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

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BERMUDA COMMERCIAL AND GENERAL ADVERTISER AND RECORDER.


No. 53.-Vol. -EV. STATE SUPE'R VIAS ANTIQUES. 24s, per Ann


Ila~iaronti,


Berm fda, Tuesday, December 27, 1 SI.


I. 0. of G. S. and D. of A
Samaritans.


Something Old, yet .~ew.
'E hope U have not forgotten the usual En-
k entertainment of the Season, which will
take place at
THI TO 1r H4LL,
HAMILTON,
On the Evenings of
Wednesday & Thursday,
28th and 29th Instant,
Where U will find a great assortment of Fancy
Goods and Christmas Presents, from an Ele-
phant for a Id. to a Mosquito Head that weighs
75 pounds. Also call for your unclaimed Let-
ters from our Post Office or they will be sent
to the Dead Letter Office.
P.S.-Our Goods are new and are just im-
ported from England, expressly for this occa-
sion, so we trust to solicit a share of the public
patronage.
The Alexandrina Band will he in attendance.
Admission id.
ELLEN E. LIGHTBOURN,
Secretary.
December 20, 1881.-2

Atlantics! Atlantics!!
Atlantics !

A CHRISTMAS ENTERTAIN-
NFNT
Full of Life Fun and Mirth for the sad and
weary, room for everyone.
The Atlantics are very pleased to announce
that they will have the honor of giving two
ENTERTAINMENTS,
In the Masonic Hall, Somerset,
On the Evenings of
Thursday and Friday,
December 29th and 30th, 1881.
Admission-Reserve Seats 2/ Back Seats-I/.
Children in arms 1 guinea.
For particulars see Hand-Bills.
Tickets may be had of Mr. W. Raynor, Ham-
ilton, Mr. W. B. Place and Mr. W. S'owe,
Somerset and at Doors on nights of Perform-
ance. An efficient Band in attendant ce.
Obtain Tickets early: if sufficient induce-
ment offers, a Steamer will convey passengers
to and from Performances leaving Hamilton,
at 6 p.m.
President, W. Stowe; Manager, Gibbs Si-
mons; Musical Director, S. Trott; W. H.
Trott, Jr., Secretary.

A Necktie Festival.

The Ladies' Aid Society, No. 3,
Somerset,
Intend having a
Necktie Festival,
At the Odd-Fellows Hall, Somerset,
On Thursday & Friday,
The 29th and 30th of December.
An efficient Band 'will be in attendance.
Door open at 4 o'clock, P.M.
Admission 6d.
Proceeds in aid of the B. M. E. School Room.
Somerset, 17th December, 1881.

NOTICE.

SEALED Tenders will be re-
ceived by the Undersigned until noon of


10th January, 1882.
For the Purchase and Removal of
STABLE MANURE,
At the Bull's Head Stables, Hamilton, from
January 10th, to 31st December, 1882.
DANIEL G. LANE.
Hamilton, 20th Dec., 1881.-2

For Rent,


a A Cottage,
In Pembroke Parish, with every convenience
for a small Family and is in thorough order.
Immediate Possession can be given.
THOMAS MILLER.
Reid Street, Hamilton, Dec. 19th, 1881.

Custom Entries.

Short Entries in stock.
At "Royal Gazette" Stationery Store.
Hamilton, Dec. 20th, 1881.


THE HAMILTON j Under the Patronage of
Amateur Dramatic Olub' His Excellency Sir R. N
Will give their first performances on LT K MT7C .
the Evenings of the AFFAN, J...M..,
3rd, 4th and 5th Governor and Commander-in-Chief,
.atitn amateur Concert


January, 1882,
At the Mechanics' Hall, Hamilton,
Commencing with
Robersl'n's Comedy David Gar-
rick,"
And concluding with the Farce

A Regular Fix.
Doors open at 7*30, Performance to commence
at 8.
Reserved Seats 2/6. Back Seats 1/6. Gallery
1/.
Tickets to be obtained at the Royal Ga-
zette" Stationery S tore, where a plan of the
Seats may be seen.
December 20, 1881.

"All work and no play,
Makes Jack a dull boy."
T HE Children of ,"t. Mark's School intend
giving two
Musical and Literary

Entertainments,
On the Evenings of
Tuesday & Wednesday,
3rd and 4th January, 1882,
At their -chool Room, Smith's Parish.
Price of Admission 1/.
Tickets to be had at doors on nights of per-
formance.
Doors open at 7 p.m. Performance to com-
mence at 73o0 precisely.
Smith's Parish, Dec. 20, 1881.-3

Notice. Notice.

Closing out Sale of DRY GOODS.

The Undersigned will Sell during
this Month at Reduced Prices, the following
GOODS, Vi :-
MBRELLARS and PARASOLS
1 Ladies' and Children's ULSTERS
Scotch PLAID, &c.
Ladies' Worsted Under SKIRTS
Ladies' Black Quilted Under SKIRTS
Ladies' Striped SKIRTS
Figured ALPACCA, of different Colours
Ladies' Winter JACKETS and Figured Japanese
SILKS
Ladies' Neck TIES COLLARS and CUFFS
Boys' SUITS, &c.
POMPADORS,
GRENADINES and Ladies' COSTUMES,
Black Pursian CORD and ALPACCAS,
CALICOS, Men's SHIRTS, White & Colored,
BONNETS and HATS,
TWEEDS, &c,., &c,, &e., &c.
A. R. THOMPSON,
Queen Street.
Hamilton, Dec. 20th, 1881.-2
N.B.-The above must be Sold during this Month
to close Consignment (Call and See.)

Notice.


New Supplies for


the Sea-


SOn.
AMS BACON Smoked BEEF
BUTTER LARD CHEESE
Dutch-head (English) CHEESE, 7 Lbs. each
Retailed.
Pastry FLOUR 4 Bis. Family FLOUR
ALSO,
OXES, Half and Qr. Layer RAlINS
Best Dehusa or Desert RAISINS
Sultana RAISINS CURRANTS
PRUNES )ATES
Small Boxes Layer FIGS
Fresh PINEAPPLE, in Tins
CITRON Lemon and Orange PEEL
Fresh APPLES ORANGES
COCOANUTS
NUTS-ALMONDS PECAN FILBERT
WALNUT PEANUT
Together with a part of everything usually
called for on the approaching Festive Season.
And to enable you to read this Advertisement
at night, I can Supply you with Tins and Cases
"Pratts" Astral OIL Kerosene in Tins and
Barrels.


B. E. DICKI. SOJO.
Front Street, Hamiltoo, Dec. 20th, 1881.-2

FOR SALE.

.d LOT OF SUPERIOR

BANANA PLANTS.
Enquire at the Office of this Paper.
Hamilton, December 20,1881.


Will be given
In the Mechanics' Hall,

On Wednesday,
January llth, 1882,
Under the direction of Mr. Boucher, Organist
of Trinity Church, Hamilton.
P R OG RV.MJIE
PART I.
PIANOFORTE DUETT Overture to Zampa Herold.
Miss J. Harvey and Miss F. Harvey.
CHORUS
SoNG Die Fahnenwacht Feodor Liiwe
Mr. Moore.
Two


SoNG What would you do, love -
Miss Lough.
CuOnUS Journeying on
Durm Too swift flows the sea" V. (
T From the Cantata of Dreamland.
Mrs. Randall and Mrs. Washington.
CHORUS Away to the Forest
PART II.
PIANOFORTE DUETT Pandekten -
Mr. J. and Miss Trimingham.
CHUonS How bright and fair -
SoNs Spring Song -
Mrs. Randall.


Lover.
Lott.
Gabriel.

Abt.
Gung'l
Rossini.
Coenen.


DUETT
SONG The Village Blacksmith Weiss.
Mr. Simpson.
PIANOFORTE SOLO War March of the Priests
in Alhatie Mendellsohn.
Mr. Ashley.
CHORUS The Belfry Tower Hatton.
SONG She wore awreath of Roses Knight.
Mrs. Washington.
CHOUS A Rose in Heaven Abt.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
TICKETS-Reserved Seats 2/; Unreserved
Seats 1/6.
Doors open at 7-30, Overture to begin at 8
p.m. Carriages may be ordered for 10 p.m.
Tickets can be obtained at the Royal Gaz-
ette" Stationery Store after the 2nd proximo.
December 20, 1881.

NOTICE.
THU Undersigned has just opened a choice I
Selection of English and American


For Xmas, Received by the Mail Steamier
Orinoco"
Consisting in part of:-
HAMS SHOULDERS BACON
BEEF PORK
Tins of Roast BEEF MUTTON
C 1H11 CKN DUCK GOOSE
Lunch TONGUES Potted HAM
BEEF and TONGUE Tins of SALMON
LOBSTERS OYrSTERS Green PES
BEANS CORN and ASPARAGES
Bottles of Assorted PICKLES
SRedCABBAGE and SAUCES
Corned BEEF in Tins BISCITS of all kinds
SUGAR, White and B-own FLOUR
Tins of COCOA and KM ILK
COFFEE and MILK
CHOCOLATE MILK Fry's COCOA
Epps CHOCOLATE
Green and Burnt COFFEE OoIlotg TI' A
OATMEAL OILMEAL CORNMEAL
FLAXSE ED Liaseed MEAL
Bottles of SYRUUP, of all flavors
Bottles of Pye FRUITS GOOSBERRIES
DAMSONS CRANBERRIES
GREENGAGES RHlUBARB PLUMS
CHERRIES, &c., &e.
Tins of FRUITS, in Syrup
PEACHES CHERRIES PLUMS
PEARS PINEAPPLES
STRAWBERRY APPLES & APRICOTS
JAMS of all Flavors iBU fER LARD
RICE Table SALT CIIEESS
Ham SAUSAGE
oz. Bottles of Essence LEMO N
RASPBERRY VANILL\, &e., &c.
Condensed MILK
TARTARIC-ACID, (Powdered)
Hair OIL, assorted Flavors Fine Olive OI1,
CURRIE (in Bottles)
Fresh EGGS DATES R A ISINS
CURRANTS PIGS SPICES
NUTMEGS ALMONIDS, in and out of shell
MACE CLOVES
Jars of Preserved GINGER SAGO
fAPIOCA POTATOES TURNIPS
IO4TS CORN BRAN
&c., &c., &c.
JOHN BIRRITT,
East Broadway and Victoria Streets.
Hamilton, December 19, 1881.

Xmas and New Year


A very great Variety at

Opposite the Royal Gazette" Office.
Hamilton, 20tth Dec., 1881.


