock at the middle shed, make
Of the meeting in its abstract, it can be pro- fast, attach a howe to the pamp with other end in
nounced a success. It proved that on a really se- her Boiler ; a man placed at work at the break of
rious subject, it was possible for 250 to 300 inhabi- the lump until her boilers are lilld. Now I should
tants representing every Parish, and every inter- like to know hbetcher th': Steam Tug is r-'cloned
est, to assemble, discuss, confer, and even argue, as coming under thi head of: a Traveller
without excitement or disorder, and to disperse in or a Horse. If not either I don't see why
general good will. i that poor man should have been refused taking a
The moral effect of the meeting was valuable be. barrel of water home to his family, ;r that vessel
yond calculation. Fraudulent packing there and from her supply. Certainly if the Tu" belonged to
then has received its death blow, its want of prin. the Corporation I should say nothing, but as she
ciple has been exposed to public scorn, and its is private property why should she have the use of
practice degraded. 1 the public tank more than I or my neighbor
The practical result is not yet claimed: it must should. Yours,
follow the moral result, and its earliest exponent COLD WATER,

Last Friday afternoon the second of d series of
Dingy Rades, proposed as an amusement for the
pubhc du(hring the present summer, took place in our
harbour and afforded an excellent afternoons sport
to the great crowd of spectators assembled on the
\>'htalve;3 an-1 on ( th(e vater t witness hlem. -
foro proceeding to give a detailed account of Fri-
days' racing perhaps it may not be out, of place to
say a few words on the general object held in view
by the promoters and well wishers of this national
recreation. For some time ipast there has been a
general and growing feeling that the large outlay
attendant on fitting and sailing the yachts on our
waters, and the unavoidable employment of pro.
fessional hands at exorbitant prices, has caused the

Sir R. MI. Laffan, K.C.MG;

Private letters from England state that His Excel-
lency the Governor was about to leave for the Conti.
nent and would probably remain there two months
idl then return to Bermuda.
It i. stated that on his arrival in London His Ex-
cllency's health improved rapidly, but he had been
advised to go to some watering place in Germany, fot
the benefit of the waters. Lady Laffan was unable to
accompany the Governor, but would join him shortly.

For the Royal Gazette,

.Y acUvancni J.u s t u i1orUn ruequireL U as
promptly as possible,

'Trie Steamshiip- i I Olin.Si'roia.0I

S1.v. II ,..-, iii these busy moneymaking days
Las become iho universal pastinm of iiaukiiud, an.l
to those whose health has been impaired by the
close confinement to business amid the overcrowded
population of the great cities of America and Eu-
rope, it affords a pleasant and in most cases a sure
stimulant to mind and body. Nothing can equal
the calm sweet enjoyment of drinking in day by
day the free fresh air amid the ever changing
beauties of a new and picturesque country; it stirs
up and sets to work again all the more refined and
spiritual feeling of man's noble nature which im-
perceptibly have been obliterated by the coarser
and sterner exigencies of the daily struggle for
wealth ,and fame. But to enjoy to their fullest
extent the delights we have mentioned, the mode of
travelling and means of locomotion at the com-
mand of the traveller, must be as perfect and com-
fortable as man's ingenuity can devise. To us,
then, who live in Bermuda, and by our, so to speak,
isolated position, are not in such direct and fre-
quent communication with the outer world, as our
more fortunate fellow creatures, it must be a mat-
ter of no small satisfaction to know that our means
of transport to the great continent of America are
at present, and haye for some time been, so pleas-
ant and comfortable. Of course it would be a
piece of folly to expect to see running to our little
Port of Hamilton a Steamer of the size and class as
those that cross the ocean from continent to conti.
nent, but with this one drawback we feel confident
we do not exaggerate the truth when we assert
that the comfort and welfare of passengers on board
the Flamborough" are just as carefully consider-
ed as on any other line of steamers. The untiring
watchfulness and care of her courteous and genial
Captain, his unwearied and constant attention to
the wants of those whom he has under his charge,
has won for him the golden opinions and universal
esteem of our travelling community, and it is with
sincere regret that many of us will hear that the
"Flamborough" and her popular Commander are
to be removed from this line to some other; and
we can assure Captain Whitehurst that wherever
he goes he carries with him the hearty good wish-
es of a large circle of friends in Bermuda. And it
is not the Captain alone that merits our encomiums,
for under him there are a competent and efficient
staff who emulate the example of their
doing their duty in their respective stations. The
table is always amply provided, and the menu"
is quite as choice and varied as on the ocean steam-
ers, while in our poor opinion the cooking often
surpasses that on board of other and larger passen-
ger companies. The Stewards and Stewardess are
constant and assiduous in' their attentions, the
sleeping and other accommodations all that can be
desired. Knowing this as we do, it is with feelings
of security and ease that we can bid our dear
friends and relatives good bye, confident that as far
as human forethought and care are concerned they
are in competent hands and in a safe and reliable

To the Editor of the Bermuda Royal Gazette.
Allow me, Mr. Editor, through the columns of
your paper, to tender my hearty thanks to the St.
George's and Hamilton friends for their kind aid
and patronage at the "Olio" held on the 9th inst.,
at Mangrove Bay.
It was very satisfactory to us that the evening,
which at first seemed dull, turned out so clear and
beautiful. As the moon rose Somerset put on its
best attire; every little Wan~l, point and creek
shown in the silver light, confirming beyond doubt
the opinion we have always held that Somerset was
the only part of Bermuda that could fairly lay
claim to the name Fairyland."
Every arrangement had been made by the un-
tiring efforts of the Somerset friends to make the
"Olio" a success, and about 5'30 p.m., when the
tug Britannia came steering up to the Public
Wharf bringing about one hundred happy, hun-
gry St. Georgianu's, we found our preparations were
not too extensive, for on repairing to the hall they
did ample justice to Somerset viands.
At 6-30 the steamer Reliance moved cautiously
ht rou rh the Ferr, uY to the PublWharfo as if th n

most majestic ancestral homes in England. Here, sending out two agents (as soon as the money is
in its antique seclusion, the elder brother of Lord raised to pay their expenses) to find some market
Salisbury, James Viscount Cranborne, blind from where the people will give more for produce than
his birth, pursued a few years ago his literary stu- they do in New York. Without pretending toany
dies until his death in 1865. And here also comes better claims than others, for being able to suggest
home the present earl, from time to time, out of a remedy to mitigate the evil complained of; we
the Cabinet Councils and parliamentary tumults will attempt in the next issue of this paper (if per-
of Westminster, looking a dark, feudal baron of the mission is granted) to point out a comedy which h
ancient time. may commend itself to others as well as to our.
The steamer Suevia, from Havre for New York, DEVONSHIRE.
tonni mif 4 4000 in ml alA d.S-ntme K15 1881