PROYA.L IRISH 2.I3 8E
I Amateur Dramatic Club.
By kind permission of MAJOR


F. f. C. C rFTO.TV,
Commanding R. I. R.,
The above will appear at the
THEATRE ROYAL, PROSPECT,
ON SA TURDAY,
31st December, 1881,
And MONDAY, 2nd, and TUESDAY, 3rd
January, 1882,
The Performance will commence each evening
with an Original Farce in I Act, by John
Maddison Morton, Esqr., entitled

A THUMPING LEGACY,
In which Sergt.-Bugler W. F. Cheesman,
will sustain the part of Jerry Ominous."
After which an Original Drama in a Prologue
and 3 Acts, by Henry J. Byron, entitled


Blow for


Blow


Charley Spraggs-Sergt.-Bugler W. F.
Cheesman.
And the following powerful cast-School-
master H. McNamara; P. M. ."crgt. H.
Morey, Color-.ergt. 0. Williams, Sergts. J.
Dwyer, P. Ferry, Ef. scott, A. Smith, G.
Bloomer and Master W. Mason. Mirs. McBride,
Mrs. Emery, Mrs. Bryan, and Mrs. Cheesman.
Prices of Admission-Reserved Seats 2/;
Front Seats 1/; Gallery 6d.
TICKETS for Reserved Seats to be had at
the Stationery Store adjoining the Royal
Gazette" Office and Officers Mess R.T.R., Pros-
pect.
Tickets may be obtained of Color and Pay
Sergeants of Companies.
Doors open at 7. Commence at 7'30. Car-
riages at 10'45.
String Band will be in attendance.
President, Lieut. and Adjutant C. Haggard ;
Manager, A. 4. M. McNamara.
Stage Manager, Sergt. Ferry; Treasurer,
Paymaster Sergt. Morey.
GOD SJiVE THE QUEEJV.
December 6, 1831.-4.

Just Received,
Prang's Christmas and New Year's
Cards and Chromos,
Picture Frames and Easels TOYS
Fancy Boxes
And a large assortment and variety of
Christmas and New Year's
Presents and Novelties.
ALSO,
Nickle Plated Student's LAMPS,
And handsome Lamps with illuminating Bun-
ers &c., &c.
Prices to suit the times !
EBENEZER BELL,
No. 1 West Front St.
Hamilton, December 19, 1881.-2



R. P. ATKINS & CO.,
FOREIGN WINES and SPIRITS,
BEER and PROVISION MERCHANTS.
Contractors to 1M. Army and Navy,
REMOVING to 4 Front street
Hamilton, December 13th, 1881.-2


GREAT


DISPLAY Y


OF



For Young and Old, at
E. A. Meyer's Steam Confectionery.
Churches, Sunday Schools, Fairs and the
Trade, supplied at less rates than can be im .
ported.
Ornaments and Images made of pure sugar
from the Mouse to the Elephant-come and
see for yourselves.
E. A. MEYERS,
General Agent for Santa Claus.
East Broadway, Novr. 29, 1881-till 31 Dec.
G to JOHN M. McNEILL & CO.,
if you want a Good Fitting i of
CLOTHES.-65 and 66 Front Street.
OHIN M. McNEILL & CO., have Engaged
othe Services of a First Class Cutter and
Fitter.--65 and 66 Front Street.
JOHN M. McNEILL & CO., invite the Pub-
lie to Call and Examine their Large As-
sortment of Fine Suitings and Pants Stuff.-
65 and 66 Front Street.
Hamilton, Novr. 28, 1881.-tf


Army Contracts.

Tenders for the Supply of
Horse Bedding and Fuel
Wood,
Will be open at the COMMISSARIAT
OFFICE, Hamilton, at noon of


The 28th Instant.
These Contracts are for the who!e Command
and will run from 1st January 1882, to 31st
March, 1883.
Form of Tenders and all information can be
obtained on application.
JOHN H. RANDALL,
A. C. G..
Senior Oommissariat Ofw1cer.
Commissariat Office, Hamilton. .
20th December, 1881.-2 1


Her Majesty's Dockyard.

LABORERS
Required for Floating Dock.
Wages 4/ per day, with quarters on board
Hulk.
Apply at MASTER SHIPWRIGHT'S OrFFIE.
T. BARNARDISTOIN,
Captain-in-Charge of Naval Estab-
lishments.
6th December, 1881.

Reports of Debates of
Hon. House of Assembly.
21ST NOVEMBER, 1881.
THE UNDERSIGNED, being a Committee
of the House of Assembly, appointed dur-
ing he recent Session, to inquire, and report
to the House, on what terms accurate reports
of the Debates of the House can be obtained,
and published in one of the newspapers, dur-
ing the next Session of the Legislature, invite
offers from persons willing and competent to
undertake that service.
Letters stating terms, and how soon after
the debates the reports will be published, are
to be addressed to the Committee, sealed, and
forwarded, under cover, to the CLERK of the
House of Assembly before noon on the 31st
day of December, 1881.
S. BROWNLOW GRAY,
S. C. OUTERBRIDGE,
W. H. WILKINSON,
Committee

STweeds! Tweeds!!
Tweeds!!!
The Undersigned has just Received
a very Choice electionn of
T WEEDS,
From London, via New York, especially Se-
lected for this Climate.
JAMES RAY,
Tailor and Draper, Reid Street.
Hamilton, Dee. 20th, 1881.
W- N. B.-An APPRENTICE
to the Tailoring Business Wanted.
Executors Notice.

Estate of .1 rs. Iebecca
Dill Godfrey, deceased.
A LL Persons who have any CLAIM any CLAagainst
the Estate of the late MRS. REBECCA
DILL G')DFREY, are hereby.requested to
bender HILL' of the same to the Undersigned
by or before the 10th January, 1882. Persons
INI)EBTED to the said Estate will please
make payment by or before the same date.
E. T. GODFREY,
WILLIAM COX,
Acting Executors.
Himilton, Bexmuda, 20th Dec., 1881.-3 pd.


Marble & Granite
W WORKS,
IBA'AX, Nova Scotia.
GEORGE A. SANFO&D,
PROP I TOR.
MONUM INTS, TOMBSTONES, &c., in
every style.
Bermuda Orders solicited. Satisfaction gua-
ranteed.


W. T. JAMES,
42 Front St.,
Agent for Bermuda.
H amilton, Oet 11, 1881,-6 moo,


A







BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


WEEKLY REPORT OF THE WEATHER at
Gibbs' Hill Light Station at Bermuda, between the
18th and 25th December 1881, height above the sea
where the Register is kept, being 246 feet.


Date.

Deer.
1881.
Noon

19
20
21
23
24
25


NE
NE
WNE

NNIN


-o



30"140
30'120
30*090
30-100
29-980
29-770
30'200


General Remarks,


Fine
Fine
Fine
Squally,
Fine, hazy
Fine, cloudy
Fine


JOSEPHUS PERINCHIEF.





Hamilton, December 27, 1881.

TO OUR READERS.
With the present issue we close the fifty-fourth
volume of the Royal Gazette, and conclude our own
term offifty-four years,less one week, connection with
its publication. It has been our endeavour during
that long period to present a fair and dispassionate
view of a kinds of news, while chronicling local
occurrences to make our readers acquainted with
the outside world in a general and accurate way.
Our columns have been open to all shades of opini-
on on the almost innumerable lot of subjects which
are brought under public discussion, and it has
been our aim to preserve such moderation in argu-
ment, as is best calculated to secure beneficial re-
sults. The Royal Gazette has played no unimport-
ant part in the progress of these Islands, and its
columns will in the future be consulted for evidence
of how that has been attained. In a limited com-
munity the duty of an Editor is no easy one, and
relatively the position is a much more difficult one
to fill than in a large life teaming district, where
an engrossed and growing population can be much
more easily catered to, because of the material
available and the inducements which a large circu-
lation and liberal advertising afford. We have
striven to fulfil our duty to the public, to our sup-
porters and to ourselves; and, if in any way we
have come short of it, it has been from no want of
desire on our part to carry out our good intentions.
To our subscribers and advertisers we return our
thanks for the public support they have afforded
us, and we appeal to our record as an earnest of
our future intentions to merit an increase of pub-
lic favour and patronage. It shall be our endeav-
or tosustain the established reputation of the "Roy-
al Gazette" as a popular advocate worthy of the
support of Bermudians both at home and abroad.
We tender all our patrons the Compliments of
the Season, and in our next issue, when the Holi-
day Season will be on the wane, we shall present
our customary Analysis of the chronicles of 1881
that the year may be considered as a whole in re-
gard to its general influences on the current of
civilization.

CUSTOM HOUSE-HAMILTON.
MENTRED.
Dec. 22-Brigt. Rabboni, Combs, Bangor, Maine;
onion box material, &c to John F. Burrows.
Schr. Rebecca, Spaulding, Jacksonville; 121,057
feet pitch pine lumber, to Trott & Cox.
CLEARED.
December 21-Mail Steamer Orinoco, Fraser, New
York; J bl. bananas, 1 bl. potatoes, 27 boxes
tomatoes, 25 carboys.
CUSTOM HOUSE-ST. GEORGE'S.
ENTERED.
Dec. 20-American Barque Carrie Wyman, Ran-
dall, Cadiz; salt and wine, in distress.-Agents,
W. C. Hyland & Co.
21.-German Barque Mary Jane, Bornecker, Do-
boy, Ga.; lumber; in distress.-Agents, W. C.
Hyland & Co.
German Barque Louise Sheller, Hockins, New
York; petroleum; in distress.-Agents, W. C.
Hyland & Co.
Italian Barque Emilia Filiga, New York; kerosene
and rum; in distress.-Agent, John S. Dar-
rell.
23.-Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Shaw, Halifax;
*English Mail of the 8th instant and merchandise.
-Agent, J. M. Hayward.
CLEARED
Dec 23-R. M. Steamer Beta, Shaw, Jamaica;
Mails, &c.
The Schr. Maggie leaves to-day for Demerara.
PASSENGERS.
In the Mail Steamer "Orinoco" on Thursday
last for New York :-Messrs. C. C. Roberts, J. B.
Roberts, W. C Hyde, Thomas Goodall, W. H.
Adams, R. 0. Crommelin and Captain Markgraff.
-2nd Cabin, R J Ward, Charles Godfrey. -Steer-
age, C M. Slade, A Cordner.
In the R.M. Steamer Beta, on Thursday last from
Halifax, His Lordship the Bishop of Newfoundland
and Bermuda, Mrs. Jones and maid servant, Captain
Selby-Smith, R.I.R., Mrs. Smith, infant and nurse,
Surgeon Barnes, A.M.I.,- Mrs. and Miss Wain-
wright, Miss Perot, Mrs. George Lawson, Miss K.
Frith, Miss Williams, and G. C. Harvey, Esq.-
2nd Cabin, Captain and Mrs. Cumminger. W. Wal-
ker and W. Hooper.