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high standard of Bermuda yacht racing to decay The writer of this communication was present at
and fears were entertained by the less sanguine the town Hall, in Hamilton, on the 15th instant,
andhopeful, that the time honoured amusement of as'one of the attendants of the Farmers and Mer-
our fathers would in due course dwindle down to chants meeting to consider the agricultural inter-
the mere ghost of its former glory. The unfortu- est of Bermuda. Inquiries from various persons as
nate events of our last yacht club regatta, and the to what was done at the meeting has suggested to
unpleasant relations between professionals and him the Idea of a communication to the Gazette"
amateurs to which the discussion of the questions for the information of those not present.
gave rise, precipitated matters. It soon became Of course the publication of the proceedings by
evident that unless our yacht owners could man those chosen to preside over the deliberations of
their crafts with amateur crews racing would be at the meeting will show what resolutions were A-
a standstill. In order, therefore, to provide as it adopted as well as the routine of what was done.
were a nursery for the nautical education of our In the adoption of the resolutions any and all pre-
young and only too willing hands in the noble art sent were called upon to express their sentiments.
of yacht .racing, it was proposed that frequent Considering that the weather was warm and that
dingy races be sailed under the conditions that all most of those present were compelled to stand upon
competing boats should be handled by amateur their feet for want of seats, the audience was quiet
crews, and that by this means we should shortly be and attentive. In reality there was no mistaking
able to have at our command a reserve of hardy the fact that the people were really in earnest.
practised lads, who by the experience gained in The largest crop ever made in Bermuda had been
dingies would'be able to apply that knowle lge to sold without a dollar's profit or benefit to those
advantage in the larger boats. The skill and dex- whose labour and skill had produced the crop. On
terity displayed on Friday, the pluck, the energy the contrary nine out of ten of those who made and
and excitement among the rival crews, the manly gathered the crop were loosers by the enterprise.
exercise, added to the healthy enjoyment of this At this meeting the merchant and the produce
most delightful pastime, clearly prove that the ef- raiser were looking each other hopelessly in the face.
fort'is a wholesome one, and one deserving of the Without using words to express their thoughts, the
continued support of all Bermudians. But it will farmer seemed to say as he looked the merchant in
be always well to remember that if this happy the face-I am afraid that you will not furnish
commencement is to prove a permanent success the me with supplies the coming season as my crop
expenses attendant on each contest should be as has brought nothing with which to pay up my old
small as possible. All dingy owners should learn debts.-The merchant looked as if the failure to
like Mr. Henry Masters, the owner of the victorious pay him up had left him without the means to fur-
" Reckless," to do everything for his dingy himself. nish people again with no better prospect of pay.
We were much gratified to learn that the young ing the coming season than the past. The whole
gentleman fitted and prepared his boat without story was pretty plainly written upon every-face-
professional assistance; ho made the miist, keel and to wit, that the agricultural interest of Bermuda
bowsprit, and fitted them as perfectly as any pro- was in a most perilous condition. Upon the offer-
fessi nal adept could havo done. The purse or ing of the resolutions-orator after orator came to
stakes to be sailed for should not we think be a the front to give in their several experiences in re-
matter of principal importance, and now that most gard to the GREAT ONION. Some (as their story
of our dinghies have or can obtain for the day, capi- went) had been familiar with it all their lifetime.
tal racing fittings, the glory of flying some dis- They had watched it from the seed to the plant
tinuuishing flag, or the satisfaction of being the and from the plant to the full grown vegetable.
holder for the time being of a challenge Pewter, Some were of the opinion, as set forth in their re-
should be all the incentive required, remembering marks, that the onion as a vegetable would stand
that in olden days a simple chaplet of laurel or a good spell of wet weather after it was ripe and
bay was the only reward for the most severe bodily would bear being put in boxes in a moist state and
discipline then necessary to insure success. shipped without danger of rot. Others entertain-
...... Palmaque nobilis ed a different opinion on this point and thought
Terrarum dominos evehit ad deos. that dry onions kept the best in boxes.
The weather was delightful, the wind veer- In fact many interesting, recitals were made not
ing from N.N.E. to N.E. came down the har- onlyin regard to the groWth of the onion butthepo-
bour in puffy gusts, calling out all the skill of atle and theg tomato also. Everything concerning
helmsman and pilot to keep the heavily fitted little the three great commodities of Bermuda seemed
craft afloat. In fact one aspirant from Somerset to be at the fingers end of the speakers. Indeed
after sinking his boat while trying her up there none but the most unwilling listeners could have
after getting up again towed her down to Hamil- gone away from the meeting without a pretty ac-
ton, only to bury her again shortly before the first curate knowledge of the resources of the Island for
race. The windward stakeboat, in which Mr. D. some years past growing out of these commodities.
E. Seon and Mr. C. E. Clay acted as Judges, was The Almanack itself was introduced to sustain the
stationed just by the Ice House, while the leeward accuracy of some of the statements made in reference
stake boat, carrying Mr. W. E. Talbot as starter to statistics. The Chairman of the meeting Mr.
and judge was placed off the late-Mr. Ness' resi- Trimingham in a few well chosen remarks stated
dence, one of the finest courses for spectators on very clearly and distinctly the object of the meet.
shore. The boats were started for the first race ing. Mr. Trimingham said that he was neither a
somewhere between 2 and 3, and tack by tack produce raiser nor a shipper of produce, but that
rapidly came up the harbour; on approaching the his interest and feelings were with those who had
windward stakeboat the Somerset, Reckless, Name- met here to consider and devise ways and means
less were leading the flying squadron, and rounded to save the Islands from pecuniary ruin. The pre-
on the port hand in the following order and time: sent crop year, said Mr.Trimingham, had complete.
Somerset, 1st...... 3 hrs. 27 mmin. 50sec. ly prostrated the financial condition of the growers
Reckless, 2nd.....3" 28 0 of Bermuda produce. Another year similar to the
Nameless, 3rd.....3 28 10 past, said he, would leave but few farmers able to
Challenger, 4th.....3 30 0 to meet their liabilities.
Serica, 5th..... 3 31 10 The Speakers seemed willing to meet every
Sunbeam, 6th.....3 31 47 other question except the one presented by the
As each boat rounded her crew were all alive Chairman. To this question they gave the dodge all
spreading spinnikers and away they scudded to the time. In truth and in fact it was an ugly
leeward. Rounding the leeward stakeboat on the question to grapple with. It was like butting up,
starboard hand to prevent the necessity of gybing, against a stone wall to meet such a question. The
they hauled on their wind again to stand to wind- momentous question which the Chairman con-
ward for the last time, the boats were close to- stantly tried to press upon the consideration of the
gether, several putting each other about tack for Speakers, was a plan, a scheme, a way by which
tack; favoring flaws helped some but headed others Bermudians were to realize a better price for the
off, and so the race drew to a close, the two leading next than they had realized for the past crop.
boats only having changed their positions. Not a single speaker would meet this question in
2nd turn, order and time; a direct form. It is true that most of the speak-
Reckless, 1st......4 hrs. 12 min. 50 see. ers triedin somesort of way to account for the recent
Somerset, rounded second but fouling low prices of produce. One gentleman in a well
the stakeboat she was dis- written article, abounding in statistics which he read
qualified, 4hrs. 13m. Osec. to the meeting, closed by saying that the best re-
Nameless, 2nd......4hrs. 14 min. 0 see. medy was to raise a good article for shipment adn
Challenger, 3rd......4 14 45 but little of it. This proposition of course could
Serica, 4th....4 20 0 not be successfully controverted by any one. But
Sunbeam, 5th "...4 21 5 it would be about as hard to get a doctor to take
one of his own pills as to get the people to follow
The Somerset on her first time to windward close this advice. In England once when the straw-
to the windward stakeboat unfortunately fouled the berry raiser had ruined the market by over-rop
Recklesss, striking her squaresail boom wihlst run- ing ; they had a meeting-of strawberry raisers to
ning under her lee, and perhaps this little contre- consider ways for restoring former prices. One
temps made them careless at the finish. After of the most sagacious among them finally fell upon
what seemed too long a delay and too late in the the plan of binding every grower of strawberries
evening to allow of the race being finished by day- by the strongest moral obligations to raise the next
light, tne second race was started, and as the wind season just half the quantity previously raised by
had gradually died away to light and baffling airs, him. Every strawberry raiser expected each and
the boats took a long time to get to the stake- all to abide by his obligation except himself,
boat, which they rounded in the following order and seeing that only half a crop was to be raised
and time: I each one determined to make a fortune out of
Daring, 1st .... 6 hours 0 min. 0 see. one crop and then to retire from the business.
Ariel, 2nd...6 10 The consequence was that every man raised a
Clytie, 3rd....6 0 40 double crop and strawberries had no price.
Stephanotis4th....6 0 50 Another Speaker said that if only half of the
Attempt, 5th .... 6 5" 45" crop had been saved that the one half would have
Serica, 6th....6 6 0 brought more money than the whole crop did.
It was too dark for us to see the incidents of the But he soon destroyed the effect of this argument
rest of the race, but after a weary waiting amid by trying to show and to establish the fact that a
the gathering gloom, we could just make out that considerable portion of the crop, especially the lat-
the Daring rounded first, closely followed by the ter part of the crop, was destroyed and lost by wet
Ariel, which in turn was attended by the Stephan- weather and exposure, which he said had helped to
otis, we waited for no more, but warned by the bring about low prices. If the speaker was right
Trinity bell and our own sharpened appetite hur- in his first view, to wit, that half a crop would
ried home, have brought more money than the whole crop; it
is difficult to see the force of his other argument.
The Marquis of Salisbury, the decendaut of Lord But extemporaneous arguments are seldom logical
Burleigh, the leader of the British Tories of to-day, and it requires an experienced speaker not to cross
is described as tall, massive, dark, with a superbly his own path sometimes. One of the Resolutions
chiselled, capacious head, a pallid face outlined adopted by the meeting provides for two travellers
with a fringe of black beard, and a manner easy and to visit foreign lands to hunt up new customers to
commanding, as befits the last descendant of the buy our onions the coming season.
Cecils. He lives after a manner becoming his an- The meeting finally closed without any appoint.
cestors. Hatfield House may be called literally a ment for a future gathering. We heard no plan
regal residence. It was a seat of the Tudor kings suggested to meet the necessities of the occasion
before Elizabeth. Magnified and embellished by or to solve the problem of better pricesin future for
James's minister, the second Cicil, it became what it Bermuda Produce. The only thing which the
has remained through three centuries-one of the meeting really did on this point was to suggest the