H. M. Gunboat Contest, Lieut. and Commander
Fred. A. Moysey, left yesterday for Jamaica.
H. M. S. Northampton, bearing the Flag of Vice
Admiral Sir F. Leopold McClintock, will probably
leave to-day for the West Indies. She will be ac-
companied by H. M. S. Dido and Fantome.
Mr. C. E. Monro, Midshipman of the Northamp.
ton, has been appointed Acting Sub-Lieutenant of
the Flagship.
The Italian Barque Emilia Figlia, 541 tons burthen,
Captain Agostino HEcoleni. from New York bound to
Constantinople. laden with kerosene oil and rum, was
towed into Castle Harbour on Tuesday last in a la sky
state. b1 the tug-boat Reiance. No si ekn as was on
board though the Quarantine flag was flying. The E.
F, left New York on the 8th inst., and soon after
encountered heavy weather, when she began to leak,
the leak hourly increased and when she arrived
had 9 feet of water in her hold; her crew, from in *
c~assant working at the pumps being quite exhausted.,
had to get a gang from the shore to work at the
pumds to keep her afloat. On the 17th inst when
scudding, during a tempest, a sea broke over her stern.,
carrying away the wheel and the wheel-house, as well
an the man at the wheel-an able seaman named
Gregeni Salva. a native ol Cuba,-who was drowned.
The same sea fell into the cabin which opened aft and
bursted open the sides. The E. F., when being
towed into Castle Harbour-then drawing 18 feet of
water-struck the bottom, the tide was only half up at the
time. On Sunday the 18th instant the E. F., then
aboutl3 miles in a South Easterly direction of Bermuda


fill in with a waterlogged barque, dismasted and aband-
oned. Blowing hard at the time could not ascertain
her nationalilty.--Agent, J. S. Darrell.
Amierican BarquA Carrie Wyman. Captain Randall,
from Cadiz bound to New York with a naro of salt and
wine w.s towed into St. Georses on the 20th in dis-
tress, with rudder head carried away.-Agents, W. 0.
Itylaud & Co.
German Barque Mary Jane, Captain Bernecker, 23
days from Doboy, (a., bound to Dublin with a cargo


of lunm ber was towed into St. Georges on the 20th inst.,
in distress by the steam tug Britannia. Experienced a
hurricane on the 17th inst., in which ship sustained
considerable injury. Rudder is broken and is leak-
ing badly. Got ashore towing into port, but came off
the ground as the tide flowed.-Agents, W. C. Hy-
land & Co.
German Barque Louise Shelter, Hooking, 10 days
irom New York bound to Perray and Singapore, with
18,728 cases petroleum arrived at Castle Harbour in
distress on 20th inst. Experienced hun icane on the
17th inst., in which had to' out away mainmast with
all attached. The ship has also sustained other dam-
age.
MAuINE DISASTEI.-Captain Olsen of the Nor-
wegian Barquintine Lorna, of Grimdtead, who ar-
rived here on Friday last from Cardiff, with coals
for Government reports as follows, viz.: on Thurs-
day, 22nd December, at 10 a.m., when distant from
Bermuda 130 miles in a southwest by west direction,
fell in with the wreck of American Schr. IV. G.
Moseley, of Boston, totally dismasted and water-
logged, only a small portion of the forward house
was standing, the forward part of cabin house
was completely stove in, boat and davit tackles were
gone, as also her deckload, wheel looked perfect,
one of her masts was floating alongside, with a lot
of other wreckage. Captain Olsen, thinks from the
condition of the vessel, that the crew had left in
+heir boat for some passing ship.
The WV. G. Moseley was a vessel of 209 tons, hail-
ing from Boston. She sailed from Jacksonville on
2nd inst., with 151,000 feet p. p. lumber for ac-
count of Mr. S. S. Ingham, of this town. This
vessel was referred to in our last issue as blown off
from the Islands during the storm of 16th inst.
Mr. Atticus Brangham, Branch Pilot of Somer-
set, was on board the IW. G. M. in his capacity of
Pilot.

INQUEST.- On Thursday night last, the Worship-
ful T. Roberts, Esq., Police Magistrate, received in-
formation that a married colored woman, named
Thurza Elizabeth McKay, living on St. David's
Island, had been delivered of a male child during
the previous 24 hours, and had no attendance at the
birth, and that the child died under suspicious cir-
cumstances when a few hours old. The Police Ma-
istrate at once communicated the circumstance to
Dennis Tucker, Esq., Coroner for the district. On
receiving the information, the Coroner accompanied
by Dr. C. H. Butterfield, Health Officer, proceeded
to St. David's Island and examined the child; aft. r
the examination it was decided to have a further
investigation. On the following morning an In-
quest was held and the Jury, of which John Cox
Rankin, Esq., was Foreman, after making a care-
ful investigation returned the following Verdict,
" That Thurza Elizabeth McKay, the mother of the
said new-born male child, on the 22nd day of De-
cember in the year aforesaid, the said male child did
bring forth of her body alive, unexpectedly, and
that the said new born male child then died soon
after its birth, in a natural way, and not from any
violence, hurt or injury received from the said
Thurza Elizabeth McKay, its mother, or any other
person, to the knowledge of the said Jurors; nor
had the said new born male child any marks of
violence appearing on his body.
An Inquest was held at the Town Hall, St.
George's, on the 26th inst., before Dennis Tucker,
Esq., Coroner, on view of the body of John Robin-
son, late a colored labourer in St. Georges parish,
who died suddenly in the night, before receiving
medical aid. After examining the body Dr. C. W.
T. Smith and others, the Jury returned a verdict of
death from "Inatural causes."'

R. I. R. MINSTREL TROUPE
Gave two performances at Spar Yard, Theatre,
Ireland Island on 21st and 22nd instant. The first
part was very successfully got through, and was
much appreciated by the audience. Sergt.-Bugler
W. F. Cheesman was as ludicrous as ever, and
caused roars of laughter by his mimicry and im-
personations. His two sons, Frank and Alfred as
representatives of the British Army in The Run-
away Musketeers," acquitted themselves very cre-
ditably, they havingbeenwell trained. The farce was
very well got through, with BandsmanA. Soutter,
like Starlight"-making the whole of the running
for the other members of the Troupe-kept the au-
dience in a titter from beginning to end. We hope
to see this well selected troupe at the Spar Yard
again before long, and we are given to understand
they anticipate performing shortly at St. George's.

CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES.
In Hamilton the Ordnance Store Corps celebra-
ted this festive season in a manner worthy of note.
Their quarters were very handsomely decorated
with flags and evergreens. Dinner was served at
2 p. m.; at which hour Commissary-General
Ralph, accompanied by Dr. Ogilvie, P.M.O. and
Quarter Master Drake (Commanding Des.) arrived.
They expressed their satisfaction at the elaborate
decorations and sumptuous repast which was pro-
vided, and toasts were exchanged. Many friends
visited the Quarters during the day, and were
cordially welcomed by the Detachment. In the
course of the afternoon Capt. Davis, A.P.D. honor-
ed the men with a visit, and in a few well chosen
words expressed his pleasure at seeing the men so
comfortable and the arrangements so nicely carried
out. The festivities were continued on Boxing
day and we believe all enjoyed a merry Xmas.

[IN MEMORIAM. ]
Alpheus J. Tynes.
A shadow has fallen across our pathway. The dark
angel has invaded our circle and removed from it our
friend and companion; and while we feel as though
some bright, familiar star had been suddenly blotted
out, we have a new realization of the oft-attr-sted truth,
that death is the great leveler, and dust to dust the
heritage of all.
Mr. Tynes, although a native of Bermuda, removed
to New York city in early manhood, and thence to
Nashville. Tenn., where twenty years of his life were
spent. Quiet, unassuming, gentle and kind, with
a heart as warm and genial as his southern Island
home. he drew around him a circle of true and devoted
friends.
In the meridian of a manhood that promised many
years of strength and happiness, he was stricken with
relentless disease; and, in the hope that a change of
climate and medical treatment might "kiss back the


roses of health to his paid cheeks"-bidding adieu to
wife and friends, he visited the city of Philadelphia.
But hope proved a deceitful enchantress, and human
agencies powerless to arrest the ravages of disease,
and in the calm and quiet of an autumn Sabbath morn-
ing in'that far-off city, surrounded by newmade friends,
and the recipient of every kindly office, he yielded up
his life to its Author, and folded his arms in everlast-
ing rest.
We shall miss him from our communions and listen
in vain for the music of a footfall that will not return
to gladden our hearts.
But alas 1 how desolate the heart of her between
whom and him the cycle of years had wrought an un-
broken current of devotion, and while she turns to that
sacred mound on the sunny slope of Olivet" and la-
ments that she was not permitted, as a last office of
affection, to wipe from his eyes the dew of dissolv-
ing nature, let her remember that the Master's loving
hand has wiped away all tears from his eyes' and
that after life's fitful fever he slept well **4
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 4., 1881.

The Queen has contributed 200 to the Fund for
the relief of distressed Irish ladies.
Sourr Kraut, that known Germany delicacy, is
being extensively manufactured in Halifax, Nova
Scotia Over 1,000 barrels have been manufac-
tured and shipped from the manufactory, at Liver-
pool.wharf this season,


THE BERMUDA POCKET GUIDE ALMA-
NACOK AND DIRECTORY, 1882.

This welcome Annual Visitor makes another cre-
ditable appearance. It is an indispensable Vade
Mrecum, and its comparatively cheap price places it
within general reach. The compilation has been
carefully revised up to the time of publication, and
it will be found to embody the latest and most re-
liable information on the Bermudas. From the
present edition the Catalogues of Fishes, Shells,
Birds and Plants have been omitted as it was found
that their insertion would have inconveniently
swelled the bulk of the volume. Those who are de-
sirous of securing these valuable catalogues will
find them carefully revised in the Almanack 1881.
Should the requirements of Tourists justify their
publication they may be issued at a later period as
a Supplement to the Almanack 1882, at a reason-
able cost. Enterprize must be measured relatively.
The labour involved in the compilation of the Al-
manack has been much greater in every way than
it would be in a large community, first in the diffi-
culty of collecting reliable matter and because its
necessity is not readily apparent, second because of
the contracted mechanical appliances available, and
third because of the limited circulation which pro-
portionally enhances cost even with every economy.
In the management of the Almanack year after year
many improvements have been introduced, which
the proprietor has been enabled to do through the
able and kind assistance of several contributors, and
an attempt has been made to keep pace with the
advancing requirements of the day. The proprietor
has been assured that his efforts have not been in
vain, and the Almanack for 1882 will bear favour-
able comparison with that of 1881. To residents it
is a first necessity, such for instance as the Arrival
and Despatch of Mails the list of various Public
Officers, Charitable and other Societies, the Agri-
cultural Calendar, Import and Export Tables, &c.,
&c. To the Tourist the Handy Guide must serve
as a General Key to the Island, facilitating the
progress of the time tied explorer, and opening up
to those whose residence may be prolonged many a
gratifying excursion which might not otherwise be
readily found. This section has been one of slow
growth, but its general use and appreciation by
those who have consulted it has caused its gradual
enlargement to its present dimensions, the real
difficulty being to restrain within handy limits es-
sential information, rather than to expand into a
bulky and not easily referred to run of pages. This
section tooto several residents may have appeared
unnecessary, the difficulty being to demonstrate to
them the use of compiling information which to
them may have seemed only too familiar. But the
object of the Almanack is to meet the wants of all
classes, and not of any one only. While the Guide
may therefore be wholly acceptable to strangers in
these Islands, it is to be hoped that it may occa.
sionally prove interesting and even useful to those
who have long been reckoned on the permanent list.
Let us scan the Contents of the Almanack. Passing
over the list of Eclipses, &c., we come to the Mail
Arrangements and find them classified conveniently
and clearly. On pages 9 and 10 will be found the
Time Tables Arrivals and Departures of the Cunard
and Quebec Steamships. Then follow the regular.
tions of the Money Order System and Savings
Bank. The Calendar with full information, lists of
the Council and Assembly and the Government
Officers, Courts, Justices of the Peace, Corpora-
tions of Hamilton and St. Georges, Officers of Va-
rious Public Trusts, Clergy List, Church and Cha-
ritable Societies. The Army and Navy with notes
of Services of Officers serving on this Station. Stk-
tistical Tables of Revenue and Expenditure, Rain-
fall, all important in connection with our water sup-
ply, p.p. 145-149. Tabular Statements of Exports
of Bermuda Produce which will be anxiously con-
sulted by all who have the prosperity of Bermuda
at heart. Full tables of The Census 1881 are fur-
nished; total Bermudian Population, 14,314. Sche-
dules of Duties and Acts passed by the Legislature
1881. The Business Directory of Hamilton and St.
George occupies 13 pages, and will be found to
serve a doubly useful purpose, those who are ad-
vertised being made known to those who may need
their services. The Almanack has a fair circulation
beyond the confines of Bermuda, and a knowledge
of its business composition to those abroad is of
importance. A number of Bermudians and their
descendants are scattered about, and there is always
a desire to gather information of their native land,
and the Directory classifies for them a pleasing list.
The Advertisement space, though respectable,
might in proportion to the information matter, be
somewhat larger. Almanacks are a favourite source
of advertising eagerly sought after. Steamship
Companies from the varied circulation of the Al-
manack would find it a very desirable medium. At-
tention has been more directed to perfecting the
subject matter of the Almanack than to soliciting
Advertisements which would too much enlarge the
volume, while a class of advertisements occasion-
ally offered have not been considered desirable to
insert. Every pains have been taken to secure a
volume replete with local information, whichmight
be confidently consulted by all classes both at home
and abroad. Let us glance for a few minutes at the
Tourist's Guide, and discover the nature and ex-
tent of its information. How to be governed when
time is limited-Hamilton to St. Georges, Hamil-
ton to Somerset and Ireland Island. Two Drives
about Hamilton, How to reach Bermuda, Nearing
Bermuda, Entering the Channels, Disembarking,
Inducements to Visit Bermuda; in this section a
few plain facts are set forth. Tourists are very un-
reasonable in their demands frequently, and a cli-
mate made precisely in keeping with their orders
would be indeed a peculiar one. If any visitors to
Bermuda expect that its climate will afford them a
specific dry steady heat for as many days as they
may desire it, they will be doomed to disappoint-
ment. But, if they are satisfied to enjoy what is
current, they will most likely find a number of de-
lightful days, even in rough seasons, for the wea-
ther here no more than elsewhere can be considered
settled, during a reasonable term of residence, that
will prove an invigorating change from Northern
latitudes during their icy term. Lists of Hotels,
Livery Stables, &c., Hamilton to St. Georges, de-
scribed in detail along the several roads, Hamil-