LVVA VUA dwvtt)VVV ILI gulu.


Septombbt 1-j 1881.


oup umuor 1, 1 01.,


rTo tie Editor of Royal Gazette. For the Royal Gazelle. CotToN GOODS FOR THE UNITED STATES.-The
THE PUBLIC MEETING OF THE 15TH INST. Dear Mr. Editor, Americans cannot produce cotton goods cheaper than
Sbear' Sir,-Allow me to drawv the attention df On Thursday last, being the day appointed by Pub. the English. But for the protective tariff England
your numerous readers and the Public generally to lie advertisement for the meeting of the Merchants would supply the American marit almost wholly. s
a few facts which were placed so prominently be. and Planters for the purpose of considering and dis- and iu the face of the tariff English cottons are ship-
S fore us by the discussion at the above meeting. It using matters concerning the pregont and future ped tothe States in larger quantities than the States
is not my intention to give a detailed account of the projects ot our Islands produce ; and before te ex port to all the markets open to them, England in-
proceeedings, for that no doubt will be portrayed by hour appointed, persons began to assemble from all eluded. Last year, indeed, th Unitd Stats import-
a far more able pen than mine. The meeting was parts of the country in the Town Hall, Hamilton, to ed from England much more cottr manufactures
called "for discussing the disastrous results of this represent their own and their neighbours welfare. than they reported to the wholewarld.-.alifax, N..
year's crop and improving the prospects of the comr- Shortly after 2 p. m. an Honorable gentleman ronic .
8ig season." Now, as to the disastrous results," it who kindly consented to take the chair, set forth at
was pretty plainly shown that the chief trouble lays some length the present position of our Farming THI HORSE-POWER or TUE WORLD.-It has been
at our own doors. I have always attributed the Commerce and drawing comparisons, the past with estimated that, in 1878, on the 270,000 miles of
C disastrous results" chiefly, I might almost say the future prospects of our Farming finances, clearly railroad, there were at work 150,000 locomotives,
wholly to-two causes-over-production and bad showing that he had taken no little interest in the of an aggregate 30,000,000 horse-power, while the
packing; and this theory was fully sustained by the welfare of the community at large; and bringing total number of engines amounted to 46,000,000
voice of the Public Meeting. Now, the question of home to the minds of every one present certain facts, horse-power. Taking the nominal horsepower at
over-production will present itself in a variety of although known to all, never before thoroughly rea- an effective force equal to that of three horses, and
phases, and much might be said pro and con, but let lized. The interchange of ideas was fully (discussed the work of a horse as equal to that of seven men,
me say at the outset that I do not wish to advocate and it is to be hoped that some good may result It will be seen that the steam-engines represent the
any retrogression as to less acreage, but to advocate therefrom. force of nearly 1,000,000,000 men, which is more
a more balanced system for our different produc- My lot in life, Mr. Editor, has been for nearly than double the amount of workers on the face of
tions, or to use an old motto, don't put all your forty years that of a Planter in Bermuda, and at no the globe. The steam engine, which is fed by coal,
eggs in one basket." The disastrous results of this one time in that long series of years, have I seen such a has, therefore, tripled the productive power of man.
year's crop of onions had its germ in thesimplefact, dead lock as is now presented to us as to the future. 1
that last year's crop fetched upwards of five shil- In order that matters may be thought over and dis- An Inquisition was held at Riddle's Bay, Warwick
lings per box on an average, consequently every cussed before the evil day arrives, I will endeavour Parish, on the 12th instant, before Charles C. Keane,
body became infatuated, went into onions, raised to give my views on the subject of retrenchment and Esqr?, Coroner, on view of the body of George Carson,
more than double the average crop and sold them improvement, although crude, may set wiser men a native of England, who. on the previous evening,
for less than half the average price of last year; or, thinking, in a fit of insanity, threw himr.self into the sea and was
in other words, we sold 185,000 boxes last year at To begin with the sheds in the Town of Hamilton: drowned.-Verdict accordingly.
about 5/6 per box, which left us a clear profit of -Shed Tax only half penny per box onions, one --
upwards ot 185,000 shillings, and this year we sold penny per bbl. potatoes and one penny per ten boxes A bottle, which was picked up on the Shore North
350,000 boxes which have left us, at the lowest cal- tomatoes; yet the Corporation of Hamilton have of the Royal Naval Hospital, on the morning of the
culation 350,000 shillings in debt. The want of h,,aed the neat sum of between eight and nine hun- 10th instant by Mr. James Fubler, has been sent to
tonnage to convey this double crop to market is but drel pounds out of the planters pockets this season us by the finder. This bottle contained a paper on which
natural outcome of this over-prToduction, and I epensett ouht im y p inin not toeis sas, something had been written but the writing has be-
natural outcome o is oer an I n expense that ought in my opinion not to exist as come almost wholly illegible. The bottle is about
believe with many others that all our onions would the dues on imports is quite sufficient to keep them quart size of light green shade and with a few small
have "gone through and paid their way" if they in good working order, they having been put up at barnacles on it, rather proving that it has not been
could have been shipped as regularly as they came the expense of the Colony and made over to the Cor- long in the water.
forward, and-what is of far greater importance- pration of Hamilton in exchange for two lots of
f they Ihad been carefully and honestly packed. Thi land which in no way could be utilized to advantage. MOVEMENTS OF COMPANIES OF THE ROYAL
dishonesty at first, and later on the carelessness That being the case, one Clerk with two hired men IRISH RIFLES -On Tuesday last, 13th inst., "D"
were never more apparent than during the past could attend the receiving and shipping during the Company, R.I.R., commanded by Captain E. J.
season. Onions at first were pulled half ?-no, not I Crop Season at half per cent, instead of four and five Harris, went to Ireland Island from Prospect to re-
quarter grown-cut as- soon as pulled, which is a per cent that we now have to pay, giving him for such lieve "A" Company, commanded by Captain F. R
svery great mistakand by the timcause they arrive in surthe New services between two and three hundred pounds for C. Crofton, which Company when relieved proceeded
"sprout, and by the time they arrive obtain the New the season; and last, and most important of all, we to Warwick for the purpose of going through a
York market they merit and obtain the name of ouaht and must have a Public Inspector A man course of musketry instruction-when finished it
fall, and then packers become careless, get them well paid, and one that would care neither for frowns will be stationed at Prospect Camp.
fall and then packers becomele or threats, and by having such a man one quarter of
backed as chewill not ake the troubleand to cart them under the produce that now finds its way into foreign ELECTRIC LiGHrT.-There was a beautiful dis-
shelter. It was a common thing during the pat markets would then be consigned to the manure heap. play of Electric Lights by the Royal Enginrers
season to see boxes of onions remain exposed week The number of transient planters now in our Island stationed at Boaz Island on the night of Friday
after week on the ground, and under trees and who have nothing at stake and whose wish is only for last. We were on the North Shore near the FI,atts
hedges after they were packed n the present, requires that something should be done Village when we first saw them, and afterwards as
"There are other causes tending towards these and that promptly. Trusting you will excuse roy we passed up on the Southern Side of Devonshire.
Disastrous results," and not the least of these are thus intruding, Everything for some miles, where the Light was
the exorbitant charges, seldom less than 40 per I ask to remain, Yours, thrown, was made distinct.
cent of the price realized in the New York market. A SPECTATOR. --
The freight is about double the rate of what it ought September 19, 1881. ANY A Supplement of three Col-
to be, or what it could be done for. Tomatoes pay umns accompanies this issue of the Gazette.-
22 cents per cubic oot in golden s are shut during the The dory LITTLE WESTERN," from London for It contains the proceedings of the Honorable
thatcrop season cabin passengllers commission is 10 per t New York, arrived at Halifax on the 2nd inst. She the Legislative Council of the 1t3th inst., and
which means as much and sometimes more for half Lad on board two men only, Fred Norman and of the Honorable House of Assembly on the
an hours work than the producer gets for half a George Thomas, the latter a Haligonian. They 16th and 19th insts., and a summary from the
year. reported heavy weather on the whole passage, with West India papers received by the "Alpha."
Now, as to improving the prospects of the coming a succession of Westerly gales. They were 75 days
season I will merely say-I am hopeful-but I from London, which Port they left on the 14th of BIRTH, at Prospect on the 15th inst., the WIFE of
think we stand quite as much in need of missionaries? June last. They have been dismasted, carried away Sergt. J. Smith (N. C. O., Superintending Military
at home as we do of missionaries abroad. It is very their stern, three times their main-boom, and lost Telegraphs) ofa Son.
doubtful whether rotten onions will sell any better drogue, cable, squaresail yard end and fore hatch, be- Paget Prish, n the 15th inst Ms.
in Chicago than they have sold in London. The sides theirdtittle craft has been leaking at the rate of. WILLIA. NATHANIEL WAINWRIOHT, of a DAUGHTER.
whole success will depend on packing a decent and four inches per hour. When she arrived at Poinst IsW f E
merchantable article. IMichaud her bottom was covered with barnacles and r-,- -, M,
PLANTER. arass over a foot long. fHercrew are in comparative- DIED, at 2 Alfred Terrace, Ireland Island, Sept.
PLANTER. ly good condition, although they found it difficult to 13th, MARY, the beloved wife of A. T. D. Nwvleton.
September 19th, 1881. walk on landing. She was to leave Halifax for New ........., suddenly of Pneumonia, on the 2nd inst., at
York without being scraped. They would like to ex- the residence of her brother. Matson Williams, Esq.,
hibit her in the rough at that place. Mount Hope, New Jersey, U.S.A., HELEN DARLING
A. 0. F. HAYWARD, in the 33rd year of her age ; leaving a
Very pleasant Entertainments were given at the husband, two children, two brothers and many relatives
Theatre Royal, Ireland Island, on Friday and Sat- DIGGING BY STEAM. and friends to mourn their great loss.
urday, the 9th and 10th instant, by the "Foresters' Where labourers and workmen are continually "Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called
Amateur Dramatic Club" of Court Bermuda; they striking for an increase in their rate of wages-even the children of God."
were rewarded for their efforts by having two Bum- when, as has occurred recently at Goulburn, N S.W., -
per Houses, and being patronized by the worthy they are in receipt of no less than 12s. per day of
Captain Superintendent of Naval Establishments, eight hours-it is not surprising that mechanical in- A -B. Club R ace.
Their Programme was admirably arranged and well ventiveness is stimulated in its efforts to supplant
carried out. The performance on Saturday rather manual labour by machinery. One of the most re- TT
exceeding that on Friday, acquired by becoming ac- cent evidences of activity in this direction is the There Will be an UNFITTED RACE
customer to the Public. The Drama Introduced steam digger," which, first making its appearance Over an Old Bermuda Course, in the
was "Maria Martin," or the Murder in the Red at the Carlisle Show of the Royal Agricultural So- Great Sound,
Barn. The characters were well selected and ren- ciety last year, has since then been subjected to
dered in a very creditable manner. Wm. Corder practical trial. The inventors claim that the steam O n F R ID A Y next
and Farmer Martin were very ably impersonated; digger can dig an acre of ground in one hour at aL l
Corder appeared the very ideal of the real revenger cost of 5s.; in other words, that it can do work 23rd Instant,
(this part having been committed to memory in a equal to the labour of 170 men in a day, or of one To be sailed with Amateur Crews and to be
portion of one week only.) F'armer Martin acted man in seven months, which labour would at ordin-. To besailed with Amateur Crews a to be
with feeling and pathos; Lee, the Detective, was ary rates represent an expenditure of 21. Comn- started at 1 p.m.
admirably performed, with all the ingenuity applic- pared with the cost of ploughing, the digger give Boats to be entered on or before Wednesday
able to said Office; while Thimothy Bobbin and the following results:-To plough ten acres in one 21st Instant.
Johnny Rau were very amusing, holding the audi- day with the familiar boise plough would require M. S. HUNT,
ence with constant titter, coming in as it were to ten men and ten boys and thirty horses, at a cost of t i
the relief of the plaintive scene. Maria Martin, 6 and the estimated cost of similar work with the Secy. to Sailing Committee.
Anne Martin and Dame, were all played with talent, steam-plongh is 41. 5s., while the steam digger un- September 17, 1881.
Maria especially being particularly noticeable for dertakes to perform the same amount of labour far
the earnest manner by which the feelings were 2 7s. It is also claimed that the machine produces 1N" O' f l F
actuated, superior cultivation, and that the "motor,'" when L .' i i L:.J,
The Interlude was rendered by S6ngs,Recitatiohs not employed mn digging, may be used for other farm
and Reading (Historical Sketch) the Recitor preyov- purposes, such as threshing and grinding. Recent The Undersigned expects to re-
ing his ability. The fascinating swell was very public trials of the steam digger show that the ma- ceive in all next month
ably impersonated, looking the beau ideal of the chine will dig to any depth down to a foot. In work- i
real swell; this Song was well rendered and met I ing, a number of sharp pointed spades are setin moe- IllS USUAL SUPPLY OF'
with applause and an encore, "The UnionZJack of tion, digging into the earth and turning over the r
Old England," and "Once More Harry" being very soil as cleanly and evenly as the most practised la- 0 iOn and lomato B1 ox
well sung and loudly encored. beourer. A space twenty-one feet in breadth is dug *
The Farce The Stage Struck Clerk," was very at a lime; but the machine, when travelling along fJia tcia
successful each member playing his part with pre- the roads, can be turned round "end on," and pass ) P
visionn and taste, along any ordinary thoroughfare. On the vast areas SE E I) POT A '0 E S,
A selection of very pleasant and appropriate mu- of land in Australia, Canada, Cape Colony, News FISH G U A NO, & ., &c.
sic being performed by Members of the Club. They Zealand, and Qther of our Colonies where labour is
are certainly deserving of great credit for the selec- scarce such a machine would be invaluable. It is All of which will be disposed of at very low
tion and performance of such pleasant strains, equally efficacious on wet, dry, or even frost-bound rates.
This being the first appearance of the abovenamed soil.-Colonies and India. F RROW
Club, we congratulate them on their success and JOHN F. BUl YRO'WS.
hope that we may frequently have the pleasure of
witnessing their performance before the Public. BRITISH AMERICAN ExroRTs.-The Exports for llamilton, 19,h September, 1881.-1
CRITIC. the year ended June 80 from Victoria, B.C., Col
amounted in value to $2,100,000, including the Colonis copy.
P.S.-It is rumored that they are going to per- lumber exports. The value of the coal exported
form at Somerset shortly, if so, I hope they will be was $739,000; gold dust, 8576,000; fish, $392,000; A CiAD I
rewarded with two such houses as they were favored furs $287,000. These figures show a gratifying *. J -JJ
with at Ireland Island. and steady increase in the export trade. ___._

prominent Liberal statesmen have incidentally fur-
nished the public with definitions of Liberalism, and
in doing so, have for the moment, by a curiosity of
fate exchanged roles in the matter of literary expres- I
sion. In more than one speech Mr. Gladstone has,
with a brevity and point that recall Lord Sherbrooke,
said in substance that Liberalism is trust of the
people tempered by prudence, Conservatism distrust
of the people tempered by fear." At a Colston ban-
quet, rather more than four years ago Lord Sher-
brooke, then Mr. Lowe, with a copiousness usually
regarded as a characretistic of the Premier, gave four
notes of a true Liberal. II was a man who, first,
hoped more from the good that is in human nature
than he feared from its evil; secondly, looked to the
embodiment of great principles in legislation rather
than to the manipulation of details by rule of thumb ;
thirdly; subordinated, personal, sectional and local to
national interests, and, fourthly, respected institutions
not because they were, but because they ought to be.
Liberalism, in' short, according to Lord Sherbrooke
works from faith in human nature, by means of gen-
eral principles, in behalf of universal interests, and
toward an ideal standard. Conservatism, he implies,
may be conceived by reversing this picture.-Kine.
,eenth Century.