ton to Somerset, wayside notes, Excursion by water
to Ireland Island. Town of Hamilton and its vi-
cinity generally described, and also St. George's.
The Parish Churches specially described. A section
on Religion and Education with notices of the Ro-
man Catholic, Methodist and Presbyterian estab-
lishments, another on the Government and another
on Trade and Agriculture. Chronological Notes.
List of Governors, Admirals, Chief Justices, At-
torney Generals, Mayors of St. George and Ham-
ilton, Regiments, Flagships, Ships that have served
on this station, Dockyard Captain Supt., Norwood's
Book of Survey, Notes on and Summary of, Dis-
tances by Land and Water. The Military Electric
Telegraph. Signals and Telegraphing, &c. The
Gardener's Calendar which has proved of so much
general value, has been revised with great care, and
the information supplied is in direct keeping with
the best practical experience. In a cursory way
we have endeavored to set forth the varied mass
of information contained within the covers of the
Bermuda Almanack, having on them a convenient
map showing the Public Roads and small Sheet Ca-
lendar We feel that the present issue will compare
favourably with any of its predecessors, both in ty-
pography as well as in accuracy and wide selection
of suitable matter; and that, as an ever ready re-
ference on Bermuda subjects, it will be found of
even hourly benefit by those who are good enough
turn to its pages for information.


HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR.
We regret to have to announce that His Excel-
lency the Governor was not quite so well last eve-
ning, his circulation being again somewhat dis-
turbed.

LADY MCCLINTOCK, wishes to let her friend
know that during the absence of the Flag Ship
they will always find her AT HOME on Saturday
afternoons.
--- ** i ---
ARRIVAL OF THE LORD BISHOP OF NEW-
FOUNDLAND AND BERMUDA.
On the morning of Thursday last the Lord Bishop
of Newfoundland and Bermuda, accompanied by
Mrs. Jones, arrived in the Cunard Royal Mail
Steamship Beta" from Halifax, and took up his
residence at Bishop's Lodge, Cedar Avenue, in this
town, put in order for their reception. We have
no doubt that Churchmen and Bermudians gene-
rally will welcome his Lordship on this his second
visitation to these islands, and the more so because
he brings with him in Mrs. Jones a co-adjutor in
the social routine of duties. This lady will bring to
him a knowledge of Canada from the great Western
Prairies to the Shores of Halifax Harbour, the
great Winter seaport of the Dominion, which must
materially enlarge his field of study, and proportion-
allyimprove his judgement. Coming from a North-
ern latitude His Lordship is braced by a vigorous
climate for his work in this milder latitude of ours ;
and we trust that his sojourn ainong us may prove
gratifying to himself and be the means of affording
an agreeable change of climate, conducive to his
labours in Newfoundland, while ending also to the
furtherance of the best interests to the Church of
England in Bermuda.
On Christmas Day His Lordship preached in
Trinity Church, at the morning Service, discours-
ing with his usual emphasis, on the text-"' Peace
on Earth"-A vitiated humanity now to be puri-
fied by the Heavenly plant of peace alone made
possible in Christ the Lord.
The Churches on Christmas Day exhibited their
usual neat appearance from the floral decorations
which adorned them,
The Memorial Windows in Pembroke Parish
Church, seriously damaged last winter, have just
been replaced by restorations, well carried out by
the original artists, Jas. Ballantine & Sons, Ed-
inburgh.
The North Transept Window of Trinity Church,
injured by the gale of August, 1880, has recently
been restored by Clayton & Bell, London. and
now looks as at first.

A neat. Marble Slab to the memory of the late J.
C. Boucher, asset. Organist of Trinity Church,
Hamilton, has just been erected in Pembroke
Church Yard by a few friends.

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH.-A Midnight
special Service will be held in this Church on New
Year's Eve, commencing at Eleven o'clock, when a
Sermon will be preached by the Right Revd. Lord
Bishop of the Diocese, and a Collection made in
aid of the Fund for the repairs of the Chancel
Roof. The Holy Communion will be celebrated on
New Year's morning at 8 o'clock, when the offer-
tory will be devoted to the same object.

THE NEW B. M. E. CHURCH, HAMILTON.

The members of this Church are at least to be
commended for their untiring industry which has
at length resulted in the opening of their new build-
ing in this town for religious purposes. Making
every allowance for the zeal manifested usually by
a new sect to establish themselves as firmly and
publicly as possible, we must allow that the pro-
posal, in the first instance, to build a place for B.
M. E. public worship was a heavy undertaking
under the most favourable circumstances. The
lot secured, an eligible corner one, the foundations
in, the walls began to rise, and were in course raised
to their height. The roof was framed and fitted
near by, and the framing was placed on the walls.
Just then when the gables were being finished the
Hurricane of 1880 ruthlessly invaded it, carrying
away roof-timbers and gable walls, and otherwise
damaging the structure. Here assuredly was
discouragement in the face of the many losses in-
curred by that Hurricane. But those who set
themselves to the work determined to carry it
through, and now by dint of exertion it has been
so far advanced that the building was opened for
Public service on Christmas Day, by adopting some
slight modification of the original design. Ihe
style may be considered a modified Gothic a me-
dium pitched gable, with flattened plaster ceiling.
There is a side entrance on the North, Principal
Entrance on the West where it is intended to have
a Porch approached by suitable steps rendered ne-
cessary by the level of the ground. Lancet win-
dows on the side Elevations and a triplet window
on the East. The seats are open benches, number
of sittings 500, and the fittings are of a plain des-
cription. The building including tower 101 feet
long, 36 feetwide, with 50 feet height of ceiling,
is slated with Bermuda slate. The cost it would be
difficult to estimate, as material and labour were
given by those who assisted in the work, but 2,500
may be assumed as its cost.
The opening services, at 11 a.m., was by the Rev.
J. H. Buckner, Pastor, who took for his text 4th
chap., 6th verse, of Nehemiah. The afternoon ser-
vices, 3 p.m., was performed by the Rev. A. W.
Nicholson, Wesleyan Minister, assisted by the Rev.
J. A. MacKeen, B.A., Presbyterian Minister. The
former gentleman preached, taking for his text
Zechariah, 4th chap., 7th verse. The evening ser-
vice was by the Pastor, who preached from 2nd
chap., St. Luke, 11th verse.
The Church was well filled during the several
services, and the sum of 30 18/ collected.
At the conclusion of the morning service the Pas-
tor informed the congregation that the church had
been presented with a very fine copy of "the Bible,"
and he considered that the donor-Mr. J. H. T.
Jackson-should be tendered with some token of
their appreciation of so valuable a gift, which the
congregation did "by rising to their feet."


Arrangements are being made in London by the
Governor General of Canada with the Women's
Emigration Society, who met at Exeter Hall for
the purpose of extending the emigration of women
to Canada under better regulations than have hi-
therto prevailed.
Mr. Lowell, the United States Minister at the
Court of St. James, has asked for information as to
the reasons of the confinement in prison at Dun-
dalk, Ireland, of one McSweeney, a naturalised
American Citizen. Some of the American papers
say the answer of the British Government to Mr.
Lowell was to the effect "that it was none of his
business and that they would attend to Mr. Mc-
Sweeney's case without extraneous assistance,"
Mr. Bradlaugh has applied to be permitted to
take the usual oaths as member of the House of
Commons. Mr. H. Labouchere states that he has
Mr. Gladstone'sassurance of the Government sup-
port in reference to Mr. B's. application.
DUnLIN, Dec. 17.-The Lord Mayor has declined
to call a meeting of the Corporation on Tuesday
next to consider a resolution to 3onfer the freedom
of the city upon Parnell and Dillon, as the question.
was recently decided by the Council.


THE NEW WESLEYAN CHURCH,
HAMILTON.
It will be observed that Thursday next has been
selected for the opening services of this Church,
which has been in course of construction on Church
Street since 1876, when the foundation stone was
laid (in Septr.) by the Rev. A. W. Nicholson, ex-
President of the Methodist Conference, and now in
charge of the mission in Bermuda. The design,
to hold 800, was furnished by Mr. Edward
Elliott, of Halifax, NovaScotia. It does
not exhibit the tendency which has of late
prevailed, especially in non-Conformist Chur-
ches, towards a Gothic style. A small square
tower rises from the centre of the South gable, in-
tended to be surmounted by a dome or spire, at
present covered in above the apex of the roof which
buts against it. The roof is covered with blue slate
and has but slight pitch. The building, 110 feet
long, 52 feet wide, has a Basement on the level of
the street twelve feet high divided into two rooms
well lighted by side lights, and having a door com-
municating with the outside directly on the West.
The floor of the church above is supported by two
beams running the whole length, held up by tu-
bular iron columns, properly bedded. On each side
of the tower are the two entrances facing the street
which lead into the Basement, and also to the two
side staircases which terminate at the landings im-
mediately over. The tower projects into the Church
shewing three arches and containing in it the large
South Window. From floor level to ceiling is 28 feet,
plastered with alcoves. At theNorthend an arch and
side doors built up with indications on the outside
wall, point to future means of extension. The win-
dows are circular divided into two lights with circle
at junction and extend to within a short distance
of the wall plate. The pews are open at end with
closed sloping backs and seats intended for cushions
to complete comfort. They are arranged in three
stacks, a wide centre range and two side ranges
with twointervening passagesand a passagebetween
them and the wall. They are divided into various
lengths, and have where-requisite iron supports
screwed to the floor. Being of ash and walnut they
present a neat appearance. The Preacher's desk is
contained within the railed space corresponding
with the width of the centre pew range, a few
pews facing each side at right angles. The choir
have a large space allotted them behind the railed
area above which it is slightly raised by a neat
screen. The organ, which was manufactured by
Estey & Co., of Brattleborough, Vermont, has
two rows of keys, is 10 feet high and of good tone,
is placed inthe centre and serves asaneye rest on the
North end wall. The windows are furnished with
opaque rolling blinds with patentfastenings. Hang.
ing lamps are provided for lighting the building.
The Church is built of Bermuda stone from the
Pitt's Bay Quarries of Mr. Samuel A. Masters. The
walls are being plastered outside. Mr. Henry Hal-
let executed the mason work. Mr. J. H. Jackson
the carpenter work, while assistance was given by
the Royal Engineers in slating the roof. The fur-
niture, &c., is from the factory of Muchmore and
Whittle, of Lebanon, New Hampshire, and cost
about 480. The whole cost is taken to be 3,500,
The Basement windows present the most pleas-
ing architectural features. The South front
has an unfinished appearance, and the principal
entrances and staircases afford an inadequate ap-
proach to the large airy room in the main body of
the Church. The position of the tower and its being
set in the building detract from its appearance,
while the number and dimensions of the windows,
for such a bright climate as Bermuda somewhat
unnecessary, have interfered with the side eleva-
tionswhichotherwise couldhave been enrichedinde-
tail. The whole building, however, is a decided im-
provement on the description usually adopted here,
and the congregation must welcome their transla-
tion from their old Meeting House to such a capa-
cious structure.

AN INTERNATIONAL QUESTION.

The United States Demand a Modification of the Clay-
ton-Bulwer Treaty.
Secretary Blaine's Statement of the Policy of the
United States on the Ponama Canal Question.

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16.-The Official instructions
from Secretary Blaine to Minister Lowell on the
modification of the Clayton.Bulwer Treaty are
made public. In his letter Blaine says: "This Con-
vention was made under unexceptional and extraor.
dinary conditions, which long since ceased to exist,
and the remarkable development of the United
States on the Pacific Coast since then calls for some
essential modification of the Treaty. The pre-
sumptive intention of the Treaty was to place two
powers on a plane of perfect equality with respect
to the canal, but in practice this would prove
utterly delusive and would instead surrender it,
if not in form yet in effect, to the control of Great
Britain. The treaty binds the United States not
to use its military force in any precautionary mea-
sure, while it leaves the naval power of Great Bri-
tain perfectly free and unrestrained. The Clayton.
Bulwer treaty commands this Government not to
use a single regiment of troops to protect its inter-
est in connection with the inter.oceanic canal, but
to surrender the transit to the guardianship and
control of the British navy. If no American sol.
dier is to be quartered on the Isthmus to protect
the rights of this country in the Inter-oceanic Canal,
surely by the fair logic of neutrality, no war vessel
of Great Britain should be permitted to appear in
waters that control either entrance to the Canal.
A more comprehensive objection to the treaty is
urged by this government. Its provisions embody
a misconception of the relative positions of Great
Britain and the United States with respect to the
interests of each Government in question pertaining
to this continent. Government of the United States
has no occasion to disavow an aggressive disposition.
Its entire policy establishes its pacific character; and
its chief aim is to cultivate the most friendly and
intimate relations with its neighbours, both inde-
pendent and colonial. At the same time this Gov-
ernment with respect to European States will not
consent to perpetuate any treaty that impeaches
our rightful and long established claim to priority
on American continent. The United States seeks


to use only for the defence at its own interests,
same forecast and provision which her Majesty's
Government so energetically employs in defence of
the interests of the British Empire. To guard her
eastern possessions Great Britain holds and fortifies
all stragetic points that control the route to India.
At Gibraltar, at Malta, at Cyprus, her fortifications
give her the mastery of the mediterranean. She
holds a controlling interest in the Suez Canal, and
by her fortifications at Aden and on the Island of
Perim, she excludes all other powers from the
waters of the Red Sea and renders it mare clausum.
It would in the judgement of the President be no
more unreasonable for the United States to de-
mand a share of these fortifications or to demand
their absolute neutralization, that for England to
make the same demand in perpetuity from the Unit-
ed States with respect to transit across the Amer-
ican continent. For self protection to her own
interests, the United States in the first instance
asserts ler right to control the isthmus transit,
and secondly she, by such control, secures that
absolute neutralization of the canal as respects
European powers, which can in no other way be
certainly obtained and lastingly assured.

A boat containing fourteen persons, which left
Galway for Arran, Dec. 16, was sunk in a storm.
All hands perished.






BERlMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE.


Arrival of the EnglishlMaillotlthe 8th Inst.
The Royal Mail Steamer Beta, Captain Shaw,
with the English Mail of the 8th instant, arrived at
St. Georges on Thursday last. Coming into St.
Georges the peta touched bottom for a few minutes,
caused by her not answering her helm promptly.
The ship was stopped and the machinery reversed
at full speed. The diver found that the only
damage caused was a slight rubbing of the paint.
The Yeta had a fine, smooth passage of 71 hours
from Halifax.
We have files of Halifax papers of tne 19th inst.,
from which we copy some interesting articles.
LoNDoN, Dec. 17.-A. despatch from Zanzibar
announces the capture of the owner of the slave
dhow, in the encounter with which Capt.Brownrigg,
of the British man-of-war "London," was killed.
DUBLIN, Dec. 17.-The constabulary barracks at
Croboy have been maliciously burned to the ground,
the occupants barely escaping with their lives.
LoNDON, Dec. 18.-Blaine's despatches respect-
ing the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty elicit strong pro-
tests from various quarters. The "Times," "News,'
"Observer," and other journals severely criticise
them.
BEeRLv, Dec. lB.-It is reported that another
mine assassination plot has been discovered at the
Russian Imperial Palace at Galehina, and that se-
veral officers have been arrested.
DuBLn, Dec. 18.-Armed bands are going about
nightly throughout Counties Clare, Kerry and Tip-
perary, firing into houses, and so intimidating the
occupants. They fear to notify the police.
SCENES & INCIDENTS AT THE VIENNA THEATRE FIRE.
Many of the dead appear to be ladies of the bet-
ter classes. On the fingers of one are rings of
brilliant diamonds. The scene outside the burning
theatre was heartrending. Three Grand Dukes
were present at the finding of the dead, and wept
bitterly. The third gallery had few victims. One
man maintained order at the open door, and, after
entering the dark passage, lighted a wax taper and
led the people out of danger. The stairs of the
third and fourth galleries were found barricaded
with such a mass of overcoats, umbrellas, jackets,
shawls, and bonnets that the workmen had to clear
these away before they could proceed. In the nar-
row stairway between the second and third galleries
the firemen discovered a confused mass of human
bodies writhed together. The corpses taken out of
the galleries were so mangled and so entwined that
it is not doubted the unfortunates struggled and
fought each other in order to gain the door. Three
of the corpses could not be separated. There will
be a strict official inquiry into the cause of the fire.
The correct list of victims by the theatre fire
made by the police, places the number at 794.
Only 144 have been identified.
The name of the gentleman who contributed
#62,500 for relief of Vienna sufferers is Yocttel.
He is an Austrian by birth.
It is understood that "United Ireland" will be
printed in London, and thence posted to subscrib-
ers. Should the Government interfere the office
will be transferred to Paris.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15.-Among the witnesses in
the Guiteau trial to-day was Rev. Mr. Shippen, of
Washington, who testified that the usual topics of
conversation between himself and the prisoner were
Conkling, Garfield imbroglio, and the New Testa-
ment revision, and on no occasion did the prisoner
exhibit more excitement than any other person
might do. Mr. Shippen's testimony is considered
of the highest value to the prosecution.
Mi s. Dunmere, formerly wife of Guiteau, took
the stand. She was married to the prisoner in
July,.1869. Scoville objected to the testimony un-
less a record of proof of divorce was shown, and
the witness withdrew, Corkhill remarking he would
introduce the witness later after the necessary copy
of Court records had been obtained.
Dr. Noble, the young physician at the jail, testi-
fied that Guiteau once said: If the President
should die I would be convinced my inspiration
was from the Deity, but if he should recover I
would be in doubt about it." Witness thought the
prisoner a little impatient of restraint, and at times
a little nervous as a man in his position would
naturally be, but perfectly sane.
WASHINoroN, Dec. 16.-The record of the Court
granting Guiteau's wife a divorce having been pro-
duced Mrs. Dunmire was recalled to the stand this
morning. Scoville objected to much of the test.
money, and direct examination was cut short. It
was developed that Guiteau had taken an active I
part in the campaign of Horace Greeley. The 1
cross examination related to several interviews
purported to have occurred between witness and
newspapers, wherein she stated Guiteau was insane,
witness denying every such utterance. Before she
left the stand Guiteau made a speech, in which he
said he had the highest respect for Mrs. Dunmire.
"She is married now and has children," and he
wished her all happiness in every walk of life. He
showed impatience and seemed relieved when she
left the stand. ____
HAMILTON AMATEUR DRAMATIC CLUB.


The Performance for the 5th January has been 1
withdrawn.
ROYAL IRISH RIFLES' AMATEUR
DRAMATIC CLUB.
We draw attention to our readers that the above
appear at Theatre Royal, Prospect, on Saturday
and Monday and Tuesday next, at the usual popu-
lar prices, and when we see the name of Sergt.-
Bugler Cheesman in the programme we think the
entertainment ought to be rather the "cheese "
(man). We also hear that the steamer "St. George"
will take a moonlight trip on Tuesday 3rd Jany.,
for the performance.
To CORRESPONDENTS.-"W. 0. G." in our
next. Several contributions for to-day's issue reach-
ed us at too late an hour for insertion.

BIRTH, on the 19th inst., at Ireland Island, the
WIFE of R. D. Fraser, Esq., R.N., Storekeeper and
Casheir, R.N. Hospital, of a SoN.
MARRIED, at the Presbyterian Church, War-
wick, on the 22nd instant, by Revd. John Wallace,
MB. W. J. S. W xnEY, of Devonshire, to Miss CHAR-
LOTTE E. STONE, of Warwick.