Great progress has been made within a few
years in manufacturing food products, and the
standard of quality has been raised to a point far
beyond that which formerly obtained. We claim
that this has, to a considerable extent, been due
to our efforts ; as the Largest Manufacturers and
Dealers in the world in this line, we consider it
our interest to manufacture only PURE and WHOLE-
SOME goods, and pack them in a tidy and attrac-
tive manner. All goods bearing our name ar
guaranteed to be of superior quality, and dale
are authorized to refund the purchase price in
any case where customers have cause for dissa-
tisfaction. It is, therefore, to the interest of both
dealers and consumers to use THURBER'S
H. K. & F. B. THURBER & CO.,
Importers, Manufacturers and Dealers in all
varieties of Food Pioducts,
PS.-Our goods are for sale by Most Grocers,
and all will get them if requested to do so.-6m.

G eo o1 mIT IocD (3 1
General Commission Merchant, 12,
Old Slip, New York.
Special attention given to Foreign Orders and
Bermuda Agent,
46 & 47 Front Street.
Hamilton, Sept. 19, 1881.-4 ins.

Off the West End, 4 miles West of the Church,
on Monday, the 12th instant,
A Wire Fishpot,
The funnel crushed-no buoy attached.
The Owner can have the same by proving
property and paying expenses.
Waiwick Parish, East End,
September 20, 1881.

I am.Instructed to Sell,
At Public Auction,

Hamilton, Bermuda, September 17,
T 0 *r j

ON THE SPOT, at 12 o'clock, information vvanteu u
This day. Tuesday, Of one MR. DESIRE GODET,(son
Sd. J of the Late Francis Desire Godet, Esq.,
20th Instant, Councillor of the Sovereign Council of the Il-
= THE COTTAGE or Tenement with land of Guadaloupe, living at the quarter of
the PARCEL OF LAND near the Capesterre, Parish of St. Hyacenth,) who left
Flatts Hill, in Smith's Parish, where- Guadaloupe after 1819, to live at St. Geoge'
on it is erected, containing one rood and four- or any otper Town of the Bermudas." He
teen perches or thereabouts ; bounded North- visited Guadaloupe in January 186?, since
early by Land ofthe Heirs or Devisees of John which his relations have heard nothing of him.
Outerbridge, deceased; Easterly by Land of As this enquiry has reference to a large
Eliza, the Widow of the said John Outerbridge, sum of money, any information relative to the
deceased; Southerly by Land of the Devisees said Desire Godet, will be gladly received by
of William Edward Zuill, deceased, and Wes- A
terly by Land of Henry Thomas Tucker and of DONALD M'PHEE LEE,
William A. Taylor. Vice Consul for France at

Hamilton, Sept. 20th, 1881.-4 3p

In front of Our Stores,
At 12 o'clock, M.,.

On Thursday next,
22nd Instant,
Part Cargo of the Schr. "Maggie,"
from Halifax, N. S.,
8, 000 FEET Spruce Pine 1 inch
150 Bdls Four Feet LATHS
700 Five Feet PICKETS
20 Dozen Corn BROOMS
100 Bushels Heavy Black OATS
4 Half Boxes CODFISH
10,000 Lbs. FIREWOOD
15 Boxes Halifax Crown SOAP

And Immediately after,
B 10 Bls. Pilot BREAD
6 Half Chests Oolong TEA
25 Boxes Superior SEGARS
8 Tubs New York BUTTER
3 Boxes Cattle FOOD
1 Box Window GLASS
2000 Red BRICKS
6 Pieces White Cotton DRILL
3 Cases Canned FRUIT
A small quantity of Household


Hamilton, September 19, 1881.


The Friends of Tucker's Town
Will give a CONCERT
On Thursday Evening,
29th Inst.
A Daq School House.
Tickets 1/-
Tuckers Town, Sept. 19, 1881.-2p.

Wanted for Paget Parish.


Male or Female,
Qualified to conduct a School for White Child-
ren, under the direction of the Board of Edu-
Applications stating qualifications and en-
closing references may be addressed to the
undersigned who will give all necessary in-
formation as to salary and locality.
Paget, 10th Sept., 1881-2 3p.


T 8HOSE Parties who engaged
Onion Seed fromt he Undersigned, will
please call early and secure the same, as my
supply is very limited.
Hamilton, 19th Sept., 1831.-twice 3p.

quality, delivered to order.
63 Front Street.
Hamilton, 19th September, 1881.-1 month.

Knud Anderson, Richard Bean, Robert Bean,
Thomas J p3ear, Saml Block, Joseph Bendall, Wm
Bean, Arthur Busby, H A Butteifield, John M
Casino, R Carlson, Dorothea Dickinsor, Frazer
Deshield, W F Davis, John Emanuelhon, Antonio
D Fereira, Henry T Frith, B G Gilbert, Manoel S
Gonwalves, Louise Harrison, J A Holt, Brigt J
Howland, John M Jones, R 11 Jones, Albert Lam-
bert, Senor Miguel, Mr. Muit, Manoel J Machado,
Manoel Tavaves de Moura, Daniel S Outerbridg.,
Antonio J Penque, Sarah Packwood, Frances Rob-
inson, B P Richardson,Wm Robinson, Peter Smith,
11 R Spearmin, A W 0 Steele, Moses Saun-
ders, Moses Sunderland, Dinah J Smith, Joseph P
Silva, W H Simmons, Emilia Ado Silva, John G
Smith, Chas Scott, Gcorge Symonds, G V Story,
Sch Hattie E. Smith, Susan E Stone, Benjamin
Trott, F M 'Trimingham, Ellen Whatson, Ann
Williams, George Woolwridge.
FICE ST. GEORGES, Sept. 17, 1881.
Normet S Blanchard, J. Carlton, Patrick Magiel,
. William Pickering.

For Sale,
About 4 acres of Good

On War Department Land at Boaz.
Purchaser to cut and remove it.
For information apply to CoMMIsSARIAT
A. C. G.,
Senior Commissariat Officer.
Hamilton, September 20th, 1881.-1

Notice concerning claims
for Cargo delivery.
THE UNDERSIGNED respectfully request
that no Claim for short cargo or for
breakage shall be delayed longer than 10 days
after the arrival of the Steamer bringing the-
To facilitate prompt presentation of Claims
the Warehouse will be cleared, and all Goods
remaining will be stored, at the expense of
SConsignees, on the Tuesday afternoons of the
week succeeding the arrival of the fortnightly
The Claims, when found correct, are pay-
able immediately in cash by
Agents of the Quebec Steamship
Hamilton, 20th September, 1881.-2 3p
Colonist" twice 3rd page.


Just Received per Schr. Maggie,
from Halifax,

Early Rose Potatoes,
And for Sale by
Hiamilton, Sept. 20th, 1881.-1


rTHE Undersigned has just re-
ceived, per LI LLY," from rTurks' Is-
&e., &c.
The above Cargo will be sold cheap for
Front Street, Hamilton,
Sept. 20, 1881.