DIED, in Sandy's Parish on the 21st Dec., 1881,
at the residence of her son-in-law F. Wood, Mns.
ELIZABETH FnAsEn, relict of the late Mr. John Fra-
ser, aged 74 years and 6 months. Mrs. F. was a
native of Devenport, Devon, England. She leaves
2 sons, 5 daughters, 29 grand children and 9 great-
grand children to mourn her loss. Her remains
were interred in Pembroke Cemetary.
[English and American papers please copy.]
....... ,- EVELEGH.- Dec. 1, at Thornton
Lodge, Wimbledon, England, MARIA, the beloved
wife of Colonel Frederick Evelogh,.C.B., late XXth
Regt.
......, on the 19th December in Paget Parish,
after a short but painful illness, which she bore with
Christian fortitude, Mns. LouIsA LAMBERT, aged 80
years, leaving one daughter,and 12 grand children.
_ ........, in Pembroke Parish on the 18th inst.,
EwNon JANE, wife of Mr. Richard Been, Senior, in
47th year of her age.


Notice.


Dedication Services.


T HE Auction Sale of the COTTAGE and THE New Methodist Church,
_- Parcel of LAND in Devonshire I'arish ad- Hamilton, will be dedicated to the Ser-
vertised by us to come off THi-DAY Tues- vice of GOD
day 27th December, I
WILL TOT TA E PLAe. ON THURSDAY,
B. W. WALKER & CO., 29th Instant.
Hamilton, 27th December, 1881. uctioneersDedication Service at 11 a.m. Sermon by
Rev. John Wallace, of Warwick.


Notice.


Service at 7'30 p.m., at which Addresses
will be delivered by Ministers of different
TChurche nt o


TEMAGISTRATE of Pembroke Parish PI'ewholders will be admitted by the side
iHE MAGISRATES of Pembroke Parish door from 10 a.m. till 10-45 and from 6 p.m.
will meet at the till 6 45, after which hours the doors will be
Town Hall, Hfamilton, open to the public.
Collections will be taken at both services,
in behalf of the Building Fund.
TAN. W. NICOLSON.
30TH INST., Hamilton, December20, 1881.-2
From 11 a.m., to 1 p.m.,
for the purpose of
GRANTIN6 LICENCES Entertainment.
to retail Spirituous Liquors in the said Parish. TH-ERE WILL BE A
R. J. P. DARRELL, J. P.,
M.A. M. FRITH, J. P., New Years Treat
N A BUTTETTRFIELD. 1. P.


Pembroke Parish, 22nd Dec., 1881.

NOTICE.

By the Mayor, Alderimen and Com-
mon Council of the Town of Hamilton,

The Freeholders
Of the said Town
Are requested to meet
At the Town Hall,


2nd January next, at 11 o'clock, a.m.,
To Elect the CORPORATION for the ensuing
year.


iN. A. B3UT1T1ERFI'ELD,


Hamilton, December 27, 1881.


Mayor.


At the Paget Home, on

Wednesday & Thursday,
4th and 5th January, 1882.
Proceeds in aid of the New Banner of the
Female Charitable Union Society.
Admission 6d.
A BAND will be in attendance.
AMELIA SMITH,
SARAH WELLS,
ELIZABETH BUTTERFIELD,
Managers.
Paget's, December 26th, 1i81.- 2




Bermuda Dock Yard.

Sale of Old Stores.


VALUABLE __
Farm Property The Undermentioned ARTICLES
For Sale by Tender. WILL BE SOLD,
HE PROPERrTY near George's At H. M. Victualling Yard,
T Bay, Smerset, belonging to the Under- -. d' 1
signed, bordhing on the Great Sound, con- )
sisting of about 30 acres of land, of which 30th Instant, at Noon,
about 28 acres are good arable land, with the 3 thn I Auctioneers,
'By B.W.Walker & Co., Auctioneers,
S~Dwelinqgiiouse iVIZ:-
Outbuilding, limekilns and appurtenances, in- FLOUR, 29 Casks, 6,770 Lbs.
eluding an abundant supply of hard limestone. Cook BISCUIT DUST, 243ls.
Persons wanting a Valuable Farm will find CANDLE G' EASE, 379 Lbs
this Property possessed of many advantages, Blue CLOTH, 3 yards DUCK 18 yds.
and are invited to view it. The property will FLANNEL 37 yds. SERGE, C6 yds.
be sold subject to the usual notice to the pres- DRILL, 7 yds., all in small pieces
ent tenant. BLANKETS, 25 No.
Sealed Tenders for the Properbty may be Cases BED and PILLOW, 43 No.
sent to S. BROWNLOW GRAY, Esqr., Ham- Cases BED and PILLOW, 4 No.
Alton,
Sto Noon of the 31st A lot of old Furniture,
Up to Noon of the 31st Consisting of:-
Instant. EDSTEADS TABLES
The Undersigned does not bind herself to BEDHASTEA SOFADS T CARPET
accept the highest or any tender. A clear CHA IRS SOFA CAoPELES
title will be given. MATTING Window POLES
CAMILLA NASH. t BLINDS and CURTAINS
I Orpn neCOVERS for C., hair. i~&c.


December 13, 1881.-3 3p

The Forest Lake


ME ~~- CU K
RESPECTFULLY inform the Inhabitants
of Bermudathat owing to the Building
of a NEW ICE HOUSE they are compelled to
discontinue the supplying of ICE until the
new Building is completed,. which will be
on or about the 15th FEBRUARY NEXT,
when the supply will be continued throughout
the year.


Deer. 27th, 1881


JOHN B. STAHL.
East Broadway.


Truth made known. i
SOME evil disposed Person or Persons have
maliciously and scandalously fabricated
a lie about
Mr. Wm. A. Virgin,
Of Somerset,
To the effect that I caught him
Stealing My Onion Plants.
To the best of my knowledge I have not
lost any PLANTS," and, at the time this was
supposed to have occurred, I had not seen
MR. VIRGIN for a week or more.
So I pronounce the Report to be UNTRUE
and forbid any person in any way connecting
my name with said report.
W. B, PLACE.
Somerset, Dec. 26th, 1881.
1S89.
THE
BERMIUDA BOOK AND SHEET



THE Bermuda Book and Sheet ALMANACK
for 1882 will be ready for delivery To-
MoRRow (Wednesday), and can be obtained at
Messrs. George Boyle and Sons, St. Georges;
of Mr. R. Galloway, Chief Warden, Royal
Naval Yard; of the several Carriers of the
Royal Gazette" audat the Royad G >zette"
Stationery Store.
Hamilton, December 27, 1881.


LAMPS MATS Ice CHEST
MATTJIESSES COUNTERPANES
SHEETS Table CLOTHS
GLASS and CHINA Cooking UTENSILS
&c., &c., &c.
6 BOATS,
1 Steel HAWSER about 100 fa-
thoms,
A quantity of Old IRON, some Iron TANKS,
4 large Ships Steam BOILERS.
AND,


A lot of oldLAMPS, LANTERNS,
Tin DISHES and KETTLES PUMPS
CANISTERS, &c., &c.
By order,
WM. ALBERT MOUNT,
Naval and Victualling Storeueeper.
Hamilton, Dec. 19th, 1881.-3 3p.

A Baker Wanted.


Every accommodation in the Ba-
kery, where there is a Furnace Oven.
Apply at the "Royal Gazette" Office.
Hamilton, Dec. 26, 1881.


Under the Patronage of His Excellency.
Lt.-Genl. Sir R. M. Laffan,
K.C.M.G.,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.

THE HAMILTON
Amateur Dramatic Club
Will give their first performances on
the Evenings of the

3rd and 4th
January, 1882,
At the Mechanics' Hall, Hamilton,
Commencing with
Robertson's Comedy
DAVID GARRICK.
And concluding with the Farce

A Regular Fix.
Doors open at 7'30, Performance to commence
at 8.
Reserved Seats 2/6. Back Seats 1/6. Gallery
1/.
Tickets to be obtained at the Royal Ga-
zette" Stationery -tore, where a Plan of the
Seats may be seen.
December 26, 1881.
NOTICE.


TN the "Royal Gazette" of Tuesday, Deer.
13th, I issued a Challenge to Mr. S. A.
Smith, to run my Ch. Gelding "Starlight"
against his Ch. Gelding Amoskeag," over the
course at Shelly Bay, from One to Two and
half miles; up to the present I have not heard
from Mr. Smith, and conclude he does not
feel inclined to make a race. As no private
match can be arranged, and I shall never run
" Starlight" again at a regular meeting, I will
sell him to any one who will take him away
from Bermuda. Starlight" is 16 hands high,
sound, kind, quiet to ride or drive, a very good
trotter and afraid of nothing; has just turned
7 years, has won 8 out of 9 races he started in,
having lost the first race by bolting off the
course, when well ahead of all other competi-
tors, has ran and won with the heaviest weight
ever carried in the Western Hemisphere, viz.:
14 stone in Shelly Bay Handicap, Nov. 3rd,
1880.

Starlight," bred in Kentucky-Sired by
Bulletin," he by Lexington," he by Bos-
ton." His dam was by Sovereign," import-
ed in 1846, his great granddam was "Glencoe,"
imported 1841. All of his ancestors are first-
class thoroughbred race horses. His grandsire
in 1857 at New Orleans when four year's old,
made the best time in a four mile race by 61
seconds of any Horse in the world, making the
distance in 7 minutes 19: seconds, making the
last mile in 1-41 and the last quarter in 24 sec.
I have not the least doubt that Starlight,"
with a few months training will bring his
colors to the front in a 3 or 4 mile race, against
any horse in Europe.
For particulars apply to
SDANIEL G. LANE,
Hamilton, Bermuda,
Decembr 23, 881.-


December 23, 1881.-2

Notice fo


r Claims.


ALL Persons holding CLAIMS against the
ALlUndermentioned Vessels and against the
Undersigned at Hamilton, or St. George's, are
notified to present their BILLS for Payment
by or before the 30th instant,'namely :-
Barque Eliza Barss.
Steamers of the Quebec Steamship
Company.
TROTT & COX


27th December, 1881.-I
"Colonist" copy once.



LEx Shooners Miriam and Rebecca.
mi TT. r -^" .... 1 A. U,.-L dn. A 1A _


I


BERMU)DA, Alias
SOMERS' ISLANDS
By His Excellency Lieut.-General SIR
R. M. LAFFAN, R.E., K.C.
M.G., Governor Commander-in-
Chief, Vice-A.dmiral and Or-
dinary, in and over these Is-
lands, 4,c., Sec., uSc.
H tERFAS MARYELIZABETH JANE
MINORS has prayed for Administration
on the Estate of JOSEPH BENJAMIN MI-
NORS, late of St. George's Parish in these Is-
lands, Boatman, deceased.
This is therefore to give notice, that if any
Person or Persons can shew any juat Cause why
the said Administration should not be granted
unto the said MARY ELIZABETiH JANE
MIN O!IS, he, she, or they, are to file his, her,
or their Caveat in writing, in the Secretary's Of
flee of these Islands within Fifteen days from
the publication hereof, otherwise the said Ad-
ministration will be granted accordingly
R. E. WEBSTER,
Colonial Secretary.
Dated at the Secretary's Office,
this 24th day of Deer., 1881.