For Sale by the Subscriber, whole.
sale and retail.
Granulated DITTO
Vacuum PAN, White and Straw Colour
Muscovado DITTO (Choice)
BAGS RICE, Just Received.
Hamilton, September 13, 1881.-3 3p

For Sale.

As a whole or in lots to suit pur.

fle N#ote -
and northern portion of
the LAND (8 acres or thereabouts),
In Warwick Parish recently occupied by, Mr.
For theMorgages.
30thAugust, 1881.-3p tf

To be Let.
= A Comfortable
Containing 5 rooms-with Verandah and Small
Garden, in the Town of Hamilton.
Possession can be given on lIt October.
A COACH HOUSE and StabUltg
for two horses.
Apply to
Hamilton, Sept 20th, 1881.-once,


A correspondent writes to ask us what the true
origin was of the Order of the Garter. No his-
torian worthy of the name has ever pretended to
feel sure of the precise truth as to the origin of this
order. What Gibbon says about the alleged trans-
formation "of the infamous George of Cappa-
docia" into the renowned St. George of the Gar-
ter" must be said of the most plausible account
ever yet given of the circumstances connected with
the institution of the Garter itself-it may be "ex.
tremely probable but it cannot be taken to be ab-
solutely certain." The-one thing positively known
about the Order of the Garter is that it was found-
ed by Edwart III., the most splendid and chival-
rous of the Plantagenets. It is altogether lik ely
that It was founded by him as a measure of poll cy,
his object being to attract into his own service as
many as possible of the brilliant fighting cha-
racters of Europe, for whom his enemy, Philip of
Valois, King of France, was steadily bidding
against him, so to speak, in the open market of chi-
valry. In the middle of the fourteenth century the
passion for chivalry was as much the dominant pas-
sion of the day in Europe as the passion for specu-
lation is in our own time. The Romance of King
Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table in-
flamed the imaginations of men alike on the Conti-
nent and In England. Edward III. established at
Windsor in 1344 a round table for 150 knights, to
which he Invited the nobility and chivalry of all
Europe. Queen Philippa, with 300 English ladies
arrayed in dresses all of one fashion, welcomed the
visitors, and attended the tournaments held in
their honor. But Philip of Valois immediately es-
tablished a rival round table at Paris, to which
the knights of the Continent found it easier and
more agreeable to resort than to Edward's festival
acres the Channel. The English Prince seems
thereupon to have given up the notion of recruiting
hil chivalry and to have determined to organize an
order altogether his own for the encouragement of
bhlvalry in England, and so founded his fraternity
of the "Knights of the Blue Garter," an order to
be devoted to the service of God and of the ladies
...religion and gallantry making the very essence of
the true spirit of chivalry. This was expressed in
the original devices of the order-the red cross and
the blue garter. Charles I. for some mysterious
reason converted the red cross into an eight-pointed
&liver star, thereby obscuring the original intent
of the Institution. The defiant motto of Honi
solt qui mal y pense" inscribed upon the garter
was undoubtedly devised by Edward himself,
and appears to have been adopted by. him us
a challenge to his rival of France, who regarded
the institution with dissatisfaction and made sar-
castic and malicious comments upon it after the
manner of his nation. The famous story about the S
Countess of Salisbury very probably originated at bi
the Ccurt of Philip of Valois, though Froissart, ge
who was a great gossip, says nothing about it in S-
the account which he gives of Edward's very pro- di
nounced flirtation with the Countess. From all b
witch our correspondent may draw the inference, w
which we believe will be a just inference, that the ci
Order of the Garter was originally intended to be, s
In King Edward's own language, a spur in the 1
profession of virtue" rather than a gaud on the fe
breast of ambition. tr
From the Ottawa (Canada) Free Press.
In this city some 13 years since there occurred a
ease in which a boy's liver was severely wounded
and yet the patient recovered. When Mr. W. C
Perkins. barrister, of this city, was 15 years old h. R
was, while working in one of the large saw-mills a
Chaudiere, overbalanced by the accidental thrust o
a truck cart, and thrown right forward on a circu- b
)ar butting saw of about 16 inches in diameter. His ki
right arm was instantaneously out off about two m
inches above the elbow. One of the mill hands see.- a
ing the boy's danger, seized hold of him while in the sl
act of falling, in the vain endeavor to save him, but ti,
not before the saw had inflicted a frightful wound re
in the lower part of the right side of the chest, of
about 9 inches in length, cutting completely through
the eighth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh ribs, laying
open the, cavity of the pleura, (without however
wounding the lung) thence finding its way through
the diaphragm into the cavity of the abdomen, and
finally wounding the convex surface of the liver to
the extent of about four inches superficially, and to B
the depth of one inch at the deepest part, as mea- 1
sured in the periphery of the saw. When visited by
the doctor the wound in the side was gaping about It
three inches wide and was partially dammed or w
plugged up by the liver, which exhibited the inci-
sion upon its surface. The next day he was sur-
prisingly well, and in seven weeks was able to walk
about, the wound being almost entirely healed. Dr. m
Hill, who attended him, says, within the limits of D
a tolerably extensive practice, this is the first case I
have met with of such extensive injury of the liver," T
and he looks upon the case as a unique one in every b

1 1 1 ii I 11 I i -, -


United States Mail Steamers.


WYOMING sails Tuesday August 16, at 10 a.m.
ARIZONA sails Tuesday August 23, at 4 p.m.
WISCONSIN sails Tuesday Aug., 30, at 8 a.m.
N EVA )A sails Tuesday September 6, at 3p.m.
ABYSSINIA sails Tuesday September 13, at
9 a.m.
\ YOMING sails Tuesday September 20 at 3
AKIZONA sails Tuesday, September 27, at 7
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Traae, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew -
ardesses. The Saloon Accom modat ionsare un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
!aloon, thus securing that great comfort in
o, ean travel, perfect ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Hath Room and Piano on
each Steamer.
The U. S.Mail Steamer Flamborough" from
Bermuda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New
York on Mondays, and Passengers' baggage can
ihe transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer
bailing next day.
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, July 28, 1881.
ASK your Grocer for a Cake of PRIDE OF
THE KITCHEN, for scouring and clean-
ing. It is better than Sapilio, and only about
half the price,





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To all who suffer from Headache. A Full Weight, Pure Condensed

ELECTRIC HAIR BRUSH W~F offer, under the above brand, a full
Always on hand at the Store of weight, pure, natural milk, condensed by
evaporation, and granulated sugar added in order
A. R. THOMPSON, to perfectly preserve. Five (5) parts of water
Sole Agent. added to one of milk will reduce it to the aver-
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T' HE Undersigned respectfully directs the
attention of the MERCHANTS OF
BERMUDA to the fact that for some years past
he has been connected with the Hlouse of
H1-. & F. B. Thurber & Co.,
Exporters, Importers and Manufacturers ot Food
West Broadway, Reade and Hudson Streets,
New York City,
And during that time has attended personally to
the execution of Bermuda Orders, so that he is
practically familiar with the wants of that Island
in all that relates to Food Products and Gro-
ceries generally.
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Supplement to the Bermuda Royal Gazette, September 20, 1881.


Proceedings of the Honorable Legislative

Friday, 16th September, 1881.-Pursuant to ad-
journment the House met.
Present-His Honor Josiah Rees, Chief Justice.,
The Honorable A. J. Musson,
Wm. H. Gosling,
James H. Trimingham,
9" James Tucker, Recr. Genl.,
1" R. E. Webster, Col. Secty.
A Resolve providing the sum of 50 to defray
the cost of surveying the Channel leading into Cas-
tle Harbor, was brought up from the House of As-
sembly and read a first time.
The Resolve voting the sum of 30 to Mr. S. S.
Toddings for reporting the Debates of the House of
Assembly during the present Session, was read the
second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. W. H. Gosling in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without a-
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve providing the further sum of 20
for improving and widening the Road near the
Public Wharf in Paget Parish, was read the second
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. H. Trimingham in the Chair.
The Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without a-
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve voting the sum of 50 to defray the
cost of surveying the approaches and Channels to
St. George's Harbor, was read the second time.
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. J. Tucker in the Chair.
The Committee ro3e.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported the Resolve without a-
The House adopted the Report.
The Resolve providing the sum of 146 for build-
ing a Public Wharf at Spithead" on the North
shore of Warwick Parish, was read the second
The House went into Committee thereon.
The Hon. R. E. Webster in the Chair.
On motion the Committee rose.
The House resumed.
The Chairman reported progress and obtained
leave to sit again.
Ordered, that the following Message be sent to
His Honor the Acting Governor-the same to be
delivered by the Hon. R. E. Webster:-
May it please your Honor;
I am directed by the Legislative Council res-
pectfully to request that your Honor will be pleased
to cause a Report to be furnished, for the informa-
tion of the Council, as to the cost of the proposed
Wharf at" Spithead" on the North shore of War-
wick Parish, and of the cost of the necessary land
required to be taken up for the approaches thereto.
Council Chamber, 16th September, 1881.
Adjourned to Tuesday next, the 20th instant, at
11-830, a.m.


Abstract of the Proceedings of the Honorable
Hosse of Assembly.
Friday, 16th September, 1881.-The Petition of
David Wilmott praying the allowance of the Im-
migration bonus was read and Committed.
Mr. J. W. Pearman in the Chair.
Mr. Harvey moved that the prayer of the Pe-
tition be granted, which was agreed to.
The House resumed and adopted the Resolution
of the Committee.
On suspension of the ten day rule-The Bill en-
titled An Act to provide a Steam Ferry between
the Salt Kettle and the Town of Hamilton," was
read a third time and passed.
On suspension of the ten day rule-The Bill en-
titled "An Act to restrict the use of fishing Nets"
was read a third time.
Mr. Hayward moved that the Bill do pass.
Mr. Hayward with leave withdrew his motion.
Dr. Outerbridge moved that the words turtle
net" in the fifth line of the 1st Section, "of meshes
not less than four inches from knot to knot" be in-
serted-which was affirmed, the Attorney General
Ordered on motion of the Attorney General, that
a message be sent to His Honor the Acting Gover.
nor to inform him that there is no further business
requiring the attention of this House.
And a similar message to the Legislative Coun-
Mr. Harvey introduced a Resolve granting the
Immigration bonus to David Wilmott-which was
read a first time, and the rule being suspended, it
was read a second time and Committed.
Mr. W. S. Masters in the Chair.
The Attorney General moved that the Commit-
tee rise and report progress with a view to obtain-
ing further evidence as to the Petitioner's having
served for 2 years in these Islands as a farm serv-
ant or domestic servant-which was agreed to.
The House resumed.
The Chairman obtained leave to sit again.
Adjourned to Monday next.

A Monday, 19th September.-The Resolve granting
S the Immigration bonus to David Wilmott, was a-
gain committed.
Mr. W. S. Masters in the Chair.
Mr. Harvey moved that the Resolve granting a
bonus to David Wilmott be adopted, which was
agreed to.
The House resumed.

The Chairman reported the Resolve with the
blank filled up, and it was adopted and ordered to
be engrossed, and having been engrossed and the
rule suspended, it was read a third time and
Mr. Wadson moved that the following Message
be sent to His Honor the Acting Governor :-
May it please your Honor:
The House of Assembly having considered with
great care the Reports and Statements of the Re-
ceiver General on the financial state of the Trea-
sury, forwarded to the House by His Excellency
the Governor, and its ability to meet the several
items of Expenditure, voted in its Annual Esti-
mates, are desirous that the accompanying Finan-
cial statement may be laid before the Right Hon-
orable the Secretary of State for the Colonies; and
respectfully request that your Honor will be pleased
to transmit the same, in order that his Lordship
may be in possession of the facts thereby set forth.
This abstract statement of our financial system
for the years ending March 31st, 1878, '79, and '80,
is exhibited in support of the practice of the House
of Assembly, showing that in no instance has it
been thought advisable to impose taxation on the
people for a greater amount of liabilities than
would be needed for the then current year (which

provision has been approved of by His Excellency
the present Governor as shown in paragraphs No.
51 and 52 of his dispatch to the Right Honble. the
Secretary of State for the Colonies, No. 79, 1880.)
Amount appropriated in Com-
mittee of Supply on 13th
June, 1877 25837 0 0
Including 1500 part of Lia-
bilities which may be re-
quired during that current
year and 2000 for reduc-
tion of Public Debts.
Granted by Resolve of the As-
sembly on 13th June, 1877,
to cover the above vote 26000 0 0
Revenue from 1st April, 1877,
to 81st Marcb, 1878, as
shewn by the Treasury Books 28130 0 0
Balance in the Treasury on
31st March, 1878, as per Re-
ceiver General's Statement 8220 0 0

Amount appropriated in Com-
mittee of Supply on 17th
June, 1878 24369 0 0
Including 1800 part of Lia-
bilities which may be re-
quired during that current
year and 2000 for reduc-
tion of the Public Debt.
Granted by Resolve of the As-
sembly on 17th June, 1878,
to cover the above vote 25000 0 0
Revenue from 1st April, 1878,
to 31st March, 1P79, as shown
by the Treasury Books 27279 0 0
Balance in the Treasury 31st
March, 1879, as per Re-
ceiver General's Statement 5359 0 0

Amount appropriated in Com-
mittee ot Supply on 18th
June, 1879 23079 0 0
Including 1500 part of Lia-
bilities which may be re-
quired during that current
year, and 2000 for reduc-
tion of the Public Debt.
Granted by Resolveof the As-
sembly on 18th June, 1879,
to cover the above vote 24000 0 0
Revenue from 1st April, 1879
to 31st March:1880. asshewn
by the Treasury Books 28378 0 0
Balance in the Treasury on
31st March, 1880 as per Re-
ceiver General's Statement 6281 0 0

Amount appropriated in Com-
mittee of Supply on 18th
June, 1880 23919 0 0
Including 3000 part of Lia-
bilities which may be re-
quired during that current
year, and 2000 for reduc-
tion of the Public Debt.
Granted by Resolve of the As-
sembly on 18th June, 1880,
to cover the above vote 24000 0 0
Revenue from 1st April, 1880
to 31st March, 1881, as
shewn by the Treasury
Books 30404 0 0
Balance in the Treasury on
31st March, 1881, as per
Receiver General's State-
ment 8716 0 0
Mr. Wadson, with leave, withdrew his motion
for to-day.
Mr. Tucker presented a Report on Post Office
Ordered, that Mr. Wadson be a Member of the
Committee for examining the Treasury Accounts
in the room of Mr. Fraser who has resigned.
Adjourned to Wednesday next.
Order :-The consideration of Mr. Wadson's pro-
posed message to His Honor the Acting Gov-

From the West Indies and Demerara.

The R. M. Steamer Alpha, Captain Crowell, from
Jamaica, arrived at St. Georges early on Wednes-
day morning last, and left on the afternoon of
same day foi Halifax.
Captain Crowell kindly favored us with Jamaica
papers of the 8th instant. We are also in receipt
of our exchange files from the several islands, De-
merara and Turks Islands.
JAMAicA.-Notwithstan4ing the intense heat the
health of the general public remained good. The
thermometer had been up to 88 in the shade. The
Governor has issued a notice warning Bri-
tish subjects of the present "legally undefined
position of the Morant Cays and stating that if
they seek employment at those places, they will
find it difficult to obtain redress in case of griev-
The Governor has published terms upon which
Land will be granted to persons desirous of cul-
tivating Cenchona, very many persons, including
it seems His Excellency the Governor, have de-
voted land and capital to it.
The Banana trade from Jamaica to Boston (a
new trade) this year, cannot it is thought be less
than $500,000.
The orange shipping season to New York has
begun. Last season 14,000,000 were sent to that
market valued at 11,687.
Favorable weather had set in and large crops of
sugar, coffee, and pimento are expected; large
quantities of oranges, pine apples, and other fruits
as well as bananas are preparing to be shipped.
Of the number 154 prisoners flogged for larceny
in 1878-79, two only returned to the prisons.
Small pox is prevailing at Panama.
HATL.-The work of the Exhibition Building is
being pushed forward for the opening on the llth