The Undersigne'eu uuo t wou ^. t-
GOES of

'PITCH PINE,
Now Lying on Washington's Wharf, consisting
of:-


11 and 1s inch Flooring,
Inch BOARDi planed and jointed.
Railing M PTERIAL 2 x 3, 1- x 3
SCANTLING, 4 x 3, 2 x 8,2 x6, 6 x6,
4 x 5, 2 x 5, 2x10, 4x6, 2 x 10, 2 x 5,
2 x 4.
Eight Thousand feet inch BOARDS.
Five Thousand feet one and a half
inch PLANKS.
TROTT 4 COX.
Hamilton, Bermuda, Dec. 27, 1881.-2 3p
"Colonist" copy twice 3rd page.


To the Parishoners of
Warwick Parish.
I thank you for your past favours of voting
me as CONSTABLE, but owing to the
unlawful way in which I was dealt with
at a vestry Meeting on the night of Oc-
tober the 4th, and the salary being so very,
very, small for so responsible an Office, I intend
to withdraw; and hoping I have made no
enemies.
I Remain, until the 31st day Dec., 1831,
Constable, West Warwick,
MR. W. W. FRANCIS.


The finder on leaving same at Royal
Gazette" Stationery Store, will be suitably Re-
waided.
December 26th, 1881.


UNCLAIMED LETTERS IN THE POST OF-
FICE HAMILTON, 24th December, 1881.
Almeria Adams, Knud Anderson, Joseph Bese
Eagenio Biasiotto, Harriet Bascome, Augusta Betts,
James Cananan, Monoel Cabral, Louisa Dashields
Brig" Earnest." Antonio D Fereira, S A Gardner,
E Goderick, Wm B Herbert, Michael Hayes, Mrs
Hill, John Johison, C Jbnnings, Elizabeth Kemp,
James Lynch, Sofronia Landy, Louia J de Medei-
ros, Peter Magnison, M V Nuances, Caroline Ou-
ten,FrancesS 'Feniston, James Read, Ann L Rich-
ardson, G A Scott, Emilia A de Silva, John Stock,
W M Stephens, Benj Saunders, Cbas Stockdale,
Jane Smith, Lucy Trott Barque Viva," Mrs Cap.
tain Walker.
(tI \l r' ; l.E,. a- i\ 1 iiE POT OF.
FLUE 6'T. UEOkiG D.cr. ..6 t, 1881
Katherine Al bouy, ,'o .: Lender-, abt. Hel, n,"
Mrs Maso1n, Lesie AlutIr, Jon u'wi.naaa, At.
fred Skarin.


Notice to Public Credit-
ors.

Colonial Secretary's Office,
26TH DaCF.MRs,:, ltSl.
4 LI, Person having PDMIAND)' against the
SPublic 'rreasury for services or supplies
authorised by Law and which have heretofore
been paid by the Public Treasury in virtue of
such legal authority, are hereby required to
render their respective A counts-in duplicate-
duly vouched and certified and made up to the
31st day of this present month of Pecember,
to TH:E CLERK of Ier tViajesty's Council,
On or before the Sth day of Jantu-
ary, 1882.
The Committee of the GENERAL ASSRSMBLY,
appointed under the authority of the %ct entitled
An Act to provide for the quarterly \uditing
and payment of the claims of certain Puilia
Creditors"-are hereby required to meet be-
tneen the 8th and 1.th days of the said month of
January, and the Committee of the LEGISLATIVE
COUNCIL, between the 8th and 16th daysof the
same month to audit and pass such Accounts.
Salaries of Public Officers and Annuitants are
not affected by this notice.
By His Excellency's Command,
R. E. WEBSTER,
1 Colonial Secretary.

Notice.

The Steamer
t. George,


Will Discontinue

Her Regular Trips

After the First of Jany.,
1882.

We are compelled to withdraw the
Steamer,
"S T. GEOR GE"
On account of the very small Re-
ceipts.
We kindly thank our Patrons who
gave us their support -during the last two
Months.
We shall be pleased to furnish the
8 TEAMER,
At any time for

Excursions, Freight or
Towage,

The Management,
W. E. MEYER.
St. George's Dec. 27, 1881.-1

Store No. 24 Front Street



BY TENDER.
TENDERS will be received until
Monday 9th Jany., 1882,
By the Undersigned from Persons desirous of
renting the above
STO fires,
recently occupied by Messrs. R. P. Atkins &
Co. Also the
OFFICES,
above the Store No. 24.
The above Premises may be rented together
or separately, they are most conveniently situ-
ated, being directly
Opposite the Big Shed or Steamer
Wharf.
The undersigned does not bind himself to
accept the highest or any Tender,
All particulars may be obtained of George
0. Whitney, St. Georges, or
S. A. MASTERS,
December 27th, 1881. Hamilton.

Lost.

JN this Town on Wednesday last

A Silver Hunting Case WA TCU,
With Steel Chain and Whistle attached.


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It neutralizes the hereditary taint, or poison in the
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SICK IJEADACHE AND DYSPEPSIA.
No. 151 PERRY-ST., NEW YORKCITY.
DEAR SIR,-Your justly celebrated INDIAN
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Wines for the Season.

CLARET (Imported annually for 32
SAUTERNE ; years from same Ilouse inii
( Bordeaux
HOCK
BURGUNDY (Sparkling)
MOSELLE
DO Scharzburg Muscatel 1857
CH AMPAGNE (Moett & Chandon extra dry)
DO. St. Peray
DO. Swiss
DO. Saumur
)DO Vuvray
SIIERRY Fine Montilla
DO. Amontillado, 20 years in bottle
DO. MANZANILLA 20 years in bottle
GOSLL~ G BROS.,
Hamilton and St. George's
Established upwards of 50 years.
May 28th, 1881.

Coughs Cured.

ILLIONS have tried and been benefited
by the use of E. A. MEYER,'S COUGH
DROPS. Those suffering from CovGHS AND
COLDS had better at once obtain a supply and
thus "prevent the ill effects so often produced
by neglected Coughs, &c.
Always on hand-TAR, IDOORHOUND,
FLAXSEEI), Iceland Moss DROPS, &c.,
&c.
E. A. JMIEYERS.
East Broadway, Novr. 29th, 1881.-3m.

Potatoes -Potatoes! !

Superior Table

POTATOES.
The undersigned has always on
hand a full supply of TABLE POTATOES;
in quality superior to any in market, and at
prices to defy competition.
SPECIAL RATES to Army and Navy
CANTEENS and MESSES.
W. T. JAMES,
42 Front Street. ,
Hamilton, October 3, 1881.

Bermuda Ice,
JMlIDE FROM 1 PURE RMII\
WATER.
CAN be used under all circumstances without
the danger attending the use of imported
Ice, which in most cases affect the system, in ume
same manner as a change of drinking water.
The subscriber is now prepared to furnish Ice
at Depot, Burnaby Street, from 6 a.m., to 6 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.
THOLMAS M31ILES.
liamilto,, .lay 31st, 1831.


Potatoes!


Guano!


Trhe Undersigned has received per
Bright. Excelsior, from Shediac,
650 BARRELS GARNET

Seed Potatoes,
"Tait's" Star Brand,
AND,
Per Schooner C. H. Foster, from
New York,
BARRELS and BAGS
FISH GUANO 0
Bags Peruvian G UA.JJO.
The above will be sold at lowest Market
rates for Cash, and on accommodating terms
to approved Customers.
S. S. INGRIAM,
Hamilton, 22nd November, 1881

For Sale.

l A House and Lot,
Inthe Town of Hamilton,
FOR SALE.
For Particulars please apply to
R. D. DARRELL, EsQ.
1Hamilton, Novr. 29, 1881.


For Sale.
A Good Substantial


For particulars please apply at the Royal
Gazette" Office.
Hamilton, November 22, 1881.

REMOVAL!
DR. E. R. MERCERR,
VETERINARY SURGEON,
Has removed his Office to the premises of Mrs.
B. H. Young, Reid Street, Hamilton, recently
occupied by Dr. Theodore Outerbridge, V.S.
Office Ilours 0lto 12-2 to 5.
Will visit St. George's professionally on Satur-
days. Office at McCallan & Co. Residence
Harrington Place, Hamilton arish.
August 2, 1881.

Robt. G. Lee & Co.,
Commission 'Merchants,
Jnd INSURANCE BROKERS.
18 Leadenhall Street,
AND AT LLOYDS,
LONDON, E.C.
Personal attention given to Consignments of
Bermuda PRODUCE and the filling of Ber-
mudian orders.
April 30, 1881.


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AMERICAN WATCHES,


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CONSTIPATON WITH HEADACHE. above vv A TU tor both
CONSTIPATION WITH HEADACHELadies and Gentlemen are kept constantl-
No. 99 WEST HOUSTON-ST., CITY. in hand by the Undersigned: Any grade Movey
SIR,-Your INDIAN BLOOD SYRUP has cured nent not in Stock will be furnished at the
rpe entirely of the distress in my head, and relieved flanufactor's list price. Also, make to order
every difficulty of my bowels. I must say that it my style of Case with Crest, Monogram, &c.,
is the best medicine that any person can take for engraved.
sick headache. t. Remember the American Watch Co. received I
ALICE REED. the Gold Medal at the late Paris Exhibition.
DYSPEPSIA. E. CHILD.
DEAR SIR,-I used your INDIAN BLOOD SY- Front Street, Hamilton, ?
RUP for Dyspepsia (from which I suffered for five Decr. 16, 18778. u .').
years,) with the happiest results.
A few doses placed my stomach in a condition to ,T s 1---TT__ 1
digest food-theieby relieving me of those distress- 'i L.N TJLJ IC E .
Ing pains experienced by dyspeptics after eating-
and although it at first caused occasional dizziness
it quickly disappeared on my continuing its use., t t u t
My digestion is now almost perfect, and I feel great. VluBl 'o
ly benefited. 4 w, I
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Yours, WM. A. PIERMAN,
No. 333 West 32nd st., New York City.


NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 1880.


C. Johnson, M.D.,
DEAR Sia,-I take pleasure in recommending
your INDIAN BLOOD SYRUP as an invaluable
remedy for Dyspepsia. My wife has been a suffer-
er from periodical dyspeptic attacks of the most
acute nature for over 5 years. During such attacks
death would almost be a relief to her. She was
prescribed for by several doctors without effect.
Nothing gave he, relief until she obtained a bottle
of your INDIAN BLOOD SYRUP. Its effects
were wonderful an'l she is now entirely cured. It
Is a medicine that no household should be without
P. YOUNG,
No 261 West Houseten-St., City.
BERMUDA, June 28th, 1880.
DEAR Sta,-This is to certify that I have found
more good in your INDIAN BLOOD SYRUP than
any Medicine that I have ever taken for Dyspepsia
aid Indigestion. I would advise all that suffer from
i to try DR. CLARK JOHNSON'S INDIAN
BLOOD SYRUP.
SAML. G. ADAMS.

Sole Agent for Bermuda,
JOHN A. FOX,
Water Street, St. George's.


Hhds., Halt l' hds., atid Sixtb
Hhds.
From the Celebrated Brewery of
Messrs- LAND SON &CO.,
ARMY AND NAVY BREWERS,
HALIFAX,
Is now placed at prices to Cash Customers to
defy Competition.
For Sale by
A. J. RICHA RDSON,
Sole Agent,
St. George's, Bermuda.
January 18, 1881.-3m 3p, 9m.