BARBADOS.-We learn from Barbados by private
letter, dated 30th ultimo, kindly shewn us, that on
the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday previous, the
weather was very threatening, and severe weather
was anticipated-but it passed away and on the
80th fine weather prevailed.
There was no abatement of the fever up to the
above date. The Heraldof the 29th August says:-
The following deaths have taken place at the Gar-
rison since the last mail: Deputy-Assistant Com-
missary General CousINs, Surgeon Major WARD,
Surgeon RONAyr, Mrs. WARD, and Mrs. WIL-
KIxSON, wife of Lient. of Orderlies W ILKINSON,
Sergeant WEARN, A.H.C., dispenser at the Hos-
pital, Schoolmaster CUNNINGHAM, 4th Regiment;
Battery Serjeant Major FISHER, Royal Artillery,
and five or six men of the same Corps; Serjeant
HARDING, European Serjeant of the Corps of Mili.
tary Laborers, and several Non-Commissioned
Officers and men of the Fourth Regiment.
We have also to record the death, on Saturday,
of a daughter of Mr. THoxMAS GILL, Member of the
House of Assembly-and of Mr. F. A. FRASER,
son of Mr. JAMES FRAszR of the West Indian, of
Mrs. ELLIS, widow of the late THOMAS ELLIs, M.
C.P., and others. The Troops have all been placed
under canvas, the European Troops at Gunhill and
the Black Troops at the Naval Hospital."

It is now said that Captain Lawless, Army Pay
Department, died of apoplexy, not of yellow fever.
The death of Colonel Donald Fraser, R. E., is
also announced as not of fever, but of a chronic
disease of long standing.
There was an increase of 119 deaths in July 1881
to the corresponding month in 1880.
A Bill has been introduced into the Legislature
of Barbados To allay the apprehensions of hold-
ers of securities over sugar plantations in the Is-
land, to restore confidence in such securities and
to prevent vexatious and expensive suits in rela-
tion thereto." This Bill has been introduced to
prevent current suppliers of necessaries for an es-
tate taking priority of payment to claims even se-
cured by mortgage.
Governor Robinson has obtained two months
leave of absence to visit England. Colonel Har-
ley, Lt. Governor of Grenada, is to administer the
Government during his absence.
The total exports to end of August was 49,893
hogsheads of sugar and 31,000 puncheons rum, more
than double the quantity shipped in the last year
of slavery.
The Barbadians are determined no longer to con-
tribute towards the W. I. and P. Telegraph Com-
pany as at present managed, and until persons ca-
pable of conducting the service in a more satisfac-
tory manner, undertake it. The other Islands and
Demerara coincide in this determination.
GRENADA.-The Chronicle of the 27th ult. says
At the present time when so many alarming re-
ports go forth from our neighbours in the adjacent
islands of their unhealthiness, it is pleasing for us
-and we are no less thankful to the Almighty for
it-to be able to state that this island is entirely
free from any dangerous or contagious malady.
One or two cases of fever have occurred; but this
is to be expected at the present season of the year
and with the prevailing weather. Quarantine a-
gainst arrivals from places declared infected is be-
ing vigorously carried out, and as we write a small
fleet of vessels-chiefly from Trinidad and Barba-
dos-is riding at anchor on the three-fathom bank
off this port. The Board of Health has been un-
ceasing in its endeavors to remove from our midst
what might prove the sources of disease, and have
issued strict orders to those acting under it in the
out districts to act similarly.
"Some weeks ago we commented on what we con-
sidered the gross deception on the part of the health
authorities of Trinidad in issuing clean bills of
health at a time when a most contagious malady
was thinning the ranks of its population. A cor-
respondent to-day has sent us a notice from the
London Gazette which we publish elsewhere, and
which confirms our opinion and more fully exposes
the very reprehensible action of our neighbours.
We hope the attention of the Secretary of State will
be drawn to the fact and the proper persons called
to account for having so wantonly exposed this and
other disinfected colonies to the scourge of epi-
The beat has been intense. The Thermometer
has registered 900 in the shade, seldom attained
here. The coming cocoa picking promises to be
very good.
ST. VINCENT.-A despatch baa been received
from the Secretary to the Colonies, directing the
attention of the Legislature to the great anomalies
of taxation in the West Indies, articles of food and
other necessaries of life being heavily taxed, whilst
spirits and other luxuries are comparatively free.
The Secretary also recommends the abolition of the
income tax.
Not satisfied, want something.-The Witness says:
"The Sea was agitated on Monday last and we
have heard by telegram that a Storm was on that
day passing over St. Kitts. We have much need
of a storm here to c6ol the atmosphere and to carry
off the accumulations of Malaria which seem to
have settled in these Tropical Islands." The es-
tates of "Argle" and "Calders" have been pur-
chased by Messrs. J. G. Simmons & Sons for
13,000. These Estates have the reputation of
being the finest in the Island. The French Due de
Polignac was one of the owners and Mr. McDonald
of Belgium the other.
-DEMERARA.-The0 Colonist of the 24th August,
says:-the weather during the wholaeof this month
has been all that the most exacting agriculturist
could wish. The deaths in July by yellow fever
was 7; other fevers 7. The Colonist says: There
are one or two cases of yellow fever at present, but
it is considered that an epidemic outbreak is not
The Gazette of the 23rd says:-" We have al-
ready been favoured with a shock of earthquake,
and Yellow Jack has made his unwelcome reappear.
ance after a lengthy absence. It only needs a genu-
ine hurricane to complete the resemblance to the
good old days."
Mr. W. B. Elliot, formerly acting Commissioner
of Taxation, chargedwith embezzling Colonial mo-
ney, has escaped from the Colony.
TURKS' IsLANDS.-The circumstance that the
Secretary of State for the Colonies has decided to
send the mails for these Islands by the "Atlas"
steamer via. New York and Jamaica instead of
Halifax, Bermuda and Jamaica, has given much
dissatisfaction. They would vastly prefer imme-
diate connection with British possessions than with
the United States. The Maritime Provinces would,
they say, had the connection been continued by the
Canard Line, "have given our new industry
(crushed salt) a helping hand, that it is impossible
any other country could extend to to, and it would
have helped us to avoid the avarice of the Ameri-
can Salt dealer, and stem the current of competi-
tion with European Salt, which constantly threat-
ens to overwhelm our trade."
Captain Crowell passed through Turks' Island
passage on his way to Jamaica, having promised to
do so, and received on board such mail matter as
was sent to him-for this act of courtesy the peo-
ple are grateful.
The inhabitants of Turks' Island having memo-
rialed the Secretary of the Colonies not to com-
pel them to pay for the erection of a light on Sand
Cay, which they do not deem necessary, they have
received a reply to the effect that as the Atlas
Company have undertaken to conduct a Steam
Mail Service without one, it will probably not be
necessary. In the same memorial they state that
since the Orders in Couneil for the establishment

of a Legislative Board at Turks' Islands which was
to be composed of six members, three official and
three unofficial, two of the non-official members
have died, and the vacancies occasioned by their
deaths have never been filled up, and that conse-
quently the preponderance of the official element is
too great. Earl Kimberly promptly appointed
Messrs. Murphy and Harriett to the Board, which
has now its full complement.
The season for salt is rapidly drawing to a close,
and as the quantity of salt now on hand is com-
paratively small, strenuous efforts will be made to
secure every bushel before'the rain sets in. The
prices 7j and 9j cenis.
An old lady named Seymour was unfortunately
burnt in her house at Salt Cay on the afternoon of
the 22nd ult. She was in the house alone ; nothing
known as to the cause of the fire.

Dr. Tache, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Do-
minion of Canada, is on his way to Tracadie,
P. E. I., to continue his observations on the lepers
in the institution at that place.
Captain Paul Boyton is on his way to Fort Ben-
ton, whence he will start on a voyage down the
Missouri river to St. Louis, a distance of more than
three thousand miles.

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