FOR LONDON,
To return Direct.
The Fine Fast Sailing Baaqne

Sir F. F. Seymour
H. J. WATLINGTON,
Will sail as above on or about the
5TH JANUARY NEXT.
For Freight or Passage ple: se make early ap-
plication to the Master on board, or to
J. H. TRIMINGHAM & SONS.,
Agents.
Hamilton, 21st November, 1881.


F
SPAIN, ITA
EGYPT, FR.
CANADA, EN
GREECE, THE
PROPOf
(Subje
LIVE I
From Liverpool.
Spain, Wed. Sept.
Italy, Oct.
Helvetia, "
England, "
Egypt, "
Erin, Nov.
Spain, "
Italy, "
Helvetia "
England, "


L EE T,
.LY,
ANCE,
GLAND,
QUEEN,


DENMARK,
HOLLAND,
HELVETIA,
ERIN.


SED SAILINGS
ict to Change.)
POOL LINE.
To Liverpool.


Sat.
'4
4'



4'
"


LONDON LINE.


From London
*Holland, Wed. Sept. 21
*France, 28
Canada, Oct. 6
Phe Queen, 12
*Denmark, 19
Greece, 26
*Holland, Nov. 2
*France, 9
Canada, 16
The Queen 23
*Denmark, 30


Oct. 15, 11. a.m.
" 22, 3. p.m.
" 29, 9.30 a.m.
Nov. 5, 3. p.m.
" 12, 9-30 a.m.
" 19, 3. p.m.
'* 26, 8-30 a.m.
Dec. 83, 8. p.m.
" 10, 8. a.m.
" 17, 1-80 p.m.


To London


Wed. Oct.
i 4<
Nov.
D c.

Dec.
K
(( ,'


12, 8-30 a.m.
19,2. p.m-
26,7. a.m.
2, 2. p.m.
9, 7. a.m.
16,12.30p.ni.
23,6. a.m.
80,12-80p.m.
7,6. a.m.
14, 11. a.m.
21, 8. p.m.


*The Steamkers France Holland and Den-
mark will not carry Passengers.
Rates of passage, to Queenstown or Liver-
pool $50 to $70.
Prepaid Tickets $60 to $75.
Excursion Tickets $120.
To London direct, $50 to $60.
Prepaid Tickets $60 and $7 0
Excursion Tickets $110.
Steerage pas age $26.
For further information apply at the Com-
pany's Offices, Nos. 69, 71 & 73 Broadway,
New York-
F. W. J. HURST,
Manager.
New York, Sept. 22, 1881.

NEW BOOKS
Suitable for Christmas and JNew
Year Presents,
At "Royal Gazette" Stationery Store,
ALSO,
Tissue Paper various colours for Christmas
Decorations.
December 6, 1881.


Notice


THE Undersigned takes this op- HE Undersigned ha
portunity to thank the Merchants of Supply of
Bermuda for the very liberal response which pply o
during the past year they have given his Card N 1] P E
which was first published in this Journal last T T I
December and which has resulted in a largely TABLE P
increased trade with this Island. He would Guaranteed to compete
also express the hope that the intercourse so to any in the Market
auspiciously begun may be doubled this com- prompt attention to
ing year, and that every Inhabitant of 1ermu- from Naval Canteens
da may be given an opportunity to test the Prices. I also have a 9
superior quality of all articles put up under
Thurbers' brands which cover goods that are B / T
guaranteed to be pure and wholesome, and of BOX AN
which dealers are authorised to refund the
purchase price where consumers have cause B
for dissatisfaction. He would again remind the Wi
Merchants of Bermuda that he is also practi-
cally familiar with the wants of the Island in At very Mod
all that relates to Food Products and Groce- W. M
ries generally. Publ
Any orders that may be entrusted to him November 5, 1881.
will be faithfully and promptly'filled, with the November 5, 1881.
assurance that they will receive all the advan- ...
ages which the special facilities of the Messrs. FOR
rhurber enable them to give as importers,
with Branch II"ouses at London, England, and
Bordeaux, France, and as foreign Manufac-
tures with Factories at Bordeaux, Marmande,
and Nantes, France, in addition to the large
Factories which thev own and operate in the 0 A 11r
United States. A trial order, no matter how AL
small, may result in mutual benefit and will .
be appreciated by PIANOFORTE (
ALBERT W. MINICK, Applyto
With H. K. and F. B. THURBER & CO.,
Exporters, Importers, Manufacturers of and November 29th, 1881.
Dealers in Food Products, November 29th, 1881.


as now on hand a full


POTATOES,
e in Quality and Price
;; hoping by strict and
receive the Patronage
and Messes at Special
Superior Stock of
TEN,
D DRUM


lerate Prices.
[ATSON, R.N.,
ic Pier Store, Somerset.


SALE,


AND

8o0,
by Collard & Collard)

. THOMPSON, R.E.,
Prospect Camp.


- West Broadway, Read and Eudson Streets, For
New York City. ale,
P. O. Box 3482.
New York. London. Bordeaux. ttg

FOREST LAKE ICE COM- AND LOT,
OAt Somerset, at present occupied by Mr.
PANY. iTimothy Seymour, Pilot.
Ofce at C OS East I Possession can be given in January 1882.
e at I OUSE, East Broadway. A portion of the purchase money may re-
"|HE Subscribers would respectfully inform main on interest for a reasonable time.
Sthe people of Hamilton and vicinity that Apply to
they are now prepared to attend to all Orders A. J. RODSDON.
for Ice in a first class manner and at the reason- Hamilton, 12th Dec., 1881.
able price of Half-Penny per pound.
We will keep constantly on hand at the Ice 'f'heodore Outerbridge,
House of the late Captain Castner, East Broad- hoo re u terb d e,
way, a supply of ICE throughout the year for D. V. S.,
the benefit of our Customers who may require V.TERINARY SURGEON.
Ice during winter months. VINARY SURGEON.
By prompt attention to our customers and I office and Residence Reid Btreoet, lamilton.
strict attention to our business, we hope to re- Olfice adjoining Army Pay'Office.
ceive a share of the Public patronage. Hours-8 to 10 a.m.; 3 to 6 p.m.
Ice delivered daily (Sundays excepted) in. Will Visit St. Georges Professionally
I Hamilton and vicinity. TUESDAYS AND FRID YS.
N.B.-ICE HOUSE open from 6 a.m. to 6 Jffice at Mr. George Spurliugs, Market Sqnare.
p.m. daily, Sundays excepted, when it will be Hamilton, November 8. 1880.
open from 7 to 8.
JOH.N B. ST.IHL CO., Sugar! Sugar!
East Boadway, Hamilton. e_
June 21st, 1881.-tf Ex .Mystery and Excelsior from
KIMMEL'S CHOICE PERF U- )ernerara,
MErY Barrels yellow V P.,ver
IMMEL'S TOILET VINEGAR, a pleasant Superior Quality.
tonic and refreshing adjunct to the Toilet and
Oath, a reviving eent and a powerful disinfectant Barrels M uscovado.
For warm climates it is invaluable.
RIVIMEL'S CELEBRATED LAVENDLR- At lowest rates for the 'Cash.'
WATER. S S. INGHAM
RIMMEL'S TREBLE DISTILLED EAU DE p. S. NGHA
COLOGNE. ::' 3ept., 1881.
RIMMEL'S MUCH IMPROVED FLORIDA
WATER. For Sale
RIMMEL'S JOCKEY CLUB and other fra.
grant Perfumes. The Fine Schooner
RIMMEL'S LIUIE JUICE and GLYCERINE The Fie Sc0oo0er
gives the hair a beautiful gloss and impacts an r
agreeable coolness to the head. Vyste ry
RIMiMEL'S PURE WHITE GLYCERINEedy for Voyage.
SOAP TILIA, BROWN WINDSOR, HONEY Ready for any Voyage.
ALMOND, LETTUCE, COAL-TAR, and the Rates A. IA
Toilet Soaps in bars or cakes. Apply to
RIMMEL'S VELNETINE, VIOLET, RICE, WM. E. MEYER,
ROSE-LEAF and other TOILET POWDERS, in
boxes, barrels and packets. t. George's.
RIMMEL'S AQUADENTINE, cleans, whitens November 28th, 1881.-4
and preserves the teeth, refreshes the mouth, and
.weetensthe breath. Protection against FIRE
RIMMEL'S AROMATIC OZONIZER, orNa- \'r THE MOST MODERATE RATES
tural Air purifier,a fragrant Powder which diffuses Can be obtained from the
the healthy and refreshing emanations of the Pine PH(NIX INSURA NCK COMPA
and Eucalyptus Forests. PHOENIX INSURANCE COM A P N
E. RIM M EL, Perfumer by appointment to H. R. of London,
H. Princess of Wales, 96, Strand, London, and 17 )ne of the longest Established and Wealthiest
Boulevard des It4liens, Paris. Offices in Great Britain.
May 27, 1879. Through the BRANCH OFFICE in these
islands, a Saving is effected to the Insured
i fthe Stamp Duty, a very considerable item.
RISKS taken both on REAL and PERSONAL
1A, 01 ,I,)O'ERTY for 3, 6 or 12 months.
G U IO N L IN E No FEES and no CtIAIGE tfor P'olicies.
United States Mail Steamers. N. A BUTTE AFIELD,


FO LIPVERPOOL
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN,
LEAVE NEW YORK
V R T 'TU ES-ULY
ARIZONA Tuesday, December 6, at 5-30 a.m.
WISCONSIN 13, at 10-30 a.m
ALASKA 20, at 4 a.m.
NEVADA 27, at 10 a.m.
WYOMING January 3, at 4'30 a.m.
ARIZONA 10, at 9 a.m.
R WISCONSIN 17, at 3p.m.
ALASKA 24, at 9 a.m.
The above Steamers are built expressly for
the Trade, have five watertight bulkheads, and
carry experienced Officers, Surgeons and Stew-
ardesses. The Saloon Accommodat ions are un-
surpassed by any Atlantic Steamers, and the
State Rooms are on main deck opening into the
Saloon, thus securing that great comfort in
ocean travel, perfect ventilation and light.
Smoking Room, Bath Room and Piano on
each Steamer.
The U. S. Mail Steamer Flamborough" from
Bermnuda, Thursdays, generally arrives at New
York on Mondays, and Passengers' baggage can
be transferred direct to the Liverpool Steamer
sailing next day.
WILLIAMS.& GUION,
Agents,
29 Broadway, New York.
New York, Nov. 30, 1881.


Hamilton, September 9th, 1856.


.LJIJA.CK.-DEC., 1881, JANY., 1882.
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1'TE BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE is published
every Tuesday by DONALD M'PH-E LEE,
Printer to the Queen's Most Excellenm
Majesty,
AT HIS OFFICE,

North-west Corner of Reid and Burnaby Stijets
Hamilton,
where Blanks, Hand-bills, &c., will be
printed at the shortest notice -Agents
St. Georges for the RoyalGazelle Messrs.
GoRGEa BOYLE & SoN, West End, Watcr
Street.


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